L. García-Buñuel

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Aphasic patients who met stringent selection criteria were assigned randomly to three groups: clinic treatment by a speech pathologist for 12 weeks, followed by 12 weeks of no treatment; home treatment by a trained volunteer for 12 weeks, followed by 12 weeks of no treatment; or deferred treatment for 12 weeks, followed by 12 weeks of treatment by a speech(More)
Thirty-seven aphasic men received 8-10 hr of individual treatment each week for 12 weeks from a home therapist (wife, friend, relative) who was trained and directed by a speech pathologist. Treatment was followed by 12 weeks of no treatment. Patients were evaluated at entry and at 6, 12, 18, and 24 weeks after entry with a battery of speech and language(More)
La actividad de la hexoquinasa es mayor en el músculo rojo que en el blanco, y ésta aumenta como resultado de la denervación. Tales resultados son lo opuesto de los observados para la mayoría de las enzimas glicolíticas. Estos son explicables si una de las isoenzimas de la hexoquinasa se encuentra localizada dentro del tejido conjunctivo del músculo(More)
The first two enzymes of the pentose-phosphate pathway (G6PD and 6PGD) were studied in rabbit skeletal muscle. Their activities closely paralleled the connective tissue levels in each individual muscle, and they increased in atrophying muscles at the same rate as connective tissue. Skeletal muscle tendons and subcutaneously implanted polyvinyl sponges, both(More)
This case report describes an unusual combination of speech and language deficits secondary to bilateral infarctions in a 62-year-old woman. The patient was administered an extensive series of speech, language, and audiologic tests and was found to exhibit a fluent aphasia in which reading and writing were extremely well preserved in comparison to auditory(More)
The hypothesis is presented that lipid peroxidation is responsible for the damage in skeletal and cardiac muscle of chronic alcoholic subjects. The enhanced lipid peroxidation is caused by the accumulation of oxygen radicals. Both excessive production and decreased disposal of oxygen radicals can arise from the acetaldehyde formed in the oxidation of(More)