Research

Carlo Pulitano , MD, PhD,  FRACS, is Associate Professor at Sydney University 

 and has amassed more than 15 years of  research experience in  liver, gallbladder, pancreatic and neuroendocrine tumors and surgical techniques.  

Through his research, Dr. Pulitano seeks a more complete understanding of factors associated with prognosis and staging around gastrointestinal cancers.

He also supervise multiple higher degree students.

Dr. Pulitano  has authored or co-authored more than 100 articles in leading scientific journals . He has won multiple awards for his research. 

Director RPA Translation Center for Organ Assessment, Repair, and Optimization (COARO)

Director Center for Advanced Research in Liver Pancreas and Biliary Surgery (CARLS).

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Publications

1: Tsilimigras DI, Moris D, Mehta R, Paredes AZ, Sahara K, Guglielmi A, Aldrighetti L, Weiss M, Bauer TW, Alexandrescu S, Poultsides GA, Maithel SK, Marques HP, Martel G, Pulitano C, Shen F, Soubrane O, Koerkamp BG, Endo I, Pawlik TM. The systemic immune-inflammation index predicts prognosis in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: an international multi-institutional analysis. HPB (Oxford). 2020 Apr 4:S1365-182X(20)30093-9. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2020.03.011. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32265108.
 

2: Moro A, Mehta R, Sahara K, Tsilimigras DI, Paredes AZ, Farooq A, Hyer JM, Endo I, Shen F, Guglielmi A, Aldrighetti L, Weiss M, Bauer TW, Alexandrescu S, Poultsides GA, Maithel SK, Marques HP, Martel G, Pulitano C, Soubrane O, Koerkamp BG, Sasaki K, Pawlik TM. The Impact of Preoperative CA19-9 and CEA on Outcomes of Patients with Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Mar 20. doi: 10.1245/s10434-020-08350-8. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32198569.
 

3: Salimi S, Pandya K, Sastry V, West C, Virtue S, Wells M, Crawford M, Pulitano C, McCaughan GW, Majumdar A, Strasser SI, Liu K. Impact of Having a Planned Additional Operation at Time of Liver Transplant on Graft and Patient Outcomes. J Clin Med. 2020 Feb 24;9(2):608. doi: 10.3390/jcm9020608. PMID: 32102393; PMCID: PMC7073734.
 

4: Tsilimigras DI, Mehta R, Aldrighetti L, Poultsides GA, Maithel SK, Martel G, Shen F, Koerkamp BG, Endo I, Pawlik TM; International Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Study Group. Development and Validation of a Laboratory Risk Score (LabScore) to Predict Outcomes after Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. J Am Coll Surg. 2020 Apr;230(4):381-391.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2019.12.025. Epub 2020 Jan 31. PMID: 32014569.
 

5: Zhang XF, Xue F, Dong DH, Weiss M, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Itaru E, Lv Y, Pawlik TM. Number and Station of Lymph Node Metastasis After Curative-intent Resection of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Impact Prognosis. Ann Surg. 2020 Jan 14. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003788. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31972643.
 

6: Hu LS, Zhang XF, Weiss M, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Itaru E, Lv Y, Pawlik TM. Redefining Conditional Overall and Disease-Free Survival After Curative Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: a Multi- institutional, International Study of 1221 patients. J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Dec 10. doi: 10.1007/s11605-019-04472-x. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31823320.
 

7: Tsilimigras DI, Mehta R, Moris D, Sahara K, Bagante F, Paredes AZ, Moro A, Guglielmi A, Aldrighetti L, Weiss M, Bauer TW, Alexandrescu S, Poultsides GA, Maithel SK, Marques HP, Martel G, Pulitano C, Shen F, Soubrane O, Koerkamp BG, Endo I, Pawlik TM. A Machine-Based Approach to Preoperatively Identify Patients with the Most and Least Benefit Associated with Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: An International Multi-institutional Analysis of 1146 Patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Apr;27(4):1110-1119. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-08067-3. Epub 2019 Nov 14. PMID: 31728792.
 

8: Morris PD, Furtado R, Pulitano C, Crawford M, Yeo D, Vasilaras A, Sandroussi C. Inferior Vena Cava Resection and Reconstruction with Bovine Pericardium for Renal Cell Carcinoma: Complications and Outcomes. Urology. 2019 Dec;134:143-147. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2019.09.006. Epub 2019 Sep 19. PMID: 31542462.
 

9: D'Souza K, Crowley SP, Hameed A, Lam S, Pleass HC, Pulitano C, Laurence JM. Prophylactic Wound Drainage in Renal Transplantation: A Systematic Review. Transplant Direct. 2019 Jun 27;5(7):e468. doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000000908. PMID: 31334342; PMCID: PMC6616136.
 

10: Bagante F, Spolverato G, Merath K, Weiss M, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Guglielmi A, Endo I, Pawlik TM. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma tumor burden: A classification and regression tree model to define prognostic groups after resection. Surgery. 2019 Dec;166(6):983-990. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2019.06.005. Epub 2019 Jul 17. PMID: 31326191.
 

