Paola Girardi

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The authors describe a unique case of a choroid plexus papilloma of the sacral nerve roots. This 60-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of a 1-year history of sacral pain, rectal and urinary bladder retention, and paradoxical episodic incontinence. Physical examination revealed sensory abnormalities in the S-2 dermatomes and poor rectal and(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of our study was to provide data about suicide and attempted suicide in the Italian military environment from 1986 to 1998. METHODS Italian data were gathered from the clinical documentation archived by the Epidemiological Observatory. These data were collected in a Case Report Form and subsequently sorted into the statistical program(More)
As part of a Ministry of health founded research project into the quality of life among advanced cancer patients and in collaboration with the National Tumour Institutes of Milan, Naples and Genoa, an investigation was conducted on a national and international scale into the quality of the assistance given to cancer patients. Specific subjects of(More)
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