Jose Daniel Debes

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Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a RNA virus that can cause hepatitis. In immunocompetent individuals, infection with HEV usually leads to asymptomatic seroconversion. However, in immunosuppressed patients, such as transplant recipients, HEV can develop into a chronic infection. Studies regarding the seroprevalence and clinical implications of HEV in patients(More)
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a single-stranded RNA virus that can cause hepatitis in an epidemic fashion. HEV usually causes asymptomatic or limited acute infections in immunocompetent individuals, whereas in immunosuppressed individuals such as transplant recipients, HEV can cause chronic infections. The risks and outcomes of HEV co-infection in patients(More)
Anti-Yo-associated paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration is a cancer-related syndrome affecting the nervous system. This syndrome occurs almost exclusively in middle-aged women with gynecological cancers and it is rarely found in patients with other types of cancer or in males. In this report we describe a male patient adenocarcinoma of the(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma is a leading cause of cancer-related death in Africa, but there is still no comprehensive description of the current status of its epidemiology in Africa. We therefore initiated an African hepatocellular carcinoma consortium aiming to describe the clinical presentation, management, and outcomes of patients with(More)
Editor: Liver disease is a leading cause of non-AIDSrelated mortality in persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In this regard, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a growing problem. NAFLD is present in HIV-infected persons with lower body mass indices (BMIs) than in HIV-negative persons. Among different ethnic populations,(More)