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Hunter disease is an X-linked lysosomal storage disorder characterized by progressive storage of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) and multi-organ impairment. The central nervous system (CNS) is involved in at least 50% of cases. Since 2006, the enzymatic replacement therapy (ERT) is available but with no effect on the cognitive impairment, as the present(More)
We report a case of type A intramural aortic hematoma (IMH) occurred in a 78 years old female. The clinical scenario (medical history of hypertension, severe substernal chest pain, early diastolic decrescendo murmur as for aortic insufficiency), the laboratory results (no significant troponin level), ECG and transthoracic echocardiography findings (no signs(More)
OBJECTIVE The alien hand syndrome (AHS) is a rare neuropsychological disorder characterized by involuntary, yet purposeful, hand movements. Patients with the AHS typically complain about a loss of agency associated with a feeling of estrangement for actions performed by the affected limb. The present study explores the integrity of the body representation(More)
A double-blinded randomised controlled trial exploring the effect of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation and unilateral robot therapy for the impaired upper limb in sub-acute and chronic stroke Abstract. BACKGROUND: Neurorehabilitation technologies such as robot therapy (RT) and transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) can promote upper(More)
Acute aortic dissection (AAD) is an uncommon lethal cardiovascular emergency demanding prompt diagnosis and aggressive therapeutic intervention. Although it usually affects males over 60 years of age, it may also occur in young adults with specific risk factors such as Marfan syndrome, bicuspid aortic valve and larger aortic dimensions. Moreover, it should(More)
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