Evelyn Hurni

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GABAA receptors are the major inhibitory neurotransmitter receptors in the brain. Benzodiazepine exert their action via a high affinity-binding site at the α/γ subunit interface on some of these receptors. Diazepam has sedative, hypnotic, anxiolytic, muscle relaxant, and anticonvulsant effects. It acts by potentiating the current evoked by the agonist GABA.(More)
We report the case of a 72-year old woman with known metastatic breast cancer who presented to the emergency department with progressive dyspnea on exertion and chest pain. The diagnosis of pulmonary embolism could be established by pulmonary scintigraphy after computed tomography and ultrasound of the lower extremities had been negative in spite of a(More)
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