Esmeralda Capristo

Summary

Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Increased serum high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol concentration in celiac disease after gluten-free diet treatment correlates with body fat stores
    Esmeralda Capristo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:946-9. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Reduced plasma ghrelin concentration in celiac disease after gluten-free diet treatment
    Esmeralda Capristo
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Metabolic Unit, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:430-6. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Is cortisol involved in the alcohol-related fat mass impairment? A longitudinal clinical study
    Lorenzo Leggio
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:211-5. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Relationship between the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis and alcohol craving in alcohol-dependent patients: a longitudinal study
    Lorenzo Leggio
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:2047-53. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Ghrelin system in alcohol-dependent subjects: role of plasma ghrelin levels in alcohol drinking and craving
    Lorenzo Leggio
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Addict Biol 17:452-64. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Baclofen in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome: a comparative study vs diazepam
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med 119:276.e13-8. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Insulin but not insulin growth factor-1 correlates with craving in currently drinking alcohol-dependent patients
    Lorenzo Leggio
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:450-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between ghrelin levels, alcohol craving, and nutritional status in current alcoholic patients
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Largo A Gemelli 8, I 00168 Rome, Italy
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1933-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Suppression of alcohol delirium tremens by baclofen administration: a case report
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Gemelli Hospital, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 26:258-62. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Baclofen efficacy in reducing alcohol craving and intake: a preliminary double-blind randomized controlled study
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:504-8. 2002

