R Pezzilli

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Exocrine pancreas involvement in celiac disease: a review
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive Diseases, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 8:167-72. 2014
  2. doi Selecting families eligible for pancreatic cancer screening: another brick in the wall for the early detection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and its precursors.
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 44:539-40. 2012
  3. pmc Implications and issues related to familial pancreatic cancer: a cohort study of hospitalized patients
    Martina Mughetti
    Department of Diagnostic and Preventive Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 16:6. 2016
  4. pmc The problems of radiofrequency ablation as an approach for advanced unresectable ductal pancreatic carcinoma
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Cancers (Basel) 2:1419-31. 2010
  5. pmc Does ablation technique utilized in the management of unresectable locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma?
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Cancers (Basel) 2:2098-9. 2010
  6. ncbi Applicability of a checklist for the diagnosis and treatment of severe exocrine pancreatic insufficiency: a survey on the management of pancreatic maldigestion in Italy
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive System, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy, for Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Coverage EPIc Network
    Panminerva Med 58:245-252. 2016
  7. pmc NSAIDs and Acute Pancreatitis: A Systematic Review
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Pharmaceuticals (Basel) 3:558-571. 2010
  8. ncbi Serum tumor markers not useful in screening patients with pancreatic mucinous cystic lesions associated with malignant changes
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive System, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 15:553-557. 2016
  9. ncbi Alcohol Abuse and Pancreatic Diseases: An Overview
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive System, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 9:102-6. 2015
  10. doi Quality of life in patients with long-standing chronic non-pathological pancreatic hyperenzymemia
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive System, Department of Radiology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Pancreatology 15:131-5. 2015

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  1. ncbi Exocrine pancreas involvement in celiac disease: a review
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive Diseases, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 8:167-72. 2014
    ....
  2. doi Selecting families eligible for pancreatic cancer screening: another brick in the wall for the early detection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and its precursors.
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 44:539-40. 2012
  3. pmc Implications and issues related to familial pancreatic cancer: a cohort study of hospitalized patients
    Martina Mughetti
    Department of Diagnostic and Preventive Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 16:6. 2016
    ..Thus, we aimed to evaluate the frequency of familial pancreatic cancer in a population of hospitalized patients with pancreatic cancer...
  4. pmc The problems of radiofrequency ablation as an approach for advanced unresectable ductal pancreatic carcinoma
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Cancers (Basel) 2:1419-31. 2010
    ..5 months (range of 1-33 months). In conclusion, RFA is a feasible technique: however, its safety and long-term results are disappointing; Thus, the RFA procedure should not be recommended in clinical practice for a PC patient. ..
  5. pmc Does ablation technique utilized in the management of unresectable locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma?
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Cancers (Basel) 2:2098-9. 2010
    ..Radiofrequency ablation in the management of advanced pancreatic cancer should be no longer utilized in patients with locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma. ..
  6. ncbi Applicability of a checklist for the diagnosis and treatment of severe exocrine pancreatic insufficiency: a survey on the management of pancreatic maldigestion in Italy
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive System, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy, for Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Coverage EPIc Network
    Panminerva Med 58:245-252. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to produce a rapid checklist capable of identifying EPI in outpatients and evaluating whether the educational project is able to modify the clinical practice of participant gastroenterologists...
  7. pmc NSAIDs and Acute Pancreatitis: A Systematic Review
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Pharmaceuticals (Basel) 3:558-571. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi Serum tumor markers not useful in screening patients with pancreatic mucinous cystic lesions associated with malignant changes
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive System, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 15:553-557. 2016
    ..We also evaluated whether serum CA19-9 and CEA determinations provide additional information such as the presence of invasive carcinoma in MPN patients...
  9. ncbi Alcohol Abuse and Pancreatic Diseases: An Overview
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive System, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 9:102-6. 2015
    ..The diagnosis of acute pancreatitis is based on the presence of abdominal pain, serum increase of pancreatic enzymes or their presence in urine and/or the presence of alterations of the pancreas imaging...
