Valeria Giovannelli

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In order to acquire a better understanding of the spatial and temporal variations of genetic diversity of Burkholderia cepacia populations in the rhizosphere of Zea mays, 161 strains were isolated from three portions of the maize root system at different soil depths and at three distinct plant growth stages. The genetic diversity among B. cepacia isolates(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe an unusual case of congenital fibroepithelial polyp of the prostatic urethra in an adult, presented with acute urinary retention. METHODS Cystouretrographic, endoscopical and pathological investigations are discussed. RESULTS The definitive diagnosis of the tenth case of this benign lesion was made only after endoscopic resection(More)
Twenty-five male patients with superficial bladder cancer underwent intravesical Bacillus Calmette Guerin immunotherapy. A high incidence of side effects has occurred using three different substrains of BCG. Our interest has been focused on BCG related granulomatous prostatitis: we have found four asymptomatic patients with histologically diagnosed disease.(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the study is to evaluate the nutritional stats in candidates to radical cystectomy in order to minimize post-operative complications. METHODS The evaluation is carried out on the basis of anthropometric, bio-humoral and immunologic indexes in a retrospective analysis of patients who underwent major urologic surgery during the last(More)
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