Dr. Salomone Di Saverio

Ultraspecialist in General Surgery

General surgery – Colorectal Surgery – Urgent Surgery – Gastrointestinal Surgery: Colon, Stomach, Small Intestine, Gallbladder, Rectum, Spleen – Gastrointestinal Tumours – Colon cancer – Rectal carcinoma – Diverticular disease and diverticulitis – Lithiasis gallbladder – Splenectomy – Gastrectomy – Duodenum

Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK (from 2018)

Consultant Surgeon in Esophageal-gastric surgery and colorectal surgery with interest in general emergency surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom.

Research and Clinical activity

Dr. Di Saverio has been involved as co-investigator or principal investigator in more than 30 research projects and international clinical trials, mostly multicentre prospective randomized. He is Principal Investigator together with Prof. Jovine of Bologna centre for the international multicentre Randomized Controlled Trial, coordinated by the Dutch Diverticular Diseases Group, “The Ladies Trial" investigating the laparoscopic treatment of perforated diverticulitis.

Principal Investigator at Bologna’s Centre for the randomized multicentre international clinical trial coordinated by the University of Helsinki entitled “Laparoscopic versus open adhesiolysis for small bowel obstruction (NCT01867528)" in which he plays the role of first surgeon.

His main fields of interest are open and laparoscopic emergency surgery, trauma, abdominal and laparoscopic surgery, gastroenterological and colo-rectal surgery, cancer surgery and senology.

He has performed to date more than 3,500 major surgical procedures; out of them more than 2,050 were urgent/emergency procedures and more than 850 laparoscopic cases. He performed more than 1,200 procedures as first operator of all types of surgery, and more than 620 laparoscopic cases as first operator. In emergency laparoscopy setting he has performed any type of emergency surgery procedure with laparoscopic technique as first operator (complicated/perforated acute appendicitis, acute cholecystitis, lap repair of gastroduodenal perforations, laparoscopic removal of intra-gastric or intestinal foreign bodies, laparoscopic gastroenteronastomoses and lap GastroJJ, laparoscopy for adhesive small bowel obstruction and laparoscopic adhesiolysis, laparoscopic lavage for purulent perforated diverticulitis, laparoscopic Hartmann’s procedures and Laparoscopic Colonic resections with primary anastomosis for perforated diverticulitis, laparoscopy for diffuse peritonitis, laparoscopic reduction and repair in strangulated incisional and inguinal hernias, laparoscopic reduction and repair of strangulated PEH, laparoscopic colonic resection with intracorporeal anastomosis or lap Hartmann’s for obstructing colon carcinoma). Also, he has performed more than 1,350 minor surgical procedures in outpatient or inpatient setting.

Teaching activity

– Since 2010 has been nominated by the University of Bologna as Tutor/Evaluating Professor in the discipline General Surgery in the Clinical Skills (Clinical Practice) Hospital session of the Medical Graduates for National Medical Licensing Exam.

– Since 2011 he has founded and organised a Hands On Course for young Surgeons, ICU doctors, A&E doctors, General Doctors and nurses, about techniques of insertion and management of the thoracic drains in Emergency and Trauma setting. He is actually the Director of this Course, now in its 3rd edition and he has been invited to several Italian hospitals (Rome, Naples and Palermo).

– He has also initiated and directed two hands-on courses on Trauma Surgery and Emergency Laparoscopy for the Italian Society of Young Surgeons, held in Naples 2011 at the National Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Young Surgeons.

– Since 2011 he is Instructor, member of the Faculty of the Trauma Surgery and Hands On Course, official course of the Italian Society of Surgeons for Specialist Surgeons, initiated by the Trauma Team of Maggiore Hospital, an held every six months.

– He is also lecturer and Mentor in Surgical Techniques and has contributed with his educational videos taken from his operations, at the Emergency Surgery Course organised by the American and European Society of Surgery Urgency and trauma AAST / ESTES. Further details on his technical skills can be obtained from Raul Coimbra MD FACS, president of AAST, Abe Fingerhut MD and Selman Uranues MD.

– In 2016 he was appointed Tutor (Mentor) from the University of Western Australia, Perth for the students of medicine and surgery in the last year of the UWA faculty and was the surgery tutor of surgery for the external rotation of surgery of these students.

– In 2017 he obtained the National Scientific Qualification of MIUR (University Ministry and Scientific Research) for the suitability of both First Band (Full Professor) and second band (Adjunct Professor) in General Surgery.

Awards and Recognitions

– At the International Surgical Week 2007 – 42nd World Congress of Surgery held in Montreal 2007, he was the presenting author of the study Multicenter prospective randomized trial on water-soluble contrast medium (Gastrografin®) use in intestinal small bowel obstruction caused by adherences presented in the ISS/SIC Lloyd M. Nyhus Prize Session (“The 12 best ISS/SIC free papers in Gastrointestinal Surgery") and awarded with the 2nd prize given to the 6 best presentations by a jury of internationally recognised experts.

– In 2010 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in Washington his two oral free paper on Trauma Surgery have been evaluated as the best presentations of their sessions.

– He has also been the winner of the 2010 “Mazzeo" Prize for the best scientific paper and the best Italian Young Surgeon, awarded by the Italian Society for Digestive Diseases.

– In the National Congress 2011 of Italian Society of Young Surgeons in Naples he has been awarded with “Prof. Crucitti prize", given to the best Italian Young Surgeons under 40 of the year 2011.

– Winner of the SPIGC Annual “Crucitti" Surgery Prize as best young Italian surgeon of 2011.

– Winner of the 2017 National Annual National Prize “Ettore Ruggeri" of the Italian Society of Surgery awarded by the Board of Directors of the Italian Society of Surgery during the General Assembly of Members at the National Congress of SIC.

Education and training

Medical and Surgical Degree at University of Bologna School of Medicine (2002)

Specialisation Degree in General Surgery at University of Bologna School of Medicine (2008)

Mini-Invasive Surgery Master at the European Institute of Telesurgery with certification of the Intensive Course of General Laparoscopic Surgery obtained at IRCAD, University of Strasbourg (2011)

University Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery issued by the University of Strasbourg (2011)

Visiting Professor at the Los Angeles County, University of Southern California, Acute Care and Trauma Surgery Unit (2014)

Registered with the Certified Order of Doctors "Albo dei Medici"

Registered with the Certified Medical Association “Albo dei Medici" in Bologna, n° 14708.

He was registered also with the Health Profession Council of South Africa (MP0641758).

In 2007 he completed the verification of credentials and registration to the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates/International Credentials Services (ECFMG/EICS® number E176503).

Since 2009 he is registered as Specialist in General Surgery to the English General Medical Council, in the Specialist Register (Ref. N. 7039978), for any work grade, including Consultant Surgeon.

Previous assignments

– From 2010 to 2018 Medical Director of 1st level in General Surgery at Ospedale Maggiore, AUSL Bologna. He has held positions as Head of the Department of Emergency Surgery and Trauma (2010-2018), of Head Laparoscopic Activity in Surgery of Trauma (2015-2018), Head Substitute of UOSD Surgery of Trauma at Maggiore Hospital in periods of absence of Head Supervisor (Dr. Gregorio Tugnoli 2014-2018), as Head of Team in sessions of General Elective Surgery.

– From 2009 to 2010 1st Level Medical Director in Acceptance and Emergency Surgery at Ospedale Maggiore, AUSL Bologna.

– From August 2009 to February 2010 he is Clinical Fellow in Upper GI Surgery at Frenchay Hospital, North Bristol NHS, UK (selected for the Clinical Fellowship Post).

– In 2007 he spent 5 months, with the authorisation of the University of Bologna and the Italian Ministry of Health, in the University of Kwazulu Natal, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in Durban, South Africa, with the role of Supernumerary Surgical Registrar and registered as Medical Practitioner to the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

– In 2006 he spent 4 months in the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, U.S.A.; he attended the Division of Surgical Oncology at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Division of General Surgery / Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Colo-Rectal Surgery and Surgical ICU in the Jackson Memorial Hospital as well as the Division of Trauma Surgery and Trauma ICU of Ryder Trauma Center.

Scientific Societies

– Member FACS of the American College of Surgeons.

– Member FRCS of the Royal College of Surgeons.

– Member of SIC Società Italiana di Chirurgia.

– Member of SPIGC Società Polispecialistica Italiana dei Giovani Chirurghi.

– Member of EAES European Association for Endoscopic Surgery.

– Member of SICE Società Italiana di Chirurgia Endoscopica.

– Member of ACOI Associazione Chirurghi Ospedalieri Italiani.

– Member of ISS/SIC International Society of Surgery – Società Internazionale de Chirurgie.

Languages

Italian – English – Spanish – French

Treated diseases

Colon cancer
Colorectal Surgery
Diverticular disease and diverticulitis
Duodenum
Gastrectomy
Gastrointestinal Surgery: Colon, Stomach, Small Intestine, Gallbladder, Rectum, Spleen
Gastrointestinal Tumors
General surgery
Lithiasis gallbladder
Rectal carcinoma
Splenectomy
Urgent Surgery

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Pubblications

He authored more than 700 scientific papers published in national and international journals, in more than 400 as a first author, selected by PubMed and available on ResearchGate. He published more than 170 papers in peer reviewed journals with overall Impact Factor of more than 750.

Dr. Di Saverio is Rewiever for the New England Journal of Medicine, External Clinical Reviewer for The Lancet, reviewer for Annals of Surgery, from 2009 he has been invited as a referee for the British Journal of Surgery more than 60 times performing 30 reviews, as well as for Annals of Internal Medicine, British Medical Journal, the World Journal of Emergency Surgery, BMJ Case Reports, BMJ Open, Supportive Care in Cancer, BMC Surgery, Saudi Medical Journal, Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy, Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology, Frontiers of Medicine and African Health Sciences and other journal.

He has also published many research paper and other type of articles about GI Surgery and GI diseases, Laparoscopy, Emergency and Trauma Surgery, as well as Surgical Oncology, on journals as prestigious as New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, BMJ, CMAJ, Annals of Surgery, Journal of American college of Surgeons, British Journal of Surgery, Archives of Surgery, BMC Gastroenterology.

He is member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Open Breast Cancer Journal as well as of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy, of the World Journal of Emergency Surgery, of the Board of the Directors of the World Society of Emergency Surgery, Academic Editor the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, Senior Editor of Chronicles of Surgery, Editorial Board member of Dataset Papers in Science Surgery, member of the Editorial Board of ISRN Emergency Medicine, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy, Editorial Board member del World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

He has attended as a delegate, invited speaker, moderator, discussant or instructor faculty member to more than 180 scientific conferences, meetings and courses, in Italy and around the world; in particular he attended as speaker and presenting author in Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, as well as at the 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, as a speaker at the International Surgical Week ? World Congress of Surgery of the International Society of Surgery, ate the congress of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery, at the Interamerican Breast Cancer Conference, at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, at the 60th Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting and at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

He has been as Invited Speaker for the use of Laparoscopy in Emergency Surgery and Acute Appendicitis as well as President of the Session of the World Journal Emergency Surgery at the 2012 World Trauma Congress in Rio de Janeiro; he has been invited speaker to present its pioneering experience on Emergency Laparoscopic Surgery for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at the Acute Surgical Care Conference in Newcastle, Australia organized by University of Newcatsle/John Hunter Hospital and Hunter Surgical Societ; invited speaker at the InternationalTrauma and Emergency Surgery week organized in Alicante, Spain about topics such as Laparoscopic colorectal emergencies and the Treatment of Enteroatmospheric fistula, given his personal own experience on the surgical strategies to treat these kind of challenging conditions; autore presentante al 100° American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in San Francisco, di tre video chirurgici di procedure laparoscopiche eseguite personalmente, nel campo della Chirurgia Laparoscopica Colo- Rettale in Urgenza (SILS colectomy per diverticolite acuta) e di procedure Laparoscopiche per Trauma (Splenectomia Laparoscopica per Trauma penetrante e sutura laparoscopica di lesioni traumatiche del diaframma).

He has been first author or co-author of several chapters and contributions in scientific books and manuals, in Italian and English, and the first autor and editor of two Trauma Surgery book published by Springer publisher, which includes between the authors, surgeons such Ernest Moore, Demetrios Demetriades, George Velmahos, Andrew Peitzman, Lena Napolitano, Ian Civil, Ari Leppaniemi and many others Trauma Surgeons worldwide.

Publications

Acquired intercostal hernia in a patient with recent pneumonia: surgical management with a thoracoabdominal approach.
Gori A, Ferland H, Otalvaro Acosta LM, Di Saverio S, Velmahos G.
ANZ J Surg. 2019 Oct 24. doi: 10.1111/ans.15547.

Total extraperitoneal endoscopic hernioplasty (TEP) versus Lichtenstein hernioplasty: a systematic review by updated traditional and cumulative meta-analysis of randomised-controlled trials.
Gavriilidis P, Davies RJ, Wheeler J, de’Angelis N, Di Saverio S.
Hernia. 2019 Oct 10. doi: 10.1007/s10029-019-02049-w.

The Application of Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging During Robotic Liver Resection: A Case-Matched Study.
Marino MV, Di Saverio S, Podda M, Gomez Ruiz M, Gomez Fleitas M.
World J Surg. 2019 Oct;43(10):2595-2606. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019-05055-2.

Enhancing the emergency general surgical service: an example of the aggregation of marginal gains.
Panagiotopoulou IG, Bennett J, Tweedle EM, Di Saverio S, Gourgiotis S, Hardwick RH, Wheeler J, Justin Davies R.
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2019 Sep;101(7):479-486. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2019.0061.

Laparoscopic concomitant management of an incidental splenic artery aneurysm and splenectomy for trauma after unsuccessful endovascular treatment – a video vignette.
Segalini E, Gori A, Birindelli A, Gavriilidis P, Affinita A, Tartaglia D, Tugnoli G, Di Saverio S.
Colorectal Dis. 2019 Aug 29. doi: 10.1111/codi.14840.

Post-operative outcomes and predictors of mortality after colorectal cancer surgery in the very elderly patients.
Novello M, Mandarino FV, Di Saverio S, Gori D, Lugaresi M, Duchi A, Argento F, Cavallari G, Wheeler J, Nardo B.
Heliyon. 2019 Aug 24;5(8):e02363. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02363. eCollection 2019 Aug.

Response: “Comment on Antibiotic Treatment and Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis in Adults and Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis" by Minneci PC et al.
Podda M, Gerardi C, Di Saverio S.
Ann Surg. 2019 Aug 16. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003359.

Emergency repair of complicated abdominal wall hernias: WSES guidelines.
De Simone B, Birindelli A, Ansaloni L, Sartelli M, Coccolini F, Di Saverio S, Annessi V, Amico F, Catena F.
Hernia. 2019 Aug 12. doi: 10.1007/s10029-019-02021-8.

Response to: ‘Back-handed, left-to-right’ intracorporeal anastomosis technique during laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: a safe and reproducible approach by Zizzo M et al.
Podda M, Pisanu A, Birindelli A, Gori A, Wheeler J, Di Saverio S.
Colorectal Dis. 2019 Aug;21(8):968-970. doi: 10.1111/codi.14723.

Hartmann’s procedure versus sigmoidectomy with primary anastomosis for perforated diverticulitis with purulent or faecal peritonitis (LADIES): a multicentre, parallel-group, randomised, open-label, superiority trial.
Lambrichts DPV, Vennix S, Musters GD, Mulder IM, Swank HA, Hoofwijk AGM, Belgers EHJ, Stockmann HBAC, Eijsbouts QAJ, Gerhards MF, van Wagensveld BA, van Geloven AAW, Crolla RMPH, Nienhuijs SW, Govaert MJPM, di Saverio S, D’Hoore AJL, Consten ECJ, van Grevenstein WMU, Pierik REGJM, Kruyt PM, van der Hoeven JAB, Steup WH, Catena F, Konsten JLM, Vermeulen J, van Dieren S, Bemelman WA, Lange JF; LADIES trial collaborators.
Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Aug;4(8):599-610. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(19)30174-8.

Factors affecting the number of lymph nodes retrieved after colo-rectal cancer surgery: A prospective single-centre study.
Tonini V, Birindelli A, Bianchini S, Cervellera M, Bacchi Reggiani ML, Wheeler J, Di Saverio S.
Surgeon. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S1479-666X(19)30065-4. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2019.05.002.

Laparoscopic ultralow anterior resection with intracorporeal coloanal stapled anastomosis for low rectal cancer – is robotic surgery or transanal total mesorectal excision always needed to achieve a good oncological and sphincter-sparing dissection – a video vignette.
Di Saverio S, Stupalkowska W, Hussein A, Fearnhead N, Wheeler J.
Colorectal Dis. 2019 Jul;21(7):848-849. doi: 10.1111/codi.14642.

2019 WSES guidelines for the management of severe acute pancreatitis.
Leppäniemi A, Tolonen M, Tarasconi A, Segovia-Lohse H, Gamberini E, Kirkpatrick AW, Ball CG, Parry N, Sartelli M, Wolbrink D, van Goor H, Baiocchi G, Ansaloni L, Biffl W, Coccolini F, Di Saverio S, Kluger Y, Moore E, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2019 Jun 13;14:27. doi: 10.1186/s13017-019-0247-0. eCollection 2019.

