T C Mineo

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Affiliation: University of Rome Tor Vergata
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Outcomes after thymectomy in class I myasthenia gravis
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Multidisciplinary Myasthenia Gravis Unit, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:1319-24. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of lung volume reduction surgery for severe emphysema on right ventricular function
    Tommaso C Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:489-94. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of tailored lung volume reduction surgery for severe emphysema
    T C Mineo
    Thoracic Surgery, Emphysema Center, Tor Vergata University Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Clin Ter 158:127-33. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidural anesthesia in awake thoracic surgery
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Tor Vergata School of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:13-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of lung perfusion scintigraphy before lung cancer resection in patients with ventilatory obstruction
    Tommaso C Mineo
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Emphysema Center, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1828-34. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Resting energy expenditure and metabolic changes after lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Emphysema Center, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1205-11. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Body weight and nutritional changes after reduction pneumoplasty for severe emphysema: a randomized study
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, La Sapienza University, 00133 Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:660-7. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Reduction pneumoplasty for severe emphysema. Does the debate await a neat sentence?
    T C Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Chir 57:625-33. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Relevance of lymph node micrometastases in radically resected endobronchial carcinoid tumors
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata School of Medicine, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:428-32. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of Heller myotomy in achalasic sigmoid esophagus
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:402-7. 2004

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  1. doi request reprint Outcomes after thymectomy in class I myasthenia gravis
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Multidisciplinary Myasthenia Gravis Unit, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:1319-24. 2013
    ..The role of extended thymectomy in the treatment of class I myasthenia gravis is still controversial. This study compared the long-term outcomes of operated and nonoperated patients allocated according to their will...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of lung volume reduction surgery for severe emphysema on right ventricular function
    Tommaso C Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:489-94. 2002
    ..68; p = 0.01). We conclude that a significant improvement in right ventricular performance, particularly during exercise, can occur 6 mo after bilateral LVRS...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of tailored lung volume reduction surgery for severe emphysema
    T C Mineo
    Thoracic Surgery, Emphysema Center, Tor Vergata University Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Clin Ter 158:127-33. 2007
    ..We analyzed the overall results with our lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) program, which entailed unilateral and bilateral LVRS, selectively performed on the basis of precise clinical and radiologic morphology criteria...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidural anesthesia in awake thoracic surgery
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Tor Vergata School of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:13-9. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of lung perfusion scintigraphy before lung cancer resection in patients with ventilatory obstruction
    Tommaso C Mineo
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Emphysema Center, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1828-34. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Resting energy expenditure and metabolic changes after lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Emphysema Center, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1205-11. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that lung volume reduction surgery may improve energy expenditure and metabolism...
  7. ncbi request reprint Body weight and nutritional changes after reduction pneumoplasty for severe emphysema: a randomized study
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, La Sapienza University, 00133 Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:660-7. 2002
    ..The impact of reduction pneumoplasty on body weight and nutritional status has not previously been tested in a controlled study...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reduction pneumoplasty for severe emphysema. Does the debate await a neat sentence?
    T C Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Chir 57:625-33. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Relevance of lymph node micrometastases in radically resected endobronchial carcinoid tumors
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata School of Medicine, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:428-32. 2005
    ..Endobronchial carcinoids may recur even if radically resected. This retrospective study investigates the clinical and prognostic relevance of lymph node micrometastasis in these neoplasms...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of Heller myotomy in achalasic sigmoid esophagus
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:402-7. 2004
    ..We sought to assess the long-term outcome of Heller myotomy and anterior fundoplication in patients with achalasic sigmoid esophagus...
  11. pmc Prognostic impact of VEGF, CD31, CD34, and CD105 expression and tumour vessel invasion after radical surgery for IB-IIA non-small cell lung cancer
    T C Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinic Tor Vergata University, 00133 Rome, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 57:591-7. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Postoperative adjuvant therapy for stage IB non-small-cell lung cancer
    T C Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:378-84. 2001
    ..The validity of postoperative chemotherapy at stage IB in terms of disease-free and overall survival was assessed in a randomised trial...
  13. ncbi request reprint Transxiphoid bilateral palpation in video-assisted thoracoscopic lung metastasectomy
    T C Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Arch Surg 136:783-8. 2001
    ..To evaluate indications, limits, and merits of transxiphoid bilateral palpation during video-assisted thoracoscopy (VAT) lung metastasectomy...
