U Boggi

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Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Results of pancreas transplantation alone with special attention to native kidney function and proteinuria in type 1 diabetes patients
    Ugo Boggi
    Division of General and Transplant Surgery in Uremic and Diabetic Patients, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Rev Diabet Stud 8:259-67. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous cholecystostomy for acute cholecystitis in critically ill patients
    U Boggi
    Dipartimento di Oncologia, Universita di Pisa, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 46:121-5. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint University of Wisconsin solution versus Celsior solution in clinical pancreas transplantation
    U Boggi
    Centro Regionale di Riferimento per la Cura delle Malattie del Pancreas, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:1262-4. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Pancreas transplants from donors aged 45 years or older
    U Boggi
    Centro Regionale di Riferimento per La Cura delle Molattie del Pancreas, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:1265-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcome of 118 pancreas transplants with retroperitoneal portal-enteric drainage
    U Boggi
    Division of Surgery in Uremic and Diabetic Patients, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2648-50. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Solitary pancreas transplantation: preliminary findings about early reduction of proteinuria in incipient or evident diabetic type I nephropathy
    G Paleologo
    U O Nephrology with Transplants, A O P, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:591-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Pancreas transplantation from marginal donors
    U Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:566-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Ninety-five percent insulin independence rate 3 years after pancreas transplantation alone with portal-enteric drainage
    U Boggi
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:1274-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Neoral versus prograf in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation with portal venous drainage: three-year results of a single-center, open-label, prospective, randomized pilot study
    U Boggi
    Division of Surgery in Uremic and Diabetic Patients, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2641-3. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Kidney and pancreas transplants in Jehovah's witnesses: ethical and practical implications
    U Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Dipartimento di Oncologia, Trapianti e Nuove Tecnologie in Medicina, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:601-2. 2004

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  1. pmc Results of pancreas transplantation alone with special attention to native kidney function and proteinuria in type 1 diabetes patients
    Ugo Boggi
    Division of General and Transplant Surgery in Uremic and Diabetic Patients, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Rev Diabet Stud 8:259-67. 2011
    ..Further improvements were recorded in several cardiovascular risk factors, retinopathy, and neuropathy. We conclude that PTA was an effective and reasonably safe procedure in this single-center experience...
  2. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous cholecystostomy for acute cholecystitis in critically ill patients
    U Boggi
    Dipartimento di Oncologia, Universita di Pisa, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 46:121-5. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain the therapeutic efficacy of percutaneous cholecystostomy in a selected group of high-risk patients who were physiologically unable to tolerate an open procedure...
  3. ncbi request reprint University of Wisconsin solution versus Celsior solution in clinical pancreas transplantation
    U Boggi
    Centro Regionale di Riferimento per la Cura delle Malattie del Pancreas, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:1262-4. 2005
    ..This study compared the safety and efficacy of University of Wisconsin solution (UW) and Celsior solution (C) in pancreas transplantation (PTx)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pancreas transplants from donors aged 45 years or older
    U Boggi
    Centro Regionale di Riferimento per La Cura delle Molattie del Pancreas, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:1265-7. 2005
    ..Since donor age of 45 years or more is considered a relative contraindication for pancreas transplantation (PTx), we herein report our experience with these donors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcome of 118 pancreas transplants with retroperitoneal portal-enteric drainage
    U Boggi
    Division of Surgery in Uremic and Diabetic Patients, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2648-50. 2005
    ..We have recently described a technique for retroperitoneal pancreas transplantation (RPTx) with portal-enteric drainage (PED). Further experience with 118 RPTx is detailed herein...
