Enzo Facciuto

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UNLABELLED Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by atrophy of the intestine villi triggered by ingestion of gluten in genetically susceptible individuals. The association between celiac disease and low BMD has been recognized, but the mechanisms of disturbance are poorly understood. We show imbalance of cytokines relevant to bone(More)
Penetration of the mandibular condyle into the middle cranial fossa is a rare complication usually due to blunt traumas to the chin. Particular anatomical and dynamic conditions can lead to the intracranial dislocation of the condyle in spite of the fracture of the condylar neck that usually prevents this event from dissipating the kinetic force of the(More)
Open reduction and rigid fixation are commonly used to treat displaced fractures of the facial skeleton. Manual reduction can be performed by means of forceps or transosseus wires to close the bone fragments. In order to reduce facial fractures, we used a technique, called Elastic Internal Traction (EIT), based on the elastic action of rubber bands(More)
PURPOSE A surgical technique is described for a new intracolonic bypass procedure in patients who underwent colonic surgery with an unprepared colon. METHODS Resection and primary anastomosis was performed. The intraluminal bypass tube used was a latex condom. RESULTS No clinical anastomotic leakage was noted. CONCLUSIONS This is a safe, low cost, and(More)
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