Silvia Rezzonico

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Schwannoma of the parotid gland is an uncommon tumor. When the facial nerve is involved by the tumor at the time of the operation, the surgical approach requires careful evaluation. The purpose of this study is to provide indications which can support the decision, taking into account the different clinical presentations of parotid schwannoma. In a(More)
Trans-oesophageal echocardiography is generally considered a safe procedure, but occasional life-threatening complications have been reported. The aim of this clinical investigation is to outline the need of surgical management in cases of large retro-pharyngeal haematoma following trans-oesophageal echocardiography. In the case reported here, a patient(More)
4614 Background: The combination of cisplatin (P), epirubicin (E), 5-fluorouracil (F) and gemcitabine (G) (PEFG regimen) yielded a progression-free survival at 6 months from treatment start (PFS6) of about 50% and a 1-year overall survival (OS) around 40% in patients with advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PA). The current trial was aimed to assess whether(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study was to report the oncological and functional results of our experience in open organ preservation surgery of the larynx. METHODS Between 1978 and 2006, 140 patients were treated with organ preservation surgery of the larynx. Feeding tube and tracheotomy duration, surgical infection, fistulae, and pneumonia were(More)
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