Leticia Herrero

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A year long multicentre prospective study was carried out in the Valencia region of Spain, to determine the cause of community acquired pneumonia. The study was based on 510 of 833 patients with pneumonia. Of these, 462 were admitted to hospital, where 31 patients died. A cause was established in only 281 cases--208 of bacterial, 60 of viral, and 13 of(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to compare the values of removal torque (RT) and bone-implant contact (BIC) reported in different animal studies for zirconia and titanium implants. MATERIALS AND METHODS A systematic review of the literature was performed to analyze BIC and RT of animal studies in which both zirconia and titanium dental implants were used. To(More)
Asthma and male infertility are common diseases that can occur in the same patient. In some cases they could have patho-physiological changes common to both diseases. Our patient was seen as a result of having an irritating cough with wheezing, mainly at night, for more than a month. Asthma was diagnosed, and he responded favourably to the treatment given.(More)
Background Multiple drug hypersensitivity (MDH) has been defined as a hypersensitivity to two or more chemically unrelated drugs. This has been specially studied in IgE-mediated hypersensitivity reactions to antibiotics and more recently in T-cell-mediated reactions. However, studies focusing in MDH in large populations are lacking. The aim of our study was(More)
Shigella, toxigenic Escherichia coli (stable toxin) and rotaviruses were frequently found among 50 children hospitalized with diarrhea studied during one year. These agents were less common among 45 controls without diarrhea, of comparable age and from the same wards as the cases reported. There was a greater frequency of respiratory symptoms in the(More)
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