Publications

Publications

Selection since 2000


Lavezzi, AM, Poloniato A, Rovelli R, Lorioli L, Iasi GA, Pusiol T , Barera G, Ferrero S.

Massive amniotic fluid aspiration in a case of sudden neonatal death with severe hypoplasia of the retrotrapezoid/parafacial respiratory group.

Front Pediatr 2019; 7:116.


Lavezzi AM, Paradiso B, Pusiol T, Piscioli F.

Letter to the Editor: Neuropathology of Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse.

Early Hum Dev 2019; 130:121


Mehboob R, Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Substance P in brainstems of Sudden Unexplained Perinatal Death.

Amazon Kindle edition 2018.


Paradiso B, Ferrero S, Thiene G, Lavezzi AM.

Variability of the medullary arcuate nucleus in humans.

Brain Behav 2018; e01133. doi: 10.1002/brb3.1133.


Lavezzi AM.

Toxic Effect of Cigarette Smoke on Brainstem Nicotinic Receptor Expression: Primary Cause of Sudden Unexplained Perinatal Death.

Toxics 2018 Oct 18;6(4). pii: E63. doi: 10.3390/toxics6040063.


Lavezzi AM, Ferrero S. Paradiso B, Chamitava L, Piscioli F, Pusiol T.

Neuropathology of early Sudden Infant Death Syndrome – Hypoplasia of the pontine Kölliker-Fuse nucleus: a possible marker of unexpected collapse during Skin-to-Skin Care.

Am J Perinatol, 2018 Aug 31. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1669398.

Paradiso B, Simonato M, Thiene G, Lavezzi AM.

From fix to fit into the autoptic human brains.

Eur J Histochem 2018 Aug 27; 62(3). doi: 10.4081/ejh.2018.2944.


Lavezzi AM, Ferrero S, Lattuada D, Piscioli F, Alfonsi G, Matturri L.

Pathobiological expression of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in cerebellar cortex of sudden fetal and infant death victims.

Int J Dev Neurosci 2018; 66: 9–17.


Lattuada D, Alfonsi G, Roncati L, Pusiol T, Bulfoni A, Ferrero S, Lavezzi AM.

Mitochondrial DNA content: a new biomarker for Sudden Intrauterine Unexplained Death Syndrome (SIUDS).

Mitochondrion 2018; 40: 13-15.


Filonzi L, Magnani C, Lavezzi AM, Vaghi M, Nosetti L, Nonnis Marzano F.

Detoxification genes polymorphisms in SIDS exposed to tobacco smoke.

Gene 2018; 30; 648:1-4.


Lavezzi AM, Johanson CE, eds.

EBook: “New Approaches to the Pathogenesis of Sudden Intrauterine Unexplained Death and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome”.

Frontiers in Neurology & Frontiers in Pediatrics. Lausanne, Frontiers Media 2017.


Lavezzi AM, Johanson CE.

Editorial: New approaches to the pathogenesis of sudden intrauterine unexplained death and sudden infant death syndrome.

Front Neurol 2017; 8: 441.


Lavezzi AM, Piscioli F, Pusiol T.

Sudden unexpected postnatal collapse of healthy newborn infant after skin to skin contact: neuropathological study.

Med Medical J 2017 32:270-271.


Lavezzi AM, Ferrero S, Roncati L, Piscioli F, Pusiol T, Matturri L.

Nicotinic receptor abnormalities in the cerebellar cortex of sudden unexplained fetal and infant death victims-Possible correlation with maternal smoking.

ASN Neuro 2017; 9(4): 1-10.


Lavezzi AM, Piscioli F, Pusiol T.

Sudden unexpected postnatal collapse at 20 hours from birth during skin-to- skin care related to brainstem developmental alterations - First case report.

Folia Neuropathol 2017; 55: 235-241.


Roncati L, Piscioli F, Pusiol T, Lavezzi AM.

Neuropathological protocol for the study of unexplained stillbirth.

Folia Neuropathol 2017; 55:79-85.


Mohorovic L, Lavezzi AM, Stifter S, Micovic V, Materljan E.

Brain blood barrier defects and ferric-iron brain accumulation as cause of gradually neurodegenerative brain disease.

ADCN 2017; 1(3): 1-2.


Lavezzi AM.

Importance of an extensive examination in case of fetal death.

Bratisl Lek Listy 2017;118:66.


