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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Bilateral globus pallidus deep brain stimulation (GPi-DBS) represents an effective and relatively safe therapy for different forms of refractory dystonia. The aim of this study was to assess, retrospectively, the effect of two different stimulation settings during GPi-DBS in 22 patients affected by primary generalized or(More)
AIM Our objective is to describe a case of hypothermic politrauma management in our country. MATERIAL OF STUDY We report the case of a 29-year-old male who was a beating victim and fell off from 4 meters, and was afterwards found after an unknown time interval. The patient came to our DEA in cardiac arrest and underwent to a aggressive and prolonged(More)
Calcium antagonists impede the entry of calcium into myocytes and inhibit myocardial contraction. Calcium antagonists differ in their relative negative inotropic potency and can provoke baroreceptor stimulation that modulates left ventricular (LV) performance. Calcium antagonists are uniformly well tolerated in patients with normal LV function. Use of these(More)
The paper describes a case of primary hyperaldosteronism using typical postural tests for hyperplasia and negative CAT, elements which in the majority of cases allow an adrenal gland hyperplasia to be confirmed, but which should not overlook the rare but documented possibility of a small adenoma not visible with CAT, responding to angiotensin II and which(More)
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