Iacopo Dallan

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal anatomy of superior orbital fissure and orbital apex regions: critical considerations for clinical applications
    Iacopo Dallan
    Unit of Otorhinolaryngology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 270:1643-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Anatomical landmarks for transoral robotic tongue base surgery: comparison between endoscopic, external and radiological perspectives
    Iacopo Dallan
    U O Otorinolaringoiatria, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy
    Surg Radiol Anat 35:3-10. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Combined transnasal transcervical robotic dissection of posterior skull base: feasibility in a cadaveric model
    I Dallan
    Otorhinolaryngologic Unit, University of Insubria, Italy
    Rhinology 50:165-70. 2012
  4. pmc The natural evolution of endoscopic approaches in skull base surgery: robotic-assisted surgery?
    I Dallan
    Otorhinolaryngologic Unit, University of Insubria, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 31:390-4. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Endoscopic transnasal anatomy of the infratemporal fossa and upper parapharyngeal regions: correlations with traditional perspectives and surgical implications
    I Dallan
    Unit of Otorhinolaryngology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 53:261-9. 2010
  6. pmc Transtympanic steroids in refractory sudden hearing loss. Personal experience
    I Dallan
    2nd ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisan, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 26:14-9. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Bilateral, isolated, lateral semicircular canal malformation without hearing loss
    I Dallan
    Second ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    J Laryngol Otol 122:858-60. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Management of severely bleeding ethmoidal arteries
    Iacopo Dallan
    ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 20:450-4. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Fully endoscopic transnasal approach to the jugular foramen: anatomic study and clinical considerations
    Iacopo Dallan
    Ears, Nose, and Throat Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero, Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Neurosurgery 67:ons1-7; discussion ons7-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Transoral endoscopic anatomy of the parapharyngeal space: a step-by-step logical approach with surgical considerations
    Iacopo Dallan
    ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Head Neck 33:557-61. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal anatomy of superior orbital fissure and orbital apex regions: critical considerations for clinical applications
    Iacopo Dallan
    Unit of Otorhinolaryngology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 270:1643-9. 2013
    ..Based on a better knowledge of anatomy, we trust that this area could be readily addressed in clinical situations requiring an extended approach in proximity of the orbital apex...
  2. doi request reprint Anatomical landmarks for transoral robotic tongue base surgery: comparison between endoscopic, external and radiological perspectives
    Iacopo Dallan
    U O Otorinolaringoiatria, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy
    Surg Radiol Anat 35:3-10. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Combined transnasal transcervical robotic dissection of posterior skull base: feasibility in a cadaveric model
    I Dallan
    Otorhinolaryngologic Unit, University of Insubria, Italy
    Rhinology 50:165-70. 2012
    ..The implementation of instruments for bony work will definitely increase the applicability of such a system in the forthcoming years...
  4. pmc The natural evolution of endoscopic approaches in skull base surgery: robotic-assisted surgery?
    I Dallan
    Otorhinolaryngologic Unit, University of Insubria, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 31:390-4. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Endoscopic transnasal anatomy of the infratemporal fossa and upper parapharyngeal regions: correlations with traditional perspectives and surgical implications
    I Dallan
    Unit of Otorhinolaryngology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 53:261-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to illustrate the endoscopic surgical anatomy of the infratemporal fossa (ITF) and upper parapharyngeal space and to provide useful landmarks by comparing transnasal perspectives with external ones...
  6. pmc Transtympanic steroids in refractory sudden hearing loss. Personal experience
    I Dallan
    2nd ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisan, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 26:14-9. 2006
    ..Further studies are needed to define the optimal dosage, route of administration and type of steroids...
  7. doi request reprint Bilateral, isolated, lateral semicircular canal malformation without hearing loss
    I Dallan
    Second ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    J Laryngol Otol 122:858-60. 2008
    ..High-resolution magnetic resonance imaging of the inner ear, with three-dimensional reconstruction, demonstrated isolated vestibular anomalies involving both the lateral semicircular canal and the utricle...
  8. doi request reprint Management of severely bleeding ethmoidal arteries
    Iacopo Dallan
    ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 20:450-4. 2009
    ..Clinical features of EA bleeding are rather extensive because it can occur within the nasal cavity or in orbital spaces. Furthermore, surgical management of EA bleeding is challenging...
  9. doi request reprint Fully endoscopic transnasal approach to the jugular foramen: anatomic study and clinical considerations
    Iacopo Dallan
    Ears, Nose, and Throat Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero, Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Neurosurgery 67:ons1-7; discussion ons7-8. 2010
    ..To describe a transnasal endoscopic route to the jugular foramen and the endoscopic anatomy of the infratemporal fossa...
