Antonio Gomez Rodríguez

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BACKGROUND Self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) are being increasingly used to solve malignant colorectal obstruction (MCRO). Patients can then either undergo scheduled surgery or have the stent left in place as a definitive palliative treatment. The majority of reports on the use of SEMS in MCRO come from single centers; therefore, its use in general(More)
PURPOSE To compute and compare anterior corneal aberration changes following hyperopic LASIK using two different excimer lasers: the VISX Star S2 and the Asclepion-Meditec MEL 70 G Scan. METHODS The right eyes of 43 patients with preoperative refraction ranging from +0.75 to +5.50 diopters (D) and astigmatism ranging from 0.00 to 1.00 D were randomly(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with acute traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCIs) exhibit factors that, in other populations, have been associated with rhabdomyolysis. PURPOSE The aim of the study is to determine the incidence of rhabdomyolysis in patients with acute traumatic SCI admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), as well as the development of secondary acute(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of a Segmental testicular infarction (STI) simulating a testicular tumour and to discuss the importance of the excisional frozen biopsy. METHODS We present the case of a patient with STI mimicking a testicular tumour. RESULTS The patient was treated with partial orchiectomy after excisional frozen biopsy. CONCLUSIONS The(More)
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) defines sleep bruxism as a stereotyped movement disorder characterized by clenching and grinding of the teeth during sleep. Bruxism is found in 14%-20% of children, 8% of adults <60 years old, and 3% of adults >60 years old. The mandibular movements of bruxism can be confused with rhythmic mandibular movements(More)
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