Laparoscopic management of adhesive small bowel obstruction with strangulation: when to resect and how to distinguish reversible from nonreversible bowel ischaemia – a video vignette.
Di Saverio S, Gori A, Chisari E, Wheeler J, Lim R.
Colorectal Dis. 2019 Jun;21(6):727-729. doi: 10.1111/codi.14627.

Sigmoid resection for diverticular disease – to ligate or to preserve the inferior mesenteric artery? Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cirocchi R, Popivanov G, Binda GA, Henry BM, Tomaszewski KA, Davies RJ, Di Saverio S.
Colorectal Dis. 2019 Jun;21(6):623-631. doi: 10.1111/codi.14547.

Esophageal emergencies: WSES guidelines.
Chirica M, Kelly MD, Siboni S, Aiolfi A, Riva CG, Asti E, Ferrari D, Leppäniemi A, Ten Broek RPG, Brichon PY, Kluger Y, Fraga GP, Frey G, Andreollo NA, Coccolini F, Frattini C, Moore EE, Chiara O, Di Saverio S, Sartelli M, Weber D, Ansaloni L, Biffl W, Corte H, Wani I, Baiocchi G, Cattan P, Catena F, Bonavina L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2019 May 31;14:26. doi: 10.1186/s13017-019-0245-2. eCollection 2019.

Prophylactic intra-abdominal drainage following colorectal anastomoses. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Podda M, Di Saverio S, Davies RJ, Atzeni J, Balestra F, Virdis F, Reccia I, Jayant K, Agresta F, Pisanu A.
Am J Surg. 2019 May 22. pii: S0002-9610(19)30150-3. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.05.006.

Educational value of surgical videos on YouTube: quality assessment of laparoscopic appendectomy videos by senior surgeons vs. novice trainees.
de’Angelis N, Gavriilidis P, Martínez-Pérez A, Genova P, Notarnicola M, Reitano E, Petrucciani N, Abdalla S, Memeo R, Brunetti F, Carra MC, Di Saverio S, Celentano V.
World J Emerg Surg. 2019 May 9;14:22. doi: 10.1186/s13017-019-0241-6.

Bowel obstruction: a narrative review for all physicians.
Catena F, De Simone B, Coccolini F, Di Saverio S, Sartelli M, Ansaloni L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2019 Apr 29;14:20. doi: 10.1186/s13017-019-0240-7.

Hypothyroidism as a Predictor of Surgical Outcomes in the Elderly.
Vacante M, Biondi A, Basile F, Ciuni R, Luca S, Di Saverio S, Buscemi C, Vicari ESD, Borzì AM.
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019 Apr 24;10:258. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00258.

“Pop in a scope": attempt to decrease the rate of unnecessary nontherapeutic laparotomies in hemodynamically stable patients with thoracoabdominal penetrating injuries.
Menegozzo CAM, Damous SHB, Alves PHF, Rocha MC, Collet E Silva FS, Baraviera T, Wanderley M, Di Saverio S, Utiyama EM.
Surg Endosc. 2019 Apr 8. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-06761-7.

Laparoscopic versus open adhesiolysis for adhesive small bowel obstruction (LASSO): an international, multicentre, randomised, open-label trial.
Sallinen V, Di Saverio S, Haukijärvi E, Juusela R, Wikström H, Koivukangas V, Catena F, Enholm B, Birindelli A, Leppäniemi A, Mentula P.
Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Apr;4(4):278-286. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(19)30016-0.

Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis with Pneumoperitoneum.
Pata F, Di Saverio S.
N Engl J Med. 2019 Mar 28;380(13):e17. doi: 10.1056/NEJMicm1808960.

2017 WSES and SICG guidelines on acute calcolous cholecystitis in elderly population.
Pisano M, Ceresoli M, Cimbanassi S, Gurusamy K, Coccolini F, Borzellino G, Costa G, Allievi N, Amato B, Boerma D, Calcagno P, Campanati L, Campanile FC, Casati A, Chiara O, Crucitti A, di Saverio S, Filauro M, Gabrielli F, Guttadauro A, Kluger Y, Magnone S, Merli C, Poiasina E, Puzziello A, Sartelli M, Catena F, Ansaloni L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2019 Mar 4;14:10. doi: 10.1186/s13017-019-0224-7. eCollection 2019.

Hyperbilirubinemia as a Predictor of Appendiceal Perforation: A Systematic Review and Diagnostic Test Meta-Analysis.
Gavriilidis P, de’Angelis N, Evans J, Di Saverio S, Kang P.
J Clin Med Res. 2019 Mar;11(3):171-178. doi: 10.14740/jocmr3724.

Outcomes and indications for emergency thoracotomy after adoption of a more liberal policy in a western European level 1 trauma centre: 8-year experience.
Segalini E, Di Donato L, Birindelli A, Piccinini A, Casati A, Coniglio C, Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G; Bologna Trauma Team collaborative group.
Updates Surg. 2019 Mar;71(1):121-127. doi: 10.1007/s13304-018-0607-4.

2019 update of the WSES guidelines for management of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection in surgical patients.
Sartelli M, Di Bella S, McFarland LV, Khanna S, Furuya-Kanamori L, Abuzeid N, Abu-Zidan FM, Ansaloni L, Augustin G, Bala M, Ben-Ishay O, Biffl WL, Brecher SM, Camacho-Ortiz A, Caínzos MA, Chan S, Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Clanton J, Coccolini F, Cocuz ME, Coimbra R, Cortese F, Cui Y, Czepiel J, Demetrashvili Z, Di Carlo I, Di Saverio S, Dumitru IM, Eckmann C, Eiland EH, Forrester JD, Fraga GP, Frossard JL, Fry DE, Galeiras R, Ghnnam W, Gomes CA, Griffiths EA, Guirao X, Ahmed MH, Herzog T, Kim JI, Iqbal T, Isik A, Itani KMF, Labricciosa FM, Lee YY, Juang P, Karamarkovic A, Kim PK, Kluger Y, Leppaniemi A, Lohsiriwat V, Machain GM, Marwah S, Mazuski JE, Metan G, Moore EE, Moore FA, Ordoñez CA, Pagani L, Petrosillo N, Portela F, Rasa K, Rems M, Sakakushev BE, Segovia-Lohse H, Sganga G, Shelat VG, Spigaglia P, Tattevin P, Tranà C, Urbánek L, Ulrych J, Viale P, Baiocchi GL, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2019 Feb 28;14:8. doi: 10.1186/s13017-019-0228-3.

Gangrenous cholecystitis in male patients: A study of prevalence and predictive risk factors.
Gomes CA, Soares C, Di Saverio S, Sartelli M, de Souza Silva PG, Orlandi AS, Heringer TL, Gomes FC, Catena F.
Ann Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. 2019 Feb;23(1):34-40. doi: 10.14701/ahbps.2019.23.1.34.

Clinical outcomes of primary arterial embolization in severe hepatic trauma: A systematic review.
Virdis F, Reccia I, Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G, Kwan SH, Kumar J, Atzeni J, Podda M.
Diagn Interv Imaging. 2019 Feb;100(2):65-75. doi: 10.1016/j.diii.2018.10.004.

Trauma laparoscopy and the six w’s: Why, where, who, when, what, and how?
Di Saverio S, Birindelli A, Podda M, Segalini E, Piccinini A, Coniglio C, Frattini C, Tugnoli G.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Feb;86(2):344-367. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002130.

Transcatheter arterial embolization versus surgery for refractory non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a meta-analysis.
Tarasconi A, Baiocchi GL, Pattonieri V, Perrone G, Abongwa HK, Molfino S, Portolani N, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Heyer A, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2019 Feb 1;14:3. doi: 10.1186/s13017-019-0223-8.

Antibiotic Treatment and Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis in Adults and Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Podda M, Gerardi C, Cillara N, Fearnhead N, Gomes CA, Birindelli A, Mulliri A, Davies RJ, Di Saverio S.
Ann Surg. 2019 Jan 31. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003225.

Acute Appendicectomy or Conservative Treatment for Complicated Appendicitis (Phlegmon or Abscess)? A Systematic Review by Updated Traditional and Cumulative Meta-Analysis.
Gavriilidis P, de’Angelis N, Katsanos K, Di Saverio S.
J Clin Med Res. 2019 Jan;11(1):56-64. doi: 10.14740/jocmr3672.

2018 WSES/SIS-E consensus conference: recommendations for the management of skin and soft-tissue infections.
Sartelli M, Guirao X, Hardcastle TC, Kluger Y, Boermeester MA, Raşa K, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Montravers P, Abu-Zidan FM, Bartoletti M, Bassetti M, Ben-Ishay O, Biffl WL, Chiara O, Chiarugi M, Coimbra R, De Rosa FG, De Simone B, Di Saverio S, Giannella M, Gkiokas G, Khokha V, Labricciosa FM, Leppäniemi A, Litvin A, Moore EE, Negoi I, Pagani L, Peghin M, Picetti E, Pintar T, Pupelis G, Rubio-Perez I, Sakakushev B, Segovia-Lohse H, Sganga G, Shelat V, Sugrue M, Tarasconi A, Tranà C, Ulrych J, Viale P, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2018 Dec 14;13:58. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0219-9.

Multicentre international trial of laparoscopic lavage for Hinchey III acute diverticulitis (LLO Study).
Binda GA, Bonino MA, Siri G, Di Saverio S, Rossi G, Nascimbeni R, Sorrentino M, Arezzo A, Vettoretto N, Cirocchi R; LLO Study Group.
Br J Surg. 2018 Dec;105(13):1835-1843. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10916.

The Multidisciplinary Management of Acute Complicated Diverticulitis.
Lambrichts DPV, Birindelli A, Tonini V, Cirocchi R, Cervellera M, Lange JF, Bemelman WA, Di Saverio S.
Inflamm Intest Dis. 2018 Dec;3(2):80-90. doi: 10.1159/000486677.

Laparoscopic adhesiolysis: not for all patients, not for all surgeons, not in all centres.
Di Saverio S, Birindelli A, Broek RT, Davies JR, Mandrioli M, Sallinen V.
Updates Surg. 2018 Dec;70(4):557-561. doi: 10.1007/s13304-018-0534-4.

Management of Appendicitis Globally Based on Income of Countries (MAGIC) Study.
Gomes CA, Abu-Zidan FM, Sartelli M, Coccolini F, Ansaloni L, Baiocchi GL, Kluger Y, Di Saverio S, Catena F.
World J Surg. 2018 Dec;42(12):3903-3910. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4736-1.

Application of the AAST EGS Grade for Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction to a Multi-national Patient Population.
Hernandez MC, Birindelli A, Bruce JL, Buitendag JJP, Kong VY, Beuran M, Aho JM, Negoi I, Clarke DL, Di Saverio S, Zielinski MD.
World J Surg. 2018 Nov;42(11):3581-3588. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4671-1.

The role of emergency laparoscopic colectomy for complicated sigmoid diverticulits: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cirocchi R, Fearnhead N, Vettoretto N, Cassini D, Popivanov G, Henry BM, Tomaszewski K, D’Andrea V, Davies J, Di Saverio S.
Surgeon. 2018 Oct 9. pii: S1479-666X(18)30115-X. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2018.08.010.

Pancreas-sparing, ampulla-preserving duodenectomy for major duodenal (D1-D2) perforations.
Di Saverio S, Segalini E, Birindelli A, Todero S, Podda M, Rizzuto A, Tugnoli G, Biondi A.
Br J Surg. 2018 Oct;105(11):1487-1492. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10910.

Perforated sigmoid diverticulitis: Hartmann’s procedure or resection with primary anastomosis-a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials.
Cirocchi R, Afshar S, Shaban F, Nascimbeni R, Vettoretto N, Di Saverio S, Randolph J, Zago M, Chiarugi M, Binda GA.
Tech Coloproctol. 2018 Oct;22(10):743-753. doi: 10.1007/s10151-018-1819-9.

Non-surgical Management of Blunt Splenic Trauma: A Comparative Analysis of Non-operative Management and Splenic Artery Embolization-Experience from a European Trauma Center.
Cinquantini F, Simonini E, Di Saverio S, Cecchelli C, Kwan SH, Ponti F, Coniglio C, Tugnoli G, Torricelli P.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Sep;41(9):1324-1332. doi: 10.1007/s00270-018-1953-9.

2017 WSES guidelines on colon and rectal cancer emergencies: obstruction and perforation.
Pisano M, Zorcolo L, Merli C, Cimbanassi S, Poiasina E, Ceresoli M, Agresta F, Allievi N, Bellanova G, Coccolini F, Coy C, Fugazzola P, Martinez CA, Montori G, Paolillo C, Penachim TJ, Pereira B, Reis T, Restivo A, Rezende-Neto J, Sartelli M, Valentino M, Abu-Zidan FM, Ashkenazi I, Bala M, Chiara O, De’ Angelis N, Deidda S, De Simone B, Di Saverio S, Finotti E, Kenji I, Moore E, Wexner S, Biffl W, Coimbra R, Guttadauro A, Leppäniemi A, Maier R, Magnone S, Mefire AC, Peitzmann A, Sakakushev B, Sugrue M, Viale P, Weber D, Kashuk J, Fraga GP, Kluger I, Catena F, Ansaloni L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2018 Aug 13;13:36. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0192-3.

The Congress Impact Factor: A proposal from board members of the World Society of Emergency Surgeons.it (WSES) and Academy of Emergency Medicine and Care (AcEMC).
De Simone B, Ansaloni L, Kelly MD, Coccolini F, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Pisano M, Cervellin G, Baiocchi G, Catena F.
Version 2. F1000Res. 2018 Aug 3 [revised 2018 Jan 1];7:1185. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.15429.2.

Robotic-assisted approach to Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome with left gastric artery originating directly from the aorta. Report of a case and review of the current mini-invasive treatment modalities.
Podda M, Gusai GP, Balestra F, Argenio G, Pulighe F, Di Saverio S, De Nisco C.
Int J Med Robot. 2018 Aug;14(4):e1919. doi: 10.1002/rcs.1919.

Meta-analysis of perioperative outcomes of acute laparoscopic versus open repair of perforated gastroduodenal ulcers.
Cirocchi R, Soreide K, Di Saverio S, Rossi E, Arezzo A, Zago M, Abraha I, Vettoretto N, Chiarugi M.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Aug;85(2):417-425. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001925.

The role of matricellular proteins and tissue stiffness in breast cancer: a systematic review.
Fiorino S, Di Saverio S, Leandri P, Tura A, Birtolo C, Silingardi M, de Biase D, Avisar E.
Future Oncol. 2018 Jul;14(16):1601-1627. doi: 10.2217/fon-2017-0510.

Closed Or Open after Source Control Laparotomy for Severe Complicated Intra-Abdominal Sepsis (the COOL trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Kirkpatrick AW, Coccolini F, Ansaloni L, Roberts DJ, Tolonen M, McKee JL, Leppaniemi A, Faris P, Doig CJ, Catena F, Fabian T, Jenne CN, Chiara O, Kubes P, Manns B, Kluger Y, Fraga GP, Pereira BM, Diaz JJ, Sugrue M, Moore EE, Ren J, Ball CG, Coimbra R, Balogh ZJ, Abu-Zidan FM, Dixon E, Biffl W, MacLean A, Ball I, Drover J, McBeth PB, Posadas-Calleja JG, Parry NG, Di Saverio S, Ordonez CA, Xiao J, Sartelli M; Closed Or Open after Laparotomy (COOL) after Source Control for Severe Complicated Intra-Abdominal Sepsis Investigators.
World J Emerg Surg. 2018 Jun 22;13:26. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0183-4.

Bologna guidelines for diagnosis and management of adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO): 2017 update of the evidence-based guidelines from the world society of emergency surgery ASBO working group.
Ten Broek RPG, Krielen P, Di Saverio S, Coccolini F, Biffl WL, Ansaloni L, Velmahos GC, Sartelli M, Fraga GP, Kelly MD, Moore FA, Peitzman AB, Leppaniemi A, Moore EE, Jeekel J, Kluger Y, Sugrue M, Balogh ZJ, Bendinelli C, Civil I, Coimbra R, De Moya M, Ferrada P, Inaba K, Ivatury R, Latifi R, Kashuk JL, Kirkpatrick AW, Maier R, Rizoli S, Sakakushev B, Scalea T, Søreide K, Weber D, Wani I, Abu-Zidan FM, De’Angelis N, Piscioneri F, Galante JM, Catena F, van Goor H.
World J Emerg Surg. 2018 Jun 19;13:24. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0185-2.

Intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy in sequential treatment of cholecystocholedocholithiasis: To be, or not to be, that is the question A cohort study.
Rizzuto A, Fabozzi M, Settembre A, Reggio S, Tartaglia E, Di Saverio S, Angelini P, Silvestri V, Mignogna C, Serra R, De Franciscis S, De Luca L, Cuccurullo D, Corcione F.
Int J Surg. 2018 May;53:53-58. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2018.03.023.

