Aureli Esquerda

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BACKGROUND The study of endogenous insulin secretion may provide relevant insight into the comparison of the natural history of adult onset latent autoimmune diabetes (LADA) with types 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus. The aim of this study was to compare the results of the C-peptide response to mixed-meal stimulation in LADA patients with different disease(More)
We aimed to investigate whether pleural fluid concentrations of biomarkers for bacterial infection, namely triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells (sTREM-1), procalcitonin (PCT), lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) and C-reactive protein (CRP), might identify infectious effusions and discriminate between complicated (CPPEs) and uncomplicated(More)
There is very few evidences on the role of vitamin D in the development of diabetic retinopathy. The aim of the current study was to explore whether there is an association of vitamin D status and diabetic retinopathy in type 2 diabetes. Two groups of patients were selected: 139 and 144 patients with and without retinopathy, respectively, as assessed by an(More)
BACKGROUND Pneumonia is the leading cause of death among infectious diseases in developed countries. However, the severity of pneumonia requiring hospitalization often makes the initial diagnosis difficult because of an equivocal clinical picture or interpretation of the chest film. The objective of the present study was to assess the usefulness of the(More)
et al. General considerations for skin test procedures in the diagnosis of drug hypersensitivity. 2 Janier M, Froidevaux D, Lons-Danic D, et al. Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis due to the combination of chloroquine and proguanil. Severe mucocutaneous necrotizing vasculitis associated with the combination of chloro-quine and proguanil. A,(More)
bajo la curva ROC (ABC) (intervalo de confianza del 95%). Conclusiones: Los 3 modelos obtienen resultados similares en su capacidad de discriminación. El modelo CART ofrece como ventaja su simplicidad de uso y de interpretación, ya que las reglas de decisión que generan pueden aplicarse sin necesidad de procesos matemáticos. Abstract Objective: To provide(More)
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