Stefano Crippa

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Amylase value in drains after pancreatic resection as predictive factor of postoperative pancreatic fistula: results of a prospective study in 137 patients
    Enrico Molinari
    Department of Surgery and Gastroenterology, University of Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 246:281-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Imaging in endocrinology: Langherans cell histiocytosis of the thyroid gland detected by 18FDG-PET/CT
    Luca Giovanella
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Via Ospedale 12, CH 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2866-7. 2007
  3. pmc Mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas is not an aggressive entity: lessons from 163 resected patients
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 247:571-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Poorly differentiated resectable pancreatic cancer: is upfront resection worthwhile?
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Surgery 152:S112-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic metastases from breast carcinoma
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Milan Bicocca, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, MI, Italy
    JOP 5:377-83. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of metastatic tumors to the pancreas: a single center experience and review of the literature
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Milan Bicocca, San Gerardo Hospital, Via Donizetti, 106, 20052, Monza, MI, Italy
    World J Surg 30:1536-42. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Prognostic relevance of lymph node ratio and number of resected nodes after curative resection of ampulla of Vater carcinoma
    Massimo Falconi
    Chirurgia Generale B Pancreas Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3178-86. 2008
  8. pmc Delayed gastric emptying after pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy: validation of International Study Group of Pancreatic Surgery classification and analysis of risk factors
    Giuseppe Malleo
    Department of Surgery, General Surgery B Unit, G B Rossi Hospital, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    HPB (Oxford) 12:610-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Early versus late drain removal after standard pancreatic resections: results of a prospective randomized trial
    Claudio Bassi
    Department of Surgery, G B Rossi Hospital, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 252:207-14. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Perioperative and long-term results after left pancreatectomy: a single-institution, non-randomized, comparative study between open and laparoscopic approach
    Giovanni Butturini
    Department of Surgery, G B Rossi Hospital, University of Verona, P le L A Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Surg Endosc 25:2871-8. 2011

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  1. pmc Amylase value in drains after pancreatic resection as predictive factor of postoperative pancreatic fistula: results of a prospective study in 137 patients
    Enrico Molinari
    Department of Surgery and Gastroenterology, University of Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 246:281-7. 2007
    ..The correlation of the amylase value in drains (AVD) with the development of pancreatic fistula (PF) is still unclear...
  2. ncbi request reprint Imaging in endocrinology: Langherans cell histiocytosis of the thyroid gland detected by 18FDG-PET/CT
    Luca Giovanella
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Via Ospedale 12, CH 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2866-7. 2007
  3. pmc Mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas is not an aggressive entity: lessons from 163 resected patients
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 247:571-9. 2008
    ..We evaluated the clinicopathologic characteristics, prevalence of cancer, and prognosis of a large series of well-characterized MCNs in 2 tertiary centers...
  4. doi request reprint Poorly differentiated resectable pancreatic cancer: is upfront resection worthwhile?
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Surgery 152:S112-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate clinicopathologic characteristics and survival of patients with resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma according to histologic grading...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic metastases from breast carcinoma
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Milan Bicocca, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, MI, Italy
    JOP 5:377-83. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to review our experience with the operative management of pancreatic metastases from breast carcinoma...
  6. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of metastatic tumors to the pancreas: a single center experience and review of the literature
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Milan Bicocca, San Gerardo Hospital, Via Donizetti, 106, 20052, Monza, MI, Italy
    World J Surg 30:1536-42. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to review our experience with the operative management of pancreatic metastases...
  7. doi request reprint Prognostic relevance of lymph node ratio and number of resected nodes after curative resection of ampulla of Vater carcinoma
    Massimo Falconi
    Chirurgia Generale B Pancreas Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3178-86. 2008
    ..No study has investigated the significance of the ratio between metastatic and resected/examined lymph nodes (LNR) in patients with AVC...
  8. pmc Delayed gastric emptying after pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy: validation of International Study Group of Pancreatic Surgery classification and analysis of risk factors
    Giuseppe Malleo
    Department of Surgery, General Surgery B Unit, G B Rossi Hospital, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    HPB (Oxford) 12:610-8. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Early versus late drain removal after standard pancreatic resections: results of a prospective randomized trial
    Claudio Bassi
    Department of Surgery, G B Rossi Hospital, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 252:207-14. 2010
    ..The role of surgically placed intra-abdominal drainages after pancreatic resections has not been clearly established. In particular, their effect on morbidity rates and the optimal timing for their removal remains controversial...