Prospective Observational Study on acute Appendicitis Worldwide (POSAW).
Sartelli M, Baiocchi GL, Di Saverio S, Ferrara F, Labricciosa FM, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Vijayan D, Abbas A, Abongwa HK, Agboola J, Ahmed A, Akhmeteli L, Akkapulu N, Akkucuk S, Altintoprak F, Andreiev AL, Anyfantakis D, Atanasov B, Bala M, Balalis D, Baraket O, Bellanova G, Beltran M, Melo RB, Bini R, Bouliaris K, Brunelli D, Castillo A, Catani M, Che Jusoh A, Chichom-Mefire A, Cocorullo G, Coimbra R, Colak E, Costa S, Das K, Delibegovic S, Demetrashvili Z, Di Carlo I, Kiseleva N, El Zalabany T, Faro M, Ferreira M, Fraga GP, Gachabayov M, Ghnnam WM, Giménez Maurel T, Gkiokas G, Gomes CA, Griffiths E, Guner A, Gupta S, Hecker A, Hirano ES, Hodonou A, Hutan M, Ioannidis O, Isik A, Ivakhov G, Jain S, Jokubauskas M, Karamarkovic A, Kauhanen S, Kaushik R, Kavalakat A, Kenig J, Khokha V, Khor D, Kim D, Kim JI, Kong V, Lasithiotakis K, Leão P, Leon M, Litvin A, Lohsiriwat V, López-Tomassetti Fernandez E, Lostoridis E, Maciel J, Major P, Dimova A, Manatakis D, Marinis A, Martinez-Perez A, Marwah S, McFarlane M, Mesina C, Pędziwiatr M, Michalopoulos N, Misiakos E, Mohamedahmed A, Moldovanu R, Montori G, Mysore Narayana R, Negoi I, Nikolopoulos I, Novelli G, Novikovs V, Olaoye I, Omari A, Ordoñez CA, Ouadii M, Ozkan Z, Pal A, Palini GM, Partecke LI, Pata F, Pędziwiatr M, Pereira Júnior GA, Pintar T, Pisarska M, Ploneda-Valencia CF, Pouggouras K, Prabhu V, Ramakrishnapillai P, Regimbeau JM, Reitz M, Rios-Cruz D, Saar S, Sakakushev B, Seretis C, Sazhin A, Shelat V, Skrovina M, Smirnov D, Spyropoulos C, Strzałka M, Talving P, Teixeira Gonsaga RA, Theobald G, Tomadze G, Torba M, Tranà C, Ulrych J, Uzunoğlu MY, Vasilescu A, Occhionorelli S, Venara A, Vereczkei A, Vettoretto N, Vlad N, Walędziak M, Yilmaz TU, Yuan KC, Yunfeng C, Zilinskas J, Grelpois G, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2018 Apr 16;13:19. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0179-0.

Getting the invite list right: a discussion of sepsis severity scoring systems in severe complicated intra-abdominal sepsis and randomized trial inclusion criteria.
Tolonen M, Coccolini F, Ansaloni L, Sartelli M, Roberts DJ, McKee JL, Leppaniemi A, Doig CJ, Catena F, Fabian T, Jenne CN, Chiara O, Kubes P, Kluger Y, Fraga GP, Pereira BM, Diaz JJ, Sugrue M, Moore EE, Ren J, Ball CG, Coimbra R, Dixon E, Biffl W, MacLean A, McBeth PB, Posadas-Calleja JG, Di Saverio S, Xiao J, Kirkpatrick AW; From the Closed Or Open after Laparotomy (COOL) for Source Control in Severe Complicated Intra-Abdominal Sepsis Investigators.
World J Emerg Surg. 2018 Apr 6;13:17. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0177-2.

Would Dedicated Emergency Surgery Professionals Improve the Emergency General Surgery Service and Reduce the “Weekend Effect"?
Birindelli A, Davies RJ, Tugnoli G, Catena F, Di Saverio S.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Apr;22(4):767-768. doi: 10.1007/s11605-018-3714-0.

“To stent or not to stent?": immediate emergency surgery with laparoscopic radical colectomy with CME and primary anastomosis is feasible for obstructing left colon carcinoma.
Di Saverio S, Birindelli A, Segalini E, Novello M, Larocca A, Ferrara F, Binda GA, Bassi M.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Apr;32(4):2151-2155. doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-5763-y.

WSES worldwide emergency general surgery formation and evaluation project.
Coccolini F, Kluger Y, Ansaloni L, Moore EE, Coimbra R, Fraga GP, Kirkpatrick A, Peitzman A, Maier R, Baiocchi G, Agnoletti V, Gamberini E, Leppaniemi A, Ivatury R, Sugrue M, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Biffl W, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2018 Mar 13;13:13. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0174-5.

Nonoperative management of abdominal solid-organ injuries following blunt trauma in adults: Results from an International Consensus Conference.
Cimbanassi S, Chiara O, Leppaniemi A, Henry S, Scalea TM, Shanmuganathan K, Biffl W, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Tugnoli G, De Blasio E, Chieregato A, Gordini G, Ribaldi S, Castriconi M, Festa P, Coccolini F, di Saverio S, Galfano A, Massi M, Celano M, Mutignani M, Rausei S, Pantalone D, Rampoldi A, Fattori L, Miniello S, Sgardello S, Bindi F, Renzi F, Sammartano F.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Mar;84(3):517-531. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001774.

The open abdomen in trauma and non-trauma patients: WSES guidelines.
Coccolini F, Roberts D, Ansaloni L, Ivatury R, Gamberini E, Kluger Y, Moore EE, Coimbra R, Kirkpatrick AW, Pereira BM, Montori G, Ceresoli M, Abu-Zidan FM, Sartelli M, Velmahos G, Fraga GP, Leppaniemi A, Tolonen M, Galante J, Razek T, Maier R, Bala M, Sakakushev B, Khokha V, Malbrain M, Agnoletti V, Peitzman A, Demetrashvili Z, Sugrue M, Di Saverio S, Martzi I, Soreide K, Biffl W, Ferrada P, Parry N, Montravers P, Melotti RM, Salvetti F, Valetti TM, Scalea T, Chiara O, Cimbanassi S, Kashuk JL, Larrea M, Hernandez JAM, Lin HF, Chirica M, Arvieux C, Bing C, Horer T, De Simone B, Masiakos P, Reva V, DeAngelis N, Kike K, Balogh ZJ, Fugazzola P, Tomasoni M, Latifi R, Naidoo N, Weber D, Handolin L, Inaba K, Hecker A, Kuo-Ching Y, Ordoñez CA, Rizoli S, Gomes CA, De Moya M, Wani I, Mefire AC, Boffard K, Napolitano L, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2018 Feb 2;13:7. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0167-4.

Right Lower Quadrant Pain in Early Pregnancy.
Di Saverio S, Gelmi CAE, Perrone A.
JAMA Surg. 2018 Feb 1;153(2):181-182. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.4936.

Laparoscopy for Trauma and the Changes in its Use From 1990 to 2016: A Current Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Cirocchi R, Birindelli A, Inaba K, Mandrioli M, Piccinini A, Tabola R, Carlini L, Tugnoli G, Di Saverio S.
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2018 Feb;28(1):1-12. doi: 10.1097/SLE.0000000000000466.

Raising concerns about the Sepsis-3 definitions.
Sartelli M, Kluger Y, Ansaloni L, Hardcastle TC, Rello J, Watkins RR, Bassetti M, Giamarellou E, Coccolini F, Abu-Zidan FM, Adesunkanmi AK, Augustin G, Baiocchi GL, Bala M, Baraket O, Beltran MA, Jusoh AC, Demetrashvili Z, De Simone B, de Souza HP, Cui Y, Davies RJ, Dhingra S, Diaz JJ, Di Saverio S, Dogjani A, Elmangory MM, Enani MA, Ferrada P, Fraga GP, Frattima S, Ghnnam W, Gomes CA, Kanj SS, Karamarkovic A, Kenig J, Khamis F, Khokha V, Koike K, Kok KYY, Isik A, Labricciosa FM, Latifi R, Lee JG, Litvin A, Machain GM, Manzano-Nunez R, Major P, Marwah S, McFarlane M, Memish ZA, Mesina C, Moore EE, Moore FA, Naidoo N, Negoi I, Ofori-Asenso R, Olaoye I, Ordoñez CA, Ouadii M, Paolillo C, Picetti E, Pintar T, Ponce-de-Leon A, Pupelis G, Reis T, Sakakushev B, Kafil HS, Sato N, Shah JN, Siribumrungwong B, Talving P, Tranà C, Ulrych J, Yuan KC, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2018 Jan 25;13:6. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0165-6.

2017 WSES guidelines for the management of iatrogenic colonoscopy perforation.
de’Angelis N, Di Saverio S, Chiara O, Sartelli M, Martínez-Pérez A, Patrizi F, Weber DG, Ansaloni L, Biffl W, Ben-Ishay O, Bala M, Brunetti F, Gaiani F, Abdalla S, Amiot A, Bahouth H, Bianchi G, Casanova D, Coccolini F, Coimbra R, de’Angelis GL, De Simone B, Fraga GP, Genova P, Ivatury R, Kashuk JL, Kirkpatrick AW, Le Baleur Y, Machado F, Machain GM, Maier RV, Chichom-Mefire A, Memeo R, Mesquita C, Salamea Molina JC, Mutignani M, Manzano-Núñez R, Ordoñez C, Peitzman AB, Pereira BM, Picetti E, Pisano M, Puyana JC, Rizoli S, Siddiqui M, Sobhani I, Ten Broek RP, Zorcolo L, Carra MC, Kluger Y, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2018 Jan 24;13:5. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0162-9.

Establishing position papers by the WSES.
Bala M, Kashuk J, Moore EE, Catena F, Leppaniemi A, Ansaloni L, Biffl W, Coccolini F, Peitzman A, Sartelli M, Sugrue M, Fraga GP, Di Saverio S, Kluger Y.
World J Emerg Surg. 2018 Jan 15;13:1. doi: 10.1186/s13017-018-0163-8.

Laparoscopic extended right and transverse colectomy with completely intracorporeal ileo-descending anastomosis for obstructing colon carcinoma – a video vignette.
Di Saverio S, Segalini E, Birindelli A, Mwangwemi C, Podda M.
Colorectal Dis. 2018 Jan;20(1):80-82. doi: 10.1111/codi.13934.

Laparoscopic splenectomy for a simultaneous wandering spleen along with an ectopic accessory spleen. Case report and review of the literature.
Rizzuto A, Di Saverio S.
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2018;43:36-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2018.01.017.

Matricellular proteins and survival in patients with pancreatic cancer: A systematic review.
Fiorino S, Bacchi-Reggiani ML, Birtolo C, Acquaviva G, Visani M, Fornelli A, Masetti M, Tura A, Sbrignadello S, Grizzi F, Patrinicola F, Zanello M, Mastrangelo L, Lombardi R, Benini C, Di Tommaso L, Bondi A, Monetti F, Siopis E, Orlandi PE, Imbriani M, Fabbri C, Giovanelli S, Domanico A, Accogli E, Di Saverio S, Grifoni D, Cennamo V, Leandri P, Jovine E, de Biase D.
Pancreatology. 2018 Jan;18(1):122-132. doi: 10.1016/j.pan.2017.11.001.

How Safe is Performing Cholecystectomy in the Oldest Old? A 15-year Retrospective Study from a Single Institution.
Novello M, Gori D, Di Saverio S, Bianchin M, Maestri L, Mandarino FV, Cavallari G, Nardo B.
World J Surg. 2018 Jan;42(1):73-81. doi: 10.1007/s00268-017-4147-8.

Laparoscopic splenectomy with selective intra-corporeal ligation of splenic hilar vessels for high grade splenic injury – video vignette.
Birindelli A, Segalini E, Affinita A, Tugnoli G, Di Saverio S.
Colorectal Dis. 2017 Dec 10. doi: 10.1111/codi.13988.

Letter to the Editor: Laparoscopic Surgery or Conservative Treatment for Appendiceal Abscess in Adults?
Weber DG, Di Saverio S.
Ann Surg. 2017 Dec;266(6):e58-e59. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001494.

Randomized clinical trial of antibiotic therapy for uncomplicated appendicitis: Time to change the goal of our research?
Podda M, Di Saverio S, Cillara N, Gerardi C.
Int J Surg. 2017 Dec;48:264-265. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2017.11.035.

Laparoscopic versus open colectomy for obstructing right colon cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cirocchi R, Cesare Campanile F, Di Saverio S, Popivanov G, Carlini L, Pironi D, Tabola R, Vettoretto N.
J Visc Surg. 2017 Dec;154(6):387-399. doi: 10.1016/j.jviscsurg.2017.09.002.

A systematic review of the management and outcome of ERCP related duodenal perforations using a standardized classification system.
Cirocchi R, Kelly MD, Griffiths EA, Tabola R, Sartelli M, Carlini L, Ghersi S, Di Saverio S.
Surgeon. 2017 Dec;15(6):379-387. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2017.05.004.

Laparoscopic appendectomy vs antibiotic therapy for acute appendicitis: a propensity score-matched analysis from a multicenter cohort study.
Poillucci G, Mortola L, Podda M, Di Saverio S, Casula L, Gerardi C, Cillara N, Presenti L; ACTUAA-R Collaborative Working Group on Acute Appendicitis.
Updates Surg. 2017 Dec;69(4):531-540. doi: 10.1007/s13304-017-0499-8.

Repair of primary and incisional hernias using composite mesh fixed with absorbable tackers: preliminary experience of a laparoscopic approach with a newly designed mesh in 29 cases.
Agresta F, Marzetti A, Vigna S, Prando D, Porfidia R, Di Saverio S.
Updates Surg. 2017 Dec;69(4):493-497. doi: 10.1007/s13304-017-0444-x.

Crackling thigh.
Amendola L, Tugnoli G, Tigani D, Di Saverio S.
ANZ J Surg. 2017 Nov;87(11):E216-E217. doi: 10.1111/ans.13111.

A prospective non-randomized controlled, multicenter trial comparing Appendectomy and Conservative Treatment for Patients with Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis (the ACTUAA study).
Podda M, Serventi F, Mortola L, Marini S, Sirigu D, Piga M, Pisano M, Coppola M, Agresta F, Virdis F, Di Saverio S, Cillara N; ACTUAA Study Collaborative Working Group.
Int J Colorectal Dis. 2017 Nov;32(11):1649-1660. doi: 10.1007/s00384-017-2878-5.

Proceedings of resources for optimal care of acute care and emergency surgery consensus summit Donegal Ireland.
Sugrue M, Maier R, Moore EE, Boermeester M, Catena F, Coccolini F, Leppaniemi A, Peitzman A, Velmahos G, Ansaloni L, Abu-Zidan F, Balfe P, Bendinelli C, Biffl W, Bowyer M, DeMoya M, De Waele J, Di Saverio S, Drake A, Fraga GP, Hallal A, Henry C, Hodgetts T, Hsee L, Huddart S, Kirkpatrick AW, Kluger Y, Lawler L, Malangoni MA, Malbrain M, MacMahon P, Mealy K, O’Kane M, Loughlin P, Paduraru M, Pearce L, Pereira BM, Priyantha A, Sartelli M, Soreide K, Steele C, Thomas S, Vincent JL, Woods L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Oct 23;12:47. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0158-x.

Acute constipation and vomiting with the “coffee bean" sign.
Di Saverio S, Piccinini A, Birindelli A, Fabbri C, Pretolani S.
BMJ. 2017 Oct 12;359:j4414. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j4414.

A novel technique for enterotomy closure in stapled laparoscopic intracorporeal anastomosis.
di Saverio S, Birindelli A, Segalini E, Todero S, Botusan RA, Novello M, Kwan S, Biondi A.
Colorectal Dis. 2017 Oct;19(10):O372-O376. doi: 10.1111/codi.13856.

Comparison of nonoperative and surgical management of renal trauma.
Segalini E, Birindelli A, Di Saverio S.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Oct;83(4):747-748. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001542.

Antibiotics-first strategy for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in adults is associated with increased rates of peritonitis at surgery. A systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing appendectomy and non-operative management with antibiotics.
Podda M, Cillara N, Di Saverio S, Lai A, Feroci F, Luridiana G, Agresta F, Vettoretto N; ACOI (Italian Society of Hospital Surgeons) Study Group on Acute Appendicitis.
Surgeon. 2017 Oct;15(5):303-314. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2017.02.001.

Improved Outcomes When Surgical Postoperative Complications Are Managed According to the Principles of Continuity of Care and Specificity of Expertise.
Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G, Birindelli A, Coniglio C, Catena F, Gordini G.
J Patient Saf. 2017 Aug 25. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000302.

Splenic trauma: WSES classification and guidelines for adult and pediatric patients.
Coccolini F, Montori G, Catena F, Kluger Y, Biffl W, Moore EE, Reva V, Bing C, Bala M, Fugazzola P, Bahouth H, Marzi I, Velmahos G, Ivatury R, Soreide K, Horer T, Ten Broek R, Pereira BM, Fraga GP, Inaba K, Kashuk J, Parry N, Masiakos PT, Mylonas KS, Kirkpatrick A, Abu-Zidan F, Gomes CA, Benatti SV, Naidoo N, Salvetti F, Maccatrozzo S, Agnoletti V, Gamberini E, Solaini L, Costanzo A, Celotti A, Tomasoni M, Khokha V, Arvieux C, Napolitano L, Handolin L, Pisano M, Magnone S, Spain DA, de Moya M, Davis KA, De Angelis N, Leppaniemi A, Ferrada P, Latifi R, Navarro DC, Otomo Y, Coimbra R, Maier RV, Moore F, Rizoli S, Sakakushev B, Galante JM, Chiara O, Cimbanassi S, Mefire AC, Weber D, Ceresoli M, Peitzman AB, Wehlie L, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Ansaloni L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Aug 18;12:40. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0151-4.

