Isidro Hernández-Contreras

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BACKGROUND Oil-aspiration pneumonia is still a health problem in countries where infants are forced to receive vegetable or animal oil due to traditional habits. The aim of this paper is to present clinical and imagenological characteristics of lipoid pneumonia (LP) in children and a review of the literature. Distinguishing features of and differences(More)
BACKGROUND Central nervous system (CNS) tumors are the second most common pediatric tumors. Astrocytomas represent 35% of all CNS tumors in children. Traditional treatment of anaplastic astrocytoma (AA) and glioblastoma multiforme (GM) consisting of surgery-radiotherapy-chemotherapy with nitrosoureas has resulted in a survival rate of 26% at 1 year.(More)
Astrocytomas are the most common form of primary intracranial tumor; however, survival of patients with high-grade tumors has not changed much compared with that reported in the early 1970s. Our objective was to assess the efficacy, security, and survival rate of postoperative chemotherapy with ifosfamide, carboplatin, and etoposide (ICE) in pediatric(More)
OBJECTIVES 1. To describe the frequency in which the thorax radiography is requested in a third-level pediatric hospital, 2. To identify the frequency of detected abnormalities in such a study by the radiology service, 3. To describe the frequency and the characteristics form the information considered as useful in a clinical way, not only in the(More)
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