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Franco Servadei

Franco Servadei

Parma, Italy


Work experience. Hospital appointments.

From 2007- Today. Director; Chairman of the department of emergency medicine (until March 2014), University hospital of Parma, Italy

From 2007- Today. Director of Neurosurgery Department, IRCCS “ASMN” Hospital of Reggio Emilia, Italy     

From 1998 – 2007.Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery-Neurotraumatology (designed Center for the collaboration with OMS on brain trauma), Bufalini Hospital, Cesena, Italy

From 1989 – 1998. Consultant of the Department of Neurosurgery-Neurotraumatology,Bufalini Hospital, Cesena, Italy

1986. Registrar, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland

From 1986 – 1989. Staff Neurosurgeon, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy

From 1980 – to 1985. Resident neurosurgeon, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy               

1981. Resident Neurosurgeon, Karolinska Hospital, Stockolm, Sweden


Work experience.

Surgical activity: about 5000  surgical operations as first surgeon in cranial and spinal surgery. 950 of them from 2007;

The Department of Neurosurgery-Neurotraumatology of University Hospital of Parma  and Institute of Scientific Research and Care “ASMN” of  Reggio  Emilia  deals  with  all  emergency and elective neurosurgery like cranial and spine traumas, neuro-oncology, skull base tumors , vascular sugery (both open and endovascular approaces) , spinal cord tumors (with neurophysiological monitoring) , endoscopy both for skull base l and ventricular approaces, complex spinal surgery, neuronavigation, and peripheral nerves surgery


Work experience. Academic appointments.

From 2011 – Today.  Adjunct Professor of Neurosurgery, Medical school, University of Parma, Italy

From 2006 – to Today. Teaching Professor of  Neurosurgery (residency training courses), Medical School, University of Padova, Italy

From 1999 – 2006. Teaching Professor of  Neurosurgery (residency training courses), Medical School, University of Catania, Italy

From 1999 – 2006. Teaching Professor of  Neurosurgery (residency training courses), Medical School, University of Ancona, Italy

2014. Honorary Professor of Neurosurgery,Univerisity of Moskow - Burdenko Institute


Work experience. Professional Committee appointments.          

From 2015 – 2017. Elected President, WFNS

From 2002 – 2010. Chairman, Neurotraumatology Committee of the WFNS

In this period the Neurotrauma Committee alone or in collaboration with produced different sets  of guidelines  for head injury management

From 2010 – 2012. President of the Society, Italian Neurosurgical Society

From 2005 – 2012. Advisory Board, International Neurotrauma Research Organization (INRO)

From 1997 – 2012. Advisory Board,           Brain Trauma Foundation, New York, USA

From 2003 – 2011. Advisory board, EuroAcademia  Multidisciplinaria Neurotraumatologica

From 1997 – 2010.  Member of the Executive Committee, European Brain Injury Consortium, Glasgow, UK    

From 2002 – 2009. Chairman of the Neurotrauma Committee, World Federation of Neurosurgical societies

From 1997 – 2000. Board and governors, International  Brain Injury Asociation (IBIA), New York, USA

From 2000 – 2004. Member of Executive Committee, Italian Neurosurgical Society

From 1990 – 2002. Italian Official Member of the Neurotrauma Committee, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies          

From 2013 – Today. Reviewer, Neurosurgical Review

From 2012 – Today. Reviewer, Neurosurgery

From 2011 – Today. Reviewer, World Neurosurgery

From 2009 – Today. Reviewer, Journal of Neurotrauma


Congresses, Courses, Meetings

Invited Speaker. Participation as invited speaker in 45  international meetings, including:

The Congress  of American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

The Congress of European Association Neuorological of Societies (EANS)

The Congress of World Federation of Neurological Societies (WFNS)

The ICRAN Neurotrauma Conference

The Neurotrauma Symposium

The Congress of European Society of Intensive Care and Neurology

The Congresess of Neurosurgery Societies of  Germany, Spain, Greece, Mexico, Cuba, Iran and India.

32 of these reports have been carried out over the past 10 years.

Invitations as a speaker for continents in last 10 years

America: Mexico, Cuba, Argentina, USA

Asia-Oceania:  Australia, Malesia , Singapore, Taiwan, Japan , Cina, Corea, Pakistan, India

North Africa-Middle East : Israel, Abu Dhabi, Iran, Egypt, Marocco

Europe: Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Hungary, UK,  Germany, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Russia.


