Rocco Ricciardi

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Affiliation: Lahey Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint What is the effect of stoma construction on surgical site infection after colorectal surgery?
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA, 01805, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:789-95. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Is the presence of medical trainees associated with increased mortality with weekend admission?
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Tufts University, 41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    BMC Med Educ 14:4. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Which adverse events are associated with mortality and prolonged length of stay following colorectal surgery?
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1485-93. 2013
  4. doi request reprint How often do patients return to the operating room after colorectal resections?
    R Ricciardi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, USA
    Colorectal Dis 14:515-21. 2012
  5. pmc Do admissions and discharges to long-term care facilities influence hospital burden of Clostridium difficile infection?
    R Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01804, USA
    J Hosp Infect 80:156-61. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Who performs proctectomy for rectal cancer in the United States?
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Tufts University, 41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:1210-5. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Variability in reconstructive procedures following rectal cancer surgery in the United States
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:874-80. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Presence of specialty surgeons reduces the likelihood of colostomy after proctectomy for rectal cancer
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:207-13. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Cyclical increase in diverticulitis during the summer months
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Tufts University, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Arch Surg 146:319-23. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Mortality rate after nonelective hospital admission
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Lahey Clinic, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Tufts University Medical School, 41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Arch Surg 146:545-51. 2011

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Publications35

  1. doi request reprint What is the effect of stoma construction on surgical site infection after colorectal surgery?
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA, 01805, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:789-95. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of stoma creation on deep and superficial surgical site infections after an index colorectal surgical procedure...
  2. doi request reprint Is the presence of medical trainees associated with increased mortality with weekend admission?
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Tufts University, 41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    BMC Med Educ 14:4. 2014
    ..Several studies have demonstrated increased inhospital mortality following weekend admission. We hypothesized that the presence of resident trainees reduces the weekend mortality trends...
  3. doi request reprint Which adverse events are associated with mortality and prolonged length of stay following colorectal surgery?
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1485-93. 2013
    ..There has been increased attention focused on reducing postoperative length of stay and mortality following colorectal surgery. We sought to identify adverse events associated with prolonged length of stay and mortality...
  4. doi request reprint How often do patients return to the operating room after colorectal resections?
    R Ricciardi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, USA
    Colorectal Dis 14:515-21. 2012
    ..We sought to identify the rate of re-operation after an index colorectal surgical procedure and potential contributing risk factors...
  5. pmc Do admissions and discharges to long-term care facilities influence hospital burden of Clostridium difficile infection?
    R Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01804, USA
    J Hosp Infect 80:156-61. 2012
    ..Substantial geographical clustering of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) outbreaks in hospitals in the USA have previously been demonstrated...
  6. doi request reprint Who performs proctectomy for rectal cancer in the United States?
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Tufts University, 41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:1210-5. 2011
    ..There is wide variation in surgical care for rectal cancer in the United States...
  7. doi request reprint Variability in reconstructive procedures following rectal cancer surgery in the United States
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:874-80. 2010
    ..In particular, we hypothesized that in large areas of the country patients are infrequently treated by proctectomy using restorative ("sphincter-sparing") techniques...
  8. doi request reprint Presence of specialty surgeons reduces the likelihood of colostomy after proctectomy for rectal cancer
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:207-13. 2011
    ..We examined factors associated with high rates of colostomy formation after proctectomy for rectal cancer across US counties...
  9. doi request reprint Cyclical increase in diverticulitis during the summer months
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Tufts University, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Arch Surg 146:319-23. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the rate of nonelective hospital admissions for diverticulitis conforms to seasonal variation...
  10. doi request reprint Mortality rate after nonelective hospital admission
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Lahey Clinic, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Tufts University Medical School, 41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Arch Surg 146:545-51. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the mortality rate after nonelective hospital admission is higher during weekends than weekdays...
  11. doi request reprint Is the decline in the surgical treatment for diverticulitis associated with an increase in complicated diverticulitis?
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Tufts University Medical School, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1558-63. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that surgical treatment for diverticulitis has decreased resulting in proportionately more complicated diverticulitis cases (free perforation and/or abscess)...
  12. doi request reprint Anastomotic leak testing after colorectal resection: what are the data?
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Arch Surg 144:407-11; discussion 411-2. 2009
    ..To determine the value of anastomotic leak testing of left-sided colorectal anastomoses...
  13. doi request reprint Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile colitis in hospitalized patients with inflammatory bowel diseases
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:40-5. 2009
    ..In this paper we evaluate changes in the epidemiology of Clostridium difficile colitis in a subset of hospitalized patients with inflammatory bowel diseases...
  14. doi request reprint Disparate use of minimally invasive surgery in benign surgical conditions
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Tufts University, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1977-86. 2008
