Publications by authors named "Massimo Malagó"

100Publications

Continuous low flow ascites drainage through the urinary bladder via the Alfapump system in palliative patients with malignant ascites.

BMC Palliat Care 2019 Dec 5;18(1):109. Epub 2019 Dec 5.

University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, University Hospital Inselspital and University of Bern, Bauchzentrum Bern, 3010, Bern, Switzerland.

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December 2019

Targeting Pyruvate Kinase M2 and Lactate Dehydrogenase A Is an Effective Combination Strategy for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer.

Cancers (Basel) 2019 Sep 16;11(9). Epub 2019 Sep 16.

Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, Royal Free Hospital Campus, University College London, London NW3 2QG, UK.

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September 2019

A simple scoring model for predicting early graft failure and postoperative mortality after liver transplantation.

Ann Hepatol 2019 Nov - Dec;18(6):902-912. Epub 2019 Jul 29.

HPB and Liver Transplant Unit, Royal Free Hospital, London, United Kingdom; Royal Free Campus, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

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September 2020

AGMA Score: A Novel Prognostic Score for Patients Undergoing Liver Transplant for Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Transplant Proc 2019 Jul - Aug;51(6):1923-1925

Department of General Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany.

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December 2019

Accuracy of estimated total liver volume formulas before liver resection.

Surgery 2019 09 14;166(3):247-253. Epub 2019 Jun 14.

Institute of Physiology, Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Department of Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland; Department of Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.

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September 2019

Avoiding postoperative mortality after ALPPS-development of a tumor-specific risk score for colorectal liver metastases.

HPB (Oxford) 2019 07 2;21(7):898-905. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Department of Experimental Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Department of Surgery, Reinier de Graaf Gasthuis, Delft, the Netherlands. Electronic address:

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July 2019

Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma with live donors or extended criteria donors: a propensity score-matched comparison.

Ann Gastroenterol 2018 Nov-Dec;31(6):722-727. Epub 2018 Jul 27.

Department of Mathematics and Technology, Koblenz University of Applied Science, Remagen, Germany (Markus Neuhäuser).

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July 2018

Piggyback or Cava Replacement: Which Implantation Technique Protects Liver Recipients From Acute Kidney Injury and Complications?

Liver Transpl 2018 12;24(12):1746-1756

HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, Royal Free Hospital London, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

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December 2018

Indicating ALPPS for Colorectal Liver Metastases: A Critical Analysis of Patients in the International ALPPS Registry.

Surgery 2018 09 24;164(3):387-394. Epub 2018 May 24.

University Hospital Frankfurt, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main, Clinic for General and Visceral Surgery, Germany.

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September 2018

Risk Adjustment in ALPPS Is Associated With a Dramatic Decrease in Early Mortality and Morbidity.

Ann Surg 2017 11;266(5):779-786

*Swiss HPB and Transplantation Center, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland †Department of Surgery, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden ‡Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden §Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Asklepios Hospital Barmbek, Hamburg, Germany ¶Semmelweis University Budapest, Campus Hamburg, Germany ||Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany **Centre Hépato-Biliaire, Hôpital Paul Brousse, Villejuif, France ††Department of Digestive Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital, Lille, France ‡‡Department of Surgery, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany §§Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Transplantation University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany ¶¶Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany ||||Department of Surgery, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ***Department of Surgery, A.I. Burnazyan FMBC Russian State Scientific Center of FMBA, Moscow, Russia †††Department of Surgery, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey ‡‡‡Division of HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada §§§Liver Transplant Unit, Division of HPB Surgery, Department of Surgery, Italian Hospital Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina ¶¶¶Department of Surgery and Liver and Pancreas Transplantation, Virgen de la Arrixaca Clinic and University Hospital, Murcia, Spain ||||||Department of HPB- and Liver Transplantation Surgery, University College London, Royal Free Hospitals, London, UK ****Division of Transplantation, Hepatobiliary Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, USA.

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November 2017

Remote ischaemic preconditioning in orthotopic liver transplantation (RIPCOLT trial): a pilot randomized controlled feasibility study.

