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Review Article  |   Volume 3, Issue 2

The Key Role of Multislice Computed Tomography for Direct Aortic Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation

Giuseppe Bruschi, Fesc Paola Colombo, Bruno Merlanti, Diana Artioli, Stefano Nava, Francesco Soriano, Oriana Belli, Francesco Musca, Luca Botta, Giuseppe Tata, Ettore Colombo, Fabrizio Oliva and Claudio F Russo
Abstract

Retrograde femoral implantation is considered the less invasive approach for TAVI, however TAVI patients are also often affected by severe iliac-femoral arteriopathy, rendering the trans-femoral approach either unemployable or are deemed to carry a high risk of vascular injury.

PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2572-3235.1510030

Case Report  |   Volume 3, Issue 2

Axillary Castleman's Disease: A Rare Case Report

Marco Andolfi, Riccardo Girotto, Nicolò Schicchi, Gaia Goteri and Majed Refai
Abstract

Castleman's Disease (CD) is a rare benign lymphoproliferative disorder of uncertain origin which most commonly involves the mediastinum but rarely affects the axilla. We report a case of voluminous axillary unicentral CD, detected due to palpation of a painless mass in the left axilla in a healthy 32-year-old woman.

PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2572-3235.1510029

Case Report  |   Volume 3, Issue 2

A Rare Case of IPMN Arising from Heterotopic Pancreatic Tissue and Gastroenteric Congenital Anomalies

Michaela Cellina, Marcello Alessandro Orsi, Chiara Floridi, Giulia Van Der Byl and Giancarlo Oliva
Abstract

We report a rare case of double Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm with multiple foci of adenocarcinoma originating from duodenal and gastric heterotopic pancreatic tissue, associated with gastric duplication and intestinal malrotation.

PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2572-3235/1510028

Research Article  |   Volume 3, Issue 2

Molecular Magnetic Resonance and Ultra Sound Imaging of Tumor Angiogenesis

Marie Poirier-Quinot, Ingrid Leguerney, Ludovic De Rochefort, Stéphanie Pitre-Champagnat, Xavier Violas, Sandra Robin, Rose-Marie Dubuisson, Jean-Christophe Ginefri, Philippe Robert, Luc Darrasse and Nathalie Lassau
Abstract

Seeking out and identifying imaging biomarkers for early cancer diagnosis and the evaluation of patient response to therapy requires an improvement in the specificity of imaging techniques. This study explores in vivo neo-angiogenesis assessment using molecular mechanisms through target molecular Magnetic Resonance (MR) and Ultrasound (US).

PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2572-3235/1510027

Research Article  |   Volume 3, Issue 2

Ultrasound Can Accurately Diagnose Fibroadenomas in Women Less Than 35 Years

Mustafa Khanbhai, Rita Borgen and Richard Dobrashian
Abstract

Best practice guidelines suggest that patients < 25 years with ultrasound diagnosis of fibroadenoma, biopsy can be avoided if certain radiological criteria are satisfied. There is a cohort of patients < 35 years with ultrasound features suggestive of fibroadenoma who are being exposed to unnecessary biopsies.

PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2572-3235.1510026


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