Massimiliano Gagliano

Summary

Affiliation: University of Catania
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Primary balloon angioplasty of small (≤2 mm) cephalic veins improves primary patency of arteriovenous fistulae and decreases reintervention rates
    Pierfrancesco Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 57:131-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Exploring new frontiers: sirolimus as a pharmacokinetic modulator in advanced cancer patients
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 84, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 13:17-20. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Vascular reconstruction in monolateral dual kidney transplantation with multiple arteries
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Clin Transplant 26:443-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Impact of conversion to a once daily tacrolimus-based regimen in kidney transplant recipients with gastrointestinal complications
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplantation 93:895-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Age is an important predictor of kidney transplantation outcome
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1663-71. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Sirolimus in solid organ transplantation: current therapies and new frontiers
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Via Santa Sofia, 83 95128 Catania, Italy
    Immunotherapy 3:1487-97. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Pregnancy under everolimus-based immunosuppression
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transpl Int 24:e115-7. 2011
  8. pmc Anaesthesiologic protocol for kidney transplantation in two patients with Fabry Disease: a case series
    Massimiliano Sorbello
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Via Santa Sofia, 86 95123 Catania, Italy
    Cases J 1:321. 2008
  9. doi request reprint New-onset diabetes mellitus after kidney transplantation: the role of immunosuppression
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:1885-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Infective complications in renal allograft recipients: epidemiology and outcome
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:1873-6. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Primary balloon angioplasty of small (≤2 mm) cephalic veins improves primary patency of arteriovenous fistulae and decreases reintervention rates
    Pierfrancesco Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 57:131-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of primary balloon angioplasty (PBA) of cephalic veins with diameter≤2 mm on patency and maturation time of autogenous radiocephalic arteriovenous fistulae (AVF) for hemodialysis...
  2. doi request reprint Exploring new frontiers: sirolimus as a pharmacokinetic modulator in advanced cancer patients
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 84, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 13:17-20. 2013
    ..This study encouraged the use of SRL in advanced cancer patients and can stimulate clinical trials with a larger number of patients, evaluating the role of SRL as a new targeted therapy in cancer patients...
  3. doi request reprint Vascular reconstruction in monolateral dual kidney transplantation with multiple arteries
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Clin Transplant 26:443-6. 2012
    ..Inferior vena cava may be an attractive alternative in vascular reconstruction for kidneys with multiple arteries...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of conversion to a once daily tacrolimus-based regimen in kidney transplant recipients with gastrointestinal complications
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplantation 93:895-9. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that patients with tacrolimus-based immunosuppressive regimen with posttransplant gastrointestinal symptoms may benefit from a conversion to a tacrolimus OD regimen...
  5. doi request reprint Age is an important predictor of kidney transplantation outcome
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1663-71. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of donor and recipient age on kidney transplant outcome...
  6. doi request reprint Sirolimus in solid organ transplantation: current therapies and new frontiers
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Via Santa Sofia, 83 95128 Catania, Italy
    Immunotherapy 3:1487-97. 2011
    ..Whether SRL can be used safely over the long term with low doses of calcineurin inhibitors requires further study. The use of SRL as a corticosteroid-sparing agent also remains to be proven in controlled trials...
  7. doi request reprint Pregnancy under everolimus-based immunosuppression
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transpl Int 24:e115-7. 2011
    ..The absence of congenital anomalies in the child as well as the recipient's successful renal outcome are promising, although pregnancy in renal transplant recipients exposed to everolimus should be considered at higher risk...
  8. pmc Anaesthesiologic protocol for kidney transplantation in two patients with Fabry Disease: a case series
    Massimiliano Sorbello
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Via Santa Sofia, 86 95123 Catania, Italy
    Cases J 1:321. 2008
    ..A nephroprotective strategy and a particular care to the associated end-stage organ disease may significantly improve the long-term outcome of patients with Fabry Disease...
  9. doi request reprint New-onset diabetes mellitus after kidney transplantation: the role of immunosuppression
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:1885-7. 2008
    ..We retrospectively reviewed our experience in a population of 284 kidney transplant recipients, evaluating the incidence of PTDM with regard to the type of immunosuppression...
