Simone Ferrero

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Deep dyspareunia: causes, treatments, and results
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genova, Italy
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:394-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Norethisterone acetate in the treatment of colorectal endometriosis: a pilot study
    S Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Hum Reprod 25:94-100. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Letrozole combined with norethisterone acetate compared with norethisterone acetate alone in the treatment of pain symptoms caused by endometriosis
    S Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Hum Reprod 24:3033-41. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Uterine adenomyosis in persistence of dysmenorrhea after surgical excision of pelvic endometriosis and colorectal resection
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    J Reprod Med 54:366-72. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of endometriosis: experience with aromatase inhibitors
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, Genoa, Italy
    Drugs 69:943-52. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Unusual complication of excision of pelvic endometriosis: pseudoaneurysm of the left uterine artery
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 93:264-6. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Proteomic analysis of peritoneal fluid in fertile and infertile women with endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, St Bartholomew s School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMW College, 48 53 St Bartholomew s Close, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE, U K
    J Reprod Med 54:32-40. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Proteomics technologies in endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Expert Rev Proteomics 5:705-14. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Peritoneal fluid proteome in women with different ASRM stages of endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, St Bartholomew s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:433-41. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Fertility after bowel resection for endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 92:41-6. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Deep dyspareunia: causes, treatments, and results
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genova, Italy
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:394-9. 2008
    ..We critically review the causes and treatments of deep dyspareunia...
  2. doi request reprint Norethisterone acetate in the treatment of colorectal endometriosis: a pilot study
    S Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Hum Reprod 25:94-100. 2010
    ..This pilot study evaluates the efficacy of norethisterone acetate in treating pain and gastrointestinal symptoms of women with colorectal endometriosis...
  3. doi request reprint Letrozole combined with norethisterone acetate compared with norethisterone acetate alone in the treatment of pain symptoms caused by endometriosis
    S Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Hum Reprod 24:3033-41. 2009
    ..We compared the efficacy and tolerability of the aromatase inhibitor letrozole combined with norethisterone acetate versus norethisterone acetate alone in treating pain symptoms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Uterine adenomyosis in persistence of dysmenorrhea after surgical excision of pelvic endometriosis and colorectal resection
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    J Reprod Med 54:366-72. 2009
    ..To determine whether the presence of uterine adenomyosis may impair the amelioration of pain symptoms after laparoscopic excision of pelvic endometriosis combined with colorectal resection...
  5. doi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of endometriosis: experience with aromatase inhibitors
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, Genoa, Italy
    Drugs 69:943-52. 2009
    ..Further research in the form of randomized controlled trials will be required before recommending the routine use of these agents...
  6. ncbi request reprint Unusual complication of excision of pelvic endometriosis: pseudoaneurysm of the left uterine artery
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 93:264-6. 2010
    ..The diagnosis was based on contrast-enhanced multidetector computed tomography angiography. Transfemoral selective catheterization and embolization of the left uterine artery determined a quick improvement of the symptoms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Proteomic analysis of peritoneal fluid in fertile and infertile women with endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, St Bartholomew s School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMW College, 48 53 St Bartholomew s Close, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE, U K
    J Reprod Med 54:32-40. 2009
    ..To evaluate the peritoneal fluid (PF) proteome of fertile and infertile women with endometriosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Proteomics technologies in endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Expert Rev Proteomics 5:705-14. 2008
    ..This review summarizes the state of the art and potential applications of proteomics in endometriosis research...
  9. doi request reprint Peritoneal fluid proteome in women with different ASRM stages of endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, St Bartholomew s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:433-41. 2008
    ..The present study compares the peritoneal fluid (PF) proteome of 109 women with endometriosis and different disease stage as defined by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fertility after bowel resection for endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 92:41-6. 2009
    ..To determine the pregnancy rate after bowel resection for rectosigmoid endometriosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Images in clinical medicine. Endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    N Engl J Med 357:e8. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of newly diagnosed endometriosis in women attending the general practitioner
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 110:203-7. 2010
    ..To investigate the prevalence of newly diagnosed endometriosis in premenopausal women who requested a consultation with their general practitioner because of non-gynecological problems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Myasthenia gravis during pregnancy
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:979-88. 2008
    ..Life-threatening conditions (e.g., respiratory insufficiency) may occur during pregnancy; therefore, intensive check-ups by a gynecologist and a neurologist are necessary...
