Pierpaolo SileriYear of primary qualification: 1998

Current institution: University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

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Title of presentation: Dealing with complications after haemorrhoidal surgery (Symposium: Common problems in proctology)

Learning objectives: To be able to discuss current standards in surgical treatment of haemorrhoids; Participants will be able to better understand complications and their management; To be able to summarize indication and option to reduce complications in their practice as well as able to discuss and summarize solution in case of complications

Clinical/research background

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, USA (1999-2002): Research on bacterial translocation after small bowel transplantation, acute pancreatitis, obstructive jaundice. Research on ischemia repercussion injury on liver and small bowel
  • PhD in Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata (2002-2005): Research on Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery, Specialist Registrar John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, UK (2003-2004): Clinical research on Adhesions after Pouch surgery
  • Consultant Surgeon University of Rome Tor Vergata (2005-2014): Research on conventional versus stapled treatment of hemorrhoids. Treatment of anal fistulas. Pelvic floor surgery (perineal vs abdominal surgery). Conservative and surgical treatment of chronic anal fissure. Prevalence of defaecatory disorders in morbidly obese patients before and after bariatric surgery. Defecatory disorders in anorexia nervosa: a clinical study. Laparoscopic surgery for the elderly. Laparoscopic surgery of endometriosis.

Relevant peer-reviewed publications

  1. Crafa F, Megevand J, Romano G, Sileri P. New double-stapled anastomotic technique to avoid crossing staple lines. Tech Coloproctol. 2015 May;19(5):319-20. doi: 10.1007/s10151-015-1287-4. Epub 2015 Mar 18. PubMed PMID: 25782624.
  2. Franceschilli L, Varvaras D, Capuano I, Ciangola CI, Giorgi F, Boehm G, Gaspari AL, Sileri P. Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy using biologic mesh for the treatment of obstructed defaecation syndrome and/or faecal incontinence in patients with internal rectal prolapse: a critical appraisal of the first 100 cases. Tech Coloproctol. 2015 Apr;19(4):209-19. doi: 10.1007/s10151-014-1255-4.Epub 2015 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 25577276.
  3. Sileri P, Giarratano G, Franceschilli L, Limura E, Perrone F, Stazi A,Toscana C, Gaspari AL. Ligation of the intersphincteric fistula tract (LIFT): a minimally invasive procedure for complex anal fistula: two-year results of aprospective multicentric study. Surg Innov. 2014 Oct;21(5):476-80. doi:10.1177/1553350613508018. Epub 201

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