Riccardo Casadei

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Report of three cases of chronic pancreatic fistulas treated with prolamine as a sclerosing substance following pancreatic resection
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgical and Anesthesiological Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 7:41-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors in periampullary and pancreatic tumor resection in elderly patients
    R Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    World J Surg 30:1992-2001; discussion 2002-3. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Thrombosed splenic artery aneurysm simulating a pancreatic body mass: can two entities be distinguished preoperatively thus avoiding diagnostic and therapeutic mistakes?
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgical and Anesthesiological Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    JOP 8:235-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic solid-cystic papillary tumor: clinical features, imaging findings and operative management
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 7:137-44. 2006
  5. doi request reprint The role of lymph node ratio in recurrence after curative surgery for pancreatic endocrine tumours
    Claudio Ricci
    Department of Internal Medicine, Emergency and Surgery DIMES, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy Electronic address
    Pancreatology 13:589-93. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Pancreatic endocrine tumors less than 4 cm in diameter: resect or enucleate? a single-center experience
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 39:825-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Serum leptin, but not adiponectin and receptor for advanced glycation end products, is able to distinguish autoimmune pancreatitis from both chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic neoplasms
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:93-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Total pancreatectomy: indications, operative technique, and results: a single centre experience and review of literature
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Updates Surg 62:41-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The usefulness of a grading system for complications resulting from pancreatic resections: a single center experience
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Updates Surg 63:97-102. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Chronic asymptomatic pancreatic hyperenzymemia is a benign condition in only half of the cases: a prospective study
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:888-93. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Report of three cases of chronic pancreatic fistulas treated with prolamine as a sclerosing substance following pancreatic resection
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgical and Anesthesiological Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 7:41-6. 2006
    ..Thus, they must be treated in the best way and resolved as soon as possible to avoid their morbidity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors in periampullary and pancreatic tumor resection in elderly patients
    R Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    World J Surg 30:1992-2001; discussion 2002-3. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to determine whether age alone or age plus some prognostic factors constitute contraindications to major pancreatic resections...
  3. ncbi request reprint Thrombosed splenic artery aneurysm simulating a pancreatic body mass: can two entities be distinguished preoperatively thus avoiding diagnostic and therapeutic mistakes?
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgical and Anesthesiological Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    JOP 8:235-9. 2007
    ..Spiral computed tomography is the most sensitive diagnostic technique for this disease. Its primary treatment is interventional radiology; surgery is indicated in selected cases...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic solid-cystic papillary tumor: clinical features, imaging findings and operative management
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 7:137-44. 2006
    ..Surgery is the treatment of choice; it should be conservative in localized tumors, and aggressive, in non-localized tumors. The prognosis is very good, with long-term survival also in patients with metastases or unresectable tumors...
  5. doi request reprint The role of lymph node ratio in recurrence after curative surgery for pancreatic endocrine tumours
    Claudio Ricci
    Department of Internal Medicine, Emergency and Surgery DIMES, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy Electronic address
    Pancreatology 13:589-93. 2013
    ..The prognostic role of lymph nodes metastasis in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours is unclear...
  6. doi request reprint Pancreatic endocrine tumors less than 4 cm in diameter: resect or enucleate? a single-center experience
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 39:825-8. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the postoperative and long-term survival of patients undergoing enucleation in small PETs...
  7. doi request reprint Serum leptin, but not adiponectin and receptor for advanced glycation end products, is able to distinguish autoimmune pancreatitis from both chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic neoplasms
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:93-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper was to evaluate the circulating concentrations of receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE), leptin and adiponectin in patients with chronic pancreatic diseases...
  8. doi request reprint Total pancreatectomy: indications, operative technique, and results: a single centre experience and review of literature
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Updates Surg 62:41-6. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The usefulness of a grading system for complications resulting from pancreatic resections: a single center experience
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Updates Surg 63:97-102. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Chronic asymptomatic pancreatic hyperenzymemia is a benign condition in only half of the cases: a prospective study
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:888-93. 2009
    ..Prospectively to evaluate patients with chronic asymptomatic pancreatic hyperenzymemia in order to identify possible pancreatic and non-pancreatic diseases...
