P A Testoni

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Affiliation: San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint High-definition with i-Scan gives comparable accuracy for detecting colonic lesions by non-expert and expert endoscopists
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 45:481-6. 2013
  2. pmc High-definition colonoscopy with i-Scan: better diagnosis for small polyps and flat adenomas
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, 20132 Milan, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 18:5231-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Transoral incisionless fundoplication with EsophyX® for treatment of gastro-oesphageal reflux disease
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 44:631-5. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF 2.0) with EsophyX for gastroesophageal reflux disease: long-term results and findings affecting outcome
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 58, 20132, Milan, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:1425-35. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Unresolved issues about post-ERCP pancreatitis: an overview
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    JOP 3:156-61. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Risk factors for post-ERCP pancreatitis in high- and low-volume centers and among expert and non-expert operators: a prospective multicenter study
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1753-61. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Frequency of post-ERCP pancreatitis in a single tertiary referral centre without and with routine prophylaxis with gabexate: a 6-year survey and cost-effectiveness analysis
    P A Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:588-95. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography compared with histology of the main pancreatic duct structure in normal and pathological conditions: an 'ex vivo study'
    P A Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:688-95. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Effect of transoral incisionless fundoplication on symptoms, PPI use, and ph-impedance refluxes of GERD patients
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 58, 20132, Milan, Italy
    World J Surg 34:750-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Optical coherence tomography for bile and pancreatic duct imaging
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 19:637-53. 2009

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Publications64

  1. doi request reprint High-definition with i-Scan gives comparable accuracy for detecting colonic lesions by non-expert and expert endoscopists
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 45:481-6. 2013
    ..Lesion detection rate during colonoscopy may be influenced by the endoscopist's experience. EPK-i system colonoscopy (i-Scan) can improve mucosal and vascular visualization for detecting lesions...
  2. pmc High-definition colonoscopy with i-Scan: better diagnosis for small polyps and flat adenomas
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, 20132 Milan, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 18:5231-9. 2012
    ..To investigate if high-definition (HD) colonoscope with i-Scan gave a higher detection rate of mucosal lesions vs standard white-light instruments...
  3. doi request reprint Transoral incisionless fundoplication with EsophyX® for treatment of gastro-oesphageal reflux disease
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 44:631-5. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF 2.0) with EsophyX for gastroesophageal reflux disease: long-term results and findings affecting outcome
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 58, 20132, Milan, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:1425-35. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the long-term effect of TIF in patients with symptomatic GERD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Unresolved issues about post-ERCP pancreatitis: an overview
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    JOP 3:156-61. 2002
    ..An attempt to identify criteria for defining post-ERCP pancreatitis has also been carried out, although these proposed criteria have not been widely adopted by all Authors...
  6. doi request reprint Risk factors for post-ERCP pancreatitis in high- and low-volume centers and among expert and non-expert operators: a prospective multicenter study
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1753-61. 2010
    ..The endoscopist's expertise, case volume, and case mix can all significantly influence the outcome of ERCP procedures, but have been investigated little to date...
  7. ncbi request reprint Frequency of post-ERCP pancreatitis in a single tertiary referral centre without and with routine prophylaxis with gabexate: a 6-year survey and cost-effectiveness analysis
    P A Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:588-95. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography compared with histology of the main pancreatic duct structure in normal and pathological conditions: an 'ex vivo study'
    P A Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:688-95. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Effect of transoral incisionless fundoplication on symptoms, PPI use, and ph-impedance refluxes of GERD patients
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 58, 20132, Milan, Italy
    World J Surg 34:750-7. 2010
    ..The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effect of TIF on symptoms, use of proton pump inhibitors (PPI), esophageal motility, and pH-impedance in patients with symptomatic GERD...
  10. doi request reprint Optical coherence tomography for bile and pancreatic duct imaging
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 19:637-53. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic stenting in benign pancreatic diseases
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele Milan, Italy
    JOP 8:141-50. 2007
    ..The present review aims at updating and discussing techniques, indications and results of endoscopic pancreatic duct stent placement in acute and chronic inflammatory diseases of the pancreas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 7:87-108. 2007
    ..OCT imaging of the pancreatic and biliary ductal system could improve the diagnostic accuracy for ductal epithelial changes, and the differential diagnosis between neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography for investigation of the pancreatico-biliary system: still experimental?
