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Usefulness of transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography in recognition and management of cardiovascular injuries after blunt chest trauma.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the diagnostic potential of transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography for the detection of traumatic cardiovascular injuries in patients suffering from severe bluntExpand
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[The Fantoni translaryngeal tracheostomy: perioperative complications In a series of 220 consecutive patients].
BACKGROUND To evaluate problems arisen du-ring Fantoni translaryngeal tracheostomy (TLT). METHODS SETTING intensive care unit. PATIENTS 220 patients (aged from 18 to 87). EXCLUSION CRITERIAExpand
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Deaths with acute cerebral lesion and heart-beating potential organ donors in the Veneto region.
BACKGROUND The study was aimed at describing the clinical characteristics of dead patients with acute cerebral lesion and analyzing reasons of the shortage of heart-beating potential organ donors inExpand
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[Right atrial thrombosis with concomitant thrombus attached to a central venous catheter. Clinical case].
A clinical case of a patient in whom a right atrial thrombosis was casually discovered by transthoracic echocardiography is described. The hypothesis that also the central venous catheter (CVC) couldExpand
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Use of recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa-NovoSeven) in the treatment of uncontrolled postsurgical hemorrhage in a patient with deep venous thrombosis and caval filter. A case report.
A 37-year-old woman affected by renal insufficiency was submitted to renal transplantation from cadaver donor. After a few days she had a severe and life-threatening hemorrhage at the surgical siteExpand
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[Carotid sinus syndrome. Description of a case treated by surgical denervation].
A 43 years old man suffering from syncopal attacks and episodes of dizziness was found as affected by right carotid sinus syndrome causing cardioinhibition. Excluding all possible specific causes ofExpand
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[The organizational problems of the hospitals of the Nord Italia Transplant Program (NITp) engaged in the activities of organ retrieval for transplantation. The Collaborative Group of Resuscitation
If the quality of results of organ transplantation in NITp is highly satisfactory, the same cannot be said for the number of transplants performed, which only cover 20-25% of the requirement. ToExpand
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[Translarnygeal tracheostomy (TLT). A variant technique for use in hypoxemic conditions and in the difficult airway].
AIM To prepare a variation to the original Fantoni technique for the purpose of performing a translaryngeal tracheostomy (TLT) without the need for repeated endotracheal intubation operations, neckExpand
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