F Rotondo



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    Rotondo F, Rotondo A, Jentoft M, Scheithauer B, Syro L, Donado J, et al. Microvessel density and VEGF expression in pituitaries of pregnant women. Hormones (Athens). 2013;12:292-7 pubmed
    ..It can be concluded that pituitary enlargement and PRL cell hyperplasia in pregnant women may occur without neovascularization and increased VEGF immunoexpression. ..
  2. Mohammed A, Rotondo F, Munoz D, Kovacs K, Bilbao J, Karamchandani J, et al. Diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers of a sellar melanocytic tumor mimicking pituitary adenoma: Case report and literature review. Pathol Res Pract. 2015;211:682-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The use and exploration of miRNA, Ki67 and osteopontin are important in understanding the genesis, progression, and prognosis in treatment of patients with melanocytic tumors. ..
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    Rotondo F, Cusimano M, Scheithauer B, Coire C, Horvath E, Kovacs K. Atypical, invasive, recurring Crooke cell adenoma of the pituitary. Hormones (Athens). 2012;11:94-100 pubmed
    ..Recognition of such adenomas is of importance given their aggressive behavior and tendency to recur. More studies are needed to explain the pathobiology of this not invariably functional pituitary adenoma. ..
  4. Solarski M, Rotondo F, Foulkes W, Priest J, Syro L, Butz H, et al. DICER1 gene mutations in endocrine tumors. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2018;25:R197-R208 pubmed publisher
    ..Although significant progress has been made during the last few years, much more work is needed to fully understand the significance of DICER1 mutations. ..
  5. Rotondo F, Kovacs K, MacDonald R, Prud homme G, Latta E, Munoz D. Non-small cell bronchial carcinoma metastasizing into a prolactin-producing pituitary adenoma. Int J Surg Pathol. 2013;21:68-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The pituitary adenoma cells were immunoreactive for PRL and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). It is hypothesized that VEGF and PRL played a role in the development of metastasis within the adenoma. ..
  6. Rotondo F, Butz H, Syro L, Yousef G, Di Ieva A, Restrepo L, et al. Arginine vasopressin (AVP): a review of its historical perspectives, current research and multifunctional role in the hypothalamo-hypophysial system. Pituitary. 2016;19:345-55 pubmed publisher
  7. Rotondo F, Khatun N, Scheithauer B, Horvath E, Marotta T, Cusimano M, et al. Unusual double pituitary adenoma: a case report. Pathol Int. 2011;61:42-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The two tumors differed not only in Ki-67 labeling indices but in MGMT immunoexpression as well...
  8. Di Michele J, Rotondo F, Kovacs K, Syro L, Yousef G, Cusimano M, et al. Vasculogenic Mimicry in Clinically Non-functioning Pituitary Adenomas: a Histologic Study. Pathol Oncol Res. 2017;23:803-809 pubmed publisher
    ..Further research is warranted to confirm the presence of VM in pituitary adenomas to elucidate its clinical relevance in patients diagnosed with a pituitary adenoma. ..
  9. Rotondo F, Qaddoura A, Syro L, Karamchandani J, Munoz D, Arroyave M, et al. Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-Related Hypophysitis. Endocr Pathol. 2017;28:308-314 pubmed publisher
    ..The pathogenesis of IgG4 hypophysitis is not known, and further study is necessary to explore the cause, progression, and influencing factors of this disease. ..

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  1. Solarski M, Rotondo F, Syro L, Cusimano M, Kovacs K. Alpha subunit in clinically non-functioning pituitary adenomas: An immunohistochemical study. Pathol Res Pract. 2017;213:1130-1133 pubmed publisher
    ..To fully understand the role of ?-subunit in pituitary adenomas more work is needed. ..