Hania Szajewska

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Affiliation: The Medical University of Warsaw
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. pmc Growth of infants fed formula supplemented with Bifidobacterium lactis Bb12 or Lactobacillus GG: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Warsaw 01 183, Poland
    BMC Pediatr 13:185. 2013
  2. doi Meta-analysis: Lactobacillus GG for treating acute gastroenteritis in children--updated analysis of randomised controlled trials
    H Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 38:467-76. 2013
  3. doi Understanding the role of probiotics and prebiotics in preventing allergic disease: evidence and methodological issues
    Hania Szajewska
    The Medical University of Warsaw, Department of Paediatrics, 01 184 Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Poland
    Immunotherapy 5:869-78. 2013
  4. doi The prevention of food allergy in children
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 16:346-50. 2013
  5. doi Lessons learned from clinical studies on infant nutrition
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    World Rev Nutr Diet 106:3-11. 2013
  6. doi Systematic review: early infant feeding and the prevention of coeliac disease
    H Szajewska
    The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 36:607-18. 2012
  7. doi Supplementation of infant formula with probiotics/prebiotics: lessons learned with regard to documenting outcomes
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:S67-8. 2012
  8. doi The role of systematic data reviews in safety assessment of infant nutrition
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Nutr Metab 60:204-7. 2012
  9. ncbi Early nutritional strategies for preventing allergic disease
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:58-62. 2012
  10. doi The role of meta-analysis in the evaluation of the effects of early nutrition on mental and motor development in children
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1889S-1895S. 2011

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  1. pmc Growth of infants fed formula supplemented with Bifidobacterium lactis Bb12 or Lactobacillus GG: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Warsaw 01 183, Poland
    BMC Pediatr 13:185. 2013
    ....
  2. doi Meta-analysis: Lactobacillus GG for treating acute gastroenteritis in children--updated analysis of randomised controlled trials
    H Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 38:467-76. 2013
    ..The efficacy of each probiotic should be evaluated separately. Previously, we have shown that Lactobacillus GG (LGG) is effective in treating acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in children...
  3. doi Understanding the role of probiotics and prebiotics in preventing allergic disease: evidence and methodological issues
    Hania Szajewska
    The Medical University of Warsaw, Department of Paediatrics, 01 184 Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Poland
    Immunotherapy 5:869-78. 2013
    ....
  4. doi The prevention of food allergy in children
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 16:346-50. 2013
    ..This article reports recent advances in early nutritional strategies used in the prenatal/postnatal periods for preventing allergies in children...
  5. doi Lessons learned from clinical studies on infant nutrition
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    World Rev Nutr Diet 106:3-11. 2013
    ....
  6. doi Systematic review: early infant feeding and the prevention of coeliac disease
    H Szajewska
    The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 36:607-18. 2012
    ....
  7. doi Supplementation of infant formula with probiotics/prebiotics: lessons learned with regard to documenting outcomes
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:S67-8. 2012
    ..There is a need for well-designed and carefully conducted randomized controlled trials, with relevant inclusion/exclusion criteria and adequate sample sizes. These studies should use validated clinical outcome measures...
  8. doi The role of systematic data reviews in safety assessment of infant nutrition
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Nutr Metab 60:204-7. 2012
    ..The inclusion of the latter is to be considered particularly for addressing rare adverse effects, long-term adverse effects, or outcomes that were unknown at the time the RCTs were performed...
  9. ncbi Early nutritional strategies for preventing allergic disease
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:58-62. 2012
    ..Neither can specific recommendations be made for the use of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, antioxidants, folate, and vitamin D...
  10. doi The role of meta-analysis in the evaluation of the effects of early nutrition on mental and motor development in children
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1889S-1895S. 2011
    ..An understanding of the strengths and limitations of the meta-analytic approach, which I discuss in this article, is needed by everyone involved in decision making regarding interventions assessed by this approach...
  11. pmc Effect of the consumption of a fermented dairy product containing Bifidobacterium lactis DN-173 010 on constipation in childhood: a multicentre randomised controlled trial (NTRTC: 1571)
    Merit M Tabbers
    Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Emma s Children s Hospital Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 9:22. 2009
    ..Goal of this study is to determine whether this fermented dairy product is effective in the treatment of constipated children with a defecation frequency < 3/week...
  12. ncbi Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial: effect of lactobacillus GG supplementation on Helicobacter pylori eradication rates and side effects during treatment in children
    Hania Szajewska
    2nd Department of Paediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:431-6. 2009
    ..To determine the effectiveness of Lactobacillus GG (LGG) in children with Helicobacter pylori infection undergoing eradication therapy...
