Prof. Pietro MORTINI

Comprehensive Brain Tumour Characterisation with VERDICT-MRI: Evaluation of Cellular and Vascular Measures Validated by Histology
Matteo Figini, Antonella Castellano, Michele Bailo, Marcella Callea, Marcello Cadioli, Samira Bouyagoub, Marco Palombo, Valentina Pieri, Pietro Mortini, Andrea Falini, Daniel C Alexander, Mara Cercignani, Eleftheria Panagiotak

Cancers (Basel) . 2023

Longitudinal brain functional connectivity changes induced by neurosurgical thalamotomy for tremor in Parkinson’s disease: a preliminary study
Luigi Albano, Silvia Basai, Daniele Emedoli, Roberta Balestrino, Edoardo Pompeo, Lina Raffaella Barzaghi, Antonella Castellano, Andrea Falini, Sandro Iannaccone, Pietro Mortini, Massimo Filippi, Federica Agosta

J Neurol . 2023 Apr 15

A Multicenter, Propensity Score-Matched Assessment of Endoscopic Versus Microscopic Approaches in the Management of Pituitary Adenomas
Matthew C Findlay, Richard Drexler, Majid Khan, Kyril L Cole, Arian Karbe, Roman Rotermund, Franz L Ricklefs, Jörg Flitsch, Timothy R Smith, John L Kilgallon, Jürgen Honegger, Isabella Nasi-Kordhishti, Paul A Gardner, Zachary C Gersey, Hussein M Abdallah, John A Jane Jr, Alexandria C Marin, Ulrich J Knappe, Nesrin Uksul, Jamil A Rzaev, Evgeniy V Galushko, Ekaterina V Gormolysova, Anatoliy V Bervitskiy, Henry W S Schroeder, Márton Eördögh, Marco Losa, Pietro Mortini, Rüdiger Gerlach, Apio C M Antunes, William T Couldwell, Karol P Budohoski, Robert C Rennert, Mohammed Azab, Michael Karsy

Neurosurgery . 2023 Apr 14.

Variation in postoperative outcomes of patients with intracranial tumors: insights from a prospective international cohort study during the COVID-19 pandemic
Michael T C Poon, Rory J Piper, Nqobile Thango, Daniel M Fountain, Hani J Marcus, Laura Lippa, Franco Servadei, Ignatius N Esene, Christian F Freyschlag, Iuri S Neville, Gail Rosseau, Karl Schaller, Andreas K Demetriades, Faith C Robertson, Peter J Hutchinson, Stephen J Price, Ronnie E Baticulon, James C Glasbey, Aneel Bhangu, Michael D Jenkinson, Angelos G Kolias

Neuro Oncol . 2023 Apr 13

Clinical Impact and Predictors of Aneurysmal Rebleeding in Poor-Grade Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Results From the National POGASH Registry
Pietro Panni, Lucia Riccio, Roberta Cao, Alessandro Pedicelli, Enrico Marchese, Anselmo Caricato, Alberto Feletti, Mattia Testa, Paolo Zanatta, Nicola Gitti, Simone Piva, Dikran Mardighian, Vittorio Semeraro, Giordano Nardin, Emilio Lozupone, Giafranco Paiano, Edoardo Picetti, Vito Montanaro, Massimo Petranca, Carlo Bortolotti, Antonino Scibilia, Luigi Cirillo, Andrea Luigi Lanterna, Alessandro Ambrosi, Pietro Mortini, Luigi Beretta, Andrea Falini

Neurosurgery . 2023 Apr 3

Substantially elevated serum glutamate and CSF GOT-1 levels associated with cerebral ischemia and poor neurological outcomes in subarachnoid hemorrhage patients.
Snider S, Albano L, Gagliardi F, Comai S, Roncelli F, De Domenico P, Pompeo E, Panni P, Bens N, Calvi MR, Mortini P, Ruban A.

Sci Rep. 2023 Mar 31;13(1):5246.

Surgical management of Glioma Grade 4: technical update from the neuro-oncology section of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery (SINch®): a systematic review
Tamara Ius, Giovanni Sabatino, Pier Paolo Panciani , et al.

J Neurooncol . 2023 Mar 24.

Efficacy of radiotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery as adjuvant or salvage treatment in atypical and anaplastic (WHO grade II and III) meningiomas: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Filippo Gagliardi, Pierfrancesco De Domenico, Silvia Snider, Edoardo Pompeo, Francesca Roncelli, Lina Raffaella Barzaghi, Stefania Acerno, Pietro Mortini

Neurosurg Rev . 2023 Mar 17;46(1):71

Letter to the Editor. Management of residual nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma: watchful waiting or adjuvant treatment?
Luigi Albano, Marco Losa, Lina Raffaella Barzaghi, Pietro Mortini

J Neurosurg . 2023 Feb 10;1-2.

The Dark Side of Chiari Malformation
Alfio Spina, Pietro Mortini

World Neurosurg . 2023 Feb 4;172:43-45

High prevalence of adrenal cortical adenomas in patients with cerebral meningiomas.
L di Filippo, S La Marca, M Losa, M S Lena, R Mapelli, G Incampo, P Mortini, F De Cobelli, A Giustina, R Lanzi

J Endocrinol Invest . 2022 Oct 21;1-6

Comparative analysis on surgical operability and degree of exposure of microsurgical approaches to intraforaminal lumbar disc herniations
Filippo Gagliardi, Edoardo Pompeo, Silvia Snider, Francesca Roncelli, Marzia Medone, Pierfrancesco De Domenico, Martina Piloni, Pietro Mortini

J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg . 2022 Dec 8

Starting point for benchmarking outcomes and reporting of pituitary adenoma surgery within the European Reference Network on Rare Endocrine Conditions (Endo-ERN): results from a meta-analysis and survey study
Amir H Zamanipoor Najafabadi, Merel van der Meulen, Ana Luisa Priego Zurita, S Faisal Ahmed, Wouter R van Furth, Evangelia Charmandari, Olaf Hiort, Alberto M Pereira, Mehul Dattani, Diana Vitali, Johan P de Graaf, Nienke R Biermasz; MTG6 Pituitary of Endo-ERN

Endocr Connect . 2022 Dec 13;12(1)

Functional connectivity in Parkinson’s disease candidates for deep brain stimulation
Albano, L., Agosta, F., Basaia, S., (...), Kostic, V.S., Filippi, M.

npj Parkinson's Disease 2022. 8(1),4

Decoding the Heterogeneity of Malignant Gliomas by PET and MRI for Spatial Habitat Analysis of Hypoxia, Perfusion, and Diffusion Imaging: A Preliminary Study
Bailo, M., Pecco, N., Callea, M., (...), Falini, A., Castellano, A.

Frontiers in Neuroscience. 2022. 16,885291

High Prevalence of Vertebral Fractures Associated With Preoperative GH Levels in Patients With Recent Diagnosis of Acromegaly
Frara, S., Melin Uygur, M., Di Filippo, L., (...), Mortini, P., Giustina, A.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2022. 107(7), pp. E2843-E2850

Local Pterional Advancement Flap: A Minimally Invasive Option to Reconstruct Spheno-Temporal Extracranial Soft Tissues Dehiscences in Fragile Patients
Gagliardi, F., Giordano, L., Bussi, M., Mortini, P.

Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2022. 33(3), pp. 910-912

COVID-19 and hypopituitarism Open Access
Frara, S., Loli, P., Allora, A., (...), Fleseriu, M., Giustina, A.

Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 2022. 23(2), pp. 215-231

Management of Childhood-onset Craniopharyngioma in Italy: A Multicenter, 7-Year Follow-up Study of 145 Patients
Zucchini, S., Di Iorgi, N., Pozzobon, G., (...), Zenga, F., Zucchelli, M.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2022. 107(3), pp. E1020-E1031

Temporal Flaps in Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery: A Systematic Review of Surgical Techniques
Gagliardi, F., Snider, S., Pompeo, E., (...), Roncelli, F., Mortini, P.

Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part A: Central European Neurosurgery 2022. 83(2), pp. 173-182

Comparison between extended transsphenoidal and transcranial surgery for craniopharyngioma: focus on hypothalamic function and obesity
Gallotti, A.L., Barzaghi, L.R., Albano, L., (...), Losa, M., Mortini, P.

Pituitary 2022. 25(1), pp. 74-84

Transcranial extradural subtemporal repair for sphenoid sinus lateral recess meningoencephalocele: technical note
Spina, A., Boari, N., Calvanese, F., (...), Trimarchi, M., Mortini, P.

Neurosurgical Review 2022. 45(1), pp. 903-909

The Hypothalamus
Giustina, A., Allora, A., Frara, S., Spina, A., Mortini, P.

The Pituitary 2022. Pp. 301-340

Wearable motion sensors to track tremor changes after radiosurgical thalamotomy
Albano, L., Emedoli, D., Basaia, S., (...), Agosta, F., Filippi, M.

Journal of Neurology. 2022.

Role of radiosurgery in the treatment of Cushing’s disease
Losa, M., Albano, L., Bailo, M., Barzaghi, L.R., Mortini, P.

Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 2022. In press

Comparison between inferior frontal gyrus intrinsic connectivity network and verb-generation task fMRI network for presurgical language mapping in healthy controls and in glioma patients.
Cirillo, S., Battistella, G., Castellano, A., (...), Mandelli, M.L., Falini, A.

Brain Imaging and Behavior. 2022. In press.

