Anabela Lopez

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PURPOSE Stealth liposomal doxorubicin (Alzal Corp, Palo Alto, CA) has a slower clearance rate than free doxorubicin, resulting in sustained serum levels. Liposomal encapsulation also leads to increased concentration of drug in tumor tissue. Meta-analysis of previous studies has shown that doxorubicin has activity in epithelial ovarian cancer. The current(More)
INTRODUCTION Anterior craniofacial resection is a standardized procedure for the treatment of ethmoid and frontal orbital tumors with intracranial invasion. METHODS A retrospective review of 111 patients with sinonasal tumors involving the anterior skull base who underwent combined craniofacial surgery. RESULTS The most frequent pathological entity was(More)
A 21-year-old man presented to hospital with a two-month history of productive cough with no other symptoms. Radiology revealed a cavitating lesion in the left upper lobe for which a variety of diagnoses were considered. A biopsy revealed primary pulmonary Hodgkin's lymphoma. Primary pulmonary Hodgkin's lymphoma is an uncommon initial presentation; lung(More)
BACKGROUND Peach is a common food allergen source throughout Europe. The aim of this study was to characterize peach allergy in a Portuguese patient population. METHODS Thirty peach-allergic patients confirmed by double-blind placebo-controlled food challenges and 29 controls were included. All subjects completed a standardized questionnaire regarding(More)
Atopic dermatitis is a chronic pruritic dermatosis that requires individualized treatment. Recent studies have shown that low-dose oral treatment with cyclosporine A may be useful in more severe forms. We report our experience with two patients who had severe atopic dermatitis. Both had high IgE concentration and satisfied Hanifin and Rajka's diagnostic(More)
PurposeThe aim of this study was to gain greater insight into the corneal densitometry changes occurring as a result of refractive surgery and to compare these changes across three widely used surgical techniques, namely, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis with a femtosecond laser (LASIK-FS), or ReLEx small-incision(More)
Osteomas are benign lesions that may cause life-threatening complications. Their radiological diagnosis usually is casual. Once diagnosed, periodic radiological follow-ups should be carried out and if growth occurs, surgical measures should be taken to prevent complications. The case of a 53-years-old white male admitted for injuries produced by a traffic(More)
e20647 Background: The aim of this retrospective study, is to measure the influence of the tumor control with chemo on the results of the chemo-induced anemia treatment with epos in pts with nsclc, that were non-anemic before chemo, and in whom the only recorded cause of anemia was chemotherapy treatment. cycle. METHODS We analyzed 57 stage IV nsclc pt(More)
Liposarcoma is a tumour of mesenchymal origin. Only between 3-8 percent of the total amount of cases are localized in the head and neck. Laryngeal sitting is an extremely rare occurrence. The AA. inform about the case princeps published in the national literature. It deals with an 83-years-old woman presenting a polypoid tumor on the left vocal cord. The(More)
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