F Arena

Summary

Affiliation: University of Messina
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Early metabolic, functional and histological changes in a rat ileal-augmented bladder model
    S Arena
    Chirurgia Pediatrica, Universita di Catania, Italy
    Pediatr Med Chir 33:241-6. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Interstitial cells of Cajal network in primary obstructive megaureter
    E Arena
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche Mediche e Chirurgiche, Unità Operativa di Chirurgia Pediatrica, Universita di Messina
    Pediatr Med Chir 29:28-31. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Is a complete urological evaluation necessary in all newborns with asymptomatic renal ectopia?
    Francesco Arena
    Unit of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Int J Urol 14:491-5. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Prenatal testicular torsion: ultrasonographic features, management and histopathological findings
    Francesco Arena
    Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Surgery, University of Messina, Italy
    Int J Urol 13:135-41. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Mid- and long-term effects on pulmonary perfusion, anatomy and diaphragmatic motility in survivors of congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Francesco Arena
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche Mediche e Chirurgiche U O C di Chirurgia Pediatrica, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Viale Gazzi A O U Policlinico, pad NI, 98125 Messina, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:954-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal sequelae in survivors of congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Francesco Arena
    Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, Operative Unit of Pediatric Surgery, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Pediatr Int 50:76-80. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Case report of congenital fistula of the penile urethra
    F Arena
    Unit of Mininvasive Pediatric Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 60:255-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Anterior urethral valves in children: an uncommon multipathogenic cause of obstructive uropathy
    Salvatore Arena
    Unit of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:613-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Neonatal intrathoracic gastric volvulus in Marfan's syndrome
    F Arena
    Operative Unit of Mininvasive Pediatric Surgery, G Martino University Policlinic, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 61:565-7. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint C-kit positive interstitial cells of Cajal network in primary obstructive megaureter
    F Arena
    Unit of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 59:7-11. 2007

