Giovanna Gatti

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Affiliation: European Institute of Oncology
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Report on a case of pure cribriform carcinoma of the breast with internal mammary node metastasis: description of the case and review of the literature
    Giovanna Gatti
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 92:241-3. 2006
  2. pmc Accuracy of computed tomography perfusion in assessing metastatic involvement of enlarged axillary lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer
    Yun Liu
    Ningxia Medical College Hospital, Yinchuan, Ningxia, 75004, China
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R40. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Breast hamartoma: a case report
    Giovanna Gatti
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, 20141, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 89:145-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Adenomyoepithelioma of the breast, presenting as a cancer
    Giovanna Gatti
    Senology Division, European Oncology Institute, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 90:337-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary bladder metastases from breast carcinoma: review of the literature starting from a clinical case
    Giovanna Gatti
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 91:283-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Possible role of nitric oxide in the biology of breast carcinoma: review of the available literature
    G Gatti
    Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Senology Division, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, Italy
    Breast 13:1-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Sentinel-lymph-node biopsy as a staging procedure in breast cancer: update of a randomised controlled study
    Umberto Veronesi
    Scientific Direction, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 7:983-90. 2006
  8. pmc Full-dose intraoperative radiotherapy with electrons during breast-conserving surgery: experience with 590 cases
    Umberto Veronesi
    Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Division of Radiotherapy, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milan, Italy
    Ann Surg 242:101-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Conservative treatment of breast cancer: its evolution
    Alberto Luini
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 94:195-8. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer: ten-year results of a randomized controlled study
    Umberto Veronesi
    European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Surg 251:595-600. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Report on a case of pure cribriform carcinoma of the breast with internal mammary node metastasis: description of the case and review of the literature
    Giovanna Gatti
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 92:241-3. 2006
    ..Internal mammary node metastases are not frequently detected when the axillary nodes are negative...
  2. pmc Accuracy of computed tomography perfusion in assessing metastatic involvement of enlarged axillary lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer
    Yun Liu
    Ningxia Medical College Hospital, Yinchuan, Ningxia, 75004, China
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R40. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of computed tomography (CT) perfusion in differentiating metastatic from inflammatory enlarged axillary lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint Breast hamartoma: a case report
    Giovanna Gatti
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, 20141, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 89:145-7. 2005
    ..It can present as a breast mass and therefore additional care needs to be taken to rule it out in the differential diagnosis of breast carcinoma. We report a case of a breast hamartoma treated at the European Institute of Oncology...
  4. ncbi request reprint Adenomyoepithelioma of the breast, presenting as a cancer
    Giovanna Gatti
    Senology Division, European Oncology Institute, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 90:337-9. 2004
    ..Adenomyoepithelioma is a rare lesion that can involve the breast tissue. The diagnostic appearance of the lesion can give rise to a difficult differential diagnosis with breast carcinoma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary bladder metastases from breast carcinoma: review of the literature starting from a clinical case
    Giovanna Gatti
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 91:283-6. 2005
    ..Patients with breast cancer presenting with urinary symptoms should be examined for possible bladder metastases...
  6. ncbi request reprint Possible role of nitric oxide in the biology of breast carcinoma: review of the available literature
    G Gatti
    Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Senology Division, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, Italy
    Breast 13:1-6. 2004
    ..More studies are needed to clarify the sequence of events and the real impact of nitric oxide on the behaviour of the disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sentinel-lymph-node biopsy as a staging procedure in breast cancer: update of a randomised controlled study
    Umberto Veronesi
    Scientific Direction, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 7:983-90. 2006
    ..Results of our previous trial showed that SLNB accurately screens the ALN for metastasis in breast cancers of diameter 2 mm or less. We aimed to update this trial with results from longer follow-up...
  8. pmc Full-dose intraoperative radiotherapy with electrons during breast-conserving surgery: experience with 590 cases
    Umberto Veronesi
    Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Division of Radiotherapy, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milan, Italy
    Ann Surg 242:101-6. 2005
    ..The new mobile linear accelerators easily moved close to the operating table to allow the full-dose irradiation during surgery...
  9. ncbi request reprint Conservative treatment of breast cancer: its evolution
    Alberto Luini
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 94:195-8. 2005
    ..From an oncological perspective, outcome was found to be equally effective, and this key observation provided us with significant impetus to investigate the effects of reducing the radiotherapy field...
