Vicki Tomaselli

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In order to study the presence of possible renal damage, 12 patients who had been chronically treated with 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol therapy, 1,25(OH)2D3, for hypoparathyroidism, pseudohypoparathyroidism, and hypophosphatemic rickets were examined by renal ultrasound. Two patients had normal values while 10 subjects showed nephrocalcinosis (NC) of mild,(More)
From 1980 to 1996, 111 patients (83 females, 28 males, mean age 51.47 +/- 15.73 years, range 1-76) underwent mitral valve replacement. Seventy-five patients underwent replacement of a biological valve and 36 of a mechanical valve. Three patients underwent a third operation. Seventy prostheses were replaced because of a structural dysfunction. Other causes(More)
The FSHB gene -211G/T polymorphism has been reported to modulate gene expression and to cause inter-individual differences in FSH serum levels in men. This study was undertaken to assess the functional relevance of this polymorphism on gonadotropin and total testosterone serum levels and sperm parameters in men from Eastern Sicily (Italy). To accomplish(More)
Pulmonary thromboembolism is a relatively common disease in an Emergency Department. Diagnosis, often difficult, is based on careful evaluation of risk factors, clinical examination, radiological and laboratory investigations. Plasma D-dimer, a degradation product of cross-linked fibrin with low specificity and very high sensibility, is considered extremely(More)
To evaluate the significance of the clinical and pathological features and survivorship data, we analyzed 203 cases of renal carcinoma who underwent surgery at our department from 1974 to 1988. Tumor stages P2 and P3 and grades G2 and G3 were the most frequent. The series is large enough to permit classification according to tumor stage and grade and most(More)
This is a note about early attempts of Salicornia patula Duval-Jouve cultivation in the northern part of Apulia region (southern Italy). This species, which occupies the driest parts along the edges of coastal lagoons on mudflats or sands that are inundated in winter, has a long history of gathering from the wild as a source of food. At our knowledge, no(More)