G Veronesi

Summary

Affiliation: European Institute of Oncology
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Robotic thoracic surgery: technical considerations and learning curve for pulmonary resection
    Giulia Veronesi
    Lung Cancer Early Detection Unit, Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan 20141, Italy Electronic address
    Thorac Surg Clin 24:135-41, v. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Computed tomography screening for lung cancer: results of ten years of annual screening and validation of cosmos prediction model
    G Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Lung Cancer 82:426-30. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Robotic surgery for the treatment of early-stage lung cancer
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Oncol 25:107-14. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Estimating overdiagnosis in low-dose computed tomography screening for lung cancer: a cohort study
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 157:776-84. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Experience with robotic lobectomy for lung cancer
    Giulia Veronesi
    Thoracic Surgery Division, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Innovations (Phila) 6:355-60. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung: a retrospective analysis of 144 surgical cases
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Lung Cancer 53:111-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Subclavicular recurrence of breast cancer: does surgery play a role?
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Breast 15:649-53. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant surgery after carboplatin and VP16 in resectable small cell lung cancer
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 2:131-4. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Results of chest wall resection for recurrent or locally advanced breast malignancies
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Breast 16:297-302. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Prognostic role of lymph node involvement in lung metastasectomy
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:967-72. 2007

Detail Information

Publications99

  1. ncbi request reprint Robotic thoracic surgery: technical considerations and learning curve for pulmonary resection
    Giulia Veronesi
    Lung Cancer Early Detection Unit, Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan 20141, Italy Electronic address
    Thorac Surg Clin 24:135-41, v. 2014
    ..Entry of competitor companies should drive down costs. Studies are required to assess quality of life, morbidity, oncologic radicality, and cost effectiveness. ..
  2. doi request reprint Computed tomography screening for lung cancer: results of ten years of annual screening and validation of cosmos prediction model
    G Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Lung Cancer 82:426-30. 2013
    ..We assessed outcomes and the predictive ability of the COSMOS prediction model in volunteers screened for 10 years...
  3. doi request reprint Robotic surgery for the treatment of early-stage lung cancer
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Oncol 25:107-14. 2013
    ..This review examines the recent literature on the only commercially available robotic system (da Vinci) and comparatively assesses its advantages and disadvantages for the treatment of lung cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Estimating overdiagnosis in low-dose computed tomography screening for lung cancer: a cohort study
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 157:776-84. 2012
    ..Changes in size on sequential low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening, expressed as volume-doubling time (VDT), may help to distinguish aggressive cancer from cases that are unlikely to become symptomatic...
  5. ncbi request reprint Experience with robotic lobectomy for lung cancer
    Giulia Veronesi
    Thoracic Surgery Division, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Innovations (Phila) 6:355-60. 2011
    ..In this study, we analyze our experience so far with robotic pulmonary lobectomy, compare it with published data, and suggest a learning curve for the operation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung: a retrospective analysis of 144 surgical cases
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Lung Cancer 53:111-5. 2006
    ..We retrospectively evaluated outcomes in a series of patients with a pathological diagnosis of large cell neuroendocrine lung carcinoma, who underwent lung resection. We also assessed the utility of chemotherapy in a small subgroup...
  7. ncbi request reprint Subclavicular recurrence of breast cancer: does surgery play a role?
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Breast 15:649-53. 2006
    ..We conclude that the technique may be useful, in selected cases, for palliation only...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant surgery after carboplatin and VP16 in resectable small cell lung cancer
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 2:131-4. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Results of chest wall resection for recurrent or locally advanced breast malignancies
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Breast 16:297-302. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Prognostic role of lymph node involvement in lung metastasectomy
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:967-72. 2007
    ..We assessed the prognostic value of lymph node status in lung metastasectomy and the prevalence of unexpected mediastinal lymph node involvement after lymph node sampling or dissection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Role of positron emission tomography scanning in the management of lung nodules detected at baseline computed tomography screening
    Giulia Veronesi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:959-65; discussion 965-6. 2007
    ..We present results using positron tomography scanning (CT-PET) to evaluate LD-CT-detected lung nodules during the first year of the Continuing Observation of Smoking Subjects (COSMOS) early detection trial for lung cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography: a non-invasive diagnostic protocol for baseline lung nodules
    Giulia Veronesi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Lung Cancer 61:340-9. 2008
    ..We assessed the diagnostic utility of a non-invasive work-up protocol for nodules detected at baseline in volunteers enrolled in our single-centre screening trial, and followed for at least 1 year...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiac dislocation after extended pneumonectomy with pericardioplasty
    G Veronesi
    Thoracic Surgery Division, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 19:89-91. 2001
    ..In the case of major pericardial excision resulting in extensive mobilisation of the SVC a complete reconstruction of pericardium and mediastinal pleura is recommended in order to prevent cardiac dislocation...
