Roberto Cirocchi

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute appendicitis: a descending trend?
    R Cirocchi
    General Surgery and Emergency Clinic, Hospital S Maria, Terni, University of Perugia, Italy
    Minerva Chir 63:109-13. 2008
  2. doi request reprint A systematic review on robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Roberto Cirocchi
    General Surgery, St Maria Hospital, University of Perugia, Italy Electronic address
    Surg Oncol 22:238-46. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Current status of robotic distal pancreatectomy: a systematic review
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Digestive Surgery and Liver Unit, S Maria Hospital, Via Tristano di Joannuccio n 4, Terni 05100, Italy
    Surg Oncol 22:201-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Damage control surgery for abdominal trauma
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD007438. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis during laparoscopic right hemicolectomy - systematic review and meta-analysis
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    Surg Oncol 22:1-13. 2013
  6. doi request reprint High tie versus low tie of the inferior mesenteric artery in colorectal cancer: a RCT is needed
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, St Maria Hospital, Via Tristano di Joannuccio, 05100 Terni, Italy
    Surg Oncol 21:e111-23. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Non-resection versus resection for an asymptomatic primary tumour in patients with unresectable stage IV colorectal cancer
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD008997. 2012
  8. pmc Total thyroidectomy with ultrasonic dissector for cancer: multicentric experience
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, S, Maria Hospital, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 10:70. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of liver metastases from colorectal cancer
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD006317. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Elective sigmoid colectomy for diverticular disease. Laparoscopic vs open surgery: a systematic review
    R Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, S Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 14:671-83. 2012

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute appendicitis: a descending trend?
    R Cirocchi
    General Surgery and Emergency Clinic, Hospital S Maria, Terni, University of Perugia, Italy
    Minerva Chir 63:109-13. 2008
    ..The aim of our survey was to determine the national incidence of appendectomies based on the coded summary of selected data in hospital discharge reports (HDR)...
  2. doi request reprint A systematic review on robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Roberto Cirocchi
    General Surgery, St Maria Hospital, University of Perugia, Italy Electronic address
    Surg Oncol 22:238-46. 2013
    ..The aim of the present systematic review is to evaluate the current state of the literature on robotic PD...
  3. doi request reprint Current status of robotic distal pancreatectomy: a systematic review
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Digestive Surgery and Liver Unit, S Maria Hospital, Via Tristano di Joannuccio n 4, Terni 05100, Italy
    Surg Oncol 22:201-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this systematic review is to determine the potential advantages of robotic distal pancreatectomy (RDP)...
  4. doi request reprint Damage control surgery for abdominal trauma
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD007438. 2013
    ..It is not currently known whether DCS is superior to immediate surgery for patients with major abdominal trauma...
  5. doi request reprint Intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis during laparoscopic right hemicolectomy - systematic review and meta-analysis
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    Surg Oncol 22:1-13. 2013
    ..In the subsequent years, greater interest was re-discovered for the intracorporeal ileocolic anastomosis formed after video-assisted right hemicolectomies..
  6. doi request reprint High tie versus low tie of the inferior mesenteric artery in colorectal cancer: a RCT is needed
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, St Maria Hospital, Via Tristano di Joannuccio, 05100 Terni, Italy
    Surg Oncol 21:e111-23. 2012
    ..Future high powered and well designed randomized clinical trials are needed to draw definitive conclusion on this dilemma...
  7. doi request reprint Non-resection versus resection for an asymptomatic primary tumour in patients with unresectable stage IV colorectal cancer
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD008997. 2012
    ..This review was also able to quantify the mortality and morbidity associated with surgery to remove the primary...
  8. pmc Total thyroidectomy with ultrasonic dissector for cancer: multicentric experience
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, S, Maria Hospital, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 10:70. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the benefits of the use of ultrasonic dissector (UAS) vs. the use of a conventional technique (vessel clamp and tie) in patients undergoing thyroid surgery for cancer...
