Antonio Ruggiero

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Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Homotoxicological remedies versus desmopressin versus placebo in the treatment of enuresis: a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Paediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica S Cuore, A Gemelli Hospital, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 23:269-74. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Myocardial performance index and biochemical markers for early detection of doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Pediatric Oncology Division, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Largo A Gemelli, 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Int J Clin Oncol 18:927-33. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Incidence, clinical features and management of hypersensitivity reactions to chemotherapeutic drugs in children with cancer
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 69:1739-46. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of transdermal buprenorphine in the management of children with cancer-related pain
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:433-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Azole interactions with multidrug therapy in pediatric oncology
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Pediatric Oncology Division, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Largo A Gemelli, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 69:1-10. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of childhood sarcoma with irinotecan: bilirubin level as a predictor of gastrointestinal toxicity
    A Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Chemother 21:693-7. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of fentanyl administered by patient controlled analgesia in children with cancer pain
    A Ruggiero
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Department of Paediatric Sciences, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 15:569-73. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint MRI findings in Shwachman diamond syndrome
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:352-4. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood CD4+/CD56+ hematodermic neoplasm: case report and review of the literature
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Department of Paediatric Sciences, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 8 00168 Rome, Italy
    Haematologica 91:ECR48. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Anthracycline cardiotoxicity in childhood
    A Ruggiero
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:261-81. 2008

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Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Homotoxicological remedies versus desmopressin versus placebo in the treatment of enuresis: a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Paediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica S Cuore, A Gemelli Hospital, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 23:269-74. 2008
    ..Our study demonstrates that homotoxicology is safe and effective when compared with placebo, even if it is significantly less effective than dDAVP in this clinical condition...
  2. ncbi request reprint Myocardial performance index and biochemical markers for early detection of doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Pediatric Oncology Division, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Largo A Gemelli, 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Int J Clin Oncol 18:927-33. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Incidence, clinical features and management of hypersensitivity reactions to chemotherapeutic drugs in children with cancer
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 69:1739-46. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of transdermal buprenorphine in the management of children with cancer-related pain
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:433-7. 2013
    ..The current study investigated the efficacy, safety, tolerability, and compliance of a transdermal buprenorphine delivery system for the management of chronic cancer pain in the pediatric population...
  5. doi request reprint Azole interactions with multidrug therapy in pediatric oncology
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Pediatric Oncology Division, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Largo A Gemelli, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 69:1-10. 2013
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of childhood sarcoma with irinotecan: bilirubin level as a predictor of gastrointestinal toxicity
    A Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Chemother 21:693-7. 2009
    ..The results showed a significant increase in severity of diarrhea with increasing total pre-treatment bilirubin. therefore, we propose that pre-treatment bilirubin levels can predict gastrointestinal toxicity in pediatric cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of fentanyl administered by patient controlled analgesia in children with cancer pain
    A Ruggiero
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Department of Paediatric Sciences, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 15:569-73. 2007
    ..In adults, patient controlled analgesia (PCA) is widely administered, while in children with moderate to severe cancer pain its use is still under evaluation for safety and efficacy...
  8. ncbi request reprint MRI findings in Shwachman diamond syndrome
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:352-4. 2008
    ..We report a case of a 12-month-old male in which abdominal MRI was used to confirm the clinical diagnosis of SDS...
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood CD4+/CD56+ hematodermic neoplasm: case report and review of the literature
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Department of Paediatric Sciences, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 8 00168 Rome, Italy
    Haematologica 91:ECR48. 2006
    ..Moreover, we try to analyse features and outcome of a few other paediatric CD4+/CD56+ hematodermic tumours as they are reported in the literature...
  10. doi request reprint Anthracycline cardiotoxicity in childhood
    A Ruggiero
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:261-81. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to discuss the mechanisms of action of anthracyclines, their cardiotoxicity, the feasibility of screening, and the prevention of cardiac damage after treatment in childhood...
  11. doi request reprint Severe hyperleukocytosis and multifocal intracranial haemorrhage: not always a fatal outcome
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int J Hematol 90:87-90. 2009
    ..Aggressive measures as a decompressive craniectomy should be considered to improve the poor outcome observed in this subset of patients...
  12. doi request reprint Interactions between antiepileptic and chemotherapeutic drugs in children with brain tumors: is it time to change treatment?
