Salvatore Buono

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PURPOSE evaluate the psychomotor evolution of a child with Multiple acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency after treatment with L-carnitine, ubiquinone and riboflavin. METHODS an assessment of psychomotor development was performed before the start of farmacological treatment using the Assessment Scale of Mental Development Griffiths (GMDS-R, 0-2 years). The(More)
We describe, to our knowledge, the first case of arterial ischemic stroke after primary herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1) infection in a previously healthy child, without signs of encephalitis. A 10-year-old previously healthy girl was admitted to our hospital with acute left-sided hemiparesis which involved the lower half of her face. Submandibular(More)
INTRODUCTION We present the case of a patient with dilatative cardiomyopathy waiting for heart transplantation with pleural effusion to be subjected to pleural biopsy, treated with preoperative infusion of levosimendan to improve heart performances. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 56-year-old man (BMI 22,49) with dilatative cardiomyopathy (EF 18%) presented right(More)
INTRODUCTION A bloodless surgery can be desirable also for non Jehovah's witnesses patients, but requires a team approach from the very first assessment to ensure adequate planning. PRESENTATION OF THE CASE Our patient, a Jehovah's witnesses, was scheduled for right lower lobectomy due to pulmonary adenocarcinoma. Her firm denies to receive any kind of(More)
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