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    • Presencia de pesticidas en la dieta como factor de riesgo para el parkinson esporádico 

      Sequeira Quesada, Carlos Mario; Arias Rivera, Daniela (2014-06-25)
      El Parkinson es una de las enfermedades neurodegenerativas más comunes a nivel mundial, cuyas causas específicas no se han podido esclarecer completamente; de hecho, en la actualidad se entiende esta enfermedad como un ...
    • Infección respiratoria en niños por el virus sincicial respiratorio 

      Salas Chaves, Pilar (2014-06-25)
      Las infecciones respiratorias son las enfermedades más comunes en la infancia. Entre estas infecciones la bronquiolitis aguda se considera como el cuadro respiratorio más importante en niños menores de seis meses siendo ...
    • Náuseas y vómitos postoperatorios 

      Arias González, Xiomara; Quirós Rodríguez, Adriana; Rodríguez Miranda, Roberto (2014-06-25)
      Las náuseas y los vómitos postoperatorios (NVPO) se incluyen entre las experiencias más desagradables que pueden presentar los pacientes sometidos a cirugía bajo anestesia general. Su incidencia es 20 a 30%, pero puede ...
    • Manejo odontológico de la paciente embarazada 

      Hernández Rivera, Patricia (2014-06-25)
      El embarazo es un periodo en el que ocurren diversos cambios fisiológicos en la madre, para suplir el desarrollo de un nuevo ser, pero que alteran todos los sistemas corporales. Durante este periodo es fundamental que la ...
    • ENDOMETRIOSIS IN THE INGUINAL CHANNEL: A CASE REPORT 

      Quirós Alpízar, José Luis; Corrales González, Daniela (2013-05-30)
      Endometriosis is defined as the presence of functioning endometrial glands and stromal tissue outside of uterine cavity, which is estrogen depend ent. It’s usually seen in ovary, uterosacral ligament, uterus, fallopian ...
    • CLASSICS RISK FACTORS FOR DEVELOPING COLELITIASIS, POPULATION VÁSQUEZ OF CORONADO 

      Álvarez Chaves, Ricardo (2013-05-30)
      The purpose of the study is to analyze the behavior of the four classical factors described in the literature, for developing gallstones: obesity, age, gender and fertility in the population of Vasquez de Coronado [1, 2, ...
    • LEUKEMIA (PH +): DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT 

      García Fallas, Miriam (2013-05-30)
      Chronic myelogenous leukemia is considered as an exemplary for the development of molecular targeted therapies due to its pathogenesis. This disease is characterized by the presence of Philadelphia chromosome (PH+), a ...
    • ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENT OF A MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY BIFURCATION ANEURYSM 

      Rosales Bravo, Luis Manuel; Cabezas Campodónico, Carlos; Quiroga Galindo, Mónica; Hernández Gaitán, Manuel (2013-05-30)
      Cerebral aneurysms of the middle cerebral artery are a frequent cause of spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage. The surgical neck clipping-to prevent rebleeding-has traditionally been the treatment of choice. Currently ...
    • RECTAL CANCER; SURGICAL MANAGEMENT 

      Brenes Coto, Leslyn Andrés (2013-05-30)
      Rectal cancer is defined as a tumor located between the anal verge and 15 cm within anal verge. In rectal cancer, a precise preoperative staging allows to categorize patients for different available treatments, as well as ...
    • TUMORS IN COSTA RICA; EMPHASIS ON COLORECTAL CANCER 

      Young Leitón, Jean Carlo (2013-05-30)
      Currently in Costa Rica colorectal cancer has an incidence of 9,49% in men for every 100000 inhabitants, making it the fourth most common cancer in the country, while women ranked sixth in incidence with a 9,22 %. Furthermore, ...
    • MODIFICATION OF CALDWELLLUC’S APPROACH FOR THE ANATOMIC LEARNING OF THE ORBIT 

      Rodríguez Vargas, Gabriel; Guevara Arroyo, Victoria (2013-05-30)
      Classically, orbit dissection approach is done trans cranially, hindering mobilization and complete visualization of the total content of the orbit. By a transmaxillary approach with orbital floor removal and bilateral ...
    • NEUROBIOLOGY OF HUMAN MORAL BEHAVIOR 

