Armando Gabbrielli
University of Verona
Internal medicineRadiologySurgeryPathologyRetrospective cohort studyProspective cohort studyBiopsyPancreatitisAcute pancreatitisAutoimmune pancreatitisEndoscopyJaundicePancreasPancreatic ductPancreatic cancerEndoscopic ultrasoundIn patientGeneral surgeryMedicineGastroenterology
Publications 187
#2Livia Archibugi (UniSR: Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)H-Index: 13
Last. Enrique de-MadariaH-Index: 18
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OBJECTIVES post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) acute pancreatitis (PEP) is a frequent complication of this endoscopic procedure. Chronic statin intake has been linked to lower incidence and severity of acute pancreatitis (AP). Periprocedural rectal administration of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is protective against PEP, but the role of chronic acetylsalicylic-acid (ASA) treatment is unclear. We aimed to investigate whether statins and chronic ASA intake are assoc...
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Background and study aims COVID-19 has dramatically impacted endoscopy practice because upper endoscopy procedures can be aerosol-generating. Most elective procedures have been rescheduled. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is frequently performed in emergency or urgent settings in which rescheduling is not possible. We evaluated the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on ERCP in Italy during the SARS-CoV-2 lockdown, in areas with high incidence of COVID-19. Patients and methods ...
Background and Study Aims On contrast-enhanced imaging studies, nonhypovascular (i. e., isovascular and hypervascular) patterns can be observed in solid pancreatic lesions (SPLs) of different nature, prognosis, and management. We aimed to identify endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) features of nonhypovascular SPLs associated with malignancy/aggressiveness. The secondary aims were EUS tissue acquisition (EUS-TA) outcome and safety in this setting of patients. Patients and Methods This prospective observ...
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#1Mohan RamchandaniH-Index: 21
#2Sundeep LakhtakiaH-Index: 21
Last. D. Nageshwar ReddyH-Index: 31
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ABSTRACT Background & Aims Benign biliary strictures (BBS) are complications of chronic pancreatitis (CP). Endotherapy using multiple plastic stents (MPS) or a fully covered self-expanding metal stent (FCSEMS) are acceptable treatment options for biliary obstructive symptoms in these patients. Methods Patients with symptomatic CP-associated BBS enrolled in a multicenter randomized noninferiority trial comparing 12-month treatment with MPS versus FCSEMS. Primary outcome was stricture resolution s...
#2Serena AmmendolaH-Index: 2
Last. Erminia ManfrinH-Index: 25
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Abstract Background/objectives Studies comparing EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) with EUS-guided fine-needle biopsy (EUS-FNB) for the evaluation of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) are lacking. We aimed at comparing EUS-FNA with EUS-FNB in terms of Ki-67 proliferative index (PI) estimation capability, cellularity of the samples, and reliability of Ki-67 PI/tumor grading compared with surgical specimens. Methods Patients diagnosed with pNETs on EUS and/or surgical specimens we...
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#1Jessica Cassiani (University of Verona)
#2Stefano Francesco Crinò (University of Verona)H-Index: 13
Last. Corrado Pedrazzani (University of Verona)H-Index: 33
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A 57-year-old woman with epigastric pain was diagnosed with a 6-cm abdominal cystic lesion of unclear origin on cross-sectional imaging. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) demonstrated a unilocular cyst located between the pancreas, gastric wall, and left adrenal gland, with a regular wall filled with dense fluid with multiple hyperechoic floating spots. A 19-G needle was used to puncture the cyst, but no fluid could be aspirated. Therefore, EUS-guided through-the-needle biopsy (EUS-TTNB) was performed...
Abstract Background We aimed to assess factors impacting the endoscopic minor papilla sphincterotomy (EMPS) success rate, clinical efficacy, and safety in a large cohort of patients with symptomatic pancreas divisum (PD). Methods Retrospective study including patients with PD referred to the Pancreas Institute of Verona from May 2009 to May 2020 to undergo EMPS. The whole population was analyzed to assess EMPS technical success, defined as the rate of deep cannulation of the dorsal duct. Patient...
#1Gloria Tacchella (University of Verona)
#2Odenca Gjermeni (University of Verona)
Last. Nicola Martinelli (University of Verona)H-Index: 54
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The interest for pancreatic neoplasm ablation under endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) guidance has increased during the last decade because of technology advancement and availability of dedicated devices for thermal ablation. The most commonly used technique is radiofrequency ablation (RFA). Currently, three needle-electrodes and one "through-the-needle" probe are available. Published studies mainly demonstrated the feasibility and safety of the procedure. However, the role of EUS-RFA for the treatmen...
#1Livia ArchibugiH-Index: 13
#2G CiarfagliaH-Index: 1
Last. G. CapursoH-Index: 2
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