Valsalva manoeuvre for the emergency treatment of supraventricular tachycardia
Postural modification to the standard Valsalva
August 2015: The Valsalva manoeuvre is an internationally recommended treatment for supraventricular tachycardia,but cardioversion is rare in practice (5–20%), necessitating the use of other treatments including adenosine, which patients often fi nd unpleasant.
Human embryonic stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelium in patients with age-related macular degeneration
The Lancet: 10/15/14 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61376-3
Since they were first derived more than three decades ago, embryonic stem cells have been proposed as a source of replacement cells in regenerative medicine, but their plasticity and unlimited capacity for self-renewal raises concerns about their safety, including tumour formation ability, potential immune rejection, and the risk of differentiating into unwanted cell types.
Secukinumab in Plaque Psoriasis — Results of Two Phase 3 Trials
Interleukin-17A is considered to be central to the pathogenesis of psoriasis. We evaluated secukinumab, a fully human anti–interleukin- 17A monoclonal antibody, in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
I livelli sierici di bilirubina sono risultati essere inversamente associati con la prevalenza di steatosi epatica non alcolica (NAFLD), la Bilirubina sierica potrebbe essere un indicatore di protezione per NAFLD.