N Zampieri

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Varicocele in adolescents: a 6-year longitudinal and followup observational study
    Nicola Zampieri
    Unit of Paediatric Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Urol 180:1653-6; discussion 1656. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Relationship between testicular sperm extraction and varicocelectomy in patients with varicocele and nonobstructive azoospermia
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Urology 82:74-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The role of transthoracic ultrasounds to assess patients with pectus excavatum
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, piazzale Scuro n 1 Verona, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 48:496-501. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Long-term results and quality of life in patients treated with hemorrhoidectomy using two different techniques: Ligasure versus transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization
    Nicola Zampieri
    Multispecialistic Rectal Perineal Disease Centre, Sacro Cuore, Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Am J Surg 204:684-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Necrotizing enterocolitis in multiple gestations: comparison with singletons
    N Zampieri
    Department of Anesthetic and Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 64:1-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Percutaneous aspiration for hydroceles after varicocelectomy
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Urology 74:1122-4. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlation between high-resolution ultrasound and surgical/pathological findings in patients with suspected appendicitis
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Italy
    Minerva Chir 63:469-74. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Unusual presentation of antenatal ovarian torsion: free-floating abdominal cysts. Our experience and surgical management
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico, Verona, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:S149-52. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of lifestyle changing to improve the semen quality in patients with varicocele
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 60:199-204. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Painful varicocele in pediatric age: is there a correlation between pain, testicular damage and hormonal values to justify surgery?
    Nicola Zampieri
    Pediatric Surgical Unit, Department of Surgical Sciences, Policlinico G B Rossi, University of Verona, Piazzale L A Scuro n 1, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:1235-8. 2008

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Varicocele in adolescents: a 6-year longitudinal and followup observational study
    Nicola Zampieri
    Unit of Paediatric Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Urol 180:1653-6; discussion 1656. 2008
    ..Through a school screening program for varicocele we studied the prognostic value of hemodynamic vs clinical grading for predicting the risk of progression, time to worsening and the final outcome in adolescents with varicocele...
  2. doi request reprint Relationship between testicular sperm extraction and varicocelectomy in patients with varicocele and nonobstructive azoospermia
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Urology 82:74-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effect of varicocelectomy on sperm retrieval at testicular sperm extraction (TESE) and at spermiograms in patients with nonobstructive azoospermia...
  3. doi request reprint The role of transthoracic ultrasounds to assess patients with pectus excavatum
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, piazzale Scuro n 1 Verona, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 48:496-501. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the role of thoracic ultrasound studies in the preoperative workup of patients affected by pectus excavatum and to identify the dynamics of the chest wall...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term results and quality of life in patients treated with hemorrhoidectomy using two different techniques: Ligasure versus transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization
    Nicola Zampieri
    Multispecialistic Rectal Perineal Disease Centre, Sacro Cuore, Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Am J Surg 204:684-8. 2012
    ..Hemorrhoids are the most frequent anal pathology. We evaluated the results of 2 techniques at 1 year after surgery...
  5. ncbi request reprint Necrotizing enterocolitis in multiple gestations: comparison with singletons
    N Zampieri
    Department of Anesthetic and Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 64:1-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the incidence of necrotising enterocolitis in multiple pregnancies and compare it with single pregnancies, pinpointing any risk and morbidity factors...
  6. doi request reprint Percutaneous aspiration for hydroceles after varicocelectomy
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Urology 74:1122-4. 2009
    ..To assess the role and efficacy of aspiration alone in the treatment of hydroceles occurring after varicocelectomy. Hydroceles represent one of the most common complications related to varicocelectomy at any age...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlation between high-resolution ultrasound and surgical/pathological findings in patients with suspected appendicitis
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Italy
    Minerva Chir 63:469-74. 2008
    ..Clinical diagnosis of appendicitis in children is often difficult. The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of ultrasound with graded compressed technique in cases with suspected appendicitis...
  8. doi request reprint Unusual presentation of antenatal ovarian torsion: free-floating abdominal cysts. Our experience and surgical management
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico, Verona, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:S149-52. 2009
    ..Prenatal ovarian torsion is a rare condition very difficult to manage in the first days of life. We report and discuss the management of prenatal ovarian torsion with a free-floating abdominal cyst detected on prenatal ultrasound...
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of lifestyle changing to improve the semen quality in patients with varicocele
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 60:199-204. 2008
    ..To evaluate the recovery of semen quality in patients with high grade varicocele without hypotrophy and abnormal semen analysis using a simple lifestyle changing protocol...
  10. doi request reprint Painful varicocele in pediatric age: is there a correlation between pain, testicular damage and hormonal values to justify surgery?
