Alberto Tagliafico

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Contribution of ultrasound in the assessment of patients with suspect idiopathic pudendal nerve disease
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Via De Toni 14, 16132 Genoa, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Neurophysiol 125:1278-84. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Increased reflectivity and loss in bulk of the pronator quadratus muscle does not always indicate anterior interosseous neuropathy on ultrasound
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Human Anatomy, DIMES, Universita di Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16138 Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 82:526-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Reliability of side-to-side sonographic cross-sectional area measurements of upper extremity nerves in healthy volunteers
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 32:457-62. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of MRI in adults with suspect brachial plexus lesions: a multicentre retrospective study with surgical findings and clinical follow-up as reference standard
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 81:2666-72. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Reliability of side-to-side ultrasound cross-sectional area measurements of lower extremity nerves in healthy subjects
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Human Anatomy, DIMES, Universit di Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16138 Genoa, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 46:717-22. 2012
  6. doi request reprint One-to-one comparison between digital spot compression view and digital breast tomosynthesis
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 22:539-44. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Mammographic density estimation: one-to-one comparison of digital mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis using fully automated software
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 22:1265-70. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Hip ultrasound
    Carlo Martinoli
    Radiologia, DISC, Universita di Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, I 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 81:3824-31. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Brachial plexus and nerves about the shoulder
    Carlo Martinoli
    Cattedra di Radiologia DISC, Universita di Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 14:523-46. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Nerves of the hand beyond the carpal tunnel
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Experimental Medicine DIMES, Institute of Anatomy, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 16:129-36. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Contribution of ultrasound in the assessment of patients with suspect idiopathic pudendal nerve disease
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Via De Toni 14, 16132 Genoa, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Neurophysiol 125:1278-84. 2014
    ..To assess if Ultrasound (US) is contributive in patients suspected of having idiopathic pudendal neuralgia...
  2. doi request reprint Increased reflectivity and loss in bulk of the pronator quadratus muscle does not always indicate anterior interosseous neuropathy on ultrasound
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Human Anatomy, DIMES, Universita di Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16138 Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 82:526-9. 2013
    ..To assess if isolated atrophy of the pronator quadratus muscle indicates anterior interosseous neuropathy on ultrasound...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reliability of side-to-side sonographic cross-sectional area measurements of upper extremity nerves in healthy volunteers
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 32:457-62. 2013
    ..Therefore, the inherent side-to-side differences must be minimal. The goal of this study was to determine the reliability of side-to-side measurements of upper extremity nerves in healthy volunteers...
  4. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of MRI in adults with suspect brachial plexus lesions: a multicentre retrospective study with surgical findings and clinical follow-up as reference standard
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 81:2666-72. 2012
    ..To evaluate brachial plexus MRI accuracy with surgical findings and clinical follow-up as reference standard in a large multicentre study...
  5. doi request reprint Reliability of side-to-side ultrasound cross-sectional area measurements of lower extremity nerves in healthy subjects
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Human Anatomy, DIMES, Universit di Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16138 Genoa, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 46:717-22. 2012
    ..Therefore, inherent side-to-side differences must be minimal. The goal of this study was to assess intrastudy, intraobserver, and interobserver reproducibility of ultrasound in comparative side-to-side evaluation of lower limb nerves...
  6. doi request reprint One-to-one comparison between digital spot compression view and digital breast tomosynthesis
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 22:539-44. 2012
    ..To assess if digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is at least equal to digital spot compression view (DSCV)...
  7. doi request reprint Mammographic density estimation: one-to-one comparison of digital mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis using fully automated software
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 22:1265-70. 2012
    ..To compare breast density on digital mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis using fully automated software...
  8. doi request reprint Hip ultrasound
    Carlo Martinoli
    Radiologia, DISC, Universita di Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, I 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 81:3824-31. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to provide a comprehensive review of the most common pathologic conditions about the hip, in which the contribution of US is relevant for the diagnostic work-up...
  9. doi request reprint Brachial plexus and nerves about the shoulder
    Carlo Martinoli
    Cattedra di Radiologia DISC, Universita di Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 14:523-46. 2010
    ..In this article, the clinical entities just listed are discussed independently, providing an overview of the current status of knowledge regarding imaging assessment...
