Arieh Mercado-Sesma

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To evaluate the effect of pantoprazole during 45 days on insulin secretion in drug-naïve patients with type 2 diabetes, a randomized, double blind, placebo control clinical trial was performed in 14 drug-naïve volunteers. Significant increases in late insulin phase and total insulin secretion, and decreases in HbA1c levels were found.
AIM To evaluate the effect of avocado soybean unsaponifiables (ASU) on insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity in patients with obesity. METHODS A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical trial was carried out in 14 obese adult volunteers. After random allocation of the intervention, 7 patients received 300 mg of ASU or placebo during a(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the aqueous humor bioavailability and clinical efficacy of bromfenac 0.09% vs nepafenac on the presence of cystoid macular edema (CME) after phacoemulsification. MATERIAL AND METHODS A Phase II, double-blind, masked, active-controlled, multicenter, clinical trial of 139 subjects, randomized to either a(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to assess the effect of continuous and intermittent electrical transcutaneous nerve stimulation on the perception of pain in patients with burns of different types. MATERIALS AND METHODS A pilot study was conducted in 14 patients (age 30.9±7.5 years) with second- and third-degree burns of different types. The burn types(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the histopathological changes in a model of New Zealand white rabbits after the ocular instillation of a fixed combination containing 0.09 % xanthan gum and 0.1 % chondroitin sulfate for 15 days. This was a preclinical study which compared the previously described combination with placebo on an animal model of sixteen(More)
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BACKGROUND To determine the concentration after a single dose of generic 0.05% difluprednate and commercial difluprednate in the aqueous humor, cornea, and conjunctiva of New Zealand rabbits, a preclinical study in 72 male New Zealand white rabbits was performed. A single dose (50 μL) of two 0.05% difluprednate ophthalmic formulations was instilled in both(More)
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