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Riccardo Pinciroli, M.D.

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University of Milan, ItalyM.D.07/2009Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston07/2013Research Fellowship
University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy05/2015Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine Residency

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  1. Valsecchi C, Winterton D, Safaee Fakhr B, Collier AY, Nozari A, Ortoleva J, Mukerji S, Gibson LE, Carroll RW, Shaefi S, Pinciroli R, La Vita C, Ackman JB, Hohmann E, Arora P, Barth WH, Kaimal A, Ichinose F, Berra L. High-Dose Inhaled Nitric Oxide for the Treatment of Spontaneously Breathing Pregnant Patients With Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pneumonia. Obstet Gynecol. 2022 08 01; 140(2):195-203. PMID: 35852269.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  2. Formenti P, Galimberti A, Pinciroli R, Umbrello M. Effect of Acupuncture on Diaphragm Function in Healthy Volunteers: A Pilot Clinical Study. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2022; 2022:6608200. PMID: 35677369; PMCID: PMC9168091.
  3. Nozari A, Mukerji S, Vora M, Garcia A, Park A, Flores N, Canelli R, Rodriguez G, Pinciroli R, Nagrebetsky A, Ortega R, Quraishi SA. Postintubation Decline in Oxygen Saturation Index Predicts Mortality in COVID-19: A Retrospective Pilot Study. Crit Care Res Pract. 2021; 2021:6682944. PMID: 34136282; PMCID: PMC8162249.
  4. Bottiroli M, Calini A, Pinciroli R, Mueller A, Siragusa A, Anelli C, Urman RD, Nozari A, Berra L, Mondino M, Fumagalli R. The repurposed use of anesthesia machines to ventilate critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). BMC Anesthesiol. 2021 05 20; 21(1):155. PMID: 34016056.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Pinciroli R, Traeger L, Fischbach A, Gianni S, Morais CCA, Fakhr BS, Di Fenza R, Robinson D, Carroll R, Zapol WM, Berra L. A Novel Inhalation Mask System to Deliver High Concentrations of Nitric Oxide Gas in Spontaneously Breathing Subjects. J Vis Exp. 2021 05 04; (171). PMID: 34028428.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  6. Ranjeva S, Pinciroli R, Hodell E, Mueller A, Hardin CC, Thompson BT, Berra L. Identifying clinical and biochemical phenotypes in acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to coronavirus disease-2019. EClinicalMedicine. 2021 Apr; 34:100829. PMID: 33875978; PMCID: PMC8047387.
    Citations: 7     
  7. De Santis Santiago R, Teggia Droghi M, Fumagalli J, Marrazzo F, Florio G, Grassi LG, Gomes S, Morais CCA, Ramos OPS, Bottiroli M, Pinciroli R, Imber DA, Bagchi A, Shelton K, Sonny A, Bittner EA, Amato MBP, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. High Pleural Pressure Prevents Alveolar Overdistension and Hemodynamic Collapse in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome with Class III Obesity. A Clinical Trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 03 01; 203(5):575-584. PMID: 32876469; PMCID: PMC7924574.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCTClinical Trials
  8. Bottiroli M, Calini A, Pinciroli R, Mueller A, Siragusa A, Anelli C, Urman R, Nozari A, Berra L, Mondino M, Fumagalli R. The repurposed use of anesthesia machines to ventilate critically ill patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Res Sq. 2021 Feb 12. PMID: 33594358.
