I. J. Romano

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OBJECTIVE To determine, in patients undergoing sellar repair after endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery, the clinical efficacy of a combination of fibrin sealant/collagen fleece compared to the use of fibrin sealant or collagen fleece alone, in preventing CSF-related (cerebrospinal fluid) postoperative complications. METHODS From a retrospective(More)
Wireless capsule endoscopy is a new endoscopic tool for the diagnosis and management of small bowel diseases. The main indication at present is the evaluation of GI bleeding of obscure origin, Crohn's disease, coeliac disease and small bowel tumors. Studies suggest that capsule endoscopy is associated with few adverse events. Whether cardiac pacemaker may(More)
We report the case of a 46 years-old woman, who developed a linear lesion sclero-atrophic from the medial frontal region and which expanded in cranio-caudal sense, with subsequent skin and dermic atrophy. A biopsy was performed and confirmed a dermal-epidermal sclerosis. These data, associated with the clinical characteristics, let us to diagnose a(More)
We describe a case of sclero-atrophy which is localized to the frontal margin of the scalp's insertion, in a 55 years-old woman, following the local injection of botulinum toxin type A. After 10 days from the drug application for aesthetic purposes, the patient presented pruritic erythematous reaction and subsequent sclero-atrophic reaction, with hair loss(More)
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