Dr. Antonio  Ruggiero

Dr. Antonio Ruggiero

Head of Academic Department/Faculty
Catholic University of Rome, Italy


Highest Degree
M.D. in Pediatric Oncology from Catholic University of Rome, Italy

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
General Pediatric Oncology
62%
Brain Tumors
90%
Haematology
75%
Intrathecal Chemotherapy
55%

Education

1998

M.D.

Catholic University of Rome, Italy

Pediatric Oncology

Selected Publications

  1. Scalzone, M., A. Ruggiero, S. Mastrangelo, G. Trombatore, V. Ridola, P. Maurizi and R. Riccardi, 2016. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis and visceral leishmaniasis in children: Case report and systematic review of literature. J. Infect. Dev. Ctries., 10: 103-108.
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  2. Ruggiero, A., D. Rizzo, M. Amato and R. Riccardi, 2016. Management of hyperleukocytosis. Curr. Treat. Options Oncol., Vol. 17, No. 2. 10.1007/s11864-015-0387-8.
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  3. Ruggiero, A., D. Rizzo, G. Trombatore, P. Maurizi and R. Riccardi, 2016. The ability of mannitol to decrease cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in children: Real or not? Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol., 77: 19-26.
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  4. Peruzzi, L., L. Iuvone, A. Ruggiero, C. Colosimo, M.C. Stefanini and R. Riccardi, 2016. Neuropsychological deterioration predicts tumor progression in a young boy with bithalamic glioma. Applied Neuropsychol.: Child, 5: 76-81.
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  5. Fetoni, A.R., A. Ruggiero, D. Lucidi, E. de Corso, B. Sergi, G. Conti and G. Paludetti, 2016. Audiological monitoring in children treated with platinum chemotherapy. Audiol. Neurotol., 21: 203-211.
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  6. Falsini, B., G. Iarossi, A. Chiaretti, A. Ruggiero and L. Manni et al., 2016. NGF eye-drops topical administration in patients with retinitis pigmentosa, a pilot study. J. Transl. Med., Vol. 14. 10.1186/s12967-015-0750-3.
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  7. Falsini, B., A. Chiaretti, D. Rizzo, M. Piccardi and A. Ruggiero et al., 2016. Nerve growth factor improves visual loss in childhood optic gliomas: A randomized, double-blind, phase II clinical trial. Brain, 139: 404-414.
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  8. Rizzo, D., M. Scalzone, A. Ruggiero, P. Maurizi and G. Attina et al., 2015. Temozolomide in the treatment of newly diagnosed diffuse brainstem glioma in children: A broken promise? J. Chemother., 27: 106-110.
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  9. Rizzo, D., A. Ruggiero, M. Martini, V. Rizzo, P. Maurizi and R. Riccardi, 2015. Molecular biology in pediatric high-grade glioma: Impact on prognosis and treatment. BioMed Res. Int. 10.1155/2015/215135.
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  10. Minucci, A., A. Ruggiero, G. Canu, P. Maurizi and M. de Bonis et al., 2015. Co-inheritance of G6PD and PK deficiencies in a neonate carrying a Novel UGT1A1 genotype associated to Crigler-Najjar type II syndrome. Pediatr. Blood Cancer, 62: 1680-1681.
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  11. Timeus, F., N. Crescenzio, D. Longoni, A. Doria and L. Foglia et al., 2014. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria clones in children with acquired aplastic anemia: A multicentre study. PLoS ONE, Vol. 9. 10.1371/journal.pone.0101948.
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  12. Maurizi, P., I. Russo, D. Rizzo, A. Chiaretti and P. Coccia et al., 2014. Safe lumbar puncture under analgo-sedation in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Int. J. Clin. Oncol., 19: 173-177.
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  13. Cefalo, G., M. Massimino, A. Ruggiero, G. Barone and V. Ridola et al., 2014. Temozolomide is an active agent in children with recurrent medulloblastoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor: An Italian multi-institutional phase II trial. Neuro-Oncology, 16: 748-753.
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  14. Arlotta, A., M.G. Cefalo, P. Maurizi, A. Ruggiero, I. Dodi and R. Riccardi, 2014. Critical pulmonary infection due to nontuberculous mycobacterium in pediatric leukemia: Report of a difficult diagnosis and review of pediatric series. J. Pediatr. Hematol./Oncol., 36: 66-70.
