Javier Granda

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Ninety-four subjects were divided into 5 groups according to symptoms and radiologic findings to devise a test for immunoglobin levels and lymphocyte microstimulation. Cellular immunity to disk antigens can be demonstrated in disk degeneration which may be primary or secondary. The serum level of IgM, irrespective of the age of the individual was(More)
Sex hormones are of interest regarding gender differences in the clinical manifestations of airway diseases. No conclusive data are available on the sex hormone modulation of β-adrenoceptor-mediated responses on airways. To this aim, isolated preparations of bovine trachea were used to establish the sex hormone influence on salbutamol-elicited relaxation.(More)
The radiographs of 393 coal-cutters (or hewers) and 187 drillers were read independently by two pneumoconiosis experts following the complete 12 grade classification (BIT 1980). The two groups were comparable for age, tobacco and alcohol consumption, and respiratory symptoms but the VEMS was lower in he drillers (p = 0.05). There were significant(More)
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