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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29432612/loss-of-job-related-right-to-healthcare-is-associated-with-reduced-quality-and-clinical-outcomes-of-diabetic-patients-in-mexico
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Svetlana V Doubova, Víctor Hugo Borja-Aburto, Germán Guerra-Y-Guerra, V Nelly Salgado-de-Snyder, Miguel Ángel González-Block
Objectives: The Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) provides a package of health, economic and social benefits to workers employed in private firms within the formal labour market and to their economic dependants. Affiliates have a right to these benefits only while they remain contracted, thus posing a risk for the continuity of healthcare. This study evaluates the association between the time (in days) without the right to healthcare due to job loss in the formal labour market and the quality of healthcare and clinical outcomes among IMSS affiliates with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
February 8, 2018: International Journal for Quality in Health Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29415659/increasing-prevalence-of-familial-recurrence-of-multiple-sclerosis-in-iran-a-population-based-study-of-tehran-registry-1999-2015
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Sharareh Eskandarieh, Narges Sistany Allahabadi, Malihe Sadeghi, Mohammad Ali Sahraian
BACKGROUND: Tehran is the capital of Iran with an increasing multiple sclerosis (MS) prevalence. A retrospective population-based study was conducted to evaluate the trends of MS prevalence in Tehran. METHODS: A population-based survey was conducted for the period 1999 to 2015, based on Iranian MS Society (IMSS) registry system of Tehran, the capital city of Iran. Point regression analysis was applied on MS trend data to find annual percent change (APC). The logistic regression analysis was used to estimate the odds ratio (OR) for individual variables in order to assess factors associating with familial recurrence of MS...
February 7, 2018: BMC Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409117/comparison-of-secretome-profile-of-pathogenic-and-non-pathogenic-entamoeba-histolytica
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Chun-Seob Ahn, Jeong-Geun Kim, Myeong Heon Shin, Young Ah Lee, Yoon Kong
The obligatory intracellular protozoan parasite, Entamoeba histolytica, causes amebic dysentery and liver abscess. E. histolytica adheres to the host tissues in a contact-dependent manner. E. histolytica excretory-secretory products (ESP) might play critical roles during invasion. We comparatively analyzed the secretome profile of E. histolytica pathogenic HM-1:IMSS and non-pathogenic Rahman strains. The two ESP revealed similar but distinct spotting patterns. In both ESP, alcohol dehydrogenase, enolase 1 and transketolase, which control classical carbohydrate metabolism and other moonlighting effects, constituted the most abundant fractions...
February 6, 2018: Proteomics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29382476/-factors-associated-with-epilepsy-in-children-in-mexico-a-case-control-study
#4
Ma Del Rosario Cruz-Cruz, Jorge Gallardo-Elías, Sergio Paredes-Solís, José Legorreta-Soberanis, Miguel Flores-Moreno, Neil Andersson
BACKGROUND: Epilepsy is the most common chronic neurological disease in the world. In Mexico, epilepsy is among the diseases more related to mortality due to non-infectious diseases in children. The objective of the study was to identify the factors associated with epilepsy in children entitled to the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), in Acapulco, Mexico. METHODS: We carried out a case-control study from April 2010 to April 2011. We selected 118 cases from the database of outpatient pediatric neurology with epilepsy diagnostic with two year of evolution according to the International League Against Epilepsy criteria...
September 2017: Boletín Médico del Hospital Infantil de México
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29368896/-costs-and-sick-leave-due-to-chikungunya-in-the-instituto-mexicano-del-seguro-social-in-guerrero-mexico
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Irene Vázquez-Cruz, Guillermina Juanico-Morales, Apolinar Sánchez-Ramos, Ofelia de Jesúis Morales-Sánchez
BACKGROUND: Chikungunya fever (CHIK) generally causes temporary sick leave, affecting groups of productive age, which represents a significant economic impact from the labor point of view. The objective was to estimate costs of disability due to chikungunya in the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) in Guerrero, Mexico. METHODS: Cost assessment of working population from IMSS in Guerrero who met the definition of case for CHIK and took sick leave, which was registered in the Original Disability Certificates (OCI, according to its initials in Spanish) processed from January to April, 2015...
