Juan Bezanilla

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Cerebral and meningeal involvement in patients with primary extracranial neuroblastoma (NB) is unusual although it is generally present in disseminated disease. The intensification of chemotherapy that has prolonged survival in these children has changed the pattern of relapse presentation, as occurs with isolated central nervous system (CNS) disease. We(More)
From October 87 to April 92, 172 children were admitted in the N-I-87 protocol of the Spanish Society of Pediatric Oncology for the diagnosis and treatment of neuroblastoma. Forty-eight were considered Evans stage III, 33 of them being older than 1 year. All children were treated with induction chemotherapy (IC) and surgery. IC consisted of three courses of(More)
Ten two to ten weeks old children are presented with urinary tract infection and jaundice. In six cases "E. coli" was the causative organism. Laboratory data seemed to indicate that hemolisis was an important factor in the pathogenesis of jaundice. Treatment with appropriate antibiotics was favorable in all cases. Urinary tract infection with bacteriemia(More)
The authors reviewed 92 patients diagnosed as ALL. Age range was 1 to 12 years (x = 5 years), 50 males and 42 females. The patients were classified as high risk, intermediate and low risk according to the following prognostic factors: sex, age at diagnosis, visceromegaly, adenopathy, initial WBC, HB, immunoglobulins, and platelets, FAB morphological(More)
Megaloblastic anaemia is very rare in the first weeks of life and it is related to impaired metabolism of folic acid or vitamin B12. One of this disorders is the congenital transcobalamin II deficiency. The case of a three month old infant, with vomiting, diarrhoea and severe anaemia is presented. Both parents and the child had very low or undetectable(More)
Discriminatory channel estimation emerges as a promising method of not only increasing the secrecy rates in conventional wiretap channels, but also providing a valuable tool for solving the authentication problem. In this paper, we revisit the discriminatory channel estimation method by Chang et al. and propose a generalization to the challenging scenario(More)
From 1972 to 1986, a total of 46 children with the histological diagnosis of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma were treated in our hospital. Twelve had emergency surgery. Nine of them presented with an acute abdominal condition and three bowel perforation during treatment for childhood Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Survival rate was 58%.