Alfredo Avellaneda Fernández

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Chronic fatigue syndrome is characterised by intense fatigue, with duration of over six months and associated to other related symptoms. The latter include asthenia and easily induced tiredness that is not recovered after a night's sleep. The fatigue becomes so severe that it forces a 50% reduction in daily activities. Given its unknown aetiology, different(More)
Chiari disease (or malformation) is in general a congenital condition characterized by an anatomic defect of the base of the skull, in which the cerebellum and brain stem herniate through the foramen magnum into the cervical spinal canal. The onset of Chiari syndrome symptoms usually occurs in the second or third decade (age 25 to 45 years). Symptoms may(More)
A simple and reliable method is described for testing the stability of external fixators under stresses similar to those found in clinical practice. Unilateral uniplanar, unilateral biplanar, and bilateral uniplanar frames were used. It seemed important to measure deformations under bending stresses in different planes, because we have found a variable(More)
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