Mirela V Moreno

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PURPOSE The treatment of elderly patients with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) remains controversial. We present the results of the treatment of a group of patients aged above 70 years with AML diagnosed in our Hospital since 1990. PATIENTS AND METHODS We have studied retrospectively the cases of AML in patients older than 70 years diagnosed in our Service(More)
A bone marrow investigation is a common examination in HIV infected patients for the study of cytopenia, febrile syndromes of unknown origin and extension of neoplastic disorders. A study was made of bone marrow specimens from 35 patients with advanced HIV infection (stage IC or C, CDC, Atlanta) for morphologic and culture investigations (aerobes,(More)
The histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis or Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease is a very rare entity in Spain. We present a 34-year-old arabic male admitted to hospital because one-month story of asthenia, anorexia, weight loss, fever and lymphadenopathies in all palpable sites. Analytic studies were all within normal limits except LDH levels and globular(More)
Primary testicular lymphoma (PTL) is the most frequently diagnosed testicular tumor in men over 60 years, in spite of this circumstance it is a rare process. Two cases of PTL are reported, the first one in a child and the second in an adult. Both cases were intermediate grade lymphoma and had low stage (IEA), presenting initially as an enlargement of the(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to confirm whether patients undergoing dialysis and treated with vancomycin 1 g/week or 500 mg/48 hours reach optimum plasma levels (10-25 mcg/ml). METHOD Thirty two patients were included with a total number of 34 infectious events. The most commonly used dose was 1 g/week (67.6% of infectious events), versus 500 mg/48(More)
PURPOSE To examine the effect of botulinum toxin type A (BTA) on the final correction of esotropia, A and V patterns, overaction of the oblique muscles, and dissociated vertical deviation (DVD) in infantile esotropia with nystagmus in abduction. METHODS This retrospective study examined 54 patients treated with simultaneous bilateral medial injection of(More)
The condition of a 42-year-old woman with drug-refractory major depression, severe headache, and progressive visual impairment was diagnosed as idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IICH). Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is a relative contraindication to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), chiefly due to the theoretical risk of brain herniation. Although(More)
PURPOSE To compare the stability of the effect of two oral anticoagulants, one of them (acenocoumarol) with a short half life and the other one with a long half life (warfarin) in patients in the stable phase of treatment (at least 2 months with treatment before entering the study). PATIENTS AND METHODS During a year period (January-December 1993) a(More)
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