Silvia Pedercini

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OBJECTIVE To determine the need of total thyrodectomy for patients with follicular nodules of thyroid. SUBJECTS AND METHODS From January 2005 through June 2008, 2249 consecutive patients (438 males, 1811 females; mean age 54 yr, range 9-87) with thyroid nodules were submitted to 2518 ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (USgFNA) for cytological(More)
A novel high-performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) method for the quantification of diclofenac in human plasma was set up. Samples, added with ibuprofen (used as internal standard) were purified by solid-phase extraction using Abselut Nexus cartridges (Varian) not requiring pre-conditioning. Drugs of interest were eluted directly into the autosampler(More)
  • Riccardo G. Gheri, Anna Antonielli, +7 authors Mario Serio
  • 2005
Pseudohypoparathyroidism (PHPT) is an unusual disease, which is characterized by the resistance of bones and kidney to PTH, followed by hypocalcaemia, hyperphosphataemia, glandular hypertrophy and hypersecretion of PTH. Patients with PHPT clinically manifest tetany seizures, soft tissue calcifications and many congenital malformations. Clinical symptoms may(More)
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