Carlos Alberto Díaz

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OBJECTIVE The primary purpose of this investigation was to determine the prevalence of abnormal spontaneous activity (positive sharp waves (PSWs) and fibrillation potentials (FPs)) in selected lumbosacral paraspinal and foot intrinsic muscles in an asymptomatic healthy population. DESIGN This was a prospective assessment of 50 individuals without history(More)
Sclerodermoid chronic graft vs. host disease is a severe adverse immunologic reaction following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation, with deposition of collagen in the skin and possibly other soft tissues, resulting in loss of range of motion and functional capabilities. We present a case of a 14-yr-old girl who received a matched, unrelated donor bone(More)
Allograft renal vein thrombosis (RVT) is an uncommon but potentially catastrophic complication. Although it usually occurs in the early posttransplant period and is associated with surgical complications or vascular rejection, it may develop later, when it is generally related with a hypercoagulable state. Typical clinical presentation is sudden oligoanuric(More)
Adolescent fertility programs in Asia and the Pacific have a long way to go to check the problems associated with adolescent fertility, but a start has been made. Delegates from 8 countries met in 1982 to share their problems and experiences in their own countries. The conference participants drew up plans to deal with a high rate of adolescent fertility,(More)
A central question in industrial marketing is whether the form in which the external environment of a firm is represented influences the marketing strategy. This influence has been studied generally through case study research, and quantitative evidence is limited. In response to this limitation, this paper reports on a quasi-experiment investigating(More)
Volunteer outreach workers in Eastern Visayas (Region 8) who tend to remain in the Philippine Population Program are able to plan for the welfare of the family, are seriously concerned about the welfare of the community, are traditional in their beliefs about family decision making, are moderately innovative, and are relatively dissatisfied with community(More)
The Strengthening BSPO (barangay service point officer) Operations project aims to strengthen the outreach structure at the BSPO level by hastening its attainment of self-sufficiency and making it more responsive to community needs and demands. It has 2 specific objectives: to provide policymakers and managers of the outreach project with a research-based(More)