Michele Torre

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [The treatment of pectus excavatum: results of a mininvasive surgical technique on the first 50 patients]
    M Torre
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Pediatrica, Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genova, Italia
    Minerva Pediatr 60:391-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Congenital absence of cartilaginous tracheal rings associated with esophageal atresia and trifurcated carina: a novel anomaly?
    Michele Torre
    Paediatric Surgery Department, Istituto G Gaslini, 16148 Genova, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1008-11. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Bilateral endoclose approach for the stabilization of the bar in pectus repair
    Michele Torre
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, G Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:S227-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Dextrocardia in patients with Poland syndrome: phenotypic characterization provides insight into the pathogenesis
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery Department, Gaslini Children Hospital, Genova, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1177-82. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Absorbable stabilisation of the bar in minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum
    M Torre
    Pediatric Surgery, G Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 18:407-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Thymectomy to achieve primary closure of total sternal cleft
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery Department, G Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 43:e17-20. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Long-term urologic outcome in patients with caudal regression syndrome, compared with meningomyelocele and spinal cord lipoma
    Michele Torre
    Paediatric Surgery, Istituto Giannina Gaslini, 16148 Genoa, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 43:530-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for renal function impairment in a series of 502 patients born with spinal dysraphisms
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, G Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy
    J Pediatr Urol 7:39-43. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Lipoblastoma with unique localization requiring tracheal and esophageal resection
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery, Istituto Gaslini, Genova 16148, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e21-3. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Granular cell tumor mimicking a subglottic hemangioma
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery Department, Istituto G Gaslini, 16148 Genoa, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e9-11. 2010

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint [The treatment of pectus excavatum: results of a mininvasive surgical technique on the first 50 patients]
    M Torre
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Pediatrica, Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genova, Italia
    Minerva Pediatr 60:391-6. 2008
    ..Pectus excavatum is the commonest thoracic congenital malformation, but its treatment remains not well known. The authors present the results of the mini-invasive repair at G. Gaslini Institute of Genoa, Italy...
  2. doi request reprint Congenital absence of cartilaginous tracheal rings associated with esophageal atresia and trifurcated carina: a novel anomaly?
    Michele Torre
    Paediatric Surgery Department, Istituto G Gaslini, 16148 Genova, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1008-11. 2012
    ..In our experience, it has been associated with EA and trifurcated carina. Our limited experience suggests resection of the abnormal segment and tracheal anastomosis as the best treatment...
  3. doi request reprint Bilateral endoclose approach for the stabilization of the bar in pectus repair
    Michele Torre
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, G Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:S227-8. 2009
    ..Hamilton HM, Bermuda). The left hemithorax is visualized from the right side, pushing the optic through the mediastinum following the bar and staying just below it...
  4. doi request reprint Dextrocardia in patients with Poland syndrome: phenotypic characterization provides insight into the pathogenesis
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery Department, Gaslini Children Hospital, Genova, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1177-82. 2010
    ..We studied the clinical correlation between these 2 anomalies, and we tried to elucidate whether dextrocardia or Poland syndrome comes first...
  5. ncbi request reprint Absorbable stabilisation of the bar in minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum
    M Torre
    Pediatric Surgery, G Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 18:407-9. 2008
    ..Their efficacy for the stabilisation of the bar has not been proved yet. In this paper we compare the surgical outcome in two groups of patients, one treated with metallic and the other with absorbable stabilisers...
  6. doi request reprint Thymectomy to achieve primary closure of total sternal cleft
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery Department, G Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 43:e17-20. 2008
    ..We suggest considering this simple procedure in selected patients to reduce the risk of mediastinal compression...
  7. doi request reprint Long-term urologic outcome in patients with caudal regression syndrome, compared with meningomyelocele and spinal cord lipoma
    Michele Torre
    Paediatric Surgery, Istituto Giannina Gaslini, 16148 Genoa, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 43:530-3. 2008
    ..The long-term urologic outcome in a large series of patients with neural tube defects was evaluated...
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for renal function impairment in a series of 502 patients born with spinal dysraphisms
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, G Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy
    J Pediatr Urol 7:39-43. 2011
    ..To evaluate the risk of renal damage in a large series of patients affected by spinal dysraphism...
