Gianfranco Cervellin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Parma
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Regional short-term climate variations influence on the number of visits for renal colic in a large urban Emergency Department: results of a 7-year survey
    Gianfranco Cervellin
    U O Pronto Soccorso e Medicina d Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Via Gramsci 14, 43126, Parma, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 6:141-7. 2011
  2. doi request reprint From music-beat to heart-beat: a journey in the complex interactions between music, brain and heart
    Gianfranco Cervellin
    U O Pronto Soccorso e Medicina d Urgenza, Dipartimento di Emergenza Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 22:371-4. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Accidental mushroom poisoning mimicking stroke. A case report and literature review
    Ivan Comelli
    Emergency Department, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 84:229-33. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Abdominal Mondor's disease presenting as acute abdominal pain
    Gianfranco Cervellin
    Academic Hospital of Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 84:155-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Mean temperature and humidity variations, along with patient age, predict the number of visits for renal colic in a large urban Emergency Department: results of a 9-year survey
    G Cervellin
    U O Pronto Soccorso e Medicina d Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 2:31-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Prevention of hemolysis in blood samples collected from intravenous catheters
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Academic Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Clin Biochem 46:561-4. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Glycogen phosphorylase isoenzyme BB in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Unità Operativa Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Biochem Med (Zagreb) 23:78-82. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of sample hemolysis in blood collected by S-Monovette using vacuum or aspiration mode
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O di Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Biochem Med (Zagreb) 23:64-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Critical review and meta-analysis on the combination of heart-type fatty acid binding protein (H-FABP) and troponin for early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Unità Operativa di Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Clin Biochem 46:26-30. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Highly sensitive troponin immunoassays: navigating between the scylla and charybdis
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Adv Clin Chem 58:1-29. 2012

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Regional short-term climate variations influence on the number of visits for renal colic in a large urban Emergency Department: results of a 7-year survey
    Gianfranco Cervellin
    U O Pronto Soccorso e Medicina d Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Via Gramsci 14, 43126, Parma, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 6:141-7. 2011
    ..This process might trigger a sudden growth of the stone and, finally, the resulting clinical episode...
  2. doi request reprint From music-beat to heart-beat: a journey in the complex interactions between music, brain and heart
    Gianfranco Cervellin
    U O Pronto Soccorso e Medicina d Urgenza, Dipartimento di Emergenza Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 22:371-4. 2011
    ..The aim of this article is to review the current scientific evidences about the complex and multifaceted interactions between music and human biology...
  3. ncbi request reprint Accidental mushroom poisoning mimicking stroke. A case report and literature review
    Ivan Comelli
    Emergency Department, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 84:229-33. 2013
    ..After observation and oral rehydration, the patient was discharged. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Abdominal Mondor's disease presenting as acute abdominal pain
    Gianfranco Cervellin
    Academic Hospital of Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 84:155-8. 2013
    ..Complete thrombophilia screening was negative. The patient was discharged with warfarin therapy 48 hours from admission. At 30 days follow-up, the patient self-reported a nearly complete recovery. ..
  5. doi request reprint Mean temperature and humidity variations, along with patient age, predict the number of visits for renal colic in a large urban Emergency Department: results of a 9-year survey
    G Cervellin
    U O Pronto Soccorso e Medicina d Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 2:31-8. 2012
    ..Accordingly, peaks in Emergency Department (ED) visits for renal colic are commonplace during the summer...
  6. doi request reprint Prevention of hemolysis in blood samples collected from intravenous catheters
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Academic Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Clin Biochem 46:561-4. 2013
    ..We planned a prospective, randomized study to establish whether hemolysis in samples drawn from intravenous catheters may be reduced using S-Monovette® tubes collected by manual aspiration as compared with standard vacuum tubes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Glycogen phosphorylase isoenzyme BB in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Unità Operativa Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Biochem Med (Zagreb) 23:78-82. 2013
    ..Among innovative and promising biomarkers, the recent interest raised on glycogen phosphorylase isoenzyme BB (GPBB) has prompted us to perform a meta-analysis of published studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of sample hemolysis in blood collected by S-Monovette using vacuum or aspiration mode
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O di Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Biochem Med (Zagreb) 23:64-9. 2013
    ..This study was aimed to compare the probability of hemolysis by drawing blood with a commercial evacuated blood collection tube, and S-Monovette used either in the "vacuum" or "aspiration" mode...
  9. doi request reprint Critical review and meta-analysis on the combination of heart-type fatty acid binding protein (H-FABP) and troponin for early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Unità Operativa di Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Clin Biochem 46:26-30. 2013
    ..Further studies are needed to assess the diagnostic effectiveness of combining H-FABP with a high-sensitivity troponin immunoassay...
  10. ncbi request reprint Highly sensitive troponin immunoassays: navigating between the scylla and charybdis
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Adv Clin Chem 58:1-29. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Degradation of troponin I in serum or plasma: mechanisms, and analytical and clinical implications
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 38:222-9. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Reduction of gross hemolysis in catheter-drawn blood using Greiner Holdex tube holder
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, Academic Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Biochem Med (Zagreb) 23:303-7. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint Influence of hemolysis on troponin testing: studies on Beckman Coulter UniCel Dxl 800 Accu-TnI and overview of the literature
    Giuseppe Lippi
    UO Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:2097-100. 2011
    ..Hemolyzed specimens are the leading pre-analytical problem in the laboratory practice, and exert a negative impact on test results. We assessed the reliability of Beckman Coulter UniCel Dxl 800 Accu-TnI testing on hemolyzed specimens...
  14. ncbi request reprint Non-commutability of results of highly sensitive troponin I and T immunoassays
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O di Diagnostica Ematochimica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Biochem Med (Zagreb) 22:127-9. 2012
    ..However, no information is available on the commutability of results between the novel highly-sensitive (HS) troponin T (TnT) and I (TnI) immunoassays...
  15. doi request reprint Interference from heterophilic antibodies in troponin testing. Case report and systematic review of the literature
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Academic Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Chim Acta 426:79-84. 2013
    ..As a simple alternative, measurement of serial dilutions of suspected samples usually shows nonlinearity of test results in the presence of heterophilic antibodies. ..
  16. doi request reprint Evaluation of NGAL Test™, a fully-automated neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) immunoassay on Beckman Coulter AU 5822
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 50:1581-4. 2012
    ..The neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin (NGAL) has been identified as the most promising biomarker of acute kidney injury (AKI). This study was aimed to evaluate a NGAL immunoassay on Beckman Coulter AU 5822...
  17. ncbi request reprint Biochemical and genetic markers of erectile dysfunction
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O di Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologiae Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Adv Clin Chem 57:139-62. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, further research in this area should be encouraged, since the first promising evidence that gene therapy might be effective to restore the decline in ED has been provided in the animal model...
  18. doi request reprint Serum levels of protein S100B predict intracranial lesions in mild head injury
    Gianfranco Cervellin
    U O Pronto Soccorso e Medicina d Urgenza, Dipartimento di Emergenza Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Clin Biochem 45:408-11. 2012
    ..This study was aimed to assess whether serum S100B levels at emergency department admission can be used to omit unnecessary computed tomography (CT) in patients with minor head injury (MHI)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Genetic and clinical aspects of Brugada syndrome: an update
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Adv Clin Chem 56:197-208. 2012
    ..Although molecular genetic testing is effective in detecting mutations in 20-38% of BS patients, it represents an appealing option for stratifying the risk of adverse events as well as for prenatal testing...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponins and physical exercise. It's time to make a point
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Biochem Med (Zagreb) 21:55-62. 2011
    ..e., serial measurement of cardiac biomarkers, detailed clinical history-taking, integration with ECG and imaging findings) to prevent misdiagnosis of ACS and/or MI in otherwise healthy persons...
  21. ncbi request reprint [The clinical role of high-sensitive troponin assays: update, interpretation, and perspectives]
    Giuseppe Lippi
    UO Diagnostica Ematochimica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Parma
    Recenti Prog Med 101:423-8. 2010
    ..In this context, a close partnership between the clinics and the laboratory is an essential aspect for the appropriate use of the tests and for the accurate interpretation of results...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cocaine in acute myocardial infarction
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologiae Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Adv Clin Chem 51:53-70. 2010
    ..This strategy might be helpful to adopt the best therapeutic approach for reducing the risks associated with cardiovascular disease in these patients, and also to deter relapse...
  23. doi request reprint Disseminated intravascular coagulation in burn injury
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O di Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Parma, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 36:429-36. 2010
    ..Although early prophylaxis with antithrombin concentrates holds promises, especially in the acute phase of thermal injury, larger clinical trials are needed to confirm the benefit of this therapeutic approach...
  24. doi request reprint Disseminated intravascular coagulation in trauma injuries
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O di Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Parma, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 36:378-87. 2010
    ..The resulting burst of systemic thrombin generation, coupled with platelet hyperaggregability, shock, hypothermia, and tissue hypoperfusion, further contribute to the development of DIC and microvascular bleeding...
  25. doi request reprint Biochemical markers for the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism: the past, present and future
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O di Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Via Gramsci 14, 43126 Parma, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 30:459-71. 2010
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  26. doi request reprint The mean platelet volume is decreased in patients with mild head trauma and brain injury
    Giuseppe Lippi
    aUnità Operativa Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma bUnità Operativa Pronto Soccorso e Medicina d Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:780-3. 2013
    ..This observation provides a reliable basis for planning further studies to establish whether MPV may be useful for diagnostic evaluation of MHT in the emergency department...
  27. ncbi request reprint Critical review and meta-analysis of spurious hemolysis in blood samples collected from intravenous catheters
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Unità Operativa Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Biochem Med (Zagreb) 23:193-200. 2013
    ..Since blood drawing through intravenous catheters is reported as a potential source of erythrocyte injury, we performed a critical review and meta-analysis about the risk of catheter-related hemolysis...
