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DATE OF BIRTH: 01-09-10975


Phone number :+393384586715; +390521702417


High-school, “Liceo Scientifico L. Respighi”, Piacenza, Italy (1989-1994)

Medical Doctor (MD) degree at the University Medical School of Bologna (1994-2002)

Registrar in Radiology at the Academic Hospital of Parma (2002-2006)

PhD in "Advanced Cardio-Thoracic Imaging" at the University of Parma (2006-2010)

Visitor and research collaboration at the Royal Brompton Hospital of London (2005-present)

Visitor at the Department of Radiology of the Vancouver General Hospital (May-June 2007)

Research collaboration at the National Cancer Institute of Milan (2007-present)

Lecturer/Consultant at the Academic Hospital of Parma (2010-present).


He currently holds a clinical position as radiologist at the Academic Hospital of Parma (Italy).
His clinical activity is focused on high resolution CT (HRCT) of the chest. Routine clinical activity also includes evaluation of whole-body conventional radiography, CT, MRI and ultrasound examinations. Experience in emergency radiology.


His research focuses upon the application of advanced lung and airway imaging methods to benign and malignant thoracic disorders.
Specifically, he evaluates the effects of automatic analysis tools (CAD) on observer performance to detect and quantify lung diseases. Most of his research effort directed at quantifying chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) components, integrating cardio-thoracic imaging, comparing imaging methods to assess the response of lung cancer to treatment and refine the imaging of conditions with vascular components. Since 2007, he has also been involved in the analysis of the CT data generated by the MILD trial, and this has resulted in a number of important scientific publications.
At present, his main current research topics are the following: development of multidisciplinary systems to stratify risk of lung cancer, phenotyping of COPD, and evaluation of CT and MRI systems in pulmonary arterial hypertension. In addition, he has gained significant interest and expertise in interstitial lung disease, largely because of his attendance of the Royal Brompton Hospital (London) and the Vancouver General Hospital (Canada).


Counselor of the Section of Thoracic Imaging of the Italian Society of Medical Radiology

Counselor of the Section of Computed Tomography of the Italian Society of Medical Radiology

Secretary General of the European Society of Thoracic Imaging (2011-present).

Member of the Fleischner Society (2013-)


National Organiser of three national congresses: “Diffuse lug diseases” (Parma, April 2007); “Imaging of thoracic tumors” (Parma, December 2011); “what’s new on thoracic imaging” (Rome, October 2012); “HRCT courses” (Parma, Oct 2013, April and May 2014)

Member scientific committee of the following national congresses: Italian National Congress of Thoracic Imaging (Cortona, 23-25 September 2009); SIRM National Congress (Verona, 11-15 June 2009); Italian National Congress of Thoracic Imaging (Pollenzo, 23-25 September 2011); Master on Computed Tomography 2013 (organized by the Section of Computed Tomgraphy of the SIRM)
International Programme Committee, annual meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Imaging annual meeting (Heidelberg 2011, London ).

Chest scientific sub-committee, European Congress of Radiology (Vienna, 2012, 2013).


Moderator: European Congress of Radiology 2011 (SS 504 - Diffuse Lung Disease); European Congress of Radiology 2012 (MC 402 – Anatomy-based Imaging Review of Lung Disease); European Society of Radiology annual meeting, London 2012 (Interstitial Lung Disease session)

Speaker: European Society of Radiology annual meeting, Heidelberg 2011 (Characterizing and quantifying COPD in large cohorts – Italung and MILD; COPD phenotyping); Advancing in IPF Research (AIR meeting, Berlin 2011); European Congress of Radiology 2012, 2013, 2014 (COPD imaging); European Society of Radiology annual meeting, London 2012 (Nodular and reticular patterns); European Congress of Radiology 2013 (RC 1904 – COPD); Hermes National Summer School (ERS initiative, Milan 2013); World Congress of Thoracic Imaging, Seoul 2013 (Pleural and Chest Wall Tumours); ERS School Course on “Fibrosing interstitial lung diseses of idiopathic and exogenous origin. Phenotype approach” (Prague, 2014).

Selected by Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2008) for the project "Introduction to Research for International Young Academics (IRIYA) Program”.

Member of the COPDGene workshop group (American College of Radiology Education Center, Reston, Virginia, USA February 2010)

Member of the core panel of the ATS/ERS update of the International Consensus Classification of the Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias (2013)

Second International*COPD*Genetics*Consortium (Amsterdam 2012)

Supervisor of 12 medical school degree theses (University of Parma). Supervisor of three PhD theses (University of Parma). Teacher and lecturer of thoracic imaging to other specialities including oncologists, surgeons, chest physicians. Organizer of three national congresses of thoracic imaging. 20 national and 5 international lectures (including ESR and ESTI meetings) delivered in the last two years.


