Rosa M. Jiménez Rodríguez

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OBJECTIVE To determine the optimal stimulus paradigm, electrode orientation, and configuration of an implantable stimulator used to reanimate the posterior-cricoarytenoid (PCA) muscle in case of bilateral vocal fold paralysis (BVFP). STUDY DESIGN Acute studies were conducted on 13 canines implanted with Itrel II systems with or without PCA innervation.(More)
We sought to define the relation between serum and plasma HIV-1 viral RNA load in patients with primary and chronic HIV-1 disease. HIV-1 viral load was determined from 116 serum and plasma samples, including 33 matched pairs, from five patients with primary and three patients with chronic HIV disease using the Roche HIV Monitor assay. The mean +/- standard(More)
Robotic surgical management of rectal cancer has a series of advantages which might facilitate the surgical approach to the pelvic cavity and reduce conversion rates. The aim of the present study is to identify independent factors for conversion during robotic rectal cancer surgery. A total of 67 patients underwent preoperative CT scan in order to obtain a(More)
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