January 2018: Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29368892/-acute-myocardial-infarction-with-st-segment-elevation-code-i
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Gabriela Borrayo-Sánchez, Martín Rosas-Peralta, Gilberto Pérez-Rodríguez, Erick Ramírez-Árias, Eduardo Almeida-Gutiérrez, José de Jesús Arriaga-Dávila
Code infarction is a timely strategy for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with elevation of the ST segment. This strategy has shown an increase in survival and quality of life of patients suffering from this event around the world. The processes of management and disposition aimed at the reduction of time for effective and timely reperfusion are undoubtedly a continuous challenge. In the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) the mortality due to AMI has been reduced more than 50%, which is a historical situation that deserves much attention...
January 2018: Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29368891/-characterization-of-stroke-patients-attended-at-imss-hospitals-in-mexico-city
#7
Laura Del Pilar Torres-Arreola, Adriana Abigail Valenzuela-Flores, Juan Pablo Villa-Barragán
BACKGROUND: Cerebrovascular disease (CD) is considered a problem of huge social, economic and public health implications worldwide in adults and elderly. In Mexico, the information concerning the provision of services to people and their characteristics is limited. The objective is to describe the characteristics of patients with CV who attended the hospitals of the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) in Mexico City. METHODS: It was carried out a cohort study of patients with ischemic or hemorrhagic CD who arrived to IMSS...
January 2018: Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29340514/racial-i-nter-dentification-the-racialization-of-maternal-health-through-the-oportunidades-program-and-in-government-clinics-in-m%C3%A3-xico
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Rosalynn Adeline Vega
Using an ethnographic approach, this article examines the role of racialization in health-disease-care processes specifically within the realm of maternal health. It considers the experiences of health care administrators and providers, indigenous midwives and mothers, and recipients of conditional cash transfers through the Oportunidades program in Mexico. By detailing the delivery of trainings of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) [Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social] for indigenous midwives and Oportunidades workshops to indigenous stipend recipients, the article critiques the deployment of "interculturality" in ways that inadvertently re-inscribe inequality...
July 2017: Salud Colectiva
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29192747/-situational-diagnosis-of-cancer-care-at-the-instituto-mexicano-del-seguro-social
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Sonia Patricia de Santillana-Hernández, María Teresa García-Flores, Héctor Galván-Oseguera, Gilberto Pérez-Rodríguez, Héctor David Martínez-Chapaca
Cancer is a public health problem with an impact on Health Services in Mexico; it is also, one of the leading causes of mortality (mortality rate: 610.6 / 100 000) and is expected to double the total number of new cases by 2035 (GLOBOCAN). The most frequent neoplasms are the malignant tumor of breast, prostate, cervix and uterin, colorectal and pulmonary. The most affected groups are the female, and by age the 65 years and older (INEGI). At the IMSS, the mortality rate for malignant tumors has varied, with a sustained decline since 2010...
2017: Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29190870/-recommendations-for-the-use-of-ranibizumab-in-diabetic-macular-edema-at-imss
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Roberto Ortiz-Lerma, Carlos Pedro González-Cervantes, Fabiola HernándezNúñez, Irene Ancona-Durán, Rodolfo Gregorio Barragán-Hervella, Gerardo López-Cázares, Isaac Betesh-Rodríguez, Noé Méndez, Daniel Garza-Cantú, Óscar López-Martínez, Adriana Marcela Martínez-Ruiz, Luis Miguel López-Montero, Armando Muñoz, Jorge Alberto Blancas-Ontiveros, Carlos Mariano Fernández-Trejo, Juan Carlos Mayorga-Rubalcava, Silvia Elizabeth Flores-Góngora, Jorge Luis Gómez-Galván, Patricia Armida Domínguez-Álvarez, Erik Sánchez-Hernández, Homero Cantú-Yeverinon
Diabetic macular edema can occur at any stage of diabetic retinopathy. It represents the main cause of vision loss in diabetes type I and II with a prevalence of 3-10% in diabetic patients of the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS). Our aim is to elaborate treatment guidelines and provide recommendations for the use of intravitreal ranibizumab for diabetic medical edema at IMSS. Nine retina specialists and 10 ophthalmologists from IMSS high specialty medical units gathered to discuss the bibliographic evidence for the safety and efficacy of ranibizumab for this disease, in order to create consensus on its use in the institution...
