Rafael Moya

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Low-trauma non-spinal fractures are a growing source of morbidity and mortality in the elderly. We aimed to evaluate the overall incidence of low-trauma non-spinal fractures and of the main skeletal sites in a cohort of women from Spain. PATIENTS AND METHOD A total of 5,201 women, aged 65 or older, were enrolled in a 3-year cohort(More)
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is a multifocal tumor that rarely metastasizes. It is difficult to diagnose, most often it is an incidental finding in young asymptomatic women. The radiologic pattern is heterogeneous. Histologic confirmation of Weibel-Palade bodies or immunohistochemistry based on specific tumor markers such as factor VIII and CD34 are the(More)
Despite the recognized superiority of traditional culture methods to investigate bacteriuria their routine use in population studies is costly. We proposed to use Phase contrast microscopy (PCM) which allows clear visualization of bacteria with no centrifugation or staining. Urine samples from 214 patients were studied by PCM and results compared to those(More)
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