Ciro Esposito

Summary

Affiliation: Federico II University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in premature babies weighing 3 kg or less
    C Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, Naples, 80131, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:989-92. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Preputioplasty associated with urethroplasty for correction of distal hypospadias: a prospective study and proposition of a new objective scoring system for evaluation of esthetic and functional outcome
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:294-9. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Technical standardization of laparoscopic lymphatic sparing varicocelectomy in children using isosulfan blue
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Medical Translational Sciences, Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 49:660-3. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Work-related upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in pediatric minimally invasive surgery: a multicentric survey comparing laparoscopic and sils ergonomy
    Ciro Esposito
    Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 30:395-9. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopy-assisted jejunostomy in neurological patients with chronic malnutrition and GERD. Technical considerations and analysis of the results]
    C Esposito
    Chirurgia Pediatrica Università, di Napoli Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italia
    Pediatr Med Chir 35:125-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Work-related upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in paediatric laparoscopic surgery. A multicenter survey
    Ciro Esposito
    Pediatric Surgery Units, Federico II University Naples, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1750-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of laparoscopic Nissen procedure in pediatric patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease measured using the modified QPSG Roma III European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition's questionnaire
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:937-40. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of incarcerated inguinal hernia. A safe and effective procedure to adopt in children
    C Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Hernia 17:235-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Open versus laparoscopic appendectomy in the pediatric population: a literature review and analysis of complications
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:834-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Blue rubber bleb nevus: an uncommon cause of intestinal intussusception
    C Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 171:1139-40. 2012

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in premature babies weighing 3 kg or less
    C Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, Naples, 80131, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:989-92. 2012
    ..This retrospective study aims to evaluate the feasibility, safety and complication rate of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair for small babies weighing 3 kg or less...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preputioplasty associated with urethroplasty for correction of distal hypospadias: a prospective study and proposition of a new objective scoring system for evaluation of esthetic and functional outcome
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:294-9. 2014
    ..We report our experience and the medium-term results in the reconstruction of the foreskin during the correction of distal hypospadias...
  3. ncbi request reprint Technical standardization of laparoscopic lymphatic sparing varicocelectomy in children using isosulfan blue
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Medical Translational Sciences, Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 49:660-3. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study is to standardize the technique of injection to perform a lymphatic sparing procedure in case of laparoscopic varicocelectomy...
  4. doi request reprint Work-related upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in pediatric minimally invasive surgery: a multicentric survey comparing laparoscopic and sils ergonomy
    Ciro Esposito
    Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 30:395-9. 2014
    ..Surgeons are at risk for developing work-related musculoskeletal symptoms (WMS). The present study aims to compare laparoscopy and SILS ergonomy among pediatric surgeons...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopy-assisted jejunostomy in neurological patients with chronic malnutrition and GERD. Technical considerations and analysis of the results]
    C Esposito
    Chirurgia Pediatrica Università, di Napoli Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italia
    Pediatr Med Chir 35:125-9. 2013
    ..Unfortunately, fundoplication and gastrostomy are not devoid of complications, indicating the need for other options in the management of these patients...
  6. doi request reprint Work-related upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in paediatric laparoscopic surgery. A multicenter survey
    Ciro Esposito
    Pediatric Surgery Units, Federico II University Naples, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1750-6. 2013
    ..Surgeons are at risk for developing work-related musculoskeletal symptoms (WMS). The present study aims to examine the physical factors and their association with WMS among pediatric laparoscopic surgeons...
  7. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of laparoscopic Nissen procedure in pediatric patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease measured using the modified QPSG Roma III European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition's questionnaire
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:937-40. 2012
    ..Laparoscopic fundoplication (LF) represents the gold standard for surgical treatment for pediatric patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of incarcerated inguinal hernia. A safe and effective procedure to adopt in children
    C Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Hernia 17:235-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of our retrospective study was to describe the efficacy and the advantages of laparoscopic approach to treat incarcerated inguinal hernia (IIH) in pediatric patients...
