Juliana Tamayo

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PURPOSE Hydatid disease, a cyclo-zoonotic parasitic infestation caused by the larval stage of the cestode Echinococcus granulosus, is prevalent worldwide. We reviewed the clinical findings of a large series of renal hydatidosis treated in an endemic area with special emphasis on diagnostic pitfalls. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective 15-year review in(More)
PURPOSE A preliminary study to evaluate the outcomes of high-resolution wavefront-guided (HRWG) photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) with simultaneous corneal cross-linking (CXL) in ectasia eyes. METHODS Sixteen eyes of 11 patients (mean age 31.9±9.8 years; range: 15-48 years) with keratoconus or post-laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis ectasia underwent(More)
Four patients with impotence secondary to radical cystoprostatectomy due to infiltrant vesical urothelial carcinoma, received treatment with a mixture of papaverine-phentolanin, at dosages of 18-0, 34 mg respectively. Good results were obtained in every occasion, all four cases achieving rigid erection for over an hour which allowed penetration. Currently,(More)
Differences in ethanol pharmacokinetics within the menstrual cycle have previously been reported and attributed to variations in body composition, hormonal influences and gastric emptying. To establish the role of the menstrual cycle in ethanol pharmacokinetics associated with changes in body composition, ethanol blood concentrations were measured in nine(More)
Gallstone disease is a main public health problem. The overall prevalence data range from 3.9% in the pre-echographic era to 13.7% when ultrasonography was used as a diagnostic tool. This study is aimed to determine the prevalence of gallstone disease in a medium income level population in Lima, as well as the relationship with some risk factors: age, sex,(More)
Thirty three cases of surgically corrected vesicovaginal fistulae, from a total of 73 patients with iatrogenic or pathological urinary tract conditions examined and treated in our service, are presented in this paper. Both the etiology and different surgical techniques that can be used are reviewed, contributing the novelty use of freeze dried dura mater as(More)
OBJECTIVE A clinicopathological study was conducted in patients with urothelial tumor of the bladder and urothelial neoplasm of the upper urinary tract or urethra to analyze the histological features, time interval between diagnoses and prognosis of these associated lesions. METHODS 338 patients were reviewed retrospectively. A descriptive study was(More)
Due to the rarity of the cases presented in this paper, the prolonged time of residence in the urethra and the limited functional repercussion produced by the foreign bodies lodged in the urethra, we consider convenient the exposition of the mentioned cases.
E1 prostaglandins (E1-PG) by intracavernous injection has been given for diagnostic purposes to 70 randomly selected patients visiting the practice with erectile dysfunction (ED). Sixty-one were suggested to begin a weekly intracavernous self-injection (WICSI) according to the established protocol. Fifty-one patients (83.6%) started the therapy and within(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the utility of the urethral plug in the management of female stress urinary incontinence. METHODS A prospective clinical study was conducted in 20 female patients with stress urinary incontinence in order to evaluate the efficacy of a new urethral plug. The mean age was 59.6 +/- 6.2 years (range 40-66). The study design included 3(More)
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