Nicolas Amoretti

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Posterior arthrodesis of the spine by percutaneous CT-guided application of screws: preliminary report
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Service d Imagerie Medicale, Centre Hospital Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet, Nice, France
    Clin Imaging 29:231-4. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Can low-dose computed tomographic scan of the spine replace conventional radiography? An evaluation based on imaging myelomas, bone metastases, and fractures from osteoporosis
    Madleen Chassang
    Service d imagerie diagnostique et interventionelle, Hôpital L Archet 2, 151 route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, BP 3079, F 06200 Nice Cedex 3, France
    Clin Imaging 31:225-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Lipomatous tumors of the adrenals--a report on 18 cases and review of the literature
    Virginie Lesbats-Jacquot
    Service d imagerie diagnostique et interventionelle, Hôzpital de l Archet II, 151 rte St Antoine de Ginestiére, F 06200 Nice, France
    Clin Imaging 31:335-9. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Percutaneous screw fixation of acetabular roof fractures by radiologists under CT and fluoroscopy guidance
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet 2, 151, Rte Saint Antoine de Ginestière, 06200 Nice, France
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 200:447-50. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Inhalation study of polymethyl methacrylate following radiologist exposure during percutaneous vertebroplasty
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Service d Imagerie Medicale, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet 2, 151 route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, B P 3079, 06202, Nice Cedex 3, France
    Skeletal Radiol 42:203-7. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Percutaneous extraction of cement leakage after vertebroplasty under CT and fluoroscopy guidance: a new technique
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet 2, 151, route Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200, Nice, France
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:1492-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Percutaneous discectomy on lumbar radiculopathy related to disk herniation: why under CT guidance? An open study of 100 consecutive patients
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Radiology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, 06200 Nice, France
    Eur J Radiol 81:1259-64. 2012
  8. doi request reprint CT- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous discectomy for lumbar radiculopathy related to disc herniation: a comparative prospective study comparing lateral to medial herniated discs
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Department of Radiology, Hopital Archet 2, Centre Hospital Universitaire de Nice, 151, Route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200, Nice, France
    Skeletal Radiol 42:49-53. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Symptomatic lumbar facet joint cysts treated by CT-guided intracystic and intra-articular steroid injections
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospital Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet 2, 151, Route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200, Nice, France
    Eur Radiol 22:2836-40. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Computed tomography- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous screw fixation of low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis in adults: a new technique
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Department of Radiology, Hopital Archet 2, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire de Nice, 151, route Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200, Nice, France
    Eur Radiol 22:2841-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Posterior arthrodesis of the spine by percutaneous CT-guided application of screws: preliminary report
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Service d Imagerie Medicale, Centre Hospital Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet, Nice, France
    Clin Imaging 29:231-4. 2005
    ..The procedure is CT-guided, resulting in a perfect localization of the area involved, it is safe, and it is performed in a short time limiting, therefore, possible neurological, vascular, or visceral complications...
  2. ncbi request reprint Can low-dose computed tomographic scan of the spine replace conventional radiography? An evaluation based on imaging myelomas, bone metastases, and fractures from osteoporosis
    Madleen Chassang
    Service d imagerie diagnostique et interventionelle, Hôpital L Archet 2, 151 route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, BP 3079, F 06200 Nice Cedex 3, France
    Clin Imaging 31:225-7. 2007
    ..We should mention that the dose of radiation delivered by CT scanning does not constitute an unfavorable element in patients, usually elderly, for whom CT scanning was indicated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lipomatous tumors of the adrenals--a report on 18 cases and review of the literature
    Virginie Lesbats-Jacquot
    Service d imagerie diagnostique et interventionelle, Hôzpital de l Archet II, 151 rte St Antoine de Ginestiére, F 06200 Nice, France
    Clin Imaging 31:335-9. 2007
    ..Regarding the treatment, on the basis of our own experience, which agrees with that of other authors, the surgical removal of any lesion greater than 5 cm is mandatory...
  4. doi request reprint Percutaneous screw fixation of acetabular roof fractures by radiologists under CT and fluoroscopy guidance
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet 2, 151, Rte Saint Antoine de Ginestière, 06200 Nice, France
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 200:447-50. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate CT- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous screw fixation by radiologists in the management of acetabular roof fractures...
  5. doi request reprint Inhalation study of polymethyl methacrylate following radiologist exposure during percutaneous vertebroplasty
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Service d Imagerie Medicale, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet 2, 151 route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, B P 3079, 06202, Nice Cedex 3, France
    Skeletal Radiol 42:203-7. 2013
    ..To assess the atmospheric concentrations of methyl methacrylate (MMA) vapors during percutaneous vertebroplasty for the interventional radiologist and the other operating room staff...
  6. doi request reprint Percutaneous extraction of cement leakage after vertebroplasty under CT and fluoroscopy guidance: a new technique
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet 2, 151, route Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200, Nice, France
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:1492-5. 2012
    ..We report a new minimally invasive technique of extraction of cement leakage following percutaneous vertebroplasty in adults...