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  15. Ruggiero, A., S. Triarico, G. Trombatore, A. Battista, F. Dell'Acqua, C. Rizzari and R. Riccardi, 2013. Incidence, clinical features and management of hypersensitivity reactions to chemotherapeutic drugs in children with cancer. Eur. J. Clin. Pharmacol., 69: 1739-1746.
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  16. Ruggiero, A., R. Arena, A. Battista, D. Rizzo, G. Attina and R. Riccardi, 2013. Azole interactions with multidrug therapy in pediatric oncology. Eur. J. Clin. Pharmacol., 69: 1-10.
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  17. Ruggiero, A., P. Coccia, R. Arena, P. Maurizi and A. Battista et al., 2013. Efficacy and safety of transdermal buprenorphine in the management of children with cancer‐related pain. Pediatric Blood Cancer, 60: 433-437.
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  18. Ruggiero, A., G. Trombatore, S. Triarico, R. Arena and P. Ferrara et al., 2013. Platinum compounds in children with cancer: Toxicity and clinical management. Anticancer Drugs, 24: 1007-1019.
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  19. Ruggiero, A., D. Rizzo, G. Attina, I. Lazzareschi and P. Maurizi et al., 2013. Phase I study of temozolomide combined with oral etoposide in children with malignant glial tumors. J. Neurooncol., 113: 513-518.
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  20. Puma, N., A. Ruggiero, M. Scalzone, P. Coccia and S. Triarico et al., 2013. Platinum compounds and sodium metabolism in children with diencephalic glioma. J. Neuro-Oncol., 115: 113-117.
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  21. Ferrara, P., G. Bottaro, S. Angeletti, A. Gatto and O. Vitelli et al., 2013. Salivary alpha-amylase: A new non-invasive biomarker for assessment of pain perception in epileptic children. Acta Neurol. Belg, 113: 279-283.
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  22. Ruggiero, A., M.G. Cefalo, P. Coccia, S. Mastrangelo, P. Maurizi and R. Riccardi, 2012. The role of diet on the clinical pharmacology of oral antineoplastic agents. Eur. J. Clin. Pharmacol., 68: 115-122.
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  23. Ruggiero, A., G. de Rosa, D. Rizzo, A. Leo and P. Maurizi et al., 2012. Myocardial performance index and biochemical markers for early detection of doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Int. J. Clin. Oncol., 18: 927-933.
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  24. Coccia, P., S. Mastrangelo, A. Ruggiero, M. Scalzone, A. Rosolen, P. Maurizi and R. Riccardi, 2012. Treatment of pharyngeal non‐Hodgkin lymphoma in a patient with Wiskott‐Aldrich syndrome. Pediatric Blood Cancer, 59: 318-319.
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  25. Coccia, P., A. Ruggiero, V. Rufini, P. Maurizi and G. Attina et al., 2012. Cardiac metastases of ewing sarcoma detected by 18F-FDG PET/CT. J. Pediatr Hematol./Oncol., 34: 236-238.
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  26. Coccia, P., A. Ruggiero, S. Mastrangelo, G. Attina and M. Scalzone et al., 2012. Management of children with Thrombocytopenia‐absent radius syndrome: An institutional experience. J. Paediatrics Child Health, 48: 166-169.
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  27. Coccia, P., A. Ruggiero, G. Attina, G. Cerchiara and A. Battista et al., 2012. Chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in children: Predictive factors and outcome. Central Eur. J. Med., 7: 525-528.
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  28. Cefalo, M.G., A. Arlotta, P. Maurizi, I. Russo and I. Sani et al., 2012. Human parvovirus B19 and epstein-barr virus co-infection in a child with hereditary spherocytosis. Eur. Rev. Med. Pharmacol. Sci., 16: 265-269.
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  29. Battista, A., A. Ruggiero, P. Coccia, R. Arena, G. Attina and R. Riccardi, 2012. Vaccination in children with cancer: A debate. Central Eur. J. Med., 7: 137-141.
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  30. Ruggiero, A., A. Battista, R. Arena, D. Rizzo, P. Coccia and R. Riccardi, 2011. Acute hyperleucocitosis: A medical emergency in pediatric oncology. Eur. J. Oncol., 16: 221-231.

