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The role of imaging in the skeletal involvement of mucopolysaccharidoses.

Ital J Pediatr 2018 Nov 16;44(Suppl 2):118. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

Neuroradiology Unit, University Hospital "Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona", Politecnica University of Marche, Ancona, Italy.

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November 2018

Principles of hemodynamics for mechanical circulatory support: patho-physiological key aspects of assisted PCI.

Minerva Cardioangiol 2018 Oct 15;66(5):600-605. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy -

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October 2018

Contrast Fractional Flow Reserve (cFFR): A pragmatic response to the call for simplification of invasive functional assessment.

Int J Cardiol 2018 Oct;268:45-50

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli, Rome, Italy.

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October 2018

Neonatal Sepsis of Early Onset, and Hospital-Acquired and Community-Acquired Late Onset: A Prospective Population-Based Cohort Study.

J Pediatr 2018 Oct 24;201:106-114.e4. Epub 2018 Jul 24.

Department of Pediatrics, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; Paediatric Critical Care Research Group, Mater Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, Children's Health Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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October 2018

Neoatherosclerosis after drug-eluting stent implantation: a novel clinical and therapeutic challenge.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Pharmacother 2018 Oct 4. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Sciences, Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, Rome, Italy.

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October 2018

Identification of the most significant magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) radiomic features in oncological patients with vertebral bone marrow metastatic disease: a feasibility study.

Radiol Med 2018 Sep 6. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Department of Radiation Oncology - Gemelli-ART, Catholic University of Rome, School of Medicine, Foundation University Hospital "A. Gemelli", Largo A. Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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September 2018

Correlation between CD4CD28 T lymphocytes, regulatory T cells and plaque rupture: An Optical Coherence Tomography study in Acute Coronary Syndromes.

Int J Cardiol 2018 Sep 7. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Sciences, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy; Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Evolving Routine Standards in Invasive Hemodynamic Assessment of Coronary Stenosis: The Nationwide Italian SICI-GISE Cross-Sectional ERIS Study.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2018 Aug 23;11(15):1482-1491. Epub 2018 May 23.

Cardiovascular Institute, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Ferrara, Cona, Italy; Maria Cecilia Hospital, GVM Care & Research, E.S: Health Science Foundation, Cotignola, Italy. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Instability and impending instability in patients with vertebral metastatic disease.

Skeletal Radiol 2018 Aug 1. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

Institute of Radiology, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli, Largo A. Gemelli, 1, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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August 2018

Resolution of femoral metaphyseal dysplasia in CINCA syndrome after long-term treatment with interleukin-1 blockade.

Clin Rheumatol 2018 May 16. Epub 2018 May 16.

Institute of Radiology, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli, Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy.

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May 2018

Does sarcopenia affect outcome in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer harboring EGFR mutations?

Future Oncol 2018 Apr 12;14(10):919-926. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Polo Scienze Oncologiche ed Ematologiche, UOC di Oncologia Medica, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli - Largo Francesco Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy.

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April 2018

Quantitative Flow Ratio Identifies Nonculprit Coronary Lesions Requiring Revascularization in Patients With ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Multivessel Disease.

Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2018 Feb;11(2):e006023

From the Cardiovascular Institute, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Ferrara, Cona (FE), Italy (G.S., M.T., S.B., A.E., G.P., A.B., R.F., G.C.); Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark (J.W.); University Hospital Clínic, Cardiovascular Clinic Institute, Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, Spain (S.B., M.S.); Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy (A.M.L., C.T.); Division of Cardiology, Misericordia Hospital, Grosseto, Italy (A.P.); Bolognini Hospital, Seriate (BG), Italy (A.I.); Cardiologia Interventistica, A.O. Sant'Anna e San Sebastiano, Caserta, Italy (D.D.G.); Maria Cecilia Hospital, GVM Care and Research, E.S: Health Science Foundation, Cotignola, Italy (R.F., G.C.); Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands (J.H.C.R.); and University Hospital of Bern, Inselspital, Switzerland (M.V.).

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February 2018

Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases: An update with a critical appraisal.

Pharmacol Res 2018 01 7;127:67-76. Epub 2017 Jun 7.

Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, Rome, 00168, Italy. Electronic address:

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January 2018

cFFR as an alternative to FFR: please do not contrast simplicity!

EuroIntervention 2017 12 8;13(12):e1487-e1488. Epub 2017 Dec 8.

Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.

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December 2017

Not all plaque ruptures are born equal: an optical coherence tomography study.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 Nov;18(11):1271-1277

Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo F. Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy.

