Eliana Raviola

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Herpes zoster (shingles) is caused when the varicella zoster virus that has remained latent since an earlier varicella infection (chicken-pox) is reactivated. Herpes Zoster is a less common and endemic disease than varicella: factors causing reactivation are still not well known, but it occurs in older and/or immunocompromised individuals. Following(More)
Endovascular aortic replacement (EVAR) techniques have become the first choice option for many aortic diseases in patients in whom standard open surgery was contraindicated or with high surgical risk. A secondary open surgical treatment, following a primary EVAR procedure, could, however, be challenging depending on the type, the extension and the position(More)
The paper illustrates the authors' use of surgery to treat condylar fractures using Krenkel's technique which entails a cutaneous incision under the mandibular corner and the application of a clip screw in relation to the longitudinal axis of the upright branch of the jaw. This surgical technique, which is above all indicated in cases of low subcondylar(More)
OBJECTIVES The most commonly used accesses for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) are the transfemoral (TF-TAVI) and the transapical (TA-TAVI) ones. There are concerns about TA-TAVI use in patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF). The aim of this retrospective multicentre study was to compare the outcomes of TA-TAVI and(More)