Audrey Scarlatti

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PURPOSE Pathophysiology of cardiac arrest corresponds to an ischemia-reperfusion syndrome with deep impairment of microcirculation. Muscular tissue oxygen saturation (StO2) is a noninvasive method of evaluation of microcirculation. Our study was aimed at assessing the prognosis value of muscular StO2 in patients admitted for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest(More)
We describe 10 neuropathologically verified patients with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease who died in Argentina between 1980 and 1987. Two of the ten cases were Chilean by birth. Another case visited Chile several times. Two cases (one Argentinian and one Chilean) regularly consumed sheep brain. Ages ranged from 42 to 63 years and the male to female ratio was(More)
In order to correlate the influence of cerebrovascular disorders with the appearance of parkinsonism, 115 patients aged between 32 and 84 years (mean = 65) with transient ischemic attacks were followed up for one year. They were treated with platelet antiaggregant drugs. None of them received neuroleptics, calcium antagonists or other drugs known to induce(More)
For decades Parkinson's disease has been considered to be limited to disturbed motor functions and its association with a cognitive deterioration is very recent. The frequency of cognitive decline varies according to the authors between 3% and 93% depending on the different criteria of evaluation. Owing to the discrepancy among the previous studies our(More)
INTRODUCTION The interest of tight glucose control in ICU is still debated. In France, no data are available regarding this therapy and the implementation of its guidelines. STUDY DESIGN Sub-study of a one-day audit performed between January and May 2009. PATIENTS AND METHODS During a one-day audit performed in 66 ICUs, trained residents collected data(More)
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