Q Lai

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Laparoscopy in Liver Transplantation: The Future has Arrived
    Quirino Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University of Rome, Umberto I Policlinic of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    HPB Surg 2012:148387. 2012
  2. pmc Alpha-fetoprotein and novel tumor biomarkers as predictors of hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after surgery: a brilliant star raises again
    Quirino Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University of Rome, Umberto I Policlinic of Rome, viale del Policlinico 155 00161, Rome, Italy
    Int J Hepatol 2012:893103. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Liver transplant using a severely lacerated graft treated by arterial embolization
    Quirino Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplant, Sapienza University of Rome, Umberto I Policlinic of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Exp Clin Transplant 11:364-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Recurrence of hepatocellular cancer after liver transplantation: the role of primary resection and salvage transplantation in East and West
    Quirino Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University, Umberto I Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Hepatol 57:974-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Combination of biological and morphological parameters for the selection of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma waiting for liver transplantation
    Quirino Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Umberto I Hospital, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Transplant 26:E125-31. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint [Multimodal treatment for acute antibody-mediated renal transplant rejection: successful rescue therapy with combined plasmapheresis, photopheresis and intravenous immunoglobulin]
    Quirino Lai
    Sapienza Universita di Roma, Roma, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 29:S31-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Survival after kidney transplantation does not differ with 50-59- or over 60-year-old expanded-criteria donors
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University, Umberto I Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:1030-2. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Multimodal therapy with combined plasmapheresis, photoapheresis, and intravenous immunoglobulin for acute antibody-mediated renal transplant rejection: a 2-year follow-up
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:1039-41. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Does caval reconstruction technique affect early graft function after liver transplantation? A preliminary analysis
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:1103-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Impact of anti-hepatitis B core-positive donors in liver transplantation: a survival analysis
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University, Umberto I Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:274-6. 2011

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Publications32

  1. pmc Laparoscopy in Liver Transplantation: The Future has Arrived
    Quirino Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University of Rome, Umberto I Policlinic of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    HPB Surg 2012:148387. 2012
    ..The intent of the present paper is to underline the current role of diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopy in patients waiting for LT, in the living donor LT and in LT recipients...
  2. pmc Alpha-fetoprotein and novel tumor biomarkers as predictors of hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after surgery: a brilliant star raises again
    Quirino Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University of Rome, Umberto I Policlinic of Rome, viale del Policlinico 155 00161, Rome, Italy
    Int J Hepatol 2012:893103. 2012
    ..New genetic markers are continuously discovered, but they are not already fully available in the clinical practice...
  3. doi request reprint Liver transplant using a severely lacerated graft treated by arterial embolization
    Quirino Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplant, Sapienza University of Rome, Umberto I Policlinic of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Exp Clin Transplant 11:364-6. 2013
    ..Injured livers, if well selected, may not be considered an absolute contraindication for liver transplant. However, in these cases, arterial embolization must not routinely be used for a graft for a liver transplant. ..
  4. doi request reprint Recurrence of hepatocellular cancer after liver transplantation: the role of primary resection and salvage transplantation in East and West
    Quirino Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University, Umberto I Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Hepatol 57:974-9. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Combination of biological and morphological parameters for the selection of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma waiting for liver transplantation
    Quirino Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Umberto I Hospital, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Transplant 26:E125-31. 2012
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate morphological and biological tumor parameters to identify new expanded criteria for the selection of patients with HCC as candidates for LT...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Multimodal treatment for acute antibody-mediated renal transplant rejection: successful rescue therapy with combined plasmapheresis, photopheresis and intravenous immunoglobulin]
    Quirino Lai
    Sapienza Universita di Roma, Roma, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 29:S31-5. 2012
    ..Further studies on a larger number of patients will be needed to confirm the validity of these findings. Moreover, comparison between our protocol and other treatments is necessary...
