• deplazio
    The Department of Epidemiology of the Lazio Regional Health Service (DEP)
    is based in Rome and has over 30 years of experience
  • ambientale-valutativo

    The staff of the DEP has specific expertise in epidemiological methods
  • rischi ambientali
    Provide decision makers with the best epidemiological evidence
    to plan interventions to reduce health risks
  • esiti
    Outcome evaluation of health care
  • cure sanitarie
    Provide evidence to improve the quality
    and effectiveness of health care
  • inquinamento
    Assess the risks associated with
    short and long term exposure to air pollutants
  • cambiamenti climatici
    Assessing the health impact of climate change and extreme events

Registro Regionale Dialisi e Trapianti Lazio (RRDTL)

Ventura M, Maraschini A, D'Aloja P, Kirchmayer U, Lega I, Davoli M, Donati S. Drug prescribing during pregnancy in a central region of Italy, 2008-2012 BMC Public Health. 2018 May 15;18(1):623. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5545-z. PMID: 29764430 [PubMed - in process] Free Article
Morgano GP, Parmelli E, Amato L, Iannone P, Marchetti M, Moja L, Davoli M, Schünemann H. GRADE Evidence to Decision (EtD) frameworks: a systematic and transparent approach to making well informed healthcare choices. 2: Clinical practice guidelines Recenti Prog Med. 2018 May;109(5):272-293. doi: 10.1701/2902.29246. Italian. PMID: 29771250 [PubMed - in process]
Davoli M. Outcome evaluation in Lazio Region: from a regional experience to a national programme. Considerations for the future Epidemiol Prev. 2018 Mar-Apr;42(2):107-109. doi: 10.19191/EP18.2.P107.034. Italian. No abstract available. PMID: 29774702 [PubMed - in process]
Belleudi V, Trotta F, Vecchi S, Amato L, Addis A, Davoli M. Studies on drug switchability showed heterogeneity in methodological approaches: a scoping review J Clin Epidemiol. 2018 May 16. pii: S0895-4356(18)30174-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.05.003.
de'Donato F, Scortichini M, De Sario M, de Martino A, Michelozzi P. Temporal variation in the effect of heat and the role of the Italian heat prevention plan Public Health. 2018 May 8. pii: S0033-3506(18)30127-6. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2018.03.030. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29751981 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Cacciani L, Agabiti N, Davoli M, Dalla Zuanna T, Canova C. Avoidable hospitalization among migrants and ethnic minorities in developed economies In: Access to Primary Care and Preventative Health Services of Migrants (1st ed. 2018). Rosano, Aldo (Edited by). Springer International Publishing.
Nagel G, Stafoggia M, Pedersen M, Andersen ZJ, Galassi C, Munkenast J, Jaensch A, Sommar J, Forsberg B, Olsson D, Oftedal B, Krog NH, Aamodt G, Pyko A, Pershagen G, Korek M, De Faire U, Pedersen NL, Östenson CG, Fratiglioni L, Sørensen M, Tjønneland A, Peeters PH, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Vermeulen R, Eeftens M, Plusquin M, Key TJ, Concin H, Lang A, Wang M, Tsai MY, Grioni S, Marcon A, Krogh V, Ricceri F, Sacerdote C, Ranzi A, Cesaroni G, Forastiere F, Tamayo-Uria I, Amiano P, Dorronsoro M, de Hoogh K, Beelen R, Vineis P, Brunekreef B, Hoek G, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Weinmayr G. Air pollution and incidence of cancers of the stomach and the upper aerodigestive tract in the European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE). Int J Cancer. 2018 Apr 26. doi: 10.1002/ijc.31564. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29696642 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Caranci N, Di Girolamo C, Giorgi Rossi P, Spadea T, Pacelli B, Broccoli S, Ballotari P, Costa G, Zengarini N, Agabiti N, Bargagli AM, Cacciani L, Canova C, Cestari L, Biggeri A, Grisotto L, Terni G, Costanzo G, Mirisola C, Petrelli A; IN-LiMeS Group. Cohort profile: the Italian Network of Longitudinal Metropolitan Studies (IN-LiMeS), a multicentre cohort for socioeconomic inequalities in health monitoring. BMJ Open. 2018 Apr 20;8(4):e020572. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020572. PMID: 29678981 [PubMed - in process]
