Roberto Cianni

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UNLABELLED A multicenter analysis was conducted to evaluate the main prognostic factors driving survival after radioembolization using yttrium-90-labeled resin microspheres in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma at eight European centers. In total, 325 patients received a median activity of 1.6 GBq between September 2003 and December 2009, predominantly(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of colorectal cancer (CRC) liver metastasis radioembolization with yttrium-90 (Y90), assessing toxicity and survival rates in patients with no response to chemotherapy through our 3-year experience. From February 2005 to January 2008, we treated 41 patients affected by CRC from a cohort of(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS The European Network on Radioembolization with Yttrium-90 resin microspheres study group (ENRY) conducted a retrospective study to evaluate the outcomes among elderly (≥ 70 years) and younger patients (<70 years) with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who received radioembolization at 8 European centers. METHODS Patients with(More)
INTRODUCTION Our aim was to assess the prognostic value of post-treatment decrease in total lesion glycolysis (ΔTLG) assessed by 2-[(18)F]-fluorodeoxyglucose ([(18)F] FDG) PET-CT performed 6weeks after (90)Y radioembolization ((90)Y RE) in patients affected by intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC). METHODS A total of 18 patients were accepted into our(More)
OBJECTIVES The decay of 90Y has a minor branch to the O+ first excited state of 89Zr, the de-excitation of which to the fundamental state is followed by a β+–β- emission that has been used recently for biodistribution assessment after selective internal radiotherapy (SIRT) treatments. The purpose of the present study is to demonstrate the feasibility of 90Y(More)
OBJECTIVES To demonstrate the feasibility of 90Y-PET imaging for biodistribution assessment after selective internal radiotherapy treatments with 90Y-microspheres, comparing the results with 99mTc-macroaggregated albumin (MAA) images obtained with single-photon emission computed tomography. METHODS Preliminary studies were performed with the aim of(More)
BACKGROUND Ocular melanoma (OM) metastasizes to the liver and is rapidly fatal despite aggressive therapy. Yttrium-90 microspheres (radioembolization) delivered via the hepatic artery is an established and effective approach for primary and metastatic hepatic tumors, although (90)Y use in OM has not been reported previously. METHODS A retrospective review(More)
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic (TIPS) is radiological technique that has opened up new therapeutic horizons in the treatment of portal hypertension. Technically, the procedure includes catheterizing of the suprahepatic veins, prevalently right or middle, by means of transjugular access, and the creation of an intrahepatic path with the main portal(More)
Metastatic breast cancer is a heterogeneous disease, commonly affecting the liver. We report our experience with 90Y radioembolisation (RE) and its effects on the survival of patients with treatment-refractory breast cancer liver metastases. A total of 77 female patients affected by breast cancer were accepted into our department for RE. Inclusion criteria(More)
This study was done to evaluate the effectiveness of radioembolisation of liver metastases with yttrium 90 (Y-90) in patients with no response to chemotherapy. From February 2005 to January 2008, we treated 110 patients affected by liver metastatic disease from colorectal, breast, gastric, pancreatic, pulmonary, oesophageal and pharyngeal cancers and from(More)