Mae F Cantos

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AIM The study evaluated the rate of reversal of Hartmann's operation after the initial surgery and its morbidity. METHOD A multicentre retrospective study was carried out in seven hospitals in the Valencia area of patients who underwent Hartmann's operation from 2004 to 2008. The incidence of reversal was determined. RESULTS Four hundred and fifty-two(More)
BACKGROUND High-risk neuroblastoma (NB; age, >1 year; INSS stage 4) is associated with a poor outcome. At our institution, the current dose-intensive high-risk Children's Oncology Group protocol for advanced NB appears to have a higher surgical complication rate as compared with previous protocols. METHODS All stage 4 patients (n = 51) entered in(More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about long-term health after pediatric orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). This study aimed to characterize the health status of recipients 10 years after OLT, with an emphasis on transplant-related morbidity and quality of life. METHODS We performed a retrospective database review of 32 children who underwent OLT before(More)
Serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) value is still not included in the consensus guidelines to make decisions referring to liver transplantation (LT) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Many studies demonstrated the influence of high AFP level in poor prognosis after LT for HCC. We studied 301 consecutive recipients transplanted for HCC from January 2002 to(More)
We investigate whether a varying distribution of the APOE genotype could help explain regional differences in ischemic heart disease (IHD) mortality in Spain. APOE genotypes were examined by PCR in 1,274 randomly selected healthy children from four Spanish regions with different adult IHD mortality rates (northwest and central Spain with low rates and(More)
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