Sofia Asioli

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Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinoma with hobnail features: histopathologic criteria to predict aggressive behavior
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Turin, 10126 Italy
    Hum Pathol 44:320-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Expression of p63 is the sole independent marker of aggressiveness in localised (stage I-II) Merkel cell carcinomas
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Mod Pathol 24:1451-61. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Emerin immunohistochemistry reveals diagnostic features of nuclear membrane arrangement in thyroid lesions
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Oncology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Histopathology 54:571-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The pre-lymphatic pathway, the rooths of the lymphatic system in breast tissue: a 3D study
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Virchows Arch 453:401-6. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Merits of the PMiT (papillary microtumor) terminology in the definition of a subset of incidental papillary microcarcinomas of the thyroid
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Oncology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 17:378-83. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Cytological detection of papillary thyroid carcinomas by nuclear membrane decoration with emerin staining
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Virchows Arch 457:43-51. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Poorly differentiated carcinoma of the thyroid: validation of the Turin proposal and analysis of IMP3 expression
    Sofia Asioli
    Division of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Mod Pathol 23:1269-78. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint p63 expression as a new prognostic marker in Merkel cell carcinoma
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Turin, Italy
    Cancer 110:640-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint "Benign" metastatic meningioma: clinico-pathological analysis of one case metastasising to the lung and overview on the concepts of either primitive or metastatic meningiomas of the lung
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, 10100, Turin, Italy
    Virchows Arch 450:591-4. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Clinical significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in lung neoplasms
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:365-71; discussion 371-2. 2009

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinoma with hobnail features: histopathologic criteria to predict aggressive behavior
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Turin, 10126 Italy
    Hum Pathol 44:320-8. 2013
    ..Tumors with more than 30% hobnail/micropapillary features were often very aggressive, although 2 patients with tumors with 10% hobnail/micropapillary features also had poor outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Expression of p63 is the sole independent marker of aggressiveness in localised (stage I-II) Merkel cell carcinomas
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Mod Pathol 24:1451-61. 2011
    ..0001). The present data indicate that p63 expression is associated with a worse prognosis in patients with Merkel cell carcinoma, and in localised tumours it represents the single independent predictor of clinical evolution...
  3. doi request reprint Emerin immunohistochemistry reveals diagnostic features of nuclear membrane arrangement in thyroid lesions
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Oncology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Histopathology 54:571-9. 2009
    ..The aim was to focus on the immunohistochemistry of emerin, a protein of the NM whose decoration best demarcates the nuclear shape...
  4. doi request reprint The pre-lymphatic pathway, the rooths of the lymphatic system in breast tissue: a 3D study
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Virchows Arch 453:401-6. 2008
    ..The present findings suggest that the existence of pre-lymphatics has to be taken in consideration in the intramammary spread of malignant tumours...
  5. doi request reprint Merits of the PMiT (papillary microtumor) terminology in the definition of a subset of incidental papillary microcarcinomas of the thyroid
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Oncology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 17:378-83. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Cytological detection of papillary thyroid carcinomas by nuclear membrane decoration with emerin staining
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Virchows Arch 457:43-51. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Poorly differentiated carcinoma of the thyroid: validation of the Turin proposal and analysis of IMP3 expression
    Sofia Asioli
    Division of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Mod Pathol 23:1269-78. 2010
    ..Expression of IMP3 appears to be an adverse prognostic factor for poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma...
  8. ncbi request reprint p63 expression as a new prognostic marker in Merkel cell carcinoma
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Turin, Italy
    Cancer 110:640-7. 2007
    ..Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an aggressive neuroendocrine skin tumor, mostly affecting elderly individuals. The histogenesis of this rare tumor as well as its prognostic criteria are a matter of dispute...