11: Sahara K, Tsilimigras DI, Merath K, Bagante F, Guglielmi A, Aldrighetti L, Weiss M, Bauer TW, Alexandrescu S, Poultsides GA, Maithel SK, Marques HP, Martel G, Pulitano C, Shen F, Soubrane O, Koerkamp BG, Matsuyama R, Endo I, Pawlik TM. Therapeutic Index Associated with Lymphadenectomy Among Patients with Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Which Patients Benefit the Most from Nodal Evaluation? Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Sep;26(9):2959-2968. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07483-9. Epub 2019 May 31. PMID: 31152272.
 

12: Hu LS, Zhang XF, Weiss M, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Recurrence Patterns and Timing Courses Following Curative- Intent Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Aug;26(8):2549-2557. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07353-4. Epub 2019 Apr 24. PMID: 31020501.
 

13: Merath K, Chen Q, Bagante F, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Weiss MJ, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Cloyd JM, Pawlik TM. A Multi- institutional International Analysis of Textbook Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Curative-Intent Resection of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. JAMA Surg. 2019 Jun 1;154(6):e190571. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0571. Epub 2019 Jun 19. PMID: 31017645; PMCID: PMC6487899.
 

14: Zhang XF, Lv Y, Weiss M, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Should Utilization of Lymphadenectomy Vary According to Morphologic Subtype of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma? Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Jul;26(7):2242-2250. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07336-5. Epub 2019 Mar 29. PMID: 30927194.
 

15: Buettner S, Ten Cate DWG, Bagante F, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Lamelas J, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Margonis GA, Weiss M, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Marsh JW, IJzermans JNM, Pawlik TM, Koerkamp BG. Survival after Resection of Multiple Tumor Foci of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Nov;23(11):2239-2246. doi: 10.1007/s11605-019-04184-2. Epub 2019 Mar 18. PMID: 30887301; PMCID: PMC6831534.
 

16: Merath K, Mehta R, Hyer JM, Bagante F, Sahara K, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Weiss MJ, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM. Impact of body mass index on tumor recurrence among patients undergoing curative-intent resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma- a multi- institutional international analysis. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jun;45(6):1084-1091. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.03.004. Epub 2019 Mar 7. PMID: 30871884.
 

17: Hu LS, Weiss M, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Impact of microvascular invasion on clinical outcomes after curative- intent resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jan;119(1):21-29. doi: 10.1002/jso.25305. Epub 2018 Nov 22. PMID: 30466151.
 

18: Akgül Ö, Bagante F, Olsen G, Cloyd JM, Weiss M, Merath K, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Preoperative prognostic nutritional index predicts survival of patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma after curative resection. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Sep;118(3):422-430. doi: 10.1002/jso.25140. Epub 2018 Aug 6. PMID: 30084163.
 

19: Bagante F, Weiss M, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Long-term outcomes of patients with intraductal growth sub-type of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. HPB (Oxford). 2018 Dec;20(12):1189-1197. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.05.017. Epub 2018 Jun 27. PMID: 29958811.
 

20: Buettner S, Spolverato G, Kimbrough CW, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Lamelas J, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Weiss M, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Marsh JW, IJzermans JNM, Koerkamp BG, Pawlik TM. The impact of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio among patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Surgery. 2018 Sep;164(3):411-418. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.05.002. Epub 2018 Jun 11. PMID: 29903509.
 

21: Sasaki K, Margonis GA, Andreatos N, Chen Q, Barbon C, Bagante F, Weiss M, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Groot Koerkamp B, Guglielmi A, Endo I, Aucejo FN, Pawlik TM. Serum tumor markers enhance the predictive power of the AJCC and LCSGJ staging systems in resectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. HPB (Oxford). 2018 Oct;20(10):956-965. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.04.005. Epub 2018 Jun 8. PMID: 29887261.
 

22: Pulitano C, Ho P, Verran D, Sandroussi C, Joseph D, Bowen DG, McCaughan GW, Crawford M, Shackel N. Molecular profiling of postreperfusion milieu determines acute kidney injury after liver transplantation: A prospective study. Liver Transpl. 2018 Jul;24(7):922-931. doi: 10.1002/lt.25178. PMID: 29684255.
 

23: Zhang XF, Chakedis J, Bagante F, Chen Q, Beal EW, Lv Y, Weiss M, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Groot Koerkamp B, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Trends in use of lymphadenectomy in surgery with curative intent for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Br J Surg. 2018 Jun;105(7):857-866. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10827. Epub 2018 Apr 14. PMID: 29656380.
 

24: Zhang XF, Bagante F, Chen Q, Beal EW, Lv Y, Weiss M, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Perioperative and long-term outcome of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma involving the hepatic hilus after curative-intent resection: comparison with peripheral intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and hilar cholangiocarcinoma. Surgery. 2018 May;163(5):1114-1120. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.01.001. Epub 2018 Feb 2. PMID: 29398035.
 

25: Bagante F, Merath K, Squires MH, Weiss M, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Groot Koerkamp B, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. The Limitations of Standard Clinicopathologic Features to Accurately Risk-Stratify Prognosis after Resection of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Mar;22(3):477-485. doi: 10.1007/s11605-018-3682-4. Epub 2018 Jan 19. PMID: 29352440.
 

26: Bagante F, Spolverato G, Weiss M, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Groot Koerkamp B, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Ruzzenente A, Pawlik TM. Surgical Management of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma in Patients with Cirrhosis: Impact of Lymphadenectomy on Peri-Operative Outcomes. World J Surg. 2018 Aug;42(8):2551-2560. doi: 10.1007/s00268-017-4453-1. PMID: 29299649.
 