  10. doi request reprint Infective complications in renal allograft recipients: epidemiology and outcome
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:1873-6. 2008
    ..Successful renal transplantation strictly depends on good control of rejection and better prevention and treatment of infections, which remain serious threats...
  11. doi request reprint Late complication from a retrievable inferior vena cava filter with associated caval, aortic, and duodenal perforation: a case report
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 48:223-5. 2008
    ..A brief review of the literature discusses presenting symptoms and treatment of such rare complications...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus and Clostridium difficile ischemic colitis in a renal transplant recipient: a lethal complication of anti-rejection therapy?
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Urol Int 79:177-9; discussion 180. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Voriconazole in the treatment of invasive aspergillosis in kidney transplant recipients
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 39:1838-40. 2007
    ..4% to 2.4% with a high mortality of 56% to 100%. We present our experience with voriconazole in a population of kidney transplant recipients with invasive aspergillosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Monolateral dual kidney transplantation from marginal donors
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 39:1800-2. 2007
    ..This study reviews our results with DKT performed with an ipsilateral technique in terms of graft loss, graft and patient survival rates, and surgical complications...
  15. ncbi request reprint Caspofungin in the treatment of azole-refractory esophageal candidiasis in kidney transplant recipients
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 38:1037-9. 2006
    ..However, resistance to azoles is now becoming common. This study reports the use of caspofungin for the treatment of azole-resistant esophageal and urogenital candidiasis in kidney transplant recipients...
  16. pmc Low-intensity body building exercise induced rhabdomyolysis: a case report
    Massimiliano Gagliano
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Via Santa Sofia, 86 95123 Catania, Italy
    Cases J 2:7. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation: future challenges
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Minerva Chir 64:75-100. 2009
    ..Reduction of death with functioning graft and chronic allograft nephropathy will be the greatest challenge of all physicians who care for kidney transplant recipients...
  18. doi request reprint Kidney transplantation from hepatitis B virus core antibody-positive donors: prophylaxis with hepatitis B immunoglobulin
    M Veroux
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:967-70. 2011
    ..Hepatitis B virus core antibody (HBcAb)-positive organ donors have the potential to transmit infection to transplant recipients...
  19. doi request reprint Contamination of preservation fluid in kidney transplantation: single-center analysis
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1043-5. 2010
    ..Herein, we report our experience with routine examination of preservation fluid collected just before implantation, focusing on the rate of contamination and the clinical consequences to recipients...
  20. doi request reprint Two-as-one monolateral dual kidney transplantation
    Pierfrancesco Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Urology 77:227-30. 2011
    ..Because of these findings, some transplant centers have replaced the classic bilateral placement of 2 kidneys with the monolateral placement of both kidneys...
  21. doi request reprint Sirolimus-based immunosuppression in kidney transplantation for type 2 diabetic nephropathy
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Urol Int 84:301-4. 2010
    ..However, standard immunosuppressive protocols are lacking. We present our experience with sirolimus-based immunosuppression in a population of 24 type 2 diabetic patients who underwent a kidney transplantation...
  22. doi request reprint A rare cause of iliocaval thrombosis in kidney transplantation
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 41:1405-6. 2009
    ..Rarely, RVT may be a consequence of an extension of ipsilateral iliac vein thrombosis. We present a rare case of iliocaval thrombosis as a consequence of inferior vena cava compression by a large-for-size kidney transplant...
  23. doi request reprint Surveillance of human papilloma virus infection and cervical cancer in kidney transplant recipients: preliminary data
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Units, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 41:1191-4. 2009
    ..We report the preliminary findings of a prospective study that evaluated the incidence of HPV infection and cervical carcinoma in a population of kidney transplant recipients...
  24. doi request reprint Evaluation of thyroid disease in kidney transplantation candidates: management and follow-up
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 41:1142-4. 2009
    ..We analyzed the incidence of thyroid disease in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and evaluated its evolution before and after kidney transplantation...
