Fausto Catena

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Hemothorax caused by rupture of a primitive thoracic leiomyosarcoma of the thoracic aorta: description of a case and literature review
    F Catena
    Department of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:688-9. 2008
  2. pmc Prosthetic abdominal wall hernia repair in emergency surgery: from polypropylene to biological meshes
    G Campanelli
    Department, of Surgery University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 3:33. 2008
  3. 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi 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
  7. doi Pulsatile perfusion of kidney allografts with Celsior solution
    F Catena
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:3971-2. 2010
  8. ncbi Use of porcine dermal collagen graft (Permacol) for hernia repair in contaminated fields
    F Catena
    General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery DPT, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Hernia 11:57-60. 2007
  9. doi 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
  10. 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

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  1. doi Hemothorax caused by rupture of a primitive thoracic leiomyosarcoma of the thoracic aorta: description of a case and literature review
    F Catena
    Department of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:688-9. 2008
  2. pmc Prosthetic abdominal wall hernia repair in emergency surgery: from polypropylene to biological meshes
    G Campanelli
    Department, of Surgery University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 3:33. 2008
    ..The "remodeling" process is made possible through a process of incorporation, where a reproduction of a site-specific tissue similar to the original host tissue is created...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. ncbi 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
    ....
  7. doi Pulsatile perfusion of kidney allografts with Celsior solution
    F Catena
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:3971-2. 2010
    ..This prospective analysis describes all cadaveric renal allografts transplanted at our center that were preserved with PP using Celsior solution...
  8. ncbi Use of porcine dermal collagen graft (Permacol) for hernia repair in contaminated fields
    F Catena
    General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery DPT, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Hernia 11:57-60. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of incisional hernia repair using PDC as a mesh in complicated cases involving contamination...
  9. doi 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...
  10. 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...
  11. doi 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...
  12. doi Microscopic margins of resection influence primary gastrointestinal stromal tumor survival
    Fausto Catena
    MaTransplant, General and Emergency Surgery Department, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital Bologna, Italy
    Onkologie 35:645-8. 2012
    ..This study analyzes the outcomes of 151 patients with GIST treated at 3 institutions. These institutions comprise the GISTologist Study Group and provided follow-up data...
  13. doi 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...
  14. doi 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...
  15. doi 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...
  16. doi 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...
  17. doi 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
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. doi 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)...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi 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)...
  24. doi 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...
  25. doi 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...
  26. doi 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...
  27. doi 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...
  28. ncbi 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...
  29. ncbi The NOTA Study (Non Operative Treatment for Acute Appendicitis): Prospective Study on the Efficacy and Safety of Antibiotics (Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid) for Treating Patients With Right Lower Quadrant Abdominal Pain and Long-Term Follow-up of Conser
    Salomone Di Saverio
    Trauma Surgery Unit, Maggiore Hospital Regional Trauma Center, Bologna Local Health District, AUSL, Bologna, Italy I Unit, General and Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy Department of Surgery, Hospital of Macerata, Macerata, Italy and Emergency and Trauma Surgery Department, Maggiore Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Ann Surg 260:109-17. 2014
    ..To assess the safety and efficacy of antibiotics treatment for suspected acute uncomplicated appendicitis and to monitor the long term follow-up of non-operated patients...
  30. doi 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...
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. doi 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...
  34. ncbi Stapled versus hand-sewn anastomoses in emergency intestinal surgery: results of a prospective randomized study
    Fausto Catena
    Department of Emergency Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Surg Today 34:123-6. 2004
    ..Thus, we compared the short-term outcomes of patients with sutured as opposed to stapled anastomoses in emergency intestinal surgery...
  35. 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...
  36. doi 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
    ....
  37. ncbi 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...
  38. doi Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in blunt abdominal trauma: considerations after 5 years of experience
    M Valentino
    U O Radiologia, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Radiol Med 114:1080-93. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the diagnostic capability of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) in a large series of patients with blunt abdominal trauma...
  39. ncbi Hernia repair with porcine small-intestinal submucosa
    L Ansaloni
    Unit of General, Transplant and Emergency Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Hernia 11:321-6. 2007
    ..In order to address these disadvantages, a collagen-based material, the porcine small-intestinal submucosa mesh (Surgisis Inguinal Hernia Matrix, Cook Surgical, Bloomington, IN, USA), has recently been developed for hernia repair...
