Blanca García García

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lar enlargement, and no other signs of sexual development; some mechanisms proposed for this phenomenon implicate the NR0B1 gene in the prepubertal control mechanism of the gonadal axis, ACTH-mediated stimulus of testicular steroidogenesis, or autonomous hyperplasia of Leydig cells.2 In the pubertal period, these patients will require testosterone(More)
INTRODUCTION Catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) is one of the most important complications in patients with a central venous catheter (CVC), due to its association with increased mortality, morbidity and health care cost. The administration of total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is considered a CRBSI risk factor. The aim of our study was to(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Our aim was to evaluate the prevalence of parietal cell antibodies (PCA) in patients with autoimmune thyroid disease (ATD). MATERIAL AND METHODS We performed a descriptive, cross-sectional study of patients with ATD. The presence of PCA was determined. Elevated antithyroid antibodies (ATAs) were defined as those higher than the(More)
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