Fulvio Stacul

Summary

Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint 64-Slice CT urography: 30 months of clinical experience
    P Martingano
    UCO di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 115:920-35. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Strategies to reduce the risk of contrast-induced nephropathy
    Fulvio Stacul
    Department of Radiology, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 98:59K-77K. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The radiologist and the cytologist in diagnosing thyroid nodules: results of cooperation
    F Stacul
    UCO di Radiologia, Universita di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 449, I 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 112:597-602. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint US, colour-Doppler US and fine-needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis of thyroid nodules
    F Stacul
    UCO di Radiologia, Universita di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 449, I 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 112:751-62. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Renal artery stenosis: comparative evaluation of gadolinium-enhanced MRA and DSA
    F Stacul
    U C O di Radiologia, Universita degli Studi, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 113:529-46. 2008
  6. doi request reprint 64-Slice CT coronary angiography versus conventional coronary angiography: activity-based cost analysis
    F Stacul
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Universita degli Studi, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 114:239-52. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint MR angiography versus intra-arterial digital subtraction angiography of the lower extremities: activity-based cost analysis
    F Stacul
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Radiologia, Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 447, I1 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 111:73-84. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Reducing the risks for contrast-induced nephropathy
    Fulvio Stacul
    University of Trieste, Department of Radiology, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:S12-8. 2005
  9. doi request reprint CT urography: the end of IVU?
    F Stacul
    U C O di Radiologia, Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume, 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 113:658-69. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of diagnostic performance of unenhanced vs SonoVue - enhanced ultrasonography in focal liver lesions characterization. The experience of three Italian centers
    Emilio Quaia
    Istituto di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Universita degli Studi, Trieste
    Radiol Med 108:71-81. 2004