  14. doi request reprint Increased expression of one isoform of leucine-rich alpha-2-glycoprotein in peritoneal fluid of women with uterine leiomyomas
    Simone Ferrero
    Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, St Bartholomew s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, 48 53 St Bartholomew s Close, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:365-71. 2009
    ..To compare the peritoneal fluid (PF) proteome of women with and without uterine leiomyomas...
  15. ncbi request reprint Letrozole and norethisterone acetate in colorectal endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 150:199-202. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the efficacy of aromatase inhibitors and norethisterone acetate in treating pain and gastrointestinal symptoms caused by bowel endometriosis...
  16. doi request reprint Current pharmacotherapy for endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Largo Rosanna Benzi 1, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:1123-34. 2010
    ..Medical therapy is the most commonly used treatment for endometriosis. In particular, the administration of hormonal therapies aims to improve symptoms with minimal adverse effects...
  17. doi request reprint Aromatase inhibitors in the treatment of bladder endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 27:337-40. 2011
    ..Aromatase inhibitors have recently been proposed for the treatment of endometriosis; however, no previous study examined the effects of these agents on pain and urinary symptoms of premenopausal women with bladder endometriosis...
  18. pmc Letrozole and norethisterone acetate versus letrozole and triptorelin in the treatment of endometriosis related pain symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:88. 2011
    ..This randomized prospective open-label study compared the efficacy in treating pain symptoms and the tolerability of letrozole combined with either norethisterone acetate or triptorelin...
  19. pmc Use of aromatase inhibitors to treat endometriosis-related pain symptoms: a systematic review
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:89. 2011
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Multidetector computerized tomography enteroclysis vs. rectal water contrast transvaginal ultrasonography in determining the presence and extent of bowel endometriosis
    S Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 37:603-13. 2011
    ..To compare the accuracy of multidetector computerized tomography enteroclysis (MDCT-e) and rectal water contrast transvaginal ultrasonography (RWC-TVS) in determining the presence and extent of bowel endometriosis...
  21. ncbi request reprint GnRH analogue remarkably down-regulates inflammatory proteins in peritoneal fluid proteome of women with endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, St Bartholomew s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary and Westfield College, 48 53 St Bartholomew s Close, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE, United Kingdom
    J Reprod Med 54:223-31. 2009
    ..To determine the changes in the peritoneal fluid proteome of women with endometriosis determined by the administration of gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogues (GnRH-a)...
  22. doi request reprint Vaginal danazol for women with rectovaginal endometriosis and pain symptoms persisting after insertion of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 113:116-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of treatment with vaginal danazol in improving the pain symptoms caused by rectovaginal endometriosis that persist after insertion of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device (LNG-IUD)...
  23. doi request reprint Loss of sympathetic nerve fibers in intestinal endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 94:2817-9. 2010
    ..Sympathetic nerve fibers are significantly reduced in the mucosal and muscular layer near the endometriotic lesions; in contrast, sensory nerve fiber density is not altered in the area near the endometriotic lesions...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dyspareunia and quality of sex life after laparoscopic excision of endometriosis and postoperative administration of triptorelin
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 87:227-9. 2007
    ..9% of the patients had no DD and 34.7% reported a decrease in DD intensity; an increase in the frequency of sexual intercourse was reported by 62.2% of the women; objective improvements in several aspects of sex life were observed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Uterine myomas, dyspareunia, and sexual function
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 86:1504-10. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of deep dyspareunia (DD) and characteristics of sexual life in women with uterine myomas...
  26. doi request reprint Outpatient periurethral injections of polyacrylamide hydrogel for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence: effectiveness and safety
    Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and National Institute for Cancer Research, University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 288:131-7. 2013
    ..To investigate the effectiveness and safety of periurethral injections (PIs) of polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAHG, Bulkamid(®)) for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  27. doi request reprint Changes in the size of rectovaginal endometriotic nodules infiltrating the rectum during hormonal therapies
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Institute for Cancer Research, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, GE, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 287:447-53. 2013
    ..To evaluate the changes in the volume of rectovaginal endometriotic nodules infiltrating the rectum during 12-month treatment with hormonal therapies...
