Fernando Mosteiro

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While our understanding of the pathogenesis and management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has improved over the past decade, estimates of its incidence have been controversial. The goal of this study was to examine ARDS incidence and outcome under current lung protective ventilatory support practices before and after the diagnosis of ARDS.(More)
OBJECTIVES Although there is general agreement on the characteristic features of the acute respiratory distress syndrome, we lack a scoring system that predicts acute respiratory distress syndrome outcome with high probability. Our objective was to develop an outcome score that clinicians could easily calculate at the bedside to predict the risk of death of(More)
BACKGROUND The shortage of lung donors for transplantation is the main limitation among patients awaiting this type of surgery. We previously demonstrated that an intensive lung donor-treatment protocol succeeded in increasing the lung procurement rate. We aimed to validate our protocol for centers with or without lung transplant programs. METHODS A(More)
A protocol is presented for the micropropagation and short-term conservation of Quercus lusitanica Lam. This is the first time that a simple protocol is presented for the micropropagation and short-term conservation of Quercus lusitanica, an endemic and endangered species that is found in very restricted habitats of the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa.(More)
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