Unità Operativa di Endocrinochirurgia - Primario Prof. R. Bellantone
Università Cattolica - Policlinico A. Gemelli - Roma

ENDOCRINE SURGERY - Universitą Cattolica - ROMA
Bibliografia

Lombardi CP, Bracaglia R, Revelli L, Insalaco C, Pennestrì F, Bellantone R, Raffaelli M.

Aesthetic result of thyroidectomy: evaluation of different kinds of skin suture].

Ann Ital Chir. 2011 Nov-Dec;82(6):449-55; discussion455-6. Italian.

 

Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Boniardi M, De Toma G, Marzano LA, Miccoli P, Minni F, Morino M, Pelizzo MR, Pietrabissa A, Renda A, Valeri A, De Crea C, Bellantone R.

Adrenocortical carcinoma: effect of hospital volume on patient outcome.

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2012 Feb;397(2):201-7. Epub 2011 Nov 9.

 

Bellantone R, Raffaelli M, DE Crea C, Traini E, Lombardi CP.

Minimally-invasive parathyroid surgery.

Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2011 Aug;31(4):207-15.

 

Raffaelli M, De Crea C, Ronti S, Bellantone R, Lombardi CP.

Substernal goiters: incidence, surgical approach, and complications in a tertiary care referral center.

Head Neck. 2011 Oct;33(10):1420-5. doi: 10.1002/hed.21617. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

 

Levintova Y, Plakogiannis FM, Bellantone RA.

An improved in vitro method for measuring skin permeability that controls excess hydration of skin using modified Franz diffusion cells.

Int J Pharm. 2011 Oct 31;419(1-2):96-106. Epub 2011 Jul 23.

 

Grossi U, Crucitti A, D'Amato G, Mazzari A, Tomaiuolo PM, Cavicchioni C, Bellantone R.

Laparoscopic splenectomy for atraumatic splenic rupture.

Int Surg. 2011 Jan-Mar;96(1):87-9.

 

Testini M, Gurrado A, Avenia N, Bellantone R, Biondi A, Brazzarola P, Calzolari F, Cavallaro G, De Toma G, Guida P, Lissidini G, Loizzi M, Lombardi CP, Piccinni G, Portincasa P, Rosato L, Does mediastinal extension of the goiter increase morbidity of total thyroidectomy? A multicenter study of 19,662 patients.

Sartori N, Zugni C, Basile F.

 

Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, de Crea C, Bellantone R, Fusco A, Bianchi A, Pontecorvi A, de Marinis L.

ACTH-dependent Cushing syndrome: The potential benefits of simultaneous bilateral posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy.

Surgery. 2011 Feb;149(2):299-300. No abstract available.

 

Randolph GW, Dralle H; International Intraoperative Monitoring Study Group, Abdullah H, Barczynski M, Bellantone R, Brauckhoff M, Carnaille B, Cherenko S, Chiang FY, Dionigi G, Finck C, Hartl D, Kamani D, Lorenz K, Miccolli P, Mihai R, Miyauchi A, Orloff L, Perrier N, Poveda MD, Romanchishen A, Serpell J, Sitges-Serra A, Sloan T, Van Slycke S, Snyder S, Takami H, Volpi E, Woodson G.

Electrophysiologic recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring during thyroid and parathyroid surgery: international standards guideline statement.

Laryngoscope. 2011 Jan;121 Suppl 1:S1-16. Review.

 

Raffaelli M, De Crea C, Ronti S, Bellantone R, Lombardi CP.

Substernal goiters: Incidence, surgical approach, and complications in a tertiary care referral center.

Head Neck. 2010 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, De Crea C, D'Amore A, Oragano L, Salvatori M, Bellantone R.

Video-assisted thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid carcinoma.

J Oncol. 2010;2010. pii: 148542. Epub 2010 Sep 23.

 

Raffaelli M, Bellantone R, Princi P, De Crea C, Rossi ED, Fadda G, Lombardi CP.

Surgical treatment of thyroid diseases in elderly patients.

Am J Surg. 2010 Oct;200(4):467-72.

 

Crucitti A, Grossi U, Giustacchini P, Tomaiuolo PM, Bellantone R.

Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas in children: report of a case and review of the literature.

Updates Surg. 2010 Aug;62(1):69-72. Review.

 

Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, De Crea C, D'Amore A, Bellantone R.

Video-assisted thyroidectomy: lessons learned after more than one decade.

Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2009 Dec;29(6):317-20.

 

Lombardi CP, Bellantone R, De Crea C, Paladino NC, Fadda G, Salvatori M, Raffaelli M.

Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: extrathyroidal extension, lymph node metastases, and risk factors for recurrence in a high prevalence of goiter area.

World J Surg. 2010 Jun;34(6):1214-21.

 

Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, De Crea C, D'Alatri L, Maccora D, Marchese MR, Paludetti G, Bellantone R.

Long-term outcome of functional post-thyroidectomy voice and swallowing symptoms.

Surgery. 2009 Dec;146(6):1174-81.

 

Jumaily JS, Noordzij JP, Dukas AG, Lee SL, Bernet VJ, Payne RJ, McLeod IK, Hier MP, Black MJ, Kerr PD, Raffaelli M, Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Dietrich MS.

Prediction of hypocalcemia after using 1- to 6-hour postoperative parathyroid hormone and calcium levels: an analysis of pooled individual patient data from 3 observational studies.

Head Neck. 2010 Apr;32(4):427-34.

 

Rosato L, Miccoli P, Pinchera A, Lombardi G, Romano M, Avenia N, Bastagli A, Bellantone R, De Palma M, De Toma G, Gasparri G, Lampugnani R, Marini PL, Nasi PG, Pellizzo MR, Pezzullo L, Piccoli M, Testini M.

