Beatrice Diana

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare a cerebral oximeter with transcranial Doppler (TCD) as a neurological monitor in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy under regional anaesthesia. METHODS Forty patients were enrolled for this prospective study. We recorded every adverse neurological event after arterial clamping and(More)
BACKGROUND Polymyxin B (PMX-B) is a polycationic antibiotic, known to bind the lipid A portion of endotoxin, a cell wall component found exclusively in gram negative bacteria (GNB). An extracorporeal hemoperfusion device (TORAYMYXIN) has been developed: PMX is covalently bound on the surface of an insoluble carrier material so that the endotoxin can be(More)
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