Raúl Pinilla Morales

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Recent evidence suggests that fluoride (F) and arsenic (As) may adversely affect intelligence quotient (IQ) scores. We explore the association between exposure to F and As in drinking water and intelligence in children. Three rural communities in Mexico with contrasting levels of F and As in drinking water were studied: Moctezuma (F 0.8+/-1.4 mg/L; As(More)
BACKGROUND Methotrexate (MTX) is an inhibitor of dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR), an enzyme involved in nucleotide synthesis, and is widely used in therapy, but its efficacy is often compromised by the development of resistance in cancer cells. To identify potential targets as modulators in MTX chemotherapy, we determined gene expression profiles upon MTX(More)
Accepted: 21-07-14 Abstract Objective: The objective of this study is to show our experience in the management of patients with dehiscence of jejunal-esophageal or esophageal-gastric anastomoses through the use of esophageal self-expanding stents. Materials and Methods: During 2012 and 2013 all complications following gastrectomies in gastric cancer(More)
Recent evidence suggests that fluoride (F) and arsenic (As) may adversely affect intelligence quotient (IQ) scores. We explore the association between exposure to F and As in drinking water and intelligence in children. Three rural communities in Mexico with contrasting levels of F and As in drinking water were studied: Moctezuma (F 0.8±1.4mg/L; As(More)
OBJECTIVES To report the rare case of a patient with a ureteral polyp. METHODS We describe the case of a 55-year-old female patient receiving care at the Celia Sanchez Manduley University Hospital in Manzanillo, Cuba, who was fortuitously diagnosed of a fibroepithelial polyp of the right ureter during the work up and treatment of an ovarian tumor. (More)
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