Maria Nelcy Rodriguez

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OBJECTIVE As the strength of the association between the APOE epsilon4 allele and Alzheimer's disease (AD) varies across ethnic groups, we studied if there was such an association in Colombian patients. METHOD We performed apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotyping in a clinical sample of 83 unrelated AD patients, predominantly late-onset (>65 yrs) including(More)
Objective: As the strength of the association between the APOE ε4 allele and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) varies across ethnic groups, we studied if there was such an association in Colombian patients. Method: We performed apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotyping in a clinical sample of 83 unrelated AD patients, predominantly late-onset (>65 yrs) including familial(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Despite the magnitude of the Colombian health system reform, introduced in 1993, changes in specialized medical practice have not been evaluated. This paper is the follow-up of a similar study on the practice of neurology done by the authors before the reform. MATERIAL AND METHODS Of the 62 members of the Colombian Association(More)
INTRODUCTION In this investigations, was carried out a neurocysticercosis (NC) prevalence study during seven months in the Instituto Neurológico de Antioquia with the purpose of known neurocysticercosis frequency as cause of epilepsy in patients older than ten years that we attended in our institute. MATERIAL AND METHODS Computerized tomographies (CT)(More)
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