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Early metabolic, functional and histological changes in a rat ileal-augmented bladder model
    S Arena
    Chirurgia Pediatrica, Universita di Catania, Italy
    Pediatr Med Chir 33:241-6. 2011
    ..An animal model of female Wistar species of rats was developed to study the early effects of ileocystoplasty...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interstitial cells of Cajal network in primary obstructive megaureter
    E Arena
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche Mediche e Chirurgiche, Unità Operativa di Chirurgia Pediatrica, Universita di Messina
    Pediatr Med Chir 29:28-31. 2007
    ..Our aim was to investigate ICCs immunoexpression and ureteral innervation in primary obstructive megaureter (POM)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Is a complete urological evaluation necessary in all newborns with asymptomatic renal ectopia?
    Francesco Arena
    Unit of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Int J Urol 14:491-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate if a complete urological screening is justified by potential urological anomalies in newborns or infants with asymptomatic renal ectopia (RE)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prenatal testicular torsion: ultrasonographic features, management and histopathological findings
    Francesco Arena
    Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Surgery, University of Messina, Italy
    Int J Urol 13:135-41. 2006
    ..To highlight the ultrasonographic features of prenatal torsion of the testis in utero (IUTT) at presentation, the neonatal management and the histological findings postorchiectomy or biopsy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mid- and long-term effects on pulmonary perfusion, anatomy and diaphragmatic motility in survivors of congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Francesco Arena
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche Mediche e Chirurgiche U O C di Chirurgia Pediatrica, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Viale Gazzi A O U Policlinico, pad NI, 98125 Messina, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:954-9. 2005
    ..We noted that the lung perfusion significantly and rapidly improved after CDH repair even the apparently hypoplastic and small lungs, the diaphragm maintained a good contractility during forced respiration...
  6. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal sequelae in survivors of congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Francesco Arena
    Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, Operative Unit of Pediatric Surgery, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Pediatr Int 50:76-80. 2008
    ..The aim of the present paper was to evaluate the gastrointestinal morbidity in infant, adolescent and adult patients who had undergone repair of CDH...
  7. ncbi request reprint Case report of congenital fistula of the penile urethra
    F Arena
    Unit of Mininvasive Pediatric Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 60:255-7. 2008
    ..Isolated congenital fistula of the penile urethra is extremely rare. A case of congenital urethral fistula with an intact glandular urethra without chordee is reported with a discussion of the possible etiology and management...
  8. doi request reprint Anterior urethral valves in children: an uncommon multipathogenic cause of obstructive uropathy
    Salvatore Arena
    Unit of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:613-6. 2009
    ..Anterior urethral valves (AUVs) are uncommon congenital anomalies causing urethral obstruction in boys...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neonatal intrathoracic gastric volvulus in Marfan's syndrome
    F Arena
    Operative Unit of Mininvasive Pediatric Surgery, G Martino University Policlinic, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 61:565-7. 2009
    ..Intrathoracic gastric volvulus is extremely rare in the newborn period. The authors describe the case of a newborn with unusual combination of intrathoracic gastric volvulus and Marfan's Syndrome and discuss its management...
  10. ncbi request reprint C-kit positive interstitial cells of Cajal network in primary obstructive megaureter
    F Arena
    Unit of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 59:7-11. 2007
    ..The aim was to investigate ICCs immunoexpression and ureteral innervation in primary obstructive megaureter (POM)...
  11. doi request reprint Aquaporin-9 immunohistochemistry in varicocele testes as a consequence of hypoxia in the sperm production site
    S Arena
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Catania, Italy
    Andrologia 43:34-7. 2011
    ..AQP-9 is focal or lacking in adolescent varicocele testes, and this suggests AQP-9 to be downregulated in such testicular disorder, leading to lactate deprivation with subsequent hypospermatogenesis...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Do histologic changes of the upper renal pole in double ectopic ureterocele justify a conservative approach?]
    F Arena
    Universita di Messina, Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche Mediche e Chirurgiche, Italia
    Pediatr Med Chir 23:169-72. 2001
    ..Considering the histology and the good outcome of patients treated with upper pole nephroureterectomy a less aggressive surgery with preservation of the upper pole does not seem justified...
  13. ncbi request reprint Natural history of non-operative treatment for renal injuries in children
    P Impellizzeri
    Unit of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 64:319-23. 2012
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  14. ncbi request reprint Anterior urethral valves in the fossa navicularis in a newborn: report of a case and review of the literature
    S Arena
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Unit of Pediatric Surgery, University of Catania, Italy
    Pediatr Med Chir 33:102-3. 2011
    ..Postoperatively ,urethral obstruction was relieved immediately by a good urinary stream. At 6 months follow-up the patient voided with a good stream and ultrasonography revealed complete disappearance of hydroureteronephrosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint An unique case of Y-type urethral duplication associated with posterior urethral valve
    S Arena
    Unit of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 60:461-3. 2008
    ..The presence of PUV in patients with urethral duplication is probably not an incidental finding but, to date, embryology of this rare association is not known...
  16. ncbi request reprint Immunoexpression of aquaporin-1 in adolescent varicocele testes: possible significance for fluid reabsorption
    P A Nicotina
    Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina Medical School, Messina, Italy
    Urology 65:149-52. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint An uncommon case of associate intrinsic and extrinsic stenosis of the duodenum in newborn
    F Arena
    Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, Unit of Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery
    Pediatr Med Chir 30:212-4. 2008
    ..The authors report a rare case of a neonate with a duodenal stenosis due to the contemporary presence of an annular pancreas and wind sock web. The diagnostic strategies and management will be discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical detection of metallothionein in carcinomatous and normal human gastric mucosa
    G Tuccari
    Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 15:1035-41. 2000
    ..The significant statistical decrease of MT scores observed by us moving from normal to neoplastic gastric mucosa allows us to exclude the hypothesis of an overexpression of MT in gastric carcinomas...
  19. ncbi request reprint Bilateral neonatal adrenal abscess. Report of two cases and review of the literature
    F Arena
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche Mediche e Chirurgiche, Unità Operativa di Chirurgia Pediatrica, Policlinico Universitario di Messina, Via Consolare Valeria, 98125 Messina
    Pediatr Med Chir 25:185-9. 2003
    ..Percutaneous drainage (+/- biopsy) under CT or US guide should be considered the treatment of choice, followed by surgical exploration when diagnosis is not clear...
  20. ncbi request reprint Management of "open" syringocele based on urodynamic findings
    S Arena
    Unit of Pediatric Surgery, Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, University of Catania, Catania
    Pediatr Med Chir 30:35-40. 2008
    ..We report our experience in 10 "open" consecutive cases of syringocele, propose a clinical classification and discuss the management...
  21. ncbi request reprint Small bowel intussusception by local recurrence of an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor: report of a case and review of the literature
    C Zuccarello
    Unit of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, University of Messina, Viale Gazzi, Messina, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 58:495-8. 2006
    ..A review of the literature for this rare entity emphasizes the importance of immunohistochemical confirmation of its benign nature. Because of the risk of local recurrence, IMT cases should have a long-term follow-up...
  22. ncbi request reprint Can histologic changes of the upper pole justify a conservative approach in neonatal duplex ectopic ureterocele?
    F Arena
    Institute of Pediatric Surgery, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 18:681-4. 2002
    ..Considering this findings and the good outcome of patients treated with upper-pole nephroureterectomy, less aggressive surgery with preservation of the upper pole does not seem justified...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fetal vesicoureteral reflux: neonatal findings and follow-up study
    F Arena
    , Istituto di Chirurgia Pediatrica, Italia
    Pediatr Med Chir 23:31-4. 2001
    ..In patients without infection, after two years, modification of renal function or renal scars are very rarely observed...
  24. ncbi request reprint XLMR syndrome characterized by multiple respiratory infections, hypertelorism, severe CNS deterioration and early death localizes to distal Xq28
    H Lubs
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Am J Med Genet 85:243-8. 1999
    ..The causal gene has been localized distal to DXS8103 in Xq28, a region spanning 5cM. No other XLMR disorder with these manifestations have been localized to this region and this appears to be a new disorder...
  25. ncbi request reprint A novel X-linked gene, DDP, shows mutations in families with deafness (DFN-1), dystonia, mental deficiency and blindness
    H Jin
    Division of Medical and St Thomas s London, UK
    Nat Genet 14:177-80. 1996
    ..Thus, is it likely that the DDP gene encodes an evolutionarily conserved novel polypeptide necessary for normal human neurological development...