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Cayetano Heredia

Carlos Culquichicón, Emanuel Ramos-Cedano, Luis Helguero-Santin, Roberto Niño-Garcia, Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales
Carrion's disease is a major re-emerging and occupational health disease. This bibliometric study aimed to evaluate scientific production on this disease both globally and in Latin America. SCI-E, MEDLINE/GoPubMed, SCOPUS, ScIELO, and LILACS databases were searched for Carrion's disease-related articles. They were classified according to publication year, type, city and institution of origin, international cooperation, scientific journal, impact factor, publication language, author(s), and H-index. There were 170 articles in SCI-E...
March 1, 2018: Le Infezioni in Medicina
Vanessa Valenzuela Granados, Soledad Violeta Calle Lunarejo, Jhosmell Walter Bautista Tiburcio, Héctor Daniel Villa Alvarado, Aida Del Carmen Rotta Rotta D, Karla Tafur Bances, José Luis Pinto Valdivia, Jorge Huerta-Mercado Tenorio, José Rojas Vilca
INTRODUCTION: The hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) is a rare complication of liver cirrhosis (LC) which significantly diminishes the quality of life for people who suffer. OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence and severity of HPS in patients with CH treated at the Cayetano Heredia (HCH) Hospital in the period from January to December 2015. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Cross-sectional study with sample size needed to determine the point prevalence calculated in 297 patients...
October 2017: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Milagros N Yábar, Berenice Curi-Pesantes, Carolina A Torres, Renzo Calderón-Anyosa, Maribel Riveros, Theresa J Ochoa
The empirical treatment of urinary infections is complicated by the presence of multiresistance and resistance to extendedspectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs). The objective of this study was to describe the patterns of antibiotic resistance of Escherichia coli strains isolated from urine cultures and the clinical-epidemiological factors associated with the presence of ESBLs in a pediatric and an adult group. A total of 353 strains were collected from the Emergency and Hospitalization Sector of the Cayetano Heredia Hospital over 14 months, and 45...
October 2017: Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública
Alisson Estrada-Román, Rafael Mendo-López, Lizeth Astocondor, Marcus Zervos, Coralith García
This cross-sectional study was conducted from November to December of 2013 at the Cayetano Heredia National Hospital in Lima, Peru, to determine the rate of infection with vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE), the resistance genotype, and associated factors. The rate of infection with VRE was 6.2% (95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.67-10.73) and the resistance genotype isolated from all strains was the vanA gene. The factors associated with colonization with VRE were previous hospitalizations (p = 0.001) and the use of third-generation cephalosporins (p = 0...
October 2017: Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública
Zaira Castañeda-Amado, Lesly Calixto-Aguilar, César Loza Munarriz, Félix A Medina Palomino
INTRODUCTION: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality worldwide. When an acute myocardial infarction occurs, it is necessary to establish secondary prevention measures, which can reduce mortality by 50%. Clinical guidelines state that the optimal medical treatment is based upon four groups of drugs: antiplatelet drugs, statins, beta-blockers and angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin II receptor antagonist. OBJECTIVE: To determine physician compliance to evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on secondary prevention of coronary heart disease...
June 29, 2017: Medwave
Vladimir Espinoza Ildefonso, Harold Tabori Peinado, Claudia Meza Borja, Alejandra Bussalleu Cavero, Luis Vásquez Elera, Víctor Aguilar Sánchez, José Luis Pinto Valdivia, Jaime Cok, Alejandro Bussalleu Rivera
OBJECTIVE: To validate a rapid urease test (RUT) in Cayetano Heredia Hospital (HCH) in Lima, Peru. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a prospective observational study that included 181 patients over 18 years old with dyspeptic symptoms. All of them underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy at the Department of Gastroenterology at HCH. They had not received, during the last four weeks, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), bismuth or antibiotics. Two biopsies of antrum were taken, one to perform the TRU (Sensibacter pylori test®) and the other one for pathology, in order to determine by both methods the presence of H...
January 2017: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Judith R Vila, Ivan O Espinoza, Daniel Guillén, Frine Samalvides
The aim of this study was to describe the neurological consultation and baseline characteristics of children with cerebral palsy (CP). The clinical records of children with CP attending an external consultation of the Neuropediatric department of Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia between 2011 and 2012 were assessed in this retrospective descriptive study. A total of 81 children were included: 53.1% were boys. Spastic CP was the most frequent (72.8%), hypoxic-isquemic encephalopathy (28.1%) and cerebral malformations (28...
