Francisco Javier Carrasco-Sánchez

Francisco Javier Carrasco-Sánchez
Hospital Juan Ramón Jiménez, Huelva · Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine physician MD, PhD

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May 2001 - present
Hospital Juan Ramón Jiménez, Huelva
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The population with type 2 DM (DM2) is highly heterogeneous, representing an important challenge for healthcare professionals. The therapeutic choice should be individualized, considering the functional status, frailty, the occurrence of comorbidities, and the preferences of patients and their caregivers. New evidence on the cardiovascular and rena...
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Resumen La heterogeneidad de la población de edad avanzada con DM tipo 2 (DM2) supone un reto importante para los profesionales de la salud. La elección del régimen terapéutico debe ser individualizada, considerando el estado funcional, la fragilidad y las comorbilidades, así como las preferencias del paciente y sus cuidadores. La nueva evidencia s...
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Aims: Heart failure (HF) and diabetes are 2 strongly associated diseases. The main objective of this work was to analyze changes in the prognosis of patients with diabetes who were admitted for heart failure in 2 time periods. Methods: This work is a prospective study comparing prognosis at one year of follow-up among patients with diabetes who...
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A correction to this paper has been published: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13300-021-01093-z
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Resumen Objetivos La insuficiencia cardíaca (IC) y la diabetes son 2 procesos fuertemente asociados. El objetivo principal fue analizar la evolución del pronóstico de los pacientes con diabetes que ingresan por IC a lo largo de 2 períodos. Métodos Estudio prospectivo para comparar el pronóstico a un año de seguimiento entre los pacientes con diab...
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Background: The effects of cardiometabolic drugs on the prognosis of diabetic patients with COVID-19, especially very old patients, are not well-known. This work aims to analyze the association between preadmission cardiometabolic therapy (antidiabetic, antiaggregant, antihypertensive, and lipid-lowering drugs) and in-hospital mortality among pati...
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Introduction: FreeStyle Libre® 2 system is a sensor-based flash-monitoring system that measures interstitial fluid glucose. The study aimed to compare cost of FreeStyle Libre 2 system and self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) in the type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) population from the Spanish Health System perspective. Methods: On the basis of...
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Background Obesity is a chronic, complex and multifactorial metabolic disease involved in the development of chronic noncommunicable diseases such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease and cancer. The care of individuals with obesity is an essential part of the holistic approach provided by internal medicine to patients. Material and...
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El editorial del segundo Cuaderno de la redGDPS introduce la importancia del control de la dislipemia en el paciente con diabetes mellitus tipo 2
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Objective To evaluate the use of therapy with cardiovascular benefit in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus admitted to internal medicine departments. Methods One day, cross-sectional study of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus hospitalised in internal medicine departments. We recorded demographic and anthropometric variables, laboratory da...
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Background The impact of statins on COVID-19 outcomes is important given the high prevalence of their use among individuals at risk for severe COVID-19. Our aim is to assess whether patients receiving chronic statin treatment who are hospitalized with COVID-19 have reduced in-hospital mortality if statin therapy is maintained during hospitalization...
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There is some evidence that male gender could have a negative impact on the prognosis and severity of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. The aim of the present study was to compare the characteristics of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) between hospitalized men and women with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection. T...
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Background: Since December 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the concept of medicine. This work aims to analyze the use of antibiotics in patients admitted to the hospital due to SARS-CoV-2 infection. Methods: This work analyzes the use and effectiveness of antibiotics in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 based on data from the SEMI-COVID-1...
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Background Identification of patients on admission to hospital with coronavirus infectious disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia who can develop poor outcomes has not yet been comprehensively assessed.Objective To compare severity scores used for community-acquired pneumonia to identify high-risk patients with COVID-19 pneumonia.DesignPSI, CURB-65, qSO...
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Background Advanced age and diabetes are both associated with poor prognosis in COVID-19. However, the effects of cardiometabolic drugs on the prognosis of diabetic patients with COVID-19, especially very old patients, are not well-known. This work aims to analyze the association between preadmission cardiometabolic therapy (antidiabetic, antiaggre...
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Type 2 diabetes is a big health concern due to its high prevalence and morbi-mortality. Medical treatment has a growing complexity which is focus on patients’ clinical situations. This article contains a consensus statement about recommendations on medical treatment of type-2 diabetes from the Working Group of Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition of Spa...
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It is unclear to which extent the higher mortality associated with hypertension in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is due to its increased prevalence among older patients or to specific mechanisms. Cross-sectional, observational, retrospective multicenter study, analyzing 12226 patients who required hospital admission in 150 Spanish centers incl...
