G Zaninotto

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Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of epiphrenic diverticulum
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    General Surgery Unit, SS Giovanni e Paolo Hospital, University of Padova, Venice, Italy
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 24:218-22. 2012
  2. pmc CDX2 hox gene product in a rat model of esophageal cancer
    Giuseppe Ingravallo
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, Pathology Unit, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 28:108. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Four hundred laparoscopic myotomies for esophageal achalasia: a single centre experience
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of General Surgery, S Giovanni e Paolo Hospital, Venice, Italy
    Ann Surg 248:986-93. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of botulinum toxin injection and upper esophageal sphincter myotomy in treating oropharyngeal dysphagia
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica 3, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:997-1006. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Diaphragmatic herniation after esophagectomy
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Istituto Oncologico Veneto IOV, Clinica Chirurgica III, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:669. 2006
  6. pmc Randomized controlled trial of botulinum toxin versus laparoscopic heller myotomy for esophageal achalasia
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica 4, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg 239:364-70. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin injection versus laparoscopic myotomy for the treatment of esophageal achalasia: economic analysis of a randomized trial
    G Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences Clinica Chirurgica 4, University of Padova School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Surg Endosc 18:691-5. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Therapeutic strategies for epiphrenic diverticula: systematic review
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Unità Operativa Complessa General Surgery, Santi Giovanni e Paolo Hospital, ULSS 12, Castello 6777, 30100, Venice, Italy
    World J Surg 35:1447-53. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of Barrett's epithelium: medical versus antireflux surgical therapy
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of General Surgery, SS Giovanni e Paolo Hospital, ULSS 12, Venice, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:7-14; discussion 14-5. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint [Barrett's esophagus. Prevalence, risk of adenocarcinoma, role of endoscopic surveillance]
    G Zaninotto
    Clinica Chirurgica 4, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Minerva Chir 57:819-36. 2002

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Publications58

  1. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of epiphrenic diverticulum
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    General Surgery Unit, SS Giovanni e Paolo Hospital, University of Padova, Venice, Italy
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 24:218-22. 2012
    ..A tailored combined laparoscopic-thoracotomic approach may be useful in case of ED located high in mediastinum or with large neck...
  2. pmc CDX2 hox gene product in a rat model of esophageal cancer
    Giuseppe Ingravallo
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, Pathology Unit, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 28:108. 2009
    ..Experimental models of longstanding esophageal reflux of duodenal-gastric contents may provide important information on the biological sequence of the Barrett's oncogenesis...
  3. doi request reprint Four hundred laparoscopic myotomies for esophageal achalasia: a single centre experience
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of General Surgery, S Giovanni e Paolo Hospital, Venice, Italy
    Ann Surg 248:986-93. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic myotomy is the currently preferred treatment for achalasia. Our objectives were to assess the long-term outcome of this operation and preoperative factors influencing said outcome...
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of botulinum toxin injection and upper esophageal sphincter myotomy in treating oropharyngeal dysphagia
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica 3, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:997-1006. 2004
    ..If BoTox fails, CP myotomy can be offered to patients with preserved oral and tongue activity at VFS and an intact bolus propulsion ability on manometry...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diaphragmatic herniation after esophagectomy
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Istituto Oncologico Veneto IOV, Clinica Chirurgica III, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:669. 2006
  6. pmc Randomized controlled trial of botulinum toxin versus laparoscopic heller myotomy for esophageal achalasia
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica 4, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg 239:364-70. 2004
    ..To compare laparoscopic cardia myotomy and fundoplication with botulinum toxin (BoTx) injection in patients with esophageal achalasia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin injection versus laparoscopic myotomy for the treatment of esophageal achalasia: economic analysis of a randomized trial
    G Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences Clinica Chirurgica 4, University of Padova School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Surg Endosc 18:691-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and economic results of two such treatments: laparoscopic myotomy and botulinum toxin injection...
