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1: Nicotera A, Falletto E, Arezzo A, Mistrangelo M, Passera R, Morino M. Risk factors for Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS) in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer. Surg Endosc. 2022 Feb 8. doi: 10.1007/s00464-021-09002-y. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35137257.
2: Shahini E, Passera R, Lo Secco G, Arezzo A. A systematic review and meta-analysis of endoscopic mucosal resection <i>vs</i> endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal sessile/non-polypoid lesions. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2022 Feb 3:1-13. doi: 10.1080/13645706.2022.2032759. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35112654.
3: Morino M, Forcignanò E, Arezzo A. Initial clinical experience with a novel flexible endoscopic robot for transanal surgery. Tech Coloproctol. 2022 Jan 29. doi: 10.1007/s10151-022-02577-1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35091792.
4: Chiurazzi M, Damone A, Finocchiaro M, Farnesi F, Secco GL, Forcignano E, Arezzo A, Ciuti G. Small bowel to closest human body surface distance calculation through a custom-made software using CT-based datasets. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2021 Nov;2021:2903-2909. doi:10.1109/EMBC46164.2021.9630828. PMID: 34891853.
5: Schmidt MW, Haney CM, Kowalewski KF, Bintintan VV, Abu Hilal M, Arezzo A, Bahra M, Besselink MG, Biebl M, Boni L, Diana M, Egberts JH, Fischer L, Francis N, Hashimoto DA, Perez D, Schijven M, Schmelzle M, Soltes M, Swanstrom L, Welsch T, Müller-Stich BP, Nickel F. Development and validity evidence of an objective structured assessment of technical skills score for minimally invasive linear- stapled, hand-sewn intestinal anastomoses: the A-OSATS score. Surg Endosc. 2021 Nov 9. doi: 10.1007/s00464-021-08806-2. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34755235.
6: Robertson D, Sterke F, van Weteringen W, Arezzo A, Mintz Y, Nickel F;Technology committee of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES), Horeman T. Characterisation of trocar associated gas leaks during laparoscopic surgery. Surg Endosc. 2021 Nov 3:1–10. doi: 10.1007/s00464-021-08807-1. Epub ahead of print. Erratum in: Surg Endosc. 2021 Nov 23;: PMID: 34731302; PMCID: PMC8565170.
7: Shahini E, Libânio D, Lo Secco G, Pisani A, Arezzo A. Indications andoutcomes of endoscopic resection for non-pedunculated colorectal lesions: A narrative review. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2021 Aug 16;13(8):275-295. doi:10.4253/wjge.v13.i8.275. PMID: 34512876; PMCID: PMC8394186.
8: Arezzo A, Gagliardi G. Transanal endoscopic microsurgery: is robotics the way to go? Tech Coloproctol. 2021 Nov;25(11):1179-1182. doi: 10.1007/s10151-021-02514-8. PMID: 34463878.
9: Nakajima K, Mintz Y, Nickel F, Arezzo A; EAES Technology Committee. The EAESintellectual property awareness survey. Surg Endosc. 2021 Aug 6:1–7. doi: 10.1007/s00464-021-08650-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34363113; PMCID: PMC8345906.
10: Podda M, Sylla P, Baiocchi G, Adamina M, Agnoletti V, Agresta F, Ansaloni L, Arezzo A, Avenia N, Biffl W, Biondi A, Bui S, Campanile FC, Carcoforo P, Commisso C, Crucitti A, De'Angelis N, De'Angelis GL, De Filippo M, De Simone B, Di Saverio S, Ercolani G, Fraga GP, Gabrielli F, Gaiani F, Guerrieri M, Guttadauro A, Kluger Y, Leppaniemi AK, Loffredo A, Meschi T, Moore EE, Ortenzi M, Pata F, Parini D, Pisanu A, Poggioli G, Polistena A, Puzziello A, Rondelli F, Sartelli M, Smart N, Sugrue ME, Tejedor P, Vacante M, Coccolini F, Davies J, Catena F. Multidisciplinary management of elderly patients with rectal cancer: recommendations from the SICG (Italian Society of Geriatric Surgery), SIFIPAC (Italian Society of Surgical Pathophysiology), SICE (Italian Society of Endoscopic Surgery and new technologies), and the WSES (World Society of Emergency Surgery) International Consensus Project. World J Emerg Surg. 2021 Jul 2;16(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s13017-021-00378-9. PMID: 34215310; PMCID: PMC8254305.
