Recent Deposits

  • The Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Type One Diabetes Mellitus in Children 

    Porter, Jody
    Introduction Type one diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is one of the most common, serious chronic diseases of childhood. Hyperglycaemia causes well known micro- and macro- vascular complications. Less well explored are the ways ...
  • Nutrition therapy for active Crohn's disease 

    Wall, Catherine
    Exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) is a first line treatment for active paediatric Crohn’s disease (CD) but is used less frequently in adult patients. A meta-analysis of six controlled trials in adults found EEN to be less ...
  • Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease In New Zealand (PINZ) Study 

    Lopez, Robert Nicholas
    The incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) continues to rise throughout the world. About one quarter of all new diagnoses of this chronic, relapsing and remitting condition are made in childhood. The Paediatric ...
  • Malnutrition in children 

    Moeeni, Vesal
    The appropriate assessment of nutrition and ongoing review of growth are important aspects of monitoring children. Overall, hospitalised children have higher rates of under-nutrition: this altered nutritional status may ...
  • Molecular Mechanisms in the Pathogenesis of Hepatoblastoma 

    Purcell, Rachel Violet
    Hepatoblastoma accounts for 1% of new cancer diagnoses in childhood and is the most common childhood liver cancer. While most cases of hepatoblastoma (HB) are sporadic and its aetiology is unknown, there is a close association ...

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