  10. doi request reprint Nerves of the hand beyond the carpal tunnel
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Experimental Medicine DIMES, Institute of Anatomy, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 16:129-36. 2012
    ..Moreover, US is useful for a postsurgical assessment. The anterior interosseous nerve, Guyon's tunnel syndrome, and Wartenberg's syndrome are also described...
  11. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of ultrasound in patients with suspected brachial plexus lesions in adults: a multicenter retrospective study with MRI, surgical findings and clinical follow-up as reference standard
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Human Anatomy, DIMES, Universita di Genova, Genoa, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 42:371-6. 2013
    ..To evaluate brachial plexus ultrasound (US) performance in a large multicenter study...
  12. doi request reprint Imaging of neuropathies about the ankle and foot
    Carlo Martinoli
    Cattedra di Radiologia DISC, Universita di Genova, Genova, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 14:344-56. 2010
    ..In this article, a review of the anatomical and pathological features of nerve entrapments in the distal lower extremity is presented on ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging, according to the nerve involved...
  13. doi request reprint Peripheral nerves: ultrasound-guided interventional procedures
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 14:559-66. 2010
    ..US allows the clinician to inject drugs with little or no patient discomfort...
  14. ncbi request reprint Breast Density Assessment Using a 3T MRI System: Comparison among Different Sequences
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genova, Genova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e99027. 2014
    ..To compare MRI sequences for breast density measurements on a 3T MRI system using IDEAL (Iterative Decomposition of water and fat with Echo Asymmetry and Least squares estimation) as possible physiology-like reference...
  15. doi request reprint Imaging finger joint instability with ultrasound
    Carlo Martinoli
    Department of Radiology, DISSAL, Universita di Genova, Genova, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 17:466-76. 2013
    ..A thorough understanding of the complex anatomy, mechanism of injury, soft tissue abnormalities, and imaging findings is critical in the diagnostic work-up of closed finger joint trauma and may help improve outcomes. ..
  16. doi request reprint Muscle variants of the upper and lower limb (with anatomical correlation)
    Carlo Martinoli
    Cattedra di Radiologia DISC, Universita di Genova, Genova, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 14:106-21. 2010
    ..Familiarity with their most common location and knowledge of the possible clinical syndromes caused by these supernumerary structures may aid in diagnosis and treatment...
  17. doi request reprint Imaging of neuropathies about the hip
    Carlo Martinoli
    Radiologia DISC, Universita di Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, I 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 82:17-26. 2013
    ..The lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy (meiralgia paresthetica), femoral neuropathy, sciatic neuropathy, obturator neuropathy, superior and inferior gluteal neuropathies and pudendal neuropathy will be discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sonographic depiction of trigger fingers in acromegaly
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, University of Genoa, 16128 Genoa, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 28:1441-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the prevalence of trigger fingers in patients with acromegaly versus an unaffected control group...
  19. doi request reprint Ultrasound demonstration of distal triceps tendon tears
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 81:1207-10. 2012
    ..Rupture of the distal triceps tendon is an uncommon injury that may be unrecognized on clinical examination. The purpose of the study is to describe the role of US in distal triceps tendon tears evaluation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures around the shoulder
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Institute of Anatomy, DIMES, University of Genova, Vie de Toni 14, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Radiol Med 119:318-26. 2014
    ..The treatment of rotator cuff tendinosis and partial tears with ultrasound-guided injection of concentrated autologous platelets is also described. ..
  21. doi request reprint Comparative estimation of percentage breast tissue density for digital mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis, and magnetic resonance imaging
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 138:311-7. 2013
    ..No signficant differences in percentage density were observed when comparing DBT and MRI. Our work highlight that differences between FFDM, DBT, and MRI should be considered when measuring percentage breast density...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound-guided treatment of meralgia paresthetica (lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy): technical description and results of treatment in 20 consecutive patients
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 30:1341-6. 2011
    ..The purposes of this study were to describe a technique for treatment of meralgia paresthetica (lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy) using ultrasound guidance and to report the results of treatment...
