Andrea Delle Sedie

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Limits and perspectives of ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of rheumatic diseases
    Andrea Delle Sedie
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Mod Rheumatol 18:125-31. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist X. Ultrasound imaging in crystal-related arthropathies
    A Delle Sedie
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:513-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XI. Ultrasound imaging in regional pain syndromes
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:672-5. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XXIX. Sonographic assessment of the knee in patients with osteoarthritis
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:643-6. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound in connective tissue diseases
    Andrea Delle Sedie
    Rheumatology Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 32:S53-60. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XLVI. Ultrasound guided injection in the shoulder: a descriptive literature review
    Andrea Delle Sedie
    University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:477-83. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The promising role of lung ultrasound in systemic sclerosis
    A Delle Sedie
    Rheumatology Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 31:1537-41. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXIV. Sonographic evaluation of wrist and hand joint and tendon involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus
    A Delle Sedie
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:897-901. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XXVI. Sonographic assessment of the knee in patients with psoriatic arthritis
    A Delle Sedie
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:147-52. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. VI. Ultrasonography of the elbow, sacroiliac, parasternal, and temporomandibular joints
    A Delle Sedie
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:617-21. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Limits and perspectives of ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of rheumatic diseases
    Andrea Delle Sedie
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Mod Rheumatol 18:125-31. 2008
    ..e. connective tissue diseases and vasculitis), and possible new applications (e.g. thoracic US)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist X. Ultrasound imaging in crystal-related arthropathies
    A Delle Sedie
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:513-7. 2007
    ..Future topics for study include: consensus on scanning protocols and scoring systems, evaluation of greyscale and power Doppler US in the therapy monitoring of gout and evaluation of the role of 3D US in CA...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XI. Ultrasound imaging in regional pain syndromes
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:672-5. 2007
    ..The research agenda covers: definition of standard scanning protocols for US examination of the most common RPS assessed by the rheumatologist and the clinical impact of US findings in the management of patients with RPS...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XXIX. Sonographic assessment of the knee in patients with osteoarthritis
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:643-6. 2010
    ..To investigate the prevalence and severity of sonographic-detected abnormalities in knee osteoarthritis (OA) and to correlate ultrasound (US) findings with clinical data...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound in connective tissue diseases
    Andrea Delle Sedie
    Rheumatology Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 32:S53-60. 2014
    ..In this paper we review the published literature related to the use of musculoskeletal, skin and lung US in patients affected by connective tissue diseases. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XLVI. Ultrasound guided injection in the shoulder: a descriptive literature review
    Andrea Delle Sedie
    University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:477-83. 2013
    ..e. pain), however, there are no studies comparing the blind approach to the US-guided one. Finally, new treatments for shoulder pain have been used but they still need future validation in more appropriate RCTs. ..
  7. doi request reprint The promising role of lung ultrasound in systemic sclerosis
    A Delle Sedie
    Rheumatology Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 31:1537-41. 2012
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  8. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXIV. Sonographic evaluation of wrist and hand joint and tendon involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus
    A Delle Sedie
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:897-901. 2009
    ..Those results reinforce the importance of including musculoskeletal ultrasound in the patient assessment, especially in those cases in which physical examination is not conclusive...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XXVI. Sonographic assessment of the knee in patients with psoriatic arthritis
    A Delle Sedie
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:147-52. 2010
    ..Enthesitis was present in 39.7% of the subjects studied. This study demonstrated that US detected a higher number of inflamed knee joints and enthesis with respect to clinical assessment in PsA patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. VI. Ultrasonography of the elbow, sacroiliac, parasternal, and temporomandibular joints
    A Delle Sedie
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:617-21. 2006
    ..In this paper, we review and discuss the role of US in the evaluation of elbow, sacroiliac, parasternal and TM joint pathology...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XV. Ultrasound imaging in vasculitis
    A Delle Sedie
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:391-4. 2008
    ..In this review we provide an overview of the current data regarding the role of US in vasculitis. Sonographic evaluation of cardiac or renal involvement in these disorders will not be covered...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XXXVIII. Sonographic assessment of the hip in psoriatic arthritis patients
    Lucrezia Riente
    Rheumatology Unit, University of Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:152-5. 2012
    ..The aims of our study were to investigate the prevalence of ultrasound (US) pathological abnormalities in the hip of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) patients and compare them with the clinical findings...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XXXV. Sonographic assessment of the foot in patients with osteoarthritis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:757-62. 2011
    ..The aims of our study were to investigate the prevalence of ultrasound (US) abnormalities in the foot of patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and to compare them with clinical findings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XLII. Assessment of hip pain in rheumatic patients: the radiologist's view
    Saverio Vitali
    Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:817-24. 2012
    ..Because different imaging techniques show different sensitivity and specificity, the choice of technique to use depends on the type and stage of the disease itself...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XLV. Ultrasound of the shoulder in psoriatic arthritis
    Lucrezia Riente
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:329-33. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate the prevalence of ultrasound (US) pathologic abnormalities in the shoulders of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) patients and to compare them with the main clinical findings...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXXI. Sonographic assessment of the foot in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Lucrezia Riente
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:1-5. 2011
    ..The aims of our study were to investigate the prevalence of ultrasound (US) abnormalities in the foot of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to compare them with the clinical findings...
