Francesco Diurno

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PURPOSE To describe the intraoperative management of choroidal effusion (CE) or suprachoroidal hemorrhage (SCH) during cataract surgery with the phacoemulsification technique. METHODS The study is a retrospective interventional study through which we describe the intraoperative management adopted in 6 cases of CE or SCH during cataract surgery. The study(More)
Sir: ARDS occurs in Europe with a current incidence of about 3.5±4.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants [1]. Patients with ARDS and additional sepsis have a mortality between 77 and 90%. The abdomen has been described as one possible focus [2]. Bell [3] described the role of abdominal CTscanning in the detection of possible foci. Nevertheless reliable data are(More)
The standard tracheostomy technique, described in 1909 by Jackson, has been increasingly used in intensive care units. Since 1957, several different types of percutaneous tracheostomy techniques have been described and performed with the support of bronchoscopic transillumination. The authors present the case of a respiratory failure due to obstruction of(More)
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