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ANMCO position paper: Use of new oral anticoagulants for the treatment and prevention of pulmonary thromboembolism.
Enea I, Roncon L, Gulizia MM, Azzarito M, Becattini C, Bongarzoni A, Casazza F, Cuccia C, D'Agostino C, Rugolotto M, Vatrano M, Vinci E, Fenaroli P, Formigli D, Silvestri P, Nardi F, Vedovati MC, Scherillo M.
G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2016 Sep;17(9 Suppl 1):29S-67.

 

A new concentric double prosthesis for sutureless, magnetic-assisted aortic arch inclusion.
Cirillo M.
Med Hypotheses. 2016 Apr;89:89-95. Epub 2016 Feb 11.

 

Antiplatelet versus oral anticoagulant therapy as antithrombotic prophylaxis after mitral valve repair.
Paparella D, Di Mauro M, Bitton Worms K, Bolotin G, Russo C, Trunfio S, Scrofani R, Antona C, Actis Dato G, Casabona R, Colli A, Gerosa G, Renzulli A, Serraino F, Scrascia G, Zaccaria S, De Bonis M, Taramasso M, Delgado L, Tritto F, Marmo J, Parolari A, Myaseodova V, Villa E, Troise G, Nicolini F, Gherli T, Whitlock R, Conte M, Barili F, Gelsomino S, Lorusso R, Sciatti E, Marinelli D, Di Giammarco G, Calafiore AM, Sheikh A, Alfonso JJ, Glauber M, Miceli A; GIROC Investigators..
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May;151(5):1302-8.e1. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

 

Early and Midterm Outcome of Propensity-Matched Intermediate-Risk Patients Aged ≥80 Years With Aortic Stenosis Undergoing Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (from the Italian Multicenter OBSERVANT Study).
Fraccaro C, Tarantini G, Rosato S, Tellaroli P, D'Errigo P, Tamburino C, Onorati F, Ranucci M, Barbanti M, Grossi C, Santoro G, Santini F, Covello RD, Fusco D, Seccareccia F; OBSERVANT Research Group.
Am J Cardiol. 2016 May 1;117(9):1494-501. Epub 2016 Feb 17.

 

Electrical remodeling after cardiac resynchronization therapy and its relationship with the anatomical remodeling.
D'Onofrio A, Iuliano A, De Simone A, Pecora D, Rapacciuolo A, Ricciardi G, Marini M, Pepi P, Caico SI, Palmisano P, Giovannini T, Arena G, Maglia G, Ospizio R, Botto GL, Bertaglia E, Stabile G.
Int J Cardiol. 2016 May 15;211:86-7. Epub 2016 Mar 2. 

 

Immediate and Intermediate Outcome After Transapical Versus Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
Biancari F, Rosato S, D'Errigo P, Ranucci M, Onorati F, Barbanti M, Santini F, Tamburino C, Santoro G, Grossi C, Covello RD, Ventura M, Fusco D, Seccareccia F; OBSERVANT Research Group.
Am J Cardiol. 2016 Jan 15;117(2):245-51. 

 

International Expert Consensus on Sutureless and Rapid Deployment Valves in Aortic Valve Replacement Using Minimally Invasive Approaches.
Glauber M, Moten SC, Quaini E, Solinas M, Folliguet TA, Meuris B, Miceli A, Oberwalder PJ, Rambaldini M, Teoh KH, Bhatnagar G, Borger MA, Bouchard D, Bouchot O, Clark SC, Dapunt OE, Ferrarini M, Fischlein TJ, Laufer G, Mignosa C, Millner R, Noirhomme P, Pfeiffer S, Ruyra-Baliarda X, Shrestha ML, Suri RM, Troise G, Gersak B.
Innovations (Phila). 2016 May-Jun;11(3):165-73. 

 


Magnitude of QRS duration reduction after biventricular pacing identifies responders to cardiac resynchronization therapy.
Coppola G, Ciaramitaro G, Stabile G, DOnofrio A, Palmisano P, Carità P, Mascioli G, Pecora D, De Simone A, Marini M, Rapacciuolo A, Savarese G, Maglia G, Pepi P, Padeletti L, Pierantozzi A, Arena G, Giovannini T, Caico SI, Nugara C, Ajello L, Malacrida M, Corrado E.
Int J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 15;221:450-5. Epub 2016 Jul 1.

 

Outcome After General Anesthesia Versus Monitored Anesthesia Care in Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
D'Errigo P, Ranucci M, Covello RD, Biancari F, Rosato S, Barbanti M, Onorati F, Tamburino C, Santoro G, Grossi C, Santini F, Bontempi K, Fusco D, Seccareccia F; OBSERVANT Research Group.
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2016 Oct;30(5):1238-43. Epub 2016 May 21.

 

Prevalence of true left bundle branch block in current practice of cardiac resynchronization therapy implantation.
Migliore F, Baritussio A, Stabile G, Reggiani A, D'Onofrio A, Palmisano P, Caico SI, De Simone A, Marini M, Pecora D, Padeletti L, Botto GL, Malacrida M, Bertaglia E.
J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2016 Jul;17(7):462-8.

 

Prognostic Role of Right Ventricular Function in Patients With Heart Failure Undergoing Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy.
Rapacciuolo A, Maffè S, Palmisano P, Ferraro A, Cecchetto A, D'Onofrio A, Solimene F, Musatti P, Paffoni P, Esposito F, Parravicini U, Agresta A, Botto GL, Malacrida M, Stabile G.
Clin Cardiol. 2016 Nov;39(11):640-645. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

 

Reply: TAVI in Lower Risk Patients: Revolution or Nonsense? Keep Calm and Select Patients.
Barbanti M, Tamburino C, D'Errigo P, Ranucci M, Onorati F, Covello RD, Santini F, Rosato S, Santoro G, Fusco D, Grossi C, Seccareccia F; OBSERVANT Research Group.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Mar 22;67(11):1381-2.

 

Results of surgical aortic valve replacement and transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with previous coronary artery bypass grafting.
Onorati F, D'Onofrio A, Biancari F, Salizzoni S, De Feo M, Agrifoglio M, Mariscalco G, Lucchetti V, Messina A, Musumeci F, Santarpino G, Esposito G, Santini F, Magagna P, Beghi C, Aiello M, Ratta ED, Savini C, Troise G, Cassese M, Fischlein T, Glauber M, Passerone G, Punta G, Juvonen T, Alfieri O, Gabbieri D, Mangino D, Agostinelli A, Livi U, Di Gregorio O, Minati A, Rinaldi M, Gerosa G, Faggian G; RECORD- & ITA-investigators..
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun;22(6):806-12. Epub 2016 Mar 14.

 

Right ventricular lead placement and ventricular dyssynchrony in a pacemaker population: An acute analysis from the evaluation of apical and non-apical position (right pace) study.
Muto C, Calvi V, Botto GL, Pecora D, Zuccaro LM, Costa A, Ciaramitaro G, Airò Farulla R, Nigro G, Tuccillo B, Racheli M, Lilli A, Reggiani A, Malacrida M, Valsecchi S, Maglia G.
Int J Cardiol. 2016 Dec 15;225:296-299. Epub 2016 Oct 3.

 


Risk Factors for Permanent Pacemaker after Implantation of Surgical or Percutaneous Self-Expanding Aortic Prostheses.
Villa E, Clerici A, Messina A, Testa L, Bedogni F, Moneta A, Donatelli F, Troise G.
J Heart Valve Dis. 2016 Nov;25(6):663-671.

 

Scar Detection by Pulse-Cancellation Echocardiography: Validation by CMR in Patients With Recent STEMI.
Gaibazzi N, Bianconcini M, Marziliano N, Parrini I, Conte MR, Siniscalchi C, Faden G, Faggiano P, Pigazzani F, Grassi F, Albertini L.
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Nov;9(11):1239-1251. Epub 2016 May 25.

 

Sutureless, rapid deployment valves and stented bioprosthesis in aortic valve replacement: recommendations of an International Expert Consensus Panel.
Gersak B, Fischlein T, Folliguet TA, Meuris B, Teoh KH, Moten SC, Solinas M, Miceli A, Oberwalder PJ, Rambaldini M, Bhatnagar G, Borger MA, Bouchard D, Bouchot O, Clark SC, Dapunt OE, Ferrarini M, Laufer G, Mignosa C, Millner R, Noirhomme P, Pfeiffer S, Ruyra-Baliarda X, Shrestha M, Suri RM, Troise G, Diegeler A, Laborde F, Laskar M, Najm HK, Glauber M.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Mar;49(3):709-18. Epub 2015 Oct 29.

