C Ciacci

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Affiliation: Federico II University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi The happy Scandinavian celiac world
    C Ciacci
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Unviersity of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:181-2. 2006
  2. ncbi The history of Helicobacter pylori: a reflection on the relationship between the medical community and industry
    C Ciacci
    School of Medicine, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:778-80. 2006
  3. ncbi L-Carnitine in the treatment of fatigue in adult celiac disease patients: a pilot study
    C Ciacci
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:922-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Celiac disease: in vitro and in vivo safety and palatability of wheat-free sorghum food products
    Carolina Ciacci
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Clin Nutr 26:799-805. 2007
  5. pmc Spectrum of gluten-related disorders: consensus on new nomenclature and classification
    Anna Sapone
    Mucosal Biology Research Center and Center for Celiac Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Med 10:13. 2012
  6. ncbi Helicobacter pylori infection and peptic disease in coeliac disease
    C Ciacci
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:1283-7. 2000
  7. doi Efficacy of budesonide therapy in the early phase of treatment of adult coeliac disease patients with malabsorption: an in vivo/in vitro pilot study
    C Ciacci
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 36:1170-6. 2009
  8. ncbi Helicobacter pylori impairs iron absorption in infected individuals
    C Ciacci
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Gastrointestinal Unit, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:455-60. 2004
  9. ncbi Grown-up coeliac children: the effects of only a few years on a gluten-free diet in childhood
    C Ciacci
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Federico II University of Napoli, Naples, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:421-9. 2005
  10. doi Early pregnancy loss in celiac women: The role of genetic markers of thrombophilia
    C Ciacci
    Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:717-20. 2009

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  1. ncbi The happy Scandinavian celiac world
    C Ciacci
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Unviersity of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:181-2. 2006
  2. ncbi The history of Helicobacter pylori: a reflection on the relationship between the medical community and industry
    C Ciacci
    School of Medicine, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:778-80. 2006
    ..The paper deals with a viewpoint on the relationship between the drug industry and the medical world taking inspiration from the history of the discovery of Helicobacter pylori as a pathogenic agent in peptic disease...
  3. ncbi L-Carnitine in the treatment of fatigue in adult celiac disease patients: a pilot study
    C Ciacci
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:922-8. 2007
    ..Fatigue is common in celiac disease. L-Carnitine blood levels are low in untreated celiac disease. L-Carnitine therapy was shown to improve muscular fatigue in several diseases...
  4. ncbi Celiac disease: in vitro and in vivo safety and palatability of wheat-free sorghum food products
    Carolina Ciacci
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Clin Nutr 26:799-805. 2007
    ..Thus the aim of the present study was to assess safety and tolerability of sorghum flour products in adult celiac disease patients, utilizing an in vitro and in vivo challenge...
  5. pmc Spectrum of gluten-related disorders: consensus on new nomenclature and classification
    Anna Sapone
    Mucosal Biology Research Center and Center for Celiac Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Med 10:13. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi Helicobacter pylori infection and peptic disease in coeliac disease
    C Ciacci
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:1283-7. 2000
    ..To evaluate Helicobacter pylori (HP) and peptic disease prevalence in coeliac disease patients and in a control group...
  7. doi Efficacy of budesonide therapy in the early phase of treatment of adult coeliac disease patients with malabsorption: an in vivo/in vitro pilot study
    C Ciacci
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 36:1170-6. 2009
    ..The mechanism underlying the effects of budesonide in reducing symptoms was elucidated by in vitro studies involving a gliadin challenge...
  8. ncbi Helicobacter pylori impairs iron absorption in infected individuals
    C Ciacci
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Gastrointestinal Unit, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:455-60. 2004
    ..pylori infection and iron deficiency anaemia has been established. Multiple mechanisms have been advocated to explain the relationship between H. pylori and iron status and their association might reduce iron deposit...
  9. ncbi Grown-up coeliac children: the effects of only a few years on a gluten-free diet in childhood
    C Ciacci
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Federico II University of Napoli, Naples, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:421-9. 2005
    ....
  10. doi Early pregnancy loss in celiac women: The role of genetic markers of thrombophilia
    C Ciacci
    Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:717-20. 2009
    ..Adverse pregnancy outcomes are more frequent in celiac than in non-celiac women...
  11. ncbi Allergy prevalence in adult celiac disease
    Carolina Ciacci
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:1199-203. 2004
    ..The matter of possible coexistence of T(H)1- and T(H)2-type diseases is still debated...
