Nicolás Garófalo Gómez

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Startle epilepsy is a syndrome of reflex epilepsy in which the seizures are precipitated by a sudden and surprising, usually auditory, stimulus. We describe herein a girl who had been suffering with startle-induced seizures since 2 years of age. She had focal, tonic and tonic-clonic seizures, refractory to antiepileptic treatment. Daily tonic seizures led(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to report the seizure outcome, motor skills and adaptive motor functions in a series of children and adolescents who underwent hemispheric surgery, analysing the risk-benefits of surgery. METHODS The clinical course, seizure and motor function outcomes of 15 patients who underwent hemispheric surgery were reviewed. (More)
Free myocutaneous latissimus dorsi transplants are exceptionally used in cervicofacial surgery. The authors have performed an anatomical study of 23 non-embalmed subjects, using injections of neoprene latex and barium sulfate into the axillary artery and dye injections. Dissections, arteriographs and corrosion show that the lower scapular pedicle is(More)
(87 %). ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Spinal muscular atrophies (SMA) in childhood are autosomal recessive genetic disorders, characterized by spinal and bulbar motoneurons degenerations. Aim of present paper was to describe the main clinical features in a series of children presenting SMA. METHODS: A retrospective study of patients with SMA seen in the Neurology(More)
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