  9. doi request reprint Open versus laparoscopic appendectomy in the pediatric population: a literature review and analysis of complications
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:834-9. 2012
    ..This study aims to compare the results of laparoscopic and open appendectomy (LA and OA, respectively) in a pediatric population with particular attention to complications analysis...
  10. doi request reprint Blue rubber bleb nevus: an uncommon cause of intestinal intussusception
    C Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 171:1139-40. 2012
    ..In addition, laparoscopy permits to have a clear picture of other intra-abdominal lesions linked to Bean syndrome...
  11. doi request reprint Unilateral inguinal hernia: laparoscopic or inguinal approach. Decision making strategy: a prospective study
    C Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 171:989-91. 2012
    ..We believe that a correct decision-making strategy for parents' choice is to propose them the both procedures. Our study shows that parents prefer laparoscopic inspection and repair in the vast majority of cases...
  12. doi request reprint Meckel's diverticulum causing severe hemorrhage
    C Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 171:733-4. 2012
    ..Our observation shows that severe hemorrhage due to a Meckel's diverticulum is possible albeit exceptional...
  13. doi request reprint Technical standardization of laparoscopic direct hernia repair in pediatric patients
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:113-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to standardize the laparoscopic technique to treat direct inguinal hernia in pediatric patients...
  14. doi request reprint One-trocar ileo-colic resection in a newborn infant with a cystic lymphangioma of the small-bowel mesentery
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:447-9. 2009
    ..The lesion together with the caecum and the last centimeters of ileum were resected by using only one trocar positioned lateroumbilically. In this paper, we describe the advantages of MIS to treat newborn with abdominal masses...
  15. doi request reprint Management of boys with nonpalpable undescended testis
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:252-60. 2008
    ..We also briefly examine the follow-up of patients with this disorder and its common complications. As yet, there are no data that assess the potential of laparoscopic orchidopexy being a risk factor for impaired fertility later in life...
  16. ncbi request reprint Another case of cystic fibrosis complicated by meconium ileus associated with Hirschsprung's disease: a rare and important association
    C Esposito
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:1069-71. 2008
    ..We are reporting the case of a neonate which died on 16th day of life due to a fatal evolution of a rare association of cystic fibrosis and Hirschsprung's disease...
  17. doi request reprint Current trends in the management of pediatric patients with perineal groove
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 24:263-5. 2011
    ..Perineal groove is an uncommon congenital anomaly of the perineum, affecting young girls. We report our experience in the treatment of this pathology...
  18. doi request reprint Laparoscopic treatment of inguinal hernia in the first year of life
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery Unit, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:473-6. 2010
    ..Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair is rarely reported in the first year of life. In this article, we report our experience to emphasize the advantages of this procedure in this age range...
  19. doi request reprint Lessons learned from the first 109 laparoscopic cholecystectomies performed in a single pediatric surgery center
    Ciro Esposito
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, Naples, 80131, Italy
    World J Surg 33:1842-5. 2009
    ..A retrospective review of 109 consecutive patients who underwent LC over an 11-year period was performed to see what lessons were learned from this experience...
  20. doi request reprint Technical standardization of laparoscopic herniorraphy in pediatric patients
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery Unit, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    World J Surg 33:1846-50. 2009
    ..Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair is rarely reported in pediatric patients. We report our experience on this topic to show the standardization of the technique...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of laparoscopic treatment of esophageal achalasia in children: a multicentric survey
    Ciro Esposito
    1 Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 23:955-9. 2013
    ..This report describes three Italian centers' experience in the treatment of children with esophageal achalasia...
  22. doi request reprint Blue patent lymphography prevents hydrocele after laparoscopic varicocelectomy: 10 years of experience
    Salvatore Fabio Chiarenza
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Saint Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:930-3. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the impact of lymphatic preservation on hydrocele formation and the success of varicocelectomy...
  23. doi request reprint Ultrasonography is unnecessary and misleading in evaluating boys with a nonpalpable testis and can be a cause of a legal process
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery Unit, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Med Sci Law 53:247-8. 2013
    ..In conclusion, we believe that in cases of NPT, laparoscopy is the gold standard for diagnosis and US is unnecessary and misleading. ..
