Bárbara Balandín Moreno

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of tigecycline in the treatment of infections due to carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (CPKP) in critically ill patients. METHODS A retrospective observational study was conducted in critically ill patients receiving different tigecycline doses for severe CPKP infections. We evaluated(More)
Objective Due to the decrease in brain death donors (BDD), donation after controlled cardiac death (Maastricht III type patients, DCD-III) has aroused as another strategy of donation. The objective of this research is to study the general characteristics and the impact on donation rates of a DCD-III protocol (Figure 1), after its implementation (January(More)
INTRODUCTION Clostridium difficile infection of the small intestine is infrequent. METHOD We present the first case of C. difficile enteritis (CDE) diagnosed in Spain and provide a review of the literature. RESULTS A 30-year-old man underwent surgery for recurrence of a retroperitoneal germ cell tumor. Seven days later the patient developed vomiting,(More)
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