R Lencioni

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of colorectal liver metastases: prospective comparison of unenhanced and ferumoxides-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging at 1.5 T, dual-phase spiral CT, and spiral CT during arterial portography
    R Lencioni
    Department of Oncology, University of Pisa, Italy
    MAGMA 7:76-87. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Imaging diagnosis
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, I 56125 Pisa, Italy
    Semin Liver Dis 25:162-70. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A critical appraisal of the literature on local ablative therapies for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa I 56125, Italy
    Clin Liver Dis 9:301-14, viii. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis: long-term results of percutaneous image-guided radiofrequency ablation
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I 56125 Pisa, Italy
    Radiology 234:961-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of lung malignancies: where do we stand?
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I 56126, Pisa, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:581-90. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of hepatic colorectal metastases: technique, indications, results, and new promises
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Invest Radiol 39:689-97. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Small hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: randomized comparison of radio-frequency thermal ablation versus percutaneous ethanol injection
    Riccardo A Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I 56125 Pisa, Italy
    Radiology 228:235-40. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Tissue harmonic and contrast-specific imaging: back to gray scale in ultrasound
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 12:151-65. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Endorectal coil MR imaging findings in hemospermia
    R Lencioni
    Department of Radiology, University of Pisa, Italy
    MAGMA 8:91-7. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of renal artery stenosis: current imaging protocols and future directions in ultrasonography
    R Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 23:S95-100. 1999

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of colorectal liver metastases: prospective comparison of unenhanced and ferumoxides-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging at 1.5 T, dual-phase spiral CT, and spiral CT during arterial portography
    R Lencioni
    Department of Oncology, University of Pisa, Italy
    MAGMA 7:76-87. 1998
    ..Further investigation is needed to clarify whether MR imaging with use of ferumoxides might replace spiral CTAP for preoperative evaluation of liver resection candidates...
  2. ncbi request reprint Imaging diagnosis
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, I 56125 Pisa, Italy
    Semin Liver Dis 25:162-70. 2005
    ..These examinations have replaced invasive procedures, such as lipiodol CT, but remain relatively insensitive for the detection of tiny HCC lesions and tumor vascular invasion into peripheral portal vein branches...
  3. ncbi request reprint A critical appraisal of the literature on local ablative therapies for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa I 56125, Italy
    Clin Liver Dis 9:301-14, viii. 2005
    ..Further randomized trials are needed to establish the clinical efficacy of radiofrequency ablation with respect to other percutaneous treatments and to devise an unbiased therapeutic strategy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis: long-term results of percutaneous image-guided radiofrequency ablation
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I 56125 Pisa, Italy
    Radiology 234:961-7. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of lung malignancies: where do we stand?
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I 56126, Pisa, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:581-90. 2004
    ..This article gives an overview of lung RF ablation, discussing experimental animal findings, rationale for clinical application, technique and methodology, clinical results, and complications...
  6. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of hepatic colorectal metastases: technique, indications, results, and new promises
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Invest Radiol 39:689-97. 2004
    ..In this article, we review technique, indications, clinical results, and future prospects of RF ablation in the therapeutic management of metastatic colorectal cancer patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Small hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: randomized comparison of radio-frequency thermal ablation versus percutaneous ethanol injection
    Riccardo A Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I 56125 Pisa, Italy
    Radiology 228:235-40. 2003
    ..To compare the effectiveness of radio-frequency (RF) thermal ablation with that of percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI) for the treatment of small hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with cirrhosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tissue harmonic and contrast-specific imaging: back to gray scale in ultrasound
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 12:151-65. 2002
    ..It is foreseen that the new gray-scale US techniques will rapidly become a tool in numerous clinical scenarios...
  9. ncbi request reprint Endorectal coil MR imaging findings in hemospermia
    R Lencioni
    Department of Radiology, University of Pisa, Italy
    MAGMA 8:91-7. 1999
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of renal artery stenosis: current imaging protocols and future directions in ultrasonography
    R Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 23:S95-100. 1999
    ..State-of-the-art contrast-enhanced Doppler ultrasound seems to have the potential to become a useful screening test for patients at risk from renovascular hypertension...
  11. ncbi request reprint Combination of interventional therapies in hepatocellular carcinoma
    R Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa I 56125, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 48:8-14. 2001
    ..5-8.5 cm in diameter was achieved in 82% of cases in the absence of major complications. This new technique seems to have the potential to replace other interventional methods for the treatment of large hepatocellular carcinoma...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessment of therapeutic effect of liver tumor ablation procedures
    C Bartolozzi
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa I 56125, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 48:352-8. 2001
    ..Peripheral inflammatory reaction following ablation procedures should not be misinterpreted as tumor progression...
