A Lamas Ferreiro

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INTRODUCTION Domiciliary mechanical ventilation (DMV) use is increasing in children. Few studies have analysed the characteristics of patients using this technique. MATERIALS AND METHODS An observational, descriptive, transversal, multicentre study was conducted on patients between 1 month and 16 years of age dependent on domiciliary mechanical(More)
BACKGROUND Middle latency auditory evoked potentials (MLAEP) reflect changes in electroencephalogram waves after an auditory signal and represent the earliest cortical response to acoustic stimulus. They are therefore used to measure variations in the level of consciousness. MLEAP have been used to measure the depth of anesthesia during surgical procedures,(More)
BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus (DM) is an increasing complication of cystic fibrosis (CF). It is associated with enhance morbidity. Continuous glucose monitoring system (CGMS) could detect glucose disorders earlier than other screening tests usually used. AIMS To compare oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), HbA(1c) and CGMS in patients with CF and recent(More)
INTRODUCTION Annual screening for abnormal glucose tolerance (AGT) with oral glucose test should begin by age 10 years in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients (Consensus-2010). AIMS To examine the frequency of AGT and its outcome in prepubertal CF patients and the changes in glycemic and nutritional status and lung function over the preceding year. PATIENTS(More)
The Bispectral Index (BIS) is a single numeric value that indicates the depth of hypnosis by estimating the level of electrical activity in the brain through analysis of the frequency bands in the electroencephalogram. The BIS was primarily developed to monitor the level of hypnosis during surgery and has recently begun to be used in critically-ill(More)
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