Serena Vaiani

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OBJECTIVE The data we refer to belong to a longitudinal research project starting at the first contact of individual couples with the Infertility Unity; they were then followed-up till pregnancy or failure of treatments. The study aims at investigating in depth the emotional state of patients admitted for first consultation. Specifically, we investigated(More)
BACKGROUND Scattered reports of literature suggest the hypothesis that patients suffering from a severe stenosis of extracranial carotid artery may present an increased rate of intracranial berry aneurysms caused by the hemodynamic stress on the side opposite to the stenosis, namely on physiological shunts. However, this hypothesis has never been verified(More)
A case of a 46-year-old woman with a left cavernous sinus hemangioma is reported. The onset of symptoms consisted in left orbital pain and ocular diseases. The suspected diagnosis were among Tolosa-Hunt syndrome and, after neuroimaging researches, cavernous sinus meningioma, trigeminal neurinoma, craniopharyngioma and adenoma with extrasellar extension. The(More)
There are at present strong indications for surgery in patients suffering from symptomatic extracranial carotid stenoses of >70%. Surgery of coincidental aneurysms is a still debated problem, but there is general agreement that it is indicated in selected cases according to the patient's life-expectancy and size and site of the aneurysm. The coexistence of(More)
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