Bruno Nardo

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Portal vein arterialization: a new surgical option against acute liver failure?
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Transplantation, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2544-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Portal vein arterialization for the treatment of post resection acute liver failure in the rat
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery and Transplantations, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 38:1185-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of CCl4-induced acute liver failure with portal vein arterialization in the rat
    Bruno Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care and Transplantation, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Surg Res 135:394-401. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint An experimental pilot study on controlled portal vein arterialization with an extracorporeal device in the swine model of partial liver resection and ischemia
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Transplantations, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:912-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Double kidney transplantation: initial experience of the Bologna Transplant Center
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Transplantations, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:701-2. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The first case of ureteral duplication in a combined liver-kidney transplantation
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Transplantations, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:698-700. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation combined with other organs: experience of Bologna s. Orsola hospital
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Transplantations, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2469-71. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Technical aspects of portal vein arterialization for acute liver failure: from rat lab to man
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery and Transplantations, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 38:1195-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Portal vein oxygen supply through a liver extracorporeal device to treat acute liver failure in Swine induced by subtotal hepatectomy: preliminary data
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery and Transplantations, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 38:1190-2. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of CCL4-induced acute liver failure with portal vein arterialization in the rat
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery and Transplantations, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 38:1187-9. 2006

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Portal vein arterialization: a new surgical option against acute liver failure?
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Transplantation, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2544-6. 2005
    ..We believe that this novel approach, which should promote liver regeneration by providing an additional oxygen supply to the liver, may disclose a new possibility in the treatment of ALF and prompt new clinical and experimental research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Portal vein arterialization for the treatment of post resection acute liver failure in the rat
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery and Transplantations, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 38:1185-6. 2006
    ..Thus, this study sought to determine whether an additional supply of oxygenated blood delivered by portal vein arterialization (PVA) was protective against acute liver failure induced by hepatectomy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of CCl4-induced acute liver failure with portal vein arterialization in the rat
    Bruno Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care and Transplantation, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Surg Res 135:394-401. 2006
    ..Thus, this study aimed to determine whether an additional supply of oxygenated blood achieved by portal vein arterialization (PVA) is protective in rat ALF caused by toxin administration or hepatectomy...
  4. ncbi request reprint An experimental pilot study on controlled portal vein arterialization with an extracorporeal device in the swine model of partial liver resection and ischemia
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Transplantations, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:912-8. 2006
    ..E.O2.NARDO (Liver Extracorporeal Oxygen. NARDO) is effective in treating swine with subtotal hepatectomy leading to acute liver failure (ALF)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Double kidney transplantation: initial experience of the Bologna Transplant Center
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Transplantations, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:701-2. 2006
    ..The aim of the study is to verify the results obtained with double-kidney transplantation in terms of graft and patient survival and complications...
  6. ncbi request reprint The first case of ureteral duplication in a combined liver-kidney transplantation
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Transplantations, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:698-700. 2006
    ..19%. We report a kidney with ureteral duplication in the specific setting of multiorgan transplantation since it could be considered an adjunctive risk factor for urological complications...
  7. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation combined with other organs: experience of Bologna s. Orsola hospital
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Transplantations, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2469-71. 2005
    ..We report a series of patients who underwent combined heart-kidney transplantation (CHKT) and combines liver-kidney transplantation (CLKT) at a single center...
  8. ncbi request reprint Technical aspects of portal vein arterialization for acute liver failure: from rat lab to man
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery and Transplantations, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 38:1195-7. 2006
    ..Furthermore, we have reported the application of PVA in patients with ALF. We herein have described the technical aspects of the PVA procedure both in preclinical models and in man...