  14. doi request reprint Difficulties encountered managing nodules detected during a computed tomography lung cancer screening program
    Giulia Veronesi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:611-7. 2008
    ..We evaluated the pitfalls, difficulties, and sources of mistakes in the management of lung nodules detected in volunteers in the Cosmos single-center screening trial...
  15. pmc Randomized phase II trial of inhaled budesonide versus placebo in high-risk individuals with CT screen-detected lung nodules
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, I 20141 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:34-42. 2011
    ..There was a trend toward regression of nonsolid and partially solid nodules after budesonide treatment. Because a subset of these nodules is more likely to represent precursors of adenocarcinoma, additional follow-up is needed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Low morbidity of bronchoplastic procedures after chemotherapy for lung cancer
    G Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Lung Cancer 36:91-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate if induction chemotherapy, with or without irradiation, represents an additional risk factor for early and late morbidity and perioperative mortality in bronchoplastic procedures for lung cancers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Life-threatening giant mediastinal goiter: a surgical challenge
    G Veronesi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 42:429-30. 2001
    ..The dimension of the lesions, the mediastinal anatomy alterations and the severe intraoperative haemorrhage represented major technical difficulties during surgical resection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Postpneumonectomy-like syndrome after chemoradiation therapy for lymphoma
    G Veronesi
    Thoracic Surgery Division, European Institute of Oncology, Milano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 13:1945-7. 2002
    ..This condition, associated with a further recurrence of the disease, indicated a postpneumonectomy-like syndrome...
  19. doi request reprint Four-arm robotic lobectomy for the treatment of early-stage lung cancer
    Giulia Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:19-25. 2010
    ..We investigated the feasibility and safety of four-arm robotic lung lobectomy in patients with lung cancer and described the robotic lobectomy technique with mediastinal lymph node dissection...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preoperative chemotherapy is essential for conservative surgery of Askin tumors
    G Veronesi
    Thoracic Surgery Division, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:428-9. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography improves preoperative staging of resectable lung metastasis
    U Pastorino
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1906-10. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the role of PET in the preoperative assessment of resectable lung metastases...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pneumocephalus after Pancoast's tumor surgery: to be or not to be conservative?
    P Scanagatta
    Thoracic Surgery Division, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 48:385-7. 2007
    ..A pneumoperitoneum was also seen. The patient was treated using pleural drainages, Trendelenburg's position and antibiotic therapy. Clinical and radiological remission was achieved after 12 days of additional hospital stay...
  23. ncbi request reprint Extended redo sleeve resection for postoperative dehiscence after right upper bronchoplasty
    F Petrella
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Chir 61:353-5. 2006
    ..We report a case successfully treated by extended redo carinal sleeve resection after full bronchial dehiscence. This option should be taken into account in such a complication, mainly in patient with compromised respiratory function...
  24. ncbi request reprint A safe and effective method for an immediate bronchopleural fistula repair
    D Galetta
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Chir 62:137-9. 2007
    ....
  25. pmc Fluoro-deoxi-glucose uptake and angiogenesis are independent biological features in lung metastases
    G Veronesi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 86:1391-5. 2002
    ..Glucose uptake and angiogenesis appear to be independent biological features in lung metastasis. This observation may have implications for future antiangiogenic therapies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Synchronous pleuro - renal solitary fibrous tumors: a new clinical-pathological finding
    F Petrella
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Chir 64:669-71. 2009
    ..After a one-year follow-up no recurrence was detected in the left hemithorax and the renal lesion remained stable...
