Publications


Second-line biologic therapy optimization in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.
Semin Arthritis Rheum 2017 Oct 22;47(2):183-192. Epub 2017 Mar 22.
Translational Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preclinical Research, "L. Spallanzani" National Institute for Infectious Diseases (INMI), IRCCS, Rome, Italy.





Psoriatic Arthritis Registries.
J Rheumatol Suppl 2015 Nov;93:30-2
From the Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, and the Istituti di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan; and the Rheumatology Unit, San Giovanni di Dio Hospital, Florence, Italy.P. Sarzi-Puttini, MD, PhD, Consultant Rheumatologist and Head of Rheumatology Unit; V. Varisco, MD, Resident in Rheumatology; M.C. Ditto, MD, Specialist Rheumatologist, Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital; M. Benucci, MD, Consultant Rheumatologist, Rheumatology Unit, San Giovanni di Dio Hospital; F. Atzeni, MD, PhD, Clinical Research in Rheumatology, IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute.


Can Tocilizumab Decrease Cartilage Oligomeric Matrix Protein Levels and Disease Activity in Patients with Long-Standing Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Curr Rheumatol Rev 2015 Feb 9. Epub 2015 Feb 9.
Rheumatology Unit, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Hospital S. Giovanni di Dio, Via Torregalli 3, 50143 Firenze FI, Italy.

Can febuxostat reduce triglyceride and cholesterol serum levels in gouty patients?
J Clin Rheumatol 2014 Oct;20(7):394-5
Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Unit Salvatore Maugeri Foundation IRCCS Mantua Rheumatology Unit Department of Internal Medicine Hospital S. Giovanni di Dio Florence Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Unit Salvatore Maugeri Foundation IRCCS Mantua Laboratory and Clinical Biochemistry Unit Salvatore Maugeri Foundation IRCCS Mantua Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Unit Salvatore Maugeri Foundation IRCCS Mantua Rheumatology Unit Department of Medicine University of Verona Verona, Italy.





Alkaptonuria is a novel human secondary amyloidogenic disease.
Biochim Biophys Acta 2012 Nov 28;1822(11):1682-91. Epub 2012 Jul 28.
Dipartimento di Biotecnologie, Chimica e Farmacia, Università degli Studi di Siena, via Fiorentina 1, 53100 Siena, Italy.


Reduction of in vitro invasion and in vivo cartilage degradation in a SCID mouse model by loss of function of the fibrinolytic system of rheumatoid arthritis synovial fibroblasts.
Arthritis Rheum 2011 Sep;63(9):2584-94
Department of Experimental Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence and Center for the Study at Molecular and Clinical Level of Chronic, Degenerative, and Neoplastic Diseases to Develop Novel Therapies (DENOTHE), Florence, Italy.








Timing of onset affects arthritis presentation pattern in antisyntethase syndrome.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2018 Jan-Feb;36(1):44-49. Epub 2017 Jul 26.
Division of Rheumatology, University and IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foudation, Pavia, Italy.

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