Mario Morino

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Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic total mesorectal excision-the Turin experience
    M Morino
    II Department of Surgery, University of Turin, 14 C so A M Dogliotti, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Recent Results Cancer Res 165:167-79. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of robot-assisted versus laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    M Morino
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre, University of Turin, Corso Achille Mario Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Br J Surg 93:553-8. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Previous transanal endoscopic microsurgery for rectal cancer represents a risk factor for an increased abdominoperineal resection rate
    Mario Morino
    Digestive, Colorectal, Oncologic, and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Torino, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:3315-21. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Transanal endoscopic microsurgery
    M Morino
    Digestive, Colorectal, Oncologic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 17:S55-61. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Does peritoneal perforation affect short- and long-term outcomes after transanal endoscopic microsurgery?
    Mario Morino
    Digestive, Colorectal, Oncologic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:181-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) and colorectal cancer?
    M Morino
    Digestive and Colorectal Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 13:47-50. 2011
  7. pmc Ultrasonic versus standard electric dissection in laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a prospective randomized clinical trial
    Mario Morino
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Turin, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 242:897-901, discussion 901. 2005
  8. pmc Preoperative endoscopic sphincterotomy versus laparoendoscopic rendezvous in patients with gallbladder and bile duct stones
    Mario Morino
    Chirurgia Generale II e Centro di Chirurgia Mini Invasiva Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 244:889-93; discussion 893-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted vs laparoscopic adrenalectomy: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    M Morino
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Turin, C O A M Dogliotti 14, Turin, 10126, Italy
    Surg Endosc 18:1742-6. 2004
  10. pmc Acute nonspecific abdominal pain: A randomized, controlled trial comparing early laparoscopy versus clinical observation
    Mario Morino
    Chirurgia Generale II e Centro di Chirurgia Mini Invasiva Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 244:881-6; discussion 886-8. 2006

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Publications74

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic total mesorectal excision-the Turin experience
    M Morino
    II Department of Surgery, University of Turin, 14 C so A M Dogliotti, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Recent Results Cancer Res 165:167-79. 2005
    ..Further studies and possibly randomized series will be necessary to evaluate long-term clinical outcome in cancer patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of robot-assisted versus laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    M Morino
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre, University of Turin, Corso Achille Mario Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Br J Surg 93:553-8. 2006
    ..Several studies have shown the safety and feasibility of robot-assisted antireflux surgery but comparative data are lacking...
  3. doi request reprint Previous transanal endoscopic microsurgery for rectal cancer represents a risk factor for an increased abdominoperineal resection rate
    Mario Morino
    Digestive, Colorectal, Oncologic, and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Torino, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:3315-21. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the perioperative outcomes of LTME after TEM for rectal cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Transanal endoscopic microsurgery
    M Morino
    Digestive, Colorectal, Oncologic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 17:S55-61. 2013
    ..Accurate preoperative staging is essential for optimal selection of patients. Patients with clear indication for TEM should be referred to specialized medical centres experienced with the technique...
  5. doi request reprint Does peritoneal perforation affect short- and long-term outcomes after transanal endoscopic microsurgery?
    Mario Morino
    Digestive, Colorectal, Oncologic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:181-8. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, these concerns have only rarely been addressed in the literature, with no mention of the long-term oncologic consequences of PP...
  6. doi request reprint Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) and colorectal cancer?
    M Morino
    Digestive and Colorectal Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 13:47-50. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Ultrasonic versus standard electric dissection in laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a prospective randomized clinical trial
    Mario Morino
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Turin, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 242:897-901, discussion 901. 2005
    ..To assess the safety and efficacy of the ultrasonic dissection (UC) compared with standard electrosurgery (ES) in laparoscopic colorectal surgery...
  8. pmc Preoperative endoscopic sphincterotomy versus laparoendoscopic rendezvous in patients with gallbladder and bile duct stones
    Mario Morino
    Chirurgia Generale II e Centro di Chirurgia Mini Invasiva Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 244:889-93; discussion 893-6. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted vs laparoscopic adrenalectomy: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    M Morino
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Turin, C O A M Dogliotti 14, Turin, 10126, Italy
    Surg Endosc 18:1742-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the benefits and disadvantages of robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery for disorders of the adrenal gland in terms of feasibility, safety, and length of hospitalization...
