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Dr. Nicola Di Girolamo Publications

  • Number of Journal articles and international presentations (with published abstracts) up to September 2017: 128
  • Percentage of primary author (first, second or last): 81 percent (104/128)

Journal Articles

*publications for which Dr. Di Girolamo was the corresponding author

Journal authorship analysis

  • Number of Journal articles up to September 2017: 64
  • Percentage of primary author (first, second or last): 72 percent (46/64)
  • Percentage of corresponding author: 47 percent (30/64)
  • Percentage of primary research articles in which I was the data analyst/study designer: 86 percent (25/29)

Selleri P., Di Girolamo N. Cardiac tamponade following cardiocentesis in a cardiopathic Boa constrictor (Boa constrictor imperator). Journal of Small Animal Practice. 2012;53:487.

Di Girolamo N., Critelli M., Zeyen U., Selleri P. Ventricular septal defect in a ferret (Mustela putorius furo). Journal of Small Animal Practice. 2012;53:549-553.*

Collarile T., Di Girolamo N., Nardini G., Ciraci I.A., Selleri P. Fire ignition during laser surgery in pet rodents. BMC Veterinary Research. 2012;8:177.*

Selleri P., Di Girolamo N. Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 concentrations in Hermann’s tortoises (Testudo hermanni) exposed to natural sunlight and two artificial ultraviolet radiation sources. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 2012;73:1781-1786.*

Selleri P., Di Girolamo N., Andreani V., Guandalini A., D’Anna N. Evaluation of intraocular pressure in conscious Hermann’s tortoises (Testudo hermanni) by means of rebound tonometry. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 2012;73:1807-1812.*

Palmieri C., Selleri P., Di Girolamo N., Montani A., Della Salda L. Multiple congenital malformations in a dicephalic spur-tighed tortoise (Testudo graeca ibera). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2013;149:368-371.

Selleri P., Di Girolamo N., Melidone R. Cystoscopic sex identification of posthatchling chelonians. Journal of the America Veterinary Medical Association, 2013;242:1744-1750.

Gramanzini M., Di Girolamo N., Gargiulo S., Greco A., Cocchia N., Delogu M., Rosapane I., Liuzzi., Selleri P., Brunetti A. Assessment of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry for use in evaluating the influence of dietary and environmental management on Hermann’s tortoises (Testudo hermanni). American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2013;74:918-924.

Di Girolamo N., Andreani V., Guandalini A., Selleri P. Evaluation of intraocular pressure in conscious ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) by means of rebound tonometry and comparison with applanation tonometry. Veterinary Record, 2013;172:396.*

Collarile T., Di Girolamo N., Selleri P., Melidone R. Peculiar anatomy of marabou stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferos) leads to mucus accumulation and secondary ventral pouch necrosis during productive rhinitis. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, 2013;27:222-226.*

Di Girolamo N., Lane E., Reyers F., Gardner B. Subcutaneous xanthomatosis in a Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2014;45:153-6.

Selleri P., Di Girolamo N., Novari G. Performance of two portable blood glucose meters and one bench-top analyzer for blood glucose measurement in pet rabbits. Journal of the America Veterinary Medical Association, 2014;245:87-98.*

Nardini G., Di Girolamo N., Leopardi S., Paganelli I., Zaghini A., Origgi F.C., Vignoli M. Evaluation of liver parenchyma and perfusion using dynamic contrast-enhanced computed tomography and contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in captive green iguanas (Iguana iguana) under general anesthesia. BMC Veterinary Research 2014;10:112.

Nardini G., Florio D., Di Girolamo N., Gustinelli A., Quaglio F., Fiorentini L., Leopardi S., Fioravanti M.L. Disseminated mycobacteriosis in a stranded loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta). Journal of Zoo Wildlife Medicine 2014;45:357-60.

Huynh M., Vilmouth S., Gonzalez M.S., Calvo Carrasco D., Di Girolamo N., Forbes N.A. Retrospective cohort study of gastrointestinal stasis in pet rabbits. Veterinary Record 2014;175:225.

Nardini G., Barbarossa A., Dall'Occo A., Di Girolamo N., Cagnardi P., Magnone W., Bielli M., Roncada P., Zaghini A. Pharmacokinetics of cefovecin sodium after subcutaneous administration to Hermann's tortoises (Testudo hermanni). American Journal of Veterinary Research 2014;75:918-23.

