Giovanni Gambaro

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Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Medullary sponge kidney
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Nephrology Division, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 22:421-6. 2013
  2. pmc A new mechanism of action of sulodexide in diabetic nephropathy: inhibits heparanase-1 and prevents FGF-2-induced renal epithelial-mesenchymal transition
    Valentina Masola
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Transl Med 10:213. 2012
  3. pmc Dietary habits in women with recurrent idiopathic calcium nephrolithiasis
    Tiziana Meschi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Parma, Via A Gramsci 14, Parma, Italy
    J Transl Med 10:63. 2012
  4. doi request reprint High chronic nephropathy detection yield in CKD subjects identified by the combination of albuminuria and estimated GFR
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Renal Program, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:746-51. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Glycosaminoglycan treatment in glomerulonephritis? An interesting option to investigate
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Renal Program, Catholic University, Rome Italy
    J Nephrol 23:244-52. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The origin of nephrocalcinosis, Randall's plaque and renal stones: a cell biology viewpoint
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Division of Nephrology, Renal Program, Catholic University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 81:166-70. 2009
  7. pmc Prevalence of CKD in northeastern Italy: results of the INCIPE study and comparison with NHANES
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Ospedale Civile Maggiore, Azienda Ospedaliera University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1946-53. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary IgA nephropathy is more severe in TGF-beta1 high secretor patients
    Brigida Brezzi
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Nephrol 22:747-59. 2009
  9. pmc Identification of GDNF gene sequence variations in patients with medullary sponge kidney disease
    Rossella Torregrossa
    Laboratory of Histomorphology and Molecular Biology of the Kidney, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Padua, Via Giustiniani, 2 35128 Padua, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1205-10. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and risk for chronic kidney disease in an Italian cohort: analysis of the INCIPE study
    Pietro Manuel Ferraro
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Institute of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Renal Program, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 9:381-8. 2011

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Publications55

  1. doi request reprint Medullary sponge kidney
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Nephrology Division, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 22:421-6. 2013
    ..This was because it was believed to have a low prevalence and because it was considered a benign condition. Studies in recent years have been changing these convictions however, hence the present review...
  2. pmc A new mechanism of action of sulodexide in diabetic nephropathy: inhibits heparanase-1 and prevents FGF-2-induced renal epithelial-mesenchymal transition
    Valentina Masola
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Transl Med 10:213. 2012
    ..Well known Heparanase-1 inhibitors are heparin(s) and sulodexide, a low-molecular weight heparin - dermatan sulphate blend, which is effective in the treatment of DN...
  3. pmc Dietary habits in women with recurrent idiopathic calcium nephrolithiasis
    Tiziana Meschi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Parma, Via A Gramsci 14, Parma, Italy
    J Transl Med 10:63. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint High chronic nephropathy detection yield in CKD subjects identified by the combination of albuminuria and estimated GFR
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Renal Program, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:746-51. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Glycosaminoglycan treatment in glomerulonephritis? An interesting option to investigate
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Renal Program, Catholic University, Rome Italy
    J Nephrol 23:244-52. 2010
    ..Prospective randomized controlled trials with large case populations and definite entry criteria are clearly indicated...
  6. ncbi request reprint The origin of nephrocalcinosis, Randall's plaque and renal stones: a cell biology viewpoint
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Division of Nephrology, Renal Program, Catholic University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 81:166-70. 2009
    ..Henle's loop epithelial cells, or pericyte-like interstitial cells, or papillary stem-cells differentiating along a bone lineage could be involved...
  7. pmc Prevalence of CKD in northeastern Italy: results of the INCIPE study and comparison with NHANES
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Ospedale Civile Maggiore, Azienda Ospedaliera University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1946-53. 2010
    ..Sufficiently powered studies to investigate the CKD prevalence are few and do not cover southern Europe...