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Background Identification of patients on admission to hospital with Coronavirus infectious disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia who can develop poor outcomes have not yet ben comprehensively assessed.Objective To compare severity scores used for community acquired pneumonia to identify high-risk patients.DesignPSI, CURB-65, qSOFA and MuLBSTA, a new sc...
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Introduction: This study assessed the efficacy and safety of insulin glargine 300 U/mL (Gla-300) during hospitalization and therapy intensification at discharge in insufficiently controlled people with type 2 diabetes. Research design and methods: COBALTA (for its acronym in Spanish, COntrol Basal durante la hospitalizacion y al ALTA) was a mult...
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Resumen La diabetes tipo 2 constituye un problema de salud de elevada prevalencia y morbimortalidad. El tratamiento médico tiene una complejidad creciente en relación con las diversas situaciones clínicas del paciente. Este artículo recoge un documento de consenso de las recomendaciones para el tratamiento médico de la diabetes tipo 2 del Grupo de...
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Resumen Antecedentes. España ha sido uno de los países más afectados por la pandemia de COVID-19. Objetivo. Crear un registro de pacientes hospitalizados en España por COVID-19 para mejorar nuestro conocimiento sobre los aspectos clínicos, diagnósticos, terapéuticos y pronósticos de esta enfermedad. Métodos. Estudio de cohorte retrospectiva, multic...
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Resumen Introducción La obesidad es una enfermedad metabólica crónica, compleja y multifactorial, implicada en el desarrollo de enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles como la diabetes mellitus tipo 2, las enfermedades cardiovasculares y el cáncer. Es necesario que la atención a las personas con obesidad sea una parte esencial de la visión integral...
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Aims We aimed to determine the efficacy and safety of sodium‐glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) and glucagon‐like peptide‐1 receptor agonists ( GLP‐1ra) to prevent worsening urinary albumin‐to‐creatinine ratio as an early biomarker of diabetes kidney disease. Methods A total of 178 patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity received combin...
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Aim: To analyze changes on UACR in T2DM patients according to treatment schedule groups (GLP-1RA or SGLT2i). Methods: Observational, prospective, multicenter study. Patients were stratified according to predetermined treatment schedule groups (successively vs.simultaneously). Results: 178 patients (58.6% males, age 61.9+/-10.0 years). Table 1 shows...
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FreeStyle Libre2 system is a sensor-based flash monitoring (FM) system, which assesses interstitial fluid glucose. The study aimed to estimate the cost associated with the use of FM compared to self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) population from the Spanish National Health System perspective. The cost for gluc...
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The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic represents an enormous challenge. Given the considerable presence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the current population, the pandemic is a health issue that requires an effort to provide better responses to our patients who are more vulnerable to the onset of infection and who are candidates for presenting mor...
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Background. Spain has been one of the countries most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Objective. To create a registry of patients with COVID-19 hospitalized in Spain in order to improve our knowledge of the clinical, diagnostic, therapeutic, and prognostic aspects of this disease. Methods. A multicentre retrospective cohort study, including conse...
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Resumen La eclosión de la pandemia por COVID-19 supone un reto de enormes dimensiones y, dada la gran presencia de diabetes mellitus tipo2 en la población actual, hace que sea un problema de salud en el que centrar nuestros esfuerzos para dar la mejor respuesta a nuestros pacientes, que son más vulnerables al desarrollo de la infección y candidatos...
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Resumen Objetivo Evaluar el uso de la terapia con beneficio cardiovascular en pacientes con DM tipo 2 previo al ingreso en servicios de medicina interna. Métodos Estudio transversal en un día de los pacientes con DM tipo 2 hospitalizados en servicios de medicina interna. Se recogieron variables demográficas y antropométricas, datos de laboratorio...
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Aim: To analyze changes in Fatty Liver Index (FLI) in obese and T2DM patients under treatment with GLP-1RA - SGLT2i combination. Methods: Observational, prospective, multicenter study. Patients were stratified according to predetermined treatment schedule groups (successively vs. simultaneously). Results: We included 142 patients (59.1% men, mean a...
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There is a bidirectional association between heart failure (HF) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2), which has resulted in an exponential increase in the combination of the 2 diseases in a single patient. This combination is one of many common causes that lead to the pathophysiological pathways resulting in the deleterious effect of DM2 on HF. The i...
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Resumen Existe una asociación bidireccional entre la insuficiencia cardiaca (IC) y la diabetes mellitus tipo 2 (DM2) que hace que la combinación de ambas enfermedades en un mismo paciente haya pasado a tener un incremento exponencial. Dicha combinación, parte de múltiples causas comunes que llevan a vías fisiopatológicas que resultan en un efecto d...