September 2007:"Pigorini prize" as distinguished italian chest radiologist (Castel del Monte, 2007)

June 2008:Certificate of merit for the poster entitled “Cystic lung disease in Birt-Hogg-Dubè syndrome” European Society of Thoracic Imaging (Nice, 2008)


2005 PRIN: "Bronchiectasis in COPD: prevalence and bacterial colonization” (PI: Prof F. Blasi, University of Milan)

2007 Regione Lombardia e Fondazione CARIPLO: “Lung cancer risk assessment by combined functional-radiological-genetic analyses” (PI: Dr U. Pastorino, National Cancer Institute of Milan)

2008 PRIN: "Computed Tomography and pulmonary scintigraphy in COPD acute exacerbations". (PI: Prof M. Pistolesi , University of Florence)

2008 Italian Minister of Public Health (5x1000): "Lung cancer and pulmonary inflammation: importance of early detection” (PI: Dr. U. Pastorino, National Cancer Institute of Milan)

2013: chief of the Radiology Unit for the project “OraMod: VPH based prediction of oral cancer reoccurrence in the clinical practice” (European grant)


Member of the Editorial Board of BMC Pulmonary Medicine and World Journal of Radiology


Regular reviewer for Radiology, European Radiology, Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, European Respiratory Journal, Radiologia Medica, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Clinical Radiology.


Articles (PubMed 14 February 2014)

1. Walsh SL, Wells AU, Sverzellati N, Keir GJ, Calandriello L, Antoniou KM, Copley SJ, Devaraj A, Maher TM, Renzoni E, Nicholson AG, Hansell DM. An integrated clinicoradiological staging system for pulmonary sarcoidosis: a case-cohort study. Lancet Respir Med. 2014;2(2):123-30.

2. Sozzi G, Boeri M, Rossi M, Verri C, Suatoni P, Bravi F, Roz L, Conte D, Grassi M, Sverzellati N, Marchiano A, Negri E, La Vecchia C, Pastorino U. Clinical Utility of a Plasma-Based miRNA Signature Classifier Within Computed Tomography Lung Cancer Screening: A Correlative MILD Trial Study. J Clin Oncol. 2014.[Epub ahead of print]

3. Spagnolo P, Sverzellati N, Wells AU, Hansell DM. Imaging aspects of the diagnosis of sarcoidosis. Eur Radiol. 2014 Jan 8.

4. Lavorini F, Di Bello V, De Rimini ML, Lucignani G, Marconi L, Palareti G, Pesavento R, Prisco D, Santini M, Sverzellati N, Palla A, Pistolesi M. Diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism: a multidisciplinary approach. Multidiscip Respir Med. 2013 19;8(1):75.

5. Scanagatta P, Sestini S, Sverzellati N. eComment. Pulmonary segmentectomies: should we follow segmental veins or deflation/inflation lines? Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013;17(6):980-1.

6. Pastorino U, Sverzellati N. Lung cancer: CT screening for lung cancer-do we have an answer? Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2013;10(12):672-3.

7. Walsh SL, Sverzellati N, Devaraj A, Keir GJ, Wells AU, Hansell DM. Connective tissue disease related fibrotic lung disease: high resolution computed tomographic and pulmonary function indices as prognostic determinants. Thorax. 2013 Nov 11. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2013-203843.

8. Travis WD, Costabel U, Hansell DM, King TE Jr, Lynch DA, Nicholson AG, Ryerson CJ, Ryu JH, Selman M, Wells AU, Behr J, Bouros D, Brown KK, Colby TV, Collard HR, Cordeiro CR, Cottin V, Crestani B, Drent M, Dudden RF, Egan J, Flaherty K, Hogaboam C, Inoue Y, Johkoh T, Kim DS, Kitaichi M, Loyd J, Martinez FJ, Myers J, Protzko S, Raghu G, Richeldi L, Sverzellati N, Swigris J, Valeyre D; ATS/ERS Committee on Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias. An official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement: Update of the international multidisciplinary classification of the idiopathic interstitial pneumonias. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013;188(6):733-48.

9. Colombi D, Lauro ED, Silva M, Manna C, Rossi C, Filippo MD, Zompatori M, Ruffini L, Sverzellati N. Non-small cell lung cancer after surgery and chemoradiotherapy: follow-up and response assessment. Diagn Interv Radiol. 2013;19(6):447-56.

10. Sverzellati N, Colombi D, Randi G, Pavarani A, Silva M, Walsh SL, Pistolesi M, Alfieri V, Chetta A, Vaccarezza M, Vitale M, Pastorino U. Computed tomography measurement of rib cage morphometry in emphysema. PLoS One. 2013 Jul 31;8(7):e68546. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068546.

