Publications by authors named "Federica Grillo"

100Publications

Lung fibrosis: an undervalued finding in COVID-19 pathological series.

Lancet Infect Dis 2020 Jul 28. Epub 2020 Jul 28.

Anatomic Pathology Unit, Policlinico San Martino Hospital, Genova, Italy.

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July 2020

Erratum: Benelli, R., et al. Aspartate-β-Hydroxylase: A Promising Target to Limit the Local Invasiveness of Colorectal Cancer. , , 971.

Cancers (Basel) 2020 05 13;12(5). Epub 2020 May 13.

SSD Oncologia Molecolare e Angiogenesi, IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132 Genova, Italy.

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May 2020

Brentuximab-related apoptotic colopathy.

Pathology 2020 06 25;52(4):483-484. Epub 2020 Apr 25.

Anatomic Pathology, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino IRCCS, Genova, Italy; Anatomic Pathology, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genova, Genova, Italy. Electronic address:

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June 2020

Aspartate-β-Hydroxylase: A Promising Target to Limit the Local Invasiveness of Colorectal Cancer.

Cancers (Basel) 2020 Apr 14;12(4). Epub 2020 Apr 14.

SSD Oncologia Molecolare e Angiogenesi, IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132 Genova, Italy.

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April 2020

Rectal mixed neuroendocrine non-neuroendocrine neoplasm (MiNEN): High grade evolution of a MANET?

Pathol Res Pract 2020 04 20;216(4):152869. Epub 2020 Feb 20.

Ospedale Policlinico San Martino IRCCS, Genova, Italy; Anatomic Pathology Unit, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genova, Italy.

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April 2020

PD-L1 in small bowel adenocarcinoma is associated with etiology and tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, in addition to microsatellite instability.

Mod Pathol 2020 07 17;33(7):1398-1409. Epub 2020 Feb 17.

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pavia and Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo Hospital, Pavia, Italy.

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July 2020

Eradication of hepatitis C virus infection disclosing a previously hidden, underlying autoimmune hepatitis: Autoimmune hepatitis and HCV.

Ann Hepatol 2020 Mar - Apr;19(2):222-225. Epub 2019 Dec 5.

Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Italy; IRCCS-Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genoa, Italy. Electronic address:

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December 2019

Growth Factors Delivery System for Skin Regeneration: An Advanced Wound Dressing.

Pharmaceutics 2020 Feb 3;12(2). Epub 2020 Feb 3.

Department of Internal Medicine (DIMI), University of Genova, viale Benedetto XV 10, 16132 Genova, Italy.

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February 2020

Comparison of pathology sampling protocols for pancreatoduodenectomy specimens.

Virchows Arch 2020 May 4;476(5):735-744. Epub 2019 Dec 4.

Anatomic Pathology Unit, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132, Genoa, Italy.

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May 2020

Lymph node number, surface area and lymph node ratio are important prognostic indicators in neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy treated rectal cancer.

J Clin Pathol 2020 Mar 25;73(3):162-166. Epub 2019 Sep 25.

Department of Surgery, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico per l'Oncologia, Genova, Italy.

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March 2020

Morphology and Molecular Features of Rare Colorectal Carcinoma Histotypes.

Cancers (Basel) 2019 Jul 23;11(7). Epub 2019 Jul 23.

Anatomic Pathology, Department of Integrated Surgical and Diagnostic Sciences (DISC), University of Genoa and Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, 16132 Genoa, Italy.

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July 2019

Safety and efficacy of hydroxytyrosol-based formulation on skin inflammation: in vitro evaluation on reconstructed human epidermis model.

Daru 2019 Jun 26;27(1):283-293. Epub 2019 May 26.

Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences, University of Messina, Via Ferdinando Stagno d'Alcontres, 31, Viale SS. Annunziata, 98166, Messina, ME, Italy.

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June 2019

A rare rarity: Neuroendocrine tumor of the esophagus.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2019 May 2;137:92-107. Epub 2019 Mar 2.

Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Unit, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori "Fondazione G. Pascale", IRCCS, Naples, Italy.

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May 2019

Adenocarcinoma With Osseous Metaplasia: Is It Bad to the Bone?

Int J Surg Pathol 2020 Feb 8;28(1):70-72. Epub 2019 Apr 8.

University of Genova, Genova, Italy.

