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Non-neutralizing factor VIII (FVIII) antibodies (FVIII-Ab) in hemophilia A may be associated with an abnormal clinical response to FVIII concentrates. Patients with FVIII inhibitors may develop noncoagulation FVIII-Ab after the induction of immunotolerance. Natural FVIII-Ab may be detected in the plasma of some healthy subjects. The aim of this study was to(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The aim of this study was to determine the incidence, type, and prognosis of stroke in young adults in Cantabria, Spain. METHODS We investigated prospectively all patients aged 50 years or below who were admitted with the diagnosis of a stroke to the University Hospital "Marqués de Valdecilla" from April 1, 1986, to March 31, 1988.(More)
The increase in oral anticoagulant (OA) treatment has led to development of new strategies for its control. We tested the efficacy of the GAO software (Dade Behring) in providing adequate acenocoumarol dosages for patients whose international normalised ratios (INRs) were no more than 0.5 points out of range. From December 1998 to August 1999, all(More)
Adrenomedullin (AM), an ubiquitous regulatory peptide with different actions, is known to be elevated in different clinical situations, including diabetes mellitus (DM), but its potential role in the pathogenesis of diabetic vascular complications is not clear. In the present study, we examined plasma total AM levels, and their association with different(More)
The period between isolation of HIV in the early 1980s and the development of effective viral inactivation procedures able to eradicate the virus from the blood supply was long and unfortunately many recipients of blood-derived products became infected; this translated into a devastating impact on their quality of life, quality of care as well as on their(More)
The aim of this prospective study was to determine the etiologic factors leading to stroke in a group of young adults. We studied 95 patients aged 50 years or under who were admitted with the diagnosis of stroke over a 2-year period. These patients underwent complete clinical and laboratory assessment for stroke. The etiology was established in 73 (76.8%)(More)
Background and Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine the incidence, type, and prognosis of stroke in young adults in Cantabria, Spain. Methods: We investigated prospectively all patients aged 50 years or below who were admitted with the diagnosis of a stroke to the University Hospital "Marques de Valdecilla" from April 1, 1986, to March 31, 1988.(More)