Publications by authors named "Francesco Facciolo"

95Publications

Targeting IL-5 pathway against airway hyperresponsiveness: A comparison between benralizumab and mepolizumab.

Br J Pharmacol 2020 Oct 17;177(20):4750-4765. Epub 2020 Sep 17.

Unit of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy.

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October 2020

Uniportal thoracoscopic left main bronchus resection with new lobar carina reconstruction.

Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2020 Jul 6;2020. Epub 2020 Jul 6.

Thoracic Surgery Unit, Experimental Clinical Oncology Department, IRCCS Regina Elena National Cancer Institute of Rome, Italy.

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July 2020

Beclomethasone dipropionate, formoterol fumarate and glycopyrronium bromide: Synergy of triple combination therapy on human airway smooth muscle ex vivo.

Br J Pharmacol 2020 03 29;177(5):1150-1163. Epub 2020 Jan 29.

Unit of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy.

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March 2020

Unique case of atypical type A thymoma with vertebral metastasis and high 18-fluorodeoxyglucose avidity.

ANZ J Surg 2019 10 17;89(10):E450-E451. Epub 2018 Aug 17.

Thoracic Surgery Unit, "Regina Elena" National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy.

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October 2019

Sternum reconstruction using titanium plates matched with "sandwich" Gore-Tex meshes.

J Vis Surg 2018 12;4:47. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, IFO, Rome, Italy.

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March 2018

Beclomethasone dipropionate and formoterol fumarate synergistically interact in hyperresponsive medium bronchi and small airways.

Respir Res 2018 04 12;19(1):65. Epub 2018 Apr 12.

Unit of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Experimental Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Via Montpellier 1, 00133, Rome, Italy.

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April 2018

N-Acetylcysteine protects human bronchi by modulating the release of neurokinin A in an ex vivo model of COPD exacerbation.

Biomed Pharmacother 2018 Jul 24;103:1-8. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

Department of Experimental Medicine, Unit of Pharmacology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma: an international guidelines review.

J Thorac Dis 2018 Jan;10(Suppl 2):S285-S292

Robotic Multispeciality Center of Surgery Robotic and Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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January 2018

Pharmacological characterization of the interaction between umeclidinium and vilanterol in human bronchi.

Eur J Pharmacol 2017 Oct 14;812:147-154. Epub 2017 Jul 14.

Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy.

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October 2017

T3 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Should Multimodal Therapy Be Different for Each Presentation?

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 06;103(6):2026

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute-IFO, Rome, Italy.

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June 2017

Pharmacological investigation on the anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory activity of N-acetylcysteine in an ex vivo model of COPD exacerbation.

Respir Res 2017 01 24;18(1):26. Epub 2017 Jan 24.

Department of Experimental Medicine, Unit of Pharmacology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy.

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January 2017

Combined treatment for single giant pulmonary metastasis from osteosarcoma: from inside to outside.

ANZ J Surg 2018 11 1;88(11):E801-E802. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute-IFO, Rome, Italy.

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November 2018

Mesothelioma families without inheritance of a BAP1 predisposing mutation.

Cancer Genet 2016 09 18;209(9):381-387. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

Department of Oncology, San Luigi Hospital, University of Turin, Regione Gonzole, 10-10043 Orbassano, Italy.

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September 2016

Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor: A Novel Pharmacological Target for Treating Human Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2016 12;55(6):804-814

4 Department of Experimental Medicine, Unit of Pharmacology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy; and.

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December 2016

What determines the complication rate in high-risk chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: surgery or pulmonary function?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017 01 29;51(1):194-195. Epub 2016 Jun 29.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute-IFO, Rome, Italy.

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January 2017

Molecular genetic alterations in egfr CA-SSR-1 microsatellite and egfr copy number changes are associated with aggressiveness in thymoma.

J Thorac Dis 2016 Mar;8(3):386-95

1 Department of Pathology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy ; 2 Thoracic Surgery, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy ; 3 Rare Tumors Reference Center, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University Federico II, Naples, Italy ; 4 Pathology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy ; 5 Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy ; 6 Division of Health Technologies-ENEA C.R. Casaccia, Rome, Italy ; 7 Biostatistic Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy ; 8 Thoracic Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy ; 9 Department of Oncology, Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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March 2016

Interaction between corticosteroids and muscarinic antagonists in human airways.

Pulm Pharmacol Ther 2016 Feb 30;36:1-9. Epub 2015 Nov 30.

Second University of Naples, Department of Experimental Medicine, Unit of Pharmacology, Naples, Italy.

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February 2016

Methods for the postoperative management of the thoracic oncology patients: lessons from the clinic.

Expert Rev Respir Med 2015 4;9(6):751-67. Epub 2015 Nov 4.

c Department of Thoracic Surgery , Istituto Nazionale Tumori, IRCCS , Naples , Italy.

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June 2016

Induction Therapy versus Initial Surgery in Advanced Thymic Tumors: Perioperative and Oncological Outcome.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 Apr 21;65(3):234-243. Epub 2015 Oct 21.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute - IFO, Rome, Italy.

