Javier Salmerón Escobar

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INTRODUCTION The incidence of adverse drug reactions in children has recently been established at 15.1 reactions per 1000 children. This represents 2% of admissions to a paediatric hospital, and is similar to adult patients. Only a small percentage (less than 8%) may have liver involvement, which can range from a slight increase in transaminases to(More)
For several years, liver biopsy has been the established gold standard for evaluating the status of liver disease in patients with chronic hepatitis C. Although this procedure continues to be recommended, current practice is changing for 2 main reasons: firstly, treatment is more effective and, secondly, biochemical and serological tests provide a great(More)
Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis (RPC), or oriental cholangiohepatitis, is characterized by intrabiliary pigment stone formation, whose main manifestation consists of recurrent episodes of cholangitis, although other biliopancreatic complications can also occur. RPC develops mainly in Asian patients, in whom this entity is one of the main causes of acute(More)