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November 2017

Feasibility and Safety of Right and Left Heart Catheterization Via an Antecubital Fossa Vein and the Radial Artery in Patients With Heart Failure.

J Invasive Cardiol 2017 Sep 15;29(9):301-308. Epub 2017 Jun 15.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo A. Gemelli, 8, 00168 Roma, Italy.

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September 2017

Frequency-domain optical coherence tomography plaque morphology in stable coronary artery disease: sex differences.

Coron Artery Dis 2017 Sep;28(6):472-477

Department of Cardiology, Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.

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September 2017

Computed Tomography and MR Imaging in Spondyloarthritis.

Radiol Clin North Am 2017 Sep 12;55(5):1009-1021. Epub 2017 Jun 12.

Department of Radiology, University of Foggia, Viale L. Pinto 1, Foggia 71100, Italy; Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, Scientific Institute Hospital, Viale Cappuccini 1, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia 71013, Italy.

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September 2017

SAPHO and Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis.

Radiol Clin North Am 2017 Sep;55(5):1035-1053

Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Twmpath Lane, Gobowen, Oswestry SY10 7AG, UK. Electronic address:

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September 2017

Emergency and Trauma of the Pelvic Ring.

Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 2017 Jul 1;21(3):210-217. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

Department of Radiology, University of Foggia (Italy), Foggia, Italy.

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July 2017

NT-proANP and NT-proBNP circulating levels as predictors of cardiovascular outcome following coronary stent implantation.

Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2016 Apr-May;17(3):162-8. Epub 2016 Feb 27.

IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, Italy; Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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February 2017

Spinal fractures in patients with ankylosing spondylitis.

Rheumatol Int 2016 Oct 5;36(10):1335-46. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

Institute of Radiology, School of Medicine, Catholic University, Largo A. Gemelli 1, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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October 2016

The ongoing search for simplifying fractional flow reserve assessment: the role of contrast medium.

Postepy Kardiol Interwencyjnej 2016 19;12(3):197-9. Epub 2016 Aug 19.

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli, Roma, Italy.

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September 2016

Medical care in free-beseiged Missolonghi (1822-1826). Johann Jacob Meyer and the first military hospital.

Acta Med Hist Adriat 2016 Aug;14(1):95-106

Radiology Imaging Department, General Hospital of Athens "G. Gennimatas", 28th Octovriou Street, N. Psychiko 15451, Athens, Greece.

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August 2016

Performances of low-dose dual-energy CT in reducing artifacts from implanted metallic orthopedic devices.

Skeletal Radiol 2016 Jul 31;45(7):937-47. Epub 2016 Mar 31.

Department of Radiological Sciences, Institute of Radiology, Catholic University of Rome, School of Medicine, University Hospital "A. Gemelli", Largo A. Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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July 2016

Neuropathic osteoarthropathy with and without superimposed osteomyelitis in patients with a diabetic foot.

Skeletal Radiol 2016 Jun 17;45(6):735-54. Epub 2016 Feb 17.

Institute of Radiology, School of Medicine, Catholic University, Largo A. Gemelli 1, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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June 2016

Concordance of angiographic and electrocardiographic indexes of microvascular obstruction: myocardial haemorrhage role.

J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 2016 May;17(5):382-91

aInstitute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart bDepartment of Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Nephrologic and Geriatric Sciences Sapienza University of Rome cInstitute of Radiology, Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy.

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May 2016

Incidence and Outcome of Group B Streptococcal Sepsis in Infants in Switzerland.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 Feb;35(2):222-4

From the *Service of Neonatology, Lausanne University Hospital, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; †Infectious Diseases Service, Lausanne University Hospital, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; ‡Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Research Center, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; §Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland; ¶Department of Pediatrics, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; ‖Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Children's Hospital of Geneva, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; **Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, University Children's Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; ††Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland; ‡‡Department of Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital of Eastern Switzerland St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland; §§Department of Neonatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; ¶¶Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Chur, Chur, Switzerland; ‖‖Paediatric Critical Care Research Group, Mater Research Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; and ***Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, Children's Health Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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February 2016

Epidemiology of Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in a Neonatology Ward.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2015 Nov 20;36(11):1305-12. Epub 2015 Aug 20.

1Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology,University Hospital of Zurich,University of Zurich,Zurich,Switzerland.

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November 2015

Clinical and procedural impact of aortic arch anatomic variants in carotid stenting procedures.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2015 Sep 2;86(3):480-9. Epub 2015 Apr 2.