  13. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous ablation of liver malignancies: imaging evaluation of treatment response
    D Cioni
    Department of Oncology Transplants, Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I-56125, Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Ultrasound 13:73-93. 2001
    ..Peripheral inflammatory reaction following ablation procedures, that shows itself as an enhancing halo along the necrotic area boundary on spiral CT or dynamic MR images, should not be misinterpreted as tumor progression...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical management of hepatic malignancies: ferucarbotran-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging versus contrast-enhanced spiral computed tomography
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Department of Radiology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 50:533-7. 2005
    ..0167). Ferucarbotran-enhanced MR imaging is superior to spiral CT in clinical management of patients with suspected hepatic malignancy...
  15. doi request reprint First interim analysis of the GIDEON (Global Investigation of therapeutic decisions in hepatocellular carcinoma and of its treatment with sorafeNib) non-interventional study
    R Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Pisa University Hospital and School of Medicine, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 66:675-83. 2012
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint GIDEON (Global Investigation of therapeutic DEcisions in hepatocellular carcinoma and Of its treatment with sorafeNib): second interim analysis
    R Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Pisa University Hospital and School of Medicine, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 68:609-17. 2014
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency thermal ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma: using contrast-enhanced harmonic power doppler sonography to assess treatment outcome
    D Cioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I-56125 Pisa, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 177:783-8. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Focal liver lesions: MR imaging-pathologic correlation
    C Bartolozzi
    Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 11:1374-88. 2001
    ..Moreover, in certain tumor histotypes, such as hepatocellular carcinoma, careful analysis of lesion signal intensity may help predict the degree of tumor differentiation...
  19. doi request reprint Loco-regional treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in the era of molecular targeted therapies
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Liver Transplantation, Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases, Pisa University School of Medicine, Pisa, Italy
    Oncology 78:107-12. 2010
    ..Clinical trials focused on combining interventional treatment with systemically active drugs are ongoing. The outcomes of such studies are eagerly awaited, as they have the potential to revolutionize treatment of HCC...
  20. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous image-guided radiofrequency ablation in the therapeutic management of hepatocellular carcinoma
    R Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 30:401-8. 2005
    ..This report reviews the current status of percutaneous, image-guided RFA in the therapeutic management of HCC...
  21. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for imaging focal lesions in liver cirrhosis
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, IT 56126, Pisa, Italy
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:697-703. 2008
    ..However, even optimized imaging techniques remain relatively insensitive for the detection of tiny satellite nodules associated with the main tumor...
  22. doi request reprint Percutaneous image-guided radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Department of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Pisa University Hospital, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 34:547-56. 2009
    ..In this article, we review technique, indications, and clinical results of percutaneous RF ablation in the treatment of HCC and colorectal hepatic metastases...
  23. ncbi request reprint European federation of societies for ultrasound in medicine and biology (EFSUMB) guidelines for the use of contrast agents in liver ultrasound: what is the impact in clinical practice?
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, IT 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 15:E98-103. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Surveillance and early diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Liver Transplantation, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 42:S223-7. 2010
    ..If the biopsy is negative for HCC, patients should be followed-up by imaging studies performed at 3-month intervals until the nodule either disappears, enlarges, or displays diagnostic characteristics of HCC...
  25. doi request reprint Response to radiofrequency ablation of pulmonary tumours: a prospective, intention-to-treat, multicentre clinical trial (the RAPTURE study)
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 9:621-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the feasibility, safety, and effectiveness of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of malignant lung tumours...
  26. doi request reprint Doxorubicin-eluting bead-enhanced radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma: a pilot clinical study
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology and Radiology, Cisanello University Hospital Building No 9, Via Paradisa 2, IT 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Hepatol 49:217-22. 2008
    ..We aimed to assess safety and efficacy of doxorubicin-eluting bead (DEB)-enhanced RF ablation in the treatment of human hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical management of focal liver lesions: the key role of real-time contrast-enhanced US
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 17:F73-9. 2007
    ....
  28. pmc Thermal ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Laura Crocetti
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Cancer Imaging 8:19-26. 2008
    ....
  29. pmc Quality improvement guidelines for radiofrequency ablation of liver tumours
    Laura Crocetti
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Hepatology, Liver Transplants, and Infectious Diseases, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:11-7. 2010
    ..The most important processes of care are (1) patient selection, (2) performing the procedure, and (3) monitoring the patient. The outcome measures or indicators for these processes are indications, success rates, and complication rates...