  6. ncbi request reprint Solitary pancreas transplantation: preliminary findings about early reduction of proteinuria in incipient or evident diabetic type I nephropathy
    G Paleologo
    U O Nephrology with Transplants, A O P, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:591-6. 2004
    ..Our work was aimed to evaluate the precocious reduction of proteinuria in patients suffering from diabetes mellitus type 1 with incipient and evident nephropathy after isolated pancreas transplantation (PTA)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pancreas transplantation from marginal donors
    U Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:566-8. 2004
    ..Marginal donor organs are a supplementary source of grafts that has not been fully exploited for pancreas transplantation (PTx)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ninety-five percent insulin independence rate 3 years after pancreas transplantation alone with portal-enteric drainage
    U Boggi
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:1274-7. 2005
    ..We describe our experience with a consecutive series of 40 PTAs with PED...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neoral versus prograf in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation with portal venous drainage: three-year results of a single-center, open-label, prospective, randomized pilot study
    U Boggi
    Division of Surgery in Uremic and Diabetic Patients, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2641-3. 2005
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  10. ncbi request reprint Kidney and pancreas transplants in Jehovah's witnesses: ethical and practical implications
    U Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Dipartimento di Oncologia, Trapianti e Nuove Tecnologie in Medicina, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:601-2. 2004
    ..However, lifesaving transfusions may be needed later on, which raises additional and unique medical and ethical issues...
  11. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation is improved by living kidney donation program
    U Boggi
    Tuscany Region Referral Center for Treatment of Pancreatic Diseases, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:1061-3. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Surveillance and rescue of pancreas grafts
    U Boggi
    Division of Surgery in Uremic and Diabetic Patients, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2644-7. 2005
    ..We herein report a single institution's experience with posttransplant surveillance and rescue of PA...
  13. ncbi request reprint Single-center, open, prospective, randomized pilot study comparing cyclosporine versus tacrolimus in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation
    U Boggi
    Tuscany Region Referral Center for Treatment of Pancreatic Diseases, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:1064-6. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous cadaver pancreas-living donor kidney transplantation
    U Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:577-9. 2004
    ..Simultaneous cadaver pancreas-living kidney transplantation (SPLKTx) merges the advantages of LKD with those of cadaver donation, and may be an attractive alternative to simultaneous pancreas kidney transplantation (SPKTx)...
  15. doi request reprint Functional and survival analysis of isolated human islets
    V D'Aleo
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Metabolic Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:2250-1. 2010
    ..Pancreatic islet transplantation has become one of the potential treatments for type 1 diabetes. We evaluated functional and viability parameters of isolated islets in relation to donors clinical characteristics and preparation variables...
  16. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal pancreas transplantation with portal-enteric drainage
    U Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:571-4. 2004
    ..We herein describe the results of a modified technique for PED that places the pancreas in a totally retroperitoneal position...
  17. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation from donors aged 65 years or more as single or dual grafts
    U Boggi
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:577-80. 2005
    ..We report the experience of two Italian transplant centers with single (SKTx) and dual (DKTx) kidney transplantation from donors aged 65 years or more...
  18. ncbi request reprint Successful solitary pancreas transplantation with portal-enteric drainage following unsuccessful islet cell transplantation
    U Boggi
    University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:1278-9. 2005
    ..We herein describe the outcome of three SPTs with PVD performed after failed ITx...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pancreas preservation with University of Wisconsin and Celsior solutions
    U Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:563-5. 2004
    ..Although the use of Celsior has been recently described for heart, lung, liver, and kidney transplantation, no data are available on its use for clinical pancreas preservation...
  20. doi request reprint A common polymorphism in the monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) gene regulatory region influences MCP-1 expression and function of isolated human pancreatic islets
    S Del Guerra
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:2247-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the presence and role of MCP-1 in isolated human islets, including genotyping for a common polymorphism...
  21. doi request reprint Evidence for a role of frataxin in pancreatic islets isolated from multi-organ donors with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus
    S Del Guerra
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Section of Metabolic Diseases and Diabetes, Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 44:471-5. 2012
    ..In islets from T2DM patients FXN expression is reduced while oxidative stress is increased and insulin release in response to glucose impaired...
  22. doi request reprint Total duodenectomy with enteric duct drainage: a rescue operation for duodenal complications occurring after pancreas transplantation
    U Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti nell Uremico e nel Diabetico, Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Transplant 10:692-7. 2010
    ..The two cases presented herein show that when DGC jeopardize pancreas function or recipient safety, total duodenectomy with enteric duct drainage may become an option...
  23. ncbi request reprint Portal enteric-drained solitary pancreas transplantation without surveillance biopsy: is it safe?
