Gianpaolo Carrafiello

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Affiliation: University of Insubria
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ablation of painful metastatic bone tumors: a systematic review
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Int J Surg 6:S47-52. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of anastomotic pseudoaneurysms after aorto-iliac surgical reconstruction
    Domenico Laganà
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:1185-91. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Single-antenna microwave ablation under contrast-enhanced ultrasound guidance for treatment of small renal cell carcinoma: preliminary experience
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, Varese 21100, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:367-74. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Stent-graft repair of peroneal arteriovenous fistula
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:133-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency percutaneous treatment of arterial iliac axis ruptures
    Domenico Laganà
    Department of Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57 21100, Varese, Italy
    Emerg Radiol 14:173-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Endovascular treatment in emergency setting of acute arterial injuries after orthopedic surgery
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Insubria University, 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:537-43. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Microwave ablation of liver metastases to overcome the limitations of radiofrequency ablation
    Anna Maria Ierardi
    Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Insubria University, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Radiol Med 118:949-61. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of isolated iliac artery aneurysms
    Roberto Caronno
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:496-501. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Mobile thrombus of the thoracic aorta: management and treatment review
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 42:405-11. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Emergency endovascular treatment of sac rupture for type IIIa endoleak in thoracic aortic aneurysm previously excluded with endovascular repair
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:857-60. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Ablation of painful metastatic bone tumors: a systematic review
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Int J Surg 6:S47-52. 2008
    ..Moreover, the combined treatments of ablation and cementoplastic are also useful to stabilize the bone lesion. This review article analyzes techniques and effectiveness of percutaneous treatments of skeletal metastases...
  2. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of anastomotic pseudoaneurysms after aorto-iliac surgical reconstruction
    Domenico Laganà
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:1185-91. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of endovascular treatment of anastomotic pseudoaneurysms (APAs) following aorto-iliac surgical reconstruction...
  3. doi request reprint Single-antenna microwave ablation under contrast-enhanced ultrasound guidance for treatment of small renal cell carcinoma: preliminary experience
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, Varese 21100, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:367-74. 2010
    ..In conclusion, our preliminary results support the use of MWA for the treatment of small renal tumors. This technology can be applied in select patients who are not candidates for surgery, as an alternative to other ablative techniques...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stent-graft repair of peroneal arteriovenous fistula
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:133-5. 2007
    ..We describe a rare case of a peroneal AVF treated with a stent-graft...
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency percutaneous treatment of arterial iliac axis ruptures
    Domenico Laganà
    Department of Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57 21100, Varese, Italy
    Emerg Radiol 14:173-9. 2007
    ..3%. Percutaneous treatment is a feasible and safe tool for iliac axis ruptures because it can provide a fast and definitive exclusion of bleeding with a patency rate comparable to surgery and less major morbidity and mortality...
  6. doi request reprint Endovascular treatment in emergency setting of acute arterial injuries after orthopedic surgery
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Insubria University, 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:537-43. 2012
    ..To assess the feasibility and effectiveness of emergency endovascular treatment of acute arterial injuries after orthopedic surgery...
  7. doi request reprint Microwave ablation of liver metastases to overcome the limitations of radiofrequency ablation
    Anna Maria Ierardi
    Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Insubria University, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Radiol Med 118:949-61. 2013
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate technical success, effectiveness and safety of microwave ablation (MWA) in patients with unresectable liver metastases, where radiofrequency ablation (RFA) presents some limits...
  8. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of isolated iliac artery aneurysms
    Roberto Caronno
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:496-501. 2006
    ..At our institute, it is the primary alternative to conventional surgical repair and is offered as first-line treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Mobile thrombus of the thoracic aorta: management and treatment review
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 42:405-11. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article was to review the current management strategies and follow-up results of this rare pathology...
  10. doi request reprint Emergency endovascular treatment of sac rupture for type IIIa endoleak in thoracic aortic aneurysm previously excluded with endovascular repair
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:857-60. 2010
    ..We report a successful emergency endovascular management of post-thoracic endovascular repair for thoracic aortic aneurysm rupture due to type IIIa endoleak...
  11. ncbi request reprint Multimodal approach to endovascular treatment of visceral artery aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms
    Domenico Laganà
    Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 59:104-11. 2006
    ..To assess the feasibility and the effectiveness of endovascular treatment of visceral arteries aneurysms (VAAs) using a "multimodal approach"...
