Alessandro Pusateri

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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy by the posterior lacrimal sac approach without use of lacrimal stents or harvest of mucosal flaps as a valid surgical procedure for the treatment of an obstruction of the lacrimal pathways. A retrospective evaluation was conducted in a cohort of 75 patients(More)
OBJECTIVE Spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leaks are most commonly located along the anterior skull base. Sphenoidal localization is less common, and clival localization is even rarer. We analyzed a group of patients with spontaneous leaks and selected patients with clival localization. This article discusses surgical management of these entities and(More)
Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common benign tumor of the parotid glands. Rarely it may arise from minor salivary glands of the upper aerodigestive tract. A 57-year-old woman was admitted at our institution presenting with nasal obstruction. Endoscopic evaluation revealed a pedicled mass in the rhinopharynx. After radiological examination, we opted for a(More)
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