Elisa Pizzolato

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The purpose of this case-control study was to evaluate the impact of hybrid minimally invasive esophagectomy for cancer on surgical stress response and nutritional status. All 34 consecutive patients undergoing hybrid minimally invasive esophagectomy for cancer at our surgical unit between 2008 and 2013 were retrospectively compared with 34 patients(More)
The authors report a case of gallstone ileus of the sigmoid colon in an 80-year-old woman admitted to the hospital with symptoms and signs of large bowel obstruction and asymptomatic cholelithiasis. Radiological investigation (abdominal X-ray and CT scan) showed a large gallstone impacted in the sigmoid colon. At first, the patient was managed(More)
BACKGROUND The aims of this prospective study were to analyze the predictors of postoperative sleep disturbance after esophagectomy for cancer and to identify patients at risk for postoperative hypnotic administration. METHODS Sixty two consecutive patients who underwent cancer-related esophagectomy were enrolled in this study from May 2011 to February(More)
Repair of an incisional hernia (IH) generates costs on several levels and domains of society. The aim of this study was to make a complete cost analysis of incisional hernia repair (IHR) with synthetic and biological mesh and to compare it with financial reimbursement. Patients were grouped into three levels to determine the complexity of their care, and(More)
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