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Pelvic floor disorders represent a significant cause of morbidity associated with a severe reduction of quality of life. It represents a very common clinical problem that afflicts women three to seven time more often than men. The purpose of this study was to assess the diagnostic tools available to define the imaging strategy in patients with pelvic floor… (More)
Chordoma is a rare malignant tumor of the bone; it arises from embryonic remnants of the primitive notochord and occurs along the midline from the skull base to the sacrum. In this article, we reviewed the origin, location, clinical, histopatological and imaging features, treatment, and differential diagnosis of chordoma.
The purpose of this study is to report on a multi-center experience of ruptured intracranial aneurysms treated in acute phase with stent-assisted coil embolization, including primary success rates and midterm follow-up results. Retrospective analysis was performed on a sample of 40 patients (14 men, 26 women, mean age 59.7 years) affected by ruptured… (More)
Ependymoma has been described typically as an intramedullary tumour derived from ependymal cells with a predominance in women in the fifth decade of life. Pain is the most frequent symptom. Intradural extramedullary presentation is rarely described and almost always as a unique lesion. We describe a 53-year-old man with multi-segmental diffuse intradural… (More)
This study assessed the one-year clinical and radiographic outcomes, in terms of pain-relief, vertebral re-fracture and complications, after vertebroplasty (VP) using a new osteoconductive cement (calcium triglyceride bone cement - Kryptonite™ bone cement, Doctors Research Group Inc., Southbury, CT, USA) to treat osteoporotic vertebral compression… (More)