  9. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of liver metastases from colorectal cancer
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD006317. 2012
    ..During the past decade RFA has superseded other ablative therapies, due to its low morbidity, mortality, safety and patient acceptability...
  10. doi request reprint Elective sigmoid colectomy for diverticular disease. Laparoscopic vs open surgery: a systematic review
    R Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, S Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 14:671-83. 2012
    ..A meta-analysis of nonrandomized studies and one randomized trial was conducted to compare laparoscopic surgery with open surgery in the elective treatment of patients with diverticular disease...
  11. pmc Meta-analysis of thyroidectomy with ultrasonic dissector versus conventional clamp and tie
    Roberto Cirocchi
    General and Emergency Surgical Unit, Department of Surgical Sciences, Radiology and Dentistry, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 8:112. 2010
    ..We conducted a systematic review to evaluate the role of Ultrasonic dissector (UAS) versus conventional clamp and tie in thyroidectomy...
  12. pmc Surgical treatment of primitive gastro-intestinal lymphomas: a systematic review
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of Surgery, University of Perugia, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 9:145. 2011
    ..Surgery remains the treatment of choice in case of PGIL acutely complicated, although there is no evidence in literature regarding the utility of preventive surgery...
  13. pmc High tie versus low tie of the inferior mesenteric artery: a protocol for a systematic review
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, St, Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 9:147. 2011
    ..The aim of this protocol is to achieve a meta-analysis that tests safety and feasibility of the two procedures with several types of outcome measures...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic adhesiolysis in acute small bowel obstruction]
    R Cirocchi
    Clinica Chirurgica Generale e d Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliera di Terni, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia
    Minerva Chir 62:477-88. 2007
    ..The immediate benefit is rapid intestinal motility and shorter hospital stay. The long-term effect is the prevention of small bowel obstruction recurrences by new postoperative adhesions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of surgery and imatinib mesylate in the treatment of advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor: a systematic review
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General and Emergency Surgery, St Maria Hospital, Terni, University of Perugia, Italy
    Tumori 96:392-9. 2010
    ..In this review, the authors analyzed the role of imatinib mesylate associated to surgery in unresectable and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumors...
  16. doi request reprint Ghost ileostomy after anterior resection for rectal cancer: a preliminary experience
    Nino GullĂ 
    Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 396:997-1007. 2011
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  17. pmc Current status of robotic bariatric surgery: a systematic review
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    BMC Surg 13:53. 2013
    ..Bariatric surgery is an effective treatment to obtain weight loss in severely obese patients. The feasibility and safety of bariatric robotic surgery is the topic of this review...
  18. ncbi request reprint Liver resection versus radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of cirrhotic patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Amilcare Parisi
    Department of Digestive Surgery and Liver Unit, St Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 12:270-7. 2013
    ..Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common type of primary liver tumor and its incidence is increasing worldwide. The study aimed to compare patients subjected to liver resection or radiofrequency ablation...
  19. doi request reprint Laparoscopic single-stapling gastric transection for exophytic pedunculated gastrointestinal stromal tumor: is a safe procedure?
    Amilcare Parisi
    Department of Digestive Surgery and Liver Unit, St Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 23:e93-7. 2013
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Robotic right colectomy for cancer with intracorporeal anastomosis: short-term outcomes from a single institution
    Stefano Trastulli
    Department of Digestive Surgery and Liver Unit, S Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 28:807-14. 2013
    ..This study aims to evaluate the feasibility and safety of robotic right colon resection with intracorporeal ileocolic anastomosis (RRCIA) in patients with cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Oncologic reliability of nipple-sparing mastectomy for selected patients with breast cancer
    Antonio Rulli
    General and Oncologic Surgery Unit, Department of Surgical, Radiological and Odontostomatological Sciences, University of Perugia, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, S Andrea delle Fratte, Perugia, Italy
    In Vivo 27:387-94. 2013
    ....
