A Carroccio

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Food intolerance and chronic constipation: manometry and histology study
    Giuseppe Iacono
    Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Di Cristina Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:143-50. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Searching for wheat plants with low toxicity in celiac disease: Between direct toxicity and immunologic activation
    Antonio Carroccio
    Ospedali Civili Riuniti di Sciacca, Universita di Palermo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:34-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Oligo-antigenic diet in the treatment of chronic anal fissures. Evidence for a relationship between food hypersensitivity and anal fissures
    Antonio Carroccio
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of Sciacca, ASP Agrigento, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:825-32. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Non-celiac wheat sensitivity diagnosed by double-blind placebo-controlled challenge: exploring a new clinical entity
    Antonio Carroccio
    Division of Internal Medicine, Hospital of Sciacca, ASP, Agrigento, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1898-906; quiz 1907. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Anti-TNF (infliximab) treatment in Crohn disease: safety profile]
    Antonio Carroccio
    Istituto di Medicina Interna, Universita, Palermo
    Recenti Prog Med 97:108-12; quiz 122. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of fecal calprotectin assay in distinguishing organic causes of chronic diarrhea from irritable bowel syndrome: a prospective study in adults and children
    Antonio Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital, 90124 Palermo, Italy
    Clin Chem 49:861-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint IgA anti-actin antibodies ELISA in coeliac disease: a multicentre study
    A Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Palermo, Via del Vespro 141, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:818-23. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Oral mucosa of coeliac disease patients produces antiendomysial and antitransglutaminase antibodies: the diagnostic usefulness of an in vitro culture system
    A Carroccio
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:1471-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint [Celiac disease: presentation of a typical case and an atypical case]
    Antonio Carroccio
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna Università degli Studi, Policlinico di Palermo
    Ann Ital Med Int 19:63-76; quiz 77-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic constipation and food intolerance: a model of proctitis causing constipation
    Antonio Carroccio
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:33-42. 2005

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Food intolerance and chronic constipation: manometry and histology study
    Giuseppe Iacono
    Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Di Cristina Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:143-50. 2006
    ..Chronic constipation in children can be caused by cows' milk intolerance (CMI), but its pathogenesis is unknown...
  2. doi request reprint Searching for wheat plants with low toxicity in celiac disease: Between direct toxicity and immunologic activation
    Antonio Carroccio
    Ospedali Civili Riuniti di Sciacca, Universita di Palermo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:34-9. 2011
    ..Natural or induced variations in the noxiousness of gluten proteins for celiac disease (CD) patients are currently being investigated for their potential in breeding wheat crops with reduced toxicity...
  3. doi request reprint Oligo-antigenic diet in the treatment of chronic anal fissures. Evidence for a relationship between food hypersensitivity and anal fissures
    Antonio Carroccio
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of Sciacca, ASP Agrigento, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:825-32. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate (1) the effectiveness of diet in curing AFs and to evaluate (2) the clinical effects of a double-blind placebo-controlled (DBPC) challenge, using cow's milk protein or wheat...
  4. doi request reprint Non-celiac wheat sensitivity diagnosed by double-blind placebo-controlled challenge: exploring a new clinical entity
    Antonio Carroccio
    Division of Internal Medicine, Hospital of Sciacca, ASP, Agrigento, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1898-906; quiz 1907. 2012
    ..However, the real existence of this condition is debated and specific markers are lacking. Our aim was thus to demonstrate the existence of WS and define its clinical, serologic, and histological markers...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Anti-TNF (infliximab) treatment in Crohn disease: safety profile]
    Antonio Carroccio
    Istituto di Medicina Interna, Universita, Palermo
    Recenti Prog Med 97:108-12; quiz 122. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article was to review the safety profile of infliximab, and in particular analyse the infectious complications, the autoimmune disorders and the theoretical risk of cancer and lymphoma...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of fecal calprotectin assay in distinguishing organic causes of chronic diarrhea from irritable bowel syndrome: a prospective study in adults and children
    Antonio Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital, 90124 Palermo, Italy
    Clin Chem 49:861-7. 2003
    ..We evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of a FC assay in identifying "organic" causes of chronic diarrhea in consecutive adults and children...
