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Curriculum vitae del Prof. Paolo Perrini

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Curriculum Vitae


Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia presso l'Università di Pisa

Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale di II ascia per il settore concorsuale 06/E3 - Neurochirurgia e Chirurgia Maxillo Facciale - Tornata 2012

Vincitore di Concorso per Professore Associato di Neurochirurgia presso l'Università di Pisa - 2015

Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale di I fascia per il settore concorsuale 06/E3 -  Neurochirurgia e Chirurgia Maxillo Facciale - Tornata 2016



Specializzazioni, Diplomi e Fellowship


  • Specializzazione in Neurochirurgia presso l'Università di Firenze (Direttore Prof. Nicola Di Lorenzo)

  • Microneurosurgery research fellowship, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Peoria, Illinois-USA, Department of Neurosurgery, (Responsabile Dr. Giuseppe Lanzino)

  • Dottore di Ricerca in Patologia Vascolare del Distretto Testa Collo, presso l'Università di Firenze (Tutor, Prof. Nicola Di Lorenzo)

  • Skull Base Clinical Fellowship, Hope Hospital, Salford Royal Hospitals NHS trust, Neurosurgical Unit in the Greater Manchester Neuroscience Centre, United Kingdom, (Mr A T King Clinical Director)


Incarichi Ospedalieri


Contratto libero professionale Clinica Neurochirurgica, L’Aquila, Direttore Prof. R. Galzio (agosto 2005 - gennaio 2005)

Dirigente medico presso la Neurochirurgia dell'Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana (giugno 2008 al 2015)

Prof. Paolo Perrini
Professore Associato di Neurochirurgia
Coordinatore del Comitato Didattico di Sede della Scuola di Specializzazione in Neurochirurgia dell'Università di Pisa
Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana
Via Paradisa 2
Cisanello - Pisa
Recenti Pubblicazioni Scientifiche indicizzate

Perrini P, Cagnazzo F, Benedetto N, Morganti R, Gambacciani C. (2017) Cage with anterior plating is advantageous over the stand-alone cage for segmental lordosis in the treatment of two-level cervical degenerative spondylopathy: A retrospective study. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2017 Dec;163:27-32. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2017.10.014.

Perrini P, Gambacciani C, Weiss A, Pasqualetti F, Delishaj D, Paiar F, Morganti R, Vannozzi R, Lutzemberger L. (2017) Survival outcomes following repeat surgery for recurrent glioblastoma: a single-center retrospective analysis. J Neurooncol. 2017 Feb;131(3):585-591. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2330-7

Perrini P, Di Russo P, Benedetto N (2017) Fatal cerebellar infarction after sacrifice of the superior petrosal vein during surgery for petrosal apex meningioma. J Clin Neurosci. 2017 Jan;35:144-145. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2016.10.027

PERRINI P, Gambacciani C, Martini C, Montemurro N, Lepori P (2015) Anterior cervical corpectomy for spondylotic myelopathy: reconstruction with expandable cylindrical cage versus iliac crest autograft. A retrospective study. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 139:258-263, doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2015.10.023


PERRINI P, Montemurro N, Caniglia M, Lazzarotti G, Benedetto N (2015) Wrapping of intracranial aneurysms: single-center series and systematic review of the literature. Br J Neurosurg, 27:1-7, doi:10.3109/02688697.2015.1071320


PERRINI P (2015) Technical nuances of autologous pericranium harvesting for dural closure in Chiari malformation surgery. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base,76(2):90-93 DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1389370


PERRINI P, Benedetto N, Di Lorenzo N (2014). Transoral approach to extradural non-neoplastic lesions of the craniovertebral junction. ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, Mar 15, ISSN:0001-6268, doi: 10.1007/s00701-014-2057-1


PERRINI P., Di Russo P, Iannelli A (2013). Dermoid cyst of the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus presenting with isolated abducens nerve palsy. ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol. 155; p. 741-742, ISSN: 0001-6268, doi: 10.1007/s00701-013-1651-y


PERRINI P., Montemurro N, Iannelli A (2013). The contribution of carlo giacomini (1840-1898): the limbus giacomini and beyond. NEUROSURGERY, vol. 72; p. 475-482, ISSN: 0148-396X, doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e31827fcda3


