Alejandro Chirino

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The sensitivity and specificity of the radiographic and clinical evidence used to diagnose ventilator-associated pneumonia vary depending on the number of clinical criteria present. Bacteriological confirmation that rules out other diseases can be achieved by quantitative or qualitative cultures of tracheal aspirate. The rate of tracheal colonization in(More)
This study was performed to examine the effectiveness of color Doppler imaging (CDI) in demonstrating the neonatal intracranial vessels and altered intracranial flow patterns and to determine the optimal approach in imaging and intracranial vasculature. The study was conducted in two parts. First, 14 neonates were examined with CDI by using a standard(More)
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