Alessandro Fiocchi

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Contact dermatitis in children
    Paolo Pigatto
    Department of Technology for Health, Dermatological Clinic, IRCCS Galeazzi Hospital, University of Milan Milan, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 36:2. 2010
  2. pmc Health-care cost reduction resulting from primary-care allergy testing in children in Italy
    Niklas Zethraeus
    Medical Management Centre, Institution for Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ital J Pediatr 36:61. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of ribosome-component immune modulator for preventing recurrent respiratory infections in socialized children
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, Fatebenefratelli Melloni University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 33:197-204. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Incremental prognostic factors associated with cow's milk allergy outcomes in infant and child referrals: the Milan Cow's Milk Allergy Cohort study
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, Melloni Paediatria, University of Milan Medical School, Fatebenefratelli Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:166-73. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint A hydrolysed rice-based formula is tolerated by children with cow's milk allergy: a multi-centre study
    A Fiocchi
    Melloni Paediatria, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 36:311-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Paediatric upper respiratory infections: the role of antibiotics
    A Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, The Melloni University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:56-60. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Food allergy and the introduction of solid foods to infants: a consensus document. Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Melloni Paediatria, University of Milan Medical School, Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:10-20; quiz 21, 77. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary management of food allergy
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, University of Milan Medical School at the Fatebenefratelli Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Ann 35:755-6, 758-63. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Ruling out food allergy in pediatrics and preventing the "march" of the allergic child
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, The Melloni University Hospital, University of Milan Medical School, 52 Via Melloni, 20129 Milan, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:306-11. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of the tolerance to lupine-enriched pasta in peanut-allergic children
    A Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, The Melloni University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:1045-51. 2009

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  1. pmc Contact dermatitis in children
    Paolo Pigatto
    Department of Technology for Health, Dermatological Clinic, IRCCS Galeazzi Hospital, University of Milan Milan, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 36:2. 2010
    ..This study also provides an overview of the most common allergens in pediatric population and discusses various therapeutic modalities...
  2. pmc Health-care cost reduction resulting from primary-care allergy testing in children in Italy
    Niklas Zethraeus
    Medical Management Centre, Institution for Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ital J Pediatr 36:61. 2010
    ..Specific immunoglobulin E (spIgE) testing may improve the management of allergy patients. There is therefore a reason to quantify the economic consequences of the use of spIgE testing in the diagnosis of allergic conditions...
  3. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of ribosome-component immune modulator for preventing recurrent respiratory infections in socialized children
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, Fatebenefratelli Melloni University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 33:197-204. 2012
    ..Both treatments were similarly well tolerated. Six-month treatment with RCIM effectively prevented the 12-month risk of RRIs in children <5 years old and with five or less RRIs in the preceding year...
  4. ncbi request reprint Incremental prognostic factors associated with cow's milk allergy outcomes in infant and child referrals: the Milan Cow's Milk Allergy Cohort study
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, Melloni Paediatria, University of Milan Medical School, Fatebenefratelli Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:166-73. 2008
    ..The prognosis for many children with cow's milk allergy (CMA) is remission within 3 years, and the clinical parameters that predict duration of disease have not been measured incrementally...
  5. ncbi request reprint A hydrolysed rice-based formula is tolerated by children with cow's milk allergy: a multi-centre study
    A Fiocchi
    Melloni Paediatria, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 36:311-6. 2006
    ..Neither can rule out a sensitization risk. Previous studies have shown that hydrolysed rice is tolerated by animals and children with multiple food hypersensitivities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Paediatric upper respiratory infections: the role of antibiotics
    A Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, The Melloni University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:56-60. 2010
    ..Caution must be posed at the local level taking in account epidemiologic and microbiologic data to avoid overprescription...
  7. ncbi request reprint Food allergy and the introduction of solid foods to infants: a consensus document. Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Melloni Paediatria, University of Milan Medical School, Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:10-20; quiz 21, 77. 2006
    ..To make recommendations based on a critical review of the evidence for the timing of the introduction of solid foods and its possible role in the development of food allergy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary management of food allergy
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, University of Milan Medical School at the Fatebenefratelli Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Ann 35:755-6, 758-63. 2006
    ..From a research perspective, studies on the longterm efficacy of the dietary exclusion of specific food allergens are needed. The role of the pediatrician is central in this regard and would be complemented by advice from a nutritionist...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ruling out food allergy in pediatrics and preventing the "march" of the allergic child
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, The Melloni University Hospital, University of Milan Medical School, 52 Via Melloni, 20129 Milan, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:306-11. 2006
    ..Avoiding the march of allergic children from the GPs to the secondary level is a more realistic goal than preventing the allergic march...
