Francesca Falcinelli

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INTRODUCTION Hepatitis B virus (HBV) reactivation is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with hematological malignancies who receive cytotoxic chemotherapy. We have therefore carried out a prospective observational study out to assess the incidence, prevalence, and clinical course ina cohort of these patients. METHODS HBV and HCV markers(More)
BACKGROUND The optimal management of patients with cryptogenic ischemic stroke found to have a patent foramen ovale (PFO) at diagnostic workup remains unclear. The aims of this observational multicenter study were to evaluate: (1) the risk of recurrent cerebrovascular events in patients with cryptogenic minor ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with kidney failure present endothelial dysfunction, which was shown to be partly corrected by hemodialysis. No data exist on the effects of hemodialysis on endothelial dysfunction in kidney failure patients with associated vascular risk factors. The aim of this study was to evaluate the acute effects of hemodialysis on endothelial(More)
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