Alessandro Mele

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OBJECTIVE Tricuspid valve repair has been recently advocated in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery who have mild to moderate secondary tricuspid regurgitation. However, the incidence of heart conduction disorders after combined mitral valve and tricuspid valve interventions has not been evaluated. We sought to analyze the incidence of permanent(More)
PURPOSE To report a case of massive spontaneous choroidal hemorrhage in a patient with chronic renal failure and coronary artery disease treated with clopidogrel bisulfate (Plavix). METHODS Case report. RESULTS A 75-year-old man presented with pain and loss of vision in the left eye for 1 week. His medical history was remarkable for systemic(More)
UNLABELLED The presence of ventricular complex cardiac arrhythmias in coronary patients, both at rest or during physical exercise, is considered a risk factor for future coronary events or sudden death during long time follow up. The meaning of ventricular complex arrhythmias (VCA) in patients with normal ventricular function and without myocardium ischemia(More)
PURPOSE OF INVESTIGATION To compare methods, epidemiological features, and legislations of first trimester termination of pregnancy in two European Union University Hospital: Szeged, Hungary, (UHS) and Rome, Italy (UHR). MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 195 women in UHS and 197 women in UHR undergoing a termination of pregnancy, The method used in(More)
The authors discuss the various medicolegal aspects concerning the management of pregnancy in women with AIDS. They report the most recent data on the epidemiology and perinatal transmission of the disease. The effects of pregnancy on the evolution of disease as well as the effects of the disease on the evolution of pregnancy are discussed. A distinction is(More)