Paola Tomassetti

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of somatostatin analogs in the management of carcinoid tumors
    P Tomassetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:79-81. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Endocrine pancreatic tumors: factors correlated with survival
    P Tomassetti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Ann Oncol 16:1806-10. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Basis for treatment of functioning neuroendocrine tumours
    P Tomassetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, St Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:S35-41. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Optimal treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and related conditions in elderly patients
    Paola Tomassetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Drugs Aging 20:1019-34. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Endocrine tumors of the ileum: factors correlated with survival
    Paola Tomassetti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italia
    Neuroendocrinology 83:380-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
    Paola Tomassetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 11:5423-32. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Medical treatment of endocrine gastroenteropancreatic tumors
    Paola Tomassetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 7:145-9. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Comparison between 68Ga-DOTA-NOC and 18F-DOPA PET for the detection of gastro-entero-pancreatic and lung neuro-endocrine tumours
    Valentina Ambrosini
    Unità Operativa di Medicina Nucleare, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Padiglione 30, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:1431-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint (68)Ga-DOTA-NOC PET/CT in comparison with CT for the detection of bone metastasis in patients with neuroendocrine tumours
    Valentina Ambrosini
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:722-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid of the pancreas
    Marina Migliori
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 2:163-6. 2002

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of somatostatin analogs in the management of carcinoid tumors
    P Tomassetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:79-81. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Endocrine pancreatic tumors: factors correlated with survival
    P Tomassetti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Ann Oncol 16:1806-10. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the survival rate of patients with endocrine tumors of the pancreas, functioning or non-functioning, associated or not with MEN 1 syndrome...
  3. ncbi request reprint Basis for treatment of functioning neuroendocrine tumours
    P Tomassetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, St Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:S35-41. 2004
    ..Furthermore, these drugs produce a notable improvement in the quality of life. Radioactive targeting therapy is the most promising new treatment modality for patients who have SST receptor positive tumours...
  4. ncbi request reprint Optimal treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and related conditions in elderly patients
    Paola Tomassetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Drugs Aging 20:1019-34. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Endocrine tumors of the ileum: factors correlated with survival
    Paola Tomassetti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italia
    Neuroendocrinology 83:380-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the most important factors correlated with survival in patients with endocrine tumors of the ileum, both at the time of diagnosis and during the follow-up period...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
    Paola Tomassetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 11:5423-32. 2005
    ..Medical treatment can be the best palliative therapy and should be used, when possible, in association with surgery, in a multimodal therapeutic approach...
  7. ncbi request reprint Medical treatment of endocrine gastroenteropancreatic tumors
    Paola Tomassetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 7:145-9. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Comparison between 68Ga-DOTA-NOC and 18F-DOPA PET for the detection of gastro-entero-pancreatic and lung neuro-endocrine tumours
    Valentina Ambrosini
    Unità Operativa di Medicina Nucleare, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Padiglione 30, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:1431-8. 2008
    ..At present, there are no comparative studies investigating their role in NET...
  9. doi request reprint (68)Ga-DOTA-NOC PET/CT in comparison with CT for the detection of bone metastasis in patients with neuroendocrine tumours
    Valentina Ambrosini
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:722-7. 2010
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the sensitivity, specificity and accuracy of (68)Ga-DOTA-NOC PET/CT and CT alone for the evaluation of bone metastasis in patients with neuroendocrine tumour (NET)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid of the pancreas
    Marina Migliori
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 2:163-6. 2002
    ..As far as we known, this is the first case of a pancreatic carcinoid treated successfully with somatostatin analogues and having a satisfactory prognosis...
  11. doi request reprint Radiolabelled somatostatin analogue treatment in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours: factors associated with response and suggestions for therapeutic sequence
    Davide Campana
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:1197-205. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the time to progression of patients treated with PRRT and to identify the prognostic factors related to treatment response...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic endocrine tumors less than 4 cm in diameter: resect or enucleate? a single-center experience
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 39:825-8. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the postoperative and long-term survival of patients undergoing enucleation in small PETs...
  13. doi request reprint Standardized uptake values of (68)Ga-DOTANOC PET: a promising prognostic tool in neuroendocrine tumors
    Davide Campana
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Nucl Med 51:353-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, we prospectively investigated whether (68)Ga-[1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane-1,4,7,10-tetraacetic acid]-1-NaI3-octreotide ((68)Ga-DOTANOC) PET SUVmax could be used as an accurate noninvasive marker for disease prognosis...
  14. doi request reprint 68Ga-DOTANOC PET/CT clinical impact in patients with neuroendocrine tumors
    Valentina Ambrosini
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Nucl Med 51:669-73. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of (68)Ga-DOTANOC PET/CT on the clinical management of NET patients...
