Daniela Fratti

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AIM To evaluate the relative contribution of blood pressure, non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus and ageing on arteriolar structural changes in essential hypertension and diabetes mellitus. POPULATION AND METHODS One hundred subjects, 25 with hypertension (A), 25 with hypertension and diabetes (B), 25 with diabetes (C) and 25 healthy subjects (D).(More)
We present the case of an 87-year-old woman with history of hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, ischemic heart diseases, urinary tract infections, and cerebrovascular disease who experienced a transient clinical picture characterized by confusion, lethargy, and acute renal dysfunction in the course of urinary tract infection with Escherichia coli(More)
The genesis of the fourth heart sound (S4) is commonly related to the rapid set in vibration of the left ventricular walls, resulting from the rapid inflow of the blood due to the atrial contraction (Nishimura et al., 1989). S4 can be recorded in normal young subjects as an expression of physiologic atrial dynamics but it is more common in pathologic(More)
Modifications in the neurogenic control are important in cardiovascular adaptation to physical training. To examine the influence of such variations on arterial blood pressure, heart rate and limb blood flow the Authors have studied the reaction to cardiovascular stress tests of soccer players and sedentary controls. No difference was found in the blood(More)