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Department of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, IRCCS Vita Salute San Raffaele University, San Raffaele Hospital Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    JOP 8:156-65. 2007
  14. doi request reprint Pancreatic ductal abnormalities documented by secretin-enhanced MRCP in asymptomatic subjects with chronic pancreatic hyperenzymemia
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1780-6. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate pancreatic ductal morphology by secretin-enhanced magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP-S) in subjects with CPH and compare MRCP imaging before and after secretin injection...
  15. doi request reprint Investigation of Oddi sphincter structure by optical coherence tomography in patients with biliary-type 1 dysfunction: a pilot in vivo study
    P A Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:907-12. 2009
    ..No data exist on the evaluation of sphincter of Oddi fibrosis by optical coherence tomography during ERCP in vivo...
  16. pmc Optical coherence tomography in detection of dysplasia and cancer of the gastrointestinal tract and bilio-pancreatic ductal system
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, Milan 20132, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:6444-52. 2008
    ..OCT imaging of the pancreatic and biliary ductal system could improve the diagnostic accuracy for ductal epithelial changes and the differential diagnosis between neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Simple measures to prevent post-ERCP pancreatitis?
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milano, Italy
    Gut 57:1197-8. 2008
  18. ncbi request reprint Main pancreatic duct, common bile duct and sphincter of Oddi structure visualized by optical coherence tomography: An ex vivo study compared with histology
    P A Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:409-14. 2006
    ..Up till now, the optical coherence tomography appearance of the common bile duct, main pancreatic duct and sphincter of Oddi wall structure has not yet been defined...
  19. pmc Sedation and analgesia in gastrointestinal endoscopy: what's new?
    Lorella Fanti
    World J Gastroenterol 16:2451-7. 2010
    ..Therefore there is an impulse for development of new approaches to endoscopic sedation. This article provides an update on the methods of sedation today available and future directions in endoscopic sedation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Octreotide 24-h prophylaxis in patients at high risk for post-ERCP pancreatitis: results of a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial
    P A Testoni
    University Vita Salute San Raffaele, San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:965-72. 2001
    ..However, it could be useful and probably cost-effective, in patients at high risk for this complication, where the post-procedure pancreatitis rate is 10% and more...
  21. ncbi request reprint Why the incidence of post-ERCP pancreatitis varies considerably? Factors affecting the diagnosis and the incidence of this complication
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    JOP 3:195-201. 2002
    ..9 to 11.7% depending on the criteria adopted...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preventing post-ERCP pancreatitis: where are we?
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    JOP 4:22-32. 2003
    ..When either diagnostic or therapeutic ERCP is indicated, these high-risk patients should be informed about their own specific risk of postprocedure pancreatitis...
  23. doi request reprint Precut sphincterotomy, repeated cannulation and post-ERCP pancreatitis in patients with bile duct stone disease
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:792-6. 2011
    ..Whether precut alone or repeated attempts at cannulation is the culprit factor in the development of post-ERCP pancreatitis remains controversial...
  24. doi request reprint Difficult biliary cannulation during ERCP: how to facilitate biliary access and minimize the risk of post-ERCP pancreatitis
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:596-603. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Diagnostic yield of ERCP and secretin-enhanced MRCP and EUS in patients with acute recurrent pancreatitis of unknown aetiology
    A Mariani
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:753-8. 2009
    ..EUS also serves to identify changes in the pancreatic parenchyma consistent with chronic pancreatitis, at an early stage. However, no studies have compared MRCP-S, EUS-S, and ERCP in the diagnosis of recurrent pancreatitis...
  26. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound-guided application of a new internally gas-cooled radiofrequency ablation probe in the liver and spleen of an animal model: a preliminary study
    S Carrara
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 40:759-63. 2008
    ..In a previous study, a new flexible bipolar hybrid cryotherm probe was applied with success to the pancreas of a living pig. Here we evaluated feasibility, efficacy, and safety of its application to the porcine liver and spleen...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter quality assessment of endotherapy of biliary stones: does center volume matter?
    E Masci
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopic Unit, S Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 39:1076-81. 2007
    ..To study the effectiveness of endoscopic treatment for biliary stones in a large case list of patients treated in units with different experience and different workloads in a region of northern Italy...
  28. ncbi request reprint EUS-guided methylene blue injection into the pancreatic duct as a guide for pancreatic stenting after ampullectomy
    S Carrara
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 39:E151-2. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Complications of diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP: a prospective multicenter study
    E Masci
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopic Unit, S. Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:417-23. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The results of our study further contribute to the assessment of risk factors for complications related to ERCP/ES. It is crucial to identify high risk patients to reduce complications of the procedures...
