Giovanni Conzo

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Affiliation: Second University of Naples
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of combined treatment for anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: Results of a multinstitutional retrospective analysis
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Sciences, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Gen G Orsini 42, 80132 Napoli, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:S178-82. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term function of parathyroid subcutaneous autoimplantation after presumed total parathyroidectomy in the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism. A clinical retrospective study
    G Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:S165-9. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological pattern of lymph node recurrence of papillary thyroid cancer. Implications for surgery
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Sciences, Second University of Naples, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:S194-7. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for Cushing disease
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Gen Giordano Orsini 42, 80132 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:S107-11. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Current concepts of pheochromocytoma
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Gen Giordano Orsini 42, 80132 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:469-74. 2014
  6. pmc Suprarenal solitary fibrous tumor associated with a NF1 gene mutation mimicking a kidney neoplasm: implications for surgical management
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science VII Division of General Surgery, Second University of Naples Italy, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 12:87. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of prophylactic central compartment neck dissection on locoregional recurrence of differentiated thyroid cancer in clinically node-negative patients: a retrospective study of a large clinical series
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Sciences, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Surgery 155:998-1005. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Total thyroidectomy, without prophylactic central lymph node dissection, in the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer. Clinical retrospective study on 221 cases
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, Build 17, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Endocrine 44:419-25. 2013
  9. pmc Total thyroidectomy with ultrasonic dissector for cancer: multicentric experience
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, S, Maria Hospital, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 10:70. 2012
  10. pmc Gallstone ileus: One-stage surgery in an elderly patient: One-stage surgery in gallstone ileus
    G Conzo
    Department of Anaestesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 4:316-8. 2013

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Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of combined treatment for anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: Results of a multinstitutional retrospective analysis
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Sciences, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Gen G Orsini 42, 80132 Napoli, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:S178-82. 2014
    ..Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) is a killer tumor, characterized by local invasiveness, risk of recurrence and very poor prognosis. Due to its rarity, clinical case studies concerning management are lacking...
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term function of parathyroid subcutaneous autoimplantation after presumed total parathyroidectomy in the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism. A clinical retrospective study
    G Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:S165-9. 2014
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological pattern of lymph node recurrence of papillary thyroid cancer. Implications for surgery
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Sciences, Second University of Naples, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:S194-7. 2014
    ..Surgeons are consequently divided between opposed to and in favor of routine central neck dissection associated with total thyroidectomy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for Cushing disease
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Gen Giordano Orsini 42, 80132 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:S107-11. 2014
    ..Authors evaluated medium- and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) for CS or subclinical CS (sCS), performed for ten years in an endocrine surgery unit...
  5. ncbi request reprint Current concepts of pheochromocytoma
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Gen Giordano Orsini 42, 80132 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:469-74. 2014
    ..Genetic testing will increasingly be the key factor in estimating the life-long risk for development of recurrent disease, contralateral disease or malignant dedifferentiation, thus influencing follow-up protocols...
  6. pmc Suprarenal solitary fibrous tumor associated with a NF1 gene mutation mimicking a kidney neoplasm: implications for surgical management
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science VII Division of General Surgery, Second University of Naples Italy, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 12:87. 2014
    ..More studies are needed to better analyze the relationship between NF1 gene mutation and SFT. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of prophylactic central compartment neck dissection on locoregional recurrence of differentiated thyroid cancer in clinically node-negative patients: a retrospective study of a large clinical series
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Sciences, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Surgery 155:998-1005. 2014
    ..To better define the role of neck dissection in the treatment of DTC, we analyzed retrospectively the results in three centers in Italy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Total thyroidectomy, without prophylactic central lymph node dissection, in the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer. Clinical retrospective study on 221 cases
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, Build 17, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Endocrine 44:419-25. 2013
    ..However, given the trend in the literature toward prophylactic lymphadenectomy and the avoidance of RAI treatment, prospective randomized trials should be conducted to better clarify this issue...
  9. pmc Total thyroidectomy with ultrasonic dissector for cancer: multicentric experience
    Roberto Cirocchi
    Department of General Surgery, S, Maria Hospital, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 10:70. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the benefits of the use of ultrasonic dissector (UAS) vs. the use of a conventional technique (vessel clamp and tie) in patients undergoing thyroid surgery for cancer...
