Luigi Rigacci

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Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Alemtuzumab (Campath-1H) and CHOP chemotherapy as first-line treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma: results of a GITIL (Gruppo Italiano Terapie Innovative nei Linfomi) prospective multicenter trial
    Andrea Gallamini
    Hematology Department, Ospedale Santa Croce, Cuneo, Italy
    Blood 110:2316-23. 2007
  2. ncbi Can (18)F-FDG PET after first cycle chemotherapy predict the efficacy of therapy in Hodgkin's disease?
    Luigi Rigacci
    Hematology Department, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi and Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    Haematologica 87:ELT24. 2002
  3. ncbi PET scan evaluation of thymic mass after autologous peripheral blood stem-cell transplantation in an adult with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Francesca Pagliai
    Haematology Department of Florence, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Universita degli Studi, Policlinico Careggi Viale Pieraccini, 85, 50132 Florence, Italy
    Leuk Lymphoma 44:2015-8. 2003
  4. ncbi Dose-dense CHOP plus rituximab (R-CHOP14) for the treatment of elderly patients with high-risk diffuse large B cell lymphoma: a pilot study
    Luigi Rigacci
    Department of Hematology, Careggi Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Acta Haematol 115:22-7. 2006
  5. ncbi The predictive value of positron emission tomography scanning performed after two courses of standard therapy on treatment outcome in advanced stage Hodgkin's disease
    Andrea Gallamini
    SC Ematologia Azienda, Ospedaliera S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Haematologica 91:475-81. 2006
  6. ncbi Positron emission tomography in the staging of patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma. A prospective multicentric study by the Intergruppo Italiano Linfomi
    Luigi Rigacci
    Hematology and Nuclear Medicine, Careggi Hospital and University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Ann Hematol 86:897-903. 2007
  7. ncbi Liposome-encapsulated doxorubicin in combination with cyclophosphamide, vincristine, prednisone and rituximab in patients with lymphoma and concurrent cardiac diseases or pre-treated with anthracyclines
    Luigi Rigacci
    Department of Hematology, Careggi Hospital and University of Florence, Italy
    Hematol Oncol 25:198-203. 2007
  8. ncbi Rituximab and chlorambucil as first-line treatment for low-grade ocular adnexal lymphomas
    Luigi Rigacci
    Department of Hematology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Ann Hematol 86:565-8. 2007
  9. doi Oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy (dexamethasone, high-dose cytarabine, and oxaliplatin)±rituximab is an effective salvage regimen in patients with relapsed or refractory lymphoma
    Luigi Rigacci
    Department of Hematology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Cancer 116:4573-9. 2010
  10. ncbi Combined chemotherapy with carmustine, doxorubicin, etoposide, vincristine, and cyclophosphamide plus mitoxantrone, cytarabine and methotrexate with citrovorum factor for the treatment of aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a long-term follow-up study
    Luigi Rigacci
    Department of Hematology, Careggi Hospital and University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Cancer 103:970-7. 2005

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Publications29

  1. ncbi Alemtuzumab (Campath-1H) and CHOP chemotherapy as first-line treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma: results of a GITIL (Gruppo Italiano Terapie Innovative nei Linfomi) prospective multicenter trial
    Andrea Gallamini
    Hematology Department, Ospedale Santa Croce, Cuneo, Italy
    Blood 110:2316-23. 2007
    ..This clinical trial was registered with the Osservatorio Nazionale sulla Sperimentazione cinica as ID no. 141202...
  2. ncbi Can (18)F-FDG PET after first cycle chemotherapy predict the efficacy of therapy in Hodgkin's disease?
    Luigi Rigacci
    Hematology Department, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi and Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    Haematologica 87:ELT24. 2002
  3. ncbi PET scan evaluation of thymic mass after autologous peripheral blood stem-cell transplantation in an adult with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Francesca Pagliai
    Haematology Department of Florence, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Universita degli Studi, Policlinico Careggi Viale Pieraccini, 85, 50132 Florence, Italy
    Leuk Lymphoma 44:2015-8. 2003
    ..This is the first case of benign thymic hyperplasia defined with FDG-PET and confirmed by histologic evaluation...
  4. ncbi Dose-dense CHOP plus rituximab (R-CHOP14) for the treatment of elderly patients with high-risk diffuse large B cell lymphoma: a pilot study
    Luigi Rigacci
    Department of Hematology, Careggi Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Acta Haematol 115:22-7. 2006
    ..Therefore, we have treated elderly patients with a dose-intensified protocol. Aim of the study was to verify the feasibility of this scheme in a subset of patients with high-risk aggressive lymphomas...
