Maria Picchio

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Affiliation: San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint (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
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. doi request reprint Role of PET/CT in the clinical management of locally advanced pancreatic cancer
    Maria Picchio
    Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Via Olgettina 60, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 98:643-51. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The role of choline positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the management of patients with prostate-specific antigen progression after radical treatment of prostate cancer
    Maria Picchio
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 59:51-60. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Clinical evidence on PET/CT for radiation therapy planning in prostate cancer
    Maria Picchio
    Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Radiother Oncol 96:347-50. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The role of PET/computed tomography scan in the management of prostate cancer
    Maria Picchio
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 21:230-6. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint 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
  8. doi request reprint High-grade endometrial cancer: value of [(18)F]FDG PET/CT in preoperative staging
    Maria Picchio
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 31:506-12. 2010
  9. doi request reprint [11C]Choline PET/CT detection of bone metastases in patients with PSA progression after primary treatment for prostate cancer: comparison with bone scintigraphy
    Maria Picchio
    Nuclear Medicine Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:13-26. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Pelvic/retroperitoneal salvage lymph node dissection for patients treated with radical prostatectomy with biochemical recurrence and nodal recurrence detected by [11C]choline positron emission tomography/computed tomography
    Patrizio Rigatti
    Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 60:935-43. 2011

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint (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...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Role of PET/CT in the clinical management of locally advanced pancreatic cancer
    Maria Picchio
    Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Via Olgettina 60, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 98:643-51. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint The role of choline positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the management of patients with prostate-specific antigen progression after radical treatment of prostate cancer
    Maria Picchio
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 59:51-60. 2011
    ..However, no final recommendations have been made on the use of this modality for patient management...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical evidence on PET/CT for radiation therapy planning in prostate cancer
    Maria Picchio
    Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Radiother Oncol 96:347-50. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, promising data suggested a potential role of [11C]Choline PET/CT as an image guide tool for the irradiation of prostate cancer relapse...
  6. doi request reprint The role of PET/computed tomography scan in the management of prostate cancer
    Maria Picchio
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 21:230-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate the role of PET/computed tomography (CT) imaging in patients with prostate cancer and to provide clinical recommendations, both in pretreatment and in post-treatment phase...
  7. ncbi request reprint 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..
  8. doi request reprint High-grade endometrial cancer: value of [(18)F]FDG PET/CT in preoperative staging
    Maria Picchio
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 31:506-12. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the value of 2-[F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography ([F]FDG PET/CT) in the primary staging of high-risk endometrial cancer patients...
  9. doi request reprint [11C]Choline PET/CT detection of bone metastases in patients with PSA progression after primary treatment for prostate cancer: comparison with bone scintigraphy
    Maria Picchio
    Nuclear Medicine Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:13-26. 2012
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  10. doi request reprint Pelvic/retroperitoneal salvage lymph node dissection for patients treated with radical prostatectomy with biochemical recurrence and nodal recurrence detected by [11C]choline positron emission tomography/computed tomography
    Patrizio Rigatti
    Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 60:935-43. 2011
    ..The management of patients with clinical recurrence of prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy (RP) remains challenging...
  11. doi request reprint [11C]choline positron emission tomography/computerized tomography to restage prostate cancer cases with biochemical failure after radical prostatectomy and no disease evidence on conventional imaging
    Giampiero Giovacchini
    Center for Molecular Bioimaging, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 184:938-43. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint When to perform bone scan in patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer: external validation of the currently available guidelines and proposal of a novel risk stratification tool
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 57:551-8. 2010
    ..However, the guidelines recommendations have not yet been externally validated...
  13. doi request reprint [(11)C]choline uptake with PET/CT for the initial diagnosis of prostate cancer: relation to PSA levels, tumour stage and anti-androgenic therapy
    Giampiero Giovacchini
    Center for Molecular Bioimaging, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:1065-73. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in glucose metabolism during and after radiotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer
    Giampiero Giovacchini
    University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 95:177-84. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess with positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) and [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose changes in glucose metabolism during and after radiotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer patients...
  15. doi request reprint PSA doubling time for prediction of [(11)C]choline PET/CT findings in prostate cancer patients with biochemical failure after radical prostatectomy
    Giampiero Giovacchini
    Center for Molecular Bioimaging, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:1106-16. 2010
    ..This study compared PSA levels and PSA doubling time (PSADT) to predict [(11)C]choline PET/CT findings...