History of Evolution of Posterolateral Approaches to the Thoracic Spine: From Cure of Pott’s Disease to Epidural Tumor Resection
Gagliardi, F., Pompeo, E., De Domenico, P., (...), Acerno, S., Mortini, P.

Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part A: Central European Neurosurgery. 2022. In press

Alterations of brain structural MRI are associated with outcome of surgical treatment in trigeminal neuralgia
Albano, L., Agosta, F., Basaia, S., (...), Mortini, P., Filippi, M.

European Journal of Neurology 2022. 29(1), pp. 305-317

Hemorrhagic Suprasellar Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumor in an Adult: Uncommon Features of an Extremely Rare Neoplasm
Piloni, M., Gagliardi, F., Bailo, M., (...), Castellano, A., Mortini, P.

Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part A: Central European Neurosurgery. 2022. 83(1), pp. 89-98

Management of hyperostotic spheno-orbital meningiomas – Letter to the Editor
Spina, A., Boari, N., Mortini, P.

Journal of Neurosurgery 2021. 135(6), pp. 1907

Earlier radiosurgery is related to better outcome in trigeminal neuralgia
Spina, A., Boari, N., Mortini, P.

ournal of Neurosurgery 2021. 135(1), pp. 329-330

Pain outcomes for trigeminal neuralgia
Albano, L., Barzaghi, L.R., Mortini, P.

Journal of Neurosurgery 2021, 135(1), pp. 328-329

Temporal Flaps in Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery: A Systematic Review of Surgical Techniques
Gagliardi F, Snider S, Pompeo E, Medone M, Piloni M, Giordano L, De Domenico P, Roncelli F, Mortini P.

J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2021 Dec 12.

Management of childhood-onset craniopharyngioma in Italy: A multicenter seven year follow-up study of 145 patients
Zucchini S, Di Iorgi N, Pozzobon G, Pedicelli S, et al.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Oct 29

Pituitary Surgery
Mortini P, Albano L, Barzaghi LR, Losa M.

Presse Med. 2021 Oct 21;50(4):104079.

Consensus on diagnosis and management of Cushing’s disease: a guideline update
Fleseriu M, Auchus R, Bancos I, Ben-Shlomo A, Bertherat J et al.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2021 Dec;9(12):847-875.

Gamma Knife radiosurgery as primary treatment of low-grade brainstem gliomas: A systematic review and metanalysis of current evidence and predictive factors
Gagliardi F, De Domenico P, Snider S, Pompeo E, Roncelli F, Barzaghi LR, Bailo M, Piloni M, Spina A, Fodor A, Berzero G, Di Muzio N, Filippi M, Finocchiaro G, Mortini P.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2021 Oct 19;168:103508.

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Pituitary Tumors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Albano L, Losa M, Barzaghi LR, Niranjan A, Siddiqui Z, Flickinger JC, Lunsford LD, Mortini P.

Cancers (Basel). 2021 Oct 5; 13(19): 4998.

Effect of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns on planned cancer surgery for 15 tumour types in 61 countries: an international, prospective, cohort study
COVIDSurg Collaborative

Lancet Oncol. 2021 Nov;22(11):1507-1517.

Alterations of brain structural MRI are associated with outcome of surgical treatment in trigeminal neuralgia
Albano L, Agosta F, Basaia S, Castellano A, Messina R, Parisi V, Barzaghi LR, Falini A, Mortini P, Filippi M.

Eur J Neurol. 2021 Sep 14.

SARS-CoV-2 infection and venous thromboembolism after surgery: an international prospective cohort study.
COVIDSurg Collaborative; GlobalSurg Collaborative.

Anaesthesia. 2021 Aug 24.

Effects of pre-operative isolation on postoperative pulmonary complications after elective surgery: an international prospective cohort study
COVIDSurg Collaborative

Anaesthesia . 2021 Nov;76(11):1454-1464.

Comparative Anatomical Study of Fronto-Orbito-Zygomatic and Fronto-Temporal Approach to the Central Skull Base
Spina A, Gagliardi F, Bailo M, Boari N, Calvanese F, Mortini P.

J Craniofac Surg. 2021 Jul-Aug 01;32(5):1923-1927

SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: data from an international prospective cohort study
COVIDSurg Collaborative, GlobalSurg Collaborative

Br J Surg . 2021 Mar 24

Letter to the Editor. Management of hyperostotic spheno-orbital meningiomas
Spina A, Boari N, Mortini P.

J Neurosurg. 2021 Aug 13:1-2.

COVID-19 and hypopituitarism
Frara S, Loli P, Allora A, Santini C, di Filippo L, Mortini P, Fleseriu M, Giustina A.

Rev Endocr Metab Disord. 2021 Aug 13:1-17.

Microsurgical endoportal MRI/US-navigated approach for the resection of large intraventricular tumours: a 20-consecutive patients case series
Capitanio JF, Donofrio CA, Panni P, Barzaghi LR, Bailo M, Gagliardi F, Mortini P.

Br J Neurosurg. 2021 Aug 5:1-8.

Role of stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of brain metastasis in the era of immunotherapy: A systematic review on current evidences and predicting factors
Gagliardi F, De Domenico P, Snider S, Roncelli F, Pompeo E, Barzaghi LR, Bulotta A, Gregorc V, Lazzari C, Cascinu S, Finocchiaro G, Mortini P.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2021 Jul 27;165

The open sella technique for surgical treatment of pituitary macroadenomas: Safety and efficacy in a large clinical series
Mortini P, Albano L, Barzaghi LR, Spina A, Losa M.

Br J Neurosurg. 2021 Jul 16:1-8.

Pituitary society expert Delphi consensus: operative workflow in endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary adenoma resection
Marcus HJ, Khan DZ, Borg A, Buchfelder M, Cetas JS, Collins JW, Dorward NL, Fleseriu M, Gurnell M, Javadpour M, Jones PS, Koh CH, Layard Horsfall H, Mamelak AN, Mortini P, Muirhead W, Oyesiku NM, Schwartz TH, Sinha S, Stoyanov D, Syro LV, Tsermoulas G, Williams A, Winder MJ, Zada G, Laws ER.

Pituitary. 2021 Jul 6:1-15.

Machine learning risk prediction of mortality for patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2: the COVIDSurg mortality score
COVIDSurg Collaborative Co-authors.

Br J Surg. 2021 Jul 6

Resistance to first-generation somatostatin receptor ligands does not impair the results of gamma knife radiosurgery in acromegaly
Losa M, Resmini E, Barzaghi LR, Albano L, Bailo M, Webb SM, Mortini P.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2021 Jul 4.

Transcranial extradural subtemporal repair for sphenoid sinus lateral recess meningoencephalocele: technical note
Spina A, Boari N, Calvanese F, De Domenico P, Cannizzaro M, Trimarchi M, Mortini P.

Neurosurg Rev. 2021 Jun 18.

Impact of C-shaped skin incision on surgical operability in the retrosigmoid approach: when a good start is half of the job
Gagliardi F, Piloni M, Snider S, Roncelli F, Pompeo E, Caputy AJ, Mortini P.

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2021 Aug;163(8):2155-2163

Resection of Intracranial Tumors with a Robotic-Assisted Digital Microscope: A Preliminary Experience with Robotic Scope
Piloni M, Bailo M, Gagliardi F, Mortini P.

World Neurosurg. 2021 Aug;152:e205-e211

Meningiomas in Gynecology and Reproduction: an Updated Overview for Clinical Practice.
Girardelli S, Albano L, Mangili G, Valsecchi L, Rabaiotti E, Cavoretto PI, Mortini P, Candiani M.

Reprod Sci. 2021 May 10.

Surgical and Radiologic Prognostic Factors in Intramedullary Spinal Cord Lesions
Mortini P, Morselli C, Spina A, Bailo M, Carro UD, Boari N.

World Neurosurg. 2021 Jun;150:e550-e560.

Therapeutic cannabis for pain management in a patient with chiari malformation type i during concomitant SARS-COV-2 infection
Brugliera L, Iannaccone S, Nocera G, Cimino P, D'Angelo G, Mortini P, Capodaglio P, Spina A.

J Neurosurg Sci. 2021 Mar 11

Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international prospective cohort study
COVIDSurg Collaborative; GlobalSurg Collaborative

Anaesthesia. 2021 Jun;76(6):748-758.

Endoscope-Assisted Neuroportal Transcerebellar Approach to the Fourth Ventricle: An Anatomical Study.
Piloni M, Gagliardi F, Bailo M, Barzaghi LR, Caputy AJ, Mortini P.

J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2021 May;82(3):248-256.

Combined, Rib-Sparing, Bilateral Approach to the Ventral Mid and Low Thoracic Spine: Study on Comparative Anatomy and Surgical Feasibility.
Gagliardi F, Snider S, Roncelli F, Piloni M, Pompeo E, Caputy AJ, Mortini P.

World Neurosurg. 2021 Jun;150:e117-e126.

Predictive factors of radio-induced complications in 194 eyes undergoing gamma knife radiosurgery for uveal melanoma
Cicinelli MV, Di Nicola M, Gigliotti CR, Battista M, Miserocchi E, Del Vecchio A, Mortini P, Bandello F, Modorati GM.

Acta Ophthalmol. 2021 Feb 26

MIS removal of extraforaminal lumbar spine schwannoma using MAS-TLIF retractor: technical note
Calvanese F, Boari N, Spina A, Gagliardi F, Bailo M, Mortini P.

