G Ramacciato

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Heller myotomy versus heller myotomy with Dor fundoplication for achalasia
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Ann Surg 243:426-7; author reply 427-8. 2006
  2. pmc Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the anal canal: an unusual presentation
    Giuseppe R Nigri
    Department of Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, 2nd School of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 5:20. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Prognostic evaluation of the new American Joint Committee on Cancer/International Union Against Cancer staging system for hepatocellular carcinoma: analysis of 112 cirrhotic patients resected for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    II Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, UOC Chirurgia A Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:289-97. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint [Prognostic factors after surgical resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma]
    G Ramacciato
    Service de Chirurgie Hépatobiliopancréatique, 2 e Faculté de Médecine et Chirurgie, Université de Rome La Sapienza, Hôpital Sant Andrea, 1035 1039, Via di Grottarossa, 00189 Rome, Italie
    Ann Chir 131:379-85. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Univariate and multivariate analysis of prognostic factors in the surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic patients
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of General Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Unit, University of Rome La Sapienza II Faculty of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:898-903. 2006
  6. pmc Simultaneous bilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy is safe for synchronous large adrenal tumors
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Rome, Italy
    JSLS 10:381-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Liver resection for intrahepatic lithiasis. Report of a case
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of Surgery Pietro Valdoni University of Rome, La Sapienza, V le del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1889-90. 2003
  8. pmc Minimally invasive surgical treatment of esophageal achalasia
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of Surgery Pietro Valdoni, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    JSLS 7:219-25. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatic resections for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC): short and long-term results on 106 cirrhotic patients
    G Ramacciato
    University of Rome La Sapienza, II Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, UOC Chirurgia A, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 22:233-41. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Is laparoscopic adrenalectomy safe and effective for adrenal masses larger than 7 cm?
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, II o School of Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea Via di Grottarossa 1035, 1039 00189, Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 22:516-21. 2008

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Publications47

  1. pmc Heller myotomy versus heller myotomy with Dor fundoplication for achalasia
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Ann Surg 243:426-7; author reply 427-8. 2006
  2. pmc Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the anal canal: an unusual presentation
    Giuseppe R Nigri
    Department of Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, 2nd School of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 5:20. 2007
    ..GIST arising from the anal canal account for only 2%-8% of the anorectal GIST. Thus anal GIST must be considered an exceptional case...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prognostic evaluation of the new American Joint Committee on Cancer/International Union Against Cancer staging system for hepatocellular carcinoma: analysis of 112 cirrhotic patients resected for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    II Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, UOC Chirurgia A Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:289-97. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [Prognostic factors after surgical resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma]
    G Ramacciato
    Service de Chirurgie Hépatobiliopancréatique, 2 e Faculté de Médecine et Chirurgie, Université de Rome La Sapienza, Hôpital Sant Andrea, 1035 1039, Via di Grottarossa, 00189 Rome, Italie
    Ann Chir 131:379-85. 2006
    ..To evaluate short and long-term results in 23 patients resected for hilar cholangiocarcinoma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Univariate and multivariate analysis of prognostic factors in the surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic patients
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of General Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Unit, University of Rome La Sapienza II Faculty of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:898-903. 2006
    ..Evaluation of the short- and long-term outcome of liver resections for HCC in cirrhotic patients...
  6. pmc Simultaneous bilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy is safe for synchronous large adrenal tumors
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Rome, Italy
    JSLS 10:381-5. 2006
    ..Laparoscopic bilateral adrenalectomy is a safe, effective procedure when performed by experienced hands and may be an alternative treatment for large adrenal lesions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Liver resection for intrahepatic lithiasis. Report of a case
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of Surgery Pietro Valdoni University of Rome, La Sapienza, V le del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1889-90. 2003
    ..Herein we present a case affected with intrahepatic primary lithiasis localized into the left biliary system that successfully underwent left hepatic lobectomy...
  8. pmc Minimally invasive surgical treatment of esophageal achalasia
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of Surgery Pietro Valdoni, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    JSLS 7:219-25. 2003
    ..We report the evolution of our experience from thoracoscopic Heller myotomy (THM) to laparoscopic Heller myotomy (LHM). Our objective is to define the efficacy and safety of these 2 approaches...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatic resections for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC): short and long-term results on 106 cirrhotic patients
    G Ramacciato
    University of Rome La Sapienza, II Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, UOC Chirurgia A, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 22:233-41. 2003
    ..The viral ethiology of cirrhosis, the presence of multiple nodules and vascular invasion negatively affected recurrence rate and long-term survival...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is laparoscopic adrenalectomy safe and effective for adrenal masses larger than 7 cm?