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary IgA nephropathy is more severe in TGF-beta1 high secretor patients
    Brigida Brezzi
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Nephrol 22:747-59. 2009
    ..TGF-beta1 has a key role in fibrogenesis and the progression of renal damage. Its production is under genetic control...
  9. pmc Identification of GDNF gene sequence variations in patients with medullary sponge kidney disease
    Rossella Torregrossa
    Laboratory of Histomorphology and Molecular Biology of the Kidney, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Padua, Via Giustiniani, 2 35128 Padua, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1205-10. 2010
    ..It is hypothesized that MSK is due to a disruption at the "ureteric bud/metanephric blastema" interface caused by critical developmental genes functioning abnormally...
  10. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and risk for chronic kidney disease in an Italian cohort: analysis of the INCIPE study
    Pietro Manuel Ferraro
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Institute of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Renal Program, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 9:381-8. 2011
    ..Renal disease increases the risk of CVD and mortality. However, the chronic nephropathy-CVD liaison has not been analyzed in the framework of the possible role of metabolic syndrome in both...
  11. pmc Long-term treatment with potassium citrate and renal stones in medullary sponge kidney
    Antonia Fabris
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1663-8. 2010
    ..However, the effect on stone recurrence of citrate treatment in these patients has never been studied...
  12. doi request reprint Early activation of fibrogenesis in transplanted kidneys: a study on serial renal biopsies
    Dorella Del Prete
    Nephrology Division, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Exp Mol Pathol 87:141-5. 2009
    ..Our aim was to use gene expression and immunohistochemical analysis to investigate the RAS and several factors involved in the fibrogenic cascade in allograft biopsies...
  13. pmc Heparanase and syndecan-1 interplay orchestrates fibroblast growth factor-2-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition in renal tubular cells
    Valentina Masola
    Department of Experimental Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, 35122 Padova, Italy
    J Biol Chem 287:1478-88. 2012
    ..In conclusion, heparanase plays a role in the tubular-interstitial compartment favoring the FGF-2-dependent EMT of tubular cells. Hence, heparanase is an interesting pharmacological target for the prevention of renal fibrosis...
  14. doi request reprint Age- and sex-tailored serum phosphate thresholds do not improve cardiovascular risk estimation in CKD
    Pietro Manuel Ferraro
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Renal Program, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Nephrol 24:446-52. 2011
    ..Age and sex may affect the metabolism of phosphorus and subsequently its serum level. We evaluated if age- and sex-specific cutoffs for hyperphosphatemia may define cardiovascular risk better than the current guideline cutoffs...
  15. doi request reprint Comparison of serum creatinine and cystatin C for early diagnosis of contrast-induced nephropathy after coronary angiography and interventions
    Flavio Ribichini
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem 58:458-64. 2012
    ..We investigated the diagnostic sensitivities, diagnostic specificities, and variations from baseline for serum creatinine and Cys in CIN...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quantitave and qualitative changes in vascular endothelial growth factor gene expression in glomeruli of patients with type 2 diabetes
    Elena Bortoloso
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:799-807. 2004
    ..VEGF plays an important role in the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy. This study examined the relationship between VEGF and its isoforms and the severity of diabetic nephropathy in type 2 diabetes...
  17. doi request reprint Cadmium exposure and kidney stone formation in the general population--an analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III data
    Pietro Manuel Ferraro
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Renal Program, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Endourol 25:875-80. 2011
    ..Cadmium exposure has been associated with a greater risk of kidney stone formation in occupational exposure studies, but data on such an association in the general population are scarce...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mild tubular damage induces calcium oxalate crystalluria in a model of subtle hyperoxaluria: Evidence that a second hit is necessary for renal lithogenesis
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2213-9. 2006
    ..It may take more than just a metabolic predisposition for calcium nephrolithiasis to occur, and the second hit could come from an environmental pollutant such as HCBD...
