Lorenzo Dolfi

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This randomized, open sequential design trial was set up to assess the efficacy, tolerability and toxicity of 20 d courses of combined intramuscular aminosidine and sodium stibogluconate at various dosages in patients with newly-diagnosed kala-azar in Bihar, India. Three successive studies of 96 patients each were originally planned with aminosidine(More)
This study was aimed at assessing the efficacy and tolerability of rifabutin for the re-treatment of cases of chronic, multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis. The study design was self-controlled, single center. Rifabutin was administered as part of an individual-tailored multidrug regimen. In-patients suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis, infected(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to review patients that underwent ACL reconstruction with the LARS™ ligament in the First Orthopaedic Division of Pisa University during the period between January 2003 and December 2005. METHODS Twenty-six patients were reviewed with an average follow-up of 95.3 months (7.9 years). The review protocol was articulated in(More)
The effect of repeated administration of rifabutin on the pharmacokinetics and metabolism of ethambutol was evaluated in ten healthy volunteers. The subjects received a single oral administration of 1200 mg ethambutol on days 1 and 10 and a single daily oral dose of 300 mg rifabutin from days 3 to 9. No statistically significant difference was found in(More)
INTRODUCTION The hip fractures appear to be a real epidemic problem, especially in the western world, due primarily to higher average age. The social and economical impact is considerable with a continue social and health costs up-rising. The female-male ratio is approximately 8:1. PURPOSE The purpose of this report is to present a system of(More)
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