  10. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer: ten-year results of a randomized controlled study
    Umberto Veronesi
    European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Surg 251:595-600. 2010
    ..We present 10-year follow-up of our single-institute trial designed to compare outcomes in patients who received no axillary dissection if the sentinel node was negative, with patients who received complete axillary dissection...
  11. ncbi request reprint The sentinel node biopsy under local anesthesia in breast cancer: advantages and problems, how the technique influenced the activity of a breast surgery department; update from the European Institute of Oncology with more than 1000 cases
    Alberto Luini
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Breast 16:527-32. 2007
    ..We are now discussing the impact of the SLNB under local anesthesia on the activity of a breast surgery department. We also present an update of our experience...
  12. doi request reprint Preliminary results of electron intraoperative therapy boost and hypofractionated external beam radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery in premenopausal women
    Giovanni Battista Ivaldi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:485-93. 2008
    ..To report the acute and preliminary data on late toxicity of a pilot study of boost with electron intraoperative therapy followed by hypofractionated external beam radiotherapy (HEBRT) of the whole breast...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in male patients with early breast cancer
    Oreste Gentilini
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, 20141, Milan, Italy
    Oncologist 12:512-5. 2007
    ..After a median follow-up of 30 months (range, 1-63) no axillary reappearance of the disease occurred. As with women, we recommend SLNB in male patients with breast cancer and clinically negative axilla...
  14. ncbi request reprint The evolution of the conservative approach to breast cancer
    Alberto Luini
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, Italy
    Breast 16:120-9. 2007
    ..For this reason in our Institute we are now evaluating the feasibility of a reduction of the radiation field and the sensibility and sensitivity of new diagnostic approaches for axillary staging...
  15. ncbi request reprint The sentinel lymph node biopsy under local anesthesia in breast carcinoma: experience of the European Institute of Oncology and impact on quality of life
    Alberto Luini
    Senology Division, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 89:69-74. 2005
    ..We previously published our preliminary experience with 115 patients; here we present an update of our experience with particular attention devoted to quality of life...
  16. ncbi request reprint The pilot trial on intraoperative radiotherapy with electrons (ELIOT): update on the results
    Alberto Luini
    Division of Breast Surgery, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 93:55-9. 2005
    ..At the European Institute of Oncology we started our study on ELIOT in 1999; the first step has been a phase I-II trial to test feasibility and tolerance of ELIOT in patients candidate to breast conserving surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint The sentinel node biopsy after previous breast surgery: preliminary results on 543 patients treated at the European Institute of Oncology
    Alberto Luini
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 89:159-63. 2005
    ..A previous breast biopsy has been considered a relative contraindication to SLNB. We examined the accuracy of SLNB by following the axillary relapses after the procedure in patients who had undergone a breast biopsy before SLNB...
  18. ncbi request reprint When sentinel lymph node is intramammary
    Mattia Intra
    Breast Surgery Department, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, MI 20141, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1304-8. 2008
    ..Little attention has been placed to the presence of intramammary sentinel lymph nodes (intraMSLNs) on preoperative lymphoscintigraphy...
  19. doi request reprint The surgical margin status after breast-conserving surgery: discussion of an open issue
    Alberto Luini
    Senology Division, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141, Milan, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 113:397-402. 2009
    ..Radiation therapy could be a good option in the management of these cases, but further evidence is needed to establish the real impact of clear surgical margins on local control of disease and, furthermore, on survival...
