Antonio LEONE

Summary

Affiliation: Catholic University, School of Medicine
Location: Rome, Italy
Summary:
Musculoskeletal Radiology (Radiography, CT, MR)
Spine
Pelvis
Acetabulum
Grants:
Associate Professor
Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences
Catholic University, School of Medicine
Policlinico A. Gemelli
Largo A. Gemelli, 1
00168
Rome
Publications:
1) Lumbar intervertebral instability: a review. Radiology 2007; 245: 62-77. Review.

2) Occipital Condyle Fractures: A Review. Radiology 2000; 216: 635-644.

3) Lumbosacral Junction Injuries Associated with Unstable Pelvic Fractures. Diagnosis and Classification. Radiology 1997; 205: 253-259.

4) Lumbar spondylolysis: a review. Skeletal Radiol. 2011. 40 (6): 683- 700.

5) Vertebroplasty for symptomatic monostotic Paget disease. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Mar; 22(3):400-403.

6) MR in the evaluation of new anterior cruciate ligament and tibial tunnel position: correlation with clinical and functional features. Radiol Med. 2011 Apr 19. Epub ahead of print]

7) Particular imaging features and customized thermal ablation treatment for intramedullary osteoid osteoma in pediatric patients Skeletal Radiol. 2011 Mar 15. [Epub ahead of print]

8) Impact of Radiotherapy on Pain Relief and Recalcification in Plasma Cell Neoplasms : Long-Term Experience. Strahlenther Onkol. 2011 Feb;187(2):114-119.

9) Necrosis of mesenteric lymph nodes in Henoch-Schönlein purpura. Rheumatol Int. 2011 Jan 22. [Epub ahead of print]

10) Long-term response after 6-year treatment with anakinra and onset of focal bone erosion in neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID/CINCA). Rheumatol Int. 2011 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print]

11) Occipital porencephaly in a child with gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina. J AAPOS. 2010 Oct;14(5):462-464.

12) MR imaging of atlantoaxial joint in early rheumatoid arthritis. Radiol Med. 2010 Oct;115(7):1111-1120.

13) Degenerative lumbar intervertebral instability: what is it and how does imaging contribute? Skeletal Radiol 2009; 38: 529-533.

14) Advantages of a “two-step” procedure for the school-based scoliosis screening. Radiol Med. 2010 Mar;115(2):238-45. Epub 2009 Sep 29.

15) Unilateral hyperplasia of the left posterior arch and associated vertebral schisis at C6 level. Skeletal Radiol. 2009 Dec; 38(12):1191-5. Epub 2009 Jul 25.

16) Periprosthetic mineralization changes around femoral stems: a prospective 12-month study with DEXA. Skeletal Radiol. 2008; 37(8): 723-729.

17) Imaging of Metabolic Bone Diseases. Radiol Clin N. Am 2008; 46(4):735-754.

18) Evaluation of magnetic resonance signal modification induced by hyaluronic acid therapy in chondromalacia patellae: a preliminary study.J of Biol Regul & Homeost Agents. 2008; 22: 247-252.

19) The ultrasonographic deep sulcus sign in traumatic pneumothorax. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2006; 32(8):1157-1163.

20) Soft-tissue mineralization in Werner syndrome. Skeletal Radiol 2005; 34(1):47-51.

21) Lumbar nerve root "walled" by a calcified herniated mass in a young patient. Childs Nerv Syst. 2003; 19: 384-386.

22) Chordoma of the low cervical spine presenting with Horner’s syndrome. Eur Radiol 2002; 12: 43-47.

23) Destructive Spondyloarthropathy of the Cervical Spine in Long-Term Hemodialyzed patients: A Five Year Clinical Radiological Prospective Study. Skeletal Radiol 2001; 30: 431-441.

24) Pelvic ring and acetabular fractures. Radiol Med 2002; 103 (S 1): 111- 121.

25) Sonographic Diagnosis of Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture. J Ultrasound Med 2001; 20(6): 587-595.

