M Confalonieri

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Life sciences: a new area of action for the physician]
    Marco Confalonieri
    Struttura Complessa di Pneumologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti, Trieste
    Recenti Prog Med 99:129-33. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint To use or not to use corticosteroids for pneumonia? A clinician's perspective
    M Confalonieri
    Struttura Complessa Pneumologia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Trieste, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 77:94-101. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Is prolonged low-dose glucocorticoid treatment beneficial in community-acquired pneumonia?
    Marco Confalonieri
    Department of Pneumology and Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital of Cattinara, Trieste, Italy
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 15:158-66. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Hydrocortisone infusion for severe community-acquired pneumonia: a preliminary randomized study
    Marco Confalonieri
    Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34100 Trieste, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:242-8. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Methylprednisolone infusion for life-threatening H1N1-virus infection
    Marco Confalonieri
    Pneumology Department, University Hospital of Cattinara, Str Di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 4:233-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Bosentan for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
    Marco Confalonieri
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital of Trieste, Str Di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7:1503-12. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Prolonged hospitalisation for immigrants and high risk patients with positive smear pulmonary tuberculosis
    R Luzzati
    Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital, Trieste, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 75:141-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Long-term observational, non-randomized study of enzyme replacement therapy in late-onset glycogenosis type II
    Bruno Bembi
    Regional Coordination Centre for Rare Diseases, University Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale Santa Maria della Misericordia 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
    J Inherit Metab Dis 33:727-35. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Bosentan for patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
    Fabio Giuseppe Vassallo
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 20:24-9. 2009
  10. pmc Respiratory intensive care units in Italy: a national census and prospective cohort study
    M Confalonieri
    Unità Operativa di Pneumologia, Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Thorax 56:373-8. 2001

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint [Life sciences: a new area of action for the physician]
    Marco Confalonieri
    Struttura Complessa di Pneumologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti, Trieste
    Recenti Prog Med 99:129-33. 2008
    ..These experiences could open new exciting horizons for the medical science...
  2. ncbi request reprint To use or not to use corticosteroids for pneumonia? A clinician's perspective
    M Confalonieri
    Struttura Complessa Pneumologia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Trieste, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 77:94-101. 2012
    ..Finally, infection surveillance is critical in patients treated with corticosteroids, and to prevent the rebound phenomenon, the drug should be weaned slowly...
  3. doi request reprint Is prolonged low-dose glucocorticoid treatment beneficial in community-acquired pneumonia?
    Marco Confalonieri
    Department of Pneumology and Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital of Cattinara, Trieste, Italy
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 15:158-66. 2013
    ..66, 95% confidence interval 0.51-0.84; p = .001). A large randomized trial is in progress to confirm the aggregate findings of these small trials and to evaluate the long-term effect of this low-cost treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hydrocortisone infusion for severe community-acquired pneumonia: a preliminary randomized study
    Marco Confalonieri
    Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34100 Trieste, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:242-8. 2005
    ..01), MODS score (p = 0.003), and delayed septic shock (p = 0.001). Hydrocortisone treatment was associated with a significant reduction in length of hospital stay (p = 0.03) and mortality (p = 0.009)...
  5. doi request reprint Methylprednisolone infusion for life-threatening H1N1-virus infection
    Marco Confalonieri
    Pneumology Department, University Hospital of Cattinara, Str Di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 4:233-7. 2010
    ..The most severe patient was a previously healthy 30-year-old man admitted to hospital because of bilateral pneumonia and severe acute respiratory failure...
  6. doi request reprint Bosentan for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
    Marco Confalonieri
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital of Trieste, Str Di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7:1503-12. 2009
    ..However, further randomized controlled trials are needed to definitively establish bosentan as a standard drug for CTEPH...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prolonged hospitalisation for immigrants and high risk patients with positive smear pulmonary tuberculosis
    R Luzzati
    Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital, Trieste, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 75:141-5. 2011
    ..Our aim was to evaluate a prolonged hospitalisation programme to improve early outcome of TB treatment in high risk patients...
  8. doi request reprint Long-term observational, non-randomized study of enzyme replacement therapy in late-onset glycogenosis type II
    Bruno Bembi
    Regional Coordination Centre for Rare Diseases, University Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale Santa Maria della Misericordia 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
    J Inherit Metab Dis 33:727-35. 2010
    ..Long-term follow-up studies are not available at present. The aim of this study was to evaluate the ERT long-term effects in late-onset GSDII...
  9. doi request reprint Bosentan for patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
    Fabio Giuseppe Vassallo
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 20:24-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this prospective open-label, multicenter, study is to compare the efficacy of 1-year bosentan treatment to standard drugs in nonoperated patients with CTEPH...
  10. pmc Respiratory intensive care units in Italy: a national census and prospective cohort study
    M Confalonieri
    Unità Operativa di Pneumologia, Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Thorax 56:373-8. 2001
    ..Because of the lack of official epidemiological data in these units, a two phase study was performed with the aim of describing the work profile in Italian RICUs...
  11. doi request reprint High-frequency percussive ventilation improves perioperatively clinical evolution in pulmonary resection
    Umberto Lucangelo
    Departments of Perioperative Medicine, Intensive Care and Emergency, Cattinara Hospital, University School of Medicine, Trieste, Italy
    Crit Care Med 37:1663-9. 2009
    ..These methods do not allow the removal of produced secretions. We hypothesized that high-frequency percussive ventilation(HFPV) can improve both conditions and reduce hospital length of stay in these patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint An investigation of airway acidification in asthma using induced sputum: a study of feasibility and correlation
    Metka Kodric
    Department of Pulmonology SC Pneumologia, University Hospital of Trieste Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:905-10. 2007
    ..Acidification of the airways seems to be involved in asthma pathophysiology, but its assessment might be difficult...
  13. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive ventilation for treating acute respiratory failure in AIDS patients with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
    Marco Confalonieri
    Struttura Complessa Pneumologia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Trieste, U O Pneumologia, via Bonomea 265, 34100 Trieste, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 28:1233-8. 2002
    ..To compare noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) vs. invasive mechanical ventilation in AIDS patients with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP)-related acute respiratory failure (ARF)...
  14. doi request reprint The effectiveness of a bronchial drainage technique (ELTGOL) in COPD exacerbations
    Metka Kodric
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital of Cattinara, Trieste, Italy
    Respirology 14:424-8. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint [Prolonged infusion of hydrocortisone in patients with severe community acquired pneumonia]
    Marco Confalonieri
    Recenti Prog Med 97:32-6. 2006
    ..Moreover, this therapeutic approach seems to be associated with a significant reduction in duration of mechanical ventilation, in length of hospital stay and mortality in hospital...
  16. ncbi request reprint Costs of the COPD. Differences between intensive care unit and respiratory intermediate care unit
    Guido Bertolini
    GiViTI Coordinating Centre, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri Centro di Ricerche Cliniche per le Malattie Rare Aldo e Cele Daccò 24020 Ranica, Bergamo, Italy
    Respir Med 99:894-900. 2005
    ..To assess whether respiratory intermediate care units (RICUs) are cost effective alternatives to intensive care units (ICUs) for patients with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Iron lung vs mask ventilation in the treatment of acute on chronic respiratory failure in COPD patients: a multicenter study
    Antonio Corrado
    Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera di Careggi Firenze, Florence, Italy
    Chest 121:189-95. 2002
    ..Evaluation of the effectiveness of negative-pressure ventilation (NPV) with the use of the iron lung vs noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NIPPV) in the treatment of COPD patients with acute on chronic respiratory failure...