Fausto Catena

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint P.O.P.A. study: prevention of postoperative abdominal adhesions by icodextrin 4% solution after laparotomy for adhesive small bowel obstruction. A prospective randomized controlled trial
    Fausto Catena
    Department of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:382-8. 2012
  2. pmc Guidelenines in the management of obstructing cancer of the left colon: consensus conference of the world society of emergency surgery (WSES) and peritoneum and surgery (PnS) society
    Luca Ansaloni
    1st Unit of General Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 5:29. 2010
  3. pmc The HAC Trial (Harmonic for Acute Cholecystitis) Study. Randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of Harmonic(H) versus Monopolar Diathermy (M) for laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) for acute cholecystitis (AC) in adults
    Fausto Catena
    Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Trials 10:34. 2009
  4. pmc Bologna Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction (ASBO): 2010 Evidence-Based Guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery
    Fausto Catena
    Emergency Surgery Unit, Department of General and Multivisceral Transplant Surgery, S, Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 6:5. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Prospective analysis of 101 consecutive cases of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis operated with harmonic scalpel
    Fausto Catena
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:312-6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Inguinal hernia repair with porcine small intestine submucosa: 3-year follow-up results of a randomized controlled trial of Lichtenstein's repair with polypropylene mesh versus Surgisis Inguinal Hernia Matrix
    Luca Ansaloni
    Unit of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Surg 198:303-12. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Impressive long-term disease stabilization by nilotinib in two pretreated patients with KIT/PDGFRA wild-type metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours
    Maria Abbondanza Pantaleo
    Department of Hematology and Oncology Sciences L and A Seràgnoli, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Drugs 23:567-72. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Expression of IGF-1 receptor in KIT/PDGF receptor-α wild-type gastrointestinal stromal tumors with succinate dehydrogenase complex dysfunction
    Margherita Nannini
    Department of Hematology and Oncological Sciences L and A Seràgnoli, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Future Oncol 9:121-6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Differential expression of neural markers in KIT and PDGFRA wild-type gastrointestinal stromal tumours
    Maria A Pantaleo
    Department of Hematology and Oncology Sciences, L A Seragnoli, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Histopathology 59:1071-80. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor expression in wild-type GISTs: a potential novel therapeutic target
    Maria A Pantaleo
    Department of Hematology and Oncology Sciences L A Seragnoli, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Cancer 125:2991-4. 2009

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Publications43

  1. doi request reprint P.O.P.A. study: prevention of postoperative abdominal adhesions by icodextrin 4% solution after laparotomy for adhesive small bowel obstruction. A prospective randomized controlled trial
    Fausto Catena
    Department of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:382-8. 2012
    ..The present clinical study aimed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of icodextrin 4% in decreasing the incidence, extent, and severity of adhesions in patients after abdominal surgery for ASBO...
  2. pmc Guidelenines in the management of obstructing cancer of the left colon: consensus conference of the world society of emergency surgery (WSES) and peritoneum and surgery (PnS) society
    Luca Ansaloni
    1st Unit of General Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 5:29. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc The HAC Trial (Harmonic for Acute Cholecystitis) Study. Randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of Harmonic(H) versus Monopolar Diathermy (M) for laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) for acute cholecystitis (AC) in adults
    Fausto Catena
    Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Trials 10:34. 2009
    ..9%).However there are not prospective randomized controlled trials showing the advantages of H compared to MD (the commonly used electrical scalpel) in LC...
  4. pmc Bologna Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction (ASBO): 2010 Evidence-Based Guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery
    Fausto Catena
    Emergency Surgery Unit, Department of General and Multivisceral Transplant Surgery, S, Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 6:5. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. doi request reprint Prospective analysis of 101 consecutive cases of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis operated with harmonic scalpel
    Fausto Catena
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:312-6. 2009
    ..Aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate whether the use of harmonic scalpel (HA) during VLC for AC, allowing a potentially better hemostasis and biliostasis, can decrease the conversion rate...
  6. doi request reprint Inguinal hernia repair with porcine small intestine submucosa: 3-year follow-up results of a randomized controlled trial of Lichtenstein's repair with polypropylene mesh versus Surgisis Inguinal Hernia Matrix
    Luca Ansaloni
    Unit of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Surg 198:303-12. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Lichtenstein's hernioplasty using Surgisis Inguinal Hernia Matrix (SIHM; Cook, Bloomington, Indiana) compared with polypropylene (PP; Angiologica, Pavia, Italy)...
