Gustavo Leiva

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Vessel wall shortening and deformity due to "arterial telescoping" is a not infrequent reversible phenomenon that occurs during coronary angioplasty and is associated with the advancement of a stiff wire through elongated and tortuous segments, with straightening of the artery and deep guiding catheter introduction beyond the coronary ostium. We present the(More)
Data from the national tumor registry of Costa Rica for the years 1979-1983 have been used to calculate incidence rates for the major cancer sites by age, sex, urban-rural residence, and geographic region. Recent trends in mortality rates are also presented. Results are compared with data from elsewhere in Latin America, U.S.A., Europe, and Japan. Stomach(More)
BACKGROUND Sepsis is the commonest complication of small bowel transplantation. These infections are presumably caused by bacterial translocation, due to splanchnic ischemia. AIM To study bacterial translocation in the immediate postoperative period after a small bowel transplantation in dogs and to relate it to splanchnic ischemia. METHODS Three groups(More)
Results Between 27/3/2008 and 3/2/2008, 4 pts in the HO unit developed BC bacteremia. In March 2008, 6 ptes developed chills during haemodialysis (HD), blood cultures didn’t grow BC. At 15/4/ 2008 another patient in HO unit developed bacteraemia by BC. In the HO unit the molecular biology confirmed a clonal outbreak. The crops of antiseptic solutions, soap,(More)
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