Juvenile Stroke in a Patient with Severe Large Vessel Atherosclerosis of the Neck Decades after Radiotherapy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: Are Iatrogenic Endocrinopathies Additional Risk Factors?
Ruggiero Leone, Sergio Altomare, Maria Stella Aniello, Daniele Liuzzi, Immacolata Plasmati, Michele Sardaro, Maria Superbo, Daniela Tato, Rosella Carpentiere, Giuseppe Guglielmi and Maurizio Giorelli
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 20, 2022
Juvenile Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a rare head and neck cancer in Western Countries. Neck radiotherapy (RT) is a routine procedure for treating or preventing the nodal metastasis in NPC patients. Ionizing radiation from RT has been associated with enhanced atherosclerotic process of large vessel arteries of the neck and brain which results in higher incidence of cerebrovascular events....
Magnetic Particles in the Human Body: A Short Review on the Effects of these Particles on the Human Health
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: January 08, 2022
Magnetic particles in the human body have various effects on the human health, ranging from positive effects in the treatment of diseases, e.g., by a hyperthermia treatment, to negative effects, e.g., on Alzheimer’s disease. In the present manuscript a short review is given on these effects of magnetic particles in the human body. It is written that by exposing diseased tissue to elevated temperature for a period of time, called hyperthermia, is a promising treatment of human diseases. Cells a...