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Pediatric Oncology Division, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:193-8. 2010
    ..Among the new AEDs not metabolized by the P450 system, levetiracetam seems to be a promising AED owing to its pharmacokinetic features, efficacy, and safety...
  13. doi request reprint Phase I study of temozolomide combined with oral etoposide in children with recurrent or progressive medulloblastoma
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Pediatric Oncology Division, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 46:2943-9. 2010
    ..Given the oral administration of both drugs the regimen was administered outpatient...
  14. doi request reprint Groshong catheter-related complications in children with cancer
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:947-51. 2010
    ..The aim of our retrospective study was to assess safety and complications of Groshong devices in children with cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in children: case reports of spontaneous recovery without splenectomy
    A Ruggiero
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 23:471-5. 2006
    ..In this retrospective study, 5 out of 12 children with chronic ITP achieved a spontaneous recovery. A careful follow-up appears to be adequate for most of the patients, reserving splenectomy to the rare severely affected patients...
  16. doi request reprint How to manage vaccinations in children with cancer
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Pediatric Oncology Division, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:1104-8. 2011
    ..Our review focuses on the management of children with cancer and offers some suggestions regarding their vaccination schedules...
  17. doi request reprint The role of diet on the clinical pharmacology of oral antineoplastic agents
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome A Gemelli Hospital, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 68:115-22. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to describe the interactions between diet and oral anticancer drugs in terms of the possible effects of such interactions on reducing the antineoplastic activity of the drug or increasing its side effects...
  18. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of childhood optic gliomas: relationship between flicker visual evoked potentials and magnetic resonance imaging findings
    Benedetto Falsini
    Institute of Ophthalmology, Catholic University, Largo F Vito 00136, Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 88:87-96. 2008
    ..67, P < 0.001). The results indicate that longitudinal F-VEP changes can predict changes in MRI-assessed OG size and extension, providing a non-invasive functional assay, complementary to neuro-imaging, for OG follow-up...
  19. doi request reprint Phase I study of temozolomide combined with oral etoposide in children with malignant glial tumors
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Pediatric Oncology Division, Department of Pediatric Oncology, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Largo A Gemelli 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 113:513-8. 2013
    ..Therefore, the MTD was established at dose level 3. The RD for phase II trial in children with malignant glial is TMZ 150 mg/m(2) for 5 days and VP-16 50 mg/m(2) for 10 days every 28 days...
  20. ncbi request reprint Platinum compounds in children with cancer: toxicity and clinical management
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Drugs 24:1007-19. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint Topical nerve growth factor as a visual rescue strategy in pediatric optic gliomas: a pilot study including electrophysiology
    Benedetto Falsini
    Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 25:512-20. 2011
    ..To date, no specific therapy is available for optic glioma (OG)-induced visual loss...
  22. doi request reprint Expression of liquoral neuroprotection markers in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Antonio Chiaretti
    Department of Pediatric Neurosciences, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Leuk Res 35:1467-71. 2011
    ..Our results showed an increased expression of the liquoral markers. This up-regulation could be interpreted as a neuroprotective response of the brain against the neuronal damages induced by MTX...
  23. doi request reprint Feasibility study of 21-day-on/7-day-off temozolomide in children with brain tumors
    Vita Ridola
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Largo A Gemelli 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 103:147-53. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, prolonged exposure to TMZ was associated with lymphopenia and may lead to a higher rate of viral infections...
  24. doi request reprint Treatment of advanced neuroblastoma in children over 1 year of age: the critical role of ¹³¹I-metaiodobenzylguanidine combined with chemotherapy in a rapid induction regimen
    Stefano Mastrangelo
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:1032-40. 2011
    ..We evaluated the toxicity of, and response to, a novel induction regimen that included ¹³¹I-MIBG combined with cisplatin, cyclophosphamide, etoposide, vincristine, and doxorubicin...
  25. doi request reprint Tension chylothorax complicating acute malignant airway obstruction
    Marco Piastra
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:406-8. 2011
    ..Early recognition and prompt treatment resulted to be essential to relieve the compression and to avoid end-stage hemodynamic and respiratory function derangement...