  13. ncbi Extensive and partial protein hydrolysate preterm formulas
    Hania Szajewska
    Second Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:S183-7. 2007
    ..High quality, long-term trials are required before these formulas should be offered routinely in preference to other types of formula for preterm infants...
  14. doi Effect of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp lactis supplementation in preterm infants: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:203-9. 2010
    ..To systematically evaluate and update evidence on the efficacy and safety of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp lactis CNCM I-3446 supplementation in preterm infants...
  15. ncbi Systematic review: racecadotril in the treatment of acute diarrhoea in children
    H Szajewska
    The 2nd Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:807-13. 2007
    ..Racecadotril (acetorphan) is an antisecretory drug that exerts its antidiarrhoeal effects by inhibiting intestinal enkephalinase...
  16. doi Gastrointestinal infections in the pediatric population
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 26:36-44. 2010
    ..Searches of MEDLINE and the Cochrane Library databases were performed in August 2009 to locate studies published in the last 18 months...
  17. doi Meta-analysis of the evidence for a partially hydrolyzed 100% whey formula for the prevention of allergic diseases
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, 01 184 Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Poland
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:423-37. 2010
    ..The aim was to systematically review data on the efficacy of a partially hydrolyzed 100% whey formula (pHF) in reducing the risk of allergy in healthy infants at high risk for allergy...
  18. doi Probiotics and prebiotics in preterm infants: where are we? Where are we going?
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Pediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Poland
    Early Hum Dev 86:81-6. 2010
    ..Uncertainty exists regarding the efficacy and safety of using probiotics and prebiotics in preterm infants...
  19. doi Systematic review demonstrating that breakfast consumption influences body weight outcomes in children and adolescents in Europe
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Pediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 50:113-9. 2010
    ..However, almost all of the data in this review were gathered from observational studies, thus, causality should not be assumed based on these findings...
  20. doi Effects of iron supplementation in nonanemic pregnant women, infants, and young children on the mental performance and psychomotor development of children: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1684-90. 2010
    ..Uncertainty exists regarding the effects of iron supplementation on neurodevelopmental outcomes in the absence of anemia...
  21. doi Meta-analysis: the effects of Saccharomyces boulardii supplementation on Helicobacter pylori eradication rates and side effects during treatment
    H Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 32:1069-79. 2010
    ..Problems with currently recommended Helicobacter pylori eradication therapies include unsatisfactory eradication rates and/or therapy-associated side effects...
  22. doi Is early nutrition related to short-term health and long-term outcome?
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Nutr Metab 58:38-48. 2011
    ..Further research should specify strain-specific outcomes and determine optimal dosing schedules. Safety and long-term follow-up studies are of particular interest...
  23. doi Meta-analysis: the effects of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG supplementation for the prevention of healthcare-associated diarrhoea in children
    H Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 34:1079-87. 2011
    ..In children, healthcare-associated diarrhoea, in particular, due to rotavirus, may prolong the hospital stay and increase medical costs, prompting interest in effective, low-cost, preventive strategies...
  24. ncbi Lack of effect of Lactobacillus GG in breast-fed infants with rectal bleeding: a pilot double-blind randomized controlled trial
    H Szajewska
    Second Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:247-51. 2007
    ..This pilot study was designed to assess the effectiveness of Lactobacillus GG (LGG) in breast-fed infants with rectal bleeding...
  25. ncbi Meta-analysis: Lactobacillus GG for treating acute diarrhoea in children
    H Szajewska
    The Second Department of Paediatrics II Katedra Pediatrii, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Dzialdowska, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:871-81. 2007
    ..To review evidence for the effectiveness of Lactobacillus GG (LGG) in treating acute infectious diarrhoea in children...
  26. ncbi Probiotics in the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in children: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Medical University of Warsaw, 01 184 Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Poland
    J Pediatr 149:367-372. 2006
    ..To systematically evaluate the effectiveness of probiotics in preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) in children...
  27. ncbi Use of probiotics in children with acute diarrhea
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Paediatr Drugs 7:111-22. 2005
    ..Many questions remain to be answered. Future clinical trials should evaluate carefully selected, precisely defined probiotic strains and address clinically important endpoints...
  28. ncbi Probiotics in gastrointestinal diseases in children: hard and not-so-hard evidence of efficacy
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:454-75. 2006
    ..Thus, at present, we have some positive certainties, lots of exciting promises and many unanswered questions...
  29. ncbi Effect of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation of women with low-risk pregnancies on pregnancy outcomes and growth measures at birth: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1337-44. 2006
    ..It is hypothesized that the intake of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs) throughout pregnancy is important to maternal health and fetal and infant development...
