1. Sulla cosiddetta Ipertrofia vescicale compensatoria, nuove vedute angio tettoniche. [About the so named Compensatory Bladder Hypertrophy, new tectonic angioedema views]
    Rocca Rossetti S., Lugnani F., Boccafoschi C.
    Urologia, Anno XLVII, fasc VI. (1980)
  2. Metastasi rare di adenocarcinoma prostatico. [trad. Rare metastasis of prostatic adenocarcinoma]
    Boccafoschi C., Lugnani F.
    Urologia, Anno XLIX. Supplemento n. 37. (1982)
  3. TUR, cistectomia parziale, cistectomia radicale. [trad. TUR, partial cystectomy, radical cystectomy]
    Rocca Rossetti S., Dell'Adami A., Lugnani F.
    I Tumori Urologici.Casa Editrice Ambrosiana Milano. 137-141 (1982)
  4. Histo-morphological aspects of the obstructed detrusor.
    Boccafoschi C., Lugnani F., Rocca Rossetti S.
    IX Congress of the Italian Society of Urodynamics Proceedings,Ravenna. ACTA MEDICA Edizioni e Congressi s.r.l., 93-95. (1985)
  5. Intra-renal reflux.
    Boccafoschi C, Lugnani F.
    Urol Res. 1985;13(5):253-8.
  6. Iontophoresis of drugs in the bladder wall: equipment and preliminary studies.
    Lugnani F, Mazza G, Cerulli N, Rossi C, Stephen R.
    Artif Organs. 1993 Jan;17(1):8-17.
  7. Il caso clinico. [trad. A clinical case]
    Melato M, Mazza G, Lugnani F, Siciliano CG.
    Clin Med, Vol LXXIV, 3-4, 253-256. (1993)
  8. Cryoablation theraphy (cat) for adenocarcinoma of the kidney. 1995 up to date and case report.
    Lugnani F., de Morpurgo P.
    First Croatian Urological Congress. (1995)
  9. La crioablazione della prostata per adenocarcinoma [trad. Prostate cryoablation for adenocarcinoma]
    Urologia. Volume 62, nr. 4. (1995)
  10. Histopathology of the frozen prostate. The microscopic bases of prostatic carcinoma cryoablation.
    Falconieri G, Lugnani F, Zanconati F, Signoretto D, Di Bonito L.
    Pathol Res Pract. 1996 Jun;192(6):579-87.
  11. Surgery in kidney neoplasms: revision of the literature and presentation of 2 cases, Proc.
    Lugnani, F, Paganini, A, Feliciotti, F, et al.
    10th World Congress of Cryosurgery (1998)
  12. Ultrasound-guided laparoscopic cryoablation of hepatic tumors: preliminary report.
    Lezoche E, Paganini AM, Feliciotti F, Guerrieri M, Lugnani F, Tamburini A.
    World J Surg. 1998 Aug;22(8):829-35; discussion 835-6.
  13. [trad. Echography in minimally invasive surgery].
    Guerrieri M, Paganini A, Feliciotti F, Zenobi P, Lugnani F, Lezoche E.
    Ann Ital Chir. 1999 Mar-Apr;70(2):211-5. Italian.
  14. [trad. Ultrasound-guided cryosurgery of the prostate: short- and long-term experience].
    Minardi D, Polito M, Galosi AB, Yehia M, Dellabella M, Lugnani F, Muzzonigro G.
    Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2000 Dec;72(4):270-5. Italian.
  15. [trad. Role of transrectal ultrasonography in the follow-up of patients treated with prostatic cryosurgery].
    Galosi AB, Muzzonigro G, Polito M Jr, Minardi D, Dellabella M, Lugnani F, Polito M.
    Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2000 Dec;72(4):276-81. Italian.
  16. Cryosurgery for prostate and renal cancer. European experience.
    Lugnani F, Garzetti G, Ciavatti A.
    Advances in Cryomedicine, The International Symposium.104- 105. (2001)
  17. Laparoscopic cryomyolysis: an alternative to myomectomy in women with symptomatic fibroids.
    Ciavattini A, Tsiroglou D, Piccioni M, Lugnani F, Litta P, Feliciotti F, Tranquilli AL.
    Surg Endosc. 2004 Dec;18(12):1785-8. Epub 2004 Oct 26.
  18. Salvage cryosurgery for recurrent prostate carcinoma after radiotherapy.
    Galosi AB, Lugnani F, Muzzonigro G.
    J Endourol. 2007 Jan;21(1):1-7. Review.
  19. Cryoablation induces necrosis and apoptosis in lung adenocarcinoma in mice.
    Wen J, Duan Y, Zou Y, Nie Z, Feng H, Lugnani F, Baust JG.
    Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2007 Dec;6(6):635-40.
  20. Whole gland primary prostate cryoablation: initial results from the cryo on-line data registry.
    Jones JS, Rewcastle JC, Donnelly BJ, Lugnani FM, Pisters LL, Katz AE.
    J Urol. 2008 Aug;180(2):554-8. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2008.04.027. Epub 2008 Jun 11.
  21. Primary prostate cryoablation: biochemical and local control from patients tracked with the COLD registry
    86th Annual Meeting in South Central Section of the AUA, Colorado Springs, pp.5-9. (2007).
    J.Urol., 179 (Suppl. 4), p. 399. (2008)
  22. Salvage prostate cryoablation: initial results from the cryo on-line data registry.
    Pisters LL, Rewcastle JC, Donnelly BJ, Lugnani F, Katz AE, Jones JS.
    J Urol. 2008 Aug;180(2):559-63; discussion 563-4. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2008.04.005. Epub 2008 Jun 12.
  23. Prostate and renal cryoablation, Clinical Review Guide.
    International Society of Cryosurgery (2010).
  24. Repeat cryoablation after primary full gland cryoablation: results from 117 patients tracked with COLD registry.
    Lugnani F, Jones JS.
    J. Urol.,183 (suppl 4), p.721. (2010)
  25. Cryosurgery for Renal Cancer.
    Lugnani F.
    Modern Cryosurgery for Cancer.World Scientific.p. 649-680. (2012)
  26. Cryosurgery for Prostate Cancer.
    Lugnani F.
    Modern Cryosurgery for Cancer.World Scientific.p. 649-680. (2012)
  27. The role of neuroendocrine cells in prostate cancer: a comprehensive review of current literature and subsequent rationale to broaden and integrate current treatment modalities.
    Lugnani F, Simone G, Biava PM, Ablin RJ.
    Curr Med Chem. 2014;21(9):1082-92. Review.
  28. Neuroendocrine tumors of the lung: hystological classification, diagnosis, traditional and new therapeutic approaches.
    Cueto A, Burigana F, Nicolini A, Lugnani F.
    Curr Med Chem. 2014;21(9):1107-16. Review.
  29. Is whole gland salvage cryotherapy effective as palliative treatment of haematuria in patients with locally advanced prostate cancer? Results of a preliminary case series.
    Magno C, Mucciardi G, Galì A, Pappalardo R, Lembo F, Anastasi G, Butticè S, Ascenti G, Lugnani F.
    Ther Adv Urol. 2015 Oct;7(5):235-40. doi: 10.1177/1756287215585451.
  30. A Vivens Ex Vivo Study on the Synergistic Effect of Electrolysis and Freezing on the Cell Nucleus.
    Lugnani F, Zanconati F, Marcuzzo T, Bottin C, Mikus P, Guenther E, Klein N, Rubinsky L, Stehling MK, Rubinsky B.
    PLoS One. 2015 Dec 22;10(12):e0145133. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145133. eCollection 2015.
  31. Cryoelectrolysis-electrolytic processes in a frozen physiological saline medium.
    Lugnani F, Macchioro M, Rubinsky B.
    PeerJ. 2017 Jan 17;5:e2810. doi: 10.7717/peerj.2810. eCollection 2017.
  32. Prostate Specific Antigen Nadir of 0.1 or Less Is a Predictor of Treatment Success in Men Undergoing Salvage Whole Prostate Gland Cryoablation.
    Nyame YA, Elshafei A, Greene DJ, Arora HC, Given RW, Tay KJ, Polascik TJ, Ross AE, Mouraviev VB, Lugnani F, Jones JS.
    J Endourol. 2017 May;31(5):497-501. doi: 10.1089/end.2016.0715.
  33. Cryoelectrolysis; an acute case study in the pig liver
    Lugnani F, Guenther E, Torrecillas P, Galacho C, Jiménez Garrido A, Mikus P, Klein N, Stehling MK, Macchioro M, Rubinsky L, Raju N, Rubinsky B.
    J Cryobiology, 2017 – waiting for publication
  34. Radical prostate cancer treatment in the elderly: Role of cryotherapy
    January 2018
    Silecchia G., Selvaggio O., Stallone G., Lugnani F., Hoznek A., Carrieri G.
  35. Novel diagnostic biomarkers of prostate cancer: an update
    Sep 2018Current Medicinal Chemistry
    Anceschi U., Tuderti G., Lugnani F., Simone G.
  36. Translation of Cryobiological Techniques to Socially - Economically Deprived Populations: Part 2: Cryosurgery
    Article J. Med. Devices. Mar 2020. 

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