  30. doi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma: new options for image-guided ablation
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Liver Transplantation, Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases, Pisa University School of Medicine, Cisanello Hospital, Building 30C, Suite 197, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:399-403. 2010
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Modified RECIST (mRECIST) assessment for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Liver Transplantation, Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Semin Liver Dis 30:52-60. 2010
    ..They are referred to herein as the modified RECIST assessment (mRECIST). Further studies are needed to confirm the accuracy of this measurement compared with conventional gold standards such as pathologic studies of explanted livers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Thermal ablation of lung tissue: in vivo experimental comparison of microwave and radiofrequency
    Laura Crocetti
    Division of Radiodiagnostic, Department of Oncological and Radiological Sciences, Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:818-27. 2010
    ..Feasibility and safety of MW and RF ablation are similar in a lung rabbit model. MW ablation produces a greater damage to peripheral small vessels inducing thrombosis...
  33. doi request reprint Treatment of intermediate/advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in the clinic: how can outcomes be improved?
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Liver Transplantation, Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases, Pisa University School of Medicine, Cisanello Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Oncologist 15:42-52. 2010
    ..It is hoped that findings from the GIDEON study along with phase III RCT data will lead to better outcomes for patients with intermediate-advanced HCC...
  34. doi request reprint Single-session percutaneous ethanol ablation of early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma with a multipronged injection needle: results of a pilot clinical study
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Liver Transplantation, Cisanello University Hospital, Building No 30C, Via Paradisa 2, IT 56124, Pisa, Italy
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 21:1533-8. 2010
    ..To investigate the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of single-session ethanol ablation with multipronged needles in the treatment of early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  35. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of pulmonary tumors
    Laura Crocetti
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Liver Transplants, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Pisa University School of Medicine, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 75:23-7. 2010
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Contrast-induced nephropathy in patients undergoing computed tomography (CONNECT) - a clinical problem in daily practice? A multicenter observational study
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Department of Liver Transplantation, Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases, Pisa University Hospital, Italy
    Acta Radiol 51:741-50. 2010
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Loco-regional treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Liver Transplantation, Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases, Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Hepatology 52:762-73. 2010
    ..The outcomes of these trials are eagerly awaited, because they have the potential to revolutionize the treatment of HCC...
  38. doi request reprint Loco-regional interventional treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: techniques, outcomes, and future prospects
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Liver Transplantation, Pisa University Hospital and School of Medicine, Pisa, Italy
    Transpl Int 23:698-703. 2010
    ..Clinical trials focused on combining interventional treatment with systemically active drugs are ongoing. The outcomes of such studies are eagerly awaited, as they have the potential to revolutionize treatment of HCC...
  39. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Cisanello University Hospital, Via Paradisa 2, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Hepatol 48:848-57. 2008
    ..Hence, CT or MR imaging are still mandatory for proper intrahepatic staging of the disease...
  40. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma: state-of-the-art
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Liver Transpl 10:S91-7. 2004
    ..Further investigation is warranted to clarify whether current RF technology could offer improved results in patients with intermediate-stage HCC...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of Resovist-enhanced MRI: results of an Italian multicenter trial
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Oncology Department, Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 14:C10. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Detection of colorectal liver metastases: a prospective multicenter trial comparing unenhanced MRI, MnDPDP-enhanced MRI, and spiral CT
    Carlo Bartolozzi
    Department of Radiology, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 14:14-20. 2004
    ..0023) and unenhanced MRI (21 of 44 cases, p=0.0013). MnDPDP-enhanced MRI is superior to unenhanced MRI and spiral CT in the detection of hepatic colorectal metastases...
  43. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of liver tumors
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    J Hepatol 40:162-71. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Impact of European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) guidelines on the use of contrast agents in liver ultrasound
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 16:1610-3. 2006
    ..We discuss the impact of EFSUMB guidelines on diagnostic protocols currently adopted in liver imaging...
  45. doi request reprint Image-guided thermal ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 66:200-7. 2008
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Pisa, Rome, Italy
    Recent Results Cancer Res 167:91-105. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint Biliary and reticuloendothelial impairment in hepatocarcinogenesis: the diagnostic role of tissue-specific MR contrast media
    Carlo Bartolozzi
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplant and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56125, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 17:2519-30. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of liver cancer
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 10:38-46. 2007
    ..In this article, we review technique, indications, and clinical results of percutaneous RF ablation in the treatment of HCC and colorectal hepatic metastases...