  11. ncbi request reprint A prospective study on radiofrequency ablation locally advanced pancreatic cancer
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 9:306-11. 2010
    ..This study aimed to prospectively evaluate the efficacy and safety of intraoperative RFA in patients with unresectable, locally advanced, non-metastatic carcinoma of the pancreatic head...
  12. doi request reprint Value of both WHO and TNM classification systems for patients with pancreatic endocrine tumors: results of a single-center series
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    World J Surg 33:2458-63. 2009
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the clinical relevance of the World Health Organization (WHO) and tumor node metastasis (TNM) classifications in patients affected by pancreatic endocrine tumors...
  13. doi request reprint Are there prognostic factors related to recurrence in pancreatic endocrine tumors?
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimenti di Scienze Chirurgiche, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 10:33-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the rate, site, time of recurrence and prognostic factors related to the appearance of recurrences in patients affected by pancreatic endocrine tumors (PETs)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Late postpancreatectomy hemorrhage after pancreaticoduodenectomy: is it possible to recognize risk factors?
    Claudio Ricci
    Department of Surgical and Anesthesiological Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 13:193-8. 2012
    ..Post-pancreatectomy hemorrhage is one of the most common complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of inflammation in patients with intraductal mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas and in those with pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:3801-5. 2010
    ..There are very few data regarding inflammation in patients with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) of the pancreas...
  16. doi request reprint Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy in Benign or Premalignant Pancreatic Lesions: Is It Really More Cost-Effective than Open Approach?
    Claudio Ricci
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences DIMEC, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 19:1415-24. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the quality of life and the cost-effectiveness of a laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with respect to an open distal pancreatectomy...
  17. doi request reprint Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy and Surgery Versus Surgery Alone in Resectable Pancreatic Cancer: A Single-Center Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial Which Failed to Achieve Accrual Targets
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche DIMEC, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 19:1802-12. 2015
    ..The objective of the study is to evaluate the usefulness of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in resectable pancreatic cancer...
  18. doi request reprint The usefulness of a multidisciplinary team approach in decision making for pancreatic serous cystic neoplasms
    Claudio Ricci
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences DIMEC, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi Bologna, Italy
    JOP 15:577-80. 2014
    ..Serous cystic neoplasms of the pancreas are regarded as benign entities with rare malignant potential and are frequently resected...
  19. doi request reprint WHO 2010 classification of pancreatic endocrine tumors. is the new always better than the old?
    Claudio Ricci
    Department of Internal Medicine, Emergency and Surgery DIMEC, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy Electronic address
    Pancreatology 14:539-41. 2014
    ..In 2010, the World Health Organization released a new classification system for endocrine pancreatic tumors. The new categories replaced those in the old classification...
  20. doi request reprint Peng's binding pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy. An Italian, prospective, dual-institution study
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti no 9, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 13:305-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate Peng's binding pancreaticojejunostomy as a safe technique which avoids anastomotic leakage after a pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  21. doi request reprint Pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasm in a male patient
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery, University of Bologna Bologna, Italy
    JOP 13:687-9. 2012
    ..Mucinous cystic neoplasm (MCN) of the pancreas usually affects female patients and is characterized by an ovarian-type stroma. From literature review, only 9 cases of MCNs have been reported in male patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Exocrine pancreatic function during the early recovery phase of acute pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 8:316-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to prospectively assess the exocrine pancreatic function in patients with acute pancreatitis at the time of their refeeding...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction after pancreaticoduodenectomy: isolated Roux loop pancreatic anastomosis
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita degli Studi di Bologna
    Chir Ital 60:641-9. 2008
    ..Moreover the isolated Roux loop reconstruction allows a significant decrease of the length of postoperative hospital stay...
