Antonio Ascione

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Peginterferon alfa-2a plus ribavirin is more effective than peginterferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin for treating chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Antonio Ascione
    Department of Gastroenterology, Liver Unit, Cardarelli Hospital, Napoli, Italy
    Gastroenterology 138:116-22. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Sustained virological response to antiviral therapy reduces mortality in HCV reinfection after liver transplantation
    Francesco Paolo Picciotto
    Unità Operativa Complessa di Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Rilievo Nazionale A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    J Hepatol 46:459-65. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Effect of alcohol, cigarette smoking, and diabetes on occurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with transfusion-acquired hepatitis C virus infection who develop cirrhosis
    Giovan Giuseppe Di Costanzo
    Division of Hepatology, Cardarelli Hospital, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:674-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Impact of age on toxicity and efficacy of sorafenib-targeted therapy in cirrhotic patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Giovan Giuseppe Di Costanzo
    Liver Unit, Cardarelli Hospital, via A Cardarelli 9, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Med Oncol 30:446. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence of side effects during therapy with different types of alpha interferon: a randomised controlled trial comparing recombinant alpha 2b versus leukocyte interferon in the therapy of naive patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Antonio Ascione
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Liver and Pancreatic Unit, Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 8:977-80. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Sustained virological response to interferon-alpha is associated with improved outcome in HCV-related cirrhosis: a retrospective study
    Savino Bruno
    Liver Unit, Department of Medicine, AO Fatebenefratelli e Oftalmico, Milan, Italy
    Hepatology 45:579-87. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing outcome of lamivudine in anti-HBe-positive chronic hepatitis B
    Antonio Ascione
    Liver Unit, Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:919-23. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of quantitative liver function tests in viral cirrhosis: a prospective study
    Luigi Addario
    Unità Operativa Complessa di Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:713-20. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Fatal ischemic acute pancreatitis complicating trans-catheter arterial embolization of small hepatocellular carcinoma: do the risks outweigh the benefits?
    Luigi Addario
    Hepatology Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Cardarelli Hospital, Napoli, Italy
    J Hepatol 49:149-52. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Natural history of chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Antonio Ascione
    Unità a struttura complessa di Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera di rilievo nazionale e di alta specializzazione A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:S4-7. 2007

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Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Peginterferon alfa-2a plus ribavirin is more effective than peginterferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin for treating chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Antonio Ascione
    Department of Gastroenterology, Liver Unit, Cardarelli Hospital, Napoli, Italy
    Gastroenterology 138:116-22. 2010
    ..This study compared the efficacy and safety of peginterferon alfa-2a and peginterferon alfa-2b, each in combination with ribavirin...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sustained virological response to antiviral therapy reduces mortality in HCV reinfection after liver transplantation
    Francesco Paolo Picciotto
    Unità Operativa Complessa di Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Rilievo Nazionale A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    J Hepatol 46:459-65. 2007
    ..HCV infection recurs almost in all HCV-positive patients receiving liver transplantation and carries a poor prognosis. Aim of this study was to analyze efficacy and effect on survival of antiviral therapy in this clinical setting...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of alcohol, cigarette smoking, and diabetes on occurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with transfusion-acquired hepatitis C virus infection who develop cirrhosis
    Giovan Giuseppe Di Costanzo
    Division of Hepatology, Cardarelli Hospital, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:674-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to define the impact of these risk factors on the development of hepatocellular carcinoma in hepatitis C virus-related liver cirrhosis...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of age on toxicity and efficacy of sorafenib-targeted therapy in cirrhotic patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Giovan Giuseppe Di Costanzo
    Liver Unit, Cardarelli Hospital, via A Cardarelli 9, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Med Oncol 30:446. 2013
    ..0146). In field practice, sorafenib treatment in elderly patients with cirrhosis and HCC resulted at least as effective and safe as in younger patients. However, severe AEs occurred more frequently in younger patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence of side effects during therapy with different types of alpha interferon: a randomised controlled trial comparing recombinant alpha 2b versus leukocyte interferon in the therapy of naive patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Antonio Ascione
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Liver and Pancreatic Unit, Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 8:977-80. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Sustained virological response to interferon-alpha is associated with improved outcome in HCV-related cirrhosis: a retrospective study
    Savino Bruno
    Liver Unit, Department of Medicine, AO Fatebenefratelli e Oftalmico, Milan, Italy
    Hepatology 45:579-87. 2007
    ..Irrespective of SVR achievement, all patients should continue surveillance because the risk of occurrence of HCC was not entirely avoided...
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing outcome of lamivudine in anti-HBe-positive chronic hepatitis B
    Antonio Ascione
    Liver Unit, Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:919-23. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate factors influencing outcome of lamivudine therapy during two years of post-treatment follow-up in a prospective clinical trial...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of quantitative liver function tests in viral cirrhosis: a prospective study
    Luigi Addario
    Unità Operativa Complessa di Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:713-20. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Fatal ischemic acute pancreatitis complicating trans-catheter arterial embolization of small hepatocellular carcinoma: do the risks outweigh the benefits?
    Luigi Addario
    Hepatology Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Cardarelli Hospital, Napoli, Italy
    J Hepatol 49:149-52. 2008
    ..Superselective embolization of the tumour-feeding artery and systematic monitoring of serum pancreatic enzymes after this radiological procedure are recommended...
  10. ncbi request reprint Natural history of chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Antonio Ascione
    Unità a struttura complessa di Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera di rilievo nazionale e di alta specializzazione A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:S4-7. 2007
    ..that must be better analysed. In conclusion, only in a small group (no more than 15%) of all HCV-infected patients does the disease reduce quality and/or quantity of life...