Sofia I Diaz

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This study was set to look for associations between the sites of the first and subsequent tumours in patients with multiple primary cancer (MPC) diagnosed from 1975 to 2002 in the reference hospital of a Spanish northern region, and propose prevention strategies. Patient and tumour variables were measured. Crude and standardized incidence rates per 100 000(More)
Anaplastology ISSN: 2161-1173 Anaplastology, an open access journal Volume 2 • Issue 3 • 1000113 may have a tendency to recur and are extremely costly to treat. Chronic wound management however, particularly if in a wound care center, will lead to equivalent costs and may never get to the point of being a fully closed wound. They are also associated with a(More)
Late complications of collapse therapy generally present as pyogenic, caseous, or mycotic empyema’4 at the site of the previous pneumothorax. Hemorrhagic effusion associated with pleural malignant change has been reported. To our knowledge, extrapleural hematoma without malignancy has not yet been described. Our patient’s medical history excluded external(More)
Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is a rare idiopathic diffuse airspace disease characterized by intra-alveolar accumulation of large quantities of lipoproteinaceous material, with preservation of the lung interstitium. The clinical course of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is variable. Spontaneous resolution is known to occur in up to a quarter of the cases.(More)
1275 number, and each artery arose independently from the common basal artery. Each of those three arteries were ligated and divided. On the other hand, the middle lobe vein was found to arise from the superior pulmonary vein, contrary to the status of lobulation (ie, the middle lobe had an appearance as if it was part of the lower lobe). The veins leading(More)
Few important side-effects of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP) have been reported. No increase of intraocular pressure (IOP) complicating this treatment has previously been described. The goal of our study was to analyse the influence of nCPAP on IOP. We evaluated 18 patients previously diagnosed as having glaucoma and 22 normal subjects.(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the antipyretic and hemodynamic effects of metamizol and propacetamol in critically ill patients with fever. PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective randomized trial enrolling 60 patients admitted to our postoperative intensive care unit with fever > 38 degrees C. Patients were assigned to group M to receive intravenous doses of 2 g of(More)