  30. ncbi Extensively and partially hydrolysed preterm formulas in the prevention of allergic diseases in preterm infants: a randomized, double-blind trial
    H Szajewska
    Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Paediatr 93:1159-65. 2004
    ..A randomized, double-blind study was conducted to evaluate whether use of protein hydrolysate-based preterm formulas in infants with an atopic predisposition helps prevent the development of allergic diseases...
  31. ncbi Meta-analysis: Smectite in the treatment of acute infectious diarrhoea in children
    H Szajewska
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:217-27. 2006
    ..Although not currently recommended, dioctahedral smectite (smectite) is commonly used to treat acute infectious diarrhoea in many countries...
  32. ncbi Meta-analysis: non-pathogenic yeast Saccharomyces boulardii in the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea
    H Szajewska
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:365-72. 2005
    ..Antibiotic-associated diarrhoea occurs in up to 30% of patients who receive antibiotics but can be prevented with probiotics...
  33. ncbi Microbiological and genetic analysis of probiotic products licensed for medicinal purposes
    Hanna Szajewska
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Medical University of Warsaw, 01 184 Warsaw, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 10:BR346-50. 2004
    ..The purpose of our study was to investigate both qualitatively and quantitatively the microbial content of probiotic products licensed for medicinal purposes...
  34. ncbi Effects of brief exposure to water, breast-milk substitutes, or other liquids on the success and duration of breastfeeding: a systematic review
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Paediatr 95:145-52. 2006
    ..To systematically evaluate the effect of supplemental fluids or feedings during the first days of life on the overall breastfeeding duration and rate of exclusive breastfeeding among healthy infants...
  35. ncbi Extensive and partial protein hydrolysate preterm formulas: the effect on growth rate, protein metabolism indices, and plasma amino acid concentrations
    H Szajewska
    Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 32:303-9. 2001
    ..The authors evaluated the rate of growth and indices of protein metabolism in low-birth weight infants fed extensive and partial protein hydrolysate preterm formula followed for 12 weeks...
  36. ncbi Meta-analysis: ondansetron for vomiting in acute gastroenteritis in children
    H Szajewska
    The Second Department of Pediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:393-400. 2007
    ..Vomiting is a common sympton in children with gastroenteritis, but its treatment remains controversial...
  37. ncbi Probiotics in the treatment and prevention of acute infectious diarrhea in infants and children: a systematic review of published randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials
    H Szajewska
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 33:S17-25. 2001
    ..This review was designed to assess the evidence from randomized controlled trials on effects of probiotics in the treatment and prevention of acute infectious diarrhea in infants and children...
  38. ncbi Meta-analysis: Saccharomyces boulardii for treating acute diarrhoea in children
    H Szajewska
    The Second Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:257-64. 2007
    ..Saccharomyces boulardii is a non-pathogenic probiotic yeast considered useful against enteropathogens...
  39. doi Bifidobacterium longum PL03, Lactobacillus rhamnosus KL53A, and Lactobacillus plantarum PL02 in the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in children: a randomized controlled pilot trial
    Henryk Szymański
    Department of Pediatrics, St Hedwig of Silesia Hospital, Trzebnica, Poland
    Digestion 78:13-7. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of a combination of Bifidobacterium longum PL03, Lactobacillus rhamnosus KL53A and Lactobacillus plantarum PL02 for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in children...
  40. pmc Lactobacillus GG (LGG) and smectite versus LGG alone for acute gastroenteritis: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial
    Małgorzata Pieścik-Lech
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, 01 183, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Pediatr 172:247-53. 2013
    ..02). No adverse events were observed in the study groups. Conclusion: LGG plus smectite and LGG alone are equally effective for treating young children with AGE. Combined use of the two interventions is not justified...
  41. ncbi Effects of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation during pregnancy and/or lactation on neurodevelopment and visual function in children: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Piotr Dziechciarz
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, 01 184 Warsaw, Poland
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:443-54. 2010
    ..To systematically evaluate the effects of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 LCPUFA) supplementation of pregnant and/or lactating women on the neurodevelopment and visual function of their children...
  42. pmc Glucomannan for abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders in children: a randomized trial
    Andrea Horvath
    Andrea Horvath, Piotr Dziechciarz, Hania Szajewska, Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Poland
    World J Gastroenterol 19:3062-8. 2013
    ..To assess the efficacy of glucomannan (GNN) as the sole treatment for abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs)...
