Publications

Papers in international, peer-reviewed journals

 

  1. Della Mea V, Quattrin O, Parpinel M. A feasibility study on smartphone accelerometer-based recognition of household activities and influence of smartphone position. Informatics for Health and Social Care 2016 Dec 22:1-14.
  1. J.M.Rodrigues, D.Robinson,V.Della Mea, J.Campbell, A.Rector, S.Schulz, H.Brear, B.Ustun, K.Spackman,C.G.Chute, J.Millar, H.Solbrig, K.Brand-Persson. Semantic Alignment between ICD-11 and SNOMED CT. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015; 216:790-4.
  2. Della Mea V, Vuattolo O, Frattura L, Munari F, Verdini E, Zanier L, Arcangeli L, Carle F. Design, development and first validation of a transcoding system from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10 in the IT.DRG Italian project. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015;210:135-9
  3. Della Mea V. , Chiarizia F. , Vuattolo O. Mobile Apps as Medical Devices. European Journal of Biomedical Informatics 2015; 11(3):en22-en27
  4. Della Mea V, Maddalena E, Mizzaro S, Machin P, Beltrami CA. Preliminary results from a crowdsourcing experiment in immunohistochemistry. Diagnostic Pathology 2014, 9(Suppl 1):S6
  5. Fasola G, Macerelli M, Follador A, Rihawi K, Aprile G, Della Mea V. Health Information Technology in Oncology Practice: A Literature Review. Cancer Informatics 2014:13; 131-139
  6. Rodrigues JM, Schulz S, Rector A, Spackman K, Millar J, Campbell J, Ustun B, Chute CG, Solbrig H, Della Mea V, Persson KB. ICD-11 and SNOMED CT Common Ontology: Circulatory System. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2014;205:1043-7.
  7. Schulz S, Rodrigues JM, Rector A, Spackman K, Campbell J, Ustun B, Chute CG, Solbrig H, Della Mea V, Millar J, Brand Persson K. What’s in a Class? Lessons Learnt from the ICD – SNOMED CT Harmonisation. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2014;205:1038-42.
  8. Quartuccio L, Isola M, Baldini C, Priori R, Bartoloni Bocci E, Carubbi F, Maset M, Gregoraci G, Della Mea V, Salvin S, De Marchi G, Luciano N, Colafrancesco S, Alunno A, Giacomelli R, Gerli R, Valesini G, Bombardieri S, De Vita S. Biomarkers of lymphoma in Sjögren’s syndrome and evaluation of the lymphoma risk in prelymphomatous conditions: results of a multicenter study. J Autoimmun. 2014 Jun;51:75-80.
  9. Rodrigues JM, Schulz S, Rector A, Spackman K, Ustun B, Chute CG, Della Mea V, Millar J, Persson KB. Sharing ontology between ICD 11 and SNOMED CT will enable seamless re-use and semantic interoperability. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. 2013;192:343-6.
  10. Della Mea V, Marin D, Rosin C, Zampa A. Web-Based Specialist Support for Spinal Cord Injury Person’s Care: Lessons Learned. Int J Telemed Appl. 2012;2012:861860
  11. Vuattolo O, Francescato MP, Della Mea V, Accardo A. A smartphone application for preventing exercise-induced glycemic imbalances in type 1 diabetic patients. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2012;180:1035-9
  12. Della Mea V, Fioresi V. ICF machine: a web-based system for collection of ICF data. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2012;180:1188-90
  13. Della Mea V, Simoncello A. An ontology-based exploration of the concepts and relationships in the activities and participation component of the international classification of functioning, disability and health. J Biomed Semantics. 2012;3(1):1.
  14. Andronache A, Simoncello A, Della Mea V, Daffara C, Francescutti C. Semantic aspects of ICF: towards sharing knowledge and unifying information. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Feb;91(13 Suppl 1):S124-8.
  15. Daniel C, Garcia Rojo M, Klossa J, Della Mea V, Beckwith BA, Booker D, Schrader T. Standardizing the use of Whole Slide microscopic Images in Collaborative Digital Anatomic Pathology. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, 2011;35(7-8):496-505.
  16. Daniel C, Macary F, Garcia Rojo M, Klossa J, Laurinavicius A, Beckwith BA, Della Mea V. Recent advances in standards for collaborative Digital Anatomic Pathology. Diagnostic Pathology 2011, 6(Suppl 1):S17
  17. Della Mea V. 25 years of telepathology research: a bibliometric analysis. BMC Diagnostic Pathology 2011, 6(Suppl 1):S26
  18. Intersimone D, Snoj V, Riosa F, Bortolotti N, Sverko S, Beltrami CA, Della Mea V. Transnational telepathology consultations using a basic digital microscope: experience in the Italy-Slovenjia INTERREG project “Patient without borders”. BMC Diagnostic Pathology, 2011, 6(Suppl 1):S25
