Patrizia Saltarelli

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The only currently recommended treatment for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is lifestyle modification. Preliminary studies of silybin showed beneficial effects on liver function. Realsil (RA) comprises the silybin phytosome complex (silybin plus phosphatidylcholine) coformulated with vitamin E. We report on a multicenter, phase III, double-blind(More)
AIMS AND BACKGROUND Gastric cancer (GC) represents one of the most important causes of death by malignancy world wide. Our retrospective study was carried out on surgical stomach specimens obtained from a series of 552 consecutive cases of GC observed in the Departments of Surgical Pathology of the Public Hospitals of L'Aquila and Atri which cover the 17%(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients require different treatment strategies according to disease extension, liver function, and patient's fitness. We evaluated HCC multidisciplinary management in clinical practice. METHODS Consecutive patients were followed and treated with tailored medical, locoregional, and surgical treatments, according(More)
A case-double control study on 318 personally interviewed patients with large bowel neoplasia has been carried out to establish the possible role of cholecystectomy in the development of colorectal cancer. The dietary habits both of the cancer patients and control subjects were investigated. All controls were considered free of neoplastic lesions on the(More)
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