Vanderlei Segatelli

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To evaluate pathologic, imaging, and technical predictors of therapy response in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) within the Milan criteria undergoing doxorubicin drug-eluting beads transarterial chemoembolization (DEB-TACE) before orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). This prospective study included consecutive patients with HCC who underwent(More)
The article reports the clinical, histopathological, and immunohistochemical findings of a 1-year-old boy presenting with isosexual pseudoprecocity attributable to a functioning Leydig cell tumor of the testis. The case appears to represent the youngest patient ever recognized with this well-known syndrome. Malignancy features were also for the first time(More)
PURPOSE The progression of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is multifactorial and angiogenesis plays a fundamental role, mainly because HCC is a highly vascularized tumor. METHODS In this study, we determined microvessel density (MVD) using the immunohistochemical markers, CD34 and CD105 (Endoglin), in 44 hepatectomy specimens, encompassing 44 malignant(More)
Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive and lethal disease that affects especially older population. Its more relevant tumor marker is CA 19-9 (carbohydrate antigen 19-9), although it can be elevated in others clinical situations, like cholangitis and cholestasis. Otherwise, a small people subset, like our patient, do not produce this tumor marker, as on blood(More)
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