Luca Messerini

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Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prognostic significance of occult tumor cells in lymph nodes from patients with stage IIA colorectal carcinoma
    Luca Messerini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence Medical School, Florence 50134, Italy
    Hum Pathol 37:1259-67. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint h-caldesmon, calretinin, estrogen receptor, and Ber-EP4: a useful combination of immunohistochemical markers for differentiating epithelioid peritoneal mesothelioma from serous papillary carcinoma of the ovary
    Camilla E Comin
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:1139-48. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Lymph node recovery from colorectal tumor specimens: recommendation for a minimum number of lymph nodes to be examined
    Fabio Cianchi
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Sez Clinica Chirurgica e Terapia Chirurgica, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    World J Surg 26:384-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of 5-lipoxygenase by MK886 augments the antitumor activity of celecoxib in human colon cancer cells
    Fabio Cianchi
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica Medical School, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Mol Cancer Ther 5:2716-26. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Multiple effects of somatostatin analogs verified in three cases of metastasized neuroendocrine tumors of the gastroenteropancreatic system
    Giancarlo Biliotti
    Unit of Surgery, University of Florence, Italy
    Tumori 92:170-4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Pathologic determinants of survival after resection of T3N0 (Stage IIA) colorectal cancer: proposal for a new prognostic model
    Fabio Cianchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1332-41. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Clear cell sarcoma of the ileum: report of a case and review of literature
    Camilla E Comin
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana ed Oncologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, V le Morgagni, 85, 50134 Firenze, Italy
    Virchows Arch 451:839-45. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of cyclooxygenase-2 in mediating the effects of histamine on cell proliferation and vascular endothelial growth factor production in colorectal cancer
    Fabio Cianchi
    Department of General Surgery, Medical School, University of Florence, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 11:6807-15. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Solitary necrotic nodules of the liver: cross-sectional imaging findings and follow-up in nine patients
    Stefano Colagrande
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, Section of Radiodiagnostics, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, 50134 Florence, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:1122-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Liver angiogenesis as a risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma development in hepatitis C virus cirrhotic patients
    Roberto Mazzanti
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Florence School of Medicine, Viale GB Morgagni 85, I 50134 Firenze, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 13:5009-14. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prognostic significance of occult tumor cells in lymph nodes from patients with stage IIA colorectal carcinoma
    Luca Messerini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence Medical School, Florence 50134, Italy
    Hum Pathol 37:1259-67. 2006
    ..The detection of immunostained tumor cells in the LNs of patients with stage IIA CRC occurs relatively frequently but has no significant effect on prognosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint h-caldesmon, calretinin, estrogen receptor, and Ber-EP4: a useful combination of immunohistochemical markers for differentiating epithelioid peritoneal mesothelioma from serous papillary carcinoma of the ovary
    Camilla E Comin
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:1139-48. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Lymph node recovery from colorectal tumor specimens: recommendation for a minimum number of lymph nodes to be examined
    Fabio Cianchi
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Sez Clinica Chirurgica e Terapia Chirurgica, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    World J Surg 26:384-9. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that harvesting and examining a minimum of nine lymph nodes per surgical specimen may be sufficient for reliable staging of lymph node-negative tumors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of 5-lipoxygenase by MK886 augments the antitumor activity of celecoxib in human colon cancer cells
    Fabio Cianchi
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica Medical School, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Mol Cancer Ther 5:2716-26. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our study showed that inhibition of 5-LOX by MK886 could augment the antitumor activity of celecoxib in human colorectal cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Multiple effects of somatostatin analogs verified in three cases of metastasized neuroendocrine tumors of the gastroenteropancreatic system
    Giancarlo Biliotti
    Unit of Surgery, University of Florence, Italy
    Tumori 92:170-4. 2006
    ..In this study the authors, based on their own experience, evaluate the effectiveness of SST analogs in treating GEP endocrine tumors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pathologic determinants of survival after resection of T3N0 (Stage IIA) colorectal cancer: proposal for a new prognostic model
    Fabio Cianchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1332-41. 2007
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the prognostic impact of a wide spectrum of pathologic parameters in a consecutive series of homogenously treated and well-characterized patients with Stage IIA (T3N0M0) colorectal cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clear cell sarcoma of the ileum: report of a case and review of literature
    Camilla E Comin
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana ed Oncologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, V le Morgagni, 85, 50134 Firenze, Italy
    Virchows Arch 451:839-45. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of cyclooxygenase-2 in mediating the effects of histamine on cell proliferation and vascular endothelial growth factor production in colorectal cancer
    Fabio Cianchi
    Department of General Surgery, Medical School, University of Florence, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 11:6807-15. 2005
    ..We attempted to establish whether the possible involvement of histidine decarboxylase and histamine in colorectal carcinogenesis might be mediated by the activation of the cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) pathway...
