Corina Luigi

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OBJECTIVE Schwannomas are benign tumours arising from Schwann cells of the peripheral nerve sheath. They are relatively frequent in the head and neck region (25-45%) but rarely involve in the sinonasal tract (4%). The authors outline the diagnostic difficulties and the problems in choosing the best surgical approach in two atypical cases of sinonasal(More)
To evaluate the presence of electrophysiological abnormalities in the visual function of young persons with diabetes, visual evoked potentials were recorded, in basal conditions and after photostress, in 30 patients with newly diagnosed insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Their mean age was 17.6 years (3.6 SD), and their glycosated haemoglobin (HbAlc) was(More)
BACKGROUND Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) is an integral part of breast cancer treatment. It is required in about 40-50% of patients. The placement of a drain in the axilla after an operation is current surgical practice. Short surgical stay programmes increase operating efficiency and reduce medical care costs, without compromising quality of care.(More)
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