Ana Jiménez de Domingo

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OBJECTIVES A study was performed in order to describe injuries associated with falls in children aged <1 year who attended the emergency department. The approaches used were examined, as well as the factors associated with the greater use of these approaches, and the management of the patient. PATIENTS AND METHODS This was a multicentre, descriptive and(More)
Hypothalamic hamartomas (HHs) are benign tumours composed of ectopic neural and glial tissue. The prevalence is of 1--2 cases per 100 000 inhabitants. HHs can be pedunculated, usually associated to central precocious puberty, or sessile, associated with epilepsy with gelastic seizures that are commonly refractory to treatment. We present four cases of HH,(More)
BACKGROUND The Gamma-knife technique is a safe and effective option for the treatment of hypothalamic hamartomas that produce epileptic seizures refractory to medical treatment and/or serious behavioral disorders. After this type of radiosurgery, an adequate symptomatic control is normally achieved, with notable decrease or even disappearance of the(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the epidemiological characteristics of unintentional injuries due to falls in children under one year and to analyse the risk factors associated with severe injuries. PATIENTS AND METHODS This multicentre, observational and cross-sectional study included all children less than one year treated for unintentional fall in the Emergency(More)
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