E Ruffini

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tumours of the thymus: a cohort study of prognostic factors from the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons database
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Surgery, Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 46:361-8. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Thymoma: inter-relationships among World Health Organization histology, Masaoka staging and myasthenia gravis and their independent prognostic significance: a single-centre experience
    Enrico Ruffini
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino and S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:146-53. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Lung tumors with mixed histologic pattern. Clinico-pathologic characteristics and prognostic significance
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, 3, Via Genova, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:701-7. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Significance of the presence of microscopic vascular invasion after complete resection of Stage I-II pT1-T2N0 non-small cell lung cancer and its relation with T-Size categories: did the 2009 7th edition of the TNM staging system miss something?
    Enrico Ruffini
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 6:319-26. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Management of thymic tumors: a survey of current practice among members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 6:614-23. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The significance of intraoperative pleural effusion during surgery for bronchogenic carcinoma
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, 3, Via Genova 10126, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:508-13. 2002
  7. doi request reprint The role of surgery in recurrent thymic tumors
    Enrico Ruffini
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, 3 Via Genova, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Thorac Surg Clin 19:121-31. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Recommended changes for T and N descriptors proposed by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer - Lung Cancer Staging Project: a validation study from a single-centre experience
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino and S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Ospedale Molinette, 3, Via Genova 10126, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:1037-44. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Clinical significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in lung neoplasms
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:365-71; discussion 371-2. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Fungal infections in lung transplantation. Incidence, risk factors and prognostic significance
    E Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, 3, Via Genova, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 18:181-90. 2001

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint Tumours of the thymus: a cohort study of prognostic factors from the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons database
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Surgery, Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 46:361-8. 2014
    ..A retrospective database was developed by the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, collecting patients submitted to surgery for thymic tumours to analyse clinico-pathological prognostic predictors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Thymoma: inter-relationships among World Health Organization histology, Masaoka staging and myasthenia gravis and their independent prognostic significance: a single-centre experience
    Enrico Ruffini
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino and S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:146-53. 2011
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Lung tumors with mixed histologic pattern. Clinico-pathologic characteristics and prognostic significance
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, 3, Via Genova, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:701-7. 2002
    ..To analyze and compare clinico-pathologic characteristics and survival between lung tumors with mixed histologic pattern and our population of resected lung tumors with single histology in the same period...
  4. doi request reprint Significance of the presence of microscopic vascular invasion after complete resection of Stage I-II pT1-T2N0 non-small cell lung cancer and its relation with T-Size categories: did the 2009 7th edition of the TNM staging system miss something?
    Enrico Ruffini
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 6:319-26. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Management of thymic tumors: a survey of current practice among members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 6:614-23. 2011
    ..Management of thymoma has largely been based on single-institution retrospective, observational studies. The European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) Thymic Working Group has investigated the current practice among ESTS members...
  6. ncbi request reprint The significance of intraoperative pleural effusion during surgery for bronchogenic carcinoma
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, 3, Via Genova 10126, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:508-13. 2002
    ..To analyze patients submitted to thoracotomy for lung carcinoma presenting with an intraoperative pleural effusion (PE)...
  7. doi request reprint The role of surgery in recurrent thymic tumors
    Enrico Ruffini
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, 3 Via Genova, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Thorac Surg Clin 19:121-31. 2009
    ..Extended resections are justified to achieve complete removal of the recurrence. Recurring thymic carcinoma or carcinoids may be more difficult to treat...
  8. ncbi request reprint Recommended changes for T and N descriptors proposed by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer - Lung Cancer Staging Project: a validation study from a single-centre experience
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino and S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Ospedale Molinette, 3, Via Genova 10126, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:1037-44. 2009
    ..We re-classify our operated patients to evaluate the effectiveness of the IASLC suggestions...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in lung neoplasms
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:365-71; discussion 371-2. 2009
    ..We examined prevalence, correlations, and prognostic significance of TIL among our patient population of resected lung neoplasms...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fungal infections in lung transplantation. Incidence, risk factors and prognostic significance
    E Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, 3, Via Genova, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 18:181-90. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Frequency and mortality of acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome after pulmonary resection for bronchogenic carcinoma
    E Ruffini
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, 3 Via Genova, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:30-6, discussion 36-7. 2001
    ..We reviewed the frequency and mortality of acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in our population of patients submitted to pulmonary resection for primary bronchogenic carcinoma...
  12. ncbi request reprint The significance of associated pre-invasive lesions in patients resected for primary lung neoplasms
    E Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, 3, Via Genova I 10126, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:165-72. 2004
    ..To evaluate the prevalence and clinico/prognostic significance of the presence of pre-invasive lesions in patients resected for primary lung neoplasm...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumours]
    O Rena
    Cattedra di Chirurgia Toracica, Universita degli Studi, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Chir 57:403-23. 2002
    ..During the last decade, the importance of the use of somatostatine analogues (octreotide) in the staging, early detection of the recurrent disease and its management such as that of the associated carcinoid syndrome became clear...
