Teresa Méndez

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BACKGROUND Scientific societies recommend assessing lower limb function in usual clinical practice. The Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB) is one of the most validated tools to assess this, but its capacity to predict long-term mortality in very old population attending primary care has not been studied. OBJECTIVE To assess the ability of the SPPB(More)
PURPOSE To describe the ultrastructural changes in the choroid of long-term hypercholesterolemic rabbits after a low-dosage statin treatment and to evaluate some pleiotropic effects of these drugs on the morphology of endothelial cells (EC) and vascular smooth-muscle cells (VSMC). METHODS New Zealand rabbits were divided into three groups: G0, fed a(More)
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