Responsabile UOS di "Chirurgia dell'arto superiore e dell'arto inferiore" del Policlinico Universitario Campus-Biomedico
"Presidente Faculty Innovazione Tecnologica della SIA"; "Membro comitato Arto superiore ISAKOS"; " Delegato Nazionale SIA per l'ESSKA"
PUBBLICAZIONI E ABSTRACT
Il Dr. Francesco Franceschi è anche autore di più di 200 lavori su temi di chirurgia artroscopica di ginocchio e spalla, illustrati a congressi nazionali ed internazionali e pubblicati su riviste internazionali.

Di seguito ne sono riportati i più recenti.
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  • 2014 
  • 2013 
  • 2012 
  • 2011 
  • 2010 
  • 2009 
  • 2008 
  • 2007 
  • Anni prec. 


# Pubblicazioni Anno 2016 Abstract
1

Franceschi F

, Franceschetti E, Paciotti M, Torre G, Samuelsson K, Papalia R, Karlsson J, Denaro V.

"Surgical management of osteonecrosis of the humeral head: a systematic review."



Knee Surg Sports TraumatolArthrosc. 2016 May

2
Oliva F, Piccirilli E, Bossa M, Via AG, Colombo A, Chillemi C, Gasparre G, Pellicciari L, Franceschetti E, Rugiero C, Scialdoni A, Vittadini F, Brancaccio P, Creta D, Buono AD, Garofalo R,

Franceschi F

, Frizziero A, Mahmoud A, Merolla G, Nicoletti S, Spoliti M, Osti L, Padulo J, Portinaro N, Tajana G, Castagna A, Foti C, Masiero S, Porcellini G, Tarantino U, Maffulli N.

"I.S.Mu.L.T - Rotator Cuff Tears Guidelines."



Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2016 Feb 13;5(4):227-63. doi: 10.11138/mltj/2015.5.4.227. eCollection 2015 Oct-Dec.

3

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Franceschetti E, Palumbo A, Del Buono A, Paciotti M, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Double-Row Repair Lowers the Retear Risk After Accelerated Rehabilitation."



Am J Sports Med. 2016 Apr;44(4):948-56. doi: 10.1177/0363546515623031. Epub 2016 Jan 21.

4

Franceschi F

, Franceschetti E, Torre G, Papalia R, Samuelsson K, Karlsson J, Denaro V.

"Tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis using an intramedullary nail: a systematic review."



Knee Surg Sports TraumatolArthrosc. 2016 Apr;24(4):1316-25. doi: 10.1007/s00167-015-3548-1. Epub 2015 Feb 26. Review.





# Pubblicazioni Anno 2015 Abstract
1

Franceschi F

, Franceschetti E, Paciotti M, Cancilleri F, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Volar locking plates versus K-wire/pin fixation for the treatment of distal radial fractures: a systematic review and quantitative synthesis."



Br Med Bull. 2015 Sep;115(1):91-110. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldv015. Epub 2015 Apr 26.

2
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, D'Adamio S, Diaz Balzani L, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Hamstring Tendon Regeneration After Harvest for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review."



Arthroscopy. 2015 Jun;31(6):1169-83. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2014.11.015. Epub 2014 Dec 31. Review.

3
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Tecame A, D'Adamio S, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and return to sport activity: postural control as the key to success."



IntOrthop. 2015 Mar;39(3):527-34. doi: 10.1007/s00264-014-2513-9. Epub 2014 Sep 6.

4
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Zampogna B, D'Adamio S, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Augmentation techniques for rotator cuff repair."



Br Med Bull. 2013;105:107-38. doi: 10.1093/bmb/lds029. Epub 2012 Oct 18. Review

5

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Vasta S, Leonardi F, Maffulli N, Denaro

"Surgical management of irreparable rotator cuff tears."



KneeSurg Sports TraumatolArthrosc. 2015 Feb;23(2):494-501. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2317-7. Epub 2012 Dec 2.





# Pubblicazioni Anno 2014 Abstract
1

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Franceschetti E, Paciotti M, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Platelet-rich plasma injections for chronic plantar fasciopathy: a systematic review."



Br Med Bull. 2014 Dec;112(1):83-95. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldu025. Epub 2014 Sep 19. Review.