November 2017: Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29190858/-the-revista-m%C3%A3-dica-del-imss-in-the-2017-healthcare-book-fair
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Manuel Ramiro-H, L Acosta-Pérez, J E Cruz-Aranda, J J García-Damián, R Miguel-Reyes, R González-Martínez
On August, the second edition of the Healthcare Book Fair took place, sponsored by the Facultad de Medicina of UNAM. Again, the Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social participated with a stand where we promoted it, talked about the different indexes where our journal is included, explained its objective and scope, and finally talked about its nature as an open access journal, which is aimed to the clinical staff of the different health institutions of our country.
November 2017: Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29126909/-demographic-analysis-of-a-congenital-heart-disease-clinic-of-the-mexican-institute-of-social-security-with-special-interest-in-the-adult
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Horacio Márquez-González, Lucelli Yáñez-Gutiérrez, Jimena Lucely Rivera-May, Diana López-Gallegos, Eduardo Almeida-Gutiérrez
INTRODUCTION: Congenital heart disease (CHD) has an incidence of 8-10 cases per 1000 live births. In Mexico, there are 18,000-20,000 new cases per year. Most tertiary care centers for CHD attend only pediatric population; the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) has a clinic that attends pediatric and adult population. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the demographic aspects of the CHD clinic of IMSS. METHODS: From 2011 to 2016 a cross-sectional study of the CC clinic of a third level hospital of the IMSS, including all patients with confirmed structural heart disease of recent diagnosis was carried out...
November 7, 2017: Archivos de Cardiología de México
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28932368/cancer-risk-among-patients-with-multiple-sclerosis-a-cohort-study-in-isfahan-iran
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Masoud Etemadifar, Hamidreza Jahanbani-Ardakani, Sara Ghaffari, Maboobeh Fereidan-Esfahani, Hossein Changaei, Nazila Aghadoost, Ameneh Jahanbani Ardakani, Negin Moradkhani
BACKGROUND: Multiple sclerosis (MS), a central nervous system (CNS) autoimmune disorder, affects 2.3 million people around the world. Cancer kills around 7.5 million people annually. Both diseases have similar risks and intertwining molecular causes. Most studies focusing on MS and cancer have found an insignificant difference or reduction in the amount of cancer found in the MS community. METHODS: We performed a cohort study using data from Isfahan Multiple Sclerosis Society (IMSS) and Isfahan cancer society and followed-up for 8 years on average (2006-2014)...
2017: Caspian Journal of Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28902309/-lead-poisoning-and-marginalization-in-newborns-of-morelos-mexico
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Martha María Téllez-Rojo, Luis F Bautista-Arredondo, Vesta Richardson, Daniel Estrada-Sánchez, Laura Ávila-Jiménez, Camilo Ríos, Alejandra Cantoral-Preciado, Martín Romero-Martínez, Delia Flores-Pimentel, María Del Carmen Melo-Zurita, Anita Romero-Ramírez, Marco Antonio León-Mazón, Sergio Montes, Richard Fuller, Mauricio Hernández-Ávila
Objective: To determine the prevalence of lead (Pb) poisoning at birth in Morelos, analyze its distribution by social marginalization level, and estimate the association with the use of lead glazed ceramics (LGC). Materials and methods: Blood lead level (BLL) in umbilical cord was measured in a representative sample of 300 randomly selected births at the Morelos Health Services and state IMSS. Results: The prevalence of Pb poisoning at birth (BLL> 5μg/dL) was 14...
