Maddalena Teggia-Droghi

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BACKGROUND Preservation of spontaneous breathing (SB) is sometimes debated because it has potentially both negative and positive effects on lung injury in comparison with fully controlled mechanical ventilation (CMV). We wanted (1) to verify in mechanically ventilated patients if the change in transpulmonary pressure was similar between pressure support(More)
Plasma levels of diphenylhydantoin have been measured in 130 epileptic patients undergoing long-term anticonvulsant therapy. Only in a small percentage of the patients (15,38%) plasma levels were found to lie within the therapeutic range. Most patients (75,38%) exhibited subtherapeutic values, while in a few cases (9,24%) the upper limit of therapeutic(More)
1 The time-course of quinidine plasma concentrations and selected kinetic parameters were studied in healthy male volunteers given single oral doses of four different quinidine formulations. Comparison was made with quinidine sulphate in a rapidly dissolving form. 2 Plasma half-lives did not significantly differ among treatments. 3 Quinidine(More)
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