M Salvati

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Extra central nervous system metastases from cerebral glioblastoma multiforme in elderly patients. Clinico-pathological remarks on our series of seven cases and critical review of the literature
    Manolo Piccirilli
    Department of Neurological Sciences Neurosurgery, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 94:40-51. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Extent of tumor removal and molecular markers in cerebral glioblastoma: a combined prognostic factors study in a surgical series of 105 patients
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery INM IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli Isernia, University of Rome Sapienza Italy
    J Neurosurg 117:204-11. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Single brain metastases from melanoma: remarks on a series of 84 patients
    Maurizio Salvati
    Neurosurgery INM Neuromed, Pozzilli Is, University of Rome Sapienza, Via Cardinal Agliardi 15, 00165 Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 35:211-7; discussion 217-8. 2012
  4. pmc Paraganglioma of the filum terminale: case report
    Alessandro Landi
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 7:95. 2009
  5. pmc Pro-inflammatory gene expression in solid glioblastoma microenvironment and in hypoxic stem cells from human glioblastoma
    Marco Tafani
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Neuroinflammation 8:32. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Sarcoma metastatic to the brain: a series of 35 cases and considerations from 27 years of experience
    M Salvati
    Neuroscience Neurosurgery Department, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 98:373-7. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiation-induced schwannomas of the nervous system. Report of five cases and review of the literature
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery, IRCCS INM Neuromed, Pozzilli Isernia, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 47:113-6; discussion 116. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint High-dose radiation-induced meningiomas. Report of five cases and critical review of the literature
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli Is, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Tumori 89:443-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood's gliosarcomas: pathological and therapeutical considerations on three cases and critical review of the literature
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery IRCCS INM Neuromed, Pozzilli Is, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:1301-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of glioblastoma multiforme in the elderly in functionally non-critical areas. Clinical remarks on 22 patients
    M Salvati
    Dept of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed, Pozzilli, Isemia, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 22:395-8. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Extra central nervous system metastases from cerebral glioblastoma multiforme in elderly patients. Clinico-pathological remarks on our series of seven cases and critical review of the literature
    Manolo Piccirilli
    Department of Neurological Sciences Neurosurgery, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 94:40-51. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the treatment of the extracranial metastases from glioblastoma multiforme in the elderly, discussing their uncommon occurrence and their pathogenesis...
  2. doi request reprint Extent of tumor removal and molecular markers in cerebral glioblastoma: a combined prognostic factors study in a surgical series of 105 patients
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery INM IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli Isernia, University of Rome Sapienza Italy
    J Neurosurg 117:204-11. 2012
    ..In this paper, the authors' goal was to evaluate the prognostic value of YKL-40 expression as a prognostic factor for glioblastomas and to compare its validity to the already known MGMT...
  3. doi request reprint Single brain metastases from melanoma: remarks on a series of 84 patients
    Maurizio Salvati
    Neurosurgery INM Neuromed, Pozzilli Is, University of Rome Sapienza, Via Cardinal Agliardi 15, 00165 Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 35:211-7; discussion 217-8. 2012
    ..05) and that the association of postoperative radiotherapy and re-operation in the event of recurrent metastatic lesions is advisable even though statistical significance was not reached (p > 0.05)...
  4. pmc Paraganglioma of the filum terminale: case report
    Alessandro Landi
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    World J Surg Oncol 7:95. 2009
    ..Paragangliomas affecting the filum terminale are extremely rare, benign tumors. The literature yielded thirty-two cases of paraganglioma in this site...
  5. pmc Pro-inflammatory gene expression in solid glioblastoma microenvironment and in hypoxic stem cells from human glioblastoma
    Marco Tafani
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Neuroinflammation 8:32. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Sarcoma metastatic to the brain: a series of 35 cases and considerations from 27 years of experience
    M Salvati
    Neuroscience Neurosurgery Department, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 98:373-7. 2010
    ..Finally, it seems that surgical indications for multiple brain metastases from sarcoma have increased during the last ten years...
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiation-induced schwannomas of the nervous system. Report of five cases and review of the literature
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery, IRCCS INM Neuromed, Pozzilli Isernia, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 47:113-6; discussion 116. 2003
    ..Most of these tumors are sarcomas, meningiomas or gliomas and only occasionally schwannomas. We report 5 cases of postirradiation acoustic nerve schwannoma observed in our Department...
