Giuseppe Billè

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In 68 newly diagnosed patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) whose treatment included cyclosporin (CyA) the prevalence and mean titre of islet cell cytoplasmic antibodies (ICA) fell faster than they did in the 56 who received only insulin. However, in the CyA-treated patients the prevalence or titre of ICA at diagnosis did not correlate(More)
BACKGROUND The study was aimed to determine the measurement accuracy of The CDI™ blood parameter monitoring system 500 (Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation, Ann Arbor MI) in the real-time continuous measurement of arterial blood gases under different cardiocirculatory stress conditions METHODS Inotropic stimulation (Dobutamine 2.5 and 5 μg/kg/min),(More)
AIMS This study was aimed at exploring the predictive value of Doppler-Derived Mitral Deceleration Time (DT) on left ventricular reverse remodelling (LVRR) in patients with chronic ischaemic mitral regurgitation (CIMR) undergoing combined undersized mitral annuloplasty (UMRA) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). METHODS AND RESULTS Two hundred and(More)
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