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, II o School of Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea Via di Grottarossa 1035, 1039 00189, Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 22:516-21. 2008
    ..However, the role of LA for large-volume (more than 6 cm) masses has not been well defined. Our aim was to evaluate, retrospectively, the outcome of LA for adrenal lesions larger than 7 cm...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Hepatic resections for hepatocarcinoma in the XXI century]
    G Ramacciato
    UOC Chirurgia Epatobiliopancreatica, Ospedale S Andrea, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza II, Roma, Italy
    Minerva Chir 63:45-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to review the results of studies on resected cirrhotic patients affected by HCC...
  12. doi request reprint Does portal-superior mesenteric vein invasion still indicate irresectability for pancreatic carcinoma?
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, UOC Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, II Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa 1035 1039, Rome, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:817-25. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Does surgical resection have a role in the treatment of large or multinodular hepatocellular carcinoma?
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of Surgery, University Sapienza of Rome, II Faculty of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Am Surg 76:1189-97. 2010
    ..Randomized controlled trials comparing resection to other treatment modalities are indicated to determine optimal patient management...
  14. ncbi request reprint The laparoscopic approach with antireflux surgery is superior to the thoracoscopic approach for the treatment of esophageal achalasia. Experience of a single surgical unit
    G Ramacciato
    Department of Surgery Pietro Valdoni, University La Sapienza, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:1431-7. 2002
    ..We report the experience of a single unit with thoracoscopic Heller myotomy (THM) and laparoscopic Heller myotomy (LHM) and we analyze the short- and long-term surgical outcomes in patients treated by each of the two approaches...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Heller myotomy with or without partial fundoplication: a matter of debate
    G Ramacciato
    Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Ospedale Sant Andrea, UOC Chirurgia D, Via di Grottarossa no 1035 1037, 00189 Rome, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1558-61. 2005
    ..To present our experience of laparoscopic Heller stretching myotomy followed by His angle reconstruction as surgical approach to esophageal achalasia...
  16. ncbi request reprint [A rare presentation of Amyand's hernia. Case report and review of the literature]
    G Nigri
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale, II Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Policlinico Sant Andrea, Università di Roma La Sapienza II, Roma
    Minerva Chir 63:169-74. 2008
    ..In fact, it can range from the simple repair of the abdominal defect with a prosthetic mesh, to appendectomy, small bowel resection and repair of the abdominal wall defect without a mesh...
  17. doi request reprint Minimally invasive adrenalectomy for incidentally discovered cavernous hemangioma
    Giuseppe Nigri
    Department of Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, II School of Medicine, St Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 17:255-8. 2008
    ..This paper reports the only case of a large cavernous hemangioma removed with transperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy and reviews the literature...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perioperative transfusion risk assessment with elective hepatectomy
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, St Andrea Hospital
    Ann Surg 253:629-30. 2011
    ..Supplemental digital content is available in the text...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Successful endoscopic treatment of spontaneous esophageal perforation in the elderly]
    Giuseppe Nigri
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, II Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Policlinico Sant Andrea, Roma
    Ann Ital Chir 79:205-7. 2008
    ..Many strategies have been advocated for its management. Prompt diagnosis and early treatment are required to decrease the poor prognosis of this condition. A conservative therapy may be effective in selected cases...
  20. doi request reprint Metaanalysis of trials comparing minimally invasive and open distal pancreatectomies
    Giuseppe R Nigri
    Department of Surgery, St Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, 5 Ovest, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189, Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 25:1642-51. 2011
    ..However, most studies have been limited by a small sample size and a single-institution design. To overcome this problem, the first metaanalysis of studies comparing MIDP and open distal pancreatectomy (ODP) has been performed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ten years of laparoscopic adrenalectomy: lesson learned from 104 procedures
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    University of Rome La Sapienza, II Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Rome, Italy
    Am Surg 71:321-5. 2005
    ..After a relatively short learning curve, it can be performed successfully by any surgeon with low operative morbidity and mortality. The size of the adrenal tumor should not be considered a contraindication to this procedure...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Minimally invasive adrenalectomy: transperitoneal vs. retroperitoneal approach]
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Chirurgia Generale D, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, II Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi La Sapienza, Roma
    Chir Ital 60:15-22. 2008
    ..There is no clear preference between TLA and RLA in the literature. However, the experience of the surgeon still remains the most important variable when choosing between the two approaches...
