Publications by authors named "Renato Romagnoli"

100Publications

Comment on "Novel Real-time Prediction of Liver Graft Function During Hypothermic Oxygenated Machine Perfusion Before Liver Transplantation".

Ann Surg 2020 May 19. Epub 2020 May 19.

General Surgery 2U - Liver Transplant Unit, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy General Surgery 2U - Liver Transplant Unit, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy. General Surgery 2U - Liver Transplant Unit, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy General Surgery 2U - Liver Transplant Unit, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy General Surgery 2U - Liver Transplant Unit, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy. General Surgery 2U - Liver Transplant Unit, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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May 2020

Prevention of acute rejection after rescue with Belatacept by association of low-dose Tacrolimus maintenance in medically complex kidney transplant recipients with early or late graft dysfunction.

PLoS One 2020 15;15(10):e0240335. Epub 2020 Oct 15.

Renal Transplant Center "A. Vercellone", Nephrology, Department of Medical Sciences, Dialysis and Renal Transplant Division, "Città della Salute e della Scienza" Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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December 2020

Carrying on with liver transplantation during the COVID-19 emergency: Report from piedmont region.

Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol 2020 Aug 7. Epub 2020 Aug 7.

General Surgery 2U, Liver Transplantation Center, AOU Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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August 2020

Urgent liver transplantation soon after recovery from COVID-19 in a patient with decompensated liver cirrhosis.

Hepatol Commun 2020 Jul 14. Epub 2020 Jul 14.

General Surgery 2U - Liver Transplant Unit AOU Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino University of Turin Turin Italy.

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July 2020

Perfusate Analysis During Dual Hypothermic Oxygenated Machine Perfusion of Liver Grafts: Correlations With Donor Factors and Early Outcomes.

Transplantation 2020 09;104(9):1929-1942

General Surgery 2U-Liver Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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September 2020

Fully automated quantitative assessment of hepatic steatosis in liver transplants.

Comput Biol Med 2020 Aug 29;123:103836. Epub 2020 May 29.

Politobiomed Lab, Biolab, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy.

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August 2020

COVID-19 outbreak and the practice of surgery: do we need to change?

Br J Surg 2020 Aug 22;107(9):e307-e308. Epub 2020 Jun 22.

Department of Surgery, Città della Salute e della Scienza Hospital and University of Torino School of Medicine.

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August 2020

Shifting from donor to donor-recipient matching perspective in defining indications for machine perfusion in liver transplantation.

Updates Surg 2020 Sep 15;72(3):913-915. Epub 2020 Jun 15.

General Surgery 2U - Liver Transplant Unit, A.O.U. Città Della Salute E Della Scienza Di Torino, University of Turin, Corso Bramante 88-90, 10126, Turin, Italy.

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September 2020

Semimechanical anastomosis during oesophagectomy reduces leaks and stenosis: a propensity score matched analysis.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2020 08;31(2):182-190

General Surgery 2U-Liver Transplant Unit, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Torino, Torino, Italy.

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August 2020

Outcome of COVID-19 in liver transplant recipients: A preliminary report from Northwestern Italy.

Transpl Infect Dis 2020 Oct 16;22(5):e13353. Epub 2020 Jun 16.

General Surgery 2U - Liver Transplant Unit, University of Torino, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza, Torino, Italy.

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October 2020

"U-shaped" mesoportal jump graft to manage portal vein thrombosis during liver transplantation: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2020 15;71:73-77. Epub 2020 May 15.

General Surgery 2U - Liver Transplant Unit, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Torino, Torino, Italy. Electronic address:

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May 2020

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Liver Transpl 2020 11 27;26(11):1548-1550. Epub 2020 Apr 27.

Liver Transplant Unit, General Surgery 2U, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Città Della Salute e Della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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November 2020

Use of Dual Hypothermic Oxygenated Machine Perfusion to Recover Extended Criteria Pediatric Liver Grafts.

Liver Transpl 2020 06 6;26(6):835-839. Epub 2020 May 6.

Liver Transplant Unit, General Surgery 2U, Department of Surgical Sciences, A.O.U. Città Della Salute e Della Scienza di Torino, University of Torino, Torino, Italy.

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June 2020

Analytical and clinical evaluation of a novel assay for anti-HBc IgG measurement in serum of subjects with overt and occult HBV infection.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2020 Apr 9;96(4):114985. Epub 2020 Jan 9.

Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, Gastroenterology Division of Città della Salute e della Scienza of Turin, University Hospital, Turin, Italy.

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April 2020

The issue of the antifungal drug choice in prophylaxis of invasive fungal infection after liver transplant.

Transpl Infect Dis 2020 Feb 12;22(1):e13220. Epub 2019 Dec 12.

Department of Medical Sciences, Infectious Diseases, University of Torino, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza, Torino, Italy.

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February 2020

Postreperfusion syndrome, hyperkalemia and machine perfusion in liver transplantation.

Transl Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019 11;4:68. Epub 2019 Sep 11.

General Surgery 2U, Liver Transplant Unit, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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September 2019

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Liver Transpl 2019 09 9;25(9):1461. Epub 2019 Aug 9.

Liver Transplant Unit, General Surgery 2U, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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September 2019

Hypothermic Oxygenated Machine Perfusion of Liver Grafts from Brain-Dead Donors.

Sci Rep 2019 06 27;9(1):9337. Epub 2019 Jun 27.

General Surgery 2U - Liver Transplant Unit, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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June 2019

Transhiatal distal esophagectomy for Siewert type II cardia cancer can be a treatment option in selected patients.

Eur J Surg Oncol 2019 Oct 13;45(10):1943-1949. Epub 2019 Apr 13.

University of Turin. Department of Oncology, Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery Unit, San Luigi University Hospital (S.L.U.H.), Regione Gonzole 10, 10049, Orbassano, Turin, Italy. Electronic address:

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October 2019

Vascular Remodeling of Visceral Arteries Following Interruption of the Splenic Artery During Liver Transplantation.

Liver Transpl 2019 06 19;25(6):934-945. Epub 2019 Apr 19.

Liver Transplant Center, General Surgery 2U, University of Torino, A.O.U. Città Della Salute e Della Scienza, Torino, Italy.

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June 2019

Quantitation of anti-HBe antibodies in anti-HBc-positive liver donors.

J Hepatol 2019 04 24;70(4):793-795. Epub 2018 Dec 24.

Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, Gastroenterology Division of Città della Salute e della Scienza of Turin, University Hospital, Turin, Italy.

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April 2019

Long-Term Outcome of Veno-Occlusive Disease After Liver Transplant: A Retrospective Single-Center Experience.

Exp Clin Transplant 2019 04 24;17(2):214-221. Epub 2018 Oct 24.

From the Department of General Surgery, Liver Transplant Center, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Torino, Torino, Italy.

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April 2019

Normothermic Machine Perfusion of Donor Livers Without the Need for Human Blood Products.

Liver Transpl 2018 08;24(8):1147-1148

Liver Transplant Unit, General Surgery 2U, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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August 2018

Quantitation of HBV cccDNA in anti-HBc-positive liver donors by droplet digital PCR: A new tool to detect occult infection.

J Hepatol 2018 08 3;69(2):301-307. Epub 2018 Apr 3.

Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, Gastroenterology Division of Città della Salute e della Scienza of Turin, University Hospital, Turin, Italy.

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August 2018

Disease-free survival after radical resection followed by adjuvant chemotherapy for primary hepatic synovial sarcoma.

Updates Surg 2018 Dec 20;70(4):569-571. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

General Surgery 2U, Liver Transplant Center, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Torino, Corso Bramante 88-90, 10126, Turin, Italy.

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December 2018

Porcine Isolated Liver Perfusion for the Study of Ischemia Reperfusion Injury: A Systematic Review.

Transplantation 2018 07;102(7):1039-1049

Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium.

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July 2018

Risk factors for arterial hypertension after liver transplantation.

J Am Soc Hypertens 2018 03 5;12(3):220-229. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

Department of Medical Sciences, Hypertension Unit, Città della Salute e della Scienza, University of Torino, Torino, Italy.

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March 2018

Hypothermic Oxygenated Machine Perfusion for Liver Transplantation: An Initial Experience.

Exp Clin Transplant 2018 Apr 31;16(2):172-176. Epub 2017 Oct 31.

From the Department of General Surgery, Liver Transplant Center, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Torino, Italy.

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April 2018

NBAS mutations cause acute liver failure: when acetaminophen is not a culprit.

Ital J Pediatr 2017 Sep 25;43(1):88. Epub 2017 Sep 25.

Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children's Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Torino, Italy.

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September 2017

Centenarian Livers: Very Long-term Outcomes of Very Old Grafts.