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February 2020

Abdominal Ectopic Thyroid Tissue: The Man From Istanbul.

Int J Surg Pathol 2019 Aug 14;27(5):553-555. Epub 2019 Mar 14.

1 University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

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August 2019

Yellow Is the New Black.

Int J Surg Pathol 2019 Dec 7;27(8):881-883. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

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December 2019

Agar pre-embedding of small skin biopsies: real-life benefits and challenges in high throughput pathology laboratories.

J Clin Pathol 2019 Jun 20;72(6):448-451. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

Anatomic Pathology, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), Univeristy of Genoa, Genoa, Italy

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June 2019

Coping with formalin banning in pathology: under vacuum long-term tissue storage with no added formalin.

Histochem Cell Biol 2019 Jun 2;151(6):501-511. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Anatomic Pathology, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, via De Toni 14, 16132, Genoa, Italy.

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June 2019

Successful DAA Treatment and Global Improvement in a Cirrhotic Patient with Concomitant HCV Infection and Autoimmune Hepatitis.

Dig Dis Sci 2019 02 1;64(2):591-593. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Viale Benedetto XV, No.6, 16132, Genoa, Italy.

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February 2019

CDKN2A germline mutations are not associated with poor survival in an Italian cohort of melanoma patients.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2019 May 28;80(5):1263-1271. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, University of Genoa and IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genoa, Italy.

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May 2019

Mutational and copy number asset of primary sporadic neuroendocrine tumors of the small intestine.

Virchows Arch 2018 Dec 16;473(6):709-717. Epub 2018 Sep 16.

ARC-Net Research Centre, University and Hospital Trust of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale L.A. Scuro, 10, Piastra Odontoiatrica (II floor), Verona, Italy.

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December 2018

Development and characterization of an inducible mouse model for glycogen storage disease type Ib.

J Inherit Metab Dis 2018 11 2;41(6):1015-1025. Epub 2018 Jul 2.

Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Department of Translational Research, Laboratory Medicine, Diagnosis and Services, Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Largo Gaslini 5, 16147, Genoa, Italy.

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November 2018

HLA-G expression in gastric carcinoma: clinicopathological correlations and prognostic impact.

Virchows Arch 2018 Oct 29;473(4):425-433. Epub 2018 May 29.

Anatomic Pathology Unit, Department of Surgical and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Genoa and Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genoa, Italy.

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October 2018

Emerging multitarget tyrosine kinase inhibitors in the treatment of neuroendocrine neoplasms.

Endocr Relat Cancer 2018 09 16;25(9):R453-R466. Epub 2018 May 16.

Department of Clinical Medicine and SurgeryUniversity 'Federico II', Naples, Italy.

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September 2018

Inflammatory Response Modulation through a PPARγ Agonist during Surgically Induced Visceral Ischemia in an Animal Model.

Ann Vasc Surg 2018 Apr 29;48:189-194. Epub 2017 Nov 29.

Unit of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, IRCCS San Martino-IST University Hospital, Genoa, Italy.

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April 2018

KI-67 heterogeneity in well differentiated gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: when is biopsy reliable for grade assessment?

Endocrine 2017 Sep 19;57(3):494-502. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

Pathology Unit, Department of Surgical Science and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10, Genoa, 16132, Italy.

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September 2017

Immunohistochemistry on old archival paraffin blocks: is there an expiry date?

J Clin Pathol 2017 Nov 8;70(11):988-993. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

Pathology Unit, Department of Surgical Science and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

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November 2017

Multiple Bile Duct Hamartomas.

J Gastrointest Surg 2017 10 24;21(10):1750-1751. Epub 2017 May 24.

Kidney Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, IRCCS San Martino University Hospital, IST National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132, Genoa, Italy.

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October 2017

Seeds in the appendix: a 'fruitful' exploration.

Histopathology 2017 08 10;71(2):322-325. Epub 2017 May 10.

Pathology Unit, Department of Surgical and Diagnostic Sciences (DISC), University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

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August 2017

Clear cell colorectal carcinoma: Time to clarify diagnosis.

Pathol Res Pract 2017 May 24;213(5):447-452. Epub 2017 Feb 24.

Department of Diagnostics and Public Health, University and Hospital Trust of Verona, ARC-Net Research Center, Verona, Italy.

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May 2017

Section detachment in immunohistochemistry: causes, troubleshooting, and problem-solving.

