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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the ultrasound (US) characteristics of peripheral nerves in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) and their correlations with electrodiagnostic (EDX) characteristics. METHODS Nineteen patients with CIDP and 19 healthy controls matched by age and body mass index were included in a blind case-control,(More)
To investigate the role of echo-Doppler flowmetry in evaluating patients with cystic fibrosis and portal hypertension at risk of esophageal varices, we studied 26 subjects divided in 3 groups: 9 with portal hypertension and esophageal varices, 8 with chronic liver disease without varices, and 9 without chronic liver disease. Spleen size, diameter, blood(More)
Chronic soft tissue wounds of the lower limbs are debilitating, painful and often unresponsive to advanced dressing treatments. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) could represent an alternative treatment. Ten patients with chronic soft tissue wounds of the legs, unresponsive to advanced dressing treatments for more than 3 mo, underwent three defocused(More)
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