Sergio Castaño

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INTRODUCTION During the last few years sirolimus has been introduced as an alternative to preserve renal function in transplant recipients receiving calcineurin inhibitors. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed our results on the use of sirolimus in cardiac transplant recipients. RESULTS Twenty-seven patients with an average age of 63 years received(More)
BACKGROUND High levels of endotoxin have been reported as a risk factor for mortality in critical patients. Toraymyxin® is a column designed to remove circulating blood endotoxin by direct hemoperfusion widely used in Japan. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of direct hemoperfusion with Toraymyxin® (DHP-PMX) as an adjuvant treatment in patients with(More)
INTRODUCTION We prospectively evaluated the results of stapled hemorrhoidectomy for grade III-IV hemorrhoids in the ambulatory setting. METHOD Eighty-five consecutive patients with grade III-IV hemorrhoids, treated with the stapled technique with PPH01 in the Ambulatory Surgery Service of the General Hospital of Valencia were studied. Symptomatic, ASA(More)
The need to process large quantities of data generated from genomic sequencing has resulted in a difficult task for life scientists who are not familiar with the use of command-line operations or developments in high performance computing and parallelization. This knowledge gap, along with unfamiliarity with necessary processes, can hinder the execution of(More)
Introduction To assess cerebral hemodynamics in an experimental sepsis model. Methods Nineteen juvenile female Hungahib pigs were subjected into control group (n = 9) or septic group (n = 10). Under general anesthesia in animals of the sepsis group, Escherichia coli culture (2.5 × 105/ml; strain: ATCC 25922) was intravenously administrated in a continuously(More)
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