A. M. Paci

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We describe a young woman with retinal arteriolar occlusions, encephalopathy, and hearing loss. At present this disorder is known as Susac's syndrome, a microangiopathy of the brain and retina whose pathogenesis is, however, unknown. The article reviews the clinical features of this rare, but not unusual, syndrome that can easily be misdiagnosed as multiple(More)
Nimodipine (BAY e 9736), a new dihydropyridine derivative, has been shown to reduce neurological deficits and mortality induced by acute cerebral ischemia in experimental studies. We investigated the effects of this calcium antagonist in patients with acute ischemic stroke through a randomized, double-blind, parallel-designed trial in which nimodipine was(More)
AIM Target of this study was to investigate outcomes after pure surgical treatment of intracranial aneurysms. METHODS Patients with intracranial supratentorial circle aneurysms were retrospectively reviewed between July 1994 and October 1998. Studied cases were admitted at the Department of Neurosurgery of S. Maria-Hospital, Terni, a Government supported(More)
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