P Strazzullo

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Affiliation: Federico II University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome: a comparative analysis in an unselected sample of adult male population
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Metabolism 57:355-61. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Does salt intake in the first two years of life affect the development of cardiovascular disorders in adulthood?
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, ESH Excellence Centre of Hypertension, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:787-92. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Recommending salt intake reduction to the hypertensive patient: more than just lip service
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, ESH Excellence Centre of Hypertension, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev 19:59-64. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in the renin-angiotensin system and abdominal adiposity in men: the Olivetti Prospective Heart Study
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 138:17-23. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities of renal sodium handling in the metabolic syndrome. Results of the Olivetti Heart Study
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II Medical School, University of Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 24:1633-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Do statins reduce blood pressure?: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Hypertension 49:792-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetics of salt-sensitive hypertension
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Curr Hypertens Rep 9:25-32. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Altered renal sodium handling in men with abdominal adiposity: a link to hypertension
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Unit of Clinical Genetics and Pharmacology, Hypertension and Mineral Metabolism, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 19:2157-64. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Altered renal sodium handling and hypertension in men carrying the glucagon receptor gene (Gly40Ser) variant
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Unit of Clinical Genetics and Pharmacology, Hypertension and Mineral Metabolism, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Mol Med (Berl) 79:574-80. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Past history of nephrolithiasis and incidence of hypertension in men: a reappraisal based on the results of the Olivetti Prospective Heart Study
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Unit of Clinical Genetics and Pharmacology, Hypertension and Mineral Metabolism, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 16:2232-5. 2001

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  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome: a comparative analysis in an unselected sample of adult male population
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Metabolism 57:355-61. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint Does salt intake in the first two years of life affect the development of cardiovascular disorders in adulthood?
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, ESH Excellence Centre of Hypertension, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:787-92. 2012
    ..According to a recent report, the average sodium intake in U.S. children is close to the AI up to age 2 years, to become progressively greater exceeding the Institute of Medicine recommendation later on...
  3. doi request reprint Recommending salt intake reduction to the hypertensive patient: more than just lip service
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, ESH Excellence Centre of Hypertension, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev 19:59-64. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in the renin-angiotensin system and abdominal adiposity in men: the Olivetti Prospective Heart Study
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 138:17-23. 2003
    ..The renin-angiotensin system is involved in adipocyte growth and differentiation and possibly in adipose tissue metabolism...
  5. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities of renal sodium handling in the metabolic syndrome. Results of the Olivetti Heart Study
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II Medical School, University of Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 24:1633-9. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Do statins reduce blood pressure?: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Hypertension 49:792-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, statin therapy has a relatively small but statistically significant and clinically meaningful effect on blood pressure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetics of salt-sensitive hypertension
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Curr Hypertens Rep 9:25-32. 2007
    ..This review summarizes consolidated knowledge and discusses the most recent novel findings on the impact of genetic variance on salt-sensitivity of blood pressure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Altered renal sodium handling in men with abdominal adiposity: a link to hypertension
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Unit of Clinical Genetics and Pharmacology, Hypertension and Mineral Metabolism, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 19:2157-64. 2001
    ..As renal sodium handling plays a central role in salt-sensitive forms of hypertension, we investigated the relation of renal tubular sodium handling to abdominal adiposity, blood pressure and insulin sensitivity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Altered renal sodium handling and hypertension in men carrying the glucagon receptor gene (Gly40Ser) variant
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Unit of Clinical Genetics and Pharmacology, Hypertension and Mineral Metabolism, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Mol Med (Berl) 79:574-80. 2001
    ..We conclude that the Gly40Ser polymorphism of the GCGR gene is associated with higher risk of hypertension and with enhanced proximal tubular sodium reabsorption, a factor possibly contributing to hypertension in this group...
  10. ncbi request reprint Past history of nephrolithiasis and incidence of hypertension in men: a reappraisal based on the results of the Olivetti Prospective Heart Study
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Unit of Clinical Genetics and Pharmacology, Hypertension and Mineral Metabolism, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 16:2232-5. 2001
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  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship of the Trp64Arg polymorphism of the beta3-adrenoceptor gene to central adiposity and high blood pressure: interaction with age. Cross-sectional and longitudinal findings of the Olivetti Prospective Heart Study
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Italy
    J Hypertens 19:399-406. 2001
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  12. ncbi request reprint Uric acid and oxidative stress: relative impact on cardiovascular risk?
