Enrico Tavani

Learn More
To this day intestinal biopsy is justly considered the "gold standard" for the diagnosis of coeliac disease (CD). The aim of the authors in setting up these guidelines was to assist pathologists in formulating a more precise morphological evaluation of a duodenal biopsy in the light of clinical and laboratory data, to prepare histological samples with(More)
Most patients with serum hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA and persistently normal alanine transaminase (ALT) levels show histological features of mild to moderately active chronic hepatitis. Some cirrhosis has also been reported. To assess whether interferon (IFN) treatment led to long-term HCV suppression in these patients, 31 previously untreated patients (15(More)
A case of annular pancreas found in a 45 year man was successfully treated by surgical resection. An histological and immunohistochemical study of the endocrine component within the resected annular tissue showed its identity with that of the postero-inferior head in the normal adult pancreas, both tissues being characterized by very high PP cell content,(More)
We read with great interest the article by Worthley et al that recently appeared in your Journal, and the subsequent letter on the same subject. We would like to make some comments on this interesting topic. Worthley et al reported a new autosomal dominant syndrome that they named gastric adenocarcinoma and proximal polyposis of the stomach (GAPPS). GAPPS(More)
INTRODUCTION Inflammatory fibroid polyp (IFP) is a rare mesenchymal tumor of the gastrointestinal tract. The lesion is characterized by spindle-shaped stromal cells and an inflammatory infiltrate rich in eosinophils. CASE REPORT The AA. present a case of the IFP of the stomach. A 85-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital for early vomiting and(More)