F Fanfani

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Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pre-hysterectomy cone biopsy is able to predict response in locally advanced cervical cancer patients submitted to neo-adjuvant chemoradiation
    F Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 39:1025-9. 2013
  2. pmc Total microlaparoscopic radical hysterectomy in early cervical cancer
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    JSLS 17:111-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Minilaparoscopic versus single-port total hysterectomy: a randomized trial
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 20:192-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic, minilaparoscopic and single-port hysterectomy: perioperative outcomes
    Francesco Fanfani
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:3592-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Elderly and very elderly advanced ovarian cancer patients: does the age influence the surgical management?
    F Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 38:1204-10. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Total laparoscopic hysterectomy in early-stage endometrial cancer using an intrauterine manipulator: is it a bias for frozen section analysis? Case-control study
    F Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 18:184-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Neoadjuvant chemoradiation followed by radical hysterectomy in FIGO Stage IIIB cervical cancer: feasibility, complications, and clinical outcome
    Francesco Fanfani
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Agostino Gemelli 1, Rome, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 19:1119-24. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Total laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) hysterectomy in low-risk early endometrial cancer: a pilot study
    Francesco Fanfani
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L go A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:41-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Discoid or segmental rectosigmoid resection for deep infiltrating endometriosis: a case-control study
    Francesco Fanfani
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 94:444-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Upper abdominal surgery in advanced and recurrent ovarian cancer: role of diaphragmatic surgery
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division on Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 116:497-501. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Pre-hysterectomy cone biopsy is able to predict response in locally advanced cervical cancer patients submitted to neo-adjuvant chemoradiation
    F Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 39:1025-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and the predictive value of cone biopsy before performing radical hysterectomy in locally advanced cervical cancer patients showing complete clinical response to neo-adjuvant chemoradiation...
  2. pmc Total microlaparoscopic radical hysterectomy in early cervical cancer
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    JSLS 17:111-5. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Minilaparoscopic versus single-port total hysterectomy: a randomized trial
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 20:192-7. 2013
    ..To compare perioperative outcomes and postoperative pain of minilaparoscopic (M-LPS) and laparoendoscopic single-site total hysterectomy (LESS)...
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic, minilaparoscopic and single-port hysterectomy: perioperative outcomes
    Francesco Fanfani
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:3592-6. 2012
    ..This study was designed to compare perioperative outcomes and postoperative pain of standard laparoscopic (S-LPS), minilaparoscopic (M-LPS), and laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) hysterectomy...
  5. doi request reprint Elderly and very elderly advanced ovarian cancer patients: does the age influence the surgical management?
    F Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 38:1204-10. 2012
    ..To examine the surgical treatment and clinical outcome of elderly and very elderly advanced epithelial ovarian cancer patients...
  6. doi request reprint Total laparoscopic hysterectomy in early-stage endometrial cancer using an intrauterine manipulator: is it a bias for frozen section analysis? Case-control study
    F Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 18:184-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate whether the systematic use of an intrauterine manipulator influences the accuracy of frozen section analysis in early-stage endometrial cancer...
  7. doi request reprint Neoadjuvant chemoradiation followed by radical hysterectomy in FIGO Stage IIIB cervical cancer: feasibility, complications, and clinical outcome
    Francesco Fanfani
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Agostino Gemelli 1, Rome, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 19:1119-24. 2009
    ..To demonstrate the efficacy and feasibility of preoperative chemoradiation followed by radical surgery in a consecutive series of patients with stage IIIB cervical cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Total laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) hysterectomy in low-risk early endometrial cancer: a pilot study
    Francesco Fanfani
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L go A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:41-6. 2012
    ..We present our initial experience with laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) in the surgical treatment of early-stage endometrial cancer patients...
  9. doi request reprint Discoid or segmental rectosigmoid resection for deep infiltrating endometriosis: a case-control study
    Francesco Fanfani
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 94:444-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of discoid resection for the treatment of deep infiltrating endometriosis and whether it could be considered to be a valid alternative to the rectosigmoid segmental resection...
  10. doi request reprint Upper abdominal surgery in advanced and recurrent ovarian cancer: role of diaphragmatic surgery
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division on Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 116:497-501. 2010
    ..In this study, we investigate the role of diaphragmatic debulking in the natural history of advanced and recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer patients, and the morbidity of this procedure according to clinico-surgical characteristics...
