Mirta L. García

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To describe associated ocular, neurologic, and systemic findings in a population of children with optic nerve hypoplasia, a retrospective chart review of 100 patients with optic nerve hypoplasia for the presence of neurologic, radiologic, and endocrine abnormalities was performed. Neuroimaging and endocrine studies were obtained in 65 cases. Visual acuity(More)
2,400 dentate adults (15 to 65 yr), representative of rural and urban areas of all twelve regions of the Philippines, were screened for their periodontal treatment needs using the Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs (CPITN). The distribution pattern of CPITN scores for the criteria, healthy, gingival bleeding (on probing), calculus, 4-5 mm and 6(More)
We report the first study to compare the contents of pellets and regurgitates of South Polar Skuas, Stercorarius maccormicki, at two breeding colonies on the Antarctic Peninsula. Samples were taken across years from identified breeding pairs at Potter Peninsula in sympatry with 30–40 breeding pairs of Brown Skuas, Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi, and(More)
PURPOSE To investigate a possible relationship between the slanting of palpebral fissures and the magnitude and axis of astigmatism in children with astigmatism. METHODS Cross-sectional study at a referral center of 53 children with astigmatism of more than +1.50 D in at least 1 eye. Visual acuity testing, cycloplegic refraction, slit-lamp biomicroscopy,(More)
INTRODUCTION The diagnosis of patients with cognitive deterioration or dementia requires a global approach in which the neuropsychological examination is a key piece. As part of the GERMCIDE study (Group for the Study and Multicenter Registry of Incident Cases of Dementia in Spain), a protocol was designed that included an assessment of the different(More)
A total of 552 individuals of Rioraja agassizi (257 females and 295 males) were collected by bottom-trawl during research cruises. Sexual dimorphism was observed with females are heavier than males for a given total length (TL). Using logistic regression, it was determined that TL at 50% maturity of males was 475 mm TL and of females 520 mm TL. This(More)
The case of 22-year old, white woman with bilateral orbital myositis following an acute upper respiratory tract infection is reported. The most important clinical findings were ocular pain, proptosis, restricted eye motility and swelling of the eyelids. The enlarged eye muscles were seen on orbital computerized tomography scan. The clinical findings of(More)
We present the neuropsychological assessment with computer aid of six cerebral palsy children. Three children had right hemiparesis and three, left hemiparesis. The tomographic examination showed parietal cavities (porencephalic cyst in 4 children, ischemic injury in 1 case and subarachnoid cyst in 1 case). We have proposed to assess the visuo-spatial(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) experience functional impairment and reduced quality of life, and thus patient global assessment in PsA is explained mainly by the physical, but also by the psychological, aspect of the disease. To assess the prevalence of minimal disease activity (MDA) in Spanish patients with PsA, we examined their(More)
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