  9. ncbi request reprint Portal vein oxygen supply through a liver extracorporeal device to treat acute liver failure in Swine induced by subtotal hepatectomy: preliminary data
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery and Transplantations, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 38:1190-2. 2006
    ..To determine whether the increase of oxygen supply in the portal system by a liver extracorporeal (L.E.O.NARDO) device is effective in treating swine with subtotal hepatectomy leading to acute liver failure (ALF)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of CCL4-induced acute liver failure with portal vein arterialization in the rat
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery and Transplantations, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 38:1187-9. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine whether portal vein arterialization (PVA), which increases the oxygen supply to the liver, was protective in a rat model of liver failure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Octogenarian livers successfully transplanted in patients with fulminant hepatic failure
    B Nardo
    Department of Surgery and Transplantations, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:389-91. 2005
    ..Livers from octogenarian donors may be safely used in an emergency to save patients. Age does not represent a limit for individually assessed and highly selected donors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation from donors aged 80 years and over: pushing the limit
    Bruno Nardo
    University of Bologna, Departement of Surgery and Transplantation, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Transplant 4:1139-47. 2004
    ..However, hepatitis C recurrence is associated with a greater mortality in patients who received octogenarian grafts raising concerns whether to allocate these livers to HCV-positive recipients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of recipients of liver grafts from donors older than 80 years: is it achievable?
    Matteo Cescon
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Liver Transpl 9:1174-80. 2003
    ..Long-term patient and graft survival seem to be achievable, but the high rate and rapidity of HCV reinfection remain a major concern for HCV(+) patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hepatic resection for primary or secondary malignancies with involvement of the inferior vena cava: is this operation safe or hazardous?
    Bruno Nardo
    General Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Transplantations, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Am Coll Surg 201:671-9. 2005
    ..This study evaluated surgical techniques and results of patients with tumors who had undergone liver resection with partial resection and reconstruction of the IVC...
  15. ncbi request reprint Tumor doubling time predicts recurrence after surgery and describes the histological pattern of hepatocellular carcinoma on cirrhosis
    Alessandro Cucchetti
    Dipartimento di Discipline Chirurgiche, Rianimatorie e dei Trapianti, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 43:310-6. 2005
    ..The prognostic significance of HCC doubling time (DT) after surgery has never been investigated...
  16. doi request reprint Mesenchymal stem cells and islet cotransplantation in diabetic rats: improved islet graft revascularization and function by human adipose tissue-derived stem cells preconditioned with natural molecules
    Giuseppe Cavallari
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Cell Transplant 21:2771-81. 2012
    ..The observed increase in islet graft revascularization and function suggests that our method of stem cell preconditioning may represent a novel strategy to remarkably improve the efficacy of islets-hMSCs cotransplantation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcome of right hepatectomies in patients older than 70 years
    Matteo Cescon
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Arch Surg 138:547-52. 2003
    ..The increasing number of elderly patients undergoing liver resections mandates updating of clinical outcomes on this specific population...
  18. ncbi request reprint The reduced tolerance of rat fatty liver to ischemia reperfusion is associated with mitochondrial oxidative injury
    Paolo Caraceni
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Surg Res 124:160-8. 2005
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  19. doi request reprint An in vivo autotransplant model of renal preservation: cold storage versus machine perfusion in the prevention of ischemia/reperfusion injury
    Gaetano La Manna
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplant Unit, University of Bologna, St Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Artif Organs 33:565-70. 2009
    ..The present model seems to suggest that organ preservation by hypothermic machine perfusion is able to better control cellular impairment in comparison with cold storage...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impairment of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation in rat fatty liver exposed to preservation-reperfusion injury
    Paolo Caraceni
    Dipartimento di Biochimica, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 41:82-8. 2004
    ..As the impairment of the cellular energy metabolism contributes to the failure of fatty liver grafts after transplantation, we aimed to determine whether steatosis affects the oxidative phosphorylation activity during preservation...
  21. doi request reprint Localization of mesenchymal stem cells grafted with a hyaluronan-based scaffold in the infarcted heart
    Emanuela Fiumana
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy National Institute for Cardiovascular Research INRC, Bologna, Italy
    J Surg Res 179:e21-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this work was to investigate the localization of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) grafted with a well cell-adhesive polymer in the scar region of the infarcted heart...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ischemic arterial complications after liver transplantation in the adult: multivariate analysis of risk factors
    Marco Vivarelli
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University of Bologna, S Orsola Hospital, 940138 Bologna, Italy
    Arch Surg 139:1069-74. 2004
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  23. doi request reprint Aortoiliac surgery concomitant with kidney transplantation: a single center experience
    Matvey Tsivian
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantations, Kidney Transplantation Unit, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Transplant 23:164-7. 2009
    ..As most publications on this topic are case reports its difficult to evaluate long-term outcomes of those clinical challenges. Herein we report long-term results of these procedures...
