Items 1-10 di 22
Perioperative anaphylactic risk score for risk-oriented premedication
Basing on the current knowledge, this paper is aimed to review the core characteristics of the most relevant therapeutic agents (steroids and antihistamines), administered to prevent perioperative anaphylaxis. Moreover, ...
Use of equine pericardium sheet (lyomesh®) as dura mater substitute in endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery
Objective: The aim of this study was to describe the use of equine pericardium sheet (Lyomesh®) as dural substitute for sellar reconstruction after endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery for the removal of pituitary ...
Pharmacokinetics of remifentanil: a three-compartmental modeling approach
Remifentanil is a new opioid derivative drug characterized by a fast onset and by a short time of action, since it is rapidly degraded by esterases in blood and other tissues. Its pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics ...
Laparoscopic treatment of a yolk sac tumor. Case report and literature review
We report the case of a yolk sac tumor of the ovary in a 26 years old woman. The laparoscopic approach and the BEP chemotherapy were fundamental to have a minimally invasive treatment and to preserve fertility
OPSI threat in hematological patients
Overwhelming post-splenectomy infection (OPSI) is a rare medical emergency, mainly caused by encapsulated bacteria, shortly progressing from a mild flu-like syndrome to a fulminant, potentially fatal, sepsis. The risk of ...
Carotid and vagal body paragangliomas
Between 1972 and 2012, 25 patients presenting 32 paragangliomas of the neck were observed. Tumor locations included the carotid body (CBTs) in 21 patients and the vagus nerve in 4. Four patients had bilateral CBT and one ...
To be or not to be translational
Translational Research means different things to different people, but it seems crucial to almost everyone. This discipline, although defined differently in academia, regulatory institutions, and industry, shares the ...
Shoulder arthroplasty in osteoarthritis: current concepts in biomechanics and surgical technique
Shoulder arthroplasty is a technically demanding procedure to restore shoulder function in patients with severe osteoarthritis of the glenohumeral joint. The modern prosthetic system exploit the benefits of modularity and ...