Julia Texcocano-Becerra

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The prognosis for patients with hematological malignancies (HMs) admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) is poor. The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical characteristics and hospital outcomes of critically ill patients with HMs admitted to an oncological ICU. This is a prospective, observational cohort study. A total of 102 patients with(More)
The mortality and prognostic factors for patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) with solid tumours are unclear The aim of this study was to describe demographic, clinical and survival data and to identify factors associated with mortality in critically ill patients with solid tumours. A prospective observational cohort study of 177 critically(More)
The aim of the current study was to describe the utility of the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score in assessing the severity of organ dysfunction in patients with cancer before admission to the intensive care unit. This was a prospective cohort study performed from January to October 2007. The Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score was recorded(More)
Influenza B virus infections are less common than infections caused by influenza A virus in critically ill patients, but similar mortality rates have been observed for both influenza types. Pneumonia caused by influenza B virus is uncommon and has been reported in pediatric patients and previously healthy adults. Critically ill patients with pneumonia(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical characteristics and outcomes of critically ill cancer patients with septic shock. DESIGN Prospective, observational cohort study. METHODS Medical-surgical intensive care unit (ICU) at the Instituto Nacional de Cancerología located in Mexico City from January 2008 to February 2010. There were no interventions.(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of hypoalbuminemia in critically ill patients with cancer and to describe the relationship of serum albumin levels to mortality. DESIGN An observational cohort study. There were no interventions. RESULTS During the study period, 200 patients were eligible for inclusion. A total of 164 (82%)(More)
PURPOSE To assess the characteristics of critically ill patients with gynecological cancer, and to evaluate their prognosis. METHODS Fifty-two critically ill patients with gynecological cancer admitted to intensive care unit (ICU) were included. Univariate and multivariate logistic regressions were used to identify factors associated with hospital(More)
INTRODUCTION There is currently little information regarding the incidence of hypomagnesaemia and its impact on the prognosis of critically ill patients with haematological malignancies. OBJECTIVE This study sought to describe the incidence of hypomagnesaemia in critically ill patients with haematological malignancies admitted to an oncological intensive(More)
AIM To describe the intensive care unit (ICU) outcomes of critically ill cancer patients with Acinetobacter baumannii (AB) infection. METHODS This was an observational study that included 23 consecutive cancer patients who acquired AB infections during their stay at ICU of the National Cancer Institute of Mexico (INCan), located in Mexico City. Data(More)
The aim of the present study was to observe the incidence of organ dysfunction and the intensive care unit (ICU) outcomes of critically ill cancer patients during the cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy post-operative period. The present study included 25 critically ill cancer patients admitted to the ICU of the National(More)