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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic value of ultrasound (US)-guided saline enema for intussusception and the usefulness of a delayed attempt after at least 30 minutes when reduction has not been complete. METHODS One hundred ninety-five cases of intussusception were diagnosed with ultrasonography. US-guided saline(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine which plane is best for identification of the appendix and to assess if opacification of the appendix impacts visualization. METHODS Retrospective review of 218 computed tomography examinations performed for suspected appendicitis was conducted by 2 pediatric radiologists evaluating conspicuity of the(More)
An approach to the controversy of the physiopathology and classification of ischemic stroke is attempted in this study. The computed tomographies (CT) of 88 patients with transient ischemic attacks (TIA), 46 with reversible ischemic neurologic deficits (RIND) and 70 with ischemic strokes with minimum residuum (SMR) are analysed. The incidence of focal(More)
We examined the specific hypotheses linking the intake of sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and protein to blood pressure (BP) and the relationship between dietary factors and mortality from the major cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in the Ecuadorian populations. Two Ecuadorian populations, the urban and the rural, were selected from Quito and(More)
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