11. Field JK, van Klaveren R, Pedersen JH, Pastorino U, Paci E, Becker N, Infante M, Oudkerk M, de Koning HJ; European Randomized Screening Trial Group. European randomized lung cancer screening trials: Post NLST. J Surg Oncol. 2013;108(5):280-6.

12. De Filippo M, Saba L, Concari G, Nizzoli R, Ferrari L, Tiseo M, Ardizzoni A, Sverzellati N, Paladini I, Ganazzoli C, Sconfienza LM, Carrafiello G, Brunese L, Genovese EA, Ampollini L, Carbognani P, Rusca M, Zompatori M, Rossi C. Predictive factors of diagnostic accuracy of CT-guided transthoracic fine-needle aspiration for solid noncalcified, subsolid and mixed pulmonary nodules. Radiol Med. 2013;118(7):1071-1081.

13. Sverzellati N. Highlights of HRCT imaging in IPF. Respir Res. 2013;14 Suppl1:S3.

14. Sverzellati N, Kuhnigk JM, Furia S, Diciotti S, Scanagatta P, Marchianò A,Molinari F, Stoecker C, Pastorino U. CT-based weight assessment of lung lobes: comparison with ex vivo measurements. Diagn Interv Radiol. 2013;19(5):355-9.

15. Attinà D, Niro F, Stellino M, Ciccarese F, Mineo G, Sverzellati N, Zompatori M. Evolution of the subsolid pulmonary nodule: a retrospective study in patients with different neoplastic diseases in a nonscreening clinical context. Radiol Med. 2013 May 28

16. Sverzellati N, Randi G, Spagnolo P, Marchianò A, Silva M, Kuhnigk JM, La Vecchia C, Zompatori M, Pastorino U. Increased mean lung density: Another independent predictor of lung cancer? Eur J Radiol 2013; 82(8):1325-31.

17. Molinari F, Pirronti T, Sverzellati N, Diciotti S, Amato M, Paolantonio G, Gentile L, Parapatt GK, D'Argento F, Kuhnigk JM. Intra- and interoperator variability of lobar pulmonary volumes and emphysema scores in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema: comparison of manual and semi-automated segmentation techniques. Diagn Interv Radiol 2013 Nov 27 [Epub ahead of print].

18. De Filippo M, Castagna A, Steinbach LS, Silva M, Concari G, Pedrazzi G, Pogliacomi F, Sverzellati N, Petriccioli D, Vitale M, Ceccarelli F, Zompatori M, Rossi C. Reproducible noninvasive method for evaluation of glenoid bone loss by multiplanar reconstruction curved computed tomographic imaging using a cadaveric model. Arthroscopy 2013;29:471-7.

19. Scichilone N, Contoli M, Paleari D, Pirina P, Rossi A, Sanguinetti CM, Santus P, Sofia M, Sverzellati N. Assessing and accessing the small airways; implications for asthma management. Pulm Pharmacol Ther 2013; 26:172-9.

20. Onniboni M, De Filippo M, Averna R, Coco L, Zompatori M, Sverzellati N, Rossi C. Magnetic resonance imaging in the complications of kidney transplantation. Radiol Med. 2012 Oct 22 [Epub ahead of print].

21. Silva M, Sverzellati N, Manna C, Negrini G, Marchianò A, Zompatori M, Rossi C, Pastorino U. Long-term surveillance of ground-glass nodules: evidence from the MILD trial. J Thorac Oncol 2012;7:1541-6. Erratum in: J Thorac Oncol 2012;7:e33.

22. Sverzellati N, De Filippo M, Quintavalla M, Randi G, Franco F, Cobelli R, Valentino M, Rossi C, Colombi D, Zompatori M. Interobserver Reliability of the Chest Radiograph in Pulmonary Embolism. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 2012 Oct 26[Epub ahead of print].

23. Caminati A, Cavazza A, Sverzellati N, Harari S. An integrated approach in the diagnosis of smoking-related interstitial lung diseases. Eur Respir Rev 2012 1;21:207-17.

24. Zompatori M, Mascalchi M, Ciccarese F, Sverzellati N, Pastorino U. Screening for lung cancer using low-dose spiral CT: 10 years later, state of the art. Radiol Med 2013;118:51-61.

25. Zompatori M, Mascalchi M, Ciccarese F, Sverzellati N, Pastorino U. Screening for lung cancer using low-dose spiral ct: 10 years later, state of the art. Radiol Med 2012.

26. Walsh SL, Sverzellati N, Devaraj A, Wells AU, Hansell DM. Chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis: High resolution computed tomography patterns and pulmonary function indices as prognostic determinants. Eur Radiol 2012;22:1672-1679.

