Daniela Gattini Valdes
Dr. Daniela Gattini joined the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition as a Staff Physician in 2022. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Gattini graduated in medicine from the Catholic University of Chile and trained in paediatric gastroenterology in the Catholic University of Chile and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto. She completed a Fellowship in Intestinal Failure and a Fellowship in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at SickKids.
Dr. Gattini is currently completing a PhD in Clinical Epidemiology at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Gattini's main clinical and research interest is within the fields of Intestinal Failure and Intestine and Liver Transplantation. Her current work focuses on the outcomes and health-related quality of life of children with intestinal failure and their caregivers. She is also working on the development of health utilities in paediatric intestinal failure and conducting relevant health economic evaluations in the field.
- Gattini D, Roberts AJ, Wales PW, Beath SV, Evans HM, Hind J, Mercer D, Wong T, Yap J, Belza C, Huysentruyt K, Avitzur Y. Trends in Pediatric Intestinal Failure: A Multicenter, Multinational Study. J Pediatr. 2021 Oct;237:16-23.e4.
- McNiven V, Gattini D, Siddiqui I, Pelletier S, Brill H, Avitzur Y, Mercimek-Andrews S. SCYL1 disease and liver transplantation diagnosed by reanalysis of exome sequencing and deletion/duplication analysis of SCYL1. Am J Med Genet A. 2021 Apr;185(4):1091-1097.
- Spolidoro JVN, Souza MC, Goldani HAS, Tanzi MN, Busoni VB, Padilla MdC, Ramirez NE, Cofre C, Valdivieso LP, Saure C, Jimenez-Arguedas G, Mateus MSM, Serra R, Cuadros-Mendonza C, Rivera-Medina J, Gattini D, dos Santos BJ, Plata C, Sandy NS on behalf of the LASPGHAN Intestinal Failure Working Group. International Latin American Survey on Pediatric Intestinal Failure Team. Nutrients. 2021; 13(8):2754.
- Gattini D, Cifuentes LI, Torres-Robles R, Gana JC. Sclerotherapy versus sham or no intervention for primary prophylaxis of oesophageal variceal bleeding in children with chronic liver disease or portal vein thrombosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2020 Mar 5;3:CD011573.
- Gattini D, Cifuentes LI, Torres-Robles R, Gana JC. Sclerotherapy versus beta-blockers for primary prophylaxis of oesophageal variceal bleeding in children with chronic liver disease or portal vein thrombosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2020 Jan 10;1:CD011659.