Claudio Manfredi

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the temporal relationship between cerebral and autonomic activities before and during periodic limb movements in NREM and REM sleep (PLMS). METHODS Patterns of EEG, cardiac and muscle activities associated with PLMS were drawn from polysomnographic recordings of 14 outpatients selected for the presence of PLMS both in NREM and REM(More)
Cerebral air embolism is a rare but known complication resulting from intracardiac instrumentation. Although reports of atrioesopha-geal (AE) fistulas have been documented in clinical journals 1 and the cardiothoracic radiology literature, 2 there has been little focus on the neurologic manifestations and imaging findings of this entity. We report the case(More)
The normal growth pattern of female C57BL/6J mice, from 5 to 30 weeks of age, has been investigated in a longitudinal study. Weight, body surface area (BS), and body mass index (BMI) were evaluated in forty mice. Lean mass and fat mass, bone mineral content (BMC), and bone mineral density (BMD) were monitored by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA).(More)
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