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Aspirin in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 (RECOVERY): a randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial.

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<h4>Background</h4>Aspirin has been proposed as a treatment for COVID-19 on the basis of its anti-thrombotic properties. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of aspirin in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19.<h4>Methods</h4>In this randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial, several possible treatments were compared with usual care in patients hospitalised ... Read more >>

Lancet (Lancet (London, England))
[2021, :]

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COVID-19, Acute Myocardial Injury and Infarction

Armando Del Prete, Francesca Conway, Domenico Giovanni Della Rocca, Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, Francesco De Felice, Carmine Musto, Marco Picichè, Eugenio Martuscelli, Andrea Natale, Francesco Versaci,

Synopsis SARS-CoV-2 can affect the cardiovascular system yielding a wide range of complications, including acute myocardial injury. The myocardium can be damaged by direct viral invasion or indirect mechanisms, sustained by systemic inflammation, immune-mediated response and dysregulation of the renin-angiotensin system. Myocardial injury affects about one-quarter of patients with COVID-19, ... Read more >>

Card Electrophysiol Clin (Cardiac electrophysiology clinics)
[2021, :]

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Rate of lung function decline slows in the 3 years after targeted lung denervation in COPD.

Jorine E Hartman, Francesca Conway, Bruno Degano, Sonja W S Augustijn, Felix J F Herth, Anna Mayr, Samarmar Chacaroun, James Tonkin, Arschang Valipour, Dirk-Jan Slebos,

Respir Med (Respiratory medicine)
[2021, 188:106604]

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Endobronchial Coil System versus Standard-of-Care Medical Management in the Treatment of Subjects with Severe Emphysema.

Karin Klooster, Arschang Valipour, Charles-Hugo Marquette, Jacques Boutros, Hervé Mal, Armelle Marceau, Pallav L Shah, Francesca Conway, Gaëtan Deslée, Arnaud Bourdin, Christophe Pison, Christian Grah, Martin Hetzel, Christian Schumann, Romain Kessler, Ralf-Harto Huebner, Dirk Skowasch, Kaid Darwiche, Peter Hammerl, Franz Stanzel, Michaela Bezzi, Hervé Dutau, Felix J F Herth, Dirk-Jan Slebos,

<h4>Background</h4>Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction using endobronchial coils is a new treatment for patients with severe emphysema. To date, the benefits have been modest and have been suggested to be much larger in patients with severe hyperinflation and nonmulti-comorbidity.<h4>Objective</h4>We aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of endobronchial coil treatment in ... Read more >>

Respiration (Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases)
[2021, 100(8):804-810]

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Tocilizumab in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 (RECOVERY): a randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial.

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<h4>Background</h4>In this study, we aimed to evaluate the effects of tocilizumab in adult patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 with both hypoxia and systemic inflammation.<h4>Methods</h4>This randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial (Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy [RECOVERY]), is assessing several possible treatments in patients hospitalised with COVID-19 in the UK. Those ... Read more >>

Lancet (Lancet (London, England))
[2021, 397(10285):1637-1645]

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Convalescent plasma in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 (RECOVERY): a randomised controlled, open-label, platform trial.

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<h4>Background</h4>Many patients with COVID-19 have been treated with plasma containing anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies. We aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of convalescent plasma therapy in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19.<h4>Methods</h4>This randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial (Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy [RECOVERY]) is assessing several possible treatments in patients hospitalised ... Read more >>

Lancet (Lancet (London, England))
[2021, 397(10289):2049-2059]

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Francesco G Martire, Errico Zupi, Lucia Lazzeri, Giulia Morosetti, Francesca Conway, Gabriele Centini, Eugenio Solima, Adalgisa Pietropolli, Emilio Piccione, Caterina Exacoustos,

J Ultrasound Med (Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine)
[2021, 40(10):2259]

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Two-Year Outcomes for the Double-Blind, Randomized, Sham-Controlled Study of Targeted Lung Denervation in Patients with Moderate to Severe COPD: AIRFLOW-2.