    Nicola Zampieri
    Pediatric Surgical Unit, Department of Surgical Sciences, Policlinico G B Rossi, University of Verona, Piazzale L A Scuro n 1, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:1235-8. 2008
    ..Pain is one of the indications to treat varicocele at any age. The purpose of this study is to find a possible correlation between pain and objective testicular damage through the analysis of hormonal values...
  11. doi request reprint An unusual case of extra-abdominal desmoid tumour
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 19:410-2. 2010
    ..This is a rare case of extra-abdominal desmoid tumour in a 14-year-old girl affected by spastic tetraparesis. To our knowledge no similar cases are present in literature to date...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bilateral testicular torsion: an extremely tragic rare condition
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, G B Rossi, Polyclinic Hospital, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 61:455-7. 2009
    ..After describing a rare condition, the authors came to the conclusion that bilateral orchidectomy should be performed only in patients with bilateral necrotic testes...
  13. doi request reprint A prospective study in children: Pre- and post-surgery use of vitamin E in surgical incisions
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro n 1, Verona, Italy
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:1474-8. 2010
    ..One of the main problems of elective surgery is the cosmetic result...
  14. ncbi request reprint Unilateral hydronephrosis due to ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children: long term follow-up
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, G B Rossi Polyclinic, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 61:325-9. 2009
    ..Hydronephrosis is one of the most common urological disease detected on prenatal ultrasound; The aim of this study was evaluate the role of long-term follow-up in patients with unilateral hydronephrosis...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of bioflavonoids in the management of subclinical varicocele
    Nicola Zampieri
    Pediatric Surgical Unit, Department of Anesthetic and Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro n 1, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 26:505-8. 2010
    ..Subclinical varicocele is a relative rare condition. The aim of this study is to identify the role of bioflavonoids in the management of subclinical varicocele...
  16. doi request reprint Subclinical varicocele and sports: a longitudinal study
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Anaesthetic and Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Urology 77:1199-202. 2011
    ..To evaluate the influence of physical activity on the evolution of subclinical varicocele because subclinical and clinical varicoceles are common in adolescents...
  17. doi request reprint Pseudopapillary tumor in pediatric age: clinical and surgical management
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, Policlinico G B Rossi, University of Verona, Piazzale Scuro n 1, Piazzale L A Scuro, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:1271-5. 2011
    ..Solid pseudopapillary tumors of the pancreas are rare exocrine pancreatic tumors. Through a review of pediatric cases in a single Institution, we present the clinical and surgical management of this neoplasm...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical course of grade I-III megaureters detected on prenatal ultrasound
    N Zampieri
    Department of Anesthetic and Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 63:439-43. 2011
    ..Primary obstructive megaureter has always been considered a developmental defect. The aim of this study was evaluate the clinical course of grade I-III megaureter at a single Institution through a longitudinal observational study...
  19. doi request reprint Male circumcision through the ages: the role of tradition
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 97:1305-7. 2008
    ..In this study, we examine the evolution of tradition concerning infant male circumcision, utilizing evidence from classical medical texts as well as information from literature, legal sources and art...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prenatal sonographic evaluation of male genitalia development
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ultrasound Unit, Civile Maggiore, Hospital, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 60:317-21. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the sonographic development of normal fetal male genitalia...
  21. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of semen quality in adolescents with varicocele: to treat or not?
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Urology 70:989-93. 2007
    ..To assess the role of varicocelectomy in pediatric patients through a careful semen analysis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Foetal and neonatal ovarian cysts: a 5-year experience
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro n 1, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:303-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to highlight the problems posed by the prenatal diagnosis of abdominal cysts in order to outline the most appropriate therapeutic approach in case of suspected ovarian cysts...
  23. ncbi request reprint Varicocele and adolescents: semen quality after 2 different laparoscopic procedures
    Nicola Zampieri
    Paediatric Surgical Unit, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro 37134, Verona, Italy
    J Androl 28:727-33. 2007
    ..Therefore, we believe that surgical treatment of varicocele should be carried out using procedures involving artery preservation...
  24. doi request reprint Relationship between varicocele grade, vein reflux and testicular growth arrest
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro n 1 Verona, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:727-30. 2008
    ..Although it is not possible to determine which patients will develop testicular growth arrest, the assessment of vein reflux allows the identification of those subjects who may potentially develop such a condition...
  25. ncbi request reprint Recurrent abdominal pain in young pre-menarchal female: clinical and surgical observations
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico GBRossi, piazzale Scuro n 1 Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:277-81. 2008
    ..For this reason, laparoscopy should be considered and used with those patients suffering from frequent abdominal pain and discomfort...
  26. doi request reprint Recurrent abdominal pain due to buckshots in the appendix
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 97:983-4. 2008
    ..Plain abdominal films and ultrasound scans showed that the foreign bodies were located in the right lower abdominal quadrant, more specifically in the appendix...
