A Repici

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Affiliation: Istituto Clinico Humanitas
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Endoscopic mucosal resection for early colorectal neoplasia: pathologic basis, procedures, and outcomes
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Istituto di Recovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milano, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1502-15. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Metal stents for malignant colorectal obstruction
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, Digestive Endoscopy Unit, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Via Manzoni 56, I 20089 Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 15:331-8. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Systematic review: the role of self-expanding plastic stents for benign oesophageal strictures
    A Repici
    Gastroenterology Department, Digestive Endoscopy Unit, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milano, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:1268-75. 2010
  4. doi request reprint High efficacy of endoscopic submucosal dissection for rectal laterally spreading tumors larger than 3 cm
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 77:96-101. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Unveiling cancer in IBD: screening colonoscopy or chromoendoscopy
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, Russell Hall Hospital, Pensett Road, Dudley, UK
    Curr Drug Targets 13:1268-72. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric neoplastic lesions in patients with liver cirrhosis: a systematic review
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 21:303-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Safety of cold polypectomy for <10mm polyps at colonoscopy: a prospective multicenter study
    A Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 44:27-31. 2012
  8. pmc Guidelenines in the management of obstructing cancer of the left colon: consensus conference of the world society of emergency surgery (WSES) and peritoneum and surgery (PnS) society
    Luca Ansaloni
    1st Unit of General Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 5:29. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint From EMR to ESD: a new challenge from Japanese endoscopists
    A Repici
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Humanitas Clinic, Rozzano, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:572-4. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Transoral treatment of Zenker diverticulum: flexible endoscopy versus endoscopic stapling. A retrospective comparison of outcomes
    A Repici
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 24:235-9. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Endoscopic mucosal resection for early colorectal neoplasia: pathologic basis, procedures, and outcomes
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Istituto di Recovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milano, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1502-15. 2009
    ..5-6%), may be controlled by endoscopic methods and rarely require surgical treatment. Follow-up postendoscopic mucosal resection is essential because of the risk of neoplastic recurrence...
  2. ncbi request reprint Metal stents for malignant colorectal obstruction
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, Digestive Endoscopy Unit, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Via Manzoni 56, I 20089 Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 15:331-8. 2006
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  3. doi request reprint Systematic review: the role of self-expanding plastic stents for benign oesophageal strictures
    A Repici
    Gastroenterology Department, Digestive Endoscopy Unit, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milano, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:1268-75. 2010
    ..The role of self-expanding plastic stents (SEPS) in the treatment of these strictures is still controversial because of the conflicting results of various studies...
  4. doi request reprint High efficacy of endoscopic submucosal dissection for rectal laterally spreading tumors larger than 3 cm
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 77:96-101. 2013
    ..The endoscopic technique is technically demanding and not yet standardized, and new devices are needed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Unveiling cancer in IBD: screening colonoscopy or chromoendoscopy
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, Russell Hall Hospital, Pensett Road, Dudley, UK
    Curr Drug Targets 13:1268-72. 2012
    ..The aim of this review was to describe and summarize outcomes of more advanced endoscopic imaging techniques, including chromoendoscopy and magnification endoscopy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric neoplastic lesions in patients with liver cirrhosis: a systematic review
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 21:303-7. 2012
    ..We evaluated data on feasibility and safety of ESD for gastric lesions in cirrhotic patients...
  7. doi request reprint Safety of cold polypectomy for <10mm polyps at colonoscopy: a prospective multicenter study
    A Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 44:27-31. 2012
    ..However, few data are available on the safety of this approach. The aim of this study was to assess the safety of cold polypectomy for subcentimetric polyps, as well as the rate of advanced neoplasia in these lesions...
  8. pmc Guidelenines in the management of obstructing cancer of the left colon: consensus conference of the world society of emergency surgery (WSES) and peritoneum and surgery (PnS) society
    Luca Ansaloni
    1st Unit of General Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 5:29. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint From EMR to ESD: a new challenge from Japanese endoscopists
    A Repici
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Humanitas Clinic, Rozzano, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:572-4. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Transoral treatment of Zenker diverticulum: flexible endoscopy versus endoscopic stapling. A retrospective comparison of outcomes
    A Repici
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 24:235-9. 2011
    ..Long-term results have to be evaluated...
  11. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of biodegradable stents for refractory benign esophageal strictures: the BEST (Biodegradable Esophageal Stent) study
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:927-34. 2010
    ..Benign esophageal strictures refractory to standard dilation therapy present a challenging problem. Temporary plastic and metal stents have been proposed with inconclusive results...