  10. doi request reprint Transoral endoscopic anatomy of the parapharyngeal space: a step-by-step logical approach with surgical considerations
    Iacopo Dallan
    ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Head Neck 33:557-61. 2011
    ..Surgical approaches to the parapharyngeal spaces are challenging. Little is known about the transoral perspective of the anatomy of the parapharyngeal space. Thus, transoral approaches are seldom performed, and only for small-sized tumors...
  11. doi request reprint Intratympanic methylprednisolone in refractory sudden hearing loss: a 27-patient case series with univariate and multivariate analysis
    Iacopo Dallan
    Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, University of Pisa, Tuscany, Italy
    Otol Neurotol 31:25-30. 2010
    ..The management of patients who fail to respond to standard therapy is even more complex; in these cases, intratympanic steroids have been proposed as a valuable solution...
  12. doi request reprint Subdural haematoma after endoscopic skull base surgery: case report and lesson learned
    I Dallan
    Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 113:496-8. 2011
    ..We maintain that a massive CSF leak, that causes a significant reduction of intracranial pressure, should be managed as a surgical emergency, in order to reduce the risk of subdural haematoma...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of high-resolution magnetic resonance in atypical and intractable benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: our preliminary experience
    Iacopo Dallan
    Second ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 69:212-7. 2007
    ..However, diagnostic doubts arise when faced with cases presenting atypical features of the positional paroxysmal nystagmus as well as the clinical course and disease evolution...
  14. pmc Drop attacks and vertical vertigo after transtympanic gentamicin: diagnosis and management
    I Dallan
    ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 25:370-3. 2005
    ..Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials are present even after high doses of gentamicin. Drop attacks and vertical vertigo can occur after transtympanic gentamicin and can be well managed with high doses of local gentamicin...
  15. ncbi request reprint Transtympanic steroids as a salvage therapy in sudden hearing loss: preliminary results
    Iacopo Dallan
    Second ENT Unit, Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 68:247-52. 2006
    ..To understand the real efficacy of transtympanic steroid therapy for sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) in patients in whom traditional therapies have failed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cranio-cervical necrotizing fascitiis: case report and review of the literature
    I Dallan
    2nd ENT Unit, Santa Chiara Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 24:83-6. 2004
    ..The best approach in the management of this devastating condition is early diagnosis, adequate antibiotic treatment and radical surgical procedures, which may often need to be repeated several times...
  17. doi request reprint Frontoethmoidal and intraorbital osteomas: exploring the limits of the endoscopic approach
    Mario Turri-Zanoni
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:498-504. 2012
    ..To review our experience with the surgical treatment of frontoethmoidal osteomas, focusing on the osteomas that were either localized laterally in the frontal sinus or showing intraorbital involvement...
  18. doi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal craniotomy in the management of selected ethmoidal malignancies: the University of Pisa experience
    Luca Muscatello
    Unit of Otorhinolaryngology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Paradisa 3, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 39:619-23. 2011
    ..The limited morbidity and high success rate fit well with the data in the literature and make this treatment option advisable...
  19. doi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery: past, present and future
    Paolo Castelnuovo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:649-63. 2010
    ..From now onwards, frameless neuronavigation, modular approaches, intraoperative imaging systems and robotic surgery are and will be an increasingly important part of endonasal surgery, and they will be overtaken by further evolution...
  20. doi request reprint Combined transoral transnasal robotic-assisted nasopharyngectomy: a cadaveric feasibility study
    Iacopo Dallan
    Otorhinolaryngologic Unit, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:235-9. 2012
    ..A robotic palatal sparing nasopharyngectomy is feasible. The combined transnasal-transoral setting seems to offer significant advantages with respect to traditionally purely transoral procedures...
  21. doi request reprint Transoral robotic surgery of the tongue base in obstructive sleep Apnea-Hypopnea syndrome: anatomic considerations and clinical experience
    Claudio Vicini
    Department of Special Surgery, Ear, Nose, and Throat, and Oral Surgery Unit, Ospedale Morgagni Pierantoni, University of Pavia in Forlì, Italy
    Head Neck 34:15-22. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Endoscopic transnasal management of cerebrospinal fluid leaks of the sphenoid sinus
    Luca Muscatello
    Unit of Otorhinolaryngology Head Prof S Sellari Franceschini, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 38:396-402. 2010
    ..Multilayer skull base closure is confirmed as the preferred option in sphenoid CSF leaks. The limited morbidity and high success rate fit well with the data in the literature and make this treatment option advisable...