27: Sasaki K, Margonis GA, Andreatos N, Bagante F, Weiss M, Barbon C, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Aucejo FN, Pawlik TM. Preoperative Risk Score and Prediction of Long-Term Outcomes after Hepatectomy for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Apr;226(4):393-403. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.12.011. Epub 2017 Dec 21. PMID: 29274841.
 

28: Zhang XF, Beal EW, Bagante F, Chakedis J, Weiss M, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Early versus late recurrence of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma after resection with curative intent. Br J Surg. 2018 Jun;105(7):848-856. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10676. Epub 2017 Nov 28. PMID: 29193010.
 

29: Zhang XF, Chakedis J, Bagante F, Beal EW, Lv Y, Weiss M, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Groot Koerkamp B, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Implications of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Etiology on Recurrence and Prognosis after Curative-Intent Resection: a Multi-Institutional Study. World J Surg. 2018 Mar;42(3):849-857. doi: 10.1007/s00268-017-4199-9. PMID: 28879598.
 

30: Bagante F, Spolverato G, Weiss M, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Groot Koerkamp B, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Defining Long-Term Survivors Following Resection of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Nov;21(11):1888-1897. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3550-7. Epub 2017 Aug 24. PMID: 28840497.
 

31: Zhang XF, Bagante F, Chakedis J, Moris D, Beal EW, Weiss M, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Groot Koerkamp B, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Perioperative and Long-Term Outcome for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Impact of Major Versus Minor Hepatectomy. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Nov;21(11):1841-1850. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3499-6. Epub 2017 Jul 25. PMID: 28744741.
 

32: Reames BN, Bagante F, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Ruzzenente A, Weiss M, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Impact of adjuvant chemotherapy on survival in patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a multi-institutional analysis. HPB (Oxford). 2017 Oct;19(10):901-909. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.06.008. Epub 2017 Jul 17. PMID: 28728891.
 

33: Buettner S, Galjart B, van Vugt JLA, Bagante F, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Lamelas J, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Margonis GA, Weiss M, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Marsh JW, IJzermans JNM, Groot Koerkamp B, Pawlik TM. Performance of prognostic scores and staging systems in predicting long-term survival outcomes after surgery for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Dec;116(8):1085-1095. doi: 10.1002/jso.24759. Epub 2017 Jul 13. PMID: 28703880.
 

34: Bagante F, Spolverato G, Weiss M, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Groot Koerkamp B, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Impact of Morphological Status on Long-Term Outcome Among Patients Undergoing Liver Surgery for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Sep;24(9):2491-2501. doi: 10.1245/s10434-017-5870-y. Epub 2017 May 2. PMID: 28466403.
 

35: Bagante F, Spolverato G, Weiss M, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Groot Koerkamp B, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Assessment of the Lymph Node Status in Patients Undergoing Liver Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: the New Eighth Edition AJCC Staging System. J Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Jan;22(1):52-59. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3426-x. Epub 2017 Apr 19. PMID: 28424987.
 

36: Reames BN, Ejaz A, Koerkamp BG, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Martel G, Marsh JW, Pawlik TM. Impact of major vascular resection on outcomes and survival in patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: A multi-institutional analysis. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Aug;116(2):133-139. doi: 10.1002/jso.24633. Epub 2017 Apr 15. PMID: 28411373.
 

37: Spolverato G, Bagante F, Weiss M, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Soubrane O, Martel G, Koerkamp BG, Guglielmi A, Itaru E, Pawlik TM. Comparative performances of the 7th and the 8th editions of the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging systems for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. J Surg Oncol. 2017 May;115(6):696-703. doi: 10.1002/jso.24569. Epub 2017 Feb 14. PMID: 28194791.
 

38: Buettner S, Koerkamp BG, Ejaz A, Buisman FE, Kim Y, Margonis GA, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Lamelas J, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Marsh JW, IJzermans JN, Pawlik TM. The effect of preoperative chemotherapy treatment in surgically treated intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma patients-A multi-institutional analysis. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Mar;115(3):312-318. doi: 10.1002/jso.24524. Epub 2017 Jan 20. PMID: 28105651.
 

39: Pulitano C, Joseph D, Sandroussi C, Verran D, Ho P, Debiasio A, Luongo A, McCaughan GW, Shackel NA, Crawford M. Postreperfusion microcirculatory derangements after liver transplantation: Relationship to hemodynamics, serum mediators, and outcome. Liver Transpl. 2017 Apr;23(4):527-536. doi: 10.1002/lt.24721. PMID: 28073175.
 

40: Bagante F, Gani F, Spolverato G, Xu L, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Lamelas J, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Marsh JW, Pawlik TM. Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Prognosis of Patients Who Did Not Undergo Lymphadenectomy. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Dec;221(6):1031-40.e1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.09.012. Epub 2015 Sep 26. PMID: 26474514.
 

41: Ratti F, Pulitanò C, Catena M, Paganelli M, Aldrighetti L. Serum levels of endothelin-1 after liver resection as an early predictor of postoperative liver failure. A prospective study. Hepatol Res. 2016 May;46(6):529-40. doi: 10.1111/hepr.12585. Epub 2015 Oct 2. PMID: 26331638.
 