  14. doi request reprint New predictors of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and survival for invasive thymoma: a retrospective analysis
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Fondazione and Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:3022-9. 2010
    ..This study evaluated whether these markers could also be effective in invasive thymoma during a multimodality treatment...
  15. doi request reprint Extended videothoracoscopic thymectomy in nonthymomatous myasthenia gravis
    Tommaso C Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Myasthenia Gravis Unit, Fondazione Policlinico Tor Vergata, Tor Vergata University, Viale Oxford 81, Rome 00133, Italy
    Thorac Surg Clin 20:253-63. 2010
    ..The use of video-assisted thoracic surgery and its variants for performing thymectomy in MG patients is now well established and will continue to evolve for further improvement in the results...
  16. doi request reprint Recurrent intrathoracic thymomas: potential prognostic importance of cell-cycle protein expression
    Tommaso C Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:40-5. 2009
    ..Cell-cycle protein expression has proven useful in predicting outcome in a variety of neoplasms. We investigated its potential prognostic importance in recurrent intrathoracic thymomas...
  17. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic approach to lung metastases
    T C Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Chir 63:511-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, VATS metastasectomy is valid in selected but increasing number of patients, without compromising oncologic radicality...
  18. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic thymectomy in autoimmune myasthesia: results of left-sided approach
    T C Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:1537-41. 2000
    ..We undertook to analyze the results of video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy through a left-sided approach in patients with autoimmune myasthenia...
  19. doi request reprint The value of occult disease in resection margin and lymph node after extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant mesothelioma
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1740-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the prognostic impact of occult disease after extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant mesothelioma...
  20. doi request reprint Effects of lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema on glycolipidic hormones
    Davide Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, School of Medicine, Tor Vergata University Policlinic, Viale Oxford, 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Chest 134:30-7. 2008
    ..This study aimed at identifying the effects of lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) on glycolipidic hormones compared to respiratory rehabilitation (RR)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary metastasectomy: might the type of resection affect survival?
    T C Mineo
    Thoracic Surgery Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 76:47-52. 2001
    ..Metastasectomy proved to be the choice treatment in the case of pulmonary metastasis. In this study we assessed the impact on survival of three types of resection: minimal by laser or conventional device and lobectomy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Long-term results and quality of life after surgery for oesophageal achalasia: one surgeon's experience
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 25:1089-96. 2004
    ..To assess the long-term results and health-related quality of life in patients undergoing surgery for oesophageal achalasia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of lung volume reduction surgery versus rehabilitation on quality of life
    T C Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Eur Respir J 23:275-80. 2004
    ..Surgery produces greater and longer effects than rehabilitation on quality of life by improving both physical and psychosocial domains. Symptomatic improvements persisted at 4 yrs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Skin metastases in lung cancer: analysis of a 10-year experience
    V Ambrogi
    Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, 00144 Rome, Italy
    Oncol Rep 8:57-61. 2001
    ..002, Odds ratio =14.37) metastases. Skin metastasis represented the unique distant localization in almost one quarter of our cases that represent the best-survivor category: in these patients skin metastasectomy is justified...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant pneumomediastinum in thoracoscopic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis
    T C Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 62:1210-2. 1996
    ..This experience shows video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy to be a safe and reliable procedure. In addition, we believe that adjuvant pneumomediastinum seems to facilitate the dissection maneuvers and could shorten operative time...
  26. ncbi request reprint Unilateral thoracoscopic reduction pneumoplasty for asymmetric emphysema
    T C Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 14:33-9. 1998
    ..We prospectively analyzed the surgical and functional results of unilateral thoracoscopic reduction pneumoplasty which we performed by choice in patients with asymmetric emphysema...
  27. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic completion thymectomy in refractory nonthymomatous myasthenia
    E Pompeo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:918-23. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of thoracoscopic completion thymectomy in patients with refractory nonthymomatous myasthenia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Morphologic grading of emphysema is useful in the selection of candidates for unilateral or bilateral reduction pneumoplasty
    E Pompeo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, P le Umanesimo 10, 00144, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 17:680-6. 2000
    ..We developed a simple morphologic grading system capable of identifying subsets of patients who had maximal functional improvement after unilateral or bilateral operation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prolonged survival after extracranial metastasectomy from synchronous resectable lung cancer
    V Ambrogi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 8:663-6. 2001
    ..Unexpected, prolonged survival was demonstrated in our limited series...
