Jorge Gutiérrez Dubois

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A tumor of germinal cells should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a retroperitoneal mass in a young patient. Although, this kind of tumors are relatively uncommon, inducing less than 1% of all the tumors in the masculine sex, very often they may present as a retroperitoneal mass clinically characterized by a lumbar pain that sometimes may(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the quality management of Heart failure within an Internal Medicine Department, based in quality criteria settled in ACOVE study. METHODS Retrospective study reporting 267 patients admitted to our Internal Medicine Department with a diagnosis of heart failure (from January 2001 to January 2001). We applied ACOVE protocol to evaluate(More)
Pulmonary infection due to Nocardia sp. is an infrequent disease that affects principally to immunodefficient patients although it can be also seen in patients with normal immunity. Diagnosis is based in isolation of micro-organism in respiratory samples while clinical presentation and radiology are non specific. Treatment is made with(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The prognosis of hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) has been only rarely investigated. PATIENTS AND METHOD We investigated the survival of 32 cirrhotic patients, 14 (44%) with HPS and 18 with a normal gaseous exchange (NGE), and the associated factors. RESULTS During a mean (standard deviation) of 56 (27) months, 9 patients in the(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Low-molecular-weight heparins have been demonstrated at least as useful as unfractionated heparin (UFH) in the treatment of venous thromboembolic disease. Our aim was to know the effectivity and security of subcutaneous enoxaparin in the treatment of acute pulmonary embolism. METHODS We compared the effectivity and security of(More)
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