M Alifano

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pneumonectomy after chemotherapy: morbidity, mortality, and long-term outcome
    Marco Alifano
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu Hospital, AP HP, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1866-72; discussion 1872-3. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of bronchiectasis: early and long-term results
    Riccardo Giovannetti
    Departement of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu University Hospital, Paris V University, Paris, France
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:609-12. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A new method for detection of postpneumonectomy broncho-pleural fistulas
    Marco Alifano
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1662-4. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Thoracic endometriosis: current knowledge
    Marco Alifano
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu, AP HP, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:761-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Can low-molecular-weight heparin improve the outcome of patients with operable non-small cell lung cancer? An urgent call for research
    Marco Alifano
    Unit of Thoracic Surgery, Maggiore Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Chest 126:601-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Endometriosis-related pneumothorax: clinicopathologic observations from a newly diagnosed case
    Marco Alifano
    U O di Chirurgia Toracica, Ospedale Bellaria Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1219-21. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Catamenial and noncatamenial, endometriosis-related or nonendometriosis-related pneumothorax referred for surgery
    Marco Alifano
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Paris V University, Paris, France
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:1048-53. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Catamenial pneumothorax: a prospective study
    Marco Alifano
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, AP HP, Universite Paris VI, Paris, France
    Chest 124:1004-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Carcinoma showing thymus-like elements invading the trachea
    Marco Alifano
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hopital Hotel Dieu, AP HP, Universite Paris V, Paris, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:191-2. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause of hiccup: costal exostosis. Treatment by video-assisted thoracic surgery
    Marco Alifano
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, AP HP, 1, Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75181, Paris Cedex 04, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:1056-8. 2003

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Publications55

  1. doi request reprint Pneumonectomy after chemotherapy: morbidity, mortality, and long-term outcome
    Marco Alifano
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu Hospital, AP HP, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1866-72; discussion 1872-3. 2008
    ..Results of pneumonectomy after chemotherapy are controversial, and the procedure is often considered as potentially dangerous...
  2. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of bronchiectasis: early and long-term results
    Riccardo Giovannetti
    Departement of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu University Hospital, Paris V University, Paris, France
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:609-12. 2008
    ..Surgical treatment of bronchiectasis obtains satisfactory long-term results, with acceptable morbidity rates...
  3. ncbi request reprint A new method for detection of postpneumonectomy broncho-pleural fistulas
    Marco Alifano
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1662-4. 2003
    ..In 20 control patients the test was carried out 48 hours after pneumonectomy. Both the O2 and the N2O test were negative in all cases. However, in 2 patients with broncho-pleural fistula both the O2 and the N2O tests were positive...
  4. ncbi request reprint Thoracic endometriosis: current knowledge
    Marco Alifano
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu, AP HP, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:761-9. 2006
    ..Surgery, hormonal treatments and combined approaches have all been proposed, with variable results in terms of short and long term outcome...
  5. ncbi request reprint Can low-molecular-weight heparin improve the outcome of patients with operable non-small cell lung cancer? An urgent call for research
    Marco Alifano
    Unit of Thoracic Surgery, Maggiore Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Chest 126:601-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Endometriosis-related pneumothorax: clinicopathologic observations from a newly diagnosed case
    Marco Alifano
    U O di Chirurgia Toracica, Ospedale Bellaria Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1219-21. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Catamenial and noncatamenial, endometriosis-related or nonendometriosis-related pneumothorax referred for surgery
    Marco Alifano
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Paris V University, Paris, France
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:1048-53. 2007
    ..Catamenial and endometriosis-related pneumothorax are considered relatively rare entities. Their clinical characteristics and outcome are incompletely known...
  8. ncbi request reprint Catamenial pneumothorax: a prospective study
    Marco Alifano
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, AP HP, Universite Paris VI, Paris, France
    Chest 124:1004-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the incidence of catamenial pneumothorax (CP) among women who have been referred for the surgical treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax (SP) and to study its pathogenic mechanisms...
  9. ncbi request reprint Carcinoma showing thymus-like elements invading the trachea
    Marco Alifano
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hopital Hotel Dieu, AP HP, Universite Paris V, Paris, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:191-2. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause of hiccup: costal exostosis. Treatment by video-assisted thoracic surgery
    Marco Alifano
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, AP HP, 1, Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75181, Paris Cedex 04, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:1056-8. 2003
    ..Removal of a 2 cm rib segment including the implantation basis of the exostosis was achieved by video-assisted thoracic surgery. Symptoms disappeared after surgery. This report shows an exceptional symptom of costal exostosis...