The role of open abdomen in non-trauma patient: WSES Consensus Paper.
Coccolini F, Montori G, Ceresoli M, Catena F, Moore EE, Ivatury R, Biffl W, Peitzman A, Coimbra R, Rizoli S, Kluger Y, Abu-Zidan FM, Sartelli M, De Moya M, Velmahos G, Fraga GP, Pereira BM, Leppaniemi A, Boermeester MA, Kirkpatrick AW, Maier R, Bala M, Sakakushev B, Khokha V, Malbrain M, Agnoletti V, Martin-Loeches I, Sugrue M, Di Saverio S, Griffiths E, Soreide K, Mazuski JE, May AK, Montravers P, Melotti RM, Pisano M, Salvetti F, Marchesi G, Valetti TM, Scalea T, Chiara O, Kashuk JL, Ansaloni L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Aug 14;12:39. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0146-1.

2017 update of the WSES guidelines for emergency repair of complicated abdominal wall hernias.
Birindelli A, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Coccolini F, Ansaloni L, van Ramshorst GH, Campanelli G, Khokha V, Moore EE, Peitzman A, Velmahos G, Moore FA, Leppaniemi A, Burlew CC, Biffl WL, Koike K, Kluger Y, Fraga GP, Ordonez CA, Novello M, Agresta F, Sakakushev B, Gerych I, Wani I, Kelly MD, Gomes CA, Faro MP Jr, Tarasconi A, Demetrashvili Z, Lee JG, Vettoretto N, Guercioni G, Persiani R, Tranà C, Cui Y, Kok KYY, Ghnnam WM, Abbas AE, Sato N, Marwah S, Rangarajan M, Ben-Ishay O, Adesunkanmi ARK, Lohse HAS, Kenig J, Mandalà S, Coimbra R, Bhangu A, Suggett N, Biondi A, Portolani N, Baiocchi G, Kirkpatrick AW, Scibé R, Sugrue M, Chiara O, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Aug 7;12:37. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0149-y.

Acute mesenteric ischemia: guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery.
Bala M, Kashuk J, Moore EE, Kluger Y, Biffl W, Gomes CA, Ben-Ishay O, Rubinstein C, Balogh ZJ, Civil I, Coccolini F, Leppaniemi A, Peitzman A, Ansaloni L, Sugrue M, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Fraga GP, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Aug 7;12:38. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0150-5.

Erratum to: The management of intra-abdominal infections from a global perspective: 2017 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections.
Sartelli M, Chichom-Mefire A, Labricciosa FM, Hardcastle T, Abu-Zidan FM, Adesunkanmi AK, Ansaloni L, Bala M, Balogh ZJ, Beltrán MA, Ben-Ishay O, Biffl WL, Birindelli A, Cainzos MA, Catalini G, Ceresoli M, Che Jusoh A, Chiara O, Coccolini F, Coimbra R, Cortese F, Demetrashvili Z, Di Saverio S, Diaz JJ, Egiev VN, Ferrada P, Fraga GP, Ghnnam WM, Lee JG, Gomes CA, Hecker A, Herzog T, Kim JI, Inaba K, Isik A, Karamarkovic A, Kashuk J, Khokha V, Kirkpatrick AW, Kluger Y, Koike K, Kong VY, Leppaniemi A, Machain GM, Maier RV, Marwah S, McFarlane ME, Montori G, Moore EE, Negoi I, Olaoye I, Omari AH, Ordonez CA, Pereira BM, Pereira Júnior GA, Pupelis G, Reis T, Sakakushev B, Sato N, Segovia Lohse HA, Shelat VG, Søreide K, Uhl W, Ulrych J, Van Goor H, Velmahos GC, Yuan KC, Wani I, Weber DG, Zachariah SK, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Aug 2;12:36. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0148-z.

Erratum to: Antimicrobials: a global alliance for optimizing their rational use in intra-abdominal infections (AGORA).
Sartelli M, Weber DG, Ruppé E, Bassetti M, Wright BJ, Ansaloni L, Catena F, Coccolini F, Abu-Zidan FM, Coimbra R, Moore EE, Moore FA, Maier RV, De Waele JJ, Kirkpatrick AW, Griffiths EA, Eckmann C, Brink AJ, Mazuski JE, May AK, Sawyer RG, Mertz D, Montravers P, Kumar A, Roberts JA, Vincent JL, Watkins RR, Lowman W, Spellberg B, Abbott IJ, Adesunkanmi AK, Al-Dahir S, Al-Hasan MN, Agresta F, Althani AA, Ansari S, Ansumana R, Augustin G, Bala M, Balogh ZJ, Baraket O, Bhangu A, Beltrán MA, Bernhard M, Biffl WL, Boermeester MA, Brecher SM, Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Buyne OR, Cainzos MA, Cairns KA, Camacho-Ortiz A, Chandy SJ, Che Jusoh A, Chichom-Mefire A, Colijn C, Corcione F, Cui Y, Curcio D, Delibegovic S, Demetrashvili Z, De Simone B, Dhingra S, Diaz JJ, Di Carlo I, Dillip A, Di Saverio S, Doyle MP, Dorj G, Dogjani A, Dupont H, Eachempati SR, Enani MA, Egiev VN, Elmangory MM, Ferrada P, Fitchett JR, Fraga GP, Guessennd N, Giamarellou H, Ghnnam W, Gkiokas G, Goldberg SR, Gomes CA, Gomi H, Guzmán-Blanco M, Haque M, Hansen S, Hecker A, Heizmann WR, Herzog T, Hodonou AM, Hong SK, Kafka-Ritsch R, Kaplan LJ, Kapoor G, Karamarkovic A, Kees MG, Kenig J, Kiguba R, Kim PK, Kluger Y, Khokha V, Koike K, Kok KY, Kong V, Knox MC, Inaba K, Isik A, Iskandar K, Ivatury RR, Labbate M, Labricciosa FM, Laterre PF, Latifi R, Lee JG, Lee YR, Leone M, Leppaniemi A, Li Y, Liang SY, Loho T, Maegele M, Malama S, Marei HE, Martin-Loeches I, Marwah S, Massele A, McFarlane M, Melo RB, Negoi I, Nicolau DP, Nord CE, Ofori-Asenso R, Omari AH, Ordonez CA, Ouadii M, Pereira Júnior GA, Piazza D, Pupelis G, Rawson TM, Rems M, Rizoli S, Rocha C, Sakakushev B, Sanchez-Garcia M, Sato N, Segovia Lohse HA, Sganga G, Siribumrungwong B, Shelat VG, Soreide K, Soto R, Talving P, Tilsed JV, Timsit JF, Trueba G, Trung NT, Ulrych J, van Goor H, Vereczkei A, Vohra RS, Wani I, Uhl W, Xiao Y, Yuan KC, Zachariah SK, Zahar JR, Zakrison TL, Corcione A, Melotti RM, Viscoli C, Viale P.
World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Aug 2;12:35. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0147-0.

Educational Review of Predictive Value and Findings of Computed Tomography Scan in Diagnosing Bowel and Mesenteric Injuries After Blunt Trauma: Correlation With Trauma Surgery Findings in 163 Patients.
Cinquantini F, Tugnoli G, Piccinini A, Coniglio C, Mannone S, Biscardi A, Gordini G, Di Saverio S.
Can Assoc Radiol J. 2017 Aug;68(3):276-285. doi: 10.1016/j.carj.2016.07.003.

Implications of Left-sided Gallbladder in the Emergency Setting: Retrospective Review and Top Tips for Safe Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.
Abongwa HK, De Simone B, Alberici L, Iaria M, Perrone G, Tarasconi A, Baiocchi G, Portolani N, Di Saverio S, Sartelli M, Coccolini F, Manegold JE, Ansaloni L, Catena F.
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2017 Aug;27(4):220-227. doi: 10.1097/SLE.0000000000000417.

The Global Alliance for Infections in Surgery: defining a model for antimicrobial stewardship-results from an international cross-sectional survey.
Sartelli M, Labricciosa FM, Barbadoro P, Pagani L, Ansaloni L, Brink AJ, Carlet J, Khanna A, Chichom-Mefire A, Coccolini F, Di Saverio S, May AK, Viale P, Watkins RR, Scudeller L, Abbo LM, Abu-Zidan FM, Adesunkanmi AK, Al-Dahir S, Al-Hasan MN, Alis H, Alves C, Araujo da Silva AR, Augustin G, Bala M, Barie PS, Beltrán MA, Bhangu A, Bouchra B, Brecher SM, Caínzos MA, Camacho-Ortiz A, Catani M, Chandy SJ, Jusoh AC, Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Chiara O, Colak E, Cornely OA, Cui Y, Demetrashvili Z, De Simone B, De Waele JJ, Dhingra S, Di Marzo F, Dogjani A, Dorj G, Dortet L, Duane TM, Elmangory MM, Enani MA, Ferrada P, Esteban Foianini J, Gachabayov M, Gandhi C, Ghnnam WM, Giamarellou H, Gkiokas G, Gomi H, Goranovic T, Griffiths EA, Guerra Gronerth RI, Haidamus Monteiro JC, Hardcastle TC, Hecker A, Hodonou AM, Ioannidis O, Isik A, Iskandar KA, Kafil HS, Kanj SS, Kaplan LJ, Kapoor G, Karamarkovic AR, Kenig J, Kerschaever I, Khamis F, Khokha V, Kiguba R, Kim HB, Ko WC, Koike K, Kozlovska I, Kumar A, Lagunes L, Latifi R, Lee JG, Lee YR, Leppäniemi A, Li Y, Liang SY, Lowman W, Machain GM, Maegele M, Major P, Malama S, Manzano-Nunez R, Marinis A, Martinez Casas I, Marwah S, Maseda E, McFarlane ME, Memish Z, Mertz D, Mesina C, Mishra SK, Moore EE, Munyika A, Mylonakis E, Napolitano L, Negoi I, Nestorovic MD, Nicolau DP, Omari AH, Ordonez CA, Paiva JA, Pant ND, Parreira JG, Pędziwiatr M, Pereira BM, Ponce-de-Leon A, Poulakou G, Preller J, Pulcini C, Pupelis G, Quiodettis M, Rawson TM, Reis T, Rems M, Rizoli S, Roberts J, Pereira NR, Rodríguez-Baño J, Sakakushev B, Sanders J, Santos N, Sato N, Sawyer RG, Scarpelini S, Scoccia L, Shafiq N, Shelat V, Sifri CD, Siribumrungwong B, Søreide K, Soto R, de Souza HP, Talving P, Trung NT, Tessier JM, Tumbarello M, Ulrych J, Uranues S, Van Goor H, Vereczkei A, Wagenlehner F, Xiao Y, Yuan KC, Wechsler-Fördös A, Zahar JR, Zakrison TL, Zuckerbraun B, Zuidema WP, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Aug 1;12:34. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0145-2.

The management of intra-abdominal infections from a global perspective: 2017 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections.
Sartelli M, Chichom-Mefire A, Labricciosa FM, Hardcastle T, Abu-Zidan FM, Adesunkanmi AK, Ansaloni L, Bala M, Balogh ZJ, Beltrán MA, Ben-Ishay O, Biffl WL, Birindelli A, Cainzos MA, Catalini G, Ceresoli M, Che Jusoh A, Chiara O, Coccolini F, Coimbra R, Cortese F, Demetrashvili Z, Di Saverio S, Diaz JJ, Egiev VN, Ferrada P, Fraga GP, Ghnnam WM, Lee JG, Gomes CA, Hecker A, Herzog T, Kim JI, Inaba K, Isik A, Karamarkovic A, Kashuk J, Khokha V, Kirkpatrick AW, Kluger Y, Koike K, Kong VY, Leppaniemi A, Machain GM, Maier RV, Marwah S, McFarlane ME, Montori G, Moore EE, Negoi I, Olaoye I, Omari AH, Ordonez CA, Pereira BM, Pereira Júnior GA, Pupelis G, Reis T, Sakakhushev B, Sato N, Segovia Lohse HA, Shelat VG, Søreide K, Uhl W, Ulrych J, Van Goor H, Velmahos GC, Yuan KC, Wani I, Weber DG, Zachariah SK, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Jul 10;12:29. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0141-6. eCollection 2017. Review. Erratum in: World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Aug 2;12 :36.

Lower Pre-peritoneal Steatonecrosis Mimicking Acute Appendicitis.
Gomes CA, Piccinini A, Gomes FC, Gomes CC, Di Saverio S.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Jul;21(7):1192-1193. doi: 10.1007/s11605-016-3322-9.

Antibiotics First Versus Surgery for Appendicitis: A US Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Allowing Outpatient Antibiotic Management: A Little Step Toward a Patient-Centered Approach and Rethinking the Management of Acute Appendicitis.
Podda M, Argenio G, Mortola L, Cillara N, Di Saverio S.
Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Jun;69(6):794-795. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.01.037.

How Reliable Is Alvarado Score and Its Subgroups in Ruling Out Acute Appendicitis and Suggesting the Opportunity of Nonoperative Management or Surgery?
Di Saverio S, Birindelli A, Piccinini A, Catena F, Biscardi A, Tugnoli G.
Ann Surg. 2017 Jun;265(6):E84-E85. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001548.

Acute Large-Bowel Obstruction in an Institutionalized Man.
Birindelli A, Patrizi F, Di Saverio S.
JAMA Surg. 2017 Jun 1;152(6):597-598. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0507.

What is changing in the surgical treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors after multidisciplinary approach? A comprehensive literature’s review.
DE Simone B, Ansaloni L, Sartelli M, Coccolini F, DI Saverio S, Pantaleo MA, Saponara M, Nannini M, Abongwa HK, Napoli JA, Catena F.
Minerva Chir. 2017 Jun;72(3):219-236. doi: 10.23736/S0026-4733.17.07302-3.

Acute calculous cholecystitis: Review of current best practices.
Gomes CA, Junior CS, Di Saverio S, Sartelli M, Kelly MD, Gomes CC, Gomes FC, Corrêa LD, Alves CB, Guimarães SF.
World J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 May 27;9(5):118-126. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v9.i5.118. Review. Erratum in: World J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Oct 27;9(10 ):214.

Management of intra-abdominal infections: recommendations by the WSES 2016 consensus conference.
Sartelli M, Catena F, Abu-Zidan FM, Ansaloni L, Biffl WL, Boermeester MA, Ceresoli M, Chiara O, Coccolini F, De Waele JJ, Di Saverio S, Eckmann C, Fraga GP, Giannella M, Girardis M, Griffiths EA, Kashuk J, Kirkpatrick AW, Khokha V, Kluger Y, Labricciosa FM, Leppaniemi A, Maier RV, May AK, Malangoni M, Martin-Loeches I, Mazuski J, Montravers P, Peitzman A, Pereira BM, Reis T, Sakakushev B, Sganga G, Soreide K, Sugrue M, Ulrych J, Vincent JL, Viale P, Moore EE.
World J Emerg Surg. 2017 May 4;12:22. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0132-7.

Challenging emergency laparoscopic right colectomy for completely obstructing caecal carcinoma – a video vignette.
Birindelli A, Segalini E, Kwan S, Biscardi A, Tonini V, Di Saverio S.
Colorectal Dis. 2017 May;19(5):504-506. doi: 10.1111/codi.13645.

The Brave Challenge of NOM for Abdominal GSW Trauma and the Role of Laparoscopy As an Alternative to CT Scan.
Di Saverio S, Biscardi A, Tugnoli G, Coniglio C, Gordini G, Bendinelli C.
Ann Surg. 2017 Apr;265(4):e37-e38. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001301.

Intracorporeal anastomoses in emergency laparoscopic colorectal surgery from a series of 59 cases: where and how to do it – a technical note and video.
Di Saverio S, Birindelli A, Mandrioli M, Podda M, Binda GA.
Colorectal Dis. 2017 Apr;19(4):O103-O107. doi: 10.1111/codi.13642.

A short commentary on “Nonoperative management of uncomplicated appendicitis in adults: What do we need to get certainty?"
Podda M, Cillara N, Balestra F, Agresta F, Birindelli A, Di Saverio S.
Int J Surg. 2017 Apr;40:109-111. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2017.02.059.

Current status of laparoscopy for acute abdomen in Italy: a critical appraisal of 2012 clinical guidelines from two consecutive nationwide surveys with analysis of 271,323 cases over 5 years.
Agresta F, Campanile FC, Podda M, Cillara N, Pernazza G, Giaccaglia V, Ciccoritti L, Ioia G, Mandalà S, La Barbera C, Birindelli A, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S; Joined Italian Surgical Societies Working Group.
Surg Endosc. 2017 Apr;31(4):1785-1795. doi: 10.1007/s00464-016-5175-4.

