Mario Lima

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Practical and functional classification of the double urethra: A variable, complex and fascinating malformation observed in 20 patients
    M Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol . 2016
  2. doi request reprint Laparoscopic treatment of congenital choledochal cyst and hepaticojejunostomy with extracorporeal Roux-en-Y anastomosis: technical aspects and early experience with three cases
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital University of Bologna, Bologna
    Pediatr Med Chir 38:125. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up after esophageal replacement in children: 45-Year single-center experience
    M Lima
    S Orsola Hospital Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 50:1457-61. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Ovarian tissue collection for cryopreservation in pediatric age: laparoscopic technical tips
    Mario Lima
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 27:95-7. 2014
  5. doi request reprint 3D virtual rendering before laparoscopic partial splenectomy in children
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Bologna, Bologna 40138, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1784-8. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of mini-invasive surgery in the treatment of enteric duplications in paediatric age: a survey of 15 years
    M Lima
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Med Chir 34:217-22. 2012
  7. doi request reprint One-trocar-assisted nephrectomy (OTAN): initial experience and codification of a technique
    Mario Lima
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 11, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:1165-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Vaginal replacement in the pediatric age group: a 34-year experience of intestinal vaginoplasty in children and young girls
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 11, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 45:2087-91. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Vaginal malformations: a proposed classification based on embryological, anatomical and clinical criteria and their surgical management (an analysis of 167 cases)
    Giovanni Ruggeri
    Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi Bologna, Paediatric Surgery University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 11, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:797-803. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Blunt abdominal trauma: diagnostic performance of contrast-enhanced US in children--initial experience
    Massimo Valentino
    Department of Emergency, Surgery, and Transplants, S Orsola Malpighi, University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Radiology 246:903-9. 2008

Collaborators

  • Davide Tassinari
  • Dalia Gobbi
  • Riccardo Masetti
  • Carla Serra
  • Massimo Valentino
  • Stefania Varani
  • Giovanni Ruggeri
  • Francesca Destro
  • Michele Libri
  • M Luisa Forchielli
  • Andrea Pession
  • Beatrice Randi
  • Daniele Zama
  • Francesco Fascetti-Leon
  • Andrea Gentili
  • Stefania Pavia
  • Noemi Cantone
  • Nunzio C Salfi
  • Achille C Pessina
  • Paola Fernicola
  • Barbara Scrivo
  • Lucia Diani
  • Veronica Conti
  • Eleonora Gambineri
  • Patrizia Alvisi
  • Fernando Specchia
  • Ilaria Cocchi
  • Giulio Gregori
  • Antonio Aquino
  • Stefania Valentina Pavia
  • Simonetta Baroncini
  • Maria Letizia Bacchi Reggiani
  • Veronica Carlini
  • Tommaso Gargano
  • Claudio Antonellini
  • Elisa Iannella
  • Rosina De Rose

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Practical and functional classification of the double urethra: A variable, complex and fascinating malformation observed in 20 patients
    M Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol . 2016
    ..Urethral duplication is a rare and variable malformation of the urinary tract, with non-univocal and complex management. In addition, different classification schemes have been proposed, but none have considered all the possible variants...
  2. doi request reprint Laparoscopic treatment of congenital choledochal cyst and hepaticojejunostomy with extracorporeal Roux-en-Y anastomosis: technical aspects and early experience with three cases
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital University of Bologna, Bologna
    Pediatr Med Chir 38:125. 2016
    ..We recommend caution to prevent injury to the pancreatic duct and biliary structures during dissection and anastomosis. Lifelong surveillance is mandatory, even after resection of the choledochal cyst. ..
  3. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up after esophageal replacement in children: 45-Year single-center experience
    M Lima
    S Orsola Hospital Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 50:1457-61. 2015
    ..We evaluated the results of esophagocoloplasty (ECP) in children by performing a 45-year retrospective cohort study in a single center...
  4. doi request reprint Ovarian tissue collection for cryopreservation in pediatric age: laparoscopic technical tips
    Mario Lima
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 27:95-7. 2014
    ..Cryopreservation seems to be a good option to preserve future fertility although it is still an experimental method. ..
  5. doi request reprint 3D virtual rendering before laparoscopic partial splenectomy in children
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Bologna, Bologna 40138, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1784-8. 2013
    ..Furthermore, it can be performed by laparoscopy in children as it is a safe procedure, offering the benefits of a minimally invasive approach...
