Carla Ida Ripamonti

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale Tumori
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Normal-release oral morphine starting dose in cancer patients with pain
    Carla I Ripamonti
    Palliative Care Unit, IRCCS Foundation, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Clin J Pain 25:386-90. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Pain related to cancer treatments and diagnostic procedures: a no man's land?
    C I Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan
    Ann Oncol 25:1097-106. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) as a screening tool for depression and anxiety in non-advanced patients with solid or haematological malignancies on cure or follow-up
    Carla I Ripamonti
    Department of Hematology and Pediatric Onco Hematology, Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Via Venezian, 1, 20133, Milan, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 22:783-93. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Patient dignity inventory (PDI) questionnaire: the validation study in Italian patients with solid and hematological cancers on active oncological treatments
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, IRCCS Foundation National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 98:491-500. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain management
    C I Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:x294-301. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Treatment of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) by medical ozone gas insufflation. A case report
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Uni, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 98:72e-75e. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Supportive care in cancer unit at the National Cancer Institute of Milan: a new integrated model of medicine in oncology
    Ripamonti Carla Ida
    Supportive Care in the Cancer Unit, IRCCS Foundation, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Oncol 24:391-6. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint System of belief inventory (SBI-15R): a validation study in Italian cancer patients on oncological, rehabilitation, psychological and supportive care settings
    Carla Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, IRCCS Foundation National Cancer Institute of Milan, Italy
    Tumori 96:1016-21. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of medical ozone (O(3)) delivered in oil suspension applications for the treatment of osteonecrosis of the jaw in patients with bone metastases treated with bisphosphonates: Preliminary results of a phase I-II study
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, IRCCS Foundation, National Cancer Institute of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 47:185-90. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Modern computer technologies facilitate communication with a young cancer patient
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, IRCCS Foundation National Cancer Institute of Milan, Italy
    Tumori 96:609-12. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Normal-release oral morphine starting dose in cancer patients with pain
    Carla I Ripamonti
    Palliative Care Unit, IRCCS Foundation, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Clin J Pain 25:386-90. 2009
    ..Secondary aims were to estimate the percentage of patients who were high responders to NRM and to study the association of baseline patient characteristics with both high analgesic responsivity and the need of opioid dose escalation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pain related to cancer treatments and diagnostic procedures: a no man's land?
    C I Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan
    Ann Oncol 25:1097-106. 2014
    ..While guidelines are available for the management of cancer-related pain, little attention is given to the assessment and treatment of pain caused by treatments and diagnostic procedures in cancer patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) as a screening tool for depression and anxiety in non-advanced patients with solid or haematological malignancies on cure or follow-up
    Carla I Ripamonti
    Department of Hematology and Pediatric Onco Hematology, Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Via Venezian, 1, 20133, Milan, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 22:783-93. 2014
    ..The main objective of this study was to assess the performance of ESAS items on anxiety and depression when detecting Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale (HADS) 'cases'...
  4. doi request reprint Patient dignity inventory (PDI) questionnaire: the validation study in Italian patients with solid and hematological cancers on active oncological treatments
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, IRCCS Foundation National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 98:491-500. 2012
    ..We validated the Patient Dignity Inventory (PDI) questionnaire in Italian patients on oncological active treatments...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain management
    C I Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:x294-301. 2012
    ..Transdermal opioids such as fentanyl and buprenorphine are best reserved for patients whose opioid requirements are stable. Switching from one opioid to another can improve analgesia and tolerability...
  6. doi request reprint Treatment of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) by medical ozone gas insufflation. A case report
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Uni, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 98:72e-75e. 2012
    ..5 cm ONJ lesion. Future research is needed to demonstrate the efficacy and tolerability of such treatment in a larger number of patients...
  7. doi request reprint Supportive care in cancer unit at the National Cancer Institute of Milan: a new integrated model of medicine in oncology
    Ripamonti Carla Ida
    Supportive Care in the Cancer Unit, IRCCS Foundation, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Oncol 24:391-6. 2012
    ..To present the model of the Supportive Care in Cancer Unit (SCCU) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of Milan...
