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PURPOSE Previous studies have highlighted the importance of an appropriate human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) evaluation for the proper identification of patients eligible for treatment with anti-HER2 targeted therapies. Today, the relationship remains unclear between the level of HER2 amplification and the outcome of HER2-positive gastric(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS The majority of the time extended liver resections cannot be realized because of an insufficient future remnant liver. Baumgart suggests recently combining liver partition and portal vein section for staged hepatectomy, named ALPPS procedure. Our aim is to share our initial experience with ALPPS procedure and to perform the first(More)
Adults Sprague-Dawley rats were implanted with porous hydroxyapatite (Interpore 200), following a procedure different from that of Kawaguchi et al (1992). Instead of implanting hydroxyapatite (Ha) in periodontal osseus defects, we introduced Ha-implants in the hypodermis of rats. Animals were sacrificed on days 30, 90 and 150 (six in each stage). The(More)
Twenty molars, 10 from the maxilla and 10 from the mandible with furcation areas type II (Staffileno) were instrumented in their inter-radicular area with P10 instrument of Cavitron. It was established that the furcations of easier access instrumentation were the lingual o lower teeth and the buccal of the upper, and the most difficult accessibility were(More)
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