  30. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted approach for transxiphoid bilateral lung metastasectomy
    T C Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 67:1808-10. 1999
    ..Twenty-one lesions were successfully resected in 6 patients without mortality or morbidity. This approach allows easy manual palpation of the lungs and facilitates bilateral video-assisted metastasectomy...
  31. doi request reprint Recovery of body composition improves long-term outcomes after lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema
    D Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, School of Medicine, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Eur Respir J 36:408-16. 2010
    ..Relationships among residual volume, BMI, FFMI and disease-related events suggest that recovery in respiratory dynamics improves nutritional status, thus significantly reducing long-term disease-related morbidity and mortality...
  32. ncbi request reprint Transxiphoid hand-assisted videothoracoscopic surgery
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1978-84. 2007
    ..This approach was extended to other thoracoscopic procedures requiring a handport. No extensive report about early and late results has yet been published...
  33. doi request reprint Duration of air leak is reduced after awake nonresectional lung volume reduction surgery
    Federico Tacconi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Emphysema Center, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:822-8; discussion 828. 2009
    ..We hypothesised that awake nonresectional LVRS could reduce the duration of air leak in emphysema patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic reduction pneumoplasty for severe emphysema: do pleural adhesions affect outcome?
    T C Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 47:288-92. 1999
    ..Pleural adhesions are frequently encountered in patients undergoing reduction pneumoplasty. We evaluated the impact that pleural adhesions had on the surgical technique and outcome of thoracoscopic reduction pneumoplasty...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density improvement after lung volume reduction surgery for severe emphysema
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University Policlinic, Rome, Italy
    Chest 127:1960-6. 2005
    ..In patients with severe emphysema, bone mineral density (BMD) is reduced and the risk of osteoporosis is increased...
  36. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic repair of Morgagni's hernia: a 20-year experience from open to video-assisted approach
    V Ambrogi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Viale Oxford 81, 00133, Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 21:587-91. 2007
    ..In recent years we introduced the transxiphoid hand-assisted videothoracoscopic approach, which combines the advantages of the thoracic route with a mini-invasive procedure facilitated by one hand inside the chest...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reduction pneumoplasty versus respiratory rehabilitation in severe emphysema: a randomized study. Pulmonary Emphysema Research Group
    E Pompeo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:948-53; discussion 954. 2000
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine in a prospective randomized trial the independent short-term physiologic impact of reduction pneumoplasty (RP) on respiratory rehabilitation (RR)...
  38. pmc Awake nonresectional lung volume reduction surgery
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Multidisciplinary Pulmonary Program, Tor Vergata School of Medicine, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg 243:131-6. 2006
    ..To assess the feasibility, safety, and early results of awake lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) performed under thoracic epidural anesthesia by a new nonresectional technique...
  39. ncbi request reprint Placenta growth factor is a survival factor for human malignant mesothelioma cells
    L Albonici
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 22:389-401. 2009
    ..This evidence could help the rational design of new therapeutic interventions for this aggressive tumor...
  40. ncbi request reprint Completion lobectomy after bilateral lung volume reduction for emphysema: salvage option or fancy?
    Eugenio Pompeo
    Thoracic Surgery and Multidisciplinary Pulmonary Program, Policlinico University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1212-4. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Awake pulmonary metastasectomy
    Eugenio Pompeo
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Tor Vergata University School of Medicine, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:960-6. 2007
    ..We assessed the safety, feasibility, and early results of awake pulmonary metastasectomy under sole thoracic epidural anesthesia...
  42. ncbi request reprint The role of awake video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in spontaneous pneumothorax
    Eugenio Pompeo
    Thoracic Surgery Division, Tor Vergata University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:786-90. 2007
    ..We assessed in a randomized study the feasibility and efficacy of awake video-assisted thoracoscopic bullectomy with pleural abrasion to treat spontaneous pneumothorax...
  43. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of thoracoscopic extended thymectomy for nonthymomatous myasthenia gravis
    Eugenio Pompeo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Myasthenia Gravis Unit, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:164-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze long-term (>5 years) results of thoracoscopic extended thymectomy in nonthymomatous MG...
  44. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of staged versus one-stage bilateral thoracoscopic reduction pneumoplasty
    Eugenio Pompeo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Via Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:627-33; discussion 633. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonography-assisted videomediastinoscopy in superior vena cava obstruction
    Eugenio Pompeo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:750-1. 2006
  46. doi request reprint Variations of inflammatory mediators and alpha1-antitrypsin levels after lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema
    Davide Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome and Policlinic, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:806-14. 2010
    ..In emphysema, chronic inflammation, including protease-antiprotease imbalance, is responsible for declining pulmonary function and progressive cachexia...