  9. ncbi request reprint "Benign" metastatic meningioma: clinico-pathological analysis of one case metastasising to the lung and overview on the concepts of either primitive or metastatic meningiomas of the lung
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, 10100, Turin, Italy
    Virchows Arch 450:591-4. 2007
    ..They represent a typical example of "benign" tumours that may implant to the lung similar to other tumours, definitely considered benign but reported to rarely present unusual secondary localization...
  10. doi request reprint Clinical significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in lung neoplasms
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:365-71; discussion 371-2. 2009
    ..We examined prevalence, correlations, and prognostic significance of TIL among our patient population of resected lung neoplasms...
  11. doi request reprint Histone deacetylase inhibition modulates E-cadherin expression and suppresses migration and invasion of anaplastic thyroid cancer cells
    Maria Graziella Catalano
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, 10126 Torino, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E1150-9. 2012
    ..Epigenetic silencing is considered one of the leading mechanisms of E-cadherin impairment, which causes the acquisition of the invasive and metastatic phenotype of anaplastic thyroid cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Significance of the presence of microscopic vascular invasion after complete resection of Stage I-II pT1-T2N0 non-small cell lung cancer and its relation with T-Size categories: did the 2009 7th edition of the TNM staging system miss something?
    Enrico Ruffini
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 6:319-26. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Solid cell nests in Hashimoto's thyroiditis sharing features with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Endocr Pathol 20:197-203. 2009
    ..These histological and immunophenotypic features can be used to distinguish SCN from papillary thyroid microcarcinomas associated with Hashimoto's thyroiditis...
  14. doi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinoma with prominent hobnail features: a new aggressive variant of moderately differentiated papillary carcinoma. A clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular study of eight cases
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 34:44-52. 2010
    ..Two patients are alive without disease after 120 and 236 months. PTC with a prominent hobnail pattern is a moderately differentiated PTC variant with aggressive clinical behavior and significant mortality...
  15. doi request reprint Cytomorphologic and molecular features of hobnail variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: Case series and literature review
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, Torino, Italy
    Diagn Cytopathol 42:78-84. 2014
    ..Recognizing the unique cytological features of HPTC should help to avoid misdiagnosis of this rare variant. Diagn. Cytopathol. 2014;42:78-84. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  16. doi request reprint Histone deacetylase inhibition affects sodium iodide symporter expression and induces 131I cytotoxicity in anaplastic thyroid cancer cells
    Mariateresa Pugliese
    Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Thyroid 23:838-46. 2013
    ..Histone deacetylase inhibitors have been demonstrated as potent anticancer drugs with several different effects on cell viability and differentiation...
  17. doi request reprint Tumor staging but not grading is associated with adverse clinical outcome in neuroendocrine tumors of the appendix: a retrospective clinical pathologic analysis of 138 cases
    Marco Volante
    Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin at San Luigi Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 37:606-12. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Approaching heterogeneity of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 in surgical specimens of gastric cancer
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Turin, and Onco Haematological Department, Oncology Unit, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Hum Pathol 43:2070-9. 2012
    ..57). In conclusion, testing more than 1 tissue block of cancer from specimens of gastric resection provides a more reliable human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 assessment regardless of the antibody used...
  19. doi request reprint Radical resection of a giant, invasive and symptomatic malignant Solitary Fibrous Tumour (SFT) of the pleura
    Pier Luigi Filosso
    University of Torino Italy, Department of Thoracic Surgery, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Via Genova, 3, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Lung Cancer 64:117-20. 2009
    ..The case of a giant, invasive, radically resected malignant SFT, is described. The role of postoperative radiotherapy, to reduce the risk of recurrence, is also discussed...
  20. doi request reprint Metastasis of malignant peritoneal epithelioid mesothelioma in endoscopic gastric biopsy: a diagnostic pitfall
    Lorenzo Daniele
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 19:217-9. 2011
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  21. doi request reprint Diagnosis of biliary tract lesions by histological sectioning of brush bristles as alternative to cytological smearing
    Sofia Asioli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1274-81. 2008
    ..To increase the diagnostic potential of endoscopic biliary tract brushing, we devised an approach alternative to cytological smearing, leading to the preoperative histological examination of the collected material...