  27. ncbi request reprint Phimosis and topical steroids: new clinical findings
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Paediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:331-5. 2007
    ..The results showed that treatment with topical steroids, which in general gives good results, proved to be much more successful in patients aged between 4 and 8 years, suggesting the efficacy of an early beginning of the treatment...
  28. doi request reprint Contralateral exploration for unilateral inguinal hernia in females: risk factors and surgical findings
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Paediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro n 1, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Hernia 12:511-4. 2008
    ..Controversy continues over the need to explore the asymptomatic contralateral groin in girls with unilateral inguinal hernia. The aim of this study is to identify the incidence and risk factors of developing a contralateral inguinal hernia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative double-J stent insertion in children with scintigraphic impaired renal function and obstructive urinary tract malformation
    E Erculiani
    Paediatric Surgical Unit, Department of Surgical Sciences, Policlinico G B Rossi, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 60:7-13. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate advantages and efficacy of ureteral stents, correlating clinical and radiological data with the permanence of stent in situ...
  30. ncbi request reprint Bladder exstrophy variants
    M Corroppolo
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, G B Rossi Polyclinic, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 59:109-13. 2007
    ..Despite the rarity of these variants, surgeons need to know all possible associated malformations in order to have the most complete and correct clinical picture of their patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint The laparoscopic Vecchietti technique for vaginal agenesis
    F Borruto
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Department of Women and Child Biology and Genetics Pathological and Endocrinological of Infancy Unit, University of Verona, Italy
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 98:15-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate surgical, long-term anatomic and functional results of the laparoscopic Vecchietti procedure to treat women with vaginal agenesis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Botryoid rhabdomyosarcoma of the biliary tract in children: a unique case report
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy, and Department of Woman and Children, King s College Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 15:463-6. 2006
    ..In this case report, we present a rare case of RMS of the extrahepatic biliary tree initially diagnosed as a choledochal cyst...
  33. doi request reprint Two patients with tumours presenting as inguino-scrotal masses
    N Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 17:205-8. 2008
    ..In this report, we describe two interesting cases of inguinal masses in children first diagnosed as irreducible inguinal hernia. Appropriate investigations before surgery and local surgical excision are therefore recommended...
  34. ncbi request reprint Intussusception due to a cecal duplication cyst: a rare cause of acute abdomen. Case report
    M Corroppolo
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi
    Pediatr Med Chir 29:273-4. 2007
    ..Duplication cysts of the cecum, in a neonate, are even rarer, with only 19 cases reported in medical literature to date. We report a case of intestinal intussusception due to a cecal duplication cyst...
  35. ncbi request reprint Phimosis: stretching methods with or without application of topical steroids?
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy Policlinico G B Rossi, piazzale Scuro n 1 Verona
    J Pediatr 147:705-6. 2005
    ..Only 10 boys in the study group had no response to steroid and stretching. Treatment with topical steroids, combined with stretching exercises, is a suitable alternative to surgical correction (preputial plasty/circumcision)...
  36. doi request reprint Testicular catch-up growth after varicocelectomy: does surgical technique make a difference?
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico GB, Verona, Italy
    Urology 73:289-92. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the testicular catch-up growth rate in pediatric patients, correlating it with patient age at surgery, varicocele size, procedures used, and semen quality...
  37. doi request reprint Prepubertal serum inhibin B in cryptorchid infants and in monorchid boys with compensatory testicular hypertrophy
    Rossella Gaudino
    Mother and Child, Biology Genetics Department, Division of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Fertil Steril 90:2217-21. 2008
    ..To investigate the prepubertal serum inhibin B levels in monorchid boys with compensatory testicular hypertrophy (CTH) and in surgically treated cryptorchid boys with normal testicular volume...
  38. ncbi request reprint Varicocele and retrograde adrenal metabolites flow. An experimental study on rats
    Francesco Saverio Camoglio
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Urol Int 73:337-42. 2004
    ..The mechanisms causing spermatogenesis impairment have yet to be clarified. The aim of this study is to analyze the effects of renal and adrenal metabolite reflux on testicular exocrine function in a rat experimental model...
  39. doi request reprint Ductal carcinoma in situ in a 15-year-old boy with gynaecomastia: a case report
    Michele Corroppolo
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:943-5. 2008
    ..The authors believe, after a careful review of relevant literature, that this is the second case of intraductal carcinoma in the presence of gynaecomastia described during adolescence...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of varicocelectomy on the plasma oxidative stress parameters
    Raimondo Maximilian Cervellione
    Department of Paediatric Urology, Central Manchester and Manchester Children s University Hospitals, M27 4HA, UK
    J Pediatr Surg 41:403-6. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the long-term effect of varicocelectomy as measured by plasma oxidative stress parameters...