C de Alba Romero

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As in other species, the reproductive tract in pigs increases in size with age and body weight, and the development of the reproductive tract depends on a balance between development of the pituitary-ovarian axis and the influence of metabolic hormones. Two experiments were conducted in prepubertal Duroc gilts, 150-180 days of age, to determine whether(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to establish the outcome at 3 years of age for very low birth weight newborns admitted to the Hospital 12 de Octubre from January 1991 to December 1993. PATIENTS AND METHODS A follow-up study was performed. The pediatric assessment included a neurological, psychological, visual and audiological evaluation. At the(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to analyze the weight, length and head circumference development in prematurely born babies who weighed less than 1,500 grams and who were included in the follow-up program of our neonatal unit. PATIENTS AND METHODS Review of data of the cohort included in the follow-up program between May 1990 and September 1995(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the corrected age (CA) of acquisition of sitting and walking in very low birth weight infants with normal motor outcome at 2 years of age and to determine whether transient hypertonia is associated with a delay in the acquisition of sitting and walking. METHODS Follow-up study of very low birth weight infants (under 1500 g) admitted(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of surgical wound infection and the impact of this on the implementation of an antibiotic protocol according to the type of surgery and the prevailing endogenous flora in our neonatology unit. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients' charts were retrospectively reviewed in order to assess the(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the clinical characteristics and susceptibility to antimicrobial agents of Streptococcus pneumoniae invasive infection in our neonatal unit. METHODS Data from newborns with Streptococcus pneumoniae invasive infection in the last 12 years were retrospectively collected. RESULTS Eight cases of invasive infection were identified.(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the characteristics, treatment and follow-up of patients with ventriculitis in our neonatal unit. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective study of patients diagnosed with ventriculitis from January 1990 to December 1997. Diagnostic criteria were the identification of any bacteria in the ventricular fluid and pleocytosis (> or = 100(More)
We analysed 7 cases of systemic candida sp. infection diagnosed between 1986 to 1989. Clinical presentation was of sepsis. Evolution was favorable in all, excepting two cases that died due to a candidiasic meningitis and a candidiasic aortic thrombosis, respectively. Almost all patients were treated with amphotericin B only. A newborn had signs of toxicity(More)
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