  28. doi request reprint Mean platelet volume in patients with ischemic heart disease: meta-analysis of diagnostic studies
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Unità Operativa Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:216-9. 2013
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  29. doi request reprint Achievement of a median door-to-balloon time of less than 90 minutes by implementation of organizational changes in the 'Emergency Department to Cath Lab' pathway: a 5-year analysis
    Ivan Comelli
    Emergency Department, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:788-92. 2012
    ..Until the year 2005, the goal of less than 90 minutes door-to-balloon time has been rarely achieved in our hospital (i.e. 17% of all cases)...
  30. doi request reprint Pathophysiology, clinics, diagnosis and treatment of heart involvement in carbon monoxide poisoning
    Giuseppe Lippi
    UO Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Clin Biochem 45:1278-85. 2012
    ..No specific treatment other than oxygen delivery can be advocated for cardiac toxicity at present, and 100% oxygen therapy should be continued until the patient is asymptomatic and carboxyhemoglobin levels decrease below 5-10%...
  31. doi request reprint Massive posttraumatic bleeding: epidemiology, causes, clinical features, and therapeutic management
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 39:83-93. 2013
    ..g., tranexamic acid), and/or procoagulant agents such as fresh frozen plasma, prothrombin complex concentrate, or recombinant-activated Factor VII...
  32. doi request reprint Evaluation of the current prognostic role of cardiogenic syncope
    Filippo Numeroso
    Emergency Department, University Hospital of Parma, Via Gramsci 14, 43126, Parma, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 8:69-73. 2013
    ..Despite the significant advances in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases over the past decades, cardiogenic syncope continues to be associated with a significantly worse prognosis when compared with non-cardiogenic syncope...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relationship between sampling volume of primary serum tubes and spurious hemolysis
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Clin Lab 58:1187-91. 2012
    ..We planned a study to establish whether spurious hemolysis may be present in low volume tubes or partially filled tubes...
  34. doi request reprint Canine olfactory detection of cancer versus laboratory testing: myth or opportunity?
    Giuseppe Lippi
    UO Diagnostica Ematochimica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 50:435-9. 2012
    ..This article is aimed to provide an overview of the available data on cancer sniffer dogs, highlighting the appealing perspectives and the potential drawbacks...
  35. doi request reprint Laboratory diagnosis of acute pancreatitis: in search of the Holy Grail
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Diagnostica Ematochimica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Italy
    Crit Rev Clin Lab Sci 49:18-31. 2012
    ..The promising results of recent proteomics studies showed that this innovative technique might allow the identification of changes characterizing pancreatic tissue injury, thus highlighting new potential biomarkers of acute pancreatitis...
  36. doi request reprint Hemostatic properties of the lymph: relationships with occlusion and thrombosis
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O di Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 38:213-21. 2012
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  37. doi request reprint Inflammatory biomarkers for the diagnosis, monitoring and follow-up of community-acquired pneumonia: clinical evidence and perspectives
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 22:460-5. 2011
    ..PCT however carries some additional advantages over CRP, such as the greater specificity for infections and a more narrow range of normal concentrations...
  38. doi request reprint Risk assessment of post-infarction heart failure. Systematic review on the role of emerging biomarkers
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Academic Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy and
    Crit Rev Clin Lab Sci 51:13-29. 2014
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  39. doi request reprint Causes of elevated D-dimer in patients admitted to a large urban emergency department
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Academic Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Intern Med 25:45-8. 2014
    ..Although the request for D-dimer is widespread in emergency departments (EDs), the causes of elevation and their relationship with D-dimer levels in patients with diagnostic values are uncertain...
  40. doi request reprint Diagnosis and management of ischemic heart disease
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Academic Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 39:202-13. 2013
    ..Stem cell-based therapy has also emerged as a potentially therapeutic option, and there are ongoing efforts among several investigators to translate basic research into clinical practice...
  41. doi request reprint Hemolyzed specimens: a major challenge for emergency departments and clinical laboratories
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Crit Rev Clin Lab Sci 48:143-53. 2011
    ..g. by using the hemolysis index), differentiating in vitro from in vivo hemolysis, troubleshooting the potential causes, and maintaining good relations between the clinical laboratory and the ED...
  42. doi request reprint Unusual false-positive case of urinary screening for buprenorphine
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Clin Lab Anal 25:244-5. 2011
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  43. doi request reprint Prevention of venous thromboembolism: focus on mechanical prophylaxis
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O di Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 37:237-51. 2011
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  44. doi request reprint The significance of protein S-100B testing in cardiac arrest patients
    Giuseppe Lippi
    U O Diagnostica Ematochimica, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Clin Biochem 44:567-75. 2011
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  45. doi request reprint Rhabdomyolysis: historical background, clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic features
    Gianfranco Cervellin
    U O Pronto Soccorso e Medicina d Urgenza, Dipartimento di Emergenza Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:749-56. 2010
    ..In the presence of myoglobinuria, urine should be alkalinized by use of sodium bicarbonate solution. Clin Chem Lab Med 2010;48:749-56...