  27. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after salvage surgery for colorectal lung metastases
    Pietro Fabio Presicci
    European Institute of Oncology, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Milano, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:325-6. 2005
    ..Salvage surgery may be useful in highly selected patients to achieve local control, resulting in long-term disease-free survival...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Technique, results and impact of induction chemotherapy in sleeve lobectomy for lung cancer]
    A Borri
    Divisione di Chirurgia Toracica, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milano, Italy
    Minerva Chir 61:307-13. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of continuous nonabsorbable (3/0 polypropylene) sutures for sleeve lobectomy, and the influence of induction chemotherapy on postoperative outcome in patients with lung malignancies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Salvage lung metastasectomy by video-assisted transmanubrial approach
    G Veronesi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 52:113-4. 2004
    ..All lung deposits were successfully removed through a combination of a transmanubrial cervicothoracic approach for the apical lesion and a videothoracoscopic technique for the nodules of the lower lobe...
  30. ncbi request reprint Oral administration of vinorelbine can overcome intractable endovenous-vinorelbine-associated acute tumor pain
    T De Pas
    Department of Medical Oncology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 13:194-5. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary artery reconstruction by a custom-made heterologous pericardial conduit in the treatment of lung cancer
    Domenico Galetta
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Lung Cancer 53:241-3. 2006
    ..A complete PA resection and reconstruction was performed in four (4.8%) patients by a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) prosthesis (n=2) and by a custom-made bovine pericardial conduit (n=2). The latter are the topic of this report...
  32. doi request reprint Imaging of lung hamartomas by multidetector computed tomography and positron emission tomography
    Concetta De Cicco
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1769-72. 2008
    ..Most are discovered on routine x-ray film and require further evaluation. Computed tomography (CT) is insufficient for a benign versus malignant diagnosis in about 30% of cases...
  33. ncbi request reprint A subset of high-grade pulmonary neuroendocrine carcinomas shows up-regulation of matrix metalloproteinase-7 associated with nuclear beta-catenin immunoreactivity, independent of EGFR and HER-2 gene amplification or expression
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, European Institute of Oncology and University of Milan School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    Virchows Arch 447:969-77. 2005
    ..A minor subset of these tumors shows beta-catenin nuclear accumulation in association with increased expression of MMP-7, but not of cyclin D1, independent of EGFR and HER-2 gene amplification or expression...
  34. doi request reprint Genomic characterization of asymptomatic CT-detected lung cancers
    E Belloni
    Department of Experimental Oncology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Oncogene 30:1117-26. 2011
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Risk factors for complications of CT-guided lung biopsies
    S Rizzo
    Department of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141, Milan, Italy
    Radiol Med 116:548-63. 2011
    ..This study assessed the risk factors for pneumothorax and intrapulmonary haemorrhage after computed tomography (CT)-guided lung biopsies...
  36. ncbi request reprint Extended pneumonectomy for non-small cell lung cancer: morbidity, mortality, and long-term results
    Alessandro Borri
    Thoracic Surgery Department, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1266-72. 2007
    ..The postoperative risk and the oncologic benefits of such an extended procedure have not been sufficiently demonstrated...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dual role of RASSF1 as a tumor suppressor and an oncogene in neuroendocrine tumors of the lung
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Division of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineEuropean Institute of Oncology and National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:4269-81. 2010
    ..Little is known about the dual role of RAS-association domain family 1 (RASSF1) gene at 3p21.3 in neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of the lung...
  38. ncbi request reprint Tumour CEA as predictor of better outcome in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung
    Giulia Veronesi
    Thoracic Surgery Division, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Lung Cancer 48:233-40. 2005
    ..In SCC patients, the magnitude of the hazard ratio was confirmed even if the precision of the estimate is decreased (p=0.06). In conclusion, T-CEA expression appears to be an important prognostic factor in early stage SSC of the lung...
  39. ncbi request reprint Anomalous right upper lobe venous drainage
    Domenico Galetta
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:2272-4. 2006
    ..Preoperative identification of such an aberrant venous drainage is useful for avoiding unexpected intraoperative bleeding...