  7. doi request reprint Impressive long-term disease stabilization by nilotinib in two pretreated patients with KIT/PDGFRA wild-type metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours
    Maria Abbondanza Pantaleo
    Department of Hematology and Oncology Sciences L and A Seràgnoli, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Drugs 23:567-72. 2012
    ..In-vitro studies and clinical analyses are warranted to evaluate a potential correlation between nilotinib activity and WT genotype or other clinical/pathological features...
  8. doi request reprint Expression of IGF-1 receptor in KIT/PDGF receptor-α wild-type gastrointestinal stromal tumors with succinate dehydrogenase complex dysfunction
    Margherita Nannini
    Department of Hematology and Oncological Sciences L and A Seràgnoli, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Future Oncol 9:121-6. 2013
    ..This report would suggest that IGF1R overexpression in KIT/PDGFRA WT GIST could be driven by the loss-of-function of the SDH mitochondrial complex...
  9. doi request reprint Differential expression of neural markers in KIT and PDGFRA wild-type gastrointestinal stromal tumours
    Maria A Pantaleo
    Department of Hematology and Oncology Sciences, L A Seragnoli, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Histopathology 59:1071-80. 2011
    ..To compare the genomic signatures of wild-type (WT) and mutated GISTs and the murine interstitial cells of Cajal (ICCs) to find markers of cell differentiation and other functions that may identify cells that give rise to WT tumours...
  10. doi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor expression in wild-type GISTs: a potential novel therapeutic target
    Maria A Pantaleo
    Department of Hematology and Oncology Sciences L A Seragnoli, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Cancer 125:2991-4. 2009
    ..Both young adult with WT GIST had the over-expression of IGF1R at mRNA and protein level. These results further confirm the hypothesis that IGF1R may be a potential therapeutic target in GISTs lacking KIT and PDGFRA mutations...
  11. doi request reprint Severe adhesive small bowel obstruction
    Salomone Di Saverio
    Emergency Surgery Unit, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Front Med 6:436-9. 2012
    ..Research interest and clinical evidence are increasing in adhesions prevention. Hyaluronic acid-carboxycellulose membrane and icodextrin may reduce incidence of adhesions...
  12. doi request reprint Late recurrences of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) after 5 years of follow-up
    Margherita Nannini
    Department of Hematology and Oncology Sciences L A Seragnoli, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Med Oncol 29:144-50. 2012
    ....
  13. pmc A prospective, multi centre, randomized clinical study to compare the efficacy and safety of Ertapenem 3 days versus Ampicillin-Sulbactam 3 days in the treatment of localized community acquired intra-abdominal infection. (T.E.A. Study: Three days Ertapene
    Federico Coccolini
    Unit of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery, St, Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:42. 2011
    ..Ampicillin-Sulbactam is a commonly used "first line" antibiotic for intra-abdominal infections. Ertapenem and Ampicillin-sulbactam are recommended as primary treatment agents for localized peritonitis by both the SIS and IDSA guidelines...
  14. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumor in clinical practice in Italy: a critical "event tree model" analysis of decision-making processes and outcomes
    Maria Abbondanza Pantaleo
    Institute of Hematology and Medical Oncology L and A Seragnoli and Interdepartmental Centre for Cancer Research G Prodi, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna
    Tumori 96:219-28. 2010
    ..This paper reports and comments on a critical picture of the management of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors who received at least one treatment before arriving at our GIST Study Group...
  15. ncbi request reprint 259 Patients with DCIS of the breast applying USC/Van Nuys prognostic index: a retrospective review with long term follow up
    Salomone Di Saverio
    Emergency and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Breast Unit, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:405-16. 2008
    ..This score combines three independent predictors of Local Recurrence. The VNPI has recently been updated with the addition of age as a fourth parameter into the scoring system (University of Southern California/ VNPI)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hernioplasty with Surgisis Inguinal Hernia Matrix (IHM)
    Stefano Gagliardi
    St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Surg Technol Int 16:128-33. 2007
    ..An extra stitch is placed between the two tails to close the new deep orifice. We conclude that an hernioplasty using Surgisis IHM is feasible with promising results...
  17. ncbi request reprint Small bowel tumours in emergency surgery: specificity of clinical presentation
    Fausto Catena
    St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Emergency Surgery, Bologna, Italy
    ANZ J Surg 75:997-9. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint An innovative abdominal wall repair technique for infected prosthesis: the Eskimo technique
    Federico Coccolini
    Department of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 17:354-8. 2011
    ..This technique confirmed that biological prostheses can be used safely and effectively for implantation in sites of infection...