  7. doi request reprint Survival after kidney transplantation does not differ with 50-59- or over 60-year-old expanded-criteria donors
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University, Umberto I Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:1030-2. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to retrospectively analyze a cohort of ECD patients comparing the 2 subgroups of 50-59- and >60-year-old donors in terms of donor, recipient, and transplant features and survival rates...
  8. doi request reprint Multimodal therapy with combined plasmapheresis, photoapheresis, and intravenous immunoglobulin for acute antibody-mediated renal transplant rejection: a 2-year follow-up
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:1039-41. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to report an initial single-center experience of combined PT and ECP with high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) for the treatment of AMAR...
  9. doi request reprint Does caval reconstruction technique affect early graft function after liver transplantation? A preliminary analysis
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:1103-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the results in terms of immediate graft function and intermediate graft survival among 3 subgroups characterized by distinct caval reconstruction techniques...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of anti-hepatitis B core-positive donors in liver transplantation: a survival analysis
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University, Umberto I Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:274-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to retrospectively analyze the patient and graft survivals of two groups of OLT recipients according to the anti-HBc status of their respective donors...
  11. doi request reprint Preoperative donor scores and postoperative early measures of graft function: relevance to the outcome of liver transplantation
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, La Sapienza Universita di Roma, Umberto I Policlinico di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1209-11. 2010
    ..The aim of our review was to detect the role of preoperative scoring systems and early postoperative measures of graft function as predictive factors for the development of graft failure and recipient death...
  12. ncbi request reprint Use of elderly donors for liver transplantation: has the limit been reached?
    Quirino Lai
    Department of General Surgery, Sapienza University, Umberto I Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 20:383-7. 2011
    ..However, it is still not fully explained if the use of "extreme" donors could cause inacceptable post-transplant adjunctive risks. The aim of the study is to evaluate the impact of donor age on post-LT patient and graft survival...
  13. doi request reprint Early urine output predicts graft survival after kidney transplantation
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, La Sapienza Universita di Roma, Umberto I Policlinico di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1090-2. 2010
    ..This study sought to determine these parameters in a single-center cohort...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation: a multivariate analysis
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, La Sapienza University of Rome, Umberto I Policlinic of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 41:1306-9. 2009
    ..Patients with both these parameters are not candidates for OLT. Microvascular invasion is a good predictive parameter, but is impossible to detect preoperatively. New pre-OLT predictive risk factors are needed to achieve optimal results...
  15. ncbi request reprint Delayed graft function decreases early and intermediate graft outcomes after expanded criteria donor kidney transplants
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, La Sapienza University of Rome, Umberto I Policlinic of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 41:1145-8. 2009
    ..Concomitant ARE was not related to an impaired graft function...
  16. doi request reprint Combined liver-kidney transplantation in polycystic disease: case reports
    M Rossi
    Chirurgia Generale E Trapianti d Organo, La Sapienza Universita di Roma, Umberto I Policlinico di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:2075-6. 2008
    ..Delaying transplantation results in a more difficult surgical technique, a higher rate of postoperative complications, and a disturbance of optimal graft retrieval because of the worse preoperative condition of the patients...
  17. doi request reprint Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation: a single-center experience and prospective analysis
    M Rossi
    Chirurgia Generale E Trapianti d Organo, La Sapienza Universita di Roma, Umberto I Policlinico di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:2024-6. 2008
    ..6%. The results of this work add further evidence that SPK is the gold standard therapy for selected patients with end-stage CKD due to DM 1...
  18. doi request reprint Alloantibodies and outcomes of deceased donor kidney allografts
    P Cinti
    Chirurgia Generale E Trapianti d Organo, La Sapienza Universita di Roma, Umberto I Policlinico di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Hum Immunol 70:651-4. 2009
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Predictive parameters after molecular absorbent recirculating system treatment integrated with model for end stage liver disease model in patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure
    G Novelli
    Dipartimento P Stefanini Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti d Organo, La Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1182-7. 2010
    ..Two homogenous groups were studied: one treated with standard medical therapy (SMT) and the other, with MARS...