Br J Neurosurg. 2021 Feb 20:1-3.

Gamma knife radiosurgery in patients with Nelson’s syndrome.
Losa M, Detomas M, Bailo M, Barzaghi LR, Albano L, Piloni M, Pagnano A, Pedone E, Mortini P.

J Endocrinol Invest. 2021 Feb 20.

Efficacy of Gamma Knife radiosurgery in the management of multiple sclerosis-related trigeminal neuralgia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Spina A, Nocera G, Boari N, Iannaccone S, Mortini P.

Neurosurg Rev. 2021 Feb 20

Long term follow-up in advanced Parkinson’s disease treated with DBS of the subthalamic nucleus.
Volonté MA, Clarizio G, Galantucci S, Scamarcia PG, Cardamone R, Barzaghi LR, Falautano M, Mortini P, Comi G, Filippi M.

J Neurol. 2021 Aug;268(8):2821-2830.

Endoscopic sublabial transmaxillary approach to the inferior orbit: pearls and pitfalls-A comparative anatomical study
Donofrio CA, Riccio L, Pathmanaban ON, Fioravanti A, Caputy AJ, Mortini P.

Neurosurg Rev. 2021 Feb 10.

Factors affecting long-lasting pain relief after Gamma Knife radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia: a single institutional analysis and literature review
Barzaghi LR, Albano L, Scudieri C, Gigliotti CR, Del Vecchio A, Mortini P.

Neurosurg Rev. 2021 Jan 12.

Results from ACROCOVID: an international survey on the care of acromegaly during the COVID-19 era.
Giustina A, Legg E, Cesana BM, Frara S, Mortini P, Fleseriu M.

Endocrine. 2021 Feb;71(2):273-280.

Elective Cancer Surgery in COVID-19-Free Surgical Pathways During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: An International, Multicenter, Comparative Cohort Study
Glasbey JC, Nepogodiev D, Simoes JFF, Omar O, Li E, Venn ML, Pgdme, Abou Chaar MK, Capizzi V, Chaudhry D, Desai A, Edwards JG, Evans JP, Fiore M, Videria JF, Ford SJ, Ganly I, Griffiths EA, Gujjuri RR, Kolias AG, Kaafarani HMA, Minaya-Bravo A, McKay SC, Mohan HM, Roberts KJ, San Miguel-Méndez C, Pockney P, Shaw R, Smart NJ, Stewart GD, Sundar Mrcog S, Vidya R, Bhangu AA; COVIDSurg Collaborative.

J Clin Oncol. 2021 Jan 1;39(1):66-78

Mini Fronto-Orbital Approach: “Window Opening” Towards the Superomedial Orbit – A Virtual Reality-Planned Anatomic Study
Donofrio CA, Capitanio JF, Riccio L, Herur-Raman A, Caputy AJ, Mortini P.

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 Sep 1;19(3):330-340

Rehabilitation of COVID-19 patients.
Brugliera L, Spina A, Castellazzi P, Cimino P, Tettamanti A, Houdayer E, Arcuri P, Alemanno F, Mortini P, Iannaccone S.

J Rehabil Med. 2020 Apr 15;52(4)

The emerging role of hearing loss rehabilitation in patients with vestibular schwannoma treated with Gamma Knife radiosurgery: literature review.
Morselli C, Boari N, Artico M, Bailo M, Piccioni LO, Giallini I, de Vincentiis M, Mortini P, Mancini P.

Neurosurg Rev. 2021

Advanced Imaging Techniques for Radiotherapy Planning of Gliomas
Castellano A; Bailo M; Cicone F; Carideo L; Quartuccio N; Mortini P; Falini A; Cascini G L; Minniti G


Hemorrhagic Suprasellar Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumor in an Adult: Uncommon Features of an Extremely Rare Neoplasm
Piloni M; Gagliardi F; Bailo, M; Barzaghi L R; Callea M; Terreni M; Falini A; Castellano A; Mortini P

J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg 2021

MYD88 L265P mutation and interleukin-10 detection in cerebrospinal fluid are highly specific discriminating markers in patients with primary central nervous system lymphoma: results from a prospective study
Ferreri, A. J. M.; Calimeri, T.; Lopedote, P.; Francaviglia, I.; Daverio, R.; Iacona, C.; Belloni, C.; Steffanoni, S.; Gulino, A.; Anghileri, E.; Diffidenti, A.; Finardi, A.; Gagliardi, F.; Anzalone, N.; Nonis, A.; Furlan, R.; De Lorenzo, D.; Terreni, M. R.; Martinelli, V.; Sassone, M.; Foppoli, M.; Angelillo, P.; Guggiari, E.; Falini, A.; Mortini, P.; Filippi, M.; Tarantino, V.; Eoli, M.; Ciceri, F.; Doglioni, C.; Tripodo, C.; Locatelli, M.; Cangi, M. G.; Ponzoni, M.

Br J Haematol. 2021

Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study.
COVIDSurg Collaborative.

Lancet 2020

Multidisciplinary management of acromegaly: A consensus
Giustina A, Barkhoudarian G, Beckers A, Ben-Shlomo A, Biermasz N, Biller B..Mortini P al

Rev Endocr Metab Disord 2020

The optimal numerosity of the referral population of pituitary tumors centers of excellence (PTCOE): A surgical perspective
Mortini P, Nocera G, Roncelli F, Losa M, Formenti AM, Giustina A.

Rev Endocr Metab Disord 2020

Delaying surgery for patients with a previous SARS-CoV-2 infection
COVIDSurg Collaborative

British Journal Surg. 2020

Growth Hormone Therapy Does Not Increase the Risk of Craniopharyngioma and Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenoma Recurrence
Losa M, Castellino L, Pagnano A, Rossini A, Mortini P, Lanzi R.

Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020

A Consensus on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Acromegaly Comorbidities: An Update
Giustina A, Barkan A, Beckers A,....Mortini P, ...., Melmed S.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020

Enhanced SPARCL1 expression in cancer stem cells improves preclinical modeling of glioblastoma by promoting both tumor infiltration and angiogenesis.
Gagliardi F, Narayanan A, Gallotti AL, Pieri V, Mazzoleni S, Cominelli M, Rezzola S, Corsini M, Brugnara G, Altabella L, Politi LS, Bacigaluppi M, Falini A, Castellano A, Ronca R, Poliani PL, Mortini P, Galli R.

Neurobiol Dis. 2020

Radiotherapy of parasellar tumours
Albano L, Losa M, Flickinger JC, Mortini P, Minniti G.

Neuroendocrinology 2020

Primary sellar melanocytoma: pathological, clinical and treatment review
Albano L, Losa M, Barzaghi L.R, (...), Terreni M.R, Mortini P.

J Endocrinol Invest. 2020

Nutritional management of COVID-19 patients in a rehabilitation unit
Brugliera, L; Spina, A; Castellazzi, P; Cimino, P; Arcuri, P; Negro, A; Houdayer, E; Alemanno, F; Giordani, A; Mortini, P; Iannaccone, S

Eur. J. Clin. Nutr. 2020

Cumulative intracranial tumour volume prognostic assessment: a new predicting score index for patients with brain metastases treated by stereotactic radiosurgery
Donofrio CA, Cavalli A, Gemma M, Riccio L, Donofrio A, Panni P, Ferrari da Passano C, Del Vecchio A, Bolognesi A, Soffietti R, Mortini P.

Clin Exp Metastasis. 2020

Normal Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 During Somatostatin Receptor Ligand Treatment Predicts Surgical Cure in Acromegaly
Marco Losa, Enrico Garbin, Erika Pedone, Pietro Mortini

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2020

Pediatric cerebellar pilocytic astrocytoma presenting with spontaneous intratumoral hemorrhage
Donofrio, C.A., Gagliardi, F., Callea, M., (...), Elbabaa, S.K., Mortini P.

Neurosurg Rev. 2020

Rehabilitative of COVID-19 patients with acute lower extremity Ischemia and amputation
Brugliera L, Spina A, Castellazzi P, Cimino P, Arcuri P, Deriu MG, Zanetta C, Angelone SM, Capitanio JF, Alemanno F, Meloni C, D'Angelo G, Houdayer E, Abutalebi J, Mortini P, Iannaccone S.

J Rehabil Med. 2020

COVID-19 rehabilitation units are twice as expensive as regular rehabilitation units
Iannaccone S, Alemanno F, Houdayer E, Brugliera L, Castellazzi P, Cianflone D, Meloni C, Ambrosio A, Mortini P, Spina A, Filippi M.

J Rehabil Med. 2020

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia: Role of Trigeminal Length and Pontotrigeminal Angle on Target Definition and on Clinical Effects.
Barzaghi LR, Albano L, Scudieri C, Gigliotti CR, Nadin F, Del Vecchio A, Mortini P.

World Neurosurg. 2020

Temporal Galeofascial Flap for Reconstruction After Transmaxillary Approaches to the Clival Region
Filippo Gagliardi, Nicola Boari, Martina Piloni, Michele Bailo, Anthony J. Caputy, Pietro Mortini

World Neurosurg. 2020

How I do it: posterior transdural approach for central soft thoracic disk herniation.
Mandelli C, Spina A, Calvanese F, Mortini P.

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2020

Impact of flow and angioarchitecture on brain arteriovenous malformation outcome after gamma knife radiosurgery: the role of hemodynamics and morphology in obliteration
Panni P, Gallotti AL, Gigliotti CR, Shehata AB, Albano L, da Passano CF, Barzaghi RLA, Capitanio JF, Righi C, Simionato F, Scomazzoni F, Del Vecchio A, Falini A, Mortini P.

