Angela Gil

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A prospective echocardiographic study was carried out on 132 consecutive patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) derived from three European university medical centres. The prevalence of valvular lesions in patients with SLE was 22.7% compared with 2.9% in a control group of 68 healthy volunteers. 50 SLE patients had antibodies against(More)
AIM To study the influence of prednisone dose during the first month after systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) diagnosis (prednisone-1) on glucocorticoid burden during the subsequent 11 months (prednisone-2-12). METHODS 223 patients from the Registro Español de Lupus Eritematoso Sistémico inception cohort were studied. The cumulative dose of prednisone-1(More)
OBJECTIVES Definitive treatment of complex supratentorial arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) has been classically assigned to ruptured or progressively symptomatic cases. The aim of this study is to report our initial experience in the treatment of complex AVMs by means of staged embolization with Onyx followed by microsurgery. MATERIAL AND METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION Owing to recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc pathology, the functional results obtained have improved, although there are still certain factors which affect this. The results in the work place are particularly problematic. OBJECTIVE With the aim of finding an answer to the problem of relapse of the sciatica syndrome(More)
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