  24. ncbi request reprint Total pancreatectomy: doing it with a mini-invasive approach
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgical and Anesthesiological Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 10:328-31. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Assessment of complications according to the Clavien-Dindo classification after distal pancreatectomy
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery, Alma Mater Studiorum University of di Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital Bologna, Italy
    JOP 12:126-30. 2011
    ..The absence of a definition and a widely accepted ranking system to classify surgical complications has hampered proper interpretation of the surgical outcome...
  26. doi request reprint Plasma concentrations of angiogenetic factors and angiogenetic inhibitors in patients with ductal pancreatic neoplasms. A pilot study
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:1047-51. 2011
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Clinical and patient-reported outcomes after pancreatoduodenectomy for different diseases: a follow-up study
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 40:938-45. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate clinical features and quality of life (QoL) in a 2-year follow-up study in subjects who underwent pancreatic head resection (PHR)...
  28. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in asymptomatic pancreatic hyperenzymemia
    Lucio Gullo
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 38:396-400. 2009
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Therapeutic management and clinical outcome of autoimmune pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:1029-38. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Exocrine pancreatic function assessed by secretin cholangio-Wirsung magnetic resonance imaging
    Lucia Calculli
    Department of Radiology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna, Italy
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 7:192-5. 2008
    ..However, extensive data on this method are lacking. This study aimed to determine whether MRCP with secretin administration is able to simultaneously detect alterations of both the pancreatic ducts and exocrine pancreatic function...
  31. doi request reprint Serous cystic tumors of the pancreas: when to observe and when to operate: a single-center experience
    Nicola Zanini
    Department of Emergency, General and Transplantation Surgery, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Surg 25:233-9; discussion 240. 2008
    ..Pancreatic serous cystic tumors are considered to have a benign biological and clinical course with only few malignant cases...
  32. ncbi request reprint Managing unsuspected tumour invasion of the superior mesenteric-portal vein during surgery for pancreatic head cancer. A case report
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 10:448-50. 2009
    ..The reconstruction technique is usually primary anastomosis; in only a few cases is an autologous vein graft needed...
  33. doi request reprint Are there preoperative factors related to a "soft pancreas" and are they predictive of pancreatic fistulas after pancreatic resection?
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche DIMEC, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Surg Today 45:708-14. 2015
    ..We conducted this study to clarify if there are preoperative factors related to a soft pancreatic remnant and to establish if they are useful for predicting pancreatic fistula...
  34. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy for ductal adenocarcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Claudio Ricci
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche DIMEC, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi Via Massarenti n, 9 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 19:770-81. 2015
    ..Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy was proposed as an oncologically safe approach for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma...
  35. doi request reprint Pancreatic resection in patients 80 years or older: a meta-analysis and systematic review
    Riccardo Casadei
    From the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 43:1208-18. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of pancreatic resections in patients 80 years or older...
  36. doi request reprint Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of immediate surgery versus a wait-and-see strategy for sporadic nonfunctioning T1 pancreatic endocrine neoplasms
    Alessandro Cucchetti
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences DIMEC, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Neuroendocrinology 101:25-34. 2015
    ..Whether patients with small (<2 cm), sporadic nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine tumors (NF-PETs) should directly undergo pancreatic surgery or should be followed longitudinally to detect growth and malignancy still has to be defined...
  37. doi request reprint Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy: what factors are related to the learning curve?
    Claudio Ricci
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Chirurgia Generale Minni DIMEC, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Surg Today 45:50-6. 2015
    ..The factors related to the learning curve for laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy have rarely been evaluated...
  38. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of spiral Computed Tomography and colour-Doppler ultrasonography to predict portal-mesenteric trunk involvement in pancreatic cancer
    Lucia Calculli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche ed Istocitopatologiche, Sezione Diagnostica per Immagini, Radiologia III, Policlinico S Orsola, Universita degli Studi, Bologna, Italy
    Radiol Med 104:307-15. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the clinical utility of spiral computed tomography (CT) and colour Doppler ultrasonography (US) in the evaluation of portal-mesenteric trunk (PMT) involvement in pancreatic cancer...