A historical review of surgery for peritonitis secondary to acute colonic diverticulitis: from Lockhart-Mummery to evidence-based medicine.
Cirocchi R, Afshar S, Di Saverio S, Popivanov G, De Sol A, Gubbiotti F, Tugnoli G, Sartelli M, Catena F, Cavaliere D, Taboła R, Fingerhut A, Binda GA.
World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Mar 9;12:14. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0120-y. eCollection 2017.

A systematic analysis of controlled clinical trials using the NiTi CAR™ compression ring in colorectal anastomoses.
Tabola R, Cirocchi R, Fingerhut A, Arezzo A, Randolph J, Grassi V, Binda GA, D’Andrea V, Abraha I, Popivanov G, Di Saverio S, Zbar A.
Tech Coloproctol. 2017 Mar;21(3):177-184. doi: 10.1007/s10151-017-1583-2.

IPOD Study: Management of Acute Left Colonic Diverticulitis in Italian Surgical Departments.
Sartelli M, Binda GA, Brandara F, Borasi A, Feroci F, Vadalà S, Labricciosa FM, Birindelli A, Luridiana G, Coccolini F, Di Saverio S, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Campanile FC, Agresta F, Piazza D; IPOD study Collaborative Working Group.
World J Surg. 2017 Mar;41(3):851-859. doi: 10.1007/s00268-016-3800-y.

Laparoscopic lavage versus surgical resection for acute diverticulitis with generalised peritonitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cirocchi R, Di Saverio S, Weber DG, Taboła R, Abraha I, Randolph J, Arezzo A, Binda GA.
Tech Coloproctol. 2017 Feb;21(2):93-110. doi: 10.1007/s10151-017-1585-0.

Cholecystectomy in Emilia-Romagna region (Italy): A retrospective cohort study based on a large administrative database.
Catena F, Melotti RM, Louis D, Fortuna D, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Di Saverio S, Sartelli M, Tarasconi A, Baiocchi G, Portolani N, Napoli J, De Simone B, Catena R, De Palma R.
Ann Ital Chir. 2017;88:215-221.

Complicated colorectal cancer in nonagenarian patients: is it better not to perform anastomosis in emergency?
De Simone B, Coccolini F, Ansaloni L, Tarasconi A, Baiocchi G, Vettoretto N, Joly P, Ferron M, Pozzo A, Charre L, Di Saverio S, Napoli JA, Agresta F, Sartelli M, Catena F.
Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2017 Jan;23(1):15-22. doi: 10.5505/tjtes.2016.77178.

The Ladies Trial: Premature termination of the LOLA arm and increased adverse events incidence after laparoscopic lavage may be influenced by inter-hospital and inter-operator variability? Take-home messages from a center with laparoscopic colorectal expertise.
Di Saverio S, Birindelli A, Catena F, Sartelli M, Segalini E, Masetti M, Jovine E.
Int J Surg. 2016 Dec;36(Pt A):118-120. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.10.016.

Pushing the envelope: laparoscopy and primary anastomosis are technically feasible in stable patients with Hinchey IV perforated acute diverticulitis and gross faeculent peritonitis.
Di Saverio S, Vennix S, Birindelli A, Weber D, Lombardi R, Mandrioli M, Tarasconi A, Bemelman WA.
Surg Endosc. 2016 Dec;30(12):5656-5664.

Erratum to: 2016 WSES guidelines on acute calculous cholecystitis.
Ansaloni L, Pisano M, Coccolini F, Peitzmann AB, Fingerhut A, Catena F, Agresta F, Allegri A, Bailey I, Balogh ZJ, Bendinelli C, Biffl W, Bonavina L, Borzellino G, Brunetti F, Burlew CC, Camapanelli G, Campanile FC, Ceresoli M, Chiara O, Civil I, Coimbra R, De Moya M, Di Saverio S, Fraga GP, Gupta S, Kashuk J, Kelly MD, Khokha V, Jeekel H, Latifi R, Leppaniemi A, Maier RV, Marzi I, Moore F, Piazzalunga D, Sakakushev B, Sartelli M, Scalea T, Stahel PF, Taviloglu K, Tugnoli G, Uraneus S, Velmahos GC, Wani I, Weber DG, Viale P, Sugrue M, Ivatury R, Kluger Y, Gurusamy KS, Moore EE.
World J Emerg Surg. 2016 Nov 4;11:52. eCollection 2016.

Low-cost laparoscopy to contain the increasing costs of emergency general surgery.
Mandrioli M, Di Saverio S.
Int J Surg. 2016 Oct;34:86-87. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.08.237.

Novel Use of Surgical Glove Port to Perform Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy.
Jovine E, Nicosia S, Masetti M, Lombardi R, Benini C, Di Saverio S.
J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Oct;223(4):e35-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.07.002.

Laparoscopic Management of Mobile Cecum.
Gomes CA, Soares C Jr, Catena F, Di Saverio S, Sartelli M, Gomes CC, Gomes FC.
JSLS. 2016 Oct-Dec;20(4). pii: e2016.00076.

What is the effectiveness of the negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) in patients treated with open abdomen technique? A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cirocchi R, Birindelli A, Biffl WL, Mutafchiyski V, Popivanov G, Chiara O, Tugnoli G, Di Saverio S.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Sep;81(3):575-84. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001126.

Acute laparoscopic and open sigmoidectomy for perforated diverticulitis: a propensity score-matched cohort.
Vennix S, Lips DJ, Di Saverio S, van Wagensveld BA, Brokelman WJ, Gerhards MF, van Geloven AA, van Dieren S, Lange JF, Bemelman WA.
Surg Endosc. 2016 Sep;30(9):3889-96. doi: 10.1007/s00464-015-4694-8.

Minimally invasive laparoscopic management of colonoscopic perforation avoiding laparotomy and colostomy: when and how to perform primary repair – a video vignette.
Di Saverio S, Patrizi F, Bassi M, Birindelli A, Nigro F, Cennamo V.
Colorectal Dis. 2016 Aug;18(8):817-8. doi: 10.1111/codi.13419.

WSES Guidelines for the management of acute left sided colonic diverticulitis in the emergency setting.
Sartelli M, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Griffiths EA, Abu-Zidan FM, Di Saverio S, Ulrych J, Kluger Y, Ben-Ishay O, Moore FA, Ivatury RR, Coimbra R, Peitzman AB, Leppaniemi A, Fraga GP, Maier RV, Chiara O, Kashuk J, Sakakushev B, Weber DG, Latifi R, Biffl W, Bala M, Karamarkovic A, Inaba K, Ordonez CA, Hecker A, Augustin G, Demetrashvili Z, Melo RB, Marwah S, Zachariah SK, Shelat VG, McFarlane M, Rems M, Gomes CA, Faro MP, Júnior GA, Negoi I, Cui Y, Sato N, Vereczkei A, Bellanova G, Birindelli A, Di Carlo I, Kok KY, Gachabayov M, Gkiokas G, Bouliaris K, Çolak E, Isik A, Rios-Cruz D, Soto R, Moore EE.
World J Emerg Surg. 2016 Jul 29;11:37. doi: 10.1186/s13017-016-0095-0. eCollection 2016.

WSES Jerusalem guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis.
Di Saverio S, Birindelli A, Kelly MD, Catena F, Weber DG, Sartelli M, Sugrue M, De Moya M, Gomes CA, Bhangu A, Agresta F, Moore EE, Soreide K, Griffiths E, De Castro S, Kashuk J, Kluger Y, Leppaniemi A, Ansaloni L, Andersson M, Coccolini F, Coimbra R, Gurusamy KS, Campanile FC, Biffl W, Chiara O, Moore F, Peitzman AB, Fraga GP, Costa D, Maier RV, Rizoli S, Balogh ZJ, Bendinelli C, Cirocchi R, Tonini V, Piccinini A, Tugnoli G, Jovine E, Persiani R, Biondi A, Scalea T, Stahel P, Ivatury R, Velmahos G, Andersson R.
World J Emerg Surg. 2016 Jul 18;11:34. doi: 10.1186/s13017-016-0090-5. eCollection 2016.

Antimicrobials: a global alliance for optimizing their rational use in intra-abdominal infections (AGORA).
Sartelli M, Weber DG, Ruppé E, Bassetti M, Wright BJ, Ansaloni L, Catena F, Coccolini F, Abu-Zidan FM, Coimbra R, Moore EE, Moore FA, Maier RV, De Waele JJ, Kirkpatrick AW, Griffiths EA, Eckmann C, Brink AJ, Mazuski JE, May AK, Sawyer RG, Mertz D, Montravers P, Kumar A, Roberts JA, Vincent JL, Watkins RR, Lowman W, Spellberg B, Abbott IJ, Adesunkanmi AK, Al-Dahir S, Al-Hasan MN, Agresta F, Althani AA, Ansari S, Ansumana R, Augustin G, Bala M, Balogh ZJ, Baraket O, Bhangu A, Beltrán MA, Bernhard M, Biffl WL, Boermeester MA, Brecher SM, Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Buyne OR, Cainzos MA, Cairns KA, Camacho-Ortiz A, Chandy SJ, Che Jusoh A, Chichom-Mefire A, Colijn C, Corcione F, Cui Y, Curcio D, Delibegovic S, Demetrashvili Z, De Simone B, Dhingra S, Diaz JJ, Di Carlo I, Dillip A, Di Saverio S, Doyle MP, Dorj G, Dogjani A, Dupont H, Eachempati SR, Enani MA, Egiev VN, Elmangory MM, Ferrada P, Fitchett JR, Fraga GP, Guessennd N, Giamarellou H, Ghnnam W, Gkiokas G, Goldberg SR, Gomes CA, Gomi H, Guzmán-Blanco M, Haque M, Hansen S, Hecker A, Heizmann WR, Herzog T, Hodonou AM, Hong SK, Kafka-Ritsch R, Kaplan LJ, Kapoor G, Karamarkovic A, Kees MG, Kenig J, Kiguba R, Kim PK, Kluger Y, Khokha V, Koike K, Kok KY, Kong V, Knox MC, Inaba K, Isik A, Iskandar K, Ivatury RR, Labbate M, Labricciosa FM, Laterre PF, Latifi R, Lee JG, Lee YR, Leone M, Leppaniemi A, Li Y, Liang SY, Loho T, Maegele M, Malama S, Marei HE, Martin-Loeches I, Marwah S, Massele A, McFarlane M, Melo RB, Negoi I, Nicolau DP, Nord CE, Ofori-Asenso R, Omari AH, Ordonez CA, Ouadii M, Pereira Júnior GA, Piazza D, Pupelis G, Rawson TM, Rems M, Rizoli S, Rocha C, Sakakushev B, Sanchez-Garcia M, Sato N, Segovia Lohse HA, Sganga G, Siribumrungwong B, Shelat VG, Soreide K, Soto R, Talving P, Tilsed JV, Timsit JF, Trueba G, Trung NT, Ulrych J, van Goor H, Vereczkei A, Vohra RS, Wani I, Uhl W, Xiao Y, Yuan KC, Zachariah SK, Zahar JR, Zakrison TL, Corcione A, Melotti RM, Viscoli C, Viale P.
World J Emerg Surg. 2016 Jul 15;11:33. doi: 10.1186/s13017-016-0089-y. eCollection 2016. Review. Erratum in: World J Emerg Surg. 2017 Aug 2;12 :35.

2016 WSES guidelines on acute calculous cholecystitis.
Ansaloni L, Pisano M, Coccolini F, Peitzmann AB, Fingerhut A, Catena F, Agresta F, Allegri A, Bailey I, Balogh ZJ, Bendinelli C, Biffl W, Bonavina L, Borzellino G, Brunetti F, Burlew CC, Camapanelli G, Campanile FC, Ceresoli M, Chiara O, Civil I, Coimbra R, De Moya M, Di Saverio S, Fraga GP, Gupta S, Kashuk J, Kelly MD, Koka V, Jeekel H, Latifi R, Leppaniemi A, Maier RV, Marzi I, Moore F, Piazzalunga D, Sakakushev B, Sartelli M, Scalea T, Stahel PF, Taviloglu K, Tugnoli G, Uraneus S, Velmahos GC, Wani I, Weber DG, Viale P, Sugrue M, Ivatury R, Kluger Y, Gurusamy KS, Moore EE.
World J Emerg Surg. 2016 Jun 14;11:25. doi: 10.1186/s13017-016-0082-5. eCollection 2016. Review. Erratum in: World J Emerg Surg. 2016 Nov 4;11:52.

Water-soluble contrast agent in adhesive small bowel obstruction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic and therapeutic value.
Ceresoli M, Coccolini F, Catena F, Montori G, Di Saverio S, Sartelli M, Ansaloni L.
Am J Surg. 2016 Jun;211(6):1114-25. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.06.012.

Laparoscopic source control for large pelvic abscess after perforated appendicitis, not amenable to percutaneous drainage – a video vignette.
Di Saverio S, Sartelli M, Catena F, Biscardi A, Piccinini A, Coccolini F, Tugnoli G.
Colorectal Dis. 2016 Jun;18(6):629-30. doi: 10.1111/codi.13350.

Renewed Interest in Acute Appendicitis: Are Antibiotics Non-Inferior to Surgery or Possibly Clinically Superior? What Is Long-Term Follow-Up and Natural Evolution of Appendicitis Treated Conservatively with “Antibiotics First"?
Di Saverio S, Sartelli M, Catena F, Birindelli A, Tugnoli G.
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Jun;17(3):376-7. doi: 10.1089/sur.2015.206.

A Comparison of Laparoscopy and Laparotomy for the Management of Abdominal Trauma: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Birindelli A, Di Saverio S, Agresta F, Mandrioli M, Tugnoli G.
World J Surg. 2016 Jun;40(6):1524-5. doi: 10.1007/s00268-015-3354-4.

How to Select Patients With Acute Appendicitis for Appendectomy in Ambulatory Surgery?
Di Saverio S, Catena F, Tarasconi A, Tugnoli G, Jovine E.
Ann Surg. 2016 Apr;263(4):e64. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001143.

Adhesive small bowel adhesions obstruction: Evolutions in diagnosis, management and prevention.
Catena F, Di Saverio S, Coccolini F, Ansaloni L, De Simone B, Sartelli M, Van Goor H.
World J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Mar 27;8(3):222-31. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v8.i3.222.

Laparoscopic Lavage vs Primary Resection for Perforated Diverticulitis.
Mandrioli M, Tugnoli G, Di Saverio S.
JAMA. 2016 Mar 8;315(10):1053. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.17864.

Reply to Letter: “Nonoperative Management of Right Iliac Fossa Pain: What Does Really Matter?".
Di Saverio S, Coccolini F, Sartelli M, Ansaloni L, Tugnoli G.
Ann Surg. 2016 Mar;263(3):e55. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001335.

Retroperitoneal colonic perforation from a foreign body–‘cannibalization’ effect of a toothpick–video vignette.
Birindelli A, Tugnoli G, Biscardi A, Di Saverio S.
Colorectal Dis. 2016 Mar;18(3):319-21. doi: 10.1111/codi.13259.

“See one, do one, teach one": Education and training in surgery and the correlation between surgical exposure with patients outcomes.
Di Saverio S, Catena F, Birindelli A, Tugnoli G.
Int J Surg. 2016 Mar;27:126-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.01.085.

Single-Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy with a Low-Cost Technique and Surgical-Glove Port: “How To Do It" with Comparison of the Outcomes and Costs in a Consecutive Single-Operator Series of 45 Cases.
Di Saverio S, Mandrioli M, Birindelli A, Biscardi A, Di Donato L, Gomes CA, Piccinini A, Vettoretto N, Agresta F, Tugnoli G, Jovine E.
J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Mar;222(3):e15-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.11.019.

The Challenge of Clinical Diagnosis of Appendicitis and Nonoperative Management of Patients With Right Lower Abdominal Pain.
Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G.
Ann Surg. 2016 Feb;263(2):e22-3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001025.

Antibiotic resistance evaluation and clinical analysis of acute appendicitis; report of 1431 consecutive worldwide patients: A cohort study.
Coccolini F, D’Amico G, Sartelli M, Catena F, Montori G, Ceresoli M, Manfredi R, Di Saverio S, Ansaloni L.
Int J Surg. 2016 Feb;26:6-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.12.063.

Classification, prevention and management of entero-atmospheric fistula: a state-of-the-art review.
Di Saverio S, Tarasconi A, Walczak DA, Cirocchi R, Mandrioli M, Birindelli A, Tugnoli G.
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2016 Feb;401(1):1-13. doi: 10.1007/s00423-015-1370-3.

Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy in Treating Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections: A Comprehensive Review.
Sartelli M, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Di Saverio S, Griffiths EA.
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Feb;17(1):9-12. doi: 10.1089/sur.2015.130.

Advances in laparoscopy for acute care surgery and trauma.
Mandrioli M, Inaba K, Piccinini A, Biscardi A, Sartelli M, Agresta F, Catena F, Cirocchi R, Jovine E, Tugnoli G, Di Saverio S.
World J Gastroenterol. 2016 Jan 14;22(2):668-80. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i2.668. Review.

