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1.

Subcutaneously Anchored Sutureless Device for Securement of Chest Tubes in Neonates with Pleural Effusion: Three Case Reports.

Rodriguez Perez C, Romitti MG, Pezzotti E, D'Andrea V, Pezza L, Pittiruti M.

Case Rep Pediatr. 2020 Mar 10;2020:7480483. doi: 10.1155/2020/7480483. eCollection 2020.

2.

Ultrasound-guided tip location of midline catheters.

Elli S, Pittiruti M, Pigozzo V, Cannizzo L, Giannini L, Siligato A, Rondelli E, Foti G, Lucchini A.

J Vasc Access. 2020 Feb 28:1129729820907250. doi: 10.1177/1129729820907250. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
32106761
3.

Epicutaneo-caval catheters in neonates: New insights and new suggestions from the recent literature.

Barone G, Pittiruti M.

J Vasc Access. 2019 Dec 5:1129729819891546. doi: 10.1177/1129729819891546. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31804149
4.

Mini-midline in difficult intravenous access patients in emergency department: A prospective analysis.

Gilardi E, Giannuzzi R, WoldeSellasie K, Piano A, Pittiruti M, Scoppettuolo G.

J Vasc Access. 2019 Oct 24:1129729819883129. doi: 10.1177/1129729819883129. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31647353
5.

Are Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters Suitable for Cardiac Output Assessment With Transpulmonary Thermodilution?

D'Arrigo S, Sandroni C, Cacciola S, Dell'Anna AM, Pittiruti M, Annetta MG, Colosimo C, Antonelli M.

Crit Care Med. 2019 Oct;47(10):1356-1361. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003917.

PMID:
31356470
6.

Peripherally inserted central catheter-related thrombosis rate in modern vascular access era-when insertion technique matters: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Balsorano P, Virgili G, Villa G, Pittiruti M, Romagnoli S, De Gaudio AR, Pinelli F.

J Vasc Access. 2020 Jan;21(1):45-54. doi: 10.1177/1129729819852203. Epub 2019 Jun 10.

PMID:
31177939
7.

A Systematic Ultrasound Evaluation of the Diameter of Deep Veins in the Newborn: Results and Implications for Clinical Practice.

Barone G, D'Andrea V, Vento G, Pittiruti M.

Neonatology. 2019;115(4):335-340. doi: 10.1159/000496848. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

PMID:
30878998
8.

A novel ultrasound-guided approach to the axillary vein: Oblique-axis view combined with in-plane puncture.

Brescia F, Biasucci DG, Fabiani F, Favarato M, Costa F, Longo F, Martuscelli M, Vitiello M, Pittiruti M.

J Vasc Access. 2019 Nov;20(6):763-768. doi: 10.1177/1129729819826034. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

PMID:
30704348
9.

Clinical experience of a subcutaneously anchored sutureless system for securing central venous catheters.

Pittiruti M, Scoppettuolo G, Dolcetti L, Celentano D, Emoli A, Marche B, Musarò A.

Br J Nurs. 2019 Jan 24;28(2):S4-S14. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2019.28.2.S4.

PMID:
30673323
10.

A modified intracavitary electrocardiographic method for detecting the location of the tip of central venous catheters in atrial fibrillation patients.

Calabrese M, Montini L, Arlotta G, La Greca A, Biasucci DG, Bevilacqua F, Antoniucci E, Scapigliati A, Cavaliere F, Pittiruti M.

J Vasc Access. 2019 Sep;20(5):516-523. doi: 10.1177/1129729818819422. Epub 2018 Dec 31.

PMID:
30596473
11.

Spontaneous pulmonary air embolism in a child undergoing procedural deep sedation: case report and review of the literature.

Tosi F, Chiaretti A, Buonsenso D, Mensi S, Genovese O, Pittiruti M, Conti G.

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2018 Nov;22(22):7916-7919. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_201811_16418.

12.

Ultrasound-Guided Cannulation of the Subclavian Vein - An Update.

Pinelli F, Barbani F, Pittiruti M.

N Engl J Med. 2018 Oct 18;379(16):e27. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1810174. No abstract available.

PMID:
30338961
13.

Clinical use of Sherlock-3CG® for positioning peripherally inserted central catheters.

