Angélica Arciniega Ramos

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 The aim of this study was to establish the clinical features of extraintestinal infections caused by Hafnia alvei. Over a 5-year period (1994–1998), data were collected regarding inpatients (n=8) with nosocomial (n=5) or community-acquired (n=3) infections caused by Hafnia alvei. The mean age of the patients was 47±21 years. Three patients had(More)
Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is a live attenuated form of Mycobacterium bovis, initially used in medicine as a vaccination agent only. The discovery of its antineoplastic effects in bladder cancer has led to the widespread recognition of BCG intravesical instillation as a therapeutic option. Although sepsis following BCG intravesical instillation is rare,(More)
Tuberculosis imposes high human and economic tolls, including in Europe. This study was conducted to develop a severity assessment tool for stratifying mortality risk in pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) patients. A derivation cohort of 681 PTB cases was retrospectively reviewed to generate a model based on multiple logistic regression analysis of prognostic(More)
El propósito de este estudio fue el de determinar si coincide la edad ósea, la edad dental y la edad cronológica en 41 sujetos. El ortodoncista no sólo necesita conocer la edad cronológica del paciente, también debe saber qué porcentaje de crecimiento puede esperar en uno o dos años que será el tiempo de tratamiento, este dato se obtiene valorando la edad(More)
BACKGROUND Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) form a heterogeneous group regarding their ability to cause disease. To further understand their clinical relevance, the characteristics of patients who had positive cultures for NTM at a tertiary hospital in Portugal were reviewed. METHODS Retrospective analysis of patients assessed at the Infectious Diseases(More)
1. Intern in the Department of Pulmonology, São João Hospital Center, EPE, Porto, Portugal. 2. Attending Physician. Department of Pulmonology, São João Hospital Center, EPE, Porto, Portugal. 3. Attending Physician. Department of Clinical Pathology, São João Hospital Center, EPE, Porto, Portugal. Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are ubiquitous in the human(More)
The current situation of the telemetry unit of Vigil de Quiñones Hospital was studied. Telemetry indications, results, and problems observed since the unit was inaugurated were studied to determine the usefulness of telemetric heart rate monitoring and centralized surveillance in an intensive care unit (ICU) in detecting severe arrhythmias, controlling(More)
Immunotherapy with Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) to treat non-muscle invasive bladder cancer has become an effective and superior alternative to chemotherapy. Intravesical treatment with BCG appears to be relatively safe; however, occasionally BCG infection complicates such treatment. In the present work we describe three patients in whom BCG infection(More)
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