Angelo J Greco

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OBJECTIVE We evaluated the extent to which hepatic lesion characterization and detection is improved by using gadobenate dimeglumine for enhancement of MR images. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-six patients were imaged before gadobenate dimeglumine administration, immediately after the 2 mL/sec bolus administration of a 0.05 mmol/kg dose (dynamic imaging),(More)
Involvement of the posterior segment of the eye in Goldenhar-Gorlin syndrome is more common than is generally appreciated. We examined seven patients with this syndrome. Abnormalities included diminished visual acuity, tilted optic disc, optic nerve hypoplasia, tortuous retinal vessels, macular hypoplasia and heterotopia, microphthalmia and anophthalmia. In(More)
BACKGROUND An increased incidence of second cancers has been reported in lymphoproliferative disorders. PATIENTS AND METHODS We assessed the frequency, characteristics and predictive factors of second cancers in 230 patients with Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM) and compared the incidence of second cancers in WM with that of an age- and sex-matched(More)
It is the position of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) that formal postgraduate residency training, or equivalent experience, is required to enter direct patient care practice. Therefore, it is important to align professional degree educational outcomes with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to enter residency training. This(More)
Two cases of cardiac myxoma with secondary involvement of the brain and death are reported. In one case, tumor emboli to the middle cerebral artery caused massive cerebral infarction, while in the other case true cerebral metastasis developed in the cerebrum and cerebellum, with rapid demise ensuing in both patients. It is emphasized that an emergency(More)
INTRODUCTION A case of massive facial edema and airway obstruction secondary to an acute sialadenitis is described that occurred a few hours after a neurosurgical procedure performed in the prone position. Literature on this topic is reviewed. CASE PRESENTATION A 73-year-old Caucasian woman underwent a right parieto-occipital craniotomy to remove a(More)
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