  30. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic mucosal resection in high- and low-volume centers: a prospective multicentric study
    E Masci
    Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Azienda Ospedaliera San Paolo, University Hospital, University of Milan, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142, Milan, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:3799-805. 2013
    ..This study aimed to compare EMR technical success, complications, and clinical outcome between low-volume centers (LVCs) and high-volume centers (HVCs). A total of nine endoscopic centers were included in the study...
  31. ncbi request reprint Midazolam and pethidine versus propofol and fentanyl patient controlled sedation/analgesia for upper gastrointestinal tract ultrasound endoscopy: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    M Agostoni
    Department of Anaesthesiology, IRCCS H San Raffaele, Vita Salute University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:1024-9. 2007
    ..Our primary end-points were patient satisfaction and patient cooperation assessed by endoscopist...
  32. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound-guided application of a new hybrid cryotherm probe in porcine pancreas: a preliminary study
    S Carrara
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 40:321-6. 2008
    ..We aimed to demonstrate the feasibility of transluminal RF ablation and to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a new flexible bipolar ablation probe combining RF and cryotechnology...
  33. ncbi request reprint Metal stent migration after chemotherapy
    B Mangiavillano
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 39:E111. 2007
  34. doi request reprint Usefulness of lower gastrointestinal endoscopy on suspicion of an iatrogenic sigmoid perforation caused by an aorto-bifemoral prosthetic bypass
    B Mangiavillano
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 40:E170. 2008
  35. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pancreatitis following endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a meta-analysis
    E Masci
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopic Unit, S Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 35:830-4. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the most important risk factors for post-ERCP pancreatitis...
  36. ncbi request reprint GastroPanel® test for non-invasive diagnosis of atrophic gastritis in patients with dyspepsia
    E Masci
    Unit of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy San Paolo University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 60:79-83. 2014
    ..pylori antibodies, has been developed as a potential non-invasive biopsy. Aim of this study has been to assess the accuracy of GastroPanel® in patients with AG...
  37. ncbi request reprint Complication after endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) of rectal lesion
    G Mezzi
    Department of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, IRCCS Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 39:E137. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Pain at 24 hours associated with amylase levels greater than 5 times the upper normal limit as the most reliable indicator of post-ERCP pancreatitis
    P A Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 53:33-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Features consistent with clinical pancreatitis were present only among patients with pancreatic-type pain at 24 hours and amylase levels higher than 5 times normal. Additional follow-up is required for these patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in Crohn's disease: lack of influence by pharmacological treatment
    M Guslandi
    Gastroenterology Unit, S Raffaele University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:1296-7. 2002
    ..We investigated Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in patients with Crohn's disease never treated with sulphasalazine in order to assess the possible role of antibiotic treatment...
  40. pmc Surgical management of acute pancreatitis in Italy: lessons from a prospective multicentre study
    Paolo De Rai
    Department of Surgery and Emergency Surgery, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS Institute for Scientific Care and Treatment Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    HPB (Oxford) 12:597-604. 2010
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the surgical treatment of acute pancreatitis in Italy and to assess compliance with international guidelines...
  41. ncbi request reprint Is the fluoroscopic image always a true representation of the position of an endoscopically placed device?
    B Mangiavillano
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Endoscopy 38:E60. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up and serologic assessment after triple therapy with omeprazole or lansoprazole of Helicobacter-associated duodenal ulcer
    L Fanti
    Gastroenterology, Unit, University of Milan, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 32:45-8. 2001
    ..Serology is useful for monitoring Hp eradication provided that an appropriate percent reduction in IgG titer is used after more then 6 months after therapy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Target-controlled infusion during monitored anesthesia care in patients undergoing EUS: propofol alone versus midazolam plus propofol. A prospective double-blind randomised controlled trial
    L Fanti
    Division of Gastroenterology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:81-6. 2007
    ..It has been speculated that midazolam may be effective in reducing the required dose of propofol during sedation...
  44. ncbi request reprint A pilot trial of Saccharomyces boulardii in ulcerative colitis
    Mario Guslandi
    Gastroenterology Unit, S Raffaele University Hosptial, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:697-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of S. boulardii in ulcerative colitis patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two dosing regimens of gabexate in the prophylaxis of post-ERCP pancreatitis
    Enzo Masci
    Servizio di Gastroenterologia ed Endoscopia Digestiva, Ospedale S Raffaele, Universita Vita e Salute, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2182-6. 2003
    ..5-h infusion of gabexate was as effective as a 13-h infusion, at the same concentration, for reducing the incidence of post-ERCP pancreatitis (primary endpoint) and pancreatic hyperenzymemia and pain (secondary endpoints)...
