Juan Carlos Cano Ballesteros

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AIMS Fournier's gangrene (FG) is the necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum and genital area and presents a high mortality rate. The aim was to assess prognostic factors for mortality, create a new mortality predictive scale and compare it with previously published scales in patients diagnosed with FG in our Emergency Department. METHODS Retrospective(More)
We describe the case of two brothers with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, dilated cardiomyopathy and disorders in the cardiac conduction. We review the literature in order to find physiological grounds for these associations. Despite the absence of consolidated data on this question, the genetic grounds could play some role here. In this sense, our cases(More)
Pericardial effusion is not infrequent as a manifestation of hypothyroidism, however, cardiac tamponade is exceptional in these patients. We report a case of a female patient with cardiac tamponade that in the forward workshop was diagnosed of primary hypothyroidism. A brief presentation of clinical history is reported. The literature's review emphasizes(More)
Staphylococcus lugdunensis is a coagulase-negative staphylococcus of growing importance and atypical behavior. The infections caused by this microorganism are becoming more frequent, having a broader spectrum. Psoas abscesses caused by this germ are rare, with few cases reported in the literature. In this work, we present a case of a psoas abscess caused by(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze the environmental factors associated to anticoagulation excess in adult patients who come to an emergency department of a tertiary hospital. To describe the characteristics of anticoagulant therapy, their diseases and associated drugs, clinical presentation and treatment received. METHODS Prospective study of randomized patients(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Influenza A is expected to have a great impact in countries in the northern hemisphere yet little has been reported about how this outbreak can affect hospital care. The aim of this study is to assess patients who demand care for flu symptoms and their outcome. MATERIAL AND METHODS From the beginning of the outbreak a specific(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze the epidemiological characteristics of the population admitted to a short-stay medical unit (SSMU) during 2005 due to acute pyelonephritis. To describe and analyze microbiological aspects recorded in these infections and their clinical implication. MATERIAL AND METHOD. A retrospective study was carried out in a cohort of 208 patients(More)
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