Giulio Rossi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Atypical lipomatous tumour (lipoma-like well-differentiated liposarcoma) arising in a pulmonary hamartoma and clinically presenting with pneumothorax
    Giulio Rossi
    Department of Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo, 71 41100, Modena, Italy
    Lung Cancer 39:103-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint PDGFR expression in differential diagnosis between KIT-negative gastrointestinal stromal tumours and other primary soft-tissue tumours of the gastrointestinal tract
    G Rossi
    Department of Pathologic Anatomy and Legal Medicine, Section of Pathologic Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Histopathology 46:522-31. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary mucinous (so-called colloid) carcinomas of the lung: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study with special reference to CDX-2 homeobox gene and MUC2 expression
    Giulio Rossi
    Department of Pathologic Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 28:442-52. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Kit expression in small cell carcinomas of the lung: effects of chemotherapy
    Giulio Rossi
    Department of Pathologic Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Bologna, Italy
    Mod Pathol 16:1041-7. 2003
  5. pmc The value of c-kit mutational analysis in a cytokeratin positive gastrointestinal stromal tumour
    G Rossi
    Integrated Department of Diagnostic and Laboratory Services and Legal Medicine, Section of Pathologic Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 58:991-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of chemotherapy and the receptor tyrosine kinases KIT, PDGFRalpha, PDGFRbeta, and Met in large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung
    Giulio Rossi
    Integrated Department of Diagnostic and Laboratory Services and Legal Medicine, Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Respiratory Disease Clinic, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo, 71 41100, Modena, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 23:8774-85. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Pleural malignant solitary fibrous tumor with sarcomatous overgrowth showing PDGFRbeta mutation
    Giulio Rossi
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Chest 130:581-3. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Pleuro-pulmonary solitary fibrous tumors: a clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular study of 88 cases confirming the prognostic value of de Perrot staging system and p53 expression, and evaluating the role of c-kit, BRAF, PDGFRs (alpha/beta)
    Laura Schirosi
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 32:1627-42. 2008
  9. doi request reprint EGFR and K-ras mutations along the spectrum of pulmonary epithelial tumors of the lung and elaboration of a combined clinicopathologic and molecular scoring system to predict clinical responsiveness to EGFR inhibitors
    Giuliana Sartori
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Via del Pozzo, 71 41100 Modena, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 131:478-89. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite and EGFR, HER2 and K-RAS analyses in sclerosing hemangioma of the lung
    Giuliana Sartori
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Policlinico, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:1512-20. 2007

Detail Information

Publications89

  1. ncbi request reprint Atypical lipomatous tumour (lipoma-like well-differentiated liposarcoma) arising in a pulmonary hamartoma and clinically presenting with pneumothorax
    Giulio Rossi
    Department of Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo, 71 41100, Modena, Italy
    Lung Cancer 39:103-6. 2003
    ..This case represents an exceedingly rare example of an histologically malignant change in PH and bears a close clinicopathologic resemblance to atypical lipomatous tumours of soft tissues...
  2. ncbi request reprint PDGFR expression in differential diagnosis between KIT-negative gastrointestinal stromal tumours and other primary soft-tissue tumours of the gastrointestinal tract
    G Rossi
    Department of Pathologic Anatomy and Legal Medicine, Section of Pathologic Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Histopathology 46:522-31. 2005
    ..To investigate the value of platelet-derived growth factor receptors (PDGFRs) by immunohistochemistry in discriminating KIT-negative gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) from other soft-tissue neoplasms of the digestive tract...
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary mucinous (so-called colloid) carcinomas of the lung: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study with special reference to CDX-2 homeobox gene and MUC2 expression
    Giulio Rossi
    Department of Pathologic Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 28:442-52. 2004
    ..Since goblet cell-type MC strongly stains with CDX2, MUC2, and CK20, differential diagnosis with metastatic colorectal carcinoma is very challenging and requires appropriate clinical correlation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Kit expression in small cell carcinomas of the lung: effects of chemotherapy
    Giulio Rossi
    Department of Pathologic Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, Section of Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Bologna, Italy
    Mod Pathol 16:1041-7. 2003
    ....
