C Vasilescu

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Total laparoscopic radical hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy for endometrial cancer
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:99-102. 2008
  2. pmc Fractal-like kinetics of intracellular enzymatic reactions: a chemical framework of endotoxin tolerance and a possible non-specific contribution of macromolecular crowding to cross-tolerance
    Catalin Vasilescu
    Fundeni Clinical Institute, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 258 Fundeni Street, Bucharest, Romania
    Theor Biol Med Model 10:55. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery of locally advanced gastric cancer: a single-surgeon experience of 41 cases
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 107:510-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus robotic subtotal splenectomy in hereditary spherocytosis. Potential advantages and limits of an expensive approach
    Catalin Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, 258 Fundeni Street, Bucharest, Romania
    Surg Endosc 26:2802-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery of locally advanced gastric cancer -- an initial experience
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Acta Chir Belg 112:209-12. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Fractal-like kinetics, a possible link between preconditioning and sepsis immunodepression. On the chemical basis of innate immunity
    C Vasilescu
    University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 107:22-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Morphometrical differences between resectable and non-resectable pancreatic cancer: a fractal analysis
    Catalin Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:284-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Subtotal laparoscopic splenectomy and esophagogastric devascularization for the thrombocytopenia because of portal cavernoma--case report
    Catalin Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1373-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint How relevant are in vivo and in vitro studies for clinical sepsis? A mathematical model of LPS signaling based on endotoxin tolerance
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:195-201. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Robotic radical hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy: our early experience
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:393-7. 2009

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Total laparoscopic radical hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy for endometrial cancer
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:99-102. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Fractal-like kinetics of intracellular enzymatic reactions: a chemical framework of endotoxin tolerance and a possible non-specific contribution of macromolecular crowding to cross-tolerance
    Catalin Vasilescu
    Fundeni Clinical Institute, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 258 Fundeni Street, Bucharest, Romania
    Theor Biol Med Model 10:55. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that this particular type of enzyme kinetics may explain the development of ET phenomenon...
  3. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery of locally advanced gastric cancer: a single-surgeon experience of 41 cases
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 107:510-7. 2012
    ..We consider that surgeons who undertake total gastrectomies must have a special training in performing these anastomoses...
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus robotic subtotal splenectomy in hereditary spherocytosis. Potential advantages and limits of an expensive approach
    Catalin Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, 258 Fundeni Street, Bucharest, Romania
    Surg Endosc 26:2802-9. 2012
    ..This study was designed to compare the laparoscopic subtotal splenectomy with the robotic approach in patients with hereditary spherocytosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery of locally advanced gastric cancer -- an initial experience
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Acta Chir Belg 112:209-12. 2012
    ..This study will attempt to evaluate the feasibility of robotic total and subtotal gastrectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fractal-like kinetics, a possible link between preconditioning and sepsis immunodepression. On the chemical basis of innate immunity
    C Vasilescu
    University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 107:22-6. 2012
    ..This idea offers a theoretical support for modulation of the enzymatic activity of the cell by changing the fractal dimension of the cytoskeleton...
  7. doi request reprint Morphometrical differences between resectable and non-resectable pancreatic cancer: a fractal analysis
    Catalin Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:284-8. 2012
    ..Nuclear morphometry and fractal dimension of pancreatic nuclear features could provide important preoperative information in assessing pancreas resectability...
  8. doi request reprint Subtotal laparoscopic splenectomy and esophagogastric devascularization for the thrombocytopenia because of portal cavernoma--case report
    Catalin Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1373-5. 2008
    ..The postoperative course was uneventful. No gastrointestinal bleeding occurred within the first 34 months after surgery...
  9. ncbi request reprint How relevant are in vivo and in vitro studies for clinical sepsis? A mathematical model of LPS signaling based on endotoxin tolerance
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:195-201. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Robotic radical hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy: our early experience
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:393-7. 2009
    ..In this study we analyze the feasibility of robotic radical hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy in gynecological cancers in a developping program of robotic surgery...
