Matteo Pampolini

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Unlike previous reports, in 123 patients with abdominal injury or surgery significant and persistent hypokalemia was observed only after traumatic or surgical injuries of the liver. On the contrary, in all other extrahepatic abdominal trauma or operations kalemia was normal. This discrepancy may be related to the much greater abundance, in comparison with(More)
Several studies were performed on polyester (Dacron) and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) vascular substitute thrombogenicity. However, to date, the host-graft interactions have yet to be studied from an immunological point of view. For this reason, 4 classes of 10 patients each (Class 1: Dacron-+PTFE-grafted patients, Class 2: Dacron-, Class 3: PTFE-, and(More)
Forty-one patients suffering from postoperative pain were admitted to an open, noncomparative trial. A dose of 10 mg of Kerotolac was administered i.v. to patients complaining severe pain. The analgesic efficacy of the drug was evaluated at 5, 15, 30 minutes and at 1, 1.5, 2, 3, 4, 6 hours after injection; the patients were asked to score their pain relief(More)
It is often difficult to differentiate acute pancreatitis (A.P.) from some other acute abdominal diseases, when there is an elevated serum amylase. In contrast, the renal clearance of amylase, expressed as a percentage of creatinine clearance, can separate patients with A.P. from patients with acute colecistitis, common duct stone without pancreatitis,(More)
In the last years, intraluminal techniques and instrumentations grown from the primitive concept of balloon angioplasty, have made an incredible leap among these techniques, Laser assisted balloon angioplasty plays, in selected cases, an important role in the treatment of vascular occlusive disease. The focus of this report will be to present the(More)