Nuovi criteri estesi per il trapianto epatico nei pazienti con HCC

The Warsaw Proposal for the Use of Extended Selection Criteria in Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Cancer .Michał Grąt, Karolina M. Wronka, Jan Stypułkowski, Emil Bik, Maciej Krasnodębski, Łukasz Masior, Zbigniew Lewandowski, Karolina Grąt, Waldemar Patkowski, Marek Krawczyk. Annals of Surgical Oncology.February 2017, Volume 24, Issue 2,  pp 526–534 Background.Combination of the University of California, San…

Intervento con programma intensivo di sport e dieta nei cirrotici obesi

Effects of an intensive lifestyle intervention program on portal hypertension in patients with cirrhosis and obesity: The sportdiet study.Berzigotti A, Albillos A, Villanueva C, Genescá J, Ardevol A, Augustín S, Calleja JL, Bañares R, García-Pagán JC Mesonero F, Bosch J; Ciberehd SportDiet Collaborative Group. Hepatology. 2016 Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print] Obesity increases the…

Tecnica “double guidewire” nella prevenzione della PEP

Double-guidewire technique in difficult biliary cannulation for the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Tse F1, Yuan Y1, Moayyedi P1, Leontiadis GI1, Barkun AN2. Endoscopy. 2016 Dec 20. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-119035. [Epub ahead of print] Background and study aims Difficult cannulation is a risk factor for pancreatitis following endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). The double-guidewire…

Review su MRCP nella sospetta coledocolitiasi

Utility of MRCP in clinical decision making of suspected choledocholithiasis: An institutional analysis and literature review. Badger WR, Borgert AJ, Kallies KJ, Kothari SN. Am J Surg. 2016 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print] BACKGROUND:The ideal treatment algorithm for suspected choledocholithiasis is not yet well defined. Imaging options include magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), endoscopic retrograde…

“Imaging Schedule” dopo trapianto epatico per HCC

Evidence-Based Surveillance Imaging Schedule After Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence.Liu D1, Chan AC, Fong DY, Lo CM, Khong PL. Transplantation. 2017 Jan;101(1):107-111. BACKGROUND:There is presently no evidence-based recommendation for surveillance of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation (LT). We aim to evaluate and develop evidence-based alternate surveillance imaging schedules for post-LT hepatocellular carcinoma patients.