Roncati L, Pusiol T, Piscioli F, Lavezzi AM.

Neurodevelopmental disorders and pesticide exposure: the northeastern Italian experience.

Arch Toxicol 2017; 91: 603-604.


Lavezzi AM, Ferrero S, Matturri L, Roncati L, Pusiol T.

Developmental neuropathology of brainstem respiratory centers in unexplained stillbirth: What's the meaning?

Int J Dev Neurosci 2016; 53: 99-106.


Lavezzi AM, Ferrero S, Roncati L, Pusiol T, Matturri L.

Impaired orexin receptor expression in the Kölliker-Fuse nucleus in sudden infant death syndrome: possible involvement of this nucleus in arousal pathophysiology.

Neurol Res. 2016; 38:706-716.


Roncati L, Pusiol T, Piscioli F, Barbolini G, Maiorana A, Lavezzi A.

The First 5-Year-Long Survey on Intrauterine Unexplained Sudden Deaths from the Northeast Italy.

Fetal Pediatr Pathol 2016; 16:1-12.


Pusiol T, Lavezzi AM, Matturri L, Termopoli V, Cappiello A, Piscioli F, Roncati L.

Impact Assessment of Endocrine Disruptors on Sudden Intrauterine and Infant Death Syndromes.

Eur J Forensic Sci 2016; 3:8-15.


Pusiol T, Roncati L, Lavezzi AM, Taddei F, Piscioli F, Ottaviani G.

Sudden fetal death due to dualism of the sino-atrial node.

Cardiovasc Pathol 2016; 25:325-328.


Lavezzi AM, Alfonsi G, Pusiol T, Matturri L.

Decreased argyrophilic nucleolar organizer region (AgNOR) expression in Purkinje cells: first signal of neuronal damage in sudden fetal and infant death.

J Clin Pathol 2016; 69:58-63.


Lavezzi AM.

A new theory to explain the underlying pathogenetic mechanism of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Front Neurol, 2015; 6:220. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2015.00220.


Pusiol T, Lavezzi A, Piscioli F, Roncati L.

Sudden Infant Death due to Imported Malignant Malaria in Europe

Eur J Forensic Sci 2015; 2: 18-20.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Matturri L.

Reply to the Letter to Editor of Mage and Donner about the work "Developmental alterations of the auditory brainstem centers - pathogenetic implications in sudden infant death syndrome” (J Neurol Sci. 2015 doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2015.07.050).

J Neurol Sci, 2015; doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2015.09.017.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Matturri L.

Developmental alterations of the auditory brainstem centers - Pathogenetic implications in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

J Neurol Sci, 2015; 357: 257-263.


Lavezzi AM, Cappiello A, Termopoli V, Bonoldi E, Matturri L.

Sudden infant death with area postrema lesion likely due to insecticide wrong use. A Case Report.

Pediatrics, 2015; Sep 14. pii: peds.2015-0425.


Lavezzi AM, Pusiol T, Matturri L.

Cytoarchitectural and functional abnormalities of the inferior colliculus in sudden unexplained perinatal death.

Medicine 2015; 94(6):e487.


Lavezzi AM, Cappiello A, Pusiol T, Corna MF, Termopoli V, Matturri L.

Pesticide exposure during pregnancy, like nicotine, affects the brainstem a7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor expression, increasing the risk of sudden unexplained perinatal death.

J Neurol Sci 2015; 348: 94-100 - doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2014.11.014.


Lavezzi AM, Corna MF, Matturri L.

Disruption of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) immunoreactivity in the human Kölliker-Fuse nucleus in victims of unexplained fetal and infant death.

Front Hum Neurosci, 2014; 8:648.


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM.

Proposal of the acronym “SIUDS” for Unexplained Stillbirths, like “SIDS”.

J Neonatal Biol 2014, doi.org/10.4172/2167-0897.1000165


Lavezzi AM, Corna MF, Alfonsi G, Matturri L.

Possible role of the a7 nicotinic receptors in mediating nicotine’s effect on developing lung – Implications in unexplained human perinatal death.

BMC Pulmonary Med, 2014; 14:11.


Atti del primo corso Nazionale ai sensi dell'art. 4 della Legge 31/2006 (Trento, 24 ottobre 2013).

Eziopatogenesi, diagnosi, genetica, tossicologia e legislazione della sindrome della morte inaspettata fetale e della morte improvvisa del lattante.