  31. Ruggiero, A., A. Battista, P. Coccia, G. Attina and R. Riccardi, 2011. How to manage vaccinations in children with cancer. Pediatric Blood Cancer, 57: 1104-1108.
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  32. Rizzo, D., G. Barone, A. Ruggiero, P. Maurizi, I.F. Furfaro, M. Castagneto and R. Riccardi, 2011. Massive venous thrombosis of inferior vena cava as primary manifestation of renal Ewing's sarcoma. Clin. Nephrol., 75: 560-566.
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  33. Rizzo, D., A. Arlotta, P. Maurizi, A. Ruggiero, G. Attina and R. Riccardi, 2011. Gastric adenocarcinoma presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy in a 14-year-old girl. J. Pediatr Hematol. Oncol., 33: e213-e215.
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  34. Ridola, V., G. Barone, I. Lazzareschi, A. Ruggiero, D. Rizzo and R. Riccardi, 2011. Feasibility study of 21-day-on/7-day-off temozolomide in children with brain tumors. J. Neuro-Oncol., 103: 147-153.
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  35. Piastra, M., D. Pietrini, A. Ruggiero, D. Rizzo and L. Marzano et al., 2011. Tension chylothorax complicating acute malignant airway obstruction. Pediatr Emerg Care, 27: 406-408.
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  36. Mastrangelo, S., V. Rufini, A. Ruggiero, A. Di Giannatale and R. Riccardi, 2011. Treatment ofadvanced neuroblastoma in children over 1 year of age: The critical role of 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine combined with chemotherapy in a rapid induction regimen. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 56: 1032-1040.
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  37. Iuvone, L., L. Peruzzi, C. Colosimo, G. Tamburrini and M. Caldarelli et al., 2011. Pretreatment neuropsychological deficits in children with brain tumors. Neuro-oncology, 13: 517-524.
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  38. Falsini, B., A. Chiaretti, G. Barone, M. Piccardi and F. Pierri et al., 2011. Topical nerve growth factor as a visual rescue strategy in pediatric optic gliomas a pilot study including electrophysiology. Neurorehabilitation Neural Repair, 25: 512-520.
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  39. Chiaretti, A., G. Barone, D. Rigante, A. Ruggiero and F. Pierri et al., 2011. Intranasal lidocaine and midazolam for procedural sedation in children. Arch. Dis. Childhood, 96: 160-163.
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  40. Chiaretti, A., A. Ruggiero, P. Coccia, A. Antonelli and F. Pierri et al., 2011. Expression of liquoral neuroprotection markers in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Leukemia Res., 35: 1467-1471.
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  41. Chiaretti, A., A. Ruggiero, E. Barbi, F. Pierri and P. Maurizi et al., 2011. Comparison of propofol versus propofol-ketamine combination in pediatric oncologic procedures performed by non‐anesthesiologists. Pediatric Blood Cancer, 57: 1163-1167.
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  42. Scalzone, M., P. Coccia, G. Cerchiara, P. Maurizi, S. Mastrangelo, A. Ruggiero and R. Riccardi, 2010. Errors involving patients receiving intrathecal chemotherapy. J. Chemother., 22: 83-87.
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  43. Ruggiero, A., G. Barone, G. Margani, L. Nanni, M. Pittiruti and R. Riccardi, 2010. Groshong catheter‐related complications in children with cancer. Pediatric Blood Cancer, 54: 947-951.
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  44. Ruggiero, A., D. Rizzo, S. Mastrangelo, D. Battaglia, G. Attina and R. Riccardi, 2010. Interactions between antiepileptic and chemotherapeutic drugs in children with brain tumors: Is it time to change treatment? Pediatr. Blood Cancer, 54: 193-198.
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  45. Ruggiero, A., D. Rizzo, G. Attina, I. Lazzareschi and S. Mastrangelo et al., 2010. Phase I study of temozolomide combined with oral etoposide in children with recurrent or progressive medulloblastoma. Eur. J. Cancer, 46: 2943-2949.
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  46. Onesimo, R., D. Rizzo, A. Ruggiero and P. Valentini, 2010. Intravenous immunoglobulin therapy for anti-E hemolytic disease in the newborn. J. Maternal-Fetal Neonatal Med., 23: 1059-1061.
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  47. Cefalo, M.G., P. Maurizi, A. Arlotta, M. Scalzone, G. Attina, A. Ruggiero and R. Riccardi, 2010. Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: A chemotherapy-related toxicity in children with malignancies. Paediatr Drugs, 12: 277-284.
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  48. Scalzone, M., P. Coccia, P. Maurizi, G. Attina and L. Liotti et al., 2009. Aplastic anaemia in childhood. Description of two cases and review of the literature. Centr. Eur. J. Med., 4: 363-368.
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  49. Scalzone, M., P. Coccia, A. Ruggiero, I. Lazzareschi, S. Mastrangelo and R. Riccardi, 2009. The neurofibromatosis type 1: A dominantly inherited tumors-predisposing disorder. Centr. Eur. J. Med., 4: 11-16.
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  50. Scalzone, M., P. Coccia, A. Ruggiero, I. Lazzareschi, S. Mastrangelo and R. Riccardi, 2009. Diencephalic syndrome and brain tumours: A rare cause of growth failure. Eur. J. Oncol., 14: 53-56.

