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Patients with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) frequently develop worsening in renal function until Acute Kidney Injury (AKI). The use of kidney injury biomarkers could be useful in the early diagnosis of AKI. In the present study, the role of the neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL), compared to the standard creatinine, in ADHF… (More)
More than 550,000 American people died for cancer only in 1998 and more than third of them were over 65 years of age. According to recent data in next decade more than 70% of all the deaths for tumour will be verified in the population over 65 years. The cancers mostly frequently associated with the deaths in the elderly population are the tumour of the… (More)
A seventy-four years old woman is assessed for asthenia, fatigue, non ulcerous dyspepsia with macrocytic anemia. The patient's medical history taking in Binswanger disease--diagnosed 5 aa before-, epilepsy-2 aa before- and a previous episode of TVP of the left leg, suggested the hypothesis that a B12 deficiency, by a chronic gastritis, would involve an… (More)
Adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD) due to visceral leishmaniasis (VL) has not been previously reported. This case report analyzes a single episode of AOSD probably due to a visceral leishmaniasis successfully treated with pentamidine isethionate and prednisone.
A case of pericardial effusion presenting clinically with pretamponade is shown. TBC is not a rare cause of Pericardial effusion and at present Tuberculosis is a more and more frequent infection also in occidental countries. Guide lines for diagnosis and treatment are revised.