A Mancini

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Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hormones and antioxidant systems: role of pituitary and pituitary-dependent axes
    A Mancini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:422-33. 2010
  2. pmc Biochemical alterations in semen of varicocele patients: a review of the literature
    Antonio Mancini
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome 00168, Italy
    Adv Urol 2012:903931. 2012
  3. pmc Thyroid hormones and antioxidant systems: focus on oxidative stress in cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases
    Antonio Mancini
    Department of Medical Sciences, Division of Endocrinology, Catholic University, Rome 00168, Italy
    Int J Mol Sci 14:23893-909. 2013
  4. pmc Hormonal influence on coenzyme Q(10) levels in blood plasma
    Antonio Mancini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Gemelli, 1 00168 Rome, Italy
    Int J Mol Sci 12:9216-25. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Relationship between plasma antioxidants and thyroid hormones in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    A Mancini
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 120:623-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of antioxidant systems (coenzyme Q10 and total antioxidant capacity) in morbid obesity before and after biliopancreatic diversion
    Antonio Mancini
    Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, 00135 Rome, Italy
    Metabolism 57:1384-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Coenzyme Q10 evaluation in pituitary-adrenal axis disease: preliminary data
    A Mancini
    Operative Unit of Endocrinology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Biofactors 25:197-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint An update of Coenzyme Q10 implications in male infertility: biochemical and therapeutic aspects
    A Mancini
    Operative Unit of Endocrinology, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Biofactors 25:165-74. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased total antioxidant capacity in seminal plasma of varicocele patients: a multivariate analysis
    Antonio Mancini
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Operative Unit of Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Arch Androl 53:37-42. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Seminal antioxidant capacity in pre- and postoperative varicocele
    Antonio Mancini
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Androl 25:44-9. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Hormones and antioxidant systems: role of pituitary and pituitary-dependent axes
    A Mancini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:422-33. 2010
    ..Taken together, these data underline the importance of oxidative stress in various pituitary-dependent disorders, suggesting a possible clinical usefulness of antioxidant molecules...
  2. pmc Biochemical alterations in semen of varicocele patients: a review of the literature
    Antonio Mancini
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome 00168, Italy
    Adv Urol 2012:903931. 2012
    ..In conclusion, published data show a role of oxidative stress in varicocele-related male infertility, but at present we do not know the precise molecular mechanisms underlying these phenomena...
  3. pmc Thyroid hormones and antioxidant systems: focus on oxidative stress in cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases
    Antonio Mancini
    Department of Medical Sciences, Division of Endocrinology, Catholic University, Rome 00168, Italy
    Int J Mol Sci 14:23893-909. 2013
    ..Published studies suggest that oxidative stress could be involved in the clinical course of different heart diseases; our data could support the rationale of replacement therapy in low-T3 conditions. ..
  4. pmc Hormonal influence on coenzyme Q(10) levels in blood plasma
    Antonio Mancini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Gemelli, 1 00168 Rome, Italy
    Int J Mol Sci 12:9216-25. 2011
    ..There is also a link with gonadal and adrenal hormones, partially due to the common biosynthetic pathway with CoQ(10), but also to the increased oxidative stress found in hypogonadism and hypoadrenalism...
  5. doi request reprint Relationship between plasma antioxidants and thyroid hormones in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    A Mancini
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 120:623-8. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of antioxidant systems (coenzyme Q10 and total antioxidant capacity) in morbid obesity before and after biliopancreatic diversion
    Antonio Mancini
    Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, 00135 Rome, Italy
    Metabolism 57:1384-9. 2008
    ..5 +/- 5.3 vs 66 +/- 5.3). The mechanisms of these phenomena remain to be established. These data suggest the importance of correcting postsurgical metabolic complications, in these clinical populations, with CoQ(10) supplementation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Coenzyme Q10 evaluation in pituitary-adrenal axis disease: preliminary data
    A Mancini
    Operative Unit of Endocrinology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Biofactors 25:197-9. 2005
    ..However, since thyroid hormones have an important role in modulating CoQ10 levels and metabolism, when coexistent, thyroid deficiency seems to play a prevalent role in comparison with adrenal deficiency...