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:409-14. 2007
    ..A controlled trial to investigate the effects of SUA reduction in these patients, while monitoring concomitant changes in parameters of oxidative stress and inflammation, is warranted...
  13. doi request reprint Excess body weight and incidence of stroke: meta-analysis of prospective studies with 2 million participants
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, ESH Excellence Center for Hypertension, Federico II University Medical School, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Stroke 41:e418-26. 2010
    ..We evaluated the occurrence of a graded association between overweight, obesity, and incidence of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke by a meta-analysis of cohort studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prediction and consistency of blood pressure salt-sensitivity as assessed by a rapid volume expansion and contraction protocol. Salt-Sensitivity Study Group of the Italian Society of Hypertension
    P Strazzullo
    Coordinating Center, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
    J Nephrol 13:46-53. 2000
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  15. pmc Salt intake, stroke, and cardiovascular disease: meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Naples, Italy
    BMJ 339:b4567. 2009
    ..To assess the relation between the level of habitual salt intake and stroke or total cardiovascular disease outcome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Red blood cell sodium-lithium countertransport and risk of future hypertension: the Olivetti Prospective Heart Study
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Italy
    Hypertension 31:1284-9. 1998
    ..003). RBC Na-Li CT was a valuable predictor of subsequent hypertension in middle-aged men with a high-normal BP level for their age...
  17. ncbi request reprint Altered renal handling of sodium in human hypertension: short review of the evidence
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Hypertension 41:1000-5. 2003
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  18. doi request reprint Hyperleptinemia is associated with hypertension, systemic inflammation and insulin resistance in overweight but not in normal weight men
    F Galletti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, ESH Excellence Center for Hypertension, Federico II University of Naples I, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:300-6. 2012
    ..The novel aspect is the different statistical approach used to investigate the relation between LPT and the other alterations present in obesity...
  19. doi request reprint High-circulating leptin levels are associated with greater risk of hypertension in men independently of body mass and insulin resistance: results of an eight-year follow-up study
    F Galletti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3922-6. 2008
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  20. doi request reprint Dietary sodium intake in a sample of adult male population in southern Italy: results of the Olivetti Heart Study
    A Venezia
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:518-24. 2010
    ..To assess dietary habitual sodium intake and the association between daily sodium intake and anthropometric indices, food habits and hypertension in the sample of adult male population participating in the Olivetti Heart Study...
  21. ncbi request reprint Red blood cell sodium-lithium countertransport, blood pressure, and uric acid metabolism in untreated healthy men
    P Strazzullo
    Institute of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Clinica Medica, Second Medical School, University of Naples, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 2:634-6. 1989
    ..The altered uric acid metabolism in individuals with high RBC Na/Li countertransport could be the expression of an abnormality of renal tubular function...
  22. ncbi request reprint Self-rated measures of physical activity and cardiovascular risk in a sample of Southern Italian male workers: the Olivetti heart study
    E della Valle
    Department of Preventive Medical Sciences, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 14:143-9. 2004
    ..The number of people who are overweight, obese and/or lead a sedentary lifestyle is increasing, and numerous studies have shown that physical activity has beneficial cardiovascular effects...
  23. ncbi request reprint Controlled study of the effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition versus calcium-entry blockade on insulin sensitivity in overweight hypertensive patients: Trandolapril Italian Study (TRIS)
    F Galletti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 17:439-45. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of trandolapril, an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, on blood pressure, forearm blood flow and insulin sensitivity in comparison with nifedipine gastrointestinal therapeutic system...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relationships between salt sensitivity of blood pressure and sympathetic nervous system activity: a short review of evidence
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Napoli, Italy
    Clin Exp Hypertens 23:25-33. 2001
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  25. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in red blood cell sodium/lithium countertransport and metabolic correlates of hypertension: an international collaborative study
    E Ragone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 11:935-41. 1998
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  26. doi request reprint Beyond waist circumference in an adult male population of Southern Italy: Is there any role for subscapular skinfold thickness in the relationship between insulin-like growth factor-I system and metabolic parameters?
    S Savastano
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 35:925-9. 2012
    ..The IGF-I system is deregulated in obese subjects in proportion to their degree of visceral adiposity...