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2020

Atlantoaxial instability management in down syndrome
Spina A, Rocca A, Boari N, Gagliardi F, Bailo M, Mortini P.

J Neurosurg Sci 2020

Combined Technique of Temporal Muscle Augmentation for Muscle Reconstruction in Case of Small to Medium Anatomic Defects
Gagliardi F, Roncelli F, Noris A, Piloni M, Bailo M, Caputy AJ, Mortini P.

J Craniofac Surg. 2020

Nerve compression injuries after prolonged prone position ventilation in SARS-CoV-2 patient: a case series
Luigia Brugliera, Massimo Filippi, Ubaldo Del Carro, Calogera Butera, Francesca Bianchi, Paola Castellazzi, Paolo Cimino Paolo Capodaglio, Giacomo Monti, Pietro Mortini, Luca G Pradotto, Lorenzo Priano, Alfio Spina, Sandro Iannaccone

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2021

A reappraisal on botulinum toxin-A in trigeminal neuralgia
Spina A, Brugliera L, Gagliardi F, Boari N, Bailo M, Calvanese F, Iannaccone S, Mortini P.

J Neurosurg 2020

Transcortical endoportal subchoroidal endoscope-assisted approach to the third ventricle: from virtual reality to anatomical laboratory
Donofrio CA, Riccio L, Capitanio JF, Herur-Raman A, Panni P, Gagliardi F, Caputy AJ, Mortini P.

J Neurosurg Sci. 2020

Comparative anatomical study on the role of zygomatic osteotomy in the extradural subtemporal approach to the clival region, when less is more. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy
Gagliardi F, Piloni M, Bailo M, Boari N, Calvanese F, Spina A, Caputy A.J, Mortini P

Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy 2020

Anatomic Study on Neuroendoportal Transcortical Approach to Lateral Ventricles
Gagliardi F, Piloni M, Bailo M, Gragnaniello C, Boari N, Donofrio C.A., Barzaghi L.R, Capitanio J.F, Caputy A.J, Mortini P.

World Neurosurgery 2019

Temporal Galeofascial Flap for Reconstruction After Transmaxillary Approaches to the Clival Region
Gagliardi F, Boari N, Piloni M, (...), Caputy A.J, Mortini P.

World Neurosurgery 2020

Endonasal Endoscopic and Transoral Approaches to the Craniovertebral Junction and the Clival Region: A Comparative Anatomical Study
Spina A, Gagliardi F, Abarca-Olivas, J., (...), Caputy A.J., Mortini P.

World Neurosurgery 2019.

Anatomic Study on Neuroendoportal Transcortical Approach to Lateral Ventricles
Gagliardi F, Piloni M, Bailo M, (...), Caputy A.J, Mortini P.

World Neurosurgery 2019

The Role of Surgery in Meningiomas
Bailo M, Gagliardi F, Boari N, (...), Spina A, Mortini P.

Current Treatment Options in Neurology 2019.

Temporal myofascial segmentation for multilayer reconstruction of middle cranial fossa floor after extradural subtemporal approach to the clival and paraclival region.
Gagliardi F, Piloni M, Bailo M, (...), Caputy A.J, Mortini P.

Head and Neck 2019

Pituitary adenomas in elderly patients: clinical and surgical outcome analysis in a large series.
Spina A, Losa M, Mortini P.

Endocrine 2019

Gamma Knife radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia: when?
Spina A, Boari N, Gagliardi F, Bailo M, Iannaccone S, Mortini P.

Neurosurg Rev 2019

Efficacy of virtual reality to reduce chronic low back pain: Proof-of-concept of a nonpharmacological approach on pain, quality of life, neuropsychological and functional outcome
Alemanno F, Houdayer E, Emedoli D, Locatelli M, Mortini P, Mandelli C, Raggi A, Iannaccone S.

PLoS ONE 2019

Pediatric Pituitary Adenomas: Early and Long-Term Surgical Outcome in a Series of 85 Consecutive Patients
Barzaghi L.R, Losa M, Capitanio J.F, (...), Weber G, Mortini P

Clinical Neurosurgery 2019

The proneural gene ASCL1 governs the transcriptional subgroup affiliation in glioblastoma stem cells by directly repressing the mesenchymal gene NDRG1.
Narayanan A, Gagliardi F, Gallotti AL, Mazzoleni S, Cominelli M, …, Mortini P, Zippo A, Poliani PL, Galli R.

Cell Death Differ 2019

Sublabial transsphenoidal microsurgical technique to treat congenital transsphenoidal encephalocele: a technical note
Albano, L., Parisi, V., Acerno, S., Barzaghi, L.R., Losa, M., Mortini P.

Neurosurgical Review, 2019. 42 (2), pp. 571-575

Safety and feasibility of lumbar drainage in the management of poor grade aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
Panni, P., Donofrio, C.A., Barzaghi, L.R., Giudice, L., Albano, L., Righi, C., Simionato, F., Scomazzoni, F., Cozzi, S., Calvi, M.R., Beretta, L., Falini, A., Mortini P.

Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 2019. 64, pp. 64-70.

Pretreatment with somatostatin analogs does not affect the anesthesiologic management of patients with acromegaly
Losa, M., Donofrio, C.A., Gemma, M., Barzaghi, L.R., Mortini, P.

Pituitary, 2019. 22 (2), pp. 187-194

Inverted positioning of Leksell Frame G for very low posterior fossa and brain stem lesions biopsies
Capitanio, J.F., Camporesi, S., Franzin, A., Barzaghi, L.R., Picozzi, P., Mortini, P.

Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences, 2019. 63 (2), pp. 194-199

Hemorrhagic burden in poor-grade aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a volumetric analysis of different bleeding distributions
Panni, P., Colombo, E., Donofrio, C.A., Barzaghi, L.R., Albano, L., Righi, C., Scomazzoni, F., Simionato, F., Mortini P., Falini, A., Anzalone, N.

Acta Neurochirurgica, 2019. 161 (4), pp. 791-797

The emerging role of gamma knife radiosurgery in the management of glossopharyngeal neuralgia
Spina, A., Boari, N., Gagliardi, F., Bailo, M., Morselli, C., Iannaccone, S., Mortini, P.

Neurosurgical Review, 2019. 42 (1), pp. 31-38.

Bone resorption in autologous cryopreserved cranioplasty: quantitative evaluation, semiquantitative score and clinical significanc
Barzaghi, L.R., Parisi, V., Gigliotti, C.R., Giudice, L., Snider, S., Dell’Acqua, A., del Vecchio, A., Mortini, P

Acta Neurochirurgica, 2019. 161 (3), pp. 483-491.

Clinical characteristics and surgical outcome in USP8-mutated human adrenocorticotropic hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas
Losa, M., Mortini, P., Pagnano, A., Detomas, M., Cassarino, M.F., Pecori Giraldi, F.

Endocrine, 2019. 63(2), pp. 240-246.

Radiosurgical treatment of arteriovenous malformations in a retrospective study group of 33 children: the importance of radiobiological scores
Capitanio, J.F., Panni, P., Gallotti, A.L., Gigliotti, C.R., Scomazzoni, F., Acerno, S., del Vecchio, A., Mortini, P.

Child's Nervous System 2019. 35 (2), pp. 301-308

Bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling in adrenocorticotropin-dependent hypercortisolism: always, never, or sometimes?
Losa, M., Allora, A., Panni, P., Righi, C., Mortini, P.

Journal of Endocrinological Investigation 2019.

Safety and efficacy of multisession gamma knife radiosurgery for residual or recurrent pituitary adenomas
Albano, L., Losa, M., Nadin, F., Barzaghi, L.R., Parisi, V., Del Vecchio, A., Bolognesi, A., Mortini, P

Endocrine. 2019 Jun;64(3):639-647.

Uncertain Effectiveness of Prophylactic Anticonvulsive Medication in Predicting Cognitive Outcome of Neurosurgical Patients
Iannaccone, S., Spina, A.,Alemanno, F., Della Rosa, P.A., Houdayer, E., Raggi, A., Riccio, L., Brugliera, L., Mortini, P.

World Neurosurgery 2019

Gamma Knife radiosurgery for glomus tumors: Long-term results in a series of 30 patients
Spina, A., Boari, N.,Gagliardi, F., Bailo, M., Del Vecchio, A., Bolognesi, A., Mortini, P.

Head and Neck, 2018, 40 (12), pp. 2677-2684

Single fraction and multisession Gamma Knife radiosurgery for craniopharyngioma
Losa, M., Pieri, V., Bailo, M., (...), Bolognesi, A., Mortini P.

Pituitary, 2018 21(5), pp. 499-506

Usefulness of Ultrasound-Guided Microsurgery in Cavernous Angioma Removal
Barzaghi, L.R., Capitanio, J.F., Giudice, L., (...), Acerno, S., Mortini P.

World Neurosurgery, 2018. 116, pp. e414-e420

Intraoperative Ultrasound Appearance of a Pancreatic Cerebral Metastasis: A Case Report
Donofrio, C.A., Barzaghi, L.R., Capitanio, J.F., (...), Snider, S., Mortini P.

Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part A: Central European Neurosurgery 2018, 79(4)

Pediatric cerebellar pilocytic astrocytoma presenting with spontaneous intratumoral hemorrhage
Donofrio C.A., Gagliardi F., Callea M., (...), Elbabaa S.K., Mortini P.

