L Bonavina

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint LINX(™) Reflux Management System: magnetic sphincter augmentation in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, University of Milano Medical School, Division of General Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30 20097, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:667-74. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Transoral stapling for Zenker diverticulum: effect of the traction suture-assisted technique on long-term outcomes
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Surgery, University of Milano, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Piazza Edmondo Malan 2, San Donato Milanese, Milano, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:2856-61. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of ventilation and cardiovascular parameters between prone thoracoscopic and Ivor Lewis esophagectomy
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of General Surgery, University of Milano Medical School, Milan, Italy
    Updates Surg 64:81-5. 2012
  4. pmc Atypical presentation and transabdominal treatment of chylothorax complicating esophagectomy for cancer
    Matteo Rottoli
    University of Milano, Department of Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Italy
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:9. 2012
  5. pmc Curative treatment of oesophageal carcinoma: current options and future developments
    Maria C Wolf
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Strahlentherapie und Radioonkologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 6:55. 2011
  6. pmc Traditional invasive vs. minimally invasive esophagectomy: a multi-center, randomized trial (TIME-trial)
    Surya Say Biere
    Department of Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Surg 11:2. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgery for esophageal carcinoma and the role of neoadjuvant therapy
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of General Surgery, Istituto Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan
    Acta Biomed 74:15-20. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Bronchoesophageal fistula after endovascular repair of ruptured aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of General Surgery, San Donato School of Medicine, University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 41:712-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Pseudoachalasia occurring after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication and crural mesh repair
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Surgical Unit, I R C C S Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:653-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of endosurgical and open surgical approach for Zenker diverticulum
    Luigi Bonavina
    University of Milano, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Section of General Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico, San Donato, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 13:2586-9. 2007

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint LINX(™) Reflux Management System: magnetic sphincter augmentation in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, University of Milano Medical School, Division of General Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30 20097, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:667-74. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint Transoral stapling for Zenker diverticulum: effect of the traction suture-assisted technique on long-term outcomes
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Surgery, University of Milano, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Piazza Edmondo Malan 2, San Donato Milanese, Milano, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:2856-61. 2012
    ..Long-term outcomes and predictors of success after transoral stapling for Zenker diverticulum are still unclear...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of ventilation and cardiovascular parameters between prone thoracoscopic and Ivor Lewis esophagectomy
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of General Surgery, University of Milano Medical School, Milan, Italy
    Updates Surg 64:81-5. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Atypical presentation and transabdominal treatment of chylothorax complicating esophagectomy for cancer
    Matteo Rottoli
    University of Milano, Department of Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Italy
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:9. 2012
    ..Mediastinal drainage and ligation of the cisterna chyli and the thoracic duct was successfully performed through a transhiatal approach...
  5. pmc Curative treatment of oesophageal carcinoma: current options and future developments
    Maria C Wolf
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Strahlentherapie und Radioonkologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 6:55. 2011
    ..In non-responding patients salvage surgery improves survival, especially if complete resection is achieved...
  6. pmc Traditional invasive vs. minimally invasive esophagectomy: a multi-center, randomized trial (TIME-trial)
    Surya Say Biere
    Department of Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Surg 11:2. 2011
    ..Furthermore, this approach involves long intensive care unit stay, in-hospital stay and long recovery period. Minimally invasive esophagectomy could reduce the morbidity and accelerate the post-operative recovery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgery for esophageal carcinoma and the role of neoadjuvant therapy
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of General Surgery, Istituto Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan
    Acta Biomed 74:15-20. 2003
    ..Chemoradiation therapy should be the first-line approach in patients with locally advanced tumors. A pathological complete response to neoadjuvant therapy is associated with a significantly improved long-term survival...
  8. ncbi request reprint Bronchoesophageal fistula after endovascular repair of ruptured aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of General Surgery, San Donato School of Medicine, University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 41:712-4. 2005
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case in which a bronchoesophageal fistula developed after successful endovascular repair of aortoesophageal fistula. The pathogenesis of this complications remains unclear...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pseudoachalasia occurring after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication and crural mesh repair
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Surgical Unit, I R C C S Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:653-6. 2007
    ..Benign esophageal pseudoachalasia is a rare condition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of endosurgical and open surgical approach for Zenker diverticulum
    Luigi Bonavina
    University of Milano, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Section of General Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico, San Donato, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 13:2586-9. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of minimally invasive versus traditional open surgical approach in the treatment of Zenker diverticulum...
