Gail Santucci

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The occurrence of brain parenchymal signal-intensity changes within the drainage territory of developmental venous anomalies (DVAs) in the absence of cavernous malformations (CMs) has been incompletely assessed. This study was performed to evaluate the prevalence of brain parenchymal signal-intensity abnormalities subjacent to DVA,(More)
In newly diagnosed breast cancer patients, it has been shown that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) detects additional cancer not found on mammography and thus is useful to map out the extent of disease in the affected breast.1 Others have shown MRI valuable in detecting occult disease in the contralateral breast.2 More recently, it has been reported that(More)
BACKGROUND The impact of informed consent to tetanus prophylaxis with human immunoglobulins on patients treated in the Emergency Department has been evaluated. METHODS Tetanus vaccination history was investigated in 1435 patients in 1995 and in 1300 patients in 1996 with post-traumatic skin lesions. RESULTS The study has shown that in 1995, 55% and in(More)
The authors examined the trend of plasma (FDPp) and urine (FDPu) fibrin-fibrinogen degradation products in a case of renal thromboembolism during atrial fibrillation. No alterations of FDP are reported in the literature for this renal pathology. This raises the question of whether this laboratory parameter is of diagnostic value during the course of renal(More)
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