Ed. Giunta della Provincia autonoma di Trento, Assessorato alla Salute e solidarietà sociale, 2014; pp.1:106.


Pusiol T, Lavezzi AM, Radice F, Alfonsi G, Matturri L.

Unsuspected imported malaria in a case of sudden infant death.

World J Clin Infect Dis, 2014; 25: 5-8.


Pusiol T, Morichetti D, Zorzi MG, Matturri L, Lavezzi AM.

Sudden Intrauterine Unexpected Fetal Death Syndrome and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Iran J Pediatr, 2014; 24: 454-455.


Cappiello A, Famiglini G, Palma P, Termopoli V, Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Determination of selected endocrine disrupting compounds in human fetal and newborn tissues by GC-MS.

Anal Bioanal Chem. 2014; 406:2779-2788


Matturri L, Del Corno G, Lavezzi AM.

Sudden infant death following hexavalent vaccination: a neuropathologic study.

Curr Med Chem, 2014; 21:941-946.


Mohorovic L, Lavezzi AM, Stifter S, Perry G, Malatestinic D, Micovic V, Materljan E, Haller H, Petrovic O.

Methemoglobinemia—A biomarker and a link to ferric iron accumulation in Alzheimer’s disease.

Adv Biosci Biotechnol, 2014, 5:12-18.


Lavezzi AM, Corna MF, Repetti ML, Matturri L.

Cerebellar Purkinje cell vulnerability to prenatal nicotine exposure in sudden unexplained perinatal death.

Folia Neuropathol, 2013; 51: 290-301.


Mecchia D, Casale V, Oneda R, Matturri L, Lavezzi AM.

Sudden death of an infant with cardiac, nervous system and genetic involvement – a case report.

Diagn Pathol, 2013; 8:159.


Lavezzi AM, Matturri L, Del Corno G, Johanson CE.

Vulnerability of fourth ventricle choroid plexus in sudden unexplained fetal and infant death syndromes related to smoking mothers.

Int J Dev Neurosci, 2013; 31:319-327.


Mohorovic L, Perry G, Lavezzi AM, Stifter S, Malatestinic D, Micovic V, Materljan E, Haller H, Petrovic O.

Methemoglobin catabolism and Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's & Dementia, 2013, 9: p861.


Lavezzi AM, Corna MF, Matturri L.

Neuronal nuclear antigen (NeuN): a useful marker of neuronal immaturity in sudden unexplained perinatal death.

J Neurol Sci, 2013; 329:45-50.


Lavezzi AM, Casale V, Oneda R, Gioventù S, Matturri L, Farronato G.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) in children with class III malocclusion: involvement of the PHOX2B gene.

Sleep Breath, 2013; 17:1275-1280.


Mecchia D, Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Primary cardiac fibroma and cardiac conduction system alterations in a case of sudden death of a 4-month-old infant.

Open Cardiovasc Med J, 2013; 7:47-49.


Lavezzi AM, Alfonsi G, Matturri L.

Pathophysiology of the human locus coeruleus complex in fetal-neonatal sudden unexplained death.

Neurol Res 2013; 35:44-53.


Casale V, Oneda R, Matturri L, Lavezzi AM.

Investigation of 5-HTT expression using quantitative real-time PCR in the human brain in SIDS Italian cases.

Exp Mol Pathol 2013; 94:239-242.


Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Neuroanatomical dysmorphology of the medial superior olivary nucleus in sudden fetal and infant death.

Front Hum Neurosci 2012; 6:322.


Lavezzi AM, Weese-Mayer DE, Yu MY, Jennings LJ, Corna MF, Casale V, Oneda R, Matturri L.

Developmental alterations of the respiratory human retrotrapezoid nucleus in sudden unexplained fetal and infant death.

Auton Neurosci 2012; 170: 12-19.


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM, Del Corno G.

Italian national data bank of stillbirth versus SIDS. A new epidemiological and pathological perspective.

J Neonatal Biol 2012; 1:104. doi:10.4172/2167-0897.1000104.


Mohorovic L, Materljan E, Micovic V, Malatestinic D, Stifter S, Lavezzi AM.

Impacts of exogenously derived nitrogen oxide and sulfur compounds on the structure and function of the vascular endothelium link pregnancy hypertension with later life hypertension.

J Hypertens Open Access 2012; 1:103. doi:10.4172/ jhoa.1000103.


Lavezzi AM, Mecchia D, Matturri L.