2
Zini R, Panascì M, Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Vasta S, Denaro V.

"Rectus Femoris Tendon Calcification: Arthroscopic Excision in 6 Top Amateur Athletes."



Orthop J Sports Med. 2014 Dec 12;2(12):2325967114561585. doi: 10.1177/2325967114561585. eCollection 2014 Dec.

3

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Paciotti M, Franceschetti E, Di Martino A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Obesity as a risk factor for tendinopathy: a systematic review."



Int J Endocrinol. 2014;2014:670262. doi: 10.1155/2014/670262. Epub 2014 Aug 19. Review.

4
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Diaz Balzani L, D'Adamio S, Denaro V, Maffulli N.

"The arthroscopic treatment of shoulder instability: bioabsorbable and standard metallic anchors produce equivalent clinical results."



Arthroscopy. 2014 Sep;30(9):1173-83. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2014.03.030. Epub 2014 Jun 3. Review.

5

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Vasta S, Leonardi F, Maffulli N, Denaro

"Surgical management of irreparable rotator cuff tears."



KneeSurg Sports TraumatolArthrosc. 2015 Feb;23(2):494-501. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2317-7. Epub 2012 Dec 2.

6
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Zampogna B, Tecame A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Surgical management of partial tears of the anterior cruciate ligament."



Knee Surg Sports TraumatolArthrosc. 2014 Jan;22(1):154-65. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2339-1. Epub 2012 Dec 23. Review.





# Pubblicazioni Anno 2013 Abstract
1
Papalia R, Moro L,

Franceschi F

, Albo E, D'Adamio S, Di Martino A, Vadalà G, Faldini C, Denaro V.

"Endothelial dysfunction and tendinopathy: how far have we come?"



Musculoskelet Surg. 2013 Dec;97(3):199-209. doi: 10.1007/s12306-013-0295-7. Epub 2013 Aug 2. Review.

2

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Rizzello G, Del Buono A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Anteromedial portal versus transtibial drilling techniques in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: any clinical relevance? A retrospective comparative study."



Arthroscopy. 2013 Aug;29(8):1330-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2013.05.020.

3

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Zampogna B, Diaz Balzani L, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Two-stage procedure in anterior cruciate ligament revision surgery: a five-year follow-up prospective study."



IntOrthop. 2013 Jul;37(7):1369-74. doi: 10.1007/s00264-013-1886-5. Epub 2013 Apr 27.

4
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Vasta S, Costa V, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Articular-sided rotator cuff tears: which is the best repair? A three-year prospective randomised controlled trial."



IntOrthop. 2013 Aug;37(8):1487-93. doi: 10.1007/s00264-013-1882-9. Epub 2013 Apr 12.

5
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Diaz Balzani L, D'Adamio S, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Scaffolds for partial meniscal replacement: an updated systematic review."



Br Med Bull. 2013;107:19-40. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldt007. Epub 2013 Mar 1. Review.

6
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Zampogna B, Tecame A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Surgical management of partial tears of the anterior cruciate ligament."



Knee Surg Sports TraumatolArthrosc. 2014 Jan;22(1):154-65. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2339-1. Epub 2012 Dec 23. Review.





# Pubblicazioni Anno 2012 Abstract
1
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Zampogna B, Tecame A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Surgical management of partial tears of the anterior cruciate ligament."



Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2012 Dec 23

2

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Vasta S, Leonardi F, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Surgical management of irreparable rotator cuff tears."



Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2012 Dec 2

3
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Zampogna B, D'Adamio S, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Augmentation techniques for rotator cuff repair."



Br Med Bull. 2012 Oct 18

4

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Rizzello G, Franceschetti E, Del Buono A, Panascì M, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Remplissage repair--new frontiers in the prevention of recurrent shoulder instability: a 2-year follow-up comparative study."



Am J Sports Med. 2012 Nov

5
Del Buono A,

Franceschi F

, Palumbo A, Denaro V, Maffulli N.

"Diagnosis and management of olecranon bursitis."



Surgeon. 2012 Oct;10

6
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Vasta S, Gallo A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Shoulder stiffness and rotator cuff repair."



Br Med Bull. 2012

7
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Di Martino A, Gallo A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Sparing the anterior cruciate ligament remnant: is it worth the hassle?"