Neurosurgical Review pp. 1-8. 2018

Treatment of empty sella associated with visual impairment: a systematic review of chiasmapexy techniques
Barzaghi L.R., Donofrio C.A., Panni P., Losa M., Mortini P.

Pituitary 2018 21(1), pp. 98-106

Effectiveness of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in Improving Psychophysical Performance and Patient’s Quality of Life in Idiopathic Trigeminal Neuralgia
Gagliardi, F., Spina, A., Bailo, M., (...), Bolognesi, A., Mortini P.

World Neurosurgery 110, 2018. pp. e776-e785

PET evaluation of late cerebral effect in advanced radiation therapy techniques for cranial base tumors
Alongi, P., Iaccarino, L., Losa, M., (...), Mortini P, Gianolli, L., Perani, D.

Current Radiopharmaceuticals

Microsurgical therapy of pituitary adenomas
Mortini P, Barzaghi LR, Albano L, Panni P, Losa M.

Endocrine. 2017 Oct 24

Skull Base Neuroendoscopic Training Model Using a Fibrous Injectable Tumor Polymer and the Nico Myriad.
Gagliardi F, Chau AM, Mortini P, Caputy AJ, Gragnaniello C.

J Craniofac Surg 2017 Oct 18.

Predictors of radio-induced visual impairment after radiosurgery for uveal melanoma
Gigliotti CR, Modorati G, Di Nicola M, Fiorino C, Perna LA, Miserocchi E, Franzin A, Picozzi P, Bolognesi A, Mortini P, Del Vecchio A, Calandrino R.

Br J Ophthalmol. 2017 Sep 13

Bilateral Temporal Myofascial Flap for the Reconstruction of Frontal Sinus Defects
Gagliardi, F., Bailo, M., Spina, A., Boari, N., Donofrio, C.A., Piloni, M., Gragnaniello, C., Caputy, A.J., Mortini, P.

World Neurosurgery

Management of endocrine disease risk of overtreatment in patients with adrenal insufficiency: Current and emerging aspects
Mazziotti, G., Formenti, A.M., Frara, S., Roca, E., Mortini, P., Berruti, A., Giustina, A.

European Journal of Endocrinology

Treatment of empty sella associated with visual impairment: a systematic review of chiasmapexy techniques
Barzaghi, L., Donofrio, C., Panni, P., Losa, M., Mortini, P.


Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome due to follicle-stimulating hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas
Caretto, A., Lanzi, R., Piani, C., Molgora, M., Mortini, P., Losa, M.


Criteria for the definition of Pituitary Tumor Centers of Excellence (PTCOE): A Pituitary Society Statement
Casanueva, F.F. Barkan, A.L., Buchfelder, M., Klibanski, A., Laws, E.R., Loeffler, J.S., Melmed, S., Mortini, P., Wass, J., Giustina, A.,


Weight gain after subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease is influenced by dyskinesias’ reduction and electrodes’ position
Balestrino, R., Baroncini, D, Fichera, M., Donofrio, C.A., Franzin, A., Mortini, P.,Comi, G, Volontè, M.A.

Neurological Sciences

Craniopharyngiomas: a life-changing tumor
Mortini P


Does Stereotactic Radiosurgery Positively Impact the Local Control of Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors?
Spina, A., Gagliardi, F., Boari, N., Bailo, M., Mortini, P.

World Neurosurgery

The emerging role of gamma knife radiosurgery in the management of glossopharyngeal neuralgia
Spina, A., Boari, N., Gagliardi, F., Bailo, M., Morselli, C., Iannaccone, S., Mortini, P.

Neurosurgical Review

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Toward a Multimodal Approach
Spina, A., Mortini, P., Alemanno, F. Houdayer, E., Iannaccone, S.

World Neurosurgery

A novel composite type I collagen scaffold with micropatterned porosity regulates the entrance of phagocytes in a severe model of spinal cord injury
Snider, S, Cavalli, A., Colombo, F., Gallotti, A.L., Quattrini, A., Salvatore, L., Madaghiele, M., Terreni, M.R., Sannino, A., Mortini, P.

Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials

Frequency, pattern, and outcome of recurrences after gamma knife radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas
Losa, M., Spatola, G., Albano, L., Gandolfi, A., Del Vecchio, A., Bolognesi, A., Mortini, P.

Endocrine 2017

Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Strategies for Temporary Clipping in Aneurysm Surgery
Spina, A., Mortini, P.

World Neurosurgery

Transfrontal-Sinus-Subcranial Approach to Olfactory Groove Meningiomas: Surgical Results and Clinical and Functional Outcome in a Consecutive Series of 21 Patients
Barzaghi, L.R., Spina, A., Gagliardi, F., Boari, N., Mortini, P

World Neurosurgery - Volume 101, 1 May 2017, Pages 315-324

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Low-Grade Gliomas: Clinical Results at Long-Term Follow-Up of Tumor Control and Patients’ Quality of Life
Gagliardi, F, Bailo, M., Spina, A., Donofrio, C.A., Boari, N., Franzin, A., Fava, A., del Vecchio, A., Bolognesi, A., Mortini, P.

World Neurosurgery

The birth and rise of a craniopharyngioma: the radiological evolution of an incidental craniopharyngioma detected on serial MRI during medical treatment of a macroprolactinoma
Mariotti S, Losa M, Mortini P, Saba L

Clin Case Rep. 2016 Nov

Fronto-orbitozygomatic approach: functional and cosmetic outcomes in a series of 169 patients
Boari N, Spina A, Giudice L, Gorgoni F, Bailo M, Mortini P

J Neurosurg. 2017 Feb 3

SPARCL1 a novel player in cancer biology
Gagliardi F, Narayanan A, Mortini P.

Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Residual and Recurrent Vestibular Schwannomas After Previous Surgery: Clinical Results in a Series of 90 Patients and Review of the Literature
Bailo M, Boari N, Gagliardi F, (...), Bolognesi A, Mortini P.

World Neurosurgery

Safety of transsphenoidal microsurgical approach in patients with an ACTH-secreting pituitary adenoma
Donofrio C.A., Losa M, Gemma M, (...), Barzaghi L.R, Mortini P.


Gamma Knife Radiosurgery as Primary Treatment for Large Vestibular Schwannomas: Clinical Results at Long-Term Follow-Up in a Series of 59 Patients
Bailo M, Boari N, Franzin A, (...), Bolognesi A, Mortini P.

World Neurosurgery

Endoscope-Assisted Transmaxillosphenoidal Approach to the Sellar and Parasellar Regions: An Anatomic Study
Gagliardi F, Donofrio C.A, Spina A, (...), Caputy A.J, Mortini P.

World Neurosurgery

Masseteric-facial nerve neurorrhaphy: results of a case series
Biglioli F, Colombo V, Rabbiosi D, Tarabbia F, Giovanditto F, Lozza A, Cupello S, Mortini P.

J Neurosurg

Atlanto-occipital dislocation due to aneurysmal bone cyst of the occipital condyle
Spina A, Boari N, Gagliardi F, Giudice L, Mortini P.

Acta Neurochirurgica (Wien)

Asymptomatic internal carotid artery occlusion after gamma knife radiosurgery for pituitary adenoma: Report of two cases and review of the literature
Spatola G , Frosio L, Losa M, del Vecchio A, Piloni M, Mortini P

Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy Vol 21, Issue 6, 1 November 2016, Pp. 555-559

Complex Spine Pathology Simulator: An Innovative Tool for Advanced Spine Surgery Training
Gragnaniello C, Abou-Hamden A, Mortini P, Colombo E.V, Bailo M, Seex K.A, Litvack Z, Caputy A.J, Gagliardi F

Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part A: Central European Neurosurgery Volume 77, Issue 6, 1 November 2016, Pp. 515-522

Comparative Anatomical Study on Operability in Surgical Approaches to the Anterior Part of the Third Ventricle
Spina A, Gagliardi F, Bailo M, Boari N, Caputy A.J, Mortini P

World Neurosurgery Vol 95, 1 November 2016, Pp. 2-5

Resection of tumors of the third ventricle involving the hypothalamus: effects on body mass index using a dedicated surgical approach
Mortini P, Gagliardi F , Bailo M, Boari N, Castellano A, Falini A, Losa M.

Endocrine 29 September 2016, Pages 1-10 In press

The paramedian supracerebellar transtentorial approach to the posterior fusiform gyrus
Chau A.M.T, Gagliardi F, Smith A, Pelzer N.R, Stewart F, Mortini P, Elbabaa S.K, Caputy, A.J, Gragnaniello C

Acta Neurochirurgica 2016

Cyst-cisternal shunting for cystic multirecurrent brainstem epidermoid: case report and literature review
Mortini P, Bailo M, Spina A, Acerno S, Boari N, Gagliardi F.

Acta Neurochirurgica 2016

Suprasellar granular cell tumor of the neurohypophysis: surgical outcome of a very rare tumor
Gagliardi F, Spina A, Barzaghi LR, Bailo M, Losa M, Terreni MR, Mortini P.

Pituitary. 2016 June 1 pp .277-285

Lumbar plexus nervous distortion in XLIF® approach: an anatomic study
Mandelli C, Colombo E.V, Sicuri G.M, Mortini P.

European Spine Journal 2016

The current role of Gamma Knife radiosurgery in the management of intracranial haemangiopericytoma
Spina A, Boari N, Gagliardi F, (...), Franzin A, Mortini P.

