Donatella Silvestri

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 The aim of this study was to compare the Hickman and Groshong central venous catheters (CVCs) for incidence and severity of catheter-related complications in children. Seventy-three patients with hematological malignancies were observed, 42 with Groshong CVCs and 31 with Hickman CVCs. The number of infective episodes per 100 CVC-days was not significantly(More)
BACKGROUND In order to analyze the prognostic role of node involvement in advanced ovarian cancer, we have analyzed data from a randomized clinical trial on advanced ovarian cancer. METHODS Cases were 456 women who entered a randomized multicentric clinical trial comparing two cisplatin-based schemes of treatment after cytoreductive surgery for advanced(More)
In order to investigate the prevalence of vectorcardiographic bites, expression of small areas of fibrosis, atrophy or degeneration of the myocardium, we studied, using the vectorcardiograms (VCG) of 101 diabetic patients (35 with insulin-dependent and 66 with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, aged from 25 to 60 years, without hypertension, coronary(More)
We wish to t h a n k Prof. G iampie t ro a n d his coworkers fo r the i r k i n d a t tent ion to o u r p a p e r c o n c e r n i n g bites in diabet ic pat ients 9. We reg re t n o t h a v i n g a c k n o w l e d g e d thei r article p u b l i s h e d in ' A n # o l o g y ' 2. We will surely take in to c o n s i d e r a t i o n the i r results w h i c h d(More)
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