Ana M Balanzat

Ana M Balanzat
Universidad de Buenos Aires | UBA · Clinical Hospital (UDH)

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Introduction: The goal in asthma therapy is to achieve control and reduce risk of exacerbations with the lowest treatment. GINA guidelines suggest step down medication when control and lung function during 3 previous months are good. Asthma exacerbations can be difficult to predict; nitrite/nitrate concentrations and pH of Exhaled Breath Condensate...
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Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in children. While most children with asthma respond to low doses of inhaled corticosteroids and /or leukotriene receptor antagonists, some of them remain symptomatic regardless of any therapeutic effort, showing a high morbidity and even mortality. While most of the patients control symptoms adequa...
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The apparent high number of deaths in Argentina during the 2009 pandemic led to concern that the influenza A H1N1pdm disease was different there. We report the characteristics and risk factors for influenza A H1N1pdm fatalities. We identified laboratory-confirmed influenza A H1N1pdm fatalities occurring during June-July 2009. Physicians abstracted...
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To compare a novel asthma management strategy--budesonide/formoterol in a single inhaler for both maintenance therapy and symptom relief--with a higher dose of budesonide plus as-needed terbutaline. This was a 6-month, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group study in patients with mild-to-moderate asthma (n = 697; mean age, 38 years [range, 11 to...
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Introducción. Recientemente se describió que la relación entre el calibre de las vías aéreas y el parénquima pulmonar se refleja en la relación FEF25-75/ CVF de la espirometría. Se ha observado una asociación entre la disminución del cociente FEF25-75/CVF y la hiperreactividad bronquial ante metacolina. La hiperreactividad bronquial inducida por el...
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RationaleSingle inhaler Therapy with budesonide/formoterol allows patients with asthma to take a once-daily (qd) base dose plus additional inhalations as needed. This study compared Single inhaler Therapy with budesonide/formoterol with higher doses of budesonide qd plus terbutaline as needed.
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Objetivos: a tuberculose continua sendo uma das doenças crônicas mais importantes da história da humanidade, sobretudo nas áreas mais carentes do mundo. Os países em desenvolvimento ainda enfrentam grandes problemas com esta endemia, a despeito dos programas de controle que se desenvolvem nessas regiões. O presente trabalho de revisão visa a atuali...
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Tuberculosis is still one of the most severe chronic diseases, especially in the world's poorest regions. Developing countries still have to face serious problems related to this endemic disease, in spite of the control programs they have implemented. The present study aims at updating the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in three South Amer...
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Objective: tuberculosis is still one of the most severe chronic diseases, especially in the world's poorest regions. Developing countries still have to face serious problems related to this endemic disease, in spite of the control programs they have implemented. The present study aims at updating the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in three...

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