  51. Ruggiero, A., P. Coccia, M. Scalzone, G. Attina and R. Riccardi, 2009. Treatment of childhood sarcoma with irinotecan: Bilirubin level as a predictor of gastrointestinal toxicity. J. Chemother., 21: 693-697.
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  52. Ruggiero, A., G. Attina, M. Piastra, P. Maurizi, S. Mastrangelo, D. Pietrini and R. Riccardi, 2009. Severe hyperleukocytosis and multifocal intracranial haemorrhage: Not always a fatal outcome. Int. J. Hematol., 90: 87-90.
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  53. Chiaretti, A., A. Ruggiero, G. Barone, A. Antonelli and I. Lazzareschi et al., 2009. Propofol/alfentanil and propofol/ketamine procedural sedation in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: Safety, efficacy and their correlation with pain neuromediator expression. Eur. J. Cancer Care .

  54. Cefalo, M.G., A. Ruggiero, P. Maurizi, G. Attina, A. Arlotta and R. Riccardi, 2009. Pharmacological management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in children with cancer. J. Chemother., 21: 605-610.
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  55. Buonuomo, P.S., A. Ruggiero, M. Valeriani and P. Mariotti, 2009. Familial hypobetalipoproteinemia: Early neurological, hematological, and ocular manifestations in two affected twins responding to vitamin supplementation. Curr. Opin. Pediatr., 21: 824-827.
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  56. Attina, G., A. Ruggiero, P. Maurizi, A. Arlotta, A. Chiaretti and R. Riccardi, 2009. Transdermal buprenorphine in children with cancer-related pain. Pediatr. Blood Cancer, 52: 125-127.
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  57. Scalzone, M., P. Coccia, L. Liotti, I. Lazzareschi, A. Ruggiero and R. Riccardi, 2008. Neurofibromatosis type I and malignancy: A monoinstitutional report. Eur. J. Oncol., 13: 95-101.

  58. Ruggiero, A., V. Ridola, N. Puma, F. Molinari, P. Coccia, G. De Rosa and R. Riccardi, 2008. Anthracycline cardiotoxicity in childhood. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 25: 261-281.

