Alicia Valverde Megias

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The abuse of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) to enhance physical performance is widespread in sport communities despite their reported side effects. Since the biochemical bases for the hepatotoxic effects of these compounds are largely unknown, this investigation was aimed at testing whether prolonged (8 weeks) treatment with high doses (2 mg kg(-1) body(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES The effect of statins has been monitored mainly in peripheral arteries. It is now possible to study coronary microcirculation by analyzing coronary reserve with transthoracic echocardiography. The aim of this study was to use this noninvasive technique to evaluate the effect of atorvastatin on peripheral endothelial function and(More)
PURPOSE To assess the course of intraocular pressure (IOP), visual field progression, and adverse effects of antiglaucoma medication used during pregnancy. METHODS Thirteen eyes of eight patients with glaucoma were examined. Their clinical records were reviewed to compare IOP, number of medications, and visual field indices (VFI) before, during, and after(More)
INTRODUCTION Perinatal asphyxia and its neurological signs are the most important cause of brain damage and neurological sequelae in full term newborn babies. Neuroprotection treatments currently being investigated promise to reduce such sequelae, but these treatments are not without risk and the patients involved should be selected. OBJECTIVE To analyze(More)
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