Angelo Guttadauro

University of Milano-Bicocca

Dr. Angelo Guttadauro is a researcher at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy, and first-level manager at the U.O.C. of General Surgery, Zucchi Clinical Institute, Monza. He is the founder and head of the \"Hernia Center\" of Monza-Brianza. He has participated in research projects of the Ministry of University and Scientific and technological research. In 2015, Dr. Guttadauro obtained an international patent for a prosthesis for inguinal hernioplasty and standardized a new surgical technique for the application of the prosthesis. In 2017, he won the Innovation Grant award from the University of Milano-Bicocca. He is the author of ninety scientific publications, books, and abstracts in national and international journals and book chapters. He has presented his works in around 250 national and international congresses worldwide.

Angelo Guttadauro

2books edited

3chapters authored

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Acute appendicitis is a common pediatric abdominal emergency, although it can occur in any age group. The debated role of imaging in diagnosis and diagnostic delays make diagnosis particularly challenging in the elderly. Given the heterogeneity of the population that may be affected by this disease, it is not possible to stipulate a universally valid diagnostic process. As such, an individualized approach guided by age, sex, comorbidities, and clinical manifestations is always necessary. This book reviews the current state of the art in acute appendicitis to help surgeons administer proper and timely treatment.

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