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    • Presence of Tissue Transglutaminase IgA Antibody as a Celiac Disease Marker in a Sample of Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. 

      Zamot, Alberto L.; Torres, Esther A.; González, Henry; Marcial, Manuel A. (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
      Recent medical literature agrees that celiac disease (CD) is much more prevalent in western civilization than it was thought to be in the past. Given the potential complications and consequences of untreated CD, screening ...
    • Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in a Native Puerto Rican Patient. 

      Del Pilar-Morales, Esteban A.; Cali, Ignazio; Chapas, Javier; Bertrán-Pasarell, Jorge; Puoti, Gianfranco; Gambetti, Pierluigi; Nobo, Ulises (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
      The diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is often a challenge for most physicians given its extremely low incidence and different clinico-pathological presentations. We report the case of a 56-year old patient ...
    • Usefulness of the Culturally adapted Oxygen-cost Diagram in the Assessment of Dyspnea in Puerto Rico. 

      De Jesús-Berrios, Yohana; Santos-Rodríguez, Ruth A.; Dexter, Donald; Nieves-Plaza, Mariely; Nazario, Cruz M. (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
      Objective: Breathlessness is a common and disabling symptom of pulmonary disease. Measuring its severity is recommended as such measurements can be helpful in both clinical and research settings. The oxygen-cost diagram ...