Transplantation 2017 09;101(9):e292

1 General Surgery 2U, Liver Transplant Center. 2 Regional Transplant Center, Piedmont, AOU Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Italy.

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September 2017

Favorable short-term outcome of hepatitis C virus-positive liver graft with bridging fibrosis: A plea for very early viral eradication.

Hepatology 2017 06 18;65(6):2116-2118. Epub 2017 Apr 18.

Liver Transplantation Center and General Surgery 2U, AOU Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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June 2017

Liver graft preconditioning, preservation and reconditioning.

Dig Liver Dis 2016 Nov 9;48(11):1265-1274. Epub 2016 Jul 9.

Liver Transplantation Center, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy. Electronic address:

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November 2016

Stereotactic ablative radiation therapy prior to liver transplantation in hepatocellular carcinoma.

Radiol Med 2016 Nov 22;121(11):873-881. Epub 2016 Jul 22.

Department of Oncology, Radiation Oncology, University of Turin School of Medicine, Via Genova 3, 10126, Turin, Italy.

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November 2016

Early reduced liver graft survival in hepatitis C recipients identified by two combined genetic markers.

Transpl Int 2016 Oct 4;29(10):1070-84. Epub 2016 Jun 4.

Regional Transplantation Center - Piedmont, AOU Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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October 2016

Early Introduction of Subcutaneous Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin Following Liver Transplantation for Hepatitis B Virus Infection: A Prospective, Multicenter Study.

Transplantation 2016 Jul;100(7):1507-12

1 Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy. 2 Liver Transplantation Center and General Surgery 2U, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Torino, Italy. 3 Unità Operativa di Chirurgia Generale e dei Trapianti di Fegato e Multiorgano, Bologna, Italy. 4 Centro Trapianti di Fegato e Pancreas, Cagliari, Italy. 5 Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation Unit, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy. 6 Chirurgia Epatobiliare e Trapianto Epatico Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria di Padova-Unità Operativa di Chirurgia, Padova, Italy. 7 Struttura Complessa di Chirurgia Generale e dei Trapianti, Ospedale Niguarda, Milan, Italy. 8 Chirurgia Generale e Trapianto di Fegato, Bari, Italy. 9 Experimental Medicine and Surgery, Fondazione Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy. 10 Unidad de Hepatología, Servicio de Medicina Digestiva, Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe, Valencia, Spain. 11 Servicio de Cirugía General, Aparato Digestivo y Trasplante de Organos Abdominales, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Spain. 12 Liver Unit, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. 13 Institute of Liver Studies, King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom. 14 NIHR Liver BRU, QE Hospital and Birmingham University, Birmingham, United Kingdom. 15 AP-HP Hôpital Paul-Brousse, Centre Hépato-Biliaire, Villejuif, France. 16 University Paris-Sud, UMR-S 1193, Villejuif, France. 17 Biotest AG, Dreieich, Germany.

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July 2016

Peri-hepatic gauze packing for the control of haemorrhage during liver transplantation: A retrospective study.

Dig Liver Dis 2016 Apr 2;48(4):414-22. Epub 2015 Dec 2.

General Surgery 2U and Liver Transplantation Center, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Torino, Torino, Italy.

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April 2016

Liver transplantation for aHUS: still needed in the eculizumab era?

Pediatr Nephrol 2016 May 24;31(5):759-68. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

Clinical Research Center for Rare Diseases "Aldo e Cele Daccò", IRCCS-Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche "Mario Negri", Villa Camozzi, 3-24020, Ranica (Bergamo), Italy.

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May 2016

Excellent outcomes of liver transplantation using severely steatotic grafts from brain-dead donors.

Liver Transpl 2016 Mar 12;22(3):377-8. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

General Surgery 2U, Liver Transplantation Center, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Torino, Torino, Italy.

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March 2016

Liver transplantation in severe methylmalonic acidemia: The sooner, the better.

J Pediatr 2015 Nov 9;167(5):1173. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Torino, Torino, Italy.

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November 2015

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Hepatology 2016 Mar 30;63(3):1054-5. Epub 2015 Jul 30.

Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) Group, Liver Unit, Hospital Clínic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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March 2016

Surgical management of post-cholecystectomy bile duct injuries: referral patterns and factors influencing early and long-term outcome.

Updates Surg 2015 Sep 1;67(3):283-91. Epub 2015 Jul 1.

General Surgery 2U and Liver Transplantation Center, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Torino, Corso Bramante 88 - 90, 10126, Turin, Italy.

