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We report the experiment of five cases of neurinoma observed in the division of Day Surgery of the Third Surgery Clinic, operating in the Hematology Institute of University of Studies "La Sapienza" in Rome. The problems of the diagnosis of this neoplasia has been faced, though it is commonly unknown or confused with other cervical especially lymphonodules(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Anastomotic leak is a life threatening complication following surgery for rectal cancer below peritoneal reflection. Colostomy or ileostomy following colorectal or coloanal anastomosis protect the patients from general peritonitis or sepsis secondary to anastomotic leak. METHODOLOGY In this paper the experience of the last 100 cases of(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS It is important to single out the indications for surgery of hydatid disease of the liver at an early stage. For this, a fully comprehensive diagnostic work up of the patient is required. Surgery represents the most effective therapy and involves resection of the cysts and their outer capsule. This must be as complete as possible. MATERIAL(More)
OBJECTIVE To obtain 'intestinal atresia-like' conditions in the fetal lamb model to subsequently allow in utero surgical repair. METHODS Six time-dated pregnant sheep underwent general anesthesia at 75 days of gestation (term 145 +/- 5 days). After maternal laparotomy and hysterotomy, the fetal abdomen was opened. Once the jejunoileal intestinal loop was(More)
The aims of this study are to settle and verify how trustful is the heterotopic transplantation of the heart in an experimental model utilizing the original technique of Abbott modified by Ono and Lindsey distinguishing from it for the administration of the anaesthesia and the preservation of the organ. In this type of operation is necessary to realize only(More)
Self-transfusion represents a clinical method used for the restoration of haematic losses that, in recent years has been employed more and more widely in the surgical ambit. The utilisation of this method has become increasingly frequent because of the high diffusion of haemotransmitted diseases, and of the incidences, not negligible, of complications(More)
This paper reviews the different series of thymectomies performed in patients with autoimmune diseases other than myasthenia gravis. It is possible that thymectomy can decrease the activity of T-helper lymphocytes or, alternatively, it may enhance the activity of T-suppressor lymphocytes, whose function is depressed in autoimmune diseases. Thymectomy was(More)