  8. doi request reprint Therapeutic strategies for epiphrenic diverticula: systematic review
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Unità Operativa Complessa General Surgery, Santi Giovanni e Paolo Hospital, ULSS 12, Castello 6777, 30100, Venice, Italy
    World J Surg 35:1447-53. 2011
    ..Whatever treatment and approach are used for the patient with epiphrenic diverticula, a tailored protocol always involves detailed study of the esophageal morphology and function...
  9. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of Barrett's epithelium: medical versus antireflux surgical therapy
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of General Surgery, SS Giovanni e Paolo Hospital, ULSS 12, Venice, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:7-14; discussion 14-5. 2012
    ..Barrett's esophagus (BE) is the most serious complication of GERD. In BE patients, this observational study compares the effects of antireflux surgery versus antisecretory medical therapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Barrett's esophagus. Prevalence, risk of adenocarcinoma, role of endoscopic surveillance]
    G Zaninotto
    Clinica Chirurgica 4, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Minerva Chir 57:819-36. 2002
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  11. ncbi request reprint Tailored approach to Zenker's diverticula
    G Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica 4, University of Padova School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Surg Endosc 17:129-33. 2003
    ..Zenker's diverticula (ZD) can be treated by diverticulostomy or open surgery (upper esophageal sphincter myotomy and diverticulectomy or diverticulopexy). The aim of this study was to compare the outcome of the two alternative treatments...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term outcome and risk of oesophageal cancer after surgery for achalasia
    G Zaninotto
    Department of General Surgery, S Giovanni e Paolo Hospital, Venice, Padua, Italy
    Br J Surg 95:1488-94. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess long-term subjective outcomes after cardiomyotomy and partial fundoplication, focusing specifically on the risk of oesophageal cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery for esophageal achalasia
    G Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica IV, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:351-9. 2001
    ..The characteristic dysphagia may be alleviated by surgery, dilations, or botulinum toxin injections. Video-endoscopic surgery is used increasingly...
  14. pmc Etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of failures after laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica IV, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg 235:186-92. 2002
    ..To assess the causes of failure of laparoscopic Heller myotomy and to verify whether endoscopic pneumatic dilation is a feasible treatment...
  15. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of operated and unoperated epiphrenic diverticula
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    General Surgery, Venice Hospital, ULSS12, University of Padova School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padova, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1485-90. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term fate of operated and unoperated patients with ED...
  16. ncbi request reprint Surgical options and outcomes in Barrett's esophagus
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of General Surgery, S Giovanni e Paolo Hospital, Venice, and Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, University of Padova, Italy
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 23:452-5. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Long-term results (6-10 years) of laparoscopic fundoplication
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica III, University of Padova School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padova, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1138-45. 2007
    ..Conclusion confirms that laparoscopic fundoplication provides effective, long-term treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Hernia recurrence and dysphagia are its weak points...
  18. ncbi request reprint Objective follow-up after laparoscopic repair of large type III hiatal hernia. Assessment of safety and durability
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of Gastroenterological and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica III, University of Padova School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    World J Surg 31:2177-83. 2007
    ..The use of mesh may reduce the incidence of postoperative hernia recurrence or wrap migration in the chest...
  19. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive enucleation of esophageal leiomyoma
    G Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences Clinica Chirurgica 3, University of Padova, School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Surg Endosc 20:1904-8. 2006
    ..To date, only case reports or very small series of such techniques have been reported. The authors report their experience over the past decade...
  20. ncbi request reprint Role of acid and bile reflux in development of specialised intestinal metaplasia in distal oesophagus
    G Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:251-7. 2002
    ..Barrett's oesophagus is defined as specialised intestinal metaplasia in the distal oesophagus, regardless of extension...
  21. ncbi request reprint The laparoscopic Heller-Dor operation remains an effective treatment for esophageal achalasia at a minimum 6-year follow-up
    M Costantini
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinical Chirurgica III, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani, 35128, Padua, Italy
    Surg Endosc 19:345-51. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term clinical outcome of the laparoscopic Heller Dor procedure for esophageal achalasia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of intestinal metaplasia in the distal oesophagus, oesophagogastric junction and gastric cardia in symptomatic patients in north-east Italy: a prospective, descriptive survey. The Italian Ulcer Study Group "GISU"
    G Zaninotto
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Padova, Facolta di Medicina, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 33:316-21. 2001
    ..Incidence of adenocarcinoma of distal oesophagus and gastric cardia, probably arising from areas of intestinal metaplasia, has been increasing rapidly...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pseudoachalasia: not only esophago-gastric cancer
    G Portale
    Istituto Oncologico Veneto IOV IRCCS, University of Padova, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 20:168-72. 2007
    ..The causes were a pancreatic carcinoma, a breast cancer and an histiocytosis X. Aspects of these three patients' diagnostic and therapeutic course are discussed in detail...
