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[About Minimization of Expenses on Allergy Diagnosis in Children: Analysis of Consistency of in Vitro- and in Vivo-Allergic Examinations Results].

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Source
Vestn Ross Akad Med Nauk. 2015;(6):748-55
Publication Type
Article
Date
2015
Author
M A Snovskaya
A S Batyrova
L S Namazova-Baranova
A A Alekseeva
E A Vishneva
O V Kozhevnikova
A A Marushina
V N Lubov
Source
Vestn Ross Akad Med Nauk. 2015;(6):748-55
Date
2015
Language
Russian
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Allergens - classification - immunology
Child
Child, Preschool
Cost Savings - methods
Dermatitis, Atopic - blood - diagnosis - economics - etiology
Female
Humans
Immunoglobulin E - analysis - blood
Immunologic Techniques - economics - methods
Male
Needs Assessment
Pollen - classification - immunology
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal - blood - diagnosis - economics - etiology
Russia
Abstract
High morbidity rate of atopic diseases among children, including high importance of grass pollen as a sensitizing agent, determine the relevance ofstudies on diagnostic examination systems for appointment of adequate therapy. The research of the most relevant allergens for patients to excludeof duplicating and uninformative tests became urgent after development of a new type of diagnostic tests that does not require expensive equipment. The objective of this research was to evaluate the results of in vitro- and in vivo-diagnostic examinations of children with various forms of atopic disease caused by pollen of meadow grasses, and to choose the most significant prognostic parameters for the diagnosis.
277 children aged 4-16 years with various forms of atopic disease were included in the study. There were performed skin prick tests and determination of IgE-antibodies levels to allergen extracts of cocksfoot (g3), meadow fescue (g4), timothy grass (g6).
In the studied group of patients 32-50% of children have antibodies to grass allergens. There was a close correlation of antibody response on the investigated allergens, quantitative coincidence of IgE-antibodies to g3 andg4 allergens levels. IgE (g6) concentration was close to the IgE(g3) and IgE(g4) levels (85.0 ± 21.6%). Analysis of the skin tests results showed that 44% of patients have a positive response to grass allergens, and in vivo-tests results coincide with serologicaltests results, mostly in a qualitative sense. The most significant relationship was noted between in vivo and in vitro-tests in the results of testing the response to meadow fescue pollen.
Based on these data IgE concentration index to meadow fescue allergens can be used as a prognostic marker to determine the sensitization of patients with different nosology forms of allergy and can help to improve allergic diagnostics.
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27093804 View in PubMed
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[Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in children as a risk of cardiovascular pathology development].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature264411
Source
Vestn Ross Akad Med Nauk. 2015;(1):32-40
Publication Type
Article
Date
2015
Author
O V Kozhevnikova
L S Namazova-Baranova
E A Abashidze
V V Altunin
A S Balabanov
I V Shirokova
I I Kondrahina
T A Polunina
T V Margieva
Source
Vestn Ross Akad Med Nauk. 2015;(1):32-40
Date
2015
Language
Russian
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Blood Glucose - analysis
Cardiovascular Diseases - epidemiology
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Hypoglycemia - diagnosis - epidemiology - physiopathology
Male
Overweight - diagnosis - epidemiology - physiopathology
Polysomnography - methods
Respiratory Tract Diseases - diagnosis - epidemiology - physiopathology
Risk assessment
Risk factors
Russia - epidemiology
Sleep Apnea, Obstructive - blood - diagnosis - epidemiology
Abstract
Our aim was to examine the predictors of cardiovascular disorders in children affected by obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) based on the results of polysomnography and continuous monitoring of blood glycose.
Before the examination, parents filled in questionnaires concerning their children sleep quality. The procedure was followed by the study of the sleep by means of polysomnography (Embla s 7000, USA). A system of continuous monitoring of blood glucose was applied (Guardianreal-time, Medtronicminimed, USA) by means of which a glycemic profile tissue fluid was studied.
A night sleep research of 120 children aged 3-16 y.o. is presented. There were 4 groups depending on the pathology: diseases of the nervous system (n = 31), ENT-pathology (n = 18), bronchial asthma (n = 24) and overweight and obesity (n = 34). The comparison group consisted of 13 apparently healthy children. The study has shown that the parents of every second child with sleep disorders did not know about the fact. The 60 % of the patients with high body mass index (BMI) had a snore, which was significantly higher the in children with normal body mass index--35% (p = 0.012). The index of apnea-hypopnea (AHI) was higher in the patients with ENT-pathology 17 times (p 1sd).
Children with ENT-pathology and with high high body mass index have high risk of cardio-vascular diseases. Children with above average stature and with increased body mass index affected by OSAS have additional backgrounds for cardiovascular diseases develop- ment as a result of the latent periods of hypoglycemia at night.
PubMed ID
26027269 View in PubMed
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