B Cianciaruso

Summary

Affiliation: Federico II University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Salt intake and renal outcome in patients with progressive renal disease
    B Cianciaruso
    Nephrology Division, School of Medicine, I and II University of Naples, Italy
    Miner Electrolyte Metab 24:296-301. 1998
  2. ncbi [Anderson-Fabry's disease: diagnostic problems, therapeutic relevance, and clinical experience in the treatment of the disease with enzyme replacement therapy in nephropathic patients]
    B Cianciaruso
    Cattedre di Nefrologia, Universita Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 20:113-9. 2003
  3. doi Effect of a low- versus moderate-protein diet on progression of CKD: follow-up of a randomized controlled trial
    Bruno Cianciaruso
    Department of Nephrology, University Federico II of Naples, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:1052-61. 2009
  4. ncbi [Low-protein diet in Italy today: the conclusions of the Working Group from the Italian Society of Nephrology]
    B Cianciaruso
    Gruppo di lavoro afferente al Gruppo di Studio SIN sul Trattamento conservativo dell Insufficienza Renale Cronica, Progetto Nephrontieres, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 25:S54-7. 2008
  5. ncbi Italian randomized trial of hemoglobin maintenance to prevent or delay left ventricular hypertrophy in chronic kidney disease
    Bruno Cianciaruso
    Division of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University Federico II of Naples, Naples Italy
    J Nephrol 21:861-70. 2008
  6. ncbi [Relationship between low-protein diet and hypertension control]
    B Cianciaruso
    Cattedra di Nefrologia, Universita degli Studi Federico II, Via Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 25:S29-34. 2008
  7. ncbi [Low-protein dietary therapy in patients with chronic kidney disease]
    B Cianciaruso
    Gruppo di lavoro afferente al Gruppo di Studio SIN sul Trattamento conservativo dell Insufficienza Renale Cronica, Progetto Nephrontieres, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 25:S1-2. 2008
  8. ncbi [MIA syndrome and nutritional status]
    B Cianciaruso
    Facolta di Medicina, Università degli Studi Federico II di Napoli, Naples
    G Ital Nefrol 21:S33-5. 2004
  9. ncbi Metabolic effects of two low protein diets in chronic kidney disease stage 4-5--a randomized controlled trial
    Bruno Cianciaruso
    Division of Nephrology, School of Medicine, University Federico II of Naples, Via Pansini No5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:636-44. 2008
  10. ncbi Enzyme replacement therapy with agalsidase beta improves cardiac involvement in Fabry's disease
    L Spinelli
    Department of Cardiology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Clin Genet 66:158-65. 2004

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi Salt intake and renal outcome in patients with progressive renal disease
    B Cianciaruso
    Nephrology Division, School of Medicine, I and II University of Naples, Italy
    Miner Electrolyte Metab 24:296-301. 1998
    ..This study therefore suggests that efficacious salt restriction in CRF patients improves the outcome of renal disease independent from its antihypertensive effects...
  2. ncbi [Anderson-Fabry's disease: diagnostic problems, therapeutic relevance, and clinical experience in the treatment of the disease with enzyme replacement therapy in nephropathic patients]
    B Cianciaruso
    Cattedre di Nefrologia, Universita Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 20:113-9. 2003
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  3. doi Effect of a low- versus moderate-protein diet on progression of CKD: follow-up of a randomized controlled trial
    Bruno Cianciaruso
    Department of Nephrology, University Federico II of Naples, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:1052-61. 2009
    ..Whether low-protein-diet (LPD) as opposed to moderate-protein-diet (MPD) regimens improve the long-term survival of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) or induce protein-caloric malnutrition is unknown...
  4. ncbi [Low-protein diet in Italy today: the conclusions of the Working Group from the Italian Society of Nephrology]
    B Cianciaruso
    Gruppo di lavoro afferente al Gruppo di Studio SIN sul Trattamento conservativo dell Insufficienza Renale Cronica, Progetto Nephrontieres, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 25:S54-7. 2008
    ..Today, highly palatable, high-quality reduced protein preparations are widely available to reduce the protein intake of CKD patients...
