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Infraorbital nerve transposition to expand the endoscopic transnasal maxillectomy

Background

The infraorbital nerve (ION) is a terminal branch of the maxillary nerve (V2) providing sensory innervation to the malar skin. It is sometimes necessary to sacrifice the ION and its branches to obtain adequate maxillary sinus exposure for radical resection of sinonasal tumors. 174 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Serum vitamin D levels decrease in children with acute urticaria

Publication date: Available online 28 July 2016
Source:Allergologia et Immunopathologia
Author(s): B. Ozdemir, B.T. Köksal, N.M. Karakaş, O.Y. Ozbek
BackgroundAcute urticaria is an immune-inflammatory disease, characterised by acute immune activation. 222 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Prospective evaluation of Streptococcus pneumoniae serum antibodies in patients with primary immunodeficiency on regular intravenous immunoglobulin treatment

Publication date: Available online 29 July 2016
Source:Allergologia et Immunopathologia
Author(s): R.M. Simão-Gurge, B.T. Costa-Carvalho, F.A. Nobre, I.G.S. Gonzalez, M.I. de Moraes-Pinto
BackgroundThis is a prospective study that assessed pneumococcal antibody levels in PID patients under intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) treatment using different brands.MethodsTwenty-one patients receiving regular IVIG every 28 days were invited to participate: 12 with common variable immunodeficiency, six with X-linked agammaglobulinaemia and three with hyper-IgM syndrome.One blood sample was collected from each patient just prior to IVIG administration at a three-month time interval during one year. 175 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Parent-reported prevalence of food allergy in Mexican schoolchildren: A population-based study

Publication date: Available online 27 July 2016
Source:Allergologia et Immunopathologia
Author(s): N. Ontiveros, E.E. Valdez-Meza, M.J. Vergara-Jiménez, A. Canizalez-Román, A. Borzutzky, F. Cabrera-Chávez
BackgroundFood allergy (FA) prevalence is well documented in developed countries and appears to be increasing, but remains unknown in most Latin American countries. 182 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Factors that increase wheezing risk in nursing infants in the first year of life

Publication date: September–October 2016
Source:Allergologia et Immunopathologia, Volume 44, Issue 5
Author(s): J. Torres-Borrego, M. Tortajada-Girbés

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By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Comparison of two diagnostic techniques, skin-prick test and component resolved diagnosis in the follow-up of a cohort of paediatric patients with pollinosis. Multicentre pilot study in a highly exposed allergenic area

Publication date: Available online 28 July 2016
Source:Allergologia et Immunopathologia
Author(s): E. González-Mancebo, J. Domínguez-Ortega, S. Blanco-Bermejo, E. González-Seco, M.J. Trujillo, F. de la Torre… 201 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

The relationship between serum levels of vitamin D with asthma and its symptom severity: A case–control study

Publication date: Available online 28 July 2016
Source:Allergologia et Immunopathologia
Author(s): Rasoul Nasiri Kalmarzi, A. Zamani, A. Fathallahpour, E. Ghaderi, Ramesh Rahehagh, W. Kooti
BackgroundAsthma is a heterogeneous disease characterised by chronic inflammatory airways, and is affected by several immunological factors. 253 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis