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Chiara Ghetti, MD, MSC

Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Specialty Areas

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Urogynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Board Certifications

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Languages

Italian

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Building D

3023 N. Ballas Road
Fourth Floor, Suite 450
St. Louis, MO 63131

Office Phone: (314) 747-1402
Fax: 314-362-3328

Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health

4901 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Suite: 710C
Floor: 7th
Office Phone: 314-747-1402
Fax: (314) 362-3328

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Office Phone: 314-747-1402

Education

Education

MS: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2013
B.A.: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 1992
Fellowship: Female Pelvic Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 2004
Medical Degree: Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 1997
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 2001

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Development and Validation of a High-Pressure Liquid Chromatography Method for the Determination of Chemical Purity and Radiochemical Purity of a [<sup>68</sup>Ga]-Labeled Glu-Urea-Lys(Ahx)-HBED-CC (Positron Emission Tomography) Tracer.
Migliari S, Sammartano A, Scarlattei M, Serreli G, Ghetti C, Cidda C, Baldari G, Ortenzia O, Ruffini L
ACS Omega. 2017 Oct 31; 2(10)7120-7126. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00677.

PMID:
    29520394
    [PubMed]
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PHYSICAL CHARACTERISATION OF FOUR DIFFERENT COMMERCIAL DIGITAL BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS SYSTEMS.
Ortenzia O, Rossi R, Bertolini M, Nitrosi A, Ghetti C
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2018 Feb 15; doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncy024.

PMID:
    29462366
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A Theoretical Model of Resource-Oriented Music Therapy with Informal Hospice Caregivers during Pre-Bereavement.
Potvin N, Bradt J, Ghetti C
J Music Ther. 2018 Mar 9; 55(1)27-61. doi: 10.1093/jmt/thx019.

PMID:
    29438566
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Altered Brain Glucose Consumption in Cogan's Syndrome.
Mora P, Ruffini L, Ghetti C, Ghirardini S, Scarlattei M, Baldari G, Cidda C, Rubino P, Gandolfi SA, Orsoni JG
J Ophthalmol. 2016; 20163207150. doi: 10.1155/2016/3207150.

PMID:
    28050276
    [PubMed]
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Effect of iterative reconstruction on image quality of low-dose chest computed tomography.
Pavarani A, Martini C, Gafa' V, Bini P, Silva M, Ghetti C, Sverzellati N
Acta Biomed. 2016 Sep 13; 87(2)168-76.

PMID:
    27648999
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Definition of Local Diagnostic Reference Levels in a Radiology Department Using a Dose Tracking Software.
Ghetti C, Ortenzia O, Palleri F, Sireus M
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2017 Jun 1; 175(1)38-45. doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncw264.

PMID:
    27614299
    [PubMed - in process]
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Music Therapy for Preterm Infants and Their Parents: A Meta-analysis.
Bieleninik Ł, Ghetti C, Gold C
Pediatrics. 2016 Sep; 138(3)pii: e20160971. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-0971.

PMID:
    27561729
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Brain Metabolism Correlates of the Free and Cued Selective Reminding Test in Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Caffarra P, Ghetti C, Ruffini L, Spallazzi M, Spotti A, Barocco F, Guzzo C, Marchi M, Gardini S
J Alzheimers Dis. 2016; 51(1)27-31. doi: 10.3233/JAD-150418.

PMID:
    26836012
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genital hiatus size is associated with and predictive of apical vaginal support loss.
Lowder JL, Oliphant SS, Shepherd JP, Ghetti C, Sutkin G
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Jun; 214(6)718.e1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.12.027.

PMID:
    26719211
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Integrating Information from FDG - and Amyloid PET for Detecting Different Types of Dementia in Older Persons. A Case-series Study.
Ruffini L, Lauretani F, Scarlattei M, Ticinesi A, Meschi T, Ghetti C, Serreli G, Maggio M, Caffarra P
J Prev Alzheimers Dis. 2016; 3(3)127-132. doi: 10.14283/jpad.2016.101.

PMID:
    29205250
    [PubMed]
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The Emotional Burden of Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Women Seeking Treatment: A Qualitative Study.
Ghetti C, Skoczylas LC, Oliphant SS, Nikolajski C, Lowder JL
Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov-Dec; 21(6)332-8. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000190.

PMID:
    26506161
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A method for measuring individual research productivity in hospitals: development and feasibility.
Caminiti C, Iezzi E, Ghetti C, De' Angelis G, Ferrari C
BMC Health Serv Res. 2015 Oct 14; 15468. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-1130-7.

PMID:
    26467208
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Feasibility of the music therapy assessment tool for awareness in disorders of consciousness (MATADOC) for use with pediatric populations.
Magee WL, Ghetti CM, Moyer A
Front Psychol. 2015; 6698. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00698.

PMID:
    26074850
    [PubMed]
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Porphyrin conjugated SiC/SiOx nanowires for X-ray-excited photodynamic therapy.
Rossi F, Bedogni E, Bigi F, Rimoldi T, Cristofolini L, Pinelli S, Alinovi R, Negri M, Dhanabalan SC, Attolini G, Fabbri F, Goldoni M, Mutti A, Benecchi G, Ghetti C, Iannotta S, Salviati G
Sci Rep. 2015 Jan 5; 57606. doi: 10.1038/srep07606.

PMID:
    25556299
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sleep quality in women seeking care for pelvic organ prolapse.
Ghetti C, Lee M, Oliphant S, Okun M, Lowder JL
Maturitas. 2015 Feb; 80(2)155-61. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2014.10.015.

PMID:
    25465518
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Most older women recover baseline functional status following pelvic organ prolapse surgery.
Oliphant SS, Lowder JL, Lee M, Ghetti C
Int Urogynecol J. 2014 Oct; 25(10)1425-32. doi: 10.1007/s00192-014-2394-x.

PMID:
    24781347
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reply: To PMID 24631437.
Lowder JL, Ghetti C, Switzer GE
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Sep; 211(3)311. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.04.008.

PMID:
    24727106
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Body image in the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Questionnaire: development and validation.
Lowder JL, Ghetti C, Oliphant SS, Skoczylas LC, Swift S, Switzer GE
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Aug; 211(2)174.e1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.03.019.

PMID:
    24631437
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Findings of universal cystoscopy at incontinence surgery and their sequelae.
Zyczynski HM, Sirls LT, Greer WJ, Rahn DD, Casiano E, Norton P, Kim HY, Brubaker L, Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May; 210(5)480.e1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2013.12.040.

PMID:
    24380742
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of music therapy with emotional-approach coping on preprocedural anxiety in cardiac catheterization: a randomized controlled trial.
Ghetti CM
J Music Ther. 2013 Summer; 50(2)93-122.

PMID:
    24156189
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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