  19. doi request reprint Treating elderly people with diabetes and stages 3 and 4 chronic kidney disease
    Cataldo Abaterusso
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1185-94. 2008
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  20. doi request reprint Unusual renal presentation of Fabry disease in a female patient
    Cataldo Abaterusso
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Ospedale Maggiore, P le Stefani 1, Verona 37126, Italy
    Nat Rev Nephrol 5:349-54. 2009
    ..Her renal function was below normal (serum creatinine level 141 micromol/l; estimated glomerular filtration rate 41 ml/min/1.73 m2) with no proteinuria or albuminuria...
  21. ncbi request reprint Perforin, Granzyme B, and fas ligand for molecular diagnosis of acute renal-allograft rejection: analyses on serial biopsies suggest methodological issues
    Romina Graziotto
    Clinic of Nephrology, Department of Medical and Surgical Science, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Transplantation 81:1125-32. 2006
    ..We describe our experience of analyzing the expression of cytotoxic T-lymphotoxins (CTL) in biopsies and peripheral blood leukocytes (PBL) for the diagnosis of AR...
  22. ncbi request reprint A validated model of disease progression in IgA nephropathy
    Richardo Magistroni
    Division of Nephrology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Nephrol 19:32-40. 2006
    ..However, it is critical to define appropriate indicators for this therapy especially in the wake of potentially deleterious side effects to immunosuppressives...
  23. doi request reprint Combined treatment with renin-angiotensin system blockers and polyunsaturated fatty acids in proteinuric IgA nephropathy: a randomized controlled trial
    Pietro Manuel Ferraro
    Department of Nephrology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:156-60. 2009
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  24. ncbi request reprint Precocious activation of genes of the renin-angiotensin system and the fibrogenic cascade in IgA glomerulonephritis
    Dorella Del Prete
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Kidney Int 64:149-59. 2003
    ..This study was carried out to obtain deeper insight into the regulation of RAS and the interaction with TGF-beta1 in the diseased kidney...
  25. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic and genetic heterogeneity in Dent's disease--the results of an Italian collaborative study
    Enrica Tosetto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani, 2 35128 Padova, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2452-63. 2006
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  26. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of a reagent strip for assessing urinary albumin excretion in the general population
    Maria Stella Graziani
    Laboratorio di Analisi Chimico Cliniche ed Ematologiche, Ospedale Civile Maggiore, Azienda Ospedaliera di Verona, Piazzale Stefani, 1 37126 Verona, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:1490-4. 2009
    ..This study is aimed to evaluate the diagnostic performances of a strip for measuring the albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR) in the general population and to compare it with those found in a diabetic population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dent's disease and prevalence of renal stones in dialysis patients in Northeastern Italy
    Enrica Tosetto
    Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Hum Genet 51:25-30. 2006
    ..The prevalence of stone formers among dialysis patients in our region was 3.2%, much lower than the prevalence observed in older studies. Struvite stones continue to play a major role in causing stone-associated ESRD ...
  28. doi request reprint Regulation of heparanase by albumin and advanced glycation end products in proximal tubular cells
    Valentina Masola
    Department of Experimental Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1813:1475-82. 2011
    ..g. extracellular-matrix remodeling and cell-cell crosstalk, via its heparan sulfate endoglycosidase activity and capacity to regulate the expression of the heparan sulfate-proteoglycan syndecan-1...
  29. doi request reprint Early creatinine shifts predict contrast-induced nephropathy and persistent renal damage after angiography
    Flavio Ribichini
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Verona, Ospedale Civile Maggiore, Verona, Italy
    Am J Med 123:755-63. 2010
    ..The prognostic value of any early shift of serum creatinine compared with baseline was investigated; such measurement, being a delta, is largely independent of creatinine variations...
  30. pmc Low level exposure to cadmium increases the risk of chronic kidney disease: analysis of the NHANES 1999-2006
    Pietro Manuel Ferraro
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Renal Program, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    BMC Public Health 10:304. 2010
    ..We evaluated the association of Cadmium (Cd) exposure with the risk of CKD in U.S. adults who participated in the 1999-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Crystals, Randall's plaques and renal stones: do bone and atherosclerosis teach us something?
