One case of traumatic posterior fossa subdural hematoma (PFSH) is described. This location represent 1% of the subdural hematomas. Computerized Tomography (CT) was used in the diagnosis and follow-up of the hematoma. The etiology and physiopathology of this process are discussed.
AIMS Catheter-tissue contact is critical for effective lesion creation in radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA). In a multicentre prospective study, we assessed the effect of direct contact force (CF) measurement on acute procedural parameters during RFCA of atrial fibrillation (AF). METHODS AND RESULTS A new open-irrigated tip catheter with CF sensing… (More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate if HDL cholesterol (HDL-c) could be a biomarker of the degree of severity according to prognostic prediction scores in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) or the development of clinical complications such as pleural effusion. METHODS We included in a retrospective study 107 patients admitted to the hospital that fulfilled… (More)
A patient with a complete fracture-dislocation of C-2 on C-3 without dysfunction of the spinal cord is presented. The patient was treated conservatively, and immobilization resulted in good alignment of the cervical spine and solid healing of the fracture.