Marco Gaffi

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PURPOSE We report the results of urethroplasty with a free graft of buccal mucosa as a dorsal onlay for the treatment of bulbar urethral strictures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Since June 1994, 30 patients with bulbar urethral strictures have been treated with buccal mucosa urethroplasty. Urethroplasty was performed with a free graft of buccal mucosa using a(More)
Between January 1988 and December 1995 48 orthotopic detubularized and reconfigured ileal neobladder were carried out with two distinct surgical procedures in the same Hospital. 33 underwent lower urinary tract reconstruction using Studer's technique with an afferent ileal tubular isoperistaltic segment; in 15 patients the ileal substitution of the bladder(More)
OBJECTIVES To report our 8-year experience with buccal mucosa onlay urethroplasty with the dorsal approach in the treatment of bulbar urethral strictures. The buccal mucosal graft is widely used as an effective option for urethral reconstruction. METHODS Since June 1994, we have treated 65 patients with bulbar urethral strictures with buccal mucosa(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES To detail the technique and evaluate the impact of a personal modified posterior reconstruction technique (PDR) on the outcomes of extrafascial laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (eLRP) in a consecutive series of 52 patients affected by high-risk prostate cancer (HRPCa). METHODS From October 2007 to March 2012, 52 patients(More)
BACKGROUND Large use of allogeneic red blood cell concentrates (RBCc), albeit necessary in major surgery, may influence patients' outcome. DESIGN AND METHODS We introduced an integrated strategy including patients' evaluation and supplementation associated with autologous blood collection and saving to support major elective surgery at our hospital since(More)
According to data of the International Agency for Research on Cancer and the World Health Organization (Cancer Incidence in Five Continents, GLOBOCAN, and the World Health Organization Mortality), bladder is among the top ten body locations of cancer globally, with the highest incidence rates reported in Southern and Western Europe, North America, Northern(More)
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