Hands-On Training Courses for young Neurosurgeons.

From 2013 – 2014. Teaching and Organization of Neurotrauma Update Course, Anatomic Institute, School of Medicine of Kiel, Germany


International Training Courses for young Neurosurgeons.                    

2000. Teaching and Organization of Course for young neurosurgeons, Brain Trauma Foundation, Vienna, Austria       

From 2008 – 2014. Teaching and Organization of Cranial decompression and Reconstruction Course, Codman Academy, Nordstedt, Germany

2012. Teaching at Course for young neurosurgeons, Cornell University School of Medicine, NY, USA

For 12 years. Teaching at Course for young neurosurgeons, Italian Society of Neurosurgery


Education and Training

1986. European recognized title of Neurosurgeon, EANS Accreditation of Neurosurgical Specialization; Edinburgh, UK

1985. Specialist in Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Modena, Neurosurgery Specialization School

1980. Specialist in Neurology, University Hospital of Bologna, Neurology Specialization School 

1976. M.D. (Cum Laude), University of Bologna School of Medicine, Bologna, Italy, University Hospital of Bologna, Neurology Specialization School


Personal skills and competencies.

Acquired in the course of life and career but not necessarily covered by formal certificates and diplomas.


Mother tongue: Italian

Other languages: English

• Reading skills         excellent

• Writing skills          excellent

• Verbal skills             excellent


Author evaluation  2015


Indexed articles from 2010 to 2015                      

H-index=33  4246 total citations by 3008 documents

Total number if indexed documents 168

(See Below divided for TOPICS)    


Impact factor   2015


Indexed articles from 2010 to 2016                      

H-index=33  4246 Citazioni totali in 3008 documenti

Numero torale di documenti indicizzati  168

(see below divided by topics)         


Traumatic brain injury

Hutchinson PJ, Kolias AG, Timofeev IS, Corteen EA, Czosnyka M, Timothy J, Anderson I, Bulters DO, Belli A, Eynon CA, Wadley J, Mendelow AD, Mitchell PM, Wilson MH, Critchley G, Sahuquillo J, Unterberg A, Servadei F, Teasdale GM, Pickard JD, Menon DK, Murray GD, Kirkpatrick PJ; RESCUEicp Trial Collaborators. Trial of Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension. N Engl J Med. 2016 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27602507.


Picetti E, Servadei F, Reverberi C, De Carlo F, Rossi I, Antonini MV, Caspani ML. Low Dose Intramuscular Diclofenac Sodium for Fever Control in Acute Brain Injury. World Neurosurg. 2016 Aug 17. pii: S1878-8750(16)30698-2. doi:10.1016/j.wneu.2016.08.032. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27544342.


Servadei F, Picetti E, Viaroli E, Iaccarino C. Traumatic Brain InjuryGuidelines and Outcome: Please Don't Forget Postacute Care! World Neurosurg. 2016 Jun;90:657-8. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.02.013. Epub 2016 Feb 10. PubMed PMID: 26872517.


Servadei F, Picetti E. Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Outcome in Traumatic Brain Injury: The Probe Does Matter? World Neurosurg. 2015 Feb 7. pii:S1878-8750(15)00053-4. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2015.01.031. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25659804.


Servadei F, Picetti E. Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage. World Neurosurg. 2014 Nov;82(5):e597-8. doi 10.1016/j.wneu.2014.08.034. Epub 2014 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 25150207.


Stocchetti N, Picetti E, Berardino M, Buki A, Chesnut RM, Fountas KN, Horn P, Hutchinson PJ, Iaccarino C, Kolias AG, Koskinen LO, Latronico N, Maas AI, Payen JF, Rosenthal G, Sahuquillo J, Signoretti S, Soustiel JF, Servadei F. Clinical applications of intracranial pressure monitoring in traumatic brain injury : report of the Milan consensus conference. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2014 Aug;156(8):1615-22. doi: 10.1007/s00701-014-2127-4. Epub 2014 May 22. PubMed PMID: 24849391.


Picetti E, De Angelis A, Villani F, Antonini MV, Rossi I, Servadei F, Caspani  ML. Intravenous paracetamol for fever control in acute brain injury patients: cerebral and hemodynamic effects. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2014 Oct;156(10):1953-9; discussion 1959. doi: 10.1007/s00701-014-2129-2. Epub 2014 May 17. PubMed PMID: 24838770.


