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Following a review of the literature on the topic, the authors examined all patients admitted to the Institute of Surgical Pathology 1st at the University of Pavia between 1-1-1974 and 31-12-1988 affected by hernias of the abdominal wall or surgical laparoceles, paying special attention to those patients aged over 65. Attention was focused on concomitant(More)
The presence of the single nucleotide polymorphisms in exon 1 of the mannose-binding lectin 2 (MBL2) gene was evaluated in a sample of 159 patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery (71 patients undergoing valve replacement surgery and 300 control subjects) to investigate a possible association between polymorphisms and heart disease with Chlamydia(More)
Acute pathologies of the biliary tract in geriatric patients were examined in this study taking into account the major causes, treatment used and results obtained. All patients aged over 65 who had been hospitalised during the past 17 years for acute pathologies of the biliary tract (564 cases, equivalent to 34.2% of all in-patients suffering from acute(More)
Following a review of the literature on this topic, the authors examine all patients with thyroid pathologies who were admitted to the 1st Institute of Surgical Pathology of the University of Pavia between 1-1-1974 and 31-12-1990. Only patients aged over 65 were included in the study and were subdivided into two groups, namely those aged between 65-74 (3rd(More)
Following a review of the literature on the topic, the Authors examined all patients admitted to the Institute of Surgical Pathology 1st at the University of Pavia between 1-1-1974 and 31-12-1988 for hiatus hernia, paying special attention to those aged over 65. From an analysis of the results, it was possible to evaluate the influence of collateral(More)
After a review of the literature a study was conducted into oesophageal cancers among elderly patients in Pavia University's Institute of Surgical Pathology in 1974-1985. The results led to the following conclusions: this disease occurs most often among the elderly especially those in their sixties; symptoms (dysphagia, weight loss, regurgitation with(More)
The Authors, after having reviewed all the literature on this topic, have studied all patients over 60 which were admitted with a diagnosis of peptic ulcer disease at the Institute of Surgical Pathology of the University of Pavia from January 1, 1974 until December 31, 1985. They noted, from their results, that this disease shows a predilection for adults,(More)
After examining the literature on the subject, all admissions to the Pavia University Department of Surgical Pathology from 1-1-1974 to 31-12-1985 belonging to the IIIrd age and suffering from non-neoplastic and neoplastic bile way pathology have been reviewed. The two groups were studied on the basis of their histories and laboratory examinations, the(More)