Paolo Frassanito

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BBS9 gene in nonsyndromic craniosynostosis: Role of the primary cilium in the aberrant ossification of the suture osteogenic niche.

Bone 2018 Jul 17;112:58-70. Epub 2018 Apr 17.

Istituto di Anatomia Umana e Biologia Cellulare, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 00168 Rome, Italy; Fondazione Policlinico Universitario "Agostino Gemelli", 00168 Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Custom-made hydroxyapatite for cranial repair in a specific pediatric age group (7-13 years old): a multicenter post-marketing surveillance study.

Childs Nerv Syst 2018 Jul 10. Epub 2018 Jul 10.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCSS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy.

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July 2018

Effectiveness of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy and kinesio taping in calcific tendinopathy of the shoulder: a randomized controlled trial.

Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 2018 Jun 29;54(3):333-340. Epub 2017 Nov 29.

Unit of Neuromotor Rehabilitation, Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri IRCCS Rehabilitation Center Montescano, Pavia, Italy.

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June 2018

Central nervous system (CNS) neuroblastoma. A case-based update.

Childs Nerv Syst 2018 May 8;34(5):817-823. Epub 2018 Mar 8.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy.

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May 2018

Myelomeningocele Repair: Surgical Management Based on a 30-Year Experience.

Acta Neurochir Suppl 2017 ;124:143-148

Pediatric Neurosurgery - A. Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University Medical School, Largo A. Gemelli, Rome, Italy.

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November 2017

Problems of reconstructive cranioplasty after traumatic brain injury in children.

Childs Nerv Syst 2017 Oct 6;33(10):1759-1768. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

Department of Neurosurgery, International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover, Germany.

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October 2017

Shunt malfunction mimicking a cystic tumour.

Br J Neurosurg 2017 Aug 6;31(4):484-486. Epub 2016 Feb 6.

a Paediatric Neurosurgery - Department of Neurosurgery , Catholic University Medical School , Rome , Italy.

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August 2017

Prenatal Diagnosis and Multimodal Neonatal Treatment of a Rare Pial Arteriovenous Fistula: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

World Neurosurg 2017 Aug 27;104:1050.e13-1050.e18. Epub 2017 May 27.

Department of Radiology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli, Rome, Italy.

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August 2017

Brain Abscess and Unusual Nasal Pimple in a Child.

World Neurosurg 2017 May 27;101:811.e5. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy.

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May 2017

Parietal intradiploic encephalocele in an adult: a delayed complication of pediatric head injury?

Childs Nerv Syst 2017 Feb 22;33(2):217-219. Epub 2016 Dec 22.

Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Policlinic "A. Gemelli", Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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February 2017

Calcified cephalohematoma as an unusual cause of EEG anomalies: case report.

J Neurosurg Pediatr 2017 Jan 7;19(1):46-50. Epub 2016 Oct 7.

Departments of 1 Pediatric Neurosurgery and.

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January 2017

Bilateral Internal Carotid Artery Segmental Agenesis: Embryology, Common Collateral Pathways, Clinical Presentation, and Clinical Importance of a Rare Condition.

World Neurosurg 2016 Nov 13;95:620.e9-620.e15. Epub 2016 Aug 13.

Radiodiagnostica e Neuroradiologia, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli, Rome, Italy.

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November 2016

Arachnoid cyst: a further anomaly associated with Kallmann syndrome?

Childs Nerv Syst 2016 Sep 5;32(9):1607-14. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover, Germany.

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September 2016

Recurrent adult-type fibrosarcoma of the frontal bone in a child.

Childs Nerv Syst 2016 Jun 7;32(6):1169-73. Epub 2016 Jan 7.

Department of Anatomic Pathology, Catholic University, Largo F. Vito 1, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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June 2016

Spontaneous Regression of Pineal Lesions: Ghost Tumor or Pineal Apoplexy?

World Neurosurg 2016 Apr 31;88:64-9. Epub 2015 Dec 31.

Institute of Neurosurgery-Catholic School of Medicine, Rome, Italy.

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April 2016

Descending transtentorial herniation, a rare complication of the treatment of trapped fourth ventricle: case report.

J Neurosurg Pediatr 2015 Nov 24;16(5):540-544. Epub 2015 Jul 24.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy; and.

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November 2015

Ghost Tumors of the Central Nervous System: Definition, Clinical Implications, and Proposal of Classification.

World Neurosurg 2015 Sep 8;84(3):663-70. Epub 2015 Apr 8.

Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy.

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September 2015

Closure of endoscopic third ventriculostomy after surgery for posterior cranial fossa tumor: The "snow globe effect".

Br J Neurosurg 2015 Jun 3;29(3):386-9. Epub 2014 Dec 3.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School , Rome , Italy.

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June 2015

Post-marketing surveillance of CustomBone Service implanted in children under 7 years old.

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2015 Jan 19;157(1):115-21. Epub 2014 Oct 19.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy,

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January 2015

Idiopathic cerebrospinal fluid overproduction: case-based review of the pathophysiological mechanism implied in the cerebrospinal fluid production.

Croat Med J 2014 Aug;55(4):377-87

Paolo Frassanito, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy,

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August 2014

Teaching neuroimages: Postoperative bifocal stroke of the pontine tegmentum: why don't you smile anymore?