  7. ncbi request reprint IgA anti-actin antibodies ELISA in coeliac disease: a multicentre study
    A Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Palermo, Via del Vespro 141, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:818-23. 2007
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated that serum anti-actin antibodies are a reliable marker of intestinal damage severity in coeliac disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Oral mucosa of coeliac disease patients produces antiendomysial and antitransglutaminase antibodies: the diagnostic usefulness of an in vitro culture system
    A Carroccio
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:1471-7. 2007
    ..Antiendomysial (EmA) and antitransglutaminase (anti-tTG) antibodies are the most specific indirect marker of coeliac disease (CD). It is not known whether the oral mucosa of patients with CD is able to produce these antibodies or not...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Celiac disease: presentation of a typical case and an atypical case]
    Antonio Carroccio
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna Università degli Studi, Policlinico di Palermo
    Ann Ital Med Int 19:63-76; quiz 77-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic constipation and food intolerance: a model of proctitis causing constipation
    Antonio Carroccio
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:33-42. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the histologic data in patients with food intolerance-related constipation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anti-actin antibodies in celiac disease: correlation with intestinal mucosa damage and comparison of ELISA with the immunofluorescence assay
    Antonio Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Chem 51:917-20. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint Review article: Chronic constipation and food hypersensitivity--an intriguing relationship
    A Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 24:1295-304. 2006
    ..Chronic constipation is common in the general population. Some studies have shown that in children cow's milk protein hypersensitivity can cause chronic constipation unresponsive to laxative treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Plasma calprotectin levels in patients suffering from acute pancreatitis
    Antonio Carroccio
    Medicina Interna, Policlinico di Palermo, Via del Vespro 141, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1749-53. 2006
    ..We conclude that plasma Cal is elevated in patients with AP but it is not a useful marker for early prediction of pancreatitis severity. Further studies could evaluate its usefulness in pancreatic infected necrosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Anti-transglutaminase antibody assay of the culture medium of intestinal biopsy specimens can improve the accuracy of celiac disease diagnosis
    Antonio Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, Pathology Department, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Chem 52:1175-80. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Unexplained elevated serum pancreatic enzymes: a reason to suspect celiac disease
    Antonio Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:455-9. 2006
    ..The frequency of elevated serum pancreatic enzymes in patients with celiac disease (CD) is unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate the serum levels of pancreatic enzymes in CD patients...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical symptoms in celiac patients on a gluten-free diet
    Antonio Carroccio
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Palermo, Hospital of Sciacca AG, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:1315-21. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate a possible association between persistent damage of the villi and "atypical" gastrointestinal symptoms in CD patients on a GFD...
  17. doi request reprint Food hypersensitivity as a cause of rectal bleeding in adults
    Antonio Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, Ospedali Civili Riuniti di Sciacca, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:120-2. 2009
    ..Rectal bleeding and lymphonodular hyperplasia (LNH) in children can be caused by food hypersensitivity (FH). Our aim was to verify whether similar clinical and endoscopy presentations in adults can be due to FH...
  18. doi request reprint Fecal assays detect hypersensitivity to cow's milk protein and gluten in adults with irritable bowel syndrome
    Antonio Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, Ospedali Civili Riuniti di Sciacca AG, and University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:965-971.e3. 2011
    ..We determined the frequency of FH among patients with symptoms of IBS and the ability of fecal assays for tryptase, eosinophil cationic protein (ECP), or calprotectin to diagnose FH...
  19. doi request reprint A cytologic assay for diagnosis of food hypersensitivity in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Antonio Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, Ospedali Civili Riuniti, Sciacca Agrigento, Sciacca, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:254-60. 2010
    ..No assays have satisfactory levels of sensitivity for identifying patients with FH. We evaluated the efficacy of an in vitro basophil activation assay in the diagnosis of FH in IBS-like patients...
  20. doi request reprint Histomorphology of healthy oral mucosa in untreated celiac patients: unexpected association with spongiosis
    G Campisi
    Department of Oral Sciences, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Oral Pathol Med 38:34-41. 2009
    ....
  21. doi request reprint A key role for abdominal ultrasound examination in "difficult" diagnoses of celiac disease
    M Soresi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Emerging Pathologies, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ultraschall Med 32:S53-61. 2011
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of abdominal ultrasound examination (US) for the diagnostic workup of cases of suspected CD involving negative serum antibodies and difficult diagnosis...