  39. ncbi request reprint Air in the Wirsung duct. An unusual finding
    Carla Brindisi
    Department of Radiology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 9:534-7. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune pancreatitis. A case mimicking carcinoma
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 5:527-30. 2004
  41. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy in pancreatic tumours: a case-control study
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Updates Surg 62:171-4. 2010
    ..0 ± 0.8 vs. 4.0 ± 0.7 days; P = 0.030 and 8.0 ± 1.3 vs. 11.0 ± 3.0 days; P = 0.011, respectively). Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy is a feasible and safe surgical approach as well as open distal pancreatectomy...
  42. doi request reprint Is age a barrier to pancreaticoduodenectomy? An Italian dual-institution study
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences DIMEC, Alma Mater Studiorum, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Updates Surg 67:439-47. 2015
    ..001). The present study seems to suggest that a pancreaticoduodenectomy is a feasible and safe procedure, even in elderly and very elderly patients even if the latter require a longer period of rehabilitation. ..
  43. doi request reprint Portal/Superior Mesenteric Vein Reconstruction during Pancreatic Resection Using a Cryopreserved Arterial Homograft
    Chiara Mascoli
    Departments of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Surg 32:284-90. 2015
    ..Portal-superior mesenteric vein (PV/SMV) resection during pancreatic resection has been widely applied in clinical practice...
  44. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy in Italy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Claudio Ricci
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche DIMEC, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 13:458-63. 2014
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Natural history of branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: a case report
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences DIMEC, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital Bologna, Italy
    JOP 15:391-3. 2014
    ..The natural history of incidental branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas is still unknown...
  46. ncbi request reprint Nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine tumors: a multicenter clinical study
    Lucio Gullo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2435-9. 2003
    ..This study was carried out to obtain a comprehensive and up-to-date clinical picture of these tumors...
  47. pmc Asymptomatic cholecystocolonic fistula: a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma
    Nicola Antonacci
    Department of General and Emergency Surgery, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Case Rep Surg 2013:754354. 2013
    ..A review of the literature is reported too...
  48. doi request reprint Pancreatic metastasis from renal cell carcinoma
    Marielda D'Ambra
    Department of Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Urologia 78:5-8. 2011
    ..Pancreatic metastases from renal cell carcinoma are uncommon...
  49. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic involvement in Von Hippel-Lindau disease: the role of integrated imaging
    Lucia Calculli
    Department of Radiology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 6:375-9. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Imaging techniques for acute necrotizing pancreatitis: multidetector computed tomography
    Lucia Calculli
    Department of Radiology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 7:104-9. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint A search for acute necrotic pancreatitis in early stages of alcoholic chronic pancreatitis
    Lucio Gullo
    Institutes of Internal Medicine, General Surgery, and Pathology, University of Bologna, St Orsola Hospital, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:435-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this work is to study pancreatic histology in early stages of the disease to search for evidence of these acute episodes...
  52. ncbi request reprint Fecal calprotectin and elastase 1 determinations in patients with pancreatic diseases: a possible link between pancreatic insufficiency and intestinal inflammation
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Gastroenterol 42:754-60. 2007
    ..Our aim was to assess fecal calprotectin in order to evaluate the presence of intestinal inflammation in patients with pancreatic disease...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic metastases: observations of three cases and review of the literature
    Francesco Minni
    Department of Surgical and Anaesthesiological Sciences, 1st Surgical Clinic, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 4:509-20. 2004
    ..The aim of the study is to analyze pancreatic metastases and their clinical, radiological, therapeutic and prognostic features...
  54. doi request reprint Different reconstruction techniques after pancreatoduodenectomy do not affect clinical and patient reported outcomes
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Adv Med Sci 59:151-5. 2014
    ..To evaluate the quality of life in a 2-year follow-up study in consecutive subjects who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy with different reconstruction techniques: pancreaticojejunostomy or pancreaticogastrostomy...
  55. doi request reprint Systematic review of laparoscopic versus open surgery in the treatment of non-parasitic liver cysts
    Nicola Antonacci
    Surgery Unit, Departments of Surgical and Medical Sciences DIMEC, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Updates Surg 66:231-8. 2014
    ..Recurrence rates were acceptable and comparable to those of conventional surgery. Long-term outcomes should be verified by additional randomised controlled trials and long-term follow-ups...
