Raúl Mato Ruiz

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Macrophage inflammatory protein-1 (MIP-1) evokes an intense fever, independent of a prostaglandin mechanism, and is now thought to play an important role in the defence response to bacterial pyrogens. The purpose of this study was 2-fold: (i) to determine whether the potent doublet of this cytokine, MIP-1beta, is actually produced in the brain in response(More)
Introduction: A chyle fistula is an uncommon complication following abdominal and pancreatic surgery, particularly in the retroperitoneal compartment. It can also appear as a complication of a severe acute pancreatitis. Medical treatment is the initial approach, but resolution is often slow. Somatostatin or octreotide can help in accelerating the resolution(More)
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