  22. pmc Guinea pig transglutaminase immunolinked assay does not predict coeliac disease in patients with chronic liver disease
    A Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Gut 49:506-11. 2001
    ..It has been suggested that serological screening for coeliac disease (CD) should be performed in patients with chronic unexplained hypertransaminasaemia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Coeliac disease: oral ulcer prevalence, assessment of risk and association with gluten-free diet in children
    G Campisi
    Department of Oral Sciences, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 40:104-7. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to assess the prevalence of recurrent oral aphthous-like ulcers in coeliac disease patients living in the Mediterranean area, and to evaluate the impact of a gluten-free diet...
  24. ncbi request reprint Treatment of giardiasis reverses "active" coeliac disease to "latent" coeliac disease
    A Carroccio
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, via Coffaro 25, 90124 Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:1101-5. 2001
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Haematological deficiencies in patients with recurrent aphthosis
    D Compilato
    Unit of Oral Medicine, Department Oral Sciences, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 24:667-73. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of fecal elastase 1 assay in patients with pancreatic maldigestion or intestinal malabsorption: a collaborative study of the Italian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    A Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 46:1335-42. 2001
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Tissue transglutaminase autoantibodies in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Case reports
    A Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Italy
    Digestion 62:271-5. 2000
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous liver biopsy: a safe outpatient procedure?
    G Montalto
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Universita di Palermo, Via del Vespro 141, I 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Digestion 63:55-60. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Screening for celiac disease in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients: a serum anti-transglutaminase-based approach
    Antonio Carroccio
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 48:1530-6. 2003
    ..In conclusion, NHL patients the anti-tTG assay often gives discordant data with the EmA assay, with a high frequency of anti-tTG false positive results for CD diagnosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Colonic lymphoid nodular hyperplasia in children: relationship to food hypersensitivity
    Giuseppe Iacono
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Di Cristina Children s Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:361-6. 2007
    ..The clinical significance of lymphoid nodular hyperplasia (LNH) of the lower gastrointestinal tract is unclear. The aim of this study was to define the frequency and clinical significance of LNH in pediatric patients undergoing colonoscopy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Oral pathology in untreated coeliac [corrected] disease
    G Campisi
    Oral Sciences, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:1529-36. 2007
    ..Many coeliac disease patients with atypical symptoms remain undiagnosed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of oral pancreatic enzyme therapy for the treatment of fat malabsorption in HIV-infected patients
    A Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, via Coffaro 25, 90124 Palermo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:1619-25. 2001
    ..Nutrient malabsorption is a negative prognostic factor in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and recent studies have shown that pancreatic insufficiency is a codetermining factor of malabsorption...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of anti-transglutaminase ELISAs and an anti-endomysial antibody assay in the diagnosis of celiac disease: a prospective study
    Antonio Carroccio
    First and Second Divisions of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, via Coffaro 25, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Clin Chem 48:1546-50. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Production of anti-endomysial antibodies in cultured duodenal mucosa: usefulness in coeliac disease diagnosis
    A Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 37:32-8. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic use of fructosamine assay in the control of type II diabetes mellitus
    M R Averna
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita di Palermo, Italy
    Acta Diabetol Lat 25:63-8. 1988
    ..It was concluded that fructosamine is a good index for short-term metabolic control, and if used in an integrated fashion with glycemia and HbA1c, can provide further information on the metabolic state of diabetes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Extreme thrombocytosis as a sign of coeliac disease in the elderly: case report
    Antonio Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, Haematology and BMT section, University Hospital of Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:897-900. 2002
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Multiple food hypersensitivity as a cause of refractory chronic constipation in adults
    Antonio Carroccio
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:498-504. 2006
    ..In adult patients, refractory chronic constipation may be caused by food hypersensitivity and an elimination diet is effective in these subjects...