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint 64-Slice CT urography: 30 months of clinical experience
    P Martingano
    UCO di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 115:920-35. 2010
    ..This study sought to assess the diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomography urography (CTU) in evaluation of the urinary tract...
  2. ncbi request reprint Strategies to reduce the risk of contrast-induced nephropathy
    Fulvio Stacul
    Department of Radiology, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 98:59K-77K. 2006
    ..Use of furosemide, mannitol, or an endothelin receptor antagonist is potentially detrimental. Nephrotoxic drugs should be withdrawn before contrast administration in patients at risk for CIN...
  3. ncbi request reprint The radiologist and the cytologist in diagnosing thyroid nodules: results of cooperation
    F Stacul
    UCO di Radiologia, Universita di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 449, I 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 112:597-602. 2007
    ..This study was done to evaluate the effectiveness of cooperation between the radiologist and the cytopathologist in ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of thyroid nodules...
  4. ncbi request reprint US, colour-Doppler US and fine-needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis of thyroid nodules
    F Stacul
    UCO di Radiologia, Universita di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 449, I 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 112:751-62. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to correlate the diagnosis of benign or malignant thyroid nodules obtained with grey-scale ultrasound (US) and colour-Doppler US with the cytological findings after US-guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA)...
  5. doi request reprint Renal artery stenosis: comparative evaluation of gadolinium-enhanced MRA and DSA
    F Stacul
    U C O di Radiologia, Universita degli Studi, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 113:529-46. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the accuracy of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (CE-MRA) in detecting renal artery stenosis using intra-arterial digital subtraction angiography (DSA) as the gold standard...
  6. doi request reprint 64-Slice CT coronary angiography versus conventional coronary angiography: activity-based cost analysis
    F Stacul
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Universita degli Studi, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 114:239-52. 2009
    ..This study was done to analyse the costs of 64-slice computed tomography (CT) coronary angiography and conventional coronary angiography and determine the cost-effectiveness of the two modalities...
  7. ncbi request reprint MR angiography versus intra-arterial digital subtraction angiography of the lower extremities: activity-based cost analysis
    F Stacul
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Radiologia, Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 447, I1 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 111:73-84. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the costs pertaining to the radiology department of magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) and intra-arterial digital subtraction angiography (DSA) in the evaluation of arterial disease of the lower limbs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reducing the risks for contrast-induced nephropathy
    Fulvio Stacul
    University of Trieste, Department of Radiology, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:S12-8. 2005
    ..Controversies still exist on the possible effectiveness of theophylline and N-acetylcysteine. Simple strategies for the prevention of CIN in at-risk patients are reviewed and unproven interventions are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint CT urography: the end of IVU?
    F Stacul
    U C O di Radiologia, Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume, 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 113:658-69. 2008
    ..Our analysis indicates that IVU will definitely lose any residual role it may still have. In our department, the last urographic procedure was performed in May 2006...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of diagnostic performance of unenhanced vs SonoVue - enhanced ultrasonography in focal liver lesions characterization. The experience of three Italian centers
    Emilio Quaia
    Istituto di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Universita degli Studi, Trieste
    Radiol Med 108:71-81. 2004
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic performance of contrast-enhanced US with SonoVue (Bracco, Milan, Italy) compared to baseline US in focal hepatic lesions characterization...
  11. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance urography vs computed tomography urography in the evaluation of patients with haematuria
    Paola Martingano
    U C O di Radiologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche, Tecnologiche e Traslazionali, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34100, Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 118:1184-98. 2013
    ..direct comparison the image quality of magnetic resonance urography (MRU) and computed tomography urography (CTU) and to assess the diagnostic confidence of the two techniques in detecting urothelial malignancy in patients with haematuria..
  12. ncbi request reprint [MR cholangiopancreatography: comparison of 2D single-shot fast spin-echo and 3D fast spin-echo sequences]
    Maria Cova
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Radiologia, Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Trieste
    Radiol Med 106:178-90. 2003
    ..To compare 2D single-shot Fast Spin-Echo (FSE) and two 3D FSE MR cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) sequences with different slice thickness in the evaluation of normal and abnormal biliary and pancreatic duct systems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Contrast media induced nephrotoxicity: problems in clinical practice
    Fulvio Stacul
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 105:36-41. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint [Contribution of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography to the diagnosis of biliary tract disease]
    Loretta Calderan
    UCO di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Universita degli Studi di Trieste
    Chir Ital 58:151-62. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Radiological contrast media in the breastfeeding woman: a position paper of the Italian Society of Radiology (SIRM), the Italian Society of Paediatrics (SIP), the Italian Society of Neonatology (SIN) and the Task Force on Breastfeeding, Ministry of Health
    Maria Assunta Cova
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 24:2012-22. 2014
    ..Therefore, we performed this review to provide health professionals with basic knowledge and skills for appropriate use of contrast media...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Problems with injectable contrast media in the elderly]
    Fulvio Stacul
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Universita degli Studi, Trieste
    Radiol Med 106:86-7. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison between the efficacy of dimeric and monomeric non-ionic contrast media (iodixanol vs iopromide) in urography in patients with macroscopic haematuria
    F Stacul
    Department of Radiology, University of Trieste, Cattinara Hospital, Strada di Fiume, 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 13:810-4. 2003
    ..The results confirmed theoretical expectations. The higher opacification provided by iodixanol allowed better results and a higher diagnostic confidence in the upper excretory pathway...
  18. ncbi request reprint Characterization of focal liver lesions with pulse inversion harmonic imaging (PIHI) using a second generation US contrast agent
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Italy
    Acad Radiol 9:S376-9. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Current iodinated contrast media
    F Stacul
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, Strada di Fiume, 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 11:690-7. 2001
    ..The relative merits of nonionic monomers and nonionic dimers are a matter for debate, and criteria for a selective use of different agents for different procedures could be discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Ultrasonography plus direct radiography of the abdomen in the diagnosis of renal colic: still a valid approach?]
    L Dalla Palma
    UCO di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Universita degli Studi, Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 102:222-5. 2001
    ..The authors analyze whether the imaging approach consisting of ultrasonography and plain film in patients with renal colic is still of value when urography is replaced by unenhanced helical CT (UHCT) in unsolved cases...
  21. ncbi request reprint Present-day imaging of patients with renal colic
    L Dalla Palma
    Department of Radiology, University of Trieste, Hospital Cattinara, Italy
    Eur Radiol 11:4-17. 2001
    ..Helical CT should be the first choice in imaging a patient with renal colic. If this technique is not available, plain film and ultrasonography should be considered adding urography in unresolved cases...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk prediction of contrast-induced nephropathy
    Peter A McCullough
    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:27K-36K. 2006
    ..These schemes are potentially valuable, but at present the most practical approach to risk prediction is based on a simple model incorporating renal function and diabetes mellitus...
  23. ncbi request reprint High-risk situations and procedures
    Christoph R Becker
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 98:37K-41K. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Baseline renal function screening
    Norbert Lameire
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 98:21K-26K. 2006
    ..In emergency situations, where the benefit of very early imaging outweighs the risk of waiting, the CIN Consensus Working Panel agreed that the procedure can be performed without assessment of renal function...
  25. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and prognostic implications of contrast-induced nephropathy
    Peter A McCullough
    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:5K-13K. 2006
    ..In a small proportion of patients, CIN is severe enough to require dialysis, and these patients have a particularly poor prognosis. Many of the risk markers for CIN are also predictive of a worse prognosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of the renal safety of isosmolar iodixanol compared with low-osmolar contrast media
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:692-9. 2006
    ..We sought to compare the nephrotoxicity of isosmolar contrast medium (IOCM) iodixanol with low-osmolar contrast media (LOCM) and to identify predictors of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Late adverse reactions to intravascular iodinated contrast media
    Judith A W Webb
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London EC1A 7BE, UK
    Eur Radiol 13:181-4. 2003
    ..Most skin reactions are self-limiting and resolve within a week. Management is symptomatic and similar to the management of other drug-induced skin reactions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of iodinated contrast media on blood and endothelium
    Peter Aspelin
    Division of Radiology, Centre for Surgical Sciences, Karolinska Institute Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Radiol 16:1041-9. 2006
    ..Drugs and interventional devices that decrease the risk of thromboembolic complications during interventional procedures minimize the importance of the effects of contrast media...
  29. doi request reprint Reducing the risk of iodine-based and MRI contrast media administration: recommendation for a questionnaire at the time of booking
    Sameh K Morcos
    Department of Diagn Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, United Kingdom
    Eur J Radiol 66:225-9. 2008
    ..The questionnaire should be completed by the referring physician when the examination is requested...
  30. ncbi request reprint Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (CIN) Consensus Working Panel: executive summary
    Peter A McCullough
    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 7:177-97. 2006
    ..In this executive summary, consensus statements and an algorithm for the risk stratification and management of CIN are presented...
  31. ncbi request reprint Contrast medium use
    Charles Davidson
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:42K-58K. 2006
    ..However, in patients at high risk, such as those with CKD and diabetes, even small volumes of contrast medium can have adverse effects on renal function...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of contrast-induced nephropathy
    James Tumlin
    Southeast Renal Research Institute SERRI, Charlotte, North Carolina 28028, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:14K-20K. 2006
    ..These effects, coupled with direct tubular toxicity of contrast media, lead to overt acute tubular necrosis and the syndrome of CIN...