Matilde Bacchion

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Acute pancreatitis is an acute inflammatory disease of the pancreas which can lead to a systemic inflammatory response syndrome with significant morbidity and mortality in 20% of patients. Gallstones and alcohol consumption are the most frequent causes of pancreatitis in adults. The treatment of mild acute pancreatitis is conservative and supportive;(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the safety of the NanoKnife Low Energy Direct Current (LEDC) System (Irreversible Electroporation, IRE) in order to treat patients with unresectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma. METHODS Prospective, nonrandomized, single-center clinical evaluation of ten patients with a cytohystological diagnosis of unresectable locally advanced(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES In recent years there has been an increase in the diagnosis of cystic tumors of the pancreas. In this setting, difficult diagnostic problems and different therapeutic management can be proposed. MATERIAL AND METHODS A review of the literature and authors experience were undertaken. RESULTS Cystic tumors of the pancreas include(More)
OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND RFA of pancreatic cancer has been demonstrated to be feasible and safe with a positive impact on survival. The aim was to investigate whether an immune reaction is activated after locally advanced pancreatic cancer (LAPC) ablation. METHODS Peripheral Blood samples were obtained preoperatively and on post-operative days 3-30. Evaluated(More)
OBJECTIVES This study evaluates the incidence and clinical features and associated risk factors of delayed gastric emptying (DGE) after pancreaticoduodenectomy, employing the International Study Group of Pancreatic Surgery (ISGPS) consensus definition. METHODS Demographic, pathological and surgical details for 260 consecutive patients who underwent(More)
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