  38. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound detection of abdominal lymph nodes in chronic liver diseases. A retrospective analysis
    M Soresi
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Universita di Palermo, Via del Vespro 141, 90127, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Radiol 58:372-7. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of biliary lithiasis in a Sicilian population of hemodialysis patients
    M Li Vecchi
    Istituto di Clinica Medica e Malattie Cardiovascolari, Cattedra di Nefrologia e di, Universita di Palermo, Italy
    Clin Nephrol 55:127-32. 2001
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Glycemic homeostasis in chronic viral hepatitis and liver cirrhosis
    N Custro
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro, 141, Palermo, Italy
    Diabetes Metab 27:476-81. 2001
    ..HBV and HCV infections do not appear to have a different impact on glycemic homeostasis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune enteropathy and colitis in an adult patient
    Antonio Carroccio
    The Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 48:1600-6. 2003
    ..Systematic testing for enterocyte autoantibodies should be performed not only in patients with refractory sprue, but also in subjects with upper and lower intestinal symptoms who have not been definitively diagnosed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Acute pancreatitis in children. An Italian multicentre study
    R Pezzilli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:343-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate the clinical, morphological and aetiological aspects of acute pancreatitis in children in Italy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Circulating intercellular adhesion molecule-1 in chronic hepatitis C patients with normal or elevated aminotransferase before and after alpha-interferon treatment
    Giuseppe Montalto
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Intervirology 46:35-42. 2003
    ..Immunohistochemical localization of ICAM-1 was also performed on liver tissue specimens of both groups...
  44. ncbi request reprint The "red umbilicus": a diagnostic sign of cow's milk protein intolerance
    Giuseppe Iacono
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Di Cristina Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:531-4. 2006
    ..Red umbilicus is considered to be an infectious disease typical of neonates. In our experience, umbilical erythema could be due to cow's milk protein intolerance (CMPI)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of biliary lithiasis in a Sicilian population of chronic renal failure patients
    Maurizio Li Vecchi
    Cattedra di Nefrologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Malattie Cardiovascolari e Nefro Urologiche, Palermo, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:2321-4. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome predicts cardiovascular events in subjects with normal fasting glucose: results of a 15 years follow-up in a Mediterranean population
    Davide Noto
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Emerging Diseases, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 197:147-53. 2008
    ..CONCLUSIONS: In a 15-year follow-up the metabolic syndrome is predictive of CV events regardless of the presence of IFG or diabetes mellitus...
  47. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the organ culture system in the in vitro diagnosis of coeliac disease: a multicentre study
    Antonio Picarelli
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:186-90. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the histology and antiendomysial antibodies in culture supernatants of intestinal biopsies to validate the in vitro organ culture system as a future diagnostic tool for coeliac disease...
  48. ncbi request reprint Gliadin, zonulin and gut permeability: Effects on celiac and non-celiac intestinal mucosa and intestinal cell lines
    Sandro Drago
    Mucosal Biology Research Center, Center for Celiac Research and Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:408-19. 2006
    ..We investigated whether gliadin has any immediate effect on zonulin release and signaling...
  49. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of focal nodular hyperplasia. Role of imaging techniques
    Maurizio Soresi
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e delle Patologie Emergenti, Universita degli Studi di Palermo
    Ann Ital Med Int 17:95-101. 2002
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint [Predictive value of serological tests in the diagnosis of celiac disease]
    Antonio Carroccio
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita degli Studi di Palermo
    Ann Ital Med Int 17:102-7. 2002
    ..Besides, the positive predictive value of gp-tTG was too low to warrant submitting a patient to intestinal biopsy for suspected CD...
  51. ncbi request reprint Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in celiac disease
    Carlo Catassi
    University of Maryland, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 22 S Greene St, N5W70 Box 140, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    JAMA 287:1413-9. 2002
    ..Celiac disease is one of the most common lifelong disorders. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a possible complication of celiac disease and may lead to a large portion of lymphoma cases...
  52. doi request reprint Oral manifestations of celiac disease
    Luca Pastore
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:224-32. 2008
    ..Also some oral ailments have been described in celiac patients. In this study, we review the papers that have reported oral manifestations in subjects with CD...
  53. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of alpha-fetoprotein in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Maurizio Soresi
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Cattedra di Metodologia Clinica, Dpt di Medicina Clinica e delle Patologie Emergenti, Universita di Palermo, Italy
    Anticancer Res 23:1747-53. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Screening for celiac disease in patients with chronic liver disease
    Antonio Carroccio
    Gastroenterology 125:1289; author reply 1289-90. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint [Osteoporotic risk in Crohn's disease]
    Lidia Di Prima
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Patologie Emergenti, Medicina Interna I, Palermo
    Recenti Prog Med 96:254-60. 2005
    ..The pathogenetic mechanisms, risk factors and relationship between densitometric data and risk of fractures have been examined. The results of treatment trials and prevention measures have been showed...