Andrea D'Adda

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The clinical role of insulin-antibody formation, with reference to the monocomponent insulin treatment (MC), is discussed in a series of diabetological conditions. On the basis of a five-year-experience, personal results with a MC Lente treatment are presented in 32 cases of juvenile diabetes subdivided as follows: 3 cases with insulin allergy, 5 cases with(More)
After a review concerning the present knowledge on the hypothalamic peptide releasing hormones, the response of TSH to intravenous administration of TRH in man (Thyreotrophin Releasing Hormone Stimulation Test) is discussed, with regard to clinical endocrinology. Personal investigations with the TRH test were carried out in 3 groups of conditions correlated(More)
On the basis of personal experience concerning 2020 consecutive determinations, the radioimmunoelectrophoretic method of Christiansen for 125I-Insulin-Binding to IgG (= IB, significant limits = mU/ml) has been proved as a reliable tool for the evaluation of insulin antibody titer in clinical diabetology. After a critical review of the recent literature(More)
A simplified classification for clinical pratical purposes of the diabetic foot necrotic lesions is proposed. Two types are considered both possibly with infection: 1. The angiopathic foot, as a manifestation of the diabetic macro- and microangiopathy. 2. The angioneuropathic foot, as an association of the preminent diabetic neuropathy with diabetic(More)
Nodal mediastinal staging is a crucial part of the diagnostic workup of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) for planning optimal treatment. Transesophageal endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) and real-time endobronchial ultrasounds transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) are accurate, minimally invasive and safe(More)
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