Ana Serrano González

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AIM The aim of this survey was to know the dental caries prevalence and severity in the 6 years old population from San Fernando (Cádiz). DESIGN This is a cross sectional survey. EMPLACEMENT We studied every schoolchildren at this age (100%) from the 27 city schools, in 1993. PARTICIPANTS We studied 1439 schoolchildren of this age. This is one of the(More)
BACKGROUND Decompressive craniectomy (DC) is a controversial therapeutic measure used in patients with intractable intracranial hypertension after severe head injury. This study describes the morbidity and mortality of DC in 14 children with a mean follow-up of 3.2 years. We review published evidence from the past 10 years on the indications for DC in(More)
Since MAYOR and CANTRELL described in 1953 and in 1958 the ectopia cordis associated to other four anomalies, few cases have been reported, and only a small part of them have survived. We report the case of a neonate who presented with the features of the pentalogy. On the 3rd day we found at operation the heart laying over the left hepatic lobe, no(More)
INTRODUCTION An increase in the number and severity of pleural effusions has been observed in the last few years. The aim of the study is to describe the epidemiological characteristics, clinical findings and the treatment of this disease. MATERIAL AND METHODS This is a retrospective study of patients admitted into the PICU in Hospital Niño Jesús with(More)
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Gorham-Stout disease is a rare entity characterized by vascular proliferation causing local destruction of bone tissue. Owing to its low incidence and variable clinical presentation, the diagnosis requires a high degree of awareness by the clinician. CLINICAL PRESENTATION We present the case of a 2-year-old boy diagnosed of(More)
It has been presented a case of an eleven-year-old patient admitted with a pattern of ventricular fibrillation and diagnosed as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Admission analysis and myocardia anatomy evolution suggested ischemic etiology. We checked the risk factors of sudden death, its relation with ischemic disease and the etiology of ischemia in the(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the epidemiology and management of pediatric trauma patients as well as the organizational, human and technical resources dedicated to these children from the perspective of the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). MATERIAL AND METHODS A standardized data collection form was sent to 43 PICUs in Spain. Items inquired about the existence(More)