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Lúcia Campos Pellanda ; Catarina Bertaso Andreatta Gottschall ;Revista Chilena de Nutrición 2012, 39 (2)

Author: Bruna Senna Rodrigues

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Revista Chilena de Nutrición ISSN: 0716-1549 sochinut@tie.cl Sociedad Chilena de Nutrición, Bromatología y Toxicología Chile Senna Rodrigues, Bruna; Campos Pellanda, Lúcia; Andreatta Gottschall, Catarina Bertaso NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS WITH DOWN SYNDROME AND CONGENITAL CARDIOPATHY Revista Chilena de Nutrición, vol.
39, núm.
2, junio, 2012, pp.
151-158 Sociedad Chilena de Nutrición, Bromatología y Toxicología Santiago, Chile Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=46923867004 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Rev Chil Nutr Vol.
39, Nº2, Junio 2012 NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS WITH DOWN SYNDROME AND CONGENITAL CARDIOPATHY EVALUACIÓN NUTRICIONAL DE NIÑOS Y ADOLESCENTES CON SÍNDROME DE DOWN Y CARDIOPATÍA CONGÉNITA Bruna Senna Rodrigues (1), Lúcia Campos Pellanda (1), Catarina Bertaso Andreatta Gottschall (2) (1) Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul. Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil, (2) Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil. ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to analyze the nutritional status of patients with Down Syndrome (DS) and congenital heart defect (CHD).
A transversal study which assessed the nutritional profile of DS and CHD patients between 0 and 18 years of age was done.
Weight and stature, both at birth and current were considered.
A total of 98 patients, 56% female were analyzed.
Prevalence of low weight, overweight and low stature at the current anthropometric data (CAD) was 30%, 22% and 17%, respectively.
There was a statistically significant difference between malnutrition at birth and the CAD (p 0.01).
The current weight-age (W-A) ratio showed sign...





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