  19. Daniel C, García Rojo M, Schrader T, Della Mea V, Gilbertson J, Beckwith BA. Standards to support information systems integration in anatomic pathology. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2009 Nov;133(11):1841-9. [full text]
  20. Della Mea V, De Momi I, Aprile G, Puglisi F, Menis J, Casetta A, Bolzonello S, Fasola G. Feasibility study of a web application for self-report of anticancer treatment toxicities. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;150:562-6. [full text]
  21. Della Mea V, Bortolotti N, Beltrami CA. eSlide Suite: an open source software system for Whole Slide Imaging. Journal of Clinical Pathology 2009;62:749-751 [full text]
  22. Della Mea V, Demichelis F, Viel F, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. User attitudes in analysing digital slides in a quality control test bed: a preliminary study. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 2006; 82: 177-186.[DOI]
  23. Della Mea V, Bin I, Pandolfi M, Di Loreto C. A web-based system for tissue microarray data management. Diagnostic Pathology 2006;1:36.([full text])
  24. Della Mea V. Prerecorded telemedicine. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2005;11(6):276-84.
  25. Della Mea V, Viel F, Beltrami CA. A pixel-based autofocusing technique for digital histologic and cytologic slides. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics 2005; 29(5): 333-341.
  26. Della Mea V, Carbone A, Greatti E, Beltrami CA. Introducing videoconferencing into educational oncopathology seminars: technical aspects, user satisfaction and open issues. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2003; 9(2): 95-98.
  27. Demichelis F, Della Mea V, Forti S, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Digital storage of glass slides for quality assurance in histopathology and cytopathology. (review) Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2002;8(3):138-42.
  28. Della Mea V. What is e-health(2): the death of telemedicine? (Editorial). Journal of Medical Internet Research 2001;3(2): e22.
  29. Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. Current experiences with Internet telepathology and possible evolution in the next generation of Internet services. Analytical Cellular Pathology 2000;21:127-134.
  30. Della Mea V. Agents acting and moving in healthcare scenario: a new paradigm for telemedical collaboration. IEEE Transactions On Information Technology in Biomedicine, 2001;5:10-13.
  31. Della Mea V, Cataldi P, Pertoldi B, Beltrami CA. Combining dynamic and static robotic telepathology: a report on 184 consecutive cases of frozen sections, histology and cytology. Analytical Cellular Pathology, 2000; 20:33-39.
  32. Della Mea V, Roberto V, Conti A, Di Gaspero L, Beltrami CA. Internet Agents for Telemedicine Services. Medical Informatics & Internet in Medicine 1999; 24: 179-186.
  33. Della Mea V, Cataldi P, Boi S, Finato N, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Image sampling issues in static telepathology for frozen section diagnosis. Journal of Clinical Pathology 1999; 52:761-765. [full text]
  34. Della Mea V. Internet electronic mail: a tool for low-cost telemedicine. (review). Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1999; 5:84-89.
  35. Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. Telepathology Applications of the Internet Multimedia Electronic Mail. Medical Informatics 1998; 23:237-244.
  36. Della Mea V, Puglisi F, Bonzanini S, Forti S, Amoroso V, Visentin R, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Fine needle aspiration cytology of the breast: a preliminary report on telepathology through Internet multimedia electronic mail. Modern Pathology 1997; 10:636-641.
  37. Della Mea V, Roberto V, Brunato D, Beltrami CA. HTML generation and semantic markup for Telepathology. Computer Networks and ISDN Systems 1996; 28:1085-1094.
  38. Beltrami CA., Della Mea V, Finato N, Rocco M. Computer-assisted Morphometric Analysis of the Heart. Analytical and Quantitative Cytology and Histology 1996; 18(2):129-136.
  39. Della Mea V, Forti S, Puglisi F, Bellutta P, Finato N, Dalla Palma P, Mauri F, Beltrami CA. Telepathology using Internet Multimedia Electronic Mail: Remote Consultation on Gastrointestinal Pathology. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1996; 2:28-34.
  40. Beltrami CA, Della Mea V, Finato N. Structure Analysis of Breast Lesions using Neighbourhood Graphs. Analytical and Quantitative Cytology and Histology 17:143-150, 1995.