  23. doi request reprint Intratympanic treatment of intractable unilateral Meniere disease: gentamicin or dexamethasone? A randomized controlled trial
    Augusto Pietro Casani
    Department of Neurosciences, Otorhinolaryngology Unit, Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 146:430-7. 2012
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of low-dose intratympanic gentamicin (ITG) compared with intratympanic dexamethasone (ITD) in patients with intractable unilateral Ménière disease (MD)...
  24. doi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal management of encephaloceles in children: an eight-year experience
    Paolo Castelnuovo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Insubria, Varese, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:1132-6. 2009
    ..Endoscopic management of skull base defects is the standard treatment in adults. Our aim is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of endoscopic endonasal repair of basal encephaloceles in the paediatric population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Endonasal endoscopic repair of Sternberg's canal cerebrospinal fluid leaks
    Paolo Castelnuovo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Insubria, Varese, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy
    Laryngoscope 117:345-9. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the real effectiveness of an endoscopic endonasal approach for treating cerebrospinal fluid leaks of the lateral recess of the sphenoid sinus...
  26. doi request reprint Respiratory retraining therapy in long-term treatment of paradoxical vocal fold dysfunction
    Andrea Nacci
    Chair of Audiology and Phoniatrics, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 63:134-41. 2011
    ..The symptoms include acute episodes of dyspnea and bouts of coughing. To date, there is no universally acknowledged treatment for PVFD, though respiratory retraining therapy is the treatment of choice...
  27. doi request reprint Horizontal semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: effectiveness of two different methods of treatment
    Augusto Pietro Casani
    Otorhinolaryngology Section, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Italy
    Audiol Neurootol 16:175-84. 2011
    ..81%). This result, together with the fact that it is very easy to perform and that patient compliance is better, make the Gufoni maneuver the method of choice in HSC-BPPV treatment...
  28. doi request reprint Parapharyngeal cyst: considerations on embryology, clinical evaluation, and surgical management
    Iacopo Dallan
    Second ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 19:1487-90. 2008
    ..When dealing with a parapharyngeal cyst, second branchial cleft anomalies should be considered. Our experience confirms that cervicotomy is a safe approach to parapharyngeal congenital lesions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Transtympanic gentamicin and fibrin tissue adhesive for treatment of unilateral Menière's disease: effects on vestibular function
    Augusto Casani
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Pisa, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:929-35. 2005
    ..To determine the effects of transtympanic injections, with a mixture composed of gentamicin and fibrin tissue adhesive (FTA), on vestibular function of patients with intractable unilateral Menière's disease...
  30. doi request reprint Elevated antithyroid peroxidase and antinuclear autoantibody titers in Ménière's disease patients: more than a chance association?
    Andrea Nacci
    Audiology and Phoniatric Chair, Neuroscience Department, Pisa University, Pisa, Italy
    Audiol Neurootol 15:1-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this prospective study is to evaluate the possible association between Ménière's disease (MD) and autoantibodies...
  31. doi request reprint Temporalis myofascial flap in maxillary reconstruction: anatomical study and clinical application
    Iacopo Dallan
    Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 37:96-101. 2009
    ..Temporalis muscle flap can be considered as a first-line reconstructive option for limited resection of the upper maxilla with sparing of the orbital floor and of the anterior alveolar crest...
  32. doi request reprint Plasma homocysteine, folate, and vitamin B12 levels in patients with laryngeal cancer
    Andrea Nacci
    Third Otorhinolaryngology Unit, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Via Savi No 10, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:1328-33. 2008
    ..To determine plasma levels of homocysteine, folate, and vitamin B12 in patients with laryngeal cancer and a control group...
  33. doi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal nasopharyngectomy in selected cancers
    Paolo Castelnuovo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 149:424-30. 2013
    ..Our preliminary outcomes are promising, with local control rates comparable to those of conventional procedures. Larger case series and longer follow-up are needed to validate the reproducibility and efficacy of the technique. ..
  34. doi request reprint Cerebellar infarctions mimicking acute peripheral vertigo: how to avoid misdiagnosis?