  28. doi request reprint Lymphedema microsurgical preventive healing approach for primary prevention of lower limb lymphedema after inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy for vulvar cancer
    Matteo Morotti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, S Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 23:769-74. 2013
    ..This study describes the use of microsurgical lymphatic venous anastomosis (LVA) to prevent LLL in patients with vulvar cancer undergoing inguinofemoral lymph node dissection (ILND)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Transvaginal ultrasonography combined with water-contrast in the rectum in the diagnosis of rectovaginal endometriosis infiltrating the bowel
    Mario Valenzano Menada
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 89:699-700. 2008
    ..In 4 of 5 (80.0%) nodules reaching the submucosa, the depth of infiltration was underestimated by RWC-TVS. The RWC-TVS reliably determined the largest diameter of the endometriotic nodules and was well tolerated by the patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Desogestrel-only contraceptive pill versus sequential contraceptive vaginal ring in the treatment of rectovaginal endometriosis infiltrating the rectum: a prospective open-label comparative study
    Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and National Institute for Cancer Research, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 93:239-47. 2014
    ..To compare the efficacy of two hormonal therapies in treating symptoms caused by bowel endometriosis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Aromatase and endometriosis: estrogens play a role
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and National Institute for Cancer Research, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1317:17-23. 2014
    ..These agents do not cause the disappearance of endometriosis; they cannot be considered routine treatment and should only be administered in adequately controlled clinical studies. ..
  32. doi request reprint Vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy using the Capio suture-capturing device versus traditional technique: feasibility and outcome
    Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and National Institute for Cancer Research, University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 287:267-74. 2013
    ..This study compares the feasibility and outcome of sacrospinous colpopexy for treating vaginal vault prolapse (VVP) performed by either the traditional technique or a simplified procedure using the Capio™ suture-capturing device...
  33. ncbi request reprint Letrozole and desogestrel-only contraceptive pill for the treatment of stage IV endometriosis
    Valentino Remorgida
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 47:222-5. 2007
    ..It has recently been suggested that aromatase inhibitors may effectively reduce pain symptoms related to the presence of endometriosis both in postmenopausal women and in subjects of reproductive age...
  34. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin beta chain isoforms in the plasma and peritoneal fluid of women with endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, St Bartholomew s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 83:1536-43. 2005
    ..To estimate the expression of haptoglobin (Hp) beta chain isoforms in the peritoneal fluid (PF) and plasma (PL) of women with and without endometriosis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D binding protein in endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    St Bartholomew s Hospital, St Bartholomew s School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMW College, London, United Kingdom
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 12:272-7. 2005
    ..We examined the presence and expression of vitamin D binding protein (DBP) in the peritoneal fluid (PF) and plasma (PL) of women with endometriosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Letrozole and norethisterone acetate in rectovaginal endometriosis
    Valentino Remorgida
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 88:724-6. 2007
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Hemostasis by bipolar coagulation versus suture after surgical stripping of bilateral ovarian endometriomas: a randomized controlled trial
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 19:722-30. 2012
    ..To estimate whether the suture of the ovary is superior to bipolar coagulation in preserving ovarian reserve in infertile women undergoing laparoscopic stripping of bilateral endometriomas...
  38. doi request reprint Rectosigmoid endometriosis with unusual presentation at magnetic resonance imaging
    Ennio Biscaldi
    Department of Radiology, Galliera Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 91:278-80. 2009
    ..In these patients, additional techniques such as multislice computed tomography enteroclysis may be used for adequate diagnosis before surgery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Proteomic analysis of peritoneal fluid in women with endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, St Bartholomew s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
    J Proteome Res 6:3402-11. 2007
    ..Several molecules had aberrant expression in PF of women with endometriosis; they may be useful for a better understanding of the pathogenesis of this disease...
  40. doi request reprint Endometriosis in menopause: a single institution experience
    Matteo Morotti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 286:1571-5. 2012
    ..This study aims to present the clinical characteristics of a series of postmenopausal women with endometriosis and to evaluate the preferential location, extension and histopathological features of the lesions...
  41. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 121:94-8. 2005
    ..Previous studies did not establish a clear correlation between the presence of endometriosis and the values of body mass index (BMI)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Quality of sex life in women with endometriosis and deep dyspareunia
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 83:573-9. 2005
    ..To characterize sexual function among women with endometriosis and deep dyspareunia (DD)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Randomized study of laparoscopic versus minilaparotomic myomectomy for uterine myomas
    Franco Alessandri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 10, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:92-7. 2006
    ..To compare the postoperative recovery of patients undergoing laparoscopic and minilaparotomic myomectomy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Dienogest in the treatment of endometriosis
    Nicolò Bizzarri
    University of Genoa, IRCCS San Martino Hospital and National Institute for Cancer Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy 01139 010511525 01139 010511525
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 15:1889-902. 2014
    ..Dienogest (DNG) is an oral progestin, derivative of 19-nortestosterone, that has recently been introduced for the treatment of endometriosis...