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of the tolerance to lupine-enriched pasta in peanut-allergic children
    A Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, The Melloni University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:1045-51. 2009
    ..Reports of allergy to lupine derivatives (as de novo sensitization or cross-reactivity in subjects allergic to peanut) are increasing as their use in food products increases...
  11. ncbi request reprint The natural history of childhood-onset asthma
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, The Fatebenefratelli Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:178-85. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Topical treatment of rhinosinusitis
    A Fiocchi
    Melloni Paediatria and the Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Melloni, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:62-7. 2007
    ..With the exception of topical steroids, no weighable evidence of effectiveness supports the premise that topical treatments actually serve the purpose for which they are widely prescribed in pediatrics...
  13. ncbi request reprint Safety of sublingual-swallow immunotherapy in children aged 3 to 7 years
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, The Fatebenefratelli Melloni University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 95:254-8. 2005
    ..The minimum age to start specific immunotherapy with inhalant allergens in children has not been clearly established, and position papers discourage its use in children younger than 5 years...
  14. ncbi request reprint Primary dietary prevention of food allergy
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Paediatrics and Maternal Medicine, The Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:3-12; quiz 12-5, 91. 2003
    ..To present research and clinical evidence on the use of primary dietary prevention in food allergy management...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical tolerance to lactose in children with cow's milk allergy
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Pediatrics 112:359-62. 2003
    ..In this paper, we assessed clinical tolerance of lactose derived from CM whey in children hypersensitive to CM from 2 university hospital pediatric departments...
  16. ncbi request reprint Beef allergy in children with cow's milk allergy; cow's milk allergy in children with beef allergy
    Alberto Martelli
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, The Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:38-43. 2002
    ..To review the literature on the prevalence of beef allergy in children allergic to cow's milk and to report a series of patients with beef allergy evaluated for cow's milk allergy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Tolerance of heat-treated kiwi by children with kiwifruit allergy
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, Melloni Hospital, 52 Via Melloni, Milan 20134, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 15:454-8. 2004
    ..Industrial heat treatment and homogenisation can make kiwifruit safe for children who are allergic to this increasingly popular fruit. This has dietary implications for children who are allergic to several fruit and vegetable proteins...
  18. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis of IgE-mediated allergy in young children with wheezing or eczema symptoms using a single blood test
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, The Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:328-33. 2004
    ..Allergy-like symptoms are common in young children, but the case history and physical examination cannot identify the underlying origins of overlapping symptom profiles...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical tolerance of processed foods
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, University of Milan Medical School at the Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:S38-46. 2004
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  20. doi request reprint Diagnosis and Rationale for Action Against Cow's Milk Allergy (DRACMA): a summary report
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:1119-28.e12. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of skin prick tests in IgE-mediated adverse reactions to bovine proteins
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, The Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:26-32. 2002
    ..To present data about the test performance characteristics of beef extracts used in SPTs among children with atopic dermatitis (AD) reporting immediate hypersensitivity to beef...
  22. doi request reprint Molecular diagnosis of cow's milk allergy
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Paediatric Division, Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, University of Milan Medical School at Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 11:216-21. 2011
    ..To identify and discuss studies on the molecular diagnosis of cow's milk allergy (CMA) with a view to update allergists since a general review of the methodology in 2006...
  23. doi request reprint Liver fat change in obese children after a 1-year nutrition-behavior intervention
    Carlo Pozzato
    Department of Radiology, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:331-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether a 1-year nutrition-behavior intervention based on normocaloric balanced diet and physical exercise may reduce liver fat in obese children...
  24. ncbi request reprint Growth of infants with IgE-mediated cow's milk allergy fed different formulas in the complementary feeding period
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:599-606. 2007
    ..The use of casein- and rice-based hydrolyzed formulas resulted in higher changes in WA compared with soy formula. Further research should be aimed at optimizing the dietary needs and feeding regimens for infants with CMA...