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of mini-invasive surgery in the treatment of enteric duplications in paediatric age: a survey of 15 years
    M Lima
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Med Chir 34:217-22. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the role of minimally invasive surgery in the management of ATDs, through a critical analysys of 15 years of experience of the Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Bologna...
  7. doi request reprint One-trocar-assisted nephrectomy (OTAN): initial experience and codification of a technique
    Mario Lima
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 11, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Surg Endosc 26:1165-9. 2012
    ..To further reduce the access-related complications, we propose a retroperitoneal one trocar-assisted nephrectomy (OTAN). We report our experience with minimally invasive OTAN for the treatment of benign renal disease...
  8. doi request reprint Vaginal replacement in the pediatric age group: a 34-year experience of intestinal vaginoplasty in children and young girls
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 11, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 45:2087-91. 2010
    ..In all these cases, a vaginal replacement is required. We reviewed our experience of vaginal replacement using a sigmoid conduit...
  9. doi request reprint Vaginal malformations: a proposed classification based on embryological, anatomical and clinical criteria and their surgical management (an analysis of 167 cases)
    Giovanni Ruggeri
    Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi Bologna, Paediatric Surgery University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 11, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:797-803. 2012
    ..We propose a new classification, focused only on vagina and based on embryological, anatomical, clinical and surgical criteria...
  10. doi request reprint Blunt abdominal trauma: diagnostic performance of contrast-enhanced US in children--initial experience
    Massimo Valentino
    Department of Emergency, Surgery, and Transplants, S Orsola Malpighi, University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Radiology 246:903-9. 2008
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  11. doi request reprint Combined laparoscopic and hysteroscopic approach for the treatment of a hybrid Müllerian duct anomaly: a case report
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 23:960-4. 2013
    ..We propose that the American Fertility Society classification of these anomalies should be revised and that hybrid entities should be considered in the differential diagnosis of genital tract malformations...
  12. pmc Thoracoscopic Approach for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Useful Tool in Diagnosis and Treatment of Unexpected Associated Lung Lesion
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    European J Pediatr Surg Rep 4:10-12. 2016
    ..The thoracoscopic approach permitted us to identify the thoracic EPS that probably would have been otherwise missed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopically assisted anorectal pull-through for high imperforate anus: three years' experience
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Bologna Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti 11, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:63-6. 2006
    ..We describe our three-year experience with the laparoscopically assisted anorectal pullthrough for high imperforate anus using laparoscopic muscle electrostimulation...
  14. pmc Robot-assisted Pyeloureterostomy in Bifid Renal Pelvis With Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction of the Lower Moiety
    Mario Lima
    S Orsola Hospital, Bologna University, Pediatric Surgery, Via Massarenti 11, Italy
    Urol Case Rep 10:23-25. 2017
    ..In incomplete duplicated systems, PUJO usually affects the lower moiety. We present the case of a 5-year old boy with left bifid renal pelvis and hydronephosis of the lower moiety treated by robot-assisted pyeloureterostomy...
  15. doi request reprint One-trocar-assisted pyeloplasty in children: an 8-year single institution experience
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Bologna Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 25:262-8. 2015
    ..Ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) is the most common pediatric obstructive uropathy. We report our 8-year experience with the use of a retroperitoneal laparoscopic-assisted pyeloplasty (one-trocar-assisted pyeloplasty [OTAP])...
  16. doi request reprint Sparing-lung surgery for the treatment of congenital lung malformations
    Francesco Fascetti-Leon
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 11, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1476-80. 2013
    ..In the present study, we evaluated both thoracoscopic and open lung-preserving resections as an alternative to lobectomy for CLM resection...
  17. pmc Anterior Sagittal Approach and Total Urogenital Mobilization for the Treatment of Persistent Urogenital Sinus in a 2-Year-Old Girl
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Polyclinic, Bologna, Italy
    European J Pediatr Surg Rep 4:13-16. 2016
    ..The described approach allows an excellent anatomical view with a midline muscle sparing incision, along with an easy identification of the vaginal confluence with the benefit of avoiding dissection between the urethra and vagina...
  18. doi request reprint Fate of males with urethral "Y-duplication": 40-year long follow-up in 8 patients
    Mario Lima
    Pediatric Surgery, Sant Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg . 2016
    ..The management of Y-forms remains challenging for the surgeon and the long-term follow-up is still scarcely investigated. We report our 40-year experience in the management of patients with Y-duplication...