  24. ncbi request reprint MAGE, BAGE, and GAGE gene expression in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia
    A Zambon
    Department of Oncology and Surgical Sciences, Oncology Section, University of Padova, Italy
    Cancer 91:1882-8. 2001
    ..Nevertheless, BAGE or GAGE expression was related significantly to a poor prognosis, whereas the expression of MAGE genes (in the absence of BAGE and GAGE expression) was related significantly to a good prognosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Surgical complications do not affect longterm survival after esophagectomy for carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus and cardia
    Ermanno Ancona
    Instituto Oncologico Veneto, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Am Coll Surg 203:661-9. 2006
    ..The longterm prognosis for patients undergoing operation depends largely on the pathologic stage of the disease. The real impact of postoperative complications on survival is still under evaluation...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Veneto Region's Barrett's Oesophagus Registry: aims, methods, preliminary results
    G Zaninotto
    Department of General Surgery and Organ Transplantation, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:18-25. 2007
    ..A Barrett's Oeosphagus Registry has been therefore established in the Veneto Region and neighbouring provinces...
  27. ncbi request reprint Altered esophageal pain threshold in irritable bowel syndrome
    M Costantini
    Department of Surgery Chirurgia Generale 2, University of Padua, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 38:206-12. 1993
    ..Esophageal involvement in IBS consists of a lower pain threshold on esophageal distension, possibly reflecting an altered visceral receptor sensitivity or modulation throughout the gut...
  28. doi request reprint Diffuse esophageal spasm: the surgical approach
    R Salvador
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica I, Padova, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 25:311-8. 2012
    ..The role of surgery in this disease requires therefore further study, even if controlled trials are probably difficult to perform, due to the rarity of the disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Only pathologic complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy improves significantly the long term survival of patients with resectable esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: final report of a randomized, controlled trial of preoperative chemotherapy versus
    E Ancona
    Clinica Chirurgica 4, University of Padova School of Medicine-Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 91:2165-74. 2001
    ..Major efforts should be undertaken to identify patients before neoadjuvant treatments who are likely to respond...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pericentriolar material analyses in normal esophageal mucosa, Barrett's metaplasia and adenocarcinoma
    Daniela Segat
    Proliferation Unit, Department of Biology, University of Padova, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 25:551-60. 2010
    ..Extending our observations in a prospective study might help in the development of new prevention protocols for adenocarcinoma patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Treatment of esophageal achalasia with laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor partial anterior fundoplication: prospective evaluation of 100 consecutive patients
    G Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences Clinica Chirurgica IV, University of Padua School of Medicine, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 4:282-9. 2000
    ..It was concluded that laparoscopic Heller myotomy with Dor fundoplication is a feasible and effective treatment for achalasia, with an actuarial success rate of 90% at 5 years...
  32. doi request reprint Interval between neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and surgery for squamous cell carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus: does delayed surgery have an impact on outcome?
    Alberto Ruol
    Department of Surgical and Gastrointestinal Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica I, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg 252:788-96. 2010
    ..Aim of this study was to evaluate whether delayed surgery after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) affects postoperative outcomes in patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the thoracic esophagus...
  33. doi request reprint Trends in management and prognosis for esophageal cancer surgery: twenty-five years of experience at a single institution
    Alberto Ruol
    Department of Gastrointestinal and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica III, University of Padova School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Arch Surg 144:247-54; discussion 254. 2009
    ..To investigate trends in results of esophagectomies to treat esophageal cancer at a single high-volume institution during the past 25 years...