  8. ncbi request reprint System of belief inventory (SBI-15R): a validation study in Italian cancer patients on oncological, rehabilitation, psychological and supportive care settings
    Carla Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, IRCCS Foundation National Cancer Institute of Milan, Italy
    Tumori 96:1016-21. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to validate the System of Belief Inventory (SBI-15R) in Italy. It is a feasible way to collect useful information on spiritual needs and resources of patients at any stage of the disease...
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of medical ozone (O(3)) delivered in oil suspension applications for the treatment of osteonecrosis of the jaw in patients with bone metastases treated with bisphosphonates: Preliminary results of a phase I-II study
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, IRCCS Foundation, National Cancer Institute of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 47:185-90. 2011
    ..These preliminary results show the efficacy and tolerability of O(3) delivered in an oil suspension applied directly to BONJ lesions ≤2.5cm, thus indicating that BONJ can be a manageable and potentially curable condition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Modern computer technologies facilitate communication with a young cancer patient
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, IRCCS Foundation National Cancer Institute of Milan, Italy
    Tumori 96:609-12. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to show how new technologies may help the communication process in clinical practice in a department providing supportive care to patients undergoing cancer treatment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictive models in palliative care
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    Palliative Care Unit, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 115:3128-34. 2009
    ..Cancer 2009;115(13 suppl):3128-34. (c) 2009 American Cancer Society...
  12. doi request reprint Decreased occurrence of osteonecrosis of the jaw after implementation of dental preventive measures in solid tumour patients with bone metastases treated with bisphosphonates. The experience of the National Cancer Institute of Milan
    C I Ripamonti
    Palliative Care Unit Pain Therapy and Rehabilitation, IRCCS Foundation, National Cancer Institute of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 20:137-45. 2009
    ..We investigated the occurrence of ONJ before and after implementation of dental preventive measures when starting BP therapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Malignant bowel obstruction: tailoring treatment to individual patients
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    Palliative Care Unit, IRCCS Foundation, National Cancer Institute of Milan, Via Venezian 1, 1 20133 Milan, Italy
    J Support Oncol 6:114-5. 2008
  14. ncbi request reprint How to use octreotide for malignant bowel obstruction
    Carla Ripamonti
    Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Operative Unit, National Cancer Institute of Milan, Italy
    J Support Oncol 2:357-64. 2004
  15. doi request reprint Management of malignant bowel obstruction
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    School of Specialization in Oncology, University of Milan, and Palliative Care Unit Pain Therapy Rehabilitation IRCCS Foundation, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 44:1105-15. 2008
    ..A collaborative approach by surgeons and the oncologist and/or palliative care physician as well as an honest discourse between physicians and patients can offer an individualised and appropriate symptom management plan...
  16. ncbi request reprint Decreases in pain at rest and movement-related pain during zoledronic acid treatment in patients with bone metastases due to breast or prostate cancer: a pilot study
    Carla Ripamonti
    Day Hospital and Out Patient Clinic, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Operative Unit, National Cancer Institute of Milano, Milan, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 15:1177-84. 2007
    ..No study has evaluated separately pain at rest and on movement in patients with bone metastases undergoing treatment with zoledronic acid (ZA)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Incident pain and analgesic consumption decrease after samarium infusion: a pilot study
    Carla Ripamonti
    Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Operative Unit, National Cancer Institute of Milan, Via Venezian, 1, Milan, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 15:339-42. 2007
    ..0 mCi/kg of samarium-153 (153-Sm) lexidronam...
  18. ncbi request reprint Is the use of transdermal fentanyl inappropriate according to the WHO guidelines and the EAPC recommendations? A study of cancer patients in Italy
    Carla Ripamonti
    Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Operative Unit, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 14:400-7. 2006
    ..However, we can see that in Italy there is an increasing use of transdermal fentanyl (TF) as first-choice strong opioid (and route) even when oral administration of opioids is possible...
