Alessandro Tiezzi

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Corneal dystrophies are a heterogeneous group of bilateral, inherited, rare diseases characterized by slowly progressive corneal opacities, that lead to visual impairment. Most of them have an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance with variable expressivity, but new mutations have been described. Many corneal dystrophies have been genetically(More)
OBJECTIVE Surgery for extracranial carotid artery disease has been challenged by carotid angioplasty stenting because the latter is less invasive and avoids surgical trauma. In fact, the magnitude of the perioperative stress response evoked by carotid endarterectomy (CEA) has never been evaluated. Our aim was to determine the degree of surgical trauma(More)
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