  25. doi request reprint Characterization of the sensitization profile to lupin in peanut-allergic children and assessment of cross-reactivity risk
    Cinzia Ballabio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Farmacologiche e Biomolecolari, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:270-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the sensitization pattern to lupin in a group of 12 Italian children allergic to peanut and identify the specific lupin proteins involved in the cross-reactivity with peanut...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cross-reactivity between mammalian proteins
    Patrizia Restani
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Department of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:11-5. 2002
    ..Cross-reactivity between food allergens occurs when they share part of their amino acid sequence, or when their three-dimensional molecular structure causes them to have a similar capacity to bind specific antibodies...
  27. doi request reprint Plasma long-chain fatty acids profile and metabolic outcomes in normolipidaemic obese children after one-year nutritional intervention
    Elvira Verduci
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 100:585-9. 2011
    ..To assess the association between changes in plasma long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) profile and metabolic outcomes after 1-year nutritional intervention in normolipidaemic obese children...
  28. doi request reprint Ribosome-component immune modulation of respiratory tract infections in children
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, Fatebenefratelli Melloni University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 30:S21-31. 2009
    ..Use of a RCIM is clinically efficacious, incurs minimal risk of adverse events, and, thus, represents a consistent therapeutic approach for RRIs...
  29. doi request reprint IgE-mediated cross-reactivity among leguminous seed proteins in peanut allergic children
    Cinzia Ballabio
    Department of Pharmacological Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Balzaretti 9, 20133, Milan, Italy
    Plant Foods Hum Nutr 65:396-402. 2010
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  30. ncbi request reprint Benefits of breastfeeding in cystic fibrosis: a single-centre follow-up survey
    Carla Colombo
    Department of Pediatrics, CF Center, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico IRCCS University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 96:1228-32. 2007
    ..To study the effect of breastfeeding (BF) on growth, lung function and number of infections during the first 3 years of life in children with cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  31. doi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation and time at achievement of gross motor milestones in healthy infants: a randomized, prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:64-70. 2009
    ..Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) intake throughout the first year of life is associated with neurodevelopmental and neuropsychological benefits. Few studies have evaluated the role of DHA intakes on age at achievement of gross motor milestones...
  32. ncbi request reprint Whole blood fatty acid composition differs in term versus mildly preterm infants: small versus matched appropriate for gestational age
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Res 64:298-302. 2008
    ..001). Term SGA had significantly lower levels of total monounsaturated FA and higher levels of eicosapentaenoic acid. Therefore, the 4-d whole blood FA pattern is associated with both GA and birth weight...
  33. doi request reprint Accuracy of a point-of-care testing device in children with suspected respiratory allergy
    Teresita Sarratud
    Melloni Paediatria, University of Milan Medical School at Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 31:e11-7. 2010
    ....
  34. doi request reprint How DRACMA changes clinical decision for the individual patient in CMA therapy
    Luigi Terracciano
    Department of Pediatrics, Melloni University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 12:316-22. 2012
    ..To describe the impact of the diagnosis and rationale for action against cow's milk allergy (DRACMA) guidelines on the decision process in the therapy of cow's milk allergy (CMA)...
  35. doi request reprint Meat allergy
    Patrizia Restani
    Department of Pharmacological Sciences, State University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 9:265-9. 2009
    ..This review summarizes the scientific evidence on meat allergy, an unusual disorder, whose prevalence in some European countries (such as Italy) may be increasing...
  36. doi request reprint Anaphylaxis in the emergency department: a paediatric perspective
    Alberto Martelli
    Melloni Paediatria, University of Milan Medical School at the Fatebenefratelli Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 8:321-9. 2008
    ..We make here recommendations based on a critical review of the evidence for the management of anaphylaxis in emergency department with particular emphasis on children...
  37. doi request reprint Attitudes and practices of family paediatricians in Italy regarding infant feeding
    Giovanni Radaelli
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 101:1063-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine attitudes and practices of family paediatricians in Italy towards infant feeding...
  38. ncbi request reprint Dietary and circulating polyunsaturated fatty acids in cystic fibrosis: are they related to clinical outcomes?
    Carla Colombo
    Department of Pediatrics, CF Center, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico, Mangiagalli, Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:660-5. 2006
    ..To assess the relationship between dietary intakes, plasma phospholipid (PL) fatty acid profile and clinical parameters in children with cystic fibrosis (CF) in comparison to healthy controls...