  34. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori, inflammation, oxidative damage and gastric cancer: a morphological, biological and molecular pathway
    Fabio Farinati
    Departments of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Padua University, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:195-200. 2008
    ..The growing body of evidence of the regression of precancerous changes and the high prevalence of superficial gastric carcinoma demonstrated in long-term follow-up studies on NiN make this approach mandatory...
  35. doi request reprint Aurora kinase A in Barrett's carcinogenesis
    Massimo Rugge
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, Pathology Unit, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Hum Pathol 41:1380-6. 2010
    ..The identification of AURKA as a novel molecular target of cancer progression in Barrett's mucosa provides a lead for the development of new therapeutic approaches in Barrett's mucosa patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of long-standing post-stroke dysphagia with botulinum toxin and rehabilitation
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padova, School of Medicine, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 38:201-3. 2006
    ..Our findings strongly suggest that even long-standing dysphagia can improve dramatically in selected patients. To the best of our knowledge, there are no other reports with such a long follow-up...
  37. ncbi request reprint Barrett's esophagus: management of high-grade dysplasia and cancer
    Alberto Ruol
    Clinica Chirurgica 3 degrees, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Surg Res 117:44-51. 2004
    ..Finally, intensive endoscopic biopsy surveillance of patients with HGD is another investigational option that may allow prompt treatment of cancer if it develops. However, few data document the safety of this observational approach...
  38. ncbi request reprint Programmed cell death 4 protein in esophageal cancer
    Matteo Fassan
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padova, Padova PD, I 35100, Italy
    Oncol Rep 24:135-9. 2010
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  39. doi request reprint Programmed cell death 4 nuclear loss and miR-21 or activated Akt overexpression in esophageal squamous cell carcinogenesis
    M Fassan
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology Unit, University of Padova, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 25:263-8. 2012
    ..PDCD4 down-regulation, as assessed by immunohistochemistry, is a reliable biomarker of early-stage squamous cell esophageal neoplasia, providing additional information in the histological assessment of these lesions...
  40. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy: single center experience
    N Baldan
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti d Organo, U O Trapianti Rene e Pancreas, Azienda Ospedaliera, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Transplant Proc 39:1787-90. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was a retrospective assessment of the safety of laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy (LLDN) and the outcome of these renal transplantations...
  41. ncbi request reprint Survivin in esophageal cancer: An accurate prognostic marker for squamous cell carcinoma but not adenocarcinoma
    Antonio Rosato
    Department of Oncology and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Int J Cancer 119:1717-22. 2006
    ..0147). In esophageal adenocarcinoma, survivin expression and pattern of distribution had no prognostic relevance. Thus, quantifying survivin expression provides a prognostic marker only for esophageal squamous tumors...
  42. ncbi request reprint Barrett's epithelium after antireflux surgery
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of General Surgery, University of Padova School of Medicine, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:1253-60; discussion 1260-1. 2005
    ..A drop in the immunohistochemical expression of Cdx2 protein was also only documented in the SBE group. Antireflux surgery significantly modifies the histologic phenotype of SBE, but not of LBE...
  43. ncbi request reprint Oesophageal diverticula
    Mario Costantini
    Clinica Chirugica IV, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, 2, Via Giustiniani, Padua, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 18:3-17. 2004
    ..On the other hand, laparoscopic treatment of epiphrenic diverticula has recently been introduced with encouraging results. However, because the disease is rare, more experience is required in order to allow definitive conclusions...
  44. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of laparoscopic Heller-Dor surgery for esophageal achalasia: possible detrimental role of previous endoscopic treatment
    Giuseppe Portale
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica III, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:1332-9. 2005
    ..Heller-Dor surgery is safe and effective as a primary or a second-line treatment (after pneumatic dilations or BT injections) for achalasia. However, long-term results seem less satisfactory in patients previously treated with BT...
  45. ncbi request reprint Esophageal achalasia: is the herpes simplex virus really innocent?
    Ignazio Castagliuolo
    Department of Histology, Medical and Surgical Sciences Clinica Chirurgica 4, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:24-30; discussion 30. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that the HSV-1-reactive lymphocytes in lower esophageal sphincter muscles of achalasia patients may contribute to damage of the neurons in the myenteric plexus and lead to the motor dysfunction...