  56. doi request reprint Interventional radiology procedures after pancreatic resections for pancreatic and periampullary diseases
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital Bologna, Italy
    JOP 15:378-82. 2014
    ..The use of interventional radiology has increased as the first-line management of complications after pancreatic resections...
  57. doi request reprint Three-dimensional contrast-enhanced ultrasonography of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: a comparison with magnetic resonance imaging
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    From the Departments of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Radiology, and Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 42:1164-8. 2013
    ....
  58. pmc A bizarre foreign body in the appendix: A case report
    Nicola Antonacci
    Nicola Antonacci, Marcello Labombarda, Claudio Ricci, Salvatore Buscemi, Riccardo Casadei, Francesco Minni, Department of General and Emergency Surgery, General and Emergency Surgery Unit, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, 40100 Bologna, Italy
    World J Gastrointest Surg 5:195-8. 2013
    ..We suggest that an elective laparoscopic appendectomy should be offered to such patients as a possible management option. ..
  59. pmc Preoperative gemcitabine and oxaliplatin in a patient with ovarian metastasis from pancreatic cystadenocarcinoma
    Mariacristina Di Marco
    Department of Hematology and Oncological Sciences L and A Seràgnoli, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 6:530-7. 2012
    ..This is an interesting case in whom GEMOX transformed inoperable pancreatic cancer into a resectable tumor...
  60. pmc Factors related to long-term survival in patients affected by well-differentiated endocrine tumors of the pancreas
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    ISRN Surg 2012:389385. 2012
    ..Conclusions. Patients factors were strongly related to a better long-term survival in patients observed. WHO classification is a very useful prognostic tool for well-differentiated PETs...
  61. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the ultrasonically activated shears in total thyroidectomy
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgical and Anaestesiological Sciences, I Surgical Clinic, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Chir Ital 56:843-8. 2004
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint The imaging of pancreatic exocrine solid tumors: the role of computed tomography and positron emission tomography
    Lucia Calculli
    Departments of Radiology, Internal Medicine, and Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna Bologna, Italy
    JOP 8:77-84. 2007
    ..In this paper, we describe the accuracy of computed tomography and positron emission tomography in the diagnosis of exocrine pancreatic cancer...
  63. doi request reprint Pancreatic and extrapancreatic lesions in patients with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: a single-centre experience
    L Calculli
    Department of Radiology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Radiol Med 115:442-52. 2010
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune pancreatitis associated with anisakis infection
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:273. 2007
  65. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid of the pancreas
    Marina Migliori
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 2:163-6. 2002
    ..As far as we known, this is the first case of a pancreatic carcinoid treated successfully with somatostatin analogues and having a satisfactory prognosis...
  66. ncbi request reprint Treatment of advanced gastric cancer with cetuximab plus chemotherapy followed by surgery. Report of a case
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento Emergenza Urgenza, Chirurgia Generale e dei Trapianti, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Tumori 95:811-4. 2009
    ..The patient is alive, well and disease-free ten months after surgery. The good result achieved in this patient provides interesting prospects for chemotherapy combined with cetuximab, followed by surgery...
  67. ncbi request reprint The quality of life in chronic pancreatitis: the clinical point of view
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 7:113-6. 2006
  68. pmc Autoimmune pancreatitis associated with high levels of chromogranin a, serotonin and 5-hydroxyindoleacetic Acid
    Elisabetta Nobili
    Institute of Hematology and Medical Oncology L and A Seragnoli, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 2:11-7. 2008
    ..This is one of the few cases of mass forming pancreatitis with small lymphocytic infiltrate found in a Caucasian patient and rapid decrease in size of the pancreatic mass following short-lasting therapy with methylprednisolone...
