M Falconi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Verona
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The determinant factors of recurrence following resection for ductal pancreatic cancer
    Giuliano Barugola
    B Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Verona Verona, Italy
    JOP 8:132-40. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Prognostic relevance of lymph node ratio and number of resected nodes after curative resection of ampulla of Vater carcinoma
    Massimo Falconi
    Chirurgia Generale B Pancreas Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3178-86. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms and chronic pancreatitis
    Giorgio Talamini
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pancreatology 6:626-34. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Mucinous cystic carcinoma of the pancreas: a unique cell line and xenograft model of a preinvasive lesion
    Claudio Sorio
    Dipartimento di Patologia, Universita di Verona, Strada Le Grazie 8, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Virchows Arch 446:239-45. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Role of unlabelled somatostatin analogues in the prevention of complications after elective pancreatic and peripancreatic surgery: a critical review
    M Falconi
    Department of Surgery, G B Rossi Hospital, LA Scuro Square, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:S121-7. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Surgical management of insulinomas: short- and long-term outcomes after enucleations and pancreatic resections
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Chirurgia Generale B, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Piazzale LA Scuro, 10 37134, Verona, Italy
    Arch Surg 147:261-6. 2012
  7. pmc Methylation-associated down-regulation of RASSF1A and up-regulation of RASSF1C in pancreatic endocrine tumors
    Giorgio Malpeli
    Department of Pathology and Diagnostics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    BMC Cancer 11:351. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of functioning endocrine pancreatic tumors
    M Falconi
    Surgical Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:75-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Well-differentiated pancreatic nonfunctioning tumors/carcinoma
    Massimo Falconi
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Neuroendocrinology 84:196-211. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Isolated blunt duodenal trauma: delayed diagnosis and favorable outcome with "quadruple tube" decompression
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    JOP 8:617-20. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint The determinant factors of recurrence following resection for ductal pancreatic cancer
    Giuliano Barugola
    B Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Verona Verona, Italy
    JOP 8:132-40. 2007
    ..The aim of this review is to point out the major factors most commonly identified as determinants of both recurrence and relapse...
  2. doi request reprint Prognostic relevance of lymph node ratio and number of resected nodes after curative resection of ampulla of Vater carcinoma
    Massimo Falconi
    Chirurgia Generale B Pancreas Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3178-86. 2008
    ..No study has investigated the significance of the ratio between metastatic and resected/examined lymph nodes (LNR) in patients with AVC...
  3. ncbi request reprint Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms and chronic pancreatitis
    Giorgio Talamini
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pancreatology 6:626-34. 2006
    ..Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) may present with clinical and radiological pictures resembling those of chronic pancreatitis (CP)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mucinous cystic carcinoma of the pancreas: a unique cell line and xenograft model of a preinvasive lesion
    Claudio Sorio
    Dipartimento di Patologia, Universita di Verona, Strada Le Grazie 8, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Virchows Arch 446:239-45. 2005
    ..MCC1 is sensitive to 5-fluorouracil, representing the first assessment of drug sensitivity for MCC. Finally, MCC1 is a suitable model for preclinical studies, as it grows in immunodeficient mice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Role of unlabelled somatostatin analogues in the prevention of complications after elective pancreatic and peripancreatic surgery: a critical review
    M Falconi
    Department of Surgery, G B Rossi Hospital, LA Scuro Square, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:S121-7. 2004
    ..Finally, the selection of the centres that enrol the patients must be considered, since the expertise of each operator or of the team, affects, as an independent variable, both morbidity and mortality...
  6. doi request reprint Surgical management of insulinomas: short- and long-term outcomes after enucleations and pancreatic resections
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Chirurgia Generale B, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Piazzale LA Scuro, 10 37134, Verona, Italy
    Arch Surg 147:261-6. 2012
    ..To analyze the characteristics and outcomes following enucleation and pancreatic resections of insulinomas...