Emergency laparoscopic ileo-colic resection and primary intracorporeal anastomosis for Crohn’s acute ileitis with free perforation and faecal peritonitis: first ever reported laparoscopic treatment.
Birindelli A, Tugnoli G, Beghelli D, Siciliani A, Biscardi A, Bertarelli C, Selleri S, Lombardi R, Di Saverio S.
Springerplus. 2016 Jan 6;5:16. doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-1619-x. eCollection 2016.

International consensus conference on open abdomen in trauma.
Chiara O, Cimbanassi S, Biffl W, Leppaniemi A, Henry S, Scalea TM, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Chieregato A, de Blasio E, Gambale G, Gordini G, Nardi G, Paldalino P, Gossetti F, Dionigi P, Noschese G, Tugnoli G, Ribaldi S, Sgardello S, Magnone S, Rausei S, Mariani A, Mengoli F, di Saverio S, Castriconi M, Coccolini F, Negreanu J, Razzi S, Coniglio C, Morelli F, Buonanno M, Lippi M, Trotta L, Volpi A, Fattori L, Zago M, de Rai P, Sammartano F, Manfredi R, Cingolani E.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Jan;80(1):173-83. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000882.

Global validation of the WSES Sepsis Severity Score for patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections: a prospective multicentre study (WISS Study).
Sartelli M, Abu-Zidan FM, Catena F, Griffiths EA, Di Saverio S, Coimbra R, Ordoñez CA, Leppaniemi A, Fraga GP, Coccolini F, Agresta F, Abbas A, Abdel Kader S, Agboola J, Amhed A, Ajibade A, Akkucuk S, Alharthi B, Anyfantakis D, Augustin G, Baiocchi G, Bala M, Baraket O, Bayrak S, Bellanova G, Beltràn MA, Bini R, Boal M, Borodach AV, Bouliaris K, Branger F, Brunelli D, Catani M, Che Jusoh A, Chichom-Mefire A, Cocorullo G, Colak E, Costa D, Costa S, Cui Y, Curca GL, Curry T, Das K, Delibegovic S, Demetrashvili Z, Di Carlo I, Drozdova N, El Zalabany T, Enani MA, Faro M, Gachabayov M, Giménez Maurel T, Gkiokas G, Gomes CA, Gonsaga RA, Guercioni G, Guner A, Gupta S, Gutierrez S, Hutan M, Ioannidis O, Isik A, Izawa Y, Jain SA, Jokubauskas M, Karamarkovic A, Kauhanen S, Kaushik R, Kenig J, Khokha V, Kim JI, Kong V, Koshy R, Krasniqi A, Kshirsagar A, Kuliesius Z, Lasithiotakis K, Leão P, Lee JG, Leon M, Lizarazu Pérez A, Lohsiriwat V, López-Tomassetti Fernandez E, Lostoridis E, Mn R, Major P, Marinis A, Marrelli D, Martinez-Perez A, Marwah S, McFarlane M, Melo RB, Mesina C, Michalopoulos N, Moldovanu R, Mouaqit O, Munyika A, Negoi I, Nikolopoulos I, Nita GE, Olaoye I, Omari A, Ossa PR, Ozkan Z, Padmakumar R, Pata F, Pereira Junior GA, Pereira J, Pintar T, Pouggouras K, Prabhu V, Rausei S, Rems M, Rios-Cruz D, Sakakushev B, Sánchez de Molina ML, Seretis C, Shelat V, Simões RL, Sinibaldi G, Skrovina M, Smirnov D, Spyropoulos C, Tepp J, Tezcaner T, Tolonen M, Torba M, Ulrych J, Uzunoglu MY, van Dellen D, van Ramshorst GH, Vasquez G, Venara A, Vereczkei A, Vettoretto N, Vlad N, Yadav SK, Yilmaz TU, Yuan KC, Zachariah SK, Zida M, Zilinskas J, Ansaloni L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Dec 16;10:61. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0055-0. eCollection 2015.

Acute appendicitis: proposal of a new comprehensive grading system based on clinical, imaging and laparoscopic findings.
Gomes CA, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Ansaloni L, Catena F, Coccolini F, Inaba K, Demetriades D, Gomes FC, Gomes CC.
World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Dec 3;10:60. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0053-2. eCollection 2015.

Erratum to: caustic ingestion management: world society of emergency surgery preliminary survey of expert opinion.
Kluger Y, Ishay OB, Sartelli M, Katz A, Ansaloni L, Gomez CA, Biffl W, Catena F, Fraga GP, Di Saverio S, Goran A, Ghnnam W, Kashuk J, Leppäniemi A, Marwah S, Moore EE, Bala M, Massalou D, Mircea C, Bonavina L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Nov 19;10:56. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0050-5. eCollection 2015.

Surgeon accountability for patient safety in the Acute Care Surgery paradigm: a critical appraisal and need of having a focused knowledge of the patient and a specific subspecialty experience.
Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G, Catena F, Birindelli A, Coniglio C, Gordini G.
Patient Saf Surg. 2015 Nov 13;9:38. doi: 10.1186/s13037-015-0084-3. eCollection 2015.

WSES position paper on vascular emergency surgery.
Pereira BM, Chiara O, Ramponi F, Weber DG, Cimbanassi S, De Simone B, Musicki K, Meirelles GV, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Bendinelli C, Fraga GP.
World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Oct 22;10:49. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0037-2. eCollection 2015.

Caustic ingestion management: world society of emergency surgery preliminary survey of expert opinion.
Kluger Y, Ishay OB, Sartelli M, Katz A, Ansaloni L, Gomez CA, Biffl W, Catena F, Fraga GP, Di Saverio S, Goran A, Ghnnam W, Kashuk J, Leppäniemi A, Marwah S, Moore EE, Bala M, Massalou D, Mircea C, Bonavina L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Oct 16;10:48. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0043-4. eCollection 2015. Erratum in: World J Emerg Surg. 2015;10:56.

“The best is nothing": Non-operative management of hemodynamically stable grade V liver trauma.
Tugnoli G, Cinquantini F, Coniglio C, Biscardi A, Piccinini A, Gordini G, Di Saverio S.
J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2015 Oct-Dec;8(4):239-40. doi: 10.4103/0974-2700.166756.

Nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury in adults: there is (still) a long way to go. The results of the Bologna-Maggiore Hospital trauma center experience and development of a clinical algorithm.
Tugnoli G, Bianchi E, Biscardi A, Coniglio C, Isceri S, Simonetti L, Gordini G, Di Saverio S.
Surg Today. 2015 Oct;45(10):1210-7. doi: 10.1007/s00595-014-1084-0.

Acute appendicitis: modern understanding of pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management.
Bhangu A, Søreide K, Di Saverio S, Assarsson JH, Drake FT.
Lancet. 2015 Sep 26;386(10000):1278-1287. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00275-5. Review. Erratum in: Lancet. 2017 Oct 14;390(10104):1736.

Antibiotic resistance pattern and clinical outcomes in acute cholecystitis: 567 consecutive worldwide patients in a prospective cohort study.
Coccolini F, Sartelli M, Catena F, Montori G, Di Saverio S, Sugrue M, Ceresoli M, Manfredi R, Ansaloni L; CIAO and CIAOW Study Groups.
Int J Surg. 2015 Sep;21:32-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.07.013.

A Challenging Misleading Diagnosis in a Patient with Suspicion of Gastric Banding Slippage and Strangulation: Diagnosis and Laparoscopic Treatment.
Di Saverio S, Guiducci GM, Boschi S, Lombardi R, Biscardi A, Zanello M, Tugnoli G, Jovine E.
Obes Surg. 2015 Sep;25(9):1758-62. doi: 10.1007/s11695-015-1759-7.

Different possible surgical managements of caustic ingestion: diagnostic laparoscopy for Zargar’s grade 3a lesions and a new technique of “Duodenal Damage Control" with “4-tubes ostomy" and duodenal wash-out as an option for extensive 3b lesions in unstable patients.
Di Saverio S, Biscardi A, Piccinini A, Mandrioli M, Tugnoli G.
Updates Surg. 2015 Sep;67(3):313-20. doi: 10.1007/s13304-015-0313-4.

Laparoscopic management of intra-abdominal infections: Systematic review of the literature.
Coccolini F, Tranà C, Sartelli M, Catena F, Di Saverio S, Manfredi R, Montori G, Ceresoli M, Falcone C, Ansaloni L.
World J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Aug 27;7(8):160-9. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v7.i8.160.

Liver trauma: WSES position paper.
Coccolini F, Montori G, Catena F, Di Saverio S, Biffl W, Moore EE, Peitzman AB, Rizoli S, Tugnoli G, Sartelli M, Manfredi R, Ansaloni L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Aug 25;10:39. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0030-9. eCollection 2015.

WSES guidelines for management of Clostridium difficile infection in surgical patients.
Sartelli M, Malangoni MA, Abu-Zidan FM, Griffiths EA, Di Bella S, McFarland LV, Eltringham I, Shelat VG, Velmahos GC, Kelly CP, Khanna S, Abdelsattar ZM, Alrahmani L, Ansaloni L, Augustin G, Bala M, Barbut F, Ben-Ishay O, Bhangu A, Biffl WL, Brecher SM, Camacho-Ortiz A, Caínzos MA, Canterbury LA, Catena F, Chan S, Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Clanton J, Coccolini F, Cocuz ME, Coimbra R, Cook CH, Cui Y, Czepiel J, Das K, Demetrashvili Z, Di Carlo I, Di Saverio S, Dumitru IM, Eckert C, Eckmann C, Eiland EH, Enani MA, Faro M, Ferrada P, Forrester JD, Fraga GP, Frossard JL, Galeiras R, Ghnnam W, Gomes CA, Gorrepati V, Ahmed MH, Herzog T, Humphrey F, Kim JI, Isik A, Ivatury R, Lee YY, Juang P, Furuya-Kanamori L, Karamarkovic A, Kim PK, Kluger Y, Ko WC, LaBarbera FD, Lee JG, Leppaniemi A, Lohsiriwat V, Marwah S, Mazuski JE, Metan G, Moore EE, Moore FA, Nord CE, Ordoñez CA, Júnior GA, Petrosillo N, Portela F, Puri BK, Ray A, Raza M, Rems M, Sakakushev BE, Sganga G, Spigaglia P, Stewart DB, Tattevin P, Timsit JF, To KB, Tranà C, Uhl W, Urbánek L, van Goor H, Vassallo A, Zahar JR, Caproli E, Viale P.
World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Aug 20;10:38. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0033-6. eCollection 2015.

IROA: the International Register of Open Abdomen.: An international effort to better understand the open abdomen: call for participants.
Coccolini F, Catena F, Montori G, Ceresoli M, Manfredi R, Nita GE, Moore EE, Biffl W, Ivatury R, Whelan J, Fraga G, Leppaniemi A, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Ansaloni L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Aug 16;10:37. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0029-2. eCollection 2015.

The role of the open abdomen procedure in managing severe abdominal sepsis: WSES position paper.
Sartelli M, Abu-Zidan FM, Ansaloni L, Bala M, Beltrán MA, Biffl WL, Catena F, Chiara O, Coccolini F, Coimbra R, Demetrashvili Z, Demetriades D, Diaz JJ, Di Saverio S, Fraga GP, Ghnnam W, Griffiths EA, Gupta S, Hecker A, Karamarkovic A, Kong VY, Kafka-Ritsch R, Kluger Y, Latifi R, Leppaniemi A, Lee JG, McFarlane M, Marwah S, Moore FA, Ordonez CA, Pereira GA, Plaudis H, Shelat VG, Ulrych J, Zachariah SK, Zielinski MD, Garcia MP, Moore EE.
World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Aug 12;10:35. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0032-7. eCollection 2015.

Open versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy in acute cholecystitis. Systematic review and meta-analysis.
Coccolini F, Catena F, Pisano M, Gheza F, Fagiuoli S, Di Saverio S, Leandro G, Montori G, Ceresoli M, Corbella D, Sartelli M, Sugrue M, Ansaloni L.
Int J Surg. 2015 Jun;18:196-204. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.04.083. Epub 2015 May 6. Review. Erratum in: Int J Surg. 2015 Dec;24(Pt A):107.

The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance in Managing Intra-Abdominal Infections.
Sartelli M, Catena F, di Saverio S, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Tranà C, Kirkby-Bott J.
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2015 Jun;16(3):213-20. doi: 10.1089/sur.2013.262.

Benefits of WSES guidelines application for the management of intra-abdominal infections.
De Simone B, Coccolini F, Catena F, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Catena R, Tarasconi A, Ansaloni L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Mar 18;10:18. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0013-x. eCollection 2015.

Re: Fibrin sealant for prevention of resection surface-related complications after liver resection: a randomized controlled trial.
Di Saverio S, Masetti M, Zanello M, De Blasiis MG, Jovine E.
Ann Surg. 2015 Mar;261(3):e77-8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000550.

Open abdomen with concomitant enteroatmospheric fistula: attempt to rationalize the approach to a surgical nightmare and proposal of a clinical algorithm.
Di Saverio S, Tarasconi A, Inaba K, Navsaria P, Coccolini F, Costa Navarro D, Mandrioli M, Vassiliu P, Jovine E, Catena F, Tugnoli G.
J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Mar;220(3):e23-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2014.11.020.

A proposal for a CT driven classification of left colon acute diverticulitis.
Sartelli M, Moore FA, Ansaloni L, Di Saverio S, Coccolini F, Griffiths EA, Coimbra R, Agresta F, Sakakushev B, Ordoñez CA, Abu-Zidan FM, Karamarkovic A, Augustin G, Costa Navarro D, Ulrych J, Demetrashvili Z, Melo RB, Marwah S, Zachariah SK, Wani I, Shelat VG, Kim JI, McFarlane M, Pintar T, Rems M, Bala M, Ben-Ishay O, Gomes CA, Faro MP, Pereira GA Jr, Catani M, Baiocchi G, Bini R, Anania G, Negoi I, Kecbaja Z, Omari AH, Cui Y, Kenig J, Sato N, Vereczkei A, Skrovina M, Das K, Bellanova G, Di Carlo I, Segovia Lohse HA, Kong V, Kok KY, Massalou D, Smirnov D, Gachabayov M, Gkiokas G, Marinis A, Spyropoulos C, Nikolopoulos I, Bouliaris K, Tepp J, Lohsiriwat V, Çolak E, Isik A, Rios-Cruz D, Soto R, Abbas A, Tranà C, Caproli E, Soldatenkova D, Corcione F, Piazza D, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Feb 19;10:3. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-10-3. eCollection 2015.

Images in Vascular Medicine. Infrarenal inferior vena cava injury after blunt trauma.
Bianchini Massoni C, Di Saverio S, Catena F, Coniglio C, Caspani ML, Biscardi A, Gallitto E, Gordini G, Tugnoli G.
Vasc Med. 2015 Feb;20(1):84-5. doi: 10.1177/1358863X14565375.

An elderly woman with chest pain and constipation.
Di Saverio S, Lombardi R, Bianchi E, Tugnoli G, Jovine E.
BMJ. 2015 Jan 19;350:h166. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h166.

Aesthetic comparison between synthetic glue and subcuticular sutures in thyroid and parathyroid surgery: a single-blinded randomised clinical trial.
Alicandri-Ciufelli M, Piccinini A, Grammatica A, Molteni G, Spaggiari A, DI Matteo S, Tassi S, Ghidini A, Izzo L, Gioacchini FM, Marchioni D, DI Saverio S, Presutti L.
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2014 Dec;34(6):406-11.

The Bolognese surgeon Giuseppe Ruggi: how and why the aseptic surgery was introduced in Bologna in the middle half of the XIX century.
Sabbatani S, Catena F, Neri F, Vallicelli C, Ansaloni L, Sartelli M, Coccolini F, Di Saverio S, Catena R, Lazzareschi D, Tarasconi A, Abongwa HK, De Simone B, Pinna A.
J Surg Res. 2014 Dec;192(2):555-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2014.04.018.

World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) guidelines for management of skin and soft tissue infections.
Sartelli M, Malangoni MA, May AK, Viale P, Kao LS, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Moore EE, Moore FA, Peitzman AB, Coimbra R, Leppaniemi A, Kluger Y, Biffl W, Koike K, Girardis M, Ordonez CA, Tavola M, Cainzos M, Di Saverio S, Fraga GP, Gerych I, Kelly MD, Taviloglu K, Wani I, Marwah S, Bala M, Ghnnam W, Shaikh N, Chiara O, Faro MP Jr, Pereira GA Jr, Gomes CA, Coccolini F, Tranà C, Corbella D, Brambillasca P, Cui Y, Segovia Lohse HA, Khokha V, Kok KY, Hong SK, Yuan KC.
World J Emerg Surg. 2014 Nov 18;9(1):57. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-9-57. eCollection 2014.

Images in clinical medicine: Rotation of the liver in pneumoperitoneum.
Di Saverio S, Catena F.
N Engl J Med. 2014 Nov 13;371(20):e29. doi: 10.1056/NEJMicm1400032.