  11. doi request reprint Lobectomy with pulmonary artery resection: morbidity, mortality, and long-term survival
    Marco Alifano
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu Hospital, AP HP, Paris, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1400-5. 2009
    ..We report our experience with 93 consecutive pulmonary artery reconstructions during pulmonary lobectomy with regard to morbidity, mortality, and long-term survival...
  12. ncbi request reprint Unusual imaging of late postpneumonectomy empyema
    Marco Alifano
    Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:935. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Mediastinoscopy and permanent venous access device positioning through the same incision
    M Alifano
    Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, AP HP, 1, Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75181 Paris Cedex 04, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:410-1. 2001
    ..The technique is simple, safe and provides increased patient acceptability...
  14. doi request reprint Catamenial pneumothorax
    Marco Alifano
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu Hospital, AP HP, Paris V University, Paris, France
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:381-6. 2010
    ..In the present review, I will provide a synthesis of available knowledge on the subject...
  15. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of lung cancer invading the chest wall: results and prognostic factors
    P Magdeleinat
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Marie Lannelongue Hospital, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:1094-9. 2001
    ..The study was performed to assess prognostic factors in patients with lung cancer invading the chest wall treated by surgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of stage I lung cancer. Results and prognostic factors
    C Porrello
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 43:723-7. 2002
    ..Setting: a tertiary referral general hospital...
  17. ncbi request reprint Perioperative analysis of biopsies issued from mediastinoscopy
    M Alifano
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Universite Paris V, Hotel Dieu, 1, Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75004 Paris, France
    Surg Endosc 19:1456-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate frozen sections of samples obtained at mediastinoscopy for their clinical usefulness...
  18. ncbi request reprint Video-mediastinoscopy in management of patients with lung cancer: a preliminary study
    N Venissac
    Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hopital Pasteur, CHU de Nice, France
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 10:71-5. 2000
    ..The optimal visualization of mediastinal structure and the possibility for the surgeon to operate with both hands are appreciable characteristics of this technique...
  19. ncbi request reprint Surgical procedures in mediastinal lung cancer staging
    M Boaron
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Maggiore Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:ii22-23. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Invasive inflammatory pseudo-tumor involving the lung and the mediastinum
    G Corneli
    , Ospedale Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 49:124-6. 2001
    ..The patient is well at 9-year follow-up. Inflammatory pseudotumor may present a particularly aggressive behavior. Multimodality approach, including extensive surgical resection, may be necessary in dealing with this disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Results of FDG-PET scanning in the pre-operative staging of broncho-pulmonary tumors]
    C Perrotin
    Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, Paris, France
    Rev Mal Respir 22:579-85. 2005
    ..In this study we report our experience of the impact of FDG-PET in the pre-operative assessment of NSCLC...
  22. doi request reprint Pneumoperitoneum associated with catamenial pneumothorax in women with thoracic endometriosis
    Christine Jablonski
    Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Fertil Steril 91:930.e19-22. 2009
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  23. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of superior sulcus tumors: results and prognostic factors
    Marco Alifano
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, AP HP, 1 Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75004 Paris, France
    Chest 124:996-1003. 2003
    ..To study the clinical characteristics, treatment modalities, and outcome of patients with superior sulcus tumors who underwent surgery over a 15-year period...
  24. pmc FADD protein release mirrors the development and aggressiveness of human non-small cell lung cancer
    Y Cimino
    Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, Equipe 13, INSERM UMRS, Paris, France
    Br J Cancer 106:1989-96. 2012
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint [Pneumothorax in women and thoracic endometriosis]
    M Alifano
    Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, AP HP, Paris, France
    Rev Mal Respir 25:966-72. 2008
    ..Because of the high recurrence rate, treatment of catamenial pneumothoraces should combine surgery and hormonal therapy...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Bronchial carcinoma and actinomycosis: a dangerous trap]
    F Charif
    Service de Pneumologie et Reanimation, Hotel Dieu, Paris, France
    Rev Mal Respir 26:1003-6. 2009
    ..His general condition did not permit anti-tumour treatment and the patient soon afterwards. In the presence of pulmonary actinomycosis an associated malignancy should be excluded...
  27. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy regimens for non-small cell lung cancer
    M Loi
    Department of Medical Oncology, Hotel Dieu University Hospital, Paris, France
    Minerva Chir 64:629-41. 2009
    ..Further research on toxicity and costs are also needed. The possibility of choosing the most appropriate cancer treatment on an individual basis represents the main challenge for the future...