  25. doi request reprint Acute renal failure due to ureteral obstruction in a kidney transplant recipient with Candida albicans contamination of preservation fluid
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transpl Infect Dis 11:266-8. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation from donors with viral B and C hepatitis
    P Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 38:996-8. 2006
    ..We present our experience in transplanting kidneys from donors with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) among matched serology-positive recipients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of hepatitis B core antibody-positive donor kidneys in hepatitis B surface antibody-positive and -negative recipients
    M Veroux
    Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2574-5. 2005
    ..The rate of hepatitis B virus transmission via organs from with isolated hepatitis B virus core antibody-positive (HBcAb+) donors in kidney transplant recipients seems very low...
  28. ncbi request reprint Early de novo malignancies after kidney transplantation
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Kidney Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:718-20. 2004
    ..The chronic use of immunosuppressive therapy to prevent acute rejection increases the long-term risk of cancer. We reviewed our experience to identify factors affecting the development of de novo neoplasms...
  29. ncbi request reprint Psoas abscess: a rare complication of Crohn's disease
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Italy
    Acta Chir Belg 104:187-90. 2004
    ..Psoas abscess is a rare complication of Crohn's disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cystadenoma and laparoscopic surgery for hepatic cystic disease: a need for laparotomy?
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation, and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Via S Sofia, Catania, 78 95123, Italy
    Surg Endosc 19:1077-81. 2005
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the incidence of cystadenoma diagnosis in a series of laparoscopic treatments for nonparasitic liver cysts, as well as its management...
  31. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation from cadaveric donors unsuitable for other centers and older than 60 years of age
    P Veroux
    Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2451-3. 2005
    ..We herein report our experience with kidney transplants from donors aged older than 60 years, who have been declined by other transplantation centers...
  32. doi request reprint Visceral leishmaniasis in the early post-transplant period after kidney transplantation: clinical features and therapeutic management
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transpl Infect Dis 12:387-91. 2010
    ..Therapy with L-AMB is highly effective and well tolerated in kidney transplant recipients with VL...
  33. ncbi request reprint Traumatic complete transsection of the left hepatic duct: another approach to repair
    Massimiliano Veroux
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, General Hospital of University of Catania, Italy
    Eur J Surg 168:563-5. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation from hepatitis B surface antigen-positive donors into hepatitis B surface antigen-positive recipients: preliminary findings
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2467-8. 2005
    ..We present our initial experience in transplanting kidneys from hepatitis B surface antigen (HbsAg)-positive donors into HbsAg-positive recipients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation from hepatitis C virus-positive donors into hepatitis C virus-positive recipients: a safe way to expand the donor pool?
    P Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2571-3. 2005
    ..Because the disparity between the number of patients waiting for kidney transplants and the number of available cadaveric renal allografts continues to increase, there is a clear need to review the inclusion criteria for cadaveric donors...
  36. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation from marginal donors
    P Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:497-8. 2004
    ..The use of marginal donors to expand the donor pool is receiving increased attention. We reviewed a 28-month experience of kidney transplants from marginal donors to assess the impact on patient and graft survival...
  37. doi request reprint Effect of N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) added to fenoldopam or dopamine on end-tidal carbon dioxide and mean arterial pressure at time of renal artery declamping during cadaveric kidney transplantation
    M Sorbello
    Intensive Care Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation, and Advanced Technologies University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1056-60. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Blunt liver injury: from non-operative management to liver transplantation
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital, Via S Sofia, 78, University of Catania, 95123, Catania, Italy
    Injury 34:181-6. 2003
    ..In high-grade hepatic trauma, the evolution toward liver failure is an indication for liver transplantation...
  39. doi request reprint Quality of life in kidney transplantation from marginal donors
    C De Pasquale
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:1045-7. 2011
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Tacrolimus-induced neurotoxicity in kidney transplant recipients
    P Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Kidney Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 34:3188-90. 2002
  41. doi request reprint Clinical features of hemorrhoidal disease in renal transplant recipients
    T Tallarita
    Vascular Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1171-3. 2010
    ..A prompt diagnosis and surgical treatment, whenever necessary, is mandatory for patients with clinical signs of worsening of hemorrhoids...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of post kidney transplantation erythrocytosis (PTE) with ACE inhibitors]
    W Morale
    Centro Trapianti di Rene, I Clinica Chirurgica, Policlinico, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 54:189-92. 2002
    ..Post kidney transplantation erythrocytosis is a frequent complication in male subjects. in our experience, it occurs in approximately 20% of transplant patients recciving cyclosporine inununosuppression therapy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Living kidney transplantation: a starting experience
    P Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation, and Advanced Technologies, Kidney Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:475-8. 2004
    ..We present our initial experience with living kidney transplantation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic treatment of simple hepatic cysts and polycystic liver disease
    P Fiamingo
    Department of Surgery and Gastroenterological Sciences, 1st Surgical Unit, University Hospital, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35100 Padvo, Italy
    Surg Endosc 17:623-6. 2003
    ..The authors present their experience in the laparoscopic management of hepatic cysts and polycystic liver disease (PLD)...