42: Spolverato G, Kim Y, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Lamelas J, Aldrighetti L, Clark Gamblin T, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Tran TB, Wallis Marsh J, Pawlik TM. Management and Outcomes of Patients with Recurrent Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Following Previous Curative-Intent Surgical Resection. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Jan;23(1):235-43. doi: 10.1245/s10434-015-4642-9. Epub 2015 Jun 10. PMID: 26059651.
 

43: Pulitano C, Rogan C, Sandroussi C, Verran D, McCaughan GW, Waugh R, Crawford M. Percutaneous Retroperitoneal Splenorenal Shunt for Symptomatic Portal Vein Thrombosis After Liver Transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2015 Aug;15(8):2261-4. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13243. Epub 2015 May 15. PMID: 25980940.
 

44: Spolverato G, Maqsood H, Vitale A, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides G, Maithel S, Marsh JW, Pawlik TM. Readmission After Liver Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: a Multi-Institutional Analysis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Jul;19(7):1334-41. doi: 10.1007/s11605-015-2826-z. Epub 2015 Apr 23. PMID: 25903853.
 

45: Spolverato G, Yakoob MY, Kim Y, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Lamelas J, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Marsh JW, Pawlik TM. Impact of complications on long-term survival after resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Cancer. 2015 Aug 15;121(16):2730-9. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29419. Epub 2015 Apr 22. PMID: 25903409.
 

46: Spolverato G, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Alexandrescu S, Marques H, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Sandroussi C, Poultsides G, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM. Conditional Probability of Long-term Survival After Liver Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A Multi-institutional Analysis of 535 Patients. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jun;150(6):538-45. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.0219. PMID: 25831462.
 

47: Spolverato G, Yakoob MY, Kim Y, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Lamelas J, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Marsh JW, Pawlik TM. The Impact of Surgical Margin Status on Long-Term Outcome After Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Nov;22(12):4020-8. doi: 10.1245/s10434-015-4472-9. Epub 2015 Mar 12. PMID: 25762481.
 

48: Pulitano C, Joseph D, Sandroussi C, Verran D, Strasser SI, Shackel NA, McCaughan GW, Crawford M. Hepatic artery stenosis after liver transplantation: is endovascular treatment always necessary? Liver Transpl. 2015 Feb;21(2):162-8. doi: 10.1002/lt.24043. PMID: 25378262.
 

49: Spolverato G, Kim Y, Alexandrescu S, Popescu I, Marques HP, Aldrighetti L, Clark Gamblin T, Miura J, Maithel SK, Squires MH, Pulitano C, Sandroussi C, Mentha G, Bauer TW, Newhook T, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Wallis Marsh J, Pawlik TM. Is Hepatic Resection for Large or Multifocal Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Justified? Results from a Multi-Institutional Collaboration. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jul;22(7):2218-25. doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-4223-3. Epub 2014 Oct 30. PMID: 25354576; PMCID: PMC4834710.
 

50: Pulitano C, Crawford M, Joseph D, Aldrighetti L, Sandroussi C. Preoperative assessment of postoperative liver function: the importance of residual liver volume. J Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep;110(4):445-50. doi: 10.1002/jso.23671. Epub 2014 Jun 24. PMID: 24962104.
 

51: Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Sotiropoulos GC, Pau A, Alexandrescu S, Marques H, Pulitano C, Barroso E, Clary BM, Aldrighetti L, Bauer TW, Walters DM, Groeschl R, Gamblin TC, Marsh W, Nguyen KT, Turley R, Popescu I, Hubert C, Meyer S, Gigot JF, Mentha G, Pawlik TM. Tumor size predicts vascular invasion and histologic grade among patients undergoing resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Jul;18(7):1284-91. doi: 10.1007/s11605-014-2533-1. Epub 2014 May 20. PMID: 24841438.
 

52: Hyder O, Marques H, Pulitano C, Marsh JW, Alexandrescu S, Bauer TW, Gamblin TC, Sotiropoulos GC, Paul A, Barroso E, Clary BM, Aldrighetti L, Ferrone CR, Zhu AX, Popescu I, Gigot JF, Mentha G, Feng S, Pawlik TM. A nomogram to predict long-term survival after resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: an Eastern and Western experience. JAMA Surg. 2014 May;149(5):432-8. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5168. PMID: 24599477.
 

53: Photi E, Crawford M, Pulitano C. Long-term survival after 66 hours of anhepatic time with no neurological deficit. Ann Transplant. 2014 Feb 21;19:93-5. doi: 10.12659/AOT.889604. PMID: 24556938.
 

54: Arnaoutakis DJ, Kim Y, Pulitano C, Zaydfudim V, Squires MH, Kooby D, Groeschl R, Alexandrescu S, Bauer TW, Bloomston M, Soares K, Marques H, Gamblin TC, Popescu I, Adams R, Nagorney D, Barroso E, Maithel SK, Crawford M, Sandroussi C, Marsh W, Pawlik TM. Management of biliary cystic tumors: a multi- institutional analysis of a rare liver tumor. Ann Surg. 2015 Feb;261(2):361-7. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000543. PMID: 24509187; PMCID: PMC4655107.
 

55: Pulitano C, Crawford M, Ho P, Gallagher J, Joseph D, Stephen M, Sandroussi C. Autogenous peritoneo-fascial graft: a versatile and inexpensive technique for repair of inferior vena cava. J Surg Oncol. 2013 Jun;107(8):871-2. doi: 10.1002/jso.23334. Epub 2013 May 10. PMID: 23661422.
 

