Miguel Careaga

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An isolated intra-articular and adjacent shaft fracture of the distal ulna is described. A 38-old-year woman driver sustained an automobile accident with subsequent airbag deployment injuring her left wrist. Imaging studies showed displacement of a radiovolar fragment and deformity of the ulnar articular surface. The fracture was reduced and internally(More)
AIMS To determine the long-term outcome of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) in Type 1 diabetes according to Catalan National Health Service indications. METHODS Retrospective observational study including 178 patients with Type 1 diabetes who started CSII treatment in our centre (2003-2008). All patients were followed in our CSII programme(More)
Ectopic nail, also known as onychoheterotopia or onychoheterotropia, is an extremely rare disorder. It is characterized by the growth of nail-like tissue in a different location other than the nail bed. Congenital and acquired deformities have been reported. We describe a case of posttraumatic ectopic nail and review the literature on this unusual condition.
To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of clinical onset of celiac disease (CD) following duodenal switch surgery. A 61-year-old obese woman developed severe diarrhea soon after bariatric surgery (BS), which was unresponsive to standard medical treatment. After the most common diarrhea etiologies in the immediate postoperative period have been(More)
Urinary free cortisol (UFC) determination by highly specific methods as mass spectrometry instead of commercially available antibody-based immunoassays is increasingly recommended. However, clinical comparisons of both analytical approaches in the screening of Cushing’s syndrome (CS) are not available. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic(More)
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