  10. doi request reprint Perioperative and long-term results after left pancreatectomy: a single-institution, non-randomized, comparative study between open and laparoscopic approach
    Giovanni Butturini
    Department of Surgery, G B Rossi Hospital, University of Verona, P le L A Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Surg Endosc 25:2871-8. 2011
    ..In this study, we provide a nonrandomized comparison between laparoscopic and open left pancreatectomy (OLP) for benign and borderline tumors, focusing on both perioperative and long-term results...
  11. pmc Time trends in the treatment and prognosis of resectable pancreatic cancer in a large tertiary referral centre
    Giuliano Barugola
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    HPB (Oxford) 15:958-64. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyse survival trends in a selected population of patients submitted to resection for pancreatic cancer at a single institution...
  12. pmc Invasive intraductal papillary mucinous carcinomas of the pancreas: predictors of survival and the role of lymph node ratio
    Stefano Partelli
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 251:477-82. 2010
    ..Lymph node metastases are an important prognostic factor for patients with invasive intraductal papillary carcinoma (I-IPMC), but the role of lymph node ratio (LNR) in predicting survival after surgery for I-IPMC is unknown...
  13. doi request reprint Splenic artery invasion in pancreatic adenocarcinoma of the body and tail: a novel prognostic parameter for patient selection
    Stefano Partelli
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3608-14. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate prognostic factors in PDA of the body/tail, emphasizing the role of splenic vessels infiltration...
  14. doi request reprint Incidental diagnosis as prognostic factor in different tumor stages of nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine tumors
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Verona, Italy Department of Surgery, Ospedale Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar VR, Italy
    Surgery 155:145-53. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to analyze the outcomes of incidentally discovered/symptomatic NF-pNETs stratified by tumor stage. A preliminary experience with nonoperative treatment of incidental NF-pNETs is reported...
  15. doi request reprint A grading system can predict clinical and economic outcomes of pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy: results in 755 consecutive patients
    Despoina Daskalaki
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 396:91-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to verify the applicability of the International Study Group of Pancreatic Fistula (ISGPF) definition and its capability to predict hospital costs...
  16. doi request reprint Outcomes after resection of locally advanced or borderline resectable pancreatic cancer after neoadjuvant therapy
    Giuliano Barugola
    Department of Surgery, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Italy
    Am J Surg 203:132-9. 2012
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Total pancreatectomy: indications, different timing, and perioperative and long-term outcomes
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Chirurgia Generale B Pancreas Unit, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Surgery 149:79-86. 2011
    ..Because outcomes of pancreatic surgery as well as management of pancreatic insufficiency have improved markedly, enthusiasm for TP has an increased...
  18. doi request reprint Pattern and clinical predictors of lymph node involvement in nonfunctioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NF-PanNETs)
    Stefano Partelli
    Departments of Surgery and Pathology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    JAMA Surg 148:932-9. 2013
    ..Therefore, in patients with low risk of LN metastasis, the extent of surgery and lymphadenectomy could be limited and follow-up adjusted to the very low risk of relapse...
  19. doi request reprint Adequacy of lymph node retrieval for ampullary cancer and its association with improved staging and survival
    Stefano Partelli
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Chirurgia Generale B, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro, 37134, Verona, Italy
    World J Surg 37:1397-404. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the optimal number of lymph nodes (LN) examined to stage pN0 tumors after surgery for ampulla of Vater carcinoma (AVC)...
  20. doi request reprint Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas with multifocal involvement of branch ducts
    Roberto Salvia
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Am J Surg 198:709-14. 2009
    ..The appropriate management of patients with branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (BD-IPMN) with multiple involvements of branch ducts (multifocal BD-IPMN) remains challenging...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of insulinomas: short- and long-term outcomes after enucleations and pancreatic resections
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Chirurgia Generale B, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Piazzale LA Scuro, 10 37134, Verona, Italy
    Arch Surg 147:261-6. 2012
    ..To analyze the characteristics and outcomes following enucleation and pancreatic resections of insulinomas...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preoperative IL-2 immunotherapy enhances tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) in gastric cancer patients
    Fabrizio Romano
    Department of General Surgery Chirurgia I, San Gerardo Hospital II University of Milan Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:634-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to verify if subcutaneously administered IL-2 is able to enhance TILs in gastric cancer patients and is able to influence the prognosis of the patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Short-term preoperative IL-2 immunotherapy in operable pancreatic cancer: a randomized study
    Franco Uggeri
    Department of Surgery, San Gerardo Hospital, University of Milan Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:861-5. 2009
    ..This study investigates the effectiveness of preoperative interleukin-2 administration to improve lymphocyte counts' postoperative recovery in pancreatic cancer...
