Mercury is a neurotoxin that exists in a number of physical and chemical forms, producing different effects in the brain. In the present work, we have studied the effects of intrastriatal administration of different doses (40 microM, 400 microM, and 4 mM) of organic mercury (methyl-mercury, MeHg) on the dopaminergic system of rat striatum, in conscious and… (More)
AIMS To compare primary percutaneous coronary intervention (pPCI) and fibrinolysis in very old patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), in whom head-to-head comparisons between both strategies are scarce. METHODS AND RESULTS Patients ≥75 years old with STEMI <6 h were randomized to pPCI or fibrinolysis. The primary endpoint was a… (More)
A case of avulsion of the distal posterior interosseous nerve during wrist arthroscopy is presented. Surgeons unaware of this entity may attribute persistent middorsal wrist pain to the underlying disease rather than to iatrogenic damage to the distal posterior interosseous nerve.