  23. doi request reprint Mammographic density estimation: comparison among BI-RADS categories, a semi-automated software and a fully automated one
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Cattedra di Radiologia R, DICMI, Universita di Genova, Genova, Italy
    Breast 18:35-40. 2009
    ..Furthermore both the semi-automated and the fully automated density estimation are more accurate than BI-RADS quantitative evaluation and could also be used in the daily clinical practice...
  24. doi request reprint High-Resolution ultrasound of the pudendal nerve: normal anatomy
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Institute of Anatomy, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 47:403-8. 2013
    ..In this study we aimed to determine whether high-resolution ultrasound (US) can identify the pudendal nerve and its terminal branches. We also attempted to identify the best approach for visualizing these structures...
  25. doi request reprint Paediatric musculoskeletal US beyond the hip joint
    Carlo Martinoli
    Radiologia DISC, Universita di Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Pediatr Radiol 41:S113-24. 2011
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  26. ncbi request reprint High-resolution sonography of the palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Cattedra di Radiologia R DICMI, Universita di Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, I 16132 Genova, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:107-14. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the potential value of high-resolution sonography for evaluation of the palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve (MN)...
  27. doi request reprint Ultrasound of peripheral nerves in acromegaly: changes at 1-year follow-up
    Eugenia Resmini
    Department of Endocrinology and Medical Sciences DiSEM, Center of Excellence for Biomedical Research, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 71:220-5. 2009
    ..We have previously demonstrated peripheral nerve enlargement in acromegaly...
  28. doi request reprint Ultrasound demonstration of distal biceps tendon bifurcation: normal and abnormal findings
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Cattedra di Radiologia R DICMI, Universita di Genova, Genoa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 20:202-8. 2010
    ..Isolated tears of one of these components can be identified by US. Knowledge of the distal biceps tendon bifurcation ultrasonographic anatomy and pathology has important diagnostic and therapeutic implications...
  29. doi request reprint Traumatic neuropathies: spectrum of imaging findings and postoperative assessment
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 14:512-22. 2010
    ..Imaging assessment of peripheral nerves trauma is useful for the diagnosis, follow-up, and postoperative evaluation...
  30. doi request reprint In vivo imaging of human breast cancer mouse model with high level expression of calcium sensing receptor at 3T
    Gabriella Baio
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, IST, National Cancer Institute, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 22:551-8. 2012
    ..To demonstrate that manganese can visualise calcium sensing receptor (CaSR)-expressing cells in a human breast cancer murine model, as assessed by clinical 3T magnetic resonance (MR)...
  31. doi request reprint MR Imaging of total hip arthroplasty: comparison among sequences to study the sciatic nerve at 1.5 T
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Magn Reson Imaging 28:1319-26. 2010
    ..This study was done to test a series of MR sequences for evaluating the sciatic nerve after total hip arthroplasty (THA)...
  32. doi request reprint Ultrasound-guided viscosupplementation of subacromial space in elderly patients with cuff tear arthropathy using a high weight hyaluronic acid: prospective open-label non-randomized trial
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Eur Radiol 21:182-7. 2011
    ..To assess if ultrasound (US)-guided viscosupplementation can reduce pain and improve function in elderly patients with cuff tear arthropathy...
  33. doi request reprint Brachial plexus MR imaging: accuracy and reproducibility of DTI-derived measurements and fibre tractography at 3.0-T
    Alberto Tagliafico
    Department of Radiology, National Institute for Cancer Research IST, Largo Rosanna Benzi 8, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Eur Radiol 21:1764-71. 2011
    ..To estimate intrastudy, intraobserver and interobserver reproducibility of DTI-derived measurements and fibre tractography (FT) at 3.0 T MR imaging in subjects without known brachial plexus pathology...
  34. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal manifestations of chronic anemias
    Carlo Martinoli
    Radiologia DISC, Universita di Genova, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 15:269-80. 2011
    ..Overall, familiarity with the range of radiological appearances in chronic anemias is important to diagnose complications and establish appropriate therapy...