  40. ncbi request reprint Optimization of the schedule of gemcitabine-cisplatin combination as induction regimen for patients with biopsy-proven stage IIIa N2 - stage IIIb non-small-cell lung cancer: a prospective phase-II study
    Tommaso De Pas
    Department of Medical Oncology, Division of Thoracic Surgery and Radiotherapy, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti, 435, 20141, Milan, Italy
    Bull Cancer 91:E273-7. 2004
    ..When given as induction chemotherapy, a three-week schedule of CDDP plus GCB combination appeared to be effective, with lower toxicity and better compliance than a four-week schedule...
  41. ncbi request reprint Evolution of lung nodules < or =5 mm detected with low-dose CT in asymptomatic smokers
    M Bellomi
    School of Medicine, University of Milano, 7 Via Festa del Perdono, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Br J Radiol 80:708-12. 2007
    ..7% did not change, 2.5% grew to > 5 mm and were followed yearly In conclusion, prevalent and incident nodules < or =5 mm detected by low-dose CT screening for lung cancer can be safely checked at 1 year intervals...
  42. ncbi request reprint Three-times daily radiotherapy after chemotherapy in stage III non-small cell lung cancer. Single-institution prospective study
    Gianpiero Catalano
    Division of Radiotherapy, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Anticancer Res 28:4121-7. 2008
    ..A prospective study for stage IIIA-B nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC), with three-times daily (3td) radiotherapy (RT), after induction chemotherapy (iCT), with or without surgery...
  43. doi request reprint Review article: pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinomas: a practical overview
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Milan School of Medicine, Milan
    Int J Surg Pathol 18:103-20. 2010
    ..Conceivably, targeting the epithelial-mesenchymal transition program could become a valid therapeutic strategy for these life-threatening tumors, whose sensitivity to current medical manipulation is disappointing...
  44. ncbi request reprint K-ras gene mutational analysis supports a monoclonal origin of biphasic pleomorphic carcinoma of the lung
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, European Institute of Oncology and University of Milan School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    Mod Pathol 17:538-46. 2004
    ....
  45. doi request reprint "Salvage" surgery for primary mediastinal malignancies: is it worthwhile?
    Francesco Petrella
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 3:53-8. 2008
    ..Indications and results of salvage surgery in mediastinal tumors are still unclear. This study analyzes a single-center experience to assess its mortality, morbidity, and long-term results...
  46. ncbi request reprint Respiratory function changes after chemotherapy: an additional risk for postoperative respiratory complications?
    Francesco Leo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:260-5; discussion 265. 2004
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Pathologic and molecular features of screening low-dose computed tomography (LDCT)-detected lung cancer: a baseline and 2-year repeat study
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Lung Cancer 62:202-14. 2008
    ..Repeat cancers are potentially aggressive tumors. K-ras mutation analysis supports the impression that multifocal tumors at baseline are separate synchronous primaries...
  48. doi request reprint Which factors affect pulmonary function after lung metastasectomy?
    Francesco Petrella
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:792-6. 2009
    ..Although it is intuitive that functional loss is proportional to the number and extent of pulmonary resections, this link has never been proved and is the hypothesis behind this study...
  49. doi request reprint In vivo repeatability of automated volume calculations of small pulmonary nodules with CT
    Cristiano Rampinelli
    Department of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:1657-61. 2009
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Axillary radiotherapy instead of axillary dissection: a randomized trial. Italian Oncological Senology Group
    Stefano Zurrida
    Department of Senology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:156-60. 2002
    ..We evaluated disease-free and overall survival in patients with early breast cancer treated by breast-conservation surgery without dissection of axillary lymph nodes, receiving or not receiving axillary radiotherapy (RT)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Anomalous segmental vein for right upper lobe: an unusual anatomical variation
    Lorenzo Spaggiari
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:267. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint Intrathoracic myoplasty for prosthesis infection after superior vena cava replacement for lung cancer
    Lorenzo Spaggiari
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1231-3. 2002
    ..We report a case in which an intrathoracic muscle flap transposition was used to cure tracheal fistula associated with prosthesis infection without the explant of the vascular graft...