26) Tunneling Schmorl’s Nodes in an Elderly Woman Treated for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Skeletal Radiol 2000; 29: 660-663.

27) A rare cause of Lumbar Radiculopathy: Spinal gas collection. J. Spinal Disorders 2000; 13: 451-454.

28) Acetabular fractures.. Radiol Med 1995; 89: 195-202.

29) The role of computed tomography and magnetic resonance in assessing degenerative arthropathy of the lumbar articular facets. Radiol Med 1994; 88: 547-552.

30) Pelvic ring fractures. Radiol Med 1992; 83: 602-607

31) Rounded Atelectasis: Considerations on its Radiological Diagnosis. Diagn. Imag. Clin. Med. 1985; 55: 293-310.

32) Solitary chondromas of the hands. Clinical and anatomo-radiological aspects. Radiol Med 1982; 68: 367-372.

33) Mucous cysts of the bone or osseous "ganglia": clinical and anatomo-radiological considerations. Radiol Med 1982; 68: 489-493.

34) Opaque arthrography in the study of meniscal lesions: diagnostic interpretative problems. Radiol Med 1981; 67: 921-926.

35) Bone lesions in vibration induced disease: radiological study Radiol Med 1979; 65: 899-903.

36) Combined diagnostic imaging of a non-traumatic swelling of the popliteal cavity. Rays 2004; 29: 223-228.

37) Degenerative Disease of the Lumbosacral Spine: Disk Herniation and Stenosis. Rays 2000; 25(1): 35-48.

38) Primary Bone Tumors and Pseudotumors of the Lumbosacral Spine. Rays 2000; 25(1): 89-104.

39) Postoperative Lumbar Spine. Rays 2000; 25(1): 116-125.

40) Biomechanics of the Spine. Rays 2000; 25(1): 11-18.

41) Imaging in Degenerative Disease of the Spine. Rays 2000; 25(1): 19-34.

42) The Lumbar Spine: Imaging in Rheumatic Disease Rays 2000; 25(1): 49-62.

43) Imaging of Sacroiliac Joints. Rays 2000; 25(1): 63-74.

44) Combined Imaging in Spondylodiscitis. Rays 2000; 25(1): 75-88.

45) Diagnostic Imaging of Musculoskeletal Tuberculosis. Rays 1998; 23: 144-163.

46) Diagnostic Imaging of Neurotuberculosis. Rays 1998; 23 (1): 165-180.

47) Digital Radiography in Neuroradiology. Rays 1992; 17: 525-538.

48) Reiter’s Syndrome. Rays 1989; 13: 253-257.

49) Myeloid Metaplasia: a Difficult Radiological Diagnosis. Rays 1983; 8: 31-38.

50) Adrenal Ganglioneuroblastoma Associated with Horseshoe Kidney: a Case Report. Rays 1982; 7: 33-36.

51) Diastrophic Dwarfism: Radiologic Features and Nosographic Appearance. Rays 1982; 7: 43-48.

52) Agenesis of the Sacral Spine. Rays 1981; 6: 367-372.

53) Early Radiotherapy of Cervical Lymphonodes in Laryngeal Carcinoma. Rays 1980; 5: 85-89.