  20. doi request reprint Paget's disease of the breast: the experience of the European Institute of Oncology and review of the literature
    Mujgan Caliskan
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 112:513-21. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to retrospectively analyze outcome of patients affected by Paget's breast disease and to define our institutional experience...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical technique of intraoperative radiation therapy with electrons (ELIOT) in breast cancer: a lesson learned by over 1000 procedures
    Mattia Intra
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Surgery 140:467-71. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint Nipple-sparing mastectomy in association with intra operative radiotherapy (ELIOT): A new type of mastectomy for breast cancer treatment
    Jean Yves Petit
    Division of Plastic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 96:47-51. 2006
    ..In fact, although removal of the NAC greatly increases the patient's sensation of mutilation, and the risk of tumor involvement of the areola is reported as a very variable percentage, NAC excision still remains the standard treatment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Metaplastic carcinoma of the breast, an unusual disease with worse prognosis: the experience of the European Institute of Oncology and review of the literature
    Alberto Luini
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 101:349-53. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare the clinical course, and prognosis, between this type of tumor and poorly differentiated ductal carcinoma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Full-dose intraoperative radiotherapy with electrons during breast-conserving surgery
    Umberto Veronesi
    Office of the Scientific Director, Milan, Italy
    Arch Surg 138:1253-6. 2003
    ..Intraoperative RT delivered with electrons at the total isodose of 2100 rad (21 Gy) could in principle substitute the currently used radiation course of external RT after breast-conserving surgery in selected cases...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node biopsy in breast cancer: early results in 953 patients with negative sentinel node biopsy and no axillary dissection
    Umberto Veronesi
    European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 41:231-7. 2005
    ..The 5 year overall survival rate of the whole series was 98%. Patients with negative sentinel node biopsies not submitted to axillary dissection show during follow-up a rate of overt axillary metastases that is lower than that expected...
  26. ncbi request reprint Full-dose intraoperative radiotherapy with electrons in breast surgery: broadening the indications
    Mattia Intra
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Arch Surg 140:936-9. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Report on a case of breast sarcoma metastatic to the axillary lymph nodes
    Jack Antonio Diaz Brito
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 92:188-90. 2006
    ..We report a case of a 65-year-old woman affected by follicular dendritic cell sarcoma of the left breast. Six months after breast surgery she developed an axillary metastasis from the same disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint Less aggressive surgery and radiotherapy is the way forward
    Alberto Costa
    Division of Breast Surgery, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Via Ferrata 8, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Curr Opin Oncol 16:523-8. 2004
    ..The progressive reduction of the extension of surgery in the breast and in the axilla is now accompanied by a reduction of the radiation field. This article provides an update on conservative therapy for breast cancer...
  29. ncbi request reprint Angiosarcoma of the breast: the experience of the European Institute of Oncology and a review of the literature
    Alberto Luini
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141, Milan, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 105:81-5. 2007
    ..We report the experience of the European Institute of Oncology with this unusual disease from January 1996 to January 2006: sixteen patients with angiosarcoma, 9 (56%) of whom had primary AB and 7 (44%), secondary AB, are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) in treatment of breast carcinoma--a new therapeutic alternative within the scope of breast-saving therapy? Current status and future prospects. Report of experiences from the European Institute of Oncology (EIO), Mailan
    W Gatzemeier
    Division of Senology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Strahlenther Onkol 177:330-7. 2001
    ..In published series it has been demonstrated that the external boost can be replaced by intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) where irradiation at a single dose from 10 up to 15 Gy was safely delivered directly to the tumor bed...
  31. ncbi request reprint In vivo dosimetry using radiochromic films during intraoperative electron beam radiation therapy in early-stage breast cancer
    Mario Ciocca
    Department of Medical Physics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milano, Italy
    Radiother Oncol 69:285-9. 2003
    ..To check the dose delivered to patients during intraoperative electron beam radiation therapy (IOERT) for early breast cancer and also to define appropriate action levels...
  32. ncbi request reprint Male breast cancer in a young patient treated with nipple-sparing mastectomy: case report and review of the literature
    Alberto Luini
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 93:118-20. 2007
    ..We here describe a case of male breast carcinoma in a young patient (44 years of age), which is quite unusual in the pattern of breast carcinoma presentation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Synchronous bilateral breast cancer in men: a case report and review of the literature
    Irina Sosnovskikh
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 93:225-7. 2007
    ..The goal of our work was to contribute to the available literature with this extremely unusual presentation of the disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy performed with local anesthesia in patients with early-stage breast carcinoma
    Alberto Luini
    Senology Division, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Arch Surg 137:1157-60. 2002
    ..This method represents an interesting development in breast-conserving surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative radiation therapy for breast cancer: technical notes
    Umberto Veronesi
    Breast Department, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Breast J 9:106-12. 2003
    ..Here we report the two different techniques in use in these trials...
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of 99mTc-Sestamibi scintimammography in the management of equivocal breast lesions
    Concetta De Cicco
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Biother Radiopharm 19:621-6. 2004
    ..However, its use in nonpalpable tumors is not recommended...
