Francesco Rivasi

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Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of the uterine cervix. A case report confirmed by FKHR break-apart rearrangement using a fluorescence in situ hybridization probe on paraffin-embedded tissues
    Francesco Rivasi
    Department of Diagnostic Services, Laboratory and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 27:442-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint FISH analysis in cell touch preparations and cytological specimens from formalin-fixed fetal autopsies
    Francesco Rivasi
    Department of Diagnostic and Laboratory Services and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:633-6. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Histopathology of gastric and duodenal Strongyloides stercoralis locations in fifteen immunocompromised subjects
    Francesco Rivasi
    Department of Pathologic Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1792-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of Dirofilaria (Nochtiella) repens DNA by polymerase chain reaction in embedded paraffin tissues from two human pulmonary locations
    Francesco Rivasi
    Department of Diagnostic and Laboratory Service and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    APMIS 114:567-74. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Appendicitis associated with presence of Schistosoma haematobium eggs: an unusual pathology for Europe. Report of three cases
    Francesco Rivasi
    Department of Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    APMIS 114:72-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Vegetable cells in Papanicolaou-stained cervical smears
    Francesco Rivasi
    Integrated Department of Diagnostic and Laboratory Service and Forensic Medicine, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Diagn Cytopathol 34:45-9. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Can leptin-derived sequence-modified nanoparticles be suitable tools for brain delivery?
    Giovanni Tosi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Nanomedicine (Lond) 7:365-82. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Investigation on mechanisms of glycopeptide nanoparticles for drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier
    Giovanni Tosi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Nanomedicine (Lond) 6:423-36. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Unexpected intrauterine fetal death in parvovirus B19 fetal infection
    Enrico Silingardi
    Department of Legal Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 30:394-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint 3-T MRI in the preoperative evaluation of depth of myometrial infiltration in endometrial cancer
    Pietro Torricelli
    Department of Radiology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Policlinico, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:489-95. 2008

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of the uterine cervix. A case report confirmed by FKHR break-apart rearrangement using a fluorescence in situ hybridization probe on paraffin-embedded tissues
    Francesco Rivasi
    Department of Diagnostic Services, Laboratory and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 27:442-6. 2008
    ..The literature has been reviewed; the histologic differential diagnosis of this rare lesion has been discussed and FISH has been suggested to be useful in differentiating ARMS from other poorly differentiated round cell tumors...
  2. doi request reprint FISH analysis in cell touch preparations and cytological specimens from formalin-fixed fetal autopsies
    Francesco Rivasi
    Department of Diagnostic and Laboratory Services and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:633-6. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Histopathology of gastric and duodenal Strongyloides stercoralis locations in fifteen immunocompromised subjects
    Francesco Rivasi
    Department of Pathologic Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1792-8. 2006
    ..Strongyloidiasis is a worldwide parasitic infection affecting approximately 75 million people. In Italy, it was more prevalent in the past among rural populations of irrigated areas...
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of Dirofilaria (Nochtiella) repens DNA by polymerase chain reaction in embedded paraffin tissues from two human pulmonary locations
    Francesco Rivasi
    Department of Diagnostic and Laboratory Service and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    APMIS 114:567-74. 2006
    ..These cases represent the first PCR-based diagnosis of D. repens in a human pulmonary dirofilariasis on samples embedded in paraffin...
  5. ncbi request reprint Appendicitis associated with presence of Schistosoma haematobium eggs: an unusual pathology for Europe. Report of three cases
    Francesco Rivasi
    Department of Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    APMIS 114:72-6. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Vegetable cells in Papanicolaou-stained cervical smears
    Francesco Rivasi
    Integrated Department of Diagnostic and Laboratory Service and Forensic Medicine, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Diagn Cytopathol 34:45-9. 2006
    ..The authors have identified the origin of these contaminants and the means of pollution, using cytological and pharmaceutical investigation...
  7. doi request reprint Can leptin-derived sequence-modified nanoparticles be suitable tools for brain delivery?
    Giovanni Tosi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Nanomedicine (Lond) 7:365-82. 2012
    ..The capability of these modified NPs to reach the brain was evaluated in rats after intravenous administration...
  8. doi request reprint Investigation on mechanisms of glycopeptide nanoparticles for drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier
    Giovanni Tosi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Nanomedicine (Lond) 6:423-36. 2011
    ..However, the in vivo mechanisms of the BBB crossing of this kind of NP has not been investigated until now. This article aimed to develop a deep understanding of the mechanism of BBB crossing of the modified NPs...
  9. doi request reprint Unexpected intrauterine fetal death in parvovirus B19 fetal infection
    Enrico Silingardi
    Department of Legal Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 30:394-7. 2009
    ..Only the cases of the second trimester and one of the 2 cases of the third trimester presented the characteristic aspects of fetal infection. The other case of third trimester was characterized by placental involvement...