  59. Ruggiero, A., G. Attina, M. Haber, P. Coccia, I. Lazzareschi and R. Riccardi, 2008. Assessment of chemotherapy-induced anemia in children with cancer. Centr. Eur. J. Med., 3: 341-345.
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  60. Ruggiero, A., F. Molinari, P. Coccia, G. Attina, P. Maurizi, R. Riccardi and L. Bonomo, 2008. MRI findings in Shwachman diamond syndrome. Pediatr. Blood Cancer, 50: 352-354.
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  61. Puma, N., A. Ruggiero, V. Ridola, P. Maurizi and I. Lazzareschi et al., 2008. Anthracycline-related cardiotoxicity: Risk factors and therapeuthic options in childhood cancers. Signa Vitae, 3: 30-34.
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  62. Piastra, M., D. De Luca, G. Zorzi, A. Ruggiero, M. Antonelli, G. Conti and D. Pietrini, 2008. Noninvasive ventilation in large postoperative flail chest. Pediatr. Blood Cancer, 51: 831-833.
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  63. Lazzareschi, I., G. Barone, A. Ruggiero, L. Liotti, P. Maurizi, L.M. Larocca and R. Riccardi, 2008. Paediatric Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease: A benign cause of fever and lymphadenopathy. Pediatr. Blood Can., 50: 119-123.
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  64. Ferrara, P., G. Marrone, V. Emmanuele, A. Nicoletti and A. Mastrangelo et al., 2008. Homotoxicological remedies versus desmopressin versus placebo in the treatment of enuresis: A randomised, double-blind, controlled trial. Pediatr. Nephrol., 23: 269-274.
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  65. Ferrara, P., A. Gatto, O. Vitelli, V. Romano, F. Del Bufalo, L. Romaniello and A. Ruggiero, 2008. Nocturnal enuresis in children: A review of the literature. Curr. Pediatr. Rev., 4: 120-131.
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  66. Falsini, B., L. Ziccardi, I. Lazzareschi, A. Ruggiero and L. Placentino et al., 2008. Longitudinal assessment of childhood optic gliomas: Relationship between flicker visual evoked potentials and magnetic resonance imaging findings. J. Neurooncol., 88: 87-96.
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  67. Crea, F., A. Ruggiero, O. Genovese, L. Tortorolo, G. Zorzi and A. Chiaretti, 2008. Safety and efficacy of two protocols for sedation in pediatric oncology procedures. Centr. Eur. J. Med., 3: 77-82.
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  68. Chiaretti, A., O. Genovese, A. Antonelli, L. Tortorolo, A. Ruggiero, B. Focarelli and C. Di Rocco, 2008. Patient-controlled analgesia with fentanil and midazolam in children with postoperative neurosurgical pain. Childs Nerv. Syst., 24: 119-124.
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  69. Ruggiero, A., P.S. Buonuomo, P. Maurizi, M.G. Cefalo, M. Corsello and R. Riccardi, 2007. Stevens-Johnson syndrome in children receiving phenobarbital therapy and cranial radiotherapy. J. Neurooncol., 85: 213-215.
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  70. Ruggiero, A., G. Barone, L. Liotti, A. Chiaretti, I. Lazzareschi and R. Riccardi, 2007. Safety and efficacy of fentanyl administered by patient controlled analgesia in children with cancer pain. Support Care Can., 15: 569-573.
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  71. Coccia, P., A. Ruggiero, G. Attina, P. Maurizi, I. Lazzareschi, F. Molinari and R. Riccardi, 2007. Shwachman diamond syndrome: An emergency challenge. Signa Vitae, 2: 10-13.
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  72. Buonuomo, P.S. and A. Ruggiero, 2007. Reply to Dr Christopher S Greeley. J. Perinatol., 27: 137-137.
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  73. Vollono, C., A. Capuano, I. Lazzareschi, A. Ruggiero and G. Attina et al., 2006. Acute aseptic meningitis inducing migraine-like attacks in a 7-year-old child. Eur. J. Neurol., 13: 552-552.
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  74. Ruggiero, A., P. Maurizi, L.M. Larocca, A. Arlotta and R. Riccardi, 2006. Childhood CD4+/CD56+ hematodermic neoplasm: case report and review of the literature. Haematologica, Vol., 91. .