Books and book chapters

  1. Daniel C, Booker D, Beckwith B, Della Mea V, Garc�a-Rojo M, Havener L, Kennedy M, Klossa J, Laurinavicius A, Macary F, Punys V, Scharber W, Schrader T. Standards and specifications in pathology: image management, report management and terminology. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2012;179:105-22.
  2. Della Mea V, Cataldi P, Pertoldi B, Beltrami CA. Combining Dynamic and static-robotic techniques for realtime telepathology. In: Kumar, Sajeesh; Dunn, Bruce E. (Eds.), “Telepathology”, Springer , 2009
  3. Della Mea V. Pre-recorded Telemedicine Systems. In: An Introduction to Telemedicine (revised second edition), J. Craig, R. Wootton, V.Patterson (eds.), RSM Press, 2006.
  4. Della Mea V. Telepathology and Digital Pathology. In: Handbook of Research on Informatics in Healthcare and Biomedicine, A.Lazakidou (editor), Idea Group, 2006.
  5. Beltrami CA, Della Mea V. Second Opinion Consultation through the Internet: a three years experience. In: Telemedicine. Spasic P, Milosavljievic I, Jancic-Zguricas M (eds.), Academy of Medical Sciences, Beograd, 2000.
  6. Della Mea V. Image Acquisition devices for telepathology. In: Telemedicine. Spasic P, Milosavljievic I, Jancic-Zguricas M (eds.). Academy of Medical Sciences, Beograd, 2000.
  7. Barbarino F, Della Mea V. La sicurezza nelle trasmissioni attraverso reti di calcolatori: aspetti tecnici e normativi. In: Telepatologia. Strumenti, problemi, applicazioni. Clemente C, Scopsi L (eds). C.G. Edizioni Medico-Scientifiche, Torino, 2000.
  8. Della Mea V. Il gap tra offerta tecnologica e domanda nella telepatologia: alcune ipotesi. In: Telepatologia. Strumenti, problemi, applicazioni. Clemente C, Scopsi L (eds). C.G. Edizioni Medico-Scientifiche, Torino, 2000.
  9. Della Mea V. Qualità e completezza delle risorse di Anatomia Patologica su World Wide Web. In: Telepatologia. Strumenti, problemi, applicazioni. Clemente C, Scopsi L (eds). C.G. Edizioni Medico-Scientifiche, Torino, 2000.
  10. Della Mea V, Roberto V, Della Libera G, Mariuzzi L, Beltrami CA. Esperienze di teledidattica in Anatomia patologica. In: Telepatologia. Strumenti, problemi, applicazioni. Clemente C, Scopsi L (eds). C.G. Edizioni Medico-Scientifiche, Torino, 2000.
  11. Della Mea V. Pre-recorded Telemedicine Systems. In: An Introduction to Telemedicine, J. Craig, R. Wootton (eds.), RSM Press, 2000.
  12. Della Mea V. Store-and-forward telepathology. In: European Telemedicine 1998/99. Hernandez B, Wootton R (eds.). EHTO/RSM Press/Kensington Publications, London, 1999.
  13. Della Mea V. Internet for Telemedicine. In: Handbook of Telemedicine, O. Ferrer-Roca, M. Sosa-Judicissa (eds.). IOS Press, Amsterdam, 1998.

Publications as editor

  1. Della Mea V, Mencarelli R (editors). Proceedings of the 11th European Congress on Telepathology and 5th International Congress on Virtual Microscopy, Venice, 2012, BMC Diagnostic Pathology.
  2. Elsner C, Haeckl D, van der Slikke JW, Arvanitis TN, Della Mea V, Wiesmeth H (Editors). Special Issue: Entrepreneurship and Evidence in eHealth – Proceedings of MEDNET2007. Technology and Health Care 2007; 15(5)
  3. van der Slikke JW, Arvanitis TN, Della Mea V (Editors). Bridging the Information Gap – Proceedings of MEDNET 2004 – 9th World Congress on the Internet in Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Technology and Health Care 2004, 12(5).
  4. Della Mea V. (guest editor). Special issue: Selected papers from MEDNET2001. Medical Informatics and the Internet in Medicine 2002; 27(3).
  5. Della Mea V, Beltrami CA., Arvanitis TN, Woodall J (Editors). Proceedings of MEDNET2001, special issue of Technology and Health Care, Technology and Health Care 2001, 9(6), Amsterdam, IOS Press.

