Francesco Costa

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis: analysis of results in a series of 374 patients treated with unilateral laminotomy for bilateral microdecompression
    Francesco Costa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Universitià degli Studi di Milano, Istituto IRCCS Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:579-86. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Symptomatic pineal cyst: case report and review of the literature
    F Costa
    U O Neurosurgery, Istituto O Galeazzi, Via Ricardo Galeazzi 4, Milan, Italy
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 51:231-3. 2008
  3. pmc Cervical synovial cyst: case report and review of literature
    Francesco Costa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Istituto IRCCS Galeazzi, Via R Galeazzi 4, 20100 Milan, Italy
    Eur Spine J 19:S100-2. 2010
  4. pmc Stand-alone cage for posterior lumbar interbody fusion in the treatment of high-degree degenerative disc disease: design of a new device for an "old" technique. A prospective study on a series of 116 patients
    Francesco Costa
    Neurosurgery Department, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    Eur Spine J 20:S46-56. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The influence of the axial, antero-posterior and lateral positions of the center of rotation of a ball-and-socket disc prosthesis on the cervical spine biomechanics
    Fabio Galbusera
    IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Via Galeazzi 4, Milan, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:397-401. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Spinal navigation: standard preoperative versus intraoperative computed tomography data set acquisition for computer-guidance system: radiological and clinical study in 100 consecutive patients
    Francesco Costa
    Neurosurgery Department, Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS, Rozzano, MI, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2094-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Computed tomography-based image-guided system in spinal surgery: state of the art through 10 years of experience
    Francesco Costa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Italy Department of Radiology, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Italy Istituto Galeazzi, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Biostatistic Unit, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Italy
    Neurosurgery 11:59-67; discussion 67-8. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Economic study: a cost-effectiveness analysis of an intraoperative compared with a preoperative image-guided system in lumbar pedicle screw fixation in patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis
    Francesco Costa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Via A Manzoni 56, 20089 Rozzano, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Spine J 14:1790-6. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Numerical evaluation of the correlation between the normal variation in the sagittal alignment of the lumbar spine and the spinal loads
    Fabio Galbusera
    IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Via Galeazzi 4, Milan, 20161, Italy
    J Orthop Res 32:537-44. 2014
  10. pmc Instrumented fusion surgery in elderly patients (over 75 years old): clinical and radiological results in a series of 53 patients
    Francesco Costa
    Neurosurgery, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Via A Manzoni, 56, 20089, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    Eur Spine J 22:S910-3. 2013

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis: analysis of results in a series of 374 patients treated with unilateral laminotomy for bilateral microdecompression
    Francesco Costa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Universitià degli Studi di Milano, Istituto IRCCS Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:579-86. 2007
    ..The authors present a minimally invasive surgical technique performed using a unilateral approach for lumbar decompression...
  2. doi request reprint Symptomatic pineal cyst: case report and review of the literature
    F Costa
    U O Neurosurgery, Istituto O Galeazzi, Via Ricardo Galeazzi 4, Milan, Italy
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 51:231-3. 2008
    ..Reviewing the literature demonstrates that the endoscopic approach represents a minimally invasive and safe procedure in the treatment of symptomatic pineal cysts...
  3. pmc Cervical synovial cyst: case report and review of literature
    Francesco Costa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Istituto IRCCS Galeazzi, Via R Galeazzi 4, 20100 Milan, Italy
    Eur Spine J 19:S100-2. 2010
    ..The authors present the case of an 84-year-old man with a symptomatic synovial cyst involving the space between C7 and T1...
  4. pmc Stand-alone cage for posterior lumbar interbody fusion in the treatment of high-degree degenerative disc disease: design of a new device for an "old" technique. A prospective study on a series of 116 patients
    Francesco Costa
    Neurosurgery Department, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    Eur Spine J 20:S46-56. 2011
    ..This technique is not demanding and can be considered safe and effective, as shown by the excellent clinical and radiological success rates...
  5. doi request reprint The influence of the axial, antero-posterior and lateral positions of the center of rotation of a ball-and-socket disc prosthesis on the cervical spine biomechanics
    Fabio Galbusera
    IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Via Galeazzi 4, Milan, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:397-401. 2010
    ..Therefore, the paper is aimed to the quantification of their influence on the flexibility of the implanted spine and the force transmitted through the facet joints...
  6. doi request reprint Spinal navigation: standard preoperative versus intraoperative computed tomography data set acquisition for computer-guidance system: radiological and clinical study in 100 consecutive patients
    Francesco Costa
    Neurosurgery Department, Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS, Rozzano, MI, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2094-8. 2011
    ..A retrospective clinical and radiological study...
  7. doi request reprint Computed tomography-based image-guided system in spinal surgery: state of the art through 10 years of experience
    Francesco Costa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Italy Department of Radiology, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Italy Istituto Galeazzi, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Biostatistic Unit, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Italy
    Neurosurgery 11:59-67; discussion 67-8. 2015
    ..Image-guided navigation systems (IGS) grant excellent clinical and radiological results, minimizing risks correlated with spinal instrumentation. However, there is some concern regarding the real need for IGS and its indications...
  8. doi request reprint Economic study: a cost-effectiveness analysis of an intraoperative compared with a preoperative image-guided system in lumbar pedicle screw fixation in patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis
    Francesco Costa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Via A Manzoni 56, 20089 Rozzano, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Spine J 14:1790-6. 2014
    ..However, these tools are expensive and may not be affordable for many facilities...
  9. doi request reprint Numerical evaluation of the correlation between the normal variation in the sagittal alignment of the lumbar spine and the spinal loads
    Fabio Galbusera
    IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Via Galeazzi 4, Milan, 20161, Italy
    J Orthop Res 32:537-44. 2014
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  10. pmc Instrumented fusion surgery in elderly patients (over 75 years old): clinical and radiological results in a series of 53 patients
    Francesco Costa
    Neurosurgery, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Via A Manzoni, 56, 20089, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
    Eur Spine J 22:S910-3. 2013
    ..To evaluate the clinical and radiological outcomes of elderly (>75 years old) patients who underwent spinal instrumented fusion surgery...
  11. doi request reprint Anterior cervical fusion: a biomechanical comparison of 4 techniques. Laboratory investigation
    Fabio Galbusera
    Labs, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:444-9. 2008
    ..5 Nm in flexion, extension, right lateral bending, and right axial rotation was applied to the 4 models. The segmental principal ranges of motion and the load shared by the interbody cage were obtained for each simulation...
  12. ncbi request reprint 237 ACoA aneurysms clipped or embolized. Outcomes measurement using the De Santis-CESE assessment tool
    A De Santis
    Department of Clinical Sciences L Sacco, Neurosurgery Unit, O Galeazzi Institute, IRCCS, Milan University, Milan, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 51:159-68. 2007
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to demonstrate the difference in patient outcomes after treatment for bleeding endocranial aneurysms when evaluated with methods based on different assessment criteria...
  13. ncbi request reprint Quantitative assessment of intervertebral disc glycosaminoglycan distribution by gadolinium-enhanced MRI in orthopedic patients
    Stefania Vaga
    IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milano, Italy
    Magn Reson Med 59:85-95. 2008
    ..The application of this new MRI method could provide diagnostic information for standard treatment of lumbar discopathy and for innovative therapies of regenerative medicine...