Alberto Stefano Tagliafico

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto di Radiologia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of ultrasound in patients with suspected brachial plexus lesions in adults: a multicenter retrospective study with MRI, surgical findings and clinical follow-up as reference standard
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Human Anatomy, DIMES, Universita di Genova, Genoa, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 42:371-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Ultrasound demonstration of distal triceps tendon tears
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 81:1207-10. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound-guided treatment of meralgia paresthetica (lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy): technical description and results of treatment in 20 consecutive patients
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 30:1341-6. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Brachial plexus MR imaging: accuracy and reproducibility of DTI-derived measurements and fibre tractography at 3.0-T
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research IST, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Eur Radiol 21:1764-71. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal complications of acromegaly: what radiologists should know about early manifestations
    A Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16138, Genova, Italy
    Radiol Med 116:781-92. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Increased mammographic breast density in acromegaly: quantitative and qualitative assessment
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research IST, University of Genova, Genova 16132, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:335-40. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Peripheral nerves: ultrasound-guided interventional procedures
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 14:559-66. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Traumatic neuropathies: spectrum of imaging findings and postoperative assessment
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 14:512-22. 2010
  9. doi request reprint MR imaging of the brachial plexus: comparison between 1.5-T and 3-T MR imaging: preliminary experience
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genova, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 40:717-24. 2011
  10. doi request reprint US imaging of the musculocutaneous nerve
    Alberto Stefano Tagliafico
    National Institute for Cancer Research, Department of Radiology, Genoa, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 40:609-16. 2011

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of ultrasound in patients with suspected brachial plexus lesions in adults: a multicenter retrospective study with MRI, surgical findings and clinical follow-up as reference standard
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Human Anatomy, DIMES, Universita di Genova, Genoa, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 42:371-6. 2013
    ..To evaluate brachial plexus ultrasound (US) performance in a large multicenter study...
  2. doi request reprint Ultrasound demonstration of distal triceps tendon tears
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 81:1207-10. 2012
    ..Rupture of the distal triceps tendon is an uncommon injury that may be unrecognized on clinical examination. The purpose of the study is to describe the role of US in distal triceps tendon tears evaluation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound-guided treatment of meralgia paresthetica (lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy): technical description and results of treatment in 20 consecutive patients
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 30:1341-6. 2011
    ..The purposes of this study were to describe a technique for treatment of meralgia paresthetica (lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy) using ultrasound guidance and to report the results of treatment...
  4. doi request reprint Brachial plexus MR imaging: accuracy and reproducibility of DTI-derived measurements and fibre tractography at 3.0-T
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research IST, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Eur Radiol 21:1764-71. 2011
    ..To estimate intrastudy, intraobserver and interobserver reproducibility of DTI-derived measurements and fibre tractography (FT) at 3.0 T MR imaging in subjects without known brachial plexus pathology...
  5. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal complications of acromegaly: what radiologists should know about early manifestations
    A Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16138, Genova, Italy
    Radiol Med 116:781-92. 2011
    ..When both radiological and clinical abnormalities are present, an endocrinological workup is useful to diagnose the disease in an early phase...
  6. doi request reprint Increased mammographic breast density in acromegaly: quantitative and qualitative assessment
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research IST, University of Genova, Genova 16132, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:335-40. 2011
    ..Mammographic density is a strong independent risk factor for breast cancer, whose prevalence in acromegaly is still controversial...
  7. doi request reprint Peripheral nerves: ultrasound-guided interventional procedures
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 14:559-66. 2010
    ..US allows the clinician to inject drugs with little or no patient discomfort...
  8. doi request reprint Traumatic neuropathies: spectrum of imaging findings and postoperative assessment
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 14:512-22. 2010
    ..Imaging assessment of peripheral nerves trauma is useful for the diagnosis, follow-up, and postoperative evaluation...
  9. doi request reprint MR imaging of the brachial plexus: comparison between 1.5-T and 3-T MR imaging: preliminary experience
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genova, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 40:717-24. 2011
    ..To compare 1.5-T and 3-T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the brachial plexus...
  10. doi request reprint US imaging of the musculocutaneous nerve
    Alberto Stefano Tagliafico
    National Institute for Cancer Research, Department of Radiology, Genoa, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 40:609-16. 2011
    ..To describe the potential value of high-resolution sonography for evaluation of the musculocutaneous nerve (MCN)...
  11. doi request reprint Nerve density: a new parameter to evaluate peripheral nerve pathology on ultrasound. Preliminary study
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genova, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 36:1588-93. 2010
    ..Moreover, nerve density measure is useful to discriminate between patients with mild and severe CTS...
  12. doi request reprint MR Imaging of total hip arthroplasty: comparison among sequences to study the sciatic nerve at 1.5 T
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Magn Reson Imaging 28:1319-26. 2010
    ..This study was done to test a series of MR sequences for evaluating the sciatic nerve after total hip arthroplasty (THA)...
  13. doi request reprint Ultrasound-guided viscosupplementation of subacromial space in elderly patients with cuff tear arthropathy using a high weight hyaluronic acid: prospective open-label non-randomized trial
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 21:182-7. 2011
    ..To assess if ultrasound (US)-guided viscosupplementation can reduce pain and improve function in elderly patients with cuff tear arthropathy...
  14. doi request reprint The thickness of the A1 pulleys reflects the disability of hand mobility in scleroderma. A pilot study using high-frequency ultrasound
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genova, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 77:254-7. 2011
    ..Hand involvement in scleroderma is a serious concern. Clinical tests to asses hand dysfunction are based on the experience of the clinician...
  15. doi request reprint Relationship between fatty degeneration of thigh muscles and vitamin D status in the elderly: a preliminary MRI study
    Alberto Stefano Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16100 Genoa, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:728-34. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to study the relationship between fatty degeneration of thigh muscles and vitamin D status in elderly adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sonographic depiction of trigger fingers in acromegaly
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, University of Genoa, 16128 Genoa, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 28:1441-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the prevalence of trigger fingers in patients with acromegaly versus an unaffected control group...
  17. doi request reprint The role of ultrasound imaging in the evaluation of peripheral nerve in systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, University of Genova, Genova, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 77:377-82. 2011
    ..Patients affected by scleroderma may complain of sensory disturbances especially in the hands...
  18. doi request reprint Ultrasound demonstration of distal biceps tendon bifurcation: normal and abnormal findings
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Cattedra di Radiologia R DICMI, Universita di Genova, Genoa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 20:202-8. 2010
    ..Isolated tears of one of these components can be identified by US. Knowledge of the distal biceps tendon bifurcation ultrasonographic anatomy and pathology has important diagnostic and therapeutic implications...
  19. doi request reprint Wrist injuries in nonprofessional tennis players: relationships with different grips
    Alberto Stefano Tagliafico
    University of Genova, Italy
    Am J Sports Med 37:760-7. 2009
    ..Hits with enormous amount of top-spin and lower technical and physical training are responsible for most wrist injuries in nonprofessional tennis players...