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September 2015

Surgical resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: Moving from what can be done to what is worth doing.

Hepatology 2015 Aug 29;62(2):340-2. Epub 2015 May 29.

Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer Group Liver Unit, Hospital Clínic, Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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August 2015

Recellularization of rat liver scaffolds by human liver stem cells.

Tissue Eng Part A 2015 Jun 29;21(11-12):1929-39. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

4Department of Medical Sciences, University of Torino, Torino, Italy.

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June 2015

Splenic vein leiomyosarcoma: case report and review of the literature.

JOP 2014 Sep 28;15(5):512-4. Epub 2014 Sep 28.

Department of Surgery, University of Turin. Turin, Italy.

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September 2014

Prediction of occult hepatitis B virus infection in liver transplant donors through hepatitis B virus blood markers.

Dig Liver Dis 2014 Nov 16;46(11):1020-4. Epub 2014 Sep 16.

Liver Transplant Center, General Surgery Unit, Department of Surgical Sciences, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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November 2014

Left-sided portal hypertension: Successful management by laparoscopic splenectomy following splenic artery embolization.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2014 15;5(10):652-5. Epub 2014 Aug 15.

General Surgery 2U and Liver Transplantation Center, University of Turin, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Corso Bramante 88-90, 10126 Turin, Italy. Electronic address:

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October 2014

Solution to recurrent suprahepatic caval stenosis after liver transplantation: cardiac surgery after repeated dilatations and stenting.

Liver Transpl 2014 May 26;20(5):624-6. Epub 2014 Mar 26.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, City Hospital of Health and Science of Turin, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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May 2014

Excluded segmental duct bile leakage: the case for bilio-enteric anastomosis.

Updates Surg 2014 Jun 16;66(2):115-9. Epub 2014 Mar 16.

General Surgery 2U, Liver Transplantation Center, A. O. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Corso Bramante 88-90, 10126, Turin, Italy.

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June 2014

A Bayesian methodology to improve prediction of early graft loss after liver transplantation derived from the liver match study.

Dig Liver Dis 2014 Apr 9;46(4):340-7. Epub 2014 Jan 9.

Digestive Disease Section, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy; Yale University Liver Centre, New Haven, USA; Italian Association for the Study of the Liver (AISF), Italian National Transplant Centre (CNT) and Italian Liver Transplant Centres, Italy.

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April 2014

Herniation of an abdominal antireflux fundoplication into the chest: what does it mean?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2014 Jul 9;46(1):121-6. Epub 2013 Dec 9.

Unit of Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

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July 2014

Liver transplantation for "mass-forming" sclerosing cholangitis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2013 3;4(10):907-10. Epub 2013 Aug 3.

General Surgery 2 and Liver Transplantation Center, University of Turin, A. O. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Corso Bramante 88, 10126 Turin, Italy.

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September 2013

Liver transplantation after severe hepatic trauma: a sustainable practice. A single-center experience and review of the literature.

Clin Transplant 2013 Jul-Aug;27(4):E528-37

General Surgery 8 and Liver Transplantation Center, San Giovanni Battista - Molinette University Hospital, A. O. Città della Salute e della Scienza, Turin, Italy.

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March 2014

An unusual inflammatory hepatic lesion.

JAMA Surg 2013 Jul;148(7):689-90

Department of Liver Transplantation and General Surgery 8, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista-Molinette, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy.

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July 2013

Human liver stem cell-derived microvesicles inhibit hepatoma growth in SCID mice by delivering antitumor microRNAs.

Stem Cells 2012 Sep;30(9):1985-98

Department of Internal Medicine, Research Center for Experimental Medicine (CeRMS) and Center of Molecular Biotechnology, University of Torino, Torino, Italy.

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September 2012

Liver transplantation for symptomatic centrohepatic biliary cystadenoma.

Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol 2011 May 6;35(5):408-13. Epub 2011 May 6.

General Surgery 8 and Liver Transplantation Center, University of Turin, AOU San Giovanni Battista, Corso Bramante 88, 10126 Turin, Italy.

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May 2011

Intraoperative placement of transparietohepatic biliary drainage in remedial hepaticojejunostomy: technique and clinical experience.

Am J Surg 2008 Apr;195(4):528-32

General Surgery 8 and Liver Transplantation Center, University of Turin, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corson Bramante 88, 10126 Turin, Italy.

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April 2008