Raúl Cicero Sabido

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BACKGROUND Pulmonary mucormycosis is a rare opportunistic infection with high mortality that is caused by species of Mucorales. The most common species involved are Rhizopus, Mucor, Lichtheimia, and Rhizomucor. CASE REPORT A 56 year-old woman presented with a clinical history of diabetes mellitus type 2 and chronic renal disease. She underwent a cadaveric(More)
A case of small and large cells non Hodgkin lymphoma with an unusual involvement of the lung is presented. The tumor was located in the inferior lower lobe of the right lung and coincided with hemorrhagic pleural effusion. The cytopathological study of the fluid was negative for neoplastic cells, so were the aspiration biopsy of the lung and the pleural(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the results of quality monitoring after the implementation of improvement strategies in the respiratory intensive care unit (RICU). DESIGN A prospective, comparative, longitudinal and interventional study was carried out. SETTING The RICU of Hospital General de México (Mexico). PATIENTS All patients admitted to the RICU from March(More)
Carboxyhemoglobin levels (COHb) were determined in residents of two Mexican cities (Mexico City and Toluca) at altitudes of 2200 and 2600 meters above sea level. The figures in non-smokers of both cities were slightly higher than those seen at sea level by others: 1.63% in Mexico City and 1.54% in Toluca versus 0.5-1% at sea level. There were no intercity(More)