Acta Neurochirurgica, 2016 feb 18: 1-8

Skull base chordomas: clinical outcome in a consecutive series of 45 patients with long-term follow-up and evaluation of clinical and biological prognostic factors
Boari N, Gagliardi F, Cavalli A, Gemma M, Ferrari L, Riva P, Mortini P.

J Neurosurg. 2016 Jan 8:1-11.

Prospective Study to Evaluate Rate and Frequency of Perturbations of Implanted Programmable Hakim Codman® Valve after 1,5-Tesla MRI
Capitanio JF, Venier A, Mazzeo LA, Barzaghi LR, Acerno S, Mortini P

World Neurosurg. 2015 Oct 5

Serum B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Is Affected By Neoplastic Edema In Brain Tumor Patients.
Ruggieri F, Noris A, Beretta L, Mortini P, Gemma M.

World Neurosurg. 2015 Sep 5

Magnetic resonance imaging as predictor of functional outcome in craniopharyngiomas
Mortini P., Gagliardi, F., Bailo, M., (...), Falini, A., Losa, M.

Endocrine 2016

Sudden onset of Chiari malformation type 1 in a young child after trauma
Spina, A. , Boari, N., Gagliardi, F., Donofrio, C.A., Mortini, P.

Child's Nervous System

Preliminary results of contrast-enhanced sonography in the evaluation of the response of uveal melanoma to gamma-knife radiosurgery
Venturini M, Colantoni C, Modorati G, Di Nicola M, Colucci A, Agostini G, Picozzi P, De Cobelli F, Parmiani G, Mortini P, Bandello F, Del Maschio A

J Clin Ultrasound. 2015

Is the incidence of differentiated thyroid cancer increased in patients with TSH-secreting adenoma? Report of three cases from a large consecutive series of TSH-oma
Perticone F, Pigliaru F, Mariotti S, Deiana L, Furlani L, Mortini P, Losa M

Thyroid. 2015 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Epidural spinal cord stimulation for neuropathic pain: a neurosurgical multicentric Italian data collection and analysis
Colombo EV, Mandelli C, Mortini P, Messina G, De Marco N, Donati R, Irace C, Landi A, Lavano A, Mearini M, Podetta S, Servello D, Zekaj E, Valtulina C, Dones I.

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2015 Feb 3.

Solitary lesions of the clivus: what else besides chordomas? An extensive clinical outlook on rare pathologies
Gagliardi F, Spina A, Boari N, Narayanan A, Mortini P.

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2015 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Gamma Knife radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas: clinical results at long-term follow-up in a series of 379 patients
Boari N, Bailo M, Gagliardi F, Franzin A, Gemma M, del Vecchio A, Bolognesi A, Picozzi P, Mortini P.

J Neurosurg. 2014 Dec;121 Suppl 2:123-42.

Cons: endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal pituitary surgery is not superior to microscopic transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas.
Mortini P.

Endocrine. 2014

Intracranial injectable tumor model: technical advancements.
Gragnaniello C, Gagliardi F, Chau AM, Nader R, Siu A, Litvack Z, Luca BD, Seex K, Mortini P, Caputy AJ, Al-Mefty O.

Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part B: Skull Base. 2014

The role of CXCR4 in highly malignant human gliomas biology: Current knowledge and future directions
Gagliardi, F., Narayanan, A., Reni, M., (...), Zordan, P., Mortini, P.

GLIA 2014 62 (7), pp. 1015-1023

Vestibular assessment in patients with vestibular schwannomas: what really matters?
Teggi R, Franzin A, Spatola G, Boari N, Picozzi P, Bailo M, Piccioni LO, Gagliardi F, Mortini P, Bussi M.

Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2014

The suprameatal dural flap for superior petrosal vein protection during the retrosigmoid intradural suprameatal approach.
Mortini P, Gagliardi F, Boari N, Spina A, Bailo M, Franzin A.

Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part A: Central European Neurosurgery Jan;75(1):53-7. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1342935. Epub 2013 May 14.

FAS/FASL are dysregulated in chordoma and their loss-of-function impairs zebrafish notochord formation.
Ferrari L, Pistocchi A, Libera L, Boari N, Mortini P, Bellipanni G, Giordano A, Cotelli F, Riva P.

Oncotarget. 2014 Jul 30;5(14):5712-24

Presentation and surgical results of incidentally discovered nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas: evidence for a better outcome indipendently of other patients’ characteristics
Losa M, Donofrio CA, Barzaghi LR, Mortini P.

European Journal of Endocrinology: 2013; 169(6): 735-742

Surgical strategies and modern therapeutic options in the treatment of craniopharyngiomas.
Mortini P, Gagliardi F, Boari N, Losa M.

Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology: 2013; 88(3): 514-529

Solitary clival plasmocytomas: Misleading clinical and radiological features of a rare pathology with a specific biological behaviour.
Gagliardi F, Losa M, Boari N, Spina A, Reni M, Terreni MR, Mortini P.

Acta Neurochirurgica (Wien). 2013 Oct;155(10):1849-56. doi: 10.1007/s00701-013-1845-3. Epub 2013 Aug 24.

Solitary nonchordomatous lesions of the clival bone: differential diagnosis and current therapeutic strategies
Gagliardi F, Boari N, Mortini P.

Neurosurgical Review: 2013; 26(4): 513-522

Active role of cerebellar flocculus in hemifacial spasm: case report
Mazzeo LA, Boari N, Gagliardi F, Mortini P.

Clinical Neuroradiology 2014 Sep;24(3):273-5. doi: 10.1007/s00062-013-0230-1. Epub 2013 Jul 4.

The reconstruction of the spheno-orbital region using latissimus dorsi flap and costal graft.
Biglioli F, Mortini P, Pedrazzoli M, D’Alessandro L, Bardazzi A, Colletti G

J. Craniofac. Surg.: 2013; 24(4); e379-e383

Suprasellar granular cell tumor of the neurohypophysis in a child: usual presentation in pediatric age of a rare tumor.
Gagliardi F, Losa M, Boari N, Franzin A, Pozzobon G, Weber G, Mortini P.

Child's Nervous System : 2013; 29(6): 1031-1034

Review of cerebellopontine angle medulloblastoma.
Spina A, Boari N, Gagliardi F, Franzin A, Terreni MR, Mortini P.

Br. J. Neurosurg.: 2013; 27(3): 316-320

The Trans-Frontal-Sinus Subcranial Approach for Removal of Large Olfactory Groove Meningiomas: Surgical Technique and Comparison to Other Approaches
Boari N, Gagliardi F, Roberti F, Barzaghi LR, Caputy AJ, Mortini P.

J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2013 May;74(3):152- 61.116.

Evaluation of prognostic factors as predictor of AVMS obliteration after Gamma Knife radiosurgery
Franzin A, Snider S, Boari N, Scomazzoni F, Picozzi P, Spatola G, Gagliardi F, Mortini P.

Acta Neurochir. 2013

Mechanisms, indications and results of salvage systemic therapy for sporadic and von Hippel-Lindau related hemangioblastomas of the central nervous system
Capitanio JF, Mazza E, Motta M, Mortini P, Reni M..

Crit. Rev. Oncol. Hematol.: 2013; 86(1): 69-84

Management of spheno-orbital en plaque meningiomas: clinical outcome in a consecutive series of 40 patients.
Boari N, Gagliardi F, Spina A, Bailo M, Franzin A, Mortini P. Br

J Neurosurg. 2013 Feb;27(1):84- 90. 114.

Effects of AMPK activations and combined treatment with AMPK activators and somatostatin on hormone secretion and cell growth in cultured GH-secreting pituitaruy tumor cells.
Tulipano G, Faggi L, Losa M, Mortini P, Spinello M, Sibilia V, Pagani F, Cocchi D, Giustina A.

Mol. Cell. Endocrinol.: 2013; 365(2): 197-206

The combined interhemispheric subcommissural translaminaterminalis approach for large craniopharyngiomas
Mortini P., Gagliardi F., Boari N., Roberti F., Caputy A.J.

World Neurosurgery 2013 80:1- 2(160-166)

Extradural subtemporal transzygomatic approach to the clival and paraclival region with endoscopic assist.
Gagliardi F, Boari N, Roberti F, Gragnaniello C, Biglioli F, Caputy AJ, Mortini P.

J Craniofac Surg. 2012 Sep;23(5):1468-75.

Dosimetric factors associated with pituitary function after Gamma Knife Surgery of pituitary adenomas.
Sicignano G, Losa M, Del Vecchio A, Cattaneo GM, Picozzi P, Bolognesi A, Mortini P, Calandrino R.

Radiother Oncol. 2012 Jul;104(1):119-24.106.

Visual outcome after fronto-temporo-orbitozygomatic approach combined with early extradural and intradural optic nerve decompression in tuberculum and diaphragma sellae meningiomas.
Mortini P, Barzaghi LR, Serra C, Orlandi V, Bianchi S, Losa M.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2012 Jul;114(6):597-606.103.

Prognostic factors of visual field improvement after trans-sphenoidal approach for pituitary macroadenomas: review of the literature and analysis by quantitative method.
Barzaghi LR, Medone M, Losa M, Bianchi S, Giovanelli M, Mortini P.

Neurosurg Rev. 2012 Jul;35(3):369-78; discussion 378- 9. Epub 2011 Nov 15.