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Primary bone tumors and pseudotumors of the lumbosacral spine
    A Leone
    Istituto di Radiologia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Roma
    Rays 25:89-103. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Vertebroplasty for symptomatic monostotic Paget disease
    Alessandro Pedicelli
    Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences, Catholic University of Rome, A Gemelli Hospital L go Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 22:400-3. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Occipital porencephaly in a child with gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina
    Donato Rigante
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    J AAPOS 14:462-4. 2010
  4. doi request reprint MR imaging of atlantoaxial joint in early rheumatoid arthritis
    N Magarelli
    Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Largo A Gemelli 1, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 115:1111-20. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Unilateral hyperplasia of the left posterior arch and associated vertebral schisis at C6 level
    Giuseppe Esposito
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 38:1191-5. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of magnetic resonance signal modification induced by hyaluronic acid therapy in chondromalacia patellae: a preliminary study
    N Magarelli
    Department of Radiology, Cattolica University, School of Medicine, Policlinico Agostino Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 22:247-52. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Imaging of metabolic bone diseases
    Giuseppe Guglielmi
    Department of Radiology, University of Foggia, Viale L Pinto 1, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Radiol Clin North Am 46:735-54, vi. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Periprosthetic mineralization changes around femoral stems: a prospective 12-month study with DEXA
    Marco Galli
    Department of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 37:723-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Lumbar intervertebral instability: a review
    Antonio Leone
    Department of Radiology, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, and Department of Radiology, Scientific Institute Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Radiology 245:62-77. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The ultrasonographic deep sulcus sign in traumatic pneumothorax
    Gino Soldati
    Operative Unit of Emergency Medicine, Castelnuovo Garfagnana Hospital, Lucca, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 32:1157-63. 2006