Kolias AG, Hutchinson PJ, Menon DK, Manley GT, Gallagher CN, Servadei F. Decompressive craniectomy for acute subdural hematomas. J Neurosurg. 2014 May;120(5):1247-9; author reply 1249. doi: 10.3171/2013.12.JNS132735. Epub 2014 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 24655100.


Iaccarino C, Schiavi P, Picetti E, Goldoni M, Cerasti D, Caspani M, Servadei  F. Patients with brain contusions: predictors of outcome and relationship between radiological and clinical evolution. J Neurosurg. 2014 Apr;120(4):908-18. doi: 10.3171/2013.12.JNS131090. Epub 2014 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 24506250.


Fabbri A, Servadei F, Marchesini G, Bronzoni C, Montesi D, Arietta L; Società Italiana di Medicina d'Emergenza Urgenza Study Group. Antiplatelet therapy and the outcome of subjects with intracranial injury: the Italian SIMEU study. Crit Care. 2013 Mar 21;17(2):R53. doi: 10.1186/cc12575. PubMed PMID: 23514619; PubMed  Central PMCID: PMC3733424.


Schiavi P, Iaccarino C, Compagnone C, Servadei F. Blood-derived biochemical markers and early clinical trends after severe traumatic brain injury: utility or futility? World Neurosurg. 2014 Jan;81(1):59-61. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2013.03.021. Epub 2013 Mar 15. PubMed PMID: 23507300.


Schiavi P, Picetti E, Donelli V, Servadei F. Diagnosis and postoperative monitoring of a traumatic carotid-cavernous fistula by jugular venous oximetry: case report and literature review. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2013 Jul;155(7):1341-2. doi: 10.1007/s00701-013-1676-2. Epub 2013 Mar 14. Review. PubMed PMID: 23494138.


Picetti E, Antonini MV, Lucchetti MC, Pucciarelli S, Valente A, Rossi I, Schiavi P, Servadei F, Caspani ML, Mergoni M. Intra-hospital transport of brain-injured patients: a prospective, observational study. Neurocrit Care. 2013 Jun;18(3):298-304. doi: 10.1007/s12028-012-9802-1. PubMed PMID: 23208448.


Iaccarino C, Schiavi P, Servadei F. Decompressive craniectomies: time to discuss not the DECRA study but the comments to the DECRA study. World Neurosurg. 2013 Jan;79(1):78-9. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2012.10.061. Epub 2012 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 23111210.


Schiavi P, Laccarino C, Servadei F. The value of the calcium binding protein S100 in the management of patients with traumatic brain injury. Acta Biomed. 2012 Apr;83(1):5-20. Review. PubMed PMID: 22978053.


Tagliaferri F, Zani G, Iaccarino C, Ferro S, Ridolfi L, Basaglia N, Hutchinson P, Servadei F. Decompressive craniectomies, facts and fiction: a retrospective analysis of 526 cases. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2012 May;154(5):919-26. doi: 10.1007/s00701-012-1318-0. Epub 2012 Mar 9. PubMed PMID: 22402877.


Servadei F. Clinical value of decompressive craniectomy. N Engl J Med. 2011 Apr 21;364(16):1558-9. doi: 10.1056/NEJMe1102998. Epub 2011 Mar 25. PubMed PMID: 21434844.


Fabbri A, Servadei F, Marchesini G, Stein SC, Vandelli A. Predicting intracranial lesions by antiplatelet agents in subjects with mild head injury. J  Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2010 Nov;81(11):1275-9. doi: 10.1136/jnnp.2009.197467. Epub 2010 Jul 18. PubMed PMID: 20643657.


Fabbri A, Servadei F, Marchesini G, Raggi A, Vandelli A. Analysis of different decision aids for clinical use in pediatric head injury in an emergency department of a general hospital. J Trauma. 2011 May;70(5):E79-83. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181d4885a. PubMed PMID: 20495492.


Fabbri A, Servadei F, Marchesini G, Negro A, Vandelli A. The changing face of mild head injury: temporal trends and patterns in adolescents and adults from 1997 to 2008. Injury. 2010 Sep;41(9):913-7. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2010.03.002. Epub 2010 Apr 2. PubMed PMID: 20362983.


