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Pulsed infrared light therapy (PILT) has been shown to increase peripheral sensation in diabetic patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). However, most studies last for very short periods, with the subjects receiving only 6–20 treatments. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an eight-week course of PILT in reversing(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the diagnostic yield of endoscopic ultrasonography in loco-regional staging of gastric cancer in our medium and to determine the impact of this technique on later therapeutic management. MATERIAL AND METHODS This is a retrospective study carried out on patients histologically diagnosed with gastric adenocarcinoma who had been(More)
Many treatments are available for acute Achilles tendon ruptures, conservative and surgical, with none superior to another. For surgical treatment, one can use various techniques. Recent studies have shown that double stitches are superior to simple sutures. Therefore, in the present study, we sought to determine the suture technique that is the most(More)
Causes of cardiac gallium concentration are discussed by Skye and Rao (Eur J Nucl Med 1983). However, they do not mention myocardial amyloidosis. We wish to report a case recently admitted to Clinica Puerta de Hierro. A 59-year-old woman was hospitalized due to congestive heart failure of unknown etiology. Physical examination revealed jugular venous(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Severe acute graft versus host disease (GVHD) and extensive chronic GVHD not responding to steroids have poor prognosis. Infliximab has reported to be effective in some of these patients. The efficacy of infliximab for the treatment of patients with steroid-resistant GVHD was evaluated. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective analysis(More)
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