Piergiusto Trevisan

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BACKGROUND The pathogenesis of psoriasis is complex, with a significant role suggested for pro-inflammatory mediators. There is strong evidence of an association between psoriasis and the metabolic syndrome (MetS), a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors, which impose a substantial disease burden. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of(More)
Anaesthesia for caesarean section in patients with cerebral artero-venous malformations (CAVM) is a controversial matter. We describe a case of a primiparus woman with an inoperable CAVM delivered by CS under epidural anaesthesia. Epidural anaesthesia can be a valid alternative to general anaesthesia as it provides excellent analgesia allowing an accurate(More)
Anaesthetic management of a parturient with predicted difficult airway presenting for caesarean section (CS) is not a straightforward decision: general anaesthesia should be avoided because intubation can be impossible and a "cannot intubate, cannot ventilate" scenario might ensue, on the other hand regional techniques can be unsuccessful or, though rarely,(More)