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    • Zika, evidencia de la derrota en la batalla contra Aedes aegypti 

      Castellanos, Jaime E. (Instituto Nacional de Salud, 2016)
    • Zika, dengue, and chikungunya co-infection in a pregnant woman from Colombia 

      Villamil Gómez, Wilmer ernesto; Rodríguez-Morales, Alfonso J.; Uribe-García, Ana María; González-Arismendy, Edgardo; Castellanos, Jaime E.; Calvo, Eliana P.; Álvarez de Mon, Melchor; Musso, Didier (Elsevier BV, 2016)
      The clinical findings of a pregnant woman from Colombia with a triple co-infection caused by dengue, chikungunya, and Zika viruses are described. Weekly obstetric ultrasounds from 14.6 to 29 weeks of gestation were normal. ...
    • La virología, más necesaria que nunca 

      Castellanos, Jaime E. (Instituto Nacional de Salud, 2016)
    • Ureterorrenoscopia flexible: estado del arte y guía práctica de consejos y trucos 

      Álvarez Villaraga, David; Iregui, Juan David; Patino, German; Díaz Cardona, Daniel; Chavarriaga Soto, Julián (Elsevier BV, 2016)
      Flexible ureterorenoscopy is increasingly used as a first-line treatment for patients with renal lithiasis and proximal ureteral calculi, with varying success rates among different groups of authors and with great heterogeneity ...
    • Treatment of epidermoid tumors with gamma knife radiosurgery: case series 

      Jacobo Vasquez, Javier A.; Fonnegra, Julio R.; Fonnegra, Andres; Diez de Medina, Juan C. (Medknow Publications and Media, 2016)
      Epidermoid tumors (ETs) are benign lesions that are treated mainly by means of surgical resection, with overall good results. External beam radiotherapy is an alternative treatment for those recurrent tumors, in which ...
    • Trastornos gastrointestinales en pediatría asociados con la altura. Reporte de dos casos y revisión de la literatura 

      Rojas Velásquez, Ana María; Dadán, Silvana; Daza Carreño, Wilson; Plata Garcia, Clara (Sociedad Argentina de gastroenterologia, 2016)
      Upon ascending above 2500 meters sea level, the human body undergoes a series of physiological changes that have been studied during years. These changes undertake various systems including gastrointestinal tract, with ...
    • Sobrepeso y obesidad: revisión y puesta al día de la Sociedad Latinoamericana de Gastroenterología, Hepatología y Nutrición Pediátrica (SLAGHNP) 

      Barboza García, Fabiola; Canal de Molano, Nelly; Castro Benavides, Mayra; Cruchet, Sylvia; Delgado Carbajal, Laura; Dewaele Olivera, María Rita; Fernández, Adriana; Heller, Solange; Martínez, Sonia Miriam; Mejía Castro, Milton; Montero Brens, Carlos; Sanabria, Marta Cristina; Tarazona Cote, María Consuelo; Sarmiento Quintero, Fernando; Ariza, Adolfo J.; Ladino Meléndez, Liliana; Oxilia Mayor, Rosa; Vera Chamorro, José Fernando (Sociedad Argentina de Gastroenterologia, 2016)
      Obesity is an epidemic with important health repercussions in addition to high treatment-related costs. Between 2006 and 2007 the WHO developed new assessment tools, which aren't being globally used. In fact, there is no ...
    • Síntomas gastrointestinales en pediatría ¿conducen siempre al verdadero diagnóstico? 

      Daza Carreño, Wilson; Dadan, Silvana; Higuera Carrillo, Michelle (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2016)
      Background. Gastrointestinal symptoms are common cause for pediatric consultation. There are very few studies that address the relationship between reasons for consultation (RC) and gastrointestinal diseases. Objective. ...
    • Síndrome de descompresión pericárdica: una entidad poco frecuente 

      Quitian, jerson; José Julián Carvajal (Sociedad Colombiana De Cardiología, 2016)
      Pericardial decompression syndrome is a rare complication that can develop following pericardial drainage and can lead to a fatal outcome. The case of a 60 year-old patient with a history of rectal cancer treated with ...
    • Significados sobre bioética que surgen en un currículo de medicina 

      Villegas Múnera, Elsa María (Universidad de Antioquia, 2016)
      This study was carried out in a medical curriculum in Medellín, Colombia. Its goal was to correlate the meanings about bioethics that emerged in the educational guidance with those produced among students and professors. ...
    • RoBlock – web app for programming learning 

