Federico Gandolfo

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PURPOSE To compare the short-term effects of timolol 0.5%, brimonidine 0.2%, dorzolamide 2%, and latanoprost 0.005% on intraocular pressure (IOP), blood pressure (BP), and diastolic ocular perfusion pressure (DOPP), calculated as the difference between the diastolic blood pressure (DBP) and IOP. METHODS According to a 4 x 4 Latin squares design for(More)
Triamcinolone acetonide (TA) is one of the first pharmacologic compounds evaluated for the treatment of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The most important effects of TA consist in the stabilisation of the blood-retinal barrier and the down-regulation of inflammation. TA also has anti-angiogenic and(More)
Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR) is a genetic disease affecting the vascularization of the peripheral retina. The clinical manifestations are very heterogeneous, ranging from mildly affected patients, who could present no visual defects, to severe conditions which can also cause complete blindness at birth or in the first decade. FEVR can be(More)
Cancer of the appendix was found in a 69-year-old female patient affected by long-standing ulcerative colitis (UC). On histological examination the cancer was a typical cystadenocarcinoma of the appendix. The appendiceal mucosa not invaded by the neoplastic process was normal. Histological examination of the colorectal mucosa did not show dysplasia or(More)
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