Carlos Javier Garcia Alonso

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OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in the healthy population of Madrid Autonomous Community (AC). MATERIAL AND METHODS A descriptive, cross-sectional study where Helicobacter pylori infection is diagnosed by means of the 13C-urea breath test. RESULTS A total of 618 subjects were studied. Among these, 481 were(More)
PATIENTS AND METHODS We describe the outcome of the treatment of 1.000 consecutive patients treated since may 2000 to december 2003 with Siemens Lithostar Modularis to evaluate the efficacy of this new lithotripter RESULTS 60.5% male and 39.5% female's patients were treated. Average age of 53.5 years old. 44.1% of the urinary stones were located on the(More)
In 1985, investigators characterized a potent vasoconstrictor of endothelial origin called endothelin (ET). Subsequently, 3 peptides were recognized that had a comparable molecular structure but different receptors that mediate potent vasoconstrictive and mild vasodilative effects. The renal effects are characterized by natriuresis despite renal(More)
OBJECTIVES To prospectively assess the prevalence of urinary tract symptoms caused by indwelling ureteral stents and how they affect their quality of life using an specific questionnaire. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 100 patients with unilateral indwelling ureteral stents were asked to complete an specific questionnaire that include questions on(More)
UNLABELLED Recombinant human thyrotropin (rhTSH) has been introduced recently in follow up of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) patients, as an alternative of thyroid hormone withdrawal. The aim of this retrospective study is to compare recombinant human thyrotropin versus endogenous stimulation. MATERIAL AND METHODS Thirty-three patients with DTC with(More)
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