 

Time series analysis of physiologic left ventricular reconstruction in ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Cirillo M, Campana M, Brunelli F, Dalla Tomba M, Mhagna Z, Messina A, Villa E, Natalini G, Troise G.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug;152(2):382-91. Epub 2016 Apr 14.

 

Transcatheter and surgical sutureless prosthesis for open-heart mitro-aortic valve replacement.
Messina A, Villa E, Dalla Tomba M, Troise G.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Nov;50(5):997. Epub 2016 Jun 13. 

 

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Compared With Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Low-Risk Patients.
Rosato S, Santini F, Barbanti M, Biancari F, D'Errigo P, Onorati F, Tamburino C, Ranucci M, Covello RD, Santoro G, Grossi C, Ventura M, Fusco D, Seccareccia F; OBSERVANT Research Group.
Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 May;9(5):e003326.

 

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Stenosis in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Stages 3b to 5.
D'Errigo P, Moretti C, D'Ascenzo F, Rosato S, Biancari F, Barbanti M, Santini F, Ranucci M, Miceli A, Tamburino C, Onorati F, Santoro G, Grossi C, Fusco D, Seccareccia F; OBSERVANT Research Group.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug;102(2):540-7. Epub 2016 Apr 26.
 

1-Year Outcomes After Transfemoral Transcatheter or Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: Results From the Italian OBSERVANT Study.
Tamburino C, Barbanti M, D'Errigo P, Ranucci M, Onorati F, Covello RD, Santini F, Rosato S, Santoro G, Fusco D, Grossi C, Seccareccia F; OBSERVANT Research Group.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Aug 18;66(7):804-12. 


Challenge for perceval: aortic valve replacement with small sutureless valves--a multicenter study.
Villa E, Messina A, Laborde F, Shrestha M, Troise G, Zannis K, Haverich A, Elfarra M, Folliguet T.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Apr;99(4):1248-54. 


Interlead anatomic and electrical distance predict outcome in CRT patients.
Stabile G, D'Onofrio A, Pepi P, De Simone A, Santamaria M, Caico SI, Rapacciuolo A, Padeletti L, Pecora D, Giovannini T, Arena G, Spotti A, Iuliano A, Bertaglia E, Malacrida M, Botto GL.
Heart Rhythm. 2015 Nov;12(11):2221-9. 


Management and Long-Term Prognosis of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection.
Lettieri C, Zavalloni D, Rossini R, Morici N, Ettori F, Leonzi O, Latib A, Ferlini M, Trabattoni D, Colombo P, Galli M, Tarantini G, Napodano M, Piccaluga E, Passamonti E, Sganzerla P, Ielasi A, Coccato M, Martinoni A, Musumeci G, Zanini R, Castiglioni B.
Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jul 1;116(1):66-73. 


Mid-term results of aortic valve surgery in redo scenarios in the current practice: results from the multicentre European RECORD (REdo Cardiac Operation Research Database) initiative†.
Onorati F, Biancari F, De Feo M, Mariscalco G, Messina A, Santarpino G, Santini F, Beghi C, Nappi G, Troise G, Fischlein T, Passerone G, Heikkinen J, Faggian G.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Feb;47(2):269-80; discussion 280. 


Prevalence of true left bundle branch block in current practice of cardiac resynchronization therapy implantation.
Migliore F, Baritussio A, Stabile G, Reggiani A, D'Onofrio A, Palmisano P, Caico SI, De Simone A, Marini M, Pecora D, Padeletti L, Botto GL, Malacrida M, Bertaglia E.
J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2015 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print]


Osteopetrosis: a Case of 'Hostile Chest' Associated with Symptomatic Aortic Valve Stenosis.
Villa E, Lauria G, Messina A, Rizzi A, D'Ambrosio A, Leonzi O, Sabatini T, Troise G.
J Heart Valve Dis. 2015 Jan;24(1):126-9.

 

Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement International Registry (SU-AVR-IR): design and rationale from the International Valvular Surgery Study Group (IVSSG).
Di Eusanio M, Phan K, Bouchard D, Carrel TP, Dapunt OE, Di Bartolomeo R, Eichstaedt HC, Fischlein T, Folliguet T, Gersak B, Glauber M, Haverich A, Misfeld M, Oberwalder PJ, Santarpino G, Shrestha ML, Solinas M, Vola M, Alamanni F, Albertini A, Bhatnagar G, Carrier M, Clark S, Collart F, Kappert U, Kocher A, Meuris B, Mignosa C, Ouda A, Pelletier M, Rahmanian PB, Reineke D, Teoh K, Troise G, Villa E, Wahlers T, Yan TD.
Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Mar;4(2):131-9. 


The heart of Italians. A population survey on the perception and evaluation of the National Health Service by citizens with heart disease and without heart disease (with special reference to cardiology)].
Ottani F, La Vecchia L, Diamanti I, Pozzati A, Gardani L, Fresco C, Lettino M, Cuccia C.
G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2015 May;16(5):304-10. 


Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Stenosis Patients Undergoing Chronic Dialysis.
Ohno Y, Attizzani GF, Barbanti M, D'Errigo P, Grossi C, Covello RD, Onorati F, Santini F, Ranucci M, Rosato S, Santoro G, Fusco D, Tamburino C, Seccareccia F; OBSERVANT Research Group.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jul 7;66(1):93-4. 

 

Why NAO: Know How. Why and how to choose the new oral anticoagulant in cardiological clinical practice].
Rossini R, Pecora D, Ferlini M, Gentile F, Moschini L, Pedrinazzi C, Ravizza P, Romano M, Canova P, Oliva F.,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2015 Mar;16(3):161-74. 

 

 

SURGICAL DEPARTMENT

Current Role of Minimally Invasive Radical Cholecystectomy for Gallbladder Cancer.
Zimmitti G, Manzoni A, Guerini F, Ramera M, Bertocchi P, Aroldi F, Zaniboni A, Rosso E.
Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2016;2016:7684915. Epub 2016 Nov 3. 

 

First and repeat liver resection for primary and recurrent intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.
Souche R, Addeo P, Oussoultzoglou E, Herrero A, Rosso E, Navarro F, Fabre JM, Bachellier P.
Am J Surg. 2016 Aug;212(2):221-9. Epub 2015 Oct 3.

 

Laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy with superior mesenteric artery-first approach and pancreatogastrostomy assisted by mini-laparotomy.
Zimmitti G, Manzoni A, Addeo P, Garatti M, Zaniboni A, Bachellier P, Rosso E.
Surg Endosc. 2016 Apr;30(4):1670-1. Epub 2015 Jul 9.

 

Preoperative Cholangitis and Future Liver Remnant Volume Determine the Risk of Liver Failure in Patients Undergoing Resection for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma.
Ribero D, Zimmitti G, Aloia TA, Shindoh J, Forchino F, Amisano M, Passot G, Ferrero A, Vauthey JN.
J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jul;223(1):87-97. Epub 2016 Feb 13.

 

Robotic middle pancreatectomy with the double pursestring invaginated pancreaticogastrostomy (with video).
Addeo P, Langella S, Arru L, De Blasi V, Rosso E, Bachellier P.
J Visc Surg. 2016 Dec;153(6):475-476. Epub 2016 Jun 29. 

 

First and repeat liver resection for primary and recurrent intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.
Souche R, Addeo P, Oussoultzoglou E, Herrero A, Rosso E, Navarro F, Fabre JM, Bachellier P.
Am J Surg. 2015 Oct 3. pii: S0002-9610(15)00539-5. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Innovative technology for colostomy irrigation: assessing the impact on patients.
Pace S, Manuini F, Maculotti D.
Minerva Chir. 2015 Oct;70(5):311-8.


Resection of Borderline Resectable and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinomas after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy.
Addeo P, Rosso E, Fuchshuber P, Oussoultzoglou E, De Blasi V, Simone G, Belletier C, Dufour P, Bachellier P.
Oncology. 2015;89(1):37-46. 