  53. doi request reprint Computed tomography-guided preoperative radiotracer localization of nonpalpable lung nodules
    Massimo Bellomi
    Department of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1759-64. 2010
    ..We describe preoperative computed tomography (CT)-guided injection of radiotracer technetium (99m) macroaggregates ((99m)Tc-MAA) in challenging small lung nodules, intraoperative localization, and resection...
  54. pmc Budesonide versus placebo in high-risk population with screen-detected lung nodules: rationale, design and methodology
    Matteo Lazzeroni
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Genetics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:612-9. 2010
    ..A previous trial showed a reduction in size of peripheral nodules by inhaled budesonide in subjects with bronchial dysplasia...
  55. doi request reprint Pulmonary nodules: Contrast-enhanced volumetric variation at different CT scan delays
    Cristiano Rampinelli
    Department of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:149-54. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of IV contrast medium and different CT scan delays on volumetric measurements of pulmonary nodule...
  56. doi request reprint A critical appraisal of the adjuvant chemotherapy guidelines for patients with completely resected T3N0 non-small-cell lung cancer
    Tommaso De Pas
    New Drugs Development and Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Department of Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Acta Oncol 49:480-4. 2010
    ..However, these two tumor subgroups should be considered as different entities. While the efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy has been established in patients with T1-2N1 NSCLC, its benefit in patients with T3N0 tumor remains questionable...
  57. pmc Lung cancer screening update
    Massimo Bellomi
    Diagnostic Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Imaging 9:S122-5. 2009
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Evolution of emphysema in relation to smoking
    Massimo Bellomi
    Department of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, Italy
    Eur Radiol 20:286-92. 2010
    ..The study was approved by our Ethics Committee and all participants provided written informed consent...
  59. ncbi request reprint Decreased immunoreactivity of CD99 is an independent predictor of regional lymph node metastases in pulmonary carcinoid tumors
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 1:468-77. 2006
    ..Few data are available on the prevalence and clinicopathological meaning of CD99, the transmembrane product of the pseudoautosomal MIC2 gene, in pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors...
  60. ncbi request reprint 3q26 Amplification and polysomy of chromosome 3 in squamous cell lesions of the lung: a fluorescence in situ hybridization study
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, University of Milan School of Medicine and Cancer Genetic Unit, IFOM Foundation FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 13:1995-2004. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Superior vena cava reconstruction using heterologous pericardial tube after extended resection for lung cancer
    Lorenzo Spaggiari
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, I 20141 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:649-51. 2004
    ..This type of revascularization may improve the reconstruction of large mediastinal veins after their resection for malignancies...
  62. ncbi request reprint CD117 immunoreactivity in high-grade neuroendocrine tumors of the lung: a comparative study of 39 large-cell neuroendocrine carcinomas and 27 surgically resected small-cell carcinomas
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, Via G Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Virchows Arch 445:449-55. 2004
    ..There was no association between CD117 immunoreactivity and survival in either small-cell carcinoma or large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Does chemotherapy increase the risk of respiratory complications after pneumonectomy?
    Francesco Leo
    Thoracic Surgery Department, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:519-23. 2006
    ..The impact of induction chemotherapy on postoperative complications after pneumonectomy remains unclear. The aim of the study was to test the hypothesis that chemotherapy may increase the risk of postoperative respiratory complications...
  64. ncbi request reprint Lack of prognostic implications of HER-2/neu abnormalities in 345 stage I non-small cell carcinomas (NSCLC) and 207 stage I-III neuroendocrine tumours (NET) of the lung
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, European Institute of Oncology and University of Milan School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 113:101-8. 2005
    ..Among neuroendocrine tumours, LCNEC show a slightly higher prevalence of either HER-2/neu gene amplification or protein overexpression...
  65. ncbi request reprint Superior vena cava replacement for lung cancer using a heterologous (bovine) prosthesis: preliminary results
    Lorenzo Spaggiari
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:490-1. 2006
  66. ncbi request reprint Detecting cell-free circulating hTERT mRNA in the plasma may identify a subset of nonsmall cell lung cancer patients
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, European Institute of Oncology and University of Milan School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    Virchows Arch 448:7-15. 2006
    ..It can be added to the panel of multiple genetic tracers to detect lung cancer in the plasma of patients, although, per se, it is not specific for this tumor...
