Nieves Romero

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We conducted a prospective survey of a family presenting a new syndrome characterized mainly by recurrent strokelike episodes and neuroimaging evidence of leukoencephalopathy. SUMMARY OF REPORT Forty-five members of a single family were studied clinically and with magnetic resonance imaging. Nine had strokelike episodes, including(More)
To evaluate the short-term evolution and changes in the quality of life (QoL) of patients suffering from vasovagal syncope (VVS) by the application of the Short Form 36 questionnaire (SF-36) that was prospectively administrated to all consecutive patients with syncope and abnormal response to head-up tilt test. We included 167 patients (55.7% women, median(More)
BACKGROUND Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are of over greater interest, particularly since the appearance of the human immunodeficiency virus ( HIV) in the last decade. Asymptomatic or oligosymptomatic infections are very frequent, overall in women. The aim of this study was to know the prevalence of certain STD producing microorganisms in a female(More)
Histological demonstration of sarcoidosis affecting the paranasal sinus is rare in the clinical practice. In this paper, we present a case with a diagnosis of lupus pernio with extensive involvement of the nasal cavity and the right maxillary sinus. Long before being diagnosed as having lupus pernio, the patient had had a long history of nasal obstruction(More)
BACKGROUND The Framingham's study has demonstrated that the incidence of cardiovascular diseases increases when several risk factors are present. In this study, the association between the main cardiovascular risk factors has been studied in a random sample from the adult population of Catalonia. METHODS A random sample was obtained (n = 314) from the(More)