  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of unusual neuroendocrine tumours by means of 68Ga-DOTA-NOC PET
    Stefano Fanti
    Unità Operativa di Medicina Nucleare, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Biomed Pharmacother 62:667-71. 2008
    ..On the other hand, care has to be paid when studying lesions localized at sites of physiological concentration of the tracer, and in presence of inflammation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Value of both WHO and TNM classification systems for patients with pancreatic endocrine tumors: results of a single-center series
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Chirurgia Generale Minni, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti n 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    World J Surg 33:2458-63. 2009
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the clinical relevance of the World Health Organization (WHO) and tumor node metastasis (TNM) classifications in patients affected by pancreatic endocrine tumors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Chromogranin A: is it a useful marker of neuroendocrine tumors?
    Davide Campana
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 25:1967-73. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Plasma acylated ghrelin levels are higher in patients with chronic atrophic gastritis
    Davide Campana
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:761-6. 2007
    ..For this reason we decided to investigate the modification of the circulating levels not only of total but also of acylated ghrelin in a series of patients with chronic atrophic gastritis...
  19. doi request reprint PET/CT with 68Gallium-DOTA-peptides in NET: an overview
    Valentina Ambrosini
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 80:e116-9. 2011
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Exocrine pancreatic function after alcoholic or biliary acute pancreatitis
    Marina Migliori
    Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 28:359-63. 2004
    ..The aim of this work was to study pancreatic function in patients who had had acute alcoholic or acute biliary pancreatitis...
  21. doi request reprint ⁶⁸Ga-labelled peptides for diagnosis of gastroenteropancreatic NET
    Valentina Ambrosini
    Nuclear Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:S52-60. 2012
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Echo-enhanced ultrasonography: is it the future gold standard of imaging in acute pancreatitis?
    Emilio Brocchi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 6:464-6. 2005
    ..Most importantly, this technique should be also useful for following-up patients and it may be also an alternative to MRI in those patients in whom contrast-enhanced computed tomography cannot be carried out...
  23. ncbi request reprint Coagulative disorders in human acute pancreatitis: role for the D-dimer
    Teresa Salomone
    Emergency Department, S Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreas 26:111-6. 2003
    ..We investigated coagulative disorders, particularly the role of the D-dimer, in acute pancreatitis where coagulation abnormalities related to disease severity are known to occur...
  24. doi request reprint Patient-reported outcomes in patients with endocrine tumors of the ileum
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:689-94. 2010
    ..Patients with ileal endocrine tumors have a good survival rate...
  25. pmc Patient-reported outcomes in subjects with neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 15:5067-73. 2009
    ..To assess the patient-reported outcomes (PROs) of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (PNET) patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Fecal calprotectin and elastase 1 determinations in patients with pancreatic diseases: a possible link between pancreatic insufficiency and intestinal inflammation
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Gastroenterol 42:754-60. 2007
    ..Our aim was to assess fecal calprotectin in order to evaluate the presence of intestinal inflammation in patients with pancreatic disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine tumors: a multicenter clinical study
    Lucio Gullo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2435-9. 2003
    ..This study was carried out to obtain a comprehensive and up-to-date clinical picture of these tumors...
  28. doi request reprint Is ⁶⁸Ga-DOTA-NOC PET/CT indicated in patients with clinical, biochemical or radiological suspicion of neuroendocrine tumour?
    Valentina Ambrosini
    Nuclear Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:1278-83. 2012
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate the potential usefulness of (68)Ga-DOTA-NOC PET/CT in patients with suspected NET...
  29. ncbi request reprint Early activation of peripheral lymphocytes in human acute pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, St Orsola M Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:360-3. 2003
    ..The CD69 antigen is an indicator of early lymphocyte activation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Impaired alveolar gas exchange in acute pancreatitis
    Teresa Salomone
    Emergency Department, S Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 47:2025-8. 2002
    ..Hence respiratory function is normal only in uncomplicated pancreatitis; in the presence of complications, disturbance of gas exchange always occurs, requiring careful control and treatment...
  31. doi request reprint The role of lymph node ratio in recurrence after curative surgery for pancreatic endocrine tumours
    Claudio Ricci
    Department of Internal Medicine, Emergency and Surgery DIMES, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy Electronic address
    Pancreatology 13:589-93. 2013
    ..The prognostic role of lymph nodes metastasis in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours is unclear...
  32. doi request reprint Are there prognostic factors related to recurrence in pancreatic endocrine tumors?
    Riccardo Casadei
    Dipartimenti di Scienze Chirurgiche, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 10:33-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the rate, site, time of recurrence and prognostic factors related to the appearance of recurrences in patients affected by pancreatic endocrine tumors (PETs)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Role of 18F-dopa PET/CT imaging in the management of patients with 111In-pentetreotide negative GEP tumours
    Valentina Ambrosini
    Unità Operativa di Medicina Nucleare, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 28:473-7. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint A case of primary pancreatic lymphoma
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    JOP 5:105-6. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of secretin on serum pancreatic enzymes and on the Wirsung duct in chronic nonpathological pancreatic hyperenzymemia
    Lucio Gullo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 3:191-4. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to increase our understanding of this condition by determining the serum pancreatic enzyme response as well as changes in the caliber of the Wirsung duct after secretin stimulation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of tumor M2-pyruvate kinase in neuroendocrine tumors. A comparative study with chromogranin A
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Sant Orsola M Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 23:2969-72. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to establish the diagnostic role of tumor M2-PK (TM2-PK) in patients with neuroendocrine tumors and to compare its diagnostic value with that of chromogranin A (CgA) which is well-established...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adult coeliac disease diagnosed by endoscopic biopsies in the duodenal bulb
    Emilio Brocchi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Cardio Angiology and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1413-5. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Warm water or oil-assisted colonoscopy: toward simpler examinations?
