Alicia R Romeo

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PURPOSE Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is a major cause of mortality for patients with epilepsy. Cardiac factors may be involved and were evaluated in this study. METHODS EEG and ECG data for 21 patients with definite (n = 6) or probable (n = 15) SUDEP were compared with data from a group of 43 patients with refractory partial epilepsy. ECG(More)
The purpose was to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of weekly paclitaxel with concurrent, daily irradiation in patients with unresectable head and neck squamous cell carcinoma previously submitted to induction chemotherapy. Patients with stage IV, and unresectable tumor and/or node/s were enrolled. Nine male patients were submitted to a course of(More)
Lipomas are soft tissue mesenchymal neoplasms that rarely occur in the oral and maxillofacial region. Their incidence in the floor of the mouth is very low. The authors present the case of a lipoma of the floor of the mouth, the diagnosis of this lesion was challenging as many clinical signs mimicked the appearance of a common ranula. Also the ultrasound(More)
Thirty-four perimenopausal women with uterine leiomyomas were treated with intramuscular injections of leuprolide acetate depot each 28 days for 6 cycles, and 12 of them after 168 days of no medication underwent a second 6-month therapy cycle. At the end of the observation period the expected improvement during treatment was maintained at cessation of(More)
Ionic liquids (ILs) incorporating cyclic phosphonium cations are a novel category of materials. We report here on the synthesis and characterization of four new cyclic phosphonium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)amide ILs with aliphatic and aromatic pendant groups. In addition to the syntheses of these novel materials, we report on a comparison of their(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the efficacy of multiphasic CT with 8 min delayed acquisition in the differential diagnosis between pleomorphic adenomas and other parotid neoplasias. METHODS Between January 2004 and April 2007, 62 patients with parotid enlargement were enrolled in this prospective study. The CT protocol applied included the following four(More)
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