Natalia Rompoti

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BACKGROUND The approach to patients with chronic leg ulcers should include not only an accurate diagnosis with appropriate therapy fort he underlying disease, but also the development of effective analgesia. To assess the analgesic effect of topical morphine, we developed a new morphine gel with polihexanide as a preservative for the local pain treatment.(More)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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