  19. doi request reprint Peritoneal adhesions to prosthetic materials: an experimental comparative study of treated and untreated polypropylene meshes placed in the abdominal cavity
    Luca Ansaloni
    Unit of General, Emergency, and Transplant Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:369-74. 2009
    ..The aim of this experimental study in a rat model was to assess the role of some materials, when combined with PP, in preventing the adhesions' formation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Immune response to small intestinal submucosa (surgisis) implant in humans: preliminary observations
    Luca Ansaloni
    Unit of General Surgery, University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Invest Surg 20:237-41. 2007
    ..Thus, this study showed that in a small series of patients the SIS elicits an antibody response without clinical rejection of the xenograft and minimal postoperative complications...
  21. doi request reprint Water-soluble contrast medium (gastrografin) value in adhesive small intestine obstruction (ASIO): a prospective, randomized, controlled, clinical trial
    Salomone Di Saverio
    Emergency Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna, Italy
    World J Surg 32:2293-304. 2008
    ..The diagnostic and therapeutic role of water-soluble contrast medium (Gastrografin) in ASIO is still debated. This study was designed to determine the therapeutic role of Gastrografin in patients with ASIO...
  22. doi request reprint Changes in the outcomes of severe trauma patients from 15-year experience in a Western European trauma ICU of Emilia Romagna region (1996-2010). A population cross-sectional survey study
    Salomone Di Saverio
    Trauma Surgery Unit, Department of Emergency, Maggiore Hospital Trauma Center, AUSL Bologna Local Health District, Bologna, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 399:109-26. 2014
    ..In addition recent Government policy in safety regulations for road traffic accident (RTA) prevention, such compulsory helmet use (2000) and seatbelt restraint (2003) were issued with aim of decreasing mortality rate for trauma...
  23. pmc Surgical second-look in high risk gastrointestinal stromal tumor of small intestine: A case report
    Margherita Nannini
    Department of Hematology and Oncology Sciences L A Seragnoli, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg Case Rep 4:7-10. 2013
    ..Current clinical practice does not envisage second-look surgery in GIST patients at high risk of developing peritoneal recurrence, and no literature data are available...
  24. doi request reprint A molecular portrait of gastrointestinal stromal tumors: an integrative analysis of gene expression profiling and high-resolution genomic copy number
    Annalisa Astolfi
    Interdepartmental Centre for Cancer Research G Prodi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Lab Invest 90:1285-94. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Skin angiosarcoma arising in an irradiated breast: case-report and literature review
    Fausto Catena
    St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti, Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 32:447-55. 2006
    ..Angiosarcoma (AS) is a rare, invasive malignancy originating from endothelial cells caused by many different clinical situations. AS following radiotherapy for breast cancer after conservative surgery is a rare but well-known association...
  26. doi request reprint SDHA loss-of-function mutations in KIT-PDGFRA wild-type gastrointestinal stromal tumors identified by massively parallel sequencing
    Maria A Pantaleo
    Department of Hematology and Oncological Sciences L A Seragnoli, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:983-7. 2011
    ..This is the first report, to our knowle dge, that identifies SDHA inactivation as a common oncogenic event in GISTs that lack a mutation in KIT and PDGFRA...
  27. doi request reprint Systemic cytokine response after emergency and elective surgery for colorectal carcinoma
    Fausto Catena
    Transplant, General and Emergency Surgery Department, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:803-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to compare the SC response after emergency resection with that after elective resections of colorectal carcinoma...
  28. ncbi request reprint Tubercular bowel perforation: what to do?
    Federico Coccolini
    Department of Surgery, Bologna University, St Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 17:66-74. 2011
    ..This pathology has several complications, including free intestinal perforation. The aim of this study was to analytically summarize all the pertinent literature discussing the various treatments for TB-related perforations...
  29. ncbi request reprint The analgesic efficacy of continuous elastomeric pump ropivacaine wound instillation after appendectomy
    Luca Ansaloni
    Unit of Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgical and Anaesthesiological Sciences, University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Anesth 19:256-63. 2007
    ..To evaluate the analgesic efficacy and safety of ropivacaine 0.2% when administered continuously via elastomeric pump after appendectomy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Clinical, radiological and biological features of lung metastases in gastrointestinal stromal tumors (case reports)
    Margherita Nannini
    University of Bologna, Department of Hematology and Oncological Sciences L A Seragnoli, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Oncol Rep 25:113-20. 2011
    ..Moreover, we discuss some biological aspects of this relatively rare occurrence and the resulting clinical implications. These findings may help clinicians to manage lung metastases arising from GISTs in future...