Compagnone C, d'Avella D, Servadei F, Angileri FF, Brambilla G, Conti C, Cristofori L, Delfini R, Denaro L, Ducati A, Gaini SM, Stefini R, Tomei G, Tagliaferri F, Trincia G, Tomasello F. Patients with moderate head injury: a prospective multicenter study of 315 patients. Neurosurgery. 2009 Apr;64(4):690-6; discussion 696-7. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000340796.18738.F7. PubMed PMID: 19197220.


Brain tumors

Franceschi E, Depenni R, Paccapelo A, Ermani M, Faedi M, Sturiale C, Michiara  M, Servadei F, Pavesi G, Urbini B, Pisanello A, Crisi G, Cavallo MA, Dazzi C, Biasini C, Bertolini F, Mucciarini C, Pasini G, Baruzzi A, Brandes AA; PERNO Study Group. Which elderly newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients can benefit from radiotherapy and temozolomide? A PERNO prospective study. J Neurooncol. 2016 May;128(1):157-62. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2093-1. Epub 2016 Mar 4. PubMed PMID:  26943851.

Brandes AA, Franceschi E, Ermani M, Tosoni A, Albani F, Depenni R, Faedi M, Pisanello A, Crisi G, Urbini B, Dazzi C, Cavanna L, Mucciarini C, Pasini G, Bartolini S, Marucci G, Morandi L, Zunarelli E, Cerasoli S, Gardini G, Lanza G, Silini EM, Cavuto S, Baruzzi A, Baruzzi A, Albani F, Calbucci F, D'Alessandro R,  Michelucci R, Brandes A, Eusebi V, Ceruti S, Fainardi E, Tamarozzi R, Emiliani E, Cavallo M, Franceschi E, Tosoni A, Cavallo M, Fiorica F, Valentini A, Depenni R,  Mucciarini C, Crisi G, Sasso E, Biasini C, Cavanna L, Guidetti D, Marcello N, Pisanello A, Cremonini AM, Guiducci G, de Pasqua S, Testoni S, Agati R, Ambrosetto G, Bacci A, Baldin E, Baldrati A, Barbieri E, Bartolini S, Bellavista  E, Bisulli F, Bonora E, Bunkheila F, Carelli V, Crisci M, Dall'Occa P, de Biase D, Ferro S, Franceschi C, Frezza G, Grasso V, Leonardi M, Marucci G, Mazzocchi V, Morandi L, Mostacci B, Palandri G, Pasini E, Pastore Trossello M, Pession A, Ragazzi M, Riguzzi P, Rinaldi R, Rizzi S, Romeo G, Spagnolli F, Tinuper P, Trocino C, Cerasoli S, Dall'Agata M, Faedi M, Frattarelli M, Gentili G, Giovannini A, Iorio P, Pasquini U, Galletti G, Guidi C, Neri W, Patuelli A, Strumia S, Casmiro M, Gamboni A, Rasi F, Cruciani G, Cenni P, Dazzi C, Guidi A, Zumaglini F, Amadori A, Pasini G, Pasquinelli M, Pasquini E, Polselli A, Ravasio  A, Viti B, Sintini M, Ariatti A, Bertolini F, Bigliardi G, Carpeggiani P, Cavalleri F, Meletti S, Nichelli P, Pettorelli E, Pinna G, Zunarelli E, Artioli F, Bernardini I, Costa M, Greco G, Guerzoni R, Stucchi C, Iaccarino C, Rizzi R, Zuccoli G, Api P, Cartei F, Fallica E, Granieri E, Latini F, Lelli G, Monetti C,  Ramponi V, Saletti A, Schivalocchi R, Seraceni S, Tola MR, Urbini B, Giorgi C, Montanari E, Cerasti D, Crafa P, Dascola I, Florindo I, Mazza S, Servadei F, Silini E, Torelli P, Immovilli P, Morelli N, Vanzo C. Pattern of care and effectiveness of treatment for glioblastoma patients in the real world: Results from a prospective population-based registry. Could survival differ in a high-volume center? Neurooncol Pract. 2014 Dec;1(4):166-171. Epub 2014 Aug 28. PubMed PMID: 26034628; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4369716.


Yeung TP, Wang Y, He W, Urbini B, Gafà R, Ulazzi L, Yartsev S, Bauman G, Lee TY, Fainardi E; Project of Emilia-Romagna Region on Neuro-Oncology Study Group. Survival prediction in high-grade gliomas using CT perfusion imaging. J Neurooncol. 2015 May;123(1):93-102. doi: 10.1007/s11060-015-1766-5. Epub 2015 Apr 11. Erratum in: J Neurooncol. 2015 Oct;125(1):223-4. PubMed PMID: 25862005.


