Jamie Salazar

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We present our clinical experience and the results of surgical management with 25 cavernomas of the CNS, treated in our hospital in the last 10 years. The location of the lesion assessed by clinical and CT scan examinations, proved to be the most significative factor determining the prognosis of cavernomas of the CNS, after surgical removal. The symptoms(More)
We have studied 15 cases of spontaneous intracerebellar haematomas in 9 males and 6 females. A significant correlation between the clinical presentation and the CT scan features of benign and fatal haemorrhages of the cerebellum is presented. Diagnostic computerized tomographic studies were performed in a mean interval of 31 hours after the initial(More)
The experiences with a series of 9 patients with syringomyelia treated by syringosubarachnoid shunt (SSS) are presented. All of the cases were evaluated by myelography, CT scan or MNR. The cases showed satisfactory results which consisted in stabilization of the symptoms (55%) or clinical improvement (44%). These results should be continously evaluated, due(More)
20 patients were evaluated and found to have a radiologic-endoscopic diagnosis of primary gastrointestinal lymphoma, in the Digestive Tract Department of the "Padre Machado" Oncological Hospital in a 19 years period (1970-1989). In 17 patients diagnosis of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma was made and the 3 other patients were diagnosed with the Hodgkin's Lymphoma.(More)
Rectal bleeding is a frequent symptom in radiation colitis, and is due to vascular lesions usually confined to the rectum. We present our preliminary experience with the use of the heater probe, in eight patients with radiation proctitis, whose main symptom was rectal bleeding. Six patients had radiation for carcinoma of the cervix and 2 had endometrial(More)
Endotracheal intubation (ETT) can cause emergence phenomena (EP) including coughing, sore throat, and dysphonia. Two methods used to prevent EP are the administration of local anesthetics directly onto airway structures using a specialized laryngotracheal instillation of topical anesthesia (LITA) tube (Sheridan Catheter Corporation, Argyle, New York) or the(More)
Neuropsychological FAS 25 (15–35) 28 (20–36) −2.1 0.052 17 28 Stroop 85 (47–123) 77 (45–109) 3.2 b0.01 62 69 Trail making A 55 (27–83) 52 (20–84) 1.2 ns 88 47 Trail making B 132 (26–238) 103(27–179) 2.2 b0.05 400 234 Digit span 5.9 (4.6– 7.2) 5.7 (4.3–7.1) 0.4 ns 8 6 Digit span inv 3.5 (2.8–4.3) 3.3 (2.5–4.1) 0.6 ns 3 2 California VMT 8.4 (5.2–11.6) 9.8(More)
The clinical and electrocardiographic features of 11 patients with ventricular parasystole in acute myocardial infarction are described. This arrhythmia always appeared within the first 24 hours after the beginning of the pain, and lasted usually a few hours. Only one patient received digitalis before the appearance of the arrhythmia; the others did not(More)