Javier Serra Aracil

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BACKGROUND Acute pancreatitis is one of the main causes of intra-abdominal hypertension, which may lead to multiple physiologic alterations. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between acute pancreatitis and intra-abdominal hypertension, and to evaluate the utility of intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) as a marker of severity in acute(More)
To analyze the clinical spectrum and the incidence of coronary involvement in infants with typical Kawasaki's disease (KD). A retrospective study was performed on children one year of age or younger diagnosed from February 1992 to January 2006 with typical KD. Children with incomplete forms of the disease were not included. Twenty-five infants were(More)
AIM To analyze the clinical spectrum and the incidence of coronary involvement in infants with typical Kawasaki's disease (KD). PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study was performed on children one year of age or younger diagnosed from February 1992 to January 2006 with typical KD. Children with incomplete forms of the disease were not included. (More)
BACKGROUND Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common condition that has a significant impact on patients' health-related quality-of-life and is associated with a substantial economic burden to healthcare systems. OnabotulinumtoxinA has a well-established efficacy and safety profile as a treatment for OAB; however, the economic impact of using onabotulinumtoxinA(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE To study the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment strategies and perinatal outcomes of gestational syphilis. PATIENTS AND METHOD We performed a retrospective study of 94 pregnant women with syphilis whose gestation and delivery were monitored in a Department of Obstetrics from 2002 to 2010 among a total of 85,806 births of women(More)
AIMS To describe a tuberculosis outbreak in a primary school arising from a secondary case. METHODS Contact study and clinical study of exposed patients. Chest x-ray, gastric aspirate processing, and clinical evaluation of all children with a positive tuberculin skin test (TST) were recorded. Differential diagnosis between tuberculosis disease (TB) and(More)