• Publications
  • Influence
Early and Late Recurrence After Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Prognostic and Therapeutic Implications
Objective:To evaluate the predictive factors, the therapy, and the prognosis of intrahepatic recurrence (IR) after surgery for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Summary Background Data:The predictiveExpand
  • 520
  • 26
The Ratio Between Metastatic and Examined Lymph Nodes (N Ratio) Is an Independent Prognostic Factor in Gastric Cancer Regardless of the Type of Lymphadenectomy: Results From an Italian Multicentric
Purpose:To investigate whether the ratio between metastatic and examined lymph nodes (N ratio) is a better prognostic factor as compared with traditional staging systems in patients with gastricExpand
  • 290
  • 7
Duodenal Fistula after Elective Gastrectomy for Malignant Disease
BackgroundDuodenal fistula (DF) after gastrectomy continues to be a life-threatening problem. We performed a retrospective multicenter study analyzing the characteristics of DF after electiveExpand
  • 45
  • 6
A Multicentric Western Analysis of Prognostic Factors in Advanced, Node-Negative Gastric Cancer Patients
Background:The presence of lymph node metastasis is one of the most important prognostic factors in patients with gastric carcinoma. Node-negative patients have a better outcome, nevertheless aExpand
  • 106
  • 6
Prognostic Value of the 7th AJCC/UICC TNM Classification of Noncardia Gastric Cancer: Analysis of a Large Series From Specialized Western Centers
Objective:To conduct a retrospective evaluation of the 7th-TNM classification of gastric cancer (GC) on a prospectively collected database. Background:The recent TNM introduced relevant changes to GCExpand
  • 115
  • 5
Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma and Combined Hepatocellular-Cholangiocarcinoma: A Western Experience
BackgroundIntrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is an unusual tumour.MethodsThe clinicopathological data of 67 patients with ICC and combined hepatocellular–cholangiocarcinoma (HCC–ICC) areExpand
  • 40
  • 5
Limited liver resection: a good indication for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in elderly patients.
OBJECTIVE Hepatocellular carcinoma is often diagnosed in elderly people. METHODS One hundred and seventy-five patients older than 70 years were operated on for hepatocellular carcinoma (Group 1).Expand
  • 42
  • 4
  • PDF
Surgical treatment for gastric carcinoma in the elderly
The incidence of gastric cancer is increasing in the elderly. The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of advanced age (≥80 years) on morbidity, mortality and late outcome after curativeExpand
  • 56
  • 4
Gastric Stump Cancer After Distal Gastrectomy for Benign Disease: Clinicopathological Features and Surgical Outcomes
PurposeThe purpose of the present study was to analyze clinicopathologic features and long-term prognosis of gastric stump cancer (GSC) arising in the remnant stomach 5 years or later after partialExpand
  • 23
  • 4
Metachronous hepatic metastases from gastric carcinoma: a multicentric survey.
BACKGROUND The treatment of hepatic metastases from gastric cancer is controversial, due to biologic aggressiveness of the disease. OBJECTIVE To survey the clinical approach to the subset ofExpand
  • 56
  • 3