Rosamaria Caputi

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OBJECTIVES Ochratoxin A (OA) is a ubiquitous mycotoxin that can contaminate foods, drinks, and animal feeds worldwide. Humans and animals can therefore absorb this toxin via the gastrointestinal tract after ingestion of contaminated products. OA is known to exert toxic effects, particularly on the renal system, and the International Agency for Research on(More)
Eight cases of tenosynovitis of the foot and ankle are reviewed with special attention to the value of tenography as a diagnostic and prognostic tool. Stenosing tenosynovitis of the posterior tibial and peroneal tendons may be a cause of chronic pain and disability. Surgical treatment is often required and the tenogram can be an important adjunct in(More)
Synovectomy has developed as a useful adjunct in the treatment of various arthritic manifestations. The history, methods, and some applications of synovectomy as well as the rationale for it have been addressed. More data need to be gathered with respect to the joints of the foot. Although often overlooked in the foot, synovectomy has distinct applications(More)
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