Giovanna Ferraioli

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Affiliation: University of Pavia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A Review of the Appropriateness of the Current Italian Guidelines for Noninvasive Imaging Assessment of Focal Liver Lesions
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Medical School University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 24:491-7. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Ultrasound point shear wave elastography assessment of liver and spleen stiffness: effect of training on repeatability of measurements
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit Infectious Diseases Department, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Via Taramelli 5, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Eur Radiol 24:1283-9. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Shear wave elastography for evaluation of liver fibrosis
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia Medical School, Via Taramelli 5, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 33:197-203. 2014
  4. pmc Performance of liver stiffness measurements by transient elastography in chronic hepatitis
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Medical School University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 19:49-56. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Accuracy of real-time shear wave elastography for assessing liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C: a pilot study
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Infectious Diseases Department, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Hepatology 56:2125-33. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Reproducibility of real-time shear wave elastography in the evaluation of liver elasticity
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Infectious Diseases Department, IRCCS San Matteo Hospital Foundation, University of Pavia, Via Taramelli 5, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 81:3102-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Performance of real-time strain elastography, transient elastography, and aspartate-to-platelet ratio index in the assessment of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Infectious Diseases Department, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Via Taramelli 5, Pavia 27100, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:19-25. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of ultrasound imaging technique for assessing lipoatrophy in HIV-infected subjects
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit Infectious Diseases Department, Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Hospital University of Pavia, Italy
    Curr HIV Res 9:327-33. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Arterial stiffness evaluation in HIV-positive patients: a multicenter matched control study
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Infectious Diseases Department, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo University of Pavia, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:1258-62. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal cryptococcoma in a case of disseminated cryptococcosis on antifungal maintenance therapy
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit Infectious Diseases Department, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico S Matteo University of Pavia, Via Taramelli 5, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Curr HIV Res 9:28-30. 2011

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint A Review of the Appropriateness of the Current Italian Guidelines for Noninvasive Imaging Assessment of Focal Liver Lesions
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Medical School University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 24:491-7. 2015
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  2. doi request reprint Ultrasound point shear wave elastography assessment of liver and spleen stiffness: effect of training on repeatability of measurements
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit Infectious Diseases Department, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Via Taramelli 5, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Eur Radiol 24:1283-9. 2014
    ..To evaluate reproducibility of measurements of spleen stiffness (SS) and liver stiffness (LS) at several sites by using point shear wave elastography (pSWE) and to investigate any training effect...
  3. doi request reprint Shear wave elastography for evaluation of liver fibrosis
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia Medical School, Via Taramelli 5, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 33:197-203. 2014
    ..This article reviews the results that have been obtained with shear wave elastography for assessment of liver fibrosis. ..
  4. pmc Performance of liver stiffness measurements by transient elastography in chronic hepatitis
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Medical School University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 19:49-56. 2013
    ..To compare results of liver stiffness measurements by transient elastography (TE) obtained in our patients population with that used in a recently published meta-analysis...
  5. doi request reprint Accuracy of real-time shear wave elastography for assessing liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C: a pilot study
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Infectious Diseases Department, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Hepatology 56:2125-33. 2012
    ..00) for SWE and 0.96 (95% CI: 0.90-0.99) for TE (P = 0.14), and 0.98 (95% CI: 0.93-1.00) for SWE and 0.96 (95% CI: 0.91-0.99) for TE (P = 0.48), when comparing F0-F1 versus F2- F4, F0- F2 versus F3-F4, and F0 -F3 versus F4, respectively...
  6. doi request reprint Reproducibility of real-time shear wave elastography in the evaluation of liver elasticity
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Infectious Diseases Department, IRCCS San Matteo Hospital Foundation, University of Pavia, Via Taramelli 5, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 81:3102-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate the reproducibility of real-time shear wave elastography in assessing liver elasticity in healthy volunteers...
  7. doi request reprint Performance of real-time strain elastography, transient elastography, and aspartate-to-platelet ratio index in the assessment of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Infectious Diseases Department, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Via Taramelli 5, Pavia 27100, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:19-25. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of ultrasound imaging technique for assessing lipoatrophy in HIV-infected subjects
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit Infectious Diseases Department, Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Hospital University of Pavia, Italy
    Curr HIV Res 9:327-33. 2011
    ..To compare the accuracy of ultrasound imaging technique to that of clinical diagnosis in evaluating subcutaneous fat changes in HIV-infected subjects...
