A Pietrobelli

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Behind and beyond the pediatric metabolic syndrome
    Paolo Brambilla
    ASL Milano 2, Milano, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 35:41. 2009
  2. pmc Pediatric obesity: looking into treatment
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, 37134, Italy
    Nutrients 1:197-209. 2009
  3. pmc Body circumferences: clinical implications emerging from a new geometric model
    Steven B Heymsfield
    Merck and Company, Rahway, NJ, USA
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 5:24. 2008
  4. pmc Prenatal diagnosis of a rare form of congenital mid-ureteral stricture: a case report and literature revisited
    Milena Brugnara
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    BMC Urol 7:8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcome measurements in paediatric obesity prevention trials
    A Pietrobelli
    Paediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:S86-9. 2004
  6. doi request reprint From fatness to leaness: where did we go wrong?
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:42-5. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint New bioimpedance analysis system: improved phenotyping with whole-body analysis
    A Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1479-84. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Childhood obesity: looking into the future
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Angiology 59:30S-3S. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Establishing body composition in obesity
    A Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:884-92. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Adipose tissue and metabolic effects: new insight into measurements
    A Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S97-100. 2005

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Publications65

  1. pmc Behind and beyond the pediatric metabolic syndrome
    Paolo Brambilla
    ASL Milano 2, Milano, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 35:41. 2009
    ..Consequently, a prudent use of Metabolic Syndrome for children and adolescents seems to be the best and honest position for paediatricians, waiting for long term, longitudinal follow-up studies that could clarify the entire question...
  2. pmc Pediatric obesity: looking into treatment
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, 37134, Italy
    Nutrients 1:197-209. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Body circumferences: clinical implications emerging from a new geometric model
    Steven B Heymsfield
    Merck and Company, Rahway, NJ, USA
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 5:24. 2008
    ..Concepts emerging from the developed model were then used to examine the relations between the evaluated clinical measures and body composition...
  4. pmc Prenatal diagnosis of a rare form of congenital mid-ureteral stricture: a case report and literature revisited
    Milena Brugnara
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    BMC Urol 7:8. 2007
    ..Site characterization of the narrowing is important to optimize the surgical approach to the newborn affected by hydronephrosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcome measurements in paediatric obesity prevention trials
    A Pietrobelli
    Paediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:S86-9. 2004
    ..Having an accurate and precise body composition assessment, it may be possible to control growth process and predict adult status in order to reduce the risk factors for various diseases...
  6. doi request reprint From fatness to leaness: where did we go wrong?
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:42-5. 2011
    ..Predictors and potential factors underlying the development of excess adiposity were well studied and established with emphasis on fat mass...
  7. ncbi request reprint New bioimpedance analysis system: improved phenotyping with whole-body analysis
    A Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1479-84. 2004
    ..A new BIA system has 8-(two on each hand and foot) rather than 4-contact electrodes allowing for rapid 'whole-body' and regional body composition evaluation...
  8. doi request reprint Childhood obesity: looking into the future
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Angiology 59:30S-3S. 2008
    ..Together, these 6 levels could promote childhood obesity as a high research priority and put it as the first point in the international public agenda...
  9. ncbi request reprint Establishing body composition in obesity
    A Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:884-92. 2002
    ..We then provide general concepts related to techniques for estimating body composition. Finally, we briefly discuss the measurement of adipose tissue distribution...
  10. ncbi request reprint Adipose tissue and metabolic effects: new insight into measurements
    A Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S97-100. 2005
    ..The fat cells produce agents that regulate a host of physiological processes directly related to carbohydrate and fat metabolism and the development of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pediatric body composition in clinical studies: which methods in which situations?
    A Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, School of Medicine, University of Verona Policlinic GB Rossi, Via delle Menegone 10, I 37134, Verona, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 40:S270-3. 2003
    ..The central aim of this paper is to review methods of pediatric body composition assessment that can provide new insights for clinical practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint The invisible fat
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Applied Dietetic Technical Sciences Chair, Modena and Reggio Emilia University, Italy
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 96:35-8. 2007
    ..Moreover, the large gap in available information for certain topics makes MRI measurement a dynamic and growing scientific area of body composition investigation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of lean tissue and fat mass with bone mineral content in children and adolescents
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Obes Res 10:56-60. 2002
    ..Based on suggested skeletal muscle-bone relationships, this study tested the hypothesis that in children and adolescents lean tissue mass (LTM) is a better predictor of total bone mineral content (TBMC) than is FM...
  14. ncbi request reprint Body composition measurements: from the past to the future
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Paediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 94:8-13. 2005
    ..It is important to have the possibility to control the growth process and to predict adult status in order to reduce the risk factors of various diseases...