  22. pmc Synchronous colorectal neoplasias: our experience about laparoscopic-TEM combined treatment
    Alessandro Spizzirri
    General Surgery Department, St, Maria Hospital, Terni TR, University of Perugia, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 8:105. 2010
    ..According to our experience, laparoscopy and TEM may ease the treatment of synchronous diseases with a lower morbidity rate...
  23. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of endoscopic colonic stenting as a bridge to surgery in the management of intestinal obstruction due to left colon and rectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Surg Oncol 22:14-21. 2013
    ..An alternative to surgery is endoluminal decompression. The aim of this review is to assess the effectiveness of colonic stents, used as a bridge to surgery, in the management of malignant left colonic and rectal obstruction...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Minimally invasive treatment of synchronous colorectal tumours]
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Clinica Chirurgica Generale d Urgenza, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Terni
    Chir Ital 60:237-41. 2008
    ..The use of this minimally invasive approach allowed rectum preservation and less invasive surgery...
  25. doi request reprint Robotic gastric resection of large gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    Jacopo Desiderio
    Department of Digestive Surgery and Liver Unit, St Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Int J Surg 11:191-6. 2013
    ..This can be achieved with different techniques ranging from wedge resections, typical gastric resections, right up to total gastrectomy. There aren't clear guidelines for the use of minimally invasive approach...
  26. doi request reprint Minimally invasive necrosectomy versus conventional surgery in the treatment of infected pancreatic necrosis: a systematic review and a meta-analysis of comparative studies
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, St Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 23:8-20. 2013
    ..The purpose of this meta-analysis and systematic review is to compare minimally invasive necrosectomy (MIN) versus open necrosectomy (ON) surgery for infected necrosis of acute pancreatitis...
  27. doi request reprint Could radiofrequency ablation replace liver resection for small hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with compensated cirrhosis? A 5-year follow-up
    Jacopo Desiderio
    Department of Digestive Surgery and Liver Unit, University of Perugia, St Maria Hospital, Via Tristano di Joannuccio, Terni 05100, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 398:55-62. 2013
    ..In light of the current discussion on the role of ablative therapy, the aim of this study is to compare patients who undergo hepatic resection to those treated with radiofrequency ablation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy compared with other bariatric surgical procedures: a systematic review of randomized trials
    Stefano Trastulli
    Department of Digestive Surgery and Liver Unit, St Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:816-29. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of LSG and to present an up-to-date review of the available evidence based on the recent publications of new randomized, controlled trials (RCTs)...
  29. doi request reprint The treatment of anal fistulas with biologically derived products: is innovation better than conventional surgical treatment? An update
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, St Maria Hospital, University of Perugia, Via Tristano di Joannuccio, 05100, Terni, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 17:259-73. 2013
    ..Our review shows that there are no significant advantages of the new techniques involving biologically derived products. Further randomized controlled trials are needed...
  30. doi request reprint Treatment of Hinchey stage III-IV diverticulitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 28:447-57. 2013
    ..This manuscript is a review of different surgical techniques to manage perforated colon diverticulitis...
  31. pmc Primary breast lymphomas: a multicentric experience
    Nicola Avenia
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 8:53. 2010
    ..At present such role has lost some of its importance, and it is matter of debate...
  32. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open surgery in small bowel obstruction
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Clinica Chirurgica Generale e d Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliera di Terni, Terni, Italy, 05100
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD007511. 2010
    ....
  33. pmc Ghost Ileostomy with or without abdominal parietal split
    Michele Cerroni
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, St, Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 9:92. 2011
    ....
  34. pmc A severe case of hemobilia and biliary fistula following an open urgent cholecystectomy
    Vincenzo Napolitano
    General Surgery and Emergency Clinic, University of Perugia S, Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 4:37. 2009
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of primitive thyroid lymphoma
    Nicola Avenia
    Endocrine Surgical Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Tumori 95:712-9. 2009
    ..In cases of capsular infiltration, postoperative external local radiotherapy is indicated...
