Cristóbal Richart Jurado

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OBJECTIVES To assess the routine indication of chest roentgenogram after thoracentesis in function of iatrogenic pneumothorax causation, following a procedure protocol. PATIENTS AND METHODS Prospective study of 104 consecutive thoracentesis procedures performed in 76 patients. The procedure was protocolized and after each thoracentesis a chest(More)
A 44 year-old man with a type I Neurofibromatosis (NFI) and an intercostal mass is presented. By means of percutaneous fine needle aspiration punction under CT control, this tumor could be diagnosed of neurofibroma. It is important to remark not only the role of helical CT with anatomical reconstruction in the diagnosis of intercostal tumors, but also that(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze which genotypes of vitamin D receptor (VDR) are associated with the loss or maintenance of bone mass among spanish postmenopausal women. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 105 women with postmenopausal osteoporosis and 51 postmenopausal women without osteoporosis (control group), diagnosed with bone densitometry (DEXA) were included in(More)
The most common etiology of lymphedema in our environment is tumoral and, generally, it is due to treatment of the cancer itself. However, the initial presentation of prostate carcinoma as lymphedema is very rare. In fact, there aren't very few documented cases in literature. We described the case of a patient who was admitted into the hospital to be(More)
When faced with a patient with exercise-induced syncope, it is important to exclude heart disease. Nevertheless, neurally-mediated syncopes should be taken into account in the differential diagnosis and the tilt table test is essential to establish this diagnosis. We report the case of an 11-year-old boy, who presented recurrent exercise-induced fainting.(More)