Mª José Rivero Martin

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of dobutamine and enoximone on hepatosplanchnic perfusion and function in fluid-optimized septic patients. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, double-blinded interventional study. SETTING Intensive care unit of a university hospital. PATIENTS Forty-eight septic shock patients were examined within 12 hrs after onset of(More)
Diuretic therapy in ARF (acute renal failure) is mainly done with loop diuretics, first of all furosemide. Torsemide has a longer duration of action and does not accumulate in renal failure. In chronic and acute renal failure, both diuretics have been effectively applied, with a more pronounced diuretic effect for torsemide. In this study, the effects of(More)
BACKGROUND Alcoholics are at risk of developing major complications in the postoperative period. Adequate prophylactic treatment, as well as preoperative abstinence, can significantly decrease the rate of complications. However, the preoperative diagnosis of alcoholism is difficult to establish. The purpose of this study was to assess whether three(More)
BACKGROUND Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in childhood, particularly in premature infants, is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVES To compare the hospitalization rates due to RSV infection and severity of disease between infants with and without Down syndrome (DS) born at term and without other associated risk(More)