Costantino Di Carlo

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Affiliation: Federico II University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of a personalized dietary intervention in managing gestational weight gain: a prospective, controlled study in a low-risk antenatal population
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Neurosciences and Reproductive Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 289:765-70. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Successful pregnancy complicated by spontaneous, familial, recurrent ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: report of two cases
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:897-900. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Hormonal contraception and bone metabolism: a systematic review
    Carmine Nappi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Contraception 86:606-21. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Case report: a most peculiar family with spontaneous, recurrent ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:649-51. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of estrogen-progestin therapy on serum levels of RANKL, osteoprotegerin, osteocalcin, leptin, and ghrelin in postmenopausal women
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medicine of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Menopause 14:38-44. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal evaluation of serum leptin and bone mineral density in early postmenopausal women
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Menopause 14:450-4. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Plasma leptin and adiponectin levels in hormone replacement therapy and contraception: effects of different progestogens
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 96:214-9. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels and body composition in postmenopausal women treated with tibolone and raloxifene
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Menopause 13:660-8. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Effects of the contraceptive patch and the vaginal ring on bone metabolism and bone mineral density: a prospective, controlled, randomized study
    Mariangela Massaro
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    Contraception 81:209-14. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of an oral contraceptive containing oestradiol valerate and dienogest on bone metabolism and bone mineral density: an observational, preliminary study
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 18:388-93. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint The role of a personalized dietary intervention in managing gestational weight gain: a prospective, controlled study in a low-risk antenatal population
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Neurosciences and Reproductive Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 289:765-70. 2014
    ..To compare the efficacy of a personal dietary intervention on gestational weight gain control with a general intervention promoting healthy eating...
  2. doi request reprint Successful pregnancy complicated by spontaneous, familial, recurrent ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: report of two cases
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:897-900. 2013
    ..A live, healthy term baby of 2700 g was delivered. Our experience seems to confirm that management of spontaneous OHSS during pregnancy should be conservative and treatment tailored to severity of symptoms...
  3. doi request reprint Hormonal contraception and bone metabolism: a systematic review
    Carmine Nappi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Contraception 86:606-21. 2012
    ..Although a large amount of studies in the literature evaluated the effects of hormonal contraception on bone, many questions remained still unclear, such as the effect of these therapies on fracture risk...
  4. doi request reprint Case report: a most peculiar family with spontaneous, recurrent ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:649-51. 2012
    ..This case seems to support the concept of a genetic predisposition for spontaneous OHSS thereby suggesting the need for preventive and therapeutic strategies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of estrogen-progestin therapy on serum levels of RANKL, osteoprotegerin, osteocalcin, leptin, and ghrelin in postmenopausal women
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medicine of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Menopause 14:38-44. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal evaluation of serum leptin and bone mineral density in early postmenopausal women
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Menopause 14:450-4. 2007
    ..To evaluate total and site-specific bone mineral density (BMD) and serum leptin levels in postmenopausal women treated with a calcium supplement and in postmenopausal women receiving estrogen plus progestin therapy...
  7. doi request reprint Plasma leptin and adiponectin levels in hormone replacement therapy and contraception: effects of different progestogens
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 96:214-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the impact of hormone replacement therapy and oral contraceptives containing different progestogens on adiponectin and leptin serum levels...
  8. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels and body composition in postmenopausal women treated with tibolone and raloxifene
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Menopause 13:660-8. 2006
    ..To compare body composition and serum leptin levels in untreated postmenopausal women and postmenopausal women treated with tibolone or raloxifene...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of the contraceptive patch and the vaginal ring on bone metabolism and bone mineral density: a prospective, controlled, randomized study
    Mariangela Massaro
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    Contraception 81:209-14. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of an oral contraceptive containing oestradiol valerate and dienogest on bone metabolism and bone mineral density: an observational, preliminary study
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 18:388-93. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effects of a combined oral contraceptive (COC) containing dienogest/oestradiol valerate (DNG/E2V) on bone mineral density (BMD) and on serum and urinary bone turnover markers in young, healthy, fertile women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bleeding patterns during continuous estradiol with different sequential progestogens therapy
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Menopause 12:520-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects on monthly bleeding of four different progestogens administered in association with transdermal estradiol in a continuous sequential estrogen-progestin therapy (CS-EPT)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels and body composition in postmenopausal women: effects of hormone therapy
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Menopause 11:466-73. 2004
    ..To confirm the effect of postmenopausal hypoestrogenism and hormone therapy (HT) on body composition and serum leptin levels...