Neurology 2014 May;82(19):e165-6

From Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy.

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May 2014

The young neurosurgeon.

Childs Nerv Syst 2014 Apr;30(4):553-5

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy,

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April 2014

The never-ending struggle between the two souls of the neurosurgeon: to wait or to intervene.

World Neurosurg 2014 Feb 14;81(2):268-70. Epub 2013 Mar 14.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy.

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February 2014

Bone flap resorption in infants.

J Neurosurg Pediatr 2014 Feb 6;13(2):243-4. Epub 2013 Dec 6.

Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy.

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February 2014

The shell technique: bilateral fronto-orbital reshaping in trigonocephaly.

Childs Nerv Syst 2013 Dec 23;29(12):2189-94. Epub 2012 Aug 23.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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December 2013

Prediction of outcome of endoscopic third ventriculostomy.

World Neurosurg 2013 Nov 26;80(5):509-11. Epub 2013 Feb 26.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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November 2013

Occipital sinus pericranii superseding both jugular veins: description of two rare pediatric cases.

Neurosurgery 2013 Jun;72(6):E1054-8; dicussion 1058

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy.

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June 2013

Role of magnetic resonance ventriculography in multiloculated hydrocephalus.

J Neurosurg Pediatr 2013 Jun 29;11(6):697-703. Epub 2013 Mar 29.

Department of Neurosurgery, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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June 2013

Tumors of the superior medullary velum in infancy and childhood: report of 6 cases.

J Neurosurg Pediatr 2013 Jan 2;11(1):52-9. Epub 2012 Nov 2.

Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Ann & Robert Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA.

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January 2013

Hormonal therapy for fertility and huge meningioma: a purely random association?

Acta Neurol Belg 2012 Sep 15;112(3):299-301. Epub 2012 Feb 15.

Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University School of Medicine, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 800168 Rome, Italy.

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September 2012

Endoscopic septostomy through a standard precoronal ventricular access: feasibility and effectiveness.

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2012 Aug 16;154(8):1517-22. Epub 2012 May 16.

Pediatric Neurosurgery Unit, Catholic University Medical School, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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August 2012

"Blinding" empty sella-reply.

Arch Neurol 2012 Aug;69(8):1083-4

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August 2012

Complications of delayed cranial repair after decompressive craniectomy in children less than 1 year old.

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2012 May 27;154(5):927-33. Epub 2011 Dec 27.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Policlinic A. Gemelli, Catholic Medical School, Rome, Italy.

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May 2012

Cranial repair: how complicated is filling a "hole"?

J Neurotrauma 2012 Apr 13;29(6):1071-6. Epub 2012 Jan 13.

Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy.

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April 2012

Natural history of Chiari type I malformation in children.

Neurol Sci 2011 Dec;32 Suppl 3:S275-7

Department of Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurosurgery, A. Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy.

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December 2011

Simultaneously occurring tumours within the same cerebello-pontine angle: refining literature definitions and proposal for classification.

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2011 Oct 16;153(10):1989-93; discussion 1993. Epub 2011 Aug 16.

Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Policlinico A. Gemelli Largo A. Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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October 2011

Hydrocephalus and Chiari type I malformation.

Childs Nerv Syst 2011 Oct 17;27(10):1653-64. Epub 2011 Sep 17.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Policlinic A. Gemelli, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy.

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October 2011

Heralding cerebellar mutism: evidence for pre-surgical language impairment as primary risk factor in posterior fossa surgery.

Cerebellum 2011 Sep;10(3):551-62

Paediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Policlinic A. Gemelli, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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September 2011

Depicting cranial sutures: a travel into the history.

Childs Nerv Syst 2011 Aug;27(8):1181-3

Paediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy.

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August 2011

Cerebellar mutism: review of the literature.

Childs Nerv Syst 2011 Jun 21;27(6):867-8. Epub 2011 Apr 21.

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June 2011

Pathological enlargement of midbrain Virchow-Robin spaces: a rare cause of obstructive hydrocephalus.

Br J Neurosurg 2011 Feb 8;25(1):130-1. Epub 2010 Sep 8.

Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy.

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February 2011

Giant subcortical heterotopia involving the temporo-parieto-occipital region: a challenging cause of drug-resistant epilepsy.

Epilepsy Res 2009 Nov 19;87(1):88-94. Epub 2009 Jul 19.

Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo A. Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy.

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November 2009

Cerebellar mutism after spontaneous intratumoral bleeding involving the upper cerebellar vermis: a contribution to the physiopathogenic interpretation.

Childs Nerv Syst 2009 Jan 19;25(1):7-11. Epub 2008 Sep 19.

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy.

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January 2009

Little Red Cap in the wood of neuroradiological signs.

Childs Nerv Syst 2008 Dec;24(12):1379-80

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo A. Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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December 2008

Pink and blue: the color of gender.

Childs Nerv Syst 2008 Aug;24(8):881-2

Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy.

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August 2008

Retrieval of ventricular catheter with the aid of endoscopy: technical note.

J Neurosurg Pediatr 2008 Jul;2(1):71-4

Institute of Neurosurgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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July 2008