Anna M Lavezzi

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Brain iron accumulation in unexplained fetal and infant death victims with smoker mothers--the possible involvement of maternal methemoglobinemia
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 11:62. 2011
  2. pmc Neuroanatomical dysmorphology of the medial superior olivary nucleus in sudden fetal and infant death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan Milan, Italy
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:322. 2012
  3. pmc Possible role of the α7 nicotinic receptors in mediating nicotine's effect on developing lung - implications in unexplained human perinatal death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    BMC Pulm Med 14:11. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death following hexavalent vaccination: a neuropathologic study
    L Matturri
    Lino Rossi Research Center, Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Italy, Via della Commenda, 19 20122 Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 21:941-6. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Cerebellar Purkinje cell vulnerability to prenatal nicotine exposure in sudden unexplained perinatal death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Anna Maria Lavezzi, Lino Rossi Research Centre for the study and prevention of unexpected perinatal death and SIDS, Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 19, 20122 Milano, Italy, phone 39 02 50320821, fax 39 02 50320823, E mail
    Folia Neuropathol 51:290-301. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in children with Class III malocclusion: involvement of the PHOX2B gene
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, 19 20122, Milan, Italy
    Sleep Breath 17:1275-80. 2013
  7. pmc Sudden death of an infant with cardiac, nervous system and genetic involvement--a case report
    Donatella Mecchia
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 19, Milan 20122, Italy
    Diagn Pathol 8:159. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Vulnerability of fourth ventricle choroid plexus in sudden unexplained fetal and infant death syndromes related to smoking mothers
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Int J Dev Neurosci 31:319-27. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Neuronal nuclear antigen (NeuN): a useful marker of neuronal immaturity in sudden unexplained perinatal death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for The Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 329:45-50. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Developmental alterations of the respiratory human retrotrapezoid nucleus in sudden unexplained fetal and infant death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Auton Neurosci 170:12-9. 2012

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Publications60

  1. pmc Brain iron accumulation in unexplained fetal and infant death victims with smoker mothers--the possible involvement of maternal methemoglobinemia
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 11:62. 2011
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  2. pmc Neuroanatomical dysmorphology of the medial superior olivary nucleus in sudden fetal and infant death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan Milan, Italy
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:322. 2012
    ..Besides, we highlight the fundamental role of the maternal smoking in pregnancy as etiological factor in the dysmorphic neuroanatomical development of the MSO nucleus...
  3. pmc Possible role of the α7 nicotinic receptors in mediating nicotine's effect on developing lung - implications in unexplained human perinatal death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    BMC Pulm Med 14:11. 2014
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death following hexavalent vaccination: a neuropathologic study
    L Matturri
    Lino Rossi Research Center, Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Italy, Via della Commenda, 19 20122 Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 21:941-6. 2014
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Cerebellar Purkinje cell vulnerability to prenatal nicotine exposure in sudden unexplained perinatal death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Anna Maria Lavezzi, Lino Rossi Research Centre for the study and prevention of unexpected perinatal death and SIDS, Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 19, 20122 Milano, Italy, phone 39 02 50320821, fax 39 02 50320823, E mail
    Folia Neuropathol 51:290-301. 2013
    ..This suggests the existence of a Purkinje-Olivo-Dentate network playing a fundamental role in triggering a sudden death mechanism in perinatal life in the presence of specific risk factors. ..
  6. doi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in children with Class III malocclusion: involvement of the PHOX2B gene
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, 19 20122, Milan, Italy
    Sleep Breath 17:1275-80. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Sudden death of an infant with cardiac, nervous system and genetic involvement--a case report
    Donatella Mecchia
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 19, Milan 20122, Italy
    Diagn Pathol 8:159. 2013
    ..The sudden death of this infant was the unavoidable outcome of a complex series of congenital anomalies, each predisposing to SIDS...
