Elba Iglesias

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Mesenteric panniculitis is a rare disease of the adipose tissue of mesentery. Ascites is an unusual presentation. We report a case of panniculitis whose initial presentation was an obesity-hypoventilation syndrome with pulmonary hypertension. Respiratory disorders were related to abundant ascites. Panniculitis cure and ascites disappearance allowed return(More)
INTRODUCTION The impact of chemotherapy-induced anemia on the quality of life (QOL) of patients with lung cancer has been little studied. OBJECTIVE We evaluated the feasibility of measuring QOL among patients receiving chemotherapy for lung cancer, and the possible correlation of QOL with the haemoglobin level. METHODS This was a prospective study of 53(More)
BACKGROUND Bone metastases are common in lung cancer and are leading to increasing consumption of health care resources. The therapeutic choice for the clinician is extensive, from biphosphonates to percutaneous vertebroplasty. In the absence of official guidelines the management varies from centre to centre. There are very few economic analyses of these(More)
The female athlete triad is a syndrome consisting of disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis. The syndrome is increasing in prevalence as more women are participating in sports at a competitive level. Behaviors such as intense exercise or disordered eating patterns can lead to dysregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitarian-ovarian (HPO) axis,(More)
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