Marco A Cimmino


Affiliation: University of Genoa
Country: Italy


  1. Cimmino M, Barbieri F, Zampogna G, Camellino D, Paparo F, Parodi M. Imaging in arthritis: quantifying effects of therapeutic intervention using MRI and molecular imaging. Swiss Med Wkly. 2012;141:w13326 pubmed publisher
    ..These dyes can be coupled with different compounds including antibodies and drugs. ..
  2. Camellino D, Soldano S, Cutolo M, Cimmino M. Dissecting the inflammatory response in polymyalgia rheumatica: the relative role of IL-6 and its inhibition. Rheumatol Int. 2018;38:1699-1704 pubmed publisher
    ..As a result, monotherapy with TCZ in PMR cannot be recommended, although its efficacy as adjunctive treatment in GC-resistant patients should be further evaluated. ..
  3. Cimmino M. RETRACTION: Pain in systemic sclerosis. Reumatismo. 2018;70:1171 pubmed publisher
    ..Other journals use similar tools. Authors should be aware that most journals routinely employ plagiarism detection software, and that any plagiarism is likely to be detected.Marco A. CimminoEditor-in-ChiefReumatismo. ..
  4. Aleo E, Migone S, Prono V, Barbieri F, Garlaschi G, Cimmino M. Imaging Techniques in Psoriatic Arthritis: Update 2012-2014 on Current Status and Future Prospects. J Rheumatol Suppl. 2015;93:53-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The role and applications of ultrasonography are outside the scope and are reviewed elsewhere in these proceedings. ..
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    Barbieri F, Zampogna G, Camellino D, Paparo F, Cutolo M, Garlaschi G, et al. Ankylosis of the wrist bones in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a study with extremity-dedicated MRI. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2016;34:49-52 pubmed
    ..019) but similar disease activity. MRI-defined bone ankylosis is frequent in RA. It is not limited to seronegative spondyloarthritides and may be part of the bone damage observed in RA. ..
  6. Cimmino M, Parodi M, Innocenti S, Succio G, Banderali S, Silvestri E, et al. Dynamic magnetic resonance of the wrist in psoriatic arthritis reveals imaging patterns similar to those of rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2005;7:R725-31 pubmed
    ..This technique cannot be used to differentiate PsA from RA. However, REE and RE were significantly higher in PsA than in normal controls, with only one instance of overlap between values found for the two groups. ..
  7. Cimmino M, Camellino D. Large vessel vasculitis: is it more common than usually assumed?. Reumatismo. 2017;69:143-146 pubmed publisher
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    Cimmino M, Salvarani C, Macchioni P, Gerli R, Bartoloni Bocci E, Montecucco C, et al. Long-term follow-up of polymyalgia rheumatica patients treated with methotrexate and steroids. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2008;26:395-400 pubmed
    ..Additional end-points were the number of patients still in need of steroid treatment, the cumulative steroid dose, and the number of flare-ups of PMR...
  9. Cimmino M, Andraghetti G, Briatore L, Salani B, Parodi M, Cutolo M, et al. Changes in adiponectin and leptin concentrations during glucocorticoid treatment: a pilot study in patients with polymyalgia rheumatica. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010;1193:160-3 pubmed publisher
    ..81, P= 0.047). According to our results, adiponectin concentrations seem to be driven by inflammation, whereas leptin seems to be increased directly by the use of steroids. ..

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  1. Cimmino M, Barbieri F, Boesen M, Paparo F, Parodi M, Kubassova O, et al. Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of articular and extraarticular synovial structures of the hands in patients with psoriatic arthritis. J Rheumatol Suppl. 2012;89:44-8 pubmed publisher
    ..6; p = 0.01). DCE-MRI can reveal useful and potentially clinically important information on the characteristics of different types of arthritis. ..
  2. Cimmino M, Camellino D, Paparo F, Morbelli S, Massollo M, Cutolo M, et al. High frequency of capsular knee involvement in polymyalgia rheumatica/giant cell arteritis patients studied by positron emission tomography. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2013;52:1865-72 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was designed to evaluate by PET/CT the knees of patients with PMR and GCA and to identify the knee structures involved by inflammation...
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    Cutolo M, Cimmino M, Perez Ruiz F. Potency on lowering serum uric acid in gout patients: a pooled analysis of registrative studies comparing febuxostat vs. allopurinol. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2017;21:4186-4195 pubmed
    ..Therefore, febuxostat was confirmed as an effective option for the treatment of hyperuricemia in gout. ..