  45. doi request reprint Defective placental adhesion in voluntary termination of second-trimester pregnancy and risk of recurrence in subsequent pregnancies
    Matteo Morotti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:339-42. 2012
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of defective placental adhesion (DPA) in voluntary termination of second-trimester pregnancy and the risk of DPA recurrence in subsequent pregnancies...
  46. doi request reprint MDCT enteroclysis urography with split-bolus technique provides information on ureteral involvement in patients with suspected bowel endometriosis
    Ennio Biscaldi
    Department of Radiology, Galliera Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:W635-40. 2011
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate the accuracy of MDCT enteroclysis with a split-bolus technique in detecting ureteral compression caused by endometriosis in women with suspected bowel endometriosis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis in women with endometriosis
    Stefano Pretta
    Department of Neurosciences, Ophthalmology and Genetics, University of Genoa, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 132:226-31. 2007
    ..This study aims to determine whether women with endometriosis have greater subclinical atherosclerosis than the general population...
  48. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis: management issues during pregnancy
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ospedale San Martino, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 115:3-9. 2004
    ..The progressive nature of the disease may motivate affected women to start or complete their families as soon as possible...
  49. ncbi request reprint Myasthenia gravis: management issues during pregnancy
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 121:129-38. 2005
    ..Women with myasthenia gravis should not be discouraged from conceiving; however, they should discuss their plan for pregnancy with their neurologist and their gynaecologist...
  50. doi request reprint Evaluation of endometrial thickness in hormone receptor positive early stage breast cancer postmenopausal women switching from adjuvant tamoxifen treatment to anastrozole
    Mario Valenzano Menada
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Genova, San Martino Hospital, L go R Benzi Pad 1, 16100 Genova, Italy
    Breast 17:631-6. 2008
    ..Anastrozole reverses tamoxifen-induced increased endometrial thickness and sonographic endometrial cystic appearance...
  51. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of 2002 CDC guidelines in preventing perinatal group B Streptococcal vertical transmission: a prospective study
    Davide Lijoi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 10, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 275:373-9. 2007
    ..The aim of the current study is to evaluate the differences in the rate of perinatal group B streptococcal vertical transmission between women who correctly underwent the CDC 2002 guidelines and women who did not...
  52. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal fluid macrophages in endometriosis: correlation between the expression of estrogen receptors and inflammation
    Paola Montagna
    Laboratory and Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 90:156-64. 2008
    ..To investigate the expression of estrogen receptors (ERs) and inflammatory cytokines in macrophages obtained from peritoneal fluid (PF) of women with endometriosis...
  53. doi request reprint Lymphedema microsurgical preventive healing approach: a new technique for primary prevention of arm lymphedema after mastectomy
    Francesco Boccardo
    Department of Surgery, Unit of Lymphatic Surgery, S Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:703-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to assess the efficacy of direct lymphatic venous microsurgery in the prevention of lymphedema following axillary dissection for breast cancer...
  54. ncbi request reprint Ureteral suspension facilitates surgery for deep pelvic endometriosis
    Franco Alessandri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 87:1222-4. 2007
    ..This surgical technique facilitated the identification of the ureter, preventing injuries...
  55. doi request reprint Targeting tyrosine-kinases in ovarian cancer
    Matteo Morotti
    University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy 01139010511525 01139010511525
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 22:1265-79. 2013
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Monoclonal antibodies therapies for ovarian cancer
    Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore
    University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital and National Institute for Cancer Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 13:739-64. 2013
    ..Several antigens related to OC have been isolated and they could be potential target of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs); therefore, different mAbs have been developed and are emerging as new potential OC treatments...
  57. ncbi request reprint Drug safety evaluation of desogestrel
    Carolina Scala
    University of Genoa, National Institute for Cancer Research, San Martino Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 12:433-44. 2013
    ..DSG is also used in menopausal patients for hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Bowel endometriosis: CT-enteroclysis
    Ennio Biscaldi
    Department of Radiology, Galliera Hospital, Via Mura delle Capuccine 14, 16128, Genoa, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 32:441-50. 2007
    ..The potential of MSCTe for the diagnosis of bowel endometriosis relies on the fact that the serosal, muscular, and mucosal layers of the bowel wall can be evaluated...