    U Boggi
    Tuscany Region Referral Center for Treatment of Pancreatic Diseases, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:1090-2. 2004
    ..Most solitary pancreas transplants (SPTx) fail due to unrecognized rejection episodes. Consequently, SPTx are monitored by drainage into the bladder or by surveillance biopsies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pancreas transplant alone has beneficial effects on retinopathy in type 1 diabetic patients
    R Giannarelli
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Metabolic Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Diabetologia 49:2977-82. 2006
    ..We prospectively studied the course of diabetic retinopathy in PTA recipients and in non-transplanted (non-PTA) type 1 diabetic patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic and hand-assisted laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy
    A Pietrabissa
    Regional Center of Tuscany for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Advanced Technology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Semin Laparosc Surg 8:161-7. 2001
    ..The spread of the new technique in our country and in the rest of Europe is likely to raise the issue of training in laparoscopic surgery for transplant surgeons...
  26. ncbi request reprint An alternative and simple method to consistently prepare viable isolated human islets for clinical transplantation
    M Bugliani
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Metabolic Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:605-6. 2004
    ..Improved simplicity and consistency, together with adequate quality of the preparations, are the main features of this isolation method...
  27. ncbi request reprint Multirow CT in the follow-up of pancreas transplantation
    E Neri
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:597-600. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the role of multirow CT in the follow-up of these patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Small-bowel obstruction due to Bezoar following pancreas transplantation with portal-enteric drainage: a case report
    U Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:575-6. 2004
    ..Small-bowel obstruction, however, is exceedingly rare; it has not been associated with an enhanced risk of graft loss...
  29. ncbi request reprint Perioperative anesthetic management for laparoscopic kidney donation
    G Biancofiore
    Postsurgical and Transplant ICU, Azienda Ospedaliera Pisana, Ospedale di Cisanello, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:464-6. 2004
    ..To report a single-center experience about the perioperative and anesthetic management of laparoscopic living kidney donation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cardiac evaluation for simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation and incidence of cardiac perioperative complications: preliminary study
    N Fossati
    I U O Anestesia e Rianimazione, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:582-5. 2004
    ..A larger sample size is needed to give the study statistical power. Medium- and long-term follow-up studies are warranted to evaluate the effects of preoperative selection on survival rates...
  31. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy in Italy: a national profile
    A Pietrabissa
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:460-3. 2004
    ..A survey was therefore conducted in May 2003 to establish current practice patterns and to describe the outcome of this procedure...
  32. doi request reprint Feasibility of robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy
    U Boggi
    Division of General and Transplant Surgery, Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Br J Surg 100:917-25. 2013
    ..The improved dexterity offered by robotic assistance provides the opportunity to see whether laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy can be performed safely when faithfully reproducing the open operation...
  33. doi request reprint Contribution of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography to nonoperative management of segmental ischemia of the head of a pancreas graft
    U Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti nell Uremico e nel Diabetico, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Transplant 9:413-8. 2009
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first description of the use of CEU in PTx and the first description of graft salvage, without partial pancreatectomy after CDU and CT diagnosis of segmental graft ischemia...
  34. ncbi request reprint The endoplasmic reticulum in pancreatic beta cells of type 2 diabetes patients
    P Marchetti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Metabolic Unit, Ospedale Cisanello, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Diabetologia 50:2486-94. 2007
    ..Since ER stress has been associated with beta cell dysfunction, we studied several features of beta cell ER in human type 2 diabetes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation from donors aged more than 65 years
    F Vistoli
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:481-4. 2004
    ..There are no agreed criteria to predict the outcome of elderly donor kidneys or to decide between single (SKG) or dual (DKG) kidney graft transplantation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pancreas transplant alone
    P Marchetti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Metabolic Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:569-70. 2004
    ..It restores normoglycemia in the vast majority of patients and seems to have a positive impact on late diabetic complications...
  37. pmc Role of color Doppler sonography in post-transplant surveillance of vascular complications involving pancreatic allografts()
    L Morelli
    General and Transplantation Surgery, University of Pisa, Cisanello Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    J Ultrasound 11:18-21. 2008
    ..To evaluate the role of color Doppler ultrasonography in the postoperative surveillance of the vascular complications involving pancreas allografts...
  38. ncbi request reprint Rescue of kidney and pancreas grafts with complex vascular lesions
    U Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:505-8. 2004
    ..The organ shortage mandates that grafts with complex vascular lesions be considered for graft rescue...