  10. pmc Acute nonspecific abdominal pain: A randomized, controlled trial comparing early laparoscopy versus clinical observation
    Mario Morino
    Chirurgia Generale II e Centro di Chirurgia Mini Invasiva Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 244:881-6; discussion 886-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate, in a prospective, randomized, single-institution trial, the role of early laparoscopy in the management of nonspecific abdominal pain (NSAP) in young women...
  11. pmc Laparoscopic total mesorectal excision: a consecutive series of 100 patients
    Mario Morino
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 237:335-42. 2003
    ..To analyze total mesorectal excision (TME) for rectal cancer by the laparoscopic approach during a prospective nonrandomized trial...
  12. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic vs open hepatic resection: a comparative study
    M Morino
    Second Department of General Surgery, University of Turin, C so A M Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 17:1914-8. 2003
    ..Although the feasibility of minor laparoscopic liver resections (LLR) has been demonstrated, data comparing the open vs the laparoscopic approach to liver resection are lacking...
  13. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic management of giant hiatal hernia: factors influencing long-term outcome
    M Morino
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Turin, C so A M Dogliotti, 14, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 20:1011-6. 2006
    ..The laparoscopic management of large hiatal hernias still is controversial. Recent studies have presented a high recurrence rate...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mortality after bariatric surgery: analysis of 13,871 morbidly obese patients from a national registry
    Mario Morino
    Chirurgia Generale II e Centro di Chirurgia Mini Invasiva, Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 246:1002-7; discussion 1007-9. 2007
    ..To define mortality rates and risk factors of different bariatric procedures and to identify strategies to reduce the surgical risk in patients undergoing bariatric surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ablation of Barrett's esophagus using argon plasma coagulation (APC) following surgical laparoscopic fundoplication
    M Morino
    Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 17:539-42. 2003
    ..Barrett's esopagus (BE) is considered a risk factor for the development of esophageal carcinoma. Recently, partial restoration of squamous mucosa after ablation of BE with endoscopic techniques has been described...
  16. doi request reprint Male sexual and urinary function after laparoscopic total mesorectal excision
    Mario Morino
    Chirurgia Generale II, Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Turin, C so A M Dogliotti, 14, 10126, Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 23:1233-40. 2009
    ..This study retrospectively evaluated the frequency of such complications after laparoscopic total mesorectal excision (LTME) with autonomic nerve preservation...
  17. doi request reprint Risk factors for recurrence after transanal endoscopic microsurgery for rectal malignant neoplasm
    Mario Morino
    Digestive Surgery and Centre for Minimal Invasive Surgery, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche, University of Torino, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 25:3683-90. 2011
    ..Indications and results of local excision of rectal lesions are currently under debate. Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM), allowing a precise, full-thickness excision, could improve oncological results in early rectal tumors...
  18. pmc Laparoscopic adjustable silicone gastric banding versus vertical banded gastroplasty in morbidly obese patients: a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial
    Mario Morino
    Chirurgia Generale II, Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Corso A M Dogliotti, 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 238:835-41; discussion 841-2. 2003
    ..To compare, in a prospective, randomized, single-institution trial laparoscopic adjustable silicone gastric banding (LASGB) with laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty (LVBG) in morbidly obese patients...
  19. doi request reprint Role of positron emission tomography-computed tomography in the management of anal cancer
    Massimiliano Mistrangelo
    Digestive and Colorectal Surgical Department, Centre of Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of Turin, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:66-72. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to compare PET-CT with CT scan, sentinel node biopsy results of inguinal lymph nodes, and anal biopsy results in staging and in follow-up of anal cancer...
  20. doi request reprint 10-year follow-up of laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty: good results in selected patients
    Gitana Scozzari
    Digestive Surgery and Center for Minimal Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 252:831-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the long-term results of laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) for morbid obesity...
  21. doi request reprint Laparoscopy for rectal cancer reduces short-term mortality and morbidity: results of a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alberto Arezzo
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:1485-502. 2013
    ..We evaluated differences in the safety of laparoscopic rectal resection versus open surgery for cancer...
  22. doi request reprint Transanal endoscopic microsurgery for rectal neoplasms: experience of 300 consecutive cases
    Marco Ettore Allaix
    Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche, Universita di Torino, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1831-6. 2009
    ..With this retrospective review of our prospective series of transanal endoscopic microsurgery procedures, we wanted to verify the advantages of local treatment in terms of disease recurrence and complication rates...
