Gloria Cisneros

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It has been shown that inhibiting the expression of certain cytokines decreases the rate of tooth movement. Here, we hypothesized that stimulating the expression of inflammatory cytokines, through small perforations of cortical bone, increases the rate of bone remodeling and tooth movement. Forty-eight rats were divided into 4 groups: 50-cN force applied to(More)
A national hospital-based nonfatal road traffic injury surveillance system was established at sentinel units across Peru in 2007 under the leadership of the Ministry of Health. Surveillance data are drawn from three different sources (hospital records, police reports, and vehicle insurance reports) and include nonfatal road traffic injuries initially(More)
BACKGROUND The long-term effect of a PVC pipe nest-box on the reproductive efficiency and other life traits of an Aotus monkey-breeding colony have not been characterized. METHODS AND RESULTS We analyzed laboratory records of the Gorgas Memorial Institute (GMI) Aotus monkey colony in Panama for the period 1999-2010 and found a 273% increase in the annual(More)
The second most common cause of hypercalcemia is humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy (HHM), a condition associated with increased mortality. Although hypercalcemia is usually seen in squamous cell cancers, only 13 cases have been described in association with squamous cell skin cancer, and only 5 of these had characteristics of HHM. We report a case of(More)
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