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Long-term effects of pegvisomant on comorbidities in patients with acromegaly: a retrospective single-center study
Context The effect of pegvisomant on IGF1 levels in patients with acromegaly is well documented, but little is known of its long-term impact on comorbidity. Aim The aim of this retrospective studyExpand
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A good preoperative response to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation predicts a better therapeutic effect of implanted occipital nerve stimulation in pharmacologically intractable headaches
Occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) is a surgical approach to treat patients with medically intractable chronic headache disorders. However, no preoperative test has been yet validated to allowExpand
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Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in Refractory Neuropathic Low Back
Introduction: Spinal cord stimulation is now a treatment of pain in refractory failed back surgery syndrome. The effect on radiculalgias is quite good but often unsatisfying to treat completely lowExpand
Risk Factors Associated with In-Hospital Mortality for Patients with Acute Abdomen After Cardiac Surgery
Objectives Management of acute abdomen (AA) differs due to the heterogeneity of underlying pathophysiology. Complications of AA and its overall outcome after cardiac surgery are known to beExpand
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in Refractory Neuropathic Low Back Pain
Introduction: Spinal cord stimulation is now a treatment of pain in refractory failed back surgery syndrome. The effect on radiculalgias is quite good but often unsatisfying to treat completely lowExpand