[Diagnostic, therapeutic and healthcare management protocols in thyroid surgery. 2nd Consensus Conference (U.E.C. CLUB)].

G Chir. 2009 Mar;30(3):73-86. Italian.

 

Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Traini E, De Crea C, Corsello SM, Bellantone R.

Video-assisted minimally invasive parathyroidectomy: benefits and long-term results.

World J Surg. 2009 Nov;33(11):2266-81. Review.

 

Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, De Crea C, Sollazzi L, Perilli V, Cazzato MT, Bellantone R.

Endoscopic adrenalectomy: Is there an optimal operative approach? Results of a single-center case-control study.

Surgery. 2008 Dec;144(6):1008-14; discussion 1014-5.

 

Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Traini E, De Crea C, Corsello SM, Sollazzi L, Pontecorvi A, Bellantone R.

Advantages of a video-assisted approach to parathyroidectomy.

ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2008;70(5):313-8. Epub 2008 Oct 30.

 

Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Traini E, Di Stasio E, Carrozza C, De Crea C, Zuppi C, Bellantone R.

Intraoperative PTH monitoring during parathyroidectomy: the need for stricter criteria to detect multiglandular disease.

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2008 Sep;393(5):639-45. Epub 2008 Jul 24.

 

Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Cicchetti A, Marchetti M, De Crea C, Di Bidino R, Oragano L, Bellantone R.

The use of "harmonic scalpel" versus "knot tying" for conventional "open" thyroidectomy: results of a prospective randomized study.

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2008 Sep;393(5):627-31. Epub 2008 Jul 15.

 

Lombardi CP, Bossola M, Princi P, Boscherini M, La Torre G, Raffaelli M, Traini E, Salvatori M, Pontecorvi A, Bellantone R.

Circulating thyroglobulin mRNA does not predict early and midterm recurrences in patients undergoing thyroidectomy for cancer.

Am J Surg. 2008 Sep;196(3):326-32. Epub 2008 Jul 9.

 

Concolino P, Rossodivita A, Carrozza C, Raffaelli M, Lombardi CP, Rigante D, Pitocco D, Stabile A, Bellantone R, Zuppi C, Capoluongo E.

A novel MEN1 frameshift germline mutation in two Italian monozygotic twins.

Clin Chem Lab Med. 2008;46(6):824-6.

Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, D'alatri L, De Crea C, Marchese MR, Maccora D, Paludetti G, Bellantone R.

Video-Assisted Thyroidectomy Significantly Reduces the Risk of Early Postthyroidectomy Voice and Swallowing Symptoms.
World J Surg. 2008 Feb 8; [Epub ahead of print]
 
Rosato L, Pinchera A, Pellizzo MR, De Antoni E, Miccoli P, Avenia N, Gasparri G, Bellantone R, Lampugnani R, Nasi PG, Pontecorvi A, Bastagli A, De Palma M, Faragona S, Livrea A, Pezzullo L, Taffurelli M, Torre G, Letizia C, Ardito G, De Toma G; Italian Association of Endocrine Surgery Units (UEC).
 [Diagnostic, therapeutic and healthcare management protocols in parathyroid surgery. 1st Consensus Conference]
G Chir. 2008 Jan-Feb;29(1-2):9-22. Italian.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, de Crea C, Princi P, Castaldi P, Spaventa A, Salvatori M, Bellantone R.
Report on 8 years of experience with video-assisted thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Surgery. 2007 Dec;142(6):944-51; discussion 944-51.
 
Noordzij JP, Lee SL, Bernet VJ, Payne RJ, Cohen SM, McLeod IK, Hier MP, Black MJ, Kerr PD, Richards ML, Lo CY, Raffaelli M, Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Cohen JI, Dietrich MS.
Early prediction of hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy using parathyroid hormone: an analysis of pooled individual patient data from nine observational studies.
J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Dec;205(6):748-54. Epub 2007 Sep 18.
 
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, De Crea C, Traini E, Oragano L, Sollazzi L, Bellantone R.
 [Complications in thyroid surgery]
Minerva Chir. 2007 Oct;62(5):395-408. Review. Italian.
PMID: 17947950 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
 
Bossola M, Cadoni G, Bellantone R, Carriero C, Carriero E, Ottaviani F, Borzomati D, Tortorelli A, Doglietto GB.
Taste intensity and hedonic responses to simple beverages in gastrointestinal cancer patients.
J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 Nov;34(5):505-12. Epub 2007 Jul 5.
 
Revelli L, Addolorato G, D'Amore A, Carrozza C, Giubileo G, Puiu A, Lombardi CP, Bellantone R, Gasbarrini G; Progetto Abissi 2005 Dive Medical Group.
Neuroendocrine and psychological assessment in a guinness 10 days scuba dive.
Int J Sports Med. 2007 Oct;28(10):848-52. Epub 2007 May 11.
 
Salvatori M, Raffaelli M, Castaldi P, Treglia G, Rufini V, Perotti G, Lombardi CP, Rubello D, Ardito G, Bellantone R.
Evaluation of the surgical completeness after total thyroidectomy for differentiated thyroid carcinoma.
Eur J Surg Oncol. 2007 Jun;33(5):648-54. Epub 2007 Apr 12.
 
