José Luís Herranz Fernández

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INTRODUCTION Evidence-based medicine establishes guidelines for clinical decision-making in which priority is given to processes that have the highest level of evidence. Although these guidelines provide valuable general guidance, the information is partial, because oftentimes obtaining evidence on antiepileptic drugs is promoted by commercial expectations(More)
Trisomy 9p is a chromosome abnormality caused by duplication of the short arm of chromosome 9. Clinically it is characterized by psychomotor retardation, malformations that can affect various organs and sometimes epilepsy. Trisomy 9p may be the fourth most common autosomal trisomy, after trisomies 21, 13 and 18. Two new cases of trisomy 9p are described.(More)
The clinical and neuroradiological findings in a case of semilobar holoprosencephaly associated to hypernatremia behaving like diabetes insipidus are described. The differential diagnosis with a neurogenic hypernatremia is discussed. The advantages of ultrasounds in the diagnosis of this malformation are pointed out. So are the characteristics which(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the correct use of antiepileptic drugs, control of seizures is not possible in 20% to 30% of people with epilepsy. This group of patients is considered to suffer from drug-resistant epilepsy, a clinical situation that can be caused by certain syndromes in which surgery can be used to bring the seizures under control. REVIEW SUMMARY(More)
We administer during 6 months in randomised way dihydroergotamine or flunarizine to 50 children affects of classical or common migraine. A significative improvement was estimated in frequency, intensity and duration of their crisis in 87% with dihydroergotamine and 79% with flunarizine, without significative differences from one to other. Dihydroergotamine(More)