Pierluigi Bove, MD

Pierluigi Bove, MD

University of Rome Tor Vergata

Rome, Italy

Dr. Pierluigi Bove graduated from the Medical and Surgical School at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, with a thesis entitled “The role of acetyl-beta-D glucosaminidase in assessment of renal injury during laparoscopic procedures: review of intra-and post-operative complications.” Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in Urology at the Tor Vergata University of Rome, and is a Clinical Consultant at the University Polyclinic of Tor Vergata (Rome). He has been a member of the Order of Physicians & Surgeons of Rome since 1999. In 2004, he completed a Surgical Fellowship under Fernando J. Kim, MD, MBA, FACS, at the University of Colorado in Denver. He is the author of several international textbook chapters in the field of urologic laparoscopic and robotic surgery, and a reviewer for the Journal of Endourology, BMC Urology, and the International Brazilian Journal of Urology. He is also a member of several professional organizations, including the Italian Society of Urology (SIU), the Italian Association of Endourology (IEA), and the European Association of Urology (EAU). He is also a Golden Glove Club Member of École Européen de Chirurgie in Paris, France. Additionally, he is an associate member of the Endourological Society in the United States.


Articles by Pierluigi Bove, MD

Renorrhaphy Techniques During Partial Nephrectomy: Technical Points and Functional Outcomes

Pierluigi Bove, MD, Assistant Professor in Urology at the Tor Vergata University of Rome and Clinical Consultant at the University Polyclinic of Tor Vergata (Rome), argues that focusing on three goals— achieving parenchymal hemostasis at the end of the resection phase, ensuring closure of the collecting system, and avoiding indirect trauma—can help physicians decide which suturing technique to utilize. He explains the necessity of suturing experience, important aspects of the patient’s lesion and vascular anatomy to consider when decision-making, and how to utilize proper resection techniques in renorrhaphy.

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Haemocomponents for Non Transfusional Use: Biological Aspects and New Urological Clinical Applications

Pierluigi Bove, MD, discusses the urological applications of haemocomponents, specifically using fibrin glue in the management of hemorrhagic cystitis. He explains the possibility of managing chronic cystitis, bladder pain syndrome, and chronic pelvic pain with platelet-rich plasma (PRP). Furthermore, he describes his upcoming project to test the effects of hyaluronic acid and PRP on the human epithelium.

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