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Primary bone tumors and pseudotumors of the lumbosacral spine
    A Leone
    Istituto di Radiologia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Roma
    Rays 25:89-103. 2000
    ..The imaging features of these lesions are often characteristic. Radiologists should be aware of the appearance of these unusual tumors in order to provide a complete differential diagnosis...
  2. doi request reprint Vertebroplasty for symptomatic monostotic Paget disease
    Alessandro Pedicelli
    Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences, Catholic University of Rome, A Gemelli Hospital L go Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 22:400-3. 2011
    ..PV is proposed as a primary treatment for back pain secondary to PD when unresponsive to conservative therapy and when not associated with other complications...
  3. doi request reprint Occipital porencephaly in a child with gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina
    Donato Rigante
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    J AAPOS 14:462-4. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report showing an association of porencephaly with gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina...
  4. doi request reprint MR imaging of atlantoaxial joint in early rheumatoid arthritis
    N Magarelli
    Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Largo A Gemelli 1, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 115:1111-20. 2010
    ..This study was done to assess the involvement of the atlantoaxial joint in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis and evaluate the role of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in depicting this early joint involvement...
  5. doi request reprint Unilateral hyperplasia of the left posterior arch and associated vertebral schisis at C6 level
    Giuseppe Esposito
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 38:1191-5. 2009
    ..Only one previous study has reported a similar congenital anomaly, but it was limited to the left side of the spinous process...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of magnetic resonance signal modification induced by hyaluronic acid therapy in chondromalacia patellae: a preliminary study
    N Magarelli
    Department of Radiology, Cattolica University, School of Medicine, Policlinico Agostino Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 22:247-52. 2008
    ..MRI represents a valid tool to evaluate the grade of chondromalacia patellae and also to follow the cartilage modification induced by HA therapy...
  7. doi request reprint Imaging of metabolic bone diseases
    Giuseppe Guglielmi
    Department of Radiology, University of Foggia, Viale L Pinto 1, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Radiol Clin North Am 46:735-54, vi. 2008
    ..The early diagnosis of osteoporosis, thanks to evermore precise devices, becomes, therefore, fundamental to prevent complications of disease and unnecessary suffering...
  8. doi request reprint Periprosthetic mineralization changes around femoral stems: a prospective 12-month study with DEXA
    Marco Galli
    Department of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 37:723-9. 2008
    ..The objective was to evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) changes around the proximal femur after implantation of two different anatomical stems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Lumbar intervertebral instability: a review
    Antonio Leone
    Department of Radiology, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, and Department of Radiology, Scientific Institute Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Radiology 245:62-77. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The ultrasonographic deep sulcus sign in traumatic pneumothorax
    Gino Soldati
    Operative Unit of Emergency Medicine, Castelnuovo Garfagnana Hospital, Lucca, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 32:1157-63. 2006
    ..It reflects accurately the extent of pneumothorax if compared with CT scan, outlining the "ultrasonographic deep sulcus sign" on anterior chest wall...
  11. ncbi request reprint Combined diagnostic imaging of a non-traumatic swelling of the popliteal cavity
    Ornella Pantalone
    Istituto di Radiologia, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Roma
    Rays 29:223-8. 2004
    ..The collected diagnostic information did not allow a definitive diagnosis that was established only after biopsy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Soft-tissue mineralization in Werner syndrome
    Antonio Leone
    Department of Radiology, Università Cattolica School of Medicine, Policlinico Agostino Gemelli, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 34:47-51. 2005
    ..Moreover, there is no mention of bony masses associated with Werner syndrome in the world literature, and this would appear to be the first report of this kind...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lumbar nerve root "walled" by a calcified herniated mass in a young patient
    L Aulisa
    Department of Orthopaedics, A Gemelli Hospital, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:384-6. 2003
    ..Calcifications are occasionally discovered during routine examinations, especially in the cervical spine. Generally, the calcification process is confined to the nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chordoma of the low cervical spine presenting with Horner's syndrome
    Antonio Leone
    Department of Radiology, Universita Cattolica, School of Medicine, Policlinico Agostino Gemelli, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 12:S43-7. 2002
    ..This clinical presentation is uncommon for cervical chordomas and resulted from the tumor growth in the left carotid space resulting in the total encasement of common carotid artery and involvement of sympathetic fibers ipsilaterally...
  15. ncbi request reprint Destructive spondyloarthropathy of the cervical spine in long-term hemodialyzed patients: a five-year clinical radiological prospective study
    A Leone
    Department of Radiology, , School of Medicine, Policlinico Agostino Gemelli, Largo A. Gemelli, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 30:431-41. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: DSA of the cervical spine is often clinically silent. Pathogenesis of DSA may be multifactorial but its progression is most influenced by the duration of hemodialysis. On MR imaging, DSA may mimic spondylodiscitis...
  16. ncbi request reprint A rare cause of lumbar radiculopathy: spinal gas collection
    F Tamburrelli
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Universitai Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Roma, Rome, Italy
    J Spinal Disord 13:451-4. 2000
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging had not been used before in the referred cases and proved conclusively the discal origin of the gas...
  17. ncbi request reprint Postoperative lumbar spine
    A Leone
    Istituto di Radiologia, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Roma
    Rays 25:125-36. 2000
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Degenerative disease of the lumbosacral spine: disk herniation and stenosis
    A Leone
    Istituto di Radiologia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Roma
    Rays 25:35-48. 2000
    ..Despite the continuous improvement in magnetic resonance scanning for this purpose, computed tomography can provide excellent screening for disk herniation and spinal stenosis...
  19. doi request reprint Neuropathic osteoarthropathy with and without superimposed osteomyelitis in patients with a diabetic foot
    Antonio Leone
    Institute of Radiology, School of Medicine, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 45:735-54. 2016
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Spinal fractures in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Antonio Leone
    Institute of Radiology, School of Medicine, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 36:1335-46. 2016
    ....
  21. doi request reprint The SAPHO syndrome revisited with an emphasis on spinal manifestations
    Antonio Leone
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Largo A Gemelli 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 44:9-24. 2015
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Spinal involvement in mucopolysaccharidoses: a review
    Antonio Leone
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Largo A Gemelli, 1 00168, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 31:203-12. 2015
    ..Spinal involvement is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in some MPS (e.g., MPS IVA, VI, and I), and early radiological diagnosis is critical in preventing or arresting neurological deterioration and loss of function...
  23. doi request reprint The role of imaging in the pre- and postoperative evaluation of posterior occipito-cervical fusion
    A Leone
    Dipartimento di Bioimmagini e Scienze Radiologiche, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Largo A Gemelli 1, 00168, Roma, Italy
    Radiol Med 117:636-53. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to discuss the role of imaging in the pre- and postoperative evaluation of posterior occipitocervical fusion (POCF), focusing on contoured loop fixation by Hartshill and Songer instrumentation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Imaging of spondylodiscitis
    A Leone
    Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 16:8-19. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Lumbar spondylolysis: a review
    Antonio Leone
    Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Largo A Gemelli, 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 40:683-700. 2011
    ....