Alejandro Tempra

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BACKGROUND General anesthesia is known to promote atelectasis formation. High inspiratory pressures are required to reexpand healthy but collapsed alveoli. However, in the absence of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP), reexpanded alveoli collapse again. Using magnetic resonance imaging, the impact of an alveolar recruitment strategy on the amount and(More)
Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) is an emergent non invasive diagnostic technique for the study of pancreaticobiliary system. Following the contraindications of traditional Magnetic Resonance, the MRCP is safe for the patient. Images can be obtained without administration of any contrast and not using Rx. The objective of this study is to(More)
Primary leiomyoma of the liver is an extremely rare benign hepatic tumor in asymptomatic patients. While leiomyoma is frequently found in the genitourinary tract, to the best of our knowledge only 29 cases of primary hepatic leiomyoma have been reported in the English language medical literature. Primary hepatic leiomyoma in patients without an underlying(More)
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