Jennifer Vidal

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A woman aged 24, with chronic renal failure, systemic lupus erythematosis and secondary hyperparathyroidism, radiologically showed: subperiosteal resorption of the radial borders in the middle phalanges, resorption of the hard periodontal lamina, cranium with diffuse deossification, lytic and expanding lesions which correspond to brown tumors in the left(More)
Osteoporosis is a frequent complication related to spinal cord injury (SCI), and data on osteoporosis treatment after SCI is scarce. Treatment with denosumab increases lumbar and femoral BMD and decreases bone turnover markers in individuals with recent SCI. This drug may be a promising therapeutic option in SCI-related osteoporosis. Osteoporosis(More)
Spinal cord injury (SCI) has been associated with a marked bone loss after injury and a consequent increased risk of osteoporosis. The evaluation of bone mineral density shortly after SCI is a simple and effective method for predicting the development of osteoporosis during the first year after SCI. Spinal cord injury (SCI) has been associated with a marked(More)
Spinal cord-injured men with ejaculation disorders can have children thanks to assisted reproduction techniques. Spermatozoa from these patients are usually obtained through vibratory stimulation, electroejaculation or by puncturing the seminal duct or the testicle. We present the first published case, as far as we are aware, of spermatozoa obtained through(More)
To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of clinical onset of celiac disease (CD) following duodenal switch surgery. A 61-year-old obese woman developed severe diarrhea soon after bariatric surgery (BS), which was unresponsive to standard medical treatment. After the most common diarrhea etiologies in the immediate postoperative period have been(More)
Helicoidal ventricular tachycardia (Torsades de Pointe), (HVT) is an arrhythmia with peculiar characteristics and therefore should be individualized. The occurrence of HVT during acute myocardial evolution has been denied by many authors. In this paper, the possibility that this association may be not only coincidental is analyzed. A group of 1,307 patients(More)