  59. doi request reprint Sorafenib for ovarian cancer
    Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore
    University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital and National Institute for Cancer Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 22:1049-62. 2013
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Imidafenacin for the treatment of overactive bladder
    Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore
    University of Genoa, Institute for Cancer Research, San Martino Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Genoa, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:1383-97. 2013
    ..This compound has been developed to improve the tolerability of AM therapy by binding specifically the M3 receptor subtype, thus limiting undesirable adverse events (AEs)...
  61. doi request reprint Periurethral injection of polyacrylamide hydrogel for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence: the impact on female sexual function
    Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and National Institute for Cancer Research, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Sex Med 9:3255-63. 2012
    ..Urinary incontinence can negatively affect sexual function...
  62. doi request reprint The preoperative diagnosis of borderline ovarian tumors: a review of current literature
    Matteo Morotti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 285:1103-12. 2012
    ..To evaluate the available information on the preoperative diagnosis of borderline ovarian tumors (BOTs)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Fetal risks related to the treatment of multiple sclerosis during pregnancy and breastfeeding
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1823-31. 2006
    ..By contrast, glucocorticoids can be used to treat acute relapses during pregnancy...
  64. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized trial comparing immediate versus delayed catheter removal following hysterectomy
    Franco Alessandri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Genova University, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:716-20. 2006
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  65. ncbi request reprint Images of children born following infertility treatment
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 275:113-6. 2007
    ..This cross-sectional survey investigates patients' attitudes towards the use of photos of children born following infertility treatment...
  66. ncbi request reprint What is the desired menstrual frequency of women without menstruation-related symptoms?
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Contraception 73:537-41. 2006
    ..This study aimed to investigate the desired menstrual frequency of subjects without menstruation-related symptoms...
  67. doi request reprint Unidirectional barbed suture versus continuous suture with intracorporeal knots in laparoscopic myomectomy: a randomized study
    Franco Alessandri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:725-9. 2010
    ..To estimate the effectiveness of unidirectional knotless barbed suture and continuous suture with intracorporeal knots in the repair of uterine wall defects during laparoscopic myomectomy...
  68. ncbi request reprint Future perspectives in the medical treatment of endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 60:817-26. 2005
    ..Further clinical trials may determine if these new therapies are superior to current medical treatment strategies for endometriosis...
  69. ncbi request reprint Bowel endometriosis: presentation, diagnosis, and treatment
    Valentino Remorgida
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 62:461-70. 2007
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  70. doi request reprint Pharmacokinetics and toxicity of antimuscarinic drugs for overactive bladder treatment in females
    Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore
    University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital and National Institute for Cancer Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Genoa, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 8:1387-408. 2012
    ..The AMs used to treat OAB differ in their pharmacological profiles, which may affect their potential for causing adverse effects (AEs)...
  71. doi request reprint Bevacizumab in endometrial cancer treatment
    Matteo Morotti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 12:649-58. 2012
    ..One of the most interesting of these agents is bevacizumab, a monoclonal antivascular endothelial growth factor antibody...
  72. doi request reprint Peripartum cardiomyopathy
    Melita Moioli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 281:183-8. 2010
    ..The prognosis is poor in patients with persistent cardiomyopathy. Subsequent pregnancies are often associated with recurrence of left ventricular systolic dysfunction...
  73. doi request reprint Feasibility of axillary reverse mapping during sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer patients
    Federico Casabona
    Department of Gynecology, University of Genoa S Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2459-63. 2009
    ..This pilot study evaluates the feasibility of axillary reverse mapping (ARM) during sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) in breast cancer patients...
  74. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patients' satisfaction of cervical ripening using dinoprostone by either intravaginal gel or pessary: an open-label, randomized, prospective study
    Antonella Ferraiolo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino University Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    J Reprod Med 55:423-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate patient satisfaction of cervical ripening using dinoprostone (PGE2) by either intravaginal gel or pessary...
  75. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease: management issues during pregnancy
    Simone Ferrero
    Dipartimento di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, Universita degli Studi di Genova, Padiglione 1, Ospedale San Martino, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132, Genova, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 270:79-85. 2004
    ..Inflammatory bowel disease often affects women during their reproductive years, causing management concerns for obstetricians caring for these patients during pregnancy...
  76. ncbi request reprint Uterine sarcoma occurring in a premenopausal patient after uterine artery embolization: a case report and review of the literature
    Andrea Papadia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Genoa, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 104:260-3. 2007
    ..We estimate the incidence of sarcoma after UAE, the mean diagnostic delay in young women undergoing this procedure and review the potential and limits of preoperative procedures in diagnosing uterine sarcomas...
