Jose-Ramon Ramirez

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Recurrent epistaxis is the most frequent clinical manifestation of hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT). Its treatment is difficult. Our objective was to assess the use of tranexamic acid (TA), an antifibrinolytic drug, for the treatment of epistaxis in HHT patients and to investigate in vitro the effects of TA over endoglin and ALK-1 expression and(More)
This study was designed to test in the dog heart the hypothesis that local levels of myocardial cyclic AMP (cAMP) would exhibit significant heterogeneity; that this heterogeneity would correlate with local coronary blood flow, and that this association would be increased with isoproterenol stimulation. Anesthetized open-chest dogs were studied during(More)
A 48-year-old male kidney-transplant recipient was bitten by a rabid dog. His immunosuppressive treatment consisted of cyclosporine 60 mg b.i.d., mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) 250 mg t.i.d., and prednisone 5 mg. After wound care, he received 5 doses of purified vero cell rabies vaccine on days 0, 3, 7, 14, and 28, and human rabies immunoglobulin, according to(More)
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