Maria Jesús Díez-Castro

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Analysis of sentinel lymph node (SLN) by means of One-Step Nucleic Acid Amplification (OSNA) is being used increasingly as a very sensitive and quick method for intraoperative axillary staging in patients with breast cancer. This molecular diagnostic assay detects the expression level of cytokeratin 19 (CK19), a luminal epithelial cell marker broadly(More)
UNLABELLED Our goal was to study cerebral blood flow (CBF) changes after surgery in a group of 15 patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH). METHODS We used hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime SPECT and statistical parametric mapping (SPM), an image analysis method that does not require prior selection of regions of interest. RESULTS Our(More)
UNLABELLED This study evaluated the relationship between the location of the most severe myocardial perfusion defects, the most severe coronary artery stenosis, and the site of subsequent acute myocardial infarction (AMI). METHODS Of 3,180 patients who were admitted with a diagnosis of AMI, we identified 44 patients who had undergone previous myocardial(More)
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