Paloma Poza-Guedes

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BACKGROUND Angiogenesis has a key role in several conditions and is regulated by several factors such as the platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) or the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). The goal of this study was to investigate the possible role of PDGF and VEGF in a group of patients with severe food allergy. METHODS We design a prospective(More)
Critical Care [1]. In the issue of pharmacodynamics of β-lactams we missed a particular subject: allergy, subtle but sometimes important in intensive and critical care units since clinicians usually manage patients labelled as 'allergic' without having been studied and based only on clinical history [2]. Th is creates a health resource problem and leads to(More)
BACKGROUND The nasal provocation test (NPT) with lysine aspirin is a useful tool in the diagnosis of aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD), previously reffered to as Samter's disease. The aim of the present study focuses on methodological interventions to show the usefulness of the NPT with lysine aspirin in differentiating AERD patients from(More)