  15. ncbi request reprint Multi-component body composition models: recent advances and future directions
    A Pietrobelli
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:69-75. 2001
    ..We summarize the rationale for, applications, and types of multi-component models along with sources of error. Our review presents the strengths and limitations of available models and identifies important future research directions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hydration of fat-free body mass: review and critique of a classic body-composition constant
    Z Wang
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:833-41. 1999
    ..These are important issues because water dilution is the only method currently available for estimating body fat in all mammals, which range in body mass by a factor of 10(4)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Weight loss increases and fat loss decreases all-cause mortality rate: results from two independent cohort studies
    D B Allison
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:603-11. 1999
    ..No study has considered the independent effects of weight loss and fat loss on mortality rate. We studied mortality rate as a function of weight loss and fat loss...
  18. ncbi request reprint Does waist circumference predict fat gain in children?
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Polyclinic, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:978-83. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to identify in a group of 8-y-old prepubertal children the anthropometric parameter with the highest prediction power of overweight, measured 4 y later...
  19. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and cardiovascular risk factors in prepubertal children
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Polyclinic, Verona, Italy
    Obes Res 9:179-87. 2001
    ..Few data on the relationship between body-fat distribution and cardiovascular risk factors are available in children, especially before puberty...
  20. ncbi request reprint Garcinia cambogia (hydroxycitric acid) as a potential antiobesity agent: a randomized controlled trial
    S B Heymsfield
    Department of Medicine, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    JAMA 280:1596-600. 1998
    ..As a citrate cleavage enzyme that may play an essential role in de novo lipogenesis inhibition, G cambogia is claimed to lower body weight and reduce fat mass in humans...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of contingent television on physical activity and television viewing in obese children
    M S Faith
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1043-8. 2001
    ..68). CONCLUSIONS: Contingencies in the home environment can be arranged to modify physical activity and TV viewing and may have a role in treating childhood obesity. Contingent TV may be one method to help achieve this goal...
  22. ncbi request reprint Techniques used in measuring human body composition
    A Pietrobelli
    Obesity Research Centre, Saint Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 1:439-48. 1998
    ..As the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry is now gaining acceptance, both clinically and in the research laboratory, as a useful body composition method, particular emphasis is placed on this important approach...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predicting fat-free mass in children using bioimpedance analysis
    A Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 40:S212-5. 2003
    ..6375 (ZI)+5.9913, r(2)=0.897, p<0.0001; (b). female subjects, FFM(DXA)=0.7597 (ZI)+ 3.5853, r(2)=0.903, p<0.0001. These data support the notion that BIA alone can be used as a surrogate to measure FFM in a pediatric sample...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessment by bioimpedance of forearm cell mass: a new approach to calibration
    A Pietrobelli
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10025, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:723-8. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for overweight and obesity in a population of Italian schoolchildren: a longitudinal study
    N Fuiano
    Pediatric Unit, Department of Prevention and Public Health, ASL, Foggia, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 31:979-84. 2008
    ..A large prevalence of overweight/obesity was observed in Italian schoolchildren. Gender, maternal weight gain during pregnancy, and parents' BMI were the strongest predictors of the persistence of child overweight and obesity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Maternal restriction of children's eating and encouragements to eat as the 'non-shared environment': a pilot study using the child feeding questionnaire
    K L Keller
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1670-5. 2006
    ..A secondary aim was to test whether within-family differences in maternal feeding attitudes and styles relate to within-family differences in child weight status...
  27. ncbi request reprint Resistance to change of adulthood body mass index
    M Heo
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1404-5. 2002
    ..We found that body weight is quite resistant to change over years and decades. This finding partially de-mystifies the weight regain observed following intervention that last weeks or months...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in circulating leptin concentrations is not accounted for by differences in adipose tissue distribution
    M Rosenbaum
    Division of Molecular Genetics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1365-71. 2001
    ..Gender-related differences in the relative amounts of SAT and VAT may account for the greater circulating leptin concentration relative to fat-mass in females than males...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in the energy content of weight change
    A Pietrobelli
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1339-48. 2002
    ..The energy content of weight change is assumed to be sex- and age-neutral at 3,500 kcal/pound or 32.2 MJ/kg...
  30. doi request reprint Asthma and obesity in childhood: on the road ahead
    D G Peroni
    Pediatric Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:599-605. 2010
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Depressive mood and obesity in US adults: comparison and moderation by sex, age, and race
    M Heo
    Department of Psychiatry, Westchester Division, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:513-9. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Hydration of fat-free body mass: new physiological modeling approach
    Z Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol 276:E995-E1003. 1999
    ..The present study, the first to advance a physiological hydration model, provides a conceptual framework for the TBW-fat estimation method and identifies important areas that remain to be studied...