  14. ncbi request reprint Digital air leak monitoring after lobectomy for primary lung cancer in patients with moderate COPD: can a fast-tracking algorithm reduce postoperative costs and complications?
    P L Filosso
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 51:429-33. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to test a new fast-track chest tube removal protocol using a new drainage system, which digitally records postoperative air leaks, compared to the traditional one, with subjective visual air leak assessment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trimodality management of malignant pleural mesothelioma
    G Maggi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Via Genova 3, 10126, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 19:346-50. 2001
    ..We reviewed our experience with trimodality management of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lung volume reduction surgery 10 years later
    S Baldi
    Pulmonary Division, Ospedale S Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 53:809-15. 2012
    ..Composite preoperative and early postoperative variables were analysed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Combined cytomegalovirus prophylaxis in lung transplantation: effects on acute rejection, lymphocytic bronchitis/bronchiolitis, and herpesvirus infections
    P Solidoro
    Division of Pneumology, ASO S Giovanni Battista di Torino and University of Torino, Turin, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:2013-4. 2008
    ..Our data suggested the efficacy of combined CMV prophylaxis to prevent ARE and LB, 2 risk factors for chronic rejection, and a possible role to reduce the trend toward CMV pneumonia and EBV infections...
  18. ncbi request reprint Supraventricular arrhythmias after resection surgery of the lung
    O Rena
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:688-93. 2001
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  19. doi request reprint Preliminary results of a new small-bore percutaneous pleural catheter used for treatment of malignant pleural effusions in ECOG PS 3-4 patients
    P L Filosso
    University of Torino, Department of Thoracic Surgery, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Via Genova 3, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:1093-8. 2011
    ..SBC use is therefore rapidly increasing. The aim of this paper is to present our preliminary TP results using a new percutaneous chest drainage system(UNICO®, Redax, Mirandola Modena, Italy)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Combined prophylaxis decreases incidence of CMV-associated pneumonia after lung transplantation
    P Solidoro
    Division of Pneumology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria San Giovanni Battista di Torino, Turin, Italy
    Transplant Proc 41:1347-8. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of acquired non-malignant tracheo-esophageal fistulas
    A Oliaro
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, S. Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 42:257-60. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Postintubation tracheoesophageal fistula is usually best treated with one-stage surgical procedure: which preferably consists of tracheal resection and anastomosis and primary esophageal closure...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lung donors selection criteria: a review
    P L Filosso
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Lung Transplant Program, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 47:361-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to review how the main lung donor selection criteria have been changed and how they influence the recipient outcome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung: a clinicopathologic study of eighteen cases and the efficacy of adjuvant treatment with octreotide
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:819-24. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of a new adjuvant protocol with octreotide, alone or in combination with radiotherapy, in radically resected large cell neuroendocrine carcinomas of the lung...
  24. doi request reprint The significance of intrapulmonary metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer: upstaging or downstaging? A re-appraisal for the next TNM staging system
    Alberto Oliaro
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Ospedale Molinette, Via Genova 3, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:438-43; discussion 443. 2008
    ..Some authors have questioned the negative prognostic impact of PM. The present study assessed prevalence, correlation with clinico-pathologic variables and impact on survival of PM, along with a review of the literature...
  25. ncbi request reprint Stage I non-small cell lung carcinoma: really an early stage?
    Ottavio Rena
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, v Genova 3, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:514-9. 2002
    ..We review our results on surgical treatment of patients with stage I non-small cell lung carcinoma and we attempted to clarify the prognostic significance of some surgical--pathologic variables...
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of patients treated with octreotide for metastatic well differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung
    P L Filosso
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Turin, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 41:773-6. 2000
    ..It is suggested that octreotide should be considered as an effective therapy in WDNC for the control of the disease and associated paraneoplastic syndromes...
  27. ncbi request reprint The specific effects of prior opioid exposure on placebo analgesia and placebo respiratory depression
    F Benedetti
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino Medical School, Italy
    Pain 75:313-9. 1998
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Giuliano Maggi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, 3, Via Genova, Torino, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1844. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Bronchial carcinoid tumors: surgical management and long-term outcome
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:303-9. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the variables influencing long-term survival of patients treated for bronchial carcinoid tumors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Abnormal expression of Endoglin and its receptor complex (TGF-β1 and TGF-β receptor II) as early angiogenic switch indicator in premalignant lesions of the colon mucosa
    Graziella Bellone
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Turin, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Int J Oncol 37:1153-65. 2010
    ..These findings suggest active angiogenesis occurs in many pre-malignant colon cases and supports more careful evaluation of different chemopreventive agents...
  31. doi request reprint Neuroendocrine tumors of the thymus
    Enrico Ruffini
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Via Genova, 3, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Thorac Surg Clin 21:13-23, v. 2011
    ..Recurrences are frequent after surgery and may be locoregional or distant. Surgery is recommended when feasible in the treatment of locoregional recurrences...