  10. pmc Gallstone ileus: One-stage surgery in an elderly patient: One-stage surgery in gallstone ileus
    G Conzo
    Department of Anaestesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 4:316-8. 2013
    ..It accounts for 1-4% of all cases of mechanical bowel obstruction, up to 25% in patients over 65 years of age...
  11. doi request reprint Laparoscopic adrenalectomy, a safe procedure for pheochromocytoma. A retrospective review of clinical series
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Gen Giordano Orsini 42, 80132 Naples, Italy
    Int J Surg 11:152-6. 2013
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Radiofrequency-assisted partial nephrectomy for metanephric adenoma: a case report and literature review
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiologic, Surgical, and Emergency Science, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Surg Innov 20:55-8. 2013
    ..PN represents the standard of care for small exophytic MA, and RF-assisted procedures allow an excellent hemostasis and a rapid conservative resection, with very low morbidity...
  13. pmc Partial response to cinacalcet treatment in a patient with secondary hyperparathyroidism undergoing hemodialysis: a case report
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Via Gen, G, Orsini 42, Napoli, 80132, Italy
    J Med Case Rep 6:417. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of the 'putative' role of intraoperative intact parathyroid hormone assay during parathyroidectomy for secondary hyperparathyroidism. A retrospective study on 35 consecutive patients: intraoperative iPTH assay during parathyroidectomy
    G Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General Surgery and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples Italy, Via Pansini 5, Ed 17, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Endocrine 42:606-11. 2012
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of percutaneous US-guided drainage in the treatment of splenic abscess. Case report and review of the literature
    Giovanni Conzo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Anestesiologiche, Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Italia
    Ann Ital Chir 83:433-6. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that ultrasound-guided percutaneous drainage is a safe and feasible alternative to surgery in the treatment of splenic abscesses. In addition, it allows spleen preservation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Intestinal occlusion caused by endometriosis of the sigmoid colon
    Giovanni Conzo
    Dipartimento di Sciennze Anestesiologiche, Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Italia
    Ann Ital Chir 83:353-6. 2012
    ..The authors report a case of obstruction of the sigmoid colon due to endometriosis and analyze the pathophysiology, diagnosis and surgical management of this disorder...
  17. ncbi request reprint Tracheal necrosis, oesophageal fistula: unusual complications of thyroidectomy. Report of two case and literature review
    Giovanni Conzo
    VII Division of General Surgery, Dipartimento di Scienze Anestesiologiche, Chiruriche e dell Emergenza, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 83:259-64. 2012
    ..The authors report a case of tracheal necrosis after total thyroidectomy for multinodular goiter with bilateral adenomas, and a case of oesophageal fistula after total thyroidectomy for papillary cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic treatment of chronic slow transit constipation. Report of three cases and review of literature
    Giovanni Conzo
    Seconda Universitrà degli Studi di Napoli, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Napoli Dipartimento di Scienze Anestesiologiche, Chirurgiche e dell Emergenza, VII Divisione di Chirurgia Generale
    Ann Ital Chir 83:113-7. 2012
    ..The Authors present their experience with laparoscopic total or subtotal colectomy (TC or SC) in three patients operated for intractable chronic slow transit constipation (STC), together with a review of literature...
  19. doi request reprint Total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation in the surgical treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism of chronic kidney disease
    G Conzo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Internal Medicine F Magrassi A Lanzara, IV Division of General Surgery and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 35:8-13. 2012
    ..Over the years, the procedure has gained more widespread use, but there is no precise knowledge on the immediate and long-term effects...
  20. ncbi request reprint An unpredicted case of tracheal necrosis following thyroidectomy
    Giovanni Conzo
    General Surgery Unit, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 83:55-8. 2012
    ..The favourable outcome of our patient shows that small tracheal perforation due to tracheal necrosis may be successfully treated with conservative treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hepaticojejunostomy in the treatment of iatrogenic biliary lesions following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. A retrospective study on 51 cases
    Giovanni Conzo
    LAP Club, Gruppo Collaborativo per lo Studio Della Chirurgia Videolaparoscopica Città della Scienza, Napoli, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:2328-32. 2007
    ..The Authors evaluate the role of hepaticojejunostomy in the treatment of iatrogenic biliary lesions following laparoscopic cholecystectomy in 51 patients observed in the Campania region, Italy from 1991 to 2003...