  11. doi request reprint Magnetic augmentation of the lower esophageal sphincter: results of a feasibility clinical trial
    Luigi Bonavina
    IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, Via Morandi 30, 20097, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:2133-40. 2008
    ..The Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation device has been designed to augment the lower esophageal sphincter barrier using magnetic force. A multi-center feasibility trial was done to evaluate safety and efficacy...
  12. doi request reprint Injury of the thoracic aorta during laparoscopic esophagectomy
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of General Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milano, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:e55-6. 2009
    ..Use of a laparoscopic needle holder allowed to repair the supradiaphragmatic aorta through a laparotomy without the need of patient repositioning for a transthoracic approach...
  13. doi request reprint Proposal of a punch biopsy protocol as a pre-requisite for the establishment of a tissue bank from resected esophageal tumors
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of General Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milano Medical School, Milan, Italy
    Pathol Oncol Res 16:457-60. 2010
    ..The method proved to be simple, reproducible, and not expensive. Unified standards for specimen collection are necessary to improve results of specimen-based diagnostic testing and research in surgical oncology...
  14. doi request reprint Laparoscopic sphincter augmentation device eliminates reflux symptoms and normalizes esophageal acid exposure: one- and 2-year results of a feasibility trial
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Surgery, University of Milano Medical School, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Ann Surg 252:857-62. 2010
    ..gov registration numbers NCT01057992, NCT01058070, and 01058564) to assess the safety and efficacy of a laparoscopically implanted sphincter augmentation device for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Esophagectomy via laparoscopy and transmediastinal endodissection
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Milan School of Medicine, Milano, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 14:13-6. 2004
    ..Compared to the laparoscopic total esophagectomy, this approach provides a more controlled and safer dissection of the upper mediastinum...
  16. ncbi request reprint A laparoscopy-assisted surgical approach to esophageal carcinoma
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of General Surgery, Istituto Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    J Surg Res 117:52-7. 2004
    ..In addition, by means of laparoscopic techniques, it is possible to mobilize the stomach and perform a safe transhiatal mediastinal dissection at least up to the level of the inferior pulmonary veins...
  17. ncbi request reprint Results of surgical therapy in patients with Barrett's adenocarcinoma
    Luigi Bonavina
    Department of Surgery, University of Milano, Istituto Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milano, Italy
    World J Surg 27:1062-6. 2003
    ..Neoadjuvant therapy requires major improvement before it can be unconditionally recommended outside clinical trials...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome and survival after esophagectomy for carcinoma in elderly patients
    L Bonavina
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Milan, Milano, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 16:90-3. 2003
    ..In fact, the postoperative mortality and long-term survival rates of elderly patients undergoing resection are comparable to that of younger individuals...
  19. ncbi request reprint Candida colonization in patients with esophageal disease: a prospective clinical study
    L Bonavina
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Milano, Milano, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 16:70-2. 2003
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Biochemical assay of collagen and elastin in the normal and varicose vein wall
    M Venturi
    Department of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University of Milan, Italy
    J Surg Res 60:245-8. 1996
    ..01 vs normal veins). These results suggest that dilatation of the varicose vein wall may be related to some defect of elastin metabolism. Further studies on the metabolic activity of vein muscle cells are required...
  21. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic management of chylothorax complicating esophagectomy
    L Bonavina
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Milan, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:367-9. 2001
    ..Chylothorax is a relatively uncommon complication of esophageal surgery that may lead to severe respiratory, nutritional, and immunologic deficiencies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Outcome of esophageal adenocarcinoma detected during endoscopic biopsy surveillance for Barrett's esophagus
    R Incarbone
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Milan, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, IRCCS, Via F Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:263-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of endoscopic biopsy surveillance on outcome of Barrett's adenocarcinoma...