  8. ncbi request reprint An update of Coenzyme Q10 implications in male infertility: biochemical and therapeutic aspects
    A Mancini
    Operative Unit of Endocrinology, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Biofactors 25:165-74. 2005
    ..From a general point of view, a deeper knowledge of these molecular mechanisms could lead to a new insight into the so-called unexplained infertility...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased total antioxidant capacity in seminal plasma of varicocele patients: a multivariate analysis
    Antonio Mancini
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Operative Unit of Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Arch Androl 53:37-42. 2007
    ..31, p > F = 0.0007), not modified by Lag (r(2) = 0.31, p > F = 0.002). Their inverse correlation with Lag may suggest that higher FSH levels, improving sperm antioxidant efficiency, counterbalance varicocele-induced dyspermia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Seminal antioxidant capacity in pre- and postoperative varicocele
    Antonio Mancini
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Androl 25:44-9. 2004
    ..65, P <.01). This correlation was not yet manifest post-VAR. In conclusion, surgical treatment does not seem to modify absolute values of TAC but influences its fine regulation and relationships with sperm motility...
  11. ncbi request reprint Seminal antioxidants in humans: preoperative and postoperative evaluation of coenzyme Q10 in varicocele patients
    A Mancini
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, 00153 Rome, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 37:428-32. 2005
    ..As seminal plasma CoQ10 reflects an interchange between intracellular and extracellular compartments, its different distribution could cause a greater sensitivity to peroxidative damage and a reduced utilization for energetic purpose...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluation of antioxidant systems in pituitary-adrenal axis diseases
    A Mancini
    Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy
    Pituitary 13:138-45. 2010
    ..However, since thyroid hormones modulate CoQ(10) levels and metabolism, when thyroid deficiency coexists it seems to play a prevalent influence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationships between plasma CoQ10 levels and thyroid hormones in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    A Mancini
    Operative Unit of Endocrinology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Biofactors 25:201-4. 2005
    ..Whether this datum supports the need to perform a replacement therapy in such a condition requires further studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increased estradiol levels in venous occlusive disorder: a possible functional mechanism of venous leakage
    A Mancini
    Medical Pathology, Endocrinology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 17:239-42. 2005
    ..This point can explain a possible link between the high estradiol levels and a functional insufficiency of the venous system in ED...
  15. doi request reprint A case of 45,X male: genetic reevaluation and hormonal and metabolic follow-up in adult age
    Antonio Mancini
    Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 90:2011.e17-21. 2008
    ..To report a case of a 45,X man, a rare condition with a clinical course that has not been dealt with by any previous article in the literature...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of testosterone on antioxidant systems in male secondary hypogonadism
    Antonio Mancini
    Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, 00135 Rome, Italy
    J Androl 29:622-9. 2008
    ..Our data suggest that hypogonadism could represent a condition of oxidative stress, in turn related with augmented cardiovascular risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hormonal regulation of total antioxidant capacity in seminal plasma
    Antonio Mancini
    Division of Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Androl 30:534-40. 2009
    ..This is interesting also because some hormones, such as thyroid and pituitary hormones, are not usually tested in the first-level evaluation of male patients with fertility problems...
  18. ncbi request reprint A case of forearm amputation after ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer
    A Mancini
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 76:198-200. 2001
    ..To report a case of forearm amputation after ovarian stimulation for IVF-ET...
  19. ncbi request reprint Preoperative growth hormone response to thyrotropin-releasing hormone and oral glucose tolerance test in acromegaly: a retrospective evaluation of 50 patients
    L De Marinis
    Departments of Endocrinology and Neurosurgery, Catholic University School of Medicine, Via Cassia 901, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Metabolism 51:616-21. 2002
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  20. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone secretion and leptin in morbid obesity before and after biliopancreatic diversion: relationships with insulin and body composition
    L De Marinis
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University School of Medicine, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:174-80. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that the changes in insulin levels are the starting point for changes in both leptin levels and the somatotrope axis after BPD...
  21. ncbi request reprint GH response to oral and intravenous glucose load in acromegalic patients
    A Mancini
    Chair of Internal Medicine II, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 27:322-5. 1995
    ..The dissociation of the GH response to OGTT and IVTT could indicate a supersensitivity to peripheral somatostatin, related to a deficiency in central somatostatinergic tone and therefore represent a more unfavourable prognostic sign...