HPB (Oxford) 2017 09 24;19(9):757-767. Epub 2017 Jun 24.

Division of Surgery and Intervention Science, Royal Free Campus, University College London, Pond Street, NW3 2QG, UK; Department of Hepatico Pancreatico Biliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Royal Free Hospital Foundation Trust, Pond Street, NW3 2QG, UK.

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September 2017

Patient Survival After Simultaneous ALPPS and Colorectal Resection.

World J Surg 2017 Apr;41(4):1119-1125

Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA.

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April 2017

The ALPPS Risk Score: Avoiding Futile Use of ALPPS.

Ann Surg 2016 Nov;264(5):763-771

*Department of Surgery and Transplantation, Swiss HPB and Transplant Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland†Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Asklepios Hospital Barmbek, Hamburg, Germany‡Semmelweis University, Budapest, Campus Hamburg, Germany§Institute for Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland¶Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, RWTH Aachen, Germany||General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany**Department of Surgery and Liver and Pancreas transplantation, Virgen de la Arrixaca Clinic and University Hospital, Murcia, Spain††Department of Surgery, Division of HPB Surgery, Liver Transplant Unit, Italian Hospital Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina‡‡Department of HPB and Liver Transplant Surgery, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.

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November 2016

Validation of the peak bilirubin criterion for outcome after partial hepatectomy.

HPB (Oxford) 2016 10 2;18(10):806-812. Epub 2016 Jul 2.

Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre and NUTRIM School of Nutrition and Translational Research, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands; Department of Surgery, Royal Free & Institute for Liver and Digestive Health University College London Hospitals, and University College London, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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October 2016

A Novel Approach to Ultrasound-Mediated Tissue Decellularization and Intra-Hepatic Cell Delivery in Rats.

Ultrasound Med Biol 2016 08 13;42(8):1958-67. Epub 2016 May 13.

Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, Royal Free Hospital, University College London, London, UK; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Comparative Medicine Department and Organ Transplantation Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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August 2016

Successful Outflow Reconstruction to Salvage Traumatic Hepatic Vein-Caval Avulsion of a Normothermic Machine Ex-Situ Perfused Liver Graft: Case Report and Management of Organ Pool Challenges.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Apr;95(15):e3119

From the Senior Clinical Fellows in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Liver Transplant Surgery (PGA, ADD, RJO-R, AF), Royal Free London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, University College London; Core Surgical Trainee (CH), Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, King's College Hospital, London; Clinical Research Fellow in Transplant Surgery (DN), Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, Oxford Transplant Centre, Oxford; Department of Pharmacy & Forensic Science (SKK), King's College; and Professor of Surgery (MM), Consultant Liver Transplant and HPB Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London, UK.

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April 2016

Pyruvate Kinase M2 and Lactate Dehydrogenase A Are Overexpressed in Pancreatic Cancer and Correlate with Poor Outcome.

PLoS One 2016 18;11(3):e0151635. Epub 2016 Mar 18.

UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, Royal Free Hospital Campus, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

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August 2016

Retrograde Stenting Under Transmesenteric Angiographic Guidance of an Occluded Superior Mesenteric Vein to Treat Life-Threatening Hemorrhage.

Ann Vasc Surg 2016 Feb 2;31:209.e11-5. Epub 2015 Dec 2.

Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, England.

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February 2016

Ammonia produces pathological changes in human hepatic stellate cells and is a target for therapy of portal hypertension.

J Hepatol 2016 Apr 2;64(4):823-33. Epub 2015 Dec 2.

Regenerative Medicine & Fibrosis Group, Institute for Liver & Digestive Health, University College London, Royal Free, London, UK. Electronic address:

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April 2016

Prediction of Mortality After ALPPS Stage-1: An Analysis of 320 Patients From the International ALPPS Registry.

