Nuria Espinosa

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BACKGROUND The contribution of the saphenous nerve in pain after major ankle surgery is unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate its contribution in this context. METHODS Fifty patients were included in this prospective, randomized, controlled study. In all patients [Group P (popliteal) and Group F (popliteal+femoral)], a popliteal catheter was(More)
BACKGROUND The Latin American Registry of Dialysis and Transplantation was created in October 1991 and comprises the National Societies of Nephrology from 21 countries with a total population of 468.56 million inhabitants. METHODS This report includes data from 21,181 patients from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto(More)
OBJECTIVES To present clinical experience with a regimen including abacavir/lamivudine + darunavir/ritonavir in a cohort of HIV-1-infected patients. METHODS A retrospective, multicentre cohort study, including all consecutive adult HIV-1-infected patients who started abacavir/lamivudine + darunavir/ritonavir from April 2008 to December 2010 and had at(More)
BACKGROUND Fever of intermediate duration (FID) is a common condition. Currently, its most frequent causes are not well defined. METHODS Prospective study of FID cases attended at a hospital in 2 periods: 1983-1989 and 2004-2005. Blood cultures and serologic studies for Brucella melitensis, Coxiella burnetii, Rickettsia typhi, Rickettsia conorii,(More)
BACKGROUND Detrimental bidirectional pharmacokinetic interactions have been observed when telaprevir (TVR) and ritonavir (RTV)-boosted human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) protease inhibitors are coadministered in healthy volunteers. Our aim was to evaluate the role of RTV in the bidirectional TVR and atazanavir (ATV) interactions. METHOD An open-label,(More)
INTRODUCTION Although hepatotoxicity related to antiretroviral treatment (ART) has become less frequent, hepatotoxic events, such as transaminase elevations (TE), are still a matter of concern. RPV/FTC/TDF (EPA) is a new single tablet regimen which is widely used in real life practice. Clinical trials showed an adequate profile of liver safety in the(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of transaminase elevations (TE) and total bilirubin elevations (TBE) during the first year of therapy with a single tablet regimen including RPV/FTC/TDF (EPA) in HIV/hepatitis C virus (HCV)-coinfected subjects in clinical practice. METHODS In a retrospective analysis, HIV/HCV-coinfected(More)
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