Giovanni D'Alfonso

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BACKGROUND The goal of therapy in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is the complete and timely restoration of coronary blood flow. Platelets have a pivotal role in the pathophysiology of AMI. The study was aimed at evaluating the safety and efficacy of the combination of 50 mg alteplase plus tirofiban vs 100 mg alteplase in AMI patients. METHODS One(More)
BACKGROUND Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) is an effective treatment for acute respiratory failure in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. We assessed the efficacy and safety of this therapy in acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema (ACPE). METHODS In addition to routine therapy consisting of oxygen, nitrates and diuretics,(More)
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