Bruno Della Pietra

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We present the case of complete post-mortem decapitation of a 43 years old man killed by gunshots discharged from a distance of 40 - 50 cm. The corpse was left in the courtyard of his isolated carpentry and a mongrel dog lived in that courtyard, maybe attracted by the blood gushed from the wound, got a depredation of the corpse till the complete(More)
INTRODUCTION Iatrogenic splenic injury is a recognized complication in abdominal surgery. The aim of this paper is to understand the medico-legal issues of iatrogenic splenic injuries. We performed a literature review on PubMed and Scopus using iatrogenic splenic or spleen injury and iatrogenic splenic rupture as keywords. Iatrogenic splenic injury cases(More)
Acute liver failure (ALF) is the clinical manifestation of sudden and severe hepatic injury. It is a rare disorder, with an incidence between one and six cases per million people every year in the developed world, and it has a high mortality rate. There are many definitions of ALF, but it is mainly characterised by the presence of encephalopathy during the(More)
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