  16. ncbi request reprint Detection of lymph-node metastases with integrated [11C]choline PET/CT in patients with PSA failure after radical retropubic prostatectomy: results confirmed by open pelvic-retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy
    Vincenzo Scattoni
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 52:423-9. 2007
    ..To prospectively evaluate the accuracy of integrated [(11)C]choline-PET/CT in the diagnosis of lymph-node recurrence in prostate cancer patients with biochemical failure after surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Post-therapy surveillance of patients with uterine cancers: value of integrated FDG PET/CT in the detection of recurrence
    Sandro Sironi
    School of Medicine, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 34:472-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively determine the diagnostic accuracy of PET/CT in the detection of recurrence in patients with treated uterine cancers...
  18. doi request reprint Fluorodeoxyglucose uptake measured by positron emission tomography and standardized uptake value predicts long-term survival of CT screening detected lung cancer in heavy smokers
    Ugo Pastorino
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 4:1352-6. 2009
    ..Purpose of this study is to clarify whether standardized uptake value (SUV) can predict clinical outcome of computed tomography (CT) screening detected lung cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Role of the integrated FDG PET/CT in the surgical management of patients with high risk clinical early stage endometrial cancer: detection of pelvic nodal metastases
    Mauro Signorelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 115:231-5. 2009
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  20. doi request reprint C-11 choline versus F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose for imaging meningiomas: an initial experience
    Giampiero Giovacchini
    Center for Molecular Bioimaging, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 34:7-10. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare C-11 choline and F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (F-18 FDG) uptake in meningiomas and relate these findings to the histopathological analysis...
  21. ncbi request reprint [11C]choline-PET-guided helical tomotherapy and estramustine in a patient with pelvic-recurrent prostate cancer: local control and toxicity profile after 24 months
    Filippo Alongi
    Radiotherapy Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 96:613-7. 2010
    ..A disease-free survival of 24 months, in the absence of any type of systemic therapy, is uncommon in metastatic prostate cancer. The therapeutic approach of the case report is discussed and a literature review on the issue is presented...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lymph node metastasis in patients with clinical early-stage cervical cancer: detection with integrated FDG PET/CT
    Sandro Sironi
    School of Medicine, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Radiology 238:272-9. 2006
    ..To prospectively determine the accuracy of combination positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET/CT) in lymph node staging in patients with early-stage cervical cancer, with histopathologic results as the reference standard...
  23. doi request reprint Incidental finding of parathyroid adenoma with 11C-choline PET/CT
    Paola Mapelli
    Centre of Molecular Bioimaging, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 37:593-5. 2012
    ..The finding was suggestive for a parathyroid adenoma on subsequent ultrasound, then finally confirmed by parathyroid scintigraphy and histopathological analysis performed after hemithyroidectomy...
  24. doi request reprint Preoperative staging of cervical cancer: is 18-FDG-PET/CT really effective in patients with early stage disease?
    Mauro Signorelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 123:236-40. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (18F-FDG-PET/CT) in the detection of nodal metastases...
  25. ncbi request reprint PET/CT and breast cancer
    Barbara Zangheri
    IBFM CNR, University of Milano Bicocca, San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:S135-42. 2004
    ..In addition, the possible role of PET/CT for radiotherapy planning is evaluated...
  26. ncbi request reprint Value of integrated PET/CT for lesion localisation in cancer patients: a comparative study
    Ettore Pelosi
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Institute H S Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:932-9. 2004
    ..In cancer patients, PET/CT shows higher diagnostic accuracy for lesion localisation than PET plus morphological imaging studies performed independently. This result does not seem to be affected by the type of tracer used...
  27. ncbi request reprint Integrated FDG PET/CT in patients with persistent ovarian cancer: correlation with histologic findings
    Sandro Sironi
    School of Medicine, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy Institute for Molecular Imaging and Physiology of the National Research Council of Italy, Milan
    Radiology 233:433-40. 2004
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  28. doi request reprint Detection and compensation of organ/lesion motion using 4D-PET/CT respiratory gated acquisition techniques
    Valentino Bettinardi
    Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Radiother Oncol 96:311-6. 2010
    ..To describe the degradation effects produced by respiratory organ and lesion motion on PET/CT images and to define the role of respiratory gated (RG) 4D-PET/CT techniques to compensate for such effects...
  29. doi request reprint Characterization of preclinical models of prostate cancer using PET-based molecular imaging
    Sara Belloli
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1245-55. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to validate PET imaging as a reliable tool for in vivo assessment of disease biology and progression in TRAMP mice using radioligands routinely applied in clinical practice: [(18)F]FDG and [(11)C]choline...