  23. ncbi request reprint Synchronous gastric adenocarcinoma and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Mirko Muroni
    Department of General Surgery, La Sapienza University of Rome, St Andrea Hospital, viale Gino Cervi 53 L, 00139, Rome, Italy
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 9:97-9. 2010
    ..In gastric carcinoma patients, the prevalence of second tumors varies 2.8% to 6.8% according to the reported statistics. Gastric cancer associated with pancreatic cancer is uncommon...
  24. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in elderly cirrhotic patients: personal experience
    Paolo Mercantini
    Department of Surgery P Valdoni, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Res 22:3709-12. 2002
    ..Our study evaluates the benefits of hepatic resections for HCC in cirrhotic patients aged over 65, analysing the early and long-term surgical results...
  25. ncbi request reprint Intestinal autotransplantation for adenocarcinoma of pancreas involving the mesenteric root: our experience and literature review
    Cristiano Quintini
    Department of Surgery, Liver and Multivisceral Transplant Center, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Policlinico di Modena, Modena, Italy
    Pancreas 34:266-8. 2007
    ..Intestinal autotransplantation can represent a significant technical advance for increasing the resectability rate and, ultimately, the survival rate for advanced adenocarcinoma of the pancreas in highly selected patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hemoperitoneum from a spontaneous rupture of a giant hemangioma of the liver: report of a case
    Nicola Corigliano
    Department of Surgery Pietro Valdoni, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Surg Today 33:459-63. 2003
    ..Among the 5 sutured patients, 2 (40%) died as well as 3 (75%) out of 4 patients who underwent tamponade. The mortality rate of all surgery patients was 36.4% (8/22)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adrenalectomy: a worthwhile procedure performed in a general surgery department
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of Surgery, Pietro Valdoni, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Am Surg 69:427-33. 2003
    ..Postoperative hospital stay was 3 +/- 1.4 days (range 2-8). We believe that laparoscopic adrenalectomy is safe and effective in removing benign functioning or nonfunctioning adrenal masses and also in a general surgery department...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparison between site N-category and number N-category for nodal staging in carcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction: our experience and literature review
    Paolo Aurello
    University of Rome La Sapienza, II Faculty of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Surgery Unit D, Rome, Italy
    Am Surg 72:118-23. 2006
    ..This study concludes that the numbers and locations of metastatic lymph nodes are important prognostic factors that should be included in the next TNM edition...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Right hemicolectomy for colon cancer: a prospective randomised study comparing laparoscopic vs. open technique]
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    UOC Chirurgia Generale D, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, Roma II Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita La Sapienza, Roma
    Chir Ital 60:1-7. 2008
    ..Equivalent oncological clearance was obtained, fulfilling the stated criteria of 5 cm free resection margins and number of lymph nodes resected, though we removed fewer lymph nodes in LRH compared to ORH (p < 0.05)...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Angiogenic factors and their relation to stage, lymph-node micrometastases and prognosis in patients operated on for gastric cancer]
    Paolo Aurello
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia P Valdoni, Seconda Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, Roma
    Chir Ital 59:435-44. 2007
    ..More investigation with similar techniques in large prospective series is needed as a support to clinical practice...
  31. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis and microvessel density in gastric cancer: correlation with tumor stage and prognosis
    Paolo Aurello
    University of Rome La Sapienza Second School of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, General Surgery Ward 3, Rome, Italy
    Am Surg 75:1183-8. 2009
    ..036) and to a poorer 5-year overall survival (P < 0.05). Further studies are required to confirm the role of apoptosis and MVD in the development and progression of gastric cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor C and microvessel density in gastric carcinoma: correlation with clinicopathological factors. Our experience and review of the literature
    Paolo Aurello
    Surgery Unit D, Second Faculty of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Oncol Res 17:405-11. 2009
    ..Further studies are required to determine whether these factors may be used in clinical practice in order to define the relationship with prognosis and to better characterize the biologic features of gastric carcinoma...
  33. ncbi request reprint Classification of lymph node metastases from gastric cancer: comparison between N-site and N-number systems. Our experience and review of the literature
    Paolo Aurello
    University of Rome, La Sapienza, Second Faculty of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Surgery Unit D, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Am Surg 73:359-66. 2007
    ..Hence, in our opinion, for correct N-staging, 10 lymph nodes in early gastric cancer and at least 16 in the other pT-stages seem sufficient for a real pN0 stadiation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Liver allocation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a European Center policy in the pre-MELD era
    Matteo Ravaioli
    Department of Liver and Multiorgan Transplantation, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Transplantation 81:525-30. 2006
    ..Policies to decrease dropout during waiting time for liver transplantation (LT) are under debate...
