Silvia Proietti



Dr. Silvia Proietti is an urologist at the Department of Urology at the IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele under the supervision of Dr. Franco Gaboardi.

Having graduated with honors in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Perugia in 2006, she also majored with honors in urology at the same university in 2012.

She has also received several scholarships abroad: in endourology for the treatment of urinary stones at Hopital Tenon in Paris (France), Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital in Beijing (China) and the University of California (UCSF) in San Francisco (USA); in functional urology at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in London (UK).

Deputy Director of the "European Training Center for Endourology".

Dr. Proietti's main clinical interests include the most common problems in the field of urology (urinary stones, prostatic hypertrophy, oncology, recurrent cystitis, and prostatitis).

In particular, the doctor developed a particular interest in minimally invasive endourological surgery in the treatment of urinary stones and tumors of the upper urinary tract.

Dr. Proietti is a member of numerous national and international scientific societies; she is also involved in numerous basic and clinical research projects in urinary stones and tumors of the upper urinary tract and is a member of numerous international boards for the development of new tools and technologies in the field of endourology.

He is the author and co-author of more than 100 scientific articles published in international journals and book chapters.

Constantly participates as a speaker in international congresses and conferences in the industry.

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Latest publications

Single session supine bilateral percutaneous nephrolithotomy
Urology 2015; 85: 304-10. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.10.036.
Proietti S., Sortino G, Giannantoni A, Sofer M, Peschechera R, Luciani LG, Morgia G, Giusti G.
Current Standard Technique for Modern Flexible Ureteroscopy: Tips and Tricks
Eur Urol. 2016; 70: 188-94DOI: 10.1016/j.eururo.2016.03.035
Giusti G, Proietti S, Villa L, Cloutier J, Rosso M, Gadda GM, Doizi S, Suardi N, Montorsi F, Gaboardi F, Traxer O.
Comparison of new single-use digital flexible Ureteroscope versus non-disposable fiber optic and digital ureteroscope in a cadaveric model
J Endourol. 2016; 30: 655-9 DOI: 10.1089/end.2016.0051
Proietti S, Dragos L, Molina WR, Doizi S, Giusti G, Traxer O.
Contemporary ureteroscopic management of renal stones
Int J Surg 2016;36:681-687.doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.11.130.
Proietti S., Knoll T, Giusti G.
The era of shock wave lithotripsy is over: yes
J Urol 2016; 195: 17-8 DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.10.059
Proietti S, Traxer O.
Resonance metallic stent in patients with ureterocutaneostomies
Int Urol Nephrol 2016; 48:207-12.doi:0.1007/s11255-015-1174-y.
Proietti S, Sofer M, Giannantoni A, Luciani L, Taverna G, Giusti G.
In vitro comparison of maximum pressure developed by irrigation systems in a kidney model
J Endourol. 2017 . doi: 10.1089/end.2017.0005.
7-Proietti S, Dragos L, Somani BK, Butticè S, Talso M, Emiliani E, Baghdadi M, Giusti G, Traxer O.
A Critical Review of Miniaturised Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: Is Smaller Better?
Eur Urol Focus. 2017;3:56-61. doi:10.1016/j.euf.2017.05.001.
Proietti S, Giusti G, Desai M, Ganpule AP.
Bilateral endoscopic surgery for renal stones: a systematic review of the literature
Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2017;69:432-445 doi: 10.23736/S0393-2249.17.02831-4.
Proietti S, de la Rosette J, Eisner B, Gaboardi F, Fiori C, Kinzikeeva E, Luciani L, Miano R, Porpiglia F, Rosso M, Sofer M, Traxer O, Giusti G.
The "body mass index" of flexible ureteroscopes
J Endourol 2017; 31:1090-1095. DOI:10.1089/end.2017.0438
Proietti S, Somani B, Sofer M, Pietropaolo A, Rosso M, Saitta G, Gaboardi F, Traxer O, Giusti G.
Italian endourological panorama: results from a national survey
Cent European J Urol.2018;71:190-195. DOI: 10.5173/ceju.2018.1623
Proietti S, Somani BK, Pietropaolo A, Saitta G, Rodríguez-Socarrás ME, Rosso M, Bellinzoni P, Gaboardi F, Giusti G.
Simultaneous Bilateral Endoscopic Surgery (SBES) for Patients with Bilateral Upper Tract Urolithiasis: Technique and Outcomes.
Eur Urol 2018;74:810-815. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2018.06.034.
Giusti G, Proietti S, Rodríguez-Socarrás ME, Eisner BH, Saitta G, Mantica G, Villa L, Salonia A, Montorsi F, Gaboardi F.
Endourological Stone Management in the Era of the COVID-19
Eur Urol. 2020;78(2):131-133. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2020.03.042
Proietti S, Gaboardi F, Giusti G.
Thulium:YAG Versus Holmium:YAG Laser Effect on Upper Urinary Tract Soft Tissue: Evidence from an Ex Vivo Experimental Study
J Endourol. 2020 doi: 10.1089/end.2020.0222
Proietti S, Rodríguez-Socarrás ME, Eisner BH, Lucianò R, Basulto Martinez MJ, Yeow Y, Rapallo I, Saitta G, Scarfò F, Gaboardi F, Giusti G
Conservative treatment of upper urinary tract carcinoma in patients with imperative indications
Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2020. doi: 10.23736/S0393-2249.20.03710-8.
15-Proietti S, Marchioni M, Eisner BH, Lucianò R, Saitta G, Rodríguez-Socarrás ME, D'orta C, Bellinzoni P, Schips L, Gaboardi F, Giusti G.

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