  26. ncbi request reprint Phase II study of a protracted irinotecan schedule in children with refractory or recurrent soft tissue sarcoma
    Gianni Bisogno
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Italy
    Cancer 106:703-7. 2006
    ..Irinotecan (CPT-11) is a novel antineoplastic agent that takes effect by inhibiting topoisomerase I. The Italian Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS) Committee performed a multiinstitutional Phase II study to evaluate its effect on STS...
  27. doi request reprint Cardiac metastases of Ewing sarcoma detected by 18F-FDG PET/CT
    Paola Coccia
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34:236-8. 2012
    ..We report a case of a boy affected by a metastatic Ewing sarcoma with cardiac asymptomatic metastasis detected by F-FDG PET/computed tomography...
  28. doi request reprint Management of children with thrombocytopenia-absent radius syndrome: an institutional experience
    Paola Coccia
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:166-9. 2012
    ..We report our experience of three patients affected by TAR syndrome presenting with different clinical manifestations focusing on the management of these patients...
  29. doi request reprint Transdermal buprenorphine in children with cancer-related pain
    Giorgio Attinà
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:125-7. 2009
    ..Only limited data is available on the use of Transdermal Buprenorphine in children. In our experience, Transdermal Buprenorphine allowed good analgesia without significant side effects in these three children with cancer-related pain...
  30. doi request reprint Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: a chemotherapy-related toxicity in children with malignancies
    Maria Giuseppina Cefalo
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Paediatr Drugs 12:277-84. 2010
    ..This agent, together with other specific forms of supportive care, has shown efficacy in the treatment of established VOD and promising results in the prevention of VOD in pediatric patients receiving chemotherapy...
  31. doi request reprint Comparison of propofol versus propofol-ketamine combination in pediatric oncologic procedures performed by non-anesthesiologists
    Antonio Chiaretti
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:1163-7. 2011
    ..The aim of the present prospective study is to compare the safety and efficacy of propofol-ketamine versus propofol alone, managed by trained pediatricians, in children with cancer undergoing painful procedures...
  32. doi request reprint Treatment of pharyngeal non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a patient with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
    Paola Coccia
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 59:318-9. 2012
    ..The patient was successfully treated with a reduced dose chemotherapy regimen plus anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody. He is in complete remission 3 years from the start of treatment...
  33. ncbi request reprint Rosai-Dorfman disease: two case reports and diagnostic role of fine-needle aspiration cytology
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:103-6. 2006
    ..Long-term follow-up is necessary to observe the complete regression of the massive lymphadenopathy. However, specific therapy is available and should be limited to patients with compressive symptoms or extranodal disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hypersensitivity reactions to carboplatin in children
    Ilaria Lazzareschi
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 58:33-7. 2002
    ..In 6 out of 29 children, we reported allergic events. We also report a desensitization protocol for carboplatin administration, which allowed the patients to receive effective treatment without adverse reactions...
  35. doi request reprint Safe lumbar puncture under analgo-sedation in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Palma Maurizi
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, A Gemelli Hospital, UCSC, Catholic University of Rome, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Int J Clin Oncol 19:173-7. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of procedural analgo-sedation in children with ALL...
  36. ncbi request reprint Life-threatening presentation of mediastinal neoplasms: report on 7 consecutive pediatric patients
    Marco Piastra
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Catholic University Medical School, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 23:76-82. 2005
    ..Seven consecutive children presenting with superior mediastinal syndrome are reported needing urgent critical care approach...
  37. ncbi request reprint Patient-controlled analgesia with fentanil and midazolam in children with postoperative neurosurgical pain
    Antonio Chiaretti
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:119-24. 2008
    ..In adults, patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is widely administered, while in children, its use with opioid drugs is still under evaluation for safety and efficacy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Stevens-Johnson syndrome in children receiving phenobarbital therapy and cranial radiotherapy
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Department of Paediatrics, Pediatric Oncology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 85:213-5. 2007
    ..Concomitant application of these two therapies may play an important role in the occurrence of the disease...
  39. doi request reprint Gastric adenocarcinoma presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy in a 14-year-old girl
    Daniela Rizzo
    Pediatric Oncology Division, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33:e213-5. 2011
    ..Gastric adenocarcinoma should be suspected in young patients with a significant familial history and also in the absence of initial specific signs, so as to provide correct diagnosis and appropriate treatment...
