U Boggi


Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy


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    Boggi U, Vistoli F, Del Chiaro M, Signori S, Sgambelluri F, Roncella M, et al. Extracorporeal repair and liver autotransplantation after total avulsion of hepatic veins and retrohepatic inferior vena cava injury secondary to blunt abdominal trauma. J Trauma. 2006;60:405-6 pubmed
  2. Boggi U, Vistoli F, Amorese G, Giannarelli R, Coppelli A, Mariotti R, et al. Long-term (5 years) efficacy and safety of pancreas transplantation alone in type 1 diabetic patients. Transplantation. 2012;93:842-6 pubmed publisher
    ..PTA was an effective and reasonably safe procedure in this single-center cohort of T1D patients. ..
  3. Iacopi S, Lombardo C, Menonna F, Mazzeo S, Caramella D, Amorese G, et al. Management of pregnancy-associated pancreatic cystic tumors: Review of the literature and results of a Pancreas Club Inc. Survey. Pancreatology. 2018;18:905-912 pubmed publisher
    ..PA-PCT require individualized treatment. The definition of a management algorithm requires the implementation of an International Registry. ..
  4. Boggi U, Signori S, Vistoli F, Amorese G, Consani G, De Lio N, et al. Current perspectives on laparoscopic robot-assisted pancreas and pancreas-kidney transplantation. Rev Diabet Stud. 2011;8:28-34 pubmed publisher
    ..There is no proof that progressive graft warming produces actual damage to transplanted organs, unless exceedingly long. However, this important question is likely to elicit a vibrant discussion in the transplant community. ..
  5. Lombardo C, Iacopi S, Menonna F, Napoli N, Kauffmann E, Bernardini J, et al. Incidence and reasons of pancreatic resection in patients with asymptomatic serous cystadenoma. Pancreatology. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Management of patients with A-SCA entails a small risk of PR especially when these tumors demonstrate atypical radiologic features associated with confounding anatomic and demographic characteristics. ..
  6. Kauffmann E, Napoli N, Menonna F, Iacopi S, Lombardo C, Bernardini J, et al. A propensity score-matched analysis of robotic versus open pancreatoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer based on margin status. Surg Endosc. 2019;33:234-242 pubmed publisher
    ..Because of the high number of patients required to run a RCT, further assessment of RPD for PC would require the implementation of an international registry. ..
  7. Boggi U, Palladino S, Massimetti G, Vistoli F, Caniglia F, De Lio N, et al. Laparoscopic robot-assisted versus open total pancreatectomy: a case-matched study. Surg Endosc. 2015;29:1425-32 pubmed publisher
    ..No patient had margin positive resection, and the mean number of examined lymph nodes was 45 after LRATP and 36 after open surgery. LRATP is feasible in selected patients, but further experience is needed to draw final conclusions. ..
  8. Boggi U, Caniglia F, Vistoli F, Costa F, Pieroni E, Perrone V. Laparoscopic robot-assisted resection of tumors located in posterosuperior liver segments. Updates Surg. 2015;67:177-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Further experience is needed before final conclusions can be drawn and meaningful comparison with other surgical techniques becomes possible. ..
  9. Boggi U, Morelli L, Amorese G, Bargellini I, Marchetti P, Mosca F. Contribution of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography to nonoperative management of segmental ischemia of the head of a pancreas graft. Am J Transplant. 2009;9:413-8 pubmed publisher
    ..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. ..

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  1. Lombardo C, Perrone V, Amorese G, Vistoli F, Baronti W, Marchetti P, et al. Update on pancreatic transplantation on the management of diabetes. Minerva Med. 2017;108:405-418 pubmed publisher
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    Napoli N, Kauffmann E, Menonna F, Perrone V, Brozzetti S, Boggi U. Indications, technique, and results of robotic pancreatoduodenectomy. Updates Surg. 2016;68:295-305 pubmed
    ..RPD is safely feasible in selected patients. Implementation of RPD requires sound experience with open pancreatoduodenectomy and advanced laparoscopic procedures, as well as specific training with the robotic platform. ..
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    Kauffmann E, Napoli N, Menonna F, Vistoli F, Amorese G, Campani D, et al. Robotic pancreatoduodenectomy with vascular resection. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2016;401:1111-1122 pubmed
    ..0 %). Literature review identified seven additional cases, all reported to have successful outcome. RPD-SMV/PV is feasible in carefully selected patients. The generalization of these results remains to be demonstrated. ..
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    Boggi U, Napoli N, Kauffmann E, Presti G, Moglia A. Laparoscopic Microwave Liver Ablation and Portal Vein Ligation: An Alternative Approach to the Conventional ALPPS Procedure in Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016;23:884 pubmed
    ..in Ann Surg 256:e13,2012) and MWA on the intended split line (Gringeri and Boetto in Ann Surg 261:e42-e43,2015) have been recently described. The combination of these techniques with PBD allowed successful ALPPS in a patient with h-CCA. ..
  5. Boggi U, Signori S, De Lio N, Perrone V, Vistoli F, Belluomini M, et al. Feasibility of robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy. Br J Surg. 2013;100:917-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Excess mean operative cost compared with open resection was €6193. Selected patients can safely undergo robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy. The main downsides are high costs and prolonged operating times compared with open resection. ..
  6. Boggi U, Moretto C, Vistoli F, D Imporzano S, Mosca F. Robotic suture of a large caval injury caused by endo-GIA stapler malfunction during laparoscopic wedge resection of liver segments VII and VIII en-bloc with the right hepatic vein. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2009;18:306-10 pubmed publisher
  7. Boggi U, Napoli N, Costa F, Kauffmann E, Menonna F, Iacopi S, et al. Robotic-Assisted Pancreatic Resections. World J Surg. 2016;40:2497-506 pubmed publisher
    ..5 vs. 45.5 %). RAPR, including RAPD, are safely feasible in selected patients. The results of RAPD in pancreatic cancer are encouraging but deserve further investigation. ..
  8. Napoli N, Kauffmann E, Menonna F, Costa F, Iacopi S, Amorese G, et al. Robotic versus open pancreatoduodenectomy: a propensity score-matched analysis based on factors predictive of postoperative pancreatic fistula. Surg Endosc. 2018;32:1234-1247 pubmed publisher
    ..A RCT, with risk stratification for POPF, would require an enormous number of patients. Implementation of an international registry could be the next step in the assessment of RPD. ..
  9. Boggi U, Amorese G, De Lio N, Perrone V, D Imporzano S, Croce C, et al. Central pancreatectomy with inframesocolic pancreatojejunostomy. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2012;397:1013-21 pubmed publisher
    ..The information could be obtained if the two pancreatic remnants were segregated into different body compartments...