 

GERIATRICS DEPARTMENT

Adherence to antithrombotic therapy guidelines improves mortality among elderly patients with atrial fibrillation: insights from the REPOSI study.
Proietti M, Nobili A, Raparelli V, Napoleone L, Mannucci PM, Lip GY; REPOSI investigators.
Clin Res Cardiol. 2016 Nov;105(11):912-920. Epub 2016 May 31.

 

Aging clinical problems: a difficult balance between age and frailty.
Rozzini R.
Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2016 Jun 22;84(1-2):727. doi: 10.4081/monaldi.2015.727.


Assessment of the Incremental Diagnostic Value of Florbetapir F 18 Imaging in Patients With Cognitive Impairment: The Incremental Diagnostic Value of Amyloid PET With [18F]-Florbetapir (INDIA-FBP) Study.
Boccardi M, Altomare D, Ferrari C, Festari C, Guerra UP, Paghera B, Pizzocaro C, Lussignoli G, Geroldi C, Zanetti O, Cotelli MS, Turla M, Borroni B, Rozzini L, Mirabile D, Defanti C, Gennuso M, Prelle A, Gentile S, Morandi A, Vollaro S, Volta GD, Bianchetti A, Conti MZ, Cappuccio M, Carbone P, Bellandi D, Abruzzi L, Bettoni L, Villani D, Raimondi MC, Lanari A, Ciccone A, Facchi E, Di Fazio I, Rozzini R, Boffelli S, Manzoni L, Salvi GP, Cavaliere S, Belotti G, Avanzi S, Pasqualetti P, Muscio C, Padovani A, Frisoni GB; Incremental Diagnostic Value of Amyloid PET With [18F]-Florbetapir (INDIA-FBP) Working Group.
JAMA Neurol. 2016 Dec 1;73(12):1417-1424. 

 

Assessing and treating pain in movement disorders, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, severe acquired brain injury, disorders of consciousness, dementia, oncology and neuroinfectivology. Evidence and recommendations from the Italian Consensus Conference on Pain in Neurorehabilitation.
Bartolo M, Chiò A, Ferrari S, Tassorelli C, Tamburin S, Avenali M, Azicnuda E, Calvo A, Caraceni AT, Defazio G, DE Icco R, Formisano R, Franzoni S, Greco E, Jedrychowska I, Magrinelli F, Manera U, Marchioni E, Mariotto S, Monaco S, Pace A, Saviola D, Springhetti I, Tinazzi M, DE Tanti A; Italian Consensus Conference on Pain in Neurorehabilitation (ICCPN)
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2016 Dec;52(6):841-854. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

 

"Delirium Day": a nationwide point prevalence study of delirium in older hospitalized patients using an easy standardized diagnostic tool.
Bellelli G, Morandi A, Di Santo SG, Mazzone A, Cherubini A, Mossello E, Bo M, Bianchetti A, Rozzini R, Zanetti E, Musicco M, Ferrari A, Ferrara N, Trabucchi M; Italian Study Group on Delirium (ISGoD).
BMC Med. 2016 Jul 18;14:106. 

 

Predictors of clinical events occurring during hospital stay among elderly patients admitted to medical wards in Italy.
Rossi PD, Bilotta C, Consonni D, Nobili A, Damanti S, Marcucci M, Mannucci PM, Mari D; REPOSI Investigators.
Eur J Intern Med. 2016 Jul;32:38-42. Epub 2016 May 4.

 


Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with Use of QT-Prolonging Drugs in Hospitalized Older People.
Franchi C, Ardoino I, Rossio R, Nobili A, Biganzoli EM, Marengoni A, Marcucci M, Pasina L, Tettamanti M, Corrao S, Mannucci PM; REPOSI Investigators.
Drugs Aging. 2016 Jan;33(1):53-61. 

 

Therapeutic Duplicates in a Cohort of Hospitalized Elderly Patients: Results from the REPOSI Study.
Pasina L, Astuto S, Cortesi L, Tettamanti M, Franchi C, Marengoni A, Mannucci PM, Nobili A; REPOSI Investigators.
Drugs Aging. 2016 Sep;33(9):647-54. 


 

Adherence to antibiotic treatment guidelines and outcomes in the hospitalized elderly with different types of pneumonia.
Rossio R, Franchi C, Ardoino I, Djade CD, Tettamanti M, Pasina L, Salerno F, Marengoni A, Corrao S, Marcucci M, Peyvandi F, Biganzoli EM, Nobili A, Mannucci PM; REPOSI Investigators.
Eur J Intern Med. 2015 Jun;26(5):330-7. 


Brain and kidney, victims of atrial microembolism in elderly hospitalized patients? Data from the REPOSI study.
Corrao S, Argano C, Nobili A, Marcucci M, Djade CD, Tettamanti M, Pasina L, Franchi C, Marengoni A, Salerno F, Violi F, Mannucci PM, Perticone F; REPOSI Investigators.
Eur J Intern Med. 2015 May;26(4):243-9. 

 

Choosing wisely: practical considerations on treatment efficacy and safety of asthma in the elderly.
Scichilone N, Ventura MT, Bonini M, Braido F, Bucca C, Caminati M, Del Giacco S, Heffler E, Lombardi C, Matucci A, Milanese M, Paganelli R, Passalacqua G, Patella V, Ridolo E, Rolla G, Rossi O, Schiavino D, Senna G, Steinhilber G, Vultaggio A, Canonica G.
Clin Mol Allergy. 2015 Jun 22;13(1):7. 


Gender difference in drug use in hospitalized elderly patients.
Santalucia P, Franchi C, Djade CD, Tettamanti M, Pasina L, Corrao S, Salerno F, Marengoni A, Marcucci M, Nobili A, Mannucci PM; REPOSI Investigators.
Eur J Intern Med. 2015 Sep;26(7):483-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2015.07.006. Epub 2015 Jul 22.

 

How far from correct is the use of adrenaline auto-injectors? A survey in Italian patients.
Ridolo E, Montagni M, Bonzano L, Savi E, Peveri S, Costantino MT, Crivellaro M, Manzotti G, Lombardi C, Caminati M, Incorvaia C, Senna G.
Intern Emerg Med. 2015 Dec;10(8):937-41


Non respiratory symptoms in asthma as possible predictors of exacerbations.
Liccardi G, Baldi G, Berra A, Carpentieri E, Cutajar M, D'Amato M, Del Donno M, Del Prato B, Folletti I, Gani F, Gargano D, Giannattasio D, Giovannini M, Infantino A, Lombardi C, Lo Schiavo M, Madonna F, Maniscalco M, Meriggi A, Milanese M, Montera C, Pio A, Russo M, Salzillo A, Scavalli P, Scichilone N, Sposato B, Stanziola A, Starace A, Vatrella A, D'Amato G, Passalacqua G.
J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2015 Sep-Oct;3(5):798-800.e2. 


The perception of allergen-specific immunotherapy among pediatricians in the primary care setting.
Landi M, Meglio P, Praitano E, Lombardi C, Passalacqua G, Canonica GW.
Clin Mol Allergy. 2015 Jul 24;13(1):15. 


The perception of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Syndrome (OSAHS) among Italian general practitioners.
Lombardi C, Musicco E, Bettoncelli G, Milanese M, Senna G, Braido F, Canonica GW.
Clin Mol Allergy. 2015 Apr 15;13(1):4. 


The stigma of low opioid prescription in the hospitalized multimorbid elderly in Italy.
Marengoni A, Nobili A, Corli O, Djade CD, Bertoni D, Tettamanti M, Pasina L, Corrao S, Salerno F, Marcucci M, Mannucci PM; REPOSI investigators.
Intern Emerg Med. 2015 Apr;10(3):305-13. 


Under-detection of delirium and impact of neurocognitive deficits on in-hospital mortality among acute geriatric and medical wards.
Bellelli G, Nobili A, Annoni G, Morandi A, Djade CD, Meagher DJ, Maclullich AM, Davis D, Mazzone A, Tettamanti M, Mannucci PM; REPOSI (REgistro POliterapie SIMI) Investigators.
Eur J Intern Med. 2015 Nov;26(9):696-704. 


What is the factor that improves adherence to allergen-specific immunotherapy? A secretary!
Lombardi C.
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015 Jun;114(6):530-1. 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE, GASTROENTEROLOGY AND ENDOSCOPY

Barriers against split-dose bowel preparation for colonoscopy.
Radaelli F, Paggi S, Repici A, Gullotti G, Cesaro P, Rotondano G, Cugia L, Trovato C, Spada C, Fuccio L, Occhipinti P, Pace F, Fabbri C, Buda A, Manes G, Feliciangeli G, Manno M, Barresi L, Anderloni A, Dulbecco P, Rogai F, Amato A, Senore C, Hassan C.
Gut. 2016 Apr 19. pii: gutjnl-2015-311049. Epub ahead of print.

