Jesus San Roman Montero

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BACKGROUND Hip arthroplasties is one of the most frequent surgical procedures in Spain and are conducted mainly in elderly subjects. We aim to analyze changes in incidence, co-morbidity profile, length of hospital stay (LOHS), costs and in-hospital mortality (IHM) of patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) over an 8-year study period in(More)
Gnathostomosis has been known since 1836, when the parasite was discovered in the stomach of a tiger in London Zoo. Today it is considered an important food-borne parasitic zoonosis, en-demic mainly in Asian countries where some people prefer to eat raw fish, amphibians or reptiles. In its mammal definitive host the adults are located in the stomach wall,(More)
BACKGROUND To analyze changes in incidence and outcomes of patients undergoing revision total hip arthroplasty (RTHA) over an 8-year study period in Spain. METHODS We selected all surgical admissions in individuals aged ≥ 40 years who underwent RTHA (ICD-9-CM procedure code 81.53) between 2001 and 2008 from the Spanish National Hospital Discharge(More)
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