Cocaine-induced midline destructive lesion and wegener granulomatosis
Trimarchi M., Mortini. P.

Neurosurgery 70 (5), pp. E1339

Results of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in Acromegaly
Franzin A, Spatola G, Losa M, Picozzi P, Mortini P

Int J Endocrinol. 2012;2012:342034.

Masseteric-facial nerve anastomosis for early facial reanimation
Biglioli F, Frigerio A, Colombo V, Colletti G, Rabbiosi D, Mortini P, Toffola ED, Lozza A, Brusati R.

J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2012 Feb;40(2):149-55.

Current therapeutic options and novel molecular markers in skull base chordomas
Gagliardi, F ; Boari, N ; Riva, P; Mortini, P

Neurosurg Rev. 2012 Jan;35(1):1-13107.

Gamma Knife radiosurgery for treatment of cerebral metastases from non-small-cell lung cancer
Motta M, Del Vecchio A, Attuati L, Picozzi P, Perna L, Franzin A, Bolognesi A, Cozzarini C, Calandrino R, Mortini P, Di Muzio M.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Nov 15;81(4):e463-8.102.

Microsurgical treatment of frontal mucocele sequelae
J Craniofac Surg. 2011 Nov;22(6):2296-9.

Biglioli F, Beltramini GA, Rabbiosi D, Boari N, Mortini P.

The role of radiation therapy in the management of non-functioning pituitary adenomas
Losa M, Picozzi p, Motta M, Valle M, Franzin A, Mortini P.

J Endocrinol Invest. 2011

The history of the hypophysis: the pioneering studies of Edoardo Gemelli
Riva M, Cosmacini G, Mortini P.

Neurosurgery. 2011 Jun;68(6):1483-998.

Neurosurgical treatment of craniopharyngioma in adults and children: early and long-term results in a large case series
Mortini P, Losa M, Pozzobon G, Barzaghi LR, Riva M, Acerno S, Angius D, Weber G, Chiumello G, Giovanelli M.

J Neurosurg. 2011 May;114(5):1350-9.

Reconstruction techniques in skull base surgery
Gagliardi F, Boari N, Mortini P.

J Craniofac Surg. 2011 May;22(3):1015-20

Surgical treatment of orbital cavernomas: clinical and functional outcome in a series of 20 patients
Boari N, Gagliardi F, Castellazzi P, Mortini P.

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Mar;153(3):491-8.94.

Salvage therapy with Temozolomide in patients with aggressive or metastatic pituitary adenomas: experience in six cases
Losa M, Mazza E, Terreni MR, McCormack A, Gill AJ, Motta M, Cangi MG, Talarico A, Mortini P, Reni M.

Eur J Endocrinol. 2010 Dec; 163(6):843-51.

Quantification of clival and paraclival exposure in the Le Fort I transmaxillary transpterygoid approach: a microanatomical study
Boari N, Roberti F, Biglioli F, Caputy AJ, Mortini P.

J Neurosurg. 2010 Nov;113(5):1011-8. Epub 2010 May 21

Pituitary radiotherapy for Cushing’s disease
Losa M, Picozzi P, Redaelli MG, Laurenzi A, Mortini P.

Neuroendocrinology. 2010;92 Suppl 1:107-10. Epub 2010 Sep 10

Longitudinal splitting of optic pathways by nonfunctioning pituitary macroadenomas: report of two cases.
Gagliardi F, Boari N, Losa M, Mortini P.

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Jun;152(6):1065-895.

How to assess active contact coordinates in deep brain stimulation surgery? Comparison of three methods for determining the position of the active contact.
Serra C, Picozzi P, Franzin A, Vimercati A, Volontè MA, Leocani L, Falini A, Mortini P.

Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2010;88(2):67-74. Epub 2010 Jan 5.

Immunobiological characterization of cancer stem cells isolated from glioblastoma patients
Di Tomaso T, Mazzoleni S, Wang E, Sovena G, Clavenna D, Franzin A, Mortini P, Ferrone S, Doglioni C, Marincola FM, Galli R, Parmiani G, Maccalli C.

Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Feb 1;16(3):800-13. Epub 2010 Jan 26

Delayed remission after transsphenoidal surgery in patients with Cushing’s disease
Valassi E, Biller BM, Swearingen B, Pecori Giraldi F, Losa M, Mortini P, Hayden D, Cavagnini F, Klibanski A. J

Journal Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Feb;95(2):601-10. Epub 2010 Jan 15.

Evaluation of hearing function after Gamma Knife surgery of vestibular schwannomas
Franzin A, Spatola G, Serra C, Picozzi P, Medone M, Milani D, Castellazzi P, Mortini P.

Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Dec;27(6):E3

Persistent adrenocorticotropin response to desmopressin in the early postoperative period predicts recurrence of Cushing’s disease
Losa M, Bianchi R, Barzaghi R, Giovanelli M, Mortini P.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Sep;94(9):3322-8. Epub 2009 Jul 7

Evaluation of different score index for predicting prognosis in gamma knife radiosurgical treatment for brain metastasis
Franzin A, Snider S, Picozzi P, Bolognesi A, Serra C, Vimercati A, Passarin O, Mortini P.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jul 1;74(3):707-13. Epub 2008 Dec 25.

Primary intracranial meningeal marginal zone B cell lymphoma of malt type (PMML) with osseous infiltration
Famoso G, Ponzoni M, Terreni MR, Assanelli A, Mortini P, Doglioni C, Ferreri AJ

Ann Hematol. 2009 Jun;88(6):599-601. Epub 2008 Dec

Altered structure of small cerebral arteries in patients with essential hypertension
Rizzoni D, De Ciuceis C, Porteri E, Paiardi S, Boari GE, Mortini P, Cornali C, Cenzato M, Rodella LF, Borsani E, Rizzardi N, Platto C, Rezzani R, Rosei EA.

J Hypertens. 2009

A peculiar case of midface reconstruction with four free flaps in a cocaine-addicted patient
Brusati R, Carota F, Mortini P, Chiapasco M, Biglioli F. J

Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009 Feb;62(2)e33-40

Thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas: biological and molecular features, diagnosis and therapy
Losa M, Fortunato M, Molteni L, Peretti E, Mortini P.

Minerva Endocrinol. 2008 Dec;33(4):329-40. Review.

The role of stereotactic radiotherapy in patients with growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma
Losa M, Gioia L, Picozzi P, Franzin A, Valle M, Giovanelli M, Mortini P.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jul;93(7):2546-52. Epub 2008 Apr 15.

Euclidean and fractal geometry of microvascular networks in normal and neoplastic pituitary tissue
Di Ieva A, Grizzi F, Gaetani P, Goglia U, Tschabitscher M, Mortini P, Rodriguez y Baena R.

Neurosurg Rev. 2008 Jul;31(3):271-81. Epub 2008 Mar 8. Review.

Chemokine detection in the cerebral tissue of patients with posttraumatic brain contusions
Stefini R, Catenacci E, Piva S, Sozzani S, Valerio A, Bergomi R, Cenzato M, Mortini P, Latronico N.

J Neurosurg. 2008 May;108(5):958-62.

Early results of surgery in patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma and analysis of the risk of tumor recurrence
Losa M, Mortini P, Barzaghi R, Ribotto P, Terreni MR, Marzoli SB, Pieralli S, Giovanelli M.

J Neurosurg. 2008 Mar;108(3):525-32.

Evaluation of 1p36 markers and clinical outcome in a skull base chordoma study
Longoni M, Orzan F, Stroppi M, Boari N, Mortini P, Riva P.

Neuro Oncology 2008 Jan;10(1):52-60.

Uncommon presentation of ruptured intracranial aneurysm during surgical evacuation of chronic subdural hematoma: case report
Stefini R, Ghitti F, Bergomi R, Catenacci E, Latronico N, Mortini P.

Surg Neurol. 2008

Bi-Occipital decompressive craniotomy in refractory post-traumatic intracranial hypertension: first report of one case
Stefini R, Latronico N, Bergomi R, Catenacci M, Cereda L, Mortini P.

British Journal of Neurosurgery. 2007 Oct;21(5):527-31

Quantification of chloride channel 2 (CLCN2) gene isoforms in normal versus lesion- and epilepsy-associated brain tissue
Bertelli M, Cecchin S, Lapucci C, de Gemmis P, Danieli D, d'Amore ES, Buttolo L, Giunta F, Mortini P, Pandolfo M. Biochim

Biochim & Biophys Acta. 2007 Jan;1772(1): 15-20

Complication of transsphenoidal surgery in patients with pituitary adenoma: experience at a single center
Barzaghi LR, Losa M, Giovanelli M, Mortini P.

Acta Neurochirur 2007;149(9):877-85.

Expression study of the target receptor tyrosine kinase of Imatinib Mesylate in skull base chordomas
Orzan F, Terreni MR, Longoni M, Boari N, Mortini P ,Doglioni C, Riva P.

Oncology Reports, July;18(1):249-52, 2007.

Surgical treatment of giant pituitary adenomas: strategies and results in a series of 95 consecutive patients
Mortini P, Barzaghi LR, Losa M ,Boari N, Giovanelli M.

Neurosurgery, June,2007; 60 (6), 993-1002.

The pterygopalatine fossa: an anatomic report
Roberti F, Boari N, Mortini P, Caputy AJ.

J Craniofac Surg. 2007 May;18(3):586-90.