  7. doi request reprint Percutaneous discectomy on lumbar radiculopathy related to disk herniation: why under CT guidance? An open study of 100 consecutive patients
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Radiology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, 06200 Nice, France
    Eur J Radiol 81:1259-64. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint CT- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous discectomy for lumbar radiculopathy related to disc herniation: a comparative prospective study comparing lateral to medial herniated discs
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Department of Radiology, Hopital Archet 2, Centre Hospital Universitaire de Nice, 151, Route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200, Nice, France
    Skeletal Radiol 42:49-53. 2013
    ..The groups consisted of patients with intervertebral disc herniation in a medial location (group 1) and those in a lateral location (group 2)...
  9. doi request reprint Symptomatic lumbar facet joint cysts treated by CT-guided intracystic and intra-articular steroid injections
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospital Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet 2, 151, Route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200, Nice, France
    Eur Radiol 22:2836-40. 2012
    ..To evaluate percutaneous computed tomography (CT)-guided intracystic and intra-articular steroid injections for the treatment of lumbar facet joint cyst causing radicular pain...
  10. doi request reprint Computed tomography- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous screw fixation of low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis in adults: a new technique
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Department of Radiology, Hopital Archet 2, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire de Nice, 151, route Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200, Nice, France
    Eur Radiol 22:2841-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of computed tomography (CT)- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous screw fixation for the treatment of low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis in adults...
  11. doi request reprint [Discoscanner: indications, technique, tips and tricks, interpretation]
    N Amoretti
    Service d imagerie médicale 1, Hopital Archet 2, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, BP 3079, 151, Route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06202 Nice Cedex 3, France
    J Neuroradiol 39:44-50. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the techniques, challenges and tips as well as the interpretation of functional and morphological examination...
  12. doi request reprint Percutaneous screw fixation of a vertebral pedicle fracture under CT-guidance: a new technique
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Radiology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, 06200 Nice, France
    Eur J Radiol 81:591-3. 2012
    ..This intervention confirms the range of capacities of CT scan-controlled interventions in terms of precision, safety, speed, minimal invasiveness, rapid return to everyday activity and consequently, economical management...
  13. doi request reprint [Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty under dual guidance (CT and fluoroscopy): radiation dose to radiologist. A comparative study]
    N Amoretti
    Radiology Department, CHU de Nice, 06200 Nice, France
    J Neuroradiol 38:135-40. 2011
    ..The goals of this study is to evaluate and compare the irradiation received by the practitioner when performing percutaneous vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty guided by CT and fluoroscopy, for precise anatomical sites...
  14. doi request reprint [Posterior percutaneous arthrodesis under CT guidance after surgical anterior arthrodesis: a new technique]
    N Amoretti
    Departement de Radiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, 06200 Nice, France
    J Neuroradiol 38:178-82. 2011
    ..This study was designed to demonstrate the feasibility of using a CT-scan to perform posterior arthrodesis of the spine under local anesthesia...
  15. doi request reprint Dual guidance (CT and fluoroscopy) vertebroplasty: radiation dose to radiologists. How much and where?
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Radiology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Nice, France
    Skeletal Radiol 39:1229-35. 2010
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Foreign body extraction from soft tissue by using CT and fluoroscopic guidance: a new technique
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Radiology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, 06200 Nice, France
    Eur Radiol 20:190-2. 2010
    ..This intervention avoids a second surgical intervention with a longer incision and avoided repeated general anaesthesia...
  17. doi request reprint Computed axial tomography-guided fixation of sacroiliac joint disruption: safety, outcomes, and results at 3-year follow-up
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Radiology Department, University Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200, Nice, France
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:1227-34. 2009
    ..Postoperative follow-up, performed at 1, 2, and 3 years in our rehabilitation department, showed stable results over time. All pain disappeared, without the need for medication, in 19 patients (95%)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Burst fracture of the spine involving vertebrae presenting no other lesions: the role of vertebroplasty
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Service d Imagerie Medicale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Hopital L Archet, Nice, France
    Clin Imaging 29:379-82. 2005
    ..In one case, the improvement in the persistent painful symptoms was of no significance. Controls by computed tomography (CT). Which were performed after 3 months showed a satisfactory consolidation of the fractured vertebrae...
  19. ncbi request reprint Peripheral neurogenic tumors: is the use of different types of imaging diagnostically useful?
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Services d Imagerie Médicale, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet 2, 151 route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, BP 3079 F, Nice Cedex 3, France
    Clin Imaging 30:201-5. 2006
    ..The use of 3D US will be sufficient for the diagnosis and preoperative evaluation of a lesion when it is possible to furnish the volumetric data and the tools necessary for data analysis in a single document (in a CD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical follow-up of 50 patients treated by percutaneous lumbar discectomy
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Service d Imagerie Médicale et Interventionelle, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Hopital L Archet, F 06202 Nice Cedex 2, France
    Clin Imaging 30:242-4. 2006
    ..We noted an improvement of more than 70% in 79% of the posterolateral foraminal or extraforaminal hernias, although these favorable results were observed only in 50% of the posteromedian hernias...
