Natalia Rompoti

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Thyroid surgery has a history of significant changes in the technique and the incidence of complications. Since then continuous developments in surgical techniques and better understanding of thyroid anatomy and pathology have increased the safety of thyroid surgery and reduced the incidence of complications. Nowadays, the rate of postoperative mortality is(More)
ACKNOWLEDGMENT Supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, The Cancer Council of New South Wales, Cancer Institute New South Wales, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation, R.T. Hall Trust, and the Avner Nahmani Pancreatic Cancer Foundation (Australia); the Chief Scientist’s Office of the(More)
Abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) constitutes a critical clinical situation presenting a remarkable incidence being the causal factor of variable abdominal and extra-abdominal pathology, thus a rising issue of interest in intensive medical care over the past decade. Moreover, ACS as a condition potentially leading to Multiple Organ Failure (MOF), its(More)
We have previously demonstrated an impact of the BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib on patient lymphocyte counts. In the current study, the extent to which concomitant use of corticosteroids in BRAF inhibitor treated patients affects lymphocyte counts and predisposes to infection was investigated. A cohort of 102 patients receiving either the selective BRAF(More)
Neben der essenziell wichtigen Diagnostik und Behandlung der zugrunde liegenden Erkrankungen ist es ein wesentliches Ziel des komplexen Behandlungskonzeptes der Patienten mit einem chronischen Ulcus cruris, eine adäquate Analgesie zu erreichen. Wir haben daher ein neues, mit Polihexanid konserviertes Morphingel für die topische Wundbehandlung entwickelt.(More)
Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a rare and particularly aggressive type of thyroid cancer with several distinctive features that distinguish its management from other thyroid cancers. Since MTC was first recognised as a distinct tumour in 1959, it became clear that MTC is more difficult to cure than differentiated thyroid cancer and has higher rates of(More)
BACKGROUND Fumaric acid esters (FAEs) are a broadly used therapy option for patients suffering from moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Various studies in psoriasis have already shown peripheral blood lymphopenia during oral FAE therapy. Smaller studies also documented a reduction of CD4+ and CD8+ cell counts. Up to now, there are few case reports on(More)
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