  12. doi request reprint Endovascular treatment of elective abdominal aortic aneurysms: independent predictors of early and late mortality
    Chiara Lomazzi
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Via Guicciardini 9, Varese, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 25:299-305. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to review our personal experience with patients who underwent elective endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms so as to detect the predictors of early and late mortality...
  13. doi request reprint Current role of interventions in metastatic kidney tumors: single center experience
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Radiology Department, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57, Varese, Italy
    Updates Surg 63:259-69. 2011
    ..It is possible to conclude that Interventional radiology plays an important role in RCC metastasis treatment, if we have few complications and improved outcomes...
  14. doi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency thermal ablation of renal cell carcinoma: is it possible a day-hospital treatment?
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Int J Surg 6:S31-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of the procedure in day-hospital and discuss prognostic factors, efficacy and complications of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma...
  15. doi request reprint A case of late femoral pseudoaneurysm caused by stent disconnection
    Nicola Rivolta
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Vascular Surgery, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Via Guicciardini 9, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:1036-9. 2010
    ..Rigorous follow-up controls should be mandatory. Endovascular repair proved to be feasible and durable to manage a previous endovascular procedure...
  16. doi request reprint Catheter-directed thrombolysis for acute renal artery thrombosis: report of 4 cases
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy gabriele
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 42:375-9. 2008
    ..We report 4 cases of acute renal artery occlusion treated by catheter-directed intraarterial thrombolysis...
  17. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of abdominal wall endometrioma
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:1300-3. 2009
    ..There were no major complications, and the patient's symptoms improved. In selected patients, radiofrequency ablation can be used safely for the treatment of AWE; however, further studies are needed to confirm this hypothesis...
  18. doi request reprint Percutaneous treatment of traumatic upper-extremity arterial injuries: a single-center experience
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Interventional Radiology Research Centre, Department of Radiology, Insubria University, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Viale Borri, Varese, 21100 Italy
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 22:34-9. 2011
    ..To assess the feasibility and effectiveness of emergency percutaneous treatment of traumatic injuries of upper-extremity arteries...
  19. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of femoropopliteal aneurysms: a five-year experience
    Domenico Laganà
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57 21100 Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:819-25. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of endovascular treatment of femoropopliteal aneurysms (FPAs)...
  20. doi request reprint Radiofrequency thermal ablation for pain control in patients with single painful bone metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Insubria, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 71:363-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the safety and the efficacy of radiofrequency thermal ablation (RFA) for pain relief and analgesics use reduction in two patients with painful bone metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Endovascular therapy for chronic mesenteric ischemia
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    World J Surg 31:2416-21. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article is to report on the effectiveness and durability of endovascular therapy for obstructive disease of the superior mesenteric artery and celiac trunk...
  22. doi request reprint Safe incorporation of new technologies in thyroid surgery
    Gianlorenzo Dionigi
    Center of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitario, Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy
    Expert Rev Med Devices 5:747-58. 2008
    ..Searches were last updated in April 2008...
  23. doi request reprint Percutaneous treatment of sac rupture in abdominal aortic aneurysms previously excluded with endovascular repair (EVAR)
    Domenico Laganà
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:178-83. 2009
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  24. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: preliminary experience
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria c o Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:835-9. 2010
    ..Long-term follow-up data regarding local and systemic recurrence and survival are still needed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Direct primary or secondary percutaneous ureteral stenting: what is the most compliant option in patients with malignant ureteral obstructions?
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Radiology Department, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:974-80. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Emergency endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms: feasibility and results
    Domenico Laganà
    Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57, Varese, 21100, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:241-8. 2006
    ..To assess the feasibility and effectiveness of emergency endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs)...
  27. doi request reprint Use of Amplatzer Vascular Plug (AVP) in emergency embolisation: preliminary experience and review of literature
    Monica Mangini
    Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57 1100 Varese, Italy
    Emerg Radiol 15:153-60. 2008
    ..In our experience and as reported in the early literature, the device is easy to use, versatile, and achieved a high technical success rate. Further studies may confirm the effectiveness and demonstrate additional indications...
  28. doi request reprint Predictive factors for endoleaks after thoracic aortic aneurysm endograft repair
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Vascular Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, Varese, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:880-5. 2009
    ..Our prospective investigation aimed to determine and analyze the incidence and the determinants of endoleaks after thoracic stent graft...
