Giovanni Scavone

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This study was designed to demonstrate the feasibility and the reliability of microwave ablation (MWA) of epiphyseal osteoid osteomas (OO). From February to November 2012, 7 patients (4 males and 3 females; age range 16–30 years) with epiphyseal OOs were treated with MWA. The treatment was performed with 16 G antennas with a power of 20 W for 2 min. The OOs(More)
In this prospective multicenter study, we evaluate the effectiveness of corticosteroid plus vertebroplasty rather than vertebroplasty alone in the analgesic treatment of single-level vertebral neoplasms or pathological fractures. From January 2009 to February 2011, we prospectively enrolled 20 consecutive patients (11 women, nine men; age range 46–78 years;(More)
The aim of this study was to compare the technical success between left spermatic vein (LSV) scleroembolisation achieved with the injection of sclerosant through a diagnostic catheter and through an occluding balloon (OB), in the treatment of male varicocele. From January 2012 to September 2013, we prospectively enrolled 100 patients with left varicocele(More)
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