  12. doi request reprint Endoscopic flexible treatment of Zenker's diverticulum: a modification of the needle-knife technique
    A Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, Digestive Endoscopy Unit, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milano, Italy
    Endoscopy 42:532-5. 2010
    ..The hook-knife is a new device originally developed for endoscopic submucosal dissection procedures. This study aimed to investigate the safety and efficacy of endoscopic myotomy performed with the hook-knife...
  13. doi request reprint Expandable metal stents for malignant colorectal strictures
    Alessandro Repici
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Via Manzoni 56, 20089 Rozzano, Milano, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 21:511-33, ix. 2011
    ..SEMS placement may be used both as a bridge to surgery in patients who are good candidates for curative resection and for palliation of those patients presenting with advanced stage disease or with severe comorbid medical illnesses...
  14. pmc Balanced propofol sedation administered by nonanesthesiologists: The first Italian experience
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Via Manzoni 56 20089 Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 17:3818-23. 2011
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of a balanced approach using midazolam in combination with propofol, administered by non-anesthesiologists, in a large series of diagnostic colonoscopies...
  15. doi request reprint Clinical experience with a new endoscopic over-the-scope clip system for use in the GI tract
    A Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:406-10. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint A retrospective analysis of early and late outcome of biodegradable stent placement in the management of refractory anastomotic colorectal strictures
    A Repici
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Via Manzoni 56, 20089 Rozzano Milano, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:2487-91. 2013
    ..This study was designed to investigate retrospectively the safety and the efficacy of these stents for the management of strictures refractory to multiple sessions of dilation...
  17. pmc Balanced Propofol Sedation in Patients Undergoing EUS-FNA: A Pilot Study to Assess Feasibility and Safety
    N Pagano
    Dipartimento di Gastroenterologia, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Via Manzoni 56, MI, 20089 Rozzano, Milano, Italy
    Diagn Ther Endosc 2011:542159. 2011
    ..Blood systolic pressure during and after the procedure never reduced to less than 100 mmHg. Conclusions. In our experience BPS administered by non-anaesthesiologists provided safe and successful sedation in patients undergoing EUS-FNA...
  18. doi request reprint Endoclipping for gastric perforation secondary to second session of EMRC in locally residual early gastric cancer: a case report
    G De Caro
    Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, IRCCS, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano, MI, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:e32-4. 2009
    ..A perforation in the site of endoscopic resection was immediately observed. The complication was treated successfully by the application of seven clips...
  19. doi request reprint Prospective comparison of computed tomography enterography and magnetic resonance enterography for assessment of disease activity and complications in ileocolonic Crohn's disease
    G Fiorino
    IBD Unit, Division of Gastroenterology Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1073-80. 2011
    ..Studies comparing magnetic resonance enterography (MRE) and computerized tomography enterography (CTE) for Crohn's disease (CD) are scarce...
  20. ncbi request reprint Colifagina, a novel preparation of 8 lysed bacteria ameliorates experimental colitis
    S Vetrano
    Laboratory of Immunology and Inflammation and Division of Gastroenterology, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Viale Manzoni, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 21:401-7. 2008
    ..MIP-1, MIP-2 and RANTES concentrations in colonic organ culture were significantly lower in colifagina-treated mice than in the placebo group. The use of colifagina is effective in amelioration of murine colitis...
  21. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal neoplasia: a systematic review
    A Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 44:137-50. 2012
    ..However, data on the efficacy and safety of colorectal ESD are still controversial. The aim of the current systematic review was to assess the efficacy and safety of colorectal ESD...
  22. pmc Critical role of the CD40 CD40-ligand pathway in regulating mucosal inflammation-driven angiogenesis in inflammatory bowel disease
    S Danese
    Division of Gastroenterology, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Via Manzoni 56, 20089 Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    Gut 56:1248-56. 2007
    ..The present study evaluated the role of the CD40-CD40L interaction in the promotion of immune-mediated angiogenesis in IBD...
  23. ncbi request reprint New drug delivery systems in inflammatory bowel disease: MMX and tailored delivery to the gut
    G Fiorino
    Gastroenterology Unit, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 17:1851-7. 2010
    ..This new delivery technology has been used to modify some commonly used drugs, including mesalamine and budesonide, as well as heparin, which are now being investigated for their utility in the management of IBD...