  11. doi request reprint Ovarian cancer patients with localized relapse: clinical outcome and prognostic factors
    M Petrillo
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome
    Gynecol Oncol 131:36-41. 2013
    ..We evaluated the clinical outcome and prognostic factors for post-relapse survival (PRS) in a large retrospective series of ovarian cancer patients with localized relapse...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increased cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression is associated with chemotherapy resistance and outcome in ovarian cancer patients
    G Ferrandina
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ann Oncol 13:1205-11. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the expression of COX-2 and its association with clinicopathological parameters, response to treatment, and clinical outcome in ovarian cancer patients...
  13. doi request reprint Should laparoscopy be included in the work-up of advanced ovarian cancer patients attempting interval debulking surgery?
    A Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 116:72-7. 2010
    ..Secondary: To identify the most appropriate level of laparoscopic index value (PIV) to identify inoperable patients in this subset of patients...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of optimal cytoreduction rates in emergency versus non-emergency admissions for advanced ovarian cancer: a multi-institutional study
    G Mangili
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 39:906-11. 2013
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Minilaparotomy for type II and III radical hysterectomy: technique, feasibility, and complications
    A Fagotti
    Department of Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 14:852-9. 2004
    ..It can be considered as an alternative to the classic midline vertical incision or even to the Pfannenstiel incisions and laparoscopy...
  16. doi request reprint Douglas peritonectomy compared to recto-sigmoid resection in optimally cytoreduced advanced ovarian cancer patients: analysis of morbidity and oncological outcome
    V Gallotta
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:1085-92. 2011
    ..We report our experience with two different surgical approaches in optimally cytoreduced AOC patients evaluating oncologic outcome and surgically associated morbidities..
  17. doi request reprint Robotic single-site hysterectomy (RSS-H) vs. laparoendoscopic single-site hysterectomy (LESS-H) in early endometrial cancer: a double-institution case-control study
    A Fagotti
    Gynecologic Oncologic Unit, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 130:219-23. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Ultrasound evaluation of intra-abdominal sites of disease to predict likelihood of suboptimal cytoreduction in advanced ovarian cancer: a prospective study
    A C Testa
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 39:99-105. 2012
    ..To analyze in advanced ovarian cancer patients the ability of ultrasound to evaluate the extent of intra-abdominal disease and to predict the likelihood of suboptimal cytoreduction...
  19. ncbi request reprint Advances in surgical management of cervical cancer
    A Ercoli
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Oncology, Catholic University, Campobasso 86100, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 61:227-37. 2009
    ..Moreover, the possible perspectives of sentinel lymph node concept and robotic surgery, as well as clinical issues related to conservative procedures including ''nerve sparing'' and ''fertility sparing'' strategies, have been evaluated...
  20. doi request reprint The sonographic prediction of invasive carcinoma in unilocular-solid ovarian cysts in premenopausal patients: a pilot study
    A Fagotti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Hum Reprod 27:2676-83. 2012
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Secondary cytoreduction plus oxaliplatin-based HIPEC in platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer patients: a pilot study
    A Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 113:335-40. 2009
    ..To assess feasibility, complications and efficacy of secondary surgical cytoreduction (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) in a selected group of platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer patients...
  22. doi request reprint A treatment selection protocol for recurrent ovarian cancer patients: the role of FDG-PET/CT and staging laparoscopy
    A Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Oncology 75:152-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the best diagnostic and staging strategy for recurrent ovarian cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Preoperative concomitant chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced cervical cancer: safety, outcome, and prognostic measures
    G Ferrandina
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Catholic University of Campobasso, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 107:S127-32. 2007
    ..To evaluate the morbidity, and the therapeutic value of surgery after chemoradiation in a large series of locally advanced cervical cancers (LACC). The prognostic role of different clinico-pathological factors has been also evaluated...
  24. doi request reprint Timing and pattern of recurrence in ovarian cancer patients with high tumor dissemination treated with primary debulking surgery versus neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    M Petrillo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3955-60. 2013
    ..To compare the timing and pattern of recurrence in patients with advanced ovarian cancer (AOC) receiving primary debulking surgery (PDS) versus neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) followed by interval debulking surgery (IDS)...
  25. doi request reprint Role of comorbidities in locally advanced cervical cancer patients administered preoperative chemoradiation: impact on outcome and treatment-related complications
    G Ferrandina
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Oncology, Catholic University, Campobasso, Italy Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 38:238-44. 2012
    ..The study aimed at describing the prevalence, and pattern of comorbidities, as well as their clinical role in a large series of locally advanced cervical cancer (LACC) patients triaged to preoperative chemoradiation...
  26. doi request reprint The lymphatic drainage of the uterine cervix in adult fresh cadavers: anatomy and surgical implications
    A Ercoli
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Oncology, Catholic University, Campobasso, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 36:298-303. 2010
    ..To investigate the differences of the amount of paracervical lymphatic structures removed when performing classical type III, modified type II and nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy (RH)...
