C. B. D'Amico

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The clinical significance of serum interleukin-6 (IL-6) and its correlation with cystatin C (Cyst C), an endogenous inhibitor of cysteine proteinase cathepsin K, was investigated by immunoassays in patients with bone metastasis from breast cancer (BCa) or prostate cancer (PCa). Additional studies were also performed in these patients to assess the effects(More)
Histological dissection of human tissue has relied on conventional procedures, which have largely remained unchanged for decades. Practices to determine measurement parameters employed in these procedures have largely relied on the use of rulers and weighing scales. It is well documented in the scientific literature that both fixation and processing of(More)
BACKGROUND Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) involves evaluation of frozen tissue sections to determine complete circumferential and deep tissue margin clearance of skin tumours. PrestoCHILL and Presto stainer devices are two new innovative tools which bring benefits of automation, speed and efficiency to the preparation of frozen section analysis in MMS. The(More)
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