Cardiovascular Sciences Department, Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.

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September 2015

Value of monoenergetic dual-energy CT (DECT) for artefact reduction from metallic orthopedic implants in post-mortem studies.

Skeletal Radiol 2015 Sep 12;44(9):1287-94. Epub 2015 May 12.

Department of Forensic Medicine and Imaging, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190/52, 8057, Zurich, Switzerland,

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September 2015

Laparoscopic appendectomy: Which factors are predictors of conversion? A high-volume prospective cohort study.

Int J Surg 2015 Sep 29;21:103-7. Epub 2015 Jul 29.

Department of Surgical and Medical Sciences (DIMEC), University of Bologna, General and Emergency Surgery Unit, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy.

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September 2015

Optical coherence tomography features of angiographic complex and smooth lesions in acute coronary syndromes.

Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2015 Jun 28;31(5):927-34. Epub 2015 Feb 28.

Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo F. Vito 1, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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June 2015

Spinal involvement in mucopolysaccharidoses: a review.

Childs Nerv Syst 2015 Feb 31;31(2):203-12. Epub 2014 Oct 31.

Department of Radiological Sciences, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Largo A. Gemelli, 1-00168, Rome, Italy,

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February 2015

The SAPHO syndrome revisited with an emphasis on spinal manifestations.

Skeletal Radiol 2015 Jan 21;44(1):9-24. Epub 2014 Oct 21.

Department of Radiological Sciences, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Largo A. Gemelli 1, 00168, Rome, Italy,

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January 2015

A systematic approach to vertebral hemangioma.

Skeletal Radiol 2015 Jan 28;44(1):25-36. Epub 2014 Oct 28.

Department of Radiological Sciences, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Largo A. Gemelli 1, 00168, Rome, Italy,

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January 2015

Linking phosphorus export and hydrologic modeling: a case study in Central Italy.

Environ Monit Assess 2014 Nov 7;186(11):7849-61. Epub 2014 Aug 7.

Department of Science and Technology for Agriculture, Forestry, Nature and Energy (DAFNE), University of Tuscia, Via San Camillo De Lellis snc, 01100, Viterbo, Italy.

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November 2014

Frequency-domain optical coherence tomography findings in patients with bifurcated lesions undergoing provisional stenting.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2014 May 18;15(5):547-55. Epub 2013 Nov 18.

Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L.go Gemelli 8, Rome 00168, Italy.

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May 2014

Sonoelastography for qualitative and quantitative evaluation of superficial soft tissue lesions: a feasibility study.

Eur Radiol 2014 Mar 22;24(3):566-73. Epub 2013 Nov 22.

Department of Radiological Sciences, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, "Policlinico A. Gemelli" Largo A. Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy,

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March 2014

Seronegative spondyloarthropathies: what radiologists should know.

Radiol Med 2014 Mar 22;119(3):156-63. Epub 2013 Nov 22.

S.C. di Radiodiagnostica, E.O. Ospedali Galliera, Mura delle Cappuccine 14, 16128, Genoa, Italy,

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March 2014

Effect of exercise on circulating endothelial progenitor cells in microvascular angina.

Circ J 2013 5;77(7):1777-82. Epub 2013 Apr 5.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.

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February 2014

Radial artery complications occurring after transradial coronary procedures using long hydrophilic-coated introducer sheath: a frequency domain-optical coherence tomography study.

Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2014 Jan 24;30(1):21-9. Epub 2013 Oct 24.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Policlinico A. Gemelli, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, L.go Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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January 2014

Growth properties of cardiac stem cells are a novel biomarker of patients' outcome after coronary bypass surgery.

Circulation 2014 Jan 18;129(2):157-72. Epub 2013 Nov 18.

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy (D.D'A., A.M.L., A.I., N.L., M.G., M. Manchi, A. Severino, F.G., G.B., A.M., C.S., G.L.D.M., C.C., A. Siracusano, L.O., M. Massetti, F.C.); and Departments of Anesthesia and Medicine, and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (D.D'A., R.K., S.H.S., P.G., A.L., P.A.).

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January 2014

Angiographic assessment of myocardial perfusion in Tako-Tsubo syndrome.

Int J Cardiol 2013 Oct 25;168(5):4717-22. Epub 2013 Jul 25.

Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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October 2013

No-reflow reversibility: a study based on serial assessment of multiple biomarkers.

J Cardiovasc Transl Res 2013 Oct 6;6(5):798-807. Epub 2013 Sep 6.

Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy,

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October 2013