  5. ncbi Italian randomized trial of hemoglobin maintenance to prevent or delay left ventricular hypertrophy in chronic kidney disease
    Bruno Cianciaruso
    Division of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University Federico II of Naples, Naples Italy
    J Nephrol 21:861-70. 2008
    ..This study is part of a 3-country study testing whether normal levels of hemoglobin (Hgb) delay the progression of left ventricular (LV) growth in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients not on dialysis...
  6. ncbi [Relationship between low-protein diet and hypertension control]
    B Cianciaruso
    Cattedra di Nefrologia, Universita degli Studi Federico II, Via Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 25:S29-34. 2008
    ..Commercial low-protein preparations may help to design diets that are both low in sodium, potassium and phosphorus and adequate for caloric needs...
  7. ncbi [Low-protein dietary therapy in patients with chronic kidney disease]
    B Cianciaruso
    Gruppo di lavoro afferente al Gruppo di Studio SIN sul Trattamento conservativo dell Insufficienza Renale Cronica, Progetto Nephrontieres, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 25:S1-2. 2008
    ..A CME program for Italian nephrologists also originated from the collaborative work of the group...
  8. ncbi [MIA syndrome and nutritional status]
    B Cianciaruso
    Facolta di Medicina, Università degli Studi Federico II di Napoli, Naples
    G Ital Nefrol 21:S33-5. 2004
  9. ncbi Metabolic effects of two low protein diets in chronic kidney disease stage 4-5--a randomized controlled trial
    Bruno Cianciaruso
    Division of Nephrology, School of Medicine, University Federico II of Naples, Via Pansini No5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:636-44. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare, with a randomized-controlled design, the metabolic effects of two diets with different protein content (0.55 vs 0.80 g/kg/day) in patients with CKD stages 4-5...
  10. ncbi Enzyme replacement therapy with agalsidase beta improves cardiac involvement in Fabry's disease
    L Spinelli
    Department of Cardiology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Clin Genet 66:158-65. 2004
    ..001). These results suggest that ERT in patients with Fabry cardiomyopathy is able to reduce the LV mass and ameliorate the LV stiffness...
  11. doi Cardiac performance during exercise in patients with Fabry's disease
    L Spinelli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular and Immunological Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 38:910-7. 2008
    ..We assessed the determinants of cardiac performance during exercise in patients with Fabry's disease and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction at rest...
  12. doi Effects of enzyme-replacement therapy in patients with Anderson-Fabry disease: a prospective long-term cardiac magnetic resonance imaging study
    M Imbriaco
    Department of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Heart 95:1103-7. 2009
    ..Evidence showing that enzyme-replacement therapy (ERT) can be effective in reducing LV hypertrophy and improving myocardial function in the long term is limited...
  13. ncbi Role of different dialysis membranes in the release of interleukin-6-soluble receptor in uremic patients
    B Memoli
    Departments of Nephrology, Cellular and Molecular Biology and Pathology, University Federico II of Naples, Italy
    Kidney Int 58:417-24. 2000
    ..Soluble forms of the IL-6R (sIL-6R) are generated by shedding of the membrane-associated proteins. The sIL-6R binds the ligand IL-6 with comparable affinity as the membrane-associated IL-6R and enhances the actions of IL-6...
  14. pmc Prognosis of CKD patients receiving outpatient nephrology care in Italy
    Luca De Nicola
    Nephrology Division, University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2421-8. 2011
    ..Cumulative incidence of ESRD or death before ESRD were estimated using the competing-risk approach...
  15. ncbi Effects of water hardness on urinary risk factors for kidney stones in patients with idiopathic nephrolithiasis
    V Bellizzi
    Division of Nephrology, School of Medicine, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Nephron 81:66-70. 1999
    ..This study suggests that, in the preventive approach to calcium nephrolithiasis, the extra meal intake of soft water is preferable to hard water, since it is associated with a lower risk for recurrence of calcium stones...
  16. ncbi Sleep quality in patients with chronic renal failure: a 3-year longitudinal study
    Massimo Sabbatini
    Department of Nephrology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Sleep Med 9:240-6. 2008
    ..A prospective trial was, therefore, started in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) to evaluate whether a link exists between the modifications of these parameters observed during a three-year follow-up period...
