Juan-Carlos Martinez Montero

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BACKGROUND The clinical course of oligodendroglial tumors is variable and there is a lack of consensus with regard to precisely diagnose which minimal criteria are required to make a diagnosis of a high-grade oligodendrial tumor. The aims of the present study are to assess pathologic factors with prognostic significance, in addiction to clinical and(More)
Malignant gliomas are the leading cause of central-nervous-system-tumour-related death, and despite recent advances in surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy, current treatment regimens have a modest survival benefit; the prognosis is even worse in children with brain stem malignant gliomas. Gliomas are divided into four clinical grades on the basis of(More)
PURPOSE/METHODS Ocular adnexal malignant tumors with eccrine differentiation represent a rare group of neoplasms with a great invasive capacity. Authors present clinical findings in an eighty five years old patient who developed a progressive painless induration of both eyelids in his right eye. RESULTS/CONCLUSIONS Microscopic examination of biopsy(More)
A new category of oncogenes regulating apoptosis, p53 and bcl-2, and the Epstein Barr virus (EBV) latent membrane protein-1 (LMP-1) have been related to Hodgkin's disease (HD) pathogenesis. We attempt to determine p53, mdm2, p21waf-1, bcl-2 and LMP-1 immunohistochemical expression in tissue sections from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded lymph node biopsies(More)
OBJECTIVE To find the frequency of cases of German measles and its spread according to the variables of age, gender, the position regarding vaccination and time; to identify groups at risk in line with the above variables and find out how efficacious vaccination is. DESIGN Crossover, descriptive study. SETTING Catchment area of the Pinillo Chico Health(More)
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