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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
Intravenous infusion of magnesium sulphate during subarachnoid anaesthesia in hip surgery and its effect on postoperative analgesia: our experience
The treatment of degenerative hip joint disease involves modern operative techniques and the use of prosthetic devices individualized on each patient. Being a surgery of considerable importance, great attention is ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Genetic test for dilated and hypertrophic cardiomyopathies: useful or less than useful for patients?
Genetic testing for potentially heritable cardiomyopathies has advanced from basic scientific discovery to clinical application. Nowadays, genetic diagnostic tests for cardiomyopathies are clinically available. As ...