  69. ncbi request reprint Adult pancreatoblastoma. A case report
    Francesca Gruppioni
    Dipartimento Clinico di Scienze Radiologiche ed Istocitopatologiche, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Radiol Med 103:119-22. 2002
  70. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune pancreatitis: the classification puzzle
    L Fantini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Med Sci 52:71-5. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Cystic lymphangioma of the pancreas: anatomoclinical, diagnostic and therapeutic considerations regarding three personal observations and review of the literature
    R Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche I Clinica Chirurgica, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1681-6. 2003
    ....
  72. doi request reprint Evaluation of patient-reported outcome in subjects treated medically for acute pancreatitis: a follow-up study
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 9:375-82. 2009
    ..To explore the quality of life in patients treated medically during the acute phase of pancreatitis as well as at 2 and 12 months after discharge from the hospital...
  73. ncbi request reprint Risk of pancreatic cancer associated with cholelithiasis, cholecystectomy, or gastrectomy
    L Gullo
    Department of Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, St. Orsola Hospital, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 41:1065-8. 1996
    ..14; 95% confidence interval, 0.64-2.05). In conclusion, our study, one of the largest on this topic, has found no evidence for an association between cholelithiasis, cholecystectomy, or gastrectomy and pancreatic cancer...
  74. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome for patients with nonmetastatic osteosarcoma of the extremity treated at the istituto ortopedico rizzoli according to the istituto ortopedico rizzoli/osteosarcoma-2 protocol: an updated report
    G Bacci
    Service of Chemotherapy, Laboratory of Pathology, Fifth Service of Orthopedic Surgery, and Laboratory of Oncologic Research, Department of Musculoskeletal Oncology, I F Goidanich of the Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 18:4016-27. 2000
    ..To provide an estimate of long-term prognosis for patients with osteosarcoma of the extremity treated in a single institution with neoadjuvant chemotherapy and observed for at least 10 years...
  75. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of plasma chromogranin A in neuroendocrine tumours
    P Tomassetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:55-8. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the value of plasma chromogranin A (CgA), a protein produced by neuroendocrine cells, in the diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumours...
  76. ncbi request reprint Do early symptoms of pancreatic cancer exist that can allow an earlier diagnosis?
    L Gullo
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Hospital, Italy
    Pancreas 22:210-3. 2001
    ..These disturbances could represent the one current opportunity for an earlier diagnosis in a significant minority of pancreatic cancer patients...
  77. ncbi request reprint Coffee and cancer of the pancreas: an Italian multicenter study
    L Gullo
    Institute of Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, St. Orsola Hospital, Italy
    Pancreas 11:223-9. 1995
    ..The results of this study, one of the largest of its type so far published, suggest that a causal relationship may exist between coffee consumption and pancreatic cancer...
  78. ncbi request reprint Tumor M2-pyruvate kinase, a new metabolic marker for pancreatic cancer
    Maurizio Ventrucci
    Department of Internal Medicine, Bentivoglio Hospital, Bentivoglio BO, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 49:1149-55. 2004
    ..The results demonstrate that Tu M2-PK has a satisfactory sensitivity but a poor specificity in the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Used together with CA 19-9, the sensitivity increases considerably...
  79. ncbi request reprint Solid serous microcystic tumor of the pancreas
    Riccardo Casadei
    JOP 9:538-40. 2008
  80. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory pseudotumor of the pancreas resembling pancreatic cancer: clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic considerations
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgical and Anaesthesiology Sciences, I Surgical Clinic, University of Bologna S Orsola Malpighi Hospital
    Chir Ital 56:849-58. 2004
    ..Pancreatic resectioning is mainly due to the preoperative diagnostic difficulties that must be resolved surely only with histopathological examination of the specimen...
  81. ncbi request reprint [Second tumours in patients with malignant neoplasms of the digestive apparatus. A retrospective study on 2406 cases]
    Francesco Minni
    Istituto di I Clinica Chirurgica, Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Universita di Bologna
    Ann Ital Chir 76:467-72. 2005
    ..M.M.P) of the II type (Möertel classification), such as different organs or tissues based second tumors; it also analyses overall incidence, sites, lesion number, latency period, and main association in our series...
  82. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy in non-malignant pancreatic tumors
    Riccardo Casadei
    JOP 9:71-3. 2008