Anabel Pedraza

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During the period July 1980 through June 1983, in a General Hospital in Madrid, the following organisms were detected from 6,970 patients with gastroenteritis: 710 Salmonella spp. 506 Campylobacter jejuni, 379 Shigella spp., 12 Yersinia enterocolitica, 1,466 rotavirus, 134 Giardia lamblia, and 4 Entamoeba histolytica. Chloramphenicol showed good activity(More)
We report on a female newborn with holoprosencephaly, craniosynostosis, and multiple congenital anomalies including cloverleaf skull, Dandy-Walker malformation, bilateral microphthalmia, cleft soft palate, congenital scoliosis, hypoplastic nails and coarctation of aorta. Some of these features are consistent with the diagnosis of the Genoa syndrome, (MIM(More)
BACKGROUND The aims of this study are (1) to investigate the occurrence rate of postoperative complications in patients ≥ 80 years old after cardiac surgery and (2) to elucidate the impact of the most common postoperative complications on mortality. METHODS Between January 1998 and December 2007, 649 patients aged over 80 years received isolated(More)
SUMMARY Over a 3-year period of observation, the electrocardiogram in an adult patient with an ostium primum atrial septal defect changed from first-degree atrioventricular block alone to right bundle-branch block and left-axis deviation (left anterior hemi-block) with variable atrioventricular block. Coronary atherosclerosis was excluded by selective(More)
OBJECTIVES Considering the expanding technology of catheter-based aortic valve implantation, high-risk patients who would not be suitable for conventional aortic valve replacement (AVR) should be identified. METHODS From 1997 to April 2007, 190 patients aged from 80 and 89 years old received isolated AVR. Patients between 80 and 84 years old were(More)