  29. doi request reprint Emergency percutaneous treatment in surgical bile duct injury
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Emerg Radiol 15:335-41. 2008
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  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of contrast-enhanced ultrasound and computed tomography in classifying endoleaks after endovascular treatment of abdominal aorta aneurysms: preliminary experience
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:969-74. 2006
    ..CEUS allows a better attribution of the origin of the endoleak, as it shows the flow in real time. CEUS is more specific than CTA in endoleak classification and gives more accurate information in therapeutic planning...
  31. ncbi request reprint Bleeding after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation: Successful treatment with transcatheter embolization
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 61:351-5. 2007
    ..This knowledge will provide an ability to earlier detect bleeding complications after radiofrequency ablation (RFA), to manage these complications appropriately with endovascular procedures and minimize the sequelae...
  32. doi request reprint Emergency percutaneous treatment in iatrogenic hepatic arterial injuries
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Emerg Radiol 15:249-54. 2008
    ..In conclusion, endovascular treatment currently represents a valid option in emergency settings, as it the enables diagnosis and treatment of IHAI in a single session...
  33. ncbi request reprint Endoleak detection and classification after endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm: value of CEUS over CTA
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 33:357-62. 2008
    ..It could also be indicated when aneurysm diameter increases and CTA did not show sac reperfusion or to monitor type II endoleaks reducing the use of CTA with consequent reduction of costs and exposure to radiation...
  34. pmc Ultrasound-guided radiofrequency thermal ablation of uterine fibroids: medium-term follow-up
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:113-9. 2010
    ..In one case the clinical manifestations persisted and it was thus considered unsuccessful. In conclusion, US-guided percutaneous RFA is a safe and effective treatment even for fibroids up to 8 cm...
  35. ncbi request reprint Emergency endovascular treatment with stent graft of a gastric artery aneurysms (GAA)
    Domenico Laganà
    Department of Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Emerg Radiol 15:141-4. 2008
    ..Endovascular therapy with stent graft can be considered a feasible and effective approach for the treatment of GAAs in patients with suitable anatomy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair for concomitant multilevel aortic disease
    Patrizio Castelli
    Postgraduate School in Vascular Surgery Department of Surgery, University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo, 21100 viale Borri 57, Varese, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 28:478-82. 2005
    ..We present our experience of endovascular exclusion for simultaneous thoracic and abdominal aortic disease in four patients...
  37. doi request reprint Cosmetic treatments: an emerging field of interest for interventional radiologists
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Int J Surg 6:S70-4. 2008
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Endovascular treatment of carotid stump syndrome
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:277-9. 2009
    ..The patient underwent stent-graft exclusion of the carotid stump; she was last seen 12 months after the procedure when she remained totally asymptomatic...
  39. ncbi request reprint Preoperative assessment of rectal cancer stage: state of the art
    Francesca Rovera
    Clinical Lecturer, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Fondazione Macchi, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Expert Rev Med Devices 4:517-22. 2007
    ..In this review, the authors analyze and discuss the more recent diagnostic techniques for an accurate preoperative staging of rectal cancer, highlighting each method's advantages and limits for their routine use in clinical practice...
  40. ncbi request reprint Combined percutaneous thrombin injection and endovascular treatment of gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm (PAGD): case report
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Emerg Radiol 14:51-4. 2007
    ..The 6-month follow-up confirmed the complete exclusion of the PAGD sac...
  41. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of a pancreatic metastasis from renal cell carcinoma: case report
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:64-6. 2008
    ..The pancreas is surrounded by structures such as the stomach, duodenum, and colon and concerns regarding the risks of thermal injury to these structures have limited the use of RFA for nonresectable pancreatic tumors...
  42. doi request reprint Non-traumatic acute bowel disease: differential diagnosis with 64-row MDCT
    Monica Mangini
    Department of Radiology, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57 21100 Varese, Italy
    Emerg Radiol 15:171-8. 2008
    ..The overall sensitivity of MDCT was 82.4%. MDCT is a very reliable method in the diagnostic management of non-traumatic acute bowel diseases allowing a fast and precise differential diagnosis and therefore a timely treatment...
