Francesca Vitullo

Learn More
The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term facial nerve outcome according to management of the facial nerve in patients undergoing surgery for Fisch class C tympanojugular paragangliomas. The study population consisted of 122 patients. The infratemporal type A approach was the most common surgical procedure. The facial nerve was left in place in 2(More)
Head and neck paragangliomas, rare neoplasms of the paraganglia composed of nests of neurosecretory and glial cells embedded in vascular stroma, provide a remarkable example of organoid tumor architecture. To identify genes and pathways commonly deregulated in head and neck paraganglioma, we integrated high-density genome-wide copy number variation (CNV)(More)
BACKGROUND The primary treatment of vagal paraganglioma (VP) includes 'wait and scan', surgery and radiotherapy. OBJECTIVES To present the clinical findings, surgical treatment including application of internal carotid artery (ICA) stenting to facilitate surgery, and complications, as well as to review the literature and to discuss the decision-making(More)
  • 1