  28. doi request reprint Primary chordoma of the lung
    Salvatore Strano
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu University Hospital, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:302-3. 2010
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging of the whole spine and skull basis was normal. Therefore, a diagnosis of primary lung chordoma, an exceptional condition, could be established...
  29. ncbi request reprint Postoperative pneumonia after major lung resection
    Olivier Schussler
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hopital Hotel Dieu, 1 Place Parvis de Notre Dame, 75004 Paris, France
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1161-9. 2006
    ..Postoperative pneumonia (POP) is a life-threatening complication of lung resection. The incidence, causative bacteria, predisposing factors, and outcome are poorly understood...
  30. ncbi request reprint Early and long-term results of lung resection for non-small-cell lung cancer in patients with severe ventilatory impairment
    Pierre Magdeleinat
    Hopital Hotel Dieu, Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, 1 Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75004 Paris, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:1099-105. 2005
    ..To study clinical characteristics, surgical treatment modalities, early and long-term outcome of patients with severe ventilatory impairment undergoing lung resection for NSCLC...
  31. ncbi request reprint Resection for tumors with carinal involvement: technical aspects, results, and prognostic factors
    Jean Francois Regnard
    Thoracic Surgery Unit, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1841-6. 2005
    ..We reviewed our experience with carinal resection and studied factors influencing postoperative course and long-term survival...
  32. ncbi request reprint Combined video-assisted mediastinoscopy and video-assisted thoracoscopy in the management of lung cancer
    J Mouroux
    Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, CHU de Nice, Hopital Pasteur, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:1698-704. 2001
    ..This study seeks to assess the safety and usefulness of combined video-assisted mediastinoscopy and video-assisted thoracoscopy in the management of patients with lung cancer...
  33. pmc Peroperative frozen section analysis of TTF-1 antigen expression
    S Camilleri-Broet
    Service d Anatomie Pathologique et Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, 1, Place du Parvis Notre Dame, Cedex 75181, Paris, France
    J Clin Pathol 57:98-100. 2004
    ..However, if immunohistological analysis has not been performed before surgery, a peroperative frozen section may be insufficient to distinguish between a primary pulmonary tumour and a metastatic tumour...
  34. ncbi request reprint Catamenial pneumothorax: chest X-ray sign and thoracoscopic treatment
    Thierry Roth
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, AP HP, Universite Paris VI, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:563-5. 2002
    ..This may further clarify the pathogenesis of catamenial pneumothorax which remains controversial in the literature...
  35. doi request reprint Which patients should be operated on after induction chemotherapy for N2 non-small cell lung cancer? Analysis of a 7-year experience in 175 patients
    Alessandro Stefani
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu Hospital, University of Paris V, Paris, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:356-63. 2010
    ..The role of surgery in patients with N2 non-small cell lung cancer is debated. The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of surgical resection after induction chemotherapy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Difficult management of recurrent catamenial pneumothorax
    Pierre Oger
    Unité de Gynécologie Médicale, Hotel Dieu, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris V, Paris, France
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:713-5. 2006
    ..This report outlines the great difficulties that can be encountered in the management of patients with catamenial pneumothorax...
  37. doi request reprint Should we change antibiotic prophylaxis for lung surgery? Postoperative pneumonia is the critical issue
    Olivier Schussler
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu Hospital, APHP, Paris V University, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1727-33. 2008
    ..We investigated risk factors and characteristics of POPs occurring when antibiotic prophylaxis by second-generation cephalosporin or an alternative prophylaxis targeting organisms responsible for bronchial colonization was used...
  38. ncbi request reprint Endobronchial sclerosing hemangioma: a rare presentation of a parenchymal tumor
    Mohamed Sadok Boudaya
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu University Hospital, Paris V University, Paris, France
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 16:57-8. 2008
    ..We report a case of endobronchial sclerosing hemangioma diagnosed preoperatively and treated by lingular-sparing upper lobectomy with nodal dissection...
  39. ncbi request reprint Solitary fibrous tumors of the pleura: clinical characteristics, surgical treatment and outcome
    Pierre Magdeleinat
    Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, 1, Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75181 Paris Cedex 04, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:1087-93. 2002
    ..The aim of this paper is to study clinical characteristics, surgical treatment and outcome of patients with solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura operated in our institutions in a 20-year period...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predictors of an appropriate admission to an ICU after a major pulmonary resection
    Paola Pieretti
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Maggiore Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Respiration 73:157-65. 2006
    ..There are no recommendations about admission to an ICU after a major lung resection and there are considerable differences among institutions in this respect...
