The University of Siena PhD Course in
Genetics, Oncology and Clinical Medicine


PhD Graduate

Andrea FONTANI  

PhD Program years: 2009 - 2013







PUBLICATIONS DURING THE PHD PROGRAM
  1. Is routine pathological examination necessary in appendectomy for acute appendicitis?
    Martellucci J, Fontani A, Tanzini G.
    Int J Colorectal Dis. 2009 Oct;24(10):1243.

  2. Training in laparoscopic surgery using home-made simulators.
    Martellucci J, Fontani A, Papi F, Tanzini G.
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2010 Oct;20(5):357-9.

  3. Care with regard to details improves the outcome of Longo mucoprolapsectomy: long term follow up.
    Calomino N, Martellucci J, Fontani A, Papi F, Cetta F, Tanzini G.
    Updates Surg. 2011 Sep;63(3):151-4. Epub 2011 May 21.

  4. Outcome of surgical treatment of colorectal cancer in the elderly.
    Fontani A, Martellucci J, Civitelli S, Tanzini G.
    Updates Surg. 2011 Dec;63(4):233-7. Epub 2011 Jun 10.

ABSTRACTS OF CONFERENCE DURING THE PHD PROGRAM


       1. Safety and efficacy of a new well tolerated bowel preparation protocol for laparoscopic anterior resection for rectal cancer.
          Presented in: Scientific & Annual Meeting, Vienna, 26-28 September 2012

      2. Role of reoperative bowel preparation before sacral nerve modulation for constipation. Presented in: ESCP's 7th Scientific &                Annual Meeting, Vienna, 26-28 September 2012

      3. Colonic electrical stimulation for slow transit constipation. Presented in: ESCP's 7th Scientific & Annual Meeting, Vienna, 26-28            September 2012

      4. Laparoscopic total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer: long-term results. Presented in: ESCP's 7th Scientific & Annual                      Meeting, Vienna, 26-28 September 2012

      5. Ultrasound guided tined lead quadripolar electrode placement for sacral nerve modulation. Presented in: ESCP's 7th Scientific           & Annual Meeting, Vienna, 26-28 September 2012

      6. Outcome of surgical treatment of colorectal cancer in the elderly. Presented in: XXIV Congresso Nazionale SPIGC, Napoli, 13-            16/10/2011

      7. Outcome of surgical treatment of colorectal cancer in the elderly. Presented in: XXII Congresso Nazionale ACOI                                VIdeochirurgia, Napoli, 6-8/6/2012


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