Edoardo Segalini

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A 73 years-old gentleman presented to ED complaining of colicky abdominal pain and subacute bowel obstruction with nausea and unable to pass stools for a couple of days. Abdomen was distended, painful at deep palpation, with no guarding. AXR showed colonic distension of the right and proximal transverse colon. Left colonic section was not visible. This(More)
Great debate exists in the initial acute management of large bowel obstruction from obstructing left colon carcinoma. While endoscopic stenting is well established as the first approach in the setting of palliative care of patients with advanced metastatic disease as well as a bridge to elective surgery in elderly patients who have an increased risk of(More)
We are a joint group of Colorectal Surgeons and Acute Care Surgeons,with cross-over interest and specific expertise in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and acute diverticulitis. After reading the eagerly awaited results of the “LADIES Trial” [1], as the primary coinvestigator of the only Italian centre participating to the Ladies Trial andonbehalf of the(More)
AIM The proximal edge of the enterotomy in a side-to-side anastomosis has been shown to be the site at highest risk of leakage. Several methods have been described to overcome this vulnerability. The technical challenge of intra-corporeal anastomosis (ICA) is to re-create angles between tissues and instruments, similar to those in an open anastomosis. The(More)
Desmoid tumours are benign, myofibroblastic stromal neoplasms common in Gardner's syndrome, which is a subtype of familial adenomatous polyposis characterized by colonic polyps, osteomas, thyroid cancer, epidermoid cysts, fibromas and sebaceous cysts. The primary treatment is surgery, followed by adjuvant radiotherapy, but the local recurrence rate is high,(More)
A 59-year-old hemodynamically stable female is admitted following a domestic fall with blunt left sided thoraco-abdominal trauma. She lived alone and had multiple comorbidities including hepatitis C virus positive splenomegaly, chronic psychosis with a history of opioid and alcohol abuse. A CT-scan of thorax and abdomen with IV contrast showed left lung(More)
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