Pittiruti M, Scoppettuolo G, Dolcetti L, Emoli A.

J Vasc Access. 2019 Jul;20(4):356-361. doi: 10.1177/1129729818805957. Epub 2018 Oct 18.

PMID:
30334475
14.

Rapid Central Vein Assessment (RaCeVA): A systematic, standardized approach for ultrasound assessment before central venous catheterization.

Spencer TR, Pittiruti M.

J Vasc Access. 2019 May;20(3):239-249. doi: 10.1177/1129729818804718. Epub 2018 Oct 4. Review.

PMID:
30286688
15.

Ultrasound-guided placement of long peripheral cannulas in children over the age of 10 years admitted to the emergency department: a pilot study.

Paladini A, Chiaretti A, Sellasie KW, Pittiruti M, Vento G.

BMJ Paediatr Open. 2018 Mar 28;2(1):e000244. doi: 10.1136/bmjpo-2017-000244. eCollection 2018.

16.

Infection of totally implantable venous access devices: A review of the literature.

Pinelli F, Cecero E, Degl'Innocenti D, Selmi V, Giua R, Villa G, Chelazzi C, Romagnoli S, Pittiruti M.

J Vasc Access. 2018 May;19(3):230-242. doi: 10.1177/1129729818758999. Epub 2018 Mar 7. Review.

PMID:
29512430
17.

Experimental study on the chemico-physical interaction between a two-component cyanoacrylate glue and the material of PICCs.

Di Puccio F, Giacomarro D, Mattei L, Pittiruti M, Scoppettuolo G.

J Vasc Access. 2018 Jan;19(1):58-62. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000816.

18.

Targeting zero catheter-related bloodstream infections in pediatric intensive care unit: a retrospective matched case-control study.

Biasucci DG, Pittiruti M, Taddei A, Picconi E, Pizza A, Celentano D, Piastra M, Scoppettuolo G, Conti G.

J Vasc Access. 2018 Mar;19(2):119-124. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000797. Epub 2018 Feb 19.

PMID:
29148002
19.

Ultrasound assessment of rectus femoris and anterior tibialis muscles in young trauma patients.

Annetta MG, Pittiruti M, Silvestri D, Grieco DL, Maccaglia A, La Torre MF, Magarelli N, Mercurio G, Caricato A, Antonelli M.

Ann Intensive Care. 2017 Oct 6;7(1):104. doi: 10.1186/s13613-017-0326-x.

20.

Letter to the Editor.

Crocoli A, Sidro L, Zanaboni C, Rossetti F, Pittiruti M.

J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Sep;52(9):1535-1536. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.04.022. Epub 2017 May 12. No abstract available.

PMID:
28526227
21.

Valsalva maneuver may facilitate ultrasound-guided venipuncture of deep arm veins.

Pinelli F, Villa G, Romagnoli S, Pittiruti M.

J Vasc Access. 2017 Nov 17;18(6):e98. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000709. No abstract available.

PMID:
28478631
22.

Improving outcomes of short peripheral vascular access in oncology and chemotherapy administration.

Bertoglio S, van Boxtel T, Goossens GA, Dougherty L, Furtwangler R, Lennan E, Pittiruti M, Sjovall K, Stas M.

J Vasc Access. 2017 Mar 21;18(2):89-96. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000668. Epub 2017 Jan 25. Review.

PMID:
28127726
23.

Skin antisepsis with chlorhexidine versus iodine for the prevention of surgical site infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Privitera GP, Costa AL, Brusaferro S, Chirletti P, Crosasso P, Massimetti G, Nespoli A, Petrosillo N, Pittiruti M, Scoppettuolo G, Tumietto F, Viale P.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Feb 1;45(2):180-189. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.09.017. Epub 2016 Nov 9. Review.

PMID:
27838164
24.

Time to rethink filtration.

Pittiruti M, Sasse M, Braun A, Keck C, Lankers M, Muñoz PG, Ryder M, Stone J.

Br J Nurs. 2016 Nov;25(Sup19):1-12. No abstract available.

PMID:
27827531
25.

Evidence-based criteria for the choice and the clinical use of the most appropriate lock solutions for central venous catheters (excluding dialysis catheters): a GAVeCeLT consensus.

