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Volume 13 Supplement 2

Proceedings of the 26th National Congress of the Italian Society of Geriatric Surgery

Proceedings

Edited by Silvestro Canonico, Bruno Amato and Alessandro Puzziello

This supplement has not been sponsored. The source of funding used to cover open access publication charges is declared by the authors in each article. Articles have undergone the journal's standard review process for supplements. The supplement editors declare they have no competing interests.

26th National Congress of the Italian Society of Geriatric Surgery.

Naples, Italy19-22 June 2013

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  1. Transanal microscopic surgery is an important application of minimally invasive surgery of rectum, allowing realization of complex transanal intervention.

    Authors: Stefano Perrotta, Gennaro Quarto, Vincenzo Desiato, Gianluca Benassai, Bruno Amato and Giacomo Benassai
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2013 13(Suppl 2):S56
  2. Perioperative prophylactic antibiotic treatment significantly influences intestinal microflora, resulting in impaired bowel functioning in some patients, sometimes requiring further investigations. This may le...

    Authors: Gianluca Pellino, Guido Sciaudone, Giuseppe Candilio, Antonio Camerlingo, Rosa Marcellinaro, Serena De Fatico, Federica Rocco, Silvestro Canonico, Gabriele Riegler and Francesco Selvaggi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2013 13(Suppl 2):S57
  3. Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a frequent disease among elderly, and is responsible for considerable disability. Benign prostatic hyperplasia can be clinically significant due to lower urinary tract symptoms ...

    Authors: Claudio de Lucia, Grazia Daniela Femminella, Giuseppe Rengo, Antonio Ruffo, Valentina Parisi, Gennaro Pagano, Daniela Liccardo, Alessandro Cannavo, Paola Iacotucci, Klara Komici, Carmela Zincarelli, Carlo Rengo, Pasquale Perrone-Filardi, Dario Leosco, Fabrizio Iacono, Giuseppe Romeo…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2013 13(Suppl 2):S35
  4. Bladder exstrophy occurs in approximately 1 in 35,000 live births and is associated with an increased incidence of bladder cancer.

    Authors: Giovanni Di Lauro, Fabrizio Iacono, Antonio Ruffo, Leo Romis, Salvatore Mordente, Umberto Pane, Ester Illiano, Giuseppe Romeo, Domenico Prezioso and Bruno Amato
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2013 13(Suppl 2):S36
  5. Thyroid cancer is a rare disease characterized by the subtle appearance of a nodule. Fine-needle cytology (FNC) is the first diagnostic procedure used to distinguish a benign from a malignant nodule. However, ...

    Authors: Anna Guerra, Vincenzo Di Crescenzo, Alfredo Garzi, Mariapia Cinelli, Chiara Carlomagno, Stefano Pepe, Pio Zeppa, Massimo Tonacchera and Mario Vitale
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2013 13(Suppl 2):S37
  6. Nitric oxide is key to endothelial regeneration, but it is still unknown whether endothelial cell (EC) loss results in an increase in NO levels at the wound edge. We have already shown that endothelial damage ...

    Authors: Roberto Berra-Romani, José Everardo Avelino-Cruz, Abdul Raqeeb, Alessandro Della Corte, Mariapia Cinelli, Stefania Montagnani, Germano Guerra, Francesco Moccia and Franco Tanzi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2013 13(Suppl 2):S40
  7. In this prospective non randomized observational cohort study we haveevaluated the influence of age on outcome of laparoscopic totalfundoplication for GERD.

    Authors: Landino Fei, Gianluca Rossetti, Francesco Moccia, Teresa Marra, Paolo Guadagno, Ludovico Docimo, Marco Cimmino, Vincenzo Napolitano, Giovanni Docimo, Domenico Napoletano, Ludovica Guerriero and Beniamino Pascotto
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2013 13(Suppl 2):S13

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