Laparoscopic liver resection in elderly patients: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Notarnicola M, Felli E, Roselli S, Altomare DF, De Fazio M, de'Angelis N, Piardi T, Acquafredda S, Ammendola M, Verbo A, Pessaux P, Memeo R Abstract Laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) is becoming standard practice, replacing the open approach in terms of safety and feasibility. However, few data are available for the elderly. The objective of [...]

Comparison of Different Nodal Staging in Patients With Locally Advanced Mid-low Rectal Cancer After Long-term Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy

Petrucciani N, Carra MC, Martínez-Pérez A, Vitali GC, Landi F, Genova P, Memeo R, Brunetti F, Espin E, Ris F, De'angelis N; EUMARCS Study Group. BACKGROUND/AIM: The aim of this study was to compare the ability of different lymph nodal staging systems to predict cancer recurrence in a multicenter European series of patients who underwent proctectomy after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer. PATIENTS AND [...]

Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic repeat liver resection after open liver resection: a systematic review

Wakabayashi T, Felli E, Memeo R, Mascagni P, Abe Y, Kitagawa Y, Pessaux P. Abstract BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic repeat liver resection (LRLR) still represents a challenge for surgeons especially in case with previous open liver surgery. The aim of the study is to perform a systematic review of the current literature to investigate the feasibility of LRLR after open liver resection (OLR) [...]