Paci E, Pigini D, Bauleo L, Ancona C, Forastiere F, Tranfo G. Urinary Cotinine Concentration and Self-Reported Smoking Status in 1075 Subjects Living in Central Italy Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Apr 19;15(4). pii: E804. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15040804. PMID: 29671826 [PubMed - in process]
Marcianò I, Ingrasciotta Y, Giorgianni F, Ientile V, Chinellato A, Tari DU, Gini R, Cannavò S, Pastorello M, Scondotto S, Cananzi P, Traversa G, Trotta F, Belleudi V, Addis A, Trifirò G. Pattern of Use of Biosimilar and Originator Somatropin in Italy: A Population-Based Multiple Databases Study During the Years 2009-2014 Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018 Mar 13;9:95. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00095. eCollection 2018
Addis A, Davoli M. An epidemiology of research to avoid dissipation of resources of the Italian national health service Epidemiol Prev. 2018 Jan-Feb;42(1):96-97. doi: 10.19191/EP18.1.P096.027
Di Domenicantonio R, Trotta F, Cascini S, Agabiti N, Kohn A, Gasbarrini A, Davoli M, Addis A. Population-based cohort study on comparative effectiveness and safety of biologics in inflammatory bowel disease Clin Epidemiol. 2018 Feb 5;10:203-213. doi: 10.2147/CLEP.S150030. eCollection 2018
Ventura M, Fusco D, Bontempi K, Colais P, Davoli M. Regional Outcome Evaluation Program (P.Re.Val.E.): Reduction of inequality in access to effective health care in the Lazio region of Italy (2012-2015) PLoS One. 2018 Mar 27;13(3):e0194972. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194972. eCollection 2018. PMID: 29584783 [PubMed - in process] Free Article
Biffi A, Scotti L, Rea F, Lucenteforte E, Chinellato A, Vetrano DL, Vitale C, Agabiti N, Sultana J, Roberto G, Mugelli A, Corrao G; Italian Group for Appropriate Drug prescription in the Elderly (I-GrADE) Adherence to Antidepressants and Mortality in Elderly Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Clin Drug Investig. 2018 Mar 27. doi: 10.1007/s40261-018-0642-4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29589292 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Bossola M, Marino C, Di Napoli A, Agabiti N, Tazza L, Davoli M; Dialysis and Transplant Lazio Region Registry Scientific Committee Functional impairment and risk of mortality in patients on chronic hemodialysis: results of the lazio dialysis registry J Nephrol. 2018 Mar 23. doi: 10.1007/s40620-018-0484-4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29572627 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Di Martino M, Lallo A, Kirchmayer U, Davoli M, Fusco D. Prevalence of antibiotic prescription in pediatric outpatients in Italy: the role of local health districts and primary care physicians in determining variation. A multilevel design for healthcare decision support BMC Public Health. 2017 Nov 17;17(1):886. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4905-4. PMID: 29149875 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
