Mario H Vargas

Summary

Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Physiopathology of asthma]
    Mario Humberto Vargas Becerra
    Departamento de Investigacion en Hiperreactividad Bronquial, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias Ismael Cosio Villegas, y Unidad de Investigación Medica en Enfermedades Respiratorias, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico, DF
    Rev Alerg Mex 56:S24-8. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint [Inverse association between asthma and neural tube defects: a binational ecological study]
    Mario H Vargas
    Departamento de Investigacion en Hiperreactividad Bronquial, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, 14080, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 54:418-24. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Circadian variability of pulse oximetry in healthy children under the age of 7
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Respiratorias, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Arch Bronconeumol 48:202-6. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Day-night fluctuation of pulse oximetry: an exploratory study in pediatric inpatients
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Respiratorias, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico
    Rev Invest Clin 60:303-10. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of asthma]
    Mario Humberto Vargas Becerra
    Departamento de Investigacion en Hiperreactividad Bronquial, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias Ismael Cosio Villegas y Unidad de Investigación Medica en Enfermedades Respiratorias, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico, DF
    Rev Alerg Mex 56:S3-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Underestimation of the peak flow variability in asthmatic children: evaluation of a new formula
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigacion Medica en Epidemiologia Clinica, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico
    Pediatr Pulmonol 39:325-31. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of altitude on the frequency of pulmonary tuberculosis
    M H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigacion Medica en Epidemiologia Clinica, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:1321-4. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint [Airway resistance and urinary LTE4 in children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Preliminary report]
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Respiratorias y Departamento de Neumología, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, DF Mexico
    Rev Invest Clin 62:15-22. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends of asthma in Mexico: an 11-year analysis in a nationwide institution
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigacion Medica en Epidemiologia Clinica, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Chest 125:1993-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Ecological association between scarlet fever and asthma
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigacion Medica en Epidemiologia Clinica, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Avenida Cuauhtemoc 330, CP 06720, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Respir Med 100:363-6. 2006

Collaborators

  • Moises Selman
  • Luis M Montaño
  • María E Y Furuya
  • Carlos Perez-Guzman
  • Blanca Bazán-Perkins
  • Francisco Franco-Marina
  • Justino Regalado-Pineda
  • Jesús Arias-Gómez
  • José R Pérez-Padilla
  • Jesús Arturo Zavala Arenas
  • Luis Torre-Bouscoulet
  • Carlos Barajas-Lopez
  • Patricia Campos-Bedolla
  • Jaime Chavez
  • Mario Humberto Vargas Becerra
  • José Luis Arreola-Ramírez
  • Edgar Flores-Soto
  • Patricia Segura
  • Blanca E Martínez-Martínez
  • Carina Feria-Kaiser
  • Elizabeth Hernández-Alvídrez
  • Laura G Gochicoa
  • Cecilia García-Sancho
  • Rogelio Perez-Padilla
  • Ivette Buendía-Roldán
  • Ma Rosario Fernández-Plata
  • Ma Cecilia García-Sancho Figueroa
  • Nicandro Mendoza-Patiño
  • Eduardo Calixto
  • Alejandra Figueroa
  • Héctor González-Cabello
  • Alma Rosa Ortíz-Aguirre
  • Jorge L Ramírez-Figueroa
  • Margarita Fernández-Vega
  • José L Arreola
  • Alba Cabrera
  • Patricia Segura-Medina
  • Guadalupe Córdoba
  • Martín Becerril-Ángeles
  • Irma Martínez-Muñiz
  • Bernardo C Muñoz-Cedillo
  • Gabriel Manjarrez-Gutierrez
  • Jesús Alquicira
  • Georgina Alba-Reyes
  • Julio Gutierrez
  • Rosalinda Flores-Salgado
  • Guillermo Zúñiga-Vázquez
  • Raquel Canto
  • Laura P Thomé-Ortiz
  • Filiberto Martínez-Ramírez
  • Martha E Ruiz-García
  • James E Loyd
  • Carmen Navarro
  • José E Cruz-Valderrama
  • Guillermo Carrillo
  • Verónica Carbajal
  • José Luis Arreola
  • Juan Garduño
  • José Luis Hernández-Santiago
  • Ana Maria Puebla
  • Jorge González-Ayala
  • Jorge Salas-Hernández
  • Xavier Lozoya
  • David H Ramírez-San Juan
  • Rocio Chapela-Mendoza
  • Hugo Tudón
  • Laura G Gochicoa-Rangel
  • Abigail Aguilar
  • Catarina Munguía
  • Bettina Sommer
  • Verónica Carvajal
  • Gabriel Escobedo
  • Luis Gerardo Ochoa
  • Favio G Rico-Mendez
  • Guillermo Ashley-Sosa

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint [Physiopathology of asthma]
    Mario Humberto Vargas Becerra
    Departamento de Investigacion en Hiperreactividad Bronquial, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias Ismael Cosio Villegas, y Unidad de Investigación Medica en Enfermedades Respiratorias, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico, DF
    Rev Alerg Mex 56:S24-8. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint [Inverse association between asthma and neural tube defects: a binational ecological study]
    Mario H Vargas
    Departamento de Investigacion en Hiperreactividad Bronquial, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, 14080, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 54:418-24. 2012
    ..In this work a possible ecological association between NTD and asthma was explored...