    Emilio Brocchi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:581-7. 2008
    ..New methods of lubrication, rarely considered a matter of study, may help in this respect. Our aim was to compare an oil-assisted technique with a modified warm water method applied during colonoscopy...
  39. pmc Factors related to long-term survival in patients affected by well-differentiated endocrine tumors of the pancreas
    Riccardo Casadei
    Department of Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    ISRN Surg 2012:389385. 2012
    ..Conclusions. Patients factors were strongly related to a better long-term survival in patients observed. WHO classification is a very useful prognostic tool for well-differentiated PETs...
  40. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumor in clinical practice in Italy: a critical "event tree model" analysis of decision-making processes and outcomes
    Maria Abbondanza Pantaleo
    Institute of Hematology and Medical Oncology L and A Seragnoli and Interdepartmental Centre for Cancer Research G Prodi, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna
    Tumori 96:219-28. 2010
    ..This paper reports and comments on a critical picture of the management of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors who received at least one treatment before arriving at our GIST Study Group...
  41. doi request reprint Advanced digestive neuroendocrine tumors: metastatic pattern is an independent factor affecting clinical outcome
    Francesco Panzuto
    From the Digestive and Liver Disease, Sapienza University of Rome, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome Dept of Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery Unit, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona Ospedale Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar Department of Clinical Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna Radiology, Pathology Unit, and Surgery 1, Sapienza University of Rome, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome ARC NET Center for Applied Research on Cancer and Department of Pathology and Diagnostics, University of Verona, Verona and Medical Oncology, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Pancreas 43:212-8. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the impact of different metastatic spread patterns on outcome in advanced digestive neuroendocrine tumors (NETs)...
  42. doi request reprint Clinical approach to diarrhea
    Roberto Corinaldesi
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bldg 5, Nuove Patologie, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:S255-62. 2012
    ..Individualized diagnostic work ups tailored on pathophysiological and clinical features are expected to reduce costs for patients with chronic diarrhea...
  43. doi request reprint Synchronous association of two neuroendocrine gastroenteropancreatic tumors, an adenocarcinoma of the cecum, and a Meckel's diverticulum: a case report
    Paolo Pozzato
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Hospital of Bentivoglio, Bentivoglio BO, Italy
    Tumori 98:e16-7. 2012
    ..The most common site of associated noncarcinoid malignancies is the gastrointestinal tract, which involves from 30% to 60% of the tumors. We report a case of concurrent colon carcinoma and two neuroendocrine tumors of the duodenum...
  44. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in the peripheral blood mononuclear cells as a self-limitation process in human acute pancreatitis
    Teresa Salomone
    Emergency Department, S Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Pancreatology 2:204-10. 2002
    ..Acute pancreatitis is primed and sustained by a chain of immuno-inflammatory factors. In this study, we investigated the possible existence of peripheral blood mononuclear cell apoptosis as a self-limitation mechanism in acute pancreatitis...
  45. pmc Management of acute pancreatitis: current knowledge and future perspectives
    Lorenzo Fantini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    World J Emerg Surg 1:16. 2006
    ..Of course, also in this case, we need adequate studies to test this hypothesis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of intravenous infusion of amino acids on pancreatic secretion
    Lucio Gullo
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:822-4. 2002
    ..Since amino acids are used in parenteral nutrition of patients with acute pancreatitis or other pancreatic diseases, it seemed useful to establish whether or not they affect pancreatic secretion...
  47. ncbi request reprint Routine duodenal biopsies: is it time to change our minds?
    Emilio Brocchi
    Gastrointest Endosc 59:331-2. 2004
  48. ncbi request reprint Rapid and sustained relief from the symptoms of carcinoid syndrome: results from an open 6-month study of the 28-day prolonged-release formulation of lanreotide
    Philippe Ruszniewski
    Hopital Beaujon, Clichy, France
    Neuroendocrinology 80:244-51. 2004
    ..Treatment was well tolerated. 28-day PR lanreotide was effective in reducing the symptoms and biochemical markers associated with carcinoid syndrome...
  49. ncbi request reprint Chromogranin A as a marker of neuroendocrine neoplasia: an Italian Multicenter Study
    Maria Chiara Zatelli
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Advanced Therapies, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Endocr Relat Cancer 14:473-82. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in chronic pancreatitis
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    World J Gastroenterol 12:6249-51. 2006
    ..In this paper, we review the current knowledge on the quality of life assessment in chronic pancreatitis patients...
  51. ncbi request reprint The search of the stool and blood K-ras mutations in patients with pancreatic mass
    Raffaele Pezzilli
    Pancreas 33:199-200. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Celiac disease: improving the diagnosis
    Emilio Brocchi
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:1269-70. 2002