October 2016: Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública
Franco Castillo-Tokumori, Claudia Irey-Salgado, Germán Málaga
OBJECTIVES: There has been a sustained and dramatic increase in community-acquired urinary tract infections (CA-UTI) caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing bacteria over recent years. Despite this, no studies have been performed in low- or middle-income countries. The main objective of this case-control study was to describe ESBL CA-UTI and its risk factors. METHODS: Outpatients with CA-UTI seen at the Hospital Cayetano Heredia during 2015 were identified...
February 2017: International Journal of Infectious Diseases: IJID
Jorge Espinoza-Ríos, Miluska Aliaga Ramos, Jenny Rodríguez Borda, Eduardo Miraval Wong, Arturo Zegarra Chang, Eduar Bravo Paredes, Ricardo Prochazka Zárate
OBJECTIVE: We present a descriptive analysis of our cases of sphincterotomy followed by papillary large balloon dilation in a single session (ES-LBD) in the management of difficult to extract calculi, with the objective of assessing rates of therapeutic success and complications in local experience. MATERIAL AND METHODS: ERCP procedures with ES-LBD performed for choledocholithiasis between January 2009 and December 2014 in patients older than 18 years and without preexistent sphincterotomy were selected from records of the Gastroenterology Service at Cayetano Heredia National Hospital...
July 2016: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Samanta Zevallos, Roberto K Elías, Raúl A Berenguel, Thomas J Weaver, Richard P Reading
The Peruvian Andes are the home of 27 species of frogs of the genus Telmatobius, many of which are critically endangered. Illegal trade of adult frogs for purported medical properties likely represents the major threat facing these species. This activity, besides reducing their populations, may contribute to the dissemination of the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), which causes chytridiomycosis, a disease posing a threat to many populations of amphibians. We screened frogs confiscated by the Administration of Forestry and Wildlife in Lima, Peru, for Bd...
October 2016: Journal of Wildlife Diseases
J Jaime Miranda, Antonio Bernabé-Ortiz, Francisco Diez-Canseco, Germán Málaga, María K Cárdenas, Rodrigo M Carrillo-Larco, María Lazo-Porras, Miguel Moscoso-Porras, M Amalia Pesantes, Vilarmina Ponce, Ricardo Araya, David Beran, Peter Busse, Oscar Boggio, William Checkley, Patricia J García, Luis Huicho, Fabiola León-Velarde, Andrés G Lescano, David C Mohr, William Pan, David Peiris, Pablo Perel, Cristina Rabadán-Diehl, Maria Rivera-Chira, Katherine Sacksteder, Liam Smeeth, Antonio J Trujillo, Jonathan C K Wells, Lijing L Yan, Héctor H García, Robert H Gilman
Human capital requires opportunities to develop and capacity to overcome challenges, together with an enabling environment that fosters critical and disruptive innovation. Exploring such features is necessary to establish the foundation of solid long-term partnerships. In this paper we describe the experience of the CRONICAS Centre of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, based at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru, as a case study for fostering meaningful and sustainable partnerships for international collaborative research...
June 2, 2016: Globalization and Health
Millie Rocío Chang Wong, Jesús Omar Andrés Pinto Elera, Patricia Guzman Rojas, Angélica Terashima Iwashita, Frine Samalvides Cuba
OBJECTIVE: To describe the demographic and clinical aspects of hepatic fascioliasis as well as the complications and associations between various factors and the disease in a reference hospital. METHODS: This is a descriptive and retrospective case series study; we included all patients who had a recent diagnosis of hepatic fascioliasis from 2003 to 2010 in the Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia. Demographic and clinical variables were analyzed including complications and treatment received...