  46. doi request reprint Zenker's diverticula: feasibility of a tailored approach based on diverticulum size
    Christian Rizzetto
    Istituto Oncologico Veneto IOV IRCCS, Padua, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:2057-64; discussion 2064-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of a minimally invasive (group A) versus a traditional open surgical approach (group B) in the treatment of ZD...
  47. doi request reprint DNA copy number alterations correlate with survival of esophageal adenocarcinoma patients
    Giulia Pasello
    Oncology Section, Department of Oncology and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Mod Pathol 22:58-65. 2009
    ..In addition, the finding of alterations specific for the more aggressive esophageal adenocarcinoma subset might represent promising biomarkers to increase the accuracy of clinical outcome prediction...
  48. ncbi request reprint Results of esophagectomy for esophageal cancer in elderly patients: age has little influence on outcome and survival
    Alberto Ruol
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica III, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1186-92. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effects of age on the outcome of surgery for esophageal cancer at a single institution...
  49. ncbi request reprint Expression of survivin, p53, and caspase 3 in Barrett's esophagus carcinogenesis
    Anna Parenti
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, 35100, Italy
    Hum Pathol 37:16-22. 2006
    ..Expression of caspase 3 in BE and dysplasia may be ascribed to accumulation of the nonactivated form, as the antibody used detects both cleaved and uncleaved caspase 3...
  50. ncbi request reprint [Diaphragmatic herniation after oesophagectomy: a report of two cases]
    Sabrina Rampado
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Chirurgica III, Universita degli Studi di Padova
    Chir Ital 59:411-6. 2007
    ..Surgical repair is the treatment of choice and is mandatory as emergency treatment in the case of symptomatic hernias...
  51. ncbi request reprint Esophageal GIST: case report of surgical enucleation and update on current diagnostic and therapeutic options
    Giuseppe Portale
    Istituto Oncologico Veneto IOV IRCCS, Clinica Chirurgica III, University of Padova School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 15:393-6. 2007
    ..The authors present the case of an esophageal GIST and discuss the diagnostic course and therapeutic options, as currently reported in the literature...
  52. ncbi request reprint Erosion of an esophageal endoprosthesis into the trachea
    Sabrina Rampado
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica III, University of Padova Medical School, Padova, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:2278-80. 2006
    ..Surgical technique and final outcome depends on fistula size. A one-stage procedure with esophageal resection is preferred when the fistula is located in the upper third of the trachea and is less than 1 cm long...
  53. ncbi request reprint Image of the month. Cystic mesothelioma
    Giuseppe Portale
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica III, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Arch Surg 142:401-2. 2007
  54. doi request reprint T cells in the myenteric plexus of achalasia patients show a skewed TCR repertoire and react to HSV-1 antigens
    Monica Facco
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Hematology and Clinical Immunology Branch, Padua University School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1598-609. 2008
    ....
  55. pmc Mediastinal carcinosis involving the esophagus in breast cancer: the "breast-esophagus" syndrome: report on 25 cases and guidelines for diagnosis and treatment
    Sabrina Rampado
    Istituto Oncologico Veneto IOV IRCCS, Italy
    Ann Surg 246:316-22. 2007
    ..Breast metastases of mucosal/submucosal layers of the esophagus are extremely rare: esophageal involvement is usually part of a mediastinal carcinosis...
  56. doi request reprint Barrett's Registries in Europe: report of an International Workshop
    Christine P J Caygill
    UK National Barrett s Oesophagus Registry, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:426-9. 2008
    ..It was concluded that there were enough areas of similarity and common objectives for EBRA to be set up for future collaboration...
  57. pmc Regression of low-grade noninvasive neoplasia in barrett's epithelium: should we lower our guard?
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Ann Surg 245:337-8. 2007
  58. ncbi request reprint Re: CDX2 homeotic gene expression in gastric noninvasive neoplasia
    Massimo Rugge
    Am J Surg Pathol 28:834-5; author reply 835. 2004