Julia Rodríguez-Fernández

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We assessed whether axillary dissection using the electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system (LigaSure) improved perioperative outcome when compared with conventional axillary dissection, in a prospective randomized study of 100 women with breast cancer. Those needing axillary dissection were randomized to the use of LigaSure or to conventional axillary(More)
In the past 10 years, sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) has become a safe and accurate method for axillary staging. Several recent publications worldwide have been progressively elucidating old controversies. The list of clinical scenarios in which SLNB was initially contraindicated seems to be dwindling as experience with this technique increases. Here we(More)
Patients with noninflammatory locally advanced breast cancer with ulceration of skin or muscle or parietal wall infiltration, better named "extended locally advanced breast cancer," may require cancer surgery and plastic reconstruction of the chest wall after multidisciplinary evaluation. The decision is made to improve quality of life, independently of(More)
AIM To evaluate the learning of basic life support (BLS) measures on the part of laypersons after 3different teaching programs. DESIGN A quasi-experimental before-after study involving a non-probabilistic sample without a control group was carried out. SCOPE Primary school teacher students from the University of Santiago (Spain). PARTICIPANTS A total(More)
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