Federico Varoli

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Pyrethroid insecticides have recently been linked to endocrine disruption. Endocrine disrupting chemicals have been defined as exogenous agents that interfere with the synthesis, secretion, binding, action, or elimination of natural hormones in the body. Previous research conducted in our laboratory suggests that perinatal exposure to fenvalerate, a type-II(More)
1. Background We developed this surgical protocol about performing intraoperative laparoscopy for staging in every patient affected by stomach cancer. Sensitivity and specificity of intraoperative laparoscopy are compared with conventional preoperative staging techniques.2. Methods From January 1994 to June 1999, 83 patients affected by stomach cancer were(More)
The effects of maternal prenatal exposure to picrotoxin (0.75 mg/kg S.C. days 16-19 of pregnancy) in male rat offspring were observed. Adult sexually experienced and inexperienced animals were evaluated for heterotypical sexual behavior, as well as the testosterone plasma levels and striatal neurotransmitters. In relation to sexual behavior and analysis of(More)
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