  22. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory action on GHRH-induced GH secretion of chronic tamoxifen treatment in breast cancer
    L De Marinis
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 52:681-5. 2000
    ..Studies in humans are conflicting. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of chronic TAM treatment on GH secretory dynamics in the presence of negligible endogenous oestrogens, in postmenopausal women with breast cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of opioid blockade on insulin and growth hormone (GH) secretion in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: the heterogeneity of impaired GH secretion is related to both obesity and hyperinsulinism
    P Villa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 71:115-21. 1999
    ..To investigate the involvement of opioid tone, obesity, and hyperinsulinemia in GH secretion in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of ghrelin administration on endocrine and metabolic parameters in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    A Fusco
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University School of Medicine, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 30:948-56. 2007
    ..Leptin is a mediator for energy balance opposed to ghrelin; both of them are supposed to act as regulators of reproductive functions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Opioid dysregulation after biliopancreatic diversion: effect of naloxone on preprandial and postprandial growth hormone (GH)-releasing hormone-induced GH release in surgically induced weight loss
    A Mancini
    Institutes of Endocrinology and Clinical Surgery, Centro per la fisiopatologia dello shock-CNR, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Metabolism 50:382-6. 2001
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  26. ncbi request reprint Role of food intake in the modulation of hexarelin-induced growth hormone release in normal human subjects
    L De Marinis
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 32:152-6. 2000
    ..31 +/- 6.22%). In conclusion, our study confirms that HEX acts differently from GHRH; the GH releasing effect of HEX could be only partially influenced by the physiological metabolic or neuroendocrine food-related modifications...
  27. ncbi request reprint Calcium antagonists and hormone release. VII. Effects of gallopamil infusion on insulin and C peptide release in normal subjects
    L De Marinis
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Diabetes Res 17:93-7. 1991
    ..This study indicates that different calcium-antagonist drugs exert differential effects on insulin release and their action on glucose homeostasis should be kept in mind because of the large use of these drugs in cardiac patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint GH deficiency syndrome in elderly patients
    L De Marinis
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:40-1. 2002
  29. ncbi request reprint A retrospective hormonal and immunohistochemical evaluation of 47 acromegalic patients: prognostic value of preoperative plasma prolactin
    L De Marinis
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 34:137-43. 2002
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  30. doi request reprint Coenzyme Q10 and male infertility
    G Balercia
    Endocrinology, Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine and Applied Biotechnologies, Polytechnic University of Marche, Umberto I Hospital, Ancona, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:626-32. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the exogenous administration of CoQ10 increases both ubiquinone and ubiquinol levels in semen and can be effective in improving sperm kinetic features in patients affected by idiopathic asthenozoospermia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Pyridostigmine effects on TSH response to TRH in adult and children obese subjects
    A Mancini
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 25:309-11. 1993
    ..The absence of this pyr effect in obese children induces to hypothesize that somatostatinergic tone is differentially modulated in children vs adult obese subjects...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effect of feeding on growth hormone response to growth hormone-releasing hormone in polycystic ovarian syndrome: relation with body weight and hyperinsulinism
    P Villa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UCSC, Rome, Italy
    Hum Reprod 16:430-4. 2001
    ..Several other factors beyond body mass index and hyperinsulinism could be involved in these pathophysiological events...
  33. ncbi request reprint Coenzyme Q10: another biochemical alteration linked to infertility in varicocele patients?
    Antonio Mancini
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Metabolism 52:402-6. 2003
    ..These data suggest a pathophysiological role of CoQ10 in seminal plasma and a possible molecular defect in VAR...
  34. ncbi request reprint Coenzyme Q10 levels in idiopathic and varicocele-associated asthenozoospermia
    G Balercia
    Division of Endocrinology, School of Medicine, University of Ancona, Italy
    Andrologia 34:107-11. 2002
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  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison of plasma antioxidant levels in middle-aged and old male with idiopatic osteoporosis: preliminary data
    A Mancini
    Department of Medical Sciences, Division of Endocrinology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 18:2013-9. 2014
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  36. ncbi request reprint Portal vein thrombosis after radiofrequency ablation of HCC
    A Orlacchio
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Tor Vergata University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 56:87-91. 2010
    ..The interest of this case report is due to the fact that portal vein thrombosis did not occur immediately after the procedure, it happened without direct vessel injury by the needle and involved a vessel greater than 3 mm...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of dopaminergic tone in postmenopausal women: effects of piribedil on anterior pituitary hormones
    L De Marinis
    Institute of Endocrinology, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 23:30-4. 1991
    ..The differences in the response to piribedil observed in women before and after the menopause could be due to a different sexual steroid environment...