Proceedings of international conferences and workshops

  1. Cardillo E, Chiaravalloti MT, Eccher C, Pasceri E, Della Mea V, Frattura L, Guarasci G. Towards a Rule- based Support System for the Coding of Health Conditions in the Patient Summary. Proc. of International Workshop on Biomedical Data Mining, Modeling, and Semantic Integration: A Promising Approach to Solving Unmet Medical Needs (BDM2I2015), ISWC 2015, Bethlehem, USA.
  2. V.Della Mea, O.Vuattolo, A.Rector, B.Ustun et al. A web-based tool for supporting the development of a Common Ontology between ICD11 and SNOMED-CT. Proceedings of 2nd IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Infomatics (ICHI2014), 144-148, IEEE, 2014 (IEEE Xplore)
  3. Della Mea V, Maddalena E, Mizzaro. Crowdsourcing Mitosis count: an experiment on the MITOS dataset. In: Proc. Of 12th European Congress on Digital Pathology, Paris, France, 2014.
  4. Della Mea V, Maddalena E, Mizzaro S. Crowdsourcing to Mobile Users: A Study of the Role of Platforms and Tasks. In: Proceedings of DBCrowd 2013, Riva del Garda, Italy, 2013.
  5. Della Mea V, Vuattolo O, Celik C, Ustun B. Social Network Integration of the ICD11 Revision Platform. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;192:1110.
  6. Della Mea V, Simoncello A. Representation of medical classifications: a comparison between SKOS and ClaML. Meeting Of The WHO Collaborating Centres For The Family Of International Classifications, New Dehli, India, 2008.
  7. Della Mea V, Bortolotti N, Beltrami CA. A survey on non specialized off-the-shelf JPEG2000 viewers for digital microscopy use. In: Proceedings of the 9th European Congress on Telepathology and 3rd International Congress on Virtual Microscopy, Toledo, 2008; BMC Diagnostic Pathology Volume 3 Supplement 1, 2008 (full text)
  8. Sambo M, Della Mea V, Della Rocca G, Sbrojavacca R, Viale P. A hybrid, wireless and wired system for clinical data collection in the ECOSSED trial. In: Proceedings of MEDNET2007. Technology and Health Care 2007; 15(5), pp353-354.
  9. Fasola G, Aprile G, Della Mea V, Noselli M, Puglisi F. Development of a Web-based model to track patients’ self-reported symptoms related to anticancer treatment toxicities. J Clin Oncol 2007; ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings Part I. Vol 25, No. 18S (June 20 Supplement): 17021
  10. Roberto V, Zappia A, Testa C, Della Mea V, Frisoni GB. Neuroimaging Services on the Net. In: 18th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2005), Dublin, Ireland. IEEE Computer Society 2005.
  11. Della Mea V, Pittaro M, Roberto V. Knowledge Management and Modelling in Health Care Organizations: The Standard Operating Procedures. In: Proceedings of 5th IFIP International Working Conference, KMGov 2004, Krems, Austria, LNCS 3035, Springer, p.136-146.
  12. Brunello F, Della Mea V, Mizzaro S, Pavoni J, Pittaro M. A comparison of TabletPC and PDA devices for use in ambulance. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Telemedicine and Multimedia Communication, Kajetany, Poland, October 2004.
  13. Della Mea V, Pittaro M, Pavoni J, Brunello F, Mizzaro S. Java 2 Micro Edition as Development Tool for Mobile Telemedicine Applications: a case study, capabilities, and limits. In: Proceedings of 9th World Congress on the Internet in Medicine, Buenos Aires, dec 2004, Technology and Health Care 2004; 12: 397-8.
  14. Della Mea V , Roberto V , Valle G.  Techniques for the Web of Telemedicine Systems: Open Telemicroscopy through SOAP.  Proc. of the 7th World Conference on the Internet in Medicine (MEDNET 2002), IOS Press, 2002.
  15. Della Mea V, Brauchli K, Demichelis F. A RDF-based proposal for digital pathology cases on the Semantic Web. In: Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on the Internet in Medicine, Amsterdam, December 2002.
  16. Della Mea V, Roberto V, Beltrami CA. Visualization issues in Telepathology: the Role of the Internet Imaging protocol. In: Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Information Visualization (IV2001), London, July 2001.
  17. Roberto V, Della Mea V. IMAGENCIES: Network Image Services for Telemedicine Applications. In: Proceedings of 11th International Conference Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP2001), Palermo, September 2001, IEEE Computer Society, 2001.
  18. Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. An overview of Telepathology activities in Italy. In: Stauch G (editor), Proceedings of 5th European Congress on Telepathology, Aurich, Germany, July 2000.
