Maria D V Martin-Sanz

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BACKGROUND Hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMGCoA) reductase inhibitors have beneficial effects beyond their cholesterol-lowering properties. The antioxidant mechanism of HMGCoA reductase inhibitors is not completely understood. OBJECTIVES To elucidate the antioxidant effect of simvastatin. METHODS We studied the influence of simvastatin treatment on(More)
We describe a patient diagnosed with AIDS and cirrhosis who had recently suffered a self-limited and non-specific esophageal ulceration. After this, he was hospitalized because of an oral bleeding with fatal evolution, and Cryptococcus neoformans was isolated from ascitic fluid during a routine paracenteses. We have reviewed the literature and, since 1963,(More)
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