  5. pmc The value of c-kit mutational analysis in a cytokeratin positive gastrointestinal stromal tumour
    G Rossi
    Integrated Department of Diagnostic and Laboratory Services and Legal Medicine, Section of Pathologic Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 58:991-3. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of chemotherapy and the receptor tyrosine kinases KIT, PDGFRalpha, PDGFRbeta, and Met in large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung
    Giulio Rossi
    Integrated Department of Diagnostic and Laboratory Services and Legal Medicine, Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Respiratory Disease Clinic, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo, 71 41100, Modena, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 23:8774-85. 2005
    ..Little is known about the optimal therapy of LCNEC and the possible therapeutic molecular targets...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pleural malignant solitary fibrous tumor with sarcomatous overgrowth showing PDGFRbeta mutation
    Giulio Rossi
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Chest 130:581-3. 2006
    ..The involvement of the PDGFRbeta gene in SFT is compatible with a pericytic derivation, also supporting a possible role of this tyrosine kinase in malignant transformation and in the adoption of novel molecular therapies...
  8. doi request reprint Pleuro-pulmonary solitary fibrous tumors: a clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular study of 88 cases confirming the prognostic value of de Perrot staging system and p53 expression, and evaluating the role of c-kit, BRAF, PDGFRs (alpha/beta)
    Laura Schirosi
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 32:1627-42. 2008
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  9. doi request reprint EGFR and K-ras mutations along the spectrum of pulmonary epithelial tumors of the lung and elaboration of a combined clinicopathologic and molecular scoring system to predict clinical responsiveness to EGFR inhibitors
    Giuliana Sartori
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Via del Pozzo, 71 41100 Modena, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 131:478-89. 2009
    ..K-ras mutations, significantly associated with the mucin-secreting type of adenocarcinoma, consistently predict lack of response in white patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite and EGFR, HER2 and K-RAS analyses in sclerosing hemangioma of the lung
    Giuliana Sartori
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Policlinico, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:1512-20. 2007
    ..Microsatellite alterations identified in cuboidal and polygonal cells further confirm the clonal and neoplastic nature of both components of SH...
  11. 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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  12. ncbi request reprint TTF-1, cytokeratin 7, 34betaE12, and CD56/NCAM immunostaining in the subclassification of large cell carcinomas of the lung
    Giulio Rossi
    University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 122:884-93. 2004
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  13. doi request reprint A subset of lung adenocarcinomas and atypical adenomatous hyperplasia-associated foci are genotypically related: an EGFR, HER2, and K-ras mutational analysis
    Giuliana Sartori
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 129:202-10. 2008
    ..All cases were wild-type for HER2. Mutations of EGFR and K-ras genes represent an early event in lung adenocarcinomagenesis, and AAH convincingly seems to be a precursor lesion in a subset of cases of adenocarcinoma...
  14. doi request reprint Atypical carcinoid with prominent mucinous stroma: a hitherto unreported variant of pulmonary neuroendocrine tumor
    Nazarena Nannini
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico, Via del Pozzo, 71 41100, Modena, Italy
    Endocr Pathol 21:120-4. 2010
    ..The lack of TTF-1 expression and the positive staining with hormonal receptors made the diagnosis very challenging. Differential diagnosis with other primary and metastatic mucin-rich tumors is also discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and prognostic significance of microsatellite alterations in young patients with bladder cancer
    Mario Migaldi
    Dipartimento Misto di Anatomia Patologica e di Medicina Legale, Sezione di Anatomia Patologica, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Mod Pathol 18:1176-86. 2005
    ..02) in a univariate analysis. These findings demonstrate that microsatellite alterations are frequent and early events and might have a prognostic significance in bladder cancers arising at young age...
  16. doi request reprint Changes in T-cell responses against human herpesvirus-8 correlate with the disease course of iatrogenic Kaposi's sarcoma in a patient with undifferentiated arthritis
    Patrizia Barozzi
    Department of Oncology and Hematology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Azienda Ospedaliera Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 39:170-5. 2009
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  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. ncbi request reprint A single institution-based retrospective study of surgically treated bronchioloalveolar adenocarcinoma of the lung: clinicopathologic analysis, molecular features, and possible pitfalls in routine practice
    Christian Casali
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 5:830-6. 2010
    ..Prognostic evaluation of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) from a homogenous population of Caucasian patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Primary mixed adenocarcinoma and small cell carcinoma of the appendix: a clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular study of a hitherto unreported tumor
    Giulio Rossi
    Department of Pathologic Anatomy and Legal Medicine, Section of Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 28:1233-9. 2004
    ..Clinical and molecular findings led us to consider this lesion as a clonal tumor in which the endocrine component seems to derive from a progressive differentiation of the adenocarcinoma following a glandular-to-endocrine sequence...
