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Demographic data of rare and endangered species are often too sparse to estimate vital rates and population size with sufficient precision for understanding population growth and decline. Yet, the combination of different sources of demographic data into one statistical model holds promise. We applied Bayesian integrated population modeling to demographic(More)
The decline in distribution and abundance of biodiversity requires evidence-based guidelines for cost-effective conservation management and systematic quantitative assessments of its effects. We investigated the efficiency of a habitat restoration programme aimed at reducing the risk of extinction of the Iolas blue Iolana iolas (Ochsenheimer, 1816), one of(More)
Fifty-four children admitted to the Children's Hospital of Cordoba City with recurrent bacteriuria were followed for 12 to 97 months. Most of them were females and Escherichia coli was the most frequent microorganism isolated in recurrent attacks of bacteriuria. Ninety percent of the patients showed urological abnormalities. Vesicoureteral reflux was the(More)
Fifty cases with pyelonephritis were found among 1314 histopathologic studies performed at Children's Hospital of Cordoba, Argentine from 1967 to 1976. Twenty-six had urologic abnormalities. Most of them were males over two years old. Eleven had unilateral pyelonephritis. Twenty-four had clinical and pathological signs of septicemia or infection. No sex(More)
Vascular thrombosis is one of the main causes of early transplant failure in pediatric patients. This paper reports the results of an open trial of the low molecular weight heparin (Enoxaparine) used to prevent renal graft thrombosis in pediatric recipients with risk factors including donor or recipient age under 5 years, multiple arteries supplying the(More)
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