Revista Cubana de Pediatría
versão On-line ISSN 1561-3119
IZQUIERDO ESTEVEZ, Arnaldo; SABATIER GARCIA, Francisco José; LEON GARCIA, Ramiro E. e DIAZ FERNANDEZ, Lylian. Uso de las enzimas digestivas en el tratamiento de la diarrea persistente. Rev Cubana Pediatr [online]. 1998, vol.70, n.1, pp. 22-26. ISSN 1561-3119.
A prospective cross-sectional study aimed at finding out to what extent the orally-administered total pancreatic fermets influence over the development of diarrhea disease in under one-year old children admitted with persistent diarrhea to the Gastroenterology Service Unit of «Ángel A. Aballí» Teaching Pediatric Hospital from January to April 1996 was performed. Results showed the reduction in the number of stools, the effective weight gain on the 3rd day of treatment as well as the improvement of diarrhea-related symptoms without side effects.
Palavras-chave : DIARRHEA, INFANTILE [therapy]; PANCREATIN [therapeutic use]; ADMINISTRATION ,ORAL.