Vincenzo Ambrogi

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BACKGROUND Lung cancer remains a major health challenge in the world. Survival for patients with stage I disease ranges between 40-70%. This suggests that a significant proportion of patients with stage I NSCLC may actually be under-staged. METHODS In order to identify genes relevant for lung cancer development, we carried out cDNA array experiments(More)
Intraoperative nerve monitoring (IONM) aimed at reducing the injuries of recurrent laryngeal nerve during thyroidectomy is controversial. We conducted a meta-analysis to assess the incidence of nerve injuries with or without IONM. Studies published from January 1994 to February 2012 in English language on humans were identified. Heterogeneity of studies was(More)
BACKGROUND In myasthenia gravis (MG) both native and ectopic thymic tissue containing germinal centers should show greater metabolism compared to adjacent tissues. We evaluated whether preoperative standardized uptake value (SUV) of 18fluoro-deoxy-glucose on Positron Emission Tomography (PET) might be increased and correlated with the presence of native or(More)
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