Elena Pestana

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The authors reviewed preoperative MRI and EEG findings in relation to postsurgical outcome in 17 patients with refractory epilepsy due to tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). Resecting concordant MRI (main tuber) and EEG abnormalities offered seizure freedom (8/9, 89%; median follow-up 25 months) comparable to other focal etiologies. Patients with(More)
Although the respiratory tract is the major site for tuberculous lesions, all organs can be affected. The authors review the clinical files of 25 patients admitted to our Department with lung and/or pleural tuberculous disease, confirmed by bacteriology or histopathology, who simultaneously suffered from tuberculosis in other organs. We included 20 men and(More)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) has been classified into 8 genotypes (A-H). Genotypes A, D and F have been identified in some South American countries, but in Venezuela studies have been more restricted to aboriginal communities where genotype F is predominant. The aim of the present study was to identify the prevalence of HBV genotypes among native HBsAg carriers(More)
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