  11. ncbi request reprint Robotic spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy. A case report
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Acta Chir Belg 109:396-9. 2009
    ..The postoperative outcome was satisfactory. In conclusion, we recommend this type of approach for small pancreatic tail lesions...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Portal vein thrombosis after laparoscopy--an underestimated complication]
    C Vasilescu
    Clinica Chirurgie Generală, Institutul de Boli Digestive si Transplant Hepatic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:663-8. 2009
    ..It is acknowledged that the increasing use of laparoscopy in the last decades represents a major therapeutical progress. The effects of this approach are still to be explored...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Robotic splenectomy--a personal view]
    C Vasilescu
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic de Boli Digestive si Transplant Hepatic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 105:83-7. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint [Thomas Ionescu versus Wildhem von Waldeyer. Rectum sheath or fascia propria recti? The story of a wandering idea]
    C Vasilescu
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic de Boli Digestive si Transplant Hepatic Fundeni, Bucureşti U M E Carol Davila, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 105:305-15. 2010
    ..The priority of Thomas Jonnesco seems to be well proved. In this respect our own research is in line with the observations of Chapuis and Bell si colab...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Current problems in surgical oncology: 1. Theoretical models in oncology and their implications in surgical therapy]
    C Vasilescu
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic de Boli Digestive si Transplant Hepatic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 106:17-22. 2011
    ..The genetical, pathological and clinical heterogeneity of cancers suggest new theoretical approaches based on chaos and fractal theory...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Current problems in surgical oncology 2. A lesson from Japan. D2 lymphadenectomy in gastric cancer]
    C Vasilescu
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni, Bucuresti, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 106:163-70. 2011
    ..Further clinical trials are needed in order to verify the encouraging data of the few studies published until now in this field...
  17. doi request reprint Entirely robotic total pelvic exenteration
    Catalin Vasilescu
    Fundeni Institute of Digestive Disease and Liver Transplantation, Bucharest, Romania
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:e200-2. 2011
    ..In 1948, Brunschwig first described a pelvic exenteration as treatment of advanced recurrent malignancy in the pelvis. Currently it represents the only potentially curative option for patients with recurrent endometrial cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Robotic partial splenectomy for hydatid cyst of the spleen
    Catalin Vasilescu
    Fundeni Institute of Digestive Disease and Liver Transplantation, Bucharest, 258 Fundeni Street, Bucharest, Romania
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:1169-74. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to outline the advantages of robotic partial splenectomy as a treatment for splenic hydatid cysts...
  19. ncbi request reprint [D3 lymphatic dissection in surgery for gastric cancer]
    C Vasilescu
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni Sos Fundeni 258, sector 2, 022328, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 102:327-30. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic splenectomy]
    C Vasilescu
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 100:595-8. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint [D2 lymph node dissection in gastric cancer surgery: long term results--analysis of an experience with 227 patients]
    C Vasilescu
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 101:375-84. 2006
    ..The main objective of the study was to evaluate the postoperative mortality and 5 year survival in gastric cancer patients undergoing a minimum of D2 lymphadenectomy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery for rectal cancer: a single center experience of 100 consecutive cases
    O Stanciulea
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation Dan Setlacec, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 108:143-51. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to present a single center experience with robotic surgery for rectal cancer focusing mainly on early and mid-term postoperative outcome...
  23. ncbi request reprint First year experience of robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery with 153 cases in a general surgery department: indications, technique and results
    V Tomulescu
    Center of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:141-50. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint [Palliative total gastrectomy in advanced malignancies of the stomach]
    A Popovici
    Institutul Clinic Fundeni, ,
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 96:147-51. 2001
    ..is superior comparable with that of nonoperated pts. or with that secondary to other palliative surgical interventions. The importance of adjuvant treatment (chimeo- or radiotherapy) remain to be appreciated in the future...
  25. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic subtotal splenectomy in hereditary spherocytosis : to preserve the upper or the lower pole of the spleen?
    C Vasilescu
    Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, 258 Fundeni Street, Bucharest, Romania, RO 72434
    Surg Endosc 20:748-52. 2006
    ..Therefore, we developed a new variant of the procedure by preserving the lower pole of the spleen...
  26. ncbi request reprint The minimally invasive approach, laparoscopic and robotic, in rectal resection for cancer. A single center experience
    I Popescu
    Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
    Acta Chir Iugosl 57:29-35. 2010
    ..Robotic approach for rectal cancer competes with laparoscopy in centers dedicated to minimally invasive surgery (MIS) due to the technologic advantage. This is a report of our experience with MIS for rectal cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Nonparasitic splenic cysts--therapeutic solutions]
    S Tudor
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală pi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:425-9. 2009
    ..The treatment of choice is the minimally invasive ideal cystectomy, achieved by laparoscopic partial splenectomy, that has the benefits of preserving the immune function of the spleen...