Pittiruti M, Bertoglio S, Scoppettuolo G, Biffi R, Lamperti M, Dal Molin A, Panocchia N, Petrosillo N, Venditti M, Rigo C, DeLutio E.

J Vasc Access. 2016 Nov 2;17(6):453-464. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000576. Epub 2016 Aug 1. Review.

PMID:
27516141
26.

A new Subcutaneously Anchored Device for Securing External Cerebrospinal Fluid Catheters: our Preliminary Experience.

Frassanito P, Massimi L, Tamburrini G, Pittiruti M, Doglietto F, Nucci CG, Caldarelli M.

World Neurosurg. 2016 Sep;93:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.05.045. Epub 2016 May 27.

PMID:
27241098
27.

Insertion of central venous catheters (CVCs): any changes in the past 10 years?

Biffi R, Bertoglio S, Pittiruti M; GAVeCeLT (Italian Study Group on Long-Term Central Venous Access).

Ann Oncol. 2016 Jul;27(7):1351. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdw127. Epub 2016 Mar 6. No abstract available.

28.

How to make the axillary vein larger? Effect of 90° abduction of the arm to facilitate ultrasound-guided axillary vein puncture.

Pittiruti M, Biasucci DG, La Greca A, Pizza A, Scoppettuolo G.

J Crit Care. 2016 Jun;33:38-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2015.12.018. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

PMID:
26848024
29.

Ultrasound-guided "short" midline catheters for difficult venous access in the emergency department: a retrospective analysis.

Scoppettuolo G, Pittiruti M, Pitoni S, Dolcetti L, Emoli A, Mitidieri A, Migliorini I, Annetta MG.

Int J Emerg Med. 2016 Dec;9(1):3. doi: 10.1186/s12245-016-0100-0. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

30.

Antimicrobial-coated catheters and catheter-over-guidewire exchange in patients with severe catheter-related bloodstream infection: Old procedure, new indications?

La Greca A, Biasucci DG, Pittiruti M, Scoppettuolo G.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 May 1;44(5):616-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.10.043. Epub 2016 Jan 29. No abstract available.

PMID:
26831274
31.

The Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters (MAGIC): Results From a Multispecialty Panel Using the RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Method.

Chopra V, Flanders SA, Saint S, Woller SC, O'Grady NP, Safdar N, Trerotola SO, Saran R, Moureau N, Wiseman S, Pittiruti M, Akl EA, Lee AY, Courey A, Swaminathan L, LeDonne J, Becker C, Krein SL, Bernstein SJ; Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenouse Catheters (MAGIC) Panel.

Ann Intern Med. 2015 Sep 15;163(6 Suppl):S1-40. doi: 10.7326/M15-0744.

PMID:
26369828
32.

Ultrasound-Guided Central Venous Catheterization: It Is High Time to Use a Correct Terminology.

Biasucci DG, La Greca A, Scoppettuolo G, Pittiruti M.

Crit Care Med. 2015 Sep;43(9):e394-6. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001069. No abstract available.

PMID:
26274728
33.

Immunonutrients in critically ill patients: an analysis of the most recent literature.

Annetta MG, Pittiruti M, Vecchiarelli P, Silvestri D, Caricato A, Antonelli M.

Minerva Anestesiol. 2016 Mar;82(3):320-31. Epub 2015 May 13. Review.

34.

Further benefits of cyanoacrylate glue for central venous catheterisation.

Scoppettuolo G, Dolcetti L, Emoli A, La Greca A, Biasucci DG, Pittiruti M.

Anaesthesia. 2015 Jun;70(6):758. doi: 10.1111/anae.13105. No abstract available.

35.

Navigating venous access: a guide for hospitalists.

Simonov M, Pittiruti M, Rickard CM, Chopra V.

J Hosp Med. 2015 Jul;10(7):471-8. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2335. Epub 2015 Mar 6. Review.

36.

What's really new in the field of vascular access? Towards a global use of ultrasound.

Biasucci DG, La Greca A, Scoppettuolo G, Pittiruti M.

Intensive Care Med. 2015 Apr;41(4):731-3. doi: 10.1007/s00134-015-3728-y. Epub 2015 Mar 10. No abstract available.

PMID:
25752303
37.

Closed vs open systems: when should short peripheral intravenous catheters be the first choice?