  38. ncbi request reprint A case of severe hypertension caused by ACTH-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia
    R Nocente
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:254-8. 2002
    ..The histology showed adrenal macronodular hyperplasia. During the twenty-four month follow-up, the patient had no further transient ischemic attacks or need of glucocorticoid replacement therapy and withdrew the antihypertensive drugs...
  39. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of varicocele treated with percutaneous retrograde sclerotherapy: technical, clinical and seminal aspects
    C Di Bisceglie
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:1059-64. 2003
    ..In conclusion, varicocele retrograde sclerotherapy is a well-tolerated technique with a low cost-benefit ratio, able to improve semen parameters...
  40. ncbi request reprint Plasma prolactin response to gonadotropin-releasing hormone during benzodiazepine treatment
    L De Marinis
    Institute of Endocrinology, The Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 13:325-31. 1988
    ..5%) and at 60-90 min in the postmenopausal subjects (mean % increase: 110.6 +/- 34.7%). A saline infusion, performed on a separate day during benzodiazepine treatment as a control, did not influence PRL...
  41. ncbi request reprint Coenzyme Q(10) supplementation in infertile men with idiopathic asthenozoospermia: an open, uncontrolled pilot study
    Giancarlo Balercia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Umberto I Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Fertil Steril 81:93-8. 2004
    ..To clarify a potential therapeutic role of coenzyme Q(10) (CoQ(10)) in infertile men with idiopathic asthenozoospermia...
  42. ncbi request reprint Serum level of testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and IGF-1 during an acute exacerbation of COPD and their relationships with inflammatory and prognostic indices: a pilot study
    G M Corbo
    Pulmonary Medicine Department Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Med 105:289-94. 2014
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  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of galanin on growth hormone and prolactin secretion in anorexia nervosa
    L De Marinis
    Institute of Endocrinology and Department of Internal Medicine II, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Metabolism 49:155-9. 2000
    ..Finally, GAL may act as a PRL secretagogue in AN patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Total antioxidant capacity in patients with varicoceles
    Elisabetta Meucci
    Institute of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 79:1577-83. 2003
    ..To explore a possible molecular defect linked to infertility, studying total antioxidant capacity (TAC) of seminal plasma in varicocele (VAR)...
  45. doi request reprint In vivo, high-field, 3-Tesla 1H MR spectroscopic assessment of liver fibrosis in HCV-correlated chronic liver disease
    A Orlacchio
    Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini, Imaging Molecolare, Radiologia Interventistica e Radioterapia, Policlinico Universitario Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 113:289-99. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to correlate the in vivo high-field (3-Tesla) (1)H MRS features of noncirrhotic chronic hepatitis C patients stratified according to the histopathological stages of fibrosis...
  46. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice CT in evaluating coronary artery bypass grafts and of the native coronary arteries
    A Romagnoli
    Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini, Imaging Molecolare, Radiologia Interventistica e Radioterapia, Universita di Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 115:1167-78. 2010
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  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of the opioid blockade on the feeding-induced growth hormone response to growth hormone-releasing hormone in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Maurizio Guido
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 78:994-1000. 2002
    ..To investigate the effect of naloxone, an opioid receptor antagonist, on the release of growth hormone (GH) induced by the growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) in normal-weight and obese women with PCOS in relation to feeding...
  48. ncbi request reprint Body composition and energy expenditure: relationship and changes in obese subjects before and after biliopancreatic diversion
    Roberto M Tacchino
    Institutes of Endocrinology and Clinical Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Metabolism 52:552-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, weight loss after BPD was achieved with an appropriate decline of LBM and with all parameters reaching, at stable weight, values similar to weight-matched controls...
  49. ncbi request reprint Carbon monoxide improves cardiac energetics and safeguards the heart during reperfusion after cardiopulmonary bypass in pigs
    Marialuisa Lavitrano
    Department Medicina Sperimentale Ambientale e Biotecnologie Mediche, University of Milano Bicocca, Via Cadore, 48, 20052 Monza, Milano, Italy
    FASEB J 18:1093-5. 2004
    ..We conclude that treatment with CO improves the energy status, prevents edema formation and apoptosis, and facilitates recovery in a clinically relevant model of cardiopulmonary bypass surgery...