• 18F-FDG PET and PET/CT in the localization and characterization of lesions in patients with ovarian cancer 

    Caprio, Maria Grazia; Capacchione, Daniela; Mainolfi, Ciro; Spera, Anna Maria; Salvatore, Barbara; Cella, Laura; Salvatore, Marco; Pace, Leonardo (2012)
    Aim: The aim was to compare the imaging findings of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) PET and integrated PET/CT in patients with primary, recurrent or metastatic ovarian cancer. Materials and methods. 21 women with ovarian ...
  • Anatomy and surgery of the endoscopic endonasal approach to the skull base 

    Solari, Domenico; Villa, Alessandro; De Angelis, Michelangelo; Esposito, Felice; Cavallo, Luigi Maria; Cappabianca, Paolo (2012)
    The midline skull base is an anatomical area, which extends from the anterior limit of the anterior cranial fossa down to the anterior border of the foramen magnum. For many lesions of this area, a variety of skull base ...
  • Aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage in pregnancy: a case series 

    Guida, Maurizio; Altieri, Roberto; Palatucci, Valeria; Visconti, Federica; Pascale, Renato; Marra, Marialuisa; Locatelli, Giampiero; Saponiero, Renato; Tufano, Rosalba; Bifulco, Francesca; Piazza, Ornella (2012)
    Pregnancy is a recognized risk factor for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Headache is very frequent in normal pregnancy and it is a common sign shared between several intracranial diseases. We present a case ...
  • The clinical significance of delirium in the intensive care unit 

    Crimi, Claudia; Bigatello, Luca M. (2012)
    Delirium is prevalent among intensive care unit patients. It prolongs length of stay, increases costs, and is independently associated with higher mortality rates. While its specific biological pathways are largely unknown, ...
  • Non invasive ventilation away from ICU 

    Vatrella, Alessandro; Fabozzi, Immacolata (2012)
  • A polymorphism within the promoter of the dopamine receptor D1 (DRD1 -48A7G) associates with impaired kidney function in white hypertensive patients 

    Cipolletta, Ersilia; Ciccarelli, Michele; Izzo, Raffaele; Finelli, Rosa; Trimarco, Bruno; Iaccarino, Guido (2012)
    Dopamine DRD1 receptor regulates renal function and vascular resistance. It plays a role in the pathogenesis of hypertension in animal models. In humans, the DRD1 gene presents a A-48G polymorphism associated to hypertension ...
  • Sepsis-associated encephalopathy 

    Cotena, Simona; Piazza, Ornella (2012)
    Sepsis-associated encephalopathy (SAE) is defined as a diffuse or multifocal cerebral dysfunction induced by the systemic response to the infection without clinical or laboratory evidence of direct brain infection. Its ...
  • Treatment of clavicle fractures 

    Paladini, Paolo; Pellegrini, Andrea; Merolla, Giovanni; Campi, Fabrizio; Porcellini, Giuseppe (2012)
    Clavicle fractures are very common injuries in adults (2-5%) and children (10-15%) (1) and represent the 44-66% of all shoulder fractures (2). Despite the high frequency the choice of proper treatment is still a challenge ...