Ángela Gutiérrez

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BACKGROUND The epidemiology of systemic amyloidosis has been changing in the last decades. We aim to describe the clinical characteristics of the patients seen at our institution with systemic amyloidosis in 2000-2010 and compare them with previous Spanish series. PATIENTS AND METHODS An observational, retrospective study was performed on all patients(More)
Current forestry practices in southern Chile rely largely on the establishment of pure plantations of exotic tree species after clear-cutting and burning of native old-growth forests. There is little experience with silviculture of the species-rich native evergreen rainforests. Nevertheless, conservationists, forest scientists and foresters call for(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop and validate a calculator to predict the risk of in-hospital mortality in patients with active infective endocarditis (IE) undergoing cardiac surgery. METHODS Thousand two hundred and ninety-nine consecutive patients with IE were prospectively recruited (1996-2014) and retrospectively analysed. Left-sided patients who underwent(More)
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