Antonio Caldarone

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A prospective, comparative study was made of the efficacy of technetium-99m pyrophosphate (Tc PYP) and technetium-99m methylene diphosphonate (Tc MDP) in detecting soft-tissue amyloidosis. Tc PYP and Tc MDP scans were obtained within ten-day intervals in seven patients with histologically proven amyloidosis. Tc PYP was a better scanning agent for(More)
Fifty-one patients with acute inflammatory renal disease were examined with ultrasound. The spectrum of findings seen in acute pyelonephritis is described, with emphasis on the evolution of the disease from acute focal inflammation to perinephric extension. There were 26 cases of acute bacterial nephritis, 15 cases of abscess formation, and 10 cases of(More)
During 2004 and 2005 we selected ten motivated and well informed patients affected by hepatic cirrhosis and medium-large esophageal varices; we performed endoscopic band ligation to prevent the first bleeding episode in these patients because not eligible for non selective beta-blockers full dose therapy. After over 3 years' follow-up we have no found fatal(More)
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