  8. ncbi request reprint High-dose radiation-induced meningiomas. Report of five cases and critical review of the literature
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli Is, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Tumori 89:443-7. 2003
    ..The use of radiotherapy should be carefully evaluated for relatively benign or congenital lesions which generally affect young patients with a long life expectancy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood's gliosarcomas: pathological and therapeutical considerations on three cases and critical review of the literature
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery IRCCS INM Neuromed, Pozzilli Is, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:1301-6. 2006
    ..The onset of this tumor during childhood is particularly unusual...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of glioblastoma multiforme in the elderly in functionally non-critical areas. Clinical remarks on 22 patients
    M Salvati
    Dept of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed, Pozzilli, Isemia, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 22:395-8. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Solitary brain metastases from uterus carcinoma: report of three cases
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli Is, Italy
    J Neurooncol 66:175-8. 2004
    ..In one of these patients metastasis was detected prior to diagnosis of primitive cancer. In a review of the literature only seven cases of solitary brain metastasis preceding the diagnosis of uterine cancer have been documented...
  12. doi request reprint Insights into pharmacotherapy of malignant glioma in adults
    Maurizio Salvati
    IRCCS INM Neuromed, Department of Neurosurgery, Pozzilli, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:2279-90. 2009
    ..The characterization of molecular markers thus becomes particularly important for the stratification of patients raising the possibility to individualize treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cerebral glioblastoma with oligodendrogliomal component: analysis of 36 cases
    Maurizio Salvati
    Neuroscience Neurosurgery Department, Sapienza University, Via Cardinal Agliardi, 15, Rome 00165, Italy
    J Neurooncol 94:129-34. 2009
    ..The presence of an oligodendroglial component in GBM appears to be an important prognostic factor to which better prognosis can be related. LOH 1p and 19q was significantly associated with GBM with oligodendroglial component...
  14. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system mesenchymal chondrosarcoma
    M Salvati
    Dept of Neurosurgery, Policlinico S Andrea, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 24:317-24. 2005
    ..In addition, patients treated with postoperative radiotherapy seem to show a trend toward increased survival...
  15. ncbi request reprint Brain metastasis from prostate cancer. Report of 13 cases and critical analysis of the literature
    M Salvati
    Dept of Neurological Sciences Neurosurgery, Policlinico Umberto I University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 24:203-7. 2005
    ..However, considering the rarity of brain metastasis from prostate carcinoma, standard brain MRI follow-up in men with prostatic cancer does not seem to be necessary yet...
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment of glioblastoma multiforme in elderly patients. Clinico-therapeutic remarks in 22 patients older than 80 years
    Manolo Piccirilli
    Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 92:98-103. 2006
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Radio-induced gliomas: 20-year experience and critical review of the pathology
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli, IS, Italy
    J Neurooncol 89:169-77. 2008
    ..For glioblastomas mean survival time was 10.4 months, accounting for 1-3% of all the glioblastomas treated. A thorough revision of the pertinent literature revealed some clinical-biological peculiarities...
  18. ncbi request reprint Glioblastoma in kidney transplant recipients. Report of five cases
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli, Italy
    J Neurooncol 63:33-7. 2003
    ..However, it is not yet clear whether immunosuppressive drugs function as a direct transforming factor...
  19. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic glioma. Report of four cases and review of the literature
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli, Italy
    Tumori 90:416-9. 2004
    ..To add a further contribution to the literature supporting the relationship between previous head trauma and development of glioma...
  20. doi request reprint Cerebral astroblastoma: analysis of six cases and critical review of treatment options
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurological Sciences Neurosurgery, University of Rome Sapienza, Italy
    J Neurooncol 93:369-78. 2009
    ..Multicenter studies, taking into account molecular biological findings, are necessary to define a common therapeutic strategy for astroblastomas...
  21. ncbi request reprint Multicentric glioma: our experience in 25 patients and critical review of the literature
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli Is, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 26:275-9. 2003
    ..Stereotactic biopsy represents a safe and satisfactory method for achieving sure diagnosis...
