José Gerardo Martín-Rodríguez

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BACKGROUND A firm mattress is commonly believed to be beneficial for low-back pain, although evidence supporting this recommendation is lacking. We assessed the effect of different firmnesses of mattresses on the clinical course of patients with chronic non-specific low-back pain. METHODS In a randomised, double-blind, controlled, multicentre trial, we(More)
Sixty-five personal cases of cerebellar hemangioblastomas plus others from the literature making a total of 539 cases are reviewed regarding their clinical, biological and surgical aspects. A variable genetic blastomatous growth potential seems to determine the individual biological behavior of these tumors. Retinal angiomatosis, family incidence,(More)
Unit activity was recorded from the pulvinar nucleus (Pu) in human patients undergoing stereotaxic surgery. Thirty-six units (12 isolated and 12 pairs recorded with the same microelectrode) with a signal-to-noise ratio greater than 5, a stable amplitude, and a sustained discharge rate for more than 1 min, were selected for processing. The following(More)
Thanks to the development of computers and telecommunication, the concept of communication is undergoing radical changes. Scientific collaboration among medical professionals has evolved rapidly in the last few years toward the use of Internet, a new tool which will change the world of health. It is impossible to predict at present where this new type of(More)