Javier Zamacona

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We examined 7 patients from a family harboring a novel mutation in the alpha-synuclein gene (E46K) that segregated with a phenotype of parkinsonism and dementia with Lewy bodies. An abnormal restless sleep was the presenting symptom in 2 of them. Polysomnographic (PSG) studies were performed in 4 of the 7 patients and in 2 asymptomatic carriers of the(More)
The cytological patterns associated with the atrophic and hyperplastic forms of denture stomatitis (DS) were studied in 94 patients with DS and 33 controls. Forty percent of patients with DS and 30% of patients in the control group had a positive culture for Candida. When compared to the smears from the control group patients, the smears from patients with(More)
The inclination of the condylar path is a fundamental consideration in the prosthodontic treatment of the totally edentulous patient. The authors studied 55 patients at the University of the Basque Country, making three graphic registrations of the protrusive condylar movement on each side. Three examiners, working independently, used the tangential method(More)
The prosthetic treatment of edentulous patients must be carried out with the dual objective of preserving the residual ridges and re-establishing the functional activities of the masticatory system. The authors propose to investigate the subjective efficiency of the prosthesis by an interview of the patients, and the objective efficiency by clinical(More)
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