  8. doi request reprint Vulnerability of fourth ventricle choroid plexus in sudden unexplained fetal and infant death syndromes related to smoking mothers
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Int J Dev Neurosci 31:319-27. 2013
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  9. doi request reprint Neuronal nuclear antigen (NeuN): a useful marker of neuronal immaturity in sudden unexplained perinatal death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for The Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 329:45-50. 2013
    ..In the developing brain neuronal differentiation is associated with permanent exit from the mitotic cycle. Neuronal nuclear antigen (NeuN) is a nuclear protein widely expressed in the mature postmitotic neurons...
  10. ncbi request reprint Developmental alterations of the respiratory human retrotrapezoid nucleus in sudden unexplained fetal and infant death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Auton Neurosci 170:12-9. 2012
    ..05). In conclusion we suggest that developmental abnormalities of the hRTN may seriously compromise chemoreception control, playing a critical role in the pathogenesis of both SIUD and SIDS...
  11. ncbi request reprint Functional neuroanatomy of the human pre-Bötzinger complex with particular reference to sudden unexplained perinatal and infant death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, Lino Rossi Research Center, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Neuropathology 28:10-6. 2008
    ..Sudden death and in particular sudden unexpected fetal death could therefore be ascribed to a selective process when developmental alterations of the pre-Bötzinger complex arise...
  12. ncbi request reprint Biopathology of the dentate-olivary complex in sudden unexplained perinatal death and sudden infant death syndrome related to maternal cigarette smoking
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, Lino Rossi Research Center, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Res 29:525-32. 2007
    ..The present study was aimed to evaluate the possible presence of cytohistologic and/or biologic modifications of the human dentate-olivary complex in sudden unexplained perinatal and infant deaths...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ontogenesis of human cerebellar cortex and biopathological characterization in sudden unexplained fetal and infant death
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, Lino Rossi Research Center, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, 19, Milan, 20122, Italy
    Virchows Arch 450:31-40. 2007
    ..Maternal smoking is increasingly being demonstrated to be one of the main contributors to developmental neurological alterations in the offspring...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alterations of biological features of the cerebellum in sudden perinatal and infant death
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan, Italy
    Curr Mol Med 6:429-35. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Histological and biological developmental characterization of the human cerebellar cortex
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, Lino Rossi Research Center, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Int J Dev Neurosci 24:365-71. 2006
    ..Consequently, we can diagnose delayed or altered processes of differentiation during the development of the human cerebellar cortex...
  16. doi request reprint Developmental alterations of the prefrontal cerebral cortex in sudden unexplained perinatal and infant deaths
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan, Italy
    J Perinat Med 37:297-303. 2009
    ..In 33% of the sudden death victims the prefrontal cortex showed morphological alterations with anomalous laminar patterns and delayed neuronal maturation. A significant correlation with prenatal cigarette exposure was found...
  17. doi request reprint Study of the human hypoglossal nucleus: normal development and morpho-functional alterations in sudden unexplained late fetal and infant death
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for The Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Brain Dev 32:275-84. 2010
    ..In particular, HGN hypoplasia, hyperplasia, positive expression of somatostatin and absence of interneurons were frequently found particularly in infant deaths, with a significant correlation with maternal smoking...
  18. doi request reprint Neuropathology of the intermediolateral nucleus of the spinal cord in sudden unexplained perinatal and infant death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for The Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, 19, Milan 20122, Italy
    Int J Dev Neurosci 28:133-8. 2010
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  19. pmc Ependymal alterations in sudden intrauterine unexplained death and sudden infant death syndrome: possible primary consequence of prenatal exposure to cigarette smoking
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, Lino Rossi Research Center, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Neural Dev 5:17. 2010
    ..Additionally, we investigated a possible link between alterations of this structure, sudden unexplained fetal and infant death and maternal smoking...
