Filippo Custureri

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Breast chondrosarcoma is a rare sarcoma that mainly occurs in females >50 years old. To the best of our knowledge, only 16 cases were reported in the literature prior to 2013 and all patients were surgically treated by mastectomy, with or without lymphadenectomy, which was occasionally preceded by neoadjuvant chemotherapy. However, the literature does not(More)
We present the case of a 61-year-old male patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and a large cervicomediastinal multinodular hyperfunctioning goiter that made thyroidectomy a daunting task, especially considering the risk of intraoperative bleeding. The preoperative computed tomographic (CT) scan showed the right thyroid lobe very deeply rooted(More)
Procedure for Prolapse and Hemorrhoids (PPH or Longo procedure), a stapled circumferential anal mucosectomy, has proven to be very popular as it is considered safe and successful. However, a high haemorrhoid recurrence rate is reported, specially due to insufficient mucosal resection. The authors have come up with a technical modification to the(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS The authors report their experience in choosing the surgical treatment for early gastric cancer. METHODOLOGY A retrospective study was conducted to examine the long-term outcome of 18 patients with early gastric cancer (10%) on a series of 180 patients treated for gastric carcinoma by the same surgical équipe from January 1986 to June(More)
The hernia of Amyand is an inguinal hernia containing the appendix in the sac. It is a rare pathology often diagnosed only intra-operatively. We report a case even more rare of a giant left-sided inguinoscrotal Amyand hernia with appendiceal abscess without clinical findings of incarceration/strangulation, occlusion, perforation, or acute scrotum and with(More)
Rectourethral fistulas are an uncommon complication of urinary or rectal surgery, trauma, inflammatory disease, radiation therapy for prostate cancer; they represent an unique challenge for the surgeon. Although closure can occure spontaneously, most cases of acquired rectourethral fistula need surgical repair. Despite a century of surgical experience, no(More)
A group of 59 female workers in the sewing and upholstery departments of a factory manufacturing automobile seats underwent clinical and instrumental tests following reports of several cases of suspected carpal tunnel syndrome. A risk evaluation analysis for disorders attributable to repeated trauma of the upper limbs (WMSDs) was simultaneously carried out(More)
A case of myofibroblastic pseudosarcomatous tumor of the bladder occurred in a patient previously submitted to TURB is reported. Aim of this investigation is to demonstrate, on the basis of the literature, the importance of histopathology in the diagnosis of bladder pseudosarcoma, since endoscopical and radiological methods can erroneously show a neoplasm.(More)
Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) is the most accurate method to evaluate the presence and extent of retroperitoneal nodal metastases in clinical stage I non-seminomatous germ cell testicular carcinoma. In our Department the open "nerve sparing" RPLND is already the standard surgical treatment for these tumors and laparoscopic technique is(More)
Intra- and early (first week) post-operative haemorrhages are the most common complications in stapled hemorrhoidectomy PPH (Procedure for Prolapse and Hemorrhoids) and in circumferential resection of the rectal prolapse STARR (Stapled Trans Anal Rectal Resection). Performing PPH and STARR we employed a gelatin based haemostatic sealant with thrombin(More)