Carmen Piccolo

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The charts of 35 women with primary malignant non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL) of the breast were retrieved from the files of the Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, over a 30-year period (1957 to 1986). These cases represented 0.1% of the more than 25,000 primary malignant tumors of the breast treated during the same period. The median age of these patients was(More)
Sympathetic hyperinnervation due to nerve sprouting generated by the left stellate ganglion has been noted following cardiopulmonary disease processes. Sympathetic hyperinnervation seems to be limited to cardiopulmonary diseases in the experimental and clinical settings. However, histological changes of the left stellate ganglion following cardiopulmonary(More)
40 prepubertal boys, aged 6 to 10 years, were studied from 1977 to 1979 in order to evidence any circannual rhythm in the testosterone plasmatic levels. The patients observed in the following life schedule: nocturnal rest from 2200 to 0600 circa, meals at 0800, 1300, 1900. Plasma samples were taken at 0800 and testosterone was assayed by RIA. Testosterone(More)
Two HGH (insulin and L-Dopa) stimulating tests were performed at time interval on 65 subjects with short stature (SDs between -2 and -4.5 according to Tanner) and on 18 control subjects, in order to study the influence of short stature degree on the HGH behaviour during the stimulating tests. The results obtained show that: 1. Statistically the short(More)
Seven patients, six suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and one from Friedreich ataxia, were treated with a placebo i.v. infusion during the first day and with TRH-T i.v. infusion at a rate of 2 mg/h for 8 h daily (total daily dosage 16 mg) on the 2 consecutive days. Continuous blood pressure (BP) and EKG monitorings were performed during 3(More)
Upper extremity native arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) continue to be the standard of care for hemodialysis patient's access. Although autogenous fistulas are superior to catheters and synthetic grafts, they are not without their own complications. One complication is venous aneurysms that can lead to skin erosion, bleeding, and site loss. Although(More)
INTRODUCTION The use of endovascular technology for mesenteric interventions has become an increasingly accepted treatment modality. We present an unusual case of celiac artery stent placement for coronary ischemia. CASE DESCRIPTION A 66-year-old male with a history most notable for coronary artery disease and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) x 3(More)