  3. doi request reprint Circadian variability of pulse oximetry in healthy children under the age of 7
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Respiratorias, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Arch Bronconeumol 48:202-6. 2012
    ..Recently, we reported that children hospitalized due to non-cardiopulmonary causes had a circadian variation in SpO(2). This finding needed to be corroborated in healthy children, which is the objective of the present study...
  4. ncbi request reprint Day-night fluctuation of pulse oximetry: an exploratory study in pediatric inpatients
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Respiratorias, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico
    Rev Invest Clin 60:303-10. 2008
    ..However, it is unclear if SpO2 values are constant throughout the 24 hours of the day or have periodic fluctuations. In the present study we evaluated if progressive day-night variations of SpO, values occur in children...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of asthma]
    Mario Humberto Vargas Becerra
    Departamento de Investigacion en Hiperreactividad Bronquial, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias Ismael Cosio Villegas y Unidad de Investigación Medica en Enfermedades Respiratorias, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico, DF
    Rev Alerg Mex 56:S3-9. 2009
    ..During childhood, asthma frequency is higher in males, but after adolescence becomes more common among women. In Mexico, asthma mortality has been gradually declining since more than 15 years ago...
  6. ncbi request reprint Underestimation of the peak flow variability in asthmatic children: evaluation of a new formula
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigacion Medica en Epidemiologia Clinica, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico
    Pediatr Pulmonol 39:325-31. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of altitude on the frequency of pulmonary tuberculosis
    M H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigacion Medica en Epidemiologia Clinica, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:1321-4. 2004
    ..Pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) incidence greatly varies around the world, a phenomenon usually attributed to socio-economic factors or health service availability. A recent study, however, indicated that PTB was inversely related to altitude...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Airway resistance and urinary LTE4 in children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Preliminary report]
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Respiratorias y Departamento de Neumología, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, DF Mexico
    Rev Invest Clin 62:15-22. 2010
    ..To assess airway resistance values and urinary leukotriene E4 (LTE4) concentrations before and after salbutamol inhalation in children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends of asthma in Mexico: an 11-year analysis in a nationwide institution
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigacion Medica en Epidemiologia Clinica, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Chest 125:1993-7. 2004
    ..Asthma prevalence is increasing in many countries. Some recent articles, however, claim that this tendency is ending. Our aim was to investigate asthma trends in Mexico...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ecological association between scarlet fever and asthma
    Mario H Vargas
    Unidad de Investigacion Medica en Epidemiologia Clinica, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Avenida Cuauhtemoc 330, CP 06720, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Respir Med 100:363-6. 2006
    ..47, P=0.007). These results suggest that Streptococcus pyogenes, the causative agent of scarlet fever, might be one of the major protagonists of the hygiene hypothesis, a possibility deserving of further investigation...
  11. doi request reprint Airway smooth muscle relaxation induced by 5-HT(2A) receptors: role of Na(+)/K(+)-ATPase pump and Ca(2+)-activated K(+) channels
    Patricia Campos-Bedolla
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Neurológicas, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Life Sci 83:438-46. 2008
    ..This study explored potential mechanisms involved in the relaxation induced by 5-HT...
  12. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical effect of salbutamol in a model of acute organophosphates intoxication in guinea pigs: role of substance P release
    Jaime Chavez
    Departamento de Investigacion en Hiperreactividad Bronquial, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 292:L915-23. 2007
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Non-quantal release of acetylcholine in guinea-pig airways: role of choline transporter
    Jaime Chavez
    Departamento de Investigacion en Hiperreactividad Bronquial, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Exp Physiol 96:460-7. 2011
    ..We concluded that a Ca(2+)-dependent NQR of ACh is present in cholinergic nerves from guinea-pig airways, and that ChT is involved in this phenomenon...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alpha-methyl-5-HT, a 5-HT2 receptor agonist, stimulates beta2-adrenoceptors in guinea pig airway smooth muscle
    Patricia Campos-Bedolla
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Neurológicas, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Pharmacol Res 54:468-73. 2006
    ..This effect must be taken into account when this drug is used in airway smooth muscle and in other tissues expressing beta(2)-adrenoceptors...
