Yvelise Barrios

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Patients with B-cell lymphoma can be induced to mount a specific immune response against the individual idiotypic determinants expressed in their tumor cells. This form of active immunotherapy is now under evaluation in the clinical setting. We evaluated the feasibility and effectiveness of this kind of immunotherapy in a group of(More)
Omalizumab, a humanized monoclonal anti-IgE antibody has the potential to alter allergen processing. Recently, it has been postulated the assessment of PHA-stimulated adenosine triphosphate (ATP) activity as maker of CD4+ T cells activity in peripheral blood cells. We present the case report of a 35-year-old woman with a history of chronic idiopathic(More)
BACKGROUND Angiogenesis has a key role in several conditions and is regulated by several factors such as the platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) or the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). The goal of this study was to investigate the possible role of PDGF and VEGF in a group of patients with severe food allergy. METHODS We design a prospective(More)
BACKGROUND Vitamin A may have some influence on the immune system, but the role in allergy modulation is still unclear. OBJECTIVE To clarify whether high levels of retinoic acid (RA) affects allergic response in vivo, we used a murine experimental model of airway allergic disease. METHODS Ovalbumin (OVA)-immunization/OVA-challenge (OVA/OVA) and house(More)
The term undifferentiated connective tissue disease (UCTD) is used to describe undiagnosed patients that do not fulfill classification criteria for definite connective tissue disease (Systemic Lupus, Systemic Sclerosis, Sjögren Syndrome, and Dermatomyositis/Polymyositis). It is important to find serological markers as predictors of the evolution or severity(More)
RATIONALE The prevalence of many phenotypes of food allergy is increasing. Specific gastrointestinal (GI) phenotype of food allergy (GI allergy) is also increasing but it is difficult to know the prevalence because of many entities. METHODS AND RESULTS: A 1 year retrospective study of pediatric patients complaining exclusively gastrointestinal symptoms(More)
Past few years cranberry/lingonberry products have been incorporated as healthy products to the US and European market as prophylaxis of recurrent urinary tract infections in young women as well as in chronic infections in elderly which because of there are many biological activities attributed to the that fruit is a very popular additive to the new diets.(More)
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