Giovanni Volpicelli

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Bedside ultrasound of the lung for the monitoring of acute decompensated heart failure
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, 10043 Orbassano, Torino, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 26:585-91. 2008
  2. doi request reprint The double lung point: an unusual sonographic sign of juvenile spontaneous pneumothorax
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, 10043 Orbassano Torino, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 29:355.e1-2. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Real-time lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of alveolar consolidation and interstitial syndrome in the emergency department
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 17:63-72. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Point-of-care multiorgan ultrasonography for the evaluation of undifferentiated hypotension in the emergency department
    G Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, S C D O, Medicina d Urgenza, Ospedale Universitario San Luigi Gonzaga, Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 39:1290-8. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Lung sonography
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 32:165-71. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Sonographic diagnosis of pulmonary embolism with cardiac arrest without major dilation of the right ventricle or direct sign of lower limb venous thrombosis
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Clin Ultrasound 40:529-33. 2012
  7. doi request reprint International evidence-based recommendations for point-of-care lung ultrasound
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, 10043 Orbassano, Torino, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 38:577-91. 2012
  8. doi request reprint A comparison of different diagnostic tests in the bedside evaluation of pleuritic pain in the ED
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, S Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Orbassano TO, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:317-24. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Sonographic diagnosis of pneumothorax
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 37:224-32. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Usefulness of emergency ultrasound in nontraumatic cardiac arrest
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano, Torino, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 29:216-23. 2011

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Bedside ultrasound of the lung for the monitoring of acute decompensated heart failure
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, 10043 Orbassano, Torino, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 26:585-91. 2008
    ..Our aim is to assess B+ clearance after medical treatment in acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) and to compare the usefulness of sonography with other traditional tools in monitoring resolution of pulmonary congestion...
  2. doi request reprint The double lung point: an unusual sonographic sign of juvenile spontaneous pneumothorax
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, 10043 Orbassano Torino, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 29:355.e1-2. 2011
    ..In this case, the ultrasound examination could be confounding and the clinician should be aware of it. This phenomenon is quite rare in the juvenile spontaneous pneumothorax, being more frequent in case of secondary pneumothorax...
  3. ncbi request reprint Real-time lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of alveolar consolidation and interstitial syndrome in the emergency department
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 17:63-72. 2010
    ..This review describes some innovative practical applications of B-mode lung ultrasound in the diagnosis of alveolar consolidations and interstitial syndrome in the emergency department...
  4. doi request reprint Point-of-care multiorgan ultrasonography for the evaluation of undifferentiated hypotension in the emergency department
    G Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, S C D O, Medicina d Urgenza, Ospedale Universitario San Luigi Gonzaga, Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 39:1290-8. 2013
    ..We analyzed the efficacy of a point-of-care ultrasonographic protocol, based on a focused multiorgan examination, for the diagnostic process of symptomatic, non-traumatic hypotensive patients in the emergency department...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lung sonography
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 32:165-71. 2013
    ..Moreover, the article reviews the three main fields of lung sonography application: interstitial, alveolar, and pleural syndromes...
  6. doi request reprint Sonographic diagnosis of pulmonary embolism with cardiac arrest without major dilation of the right ventricle or direct sign of lower limb venous thrombosis
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Clin Ultrasound 40:529-33. 2012
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  7. doi request reprint International evidence-based recommendations for point-of-care lung ultrasound
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, 10043 Orbassano, Torino, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 38:577-91. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to provide evidence-based and expert consensus recommendations for lung ultrasound with focus on emergency and critical care settings...
  8. doi request reprint A comparison of different diagnostic tests in the bedside evaluation of pleuritic pain in the ED
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, S Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Orbassano TO, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:317-24. 2012
    ..The aim of our study is to compare the value of LUS with other conventional routine diagnostic tools in the emergency department (ED) evaluation of patients with pleuritic pain and silent chest radiography (CXR)...
  9. doi request reprint Sonographic diagnosis of pneumothorax
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 37:224-32. 2011
    ..The technique and its usefulness in different scenarios are explained, and its merits over conventional radiology are highlighted...
