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Cholestasis associated with Alagille syndrome may, in a few cases, be extremely severe and result in major impairment in the quality of life during early childhood and end up in cirrhosis eventually. We report the results of liver transplantation in 12 children with a severe hepatic form of Alagille syndrome. All children presented with cholestatic jaundice(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the impact of metabolic syndrome (MS) as a predictor of cardiovascular events (CVE) in hypertensives in primary prevention. PATIENTS AND METHODS This retrospective study involved 2410 non-diabetic, hypertensive patients (52% women, 43% with MS), without previous CVE. The total follow-up was(More)
Sir: Guidelines for neonatal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) were established in the late 1960s [1] and have continuously improved since then. Despite optimal CPR, neonatal asphyxia has still a severe prognosis with a 20%-50% mortality rate [3]. Because of the possibility of secondary cerebral damage following incorrect CPR, we recorded medical events(More)
Gangliocytic paraganglioma (GP) is a rare gastrointestinal tumor and 90% of the cases are found in the duodenum, with a predilection for the region of the ampulla of Vater.1--3 The most common clinical presentation includes melena and abdominal pain and it typically follows a benign course.1--3 Surgical resection is the most common treatment and only around(More)
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