Raúl F Funes

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This is a descriptive study of epidemiological and clinical aspects of stings caused by the scorpion Tityus trivittatus in Argentina. We analyzed 511 cases recorded from different health centers in 22 provinces. Most accidents took place during the period November-April (76%), in or nearby houses (86%). Over 50% of the accidents involved children and(More)
We report on a 35-week gestation female fetus with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria (HGP). This patient, who is the first reported with neonatal HGP in the English literature but is the fourth, counting three previous French cases, supports the existence of a more severe prenatal form of progeria. She died 7 hours after birth and presented with intrauterine(More)
In this paper a security-cost relationship analysis from the perspective of Transient Stability Constraints Optimal Power Flow (TSCOPF) is presented. The main objective of this paper is to analyze the security-cost relationship under N-1 contingencies in the Electric Power System (EPS). The Center of Inertia (COI) concept of rotor angle generators is used(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence and case fatality rate of snakebite in Argentina are poorly known. METHODS The authors used questionnaires provided with antivenoms by the primary manufacturer of anti-venoms in Argentina. RESULTS A total of 8083 completed questionnaires was collected between 1978 and 1998. The annual incidence of snakebite was 1.8 bites per(More)
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