Maddalena Cester

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Progress in diagnosis and treatment has led to an increased number of transplantation patients who consequently have immunological depression and emergence of tumors. The incidence of cervical neoplasia, according to previous studies, is 11%; this tumor is the only one that can be investigated by screening before and after a graft. Our purpose was to(More)
We report herein three cases of severe fetal thrombocytopenia due to anti-human platelet antigen (HPA)- 1a maternal antibodies. The first and the third cases were diagnosed on the basis of previously affected siblings and treated successfully by maternal intravenous human immunoglobulins and corticosteroids. In the second case an unexpected neonatal(More)
The aim of this article is to describe two cases of pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy to highlight the major issues associated with the obstetric and anesthesiological management of such patients who, despite the medical advice, decided to continue their pregnancy and gave birth to healthy babies. In our first case, there has been the need for a(More)
Congenital complete heart block (CCHB) is an uncommon disorder with an incidence of about 1/20,000 in liveborn infants. It can occur in the setting of structurally normal heart or with structural disease; it is associated with high mortality and morbidity and requires a high index of suspicion for early diagnosis and therapy. Isolated CCHB in a fetus is(More)
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