  10. doi Quality of life in patients with long-standing chronic non-pathological pancreatic hyperenzymemia
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive System, Department of Radiology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Pancreatology 15:131-5. 2015
    ..No information is available regarding the quality of life of these subjects...
  11. ncbi Enlarged pancreas: not always a cancer
    Lucia Calculli
    Departments of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 14:107-8. 2015
    ..MRI confirmed the diagnosis of fat pancreas. Enlarged pancreas is not always a cancer, but pancreatic steatosis is characterized by pancreatic enlargement. MRI could give a definite diagnosis of pancreatic steatosis or cancer. ..
  12. doi Different reconstruction techniques after pancreatoduodenectomy do not affect clinical and patient reported outcomes
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Adv Med Sci 59:151-5. 2014
    ..To evaluate the quality of life in a 2-year follow-up study in consecutive subjects who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy with different reconstruction techniques: pancreaticojejunostomy or pancreaticogastrostomy...
  13. ncbi Antioxidant treatment for acute pancreatitis
    Leonardo H Eusebi
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 8:154-61. 2014
    ..Some patents relevant to treatment of acute pancreatitis have also been reviewed in this article. ..
  14. doi Maffucci Syndrome with Hemangioma of the Liver.
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Sant Orsola M Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 3:1-4. 2009
    ....
  15. pmc Autoimmune pancreatitis associated with high levels of chromogranin a, serotonin and 5-hydroxyindoleacetic Acid
    Elisabetta Nobili
    Institute of Hematology and Medical Oncology L and A Seragnoli, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 2:11-7. 2008
    ..This is one of the few cases of mass forming pancreatitis with small lymphocytic infiltrate found in a Caucasian patient and rapid decrease in size of the pancreatic mass following short-lasting therapy with methylprednisolone...
  16. pmc Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma associated with autoimmune pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 5:378-85. 2011
    ..We must carefully monitor AIP patients for the simultaneous presence of pancreatic cancer, even when a diagnosis of AIP is confirmed...
  17. ncbi Antioxidants are not useful in reducing both pain and inflammation in chronic pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 8:19-23. 2014
    ..We have reviewed the current knowledge and recent patents on this topic and, at present, we do not recommend this therapeutic approach and additional studies are required for reconsidering this interesting therapeutic option. ..
  18. pmc Is diabetes mellitus a risk factor for pancreatic cancer?
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 19:4861-6. 2013
    ..At present, the answer to the as to whether diabetes and pancreatic cancer comes first similar to the adage of the chicken and the egg is that diabetes is the egg. ..
  19. ncbi Time course of proadrenomedullin in the early phase of septic shock. A comparative study with other proinflammatory proteins
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Panminerva Med 54:211-7. 2012
    ..It has been shown that pro-adrenomedullin is a good marker of the severity of septic shock but there are no data on the early changes in serum pro-adrenomedullin concentrations in patients with shock...
  20. ncbi A prospective multicentre survey on the treatment of acute pancreatitis in Italy
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:838-46. 2007
    ..The Italian Association for the Study of the Pancreas released a diagnostic and therapeutic algorithm for acute pancreatitis in 1999...
  21. ncbi Assessment of the quality of life in chronic pancreatitis using Sf-12 and EORTC Qlq-C30 questionnaires
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:1077-86. 2007
    ..SF-12 Health Survey, and European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of life Questionnaire-C30 are the two main questionnaires proposed and validated for assessing the quality of life in chronic pancreatitis...
  22. pmc Acute recurrent pancreatitis: an autoimmune disease?
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti, 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:999-1006. 2008
    ....
  23. doi Diagnosis and treatment of acute pancreatitis: the position statement of the Italian Association for the study of the pancreas
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna
    Dig Liver Dis 40:803-8. 2008
    ..The refeeding is a crucial topic in patients who have recovered from an acute episode of mild acute pancreatitis, but there are very few studies on this issue...
