Filippo Fiori

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BACKGROUND Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) can result in major postoperative blood loss which can impact on the recovery and rehabilitation of patients. It also requires expensive transfusions. The purpose of the study was to investigate whether a hemostatic matrix, composed of cross-linked gelatin and a thrombin solution, would reduce blood loss in patients(More)
INTRODUCTION Pancreatic trauma without injuries to other organs is uncommon, as reported in the reviewed literature. Diagnosis of pancreatic trauma might be difficult, due to unspecific signs and symptoms. The integrity of the main pancreatic duct is the crucial point in the management and outcome of patients with pancreatic trauma. PRESENTATION OF CASE(More)
Data concerning a personal surgical series covering the last 10 years have been collected as far as cases regarded lumbar gangliectomy. The operative indication and incidence of this type of operation, performed for sclerotic obliterating arteriopathy of the lower extremities, out of total admissions and out of total direct reconstructive surgery(More)
An attempt is made to identify the factors responsible for pelvic haemodynamic modification following aorto-iliac reconstructive surgery. 24 patients submitted to operation for aorto-iliac arterial lesions have been assessed pre- and post-operatively as regards capacity of erection. The penile-brachial index obtained by way of a Doppler sound technique is(More)
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