  23. doi request reprint Laparoscopic adjustable silicone gastric banding vs laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty in morbidly obese patients: long-term results of a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial
    Gitana Scozzari
    Digestive Surgery and Center for Minimal Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Turin, C so A M Dogliotti 14, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Obes Surg 19:1108-15. 2009
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Metastatic lymph node ratio as a prognostic factor after laparoscopic total mesorectal excision for extraperitoneal rectal cancer
    Marco Ettore Allaix
    Digestive, Colorectal, Oncologic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Torino, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:1957-67. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic impact of LNR on long-term outcomes after laparoscopic total mesorectal excision (LTME) for extraperitoneal cancer in consecutive patients with a 5-year minimum follow-up...
  25. doi request reprint Transanal endoscopic microsurgery for rectal neoplasms. How I do it
    Marco E Allaix
    Digestive, Colorectal, Oncologic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Torino, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, 10126, Torino, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:586-92. 2013
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system vs. harmonic scalpel in colorectal laparoscopic surgery: a prospective, randomized study
    Roberto Rimonda
    Department of Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:657-61. 2009
    ..This study was designed to compare the efficacy and safety of laparoscopic colorectal surgery performed with the aid of LigaSure vessel-sealing system or Ultracision...
  27. doi request reprint Gastric emptying as a prognostic factor for long-term results of total laparoscopic fundoplication for weakly acidic or mixed reflux
    Fabrizio Rebecchi
    From the Digestive, Colorectal, Oncologic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 258:831-6; discussion 836-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate the long-term effect of laparoscopic total fundoplication (LTF) on symptoms and reflux control in patients with combined (acidic and weakly acidic) (CR) or weakly acidic reflux (WAR), according to the gastric emptying (GE) rate...
  28. doi request reprint Prospective phase II trial of neoadjuvant chemo-radiotherapy with Oxaliplatin and Capecitabine in locally advanced rectal cancer (XELOXART)
    Umberto Ricardi
    Department of Oncology, Radiation Oncology, University of Torino, Via Genova 3, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Med Oncol 30:581. 2013
    ..Pre-operative CT-RT with Capecitabine-Oxaliplatin was well tolerated and resulted in an encouraging sphincter preservation and tumour downstaging rate. No improvements in terms of pathological complete response rate were shown...
  29. doi request reprint Transanal endoscopic microsurgery vs. laparoscopic total mesorectal excision for T2N0 rectal cancer
    Marco Ettore Allaix
    Digestive, Colorectal, Oncologic and Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:2280-7. 2012
    ..The aim was to compare transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) and laparoscopic resection (LR) in terms of short-term and oncologic outcomes in patients with a preoperatively diagnosed T2N0 extraperitoneal rectal cancer...
  30. doi request reprint Recurrence after transanal endoscopic microsurgery for large rectal adenomas
    Marco Ettore Allaix
    Digestive and Colorectal Surgery and Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche, University of Torino, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:2594-600. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to identify predictor variables for recurrence after TEM to treat rectal adenoma...
  31. doi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal motility in morbidly obese patients submitted to laparoscopic adjustable silicone gastric banding or laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty
    Fabrizio Rebecchi
    General Surgery and Center for Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 25:795-803. 2011
    ..This study aimed to compare the long-term results of LASGB with those of LVBG in terms of postoperative GERD and esophageal motility function...
  32. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic Heller myotomy plus Dor fundoplication versus Nissen fundoplication for achalasia: long-term results
    Fabrizio Rebecchi
    General Surgery and Center for Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 248:1023-30. 2008
    ..To compare in a prospective, randomized trial the long-term results of laparoscopic Heller myotomy plus Dor fundoplication versus laparoscopic Heller myotomy plus floppy-Nissen for achalasia...
  33. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open colorectal resections in patients with symptomatic stage IV colorectal cancer
    Marco Ettore Allaix
    Digestive and Colorectal Surgery and Centre for Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of Turin, Corso A M Dogliotti, 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:2609-16. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate short-term and oncologic outcomes of laparoscopic resection (LR) for patients with symptomatic stage IV colorectal cancer compared with open resection (OR)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Disappointing results with a 5 cm calibrating device for laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty
    Gitana Scozzari
    Chirurgia Generale II e Centro di Chirurgia Mini Invasiva, Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 22:763-6. 2008
    ..We present the results of our initial clinical experience with the Proring band, a new calibrating device specifically designed to calibrate LVBG outlet...
