Jacinto Herráez García

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Rhabdomyolysis is a clinical syndrome characterized by acute necrosis of skeletal muscles along with the release of breakdown products into the bloodstream. Rhabdomyolysis is potentially lethal and its most serious complication is acute renal failure (ARF). Diagnosis is established by the 5-times elevation (975 UI/l) over the upper(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical and epidemiological aspects of a trichinellosis outbreak in the region of La Vera that took place during January and February 2002, related to the consumption of pork meat infected with Trichinella britovi. MATERIAL AND METHODS When the first suspected case was discovered, the presumed infected meat was checked and all(More)
According to the description made by Holt and Oram in 1960, a wide group of associated skeletal and cardiac malformations was named as syndrome of Holt-Oram. The morpho-anatomic and functional expression of the syndrome are so great in extension, that it is possible to think of several clinical entities with common manifestations; or perhaps, in a common(More)
A 62-year old woman with obesity, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) was referred to a Vascular Risk Unit of the Internal Medicine Department due to elevated HbA1C (8.1%) in spite of having taken metformin (850 mg/12h) and glipizide (10 mg/12 h) regularly. She tries to exercise daily (walking 30 min) and has lost weight (from 5 to 12 kg)(More)
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