A proposed algorithm for multimodal liver trauma management from a surgical trauma audit in a western European trauma center.
Di Saverio S, Sibilio A, Coniglio C, Bianchi E, Biscardi A, Villani S, Gordini G, Tugnoli G.
Minerva Anestesiol. 2014 Nov;80(11):1205-16.

The HAC trial (harmonic for acute cholecystitis): a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial comparing the use of harmonic scalpel to monopolar diathermy for laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cases of acute cholecystitis.
Catena F, Di Saverio S, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Sartelli M, Vallicelli C, Cucchi M, Tarasconi A, Catena R, De’ Angelis G, Abongwa HK, Lazzareschi D, Pinna A.
World J Emerg Surg. 2014 Oct 20;9(1):53. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-9-53. eCollection 2014.

Complete small-bowel obstruction from a migrated intra-gastric balloon: emergency laparoscopy for retrieval via enterotomy and intra-corporeal repair.
Di Saverio S, Bianchini Massoni C, Boschi S, Biscardi A, Tugnoli G, Masetti M, Jovine E.
Obes Surg. 2014 Oct;24(10):1830-2. doi: 10.1007/s11695-014-1271-5.

Diagnosis and treatment of perforated or bleeding peptic ulcers: 2013 WSES position paper.
Di Saverio S, Bassi M, Smerieri N, Masetti M, Ferrara F, Fabbri C, Ansaloni L, Ghersi S, Serenari M, Coccolini F, Naidoo N, Sartelli M, Tugnoli G, Catena F, Cennamo V, Jovine E.
World J Emerg Surg. 2014 Aug 3;9:45. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-9-45. eCollection 2014.

Emergency laparoscopy: a new emerging discipline for treating abdominal emergencies attempting to minimize costs and invasiveness and maximize outcomes and patients’ comfort.
Di Saverio S.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Aug;77(2):338-50. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000288.

Laparoscopic reduction and repair of a large incarcerated paraesophageal hernia.
Di Saverio S, Smerieri N.
CMAJ. 2014 Jul 8;186(10):E400. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.131333.

The NOTA Study (Non Operative Treatment for Acute Appendicitis): prospective study on the efficacy and safety of antibiotics (amoxicillin and clavulanic acid) for treating patients with right lower quadrant abdominal pain and long-term follow-up of conservatively treated suspected appendicitis.
Di Saverio S, Sibilio A, Giorgini E, Biscardi A, Villani S, Coccolini F, Smerieri N, Pisano M, Ansaloni L, Sartelli M, Catena F, Tugnoli G.
Ann Surg. 2014 Jul;260(1):109-17. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000560.

An unusual case of persistent pneumothorax.
Kawamukai K, Leuzzi G, Di Saverio S, Porrello C, Lacava N.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jul;98(1):e15-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.02.082.

A complex Amyand’s hernia: strangulated hernia with incarceration of small bowel and vermiform appendix.
Di Saverio S, Biscardi A, Tugnoli G, Jovine E.
ANZ J Surg. 2014 Jul-Aug;84(7-8):597-8. doi: 10.1111/ans.12660.

A “leaking" aorta.
Di Saverio S, Gallitto E, Tugnoli G.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jun;147(6):1978-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.10.067.

Complicated intra-abdominal infections worldwide: the definitive data of the CIAOW Study.
Sartelli M, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Corbella D, Moore EE, Malangoni M, Velmahos G, Coimbra R, Koike K, Leppaniemi A, Biffl W, Balogh Z, Bendinelli C, Gupta S, Kluger Y, Agresta F, Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G, Jovine E, Ordonez CA, Whelan JF, Fraga GP, Gomes CA, Pereira GA, Yuan KC, Bala M, Peev MP, Ben-Ishay O, Cui Y, Marwah S, Zachariah S, Wani I, Rangarajan M, Sakakushev B, Kong V, Ahmed A, Abbas A, Gonsaga RA, Guercioni G, Vettoretto N, Poiasina E, Díaz-Nieto R, Massalou D, Skrovina M, Gerych I, Augustin G, Kenig J, Khokha V, Tranà C, Kok KY, Mefire AC, Lee JG, Hong SK, Lohse HA, Ghnnam W, Verni A, Lohsiriwat V, Siribumrungwong B, El Zalabany T, Tavares A, Baiocchi G, Das K, Jarry J, Zida M, Sato N, Murata K, Shoko T, Irahara T, Hamedelneel AO, Naidoo N, Adesunkanmi AR, Kobe Y, Ishii W, Oka K, Izawa Y, Hamid H, Khan I, Attri A, Sharma R, Sanjuan J, Badiel M, Barnabé R.
World J Emerg Surg. 2014 May 14;9:37. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-9-37. eCollection 2014.

Correction: emergency surgeon: “last of the mohicans" 2014-2016 editorial policy WSES-WJES: position papers, guidelines, courses, books and original research; from WJES impact factor to WSES congress impact factor.
Catena F, Moore F, Ansaloni L, Leppäniemi A, Sartelli M, Peitzmann AB, Biffl W, Coccolini F, Di Saverio S, De Simone B, Pisano M, Moore EE.
World J Emerg Surg. 2014 Apr 3;9(1):25. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-9-25.

Is the effectiveness of sentinel lymph node intraoperative examination proven?
Di Saverio S, Giorgini E, Avisar E.
Ann Surg. 2014 Apr;259(4):e69-70. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000472.

Assessment of 126,913 inguinal hernia repairs in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy: analysis of 10 years.
Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Fortuna D, Catena F, Di Saverio S, Belotti LM, Melotti RM.
Hernia. 2014 Apr;18(2):261-7. doi: 10.1007/s10029-013-1091-x.

Current concept of abdominal sepsis: WSES position paper.
Sartelli M, Catena F, Di Saverio S, Ansaloni L, Malangoni M, Moore EE, Moore FA, Ivatury R, Coimbra R, Leppaniemi A, Biffl W, Kluger Y, Fraga GP, Ordonez CA, Marwah S, Gerych I, Lee JG, Tranà C, Coccolini F, Corradetti F, Kirkby-Bott J.
World J Emerg Surg. 2014 Mar 27;9(1):22. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-9-22.

Management of hemodynamically unstable pelvic trauma: results of the first Italian consensus conference (cooperative guidelines of the Italian Society of Surgery, the Italian Association of Hospital Surgeons, the Multi-specialist Italian Society of Young Surgeons, the Italian Society of Emergency Surgery and Trauma, the Italian Society of Anesthesia, Analgesia, Resuscitation and Intensive Care, the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, the Italian Society of Emergency Medicine, the Italian Society of Medical Radiology -Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology- and the World Society of Emergency Surgery).
Magnone S, Coccolini F, Manfredi R, Piazzalunga D, Agazzi R, Arici C, Barozzi M, Bellanova G, Belluati A, Berlot G, Biffl W, Camagni S, Campanati L, Castelli CC, Catena F, Chiara O, Colaianni N, De Masi S, Di Saverio S, Dodi G, Fabbri A, Faustinelli G, Gambale G, Capponi MG, Lotti M, Marchesi G, Massè A, Mastropietro T, Nardi G, Niola R, Nita GE, Pisano M, Poiasina E, Poletti E, Rampoldi A, Ribaldi S, Rispoli G, Rizzi L, Sonzogni V, Tugnoli G, Ansaloni L.
World J Emerg Surg. 2014 Mar 7;9(1):18. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-9-18.

A cost-effective technique for laparoscopic appendectomy: outcomes and costs of a case-control prospective single-operator study of 112 unselected consecutive cases of complicated acute appendicitis.
Di Saverio S, Mandrioli M, Sibilio A, Smerieri N, Lombardi R, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Tugnoli G, Masetti M, Jovine E.
J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Mar;218(3):e51-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.12.003.

Emergency surgeon: " last of the mohicans" 2014-2016 editorial policy WSES- WJES: position papers, guidelines, courses, books and original research; from WJES impact factor to WSES congress impact factor.
Catena F, Moore F, Ansaloni L, Leppäniemi A, Sartelli M, Peitzmann AB, Biffl W, Coccolini F, Di Saverio S, Simone BD, Pisano M, Moore EE.
World J Emerg Surg. 2014 Feb 3;9(1):14. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-9-14.

Pendulum knife on a stabbed heart.
Di Saverio S, Kawamukai K, Biscardi A, Boaron M, Tugnoli G.
Emerg Med J. 2014 Jan;31(1):29. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2012-202061.

Changes in the outcomes of severe trauma patients from 15-year experience in a Western European trauma ICU of Emilia Romagna region (1996-2010). A population cross-sectional survey study.
Di Saverio S, Gambale G, Coccolini F, Catena F, Giorgini E, Ansaloni L, Amadori N, Coniglio C, Giugni A, Biscardi A, Magnone S, Filicori F, Cavallo P, Villani S, Cinquantini F, Annicchiarico M, Gordini G, Tugnoli G.
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2014 Jan;399(1):109-26. doi: 10.1007/s00423-013-1143-9.

WSES guidelines for emergency repair of complicated abdominal wall hernias.
Sartelli M, Coccolini F, van Ramshorst GH, Campanelli G, Mandalà V, Ansaloni L, Moore EE, Peitzman A, Velmahos G, Moore FA, Leppaniemi A, Burlew CC, Biffl W, Koike K, Kluger Y, Fraga GP, Ordonez CA, Di Saverio S, Agresta F, Sakakushev B, Gerych I, Wani I, Kelly MD, Gomes CA, Faro MP Jr, Taviloglu K, Demetrashvili Z, Lee JG, Vettoretto N, Guercioni G, Tranà C, Cui Y, Kok KY, Ghnnam WM, Abbas Ael-S, Sato N, Marwah S, Rangarajan M, Ben-Ishay O, Adesunkanmi AR, Segovia Lohse HA, Kenig J, Mandalà S, Patrizi A, Scibé R, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2013 Dec 1;8(1):50. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-8-50.

Bologna guidelines for diagnosis and management of adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO): 2013 update of the evidence-based guidelines from the world society of emergency surgery ASBO working group.
Di Saverio S, Coccolini F, Galati M, Smerieri N, Biffl WL, Ansaloni L, Tugnoli G, Velmahos GC, Sartelli M, Bendinelli C, Fraga GP, Kelly MD, Moore FA, Mandalà V, Mandalà S, Masetti M, Jovine E, Pinna AD, Peitzman AB, Leppaniemi A, Sugarbaker PH, Goor HV, Moore EE, Jeekel J, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2013 Oct 10;8(1):42. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-8-42.

The ACTIVE (Acute Cholecystitis Trial Invasive Versus Endoscopic) Study: multicenter randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of laparoscopic versus open surgery for acute cholecystitis.
Catena F, Ansaloni L, Bianchi E, Di Saverio S, Coccolini F, Vallicelli C, Lazzareschi D, Sartelli M, Amaduzzi A, Amaduzz A, Pinna AD.
Hepatogastroenterology. 2013 Oct;60(127):1552-6.

Trauma-induced “Macklin effect" with pneumothorax and large pneumomediastinum, disguised by allergy.
Di Saverio S, Kawamukai K, Biscardi A, Villani S, Zucchini L, Tugnoli G.
Front Med. 2013 Sep;7(3):386-8. doi: 10.1007/s11684-013-0278-y.

World society of emergency surgery study group initiative on Timing of Acute Care Surgery classification (TACS).
Kluger Y, Ben-Ishay O, Sartelli M, Ansaloni L, Abbas AE, Agresta F, Biffl WL, Baiocchi L, Bala M, Catena F, Coimbra R, Cui Y, Di Saverio S, Das K, El Zalabany T, Fraga GP, Gomes CA, Gonsaga RA, Kenig J, Leppäniemi A, Marwah S, Junior GA, Sakakushev B, Siribumrungwong B, Sato N, Tranà C, Vettoretto N, Moore EE.
World J Emerg Surg. 2013 May 1;8(1):17. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-8-17.

T.E.A. Study: three-day ertapenem versus three-day Ampicillin-Sulbactam.
Catena F, Vallicelli C, Ansaloni L, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Schiavina R, Pasqualini E, Amaduzzi A, Coccolini F, Cucchi M, Lazzareschi D, Baiocchi GL, Pinna AD.
BMC Gastroenterol. 2013 Apr 30;13:76. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-13-76.

Trauma care: not all countries are equal.
Brambillasca P, Coccolini F, Catena F, Di Saverio S, Ansaloni L.
World J Surg. 2013 Feb;37(2):473-4. doi: 10.1007/s00268-012-1752-4.

Peritoneal adhesion index (PAI): proposal of a score for the “ignored iceberg" of medicine and surgery.
Coccolini F, Ansaloni L, Manfredi R, Campanati L, Poiasina E, Bertoli P, Capponi MG, Sartelli M, Di Saverio S, Cucchi M, Lazzareschi D, Pisano M, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2013 Jan 31;8(1):6. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-8-6.

2013 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections.
Sartelli M, Viale P, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Moore E, Malangoni M, Moore FA, Velmahos G, Coimbra R, Ivatury R, Peitzman A, Koike K, Leppaniemi A, Biffl W, Burlew CC, Balogh ZJ, Boffard K, Bendinelli C, Gupta S, Kluger Y, Agresta F, Di Saverio S, Wani I, Escalona A, Ordonez C, Fraga GP, Junior GA, Bala M, Cui Y, Marwah S, Sakakushev B, Kong V, Naidoo N, Ahmed A, Abbas A, Guercioni G, Vettoretto N, Díaz-Nieto R, Gerych I, Tranà C, Faro MP, Yuan KC, Kok KY, Mefire AC, Lee JG, Hong SK, Ghnnam W, Siribumrungwong B, Sato N, Murata K, Irahara T, Coccolini F, Segovia Lohse HA, Verni A, Shoko T.
World J Emerg Surg. 2013 Jan 8;8(1):3. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-8-3.

Complicated intra-abdominal infections in a worldwide context: an observational prospective study (CIAOW Study).
Sartelli M, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Moore E, Malangoni M, Velmahos G, Coimbra R, Koike K, Leppaniemi A, Biffl W, Balogh Z, Bendinelli C, Gupta S, Kluger Y, Agresta F, Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G, Jovine E, Ordonez C, Gomes CA, Junior GA, Yuan KC, Bala M, Peev MP, Cui Y, Marwah S, Zachariah S, Sakakushev B, Kong V, Ahmed A, Abbas A, Gonsaga RA, Guercioni G, Vettoretto N, Poiasina E, Ben-Ishay O, Díaz-Nieto R, Massalou D, Skrovina M, Gerych I, Augustin G, Kenig J, Khokha V, Tranà C, Kok KY, Mefire AC, Lee JG, Hong SK, Segovia Lohse HA, Ghnnam W, Verni A, Lohsiriwat V, Siribumrungwong B, Tavares A, Baiocchi G, Das K, Jarry J, Zida M, Sato N, Murata K, Shoko T, Irahara T, Hamedelneel AO, Naidoo N, Adesunkanmi AR, Kobe Y, Attri A, Sharma R, Coccolini F, El Zalabany T, Khalifa KA, Sanjuan J, Barnabé R, Ishii W.
World J Emerg Surg. 2013 Jan 3;8(1):1. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-8-1.

Severe adhesive small bowel obstruction.
Di Saverio S, Catena F, Kelly MD, Tugnoli G, Ansaloni L.
Front Med. 2012 Dec;6(4):436-9. doi: 10.1007/s11684-012-0221-7.

Complicated intra-abdominal infections in Europe: a comprehensive review of the CIAO study.
Sartelli M, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Leppaniemi A, Taviloglu K, van Goor H, Viale P, Lazzareschi DV, Coccolini F, Corbella D, de Werra C, Marrelli D, Colizza S, Scibè R, Alis H, Torer N, Navarro S, Sakakushev B, Massalou D, Augustin G, Catani M, Kauhanen S, Pletinckx P, Kenig J, Di Saverio S, Jovine E, Guercioni G, Skrovina M, Diaz-Nieto R, Ferrero A, Rausei S, Laine S, Major P, Angst E, Pittet O, Herych I, Agresta F, Vettoretto N, Poiasina E, Tepp J, Weiss G, Vasquez G, Vladov N, Tranà C, Delibegovic S, Dziki A, Giraudo G, Pereira J, Tzerbinis H, van Dellen D, Hutan M, Vereczkei A, Krasniqi A, Seretis C, Mesina C, Rems M, Campanile FC, Coletta P, Uotila-Nieminen M, Dente M, Bouliaris K, Lasithiotakis K, Khokha V, Zivanovic D, Smirnov D, Marinis A, Negoi I, Ney L, Bini R, Leon M, Aloia S, Huchon C, Moldovanu R, de Melo RB, Giakoustidis D, Ioannidis O, Cucchi M, Pintar T, Krivokapic Z, Petrovic J.
World J Emerg Surg. 2012 Nov 29;7(1):36. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-7-36.

Re: Appendectomy in pregnancy: evaluation of the risks of a negative appendectomy.
Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G, Sofia S, Masetti M, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Jovine E.
Am J Surg. 2012 Oct;204(4):560-1. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2011.09.004.

Prognostic criteria for postoperative mortality in 170 patients undergoing major right hepatectomy.
Filicori F, Keutgen XM, Zanello M, Ercolani G, Di Saverio S, Sacchetti F, Pinna AD, Grazi GL.
Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 2012 Oct;11(5):507-12.