  22. ncbi request reprint Intrathoracic splenosis: a case report and an update of invasive and noninvasive diagnostic techniques
    Enrico Ruffini
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1594-5. 2007
  23. pmc A complex of α6 integrin and E-cadherin drives liver metastasis of colorectal cancer cells through hepatic angiopoietin-like 6
    Serena Marchio
    Department of Oncology, University of Turin, Candiolo, Italy
    EMBO Mol Med 4:1156-75. 2012
    ..Consistently, we show that high amounts of coexpressed α(6) integrin and E-cadherin in primary tumours represent a poor prognostic factor for patients with advanced CRC...
  24. doi request reprint Characterization of neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas by real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction. A methodological approach
    Laura Annaratone
    Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Endocr Pathol 24:83-91. 2013
    ..Thus, the results of the RT-qPCR procedure might offer an objective basis for therapeutic choices...
  25. pmc Endoscopic Saphenous harvesting with an Open CO2 System (ESOS) trial for coronary artery bypass grafting surgery: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Antonio Campanella
    Thoracic and Cardiovascular Department, Division of Cardiac Surgery, San Giovanni Battista of Turin Hospital, University of Turin, Corso Bramante 84, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Trials 12:243. 2011
    ..However, to date the short and the long-term benefits of the endoscopic technique remain controversial. This study provides an interesting opportunity to address this gap in the literature...
  26. ncbi request reprint Goblet cell carcinoids and other mixed neuroendocrine/nonneuroendocrine neoplasms
    Marco Volante
    Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin and San Luigi Hospital, Regione Gonzole10, 10043, Orbassano, Torino, Italy
    Virchows Arch 451:S61-9. 2007
    ..Moreover, molecular and clinical aspects, which might help to understand their possible histogenesis and biological behavior, will be reviewed...
  27. doi request reprint Teratocarcinoma-derived growth factor-1 is upregulated in aldosterone-producing adenomas and increases aldosterone secretion and inhibits apoptosis in vitro
    Tracy A Williams
    Department of Medicine and Experimental Oncology, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Hypertension 55:1468-75. 2010
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  28. doi request reprint Cytotoxic activity of the histone deacetylase inhibitor panobinostat (LBH589) in anaplastic thyroid cancer in vitro and in vivo
    Maria Graziella Catalano
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Torino, Italy
    Int J Cancer 130:694-704. 2012
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Localised pleural malignant mesothelioma. Report of two cases simulating pulmonary carcinoma and review of the literature
    Sofia Asioli
    Section of Anatomic Pathology M Malpighi Department of Oncologic Sciences, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Via Altura 3, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 445:206-9. 2004
    ..To describe two cases of localised malignant mesothelioma with a predominantly intrapulmonary growth which led to a pre-operative diagnosis of pulmonary carcinoma...
  30. ncbi request reprint Crooke's hyalinization in silent corticotroph adenoma: report of two cases
    Federico Roncaroli
    Department of Oncology, Service of Anatomic and Cytopathology, Institute of Anatomic and Cytopathology, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Endocr Pathol 13:245-9. 2002
    ..This fact suggests that receptor overexpression or lack of receptor downregulation may result in hypersensitivity of neoplastic Crooke's cells to physiologic cortisol plasma levels...
  31. ncbi request reprint Genetic relationship among atypical adenomatous hyperplasia, bronchioloalveolar carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the lung
    Luca Morandi
    Department of Oncology, Section of Anatomic Pathology M Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Via Altura no 3, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Lung Cancer 56:35-42. 2007
    ..Less frequently AAH foci could represent an early spread of cells from the main tumor, rather than a precursor lesion...
  32. ncbi request reprint Primary neuroendocrine (Merkel cell) carcinoma of the nipple
    Sofia Asioli
    Virchows Arch 440:443-4. 2002