  35. doi request reprint Robot-assisted gastrojejunal anastomosis does not improve the results of the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Gitana Scozzari
    Department of General Surgery and Center for Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of Torino, C so AM Dogliotti, 14, 10126, Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 25:597-603. 2011
    ..This study aimed to evaluate robot-assisted laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients and to compare the results of robotic assistance with those of traditional laparoscopic technique...
  36. doi request reprint Age as a long-term prognostic factor in bariatric surgery
    Gitana Scozzari
    Digestive, Colorectal and Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of Torino, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, Turin, Italy
    Ann Surg 256:724-8; discussion 728-9. 2012
    ..To analyze the potential effects of preoperative age on postoperative weight loss in patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) with long-term follow-up data...
  37. doi request reprint Obese women's perception of bariatric trans-vaginal NOTES
    Stefano Rocchietto
    Digestive, Colorectal and Minimal Invasive Surgery Centre, Department of Surgery, University of Torino, C so A M Dogliotti, 14 10126, Turin, Italy
    Obes Surg 22:452-9. 2012
    ..Our study highlights a strong need for early reporting of outcome data to enlighten patients about this new approach to bariatric surgery...
  38. doi request reprint Endoscopic closure of gastric access in perspective NOTES: an update on techniques and technologies
    Alberto Arezzo
    Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 24:298-303. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, many issues are still unresolved. The aim of this study is a systematic review of the literature to evaluate techniques and technologies to address the issue of achieving a secure gastric wall defect closure...
  39. doi request reprint Clinical role of gasless laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    Giuseppe Giraudo
    Chirurgia Generale II e Centro di Chirurgia Mini Invasiva, Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:329-32. 2009
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Is laparoscopic adrenalectomy feasible for adrenocortical carcinoma or metastasis?
    Francesco Porpiglia
    Division of Urology, Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Biologiche, University of Turin, San Luigi Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    BJU Int 94:1026-9. 2004
    ..To review our experience with laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA), to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of this procedure in patients with adrenal malignancy...
  41. doi request reprint Transrectal sentinel lymph node biopsy for early rectal cancer during transanal endoscopic microsurgery
    Alberto Arezzo
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 23:17-20. 2014
    ..An ongoing study on a prospective case series will assess sensitivity and negative predictive value of SLN biopsy. ..
  42. doi request reprint Which treatment for large rectal adenoma? Preoperative assessment and therapeutic strategy
    Alberto Arezzo
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 23:21-7. 2014
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Does conversion affect short-term and oncologic outcomes after laparoscopy for colorectal cancer?
    Marco Ettore Allaix
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:4596-607. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the impact of conversion to open surgery on early postoperative outcomes and survival among patients undergoing LCR for nonmetastatic colorectal cancer...
  44. doi request reprint Laparoendoscopic rendezvous reduces perioperative morbidity and risk of pancreatitis
    Alberto Arezzo
    Digestive, Colorectal, Oncologic, and Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:1055-60. 2013
    ..This study aimed to compare the single-stage LERV technique with the two-stage endoscopic sphincterotomy followed by laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  45. doi request reprint Is single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy safe? Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alberto Arezzo
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:2293-304. 2013
    ..It is not evident whether the benefits of this procedure overcome the potential increased risk. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare SILC with conventional multi-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (MILC)...
  46. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery improves urinary incontinence but not anorectal function in obese women
    Gitana Scozzari
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Torino, C so AM Dogliotti, 14, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Obes Surg 23:931-8. 2013
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Efficacy of the over-the-scope clip (OTSC) for treatment of colorectal postsurgical leaks and fistulas
    Alberto Arezzo
    Digestive, Colorectal and Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, 10126, Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:3330-3. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical impact of over-the-scope clip (OTSC) closure to seal the visceral wall in the management of acute and chronic colorectal postsurgical leaks and fistulas...
  48. ncbi request reprint Possible impact of autologous blood towards elective open and laparoscopic surgery for colorectal carcinoma
    Valentino Festa
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:687-92. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the percentage of people undergoing an elective operation for colorectal carcinoma who could avoid allogeneic blood due to blood predonation...