Di Stasio E, Carrozza C, Pio Lombardi C, Raffaelli M, Traini E, Bellantone R, Zuppi C.
Parathyroidectomy monitored by intra-operative PTH: the relevance of the 20 min end-point.
Clin Biochem. 2007 Jun;40(9-10):595-603. Epub 2007 Jan 13.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, De Crea C, Rufini V, Treglia G, Bellantone R.
Noninvasive adrenal imaging in hyperaldosteronism: is it accurate for correctly identifying patients who should be selected for surgery?
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2007 Sep;392(5):623-8. Epub 2007 Jan 23.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, D'Alatri L, Marchese MR, Rigante M, Paludetti G, Bellantone R.
Voice and swallowing changes after thyroidectomy in patients without inferior laryngeal nerve injuries.
Surgery. 2006 Dec;140(6):1026-32; discussion 1032-4.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Princi P, Dobrinja C, Carrozza C, Di Stasio E, D'Amore A, Zuppi C, Bellantone R.
Parathyroid hormone levels 4 hours after surgery do not accurately predict post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia.
Surgery. 2006 Dec;140(6):1016-23; discussion 1023-5. Epub 2006 Nov 1.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Princi P, De Crea C, Bellantone R.
Minimally invasive video-assisted functional lateral neck dissection for metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Am J Surg. 2007 Jan;193(1):114-8.
 
Suppasrivasuseth J, Bellantone RA, Plakogiannis FM, Stagni G.
Permeability and retention studies of (-)epicatechin gel formulations in human cadaver skin.
Drug Dev Ind Pharm. 2006 Oct;32(9):1007-17.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, De Crea C, Bellantone R.
Role of laparoscopy in the management of adrenal malignancies.
J Surg Oncol. 2006 Aug 1;94(2):128-31.
 
Club delle UEC-Associazione delle Unità di Endocrinochirurgia Italiane, Rosato L, Pinchera A, Bellastella A, De Antoni E, Martino E, Miccoli P, Pontecorvi A, Torre G, Vitti P, Pelizzo MR, Avenia N, Nasi PG, Bellantone R, Lampugnani R, De Palma M, Pezzullo L, Ardito G, De Toma G.
 [Diagnostic, therapeutic and healtcare management protocols in thyroid surgery. I consensus conference (UEC club)]
Chir Ital. 2006 Mar-Apr;58(2):141-50. Italian.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Princi P, De Crea C, Bellantone R.
Video-assisted thyroidectomy: report on the experience of a single center in more than four hundred cases.
World J Surg. 2006 May;30(5):794-800; discussion 801.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Pani G, Maffione A, Princi P, Traini E, Galeotti T, Rossi ED, Fadda G, Bellantone R.
Gene expression profiling of adrenal cortical tumors by cDNA macroarray analysis. Results of a preliminary study.
Biomed Pharmacother. 2006 May;60(4):186-90. Epub 2006 Mar 31.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Princi P, De Crea C, Bellantone R.
Video-assisted thyroidectomy: report of a 7-year experience in Rome.
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2006 Jun;391(3):174-7. Epub 2006 Mar 10.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, De Crea C, Traini E, D'Amore AM, Bellantone R.
 [Pheochromocytoma: role of preoperative diagnosis in the assessment of malignancy risk and in the choice of surgical approach]
Suppl Tumori. 2005 May-Jun;4(3):S211. Italian.
 
Revelli L, Ardito G, Raffaelli M, Princi P, D'Amore A, Giustozzi E, Lombardi CP, Bellantone R.
 [Differentiated tumor of the thyroid in children and adolescents]
Suppl Tumori. 2005 May-Jun;4(3):S159. Italian.
 
Muscaritoli M, Bossola M, Aversa Z, Bellantone R, Rossi Fanelli F.
Prevention and treatment of cancer cachexia: new insights into an old problem.
Eur J Cancer. 2006 Jan;42(1):31-41. Epub 2005 Nov 28. Review.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Bossola M, Fadda G, Salvatori M, Princi P.
Posterior mediastinal hyperfunctioning insular thyroid carcinoma.
Tumori. 2005 Jul-Aug;91(4):358-60.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Boscherini M, Raffaelli M, Tondolo V, Alesina PF, Corsello SM, Fintini D, Bossola M.
Predictive factors for recurrence after thyroid lobectomy for unilateral non-toxic goiter in an endemic area: results of a multivariate analysis.
Surgery. 2004 Dec;136(6):1247-51.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Princi P, Santini S, Boscherini M, De Crea C, Traini E, D'Amore AM, Carrozza C, Zuppi C, Bellantone R.
Early prediction of postthyroidectomy hypocalcemia by one single iPTH measurement.
Surgery. 2004 Dec;136(6):1236-41.
 
Bossola M, Pacelli F, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB.
Influence of transfusions on perioperative and long-term outcome in patients following hepatic resection for colorectal metastases.
Ann Surg. 2005 Feb;241(2):381. No abstract available.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Princi P, Lulli P, Rossi ED, Fadda G, Bellantone R.
Safety of video-assisted thyroidectomy versus conventional surgery.
Head Neck. 2005 Jan;27(1):58-64.
 
Muscaritoli M, Bossola M, Bellantone R, Rossi Fanelli F.
Therapy of muscle wasting in cancer: what is the future?
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2004 Jul;7(4):459-66. Review.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Modesti C, Boscherini M, Bellantone R.
Video-assisted thyroidectomy under local anesthesia.
Am J Surg. 2004 Apr;187(4):515-8.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Traini E, De Crea C, Rossi ED, Fadda G.
Management of cystic or predominantly cystic thyroid nodules: the role of ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy.
Thyroid. 2004 Jan;14(1):43-7.
 
Muscaritoli M, Costelli P, Bossola M, Grieco G, Bonelli G, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Rossi-Fanelli F, Baccino FM.
Effects of simvastatin administration in an experimental model of cancer cachexia.
Nutrition. 2003 Nov-Dec;19(11-12):936-9.
 
Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Boscherini M, De Crea C, Alesina PF, Traini E, Princi P, Bellantone R.
 [Laparoscopic adrenalectomy in the treatment of malignant adrenal lesions]
Tumori. 2003 Jul-Aug;89(4 Suppl):255-6. Italian.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Alesina PF, De Crea C, Traini E, Salvatori M.
Video-assisted thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Surg Endosc. 2003 Oct;17(10):1604-8. Epub 2003 Jul 21.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Boscherini M, Alesina PF, De Crea C, Traini E, Princi P.
Is routine supplementation therapy (calcium and vitamin D) useful after total thyroidectomy?
Surgery. 2002 Dec;132(6):1109-12; discussion 1112-3.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Raffaelli MP, Boscherini M, de Crea C, Alesina PF, Traini E, Princi P.
Video-assisted thyroidectomy.
Asian J Surg. 2002 Oct;25(4):315-8.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Boscherini M, De Crea C, Alesina PF, Traini E, Princi P.
 [Conventional surgery versus laparoscopic surgery. Adrenal pathology]
Suppl Tumori. 2002 May-Jun;1(3):S14-8. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Bossola M, Boscherini M, De Crea C, Alesina P, Traini E, Princi P, Raffaelli M.
Total thyroidectomy for management of benign thyroid disease: review of 526 cases.
World J Surg. 2002 Dec;26(12):1468-71. Epub 2002 Oct 9. Review.
 
Costelli P, Bossola M, Muscaritoli M, Grieco G, Bonelli G, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Baccino FM, Rossi Fanelli F.
Anticytokine treatment prevents the increase in the activity of ATP-ubiquitin- and Ca(2+)-dependent proteolytic systems in the muscle of tumour-bearing rats.
Cytokine. 2002 Jul 7;19(1):1-5.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Boscherini M, Alesina PF, Princi P.
Central neck lymph node removal during minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy for thyroid carcinoma: a feasible and safe procedure.
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2002 Jun;12(3):181-5.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Boscherini M, De Crea C, Traini E.
Video-assisted thyroidectomy.
J Am Coll Surg. 2002 May;194(5):610-4.
 
Miccoli P, Bellantone R, Mourad M, Walz M, Raffaelli M, Berti P.
Minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy: multiinstitutional experience.
World J Surg. 2002 Aug;26(8):972-5. Epub 2002 May 21.
 
Nocente R, De ML, Mancini A, Bianchi A, Bellantone R, Lauriola L, Costanzo M, De CC, Gasbarrini G, Gentiloni SN.
A case of severe hypertension caused by ACTH-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia.
J Endocrinol Invest. 2002 Mar;25(3):254-8.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Bossola M, Boscherini M, De Crea C, Alesina PF, Traini E.
Video-assisted vs conventional thyroid lobectomy: a randomized trial.
Arch Surg. 2002 Mar;137(3):301-4; discussion 305.
 
Lombardi CP, De Crea C, Traini E, Tondolo V, Bellantone R, Damiani G, Capalbo G, Volpe M, Cambieri A, Catananti C.
 [Assessment of the adequacy of health services in day hospital care: experience of an endocrine surgery day care unit at a university polyclinic]
Chir Ital. 2001 Nov-Dec;53(6):793-800. Italian.
 
Summaria V, Mirk P, Costantini AM, Maresca G, Ardito G, Bellantone R, Marano P.
 [Role of Doppler color ultrasonography in the diagnosis of thyroid carcinoma]
Ann Ital Chir. 2001 May-Jun;72(3):277-82. Italian.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Bossola M, Ferrante A, Princi P, Boscherini M, Maussier L, Salvatori M, Rufini V, Reale F, Romano L, Tallini G, Zelano G, Pontecorvi A.
Validity of thyroglobulin mRNA assay in peripheral blood of postoperative thyroid carcinoma patients in predicting tumor recurrences varies according to the histologic type: results of a prospective study.
Cancer. 2001 Nov 1;92(9):2273-9.
 
Bellantone R, Boscherini M, Lombardi CP, Bossola M, Rubino F, De Crea C, Alesina P, Traini E, Cozza T, D'alatri L.
Is the identification of the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve mandatory in thyroid operation? Results of a prospective randomized study.
Surgery. 2001 Dec;130(6):1055-9.
 
Pacelli F, Bossola M, Papa V, Malerba M, Modesti C, Sgadari A, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Modesti C; EN-TPN Study Group.
Enteral vs parenteral nutrition after major abdominal surgery: an even match.
Arch Surg. 2001 Aug;136(8):933-6.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Rubino F, Perilli V, Sollazzi L, Mastroianni G, Gagner M.
Arterial PCO2 and cardiovascular function during endoscopic neck surgery with carbon dioxide insufflation.
Arch Surg. 2001 Jul;136(7):822-7.
 
Bellantone R, Boscherini M, Lombardi CP, Alesina PF.
Medullary thyroid carcinoma: surgical management of primary tumor and locoregional recurrence.
Rays. 2000 Apr-Jun;25(2):267-71. Review. English, Italian.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Rubino F, Ricci R, Capelli A.
Spontaneous gastric rupture and hemoperitoneum due to gastric hemangioma.
Dig Dis Sci. 2001 Apr;46(4):852-3. Review. No abstract available.
 
Bossola M, Muscaritoli M, Costelli P, Bellantone R, Pacelli F, Busquets S, Argilès J, Lopez-Soriano FJ, Civello IM, Baccino FM, Rossi Fanelli F, Doglietto GB.
Increased muscle ubiquitin mRNA levels in gastric cancer patients.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2001 May;280(5):R1518-23.
 
Bossola M, Muscaritoli M, Bellantone R, Pacelli F, Cascino A, Sgadari A, Battaglia F, Piccioni E, Scambia G, Doglietto GB, Rossi Fanelli F.
Serum tumour necrosis factor-alpha levels in cancer patients are discontinuous and correlate with weight loss.
Eur J Clin Invest. 2000 Dec;30(12):1107-12.
 
Ferrante A, Civello IM, Bellantone R, Boscherini M.
Hemorrhagic adrenal cyst: an unusual reason of acute hypovolemia.
Chir Ital. 1999 Jul-Aug;51(4):325-8. Review.
 
