Serena Ammendola
University of Verona
Cathepsin KSurvival analysisCorrelationEpithelioid cellPAX8Internal medicineRadiologyParvalbuminPathologyOncologyCellConcordancePrognostic variableStage (cooking)Subgroup analysisCytologySignet ring cellMedical physicsImmunohistochemistryImage resolutionBiopsyProliferative indexRenal cell carcinomaDigital pathologyPresentation (obstetrics)AdjuvantLymphovascular invasionTyrosine-kinase inhibitorNeutrophil to lymphocyte ratioTuberous sclerosisMetastasisAngiomyolipomaNeuroendocrine tumorsTumor buddingHematomaGrading (tumors)Microsatellite instabilityModalitiesContext (language use)NeuropathologyOncocytomaCabozantinibMultinodular goiterFine needle biopsyPerivascular Epithelioid CellAtypical meningiomaBenign thyroid noduleHepatic AngiosarcomaChromophobe Renal Cell CarcinomaTransplantationAspiration cytologySevere complicationStage iiNode negativeTransplant pathologyGlass slidePoorly differentiatedFine needle aspiration cytologyTFE3Multivariate analysisDigital imageCancer researchRadiation therapyThyroidColorectal cancerHistologyGeneral surgeryClinical significanceMedicineCohortChromophobe cellNODALImmune systemGastroenterology
Publications 9
#1Stefano Marletta (University of Verona)H-Index: 4
#2Enrico Cavallo (University of Verona)
Last. Paola CapelliH-Index: 63
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#1Serena Ammendola (University of Verona)H-Index: 2
#2Elena Bariani (University of Verona)
Last. Valeria Barresi (University of Verona)H-Index: 26
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Limited studies on whole slide imaging (WSI) in surgical neuropathology reported a perceived limitation in the recognition of mitoses. This study analyzed and compared the inter- and intra-observer concordance for atypical meningioma, using glass slides and WSI. Two neuropathologists and two residents assessed the histopathological features of 35 meningiomas-originally diagnosed as atypical-in a representative glass slide and corresponding WSI. For each histological parameter and final diagnosis...
#1Anna Caliò (University of Verona)H-Index: 16
#2Serena Ammendola (University of Verona)H-Index: 2
Last. Guido Martignoni (University of Verona)H-Index: 75
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Parvalbumin is a cytosolic calcium-binding protein expressed in the distal convoluted tubule of the renal nephron. Among epithelial renal tumors, the reactivity for parvalbumin is observed in chromophobe renal cell carcinomas and frequently in oncocytomas. On the other hand, there are no data available on parvalbumin expression in the mesenchymal tumors of the kidney. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the expression of parvalbumin in the spectrum of PEC (perivascular epithelio...
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#2Serena AmmendolaH-Index: 2
Last. Erminia ManfrinH-Index: 25
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Abstract Background/objectives Studies comparing EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) with EUS-guided fine-needle biopsy (EUS-FNB) for the evaluation of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) are lacking. We aimed at comparing EUS-FNA with EUS-FNB in terms of Ki-67 proliferative index (PI) estimation capability, cellularity of the samples, and reliability of Ki-67 PI/tumor grading compared with surgical specimens. Methods Patients diagnosed with pNETs on EUS and/or surgical specimens we...
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#1Serena Ammendola (University of Verona)H-Index: 2
#2Giulia Turri (University of Verona)H-Index: 9
Last. Valeria Barresi (University of Verona)H-Index: 26
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In stage II colorectal carcinoma (CRC), adjuvant chemotherapy is reserved to cases at high risk of adverse outcome. This study aims to investigate the prognostic value of tumor budding (TB) and poorly differentiated clusters (PDC) in this setting. In a cohort of 149 patients with surgically resected stage II CRC not undergoing neoadjuvant or adjuvant treatments, we assessed the prognostic value of several clinical-pathological variables, including PDC and TB, on cancer-specific survival (CSS). R...
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#1Giulia Turri (University of Verona)H-Index: 9
#2Valeria Barresi (University of Verona)H-Index: 26
Last. Corrado Pedrazzani (University of Verona)H-Index: 3
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Although stage I and II colon cancers (CC) generally show a very good prognosis, a small proportion of these patients dies from recurrent disease. The identification of high-risk patients, who may benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy, becomes therefore essential. We retrospectively evaluated 107 cases of stage I (n = 28, 26.2%) and II (n = 79, 73.8%) CC for correlations among preoperative inflammatory markers, histopathological factors and long-term prognosis. A neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio grea...
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#1Serena AmmendolaH-Index: 2
#2Ilaria GirolamiH-Index: 6
Last. Albino EccherH-Index: 17
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BACKGROUND The complications of fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) are rare but can be challenging for performing physicians to diagnose and manage. This type of procedure is perceived as routine and devoid of substantial risks, but uncommon complications can occur and need to be addressed with careful workup. CASE REPORT A FNAC procedure for a young female patient with multiple thyroid nodules was requested by her general practitioner. After the FNAC thyroid procedure, a carotid wall hemato...
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#1Anna Caliò (University of Verona)
#1Anna Caliò (University of Verona)H-Index: 16
Last. Guido Martignoni (University of Verona)H-Index: 75
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Summary Recently cabozantinib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor with activity against VEGF, MET, AXL, and downregulating cathepsin K in vitro, has been proposed for the treatment of advanced clear and non-clear renal cell carcinomas. Since it is well known that cathepsin K is expressed in the majority of MiT family translocation renal cell carcinomas, we investigated cathepsin K, MET, AXL, and VEGF in a large series of those tumours, looking for possible predictive markers. We collected the clinicopa...
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#1Ilaria GirolamiH-Index: 6
#2Anil V. Parwani (OSU: Ohio State University)H-Index: 64
Last. Albino EccherH-Index: 17
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Background: Digital pathology has progressed over the last two decades, with many clinical and nonclinical applications. Transplantation pathology is a highly specialized field in which the majority of practicing pathologists do not have sufficient expertise to handle critical needs. In this context, digital pathology has proven to be useful as it allows for timely access to expert second-opinion teleconsultation. The aim of this study was to review the experience of the application of digital p...
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