Ana Viana Tejedor

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PURPOSE Our goal was to assess the accuracy of measuring cardiac output (CO) by the FloTrac/Vigileo (CO(V)) device in comparison with thermodilution technique through pulmonary artery catheterization (PAC(TD)) in morbidly obese patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS Cardiac output in 8 morbidly obese patients was assessed twice at upright and lying position(More)
Sperm whales are present in the Canary Islands year-round, suggesting that the archipelago is an important area for this species in the North Atlantic. However, the area experiences one of the highest reported rates of sperm whale ship-strike in the world. Here we investigate if the number of sperm whales found in the archipelago can sustain the current(More)
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the safety of outpatient or short-stay bilateral videothoracoscopy-assisted thoracic sympathectomy. PATIENTS AND METHODS The medical records of 445 who underwent bilateral videothoracoscopy-assisted thoracic sympathectomy were reviewed; the same protocols were used to guide these outpatient or short-stay procedures in all cases.(More)
We report the case of a 45-year-old patient who presented with acute dilated cardiomyopathy. During admission the patient was consecutively diagnosed with cryoglobulinaemic vasculitis and beriberi. In both diseases, cardiac involvement may occur as dilated cardiomyopathy. Thiamin deficiency was the final cause for the severe cardiac manifestations (cardiac(More)
Pheochromocytoma is a tumour of the chromaffin tissue. It may, through catecholamine release, have deleterious effects on myocardial structure. A 48-year-old woman with a history of hypertension and type II diabetes mellitus (ASA II) was diagnosed of pheochromocytoma-induced myocarditis, which caused severe cardiogenic shock, with an ejection fraction of(More)
INTRODUCTION People with severe mental disorder (SMD) have serious difficulties in developing a normal life, so community care programs to improve their living conditions and social integration are necessary. This work evaluates the performance of a case management program (CMP) in Segovia (Spain). METHODOLOGY We conduct a first descriptive phase(More)