  24. doi request reprint Randomised clinical trial: low-volume bowel preparation for colonoscopy - a comparison between two different PEG-based formulations
    A Repici
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milano, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 36:717-24. 2012
    ..A new iso-osmotic sulphate-free formulation of PEG-Citrate-Simethicone (PEG-CS) in combination with bisacodyl has been recently developed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Multicentre retrospective study on endoscopic ultrasound complications
    E Buscarini
    Gastroenterology Department, Ospedale Maggiore, Via Macallè 1, 26013 Crema, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:762-7. 2006
    ..Its complication rate, however, has been studied to only a limited extent. This multicentre investigation sought to establish the complication rate for a large number of endoscopic ultrasonography procedures...
  26. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic mucosal resection-endoscopic submucosal dissection: do we really need endoscopic ultrasonography assistance?
    A Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Med 98:417-21. 2007
    ..Echoendoscopy allows endoscopists to evaluate subtle changes in the layers of the gastrointestinal wall giving an important aid to local tumor staging and planning the adequate treatment...
  27. doi request reprint Nissen fundoplication after failure of endoluminal fundoplication: short-term results
    Uberto Fumagalli Romario
    Minimally Invasive and General Surgery Unit, Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:439-43. 2011
    ..The aim of this work is to evaluate the short-term results of Nissen fundoplication (NF) after failure of ELF...
  28. doi request reprint CD3+ cells at the invasive margin of deeply invading (pT3-T4) colorectal cancer and risk of post-surgical metastasis: a longitudinal study
    Luigi Laghi
    Laboratories of Molecular Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 10:877-84. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between the density of CD3+ TIL and the postsurgical occurrence of distant-organ metastases in a large series of patients with deeply invading and MSI-typed colorectal cancer...
  29. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic polypectomy: techniques, complications and follow-up
    A Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 8:s283-90. 2004
    ..Therefore, it is becoming more and more important to understand the correct indications and limitations of endoscopic polypectomy/mucosectomy as well as complication rates and the correct follow-up schedule...
  30. doi request reprint Methylene blue MMX tablets for chromoendoscopy. Safety tolerability and bioavailability in healthy volunteers
    A Repici
    Department of Gastreonterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:260-7. 2012
    ..67% after 200mg and 23.48% after 400mg. Absolute bioavailability of methylene blue calculated as ratio between AUC(0-t) oral/iv corrected for the dose was on average F(abs)=139.19 ± 52.00%...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Invasive diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in the 2006 clinical practice]
    A Repici
    Servizio Endoscopia Digestiva, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano, Milan
    Minerva Med 97:25-9. 2006
    ..Until today, polymerase chain reaction has had a limited application in the clinical practice and the role of non-endoscopic methods needs to be better clarified in the future...
  32. pmc Narrow-band imaging endoscopy to assess mucosal angiogenesis in inflammatory bowel disease: a pilot study
    Silvio Danese
    Division of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Viale Manzoni, Rozzano, Milan 20089, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 16:2396-400. 2010
    ..To investigate whether narrow band imaging (NBI) is a useful tool for the in vivo detection of angiogenesis in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Review article: endoscopic antireflux procedures - an unfulfilled promise?
    F Pace
    U O e Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Ospedale Universitario L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 27:375-84. 2008
    ..Most published reviews concerning the endoscopic treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease date back to 2005...
  34. doi request reprint Review article: anti-fibrotic agents for the treatment of Crohn's disease - lessons learnt from other diseases
    H Szabo
    Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:189-201. 2010
    ..The current therapies for Crohn's disease (CD) are mainly focused on blockade of inflammation. Fibrosis remains one of the major complications of CD often leading to surgery, affecting patients' quality-of-life...
  35. doi request reprint EUS-guided biliary drainage: a case series
    I Tarantino
    Department of Gastroenterology, ISMETT UPMC, Palermo, Italy
    Endoscopy 40:336-9. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Emergency catheter probe endoscopic sonography (CP-EUS): an effective procedure in the assessment of a bleeding gangliocytic paraganglioma
    P Carucci
    Department of Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Corso Bramante 88, Turin 10126, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:134-7. 2006
    ..The mass, removed through a duodenotomy, was shown to be a gangliocytic paraganglioma, an uncommon tumour, frequently resulting in surgery because of abdominal pain and gastrointestinal bleeding...
