Talking about minimally invasive abdominoplasty sounds like an oxymoron, it is a definition that apparently contradicts itself. But how: is abdominoplasty not that surgery that leaves a huge scar, painful, with a long and complicated recovery? Of course it is. But today we can... Read More "Minimally invasive abdominoplasty: the MILA
From next year, we will be offering our patients an extraordinary new service: subcutaneous lipoemulsion, or LESC. Subcutaneous lipoemulsion (LESC) is an innovative and reliable technology that, by means of state-of-the-art, medically certified ultrasound equipment, allows the removal of... Read More "Subcutaneous lipoemulsion: a new adventure!
Today I am telling you stories about Women. Or rather, they will tell you themselves. Each of us Surgeons can think what we want of ourselves: believing we are the best, a Godfather; sometimes knowing, to ourselves, that we are... Read More "Stories of Women, Diastasis and REPA
Two years after I introduced REPA in Italy, the time has come to assess what changes after abdominal diastasis surgery in terms of quality of life. Typically, patients who come to my practice suffer from ... Read More "What changes after abdominal diastasis surgery?
Abdominal diastasis: what is it? Abdominal diastasis - or diastasis of the rectus - is a condition that is still little known in Italy. In this article you will find all the explanations on what diastasis of the rectus abdominis is, who suffers from it, which... Read More "Abdominal diastasis and REPA 'at a glance
In recent years, endoscopic surgery for diastasis of the rectus has become increasingly popular and widespread. The first endoscopic rectus diastasis surgery, REPA, was introduced by me in Italy in 2017,... Read More "Endoscopic rectus diastasis surgery: which technique?
The association between urinary incontinence and diastasis of the rectus would have been unthinkable only fifteen years ago: physiotherapists would never have considered the pelvic floor muscles in their treatments for lower back pain, and would have discouraged... Read More "Urinary incontinence and rectus diastasis
REPA, the innovative surgical procedure to repair diastasis of the rectum with minimally invasive techniques, has risen to the Olympus of great surgical techniques. On 18 September last, Surgical Endoscopy, one of the world's most prestigious scientific journals, published the... Read More "Diastasis of the rectum: REPA on Surgical Endoscopy
Abdominal diastasis consists of a separation of the rectus abdominis muscles, the two long central muscles of the abdomen. Most frequently due to pregnancy, it irreversibly affects about one third of women who have given birth; in men, abdominal diastasis can appear... Read More "Abdominal diastasis: laparoscopic surgery