Publications

Timing of onset affects arthritis presentation pattern in antisyntethase syndrome.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 Jul 26. Epub 2017 Jul 26.
Division of Rheumatology, University and IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foudation, Pavia, Italy.

Malignancies in Patients with Anti-RNA Polymerase III Antibodies and Systemic Sclerosis: Analysis of the EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research Cohort and Possible Recommendations for Screening.
J Rheumatol 2017 May 15;44(5):639-647. Epub 2017 Jan 15.
From the Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Brescia and Spedali Civili of Brescia, Brescia; Rheumatology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata, Verona; Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, University Sapienza, Rome, Italy; Division of Rheumatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Department of Clinical Sciences, Section of Rheumatology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden; Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical Center, University of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary; Rheumatology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; Department of Internal Medicine, University Lille Nord-de-France, Lille; Department of Rheumatology, Strasbourg University Hospital, Strasbourg; Department of Rheumatology, University Paris Descartes and Cochin Hospital, Paris, France; B. Shine Rheumatology Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; Department of Pathophysiology, Medical University of Warsaw and Department of Connective Tissue Diseases, Institute of Rheumatology, Warsaw, Poland; Unidade de Doenças Auto-Imunes, Serviço de Medicina 2, Hospital de Curry Cabral, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal.



Myositis-specific autoantibodies and their association with malignancy in Italian patients with polymyositis and dermatomyositis.
Clin Rheumatol 2017 Feb 20;36(2):469-475. Epub 2016 Oct 20.
Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Humanitas Research Hospital, via A. Manzoni 56, 20089 Rozzano, Milan, Italy.

Testing for myositis specific autoantibodies: Comparison between line blot and immunoprecipitation assays in 57 myositis sera.
J Immunol Methods 2016 Jun 18;433:1-5. Epub 2016 Feb 18.
Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Unit, Rheumatology Chair, Spedali Civili, Università degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy.

Prognostic value of diastolic dysfunction in asymptomatic rheumatoid arthritis patients without cardiovascular risk factors.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2016 Mar-Apr;34(2):352. Epub 2015 Dec 1.
Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Brescia, Italy.

Clinical Spectrum Time Course in Anti Jo-1 Positive Antisynthetase Syndrome: Results From an International Retrospective Multicenter Study.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2015 Aug;94(32):e1144
From the Division of Rheumatology, University and IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foudation, Pavia, Italy (LC, RC, CM); Servicio de Reumatología, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain (LN); Epidemiology Unit, Italian Society for Rheumatology, Milano, Italy (CAS); UOC Reumatologia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria S. Anna, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy (M Govoni, RLC, F Furini, VF); Servicio de Reumatología, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain (FJLL, JM-B, MH); Rheumatology Unit, University and AO Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy (F Franceschini, PA, IC); Division of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy (RN, SB); Department of Rheumatology, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, IIS Princesa, Madrid, Spain (SC); Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain (WASG, JBC); Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine (DIM), Rheumatology Unit, University of Bari, Bari, Italy (FI, M Giannini); Department of Rheumatology, Città Della Salute e della Scienza, Torino, Italy (EF, SP); Rheumatology Unit, Santa Chiara Hospital, Trento, Italy (GP, G Barausse, RB); Division of Rheumatology, Mauriziano Hospital, Turin, Italy (RP, RV, AR); Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Hospital Johannes-Gutenberg, Mainz, Germany (AS, JM); Tulane University Lung Center Tulane/UMC Scleroderma and Sarcoidosis Patient Care and Research Center, New Orleans, LA, USA (LAS); Systemic Autoimmune Diseases Unit, Hospital Clínico San Cecilio, Granada, Spain (NO-C); Clinic of Rheumatology, Department of Medical and Biological Sciences (DSMB), Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy (LQ); Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy (E Bartoloni); Department for Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, St. Josef Krankenhaus, University Clinic, Essen, Germany (C Specker); Division of Rheum


Switching from intravenous to subcutaneous formulation of abatacept: a single-center Italian experience on efficacy and safety.
J Rheumatol 2015 Feb 15;42(2):193-5. Epub 2014 Dec 15.
From the Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Department, Spedali Civili and University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.R. Reggia, MD; F. Franceschini, MD; A. Tincani, MD; I. Cavazzana, MD, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Department, Spedali Civili and University of Brescia.

Prevalence and clinical significance of anti-MDA5 antibodies in European patients with polymyositis/dermatomyositis.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2014 Nov-Dec;32(6):891-7. Epub 2014 Aug 15.
Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano (Milan), and BIOMETRA Department, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

Evaluation of ascending aorta wall in rheumatoid arthritis by tissue and strain Doppler imaging during anti-tumor necrosis factor-α therapy.
Clin Cardiol 2014 Dec 18;37(12):738-43. Epub 2014 Sep 18.
Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Study of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.

Anti-MJ/NXP-2 autoantibody specificity in a cohort of adult Italian patients with polymyositis/dermatomyositis.
Arthritis Res Ther 2012 Apr 30;14(2):R97. Epub 2012 Apr 30.
Department of Oral Biology, University of Florida, 1395 Center Drive, Gainesville, FL 32610-0424, USA.





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