Learn More
PURPOSE To investigate effectiveness of percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty (PTRA) in treatment of renal artery stenoses due to Takayasu arteritis (TA), fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) and neurofibromatosis (NF). MATERIALS-METHODS Between December 1991-October 2006, 20 pediatric cases (age range 3-18 years, meanly 12.5 year) with at least 60%(More)
IgG3 type. The hematic and serous blood group was identified as 0 Rh positive; anti-DNA and ANA antibodies were negative. Viral serology demonstrated IgM anti-varicella antibodies, anti-HIV, CMV, infectious mononucleosis and hepatitis serelogy was negative. An immunohematological study carried out at the regional transfusion center showed the 3+/4+(More)
We present a 29-year-old woman admitted with severe postural headache after spontaneous term labor. Lactation ceased for the duration of headache. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed dural thickening that is suggestive of spontaneous intracranial hypotension. CT-cisternography disclosed cervicodorsal dural leak. She was treated with a high-volume(More)
Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the small intestine. Common complications related to a Meckel's diverticulum include hemorrhage, intestinal obstruction, and inflammation. Small bowel obstruction due to mesodiverticular band of Meckel's diverticulum is a rare complication. Herein, we report a case of small bowel obstruction(More)
Intrathoracic solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare disease. Radical resection is the standard of care. However, estimating prognosis and planning follow-up and treatment strategies remains challenging. Data were retrospectively collected by five international centers to explore outcome and biomarkers for predicting event-free-survival (EFS). 125(More)
  • 1