  24. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of pancreatic tumors in childhood and adolescence: uncommon neoplasms with favorable outcome
    Giovanni Marchegiani
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pancreatology 11:383-9. 2011
    ..The aim of the present paper was to analyze short- and long-term outcomes after surgical treatment of primary pancreatic neoplasms in children and adolescents at a single high-volume center for pancreatic diseases...
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical and biological behavior of pancreatic solid pseudopapillary tumors: report on 31 consecutive patients
    Roberto Salvia
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, GB Rossi Hospital, Verona, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 95:304-10. 2007
    ..Solid pseudopapillary tumors (SPTs) represent one of the most uncommon histotypes of all exocrine pancreatic neoplasms...
  26. doi request reprint Tumor size correlates with malignancy in nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine tumor
    Rossella Bettini
    Department of Surgery, S Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Surgery 150:75-82. 2011
    ..This study analyzes the correlation between tumor size and malignancy in patients with nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine tumors...
  27. pmc Mucin-producing neoplasms of the pancreas: an analysis of distinguishing clinical and epidemiologic characteristics
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:213-9. 2010
    ..MCNs and branch-duct IPMNs are frequently confused; it is unclear whether main-duct, combined, and branch-duct IPMNs are a different spectrum of the same disease. We evaluated their clinical and epidemiologic characteristics...
  28. pmc Middle pancreatectomy: indications, short- and long-term operative outcomes
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 246:69-76. 2007
    ..To evaluate the indications, perioperative, and long-term outcomes of a large cohort of patients who underwent middle pancreatectomy (MP)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Preoperative interleukin-2 immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer: preliminary results
    Carlo Angelini
    Department of Surgery, San Gerardo Hospital University of Milan Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:141-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of preoperative immunotherapy with interleukin-2 in pancreatic cancer patients...
  30. doi request reprint Parenchyma-preserving resections for small nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine tumors
    Massimo Falconi
    Chirurgia Generale B Pancreas Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1621-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate perioperative and long-term outcomes after PPRs for NF-PETs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Endocrine and immunological alterations during cancer processes
    Chiara Mussi
    Department of Surgery, University of Milan Bicocca, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
    Int Surg 91:68-71. 2006
    ..Cortisol levels and lymphocytopenia seem not to be related. The origins of these alterations are unknown. They may favor or result from cancer spread...
  32. doi request reprint Faecal elastase-1 is an independent predictor of survival in advanced pancreatic cancer
    Stefano Partelli
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 44:945-51. 2012
    ..The relationship between prognosis of advanced pancreatic cancer and exocrine secretion impairment is unknown...
  33. ncbi request reprint Management of small bowel tumors: personal experience and new diagnostic tools
    Chiara Mussi
    Department of Surgery, University of Milan Bicocca, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
    Int Surg 90:209-14. 2005
    ..WCE is useful for identifying lesions earlier than by other diagnostic procedures...
  34. ncbi request reprint The role of laparoscopy in advanced pancreatic cancer diagnosis
    Giovanni Butturini
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Dig Surg 24:33-7. 2007
    ..Whenever percutaneous and endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreatic fine needle aspiration (FNA) fails to obtain a diagnostic specimen, a laparoscopic approach may be employed...
  35. doi request reprint Main pancreatic duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms: accuracy of MR imaging in differentiation between benign and malignant tumors compared with histopathologic analysis
    Riccardo Manfredi
    Departments of Radiology, Surgery, Medicine and Public Health, and Pathology, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Radiology 253:106-15. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Open pancreaticogastrostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a pilot study
    Claudio Bassi
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, Hospital, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:1072-80. 2006
    ..The mean hospitalization time was 11.1 days (range, 8-25 days). The results obtained in this pilot study appear encouraging and merit further analysis in a randomized comparative trial...
  37. pmc Branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: to operate or not to operate?
    Roberto Salvia
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Gut 56:1086-90. 2007
    ..Branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (BD-IPMNs) of the pancreas are reported to be less aggressive than the main-duct type. Hence, less aggressive treatment has been proposed for the former...
  38. ncbi request reprint Surgical strategy in the treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
    Massimo Falconi
    B Unit of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Italy
    JOP 7:150-6. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Management of rectosigmoid obstruction due to severe bowel endometriosis
    Giacomo Ruffo
    Department of Surgery, Ospedale Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Via Sempreboni, 5, 37024, Negrar, VR, Italy
    Updates Surg 66:59-64. 2014
    ..Bowel endometriosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of young women with bowel obstruction. Despite challenging operations, colorectal resections are associated with good outcomes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Intraductal papillary mucinous tumors of the pancreas. Surgical treatment: at what point should we stop?