  27. doi request reprint Population based strategy for dietary salt intake reduction: Italian initiatives in the European framework
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, ESH Excellence Center of Hypertension, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:161-6. 2012
    ..The GIRCSI Working Group is committed to pursue these objectives...
  28. doi request reprint Relationships of PAI-1 levels to central obesity and liver steatosis in a sample of adult male population in southern Italy
    Antonio Barbato
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 4:315-23. 2009
    ..Abdominal fat, liver steatosis and serum TG levels were significant and independent determinants of PAI-1 plasma level in an unselected sample of adult male population upon adjustment for age and therapy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Increasing evidence for the role of salt and salt-sensitivity in hypertension
    A Siani
    Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Research Council of Italy, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 10:93-100. 2000
    ..In particular, the influence of sympathetic nervous system hyperactivity, of insulin resistance and of alterations of endothelial function in the pathogenesis of salt-related forms of hypertension are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a rapid protocol for the assessment of salt sensitivity against the blood pressure response to dietary sodium chloride restriction
    F Galletti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Medical School, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 10:462-6. 1997
    ..A validation of this test in a larger patient population may be advisable...
  31. doi request reprint Association between metabolic syndrome and nephrolithiasis in an inpatient population in southern Italy: role of gender, hypertension and abdominal obesity
    Domenico Rendina
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:900-6. 2009
    ..The secondary outcome was to examine the relationship between MetS single constitutive elements and NL considering the strict correlation occurring among these factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Phosphatonins: novel insights and clinical perspectives]
    G Mossetti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi Federico II, Napoli
    G Ital Nefrol 26:171-80. 2009
    ..In this review, we discuss the biological properties of these peptides, their physiological roles, and the alterations in their concentrations in various hypophosphatemic and hyperphosphatemic clinical disorders...
  33. doi request reprint Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms predict acquired resistance to clodronate treatment in patients with Paget's disease of bone
    Giuseppe Mossetti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Via S Pansini 5, Naples, 80131, Italy
    Calcif Tissue Int 83:414-24. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that 3'VDR allelic variants and duration of biochemical response to the first treatment course are independent predictors of acquired resistance to clodronate treatment in patients with polyostotic PDB...
  34. doi request reprint Clinical, historical and diagnostic findings associated with right ventricular dysfunction in patients with central and non-massive pulmonary embolism
    Domenico Rendina
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 5:53-9. 2010
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  35. ncbi request reprint Circulating leptin levels predict the development of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged men: an 8-year follow-up study
    Ferruccio Galletti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:1671-7. 2007
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  36. ncbi request reprint Impact of the renin-angiotensin system on lipid and carbohydrate metabolism
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:325-32. 2004
    ..This review is intended to provide an update of the impact of the renin-angiotensin system on lipid and carbohydrate metabolism and of its relationship with adipose-tissue and skeletal muscle activities...
  37. ncbi request reprint Bioelectrical impedance analysis and age-related differences of body composition in the elderly
    Bruna Guida
    Department of Neuroscience, Physiology Nutrition Unit, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:175-80. 2007
    ..In this study, we evaluated the bioelectrical characteristics in a large group of apparently healthy Caucasian men in the age range 50-80 years, as a function of age and body mass index...
  38. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between polymorphism in the beta2-adrenergic receptor gene, hypertension, and obesity in the Olivetti heart study
    Ferruccio Galletti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Medical School, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 17:718-20. 2004
    ..However, controversial results have been obtained...
  39. ncbi request reprint The relationship of 3' vitamin D receptor haplotypes to urinary supersaturation of calcium oxalate salts and to age at onset and familial prevalence of nephrolithiasis
    Giuseppe Mossetti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2259-65. 2004
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  40. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and prevention of ischemic stroke: present knowledge, limitations and future perspectives
    P Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 14:97-114. 2004
    ..The aim of this paper was to review present knowledge and highlight limitations and future perspectives about the role of nutrition in the prevention of ischemic stroke...
  41. ncbi request reprint Evidence for increased clinical severity of familial and sporadic Paget's disease of bone in Campania, southern Italy
    Domenico Rendina
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1828-35. 2006
    ..A prevalent involvement of the spine and the skull, the sites preferentially involved in giant cell tumors complicating Paget's disease, was also shown in familial cases from this geographical region...