  13. doi request reprint The use of an oral contraceptive containing estradiol valerate and dienogest before office operative hysteroscopy: a feasibility study
    Giuseppe Bifulco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pathophisiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples, Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:949-55. 2012
    ..001). A short pretreatment with combined oral contraceptive (COC) containing E₂V/DNG seems to have a favorable impact on endometrium which in turn may result in an improvement of the overall outcomes of OOH...
  14. ncbi request reprint Do serum leptin levels have a role in the prediction of pregnancy outcome in case of threatened miscarriage?
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:772-5. 2006
    ..To determine whether maternal serum leptin levels can predict pregnancy outcome in cases of threatened miscarriage...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of bilateral ovariectomy and postoperative hormonal replacement therapy with 17beta-estradiol or raloxifene on serum leptin levels
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, The Department of Endocrinology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Menopause 10:160-4. 2003
    ..To verify the effects of hypoestrogenism and replacement therapy on body mass index (BMI) and leptin in ovariectomized women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels in patients with premenstrual syndrome treated with GnRH analogues alone and in association with tibolone
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:716-22. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of an oral contraceptive containing estradiol valerate and dienogest on circulating androgen levels and acne in young patients with PCOS: an observational preliminary study
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Neurosciences and Reproductive Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:1048-50. 2013
    ..Since this is an observational study on a very limited population number, additional randomized controlled studies on larger populations are needed also to determine the effects of this contraceptive over longer periods of use...
  18. doi request reprint Efficacy of a modified technique for TVT-O positioning: a twelve-month, randomized, single-blind, multicenter, non-inferiority study
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 167:225-9. 2013
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  19. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal hypoestrogenism increases vasoconstrictor neuropeptides and decreases vasodilator neuropeptides content in arterial-wall autonomic terminations
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 88:95-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the effects of postmenopausal hypoestrogenism on the content of autonomic vasoconstrictor (neuropeptide Y) and vasodilator neuropeptides (vasoactive intestinal peptide and substance P) at the arterial level...
  20. ncbi request reprint Estrogen-progestogen induced hematocolpometra following allogeneic stem cell transplant
    Libuse Tauchmanova
    Division of Hematology, Federico II University of Naples, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 93:112-5. 2004
    ..Gynecological manifestation of chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) has been invariably described in association with its extensive form. We have also observed it in a patient with the limited cGVHD form...
  21. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of a combination of isoflavones, lignans and Cimicifuga racemosa on climacteric-related symptoms in postmenopausal women: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Annalidia Sammartino
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:646-50. 2006
    ..The combination of these molecules can guarantee a better reduction of postmenopausal symptoms over a 24-h period...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of skeletal status by quantitative ultrasonometry in postmenopausal women without known risk factors for osteoporosis
    Vincenzo Dario Mandato
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 21:149-53. 2005
    ..However, a condition of 'moderate' risk for osteoporosis was present in a remarkable percentage of these women...
  23. doi request reprint Effects of a modified technique for TVT-O positioning on postoperative pain: single-blind randomized study
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Int Urogynecol J 23:1293-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a more limited dissection and a more medial trocar trajectory in TVT-O positioning on postoperative pain...
  24. doi request reprint TVT-Secur for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence: a 24-month follow-up retrospective study
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 286:415-21. 2012
    ..To evaluate the mid-term efficacy and safety of the TVT-Secur device in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of intranasal and transdermal estradiol on nasal mucosa in postmenopausal women
    Carmine Nappi
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Menopause 11:447-55. 2004
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Hysteroscopic treatment of atypical polypoid adenomyoma diagnosed incidentally in a young infertile woman
    Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 89:456.e9-12. 2008
    ..To describe the conservative treatment of an atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA) in a young infertile patient using a modification of the technique previously reported for the conservative treatment of stage IA endometrial cancer...
  27. doi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of oral bovine lactoferrin compared to ferrous sulfate in pregnant women with iron deficiency anemia: a prospective controlled randomized study
    Carmine Nappi
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1031-5. 2009
    ..To compare the effects of bovine lactoferrin with ferrous sulfate on iron nutritional status and to evaluate their tolerability in 100 pregnant women with iron deficiency anemia...
  28. doi request reprint Impact of an implantable steroid contraceptive (etonogestrel-releasing implant) on quality of life and sexual function: a preliminary study
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 30:53-6. 2014
    ..In the first three months of treatment, users experienced a temporary reduction of vitality, mental health, social functioning and emotional role functioning, which seem to disappear after six months of therapy...
  29. doi request reprint Tension-free vaginal tape-O and -Secur for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence: a thirty-six-month follow-up single-blind, double-arm, randomized study
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 20:198-204. 2013
    ..To compare the efficacy of the inside-out tension-free vaginal tape-obturator (TVT-O) device versus the single-incision TVT-Secur device 36 months after the procedure...