Predictive factors of morbidity and mortality in grade IV and V liver trauma undergoing perihepatic packing: single institution 14 years experience at European trauma centre.
Di Saverio S, Catena F, Filicori F, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Keutgen XM, Giugni A, Coniglio C, Biscardi A, Cavallo P, Mengoli F, Masetti M, Cinquantini F, Gordini G, Tugnoli G.
Injury. 2012 Sep;43(9):1347-54. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2012.01.003.

Complicated intra-abdominal infections in Europe: preliminary data from the first three months of the CIAO Study.
Sartelli M, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Leppaniemi A, Taviloglu K, van Goor H, Viale P, Lazzareschi DV, de Werra C, Marrelli D, Colizza S, Scibé R, Alis H, Torer N, Navarro S, Catani M, Kauhanen S, Augustin G, Sakakushev B, Massalou D, Pletinckx P, Kenig J, Di Saverio S, Guercioni G, Rausei S, Laine S, Major P, Skrovina M, Angst E, Pittet O, Gerych I, Tepp J, Weiss G, Vasquez G, Vladov N, Tranà C, Vettoretto N, Delibegovic S, Dziki A, Giraudo G, Pereira J, Poiasina E, Tzerbinis H, Hutan M, Vereczkei A, Krasniqi A, Seretis C, Diaz-Nieto R, Mesina C, Rems M, Campanile FC, Agresta F, Coletta P, Uotila-Nieminen M, Dente M, Bouliaris K, Lasithiotakis K, Khokha V, Zivanović D, Smirnov D, Marinis A, Negoi I, Ney L, Bini R, Leon M, Aloia S, Huchon C, Moldovanu R, de Melo RB, Giakoustidis D, Ioannidis O, Cucchi M, Pintar T, Jovine E.
World J Emerg Surg. 2012 May 21;7(1):15. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-7-15.

Costal metastasis: A singular localization of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor.
Kawamukai K, Marucci G, Di Saverio S, Antonacci F, Porrello C, Boaron M.
Ann Thorac Med. 2012 Apr;7(2):104-6. doi: 10.4103/1817-1737.94533.

P.O.P.A. study: prevention of postoperative abdominal adhesions by icodextrin 4% solution after laparotomy for adhesive small bowel obstruction. A prospective randomized controlled trial.
Catena F, Ansaloni L, Di Saverio S, Pinna AD; World Society of Emergency Surgery.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Feb;16(2):382-8. doi: 10.1007/s11605-011-1736-y.

Re: Male gender is a risk factor for recurrent appendicitis following nonoperative treatment.
Di Saverio S, Coccolini F, Pisano M, Catena F, Jovine E, Tugnoli G, Ansaloni L.
World J Surg. 2012 Feb;36(2):486-7; author reply 488-9. doi: 10.1007/s00268-011-1278-1.

Non operative management of liver and spleen traumatic injuries: a giant with clay feet.
Di Saverio S, Moore EE, Tugnoli G, Naidoo N, Ansaloni L, Bonilauri S, Cucchi M, Catena F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2012 Jan 23;7(1):3. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-7-3.

Microscopic margins of resection influence primary gastrointestinal stromal tumor survival.
Catena F, Di Battista M, Ansaloni L, Pantaleo M, Fusaroli P, Di Scioscio V, Santini D, Nannini M, Saponara M, Ponti G, Persiani R, Delrio P, Coccolini F, Di Saverio S, Biasco G, Lazzareschi D, Pinna A; GISTologist Study Group.
Onkologie. 2012;35(11):645-8. doi: 10.1159/000343585. Epub 2012 Oct 16. Erratum in: Onkologie. 2013;36(1-2):45.

Dyspnea and large bowel obstruction: a misleading Chilaiditi syndrome.
Antonacci N, Di Saverio S, Biscardi A, Giorgini E, Villani S, Tugnoli G.
Am J Surg. 2011 Nov;202(5):e45-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2010.10.003.

Management and outcome of 308 cases of liver trauma in Bologna Trauma Center in 10 years.
Clemente N, Di Saverio S, Giorgini E, Biscardi A, Villani S, Senatore G, Filicori F, Antonacci N, Baldoni F, Tugnoli G.
Ann Ital Chir. 2011 Sep-Oct;82(5):351-9.

Open abdomen with concomitant enteroatmospheric fistula: validation, refinements, and adjuncts to a novel approach.
Di Saverio S, Villani S, Biscardi A, Giorgini E, Tugnoli G.
J Trauma. 2011 Sep;71(3):760-2. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318216e340.

Mediastinal germ cell tumour with massive pulmonary involvement.
Kawamukai K, Di Saverio S, Antonacci F, Lacava N, Boaron M.
BMJ Case Rep. 2011 Aug 11;2011. pii: bcr1220103671. doi: 10.1136/bcr.12.2010.3671.

Use of porcine small intestine submucosa prostheses in contaminated hernia repair.
Catena F, Ansaloni L, Di Saverio S, Cocccolini F, Vallicelli C, Lazzareschi D, Campanelli G, Pinna A.
ANZ J Surg. 2011 Jul-Aug;81(7-8):576-7.

A prospective, multi centre, randomized clinical study to compare the efficacy and safety of Ertapenem 3 days versus Ampicillin-Sulbactam 3 days in the treatment of localized community acquired intra-abdominal infection. (T.E.A. Study: Three days Ertapenem vs three days Ampicillin-sulbactam).
Coccolini F, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Ercolani G, Di Saverio S, Gazzotti F, Lazzareschi D, Pinna AD.
BMC Gastroenterol. 2011 Apr 18;11:42. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-11-42.

Pandora’s box: a threatening foreign body.
Giorgini E, Di Saverio S, Biscardi A, Villani S, Clemente N, Antonacci N, Tugnoli G.
BMJ Case Rep. 2011 Apr 15;2011. pii: bcr0620103110. doi: 10.1136/bcr.06.2010.3110.

Prognosis and treatment of pancreaticoduodenal traumatic injuries: which factors are predictors of outcome?
Antonacci N, Di Saverio S, Ciaroni V, Biscardi A, Giugni A, Cancellieri F, Coniglio C, Cavallo P, Giorgini E, Baldoni F, Gordini G, Tugnoli G.
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2011 Mar;18(2):195-201. doi: 10.1007/s00534-010-0329-6.

The NOTA study: non-operative treatment for acute appendicitis: prospective study on the efficacy and safety of antibiotic treatment (amoxicillin and clavulanic acid) in patients with right sided lower abdominal pain.
Tugnoli G, Giorgini E, Biscardi A, Villani S, Clemente N, Senatore G, Filicori F, Antonacci N, Baldoni F, De Werra C, Di Saverio S.
BMJ Open. 2011 Feb 23;1(1):e000006. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2010-000006.

Closure of the LAPSIS trial (Br J Surg 2010; 97: 1598).
Catena F, Coccolini F, Ansaloni L, Di Saverio S, Pinna AD.
Br J Surg. 2011 Feb;98(2):319; discussion 319-20. doi: 10.1002/bjs.7408.

Evidence-based review of enhancing postoperative recovery after breast surgery (Br J Surg 2011; 98: 181-196).
Di Saverio S.
Br J Surg. 2011 Feb;98(2):197. doi: 10.1002/bjs.7338.

Bologna Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction (ASBO): 2010 Evidence-Based Guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery.
Catena F, Di Saverio S, Kelly MD, Biffl WL, Ansaloni L, Mandalà V, Velmahos GC, Sartelli M, Tugnoli G, Lupo M, Mandalà S, Pinna AD, Sugarbaker PH, Van Goor H, Moore EE, Jeekel J.
World J Emerg Surg. 2011 Jan 21;6:5. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-6-5.

Small bowel emergency surgery: literature’s review.
Vallicelli C, Coccolini F, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Montori G, Di Saverio S, Pinna AD.
World J Emerg Surg. 2011 Jan 7;6(1):1. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-6-1.

Refinement in the technique of perihepatic packing: a safe and effective surgical hemostasis and multidisciplinary approach can improve the outcome in severe liver trauma.
Baldoni F, Di Saverio S, Antonacci N, Coniglio C, Giugni A, Montanari N, Biscardi A, Villani S, Gordini G, Tugnoli G.
Am J Surg. 2011 Jan;201(1):e5-e14. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2010.05.015.

Acute postoperative cardiac herniation.
Kawamukai K, Antonacci F, Di Saverio S, Boaron M.
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2011 Jan;12(1):73-4. doi: 10.1510/icvts.2010.245282.

Backstabbing.
Kawamukai K, Antonacci F, Parri SN, Di Saverio S, Boaron M.
J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2011 Jan;4(1):146. doi: 10.4103/0974-2700.76813.

Combined pneumothorax and pneumoperitoneum following blunt trauma: an insidious diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma.
Di Saverio S, Filicori F, Kawamukai K, Boaron M, Tugnoli G.
Postgrad Med J. 2011 Jan;87(1023):75-8. doi: 10.1136/pgmj.2010.110262.

Guidelenines in the management of obstructing cancer of the left colon: consensus conference of the world society of emergency surgery (WSES) and peritoneum and surgery (PnS) society.
Ansaloni L, Andersson RE, Bazzoli F, Catena F, Cennamo V, Di Saverio S, Fuccio L, Jeekel H, Leppäniemi A, Moore E, Pinna AD, Pisano M, Repici A, Sugarbaker PH, Tuech JJ.
World J Emerg Surg. 2010 Dec 28;5:29. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-5-29.

Bizarre behaviour, bizarre intruder and bizarre bowel obstruction.
Di Saverio S, Catena F, Coccolini F, Gazzotti F, Filicori F, Ansaloni L.
BMJ Case Rep. 2010 Nov 12;2010. pii: bcr1120092486. doi: 10.1136/bcr.11.2009.2486.

Concomitant intestinal obstruction: a misleading diagnostic pitfall.
Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G, Ansaloni L, Catena F, Biscardi A, Jovine E, Baldoni F.
BMJ Case Rep. 2010 Nov 12;2010. pii: bcr0820092177. doi: 10.1136/bcr.08.2009.2177.

Diverticulum of the midthoracic oesophagus and left diaphragmatic relaxation.
Antonacci N, Sciannamea G, Antonacci F, Casadei R, Ricci C, Di Saverio S, Minni F.
BMJ Case Rep. 2010 Nov 5;2010. pii: bcr0420102950. doi: 10.1136/bcr.04.2010.2950.

Images in clinical medicine. Air in the middle of the abdomen.
Catena F, Di Saverio S.
N Engl J Med. 2010 Oct 28;363(18):e28. doi: 10.1056/NEJMicm0804366.

Packing for damage control of nontraumatic intra-abdominal massive hemorrhages.
Filicori F, Di Saverio S, Casali M, Biscardi A, Baldoni F, Tugnoli G.
World J Surg. 2010 Sep;34(9):2064-8. doi: 10.1007/s00268-010-0667-1.

[The Elhers-Danlos syndrome: an insidious pathology. Presentation of a familiary group].
Giordani A, Tugnoli G, di Saverio S, Villani S, Biscardi A, Senatore G, Giorgini E, Baldoni F.
Ann Ital Chir. 2010 Jan-Feb;81(1):31-5. Italian.

Prospective analysis of 101 consecutive cases of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis operated with harmonic scalpel.
Catena F, Ansaloni L, Di Saverio S, Gazzotti F, Coccolini F, Pinna AD.
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2009 Aug;19(4):312-6. doi: 10.1097/SLE.0b013e3181b16662.

A 73-year-old man with long-term immobility presenting with abdominal pain.
Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G, Orlandi PE, Casali M, Catena F, Biscardi A, Pillay O, Baldoni F.
PLoS Med. 2009 Jul 14;6(7):e1000092. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000092.

Systemic cytokine response after emergency and elective surgery for colorectal carcinoma.
Catena F, Ansaloni L, Avanzolini A, Di Saverio S, D’Alessandro L, Maldini Casadei M, Pinna A.
Int J Colorectal Dis. 2009 Jul;24(7):803-8. doi: 10.1007/s00384-009-0677-3.

A tenacious complete small bowel obstruction.
Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G, Catena F, Biscardi A, Baldoni F.
Gut. 2009 Jun;58(6):812, 891. doi: 10.1136/gut.2008.171660.

The HAC Trial (Harmonic for Acute Cholecystitis) Study. Randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of Harmonic(H) versus Monopolar Diathermy (M) for laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) for acute cholecystitis (AC) in adults.
Catena F, Ansaloni L, Di Saverio S, Gazzotti F, Coccolini F, Pinna AD.
Trials. 2009 May 26;10:34. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-10-34.

Colonic perforation after renal transplantation: risk factor analysis.
Coccolini F, Catena F, Di Saverio S, Ansaloni L, Faenza A, Pinna AD.
Transplant Proc. 2009 May;41(4):1189-90. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2009.02.064.

Comparison of quality control for trauma management between Western and Eastern European trauma center.
Calderale SM, Sandru R, Tugnoli G, Di Saverio S, Beuran M, Ribaldi S, Coletti M, Gambale G, Paun S, Russo L, Baldoni F.
World J Emerg Surg. 2008 Nov 19;3:32. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-3-32.

[Penetrating abdominal trauma: 20 years experience in a Western European Trauma Center].
Casali M, Di Saverio S, Tugnoli G, Biscardi A, Villani S, Cancellieri F, Ciaroni V, Giordani A, Gordini G, Baldoni F.
Ann Ital Chir. 2008 Nov-Dec;79(6):399-407. Italian.

A retrospective review with long term follow up of 11,400 cases of pure mucinous breast carcinoma.
Di Saverio S, Gutierrez J, Avisar E.
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2008 Oct;111(3):541-7.

Water-soluble contrast medium (gastrografin) value in adhesive small intestine obstruction (ASIO): a prospective, randomized, controlled, clinical trial.
Di Saverio S, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Gavioli M, Valentino M, Pinna AD.
World J Surg. 2008 Oct;32(10):2293-304. doi: 10.1007/s00268-008-9694-6.

Houdini’s last deception (or, Aristotle’s bowel).
Tugnoli G, Di Saverio S, Casadei GP, Biscardi A, Baldoni F.
Lancet. 2008 Sep 6;372(9641):862. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(08)61338-0.

259 Patients with DCIS of the breast applying USC/Van Nuys prognostic index: a retrospective review with long term follow up.
Di Saverio S, Catena F, Santini D, Ansaloni L, Fogacci T, Mignani S, Leone A, Gazzotti F, Gagliardi S, De Cataldis A, Taffurelli M.
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2008 Jun;109(3):405-16.

The ACTIVE (Acute Cholecystitis Trial Invasive Versus Endoscopic) study: multicenter randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of laparoscopic (LC) versus open (LTC) surgery for acute cholecystitis (AC) in adults.
Catena F, Ansaloni L, Di Saverio S, Gazzotti F, Gagliardi S, Coccolini F, D’Alessandro L, Ercolani G, Talarico C, Bassi UA, Leone L, Calzolari F, Pinna AD.
Trials. 2008 Jan 10;9:1. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-9-1.

Adenomyoepithelioma of the Breast: An Intricate Diagnostic Problem.
Catena F, Santini D, Di Saverio S, Ansaloni L, Taffurelli M.
Breast Care (Basel). 2008;3(2):125-127.

Immune response to small intestinal submucosa (surgisis) implant in humans: preliminary observations.
Ansaloni L, Cambrini P, Catena F, Di Saverio S, Gagliardi S, Gazzotti F, Hodde JP, Metzger DW, D’Alessandro L, Pinna AD.
J Invest Surg. 2007 Jul-Aug;20(4):237-41.

Use of porcine dermal collagen graft (Permacol) for hernia repair in contaminated fields.
Catena F, Ansaloni L, Gazzotti F, Gagliardi S, Di Saverio S, D’Alessandro L, Pinna AD.
Hernia. 2007 Feb;11(1):57-60.

Skin angiosarcoma arising in an irradiated breast: case-report and literature review.
Catena F, Santini D, Di Saverio S, Laneve A, Ansaloni L, Fogacci T, Gagliardi S, Gazzotti F, Guidi G, De Cataldis A, Taffurelli M.
Dermatol Surg. 2006 Mar;32(3):447-55.

Small bowel tumours in emergency surgery: specificity of clinical presentation.
Catena F, Ansaloni L, Gazzotti F, Gagliardi S, Di Saverio S, De Cataldis A, Taffurelli M.
ANZ J Surg. 2005 Nov;75(11):997-9.

Bowel carcinoid tumors in an emergency setting report of 14 cases.
Catena F, Ansaloni L, De Cataldis A, Di Saverio S, Gagliardi S, Peruzzi S, La Donna M, Cambrini P, Gazzotti F, Agrusti S, Santini D, Tommassetti P, Taffurelli M.
Suppl Tumori. 2005 May-Jun;4(3):S151.

[Clinico-statistical studies of the use of oral hypoglycemic agents in the therapy of diabetes: critical evaluation of their effectiveness and tolerance].
Torri A, Zanni A, Roncaia R, Di Saverio S.
Clin Ter. 1977 Jul 15;82(1):45-56. Italian.

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