Vallecoccia MS, De Pascale G, Taraschi C, De Angelis Durante R, Dolcetti L, Pittiruti M, Scoppettuolo G.

J Hosp Infect. 2015 Jan;89(1):72-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2014.09.010. Epub 2014 Oct 19. No abstract available.

PMID:
25458742
38.

Central venous catheter tip position: another point of view.

Lamperti M, Pittiruti M.

Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2015 Jan;32(1):3-4. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0000000000000050. No abstract available.

PMID:
25423090
39.

Preventing hospital malnutrition: a survey on nutritional policies in an Italian University Hospital.

Annetta MG, Pittiruti M, De Rosa S, Franchi P, Pintaudi G, Caricato A, Antonelli M.

Minerva Anestesiol. 2015 Nov;81(11):1210-8. Epub 2014 Nov 6.

40.

Focus on peripherally inserted central catheters in critically ill patients.

Cotogni P, Pittiruti M.

World J Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov 4;3(4):80-94. doi: 10.5492/wjccm.v3.i4.80. eCollection 2014 Nov 4. Review.

41.

Central venous access devices in pediatric malignancies: a position paper of Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.

Crocoli A, Tornesello A, Pittiruti M, Barone A, Muggeo P, Inserra A, Molinari AC, Grillenzoni V, Durante V, Cicalese MP, Zanazzo GA, Cesaro S.

J Vasc Access. 2015 Mar-Apr;16(2):130-6. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000314. Epub 2014 Oct 14. Review.

PMID:
25362978
42.

Late cardiac tamponade in adults secondary to tip position in the right atrium: an urban legend? A systematic review of the literature.

Pittiruti M, Lamperti M.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Apr;29(2):491-5. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2014.05.020. Epub 2014 Oct 7. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
25304887
43.

Early-onset thrombosis of internal jugular vein associated with introducer catheter for heart catheterization in cardiac surgery.

Fabiani A, Pittiruti M, Russo S, Sanson G.

J Vasc Access. 2015 Jan-Feb;16(1):57-63. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000303. Epub 2014 Sep 2.

PMID:
25198826
44.

The intracavitary ECG method for positioning the tip of central venous access devices in pediatric patients: results of an Italian multicenter study.

Rossetti F, Pittiruti M, Lamperti M, Graziano U, Celentano D, Capozzoli G.

J Vasc Access. 2015 Mar-Apr;16(2):137-43. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000281. Epub 2014 Sep 2.

PMID:
25198817
45.

A prospective, randomized comparison of three different types of valved and non-valved peripherally inserted central catheters.

Pittiruti M, Emoli A, Porta P, Marche B, DeAngelis R, Scoppettuolo G.

J Vasc Access. 2014 Nov-Dec;15(6):519-23. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000280. Epub 2014 Aug 27.

PMID:
25198813
46.

Peripherally inserted central catheters in non-hospitalized cancer patients: 5-year results of a prospective study.

Cotogni P, Barbero C, Garrino C, Degiorgis C, Mussa B, De Francesco A, Pittiruti M.

Support Care Cancer. 2015 Feb;23(2):403-9. doi: 10.1007/s00520-014-2387-9. Epub 2014 Aug 14.

47.

[The ISP (Safe Insertion of PICCs) protocol: a bundle of 8 recommendations to minimize the complications related to the peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICC)].

Emoli A, Cappuccio S, Marche B, Musarò A, Scoppettuolo G, Pittiruti M; Gruppo Aperto di Studio sugli Accessi Venosi Centrali a Lungo Termine.

Assist Inferm Ric. 2014 Apr-Jun;33(2):82-9. doi: 10.1702/1539.16813. Italian.

PMID:
25002059
48.

Competence in paediatric central venous lines placement.

Lamperti M, Moureau N, Kelly LJ, Dawson R, Elbarbary M, van Boxtel AJ, Pittiruti M.

Br J Anaesth. 2014 Feb;112(2):383. doi: 10.1093/bja/aet557. No abstract available.

50.

II. Difficult peripheral veins: turn on the lights.

Lamperti M, Pittiruti M.

Br J Anaesth. 2013 Jun;110(6):888-91. doi: 10.1093/bja/aet078. No abstract available.

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