• Area Covid-19
  • 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)

Colais P, Fantini MP, Fusco D, Carretta E, Stivanello E, Lenzi J, Pieri G, Perucci CA.

Risk adjustment models for interhospital comparison of CS rates using Robson's ten group classification systemand other socio-demographic and clinical variables.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2012 Jun 21;12(1):54.
Masson S, Latini R, Mureddu GF, Agabiti N, Miceli M, Cesaroni G, Forastiere F, Wienhues-Thelen, Block D, Zaugg C, Vago T, Boccanelli A On behalf of the investigators of the PREDICTOR study. High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T for detection of subtle abnormalities of cardiac phenotype in a general population of elderly individuals J Intern Med. 2012 Dec 8. doi: 10.1111/joim.12023
Eeftens M, Beelen R, de Hoogh K, Bellander T, Cesaroni G, Cirach M, Declercq C, Dėdelė A, Dons E, de Nazelle A, Dimakopoulou K, Eriksen K, Falq G, Fischer P, Galassi C, Gražulevičienė R, Heinrich J, Hoffmann B, Jerrett M, Keidel D, Korek M, Lanki T, Lindley S, Madsen C, Mölter A, Nádor G, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Nonnemacher M, Pedeli X, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Patelarou E, Quass U, Ranzi A, Schindler C, Stempfelet M, Stephanou E, Sugiri D, Tsai MY, Yli-Tuomi T, Varró MJ, Vienneau D, Klot Sv, Wolf K, Brunekreef B, Hoek G. Development of Land Use Regression models for PM(2.5), PM(2.5) absorbance, PM(10) and PM(coarse) in 20 European study areas; results of the ESCAPE project. Environ Sci Technol. 2012 Oct 16;46(20):11195-205
Schifano P, Leone M, De Sario M, de'Donato F, Bargagli AM, D'Ippoliti D, Marino C, Michelozzi P. Changes in the effects of heat on mortality among the elderly from 1998-2010: results from a multicenter time series study in Italy. Environ Health. 2012 Sep 3;11(1):58
C. Renzi, C. Sorge, D. Fusco, N. Agabiti, M. Davoli, and C.A. Perucci Reporting of quality indicators and improvement in hospital performance: the p.re.val.e. Regional outcome evaluation program Health Serv Res 47:1880-901 (2012)
M. Brunetti, I. Shemilt, S. Pregno, L. Vale, A.D. Oxman, J. Lord, J. Sisk, F. Ruiz, S. Hill, G.H. Guyatt, R. Jaeschke, M. Helfand, R. Harbour, M. Davoli, L. Amato, A. Liberati, and H.J. Schunemann, Grade guidelines Considering resource use and rating the quality of economic evidence J Clin Epidemiol
V. Belleudi, N. Agabiti, U. Kirchmayer, S. Cascini, L. Bauleo, L. Berardini, L. Pinnarelli, M. Stafoggia, D. Fusco, M. Arca, M. Davoli, and C.A. Perucci Definition and validation of a predictive model to identify patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) from administrative databases Epidemiol Prev 36:162-71
S. Minozzi, L. Amato, and M. Davoli Development of dependence following treatment with opioid analgesics for pain relief: a systematic review Addiction (2012)
U. Kirchmayer, N. Agabiti, V. Belleudi, M. Davoli, D. Fusco, M. Stafoggia, M. Arca, A.P. Barone, and C.A. Perucci -demographic differences in adherence to evidence-based drug therapy after hospital discharge from acute myocardial infarction: a population-based cohort study in Rome, Italy J Clin Pharm Ther 37:37-44
S. Peters, H. Kromhout, A.C. Olsson, H.E. Wichmann, I. Bruske, D. Consonni, M.T. Landi, N. Caporaso, J. Siemiatycki, L. Richiardi, D. Mirabelli, L. Simonato, P. Gustavsson, N. Plato, K.H. Jockel, W. Ahrens, H. Pohlabeln, P. Boffetta, P. Brennan, D. Zaridze, A. Cassidy, J. Lissowska, N. Szeszenia-Dabrowska, P. Rudnai, E. Fabianova, F. Forastiere, V. Bencko, L. Foretova, V. Janout, I. Stucker, R.S. Dumitru, S. Benhamou, B. Bueno-de-Mesquita, B. Kendzia, B. Pesch, K. Straif, T. Bruning, and R. Vermeulen Occupational exposure to organic dust increases lung cancer risk in the general population Thorax 67:111-6
G. Cesaroni, H. Boogaard, S. Jonkers, D. Porta, C. Badaloni, G. Cattani, F. Forastiere, and G. Hoek Health benefits of traffic-related air pollution reduction in different socioeconomic groups: the effect of low-emission zoning in Rome Occup Environ Med 69:133-9
D. Fusco, A.P. Barone, C. Sorge, M. D'Ovidio, M. Stafoggia, A. Lallo, M. Davoli, and C.A. Perucci P.Re.Val.E.: outcome research program for the evaluation of health care quality in Lazio, Italy BMC Health Serv Res 12:25