      Blázquez Arroyo, Juan Luis; Peláez Pezzi, María Belén (2013-05-30)
      In recent years there have been numerous studies, with different approaches, whose goal is to understand the neural basis of our social and moral behavior. New findings show that morality has certain innate components, ...
    • WALDENSTRÖM MACROGLOBULINEMIA; CASE REPORT AND UPDATE 

      Quirós Quirós, William; Rojas Castrillo, Yaoska (2013-03-05)
      The Waldenström Macroglobulinemia is a rare hematologic malignancy characterized by medullar infiltration of  lymphocytes clonally related, which secrete monoclonal IgM protein. According to the World Health Organization ...
    • MEDICAL SPECIALIZATION IS THE UNIQUE OPTION FOR FUTURE PHYSICIANS? 

      Trujillo Galván, Francisco David; Pérez Márquez, Guadalupe; Necoechea Silva, Norma Claudia; Trujillo Alcivia, Francisco David (2013-03-05)
      Today, many students of medicine and bachelor graduates still consider the specialty as an option for excellence to which they have to devote their efforts.  Not include general medicine as their area of professional ...
    • “PEGAS” OR “EMPACHOS" IN COSTA RICA AND CENTRAL AMERICA. HISTORICAL AND SOCIOANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE OF A FOLK DISEASE. 

      Campos Navarro, Roberto; Vargas Escamilla, Bianca (2013-03-05)
      Introduction. “Empacho” (or "pegas" in Costa Rica) is a popular constructed disease which refers to digestive system’s disorders due to stagnation or partial arrest of gastrointestinal transit.  Methods and Materials. A ...
    • CHRONIC APPENDICITIS AS A CAUSE OF CHRONIC RIGHT LOWER QUADRANT ABDOMINAL PAIN 

      Ramírez Chacón, Jorge Luis (2013-03-05)
      Abdominal pain is a frequent problem in the medical and surgical consult. There has been written a big number of causes  of chronic abdominal pain, of which there is an estimate of 10-30% that can be explained by a structural ...
    • ANTIBIOTICS PHARMACOTHERAPY IN A COSTA RICAN PRIVATE HOSPITAL. HOSPITAL CLINICA BIBLICA. JANUARY-JUNE 2012 

      Flores Siles, Vivian; García Bermúdez, Leonardo; Cordero García, Eugenia; Díaz Madriz, José Pablo; Chaverri Fernández, José Miguel (2013-03-05)
      Appropriate use of antibiotics is a key factor needed in order to increase patients’ survival, limiting adverse events and the development of bacterial resistance. This paper analyzes the antibiotic pharmacotherapy used ...
    • RESEARCH IN COSTA RICA INVOLVING HUMAN BEINGS AND ITS IMPACT ON THE HEALTH OF COSTA RICANS 

      Granados Zúñiga, Jorge (2013-03-05)
      We evaluate the benefits of clinical research carried out in Costa Rica from the published results and a sample of informed consent forms of approved protocols. We found 30 studies on 28 pharmaceuticals and 23 published ...
    • SÍNDROME HEPATOPULMONAR 

      Álvarez Arguedas, Karina (2013-03-04)
      Hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) is an underdiagnosed syndrome that is defined as a clinical triad of advanced liver disease, arterial deoxygenation and intrapulmonary vascular dilatation. It is a rare complication of liver ...
    • NEUMONÍA BACTERIANA CON DESARROLLO DE ABSCESOS PULMONARES SECUNDARIOS A INFECCIÓN CAUSADA POR STREPTOCOCCUS INTERMEDIUS PROVENIENTE DE ABSCESO DENTAL 

      Álvarez Herrera, Leonardo (2013-03-04)
      A case of a 29 years old male patient is presented; having asthma and psoriasis as his only personal pathological antecedents he developed pneumonia with multiple pulmonary bilateral abscess caused by the bacteria Streptococcus ...