    ..Given that surgery is a rapidly evolving field, we hypothesized that racial disparities exist in access to minimally invasive surgery (MIS), which importantly influences outcome...
  15. doi request reprint Volume-outcome relationship for coronary artery bypass grafting in an era of decreasing volume
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Tufts University, 41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Arch Surg 143:338-44; discussion 344. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the recent reduction in procedure volume for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) has led to an increase in the in-hospital mortality rate...
  16. pmc Predictors of Clostridium difficile colitis infections in hospitals
    R Ricciardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 136:913-21. 2008
    ..These results reveal large differences in rates of CDAD across regions. Hospitals with high rates of CDAD have high rates of other common infections, suggesting a need for broad infection control policies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Increasing prevalence and severity of Clostridium difficile colitis in hospitalized patients in the United States
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Arch Surg 142:624-31; discussion 631. 2007
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  18. doi request reprint Urinary tract infection after colon and rectal resections: more common than predicted by risk-adjustment models
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:784-92. 2011
    ..Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common hospital-acquired infections in the United States. We hypothesized that the risk of UTI after colorectal surgery exceeds the risk after other gastrointestinal operations...
  19. doi request reprint Complications after rectal prolapse surgery: does approach matter?
    Marcia McGory Russell
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:450-8. 2012
    ..Data comparing surgical outcomes following abdominal and transperineal approaches for rectal prolapse are limited...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changing paradigms in acute care surgery: a shift to the hindgut
    Nitin Mishra
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    Am Surg 80:76-80. 2014
    ..These data should be used to assist in the training of acute care surgeons. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint The status of radical proctectomy and sphincter-sparing surgery in the United States
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1119-27; discussion 1126-7. 2007
    ..The rate of sphincter-sparing surgery with reestablishment of intestinal continuity in the general population of the United Stares is unknown...
  22. doi request reprint Surgeon involvement in the care of patients deemed to have "preventable" conditions
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:707-11. 2009
    ..Our hypothesis was that surgeons are frequently involved in the care of patients deemed to have "preventable" conditions...
  23. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up after an initial episode of diverticulitis: what are the predictors of recurrence?
    Jason F Hall
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:283-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the clinical and CT predictors of recurrent disease after a first episode of diverticulitis that was successfully managed nonoperatively...
  24. doi request reprint Colonic diverticulitis: does age predict severity of disease on CT imaging?
    Jason F Hall
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:121-5. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to determine whether young patients with diverticulitis were more likely to present with abdominal CT evidence of severe disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after open versus laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:317-20. 2006
    ..001). In conclusion, LGB is associated with significantly lower mean hospital stay and with reduced morbidity and mortality as compared with OGB...
  26. ncbi request reprint Has the use of anti-adhesion barriers affected the national rate of bowel obstruction?
    Timothy M Geiger
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    Am Surg 77:773-7. 2011
    ..8 cases per 100,000 population (Joinpoint and Kendall; P < 0.002). In conclusion, the application of anti-adhesion barriers has increased significantly since 2002, yet bowel obstructions continue to be a major health problem...
  27. doi request reprint Risk of anal cancer in a cohort with human papillomavirus-related gynecologic neoplasm
    Abdulaziz M Saleem
    Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:643-9. 2011
    ..To assess the development of anal cancer in women diagnosed with a human papillomavirus-related cervical, vulvar, or vaginal neoplasm...
  28. ncbi request reprint Colon and rectal complications after heart and lung transplantation
    Hilary J Goldberg
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:55-61. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the incidence and severity of colorectal complications among a large cohort of heart and lung transplant recipients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Population-based analyses of lymph node metastases in colorectal cancer
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, and St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1522-7. 2006
    ..We used data from the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry to better understand the underlying risk of lymph node metastases and factors that influence this risk in a population-based fashion...
  30. ncbi request reprint The utility of pudendal nerve terminal motor latencies in idiopathic incontinence
    Rocco Ricciardi
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:852-7. 2006
    ..We sought to clarify the relationship of pudendal nerve terminal motor latency to sphincter pressure and level of continence in a cohort of patients with intact anal sphincters and normal pelvic floor anatomy...
  31. doi request reprint Low anterior resection: alternative anastomotic techniques
    David J Schoetz
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 19:761-75. 2010
    ..In particular, the authors focus on technical aspects to preserve the anal sphincter, and review methods to optimize functional outcomes in the setting of low pelvic anastomosis...
  32. doi request reprint Does reevaluation of colorectal cancers with inadequate nodal yield lead to stage migration or the identification of metastatic lymph nodes?
    Lilian Chen
    1Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 2Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Dis Colon Rectum 57:432-7. 2014
    ..The National Comprehensive Cancer Network recommends routine reevaluation of all stage II colon cancer specimens with fewer than 12 lymph nodes. However, there are few data demonstrating the effect of reevaluation on stage...
  33. pmc Complications of perineal surgery
    James W Ogilvie
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Clin Colon Rectal Surg 22:51-9. 2009
    ..In this review, the authors outline many of the complications encountered following both simple and complex anorectal procedures while highlighting best evidence for treatment...
  34. doi request reprint Anal stenosis
    Mukta V Katdare
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 90:137-45, Table of Contents. 2010
    ..This article presents the definition, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of anal stenosis, and methods to prevent it...
  35. doi request reprint Current status of surgical management of acute cholecystitis in the United States
    Nicholas Csikesz
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, S3 838, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    World J Surg 32:2230-6. 2008
    ..We attempted to determine population-based outcomes of laparoscopic (LC) and open cholecystectomy (OC) for acute cholecystitis (AC)...