Iaccarino C, Orlandi E, Ruggeri F, Nicoli D, Torricelli F, Maggi M, Cerasti D, Pisanello A, Pedrazzi G, Froio E, Crafa P, D'Abbiero N, Michiara M, Ghadirpour R, Servadei F. Prognostic value of MGMT promoter status in non-resectable glioblastoma after adjuvant therapy. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 May;132:1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2015.01.029. Epub 2015 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 25723791.


Visani M, de Biase D, Marucci G, Cerasoli S, Nigrisoli E, Bacchi Reggiani ML, Albani F, Baruzzi A, Pession A; PERNO study group. Expression of 19 microRNAs in glioblastoma and comparison with other brain neoplasia of grades I-III. Mol Oncol. 2014 Mar;8(2):417-30. doi: 10.1016/j.molonc.2013.12.010. Epub 2013 Dec 24. PubMed PMID: 24412053.


Michelucci R, Pasini E, Meletti S, Fallica E, Rizzi R, Florindo I, Chiari A, Monetti C, Cremonini AM, Forlivesi S, Albani F, Baruzzi A; PERNO Study Group. Epilepsy in primary cerebral tumors: the characteristics of epilepsy at the onset (results from the PERNO study--Project of Emilia Romagna Region on Neuro-Oncology). Epilepsia. 2013 Oct;54 Suppl 7:86-91. doi: 10.1111/epi.12314. Review. PubMed PMID: 24099060.


Visani M, de Biase D, Marucci G, Taccioli C, Baruzzi A, Pession A; PERNO Study Group. Definition of miRNAs expression profile in glioblastoma samples: the relevance of non-neoplastic brain reference. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e55314. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055314. Epub 2013 Jan 29. PubMed PMID: 23383149; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3558478.


Iaccarino C, Schiavi P, Crafa P, Bronzoni C, Ramponi V, Mantenuto G, Cavanna L, Servadei F. Primary dural lymphoma mimicking a chronic epidural hematoma. Differential diagnosis of two rare conditions. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Aug;115(8):1510-3. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2012.12.013. Epub 2013 Jan 3. PubMed PMID: 23290421.


de Biase D, Visani M, Morandi L, Marucci G, Taccioli C, Cerasoli S, Baruzzi A, Pession A; PERNO Study Group. miRNAs expression analysis in paired fresh/frozen and dissected formalin fixed and paraffin embedded glioblastoma using real-time pCR. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35596. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035596. Epub 2012 Apr 18. PubMed PMID: 22530056; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3329457.


Chibbaro S, Di Rocco F, Makiese O, Reiss A, Poczos P, Mirone G, Servadei F, George B, Crafa P, Polivka M, Romano A. Neuroendoscopic management of posterior third ventricle and pineal region tumors: technique, limitatioN, and possible complication avoidance. Neurosurg Rev. 2012 Jul;35(3):331-38; discussion 338-40. doi: 10.1007/s10143-011-0370-1. Epub 2012 Jan 19. PubMed PMID: 22258494.


Iaccarino I, Nicoli D, Serra S, Froio E, Pisanello A, De Berti G, Ghadirpour R, Marcello N, Servadei F, Carinci F. Detection of IDH1 mutations and the status of MGMT promoter on intraoperative fresh tissue section from frameless neuronavigation needle biopsy. Analysis on 17 patients with brain glial tumor ineligible for craniotomy and tumor resection. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2011 Apr-Jun;24(2 Suppl):45-50. PubMed PMID: 21781445


Iaccarino C, Nicoli D, Serra S, Froio E, Pisanello A, De Berti G, Ghadirpour R, Marcello N, Servadei F, Carinci F. Analysis of MGMT promoter methylation status on intraoperative fresh tissue section from frameless neuronavigation needle biopsy of 25 patients with brain tumor. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2011 Apr-Jun;24(2 Suppl):37-43. PubMed PMID: 21781444.


Romano A, Chibbaro S, Marsella M, Oretti G, Spiriev T, Iaccarino C, Servadei  F. Combined endoscopic transsphenoidal-transventricular approach for resection of a giant pituitary macroadenoma. World Neurosurg. 2010 Jul;74(1):161-4. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2010.02.024. PubMed PMID: 21300008.


