Pascal Casalini

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To continuously record an intracoronary ECG during the crucial phase of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, the coronary guide wire was connected to an ECG recorder. In 25 patients the intracoronary ECG was recorded simultaneously with standard leads I, II and III during balloon occlusion of a coronary artery for 30-60 sec. The wire serving as(More)
BACKGROUND Polyomaviruses are expressed in both human tumors and immunodepressed patients. Malignant and nonmalignant pleural effusions create an environment that could favor the expression of opportunistic viral infections. We studied if SV40, JC, and BK viral DNA can be amplified from biopsies obtained from different pleural diseases. MATERIALS AND(More)
Non-selective intra-arterial digital subtraction angiography (DSA) was performed immediately before selective coronary and bypass angiography in 33 consecutive symptomatic patients 48± 30 months after coronary surgery, for the assessment of 75 coronary bypass grafts. Forty ml of non-ionic, low-iodine content contrast medium (iohexol) were injected into the(More)
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