  7. pmc Methylation-associated down-regulation of RASSF1A and up-regulation of RASSF1C in pancreatic endocrine tumors
    Giorgio Malpeli
    Department of Pathology and Diagnostics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    BMC Cancer 11:351. 2011
    ..The RASSF1 locus contains two CpG islands (A and C) and generates seven transcripts (RASSF1A-RASSF1G) by differential promoter usage and alternative splicing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of functioning endocrine pancreatic tumors
    M Falconi
    Surgical Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:75-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Well-differentiated pancreatic nonfunctioning tumors/carcinoma
    Massimo Falconi
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Neuroendocrinology 84:196-211. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Isolated blunt duodenal trauma: delayed diagnosis and favorable outcome with "quadruple tube" decompression
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    JOP 8:617-20. 2007
    ..The early identification of a duodenal injury is usually difficult, considering the anatomical location of the duodenum and lack of peritoneal signs and diagnostic delay is part of the clinical picture in most cases...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic insufficiency after different resections for benign tumours
    M Falconi
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Br J Surg 95:85-91. 2008
    ..Pancreatic resections for benign diseases may lead to long-term endocrine/exocrine impairment. The aim of this study was to compare postoperative and long-term results after different pancreatic resections for benign disease...
  12. pmc The relevance of gastrointestinal fistulae in clinical practice: a review
    M Falconi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Ospedale Policlinico, Verona, Italy
    Gut 49:iv2-10. 2001
    ..Therefore, gastrointestinal fistulae remain an important complication following gastrointestinal surgery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of lanreotide effects on human exocrine pancreatic secretion after a single dose: preliminary study
    M Falconi
    Endocrine Surgery, Surgical Department, Policlinico Borgo Roma, Verona, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:127-32. 2002
    ..Total parenteral nutrition and somatostatin or analogues represent a consolidated therapeutic approach for external fistulas, a frequent complication of major pancreatic surgery...
  14. doi request reprint Parenchyma-preserving resections for small nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine tumors
    Massimo Falconi
    Chirurgia Generale B Pancreas Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1621-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate perioperative and long-term outcomes after PPRs for NF-PETs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Carcinoma of pancreatic body and tail: are there improvements in diagnosis and treatment modalities over the past decade?
    M Falconi
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:421-7. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study is to assess whether or not there has been improvement in the therapeutic strategy for body-tail pancreatic carcinoma over the past decade...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic metastasis from leiomyosarcoma of the broad ligament of the uterus
    Massimo Falconi
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 7:94-5. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Surgical strategy in the treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
    Massimo Falconi
    B Unit of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Italy
    JOP 7:150-6. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of Frey's procedure for chronic pancreatitis: a longitudinal prospective study on 40 patients
    Massimo Falconi
    Department of Surgical, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:504-10. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Early detection of pancreatic cancer following the diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis
    G Talamini
    Gastroenterological, University of Verona, Italy
    Digestion 60:554-61. 1999
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Primary tumour resection in metastatic nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine carcinomas
    R Bettini
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:49-55. 2009
    ..The role of debulking surgery in metastatic nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine carcinomas (M-NF-PECs) with resectable primary tumour and unresectable liver metastases is debated...
  21. doi request reprint "Paraduodenal" pancreatitis: results of surgery on 58 consecutives patients from a single institution
    L Casetti
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    World J Surg 33:2664-9. 2009
    ..The objective of the present study was to investigate the clinical characteristics, therapeutic strategies, and results in 58 patients undergoing pancreatic resection for PP...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of efficacy of the somatostatin analogue octreotide as first line therapy for advanced pancreatic endocrine carcinoma
    G Butturini
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Verona, Chirurgia B, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Endocr Relat Cancer 13:1213-21. 2006
    ..A Ki-67 index>or=5% and/or the presence of weight loss may justify more aggressive therapy without waiting for radiologically proven progression of disease...
  23. doi request reprint Resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma: is the enhancement pattern at contrast-enhanced ultrasonography a pre-operative prognostic factor?
    M D'Onofrio
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital G B Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 35:1929-37. 2009
    ..0001) as a predictor of higher mortality. In conclusion, CEUS enables accurate depiction of the vascularization of adenocarcinoma, with positive correlation to histology grade and MVD...
