María M. Marín

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BACKGROUND Although Staphylococcus aureus is considered the main etiological agent of infectious mastitis, recent studies have suggested that coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) may also play an important role in such infections. The aims of this work were to isolate staphylococci from milk of women with lactational mastitis, to select and characterize(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to identify potential predisposing factors associated with human infectious mastitis. METHODS We conducted a case-control study among breastfeeding women, with 368 cases (women with mastitis) and 148 controls. Data were collected by a questionnaire designed to obtain retrospective information about several factors(More)
BACKGROUND Short bowel syndrome is a disabling disease requiring long-term nutritional support and ancillary drugs. Aiming to analyze the most commonly prescribed drugs, a retrospective analysis was conducted is an outpatient cohort. PATIENTS AND METHODS Stable patients (N= 37, 59.5% males, age 51.1 ± 20.1 years, body mass index 20.1 ± 7.9 kg/m2) with(More)
Coarctation of the aorta was once viewed as a simple discrete narrowing of the aortic isthmus that could be 'cured' by surgical intervention. It is now clear that this condition represents a wider vasculopathy that could affect the aortic arch in a highly variable manner. Surgery has proven to be an effective treatment for the management of native aortic(More)
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