Robert Guarino

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The anatomic situation is described in which during repair of DeBakey Type I dissecting aneurysms blood flow may be directed into the false lumen by a large intimal flap at the distal reentry site in spite of seemingly properly placed femoral arterial perfusion cannula. An illustrative clinical case is presented and measures are recommended by which this(More)
Intravenous ciprofloxacin is frequently prescribed for the treatment of infections due to nosocomially acquired gram-negative organisms, including those originating in the respiratory tract. In this study, the concentrations of ciprofloxacin in serum and lung tissue were determined by HPLC in patients undergoing lung surgery. A total of 22 patients(More)
Cardiac sarcoid is a disease of young adults. Arrhythmias or sudden death may be the first manifestation of cardiac sarcoidosis. Consideration for cardiac sarcoid should be given to all young patients with arrhythmias, heart failure, or episodes of sudden death. Surgical intervention may be warranted in patients with symptomatic cardiac sarcoid because of(More)
This is a case report on a young woman with a large idiopathic unilateral adrenal hematoma (AH). Only few cases of AH which were not associated with any trauma, previous surgery, coagulative or any other systemic disorders have been described. The mass was discovered by abdominal ultrasound which was performed for a recent flank pain. Magnetic resonance(More)
Summary Background. Chromium, Cobalt and Nickel are responsible for contact dermatitis, that is largely prevalent in the general population. They can act also as irritants in the upper and lower respiratory airways. Also rhinitis (allergic and nonallergic) is a high prevalence disorder. Both diseases could share some common inflammatory mechanisms, but the(More)
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