Selleri P., Di Girolamo N., Collarile T. Point-of-care measurement of blood gases, electrolytes, chemistries and hematocrit in venous samples from pet rabbits. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 2014;50(5):305-14.*

Nardini G., Bielli M., Nicoli S., Corlazzoli D., Selleri P., Leopardi S., Di Girolamo N. Endoscopic laser lithotripsy in chelonians: two cases. Veterinaria 2014;28:33-37.

Andreani G., Carpenè E., Cannavacciuolo A., Di Girolamo N., Ferlizza E., Isani G. Reference values for hematology and plasma biochemistry variables, and protein electrophoresis of healthy Hermann's tortoises (Testudo hermanni ssp.). Veterinary Clinical Pathology 2014;43:573-83.

Bongiovanni L., Di Girolamo N., Montani A., Della Salda L., Selleri P. Fatal hemorrhagic-necrotizing pancreatitis associated with pancreatic and hepatic lipidosis in an obese Asian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2014;4:S62-S65.

Selleri P., Di Girolamo N., Vötglin A., Fileccia I., Hoop R., Bongiovanni L. Cutaneous lesions in pet rabbits following subcutaneous administration of a novel bivalent vaccine against myxomatosis and rabbit hemorrhagic disease. Veterinary Dermatology 2014;25:563-e100.*

Pagliarani S., Del Duca V., Selleri P., Di Girolamo N. Facial abscess in a rabbit secondary to sewing-pin ingestion and cheek perforation. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2014;55(11):597.*

Schilliger L., Rossfelder A., Bonwitt J., Di Girolamo N., Rival F., Gandar F., Selleri P., Nicolier A. Antemortem diagnosis of multicentric lymphoblastic lymphoma, lymphoid leukemia, and inclusion body disease in a boa constrictor (Boa constrictor imperator). Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery 2014;24:11-19.

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P., Nardini G., Corlazzoli D., Fonti P., Rossier C., Della Salda L., Schilliger L., Vignoli M., Bongiovanni L. CT-guided bone biopsies for evaluation of proliferative vertebral lesions in two boa constrictors (Boa constrictor imperator). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicineì 2014;45:973-8.*

Nardini G., Silvetti S., Magnelli I., Di Girolamo N., Bielli M. Medetomidine-Ketamine-Midazolam and Buthorphanol (MKMB) as intramuscular injectable combination for anesthesia in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta). Veterinaria 2014;28:27-31.

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P. Removal of a urethrolith via ovariohysterovaginectomy after endoscopic retropulsion in a rabbit with uterine adenocarcinoma. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2015;56:142.*

Bielli M., Nardini G., Di Girolamo N., Savarino P. Hematological values for adult eastern Hermann's tortoise (Testudo hermanni boettgeri) in semi-natural conditions. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 2015;27:68-73.

Selleri P., Di Girolamo N. A randomized controlled trial of factors influencing fire occurrence during laser surgery of cadaveric rodents under simulated mask anesthesia. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2015;246:639-644.*

Nardini G., Maffucci F., Di Girolamo N., Bentivegna F., Barbarossa A., Cagnardi P., Leopardi S., Zaghini A. Update on the pharmacokinetic profile of marbofloxacin in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) after intravenous and intramuscular injection. Veterinaria 2015;29:1-5.

Meursinge Reynders R., Ladu L., Ronchi L., Di Girolamo N., de Lange J., Roberts N., Plüddemann A. Insertion torque recordings for the diagnosis of contact between orthodontic mini-implants and dental roots: protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews 2015;4:39.

Di Girolamo N, Carnimeo A, Nicoletti A, Selleri P. Retrocaval ureter in a ferret. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2015;56(5):355.*

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P. Diagnostic corner – Cloacolith in a Hermann’s tortoise. Veterinaria 2015;29:61-62.*

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P. Clinical applications of cystoscopy in chelonians. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 2015;18:507-526.

Bongiovanni L., Di Girolamo N., Della Salda L., Massimi M., Romanucci M., Selleri P. Sudden death in a captive meerkat (Suricata suricatta) with arterial medial and myocardial calcification. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2016;6:357-359.

Nardini G., Di Girolamo N., Bielli M., Vignoli M. Computed tomography findings in stranded loggerhead sea turtles. Veterinaria 2016;30:1-5,

Di Girolamo N., Meursinge Reynders R. Deficiencies of effectiveness of intervention studies in veterinary medicine: a cross-sectional survey of ten leading veterinary and medical journals. PeerJ 2016;4:e1649.*

Di Girolamo N., Mans C. Soft tissue surgery of reptiles. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 2016;19:97-131.*

Di Girolamo N., Toth G, Selleri P. Prognostic value of rectal temperature at hospital admission in client-owned rabbits. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2016;248:288-97.*

Di Girolamo N., Melidone R., Selleri P. Cystoscopic localization of liver disease in a posthatchling turtle (Cuora trifasciata). Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 2016;52:170-4.*

Tonda-Turo C., Ruini F., Argentati M., Di Girolamo N., Robino P., Nebbia P., Ciardelli G. Porous CS based membranes with improved antimicrobial properties for the treatment of infected wound in veterinary applications. Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications 2016;60:416-26.