  30. doi request reprint Vaginal delivery following single incision sling (TVT-Secur) for female stress urinary incontinence
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples, Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 39:608-10. 2013
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  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of two low-dose combined oral contraceptives containing drospirenone on bone turnover and bone mineral density in young fertile women: a prospective controlled randomized study
    Virginia Gargano
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Contraception 78:10-5. 2008
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  32. doi request reprint Metalloproteinases, vascular endothelial growth factor, and angiopoietin 1 and 2 in eutopic and ectopic endometrium
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 91:2315-23. 2009
    ..To evaluate the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), angiopoietin 1 and 2 (ANGPT1/ANGPT2), and matrix metalloproteinases 1, 2, and 9 (MMP-1, MMP-2, MMP-9) in eutopic and ectopic endometrium...
  33. ncbi request reprint Use of office hysteroscopy to empty a very large hematometra in a young virgin patient with mosaic Turner's syndrome
    Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo
    Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 87:417.e1-3. 2007
    ..To describe the successful management of a hematometra using a 5-mm continuous flow operative office hysteroscope...
  34. doi request reprint Endoplasmic reticulum stress is activated in endometrial adenocarcinoma
    Giuseppe Bifulco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 125:220-5. 2012
    ..However, a possible role of ER stress and GRP78 in endometrial cancer has never been investigated...
  35. ncbi request reprint Menstrual status and serum leptin levels in anorectic and in menstruating women with low body mass indexes
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 78:376-82. 2002
    ..To evaluate serum leptin levels in anorectic women, menstruating women with low body mass indexes (BMI) and normally menstruating women with normal BMI...
  36. ncbi request reprint Maternal serum and umbilical cord blood leptin concentrations with fetal growth restriction
    Marcella Pighetti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 102:535-43. 2003
    ..To ascertain whether fetal growth restriction is associated with alterations of leptin concentrations in umbilical cord blood and maternal serum...
  37. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of TVT-O and TVT-Secur in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence: 1-year follow-up
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Int Urogynecol J 21:1211-7. 2010
    ..We here report a comparison between the tension-free vaginal tape-obturator (TVT-O) and the TVT-Secur techniques in terms of efficacy and safety...
  38. ncbi request reprint Estrogen-progestin therapy in women after stem cell transplant: our experience and literature review
    Libuse Tauchmanova
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Menopause 14:320-30. 2007
    ..Moreover, EPT absorption may be reduced in patients who received allotransplants and have gastrointestinal or skin chronic graft-versus-host disease...
  39. ncbi request reprint Estrogen and raloxifene modulate leptin and its receptor in hypothalamus and adipose tissue from ovariectomized rats
    Rosaria Meli
    Department of Experimental Pharmacology, University of Naples, Italy
    Endocrinology 145:3115-21. 2004
    ..We provide evidence that central and peripheral Ob-Rb expression is related to modification of estrogen levels...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of tibolone on breast symptoms resulting from postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Via Nicolardi 188, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Maturitas 45:267-73. 2003
    ..To evaluate the incidence of breast symptoms in a population treated with various hormone replacement therapy (HRT) regimens and to detect the variations in breast symptomatology after HRT changing to tibolone administration...
  41. ncbi request reprint Glucose regulates insulin mitogenic effect by modulating SHP-2 activation and localization in JAr cells
    Giuseppe Bifulco
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia, Ostetricia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione Umana, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Biol Chem 277:24306-14. 2002
    ..Thus, in JAr cells, glucose modulates insulin mitogenic action by modulating SHP-2 activity and intracellular localization...
  42. ncbi request reprint Bone metabolism in postmenopausal women who were treated with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist and tibolone
    Stefano Palomba
    Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 78:63-8. 2002
    ..To study the bone metabolism in postmenopausal women who have been treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRH-a) and tibolone...
  43. ncbi request reprint Functional and morphologic evaluation of the nasal mucosa before and after hormone therapy in postmenopausal women with nasal symptoms
    Carmine Nappi
    Fertil Steril 80:669-71. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Effects of two types of hormonal contraception--oral versus intravaginal--on the sexual life of women and their partners
    Maurizio Guida
    Dipartimento di Ostetricia, Ginecologia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione Umana, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italia
    Hum Reprod 20:1100-6. 2005
    ..In this randomized, controlled, prospective study we compared the effect of an intravaginal hormonal contraceptive with the effect of a combined oral contraceptive on sexual function...
  45. ncbi request reprint Olfactometric and rhinomanometric outcomes in post-menopausal women treated with hormone therapy: a prospective study
    Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo
    Hum Reprod 20:1748; author reply 1749. 2005
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of estrogen replacement plus low-dose alendronate treatment on bone density in surgically postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Catanzaro, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:1502-8. 2002
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