Paolo Roncucci

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Median nerve somatosensory evoked potentials were recorded in 28 comatose patients, eight of whom were progressing from coma to eventual brain death and in 11 brain dead patients using electrodes over the scalp, neck and nasopharynx (nasopharyngeal electrode). This recording technique was used to assess the different derivation of brainstem P14 wave(More)
The paper reports a fatal case of exertion heat stroke. The etiopathogenetic, clinical and therapeutic aspects of the case are described; although rarely observed, this pathology must be taken into account by the intensive care unit in order to ensure rapid aid and treatment in an attempt to modify the severe prognosis due to multiorgan damage which(More)
The authors report two clinical cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome, treated with contemporaneous use of plasmapheresis and high dose gammaglobulin. An early diagnosis and immediate application of such a therapeutic association, are of paramount importance in order to obtain remission of the neurologic symptomatology within a short time. They report the(More)
The Authors point out that during anaesthesia with propofol, latencies of early cortical waves after SEP of the posterior tibial nerve do not suffer significant variations: this may turn out to be useful during intraoperative monitoring when having to watch the integrity of nervous structures of spinal cords undergoing handling or possible indirect damage.
Along the lunes of a survey by GIRTI of 2,710 patients hospitalized in the 14 costituing CRTI, a parallel research has been carried out 350 patients in a polyvalent CRTI in order to compare the results. Omega score has been calculated to evaluate the intensity of the supplied treatment and consequently to settle efficiency of the resources. The results show(More)
The authors report the results of a survey on M. H. in Tuscany during five years from 1986 to 1990, in order to ascertain frequency, to point out the system of evaluation of the reported cases, to pick out risk-subjects, to find out the presence of dantrolene in various hospitals and to contribute to the surveys held all over the nation. That is the reason(More)