J A Carmona Aurioles

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The changes in leukocyte overall and differential counts during anesthesia and surgery were evaluated in 24 patients scheduled for cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. All the end of cardiopulmonary bypass a marked and sustained leukocytosis was found (10.2 and 11.1 x 10(9).l-1), which was significantly different from baseline values (6.7 x(More)
OBJECTIVE Although it is well documented that the reinfusion of unwashed shed blood reduces postoperative homologous blood requirements after cardiac surgery, the efficacy and safety of the technique has been questioned on the basis of several possible adverse effects. We therefore aimed to evaluate the extent of mediastinal shed blood damage by(More)
Cerebrovascular disease, whether ischemic or hemorrhagic, is a worldwide problem, representing personal tragedy, great social and economic consequences, and a heavy burden on the health care system. Estimated to be responsible for up to 10% of mortality in industrialized countries, cerebrovascular disease also affects individuals who are still in the(More)
Subarachnoid hemorrhage due to spontaneous rupture of a cerebral aneurysm is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality and requires multidisciplinary treatment. The debate on surgical vs endovascular treatment continues, although short-term clinical outcomes and survival rates are better after endovascular treatment. In Spain, a strong trend(More)
The changes in the number of platelets during anesthesia and operation were evaluated in 24 patients (8 females and 16 males) scheduled for cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. There was a significant (p less than 0.05) thrombopenia at the beginning of perfusion, which persisted 60 minutes after the end of cardiopulmonary bypass. There were no(More)
A 61-year-old woman complaining of dyspnea with moderate effort was diagnosed with intravenous leiomyomatosis arising in the inferior vena cava with right auricular extension. Surgery was performed in a one-stage procedure under extracorporeal circulation using atriotomy and venotomy of the inferior vena cava. Complete removal of the tumor was confirmed by(More)
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