  28. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of chronic pancreatitis--a 14 years experience
    C Stroescu
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul de Boli Digestive si Transplant Hepatic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 105:21-30. 2010
    ..Operative treatment of chronic pancreatitis is indicated for patients with intractable pain after failed medical and endoscopic treatment, or in the presence of complications of the disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Rare indication of cephalic duodenopancreatectomy with total gastrectomy--periampullary carcinoma in moderate form of familial adenomatous polyposis]
    Oana Stanciulea
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 102:215-20. 2007
    ..The particularity of the case is the association of total gastrectomy for gastric hyperplastic polyps...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Thoracoscopic splanchnicectomy--a method of pain palliation in non-resectable pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis]
    V Tomulescu
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 100:535-40. 2005
    ..The quality of life is greatly improved (with a significant reduction of the pain score in 92% of the cases) after this minimally invasive procedure, a fact the qualifies this procedure as the technique of choice in these patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Upper digestive haemorrhage of a rare cause: benign duodenal schwannoma]
    D Cacovean
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, I C Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 99:571-4. 2004
    ..In addition, their high index of malignancy justifies this trend. We present a case of schwannoma of the second portion of the duodenum with several episodes of upper GI bleeding treated by Trasverso-Longmire pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Minimally invasive splenectomy for thrombocytopenia associated with liver cirrhosis]
    M Popa
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul de Boli Digestive si Transplant Hepatic Fundeni, Bucuresti, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 105:15-20. 2010
    ..In these cases the surgical procedure is associated with low morbidity, blood loss and short hospital stay...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Dimitrie Gerota. The history of the well done thing]
    C Vasilescu
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 100:103-8. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint [Rectum resection with colonic J reservoir and coloanal anastomosis for rectal cancer]
    C Vasilescu
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 99:299-303. 2004
    ..A colo-anal anastomosis with a colonic reservoir appears to be an optimal solution comparing with a very low colorectal or a straight colon-anal anastomosis...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Frey operation--valuable alternative in the surgical treatment of chronic pancreatitis]
    C Vasilescu
    Clinica Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 99:189-92. 2004
    ..There were no postoperative mortality or morbidity and the short and long term results (pain relief and nutritional status) are excellent...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic subtotal splenectomy in the treatment of hereditary spherocytosis]
    C Vasilescu
    Clinica Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni, Str Fundeni 258, Sect 2, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 98:571-6. 2003
    ..The procedure can be performed safely and easily with all the traditional advantages of a minimally invasive approach. In order to evaluate the long term clinical benefit a minimal follow-up of 5 years is needed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic splenectomy can induce significant improvement in hypoplastic myelodysplastic syndrome
    R Gologan
    Clinic of Hematology, Clinical Compartment, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest
    Rom J Intern Med 45:89-92. 2007
    ..In the bone marrow, a notable increase of cellular density was registered after more than three years from splenectomy, with the persistence of the other morphological dysplastic features...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Colonic angiodysplasia in a chronic renal failure patient]
    S Tudor
    Central de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, Institutul Clinic Fundeni, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 101:629-31. 2006
    ..We report a case of an 18-year old female with renal failure on CAPD who presented a massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding and imposed emergency surgery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Endotoxin translocation in two models of experimental acute pancreatitis
    C Vasilescu
    Department General Surgery II and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
    J Cell Mol Med 7:417-24. 2003
    ..We conclude that the experimental acute pancreatitis leads to early endotoxin translocation from the gut lumen in the intestinal wall and consequent access of gut-derived endotoxin to the mesenteric lymph nodes, liver and lung...
  40. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic subtotal splenectomy in hereditary spherocytosis
    C Vasilescu
    Surg Endosc 21:1678. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint [Role of the spleen in immunity. Immunologic consequences of splenectomy]
    Aida Tiron
    U M F Carol Davila, Bucuresti
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:255-63. 2008
    ..Subtotal splenectomy is, therefore, a logical alternative that controls the manifestations of hematologic diseases while maintaining splenic function...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Severe upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage of a rare cause: aorto-esophageal fistula successfully treated]
    A Tonea
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, I C Fundeni
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 100:599-604. 2005
    ..The subtotal esophagectomy with cervicostoma and feeding gastrostomy, followed after few months by a esophageal reconstruction , is a solution for this extreme severe cases...