  20. doi request reprint Developmental alterations of the spinal trigeminal nucleus disclosed by substance P immunohistochemistry in fetal and infant sudden unexplained deaths
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Neuropathology 31:405-13. 2011
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  21. doi request reprint Neuropathology of the area postrema in sudden intrauterine and infant death syndromes related to tobacco smoke exposure
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Auton Neurosci 166:29-34. 2012
    ..In conclusion, we suggest that the area postrema should be in depth examined particularly in victims of sudden fetal or infant death with smoker mothers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of prenatal tobacco smoke exposure on biological parameters of the developing brainstem
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome SIDS, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Neurobiol Dis 20:601-7. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Cytoarchitectural organization of the parabrachial/Kölliker-Fuse complex in man
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Brain Dev 26:316-20. 2004
    ..The neuronal maturation of these nuclei was seen to occur between the 35th and the 36th gestational weeks...
  24. ncbi request reprint Identification of neurons responding to hypoxia in sudden infant death syndrome
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Pathol Int 53:769-74. 2003
    ..Our results support the respiratory theory of SIDS...
  25. ncbi request reprint Preliminary study on the cytoarchitecture of the human parabrachial/Kölliker-fuse complex, with reference to sudden infant death syndrome and sudden intrauterine unexplained death
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 19, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 7:171-9. 2004
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  26. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the human locus coeruleus in perinatal and infant sudden unexplained deaths. Possible role of the cigarette smoking in the development of this nucleus
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 154:71-80. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Hypoplasia of the arcuate nucleus and maternal smoking during pregnancy in sudden unexplained perinatal and infant death
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Italy
    Neuropathology 24:284-9. 2004
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  28. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of different biomarkers (DNA content, PCNA, karyotype) in colorectal adenomas
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Department of Pathology, University of Milan, Italy
    Anticancer Res 22:2077-81. 2002
    ..It was concluded that the combination of some biomarkers (additional chromosomes 11, high PCNA and DNA indices) may allow identification of more aggressive colorectal adenomas with increased ability to undergo malignant transformation...
  29. pmc Involvement of the EN-2 gene in normal and abnormal development of the human arcuate nucleus
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Italy
    Int J Exp Pathol 86:25-31. 2005
    ..In conclusion, we support the role of the EN-2 gene in the normal neuronal development and in the anatomic organization of the human ArcN as well as the possible existence of EN-2 mutations related to hypoplasia of this nucleus...
  30. ncbi request reprint Biology of the smooth muscle cells in human atherosclerosis
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Italy
    APMIS 113:112-21. 2005
    ..The observation in some cases of chromosome 7 alterations, markers of tumorigenesis, suggests the possible transformation of an advanced atherosclerotic plaque into a neoplastic-like process...
  31. ncbi request reprint The role of different biomarkers (DNA, PCNA, apoptosis and karyotype) in prognostic evaluation of superficial transitional cell bladder carcinoma
    A M Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Via Commenda n 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Anticancer Res 21:1279-84. 2001
    ..In order to clarify the variable behaviour of transitional cell bladder carcinomas (TCBC) with same clinico-pathologic pattern, we investigated the prognostic significance of various biomarkers (PCNA, DNA, apoptosis, karyotype)...
  32. ncbi request reprint PCNA immunostaining as a valid alternative to tritiated thymidine-autoradiography to detect proliferative cell fraction in transitional cell bladder carcinomas
    A M Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Italy
    In Vivo 14:447-51. 2000
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  33. ncbi request reprint Involvement of somatostatin in breathing control before and after birth, and in perinatal and infant sudden unexplained death
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Italy
    Folia Neuropathol 42:59-65. 2004
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  34. ncbi request reprint Study of the brainstem, particularly the arcuate nucleus, in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and sudden intrauterine unexplained death (SIUD)
    Luigi Matturri
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Italy
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:44-8. 2004
    ..The simplified examination of the brainstem makes it possible to evaluate the structures, examining 3 specific levels, defined by morphologic reference points...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome and sudden intrauterine unexplained death: correlation between hypoplasia of raphé nuclei and serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan, Via Commenda 19, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Res 66:22-7. 2009
    ..A further consideration of the authors is that SIUD should not be regarded as a separate entity from SIDS, given the potentially shared neuropathological and genetic bases...
