Johanna Salazar

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Sixty-one children with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and twenty-three healthy subjects were investigated. The patients with diabetes mellitus aged 4 to 20 years (13.4 +/- 4.0) had had diabetes for 1 to 16 years (6.4 +/- 3.5). There were no cardiovascular risk factor other than diabetes. Patients received no medication other than insulin. The(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the general prognosis of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) according to the disease localization. BACKGROUND PAD is associated with poor cardiovascular disease prognosis. However, it is unknown whether the general prognosis could differ according to PAD topography. METHODS Data for all(More)
A case is reported of left ventricular hypoplasia associated with anisosplenia. Even though congenital heart malformations are frequently found in cases of splenic anomalies, the association of polysplenia with hypoplastic left heart syndrome is extremely rare. The existence in addition of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection of the right pulmonary(More)
Within the baking industry, the control of dough properties is required to achieve final product quality and consistency. Traditional methods for dough testing are slow and off-line and do not provide fundamental rheological information. There is therefore a need for the development of fast and on-line instruments capable of providing relevant data for(More)
The vein of Galen malformation is a rarely recognized cause of congestive heart failure in the newborn. This report describes a newborn who developed severe cardiac failure in the second week of life. An aneurysm of the vein of Galen was noted on the computerized tomography scan, confirming the clinical diagnosis of cerebral arteriovenous fistula. The(More)
A case of endocardial cushion defect without ostium primum atrial septal defect associated with tetralogy of Fallot is presented. The echocardiogram is specially interesting showing two atrioventricular valves recorded simultaneously without an intervening ventricular septum, mitral continuity with the posterior semilunar valve and impossibility of(More)