  46. ncbi request reprint In diffuse atrophic gastritis, routine histology underestimates Helicobacter pylori infection
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milano, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 35:234-9. 2002
    ..However, when atrophy occurs, the sensitivity of bacterial detection varies. This study assessed the routine histologic sensitivity for current infection in patients with atrophic gastritis, with and without intestinal metaplasia...
  47. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography to detect epithelial lesions of the main pancreatic duct: an Ex Vivo study
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:2777-83. 2005
    ..The probe can be inserted into the main pancreatic duct (MPD) through a standard endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography catheter...
  48. pmc Direct detection of Helicobacter pylori mutations associated with macrolide resistance in gastric biopsy material taken from human immunodeficiency virus-infected subjects
    Paolo Scarpellini
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2234-7. 2002
    ..1%) of 46 and 2 (8.7%) of 23 samples from human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive and -seronegative persons, respectively. The results of the mutational analysis fully correlated with those of the susceptibility tests...
  49. ncbi request reprint Distal ulcerative colitis refractory to rectal mesalamine: role of transdermal nicotine versus oral mesalamine
    Mario Guslandi
    San Raffaele University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Can J Gastroenterol 16:293-6. 2002
    ..Distal ulcerative colitis usually responds to treatment with rectal mesalamine, but the management of refractory cases is poorly defined...
  50. ncbi request reprint Facts and fiction in the pharmacologic prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis: a never-ending story
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:732-4. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Secretin MRCP and endoscopic pancreatic manometry in the evaluation of sphincter of Oddi function: a comparative pilot study in patients with idiopathic recurrent pancreatitis
    Alberto Mariani
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Department of Radiology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:847-52. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare secretin MRCP and pancreatic sphincter of Oddi manometry for evaluation of sphincter of Oddi function in patients with idiopathic acute recurrent pancreatitis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Pilot study on the correlation of optical coherence tomography with histology in celiac disease and normal subjects
    Enzo Masci
    Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Vita Salute San Raffaele University IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:2256-60. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to test the utility of OCT in patients undergoing esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) for histological diagnosis...
  53. pmc Endoscopic ultrasonography for evaluating patients with recurrent pancreatitis
    Maria Chiara Petrone
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:1016-22. 2008
    ....
  54. doi request reprint MRCP-secretin test-guided management of idiopathic recurrent pancreatitis: long-term outcomes
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Division, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Istitutio de Recerca e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:1028-34. 2008
    ..However, ERCP and sphincter of Oddi manometry may be nondiagnostic and postprocedure complications may be frequent...
  55. doi request reprint A combination of rectal beclomethasone diproprionate and mesalazine in ulcerative proctitis
    Mario Guslandi
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:639-40. 2008
  56. doi request reprint Evaluation of rectal sensory and motor function by means of the electronic barostat after stapled hemorrhoidopexy
    Paola De Nardi
    Surgical Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1255-60. 2008
    ..Few studies have evaluated rectal function after this procedure. This prospective study was designed to use the electronic barostat to assess whether rectal motor and sensory functions change after stapled hemorrhoidopexy...
  57. pmc Is acute recurrent pancreatitis a chronic disease?
    Alberto Mariani
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, Milano 20132, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:995-8. 2008
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Enteral self-expandable metal stent for malignant luminal obstruction of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract: a prospective multicentric study
    Enzo Masci
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, San Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:389-94. 2008
    ..However, the literature offers scant prospective data on the clinical outcome of these patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Could EUS be useful for evaluating right renal vein and inferior vena cava thrombosis due to renal cell carcinoma? Report of 3 cases
    Benedetto Mangiavillano
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, IRCCS Vita Salute San Raffaele University, San Raffaele Hospital Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:154-6. 2007
    ..Standard imaging modalities are unable to distinguish the inner structure of a thrombus and whether the vessel wall is invaded...
  60. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis: the facts and the fiction
    Pier Alberto Testoni
    JOP 5:171-8. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint Target-controlled propofol infusion during monitored anesthesia in patients undergoing ERCP
    Lorella Fanti
    Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Vita e Salute San Raffaele University, San Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:361-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether administration of propofol with a target-controlled infusion system could improve the sedation of patients undergoing ERCP...
  62. ncbi request reprint Double self-expandable total-coated metal stent for gastrojejunal leak after pancreatoduodenectomy
    Enzo Masci
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:1024-5. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Rifaximin for active ulcerative colitis
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