56: Hyder O, Hatzaras I, Sotiropoulos GC, Paul A, Alexandrescu S, Marques H, Pulitano C, Barroso E, Clary BM, Aldrighetti L, Ferrone CR, Zhu AX, Bauer TW, Walters DM, Groeschl R, Gamblin TC, Marsh JW, Nguyen KT, Turley R, Popescu I, Hubert C, Meyer S, Choti MA, Gigot JF, Mentha G, Pawlik TM. Recurrence after operative management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Surgery. 2013 Jun;153(6):811-8. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2012.12.005. Epub 2013 Mar 15. PMID: 23499016; PMCID: PMC3980567.
 

57: Hyder O, Pulitano C, Firoozmand A, Dodson R, Wolfgang CL, Choti MA, Aldrighetti L, Pawlik TM. A risk model to predict 90-day mortality among patients undergoing hepatic resection. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jun;216(6):1049-56. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.01.004. Epub 2013 Mar 9. PMID: 23478548; PMCID: PMC3985272.
 

58: Pulitanó C, Crawford M, Ho P, Gallagher J, Joseph D, Stephen M, Sandroussi C. The use of biological grafts for reconstruction of the inferior vena cava is a safe and valid alternative: results in 32 patients in a single institution. HPB (Oxford). 2013 Aug;15(8):628-32. doi: 10.1111/hpb.12029. Epub 2013 Jan 18. PMID: 23458108; PMCID: PMC3731585.
 

59: Mayo SC, Pulitano C, Marques H, Lamelas J, Wolfgang CL, de Saussure W, Choti MA, Gindrat I, Aldrighetti L, Barrosso E, Mentha G, Pawlik TM. Surgical management of patients with synchronous colorectal liver metastasis: a multicenter international analysis. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Apr;216(4):707-16; discussion 716-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.12.029. Epub 2013 Feb 21. PMID: 23433970; PMCID: PMC3994665.
 

60: Reddy SK, Hyder O, Marsh JW, Sotiropoulos GC, Paul A, Alexandrescu S, Marques H, Pulitano C, Barroso E, Aldrighetti L, Geller DA, Sempoux C, Herlea V, Popescu I, Anders R, Rubbia-Brandt L, Gigot JF, Mentha G, Pawlik TM. Prevalence of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis among patients with resectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Apr;17(4):748-55. doi: 10.1007/s11605-013-2149-x. Epub 2013 Jan 25. Erratum in: J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Nov;17(11):2031. PMID: 23355033; PMCID: PMC4007003.
 

61: Mavros MN, Hyder O, Pulitano C, Aldrighetti L, Pawlik TM. Survival of patients operated for colorectal liver metastases and concomitant extra-hepatic disease: external validation of a prognostic model. J Surg Oncol. 2013 Apr;107(5):481-5. doi: 10.1002/jso.23260. Epub 2012 Sep 5. PMID: 22952157.
 

62: Hatzaras I, Gleisner AL, Pulitano C, Sandroussi C, Hirose K, Hyder O, Wolfgang CL, Aldrighetti L, Crawford M, Choti MA, Pawlik TM. A multi-institution analysis of outcomes of liver-directed surgery for metastatic renal cell cancer. HPB (Oxford). 2012 Aug;14(8):532-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2012.00495.x. Epub 2012 May 31. PMID: 22762401; PMCID: PMC3406350.
 

63: Peng PD, Hyder O, Bloomston M, Marques H, Corona-Villalobos C, Dixon E, Pulitano C, Hirose K, Schulick RD, Barroso E, Aldrighetti L, Choti M, Shen F, Kamel I, Geschwind JF, Pawlik TM. Sequential intra-arterial therapy and portal vein embolization is feasible and safe in patients with advanced hepatic malignancies. HPB (Oxford). 2012 Aug;14(8):523-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2012.00492.x. Epub 2012 May 31. PMID: 22762400; PMCID: PMC3406349.
 

64: Giuliante F, Ardito F, Pinna AD, Sarno G, Giulini SM, Ercolani G, Portolani N, Torzilli G, Donadon M, Aldrighetti L, Pulitanò C, Guglielmi A, Ruzzenente A, Capussotti L, Ferrero A, Calise F, Scuderi V, Federico B, Nuzzo G. Liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma ≤3 cm: results of an Italian multicenter study on 588 patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Aug;215(2):244-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.04.013. Epub 2012 May 26. PMID: 22634119.
 

65: Aldrighetti L, Ratti F, Catena M, Pulitanò C, Ferla F, Cipriani F, Ferla G. Laparoendoscopic single site (LESS) surgery for left-lateral hepatic sectionectomy as an alternative to traditional laparoscopy: case-matched analysis from a single center. Surg Endosc. 2012 Jul;26(7):2016-22. doi: 10.1007/s00464-012-2147-1. Epub 2012 Jan 26. PMID: 22278101.
 

