Silvia Valverde

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OBJECTIVE To describe the imaging findings, with special emphasis on the magnetic resonance (MRI) findings and the clinical and radiological presentation of chondroblastoma. MATERIAL AND METHODS This is a retrospective study of 18 patients (12 men and 6 women; mean age, 19 years) diagnosed with chondroblastoma. All patients underwent plain-film(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectivity of high-dose episcleral iridium-192 wires in the treatment of choroidal melanoma. METHODS AND MATERIALS In 1983, the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Ophthalmology at the Clínica Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, Spain, initiated a clinical study using removable episcleral iridium-192 wires in the treatment of choroidal(More)
INTRODUCTION Primary aorto-enteric fistula (AEF) is an uncommon life-threating condition. Only 4% of them involve the jejunum or ileum and its mortality ranges from 33 to 85%. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 54-year-old female was admitted to the Emergency Department with syncope and hematemesis. The esophagogastroduodenoscopy found a pulsatile vessel in the(More)
INTRODUCTION Pelvic exenteration (PE) offers the best chance of cure for locally advanced primary or recurrent pelvic organ malignancies invading adjacent organs. The aims of this study were to analyse results for any pelvic exenteration that includes rectal resection and the analysis of results of fecal and urinary reconstruction. METHOD From January(More)
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