  24. doi request reprint Prognostic factors at diagnosis and value of WHO classification in a mono-institutional series of 180 non-functioning pancreatic endocrine tumours
    R Bettini
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:903-8. 2008
    ..The present study assessed survival, value of World Health Organisation (WHO) classification and prognostic utility of clinicopathological parameters at diagnosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological features and treatment of intraductal papillary mucinous tumour of the pancreas
    M Falconi
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Br J Surg 88:376-81. 2001
    ..The surgical strategy in patients with a pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous tumour (IPMT) is still controversial. In this study the pathological findings in a series of patients were used to rationalize surgical choice...
  26. ncbi request reprint Management of complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy in a high volume centre: results on 150 consecutive patients
    C Bassi
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, Endocrine and Pancreatic Unit, University of Verona, Hospital G B Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Dig Surg 18:453-7; discussion 458. 2001
    ..The continued high morbidity of PDs is compensated by the ability to treat complications non-operatively, resulting in a surgical risk that should now be considered medium to low in high volume centres...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis for septic complications in acute necrotizing pancreatitis
    C Bassi
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, Hospital G.B. Rossi, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 8:211-5. 2001
    ..Strong consideration should be given to treating patients with severe pancreatitis with broadspectrum antibiotics, selective digestive decontamination, and enteral nutrition...
  28. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake, cigarette smoking, and body mass index in patients with alcohol-associated pancreatitis
    G Talamini
    Gastroenterological and Surgical Department, University of Verona, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 31:314-7. 2000
    ..07-1.33; p < 0.00015) in favor of acute alcoholic pancreatitis. In male patients, from an epidemiologic standpoint, only smoking habits and BMI are significant differences at clinical onset between the two types of pancreatitis...
  29. ncbi request reprint High recurrence rate after atypical resection for pancreatic metastases from renal cell carcinoma
    C Bassi
    Pancreatic Unit, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Policlinico B Roma, Verona University, Verona, Italy
    Br J Surg 90:555-9. 2003
    ..Pancreatic metastases from renal cell carcinoma are rare but highly resectable. The aim of this study was to review a series of patients with this condition...
  30. doi request reprint Perfusion CT can predict tumoral grading of pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    M D'Onofrio
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital G B Rossi Piazzale L A Scuro 10, 37134 University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 82:227-33. 2013
    ..To describe perfusion CT features of locally advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and to evaluate correlation with tumor grading...
  31. pmc Pancreatic endocrine tumours: mutational and immunohistochemical survey of protein kinases reveals alterations in targetable kinases in cancer cell lines and rare primaries
    V Corbo
    ARC NET Center for the Applied Research on Cancer Networking, Department of Pathology and Diagnostics, University and Hospital Trust of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:127-34. 2012
    ..Kinases represent potential therapeutic targets in pancreatic endocrine tumours (PETs)...
  32. ncbi request reprint A case of intraductal papillary mucinous tumour following recurrent attacks of pancreatitis lasting 26 years
    L Landoni
    Surgical Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:585-8. 2007
    ..This report represents a slippery case of misdiagnosis and demonstrates that follow-up is always mandatory following a diagnosis of idiopathic chronic pancreatitis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Surgical strategy in the treatment of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumours
    M Falconi
    Endocrinochirurgia, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Ann Oncol 12:S101-3. 2001
    ..The surgical procedures of choice in relation to the different tumour subtypes are also analyzed, and the main controversies relating to cytoreductive surgery are discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Previous cholecystectomy, gastrectomy, and diabetes mellitus are not crucial risk factors for pancreatic cancer in patients with chronic pancreatitis
    G Talamini
    Gastroenterological and Surgical Department, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Pancreas 23:364-7. 2001
    ..In the general population, cholecystectomy, diabetes, and chronic pancreatitis seem to be associated with an increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint Enucleation of pancreatic neoplasms
    S Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Piazzale L A Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Br J Surg 94:1254-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate postoperative and long-term oncological and functional results after pancreatic enucleation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of octreotide in the treatment of external pancreatic pure fistulas: a single-institution prospective experience
    C Bassi
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, I 37134 Verona, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 385:10-3. 2000
    ..Octreotide was studied in the treatment of pure external pancreatic fistulas...
