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Marginal donors in liver transplantation.
Marginal liver donor criteria included the following: obesity (weight >100 Kg or BMI >27), age >50 years; macrovesicular steatosis >50%; intensive care unit stay >4 days; prolonged hypotensive… Expand
A pilot study on the safety and effectiveness of immunosuppression without prednisone after liver transplantation.
BACKGROUND Corticosteroids are commonly used in the immunosuppression therapy after liver transplantation, yet are associated with considerable side effects. Retrospective studies have shown that… Expand
Assessment of the upper gastrointestinal tract in hemodialysis patients awaiting renal transplantation.
- G. Milito, M. Taccone-Gallucci, +4 authors C. Casciani
- The American journal of gastroenterology
- 1 June 1983
Seventy-five dialysis patients awaiting renal transplantation were studied. Investigations included single contrast barium meal, serum gastrin assay, gastric acid studies, and fiberoptic… Expand
Prospective randomized trial of submucosal hemorrhoidectomy with radiofrequency bistoury vs. conventional Parks’ operation
- V. Filingeri, G. Gravante, E. Baldessari, M. Grimaldi, C. Casciani
- Techniques in Coloproctology
- 1 March 2004
Abstract.Background:Postoperative pain has always been the main adverse effect of the surgical treatment for hemorrhoids. Surgical techniques evolved mainly to solve this problem as well as… Expand
A multicentre study on LMW-heparin effectiveness in preventing postsurgical thrombosis.
- S. Verardi, C. Casciani, +7 authors M. Azzarone
- International angiology : a journal of the…
A multicentric study was carried out involving six italian departments of general surgery to assess the efficacy of a low molecular weight (LMW) heparin called Fluxum compared to standard calcium… Expand
Liver transplantation in the presence of portal vein thrombosis: report from a single center.
Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is a frequent finding in liver transplantation, the management of which depends mainly on its extent. In cases of mild to moderate PVT, a low dissection of the portal… Expand
Use of mycophenolate mofetil in liver transplantation: a literature review.
Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) is an immunosuppressive drug, exhibiting its effect through inhibition of proliferation of T and B lymphocytes. Standard primary immunosuppressive therapy after orthotopic… Expand
Infectious complications in renal transplant recipients.
Renal transplantation has become a well-established therapeutic option for end-stage renal disease, but infectious diseases remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. Although a wide… Expand
BENEFICIAL EFFECTS OF L-CARNITINE IN POST-DIALYSIS SYNDROME
Radiofrequency fistulectomy vs. diathermic fistulotomy for submucosal fistulas: a randomized trial.
- V. Filingeri, G. Gravante, E. Baldessari, C. Casciani
- European review for medical and pharmacological…
- 1 May 2004
BACKGROUND Anal fistula represents one of the most frequent anorectal disease. Fistulotomy is considered the gold standard treatment but related problems are numerous (postoperative pain, bleeding,… Expand