    Roberto Salvia
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    JOP 6:112-7. 2005
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Parenchyma-sparing resections for pancreatic neoplasms
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Chirurgia Generale B, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Piazzale LA Scuro 10, 37134, Verona, Italy
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:782-7. 2010
    ..In this setting, patients may benefit from parenchyma-sparing resections in order to decrease the risk of development of exocrine/endocrine insufficiency...
  42. doi request reprint Pancreatoblastoma in adults: a review of the literature
    Alvise Cavallini
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pancreatology 9:73-80. 2009
    ..Given the rarity of the disease, the aim of this study was to review our personal experience with adult pancreatoblastoma as well as the cases reported in the literature in order to support clinicians observing this entity...
  43. ncbi request reprint Isolated blunt duodenal trauma: delayed diagnosis and favorable outcome with "quadruple tube" decompression
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    JOP 8:617-20. 2007
    ..The early identification of a duodenal injury is usually difficult, considering the anatomical location of the duodenum and lack of peritoneal signs and diagnostic delay is part of the clinical picture in most cases...
  44. ncbi request reprint Palliative management strategies of advanced gastrointestinal carcinoid neoplasms
    Paola Sartori
    Department of Surgery, San Gerardo Hospital, University of Milan Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 390:391-6. 2005
    ..We investigated the effectiveness of several forms of palliative tumor cytoreduction followed by administration of somatostatin analogues in advanced carcinoid neoplasms...
  45. ncbi request reprint Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs): is it time to (sometimes) spare the knife?
    Claudio Bassi
    Department of Surgery, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Piazzale LA Scuro, 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Gut 57:287-9. 2008
  46. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography of the pancreas
    Niccolo Faccioli
    Department of Radiology, Policlinico G B Rossi, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pancreatology 9:560-6. 2009
    ..This article reviews the clinical and surgical applications of CEUS in different pancreatic diseases and in their management...
  47. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer with neuroendocrine differentiation in a child
    Carlo Angelini
    Department of Surgery, University of Milan Bicocca, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, MI, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:839-40. 2005
    ..Twenty-six months from initial diagnosis she is alive with evidence of disease. The clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of the previously reported cases of colorectal cancer in children are also reviewed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ampullary somatostatinomas and jejunal gastrointestinal stromal tumor in a patient with Von Recklinghausen's disease
    Rossella Bettini
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Chirurgia Generale B Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro, 10 37134 Verona, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 13:2761-3. 2007
    ..An aggressive surgical approach seems to give long term survival also in metastatic patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint Complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy: the problem of current definitions
    Giovanni Butturini
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro 10, 37134, Verona, Italy
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 13:207-11. 2006
    ..The aim of this article is to review the current controversial definitions and to suggest a new clinical-based approach to the problem of the feasibility and reliability of the definitions themselves...
  50. pmc Differences between main-duct and branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas
    Roberto Salvia
    Roberto Salvia, Stefano Crippa, Stefano Partelli, Giulia Armatura, Giuseppe Malleo, Marina Paini, Antonio Pea, Claudio Bassi, Department of Surgery General Surgery B, GB Rossi Hospital, University of Verona, 10 37134 Verona, Italy
    World J Gastrointest Surg 2:342-6. 2010
    ..The profile of IPMNs involving both the main pancreatic duct and its side branches (combined-IPMNs) are also discussed. Finally, general recommendations for management based on these differences are given...
  51. doi request reprint Laparoscopic ileocecal resection for bowel endometriosis
    Giacomo Ruffo
    Department of Surgery, Ospedale Sacro Cuore, Via Sempreboni, 5, 37024 Negrar, VR, Italy
    Surg Endosc 25:1257-62. 2011
    ..This study was designed to analyze perioperative and long-term outcomes after bowel resection for ileocecal endometriosis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Melanoma metastatic to the gallbladder and small bowel: report of a case and review of the literature
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Milan Bicocca, San Gerardo Hospital, Via Donizetti, 106, Monza 20052 MI, Italy
    Melanoma Res 14:427-30. 2004
    ..The differences between primary and secondary GI tract melanomas are also discussed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic metastasis from leiomyosarcoma of the broad ligament of the uterus
    Massimo Falconi
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 7:94-5. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms
    Stefano Partelli
    Prof Massimo Falconi, Department of Surgery, Clinical Chirurgia del Pancreas, Ospedali Riuniti, Via Conca 71, Torrette Ancona 60126, Italy, T 39 0715965781, F 39 0712206024
    Ann Saudi Med 34:1-5. 2014
    ..In the setting of MEN 1 syndrome or Von-Hippel Lindau disease, the tumor size and the possible symptoms should be considered in the evaluation of a proper treatment...
