Alessandro Geraci

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Thirty-three patients with disorders of sinus node function treated with permanent endocardial pacemakers were evaluated. Study of the underlying heart rate and rhythm was accomplished by external inhibition of pacemakers. The development of stable atrial fibrillation was documented in 7 out of 29 patients studied and effectively terminated the syndrome(More)
High energy trauma is often responsible for acute bleeding. Long bone and pelvis fractures are correlated with increased blood loss. Hypovolaemia could become a life threatening complication especially in elderly patients because of the reduced physiological response. Furthermore it could compromise the course of associated morbidities. Haemorrage is also(More)
BACKGROUND Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract. The major types of IBD are Lesniowski-Crohn's disease (L-CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) sometimes presents with arthritic manifestations. The peripheral arthritis is a problem for the orthopaedist and the(More)
Spontaneous changes of P-wave polarity without change in heart rate were noted on the resting electrocardiogram of a patient admitted because of chest pain. Intracardiac and His bundle electrograms were compatible with a sequence of activation from high to low right atrium with both positive and negative P waves in lead aVR. The decrease in the P-His(More)