Valentina Arriagada

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OBJECTIVE To identify critical periods in the variation in body composition during a school year and determine possible causes. METHODS A total of 363 boys and girls aged between 10 and 14 years participated in the study. Before and after the Winter Holidays (WIH) and National Holidays (NAH) (July and September, respectively), measurements were taken of(More)
Two patients with Cushing's syndrome are reported. The syndrome was the consequence of relapse after transphenoidal resection of a pituitary tumor in one and due to occult ACTH secretion in the other. Determination of ACTH after bilateral petrosal sampling in both cases and after systemic venous sampling at different sites in one, allowed localization of(More)
Various methods of regional chemotherapy have been used in patients with non resectable heptic carcinoma. We report our preliminary experience with embolization using adriamycin-urographin-lipiodol in 2 patients with this cancer in whom a considerable reduction of tumoral mass was observed. The pertinent literature is briefly commented.
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