  9. doi request reprint Lipoblastoma with unique localization requiring tracheal and esophageal resection
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery, Istituto Gaslini, Genova 16148, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e21-3. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of such localization of this tumor...
  10. doi request reprint Granular cell tumor mimicking a subglottic hemangioma
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery Department, Istituto G Gaslini, 16148 Genoa, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e9-11. 2010
    ..Granular cell tumor must be considered in the differential diagnosis of upper airway obstructive symptoms in infancy and childhood...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sacral development in anorectal malformations and in normal population
    M Torre
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, G Gaslini Institute, Largo G Gaslini, 5, 16 147 Genoa, Italy
    Pediatr Radiol 31:858-62. 2001
    ..The SR is obtained by comparing sacrum size with fixed bony parameters of the pelvis. In previous studies, the average normal SR was calculated to be 0.74 for the anteroposterior view (APSR) and 0.77 for the lateral view (LSR)...
  12. pmc Gaslini's tracheal team: preliminary experience after one year of paediatric airway reconstructive surgery
    Michele Torre
    Paediatric Surgery Unit, Gaslini Children s Hospital, Genova, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 37:51. 2011
    ..Aim of this study is to present the results of the first year of airway reconstructive surgery activity of the Tracheal Team...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and therapeutic approach to multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B in pediatric patients
    M Torre
    Divisione e Cattedra di Chirurgia Pediatrica, Istituto G Gaslini, Largo G Gaslini, Genoa, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 18:378-83. 2002
    ..The surgical treatment of MEN 2B is total thyroidectomy with cervical lymphadenectomy of the central compartment of the neck. When possible, this intervention should be performed prophylactically before 1 year of age...
  14. doi request reprint Preperitoneoscopic approach for bladder neck sling suspension in a boy: preliminary experience
    Girolamo Mattioli
    Pediatric Surgery Department, G Gaslini Institute, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:497-501. 2010
    ..This report is aimed at describing our preliminary experience with the preperitoneoscopic approach to the bladder neck for rectus fascial sling suspension in neurogenic bladder...
  15. ncbi request reprint Poland syndrome with bilateral features: case description with review of the literature
    Anwar Baban
    Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Gaslini Children Hospital, Genova, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 149:1597-602. 2009
    ..In this study, we reviewed the bilateral features present in our patient and those described in the literature. Hypotheses explaining bilateral features in PS are reviewed...
  16. pmc Phenotypic spectrum and management of sternal cleft: literature review and presentation of a new series
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery, Giannina Gaslini Children s Hospital, and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:4-9. 2012
    ..Although primary closure is the preferred option and should be performed in the neonatal period, the use of prostheses warrants good results as well. Prior to treatment, associated defects and syndromes should be excluded...
  17. doi request reprint Removal of pectus bar fixed with absorbable vs metallic stabilizers
    Michele Torre
    Pediatric Surgery, Istituto Gaslini, 16148 Genova, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 46:1338-41. 2011
    ..Our study aims to evaluate bar removal in 2 groups of patients with metallic and absorbable stabilizers, respectively...
  18. pmc Aortopexy for the treatment of tracheomalacia in children: review of the literature
    Michele Torre
    Paediatric Surgery, G, Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 38:62. 2012
    ..Other treatments of tracheomalacia, particularly tracheal stenting, were associated with a higher rate of failure, severe morbidity and mortality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk management in pediatric surgery
    Girolamo Mattioli
    Pediatric Surgery Department, G Gaslini Children s Hospital, Largo G Gaslini, 5, 16147, Genoa, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:683-90. 2009
    ..To present the experience documented over 1 year of analysis and quality control on surgical complications and organizational accidents...