  5. ncbi The predictive value of positron emission tomography scanning performed after two courses of standard therapy on treatment outcome in advanced stage Hodgkin's disease
    Andrea Gallamini
    SC Ematologia Azienda, Ospedaliera S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Haematologica 91:475-81. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi Positron emission tomography in the staging of patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma. A prospective multicentric study by the Intergruppo Italiano Linfomi
    Luigi Rigacci
    Hematology and Nuclear Medicine, Careggi Hospital and University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Ann Hematol 86:897-903. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi Liposome-encapsulated doxorubicin in combination with cyclophosphamide, vincristine, prednisone and rituximab in patients with lymphoma and concurrent cardiac diseases or pre-treated with anthracyclines
    Luigi Rigacci
    Department of Hematology, Careggi Hospital and University of Florence, Italy
    Hematol Oncol 25:198-203. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi Rituximab and chlorambucil as first-line treatment for low-grade ocular adnexal lymphomas
    Luigi Rigacci
    Department of Hematology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Ann Hematol 86:565-8. 2007
    ..Rituximab in combination with chlorambucil proved to be a feasible option as first-line treatment for OALs because of its feasibility and the absence of toxicity and local sequelae...
  9. doi Oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy (dexamethasone, high-dose cytarabine, and oxaliplatin)±rituximab is an effective salvage regimen in patients with relapsed or refractory lymphoma
    Luigi Rigacci
    Department of Hematology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Cancer 116:4573-9. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi Combined chemotherapy with carmustine, doxorubicin, etoposide, vincristine, and cyclophosphamide plus mitoxantrone, cytarabine and methotrexate with citrovorum factor for the treatment of aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a long-term follow-up study
    Luigi Rigacci
    Department of Hematology, Careggi Hospital and University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Cancer 103:970-7. 2005
    ..The objective of the current study was to explore, after a long follow-up period, the impact of this third-generation regimen for the treatment of aggressive NHL...
  11. ncbi 18FDG-positron emission tomography in post treatment evaluation of residual mass in Hodgkin's lymphoma: long-term results
    Luigi Rigacci
    Haematology Department, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi and University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 17, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Oncol Rep 14:1209-14. 2005
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  12. ncbi Treatment of large cell lymphoma in elderly patients with a mitoxantrone, cyclophosphamide, etoposide, and prednisone regimen: long-term follow-up results
    Luigi Rigacci
    Hematology Department, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi University of Florence, Viale G B Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Cancer 97:97-104. 2003
    ..Thus, age represents a fundamental prognostic factor that has a profound influence on both therapeutic decisions and patient outcome...
  13. doi Safety and efficacy of rituximab in patients with hepatitis C virus-related mixed cryoglobulinemia and severe liver disease
    Antonio Petrarca
    Center for Systemic Manifestations of Hepatitis Viruses MASVE, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Blood 116:335-42. 2010
    ..Moreover, the depletion of CD20(+) B cells was also followed by cirrhosis syndrome improvement despite the possibility of transient increases of viremia titers...
  14. doi Single dose palonosetron and dexamethasone in preventing nausea and vomiting induced by high emetogenic ABVD regimen in Hodgkin Lymphoma patients
    Luigi Rigacci
    Haematology Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Largo Brambilla, 3 50139 Firenze, Italy
    Leuk Res 36:182-5. 2012
    ..6% patients. In conclusion our study demonstrated that a single dose of palonosetron plus a single dose of dexamethasone was effective in preventing CINV in patients treated with ABVD regimen...
  15. ncbi Early interim 2-[18F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography is prognostically superior to international prognostic score in advanced-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma: a report from a joint Italian-Danish study
    Andrea Gallamini
    Department of Hematology, Azienda Ospedaliera S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 25:3746-52. 2007
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  16. doi Rituximab and subcutaneous 2-chloro-2'-deoxyadenosine combination treatment for patients with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia: clinical and biologic results of a phase II multicenter study
    Daniele Laszlo
    Department of Hematology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 28:2233-8. 2010
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  17. doi Evidence for reduced angiogenesis in bone marrow in SSc: immunohistochemistry and multiparametric computerized imaging analysis
    Valentina Carrai
    Department of Haematology, Careggi Hospital, Largo Brambilla 3, Florence, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:1042-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate, in SSc BM, angiogenesis, cellular immune system and fibrosis...
  18. ncbi The role of anthracyclines in combination chemotherapy for the treatment of follicular lymphoma: retrospective study of the Intergruppo Italiano Linfomi on 761 cases
    Luigi Rigacci
    Cattedra e Divisione di Ematologia, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italia
    Leuk Lymphoma 44:1911-7. 2003
    ..On the basis of these results anthracycline-containing regimens (ACR) should be considered as the standard treatment of patients with advanced follicular lymphoma...