  10. doi request reprint Usefulness of emergency ultrasound in nontraumatic cardiac arrest
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano, Torino, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 29:216-23. 2011
    ..Finally, lung sonographic examination targeted to the detection of signs of pulmonary congestion has the potential to allow hemodynamic noninvasive monitoring before and after mechanical cardiopulmonary maneuvers...
  11. doi request reprint Sonographic detection of radio-occult interstitial lung involvement in measles pneumonitis
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, 10043 Orbassano, Torino, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 27:128.e1-3. 2009
    ..We hypothesize a new diagnostic role of bedside lung sonography in screening patients presenting to the ED with initial lung involvement in measles who warrant close follow-up and hospital admission...
  12. doi request reprint Diagnosis of radio-occult pulmonary conditions by real-time chest ultrasonography in patients with pleuritic pain
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano, Torino, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 34:1717-23. 2008
    ..7%, positive and negative predictive values were 94.7% and 96.7%, respectively, and accuracy was 95.9%. In patients with pleuritic pain of unknown cause, real-time LUS enables the diagnosis of radio-occult lung and pleural lesions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Detection of sonographic B-lines in patients with normal lung or radiographic alveolar consolidation
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR122-8. 2008
    ..The aim was to assess the prevalence and distribution of this sonographic sign in patients with normal lung or isolated alveolar consolidation in chest radiography...
  14. doi request reprint Usefulness of lung ultrasound in the bedside distinction between pulmonary edema and exacerbation of COPD
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Torino, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano, Torino, Italy
    Emerg Radiol 15:145-51. 2008
    ..This condition rules out exacerbation of COPD as the main cause of an acute dyspnea...
  15. ncbi request reprint A case of mesenteric panniculitis: multiple involvement of the emergency department before final diagnosis and appropriate treatment
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, S Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Regione Gonzole 10, 10043 Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 14:104-5. 2007
    ..In this brief report from literature analysis, we present diagnosis and treatment of mesenteric panniculitis from what is known so far. Finally, we briefly discuss some peculiar pathogenesis and hypothesis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bedside lung ultrasound in the assessment of alveolar-interstitial syndrome
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, S Luigi Hospital, Orbassano, TO, 10043, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 24:689-96. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint A case of severe hypercalcemia with acute renal failure in sarcoidosis: a diagnostic challenge for the emergency department
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Luigi Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 12:320-1. 2005
    ..The patient was discharged after 7 days with normal levels of serum calcium, urinary calcium excretion and serum creatinine. Recognition of this rare cause of hypercalcemia is a challenge for the emergency physician...
  18. ncbi request reprint A case of unilateral re-expansion pulmonary oedema successfully treated with non-invasive continuous positive airway pressure
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, S Luigi Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 11:291-4. 2004
    ..Literature data about the aetiological and pathogenetic factors of the condition are also considered...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lung ultrasound in the evaluation of patients with pleuritic pain in the emergency department
    Giovanni Volpicelli
    Department of Emergency Medicine, S Luigi Hospital, Orbassano TO, Italy
    J Emerg Med 34:179-86. 2008
    ..We report on 5 patients who presented to our ED complaining of pleuritic pain, few other symptoms, and negative routine investigations, in whom bedside lung ultrasound aided in making the diagnosis...
  20. doi request reprint A case of epigastric pain in the ED: late mechanical complication after vertical banded gastroplasty
    Adriano M Priola
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Turin, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 27:633.e5-7. 2009
    ..Radiologic upper gastrointestinal investigation and computed tomography findings were then decisive to detect the intragastric band migration...
  21. doi request reprint Accuracy of 64-row multidetector CT in the diagnosis of surgically treated acute abdomen
    Adriano Massimiliano Priola
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Turin, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Regione Gonzole 10, 10043, Orbassano Torino, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Imaging 37:902-7. 2013
    ..To assess the accuracy of 64-row computed tomography (CT) in the differential diagnosis of acute abdomen in the emergency department...