L Mastronardi

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Intratumoural hydrogen peroxide injection during resection of metastatic vertebral melanoma. Technical note
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Department of Neurosurgery, San Filippo Neri Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 34:389-91; discussion 391. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Anterior pituitary adenomas in patients aged more than 65 years: analysis of growth fraction (using the MIB-1 monoclonal antibody) and of clinical features in comparison to younger patients
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Sandro Pertini Hospital, Division of Neurosurgery, via Archimede 120, 00197, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 104:44-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the morphine-Adcon-L compound in the management of postoperative pain after lumbar microdiscectomy
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurgery 50:518-24; discussion 524-5. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Proposal of a clinico-histological "glioma score" as a prognostic index in high-grade glioma patients. Preliminary observations in a series of 80 cases
    L Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 45:195-201; discussion 201. 2001
  5. doi request reprint Cerebellopontine angle arachnoid cyst: a case of hemifacial spasm caused by an organic lesion other than neurovascular compression: case report
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurgery 65:E1205; discussion E1205. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Packing of intervertebral spaces with oxidized regenerated cellulose to prevent the recurrence of lumbar disc herniation
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurgery 52:1106-9; discussion 1109-10. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Cervical disc herniation producing Brown-Sequard syndrome: case report
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E28-31. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevention of postoperative pain and of epidural fibrosis after lumbar microdiscectomy: pilot study in a series of forty cases treated with epidural vaseline-sterile-oil-morphine compound
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sant Andrea Hospital, Roma, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1562-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The Oxiplex/SP gel-morphine compound after lumbar microdiscectomy in the management of postoperative pain. Report of 20 cases
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Department of Neurosurgery, S Andrea Hospital, 00197 Roma, Italy
    Surg Neurol 64:75-8; discussion 78-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Spondylodiscitis after lumbar microdiscectomy: effectiveness of two protocols of intraoperative antibiotic prophylaxis in 1167 cases
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, S Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 28:303-7. 2005

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  1. doi request reprint Intratumoural hydrogen peroxide injection during resection of metastatic vertebral melanoma. Technical note
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Department of Neurosurgery, San Filippo Neri Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 34:389-91; discussion 391. 2011
    ..The aim of this manuscript is to report a safe, simple, effective, inexpensive and readily available technique for intraoperative haemostasis that could allow the control of tumour bleeding and facilitate its excision...
  2. ncbi request reprint Anterior pituitary adenomas in patients aged more than 65 years: analysis of growth fraction (using the MIB-1 monoclonal antibody) and of clinical features in comparison to younger patients
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Sandro Pertini Hospital, Division of Neurosurgery, via Archimede 120, 00197, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 104:44-8. 2002
    ..in patients aged more than 65 years is relatively low. The goal of this study was to evaluate the growth fraction and the clinical features of PA affecting old patients and to compare the results to those of younger subjects...
  3. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the morphine-Adcon-L compound in the management of postoperative pain after lumbar microdiscectomy
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurgery 50:518-24; discussion 524-5. 2002
    ..In this study, we used Adcon-L as a vehicle to administer 1 mg of morphine epidurally to patients who underwent lumbar microdiscectomy. Our objective was to evaluate the safety and analgesic efficacy of this compound...
  4. ncbi request reprint Proposal of a clinico-histological "glioma score" as a prognostic index in high-grade glioma patients. Preliminary observations in a series of 80 cases
    L Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 45:195-201; discussion 201. 2001
    ..Despite of several multimodal treatments, malignant gliomas still have a poor outcome. In order to identify subgroups of patients with different prognosis, we propose a clinical and histological score (GS)...
  5. doi request reprint Cerebellopontine angle arachnoid cyst: a case of hemifacial spasm caused by an organic lesion other than neurovascular compression: case report
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurgery 65:E1205; discussion E1205. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Packing of intervertebral spaces with oxidized regenerated cellulose to prevent the recurrence of lumbar disc herniation
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurgery 52:1106-9; discussion 1109-10. 2003
    ..To investigate the impact of packing of intervertebral spaces with oxidized regenerated cellulose (ORC) on the incidence of recurrence of lumbar disc herniation (LDH)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cervical disc herniation producing Brown-Sequard syndrome: case report
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E28-31. 2004
    ..In particular, cervical disc herniation has been rarely reported as a cause of this syndrome, and including the first article of Stookey in 1928, 9 only 22 cases have been reported...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevention of postoperative pain and of epidural fibrosis after lumbar microdiscectomy: pilot study in a series of forty cases treated with epidural vaseline-sterile-oil-morphine compound
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sant Andrea Hospital, Roma, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1562-6. 2008
    ..At the end of lumbar microdiscectomy, we administered an emulsion of low-dose epidural morphine and vaseline sterile-oil as carrier for morphine delivery...