  24. doi Serum adhesion molecules in acute pancreatitis: time course and early assessment of disease severity
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 37:36-41. 2008
    ..Fifteen consecutive acute pancreatitis patients (10 patients with the mild and 5 with the severe disease) admitted to the hospital within 6 hours after the onset of pain and 15 age- and sex-matched healthy subjects...
  25. doi Chronic asymptomatic pancreatic hyperenzymemia is a benign condition in only half of the cases: a prospective study
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:888-93. 2009
    ..Prospectively to evaluate patients with chronic asymptomatic pancreatic hyperenzymemia in order to identify possible pancreatic and non-pancreatic diseases...
  26. pmc Chronic pancreatitis: maldigestion, intestinal ecology and intestinal inflammation
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 15:1673-6. 2009
    ....
  27. doi Patient-reported outcomes in patients with endocrine tumors of the ileum
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:689-94. 2010
    ..Patients with ileal endocrine tumors have a good survival rate...
  28. ncbi Exocrine pancreatic function during the early recovery phase of acute pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 8:316-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to prospectively assess the exocrine pancreatic function in patients with acute pancreatitis at the time of their refeeding...
  29. pmc Etiology of chronic pancreatitis: has it changed in the last decade?
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 15:4737-40. 2009
    ....
  30. pmc Patient-reported outcomes in subjects with neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 15:5067-73. 2009
    ..To assess the patient-reported outcomes (PROs) of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (PNET) patients...
  31. doi Serum leptin, but not adiponectin and receptor for advanced glycation end products, is able to distinguish autoimmune pancreatitis from both chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic neoplasms
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:93-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper was to evaluate the circulating concentrations of receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE), leptin and adiponectin in patients with chronic pancreatic diseases...
  32. doi Pharmacotherapy for acute pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Ospedale Sant Orsola Malpighi, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia, Bologna, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:2999-3014. 2009
    ..Thus, analgesia, supportive care, and treatment of the pulmonary and renal complications remain the cornerstones of the treatment of acute pancreatitis, especially in the severe form of the disease...
  33. pmc Alcoholic pancreatitis: pathogenesis, incidence and treatment with special reference to the associated pain
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2763-82. 2009
    ..Finally, recent therapeutic studies which have shown medical or surgical approaches capable of reducing the pain episodes in chronic pancreatitis patients will be described...
  34. ncbi The concept of autoimmune pancreatitis and its immunological backgrounds
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 6:125-36. 2010
    ..Finally, we have revised the current literature data on the imaging feature of AIP and the therapeutic modalities for curing AIP patients...
  35. doi Abdominal pain and ECG alteration: a simple diagnosis?
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive, Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Med Sci 55:333-6. 2010
    ..Physicians should keep in mind the possibility of an attack of pancreatitis in a patient with abdominal pain and ECG modifications who is a heavy drinker...
  36. ncbi The role of inflammation in patients with intraductal mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas and in those with pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:3801-5. 2010
    ..There are very few data regarding inflammation in patients with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) of the pancreas...
  37. doi Practical guidelines for acute pancreatitis
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, IT 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 10:523-35. 2010
    ..The following is a summary of the official guidelines of the Italian Association for the Study of the Pancreas regarding the medical, endoscopic and surgical management of acute pancreatitis...
  38. doi Plasma concentrations of angiogenetic factors and angiogenetic inhibitors in patients with ductal pancreatic neoplasms. A pilot study
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:1047-51. 2011
    ....
  39. ncbi Tyrosine kinase inhibitors, pancreatic hyperenzymemia and acute pancreatitis: a review
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 5:165-8. 2011
    ..Recent patents on tyrosine kinase inhibitors and acute pancreatitis are pointed out in this review...
  40. ncbi Is the pancreas affected in patients with septic shock?--a prospective study
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 10:191-5. 2011
    ....
  41. doi Clinical and patient-reported outcomes after pancreatoduodenectomy for different diseases: a follow-up study
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 40:938-45. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate clinical features and quality of life (QoL) in a 2-year follow-up study in subjects who underwent pancreatic head resection (PHR)...