 

Pre- and post-procedural quality indicators for colonoscopy: A nationwide survey.
Paggi S, Amato A, Anderloni A, Annese V, Barresi L, Buda A, Cesaro P, Di Giulio E, Gullotti G, Fabbri C, Fiori G, Fuccio L, Manno M, Musso A, Rondonotti E, Trovato C, Hassan C, Repici A, Radaelli F; Bowell Group..
Dig Liver Dis. 2016 Jul;48(7):759-64. doi: 10.1016/j.dld.2016.03.017. Epub 2016 Mar 29.

 

Prognostic variables for the clinical success of flexible endoscopic septotomy of Zenker's diverticulum.
Costamagna G, Iacopini F, Bizzotto A, Familiari P, Tringali A, Perri V, Bella A.
Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Apr;83(4):765-73. Epub 2015 Sep 3.


 

Dark sputum: An atypical presentation of primary pulmonary malignant melanoma.
Filippini A, Zorzi F, Bna' C, Arnaboldi A, Sabatini T.
Respir Med Case Rep. 2015 May 14;15:118-20. 

 

 

ONCOLOGIC DEPARTMENT

A randomized trial of intensive versus minimal surveillance of patients with resected Dukes B2-C colorectal carcinoma.
Rosati G, Ambrosini G, Barni S, Andreoni B, Corradini G, Luchena G, Daniele B, Gaion F, Oliverio G, Duro M, Martignoni G, Pinna N, Sozzi P, Pancera G, Solina G, Pavia G, Pignata S, Johnson F, Labianca R, Apolone G, Zaniboni A, Monteforte M, Negri E, Torri V, Mosconi P, Fossati R; GILDA working group..
Ann Oncol. 2016 Feb;27(2):274-80. Epub 2015 Nov 16.

 

Adjuvant Carboplatin Treatment in 115 Patients With Stage I Seminoma: Retrospective Multicenter Survey.
Diminutto A, Basso U, Maruzzo M, Morelli F, De Giorgi U, Perin A, Fraccon AP, Lo Re G, Rizzi A, Sava T, Fornarini G, Valcamonico F, Zustovich F, Massari F, Zanardi E, Roma A, Zattoni F, Zagonel V.
Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2016 Apr;14(2):e161-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clgc.2015.12.009. Epub 2015 Dec 17.

 

Aflibercept: focus on tolerability.
Zaniboni A.
Recenti Prog Med. 2016 Dec;107(12):647-651. 

 

Angiogenesis genotyping and clinical outcome during regorafenib treatment in metastatic colorectal cancer patients.
Giampieri R, Salvatore L, Del Prete M, Prochilo T, D'Anzeo M, Loretelli C, Loupakis F, Aprile G, Maccaroni E, Andrikou K, Bianconi M, Bittoni A, Faloppi L, Demurtas L, Montironi R, Scarpelli M, Falcone A, Zaniboni A, Scartozzi M, Cascinu S.
Sci Rep. 2016 Apr 27;6:25195. 

 

Breast-conserving treatment for ductal carcinoma in situ: Impact of boost and tamoxifen on local recurrences.
Cutuli B, Wiezzane N, Palumbo I, Barbieri P, Guenzi M, Huscher A, Borghesi S, Delva C, Iannone T, Vianello E, Rosetto ME, Aristei C.
Cancer Radiother. 2016 Jun;20(4):292-8. doi: 10.1016/j.canrad.2016.04.004. Epub 2016 Jun 22.

 

Demographic, tumor and clinical features of clinical trials versus clinical practice patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer: results of a prospective study.
Arpino G, Michelotti A, Truini M, Montemurro F, Russo S, Palumbo R, Zamagni C, Latorre A, Bruzzese D, Riccardi F, De Laurentiis M, Beano A, Biganzoli L, Zaniboni A, Laudadio L, Malagoli M, Bilancia D, Schettini F, Giuliano M, Cazzaniga ME, De Placido S.
J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2016 Mar;142(3):669-78. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

 

Early Integration of Palliative Care in Oncology Practice: Results of the Italian Association of Medical Oncology (AIOM) Survey.
Zagonel V, Torta R, Franciosi V, Brunello A, Biasco G, Cattaneo D, Cavanna L, Corsi D, Farina G, Fioretto L, Gamucci T, Lanzetta G, Magarotto R, Maltoni M, Mastromauro C, Melotti B, Meriggi F, Pavese I, Piva E, Sacco C, Tonini G, Trentin L, Ermacora P, Varetto A, Merlin F, Gori S, Cascinu S, Pinto C; AIOM Simultaneous & Continuous Care (SCC) Task Force-ESMO-DCs..
J Cancer. 2016 Sep 27;7(14):1968-1978. eCollection 2016.

 

Eribulin in Male Patients With Breast Cancer: The First Report of Clinical Outcomes.
Giotta F, Acito L, Candeloro G, Del Medico P, Gadaleta-Caldarola G, Giordano G, Gueli R, Lugini A, Magri V, Mandarà M, Masci G, Pisconti S, Pistelli M, Rizzi A, Salesi N, Schirone A, Scognamiglio G, Tedeschi M, Zucchinelli P.
Oncologist. 2016 Oct 14. pii: theoncologist.2016-0022. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Pancreatic cancer: New hopes after first line treatment.
Aroldi F, Bertocchi P, Savelli G, Rosso E, Zaniboni A.
World J Gastrointest Oncol. 2016 Sep 15;8(9):682-7. 

 

Pancreatic Cancer: Promises and Failures of Target Therapies.
Aroldi F, Bertocchi P, Rosso E, Prochilo T, Zaniboni A.
Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2016;11(1):33-8.

 

Phase III trial comparing 3-6 months of adjuvant FOLFOX4/XELOX in stage II-III colon cancer: safety and compliance in the TOSCA trial.
Lonardi S, Sobrero A, Rosati G, Di Bartolomeo M, Ronzoni M, Aprile G, Scartozzi M, Banzi M, Zampino MG, Pasini F, Marchetti P, Cantore M, Zaniboni A, Rimassa L, Ciuffreda L, Ferrari D, Barni S, Zagonel V, Maiello E, Rulli E, Labianca R; TOSCA (Three or Six Colon Adjuvant) Investigators..
Ann Oncol. 2016 Nov;27(11):2074-2081. Epub 2016 Aug 29.

 

Predictors of long-term response to abiraterone in patients with metastastic castration-resistant prostate cancer: a retrospective cohort study.
Verzoni E, De Giorgi U, Derosa L, Caffo O, Boccardo F, Facchini G, Porcu L, De Vincenzo F, Zaniboni A, Chiuri VE, Fratino L, Santini D, Adamo V, De Vivo R, Dinota A, Messina C, Ricotta R, Caserta C, Scavelli C, Susi M, Tartarone A, Surace G, Mosca A, Bruno M, Barni S, Grassi P, Procopio G.
Oncotarget. 2016 Jun 28;7(26):40085-40094. 

 

Prognostic factors after R0 resection of colorectal cancer liver metastases: A systematic review and pooled-analysis.
Petrelli F, Coinu A, Zaniboni A, Pietrantonio F, Barni S.
Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2016;11(1):56-62. Review.

 

Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma With Enteric Differentiation: Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Morphology.
Nottegar A, Tabbò F, Luchini C, Brunelli M, Bria E, Veronese N, Santo A, Cingarlini S, Gilioli E, Ogliosi C, Eccher A, Montagna L, Pedron S, Doglioni C, Cangi MG, Inghirami G, Chilosi M.
Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2016 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]

 

QT Prolongation and Anticancer Drugs: Is it a Cardiologist's Worry? The Oncologist's Point of View.
Aroldi F, Prochilo T, Bonini E, Zaniboni A.
Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2016;11(3):260-5. Review.

