Emilia Barrot Cortés

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Aquaporin-1 (AQP1) is the main water channel responsible for water transport through many epithelia and endothelia. The latest evidence pointed toward an important role of this protein also in gas permeation, angiogenesis, cell proliferation and migration. In the present work we studied the expression of AQP1 by immunohistochemical staining of 92 lung(More)
AIMS We have evaluated the efficacy and clinical impact of FDG-PET for staging patients with potentially resectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCL) in CT. MATERIALS AND METHODS We have prospectively studied 115 patients (104 M/11 F and mean age: 59 years old) with diagnosis of potentially resectable NSCL, (resectable criteria: Stage <IIIB in CT),(More)
OBJECTIVE Home mechanical ventilation is used with patients with severe, chronic respiratory failure, a condition that has a serious impact on quality of life. The aim of this study was to produce a translation and cultural adaptation of the Severe Respiratory Insufficiency. Questionnaire for the Spanish population, the first health-related quality of life(More)
Our objective was to study agreement between the compression ultrasound images taken in our respiratory medicine department and the duplex ultrasound images obtained by radiologists at our hospital for patients admitted to our ward with suspected diagnoses of venous thromboembolism.Seventy-eight consecutive patients admitted to our respiratory medicine ward(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE This is a safety and cost comparison study with an analysis of budgetary impact of ambulatory management of patients with cancer and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) compared with hospital management. MATERIAL AND METHODS Prospective observational study of patients with known malignancy and diagnosed with DVT from 2003 to 2007. The(More)
We proposed developing two symptom-based systems for assessing the presence of pulmonary thromboembolism (TEP) in our practice, using a standardized questionnaire and multivariate models. Data were collected from September 1993 through November 1994 (case reports, physical examination findings and complementary test results) of patients admitted to our ward(More)
Pompe disease is an autosomal-recessive lysosomal storage disorder characterized by progressive myopathy with proximal muscle weakness, respiratory muscle dysfunction, and cardiomyopathy (in infants only). In patients with juvenile or adult disease onset, respiratory muscle weakness may decline more rapidly than overall neurological disability.(More)