Salvatore Giordano


Affiliation: Turku University Hospital
Location: Turku, Finland


  1. Giordano S, Biancari F. Does the use of carbon dioxide field flooding during heart valve surgery prevent postoperative cerebrovascular complications?. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2009;9:323-6 pubmed publisher
  2. Lorenzetti F, Giordano S, Suominen E, Asko Seljavaara S, Suominen S. Intraoperative hemodynamic evaluation of the radial and ulnar arteries during free radial forearm flap procedure. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2010;26:73-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The raising of the radial forearm flap increases blood flow and decreases vascular resistance in the ulnar artery. ..
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    Giordano S, Tolonen P, Victorzon M. Comparision of linear versus circular stapling techniques in laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery - a pilot study. Scand J Surg. 2010;99:127-31 pubmed
  4. Giordano S, Salminen P, Biancari F, Victorzon M. Linear stapler technique may be safer than circular in gastrojejunal anastomosis for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a meta-analysis of comparative studies. Obes Surg. 2011;21:1958-64 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of the linear stapler compared with circular stapler for GJ during LRYGB for morbid obesity may be associated with a reduced risk of anastomosis stricture and wound infection, as well as with a shorter operative time. ..
  5. De Vita D, Giordano S. Effectiveness of intravesical hyaluronic acid/chondroitin sulfate in recurrent bacterial cystitis: a randomized study. Int Urogynecol J. 2012;23:1707-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Study limitations include a small sample and relatively short follow-up. ..
  6. Taskinen S, Giordano S, Rintala R. Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis infiltrating the liver. J Pediatr Surg. 2008;43:e7-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The condition was treated by nonradical organ-sparing surgery and prolonged antibiotic therapy. ..
  7. Giordano S, Taskinen S, Sankila A, Ala Opas M. Adenocarcinoma in isolated rectal bladder after treatment of bladder exstrophy. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2008;42:392-4 pubmed publisher
    ..When the patient was aged 46 years, a 2-cm, papillar, well-differentiated adenocarcinoma was detected and removed, preserving the rectal bladder. ..
  8. Giordano S, Biancari F, Loponen P, Wistbacka J, Luther M. Preoperative haemodynamic parameters and the immediate outcome after open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2009;9:491-3 pubmed publisher
    ..007, OR 14.20, 95% CI 2.09-96.67) were independent predictors of in-hospital death. This study suggests that impaired cardiac function and suboptimal oxyhaemodynamic parameters are important determinants of death after repair of RAAA. ..
  9. Giordano S, Tolonen T, Tolonen T, Hirsimäki S, Kataja V. A pure primary low-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma (carcinoid tumor) of the prostate. Int Urol Nephrol. 2010;42:683-7 pubmed publisher
    ..An unexpected diagnosis of a low-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma was made. Subsequently, in radical prostatovesiculectomy, we noted metastases to both seminal vesicles and two inguinal lymph nodes. Follow up is ongoing. ..


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  1. Selvaggi G, Giordano S, Ishak L. Synmastia: prevention and correction. Ann Plast Surg. 2010;65:455-61 pubmed publisher
    ..On the basis of the recent literature and personal experience, we propose some classifications and guidelines to prevent synmastia. ..
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    De Vita D, Giordano S, Piccione E. Management of intraoperative haemorrhage in pelvic organ prolapse repair: a report of two cases. In Vivo. 2011;25:275-7 pubmed
    ..This case study describes two cases of acute bleeding during complex repair prolapsed pelvic organs and different management approaches. ..
  3. De Vita D, Giordano S. Two successful natural pregnancies in a patient with severe uterine prolapse: A case report. J Med Case Rep. 2011;5:459 pubmed publisher
    ..According to our experience, an elective caesarean section near term could be the safest mode of delivery. ..
  4. Kääriäinen M, Giordano S, Kauhanen S, Lääperi A, Mattila P, Helminen M, et al. The significance of latissimus dorsi flap innervation in delayed breast reconstruction: a prospective randomized study-magnetic resonance imaging and histologic findings. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011;128:637e-45e pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, in their practice, the authors do not cut the nerve to save surgical time. Therapeutic, II. ..
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    Giordano S, Kääriäinen K, Alavaikko J, Kaistila T, Kuokkanen H. Latissimus dorsi free flap harvesting may affect the shoulder joint in long run. Scand J Surg. 2011;100:202-7 pubmed
    ..However, the results should be interpreted with caution because of the small sample size, internal controls and retrospective nature of this study. ..
  6. Lorenzetti F, Giordano S, Tukiainen E. Intraoperative hemodynamic evaluation of the latissimus dorsi muscle flap: a prospective study. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2012;28:273-8 pubmed publisher
    ..5 ± 3.4 to 4.0 ± 1.9 and to 4.5 ± 2.4, respectively, p <0.05). LD flap harvesting increases blood flow and decreases resistance in the thoracodorsal artery, especially after denervation. ..
  7. Giordano S, Koskivuo I, Suominen E, Veräjänkorva E. Tissue sealants may reduce haematoma and complications in face-lifts: A meta-analysis of comparative studies. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2017;70:297-306 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of tissue sealants prevents post-operative haematomas and reduces wound drainage. Previous studies have shown a similar trend, but the power of this meta-analysis could verify this perception. III. ..