  36. ncbi request reprint Early atherosclerotic lesions of the cardiac conduction system arteries in infants
    Luigi Matturri
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 13:276-81. 2004
    ..In particular, to the best of our knowledge, none has considered the lesions of the cardiac conduction arteries as an initial stage of atherosclerosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Techniques and criteria in pathologic and forensic-medical diagnostics in sudden unexpected infant and perinatal death
    Luigi Matturri
    Institute of Pathology, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 124:259-68. 2005
    ..The data and arguments presented herein provide a brief survey tending to open, rather than conclude, a far-reaching subject and to motivate medicolegal specialists and pathologists to perform more in-depth study...
  38. ncbi request reprint Multifocal cardiac Purkinje cell tumor in infancy
    Giulia Ottaviani
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Europace 6:138-41. 2004
    ..Necroscopy studies of sudden infant death should always include an accurate histological examination of the cardiac conduction system and brainstem using serial sections...
  39. doi request reprint Pathophysiology of the human locus coeruleus complex in fetal/neonatal sudden unexplained death
    Anna M Lavezzi
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Neurol Res 35:44-53. 2013
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  40. doi request reprint Infant and perinatal pulmonary hypoplasia frequently associated with brainstem hypodevelopment
    Giulia Ottaviani
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the study and prevention of the unexpected perinatal death and SIDS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Virchows Arch 454:451-6. 2009
    ..8%). In 47.1% of cases, pulmonary hypoplasia was associated with brainstem hypodevelopment...
  41. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis of early atherosclerotic lesions in infants
    Luigi Matturri
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 200:403-10. 2004
    ..The lesions appear to be larger and more diffuse when both these atherogenic factors are present...
  42. ncbi request reprint Sudden unexpected death of a term fetus in an anticardiolipin-positive mother
    Giulia Ottaviani
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Italy
    Am J Perinatol 21:79-83. 2004
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  43. doi request reprint Severe intra- and periventricular hemorrhage: role of arteriolosclerosis related to maternal smoke
    Luigi Matturri
    Lino Rossi Research Center for The Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:1979-83. 2011
    ..The authors aimed to describe the atherosclerotic lesions of the cerebral arterioles as a substrate of their rupture and bleeding...
  44. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome "gray zone" disclosed only by a study of the brain stem on serial sections
    Giulia Ottaviani
    University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Perinat Med 33:165-9. 2005
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  45. doi request reprint Unexplained stillbirth versus SIDS: common congenital diseases of the autonomic nervous system--pathology and nosology
    Luigi Matturri
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Sudden Perinatal Death and SIDS, Department of Surgical, Reconstructive and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Milan, Milan 20122, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 87:209-15. 2011
    ..To contribute to a more balanced assessment of the morphological substrates underlying unexplained perinatal death and SIDS...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hypoplasia of the parabrachial/kölliker-fuse complex in perinatal death
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Biol Neonate 86:92-7. 2004
    ..Such hypoplasia was associated with severe hypoplasia of the arcuate nucleus and pulmonary hypoplasia...
  47. ncbi request reprint Early atherosclerotic lesions in infancy: role of parental cigarette smoking
    Luigi Matturri
    Institute of Pathology, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death of term fetus stillbirth and neonatal and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome SIDS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Virchows Arch 447:74-80. 2005
    ..We suggest that the oxidants present in the gas phase of the parental cigarette smoke pass through the endothelium and induce at first the c-fos gene activation and subsequently the PCNA positivity, that is, a proliferative process...
  48. ncbi request reprint Hypoplasia of medullary arcuate nucleus in unexpected late fetal death (stillborn infants): a pathologic study
    Luigi Matturri
    Department of Pathology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Pediatrics 109:E43. 2002
    ..To evaluate the frequency, morphology, and pathogenesis (primary or secondary) of the abnormally developed medullary arcuate nucleus (ARCn) in stillbirths...
