Augustín Ballesteros

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Acute suppurative thyroiditis is very rare and often related to congenital abnormalities of the branchial pouches or immunodeficiency. A case of acute thyroiditis due to fistula of the left pyriform sinus in a young man with no relevant history is reported. We review the embryology, diagnosis, and treatment of this rare entity.
BACKGROUND Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) seems to be induced by the ovarian release of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), which increases vascular permeability. Dopamine agonists inhibit VEGF receptor phosphorylation and thereby decrease vascular permeability. METHODS A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre study(More)
Transcatheter embolization of selective arteries of the carotid and vertebral systems were performed in several patients with brain arteriovenous malformations, angiomas and chemodectomas. All patients were submitted to angiography and electrophysiological examination consisting of a conventional EEG and of visual, auditory and somatosensory evoked(More)
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