O M Vázquez Alvarez

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We report a case of miliary tuberculosis following extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL*). The patient had right lower caliceal and left distal ureteral calculi on excretory urography. He was hospitalized 50 days after ESWL with fever, weight loss and night sweats. Liver function tests were abnormal and he had hypoxemia. A chest x-ray at(More)
OBJECTIVE Nosocomial infection causes a prolonged hospital stay and an increase in care costs. The objective of this study was to determine the length of stay excess and costs attributable to nosocomial bacteremia. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective study of clinical records of 148 patients with nosocomial bacteremia during 1996. A matched case-control(More)
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