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[Validation of the Spanish version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in patients with a sleep apnea syndrome].
A Spanish version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS-Sp) was developed by translation, back-translation, formal discussion, and a meeting of researchers with a group of patients with sleep apneaExpand
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CEA, CA 15-3 and CYFRA 21-1 in serum and pleural fluid of patients with pleural effusions.
The role of tumour marker assays in differentiating malignant from benign pleural effusions is not yet clear. This study was designed to prospectively assess the individual and combined diagnosticExpand
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Nocturnal oximetry for the diagnosis of the sleep apnoea hypopnoea syndrome: a method to reduce the number of polysomnographies?
BACKGROUND Polysomnography (PSG) is currently the “gold standard” for the diagnosis of the sleep apnoea hypopnoea syndrome (SAHS). Nocturnal oximetry (NO) has been used with contradictory results. AExpand
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Validación de la versión española del test de somnolencia Epworth en pacientes con síndrome de apnea de sueño
A Spanish version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS-Sp) was developed by translation, back-translation, formal discussion, and a meeting of researchers with a group of patients with sleep apneaExpand
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Bilateral lymphocytic alveolitis: a common reaction after unilateral thoracic irradiation.
The main aim of the present study was to assess the early diagnostic value of bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in radiation-induced lung injury in patients with breast carcinoma. Twenty-six femalesExpand
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Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum pneumonia in an immunocompetent patient.
Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum is a coryneform and diphtheromorphic bacteria rarely found as a cause of pneumonia in immunocompetent hosts. A case of an immunocompetent patient with C.Expand
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Functional sequelae of tuberculous pleurisy in patients correctly treated.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To assess the functional sequelae (FS) of patients with tuberculous pleurisy (TP), to analyze the influence of different factors in the occurrence of these FS, and, finally, toExpand
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Tuberculous pleurisy with or without radiographic evidence of pulmonary disease. Is there any difference?
SETTING A community teaching hospital in Alicante, Spain. OBJECTIVE To assess the characteristics of tuberculous pleurisy (TP) in our hospital, and to evaluate the differences between primary andExpand
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[Description of a new procedure for fiberoptic bronchoscopy during noninvasive ventilation through a nasal mask in patients with acute respiratory failure].
A new method is described for performing oral fiberoptic bronchoscopy during noninvasive ventilation through the nose. The technique was successfully applied in 2 patients suffering from acuteExpand
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