Paolo Frassanito

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pink and blue: the color of gender
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:881-2. 2008
  2. doi request reprint A new Subcutaneously Anchored Device for Securing External Cerebrospinal Fluid Catheters: our Preliminary Experience
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 93:1-5. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Ghost Tumors of the Central Nervous System: Definition, Clinical Implications, and Proposal of Classification
    Paolo Frassanito
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 84:663-70. 2015
  4. pmc Idiopathic cerebrospinal fluid overproduction: case-based review of the pathophysiological mechanism implied in the cerebrospinal fluid production
    Gianluca Trevisi
    Paolo Frassanito, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Croat Med J 55:377-87. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Post-marketing surveillance of CustomBone Service implanted in children under 7 years old
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 157:115-21. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Occipital sinus pericranii superseding both jugular veins: description of two rare pediatric cases
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurgery 72:E1054-8; dicussion 1058. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Complications of delayed cranial repair after decompressive craniectomy in children less than 1 year old
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Policlinic A Gemelli, Catholic Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:927-33. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Simultaneously occurring tumours within the same cerebello-pontine angle: refining literature definitions and proposal for classification
    Paolo Frassanito
    Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Policlinico A Gemelli Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 153:1989-93; discussion 1993. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Cerebellar mutism after spontaneous intratumoral bleeding involving the upper cerebellar vermis: a contribution to the physiopathogenic interpretation
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:7-11. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Heralding cerebellar mutism: evidence for pre-surgical language impairment as primary risk factor in posterior fossa surgery
    Concezio Di Rocco
    Paediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Policlinic A Gemelli, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Cerebellum 10:551-62. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Pink and blue: the color of gender
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:881-2. 2008
  2. doi request reprint A new Subcutaneously Anchored Device for Securing External Cerebrospinal Fluid Catheters: our Preliminary Experience
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 93:1-5. 2016
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  3. doi request reprint Ghost Tumors of the Central Nervous System: Definition, Clinical Implications, and Proposal of Classification
    Paolo Frassanito
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 84:663-70. 2015
    ....
  4. pmc Idiopathic cerebrospinal fluid overproduction: case-based review of the pathophysiological mechanism implied in the cerebrospinal fluid production
    Gianluca Trevisi
    Paolo Frassanito, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Croat Med J 55:377-87. 2014
    ..This article thoroughly reviews pertinent literature on CSF production mechanisms and possible therapeutic implications. ..
  5. doi request reprint Post-marketing surveillance of CustomBone Service implanted in children under 7 years old
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 157:115-21. 2015
    ..This surveillance study investigates the outcome in this age group...
  6. doi request reprint Occipital sinus pericranii superseding both jugular veins: description of two rare pediatric cases
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Neurosurgery 72:E1054-8; dicussion 1058. 2013
    ..The extracranial venous drainage of the brain is provided mainly by the jugular veins with the variable participation of extrajugular pathways...
  7. doi request reprint Complications of delayed cranial repair after decompressive craniectomy in children less than 1 year old
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Policlinic A Gemelli, Catholic Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:927-33. 2012
    ..However, only a few dedicated papers can be found in the literature...
  8. doi request reprint Simultaneously occurring tumours within the same cerebello-pontine angle: refining literature definitions and proposal for classification
    Paolo Frassanito
    Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Policlinico A Gemelli Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 153:1989-93; discussion 1993. 2011
    ..The correct classification of these nosological entities will allow further more accurate evaluations of these cases in order to clarify the pathogenesis, prognosis and best treatment of each one...
  9. doi request reprint Cerebellar mutism after spontaneous intratumoral bleeding involving the upper cerebellar vermis: a contribution to the physiopathogenic interpretation
    Paolo Frassanito
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:7-11. 2009
    ..Transient mutism as a consequence of posterior fossa surgery is a well-known phenomenon. However, it has rarely been reported after focal nonsurgically induced cerebellar damage...
  10. doi request reprint Heralding cerebellar mutism: evidence for pre-surgical language impairment as primary risk factor in posterior fossa surgery
    Concezio Di Rocco
    Paediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Policlinic A Gemelli, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Cerebellum 10:551-62. 2011
    ..In the present series, children with normal pre-operative language function did not develop post-operative mutism...
  11. doi request reprint Spontaneous Regression of Pineal Lesions: Ghost Tumor or Pineal Apoplexy?
    Pier Paolo Mattogno
    Institute of Neurosurgery Catholic School of Medicine, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 88:64-9. 2016
    ..This event usually is characterized by an acute clinical onset and requires emergency surgical management whereas the regression of the lesion is a much rarer outcome...
  12. doi request reprint Hormonal therapy for fertility and huge meningioma: a purely random association?
    Paolo Frassanito
    Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University School of Medicine, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 800168 Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurol Belg 112:299-301. 2012
    ..Particular caution should be paid whenever adopting sexual hormonal therapy, especially for fertility. A radiological examination (ideally MRI) could be advised before starting therapy, in order to rule out any intracranial meningioma...