  67. ncbi request reprint Modulation of epidermal growth factor receptor status by chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer is rare
    Tommaso De Pas
    Division of Medical Oncology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 22:4966-70. 2004
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Successful subtotal tracheal replacement (using a skin/omental graft) for dehiscence after a resection for thyroid cancer
    Lorenzo Spaggiari
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1455-6. 2005
  69. ncbi request reprint Three-times-daily radiotherapy with induction chemotherapy in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Feasibility and toxicity study
    Gianpiero Catalano
    Division of Radiotherapy, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Strahlenther Onkol 181:363-71. 2005
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and toxicity of three-times-daily radiotherapy (3tdRT), preceded by induction chemotherapy (iCT), in stage IIIA-IIIB non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Alteration of the E-cadherin/beta-catenin cell adhesion system is common in pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors and is an independent predictor of lymph node metastasis in atypical carcinoids
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, University of Milan School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 103:1154-64. 2005
    ..To the authors' knowledge, little is known regarding the role of E-cadherin/beta-catenin system dysregulation in pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors...
  71. ncbi request reprint Superior vena cava resection for lung and mediastinal malignancies: a single-center experience with 70 cases
    Lorenzo Spaggiari
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, University of Milan School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:223-9; discussion 229-30. 2007
    ..In this context, we have reviewed our experience in the treatment of locally advanced lung and mediastinal tumor invading the SVC system, analyzing postoperative outcome and long-term oncologic results...
  72. ncbi request reprint Extended pneumonectomy with partial resection of the left atrium, without cardiopulmonary bypass, for lung cancer
    Lorenzo Spaggiari
    Department of Thoracic Surgery European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:234-40. 2005
    ..The present study analyzed a single center's experience with this extended surgery, highlighting the surgery's technical aspects, postoperative outcomes, and oncologic results...
  73. ncbi request reprint CD117 immunoreactivity in stage I adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the lung: relevance to prognosis in a subset of adenocarcinoma patients
    Giuseppe Pelosi
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, European Institute of Oncology and University of Milan School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    Mod Pathol 17:711-21. 2004
    ..Targeting the CD117 pathway could be a novel therapeutic strategy in a subset of pulmonary carcinomas...
  74. ncbi request reprint Increased perioperative N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels predict atrial fibrillation after thoracic surgery for lung cancer
    Daniela Cardinale
    Cardiology Unit, European Institute of Oncology, IRCCS, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Circulation 115:1339-44. 2007
    ..We performed a prospective study to evaluate the role of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) as a marker for risk stratification of postoperative AF in patients undergoing thoracic surgery for lung cancer...
  75. ncbi request reprint The risk of pneumonectomy over the age of 70. A case-control study
    Francesco Leo
    Thoracic Surgery Department, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:780-2. 2007
    ..A higher mortality has been reported after pneumonectomy over the age of 70. The aim of the study was to quantify the additional risk due to age after standard pneumonectomy for lung cancer by a case-control study...
  76. ncbi request reprint Oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer: a multidisciplinary approach in the positron emission tomographic scan era
    Tommaso M De Pas
    New Drugs Development Unit, Department of Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:231-4. 2007
    ....
  77. pmc Effect of raloxifene on IGF-I and IGFBP-3 in postmenopausal women with breast cancer
    R Torrisi
    Division of Chemoprevention, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 85:1838-41. 2001
    ..Given that high plasma levels of IGF-I have been suggested as a risk factor for breast cancer, these findings provide further support for the potential activity of raloxifene in breast cancer prevention...
  78. ncbi request reprint Extended right pneumonectomy with partial left atrial resection for primary leiomyosarcoma of the mediastinum
    Massimiliano D'Aiuto
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:694-5. 2005
  79. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted management of malignant pleural effusion in breast carcinoma
    Roberto Gasparri
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 106:271-6. 2006
    ..The results of video-thoracoscopic approach (VATS) chemical pleurodesis was analyzed in patients with recurrent pleural effusion from breast carcinoma...