  19. doi Bendamustine with or without rituximab for the treatment of heavily pretreated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients : A multicenter retrospective study on behalf of the Italian Lymphoma Foundation (FIL)
    Luigi Rigacci
    SOD Ematologia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Ann Hematol 91:1013-22. 2012
    ..In summary, this retrospective study shows that treatment with bendamustine alone or in combination with rituximab is a safe and effective regimen in a subset of multi-resistant patients...
  20. pmc Patients with ≥ 20 × 10(9)/l platelets at baseline may have a prompt response to romiplostim during the early phase of treatment: an italian single-institution experience
    Simone Baldini
    University of Florence, Hematology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis 4:e2012044. 2012
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  21. ncbi Improvement in liver cirrhosis after treatment of HCV-related mixed cryoglobulinemia with rituximab
    Antonio Petrarca
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center for the Study of Systemic Manifestations of Hepatitis Viruses MaSVE, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:S129-33. 2007
    ..Interesting working hypotheses may implicate a role played by B-cell infiltrates in conditioning liver damage. The improvement of Kupffer cell function due to the cryocrit value reduction might also play a role...
  22. doi Drug-specific Th2 cells and IgE antibodies in a patient with anaphylaxis to rituximab
    Alessandra Vultaggio
    Immunoallergology Unit, Department of Biomedicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy vultaggioa aou careggi toscana it
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 159:321-6. 2012
    ..Our results show the presence of RTX-specific Th2-type cells and IgE antibodies, thus suggesting that type I hypersensitivity may be an additional mechanism to CRS in the development of RTX reactions...
  23. doi Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma relapsed after autologous stem cell transplantation: a GITMO study
    Luigi Rigacci
    Division of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Ann Hematol 91:931-9. 2012
    ..Moreover, the only parameter affecting either OS or PFS was the response status at the time of allo-SCT...
  24. ncbi Molecular cytogenetic findings in a four-way t(1;12;5;12)(p36;p13;q33;q24) underlying the ETV6-PDGFRB fusion gene in chronic myelomonocytic leukemia
    Barbara Crescenzi
    Department of Hematology, University of Perugia, IBiT Foundation Fondazione IRCCS Biotecnologie nel Trapianto, Via Brunamonti 51, 06122 Perugia, Italy
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 176:67-71. 2007
    ..Assessment of cell lineages harboring the genomic lesion may contribute in the understanding of leukemogenic pathways...
  25. ncbi Multispectral imaging autofluorescence microscopy in colonic and gastric cancer metastatic lymph nodes
    Desiree Pantalone
    Department of Critical Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:230-6. 2007
    ..We propose the application of autofluorescence (AF)-based techniques for lymph node evaluation in colorectal and gastric tumors...
  26. ncbi Quantitative PCR of bone marrow BCL2/IgH+ cells at diagnosis predicts treatment response and long-term outcome in follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Alessandro Rambaldi
    Divisione di Ematologia, Ospedali Riuniti Largo Barozzi 1, 24100, Bergamo, Italy
    Blood 105:3428-33. 2005
    ..006). RQ-PCR performed at presentation on BM samples predicts treatment response and long-term clinical outcome in patients with follicular lymphoma...
  27. ncbi Dose-dense R-CHOP-14 supported by pegfilgrastim in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a phase II study of feasibility and toxicity
    Ercole Brusamolino
    Division of Hematology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Haematologica 91:496-502. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and toxicity of CHOP-14, with rituximab (R-CHOP-14), supported by pegfilgrastim, in untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)...
  28. doi Fludarabine and mitoxantrone followed by yttrium-90 ibritumomab tiuxetan in previously untreated patients with follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma trial: a phase II non-randomised trial (FLUMIZ)
    Pier Luigi Zinzani
    Institute of Haematology and Medical Oncology L and A Seragnoli, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 9:352-8. 2008
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  29. ncbi Peripheral T-cell lymphoma unspecified (PTCL-U): a new prognostic model from a retrospective multicentric clinical study
    Andrea Gallamini
    Struttura Complessa Ematologia Azienda Ospedaliera S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Blood 103:2474-9. 2004
    ..9% and 38.8%, respectively; group 3, 2 factors, with 5-year and 10-year OS of 32.9% and 18.0%, respectively; group 4, 3 or 4 factors, with a 5-year and 10-year OS of 18.3 and 12.6%, respectively (P< or =.0001; log-rank, 66.79)...