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Hepatitis B Vaccination and Factors Related with Unresponsiveness in Healthy Children

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.146
Synopsis: 
Some healthy individuals do not develop an adequate immune response against the hepatitis B vaccine after the primary vaccination series. A multifactorial mechanism plays a role in hepatitis B vaccine unresponsiveness.

ABSTRACT

Background: The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of HBV vaccination and factors associated with vaccine unresponsiveness in healthy children.

Accepted: 
09 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2015

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Evaluation of Paediatric Patients with Protein Losing Enteropathy: A Single Centre Experience

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.208
Pages: 
186–9
Synopsis: 
When proteinuria is not detected in well-appearing children admitted with oedema, protein losing enteropathy must be considered.

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Objective: The aim of the study is to evaluate paediatric patients with protein losing enteropathy (PLE).

Methods: Fourteen cases diagnosed as PLE were evaluated in terms of aetiologies, diagnostic methods, laboratory findings, treatment procedures and long-term prognosis.

Accepted: 
29 Oct, 2012
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e-Published: 26 Jun, 2013

Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura Associated with Hepatitis A Infection in a Five-year Old Boy: A Case Report

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.176
Pages: 
536–8
ABSTRACT
 
Acute hepatitis A infection is usually a self-limiting disease and mostly asymptomatic in children younger than six years old. Extrahepatic autoimmune manifestations such as immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) have been reported rarely in children with acute hepatitis A infection. We report herein a paediatric case with ITP which is due to hepatitis A virus infection.
 
Accepted: 
27 Aug, 2013
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e-Published: 10 Jun, 2014

Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Children: The Role of Helicobacter pylori Infection and Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Use

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.130
Pages: 
113–6
Synopsis: 
Helicobacter pylori infection and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug usage are frequent in children. They are considered risk factors for gastrointestinal bleeding. Ibuprofen and acetylsalicylic acid intake were found to be significant in the aetiology of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Helicobacter pylori was not found to be significant.

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Objective: To study the role of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and Helicobacter pylori infection in the aetiology of upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) in children.

Accepted: 
17 Sep, 2014
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e-Published: 29 Jan, 2015
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