  36. pmc Feasibility of laparoscopy for small bowel obstruction
    Eriberto Farinella
    Department of General and Emergency Surgery, St Maria Hospital, Terni, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 4:3. 2009
    ..Laparoscopy in small bowel obstruction does not have a clear role yet; surely it doesn't always represent only a therapeutic act, but it is always a diagnostic act, which doesn't interfere with abdominal wall integrity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of fibrin glue versus surgery for treatment of fistula-in-ano
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, Santa Maria Hospital, Terni, University of Perugia, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 81:349-56. 2010
    ..To evaluate the convenience in terms of recurrence and fecal incontinence rates of fibrin glue versus surgical treatment in the management of fistula-in-ano...
  38. pmc Transverse skin crease versus vertical midline incision versus laparoscopy for right hemicolectomy: a systematic review--current status of right hemicolectomy
    Alberto Santoro
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Biomed Res Int 2014:643685. 2014
    ..A literature review was performed to evaluate the possible advantages of the transverse incision versus midline incision or laparoscopic right hemicolectomy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Right hemicolectomy plus pancreaticoduodenectomy vs partial duodenectomy in treatment of locally advanced right colon cancer invading pancreas and/or only duodenum
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of Digestive and Liver Surgery Unit, St Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Surg Oncol 23:92-8. 2014
    ..This review aims to compare results of limited vs. extended resection in case of primary right colon cancer invading pancreas and/or duodenum...
  40. doi request reprint Case series of non-operative management vs. operative management of splenic injury after blunt trauma
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Perugia, St Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 20:91-6. 2014
    ..The aim of our retrospective study was to compare non-operative management with surgery for cases of splenic injury...
  41. doi request reprint Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and medical management for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in non-morbidly obese patients: a single-center experience
    Jacopo Desiderio
    Department of Digestive Surgery and Liver Unit, St Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 15:281-8. 2013
    ..Several studies have highlighted the effects in terms of resolution and improvement of diabetes...
  42. doi request reprint Effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in patients with morbid obesity and metabolic disorders
    Jacopo Desiderio
    1 Department of Digestive Surgery, St Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 15:1004-9. 2013
    ..Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a bariatric surgical procedure that appears to influence both the reduction of fat mass and the action of some gastrointestinal hormones...
  43. pmc Spontaneous splenic rupture in patient with metastatic melanoma treated with vemurafenib
    Elisa Castellani
    Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 10:155. 2012
    ..BRAF inhibitors such as vemurafenib are a new family of biological drugs, recently available to treat metastatic malignant melanoma...
  44. pmc Surgery in asymptomatic patients with colorectal cancer and unresectable liver metastases: the authors' experience
    Carlo Boselli
    Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia
    Onco Targets Ther 6:267-72. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to define the optimal management for asymptomatic patients with colorectal cancer and unresectable liver metastases...
  45. pmc Antibiotic prophylaxis in thyroid surgery: a preliminary multicentric italian experience
    Nicola Avenia
    Endocrine Surgical Unit, University of Perugia, Italy
    Ann Surg Innov Res 3:10. 2009
    ..Our study should be regarded only as a preliminary RCT, and should be followed by a study in which a larger number of patients should be enrolled so that statistically significant data can be obtained...
  46. pmc Gastric adenocarcinoma cutaneous metastasis arising at a previous surgical drain site: a case report
    Umberto Morelli
    Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Clinica Chirurgica Generale e d Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliera S, Maria, Terni, Italy
    J Med Case Reports 3:65. 2009
    ..Skin metastasis from internal carcinoma rarely occurs. It has an incidence of 0.7 to 9% and it may be the first sign of an unknown malignancy. However, it can also occur during follow-up...
  47. pmc Emergency treatment of complicated incisional hernias: a case study
    Francesco La Mura
    General Surgical Unit, St Maria Hospital, Terni TR, University of Perugia, Italy
    Ann Surg Innov Res 3:15. 2009
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Thoracic stent graft versus surgery for thoracic aneurysm
    Iosief Abraha
    Epidemiology Department, Regional Health Authority of Umbria, via Mario Angeloni, 61, Perugia, Italy, 06124
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD006796. 2013
    ..Evidence is needed to support the use of TEVAR for these patients, rather than open surgery...
