Paulo Alexandre Matos Silva Almeida

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Image-guided percutaneous needle biopsy (PNB) has proven to be a safe and effective procedure, and it became a common procedure representing an essential step for diagnosis and treatment planning in many situations. Compared to open or excisional biopsy, image-guided percutaneous biopsy is less invasive and can be proposed as an outpatient service in the(More)
The odontogenic keratocyst, also known as the keratocystic odontogenic tumor, is an aggressive, intraosseous lesion of odontogenic origin that presents a high rate of recurrence. Treatment modalities include aggressive surgical procedures and more conservative approaches that significantly influence the lesion's recurrence potential. The purpose of this(More)
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) are associated to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia in about 70% of the cases. PAVMs are associated to serious neurologic complications, secondary to inherent paradoxical embolisms. Treatment of the malformations is done to prevent these complications. The authors report a clinical case of a patient with two(More)
To the Editor, We read with great interest the letter entitled ‘‘Comment on: ‘‘CIRSE Guidelines on Percutaneous Needle Biopsy (PNB)’’ commenting our recently published manuscript [1]. We would like to thank the authors of the letter for their precious remarks. We acknowledge that air embolism is a fearful and potentially lethal complication of lung biopsy.(More)
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