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Italy
    J Nephrol 17:774-7. 2004
    ..This may constitute a further, still unexplored example of epithelial-mesenchymal-differentiation in the kidney...
  32. ncbi request reprint Aspergillus fumigatus peritonitis in ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: a case report and notes on the therapeutic approach
    Luciana Bonfante
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, Policlinico Universitario, University of Padua, Italy
    Nephrology (Carlton) 10:270-3. 2005
    ..As delayed treatment has an increased mortality rate, it is mandatory to remove the catheter and to start intravenous treatment with amphotericin B empirically...
  33. ncbi request reprint Anaemia in diabetic renal failure: is there a role for early erythropoietin treatment in preventing cardiovascular mortality?
    Cataldo Abaterusso
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 10:843-9. 2008
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Percutaneous and transureteral biopsies of renal papillae: safe and appropriate procedures for in vivo histologic analysis in stone formers
    Lorenzo Ruggera
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Endourol 25:25-30. 2011
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  35. ncbi request reprint Heparin reduces glomerular infiltration and TGF-beta protein expression by macrophages in puromycin glomerulosclerosis
    Monica Ceol
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, Policlinico Universitario, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    J Nephrol 16:210-8. 2003
    ..We investigated the hypothesis that heparin might also be renoprotective by modulating the macrophages in various ways in the chronic puromycin glomerulosclerosis model...
  36. pmc Bone disease in medullary sponge kidney and effect of potassium citrate treatment
    Antonia Fabris
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1974-9. 2009
    ..Patients with MSK have never been investigated for osteopathy; neither has the potential effect of potassium citrate administration (CA) on their urinary metabolic risk factors and on bone mineralization...
  37. doi request reprint Medullary sponge kidney: state of the art
    Antonia Fabris
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:1111-9. 2013
    ..We surmise that a defective distal acidification has a central role in MSK and is followed by a chain of events including defective bone mineralization, hypercalciuria, hypocitraturia and stone formation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Identification of a novel splice site mutation of CLCN5 gene and characterization of a new alternative 5' UTR end of ClC-5 mRNA in human renal tissue and leukocytes
    Monica Forino
    Laboratory of Histomorphology and Molecular Biology of the Kidney, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, 35128 Padua, Italy
    J Hum Genet 49:53-60. 2004
    ..ORF analysis revealed that intron 1b retention in isoform B1 stabilizes the initiation of translation to the AGT at position 297 of the ClC-5 cDNA coding region...
  39. doi request reprint Inhibitory effects of glycosaminoglycans on basal and stimulated transforming growth factor-β1 expression in mesangial cells: biochemical and structural considerations
    Magdalena Bacilieri
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Marzolo 5, 35131 Padova, Italy
    Glycobiology 21:1029-37. 2011
    ..Judging from our investigation, chondroitin sulfates seem the most promising for potential pharmacological applications in disorders characterized by fibrogenic TGF-β1 overexpression...
  40. doi request reprint Familial clustering of medullary sponge kidney is autosomal dominant with reduced penetrance and variable expressivity
    Antonia Fabris
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Kidney Int 83:272-7. 2013
    ..Thus, our study provides strong evidence that familial clustering of MSK is common, and has an autosomal dominant inheritance, a reduced penetrance, and variable expressivity...
  41. ncbi request reprint Silent chronic kidney disease epidemic seen from Europe: designing strategies for clinical management of the early stages
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Nephrol 18:123-35. 2005
    ..general practitioner-oriented approaches). These issues are discussed in this paper...
  42. ncbi request reprint Genetics of hypercalciuria and calcium nephrolithiasis: from the rare monogenic to the common polygenic forms
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:963-86. 2004
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  43. doi request reprint When to suspect a genetic disorder in a patient with renal stones, and why
    Pietro Manuel Ferraro
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Columbus Gemelli University Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:811-20. 2013
    ..This article reviews the clinical and laboratory findings characterizing inherited causes of nephrolithiasis with a view to helping clinicians to recognize and manage these rare conditions...
