E B Fung

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital and Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Inadequate dietary intake in patients with thalassemia
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology, Children s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, 5700 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:980-90. 2012
  2. pmc Characterization of low bone mass in young patients with thalassemia by DXA, pQCT and markers of bone turnover
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology at the Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    Bone 48:1305-12. 2011
  3. pmc Rapid remineralization of the distal radius after forearm fracture in children
    Ellen B Fung
    Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, HEDCO Health Science Center 5700 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:138-43. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Nutritional deficiencies in patients with thalassemia
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, Oakland, California, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1202:188-96. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Randomized, controlled trial to examine the impact of providing yogurt to women enrolled in WIC
    Ellen B Fung
    Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:S22-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Disparity in the management of iron overload between patients with sickle cell disease and thalassemia who received transfusions
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology, The Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, California, USA
    Transfusion 48:1971-80. 2008
  7. pmc Fracture prevalence and relationship to endocrinopathy in iron overloaded patients with sickle cell disease and thalassemia
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology at the Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    Bone 43:162-8. 2008
  8. pmc Markers of bone turnover are associated with growth and development in young subjects with sickle cell anemia
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology, The Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, California, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:620-3. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality in chronically transfused subjects with thalassemia and sickle cell disease: A report from the multi-center study of iron overload
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology, Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, California, USA
    Am J Hematol 82:255-65. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of iron-overload associated endocrinopathy in thalassaemia versus sickle-cell disease
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology, Children s Hospital and Research Centre, Oakland, CA, USA
    Br J Haematol 135:574-82. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Zinc and Bone Metabolism in Thalassemia
    Ellen Fung; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Inadequate dietary intake in patients with thalassemia
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology, Children s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, 5700 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:980-90. 2012
    ..Patients with thalassemia have low circulating levels of many nutrients, but the contribution of dietary intake has not been assessed...
  2. pmc Characterization of low bone mass in young patients with thalassemia by DXA, pQCT and markers of bone turnover
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology at the Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    Bone 48:1305-12. 2011
    ..Given that reduced bone density and strength are associated with increased risk of fracture, therapies focused on increasing bone formation and bone size in younger patients are worthy of further evaluation...
  3. pmc Rapid remineralization of the distal radius after forearm fracture in children
    Ellen B Fung
    Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, HEDCO Health Science Center 5700 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:138-43. 2011
    ..The primary aim of this study was to assess the change in radial BMC and BMD after upper extremity fracture and casting in healthy pediatric patients...
  4. doi request reprint Nutritional deficiencies in patients with thalassemia
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, Oakland, California, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1202:188-96. 2010
    ..Randomized controlled clinical trials are needed to test the efficacy of nutritional therapies toward improving the overall health in thalassemia, as well as decreasing long-term comorbidities such as reduced bone mass...
  5. doi request reprint Randomized, controlled trial to examine the impact of providing yogurt to women enrolled in WIC
    Ellen B Fung
    Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:S22-9. 2010
    ..Examine the impact of providing yogurt to women enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)...
  6. doi request reprint Disparity in the management of iron overload between patients with sickle cell disease and thalassemia who received transfusions
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology, The Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, California, USA
    Transfusion 48:1971-80. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the current standard of care in monitoring iron overload and related complications in patients with SCD compared to thalassemia (Thal)...
  7. pmc Fracture prevalence and relationship to endocrinopathy in iron overloaded patients with sickle cell disease and thalassemia
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology at the Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    Bone 43:162-8. 2008
    ..Though ethnic differences in fracture risk cannot be ignored, endocrinopathy is rare in TxSCD which may also provide some protection from fracture...
  8. pmc Markers of bone turnover are associated with growth and development in young subjects with sickle cell anemia
