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BACKGROUND There have been reports of patients with primary hypothyroidism not identified by TSH measurement due to a presumably delayed rise in serum TSH. However, there are no data on the incidence of false negative results in neonatal screening programs employing primary TSH assay for diagnosis. AIM To investigate the incidence of false negative(More)
This report describes a case of reverse flow in the umbilical vein and ductus venosus during atrial contraction of a fetus at 12 weeks of gestation with increased nuchal translucency (9.1 mm). In addition, Doppler velocimetry detected high retrograde flow in the inferior vena cava. Cytogenetic analysis of chorionic villi revealed trisomy 9. We suggest that(More)
BACKGROUND Around 27,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed every year in Spain and 5400 die from this disease. Radiotherapy (RT), alone or combined, has proven to be effective as initial treatment in patients with localized disease. Our objective was to evaluate the use of external beam RT (EBRT) in our region, comparing the indication rate and(More)
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