Bernabé Jurado Gámez

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OBJECTIVE A prospective study with a consecutive sample and a control group to determine whether protein expression in patients with sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome (SAHS) is different from that of the control group (IAH < or =5). PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 32 patients aged between 35 and 60 years who had a polysomnograph performed were included.(More)
UNLABELLED Lung cancer currently ranks as the neoplasia with the highest global mortality rate. Although some improvements have been introduced in recent years, new advances in diagnosis are required in order to increase survival rates. New mildly invasive endoscopy-based diagnostic techniques include the collection of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF),(More)
The existence of metastasis by lymphatic or hematogenous dissemination, is a regular fact during the course of bronchogenic carcinoma; they were described in different parts of the organism, those regular parts of metastasis are: suprarenals glands, liver, brain, contralateral lung and bone; however the presentation of cutaneous metastasis as first(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation increases mortality and resources used associated with hospitalization. We studied whether early home monitoring reduces the rate of readmission and if there are any predictor variables. PATIENTS AND METHODS We performed a prospective, controlled, parallel-group study in patients who(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the diagnostic validity, degree of patient satisfaction, and economic cost of home sleep monitoring compared to conventional polysomnography. PATIENTS AND METHODS Consecutive patients with symptoms indicative of sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) were included. We analyzed the diagnostic yield of home sleep monitoring using the(More)
Paraneoplastic syndromes (PNS) are a relatively common manifestation of cancer, and in some cases they may be the first symptom. Lung cancer has the highest incidence of paraneoplastic syndrome. This fact is important considering a non explained endocrinological and neurological syndrome, it may facilitate a prompt diagnosis, and in some cases an adequate(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate long-term domiciliary oxygen therapy (LTOT) in our setting and the utility of pulse oxymetry for follow-up control. PATIENTS AND METHOD 140 patients were studied. The data on the indication for LTOT and the degree of therapeutic compliance were obtained by means of a clinical interview; spirometry, full blood count, arterial blood(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of sleep disorders in patients awaiting kidney transplants compared to a control group. PATIENTS AND METHODS We carried out an observational study of 23 patients on a kidney transplant waiting list in comparison with 20 healthy volunteers matched for age, sex, and body mass index (BMI). Overnight polysomnography was(More)