Histochem Cell Biol 2017 Jul 11;148(1):95-101. Epub 2017 Mar 11.

Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10, 16132, Genoa, Italy.

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July 2017

A Never Ending Journey: Ectopic Thyroid.

Int J Surg Pathol 2017 May 5;25(3):241-242. Epub 2016 Oct 5.

1 University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

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May 2017

HER2 heterogeneity in gastric/gastroesophageal cancers: From benchside to practice.

World J Gastroenterol 2016 Jul;22(26):5879-87

Federica Grillo, Francesca Sarocchi, Roberto Fiocca, Luca Mastracci, Department of Surgical and Diagnostic Sciences, Pathology Unit, University of Genoa, 16132 Genoa, Italy.

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July 2016

Four Neuroendocrine Tumor Types and Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Duodenum: Analysis of 203 Cases.

Neuroendocrinology 2017 25;104(2):112-125. Epub 2016 Feb 25.

Division of Pathology, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Pavia and Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy.

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May 2017

Heterogeneous Her2/Neu expression in gastric and gastroesophageal cancer.

Hum Pathol 2016 Feb 29;48:173-4. Epub 2015 Oct 29.

Department of Surgical and Diagnostic Sciences (DISC), Pathology Unit, University of Genoa and IRCCS S. Martino-IST University Hospital, Genoa 16132, Italy.

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February 2016

Advances in pharmacotherapy for treating endometriosis.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2015 7;16(16):2465-83. Epub 2015 Sep 7.

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March 2016

Interobserver reproducibility in pathologist interpretation of columnar-lined esophagus.

Virchows Arch 2016 Feb 12;468(2):159-67. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

Department of Surgical and Diagnostic Sciences (DISC), Pathology Unit, University of Genoa, Via De Toni 14, 16132, Genoa, Italy.

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February 2016

A Rare Polypoid Lesion of the Jejunum.

Int J Surg Pathol 2016 Apr 9;24(2):124-5. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy IRCCS AOU San Martino-IST, Genoa, Italy

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April 2016

Giant Filiform Polyposis not Associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Case Report.

Viszeralmedizin 2015 Feb;31(1):58-60

Pathology Unit, Department of Surgical Science and Integrated Diagnostics, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy ; IRCCS AOU San Martino IST, Genoa, Italy.

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February 2015

Minimum biopsy set for HER2 evaluation in gastric and gastro-esophageal junction cancer.

Endosc Int Open 2015 Apr 3;3(2):E165-70. Epub 2015 Feb 3.

Department of Surgical and Diagnostic Sciences, Pathology Unit, University of Genoa and IRCCS AUO S. Martino IST, Genoa, Italy.

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April 2015

Intestinal Endometriosis: Mimicker of Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Digestion 2015 4;92(1):14-21. Epub 2015 Jun 4.

Anatomic Pathology Unit, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

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April 2016

Pancreatobiliary intraductal papillary neoplasms: what is in a name?

Int J Surg Pathol 2015 Jun 17;23(4):290-1. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy IRCCS AUO San Martino IST, Genoa, Italy.

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June 2015

Factors affecting immunoreactivity in long-term storage of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue sections.

Histochem Cell Biol 2015 Jul 11;144(1):93-9. Epub 2015 Mar 11.

Pathology Unit, Department of Surgical Science and Integrated Diagnostics, University of Genoa, IRCCS AOU San Martino IST, Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10, 16132, Genoa, Italy,

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July 2015

Endoscopic management of a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding: gastric polypoid extramedullary hemopoiesis.

Endoscopy 2014 19;46 Suppl 1 UCTN:E674-5. Epub 2014 Dec 19.

Pathology Unit, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

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September 2015

Neuroendocrine tumors: insights into innovative therapeutic options and rational development of targeted therapies.

Drug Discov Today 2014 Apr 27;19(4):458-68. Epub 2013 Oct 27.

Department of Internal Medicine and Center of Excellence for Biomedical Research (CEBR), University of Genova, viale Benedetto XV, 2-16132 Genova, Italy. Electronic address:

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April 2014

Narrow-band imaging with magnifying endoscopy is accurate for detecting gastric intestinal metaplasia.

World J Gastroenterol 2013 May;19(17):2668-75

Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Viale Benedetto XV, 16132 Genova, Italy.

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May 2013