Monica Vaj

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The aim of this study was to evaluate oxygen-dependent hepatic reperfusion injury in humans following orthotopic liver transplantation. To this end, a number of blood indices of impaired tissue redox balance were monitored in 19 adult patients for 3 weeks after liver transplantation. Both red cell malonaldehyde and plasma lipid peroxides increased(More)
BACKGROUND Advanced and relapsed tumors remain a challenging disease with a poor and dismal prognosis. Our choice for inoperable tumors consists in a percutaneous treatment strategy involving intra-arterial chemotherapy and hemofiltration, with previous blood stop-flow, which allows high doses of Cisplatin-cisplatinum, cis-diammine-dichloroplatinum (CDDP)(More)
We measured cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and serum beta 2-microglobulin (beta 2-M) in Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) patients with or without clinical evidence of central nervous system (CNS) involvement. The CSF beta 2-M level was significantly higher than the serum level in AIDS patients with neurological symptoms, but not in AIDS without(More)
The need for continuous control of the parameters that may influence cerebral homeostasis has made it advisable to use general anaesthesia for cerebral angiography. A combination of propanidide and neuroleptanalgesia, with controlled ventilation, was employed in a group of 66 patients with various cerebral diseases. The stability of narcosis and the absence(More)
INTRODUCTION Elizabethkingia meningoseptica can frequently colonizes the respiratory tract, but its pathogenetic role and its clinical significance are frequently questioned. However, recent data reported E. meningoseptica outbreaks in particular settings, as hospitalized patients. CASE REPORT We report here the first case of Elizabethkingia(More)
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