66: Nuzzo G, Giuliante F, Ardito F, Giovannini I, Aldrighetti L, Belli G, Bresadola F, Calise F, Dalla Valle R, D'Amico DF, Gennari L, Giulini SM, Guglielmi A, Jovine E, Pellicci R, Pernthaler H, Pinna AD, Puleo S, Torzilli G, Capussotti L; Italian Chapter of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Cillo U, Ercolani G, Ferrucci M, Mastrangelo L, Portolani N, Pulitanò C, Ribero D, Ruzzenente A, Scuderi V, Federico B. Improvement in perioperative and long-term outcome after surgical treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma: results of an Italian multicenter analysis of 440 patients. Arch Surg. 2012 Jan;147(1):26-34. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2011.771. PMID: 22250108.
 

67: Pulitanò C, Bodingbauer M, Aldrighetti L, Choti MA, Castillo F, Schulick RD, Gruenberger T, Pawlik TM. Colorectal liver metastasis in the setting of lymph node metastasis: defining the benefit of surgical resection. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Feb;19(2):435-42. doi: 10.1245/s10434-011-1902-1. Epub 2011 Jul 9. PMID: 21743977.
 

68: de Jong MC, Nathan H, Sotiropoulos GC, Paul A, Alexandrescu S, Marques H, Pulitano C, Barroso E, Clary BM, Aldrighetti L, Ferrone CR, Zhu AX, Bauer TW, Walters DM, Gamblin TC, Nguyen KT, Turley R, Popescu I, Hubert C, Meyer S, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Gigot JF, Mentha G, Pawlik TM. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: an international multi-institutional analysis of prognostic factors and lymph node assessment. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Aug 10;29(23):3140-5. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2011.35.6519. Epub 2011 Jul 5. PMID: 21730269.
 

69: Mayo SC, de Jong MC, Bloomston M, Pulitano C, Clary BM, Reddy SK, Clark Gamblin T, Celinski SA, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Stokes JB, Chu CK, Arrese D, Ferrero A, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Geschwind JF, Strub J, Bauer TW, Adams RB, Aldrighetti L, Mentha G, Capussotti L, Pawlik TM. Surgery versus intra-arterial therapy for neuroendocrine liver metastasis: a multicenter international analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Dec;18(13):3657-65. doi: 10.1245/s10434-011-1832-y. Epub 2011 Jun 17. PMID: 21681380.
 

70: Pulitanò C, Parks RW, Ireland H, Wigmore SJ, Garden OJ. Impact of concomitant arterial injury on the outcome of laparoscopic bile duct injury. Am J Surg. 2011 Feb;201(2):238-44. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2009.07.038. PMID: 21266217.
 

71: Pulitanò C, Bodingbauer M, Aldrighetti L, de Jong MC, Castillo F, Schulick RD, Parks RW, Choti MA, Wigmore SJ, Gruenberger T, Pawlik TM. Liver resection for colorectal metastases in presence of extrahepatic disease: results from an international multi-institutional analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May;18(5):1380-8. doi: 10.1245/s10434-010-1459-4. Epub 2010 Dec 7. PMID: 21136180.
 

72: Giuliante F, Ardito F, Pulitanò C, Vellone M, Giovannini I, Aldrighetti L, Ferla G, Nuzzo G. Does hepatic pedicle clamping affect disease-free survival following liver resection for colorectal metastases? Ann Surg. 2010 Dec;252(6):1020-6. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181f66918. PMID: 21107113.
 

73: Pulitanò C, Castillo F, Aldrighetti L, Bodingbauer M, Parks RW, Ferla G, Wigmore SJ, Garden OJ. What defines 'cure' after liver resection for colorectal metastases? Results after 10 years of follow-up. HPB (Oxford). 2010 May;12(4):244-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2010.00155.x. PMID: 20590894; PMCID: PMC2873647.
 

74: Mayo SC, de Jong MC, Pulitano C, Clary BM, Reddy SK, Gamblin TC, Celinksi SA, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Stokes JB, Chu CK, Ferrero A, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Mentha G, Strub J, Bauer TW, Adams RB, Aldrighetti L, Capussotti L, Pawlik TM. Surgical management of hepatic neuroendocrine tumor metastasis: results from an international multi-institutional analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Dec;17(12):3129-36. doi: 10.1245/s10434-010-1154-5. Epub 2010 Jun 29. PMID: 20585879.
 

75: Aldrighetti L, Guzzetti E, Pulitanò C, Cipriani F, Catena M, Paganelli M, Ferla G. Case-matched analysis of totally laparoscopic versus open liver resection for HCC: short and middle term results. J Surg Oncol. 2010 Jul 1;102(1):82-6. doi: 10.1002/jso.21541. PMID: 20578084.
 

76: Nathan H, de Jong MC, Pulitano C, Ribero D, Strub J, Mentha G, Gigot JF, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Aldrighetti L, Capussotti L, Pawlik TM. Conditional survival after surgical resection of colorectal liver metastasis: an international multi-institutional analysis of 949 patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 May;210(5):755-64, 764-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2009.12.041. PMID: 20421045.
 

77: de Jong MC, Mayo SC, Pulitano C, Lanella S, Ribero D, Strub J, Hubert C, Gigot JF, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Aldrighetti L, Mentha G, Capussotti L, Pawlik TM. Repeat curative intent liver surgery is safe and effective for recurrent colorectal liver metastasis: results from an international multi-institutional analysis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2009 Dec;13(12):2141-51. doi: 10.1007/s11605-009-1050-0. Epub 2009 Oct 1. PMID: 19795176.
 