  19. Della Mea V, Roberto V, Barbarino F, Beltrami CA. Security considerations on the development of an Internet-based infrastructure for telepathology: the approach of the Italian network of telepathology for research, education and quality control. In: Proceedings of 5th World Congress on the Internet in Medicine, Bruxelles, November 2000; Technology & Healthcare 2000; 8:190-191.
  20. Della Mea V, Cataldi P, Pertoldi B, Beltrami CA. Dynamic-robotic telepathology: a preliminary evaluation on frozen sections, histology and cytology. In: Wootton, R (ed.), Proc. of 5th Int. Conf on Telemedicine and Telecare (TELEMED98), London, November 1998, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1999;5(S1):S55-6.
  21. Della Mea V, Mariuzzi L, Beltrami CA, Marchevsky A. International Pathology Consultations through Internet E-mail and High Resolution Digital Photomicrography. Proc. of MEDNET99, J Med Internet Res 1999;1(suppl 1):e118.
  22. Della Mea V, Cortolezzis D, Beltrami CA. A case study in the economical evaluation of telepathology. Proc of 7th Int. Conf. on Telemedicine and Telecare (TELEMED99), London, November 1999; Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 2000;6 Suppl 1:S168-9.
  23. Della Mea V, Cataldi P, Boi S, Finato N, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Image selection in static telepathology through the Internet. In: Wootton, R (ed.), Proc. of 4th International Conference on Telemedicine and Telecare (TELEMED97), Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1998; 4(S1): 20-22.
  24. Della Mea V, Puglisi F, Forti S, Delendi M, Boi S, Mauri F, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Expert consultation in Pathology through the Internet: melanoma vs benign melanocytic tumours. In: Wootton, R (ed.), Proc. of  3rd International Conference on Telemedicine and Telecare (TELEMED96), Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1997; 3 (Suppl.1):17-19.
  25. Della Mea V, Puglisi F, Forti S, Bellutta P, Finato N, Mauri F, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Telepathology through the Internet. In: Wootton, R (ed.), Proc. of 2nd International Conference on Telemedicine and Telecare (TELEMED95), Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1996; 2(S1):24-26.
  26. Della Mea V, Puglisi F, Roberto V, Brunato D, Delendi M, Beltrami CA. Pathgallery: An hypermedia database of histocytologic cases on the WWW for training, reference and education. 3rd European Congress on Telepathology, Zagreb (Croatia), 21-22 June 1996.
  27. Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. Analysis of the Spatial Arrangement of Cells in the Proliferative Breast Lesions. in: C.Braccini, L. DeFloriani, T.Vernazza (ed.), Proc. of 8th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP95), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 974:247-252, Springer-Verlag, 1995.
  28. Della Mea V, Finato N, Beltrami CA. A Graph-based Approach to the Structural Analysis of Proliferative Breast Lesions. In: Barahona P., Stefanelli M., Wyatt J (eds.), Proc. of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Europe (AIME95), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 934:413-414, Springer-Verlag, 1995.
  29. Puglisi F, Forti S, Della Mea V, Avellini C, Mauri F, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Telepathology through Internet: a study of reproducibility of histologic evaluation of chronic gastritis. In Proc. of 9th Int. Conf. on Diagnostic Quantitative Pathology, Heidelberg, 1995.
  30. Beltrami CA, Della Mea V, Finato N. An Expert System for Breast Lesion Structure Analysis. In Proc. of IV Int. Congress on Computerized Cytology and Histology Laboratory, Chicago, Anal. Quantit. Cytol. Histol. 1:1994.
  31. Di Loreto C, Mariuzzi L, Finato N, Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. Automated method for the evaluation of immunohistochemical results: PCNA in endomyocardial biopsies. In Proc. of 8th Meeting of the Adriatic Society of Pathology, Alpe Adria J. Med. 3:1993.
  32. Finato N, Della Mea V, Rocco M, Olivetti G, Cigola E, Beltrami CA., The use of a semiautomatic computerized image analysis system in the morphometric analysis of hearts explanted from patients with end-stage failure requiring transplantation. In Proc. of 8th Meeting of the Adriatic Society of Pathology, Alpe Adria J. Med. 3:1993.