  12. ncbi Long-term follow-up of celiac adults on gluten-free diet: prevalence and correlates of intestinal damage
    Carolina Ciacci
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gastrointestinal Unit, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Digestion 66:178-85. 2002
    ..The study reports data on the control of celiac disease and on its correlates in a large cohort of celiac adults during long-term treatment with gluten-free diet...
  13. ncbi Body mass index and prevalence of skin diseases in adults with untreated coeliac disease
    F Zingone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Digestion 80:18-24. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate the relation of body mass index (BMI), as an index of absorptive status, with the prevalence of skin diseases in adults with untreated CD...
  14. ncbi Bowel sonography in adult celiac disease: diagnostic accuracy and ultrasonographic features
    F Castiglione
    Department of Gastroenterology, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, University Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 32:73-7. 2007
    ..Transabdominal bowel sonography (TABS) is a safe and noninvasive procedure that allows to detect intestinal abnormalities in many conditions, but actually is not routinely part of the diagnostic management of CD...
  15. ncbi Fatigue in adult coeliac disease
    M Siniscalchi
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:489-94. 2005
    ..Fatigue is reported by many adults at the moment of diagnosis of coeliac disease and during follow-up...
  16. ncbi Proximal stomach function in obesity with normal or abnormal oesophageal acid exposure
    P Iovino
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale, Geriatria, Oncologica e Tecnologie Avanzate, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 18:425-32. 2006
    ..In conclusion, patients with abnormal oesophageal acid exposure have increased gastric perception. A significant relation among gastric tone, gastric compliance and upper gastrointestinal sensations was shown...
  17. doi The quality of sleep in patients with coeliac disease
    F Zingone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 32:1031-6. 2010
    ..Coeliac disease is a chronic disease with a various clinical presentation, including anxiety and depression...
  18. pmc The kiwi fruit peptide kissper displays anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects in in-vitro and ex-vivo human intestinal models
    C Ciacci
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Baronissi, Italy
    Clin Exp Immunol 175:476-84. 2014
    ..This study reports the first evidence supporting a possible correlation between some beneficial effects of kiwi fruit and a specific protein molecule rather than generic nutrients. ..
  19. ncbi Large forehead: a novel sign of undiagnosed coeliac disease
    M Finizio
    Dental School, Chair of Dental and Biomedical Informatics, Second University of Napoli, Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:659-64. 2005
    ..Data on the effects of gluten on craniofacial development in coeliac children are not available...
  20. doi Long-term antibody persistence and immune memory to hepatitis B virus in adult celiac patients vaccinated as adolescents
    F Zingone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Vaccine 29:1005-8. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi Increased risk of surgery in undiagnosed celiac disease
    C Ciacci
    Department of Internal Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 46:2206-8. 2001
    ..The frequency of cosmetic surgery in celiac patients may berelated to impaired psychological profile of patients...
  22. pmc Selective reduction of intestinal trefoil factor in untreated coeliac disease
    C Ciacci
    Division of Gastroenterology and Division of Pathology, Federico II University, Napoli, Italy
    Clin Exp Immunol 130:526-31. 2002
    ..Recovery of ITF expression on a gluten-free diet suggests that the mucosal immune system regulates goblet cell differentiation and ITF expression in the human intestinal mucosa...
  23. doi A pilot study on the effect of a symbiotic mixture in irritable bowel syndrome: an open-label, partially controlled, 6-month extension of a previously published trial
    C Bucci
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Via S Allende, 84081, Baronissi, Salerno, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 18:345-53. 2014
    ..In this regard, a symbiotic mixture (Probinul(®)) has shown beneficial effects. The aim of this study was to extend the previously published 4-week randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study of this symbiotic mixture...
  24. ncbi Self-rated quality of life in celiac disease
    C Ciacci
    Department of Gastroenterology and Pediatrics, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 48:2216-20. 2003
    ..In conclusion, celiac disease does not appear to be associated to a low level of self-perceived quality of life in members of the Italian Celiac Society...
  25. doi Increased prevalence of celiac disease without gastrointestinal symptoms in adults MICA 5.1 homozygous subjects from the Campania area
    N Tinto
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Biotechnology, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 40:248-52. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi Octatropine methyl bromide and diazepam combination (Valpinax) in patients with irritable bowel syndrome: a multicentre, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    F Pace
    lnstitute of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Luigi Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 14:155-62. 2010
    ..To investigate the efficacy and tolerability of octatropine methyl bromide plus diazepam (Valpinax) in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)...
