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OBJECTIVES To evaluate whether an early multidisciplinary geriatric intervention in elderly patients with hip fracture reduced length of stay, morbidity, and mortality and improved functional evolution. DESIGN Randomized, controlled intervention trial. SETTING Orthopedic ward in a university hospital. PARTICIPANTS Three hundred nineteen patients aged(More)
OBJECTIVE Despite the consistent association between cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) gene variation and plasma HDL-C, huge controversy still rages on its association with coronary heart disease (CHD). We investigated the association between the CETP-TaqIB polymorphism, HDL-C and incident CHD in a Mediterranean population. METHODS A nested(More)
The type of acute coronary syndrome may account for different prognoses between men and women after myocardial infarction. This study assessed gender differences in 28-day mortality rates for first or recurrent Q-wave and non-Q-wave myocardial infarctions and unstable angina by using data from 5 registries that included 20,836 patients (24.8% women).(More)
BACKGROUND The main purpose of the present study is to evaluate whether treatment with long-acting human glucagon-like peptide-1 liraglutide was associated with an improvement of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in obese subjects with type-2 diabetes. METHODS This single-centre retrospective study included 158 obese (body mass index [BMI] ≥ 30 kg/m(2))(More)
Polytraumatisms in the child are relatively unfrequent, less severe, and get a lower rate of deaths compared with polytraumatisms in the adult. The indirect traumatism, being most frequent, is explained by projection and ejection. Direct traumatism is scacre. A classification in 4 types is proposed: type I: visceral polytraumatised child, type II: multiple(More)
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