  24. doi request reprint Laparoscopic management of a newborn with a right Amyand's hernia and a left incarcerated inguinal hernia
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery Unit, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Afr J Paediatr Surg 10:35-7. 2013
    ..In case of incarcerated appendix, appendectomy is preferable during the same procedure to reduce the incidence of postoperative complications...
  25. ncbi request reprint Incidence and management of hydrocele following varicocele surgery in children
    Ciro Esposito
    Pediatric Surgery Units, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Urol 171:1271-3. 2004
    ..In this retrospective study we evaluated the incidence and management of hydrocele following surgical treatment of varicocele in children treated at 8 European centers of pediatric surgery...
  26. ncbi request reprint Complications of pediatric urological laparoscopy: mistakes and risks
    Ciro Esposito
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Urol 169:1490-2; discussion 1492. 2003
    ..We evaluate the results and complications of laparoscopic urological procedures in children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic management of nonpalpable testes: a multicenter study of the Italian Society of Video Surgery in Infancy
    Alfonso Papparella
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Second University of Naples, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 40:696-700. 2005
    ..The authors report the results of a multicenter study of the Italian Society of Video Surgery in Infancy on laparoscopic management of NPT...
  28. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy in children: a retrospective comparative study of 2,332 cases
    Ciro Esposito
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, Magna Graecia University Catanzaro and Federico II University of Naples, Piazza degli Artisti 7 c, 80129 Naples, Italy
    World J Surg 31:750-5. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the outcomes of open appendectomy (OA) and laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) by analysing the data from a multicentre study...
  29. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized comparative study on the use of ventral subcutaneous flap to prevent fistulas in the Snodgrass repair for distal hypospadias
    Antonio Savanelli
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    World J Urol 25:641-5. 2007
    ..A well-vascularized subcutaneous ventral flap represents, in our experience, a simple and optimal choice for the prevention of fistulas...
  30. doi request reprint Vitamin B12 supplementation improves rates of sustained viral response in patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus
    Alba Rocco
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Gastroenterology Unit, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Gut 62:766-73. 2013
    ..In vitro, vitamin B12 acts as a natural inhibitor of hepatitis C virus (HCV) replication...
  31. ncbi request reprint Time- and segment-related changes of postresected intestine: a 4-dimensional model of intestinal adaptation
    Vittoria Buccigrossi
    Department of Paediatrics, Pediatric Surgery Unit, Federico II University of Naples, AORN Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 56:40-5. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the segment- and time-related changes in rat short bowel syndrome and construct a 4-dimensional (4D) geometrical model of intestinal adaptation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of five different hormonal treatment protocols for children with cryptorchidism
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 37:246-9. 2003
    ..To compare the effects of medical therapy on boys with cryptorchidism, a prospective study was carried out in five groups of patients over a 30-month period...
  33. ncbi request reprint Fundoplication: certainly a friend for children with GERD if the indication for surgery is correct
    Ciro Esposito
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:98-9; author reply 99. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic antireflux procedures in the management of gastroesophageal reflux following esophageal atresia repair
    Ciro Esposito
    Paediatric Surgery, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 40:349-51. 2005
    ..The authors have retrospectively evaluated the results achieved in their centers using laparoscopic antireflux procedures (LARP) in children operated for EA at birth...
  35. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy-assisted orchidopexy: an ideal treatment for children with intra-abdominal testes
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Endourol 16:659-62. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the results and advantages of laparoscopy-assisted orchidopexy performed without dividing the spermatic vessels...
  36. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic reoperation following unsuccessful antireflux surgery in childhood
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy
    Semin Laparosc Surg 9:177-9. 2002
    ..Concerning the type of procedure, redo surgery is more difficult to perform after Nissen's than after Toupet's or Thal's procedure...
  37. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy in children: a three-center experience with 933 repairs
    Felix Schier
    University Medical Center, Jena, Germany
    J Pediatr Surg 37:395-7. 2002
    ..Laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy has been introduced recently as an alternative to conventional open repair in children. This study was undertaken to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and reproducibility of this minimally invasive approach...