  39. doi request reprint Autophagy in human type 2 diabetes pancreatic beta cells
    M Masini
    Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Diabetologia 52:1083-6. 2009
    ..We studied several features of autophagy in beta cells from type 2 diabetic patients and assessed the role of metabolic perturbation and pharmacological intervention...
  40. doi request reprint A local glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) system in human pancreatic islets
    P Marchetti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, Pisa, Italy
    Diabetologia 55:3262-72. 2012
    ..We performed comprehensive morphological, functional and molecular studies to evaluate the presence and various features of a local GLP-1 system in human pancreatic islet cells, including those from type 2 diabetic patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Nonoperative management of pancreatic pseudocysts. Problems in differential diagnosis
    U Boggi
    Dipartimento di Oncologia, Universita di Pisa, Italy
    Int J Pancreatol 25:123-33. 1999
    ..If all these precautions are adopted, pancreatic pseudocysts can be safely treated nonoperatively...
  42. doi request reprint The direct effects of GLP-1 and GIP, alone or in combination, on human pancreatic islets
    R Lupi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Cisanello Hospital, Via Paradisa 2, Pisa, Italy
    Regul Pept 165:129-32. 2010
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic evaluation in type 1 diabetic patients on waiting list for isolated pancreas or kidney-pancreas transplantation
    L Rondinini
    Cardiac and Thoracic Department, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:457-9. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic splanchnicectomy for pain relief in unresectable pancreatic cancer
    A Pietrabissa
    Dipartimento di Oncologia, Universita di Pisa, Italy
    Arch Surg 135:332-5. 2000
    ..Unilateral truncal thoracoscopic splanchnicectomy (TS) provides safe and effective treatment for pain relief in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer...
  45. ncbi request reprint Gliclazide protects human islet beta-cells from apoptosis induced by intermittent high glucose
    S Del Guerra
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Metabolic Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 23:234-8. 2007
    ..Chronic exposure to high glucose levels is a probable underlying mechanism, whereas the role of oral anti-diabetic agents (sulphonylureas in particular) is still unsettled...
  46. ncbi request reprint Dissociation between carotid artery lesions and lipid parameters in recipients of successful kidney graft
    R Giannarelli
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 16:232-5. 2003
    ..The relationships between lipid levels and atherosclerotic lesions of carotid arteries in kidney graft recipients are still unclear...
  47. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous nephrolithotomy of transplanted kidney
    Francesco Francesca
    Division of Urology, S Chiara Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    J Endourol 16:225-7. 2002
    ..The technical aspects of the procedure, such as patient position and the use of the ultrasound-guided caliceal puncture, are stressed...
  48. doi request reprint Immunosuppressive monoclonal antibodies: current and next generation
    D Focosi
    U O Immuoematologia SSN, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:1759-68. 2011
    ..We review here the current and next generation of mAbs and the risks that infectious disease specialists should be aware of...
  49. ncbi request reprint Regional procurement team for abdominal organs
    S Signori
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:435-6. 2004
    ..The graft shortages make multiorgan procurements mandatory. We describe the results of a regional procurement team policy that has been employed over a 5-year period...
  50. ncbi request reprint Perioperative management for laparoscopic kidney donation
    G Biancofiore
    Postsurgical and Transplant ICU, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Cisanello Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 69:681-6, 686-9. 2003
    ..To report a single centre's experience in the perioperative management of live kidney laparoscopic donations. METHODS...
  51. doi request reprint Ectopic expression of FSH receptor isoforms in neoplastic but not in endothelial cells from pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
    C Sardella
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 36:174-9. 2013
    ..FSHR may be aberrantly expressed in neoplastic cells from p-NET and not in tumor blood vessels; however, its biological significance as well as its clinical relevance remains to be elucidated...
  52. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic low anterior resection: initial experience with a new procedure
    A Pietrabissa
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Dipartimento di Oncologia, del Trapianti e delle Nuove Tecnologie in Medicina, Ospedale di Cisanello, via Paradisa 2 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:431-5. 2002
    ..In the treatment of rectal cancer, HALS could reproduce an operative setting similar to that of the open approach...