      Feijoo Garcia, Pedro Guillermo; De la Rosa, Fernando (International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 2016)
      One of the major challenges related to teaching programming and algorithmics to amateur students is the time spent to explain a language’s syntax. Also, students who undertake computer programming may find problems that ...
    • Reincidencia intraoperatoria de probable reacción alérgica al remifentanilo. Informe de caso 

      Aguilera-Castro, Fernando (Elsevier Doyma, 2016)
      Introduction: Although rare, intraoperative anaphylaxis may be life-threatening. Opioids, including remifentanil, have the lowest rates of association with allergic reactions during anaesthesia. Recurrence of anaphylactic ...
    • Reduced prepulse inhibition as a biomarker of schizophrenia 

      Mena, Auxiliadora; Ruiz-Salas, Juan C.; Puentes, Andrea; Dorado, Inmaculada; Ruiz-Veguilla, Miguel; De la Casa, Luis G. (Frontiers Media S.A., 2016)
      The startle response is composed by a set of reflex behaviors intended to prepare the organism to face a potentially relevant stimulus. This response can be modulated by several factors as, for example, repeated presentations ...
    • La proteína Dickkopf-1 y el lupus eritematoso sistémico: nuevos campos en investigación 

      Ospina Caicedo, Ana Isabel; Ballesteros, David Andrés; Romero Sanchez, María Consuelo; Munevar Niño, Juan Carlos (Elsevier, 2016)
      Systemic lupus erythematosus is the prototype of non-organ specific autoimmune diseases, with a fluctuating course between remission and crisis. The complexity of pathophysiological mechanisms opens up the possibility to ...
    • Propiedades psicométricas del TMBS en universitarios 

      Garzón, Angélica; Gil Flores, Javier (Instituto de investigacion y desarrollo educativo de la Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, 2016)
      This study analyzes the psychometric properties of the Time Management Behavior Questionnaire (TMBS), adapted for use with Colombian university students, and explores construct validity using the Rasch model, discriminant ...
    • Producción de proteínas recombinantes de Plasmodium falciparum en Escherichia coli 

      Guerra, Angela Patricia; Calvo, Eliana Patricia; Wasserman, Moisés; Chaparro-Olaya, Jacqueline (Instituto Nacional de Salud, 2016)
      Introduction: The production of recombinant proteins is essential for the characterization and functional study of proteins from Plasmodium falciparum. However, the proteins of P. falciparum are among the most challenging ...
    • Predicción de la epidemia del virus sincitial respiratorio en Bogotá, D.C., utilizando variables climatológicas 

      González-Parra, Gilberto; Querales, José F.; Aranda, Diego (Instituto Nacional de Salud, 2016)
      Introduction: The respiratory syncitial virus is one of the most common causes of mortality in children and older adults in the world.Objective: To predict the initial week of outbreaks and to establish the most relevant ...
    • Patrón tromboelastográfico en pacientes anticoagulados con rivaroxabán por fibrilación auricular 

      Pacheco Jaramillo, Susana; Buitrago, Andrés F.; Prada, Leidy; Mojica Manrique, Viviana; Raffán-Sanabria, Fernando; Posada Cortázar, Lina V.; Altamar Llanos, Henry A. (Sociedad Colombiana De Cardiología, 2016)
      Introduction: Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia, and it is associated with a higher risk of thromboembolic events requiring anticoagulation therapy. Nowadays there is no test that allows monitoring the ...
    • El papel de la procrastinación académica como factor de la deserción universitaria 

      Garzón, Angélica; Gil Flores, Javier (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2016)
      Trends in the research of academic procrastination and what these perspectives can offer to understand university abandonment are presented in this paper through a theoretical revision. Procrastination is the delaying of ...
    • Outlining the ancestry landscape of Colombian admixed populations 

      Ossa, Humberto; Aquino Machado, Juliana; Pereira, Rui; Ibarra, Adriana; Ossa, Rafael H.; Pérez, Luz Adriana; Granda, Juan David; Lattig, María Claudia; Groot, Helena; Fagundes de Carvalho, Elizeu; Gusmão, Leonor (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      The ancestry of the Colombian population comprises a large number of well differentiated Native communities belonging to diverse linguistic groups. In the late fifteenth century, a process of admixture was initiated with ...