Ann Surg 2015 Nov;262(5):780-5; discussion 785-6

*Kantonsspital Winterthur, Winterthur; Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland †KantonsspitalOlten, Olten, Switzerland ‡Swiss HPB and Transplant Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland §Department of Visceral- and Transplantation Surgery, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany ¶Department of Surgery, Division of HPB Surgery, Liver Transplant Unit, Italian Hospital Buenos Aires, Argentina ||Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon **Department of Surgery, Division of HPB Surgery, Western University Medical Center, London, Ontario, Canada ††General Surgery Unit, Maggiore Hospital, Bologna, Italy ‡‡Department of Surgery, SirioLibanes Hospital, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil §§Department of HPB and Liver Transplant Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, University College London, London, UK ¶¶Department of General Surgery, Liver Transplant Unit, Virgen De La Arrixaca University Hospital, Murcia, Spain ||||Centre Hépato-Biliaire, Hôpital Paul Brousse, Villejuif, France ***University Paris Sud, Paris, France.

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November 2015

A novel rat model of liver regeneration: possible role of cytokine induced neutrophil chemoattractant-1 in augmented liver regeneration.

Ann Surg Innov Res 2015 2;9:11. Epub 2015 Nov 2.

Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, Royal Free Hospital, University College London, Pond Street, London, NW3 2PF UK ; Department of Surgery and Interventional Sciences, Royal Free Hospital, University College London, Pond Street, London, NW3 2PF UK.

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November 2015

Risk of venous congestion in live donors of extended right liver graft.

World J Gastroenterol 2015 May;21(19):6008-17

Arnold Radtke, Department of General and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Tuebingen, D-72076 Tuebingen, Germany.

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May 2015

Monosegment ALPPS hepatectomy: extending resectability by rapid hypertrophy.

Surgery 2015 Apr 21;157(4):676-89. Epub 2015 Feb 21.

HPB Surgery and Liver Transplant Unit, Italian Hospital Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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April 2015

Early survival and safety of ALPPS: first report of the International ALPPS Registry.

Ann Surg 2014 Nov;260(5):829-36; discussion 836-8

*Swiss HPB and Transplant Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland †Department of Surgery, Division of HPB Surgery, Liver Transplant Unit, Italian Hospital Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina ‡Department of General Surgery, Liver Transplant Unit, Virgen De La Arrixaca University Hospital, Murcia, Spain §Department of HPB and Liver Transplant Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, University College London, London, United Kingdom ¶Department of Surgery, Sirio Libanes Hospital, University of Sao Paolo, Sao Paolo, Brazil ‖Department of Surgery, Division of HPB Surgery, Western University Medical Center, London, Ontario, Canada **Department of HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation, St. Antoine Hospital, Paris, France ††Department of Visceral- and Transplantation Surgery, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. §§Hospital Paul Brousse, Université Paris Sud, Paris, France.

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November 2014

Failure of portal venous embolization. ALPPS as salvage enabling successful resection of bilobar liver metastases.

J Gastrointest Cancer 2014 Dec;45 Suppl 1:233-6

Division of HPB and Liver Transplant Surgery, Royal Free Hospital and Medical School, Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG, UK,

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December 2014

The effect of renin angiotensin system genetic variants in acute pancreatitis.

Ann Surg 2015 Jan;261(1):180-8

*Department of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, London, United Kingdom †Department of Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery, Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom ‡UCL Institute of Human Health & Performance, University College London, London, United Kingdom §Department of Internal Medicine, Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem, The Netherlands ¶Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands ∥Department of Surgery, G4-196, AMC Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands **General Surgery Department, Medical Faculty of Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany ††Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom ‡‡Centre for Cardiovascular Genetics, University College London, London, United Kingdom §§Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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January 2015

Portal vein embolization and ligation for extended hepatectomy.

Indian J Surg Oncol 2014 Mar 6;5(1):30-42. Epub 2014 Jan 6.

Hepato-biliary and Pancreatic Surgery Unit, Royal London Hospital, London, UK.

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March 2014

Surrogate endpoints in liver surgery related trials: a systematic review of the literature.

HPB (Oxford) 2013 May 22;15(5):327-36. Epub 2012 Oct 22.

Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, and NUTRIM School of Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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May 2013

The impact of pancreatic duct drainage following pancreaticojejunostomy on clinical outcome.

J Gastrointest Surg 2012 Aug 1;16(8):1610-7. Epub 2012 Mar 1.

