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Roberto Levi-D'Ancona
M.D., FACOG
  • Assistant Professor
  • General Obstetrics and Gynecology
Specialties
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Fibroids, Gynecologic Surgery, Endoscopy, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, Management of Abnormal Pap Tests, Menopause, Menstrual Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Osteoporosis, Pelvic Pain, Pregnancy Complications, Ultrasound, Urinary Incontinence, Uterine Prolapse, Vaginal Hysterectomy
Publications

Evolution of the amniotic sac and extracelomic space as seen by early ultrasound examinationSantolaya-Forgas,J.; De Leon-Luis,J.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Morgan,J.; Kauffman,R. P.FETAL DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY 2003 ;18(4):262-269

"Pseudo" twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome and fetal outcomeMari,G.; Detti,L.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Kern,L.Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 1998 ;18(5):399-403

Arterial and venous Doppler velocimetry in the severely growth-restricted fetus and associations with adverse perinatal outcomeOzcan,T.; Sbracia,M.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Copel,J. A.; Mari,G.Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 1998 ;12(1):39-44

The effect of intravascular blood transfusion on the flow velocity waveform of the portal venous system of the anemic fetusLevi-D'Ancona,R.; Rahman,F.; Ozcan,T.; Copel,J. A.; Mari,G.Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 1997 ;10(5):333-337

Ultrasonographically adjusted midtrimester risk of trisomy 21 and significant chromosomal defects in advanced maternal ageBahado-Singh,R. O.; Deren,O.; Tan,A.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Hunter,D.; Copel,J. A.; Mahoney,M. J.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1996 ;175(6):1563-1568

The use of ultrasonography in the prediction of first-trimester abortionLevi-D'Ancona,R.; Pinzano,R.; Maso,G. P.; Ricci,G.; Bogatti,P.; Alberico,S.Minerva ginecologica 1994 ;46(3):63-67

The donation of autologous blood in pregnancy. Observations on its safety and the cost-benefit relationshipPregazzi,R.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Ricci,G.; Lui,A.; Maso,G.; Parco,S.; Piunti,R.Minerva ginecologica 1994 ;46(3):95-98

The importance and limits of laboratory tests for evaluating the transplacental passage of fetal erythrocytes into the maternal circulationLevi-D'Ancona,R.; Ricci,G.; Alberico,S.; Pregazzi,R.; Maso,G.; Molaro,G. L.Minerva ginecologica 1993 ;45(9):391-394

Fetal bradycardia during the second stage of labor. Study of 72 casesPregazzi,R.; Venuleo,V.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Bouche,C.; Ricci,G.; Toffoletti,F. G.Minerva ginecologica 1992 ;44(1-2):5-8

Prediction of EPH gestosis by means of the roll-over test. Clinical contributionPregazzi,R.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Venuleo,V.; Scrimin,F.; Ricci,G.; Toffoletti,F. G.; Barciulli,F.Minerva ginecologica 1991 ;43(12):545-548

Functional evaluation of the perineum in pregnancy. Hypertonia of the levator ani musclesPregazzi,R.; Bouche,C.; Ricci,G.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Toffoletti,F. G.; Barciulli,F.Minerva ginecologica 1991 ;43(7-8):331-334

Oligoamnios in protracted pregnancy. Cardiotocographic aspectsPregazzi,R.; Bouche,C.; Ricci,G.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Toffoletti,F. G.; Barciulli,F.Minerva ginecologica 1991 ;43(3):105-107

Monitoring of protracted pregnancy. Comparison of two methodsPregazzi,R.; Bouche,C.; Ricci,G.; Toffoletti,F. G.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.Minerva ginecologica 1991 ;43(4):195-198

Functional evaluation of the perineum in pregnancy. Inversion of controlPregazzi,R.; Bouche,C.; Ricci,G.; Toffoletti,F. G.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Barciulli,F.Minerva ginecologica 1991 ;43(7-8):335-339

Hematocrit and hemoglobin, parameters of hematic viscosity, in pregnancy-induced hypertensionTommaso,M. D.; Ferretti,C.; Conforti,D.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Baronci,D.; Cianciulli,D.; Branconi,F.Minerva ginecologica 1991 ;43(5):237-240

Static anomalies of the pelvis caused by labor. Maternal weight increase during pregnancy as a risk factorPregazzi,R.; Bouche,C.; Cossutta,L.; Ricci,G.; Toffoletti,F. G.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.Minerva ginecologica 1990 ;42(7-8):297-299

Therapeutic proposals in vulvar dystrophy and burning vulvaScrimin,F.; Baraggino,E.; Paladini,V.; Antonaglia,V.; Toffoletti,F. G.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Tracanzan,G.Minerva ginecologica 1990 ;42(12):495-498

Our experience with direct intraperitoneal insemination (DIPI) as a treatment for infertile couplesBarciulli,F.; Ricci,G.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Toffoletti,F. G.; Guidetti,R.; Tantini,C.; Noci,I.Acta Europaea fertilitatis 1990 ;21(5):251-256

Use of GnRH depot analogue in the treatment of uterine fibroidsAuber,G.; Ricci,G.; Barciulli,F.; Pregazzi,R.; Levi-D'Ancona,R.; Toffoletti,F. G.Acta Europaea fertilitatis 1990 ;21(4):185-189

Education
Medical School
  • University of Florence Medical School
Residency
  • University of Florence Medical School, Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fellowship
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Advanced Gynecology and Critical Care
Languages
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German-not fluent
Interests
  • Art History
  • Classical Music
  • soccer- tennis- swimming
  • Cooking
  • History
  • PIANO- TRAVEL