Marco Scarci

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Publications

  1. pmc Oxidative modification of albumin in the parenchymal lung tissue of current smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Tillie L Hackett
    School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Respir Res 11:180. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Is ministernotomy superior to conventional approach for aortic valve replacement?
    Marco Scarci
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:314-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Is video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery the best treatment for paediatric pleural empyema?
    Marco Scarci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 13:70-6. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Does intermittent cross-clamp fibrillation provide equivalent myocardial protection compared to cardioplegia in patients undergoing bypass graft revascularisation?
    Marco Scarci
    Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, 6th Floor, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:872-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint In patients undergoing thoracic surgery is paravertebral block as effective as epidural analgesia for pain management?
    Marco Scarci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:92-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint A rare case of high-grade serous ovarian epithelial carcinoma presenting as an isolated cystic mediastinal mass: a case report and brief review of the literature
    Marco Scarci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:W57-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Look what's eroding through the chest wall? Salmonella osteomyelitis of the ribs in an immunocompetent adult not associated with sickle cell disease
    Marco Scarci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:W59-61. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Is it safe to perform endoscopic vein harvest?
    Charlene Tennyson
    King s College Medical School, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:625-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Do patients undergoing lung biopsy need a postoperative chest drain at all?
    Togay Koc
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:1022-5. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Is surgery indicated in patients with stage IIIa lung cancer and mediastinal nodal involvement?
    Mohammed Bakir
    King s College London School of Medicine, First Floor, Hodgkin Building, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 1UL, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 13:303-10. 2011

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Publications19

  1. pmc Oxidative modification of albumin in the parenchymal lung tissue of current smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Tillie L Hackett
    School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Respir Res 11:180. 2010
    ..One current hypothesis is that the increased oxidant burden in these patients is not adequately counterbalanced by the lung antioxidant systems...
  2. doi request reprint Is ministernotomy superior to conventional approach for aortic valve replacement?
    Marco Scarci
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:314-7. 2009
    ..Ministernotomy can be offered on the basis of patient choice and cosmesis rather than evident clinical benefit...
  3. doi request reprint Is video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery the best treatment for paediatric pleural empyema?
    Marco Scarci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 13:70-6. 2011
    ..0 (3.5) days vs. 11 (4.0) days. The strongest predictors of undergoing pleural drainage were admission to the intensive care unit and large effusion size (>1/2 thorax filled)...
  4. doi request reprint Does intermittent cross-clamp fibrillation provide equivalent myocardial protection compared to cardioplegia in patients undergoing bypass graft revascularisation?
    Marco Scarci
    Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, 6th Floor, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:872-8. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint In patients undergoing thoracic surgery is paravertebral block as effective as epidural analgesia for pain management?
    Marco Scarci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:92-6. 2010
    ..We conclude intercostal analgesia, in the form of PVB, can be at least as effective as epidural analgesia...
  6. doi request reprint A rare case of high-grade serous ovarian epithelial carcinoma presenting as an isolated cystic mediastinal mass: a case report and brief review of the literature
    Marco Scarci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:W57-8. 2010
    ..We report a very unusual primary presentation of ovarian epithelial carcinoma as a single cystic mediastinal mass. We also include a brief review of the literature...
  7. doi request reprint Look what's eroding through the chest wall? Salmonella osteomyelitis of the ribs in an immunocompetent adult not associated with sickle cell disease
    Marco Scarci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:W59-61. 2010
    ..We describe a case of Salmonella typhimurium osteomyelitis in an immunocompetent adult male patient without sickle cell disease. We are not aware of a previous report of this combination...
  8. doi request reprint Is it safe to perform endoscopic vein harvest?
    Charlene Tennyson
    King s College Medical School, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:625-9. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Do patients undergoing lung biopsy need a postoperative chest drain at all?
    Togay Koc
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:1022-5. 2010
    ..3, P<0.01) but results in no difference in complication rates (three studies: pneumothoraces requiring chest drain; 2 vs. 2, P=non-significant; 0 vs. 0; 0 vs. 0) or pain score (two studies; 0.77 vs. 0.76, P=0.894; 5 vs. 5, P=0.81)...
  10. doi request reprint Is surgery indicated in patients with stage IIIa lung cancer and mediastinal nodal involvement?
    Mohammed Bakir
    King s College London School of Medicine, First Floor, Hodgkin Building, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 1UL, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 13:303-10. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint In patients with acute aortic intramural haematoma is open surgical repair superior to conservative management?
    Rizwan Attia
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:868-71. 2009
    ..IMH affecting the descending aorta can be managed with medical or endovascular interventional approach. In this latter group, serial imaging of the aorta is recommended, as aneurysm formation is not uncommon...
  12. doi request reprint What is the best treatment of postpneumonectomy empyema?
    Imran Zahid
    Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, and Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:260-4. 2011
    ..The shorter hospital stay, lower empyema recurrence rates and lower mortality rates may make open surgical approaches a more effective treatment option to minimally invasive options...
  13. pmc What is the survival after surgery for localized malignant pleural mesothelioma?
    Sandra M Gelvez-Zapata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:533-7. 2013
    ..Our review suggests that survival in LMM is longer than that generally quoted for the more common diffuse form of malignant mesothelioma. Hence, aggressive treatment of LMM may be reasonable in appropriate patients...
  14. doi request reprint Right upper video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for early stage lung cancer
    Marco Scarci
    Thoracic Surgery Unit, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2010:mmcts.2009.004333. 2010
    ..We present our definition of VATS lobectomy and describe our technique for VATS right upper lobectomy in clear, easy to follow steps. Finally, we provide some operative tips and a preference card. ..
  15. doi request reprint Arteriovenous malformation in the anterior mediastinum
    Charlene Tennyson
    King s College London Medical School, London, UK
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:e9-10. 2010
    ..A literature search found fewer than 10 reported cases of congenital, posterior mediastinal arteriovenous malformations in adults. We describe a giant anterior mediastinal arteriovenous malformation in a 29-year-old man...
  16. doi request reprint Videoendoscopic resection of solitary peripheral lung nodule
    Stephanie Fraser
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, London
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2011:mmcts.2010.004762. 2011
    ..In this interactive guide, we describe an evidence-based approach to video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) resection with a step-by-step operative guide. ..
  17. doi request reprint Blood patch for persistent air leak: a review of the current literature
    Kate Manley
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, UK
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 18:333-8. 2012
    ..A review is therefore required to assess the role for ABPP in contemporary clinical practice...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery and open surgery in the management of primary empyema
    Imran Zahid
    Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London, UK
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 17:255-9. 2011
    ..Current management of empyema is based on local empirical practice as there is no consensus on an optimal regimen. Over the past decade, surgical management of empyema has attracted great interest, leading to specific recommendations...
  19. doi request reprint What is the best way to diagnose and stage malignant pleural mesothelioma?
    Imran Zahid
    Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, and Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:254-9. 2011
    ..100%, P<0.01) disease compared to PET-CT. Overall, the high specificity and sensitivity rates seen with open pleural biopsy make it a superior diagnostic modality to CT, MRI or PET for diagnosing patients with MPM...