  42. doi Therapeutic management and clinical outcome of autoimmune pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas Unit, Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:1029-38. 2011
    ....
  43. ncbi Coffee and cancer of the pancreas: an Italian multicenter study
    L Gullo
    Institute of Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, St. Orsola Hospital, Italy
    Pancreas 11:223-9. 1995
    ..The results of this study, one of the largest of its type so far published, suggest that a causal relationship may exist between coffee consumption and pancreatic cancer...
  44. ncbi Risk of pancreatic cancer associated with cholelithiasis, cholecystectomy, or gastrectomy
    L Gullo
    Department of Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, St. Orsola Hospital, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 41:1065-8. 1996
    ..14; 95% confidence interval, 0.64-2.05). In conclusion, our study, one of the largest on this topic, has found no evidence for an association between cholelithiasis, cholecystectomy, or gastrectomy and pancreatic cancer...
  45. ncbi Rhabdomyolysis and acute pancreatitis
    R Pezzilli
    Emergency Department of Central Laboratory, Sant Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:168-71. 1999
    ..To establish the incidence of rhabdomyolysis in patients with acute pancreatitis and to determine the effectiveness of myoglobin in assessing the severity of the disease...
  46. ncbi The quality of life in patients with chronic pancreatitis evaluated using the SF-12 questionnaire: a comparative study with the SF-36 questionnaire
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:109-15. 2006
    ..In clinical practice there is the need to utilise a time saving questionnaire to assess the quality of life...
  47. ncbi Autoimmune pancreatitis: the classification puzzle
    L Fantini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Med Sci 52:71-5. 2007
  48. doi Evaluation of patient-reported outcome in subjects treated medically for acute pancreatitis: a follow-up study
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 9:375-82. 2009
    ..To explore the quality of life in patients treated medically during the acute phase of pancreatitis as well as at 2 and 12 months after discharge from the hospital...
  49. ncbi Behaviour of serum pancreatic enzymes in chronic pancreatitis
    R Pezzilli
    Emergency Department, Sant Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 32:233-7. 2000
    ..To establish whether serum pancreatic enzyme determination is useful in the identification of patients with chronic pancreatitis and in revealing the presence of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency..
  50. doi Gastric endocrine tumors type I: treatment with long-acting somatostatin analogs
    D Campana
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia and Dipartimento Clinico di Scienze Radiologiche ed Istopatologiche, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Endocr Relat Cancer 15:337-42. 2008
    ..This therapeutic approach should be considered as a valid option in selected patients with multiple type I gastric endocrine tumors...
  51. ncbi Serum prostate-specific antigen in pancreatic disease
    R Pezzilli
    Emergency Department, University of Bologna, Italy
    Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol 31:580-3. 1999
    ..In recent years, it has been reported that prostate-specific antigen may also be found in pancreatic tissue; however, very little evidence of serum levels of this protein in pancreatic disease has been forthcoming...
  52. doi Pancreatic and extrapancreatic lesions in patients with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: a single-centre experience
    L Calculli
    Department of Radiology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Radiol Med 115:442-52. 2010
    ....
  53. ncbi Pancreatic involvement in systemic sarcoidosis. A case report
    E Romboli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Sant Orsola Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:222-7. 2004
    ..Endoscopic ultrasonography represents the technique of choice used to confirm the clinical suspicion of pancreatic inflammation...
  54. ncbi Quality of life in patients with chronic pancreatitis
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:181-9. 2005
    ..Health-related quality of life is becoming a major issue in the evaluation of any therapeutic intervention in patients with chronic or hard to cure diseases...
  55. ncbi Endocrine pancreatic tumors: factors correlated with survival
    P Tomassetti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Ann Oncol 16:1806-10. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the survival rate of patients with endocrine tumors of the pancreas, functioning or non-functioning, associated or not with MEN 1 syndrome...
  56. doi Usefulness of serum IgG4 in the diagnosis and follow up of autoimmune pancreatitis: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Antonio M Morselli-Labate
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:15-36. 2009
    ..However, the heterogeneity of the studies published until now means that more studies are necessary in order to better evaluate the true accuracy of IgG4 in discriminating AIP versus other autoimmune diseases...