11: Arezzo A, Mistrangelo M, Bonino MA, Salusso P, Forcignanò E, Vettoretto N, Botteri E, Cillara N, Ottonello R, Testa V, De Rosa FG, Corcione S, Passera R, Morino M. Oral neomycin and bacitracin are effective in preventing surgical site infections in elective colorectal surgery: a multicentre, randomized, parallel, single-blinded trial (COLORAL-1). Updates Surg. 2021 Oct;73(5):1775-1786. doi: 10.1007/s13304-021-01112-5. Epub 2021 Jun 20. PMID: 34148172; PMCID: PMC8214720.
12: Esposito L, Allaix ME, Galosi B, Cinti L, Arezzo A, Ammirati CA, Morino M. Should be a locally advanced colon cancer still considered a contraindication to laparoscopic resection? Surg Endosc. 2021 Jun 15. doi: 10.1007/s00464-021-08600-0. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34129086.
13: Anania G, Davies RJ, Arezzo A, Bagolini F, D'Andrea V, Graziosi L, Di Saverio S, Popivanov G, Cheruiyot I, Cirocchi R, Donini A. Rise and fall of total mesorectal excision with lateral pelvic lymphadenectomy for rectal cancer: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of 11,366 patients. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2021 Nov;36(11):2321-2333. doi: 10.1007/s00384-021-03946-2. Epub 2021 Jun 14. Erratum in: Int J Colorectal Dis. 2021 Aug 17;: PMID: 34125269; PMCID: PMC8505280.
14: Morino M, Forcignanò E, Arezzo A. Early clinical adoption of a flexible robotic endoscope for local excision of rectal lesions. Br J Surg. 2021 Sep 27;108(9):e296. doi: 10.1093/bjs/znab193. PMID: 34109388.
15: Collins JW, Marcus HJ, Ghazi A, Sridhar A, Hashimoto D, Hager G, Arezzo A, Jannin P, Maier-Hein L, Marz K, Valdastri P, Mori K, Elson D, Giannarou S, Slack M, Hares L, Beaulieu Y, Levy J, Laplante G, Ramadorai A, Jarc A, Andrews B, Garcia P, Neemuchwala H, Andrusaite A, Kimpe T, Hawkes D, Kelly JD, Stoyanov D. Ethical implications of AI in robotic surgical training: A Delphi consensus statement. Eur Urol Focus. 2021 Apr 30:S2405-4569(21)00112-7. doi:10.1016/j.euf.2021.04.006. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33941503.
16: Morino M, Arezzo A, Farnesi F, Forcignanò E. Colonic Stenting in the Emergency Setting. Medicina (Kaunas). 2021 Apr 1;57(4):328. doi: 10.3390/medicina57040328. PMID: 33915760; PMCID: PMC8067149.
17: Cirocchi R, Arezzo A, Sapienza P, Crocetti D, Cavaliere D, Solaini L, Ercolani G, Sterpetti AV, Mingoli A, Fiori E. Current Status of the Self- Expandable Metal Stent as a Bridge to Surgery Versus Emergency Surgery inColorectal Cancer: Results from an Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Literature. Medicina (Kaunas). 2021 Mar 15;57(3):268. doi: 10.3390/medicina57030268. PMID: 33804232; PMCID: PMC7998540.
18: Onaizah O, Koszowska Z, Winters C, Subramanian V, Jayne D, Arezzo A, Obstein KL, Valdastri P. Guidelines for Robotic Flexible Endoscopy at the Time of COVID-19. Front Robot AI. 2021 Feb 25;8:612852. doi: 10.3389/frobt.2021.612852. PMID: 33718439; PMCID: PMC7947201.
19: Anania G, Arezzo A, Davies RJ, Marchetti F, Zhang S, Di Saverio S, Cirocchi R, Donini A. A global systematic review and meta-analysis on laparoscopic vs open right hemicolectomy with complete mesocolic excision. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2021 Aug;36(8):1609-1620. doi: 10.1007/s00384-021-03891-0. Epub 2021 Mar 1. PMID: 33644837; PMCID: PMC8280018.
20: Arezzo A, Filippini C, Morino M. The REAL (REctal Anastomotic Leak) score for prediction of anastomotic leak after rectal cancer surgery. Tech Coloproctol. 2021 Feb;25(2):247-248. doi: 10.1007/s10151-021-02409-8. Epub 2021 Jan 15. PMID: 33449257.
21: Arezzo A, Vignali A, Ammirati CA, Brodie R, Mintz Y. Is it possible to continue academic teaching in surgery during the COVID pandemic era? Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2020 Nov 26:1-9. doi: 10.1080/13645706.2020.1845210. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33241969.