  20. doi request reprint Prognostic role of clusterin in resected adenocarcinomas of the lung
    Francesca Panico
    Section of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Oncology, Haematology and Pulmonology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Lung Cancer 79:294-9. 2013
    ..Nuclear factor kB (Nf-kB) is an intracellular protein involved in the initiation and progression of several human cancers, including the lung...
  21. doi request reprint Mucorales-specific T cells emerge in the course of invasive mucormycosis and may be used as a surrogate diagnostic marker in high-risk patients
    Leonardo Potenza
    Section of Haematology, Department of Oncology, Haematology and Respiratory Diseases, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Blood 118:5416-9. 2011
    ..None of the 25 patients without IM had Mucorales-specific T cells. Specific T cells contribute to human immune responses against fungi of the order Mucorales and could be evaluated as a surrogate diagnostic marker of IM...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal stromal tumor and other primary metachronous or synchronous neoplasms as a suspicion criterion for syndromic setting
    Giovanni Ponti
    Department of Oncology and Haematology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Oncol Rep 23:437-44. 2010
    ..In particular, syndromic or familial settings have to be suspected in the presence of neurofibroma or lung chordoma in C-KIT and PDGFRA negative GIST patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exclusive intrapulmonary lepidic growth of a malignant pleural mesothelioma presenting with pneumothorax and involving the peritoneum
    Giulio Rossi
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 14:234-7. 2006
    ..The morphologic clues leading to the correct diagnosis of mesothelioma with prominent intrapulmonary growth are briefly discussed...
  24. pmc Characterization of Specific Immune Responses to Different Aspergillus Antigens during the Course of Invasive Aspergillosis in Hematologic Patients
    Leonardo Potenza
    Section of Hematology, Department of Surgical and Medical Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Azienda Ospedaliera Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e74326. 2013
    ..Cytotoxic specific T cells can be expanded from immunosuppressed patients even during the infection by using the above mentioned antigens. These findings may be exploited for immunotherapeutic purposes in patients with IA. ..
  25. doi request reprint Chickenpox-related pulmonary granulomas in immunocompetent adults: clinicopathologic and molecular features of an underrated occurrence
    Giulio Rossi
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 36:1497-502. 2012
    ..A careful search for a history of VZV infection in adulthood and molecular studies may be very helpful in confirming the diagnosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors in surgically resected N2 non-small cell lung cancer: the importance of patterns of mediastinal lymph nodes metastases
    Christian Casali
    Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Largo del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 28:33-8. 2005
    ..Indication and timing of surgery remain controversial. The present study investigates the prognostic factors, in order to identify homogenous subgroups of patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary carcinomas with pleomorphic, sarcomatoid, or sarcomatous elements: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 75 cases
    Giulio Rossi
    Section of Pathology, University of Modeno and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo, 71 41100 Modena, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 27:311-24. 2003
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  28. doi request reprint Pulmonary strongyloidiasis mimicking cancer symptoms: a case of hyperinfection in a patient with metastatic lung cancer
    Federica Bertolini
    Department of Medical Oncology, Policlinico di Modena, Modena, Italy
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:308-9. 2008
  29. doi request reprint Primary adrenal gland carcinosarcoma associated with metastatic rectal cancer: a hitherto unreported collision tumor
    Federica Bertolini
    Department of Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Modena, Modena, Italy
    Tumori 97:27e-30e. 2011
    ..However, we decided to treat the patient as having a metastatic rectal cancer, because we had a solid histological confirmation of metastases...
  30. doi request reprint The variation of prognostic significance of Maximum Standardized Uptake Value of [18F]-fluoro-2-deoxy-glucose positron emission tomography in different histological subtypes and pathological stages of surgically resected Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
    Christian Casali
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Lung Cancer 69:187-93. 2010
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  31. ncbi request reprint The prognostic role of c-kit protein expression in resected large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung
    Christian Casali
    Department of Surgical and Medical Specialties, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:247-52; discussion 252-3. 2004
    ..Because c-kit protein overexpression has been recently reported as a negative prognostic factor in SCLC we investigated its expression and prognostic value in a series of LCNEC...