  22. doi request reprint Correlation between O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase and survival in elderly patients with glioblastoma treated with radiotherapy plus concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide
    Giuseppe Minniti
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sant Andrea Hospital, University La Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189, Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 102:311-6. 2011
    ..004 and P = 0.005, respectively). The results of the present study suggest that MGMT methylation status might be an important prognostic factor associated with better OS and PFS in elderly patients with GBM treated with RT and TMZ...
  23. doi request reprint Fractionated stereotactic reirradiation and concurrent temozolomide in patients with recurrent glioblastoma
    G Minniti
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sant Andrea Hospital, University La Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 103:683-91. 2011
    ..The potential advantages of combined chemoradiation schedules in patients with recurrent GBM need to be explored in future studies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis and gliomas. Clinical remarks on 10 cases and critical review of the literature
    A Isidori
    Department of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli Isernia, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 48:129-33; discussion 133. 2004
    ..We believe that it is important to achieve an early diagnosis of brain tumour in such patients with a clinical and neuroradiological follow up, so that they can be treated promptly...
  25. doi request reprint Four-year clinical and neuroradiological follow-up of a papillary tumor of the pineal region
    A Santoro
    Department of Neurological Sciences Neurosurgery, University of Rome Sapienza, Piazza San Giovanni Bosco, 86, 00175 Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:931-5. 2012
    ..In conclusion, the inexorable progressive growing nature of this tumor leads us to advocate an aggressive attitude among neurosurgeons and radiotherapists, with a precocious surgical approach when the suspicion rises...
  26. ncbi request reprint Safety and feasibility of the adjunct of local chemotherapy with biodegradable carmustine (BCNU) wafers to the standard multimodal approach to high grade gliomas at first diagnosis
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli, Isernia, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 55:1-6. 2011
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Hypofractionated radiotherapy followed by adjuvant chemotherapy with temozolomide in elderly patients with glioblastoma
    Giuseppe Minniti
    Department of Radiotherapy Oncology, Sant Andrea Hospital, University La Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189, Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 91:95-100. 2009
    ..We conducted a prospective trial in 43 consecutive elderly patients with GBM treated with hypofractionated radiotherapy (RT) followed by adjuvant temozolomide...
  28. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous, multiple meningiomas
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli, Italy
    Zentralbl Neurochir 65:180-4. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to discuss the management strategy of patients with multiple meningiomas...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cerebral astroblastoma
    E Caroli
    Ospedale S Andrea, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:629-33. 2004
    ..Astroblastoma is a rare glial tumour about which little is known...
  30. ncbi request reprint High-dose radiation-induced meningioma in children - case report and critical review of the literature
    E Caroli
    Department of Neurological Sciences Neurosurgery, Policlinico S Andrea, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Zentralbl Neurochir 66:39-42. 2005
    ..We discuss the clinical data and the differences of these rare tumors from those of spontaneous counterpart and radiation-induced meningiomas of the adult population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gliomatosis cerebri treatment in 11 elderly patients
    M Piccirilli
    Department of Neurosurgical Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 25:183-7. 2006
    ..The median survival was 16.3 months, ranging from 13 to 22 months. According to our experience, elderly patients should undergo the same treatment of younger patients, provided they are in good health conditions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Multicentric gliomas. Report of seven cases
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurological Sciences-Neurosurgery, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
    Tumori 77:518-22. 1991
    ..We consider the pathogenetic hypotheses and problems of diagnosis, especially differential from other multifocal diseases of the central nervous system...
  33. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous cerebellar hemorrhage: clinical remarks on 50 cases
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurotraumatology, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Surg Neurol 55:156-61; discussion 161. 2001
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Gliomas of the conus medullaris
    L Cervoni
    Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Tumori 82:249-51. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The postoperative radiotherapy in gliomas of the conus medullaris where total resection is not possible seems provide a beneficial effect on preventing tumour regrowth...