Carbone A, Serra FG, Rinelli A, Terribile D, Valentini M, Bellantone R, Rossi S, Ausili-Cèfaro G, Nardone L, Piantelli M, Capelli A, Ranelletti FO.
Morphometric prognostic index in breast cancer.
Anal Quant Cytol Histol. 1999 Jun;21(3):250-4.
 
Bellantone R, Bossola M, Carriero C, Malerba M, Nucera P, Ratto C, Crucitti P, Pacelli F, Doglietto GB, Crucitti F.
Structured versus long-chain triglycerides: a safety, tolerance, and efficacy randomized study in colorectal surgical patients.
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 1999 May-Jun;23(3):123-7.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Rubino F, Boscherini M, Perilli W.
Minimally invasive, totally gasless video-assisted thyroid lobectomy.
Am J Surg. 1999 Apr;177(4):342-3.
 
Boccardo F, Rubagotti A, Amoroso D, Mesiti M, Pacini P, Gallo L, Sismondi P, Giai M, Genta F, Mustacchi G, Agostara B, Bolognesi A, Villa E, Schieppati G, Ausili Cefaro GP, Bellantone R, Farris A, Sassi M, Patrone F.
Italian Breast Cancer Adjuvant Chemo-Hormone Therapy Cooperative Group Trials. GROCTA Trials.
Recent Results Cancer Res. 1998;152:453-70. Review.
 
Bellantone R, Sitges-Serra A, Bossola M, Doglietto GB, Malerba M, Franch G, Pacelli F, Crucitti F.
Transfusion timing and postoperative septic complications after gastric cancer surgery: a retrospective study of 179 consecutive patients.
Arch Surg. 1998 Sep;133(9):988-92.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Boscherini M, Ferrante A, Raffaelli M, Rubino F, Bossola M, Crucitti F.
Prognostic factors in differentiated thyroid carcinoma: a multivariate analysis of 234 consecutive patients.
J Surg Oncol. 1998 Aug;68(4):237-41.
 
Fadda G, Balsamo G, Fiorino MC, Mulè A, Lombardi CP, Raffaelli M, Bellantone R.
Follicular thyroid lesions and risk of malignancy: a new diagnostic classification on fine-needle aspiration cytology.
J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 1998 Mar;17(1):103-7. No abstract available.
 
Bellantone R, Lombardi CP, Cefaro GA, Nardone L, Rossi S, Minelli S, Raffaelli M, Crucitti F.
CMF + radiotherapy in the primary treatment of operable breast cancer: preliminary results of a phase II pilot study.
J Surg Oncol. 1998 May;68(1):48-50.
 
Bellantone R, Ferrante A, Raffaelli M, Boscherini M, Lombardi CP, Crucitti F.
Adrenal cystic lesions: report of 12 surgically treated cases and review of the literature.
J Endocrinol Invest. 1998 Feb;21(2):109-14. Review.
 
Bellantone R, Ferrante A, Boscherini M, Lombardi CP, Crucitti P, Crucitti F, Favia G, Borrelli D, Boffi L, Capussotti L, Carbone G, Casaccia M, Cavallaro A, Del Gaudio A, Dettori G, Di Giovanni V, Mazziotti A, Marrano D, Masenti E, Miccoli P, Mosca F, Mussa A, Petronio R, Piat G, Marazano L, et al.
Role of reoperation in recurrence of adrenal cortical carcinoma: results from 188 cases collected in the Italian National Registry for Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma.
Surgery. 1997 Dec;122(6):1212-8.
 
Carbone A, Serra FG, Ferrandina G, Scambia G, Terribile D, Bellantone R, Piantelli M, Ranelletti FO.
Methyl-p-hydroxyphenyllactate-esterase activity in breast cancer: a potentially new prognostic factor in short-term follow-up.
Cancer Res. 1997 Dec 1;57(23):5406-9.
 
Viola G, Frontera D, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Crucitti F.
Lymphangiomas of the pancreas: a case report.
Pancreas. 1997 Mar;14(2):207-10. No abstract available.
 
Valentini V, Cellini N, De Santis M, Turriziani A, Sofo L, Ratto C, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Crucitti F.
Chemoradiation therapy and IORT in locally advanced rectal cancer: preliminary results in 36 patients.
Front Radiat Ther Oncol. 1997;31:213-6. No abstract available.
 
Sofo L, Ratto C, Doglietto GB, Valentini V, Trodella L, Ippoliti M, Nucera P, Merico M, Bellantone R, Bossola M, Cellini N, Crucitti F.
Intraoperative radiation therapy in integrated treatment of rectal cancers. Results of phase II study.
Dis Colon Rectum. 1996 Dec;39(12):1396-403.
 
Doglietto GB, Gallitelli L, Pacelli F, Bellantone R, Malerba M, Sgadari A, Crucitti F.
Protein-sparing therapy after major abdominal surgery: lack of clinical effects. Protein-Sparing Therapy Study Group.
Ann Surg. 1996 Apr;223(4):357-62.
 
Crucitti F, Bellantone R, Ferrante A, Boscherini M, Crucitti P.
The Italian Registry for Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma: analysis of a multiinstitutional series of 129 patients. The ACC Italian Registry Study Group.
Surgery. 1996 Feb;119(2):161-70.
 
Ferrante A, Bellantone R, Barbarino A, Corsello S, Rota CA, Ranieri R, Sollazzi L, Sciarra M, Meo F, Luciani G, et al.
Paroxystic hypertension in a long-term hemodialyzed patient. Successful adrenalectomy for a dopamine-producing pheochromocytoma.
J Endocrinol Invest. 1995 Sep;18(8):656-62.
 
