Gerardo Flores-Nava

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BACKGROUND Acute subhepatic appendicitis in children is an uncommon presentation. It is usually associated with intestinal malrotation. When these conditions are met, accurate diagnosis and early management decisions are delayed. CLINICAL CASE We present the case of a 10-year-old male who had diarrhea without mucus or blood for 5 days. He was treated with(More)
A prospective study in 76 newborn with perinatal asphyxia searching for myocardial ischemia was carried out. The disease was found in 51% of the patients. With electrocardiogram, myocardial enzymes, X ray and clinical manifestations the diagnosis was elaborated. No difference in the sex was present, the mean of gestational age was 35 weeks, and with mean(More)
INTRODUCTION mechanical ventilation is used in all Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The patients with more than a week with mechanical ventilation can develop complications in the airway. The diagnosis is carrying out with a bronchoscope. OBJECTIVE to determine the type of complications presented in a group of neonates who had received, one o more(More)
The case of a female premature newborn is presented with a tumor in neck and severe perinatal asphyxia that required mechanical ventilation from birth; she died at 28 days dew to heart and renal failure. Surgical resection of cervical tumor was not possible due mechanical ventilation and persistent hemodynamic alteration. Autopsy revealed a mixed tumor of(More)
We present the case of a newborn with Costello syndrome who died due to heart arrhythmia. In the autopsy, a neuroblastoma was found. The male patient was born at term. During the first hours of life, he developed severe respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation. Phenotypic features included cranial and facial dysmorphia, short thorax,(More)
We describe the case of a 15 year old male adolescent with blindness of the right eye secondary to frontal head injury and blindness as the sole complication. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging studies were both normal. We postulate a non anatomical severing of the optic nerve as the etiological cause for blindness. Clinical management(More)
In this case controls prospective study, risk factors for necrotizing enterocolitis from a neonatal intensive care unit, were investigated. In 34 cases and 69 controls, were found; the fetal distress, Apgar score < or = 5 at one minute, < or = 6 at five minutes, gestational age < or = 34 weeks and birth weight < or = 1500 g, like risk factors for(More)
INTRODUCTION A case of child with acute pancreatitis associated with typhoid fever is reported herein. CASE REPORT A four years old child was admitted to the pediatric emergency room with an acute abdomen and fever. He was submitted to a diagnostic laparotomy and mesenteric adenitis was the only finding. During the postoperative period, he persisted with(More)
We studied 30 full-term newborn infants, admitted to the newborn intensive care unit of "Manuel Gea González" General Hospital between January 1, 1989 and December 31, 1990. All infants had 5-minute Apgar score of 5 or less. The disturbances related to: brain, heart, liver, bowel, coagulation system, calcium and glucose homeostasis were investigate in all(More)
OBJECTIVE The number of successful pregnancies in kidney transplant (KT) recipients has increased in recent years. Little evidence is available about the risk of in utero immunosuppressive exposure for long-term cognitive consequences. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of immunosuppression during pregnancy on intellectual performance of(More)