Marco Casaccia

Summary

Affiliation: University of Genoa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic splenectomy for hematological diseases
    P Torelli
    Department of General Surgery and Transplant Surgery, University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital, Largo R Benzi 10, Genoa 16100, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:965-71. 2002
  2. pmc Laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic patients. Feasibility of nonanatomic resection in difficult tumor locations
    Marco Casaccia
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopy Unit, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Minim Access Surg 7:222-6. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic approach for down-staging in hepatocellular carcinoma patients who are candidates for liver transplantation
    M Casaccia
    Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics DISC, Organ Transplantation Section, University of Genoa, Italy Electronic address
    Transplant Proc 45:2669-71. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic resection of hepatocellular carcinoma. Considerations on lesions in the posterosuperior segments of the liver
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopy Unit, General and Transplant Surgery Dep t, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 83:503-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic right posterior sectionectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma using a modified liver-hanging maneuver
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopy Unit, General and Transplant Surgery Department, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:488-91. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Composite mesh repair of a large paraesophageal hiatal hernia
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopic Unit, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:381-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic lymph node biopsy in intra-abdominal lymphoma: high diagnostic accuracy achieved with a minimally invasive procedure
    Marco Casaccia
    Departments of General and Transplant Surgery, University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 17:175-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic US-guided radiofrequency ablation of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in liver cirrhosis: feasibility and clinical outcome
    Marco Casaccia
    General and Transplant Surgery Department, Advanced Laparoscopy Unit, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:797-801. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic staging and radiofrequency of hepatocellular carcinoma in liver ci rrhosis. A "bridge" treatment to liver transplantation
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopy Unit, General and Transplant Surgery Dept, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:793-7. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Putative predictive parameters for the outcome of laparoscopic splenectomy: a multicenter analysis performed on the Italian Registry of Laparoscopic Surgery of the Spleen
    Marco Casaccia
    Department of General Surgery and Transplant, San Martino University Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Ann Surg 251:287-91. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic splenectomy for hematological diseases
    P Torelli
    Department of General Surgery and Transplant Surgery, University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital, Largo R Benzi 10, Genoa 16100, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:965-71. 2002
    ....
  2. pmc Laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic patients. Feasibility of nonanatomic resection in difficult tumor locations
    Marco Casaccia
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopy Unit, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Minim Access Surg 7:222-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate retrospectively our results for laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) for HCC including lesions in the posterosuperior segments of the liver in terms of feasibility, outcome, recurrence and survival...
  3. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic approach for down-staging in hepatocellular carcinoma patients who are candidates for liver transplantation
    M Casaccia
    Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics DISC, Organ Transplantation Section, University of Genoa, Italy Electronic address
    Transplant Proc 45:2669-71. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of laparoscopic thermoablation (LTA) and laparoscopic resection (LR) as neoadjuvant therapy before orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic resection of hepatocellular carcinoma. Considerations on lesions in the posterosuperior segments of the liver
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopy Unit, General and Transplant Surgery Dep t, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 83:503-8. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic right posterior sectionectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma using a modified liver-hanging maneuver
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopy Unit, General and Transplant Surgery Department, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:488-91. 2012
    ..The liver-hanging maneuver (LHM) is a technique taking aim at reducing intraoperative blood loss through an open approach...
  6. ncbi request reprint Composite mesh repair of a large paraesophageal hiatal hernia
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopic Unit, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:381-5. 2006
    ..This report confirms the feasibility, effectiveness, and added advantages of the composite V-shaped mesh in tension-free repair of a large hiatal hernia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic lymph node biopsy in intra-abdominal lymphoma: high diagnostic accuracy achieved with a minimally invasive procedure
    Marco Casaccia
    Departments of General and Transplant Surgery, University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 17:175-8. 2007
    ..LLB can be proposed as the procedure of choice to sample deep lymphatic tissues in patients with intra-abdominal lymphadenopathy at a very low morbidity rate and as an outpatient procedure in selected cases...
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic US-guided radiofrequency ablation of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in liver cirrhosis: feasibility and clinical outcome
    Marco Casaccia
    General and Transplant Surgery Department, Advanced Laparoscopy Unit, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:797-801. 2008
    ..Our aim was to assess the feasibility, clinical outcome, and efficacy of laparoscopic RFA under LUS guidance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic staging and radiofrequency of hepatocellular carcinoma in liver ci rrhosis. A "bridge" treatment to liver transplantation
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopy Unit, General and Transplant Surgery Dept, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:793-7. 2009
    ..We also evaluated the feasibility and efficacy of laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Putative predictive parameters for the outcome of laparoscopic splenectomy: a multicenter analysis performed on the Italian Registry of Laparoscopic Surgery of the Spleen
    Marco Casaccia
    Department of General Surgery and Transplant, San Martino University Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Ann Surg 251:287-91. 2010
    ..To identify predictive risk factors for conversion to open splenectomy and postoperative complications in patients undergoing elective laparoscopic splenectomy...