Bellantone R, Ferrante A, Raffaelli M, Boscherini M, Rubino F, Crucitti F.
 [Incidental discovery of adrenal neoplasms: our experience]
Ann Ital Chir. 1995 Jul-Aug;66(4):439-48. Italian.
 
Crucitti F, Sofo L, Ratto C, Battista Doglietto G, Bellantone R, Nucera P, Bossola M, Ranieri R, Perilli W, Azario L, et al.
Preoperative concomitant radiochemotherapy and IORT in locally advanced rectal cancer.
Rays. 1995 Apr-Jun;20(2):197-207. English, Italian.
 
Crucitti F, Ratto C, Sofo L, Battista Doglietto G, Bellantone R, Bossola M, Sollazzi L, Crea MA, Vecchio FM, Piermattei A, et al.
Preoperative radiotherapy and IORT in resectable rectal cancer at high risk for local recurrence.
Rays. 1995 Apr-Jun;20(2):190-6. English, Italian.
 
Crucitti F, Doglietto G, Bellantone R, Miggiano GA, Frontera D, Ferrante AM, Castelli A.
Digestive and nutritional consequences of pancreatic resections. The classical vs the pylorus-sparing procedure.
Int J Pancreatol. 1995 Feb;17(1):37-45.
 
Bellantone R, Rossi S, Lombardi CP, Cinini C, Minelli S, Crucitti F.
Excisional breast biopsy: when, why and how?
Int Surg. 1995 Jan-Mar;80(1):75-8.
 
Doglietto GB, Gui D, Pacelli F, Brisinda G, Bellantone R, Crucitti P, Sgadari A, Crucitti F.
Open vs closed treatment of secondary pancreatic infections. A review of 42 cases.
Arch Surg. 1994 Jul;129(7):689-93.
 
Bellantone R, Rossi S, Lombardi CP, De Fazio S, Agresti M, Pastore G, Crucitti F.
 [Nonpalpable lesions of the breast. Diagnostic and therapeutic considerations]
Minerva Chir. 1994 Apr;49(4):327-33. Italian.
 
Sollazzi L, Perilli V, Crea MA, Bellantone R, Meo F, Sciarra M, Pariante R, Ranieri R.
Anesthetic management of pheochromocytoma in a long term hemodialysed patient.
Acta Anaesthesiol Belg. 1994;45(1):13-7.
 
Bellantone R, Ferrante A, Boscherini M, Raffaelli M, Crucitti P, Crucitti F.
 [Complications in thyroid surgery]
Chir Ital. 1994;46(4):70-2. Italian.
 
Pacelli F, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Alfieri S, Sgadari A, Crucitti F.
Extensive versus limited lymph node dissection for gastric cancer: a comparative study of 320 patients.
Br J Surg. 1993 Sep;80(9):1153-6.
 
Frontera D, Ferrante A, Viola G, Bellantone R, Doglietto G, Crucitti F.
 [Carcinoid neoplasms of Vater;'s ampulla. Apropos a case examined]
Ann Ital Chir. 1993 Jan-Feb;64(1):79-82. Italian.
 
Crucitti F, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Sofo L, Bossola M, Ratto C, Nucera P, Silvestri E, Crucitti A, Vecchio FM, et al.
Accurate specimen preparation and examination is mandatory to detect lymph nodes and avoid understaging in colorectal cancer.
J Surg Oncol. 1992 Nov;51(3):153-7; discussion 157-8.
 
Frontera D, Ferrante A, Viola G, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Zucchetti F, Crucitti F.
 [Carcinoid neoplasms: report of 5 personal cases]
Ann Ital Chir. 1992 Sep-Oct;63(5):637-42; discussion 642-3. Italian.
 
Bellantone R, Bossola M, Merrick HW, Doglietto GB, Ratto C, Minimo C, Crucitti A, Valentini V, Morganti A, Cellini N, et al.
Whole liver intraoperative irradiation after partial hepatectomy produces minimal functional and pathologic lesions.
J Surg Oncol. 1992 Jun;50(2):81-8.
 
Crucitti F, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Perri V, Tommasini O, Tonali P.
Effects of surgical treatment in thymoma with myasthenia gravis: our experience in 103 patients.
J Surg Oncol. 1992 May;50(1):43-6.
 
Lombardi CP, Urso A, Catapano G, Careddu G, Ghirlanda G, Ceriati F, Brisinda G, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Crucitti F.
Membrane bioreactors as hybrid artificial pancreas: experimental evaluation.
Int J Artif Organs. 1992 Feb;15(2):126-30.
 
Mancini A, di Pietro C, de Marinis L, Rossi S, Lombardi CP, Iacona T, Bellantone R, Liberale I, Menini E, Crucitti F.
Endocrine evaluation of patients with benign lumps of the breast.
Cancer Detect Prev. 1992;16(1):27-30.
 
Lombardi CP, Urso A, Careddu G, Ghirlanda G, Catapano G, Brisinda G, Ceriati F, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Crucitti F.
Hybrid artificial pancreas: islet transplantation inside membrane bioreactors.
Biomater Artif Cells Immobilization Biotechnol. 1992;20(5):1177-92.
 
Pacelli F, Brisinda G, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Crucitti F.
Single dose imipenem-cilastatin compared with three doses of cefuroxime and metronidazole as prophylaxis in elective colorectal surgery: a prospective randomized study.
J Chemother. 1991 Dec;3(6):372-5.
 
Scambia G, Panici PB, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Sofo L, Ferrandina G, Ratto C, Bossola M, Crucitti F, Spagnolo LC, et al.
Receptors for epidermal growth factor and steroid hormones in primary colorectal tumors.
J Surg Oncol. 1991 Nov;48(3):183-7.
 
Scambia G, Benedetti Panici P, Ferrandina G, Battaglia F, Rossi S, Bellantone R, Crucitti F, Mancuso S.
Cathepsin D and epidermal growth factor in human breast cyst fluid.
Br J Cancer. 1991 Nov;64(5):965-7.
 