  37. pmc Cancer of the ampulla of Vater: chromosome 17p allelic loss is associated with poor prognosis
    A Scarpa
    Department of Pathology Anatomical Pathology Section, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Gut 46:842-8. 2000
    ..Nevertheless, any cancer stage includes long term survivors and patients dying from the disease. The molecular anomalies involved in this process have the potential to serve as additional prognostic markers...
  38. ncbi request reprint Gemcitabine and continuous infusion of 5-fluorouracil in locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer: a phase I-II study
    C Oliani
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Verona, Italy
    Anticancer Res 24:2107-12. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Infection prevention in necrotizing pancreatitis: an old challenge with new perspectives
    G Butturini
    Pancreatic Unit Surgical Department, Verona University, Verona, Italy
    J Hosp Infect 49:4-8. 2001
    ..The aim of this paper is to present an up-to-date assessment of current challenges in the management of necrotizing pancreatitis in order to prevent infection...
  40. ncbi request reprint In vivo octreotide administration acutely reduces exocrine granule size in the human pancreas
    M Falconi
    Departments of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Section of Anatomy and Histology, University of Verona, Strada Le Grazie, I-37134 Verona, Italy
    Pancreatology 1:30-5. 2001
    ..Such an effect is not maintained over multiple administrations of the somatostatin analogue. Possible explanations for this latter finding are discussed...
  41. pmc Middle pancreatectomy: indications, short- and long-term operative outcomes
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 246:69-76. 2007
    ..To evaluate the indications, perioperative, and long-term outcomes of a large cohort of patients who underwent middle pancreatectomy (MP)...
  42. pmc Amylase value in drains after pancreatic resection as predictive factor of postoperative pancreatic fistula: results of a prospective study in 137 patients
    Enrico Molinari
    Department of Surgery and Gastroenterology, University of Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 246:281-7. 2007
    ..The correlation of the amylase value in drains (AVD) with the development of pancreatic fistula (PF) is still unclear...
  43. doi request reprint Resectable pancreatic cancer: who really benefits from resection?
    Giuliano Barugola
    Chirurgia Generale B, Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3316-22. 2009
    ..The 1-year disease-related mortality after resection for pancreatic cancer is approximately 30%. This study examined potential preoperative parameters that would help avoid unnecessary surgery...
  44. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced sonography of nonfunctioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
    Roberto Malago
    Department of Radiology, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:424-30. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to compare B-mode and contrast-enhanced sonographic findings regarding nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine tumors. Signs of malignancy, such as Ki67 index and presence of hepatic metastasis, were considered...
  45. doi request reprint Resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma: depiction of tumoral margins at contrast-enhanced ultrasonography
    Niccolo Faccioli
    Radiology Department, G B Rossi Hospital, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pancreas 37:265-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate if contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) improves the depiction of tumoral margins of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in relation to tumor enhancement, using pathology as criterion standard...
  46. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonography of the pancreas. 7. Intraoperative imaging
    M D'Onofrio
    Department of Radiology, G B Rossi Hospital, University of Verona, Piazzale L A Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 32:200-6. 2007
    ..The role of IOUS, however, has recently been down-sized, especially in those centers where preoperative imaging is advanced. This article will review the clinical role of pancreatic IOUS in the different pancreatic pathologies...
  47. doi request reprint Imaging of neuroendocrine gastroenteropancreatic tumours
    R Graziani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Policlinico G B Rossi, Istituto di Radiologia, Verona, Italy
    Radiol Med 115:1047-64. 2010
    ..Lastly, a small percentage of NFETs has yet a different appearance ("unusual") due to the cystic nature and/or diffuse location throughout the pancreatic parenchyma...
  48. ncbi request reprint Outcome of open necrosectomy in acute pancreatitis
    C Bassi
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, Pancreatic Unit, Verona University, Verona, Italy
    Pancreatology 3:128-32. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to review the most recent literature in order to present an update of open surgical management of infected necrosis...
  49. pmc Molecular characterization of pancreatic serous microcystic adenomas: evidence for a tumor suppressor gene on chromosome 10q
    P S Moore
    Departments of Pathology and Surgery, , Verona, Italy
    Am J Pathol 158:317-21. 2001
    ..Our study indicates that the involvement of chromosomal arms 10q and 3p is characteristic of SCAs and that the VHL gene is involved in a subset of sporadic cases...