  32. doi request reprint Primary pulmonary cancer colliding with metastatic breast carcinoma: hitherto unreported cases of cancer-to-cancer metastasis focusing on clinical implications
    Federico Piacentini
    Department of Oncology, Haematology and Respiratory Diseases, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Lung Cancer 74:145-8. 2011
    ..Clinico-pathologic features characterizing this challenging diagnosis and the important therapeutic implications are discussed...
  33. doi request reprint Adenocarcinoid tumor of the extrahepatic biliary tract
    Matteo Costantini
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 16:455-7. 2008
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  34. doi request reprint Clear cell carcinoid of the appendix: an uncommon variant of lipid-rich neuroendocrine tumor with a broad differential diagnosis
    Giulio Rossi
    Operative Unit of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Endocr Pathol 21:258-62. 2010
    ..Differential diagnosis with mimicking neoplastic and non-tumor lesions, epidemiology, and clinical behavior of this exceedingly rare variant of carcinoid of the appendix are also discussed...
  35. pmc Incidence and clinicopathologic features of gastrointestinal stromal tumors. A population-based study
    Claudia Mucciarini
    Department of Oncology and Haematology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    BMC Cancer 7:230. 2007
    ..This study examined the incidence of GIST in the province of Modena, including pathologic features and clinical outcome...
  36. ncbi request reprint Primary lung cancer presenting with gastrointestinal tract involvement: clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical features in a series of 18 consecutive cases
    Giulio Rossi
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 2:115-20. 2007
    ..The clinicopathologic characteristics of the largest series of lung carcinomas initially presenting with GI involvement were described, focusing on differential diagnosis and therapeutic options...
  37. ncbi request reprint Superficial papillary urothelial carcinomas in young and elderly patients: a comparative study
    Mario Migaldi
    Department of Pathological Anatomy and Legal Medicine, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 77, 41100 Modena, Italy
    BJU Int 94:311-6. 2004
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  38. pmc Bronchopulmonary actinomycosis associated with hiatal hernia
    Alessandro Andreani
    Respiratory Diseases Clinic, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:123-8. 2009
    ..To describe clinicoradiologic and histopathologic features of bronchopulmonary actinomycosis and to determine whether hiatal hernia (HH) is a potential predisposing factor for bronchopulmonary actinomycosis...
  39. doi request reprint HHV-6A in syncytial giant-cell hepatitis
    Leonardo Potenza
    Department of Oncology and Hematology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Azienda Ospedaliera Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    N Engl J Med 359:593-602. 2008
    ..Neither HHV-6B DNA nor late protein was identified in the same follow-up samples from the patient. Thus, HHV-6A may be a cause of syncytial giant-cell hepatitis...
  40. ncbi request reprint A mononucleotide markers panel to identify hMLH1/hMSH2 germline mutations
    M Pedroni
    Department of Medicine and Medical Specialities, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Dis Markers 23:179-87. 2007
    ..Moreover, this panel showed increased specificity, thus improving the cost/effectiveness ratio of the biomolecular analyses...
  41. doi request reprint Double synchronous pulmonary lymphatic-related lesions
    Giulio Rossi
    Sections of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 16:430-2. 2008
    ..In this article, a unique case of pulmonary silicosis associated with a subtle lymphangitic carcinomatosis from an unknown prostate cancer is reported and discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Unusual pathogenesis of spontaneous pneumothorax secondary to Wegener's granulomatosis
    Erica Storelli
    Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:288-90. 2007
    ..Histologic findings did not reveal any necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis, but only subpleural fibrous tissue. We hypothesize that pneumothorax could be related to the subpleural fibrous retraction induced by immunosuppressive therapy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Does HPV play a role in the etiopathogenesis of ameloblastoma? An immunohistochemical, in situ hybridization and polymerase chain reaction study of 18 cases using laser capture microdissection
    Mario Migaldi
    Department of Pathologic Anatomy and Legal Medicine, Section of Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Mod Pathol 18:283-9. 2005
    ..The search for HPV 6 and 11 in the same specimens was also negative. In conclusion, our data do not support an etiopathogenetic evidence for HPV in ameloblastoma...
  44. doi request reprint Eosinophilic globules in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with systemic sclerosis-related interstitial lung disease: a diagnostically useful, previously unreported finding in a retrospective and prospective study, including differential diagnosis
    Giulio Rossi
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Modena, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 130:927-33. 2008
    ..0001). Differential diagnosis with other types of acellular globular materials observed in BAL samples is also discussed...
