Salvatore Masala

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty in the treatment of malignant vertebral fractures
    S Masala
    Department of Diagnostics for Images and Interventional Radiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Chemother 16:30-3. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Cineradiographic study of spine during cycling: effects of changing the pedal unit position on the dorso-lumbar spine angle
    Ezio Fanucci
    Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini e Radiologia Interventistica, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
    Radiol Med 104:472-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous vertebroplasty in painful schmorl nodes
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Tor Vergata University, General Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:97-101. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Percutaneous vertebroplasty in the management of vertebral osteoporotic fractures. Short-term, mid-term and long-term follow-up of 285 patients
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, University Hospital of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 38:863-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Lumbar spinal stenosis minimally invasive treatment with bilateral transpedicular facet augmentation system
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiotherapy, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 36:738-47. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Combined use of percutaneous cryoablation and vertebroplasty with 3D rotational angiograph in treatment of single vertebral metastasis: comparison with vertebroplasty
    S Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, Fondazione Policlinico Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Neuroradiology 55:193-200. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture augmentation by injectable partly resorbable ceramic bone substitute (Cerament™|SPINESUPPORT): a prospective nonrandomized study
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiotherapy, University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Neuroradiology 54:1245-51. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures augmentation by injectable partly resorbable ceramic bone substitute (Cerament™|SPINE SUPPORT): a prospective nonrandomized study
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiotherapy, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Neuroradiology 54:589-96. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Piriformis syndrome: long-term follow-up in patients treated with percutaneous injection of anesthetic and corticosteroid under CT guidance
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, Fondazione Policlinico Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:375-82. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint MRI and bone scan imaging in the preoperative evaluation of painful vertebral fractures treated with vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology and University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    In Vivo 19:1055-60. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty in the treatment of malignant vertebral fractures
    S Masala
    Department of Diagnostics for Images and Interventional Radiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Chemother 16:30-3. 2004
    ..The aim is to destroy tumor tissue and to thrombose the paravertebral and intravertebral venous plexus before stabilizing the vertebra...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cineradiographic study of spine during cycling: effects of changing the pedal unit position on the dorso-lumbar spine angle
    Ezio Fanucci
    Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini e Radiologia Interventistica, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
    Radiol Med 104:472-6. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous vertebroplasty in painful schmorl nodes
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Tor Vergata University, General Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:97-101. 2006
    ..Painful Schmorl nodes, refractory to medical or physical therapy, should be considered as a new indication within those vertebral lesions adequately treatable utilizing Vertebroplasty procedure...
  4. doi request reprint Percutaneous vertebroplasty in the management of vertebral osteoporotic fractures. Short-term, mid-term and long-term follow-up of 285 patients
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, University Hospital of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 38:863-9. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Lumbar spinal stenosis minimally invasive treatment with bilateral transpedicular facet augmentation system
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiotherapy, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 36:738-47. 2013
    ..Irvine, CA) as alternative minimally invasive treatment for patients with lumbar spine stenosis...
  6. doi request reprint Combined use of percutaneous cryoablation and vertebroplasty with 3D rotational angiograph in treatment of single vertebral metastasis: comparison with vertebroplasty
    S Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, Fondazione Policlinico Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Neuroradiology 55:193-200. 2013
    ..This study aims to assess the effectiveness of combined procedure of cryoablation and vertebroplasty (CVT) for reduction of pain and improvement of the quality of life in patients with single painful metastatic vertebral fractures...
  7. doi request reprint Osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture augmentation by injectable partly resorbable ceramic bone substitute (Cerament™|SPINESUPPORT): a prospective nonrandomized study
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiotherapy, University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Neuroradiology 54:1245-51. 2012
    ..hydroxyapatite (40 wt.%) bone substitute employed in vertebral augmentation of osteoporotic collapses...
  8. doi request reprint Osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures augmentation by injectable partly resorbable ceramic bone substitute (Cerament™|SPINE SUPPORT): a prospective nonrandomized study
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiotherapy, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Neuroradiology 54:589-96. 2012
    ..hydroxyapatite (40 wt.%) bone substitute employed in vertebral augmentation of osteoporotic collapses...
  9. doi request reprint Piriformis syndrome: long-term follow-up in patients treated with percutaneous injection of anesthetic and corticosteroid under CT guidance
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, Fondazione Policlinico Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:375-82. 2012
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of CT-guided injection of anesthetic and corticosteroid for the treatment of pain in patients with piriformis syndrome unresponsive to conservative treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint MRI and bone scan imaging in the preoperative evaluation of painful vertebral fractures treated with vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology and University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    In Vivo 19:1055-60. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Kyphoplasty: indications, contraindications and technique
    Salvatore Masala
    Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini e Radiologia Interventistica, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome
    Radiol Med 110:97-105. 2005
    ..The purpose of our study was to assess the indications, contraindications, technique and results of our initial study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty: new equipment for malignant vertebral fractures treatment
    S Masala
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 22:75-9. 2003
    ..This entails a complete relief of symptoms and restoration of mobility in 90% of patients within 24 hours from the procedure...