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  1. doi request reprint Increased serum high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol concentration in celiac disease after gluten-free diet treatment correlates with body fat stores
    Esmeralda Capristo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:946-9. 2009
    ..We evaluated blood lipids and body composition in 26 CD patients with low HDL-C level (<1.0 mmol/L) at diagnosis and after GFD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Reduced plasma ghrelin concentration in celiac disease after gluten-free diet treatment
    Esmeralda Capristo
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Metabolic Unit, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:430-6. 2005
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  3. doi request reprint Is cortisol involved in the alcohol-related fat mass impairment? A longitudinal clinical study
    Lorenzo Leggio
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:211-5. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate if there is any relationship between HP-hormones and metabolic and nutritional parameters in alcoholic subjects...
  4. doi request reprint Relationship between the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis and alcohol craving in alcohol-dependent patients: a longitudinal study
    Lorenzo Leggio
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:2047-53. 2008
    ..Investigating this association in alcohol-dependent (AD) patients was the aim of this preliminary and exploratory study...
  5. doi request reprint Ghrelin system in alcohol-dependent subjects: role of plasma ghrelin levels in alcohol drinking and craving
    Lorenzo Leggio
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Addict Biol 17:452-64. 2012
    ..This investigation suggests that ghrelin is potentially able to affect alcohol-seeking behaviors, such as alcohol drinking and craving, representing a new potential neuropharmacological target for AD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Baclofen in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome: a comparative study vs diazepam
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med 119:276.e13-8. 2006
    ..Accordingly, the present study was designed to compare efficacy, tolerability and safety of baclofen versus diazepam in the treatment of AWS...
  7. doi request reprint Insulin but not insulin growth factor-1 correlates with craving in currently drinking alcohol-dependent patients
    Lorenzo Leggio
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:450-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this clinical study was to evaluate the relationships between insulin and IGF-1 plasma concentrations and alcohol craving...
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between ghrelin levels, alcohol craving, and nutritional status in current alcoholic patients
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Largo A Gemelli 8, I 00168 Rome, Italy
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1933-7. 2006
    ..Alcohol-craving and food-seeking behavior could share common neural circuits. Ghrelin is related to nutritional status, but few data are available in alcoholic patients on the relationship between ghrelin and nutritional disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Suppression of alcohol delirium tremens by baclofen administration: a case report
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Gemelli Hospital, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 26:258-62. 2003
    ..Here, we report a case of DT successfully treated with baclofen. This result indicates that the efficacy of baclofen in the treatment of DT should be examined in future clinical trials...
  10. ncbi request reprint Baclofen efficacy in reducing alcohol craving and intake: a preliminary double-blind randomized controlled study
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:504-8. 2002
    ..The present study was aimed at providing a first evaluation of the efficacy of baclofen in inducing and maintaining abstinence and reducing craving for alcohol in alcohol-dependent patients in a double-blind placebo-controlled design...
  11. doi request reprint Metabolic and nutritional features in adult celiac patients
    Noemi Malandrino
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Dig Dis 26:128-33. 2008
    ..Thus, an early and accurate evaluation of nutritional status and energy metabolism represents a fundamental tool in the management of CD patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of short-term moderate alcohol administration on oxidative stress and nutritional status in healthy males
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institutes of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, L go A Gemelli 8, I 00168, Rome, Italy
    Appetite 50:50-6. 2008
    ..Finally, short-term moderate ethanol intake appeared to influence the FM, although it was not able to significantly affect nutritional or body composition...
  13. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone and ghrelin secretion in severely obese women before and after bariatric surgery
    Maria E Valera Mora
    Department of Internal Medicine, Metabolic Unit, Universita Cattolica S Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2012-8. 2007
    ..The objective was to evaluate ghrelin and growth hormone (GH) interactions and responses to a growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH)/arginine test in severe obesity before and after surgically-induced weight loss...
  14. doi request reprint Food fried in extra-virgin olive oil improves postprandial insulin response in obese, insulin-resistant women
    Sara Farnetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Med Food 14:316-21. 2011
    ..5, P = .0039). No differences were found in lean subjects. This study demonstrated that in obese, insulin-resistant women, food fried in extra-virgin olive oil significantly reduced both insulin and C-peptide responses after a meal...
  15. doi request reprint Affective and psychiatric disorders in celiac disease
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Dig Dis 26:140-8. 2008
    ..The available data suggest that screening for CD in patients with affective and/or psychiatric symptoms may be useful since these disorders could be the expression of an organic disease rather than primary psychiatric illnesses...
  16. doi request reprint Celiac disease: what's new about it?
    Giovanni Gasbarrini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Dig Dis 26:121-7. 2008
    ..Recognition of atypical manifestations of CD is very important because many cases can remain undiagnosed with an increased risk of long-term complications...
  17. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the T1288R mutation of the Wilson disease ATP7B gene in four generations of a family: possible genotype-phenotype correlation with hepatic onset
    Lorenzo Leggio
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Gemelli Hospital, L go Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2570-5. 2007
    ..Consequently, a genotype-phenotype correlation could be hypothesized, although further studies are necessary to clarify this topic...
  18. ncbi request reprint Regional cerebral hypoperfusion in patients with celiac disease
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med 116:312-7. 2004
    ..Because of a case report that cerebral hypoperfusion in a celiac patient resolved after a gluten-free diet, we studied brain perfusion changes in untreated celiac patients, treated celiac patients, and healthy controls...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lowering of circulating free-fatty acids levels and reduced expression of leptin in white adipose tissue in postobesity status
    Aldo V Greco
    Istituto di Medicina Interna, Universita Cattolica S Cuore, Rome, Italy
    J Investig Med 50:207-13. 2002
    ..Our aim was to investigate the regulation of the gene expression of leptin in subcutaneous adipose tissue biopsies in morbid obesity before and after biliopancreatic diversion (BPD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Rapid regression of psoriasis in a coeliac patient after gluten-free diet. A case report and review of the literature
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Digestion 68:9-12. 2003
    ..However, at present the relationship between CD and psoriasis remains controversial since there are few and contrasting data on this topic...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cystic lymphangioma of the mesentery and hyposplenism in celiac disease
    Luca Miele
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Roma, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:1026-30. 2007
    ..Despite a number of prognostically negative features, the disease has been managed successfully for the past 2 years with a gluten-free diet. The pathogenesis, prognosis and therapeutic implications are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rapid suppression of alcohol withdrawal syndrome by baclofen
    Giovanni Addolorato
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med 112:226-9. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of binge eating behavior on fuel oxidation and body composition
    Donatella Gniuli
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Sezione di Malattie del Ricambio Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:244-9. 2005
    ..To investigate energy expenditure and glucose metabolism after a standard oral glucose load (75 g) in 8 normal weight bulimic women and 8 normal weight control women and to evaluate the relative endocrine implication...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Oxidative stress in metabolic syndrome and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Is it possible a role for vitamins in clinical practice?]
    Luca Miele
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Policlinico Gemelli, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma
    Recenti Prog Med 97:1-5. 2006
    ..Both MS and NASH are characterized by proinflammatory status and increased oxidative stress. According this, we aimed to review the literature for considering a possible role for vitamins as therapeutical support in MS and NASH...
  25. ncbi request reprint Bioimpedance analysis: a useful technique for assessing appendicular lean soft tissue mass and distribution
    Serenella Salinari
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, 00184 Roma, Italy
    J Appl Physiol 94:1552-6. 2003
    ..4 and 5.9 +/- 3.4% in the two groups, respectively. Similar results were obtained by using five resistance values for the analysis. In conclusion, the proposed BIA model provides an adequate means of evaluating appendicular SM mass...