Alberto Corticelli

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BACKGROUND Mainly to report our experience in the route of hysterectomy after introducing specific guidelines according to the Society of Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeons and to record all hysterectomy-related complications after abdominal and vaginal hysterectomies. METHODS The records of 22 patients who underwent abdominal hysterectomy and 59 who(More)
BACKGROUND In this study we report our experience about hysterosonography and its use for the diagnosis of benign uterine pathology in premenopausal women referred to our Hospital. METHODS From May to October 2000, 58 patients underwent transvaginal sonohysterography. They referred to our Ultrasonography Center because of sterility, intermenstrual(More)
The objective of this study was to retrospectively analyze the effect of DCI on menstrual cycle regularity in taekwondo young athletes practice. Data analysis and current status of literature are reported. Enrolled in the study 23 athletes aging 10-17 years performing taekwondo at least twice a week, in the last twelve months. No distinction was done about(More)
PURPOSE OF INVESTIGATION Our purpose was to evaluate if, during tamoxifen treatment, hysterosonography may increase diagnostic accuracy when compared with transvaginal ultrasonography and to identify, when and in how many cases, further biopsies may be avoided. METHODS We performed transvaginal utrasound in 310 asymptomatic women under tamoxifen(More)
PURPOSE OF INVESTIGATION The aim of this report is to describe a case of uterine arteriovenous malformation that occurred in a 54-year-old postmenopausal woman referring recurrent postmenopausal bleeding, after two years of tamoxifen therapy. METHODS Medical therapy with GnRh agonists was unsuccessful. Ultrasound and Doppler flow ultrasound scanning were(More)
BACKGROUND Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is a rare hereditary disease characterised by systemic degeneration of elastic tissue. Calcification of elastic fibres seen histologically is pathognomonic for the disorder. Most pseudoxanthoma elasticum patients show no serious complications during pregnancy. CASE We report a case of a 29-year-old white woman(More)
Tamoxifen is a non-steroid estrogenic antagonist, used in post-surgical therapy of breast cancer. It interferes with endocrinous promotion of breast cancer. Tamoxifen could determine endometrial, even carcinomatous, alterations. The case of a postmenopausal patient surgically treated for breast cancer and successively treated with tamoxifen (20 mg/die), is(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study is to evaluate the accuracy of sonohysterography in early diagnosis of endometrial tumor lesions and in the detection of myometrial infiltration for staging. MATERIAL AND METHODS We performed sonohysterography as a preoperative test in 24 patients with an hystologic diagnosis of endometrial adenocarcinoma obtained by(More)
BACKGROUND To verify the expression of neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin (NGAL), molecule now arising great interest because of its proposed involvement in cell-cycle regulation, acute phase response and immunomodulation, into extracellular fluids of female reproductive tract, in order to provide useful data to understand its biological functions.(More)