Arschang Valipour, Pallav L Shah, Felix J Herth, Christophe Pison, Christian Schumann, Ralf-Harto Hübner, Peter I Bonta, Romain Kessler, Wolfgang Gesierich, Kaid Darwiche, Bernd Lamprecht, Thierry Perez, Dirk Skowasch, Gaetan Deslee, Armelle Marceau, Frank C Sciurba, Reinoud Gosens, Jorine E Hartman, Francesca Conway, Marina Duller, Martin Mayse, Holly S Norman, Dirk-Jan Slebos, ,

<h4>Purpose</h4>COPD exacerbations are associated with worsening clinical outcomes and increased healthcare costs, despite use of optimal medical therapy. A novel bronchoscopic therapy, targeted lung denervation (TLD), which disrupts parasympathetic pulmonary innervation of the lung, has been developed to reduce clinical consequences of cholinergic hyperactivity and its impact on COPD exacerbations. ... Read more >>

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis (International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
[2020, 15:2807-2816]

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Adolescence and endometriosis: symptoms, ultrasound signs and early diagnosis.

Francesco G Martire, Lucia Lazzeri, Francesca Conway, Terry Siciliano, Adalgisa Pietropolli, Emilio Piccione, Eugenio Solima, Gabriele Centini, Errico Zupi, Caterina Exacoustos,

<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the ultrasonographic presence of different forms of endometriosis and the associated clinical symptoms in adolescent women.<h4>Design</h4>Retrospective observational study.<h4>Setting</h4>University hospital.<h4>Patient(s)</h4>Two hundred and seventy women aged 12-20 years referred to the gynecologic ultrasound unit from January 2014 to June 2019.<h4>Intervention(s)</h4>Two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and power Doppler ultrasound (US) pelvic examination (transvaginal or transrectal ... Read more >>

Fertil Steril (Fertility and sterility)
[2020, 114(5):1049-1057]

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Transvaginal Ultrasound Findings After Laparoscopic Rectosigmoid Segmental Resection for Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis.

Francesco G Martire, Errico Zupi, Lucia Lazzeri, Giulia Morosetti, Francesca Conway, Gabriele Centini, Eugenio Solima, Adalgisa Pietropolli, Emilio Piccione, Caterina Exacoustos,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To evaluate transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) findings in patients who underwent segmental rectosigmoid resection for deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) and to correlate postsurgical ultrasound findings with symptoms.<h4>Methods</h4>A retrospective study including 50 premenopausal women with bowel endometriosis who underwent segmental rectosigmoid resection was conducted. Within 12 months after surgery, a TVUS examination was ... Read more >>

J Ultrasound Med (Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine)
[2021, 40(6):1219-1228]

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Ultrasonography and Atypical Sites of Endometriosis.

Stefano Guerriero, Francesca Conway, Maria Angela Pascual, Betlem Graupera, Silvia Ajossa, Manuela Neri, Eleonora Musa, Marcelo Pedrassani, Juan Luis Alcazar,

In the present pictorial we show the ultrasonographic appearances of endometriosis in atypical sites. Scar endometriosis may present as a hypoechoic solid nodule with hyperechoic spots while umbilical endometriosis may appear as solid or partially cystic areas with ill-defined margins. In the case of endometriosis of the rectus muscle, ultrasonography ... Read more >>

Diagnostics (Basel) (Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland))
[2020, 10(6):]

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New Sonographic Classification of Adenomyosis: Do Type and Degree of Adenomyosis Correlate to Severity of Symptoms?

Caterina Exacoustos, Giulia Morosetti, Francesca Conway, Sara Camilli, Francesco Giuseppe Martire, Lucia Lazzeri, Emilio Piccione, Errico Zupi,

<h4>Study objective</h4>To correlate the type and degree of adenomyosis, scored through a new system based on the features of transvaginal sonography, to patients' symptoms and fertility.<h4>Design</h4>This is a multicenter, observational, prospective study.<h4>Setting</h4>Two endometriosis tertiary referral centers (University of Rome "Tor Vergata" and University of Siena).<h4>Patients</h4>A total of 108 patients with ... Read more >>

J Minim Invasive Gynecol (Journal of minimally invasive gynecology)
[2020, 27(6):1308-1315]

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Non-pharmacological management of gestational diabetes: The role of myo-inositol.