    Augusto P Casani
    Department of Neurosciences, Otorhinolaryngology Unit, Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 148:475-81. 2013
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  35. doi request reprint Endoscopic transnasal intraorbital surgery: our experience with 16 cases
    Paolo Castelnuovo
    ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:1929-35. 2012
    ..The well-known advantages of the endoscopic techniques, namely the lack of external scars, less bleeding, shorter hospital stay, and fewer complications, are confirmed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Frontal sinus osteomas: the window of endonasal endoscopic approach
    Maurizio Bignami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Rhinology 45:315-20. 2007
    ..Traditional external approaches have been used in the surgical management of these lesions. Recently, endonasal endoscopic surgery has become a valid alternative to the traditional external approach in selected cases...
  37. ncbi request reprint Endonasal endoscopic resection and radiotherapy in olfactory neuroblastoma: our experience
    Paolo Castelnuovo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Insubria, Varese, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy
    Head Neck 29:845-50. 2007
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy of a bimodal method of treatment consisting in endoscopic resection followed by radiotherapy in patients with olfactory neuroblastoma (ON)...
  38. pmc Transnasal skull base reconstruction using a 3-d endoscope: our first impressions
    Paolo Castelnuovo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 73:85-9. 2012
    ..According to our preliminary impressions, 3-D endoscopic skull base reconstruction is an effective and safe procedure and could represent a significant advantage for accurate managing of the skull base region...
  39. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture treatment of whiplash injury
    Bruno Fattori
    University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Int Tinnitus J 10:156-60. 2004
    ..The high percentage of positive results in whiplash injury patients leads us to advocate acupuncture for balance disorders due to cervical pathology...
  40. doi request reprint A silicone nasal swab for the treatment of severe and recalcitrant epistaxis in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: an alternative to surgical nostril closure
    Luca Bruschini
    ENT Unit, Head and Neck Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Via Paradisa 3, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Otolaryngol 32:301-3. 2011
    ..In severely affected cases, cessation of the nasal airflow seems to be the only long-term effective treatment. Such procedure deeply affects patient's quality of life (QoL) and is sometimes refused...
  41. doi request reprint Anterior canal lithiasis: diagnosis and treatment
    Augusto Pietro Casani
    Department of Neuroscience, Otorhinolaryngology Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144:412-8. 2011
    ..To describe the clinical and oculographic features in patients with anterior semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and to determine the efficacy of a canalith repositioning procedure for its management...
  42. doi request reprint Otoneurologic dysfunctions in migraine patients with or without vertigo
    Augusto P Casani
    1st ENT Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Otol Neurotol 30:961-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the neurotologic findings in patient suffering from migraine with and without vestibular symptoms...
  43. pmc Necrotizing craniocervical soft tissue infections: clinical experience and personal considerations
    Stefania Gallo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Insubria, Varese, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Via Guicciardini 9, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Case Report Otolaryngol 2012:489638. 2012
    ..Thoracic and mediastinal involvement requires appropriate management. A strong clinical suspicion remains one of the most important aspects of the management of such shattering conditions...
  44. ncbi request reprint Extensive solitary fibrous tumor of the retropharyngeal space
    Augusto P Casani
    Department of Neuroscience, ENT Section, S Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Via Savi, 10, 56126 Pisa Italy
    Head Neck 28:270-4. 2006
    ..Although most of these neoplasms arise at the level of the pleura, there have also been reports of extrapleural origins. The most frequent localization in the head and neck region is in the nasal cavity...
  45. pmc Possible association between thyroid autoimmunity and Menière's disease
    B Fattori
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Immunol 152:28-32. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that it should be useful to submit MD patients to multi-disciplinary clinical investigation...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Intratympanic gentamycin in association with human fibrin glue in the treatment of Meniere's disease: preliminary results]
    A P Casani
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sez ORL, Universita di Pisa
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 22:199-207. 2002
    ..This makes it possible, with equal benefits in vertigo control, to significantly minimize any hearing loss...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Myogenic vestibular evoked potentials. A test of saccular function]
    A P Casani
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Otorinolaringoiatria, Universita di Pisa
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 23:86-93. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic maneuvers in the treatment of paroxysmal positional vertigo: can they indicate a central genesis?]
    A P Casani
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Otorinolaringoiatria, Universita di Pisa
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 22:66-73. 2002
    ..In cases of PPV of the PSC, when either typical or atypical PPNy persists one month after diagnosis, with no appreciable period of remission, neuroradiological tests should be performed in order to rule out any CNS pathology...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic evaluation of "acute" vertigo]
    A Casani
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Otorinolaringoiatria, Universita di Pisa, U O Otorinolaringoiatrica I
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 22:355-65. 2002
    ....