  49. doi request reprint Comparison of positron emission tomography scanning and sentinel node biopsy in the detection of inguinal node metastases in patients with anal cancer
    Massimiliano Mistrangelo
    Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:73-8. 2010
    ..We compared this technique vs. dedicated 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (PET) to determine which was the better tool for staging inguinal lymph nodes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Psychological predictors of outcome in vertical banded gastroplasty: a 6 months prospective pilot study
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Centre for Eating Disorders, University of Turin, Italy
    Obes Surg 17:941-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether psychological presurgical variables can predict outcome of vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) in the short term...
  51. ncbi request reprint Malignant colonic obstruction managed by endoscopic stent decompression followed by laparoscopic resections
    M Morino
    Department of Surgery, Chirurgia Generale IIa, University of Turin, C so A M Dogliotti n degrees 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:1483-7. 2002
    ..Recently metallic expandable stents have been used to relieve obstruction either to palliate the condition or to prepare for an elective surgical resection...
  52. doi request reprint Endoluminal vacuum therapy for anastomotic leaks after rectal surgery
    A Arezzo
    Digestive, Colorectal and Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 14:279-81. 2010
    ..The possible role of this new tool in the management of anastomotic leaks is also discussed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cirrhosis: contraindication or privileged indication?
    M Morino
    Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche dell Università di Torino, Clinica Chirurgica Generale ed Oncologica, Corso AM Dogliotti, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 10:360-3. 2000
    ..Finally, laparoscopic surgery reduces the risk of viral contamination (the hepatitis B virus, the hepatitis C virus, or the human immunodeficiency virus) of the surgical staff...
  54. doi request reprint Laparoscopic-assisted transgastric cholecystectomy and secure endoscopic closure of the transgastric defect in a survival porcine model
    A Arezzo
    Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Torino, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Endoscopy 41:767-72. 2009
    ..Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery holds promise for surgical interventions. Before the feasibility of this technique can be established, however, secure sealing of the transluminal access needs to be thoroughly investigated...
  55. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty for morbid obesity. Assessment of efficacy
    M Morino
    Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti, 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:1566-72. 2002
    ..Laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty represents an effective alternative...
  56. doi request reprint Hydroxy-propyl-methyl-cellulose is a safe and effective lifting agent for endoscopic mucosal resection of large colorectal polyps
    A Arezzo
    Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Universita di Torino, Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 23:1065-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate safety and efficacy of hydroxy-propyl-methyl-cellulose (HPMC) injection for this purpose...
  57. doi request reprint TransAnal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) with SILS™ port versus Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM): a comparative experimental study
    Roberto Rimonda
    Department of Surgery, ASLCN1, Mondovì CN Hospital, 12084, Mondovi, CN, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:3762-8. 2013
    ..Since clinical application has begun in the absence of any experimental validation, we assessed its feasibility and efficacy ex vivo in a pilot study...
  58. doi request reprint Esophagogastric cancer after bariatric surgery: systematic review of the literature
    Gitana Scozzari
    Department of Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:133-42. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to perform a systematic review of all reported cases of esophagogastric cancers after bariatric surgery...
  59. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality in the Italian Gastric Cancer Study Group randomized clinical trial of D1 versus D2 resection for gastric cancer
    M Degiuli
    University Division of General Surgery 1a, Centro Prevenzione Oncologica Piemonte, Hospital San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Br J Surg 97:643-9. 2010
    ..A randomized clinical trial was performed to compare D1 and D2 gastrectomy in specialized Western centres. This paper reports short-term results...
  60. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open surgery for extraperitoneal rectal cancer: a prospective comparative study
    M Morino
    Chirurgia Generale II, Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Turin, C so A M Dogliotti, 14 10126, Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 19:1460-7. 2005
    ..This study aimed to compare perioperative and long-term results of laparoscopic and open resection (OR) for low and midrectal cancer...
  61. doi request reprint Experimental assessment of a novel robotically-driven endoscopic capsule compared to traditional colonoscopy
    Alberto Arezzo
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Torino, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 45:657-62. 2013
    ..Despite colonoscopy represents the conventional diagnostic tool for colorectal pathology, its undeniable discomfort reduces compliance to screening programmes...