Neuropathology of the area postrema in sudden intrauterine and infant death syndromes related to tobacco smoke exposure.

Auton Neurosci 2012; 166: 29-34.


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM.

Unexplained stillbirth versus SIDS: common congenital diseases of the autonomic nervous system - pathology and nosology.

Early Hum Dev 2011;87: 209-215.


Lavezzi AM, Mohorovic L, Alfonsi G, Corna MF, Matturri L.

Brain iron accumulation in unexplained fetal and infant death victims with smoker mothers - the possible involvement of maternal methemoglobinemia.

BMC Pediatr 2011; 11: 62-68.


Lavezzi AM, Mehboob R, Matturri L.

Developmental alterations of the spinal trigeminal nucleus disclosed by substance P immunohistochemistry in fetal and infant sudden unexplained deaths.

Neuropathology 2011; 31: 405-413.


Lavezzi AM, Farronato G, Mauri M, Santoro F, Matturri L.

Common neurological alterations of the rubro-olivary patway (Guillain-Mollaret triangle) in different pathological fields: from palatal myoclonus to sudden unexplained fetal and infant death - A possible interpretation.

Eur Neurol J 2011;3: 8-14.


Matturri L, Mecchia D, Lavezzi AM.

Severe intra- and periventricular hemorrhage: role of arteriolosclerosis related to maternal smoke.

Childs Nerv Syst 2011; 27: 1979-1983.


Lavezzi AM, Corna MF, Matturri L.

Ependymal alterations in sudden intrauterine unexpalined death and sudden infant death syndrome: possible primary consequence of prenatal exposure to cigarette smoking.

Neural Dev 2010; 5: 17-25.


Casale V, Oneda R, Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Optimisation of postmortem tissue preservation and alternative protocol for serotonin transporter gene polymorphisms amplification in SIDS and SIUD cases.

Exp Mol Pathol 2010; 88: 202-205.


Lavezzi AM, Corna MF, Mehboob R, Matturri L.

Neuropathology of the intermediolateral nucleus of the spinal cord in sudden unexplained perinatal and infant death.

Int J Dev Neurosci 2010; 28: 133-138.


Matturri L, Giuliani P, Scarpato M, Bonani L, Mecchia D, Lavezzi AM.

Italian National Data Bank of stillbirth versus SIDS.

Public Health Reports 2010; 125: 516.


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM.

Morte fetale versus SIDS (Legge n.31) - Patologie (congenite) del sistema neurovegetativo e di conduzione cardiaco legate all'embriogenesi e allo sviluppo nella morte inspiegabile perinatale e nella SIDS.

Riv It Ginecol 2010; 28: 294-298.


Lavezzi AM, Corna M, R Mingrone R, Matturri L.

Study of the human hypoglossal nucleus: normal development and morpho-functional alterations in sudden unexplained late fetal and infant death.

Brain Dev 2010; 32: 275-284.


Lavezzi AM, Corna M, Matturri L, Santoro F.

Neuropathology of the Guillain-Mollaret triangle (dentato-rubro-olivary network) in sudden unexplained perinatal death and SIDS.

Open Neurol J 2009; 3: 48-53.


Matturri L, Mecchia D, Lavezzi AM.

Birth and progression of systemic atherosclerosis in human fetus and infant of smoker parents: a pathological study.

JCCM 2009; 4: 544-557.


Ottaviani G, Mingrone R, Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Infant and perinatal pulmonary hypoplasia frequently associated with brainstem hypodevelopment.

Virchows Arch 2009; 454: 451 456.


Milei J, Lavezzi AM, Bruni B, Grana DR, Azzato F, Matturri L.

Carotid barochemoreceptor pathological findings regarding carotid plaque status and aging.

Can J Cardiol 2009; 25: 6-12.


Filonzi L, Magnani C, Lavezzi AM, Rindi G, Parmigiani S, Bevilacqua G, Matturri L, Nonnis Marzano F.

Association of dopamine transporter and monoamine oxidase molecular polymorphisms with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and stillbirth: new insights into the serotonin hypothesis.

Neurogenetics, 2009; 10: 65-72.


Lavezzi AM, Casale V, Oneda R, Weese-Mayer DW, Matturri L.

Sudden infant death syndrome and sudden intrauterine unexplained death: correlation between hypoplasia of raphe nuclei and serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism.

