BACKGROUND In the MACRO study, patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) were randomised to first-line treatment with 6 cycles of capecitabine and oxaliplatin (XELOX) plus bevacizumab followed by either single-agent bevacizumab or XELOX plus bevacizumab until disease progression. An additional retrospective analysis was performed to define the… (More)
Repairs of pelvic fistulas using abdominal, vaginal, and laparoscopic approaches have been described. In the present case report, we describe our experience with the laparoscopic repair of a uteroperitoneal fistula.
Canine hip dysplasia is one of the most prevalent developmental orthopedic diseases in dogs worldwide. Unfortunately, the success of eradication programs against this disease based on radiographic diagnosis is low. Adding the use of diagnostic genetic tools to the current phenotype-based approach might be beneficial. The aim of this study was to develop a… (More)
BACKGROUND Canine inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic enteropathy of unknown etiology, although microbiome dysbiosis, genetic susceptibility, and dietary and/or environmental factors are hypothesized to be involved in its pathogenesis. Since some of the current therapies are associated with severe side effects, novel therapeutic modalities are… (More)
the past decade, incidence of human infection with rabies virus (RABV) spread by the common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) increased considerably in South America, especially in remote areas of the Amazon rainforest , where these bats commonly feed on humans. To better understand the epizootiology of rabies associated with vampire bats, we used complete… (More)
OBJECTIVE Spinal surgical procedures share the technical difficulty of having to preserve the integrity of the dura mater in a surgical field with different degrees of hemorrhage. This difficulty is particularly evident in the surgery of degenerative diseases. METHODS We have developed a new surgical sucker that allows an easy dissection of the dural sac… (More)
3$/$95$&+$9(Atrocitoma anaplásico cerebelar. Anaplasic cerebellar astrocytoma: case report High grade astrocytomas are rare tumors in posterior fossa, especially in adulthood. The median survival reported in literature is around 14 to 32 months. The most frequent clinical presentation is intracranial hypertension syndrome. It tends to present leptomeningeal… (More)