Giuseppe Tomasi

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Adrenogenital syndrome (AGS) is the result of inborn enzymatic defects in the synthesis of steroid hormones. The production of cortisol is deficient and that of adrenocorticotropic hormone is increased. Sometimes male patients have clinically detectable testicular lesions, known as testicular tumors of AGS (TTAGS). From 1985 to 1991, scrotal ultrasonography(More)
The importance of malnutrition as a risk factor in osteoporosis is emphasized by the evidence that patients with fractures of the proximal femur are often undernourished. In this study, nutritional status, bone mineral mass and its association with body composition were investigated in underweight and normal weight elderly subjects. Moreover the hypothesis(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy, safety, and quality of life of 5 mg mifepristone per day compared with a placebo in treating uterine fibroids. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind clinical study. LOCATION Eusebio Hernández Gynecology and Obstetrics Teaching Hospital, Havana, Cuba. SUBJECTS One hundred twenty-four subjects with symptomatic uterine(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and improvement in quality of life using 10 mg and 5 mg daily doses of mifepristone for the treatment of uterine fibroids. DESIGN The research was a randomized double-blind clinical study undertaken at the Eusebio Hernández Hospital in Havana, Cuba. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Seventy subjects with(More)
Objectives. To evaluate the efficacy, safety, and quality of life by using 2.5 and mifepristone 5 mg daily doses to treat uterine fibroids over 3 months with a 9-month followup period. Design. Randomized clinical trial. Place. "Eusebio Hernández" Hospital, Havana, Cuba. Subjects. 220 women with symptomatic uterine fibroids. Treatment. One-half (2.5 mg) or(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy and safety of 2.5 mg and 5 mg mifepristone during 3 months for the treatment of uterine fibroids before surgery. DESIGN Multicenter randomized clinical trial. LOCATIONS Eusebio Hernández Hospital, Havana, Cuba and the Alemán Hospital, Managua, Nicaragua. SUBJECTS Included in the study were 146 women with symptomatic(More)
Twenty-eight consecutive children with either chronic liver disease or portal vein obstruction were investigated to study the presence of gastroesophageal collaterals due to portal hypertension by ultrasound and endoscopy. Sonographic measurements of the ratio of the lesser omentum thickness to aortic diameter (LO/Ad) and of portal vein diameter to body(More)
56 cases of lacunar stroke were reviewed retrospectively. The patients showed a clinic picture which could be classified within nine of the lacunar syndromes recognized by Fisher. The localization of the lacunes was considered with respect to the clinical symptoms and the characteristics of the EEG and the TC and their different correlations were examined.(More)
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