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OBJECTIVE To systematically review the effects of enteral nutrition with pharmaconutrients-enriched diets in critically ill patients and to establish recommendations for their use. DATA SOURCES Computerized bibliographic search of published research and citation review of relevant articles. STUDY SELECTION Randomized clinical trials of critically ill(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of selective digestive decontamination on endotoxemia and cytokine activation during the ischemic phase of cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. DESIGN Prospective, open, randomized, controlled trial. SETTING Two multidisciplinary intensive care units in tertiary care hospitals. PATIENTS Eighty consecutive patients randomly(More)
We investigated the effect of a glutamine-enriched enteral diet on intestinal permeability and infectious morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients who developed systemic inflammatory response syndrome after an acute event. Eleven intensive care units in tertiary-care hospitals participated in a prospective, randomized, single blind, multicenter(More)
A series of patients with meningococcal infections have been studied and divided in two groups: Group I patients with meningococcal sepsis and group II, those with meningococcal meningitis. Patients in group I presented with more severe encephalopathy, shock, DIC and acute systemic complications. Both groups showed a marked hypoaminoacidemia compared with(More)
Traumatic pseudoaneurysms of the deep femoral artery are only encountered infrequently in sports medical literature. We present the case of a male who, after practising full-contact karate, experienced pain and oedema in the right thigh. The ultrasound results and the arteriography showed the presence of a pseudoaneurysm in a branch of the deep femoral(More)
Myxoid DFSP expresses apolipoprotein D and presents with a storiform pattern and characteristic subcutaneous infiltration. Diagnosis is confirmed by detection of the chromosomal translocation t(17;22). The differential diagnosis should include benign myxoid lesions with spindle-shaped cells (myxoid neurofibroma, superficial angiomyxoma, mucous cyst),(More)
Some serum and brain amino acid variations occurring in animals with short term streptozotocin-diabetes (24 h) are studied in this work. Diabetic animals showed an increase in serum of the three branched-chain amino acids as well as an increase in free tryptophan, besides a decrease in total serum tryptophan and in the tryptophan/competitor amino acids(More)
2. Antic M, Lautenschlager S, Itin PH. Eosinophilic fasciitis 30 years after what do we really know? Report of 11 patients and review of the literature. Dermatology. 2006;213: 93--101. 3. Serrano-Grau P, Mascaró-Galy JM, Iranzo P. Desarrollo de fascitis eosinofílica tras la ingesta de simvastatina. Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2008;99:420--1. 4. Fonseca E.(More)
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