  9. ncbi request reprint The Oxiplex/SP gel-morphine compound after lumbar microdiscectomy in the management of postoperative pain. Report of 20 cases
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Department of Neurosurgery, S Andrea Hospital, 00197 Roma, Italy
    Surg Neurol 64:75-8; discussion 78-9. 2005
    ..After the withdrawal of ADCON-L we started to use Oxiplex (Oxiplex/SP Gel) as a barrier against epidural fibrosis and as a vehicle for morphine delivery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Spondylodiscitis after lumbar microdiscectomy: effectiveness of two protocols of intraoperative antibiotic prophylaxis in 1167 cases
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, S Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 28:303-7. 2005
    ..However, at the moment it is not possible identify the ideal antibiotic for this purpose. It seems to be reasonable to search for the solution through large multicenter prospective studies...
  11. pmc Lack of correlation between Ki-67 labelling index and tumor size of anterior pituitary adenomas
    L Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Roma, Italy
    BMC Cancer 1:12. 2001
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the correlation between Ki-67 labelling index and tumor size of pituitary adenomas extimated by means CT and MRI and confirmed at operation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adrenocorticotropic hormone secreting pituitary adenomas: analysis of growth fraction using the MIB-1 antibody
    L Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 86:229-32. 2000
    ..Ki-67 is a nuclear antigen which is easily detectable by means of the MIB-1 monoclonal antibody, and the labeling index (LI) obtained can be considered a marker of tumor proliferation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tamoxifen modulation of carboplatin cytotoxicity in a human U-138 glioma cell line
    L Mastronardi
    Civilian Hospital of Terni, Department of Neurological Sciences Neurosurgery, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 100:89-93. 1998
    ..01). Our results confirm previous observations about the efficacy in vitro of TAM against human glioma cell lines and show a marked enhancement of this activity by CBDCA...
  14. pmc Ki-67 labelling index and invasiveness among anterior pituitary adenomas: analysis of 103 cases using the MIB-1 monoclonal antibody
    L Mastronardi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Civilian Hospital, Terni, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 52:107-11. 1999
    ..To investigate the relation between proliferative activity of anterior pituitary adenomas, quantified by the Ki-67 labelling index, and their invasive behaviour...
  15. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging findings of Kernohan-Woltman notch in acute subdural hematoma
    L Mastronardi
    Sandro Pertini Hospital, Division of Neurosurgery, Roma, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 101:122-4. 1999
    ..We report the case of a 73-year-old patient who presented a right motor deficit caused by an ipsilateral acute subdural hematoma. A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstration of Kernohan-Woltman notch phenomenon was obtained...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pupillary enlargement caused by an acute extradural haematoma associated with a non-symptomatic arachnoid cyst, from compression of the optic rather than the oculomotor nerve
    L Mastronardi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Civilian Hospital Santa Maria, Terni, Italy
    Br J Neurosurg 13:341-2. 1999
    ..In our case, the pupillary enlargement appeared to be caused by indirect compression of the optic nerve by the extradural haematoma, because of the low resistance exerted by the middle fossa arachnoid cyst...
  17. ncbi request reprint The role of MRI in the surgical selection of cerebral metastases
    L Mastronardi
    Sandro Pertini Hospital, Division of Neurosurgery, Rome, Italy
    Zentralbl Neurochir 60:141-5. 1999
    ..In fact, Gd-DTPA enhanced MRI has proved to be more sensitive than CT in detecting the number of cerebral metastases, reducing the number of patients candidate to surgery...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationship between Ki-67 labeling index and survival in high-grade glioma patients treated after surgery with tamoxifen
    L Mastronardi
    Civilian Hospital, Department of Neurological Sciences, Terni, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 43:263-70. 1999
    ..The aim of this study is to correlate the Ki-67 LI with survival in patients operated on for a malignant glioma and treated postoperatively with tamoxifen...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of the postoperative evolution of intramedullary spinal cord changes in signal intensity on magnetic resonance imaging after anterior decompression for cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Divisions of Neurosurgery, Sant Andrea Hospital, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:615-22. 2007
    ..The role of postoperative evolution of these alterations is still not well known...
