Carolina Uribe

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BACKGROUND Biliary atresia (BA) is an infantile disorder characterized by progressive sclerosing cholangiopathy leading to biliary obstruction. First-line treatment of BA is hepatoportoenterostomy, the prognosis of which is related to age at surgery and to histological variables such as extent of fibrosis and ductular reaction. Hepatic arterial medial(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the importance of stem cells derived from adipose tissue in reducing graft inflammation in a murine model of allogeneic heterotopic tracheal transplant. METHODS We performed a heterotopic tracheal allografting in dorsal subcutaneous pouch and systemically injected 5x105 mesenchymal stem cells derived from adipose tissue. The animals(More)
The aim of this research was to evaluate the effects of bone marrow mononuclear cell (BMC) transplantation in rats with toxic acute liver damage induced by carbon tetrachloride (CCl4). Cells from male Wistar rats were obtained using Ficoll density gradient and 0.2 ml (1 × 106 cells) were injected into the portal vein of female rats (n = 15) 24 h after(More)
Thyroid abscess is rare in children but the presence of previous thyroid disease, and congenital remnants such as a pyriform sinus fistula, are predisposing factors. The classical presentation consists of fever, cervical pain and a painful mass. The diagnosis is confirmed through clinical findings, and by diagnostic imaging (ultrasound and computerized(More)
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