  42. ncbi request reprint Impaired gonadal function in a woman with multiple symmetric lipomatosis
    D Rendina
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 38:211-5. 2013
    ..Altogether, these data could help to better define the peculiar pituitary-gonadal profile observed in this rare syndrome and in some cases of women with heavy alcohol consumption...
  43. ncbi request reprint Pair-wise detection of eight common DNA polymorphisms of the human lipoprotein lipase gene by PCR-RFLP. Findings of the Olivetti Heart Study
    I Feliciello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 14:205-10. 2004
    ..This method is suitable for the routine analysis of clinical samples of varying DNA content and practically halves the times and costs of screening for these LPL polymorphisms...
  44. ncbi request reprint On the pathogenetic mechanism of hypercalciuria in genetically hypertensive rats of the Milan strain
    M Cirillo
    Institute of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, 2nd Medical School, University of Naples, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 2:741-6. 1989
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  45. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin measurements in epidemiological investigation: comparison of two commonly used assays and estimate of regression dilution bias
    R Iacone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 12:71-9. 2002
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  46. ncbi request reprint Does selenium matter in cardiometabolic disorders? A short review of the evidence
    P Sabino
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, ESH Excellence Center of Hypertension, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 36:21-7. 2013
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  47. doi request reprint Relationship between metabolic syndrome and multinodular non-toxic goiter in an inpatient population from a geographic area with moderate iodine deficiency
    D Rendina
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Via S Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 35:407-12. 2012
    ..Obesity and insulin resistance predispose individuals to the development of both metabolic syndrome and non-toxic nodular thyroid diseases...
  48. doi request reprint Bone turnover and the osteoprotegerin-RANKL pathway in tumor-induced osteomalacia: a longitudinal study of five cases
    Domenico Rendina
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Via Sergio Pansini, 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Calcif Tissue Int 85:293-300. 2009
    ..The BMD increase during TIO treatment is related to the improvement of phosphate rather than FGF-23 levels. A "hungry bone"-like syndrome was observed after surgical or pharmacological treatment...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association between vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and fasting idiopathic hypercalciuria in recurrent stone-forming patients
    Domenico Rendina
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Urology 64:833-8. 2004
    ..IHc contributes to the formation of calcium kidney stones in more than one half of reported cases...
  50. doi request reprint FSHR gene polymorphisms influence bone mineral density and bone turnover in postmenopausal women
    Domenico Rendina
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 163:165-72. 2010
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  51. ncbi request reprint Fibroblast growth factor 23 is increased in calcium nephrolithiasis with hypophosphatemia and renal phosphate leak
    Domenico Rendina
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Universita Federico II, Via S Pansini, 5 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:959-63. 2006
    ..A significant percentage of patients with calcium nephrolithiasis and normal parathyroid function show hypophosphatemia and reduced renal phosphate reabsorption (i.e. a renal phosphate leak)...
  52. doi request reprint Primary aldosteronism: cardiovascular, renal and metabolic implications
    Gian Paolo Rossi
    DMCS Clinica Medica 4 and University of Padua, 35126, Padua, Italy
    Trends Endocrinol Metab 19:88-90. 2008
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  53. ncbi request reprint HindIII(+/-) polymorphism of the Y chromosome, blood pressure, and serum lipids: no evidence of association in three white populations
    Paola Russo
    Unit of Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Avellino, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 19:331-8. 2006
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  54. ncbi request reprint The relationship of waist circumference to blood pressure: the Olivetti Heart Study
    Alfonso Siani
    Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 15:780-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of central adiposity in the association between overweight, high BP, and insulin resistance...
  55. ncbi request reprint Salt-sensitivity, hypertension and cardiovascular ageing: broadening our view without missing the point
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    J Hypertens 20:561-3. 2002
  56. ncbi request reprint Incidence of hypertension in individuals with different blood pressure salt-sensitivity: results of a 15-year follow-up study
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Avellino, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:1465-71. 2007
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  57. pmc Application of Framingham risk estimates to ethnic minorities in United Kingdom and implications for primary prevention of heart disease in general practice: cross sectional population based study
    Francesco P Cappuccio
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    BMJ 325:1271. 2002
    ..To compare the 10 year risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, and combined cardiovascular disease (CVD) estimated from the Framingham equations...
  58. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin and blood pressure in men: graded association independent of body mass and fat pattern
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Science, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Obes Res 11:160-6. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the relationship between leptin and BP in relation to body mass index (BMI) and fat distribution in a large sample of untreated male adults...