  13. doi request reprint Is 3T-MR spectroscopy a predictable selection tool in prophylactic vertebroplasty?
    S Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, University Hospital of Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:1243-52. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Nucleoplasty in the treatment of lumbar diskogenic back pain: one year follow-up
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:426-32. 2007
    ..This study was carried out to evaluate the efficacy of percutaneous nucleoplasty in patients affected by painful diskal protrusions and contained herniations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous combined therapy for painful sternal metastases: a radiofrequency thermal ablation (RFTA) and cementoplasty protocol
    Salvatore Masala
    University Hospital, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Res 27:4259-62. 2007
    ..We report the outcome of one combined protocol session of percutaneous RFTA and cementoplasty on a painful sternal breast cancer metastasis of a 66-year-old patient...
  16. doi request reprint Future directions in percutaneous vertebroplasty
    S Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, University of Rome Tor Vergata, 81 Oxford Street, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 114:976-83. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper was to describe the state of the art of this spinal interventional radiology procedure and to examine the future directions of percutaneous vertebroplasty...
  17. doi request reprint Percutaneous vertebroplasty in 1,253 levels: results and long-term effectiveness in a single centre
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiotherapy, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 19:165-71. 2009
    ..PVT should be considered the treatment of choice in vertebral fractures with refractory pain. With strict evaluation of the clinical indications and sub-specialised operators, long-term effectiveness is probable...
  18. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency Heat Ablation and Vertebroplasty in the treatment of neoplastic vertebral body fractures
    Salvatore Masala
    Departments of Interventional Radiology, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Res 24:3129-33. 2004
    ..The aim of radiofrequency heat ablation is to destroy the tumor tissue before stabilizing the vertebra through the intrasomatic injection of cement...
  19. pmc Percutaneous vertebroplasty relieves pain in metastatic cervical fractures
    S Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133, Rome, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:715-22. 2011
    ..In the cervical spine, however, percutaneous vertebroplasty is technically challenging because of the complex anatomy of this region...
  20. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous kyphoplasty: indications and technique in the treatment of vertebral fractures from myeloma
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostics for Images and Interventional Radiology, Tor Vergata University General Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 90:22-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of our research was to assess the effectiveness and safety of percutaneous kyphoplasty, the new method of treatment for pain deriving from vertebral compression fractures due to myeloma...
  21. doi request reprint Kummel disease treatment by unipedicular vertebral augmentation using curved injection cannula
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiotherapy, University Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 34:1014-20. 2011
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of the blunt-tipped curved injection needle (BCN) AVAflex (Care Fusion) for vertebral augmentation in cases of Kummel's disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous kyphoplasty: new treatment for painful vertebral body fractures
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostics for Images and Interventional Radiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    In Vivo 18:149-53. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness and safety of Percutaneous Kyphoplasty as a new method of treatment for pain deriving from vertebral compression fractures (VCF)...
  23. doi request reprint Percutaneous vertebroplasty in multiple myeloma vertebral involvement
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:344-8. 2008
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  24. doi request reprint Percutaneous cryoablation and vertebroplasty: a case report
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiotherapy, Tor Vergata University General Hospital, V le Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:669-72. 2008
    ..In our experience this combined treatment is safe and effective for immediate pain relief in painful bone metastases when other standard palliative treatments have failed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sacroplasty and iliac osteoplasty under combined CT and fluoroscopic guidance
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E667-9. 2006
    ..We postulate that osteoplasty of osteolytic metastases of the pelvic region performed by computed tomography (CT)-guided insertion of Kirschner wires into the lesions is effective and more feasible...
  26. doi request reprint Medial branch neurotomy in low back pain
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiotherapy University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Neuroradiology 54:737-44. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of pulsed radiofrequency medial branch dorsal ramus neurotomy in patients with facet joint syndrome...
  27. ncbi request reprint Axial loading MRI of the lumbar spine
    Guglielmo Manenti
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, University of Tor Vergata, V le Oxford 81, 00133, Rome, Italy
    In Vivo 17:413-20. 2003
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the incoming interrelations between chronic low back pain and biomechanical changes of the lumbar spine, using an MRI-compatible axial-loading device mimicking the standing position...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pyriformis muscle syndrome: CT/MR findings in the percutaneous therapy with botulinic toxin
    Ezio Fanucci
    Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini e Radiologia Interventistica, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 105:69-75. 2003
    ..PS is a cause of sciatica and disability. The pain is usually increased by muscular contraction, palpation or prolonged sitting...