  45. doi request reprint Body image in kidney transplantation
    C De Pasquale
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation, and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1123-6. 2010
    ..Psychologic evaluation may be a fundamental step together with surgical aspects and management of immunosuppression to achieve well-being of kidney transplant recipients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Fenoldopam vs dopamine as a nephroprotective strategy during living donor kidney transplantation: preliminary data
    M Sorbello
    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 39:1794-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the nephroprotective effect of fenoldopam and dopamine during general anesthesia for living donor kidney transplantation...
  47. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance with diffusion-weighted imaging in the evaluation of transplanted kidneys: preliminary findings
    S Palmucci
    Section of Radiological Sciences, Maternal Child and Radiological Sciences Department, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:960-6. 2011
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint A rare surgical complication of Crohn's diseases: free peritoneal perforation
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital, Catania, Italy
    Minerva Chir 58:351-4. 2003
    ..Free peritoneal perforation is a rare complication of Crohn's disease...
  49. ncbi request reprint Could a high resectability rate improve the long-term survival of patients with proximal bile duct cancer?
    Massimiliano Veroux
    1st Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 93:199-205. 2006
    ..This retrospective study was undertaken to evaluate if high resectability rate could improve the long-term outcome of patients with proximal bile duct cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint Chylous ascites following laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy. Case report
    Massimiliano Gagliano
    Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital of Catania, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 82:499-503. 2011
    ..CA needs to be considered as a potential severe and rare complication of LLDN, and conservative management should be proposed to all patients, reserving the surgical treatment to treatment failure...
  51. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up after liver transplantation for blunt hepatic trauma
    M Veroux
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, I Surgical Unit, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 34:1226-8. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of post kidney transplantation erythrocytosis (PTE) with ACE inhibitors]
    W Morale
    I Clinica Chirurgica, Centro Trapianti di Rene, Policlinico Università di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 54:145-8. 2002
    ..Post kidney transplantation erythrocytosis is a frequent complication in male subjects. In our experience, it occurs in approximately 20% of transplant patients receiving cyclosporine immunosuppression therapy...
  53. doi request reprint Role of socioeconomic conditions on outcome in kidney transplant recipients
    A Mistretta
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health G F Ingrassia, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplantation Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 41:1162-7. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of socioeconomic and cultural status on graft and patient survival in a population of kidney transplant recipients...
  54. doi request reprint Wound levobupivacaine continuous infusion for postoperative analgesia in living kidney donors: case-control study
    M Sorbello
    Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 41:1128-31. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of an analgesic regimen based on levobupivacaine continuous infusion into the surgical wound of living kidney donors (LKDs)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Depression and quality of life in living related renal transplantation
    A Virzì
    Department of Biology, Medicine and Molecular Biology, Psychiatry Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 39:1791-3. 2007
    ..In the medical literature there are many psychopathological patterns related to ESRD and to the changes in psychologic assessment and lifestyle after transplantation. Similar changes have been found in living donors...
  56. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological induction of heme oxygenase-1 inhibits iNOS and oxidative stress in renal ischemia-reperfusion injury
    G Li Volti
    Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Transplant Proc 39:2986-91. 2007
    ..Taken together, these results suggested that HO-1 and its byproduct biliverdin play major roles in the pathophysiological cascade leading to renal I/R injury...
