G Amato

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modified fixation free plug technique using a new 3D multilamellar implant for inguinal hernia repair: a retrospective study of a single operator case series
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via Rapisardi 66, 90144, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 18:243-50. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Histological findings in direct inguinal hernia : investigating the histological changes of the herniated groin looking forward to ascertain the pathogenesis of hernia disease
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via Rapisardi 66, 90144, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 17:757-63. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Muscle degeneration in inguinal hernia specimens
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90100, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 16:327-31. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint A new prosthetic implant for inguinal hernia repair: its features in a porcine experimental model
    Giuseppe Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Italy
    Artif Organs 35:E181-90. 2011
  5. doi request reprint New mesh shape and improved implantation procedure to simplify and standardize open ventral hernia repair: a preliminary report
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 15:659-65. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Damage to the vascular structures in inguinal hernia specimens
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro, 129 90100 Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 16:63-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Nerve degeneration in inguinal hernia specimens
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90100, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 15:53-8. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic strap system for simplified ventral hernia repair: results of a porcine experimental model
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90100 Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 14:389-95. 2010
  9. pmc Skin dendritic cells in burn patients
    N D'Arpa
    Plastic Surgery and Burns Therapy Operating Unit, ARNAS, Civic Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Ann Burns Fire Disasters 22:175-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Sphincter-like motion following mechanical dilation of the internal inguinal ring during indirect inguinal hernia procedure
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 13:67-72. 2009

Collaborators

  • C Lombardo
  • D Pileri
  • A Accardo-Palumbo
  • N D'Arpa
  • L D'Amelio
  • R Mogavero
  • B Napoli
  • F Conte
  • V Cataldo
  • G Cocchiara
  • G Romano
  • A I Lo Monte
  • A D'Arpa
  • - F Ciccia
  • M Cajozzo
  • A Agrusa
  • A Mularo
  • M Romano
  • G Damiano
  • M C Gioviale
  • G Alessandro
  • A Accardo Palombo
  • A Masellis
  • C Conte

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Modified fixation free plug technique using a new 3D multilamellar implant for inguinal hernia repair: a retrospective study of a single operator case series
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via Rapisardi 66, 90144, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 18:243-50. 2014
    ..This article describes the outcomes of a procedure carried out using a handcrafted implant that addresses the issues consequent to point fixation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Histological findings in direct inguinal hernia : investigating the histological changes of the herniated groin looking forward to ascertain the pathogenesis of hernia disease
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via Rapisardi 66, 90144, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 17:757-63. 2013
    ..The study is focused on recognizing the histological changes of the structures close to and around the hernia opening in patients having direct inguinal hernia...
  3. doi request reprint Muscle degeneration in inguinal hernia specimens
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90100, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 16:327-31. 2012
    ..This study aimed to recognise the pathological modifications of muscular structures in autopsy specimens excised from tissues surrounding the hernia orifice...
  4. ncbi request reprint A new prosthetic implant for inguinal hernia repair: its features in a porcine experimental model
    Giuseppe Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Italy
    Artif Organs 35:E181-90. 2011
    ..This pilot study shows the features of such an implant in a porcine experimental model...
  5. doi request reprint New mesh shape and improved implantation procedure to simplify and standardize open ventral hernia repair: a preliminary report
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 15:659-65. 2011
    ..This new type of implant allows broader coverage of the abdominal wall and results in tension- and fixation-free repair...
  6. ncbi request reprint Damage to the vascular structures in inguinal hernia specimens
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro, 129 90100 Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 16:63-7. 2012
    ..A deeper comprehension of this topic could lead to essential improvements in the detection of hernia genesis...
  7. doi request reprint Nerve degeneration in inguinal hernia specimens
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90100, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 15:53-8. 2011
    ..This report is focused on the detection of structural changes of the nerves within tissues bordering the inguinal hernia of cadavers. Their physiopathological consequences are hypothesized...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic strap system for simplified ventral hernia repair: results of a porcine experimental model
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90100 Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 14:389-95. 2010
    ..The friction of the straps passing through the tissues are hypothesized to be adequate to maintain the position of the mesh during tissue ingrowth, avoiding classic point fixation while ensuring a wide coverage of the abdomen...
  9. pmc Skin dendritic cells in burn patients
    N D'Arpa
    Plastic Surgery and Burns Therapy Operating Unit, ARNAS, Civic Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Ann Burns Fire Disasters 22:175-8. 2009
    ..In the post-burn period the ability of skin DCs to respond to bacterial stimuli is impaired. These changes in DC behaviour might contribute to the impaired host defences against bacteria during burn sepsis...
  10. doi request reprint Sphincter-like motion following mechanical dilation of the internal inguinal ring during indirect inguinal hernia procedure
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 13:67-72. 2009
    ..Based upon these observations, we have created a hernia repair variant that tries to "unblock" the muscles prior to repair, thus, hopefully restoring a degree of physiologic function...
  11. pmc Concentrations of cytokines IL-6 and IL-10 in plasma of burn patients: their relationship to sepsis and outcome
    D Pileri
    Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit, ARNAS Civic Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Ann Burns Fire Disasters 21:182-5. 2008
    ..In this study the high value of circulating IL-10 on day 3 suggests that cytokine may discriminate between nonsurvivor septic and survivor septic patients...
  12. pmc Decrease of circulating dendritic cells in burn patients
    A D'Arpa
    Plastic Surgery and Burns Therapy Operating Unit, ARNAS, Civic Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Ann Burns Fire Disasters 20:199-202. 2007
    ..In addition, in the presence of severe sepsis, the DC percentage remained lower until day 14. This DC reduction may contribute to the immunosuppression observed after burn injury...
  13. doi request reprint Terminal ligature of inferior thyroid artery branches during total thyroidectomy for multinodular goiter is associated with higher postoperative calcium and PTH levels
    G Cocchiara
    Department of General Surgery, Emergency Surgery, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Visc Surg 147:e329-32. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of truncal versus terminal branch ligature of the inferior thyroid artery (ITA) on postoperative calcium and PTH plasma levels in patients undergoing total thyroidectomy for multinodular goiter...
  14. ncbi request reprint The use of a new kind of low profile retractor for arteriovenous fistula procedure simplifies and speeds up the intervention
    A I Lo Monte
    Department of General Surgery, Urgency, and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Italy
    J Vasc Access 10:33-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of a new kind of disposable surgical retractor in arteriovenous fistula (AVF) procedures in order to achieve an easier, faster and safer surgical intervention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Open mini-invasive cholecystectomy in high risk elderly. A review of 121 consecutive procedures
    G Amato
    University of Palermo, Italy
    G Chir 31:518-22. 2010
    ..the report describes the features of a low cost, open mini-invasive procedure for cholecystectomy in a sample of 121 consecutive high risk elderly (ASA score 3 to 5)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reduction of plasma granzyme A correlates with severity of sepsis in burn patients
    A Accardo-Palumbo
    Plastic Surgery and Burns Therapy Operating Unit, ARNAS, Civic Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Burns 36:811-8. 2010
    ..Because this is a retrospective study, Granzyme A is not a confirmed predictor of septic outcome after burn, but its determination could give useful information about the development and severity of sepsis...
  17. doi request reprint Histological findings of the internal inguinal ring in patients having indirect inguinal hernia
    G Amato
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, University of Palermo, Via Rapisardi 66, 90144, Palermo, Italy
    Hernia 13:259-62. 2009
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