  22. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic treatment of an omental cyst: a case report and review of the literature
    Giovanni Conzo
    Division of General Surgery and Endocrinosurgery, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 15:33-5. 2005
    ..Therefore, a complete resection is mandatory because of the high incidence of relapse. A laparoscopic operation proves a suitable approach because of the advantages of lower costs and comparable results to open surgery...
  23. doi request reprint Preoperative workup in the assessment of adrenal incidentalomas: outcome from 282 consecutive laparoscopic adrenalectomies
    Mario Musella
    General and Emergency Surgery, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    BMC Surg 13:57. 2013
    ..To confirm the efficacy of preoperative workup, the authors analyse the results of a multicentre study in a surgical series of patients diagnosed with an adrenal incidentaloma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Role of preoperative adrenergic blockade with doxazosin on hemodynamic control during the surgical treatment of pheochromocytoma: a retrospective study of 48 cases
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General Surgery Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Am Surg 79:1196-202. 2013
    ..Perioperative hemodynamic instability was managed by preoperative pharmacological treatment, allowing low morbidity...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Lymphectomy in differentiated thyroid carcinoma]
    Giovanni Conzo
    IV Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e di Endocrinochirurgia, Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Napoli
    Chir Ital 61:539-44. 2009
    ..In the treatment of differentiated thyroid carcinoma an elective total thyroidectomy must be performed in combination with adjuvant radioiodine ablation...
  26. doi request reprint Time course of Graves' ophthalmopathy after total thyroidectomy alone or followed by radioiodine therapy: a 2-year longitudinal study
    Annamaria De Bellis
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, via Pansini N 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Endocrine 41:320-6. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that in Graves' patients with large goiter or relapse of hyperthyroidism and mild/moderate GO, TT alone could be an advisable choice to treat hyperthyroidism also improving GO with reduction of cost/benefit ratio...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Surgical treatment of iatrogenic bile duct injuries following laparoscopic cholecystectomy: analysis of long-term results. Retrospective clinical study in 51 patients operated in the Campania region from 1991 to 2003]
    Giovanni Conzo
    LAP Club, Gruppo collaborativo per lo studio della chirurgia videolaparoscopica, Città della Scienza, Napoli
    Chir Ital 57:417-24. 2005
    ..Roux-en-Y hepato-jejunostomy remains the procedure of choice for these injuries...
  28. doi request reprint The high prevalence of alexithymia in hemodialyzed patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism unsuppressed by medical therapy is cured by parathyroidectomy
    Rosa Maria De Santo
    Italian Institute Philosophical Studies, Naples, Italy
    J Ren Nutr 20:S64-70. 2010
    ..However, the correlation of Alexithymia with sleep disorders does not depend on depression...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sutureless thyroidectomy
    Roberto Ruggiero
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Int J Surg 12:S189-93. 2014
    ..We conducted a prospective study to compare the outcome of total thyroidectomy using the ultrasonic scalpel versus the device Ligasure in terms of safety, operative time, overall drainage volume, complications, hospital stay...
  30. ncbi request reprint Multifocal thoracic chordoma mimicking a paraganglioma
    Giovanni Conzo
    Department of Anaesthesiologic, Surgical and Emergency Science, VII Division of General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Cancer Res Ther 9:497-9. 2013
    ..Spine surgeon consultation and a FNB should be routinely included in the multidisciplinary preoperative work-up of these neoplasms...
  31. doi request reprint Upregulation of endocrine gland-derived vascular endothelial growth factor in papillary thyroid cancers displaying infiltrative patterns, lymph node metastases, and BRAF mutation
    Daniela Pasquali
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Surgery, Endocrine Unit, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Thyroid 21:391-9. 2011
    ..The oncogene BRAF V600E mutation is associated with poor clinical outcome of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) and can independently predict its recurrence...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Surgical treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism. A clinical study of 70 patients]
    Giovanni Conzo
    Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, IV Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e di Endocrinochirurgia Dipartimento di Clinica e Medicina Sperimentale F Magrassi A Lanzara, Italia
    Ann Ital Chir 81:413-9. 2010
    ..The authors analyze the short and long-term results of surgical treatment in 70 consecutive patients operated on from for secondary Hyperparathyroidism (2HPT) of chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Parathyroidectomy improves the quality of sleep in maintenance hemodialysis patients with severe hyperparathyroidism
    Maria Grazia Esposito
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Nephrol 21:S92-6. 2008
    ..05) as were plasma calcium and phosphate (p<0.01). The study indicates that insomnia in patients with severe hyperparathyroidism on maintenance hemodialysis is ameliorated by parathyroidectomy...