May 2017: Salud Pública de México
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28721028/frailty-in-community-dwelling-older-adults-association-with-adverse-outcomes
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Sergio Sánchez-García, Carmen García-Peña, Antoni Salvà, Rosalinda Sánchez-Arenas, Víctor Granados-García, Juan Cuadros-Moreno, Laura Bárbara Velázquez-Olmedo, Ángel Cárdenas-Bahena
BACKGROUND: The study of frailty is important to identify the additional needs of medical long-term care and prevent adverse outcomes in community dwelling older adults. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of frailty and its association with adverse outcomes in community dwelling older adults. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was carried out from April to September 2014. The population sample was 1,252 older adults (≥60 years) who were beneficiaries of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) in Mexico City...
2017: Clinical Interventions in Aging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28560202/prevalence-and-incidence-of-multiple-sclerosis-in-tehran-iran
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Sharareh Eskandarieh, Pouria Heydarpour, Seyedeh-Robab Elhami, Mohammad Ali Sahraian
BACKGROUND: Tehran is the capital of Iran with an increasing Multiple Sclerosis (MS) incidence. A retrospective population-based study was conducted to evaluate the status of MS prevalence and MS incidence trends in Tehran Province, Iran. METHODS: A population-based study was conducted from 1991 to 2014 in Tehran Province, the capital city of Iran based on Iranian MS Society (IMSS) registry system. A structured questionnaire design to cover the important epidemiological variables, related at the individual level for MS...
May 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28515916/ecog-is-as-independent-predictor-of-the-response-to-chemotherapy-overall-survival-and-progression-free-survival-in-carcinoma-of-unknown-primary-site
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Rocío Grajales-Álvarez, Ana Martin-Aguilar, Juan A Silva, Jaime G De La Garza-Salazar, Erika Ruiz-García, César López-Camarillo, Laurence A Marchat, Horacio Astudillo-De La Vega
The aim of the present study was to determine whether age, gender, functional status, histology, tumor location, number of metastases, and levels of the tumor markers, lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) and albumin, are poor prognostic factors for the response to chemotherapy in patients with carcinoma of unknown primary site. A total of 149 patients diagnosed with carcinoma of unknown primary site that was histologically confirmed, and treated with chemotherapy in the Oncology Hospital, National Medical Center, 'Century XXI' IMSS, Mexico City, Mexico during the period between January 2002 to December 2009, were carefully selected for the present study...
May 2017: Molecular and Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28497014/the-e-histolytica-genome-structure-and-virulence
#18
Carol A Gilchrist
The outcome of an Entamoeba histolytica infection is variable and the contribution of genetic diversity within E. histolytica to human disease is not fully understood. The information provided by the whole genome sequence of the E. histolytica reference laboratory strain (HM-1:IMSS) and thirteen additional laboratory strains have been made publically available. In this review theories on the source of the unexpected level of structural diversity found in E. histolytica will be discussed.
December 2016: Current Tropical Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28474712/-fiftieth-anniversary-of-the-medical-movement-in-mexico-1964-1965
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Alejandro Treviño-Becerra, Norberto Treviño García-Manzo, Felipe Mota-Hernández, César Gutiérrez-Samperio, Fernando Cano-Valle
This Symposium highlights the recognition that this year reaches half a century of the Medical Movement (1964-1965), and 27 years of publishing the book titled, "Documental Memories and Reflections" ("Crónica Documental y Reflexiones") edited by the Faculty of Medicine of the UNAM, at that time directed by the prestigious Dr. Fernando Cano Valle. Our President Dr. Graue indicated that Dr. Alejandro Treviño-Becerra assumed the coordination of this session with the commitment to be published in the Medical Gazette of Mexico for current and future generations...
March 2017: Gaceta Médica de México
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28462969/determination-of-the-transfer-function-of-an-atmospheric-pressure-drift-tube-ion-mobility-spectrometer-for-nanoparticle-measurements
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David T Buckley, Christopher J Hogan
Drift tube-ion mobility spectrometers (DT-IMSs) are used to separate and characterize the structures of gas phase ions. Recent work in coupling an atmospheric pressure DT-IMS to a condensation particle counter (CPC) has extended the application of drift tube ion mobility spectrometry to nanoparticle analysis, with measurements possible for singly charged particles up to 20 nm in diameter. In examining systems with such large analytes, often of interest is not only separation, but also determination of the nanoparticle size or mobility distribution function, defined as the nanoparticle concentration per unit mobility/size...
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