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Epidemiology of Pediatric Gastroenterology in a Referral Hospital of Colombia”.


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We analyzed 2788 interconsultation of pediatric gastroenterology according to a unique period (January 1997 - December 2006) and in two periods (A=1997-2001 Vs B=2002-2006), in relation to type of pathology, evolution (acute Vs chronic) and etiology (infectious Vs not infectious). Results: There were not big differences in the two periods, with the exception of malnutrition, necrotizing enterocolitis and chronic diarrhea wich were in the period A and not in the period B; meanwhile in the period B there was an increment of peptic acid disease and constipation and appear irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). We found that chronic and not infectious diseases were more frequent in both periods. Conclusion: This study shown a decline in infectious diseases but increased incidence of constipation, acid peptic disease and IBS in the second period. 

Autores

SILVANA NYDIA DADAN MUNOZ

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1816-5304

Fecha de publicación 20 de febrero de 2012
Fecha de aceptación 20 de febrero de 2012
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HEPATOLOGY AND NUTRITION, 2008 vol:1 fasc: N/A págs: 103 - 107

Etiquetado como: pediatric. gastroenterology

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