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  75. Ruggiero, A., M.L. Annunziata, I. Lazzareschi, V. Ridola, G. Attina and R. Riccardi, 2006. Chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura in children: Case reports of spontaneous recovery without splenectomy. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 23: 471-475.
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  76. Ruggiero, A., G. Cefalo, M.L. Garre, M. Massimino and C. Colosimo et al., 2006. Phase II trial of temozolomide in children with recurrent high-grade glioma. J. Neurooncol., 77: 89-94.
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  77. Ruggiero, A., G. Attina, P. Maurizi, A. Mule and E. Tarquini et al., 2006. Rosai-Dorfman disease: Two case reports and diagnostic role of fine-needle aspiration cytology. J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 28: 103-106.
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  78. Buonuomo, P.S., A. Ruggiero, G. Zampino, P. Maurizi, G. Attina and R. Riccardi, 2006. A newborn with multiple fractures as first presentation of infantile myofibromatosis. J. Perinatol., 26: 653-655.
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  79. Bisogno, G., R. Riccardi, A. Ruggiero, G. Arcamone and A. Prete et al., 2006. Phase II study of a protracted irinotecan schedule in children with refractory or recurrent soft tissue sarcoma. Cancer, 106: 703-707.
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  80. Piastra, M., A. Ruggiero, E. Caresta, P. Granone, A. Chiaretti, G. Polidori and R. Riccardi, 2005. Critical presentation of pleuropulmonary blastoma. Pediatr. Surg. Int., 21: 223-226.
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  81. Piastra, M., A. Ruggiero, E. Caresta, A. Chiaretti, S. Pulitano, G. Polidori and R. Riccardi, 2005. Life-threatening presentation of mediastinal neoplasms: Report on 7 consecutive pediatric patients. Am. J. Emerg. Med., 23: 76-82.
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  82. Buonuomo, S.P., A. Ruggiero, I. Vasta, G. Attina, R. Riccardi and G. Zampino, 2005. Second case of hepatoblastoma in a young patient with Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 22: 623-628.
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  83. Trisciuzzi, M.T.S., R. Riccardi, M. Piccardi, G. Iarossi and L. Buzzonetti et al., 2004. A fast visual evoked potential method for functional assessment and follow-up of childhood optic gliomas. Clin. Neurophysiol., 115: 217-226.
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  84. Posteraro, B., S. Bruno, S. Boccia, A. Ruggiero and M. Sanguinetti et al., 2004. Candida parapsilosis bloodstream infection in pediatric oncology patients: Results of an epidemiologic investigation. Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol., 25: 641-645.
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  85. Piastra, M., M.P. Decarolis, A. Tempera, E. Caresta and G. Polidori et al., 2004. Massive congenital intracranial teratoma perioperative coagulation impairment. J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 26: 712-717.
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  86. Piastra, M., A. Ruggiero, A. Langer, E. Caresta and A. Chiaretti et al., 2004. Pulmonary hemorrhage complicating a typical hemolytic-uremic syndrome. Respiration, 71: 537-541.
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  87. Chiaretti, A., L. Aloe, A. Antonelli, A. Ruggiero and M. Piastra et al., 2004. Neurotrophic factor expression in childhood low-grade astrocytomas and ependymomas. Childs. Nerv. Syst., 20: 412-419.
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  88. Buonuomo, V., A. Ruggiero, G. Rando, C. D'Urzo, C. Manzoni and C. Pintus, 2004. Malignant retroperitoneal paraganglioma: Case report and review of the literature. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 21: 731-738.
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  89. Ruggiero, A., M. Piastra, A.M.C. Pistilli, S. Serretti, W. Beate, A. Chiaretti and R. Riccardi, 2003. Spontaneous fatal intracranial hemorrhage in a child with Evans syndrome. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 20: 403-408.
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  90. Riccardi, A., G. Mazzarella, G. Cefalo, M.L. Garre and M. Massimino et al., 2003. Pharmacokinetics of Temozolomide given three times a day in pediatric and adult patients. Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol., 52: 459-464.