  44. pmc Soda and other beverages and the risk of kidney stones
    Pietro Manuel Ferraro
    Division of Nephrology Renal Program, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1389-95. 2013
    ..Not all fluids may be equally beneficial for reducing the risk of kidney stones. In particular, it is not clear whether sugar and artificially sweetened soda increase the risk...
  45. doi request reprint History of kidney stones and the risk of coronary heart disease
    Pietro Manuel Ferraro
    Division of Nephrology Renal Program, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Columbus Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    JAMA 310:408-15. 2013
    ..Previous studies of the association between kidney stones and CHD have often not controlled for important risk factors, and the results have been inconsistent...
  46. doi request reprint Metabolic and toxicological considerations for diuretic therapy in patients with acute heart failure
    Nadia Aspromonte
    San Filippo Neri Hospital, Cardiovascular Department, Rome, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 7:1049-63. 2011
    ..Unfortunately, despite their widespread use, limited data from randomized clinical trials are available to guide clinicians with the appropriate management of this diuretic therapy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Roles of calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) in renal mineral ion transport
    Giuseppe Vezzoli
    Nephrology Division, Columbus Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Curr Pharm Biotechnol 10:302-10. 2009
    ..From a teleological perspective, CaSR seems to protect human tissues against calcium excess in extracellular fluids...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effect of oral treatment with the glycosaminoglycan sulodexide on peritoneal transport in CAPD patients
    Agostino Fracasso
    Division of Nephrology, Umberto I General Hospital, Mestre Venice, Italy
    Perit Dial Int 23:595-9. 2003
  49. doi request reprint Detection of a large deletion in the P-selectin (SELP) gene
    Alessandra Pasquali
    Department of Mother and Child, and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Strada Le Grazie 8, Verona, Italy
    Mol Cell Probes 24:161-5. 2010
    ..Re-genotyping of 1023 apparent homozygotes indicated an overall allele frequency of 0.27%. The inclusion of this allelic variant in genetic association studies will avoid genotyping errors and marginally improve the sensitivity...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hermann Boerhaave and lithotomy: what he thought about it
    Augusto Antonello
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, University of Padua, Italy
    Am J Nephrol 22:290-4. 2002
    ..Boerhaave's opinion of lithomy as a last resort when other approaches failed was, "I think lithotomy is an act of pure faith"...
  51. ncbi request reprint Henoch-Schönlein purpura and Crohn's disease in a family
    Daiana Cassater
    School of Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Nephrol 19:387-90. 2006
    ..Other, as yet unknown genes could be involved...
  52. ncbi request reprint Oral sulodexide reduces albuminuria in microalbuminuric and macroalbuminuric type 1 and type 2 diabetic patients: the Di.N.A.S. randomized trial
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Department of Medical and Surgical Science, Division of Nephrology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1615-25. 2002
    ..The effect on albuminuria is long-lasting and seemingly additive to the ACE inhibitory effect...
  53. doi request reprint Percutaneous renal sympathetic nerve ablation for loin pain haematuria syndrome
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Division of Nephrology, Columbus Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:2393-5. 2013
    ..This observation suggests that percutaneous sympathetic denervation could prove to be an effective mini-invasive strategy for the treatment of chronic renal pain, and LPHS in particular. ..
  54. doi request reprint Oxidation of Met1606 in von Willebrand factor is a risk factor for thrombotic and septic complications in chronic renal failure
    Vincenzo De Filippis
    Laboratory of Protein Chemistry, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Biochem J 442:423-32. 2012
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  55. ncbi request reprint Nephrolithiasis: why doesn't our "learning" progress?
    Giovanni Gambaro
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Eur Urol 45:547-56; discussion 556. 2004
    ..We feel that indeed we did and do make some: (1) the patients we are investigating may not be appropriate; and (2) we are missing to properly recognise disease heterogeneity...