Journal of cardiovascular echography
Muscente F, Scarano M, Clemente D, Pezzuoli F, Parato VM.
J Cardiovasc Echogr. 2017 Jan-Mar;27(1):23-25. doi: 10.4103/2211-4122.199063.
We present a case of a ruptured mitral valve (MV) aneurysm as a complication of a bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) endocarditis. It is about a young 35-year-old man, admitted to Cardiology Unit because of unexpected heart failure picture. We...
Journal of endocrinological investigation
Corona G, Croce L, Sparano C, Petrone L, Sforza A, Maggi M, Chiovato L, Rotondi M.
J Endocrinol Invest. 2021 Dec;44(12):2535-2544. doi: 10.1007/s40618-021-01590-9. Epub 2021 May 25.
BACKGROUND: Thyroid disorders, both overt and subclinical, are highly prevalent conditions in the general population. Although a clear relationship between overt thyroid dysfunctions and cardiovascular complications has long been established, data regarding subclinical thyroid dysfunction are by far more...
Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
Efficace F, Giesinger JM, Cella D, Cottone F, Sparano F, Vignetti M, Aaronson NK.
Value Health. 2021 Dec;24(12):1715-1719. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2021.06.003. Epub 2021 Aug 09.
OBJECTIVES: Incomplete reporting of key information on patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in oncology has been highlighted repeatedly as a major barrier to the use of study findings in clinical practice. We investigated whether the quality...
Multiple sclerosis and related disorders
Esposito S, Sparaco M, Maniscalco GT, Signoriello E, Lanzillo R, Russo C, Carmisciano L, Cepparulo S, Lavorgna L, Gallo A, Trojsi F, Brescia Morra V, Lus G, Tedeschi G, Saccà F, Signori A, Bonavita S.
Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2021 Jan;47:102636. doi: 10.1016/j.msard.2020.102636. Epub 2020 Nov 22.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Several studies supported the beneficial effects of the Mediterranean diet (MeDi) on chronic diseases. In Multiple Sclerosis (MS), the MeDi might interfere with systemic inflammatory state, gut microbiota, and comorbidities. The Med Diet Score (MDS) estimates the adherence...
Open access Macedonian journal of medical sciences
Marasca C, Annunziata MC, Cacciapuoti S, Cantelli M, Martora F, Scotti S, Sparano L, Fabbrocini G.
Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2018 Oct 03;6(10):1902-1905. doi: 10.3889/oamjms.2018.358. eCollection 2018 Oct 25.
BACKGROUND: Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a skin chronic inflammatory disease typically located in several areas such as perianal, inguinal and axillary regions. In 40% to 70% of cases, general practitioners (GPs) are the first health care professionals consulted by...
Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association
Forleo R, Grani G, Alfò M, Zilioli V, Giubbini R, Zatelli MC, Gagliardi I, Piovesan A, Ragni A, Morelli S, Puxeddu E, Pagano L, Deandrea M, Ceresini G, Torlontano M, Puligheddu B, Antonelli A, Centanni M, Fugazzola L, Spiazzi G, Monti S, Rossetto R, Monzani F, Tallini G, Crescenzi A, Sparano C, Bruno R, Repaci A, Tumino D, Pezzullo L, Lombardi CP, Ferraro Petrillo U, Filetti S, Durante C, Castagna MG.
Thyroid. 2021 Dec;31(12):1814-1821. doi: 10.1089/thy.2021.0248. Epub 2021 Oct 20.
No abstract available.
Case reports in neurology
Sebastiani V, Chiacchiaretta P, Pavone L, Sparano A, Grillea G, Spadone S, Capotosto P, Committeri G, Baldassarre A.
Case Rep Neurol. 2021 Oct 19;13(3):677-686. doi: 10.1159/000518844. eCollection 2021.
In the present case report, we investigated the cortical networks of a patient (DDA) affected by right parietal stroke who showed a constructional phenomenon, in which when coping and recalling from memory a complex figure, the model was reproduced...
Radiology case reports
Liguori P, Reginelli A, Sparano A, Ruggiero G, Pinto A.
Radiol Case Rep. 2016 Jan 05;2(1):22-3. doi: 10.2484/rcr.v2i1.51. eCollection 2007.
Perforation of the rectum requires early recognition and treatment. The diagnosis of rectal perforation is sometimes difficult owing to non specific clinical presentation, especially in elderly patients, in whom, in case of acute abdomen, Computed Tomography (CT) is increasing...
Sparano C, Godbert Y, Attard M, Do Cao C, Zerdoud S, Roudaut N, Joly C, Berdelou A, Hadoux J, Lamartina L, Schlumberger M, Leboulleux S.
Endocr Relat Cancer. 2021 Jan;28(1):15-26. doi: 10.1530/ERC-20-0106.
Anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) is a rare lethal disease. Lenvatinib is an off-label therapeutic option for ATC in most countries, except in Japan. The aim of this multicenter retrospective survey was to analyze the efficacy and the toxicity profile...
Journal of clinical medicine
Abbadessa G, Lavorgna L, Miele G, Mignone A, Signoriello E, Lus G, Clerico M, Sparaco M, Bonavita S.
J Clin Med. 2021 Mar 10;10(6). doi: 10.3390/jcm10061160.
BACKGROUND: The evaluation of walking activity of people with multiple sclerosis (pwMS) is desirable. We evaluate the power of the correlation of motor parameters detected by the accelerometer in the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch with multiple sclerosis (MS) disability...
Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland)
Gabelloni M, Faggioni L, Attanasio S, Vani V, Goddi A, Colantonio S, Germanese D, Caudai C, Bruschini L, Scarano M, Seccia V, Neri E.
Diagnostics (Basel). 2020 Nov 03;10(11). doi: 10.3390/diagnostics10110900.
Our purpose is to evaluate the performance of magnetic resonance (MR) radiomics analysis for differentiating between malignant and benign parotid neoplasms and, among the latter, between pleomorphic adenomas and Warthin tumors. We retrospectively evaluated 75 T2-weighted images of parotid...
Di Liello R, Ciaramella V, Barra G, Venditti M, Della Corte CM, Papaccio F, Sparano F, Viscardi G, Iacovino ML, Minucci S, Fasano M, Ciardiello F, Morgillo F.
ESMO Open. 2019 Aug 19;4(4):e000536. doi: 10.1136/esmoopen-2019-000536. eCollection 2019.
INTRODUCTION: In the era of precision medicine, research studies are aiming to design patient-tailored treatment strategies. In this work, we present a clinical case of a patient with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accompanied by a translational study with...