  17. doi Detection and awareness of moderate to advanced CKD by primary care practitioners: a cross-sectional study from Italy
    Roberto Minutolo
    Department of Nephrology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:444-53. 2008
    ..Although general practitioners (GPs) represent the first line for identification of these high-risk patients, their diagnostic approach to CKD is ill defined...
  18. ncbi [Predictive and diagnostic factors of malnutrition in hemodialysis patients]
    B Memoli
    Cattedra di Nefrologia, Universita Federico II di Napoli, Napoli, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 19:456-66. 2002
    ..A comprehensive approach to malnutrition-inflammation in dialysis patients is the object of the present nephrology conference...
  19. ncbi Management of cardiovascular risk factors in advanced type 2 diabetic nephropathy: a comparative analysis in nephrology, diabetology and primary care settings
    Roberto Minutolo
    Department of Nephrology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 24:1655-61. 2006
    ..To compare the management of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 DN and an estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) of 15-60 ml/min per 1.73 m2 followed in nephrology, diabetology and primary care...
  20. ncbi [Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in CKD-MBD]
    L Di Micco
    Nefrologia Medica, Facolta di Medicina, Universita Federico II, Napoli Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 26:S3-10. 2009
    ..Among the non-traditional risk factors we have focused particularly on those related to mineral metabolism, which contribute the high rates of cardiovascular events observed in CKD...
  21. ncbi Sodium retention in preascitic stage of cirrhosis
    P Magri
    Department of Nephrology, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Semin Nephrol 21:317-22. 2001
    ..Our findings also show in this phase of the disease a preserved adaptation of RProx and RAS, thus suggesting that the observed tubular Na+ reabsorption derangement is probably related to abnormal ANP behavior...
  22. ncbi Endocrine dysfunction in patients with Fabry disease
    A Faggiano
    Department of Molecular, Federico II University of Naples, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4319-25. 2006
    ..All endocrine glands are susceptible to globotriaosylceramide accumulation because of their high vascularization and low cellular proliferation rate. Nevertheless, this endocrine system has never been investigated in detail...
  23. doi Setting dialysis start at 6.0 ml/min/1.73 m2 eGFR--a study on safety, quality of life and economic impact
    Lucia Di Micco
    1Division of Nephrology, School of Medicine, University Federico II of Naples, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3434-40. 2009
    ..Our aim was to measure the time to dialysis in CKD patients, with an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) <or=11.0 ml/min/1.73 m(2) (MDRD derived), and to evaluate the safety, economic impact and the quality of life (QoL)...
  24. ncbi Renal transplantation and sleep: a new life is not enough
    Massimo Sabbatini
    Department of Nephrology, University Federico II, Via A Manzoni 50, Naples, Italy
    J Nephrol 21:S97-101. 2008
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  25. pmc Epoetin therapy and hemoglobin level variability in nondialysis patients with chronic kidney disease
    Roberto Minutolo
    Nephrology Division, Second University of Naples Santa Maria del Popolo degli Incurabili Hospital Azienda SanitariaLocale, Solofra, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:552-9. 2009
    ..Intrapatient variability of hemoglobin (Hb) is a newly proposed determinant of adverse outcome in chronic kidney disease (CKD). We evaluated whether intensity of epoetin therapy affects Hb variability and renal survival in nondialysis CKD...
  26. ncbi Prevalence and clinical correlates of white coat hypertension in chronic kidney disease
    Roberto Minutolo
    Department of Nephrology, Second University of Naples, Via Tiberio 90 I 80125, Naples, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2217-23. 2007
    ..The role of white coat hypertension (WCH) in the poor control of blood pressure (BP) in chronic kidney disease (CKD) is ill defined...
  27. ncbi Atorvastatin improves the course of ischemic acute renal failure in aging rats
    Massimo Sabbatini
    Department of Nephrology, University Federico II, Via A Manzoni 50, 80123 Naples, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:901-9. 2004
    ..Low-dose treatment with ATO enhances NO availability in aging rats, improving renal dynamics and conferring a peculiar histologic protection at tubular level after ischemia...