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology, The Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, California, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:620-3. 2008
    ..Markers of bone turnover correlated with growth velocity and pubertal development but not with changes in bone mass...
  9. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality in chronically transfused subjects with thalassemia and sickle cell disease: A report from the multi-center study of iron overload
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology, Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, California, USA
    Am J Hematol 82:255-65. 2007
    ..Long term follow-up of this unique cohort of subjects will be helpful in further defining the relationship of chronic, heavy iron overload to morbidity and mortality...
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of iron-overload associated endocrinopathy in thalassaemia versus sickle-cell disease
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology, Children s Hospital and Research Centre, Oakland, CA, USA
    Br J Haematol 135:574-82. 2006
    ..However, because transfusion duration remained a significant predictor of endocrinopathy, these data should be confirmed in SCD subjects that have been chronically transfused for longer periods of time...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimating energy expenditure in critically ill adults and children
    E B Fung
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 11:480-97. 2000
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the equations for estimating and the techniques, practical aspects, and interpretation of measuring energy expenditure in critically ill patients...
  12. pmc Relationship between chronic transfusion therapy and body composition in subjects with thalassemia
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Hematology, Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Pediatr 157:641-7, 647.e1-2. 2010
    ..To measure body composition in patients with thalassemia and explore its relationship to abnormal growth and bone mass...
  13. pmc Oxidative stress and inflammation in iron-overloaded patients with beta-thalassaemia or sickle cell disease
    Patrick B Walter
    Children s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Br J Haematol 135:254-63. 2006
    ..This supports the hypothesis that the biology of SCD may show increased inflammation and increased levels of protective antioxidants compared with thalassaemia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density in children with sickle cell anemia
    Ashutosh Lal
    Children s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, Oakland, California 94609, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:901-6. 2006
    ..We evaluated bone mineral density (BMD) and risk factors for poor bone mineralization in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA)...
  15. ncbi request reprint A simple model to assess and improve adherence to iron chelation therapy with deferoxamine in patients with thalassemia
    Zahra Pakbaz
    Children s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, 747 52nd St, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1054:486-91. 2005
    ..Education and frequent noninvasive LIC assessments can improve adherence and iron burden. Elevated LIC does not necessarily reflect concurrent noncompliance; however, it can be an indication of nonadherence in the past...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of zinc supplementation on growth and body composition in children with sickle cell disease
    Babette S Zemel
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104 4399, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:300-7. 2002
    ..Poor growth and delayed maturation in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) may be due, in part, to mild zinc deficiency...
  17. ncbi request reprint Feeding dysfunction is associated with poor growth and health status in children with cerebral palsy
    Ellen B Fung
    Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:361-73. 2002
    ..To describe parent-reported feeding dysfunction and its association with health and nutritional status in children with cerebral palsy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Red blood cell folate and serum vitamin B12 status in children with sickle cell disease
    T S Kennedy
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 23:165-9. 2001
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  19. ncbi request reprint The work and home activities questionnaire: energy expenditure estimates and association with percent body fat
    Gladys Block
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:S61-9. 2009
    ..Understanding and increasing physical activity requires assessment of occupational, home, leisure and sedentary activities...
  20. pmc The effect of vitamins C and E on biomarkers of oxidative stress depends on baseline level
    Gladys Block
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 45:377-84. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed to establish whether treatment with vitamins C or E in persons with concentrations above that cut point could slow the development of cardiovascular disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bone density and metabolism in children and adolescents with moderate to severe cerebral palsy
    Richard C Henderson
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a detailed evaluation of bone mineral density (BMD) and metabolism in this population and to assess the relationship of these measures to multiple other clinical, growth, and nutrition variables...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pediatric reference data for dual X-ray absorptiometric measures of normal bone density in the distal femur
    Richard C Henderson
    Department of Orthopaedics, Campus Box 7055, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:439-43. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide normative reference data useful for interpretation of bone density measures in the distal femur of children and adolescents...

Research Grants2

  1. Zinc and Bone Metabolism in Thalassemia
    Ellen Fung; Fiscal Year: 2007
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