Julia Sáez

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One hundred and seventy-six biopsies of the gastric corpus and antrum from 97 patients were processed using classical and molecular methods in order to study the relationship between the factor cagA of Helicobacter pylori, bacterial load and morbidity. Bacterial load in patients with cagA was greater than in patients without it, both in the antrum and(More)
We report a case of bilateral reversed palmaris longus muscle (PLM). The muscle was tendinous in its upper portion and muscular in its lower portion in both arms. This rare variation has been mentioned only once in the literature as a surgical finding. According to the literature, a reversed PLM may cause a compartment syndrome in the wrist area, carpal(More)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) surface antigen (HBsAg) and antibody to HBsAg (antiHBs) are excellent markers for HBV infection and its immunity. A total of 414 patients, 312 Down syndrome and 102 non-Down's syndrome, were studied, and 142 were residents of an institution (RI), whereas 272 were in nonresidential care (NRC). Of the total, 28 (6.8%) were HBsAg(More)
In order to determine the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) markers, 400 patients were studied: 134 residents of an institution (RI) for the mentally retarded and 266 under non-residential care (NRC). In the residential institutions, all markers were absent in 69 (65.7%) of 105 patients with Down syndrome and 20 (69.0%) of 29 clients without Down(More)
In 87 premature labors, 31 were treated with betamimetic drugs. The incidence of RDS in the treated group has been lower than in the non-treated group, especially when gestational age was shorter than 35 wk and when newborn's weight was lower than 2000 g.