Ludovico Lazzari

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Hyperglycemia is a frequent condition in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Hyperglycemia during ACS is caused by an inflammatory and adrenergic response to ischemic stress, when catecholamines are released and glycogenolysis induced. Although the involved pathophysiological mechanisms have not yet been fully elucidated, it is believed that(More)
Intravenous administration of a short acting glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor has been proposed as a bridge to surgery in patients on dual antiplatelet treatment, but data in comparison with other treatment options are not available. We conducted a retrospective analysis of consecutive patients who underwent un-deferrable, non-emergency surgery after(More)
The accuracy of the sentinel node technique in the evaluation of axillary node involvement in breast cancer was evaluated in 83 consecutive patients with monofocal T1-2 carcinoma, who were clinically N0 and who underwent lymphoscintigraphy with 99mTc-colloid integrated with intraoperative sentinel node detection by a portable probe. Lymphoscintigraphy(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this registry is to report the immediate and long-term safety and efficacy of the Biotronik Orsiro stent in an unselected population during everyday practice. METHODS Between May 2012 and June 2013, 246 consecutive coronary angioplasty procedures were performed using at least one Orsiro drug-eluting stent, in 225 patients and 303(More)
Surgical management of primary hyperparathyroidism has undergone several chances in recent years and historically has required bilateral neck exploration with identification of the parathyroid adenoma together with three normal glands. The intraoperative hormone assay allows a more limited procedure by confirming complete removal of hypersecreting tissue.(More)
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