  45. doi request reprint A reevaluation of the clinical significance of histological subtyping of non--small-cell lung carcinoma: diagnostic algorithms in the era of personalized treatments
    Giulio Rossi
    Division of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 17:206-18. 2009
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  46. ncbi request reprint Paraffinoma and carcinoid tumorlet: a hitherto unreported association mimicking lung cancer
    Christian Casali
    Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 2:1052-3. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of colorectal cancer: the 21-year experience of a specialised registry
    M Ponz de Leon
    Dipartimento di Medicine e Specialità Mediche Medicina I, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Policlinico, Via del Pozzo 71, I 41100, Modena, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 2:269-79. 2007
    ..A colorectal cancer registry was instituted in Northern Italy in 1984. The purpose of this study is to provide a description of the main findings observed in a 21-year period of continuous registration...
  48. pmc Aetiology of colorectal cancer and relevance of monogenic inheritance
    M Ponz de Leon
    Dipartimento di Medicine e Specialità Mediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gut 53:115-22. 2004
    ..Our aim was to determine what proportion of colorectal neoplasms could be attributed to these specific factors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Trend of incidence, subsite distribution and staging of colorectal neoplasms in the 15-year experience of a specialised cancer registry
    M Ponz de Leon
    Dipartimento di Medicine e Specialità Mediche, Medicina I, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Ann Oncol 15:940-6. 2004
    ..A colorectal cancer registry was set up in Modena, northern Italy, with the purpose of examining incidence, subsite distribution and staging of colorectal malignancies over a 15-year period...
  50. ncbi request reprint Churg-Strauss syndrome in a case of asthma
    L Richeldi
    Respiratory Disease Clinic, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Allergy 57:647-8. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint Molecular screening for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer: a prospective, population-based study
    A Percesepe
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 19:3944-50. 2001
    ..7% of mutation carriers for the disease. The aim of the present report is to establish the frequency of the disease in a high-incidence area for colon cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Clinical and biologic heterogeneity of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer
    P Benatti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Int J Cancer 95:323-8. 2001
    ..The results of molecular analysis could distinguish, within clinically defined HNPCC families, different subgroups to which specific programs of surveillance could be addressed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Clinical and molecular diagnosis of hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer: problems and pitfalls in an extended pedigree
    M Ponz de Leon
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Modena, Italy
    Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol 31:476-80. 1999
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  54. ncbi request reprint Different phenotypes in Muir-Torre syndrome: clinical and biomolecular characterization in two Italian families
    G Ponti
    Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, Policlinico, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 152:1335-8. 2005
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  55. ncbi request reprint Epithelioid sarcoma of the penis: a case report and review of the literature
    G Rossi
    Department of Morphological Sciences and Legal Medicine, Section of Pathologic Anatomy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Pathol Int 50:579-85. 2000
    ..Total or partial penectomy was the treatment of choice in most patients, but lack of adequate follow up did not permit any definitive conclusion to be reached regarding its efficacy...
  56. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic and genetic factor in colorectal cancer: development of cancer in dizygotic twins in a family with Lynch syndrome
    M Ponz de Leon
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Modena, Italy
    Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol 31:218-22. 1999
    ..It follows that the control of these environmental factors might be associated with a delay of tumour occurrence and possibly with a less aggressive tumour behaviour...
  57. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of cancer of the large bowel--the 12-year experience of a specialized registry in northern Italy
    M Ponz de Leon
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Modena, Italy
    Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol 31:10-8. 1999
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Collective evidence supports neutrality of BRCA1 V1687I, a novel sequence variant in the conserved THV motif of the first BRCT repeat
    Laura Cortesi
    Department of Oncology, Hematology and Respiratory Diseases, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100, Modena, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 134:435-41. 2012
    ..Our collected evidence suggests that, although occurring in a highly conserved region, the BRCA1 V1687I variant is likely a benign sequence alteration...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Bronchial typical carcinoid tumors
    Uliano Morandi
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:191-8. 2006
    ..N-status and type of resection seem not to affect prognosis. Local relapse can be treated successfully with surgery, whereas distant metastases have a poor prognosis even after chemotherapy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary nodules in osteosarcoma patients: differential diagnosis of central venous catheter-related infections in the lungs
    A Longhi
    Sezione di Chemioterapia, Dipartimento di Oncologia Muscoloscheletrica, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Radiol Med 111:192-201. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the differential diagnosis of pulmonary nodules by conventional radiography and computed tomography (CT) in osteosarcoma patients with central venous catheter...
