Mercedes Cáceres

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Postinfectious IBS is defined in the industrialized world as IBS onset following a sentinel gastrointestinal infection. In developing nations, where repeated bacterial and parasitic gastrointestinal infections are common, the IBS pathophysiology may be altered. Our aim was to investigate the relationship between intestinal parasite infection and IBS in the(More)
To the Editor: I read with interest the article by Beaton et al 1 reporting prevalence rates of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) among schoolchildren in Uganda by echocardiography screening. Detection of clinically silent valvular lesions consistent with RHD prompting timely implementation of secondary prevention reduces the effect of cumulative exposure and(More)
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