Raffaella Pozzi Mucelli

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The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between involvement of specific areas of the brain and the occurrence of depression and anxiety in patients with multiple sclerosis. We studied 95 patients (62 women and 33 men, mean age 39.5 years, SD 11.2) with definite MS, 97 patients (65 women and 32 men, mean age 40.7, SD 11.9) suffering(More)
To determine whether changes in specific regions of the brain can contribute to the development of depression in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). We prospectively studied 90 patients with clinically definite MS. Disability, independence, cognitive performances, and depressive and anxiety symptoms have been assessed at baseline and 2 years later. At(More)
Cancers arise from unregulated cellular growth and exhibits a range of pathophysiological characteristics and behaviour. The term " tumour heterogeneity " encompasses a broad range of tumour features that have arisen as a result of different mechanistic processes including stem-cell origin, tumour evolution (linked to genetic mutations and adverse tumour(More)
We report on a 78-year old male with a positive family history for pancreatic cancer, who underwent total pancreatectomy for a suspected intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm with extensive involvement of the main pancreatic duct and multiple branch ducts. The post operative course was uneventful. Macroscopic examination of the specimen revealed multiple(More)
Focal liver lesions (FLLs) are frequently discovered during ultrasound examinations either in healthy subjects without a clinical history of cancer or during staging or follow-up procedures in oncologic patients or in routine surveillance of hepatopathic patients. In oncologic patients, the liver is the most common target of metastatic disease and accurate(More)
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