Juan García Moreno

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Primary tumors of the heart are usually benign, with the malignant forms being rare. In this article we report the case of an angiosarcoma with the only manifestation being a cardiac tamponade. When the patient being admitted to the hospital, an important differential diagnosis was pulmonary tumor. A mass in the right atrium was later detected in the(More)
BACKGROUND One problem in rural population is the gap between coverage of contraception and scant masculine participation, which could be due to lack of information of to other sociocultural factors. METHODS We investigated, in two stages, the characteristics or the profile of the sexual and reproductive behavior of males in an exploratory study by means(More)
The first penicillinase producing isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae (PPNG) identified in Chile were discovered during a clinical and microbiological study to compare the efficacy of penicillin (4.8 MIU aqueous procaine penicillin G plus 1 g oral probenecid) and tetracycline (1.5 g followed by 500 mg four times daily for four days) treatment regimens for(More)
OBJECTIVES To put forth the concept of highly specialized medical care, in agreement with the nature of its practice, and evaluate the feasibility of creating a support service network. METHODS Qualitative study of the current practice and requirements for 39 selected medical specialties, using the technique of focused groups of experts in each specialty.(More)
We present a case of cerebral vasculitis secondary to infection with Varicella Zoster Virus which appeared in a 27 year old patient after a latency period of eight weeks. We emphasize the usefulness of angioresonance as a fitting means of evolutive follow up without the need to carry out control cerebral angiography. We likewise point out the usefulness of(More)
AIMS The aims of this paper is to demonstrate the existence of neuropsychological disorders in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and to perform an in depth study of the cognitive functioning of the prefrontal lobes. PATIENTS AND METHODS A neuropsychological study of 14 patients with ALS was conducted using an extensive battery of tests and were compared(More)
INTRODUCTION Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the neurological non-traumatic disease that produces permanent incapacity in the young people with the greatest frequency. An almost total consensus exists on the implication of environmental and genetic factors in the pathogenesis of the disease. In a considerable percentage of patients, antecedent relatives of other(More)