Ped Res 2009; 66: 22-27.


Lavezzi AM, Mauri M, Mecchia D, Matturri L.

Developmental alterations of the prefrontal cerebral cortex in sudden unexplained perinatal and infant deaths.

J Perinat Med 2009; 37: 297-303.


Mecchia D, Lavezzi AM, Mauri M, Matturri L.

Feto-placental atherosclerotic lesions in intrauterine fetal demise: role of parental cigarette smoking.

Open Cardiovasc Med J 2009; 3:51-56.


Mingrone R, Fulcheri E, Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Absolute shortness of the umbilical cord and hypoplasia of the arcuate nucleus and of the parabrachial/Kölliker-Fuse complex in a case of sudden intrauterine fetal death.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2009; 147:112-114.


Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Fibromuscolar hyperplasia of the pulmonary artery in sudden infant and perinatal unexpected death.

Cardiovasc Pathol 2009; 18: 223-230.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM.

Guidelines for neuropathologic diagnostics of perinatal unexpected loss and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) - A technical protocol.

Virchows Arch 2008; 452: 19-25.


Milei J, Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM, Grana DR, Stella I, Matturri L.

Perinatal and infant early atherosclerotic coronary lesions.

Can J Cardiol 2008; 24: 137-141.


Mingrone R, Fulcheri E, Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Chorioamnionitis and congenital abnormalities if the brainstem (arcuate nucleus and pre-Botzinger hypoplasia) in a case of late unexplained stillbirth.

Open Pathol J 2008; 2: 24-27.


Ottaviani G., Matturri L.

Histopathology of the cardiac conduction system in sudden intrauterine unexplained death.

Cardiovasc Pathol 2008; 17: 146-155.


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM.

Neuropathology and genetics of congenital unexpected perinatal loss.

Acta Paediatr 2008; 97(suppl.458): 24-25.


Nonnis Marzano F, Maldini M, Filoni L, Lavezzi AM, Parmigiani S, Magnani C, Bevilacqua G, Matturri L.

Genes regulating serotonin metabolic patway in the brainstem and their role in the etiopathogenesis of the sudden infant death sindrome.

Genomics, 2008; 91: 485-491.


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM.

Anatomopathological features of the unexplained perinatal loss.

Eur Obst Gynaecol 2008 ; 3: 2-4.


Matturri L, Mauri M, Ferrero EM, Lavezzi AM.

Unexpected perinatal loss versus SIDS - a common neuropathologic entity.

Open Neurol J 2008, 2: 45-50.


Jaster JH, Ottaviani G, Matturri L, Lavezzi AM, Zamecnik J, Smith TW.

Sudden unexpected death related to medullary brain lesions.

Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2008; 29:371-374.


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM.

Anatomia patologica della morte inaspettata fetale versus SIDS.

In: “SIDS- Conoscerla per ridurne il rischio”- Editeam ed., Cento (Fe) 2008; Cap.6, pp. 75-91.


Lavezzi A.M., Matturri L.

Functional neuroanatomy of the human pre-Bötzinger complex with particular reference to sudden unexplained perinatal and infant death.

Neuropathology 2008; 28: 10-16.


Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Hypoplasia of the parafacial/facial complex: a very frequent finding in sudden unexplained fetal

Open Neurosci J 2008; 2: 1-5.


Ottaviani G. Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Sudden unexpected death in young athletes.

Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2008; 29: 337-339.


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM.

Pathology of the central autonomic nervous system in stillbirth.

Open Ped Med J 2007; 1: 1-8.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Matturri L.

Ontogenesis of human cerebellar cortex and biopathological characterization in sudden unexplained fetal and infant death.

Virchows Arch 2007; 450: 31-40.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Mauri M, Matturri L.

Biopathology of the dentate-olivary complex in sudden unexplained perinatal and sudden infant death syndrome related to maternal cigarette smoking.

Neurol Res 2007: 29: 525-532.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Terni L, Matturri L.

Histological and biological developmental characterization of the human cerebellar cortex.

Int J Dev Neurosci 2006; 24: 365-371.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Mauri M, Matturri L.

Alterations of biological features of the cerebellum in sudden perinatal and infant death.

Curr Mol Med 2006; 6: 429-435.


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM.

Fetal arterial changes in response to maternal cigarette smoking: revisiting the natural history of the earliest stage of atherosclerosis.

Curr Cardiol Rev 2006; 2: 255-259.


Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM, Matturri L.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) shortly after hexavalent vaccination: another pathology in suspected-SIDS?

Virchows Arch 2006; 448: 100-104.


Ottaviani G, Matturri L, Mingrone R, Lavezzi AM.

Hypoplasia and neuronal immaturity of the hypoglossal nucleus in sudden infant death.

J Clin Pathol 2006; 59: 497-500.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM.

Maternal smoking and sudden infant death syndrome: epidemiological study related to pathology.

Virchows Arch 2006; 449: 697-706.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM, Grana D, Milei J.

Madres fumadoras y aterosclerosis prenatal.

Rev Argent Cardiol 2005; 73: 366-369.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Mingrone R, Mauri M, Lavezzi AM.

Cigarette smoking as a risk factor for coronary artery disease and sudden unexpected death in fetuses and infants.

Cardiol Young 2005; 15: 102.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM.

Early atherosclerosis lesions in infancy: role of parental cigarette smoking.

Virchows Arch 2005; 447: 74-80.


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM, Silvestri F, Grana DR,Bussani R, Rossi L, Milei J.

Severe carotid barochemoreceptor involvement in stroke.

Int J Cardiol 2005; 98: 439-445.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Matturri L.

Biology of the smooth muscle cells in human atherosclerosis.

APMIS 2005; 113: 112-121.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM, Ramos SG.

Peripheral chemoreceptors and sudden infant death syndrome: a wide open problem.

Curr Cardiol Rev 2005; 1: 65-70.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Mingrone R, Matturri L.

Analysis of the human locus coeruleus in perinatal and infant sudden unexplained death. Possible role of the cigarette smoking in the development of this nucleus.

Dev Brain Res 2005; 154: 71-80.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Matturri L.

Adverse effects of prenatal tobacco smoke exposure on biological parameters of the developing brainstem.

Neurobiol Dis 2005; 20: 601-607.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM.

Sudden infant death triggered by dive reflex.

J Clin Pathol 2005; 58: 77-80.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Mauri M, Terni L, Matturri L.

Involvement of the En-2 gene in normal and abnormal development of the human arcuate nucleus.

Int J Exp Pathol 2005; 86: 25-31.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM.

Techniques and criteria in pathologic and forensic-medical diagnostics of sudden unexpected infant and perinatal death.

Am J Clin Pathol 2005: 124:259-268.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Benedetti G, Agosta E, Lavezzi AM.

Unexpected perinatal death and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): anatomo-pathological and legal aspects.

Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2005; 26: 155-160.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM

Unexpected sudden death related to medullary brain lesions.

Acta Neuropathol (Berl) 2005; 109: 554-555.


Ottaviani G, Matturri L, Bruni B, Lavezzi AM.

Sudden infant death syndrome "gray zone" disclosed only by a study of the brain stem on serial sections.

J Perinat Med 2005; 33: 165-169.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Alfonsi G, Crippa M, Rossi L, Lavezzi AM.

Study of the brainstem, particularly the arcuate nucleus, in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and sudden intrauterine unexplained death (SIUD).

Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2004; 25: 44-48.

Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Matturri L.

Role of somatostatin and apoptosis in breathing control in sudden perinatal and infant unexplained death.

Clin Neuropathol 2004; 23: 304-310.


Biondo B, Magagnin S, Bruni B, Cazzullo A, Tosi D, Matturri L.

Glial and neuronal alterations in the nucleus tractus solitarii of sudden infant death victims.

Acta Neuropathol (Berl) 2004; 108: 309-318.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Matturri L.

Involvement of somatostatin in breathing control before and after birth, and in perinatal and infant sudden unexplained death.

Folia Neuropthol 2004; 42: 59-65.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Ballabio G, Rossi L, Matturri L.

Preliminary Study on the cytoarchitecture of the human parabrachial/Kölliker-Fuse complex, with reference to sudden infant death syndrome and sudden intrauterine unexplained death.

Pediatr Dev Pathol 2004; 7: 171-179.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Rossi L, Matturri L.

Cytoarchitectural organization of the parabrachial/Kölliker-Fuse complex in man.

Brain Dev 2004; 26: 316-320.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Rossi L, Matturri L.

Hypoplasia of the Parabrachial/Kölliker-Fuse complex in perinatal death.

Biol Neonate 2004; 86: 92-97.


Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Mauri M, Matturri L.

