Maria Alicia Suarez

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INTRODUCTION The Real Ordinance 2070/1999 meant an important modification in the legislation, when including transcranial Doppler (TCD) in explorations to confirm the clinical diagnosis of brain death (BD). Habitually for their employment in the diagnosis of BD, we look for blood flow signal from the middle cerebral arteries (MCA) and the basilar artery(More)
INTRODUCTION Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (SIH) are associated with acute brain injury. Both increase intracranial pressure because of hemorrhages which activate the coagulation system. The relationship between acute brain injury and coagulation activation can be explained by the tissue factor release from the(More)
INTRODUCTION The subarachnoid haemorrhage non traumatic assumes between the 6-8% of all acute cerebrovascular, besides is more frequent in young persons. The mortility and mortality is high and the predictive factors of the worse prognostic in unknown. MATERIAL AND METHODS In the present work, we realized a study of the patients admitted to our intensive(More)
A commercially available rapid test (HIVCHEK) was compared with an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for identifying human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in the serum of newborn infants. Of 1309 cord blood samples tested, the HIVCHEK test detected all the true-positive samples detected by ELISA. Of the 35 samples with positive ELISA results, six had(More)
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