  37. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative radiotherapy during breast conserving surgery in patients previously treated with radiotherapy for Hodgkin's disease
    Mattia Intra
    Department of Breast Surgery, University of Milan, Italy
    Tumori 90:13-6. 2004
    ..Mastectomy is therefore recommended as the preferred treatment option in these women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Surgical technique of intraoperative radiotherapy in conservative treatment of limited-stage breast cancer
    Mattia Intra
    Breast Division, University of Milan, Italy
    Arch Surg 137:737-40. 2002
    ..In our experience, IORT for limited-stage breast carcinoma is easy to perform and only briefly prolongs the duration of the surgical procedure...
  39. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electron beam radiotherapy (ELIOT) to the breast: a need for a quality assurance programme
    R Orecchia
    Radiation Oncology Department, European Institute of Oncology, University of Milan, Via Ripamonti 435 20141 Milan, Italy
    Breast 14:541-6. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Avoiding axillary dissection in breast cancer surgery: a randomized trial to assess the role of axillary radiotherapy
    U Veronesi
    Division of Senology, European Institute of Oncology, Via G Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 16:383-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the role of axillary radiotherapy (RT) in reducing axillary metastases in patients with early breast cancer who did not receive axillary dissection...
  41. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative radiation therapy with electrons (ELIOT) in early-stage breast cancer
    R Orecchia
    Division of Radiation Therapy, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Breast 12:483-90. 2003
    ..More than 400 patients have been enrolled. In addition a new approach for nipple and areola complex conservation, including ELIOT, is under investigation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Is avoiding post-mastectomy radiotherapy justified for patients with four or more involved axillary nodes and endocrine-responsive tumours? Lessons from a series in a single institution
    O Gentilini
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institue of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 18:1342-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to describe outcomes of patients who underwent mastectomy without radiotherapy in a single institution...
  43. ncbi request reprint A preliminary report of intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) in limited-stage breast cancers that are conservatively treated
    U Veronesi
    Radiotherapy Division, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, University of Milan, Via G Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:2178-83. 2001
    ..However, a longer follow-up is needed for a better evaluation of the possible late side-effects...
  44. ncbi request reprint Breast conservative treatment in association with implant augmentation and intraoperative radiotherapy
    M Rietjens
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, EIO, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:532-5. 2006
    ..Cosmetic results are excellent and the patient is very satisfied. The surgical technique and the possible advantage of such a procedure are also discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Development of axillary surgery in breast cancer
    A Luini
    Division of Breast Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via G Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 16:259-62. 2005
    ..We discuss the evolution of axillary surgery in breast cancer...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Conservative approach for breast cancer. The experience of the European Institute of Oncology]
    O Gentilini
    Divisione di Senologia, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia di Milano, Milano
    Minerva Chir 62:447-58. 2007
    ..This conservative approach is completed by the possibility to deliver a partial breast irradiation and to provide patients with more personalized adjuvant treatments tailored on the biological features of the tumour...
  47. ncbi request reprint Comparative study of surgical margins in oncoplastic surgery and quadrantectomy in breast cancer
    Navneet Kaur
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti, 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:539-45. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the oncological safety of oncoplastic procedures by studying the status of the surgical margins of the excised tumor specimen in comparison with standard quadrantectomies...
  48. ncbi request reprint Breast metastases from cutaneous malignant melanoma
    F Bassi
    Division of Senology, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan 20141, Italy
    Breast 13:533-5. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Paraneoplastic neurological disorders in breast cancer
    G Gatti
    Senology Division, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milan, Italy
    Breast 12:203-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper is to briefly outline these paraneoplastic neurological syndromes and consider their relation to breast carcinoma...
  50. doi request reprint Clinicopathologic characteristics of invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast: results of an analysis of 530 cases from a single institution
    Enrico Orvieto
    Section of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 113:1511-20. 2008
    ..Although invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) is the second most common histotype of breast cancer, the prognostic implications of its clinicopathologic characteristics remain controversial...
  51. ncbi request reprint Elements related to heterogeneity of antibody-dependent cell cytotoxicity in patients under trastuzumab therapy for primary operable breast cancer overexpressing Her2
    Stefania Varchetta
    Oncology Department, Scientific Institute of Pavia, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri Clinica del Lavoro e della Riabilitazione, Istituti di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Pavia, Italy
    Cancer Res 67:11991-9. 2007
    ....