  32. doi request reprint Radical resection of a giant, invasive and symptomatic malignant Solitary Fibrous Tumour (SFT) of the pleura
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    University of Torino Italy, Department of Thoracic Surgery, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Via Genova, 3, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Lung Cancer 64:117-20. 2009
    ..The case of a giant, invasive, radically resected malignant SFT, is described. The role of postoperative radiotherapy, to reduce the risk of recurrence, is also discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Patient's home care management in persistent air leaks and chronic pneumothorax using a new drainage system
    P L Filosso
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 51:773-5. 2010
    ..He was successfully home-assisted with a new chest drainage system with automatic constant negative suction pressure...
  34. ncbi request reprint Severe hypoglycaemia associated with a giant solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura
    P L Filosso
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 43:559-61. 2002
    ..Hypoglycaemia was controlled by the resection of the tumor. Diagnosis and surgical management of these neoplasms are also discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Chest wall and hemidiaphragm reconstruction with Gore-Tex mesh and omolateral latissimus dorsi flap. A case report
    L Benzo
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Chir 63:541-5. 2008
    ..The patient was discharged from the hospital 17 days postoperatively. The postoperative course was uneventful and the wound was fine...
  36. ncbi request reprint Stage I pure bronchioloalveolar carcinoma: recurrences, survival and comparison with adenocarcinoma of the lung
    Ottavio Rena
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista, Turin 10126, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:409-14. 2003
    ..We aim to analyse differences between stage I peripheral nodular BAC and stage I peripheral adenocarcinoma of the lung,..
  37. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary resection for metastases from colorectal cancer: factors influencing prognosis. Twenty-year experience
    Ottavio Rena
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista, v Genova 3, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:906-12. 2002
    ..We reviewed our experience in the surgical management of 80 patients with colorectal pulmonary metastases and investigated factors affecting survival...
  38. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous osteoclastogenesis is a predictive factor for bone metastases from non-small cell lung cancer
    I Roato
    CeRMS Center for Experimental Research and Medical Studies University and A S O San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Lung Cancer 61:109-16. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Single versus double lung transplantation in pulmonary fibrosis: a debated topic
    M Rinaldi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Turin, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:2010-2. 2008
    ..Further studies will be needed to formulate recommendations regarding the preferred surgical approach in IPF...
  40. ncbi request reprint Thyroid metastasis after resection of atypical bronchial carcinoid
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Turin, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1840-3. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of atypical bronchial carcinoids with liver metastases, treated with octreotide
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Torino, Via Genova 3, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:913-7. 2002
    ..To demonstrate that liver metastases by radically resected atypical carcinoids of the lung can be effectively treated by new somatostatin analogs...
  42. ncbi request reprint Does lobectomy for lung cancer in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease affect lung function? A multicenter national study
    Sergio Baldi
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital S Giovanni Battista of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1616-22. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of lobectomy on pulmonary function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  43. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary metastasectomy for melanoma
    Alberto Oliaro
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Turin, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 5:S187-91. 2010
    ..The authors have analyzed their experience in 26 patients operated on between 2000 and 2008 alongside a review of the large series in the literature...
  44. doi request reprint Hemoptysis caused by an endobronchial lipoma
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    University of Torino Italy, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:954-5. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Heart herniation after blunt chest trauma
    Guglielmo Maria Actis Dato
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:367-8. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Successful bilateral lung volume reduction in a child with emphysema from bronchiolitis obliterans
    Maurizio Mancuso
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, San Giovanni Battista University Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:645-7. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Bilateral pneumothorax, pneumonia, and pneumomediastinum after injection of a hard drug into the neck
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, and San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:1233-4. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary treatment of advanced thymic neuroendocrine carcinoma (carcinoid): report of a successful case and review of the literature
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    Departmentof Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino Italy San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1215-9. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Does adjuvant radiation therapy improve disease-free survival in completely resected Masaoka stage II thymoma?
    Ottavio Rena
    Thoracic Surgery Department, University of Eastern Piedmont A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:109-13. 2007
    ..To determine whether or not patients with completely resected Masaoka stage II thymoma benefit from postoperative radiotherapy (RT)...
  50. ncbi request reprint World Health Organization histologic classification: an independent prognostic factor in resected thymomas
    Ottavio Rena
    Thoracic Surgery Department, University of Eastern Piedmont, Maggiore della Carità General Hospital, via Mazzini 18, Novara 28100, Italy
    Lung Cancer 50:59-66. 2005
    ..The present study demonstrated the World Health Organization histologic classification a good prognostic factor, such as completeness of surgical resection and Masaoka staging system...
  51. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine tumors of the lung and octreotide scintigraphy
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1692-3; author reply 1693-4. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative OctreoScan and management of bronchial carcinoid
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    Chest 122:1493; author reply 1493-4. 2002
  53. ncbi request reprint Synchronous bilateral typical carcinoid of the lung
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 24:174; author reply 175. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary metastases from epithelial tumours: late results of surgical treatment
    Ottavio Rena
    Thoracic Surgery Department, University A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:217-22. 2006
    ..The present paper aims to evaluate the long-term results and factors influencing prognosis in patients submitted to lung resection for metastases from extrapulmonary epithelial tumours...