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  91. Piastra, M., E. Caresta, A. Ruggiero, A. Chiaretti, G. Polidori and R. Riccardi, 2003. Management of critically ill children with mediastinal neoplasms: A 6-year survey from a single institution. Med. Pediatr. Oncol., 40: 329-331.
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  92. Piastra, M., A. Ruggiero, A. Tempera, A. Chiaretti, G. Polidori and R. Riccardi, 2003. Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia complicating a postneonatal pertussis pneumonia. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 20: 551-555.
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  93. Ruggiero, A. and R. Riccardi, 2002. Interventions for anemia in pediatric cancer patients. Med. Pediatr. Oncol., 39: 451-454.
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  94. Massimino, M., F. Spreafico, G. Cefalo, J.D. Tesoro-Tess and R. Riccardi et al., 2002. High response rate to cisplatin/etoposide regimen in childhood low-grade glioma. J. Clin. Oncol., 20: 4209-4216.
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  95. Lazzareschi, I., A. Ruggiero, R. Riccardi, G. Attina, C. Colosimo and A. Lasorella, 2002. Hypersensitivity reactions to carboplatin in children. J. Neurooncol., 58: 33-37.
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  96. Iuvone, L., P. Mariotti, C. Colosimo, F. Guzzetta, A. Ruggiero and R. Riccardi, 2002. Long-term cognitive outcome, brain computed tomography scan and magnetic resonance imaging in children cured for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer, 95: 2562-2570.
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  97. Ferrara, P., C. D'Aleo, A. Ruggiero, P.F. Paoletti and M.L. Chiozza et al., 2002. Plasma antidiuretic hormone levels in children with spina bifida. Urol. Int., 68: 144-147.
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  98. Di Francesco, A.M., A. Ruggiero and R. Riccardi, 2002. Cellular and molecular aspects of drugs of the future: Oxaliplatin. Cell. Mol. Life Sci., 59: 1914-1927.
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  99. Ruggiero, A., V. Conter, M. Milani, E. Biagi, I. Lazzareschi, P. Sparano and R. Riccardi, 2001. Intrathecal chemotherapy with antineoplastic agents in children. Paediatr. Drugs, 3: 237-246.
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  100. Ferrara, P., A. Ruggiero, L. Diociaiuti, F.P. Paoletti, M.L. Chiozza and P. Caione, 2001. Primary nocturnal enuresis and left-handedness. Scand. J. Urol. Nephrol., 35: 184-185.
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  101. D'Aleo, C., I. Lazzareschi, A. Ruggiero and R. Riccardi, 2001. Carcinoid tumors of the appendix in children: Two case reports and review of the literature. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 18: 347-351.
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  102. Buonuomo, P.S., A. Ruggiero, M. Piastra, R. Riccardi, G. Polidori and A. Chiaretti, 2001. A case of acute lymphoblastic leukemia presenting as severe hypercalcemia. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 21: 475-479.
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  103. Ruggiero, A., G. Zampino, P. Mastroiacovo and R. Riccardi, 2000. Diamond-Blackfan anemia and midline defects. J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 22: 479-480.
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  104. Ferrara, P., F. Piersigilli, A. Ruggiero, M.L. Chiozza and S. Salvatore, 2000. Two different desmopressin (DDAVP) regimens in enuretic monozygotic twins with allergic diathesis. Scand. J. Urol. Nephrol., 34: 203-204.
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  105. Ruggiero, A., A.B. Delogu, R. Riccardi, S. Mastrangelo and G. Segni, 1999. Early reactive neutrophil changes in an infant with Kawasaki syndrome. J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 21: 303-305.
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  106. Ferrara, P., A. Rossodivita, A. Ruggiero, S. Pulitano, L. Tortorolo, E. Salvaggio, 1998. Cryptorchidism associated with meningomyelocele. J. Pediatr. Child Health, 34: 44-46.
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