January 2016: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Alvaro Proaño, Marjory A Bravard, Brian H Tracey, José W López, German Comina, Mirko Zimic, Jorge Coronel, Gwenyth O'Neil Lee, Luz Caviedes, Jose Luis Cabrera, Antonio Salas, Eduardo Ticona, Daniela E Kirwan, Jon S Friedland, Carlton A Evans, David A Moore, Robert H Gilman
INTRODUCTION: Cough is a key symptom of tuberculosis (TB) as well as the main cause of transmission. However, a recent literature review found that cough frequency (number of coughs per hour) in patients with TB has only been studied once, in 1969. The main aim of this study is to describe cough frequency patterns before and after the start of TB treatment and to determine baseline factors that affect cough frequency in these patients. Secondarily, we will evaluate the correlation between cough frequency and TB microbiological resolution...
April 22, 2016: BMJ Open
David Salinas Flores
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December 2015: Revista Médica de Chile
Víctor Aguilar Sánchez, Eduar Alban Bravo Paredes, José Luis Pinto Valdivia, Vanessa Valenzuela Granados, Jorge Luis Espinoza-Rios
OBJECTIVE: To validate the score AIMS65 in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding, in terms of mortality and rebleeding a 30-day event. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Patients included were those with higher age to 18 years attending the Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia during the period May 2013 to December 2014, by upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Data were analyzed using ROC curve (Receiver Operating Characteristic) and the area was obtained under the curve (AUC) to properly qualify the score AIMS65...
October 2015: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Vanessa Valenzuela Granados, Maria Salazar-Quiñones, Lester Cheng-Zárate, Alexander Malpica-Castillo, Jorge Huerta Mercado, Ray Ticse
INTRODUCTION: The assessment of prognosis is an essential part of the evaluation of all patients with liver cirrhosis. Currently continues to develop new models to optimize forecast accuracy mortality score is calculated by the Child-Turcotte-Pugh (CTP) and the model for end-stage liver disease (MELD). OBJECTIVE: Compare the prognostic accuracy of hospital mortality and short-term mortality CTP, MELD and other models in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis...
October 2015: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Fiorella Llanos-Chea, Dalila Martínez, Angel Rosas, Frine Samalvides, Joseph M Vinetz, Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas
Severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria is uncommon in South America. Lima, Peru, while not endemic for malaria, is home to specialized centers for infectious diseases that admit and manage patients with severe malaria (SM), all of whom contracted infection during travel. This retrospective study describes severe travel-related malaria in individuals admitted to one tertiary care referral hospital in Lima, Peru; severity was classified based on criteria published by the World Health Organization in 2000. Data were abstracted from medical records of patients with SM admitted to Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia from 2006 to 2011...
December 2015: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Magaly M Blas, Brandon Brown, Luis Menacho, Isaac E Alva, Alfonso Silva-Santisteban, Cesar Carcamo
BACKGROUND: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection is the most common sexually transmitted viral infection worldwide. HPV is highly prevalent in sexually active men who have sex with men (MSM) and has been associated with anal cancer, penile cancer, and oropharyngeal cancer. METHODS: From March to September 2011, we conducted a cross-sectional study of HPV prevalence among MSM above age 18 years. Participants were recruited using respondent driven sampling at Clinica Cayetano Heredia...
2015: PloS One
Patricia J García, Miguel S Egoavil, Magaly M Blas, Eduardo Alvarado-Vásquez, Walter H Curioso, Mirko Zimic, Jesus M Castagnetto, Andrés G Lescano, Diego M Lopez, Cesar P Cárcamo
Training in Biomedical Informatics is essential to meet the challenges of a globalized world. However, the development of postgraduate training and research programs in this area are scarce in Latin America. Through QUIPU: Andean Center for Training and research in Iformatics for Global Health, has developed the first Certificate and Master’s Program on Biomedical Informatics in the Andean Region. The aim of this article is to describe the experience of the program. To date, 51 students from Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela have participated; they come from health ministries, hospitals, universities, research centers, professional associations and private companies...
April 2015: Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública
Luis Vásquez-Silva, Ray Ticse, Luz Alfaro-Carballido, Felix Guerra-Castañon
We assessed the access, use and preferences of information and communication technology (ICT) by physicians who practice at Cayetano Heredia National Hospital. The questionnaire explored the availability and skills of ICT, time, educational activities, search engines and technological applications most used as well as ICT preferences in education.211 physicians were surveyed; laptop use was 93%, tablet and smartphone use was 66% and 88%.68% have mobile Internet. Differences were evident in the frequency of use of ICT in 25-34 year old age group as well as a higher level of skills (p<0...
April 2015: Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública
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