  62. doi request reprint New developments for endoscopic hollow organ closure in prospective of NOTES
    Alberto Arezzo
    Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 17:355-60. 2008
    ..We believe the hollow organ defect closure now represents the most important issue to decode whether or not we are going to proceed with NOTES. Ongoing surviving animal labs will give us indications on how to proceed...
  63. ncbi request reprint Transperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy: experience in 72 procedures
    F Porpiglia
    Department of Clinical and Biologic Science, San Luigi Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    J Endourol 15:275-9. 2001
    ..To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of transperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy for a variety of adrenal diseases...
  64. ncbi request reprint Gasless laparoscopy could avoid alterations in hepatic function
    G Giraudo
    Department of Surgery, University of Turnin, C.S. A.M. Dogliotti, A6, A10126 Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 15:741-6. 2001
    ..Therefore, the use of a subcutaneous abdominal wall retractor combined with a low-pressure pneumoperitoneum is recommended for patients with severe hepatic failure. Transaminases..
  65. doi request reprint Intraocular pressure variation during colorectal laparoscopic surgery: standard pneumoperitoneum leads to reversible elevation in intraocular pressure
    Andrea Grosso
    Centre for Macular Research, San Mauro Torinese and Torino Eye Hospital, Via Roma 73, Torino, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:3370-6. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the potential fluctuations of IOP during colorectal laparoscopic surgery in two groups of patients: those with and those without Trendelenburg positioning...
  66. ncbi request reprint Perianal granular cell tumor: report of a case and review of the literature
    Massimiliano Mistrangelo
    Department of Surgery and Center of Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of Turin, Italy
    Tumori 95:538-41. 2009
    ..Over the years several cases of this neoplasm have been reported, with a variety of localizations. We here report a case of perianal granular cell tumor and discuss its histogenesis and its relevance to clinical practice...
  67. ncbi request reprint Improving the analysis of esophageal acid exposure by a new parameter: area under H+
    Fabrizio Rebecchi
    Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:568-74. 2002
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic adrenalectomy in multiple endocrine tumors, in secreting and non-secreting lesions]
    G Giraudo
    Chirurgia Generale II, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche Università degli Studi di Torino, Torino, Italy
    Minerva Chir 59:1-5. 2004
    ..Personal experience in laparoscopic adrenalectomies (LA) for secreting and non-secreting tumors is presented...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Use of the "flat mesh" T4r in the Trabucco inguinal hernioplasty. Technical note]
    V Festa
    Clinica Chirurgica, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Chir 57:707-10. 2002
    ..The positioning of the T4r in place of a three-dimensional plug like T1 in particular is an elective choice to prevent the risk of compression of the loco-regional vascular structures...
  70. pmc Laparoscopic liver resection for malignant liver tumors: preliminary results of a multicenter European study
    Jean Francois Gigot
    Saint Luc University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Surg 236:90-7. 2002
    ..To assess the feasibility, safety, and outcome of laparoscopic liver resection for malignant liver tumors...
  71. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery versus open surgery for colon cancer: short-term outcomes of a randomised trial
    Ruben Veldkamp
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet Oncol 6:477-84. 2005
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  72. ncbi request reprint [Robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery. Preliminary results at our Center]
    Gianluca Benincà
    Ospedale San Giovanni Battista Le Molinette Università degli Studi di Torino
    Chir Ital 55:321-31. 2003
    ..However, operative times were longer and costs higher, with no difference in outcomes. Given the current level of technology and experience, robotic surgery would not appear to afford any advantage over standard laparoscopic approaches...
  73. ncbi request reprint Proximalisation of colorectal carcinoma: a 10-year study in Italy
    Luigi Fenoglio
    Department of Internal Medicine, Santa Croce General Hospital, Via Michele Coppino 26, 12100 Cuneo, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 53:736-40. 2008
    ..Proximalisation of colon carcinoma has been reported over the course of the last 60 years. Changes in site distribution are receiving increasing attention on account of their implications for screening programmes...
  74. ncbi request reprint [Implementation of transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) in Italy: a multicentre investigation]
    Roberto Puglisi
    SS di Chirurgia Colon Proctologica, Azienda Ospedaliera Villascassi, Genova
    Chir Ital 59:641-9. 2007
    ..Overall analysis of the data raised many questions needing to be answered, especially with regard to the proper use of a surgical technique that is difficult but not impossible to implement...