Noé Alfaro-Alfaro

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study is to determine the prevalence of polydactyly, its clinical characteristic and its association with some risk factors. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective, case-control study, of 45 newborn with polydactyly and their controls, in 26,670 consecutive births in the Nuevo Hospital Civil de Guadalajara, with 20 weeks or more(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of upper and lower neural tube defects and identify its association with the exposure to illnesses and drugs during pregnancy. MATERIAL AND METHODS This is a case-control study of 107 newborns with upper neural tube defects, 59 with lower neural tube defects, and 166 newborns without malformations, in 56,926(More)
This paper presents the results of the identification and association of certain family characteristics of type II diabetes patients in relation with its metabolic control in 121 families of tw o health centers of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico in 1989. The attitude an d information about of the sickness, and the complications and therapeutics were evaluated(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to determine the prevalence of the cleft lip and palate and its association with some risking factors. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective, observational and analytic study, of 44 newborn infants with cleft lip and palate and their controls, in 33,461 consecutive births, with 20 weeks or more, and birth weight(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess STI/AIDS risk behaviors and occupational risk factors among adolescent hotel workers in Puerto Vallarta. MATERIAL AND METHODS Comparative cross-sectional study conducted in 1998, among 288 workers adolescents of 38 hotels in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Variables were collected on working conditions, environmental conditions, STI/AIDS risk(More)
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