  35. doi request reprint Single brain metastases from cervical carcinoma: report of two cases and critical review of the literature
    A Marongiu
    Department of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed IRCCS, Via Atinense 18, Pozzilli, IS, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:937-40. 2012
    ..In our cases, brain metastases were a late event and they have been successfully excised in microsurgery, thanks to their solitary and resectable nature, and a well-controlled primary disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ethylene oxide sterilization of autologous bone flaps following decompressive craniectomy
    P Missori
    Neurosurgery and Neurotraumatology, Neuroradiology II and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 145:899-902; discussion 902-3. 2003
    ..In patients undergoing decompressive craniectomy, the bone flap is temporarily preserved either in the subcutaneous tissue of the patient or frozen. However, there are some drawbacks related to these methods...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association of breast carcinoma and meningioma: report of nine new cases and review of the literature
    M Salvati
    Neurological Mediterranean "Neuromed" Institute, IRCCS, Pozzilli, Isernia, Italy
    Tumori 82:491-3. 1996
    ..However, it is important to fully investigate brain lesions in patients with breast cancer so that potentially curable meningiomas are not considered as metastases...
  38. ncbi request reprint Chronic subdural haematomas in patients aged under 50
    P Missori
    Department of Neurosciences, Neurotraumatology and Neurosurgery I, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 102:199-202. 2000
    ..Prognosis is influenced by preoperative clinical status and by the disease responsible for the formation of CSH...
  39. ncbi request reprint Post-radiation gliomas
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Tumori 80:220-3. 1994
    ..The fact that 88 cases have been reported in recent years suggests that a thorough biological, clinical studies be carried out on this association...
  40. ncbi request reprint Surgical strategies in the treatment of symptomatic osteomas of the orbital walls
    P Ciappetta
    Department of Neurological Sciences Neurosurgery I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Neurosurgery 31:628-34; discussion 634-5. 1992
    ..We discuss the choice of the various approaches described, with reference to the relevant literature...
  41. ncbi request reprint Surgical approaches to tumours of the lateral ventricles in the dominant hemisphere
    A Santoro
    Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Sciences and La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 46:60-5; discussion 65. 2002
    ..Intraventricular neoplasms are rare tumours (1% of the tumours of the central nervous system). The surgical approach sometimes is quite difficult, particularly in the dominant hemisphere. The best choice of surgical approach is discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Spinal glioblastoma with brain relapse in a child: clinical considerations
    E Caroli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery Ospedale S Andrea University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Spinal Cord 43:565-7. 2005
    ..Case report...
  43. ncbi request reprint Transsphenoidal adenomectomy for GH-, PRL- and ACTH-secreting pituitary tumours: outcome analysis in a series of 125 patients
    V Esposito
    Department of Neurological Sciences, IRCCS Neuromed, University of Rome La Sapienza, Parco Tecnologico, Via Atinense, I 86077 Pozzilli IS, Italy
    Neurol Sci 25:251-6. 2004
    ..It is still the first treatment for GH- and ACTH-secreting adenomas, whereas in patients with prolactinomas, surgery should be reserved for cases of resistance or intolerance to dopamine agonists...
  44. ncbi request reprint Ossifying fibroma of the skull: clinical and therapeutic study
    M Artico
    Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy
    Tumori 80:64-7. 1994
    ..CONCLUSION: The authors conclude that total removal of fibroma should be extended to normal bone and in cases in which total removal is not possible the residue should be checked for regrowth by serial MRI...
  45. ncbi request reprint Brain metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma associated with hepatitis B virus
    A Frati
    Dept of Neurosurgery, IRCCS Neuromed Is, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 21:321-7. 2002
    ..We also suggest that HBV and its X protein (HBX) might play an important role in such aggressive behavior of the neoplasia...
  46. ncbi request reprint Single brain metastases from breast cancer: remarks on clinical pattern and treatment
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurological Sciences and Neurosurgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Tumori 78:115-7. 1992
    ..In the 9 patients who did not receive whole brain radiotherapy, the mean survival was 15 months and there was an higher frequency of brain relapse...
  47. ncbi request reprint Radiation-induced schwannomas of the neuraxis. Report of three cases
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurological Sciences-Neurosurgery, La Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy
    Tumori 78:143-6. 1992
    ..The possible adjuvant role of antineoplastic drugs is also discussed, and the literature on this topic is reviewed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Solitary brain metastases from thyroid carcinoma: study of 6 cases
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurological Sciences-Neurosurgery, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 81:142-3. 1995
    ..However, survival of patients appears to be modified by the type of treatment performed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Brain metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma. A case report
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery, IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli Is, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 46:77-80; discussion 80. 2002
    ..Promising molecular biology studies are under way to evaluate the role of oncosuppresor gene expression in hepatocarcinogenesis and in the way the disease spreads...
