Pietro Mengoli

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BACKGROUND Many cardiovascular risk factors are found in hypertensive patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation between cardiac abnormalities (ie, diastolic and left ventricular hypertrophy) with other cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal women with hypertension. METHODS A total of 200 consecutive postmenopausal women (mean(More)
One of the most important steps in the research carried out in the seventeenth century into new ways of calculating quadratures was the proposal of algebraic procedures. Pietro Mengoli (1625-1686), probably the most original student of Bonaventura Cavalieri (1598-1647), was one of the scholars who developed algebraic procedures in their mathematical(More)
The Authors report a clinical case of lymph nodal cervical TBC which led to a retropharyngeal abscess with ossifluent evolution towards the mediastinal region and with fistulation in the dorsal region. A thorough study was carried out on the diffusion of the liquid along the fascial plains of the prevertebral region of the neck and of the mediastinum. With(More)
In the early 1730s, Leonhard Euler (1707–1783) astonished his contemporaries by solving one of the most burning mathematical puzzles of his era: to find the exact sum of the infinite series 11 + 1 4 + 1 9 + 1 16 + 1 25 + · · · , whose terms are the reciprocal squares of the natural numbers. This dramatic success began his rise to dominance over much of(More)
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