27. Hochhegger B, Irion KL, Marchiori E, Sverzellati N, Kuhnigk J-M, Cademartiri F, Pastorino U. Reconstruction Algorithms and CT Emphysema Measurements. Radiology 2012; 263: 3 935. author reply.

28. Sverzellati N, Zompatori M. A practical approach to intensive care imaging. Respir Care 2012;57:1201-1202.

29. Sverzellati N, Cademartiri F, Bravi F, Martini C, Gira FA, Maffei E, Marchiano A, La Vecchia C, De Filippo M, Kuhnigk JM, Rossi C, Pastorino U. Relationship and prognostic value of modified coronary artery calcium score, fev1, and emphysema in lung cancer screening population: The mild trial. Radiology 2012;262:460-467.

30. Smith BM, Pinto L, Ezer N, Sverzellati N, Muro S, Schwartzman K. Emphysema detected on computed tomography and risk of lung cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Lung Cancer 2012;77:58-63.

31. Pastorino U, Rossi M, Rosato V, Marchiano A, Sverzellati N, Morosi C, Fabbri A, Galeone C, Negri E, Sozzi G, Pelosi G, La Vecchia C. Annual or biennial ct screening versus observation in heavy smokers: 5-year results of the mild trial. Eur J Cancer Prev 2012;21:308-315.

32. Mura M, Porretta MA, Bargagli E, Sergiacomi G, Zompatori M, Sverzellati N, Taglieri A, Mezzasalma F, Rottoli P, Saltini C, Rogliani P. Predicting survival in newly diagnosed idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: A 3-year prospective study. Eur Respir J 2012;40:101-109.

33. Mascalchi M, Sverzellati N, Falchini M, Favilli G, Lombardo S, Macconi L, Paci E, Pegna AL, Falaschi F, Zompatori M, Diciotti S. Changes in volume-corrected whole-lung density in smokers and former smokers during the italung screening trial. J Thorac Imaging 2012;27:255-262.

34. Mascalchi M, Diciotti S, Sverzellati N, Camiciottoli G, Ciccotosto C, Falaschi F, Zompatori M. Low agreement of visual rating for detailed quantification of pulmonary emphysema in whole-lung ct. Acta Radiol 2012;53:53-60.

35. Gafa G, Sverzellati N, Bonati E, Chetta A, Franco F, Rabaiotti E, De Filippo M, Marangio E, Figoli D, Meschi T, Zompatori M, Rossi C. Follow-up in pulmonary sarcoidosis: Comparison between hrct and pulmonary function tests. Radiol Med 2012; 117(6):968-78.

36. Barr RG, Berkowitz EA, Bigazzi F, Bode F, Bon J, Bowler RP, Chiles C, Crapo JD, Criner GJ, Curtis JL, Dass C, Dirksen A, Dransfield MT, Edula G, Erikkson L, Friedlander A, Galperin-Aizenberg M, Gefter WB, Gierada DS, Grenier PA, Goldin J, Han MK, Hanania NA, Hansel NN, Jacobson FL, Kauczor HU, Kinnula VL, Lipson DA, Lynch DA, MacNee W, Make BJ, Mamary AJ, Mann H, Marchetti N, Mascalchi M, McLennan G, Murphy JR, Naidich D, Nath H, Newell JD, Jr., Pistolesi M, Regan EA, Reilly JJ, Sandhaus R, Schroeder JD, Sciurba F, Shaker S, Sharafkhaneh A, Silverman EK, Steiner RM, Strange C, Sverzellati N, Tashjian JH, van Beek EJ, Washington L, Washko GR, Westney G, Wood SA, Woodruff PG. A combined pulmonary-radiology workshop for visual evaluation of copd: Study design, chest ct findings and concordance with quantitative evaluation. COPD 2012;9:151-159.

37. Tomassetti S, Carloni A, Chilosi M, Maffe A, Ungari S, Sverzellati N, Gurioli C, Casoni G, Romagnoli M, Ravaglia C, Poletti V. Pulmonary features of birt-hogg-dube syndrome: Cystic lesions and pulmonary histiocytoma. Respir Med 2011;105:768-774.

38. Sverzellati N, Guerci L, Randi G, Calabro E, La Vecchia C, Marchiano A, Pesci A, Zompatori M, Pastorino U. Interstitial lung diseases in a lung cancer screening trial. Eur Respir J 2011.

39. Sverzellati N, Devaraj A, Desai SR, Quigley M, Wells AU, Hansell DM. Method for minimizing observer variation for the quantitation of high-resolution computed tomographic signs of lung disease. J Comput Assist Tomogr 2011;35:596-601.

