Francesca Delfino

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OBJECTIVE To assess whether oral administration of 100 mg of nimesulide reduces pain during or after a hysterosalpingography (HSG) performed with disposable balloon catheters. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study. SETTING Reproductive Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Genoa. PATIENT(S) Four hundred and(More)
To evaluate the influence of autonomic function on the QT interval and QT dispersion, 18 patients (10 males and 8 females; mean age 61±9 years) with multiple system atrophy (MSA, Shy-Drager syndrome) were studied. Cardiovascular tests were performed to assess the degree of autonomic dysfunction. The QT interval, corrected QT (QTc), QT dispersion (QTd),(More)
We examined 102 pregnancies in 59 diabetic women by Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Sassari University from 1974 to 1983, we evaluated pregnancy and labor proceeding, perinative morbidity and mortality. Our issues show a perinative mortality high yet (14.8%), not always comparable to severity of maternal diabetes, that's mainly due to(More)
Hypertensive therapy based on diuretics is time-honored. Thiazides represent the most commonly used class of diuretics for uncomplicated hypertension because of economic motivations, their tolerance and efficacy both as monotherapy and in combined treatment with other agents. Clinical studies using diuretics and beta-blockers reported that thiazide(More)
This work describes some placental alterations found in a partial form of DiGeorge sequence, namely, hypoplasia of a cord artery with internal calcification of an extensive endoluminal thrombosis, and widespread calcification of microthrombi in the arteries of the second and third order villous branches. Hypoplasia of a cord artery is a relatively rare(More)
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