 

Ramucirumab-paclitaxel as second-line therapy for advanced gastric cancer: Poliambulanza experience.
Aroldi F, Ogliosi C, Zaniboni A.
Recenti Prog Med. 2016 Apr;107(4):193-8

 

Randomised, open-label, phase II study of gemcitabine with and without IMM-101 for advanced pancreatic cancer.
Dalgleish AG, Stebbing J, Adamson DJ, Arif SS, Bidoli P, Chang D, Cheeseman S, Diaz-Beveridge R, Fernandez-Martos C, Glynne-Jones R, Granetto C, Massuti B, McAdam K, McDermott R, Martín AJ, Papamichael D, Pazo-Cid R, Vieitez JM, Zaniboni A, Carroll KJ, Wagle S, Gaya A, Mudan SS.
Br J Cancer. 2016 Sep 27;115(7):789-96. Epub 2016 Sep 6.

 

Response from Drs. Formica/Zaniboni to Dr. Milano.
Formica V, Zaniboni A.
Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2016 Aug;78(2):247. Epub 2016 Jun 17. No abstract available.

 

TAS-102 (Lonsurf) for the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer. A Concise Review.
Zaniboni A, Bertocchi P, Barni S, Petrelli F.
Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2016 Dec;15(4):292-297. Epub 2016 Jun 23. 

 

TAS-102, the first "cardio-gentle" fluoropyrimidine in the colorectal cancer landscape?
Petrelli F, Barni S, Bertocchi P, Zaniboni A.
BMC Cancer. 2016 Jul 4;16:386. doi: 10.1186/s12885-016-2409-8.

 

The Best. First. Anti-EGFR before anti-VEGF, in the first-line treatment of RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer: from bench to bedside.
Zaniboni A, Formica V.
Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2016 Aug;78(2):233-44. doi: 10.1007/s00280-016-3032-8. Epub 2016 Apr 18. Review.


A randomized, multicenter, phase II study of vandetanib monotherapy versus vandetanib in combination with gemcitabine versus gemcitabine plus placebo in subjects with advanced biliary tract cancer: the VanGogh study.
Santoro A, Gebbia V, Pressiani T, Testa A, Personeni N, Arrivas Bajardi E, Foa P, Buonadonna A, Bencardino K, Barone C, Ferrari D, Zaniboni A, Tronconi MC, Cartenì G, Milella M, Comandone A, Ferrari S, Rimassa L.
Ann Oncol. 2015 Mar;26(3):542-7. 

 

Adherence to AIOM (Italian Association of Medical Oncology) lung cancer guidelines in Italian clinical practice: Results from the RIGHT-3 (research for the identification of the most effective and highly accepted clinical guidelines for cancer treatment) study.
Barni S, Maiello E, Di Maio M, Ardizzoni A, Cappuzzo F, Maranzano E, Novello S, Bennati C, Ori A, Rizzoli S, Crinò L; RIGHT-3 study group.
Lung Cancer. 2015 Nov;90(2):234-42. 


Assessing cancer caregivers' needs for an early targeted psychosocial support project: The experience of the oncology department of the Poliambulanza Foundation.
Meriggi F, Andreis F, Premi V, Liborio N, Codignola C, Mazzocchi M, Rizzi A, Prochilo T, Rota L, Di Biasi B, Bertocchi P, Abeni C, Ogliosi C, Aroldi F, Zaniboni A.
Palliat Support Care. 2015 Aug;13(4):865-73. 


Cancer Cachexia: One Step Ahead.
Meriggi F.
Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2015;10(3):246-50.


Clear cell thymic carcinoma: a case report.
Bertocchi P, Meriggi F, Zambelli C, Zorzi F, Zaniboni A.
Tumori. 2015 Mar-Apr;101(2):e73-4.


Docetaxel plus oxaliplatin with or without fluorouracil or capecitabine in metastatic or locally recurrent gastric cancer: a randomized phase II study.
Van Cutsem E, Boni C, Tabernero J, Massuti B, Middleton G, Dane F, Reichardt P, Pimentel FL, Cohn A, Follana P, Clemens M, Zaniboni A, Moiseyenko V, Harrison M, Richards DA, Prenen H, Pernot S, Ecstein-Fraisse E, Hitier S, Rougier P.
Ann Oncol. 2015 Jan;26(1):149-56.

 

Early tumor shrinkage and depth of response predict long-term outcome in metastatic colorectal cancer patients treated with first-line chemotherapy plus bevacizumab: results from phase III TRIBE trial by the Gruppo Oncologico del Nord Ovest.
Cremolini C, Loupakis F, Antoniotti C, Lonardi S, Masi G, Salvatore L, Cortesi E, Tomasello G, Spadi R, Zaniboni A, Tonini G, Barone C, Vitello S, Longarini R, Bonetti A, D'Amico M, Di Donato S, Granetto C, Boni L, Falcone A.
Ann Oncol. 2015 Jun;26(6):1188-94. 

 

Efficacy and safety of antivascular drugs after anti-EFGR: aflibercept after cetuximab, a clinical case.
Aroldi F, Zaniboni A.
Recenti Prog Med. 2015 Dec;106(12):653e-6e. 


Efficacy of oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy + bevacizumab as first-line treatment for advanced colorectal cancer: a systematic review and pooled analysis of published trials.
Petrelli F, Coinu A, Ghilardi M, Cabiddu M, Zaniboni A, Barni S.
Am J Clin Oncol. 2015 Apr;38(2):227-33. 

 

FOLFOXIRI plus bevacizumab versus FOLFIRI plus bevacizumab as first-line treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer: updated overall survival and molecular subgroup analyses of the open-label, phase 3 TRIBE study.
Cremolini C, Loupakis F, Antoniotti C, Lupi C, Sensi E, Lonardi S, Mezi S, Tomasello G, Ronzoni M, Zaniboni A, Tonini G, Carlomagno C, Allegrini G, Chiara S, D'Amico M, Granetto C, Cazzaniga M, Boni L, Fontanini G, Falcone A.
Lancet Oncol. 2015 Oct;16(13):1306-15. 


Gemcitabine Plus Nab-Paclitaxel as Second-Line and Beyond Treatment for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer: a Single Institution Retrospective Analysis.
Bertocchi P, Abeni C, Meriggi F, Rota L, Rizzi A, Di Biasi B, Aroldi F, Ogliosi C, Savelli G, Rosso E, Zaniboni A.
Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2015;10(2):142-5.


Guidelines for the management of Helicobacter pylori infection in Italy: The III Working Group Consensus Report 2015.
Zagari RM, Romano M, Ojetti V, Stockbrugger R, Gullini S, Annibale B, Farinati F, Ierardi E, Maconi G, Rugge M, Calabrese C, Di Mario F, Luzza F, Pretolani S, Savio A, Gasbarrini G, Caselli M.
Dig Liver Dis. 2015 Nov;47(11):903-12. 

New active drugs for the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer.
Zaniboni A.
World J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Dec 27;7(12):356-9.


Oxaliplatin-induced hypersensitivity reaction: underlying mechanisms and management.
Aroldi F, Prochilo T, Bertocchi P, Zaniboni A.
J Chemother. 2015 Feb;27(2):63-6. 


Prognostic clinical factors in pretreated colorectal cancer patients receiving regorafenib: implications for clinical management.
Del Prete M, Giampieri R, Loupakis F, Prochilo T, Salvatore L, Faloppi L, Bianconi M, Bittoni A, Aprile G, Zaniboni A, Falcone A, Scartozzi M, Cascinu S.
Oncotarget. 2015 Oct 20;6(32):33982-92. 


Randomized trial of TAS-102 for refractory metastatic colorectal cancer.
Mayer RJ, Van Cutsem E, Falcone A, Yoshino T, Garcia-Carbonero R, Mizunuma N, Yamazaki K, Shimada Y, Tabernero J, Komatsu Y, Sobrero A, Boucher E, Peeters M, Tran B, Lenz HJ, Zaniboni A, Hochster H, Cleary JM, Prenen H, Benedetti F, Mizuguchi H, Makris L, Ito M, Ohtsu A; RECOURSE Study Group.
N Engl J Med. 2015 May 14;372(20):1909-19. 


Real-world study of everolimus in advanced progressive neuroendocrine tumors.
Panzuto F, Rinzivillo M, Fazio N, de Braud F, Luppi G, Zatelli MC, Lugli F, Tomassetti P, Riccardi F, Nuzzo C, Brizzi MP, Faggiano A, Zaniboni A, Nobili E, Pastorelli D, Cascinu S, Merlano M, Chiara S, Antonuzzo L, Funaioli C, Spada F, Pusceddu S, Fontana A, Ambrosio MR, Cassano A, Campana D, Cartenì G, Appetecchia M, Berruti A, Colao A, Falconi M, Delle Fave G.
Oncologist. 2015 May;20(5):570. 