  9. doi request reprint Arterial stiffness evaluation in HIV-positive patients: a multicenter matched control study
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Infectious Diseases Department, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo University of Pavia, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:1258-62. 2011
    ..Arterial stiffness is emerging as a predictor of CVD risk. By recording the blood pressure, an automated echo-tracking system implemented in ultrasound equipment allows evaluation of arterial stiffness...
  10. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal cryptococcoma in a case of disseminated cryptococcosis on antifungal maintenance therapy
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit Infectious Diseases Department, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico S Matteo University of Pavia, Via Taramelli 5, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Curr HIV Res 9:28-30. 2011
    ..A case of retroperitoneal cryptococcoma in a HIV-infected woman with a clinical history of disseminated cryptococcosis on antifungal maintenance therapy is described...
  11. pmc Controlled attenuation parameter for evaluating liver steatosis in chronic viral hepatitis
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Giovanna Ferraioli, Raffaella Lissandrin, Mabel Zicchetti, Gaetano Filice, Carlo Filice, Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Medical School University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 20:6626-31. 2014
    ..To assess the performance of controlled attenuation parameter (CAP) in patients with chronic viral hepatitis...
  12. pmc Point shear wave elastography method for assessing liver stiffness
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Giovanna Ferraioli, Raffaella Lissandrin, Mabel Zicchetti, Gaetano Filice, Carlo Filice, Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Medical School University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 20:4787-96. 2014
    ..To estimate the validity of the point shear-wave elastography method by evaluating its reproducibility and accuracy for assessing liver stiffness...
  13. doi request reprint Correlation of the controlled attenuation parameter with indices of liver steatosis in overweight or obese individuals: a pilot study
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Departments of aInfectious Diseases, Ultrasound Unit bDiagnostic Imaging, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia cClinical Epidemiology and Biometric Unit dDepartment of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo eDepartment of Applied Health Sciences, Santa Margherita Rehabilitation Institute, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 27:305-12. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the clinical relevance of the controlled attenuation parameter (CAP) by analyzing the correlations between CAP and indirect indices of liver steatosis in obese or overweight individuals...
  14. doi request reprint Management of splenic abscess: report on 16 cases from a single center
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Infectious and Tropical Diseases Division, IRCCS S Matteo Foundation, University of Pavia, Via Taramelli 5, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Int J Infect Dis 13:524-30. 2009
    ..14-0.7% in autoptic series. The best treatment option remains unclear. We report our experience of percutaneous drainage of splenic abscess under ultrasound (US) guidance...
  15. doi request reprint Italian guidelines for noninvasive imaging assessment of focal liver lesions: development and conclusions
    Carlo Filice
    Ultrasound Unit, Infectious Diseases Department, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico S Matteo, University of Pavia, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:343-53. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Comparability of echographic and tomographic assessments of body fat changes related to the HIV associated adipose redistribution syndrome (HARS) in antiretroviral treated patients
    Rosario Gulizia
    Division of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Foundation IRCCS S Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 34:1043-8. 2008
    ..Given the proven efficacy on the HARS assessments, if well standardized, US could be a reliable method, simpler than CT in the management of body fat changes related to HARS...
  17. doi request reprint Elastography Assessment of Liver Fibrosis: Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Consensus Conference Statement
    Richard G Barr
    From the Department of Radiology, Northeastern Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio R G B Southwoods Imaging, 7623 Market St, Boardman, OH 44512 R G B Ultrasound Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy G F Department of Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC M L P Center for Liver Diseases, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Va Z D G Section of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Conn G G T VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Conn G G T Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich J R Department of Radiology, Washington DC VA Medical Center, Washington, DC B G Division of Imaging, Diagnostics and Software Reliability, Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Md B G Departments of Hepatology R P M and Radiology S R W, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Departments of Imaging Science, Oncology, and Biomedical Engineering
    Radiology 276:845-61. 2015
    ..The recommendations in this statement are based on analysis of current literature and common practice strategies and are thought to represent a reasonable approach to the noninvasive assessment of diffuse liver fibrosis...
  18. doi request reprint WFUMB guidelines and recommendations for clinical use of ultrasound elastography: Part 3: liver
    Giovanna Ferraioli
    Ultrasound Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, School of Medicine, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 41:1161-79. 2015
    ..The document has a clinical perspective and is aimed at assessing the usefulness of elastography in the management of liver diseases. ..