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Resumen Objetivos Tanto las complicaciones hospitalarias como la hiperglucemia son frecuentes en pacientes ancianos durante su hospitalización. Nuestro objetivo fue analizar la relación que existe entre la hiperglucemia y las complicaciones hospitalarias en una población envejecida. Métodos Llevamos a cabo un estudio observacional para evaluar la...
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Objectives We developed a predictive model for the hospital readmission of patients with diabetes. The objective was to identify the frail population that requires additional strategies to prevent readmissions at 90 days. Methods Using data collected from 1977 patients in 3 studies on the national prevalence of diabetes (2015–2017), we developed a...
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Objectives: We developed a predictive model for the hospital readmission of patients with diabetes. The objective was to identify the frail population that requires additional strategies to prevent readmissions at 90 days. Methods: Using data collected from 1977 patients in 3 studies on the national prevalence of diabetes (2015-2017), we develop...
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Aims: Hospital complications and hyperglycemia are common in elderly patients during hospitalization. Our aim was to analyze the relationship between hyperglycemia and hospital complications in an ageing population. Methods: We conducted an observational study to evaluate the association between maximum blood glucose (MBG) levels and hospital co...
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Heart failure (HF) and diabetes mellitus are 2 clinical conditions that often coexist, particularly in patients older than 65 years. Diabetes mellitus promotes the development of HF and confers a poorer prognosis. Hypoglycaemic agents (either by their mechanism of action, hypoglycaemic action or adverse effects) can be potentially dangerous for pat...
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Background: An objective and simple prognostic model for hospitalized patients with hypoglycemia could be helpful in guiding initial intensity of treatment. Methods: We carried out a derivation rule for hypoglycemia using data from a nationwide retrospective cohort study of patients with diabetes or hyperglycemia carried out in 2014 (n=839 patie...
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Heart failure (HF) and diabetes mellitus are 2 clinical conditions that often coexist, particularly in patients older than 65 years. Diabetes mellitus promotes the development of HF and confers a poorer prognosis. Hypoglycaemic agents (either by their mechanism of action, hypoglycaemic action or adverse effects) can be potentially dangerous for pat...
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In patients with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF), both natriuretic peptides and renal impairment predict adverse outcomes. Our aim was to evaluate the complementary prognosis role of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) and the newly developed Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equations based on c...
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Renal function is an important prognostic factor in heart failure. The aim of this study was to compare the predictive value of estimated renal function calculated by the Chronic Kidney Disease-Epidemiology Collaboration equation (CKD-EPI) and the abbreviated Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD-4) equation for long-term all-cause mortality...
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Galectin-3 is a soluble β-galactoside-binding lectin released by activated cardiac macrophages. Elevated levels of galectin-3 have been found to be associated with adverse outcomes in patients with heart failure. A number of recent studies suggest that galectin-3 may provide relevant information regarding the pathophysiologic process of heart failu...
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Aims Heart failure (HF) and diabetes are common clinical conditions that may coexist. The main objective was to analyze the association of type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) on prognosis in hospitalized patients with HF. Methods We evaluated the association between T2DM with all-cause mortality and readmissions in the Spanish National Registry on Hea...
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Diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and anemia are comorbidities with a high prevalence and impact in heart failure (HF). The presence of these comorbidities considerably worsens the prognosis of HF. Diabetic patients have a higher likelihood of developing symptoms of HF and both the treatment of diabetes and that of acute HF are...
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Changes in N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) levels and cystatin C (CysC) are predictors of adverse outcomes in acute heart failure. This study assess whether NT-proBNP variations might provide independent information in addition to that obtained from CysC levels. NT-proBNP levels were assessed in patients admitted due to acute...
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This study was conducted to determine whether galectin-3 (Gal3), a β-galactoside-binding lectin, has usefulness to predict outcomes in patients with heart failure (HF) and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF). We measured Gal3, urea, creatinine and natriuretic peptides on admission in 419 selected patients with HF and LVEF over 45%....
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Background and objectives The prevalence of heart failure (HF) increases with age. Even though the mortality of patients ≥ 80 years of age with HF and preserved left ventricle ejection fraction (LVEF) is very high, the predictor variables are not well-known. The main goal of this study was to evaluate the mortality predictor factors in this subgrou...
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Aims: NT-proBNP and renal impairement both predict death in patients with acutely decompensated heart failure (ADHF). We sought to evaluate the complementary prognosis role of NT-proBNP and the newly developed cystatin C-based CKD-EPI equations for estimation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in ADHF patients. Methods and results: 614 subjects (a...
