Leia Franchini

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The CT picture of a case of synovial chondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint is described. The distinctive feature of the case was the presence of ossified loose bodies surrounding the head of the condyle. Three-dimensional image reconstruction was also employed to obtain better overall visualization of the alterations.
The authors present the CT aspect of 3 patients with massive retroperitoneal hemorrhage, caused by leaking of aneurysms of the lumbar aorta (2 cases) and of the right iliac artery (1 case). CT is a first choice examination in studying suspect ruptured aneurysms; in fact it can show dimensions and place of the aneurysm, and it is also possible an exact(More)
Post surgical-infections in neurosurgery and cardiosurgery are infrequent, but potentially fatal complications. The aim of this study was to compare the utility of 99mTc-HMPAO white blood cells scintigraphy (WBCS) with traditional diagnostic approaches in post-surgical complications, in order to obtain timely demonstration of a current infection. We studied(More)
CT-scans were performed in the follow-up of 124 patients surgically treated for rectal carcinoma. CT allowed direct visualization of possible local recurrences and infiltration of neighbouring structures chiefly muscles and bones; it can also prove post surgical abscesses, metastatic spreads to lymph nodes and other structures such as liver, lung and bones;(More)
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