40. Steger S, Franco F, Sverzellati N, Chiari G, Colomer R. 3d assessment of lymph nodes vs. Recist 1.1. Acad Radiol 2011;18:391-394.

41. Piciucchi S, Tomassetti S, Casoni G, Sverzellati N, Carloni A, Dubini A, Gavelli G, Cavazza A, Chilosi M, Poletti V. High resolution ct and histological findings in idiopathic pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis: Features and differential diagnosis. Respir Res 2011;12:111.

42. Diciotti S, Sverzellati N, Kauczor HU, Lombardo S, Falchini M, Favilli G, Macconi L, Kuhnigk JM, Marchiano A, Pastorino U, Zompatori M, Mascalchi M. Defining the intra-subject variability of whole-lung ct densitometry in two lung cancer screening trials. Acad Radiol 2011;18:1403-1411.

43. De Filippo M, Gira F, Corradi D, Sverzellati N, Zompatori M, Rossi C. Benefits of 3d technique in guiding percutaneous retroperitoneal biopsies. Radiol Med 2011;116:407-416.

44. De Filippo M, Corsi A, Evaristi L, Bertoldi C, Sverzellati N, Averna R, Crotti P, Bini G, Tamburrini O, Zompatori M, Rossi C. Critical issues in radiology requests and reports. Radiol Med 2011;116:152-162.

45. Sverzellati N, Wells AU, Tomassetti S, Desai SR, Copley SJ, Aziz ZA, Zompatori M, Chilosi M, Nicholson AG, Poletti V, Hansell DM. Biopsy-proved idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: Spectrum of nondiagnostic thin-section ct diagnoses. Radiology 2010;254:957-964.

46. Sverzellati N, Ingegnoli A, Calabro E, Randi G, La Vecchia C, Marchiano A, Kuhnigk JM, Hansell DM, Zompatori M, Pastorino U. Bronchial diverticula in smokers on thin-section ct. Eur Radiol 2010;20:88-94.

47. Sverzellati N, De Filippo M, Bartalena T, Piciucchi S, Zompatori M. High-resolution computed tomography in the diagnosis and follow-up of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Radiol Med 2010;115:526-538.

48. Sverzellati N, Calabro E, Kunighk JM, Randi G, Pastorino U. Letter to the editor re: Evolution of emphysema in relation to smoking. Eur Radiol 2010;20:1621-1622; author reply 1623.

49. Rinaldi MF, Bartalena T, Giannelli G, Rinaldi G, Sverzellati N, Canini R, Gavelli G. Incidental lung nodules on ct examinations of the abdomen: Prevalence and reporting rates in the pacs era. Eur J Radiol 2010;74:e84-88.

50. Rinaldi MF, Bartalena T, Braccaioli L, Sverzellati N, Mattioli S, Rimondi E, Rossi G, Zompatori M, Battista G, Canini R. Three-dimensional analysis of pulmonary nodules: Variability of semiautomated volume measurements between different versions of the same software. Radiol Med 2010;115:403-412.

51. De Filippo M, Pogliacomi F, Bertellini A, Araoz PA, Averna R, Sverzellati N, Ingegnoli A, Corradi M, Costantino C, Zompatori M. Mdct arthrography of the wrist: Diagnostic accuracy and indications. Eur J Radiol 2010;74:221-225.

52. De Filippo M, Gira F, Corradi D, Sverzellati N, Zompatori M, Rossi C. Benefits of 3d technique in guiding percutaneous retroperitoneal biopsies. Radiol Med 2010.

53. De Filippo M, Corradi D, Nicolini F, Rastelli A, Ugo F, Araoz PA, Sverzellati N, Gherli T, Zompatori M. Hemangioma of the right atrium: Imaging and pathology. Cardiovasc Pathol 2010;19:121-124.

54. Caminati A, Graziano P, Sverzellati N, Harari S. Smoking-related interstitial lung diseases. Pathologica 2010;102:525-536.

55. Calabro E, Randi G, La Vecchia C, Sverzellati N, Marchiano A, Villani M, Zompatori M, Cassandro R, Harari S, Pastorino U. Lung function predicts lung cancer risk in smokers: A tool for targeting screening programmes. Eur Respir J 2010;35:146-151.

56. Bartalena T, Rinaldi MF, Modolon C, Braccaioli L, Sverzellati N, Rossi G, Rimondi E, Busacca M, Albisinni U, Resnick D. Incidental vertebral compression fractures in imaging studies: Lessons not learned by radiologists. World J Radiol 2010;2:399-404.

