Gianfausto Iarrobino

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INTRODUCTION The Authors present their experience on the use of meshes of polypropylene in septic surgery of the abdominal wall defects. MATERIALS AND METHODS From April 1999 to October 2003, 23 patients underwent intestinal resection (20 small intestine, 3 large intestine) for ischemic necrosis strangulation caused by defects in the abdominal wall(More)
Traditionally, surgical sigmoid diverticular emergencies used to be treated in stages, but more recently there has been a trend towards definitive surgery with immediate resection plus anastomosis under certain conditions. The aim of this study was to define the morbidity and mortality of resection plus anastomosis with on-table antegrade irrigation and of(More)
Renal angiomyolipomas are very rare benign tumours (3% of renal tumours) that may present as isolated tumours or tumours associated with other pathologies, particularly tuberous sclerosis (40%), neurofibro-matosis, or Sturge-Webers disease. Clinically, renal angiomyolipoma is asymptomatic until the tumour becomes larger than 4 cm, causing urinary symptoms(More)
Extragonadal endometriosis is rarely diagnosed preoperatively due the variety of its localizations. Presentation to general surgeons may be atypical and pose diagnostic difficulties. The Authors report three cases surgically treated between 2000-2003. The Authors stress the peculiarity of one of these cases with endometrial tissue involvement of the(More)
Lung carcinoma is the first cause of death for tumors; in Italy there are from 35,000 to 40,000 new cases a year, with a global survival to 5 years from the diagnosis in 13% of cases. The gastric and small bowel metastases are rare, respectively 0.4% and 1.1% and the cases reported in the literature are rare. There is often a poor symptomatology and(More)
UNLABELLED The Turner's syndrome is the most common chromosomic disease in the women and touches 1:2,500 women born live. The most important anomaly is the presence of short stature and ovarian failure. Others disorders are increasing in case reports: osteoporosis, hypothyroidism, renal diseases and gastroenteric diseases. The Authors, after careful review(More)
Splenic artery aneurysm presented with rupture is an unusual and potentially deadly reason of intraperitoneal hemorrhage. There are a lot of pathogenetic hypothesis; timing according to disease severity and surgical choices aren't definitely codified authors present one patient with hemoperitoneum for ruptured splenic artery aneurysm affected by chronic(More)
The splenic trauma in children presents some peculiarity that differentiates it from that one in adult age. Therefore we have see again our relative experience on splenic trauma, in the period 2001-2006, confronting two groups of patients, one of inferior age to fourteen years (A Group) and one of advanced age (B Group). We have estimated the following(More)
Objective of our study has been to verify if the age is a factor of additional risk for the opportunistic fungal infections and if prophylactic therapy cause real advantages in terms of reduction of morbidity, mortality and times of hospitalization. To such we report the experience of the Operational Unity of Emergency Surgery of the Hospital of Relief(More)
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