  57. ncbi Simultaneous serum assays of lipase and interleukin-6 for early diagnosis and prognosis of acute pancreatitis
    R Pezzilli
    Medicina d Urgenza e Pronto Soccorso, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia, Laboratorio Centralizzato, Sant Orsola Hospital, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Chem 45:1762-7. 1999
    ..Our aim was to evaluate whether the combined use of serum lipase and interleukin-6 or serum lipase and C-reactive protein is able to simultaneously establish both the diagnosis and the prognosis of acute pancreatitis...
  58. ncbi Time-course and clinical value of the urine trypsinogen-2 dipstick test in acute pancreatitis
    R Pezzilli
    Emergency Department, Sant Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:269-74. 2001
    ..Urine trypsinogen-2 has been suggested as a marker of damage due to acute pancreatitis. Our aim was to assess the time-course and the clinical value of this test in acute pancreatitis...
  59. ncbi Clinical usefulness of the serum carboxypeptidase B activation peptide in acute pancreatitis
    R Pezzilli
    Emergency Department, Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Central Laboratory, Sant Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna Bologna, Italy
    JOP 1:58-68. 2000
    ..To assess the sensitivity and specificity of the serum carboxypeptidase B activation peptide in diagnosing and determining the severity of acute pancreatitis...
  60. ncbi Relapses of biliary acute pancreatitis in patients with previous attack of biliary pancreatitis and gallbladder in situ
    P Billi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola M Malpigli Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:653-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate relapse of acute pancreatitis in patients with biliary pancreatitis in whom coexisting diseases or patient refusal have excluded cholecystectomy...
  61. ncbi Early activation of peripheral lymphocytes in human acute pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, St Orsola M Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:360-3. 2003
    ..The CD69 antigen is an indicator of early lymphocyte activation...
  62. doi Patient-reported outcomes and gut dysmotility in functional gastrointestinal disorders
    R F Cogliandro
    Department of Clinical Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 23:1084-91. 2011
    ..The present study compared clinical features, small bowel motility, and quality of life (QoL) in patients with CIIP or severe functional gastrointestinal disorders (SFGID), compared to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)...
  63. ncbi Fecal calprotectin and elastase 1 determinations in patients with pancreatic diseases: a possible link between pancreatic insufficiency and intestinal inflammation
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Gastroenterol 42:754-60. 2007
    ..Our aim was to assess fecal calprotectin in order to evaluate the presence of intestinal inflammation in patients with pancreatic disease...
  64. doi SPINK1 and PRSS1 mutations in benign pancreatic hyperenzymemia
    Lucio Gullo
    Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 37:31-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether mutations in SPINK1/PRSS1 genes are associated with benign pancreatic hyperenzymemia (BPH)...
  65. ncbi Prognostic factors in periampullary and pancreatic tumor resection in elderly patients
    R Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    World J Surg 30:1992-2001; discussion 2002-3. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to determine whether age alone or age plus some prognostic factors constitute contraindications to major pancreatic resections...
  66. ncbi Acute pancreatitis in children. An Italian multicentre study
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:343-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate the clinical, morphological and aetiological aspects of acute pancreatitis in children in Italy...
  67. ncbi Autoimmune pancreatitis associated with anisakis infection
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:273. 2007
  68. ncbi Steroid responsiveness and treatment regimen of steroids in acute autoimmune pancreatitis
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 54:407-14. 2008
    ..In this article, the authors will review recent updates in the steroid treatment of autoimmune pancreatitis...
  69. ncbi Clinical significance of chronic hyperamylasemia
    M Ventrucci
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, St. Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 36:1517-22. 1991
    ..In the patients with elevated pancreatic isoamylase, there was no clinical evidence of pancreatic damage, although a subclinical pancreatic involvement could not be excluded in some...