Zucchetti F, Bellantone R, Frontera D, Crucitti A, Bilanzone M, Crucitti F.
Adenocarcinoma of the small intestine.
Int Surg. 1991 Oct-Dec;76(4):230-4.
 
Ratto C, Gleason JR, Yang ZJ, Bellantone R, Crucitti F, Meguid MM.
Change in meal size, number and duration after neural isolation of liver and with TPN.
Physiol Behav. 1991 Sep;50(3):607-12.
 
De Marinis L, Mancini A, Sciuto R, Calabrò F, Zuppi P, Fiumara C, Goglia A, Sofo L, Bellantone R, Crucitti F.
Primary hyperparathyroidism. Our experience.
Minerva Endocrinol. 1991 Jul-Sep;16(3):107-11.
 
Pacelli F, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Perri V, Genovese V, Tommasini O, Crucitti F.
Risk factors in relation to postoperative complications and mortality after total gastrectomy in aged patients.
Am Surg. 1991 Jun;57(6):341-5.
 
Mancini A, Di Pietro C, De Marinis L, Rossi S, Lombardi CP, Bellantone R, Liberale I, Menini E, Crucitti F.
Endocrine status in patients with mammary gland diseases: correlation between steroid hormones and sex steroid binding globulin.
Gynecol Endocrinol. 1991 Jun;5(2):101-8.
 
Crucitti F, Doglietto G, Bellantone R, Frontera D, Ferrante A.
 [Controversies about reconstruction after pancreatic resections in neoplasms of the periampullary area]
G Chir. 1991 Mar;12(3):97-102. Italian.
 
Crucitti F, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Pacelli F, Perri V, Tommasini O.
Stomach cancer: a study of 117 consecutive resected cases and results of R2-R3 gastrectomy.
Int Surg. 1991 Jan-Mar;76(1):23-6.
 
Crucitti F, Sofo L, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Ratto C, Bossola M, Crucitti A.
Prognostic factors in colorectal cancer: current status and new trends.
J Surg Oncol Suppl. 1991;2:76-82.
 
Rossi S, Cinini C, Di Pietro C, Lombardi CP, Crucitti A, Bellantone R, Crucitti F.
Diagnostic delay in breast cancer: correlation with disease stage and prognosis.
Tumori. 1990 Dec 31;76(6):559-62.
 
Bossola M, Merrick HW, Eltaki A, Bellantone R, Milligan AJ, Doglietto GB, Conran P, Dobelbower RR Jr, Crucitti F.
Rat liver tolerance for partial resection and intraoperative radiation therapy: regeneration is radiation dose dependent.
J Surg Oncol. 1990 Nov;45(3):196-200.
 
Frontera D, Pacelli F, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Crucitti F.
 [Laparostomy in the treatment of pancreatic abscess. A case report]
Ann Ital Chir. 1990 Nov-Dec;61(6):607-10; discussion 611. Italian.
 
Crucitti F, Clemente G, Furgiuele S, Rinallo L, Bellantone R.
 [Use of mechanical staplers in low anterior resection: functional findings]
G Chir. 1990 Nov-Dec;11(11-12):633-5. Italian.
 
 
Pacelli F, Ceriati F, Bellantone R, Cavicchioni C.
Short-term antibiotic prophylaxis in open urologic surgery.
J Chemother. 1990 Aug;2(4):257-9.
 
Crucitti F, Furgiuele S, Bellantone R.
Surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.
Rays. 1990 Jul-Sep;15(3):411-21. Review. English, Italian. No abstract available.
 
Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Bossola M, Pacelli F, Negro F, Crucitti F.
Validity of serum albumin, total lymphocyte count, and weight loss in predicting postoperative nutrition-associated complications.
Nutrition. 1990 May-Jun;6(3):264-6. No abstract available.
 
Crucitti F, Pacelli F, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Perri V, Bossola M, Tommasini O, Miggiano G.
Roux-en-Y esophagojejunostomy in reconstruction of the alimentary tract after total gastrectomy for carcinoma of the stomach.
Nutrition. 1990 May-Jun;6(3):261-3. No abstract available.
 
Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Bossola M, Pacelli F, Negro F, Crucitti F.
Preoperative parenteral nutritional support in gastric cancer.
Nutrition. 1990 May-Jun;6(3):256-7. No abstract available.
 
Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Bossola M, Pacelli F, Negro F, Crucitti F.
Preoperative parenteral nutrition in malnourished high-risk surgical patients.
Nutrition. 1990 Mar-Apr;6(2):168-70. No abstract available.
 
Crucitti F, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Pacelli F, Perri V, Tommasini O, Genovese V.
 [Importance of lymph node excision in the surgical treatment of gastric carcinoma]
Ann Ital Chir. 1989 Nov-Dec;60(6):477-82. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Battaglia F, Rossi S, Scambia G, Lanzone A, Benedetti-Panici P, Ferrandina G, Lombardi CP, Bellantone R, Crucitti F, Mancuso S.
Epidermal growth factor levels in human breast cyst fluid.
Anticancer Res. 1989 Nov-Dec;9(6):1661-3.
 
Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Bossola M, Perri V, Ratto C, Pacelli F, Sofo L, Migliore A, Manna R, Crucitti F.
Insulin adsorption to three-liter ethylen vinyl acetate bags during 24-hour infusion.
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 1989 Sep-Oct;13(5):539-41.
 
De Marinis L, Mancini A, Tofani A, Calabrò F, Sciuto R, Bellantone R, Sofo L, Goglia A, Rabitti C, Montemaggi P, et al.
 [Coexistence of hyperthyroidism and thyroid carcinoma. Description of a clinical case]
Minerva Endocrinol. 1989 Apr-Jun;14(2):129-35. Italian.
 