  62. doi request reprint Heavily pigmented renal cell carcinoma: a case report, with review of the literature and differential diagnosis
    Giulio Rossi
    Section of Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 17:167-9. 2009
    ..The finding of pigmentation other than iron, and in particular melanin deposits, in renal tumors is a rare occurrence that should lead to differential diagnosis with other primary and metastatic tumors of the kidney...
  63. pmc Assessment of Aspergillus-specific T cells for diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in a leukemic child with liver lesions mimicking hepatosplenic candidiasis
    Leonardo Potenza
    Department of Oncology and Hematology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Azienda Ospedaliera Policlinico, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:1625-8. 2008
    ..The ELISPOT assay holds promise for diagnosing pediatric IA...
  64. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of breast MRI in a patient with genetic risk
    L Cortesi
    Dipartimento di Oncologia ed Ematologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 21:131-6. 2002
    ..In our patient MRI has shown a major sensitivity with respect to conventional radiology and US and has provided a very early diagnosis in this woman at genetic risk...
  65. ncbi request reprint Tumor cell proliferation and microsatellite alterations in human ameloblastoma
    M Migaldi
    Dipartimento Misto di Anatomia Patologica e di Medicina Legale, Sezione di Anatomia Patologica, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Oral Oncol 44:50-60. 2008
    ..They also suggest that evaluation of tumor cells proliferative activity and microsatellite alterations may be helpful to stratify ameloblastomas prognostically and to predict the clinical behavior of these tumors...
  66. ncbi request reprint Primary high-grade mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue-type lymphoma of the cervix presenting as a common endocervical polyp
    G Rossi
    Department of Morphological Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 125:537-40. 2001
    ..We highlight the very unusual gross appearance of this case and emphasize the difficulty of interpreting lymphoid infiltrates in the lower genital tract by microscopy...
  67. ncbi request reprint Benign intratesticular schwannoma: a rare finding
    Maria Chiara Sighinolfi
    Division of Urology, Department of Pathology, University of Modena, Via del Pozzo 71, 41 100 Modena, Italy
    Asian J Androl 8:101-3. 2006
    ..Schwannoma is a peripheral nerve tumour, occasionally located in the genitourinary tract. We described an extremely rare case of intratesticular neurinoma in a 79-year-old patient...
  68. ncbi request reprint Sclerosing stromal tumor of the ovary: US, CT, and MRI findings
    P Torricelli
    Department of Radiology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Policlinico di Modena, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 27:588-91. 2002
    ..We present the sonographic, computed tomographic, and magnetic resonance imaging findings in a case of a sclerosing stromal tumor of the ovary with pathologic correlations...
  69. doi request reprint Three-dimensional analysis of pulmonary nodules: variability of semiautomated volume measurements between different versions of the same software
    M F Rinaldi
    Radiologia III, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Radiol Med 115:403-12. 2010
    ..This study was done to evaluate the variability of semiautomated volume measurements of solid pulmonary nodules between two different versions of the same volumetric software...
  70. ncbi request reprint Breast carcinoma metastases in paranasal sinuses, a rare occurrence mimicking a primary nasal malignancy. case report
    D Marchioni
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 24:87-91. 2004
    ..Only the histopathologic examination together with a broad spectrum of immunohistochemical antibodies were useful in confirming the origin of the neoplasm...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Primary cardiac sarcoma. Description of a case]
    Silvia Tremosini
    Divisione di Medicina Interna II, Dipartimento di Medicine e Specialità Mediche, Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 8:196-200. 2007
    ..This case is an example of a primary cardiac tumor that causes relative myocardial sufferance both by infiltration and by limitation of normal heart diastolic function...
  72. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary hamartoma associated with typical carcinoid/tumorlet
    Alberto Cavazza
    Virchows Arch 449:392-3. 2006
  73. ncbi request reprint Mismatch repair system (MMR) status correlates with response and survival in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients
    Mario Scartozzi
    Clinica di Oncologia Medica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti e Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Lung Cancer 53:103-9. 2006
    ..031) and 10 months versus 9 months for hMSH2 (p=0.8330). Both the difference in response rate and in median survival observed according to MMR status seem to confirm what has been suggested by preclinical studies...