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April 2017

Bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax and massive pneumomediastinum under Pazopanib therapy.

Thorac Cancer 2015 Jan 7;6(1):110-1. Epub 2015 Jan 7.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute - IFO Rome, Italy.

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January 2015

Reply: To PMID 24726598.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Aug;100(2):770-1

Department of Cardiologic, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy.

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August 2015

eReply. Patient features versus surgeon experience: the clash of the titans.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2015 May;20(5):675-6

Department of Surgical Oncology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute - IFO, Rome, Italy.

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May 2015

Prognostic role of serum p53 antibodies in lung cancer.

BMC Cancer 2015 Mar 18;15:148. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Laboratory of Medical Physic and Expert System, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, via Elio Chianesi 53, 00144, Rome, Italy.

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March 2015

Iterative surgery for recurrent malignant pleural mesothelioma in long-term survivor.

ANZ J Surg 2017 Nov 16;87(11):946-947. Epub 2015 Apr 16.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute - IFO, Rome, Italy.

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November 2017

An 18-year delay in the clinical presentation of bronchial carcinoid.

Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 2015 Sep-Oct;34(5):327-8. Epub 2015 Jan 24.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute IFO, Rome, Italy.

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March 2017

Pulmonary tumor embolus with high (18)FDG uptake mimicking lung metastasis from renal-cell cancer.

Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 2015 Sep-Oct;34(5):325-6. Epub 2015 Jan 23.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, IFO, Rome, Italy.

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March 2017

Expectoration of the staple line: a delayed complication after previous lobectomy.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2015 May 23;20(5):672-4. Epub 2015 Jan 23.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute - IFO, Rome, Italy.

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May 2015

eComment. Does resected lymph-node number influence survival in non-small cell lung cancer?

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2015 Feb;20(2):227-8

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute - IFO, Rome, Italy.

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February 2015

Prognostic stratification of node-negative NSCLC patients: is it worthwhile?

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Oct;98(4):1527

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute - IFO, Rome, Italy.

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October 2014

Translational Study Searching for Synergy between Glycopyrronium and Indacaterol.

COPD 2015 Apr 15;12(2):175-81. Epub 2014 Sep 15.

1Department of Systems Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata , Rome , Italy.

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April 2015

Bronchial carcinoids with oncocytic features and expressing GLUT1 receptor: does the intense (18)F-FDG uptake correlate with long-term survival?

Hell J Nucl Med 2014 May-Aug;17(2):156

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute - IFO, Rome, Italy.

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September 2014

MicroRNA expression profiling of thymic epithelial tumors.

Lung Cancer 2014 Aug 29;85(2):197-204. Epub 2014 Apr 29.

Department of Anatomical, Histological, Forensic & Orthopaedic Sciences, Section of Histology & Medical Embryology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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August 2014

Predictive factors of post-operative myasthenic crisis after thymectomy: the role of surgical invasiveness.

Int J Neurosci 2015 Feb 8;125(2):159-60. Epub 2014 May 8.

1Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute -IFO , Rome , Italy.

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February 2015

Effect of the mixed phosphodiesterase 3/4 inhibitor RPL554 on human isolated bronchial smooth muscle tone.

J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2013 Sep 13;346(3):414-23. Epub 2013 Jun 13.

Department of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, San Raffaele Pisana Hospital, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Rome, Italy.

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September 2013

Pharmacological characterization of adenosine receptors on isolated human bronchi.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2011 Dec 23;45(6):1222-31. Epub 2011 Jun 23.

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome "Tor Vergata," Italy.

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December 2011

Cellular and humoral immune alterations in thymectomized patients for thymoma.

Ann Hematol 2009 Sep 23;88(9):847-53. Epub 2009 Jan 23.

UOC Oncologia Medica, Ospedale S Eugenio, Piazzale Umanesimo 10, Rome, Italy.

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September 2009

Hemothorax presenting as a primitive thoracic paraganglioma. Case illustration.

J Neurosurg Spine 2006 Jun;4(6):515

Divisione di Neurochirurgia, Divisione di Chirurgia Toracica, Servizio di Radiologia e Diagnostica per Immagini, e Servizio di Anatomia Patologica, Istituto Nazionale Tumori Regina Elena, Roma, Italia.

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June 2006

Severe rhabdomyolysis associated with pemetrexed-based chemotherapy.

Lancet Oncol 2006 Apr;7(4):353

Division of Medical Oncology A, Regina Elena Cancer Institute, Via Elio Chianesi, 53, 00144 Rome, Italy.

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April 2006

Bronchial carcinoid tumors: nodal status and long-term survival after resection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2004 May;77(5):1781-5

Thoracic Surgery Unit, Carlo Forlanini Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo-Forlanini, Rome, Italy.

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May 2004

Malignant mesothelioma in Rome and Latium region, 1993-2001.

Tumori 2003 Jul-Aug;89(4):377-81

Anatomia Patologica, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Patologia, Università La Sapienza, Roma, Italy.

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December 2003