  41. ncbi request reprint Primary angiosarcoma of the chest wall
    M Alifano
    Thoracic Surgery Unit, Ospedale Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 43:127-8. 2002
    ..No adjuvant treatment was administered. A favourable outcome was observed, with no recurrence at 6-year follow-up. Functional results were excellent as well, with complete return of the patient to normal activities...
  42. pmc The neurotensin receptor-1 pathway contributes to human ductal breast cancer progression
    Sandra Dupouy
    INSERM UPMC CDR Saint Antoine EQ 5, Hopital Saint Antoine, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 4:e4223. 2009
    ..In breast cancer cells, functionally expressed NT1 receptor coordinates a series of transforming functions including cellular migration and invasion...
  43. ncbi request reprint Combined video-assisted mediastinoscopy and thoracoscopy in the management of lung cancer: a five-year experience
    Jerome Mouroux
    Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, CHU de Nice, Hopital Pasteur, Nice, France
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 15:460-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of combined video-assisted mediastinoscopy (VM) and video-assisted thoracoscopy (VT) in the management of patients with lung cancer...
  44. ncbi request reprint Hemothorax as the clinical presentation of a pancreaticopleural fistula: report of a case
    Mohamed Sadok Boudaya
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris V, Paris, 1 Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75181, Paris, Cedex 04, France
    Surg Today 37:518-20. 2007
    ..We also gave the patient somatostatin and performed endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography with sphincterotomy, and placed a pancreatic stent. The patient recovered well...
  45. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of diaphragmatic eventration using video-assisted thoracic surgery: a prospective study
    Jerome Mouroux
    Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, CHU de Nice, Hopital Pasteur, Nice, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:308-12. 2005
    ..This study seeks to evaluate results regarding the repair of diaphragmatic eventration using video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Postpneumonectomy syndrome and pre-existing thoracic scoliosis
    Antonio Bobbio
    Unité de Chirurgie Thoracique, AP HP, Hotel Dieu, 1 Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75181 Paris Cedex 04, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:143-5. 2002
    ..A favorable outcome was observed. We think that a pre-existing scoliosis could be considered as a potentially predisposing factor to the development of the syndrome...
  47. doi request reprint Limited upper sternotomy in general thoracic surgery
    Marco Alifano
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Maggiore Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Surg Today 38:300-4. 2008
    ..To evaluate the status of limited upper sternal split in general thoracic surgery...
  48. doi request reprint Neurotensin expression and outcome of malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Marco Alifano
    Département de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hotel Dieu, AP HP, Paris, France
    Biochimie 92:164-70. 2010
    ..The expression of NTS is identified as a prognostic marker in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (Patent EP 08305971.7)...
  49. doi request reprint Noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory failure after lung resection: an observational study
    Aurélie Lefebvre
    Department of Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine, Hotel Dieu Hospital, AP HP, Universite Paris 5, René Descartes, Paris, France
    Intensive Care Med 35:663-70. 2009
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Primary intrapulmonary thymoma associated with congenital hyperhomocysteinemia
    Alessando Stefani
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hotel Dieu University Hospital, Paris, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:799-801. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint Histological verification of positive positron emission tomography findings in the follow-up of patients with mediastinal lymphoma
    Pier Luigi Zinzani
    Institute of Hematology and Oncology L and A Seragnoli, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Haematologica 92:771-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to verify the reliability of positive PET scans of the mediastinum in following up patients with mediastinal lymphoma, using histological findings as a comparison...
  52. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric pressure influences the risk of pneumothorax: beware of the storm!
    Marco Alifano
    Thoracic Surgery Unit, Hôtel Dieu Univeristy Hospital, Paris, France
    Chest 131:1877-82. 2007
    ..Initiating mechanisms may relate to increased transpulmonary pressure. The possible impact of changes in atmospheric pressure (Patm) on the occurrence of ISP remains uncertain...
  53. ncbi request reprint Life-threatening endometriosis-related hemopneumothorax
    Mohib Morcos
    Service d Anatomie et de Cytologie Pathologiques, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:726-9. 2006
    ..The multiple localizations of endometrial implants in this case may provide a support to the different pathogenic theories of endometriosis-related pneumothorax...
  54. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of postpneumonectomy bronchopleural fistula using inhalation of oxygen or nitrous oxide
    Andrè Mulot
    Anesth Analg 95:1122-3. 2002
  55. ncbi request reprint Catamenial pneumothorax: some commentaries
    Marco Alifano
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1199; author reply 1199-200. 2005