  47. ncbi request reprint Mediastinoscopy in superior vena cava obstruction: analysis of 80 consecutive patients
    T C Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:223-6. 1999
    ..Prejudices against mediastinoscopy in superior vena cava obstruction still remain. Hereby we analyze risk/benefit balance in a large series of patients...
  48. doi request reprint Adding ipsilateral V20 and V30 to conventional dosimetric constraints predicts radiation pneumonitis in stage IIIA-B NSCLC treated with combined-modality therapy
    Sara Ramella
    Radiotherapy Unit, Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:110-5. 2010
    ..To determine lung dosimetric constraints that correlate with radiation pneumonitis in non-small-cell lung cancer patients treated with three-dimensional radiation therapy and concurrent chemotherapy...
  49. doi request reprint Multimodality treatment of stage III non-small cell lung cancer: analysis of a phase II trial using preoperative cisplatin and gemcitabine with concurrent radiotherapy
    Rolando M D'Angelillo
    Radiotherapy and Oncology, Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 4:1517-23. 2009
    ..We report the results of a phase II trial exploring the efficacy and the feasibility of combination of gemcitabine and cisplatin concurrent with radiotherapy followed by surgery in patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint Awake one stage bilateral thoracoscopic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis: a safe outpatient procedure
    Stefano Elia
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata School of Medicine, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 28:312-7; discussion 317. 2005
    ..To verify the feasibility and compare the results of thoracoscopic sympathectomy under local anaesthesia (LA) and spontaneous breathing vs. general anaesthesia (GA) with one-lung ventilation...
  51. ncbi request reprint Long-term disease-free survival of patients with radically resected thymomas: relevance of cell-cycle protein expression
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Cancer 104:2063-71. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Soluble selectin levels in patients with lung cancer
    M Roselli
    Clinical Oncology Section, Department of Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Int J Biol Markers 17:56-62. 2002
    ..02). These results suggest that measurement of plasma soluble selectins might represent a useful laboratory parameter in the management of patients with squamous lung cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Longterm results after resection of simultaneous and sequential lung and liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Surg 197:386-91. 2003
    ..Although simple lung or liver metastasectomy from colorectal cancer have proved effective in selected patients, the value of simultaneous biorgan metastasectomies is still debated...
  54. doi request reprint Impact of awake videothoracoscopic surgery on postoperative lymphocyte responses
    Gianluca Vanni
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Fondazione Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:973-8. 2010
    ..We sought to comparatively evaluate postoperative lymphocytes response in patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) under thoracic epidural or general anesthesia...
  55. ncbi request reprint New simple classification for operated bullous emphysema
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Thoracic Surgery Division and Emphysema Center, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1491-7. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that the bigger the bulla is compared with residual volume, the greater are the possible benefits. We suggested a new prognostic classification according to bulla volume and its relationship with residual volume...
  56. doi request reprint Beams arrangement in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) according to PTV and dosimetric parameters predictive of pneumonitis
    Sara Ramella
    Radiotherapy Unit, Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    Med Dosim 35:169-78. 2010
    ..77). No differences between the two total dose level groups were observed. These results suggest a simple and reproducible tool for treatment planning in NSCLC, allowing interuser reproducibility and cutting down on planning time...
  57. ncbi request reprint The impact of cardiovascular comorbidity on the outcome of surgery for stage I and II non-small-cell lung cancer
    Vincenzo Ambrogi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:811-7. 2003
    ..This study aims at assessing the possible impact of coexisting cardiovascular disease on the outcome of surgical treatment of non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Analysis of cell cycle regulator proteins in encapsulated thymomas
    Alfonso Baldi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 11:5078-83. 2005
    ..In this study, three components of the cell cycle machinery (i.e., p21, p27 and p53) were examined in a series of well-characterized encapsulated thymoma specimens to analyze coregulation and influence on recurrence and survival...
  59. ncbi request reprint Analysis of Fas (Apo-1/CD95) expression in non-small cell lung cancer
    Vincenzo Esposito
    Third Division of Infective Diseases, D Cotugno Hospital, Department of Cardiological, Respiratory and Thoracic Medical Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Anticancer Res 23:4901-5. 2003
    ..On the other hand, considering the role of the Fas-pathway in chemotherapy-induced apoptosis, further studies are required to analyze the potential value of Fas expression in predicting the response of NSCLC patients to chemotherapy...