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BACKGROUND HIV-1 non-B subtypes have recently entered Western Europe following immigration from other regions. The distribution of non-B clades and their association with demographic factors, over the entire course of the HIV-1 epidemic, have not been fully investigated in Italy. METHODS We carried out a phylogenetic analysis of HIV-1 pol sequences(More)
BACKGROUND Intraperitoneal local anaesthetic nebulization is a relatively novel approach to pain management after laparoscopic surgery. This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial evaluated the effects of intraperitoneal ropivacaine nebulization on pain control after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. METHODS Patients undergoing laparoscopic(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of peritoneal cold nebulization of ropivacaine on pain control after gynecologic laparoscopy. DESIGN Evidence obtained from a properly designed, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (Canadian Task Force classification I). SETTING Tertiary care center. PATIENTS One hundred thirty-five women with(More)
The patterns of transmitted drug-resistant (TDR) HIV-1 variants, non-B subtype spread, and epidemiological trends were evaluated either in seroconverters or in newly diagnosed individuals in Italy over a 13-year period. We analyzed 119 seroconverters, enrolled from 1992 to 2003 for the CASCADE study, and 271 newly diagnosed individuals of the SPREAD study(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of local anesthetic intraperitoneal nebulization with intraperitoneal instillation during laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy on postoperative morphine consumption and pain. DESIGN Multicenter, randomized, case-control trial. DESIGN CLASSIFICATION Canadian Task Force Classification I. SETTING University hospitals in(More)
The medical records of two dogs that were diagnosed with masticatory muscle myositis (MMM) were reviewed. The reported clinical signs included intense pain when opening the mouth and restricted jaw movement. MRI detected widespread, symmetrical, and inhomogeneously hyperintense areas in the masticatory muscle. Electromyography (EMG) demonstrated severe and(More)
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