Alexandre Calabria da Fonte

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OBJECTIVE Distinct aspects can influence the complication rates of computed tomography-guided percutaneous fine needle aspiration biopsy of lung lesions. The purpose of the current study is to determine the influence of radiological techniques and clinical characteristics in predicting complications from this procedure. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A(More)
OBJECTIVE Computed guided percutaneous biopsy of lung lesions is widely accepted as an effective and safe procedure for specific diagnose. The purpose of this study is to present the experience of an oncology center in the use of computed tomography (CT)-guided cutting needle biopsy as an effective procedure for adequate material and specific diagnose of(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the impact of the inclusion of computed tomographic colonography (CTC) involving faecal tagging and no laxatives on the computed tomography (CT) study routinely used in staging patients with colorectal cancer. METHODS CTC was performed on 25 patients who had a diagnosis of colorectal carcinoma, with pathological correlation.(More)
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