  27. ncbi The prevalence of sexual behavior disorders in patients with treated and untreated gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Paola Iovino
    Area di Endoscopia Digestiva Diagnostica ed Operatoria, Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale, Oncologica, Geriatrica e Tecnologie Avanzate, Universita Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Surg Endosc 21:1104-10. 2007
    ..Sexual behavior is often altered in chronic illness. The aim of this study was to evaluate sexual behavior in patients affected with GERD before and after medical or surgical treatment in comparison to healthy controls (HC)...
  28. ncbi Fibromyalgia in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. An association with the severity of the intestinal disorder
    E Lubrano
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 16:211-5. 2001
    ..The presence of FM in IBS patients seems to be associated only with the severity of IBS. This result confirms previous studies on the association between the two syndromes...
  29. ncbi Clinical and neurological abnormalities in adult celiac disease
    G Cicarelli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Federico II University of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, I 80131 Naples, Italy
    Neurol Sci 24:311-7. 2003
    ..Neurological signs and symptoms are associated with celiac disease and can be ameliorated by a gluten-free diet...
  30. doi Urinary stone disease in adults with celiac disease: prevalence, incidence and urinary determinants
    Carolina Ciacci
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    J Urol 180:974-9. 2008
    ..Data are missing on urinary stone disease in celiac disease, a common malabsorptive disorder. In this study we analyzed urinary stone disease and urine composition in adults with celiac disease...
  31. ncbi Hereditary fructose intolerance and celiac disease: a novel genetic association
    Carolina Ciacci
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:635-8. 2006
    ..Celiac disease (CD) has been associated with several genetic disorders, but has not been associated with hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI)...
  32. ncbi Abnormal esophageal acid exposure is common in morbidly obese patients and improves after a successful Lap-band system implantation
    P Iovino
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale, Geriatrica, Oncologica e Tecnologic Avanzate e, Universita Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:1631-5. 2002
    ..Its indication in the presence of GERD, however, is still debated. This study aimed to investigate esophageal symptoms, motility patterns, and acid exposure in morbidly obese patients before and after LAGB placement...
  33. ncbi Psychological dimensions of celiac disease: toward an integrated approach
    Carolina Ciacci
    Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia Università di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 47:2082-7. 2002
    ..0005). In conclusion, in adult patients, adaptive and psychological aspects must be taken into account to understand the celiac patient and for better clinical management...
  34. ncbi A long-term gluten-free diet as an alternative treatment in severe forms of dermatitis herpetiformis
    Massimiliano Nino
    Department of Dermatology, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Dermatolog Treat 18:10-2. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study is to evaluate the possibility of treating all severe skin manifestations of DH by a GFD only...
  35. doi Restless legs syndrome is a common feature of adult celiac disease
    Marcello Moccia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Federico II and IDC Hermitage Capodimonte, Naples, Italy
    Mov Disord 25:877-81. 2010
    ..Our study broadens the spectrum of neurological disorders associated with CD and indicates that RLS should be sought for in all patients with CD...
  36. ncbi Characteristics and quality of illness behavior in celiac disease
    Antonio De Rosa
    Psychiatry Department, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Psychosomatics 45:336-42. 2004
    ..The results suggest that celiac disease may be associated with changes in personality that may interfere with patients' adaptation to living with a chronic disease...
  37. ncbi Prevalence and clinical associations of prolonged prothrombin time in adult untreated coeliac disease
    Raimondo Cavallaro
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Federico II University of Napoli, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:219-23. 2004
    ..It may also induce vitamin K deficiency, which causes prolongation of the prothrombin time. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence and associations of prolonged prothrombin time in a series of coeliac adults...
  38. ncbi Unexpected role of surface transglutaminase type II in celiac disease
    Luigi Maiuri
    Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, England
    Gastroenterology 129:1400-13. 2005
    ..It follows that inhibition of TG2 might represent an attractive strategy to curb the toxic action of gliadin. Here we studied the validity of this strategy using the organ culture approach...
  39. ncbi The use of serum tTG-ab assay in patients on gluten-free diet as a measure of dietetic compliance
    Carolina Ciacci
    Gastroenterology 122:588. 2002
  40. ncbi Association between innate response to gliadin and activation of pathogenic T cells in coeliac disease
    Luigi Maiuri
    Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 362:30-7. 2003
    ..We investigated whether gliadin, a protein present in wheat flour, could activate an innate as well as an adaptive immune response in patients with coeliac disease...
  41. ncbi Gliadin as a stimulator of innate responses in celiac disease
    Marco Londei
    Marco Londei Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Mol Immunol 42:913-8. 2005
    ..We further suggest a novel way to harness the unwanted immune response to toxic prolamine, and thus indicate new potential therapeutic strategies to treat or at least control CD...