  49. pmc Bronchogenic cyst of the ileal mesentery: a case report and a review of literature
    Adolfo Petrina
    General and Oncological Surgery Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Med Case Reports 4:313. 2010
    ..Bronchogenic cyst is a rare clinical entity that occurs due to abnormal development of the foregut; the majority of bronchogenic cysts have been described in the mediastinum and they are rarely found in an extrathoracic location...
  50. ncbi request reprint Covering ileo- or colostomy in anterior resection for rectal carcinoma
    Alessandro Montedori
    Epidemiology Department, Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Via Mario Angeloni 61, Perugia, Umbria, Italy, 06124
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD006878. 2010
    ..However, covering stoma does not seems to offer advantage in term of 30 days or long term mortality...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Antibiotic prophylaxis in breast surgery. Preliminary resuls of a multicenter randomized study on 1400 cases]
    Alessandro Sanguinetti
    SC Chirurgia Endocrina, Universita degli Studi di Perugia
    Ann Ital Chir 80:275-9. 2009
    ..92%, subjected to antibiotic prophylaxis vs 14 patients, 3.09%, without antibiotic prophylaxis) (P = 0.02)...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic appendectomy]
    M Bravetti
    Clinica Chirurgica Generale e d Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliera di Terni, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia
    Minerva Chir 62:489-96. 2007
    ..Although its advantages are still under debate, the laparoscopic approach has already been adopted by many centers in the emergency setting...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Virtual colonoscopy in stenosing colorectal cancer]
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Clinica Chirurgica Generale e d Urgenza, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Terni
    Chir Ital 60:233-6. 2008
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint [Covering stoma in anterior rectum resection with TME for rectal cancer in elderly patients]
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Clinica di Chirurgia Generale e d Urgenza, Ospedale S Maria, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Terni, Italia
    Ann Ital Chir 81:137-40. 2010
    ..The aim of our study is to evaluate the advisability of covering stoma in Anterior Rectum Resection with TME in elderly patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Abdominal compartimental syndrome as a complica-tion of Fournier's gangrene]
    L Cattorini
    Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria di Terni, Clinica Chirurgica Generale e d Urgenza
    G Chir 30:148-52. 2009
    ..The treatment of the abdominal compartmental syndrome was the surgical toilette of the necrotic regions (scrotum, abdominal wall and cavity) together with an orchiectomy...
  56. ncbi request reprint Thyroidectomy with ultrasonic dissector: a multicentric experience
    F D'Ajello
    Endocrine Surgincal Unit, University of Perugia, Italy
    G Chir 31:289-92. 2010
    ..The endpoint of this study was to evaluate the benefits of ultrasonic dissector vs conventional technique (vessel ligation and tight) in patients undergoing thyroid surgery...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis]
    R Cirocchi
    Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Terni, Clinica Chirurgica Generale e d Urgenza, Italy
    G Chir 29:305-11. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis and to determine the optimal timing...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic treatment for Crohn's disease]
    A Lauro
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, USA
    Minerva Chir 59:537-45. 2004
    ..However, problems noted early in the experience may have prevented the optimal benefit from having been conferred. Accordingly, the aim of this study was to evaluate perioperatively those patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic surgery for endoscopically irretrievable colonic polyps]
    A Lauro
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Colorettale, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
    Minerva Chir 58:791-5. 2003
    ..The vast majority of benign colorectal neoplasms can be safely removed by colonoscopic polypectomy; while peduncolated polyps can be easily endoscopically excised, the removal of sessile polyps may be more difficult...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic and general surgery guided by open interventional magnetic resonance]
    A Lauro
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Oncologica e Tecnologia, Imperial College School of Medicine, Academic Surgical Unit, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Minerva Chir 59:507-16. 2004
    ..Intraoperative MR scanning reliably identifies palpable breast tumours and skin sarcomas and is sufficiently accurate to guide their surgical excision. Further work may be done to develop laparoscopic and open abdominal surgery as well...