  50. ncbi request reprint Intraparenchymal haemorrhage after evacuation of chronic subdural haematoma. Report of three cases and review of the literature
    P Missori
    Department of Neurosciences, Neurotraumatology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Br J Neurosurg 16:63-6. 2002
    ..The possibility of an increase in cerebral blood flow following removal of CSH, makes slow, gradual decompression mandatory in all patients submitted to cranial trapanation...
  51. ncbi request reprint Sylvian subarachnoid and extra-pial cavernous angioma
    J Lenzi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 49:163-6; discussion 166. 2005
    ..This case represents a radiologically visible supratentorial extra-pial subarachnoidal cavernous angioma. This case provides confirmation of one of the supposed causes of subarachnoid hemorrahage ''sine materia''...
  52. ncbi request reprint Elderly and poor prognosis patients with high grade glioma: hypofractionated radiotherapy
    V Donato
    Department of Radiology, Policlinico Umberto I, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Clin Ter 158:227-30. 2007
    ..To evaluate efficacy of short-course radiotherapy in elderly and/or poor performance status patients with high grade glioma...
  53. ncbi request reprint Fronto-temporo-orbito-zygomatic approach and variants. Surgical technique and indications
    A Santoro
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 47:141-7. 2003
    ..The role of anterolateral approaches for such lesions is discussed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Carcinoma of the prostate: brain stem metastasis as the only site of spread
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mediterranean Neurological Neuromed Institute, IRCCS, Pozzilli (IS, Italy
    Tumori 83:776-8. 1997
    ..The systemic disease was still clinically silent. CONCLUSION: Our case involved only brain stem metastasis, probably implicating Batson's direct route of the paravertebral venous pathway...
  55. ncbi request reprint Post-Paget osteosarcomas of the skull. Remarks on five cases
    M Salvati
    Department of Neurological Sciences-Neurosurgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Tumori 79:363-6. 1993
    ..Although the latter lengthens survival and reduces the incidence of metastases, it is not as efficacious as in primary sarcomas...
  56. ncbi request reprint Paragangliomas of the cauda equina. Report of one case and review of the literature
    R Caruso
    Neurosurgical Division of the Rome Army Medical Center, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 25:269-75. 2006
    ..Although it is difficult to distinguish preoperatively the paraganglioma from other tumours of the cauda equina, like neurinoma or ependymoma, this neuroendocrine tumour should be included in differential diagnosis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cervicothoracic epidural hematoma after chiropractic spinal manipulation therapy. Case report and review of the literature
    Maurizio Domenicucci
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:571-4. 2007
    ..The unique feature of this case was the magnetic resonance image showing increased signal intensity in the paraspinal musculature consistent with a contusion, which probably formed after SMT. The pertinent literature is also reviewed...
  58. ncbi request reprint Solitary cerebral metastases from ovarian epithelial carcinoma: 11 cases
    Giancarlo D'Andrea
    Department of Neurological Sciences II, S Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 28:120-3. 2005
    ..Multimodal treatment by surgery, radiation and chemotherapy is the best choice of treatment and leads to a median survival of about 20 months...
  59. ncbi request reprint Gliosarcomas in the elderly: analysis of 7 cases and clinico-pathological remarks
    Valerio di Norcia
    Department of Neurosurgical Sciences, Neurosurgery Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 94:493-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe our experience with such lesions in elderly patients and to establish their prognosis factors...
  60. ncbi request reprint Brain metastasis from non-seminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis: indications for aggressive treatment
    Maurizio Salvati
    Neurosurgery IRCCS INM Neuromed, Pozzilli Is, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 29:130-7. 2006
    ..This is mandatory in patients with large metastases (diameter >3 cm)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Extradural spinal cavernous angiomas: report of seven cases
    Antonio Santoro
    Department of Neurosurgical Sciences, Neurosurgery, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 28:313-9. 2005
    ..Our experience confirms that surgery should be the treatment of choice for these lesions, in view of both their tendency to bleed and their straightforward surgical removal...
