C Messa

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Affiliation: San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Feasibility of [18F]FDG-PET and coregistered CT on clinical target volume definition of advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    C Messa
    DNTB, School of Medicine, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 49:259-66. 2005
  2. ncbi 5-HT(2A) receptor binding is reduced in drug-naive and unchanged in SSRI-responder depressed patients compared to healthy controls: a PET study
    Cristina Messa
    CNR Institute of Molecular Imaging and Physiology, Istituto Scientifico S Raffaele, University of Milan Bicocca, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 167:72-8. 2003
  3. ncbi Automatic registration of PET and CT studies for clinical use in thoracic and abdominal conformal radiotherapy
    G Rizzo
    Institute of Molecular Bioimaging and Physiology IBFM CNR, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 49:267-79. 2005
  4. ncbi A PET study with [11-C]raclopride in Parkinson's disease: preliminary results on the effect of amantadine on the dopaminergic system
    M A Volonte
    Department of Neurology, IRCCS San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 22:107-8. 2001
  5. ncbi Integrated PET/CT as a first-line re-staging modality in patients with suspected recurrence of ovarian cancer
    G Mangili
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 34:658-66. 2007
  6. ncbi Multi-modal medical image integration to optimize radiotherapy planning in lung cancer treatment
    G Rizzo
    IBFM CNR, Via Fratelli Cervi 93, Segrate, Milan, Italy
    Ann Biomed Eng 32:1399-408. 2004
  7. doi Positron emission tomography/computed tomography introduction in the clinical management of patients with suspected recurrence of ovarian cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    M Mansueto
    Institute for Bioimaging and Molecular Physiology, National Research Council, University of Milano Bicocca and San Raffaele Hospital Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 18:612-9. 2009
  8. ncbi Value of [11C]choline-positron emission tomography for re-staging prostate cancer: a comparison with [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography
    M Picchio
    Institute H San Raffaele, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Urol 169:1337-40. 2003
  9. ncbi [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography as a useful indicator of metastatic gestational trophoblastic tumor: preliminary results in three patients
    S Sironi
    University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 91:226-30. 2003
  10. ncbi PET/CT in diagnostic oncology
    C Messa
    IBFM CNR, University of Milano Bicocca, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 48:66-75. 2004

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  1. ncbi Feasibility of [18F]FDG-PET and coregistered CT on clinical target volume definition of advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    C Messa
    DNTB, School of Medicine, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 49:259-66. 2005
    ..To prospectively evaluate the impact of coregistered positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) in 3D conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) planning in patients with non-small lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  2. ncbi 5-HT(2A) receptor binding is reduced in drug-naive and unchanged in SSRI-responder depressed patients compared to healthy controls: a PET study
    Cristina Messa
    CNR Institute of Molecular Imaging and Physiology, Istituto Scientifico S Raffaele, University of Milan Bicocca, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 167:72-8. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi Automatic registration of PET and CT studies for clinical use in thoracic and abdominal conformal radiotherapy
    G Rizzo
    Institute of Molecular Bioimaging and Physiology IBFM CNR, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 49:267-79. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi A PET study with [11-C]raclopride in Parkinson's disease: preliminary results on the effect of amantadine on the dopaminergic system
    M A Volonte
    Department of Neurology, IRCCS San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 22:107-8. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi Integrated PET/CT as a first-line re-staging modality in patients with suspected recurrence of ovarian cancer
    G Mangili
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 34:658-66. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to compare CT with PET/CT results in patients with suspected ovarian cancer recurrence and to assess the impact of the PET/CT findings on their clinical management...
  6. ncbi Multi-modal medical image integration to optimize radiotherapy planning in lung cancer treatment
    G Rizzo
    IBFM CNR, Via Fratelli Cervi 93, Segrate, Milan, Italy
    Ann Biomed Eng 32:1399-408. 2004
    ..The proposed method for PET/CT integration has been confirmed as being useful for optimizing radiotherapy planning in lung cancer treatment...