  50. ncbi request reprint Ampulla of vater cancers: T-stage and histological subtype but not Dpc4 expression predict prognosis
    Stefania Beghelli
    Department of Pathology, University of Verona, Strada Le Grazie, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Virchows Arch 441:19-24. 2002
    ..Moreover, comparison of the frequencies of allelic loss on chromosomal arm 18q and the loss of Dpc4 expression (34% and 41%, respectively) is highly suggestive that DPC4 is the major target of these losses...
  51. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasonographic detection of small pancreatic insulinoma
    Mirko D'Onofrio
    Department of Radiology, University of Verona, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 22:413-7. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography better identifies pancreatic tumor vascularization than helical CT
    Mirko D'Onofrio
    Department of Radiology, Policlinico G B Rossi, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pancreatology 5:398-402. 2005
    ..Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) is a recently introduced field of ultrasonography (US). To assess the ability of CEUS to identify the vascularization of solid pancreatic tumors in comparison to helical CT...
  53. pmc Invasive intraductal papillary mucinous carcinomas of the pancreas: predictors of survival and the role of lymph node ratio
    Stefano Partelli
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 251:477-82. 2010
    ..Lymph node metastases are an important prognostic factor for patients with invasive intraductal papillary carcinoma (I-IPMC), but the role of lymph node ratio (LNR) in predicting survival after surgery for I-IPMC is unknown...
  54. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial and mezlocillin-enhancing activity of pure human pancreatic fluid
    C Bassi
    Surgical Department, University of Verona, Borgo Roma Hospital, Italy
    Int J Pancreatol 10:293-7. 1991
    ..These enhancing characteristics might make the commonly used doses sufficient for prophylactic purposes...
  55. doi request reprint Chronic pancreatitis: report from a multicenter Italian survey (PanCroInfAISP) on 893 patients
    L Frulloni
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:311-7. 2009
    ..No data on chronic pancreatitis in Italy are available yet...
  56. ncbi request reprint Management of digestive tract fistulas. A review
    M Falconi
    Servizio di Endocrinochirurgia, Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Gastroenterologiche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italia
    Digestion 60:51-8. 1999
    ..The amount of octreotide administered ranges from 300 to 600 micrograms/day in 3 or 4 daily doses...
  57. ncbi request reprint Nonfunctioning endocrine tumors of the pancreas: possibilities of spiral CT characterization
    C Procacci
    Department of Radiology, University of Verona Medical School, Policlinico G B Rossi, Italy
    Eur Radiol 11:1175-83. 2001
    ..On the other hand, both the solid, hypovascularized NFETs, and the cystic form, cannot be differentiated from the other solid and cystic tumors of the pancreas...
  58. doi request reprint Italian consensus guidelines for chronic pancreatitis
    Luca Frulloni
    Department of Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 42:S381-406. 2010
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Duct-to-mucosa versus end-to-side pancreaticojejunostomy reconstruction after pancreaticoduodenectomy: results of a prospective randomized trial
    Claudio Bassi
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, Endocrine and Pancreatic Unit, Hospital G B Rossi University of Verona, Piazzale L A Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Surgery 134:766-71. 2003
    ..There have been many techniques proposed for the reconstruction of pancreatic digestive continuity, but there have been few prospective and randomized studies that compare their efficacy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Management of 100 consecutive cases of pancreatic serous cystadenoma: wait for symptoms and see at imaging or vice versa?
    Claudio Bassi
    Surgical Gastroenterological Department, Endocrine and Pancreatic Unit, Hospital G B Rossi, University of Verona, 37134, Verona, Italy
    World J Surg 27:319-23. 2003
    ..This is mainly relevant to the oligocystic forms, which account for about one fourth of all serous tumors observed...
  61. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the characterization of pancreatic mucinous cystadenoma
    Mirko D'Onofrio
    Department of Radiology, Policlinico G B Rossi, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 23:1125-9. 2004
  62. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation at the clinical onset of chronic pancreatitis and risk of pancreatic calcifications
    Giorgio Talamini
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pancreas 35:320-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to know whether smoking cessation modifies the course of the disease...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comparison of contrast-enhanced sonography and MRI in displaying anatomic features of cystic pancreatic masses
    Mirko D'Onofrio
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro 10, University of Verona, Verona 37134, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:1435-42. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the accuracy rates of unenhanced sonography, contrast-enhanced sonography, and MRI in displaying the anatomic features of cystic pancreatic masses larger than 1.5 mm in diameter...
