Angela I. Zuluaga

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Assessment of suspected cervical spine injuries remains a major debate in trauma care. It is generally accepted that many fractures are missed or incompletely shown at radiography, mainly because of suboptimal studies obtained in obtunded, uncooperative trauma victims. In a series of 88 severely traumatized patients, the authors retrospectively determined(More)
Instrumentation of lower urinary tract is a predisposing factor for the development of urinary infection. Incidence of infective complications following urethrocystoscopy has been evaluated in a multicenter, prospective, comparative and randomized study in 2,284 patients, who had a previous negative urine culture. Patients were randomized into two groups:(More)
Penetration of the aminoglycoside, amikacin, into the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of twenty children with acute bacterial meningitis was studied at various times after intramuscular administration and at various stages of therapy. Six of the patients were evaluated during therapy with amikacin at 7.5 mg/kg (intramuscularly) every 12 hours plus ampicillin(More)
A study aimed at determining the histopathologic appearance of chromoblastomycotic lesions was undertaken. Biopsies from 26 patients with the disease were examined. It was found that 23 cases (88.46%) exhibited the organized mixed mycotic granuloma — OMMA —, a granuloma modified by the presence polymorphonuclear neutrophils — PMN's. An equal proportion of(More)
A study was undertaken in 46 subjects; 21 patients diagnosed as having HRL and 25 volunteers patients. Biochemical and hormonal analyses were performed in the study population, including determination of Ca, P, Mg, Cr in blood and urine, phosphate tubular resorption (PTR), maximum tubular phosphate resorption (MTPR), fasting calcium secretion (FCS),(More)
BACKGROUND Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is a rare condition that represents 2% of all lymphomas and 75-80% of primary cutaneous lymphomas. The objective of the present study is to evaluate a clinical practice guideline. METHODS This paper reports a prospective cohort study with a five-year follow-up. This is the second report to describe the analysis of data(More)