Lucio Pavone

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The authors present a study of 50 patients with late onset Krabbe's leukodystrophy (LOKL), including 27 from a pooled European Series collected in 1987, and 23 published between 1906 and 1987. In Europe, the disease appears to be relatively frequent in Sicily and exceedingly rare in Sweden. Most cases started before the age of 5 years. The initial signs(More)
A 72-year-old male diabetic patient admitted to our operative unit of nephrology and dialysis underwent hemodialytic treatment because of rapidly progressive renal failure. A moderate hypertensive state was associated to nephrotic proteinuria and microematuria. Renal angiography showed a severe stenosis of the right renal artery and a smaller left kidney.(More)
BACKGROUND With the advent of skin-sparing mastectomy techniques, it became clear that immediate placement of an implant could be utilized for breast reconstruction in select patients. The authors assessed the safety, patient selection factors, and aesthetic results with this technique. METHODS Thirty-five consecutive patients (eight unilateral and 27(More)
BACKGROUND Temporal summation of pain sensation is pivotal both in physiological and pathological nociception. In humans, it develops in parallel with temporal summation of the nociceptive withdrawal reflex (NWR) of the lower limb, an objective representation of the temporal processing of nociceptive signals into the spinal cord. METHODS To study the(More)
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