Johnlee Romero

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate, in a prospective design, whether migraine is an independent risk factor for subsequent stroke. DESIGN Evaluated as part of the Physicians' Health Study, a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of aspirin and beta-carotene in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer begun in 1982. The aspirin component(More)
BACKGROUND Optic disc drusen typically are considered benign findings. However, optic disc drusen can manifest with hemorrhagic complications. CASE REPORT A dilated fundus examination on a 27-year-old visually asymptomatic optometry student found a juxtapapillary hemorrhage one quarter of a disc diameter in size in the right eye, immediately off the(More)
AIM To evaluate the prevalence of Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome (SAHS) in patients who were admitted with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) to the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) and the clinical predictors of SAHS in patients with ACS and to compare the results of the simple sleep test (SST) with polysomnography (PSG). METHODS This was a prospective study that(More)
The tremor of chronic alcoholism, although clinically similar to essential tremor, has been considered a distinct syndrome. Its underlying mechanism was analyzed in five patients (none in the acute stages of alcohol withdrawal) hospitalized in an alcohol detoxification program. All five patients performed tracking tasks in which they pursued a linearly(More)
We have studied the neuroepithelial tumors in childhood, about their epidemiological, clinical and histological aspects, the macroscopic tumoral structure and the findings obtained by magnetic resonance imaging. We stress the differential diagnosis features among the various tumoral types, based on bibliography and our own clinical experience.
The MR images obtained of brain during the process of myelination taking place from birth to 2 years of age are analyzed. Basically, the study focuses on the changes in signal intensity experienced by the elements of the brain in the different sequences, consisting in an increase (T1 weighted sequence) or decrease (T2 sequences) in the signal. The(More)
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