 

Regorafenib in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer: a review and an update].
Zaniboni A, Mansueto G.
Recenti Prog Med. 2015 Dec;106(12):629-33. 

 

That tumor you're going to get tomorrow … maybe: making an informed decision.
Aitini E, Adami F, Barni S, Zaniboni A.
Tumori. 2015 Jul 24;101(4):e113-4. 

 

The Modified Glasgow Prognostic Score and Survival in Colorectal Cancer: A Pooled Analysis of the Literature.
Petrelli F, Barni S, Coinu A, Bertocchi P, Borgonovo K, Cabiddu M, Ghilardi M, Zaniboni A.
Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2015;10(2):135-41.


The value of lactate dehydrogenase serum levels as a prognostic and predictive factor for advanced pancreatic cancer patients receiving sorafenib.
Faloppi L, Bianconi M, Giampieri R, Sobrero A, Labianca R, Ferrari D, Barni S, Aitini E, Zaniboni A, Boni C, Caprioni F, Mosconi S, Fanello S, Berardi R, Bittoni A, Andrikou K, Cinquini M, Torri V, Scartozzi M, Cascinu S; Italian Group for the Study of Digestive Tract Cancer (GISCAD).
Oncotarget. 2015 Oct 27;6(33):35087-94. 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGY AND IMAGE DIAGNOSTICS

18F-Fluorocholine PET/CT Finding of a Vertebral Hemangioma.
Savelli G, Perotti V, Rosso E, Pizzocaro C, Magnaldi S.
Clin Nucl Med. 2016 Aug;41(8):e390-1. 

 

(123) I-2β-carbomethoxy-3β-(4-iodophenyl)-N-(3-fluoropropyl) nortropane single photon emission computed tomography and (123) I-metaiodobenzylguanidine myocardial scintigraphy in differentiating dementia with lewy bodies from other dementias: A comparative study.
Tiraboschi P, Corso A, Guerra UP, Nobili F, Piccardo A, Calcagni ML, Volterrani D, Cecchin D, Tettamanti M, Antelmi L, Vidale S, Sacco L, Merello M, Stefanini S, Micheli A, Vai P, Capitanio S, Gabanelli SV, Riva R, Pinto P, Biffi AM, Muscio C; SCILLA Working Group.
Ann Neurol. 2016 Sep;80(3):368-78. doi: 10.1002/ana.24717. Epub 2016 Aug 2.

 

Benign biliary strictures refractory to standard bilioplasty treated using polydoxanone biodegradable biliary stents: retrospective multicentric data analysis on 107 patients.
Mauri G, Michelozzi C, Melchiorre F, Poretti D, Pedicini V, Salvetti M, Criado E, Falcò Fages J, De Gregorio MÁ, Laborda A, Sonfienza LM, Cornalba G, Monfardini L, Panek J, Andrasina T, Gimenez M.
Eur Radiol. 2016 Nov;26(11):4057-4063. Epub 2016 Mar 4.

 

Do Beliefs about the Pathogenetic Role of Amyloid Affect the Interpretation of Amyloid PET in the Clinic.
Boccardi M, Altomare D, Ferrari C, Festari C, Antelmi L, Pievani M, Tarallo A, Muscio C, Guerra UP, Paghera B, Padovani A, Frisoni GB; INDIA-FBP Working Group..
Neurodegener Dis. 2016;16(1-2):111-7. Epub 2015 Dec 1.

 

Histologically-Proven Efficacy of Bland Embolization in a Patient with Net Liver Metastasis.
Monfardini L, Varano GM, Foà R, Della Vigna P, Bonomo G, Bertani E, Guerini-Rocco E, Spada F, Orsi F.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2016 Jun;39(6):948-52. doi: 10.1007/s00270-015-1284-z. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

 


Optimizing the MRI protocol of the sacroiliac joints in Spondyloarthritis: which para-axial sequence should be used?
Giraudo C, Magnaldi S, Weber M, Puchner A, Platzgummer H, Kainberger F, Schueller-Weidekamm C.
Eur Radiol. 2016 Jan;26(1):122-9. doi: 10.1007/s00330-015-3790-4. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

 

Posterior mediastinal extramedullary hematopoiesis secondary to hypoxia.
Solazzo A, D'Auria V, Moccia LG, Vatrella A, Bocchino M, Rea G.
Transl Med UniSa. 2016 May 16;14:1-4. eCollection 2016 May.


Somatostatin receptors imaging and therapy in a patient affected by esthesioneuroblastoma with meningeal metastases. A classic example of theranostic approach.
Savelli G, Bartolomei M, Bignardi M.
J Neurooncol. 2016 May;127(3):617-9. Epub 2016 Feb 2


Standardized Uptake Value Ratio-Independent Evaluation of Brain Amyloidosis.
Chincarini A, Sensi F, Rei L, Bossert I, Morbelli S, Guerra UP, Frisoni G, Padovani A, Nobili F; Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.
J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Oct 18;54(4):1437-1457.


Successful Treatment of Resistant Hypertension by Means of Chronic Renal Artery Occlusion Revascularization in a Fragile Patient.
Spezia L, Perandini S, Augelli R, Puppini G, Montemezzi S.
Pol J Radiol. 2016 Nov 10;81:532-535. eCollection 2016.

 

A very unusual and aggressive form of a primary pulmonary meningioma seen with a ⁶⁸Ga-DOTATOC PET/CT image.
Caobelli F, Facchetti F, Pizzocaro C, Ferrari V, Savelli G, Guerra UP.
Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol. 2015 Mar-Apr;34(2):123-4. 


Abnormalities in cortical gray matter density in borderline personality disorder.
Rossi R, Lanfredi M, Pievani M, Boccardi M, Rasser PE, Thompson PM, Cavedo E, Cotelli M, Rosini S, Beneduce R, Bignotti S, Magni LR, Rillosi L, Magnaldi S, Cobelli M, Rossi G, Frisoni GB.
Eur Psychiatry. 2015 Feb;30(2):221-7.


"Evaluation of the Sendai and 2012 International Consensus Guidelines based on cross-sectional imaging findings performed for the initial triage of mucinous cystic lesions of the pancreas: a single institution experience with 114 surgically treated patients." Or rather "Don Giovanni o sia il convitato di pietra".
Savelli G, Bertagna F, Zaniboni A, Bosio G.
Am J Surg. 2015 Feb;209(2):429-30. 


Clinical trial design of serious gaming in mild cognitive impairment.
Muscio C, Tiraboschi P, Guerra UP, Defanti CA, Frisoni GB.
Front Aging Neurosci. 2015 Mar 11;7:26. 


Feasibility of one-eighth time gated myocardial perfusion SPECT functional imaging using IQ-SPECT.
Caobelli F, Thackeray JT, Soffientini A, Bengel FM, Pizzocaro C, Guerra UP.
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2015 Nov;42(12):1920-8. 


Histologically-Proven Efficacy of Bland Embolization in a Patient with Net Liver Metastasis.
Monfardini L, Varano GM, Foà R, Della Vigna P, Bonomo G, Bertani E, Guerini-Rocco E, Spada F, Orsi F.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2015 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print]


ImmunoPET in Neoplasms of Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver and Pancreas in the XXIst Century: Bridging the Gap Between Diagnosis and Therapy.
Savelli G, Basile P, Andreoli M, Pizzocaro C, Kaiser SR, Zaniboni A.
Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2015;10(2):146-54.


Local Recurrence of Renal Cancer After Surgery: Prime Time for Percutaneous Thermal Ablation?
Monfardini L, Varano GM, Foà R, Della Vigna P, Bonomo G, Orsi F.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2015 Dec;38(6):1542-7. 


