- Cirocchi R, Farinella E, La Mura F, Cavaliere D, Avenia N, Verdecchia G, et al. Efficacy of surgery and imatinib mesylate in the treatment of advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor: a systematic review. Tumori. 2010;96:392-9 pubmed..In this review, the authors analyzed the role of imatinib mesylate associated to surgery in unresectable and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumors...
- Parisi A, Trastulli S, Ricci F, Regina R, Cirocchi R, Grassi V, et al. Analysis of long-term results after liver surgery for metastases from colorectal and non-colorectal tumors: A retrospective cohort study. Int J Surg. 2016;30:25-30 pubmed publisher..This study is conducted in compliance with ethical principles originating from the Helsinki Declaration, within the guidelines of Good Clinical Practice and relevant laws/regulations. researchregistry898. ..
- Cirocchi R, Cesare Campanile F, Di Saverio S, Popivanov G, Carlini L, Pironi D, et al. Laparoscopic versus open colectomy for obstructing right colon cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Visc Surg. 2017;: pubmed publisher..Hemicolectomy is the treatment of choice for intestinal obstruction from right colon cancer. This review compares the laparoscopic vs open access in hemicolectomy for patients with right colon cancer...
- Cirocchi R, Trastulli S, Farinella E, Guarino S, Desiderio J, Boselli C, et al. Intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis during laparoscopic right hemicolectomy - systematic review and meta-analysis. Surg Oncol. 2013;22:1-13 pubmed publisher..Future randomized, controlled trials are needed to further evaluate different surgical anastomosis after laparoscopic right hemicolectomy. ..
- Cirocchi R, Arezzo A, Renzi C, Cochetti G, D Andrea V, Fingerhut A, et al. Is laparoscopic surgery the best treatment in fistulas complicating diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon? A systematic review. Int J Surg. 2015;24:95-100 pubmed publisher..The lack of RCTs, the small sample size, the heterogeneity of literature do not allow to draw statistically significant conclusions on the laparoscopic surgery for fistulas despite this approach is considered safe. ..