  15. doi request reprint Passive smoking induces leukotriene production in children: influence of asthma
    Elizabeth Hernández-Alvídrez
    Departamento de Neumopediatría, Hospital General Gaudencio González Garza, Centro Medico Nacional La Raza, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico DF, Mexico
    J Asthma 50:347-53. 2013
    ..Passive smoking is associated with poor asthma control in children, but the mechanism is unknown. Leukotrienes are involved in the asthma pathogenesis and their synthesis is increased in adult subjects who actively smoke...
  16. doi request reprint Familial pulmonary fibrosis is the strongest risk factor for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Cecilia García-Sancho
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias Ismael Cosio Villegas, Tlalpan 4502, 14080 Mexico DF, Mexico
    Respir Med 105:1902-7. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that family history of pulmonary fibrosis is a strong risk factor for IPF. Also, we confirmed that occupational exposures, gastroesophageal reflux and former smoking increase the risk for this disease...
  17. doi request reprint Modifications of plasma 5-HT concentrations during the allergic bronchoconstriction in guinea pigs
    José Luis Arreola-Ramírez
    Departamento de Investigacion en Hiperreactividad Bronquial, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Exp Lung Res 39:269-74. 2013
    ..76, P = .03). In conclusion, our results suggested that 5-HT is actively released from lungs during the antigenic challenge and that this autacoid is involved in the generation of the airway obstruction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hypocholesterolemia: a major risk factor for developing pulmonary tuberculosis?
    Carlos Perez-Guzman
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Med Hypotheses 66:1227-30. 2006
    ..If this hypothesis proves to be true, cholesterol might be given to hypocholesterolemic subjects who are at high risk for developing pulmonary tuberculosis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of Gnaphalium conoideum HBK on guinea pig airway smooth muscle: role of L-type Ca2+ channels
    Patricia Campos-Bedolla
    Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social Av Cuauhtémoc 330, CP 06720 Mexico DF, Mexico
    J Ethnopharmacol 97:267-72. 2005
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Airway responsiveness measured by barometric plethysmography in guinea pigs
    Mario H Vargas
    Departamento de Investigacion en Hiperreactividad Bronquial, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Vet Res Commun 34:589-96. 2010
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint [Characteristics of Mexican asthmatic subjects attending an outpatient service]
    Margarita Fernández-Vega
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Departamento de Consulta Externa y Urgencias, Mexico
    Rev Invest Clin 57:513-21. 2005
    ..Despite the high prevalence of asthma in Mexico, studies describing general characteristics of these patients are scarce...
  22. pmc Type II congenital cystic pulmonary malformation in an esophageal lung
    Blanca E Martínez-Martínez
    Departamento de neumologia, Hospital de Pediatria, Cento Médico Naciona, Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Can Respir J 20:e52-4. 2013
    ..The surgical finding was an esophageal right lung, which was removed; the histopathological diagnosis was type II congenital pulmonary airway malformation in an esophageal lung...
  23. ncbi request reprint Possible role of substance P in the ischemia-reperfusion injury in the isolated rabbit lung
    José L Arreola
    Department of Asthma Research, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tlalpan 4502, CP 14080, Mexico City, DF, Mexico
    Transplantation 78:296-9. 2004
    ..These results suggest for the first time a pathogenic role of SP in the ischemia-reperfusion injury, and thus the potential usefulness of SP antagonists as additives in the lung preservation solutions should be explored...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Lipid profile in household contacts of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis]
    Carlos Perez-Guzman
    Unidad Médica de Atención Ambulatoria, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Coordinación de Investigación, Instituto de Salud del Estado de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico
    Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 46:247-52. 2008
    ..In this sense, albeit patients with pulmonary tuberculosis often have total cholesterol levels lower than the general population, it is not known if the latter have had a recent exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Clinical competence of emergency clinicians in the management of asthmatic exacerbation in children]
    Jesús Arturo Zavala Arenas
    Centro de Investigación Educativa y Formación Docente Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico, DF
    Rev Alerg Mex 55:139-47. 2008
    ..In spite of its high prevalence, asthma continues to be undertreated worldwide, and a physician's deficient knowledge seems to be the main reason...
  26. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous changes in guinea-pig respiratory pattern during barometric plethysmography: role of catecholamines and nitric oxide
    Blanca Bazán-Perkins
    Departamento de Investigacion en Hiperreactividad Bronquial, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tlalpan 4502, CP 14080, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Exp Physiol 89:623-8. 2004
    ..These spontaneous changes in P(enh) and f(R) must be taken into account during barometric plethysmography in order to avoid misinterpretation of the results...