  33. ncbi request reprint Growth: healthy status and active food model in pediatrics
    N C Battistini
    Human Nutrition Chair, Modena and Reggio Emilia University, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S14-8. 2005
    ..In this view, energy balance, body function, and body composition are three entities correlated to each other to the healthy status...
  34. ncbi request reprint Low physical activity levels of modern Homo sapiens among free-ranging mammals
    M Hayes
    Department of Medicine, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:151-6. 2005
    ..Our observations lend support to the hypothesis that low activity-related energy expenditure levels contribute to the rising worldwide prevalence of obesity...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Allergic rhinitis: A challenge diagnosis]
    N Fuiano
    Unità di Allergologia Pediatrica, A USL Fg 1, San Severo, Foggia, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 58:269-72. 2006
    ..e., skin prick test and nasal specific IgE)...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Growth curves in pediatrics. Pilot study in a city of south of Italy]
    N Fuiano
    Servizio di Prevenzione ed Educazione Sanitaria in Età Evolutiva, USL Fg 1, San Severo, Foggia
    Minerva Pediatr 57:297-303. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate, in a city of South Italy (San Severo), pediatric subjects in order to create growth curves...
  37. ncbi request reprint Eating habits in elderly diabetic subjects: assessment in the InCHIANTI Study
    E Mannucci
    Section of Diabetology, Geriatric Unit, University of Florence, Via delle Oblate 4, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:278-82. 2008
    ..Nutritional therapy is a cornerstone of the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The aim of this study was to assess differences in dietary habits between subjects with and without known type 2 diabetes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Crossvalidation of anthropometry against magnetic resonance imaging for the assessment of visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue in children
    P Brambilla
    Department of Pediatrics, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:23-30. 2006
    ..The studies hitherto available for children have, however, been performed on small sample sizes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Genetics of food intake and body composition: lessons from twin studies
    K L Keller
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Center College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Acta Diabetol 40:S95-100. 2003
    ..Moreover, comparable studies of human eating style are even more scarce. Advances in the laboratory measurement of human eating behavior may increase the yield of twin studies that solely focus on body composition...
  40. pmc US pediatric population-level associations of DXA-measured percentage of body fat with four BMI metrics with cutoffs
    M Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 38:60-8. 2014
    ..Overall, BMI z-score was superior for evaluation of %BF, and its cutoff of 0.4 can also serve as a threshold for careful monitoring of weight status. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. paracasei F19 in Bell's stage 2 of necrotizing enterocolitis
    N Zampieri
    Department of Anesthetic and Surgical Sciences Pediatric Surgical Unit University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 65:353-60. 2013
    ..The aim of this trial is to evaluate the role Lactobacillus paracasei in Bell's stage 2 in order to prevent the clinical progression to stage 3...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Multifactorial prevention of obesity: childhood II and III]
    A Pietrobelli
    U O Patologia e Terapia Intensiva Neonatale Clinica Pediatrica, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 59:566. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint From birth to adolescence: Vienna 2005 European Childhood Obesity Group International Workshop
    A Pietrobelli
    Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S1-6. 2005
    ..ECOG this year celebrates the approach to early maturity with an excited and omni-comprehensive program developing through eight different tracks...
  44. doi request reprint An unusual case of extra-abdominal desmoid tumour
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 19:410-2. 2010
    ..This is a rare case of extra-abdominal desmoid tumour in a 14-year-old girl affected by spastic tetraparesis. To our knowledge no similar cases are present in literature to date...
  45. ncbi request reprint Proton nuclear magnetic resonance analysis of meconium composition in newborns
    C Righetti
    Magnetic Resonance Laboratory, DSMB, Section of Anatomy and Histology, University of Verona, Strada Le Grazie 8, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 36:498-501. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Mite avoidance can reduce air trapping and airway inflammation in allergic asthmatic children
    D G Peroni
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 32:850-5. 2002
    ..We investigated the effects of prolonged allergen avoidance in 18 house dust mite-sensitized asthmatic children during a prolonged residential period at a high altitude, allergen-free environment...
  47. ncbi request reprint Overweight and hypertension: longitudinal study in school-aged children
    N Fuiano
    Pediatric Unit, Prevention and Public Health, USL Fg 1, Via Aspromonte 9 A, 71016 San Severo, Foggia, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 58:451-9. 2006
    ..The association between overweight and hypertension in children has been reported. This longitudinal study assessed the prevalence of hypertension and the relationships between gender, overweight, and blood pressure...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of obesity in childhood]
    A Crino
    Struttura Semplice di Patologia, Endocrina Autoimmune, Ospedale Bambino Gesù IRCCS, Roma, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 55:461-70. 2003
    ..However, the family pediatrician's assistance is essential during the follow-up period, in order to assure the patient and his/her family a proper assistance...
  49. ncbi request reprint What is the best measure of adiposity change in growing children: BMI, BMI %, BMI z-score or BMI centile?