  9. doi request reprint Solitary necrotic nodules of the liver: cross-sectional imaging findings and follow-up in nine patients
    Stefano Colagrande
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, Section of Radiodiagnostics, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, 50134 Florence, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:1122-8. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Liver angiogenesis as a risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma development in hepatitis C virus cirrhotic patients
    Roberto Mazzanti
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Florence School of Medicine, Viale GB Morgagni 85, I 50134 Firenze, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 13:5009-14. 2007
    ..To evaluate the predictive value of hepatocyte proliferation and hepatic angiogenesis for the occurrence of Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in hepatitis C virus (HCV) cirrhotic patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 activation mediates the proangiogenic effect of nitric oxide in colorectal cancer
    Fabio Cianchi
    Department of General Surgery, Medical School, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 10:2694-704. 2004
    ..We aimed at evaluating the possible interaction between the nitric oxide and COX-2 pathways, and its effect on promoting tumor angiogenesis...
  12. pmc Inducible nitric oxide synthase expression in human colorectal cancer: correlation with tumor angiogenesis
    Fabio Cianchi
    Department of General Surgery, Medical School, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Pathol 162:793-801. 2003
    ..Western and Northern blot analyses confirmed the up-regulation of the iNOS protein and gene in the tumor specimens as compared with normal mucosa. NO seems to play a role in colorectal cancer growth by promoting tumor angiogenesis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tumor angiogenesis in lymph node-negative rectal cancer: correlation with clinicopathological parameters and prognosis
    Fabio Cianchi
    Department of General Surgery, University of Florence, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:20-6. 2002
    ..We retrospectively analyzed the value of microvessel count in predicting the clinical outcome of stage I and II (Dukes A and B) rectal cancer patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint h-Caldesmon, a useful positive marker in the diagnosis of pleural malignant mesothelioma, epithelioid type
    Camilla E Comin
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence Medical School, Florence, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 30:463-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that h-caldesmon is a highly sensitive and specific marker and suggest its inclusion in the immunohistochemical panel for the differential diagnosis of epithelioid mesothelioma versus lung adenocarcinoma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Analysis of gene expression profiles reveals novel correlations with the clinical course of colorectal cancer
    Duccio Cavalieri
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Oncol Res 16:535-48. 2007
    ..In this set of patients the Cox Proportional Hazard Model analysis demonstrated a significant association between increased patient survival and low expression of ITGB2 (p = 0.011) and NPR1 (p = 0.023) genes...
  16. doi request reprint Adjuvant chemotherapy in completely resected gastric cancer: a randomized phase III trial conducted by GOIRC
    Francesco Di Costanzo
    Unit of Medical Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Viale Pieraccini 17, 50139 Florence, Italy
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:388-98. 2008
    ..Complete surgical resection of gastric cancer is potentially curative, but long-term survival is poor...
  17. ncbi request reprint NF2 expression levels of gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a quantitative real-time PCR study
    Antonio Taddei
    Department of Surgical Pathology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Tumori 94:551-5. 2008
    ..NF2 gene mRNA expression was assessed in fresh tissue of stomach from 5 consecutive patients. We detected no alterations in NF2 gene expression in the quantitative analyses of the 5 tumors...
  18. ncbi request reprint KI-67 antigen expression predicts survival and correlates with histologic subtype in the WHO classification of thymic epithelial tumors
    Camilla E Comin
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana ed Oncologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 12:395-400. 2004
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint herg1 gene and HERG1 protein are overexpressed in colorectal cancers and regulate cell invasion of tumor cells
    Elena Lastraioli
    Department of Experimental Pathology and Oncology, University of Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Cancer Res 64:606-11. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of somatostatin receptor subtype 2 expression in sporadic colorectal tumor and in the corresponding normal mucosa
    Claudia Casini Raggi
    Clinical Biochemistry Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Pieraccini 6, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 8:419-27. 2002
    ..In a limited number of patients, these results were compared with those obtained by in situ hybridization (n = 26) and by in vivo imaging with (111)In-pentetreotide (n = 17)...
  21. ncbi request reprint hERG1 channels in human esophagus: evidence for their aberrant expression in the malignant progression of Barrett's esophagus
    Elena Lastraioli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Oncologia Sperimentali, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cell Physiol 209:398-404. 2006
    ..Data here reported, support the hypothesis that hERG1 expression marks an early step of the progression of normality to cancer in the human esophagus through a metaplastic and dysplastic stage...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pegylated interferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin in the retreatment of interferon-ribavirin nonresponder patients
    Gloria Taliani
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Gastroenterology 130:1098-106. 2006
    ..Treatment up to 48 weeks also in patients who have failed to clear hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA by week 24 was also evaluated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Correlations between phenotype and microsatellite instability in HNPCC: implications for genetic testing
    Raffaele Palmirotta
    Department of Oncology and Neurosciences, University Gabriele D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Fam Cancer 3:117-21. 2004
    ..These families probably carry mutations in other genes that may or may not be related to MMR. Additional studies are necessary to clarify the molecular basis for HNPCC in families with MSS tumors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Intrabiliary metastasis from rectal cancer mimicking peripheral papillary-type cholangiocarcinoma
    Stefano Colagrande
    J Hepatol 41:172-4. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of renal transplantation from older donors
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    N Engl J Med 354:2071-4; author reply 2071-4. 2006