  30. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of 18F-FDG PET/CT in characterizing ovarian lesions and staging ovarian cancer: correlation with transvaginal ultrasonography, computed tomography, and histology
    Paolo Castellucci
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 28:589-95. 2007
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Utility of [11C]choline PET/CT in guiding lesion-targeted salvage therapies in patients with prostate cancer recurrence localized to a single lymph node at imaging: results from a pathologically validated series
    Niccolò M Passoni
    Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Urol Oncol 32:38.e9-16. 2014
    ..We assessed its validity in detecting a single positive LN at pathologic examination in regard to an increasing interest in lesion-targeted salvage therapies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Is 11C-choline the most appropriate tracer for prostate cancer? For
    Ferruccio Fazio
    IBFM CNR, University of Milano Bicocca, San Raffaele Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:753-6. 2004
  33. doi request reprint 11C-choline PET/CT and PSA kinetics
    Paolo Castellucci
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:S36-40. 2013
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  34. doi request reprint Role of 18F-choline PET/CT in biochemically relapsed prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy: correlation with trigger PSA, PSA velocity, PSA doubling time, and metastatic distribution
    Maria Cristina Marzola
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, PET CT Center, Medical Physics Unit, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Rovigo, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 38:e26-32. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of ¹⁸F-choline PET/CT (18FCH-PET/CT) in restaging patients previously treated by radical prostatectomy for a prostate cancer, presenting with biochemical relapse during follow-up (FU)...
  35. doi request reprint Respiratory gated PET/CT in a European multicentre retrospective study: added diagnostic value in detection and characterization of lung lesions
    Luca Guerra
    Nuclear Medicine, San Gerardo Hospital, Via Pergolesi 33, 20900 Monza, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:1381-90. 2012
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  36. ncbi request reprint Bone metastases are infrequent in patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer: analysis of their clinical and pathologic features
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Scientific Institute San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Urology 68:362-6. 2006
    ..To investigate the clinical and pathologic characteristics of patients with bone metastases identified at the time of newly diagnosed prostate carcinoma at biopsy...
  37. doi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen velocity versus prostate-specific antigen doubling time for prediction of 11C choline PET/CT in prostate cancer patients with biochemical failure after radical prostatectomy
    Giampiero Giovacchini
    Center for Molecular Bioimaging, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 37:325-31. 2012
    ..This study compared PSA velocity (PSAV) and PSADT to predict 11C choline PET/CT findings...
  38. ncbi request reprint Value of 11C-choline PET and contrast-enhanced CT for staging of bladder cancer: correlation with histopathologic findings
    Maria Picchio
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, IBFM CNR, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Nucl Med 47:938-44. 2006
    ..This study was performed to compare the diagnostic accuracies of contrast-enhanced CT and PET with (11)C-choline for the staging of urothelial bladder cancer...
  39. doi request reprint Imaging of a thymoma incidentally detected by C-11 choline PET/CT
    Federico Fallanca
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 36:134-5. 2011
    ..Although rare, thymoma has to be considered as differential diagnosis in case of mediastinal masses presenting C-11 choline PET/CT positive findings, to avoid inappropriate patient management...
  40. doi request reprint Comparison of 18F-fluoroazomycin-arabinofuranoside and 64Cu-diacetyl-bis(N4-methylthiosemicarbazone) in preclinical models of cancer
    Silvia Valtorta
    IBFM CNR, Segrate, Milan, Italy
    J Nucl Med 54:1106-12. 2013
    ..We set out to evaluate the kinetics of (64)Cu-ATSM distribution in different cancer models, using (18)F-FAZA as the gold standard...
  41. doi request reprint Motion management in positron emission tomography/computed tomography for radiation treatment planning
    Valentino Bettinardi
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Segrate, Milan, Italy
    Semin Nucl Med 42:289-307. 2012
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  42. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of (99m)tc-tetrofosmin reverse perfusion pattern in patients with myocardial infarction and angiographically smooth coronary arteries
    Gabriele Fragasso
    Division of Cardiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Istituto Scientifico Università H San Raffaele, Milano, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 18:31-40. 2002
    ..There are no published data in the literature on the scintigraphic perfusion pattern in patients with myocardial infarction (MI) and normal coronary arteries (NCA)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Early lung-cancer detection with spiral CT and positron emission tomography in heavy smokers: 2-year results
    Ugo Pastorino
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Lancet 362:593-7. 2003
    ..We investigated the efficacy of repeated yearly spiral CT and selective use of positron emission tomography (PET) in a large cohort of high-risk volunteers...
  44. pmc Clinical Indications of C-Choline PET/CT in Prostate Cancer Patients with Biochemical Relapse
    Maria Picchio
    1 Nuclear Medicine Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy Institute for Bioimaging and Molecular Physiology, National Research Council IBFM CNR, Milan, Italy
    Theranostics 2:313-7. 2012
    ....