Servadei F, Romano A, Ferri A, Magri AS, Sesenna E. Giant trigeminal schwannoma with parapharyngeal extension: report of a case. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2012 Jan;40(1):e15-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.11.012. Epub 2010 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 21195625.


Zuccoli G, Marcello N, Pisanello A, Servadei F, Vaccaro S, Mukherjee P, Seyfried TN. Metabolic management of glioblastoma multiforme using standard therapy together with a restricted ketogenic diet: Case Report. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2010 Apr 22;7:33. doi: 10.1186/1743-7075-7-33. PubMed PMID: 20412570; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2874558.


Iaccarino C, Nicoli D, Gallo C, Nasi D, Pisanello A, De Berti G, Ghadirpour R, Marcello N, Servadei F. Analysis of MGMT promoter methylation status on intraoperative fresh tissue section from frameless neuronavigation needle biopsy: a preliminary study of ten patients. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Jul;152(7):1189-96. doi: 10.1007/s00701-010-0639-0. Epub 2010 Mar 31. PubMed PMID: 20354736.



Ghadirpour R, Nasi D, Iaccarino C, Giraldi D, Sabadini R, Motti L, Sala F, Servadei F. Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring for intradural extramedullary tumors: why not? Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 Mar;130:140-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2015.01.007. Epub 2015 Jan 12. PubMed PMID: 25618840.


Ghadirpour R, Nasi D, Benedetti B, Zedde ML, Iaccarino C, Malferrari G, Servadei F. Delayed cervical epidural hematoma after intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke: case report and review of literature. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2014 Jul;122:50-3. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2014.04.005. Epub 2014 Apr  18. Review. PubMed PMID: 24908216.


De Berti G, Maggi M, Conigliaro R, Levrini G, Salzano S, Ghadirpour R, Servadei F. Administration of conscious sedation by a neuroradiology team during percutaneous vertebroplasty and spinal biopsy procedures. Neuroradiology. 2012 Mar;54(3):231-7. doi: 10.1007/s00234-011-0857-z. Epub 2011 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: 21476021



Iaccarino C, Mattogno PP, Zanotti B, Bellocchi S, Verlicchi A, Viaroli E, Pastorello G, SGULò F, Ghadirpour R, Servadei F. Septic complication following porous hydroxyapatite cranioplasty: prosthesis retention management. J Neurosurg  Sci. 2016 May 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27175619.


Iaccarino C, Viaroli E, Fricia M, Serchi E, Poli T, Servadei F. Preliminary Results of a Prospective Study on Methods of Cranial Reconstruction. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Jul 20. pii: S0278-2391(15)01007-1. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2015.07.008. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26253012


Servadei F, Iaccarino C. The therapeutic cranioplasty still needs an ideal material and surgical timing. World Neurosurg. 2015 Feb;83(2):133-5. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2014.08.031. Epub 2014 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 25153284.


Crisi G, Filice S, Pertinhez TA, Ventura E, Servadei F. In vivo and ex vivo magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the characterization of hemangioblastoma cyst  fluid. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 Jan-Feb;38(1):29-32. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0b013e3182a9103a. PubMed PMID: 24424553.


Chibbaro S, Champeaux C, Poczos P, Cardarelli M, Di Rocco F, Iaccarino C, Servadei F, Tigan L, Chaussemy D, George B, Froelich S, Kehrli P, Romano A. Anterior trans-frontal endoscopic management of colloid cyst: an effective, safe, and elegant way of treatment. Case series and technical note from a multicenter prospective study. Neurosurg Rev. 2014 Apr;37(2):235-41; discussion 241. doi: 10.1007/s10143-013-0508-4. Epub 2013 Dec 19. PubMed PMID: 24352893.


Stefini R, Esposito G, Zanotti B, Iaccarino C, Fontanella MM, Servadei F. Use of "custom made" porous hydroxyapatite implants for cranioplasty: postoperative analysis of complications in 1549 patients. Surg Neurol Int. 2013;4:12. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.106290. Epub 2013 Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 23493459; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3589836.


Iaccarino C, Romano A, Ramponi V, Nasi D, Maggi M, Pascarella R, Ghadirpour R, Servadei F. Entrapment of temporal horn: first case of bilateral occurrence and review of literature. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Oct;115(10):2207-12. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2013.06.004. Epub 2013 Jul 11. PubMed PMID: 23850345.