Division of HepatoBiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Royal Free and University College Hospitals, London, UK.

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August 2012

Dynamic tracking of stem cells in an acute liver failure model.

World J Gastroenterol 2012 Feb;18(6):507-16

HPB and Liver Transplantation Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, University College London, London NW3 2PF, UK.

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February 2012

The flavonoid monoHER prevents monocrotaline-induced hepatic sinusoidal injury in rats.

J Surg Oncol 2012 Jul 27;106(1):72-8. Epub 2012 Jan 27.

UCL Hepatology, Department of HPB and Liver Transplantation Surgery, University College London Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London, UK.

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July 2012

The use of nasojejunal nutrition in patients with chronic pancreatitis.

JOP 2011 Nov 9;12(6):574-80. Epub 2011 Nov 9.

Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, University College Hospital NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom.

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November 2011

Use of hepatocyte and stem cells for treatment of post-resectional liver failure: are we there yet?

Liver Int 2011 Jul 19;31(6):773-84. Epub 2011 Apr 19.

HPB and Liver Transplantation Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, University College London, Pond Street, London, UK.

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July 2011

Hepato-biliary Cystadenoma with Intraductal Extension: Unusual Cause of Obstructive Jaundice.

J Gastrointest Cancer 2012 Sep;43 Suppl 1:S32-7

Department of Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 235 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BU, UK.

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September 2012

Duodenal web in an adult presenting with acute pancreatitis and acquired megaduodenum: report of a case.

Surg Today 2011 Mar 2;41(3):426-9. Epub 2011 Mar 2.

Department of Surgery, University College of London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

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March 2011

Radical surgery in the presence of biliary metallic stents: revising the palliative scenario.

J Gastrointest Surg 2011 Mar 19;15(3):489-95. Epub 2011 Jan 19.

Department of Surgery, University College of London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 250 Euston Road, London NW1 2PG, UK.

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March 2011

Surgical management of segmental and sectoral bile duct injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a challenging situation.

J Gastrointest Surg 2010 Feb;14(2):344-51

Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany.

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February 2010

Cholangiocellular carcinoma--the role of caudate lobe resection and mesohepatectomy.

HPB (Oxford) 2008 ;10(3):179-82

Department of General, Viceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany.

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May 2010

Liver regeneration is impaired by FK778 in partially hepatectomized rats, while supplemental uridine restores both liver growth and hepatocyte proliferation.

Hepatol Res 2009 Jan 18;39(1):86-92. Epub 2008 Aug 18.

Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Transplantation Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.

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January 2009

Liberal policy in living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: lessons learned.

Dig Dis Sci 2009 Feb 2;54(2):377-84. Epub 2008 Jul 2.

Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr. 55, 45122, Essen, Germany.

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February 2009

Survival of patients with synchronous and metachronous colorectal liver metastases--is there a difference?

J Gastrointest Surg 2008 Aug 3;12(8):1399-405. Epub 2008 Jun 3.

Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr. 55, 45122, Essen, Germany.

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August 2008

The White test: a new dye test for intraoperative detection of bile leakage during major liver resection.

Arch Surg 2008 Apr;143(4):402-4; discussion 404

Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147 Essen, Germany.

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April 2008

Selection of donors for adult living-donor liver donation: results of the assessment of the first 205 donor candidates.

Psychosomatics 2008 Mar-Apr;49(2):143-51

Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Essen, Virchowstr. 174, 45147 Essen, Germany.

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April 2008

The role of liver transplantation in the treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma.

HPB (Oxford) 2005 ;7(4):268-72

Klinik für Allgemein- und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany.

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June 2010

Retrograde oxygen persufflation preservation of human livers: a pilot study.

Liver Transpl 2008 Mar;14(3):358-64

Clinic for General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany.

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March 2008

Liver transplantation in the setting of hepatocellular carcinoma and portal vein thrombosis: a challenging dilemma?

Dig Dis Sci 2008 Jul 14;53(7):1994-9. Epub 2007 Dec 14.

Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr. 55, Essen 45122, Germany.

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July 2008