Carballo Fernando

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Seminal oxidative stress plays an important role in male factor infertility (MFI), worldwide. A study was thus undertaken for the first time to establish seminal reactive oxygen species (ROS) as a clinical marker of MFI in a cohort of Sri Lankan males. The nitro blue tetrazolium (NBT) assay for ROS estimation and modified Endtz test for detecting leucocytes(More)
BACKGROUND Polidocanol is a sclerosing solution that is highly valued by clinicians and patients for its painlessness, high efficacy, excellent safety profile, low incidence of side effects, and for the rarity of its allergic reactions. Previous estimates of the incidence of allergic reactions have ranged from 0 to 0.06%. OBJECTIVE Improved recognition of(More)
In the last four years, Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) have identified sixteen low-penetrance polymorphisms on fourteen different loci associated with colorectal cancer (CRC). Due to the low risks conferred by known common variants, most of the 35% broad-sense heritability estimated by twin studies remains unexplained. Recently our group performed a(More)
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