    T J Cole
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:419-25. 2005
    ..However, change can be measured in several ways: raw (kg/m2) units, percentage, z-scores or centiles. The suitability of the different measures is not known...
  50. ncbi request reprint How much may I eat? Calorie estimates based upon energy expenditure prediction equations
    S B Heymsfield
    Merck and Company, Metabolism and Epidemiology, Rahway, New Jersey 07065 0900, USA
    Obes Rev 7:361-70. 2006
    ..This information should provide healthcare professionals with the tools and understanding to appropriately answer the question, 'How much may I eat?'..
  51. ncbi request reprint Putative contributors to the secular increase in obesity: exploring the roads less traveled
    S W Keith
    Section on Statistical Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1585-94. 2006
    ..To investigate plausible contributors to the obesity epidemic beyond the two most commonly suggested factors, reduced physical activity and food marketing practices...
  52. ncbi request reprint Co-twin control designs for testing behavioral economic theories of child nutrition: methodological note
    M S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1501-5. 2006
    ..To illustrate the use and potential efficiency of the co-twin control design for testing behavioral economic theories of child nutrition...
  53. ncbi request reprint Body fat measurement in adolescent athletes: multicompartment molecular model comparison
    A M Silva
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:955-64. 2006
    ..To assess the accuracy of air displacement plethysmography (ADP) and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) per cent body fat (%BF) estimations in comparison with a reference five-compartment (5C) model used as the reference method...
  54. ncbi request reprint New bioimpedance model accurately predicts lower limb muscle volume: validation by magnetic resonance imaging
    S Salinari
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, 00184 Rome, Italy
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 282:E960-6. 2002
    ..2 +/- 3.9. The new approach suggests that BIA can reasonably estimate the distribution and volume of muscles in the lower extremities of lean subjects...
  55. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and skinfold thickness versus bioimpedance analysis: fat mass prediction in children
    P Pecoraro
    Department of Public Health, ASL Napoli 4, Via Dei Mille 1, I 80011, Acerra, Naples, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 40:S278-81. 2003
    ..However, BIA is a useful and alternative method for detecting body composition in children and may be a more precise tool than TST for measuring FM in epidemiological studies in pediatric populations...
  56. ncbi request reprint The combination of single-dose montelukast and loratadine on exercise-induced bronchospasm in children
    D G Peroni
    Clinica Pediatrica, University of Verona, Italy
    Eur Respir J 20:104-7. 2002
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Benefits of immunotherapy with a standardized Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus extract in asthmatic children: a three-year prospective study
    M Pifferi
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Italy
    Allergy 57:785-90. 2002
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Paediatric obesity: what do we know and are we doing the right thing?
    A Pietrobelli
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:2-3. 2004
  59. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity: political developments in Europe and related perspectives for future action on prevention
    D Fussenegger
    Division Clinical Nutrition and Prevention, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Obes Rev 9:76-82. 2008
    ..Based on the results of such a comprehensive data pool, concrete strategies could be developed for future policy building...
  60. ncbi request reprint "Cyst-like" structures within the ciliary shafts in children with bronchiectasis
    M Pifferi
    Dept of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Respir J 23:857-60. 2004
    ..In contrast to one previous report, the reversibility of the defect suggests its secondary origin, which is most likely related to chronic airway inflammation...
  61. ncbi request reprint New insights into the field of children and adolescents' obesity: the European perspective
    C E Flodmark
    Childhood Obesity Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1189-96. 2004
    ..The paucity of literature on prevention and treatment of obesity in children as documented in this paper points out the need for much additional research on obesity in children...
  62. ncbi request reprint Metabolic risk-factor clustering estimation in children: to draw a line across pediatric metabolic syndrome
    P Brambilla
    ASL Provincia di Milano 2, Milano, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:591-600. 2007
    ..We reviewed the current literature on the MS, focusing on those studies that used the MS diagnostic criteria to analyze children, and we observed extreme heterogeneity for the sets of variables and cutoff values chosen...
  63. ncbi request reprint Exaled nitric oxide and air trapping correlation in asthmatic children
    L Mappa
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Allergy 60:1436-9. 2005
    ..43, P = 0.01). The correlation between eNo levels and RV may reflect the effect of airway inflammation on NO production and diffusion as well as peripheral airway trapping and consequent RV...
  64. ncbi request reprint 'Take the stairs instead of the escalator': effect of environmental prompts on community stair use and implications for a national 'Small Steps' campaign
    M S Dolan
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Obes Rev 7:25-32. 2006
    ..However, the singular impact of this community intervention on correcting energy imbalance may be minimal, having slight impact itself on reducing the national obesity prevalence...
  65. ncbi request reprint Putting related individual studies into childhood obesity intervention studies
    A Pietrobelli
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:547-8. 2005