  62. ncbi request reprint Intramedullary spinal cord cavernous malformations: report of ten new cases
    Antonio Santoro
    Department of Neurosurgical Sciences, Neurosurgery, La Sapienza University, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 27:93-8. 2004
    ..Surgical outcome combines low mortality with a high probability of functional recovery, especially when paraparesis is not severe and of relatively recent onset...
  63. ncbi request reprint Duraplasty: our current experience
    Emanuela Caroli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, INM Neuromed IRCCS, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Surg Neurol 61:55-9; discussion 59. 2004
    ..However, no ideal material for dural repair in neurosurgical procedures has been identified. The authors report their experience with Tutoplast processed dura and pericardium...
  64. ncbi request reprint Radiation-induced gliomas: report of 10 cases and review of the literature
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurosurgery INM Neuromed, Pozzilli Is, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via Cardinal Agliardi 15, 00165 Rome, Italy
    Surg Neurol 60:60-7; discussion 67. 2003
    ..Gliomas induced by radiation therapy are decidedly unusual, and the first descriptions of this association only appeared in the 1960s...
  65. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic intracranial meningiomas
    Emanuela Caroli
    Department of Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli, Italy
    Tumori 89:6-8. 2003
    ..The etiopathogenetic mechanisms and clinical features of our patients and those of the literature are discussed...
  66. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implication of clinical and pathologic features in patients with glioblastoma multiforme treated with concomitant radiation plus temozolomide
    Vittorio Donato
    Department of Radiotherapy, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 93:248-56. 2007
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Central neurocytoma: a novel appraisal of a polymorphic pathology. Our experience and a review of the literature
    Jacopo Lenzi
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 29:286-92; discussion 292. 2006
    ..The "atypical" neurocytoma seems to be a distinct entity, with a less favourable prognosis and a higher tendency to recur...
  68. ncbi request reprint Intrameningioma metastasis as first clinical manifestation of occult primary breast carcinoma
    Emanuela Caroli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery, S Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 29:49-54. 2006
    ..Two of our patients have been studied by MRI, but we do not find predictive radiological finding of this particular association...
  69. ncbi request reprint Gliosarcomas: analysis of 11 cases do two subtypes exist?
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurological Sciences Neurosurgery, INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli Is, Italy
    J Neurooncol 74:59-63. 2005
    ..Despite prognosis of gliosarcomas remains poor, a multidisciplinary approach (surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy) seems to be associated with slight more prolonged survival times...
  70. ncbi request reprint An unusual association of cerebral meningioma, parathyroid adenoma and thyroid papillary carcinoma
    Chiara Caliumi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 92:178-80. 2006
    ..4 cm in the right thyroid lobe. As far as we know, this patient is the third case of meningioma associated with parathyroid adenoma and papillary thyroid carcinoma described in the literature...
  71. ncbi request reprint Brain metastasis from cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the dorsum. Case report
    Maurizio Salvati
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery, Istituto Mediterraneo Neuromed Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Pozzuoli, Italy
    J Neurosurg 102:1155-8. 2005
    ..Although the described case is unique, knowledge of the potential for this uncommon behavior in cutaneous SCC may be useful, especially because of its increasing incidence...
  72. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy and sequential temozolomide compared with radiotherapy with concomitant and sequential temozolomide in the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme
    Vitaliana De Sanctis
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University La Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa 1035 1039, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Drugs 17:969-75. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, a concomitant use of temozolomide during radiotherapy does not seem to improve survival, although it does not increase toxicity...
  73. ncbi request reprint Tumor-like multiple sclerosis: report of four cases and literature review
    Emanuela Caroli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery, St Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 92:559-62. 2006
    ..However, atypical appearance of demyelinating lesions simulating a brain tumor is a possible well-known phenomenon...
  74. ncbi request reprint Late brain metastases from breast cancer: clinical remarks on 11 patients and review of the literature
    Manolo Piccirilli
    Departments of Neurosurgical Sciences Neurosurgery, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 93:150-4. 2007
    ..The authors describe the clinical and pathological remarks, together with treatment modalities, removal extent and overall survival, of 11 patients in whom brain metastases were detected more than 10 years from the primary tumor...
