Guidelines of the Italian Society of Videosurgery in Infancy (SIVI) for the minimally invasive treatment of fetal and neonatal ovarian cysts


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  • Salvatore Fabio Chiarenza Pediatric Surgery and Urologic Unit, Regional Center of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Urology, S. Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7822-2963
  • Maria Luisa Conighi Pediatric Surgery and Urologic Unit, Regional Center of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Urology, S. Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy.
  • Andrea Conforti Congenital Esophageal Disorders Unit, Neonatal Surgery Unit, Bambino Gesù Children’s Research Hospital, Rome, Italy.
  • Cosimo Bleve Pediatric Surgery and Urologic Unit, Regional Center of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Urology, S. Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy.
  • Ciro Esposito Pediatric Surgery Unit, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.
  • Maria Escolino Pediatric Surgery Unit, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.
  • Fabio Beretta Pediatric Surgery Unit, APSS, Trento, Italy.
  • Maurizio Cheli Pediatric Surgery Department Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy.
  • Vincenzo Di Benedetto Pediatric Surgery Unit, Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, Catania, Italy.
  • Maria Grazia Scuderi Pediatric Surgery Unit, Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, Catania, Italy.
  • Giovanni Casadio Pediatric Surgery Unit, Parma University Hospital, Parma, Italy.
  • Maurizio Marzaro Pediatric Surgery Unit, Local Health Unit 2, Treviso Hospital, Treviso, Italy.
  • Marco Gambino Pediatric Surgery Unit, Annunziata Civil Hospital, Cosenza, Italy.
  • Alessio Pini Prato Unit of Pediatric Surgery, The Children Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera SS Antonio e Biagio e Cesare Arrigo, Alessandria, Italy.
  • Francesco Molinaro Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neuroscience, Section of Pediatric Surgery, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.
  • Simona Gerocarni Nappo Pediatric Surgery Unit, Regina Margherita Hospital, Turin, Italy.
  • Paolo Caione Pediatric Surgery and Urologic Unit, Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesù, Rome, Italy.

In the last three decades, fetal ovarian cysts were diagnosed more frequently, due to technological improvement and the increasing use of prenatal screening ultrasound. Nonetheless, treatment uncertainties are still present, either prenatally or postnatally. Recently, significant innovations on diagnosis and treatment have been proposed and a more conservative, minimally invasive approach may be offered to the Pediatrician or the Surgeon who face with this condition during prenatal or neonatal age. (...)


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