  24. ncbi request reprint A new model for portal protein profile analysis in course of ileal intraluminal bile acid infusion using an in situ perfused rat intestine
    Marco Montagnani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Centro di Ricerca Biomedica Applicata Policlinico S Orsola, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Med Chem 7:257-64. 2011
    ..Since FGF15 was not recovered we suggest the possibilities that this protein is produced in very little amounts, poorly transferred outside the cell, or that it is extremely unstable and rapidly degraded...
  25. doi request reprint Optimizing Patient Surgical Management Using WhatsApp Application in the Italian Healthcare System
    Bruno Nardo
    1 Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Telemed J E Health 22:718-25. 2016
    ..The aim of the study was to use WhatsApp between two distant surgical teams involved in a program of elective surgery to verify if it facilitates communication, enhances learning, and improves patient care preserving their privacy...
  26. pmc Effect of colic vein ligature in rats with loperamide-induced constipation
    Flavia Neri
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2012:896162. 2012
    ..Medical treatment in chronic constipation is not always successful. Surgery is indicated in unresponsive selected severe cases. This study presents the distal venous colic ligation in rat as a novel surgical approach...
  27. ncbi request reprint Radical surgical treatment of recurrent hepatic hydatidosis
    Bruno Nardo
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University of Bologna, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1478-81. 2003
    ..The treatment of relapsing hydatidosis must aim at the reduction of both morbidity and mortality rates and the risk of new recurrences...
  28. doi request reprint Mesenchymal stem cells in renal function recovery after acute kidney injury: use of a differentiating agent in a rat model
    Gaetano La Manna
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aging and Renal Disease Section of Nephrology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Cell Transplant 20:1193-208. 2011
    ..These results suggest that FMhMSCs could be useful in the treatment of AKI and the utilization of synthetic compounds could enhance the recovery induction ability of cells...
  29. ncbi request reprint A multicenter pilot prospective study comparing Celsior and University of Wisconsin preserving solutions for use in liver transplantation
    Antonino Cavallari
    Dipartimento di Discipline Chirurgiche, Rianimatorie e dei Trapianti Policlinico S Orsola, University of Bologna, Italy
    Liver Transpl 9:814-21. 2003
    ..A study on a larger patient basis is needed...
  30. doi request reprint Liver resection for metastases from colorectal cancer in very elderly patients: New surgical horizons
    Bruno Nardo
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy Department of Surgery, Annunziata Hospital of Cosenza, Cosenza, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Surg 33:S135-41. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the overall and disease-free survival for patients with CRLM according to their chronological age...
  31. doi request reprint Partial portal vein arterialization in acute liver failure
    Giuseppe Cavallari
    Department of Medicine and Surgery DIMEC, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, 40100, Bologna, Italy
    Updates Surg 66:183-7. 2014
    ..Moreover, less invasive approaches to PPVA demonstrated to be safe and efficacy. It is clear that further investigations must be done to fully understand the potentiality of PPVA as a strategy to treat ALF. ..
  32. ncbi request reprint Liver resection for multiple colorectal metastases: influence of parenchymal involvement and total tumor volume, vs number or location, on long-term survival
    Giorgio Ercolani
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Surg 137:1187-92. 2002
    ..Multiple and/or bilateral liver metastases are not absolute contraindications to surgical resection...
  33. ncbi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of liver function by the methionine and aminopyrine breath tests in the early stages of liver transplantation
    Cristiana Di Campli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:727-32. 2003
    ..We aimed to perform these tests in the early phase following liver transplant in order to correlate the time course of these tests to the outcome of transplantation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Portal vein arterialization in a patient with acute liver failure
    Bruno Nardo
    Transplantation 79:851-2. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Successful liver transplantation from an eclamptic donor complicated by the HELLP syndrome
    Bruno Nardo
    Transplantation 76:440-1. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint First report of cryopreserved human hepatocytes based bioartificial liver successfully used as a bridge to liver transplantation
    Umberto Baccarani
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Am J Transplant 4:286-9. 2004
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