Cesar Casimiro

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OBJECTIVE To analyse the safety and efficacy of replacing the protease inhibitor (PI) by nevirapine (NVP) in subjects experiencing a long-term control of virus replication under a triple PI-containing antiretroviral combination. DESIGN Prospective evaluation of 138 HIV-positive subjects with plasma viral load below 50 HIV-RNA copies/ml for the last 6(More)
This study was undertaken to assess the bioequivalence between a new formulation of propofol 2% and the commercially available product Diprivan. Secondary objectives were to compare the times to onset of and emergence from hypnosis, the hemodynamic effects, and the safety profiles. Twelve healthy male volunteers were included in a randomized crossover(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Although cerebrovascular disorders are the main cause of epilepsia partialis continua (EPC) in adulthood, the frequency of EPC after stroke is unknown. The aim was to prospectively ascertain its frequency 1 year after an ischaemic stroke. METHODS This was a prospective study of consecutive acute anterior circulation ischaemic stroke(More)
BACKGROUND An elevation in the risk of cardiovascular (CV) events and blood pressure (BP) levels in patients treated with COX-2 inhibitors compared to non selective NSAID has been shown previously. OBJECTIVES To compare the effects of NSAID (COX-2 inhibitors and non-selective) on BP levels and control of HT. To determine the association between NSAID use(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Intravenous alteplase (rtPA) may be associated with seizures and epileptic activity in the electroencephalogram (EEG). The aim of this work was to compare the frequency of seizures and EEG abnormalities between stroke patients treated and not treated with rtPA. METHODS This was a prospective study of consecutive acute anterior(More)
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