  43. doi Short- and long-term effects of probiotics administered early in life
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Pediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 68:65-78; discussion 78-82. 2011
    ..Currently, while some promising data exist, there are still more questions than answers. However, rapid progress in this area of research is expected and no doubt will bring about a number of exciting findings...
  44. ncbi Effect of supplementation of women in high-risk pregnancies with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on pregnancy outcomes and growth measures at birth: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Andrea Horvath
    The Second Department of Paediatrics II Katedra Pediatrii, The Medical University of Warsaw, 01 184 Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Poland
    Br J Nutr 98:253-9. 2007
    ....
  45. doi Efficacy and safety of a new apple-flavoured oral rehydration solution in children with acute gastroenteritis: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Małgorzata Pieścik-Lech
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Paediatr 101:e458-64. 2012
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of a new oral rehydration solution (ORS) with improved flavour in the management of children with acute gastroenteritis (AGE)...
  46. ncbi Systematic review of randomized controlled trials: fiber supplements for abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders in childhood
    Andrea Horvath
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Nutr Metab 61:95-101. 2012
    ..A lack of safe and reliable treatments for abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) has prompted interest in new therapies...
  47. doi Sequential therapy compared with standard triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication in children: a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial
    Piotr Albrecht
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr 159:45-9. 2011
    ..To determine the effectiveness of sequential therapy compared with standard triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication in children...
  48. doi Oral zinc for the treatment of acute gastroenteritis in Polish children: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Bernadeta Patro
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr 157:984-988.e1. 2010
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of zinc in the treatment of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in children in Poland...
  49. doi The effect of thickened-feed interventions on gastroesophageal reflux in infants: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials
    Andrea Horvath
    Medical University of Warsaw, 2nd Department of Paediatrics, 01 184 Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Poland
    Pediatrics 122:e1268-77. 2008
    ..Previous meta-analyses have shown that although thickened formulas do not seem to reduce measurable reflux, they may reduce vomiting. However, because data are limited, there is still uncertainty regarding the use of thickening agents...
  50. ncbi Probiotics and prebiotics in pediatrics: where are we now?
    Hania Szajewska
    2nd Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Turk J Pediatr 49:231-44. 2007
    ..Guidance is needed as to which agent to use, timing, dosage and mode of administration...
  51. pmc Systematic review of randomised controlled trials: probiotics for functional constipation
    Anna Chmielewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, 01 184 Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, Poland
    World J Gastroenterol 16:69-75. 2010
    ..To systematically evaluate and update evidence on the efficacy and safety of probiotic supplementation for the treatment of constipation...
  52. doi Glucomannan is not effective for the treatment of functional constipation in children: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial
    Anna Chmielewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Dzialdowska 1, 01 183 Warsaw, Poland
    Clin Nutr 30:462-8. 2011
    ..Treatment measures for constipation in children are often not satisfactory. The aim was to assess the efficacy of glucomannan (GNN) as a sole treatment for functional constipation...
  53. ncbi Ineffectiveness of Lactobacillus GG as an adjunct to lactulose for the treatment of constipation in children: a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized trial
    Aleksandra Banaszkiewicz
    Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr 146:364-9. 2005
    ..To determine if Lactobacillus GG (LGG) is an effective adjunct to lactulose for treating constipation in children...
  54. doi Effects of prenatal and/or postnatal (maternal and/or child) folic acid supplementation on the mental performance of children
    Agata Skorka
    Department of Pediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 52:959-64. 2012
    ..These findings should be interpreted with caution due to the very limited number of studies included in this systemic review...
  55. doi Lack of an effect of Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 in preventing nosocomial diarrhea in children: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Monika Wanke
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr 161:40-3.e1. 2012
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of administering Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 for the prevention of nosocomial diarrhea...
  56. doi Maternal and paternal body mass index and offspring obesity: a systematic review
    Bernadeta Patro
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Nutr Metab 63:32-41. 2013
    ..We aimed to systematically evaluate the associations of offspring body mass index (BMI, or adiposity) with pre-pregnancy BMI (or adiposity) of the mother and the father...
  57. doi Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 for the management of infantile colic in breastfed infants: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Pediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Pediatr 162:257-62. 2013
    ..To determine whether administration of Lactobacillus reuteri (L reuteri) DSM 17938 is beneficial in breastfed infants with infantile colic...
  58. doi Meal patterns and childhood obesity
    Bernadeta Patro
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 13:300-4. 2010
    ..To summarize the literature concerning the relationship between meal patterns and childhood obesity. Literature searches of MEDLINE and the Cochrane Library were performed in October 2009 for studies published in the last 18-24 months...
