Luis F. Ochoa

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Local anesthesia decreases physiologic responses to pain in neonates but has not been used routinely during lumbar punctures in newborns, as it might obscure anatomical landmarks. However, local anesthesia may decrease newborns' struggling during lumbar puncture, thus facilitating the procedure and increasing its success rate. The success rate of lumbar(More)
The short variant of a functional length polymorphism in the promoter region of the serotonin transporter has been associated with several behavioural and psychiatric traits, including bipolar mood disorder. The same short allele has also been implicated as a modifier of the bipolar phenotype. Here we evaluate the etiologic/modifier role of this(More)
The performance of matrix completion based recovery of missing data in electricity distribution systems is analyzed. Under the assumption that the state variables follow a multi-variate Gaussian distribution the matrix completion recovery is compared to estimation and information theoretic limits. The assumption about the distribution of the state variables(More)