  20. ncbi request reprint Conversion from twice-daily to once-daily Tacrolimus administration in liver transplant patient: results of long term follow-up
    V Giannelli
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:2718-20. 2013
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Outcome after liver transplantation in patients with cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma
    M Rossi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale Trapianti d Organo, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 39:1895-7. 2007
    ..00001). The 58 patients who underwent transplantation with a diagnosis of cirrhosis and concomitant HCC after 1999 showed even better survival than patients who underwent transplantation for end-stage liver disease without malignancy...
  22. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of hepatic carcinosarcoma
    Q Lai
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    G Chir 32:372-3. 2011
    ..e. the female gender, the HCV-related cirrhotic status, and the European origin of the patient. However, the outcome of our case confirms that this neoplasm pursues a highly aggressive course with poor prognosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Later diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor, case report of a 60-year-old
    G B Levi Sandri
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Clin Ter 163:e325-6. 2012
    ..When these tumours are diagnosed, they have distance disease related to a poor prognosis for the patient. Surgery is the treatment that can offer a greater chance of survival to these patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hepatic resection for giant haemangioma in a patient with a contemporaneous adult polycystic liver disease
    G B Levi Sandri
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Clin Ter 163:401-2. 2012
    ..In conclusion, liver resection for haemangioma is not contraindicated, mainly if it is symptomatic, even in the contemporaneous presence of an APCLD...
  25. doi request reprint Glasgow coma score and tumor necrosis factor α as predictive criteria for initial poor graft function
    G Novelli
    Department P Stefanini of General Surgery and Organs Transplant, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 44:1820-5. 2012
    ..Validating these results with a larger number of patients, we considered these 2 factors as subjective parameters to determine outcomes and the difference between PNF and DGF...
  26. doi request reprint Minimization of immunosuppressive therapy and immunological monitoring of kidney transplant recipients with long-term allograft survival
    R Pretagostini
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Transpl Immunol 20:3-5. 2008
    ..A careful evaluation of recipient immune reactivity with the presence of T regulatory cells can allow adequate and personalized immunosuppressive regimens, without high risks of acute rejection...
  27. doi request reprint Management of sepsis during MARS treatment in acute on chronic liver failure
    G Novelli
    Dipartimento P Stefanini, Chirurgia Generale E Trapianti d Organo, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:1085-90. 2011
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Tacrolimus trough levels and level-to-dose ratio in stable renal transplant patients converted to a once-daily regimen
    A Meçule
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:1024-7. 2011
    ..Kidney transplant recipients under Tac-O therapy were safely maintained using the same therapeutic monitoring as when receiving Tac-T...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predictive characteristics of delayed graft function after expanded and standard criteria donor kidney transplantations
    R Pretagostini
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, La Sapienza University of Rome, Umberto I Policlinic of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 41:1149-51. 2009
    ..The results of our study underlined the increased risk for DGF related to the use of ECD. Donor age >or= 60 years and cold ischemia time > 15 hours showed strong associations with this complication...
  30. doi request reprint Model for end-stage liver disease dynamic stratification of survival benefit
    A W Avolio
    Department of Surgery Transplantation Service, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 44:1851-6. 2012
    ..OLT should not be precluded but only postponed for MELD < 19 patients...
  31. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk after liver transplantation: a single-center experience
    M Iadevaia
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Sapienza, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 44:2005-6. 2012
    ..Close follow-up is mandatory to prevent the development of PTMS mainly among overweight and diabetic patients before transplantation...
  32. doi request reprint Living organ donation, a therapeutic possibility, is still poorly used in Italy: a national analysis
    R Pretagostini
    Interregional Centre Organizzazione Centro Sud Trapianti, Surgery Sciences Department of Policlinico of Rome Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 44:1818-9. 2012
    ..It would be appropriate to implement programs to increase the attention of health professionals and the general population and to integrate living donations into programs of deceased organ donation...