  64. ncbi request reprint Open pancreaticogastrostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a pilot study
    Claudio Bassi
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, Hospital, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:1072-80. 2006
    ..The mean hospitalization time was 11.1 days (range, 8-25 days). The results obtained in this pilot study appear encouraging and merit further analysis in a randomized comparative trial...
  65. ncbi request reprint What preoperative assessment is necessary for insulinomas? Calculating the degree of waste: analysis of 29 cases
    Massimo Falconi
    Surgical Department, University of Verona, Verona
    Chir Ital 54:597-604. 2002
    ..Surgery with the help of IOUS, preceded by only one pre-op diagnostic imaging technique represents the best approach for establishing the diagnosis of and treating insulinomas...
  66. pmc Main-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: clinical predictors of malignancy and long-term survival following resection
    Roberto Salvia
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 239:678-85; discussion 685-7. 2004
    ..To describe clinical characteristics and outcomes of a large cohort of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) of the pancreas affecting the main pancreatic duct...
  67. ncbi request reprint Intraductal papillary mucinous tumors of the pancreas. Surgical treatment: at what point should we stop?
    Roberto Salvia
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    JOP 6:112-7. 2005
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography of small solid pseudopapillary tumors of the pancreas: enhancement pattern and pathologic correlation of 2 cases
    Mirko D'Onofrio
    Department of Radiology, Policlinico G B Rossi, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 24:849-54. 2005
    ..The purpose of this series is to describe the value of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) in the characterization of small pseudopapillary tumors (SPTs) of the pancreas...
  69. ncbi request reprint Dpc4 is expressed in virtually all primary and metastatic pancreatic endocrine carcinomas
    Aldo Scarpa
    Dipartimento di Patologia, Universita di Verona, Italy
    Virchows Arch 440:155-9. 2002
    ..Our data suggest that DPC4 is only rarely involved in pancreatic endocrine tumourigenesis and give further weight to the hypothesis that tumours arising from pancreatic exocrine and endocrine epithelia are genetically distinct...
  70. ncbi request reprint Small undifferentiated pancreatic adenocarcinoma which mimics IPMN at imaging
    Mirko D'Onofrio
    Department of Radiology, G B Rossi University Hospital, University of Verona, Italy
    JOP 10:406-8. 2009
    ..To present the case of an unusual presentation at imaging of a very small solid undifferentiated pancreatic adenocarcinoma which mimics a side-branch intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm...
  71. pmc Reconstruction by pancreaticojejunostomy versus pancreaticogastrostomy following pancreatectomy: results of a comparative study
    Claudio Bassi
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, Endocrine and Pancreatic Unit, Hospital G B Rossi, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 242:767-71, discussion 771-3. 2005
    ..To compare the results of pancreaticogastrostomy versus pancreaticojejunostomy following pancreaticoduodenectomy in a prospective and randomized setting...
  72. doi request reprint Autoimmune pancreatitis: differences between the focal and diffuse forms in 87 patients
    Luca Frulloni
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:2288-94. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze clinical and instrumental features of patients suffering from the diffuse and focal forms of AIP...
  73. ncbi request reprint Non-traumatic abdominal emergencies: imaging and intervention in acute pancreatic conditions
    Carlo Procacci
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital G B Rossi, Piazza L A Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Eur Radiol 12:2407-34. 2002
    ..This article focuses on the essential role of radiology and the integration of imaging and intervention in acute pancreatic conditions...
  74. ncbi request reprint The value of standard serum tumor markers in differentiating mucinous from serous cystic tumors of the pancreas: CEA, Ca 19-9, Ca 125, Ca 15-3
    Claudio Bassi
    Endocrine and Pancreatic Unit, Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, Hospital G B Rossi, University of Verona, Piazzale L A Scuro, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 387:281-5. 2002
    ..Examination of preoperative serum tumor markers may help improve preoperative diagnosis...