22: Botteri E, Podda M, Arezzo A, Vettoretto N, Sartori A, Agrusa A, Allaix ME, Anania G, Brachet Contul R, Caracino V, Cassinotti E, Cuccurullo D, D'Ambrosio G, Milone M, Muttillo I, Petz WL, Pisano M, Guerrieri M, Silecchia G, Agresta F. Current status on the adoption of high energy devices in Italy: An Italian Society for Endoscopic Surgery and New Technologies (SICE) national survey. Surg Endosc. 2021 Nov;35(11):6201-6211. doi: 10.1007/s00464-020-08117-y. Epub 2020 Nov 5. PMID: 33155075; PMCID: PMC7644118.
23: Martin JW, Scaglioni B, Norton JC, Subramanian V, Arezzo A, Obstein KL,Valdastri P. Enabling the future of colonoscopy with intelligent and autonomous magnetic manipulation. Nat Mach Intell. 2020 Oct;2(10):595-606. doi: 10.1038/s42256-020-00231-9. Epub 2020 Oct 12. PMID: 33089071; PMCID: PMC7571595.
24: Arezzo A, Forcignanò E, Morino M. Robotic endoscopic submucosal dissection and full-thickness excision for laterally spreading tumors of the rectum. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2020 Oct 1:1-3. doi: 10.1080/13645706.2020.1826972. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33000655.
25: Verra M, Firrincieli A, Chiurazzi M, Mariani A, Lo Secco G, Forcignanò E,Koulaouzidis A, Menciassi A, Dario P, Ciuti G, Arezzo A. Robotic-Assisted Colonoscopy Platform with a Magn etically-Actuated Soft-Tethered Capsule. Cancers(Basel). 2020 Sep 2;12(9):2485. doi: 10.3390/cancers12092485. PMID: 32887238;PMCID: PMC7565775.
26: Arezzo A, Forcignanò E, Bonino MA, Balagué C, Targarona E, Borghi F, Giraudo G, Ghezzo L, Passera R, Morino M; collaborative ESCO study group. Long-term Oncologic Results After Stenting as a Bridge to Surgery Versus Emergency Surgery for Malignant Left-sided Colonic Obstruction: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial (ESCO Trial). Ann Surg. 2020 Nov;272(5):703-708. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004324. PMID: 32833762.
27: Mintz Y, Arezzo A, Boni L, Baldari L, Cassinotti E, Brodie R, Uranues S, Zheng M, Fingerhut A. Minimally Invasive Surgery is the Key to Patient and Operating room team Safety During the COVID19 Pandemic as well as in the "new normal" or chronic Pandemic State to come. Br J Surg. 2020 Oct;107(11):e461-e462. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11916. Epub 2020 Aug 18. PMID: 32809212; PMCID: PMC7461225.
28: Arezzo A, Bonino MA, Ris F, Boni L, Cassinotti E, Foo DCC, Shum NF, Brolese A, Ciarleglio F, Keller DS, Rosati R, De Nardi P, Elmore U, Fumagalli Romario U, Jafari MD, Pigazzi A, Rybakov E, Alekseev M, Watanabe J, Vettoretto N, Cirocchi
R, Passera R, Forcignanò E, Morino M. Intraoperative use of fluorescence with indocyanine green reduces anastomotic leak rates in rectal cancer surgery: an individual participant data analysis. Surg Endosc. 2020 Oct;34(10):4281-4290. doi: 10.1007/s00464-020-07735-w. Epub 2020 Jun 18. PMID: 32556696.
29: Ciuti G, Skonieczna-Żydecka K, Marlicz W, Iacovacci V, Liu H, Stoyanov D, Arezzo A, Chiurazzi M, Toth E, Thorlacius H, Dario P, Koulaouzidis A. Frontiers of Robotic Colonoscopy: A Comprehensive Review of Robotic Colonoscopes and Technologies. J Clin Med. 2020 May 31;9(6):1648. doi: 10.3390/jcm9061648. PMID: 32486374; PMCID: PMC7356873.
30: Mintz Y, Arezzo A, Boni L, Baldari L, Cassinotti E, Brodie R, Uranues S, Zheng M, Fingerhut A. The risk of COVID-19 transmission by laparoscopic smoke may be lower than for laparotomy: a narrative review. Surg Endosc. 2020 Aug;34(8):3298-3305. doi: 10.1007/s00464-020-07652-y. Epub 2020 May 26. PMID: 32458289; PMCID: PMC7250491.