  21. ncbi request reprint Shoulder distension arthrography in adhesive capsulitis
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Service d Imagerie Medicale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Hôpital L Archet 2, 151 route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, BP 3079, Nice Cedex 3, F 06292 Nice, France
    Clin Imaging 30:254-6. 2006
    ..We report on our technique, which was performed on a series of 200 patients, and on the results observed in 27 patients with a precise evaluation of progressive changes in movements of the joint...
  22. ncbi request reprint Aortic embolism of cement: a rare complication of lumbar percutaneous vertebroplasty
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Department of Radiology, Hopital L Archet, 06200 Nice Cedex 1, France
    Skeletal Radiol 36:685-7. 2007
    ..Proper techniques can minimize the risk of arterial embolism caused by cement during the procedure...
  23. doi request reprint Combined CT and fluoroscopic guidance of balloon kyphoplasty versus fluoroscopy-only procedures
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Service de Radiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, Nice 06200, France
    Skeletal Radiol 38:703-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the performance of combined (computed tomography (CT) and fluoroscopic) guidance of balloon kyphoplasty in comparison to fluoroscopic guidance alone...
  24. doi request reprint Percutaneous facet screw fixation of lumbar spine with CT and fluoroscopic guidance: a feasibility study
    Nicolas Amoretti
    Departments of Radiology, Hopital Archet 2, Teaching Hospital of Nice, 151 Route Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200 Nice, France
    Radiology 268:548-55. 2013
    ..To assess the feasibility of computed tomography (CT)- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous facet screw fixation following anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) or anterior pseudarthrosis in adults...
  25. doi request reprint [Imaging of bone metastases]
    Nicolas Amoretti
    CHU de Nice, Hopital L Archet, service de radiologie ostéo articulaire diagnostique et interventionnelle, 2, Route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200 Nice, France
    Bull Cancer 100:1109-14. 2013
    ..A CT scanner is required to confirm the malignancy of a bone lesion. MRI is complementary to the scanner including for the assessment of bone marrow involvement and tumor extensions. ..
  26. doi request reprint Vertebral split fractures: Technical feasibility of percutaneous vertebroplasty
    Laurent Huwart
    Department of Radiology, Hopital Archet 2, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire de Nice, Nice, France Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 83:173-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the technical feasibility of CT- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous vertebroplasty in the treatment of vertebral split fractures...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lumbar false aneurysms following image-guided interventive procedures for spondylodiskitic abscesses
    Fabien Dausse
    Radiology, Hopital Archet II, Nice, France
    Skeletal Radiol 35:949-52. 2006
    ..The diagnoses were established via CT and immediately followed by expeditious treatment by selective arterial embolization...
  28. ncbi request reprint Subumbilical parietal cystic images
    Virginie Lesbats-Jacquot
    Service de radiodiagnostic de l Archet II, CHU de Nice, 151 rte St, Antoine de Ginestiere, B P 3079, F 06202, Nice Cedex 3, France
    Clin Imaging 31:340-2. 2007
    ..Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, however, thanks to a more definite topographic evaluation, allowed elimination of this diagnosis in two patients with history of previous abdominal surgery...
  29. doi request reprint Etanercept compared to intraarticular corticosteroid injection in rheumatoid arthritis: double-blind, randomized pilot study
    Christian H Roux
    Rheumatology Department, Hospital l Archet 1, 242 Route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200 Nice, France
    J Rheumatol 38:1009-11. 2011
    ..To compare etanercept (anti-tumor necrosis factor-α) with intraarticular (IA) corticosteroid injections to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  30. doi request reprint [Erdheim-Chester disease: radiological findings]
    Mathilde Versini
    CHU de Nice, Service de Medecine Interne, 06202 Nice Cedex 3, France
    Presse Med 39:e233-7. 2010
    ..For the past years, the disease has been reported with an increasing frequency, linked to a better knowledge of it's radiological pattern. Indead, it shows specific imaging appearances, that should be recognized...
  31. doi request reprint CT- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous screw fixation of a "carrot-stick" spinal fracture in an elderly man with ankylosing spondylitis
    Laurent Huwart
    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire de Nice, Hôpital Archet 2 151, route Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06200, Nice, France
    Skeletal Radiol 42:1767-73. 2013
    ..CT- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous screw fixation of spinal fractures could potentially be an alternative to surgery in elderly AS patients with poor performance status...
  32. ncbi request reprint Is radiologic placement of an arm port mandatory in oncology patients?: analysis of a large bi-institutional experience
    Pierre Yves Marcy
    Department of Radiology, Antoine Lacassagne Center, Nice, France
    Cancer 110:2331-8. 2007
    ....