Crucitti F, Sofo L, Bossola M, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Ratto C, Zucchetti F.
 [Role of lymphadenectomy in the surgical treatment of cancer of the rectum]
Minerva Chir. 1989 Feb 28;44(4):715-8. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Bossola M, Sofo L, Ratto C, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Crucitti A, Crucitti F.
Colorectal cancer in patients 40 years of age and younger.
Ital J Surg Sci. 1989;19(4):361-7.
 
Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Pacelli F, Bossola M, Negro F, Crucitti F.
Enterocutaneous fistulas: effect of nutritional management and surgery.
Ital J Surg Sci. 1989;19(4):375-80.
 
Battaglia F, Scambia G, Rossi S, Panici PB, Bellantone R, Polizzi G, Querzoli P, Negrini R, Iacobelli S, Crucitti F, et al.
Epidermal growth factor receptor in human breast cancer: correlation with steroid hormone receptors and axillary lymph node involvement.
Eur J Cancer Clin Oncol. 1988 Nov;24(11):1685-90. Erratum in: Eur J Cancer Clin Oncol 1989 Mar;25(3):577.
 
Crucitti F, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Frontera D, Ferrante A.
 [Total pancreatectomy: is it a technical variation of duodeno-cephalopancreatectomy?]
G Chir. 1988 Oct;9(10):727-30. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Bellantone R, Doglietto G, Bossola M, Pacelli F, Negro F, Sofo L, Crucitti F.
Preoperative parenteral nutrition of malnourished surgical patients.
Acta Chir Scand. 1988 Apr;154(4):249-51.
 
Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Bossola M, Pacelli F, Negro F, Sofo L, Crucitti F.
Preoperative parenteral nutrition in the high risk surgical patient.
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 1988 Mar-Apr;12(2):195-7.
 
Sofo L, Bossola M, Goglia A, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Crucitti F.
 [Suture of abdominal injuries: comparison of absorbent and non-absorbent materials]
Minerva Chir. 1988 Jan 31;43(1-2):33-6. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Crucitti F, Bellantone R, Perri V, Pacelli F.
 [Surgical treatment of gastric carcinoma: personal observations]
G Chir. 1988 Jan;9(1):61-4. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Bellantone R, Pacelli F, Sofo L, Doglietto GB, Bossola M, Ratto C, Crucitti F.
Systemic perioperative prophylaxis in elective oncological colorectal surgery: cefotetan versus clindamicin plus aztreonam.
Drugs Exp Clin Res. 1988;14(12):763-6.
 
Crucitti F, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Negro F.
 [Immediate and remote problems following total pancreatectomy]
Minerva Chir. 1987 Aug 31;42(15-16):1223-32. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Crucitti F, Bellantone R, Sofo L, Pacelli F, Doglietto GB, Negro F.
Antibiotic treatment of abdominal infections.
Chemioterapia. 1987 Jun;6(2 Suppl):462-4. No abstract available.
 
Borioni R, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Negro F, Stipcevich L, Miggiano G, Flamini G, Crucitti F.
 [Supportive parenteral nutrition in surgical patients at risk. Prognostic findings in 80 cases]
Minerva Chir. 1987 Mar 15;42(5):395-9. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Bellantone R, Sofo L, Pacelli F, Negro F, Doglietto GB, Crucitti F.
 [Cefotetan and intra-abdominal infections]
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 1987;23(4):915-9. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Scoppetta C, Sofo L, Negro F, Perri V, Crucitti F.
 [Cervical and sternotomic approaches to the non-neoplastic thymus in myasthenia. Comparison based on long-term results]
Ann Chir. 1985 Mar;39(2):160-2. French. No abstract available.
 
Sofo L, Bellantone R, Doglietto GB, Crucitti F.
 [Antibiotic prophylaxis in elective abdominal surgery by peroperative systemic administration of cefuroxime. Findings in 191 treated cases]
Chir Patol Sper. 1985 Feb;33(1):29-36. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Borgognone A, Bellantone R, Zucchetti F.
 [Pseudolymphoma of the lung: an interpretative doubt. Apropos of a case]
Minerva Chir. 1985 Jan 15-31;40(1-2):49-53. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Sofo L, Lombardi CP, Caradonna P, Crucitti F.
 [Metabolic changes after total pancreatectomy: a study with an artificial endocrine pancreas]
Chir Patol Sper. 1984 Jul;32(3):139-47. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Crucitti F, Sofo L, Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Perri V, Zucchetti F.
[Mechanical sutures in surgery of cancer of the rectum (a personal contribution)]
Chir Ital. 1983 Dec;35(6):823-30. Italian.
 
Doglietto GB, Bellantone R, Tonali P, Sofo L, Crucitti F.
 [The cervical and sternotomic approach to the non-neoplastic thymus in myasthenia. Comparison based on long-term results]
Minerva Chir. 1983 Jan 15-31;38(1-2):1-5. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Ronconi P, Bellantone R, Pittiruti M.
[Metisoprinol therapy of anergy in the surgical patient]
Chir Patol Sper. 1981 Feb;29(1):20-33. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Doglietto GB, Colonna A, Bellantone R, Sofo L, Venuto V.
 [Prognostic value of the loco-regional lymphocyte response in lung cancer]
Chir Patol Sper. 1980 Dec;28(6):402-7. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Wiel-Marin A, Bellantone R, Trodella L, Destito A, Gennari R.
 [Therapeutic possibilities in advanced thyroid carcinoma]
Chir Ital. 1980 Dec;32(6):1657-61. Italian. No abstract available.
 
Bellantone R, Doglietto GB.
 [Hemangiomatosis of the small intestine: an unusual cause of melena]
Chir Patol Sper. 1979 Aug;27(4):381-7. Italian. No abstract available.