  29. doi request reprint Percutaneus osteoplasty in the treatment of extraspinal painful multiple myeloma lesions
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133, Rome, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 19:957-62. 2011
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Percutaneous decompression of lumbar spinal stenosis with a new interspinous device
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133, Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:368-74. 2012
    ..The clinical outcomes and imaging results were assessed by orthostatic MR during an up to 6-month follow-up period...
  31. doi request reprint Metabolic and clinical assessment of efficacy of cryoablation therapy on skeletal masses by 18F-FDG positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) and visual analogue scale (VAS): initial experience
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiotherapy, University Hospital Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 40:159-65. 2011
    ..Our preliminary study demonstrates that quantitative analysis provided by PET correlates with response to cryoablation therapy as assessed by CT data and clinical VAS evaluation...
  32. pmc Cost-effectiveness of percutaneous vertebroplasty in osteoporotic vertebral fractures
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, University Polyclinic of Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Eur Spine J 17:1242-50. 2008
    ..PVT should be considered the treatment of first choice in symptomatic acute amyelic osteoporotic vertebral fractures with refractory pain after a short period of analgesic therapy...
  33. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopy assessment of cancellous bone quality in femoral neck of healthy, osteopenic and osteoporotic subjects at 3T: Preliminary experience
    Guglielmo Manenti
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Molecular Imaging and Radiotherapy, PTV Foundation, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Bone 55:7-15. 2013
    ..We assessed the potential of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in combination with proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS), in cancellous bone quality evaluation of the femoral neck in postmenopausal women...
  34. doi request reprint Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the evaluation of patients with acute Charcot neuro-osteoarthropathy
    Francesca Bolacchi
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology, and Radiation Therapy, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133, Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 23:2807-13. 2013
    ..To evaluate whether bone marrow proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) might provide a quantitative parameter able to assess disease activity in acute Charcot neuro-osteoarthropathy (CN)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Technetium-99m tetrofosmin scintigraphy in pediatric osteogenic sarcoma
    Orazio Schillaci
    University of Rome Tor Vergata, Viale G Mazzini 121, I 00195 Rome, Italy
    Oncol Rep 10:605-8. 2003
    ..Our preliminary data indicate that TF is able to detect osteosarcoma; further studies including larger population is need to confirm its usefulness in non-invasively predicting response to PC...
  36. ncbi request reprint Kyphoplasty: a new opportunity for rehabilitation of neurologic disabilities
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostics for Images and Interventional Radiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Policlinico Tor Vergata General Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:810-2. 2004
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  37. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive diagnostic and functional evaluation of cardiac and pulmonary involvement in systemic sclerosis
    Gianluigi Sergiacomi
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    In Vivo 18:229-35. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the role of non-invasive methods in the early detection of pulmonary and cardiac involvement in Systemic sclerosis (SSc) and to identify clinical and/or instrumental patterns of prognostic value...
  38. doi request reprint Percutaneous cryoablation of small hepatocellular carcinoma with US guidance and CT monitoring: initial experience
    Antonio Orlacchio
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Tor Vergata, Via Oxford 81, 00199 Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:587-94. 2008
    ..Longer follow-up should provide proof of the effectiveness of this technique...
  39. pmc Diagnostic and therapeutic joint injections
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Radiotherapy, and Nuclear Medicine, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Semin Intervent Radiol 27:160-71. 2010
    ..In this article, the technical principles for joint injection of the shoulder, knee, elbow, hip, ankle, and wrist, used for therapeutic or diagnostic reasons, are discussed. Indications, expected benefits, and risks are also analyzed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Treatment of intermetatarsal Morton's neuroma with alcohol injection under US guide: 10-month follow-up
    Ezio Fanucci
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 14:514-8. 2004
    ..The NAST is a feasible and cost-efficient procedure with high rates of therapeutic success...
  41. ncbi request reprint A comparison between two different concentration of contrast media with multidetector CT for the study of abdominal vascular system
    Ettore Squillaci
    Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini e Radiologia Interventistica, Università di Roma Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 104:341-50. 2002
    ..To evaluate two different concentrations of contrast medium (CM) and two different acquisition techniques to obtain vascular images with multislice spiral CT (msCT)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Vascular involvement in pancreatic neoplasm: a comparison between spiral CT and DSA
    Ettore Squillaci
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Vale Oxford, 81 00133 Rome, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 48:449-58. 2003
    ..As compared to DSA, CTA is more rapid and less invasive and can be considered the modality of choice for preoperative work-up of pancreatic neoplasm...
  43. doi request reprint Hospital organization and importance of an interventional radiology inpatient admitting service: Italian single-center 3-year experience
    Giovanni Simonetti
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, University Hospital of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:213-20. 2009
    ..35 euros. The creation of an inpatient IR service and the admission of well-screened elective patients allowed short hospitalization times, reduction of waiting lists, and a positive economic outcome...
