Agustine Soler

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A nosocomial outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections which occurred in the Urology Service of a large city hospital was studied. A case-control methodology was used to analyse patients' characteristics and the main risk factors of all cases with a positive culture during the period between March 1987 and March 1988. The usefulness of factor analysis(More)
Neoplasia of plasma cells acquires special clinical characteristics in patients infected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). These patients are much younger at the time of diagnosis, and when they are compared with the general population they show an atypical clinical evolution, with a greater frequency of solitary plasmacytomas, less evidence of a(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the autofluorescence findings in patients diagnosed with pseudoxanthoma elasticum. MATERIAL AND METHODS A prospective study was conducted on 18 eyes of 9 patients who had ocular pathology andfollowed up in the pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PSX) unit of our hospital. We evaluated the best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), colour and(More)
226 terminal or bipolar tuboplasties performed in a continuous series from 1976 to 1982, using microsurgical techniques, are reviewed. 5 varieties of fimbrioplasties and 5 of salpingostomies are described. As previously published, an early laparoscopy was systematically performed 8 days after the plasty, with destruction of new adhesions, the latter being a(More)
Correlation between findings on bone gammagraphy and PSA levels in 144 patients with untreated prostate cancer are analyzed. With prevalence of metastatic disease in 57.6% cases and considering the predictive cut value of metastasis to be 20 ng/ml, there were positive and negative predictive values of 64.9% and 73.9%, with a diagnostic confidence of 66.6%.(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy and complications associated with revision hip arthroplasty undertaken in patients under 55 years of age. A review of our revision hip database showed that 430 revision hip arthroplasties undertaken over the past 9 years had a minimum follow-up of 2 years. Of these, 84 (46 female, 38 male) patients were(More)