  70. ncbi Diabetic control after total pancreatectomy
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:420-2. 2006
  71. ncbi An update on recurrent acute pancreatitis: data from five European countries
    Lucio Gullo
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:1959-62. 2002
    ..In this study, we have sought to determine the relative frequency and mortality of recurrent acute pancreatitis, and also to update our knowledge of its etiological factors...
  72. ncbi Pancreatic involvement in Salmonella infection
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 4:200-6. 2003
    ..Salmonella has been identified as a causative agent of acute pancreatitis...
  73. ncbi Exocrine pancreatic function after alcoholic or biliary acute pancreatitis
    Marina Migliori
    Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 28:359-63. 2004
    ..The aim of this work was to study pancreatic function in patients who had had acute alcoholic or acute biliary pancreatitis...
  74. ncbi Autoimmune pancreatitis. A case mimicking carcinoma
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 5:527-30. 2004
  75. ncbi Pancreatic involvement in Von Hippel-Lindau disease: the role of integrated imaging
    Lucia Calculli
    Department of Radiology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 6:375-9. 2005
  76. ncbi Obesity and the risk of pancreatic cancer: an italian multicenter study
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 31:221-4. 2005
    ..The purpose of this work was to determine whether obesity is a risk factor for pancreatic cancer...
  77. ncbi Echo-enhanced ultrasonography: is it the future gold standard of imaging in acute pancreatitis?
    Emilio Brocchi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 6:464-6. 2005
    ..Most importantly, this technique should be also useful for following-up patients and it may be also an alternative to MRI in those patients in whom contrast-enhanced computed tomography cannot be carried out...
  78. ncbi New approaches for the treatment of acute pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    JOP 7:79-91. 2006
    ..Even if some studies exist on this issue, the question of optimal treatment is still unanswered. As in other diseases, obtaining results when treating patients with acute pancreatitis is difficult and will take continuous small steps...
  79. ncbi The quality of life in chronic pancreatitis: the clinical point of view
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 7:113-6. 2006
  80. ncbi Pancreatic solid-cystic papillary tumor: clinical features, imaging findings and operative management
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 7:137-44. 2006
    ..Surgery is the treatment of choice; it should be conservative in localized tumors, and aggressive, in non-localized tumors. The prognosis is very good, with long-term survival also in patients with metastases or unresectable tumors...
  81. pmc Management of acute pancreatitis: current knowledge and future perspectives
    Lorenzo Fantini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 1:16. 2006
    ..Of course, also in this case, we need adequate studies to test this hypothesis...
  82. ncbi [Lipase/amylase ratio and liver function tests for the etiological assessment of acute pancreatitis: facts and fiction]
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, Bologna
    Recenti Prog Med 97:477-80. 2006
    ..In this paper we will assess the markers able to early identify the etiology of this acute illness such as the liver function tests and the lipase/amylase ratio...
  83. ncbi The imaging of pancreatic exocrine solid tumors: the role of computed tomography and positron emission tomography
    Lucia Calculli
    Departments of Radiology, Internal Medicine, and Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna Bologna, Italy
    JOP 8:77-84. 2007
    ..In this paper, we describe the accuracy of computed tomography and positron emission tomography in the diagnosis of exocrine pancreatic cancer...
  84. ncbi Pancreatectomy for pancreatic disease and quality of life
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna Bologna, Italy
    JOP 8:118-31. 2007
    ..Despite the scarcity of studies assessing the quality of life in patients who underwent pancreatic surgery, there is the need to routinely assess well-being in patients who have been operated on...
  85. ncbi Quality of life and clinical indicators for chronic pancreatitis patients in a 2-year follow-up study
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 34:191-6. 2007
    ..There are no data available that evaluate the possible modifications of the quality of life during the clinical course of chronic pancreatitis. To evaluate the outcome for patients with chronic pancreatitis in a 2-year follow-up study...
  86. ncbi Thrombosed splenic artery aneurysm simulating a pancreatic body mass: can two entities be distinguished preoperatively thus avoiding diagnostic and therapeutic mistakes?