  59. doi Use of Probiotics for Management of Acute Gastroenteritis: A Position Paper by the ESPGHAN Working Group for Probiotics and Prebiotics
    Hania Szajewska
    Medical University of Warsaw, Department of Paediatrics, Warsaw, Poland Department of Translational Medicine, Section of Pediatrics, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy Department of Paediatrics, Children s Hospital Zagreb, University of Zagreb School um of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Policlinico, University of Bari, Italy Institute of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel Department of Pediatrics, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 58:531-9. 2014
    ..The latter, although traditionally discussed with other probiotics, does not fit with the definition of probiotics. Other strains or combinations of strains have been tested, but evidence of their efficacy is weak or preliminary. ..
  60. doi Meta-analysis shows limited evidence for using Lactobacillus acidophilus LB to treat acute gastroenteritis in children
    Hania Szajewska
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Paediatr 103:249-55. 2014
    ..The chance of a cure on day three was similar in both groups, but LB increased the chance of cure on day four...
  61. doi Effects of inulin-type fructans on appetite, energy intake, and body weight in children and adults: systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Anna Liber
    Department of Paediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Nutr Metab 63:42-54. 2013
    ..To systematically evaluate the effects of inulin-type fructan (ITF) supplementation on appetite, energy intake, and body weight (BW) in children and adults...
  62. doi Probiotics, prebiotics, and dietary fiber in the management of functional gastrointestinal disorders
    Andrea Horvath
    Department of Paediatrics, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    World Rev Nutr Diet 108:40-8. 2013
    ..L. reuteri DSM 17938 may help infants with constipation. Limited evidence suggests that administration of a fiber supplement is more effective than placebo for the treatment of childhood constipation. ..
  63. doi Local treatment of empyema in children: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Katarzyna Krenke
    Department of Paediatric Pneumonology and Allergy, The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Paediatr 99:1449-53. 2010
    ..Otherwise, no fibrinolytic agent had an effect on any other outcome. Two RCTs that compared fibrinolytic treatment with video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) revealed no benefit of VATS...
  64. doi Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion vs. multiple daily injections in children with type 1 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized control trials
    Ewa Pankowska
    The Second Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Diabetes 10:52-8. 2009
    ..To investigate potential effects of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) compared with multiple daily injections (MDI) on glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM)...
  65. doi Rotavirus
    Jim Gray
    Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:S24-31. 2008
  66. ncbi Probiotic bacteria in dietetic products for infants: a commentary by the ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition
    Carlo Agostoni
    University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 38:365-74. 2004
  67. doi Options for the prevention of rotavirus disease other than vaccination
    Jacek Mrukowicz
    Polish Institute for Evidence Based Medicine, Krakow, Poland
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:S32-7. 2008
  68. doi The roles of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnancy, lactation and infancy: review of current knowledge and consensus recommendations
    Berthold Koletzko
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Munich, Munchen, Germany
    J Perinat Med 36:5-14. 2008
    ..Dietary LC-PUFA supply should continue after the first six months of life, but currently there is not sufficient information for quantitative recommendations...
  69. ncbi The effect of supplemental fluids or feedings during the first days of life on the success and duration of breastfeeding: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Andrea Horvath
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:597-8. 2005
  70. ncbi Prebiotic oligosaccharides in dietetic products for infants: a commentary by the ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition
    Carlo Agostoni
    University of Milano, Milano, Italy
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    ..At the present time, therefore, the Committee takes the view that no general recommendation on the use of oligosaccharide supplementation in infancy as a prophylactic or therapeutic measure can be made...
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    Carlo Agostoni
    San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
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    ..The available data do not allow general conclusions to be drawn on the use and effects of fermented formulae for infants...
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    Carlo Agostoni
    University of Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:8-11. 2005
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    Carlo Agostoni
    University of Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:352-61. 2006
    ..There is no evidence supporting the use of soy protein formulae for the prevention or management of infantile colic, regurgitation, or prolonged crying...
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    Univeristy of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom
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    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milano, Milano, Italy
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    ..Infants and young children receiving a vegetarian diet should receive a sufficient amount ( approximately 500 mL) of breast milk or formula and dairy products. Infants and young children should not be fed a vegan diet...
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    Carlo Agostoni
    University of Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 39:320-2. 2004
    ..If formula needs to be prepared in advance, it should be prepared on a daily basis and kept at 4 degrees C or below. Manufacturers of infant formulae should make every effort to minimize bacterial contamination of powdered products...
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    Peter Aggett
    University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 36:338-42. 2003
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    Department of Pediatrics, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
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