Br Med Bull. 2012

8
Di Martino A,

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Marini M, Prossomariti G, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Increased bone mineral density in the non-resurfaced patella after total knee arthroplasty: a clinical and densitometric study."



Surgeon. 2012 Feb;10

9
Papalia R, Del Buono A,

Franceschi F

, Marinozzi A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome management: arthroscopy or open surgery?"



Int Orthop. 2012 May

10
Longo UG,

Franceschi F

, Berton A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Arthroscopic transosseous rotator cuff repair."



Med Sport Sci. 2012

11
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Vasta S, Zampogna B, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Single- and double-row repair for rotator cuff tears - biology and mechanics."



Med Sport Sci. 2012

12

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Palumbo A, Del Buono A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Operative management of partial- and full-thickness rotator cuff tears."



Med Sport Sci. 2012





# Pubblicazioni Anno 2011 Abstract
1

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Palumbo A, Vasta S, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Management of postoperative shoulder stiffness."



Sports Med Arthrosc. 2011 Dec 19

2

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Repair of partial tears of the rotator cuff."



Sports Med Arthrosc. 2011 Dec 19

3
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Del Buono A, Zampogna B, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Double row repair: is it worth the hassle?"



Sports Med Arthrosc. 2011 Dec 19

4

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Vasta S, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Glenohumeral osteoarthritis after arthroscopic Bankart repair for anterior instability."



Am J Sports Med. 2011 Aug

5
Papalia R,

Franceschi F

, Del Buono A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Results of surgical management of symptomatic shoulders with partial thickness tears of the rotator cuff."



Br Med Bull. 2011

6
Longo UG,

Franceschi F

, Spiezia F, Marinozzi A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"The low-profile Roman bridge technique for knotless double-row repair of the rotator cuff."



Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2011 Mar





# Pubblicazioni Anno 2010 Abstract
1
Maffulli N,

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Denaro V.

"Clinical evidence for suture anchor repair of rotator cuff tears does add up: some just do not want to see it."



Arthroscopy. 2010 Dec

2
Longo UG, Fazio V, Poeta ML, Rabitti C,

Franceschi F

, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Bilateral consecutive rupture of the quadriceps tendon in a man with BstUI polymorphism of the COL5A1 gene."



Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Apr

3
Denaro V, Ruzzini L, Longo UG,

Franceschi F

, De Paola B, Cittadini A, Maffulli N, Sgambato A.

"Effect of dihydrotestosterone on cultured human tenocytes from intact supraspinatus tendon."



Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Jul

4
Longo UG,

Franceschi F

, Spiezia F, Forriol F, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Triglycerides and total serum cholesterol in rotator cuff tears: do they matter?"



Br J Sports Med. 2010 Oct



# Pubblicazioni Anno 2009 Abstract
1
Rizzello G,

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Meloni MC, Spiezia F, Papalia R, Denaro V.

"Arthroscopic management of calcific tendinopathy of the shoulder--do we need to remove all the deposit?"



Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis. 2009

2
Longo UG,

Franceschi F

, Ruzzini L, Rabitti C, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Foreign-body giant-cell reaction at the donor site after autologous osteochondral transplant for cartilaginous lesion. A case report."



J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Apr

3
Longo UG,

Franceschi F

, Ruzzini L, Spiezia F, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Higher fasting plasma glucose levels within the normoglycaemic range and rotator cuff tears."



Br J Sports Med. 2009 Apr

4
Longo UG,

Franceschi F

, Ruzzini L, Rabitti C, Morini S, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Characteristics at haematoxylin and eosin staining of ruptures of the long head of the biceps tendon."



Br J Sports Med. 2009 Aug





# Pubblicazioni Anno 2008 Abstract
1

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Marinozzi A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Simultaneous arthroscopic implantation of autologous chondrocytes and high tibial osteotomy for tibial chondral defects in the varus knee."



Knee. 2008 Aug

2
Longo UG,

Franceschi F

, Loppini M, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Rating systems for evaluation of the elbow."



Br Med Bull. 2008

3

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Papalia R, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Quadriceps tendon-patellar bone autograft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a technical note."



Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis. 2008

4

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Rizzello G, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Soft tissue tenodesis of the long head of the biceps tendon associated to the Roman Bridge repair."



BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2008 Jun 4

5

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Marinozzi A, Rizzello G, Papalia R, Denaro V.

"En-bloc retrograde resection of an osteoid osteoma of the patella using computed tomography under arthroscopic control."



J Knee Surg. 2008 Apr

6
Maffulli N, Longo UG,

Franceschi F

, Rabitti C, Denaro V.

"Movin and Bonar scores assess the same characteristics of tendon histology."



Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Jul

7

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Rizzello G, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Arthroscopic salvage of failed arthroscopic Bankart repair: a prospective study with a minimum follow-up of 4 years."



Am J Sports Med. 2008 Jul

8

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Morini S, Battistoni F, Dicuonzo G, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Circulating substance P levels and shoulder joint contracture after arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff."



Br J Sports Med. 2008 Sep

9
Longo UG,

Franceschi F

, Ruzzini L, Rabitti C, Morini S, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Histopathology of the supraspinatus tendon in rotator cuff tears."



Am J Sports Med. 2008 Mar

10

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Rizzello G, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"No advantages in repairing a type II superior labrum anterior and posterior (SLAP) lesion when associated with rotator cuff repair in patients over age 50: a randomized controlled trial."



Am J Sports Med. 2008 Feb





# Pubblicazioni Anno 2007 Abstract
1

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Rizzello G, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"The Roman Bridge: a "double pulley - suture bridges" technique for rotator cuff repair."



BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2007 Dec

2

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Denaro V.

"Isolated tuberculosis of the patellar tendon."



J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2007 Nov

3
Longo UG,

Franceschi F

, Ruzzini L, Rabitti C, Morini S, Maffulli N, Forriol F, Denaro V.

"Light microscopic histology of supraspinatus tendon ruptures."



Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2007 Nov

4
Rizzello G,

Franceschi F

, Meloni MC, Cristi E, Barnaba SA, Rabitti C, Denaro V.

"Para-articular osteochondroma of the knee."



Arthroscopy. 2007 Aug

5

Franceschi F

, Ruzzini L, Longo UG, Martina FM, Zobel BB, Maffulli N, Denaro V.

"Equivalent clinical results of arthroscopic single-row and double-row suture anchor repair for rotator cuff tears: a randomized controlled trial."



Am J Sports Med. 2007 Aug

6

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Rizzello G, Denaro V.

"Arthroscopic management of calcific tendinitis of the subscapularis tendon."



Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2007 Dec

7

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Leonardi F, Rojas M, Gualdi G, Denaro V.

"Dislocation of an enlarged fabella as uncommon cause of knee pain: a case report."



Knee. 2007 Aug

8

Franceschi F

, Papalia R, Di Martino A, Rizzello G, Allaire R, Denaro V.

"A new harvest site for bone graft in anterior cruciate ligament revision surgery."



Arthroscopy. 2007 May

9

Franceschi F

, Barnaba SA, Rojas M, Gualdi G, Rizzello G, Papalia R, Denaro V.

"Multiple osteochondroses of bilateral knee joints: a case report."



Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2007 Apr

10

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Papalia R, Rizzello G, Denaro V.

"To detach the long head of the biceps tendon after tenodesis or not: outcome analysis at the 4-year follow-up of two different techniques."



Int Orthop. 2007 Aug

11

Franceschi F

, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Simoni P, Zobel BB, Denaro V.

"Bilateral complete discoid medial meniscus combined with posterior cyst formation."



Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2007 Mar





# Pubblicazioni Anni Precedenti al 2007 Abstract
1

Franceschi F

, Marinozzi A, Rizzello G, Papalia R, Rojas M, Denaro V.

"Computed tomography-guided and arthroscopically controlled en bloc retrograde resection of a juxta-articular osteoid osteoma of the tibial plateau."



Arthroscopy. 2005 Mar

2

Franceschi F

, Rizzello G, Maffei MV, Papalia R, Denaro V.

"Arthroscopic ganglion cyst excision in the anterolateral aspect of the knee."



Arthroscopy. 2003 Apr

3

Franceschi F

, Rizzello G, Cataldo R, Denaro V.

"Comparison of morphine and ropivacaine following knee arthroscopy."



Arthroscopy. 2001 May