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgical and Anesthesiological Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    JOP 8:235-9. 2007
    ..Spiral computed tomography is the most sensitive diagnostic technique for this disease. Its primary treatment is interventional radiology; surgery is indicated in selected cases...
  87. ncbi Fecal calprotectin levels in patients with colonic polyposis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 53:47-51. 2008
    ..The usefulness of stool calprotectin determination in diagnosis of inflammatory disease of the colon has been reported; information about its usefulness for patients with polyposis are scarce, however...
  88. ncbi JOP. Journal of the Pancreas: "Is it easier to steer a Ferrari than to steer an online journal?" Considerations on a 'pancreatic' electronic journal at the beginning of its 8th year of publication
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    JOP 8:263-7. 2007
  89. doi Value of both WHO and TNM classification systems for patients with pancreatic endocrine tumors: results of a single-center series
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    World J Surg 33:2458-63. 2009
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the clinical relevance of the World Health Organization (WHO) and tumor node metastasis (TNM) classifications in patients affected by pancreatic endocrine tumors...
  90. doi Are there prognostic factors related to recurrence in pancreatic endocrine tumors?
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimenti di Scienze Chirurgiche, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 10:33-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the rate, site, time of recurrence and prognostic factors related to the appearance of recurrences in patients affected by pancreatic endocrine tumors (PETs)...
  91. doi Pancreatic endocrine tumors less than 4 cm in diameter: resect or enucleate? a single-center experience
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 39:825-8. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the postoperative and long-term survival of patients undergoing enucleation in small PETs...
  92. doi Total pancreatectomy: indications, operative technique, and results: a single centre experience and review of literature
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Updates Surg 62:41-6. 2010
    ....
  93. ncbi Assessment of complications according to the Clavien-Dindo classification after distal pancreatectomy
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery, Alma Mater Studiorum University of di Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital Bologna, Italy
    JOP 12:126-30. 2011
    ..The absence of a definition and a widely accepted ranking system to classify surgical complications has hampered proper interpretation of the surgical outcome...
  94. ncbi Multicentre comparative study of two schedules of gabexate mesilate in the treatment of acute pancreatitis. Italian Acute Pancreatitis Study Group
    R Pezzilli
    Emergency Department, Sant Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 33:49-57. 2001
    ..To compare the efficacy of two different schedules of gabexate mesilate (900 mg/day, or 1,500 mg/day) in the treatment of severe acute pancreatitis...
  95. ncbi A meal stimulation test in the diagnosis of pancreatic endocrine tumors in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
    M Migliori
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Hospital, Italy
    Endocrine 17:229-32. 2002
    ..The determination of serum PP and gastrin levels after a meal stimulation test in patients with MEN 1 adds no information about the presence of pancreatic endocrine tumors over that provided by basal values of the two peptides...
  96. ncbi Oil-lubricated colonoscopy: easier and less painful?
    E Brocchi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Endoscopy 37:340-5. 2005
    ..Methods of lubrication are rarely considered to be a matter for study in gastrointestinal endoscopy. We evaluated a new technique, i. e. the release of seed oil in discrete amounts from the tip of the scope during colonoscopy...
  97. doi Effect of early antibiotic prophylaxis with ertapenem and meropenem in experimental acute pancreatitis in rats
    Fausto Catena
    Transplant, General and Emergency Surgery DPT, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 16:328-32. 2009
    ..The effect of two antibiotic treatments for early prophylaxis was studied in the taurocholate model of necrotizing pancreatitis in the rat...
  98. ncbi Anesthesiological risk and endoscopic sphincterotomy in acute biliary pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola M Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 26:334-8. 2003
    ..The rate of complications after endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) is about 10%, and early complications have been reported in 20% of patients considered unfit for surgery...
  99. ncbi Effect of secretin on serum pancreatic enzymes and on the Wirsung duct in chronic nonpathological pancreatic hyperenzymemia
    Lucio Gullo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 3:191-4. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to increase our understanding of this condition by determining the serum pancreatic enzyme response as well as changes in the caliber of the Wirsung duct after secretin stimulation...