31: TaTME Guidance Group representing the ESCP (European Society ofColoproctology), in collaboration with the ASCRS (American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons), ACPGBI (Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland), ECCO (European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation), EAES (European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons), ESSO (European Society of Surgical Oncology), CSCRS (Canadian Society of Colorectal Surgery), CNSCRS (Chinese Society of Colorectal Surgery), CSLES (Chinese Society of Laparo-Endoscopic
Surgery), CSSANZ (Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand), JSES (Japanese Society of Endoscopic Surgery), SACP (Argentinian Society of Coloproctology), SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons), SBCP (Brazilian Society of Coloproctology), Swiss-MIS (Swiss Association for Minimally Invasive Surgery). International expert consensus guidance on indications, implementation and quality measures for transanal total mesorectal excision. Colorectal Dis. 2020 Jul;22(7):749-755. doi: 10.1111/codi.15147. Epub 2020 Jul 13. PMID: 32441803.
32: Mintz Y, Arezzo A, Boni L, Chand M, Brodie R, Fingerhut A; and the Technology Committee of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery. A Low-cost, Safe, and Effective Method for Smoke Evacuation in Laparoscopic Surgery
for Suspected Coronavirus Patients. Ann Surg. 2020 Jul;272(1):e7-e8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003965. PMID: 32301809; PMCID: PMC7188054.
33: Vettoretto N, Foglia E, Ferrario L, Gerardi C, Molteni B, Nocco U, Lettieri E, Molfino S, Baiocchi GL, Elmore U, Rosati R, Currò G, Cassinotti E, Boni L, Cirocchi R, Marano A, Petz WL, Arezzo A, Bonino MA, Davini F, Biondi A, Anania G, Agresta F, Silecchia G. Could fluorescence-guided surgery be an efficient and sustainable option? A SICE (Italian Society of Endoscopic Surgery) health technology assessment summary. Surg Endosc. 2020 Jul;34(7):3270-3284. doi: 10.1007/s00464-020-07542-3. PMID: 32274626.
34: van Hooft JE, Veld JV, Arnold D, Beets-Tan RGH, Everett S, Götz M, van Halsema EE, Hill J, Manes G, Meisner S, Rodrigues-Pinto E, Sabbagh C, Vandervoort J, Tanis PJ, Vanbiervliet G, Arezzo A. Self-expandable metal stents for obstructing colonic and extracolonic cancer: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline - Update 2020. Endoscopy. 2020 May;52(5):389-407. doi: 10.1055/a-1140-3017. Epub 2020 Apr 7. PMID: 32259849.
35: Anania G, Agresta F, Artioli E, Rubino S, Resta G, Vettoretto N, Petz WL, Bergamini C, Arezzo A, Valpiani G, Morotti C, Silecchia G; SICE CoDIG (Colon Dx Italian Group). Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: the SICE (Società Italiana di Chirurgia Endoscopica e Nuove Tecnologie) network prospective trial on 1225 cases comparing intra corporeal versus extra corporeal ileo-colic side-to-side anastomosis. Surg Endosc. 2020 Nov;34(11):4788-4800. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-07255-2. Epub 2019 Nov 18. Erratum in: Surg Endosc. 2019 Dec 12;: PMID: 31741153; PMCID: PMC7572335.
36: Arolfo S, Bullano A, Allaix ME, Arezzo A, Morino M. Transperineal minimally invasive abdomino-perineal resection: preliminary outcomes and future perspectives. Updates Surg. 2020 Mar;72(1):97-102. doi:10.1007/s13304-019-00692-7. Epub 2019 Nov 16. PMID: 31734881.
37: Roodbeen SX, de Lacy FB, van Dieren S, Penna M, Ris F, Moran B, Tekkis P, Bemelman WA, Hompes R; International TaTME Registry Collaborative. Predictive Factors and Risk Model for Positive Circumferential Resection Margin Rate After Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision in 2653 Patients With Rectal Cancer. Ann Surg. 2019 Nov;270(5):884-891. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003516. PMID: 31634183.
38: Allaix ME, Rebecchi F, Famiglietti F, Arolfo S, Arezzo A, Morino M. Long- term oncologic outcomes following anastomotic leak after anterior resection for rectal cancer: does the leak severity matter? Surg Endosc. 2020 Sep;34(9):4166-4176. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-07189-9. Epub 2019 Oct 15. PMID: 31617094.