  80. ncbi request reprint Impact of limited pulmonary function on the management of resectable lung cancer
    Piergiorgio Solli
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Lung Cancer 41:71-9. 2003
    ..Purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency of LPF in lung cancer and its impact of on surgical eligibility and postoperative outcome...
  81. ncbi request reprint Mediastinal-like growing teratoma syndrome
    Massimiliano D'Aiuto
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:228-9. 2005
  82. ncbi request reprint Cardiac herniation after pneumonectomy: report of 2 cases
    Chiara Trentin
    Istituto di Scienze Radiologiche, Università degli Studi di Milano e Divisione di Radiodiagnostica, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milano, Italy
    Radiol Med 105:230-3. 2003
  83. ncbi request reprint Assessing tumor angiogenesis: increased circulating VE-cadherin RNA in patients with cancer indicates viability of circulating endothelial cells
    Cristina Rabascio
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Res 64:4373-7. 2004
    ..Taken together, our data indicate that the quantitative evaluation of circulating VE-C RNA is a specific and highly promising tool with which to investigate the angiogenic phenotype of cancer patients...
  84. ncbi request reprint Primary thoracic synovial sarcoma: factors affecting long-term survival
    Domenico Galetta
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:808-9. 2007
  85. ncbi request reprint Resection of locally advanced thymic carcinoid tumors
    Lorenzo Spaggiari
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:254; author reply 254-5. 2003
  86. ncbi request reprint Preoperative chemotherapy and postoperative complications: a closer look
    Francesco Leo
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2335. 2006
  87. ncbi request reprint Re: Randomized controlled trial of resection versus radiotherapy after induction chemotherapy in stage IIIA-N2 non small-cell lung cancer
    Francesco Leo
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1210; author reply 1210-1. 2007
  88. ncbi request reprint Radical en bloc resection for lung cancer invading the spine
    Dominique H Grunenwald
    Thoracic Department, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:271-9. 2002
    ..We reviewed our 8-year experience with en bloc partial and total vertebrectomy for lung cancer invading the spine and report outcome and survival...
  89. ncbi request reprint Induction chemoradiotherapy for superior sulcus non-small-cell lung cancer: an answer for few
    Francesco Leo
    J Clin Oncol 25:2146; author reply 2147. 2007
  90. ncbi request reprint Synchronous bilateral lung carcinoid tumors: a rare entity?
    Lorenzo Spaggiari
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 24:334; author reply 335. 2003
  91. ncbi request reprint Re: Akt phosphorylation and gefitinib efficacy in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
    Filippo De Braud
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:461-2; author reply 462-3. 2005
  92. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of microdrainage in severe subcutaneous emphysema
    Francesco Leo
    Chest 122:1498-9. 2002
  93. ncbi request reprint Two-year survival after multiple bilateral lung metastasectomies for cranial meningioma
    Massimiliano D'Aiuto
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1129-30. 2005
    ..We present a case of extensive bilateral lung metastases due to recurrent cranial meningioma, which was successfully treated by aggressive, staged metastasectomies...
  94. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography screening for lung cancer
    Lorenzo Spaggiari
    JAMA 298:514; author reply 515-6. 2007
  95. ncbi request reprint Single lung resection of second primary after pneumonectomy for lung cancer
    Lorenzo Spaggiari
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1358; author reply 1358. 2003
  96. ncbi request reprint Review on bronchopleural fistula: did a surgeon review it?
    Francesco Leo
    Chest 129:1731; author reply 1731-2; discussion 1732. 2006
  97. ncbi request reprint The rate of incidental findings in lung cancer screening trials is not negligible
    Giulia Veronesi
    Eur Radiol 18:529. 2008
  98. pmc X-Ray absorption studies of Zn2+ binding sites in bacterial, avian, and bovine cytochrome bc1 complexes
    Lisa Giachini
    Department of Physics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Biophys J 93:2934-51. 2007
    ..As previously shown for the photosynthetic bacterial reaction center, zinc would compete with protons for binding to the His residues, thus impairing their function as proton donors/acceptors...