78: Nathan H, Mentha G, Marques HP, Capussotti L, Majno P, Aldrighetti L, Pulitano C, Rubbia-Brandt L, Russolillo N, Philosophe B, Barroso E, Ferrero A, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Pawlik TM. Comparative performances of staging systems for early hepatocellular carcinoma. HPB (Oxford). 2009 Aug;11(5):382-90. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2009.00070.x. PMID: 19768142; PMCID: PMC2742607.
 

79: de Jong MC, Pulitano C, Ribero D, Strub J, Mentha G, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Aldrighetti L, Capussotti L, Pawlik TM. Rates and patterns of recurrence following curative intent surgery for colorectal liver metastasis: an international multi-institutional analysis of 1669 patients. Ann Surg. 2009 Sep;250(3):440-8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181b4539b. PMID: 19730175.
 

80: Aldrighetti L, Pulitanò C, Catena M, Arru M, Guzzetti E, Halliday J, Ferla G. Liver resection with portal vein thrombectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma with vascular invasion. Ann Surg Oncol. 2009 May;16(5):1254. doi: 10.1245/s10434-009-0383-y. Epub 2009 Mar 10. PMID: 19277788.
 

81: Pulitano C, Parks RW. Liver resection for intrahepatic cholangiocellular carcinoma: when is it worthwhile? World J Surg. 2008 Dec;32(12):2681-2. doi: 10.1007/s00268-008-9730-6. PMID: 18850248.
 

82: Pulitanò C, Aldrighetti L. The current role of laparoscopic liver resection for the treatment of liver tumors. Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Nov;5(11):648-54. doi: 10.1038/ncpgasthep1253. Epub 2008 Sep 2. PMID: 18762794.
 

83: Bellavance EC, Lumpkins KM, Mentha G, Marques HP, Capussotti L, Pulitano C, Majno P, Mira P, Rubbia-Brandt L, Ferrero A, Aldrighetti L, Cunningham S, Russolillo N, Philosophe B, Barroso E, Pawlik TM. Surgical management of early- stage hepatocellular carcinoma: resection or transplantation? J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Oct;12(10):1699-708. doi: 10.1007/s11605-008-0652-2. Epub 2008 Aug 15. PMID: 18709418.
 

84: Pulitanò C, Catena M, Arru M, Guzzetti E, Comotti L, Ferla G, Aldrighetti L. Laparoscopic liver resection without portal clamping: a prospective evaluation. Surg Endosc. 2008 Oct;22(10):2196-200. doi: 10.1007/s00464-008-0022-x. Epub 2008 Jul 12. PMID: 18622563.
 

85: Santambrogio R, Aldrighetti L, Barabino M, Pulitanò C, Costa M, Montorsi M, Ferla G, Opocher E. Laparoscopic liver resections for hepatocellular carcinoma. Is it a feasible option for patients with liver cirrhosis? Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2009 Mar;394(2):255-64. doi: 10.1007/s00423-008-0349-8. Epub 2008 Jun 14. PMID: 18553101.
 

86: Pulitanò C, Kobayashi A, Aldrighetti L. Effects of adjuvant therapy on the outcomes of surgical management of extrahepatic biliary atresia. Hepatology. 2008 Jul;48(1):342-3. doi: 10.1002/hep.22144. PMID: 18523957.
 

87: Guzzetti E, Pulitanò C, Catena M, Arru M, Ratti F, Finazzi R, Aldrighetti L, Ferla G. Impact of type of liver resection on the outcome of colorectal liver metastases: a case-matched analysis. J Surg Oncol. 2008 May 1;97(6):503-7. doi: 10.1002/jso.20979. PMID: 18425789.
 

88: Pulitanò C, Arru M, Catena M, Guzzetti E, Vitali G, Ronzoni M, Venturini M, Villa E, Ferla G, Aldrighetti L. Results of preoperative hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy in patients undergoing liver resection for colorectal liver metastases. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Jun;15(6):1661-9. doi: 10.1245/s10434-008-9882-5. Epub 2008 Mar 29. PMID: 18373123.
 

89: Pulitanò C, Aldrighetti L, Arru M, Finazzi R, Soldini L, Catena M, Ferla G. Prospective randomized study of the benefits of preoperative corticosteroid administration on hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury and cytokine response in patients undergoing hepatic resection. HPB (Oxford). 2007;9(3):183-9. doi: 10.1080/13651820701216984. PMID: 18333219; PMCID: PMC2063598.
 

90: Pulitanò C, Catena M, Finazzi R, Aldrighetti L. Efficacy of methylprednisolone in reducing ischemia-reperfusion injury in steatosic liver. Am J Surg. 2008 Mar;195(3):418. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2007.03.009. PMID: 18308044.
 

91: Pulitanò C, Aldrighetti L. The protective role of steroids in ischemia- reperfusion injury of the liver. Curr Pharm Des. 2008;14(5):496-503. doi: 10.2174/138161208783597353. PMID: 18289076.
 

92: Kobayashi A, Pulitanò C, Liddo G, Ohkohchi N. The growing evidence of the role of T-cells in the treatment of solid tumors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Apr;15(4):1254; author reply 1255. doi: 10.1245/s10434-007-9722-z. Epub 2007 Dec 29. PMID: 18165881.
 

93: Kobayashi A, Pulitanò C. Treatment of huge HCC: extending the indications for liver resection. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 May;15(5):1549; author reply 1550. doi: 10.1245/s10434-007-9773-1. Epub 2007 Dec 29. PMID: 18165876.
 

