Andrea Siani

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Venous aneurysms (VAs) have been described in quite of all the major veins. They represent uncommon events but often life-threatening because of pulmonary or paradoxical embolism. We describe our twelve patients' series with acute pulmonary emboli due to venous aneurysm thrombosis. Our experience underlines the importance of a multilevel case-by-case(More)
Archives MASSACHIUSETTS INSTITIUW OF TECHNOLOGY FEB 9 1-3-LIBRARIES 2 To my parents Joe and Sarah and to Charles "Ned" Holt Acknowledgements I would like to express my sincere thanks to Graham Walker, my advisor, for his constant encouragement and support especially in the early stages of this work. I would like to thank him for the many discussions, ideas,(More)
We read with great interest the article recently published by Gonzales AM and Clapp B in your journal [JSLS(2008)12:332-334]. They present the successful laparo-scopic treatment of a small bowel intussusception in a 16-year-old male. According to the medical literature, scientific evidence is poor regarding bowel intussusception in school-age children, and(More)
There is wide variability in the methods of follow up of patients with colorectal cancer. For the majority of patients follow up comprises regular clinical assessment and measurement of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) with interval colonoscopy. Regular CT examinations will additionally detect distant disease such as liver and pulmonary metastases as well as(More)
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