  34. pmc Adrenal incidentalomas in the laparoscopic era and the role of correct surgical indications: observations from 255 consecutive adrenalectomies in an Italian series
    Giovanni Conzo
    General and Endocrine Surgery, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Can J Surg 52:E281-5. 2009
    ..We analyzed the results of a multi-centre trial that was performed to evaluate the effectiveness of imaging (computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging) to obtain a correct preoperative diagnosis...
  35. pmc Foregut duplication of the stomach diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration cytology: case report and literature review
    Vincenzo Napolitano
    Department of General and Specialistic Surgery, School of Medicine, Second University of Naples, 5 S, Pansini Street, 80100, Naples, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 11:33. 2013
    ..In this case, EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology could provide a cytological diagnosis useful to arrange in advance the more adequate surgical treatment...
  36. doi request reprint Effects of somatostatin analog SOM230 on cell proliferation, apoptosis, and catecholamine levels in cultured pheochromocytoma cells
    Daniela Pasquali
    Endocrine Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Surgery and Endo Surgery Unit, Second University of Naples, 80131 Naples
    J Mol Endocrinol 40:263-71. 2008
    ..This improves our knowledge on the mechanism of SOM230 action in PHEO and supports a possible therapeutic use in benign PHEO recurrence...
  37. ncbi request reprint Does helicobacter pylori infection have influence on outcome of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity?
    Gianluca Rossetti
    Department of Anaesthesiological, Surgical and Emergency Sciences, Division of Digestive Surgery, School of Medicine, Second University of Naples, Via Pansini Naples 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:S68-71. 2014
    ..Aim of this work is to evaluate the incidence of Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection on the postoperative outcome of patients undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy...
  38. doi request reprint Altered folate receptor 2 expression in uraemic patients on haemodialysis: implications for folate resistance
    Alessandra F Perna
    First Division of Nephrology, Department of Cardio Thoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:1214-24. 2013
    ..Our objective was to evaluate whether an alteration of the FR2 (the form present in nucleated blood cells) expression is present in CKD patients on haemodialysis (HD), and its susceptibility to folate treatment...
  39. doi request reprint Anti-hypothalamus and anti-pituitary antibodies may contribute to perpetuate the hypopituitarism in patients with Sheehan's syndrome
    Annamaria De Bellis
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Surgery F Magrassi, A Lanzara, Second University of Naples, via Pansini N 5, 80131 Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:147-52. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound scalpel in thyroidectomy. Prospective randomized study
    Giovanni Docimo
    Department of General Surgery, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 83:491-6. 2012
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Impact of total fundoplication on esophageal transit: analysis by combined multichannel intraluminal impedance and manometry
    Gianmattia Del Genio
    Center of Esophago Gastric and Obesity Surgery E G O, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:e1-5. 2012
    ..An objective measurement of the influence of the total wrap on bolus transit may be helpful in refining the optimal antireflux wrap (ie, partial vs. total)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Outcome of medical and surgical therapy of GERD: Predictive role of quality of life scores and instrumental evaluation
    Gianluca Rossetti
    Department of Anaesthesiological, Surgical and Emergency Sciences, Division of Digestive Surgery, School of Medicine, Second University of Naples, Via Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:S112-6. 2014
    ..Aim of this study is to determine whether quality of life (QoL) assessment in association with instrumental evaluation can help to identify factors predictive of outcome both in surgically and medically treated GERD patients...
  43. doi request reprint Cyclin D1 and D3 overexpression predicts malignant behavior in thyroid fine-needle aspirates suspicious for Hurthle cell neoplasms
    Giancarlo Troncone
    Department of Biomorphological and Functional Science, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Cancer 117:522-9. 2009
    ..The authors of this report recently identified cyclin D3 overexpression on histologic sections of Hurthle cell carcinoma. In this study, they assessed the diagnostic value of cyclin D3 immunohistochemistry added to routine cytology...