57. Bartalena T, Leoni C, Trossello MP, Rinaldi MF, Cianfoni A, Caprara G, Sverzellati N, De Filippo M, Padovani R. Hourglass cystic schwannoma of the trochlear nerve. Acta Biomed 2010;81:147-150.

58. Sverzellati N, Rastelli A, Chetta A, Schembri V, Fasano L, Pacilli AM, Di Scioscio V, Bartalena T, De Filippo M, Zompatori M. Airway malacia in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Prevalence, morphology and relationship with emphysema, bronchiectasis and bronchial wall thickening. Eur Radiol 2009;19:1669-1678.

59. Sverzellati N, Calabro E, Randi G, La Vecchia C, Marchiano A, Kuhnigk JM, Zompatori M, Spagnolo P, Pastorino U. Sex differences in emphysema phenotype in smokers without airflow obstruction. Eur Respir J 2009;33:1320-1328.

60. Marchiano A, Calabro E, Civelli E, Di Tolla G, Frigerio LF, Morosi C, Tafaro F, Ferri E, Sverzellati N, Camerini T, Mariani L, Lo Vullo S, Pastorino U. Pulmonary nodules: Volume repeatability at multidetector ct lung cancer screening. Radiology 2009;251:919-925.

61. De Filippo M, Sverzellati N, Zompatori M. Unenhanced ct in patients with chronic renal failure with clinical suspicion of small-bowel infarct. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2009;192:W266.

62. De Filippo M, Ingegnoli A, Carloni A, Verardo E, Sverzellati N, Onniboni M, Corsi A, Tomassetti S, Mazzei M, Volterrani L, Poletti V, Zompatori M. Erdheim-chester disease: Clinical and radiological findings. Radiol Med 2009;114:1319-1329.

63. De Filippo M, Bertellini A, Pogliacomi F, Sverzellati N, Corradi D, Garlaschi G, Zompatori M. Multidetector computed tomography arthrography of the knee: Diagnostic accuracy and indications. Eur J Radiol 2009;70:342-351.

64. De Filippo M, Araoz PA, Pogliacomi F, Castagna A, Petriccioli D, Sverzellati N, Zompatori M. Recurrent superior labral anterior-to-posterior tears after surgery: Detection and grading with ct arthrography. Radiology 2009;252:781-788.

65. Bartalena T, Rinaldi MF, Sverzellati N, Allegri V, Fanti S. Tract metastasis from previously unknown malignant pleural mesothelioma: A case report. Cases J 2009;2:7834.

66. Bartalena T, Giannelli G, Rinaldi MF, Rimondi E, Rinaldi G, Sverzellati N, Gavelli G. Prevalence of thoracolumbar vertebral fractures on multidetector ct: Underreporting by radiologists. Eur J Radiol 2009;69:555-559.

67. Pescarolo M, Sverzellati N, Verduri A, Chetta A, Marangio E, De Filippo M, Olivieri D, Zompatori M. How much do gold stages reflect ct abnormalities in copd patients? Radiol Med 2008;113:817-829.

68. De Filippo M, Pogliacomi F, Albisinni U, Quinto S, Bocchi C, Sverzellati N, Lipia S, Zompatori M. Occult large epiphyseal solitary plasmacytoma at multidetector row computer tomography detected by magnetic resonance imaging. Acta Biomed 2008;79:240-245.

69. De Filippo M, Onniboni M, Rusca M, Carbognani P, Ferrari L, Guazzi A, Casalini A, Verardo E, Cataldi V, Tiseo M, Sverzellati N, Chiari G, Rabaiotti E, Corsi A, Cacciani G, Sommario M, Ardizzoni A, Zompatori M. Advantages of multidetector-row ct with multiplanar reformation in guiding percutaneous lung biopsies. Radiol Med 2008;113:945-953.

70. De Filippo M, Giudici E, Sverzellati N, Zompatori M. Pancreas divisum and duodenal diverticula as two causes of acute or chronic pancreatitis that should not be overlooked: A case report. J Med Case Reports 2008;2:166.

71. De Filippo M, Calabrese M, Quinto S, Rastelli A, Bertellini A, Martora R, Sverzellati N, Corradi D, Vitale M, Crialesi G, Sarli L, Roncoroni L, Garlaschi G, Zompatori M. Congenital anomalies and variations of the bile and pancreatic ducts: Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography findings, epidemiology and clinical significance. Radiol Med 2008;113:841-859.

72. De Filippo M, Bertellini A, Sverzellati N, Pogliacomi F, Costantino C, Vitale M, Zappia M, Corradi D, Garlaschi G, Zompatori M. Multidetector computed tomography arthrography of the shoulder: Diagnostic accuracy and indications. Acta Radiol 2008;49:540-549.