  40. doi Risk factors and incidence of postoperative delirium in elderly patients after elective and emergency surgery
    L Ansaloni
    Unit of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Italy
    Br J Surg 97:273-80. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the incidence of postoperative delirium (POD) in elderly patients undergoing general surgery, the risk factors associated with POD, and its impact on hospital stay and mortality...
  41. doi 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...
  42. ncbi 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...
  43. ncbi Lichtenstein repair of inguinal hernia with Surgisis inguinal hernia matrix soft-tissue graft in immunodepressed patients
    F Catena
    Emergency Surgery DPT, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Hernia 9:29-31. 2005
    ..Thus Lichtenstein's hernioplasty using the Surgisis inguinal hernia matrix soft-tissue graft in immunodepressed patients promises safety and efficacy...
  44. pmc Peritoneal adhesion index (PAI): proposal of a score for the "ignored iceberg" of medicine and surgery
    Federico Coccolini
    General and Emergency Surgery Department, Papa Giovanni XXIII hospital, Piazza OMS Organizzazione Mondiale della Sanità 1, 24128, Bergamo, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 8:6. 2013
    ....
  45. 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:..
  46. ncbi Use of prosthetic mesh in complicated incisional hernias
    F Catena
    Department of Emergency Surgery, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Minerva Chir 57:363-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to report our experience about the treatment of complicated IH with prosthetic materials in an emergency surgery setting...
  47. pmc Italian Biological Prosthesis Work-Group (IBPWG): proposal for a decisional model in using biological prosthesis
    Federico Coccolini
    General and Emergency Surgery Department, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 7:34. 2012
    ..Indications for repair of abdominal hernia are well established and widely diffused. Controversies still exist about the indication in using the different prosthetic materials and principally about the biological ones...
  48. 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...
  49. doi Surgical debulking of gastrointestinal stromal tumors: is it a reasonable option after second-line treatment with sunitinib?
    M A Pantaleo
    Institute of Hematology and Medical Oncology L A Seragnoli, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:625-30. 2008
    ..Most patients have an unresectable disease and do not have any other therapeutical options except for clinical trials...
  50. ncbi Importance of renal mass on graft function outcome after 12 months of cadaveric donor kidney transplantation
    F Catena
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1093-4. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate kidney weight (cadaveric donor) and its relationship to creatinine clearance (CrCl) after 12 months posttransplantation...
  51. ncbi Increased generation of reactive oxygen species in isolated rat fatty liver during postischemic reoxygenation
    B Nardo
    Dipartimento di Discipline Chirurgiche, Rianimatorie e dei Trapianti, University of Bologna, Policlinico Sant Orsola, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Transplantation 71:1816-20. 2001
    ..Thus, this study aimed to compare the ROS formation that occurs during postanoxic reoxygenation in isolated normal and fatty livers...
  52. ncbi Surgical strategy in abdominal organs retrieval from elderly donors
    B Nardo
    Department of Transplant, Resuscitation and Surgical Disciplines, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Minerva Chir 57:301-8. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to report our experience during liver harvesting from donors over 70 years old and during transplantations of these grafts...
  53. ncbi Experimental evaluation of Surgisis as scaffold for neointestine regeneration in a rat model
    L Ansaloni
    Unità di Chirurgia d Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 38:1844-8. 2006
    ..The preliminary results of this study showed that Surgisis allowed rapid regeneration of mucosa and smooth muscle and therefore may be a promising material for the creation of a neointestine...
  54. doi Gastrointestinal perforations following kidney transplantation
    F Catena
    St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:1895-6. 2008
    ..Reduction of these complications may be achieved by improved surgical management, preventive measures, prompt diagnosis, and a reduced immunosuppressive protocol...
  55. ncbi Kidney preservation with university of Wisconsin and Celsior solution: a prospective multicenter randomized study
    A Faenza
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Transplantation 72:1274-7. 2001
    ..W. solution. When using Celsior during multiple-organ donor harvesting it would be possible to perform an in situ flush of all intra-abdominal and intrathoracic organs with a single cold storage solution...
  56. ncbi Laparoscopic appendectomy in Italy: an appraisal of 26,863 cases
    Ferdinando Agresta
    Ospedale Civile, Vittorio Veneto, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 14:1-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the practice of laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) in Italy...
  57. ncbi 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
    ....