  20. ncbi request reprint Anterior cervical fusion with polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cages in the treatment of degenerative disc disease. Preliminary observations in 36 consecutive cases with a minimum 12-month follow-up
    L Mastronardi
    2nd Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Roma La Sapienza, Chair of Neurosurgery, Sant Andrea Hospital, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:307-12; discussion 312. 2006
    ..Retrospective analysis of 36 cases of degenerative disc disease treated by interbody fusion with polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cages...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival in cerebral glioblastoma. Case report and critical review of the literature
    F Puzzilli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Tumori 84:69-74. 1998
    ..Other factors which appeared to be related to longer survival were younger age and high Karnofsky scores...
  22. ncbi request reprint Solitary eosinophilic granuloma of the calvaria
    F Puzzilli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Second Chair of Neurosurgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Tumori 84:712-6. 1998
    ....
  23. pmc Intraneural capillary hemangioma of the cauda equina
    L Mastronardi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Civilian Hospital Santa Maria, Terni, Italy
    Eur Spine J 6:278-80. 1997
    ..Laminectomy of L5 and complete removal of the lesion were performed without neurological problems. The clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic aspects of hemangiomas of the cauda equina are analyzed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of cervical dynamics on adjacent segment degeneration after anterior cervical fusion with cages
    Ahmed Elsawaf
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sant Andrea Hospital, 2nd Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 32:215-24; discussion 224. 2009
    ..If these preliminary results will be confirmed by larger series, it could be reasonable in young selected patients with soft disc herniation to adopt total disc arthroplasty instead of fusion after cervical micro-discectomy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association between intracranial aneurysms and pituitary adenomas. AEtiopathogenetic hypotheses
    M Acqui
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Rome University, La Sapienza, Italy
    Neurochirurgia (Stuttg) 30:177-81. 1987
    ..The most convincing hypotheses involve mechanical, microcirculatory and hormonal factors. On the hormonal front, GH seems to have a predisposing influence on intracranial aneurysm formation...
  26. doi request reprint Pre-surgical planning and MR-tractography utility in brain tumour resection
    A Romano
    Department of Neuroradiology, S Andrea Hospital, University Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 19:2798-808. 2009
    ..In 27 cases, the symptoms had not changed. MR-tractography provides the neurosurgeon with a new anatomical view that has an impact on the surgical resection planning for brain neoplasms...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative antibiotic prophylaxis in clean spinal surgery: a retrospective analysis in a consecutive series of 973 cases
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Roma, Italy
    Surg Neurol 61:129-35; discussion 135. 2004
    ..The aim of our retrospective study was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an intraoperative protocol of antibiotic prophylaxis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Anterior cervical fusion with carbon fiber cage containing coralline hydroxyapatite: preliminary observations in 45 consecutive cases of soft-disc herniation
    Umberto Agrillo
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sandro Pertini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg 96:273-6. 2002
    ..The authors report their preliminary results in performing ACF in which carbon fiber cages (CFCs) containing coralline hydroxyapatite (HA) are used as bone substitute...
  29. ncbi request reprint Meningiomas infiltrating the superior sagittal sinus: surgical considerations of 328 cases
    Emanuela Caroli
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Sciences, St Andrea Hospital, Second Faculty of Medicine, La Sapienza University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 29:236-41. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Acute combination fracture of atlas and axis: "triple" anterior screw fixation in a 92-year-old man: technical note
    Umberto Agrillo
    Sandro Pertini Hospital, Division of Neurosurgery, Rome, Italy
    Surg Neurol 65:58-62. 2006
    ..The aim of the article is to describe the feasibility of "triple" anterior screw fixation in the presence of C1-type II odontoid fracture...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hemiparkinsonism due to frontal meningioma
    Dario Benincasa
    Department of Neuroscience, Sant Andrea Hospital, II Faculty of Medicine, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurol Belg 108:29-32. 2008
    ..This case points to the significance of structural neuroimaging in the evaluation of parkinsonism even in cases that fulfill all the necessary clinical criteria for idiopathic PD...
  32. ncbi request reprint Are nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas extending into the cavernous sinus aggressive and/or invasive?
    Luciano Mastronardi
    Neurosurgery 51:521-2; author reply 522. 2002