39: Allaix ME, Degiuli M, Bonino MA, Arezzo A, Mistrangelo M, Passera R, Morino M. Intracorporeal or Extracorporeal Ileocolic Anastomosis After Laparoscopic Right Colectomy: A Double-blinded Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Surg. 2019 Nov;270(5):762-767. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003519. PMID: 31592811.
40: Agnus V, Pesce A, Boni L, Van Den Bos J, Morales-Conde S, Paganini AM, Quaresima S, Balla A, La Greca G, Plaudis H, Moretto G, Castagnola M, Santi C, Casali L, Tartamella L, Saadi A, Picchetto A, Arezzo A, Marescaux J, Diana M. Fluorescence-based cholangiography: preliminary results from the IHU-IRCAD-EAES EURO-FIGS registry. Surg Endosc. 2020 Sep;34(9):3888-3896. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-07157-3. Epub 2019 Oct 7. PMID: 31591654.
41: Arezzo A, Lo Secco G, Passera R, Esposito L, Guerrieri M, Ortenzi M, Bujko K, Perez RO, Habr-Gama A, Stipa F, Picchio M, Restivo A, Zorcolo L, Coco C, Rizzo G, Mistrangelo M, Morino M. Individual participant data pooled-analysis of risk factors for recurrence after neoadjuvant radiotherapy and transanal local excision of rectal cancer: the PARTTLE study. Tech Coloproctol. 2019 Sep;23(9):831-842. doi: 10.1007/s10151-019-02049-z. Epub 2019 Aug 6. PMID: 31388861.
42: Francis NK, Sylla P, Abou-Khalil M, Arolfo S, Berler D, Curtis NJ, Dolejs SC, Garfinkle R, Gorter-Stam M, Hashimoto DA, Hassinger TE, Molenaar CJL, Pucher PH, Schuermans V, Arezzo A, Agresta F, Antoniou SA, Arulampalam T, Boutros M, Bouvy N, Campbell K, Francone T, Haggerty SP, Hedrick TL, Stefanidis D, Truitt MS, Kelly J, Ket H, Dunkin BJ, Pietrabissa A. EAES and SAGES 2018 consensus conference on acute diverticulitis management: evidence-based recommendations for clinical practice. Surg Endosc. 2019 Sep;33(9):2726-2741. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-06882-z. Epub 2019 Jun 27. PMID: 31250244; PMCID: PMC6684540.
43: Arezzo A, Migliore M, Chiaro P, Arolfo S, Filippini C, Di Cuonzo D, CirocchiR, Morino M; REAL Score Collaborators. The REAL (REctal Anastomotic Leak) score for prediction of anastomotic leak after rectal cancer surgery. Tech Coloproctol. 2019 Jul;23(7):649-663. doi: 10.1007/s10151-019-02028-4. Epub 2019 Jun 25. PMID: 31240416.
44: Dickson EA, Penna M, Cunningham C, Ratcliffe FM, Chantler J, Crabtree NA, Tuynman JB, Albert MR, Monson JRT, Hompes R; International TaTME Registry Collaborative. Carbon Dioxide Embolism Associated With Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision Surgery: A Report From the International Registries. Dis Colon Rectum. 2019 Jul;62(7):794-801. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000001410. PMID:31188179.
45: Bianchi F, Masaracchia A, Shojaei Barjuei E, Menciassi A, Arezzo A, Koulaouzidis A, Stoyanov D, Dario P, Ciuti G. Localization strategies for robotic endoscopic capsules: a review. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2019 May;16(5):381-403. doi: 10.1080/17434440.2019.1608182. Epub 2019 May 6. PMID: 31056968.
46: Morales-Conde S, Peeters A, Meyer YM, Antoniou SA, Del Agua IA, Arezzo A, Arolfo S, Yehuda AB, Boni L, Cassinotti E, Dapri G, Yang T, Fransen S, Forgione A, Hajibandeh S, Hajibandeh S, Mazzola M, Migliore M, Mittermair C, Mittermair D, Morandeira-Rivas A, Moreno-Sanz C, Morlacchi A, Nizri E, Nuijts M, Raakow J, Sánchez-Margallo FM, Sánchez-Margallo JA, Szold A, Weiss H, Weiss M, Zorron R, Bouvy ND. European association for endoscopic surgery (EAES) consensus statement on single-incision endoscopic surgery. Surg Endosc. 2019 Apr;33(4):996-1019. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-06693-2. Epub 2019 Feb 15. PMID: 30771069; PMCID: PMC6430755.