  7. doi Positron emission tomography/computed tomography introduction in the clinical management of patients with suspected recurrence of ovarian cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    M Mansueto
    Institute for Bioimaging and Molecular Physiology, National Research Council, University of Milano Bicocca and San Raffaele Hospital Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 18:612-9. 2009
    ..50-433.00 euro). Positron emission tomography/computed tomography introduction in this population is cost-effective and allowed to redirect the clinical management of patients towards more appropriate therapeutic choices...
  8. ncbi Value of [11C]choline-positron emission tomography for re-staging prostate cancer: a comparison with [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography
    M Picchio
    Institute H San Raffaele, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Urol 169:1337-40. 2003
    ..We compared [11C]choline-positron emission tomography (PET) with [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose-PET for re-staging prostate cancer in a group of 100 patients...
  9. ncbi [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography as a useful indicator of metastatic gestational trophoblastic tumor: preliminary results in three patients
    S Sironi
    University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 91:226-30. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of positron emission tomography with [(18)F]fluorodeoxyglucose ([(18)F]FDG-PET) in detecting metastases in patients with gestational trophoblastic tumor (GTTs)...
  10. ncbi PET/CT in diagnostic oncology
    C Messa
    IBFM CNR, University of Milano Bicocca, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 48:66-75. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi Advanced ovarian carcinoma: usefulness of [(18)F]FDG-PET in combination with CT for lesion detection after primary treatment
    M Picchio
    IBFM CNR, University of Milano Bicocca, University of Vita Salute, Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med 47:77-84. 2003
    ..To determine the additional value of [(18)F]FDG-PET in combination with computed tomography (CT) over CT used alone, for evaluating ovarian cancer patients after primary treatment...
  12. ncbi PET/CT and radiotherapy
    C Messa
    Center of Molecular Bioimaging, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 50:4-14. 2006
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  13. ncbi In vivo serotonin 5HT(2A) receptor binding and personality traits in healthy subjects: a positron emission tomography study
    F M Moresco
    INB CNR, University of Milan Bicocca, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Department of Mental Health, Milan, Italy
    Neuroimage 17:1470-8. 2002
    ..In addition these results support the concept that the variability of PET data may be explained by neurochemical differences related to the prevalence of specific personality traits...
  14. doi Role of 18F-FDG PET in the management of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia
    P Mapelli
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:505-13. 2013
    ..The effect of FDG PET and combined PET/CT on the management of patients with GTN was also evaluated comparing the differences between standard treatments based on conventional imaging and alternative treatments based on PET...
  15. ncbi PET/CT and contrast enhanced CT in single vs. two separate sessions: a cost analysis study
    M Picchio
    Nuclear Medicine Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 56:309-16. 2012
    ..Aim of the study was to quantify the economic impact of PET/CT and contrast enhanced (c.e.) CT performed in a single session examination vs. stand-alone modalities in oncological patients...
  16. ncbi PET-CT for treatment planning in prostate cancer
    M Picchio
    Nuclear Medicine, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 53:245-68. 2009
    ..the most commonly used PET tracer, [(18)F]Fluorodeoxyglucose ([(18)F]FDG), presents limitations in imaging prostate cancer patients, several alternative PET tracers have been proposed to evaluate by PET these patients, with promising..
  17. ncbi PET/CT for radiotherapy: image acquisition and data processing
    V Bettinardi
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 54:455-75. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi Increased 5-hydroxytryptamine-2 receptor binding in the frontal cortex of depressed patients responding to paroxetine treatment: a positron emission tomography scan study
    R Zanardi
    Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Raffaele, Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Milan, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 21:53-8. 2001
    ..016). These data suggest that clinical improvement in patients treated with paroxetine is associated with an increase in the density of 5-HT2A receptors in the frontal cortex...