  28. ncbi Insomnia in maintenance haemodialysis patients
    Massimo Sabbatini
    Department of Nephrology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:852-6. 2002
    ..Studies in the last 15 years have shown a high prevalence of sleep disorders in maintenance haemodialysis (HD) patients...
  29. ncbi Arginase inhibition slows the progression of renal failure in rats with renal ablation
    Massimo Sabbatini
    Departments of Nephrology and Experimental Medicine, University Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 284:F680-7. 2003
    ..Inhibition of arginase slows the progression of CRF in remnant rats similarly to arginine-treated rats; the better histological protection in MNF rats, however, suggests that additional factors are involved in these modifications...
  30. ncbi Zaleplon improves sleep quality in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    Massimo Sabbatini
    Department of Nephrology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Nephron Clin Pract 94:c99-103. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to test the effects of zaleplon (ZAL), a new nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic drug, on the sleep quality of MHD patients with insomnia...
  31. ncbi Body composition and cardiovascular risk factors in pretransplant hemodialysis patients
    Brunella Guida
    Physiology Nutrition Section, Department of Neuroscience, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini N degrees 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Clin Nutr 23:363-72. 2004
    ..Aim of the present study was to evaluate the main abnormalities in body composition and the prevalence of some cardiovascular risk factors in a population of hemodialyzed (HD) patients awaiting renal transplantation...
  32. ncbi Sleep quality in renal transplant patients: a never investigated problem
    Massimo Sabbatini
    Division of Nephrology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:194-8. 2005
    ..Despite the great prevalence of sleep disorders and the low quality of sleep in patients with renal diseases, to date no study has evaluated these problems in renal transplant patients...
  33. ncbi Gastroduodenal lesions and Helicobacter pylori infection in dyspeptic patients with and without chronic renal failure
    Gerardo Nardone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Gastroenterology Unit, University Federico II, Via Pansini n degree 580131 Naples, Italy
    Helicobacter 10:53-8. 2005
    ..Our secondary aim was to investigate whether uremic status may affect the diagnostic efficiency of the [13]C-urea breath test ([13]C-UBT)...
  34. ncbi Visceral Leishmaniasis in renal transplant recipients: is it still a challenge to the nephrologist?
    Massimo Sabbatini
    Department of Nephrology, University Frederico II, Naples, Italy
    Transplantation 73:299-301. 2002
    ..The diagnosis of Leishmaniasis must always be considered in immunosuppressed transplant recipients with fever and leucopenia of unknown origin, even when serology and bone marrow smear are negative...
  35. ncbi Inhibition of Ras/ERK1/2 signaling protects against postischemic renal injury
    Massimo Sabbatini
    University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 290:F1408-15. 2006
    ..These data demonstrate that inhibition of farnesylation and consequently of Ras/ERK1/2 signaling significantly reduces acute postischemic renal injury...
  36. ncbi Thyroid function in Fabry disease before and after enzyme replacement therapy
    A Faggiano
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 36:1-5. 2011
    ..In this study, it was investigated whether thyroid function recovers in FD after long-term enzyme replacement therapy (ERT)...
  37. ncbi Effects of age on hypertensive status in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Roberto Minutolo
    Department of Nephrology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:2325-33. 2007
    ..To evaluate effect of age on hypertensive status in chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  38. ncbi Stability of target hemoglobin levels during the first year of epoetin treatment in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Luca De Nicola
    Nephrology Division, Second University of Naples Santa Maria del Popolo degli Incurabili Hospital Azienda Sanitaria Locale Napoli 1, Naples, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:938-46. 2007
    ..We evaluated extent and correlates of time in target, that is, the time spent with hemoglobin > or = 11 g/dl during the first year of epoetin and its association with renal survival...
  39. ncbi Hepatitis C and kidney disease
    R Coccoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Universita Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:S83-5. 2007
    ..It is interesting to note that in this study population the hepatitis C concomitant to kidney disease was unusually mild: only 4 of the 46 subjects (9%) showed clinical, biohumoral and ultrasound evidence of cirrhosis...
