Cesar Colmenero Ruiz

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Adynamic bone disease (ABD) is a well-recognized clinical entity in the complex chronic kidney disease (CKD)-mineral and bone disorder. Although the combination of low intact parathyroid hormone (PTH) and low bone alkaline phosphatase levels may be suggestive of ABD, the gold standard for precise diagnosis is histomorphometric analysis of tetracycline(More)
The experience of 22 Hodgkin's disease (HD) patients with human immunodeficiency virus type I (HIV) antibodies, collected from a cooperative study of six hospitals during 1984-1989 is presented. Young men (average age, 27.6 years) with a high incidence of intravenous drug abuse (86%) were found. The status of the HIV infection at diagnosis of HD was: four(More)
Cover photos, top to bottom: a. Stakeholder engagement meeting in the Alto Mayo REDD+ initiative, Peru. b. Muriqui monkey (Brachytelles hypoxanthus) in the Atlantic Forest, Brazil. c. Aerial view of a Kayapó village in the Xingu Basin, Brazil. d. Field visit to a restoration site in the Quirino reforestation initiative, Philippines. Lessons learned from(More)
Excising part or all of a larynx as a cancer operation results in changes that transgress anatomic, physiologic, psychologic, and social common principles. The treatment of laryngeal cancer has evolved significantly over the prior 5 decades, and better diagnostic procedures, combined with an improved understanding of the anatomico-clinical behavior of(More)
The prognosis of giant cervical teratomas is determined by the severity of the associated airway obstruction. Ex-utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) is a technique to establish a patent airway before completion of birth, while the infant remains on placental support. We present two cases of newborns with cervical teratomas treated with the EXIT procedure. In(More)
Classically, the formation of a mucosal wave is dependent on the pliable mucosa present in the vocal fold. The supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy is an organ preservation surgical technique in which both true vocal folds, both false vocal folds, both paraglottic spaces, and the entire thyroid cartilage are resected. The(More)
PURPOSE The objectives of this study were 1) to evaluate the survival rate for implants placed in maxillary sinuses augmented with autogenous calvarium bone graft and 2) to evaluate the feasibility, complications, and morbidity of this technique as well as patient satisfaction. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seventy-nine maxillary sinuses in 58 patients were(More)