  49. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking and sudden infant death syndrome: epidemiological study related to pathology
    Luigi Matturri
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Virchows Arch 449:697-706. 2006
    ..A significant relation was found between maternal smoke and brainstem alterations...
  50. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for neuropathologic diagnostics of perinatal unexpected loss and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): a technical protocol
    Luigi Matturri
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, Milan, Italy
    Virchows Arch 452:19-25. 2008
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  51. ncbi request reprint Unexpected perinatal death and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): anatomopathologic and legal aspects
    Luigi Matturri
    Institute of Pathology, Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome SIDS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:155-60. 2005
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  52. doi request reprint Sudden unexpected death in young athletes
    Giulia Ottaviani
    Lino Rossi Research Center, and daggerInstitute of Pediatrics and Neonatology, University of Milan, Italy
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:337-9. 2008
    ..In addition, enquiry should be made into the concomitant presence of a smoking habit or of passive smoke exposure...
  53. ncbi request reprint Fibromuscular hyperplasia of the pulmonary artery in sudden infant and perinatal unexpected death
    Giulia Ottaviani
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 18:223-30. 2009
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  54. ncbi request reprint Association between pulmonary hypoplasia and hypoplasia of arcuate nucleus in stillbirth
    Luigi Matturri
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Italy
    J Perinatol 23:328-32. 2003
    ..To investigate lung development and to correlate pulmonary hypoplasia with hypoplasia of the arcuate nucleus in stillbirths...
  55. ncbi request reprint Characterization of myocardial hypertrophy by DNA content, PCNA expression and apoptotic index
    Luigi Matturri
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 82:33-9. 2002
    ..The present study aims to analyze proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) expression, DNA content and apoptosis, in several types of myocardial hypertrophy in order to define the biological characteristics of this process...
  56. doi request reprint Optimisation of postmortem tissue preservation and alternative protocol for serotonin transporter gene polymorphisms amplification in SIDS and SIUD cases
    Valentina Casale
    Lino Rossi Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS, University of Milan, Via Commenda 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Exp Mol Pathol 88:202-5. 2010
    ..In addition, we introduce a new protocol for the amplification of the serotonin transporter gene promoter region (5-HTT) ideal to obtain the increase of specific product, avoiding artifacts formation...
  57. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) shortly after hexavalent vaccination: another pathology in suspected SIDS?
    Giulia Ottaviani
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 19, Milan 20122, Italy
    Virchows Arch 448:100-4. 2006
    ..Any case of sudden unexpected death occurring perinatally and in infancy, especially soon after a vaccination, should always undergo a full necropsy study according to our guidelines...
  58. ncbi request reprint Expression of c-fos, p53 and PCNA in the unstable atherosclerotic carotid plaque
    Anna Maria Lavezzi
    Istituto di Anatomia ed Istologia Patologica, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 92:59-63. 2003
    ..In this study our aim is to deepen the knowledge of the cellular proliferation mechanisms that characterize the initial phases of destabilization of the unstable carotid plaque...
  59. doi request reprint Genes regulating the serotonin metabolic pathway in the brain stem and their role in the etiopathogenesis of the sudden infant death syndrome
    Francesco Nonnis Marzano
    Department of Evolutionary and Functional Biology, University of Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Genomics 91:485-91. 2008
    ..Comparisons are made with previous data obtained in different ethnic groups...
  60. pmc Perinatal and infant early atherosclerotic coronary lesions
    Jose Milei
    Instituto de Investigaciones Cardiologicas, University of Buenos Aires CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Can J Cardiol 24:137-41. 2008
    ..Because the fetal origin of coronary artery lesions is controversial, early atherosclerotic coronary artery lesions in late fetal stillborns and infants, as well as the possible atherogenic role of maternal cigarette smoking, were studied...