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Purpose: Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equations estimate glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) more accurately than the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) equation. The aim of the present study is to evaluate whether CKD-EPI equations based on serum creatinine and/or cystatin C (CysC) predict risk for adverse ou...
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Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equations estimate glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) more accurately than the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) equation. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether CKD-EPI equations based on serum creatinine and/or cystatin C (CysC) predict risk for adverse outcomes more acc...
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The prevalence of heart failure (HF) increases with age. Even though the mortality of patients≥80years of age with HF and preserved left ventricle ejection fraction (LVEF) is very high, the predictor variables are not well-known. The main goal of this study was to evaluate the mortality predictor factors in this subgroup of the elderly population....
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Background: Patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) represent an important group of patients presenting in clinical practice. However, whether it is an earlier stage of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFREF) remains uncertain. We evaluated the potential progression of HFPEF to HFREF. Methods and results:...
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Cystatin C (CysC) is a good prognostic marker in heart failure. However, there is not much information of CysC combined with other biomarkers in acute heart failure (AHF). To assess prognostic value of CysC and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in patients hospitalized for AHF with no apparent deterioration of renal function. Pro...
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Impaired renal function can lead to a poor prognosis in patients with heart failure (HF). This study analyses the prevalence and prognostic value of impaired renal function in a cohort of patients with HF. We analysed patients who were included in the RICA study (multicentre, prospective cohort study) who were admitted for decompensated HF in 52 Sp...
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Background and objectivesObesity is a risk factor for heart failure (HF). Paradoxically, it has been described that body mass index (BMI) is inversely associated with mortality. The aim of this study was to analyse the relationship between BMI and mortality in a cohort of patients with HF.
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Obesity is a risk factor for heart failure (HF). Paradoxically, it has been described that body mass index (BMI) is inversely associated with mortality. The aim of this study was to analyse the relationship between BMI and mortality in a cohort of patients with HF. All patients included in the RICA Registry between March 2008 and September 2009 wer...
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Cystatin C has emerged as a new biomarker of renal function that has been found to predict adverse cardiovascular outcomes, especially heart failure (HF). Evidence of the usefulness of cystatin C in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) remains sparse. It is hypothesized that serum cystatin C levels in HFPEF has progn...
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Objectives Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a frequent complication in heart failure (HF). However, its impact factor in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) is not well-known. This study has aimed to identify the prognostic value of PH in hospitalized patients with HFPEF.
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Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a frequent complication in heart failure (HF). However, its impact factor in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) is not well-known. This study has aimed to identify the prognostic value of PH in hospitalized patients with HFPEF. An observational and prospective trial of patients admitted due to HFPE...
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Risk stratification of patients with unstable angina or non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (UA/NSTEMI) is problematic given the heterogeneous presentation of the condition. This study was undertaken to compare, in UA/NSTEMI patients, the prognostic value of two clinical risk scores (RS) (i.e. Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI)...
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La aparición de un infiltrado alveolar bilateral en el contexto de un episodio agudo de tromboembolismo pulmonar (TP) es un hecho infrecuente que puede producirse por diversas causas con diferente mecanismo fisiopatológico. Entre ellas se encuentran la aparición de un síndrome de distrés respiratorio del adulto, el desarrollo de insuficiencia cardi...
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We describe the weight's distribution in a sample of medical patients in hospital. We estimate the global prevalence and the presence between other different clinical variables. A prevalence cross-sectional study was carried out. We determine weight, stature and several clinical variables in 101 patients admit in the internal medicine department of...
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Objective: We describe the weight's distribution in a sample of medical patients in hospital. We estimate the global prevalence and the presence between other different clinical variables. Material and Methods: A prevalence cross-sectional study was carried out. We determine weight, stature and several clinical variables in 101 patients admit in th...
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Objective: We describe the weight's distribution in a sample of medical patients in hospital. We estimate the global prevalence and the presence between other different clinical variables. Material and Methods: A prevalence cross-sectional study was carried out. We determine weight, stature and several clinical variables in 101 patients admit in th...
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Introduction: The neurological features of chronic renal failure are very varied. Uremic myopathy is a controversial condition. In most cases it is related to the secondary hyperparathyroidism which these patients develop, and its characteristics are superimposed on their osteomalacia myopathy. Clinical cases and conclusions: We report two patie...
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La lumbalgia es uno de los síntomas guía en la presentación de la espondilodiscitis infecciosa, que puede pasar desapercibida si no se tiene en cuenta la importancia de la anamnesis y las pruebas complementarias iniciales. Presentamos dos casos de espondilodiscitis por Brucella que consultaron por lumbalgia al servicio de urgencias. Revisamos la pr...

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