  27. doi request reprint Minilaparoscopic radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer: multi-institutional experience in comparison with conventional laparoscopy
    F Ghezzi
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, University of Insubria, Piazza Biroldi 1, 21100 Varese, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 39:1094-100. 2013
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Postoperative ileus after para-aortic lymphadenectomy: a prospective study
    A Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 104:46-51. 2007
    ..To evaluate GI symptoms in patients submitted to systematic para-aortic lymphadenectomy (PALN) and to compare them in a contemporary series of patients only submitted to systematic pelvic lymphadenectomy (PLN)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Role of gemcitabine in ovarian cancer treatment
    D Lorusso
    Department of Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Rome, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:v188-94. 2006
    ..Further combination of Gemcitabine and other agents, including paclitaxel, are also feasible and have been actively studied in order to establish the role of Gemcitabine in the management of treated and untreated ovarian cancer patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Importance of a specialized pathologist for the examination of frozen sections of adnexal masses
    F Fanfani
    Department of Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 17:1034-9. 2007
    ..8%] for the general pathologist). Our data confirm previous reports on the accuracy of frozen section analysis of adnexal masses and show a significant positive impact of the specialized pathologist as opposed to the general pathologist...
  31. ncbi request reprint Lymph node involvement in locally advanced cervical cancer patients administered preoperative chemoradiation versus chemotherapy
    Gabriella Ferrandina
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Catholic University of Rome, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1129-35. 2007
    ..Finally, we investigated whether the pathologically assessed status of lower pelvic nodes (LPN) was able to predict the pathologically assessed status of upper pelvic nodes (UPN) and parametrium in cases administered CT/RT...
  32. ncbi request reprint Severe prolonged gastroparesis after cytoreductive surgery in an advanced ovarian cancer patient
    P Caprino
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1936-9. 2006
    ..A conservative management involving decompressive nasogastric tube, nutritional support, antiemetic drugs, prokinetic drugs is suggested, while surgical therapy is only recommended in a very small subset of unmanageable patients...
  33. doi request reprint Excisional cone as fertility-sparing treatment in early-stage cervical cancer
    Anna Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 95:1109-12. 2011
    ..To describe a case series of early-stage cervical cancer patients treated with excisional cone instead of radical trachelectomy as fertility-sparing surgery...
  34. doi request reprint Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery for the treatment of benign adnexal diseases: a pilot study
    Anna Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L go A Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 25:1215-21. 2011
    ..This study aimed to validate the feasibility, efficacy, and safeness of laparoscopic treatment for benign adnexal diseases through a single transumbilical access in a prospective series of patients...
  35. doi request reprint Metastatic tumour cells favour the generation of a tolerogenic milieu in tumour draining lymph node in patients with early cervical cancer
    Alessandra Battaglia
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Cancer Immunol Immunother 58:1363-73. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), and Her-2/neu expression in ovarian cancer
    G Ferrandina
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 85:305-10. 2002
    ..The involvement of COX-2 in ErbB family pathways has been proposed. We investigated by immunohistochemistry the expression of COX-2, EGFR, and Her-2/neu in a series of advanced primary ovarian cancers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Classical and nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy: an evaluation of the risk of injury to the autonomous pelvic nerves
    A Ercoli
    Department of Gynecology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Surg Radiol Anat 25:200-6. 2003
    ..However, a nerve-sparing surgical effort should be balanced with the oncological priorities of removal of disease and all its potential routes of local spread...
  38. doi request reprint Prospective validation of a laparoscopic predictive model for optimal cytoreduction in advanced ovarian carcinoma
    Anna Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:642.e1-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate the performance of a laparoscopy-based model to predict optimal cytoreduction in advanced ovarian cancer patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Frozen section examination of pelvic lymph nodes in endometrial and cervical cancer: accuracy in patients submitted to neoadjuvant treatments
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 94:779-84. 2004
    ....
  40. pmc Neuropilin-1 expression identifies a subset of regulatory T cells in human lymph nodes that is modulated by preoperative chemoradiation therapy in cervical cancer
    Alessandra Battaglia
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Universita Cattolica S Cuore, Campobasso, Italy
    Immunology 123:129-38. 2008
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Laparoscopic colorectal resection for bowel endometriosis: feasibility, complications, and clinical outcome
    Luca Minelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ospedale Sacro Cuore, Negrar, Italy
    Arch Surg 144:234-9; discussion 239. 2009
    ..To evaluate the short- and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal resection for endometriosis...
