Vittorio Vavassori
Internal medicineRadiologyUrologySurgeryOncologyRetrospective cohort studyProspective cohort studyProstateFecal incontinenceHormonal therapyAbdominal surgeryProstate cancerRectumPopulationNuclear medicineRadiation therapyMedicineGastroenterology
Publications 70
#1Orazio CaffoH-Index: 36
#2Renzo ColomboH-Index: 57
Last. Vittorio VavassoriH-Index: 18
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#1Fernando Munoz (AUSL: Academy for Urban School Leadership)H-Index: 11
#2Giuseppe SanguinetiH-Index: 37
Last. A. FaiellaH-Index: 5
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Background: Baseline urinary incontinence (UI) strongly modulates UI recovery after adjuvant/salvage radiotherapy (ART/SRT), inducing clinicians to postpone it “as much as possible”, maximizing UI recovery but possibly reducing efficacy. This series aims to analyze the trend of UI recovery and its predictors at radiotherapy start. Methods: A population of 408 patients treated with ART/SRT enrolled in a cohort study ( #NCT02803086) aimed at developing predictive models of radiat...
#1Luca TriggianiH-Index: 15
#2Rosario MazzolaH-Index: 19
Last. Stefano Maria MagriniH-Index: 25
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The aim of the present study was to explore the potential impact of upfront metastases-directed therapy (MDT) in terms of prolongation of castration-sensitive phase in a series of oligorecurrent castration-sensitive prostate cancer (PC) patients. The present article is a multicenter retrospective study. The population of interest was castrate-sensitive oligorecurrent PC, defined as the presence of 1-3 uptakes in non-visceral sites such as bones or nodes detected by means of 18F-Choline PET/CT or...
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#2Paolo GhirardelliH-Index: 6
Last. Vittorio VavassoriH-Index: 18
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#1Andrea BresolinH-Index: 1
#2A. FaiellaH-Index: 5
Last. Cesare CozzariniH-Index: 43
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Abstract Background and purpose To assess bowel dose-volume relationships for acute patient-reported intestinal symptoms of patients treated with whole-pelvis intensity-modulated radiotherapy (WPRT) for prostate cancer. Materials and methods Complete data of 415 patients enrolled in a multi institute, prospective trial (#NCT02803086) treated with radical (31%), adjuvant (33%) and salvage (36%) intent at a median dose to pelvic nodes/lymph-nodal area of 53Gy were available. The most severe change...
#1Barbara Alicja Jereczek-Fossa (IEO: European Institute of Oncology)H-Index: 36
#2Mauro PalazziH-Index: 11
Last. Carlo Pietro SoattiH-Index: 4
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Lombardy has represented the Italian and European epicenter of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Although most clinical efforts within hospitals were diverted towards the care of virally infected patients, therapies for patients with cancer, including radiotherapy (RT), have continued. During both the first and second pandemic waves, several national and regional organizations provided Italian and Lombardian RT departments with detailed guidelines aimed at ensuring safe treatment...
#1Paolo GhirardelliH-Index: 6
#2Davide FranceschiniH-Index: 19
Last. Giovanni Luca CeresoliH-Index: 44
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Abstract Objectives No standard treatment option is available for patients with unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) progressing after upfront chemotherapy. We aimed to explore the role of focal radiotherapy (FRT) as a treatment modality for oligo-progressive MPM. Materials and Methods In this retrospective study, consecutive patients pretreated with ≥1 lines of chemotherapy were included. Oligo-progressive MPM was defined as an unresectable disease with radiological progression at ...
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#3Giulia Marvaso (IEO: European Institute of Oncology)H-Index: 14
#6L.F. CazzanigaH-Index: 6
Last. Sandro TonoliH-Index: 10
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Italy experienced one of the world’s severest COVID-19 outbreak, with Lombardy being the most afflicted region. However, the imposed safety measures allowed to flatten the epidemic curve and hence to ease the restrictions and inaugurate, on the 4th of May 2020, the Italian phase (P) 2 of the pandemic. The present survey study, endorsed by CODRAL and AIRO-L, aimed to assess how radiotherapy (RT) departments in Lombardy have dealt with the recovery. A questionnaire dealing with the management of p...
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#1Andrea Bresolin (UniSR: Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)H-Index: 1
Last. Cesare Cozzarini (UniSR: Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)H-Index: 43
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Objective. To investigate predictors of patient-reported urinary incontinence (PRUI) in the first 2 years after post-prostatectomy radiotherapy (PORT) with particular emphasis on possible dose-effect relationships. Patients and Methods. Two-hundred-thirteen patients, whose clinical and dosimetric data were prospectively collected within a registered multi-institutional cohort study, underwent PORT with adjuvant (n=106) or salvage (n=107) intent with conventional (n=123, prescribed dose to the pr...