  10. doi request reprint 3-T MRI in the preoperative evaluation of depth of myometrial infiltration in endometrial cancer
    Pietro Torricelli
    Department of Radiology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Policlinico, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:489-95. 2008
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of 3-T MRI in determining the depth of myometrial infiltration in patients with endometrial cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Peptide-derivatized biodegradable nanoparticles able to cross the blood-brain barrier
    Luca Costantino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 183, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Control Release 108:84-96. 2005
    ..Fluorescent and confocal microscopy studies showed that while PLGA Np are unable to cross the BBB, for the first time these solid Np surface-modified with peptides were shown to be able to cross the BBB...
  12. doi request reprint MUC5AC, cytokeratin 20 and HER2 expression and K-RAS mutations within mucinogenic growth in congenital pulmonary airway malformations
    Giulio Rossi
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Via del Pozzo 71, Modena, Italy
    Histopathology 60:1133-43. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Heavy metals nanoparticles in fetal kidney and liver tissues
    Antonietta M Gatti
    Department of Specialistic Surgeries, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 3:221-6. 2011
    ..Data are suggestive and open-up a new clue for further investigations to elucidate the relationship between pollution at nanoscale stage and multiorgan damage...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acute abdomen associated with schistosomiasis of the appendix
    Chiara Gabbi
    Department of and Medical Specialties, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 51:215-7. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Nanoparticulate drug carriers based on hybrid poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide)-dendron structures
    Luca Costantino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 183, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Biomaterials 27:4635-45. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Sudden death from tubercular myocarditis
    Enrico Silingardi
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Forensic Sci 51:667-9. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that the mechanism of death was severe ventricular arrhythmia due to granulomatous proliferation in the structures of the interventricular septum...
  17. doi request reprint Organising pneumonia mimicking invasive fungal disease in patients with leukaemia
    Fabio Forghieri
    Department of Oncology, Haematology and Respiratory Diseases, Section of Haematology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Eur J Haematol 85:76-82. 2010
    ..Our case descriptions extend the notion that OP may be encountered as a distinct histopathological entity in pulmonary nodular lesions in patients with leukaemia with probable/possible IFD...
  18. doi request reprint Distribution of second primary malignancies suggests a bidirectional effect between breast and endometrial cancer: a population-based study
    Laura Cortesi
    Dipartimento di Oncologia ed Ematologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 19:1358-63. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of second primary tumors in patients with breast cancer (BC), with particular regard to bidirectional risk for endometrial cancer (EC)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Biocompatibility of micro- and nanoparticles. Part I: in liver and kidney
    Antonietta M Gatti
    Istituto Nazionale Fisica della Materia, Department of Surgery, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Biomaterials 23:2381-7. 2002
    ..The implications of the discovery are briefly discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evidence for cycle-dependent expression of follicle-stimulating hormone receptor in human endometrium
    Antonio La Marca
    Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Policlinico di Modena, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 21:303-6. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Does mesoappendix infiltration predict a worse prognosis in incidental neuroendocrine tumors of the appendix? A clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 15 cases
    Giulio Rossi
    Department of Pathologic Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo, 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 120:706-11. 2003
    ..Tumors less than 2 cm, even with mesoappendiceal infiltration, have an excellent prognosis, and simple appendectomy seems to be the appropriate therapeutic approach...
  22. doi request reprint Periorbital subcutaneous tumor-like lesion due to Dirofilaria repens
    Albino Eccher
    Anatomia Patologica, Dipartimento di Patologia, Universita di Verona, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 16:101-3. 2008
    ..The lesion did not recur for 5 months. Periorbital swelling can be rarely caused by Dirofilaria repens; therefore, this diagnosis should be considered in all cases of subcutaneous inflammatory or tumor-like lesion of unknown etiology...
  23. ncbi request reprint MRI evaluation of myometrial invasion by endometrial carcinoma. Comparison between fast-spin-echo T2w and coronal-FMPSPGR Gadolinium-Dota-enhanced sequences
    Francesca Nasi
    Dipartimento Integrato dei Servizi Diagnostici e per Immagini, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena
    Radiol Med 110:199-210. 2005
    ..The aim of this paper is to compare the results of FSE T2-w and Gadolinium-enhanced FMPSGR MR sequences in assessing the depth of myometrial invasion by endometrial cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Characterization of liver involvement in defects of cholesterol biosynthesis: long-term follow-up and review
    Massimiliano Rossi
    Department of Pediatrics, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 132:144-51. 2005
    ..Periodic liver function evaluations are recommended in these patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Infection with Cryptosporidium hominis and reinfection with Cryptosporidium parvum in a transplanted ileum
    Edoardo Pozio
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    APMIS 112:309-13. 2004
    ..The presence of the parasite was not always correlated with diarrhea. No other gastrointestinal symptom was ever detected. Treatment with azithromycin and paromomycin apparently failed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Applicability of the Bethesda System 2001 to a public health setting
    Sonia Prandi
    Pathology Department, St Maria Nuova Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Cancer 108:271-6. 2006
    ..The degree of applicability of the Bethesda System 2001 (TBS 2001) for cervicovaginal cytology to a public health setting is unknown, and extrapolations from available data are unwarranted...