A D Serafini

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Functional taping with elastic bandages and adhesive tapes could limit the action of upper limb spastic muscles and sustain that of weaker muscles in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (CP). 16 young children with CP (3±2 years old) were enrolled in this pilot study including 5 months of taping in conjunction with conventional physical therapy,(More)
Localizing positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) findings in heavily scarred surgical fields can be challenging. A high energy gamma probe (PET probe) can be used to guide surgery in those difficult areas. We describe our experience localizing and removing fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) avid lesions in different body areas. Between 2004 and(More)
Echocardiography was performed on 5 patients with extracardiac masses. Four patients had solid tumours and the fifth had a cystic intrapericardial haematoma. Case 1 showed dense echoes anterior to the aortic root and over the right ventricle. Thoracotomy disclosed malignant infiltration ofthe anterior heart wall. The echocardiogram of case 2 showed a dense(More)
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