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R Siliquini, D Minniti, C Silvestre, N Rocca, G Renga
Health resources rationalization needs a carefull control on appropriateness and equity safeguard. For some diseases (f.i. acute cardiovascular diseases) the delivery of effective but resources consuming treatment could be influenced by socio-demographic variables. Aim of this work is to evaluate the effects of age and gender on the course of supplying effective treatments. 386 clinical records (among the 4317 eligible) have been randomized and analized using a protocol designed ad hoc on former international experiences basis...
November 2005: Annali di Igiene: Medicina Preventiva e di Comunità
Antoni Dávalos, José Alvarez-Sabín, Josep Lluís Martí-Vilalta, José Castillo
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Whether the risk of symptomatic hemorrhagic transformation (SHT) of cerebral infarction associated with the use of tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) is higher in clinical practice than in clinical trials is unknown. The aim of this study was to analyze the safety profile and clinical outcome of patients with acute cerebral ischemia who received open treatment with t-PA in Spanish hospitals. PATIENTS AND METHOD: This prospective and observational study included 155 consecutive patients with an ischemic stroke treated within 3 hours from the onset of symptoms, or within 6 hours in the absence of early signs of large cerebral infarction on CT...
January 18, 2003: Medicina Clínica
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