  17. doi request reprint High values of alpha (CXCL10) and beta (CCL2) circulating chemokines in patients with psoriatic arthritis, in presence or absence of autoimmune thyroiditis
    Alessandro Antonelli
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Autoimmunity 41:537-42. 2008
    ..Serum CXCL10 (alpha chemokine) levels in psoriatic arthritis patients are significantly higher in presence of AT...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound Imaging for the rheumatologist XXVII. Sonographic assessment of the knee in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Lucrezia Riente
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:300-3. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XLI. Sonographic assessment of the hip in OA patients
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:652-7. 2012
    ..To investigate the prevalence of ultrasound (US) detectable abnormalities in the hip joints of patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and correlate them with clinical findings and measures of disease severity...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Italian MSUS Study Group recommendations for the format and content of the report and documentation in musculoskeletal ultrasonography in rheumatology
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale Regina Elena 336, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 53:367-73. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to draw up a set of recommendations for the format and content of the musculoskeletal ultrasonography (MSUS) report in rheumatology...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging in psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis
    Lucrezia Riente
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 32:S26-33. 2014
    ..US has already become commonplace in both clinical and research fields, and improvements in US technology will offer further possibilities for future research. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XLIV. Ultrasound of the shoulder in healthy individuals
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:165-71. 2013
    ..To investigate the prevalence of shoulder ultrasound (US) detectable abnormalities in asymptomatic individuals of various ages and to correlate the US findings with clinical data...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ankylosing spondylitis: how diagnostic and therapeutic delay have changed over the last six decades
    Giuliana Salvadorini
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Florence, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:561-5. 2012
    ..The DD and TD correlation with radiological severity score and the new imaging techniques used in diagnosis (magnetic resonance [MRI], computerised tomography, scintigraphy for sacroiliac joints) were also investigated...
  24. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity and hypothyroidism in patients with psoriatic arthritis
    Alessandro Antonelli
    From the Department of Internal Medicine and the Rheumatology Unit, University of Pisa, and the Endocrinological Laboratory, Azienda Ospedaliera Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    J Rheumatol 33:2026-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of thyroid disorders in a group of patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical and ultrasound evaluation of the response to tocilizumab treatment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a case series
    Oscar Epis
    Rheumatology Unit, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Piazza Ospedale Maggiore 3, 20162, Milan, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 34:737-42. 2014
    ..This case series suggested the rapid clinical benefit of tocilizumab. Ultrasound assessment showed that the onset of this effect was faster in the foot joints than in the hand joints. ..
  26. doi request reprint Ultrasound lung comets in systemic sclerosis: a chest sonography hallmark of pulmonary interstitial fibrosis
    Luna Gargani
    Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Via G Moruzzi, 1, 56124, Pisa, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1382-7. 2009
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to tissue transglutaminase and Saccharomyces cerevisiae in ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis
    Lucrezia Riente
    Rheumatology and Immunology Units, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Rheumatol 31:920-4. 2004
    ..We investigated IgA antibodies to bovine tissue tranglutaminase (tTg) and IgA and IgG antibodies to human tTg and to Saccharomyces cerevisiae (ASCA) in patients with AS and PsA...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:1-5. 2006
    ..Moreover, it provides a general overview of both US anatomy and pathology relevant for the rheumatologist...
  29. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist IX. Ultrasound imaging in spondyloarthritis
    L Riente
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy, and Department of Rheumatology, Weston General Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:349-53. 2007
    ..The present review provides an update of the available data and discusses research issues of US imaging in SpA...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXVIII. Impact of sonographic knee joint involvement in recent-onset inflammatory polyarthritis
    C A Scirè
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:449-53. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of the knee joint inflammation, detected by ultrasonography (US), on functional disability in patients with recent-onset inflammatory polyarthritis (IP)...