  37. ncbi request reprint Insulated-tip knife endoscopic mucosal resection of large colorectal polyps unsuitable for standard polypectomy
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milano, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1617-23. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the safety and efficacy in obtaining en bloc resection with It-knife EMR of large colonic lesions not resectable with standard endoscopic techniques...
  38. ncbi request reprint A randomized prospective comparison of self-expandable plastic stents and partially covered self-expandable metal stents in the palliation of malignant esophageal dysphagia
    Massimo Conio
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sanremo Hospital, Sanremo, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2667-77. 2007
    ..We performed a prospective controlled trial to compare a new self-expanding polyester mesh stent (Polyflex) with SEMS (Ultraflex)...
  39. ncbi request reprint WallFlex colonic stent placement for management of malignant colonic obstruction: a prospective study at two centers
    Alessandro Repici
    Milano, Bologna, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:77-84. 2008
    ..Self-expanding metal stents (SEMSs) can alleviate malignant colonic obstruction and avoid emergency decompressive surgery. The use of colonic larger-diameter SEMSs may improve bowel function and reduce migration risk...
  40. ncbi request reprint Ultraflex precision colonic stent placement for palliation of malignant colonic obstruction: a prospective multicenter study
    Alessandro Repici
    Servizio di Endoscopia Digestiva, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milano, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:920-7. 2007
    ..A minimally invasive and potentially long-lasting approach is placement of nitinol self-expanding metal stents (SEMS)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Ultraflex precision colonic stent placement as a bridge to surgery in patients with malignant colon obstruction
    Diego Fregonese
    Camposampiero, Firenze, Rome, Prato, Torino, Milan, Italy, Valencia, Madrid, Burgos, Alicante, Palencia, Spain, Nice, Ajaccio, France, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:68-73. 2008
    ..A nitinol colorectal SEMS may offer several advantages, but available evidence on the utility of this SEMS type remains highly limited...
  42. ncbi request reprint Stenting of the proximal colon in patients with malignant large bowel obstruction: techniques and outcomes
    Alessandro Repici
    Instituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:940-4. 2007
    ..Self-expandable metal stents are used throughout the GI tract to relieve malignant obstructions...
  43. ncbi request reprint A modified self-expanding Niti-S stent for the management of benign hypopharyngeal strictures
    Massimo Conio
    Department of Gastroenterology, General Hospital, Sanremo, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:714-20. 2007
    ..The management of patients with refractory hypopharyngeal strictures after surgery in combination with radiation therapy is disappointing, and nutrition through feeding tubes is often required...
  44. doi request reprint Unique role of junctional adhesion molecule-a in maintaining mucosal homeostasis in inflammatory bowel disease
    Stefania Vetrano
    Division of Gastroenterology, Istituto di Ricerca e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Istituto Clinico Humanitas, University of Milan, Rozzano, Italy
    Gastroenterology 135:173-84. 2008
    ..Junctional adhesion molecule-A (JAM-A) is localized at the tight junctions and controls leukocyte migration into the tissues. However, its functional role in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is unexplored...
  45. ncbi request reprint Polyflex stents for malignant oesophageal and oesophagogastric stricture: a prospective, multicentric study
    Rita Conigliaro
    Department of Digestive Endoscopy, General Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:195-203. 2007
    ..This study reports an experience with a new self-expandable plastic stent (Polyflex) in patients with unresectable oesophageal and oesophagogastric junction cancer...
  46. ncbi request reprint Panenteric IBD-like disease in a patient with regressive autism shown for the first time by the wireless capsule enteroscopy: another piece in the jigsaw of this gut-brain syndrome?
    Federico Balzola
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:979-81. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint New design esophageal stents for the palliation of dysphagia from esophageal or gastric cardia cancer: a randomized trial
    Els M L Verschuur
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:304-12. 2008
    ..New stents have been designed to overcome this unwanted sequela of stent placement. In the present study, we investigated whether results of stent placement could be improved with newer stent designs...
  48. ncbi request reprint Temporary placement of an expandable polyester silicone-covered stent for treatment of refractory benign esophageal strictures
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition, Molinette Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:513-9. 2004
    ..The present study assessed the safety and the efficacy of temporary placement of the new expandable polyester silicone-covered stent for management of problematic esophageal strictures...
  49. ncbi request reprint Successful closure of a postsurgical benign esophagomediastinal fistula by temporary placement of a polyester, expandable stent: Case report and review
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition, Unit of Radiology, Molinette Hospital Torino, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:747-50. 2002