December 2016. Volume 12. Number 4

Swallowed fluticasone is useful as maintenance therapy for children with eosinophilic esophagitis

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Andreae DA, Hanna MG, Magid MS, Malerba S, Andreae MH, Bagiella E, et al. Swallowed fluticasone propionate is an effective long-term maintenance therapy for children with eosinophilic esophagitis. Am J Gastroenterol.2016;111:1187-97.
Reviewers: Pérez-Moneo Agapito B1, Cuestas Montañés E2.
1Hospital Universitario Infanta Leonor. Madrid. España.
2Servicio de Pediatría y Neonatología. Hospital Privado. Centro Formador. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Córdoba. Argentina.
Correspondence: Begoña Pérez-Moneo Agapito. Email: begopma@gmail.com
Reception date: 05/12/2016
Acceptance date: 09/12/2016
Publication date: 14/12/2016

Abstract

Authors’ conclusions: we demonstrate that swallowed fluticasone is effective as long-term maintenance therapy for children with eosinophilic esophagitis, without growth impediment or serious side effects.

Reviewers’ commentary: swallowed fluticasone is effective as maintenance therapy in children with eosinophilic esophagitis. Additional research is needed to assess aspects related to growth adverse effects.

How to cite this article

Pérez-Moneo Agapito B, Cuestas Montañés E. La fluticasona deglutida es un tratamiento útil para el mantenimiento de la remisión en la esofagitis eosinofílica. Evid Pediatr. 2016;12:60.

AVC | Critically appraised articles

Andreae DA, Hanna MG, Magid MS, Malerba S, Andreae MH, Bagiella E, et al. Swallowed fluticasone propionate is an effective long-term maintenance therapy for children with eosinophilic esophagitis. Am J Gastroenterol.2016;111:1187-97.
Reviewers: Pérez-Moneo Agapito B1, Cuestas Montañés E2.
1Hospital Universitario Infanta Leonor. Madrid. España.
2Servicio de Pediatría y Neonatología. Hospital Privado. Centro Formador. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Córdoba. Argentina.
Correspondence: Begoña Pérez-Moneo Agapito. Email: begopma@gmail.com
Reception date: 05/12/2016
Acceptance date: 09/12/2016
Publication date: 14/12/2016

How to cite this article

Pérez-Moneo Agapito B, Cuestas Montañés E. La fluticasona deglutida es un tratamiento útil para el mantenimiento de la remisión en la esofagitis eosinofílica. Evid Pediatr. 2016;12:60.

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