Fernando Ganem

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A series comprising 12 patients who had intraarterial local fibrinolysis in the carotid territory is reported. A classification is proposed that divides the different types of occlusions into three groups on the basis of angiographic location. Group 1 (two cases) comprises occlusion of the extra- and/or intracranial carotid artery with patency of the circle(More)
BACKGROUND It is well known that the occurrence of bleeding increases in-hospital mortality in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS), and there is a good correlation between bleeding risk scores and bleeding incidence. However, the role of bleeding risk score as mortality predictor is poorly studied. OBJECTIVE The main purpose of this paper was to(More)
OBJECTIVES B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and inflammatory markers are implicated in the pathophysiology of both ischemic cardiomyopathy and complications after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). The purpose of this study was to assess preoperative and postoperative levels of BNP, interleukin-6 (IL-6), interleukin-8 (IL-8), P-selectin,(More)
Meningiomas of the third ventricle are rare intracranial neoplasms. We reported such a case in a 42 years old man without clinical evidence of increased intracranial pressure. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated the tumour sitting in the superior and anterior part of the third ventricle, bulging into the lateral(More)
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