  19. ncbi (11)C-Choline PET/CT as a guide to radiation treatment planning of lymph-node relapses in prostate cancer patients
    M Picchio
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 41:1270-9. 2014
    ..The efficacy and feasibility of HTT in terms of acute toxicity were assessed...
  20. doi Sarcoidosis mimicking metastatic gynaecological malignancies: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge?
    P Mapelli
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 32:314-7. 2013
    ..Furthermore, the clinical relevance of making a differential diagnosis between gynaecological cancer recurrence and granulomatous disorder is given specific mention...
  21. doi Unusual presentation of sarcoid-like reaction on bone marrow level associated with mediastinal lymphadenopathy on (18)F-FDG-PET/CT resembling an early recurrence of Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    F Fallanca
    Nuclear Medicine Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 31:207-9. 2012
    ..This study draws attention to the fact that multifocal bone marrow uptakes due to a sarcoideal reaction may be a possible cause of false positive results in (18)F-FDG-PET/CT studies in oncology patients...
  22. ncbi Lymph nodal metastases: diagnosis and treatment
    N Di Muzio
    Radiation Therapy, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 56:421-9. 2012
    ..In the present review an analysis of the specific role of choline PET/CT in guiding a specific treatment on lymph nodal site in prostate cancer patients is reported...
  23. ncbi Cost-effectiveness analysis in the clinical management of patients with known or suspected lung cancer: [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose PET and CT comparison
    M Mansueto
    IBFM CNR, University of Milano Bicocca and Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 51:224-34. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi Recurrent hepatoblastoma in orthotopic transplanted liver: detection with FDG positron emission tomography
    S Sironi
    School of Medicine, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:1214-6. 2004
  25. ncbi New perspectives on neurochemical effects of amantadine in the brain of parkinsonian patients: a PET - [(11)C]raclopride study
    R M Moresco
    INB CNR, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
    J Neural Transm 109:1265-74. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi Positive [11C]choline and negative [18F]FDG with positron emission tomography in recurrence of prostate cancer
    M Picchio
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Institute H San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:482-4. 2002
  27. doi Predictive value of pre-therapy (18)F-FDG PET/CT for the outcome of (18)F-FDG PET-guided radiotherapy in patients with head and neck cancer
    M Picchio
    Nuclear Medicine, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 41:21-31. 2014
    ....
  28. ncbi Clinical and diagnostic assessment for therapeutic decisions in prostate cancer
    N M Passoni
    Department of Urology San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 56:321-30. 2012
    ..This review focuses mainly on conventional established imaging techniques, with an eye also to novel approaches that still need to be validated on large patient series...
  29. ncbi PET in psychopharmacology
    R Maria Moresco
    INB CNR, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
    Pharmacol Res 44:151-9. 2001
    ..The aim of this paper is to review the principal strategies and the main results of the use of PET in psychopharmacology...
  30. doi From cancer metabolism to new biomarkers and drug targets
    F Chiaradonna
    Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Biotechnol Adv 30:30-51. 2012
    ..The perspectives offered by specific changes in metabolism for a new drug discovery strategy for cancer are discussed and a survey of the industrial activity already going on in the field is reported...
  31. ncbi Acute effect of 3-(4-acetamido)-butyrril-lorazepam (DDS2700) on brain function assessed by PET at rest and during attentive tasks
    R M Moresco
    INB-CNR, University of Milan-Statale, University of Milan-Bicocca, H. S. Raffaele, Milano, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 22:399-404. 2001
    ..PET assessment by [18F]FDG and water may provide complementary information in pharmacodynamic studies...
  32. ncbi Oestrogen receptors and microsatellite instability in colorectal carcinoma patients
    M Notarnicola
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, IRCCS Scientific Institute for Digestive Diseases S. de Bellis, Via della Resistenza, 70013 (BA, Castellana G, Italy
    Cancer Lett 168:65-70. 2001
    ..MIN was significantly associated with very low levels of oestrogen receptor in tumour tissue. Our findings suggest that MIN-positive tumours might lose a possible oestrogenic modulation mechanism...