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Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar, Julio Miranda-Alban, Carlos Fernandez-Miñope, Kimberly C Brouwer, Katherine Torres, Maritza Calderon, Dionicia Gamboa, Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas, Joseph M Vinetz
BACKGROUND: The incidence of malaria due both to Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax in the Peruvian Amazon has risen in the past 5 years. This study tested the hypothesis that the maintenance and emergence of malaria in hypoendemic regions such as Amazonia is determined by submicroscopic and asymptomatic Plasmodium parasitaemia carriers. The present study aimed to precisely quantify the rate of very-low parasitaemia carriers in two sites of the Peruvian Amazon in relation to transmission patterns of P...
October 16, 2017: Malaria Journal
Fernando Campos Gomes Pinto, Felippe Saad, Matheus Fernandes de Oliveira, Renan Muralho Pereira, Fernanda Letkaske de Miranda, Juliana Benevenuto Tornai, Maria Izabel Romão Lopes, Eduardo Santamaria Carvalhal Ribas, Emilia Aparecida Valinetti, Manoel Jacobsen Teixeira
BACKGROUND: Currently, the most common treatment for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH) is a ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS), generally with programmable valve implantation. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is another treatment option, and it does not require prosthesis implantation. OBJECTIVE: To compare the functional neurological outcome in patients after 12 months of treatment with INPH by using 2 different techniques: ETV or VPS. METHODS: Randomized, parallel, open-label trial involving the study of 42 patients with INPH and a positive response to the tap test, from January 2009 to January 2012...
May 2013: Neurosurgery
Violeta Aragón Carrasco, Gabriela Vegas Navarro, Luís Rivas Miñope, Dina Carayhua Pérez
Pcreas lymphoma is very rare, we report a 29 years old man, treated at Daniel A. Carrion Hospital. He presented jaudince and abdominal pain . Ecography and tomography showed a mass in pcreas head . the patient underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy. The final diagnosis was Large B cell diffuse lymphoma. CD 20 +, CD3 -, CD45 + without extrapancreatic disease, ACE -. We report the case and literature review.
October 2006: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
V Kh Khatsukov, A Z Kolchinskaia
The dependence of occipital and frontal lobes of the brain cortex bioelectrical activity and function from blood and oxygen supply was investigated in 626 minopic and 80 children and teenagers with normal vision. Myopia was found a natural model of blood and oxygen deprivation, of decrease of bioelectrical activity of frontal and partially occipital lobes, especially. The decrease of alpha-rythme index and alpha-waves amplitude was found on EEG of occipital lobes. Adaptation to hypoxia in the course of interval hypoxic training and the course of osteoreflex stimulation were proved to be reliable means for improving blood and oxygen supply of occipital and frontal lobes of the brain cortex, which was followed by normalization of EEG and vision: the sharpness of vision rose to 1...
2000: Fiziolohichnyĭ Zhurnal
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