Federica Rosati

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of benign, hyperplastic, and malignant endometrial polyps and whether clinical data can predict histopathologic outcome. STUDY DESIGN Five hundred nine patients with endometrial polyps who consecutively underwent hysteroscopic removal of endometrial polyps over 48 months were identified from(More)
Oestrogen receptors (ESRs) regulate the growth and differentiation of normal ovarian epithelia. However, to date their role as biomarkers in the clinical setting of ovarian cancer remains unclear. In view of potential endocrine treatment options, we tested the role of ESR1 mRNA expression in ovarian cancer in the context of a neo-adjuvant chemotherapy(More)
The effect of B cell cross-match (XM) was investigated in 680 first deceased-donor kidney transplants in a single centre from 1990 to 1999: 74 transplants presented a B-positive XM (Group 1) 606 had a B-negative XM (Group 2). The absence in Group 1 of weak/low-titre anti-HLA Class I antibodies was assured blocking anti-Class I reactivity by treating B cells(More)
BACKGROUND Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is the most lethal gynecological cancer. Several hospitals throughout the region provide primary treatment for these patients and it is well know that treatment quality is correlated to the hospital that delivers. The aim of this study was to investigate the management and treatment of EOC in a Region of the North(More)
Corona mortis (CMOR) is an anastomotic branch between the external iliac or inferior epigastric vessels and the obturator artery or vein, or any vascular connection between the obturator and the external iliac systems in general with high anatomic variability. The aim of this study was to evaluate the type of anastomosis, if arterial, venous or both and the(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the sonographic and power Doppler features of pelvic relapses in endometrial and cervical cancer. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the preoperative transvaginal sonographic reports of 45 women with a histological diagnosis of pelvic relapse. The three diameters of the lesion were recorded; then the shape, margins, content (solid(More)
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