73. Cataldi V, Laporta T, Sverzellati N, De Filippo M, Zompatori M. Detection of incidental vertebral fractures on routine lateral chest radiographs. Radiol Med 2008;113:968-977.

74. Castagnaro A, Rastelli A, Chetta A, Marangio E, Tzani P, De Filippo M, Aiello M, D'Ippolito R, Olivieri D, Sverzellati N, Zompatori M. High-resolution computed tomography evaluation of airway distensibility in asthmatic and healthy subjects. Radiol Med 2008;113:43-55.

75. Sverzellati N, Zompatori M, Poletti V, Geddes DM, Hansell DM. Small chronic pneumothoraces and pulmonary parenchymal abnormalities after bone marrow transplantation. J Thorac Imaging 2007;22:230-234.

76. Sverzellati N, Molinari F, Pirronti T, Bonomo L, Spagnolo P, Zompatori M. New insights on copd imaging via ct and mri. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2007;2:301-312.

77. Sverzellati N, Calabro E, Chetta A, Concari G, Larici AR, Mereu M, Cobelli R, De Filippo M, Zompatori M. Visual score and quantitative ct indices in pulmonary fibrosis: Relationship with physiologic impairment. Radiol Med 2007;112:1160-1172.

78. Ingegnoli A, Corsi A, Verardo E, De Filippo M, Sverzellati N, Zompatori M. Uncommon causes of tracheobronchial stenosis and wall thickening: Mdct imaging. Radiol Med 2007;112:1132-1141.

79. Zompatori M, Sverzellati N, Gentile T, Spaggiari L, Laporta T, Fecci L. Imaging of the patient with chronic bronchitis: An overview of old and new signs. Radiol Med 2006;111:634-639.

80. Sverzellati N, Poletti V, Chilosi M, Casoni G, Hansell D, Zompatori AM. The crazy-paving pattern in granulomatous mycosis fungoides: High-resolution computed tomography-pathological correlation. J Comput Assist Tomogr 2006;30:843-845.

81. Di Scioscio V, Zompatori M, Mistura I, Montanari P, Santilli L, Luccaroni R, Sverzellati N. The role of spiral multidetector dynamic ct in the study of williams-campbell syndrome. Acta Radiol 2006;47:798-800.

82. De Filippo M, Julsrud P, Araoz P, De Blasi M, Agnese G, Squarcia U, Ardissino D, Beghi C, Gherli T, Sverzellati N, Zompatori M. Mri evaluation of myocardial viability. Radiol Med 2006;111:1035-1053.

83. De Filippo M, De Blasi M, Paoli G, Sverzellati N, Beghi C, Ardissino D, Zompatori M. Imaging of post-traumatic cardiac rhabdomyolysis with normal coronary arteries. Acta Radiol 2006;47:941-943.

84. Cobelli R, Zompatori M, Sverzellati N, Levrini G. Attenuation of acute and chronic clots. Radiology 2006;238:376-377; author reply 377-378.

85. Zompatori M, Sverzellati N, Poletti V, Bna C, Ormitti F, Spaggiari E, Maffei E. High-resolution ct in diagnosis of diffuse infiltrative lung disease. Semin Ultrasound CT MR 2005;26:332-347.

86. Sverzellati N, Zompatori M, De Luca G, Chetta A, Bna C, Ormitti F, Cobelli R. Evaluation of quantitative ct indexes in idiopathic interstitial pneumonitis using a low-dose technique. Eur J Radiol 2005;56:370-375.

87. Sverzellati N, Chetta A, Calabro E, Carbognani P, Internullo E, Olivieri D, Zompatori M. Reliability of quantitative computed tomography to predict postoperative lung function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease having a lobectomy. J Comput Assist Tomogr 2005;29:819-824.

88. Spaggiari L, Sverzellati N, Versari A, Paci M, Ferrari G, Nicoli F, Zompatori M. Evaluation of n parameter in the staging of non-small cell lung cancer: Role of ct and pet. Radiol Med 2005;109:449-459.

89. Spaggiari E, Zompatori M, Verduri A, Chetta A, Bna C, Ormitti F, Sverzellati N, Rabaiotti E. Early smoking-induced lung lesions in asymptomatic subjects. Correlations between high resolution dynamic ct and pulmonary function testing. Radiol Med 2005;109:27-39.

90. Cobelli R, Zompatori M, Lombardo E, Sverzellati N, Yeh BM, Kurzman P. Opacification of the inferior vena cava and inspiration-associated artifacts. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2005;184:1361; author reply 1361-1362.

91. Bna C, Zompatori M, Ormitti F, Sverzellati N, Verduri A. High resolution ct (hrct) of the lung in adults. Defining the limits between normal and pathologic findings. Radiol Med 2005;109:460-471.

