Francisco Javier Martínez Martín

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effects of manidipine versus amlodipine on blood pressure, albuminuria, insulin sensitivity, adiponectin, TNF-alpha and C-reactive protein in nondiabetic subjects with metabolic syndrome (ATP-III definition), including impaired fasting glucose (>5.6 mmol/l) and hypertension. METHODS In total, 64 patients were recruited and(More)
A fourteen-year male patient presented a retrochiasmatic craniopharyngioma. Aer transcranial surgical resection, the patient had diabetes insipidus, which presented an interphase with manifestations of inadequate secretion of ADH. The patient was adequately treated with intranasal desmopresin, but aer i.v. fluid replacement was withdrawn, severe dehydration(More)
Pheochromocytomas are rare neuroendocrine tumors that arise from chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla. Malignant pheochromocytoma is defined as the presence of metastatic spread in tissues where chromaffin cells are not usually present. This case report describes the case of a relapsed malignant pheochromocytoma, spread to the right liver lobe, superior(More)
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