Daniele Frosali

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PURPOSE The study contained herein was undertaken to verify if immediate resection with anastomosis with on-site lavage in emergency treatment of left colon obstruction is a safe alternative to the multistage procedure, to look for solutions to practical problems outlined by previous authors, and to check the hospital stay. METHOD Between 1991 and 1995,(More)
Pancreatic abscesses are a frequent complication of acute pancreatitis and their percutaneous drainage is usually accepted. A 76 years-old male patient admitted for acute pancreatitis (Ranson 3 at admission) has been treated with conservative therapy and percutaneous US directed drainage of the abscess, located between the tail of the pancreas and the(More)
Diagnostic flow chart of 101 patients admitted with suspected TVP between 1987 and 1991 is discussed. In all of them Doppler cw and radionuclide venography with pulmonary scanning with albumin Tc 99 were performed. Since the 90's a triplex scanner was employed, usually after Doppler cw examination. Phlebography was considered as a golden backup. Pulmonary(More)
The Authors report on tpo cases of strangulated obturator hernia observed in their department during the period 1977-1987 and successfully operated on by mid-line laparotomy, both pith a diagnosis of occlusion of the small bowel. The Authors review the clinical signs and instrumental investigations which may be of use in reaching an early pre-operative(More)
Ampullary carcinoma are uncommon and case reports are fragmentary and small in number. The varied histotypes, tumour grading and staging methods, together with the different risk factors involved and diverse operating procedures make comparison difficult. The paper makes a contribution towards the number of cases reported and discusses the problems arising(More)