  55. pmc Pericardial, pleural and diaphragmatic endometriosis in association with pelvic peritoneal and bowel endometriosis: a case report and review of the literature
    Marcello Ceccaroni
    Gynecologic Oncology Division, International School of Surgical Anatomy, Sacred Heart Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, European Gynaecology Endoscopy School, Sacred Heart Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Wideochir Inne Tech Malo Inwazyjne 7:122-31. 2012
    ..A review of the literature regarding pericardial and diaphragmatic endometriosis focusing on anatomical and surgical aspects of its management is undertaken...
  56. ncbi request reprint Operative and long-term results after one-stage surgery for obstructing colonic cancer
    Paolo Baccari
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:698-701. 2006
    ..To analyze retrospectively the operative results and five-year survival after single-stage resection and primary anastomosis for right- or left-sided colonic malignant obstruction...
  57. pmc Extent of surgical resections for intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms
    Stefano Crippa
    Stefano Crippa, Stefano Partelli, Massimo Falconi, Department of Surgery Chirurgia Generale B, Policlinico GB Rossi Hospital, University of Verona, 10 37134 Verona, Italy
    World J Gastrointest Surg 2:347-51. 2010
    ..The role of standard and parenchyma-sparing resections is discussed as well as different strategies in the case of multifocal neoplasms...
  58. ncbi request reprint Alteration of hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal glands axis in colorectal cancer patients
    Chiara Mussi
    Department of Surgery, San Gerardo Hospital, University of Milan Bicocca
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:ccxxviii-ccxxxi. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to verify serum levels and circadian rhythm of cortisol and ACTH in patients with colorectal cancer at baseline before surgery and in the postoperative period, and relate it to the immune status...
  59. pmc Acute pancreatitis at the beginning of the 21st century: The state of the art
    Alfredo F Tonsi
    Department of Surgery, G B Rossi Borgo Roma Hospital, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 15:2945-59. 2009
    ..Advanced understanding of the pathology, and increased interest in assessment of disease severity are the cornerstones of future management strategies of this complex and heterogeneous disease in the 21st century...
  60. pmc Preoperative platelet count and survival prognosis in resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Ismael Dominguez
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Wang Ambulatory Care Center 460, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    World J Surg 32:1051-6. 2008
    ..High platelet counts are associated with an adverse effect on survival in various neoplastic entities. The prognostic relevance of preoperative platelet count in pancreatic cancer has not been clarified...
  61. ncbi request reprint Management of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Wang Ambulatory Care Center WACC 460, 15 Parkmann Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 10:136-43. 2008
    ..In this systematic review, we analyze the most recent publications related to IPMNs, with particular emphasis on problems related to managing this challenging disease...
  62. pmc Quality of life in pancreatic cancer: analysis by stage and treatment
    Stefano Crippa
    Wang Ambulatory Care Center 460, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:783-93; discussion 793-4. 2008
    ..One-year survival was 74%, 30%, and 16% for groups 1, 2, and 3 respectively (p=0.001). Pancreatic cancer prognosis is still dismal. In addition to long-term survival benefits, surgery impacts favorably quality of life...
  63. pmc Branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms: observations in 145 patients who underwent resection
    J Ruben Rodriguez
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:72-9; quiz 309-10. 2007
    ..This study describes the combined experience of 2 tertiary centers with branch-duct IPMNs aiming to validate these recommendations...
  64. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic anastomotic leakage after pancreaticoduodenectomy in 1,507 patients: a report from the Pancreatic Anastomotic Leak Study Group
    Kaye M Reid-Lombardo
    Division of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1451-8; discussion 1459. 2007
    ..The ISGPF was able to capture more patients with clinically relevant leaks than Sarr's criteria; however, the ability to detect a leak by drain data alone is imperfect...
  65. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic pancreatic resection: preliminary experience]
    Carlo Staudacher
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, Milano
    Chir Ital 56:589-95. 2004
    ..The patients appear to benefit from laparoscopic pancreatectomy for pancreatic tumours. The minimally invasive approach ensures adequate treatment but requires the expertise of highly skilled laparoscopic surgeons...
  66. pmc A selective approach to the resection of cystic lesions of the pancreas: results from 539 consecutive patients
    Stefano Crippa
    Ann Surg 245:826-7; author reply 527-8. 2007