PERRINI P., Tiezzi G, Castagna M, Vannozzi R. (2013). Three-dimensional microsurgical anatomy of cerebellar peduncles. NEUROSURGICAL REVIEW, vol. 36; p. 215-225, ISSN: 0344-5607, doi: 10.1007/s10143-012-0417-y


PERRINI P. (2012). Spontaneous resolution of syringomyelia in an adult patient with tight cisterna magna. NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol. 33; p. 1463-1467, ISSN: 1590-1874, doi: 10.1007/s10072-012-0946-8


PERRINI P., Di Lorenzo N. (2011). Subdural fluid collections after decompression for Chiari malformation. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, vol. 114; p. 1489-1490, ISSN: 0022-3085, doi: 10.3171/2010.11.JNS101850.


PERRINI P., Di Lorenzo N (2011). The fate of syringomyelia after surgical treatment of syringomyelia-Chiari I complex. NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol. 32; p. 529-530, ISSN: 1590-1874, doi: 10.1007/s10072-010-0450-y


Pieri F, Anania CD, PERRINI P., Puglioli M, Parenti GF (2011). Delayed otogenic pneumocephalus complicating ventriculoperitoneal shunt. NEUROLOGY INDIA, vol. 59; p. 616-619, ISSN: 0028-3886, doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.84350


PERRINI P., Lanzino G, Parenti GF (2010). Niels Stensen (1638-1686): scientist, neuroanatomist, and saint. NEUROSURGERY, vol. 67; p. 3-9, ISSN: 0148-396X, doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000370248.80291.C5


PERRINI P., Caniglia M, Pieroni M, Castagna M, Parenti GF. (2010). Malignant transformation of intramedullary melanocytoma: case report. NEUROSURGERY, vol. 67; p. E867-E869, ISSN: 0148-396X, doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000372919.96651.34


PERRINI P., Pieri F, Montemurro N, Tiezzi G, Parenti GF. (2010). Thoracic extradural haematoma after epidural anaesthesia. NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol. 31; p. 87-88, ISSN: 1590-3478, doi: 10.1007/s10072-009-0163-2


Mouchaty H, PERRINI P., Conti R, Di Lorenzo N. (2009). Craniovertebral junction lesions: our experience with the transoral surgical approach. EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL, vol. 18; p. 13-19, ISSN: 0940-6719, doi: 10.1007/s00586-009-0988-7


PERRINI P., Benedetto N, Guidi E, Di Lorenzo N. (2009). Transoral approach and its superior extensions to the craniovertebral junction malformations: surgical strategies and results. NEUROSURGERY, vol. 64; p. ons331-ons342, ISSN: 0148-396X, doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000334430.25626.DC


F. Cacciola, M. Capozza, PERRINI P., N. Benedetto, N. Di Lorenzo (2009). Syringopleural shunt as a rescue procedure in patient with syringomyelia refractory to restoration of cerebrospinale fuid flow. NEUROSURGERY, vol. 65; p. 471-476, ISSN: 0148-396X


PERRINI P., Rasile F, Leggate J (2009). Trigeminal neuralgia as initial symptom of paramedian tentorial meningioma. NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol. 30; p. 81-83, ISSN: 1590-1874, doi: 10.1007/s10072-009-0014-1


PERRINI P., Rutherford SA, King AT, du Plessis D, Di Lorenzo N. (2008). Enterogenous cysts of the cerebellopontine angle: short review illustrated by two new patients. ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol. 150; p. 177-184, ISSN: 0001-6268, doi: 10.1007/s00701-007-1483-8


PERRINI P., Rawlinson A, Cowie RA, King AT (2008). Acute external hydrocephalus complicating craniocervical decompression for syringomyelia-Chiari I complex: case report and review of the literature. NEUROSURGICAL REVIEW, vol. 31; p. 331-335, ISSN: 0344-5607, doi: 10.1007/s10143-008-0129-5 


PERRINI P., Benedetto N, Tenenbaum R, Di Lorenzo N. (2007). Extra-arachnoidal cranio-cervical decompression for syringomyelia associated with Chiari I malformation in adults: technique assessment. ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol. 149; p. 1015-1022, ISSN: 0001-6268, doi: 10.1007/s00701-007-1276-0


