Ann Esquivel

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The role of the male rat pubococcygeus muscle (Pcm) in the micturition reflex was analyzed. Anatomical features of Pcm, electrical stimulation of its nerve, electrical recording and stimulation of the muscle and cystometrograms were carried out. Results showed that Pcm has fibers attached to the ventrolateral part of the external urethral sphincter, and(More)
RATIONALE Allergic inflammation has been linked to increased susceptibility to viral illnesses, but it is unclear whether this association is causal. OBJECTIVES To test whether omalizumab treatment to reduce IgE would shorten the frequency and duration of rhinovirus (RV) illnesses in children with allergic asthma. METHODS In the PROSE (Preventative(More)
In this study, we assessed whether multisystem reactions to egg and extensively-heated (EH) egg during OFCs were associated with a history of multisystem reactions. Records of children, who underwent OFC to egg or EH egg over a five-year period were reviewed. Of the 120 challenges, 26 (21.67 %) failed, with 38.4 % (10/26) having multisystem reactions. Of(More)
73 women of childbearing age and proven fertility were injected with dehydroxy-progesterone acetophenide, 150 mg and estradiol enanthate, 10 mg on Day 7, 8, or 9 of a new cycle and on Days 7-9 in succeeding cycles for a total of 929 cycles (1-24 cycles/patient). Patients missing 1 or more injections because of failure to menstruate were started as new(More)