Federica Di Guardo, Jessica Marika Currò, Gaetano Valenti, Paola Rossetti, Luisa Maria Di Gregorio, Francesca Conway, Benito Chiofalo, Simone Garzon, Simone Bruni, Gianluca Rizzo,

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is the most common metabolic disorder occurring in pregnancy. GDM plays an important role in the current diabetes epidemic: exposure to a high glycemic environment during the early stages of development increases the risk of the fetus to develop type two diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in adult ... Read more >>

J Complement Integr Med (Journal of complementary & integrative medicine)
[2019, 17(2):]

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An overview on the relationship between endometriosis and infertility: the impact on sexuality and psychological well-being.

Valentina Lucia La Rosa, Fabio Barra, Benito Chiofalo, Alessio Platania, Federica Di Guardo, Francesca Conway, Silvia Di Angelo Antonio, Li-Te Lin,

<b>Purpose:</b> Women with endometriosis represent a significant proportion of all outpatient gynecological consultations. Endometriosis is a benign chronic condition characterized by the spreading of endometrial-like tissue outside the uterus. A correlation between endometriosis and infertility has been strongly underlined in the literature about the topic: recent data suggest that up ... Read more >>

J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol (Journal of psychosomatic obstetrics and gynaecology)
[2020, 41(2):93-97]

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Contemporary Concise Review 2018: Lung cancer and pleural disease.

Francesca M Conway, Justin L Garner, Christopher M Orton, Karthi Srikanthan, Samuel V Kemp, Pallav L Shah,

Respirology (Respirology (Carlton, Vic.))
[2019, 24(5):475-483]

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Ulipristal acetate therapy increases ultrasound features of adenomyosis: a good treatment given in an erroneous diagnosis of uterine fibroids.

Francesca Conway, Giulia Morosetti, Sara Camilli, Francesco Giuseppe Martire, Giuseppe Sorrenti, Emilio Piccione, Errico Zupi, Caterina Exacoustos,

Ulipristal acetate (UPA) is used for medical treatment of uterine fibroids. The aim of this study was to describe the effects on painful symptoms and the sonographic uterine modifications in patients with adenomyosis erroneously treated with UPA. This is an observational study on six women affected by adenomyosis and treated ... Read more >>

Gynecol Endocrinol (Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology)
[2019, 35(3):207-210]

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Coils to aid recoil: a bronchoscopic approach to lung reduction surgery in emphysema.

Francesca Conway, Simon Dubrey,

Br J Hosp Med (Lond) (British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005))
[2018, 79(1):51]

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Fertility Sparing Strategies in Patients Affected by Placental Site Trophoblastic Tumor.

Benito Chiofalo, Vittorio Palmara, Antonio Simone Laganà, Onofrio Triolo, Salvatore Giovanni Vitale, Francesca Conway, Giuseppe Santoro,

<h4>Opinion statement</h4>Placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT) is the least common and the most ambiguous gestational trophoblastic tumor. Presentation of PSTT may occur in the course of gestation or from 1 week to 14 years after a normal or an abnormal pregnancy (mole, ectopic pregnancy, abortion). The indicators of aggressive behavior for this ... Read more >>

Curr Treat Options Oncol (Current treatment options in oncology)
[2017, 18(10):58]

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Diagnosing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Francesca Conway, Azeem Majeed, Graham Easton,

BMJ (BMJ (Clinical research ed.))
[2015, 351:h6171]

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Authors' reply to Brusasco and colleagues and Quanjer and colleagues.

Francesca Conway, Azeem Majeed, Graham Easton,

BMJ (BMJ (Clinical research ed.))
[2016, 352:i400]

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Large mucocele of the appendix at laparoscopy presenting as an adnexal mass in a postmenopausal woman: a case report.

Elvira Paladino, Maria Bellantone, Francesca Conway, Francesco Sesti, Emilio Piccione, Adalgisa Pietropolli,

A 79-year-old female was referred to our Gynecologic Department presenting with a pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), showing an adnexal mass, later confirmed at the pelvic examination. The patient's routine laboratory tests were normal. A sonographic examination was performed with inconclusive results. Although the ultrasonography excluded the presence of vascularization ... Read more >>

Case Rep Obstet Gynecol (Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology)
[2014, 2014:486078]

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