  35. ncbi request reprint The role of liver resections for noncolorectal, nonneuroendocrine metastases: experience with 142 observed cases
    Giorgio Ercolani
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University of Bologna, Hospital Sant Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:459-66. 2005
    ..To evaluate the role of liver resection for noncolorectal, nonneuroendocrine metastases, indications and results were retrospectively reviewed in 142 observed patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Prognostic factors and long term outcome after surgery for hilar cholangiocarcinoma. Univariate and multivariate analysis]
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Universita di Roma La Sapienza, II Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Ospedale Sant Andrea, UOC di Chirurgia Epato Bilio Pancreatica
    Chir Ital 56:749-59. 2004
    ..The univariate and multivariate analysis showed that low albumin levels, positive resection margins and T are the most important factors influencing long term survival...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic Heller myotomy with angle of His reconstruction: an alternative technique to partial fundoplication in the treatment of achalasia]
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    UOC Chirurgia A, Ospedale S Andrea, II Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza
    Chir Ital 56:489-94. 2004
    ..In conclusion, enhancing the angle of His as an antireflux mechanism proved as effective as partial anterior fundoplication in reducing the incidence of recurrent achalasia...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Impact of new lymph node staging on lymphadenectomy and on the prognosis of patients undergoing surgery for gastric cancer]
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    UOC Chirurgia Generale D Dipartimento di Chirurgia P Valdoni Seconda Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia Università degli Studi La Sapienza, Roma
    Chir Ital 58:285-94. 2006
    ..For the purposes of correct N-staging, 10 lymph nodes in early gastric cancer and at least 16 in the other pT stages seem sufficient to achieve effective pNO staging...
  39. ncbi request reprint Preliminary results of a "prope" tolerogenic regimen with thymoglobulin pretreatment and hepatitis C virus recurrence in liver transplantation
    Nicola De Ruvo
    U O Chirurgia dei Trapianti di Fegato e Multiorgano, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola, Bologna, Italy
    Transplantation 80:8-12. 2005
    ..We report the preliminary results of a retrospective analysis aimed at discovering any relationship between Thymoglobulin immunosuppression and the pattern of recurrence of hepatitis C...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomised study of cephalic vein cut-down versus subclavian vein puncture technique in the implantation of subcutaneous venous access devices
    Francesco A D'Angelo
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia P Valdoni II Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza
    Chir Ital 54:495-500. 2002
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Surgical therapy for hepatolithiasis: a Western experience
    Gaetano Vetrone
    Department of Liver and Multiorgan Transplantation, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Am Coll Surg 202:306-12. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to analyze the perioperative and longterm results of surgical therapy for hepatolithiasis...
  42. ncbi request reprint Outcome of hepatic artery reconstruction in liver transplantation with an iliac arterial interposition graft
    Massimo Del Gaudio
    Liver and Multiorgan Transplantation Unit, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Clin Transplant 19:399-405. 2005
    ..In case of anomal hepatic arterial inflow, it can be necessary to perform revascularization of the liver allograft by iliac arterial interposition graft...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of biliary complications in right lobe living donor liver transplantation
    Giovanni Ramacciato
    Department of Surgery and Transplantations, Liver and Multiorgan Transplantation Unit, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Transpl Int 19:122-7. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, attention and surgical refinement can lead to a significant reduction of the biliary complication rate, improving graft and patient survival...
  44. doi request reprint Synchronous carcinosarcoma of the intrapancreatic bile duct and carcinoma in situ of wirsung duct: a case report
    Paolo Aurello
    Pancreas 36:95-7. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Minimization of immunosuppression with thymoglobuline pre-treatment and HCV recurrence in liver transplantation
    Nicola De Ruvo
    Liver and Multiorgan Transplant Center, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Transplant 19:255-8. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Squamocellular carcinoma and chondrosarcoma: a true pulmonary carcinosarcoma. Report of a case
    Paolo Aurello
    Department of Surgery Pietro Valdoni, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Res 23:3073-6. 2003
    ..The mesenchymal part is mostly a spindle cell sarcoma and sometimes a polymorphocellular sarcoma. Differentiation as osteosarcoma and chondrosarcoma is rare...
  47. ncbi request reprint Histological recurrent hepatitis C after liver transplantation: Outcome and role of retransplantation
    Giorgio Ercolani
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, Sant Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Liver Transpl 12:1104-11. 2006
    ..Outcome is quite dismal in patients with early HCV recurrence requiring retransplantation within 1 yr of first OLT...