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Pancreatic Neoplasms: HELP
Articles by Elisa Castellani
Based on 3 articles published since 2010
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Between 2010 and 2020, Elisa Castellani wrote the following 3 articles about Pancreatic Neoplasms.
 
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1 Review Right hemicolectomy plus pancreaticoduodenectomy vs partial duodenectomy in treatment of locally advanced right colon cancer invading pancreas and/or only duodenum. 2014

Cirocchi, Roberto / Partelli, Stefano / Castellani, Elisa / Renzi, Claudio / Parisi, Amilcare / Noya, Giuseppe / Falconi, Massimo. ·Department of Digestive and Liver Surgery Unit, St Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy. · Pancreatic Surgery Unit, Universit√† Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. Electronic address: renzicla@virgilio.it. ·Surg Oncol · Pubmed #24726745.

ABSTRACT: INTRODUCTION: Pancreatic or duodenal invasion by locally advanced right colon cancer is an unusual event whose management still represents a surgical challenge. This review aims to compare results of limited vs. extended resection in case of primary right colon cancer invading pancreas and/or duodenum. METHODS: A systematic search in Medline, Embase and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) was performed. All trials describing the surgical treatment of right colon cancer invading pancreas and/or duodenum were considered. A data extraction sheet was developed, based on the Cochrane Consumers and Communication Review Group's data extraction template. RESULTS: 5-years overall survival was 52% after en bloc pancreaticoduodenectomy plus right hemicolectomy vs. 0 and 25% in case of duodenal resection with correction by direct suture or pedicled ileal flap, respectively. 30-day postoperative morbidity rate was slightly higher after en block resections (12.8%) with respect to duodenal local resection and direct suture or pedicled ileal flap repair (0 and 12.2%, respectively). After extended resection the rate of pancreatico-jejunal anastomotic leakage was 7.7%. CONCLUSIONS: In patients with right colon cancer extended to the pancreas and/or duodenum surgical multivisceral resection is suggested when complete tumour removal (R0) is achievable. Even though no significant differences in postoperative morbidity and mortality have been shown, 5 y OS has improved in extended resections as compared to duodenal local resection with defect repair either by direct suture or by a pedicled ileal flap.

2 Article Distal pancreatectomy with splenic preservation: A short-term outcome analysis of the Warshaw technique. 2015

Boselli, Carlo / Barberini, Francesco / Listorti, Chiara / Castellani, Elisa / Renzi, Claudio / Corsi, Alessia / Grassi, Veronica / Cacurri, Alban / Desiderio, Jacopo / Trastulli, Stefano / Santoro, Alberto / Pironi, Daniele / Burattini, Federica / Cirocchi, Roberto / Avenia, Nicola / Noya, Giuseppe / Parisi, Amilcare. ·Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. Electronic address: carloboselli@yahoo.it. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. Electronic address: francescobarberini@hotmail.it. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. Electronic address: chiaralist@gmail.com. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. Electronic address: elisa.ecv@gmail.com. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. Electronic address: renzicla@virgilio.it. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. Electronic address: alessia.cor@libero.it. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy. Electronic address: veronicagrassi@hotmail.it. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy. Electronic address: albancacurri@gmail.com. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy. Electronic address: djdesi85@hotmail.it. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy. Electronic address: stefano.trastulli@hotmail.it. · Department of Surgical Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Electronic address: albert.santoro@tiscali.it. · Department of Surgical Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Electronic address: danielepironi@gmail.com. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. Electronic address: maria.burattini@unipg.it. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy. Electronic address: roberto.cirocchi@unipg.it. · Department of General Surgery, Saint Mary Hospital, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy. Electronic address: nicolaavenia@libero.it. · Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. Electronic address: giuseppe.noya@unipg.it. · Department of Digestive Surgery, St. Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy. Electronic address: amilcareparisi@virgilio.it. ·Int J Surg · Pubmed #26118603.

ABSTRACT: INTRODUCTION: Spleen-preserving left pancreatectomy (SPDP) with splenic vessels preservation (SVP) or without (Warshaw technique, WT) has been described with robotic, laparoscopy and open surgery. Nevertheless, significant data on medium- and long-term follow-up are still not available, since data in literature are scarce and the level of evidence is low. METHODS: In this retrospective study, we describe and compare short and medium term results of spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy in eight patients. RESULTS: In WT group the duration and the intraoperative bleeding was superior than SVP group. The incidence of perigastric collateral vessels and presence of submucosal varices evidenced at CT scan was 66% in WT group, while only one case occurred in SVP group. DISCUSSION: The limit of laparoscopic approach is the fact that it needs advanced laparoscopic skills, which might result in intraoperative bleeding and splenectomy. The most of literature considered salvage WT intraoperatively performed in case of classical SVP and not only elective WT. The consequence is that there is no difference in immediate postoperative results (operative time, intraoperative bleeding, hospital stay) that are in favour of SVP because WT is performed only in case of failure in preserving the splenic vessels. In fact when this intervention is performed electively, the procedure time is reduced as well as the intraoperative bleeding. CONCLUSIONS: WT is safe and feasible, even if there are not definitive evidences that demonstrate it is superior to classic SVP. RCTs are needed to determine advantages and disadvantages of WT compared to the classic SVP.

3 Article Robotic distal pancreatectomy with or without preservation of spleen: a technical note. 2014

Parisi, Amilcare / Coratti, Francesco / Cirocchi, Roberto / Grassi, Veronica / Desiderio, Jacopo / Farinacci, Federico / Ricci, Francesco / Adamenko, Olga / Economou, Anastasia Iliana / Cacurri, Alban / Trastulli, Stefano / Renzi, Claudio / Castellani, Elisa / Di Rocco, Giorgio / Redler, Adriano / Santoro, Alberto / Coratti, Andrea. ·Department of Digestive and Liver Surgery Unit, St Maria Hospital, Viale Tristano di Joannuccio 1, 05100 Terni, Italy. veronicagrassi@hotmail.it. ·World J Surg Oncol · Pubmed #25248464.

ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Distal pancreatectomy (DP) is a surgical procedure performed to remove the pancreatic tail jointly with a variable part of the pancreatic body and including a spleen resection in the case of conventional distal pancreatectomy or not in the spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy. METHODS: In this article, we describe a standardized operative technique for fully robotic distal pancreatectomy. RESULTS: In the last decade, the use of robotic systems has become increasingly common as an approach for benign and malignant pancreatic disease treatment. Robotic Distal Pancreatectomy (RDP) is an emerging technology for which sufficient data to draw definitive conclusions in surgical oncology are still not available because the follow-up period after surgery is too short (less than 2 years). CONCLUSIONS: RDP is an emerging technology for which sufficient data to draw definitive conclusions of value in surgical oncology are still not available, however this techniques is safe and reproducible by surgeons that possess adequate skills.