  40. ncbi [The usefulness of Cochrane systematic reviews in nephrology]
    L Di Micco
    Cattedra di Nefrologia, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 26:38-54. 2009
    ..Here we show several clinical cases where related SRs in the Renal Health Library provide useful guidance for treatment...
  41. ncbi Achievement of target blood pressure levels in chronic kidney disease: a salty question?
    Luca De Nicola
    Division of Nephrology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:782-95. 2004
    ..Conversely, the major detrimental effect, that is, excessive hypovolemia, can be prevented if daily body weight loss is limited to 0.3 to 0.5 kg during the initial period of treatment...
  42. ncbi Intra and interobserver variability of renal allograft ultrasound volume and resistive index measurements
    Marcello Mancini
    Istituto di Biostrutture e Bioimmagini, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Napoli, Italy
    Radiol Med 109:385-94. 2005
    ..Aim of the present study was to evaluate the repeatability and reproducibility of the Doppler Resistive Index (R.I.) and the Ultrasound renal volume measurement in renal transplants...
  43. ncbi The impact of haemoglobin on the quality of sleep in haemodialysis patients: which is the truth?
    Massimo Sabbatini
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1947-8; author reply 1948. 2003
  44. ncbi Early changes in bioelectrical estimates of body composition in chronic kidney disease
    Vincenzo Bellizzi
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, A Landolfi Hospital, Via Melito, Solofra, 83029 Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1481-7. 2006
    ..Therefore, BIA represents an attractive clinical tool to detect impairment of body composition from the early stages of CKD...
  45. ncbi Effects of atorvastatin on renal function in patients with chronic renal failure
    Bruno Cianciaruso
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1858-9. 2002
  46. ncbi Enzyme replacement therapy in Fabry disease patients undergoing dialysis: effects on quality of life and organ involvement
    Antonio Pisani
    Chairs of Nephrology, Internal Medicine and Cardiology, and Pediatrics, University Federico II, Naples, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:120-7. 2005
    ..For patients with Fabry disease undergoing dialysis, death usually occurs from cardiac or cerebrovascular complications. Recently, enzyme replacement therapy was introduced for treatment of the disease...
  47. doi Nephropathy in males and females with Fabry disease: cross-sectional description of patients before treatment with enzyme replacement therapy
    Alberto Ortiz
    Unidad de Dialisis, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Av Reyes Catolicos 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1600-7. 2008
    ..Fabry disease, an X-linked genetic disorder with deficient alpha-galactosidase A activity, is characterized by kidney disease and kidney failure. The spectrum of kidney disease has not been well defined, especially in female patients...
  48. ncbi Agalsidase therapy in patients with Fabry disease on renal replacement therapy: a nationwide study in Italy
    Renzo Mignani
    Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, Infermi Hospital, Via Settembrini 2, 47900 Rimini, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1628-35. 2008
    ..A comprehensive Italian nationwide survey study was conducted to explore changes in cardiac status and renal allograft function in Fabry patients on renal replacement therapy (RRT) and enzyme replacement therapy (ERT)...
  49. ncbi Nutritional-inflammation status and resistance to erythropoietin therapy in haemodialysis patients
    Francesco Locatelli
    Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, Ospedale A Manzoni, Via Dell Eremo 9, 23900 Lecco, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:991-8. 2006
    ..Chronic kidney disease patients who are resistant to erythropoietin (EPO) treatment may suffer from malnutrition and/or inflammation...
  50. ncbi Anti-renin-angiotensin-system drugs and development of anemia in chronic kidney disease
    Antonio Piccoli
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Nephrology Clinic, University of Padua Italy
    J Nephrol 18:585-91. 2005
    ..The time to development of renal anemia before dialysis is still unknown...
  51. ncbi MRI characterization of myocardial tissue in patients with Fabry's disease
    Massimo Imbriaco
    Department of Radiology, University Federico II, Via Pansini 5, Via Posillipo 196, Napoli 80123, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:850-3. 2007
    ..In this study, we aimed to assess whether myocardial T2 relaxation time determined by a black blood multiecho multishot MRI sequence could be used to evaluate cardiac involvement in patients with Fabry's disease...