  11. pmc Simultaneous laparoscopic anterior resection and left hepatic lobectomy for stage IV rectal cancer
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopy Unit, General and Transplant Surgery Department, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    JSLS 14:414-7. 2010
    ..The known advantages of the miniinvasive approach could make such complex procedures more endurable...
  12. ncbi request reprint Multiple pancreatic metastases from renal cell carcinoma: report of two resected cases
    Marco Casaccia
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital, Italy
    Int Surg 91:147-50. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic splenectomy for hematologic diseases: a preliminary analysis performed on the Italian Registry of Laparoscopic Surgery of the Spleen (IRLSS)
    M Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopic Unit, Department of General Surgery and Transplant, San Martino University Hospital, University of Genoa, Monoblocco IV Piano, Largo R Benzi 10, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Surg Endosc 20:1214-20. 2006
    ..In this first study analyzing the IRLSS data, a cohort of patients with hematologic diseases was retrospectively investigated for potential predictive parameters that could affect the outcome of laparoscopic splenectomy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic physiological hiatoplasty for hiatal hernia: new composite "A"-shaped mesh. Physical and geometrical analysis and preliminary clinical results
    M Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopic Unit, Department of General Surgery and Transplant, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:1441-5. 2002
    ..We analyzed, using a theoretical model, the modality of recurrence after a simple cruroplasty for large hiatal hernias, and on the basis of physical and geometrical principles, we conceived a new shaped mesh for a "tension-free" repair...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic tension-free repair of large paraesophageal hiatal hernias with a composite A-shaped mesh: two-year follow-up
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopic Unit, Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 15:279-84. 2005
    ..We discuss the evolution of this approach and evaluate the outcomes of 27 patients with type II (n = 9), type III (n = 16), and type IV (n = 2) hiatal hernias treated laparoscopically...
  16. pmc Minimal-access splenectomy: a viable alternative to laparoscopic splenectomy in massive splenomegaly
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopic Unit, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, St Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    JSLS 9:411-4. 2005
    ..By using a modification of the open laparotomy, minimal-access splenectomy is an attractive alternative in severe splenomegaly...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcome of laparoscopic splenectomy for malignant hematologic diseases
    Davide Cavaliere
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti d Organo, Genoa, Italy
    Tumori 90:229-32. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether the benign or malignant nature of hematological diseases may influence the outcome of laparoscopic splenectomy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic bilateral hand-assisted nephrectomy: end-stage renal disease from tuberculosis, an unusual indication for nephrectomy before transplantation
    Marco Casaccia
    Advanced Laparoscopic Unit, Department of General Surgery and Transplant, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Monoblocco IVo piano, Largo Rosanna Benzi no 10, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 13:59-62. 2003
    ..The hand-assisted approach increases the safety of the procedure while retaining all the advantages of minimally invasive surgery...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Post-mastectomy lymphedema: surgical therapy]
    C Campisi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche Specialistiche, Anestesiologia e Trapianti d Organo DISCAT, Sezione di Clinica Chirurgica d Urgenza, Centro di Linfologia e Microchirurgia, Ospedale S Martino, Universita degli Studi di Genova
    Ann Ital Chir 73:473-8. 2002
    ..The registry consists of 194 microsurgical operations, performed in patients treated and followed-up statistically in the last 15 years, with positive result in over 80% of cases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score and organ allocation from cadaveric donors for 198 liver transplantation procedures performed in a single center
    G Santori
    Department of Transplantation, San Martino University Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:1903-5. 2008
    ..However, further efforts are needed to reduce the waiting time among patients with higher MELD scores...
  21. ncbi request reprint Giant mid-esophageal diverticulum. Conservative treatment of postoperative leakage
    S Dallatomasina
    University of Genoa, St Martino Hospital, General and Transplant Surgery Department, Advanced Laparoscopy Unit
    G Chir 30:479-81. 2009
    ..We report a case of an operated giant mid-esophageal diverticulum complicated with an esophageal fistula. The patient underwent a surgical treatment and recovered completely...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of ischemia/reperfusion on transplanted livers procured from elderly cadaveric donors
    G Santori
    Department of Transplantation, S Martino University Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:2909-13. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint The Italian Registry of Laparoscopic Surgery of the Spleen (IRLSS) A retrospective review of 379 patients undergoing laparoscopic splenectomy
    Marco Casaccia
    Unità di Laparoscopia Avanzata, Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Ospedale San Martino, Universita di Genova, Italy
    Chir Ital 58:697-707. 2006
    ..The low morbidity and mortality rates suggest that laparoscopic splenectomy can be successfully proposed also for splenomegaly in haematological malignancies...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Role of laparoscopic biopsy in the management of intra-abdominal lymphadenopathy]
    Davide Cavaliere
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e dei Trapianti Unità di Videolaparoscopia Avanzata Ospedale San Martino di Genova, L go R Benzi 10, 16132 Genova
    Chir Ital 55:511-7. 2003
    ..This procedure has a higher diagnostic yield than the percutaneous techniques and should be proposed as the gold standard biopsy approach in all cases of deep abdominal lymphadenopathy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation represents the optimal treatment for fulminant hepatic failure from Amanita phalloides poisoning
    Fabrizio Panaro
    Transpl Int 19:344-5. 2006