47: Arezzo A, Vettoretto N, Francis NK, Bonino MA, Curtis NJ, Amparore D, Arolfo S, Barberio M, Boni L, Brodie R, Bouvy N, Cassinotti E, Carus T, Checcucci E, Custers P, Diana M, Jansen M, Jaspers J, Marom G, Momose K, Müller-Stich BP, Nakajima K, Nickel F, Perretta S, Porpiglia F, Sánchez-Margallo F, Sánchez- Margallo JA, Schijven M, Silecchia G, Passera R, Mintz Y. The use of 3D laparoscopic imaging systems in surgery: EAES consensus development conference 2018. Surg Endosc. 2019 Oct;33(10):3251-3274. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-06612-x. Epub 2018 Dec 4. PMID: 30515610.
48: Allaix ME, Lena A, Degiuli M, Arezzo A, Passera R, Mistrangelo M, Morino M. Intraoperative air leak test reduces the rate of postoperative anastomotic leak: analysis of 777 laparoscopic left-sided colon resections. Surg Endosc. 2019 May;33(5):1592-1599. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6421-8. Epub 2018 Sep 10. PMID:30203203.
49: Binda GA, Bonino MA, Siri G, Di Saverio S, Rossi G, Nascimbeni R, Sorrentino M, Arezzo A, Vettoretto N, Cirocchi R; LLO Study Group. Multicentre international trial of laparoscopic lavage for Hinchey III acute diverticulitis (LLO Study). Br J Surg. 2018 Dec;105(13):1835-1843. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10916. Epub 2018 Jul 14. PMID: 30006923.
50: Migliore M, Arezzo A, Arolfo S, Passera R, Morino M. Safety of single- incision robotic cholecystectomy for benign gallbladder disease: a systematic review. Surg Endosc. 2018 Dec;32(12):4716-4727. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6300-3. Epub 2018 Jun 25. PMID: 29943057.
51: Visentini-Scarzanella M, Kawasaki H, Furukawa R, Bonino MA, Arolfo S, Lo Secco G, Arezzo A, Menciassi A, Dario P, Ciuti G. A structured light laser probe for gastrointestinal polyp size measurement: a preliminary comparative study.
Endosc Int Open. 2018 May;6(5):E602-E609. doi: 10.1055/a-0577-2798. Epub 2018 May 8. PMID: 29756018; PMCID: PMC5943691.
52: Allaix ME, Furnée E, Esposito L, Mistrangelo M, Rebecchi F, Arezzo A, Morino M. Analysis of Early and Long-Term Oncologic Outcomes After Converted Laparoscopic Resection Compared to Primary Open Surgery for Rectal Cancer. World J Surg. 2018 Oct;42(10):3405-3414. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4614-x. PMID: 29610930. 
53: Arezzo A, Passera R, Forcignanò E, Rapetti L, Cirocchi R, Morino M. Single- incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy is responsible for increased adverse events: results of a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Surg Endosc. 2018 Sep;32(9):3739-3753. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6143-y. Epub 2018 Mar 9. PMID: 29523982. 
54: Francis NK, Curtis NJ, Conti JA, Foster JD, Bonjer HJ, Hanna GB; EAES committees. EAES classification of intraoperative adverse events in laparoscopic surgery. Surg Endosc. 2018 Sep;32(9):3822-3829. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6108-1. Epub 2018 Feb 12. PMID: 29435754.
55: Vettoretto N, Foglia E, Ferrario L, Arezzo A, Cirocchi R, Cocorullo G, Currò G, Marchi D, Portale G, Gerardi C, Nocco U, Tringali M, Anania G, Piccoli M, Silecchia G, Morino M, Valeri A, Lettieri E. Why laparoscopists may opt for three-dimensional view: a summary of the full HTA report on 3D versus 2D laparoscopy by S.I.C.E. (Società Italiana di Chirurgia Endoscopica e Nuove Tecnologie). Surg Endosc. 2018 Jun;32(6):2986-2993. doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-6006-y. Epub 2018 Jan 24. PMID: 29368286; PMCID: PMC5956063.
56: Penna M, Hompes R, Arnold S, Wynn G, Austin R, Warusavitarne J, Moran B, Hanna GB, Mortensen NJ, Tekkis PP; International TaTME Registry Collaborative. Incidence and Risk Factors for Anastomotic Failure in 1594 Patients Treated by Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision: Results From the International TaTME Registry. Ann Surg. 2019 Apr;269(4):700-711. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002653. PMID: 29315090.