Michela Di Giunta

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AIM To evaluate feasibility, safety and effectiveness of laparoscopic biopsies in the diagnosis and stadiation of intraabdominal lymphadenopathy. MATERIAL OF STUDY From January 2005 to December 2006 12 patients (5 males, 7 females, age 31-54, average 43) with intra-abdominal lymphadenopathy were admitted to our institution (V Chirurgia Generale Ospedale(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY Of our is to demonstrate that total thyroidectomy with lymphadenectomy of the six level is effective in papillary thyroid carcinomas than for microcarcinoma, according to recent acquisitions on the biological behavior of some microcarcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ours is a retrospective study based on analysis of the process of therapy in(More)
A wandering or ectopic spleen is a rare condition in which the spleen is not located in the left upper quadrant but is found lower in the abdomen or in the pelvic region caused by improper fixation of the ligamentous attachments. Laxity of the peritoneal attachments of the spleen results in splenic hyper mobility, known as wandering spleen. Congenital and(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY The surgical treatment of benign thyroid diseases is still controversial, as there is a tendency by some Authors toward a more conservative treatments and wider treatments by others. OBJECTIVE To claim and demonstrate that total thyroidectomy is the best and effective surgical therapy in benign thyroid diseases. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
Venous leg ulcer is the most frequent cause of trophic lesions of the limbs in patients with chronic venous insufficiency. Appropriate management of cutaneous vascular lesions is based on systemic, vascular and local assessment. The Authors used a protease-modulating matrix in 126 patients suffering from venous leg ulcers with wound granulation: 81 (64.2%)(More)
Parathyroid cysts (PCS) are rare, and less than 300 cases have been reported in literature till now. They occur in most cases as a swelling at the lower third of the neck or are identified by means of diagnostic tests performed for other neck diseases. They are rarely symptomatic. They are often confused with thyroid nodules. Rarely give compressive(More)
Liver transplantation is the ideal treatment for patients affected by early stage hepatocellular carcinoma and chronic liver disease. Considering organs shortage, alternative treatments have to be adopted to minimize the waitlist drop-out, and in case of recurrence within the accepted criteria, salvage transplantation can be considered. Surgical resection(More)
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