  40. doi request reprint Temozolomide is an active agent in children with recurrent medulloblastoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor: an Italian multi-institutional phase II trial
    Graziella Cefalo
    Pediatrics Unit, Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy, G C, M M, F S Pediatric Oncology, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy, A R, G B, V R, R R Department of Radiodiagnostics, Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy, P P Department of Chemotherapy, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy, M E A Department of Radiotherapy Unit, CRO, Aviano, Italy, M M Department of Neurosurgery, Ospedale G Gaslini, Genova, Italy, M L G Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy, G P Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy, E M Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy, University of Technology
    Neuro Oncol 16:748-53. 2014
    ..The secondary purpose was to analyze the toxicity profile of TMZ when administered orally for 5 days in 3 divided daily doses every 28 days...
  41. ncbi request reprint Neurotrophic factor expression in childhood low-grade astrocytomas and ependymomas
    Antonio Chiaretti
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 20:412-9. 2004
    ..In accordance with the role of neurotrophic factors in tumour behaviour the aim of the present study was to investigate their expression in two childhood brain neoplasms, namely low-grade astrocytomas and ependymomas...
  42. doi request reprint Familial hypobetalipoproteinemia: early neurological, hematological, and ocular manifestations in two affected twins responding to vitamin supplementation
    Paola Sabrina Buonuomo
    Department of Pediatric Medicine, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Pediatr 21:824-7. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that this syndrome may have a wide spectrum of manifestations and an early appearance of symptoms in the pediatric age group...
  43. ncbi request reprint Paediatric Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease: a benign cause of fever and lymphadenopathy
    Ilaria Lazzareschi
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Department of Paediatric Sciences, Catholic University, Rome
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:119-23. 2008
    ..We review the clinical and histological features of KFD and report an unusual case presenting with cervical and supraclavicular lymphadenopathy, and persistent fever...
  44. doi request reprint Critical pulmonary infection due to nontuberculous mycobacterium in pediatric leukemia: report of a difficult diagnosis and review of pediatric series
    Annalisa Arlotta
    Department of Paediatric Sciences, Division of Paediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome Department of Mother and Child, Division of Paediatric Oncology and Infectious Diseases, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 36:66-70. 2014
    ..Identification of the microorganism was obtained by open lung biopsy and evidence of mycobacterium genome. We also reviewed 15 literature cases of disseminated infections of nontuberculous mycobacterium in children with leukemia. ..
  45. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of temozolomide given three times a day in pediatric and adult patients
    Anna Riccardi
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 52:459-64. 2003
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  46. ncbi request reprint Massive congenital intracranial teratoma: perioperative coagulation impairment
    Marco Piastra
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:712-7. 2004
    ..The surgical indication itself represents an ethical dilemma when treating a large intracranial tumor with partial destruction and replacement of brain structures...
  47. ncbi request reprint Long-term cognitive outcome, brain computed tomography scan, and magnetic resonance imaging in children cured for acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Laura Iuvone
    Department of Pediatric Neuropsychiatry, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Cancer 95:2562-70. 2002
    ..In addition, long-term neuropsychologic sequelae following CNS prophylaxis have been investigated marginally in children cured for ALL...
  48. ncbi request reprint A case of acute lymphoblastic leukemia presenting as severe hypercalcemia
    Paola Sabrina Buonuomo
    Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 21:475-9. 2004
    ..Hypercalcemia represents an emergency in children, and acute leukemia must be considered in its differential diagnosis, even when there are no circulating blasts...
  49. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous fatal intracranial hemorrhage in a child with Evans syndrome
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 20:403-8. 2003
    ..Early recognition and aggressive management is required for an adequate management of this rare complication...
  50. doi request reprint Intranasal lidocaine and midazolam for procedural sedation in children
    Antonio Chiaretti
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Catholic University Medical School of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Arch Dis Child 96:160-3. 2011
    ....
  51. pmc Pretreatment neuropsychological deficits in children with brain tumors
    L Iuvone
    Don Gnocchi Onlus Foundation, Italy
    Neuro Oncol 13:517-24. 2011
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint A fast visual evoked potential method for functional assessment and follow-up of childhood optic gliomas
    Maria Teresa S Trisciuzzi
    Institute of Ophthalmology, Catholic University, Lgo F Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:217-26. 2004
    ..To evaluate a fast technique of visual evoked potentials (VEPs) recording, in response to steady-state luminance stimuli (SS-LVEPs), for functional assessment and follow-up of childhood optic gliomas (OGs)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Interventions for anemia in pediatric cancer patients
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 39:451-4. 2002
    ..Considered a manageable complication, anemia is often not treated until it becomes severe, i.e., hemoglobin (Hb) level <or= 7 g/dL. The most frequent treatment employed for anemia in children with cancer is blood transfusion...
