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    • Passalacqua H., Cristóbal; Castillo Taucher, Silvia; Aravena Cerda, Teresa (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Colon cancer (CC) is a prevalent disease, with 800,000 new cases annually worldwide. In Chile the mortality is 6.2 per 100,000 inhabitants, which has increased in recent years, being more common in developed countries. ...
    • Sandoval S., César; Manríquez Galan, Valentín; Blumel M., Bernardita (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Fecal incontinence is a pathological condition that severely affects quality of life. Few therapeutic tools are available for treating this condition, some of them with variable success. Transcutaneous electrical nerve ...
    • Villanueva Ilufi, María Elena; Sanhueza L., Verónica; Reyes G., Janice; Neira C., Leslie (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Several studies had stablished a correlation between prenatal exposure to pesticides and congenital malformations in the newborn. The interest of the investigators has been centered in the possibles mechanisms of these ...
    • Miranda Monsalve, Ana Luisa; Llanos V., Natalia; Torres B., Carlos; Montenegro S., Constanza; Jiménez, Carolina (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Epicondylitis is characterized by pain localized in the insertion of the elbow`s epicondilar muscles, resulting from traumatic inflammation caused by repetitive pronationsupination`s movements. It is known that early ...
    • Alvo Vergara, Andrés; Nazar S., Rodolfo (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Tinnitus is a common disorder that affects 10-15% of the population and causes bothersome symptoms in up to 5%. Persistent tinnitus is frequently associated with hypoacusia. Clinically,it can be classified by its pulsatility ...
    • Marambio G., Andrés; Castro P., Fabiola; Marambio G., Juan Pablo (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      A complication of bariatric surgery and especially gastric bypass are nutritional deficiencies that occur in the long term, being very important iron deficiency and anemia. Several mechanisms influence this, highlighting ...
    • Mendoza Inzunza, Laura (Hospital Clínico de la Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      The Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the main respiratory chronic condition,which mortality and disability are increasing. The main symptoms of COPD patients are dyspnoea and exercise intolerance, that reduce ...
    • Zemelman Decarli, Viviana; Ramírez R., Constanza; Alvo Vergara, Andrés; Aedo S., Alberto; Feldman F., Marcos (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common skin cancer; its incidence is increasing in the last decades worldwide. The purpose of this study was to analyze 1320 SCC (716 males and 604 females) from ...
    • Weitzel, Thomas; Wigant C., Wilson; Porte Torre, Lorena; Fica Cubillos, Alberto; Braun J., Stephanie (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      We report a case of cutaneous infection and bacteraemia caused by Pasteurella multocida in a 86 years old woman with cirrhosis, after a minor cat bite. Although local infection was minimal,the patient was hospitalized due ...
    • Lastra J., Virginia de la; Ulloa Flores, María Teresa; Pinto Claude, María Eugenia; Vidal, Mario Martín; Silva Q., Francisco (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Bacterial resistance to B-lactam antibiotics is becoming a matter of great concern. The rapid emergence of extended spectrum B-lactamases (ESBLs) in Enterobacteriaceae has made the carbapenems the drugs of choice to treat ...
    • Cárdenas S., Patricio; Ríos V., Marco; Troncoso O., Ekaterina; Cárdenas D., Rocío (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      A study of patients with intestinal fístulas treated at the surgical clinic of the Hospital Salvador, Santiago de Chile, from January 2007 until June 2009. The sizes of the study were 26 patients in whom diagnosis was ...
    • Bahamonde S., Héctor; Ortúzar G., Esteban; Valdés P., Constanza; Ullrich G., Constanza; Zerega R., Mario (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      The objective of this paper is to analyze the consultations performed by the Ear, Nose and Throat service from Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile (HCUCH) in other services of the hospital during the year 2006. Using ...
    • Salguero R., Rodrigo; Miranda Venegas, Cristián; Carvajal M., Antonio; Romero Osses, Carmen (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      The attention from embryologist toward the assessment of oocyte quality in human in vitro fertilization (IVF) is increasing every day. Oocyte selection and the identification of the best oocytes, in fact, would help to ...
    • Ovalle G., Constanza (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
    • Toro C., Luis (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Recently, two proteins have been discovered, named Klotho and FGF23, which are involved in several physiologic phenomena. One of the most relevant is the reduction of phosphatemia and the increase of phosphaturia. This ...
    • Ugalde Prieto, Héctor; Mayor G., Javiera; Muñoz A., Macarena; Ugalde C., Diego (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      An acute left ventricular disfunction, induced by physical or emotional stress, has been described,known as Tako-tsubo syndrome. Acute coronary disease has shown to be its most important differential diagnosis, based on ...
    • Bravo C., Gustavo; Panussis F., Felipe; Naser González, Alfredo; Carrasco D., María (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Extramedullary plasmocytoma is a rare plasmatic cell neoplasia which mostly compromises the head and neck (80-90%). On initial presentation they must be differentiated from multiple myeloma This may prove to be difficult ...
    • Falcón B., Felipe; Pereda R., M.Lilia; Maripangui D., Maritza; Campos Gutiérrez, Alejandro; Sarmiento G., M. Carolina (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Phlegmasia Caerulea Dolens is a rare complication of deep vein thrombosis. It presents with a sudden onset of pain, swelling, discoloration and arterial compromise of the affected limb. There’s usually history of prothrombotic ...
    • Alvo Vergara, Andrés; Der Mussa, Carolina; Délano, Paul H. (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Neonatal hearing loss affects 1-3 from every 1000 live newborns. For optimal language and social development, proper diagnosis and treatment must be established before the first 6 months of age. In Chile, screening for ...
    • Salech Morales, Felipe; Couve Correa, Andrés; Michea Acevedo, Luis; Alvo Abodovsky, Miriam (Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      Klotho, a recently described gene, is mainly expressed in the kidney, and encodes a proteinnecessary for the activity of fibroblast growth factor receptors (FGFR), especially FGFR1. TheKlotho protein has two variants, a ...