Massimo Pistolesi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging techniques in treatment algorithms of pulmonary embolism
    M Pistolesi
    Dept of Critical Care, University of Florence, Italy
    Eur Respir J Suppl 35:28s-39s. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Malignant pleural mesothelioma: update, current management, and newer therapeutic strategies
    Massimo Pistolesi
    Section of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Critical Care, University of Florence, Viale G B Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Chest 126:1318-29. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: thin-section CT measurement of airway wall thickness and lung attenuation
    Ilaria Orlandi
    Radiodiagnostic Section, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence 50134, Italy
    Radiology 234:604-10. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Pulmonary function and sputum characteristics predict computed tomography phenotype and severity of COPD
    Gianna Camiciottoli
    Dept of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Eur Respir J 42:626-35. 2013
  5. doi request reprint BODE-index, modified BODE-index and ADO-score in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: relationship with COPD phenotypes and CT lung density changes
    Gianna Camiciottoli
    University of Florence, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Respiratory Medicine, Florence, Italy it
    COPD 9:297-304. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Water aerosols and cough
    Giovanni A Fontana
    Unità Funzionale di Medicina Respiratoria Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italia
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 15:205-11. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Identification of a predominant COPD phenotype in clinical practice
    Massimo Pistolesi
    Department of Critical Care, Section of Respiratory Medicine, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Firenze, Italy
    Respir Med 102:367-76. 2008
  8. pmc Speed of onset of bronchodilator response to salbutamol inhaled via different devices in asthmatics: a bioassay based on functional antagonism
    Federico Lavorini
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Unità Funzionale di Medicina Respiratoria, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 62:403-11. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Lung CT densitometry in systemic sclerosis: correlation with lung function, exercise testing, and quality of life
    Gianna Camiciottoli
    Respiratory Medicine Unit, Department of Critical Care, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Viale Morgagni 85, Firenze, Italy
    Chest 131:672-81. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cardiac output from systemic arterial pressure in humans
    Salvatore M Romano
    Department of Critical Care, University of Florence, Italy
    Crit Care Med 30:1834-41. 2002

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging techniques in treatment algorithms of pulmonary embolism
    M Pistolesi
    Dept of Critical Care, University of Florence, Italy
    Eur Respir J Suppl 35:28s-39s. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Malignant pleural mesothelioma: update, current management, and newer therapeutic strategies
    Massimo Pistolesi
    Section of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Critical Care, University of Florence, Viale G B Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Chest 126:1318-29. 2004
    ..This review explores our current knowledge of this disease and presents current and novel therapeutic strategies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: thin-section CT measurement of airway wall thickness and lung attenuation
    Ilaria Orlandi
    Radiodiagnostic Section, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence 50134, Italy
    Radiology 234:604-10. 2005
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Pulmonary function and sputum characteristics predict computed tomography phenotype and severity of COPD
    Gianna Camiciottoli
    Dept of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Eur Respir J 42:626-35. 2013
    ..Multivariate models based on pulmonary function variables and sputum purulence classify patients according to overall severity and predominant phenotype of COPD as assessed quantitatively by CT. ..
  5. doi request reprint BODE-index, modified BODE-index and ADO-score in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: relationship with COPD phenotypes and CT lung density changes
    Gianna Camiciottoli
    University of Florence, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Respiratory Medicine, Florence, Italy it
    COPD 9:297-304. 2012
    ..BODE reflect COPD severity better than other MGS, but not its clinical heterogeneity. 6MWT does not significantly increase BODE predictivity of CT lung density changes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Water aerosols and cough
    Giovanni A Fontana
    Unità Funzionale di Medicina Respiratoria Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italia
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 15:205-11. 2002
    ..Nedocromil sodium administration increases cough threshold and attenuates the ventilatory responses. The assessment of sensory and motor components of coughing may represent a useful tool for those investigating cough in humans...
  7. doi request reprint Identification of a predominant COPD phenotype in clinical practice
    Massimo Pistolesi
    Department of Critical Care, Section of Respiratory Medicine, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Firenze, Italy
    Respir Med 102:367-76. 2008
    ..In a cross-sectional study we aimed to ascertain whether COPD phenotypes reflecting different mechanisms of airflow limitation could be clinically identified...
  8. pmc Speed of onset of bronchodilator response to salbutamol inhaled via different devices in asthmatics: a bioassay based on functional antagonism
    Federico Lavorini
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Unità Funzionale di Medicina Respiratoria, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italia
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 62:403-11. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Lung CT densitometry in systemic sclerosis: correlation with lung function, exercise testing, and quality of life
    Gianna Camiciottoli
    Respiratory Medicine Unit, Department of Critical Care, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Viale Morgagni 85, Firenze, Italy
    Chest 131:672-81. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cardiac output from systemic arterial pressure in humans
    Salvatore M Romano
    Department of Critical Care, University of Florence, Italy
    Crit Care Med 30:1834-41. 2002
    ....