  74. ncbi request reprint CDX2 expression and lung cancer
    Giulio Rossi
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 14:249-50. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint Expression of dystroglycan correlates with tumor grade and predicts survival in renal cell carcinoma
    Alessandro Sgambato
    Centro di Ricerche Oncologiche Giovanni XXIII Istituto di Patologia General, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Cancer Biol Ther 6:1840-6. 2007
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Expression of thyroid transcription factor-1 in the spectrum of neuroendocrine cell lung proliferations with special interest in carcinoids
    Nathalie Sturm
    Laboratoire de Pathologie Cellulaire, Service de Chirurgie Thoracique and the Lung Cancer Research Group, INSERM 9924, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire Albert Michallon, Grenoble, France
    Hum Pathol 33:175-82. 2002
    ..This challenges the concept of a spectrum of NE proliferations and tumors and lends credence to the alternative hypothesis of a common derivation for SCLC and non-SCLC including LCNEC, with carcinoids deriving from a different stem cell...
  77. ncbi request reprint Mucin-rich tumors of the lung
    Giulio Rossi
    Am J Clin Pathol 127:473-4; author reply 474. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma with nodular ("morule-like") features
    Adele Fornelli
    Virchows Arch 442:407-8. 2003
  79. pmc Dystroglycan expression is frequently reduced in human breast and colon cancers and is associated with tumor progression
    Alessandro Sgambato
    Centro di Ricerche Oncologiche Giovanni XXIII, Istituto di Patologia Generale, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Pathol 162:849-60. 2003
    ..013 by log-rank test) in an univariate analysis. These data indicate that DG expression is frequently lost in human malignancies and suggest that this glycoprotein might play an important role in human tumor development and progression...
  80. ncbi request reprint Alveolar adenoma of the lung: a clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular study of an unusual case
    Alberto Cavazza
    Department of Pathology, S Maria Nuova Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 12:155-9. 2004
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint EGFR mutations and sensitivity to gefitinib
    Giulio Rossi
    N Engl J Med 351:1260-1; author reply 1260-1. 2004
  82. ncbi request reprint Mucinous cells in type 1 pulmonary congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation as mucinous bronchioloalveolar carcinoma precursors
    Sylvie Lantuejoul
    Department of Pathology and Lung Cancer Research Group, INSERM U578, CHU A Michallon, Grenoble, France
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:961-9. 2007
    ..Moreover, the high frequency of K-ras mutation and LOH and/or microsatellite alterations at p16(INK4) locus presented by these mucinous cells justifies their consideration as BAC precursors...
  83. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous metastases as the first manifestation of pleural malignant mesothelioma
    Antonio Maiorana
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:363-5. 2006
  84. ncbi request reprint Lymphangioleiomyomatosis associated with pulmonary metastasis from an occult papillary carcinoma of the thyroid: report of a case occurring in a patient without tuberous sclerosis
    Alberto Cavazza
    Department of Pathology, S Maria Nuova Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 198:825-8. 2002
    ..The main histologic differential diagnosis and the possible correlation between lymphangioleiomyomatosis and thyroid diseases are briefly discussed...
  85. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of pleural masses in a chronic pleural pyothorax
    Alessandro Marchioni
    Operative Unit of Pulmonology, Civic Hospital of Mirandola, Modena Italy
    J Thorac Oncol 2:968-9. 2007
  86. ncbi request reprint Does primary pulmonary choriocarcinoma really exist?
    Giulio Rossi
    Chest 123:313. 2003
  87. ncbi request reprint Placental transmogrification of the lung: clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical and molecular study of two cases, with particular emphasis on the interstitial clear cells
    Alberto Cavazza
    Operative Unit of Pathology, S Maria Nuova Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Hum Pathol 35:517-21. 2004
    ..This report presents a histological, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural and molecular study of these peculiar cells, together with a review of the literature...
  88. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic approach of gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs): is it still a courageous choice? Report of two cases
    Roberta Gelmini
    Department of Surgery, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 17:133-7. 2007
    ..Here we report 2 cases of GIST surgically resected using a videolaparoscopic approach and discuss the efficacy of this technique in selected patients...
  89. doi request reprint Traumatic neuroma of the bronchi: bronchoscopy and histology of a hitherto unreported lesion
    Giulio Rossi
    Am J Surg Pathol 32:640-1. 2008