  42. ncbi request reprint Which role for pre-treatment laparoscopic staging?
    Anna Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 107:S101-5. 2007
    ..To investigate in cervical cancer patients the impact of pre-treatment laparoscopic staging on treatment plan and disease free survival...
  43. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer: magnetic resonance imaging
    R Manfredi
    Department of Radiology, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 30:626-36. 2005
    ..MRI in endometrial carcinoma performs better than other imaging modalities in disease staging and treatment planning. Further, the accuracy and the cost of MRI are equivalent to those of surgical staging...
  44. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of laparoscopy versus minilaparotomy in the treatment of uterine myomas
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:470-4. 2005
    ..Comparison between laparoscopy and minilaparotomy in the management of intramural and/or subserosal uterine myomas...
  45. doi request reprint Risk of postoperative pelvic abscess in major gynecologic oncology surgery: one-year single-institution experience
    Anna Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2452-8. 2010
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate risk factors for the occurrence of postoperative abscesses in a large single-institution series of gynecologic cancer patients undergoing major surgery...
  46. ncbi request reprint A laparoscopy-based score to predict surgical outcome in patients with advanced ovarian carcinoma: a pilot study
    Anna Fagotti
    Division of Gynaecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli 1, 86100 Campobasso, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1156-61. 2006
    ..Our objective was to set up a more objective quantitative laparoscopy-based model in predicting the chances of optimal cytoreductive surgery in advanced ovarian cancer patients...
  47. doi request reprint Laparoscopic myomectomy at 25 weeks of pregnancy: case report
    Francesco Fanfani
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:91-3. 2010
    ..Laparoscopic myomectomy can be considered a minimally invasive alternative to the traditional laparotomy when myomectomy is necessary during the second half of pregnancy, resulting in less postoperative pain and shorter recovery time...
  48. ncbi request reprint Impact of interval debulking surgery on clinical outcome in primary unresectable FIGO stage IIIc ovarian cancer patients
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Oncology 65:316-22. 2003
    ..To report the results of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) and the impact of interval debulking surgery (IDS) on clinical outcomes of patients considered unresectable at primary surgery...
  49. ncbi request reprint Analysis of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in different sites of endometriosis and correlation with clinico-pathological parameters
    Anna Fagotti
    Department of Gynecological Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Italy
    Hum Reprod 19:393-7. 2004
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) for ovarian cyst enucleation: report of first 3 cases
    Anna Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 92:1168.e13-6. 2009
    ..To report the feasibility of ovarian cyst enucleation by using a laparoendoscopic single-site trocar through a transumbilical access...
  51. ncbi request reprint Role of laparoscopy to assess the chance of optimal cytoreductive surgery in advanced ovarian cancer: a pilot study
    Anna Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168 Campobasso, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 96:729-35. 2005
    ..To investigate whether laparoscopy can be considered as adequate and reliable as standard laparotomy in predicting optimal cytoreduction (RT < or = 1 cm) in patients with advanced ovarian cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Minilaparotomy in the management of benign gynecologic disease
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L go A Gemelli 8, Rome 00168, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 119:232-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and clinical outcome of minilaparotomy in a large series of patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized study of laparoscopy and minilaparotomy in the management of benign adnexal masses
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Rome, Italy
    Hum Reprod 19:2367-71. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to analyse the perioperative outcomes of laparoscopy and minilaparotomy in these patients, in a prospective and randomized manner...
  54. ncbi request reprint Investigational agents against platinum-resistant ovarian cancer
    Domenica Lorusso
    Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Largo A Gemelli, 8 00168 Rome, Italy
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 16:325-36. 2007
    ..The opportunities to change the treatment of ovarian cancer will require creative clinical trial design but the next 10 years promise to be filled with therapeutic advances for patients with ovarian cancer...
  55. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic diagnosis of asymptomatic megaureter
    Anna Fagotti
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:64-6. 2006
    ..The accurate dissection of the retroperitoneal structures together with a thorough knowledge of the retroperitoneal anatomy should always be considered in these cases...
  56. ncbi request reprint Advanced vulvar carcinoma: is it worth operating? A perioperative management protocol for radical and reconstructive surgery
    Francesco Fanfani
    Department of Oncology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 103:467-72. 2006
    ....
  57. doi request reprint A randomized study comparing the use of the Ligaclip with bipolar energy to prevent lymphocele during laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy for gynecologic cancer
    Valerio Gallotta
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:483.e1-6. 2010
    ..This prospective randomized pilot study compared the use of the Ligaclip (Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Cincinnati, OH) with bipolar coagulation in preventing lymphoceles after laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy for gynecologic cancer...