  11. pmc Clinical and functional responses to salbutamol inhaled via different devices in asthmatic patients with induced bronchoconstriction
    Federico Lavorini
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Unità Funzionale di Medicina Respiratoria, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 58:512-20. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Handgrip-induced airway dilation in asthmatic patients with bronchoconstriction induced by MCh inhalation
    Giovanni A Fontana
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, I 50134 Florence, Italy
    J Appl Physiol 93:1723-30. 2002
    ..Mediators co-released in response to sympathetic activation may also have contributed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Agreement between two methods for assessing bioequivalence of inhaled salbutamol
    Federico Lavorini
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Unità Funzionale di Medicina Respiratoria, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Viale G B Morgagni 85 50134, Firenze, Italy
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 21:380-4. 2008
    ..The pMDI+ Volumatic is twice as efficient as the Diskus in lung delivery of salbutamol in asthma patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Baroreflex function in vasodepressive syncope: detection of early impairment
    Franco Franchi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Florence School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 9:CR125-30. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Cough and ventilatory adjustments evoked by aerosolised capsaicin and distilled water (fog) in man
    Federico Lavorini
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Unità Funzionale di Medicina Respiratoria, Universita di Firenze, Viale G B Morgagni 85, 50134 Firenze, Italy
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 156:331-9. 2007
    ..The selective increase in tidal volume suggests prevailing involvement of rapidly adapting receptors. The stronger sensations evoked by capsaicin may contribute to the higher cough frequency observed with this agent...
  16. ncbi request reprint Spirometrically gated high-resolution CT findings in COPD: lung attenuation vs lung function and dyspnea severity
    Gianna Camiciottoli
    Department of Critical Care, Section of Respiratory Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Chest 129:558-64. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of spirometric-gated and -ungated HRCT in COPD
    Chiara Moroni
    Radiodiagnostic Section, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Pisa, Italy
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 27:375-9. 2003
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Perfusion lung scintigraphy for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: a reappraisal and review of the Prospective Investigative Study of Acute Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis methods
    Massimo Miniati
    Department of Critical Care, Section of Respiratory Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Semin Nucl Med 38:450-61. 2008
    ..Clinical outcomes in patients in whom PE is excluded in this way are comparable to outcomes for patients in whom the diagnosis is excluded by CTA or conventional angiography...
  19. ncbi request reprint Continuous recording of dicrotic and pulse pressures during head-up tilting test: the vasodepressive profile. Preliminary data
    Salvatore M Romano
    Department of Critical Care, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Ital Heart J 3:665-72. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether a non-invasive automatic evaluation of the pulse wave characteristics could provide clinical clues when monitoring the hemodynamic adjustments to head-up tilting...
  20. doi request reprint Explorative data analysis techniques and unsupervised clustering methods to support clinical assessment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) phenotypes
    Matteo Paoletti
    Department of Systems and Computer Science, University of Florence, Italy
    J Biomed Inform 42:1013-21. 2009
    ..In order to validate our methods, we compared the results obtained from a training set of 415 patients with lung density data acquired in a test set of 93 patients who underwent HRCT (High Resolution Computerized Tomography)...
  21. doi request reprint Respiratory expulsive efforts evoked by maximal lung emptying
    Federico Lavorini
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Chest 140:690-6. 2011
    ..Some patients exhibit cough-like expiratory efforts ("deflation cough") during slow vital capacity (SVC) and/or FVC maneuver. The cause and motor features of these expulsive efforts are unknown...
  22. doi request reprint Whole-lung densitometry versus visual assessment of emphysema
    Edoardo Cavigli
    Radiodiagnostic Section, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence, 50134, Italy
    Eur Radiol 19:1686-92. 2009
    ..62). Densitometry should be preferred to visual assessment because it enables a more reproducible evaluation of the extent of pulmonary emphysema, which can be carried out on the entire lung in a reasonable amount of time...
  23. doi request reprint A 4-year trial of tiotropium in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Donald P Tashkin
    David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1690, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1543-54. 2008
    ..Previous studies showing that tiotropium improves multiple end points in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) led us to examine the long-term effects of tiotropium therapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Chronic effort dyspnea explained by lung function tests and by HRCT and CRX radiographic patterns in COPD: a post-hoc analysis in 51 patients
    Carlo Giuntini
    Section of Respiratory Diseases, Cardiothoracic Department, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    COPD 4:169-76. 2007
    ..For example in the 6-minute walk test, a similar or higher proportion (60%) of the overall variance is unexplained...
  25. pmc Bayes pulmonary embolism assisted diagnosis: a new expert system for clinical use
    Davide Luciani
    Unit of Clinical Knowledge Engineering, Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute of Pharmacological Research, Clinical Centre for Rare Diseases Aldo e Cele Daccò, Ranica Bergamo, Italy
    Emerg Med J 24:157-64. 2007
    ..As Bayesian networks fully meet this requirement, Bayes Pulmonary embolism Assisted Diagnosis (BayPAD), a probabilistic expert systems focused on pulmonary embolism, was developed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Budesonide/formoterol combination therapy as both maintenance and reliever medication in asthma
    Paul M O'Byrne
    Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:129-36. 2005
    ..001), reduced severe exacerbation rate, and improved symptoms, awakenings, and lung function compared with both fixed dosing regimens...
  27. doi request reprint Challenges in the diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism
    Paul D Stein
    Department of Research, St Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, Pontiac, Mich, USA
    Am J Med 121:565-71. 2008
    ..A patient-specific approach to the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism can be taken safely in hemodynamically stable patients to increase efficiency and decrease cost and exposure to radiation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Management of suspected acute pulmonary embolism in the era of CT angiography: a statement from the Fleischner Society
    Martine Remy-Jardin
    Department of Thoracic Imaging, Hospital Calmette, University Center of Lille, Boulevard Jules Leclerc, 59037, Lille, France
    Radiology 245:315-29. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Fog-induced cough with impaired respiratory sensation in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Federico Lavorini
    Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Sezione di Medicina Respiratoria, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Viale G B Morgagni, 85 50134 Florence, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:825-32. 2007
    ..Little is known regarding cough in CCHS. Parental reports indicate that patients cough normally during airway infections; however, previous studies have demonstrated no cough response to fog inhalation...