  43. doi request reprint Microwave tumors ablation: principles, clinical applications and review of preliminary experiences
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Int J Surg 6:S65-9. 2008
    ..However further studies are necessary to confirm short- and long-term effectiveness of the methods and to compare it with other ablative techniques, especially RF...
  44. doi request reprint Efficacy, safety and effectiveness of image-guided percutaneous microwave ablation in cystic renal lesions Bosniak III or IV after 24 months follow up
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Interventional Radiology Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Int J Surg 11:S30-5. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the efficacy, safety and effectiveness of percutaneous image-guided microwave ablation (MWA) in Bosniak category III or IV cystic renal lesions after 24 months follow-up duration...
  45. doi request reprint Percutaneous transhepatic endoscopic holmium laser lithotripsy for intrahepatic and choledochal biliary stones
    Anna Maria Ierardi
    Interventional Radiology Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Int J Surg 11:S36-9. 2013
    ..To report our experience in treating complicated biliary calculi by percutaneous transhepatic endoscopic biliary holmium laser lithotripsy (PTBL)...
  46. doi request reprint Aortic arch aneurysm repair with a new branched device
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery and Morphological Sciences, Circolo University Hospital, University of Insubria School of Medicine, Varese, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 57:1664-7. 2013
    ..We describe the successful endovascular repair of a 61-mm aortic arch aneurysm using a new branched device...
  47. pmc Contrast-enhanced ultrasonograpic findings in pancreatic tumors
    Chiara Recaldini
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Int J Med Sci 5:203-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to present the potentials and limits of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) in the characterization of pancreatic tumors, usually hypoechoic or cystic at B-mode ultrasound...
  48. ncbi request reprint The surgeon's approach to preoperative evaluation of esophageal cancer: recent developments
    Gianlorenzo Dionigi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Università di Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Rays 30:351-6. 2005
    ..Preoperative evaluation is defined as the process of clinical assessment that precedes the induction of anesthesia. The principle is to gain information about the patient that could lead to modify his/her management, and improve outcome...
  49. ncbi request reprint Treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism with ultrasonographically guided percutaneous radiofrequency thermoablation
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:112-6. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Endovascular ligature of splenic artery aneurysm with Amplatzer Vascular Plug: a case report
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, I 21100 Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 8:203-6. 2007
    ..In this report, we describe a technique using Amplatzer Vascular Plug in endovascular ligature to exclude an SAA of the middle tract of the splenic artery...
  51. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous sonographically guided radiofrequency ablation of medium-sized fibroids: feasibility study
    Chiara Recaldini
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:1303-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility and safety of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation under sonographic guidance as a unique procedure in the management of symptomatic uterine myomas...
  52. pmc Diagnosis with ECG-gated MDCT of floating thrombus in aortic arch in a patient with type-A dissection
    Domenico Lumia
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria Varese, Italy
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:735-9. 2008
    ..This positive effect of ECG synchronization is more pronounced in the region of the ascending aorta, aortic arch, and proximal descending aorta...
  53. doi request reprint Microwave ablation of pancreatic head cancer: safety and efficacy
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Division of Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy Electronic address
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 24:1513-20. 2013
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of percutaneous microwave (MW) ablation treatment in locally advanced, nonresectable, nonmetastatic pancreatic head cancer...
  54. pmc Use of amplatzer vascular plug to treat a biliary cutaneous fistula
    Anna Maria Ierardi
    Department of Radiology, Unisubria, Varese 21100, Italy
    Korean J Radiol 14:801-4. 2013
    ..We report a successful use of the AVP to embolize BCF, developed after the removal of an internal-external biliary drainage. ..
  55. doi request reprint An unusual case of stent migration after celiac trunk endovascular revascularization
    Silvia Negri
    Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, Circolo University Hospital, University of Insubria School of Medicine, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:950-3. 2012
    ..Repeat stenting of the celiac trunk was performed; the postoperative course was uneventful. 12 months later, the patient was asymptomatic with the second stent in its correct position, and she was asymptomatic for mesenteric ischemia...
  56. pmc Laparoscopic resection of a primary hydatid cyst of the adrenal gland: a case report
    Gianlorenzo Dionigi
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Med Case Reports 1:61. 2007
    ..Italy is regarded as a middle to high risk country with over 1,000 cases requiring surgery each year. Liver (45-75%) and lung (10-50%) are the most frequent locations of this parasitosis...
