B. Sureda

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Two women suffered from strictly unilateral, periocular headaches for many years. The clinical characteristics of headaches were those described in chronic paroxysmal hemicrania. However, both patients showed an episodic evolution of pain. In one case, this stage could be considered pre-chronic because it was later followed by the classic and apparently(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and prednisone in the treatment of interferon beta-1a (IFNbeta-1a) flu-like syndrome (FLS). METHODS Patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis initiating treatment with IM IFNbeta-1a were randomized in a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, controlled trial to receive acetaminophen(More)
Noncommunicating cysts of the septum pelludicum are rare and diagnostic experience with CT scan is scanty. They may cause hydrocephalus because of obstruction of Monro's foramina. In this report we describe a young patient with acute Korsakoff's syndrome. The CT scan revealed a cyst of the septum pellucidum without hydrocephalus. Surgery disclosed a(More)
INTRODUCTION Alexithymia is a concept that describes the unability to put emotions into words ant that has been associated with somatization and psychosomatic disorders. METHODS A sample of 124 outpatients attending the Psychosomatic Unit of a General Hospital was studied in order to test the hypothesis that alexithymic patients have a significantly lower(More)
AIM A clinical and polysomnographic study of two patients with nocturnal eating syndrome (recurrent awakenings associated with the need to eat and difficulty in returning to sleep it the patient does not eat). PATIENTS AND METHODS Two patients, one 36-year-old male and one 41-year-old woman underwent clinical tests (including a psychopathological study(More)
This study presents a georeferenced agent-based model to analyze the climate change impacts on the ski industry in Andorra and the effect of snowmaking as future adaptation strategy. The present study is the first attempt to analyze the ski industry in the Pyrenees region and will contribute to a better understanding of the vulnerability of Andorran ski(More)
In 20 patients with benign intracranial hypertension (BIH) a study of the P100 latency of visual evoked potentials (VEP) was carried out. At admission only 5 patients showed abnormal latencies. The mean of the P100 latencies in patients was significantly increased as compared with controls. Latencies persisted relatively prolonged once the funduscopy had(More)
The incidence of obesity and excess weight were analyzed in a series of 100 cases of benign intracranial hypertension (BIH) and compared with a control group. The results of hypocaloric diet and lumbar puncture were compared to those obtained with other treatments. Relapses of the disease were analyzed in obese patients who maintained a normal weight after(More)
In two consecutive series of 25 cases each suffering from episodic cluster headache, one of the clusters was treated prophylactically in the first series with methysergide and in the other with prednisone. The duration of the clusters under treatment was similar in both series. The results of our study suggest that neither the methysergide nor the(More)