Evamariely García

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We present the incidence, management and outcome of acute renal failure (ARF) in children who underwent cardiac surgery. Fourteen (9%) from a total of 156 children developed ARF in our hospital in a 3-year period. Patients were aged 2 days to 15 years. Prerenal failure was present in 6 and renal type in the remaining 8 children. Peritoneal dialysis(More)
Positron emission tomography (PET) using F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) has been proven to be a useful tool in the differential diagnosis of liver tumors. Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) is an uncommon benign liver lesion, which can be difficult to differentiate from other benign and malignant liver pathologies. FDG PET imaging usually shows uptake similar(More)
BACKGROUND Although the demonstration of leptomeningeal dissemination is the most important predictor of poor outcome in children with medulloblastoma, there is lack of consensus on the prognostic value of a positive cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) cytology (i.e., stage M1). PATIENTS AND METHODS Eighty-six pediatric medulloblastoma patients treated in(More)
Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare neoplasm in children. Most patients with ACC suffer syndromes of adrenal hormone overproduction including hypercortisolism, hyperaidosteronism or virilization. We describe the case of an infant girl who presented features of virilization associated with elevated testosterone and DHEA levels due to the presence of a(More)