Diana Hernández

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Cardiovascular disease is now the leading cause of death in transplant recipients. This is due, in part, to the vulnerability of these patients to a complicated set of conditions including hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and post-transplant hyperlipidaemia (PTHL). PTHL is characterised by persistent elevations in total serum cholesterol, low density(More)
BACKGROUND Scottish Terriers have a high incidence of juvenile onset hereditary ataxia primarily affecting the Purkinje neuron of the cerebellar cortex and causing slowly progressive cerebellar dysfunction. OBJECTIVE To identify chromosomal regions associated with hereditary ataxia in Scottish Terriers. ANIMALS One hundred and fifty-three Scottish(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe our experience with an integrated PET/CT system in the clinical applications in Oncology. MATERIAL AND METHODS An integrated PET/CT scanner is an in-line system combining a full-ring detector PET and a multidetector row helical CT in one machine. This is a multidisciplinary technique involving a nuclear medicine physician, a(More)
BACKGROUND Classic Kaposi's sarcoma is a lymphatic endothelial cell neoplasm usually present on the skin of the upper and lower extremities. Although it commonly affects human immunodeficiency virus positive patients, there have been some human immunodeficiency virus negative cases reported. We report an uncommon presentation of stage IV classic Kaposi's(More)
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