  31. doi request reprint Colorectal stenting as a bridge to surgery reduces morbidity and mortality in left-sided malignant obstruction: a predictive risk score-based comparative study
    Vincenzo Cennamo
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 44:508-14. 2012
    ..The Physiological and Operative Severity Score for the enUmeration of Mortality and morbidity model, and its Portsmouth and colorectal modifications are used to predict postoperative mortality and morbidity after colorectal surgery...
  32. pmc Small bowel emergency surgery: literature's review
    Carlo Vallicelli
    General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery Dept, Sant Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 6:1. 2011
    ..The aim of the present review is to provide the main indications to face the principal pathologies an emergency surgeon has to face with during his daily activity...
  33. doi request reprint Predictive factors of morbidity and mortality in grade IV and V liver trauma undergoing perihepatic packing: single institution 14 years experience at European trauma centre
    Salomone Di Saverio
    Department of Emergency, Emergency Surgery and Trauma Surgery Unit, Maggiore Hospital, Bologna Local Health District, Bologna, Italy
    Injury 43:1347-54. 2012
    ..Major liver trauma in polytraumatic patients accounts for significant morbidity and mortality. We aimed to assess prognostic factors for morbidity and mortality in patients with severe liver trauma undergoing perihepatic packing...
  34. pmc Postoperative Delirium after elective and emergency surgery: analysis and checking of risk factors. A study protocol
    Vanni Agnoletti
    Department of Anaesthesiology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    BMC Surg 5:12. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Necrotizing fasciitis: a dramatic surgical emergency
    Fausto Catena
    Department of Emergency Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 11:44-8. 2004
    ..Overall mortality rates of 33-73% have been reported. The aim of this study was to report the experience with necrotizing fasciitis of an emergency surgery department...
  36. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic treatment of gastric GIST: report of 21 cases and literature's review
    Fausto Catena
    Transplant, General and Emergency Surgery Department, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:561-8. 2008
    ..This paper describes the problems of minimally invasive resection of gastric GISTs and compares this experience with an extensive literature review...
  37. doi request reprint Combined treatment strategies in gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) after imatinib and sunitinib therapy
    Maria Abbondanza Pantaleo
    Department of Hematology and Oncological Sciences L A Seragnoli, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Cancer Treat Rev 36:63-8. 2010
    ..This mini-review outlines the rationale for developing new combined therapeutic approaches, and describes the state of the art of the various potential strategies and the promising research perspectives...
  38. ncbi request reprint Ogilvie's syndrome treatment
    Fausto Catena
    Emergency Surgery DPT, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Acta Biomed 74:26-9. 2003
    ..Rarely this disease has to be treated by the surgeon but operations may be indicated in case of medical treatment failure...
  39. pmc WSES SM (World Society of Emergency Surgery Summer Meeting) highlights: emergency surgery around the world (Brazil, Finland, USA)
    Renato Poggetti
    General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery DPT St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 4:11. 2009
    ..Brazil, Finland and US emergency surgery models are presented discussing all criticisms showed during the WSES Summer Meeting 2008...
  40. pmc Combined kidney-liver, heart-liver, and kidney-pancreas transplantations from a single deceased donor
    Matteo Ravaioli
    Department of Liver and Multi organ Transplantation, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Case Rep Transplant 2012:849619. 2012
    ..This is the first report of combined heart and split liver in two adults which may suggest new strategies for organ transplantations...
  41. doi request reprint Effect of early antibiotic prophylaxis with ertapenem and meropenem in experimental acute pancreatitis in rats
    Fausto Catena
    Transplant, General and Emergency Surgery DPT, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 16:328-32. 2009
    ..The effect of two antibiotic treatments for early prophylaxis was studied in the taurocholate model of necrotizing pancreatitis in the rat...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized, double-blind, controlled trial comparing Lichtenstein's repair of inguinal hernia with polypropylene mesh versus Surgisis gold soft tissue graft: preliminary results
    Luca Ansaloni
    Department of Anesthesiological and Surgical Sciences, Unit of Emergency Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Acta Biomed 74:10-4. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Emergency surgery for patients with colorectal cancer over 90 years of age
    Fausto Catena
    Department of Emergency Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:1538-9. 2002
    ..This report examines our experience and results in the emergency treatment of patients older than 90 years with colorectal cancer...