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P. Medical and surgical emergencies in ferrets. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 2016;19:431-464.*

Meursinge Reynders R., Ladu L., Ronchi L., Di Girolamo N., de Lange J., Roberts N., Plüddemann A. Insertion torque recordings for the diagnosis of contact between orthodontic mini-implants and dental roots: a systematic review. Systematic Reviews 2016;5:50.

Long H., Di Girolamo N., Selleri P., Palmieri C. Polyostotic Lymphoma in a Ferret (Mustela putorius furo). Journal of Comparative Pathology 2016;154:341-344.

Meursinge Reynders R., Ronchi L., Ladu L., Di Girolamo N., de Lange J., Roberts N., Mickan S. Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of orthodontic mini-implants in clinical practice: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Systematic Reviews 2016;5:22.

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P., Di Gennaro A., Maldera M., Nardini G., Muzzeddu M., Origgi F.C., Savini G. Lack of detection of West Nile virus in an islander population of chelonians during a West Nile virus outbreak. Veterinaria Italiana 2016;52:169-173.*

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P. What is your diagnosis – Distension of the urinary bladder in a post-hatchling tortoise. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2016;249:271-273.*

Zanoli E., Di Girolamo N. Hyperestrogenism in a ferret. Veterinaria 2016;30:185-186.

Andreani V., Guandalini A., D’Anna N., Giudice C., Corvi R., Di Girolamo N., Sapienza J. The combined use of surgical debulking and diode laser photocoagulation for limbal melanoma treatment: a retrospective study of 21 dogs. Veterinary Ophthalmology 2016 May 11.

Guandalini A., Di Girolamo N., Santillo D., Andreani V., Corvi R., Bandini M., Peruccio C. Epidemiology of ocular disorders presumed to be inherited in three large Italian dog breeds in Italy. Veterinary Ophthalmology 2016 Nov 11.*

Meursinge Reynders R., Ronchi L., Ladu L., Di Girolamo N., de Lange J., Roberts N., Mickan S. Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of orthodontic mini implants in clinical practice: a systematic review. Systematic Review 2016;5:163.

Antonelli MV., Di Girolamo N. Liver lobe torsion in a rabbit. Veterinaria 2016;30:311-313.

Veronesi F., Giavaresi G., Fini M., Longo G., Ioannidu C.A., Scotto d'Abusco A., Superti F., Panzini G., Misiano C., Palattella A., Selleri P., Di Girolamo N., Garbarino V., Politi L., Scandurra R. Osseointegration is improved by coating titanium implants with a nanostructured thin film with titanium carbide and titanium oxides clustered around graphitic carbon. Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications 2017;70:264-271.

DiGeronimo P., Di Girolamo N., Crossland NA., Del Piero F., Reigh RC., Nevarez JG. Effects of plant protein diets on the health of farmed American alligators (Alligator mississipiensis). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 2017;48:131-135.

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P. Reproductive disorders of snakes. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 2017;20:391-409.

Ozawa S., Mans C., Szabo Z., Di Girolamo N. Epidemiology of bacterial conjunctivitis in chinchillas (Chinchilla lanigera): 49 cases (2005 to 2015). Journal of Small Animal Practice 2017;58:238-245.

Di Girolamo N., Meursinge Reynders R. Healthcare articles with simple and declarative titles are overrepresented in the Altmetric Top 100. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 2016 Dec 27.*

Di Girolamo N., Bongiovanni L., Ferro S., Melidone R., Nicoletti A., Del Duca V., Donnelly T., Selleri P. Cystoscopic diagnosis of polypoid cystitis in two pet rabbits. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2017;251:84-89..*

Di Girolamo N., Giuffrida M., Winter A., Meursinge Reynders R. Reporting of randomization procedures in trials published in leading veterinary medical journals is suboptimal. Veterinary Record 2017;181:195.*

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P., Collarile T., Del Duca V., Binanti D. Endoscopic identification of a laryngeal anaplastic sarcoma in a pet rabbit. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2017 Jul 28.*

Doss G.A., Mans C., Hoey S., Di Girolamo N., Stepien R.L., Waller KR 3rd. Vertebral heart size in chinchillas (Chinchilla lanigera) usingradiography and CT. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2017 Aug 21.