  54. ncbi request reprint Neurofibromatosis type 1 clinical features and management
    Maria Scalzone
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Med Chir 31:246-51. 2009
    ..Several complications affecting life expectancy can occur in affected patients. We reviewed genetic mechanisms, clinical aspects of the syndrome and multidisciplinary management required for NF1 patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint Salivary alpha-amylase: a new non-invasive biomarker for assessment of pain perception in epileptic children
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, L go Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurol Belg 113:279-83. 2013
    ..Our data suggest that sAA activity could represent a new objective and non-invasive biomarker for the assessment of pain perception in epileptic children...
  56. doi request reprint Intravenous Immunoglobulin therapy for anti-E hemolytic disease in the newborn
    Roberta Onesimo
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Catholic University, Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1059-61. 2010
    ..We report a case of anti-E HDN treated successfully with intravenous immunoglobulin, as adjuvant treatment to phototherapy...
  57. doi request reprint Noninvasive ventilation in large postoperative flail chest
    Marco Piastra
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Catholic University Medical School, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:831-3. 2008
    ..Respiratory support avoided asynchronous paradoxical movements and achieved pneumatic stabilization. Clinical and respiratory improvement allowed a successful weaning from ventilator...
  58. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in children with cancer
    M G Cefalo
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Chemother 21:605-10. 2009
    ..Studies conducted on new antiemetic therapies usually focus on adult populations affected by tumors, whereas there are very few series including pediatric patients, who are even more severely affected by this specific side effect...
  59. ncbi request reprint Errors involving patients receiving intrathecal chemotherapy
    M Scalzone
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Chemother 22:83-7. 2010
    ..Diverse rescue therapies have been proposed but the most effective means of managing these errors remains prevention...
  60. ncbi request reprint The lumbar puncture in pediatric oncology
    P Coccia
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Policlinico A Gemelli, Catholic University of Rome
    Pediatr Med Chir 28:73-8. 2006
    ..Lumbar puncture is generally well tolerated but might be characterized by several disadvantages and risks...
  61. ncbi request reprint [The prognostic role of Ki-67 in childhood low-grade glioma]
    P Maurizi
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Institute of Paediatrics, Catholic University, Rome
    Pediatr Med Chir 30:73-8. 2008
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  62. ncbi request reprint Cellular and molecular aspects of drugs of the future: oxaliplatin
    A M Di Francesco
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Catholic University, Largo Agostino Gemelli n 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Cell Mol Life Sci 59:1914-27. 2002
    ..To date, mismatch repair and replicative bypass appear to be the processes most likely involved in differentiating the molecular responses to these agents...
  63. ncbi request reprint Intrathecal chemotherapy with antineoplastic agents in children
    A Ruggiero
    Division of Paediatric Oncology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Paediatr Drugs 3:237-46. 2001
    ..Inadvertant intrathecal administration of antineoplastic agents that are indicated for systemic administration only, is dangerous and may result in a fatal outcome...
  64. doi request reprint Propofol/alfentanil and propofol/ketamine procedural sedation in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: safety, efficacy and their correlation with pain neuromediator expression
    A Chiaretti
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 19:212-20. 2010
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint High response rate to cisplatin/etoposide regimen in childhood low-grade glioma
    Maura Massimino
    Pediatric Oncology, Radiodiagnostic E and Radiotherapy Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 20:4209-16. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to avoid radiotherapy and to induce an objective response in children with low-grade glioma (LGG) using a simple chemotherapy regimen based on cisplatin and etoposide...
  66. ncbi request reprint Candida parapsilosis bloodstream infection in pediatric oncology patients: results of an epidemiologic investigation
    Brunella Posteraro
    Institute of Microbiology, Largo F Vito, 1 00168 Rome, Italy
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:641-5. 2004
    ..To investigate an outbreak of Candida parapsilosis bloodstream infections (BSIs) involving three patients admitted to a pediatric oncology unit between April and June 2002...