Francisco Nieves

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We report the case of a 62-year-old man who developed bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia (BOOP) associated with acute Coxiella burnetii infection. The diagnosis of BOOP was made by fiber-optic transbronchial biopsy. Treatment with corticosteroids resulted in rapid clinical improvement and complete resolution of airspace opacities. To the(More)
INTRODUCTION Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a signal protein that stimulates angiogenesis and vasculogenesis and has been used in tissue regeneration and pulp regeneration experimental models. The purpose of this study was to develop a delivery system composed of a biodegradable fiber and controlled release of VEGF to promote cell viability(More)
An eleven year old boy presented with headaches and dizziness associated to micturition. On radiologic imaging, he was found with a bladder mass. The biochemical work up was suggestive of pheochromocytoma. An OctreoScan (111In-pentreotide) was used to rule out metastatic extension or other extra-adrenal locations of the pheochromocytoma. OctreoScan data(More)
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