Pietro Ferrara

Summary

Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors increasing the risk for stone formation in adult patients with cystic fibrosis
    Maurizio Terribile
    Department of Nephrology and Renal Stone Centre, Pellgrini Hospital Napoli, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1870-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint High fat consumption in children with celiac disease
    P Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 72:296-300. 2009
  3. pmc Nephrotic Syndrome Following H1N1 Influenza in a 3-Year-Old Boy
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    Iran J Pediatr 22:265-8. 2012
  4. pmc The physical and mental health of children in foster care
    Pietro Ferrara
    Dept of Paediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Iran J Public Health 42:368-73. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Oral desmopressin lyophilisate (MELT) for monosymptomatic enuresis: Structured versus abrupt withdrawal
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:52-5. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Children left unattended in parked vehicles: a focus on recent italian cases and a review of literature
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:71. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Salivary alpha-amylase: a new non-invasive biomarker for assessment of pain perception in epileptic children
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, L go Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurol Belg 113:279-83. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Does anticonvulsant treatment influence pain perception in epileptic children?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neuropediatrics 44:142-6. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Diet and physical activity "defeated" Tuberil® in treatment of childhood obesity
    P Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 38:181-5. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Massive proteinuria: a possible side effect of pyrantel pamoate?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ren Fail 33:534-6. 2011