  44. pmc Single-row vs. double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: clinical and 3 Tesla MR arthrography results
    Cosimo Tudisco
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, 81 Oxford Street, Rome 00133, Italy
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:43. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the clinical and 3 Tesla MRA results in two groups of patients operated on for a medium-sized full-thickness rotator cuff tear with two different techniques...
  45. pmc Percutaneous vertebroplasty: the radiologist's point of view
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, University Hospital of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Clin Cases Miner Bone Metab 7:39-44. 2010
    ..We report a retrospective study of 852 patients who underwent Percutaneous Vertebroplasty (PVP) in our department, for treatment of refractory back pain caused by osteoporotic vertebral fractures...
  46. ncbi request reprint Amenorrhea after weight recover in anorexia nervosa: role of body composition and endocrine abnormalities
    F Jacoangeli
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 11:e20-6. 2006
    ..Hypothalamic amenorrhea in anorexia nervosa often precedes weight loss and may persist after re-feeding and restoration of a stable normal weight...
  47. doi request reprint Percutaneous local ablation of unifocal subclinical breast cancer: clinical experience and preliminary results of cryotherapy
    Guglielmo Manenti
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Molecular Imaging and Radiotherapy, University Hospital Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 21:2344-53. 2011
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Vertebroplasty using transoral approach in painful malignant involvement of the second cervical vertebra (C2): a single-institution series of 25 patients
    Giovanni Carlo Anselmetti
    Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment Candiolo, Turi, Italy
    Pain Physician 15:35-42. 2012
    ..Multiple randomized and nonrandomized reports have demonstrated its effectiveness. Conversely, transoral vertebroplasty (TOV) to treat the second cervical vertebra (C2) has been described in only a few case reports...
  49. doi request reprint A new natural history of Charcot foot: clinical evolution and final outcome of stage 0 Charcot neuroarthropathy in a tertiary referral diabetic foot clinic
    Valeria Ruotolo
    Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 38:506-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the usefulness of 18F-FDG PET/CT scanning in the diagnosis and follow-up of stage 0 Charcot foot (CNO) and CNO outcomes when therapeutic options are driven by this image modality...
  50. pmc Real time evaluation of monolateral clubfoot with sonoelastography. Preliminary results
    Salvatore Masala
    University of Tor Vergata, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, Rome, Italy
    Muscles Ligaments Tendons J 2:49-52. 2012
    ..to assess the real time elastosonography (RTE) as a primary diagnostic tool for the evaluation of mechanical properties of Achilles tendons in patients affected by not surgically treated monolateral clubfoot...
  51. pmc Clinical evaluation of percutaneous vertebroplasty in a patient with paraplegia and immobilization syndrome: a case report
    Salvatore Masala
    Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology and Radiation Therapy, Fondazione Policlinico Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Case Rep Radiol 2013:356109. 2013
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Perfusion MRI of the lung: preliminary results in twenty healthy volunteers
    Giulio Sodani
    Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini e Radiologia Interventistica, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 103:45-54. 2002
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Body composition assessment by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)
    A Andreoli
    Department of Human Physiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, and Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Policlinico Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00173, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 114:286-300. 2009
    ..This article describes the use of whole-body DXA in assessing BC in patients with chronic diseases (e.g. metabolic syndrome) as well as in different sport activities to evaluate the effects of exercise...
  54. ncbi request reprint Multiparameter characterisation of vertebral osteoporosis with 3-T MR
    E Fanucci
    Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini e Radiologia Interventistica, Policlinico Universitario Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, I 00133, Roma, Italy
    Radiol Med 112:208-23. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the diagnostic capabilities of 3-Tesla (T) magnetic resonance (MR) in vertebral osteoporosis...
  55. ncbi request reprint Densitometric evaluation in women with anorexia nervosa
    S Masala
    Department of Radiology, University of Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, I 00133, Rome, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 40:S177-9. 2003
    ..With QCT as a reference method because of its sensitivity, we found one false-negative, one false-positive, and two misdiagnosed cases. We suggest some correction factors to improve DXA evaluation and screening of bone loss in AN...
  56. ncbi request reprint DXA vs QCT for subclinical celiac disease patients
    S Masala
    Department of Radiology, University of Tor Vergata, Via Oxford 81, I 00133, Rome, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 40:S174-6. 2003
    ..With QCT as the reference method for its sensitivity, we found one false-negative, two false-positive and two misdiagnosed cases. We suggest some correction factors to improve DXA evaluation and screening of bone loss in CD...
  57. pmc Physical activity energy expenditure measured using a portable telemetric device in comparison with a mass spectrometer
    C Maiolo
    Division of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Br J Sports Med 37:445-7. 2003
    ..Several studies have evaluated the accuracy of portable metabolic gas analysis systems, which measure physical activity energy expenditure. Since the Cosmed K2 telemetric system, two K4 devices (RQ and b2) have been developed...