Cascini S, Kirchmayer U, Belleudi V, Bauleo L, Pistelli R, Di Martino M, Formoso G, Davoli M, Agabiti N. Inhaled Corticosteroid Use in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Risk of Pneumonia: A Nested Case-Control Population-based Study in Lazio (Italy)-The OUTPUL Study COPD. 2017 Jun;14(3):311-317. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2016.1254172. Epub 2017 Apr 13. PMID: 28406337 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Pioli G, Lauretani F, Pellicciotti F, Pignedoli P, Bendini C, Davoli ML, Martini E, Zagatti A, Giordano A, Nardelli A, Zurlo A, Bianchini D, Sabetta E, Ferrari A, Tedeschi C, Lunardelli ML. Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors affecting walking recovery after hip fracture Osteoporos Int. 2016 Jun;27(6):2009-16. doi: 10.1007/s00198-016-3485-y. Epub 2016 Jan 20. PMID: 26792647 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Fioravanti S, Cesaroni G, Badaloni C, Michelozzi P, Forastiere F, Porta D. Traffic-related air pollution and childhood obesity in an Italian birth cohort. Environ Res. 2018 Jan;160:479-486. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2017.10.003. Epub 2017 Nov 5. PMID: 29078141
de Hoogh K, Héritier H, Stafoggia M, Künzli N, Kloog I. Modelling daily PM2.5 concentrations at high spatio-temporal resolution across Switzerland. Environ Pollut. 2018 Feb;233:1147-1154. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.10.025. Epub 2017 Oct 14. PMID: 29037492
Andersen ZJ, Pedersen M, Weinmayr G, Stafoggia M, Galassi C, Jørgensen JT, Sommar JN, Forsberg B, Olsson D, Oftedal B, Aasvang GM, Schwarze P, Pyko A, Pershagen G, Korek M, De Faire U, Östenson CG, Fratiglioni L, Eriksen KT, Poulsen AH, Tjønneland A, Vaclavik Bräuner E, Peeters PH, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Jaensch A, Nagel G, Lang A, Wang M, Tsai MY, Grioni S, Marcon A, Krogh V, Ricceri F, Sacerdote C, Migliore E, Vermeulen R, Sokhi R, Keuken M, de Hoogh K, Beelen R, Vineis P, Cesaroni G, Brunekreef B, Hoek G, Raaschou-Nielsen O. Long-term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Incidence of Brain Tumor: the European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE). Neuro Oncol. 2018 Feb 19;20(3):420-432. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nox163. PMID: 29016987
Felix JF, Joubert BR, Baccarelli AA, Sharp GC, Almqvist C, Annesi-Maesano I, Arshad H, Baïz N, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, Bakulski KM, Binder EB, Bouchard L, Breton CV, Brunekreef B, Brunst KJ, Burchard EG, Bustamante M, Chatzi L, Cheng Munthe-Kaas M, Corpeleijn E, Czamara D, Dabelea D, Davey Smith G, De Boever P, Duijts L, Dwyer T, Eng C, Eskenazi B, Everson TM, Falahi F, Fallin MD, Farchi S, Fernandez MF, Gao L, Gaunt TR, Ghantous A, Gillman MW, Gonseth S, Grote V, Gruzieva O, Håberg SE, Herceg Z, Hivert MF, Holland N, Holloway JW, Hoyo C, Hu D, Huang RC, Huen K, Järvelin MR, Jima DD, Just AC, Karagas MR, Karlsson R, Karmaus W, Kechris KJ, Kere J, Kogevinas M, Koletzko B, Koppelman GH, Küpers LK, Ladd-Acosta C, Lahti J, Lambrechts N, Langie SAS, Lie RT, Liu AH, Magnus MC, Magnus P, Maguire RL, Marsit CJ, McArdle W, Melén E, Melton P, Murphy SK, Nawrot TS, Nisticò L, Nohr EA, Nordlund B, Nystad W, Oh SS, Oken E, Page CM, Perron P, Pershagen G, Pizzi C, Plusquin M, Raikkonen K, Reese SE, Reischl E, Richiardi L, Ring S, Roy RP, Rzehak P, Schoeters G, Schwartz DA, Sebert S, Snieder H, Sørensen TIA, Starling AP, Sunyer J, Taylor JA, Tiemeier H, Ullemar V, Vafeiadi M, Van Ijzendoorn MH, Vonk JM, Vriens A, Vrijheid M, Wang P, Wiemels JL, Wilcox AJ, Wright RJ, Xu CJ, Xu Z, Yang IV, Yousefi P, Zhang H, Zhang W, Zhao S, Agha G, Relton CL, Jaddoe VWV, London SJ. Cohort Profile: Pregnancy And Childhood Epigenetics (PACE) Consortium. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 Feb 1;47(1):22-23u. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx190. PMID: 29025028