  31. doi request reprint Is GRP78/BiP a potential salivary biomarker in patients with rheumatoid arthritis?
    Laura Giusti
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Proteomics Clin Appl 4:315-24. 2010
    ..Nonetheless, to date, there have been no studies investigating salivary biomarkers in this condition. Therefore, aim of this study is to investigate the presence of potential biomarkers of RA in human whole saliva...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXI. Role of ultrasound imaging in early arthritis
    C A Scirè
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Universita di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:391-4. 2009
    ..The present review provides an update of the available data and discusses research issues of ultrasound imaging in early arthritis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XIV. Ultrasound imaging in connective tissue diseases
    L Riente
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:230-3. 2008
    ..US assessment of heart, kidney or vascular involvement in CTD will not be the subjects of this paper...
  34. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist III. Ultrasonography of the hip
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:229-32. 2006
    ..In addition, the deep location of the hip can confer further problems to US scanning in obese or particularly muscular subjects...
  35. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist II. Ultrasonography of the hand and wrist
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:118-22. 2006
    ..This paper provides the basic knowledge, reviews the available evidence and discusses the potential of US in the evaluation of the hand and wrist...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist VII. Ultrasound imaging in rheumatoid arthritis
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:5-10. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XVI. Ultrasound-guided procedures
    O Epis
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:515-8. 2008
    ..The present review provides an update of the available data regarding the use of US in interventional procedures in clinical rheumatology...
  38. ncbi request reprint IgG, IgA, IgM antibodies to a viral citrullinated peptide in patients affected by rheumatoid arthritis, chronic arthritides and connective tissue disorders
    C Anzilotti
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1579-82. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study is to investigate the prevalence and clinical significance of IgG, IgA and IgM ACPA by a newly described assay employing a viral citrullinated peptide (VCP)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXII. Achilles tendon involvement in spondyloarthritis. A multi-centre study using high frequency volumetric probe
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:547-51. 2009
    ..Our study for the first time demonstrated that 3D US is a valid imaging modality for the assessment of Achilles tendon enthesitis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXV. Sonographic assessment of the knee in patients with gout and calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, and Ospedale A Murri, Ancona, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:2-5. 2010
    ..Further studies are required to investigate both sensitivity and specificity of US features indicative of crystal aggregates at both tendon and entheseal level...
  41. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for osteoporosis in female patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    O Di Munno
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Lupus 13:724-30. 2004
    ..Therefore the potential risks and lack of efficacy data on fracture risk reduction in premenopausal patients must be weighed against their proven efficacy in postmenopausal patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XVII. Role of colour Doppler and power Doppler
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:759-62. 2008
    ..Moreover, Doppler US has been found to be of help in the assessment of vascular pathologies such as the vasculitides. In this review we provide an update of the data regarding the use of colour Doppler and power Doppler in rheumatology...
  43. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. I. Ultrasonography of the shoulder
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:6-11. 2006
    ..The use of high quality equipment and the application of a standard scanning protocol are mandatory for reliable US assessment of shoulder pathology...
  44. ncbi request reprint High values of Th1 (CXCL10) and Th2 (CCL2) chemokines in patients with psoriatic arthtritis
    A Antonelli
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:22-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate serum levels of CXCL10 and CCL2 in a large series of PsA patients, and to relate chemokines levels to the clinical phenotype of these patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XX. Sonographic assessment of hand and wrist joint involvement in rheumatoid arthritis: comparison between two- and three-dimensional ultrasonography
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita, Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:197-200. 2009
    ..This study is an initial step towards establishing a methodology necessary for developing multi-centre US studies which are aimed at assessing hand involvement in patients with RA...
  46. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist V. Ultrasonography of the ankle and foot
    L Riente
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:493-8. 2006
    ..US represents an accurate, safe and low-cost technique that can be used for the examination of the ankle and foot in rheumatic disorders...
  47. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XII. Ultrasound imaging in sports medicine
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:806-9. 2007
    ..Future research should also be directed at determining the usefulness of power Doppler technique in monitoring sport-related abnormalities...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis and rheumatic diseases. Pathogenesis, prevention and treatment]
    Ombretta di Munno
    U O Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Pisa, Italia
    Reumatismo 58:11-21. 2006
    ..Due to the prevalence of GC use, it is imperative that there be a greater awareness of GIO and of therapies that may be offered to patients both for prevention and treatment...