  13. doi request reprint Endoscopic septostomy through a standard precoronal ventricular access: feasibility and effectiveness
    Gianpiero Tamburrini
    Pediatric Neurosurgery Unit, Catholic University Medical School, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:1517-22. 2012
    ..In particular, the choice of the ventricular access has been recently debated. We investigated the results of endoscopic septostomy performed through a standard precoronal ventricular access using a rigid endoscope...
  14. ncbi request reprint Shunt malfunction mimicking a cystic tumour
    Federico Bianchi
    a Paediatric Neurosurgery Department of Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Br J Neurosurg . 2016
    ..The case of a boy with a 'tumour-like' proximal shunt malfunction is described and the pertinent literature is analysed...
  15. doi request reprint Myelomeningocele Repair: Surgical Management Based on a 30-Year Experience
    Pier Paolo Mattogno
    Pediatric Neurosurgery A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University Medical School, Largo A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 124:143-148. 2017
    ..Myelomeningocele (MMC) is a rare but severe spinal defect resulting from a failed neurulation process. Surgical repair is a delicate procedure that needs accurate neuroanatomical knowledge and adequate surgical planning...
  16. doi request reprint Closure of endoscopic third ventriculostomy after surgery for posterior cranial fossa tumor: The "snow globe effect"
    Gianpiero Tamburrini
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Br J Neurosurg 29:386-9. 2015
    ..Based on a gravitational hypothesis, we named this mechanism the "snow globe effect." ..
  17. doi request reprint The shell technique: bilateral fronto-orbital reshaping in trigonocephaly
    Concezio Di Rocco
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 29:2189-94. 2013
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  18. ncbi request reprint Teaching NeuroImages: Postoperative bifocal stroke of the pontine tegmentum: Why don't you smile anymore?
    Paolo Frassanito
    From Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 82:e165-6. 2014
    ..1) We hypothesized a mechanism of postoperative spasm of long circumferential branches of the basilar artery. This mechanism should be considered in cases of postoperative neurologic deficits with delayed onset.(2.) ..
  19. doi request reprint Retrieval of ventricular catheter with the aid of endoscopy: technical note
    Benedetta Ludovica Pettorini
    Institute of Neurosurgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:71-4. 2008
    ..The removal of an unnecessary and no longer useful prosthetic device that is a possible focus of infection justifies endoscopic treatment, which, in this experience, is not associated with morbidity...
  20. doi request reprint Sudden paraplegia in a case of apparently isolated frontal embryonal tumour with abundant neuropil and true rosettes
    Paolo Frassanito
    Paediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Br J Neurosurg 26:284-6. 2012
    ..The diagnosis of embryonal tumour with abundant neuropil and true rosettes was posed...
  21. doi request reprint Recurrent adult-type fibrosarcoma of the frontal bone in a child
    Mariangela Novello
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Catholic University, Largo F Vito 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 32:1169-73. 2016
    ..Most frequently diagnosed among bone malignancies in the past, improved diagnostic techniques and further restrictive classification criteria have currently made the diagnosis of fibrosarcoma very unusual...
  22. doi request reprint Hydrocephalus and Chiari type I malformation
    Concezio Di Rocco
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Policlinic A Gemelli, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:1653-64. 2011
    ..corrected] Hydrocephalus has been related to Chiari type I malformation (CIM) for a long time. The pathogenesis of this association is complex and still debated...
  23. doi request reprint Natural history of Chiari type I malformation in children
    Luca Massimi
    Department of Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurosurgery, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 32:S275-7. 2011
    ..This analysis shows a favorable natural outcome of CIM in children, thus suggesting a conservative management in asymptomatic cases. However, multicentric studies are required to validate this data...
  24. doi request reprint Giant subcortical heterotopia involving the temporo-parieto-occipital region: a challenging cause of drug-resistant epilepsy
    Federica Novegno
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 87:88-94. 2009
    ..Patients affected by giant subcortical heterotopias can have a favourable prognosis after the surgical removal of the malformation, even following long-lasting epilepsy...
  25. doi request reprint Arachnoid cyst: a further anomaly associated with Kallmann syndrome?
    Luca Massimi
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, A Gemelli Hospital, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 32:1607-14. 2016
    ..The purpose of this paper is to present a further disease that can enrich the wide spectrum of KS variability, that is cerebral arachnoid cyst...
  26. doi request reprint Cranial repair: how complicated is filling a "hole"?
    Pasquale De Bonis
    Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    J Neurotrauma 29:1071-6. 2012
    ..Our analysis confirms that cranioplasty is burdened by a significant complication rate. In this context, bifrontal cranioplasty is related to a higher risk of complication and, in particular, infection...
  27. doi request reprint Bilateral Internal Carotid Artery Segmental Agenesis: Embryology, Common Collateral Pathways, Clinical Presentation, and Clinical Importance of a Rare Condition
    Andrea M Alexandre
    Radiodiagnostica e Neuroradiologia, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 95:620.e9-620.e15. 2016
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  28. doi request reprint Pathological enlargement of midbrain Virchow-Robin spaces: a rare cause of obstructive hydrocephalus
    Carmelo Lucio Sturiale
    Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Br J Neurosurg 25:130-1. 2011
    ..The authors describe a 38 year-old man affected by a Benedikt's syndrome related to a midbrain multicystic formation. Clinical course, differential diagnosis, and therapeutic choice are here also briefly discussed...