Margarita Martínez-Pérez

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Intradural spinal teratoma is a very rare entity, more prevalent in childhood, that may associate with dysraphic defects. The authors report a 46 years old man with a cauda equina syndrome and an L1-2 tumor. An L1-2 laminectomy was performed and a mass was resected at the base of the filum terminale, which was in contact with the conus medullaris.(More)
A 4.5 year-old-girl was submitted to subtotal removal of a benign astrocytoma of the left temporal lobe with basal ganglia extension and given radiotherapy. At age 27, she was found to harbor a right posterior frontal meningioma that was totally removed. A recurrence of the right convexity meningioma was again excised after a 4-year interval. The authors(More)
BACKGROUND Diet can help preserve lung function in smokers, in addition to avoidance of smoking. The study aimed to evaluate associations between dietary patterns and lung function in smokers without respiratory disease. METHODS This cross-sectional study analysed baseline data from randomised representative smokers without respiratory disease (n = 207,(More)
This chapter examines how 2-year-old children attempt to actively participate in adult work in a Mayan community in Chiapas, Mexico, and how adults contribute and accommodate to the contributions. As children enter into activities and adults orient and reorient the activity to direct the children, teaching from expert to novice is generated by children's(More)
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Until now treatment of acute cerebral infarction with tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) has been applied to a limited extent in large medical centres with acute stroke units. The aim of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of this treatment in a centre with no previous experience following a multidisciplinary(More)
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