Benedetta Mainetti's scientific contributions

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During the lockdown for the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic in Ita-ly, paediatric Diabetology Centers reorganized their activity and started to follow their patients at a distance. The risk of worsening disease control seemed realistic taking in account the interruption of scheduled visits, home confinement and the consequent reduction in physical activity. Ou...
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Age assessment in non-accompanied foreign minor is a new task for pediatricians emerging from the recent migration phenomenon from non-European countries. Age evaluation has a significant margin of error and must take in account different clinical, psychological, ethnical and environmental variables. The evaluation outcome can heavily influence the...
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La determinazione dell'età cronologica in un presunto minore straniero non accompagnato è un nuovo compito al quale la pediatria è chiamata in relazione al recente fenomeno della migrazione da Paesi extracomunitari. La valutazione deve tenere conto di variabili cliniche, psicologiche, etniche e ambientali, utilizzando strumenti che hanno insito un...
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The article describes an adolescent male with obesity and pubertal delay whose hormonal and imaging investigations led to the diagnosis of prolactin secreting pituitary adenoma. After cabergoline treatment, a decrease in prolactinoma size as well as a regain of pubertal development were observed.
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The article describes the case of an adolescent male with obesity and pubertal delay whose hormonal and imaging investigations led to the diagnosis of prolactin secreting pituitary adenoma. After cabergoline treatment, a decrease in prolactinoma size as well as a regain of pubertal development were observed.
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Background - Vomiting limits the success of oral rehydration in children with acute gastroenteritis (AGE). A double-blind randomized trial was conducted to compare the efficacy of ondansetron and domperidone for the symptomatic treatment of vomiting in children with AGE who have failed oral rehydration. Methods - After failure of initial oral rehyd...

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... L'articolo di Mainetti e coll. 6 si inserisce in questa discussione, fornendo dati sul "lato oscuro della luna" che durante la pandemia era rimasto insondabile, ossia ai pazienti non tecnologici 4 : in una coorte di 41 pazienti pediatrici, di cui il 70% in terapia multiniettiva e il 7% senza monitoraggi glicemici di alcun tipo (a esclusione del classico glucometro) non c'è stato nessun peggioramento significativo dell'andamento dell'emoglobina glicata (rilevata su sangue, e non da indici surrogati) e del body mass index al termine del lockdown. ...