PERRINI P., Nannini T, Di Lorenzo N. (2007). Francesco Rizzoli (1809-1880) and the elusive case of Giulia: the description of an "arteriovenous aneurysm passing through the wall of the skull". ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol. 149; p. 191-196, ISSN: 0001-6268, doi: 10.1007/s00701-006-1079-8


Nistri M, PERRINI P., Di Lorenzo N, Cellerini M, Villari N, Mascalchi M. (2007). Third-nerve palsy heralding dissecting aneurysm of posterior cerebral artery: digital subtraction angiography and magnetic resonance appearance. JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, NEUROSURGERY AND PSYCHIATRY, vol. 78; p. 197-198, ISSN: 0022-3050, doi: 10.1136/jnnp.2006.098129


PERRINI P., Cardia A, Fraser K, Lanzino G. (2007). A microsurgical study of the anatomy and course of the ophthalmic artery and its possibly dangerous anastomoses. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, vol. 106; p. 142-150, ISSN: 0022-3085


Benedetto N, PERRINI P., Scollato A, Buccoliero AM, Di Lorenzo N. (2007). Intracranial meningioma containing metastatic colon carcinoma. ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol. 149; p. 799-803, ISSN: 0001-6268, doi: 10.1007/s00701-007-1239-5


A. Scollato, PERRINI P., N. Benedetto, N. Di Lorenzo (2007). A professional and cost effective digital video editing and image storage system for the operating room. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGICAL SCIENCES, vol. 51(2); p. 103-106, ISSN: 0390-5616


PERRINI P., Lanzino G. (2006). The association of venous developmental anomalies and cavernous malformations: pathophysiological, diagnostic, and surgical considerations. NEUROSURGICAL FOCUS, vol. 21; p. e5-, ISSN: 1092-0684


PERRINI P., Benedetto N, Buccoliero AM, Di Lorenzo N. (2006). Thoracic radiculopathy from a paravertebral mesothelial cyst. ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol. 148; p. 989-991, ISSN: 0001-6268, doi: 10.1007/s00701-006-0815-4


PERRINI P., Scollato A, Guidi E, Benedetto N, Buccoliero AM, Di Lorenzo N (2005). Tethered cervical spinal cord due to a hamartomatous stalk in a young adult. Case report. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY. PEDIATRICS, vol. 102; p. 244-247, ISSN: 1933-0707


PERRINI P., Ventura L, Ricci A, Galzio R. (2005). Primary germinoma of the orbit. NEUROSURGERY, vol. 57; p. E813-, ISSN: 0148-396X, doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000175859.76645.9c


PERRINI P., Bortolotti C, Wang H, Fraser K, Lanzino G (2005). Thrombosed giant intracavernous aneurysm with subsequent spontaneous ipsilateral carotid artery occlusion. . ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol. 147; p. 215-217, ISSN: 0001-6268, doi: 10.1007/s00701-004-0403-4


Lanzino G, Kanaan Y, PERRINI P., Dayoub H, Fraser K. (2005). Emerging concepts in the treatment of intracranial aneurysms: stents, coated coils, and liquid embolic agents. NEUROSURGERY, vol. 57; p. 449-459, ISSN: 0148-396X, doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000170538.74899.7F


PERRINI P., Di Lorenzo N (2004). Surgical occlusion of the leptomeningeal drainage is a safe and effective treatment for intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas without dural sinus drainage. ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol. 146; p. 1279-1280, ISSN: 0001-6268, doi: 10.1007/s00701-004-0365-6


Di Lorenzo N, Scollato A, PERRINI P. (2004). An easy-to-use intraoperative digital videography, still photography, and X-ray-capture system. NEUROSURGERY, vol. 55; p. 258-259, ISSN: 0148-396X, doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000129104.89968.5E


PERRINI P., Cellerini M, Mangiafico S, Di Lorenzo N (2004). Superselective angiography increases the diagnostic yield in the investigation of intracranial haematomas caused by micro-arteriovenous malformations. NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol. 25; p. 241-242, ISSN: 1590-3478, doi: 10.1007/s10072-004-0330-4


PERRINI P., Scollato A, Cellerini M, Mangiafico S, Ammannati F, Mennonna P, Di Lorenzo N. (2004). Results of surgical and endovascular treatment of intracranial micro-arteriovenous malformations with emphasis on superselective angiography. ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol. 146; p. 755-766, ISSN: 0001-6268, doi: 10.1007/s00701-004-0268-6