P Volkow

Summary

Affiliation: Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi Paid donation and plasma trade: unrecognized forces that drive the AIDS epidemic in developing countries
    Patricia Volkow
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Av San Fernando 22, Mexico City, DF CP 14080, Mexico
    Int J STD AIDS 16:5-8. 2005
  2. ncbi Transfusion-associated HIV infection in Mexico related to paid blood donors; HIV epidemic
    Patricia Volkow
    Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Departamento de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Av San Fernando 22, México DF CP 14080
    Int J STD AIDS 15:337-42. 2004
  3. ncbi [Trends of hospital infections at an oncology center, 1986-1996]
    P Volkow
    Departamento de Infectologia, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 42:181-7. 2000
  4. ncbi Changing risk factors for HIV infection
    Patricia Volkow
    Departamento de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Instituto Nacional de Cancerología INCan, Mexico City, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 33:61-6. 2002
  5. ncbi Contact with hospital syringes containing body fluids. Implications for medical waste management regulation
    Patricia Volkow
    Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Avenida San Fernando 22, colonia Tlalpan, 14000 Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 45:120-2. 2003
  6. ncbi Surgical site infections at the National Cancer Institute in Mexico: a case-control study
    D Vilar Compte
    Department of Infectious Diseases and the Clinical Research Investigation Division, , Mexico, D F 14000, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 28:14-20. 2000
  7. pmc Cross-border paid plasma donation among injection drug users in two Mexico-U.S. border cities
    Patricia Volkow
    Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int J Drug Policy 20:409-12. 2009
  8. ncbi High prevalence of oncogenic human papillomavirus in the genital tract of women with human immunodeficiency virus
    P Volkow
    Division of Research, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico
    Gynecol Oncol 82:27-31. 2001
  9. ncbi Surgical site infections in breast surgery: case-control study
    Diana Vilar-Compte
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Avenida San Fernando 22, Col Seccion 16, Tlalpan, 14080 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    World J Surg 28:242-6. 2004
  10. ncbi [Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak, in the area of surgical wound ambulatory care, in postmastectomy patients]
    Diana Vilar-Compte
    Departamento de Infectologia, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Avenida San Fernando 22, Colonia Sección XVI Tlalpan, 14080 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 45:371-8. 2003

