Massimo Rasini

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Inguinal hernioplasty has always been one of the most commonly performed operations in clinical practice. In the last 15 years, thanks to the development of mini-invasive surgery, new video-endoscopic techniques for the treatment of inguinal hernia using trans-peritoneal (TAPP) and extraperitoneal (TEP) access have emerged. Both have a definite role in the(More)
Transanal Doppler-guided hemorrhoidal artery ligation with mucopexy and hemorrhoidopexy with the HemorPex System (HPS) (ANGIOLOGICA B.M. S.r.l., Pavia, Italy) are minimally invasive non-excisional methods available to treat symptomatic hemorrhoids not responding to more conservative treatment. The HPS makes possible mucopexy and the ligature of superior(More)
Videoassisted surgery has recently led to a new era, aimed mainly at minimising surgical trauma and improving the cosmetic result. Natural Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) and Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) are emerging as effective techniques whose advantages and possible applications have been widely explored in the most recent(More)
Intercostal nerve sheat tumors are rare and normally benign tumors. The successful thoracoscopic resection of an intercostal neurilemmoma is reported. It occurred in an asymptomatic 44 year-old woman. Diagnostic flowchart consisted in an enhanced CT of the chest and in a fine needle biopsy under CT guidance of the chest wall mass. The videothoracoscopic(More)
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