Juan de Leon

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OBJECTIVE To determine if free beta-human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) serum levels at the 10th-14th week of gestation were different in groups of women who had experienced pregnancy complications. STUDY DESIGN The obstetric records of women who had uncomplicated pregnancies when they consented to donate blood for biochemical research purposes early in(More)
The symptoms of 81 premenopausal and 70 menopausal women were studied to determine the association with obesity, attitudes towards sexuality (ATS), and diverse hormone values: fasting and postprandial glucose (FG, PG) and insulin (FI, PI), cortisol, prolactin, follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). The mean age of the women studied was 49.1 years. The(More)
We studied 490 women aged 35 to 55 years randomly selected from the urban population of León, México. The mean age for the onset of menopause, calculated with a probit regression was 48.5 years. The median of luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) increased with the rate of menopause women, but the 10th percentile for both hormones(More)
INTRODUCTION In 1931, Simpson et al. coined the term "peritoneal carcinomatosis" to describe the regional spread of ovarian tumors as localized or extended with involvement of the peritoneal serous membrane and neighboring anatomical structures. Research into the origin of peritoneal carcinomatosis is based on two phases in a woman's life: EMBRYO(More)
A case of prenatally detected partial trisomy 15 and 16 is reported. Amniocentesis was performed at 14 weeks' gestation because a 6-mm nuchal translucency was detected on a dating ultrasound evaluation. Karyotype from amniocytes was suspect of an aberration concerning a marker chromosome. FISH analysis demonstrated that this marker chromosome was a der(15).(More)
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