Spinal Cord stimulation for the treatment of upper and lower extremity neuropathic pain due to Lyme disease
Mearini M, Podetta S, Catenacci E, D’Auria P, Cornali C, Mortini P.

Neuromodulation 2 (10),142-147; 2007.

Intrasellar paraganglioma: a case report and review of the literature
Boari N, Losa M, Mortini P, Snider S, Terreni MR, Giovanelli M.

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2006 Dec;148(12):1311-4.

Fibrous dysplasia of the orbital region: current clinical perspectives in ophthalmology and cranio- maxillofacial surgery
Goisis M, Biglioli F, Guareschi M, Frigerio A, Mortini P.

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Sep-Oct;22(5):383-7.

Presurgical treatment with somatostatin analogs in patients with acromegaly: effects on the remission and complication rates
Losa M, Mortini P, Urbaz L, Ribotto P, Castrignano’ T, Giovanelli M.

J Neurosurg. 2006

Coexistence of TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma and autoimmune hypothyroidism
Losa M, Mortini P, Minelli R, Giovanelli M.

J Endocrinol Invest. 2006 Jun;29(6):555-9.

Obstructive hydrocephalus and intracranial hypertension caused by a giant macroprolactinoma. Prompt response to medical treatment
Scarone P, Losa M, Mortini P, Giovanelli M

J Neurooncol. 2006 Jan;76(1):51-4.

A non –functioning pituitary adenoma initially mimicking a microprolactinoma:The case of long term follow-up of patients with hyperprolactinemia?
Losa M, Mortini P, Giovanelli M.

J Endocrinol Invest.2005 Apr; 28(4):36-70.

Results of transsphenoidal surgery in a large series of patients with pituitary adenoma
Mortini P, Losa M, Barzaghi R, Boari N,Giovanelli M.

Neurosurgery 2005 June;56(6);1222-1223.

Update on the cytogenetics and molecular genetics of chordoma
Larizza L, Mortini P, Riva P.

Hereditary Cancer in Clinical Practice 2005;3(1)29-41.

Radiosurgery and the prevention of regrowth of incompletely removed nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma
Picozzi P, Losa M., Mortini P,Valle MA,Franzin A,Attuati L,Ferrari Da Passano C,Giovanelli M

J Neurosurgery.2005 Jan;102 Suppl:71-4.

Correlation between clinical characteristics and proliferative activity in patients with craniopharyngiomas
Losa M.,Vimercati A.,Acerno S.,Barzaghi R.,Mortini P.,Mangili F.,Terreni MR., Santambrogio G., Giovanelli M.

Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 2004 June;75(6):889-92

Gamma Knife surgery for treating residual nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas after surgical debulking
Losa M, Valle M, Mortini P, Franzin A, Ferrari da Passano C, Cenzato M, Bianchi S, Picozzi P, Giovanelli M.

Journal of Neurosurgery 2004 Mar;100(3) :438-444.R

Mapping of candidate region for chordoma development to 1p36.13 by LOH analysis
Riva P, Crosti F, Orzan F, Dalpra L, Mortini P, Parafioriti A, Pollo B, Fuhrman Conti AM, Miozzo M, Larizza L.

Int J Cancer. 2003 Nov 10;107(3):493-7.

Submental orotracheal intubation: An alternative to tracheostomy in transfacial cranial base surgery
Biglioli F,ortini P, Goisis M, Bardazzi A, Boari N.

Skull Base Surgery 13-4,2003 Volume: 13 Issue: 4 Pages: 189-195

Endoscopic and microscopic extended subfrontal approach to the clivus: a comparative anatomical study.
Mortini P, Roberti F, Clavakonda C, Nadel A, Sekhar LN.

Skull Base Surgery 13-3, 2003. pp. 139-146

Corticotrophin-releasing activity of desmopressin in Cushing’s disease: lack of correlation between in vivo and in vitro responsiveness
Pecori Giraldi F, Marini E, Torchiara E, Mortini P, Dubini A, Cavagnini F.

J Endocrinol. 2003 Jun;177(3):373-9.

Insulin action on protein metabolism in acromegalic patients
Battezati A, Benedini S, Fattorini A, Losa M, Mortini P, Bertoli S, Lanzi R, Testolin G, Biolo G, Luzi L.

American Journal of Physiology endocrinology and metabolism. 2002

Surgical treatment of prolactin-secreting pituitary adenomas: early results and longterm outcome
Losa M, Mortini P, Barzaghi R, Gioia L, Giovanelli M.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2002

The “High Mobility” Group 2 gene is amplified and overexpressed in Human Prolactinomas
Finelli P, Pierantoni GM, Giardino D, Losa M, Rodeschini O, Fedele M, Valtorta E, Mortini P, Croce CM, Larizza L, Fusco A.

Cancer Research 2002.

Remifentanil provides hemodynamic stability and faster awakening time in transsphenoidal surgery
Gemma M, Tommasino C, Cozzi S, Narcisi S, Mortini P, Losa M, Soldarini A.

Anesth Analg. 2002

Endocrine inactive and gonadotroph adenomas: diagnosis and management
Losa M, Mortini P, Barzaghi R, Franzin A, Giovanelli M.

Neuro-oncology 2001

Surgical excision of clival tumors via the enlarged transcochlear approach: indications and results
Mortini P, Mandelli C, Giugni E, Franzin A, Giovanelli M.

Journal of Neurosurgical Science 2001

Desmopressin stimulation test before and after pituitary surgery in patients with Cushing’s disease
Losa M, Mortini P, Dylgjeri S, Barzaghi R, Franzin A, Mandelli C, Giovanelli M.

Clinical Endocrinology 2001.

Effects of octreotide treatment on the proliferation and apoptotic index of GH secreting pituitary adenomas
Losa M, Ciccarelli E, Mortini P, Barzaghi R, Gaia D, Faccani G, Papotti M, Mangili F, Terreni MR, Camanni F, Giovanelli M.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2001

Chondrosarcoma of the thoracic spine: total en bloc sagittal resection
Mandelli C, Bernucci C, Mortini P,Scomazzoni F,Giovanelli M.

Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences 2001

Exposure of the petrous segment of the internal carotid artery through the extradural subtemporal middle cranial fossa approach: a systematic anatomical study
P.Mortini,C.Mandelli,S.Gerevini,M.Giov anelli.

Skull Base Surgery 2001.

Proliferation index of Nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas: correlations with clinical characteristics and long-term follow-up results
Losa M, Franzin A, Mangili F, Terreni MR, Barzaghi R, Veglia F, Mortini P, Giovanelli M.

Neurosurgery 2000.

Determination of the proliferation and Apoptotic index in adrenocorticotropinsecreting pituitary tumors: Comparison between micro and macroadenomas
Losa M, Barzaghi RLA, Mortini P,Franzin A,Mangili F,Terreni MR,Giovanelli M.

American Journal of Pathology 2000

Acromegaly associated with a granular cell tumor of the neurohypophysis: a clinical and histological study
Losa M, Saeger W, Mortini P,Pandolfi C,Terreni MR,Taccagni G,Giovanelli M.

Journal of Neurosurgery 2000.

Thyrotropin receptor protein expression in normal and adenomatous human pituitary
Theodoropulos M, Arzberger T, Gruebler Y, Korali Z, Mortini P, Joba W, Heufelder AE, Stalla GK, Shaaf L.

Journal of Endocrinology 2000.

Surgical Management of Thyrotropin-Secreting Pituitary Adenomas
Losa M, Mortini P,Franzin A,Barzaghi R,Mandelli C,Giovanelli M.

Pituitary Vol 2. 1999.

Is the presurgical treatment with somatostatin analogs necessary in acromegalic patients?
M, Mortini P,Giovanelli M.

Journal of Endocrinological Investigation 1999

Usefulness of markers of cell proliferation in the management of pituitary adenomas
Losa M, Franzin A, Mortini P, Terreni MR, Mangili F, Giovanelli M.

Clinical Science 1998

Surgical treatment of pituitary adenomas
Losa M, Mortini P, Giovanelli M.

Cancer Journal 10 (1997) 298- 300.

Differentiation of clinically non-functioning pituitary adenomas from meningiomas and craniopharyngiomas by positron emission tomography with [18F]fluoro-ethyl-spiperone
Lucignani G, Losa M, Moresco RM, Del Sole A, Matarrese M, Bettinardi V, Mortini P, Giovanelli M, Fazio F.

European Journal of Nuclear Medicine 1997

Indium-111 pentetreotide single-photon emission tomography in patients with TSHsecreting pituitary adenomas: correlation with the effect of a single administration of octreotide on serum TSH levels
Losa M, Magnani P, Mortini P, Persani L, Acerno S, Giugni E, Songini C, Fazio F, Beck-Peccoz P, Giovanelli M.

European Journal of Nuclear Medicine 1997

Metastatic prostatic adenocarcinoma presenting as a pituitary mass: Shrinkage of the lesion and clinical improvement with medical treatment
Prostate 1997

Losa M, Grasso M, Giugni E, Mortini P, Acerno S, Giovanelli M.

Surgical therapy of pituitary adenomas
Giovanelli M, Losa M, Mortini P.

Metabolism Clinical & Experimental 1996

Surgical results in microadenomas
Giovanelli M, Losa M, Mortini P, Acerno S, Giugni E.

Acta Neurochir Supp 1996

Criteria of cure and follow-up of central hyperthyroidism due to thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas
Losa M, Giovanelli M, Persani L, Mortini P, Faglia G, Beck-Peccoz P.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 1996