Barbara Musco

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Liver abscess is a rare complication of Crohn disease. A case of multiple, bilateral, pyogenic liver abscesses appearing as a recurrent manifestation of Crohn disease in a 34-year-old man is reported. Conservative management with antibiotics, double-catheter drainage, and multiple aspirations was successful. The liver abscesses disappeared with no(More)
The objective was to evaluate the feasibility, safety, and effectiveness of radiofrequency thermal ablation (RFT), performed during laparoscopy with a cooled-tip electrode needle, in the treatment of neoplastic hepatic focal lesions. Seven patients with hepatocarcinoma (10 hepatic lesions) were treated during laparoscopy with RFT using a 100-watt RF(More)
We report our experience, begun in 1998 on a small island in the Dodecanese area of Greece, which has been called TIMTEM. The aim of this project was to improve care for people living on islands, creating a model exportable to other rural areas. The operative setting of the TIMTEM project is the island of Tilos (Greece); local authorities take part in it(More)
INTRODUCTION Vascular injuries during lumbar disc surgery vary between 1 and 5 per 10,000 disc operations and usually represent life-threatening events. MATERIAL AND METHODS The authors present a case of aorto-iliac and ICY laceration during lumbar disc hernia repair, successfully treated with immediate damage control and direct suture, followed by(More)
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