  57. doi request reprint Sexual dysfunction after elective endovascular or hand-assisted laparoscopic abdominal aneurysm repair
    P Veroux
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, Vascular Surgery and Organ Transplant Unit, University Hospital of Catania, Via Santa Sofia, 86, 96123 Catania, Italy
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 40:71-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate the incidence of sexual dysfunction and retrograde ejaculation after elective endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS) for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Differentiated thyroid cancer: role of the lymph node dissection
    P Caglia
    University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    G Chir 31:293-5. 2010
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint [Bilateral breast cancer]
    C Amodeo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Trapianti d Organo e Tecnologie avanzate, Cattedra di Chirurgia Oncologica, Universita degli Studi, Catania
    Tumori 89:175-6. 2003
    ..There was no difference in overall survival when comparing metachronous and synchronous bilateral patients to those with unilateral disease...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Early de novo neoplasia after renal transplantation]
    P Veroux
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Trapianti d Organo e Tecnologie avanzate, Centro Trapianti d Organo, Azienda Policlinico, Universita degli Studi di Catania
    Tumori 89:301-4. 2003
    ..The chronic use of immunosuppressive therapy in transplant recipients to prevent acute rejection increases the long-term risk of cancer. The overall incidence of de novo malignancies (DNM) after kidney transplantation ranges from 6% to 11%...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Is it possible to improve survival in patients with Klatskin tumors?]
    M Veroux
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Trapianti d Organo e Tecnologie avanzate, Centro Trapianti d Organo, Azienda Policlinico, Universita degli Studi, Catania
    Tumori 89:162-5. 2003
    ..This retrospective study was undertaken to evaluate if a high resectability rate could improve the long-term outcome of patients with proximal bile duct cancer...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Surgery of thyroid pathologies in one-day surgery]
    M A Cannizzaro
    Universita degli Studi di Catania, Servizio Autonomo Clinicizzato di Endocrinochirurgia, P O S Luigi, Currò, Catania
    Ann Ital Chir 73:501-3; discussion 503-4. 2002
    ..In all forty-three cases was used a drainage, removed after 24 hours...
  63. ncbi request reprint Severe gastrointestinal bleeding in Crohn's disease
    M Veroux
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia, Sezione di Chirurgia d Urgenza e Generale, Azienda Ospedaliera Vittorio Emanuele, Catania
    Ann Ital Chir 74:213-5; discussion 216. 2003
    ..Acute gastrointestinal bleeding is rare in Crohn's disease...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Blunt trauma of hepatic ducts: a difficult diagnostic-therapeutic approach]
    P Veroux
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia e Trapianti d Organo, Centro Trapianti d Organo, Azienda Policlinico, Universita degli Studi di Catania
    Ann Ital Chir 73:403-8. 2002
    ..These adverse events are often extremely demanding in terms of prolongation of hospital stay, need for multiple invasive procedures and overall costs of patient's management...
  65. ncbi request reprint The radical treatment of gastric carcinoma
    R Ranzato
    Department of Surgery and Gastroenterological Sciences, 1st Surgical Clinic, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Minerva Chir 59:471-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this paper is to review and assess the selective principles for a radical treatment of gastric carcinoma with respect to resection type as well as the role of lymphadenectomy...
  66. ncbi request reprint [Breast cancer screening in the elderly]
    C Amodeo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Universita degli Studi, Catania
    Tumori 89:173-4. 2003
    ..Our study suggest that in women aged 65 years, and older, breast cancer can be detected at an earlier stage by mammographic screening...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Undifferentiated carcinoma of the thyroid]
    C Amodeo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Trapianti d Organo e Tecnologie avanzate, Cattedra di Chirurgia Oncologica, Universita degli Studi, Catania
    Tumori 89:205-6. 2003
    ..There is still controversy as to what constitutes adequate treatment for anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, and combined multimodal therapy seems to be the most common management strategy for this aggressive disease...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Skin metastasis from renal carcinoma: epidemiologic and clinical features]
    M A Cannizzaro
    P O S Luigi e Santi Currò, Servizio Autonomo Clinicizzato di Endocrinochiurgia, Universita degli Studi di Catania
    Ann Ital Chir 73:305-8. 2002
    ..The surgical treatment is mandatory for single nodule. Chemotherapy is often ineffectual. The prognosis is poor, with a 0-8% 5-years survival for patients with multiple nodules...