  19. doi request reprint Laparoscopic-Assisted Anorectal Pull-Through for High Imperforate Anus: 14 Years Experience in a Single Center
    Giovanni Ruggeri
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Polyclinic, Bologna University, Bologna, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 26:404-8. 2016
    ..To report our 14 years experience with the laparoscopic-assisted anorectal pull-through (LAARP) for the treatment of male neonates with high imperforate anus...
  20. doi request reprint "Double N": Evolution of the Surgical Technique for Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy After 10-Year Experience in a Single Center
    Michele Libri
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 25:684-8. 2015
    ..We describe our experience with the use of a modified technique for laparoscopic internal inguinal ring closure (peritoneal incision and double "N" stitch placement). We evaluate the technique in terms of feasibility, efficacy, and safety...
  21. pmc A mesenteric hernia complicated with a triple necrotic volvulus
    Davide Tassinari
    Paediatric Emergency Department, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BMJ Case Rep 2012:. 2012
    ..This showed a triple volvulus with necrotic bowel loops that had herniated through a mesenteric defect. The necrotic bowel was subsequently resected...
  22. pmc Is the time necessary to obtain preoperative stabilization a predictive index of outcome in neonatal congenital diaphragmatic hernia?
    Andrea Gentili
    Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, 40183 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Pediatr 2012:402170. 2012
    ..Conclusions. The length of preoperative stabilization does not affect mortality, but is a valid parameter to identify difficulties in survivors' clinical pathway...
  23. doi request reprint Bilateral hydrosalpinx with asynchronous tubal torsion: an exceptional finding in a premenarcheal girl
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 46:e27-9. 2011
    ..This report describes the problems associated with misdiagnosis, therapeutic approach, and the risk of suboptimal treatment of this rare clinical entity in a 13-year-old girl...
  24. pmc A common case of gastroenteritis in a child followed by an axial torsion of Meckel diverticulum: a rare and unusual complication
    Davide Tassinari
    Paediatric Emergency Department, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BMJ Case Rep 2013:. 2013
    ..Owing to the rapid and progressive toxic condition, an emergency laparoscopy was performed. An axial torsion of a swollen and gangrenous Meckel's diverticulum was detected...
  25. doi request reprint Gluten-Free Diet and Lipid Profile in Children With Celiac Disease: Comparison With General Population Standards
    M Luisa Forchielli
    Department of Paediatrics, Medical School, Bologna Department of Pediatrics, Forlí Department of Histology, Medical School, Bologna Department of Internal Medicine, University of Padua Department of Pediatric Surgery, Medical School, Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 61:224-9. 2015
    ..A gluten-free diet (GFD) may carry high energy and fat load. We verified lipid profile and dietary indicators cross-sectionally and prospectively in patients with celiac disease (CD)...
  26. pmc Late-onset of immunodysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, x-linked syndrome (IPEX) with intractable diarrhea
    Daniele Zama
    Pediatric Oncology and Haematology Unit Lalla Seràgnoli, Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti, 11, Bologna, 40138, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:68. 2014
    ..This case suggests that IPEX should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of watery intractable diarrhea, despite its unusual onset. ..
  27. doi request reprint Pneumatic pyloric dilatation for the treatment of gastric outlet obstruction in a child
    Dalia Gobbi
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Int 55:382-5. 2013
    ..Even though the optimal management of these cases remains to be determined, we report on a prompt and successful endoscopic treatment for this condition...
  28. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasound in non-operative management of pancreatic injury in childhood
    Massimo Valentino
    Emergency Department, University Hospital S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Radiol 36:558-60. 2006
    ..Unenhanced US failed to demonstrate the abnormality that was recognized by CT and MRI. The injury was well demonstrated by contrast-enhanced US which was therefore used for follow-up until its healing...
  29. ncbi request reprint A case of furuncular myiasis associated with systemic inflammation
    Stefania Varani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Parasitol Int 56:330-3. 2007
    ..In this case study, morphological and novel molecular approaches were used to identify and characterize the larvae responsible for human infestation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Congenital symptomatic intrahepatic arteriovenous fistulas in newborns: management of 2 cases with prenatal diagnosis
    Mario Lima
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 40:e1-5. 2005
    ..Fetal and neonatal hepatic arteriovenous fistulas are rare and associated with a high mortality rate; they can be prenatally detected by ultrasonography. Management of these malformations can be a challenge for pediatric surgeons...