  75. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic fistula rate after pancreatic resection. The importance of definitions
    Claudio Bassi
    Surgical Science Department, Pancreatic Unit, Hospital G B Rossi, University of Verona, Italy
    Dig Surg 21:54-9. 2004
    ....
  76. doi request reprint Pancreatic endocrine tumors: improved TNM staging and histopathological grading permit a clinically efficient prognostic stratification of patients
    Aldo Scarpa
    Department of Pathology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Mod Pathol 23:824-33. 2010
    ..Ki67-based grading discerns prognosis of patients with same stage diseases...
  77. ncbi request reprint Sonography versus helical CT in identification and staging of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Salvatore Minniti
    Department of Radiology, University of Verona, Piazzale L A Scuro 1, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Clin Ultrasound 31:175-82. 2003
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to compare sonography with helical CT in the identification and staging of ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas...
  78. doi request reprint Identification of a novel antibody associated with autoimmune pancreatitis
    Luca Frulloni
    Section of Gastroenterology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    N Engl J Med 361:2135-42. 2009
    ..The cause of the disease is unknown. Its autoimmune origin has been suggested but never proved, and little is known about the pathogenesis of this condition...
  79. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary approach including receptor radionuclide therapy with 90Y-DOTATOC ([90Y-DOTA0, Tyr3]-octreotide) and 177Lu-DOTATATE ([177Lu-DOTA0, Tyr3]-octreotate) in ectopic cushing syndrome from a metastatic gastrinoma: a promising proposal
    Maria Vittoria Davì
    The Department of Internal Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Endocr Pract 14:213-8. 2008
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Clinical and biological behavior of pancreatic solid pseudopapillary tumors: report on 31 consecutive patients
    Roberto Salvia
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, GB Rossi Hospital, Verona, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 95:304-10. 2007
    ..Solid pseudopapillary tumors (SPTs) represent one of the most uncommon histotypes of all exocrine pancreatic neoplasms...
  81. doi request reprint Middle-preserving pancreatectomy for multicentric body-sparing lesions of the pancreas
    Stefano Partelli
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Am J Surg 198:e49-53. 2009
    ..We sought to analyze a parenchyma-sparing surgical technique consisting of a middle-preserving pancreatectomy (MPP) evaluating feasibility, safety, and oncological and functional outcomes...
  82. doi request reprint SILS cholecystectomy, early experience of a single institution: pilot study of 21 cases
    G Ruffo
    Department of Surgery, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Updates Surg 64:145-8. 2012
    ..For this reason, we are planning a single-institution, prospective randomized controlled trial to compare postoperative pain, operating time and cosmetic result between one port and standard laparoscopic surgery...
  83. ncbi request reprint Review of the clinical, histological, and molecular aspects of pancreatic endocrine neoplasms
    A A Gumbs
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 81:45-53; discussion 54. 2002
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicentre survey on acute pancreatitis in Italy (ProInf-AISP): results on 1005 patients
    G Cavallini
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Verona, Piazzale LA Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:205-11. 2004
    ..Till now, no Italian studies providing information on acute pancreatitis have been published. The aim of this study was to evaluate the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of acute pancreatitis in Italy...
  85. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor: value of contrast enhanced ultrasonography
    M D'Onofrio
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital G B Rossi, Piazza L A Scuro, 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 29:246-58. 2004
  86. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid crisis induced by receptor radionuclide therapy with 90Y-DOTATOC in a case of liver metastases from bronchial neuroendocrine tumor (atypical carcinoid)
    M V Davì
    Biomedical and Surgery Science Department, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:563-7. 2006
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Duodenal duplication cyst causing severe pancreatitis: imaging findings and pathological correlation
    Alessandro Guarise
    Department of Radiology, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro 37134 Verona, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 12:1630-3. 2006
    ..The diagnosis was confirmed by histology...
  88. doi request reprint Pancreatoblastoma in adults: a review of the literature
    Alvise Cavallini
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pancreatology 9:73-80. 2009
    ..Given the rarity of the disease, the aim of this study was to review our personal experience with adult pancreatoblastoma as well as the cases reported in the literature in order to support clinicians observing this entity...
