Andrea Sanna

“Mother Teresa of Calcutta” Hospital

Andrea Sanna, MD, is a Chief of General Surgery at Adria Hospital, Padua, Italy. He graduated in General Surgery from Ferrara University, Italy. His main clinical interests include minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancer, abdominal wall reconstruction, and thyroid surgery. His areas of surgical specialty include laparoscopic colonic and gastric cancer; laparoscopic primary and incisional abdominal wall repair; extended-view, totally extraperitoneal primary and incisional abdominal wall hernia reconstruction; minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy (MIVAT); and Desarda’s groin hernia repair technique. Dr. Sanna has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and authored several book chapters in general surgery. He is a member of several surgical associations including Associazione dei Chirurghi Ospedalieri Italiani (ACOI), European Hernia Society, and Società Italiana di Endocrinochriurgia (SIUEC).

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Andrea Sanna

The minimally invasive approach in medicine is one of the most common areas of interest in surgery.Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery describes the latest trends, indications, techniques, and approaches in minimally invasive surgery. It provides step-by-step instructions for both routine and diagnostic procedures via illustrations and video collection.

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