Many drugs targeting dopaminergic system were developed for treating schizophrenia (antagonists of D2 dopaminergic receptors, e.g. antipsychotics) or Parkinson’ disease (agonists of dopaminergic receptors, e.g. L-DOPA)....
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Rationale: Almost half of the patients with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) associated small vessel vasculitis relapse and their characteristics are still to be defined Objective: We aimed to evaluate the relapse...
Rationale. Neovascular glaucoma is the type of glaucoma most refractory to treatment. The most frequent causes are those associated with retinal hypoxia, such as proliferative diabetic retinopathy, central retinal vein...
The role of Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in monitoring uncontrolled hypertensive type 2 diabetic patients
Rationale: The pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy is multifactorial, and a range of hyperglycemia-linked pathways has been implicated in the initiation and progression of this condition. All the cells in the retina are...
Lessons learned from the first 50 thyroidectomies with Harmonic Focus Curved Shears – technical note
Precise and safe hemostasis is necessary for successful thyroid surgery. In this respect, the advent of the ultrasonic surgical device Harmonic Focus Curved Shears (HFCS) from Ethicon Endo-Surgery constituted a major progress in...
Although AMD (age-related macular degeneration) has been described for over 100 years, there is neither a standard agreement on the definition of specific lesions nor a generally accepted classification system. For example, the...
Celiac disease is a complex disorder characterized by digestive symptoms as well as extraintestinal manifestations, sometimes difficult to diagnose. Commonly described as a disease of childhood, adult celiac disease is a well...
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