L. Pinnarelli, S. Nuti, C. Sorge, M. Davoli, D. Fusco, N. Agabiti, M. Vainieri, and C.A. Perucci What drives hospital performance? The impact of comparative outcome evaluation of patients admitted for hip fracture in two Italian regions BMJ Qual Saf 21:127-34
P. Colais , A. Faustini, M. Stafoggia, G. Berti, L. Bisanti, E. Cadum, A. Cernigliaro, S. Mallone, B. Pacelli, M. Serinelli, L. Simonato, M.A. Vigotti, and F. Forastiere Particulate Air Pollution and Hospital Admissions for Cardiac Diseases in Potentially Sensitive Subgroups Epidemiology 23:473-81
F. Forastiere Energy, consumption, environment and health Epidemiol Prev 36:6-7
B. Brunekreef, I. Annesi-Maesano, J.G. Ayres, F. Forastiere, B. Forsberg, N. Kunzli, J. Pekkanen, and T. Sigsgaard Ten principles for clean air Eur Respir J 39:525-8
M. Davoli Alessandro Liberati: a national and international reference point for epidemiology and health service research Epidemiol Prev 36:5-6
G.F. Mureddu, N. Agabiti, V. Rizzello, F. Forastiere, R. Latini, G. Cesaroni, S. Masson, G. Cacciatore, F. Colivicchi, M. Uguccioni, C.A. Perucci, and A. Boccanelli Prevalence of preclinical and clinical heart failure in the elderly. A population-based study in Central Italy Eur J Heart Fail
G. Hoek, S. Pattenden, S. Willers, T. Antova, E. Fabianova, C. Braun-Fahrlander, F. Forastiere, U. Gehring,  H. Luttmann-Gibson, L. Grize, J. Heinrich, D. Houthuijs, N. Janssen, B. Katsnelson, A. Kosheleva, H. Moshammer, M. Neuberger, L. Privalova, P. Rudnai, F. Speizer, H. Slachtova, H. Tomaskova, R. Zlotkowska, and T. Fletcher PM10 and children's respiratory symptoms and lung function in the PATY study Eur Respir J 40:538-47
C. Pedone, S. Scarlata, D. Chiurco, M.E. Conte, F. Forastiere, and R. Antonelli-Incalzi Association of reduced total lung capacity with mortality and use of health services Chest 141:1025-30
P. Michelozzi and M. Davoli Invest now in adaptive strategies to cope with weather instability BMJ 344:e2585
A. Faustini, C. Canova, S. Cascini, V. Baldo, K. Bonora, G. De Girolamo, P. Romor, L. Zanier, and L. Simonato The reliability of hospital and pharmaceutical data to assess prevalent cases of  chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD 9:184-96
F. Mataloni, C. Ancona, C. Badaloni, S. Bucci, S. Busco, E. Cupellaro, F. Pannozzo, M. Davoli, and F. Forastiere Cancer incidence and mortality in the cohort of residents close to the Italian nuclear power plants of Borgo Sabotino and Garigliano Epidemiol Prev 36:253-62
M. Davoli Volumes of care and outcomes Epidemiol Prev 36:229-31
F. Mataloni, M. Stafoggia, E. Alessandrini, M. Triassi, A. Biggeri, and F. Forastiere A cohort study on mortality and morbidity in the area of Taranto, Southern Italy Epidemiol Prev 36:237-52
C. Pedone, S. Scarlata, D. Chiurco, M.E. Conte, F. Forastiere, and R. Antonelli-Incalzi Response Chest 142:1354-5
A. Faustini, M. Stafoggia, G. Cappai, and F. Forastiere Short-term effects of air pollution in a cohort of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Epidemiology 23:861-79
I. Annesi-Maesano, J. Heinrich, J.G. Ayres, and F. Forastiere Why an ERJ series on air pollution? Eur Respir J 40:12-3
G. Cesaroni, D. Porta, C. Badaloni, M. Stafoggia, M. Eeftens, K. Meliefste, and F. Forastiere Nitrogen dioxide levels estimated from land use regression models several years apart and association with mortality in a large cohort study Environ Health 11:48
C. Pedone, S. Scarlata, N. Scichilone, F. Forastiere, V. Bellia, and R. Antonelli Incalzi Alternative ways of expressing FEV1 and mortality in an elderly population with and without COPD Eur Respir J
P. Michelozzi Environmental disaster in Taranto, southern Italy: the contribution of epidemiology Epidemiol Prev 36:231-3
G. Costa, P. Michelozzi, C. Ancona, N. Bertozzi, N. Caranci, V. Fano, R. Gini, R. Gnavi, and C. Zocchetti Health and economic crisis in Italy Epidemiol Prev 36:227-8
P. Schifano, M. Leone, M. De Sario, F. De'donato, A.M. Bargagli, D. D'Ippoliti, C. Marino, and P. Michelozzi Changes in the effects of heat on mortality among the elderly from 1998-2010: results from a multicenter time series study in Italy Environ Health 11:58