Prof. Pietro MORTINI

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.

Endocrine

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

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 29 September 2016, Pages 1-8 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 27 September 2016, Pages 1-6 In press

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 June Vol 158, Issue 6, pp. 1197-1201

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 24 May 2016, Pages 1-9 In press

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 Article in press

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 Feb 20

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 Nov;47(2):415-20.

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 Oct;75(5):301-8. doi: 10.1055/s- 0034-1368148. Epub 2014 Jul 21.

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 Apr;34(2):123-8.

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; 155(4): 619-626

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 Sep;34(8):623-9

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 Apr;27(4):838- 45.

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.

Surgical indications and results for nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas
Losa, M, Peretti, E, Mortini, P.

US Endocrinology 4 (2), pp. 97- 99

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 Jan;69(1):89- 92.

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 Jun;104(6):899-906

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 Oct 8.

Transcranial approaches to pituitary tumors
Mortini P, Giovanelli M.

Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery, Vol 5 No 4, September 2002, 239-251.

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 Jul;87(7):3180-6.

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 62,2398-2405, April 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 Jan;94(1):163-8

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

Neuro-oncology 2001 Sept 54 (2):167-177.

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; Sept (45);3,127-140.

Role of submandibular intubation according to altemir in osteotomies to access the cranial base
Biglioli F, Mortini P, Brusati R.

Source of the Document Skull Base 11 (SUPPL. 2), pp. 34

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 55:61- 68,2001.

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 Nov;86(11):5194-5200.

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 11:177- 187,2001.

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 47:1313- 1319,2000.

Reconstruction of the orbital walls in surgery of the skull base for benign neoplasm.
Brusati R, Biglioli F, Mortini P, Raffaini M, Goisis M.

International Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery:29,325- 330,2000.

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 2000,156:245-251.

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 93,121- 126, 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 167,7- 13,2000.

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

Pituitary Vol 2,: 127-131,1999.

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

Journal of Endocrinological Investigation 22:871-873,1999

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 95 (1998) 129- 135.

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 24 (1997) 1149-1155

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 24 (1997) 728-731.

Metastatic prostatic adenocarcinoma presenting as a pituitary mass: Shrinkage of the lesion and clinical improvement with medical treatment
Prostate 1:32(4) (1997) 241-245.

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 45 Suppl. 1 (1996): 115-116.

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

Acta Neurochir Suppl. 65 (1996) : 11-12

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 81 (1996): 3084- 3090