Hypoplasia of the arcuate nucleus and maternal smoking during pregnancy in sudden unexplained perinatal and infant death.

Neuropathology 2004; 24: 284-289.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Lavezzi AM, Rossi L.

Early atherosclerotic lesions of the cardiac conduction system arteries in infants.

Cardiovasc Pathol 2004; 13: 276-281.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Corti G, Lavezzi AM.

Pathogenesis of early atherosclerotic lesions in infants.

Pathol Res Pract 2004; 200: 403-410.ù


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Rossi L.

Intimal pre-atherosclerotic thickening of the coronary arteries in human fetuses of smoker mothers.

J Thromb Haemost 2003; 1: 2234-2238.


Lavezzi AM, Milei J, Grana DR, Flenda F, Basellini A, Matturri L.

Expression of c-fos, p53 and PCNA in the unstable atherosclerotic carotid plaque.

Int J Cardiol 2003; 92: 73-77.


Milei J, Parodi JC, Ferreira M, Barrone A, Grana DR, Matturri L.

Atherosclerotic plaque rupture and intraplaque hemorrhage do not correlate with symptoms in carotid artery stenosis.

J Vasc Surg 2003; 12: 77-81.


Ottaviani G, Matturri L, Rossi L, James TN.

Crib death: further support for the concept of fatal cardiac electrical instability as the final common pathway.

Int J Cardiol 2003; 92: 17-26.


Matturri L, Ottaviani G, Rossi L.

External cardiac massage in infants.

Int Care Med 2003; 29: 1199-1200.


Matturri L, Lavezzi AM, Cappellini A, Ottaviani G, Minoli I, Rubino B, Rossi L.

Association between pulmonary hypoplasia and hypoplasia of arcuate nucleus in stillbirth.

J Perinatol 2003; 23: 328-332.


Biondo B, Lavezzi AM, Tosi D, Turconi P, Matturri L.

Delayed neuronal maturation of medullary arcuate nucleus in sudden infant death syndrome.

Acta Neuropathol (Berl) 2003; 106: 545-551.

Lavezzi AM, Ottaviani G, Matturri L.


Identification of neurons responding to hypoxia in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Pathol Int 2003; 53: 769-774.


Matturri L, Milei J, Grana DR, Lavezzi AM.

Characterization of myocardial hypertrophy by DNA content, PCNA expression and apoptotic index.

Anticancer Res 2002; 3029-3032.


Matturri L, Biondo B, Suàrez-Mier MP, Rossi L.

Brain stem lesions in the sudden infant death syndrome: variability in the hypoplasia of the arcuate nucleus.

Acta Neuropathol 2002; 194: 12-20.


Matturri L, Minoli I, Lavezzi AM, Cappellini A, Ramos S, Rossi L.

Hypoplasia of medullary arcuate nucleus in unexpected late fetal death (stillborn infants): a pathologic study.

Pediatrics 2002; 109: E43.


Lavezzi AM, Flenda F, Basellini A, Matturri L.

Biological markers of tumorigenesis in human atherosclerotic plaques.

Cancer Detect Prevent 2002; 26: 385.


Ottaviani G, Rossi L, Matturri L.

Histopathology of the cardiac conduction system in a case of metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Anticancer Res 2002: 22: 3029-3032.


Matturri L, Cazzullo A, Turconi P, Lavezzi AM, Vandone PL, Gabrielli L, Fernàndez Alonso G, Grana DR, Milei J.

Chromosomal alterations in atherosclerotic plaques.

Atherosclerosis 2001; 154: 755-761.


ni P, Cazzullo A, Rossi L.

Expression of apoptosis and proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) in the cardiac conduction system in crib death (SIDS).

Adv Clin Pathol 2001; 5: 79-86.


Matturri L., Cazzullo A., Turconi P., Grana D., Milei J.

Inflammatory cells, apoptosis and Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in atherosclerosis.

Int J Cardiol 2000; 75: 23-33.


Matturri L, Biondo B, Mercurio P, Rossi L.

Severe hypoplasia of medullary arcuate nucleus: quantitative analysis in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Acta Neuropathol (Berl) 2000; 99: 371-375.


Fernàndez Alonso G, Grana DR, Turconi P, Colombo B, Lavezzi AM, Milei J, Matturri L.

Proliferative activity and chromosomal alterations of smooth muscle cells in atherosclerosis.

Medicina (B Aires). 2000; 60: 595-601.