Massimiliano Guerriero

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OBJECTIVE No thorough investigation of the diagnostic performance of frozen section analysis in predicting the final status of lymph nodes after exposure to concomitant chemoradiation (CT/RT) has been performed until now. The aim of the study was to analyze the accuracy of pelvic lymph node frozen section examination in a large, consecutive series of(More)
Morphologic findings of thymuses from 32 anti-acetylcholine receptor (AChR)-negative myasthenia gravis patients, 12 with and 20 without antibodies against the muscle-specific kinase (MuSK), were compared with those from 30 AChR-positive subjects. In contrast with the high frequency of thymic hyperplastic changes in AChR-positive patients, in MuSK-positive(More)
We detected the cytokines interleukin-6 (IL-6) and granulocyte macrophage-CSF (GM-CSF) by ELISA in the CSF and serum of 30 HIV-infected patients classified as AIDS dementia complex (ADC), and 20 subjects with other neurological diseases (OND). We have found a high incidence of detectable IL-6 and GM-CSF in the CSF of ADC patients compared with OND patients.(More)
The authors have conducted an open randomized study to compare the clinical efficacy and safety of cefoperazone with those of chloramphenicol in the treatment of typhoid fever. They studied 56 subjects (28 in each group), 36 males and 20 females, whose average age was 25.9 years. The diagnosis of typhoid fever was made when one of the at least three blood(More)
BACKGROUND There are only few reports of endometrial cancer arising in patients with uterine malformations. Down's syndrome is characterized by a reduced risk of solid tumors, and there are no reports about its correlation with uterine malformations. CASE An endometrial adenocarcinoma arising in both horns of a didelphys uterus of a Down's syndrome woman.(More)
The ability of platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF), insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to increase the rate of osseointegration of endosseous implants and to improve the quality of bone remodeling on the surface of titanium, has been investigated in an experimental intraosseous defect model by an histological and(More)
We evaluated the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and correlated the molecular test results with the cytological examination data (PAP test) in 364 women living in central-southern Italy (Molise region), by means of polymerase chain reaction HPV DNA genotyping and of cervical cytology. One hundred and twenty-eight women resulted HPV(More)
Perineurioma is a rare entity, it is a benign peripheral nerve sheath tumor entirely composed of perineurial cells. A 62-year-old male patient was admitted to our hospital, suffering from scrotal and pelvic pain combined with a severe and continuous pain in his right thigh. A transrectal ultrasound revealed a periprostatic oval lesion of about 5 cm in(More)