  27. doi request reprint Diagnoses unveiled by early bronchoscopy in children with leukemia and pulmonary infiltrates
    María Elena Yuriko Furuya
    Medical Research Unit in Respiratory Diseases, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34:596-600. 2012
    ..The earlier the FOB was performed, the higher the isolation rate of causative agents. In addition, this procedure allowed the identification of noninfectious airway comorbidities. Further studies in regard to this issue are warranted...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Pleural mesothelioma in a Mexican population: clinical and radiological similarities among histopathologic patterns]
    Carlos Perez-Guzman
    Instituto de Salud del Estado de Aguascalientes, Unidad Médica de Atención Ambulatoria, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Aguascalientes, Mexico
    Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 46:561-6. 2008
    ..To describe clinical and radiological features of patients with pleural mesothelioma, according to main histological types...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of antihypoxemic maneuvers before tracheal aspiration in mechanically ventilated newborns
    Héctor González-Cabello
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico City, Mexico
    Pediatr Pulmonol 39:46-50. 2005
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Reference values for airway resistance in newborns, infants and preschoolers from a Latin American population
    Laura G Gochicoa
    Center for Evaluation of the Paediatric Asthma Patient, Centro Médico Santa Teresa, Texcoco, Mexico
    Respirology 17:667-73. 2012
    ..Moreover, these previous studies mostly included children aged 3 years and older; therefore, information regarding Rint reference values for newborns and infants is scarce...
  31. ncbi request reprint Spirometric changes in fire-eating subjects in Mexico City
    Alba Cabrera
    Departamento de neumologia, Hospital General Dr Gaudencio Gonzalez Garza, Centro Medico Nacional La Raza, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico City, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 34:276-80. 2003
    ..Fire-eating is an activity mainly carried out by inner-city poorest subjects as a way to obtain money. Scant information has been reported concerning the consequences of this activity on lung function...
  32. doi request reprint Risk factors for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in a Mexican population. A case-control study
    Ma Cecilia García-Sancho Figueroa
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias Ismael Cosio Villegas, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Respir Med 104:305-9. 2010
    ..Our results provide additional evidence of a putative relationship between DM2 and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Experimental research is necessary for thorough assessment of the pathogenic mechanisms involved in this association...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiological trends 1992-2007 in a neonatal intensive care unit]
    Carina Feria-Kaiser
    Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos Neonatales, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico, D F
    Gac Med Mex 149:5-15. 2013
    ..Thus, the objective of this study was to identify such changes in a NICU in Mexico City...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of BCG vaccination in asthmatic schoolchildren
    Mario H Vargas
    Departamento de Investigación en Asma, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tlalpan 4502, CP 14080, Mexico DF
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 15:415-20. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint A cholesterol-rich diet accelerates bacteriologic sterilization in pulmonary tuberculosis
    Carlos Perez-Guzman
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tlalpan 4502, CP 14080, Mexico City, Mexico
    Chest 127:643-51. 2005
    ..Hypocholesterolemia is common among tuberculous patients and is associated with mortality in miliary cases. Some in vitro studies have shown that cholesterol is necessary for the good functioning of macrophages and lymphocytes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Endoscopy for the initial suspicion of vascular rings in tracheoesophageal compressions: correlation with surgical findings
    María E Y Furuya
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Respiratorias, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:560-5. 2010
    ..This communication was aimed to determine to what extent endoscopic manifestations lead the clinician to suspect the presence of a VR and, moreover, to define their correlation with surgical findings...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cutoff value of lipid-laden alveolar macrophages for diagnosing aspiration in infants and children
    María E Y Furuya
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Respiratorias, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico City, Mexico
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:452-7. 2007
    ..LLAM index, with a cutoff value of >165 is a useful diagnostic test for aspiration when there is suspicion of this condition. However, due to its low specificity, it does not discriminate other causes of chronic lung disease...
  38. ncbi request reprint Foreign body removal by flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy in infants and children
    Jorge L Ramírez-Figueroa
    Departamento de Neumología Pediátrica, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico City, Mexico
    Pediatr Pulmonol 40:392-7. 2005
    ..In conclusion, flexible bronchoscopy must be taken into account as initial therapeutic method for foreign body removal in infants and children...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Inverse relationship between age and pulmonary function decline in the postoperative period of laparoscopic cholecystectomy]
    Alma Rosa Ortíz-Aguirre
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital General Regional No 72
    Rev Invest Clin 57:420-4. 2005
    ..Abnormal lung mechanics with diminution of pulmonary volumes and airflows is an adverse effect occurring during the immediate postoperative period of the upper-abdomen surgery...