92. Zompatori M, Bna C, Poletti V, Spaggiari E, Ormitti F, Calabro E, Tognini G, Sverzellati N. Diagnostic imaging of diffuse infiltrative disease of the lung. Respiration 2004;71:4-19.

Other articles

Primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism: Findings on chest X-rays and high resolution CT. S. Piciucchi, V. Poletti, N. Sverzellati , G. Gavelli, A. Carloni. European Journal of Radiology Extra 70 (2009): e107–e110.

Ingested aluminium foreign body. Tommaso Bartalena, Maria Francesca Rinaldi, Giovanni Rinaldi, Sara Zanzani, Nicola Sverzellati, Giovanni Tani, Rita Sciutti. European Journal of Radiology Extra 71 (2009): e23–e24.

MRI findings of Tietze’s syndrome mimicking mediastinal malignancy on MDCT. Massimo De Filippo, Alessandra Albini, Viviana Castaldi, Delio Monaco, Nicola Sverzellati, Paolo Carbognani, Michele Rusca, Guido Rindi, Maurizio Zompatori. European Journal of Radiology Extra 65 (2008) 33–35.

Aorto-duodenal fistula: multidetector computed tomography and gastroduodenoscopy findings of a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. De Filippo M, Sverzellati N, Albini A, Rabaiotti E, Cavestro M, Quinto S, Zompatori M. Digestive Endoscopy 2007; 19: 153-154.

Recenti acquisizioni dell’imaging radiologico nella broncopneumopatia cronica ostruttiva. Zompatori M, Sverzellati N, Poletti V, Laporta T. Rassegna di Patologia dell’Apparato Respiratorio 2007; 22: 134-146

Articles in press

An official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement: update of the international multidisciplinary consensus classification of the Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2013

Sverzellati N. Highlights of HRCT imaging in IPF. Resp Res 2013

Sverzellati N, Kuhnigk JM, Furia S, Diciotti S, Scanagatta P, Marchianò A, Stoecker C, Pastorino U.
CT-based weight assessment of lung lobes: comparison with real measurements. Diagn Interv Radiol 2013

Book chapters:

Ariozzi I, Manna C, Zambrini E, Pavarani A, Sverzellati N. Interstitial Lung Diseases. In Computed Tomgraphy Imaging. Editore: Saba L. Taylor & Francis Group.
Sverzellati N. Lung cancer screening: who should take par tand what are the concerns? International Day of Radiology (IDoR) booklet 2013, pages 36-37(

Patologia toracica di interesse chirurgico. Carbognani P, Ampollini L, Rusca M Editori. Monte Sapere Parma Editore. Imaging della patologia neoplastica del torace. Di Lauro E, Silva M, Rossi C, Buttarelli L, Sverzellati N.

Manuale di Diagnostica per Immagini per il Corso di Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia – Editori: Zompatori & Mignani. Esculapio, 2008. Diagnostica per immagini della patologia toracica nell’adulto. Capitolo 5, 69-105. Zompatori M, Rastelli A, Sverzellati N.

Manuale di tomografia computerizzata multidetettore-Editori: Roberto Dore. Silvia Magnali. Maurizio Zompatori 2008.Torace-Capitolo 22. Polmoni e Vie Aeree. Maurizio Zompatori, Laureline Berteloot, Nicola Sverzellati.

MEDICAL RADIOLOGY - Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Oncology
Volume Cardiothoracic Imaging (2008) Edited by M. Rémy-Jardin and J. Rémy.
Imaging findings associated with left-sided cardiac dysfunction. Chapter 14, 209-218. Sverzellati N, Hansell DM.

Imaging of the Chest. Editors Müller & Silva. Elsevier, 2008.
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis and tuberous sclerosis. Chapter 42, 730-742.
Sverzellati N, Hansell DM.

Encyclopedia of Diagnostic Imaging - Editor E Baert. Springer, 2007.
Interstitial Lung Diseases, Unknown Etiology
Sverzellati N, Hansell DM

Encyclopedia of Diagnostic Imaging - Editor E Baert. Springer, 2007.
Interstitial Lung Diseases, known causes or association
Hansell DM, Sverzellati N

Book chapters in press:

Grainger and Allison’s Diagnostic Radiology 6th edition.
High-resolution computed tomography of interstitial and occupational lung disease
Sverzellati N, Hansell DM

Grainger and Allison’s Diagnostic Radiology 6th edition.
Airspace disease
Sverzellati N, Desai SR

Completion accademic year: 2019/2020

Completion accademic year: 2018/2019

Completion accademic year: 2017/2018

Completion accademic year: 2016/2017

Completion accademic year: 2015/2016

Completion accademic year: 2014/2015




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