94: Pulitanò C, Guzzetti E, Arru M, Ferla G, Aldrighetti L. In defense of the administration of perioperative steroids in liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2008 Jan;14(1):124-5. doi: 10.1002/lt.21371. PMID: 18161769.
 

95: Aldrighetti L, Pulitanò C, Arru M, Catena M, Guzzetti E, Casati M, Ferla G. Ultrasonic-mediated laparoscopic liver transection. Am J Surg. 2008 Feb;195(2):270-2. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2007.02.022. PMID: 18154765.
 

96: Arru M, Aldrighetti L, Castoldi R, Di Palo S, Orsenigo E, Stella M, Pulitanò C, Gavazzi F, Ferla G, Di Carlo V, Staudacher C. Analysis of prognostic factors influencing long-term survival after hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal cancer. World J Surg. 2008 Jan;32(1):93-103. doi: 10.1007/s00268-007-9285-y. PMID: 18027020.
 

97: Mukenge S, Pulitanò C, Colombo R, Negrini D, Ferla G. Secondary scrotal lymphedema: a novel microsurgical approach. Microsurgery. 2007;27(8):655-6. doi: 10.1002/micr.20426. PMID: 17929261.
 

98: Aldrighetti L, Pulitanò C, Catena M, Arru M, Guzzetti E, Casati M, Comotti L, Ferla G. A prospective evaluation of laparoscopic versus open left lateral hepatic sectionectomy. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Mar;12(3):457-62. doi: 10.1007/s11605-007-0244-6. Epub 2007 Aug 14. PMID: 17701265.
 

99: Pulitanò C, Aldrighetti L, Arru M, Finazzi R, Catena M, Guzzetti E, Soldini L, Comotti L, Ferla G. Preoperative methylprednisolone administration maintains coagulation homeostasis in patients undergoing liver resection: importance of inflammatory cytokine modulation. Shock. 2007 Oct;28(4):401-5. doi: 10.1097/shk.0b013e318063ed11. PMID: 17577134.
 

100: Pulitanò C, Arru M, Bellio L, Rossini S, Ferla G, Aldrighetti L. A risk score for predicting perioperative blood transfusion in liver surgery. Br J Surg. 2007 Jul;94(7):860-5. doi: 10.1002/bjs.5731. PMID: 17380562.
 

101: Arru M, Pulitanò C, Aldrighetti L, Catena M, Finazzi R, Ferla G. A prospective evaluation of ultrasonic dissector plus harmonic scalpel in liver resection. Am Surg. 2007 Mar;73(3):256-60. PMID: 17375782.
 

102: Pulitanò C, Aldrighetti L, Arru M, Vitali G, Ronzoni M, Catena M, Finazzi R, Villa E, Ferla G. Influence of preoperative chemotherapy on the risk of major hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases. Ann Surg. 2006 Nov;244(5):833-5; author reply 835. doi: 10.1097/01.sla.0000243600.98464.a5. PMID: 17060779; PMCID: PMC1856610.
 

103: Aldrighetti L, Pulitanò C, Arru M, Catena M, Finazzi R, Ferla G. "Technological" approach versus clamp crushing technique for hepatic parenchymal transection: a comparative study. J Gastrointest Surg. 2006 Jul-Aug;10(7):974-9. doi: 10.1016/j.gassur.2006.02.002. PMID: 16843867.
 

104: Catena M, Aldrighetti L, Finazzi R, Arzu G, Arru M, Pulitanò C, Ferla G. Treatment of non-endemic hepatolithiasis in a Western country. The role of hepatic resection. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2006 Jul;88(4):383-9. doi: 10.1308/003588406X98711. PMID: 16834860; PMCID: PMC1964647.
 

105: Pulitanò C, Sitia G, Aldrighetti L, Finazzi R, Arru M, Catena M, Guidotti LG, Ferla G. Reduced severity of liver ischemia/reperfusion injury following hepatic resection in humans is associated with enhanced intrahepatic expression of Th2 cytokines. Hepatol Res. 2006 Sep;36(1):20-6. doi: 10.1016/j.hepres.2006.05.006. Epub 2006 Jul 10. PMID: 16831568.
 

106: Aldrighetti L, Pulitanò C, Arru M, Finazzi R, Catena M, Soldini L, Comotti L, Ferla G. Impact of preoperative steroids administration on ischemia- reperfusion injury and systemic responses in liver surgery: a prospective randomized study. Liver Transpl. 2006 Jun;12(6):941-9. doi: 10.1002/lt.20745. PMID: 16710858.
 

107: Orsenigo E, Aldrighetti L, Pulitanò C, Bissolotti G, Bisagni P, Staudacher C. Approccio multimodale al carcinoma del retto con metastasi epatica [Multimodal approach to rectal carcinoma with hepatic metastasis]. Suppl Tumori. 2005 May-Jun;4(3):S15. Italian. PMID: 16437876.
 

108: Pulitanò C, Aldrighetti L, Finazzi R, Arru M, Catena M, Ferla G. Inihibition of cytokine response by methylprednisolone attenuates antithrombin reduction following hepatic resection. Thromb Haemost. 2005 Jun;93(6):1199-200. doi: 10.1160/TH06-01-0058. PMID: 15968411.

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