Anna Galluzzo

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To retrospectively investigate the prevalence, MR findings, natural history, and association with other hepatic lesions of focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH)-like lesions in a cohort of consecutive patients with cavernous transformation of the portal vein (CTPV). This retrospective IRB-approved study comprised 58 patients (32 men, 26 women; average age, 50(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the response of biliary tract cancer treated with multidrug chemotherapy using FDG PET in comparison with morphologic and density changes. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this phase II clinical trial, 28 patients with unresectable or metastatic biliary tract cancers treated with gemcitabine and oxaliplatin(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of MR cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) in biliary tree patology in comparison with percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and surgical findings. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-six patients , with clinical and laboratory findings suggestive of biliary(More)
AIM As part of the Catania symposium on lung metastasectomy we reviewed our practice of computed tomography (CT)-guided percutaneous transthoracic needle biopsy of pulmonary metastatic lesions with particular emphasis on diagnostic accuracy and nature of complications lesions. MATERIALS & METHODS 25 patients with metastatic lesions of the lung have been(More)
AIM The aim of this study is to investigate anatomical lung variations and vascular patterns using volumetric 3D computed tomography (CT) representations. METHODS & RESULTS We considered 24 major thoracic surgery performed in our ward. In these, we discovered some interesting anatomical variations of the main pulmonary fissures. These findings were not(More)
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