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CONTEXT Obesity in midlife is a risk factor for dementia, but it is unknown if caloric restriction-induced weight loss could prevent cognitive decline and therefore dementia in elderly patients with cognitive impairment. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the cognitive effect of intentional weight loss in obese elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI),(More)
CONTEXT The mechanisms by which obesity alters the cerebral function and the effect of weight loss on the brain have not been completely clarified. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to assess the effect of bariatric surgery on the cognitive function and cerebral metabolism. DESIGN Seventeen obese women were studied prior to and 24 weeks after(More)
OBJECTIVE Clinical and surgical outcome of patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) due to ruptured aneurysm were assessed in comparison to pre-operative data and risk factors such as previous medical history, clinical presenting condition, CT findings and site of bleeding. METHODS We evaluated 100 consecutive patients with aneurysmal SAH. Gender,(More)
Stroke following intraoral trauma is a rare complication of a common childhood injury. In the literature these complications have been well documented, however this condition is still infrequent. In order to alert the physicians about this possible injury we report our experience with one case. Computer tomography and magnetic resonance imaging evidenced(More)
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