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors increasing the risk for stone formation in adult patients with cystic fibrosis
    Maurizio Terribile
    Department of Nephrology and Renal Stone Centre, Pellgrini Hospital Napoli, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1870-5. 2006
    ..We, therefore, evaluated the metabolic and physicochemical data of adult CF and H-CF patients, comparing them to controls (C)...
  2. ncbi request reprint High fat consumption in children with celiac disease
    P Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 72:296-300. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the caloric intake and fat consumption in children with celiac disease (CD) following a gluten-free diet (GFD)...
  3. pmc Nephrotic Syndrome Following H1N1 Influenza in a 3-Year-Old Boy
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    Iran J Pediatr 22:265-8. 2012
    ..Complications are generally limited to patients at the extremes of age (<6 months or >65 years) and those with comorbid medical illness. The most frequent complications of influenza involve the respiratory system...
  4. pmc The physical and mental health of children in foster care
    Pietro Ferrara
    Dept of Paediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Iran J Public Health 42:368-73. 2013
    ..To evaluate physical and mental health in children in foster care and comparison with general population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Oral desmopressin lyophilisate (MELT) for monosymptomatic enuresis: Structured versus abrupt withdrawal
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:52-5. 2014
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Children left unattended in parked vehicles: a focus on recent italian cases and a review of literature
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:71. 2013
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Salivary alpha-amylase: a new non-invasive biomarker for assessment of pain perception in epileptic children
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, L go Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurol Belg 113:279-83. 2013
    ..Our data suggest that sAA activity could represent a new objective and non-invasive biomarker for the assessment of pain perception in epileptic children...
  8. doi request reprint Does anticonvulsant treatment influence pain perception in epileptic children?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neuropediatrics 44:142-6. 2013
    ..The aims of our study were to evaluate pain perception in epileptic children and to establish the influence of anticonvulsant drugs on pain perception...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diet and physical activity "defeated" Tuberil® in treatment of childhood obesity
    P Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 38:181-5. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Massive proteinuria: a possible side effect of pyrantel pamoate?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ren Fail 33:534-6. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome with improvement of renal function
    P Ferrara
    Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 152:1283-4. 2010
    ..We followed the patient with periodic clinical examination and laboratory and radiological investigations and observed at the age of 5 years a normal renal ultrasound without parenchymal hyperechogenicity...
  12. doi request reprint Cranberry juice for the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections: a randomized controlled trial in children
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 43:369-72. 2009
    ..This study compares the effects of daily cranberry juice to those of Lactobacillus in children with recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs)...
  13. doi request reprint Toll-free telephone medical information on nocturnal enuresis: the first Italian experience over a two-year period
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Urol Int 82:143-6. 2009
    ..All phone calls were scheduled to data collections...
  14. ncbi request reprint Preliminary data on monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Paediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:238-40. 2006
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis (MNE) in a group of children and adolescents prior to the onset of type 1 diabetes (Dt1)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Homotoxicological remedies versus desmopressin versus placebo in the treatment of enuresis: a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Paediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica S Cuore, A Gemelli Hospital, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 23:269-74. 2008
    ..Our study demonstrates that homotoxicology is safe and effective when compared with placebo, even if it is significantly less effective than dDAVP in this clinical condition...
  16. ncbi request reprint Increased excretion of glycosaminoglycans in children with urinary incontinence compared to those with monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Universita Cattolica S Cuore, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 41:218-22. 2007
    ..To analyse the urinary excretion of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) in patients with either urinary incontinence or nocturnal enuresis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Penile involvement in Henoch-Schönlein purpura with good prognosis
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica S Cuore, A Gemelli Hospital, Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 41:567-9. 2007
    ..The patient also developed an acute occurrence of impairment of the glans, prepuce and penis 4 days after recovery that completely disappeared after a further 2 days, with the cutaneous rash subsiding on discharge from hospital...
  18. ncbi request reprint Should a renal biopsy be performed at the first relapse of 'clinical nephrotic syndrome'?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:184-6. 2008
    ..We suggest that it may be better to perform a renal biopsy at the time of first relapse...
  19. ncbi request reprint Polythelia: still a marker of urinary tract anomalies in children?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 43:47-50. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between SNN and kidney/urinary tract (K/UT) anomalies, where anomalies is taken to mean functional disorders, malformations and diseases...
  20. doi request reprint Health care of children living with their mother in prison compared with the general population
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome
    Scand J Public Health 37:265-72. 2009
    ..We describe health care of children living in the nest areas and we compare this condition with the general population...
  21. doi request reprint Factitious disorders and Munchausen syndrome: the tip of the iceberg
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Italy
    J Child Health Care 17:366-74. 2013
    ..We suggest that physicians must consider the possibility of these diagnoses whenever there are discrepancies in a child's illness presentation. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Amoxicillin-induced nephritis and tubulitis in a child
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Urol Int 71:124-6. 2003
    ..On renal biopsy an interstitial nephritis with tubulitis was identified...
  23. pmc IL-1 β and IL-6 upregulation in children with H1N1 influenza virus infection
    Antonio Chiaretti
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, A Gemelli Hospital, Policlinico Gemelli, Largo Gemelli, 1 00168 Rome, Italy
    Mediators Inflamm 2013:495848. 2013
    ..The upregulation of these cytokines is likely to play a proinflammatory role in H1N1 virus infection and may contribute to airway inflammation and bronchial hyperreactivity in these patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint IgA nephropathy in an Italian child with familial Mediterranean fever
    Donato Rigante
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:1642-4. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint Vulvar pyoderma gangrenosum in a child
    Simon Garcovich
    Department of Dermatology, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 26:629-31. 2009
    ..A response to treatment was achieved after 2 weeks and clinical and laboratory follow-up at 12 months did not show any disease relapse or inflammation...
  26. doi request reprint Increased levels of neurotrophins in the cerebrospinal fluid of children with Epstein-Barr virus meningoencephalitis
    Antonio Chiaretti
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, A Gemelli Hospital, Largo Gemelli, I 00168 Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Infect Dis 20:52-7. 2014
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Platinum compounds in children with cancer: toxicity and clinical management
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Drugs 24:1007-19. 2013
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  28. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic discordance in three siblings affected by atypical cystic fibrosis with the F508del/D614G genotype
    Giuseppe Castaldo
    Università del Molise Facoltà di SS MM FF NN Via Mazzini 86170 Isernia Italia
    J Cyst Fibros 5:193-5. 2006
    ..The whole scanning of CFTR revealed the rare F508del/D614G genotype. The discordance of clinical expression within the same family reinforces the putative role of modifier genes of CF phenotype...
  29. ncbi request reprint Preoperative C-reactive protein predicts mid-term outcome after cardiac surgery
    Giangiuseppe Cappabianca
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Dipartimento d Emergenza e Trapianti d Organo, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:2170-8. 2006
    ..The study objective was to evaluate the effect of CRP on short-term and mid-term outcome after cardiac surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint Plasma antidiuretic hormone levels in children with spina bifida
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Urol Int 68:144-7. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess plasma antidiuretic hormone (ADH) levels in these children...