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Determination of the cutoff point for waist circumference that establishes the presence of abdominal obesity in Latin American men and women.
AIMS The recent definitions of the metabolic syndrome (MS) recognize the need for ethnic and region-specific waist circumference (WC) cut-offs that identify people with abdominal obesity. We testedExpand
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Dyslipidemia in seven Latin American cities: CARMELA study.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to describe the prevalence of dyslipidemia in the CARMELA study population. METHODS CARMELA was a cross-sectional study of cardiovascular risk conductedExpand
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Twenty-year Follow-up of Kangaroo Mother Care Versus Traditional Care
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Kangaroo mother care (KMC) is a multifaceted intervention for preterm and low birth weight infants and their parents. Short- and mid-term benefits of KMC on survival,Expand
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Functional Connectivity Changes in Behavioral, Semantic, and Nonfluent Variants of Frontotemporal Dementia
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) affects behavior, language, and personality. This study aims to explore functional connectivity changes in three FTD variants: behavioral (bvFTD), semantic (svPPA), andExpand
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Asociación entre enfermedad periodontal y disfunción endotelial valorada por vasodilatación mediada por flujo en la arteria braquial. Estudio piloto
Objetivo evaluar la disfuncion endotelial a traves de la vasodilatacion mediada por flujo (VMF) en la arteria braquial en pacientes fumadores con periodontitis cronica avanzada y compararla conExpand
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DISEÑO DE UN DISPOSITIVO MECÁNICO QUE PERMITA LA EVALUACIÓN DEL COMPORTAMIENTO BIOMECÁNICO DEL TEJIDO BLANDO PLANTAR MEDIANTE EL USO DE ULTRASONIDO Designing a mechanical device that allows
Diabetes is a disease of high prevalence. The IDF estimates that by 2025 there will be a population of 300 million diabetics in the world. It has been decided that 15% of diabetics are affected withExpand
Networks Disrupted in Linguistic Variants of Frontotemporal Dementia
The non-fluent/agrammatic variant of primary progressive aphasia (nfvPPA) and semantic variant (svPPA) of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) are neurodegenerative diseases. Previous works have shownExpand
Efecto del grado de estenosis y de la viscosidad sanguínea en el nivel de activación plaquetaria en la arteria carótida: desarrollo de un modelo computacional
La enfermedad arteriosclerotica de la arteria carotida es la primera causa de eventos cerebrovasculares (ECV) en el mundo occidental y su estudio se ha convertido en un gran reto en el campo de laExpand
Colombian Familial Dementia with Frontotemporal Features Associated with a Presenilin-1 Mutation (P2.162)
OBJECTIVES: To describe the clinical and molecular characteristics of a family with young-onset dementia and frontotemporal features associated with a presenilin 1 (PSEN1) mutation. BACKGROUND:Expand