  75. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of pituitary tumors in the elderly: clinical outcome and long-term follow-up
    Luigi Ferrante
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery 2, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 60:185-91. 2002
    ..We conclude that TSS is safe and well tolerated even in elderly patients, with a low incidence of minor complications. The indications for post-operative radiotherapy in patients with incomplete tumor resection should be better defined...
  76. ncbi request reprint Glioblastoma multiforme and breast cancer: report on 11 cases and clinico-pathological remarks
    Manolo Piccirilli
    Department of Neurosurgery INM Neuromed, Pozzilli Is, Italy
    Tumori 91:256-60. 2005
    ..This consideration, in our opinion, is important, because more effort should be made to understand the pathogenesis of glioblastoma multiforme and to improve the therapeutic approaches...
  77. ncbi request reprint Familial gliomas. Analysis of six families with cerebral gliomas and without other inheritable syndromes
    Emanuela Caroli
    Department of Neurosurgery INM Neuromed IRCCS, Pozzilli Is, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 26:280-2. 2003
    ..We describe a group of six families, in each of which more than one member had glioma, and discuss the probable mechanisms of oncogenesis in familial tumors in light of the pertinent literature...
  78. ncbi request reprint Solitary fibrous tumors of the meninges: report of four cases and literature review
    Emanuela Caroli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa 1035, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 27:246-51. 2004
    ..It is important that every new case of meningeal SFT be reported to throw light on this particular tumor and to affirm its status as a clinicopathological entity...
  79. ncbi request reprint Single cerebral metastasis from colorectal adenocarcinoma
    Giancarlo D'Andrea
    Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 27:55-7. 2004
    ..Surgical treatment with postoperative radiant therapy is necessary. These patients show improved quality of life, above all in relation to the maintenance of functional autonomy during the survival period...
  80. ncbi request reprint Management of acute cerebellar infarction: one institution's experience
    Antonino Raco
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurgery 53:1061-5; discussion 1065-6. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine which patients require surgical treatment and which surgical procedure should be performed when a patient with a cerebellar infarction exhibits progressive neurological deterioration...
  81. ncbi request reprint Multilevel oblique corpectomy without fusion: our experience in 48 patients
    Giovanni Rocchi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1963-9. 2005
    ..The authors provide their results in performing multilevel oblique corpectomy for degenerative spondylotic myelopathy in 48 patients...
  82. ncbi request reprint Severe craniofacial fractures with frontobasal involvement and cerebrospinal fluid fistula: indications for surgical repair
    Giovanni Rocchi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Surg Neurol 63:559-63; discussion 563-4. 2005
    ..Although recent literature shows that endoscopic repair of CSF fistula is efficacious and minimally invasive, in specific conditions open operative approach remains imperative...
  83. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous regression of optic pathways gliomas in three patients with neurofibromatosis type I and critical review of the literature
    Manolo Piccirilli
    Department of Neurosurgical Sciences, Neurosurgery, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:1332-7. 2006
    ..None of them underwent surgery or biopsy nor received chemotherapy or radiotherapy. The complete regression was documented by MRI scans performed during a mean follow-up of 6.3 years...
  84. ncbi request reprint Extremely delayed cerebral metastasis from renal carcinoma: report of four cases and critical analysis of the literature
    Marco Cimatti
    Department of Neurosurgery, IRCCS INM Neuromed, Pozzilli Is, Italy
    Tumori 90:342-4. 2004
    ..The other cases described in the literature were also critically reviewed...
  85. doi request reprint Midline medulloblastoma versus astrocytoma: the position of the superior medullary velum as a sign for diagnosis
    Guido Trasimeni
    Neuroradiology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:1037-41. 2008
    ..We wish to describe the position of the superior medullary velum (SMV) in midline posterior fossa tumours as a sign in helping to distinguish between midline medulloblastoma and midline astrocytoma...
  86. ncbi request reprint Traumatic epidural hematoma in children
    Giovanni Rocchi
    Neurology Division, Department of Neurological Sciences, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Child Neurol 20:569-72. 2005
    ..In selected cases, prompt surgical evacuation of the hematoma results in an excellent outcome. Outcomes seem to be directly related to the patient's preoperative neurologic status and the presence of associated intracranial lesions...