  23. ncbi request reprint Current status of surgery for carcinoma of the hypopharynx and cervical esophagus
    A Peracchia
    Department of Surgery, University of Milan, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 14:95-7. 2001
    ..Today, in the absence of randomized trials, the choice between surgery and definitive chemoradiotherapy should be based on clear information and the patient's preference. Salvage surgery is feasible and effective in selected patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Barrett's esophagus: combined treatment using argon plasma coagulation and laparoscopic antireflux surgery
    M Pagani
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, IRCCS, Policlinico S Donato Institute, Humanitas Clinical Institute, University of Milan, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 16:279-83. 2003
    ..For this reason, we recommend that this technique should be done only in specialized centres and that these patients continue their endoscopic surveillance program...
  25. ncbi request reprint Biochemical markers of upper esophageal sphincter compliance in patients with Zenker's diverticulum
    M Venturi
    Department of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University of Milan, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, I R C C S, Italy
    J Surg Res 70:46-8. 1997
    ..This finding supports the extension of the myotomy to the muscularis propria of the esophagus below the CPM. The alterated Ides to Des ratio suggests a primary disease of CPM as a cause of Zenker's diverticulum...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bronchoscopic staging of squamous cell carcinoma of the upper thoracic esophagus
    A Baisi
    Institute of General Surgery and Oncological Surgery, Università degli Studi di Milano Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Arch Surg 134:140-3. 1999
    ..To identify bronchoscopic findings that predict resectability of squamous cell carcinoma of the upper thoracic esophagus...
  27. ncbi request reprint Molecular alterations of Barrett's esophagus on microdissected endoscopic biopsies
    S Romagnoli
    II Department of Pathology, University of Milan School of Medicine, Italy
    Lab Invest 81:241-7. 2001
    ..Some of them precede the development of intestinal metaplasia, suggesting that genetic alterations take place earlier than previously thought...
  28. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy with laparoscopic ultrasound for pretreatment staging of hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective study
    M Montorsi
    Istituto di Chirurgia Generale e Oncologia Chirurgica, Ospedale Maggiore, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 5:312-5. 2001
    ..It provides superior information (intraoperative histologic confirmation) for the diagnosis and pretreatment staging of HCC in patients with cirrhosis when compared with current radiologic imaging techniques...
  29. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow-disseminated tumor cells in patients with carcinoma of the esophagus or cardia
    L Bonavina
    Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Milan, Italy
    Surgery 129:15-22. 2001
    ..However, the prognostic and therapeutic implications of this finding need further investigation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Heartburn and multiple-site foregut perforations as primary manifestation of Crohn's disease
    D Bona
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Policlinico San Donato, Division of General Surgery, Milano, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 18:199-201. 2005
    ..Early detection of Crohn's disease may decrease the incidence of acute life-threatening complications provided that appropriate medical treatment is administered and a multidisciplinary approach is offered to these patients...
  31. doi request reprint A putative role of ribonuclear inclusions and MBNL1 in the impairment of gallbladder smooth muscle contractility with cholelithiasis in myotonic dystrophy type 1
    R Cardani
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnologies, University of Milan, Italy
    Neuromuscul Disord 18:641-5. 2008
    ..These results suggest that nuclear accumulation of MBNL1 and ribonuclear inclusions may have a direct adverse effect on gallbladder smooth muscle contractility and thus contribute to gallstones formation in DM1 patients...
  32. pmc Covered nitinol stents for the treatment of esophageal strictures and leaks
    Davide Bona
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of General Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan Medical School, 20100 Milano, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 16:2260-4. 2010
    ..To compare 2 different types of covered esophageal nitinol stents (Ultraflex and Choostent) in terms of efficacy, complications, and long-term outcome...
  33. ncbi request reprint Only pathologic complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy improves significantly the long term survival of patients with resectable esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: final report of a randomized, controlled trial of preoperative chemotherapy versus
    E Ancona
    Clinica Chirurgica 4, University of Padova School of Medicine-Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 91:2165-74. 2001
    ..Major efforts should be undertaken to identify patients before neoadjuvant treatments who are likely to respond...
  34. ncbi request reprint Esophageal involvement as an uncommon modality of relapse of Hodgkin lymphoma
    D Perego
    Department of Medicine, Desio Hospital, Desio, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 16:270-2. 2003
    ..The importance of an accurate diagnostic work-up is emphasized. Esophagectomy and chemotherapy followed by bone marrow transplantation allowed a complete response and the long-term survival of the patient...