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Publications17

  1. ncbi Paid donation and plasma trade: unrecognized forces that drive the AIDS epidemic in developing countries
    Patricia Volkow
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Av San Fernando 22, Mexico City, DF CP 14080, Mexico
    Int J STD AIDS 16:5-8. 2005
    ..This happened in Mexico in the 1980s and more recently in China. This route of HIV transmission can be efficiently prevented through a global safe blood programme and there is an urgent need to combat the epidemic...
  2. ncbi Transfusion-associated HIV infection in Mexico related to paid blood donors; HIV epidemic
    Patricia Volkow
    Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Departamento de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Av San Fernando 22, México DF CP 14080
    Int J STD AIDS 15:337-42. 2004
    ..TAHI patients in Mexico developed AIDS in a shorter time than that described for other populations...
  3. ncbi [Trends of hospital infections at an oncology center, 1986-1996]
    P Volkow
    Departamento de Infectologia, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 42:181-7. 2000
    ..To describe the results of ten years of nosocomial infection (NI) surveillance in an oncology center...
  4. ncbi Changing risk factors for HIV infection
    Patricia Volkow
    Departamento de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Instituto Nacional de Cancerología INCan, Mexico City, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 33:61-6. 2002
    ..HIV infection in women is a growing problem in developing countries. Risk factors for HIV infection vary from country to country and may change with time...
  5. ncbi Contact with hospital syringes containing body fluids. Implications for medical waste management regulation
    Patricia Volkow
    Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Avenida San Fernando 22, colonia Tlalpan, 14000 Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 45:120-2. 2003
    ..To determine amount of syringes used in the hospital and extent of contact with blood and body fluids of these syringes...
  6. ncbi Surgical site infections at the National Cancer Institute in Mexico: a case-control study
    D Vilar Compte
    Department of Infectious Diseases and the Clinical Research Investigation Division, , Mexico, D F 14000, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 28:14-20. 2000
    ..The risk factors associated with surgical site infection are similar to those previously reported. Diabetes mellitus, obesity, and prolonged presence of a surgical drain increased the risk of infection...
  7. pmc Cross-border paid plasma donation among injection drug users in two Mexico-U.S. border cities
    Patricia Volkow
    Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int J Drug Policy 20:409-12. 2009
    ..S., mainly from paid donors. Deferral of high-risk donors such as injection drug users (IDUs) is required for paid donations. We studied circumstances surrounding paid plasma donation among IDUs in two Mexico-U.S. border cities...
  8. ncbi High prevalence of oncogenic human papillomavirus in the genital tract of women with human immunodeficiency virus
    P Volkow
    Division of Research, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico
    Gynecol Oncol 82:27-31. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: We observed a high prevalence of oncogenic HPV types in HIV-positive women. These women should be screened regularly for early diagnosis of premalignant lesions and prevention of cervical cancer...
  9. ncbi Surgical site infections in breast surgery: case-control study
    Diana Vilar-Compte
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Avenida San Fernando 22, Col Seccion 16, Tlalpan, 14080 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    World J Surg 28:242-6. 2004
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  10. ncbi [Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak, in the area of surgical wound ambulatory care, in postmastectomy patients]
    Diana Vilar-Compte
    Departamento de Infectologia, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Avenida San Fernando 22, Colonia Sección XVI Tlalpan, 14080 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 45:371-8. 2003
    ..To describe an outbreak due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in postmastectomy wounds...
  11. doi Surveillance, control, and prevention of surgical site infections in breast cancer surgery: a 5-year experience
    Diana Vilar-Compte
    Department of Infectious Diseases, National Cancer Institute, Tlalpan, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 37:674-9. 2009
    ..We analyzed variations in surgical site infections (SSIs) during 5 years of a prospective surveillance program and investigated possible contributors to SSIs in a cohort of patients who underwent surgery for breast cancer...
  12. doi Hyperglycemia as a risk factor for surgical site infections in patients undergoing mastectomy
    Diana Vilar-Compte
    Department of Infectious Diseases, National Cancer Institute, Mexico City, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 36:192-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between perioperative hyperglycemia and surgical site infections (SSIs) in patients undergoing mastectomy...
  13. ncbi Increase in catheter insertion-site infections associated to the introduction of a substandard competitive antiseptic
    Patricia Volkow
    Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Mexico City, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 34:335-7. 2006
    ..7) than required by local standards (pH 3-6.5). Use of substandard antiseptics in developing countries, because of poor quality control, is a risk for patients and results in increased health services expenses and burden of work...
  14. ncbi Surgical site infection (SSI) rates among patients who underwent mastectomy after the introduction of SSI prevention policies
    Diana Vilar-Compte
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Mexico City, Mexico
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:829-34. 2006
    ..To describe the results of an intervention program to reduce the rate of surgical site infection (SSI) in the breast tumor department of a referral teaching hospital for patients with cancer...
  15. ncbi Rapid scaling-up of access to antiretroviral therapy in Mexico: Is it better not to treat?
    Patricia Volkow
    AIDS 21:261-2. 2007
  16. ncbi Post-emergency: providing effective, sustainable, life-long care to everyone with AIDS
    Sergio Bautista-Arredondo
    Indian J Med Res 124:601-4. 2006
  17. ncbi Polyurethane II catheter as long-indwelling intravenous catheter in patients with cancer
    Patricia Volkow
    Instituto Nacional de Cancerologa, Mexico
    Am J Infect Control 31:392-6. 2003
    ..Silicone has been the standard material for indwelling devices to date. Polyurethane II exhibits properties that makes it suitable as a component of long-indwelling vascular access, with the added advantage of low cost...