Ana Gómez-García

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BACKGROUND In Caucasian populations neuromyelitis optica (NMO-IgG) antibody has been detected in 27.1% / 78.2% of patients with relapsing-NMO (R-NMO). The prevalence reported for the disease in the Caribbean is 3.1/100,000 in the French West Indies (FWI) and 0.52 /100,000 in Cuba, but the NMO antibody status is unknown. OBJECTIVE To assess the NMO-IgG(More)
INTRODUCTION Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most frequent demyelinating disorder of the central nervous system. It mainly affects young adults and it has been calculated that between 20% and 30% are of late onset (after the age of 40), presenting clinical features, a clinical course and prognosis which are specific to this disorder. MATERIAL AND METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze the short and long term results of tapes of different materials used to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI). A secondary objective was to evaluate the ability to adjust the tape after implantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective chart review of 355 patients with SUI operated between March 2003 and October 2011. Eight(More)
INTRODUCTION We have reviewed and analyzed aspects of the concept of late onset epilepsy and its medical significance. DEVELOPMENT Analysis of the historical progression of the concept and its aetiologies show variations depending on series, geographical region and historical period in which they were carried out. Thus in former times it was considered to(More)
UNLABELLED INTRODUCTION, PATIENTS AND METHODS: We made a study of 223 patients with epileptic seizures which started when the patient was aged over 25 years (late onset), who were admitted to the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery of La Habana, Cuba, over a period of ten years. The patients were divided into three groups according to age: from(More)
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