  49. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer: role of CT colonography in preoperative evaluation after incomplete colonoscopy
    Emanuele Neri
    Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Radiology 223:615-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate computed tomographic (CT) colonography in patients with clinical suspicion of colorectal cancer and in whom colonoscopy was incomplete...
  50. ncbi request reprint Targeting liver lesions for radiofrequency ablation: an experimental feasibility study using a CT-US fusion imaging system
    Laura Crocetti
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplant and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Invest Radiol 43:33-9. 2008
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Lung radiofrequency ablation: in vivo experimental study with low-perfusion-rate multitined electrodes
    Laura Crocetti
    Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Department of Oncology, Transplant and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I 56125 Pisa, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:610-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, lung RF ablation performed in an in vivo animal model using low-perfusion-rate, expandable, multitined electrodes is feasible and safe. No severe damage to adjacent structures was demonstrated...
  52. pmc Pulmonary radiofrequency ablation in a single lung patient
    M C Ambrogi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac and Thoracic Department, Pisa, Italy
    Thorax 61:828-9. 2006
    ..The procedure was performed under CT guidance and was uneventful. At follow up 9 months later the tumour appeared to have ablated. To our knowledge, no similar case has previously been reported in the literature...
  53. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging of focal liver lesions with a second-generation contrast agent
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Department of Oncology, Transplants, and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Acad Radiol 9:S371-4. 2002
  54. pmc Design and rationale for the non-interventional Global Investigation of Therapeutic DEcisions in Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Of its Treatment with Sorafenib (GIDEON) study
    R Lencioni
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Liver Transplantation, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Pisa University School of Medicine, Cisanello Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 64:1034-41. 2010
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Benign regenerative nodules in Budd-Chiari syndrome and other vascular disorders of the liver: radiologic-pathologic and clinical correlation
    Giuseppe Brancatelli
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC Presbyterian, 200 Lothrop St, PA 15213, USA
    Radiographics 22:847-62. 2002
    ..Understanding the clinical setting and imaging appearance of large regenerative nodules can help avoid misdiagnosis as other hypervascular masses...
  56. ncbi request reprint Electrodes and multiple electrode systems for radiofrequency ablation: a proposal for updated terminology
    Stefaan Mulier
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Mont Godinne, Catholic University of Louvain, Yvoir, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 15:798-808. 2005
    ..This terminology provides an exact and complete description of the versatile novel multiple electrode systems...
  57. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous ethanol injection for hepatocellular carcinoma: alive or dead?
    Riccardo Lencioni
    J Hepatol 43:377-80. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint Editorial on Machi et al. "long term follow-up outcome of patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma"
    Riccardo Lencioni
    World J Surg 29:1363. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Electrodes and multiple electrode systems for radio frequency ablation: a proposal for updated terminology
    Stefaan Mulier
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Mont Godinne, Catholic University of Louvain, Yvoir, Belgium
    Adv Exp Med Biol 574:57-73. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a logical, versatile, and unequivocal terminology to describe present and future RF electrodes and multiple electrode systems...
  60. ncbi request reprint How to report and compare complications of image-guided ablation therapies: comments on seeding and the use of a sole common denominator for liver tumors
    Vincenzo Arienti
    Radiology 241:625-6; author reply 626-7. 2006
  61. doi request reprint Design and endpoints of clinical trials in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Josep M Llovet
    HCC Translational Research Lab, Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer Group, Liver Unit, Hospital Clinic, CIBERehd, Institute for Biomedical Investigations August Pi Sunyer, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:698-711. 2008
    ..These surrogate markers may help to enrich study populations and maximize the cost-benefit ratio of trial execution. Design and conduct of phase 3 trials should be coordinated by centers with appropriate expertise in HCC...
  62. ncbi request reprint Large regenerative nodules in Budd-Chiari syndrome and other vascular disorders of the liver: CT and MR imaging findings with clinicopathologic correlation
    Giuseppe Brancatelli
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC Presbyterian, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:877-83. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the CT and MR imaging appearance of large regenerative nodules arising in livers with vascular disorders and to correlate these findings with the clinical and pathologic findings...
  63. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary radiofrequency ablation--an international study survey
    Karin Steinke
    Department of Surgery, UNSW, The St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Anticancer Res 24:339-43. 2004
    ..Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is rapidly evolving as a new minimally invasive tool for the treatment of pulmonary tumors...