José L. Alonso-Valdivielso

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Hip fracture results in excess mortality and functional disability. This study sought to identify predictors of mortality and limited functional ability 1 year after hip fracture. We conducted a 1-year follow-up of a prospective population-based inception cohort of 218 hip fracture patients who had been consecutively admitted and discharged from hospital(More)
OBJECTIVE To elucidate the real impact in the medical literature of the different denominations for reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD). METHODS A search was performed through the Medline database (WinSPIRS, SilverPlatter International, NS), from 1995 to 1999, including the following descriptors: RSD, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), CRPS type I,(More)
A 27 year old woman with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) developed vertical diplopia with an apparent bilateral inferior oblique muscle palsy, resulting in a limitation of elevation of the globe in adduction. It resolved with systemic steroid treatment. A transient tenosynovitis affecting the superior oblique tendons was the probable underlying(More)
From ancient times, gout has been related with excessive eating and drinking; however, it has not been until the last decade that a broader knowledge on dietary factors associated with hyperuricemia and gout has been achieved. Obesity, excessive intake of red meats and alcoholic beverages were already recognized as causal factors from Antiquity. Legumes and(More)
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