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Ursodeoxycholic acid in the treatment of cholestasis of pregnancy: a randomized, double-blind study controlled with placebo.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Intense pruritus and the risk of stillbirths and premature deliveries justify the search for an effective pharmacologic treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. This studyExpand
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Ursodeoxycholic acid in the treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
Abstract: Objective: To assess the efficacy of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in patients with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) and in the outcome of pregnancy.
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Is a leaky gut involved in the pathogenesis of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy?
Increased gastrointestinal permeability has been demonstrated in several liver diseases. It may facilitate the absorption of gut‐derived endotoxin‐stimulating Kupffer cells to release proinflammatoryExpand
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Reactivity of E. coli-derived trans-activating protein of human T lymphotropic virus type III with sera from patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
Randomly sheared DNA fragments from HTLV-III proviral DNA were cloned into an E. coli open reading frame (ORF) expression vector. The inserted ORF DNA was expressed in E. coli transformants as aExpand
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Appearance of resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics during therapy for Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis.
A young boy had meningitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae that was relatively resistant to penicillin and susceptible to cefotaxime. After 10 days of therapy with penicillin and cefotaxime, feverExpand
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Plastia de la pared abdominal. Nueva alternativa en el manejo de la distrofia muscular facioescapulohumeral
Resumen Introduccion y objetivo La distrofia muscular facioescapulohumeral es la 3.a causa mas frecuente de distrofia muscular autosomica dominante y afecta a uno de cada 20 000 individuos. SeExpand
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[Study of pulmonary involvement in Weil's disease].
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Seroprevalence of Chlamydia pneumoniae in Chile.
We used microimmunofluorescence to survey the prevalence of antibodies to Chlamydia pneumoniae in 403 serum samples from asymptomatic subjects aged 6 months to 89 y in Santiago, Chile. The resultsExpand
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[Active rheumatoid arthritis: effect of dietary supplementation with omega-3 oils. A controlled double-blind trial].
We evaluated the effect of dietary supplementation with eicosapentaenoic acid in 8 patients with active rheumatoid arthritis. An appropriate placebo was given in a randomized double blind fashion toExpand
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Measles passive immunity in infants from vaccinated and disease acquired mothers
Background — Despite the decline in the incidence of measles in Chile, epidemics continue to occur. In Chile, measles vaccine is administered at one year of age, therefore, we hypothesized thatExpand
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