Claudia Iannetti

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Anatomical abnormalities of the liver are extremely rare. Although the majority of cases with an accessory liver are not detected, it can give rise to various clinical symptoms like recurrent abdominal pain and impaired liver function. Here we present the first case of orthotopic liver transplantation in a patient with hepatic ischemia caused by complete(More)
A 27-year-old woman with a giant cell tumor of the rib with a cystic-hemorrhagic appearance underwent surgery consisting of en bloc resection and reconstruction of the thoracic wall with Marlex mesh, reinforced with two titanium plates. When possible this type of tumor requires resection, instead of radiotherapy, since the majority of cases of malignant(More)
To determine the effects of increasing dosages of continuously infused arginine-vasopressin (AVP) on mucosal tissue oxygen tension and oxygen supply in an auto-perfused, innervated jejunal segment in an acute endotoxic porcine model. Prospective, randomized, experimental study. University hospital animal research laboratory. Jejunal mucosal tissue PO2 was(More)
Intestinal transplantation has evolved into an established treatment for patients with intestinal failure. Although acute rejection episodes are reversible, late onset and chronic rejections remain major prognostic factors. We describe here our experience with endoscopic and histologic long-term monitoring through a cutaneous enterostomy. Between 1989 and(More)
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