Di Girolamo N., Winter A.L. Why Should We Direct Our Efforts Toward Evidence-Based Knowledge Creation? Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 2017;20:733-735.*

Di Girolamo N., Winter A.L. How to Report Exotic Animal Research. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 2017;20:997-1010.*

Di Girolamo N., Fecteau K., Carnimeo A., Bongiovanni L., Fracassi F., Selleri P. Variability of serum aldosterone concentrations in pet ferrets. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, in press.*

Capasso M., Laricchiuta P., Silvestre P., Di Girolamo N. Performance of two portable blood glucose meters in tigers and lions (Panthera sp.). Journal of the American Veterinary Association, in press.*

Book Chapters

Mans C., Di Girolamo N. Research Study Design. In: Miller E, Calle P, Lamberski N. eds. Fowler’s Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (ZAWAM). 9th ed. St. Louis: Elsevier Saunders, in press, expected 2017.

Di Girolamo N., Huynh M. Ferret urogenital diseases. In: Quesenberry KE, Carpenter JW, eds. Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents Clinical Medicine and Surgery. 4th ed. St. Louis: Elsevier Saunders, in press, expected 2017.

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P. Rabbit urinary and reproductive diseases. In: Quesenberry KE, Carpenter JW, eds. Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents Clinical Medicine and Surgery. 4th ed. St. Louis: Elsevier Saunders, in press, expected 2017.

Di Girolamo N., Binanti D. Reptiles: Ancillary diagnostics. In: Gladden J, Graham J, eds.  Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine. Wiley Blackwell, in press, expected 2017.

DiGeronimo P., Di Girolamo N. Reptiles: STAT diagnostics. In: Gladden J, Graham J, eds.  Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine. Wiley Blackwell, in press, expected 2017.

Di Girolamo N. Reptiles: Clinical Pathology. In: Gladden J, Graham J, eds.  Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine. Wiley Blackwell, in press, expected 2017.

Jekl V., Di Girolamo N. Endoscopy. In: Mans C, Jekl V, eds. Rodents medicine and surgery. CRC Press, in press, expected 2017.

Di Girolamo N., Bertazzolo W. Clinical pathology. In: Mans C, Jekl V, eds. Rodents medicine and surgery. CRC Press, in press, expected 2017.

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P. Thermal implication and thermographic application in reptiles’ biology and medicine: the model of Mediterranean tortoises (Testudo sp.). Luzi F., Mitchell M., Redaelli V., Nanni Costa L. Eds. Thermography: current status and advances in livestock animals and in veterinary medicine. FIZEZB, Brescia, Italy.

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P. [Medical management of diseased Lampropeltis]. Grano M. Ed. Lampropeltis, 2012. Italian

Selleri P., Di Girolamo N., Collarile T. [Physical examination of exotic animals: Rabbit, Ferret, Reptiles, Birds]. Ciaramella P. Ed. Semeiotics of domestic animals. 2012. Italian.

Journal Articles undergoing Peer-Review

Di Girolamo N., Palmieri C., Nicoletti A., Selleri P. First description of atrial septal defect in a rabbit. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, undergoing peer-review.

DiGeronimo P., Di Girolamo N., Grasperge B., Gregory B., Jowett P., Nevarez J. Assessment of blood trace metal (Pb, Zn, Hg) concentrations and cholinesterase activity in captive-reared alligator snapping turltes (Macrochelys temminckii) in Louisiana, USA. Journal of Wildlife Disease, undergoing peer-review.

Journal articles in Preparation

Capasso M., Andreani V., Carnimeo A., Silvestre P., Nocerino M., Guandalini A., Russo M., Selleri P., Di Girolamo N. Evaluation of the agreement between applanation and rebound tonometry for measurement of intraocular pressure in anesthetised rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Pending submission.

Zoller G., Di Girolamo N., Huynh M. Prognostic value of blood urea concentration in rabbits. Pending submission.

Di Girolamo N., Selleri P., Nardini G., Ferlizza E., Isani G. Evaluation of point-of-care analyzers for blood gas and clinical chemistry in Hermann’s tortoises (Testudo hermanni): a method comparison study and a systematic review and meta-analysis of method comparison studies. Pending submission.

Other Periodicals

Di Girolamo N., Winter A. (Editors) Evidence-based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic animal practice. September 2017.