  77. doi request reprint Feasibility and outcome of vaginal paravaginal repair using the Capio suture-capturing device
    Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 1, Genoa 16132, Italy
    Int Urogynecol J 23:341-7. 2012
    ..This investigation describes the feasibility and outcome of vaginal paravaginal repair (VPVR) performed using the Capio suture-capturing device...
  78. doi request reprint Pharmacokinetic and toxicity considerations for the use of anthracyclines in ovarian cancer treatment
    Matteo Morotti
    San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Genoa, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 7:707-20. 2011
    ..Safe and effective treatments are needed for ovarian cancer. While there are many drugs currently available, there has recently been a renewed novel interest in the use of anthracyclines...
  79. ncbi request reprint The association between p53 expression, stage and histological features in endometrial cancer
    Nicola Ragni
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 123:111-6. 2005
    ..However, contradictory results have been reported when immunohistochemical determination of p53 expression has been correlated with stage and histological features of the tumours...
  80. ncbi request reprint Adenomyosis in a patient with mosaic Turner's syndrome
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Padiglione 1, Largo R Benzi 1, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:249-50. 2005
    ..Few case reports describing endometriosis in patients with gonadal dysgenesis have been published, but none has reported the presence of adenomyosis in a patient with Turner's syndrome...
  81. doi request reprint Breast cancer with synchronous massive metastasis in the uterine cervix: a case report and review of the literature
    Stefano Bogliolo
    Department of Gynecology, Breast Unit, University of Genoa, 10 Largo Rosanna Benzi, Genoa, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 281:769-73. 2010
    ..This condition poses differential diagnostic problems in the settings of clinical and pathological investigations...
  82. doi request reprint Decidual vascular patterns in first-trimester abortions
    Yuri Musizzano
    Anatomic Pathology, University of Genoa, Via De Toni 14, Genoa, Italy
    Virchows Arch 456:543-60. 2010
    ..However, using a limited panel of HC and IHC stainings, some significant findings can be more reliably reported, allowing the pathologist to acquire confidence in his routine diagnostic work...
  83. ncbi request reprint Epithelial abnormalities in cystic ovarian endometriosis
    Federico Prefumo
    Unità Operativa di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, Istituto G Gaslini, Universita di Genova, Genova, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 84:280-4. 2002
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of epithelial abnormalities in cystic ovarian endometriosis...
  84. ncbi request reprint Maternal arrhythmias during pregnancy
    Simone Ferrero
    Dipartimento di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, Universita degli Studi di Genova, Padiglione 1 Ospedale San Martino, Largo Rosanna Benzi, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 269:244-53. 2004
    ..An increased incidence of maternal cardiac arrhythmias is observed during pregnancy and they can range from clinically irrelevant isolated premature beats to debilitating supraventricular and ventricular tachycardias...
  85. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus: a 10-year survey (1990-2000)
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:229-34. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of vertical transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV). We also aimed to analyze the time of clearance of maternal antibodies in the serum of non-infected babies...
  86. doi request reprint Spontaneous regression of transplacental metastases from maternal melanoma in a newborn: case report and review of the literature
    Mario Valenzano Menada
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy
    Melanoma Res 20:443-9. 2010
    ..The newborn, at 3 months of age, presented metastases secondary to maternal melanoma, which were resistant to chemotherapy. The disease regressed spontaneously and the child is now 24 months, alive in complete remission...
  87. doi request reprint Resveratrol counteracts systemic and local inflammation involved in early abdominal aortic aneurysm development
    Daniela Palmieri
    Experimental and Clinical Vascular Biology Lab, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, San Martino Hospital and Department of Internal Medicine, Research Center of Cardiovascular Biology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Surg Res 171:e237-46. 2011
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  88. doi request reprint Direct relationship between cell density and FDG uptake in asymptomatic aortic aneurysm close to surgical threshold: an in vivo and in vitro study
    Cecilia Marini
    CNR Institute of Bioimaging and Molecular Physiology, Milan, Genoa Section, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:91-101. 2012
    ..The present study tests the hypothesis that FDG uptake is low in asymptomatic noninflammatory AAA due to the low cell density in aneurysmal walls...
  89. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy despite IUD: adverse effects on pregnancy evolution and fetus
    Ezio Fulcheri
    Dipartimento di Anatomia ed Istologia Patologica, Universita di Genova, Via De Toni, 14, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Contraception 68:35-8. 2003
    ....