  59. ncbi request reprint Interaction between the C(-344)T polymorphism of CYP11B2 and age in the regulation of blood pressure and plasma aldosterone levels: cross-sectional and longitudinal findings of the Olivetti Prospective Heart Study
    Paola Russo
    Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Research Council of Italy, Avellino, Italy
    J Hypertens 20:1785-92. 2002
    ..To study the interaction between the C(-344)T polymorphism and known determinants (age, body mass and dietary sodium) of blood pressure and plasma aldosterone...
  60. ncbi request reprint Combination of renin-angiotensin system polymorphisms is associated with altered renal sodium handling and hypertension
    Alfonso Siani
    Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Via Roma, 52 a c, 83100 Avellino, Italy
    Hypertension 43:598-602. 2004
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  61. ncbi request reprint Natriuretic peptide clearance receptor alleles and susceptibility to abdominal adiposity
    Riccardo Sarzani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Polytechnical University of Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Obes Res 12:351-6. 2004
    ..To test the association of the C(-55)A polymorphism of the natriuretic peptide clearance receptor (NPRC) with blood pressure (BP), overweight/obesity, and body fat distribution in a large male adult population...
  62. ncbi request reprint Genetic variations at the endocannabinoid type 1 receptor gene (CNR1) are associated with obesity phenotypes in men
    Paola Russo
    Unit of Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, via Roma 52A C, Avellino, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2382-6. 2007
    ..The endocannabinoid system modulates food intake and body weight in animal models. Treatment with the cannabinoid type 1 receptor blocker, rimonabant, reduces body weight in obese individuals...
  63. doi request reprint alpha-Adducin mutations increase Na/K pump activity in renal cells by affecting constitutive endocytosis: implications for tubular Na reabsorption
    Lucia Torielli
    Prassis sigma tau Research Institute, Milan, Italy
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 295:F478-87. 2008
    ..The constitutive reduction of the Na/K pump endocytic rate induced by mutated adducin variants may be relevant in Na-dependent hypertension...
  64. ncbi request reprint Association between the Thr715Pro P-selectin gene polymorphism and soluble P-selectin levels in a multiethnic population in South London
    Michelle A Miller
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Thromb Haemost 92:1060-5. 2004
    ..Lower levels of sP-selectin were not accounted for by this polymorphism in blacks, in whom the C allele was very rare...
  65. ncbi request reprint Involvement of the renin-angiotensin system in obesity: older and newer pathways
    Ferruccio Galletti
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:699-704. 2007
  66. ncbi request reprint Aldosterone synthase gene (CYP11B2) C-344T polymorphism, plasma aldosterone, renin activity and blood pressure in a multi-ethnic population
    Antonio Barbato
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    J Hypertens 22:1895-901. 2004
    ..The aldosterone synthase gene (CYP1B2) locus is a candidate region involved in the development of hypertension...
  67. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of psychological distress following earthquake experiences among working Italian males: a cross-sectional analysis
    Susan H Bland
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214 3079, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:420-3. 2005
    ..Additionally, social network disruptions following 1983 to 1984 evacuation were associated with greater distress (not all measures). These findings suggest that psychological distress from natural disasters may be very long lasting...
  68. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 gene (HSD11B2) in human essential hypertension
    Barbara Mariniello
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Umberto I Hospital, Ancona, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 18:1091-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to analyze the HSD11B2 gene to assess whether some of its variants might be involved in hypertension...
  69. ncbi request reprint Body mass, fat distribution and blood pressure in Southern Italian children: results of the ARCA project
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, National Research Council, Via Roma 52 A C, 83100 Avellino, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:239-48. 2006
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in circulating soluble adhesion molecules: the Wandsworth Heart and Stroke Study
    Michelle A Miller
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, U K
    Clin Sci (Lond) 104:591-8. 2003
    ..These relationships may contribute to the low risk of coronary heart disease seen in people of African origin living in England...
  71. doi request reprint Genetic variants of Y chromosome are associated with a protective lipid profile in black men
    Paola Russo
    Unit of Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, via Roma 52A C, 83100, Avellino, Italy
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:1569-74. 2008
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Tackling the genetic bases of metabolic syndrome: a realistic objective?
    Alfonso Siani
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:309-12. 2006