Pascal Carrillo

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STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine the incidence of, outcome of, and risk factors for anesthesia-related pulmonary aspiration in the predominantly pediatric population receiving anesthesia care. DESIGN Using a clinical concurrent quality assessment system we developed, we used data stored in a custom-designed computerized database to initiate a retrospective(More)
OBJECTIVE To test the hypotheses that during lethal uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock (UHS) in rats compared with normothermia and room air breathing: a) mild hypothermia would prolong survival time as well as moderate hypothermia; b) oxygen breathing would prolong survival further; and c) hypothermia and oxygen would mitigate visceral ischemia (dysoxia)(More)
T he frequency of unintended vein or peripheral nerve biopsy with temporal artery biopsy has not been addressed specifically in the literature. The results of an inadvertent biopsy of a temporal vein or branch of the facial or auriculotemporal nerve are not inconsequential. Depending on the precise location in the temporal region and the type of peripheral(More)
OBJECTIVE Some patients who survived severe hemorrhagic shock (HS) seem to exhibit persistent subtle neurobehavioral deficits. This finding is of concern if limited hypotensive fluid resuscitation is applied in hypotensive victims with penetrating trauma. This study was designed to determine whether subtle brain damage would occur in rats after severe(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) usually present fixation and sensitivity abnormalities. The relationships between fundus lesions and functional abnormalities were evaluated with microperimetry. PATIENTS AND METHODS A complete ophthalmologic examination, including best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) and fundus-related(More)
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