  89. ncbi request reprint Absence of mutations in the transforming growth factor-beta inducible early gene 1, TIEG1, in pancreatic cancer
    Davide Antonello
    Department of Pathology, Universita di Verona, Strada Le Grazie 8, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Cancer Lett 183:179-83. 2002
    ..Likewise, no alterations in expression were found. Thus, an essential role of TIEG1 in pancreatic cancer can be excluded...
  90. doi request reprint Pancreatic endocrine tumors: expression profiling evidences a role for AKT-mTOR pathway
    Edoardo Missiaglia
    Departments of Pathology and Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 28:245-55. 2010
    ..We investigated the global gene expression in a large panel of pancreatic endocrine tumors (PETs) aimed at identifying new potential targets for therapy and biomarkers to predict patient outcome...
  91. doi request reprint Clinicopathological features of pancreatic endocrine tumors: a prospective multicenter study in Italy of 297 sporadic cases
    Alessandro Zerbi
    Department of Surgery, Pancreas Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1421-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to describe the clinical and pathological features of PETs in a prospective, multicenter study...
  92. ncbi request reprint Allelotype of ampulla of Vater cancer: highly frequent involvement of chromosome 11
    Patrick S Moore
    Dipartimento di Patologia Sezione di Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Verona, Strada Le Grazie, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 130:339-45. 2004
    ..To determine the genetic differences/similarities in ampulla of Vater cancers (AVC) with respect to other pancreatic tumor types...
  93. pmc Mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas is not an aggressive entity: lessons from 163 resected patients
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 247:571-9. 2008
    ..We evaluated the clinicopathologic characteristics, prevalence of cancer, and prognosis of a large series of well-characterized MCNs in 2 tertiary centers...
  94. doi request reprint MEN1 in pancreatic endocrine tumors: analysis of gene and protein status in 169 sporadic neoplasms reveals alterations in the vast majority of cases
    Vincenzo Corbo
    ARC NET Research Center Department of Pathology, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi c o Piastra Odontoiatrica, Piazzale L A Scuro 10, Verona, Italy
    Endocr Relat Cancer 17:771-83. 2010
    ....
  95. pmc Branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: to operate or not to operate?
    Roberto Salvia
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Gut 56:1086-90. 2007
    ..Branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (BD-IPMNs) of the pancreas are reported to be less aggressive than the main-duct type. Hence, less aggressive treatment has been proposed for the former...
  96. pmc Low expression of ARHI is associated with shorter progression-free survival in pancreatic endocrine tumors
    Irene Dalai
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Neoplasia 9:181-3. 2007
    ..ARHI is involved in PET progression. Its mRNA expression seemed to be a prognostic factor for disease outcome and, in association with the proliferative index Ki67, a predictor for a rapid tumor relapse...
  97. ncbi request reprint Ampullary somatostatinomas and jejunal gastrointestinal stromal tumor in a patient with Von Recklinghausen's disease
    Rossella Bettini
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Chirurgia Generale B Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale LA Scuro, 10 37134 Verona, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 13:2761-3. 2007
    ..An aggressive surgical approach seems to give long term survival also in metastatic patients...
  98. doi request reprint Endocrine neoplasms of the pancreas: pathologic and genetic features
    Paola Capelli
    Department of Pathology, Section ofAnatomical Pathology, Policlinico G B Rossi, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:350-64. 2009
    ..The latter include more than 90% of PENs whose clinical behavior varies from indolent to malignant and cannot be predicted by their morphology...
  99. pmc Mucin-producing neoplasms of the pancreas: an analysis of distinguishing clinical and epidemiologic characteristics
    Stefano Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Policlinico GB Rossi, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:213-9. 2010
    ..MCNs and branch-duct IPMNs are frequently confused; it is unclear whether main-duct, combined, and branch-duct IPMNs are a different spectrum of the same disease. We evaluated their clinical and epidemiologic characteristics...
  100. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic pylorus-preserving gastric transposition in unresectable carcinoma of the pancreatic head
    Massimo Falconi
    Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Piazzale L A Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Am J Surg 187:564-6. 2004
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint Well-differentiated pancreatic tumor/carcinoma: insulinoma
    Wouter W de Herder
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroendocrinology 84:183-8. 2006