  39. doi request reprint MRI in identifying hepatic steatosis in obese children and relation to ultrasonography and metabolic findings
    Carlo Pozzato
    Department of Radiology, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 47:493-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to identify nonalcoholic fatty liver in obese children by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and to compare the findings with the data from ultrasonography and from clinical and laboratory testing...
  40. doi request reprint Whole blood fatty acid composition at birth: from the maternal compartment to the infant
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Clin Nutr 30:503-5. 2011
    ..We here describe the application of a simplified microanalytical procedure to compare the FA profile of maternal, umbilical cord and infant whole blood, inclusive of all circulating lipid fractions and cells...
  41. ncbi request reprint Complementary food: international comparison on protein and energy requirement/intakes
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 58:147-56; discussion 156-9. 2006
    ..In planning interventions, the coverage of infants' dietary needs through all the various world regions should be considered together with the opportunity not to exceed higher limits...
  42. ncbi request reprint Functional ingredients in the complementary feeding period and long-term effects
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 60:123-35; discussion 135-8. 2007
    ..The medium- and long-term effects need to be extensively explored, and any type of association recorded to check the safety of dietary supplements, considering their overconsumption, starting at early ages, in western countries...
  43. doi request reprint Cost effective analysis of ribosome-component immune modulation
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, Melloni Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 30:S37-9. 2009
    ..Direct management costs such as therapy courses, medical visits, medical exams, hospitalizations, etc., and indirect costs such as absence from school and work are not routinely considered by primary care physicians...
  44. ncbi request reprint Proteomic evaluation of milk from different mammalian species as a substitute for breast milk
    Enza D'Auria
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 94:1708-13. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in infants with phenylketonuria
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Milan Medical School, Milan, Italy
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:207-12. 2006
    ..DHA status in turn, independent of diet, may influence the maturation of the visual system in infants with PKU...
  46. ncbi request reprint Low prepregnant body mass index and breastfeeding practices
    Marcello Giovannini
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Hum Lact 23:44-51. 2007
    ..4; 95% confidence interval [95% CI], -0.1 to 0.9 months) or exclusive breastfeeding (0.1 [95% CI, -0.1 to 0.3] months). Underweight mothers of healthy term infants may not be at increased risk for not initiating or shorter breastfeeding...
  47. ncbi request reprint Plasma long-chain fatty acids and the degree of obesity in Italian children
    Silvia Scaglioni
    Department of Paediatrics, Unit of Medical Statistics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 95:964-9. 2006
    ..To examine whether the plasma levels of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs) are associated with the degree of obesity in children...
  48. ncbi request reprint Genotype/phenotype correlation in glycogen storage disease type 1b: a multicentre study and review of the literature
    Daniela Melis
    Dipartimento di Pediatria, Universita Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 164:501-8. 2005
    ..In three patients no mutations were detected...
  49. ncbi request reprint Double-blind, placebo-controlled trial comparing effects of supplementation of two micronutrient sprinkles on fatty acid status in Cambodian infants
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:136-42. 2007
    ..Infants in developing countries require early dietary interventions to prevent nutritional deficiencies, above all protein, energy, iron and zinc. To what extent these interventions may affect the fatty acid (FA) status is still unknown...
  50. doi request reprint Preventing progression of allergic rhinitis: the role of specific immunotherapy
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, Melloni Paediatria, University of Milan Medical School, Fatebenefratelli MelloniHospital, Milan, Italy
    Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 96:91-100. 2011
    ..Some clinical guidelines acknowledge this potential asthma preventive effect in children and the need for additional data from double-blind, placebo-controlled trials to support these findings...
  51. pmc The status of invasive pneumococcal disease among children younger than 5 years of age in north-west Lombardy, Italy
    Enrica Riva
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Via A, di Rudinì 8, I 20142, Milan, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 12:106. 2012
    ..pneumoniae isolates in children aged less than 5 years residing in North-West Lombardy, Italy...
  52. ncbi request reprint [The problem of colic in infants]
    Maurizio Corvo
    Department of Child and Maternal Medicine, Melloni University Hospital, Milan
    Pediatr Med Chir 27:55-61. 2005
  53. pmc Phenylketonuria: nutritional advances and challenges
    Marcello Giovannini
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 9:7. 2012
    ..In conclusion PKU diet and the new existing treatments, that need to be optimized, may be a complete and combined strategy possibly positive impacting on the psychological, social, and neurocognitive life of PKU patients...