  19. ncbi request reprint Management of symptoms due to inoperable bowel obstruction
    Carla Ripamonti
    Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Operative Unit, National Cancer Institute of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 91:233-6. 2005
    ..Medical measures such as analgesics, anti-secretory drugs and antiemetics may be used alone or in combination to relieve symptoms...
  20. doi request reprint Hope Herth Index (HHI): a validation study in Italian patients with solid and hematological malignancies on active cancer treatment
    Carla Ida Ripamonti
    Supportive Care in Cancer Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy tumori mi it
    Tumori 98:385-92. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to validate the Hope Herth Index (HHI) questionnaire in the Italian population of patients with solid or hematological malignancies during active cancer treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Palliative management of malignant bowel obstruction
    Carla Ripamonti
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 12:135-43. 2002
    ..Ovarian carcinoma accounted for 50% of small bowel obstruction and 37% of large bowel obstruction treated in a large gynecological oncology service(8-11)...
  22. ncbi request reprint The use of methadone for cancer pain
    Carla Ripamonti
    Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Operative Unit, National Cancer Institute, Via Venezian, 1 20133 Milan, Italy
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 16:543-55. 2002
    ..The low cost of methadone, rather than being an advantage, will result in the limited exploitation of an effective drug...
  23. ncbi request reprint Respiratory problems in advanced cancer
    Carla Ripamonti
    Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Operative Unit, National Cancer Institute of Milan, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 10:204-16. 2002
    ..Particular emphasis was given to the importance of communication with the patients and their families, which is considered a crucial point in the care and the cure of such patients...
  24. doi request reprint Pain therapy
    Carla Ripamonti
    Palliative Care Unit Pain Therapy Rehabilitation, IRCCS Foundation National Cancer Institute, Milano, Italy
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 70:145-59. 2009
    ..This is the standard treatment on a type C basis. Only when such an approach is ineffective are interventions such as spinal administration of opioid analgesics or neuroinvasive procedures recommended...
  25. doi request reprint The MERITO Study: a multicentre trial of the analgesic effect and tolerability of normal-release oral morphine during 'titration phase' in patients with cancer pain
    F De Conno
    Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Operative Unit, IRCCS Foundation, National Cancer Institute, Milano, Italy
    Palliat Med 22:214-21. 2008
    ..Normal-release morphine results in rapid and satisfactory pain control, and is well tolerated, during the strong-opioid titration phase in patients with moderate-to-severe cancer pain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Palliative care in a national cancer center: results in 1987 vs. 1993 vs. 2000
    Franco De Conno
    Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Operative Unit, National Cancer Institute of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:499-511. 2003
    ..Moreover, a major collaborative interaction with other specialists of the NCI took place with the aim to tailor treatment for each single patient...
  27. ncbi request reprint Opioid purchases and expenditure in nine western European countries: 'are we killing off morphine?'
    Franco De Conno
    National Cancer Institute of Milano, Milan, Italy
    Palliat Med 19:179-84. 2005
    ..Secondary aims are to compare: (a) the amount of each drug purchased by different countries in 2003; (b) the average price for each drug in the different countries in 2003; and (c) the total expenditure for each opioid from 2001 to 2003...
  28. ncbi request reprint Palliative surgery of acrometastases from lung cancer: a case report
    Tiziana Campa
    Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Operative Unit, National Cancer Institute of Milan, Via Venezian 1, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 12:202-4. 2004
    ..Phalangectomy, with palliative intent, was performed under local anaesthesia, in day surgery, resulting in complete pain relief...
  29. ncbi request reprint Suicide and suicidal thoughts in cancer patients
    Antonio Filiberti
    Who Collaborating Center for Cancer Control and Pain Relief, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 88:193-9. 2002
    ..This paper offers suggestions for the early recognition of cancer patients at risk of suicide, for the planning of crisis intervention and a physician-patient communication strategy...