  57. pmc Gross hematuria caused by a congenital intrarenal arteriovenous malformation: a case report
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Med Case Reports 5:510. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  58. ncbi request reprint MDCT coronary angiography for diagnosis of anomalous origin right coronary artery: a case report
    Domenico Lumia
    Department Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Emerg Radiol 14:237-40. 2007
    ..Some studies demonstrated that MDCT is a reliable non-invasive technique to identify and define anomalous coronary arteries (ACAs) and their course...
  59. doi request reprint Predictors and outcomes of acute kidney injury after thoracic aortic endograft repair
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery and Morphological Sciences, Circolo University Hospital, University of Insubria School of Medicine, Varese, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 56:1527-34. 2012
    ..This study analyzed the incidence and the predictive factors of postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) and evaluated the effect of AKI on postoperative survival...
  60. doi request reprint Errors and malpractice in interventional radiology
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 33:371-5. 2012
    ..Specific topics discussed in this article are the approaches to preventing errors and, thus, to avoiding the malpractice in interventional radiology...
  61. doi request reprint Prospectives and surgical usefulness of perioperative parathyroid hormone assay in thyroid surgery
    Gianlorenzo Dionigi
    Center of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitario, Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy
    Expert Rev Med Devices 5:699-704. 2008
    ..Searches were last updated in April 2008...
  62. ncbi request reprint Bleeding from peristomal varices in a cirrhotic patient with ileal conduit: treatment with transjugular intrahepatic portocaval shunt (TIPS)
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Emerg Radiol 13:341-3. 2007
    ..We highlight the role of TIPS to treat recurrent bleedings from the stoma in cirrhotic patients with ileal conduit and portal hypertension...
  63. ncbi request reprint Parapancreatic Castleman disease: contrast-enhanced sonography and CT features
    Monica Mangini
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Clin Ultrasound 35:207-11. 2007
    ..We report a rare case of localized para-pancreatic hyaline-vascular Castleman disease that was evaluated using contrast-enhanced sonography and CT...
  64. pmc Intraductal papillary mucinous tumor of bile ducts radiologic and pathologic features: a case report
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Cases J 1:319. 2008
    ..Intraductal papillary neoplasm of the liver (IPNL) is a recently recognized entity which closely resembles an intraductal papillary mucinous tumor (IPMT) of the pancreas...
  65. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment for superior vena cava obstruction in Behçet disease
    Patrizio Castelli
    Post Graduate School in Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, Varese 21100, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 41:548-51. 2005
    ..The aim of this article is to a report on a case of SVC recanalization through the use of fibrinolysis and self-expanding stents as treatment of life-threatening SVC syndrome in a young male patient with Behçet disease...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cancer of the esophagus: the value of preoperative patient assessment
    Gianlorenzo Dionigi
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 6:581-93. 2006
    ..The principle is to gain information concerning patients that leads to modification of their management, and improves the outcome from surgery...
  67. ncbi request reprint Emergency endovascular "bridge" treatment for iliac-enteric fistula
    Marco Franchin
    Department of Surgical Sciences, General Surgery 1, School of Medicine, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 34:1106-8. 2011
    ..We describe an unusual case of IEF managed with a staged approach using an endovascular stent-graft as a "bridge" in the emergency setting to optimize the next elective definitive excision of the lesion...
  68. pmc Percutaneous transhepatic embolization of biliary leakage with N-butyl cyanoacrylate
    Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Indian J Radiol Imaging 22:19-22. 2012
    ..In this report, we describe an uncommon treatment of a common biliary complication, wherein we used percutaneous transhepatic injection of N-butyl cyanoacrylate (NBCA) to treat a biliary leak in an 83-year-old patient...
  69. doi request reprint Occlusion of an intraosseous arteriovenous malformation with percutaneous injection of polymethylmethacrylate
    Anna Maria Ierardi
    Department of Radiology, S Giuseppe Hospital, 20123 Milan, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 34:S150-3. 2011
    ..We obtained complete occlusion of the humerus lytic lesion. To the best of our knowledge, this represents the first case of intraosseous AVM treated by percutaneous injection of PMMA...
  70. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional digital modeling and setup
    Aldo Macchi
    University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 129:605-10. 2006
    ..Technical aspects of the new procedure and its possible uses for orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning are discussed...