Guillermo Basílico

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Laparoscopy has been considered by some Workers an useful means of diagnosing patent processus vaginalis in children. This technique is effective in evaluating patency of contralateral internal inguinal ring and requires only five minutes of additional operative time to elective inguinal herniorrhaphy. The Authors report their experience with fifty-six(More)
The block in differentiation from pro-B to pre-B cells results in a selective defect in the humoral immune response characteristic of human X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA). Mutations of Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) gene have been identified as the cause of XLA. Mutation detection is the most reliable method for making a definitive diagnosis, except when(More)
This is a video submission for an interesting case A 66 year-old lady was previously repeated admitted for vomiting and aspiration pneumonia. EGD showed a suspected hiatal hernia with gastric volvus. Endoscopic reduction was performed and the patient was scheduled for operation. Intra-operatively, it was noted that there were no hiatal hernia but a left(More)
BACKGROUND UV radiation can produce mutations in skin cells and correlates strongly with the onset of actinic keratoses and basal and squamous cell carcinomas. Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) is a heritable disease characterized by an extreme sensitivity of skin to UV radiation. Recently, studies in cultured cells as well as in XP patients have demonstrated that(More)
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