Joaquin Camara

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OBJECT Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is characterized by paroxysmal lancinating pain in the trigeminal nerve distribution. When TN is refractory to medical management, patients are referred for microvascular decompression (MVD), radiofrequency ablation, or radiosurgery. After the initial treatment, patients may have refractory or recurrent symptoms requiring(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM The efficacy of S-adenosylmethionine (AdoMet) in the treatment of liver cell injury has been demonstrated in several experimental models. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of AdoMet treatment in human alcoholic liver cirrhosis. METHODS A randomized, double-blind trial was performed in 123 patients treated with AdoMet(More)
BACKGROUND Non-invasive diagnostic strategies aimed at identifying biomarkers of cancer are of great interest for early cancer detection. Urine is potentially a rich source of volatile organic metabolites (VOMs) that can be used as potential cancer biomarkers. Our aim was to develop a generally reliable, rapid, sensitive, and robust analytical method for(More)
A double-blind randomized parallel group design was used to compare the tolerance and efficacy of zopiclone 7.5 mg, flurazepam 30 mg and placebo taken each night for 3 weeks in a group of 24 out-patients complaining of sleep disturbance. Analogue rating scales were used to assess the efficacy of the treatments while tolerance and residual effects were(More)
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