Moderated Poster Session 2: Sunday 3 May 2015, 15:30-16:30Room: Moderated Poster Area.
Sharir T, Pinskiy M, Brodkin B, Rochman A, Prochorov V, Bojko A, Merzon K, Pardes A, Ghotbi AA, Hasbak P, Christensen T, Engstroem T, Lassen M, Kjaer AA, Ficaro E, Murthy VL, Corbett JR, Zoccarato O, Marcassa C, Matheoud R, Savi A, Indovina L, Ren Kaiser S, Bom MJ, Van Der Zee PM, Cornel JH, Van Der Zant FM, Knol R, Pizzi MN, Roque A, Fernandez-Hidalgo N, Cuellar-Calabria H, Gonzalez-Alujas MT, Oristrell G, Rodriguez-Palomares J, Tornos P, Aguade-Bruix S, Berezin A, Kremzer A, Gautier M, Legallois D, Belin A, Agostini D, Manrique A.
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 May;16 Suppl 1:i8-i10. 


Positron Emission Tomography for the Response Evaluation following Treatment with Chemotherapy in Patients Affected by Colorectal Liver Metastases: A Selected Review.
Zaniboni A, Savelli G, Pizzocaro C, Basile P, Massetti V.
Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2015;2015:706808. doi: 10.1155/2015/706808. Epub 2015 May 11. Review.


Poster Session 3: Tuesday 5 May 2015, 08:30-12:30Room: Poster Area.
Ferreira M, Robalo MM, Saraiva T, Cunha MJ, Goncalves L, Albuquerque A, Ramos D, Costa G, Lima J, Pego M, Peovska I, Davceva Pavlovska J, Pop Gorceva D, Zdravkovska M, Vavlukis M, Kostova N, Bulugahapitiya DS, Feben A, Avison M, Foley J, Martin J, De Graaf MA, Van Den Hoogen IJ, Leen AC, Kharagjitsingh AV, Kroft LJ, Jukema JW, Bax JJ, Scholte AJ, Patel K, Mahan M, Ananthasubramaniam K, Durmus Altun G, Alpay M, Altun A, Andreini D, Pontone G, Mushtaq S, Bertella E, Conte E, Segurini C, Volpato V, Petulla M, Baggiano A, Pepi M, Van Dijk JD, Huizing ED, Jager PL, Slump CH, Ottervanger JP, Van Dalen JA, Yambao E, Calleja HB, Sibulo AS, Ramirez Moreno A, Siles Rubio JR, Noureddine M, Munoz-Bellido J, Bravo R, Martinez F, Valle A, Milan A, Inigo-Garcia L, Velasco T, Ramaiah VL, Devanbu JS, Taywade SK, Hejjaji VS, Zafrir N, Bental T, Gutstein A, Solodky A, Mats I, Kornowski R, Lagan J, Hasleton J, Meah M, Mcshane J, Trent R, Massalha S, Israel O, Koskosi A, Kopelovich M, Marai I, Venuraju S, Jeevarethinam A, Dumo A, Ruano S, Darko D, Cohen M, Nair D, Rosenthal M, Rakhit R, Lahiri A, Pizzi MN, Roque A, Fernandez-Hidalgo N, Cuellar-Calabria H, Gonzalez-Alujas MT, Oristrell G, Rodriguez-Palomares J, Tornos P, Aguade-Bruix S, Smettei O, Abazid R, Ahmed WM, Samy W, Behairy N, Tayeh O, Hassan A, Berezin A, Kremzer A, Samura T, Berezina T, Scrima G, Bertuccio G, Canseco Nadia N, Cruz Raul CR, Gonzalez Cristian GC, Hernandez Salvador SH, Alexanderson Erick E, Zerahn B, Shugushev Z, Maximkin D, Chepurnoy A, Volkova O, Tsedenova A, Faibushevich A, Baranovich V, Yoshida H, Mizukami A, Matsumura A, Keller M, Silber S, Falcao A, Imada R, Azouri LO, Giorgi M, Santos RD, Mello SL, Kalil Filho R, Meneghetti JC, Chalela WA, Kanni L, Ohrman T, Nygren AT, Irabi RD, Falcao A, Imada R, Azouri LO, Parisotto T, Soares J Jr, Kalil Filho R, Meneghetti JC, Chalela WA, Burrell S, Burrell S, Lo C, Zavadovskyi K, Gulya M, Lishmanov YU, Amin A, Kandeel A, Shaban M, Nawito Z, Caobelli F, Soffientini A, Thackeray JT, Bengel FM, Pizzocaro C, Guerra UP, Hellberg SE, Silvola J, Kiugel M, Liljenback H, Savisto N, Thiele A, Laine V, Knuuti J, Roivainen A, Saraste A, Ismail B, Hadizad T, Dekemp R, Beanlands R, Dasilva JN, Hyafil F, Sorbets E, Duchatelle V, Rouzet F, Le Guludec D, Feldman L, Martire VD, De Pierris C, Martire MV, Pis Diez ER, Ramaiah V, Devanbu JS, Hejjaji VS, Lebasnier A, Legallois D, Peyronnet D, Desmonts C, Zalcman G, Bienvenu B, Agostini D, Manrique A, Solomyanyy V, Mintale I, Zabunova M, Narbute I, Ratniece M, Jakobsons E, Kaire K, Kamzola G, Briede I, Jegere S, Erglis A, Mostafa S, Abdelkader M, Abdelkader H, Abdelkhlek S, Khairy E, Huidu S, Popescu A, Lacau S, Huidu A, Dimulescu D, Abazid R, Smettei O, Sayed S, Al Harby F, Habeeb A, Saqqah H, Merganiab S, Selvanayagam J, Harms HJ, Tolbod LP, Hansson NH, Kero T, Orndahl LH, Kim WY, Bouchelouche K, Wiggers H, Frokiaer J, Sorensen J, Hansson NH, Tolbod L, Harms HJ, Wiggers H, Kim WY, Hansen E, Zaremba T, Frokiaer J, Sorensen J, Harms HJ, Tolbod LP, Hansson NH, Kero T, Orndahl LH, Kim WY, Bouchelouche K, Wiggers H, Frokiaer J, Sorensen J.
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 May;16 Suppl 1:i59-i69.

Pre- and post-therapy (18)F-FDG PET/CT of a patient affected by non-HIV multicentric IgG4-related Castleman disease.
Savelli G, Muni A, Falchi R, Giuffrida F.
Blood Res. 2015 Dec;50(4):260-2. doi: 10.5045/br.2015.50.4.260. Epub 2015 Dec 21. No abstract available.


Recommendations from the Italian Interdisciplinary Working Group (AIMN, AIP, SINDEM) for the utilization of amyloid imaging in clinical practice.
Guerra UP, Nobili FM, Padovani A, Perani D, Pupi A, Sorbi S, Trabucchi M.
Neurol Sci. 2015 Jun;36(6):1075-81. 


Somatostatin Receptors in an Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma Relapse Evidenced By 68Ga DOTANOC PET/CT.
Savelli G, Muni A.
Clin Nucl Med. 2015 Jul;40(7):e363-5. 


Somatostatin receptors over-expression in castration resistant prostate cancer detected by PET/CT: preliminary report of in six patients.
Savelli G, Muni A, Falchi R, Zaniboni A, Barbieri R, Valmadre G, Minari C, Casi C, Rossini P.
Ann Transl Med. 2015 Jun;3(10):145. 

 

The importance of a correct positioning of the heart using IQ-SPECT system with multifocal collimators in myocardial perfusion imaging: a phantom study.
Caobelli F, Ren Kaiser S, Thackeray JT, Bengel FM, Chieregato M, Soffientini A, Pizzocaro C, Savelli G, Guerra UP, Galelli M, Zoccarato O.
J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Feb;22(1):57-65. 

 

The role of neuroimaging in evaluating patients affected by Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: a systematic review of the literature.
Caobelli F, Cobelli M, Pizzocaro C, Pavia M, Magnaldi S, Guerra UP.
J Neuroimaging. 2015 Jan-Feb;25(1):2-13. 

 

Ultrasound guided high intensity focused ultrasound (USgHIFU) ablation for uterine fibroids: Do we need the microbubbles?
Orsi F, Monfardini L, Bonomo G, Krokidis M, Della Vigna P, Disalvatore D.
Int J Hyperthermia. 2015 May;31(3):233-9. 

 

Unusual Adrenal Gland Metastasis in a Patient with Follicular Carcinoma of the Thyroid Evidenced by (18)F-FDG PET/CT and Confirmed by Biopsy.
Caobelli F, Quartuccio N, Pizzocaro C, Savelli G, Guerra UP.
Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2015 Mar;49(1):73-5. 

