Silvia Fariña

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OBJECTIVE To examine the cytoprotective effect of melatonin or recombinant human growth hormone (hGH) on the early phase of a running myocardial infarction in rats by using the Feulgen staining. METHODS Rats were subjected to surgical ligature of the left coronary artery or its sham-operation and were studied 1.5 3 h later. Melatonin was administered in(More)
Diencephalic Syndrome is a rare clinical condition of failure to thrive despite a normal caloric intake, hyperalertness, hyperkinesis, and euphoria usually associated with low-grade hypothalamic astrocytomas. We reported an unusual case of diencephalic cachexia due to hypothalamic anaplastic astrocytoma (WHO-grade III). Baseline endocrine function(More)
Optic pathway gliomas (OPGs) account for 5% of all childhood brain tumors. For years it has been discussed which was the best method of examining tumor progression when the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan does not change. The role of chemotherapy in their treatment still remains controversial. We treated four consecutive patients affected by(More)
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