  9. Morais CCA, Safaee Fakhr B, De Santis Santiago RR, Di Fenza R, Marutani E, Gianni S, Pinciroli R, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Bedside Electrical Impedance Tomography Unveils Respiratory "Chimera" in COVID-19. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 01 01; 203(1):120-121. PMID: 33196303; PMCID: PMC7781126.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  10. Safaee Fakhr B, Wiegand SB, Pinciroli R, Gianni S, Morais CCA, Ikeda T, Miyazaki Y, Marutani E, Di Fenza R, Larson GM, Parcha V, Gibson LE, Chang MG, Arora P, Carroll RW, Kacmarek RM, Ichinose F, Barth WH, Kaimal A, Hohmann EL, Zapol WM, Berra L. High Concentrations of Nitric Oxide Inhalation Therapy in Pregnant Patients With Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Obstet Gynecol. 2020 12; 136(6):1109-1113. PMID: 32852324; PMCID: PMC7673637.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  11. Mauri T, Foti G, Fornari C, Grasselli G, Pinciroli R, Lovisari F, Tubiolo D, Volta CA, Spadaro S, Rona R, Rondelli E, Navalesi P, Garofalo E, Knafelj R, Gorjup V, Colombo R, Cortegiani A, Zhou JX, D'Andrea R, Calamai I, Vidal González Á, Roca O, Grieco DL, Jovaisa T, Bampalis D, Becher T, Battaglini D, Ge H, Luz M, Constantin JM, Ranieri M, Guerin C, Mancebo J, Pelosi P, Fumagalli R, Brochard L, Pesenti A. Sigh in Patients With Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure and ARDS: The PROTECTION Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial. Chest. 2021 04; 159(4):1426-1436. PMID: 33197403; PMCID: PMC7664474.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Gianni S, Morais CCA, Larson G, Pinciroli R, Carroll R, Yu B, Zapol WM, Berra L. Ideation and assessment of a nitric oxide delivery system for spontaneously breathing subjects. Nitric Oxide. 2020 11 01; 104-105:29-35. PMID: 32835810.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Safaee Fakhr B, Araujo Morais CC, De Santis Santiago RR, Di Fenza R, Gibson LE, Restrepo PA, Chang MG, Bittner EA, Pinciroli R, Fintelmann FJ, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Bedside monitoring of lung perfusion by electrical impedance tomography in the time of COVID-19. Br J Anaesth. 2020 11; 125(5):e434-e436. PMID: 32859359.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  14. Bottiroli M, Vignati G, Cannata A, Colombo J, Pinciroli R, Mondino M. [Platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome associated with patent foramen ovale and aortic root aneurysm]. G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2020 Jul; 21(7):562-563. PMID: 32555576.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Lei C, Su B, Dong H, Bellavia A, Di Fenza R, Safaee Fakhr B, Gianni S, Grassi LG, Kacmarek R, Araujo Morais CC, Pinciroli R, Vassena E, Berra L. Protocol of a randomized controlled trial testing inhaled Nitric Oxide in mechanically ventilated patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome in COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2). medRxiv. 2020 Mar 13. PMID: 32511534; PMCID: PMC7273302.
  16. Lei C, Su B, Dong H, Fakhr BS, Grassi LG, Di Fenza R, Gianni S, Pinciroli R, Vassena E, Morais CCA, Bellavia A, Spina S, Kacmarek R, Berra L. Protocol for a randomized controlled trial testing inhaled nitric oxide therapy in spontaneously breathing patients with COVID-19. medRxiv. 2020 Mar 13. PMID: 32511450; PMCID: PMC7239076.
  17. Florio G, Ferrari M, Bittner EA, De Santis Santiago R, Pirrone M, Fumagalli J, Teggia Droghi M, Mietto C, Pinciroli R, Berg S, Bagchi A, Shelton K, Kuo A, Lai Y, Sonny A, Lai P, Hibbert K, Kwo J, Pino RM, Wiener-Kronish J, Amato MBP, Arora P, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. A lung rescue team improves survival in obesity with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Crit Care. 2020 01 15; 24(1):4. PMID: 31937345; PMCID: PMC6961369.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Tardini F, Pinciroli R, Berra L. The intensive care unit: How to make this unfriendly environment geriatric-friendly. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2020 03; 46(3):379-382. PMID: 31973926.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Spina S, Lei C, Pinciroli R, Berra L. Hemolysis and Kidney Injury in Cardiac Surgery: The Protective Role of Nitric Oxide Therapy. Semin Nephrol. 2019 09; 39(5):484-495. PMID: 31514912.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  20. Pinciroli R, Checchi S, Bottiroli M, Monti G, Casella G, Fumagalli R. Endotoxin Activity Assay for the Detection of Whole Blood Endotoxemia in Critically Ill Patients. J Vis Exp. 2019 06 24; (148). PMID: 31282890.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Hayashida K, Miyazaki Y, Yu B, Silverman MG, Pinciroli R, Berra L, Malhotra R, Donnino MW, Ichinose F. Depletion of Vascular Nitric Oxide Contributes to Poor Outcomes after Cardiac Arrest. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 05 15; 199(10):1288-1290. PMID: 30785772; PMCID: PMC6519855.