Francesco Forastiere, Andrea Micheli Immigrati, salute e assistenza sanitaria: l’epidemiologia che manca Epidemiol Prev 2018; 42 (1)
Minichilli F, Bianchi F, Ancona C, Cervino M, De Gennaro G, Mangia C, Santoro M, Bustaffa E; Gruppo di lavoro. Residential cohort study on mortality and hospitalization in Viggiano and Grumento Nova Municipalities in the framework of HIA in Val d'Agri (Basilicata Region, Southern Italy). Epidemiol Prev. 2018 Jan-Feb;42(1):20-33. doi: 10.19191/EP18.1.P020.012. Italian. PMID: 29506358
Hennig F, Quass U, Hellack B, Küpper M, Kuhlbusch TAJ, Stafoggia M, Hoffmann B. Ultrafine and Fine Particle Number and Surface Area Concentrations and Daily Cause-Specific Mortality in the Ruhr Area, Germany, 2009-2014. Environ Health Perspect. 2018 Feb 15;126(2):027008. doi: 10.1289/EHP2054. PMID: 29467106
Xu CJ, Söderhäll C, Bustamante M, Baïz N, Gruzieva O, Gehring U, Mason D, Chatzi L, Basterrechea M, Llop S, Torrent M, Forastiere F, Fantini MP, Carlsen KCL, Haahtela T, Morin A, Kerkhof M, Merid SK, van Rijkom B, Jankipersadsing SA, Bonder MJ, Ballereau S, Vermeulen CJ, Aguirre-Gamboa R, de Jongste JC, Smit HA, Kumar A, Pershagen G, Guerra S, Garcia-Aymerich J, Greco D, Reinius L, McEachan RRC, Azad R, Hovland V, Mowinckel P, Alenius H, Fyhrquist N, Lemonnier N, Pellet J, Auffray C; BIOS Consortium, van der Vlies P, van Diemen CC, Li Y, Wijmenga C, Netea MG, Moffatt MF, Cookson WOCM, Anto JM, Bousquet J, Laatikainen T, Laprise C, Carlsen KH, Gori D, Porta D, Iñiguez C, Bilbao JR, Kogevinas M, Wright J, Brunekreef B, Kere J, Nawijn MC, Annesi-Maesano I, Sunyer J, Melén E, Koppelman GH. DNA methylation in childhood asthma: an epigenome-wide meta-analysis. Lancet Respir Med. 2018 Feb 26. pii: S2213-2600(18)30052-3. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(18)30052-3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29496485
Binazzi A, Corfiati M, Di Marzio D, Cacciatore AM, Zajacovà J, Mensi C, Galli P, Miligi L, Calisti R, Romeo E, Franchi A, Marinaccio A. Sinonasal cancer in the Italian national surveillance system: Epidemiology, occupation, and public health implications. Am J Ind Med. 2018 Mar;61(3):239-250. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22789. Epub 2017 Nov 7. PMID: 29114957
Tombolini F, Pigini D, Tranfo G, Paci E, Carosi I, Marini F, Bauleo L, Ancona C, Forastiere F. Levels of urinary metabolites of four PAHs and cotinine determined in 1016 volunteers living in Central Italy. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018 Mar 8. doi: 10.1007/s11356-018-1650-x. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29520549
Gariazzo C, Stafoggia M, Bruzzone S, Pelliccioni A, Forastiere F. Association between mobile phone traffic volume and road crash fatalities: A population-based case-crossover study. Accid Anal Prev. 2018 Mar 12;115:25-33. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2018.03.008. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29544134
Badaloni C, Cattani G, De' Donato F, Gaeta A, Leone G, Michelozzi P, Davoli M, Forastiere F, Stafoggia M. Big data in environmental epidemiology. Satellite and land use data for the estimation of environmental exposures at national level. Epidemiol Prev. 2018 Jan-Feb;42(1):46-59. doi: 10.19191/EP18.1.P046.015. Italian PMID: 29506361
Platt L, Minozzi S, Reed J, Vickerman P, Hagan H, French C, et al. Needle and syringe programmes and opioid substitution therapy for preventing HCV transmission among people who inject drugs: findings from a Cochrane Review and meta-analysis Addiction. 2018 Mar;113(3):545-563. doi: 10.1111/add.14012. Epub 2017 Oct 23