 

 

EMERGENCY AND URGENCY DEPARTMENT

Assessment of Factors Related to Auto-PEEP.
Natalini G, Tuzzo D, Rosano A, Testa M, Grazioli M, Pennestrì V, Amodeo G, Marsilia PF, Tinnirello A, Berruto F, Fiorillo M, Filippini M, Peratoner A, Minelli C, Bernardini A; VENTILAB Group..
Respir Care. 2016 Feb;61(2):134-41. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

 

Effect of external PEEP in patients under controlled mechanical ventilation with an auto-PEEP of 5 cmH2O or higher.
Natalini G, Tuzzo D, Rosano A, Testa M, Grazioli M, Pennestrì V, Amodeo G, Berruto F, Fiorillo M, Peratoner A, Tinnirello A, Filippini M, Marsilia PF, Minelli C, Bernardini A; VENTILAB group.
Ann Intensive Care. 2016 Dec;6(1):53. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

 

PEEP and Mechanical Ventilation: We Are Warned, We Cannot Ignore-Reply.
Natalini G, Tuzzo D, Rosano A.
Respir Care. 2016 May;61(5):721. 

 

 

ALLERGOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY AND RESPIRATORY DISEASES UNIT

Appropriateness in allergic respiratory diseases health care in Italy: definitions and organizational aspects.
Lombardi C, Savi E, Costantino MT, Heffler E, Milanese M, Passalacqua G, Canonica GW; Italian Allergic Respiratory Diseases Task Force..
Clin Mol Allergy. 2016 Apr 19;14:5. 

 

Asthma phenotypes: the intriguing selective intervention with Montelukast.
Marcello C, Carlo L.
Asthma Res Pract. 2016 Aug 12;2:11. eCollection 2016

 

Italian Multicenter Cross-Sectional Study (AISAG) on light smoking and allergic diseases in adults.
Lombardi C, Passalacqua G; A.A.I.T.O Italian Smoke and Allergy Group AISAG..
Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Mar;48(2):49-54.

 

Phenotyping asthma in the elderly: allergic sensitization profile and upper airways comorbidity in patients older than 65 years.
Lombardi C, Raffetti E, Caminati M, Liccardi G, Passalacqua G, Reccardini F, Ridolo E, Senna G, Steinhilber G, Milanese M; ELSA Study Group..
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016 Mar;116(3):206-11. Epub 2016 Jan 11.

 

Drop-out rate among patients treated with omalizumab for severe asthma: literature review and real-life experience
Caminati M, Senna G, Stefanizi G and Omalizumab Network study group (Lombardi C et al.) 
BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2016 16: 128.
 

 

MOTHER'S AND BABY'S HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Outcome in monochorionic twin pregnancies with selective intrauterine growth restriction according to the umbilical artery Doppler pattern of the smaller twin: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Buca D, Pagani G, Rizzo G, Familiari A, Flacco ME, Manzoli L, Liberati M, Fanfani F, Scambia G, D'Antonio F.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Nov 18. Epub ahead of print.


Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound in detecting birthweight discordance in twin pregnancies: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Leombroni M, Liberati M, Fanfani F, Pagani G, Familiari A, Buca D, Manzoli L, Scambia G, Rizzo G, D'Antonio F.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Nov 2. Epub ahead of print.

 

Efficacy of a new technique - INtubate-RECruit-SURfactant-Extubate - "IN-REC-SUR-E" - in preterm neonates with respiratory distress syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Vento G, Pastorino R, Boni L, Cota F, Carnielli V, Cools F, Dani C, Mosca F, Pillow J, Polglase G, Tagliabue P, van Kaam AH, Ventura ML, Tana M, Tirone C, Aurilia C, Lio A, Ricci C, Gambacorta A, Consigli C, D'Onofrio D, Gizzi C, Massenzi L, Cardilli V, Casati A, Bottino R, Pontiggia F, Ciarmoli E, Martinelli S, Ilardi L, Colnaghi M, Matassa PG, Vendettuoli V, Villani P, Fusco F, Gazzolo D, Ricotti A, Ferrero F, Stasi I, Magaldi R, Maffei G, Presta G, Perniola R, Messina F, Montesano G, Poggi C, Giordano L, Roma E, Grassia C, Ausanio G, Sandri F, Mescoli G, Giura F, Garani G, Solinas A, Lucente M, Nigro G, Del Vecchio A, Petrillo F, Orfeo L, Grappone L, Quartulli L, Scorrano A, Messner H, Staffler A, Gargano G, Balestri E, Nobile S, Cacace C, Meli V, Dallaglio S, Pasqua B, Mattia L, Gitto E, Vitaliti M, Re MP, Vedovato S, Grison A, Berardi A, Torcetta F, Guidotti I, di Fabio S, Maranella E, Mondello I, Visentin S, Tormena F.
Trials. 2016 Aug 18;17:414.

 

Outcomes Associated With Isolated Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum: A Meta-analysis.
D'Antonio F, Pagani G, Familiari A, Khalil A, Sagies TL, Malinger G, Leibovitz Z, Garel C, Moutard ML, Pilu G, Bhide A, Acharya G, Leombroni M, Manzoli L, Papageorghiou A, Prefumo F.
Pediatrics. 2016 Sep;138(3). pii: e20160445. 

 

Outcome of ovarian cysts diagnosed on prenatal ultrasound: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Bascietto F, Liberati M, Marrone L, Khalil A, Pagani G, Gustapane S, Leombroni M, Buca D, Flacco ME, Rizzo G, Acharya G, Manzoli L, D'Antonio F.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Jun 21. Epub ahead of print

 

 

HEAD AND NECK DEPARTMENT

White matter lesions and vascular vertigo: clinical correlation and findings on cranial magnetic resonance imaging.
Gamba P, Pavia M.
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2016 Jul;20(13):2786-91.

 

 

NURSING AND TECHNICAL SERVICE

Hospital-acquired functional decline in older patients cared for in acute medical wards and predictors: Findings from a multicentre longitudinal study.
Palese A, Gonella S, Moreale R, Guarnier A, Barelli P, Zambiasi P, Allegrini E, Bazoli L, Casson P, Marin M, Padovan M, Picogna M, Taddia P, Salmaso D, Chiari P, Frison T, Marognolli O, Benaglio C, Canzan F, Ambrosi E, Saiani L; ESAMED Group..
Geriatr Nurs. 2016 May-Jun;37(3):192-9. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2016.01.001. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

 

In-hospital elderly mortality and associated factors in 12 Italian acute medical units: findings from an exploratory longitudinal study.
Ambrosi E, De Togni S, Guarnier A, Barelli P, Zambiasi P, Allegrini E, Bazoli L, Casson P, Marin M, Padovan M, Picogna M, Taddia P, Salmaso D, Chiari P, Frison T, Marognolli O, Canzan F, Saiani L, Palese A.
Aging Clin Exp Res. 2016 May 7. Epub ahead of print


Nursing care as a predictor of phlebitis related to insertion of a peripheral venous cannula in emergency departments: findings from a prospective study.
Palese A, Ambrosi E, Fabris F, Guarnier A, Barelli P, Zambiasi P, Allegrini E, Bazoli L, Casson P, Marin M, Padovan M, Picogna M, Taddia P, Salmaso D, Chiari P, Marognolli O, Canzan F, Saiani L; ESAMED Group..
J Hosp Infect. 2016 Mar;92(3):280-6. Epub 2015 Nov 24.


Overcoming redundancies in bedside nursing assessments by validating a parsimonious meta-tool: findings from a methodological exercise study.
Palese A, Marini E, Guarnier A, Barelli P, Zambiasi P, Allegrini E, Bazoli L, Casson P, Marin M, Padovan M, Picogna M, Taddia P, Chiari P, Salmaso D, Marognolli O, Canzan F, Ambrosi E, Saiani L, Grassetti L.
J Eval Clin Pract. 2016 Oct;22(5):771-80. Epub 2016 May 3.


Post-hoc validation of the Conley Scale in predicting the risk of falling with older in-hospital medical patients: findings from a multicentre longitudinal study.
Palese A, Gonella S, Lant A, Guarnier A, Barelli P, Zambiasi P, Allegrini E, Bazoli L, Casson P, Marin M, Padovan M, Picogna M, Taddia P, Salmaso D, Chiari P, Frison T, Marognolli O, Canzan F, Ambrosi E, Saiani L.
Aging Clin Exp Res. 2016 Feb;28(1):139-46. Epub 2015 May 30.