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Pirrone M, Imber DA, Marrazzo F, Pinciroli R, Zhang C, Bry L, Delaney ML, Dubois AM, Thomas JG, Nistico L, Melton-Kreft R, Bittner EA, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Silver-Coated Endotracheal Tubes Cleaned With a Mechanism for Secretion Removal. Respir Care. 2019 01; 64(1):1-9. PMID: 30181363.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  23. Darmon M, Helms J, De Jong A, Hjortrup PB, Weiss E, Granholm A, Pinciroli R, Poussardin C, Petersen MW, Sigaut S, Barreto BB, Moller MH, Azoulay E. Time trends in the reporting of conflicts of interest, funding and affiliation with industry in intensive care research: a systematic review. Intensive Care Med. 2018 Oct; 44(10):1669-1678. PMID: 30141174.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Teggia Droghi M, De Santis Santiago RR, Pinciroli R, Marrazzo F, Bittner EA, Amato MBP, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. High Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Allows Extubation of an Obese Patient. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 08 15; 198(4):524-525. PMID: 29702003.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Bottiroli M, Pinciroli R, Monti G, Casella G, Fumagalli R. Major contraindication to the endotoxemia activity assay in septic shock patients - Authors' reply. J Crit Care. 2018 02; 43:382-383. PMID: 29174464.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Bottiroli M, Monti G, Pinciroli R, Vecchi I, Terzi V, Ortisi G, Casella G, Fumagalli R. Prevalence and clinical significance of early high Endotoxin Activity in septic shock: An observational study. J Crit Care. 2017 10; 41:124-129. PMID: 28525777.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Pinciroli R, Mietto C, Piriyapatsom A, Chenelle CT, Thomas JG, Pirrone M, Bry L, Wojtkiewicz GR, Nahrendorf MP, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Endotracheal Tubes Cleaned With a Novel Mechanism for Secretion Removal: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Study. Respir Care. 2016 Nov; 61(11):1431-1439. PMID: 27460104.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  28. Pirrone M, Pinciroli R, Berra L. Microbiome, biofilms, and pneumonia in the ICU. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2016 Apr; 29(2):160-6. PMID: 26855081.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Pinciroli R, Fumagalli R. The unexpected epidural: a case report. BMC Anesthesiol. 2015 Jun 04; 15:83. PMID: 26041091.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Mietto C, Pinciroli R, Piriyapatsom A, Thomas JG, Bry L, Delaney ML, Du Bois A, Truelove J, Ackman JB, Wojtkiewicz GR, Nahrendorf M, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Tracheal tube obstruction in mechanically ventilated patients assessed by high-resolution computed tomography. Anesthesiology. 2014 Dec; 121(6):1226-35. PMID: 25254903.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  31. Berra L, Pinciroli R, Stowell CP, Wang L, Yu B, Fernandez BO, Feelisch M, Mietto C, Hod EA, Chipman D, Scherrer-Crosbie M, Bloch KD, Zapol WM. Autologous transfusion of stored red blood cells increases pulmonary artery pressure. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct 01; 190(7):800-7. PMID: 25162920; PMCID: PMC4299609.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Mietto C, Foley K, Salerno L, Oleksak J, Pinciroli R, Goverman J, Berra L. Removal of endotracheal tube obstruction with a secretion clearance device. Respir Care. 2014 Sep; 59(9):e122-6. PMID: 24368863.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Pinciroli R, Mietto C, Berra L. Use of high-definition computed tomography to assess endotracheal tube luminal narrowing after mechanical ventilation. Anesthesiology. 2013 Jul; 119(1):202. PMID: 23535503.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Mietto C, Pinciroli R, Patel N, Berra L. Ventilator associated pneumonia: evolving definitions and preventive strategies. Respir Care. 2013 Jun; 58(6):990-1007. PMID: 23709196.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Coppadoro A, Berra L, Kumar A, Pinciroli R, Yamada M, Schmidt UH, Bittner EA, Kaneki M. Critical illness is associated with decreased plasma levels of coenzyme Q10: a cross-sectional study. J Crit Care. 2013 Oct; 28(5):571-6. PMID: 23618779.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Pinciroli R, Mietto C, Berra L. Respiratory therapy device modifications to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2013 Apr; 26(2):175-83. PMID: 23286937.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  37. Mistraletti G, Giacomini M, Sabbatini G, Pinciroli R, Mantovani ES, Umbrello M, Palmisano D, Formenti P, Destrebecq AL, Iapichino G. Noninvasive CPAP with face mask: comparison among new air-entrainment masks and the Boussignac valve. Respir Care. 2013 Feb; 58(2):305-12. PMID: 22709435.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Mistraletti G, Giacomini M, Sabbatini G, Pinciroli R, Mantovani ES, Umbrello M, Palmisano D, Formenti P, Destrebecq AL, Iapichino G. Noninvasive CPAP With Face Mask: Comparison Among New Air-Entrainment Masks and the Boussignac Valve. Respir Care. 2013 Feb; 58(2):305-12. PMID: 23359725.
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