Chiara Bruno

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PURPOSE We evaluated the role of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in the diagnosis of corpus callosum agenesis - isolated or associated with other anomalies - in fetuses with mild cerebral ventriculomegaly, as depicted at prenatal sonography. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between January 2005 and March 2007, 33 fetuses with a mean gestational age of 28.9 weeks(More)
Concerning intravenous thrombolysis, only inconclusive data are available for patients older than 90. We retrospectively evaluated 11 such patients whom we treated with thrombolysis from June 2007 through April 2012, comparing them to 41 patients of the same age whom we treated conventionally in the same period. Baseline clinical data were superimposable,(More)
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia in adult and old people and represents a risk factor for stroke. Correct AF individuation bears strong relevance in primary and secondary stroke prevention. Our goal was to evaluate the reliability of a low-cost, non-invasive technology in detecting AF in acute stroke patients. AFib model(More)
Objective To investigate the differences in the therapeutic approach to juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) between pediatric rheumatology centers in Europe (EU) and Latin America (LA). Methods 490 patients with JDM and disease duration > 2 years seen in 27 centers in EU (Italy, UK) and LA (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico) after 1980 were enrolled in a multinational,(More)
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