  20. pmc De novo deletion of chromosome 11q12.3 in monozygotic twins affected by Poland Syndrome
    Carlotta Maria Vaccari
    Department of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health DiNOGMI, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    BMC Med Genet 15:63. 2014
    ..Familial recurrence has been reported indicating that PS could have a genetic basis, though the genetic mechanisms underlying PS development are still unknown...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hand and upper limb anomalies in Poland syndrome: a new proposal of classification
    Nunzio Catena
    Microsurgery and Hand Surgery Unit Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department, G Gaslini Institute, Genoa, Italy
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:727-31. 2012
    ..In this work, a new classification of hand and upper limb anomalies in PA is proposed, on the basis of the clinical and instrumental evaluation of 175 patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint HLXB9 homeobox gene and caudal regression syndrome
    Elisa Merello
    U O Neurochirurgia, Istituto G Gaslini, Genova, Italy
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:205-9. 2006
    ..Previous reports have shown HLXB9 to be a major causative gene for CS. The aim of our study was to reevaluate the involvement of the HLXB9 gene in a larger group of CRS cases...
  23. ncbi request reprint The nuss procedure after breast augmentation for female pectus excavatum
    Giovanni Rapuzzi
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Giannina Gaslini Children s Hospital, Largo G Gaslini 5, 16148, Genova, Italy
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 34:397-400. 2010
    ..Moreover, for breast implant patients, this technique is absolutely feasible without major complications...
  24. ncbi request reprint Currarino syndrome: proposal of a diagnostic and therapeutic protocol
    G Martucciello
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Gaslini Children s Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1305-11. 2004
    ..The authors analyzed retrospectively their series, and they propose a multidisciplinary diagnostic and therapuetic protocol that until now has not been introduced...
  25. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic-assisted peritoneal dialysis catheter implantation in pediatric patients
    Girolamo Mattioli
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Gaslini Children s Hospital and Research Institute, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Urology 69:1185-9. 2007
    ..To assess the feasibility and complications of laparoscopic-assisted placement of peritoneal dialysis catheters (PDCs) in pediatric patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Anorectal malformations associated with enteric dysganglionosis in Danforth's short tail (Sd) mice
    A Favre
    Department and Chair of Pediatric Surgery, G Gaslini Institute, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 34:1818-21. 1999
    ..In the current study, the Sd mouse enteric nervous system (ENS) was thoroughly investigated with specific immunohistochemical markers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Exclusion of the Sonic Hedgehog gene as responsible for Currarino syndrome and anorectal malformations with sacral hypodevelopment
    M Seri
    Laboratorio di Genetica Molecolare, Istituto G Gaslini, Genova Quarto, Italy
    Hum Genet 104:108-10. 1999
    ..In addition, the screening of SHH in 7 CS and in 15 sporadic ARM patients with sacral hypodevelopment allowed us to exclude its role in the pathogenesis of these disorders...
  28. ncbi request reprint Histochemical study of Dom mouse: A model for Waardenburg-Hirschsprung's phenotype
    Antonella Brizzolara
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, G Gaslini Children s Hospital, University of Genova, Genoa, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1098-103. 2004
    ..The purpose of this report is to define, by enzymo-histochemical techniques routinely used for the diagnosis of human Hirschsprung's disease (AChE, LDH, NADPH-diaphorase), the innervative patterns of the affected gut...
  29. ncbi request reprint Caudal regression syndrome: an online multicentre survey. Urological long-term results
    P Buffa
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Hospital Gaslini, Genova, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 12:S26-8. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Associated anomalies in intestinal neuronal dysplasia
    G Martucciello
    Genova, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 37:219-23. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to identify possible associations and correlations of IND with other gastrointestinal and nongastrointestinal anomalies...
  31. ncbi request reprint A new rapid acetylcholinesterase histochemical method for the intraoperative diagnosis of Hirschsprung's disease and intestinal neuronal dysplasia
    G Martucciello
    Department and Chair of Pediatric Surgery, Giannina Gaslini Children s Hospital University of Genova, Genova, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 11:300-4. 2001
    ..We propose the following diagnostic protocols: a) for preoperative histochemical study: conventional AChE plus LDH and NADPH-diaphorase; b) for intraoperative study: rapid AChE plus ANE...
  32. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of perineal sagittal approaches in patients without anorectal malformations
    A Pini Prato
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Giannina Gaslini Institute, University of Genova, Largo G Gaslini 5, 16147 Genova, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:762-7. 2004
    ..Although tumours can be treated via these approaches, outcome remains related to the nature and malignancy of the disease itself...