Mario Petit

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OBJECTIVE To study the spread of strains of Enterobacter aerogenes in our hospital in 1992 and 1993 by using two genotypic markers, and to evaluate these methods for the epidemiological investigation of this species. DESIGN Ribotyping (using two endonucleases) and arbitrarily primed (AP)-PCR (using two different 10-mer primers) were applied to the(More)
INTRODUCTION Radiofrequency ablation has become the treatment of choice in the majority of patients suffering from cardiac arrhythmias. In this study we present our experience in a large group of patients treated using this procedure. METHODS Between January 1992 and February 1996, we performed 1000 consecutive ablation procedures in 938 patients with(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a disease with marked genetic and phenotypic heterogeneity. It is well known that obstructive septal forms of this disease entail worse clinical outcome compared with nonobstructive septal and apical forms. The objective of this study was to analyze the differences in left ventricular diastolic function in(More)
A 69-year-old man without previous cardiac disease was found over the last 9 months to have a markedly elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR: 120 mm/1. h), haemolytic anaemia (haemoglobin 8.2 g/dl, lactate dehydrogenase 304 U/l), markedly reduced exercise tolerance, backache and weight loss of 5 kg. Radiological, biochemical and endoscopic(More)