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  • Castro, A; Merino, Catalina; Leppe, Jaime (Elsevier, 2015)
    Background: To date, there are four systematic reviews suggesting positive effects of rehabilitation and chest physiotherapy during ICU stay. However, in Chile there is no information about the therapeutic strategies used ...
  • Romero, C; Budini, H; Cerpa, D; Caceres, D; Hidalgo, V; Gutierrez, T; Keymer, Juan; Perez, R; Molina, J; Giuliano, C (Bentham Science Publishers, 2015)
    Noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIMV) was created for patients who needed noninvasive ventilator support, this procedure decreases the complications associated with the use of endotracheal intubation (ETT). The application ...
  • Cerpa, F; Caceres, D; Romero, C; Giuliano, C; Perez, R; Budini, H; Hidalgo, V; Gutierrez, T; Molina, J; Keymer, Juan (Bentham Science Publishers, 2015)
    The normal physiology of conditioning of inspired gases is altered when the patient requires an artificial airway access and an invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV). The endotracheal tube (ETT) removes the natural mechanisms ...
  • Celis-Morales, Carlos; Salas, Carlos; Alduhishy, Anas; Sanzana, Ruth; Martinez, Maria; Leiva, Ana; Diaz, Ximena; Martinez, Cristian; Alvarez, Cristian; Leppe, Jaime; Munro, Alexandra; Siervo, Mario; Willis, Naomi (Oxford University Press, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Surveillance of physical activity (PA) is essential for the development of health promotion initiatives. The aim of the present study was to examine the prevalence of PA and sedentary behaviour with respect ...
  • Leppe, Jaime (Medwave Estudios Limitada, 2016)
    Introducción: La inactividad física se ha convertido en una pandemia, tiene asociación con una serie de enfermedades crónicas y se le atribuye un 9% de muertes prematuras en el mundo. La vigilancia epidemiológica de la ...
  • Aguilar, Nicolas; Leppe, Jaime (Taylor & Francis Online, 2017)
    A study was conducted to assess the validity of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire (GPAQ) for measuring sedentary behaviour (SB) in the Chilean adult population. About 217 adults (93/124 male/female, 43.8 ± 15.75 ...
  • Rivera, Rodrigo; Sordo, Juan; Echeverria, Daniel; Badilla, Lautaro; Pinto, Camila; Merino, Catalina (Sage Publications, 2017)
    Background Brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are complex vascular lesions. Endovascular treatment results are usually measured by calculating the volume reduction of the lesions. Nevertheless, vascular flow ...
  • Besomi, Manuela; Leppe, Jaime; Martinez, M.J.; Enriquez, M.I.; Mauri-Stecca, Manuel; Sizer, Phillip (Taylor & Francis Online, 2017)
    In the past decade, the number of urban runners has considerably increased, specially considering its health-related benefits. In Chile, running has been reported as the third most commonly used physical activity (11.9%) ...
  • Leppe, Jaime; Benitez, Angel; Campos, Alex; Villaroel, Raul (Sociedad Chilena de Enfermedades Respiratorias, 2017)
    The Chilean National Health Survey 2009-10, evidences that 88.6% of the general population does not engage in sports or physical activity in their free time, and this behavior increases with age, low educational levels, ...
  • Besomi, Manuela; Leppe, Jaime; Mauri-Stecca, Manuel; Sizer, Phillip (American College of Sports Medicine, 2017)
    PURPOSE: Identifying different runner profiles may improve running-related injuries (RRIs) prevention, education, and management. The aim of this study was to determine Chilean runner’s profiles according to socio-demographic ...
  • Pérez, Pablo; Undurraga, Felipe; Santolaya, Raimundo; Berrios, Raul; Rivera, Francisco (Oxford University Press, 2017)
    Post-traumatic pulmonary hernia can occur immediately after thoracic trauma or it may also appear months or even years after the onset. We report a case of a seventeen year-old male patient with thoracic blunt trauma ...
  • Wise, Stephanie; Diaz, Christian; Termote, Karolien; Dubord, Paul; McCarthy, Martin; Yeung, Sonia (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016)
    Purpose: To evaluate corneal cross-linking (CXL) in the treatment of keratoconus in pediatric patients. Specifically, this study investigates the impact of CXL on uncorrected distance visual acuity (UDVA), best-corrected ...
  • Ortiz, Catalina; Valenzuela, Romina; Lucero, Yalda (Sociedad Chilena de Pediatría, 2017)
    Gluten and other related proteins of the wheat, rye and barley, have antigenic properties that may trigger adverse reactions in susceptible individuals. Celiac disease was the first pathology with clear causal association ...
  • Feldman, Bárbara; Castro, Alejandra; Salinas, Olga; Sotomayor, Daniel (Sociedad Chilena de Otorrinolaringología, Medicina y Cirugía de Cabeza y Cuello, 2016)
    Introduction: Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a malignant neoplasm derived from stratified squamous epithelium. Today it has become more important because it is the most common oral cancer and its survival over five years ...
  • Vial, Macarena; O’Connell, John; Grosu, Horiana; Ost, David; Eapen, George; Jimenez, Carlos (American Thoracic Society, 2016)
    A 57-year-old man with new-onset hoarseness and markedly enlarged left paratracheal lymphadenopathy underwent an endobronchial ultrasound–guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) that revealed non–small cell ...
  • Lucero, Yalda; Vidal, Roberto; O'Ryan, Miguel (Elsevier, 2017)
    Noroviruses (NoVs) are one of the leading causes of acute gastroenteritis, including both outbreaks and endemic infections. The development of preventive strategies, including vaccines, for the most susceptible groups ...
  • Whittle, Carolina; Retamal, Andres; Kramer, Daniela; Silva, Claudio (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
    Periorbital dermoid cysts occur mainly in children. Sonography is useful for the noninvasive, nonionizing evaluation of soft tissue lesions in infants and children without requiring sedation or anesthesia. We report the ...
  • Alam, Pakeeza; Guzman, Rodrigo; Kamisan, Ixora; Robledo, Kristy; Dietz, Hans (John Wiley & Sons, 2017)
    OBJECTIVE: To examine the relationship of visual analog scale (VAS) 'bother' scores for obstructed defecation (OD) with demographic data, physical examination and sonographic findings of the posterior compartment. ME ...
  • González, Hernán; Martínez, José; Vargas, Sergio; Solar, Antonieta; Veliz, Loreto; Cruz, Francisco; Arias, Tatiana; Loyola, Soledad; Horvath, Eleonora; Tala, Hernán; Traipe, Eufrosina; Meneses, Manuel; Marín, Luis; Wohllk, Nelson; Diaz, René; Véliz, Jesús; Pineda, Pedro; Arroyo, Patricia; Mena, Natalia; Bracamonte, Milagros; Miranda, Giovanna; Bruce, Elsa; Urra, Soledad (American Thyroid Association, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: In most of the world, diagnostic surgery remains the most frequent approach for indeterminate thyroid cytology. Although several molecular tests are available for testing in centralized commercial laboratories ...
  • Ortiz, Cristian; Wagner, Emilio (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
    One of the most frequent problems encountered in foot and ankle are hallux valgus and lesser toes deformities. One of the complications after hallux valgus treatment is a iatrogenic hallux varus. This deformity can be ...

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