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The World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for the treatment of cancer pain recommend nonopioid analgesics as first-line therapy, so-called "weak" analgesics combined with nonopioid analgesics as second-line therapy, and so-called "strong" opioids (with nonopioid analgesics) only as third-line therapy. However, these guidelines can be questioned with… (More)
AIM The aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of a lipid formulation containing a physical mixture of medium (MCT) and long chain triglycerides (LCT) compared with a long chain triglycerides emulsion in patients affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute respiratory failure. METHODS Twenty-four patients requiring mechanical… (More)
We report a case of patient with a suspected goiter which proved ganglioneuroma adjacent to the thyroid gland. Preoperative studies were not diagnostic. Ganglioneuroma should be kept in mind during the differential diagnosis of goiter. Surgery offers effective cure.