Evamariely García

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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)
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)
Background: The objective of this multicenter, parallel, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial was to determine the efficacy and tolerability of the combination of ebastine 10 mg plus pseudoephedrine 120 mg once daily after 3 days of treatment in the symptomatic relief of patients with a common cold. Methods: The principal variable studied was the(More)
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a spectrum of structural cardiac malformations characterized by variable underdevelopment of the left heart–aorta complex. A minority of patients having a milder degree of left ventricular hypoplasia, described as hypoplastic left heart complex (HLHC), may be selected for biventricular repair. The objective of this study(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)