  54. doi request reprint Epidemiological and clinical features of respiratory viral infections in hospitalized children during the circulation of influenza virus A(H1N1) 2009
    Gianvincenzo Zuccotti
    Department of Pediatrics, Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:e528-34. 2011
    ..New respiratory viruses including human metapneumovirus (hMPV), human bocavirus (hBoV), and influenza 2009 A(H1N1) virus have a strong impact on the pediatric population...
  55. ncbi request reprint Reduced docosahexaenoic acid synthesis may contribute to growth restriction in infants born to mothers who smoke
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr 147:854-6. 2005
    ..Maternal smoking may impair DHA synthesis which may contribute to reduced fetal growth...
  56. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome
    Alessandro Fiocchi
    aDivision of Allergy, Department of Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesu, Rome, Vatican City bUnit of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Pediatric Department, Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesu, Rome, Vatican City cUnit of Metabolism, Department of Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesu, Rome, Vatican City dPediatric Division, Santa Corona Hospital, Garbagnate, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 14:246-54. 2014
    ..To assess all the possible differential diagnosis of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), both in acute and chronic presentation, reviewing the data reported in published studies...
  57. ncbi request reprint Plasma long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and neurodevelopment through the first 12 months of life in phenylketonuria
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:257-61. 2003
    ..Within the population of this study, a weak positive association has been found between plasma LCPUFAs at diagnosis (higher in breastfed infants) and neurodevelopmental indices through the first year of life...
  58. ncbi request reprint Association of psoriasis-like eruption and Kawasaki disease
    Silvano Menni
    Dermatologic Department, Pediatric Department, University of the Study of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Dermatol 33:571-3. 2006
    ..The histology disclosed a psoriasic pattern. To the best of our knowledge, we describe the youngest baby in the published work developing a psoriasis during the course of Kawasaki disease...
  59. ncbi request reprint Exclusive versus predominant breastfeeding in Italian maternity wards and feeding practices through the first year of life
    Marcello Giovannini
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    J Hum Lact 21:259-65. 2005
    ..8 vs 3.3 months), and lower rate of introduction of formula within 1 month (23% vs 30%). Hospitals need to be compliant with the WHO's steps, and Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiatives should be promoted...
  60. ncbi request reprint Incidence of BH4-responsiveness in phenylalanine-hydroxylase-deficient Italian patients
    Laura Fiori
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    Mol Genet Metab 86:S67-74. 2005
    ..BH4-responsiveness in PAH-deficient HPA is a recently described characteristic of most milder phenotypes. BH4-responsive patients show reduction of plasma phenylalanine (phe) levels after oral administration of BH4...
  61. ncbi request reprint A randomized prospective double blind controlled trial on effects of long-term consumption of fermented milk containing Lactobacillus casei in pre-school children with allergic asthma and/or rhinitis
    Marcello Giovannini
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Via A Di Rudini 8, I 20142 Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Res 62:215-20. 2007
    ..81 (-1.52 to -0.10) days. While long-term consumption of fermented milk containing Lactobacillus casei may improve the health status of children with allergic rhinitis no effect was found in asthmatic children...
  62. ncbi request reprint Double-blind, placebo-controlled trial comparing effects of supplementation with two different combinations of micronutrients delivered as sprinkles on growth, anemia, and iron deficiency in cambodian infants
    Marcello Giovannini
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:306-12. 2006
    ..To assess and compare efficacy of two micronutrient sprinkle supplementation on growth, anemia, and iron deficiency in Cambodian infants...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Infant "starting formulas" are not all equal: comparative analysis of nutritional characteristics]
    Enrica Riva
    Clinica Pediatrica, Ospedale San Paolo, Universita degli Studi di Milano
    Pediatr Med Chir 27:1-10. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein B gene polymorphism and plasma lipid levels in phenylketonuric children
    Elvira Verduci
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, 8 Via A di Rudini, Milan I 20142 Italy
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 71:117-20. 2004
    ..This gene-related response to dietary habits might play a role also in non-PKU individuals fed low-fat, low-cholesterol diets...
  65. ncbi request reprint Dietary habits and plasma fatty acids levels in a population of Italian children: is there any relationship?
    Silvia Scaglioni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, 8 Via A di Rudini, Milan I 20142, Italy
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 71:91-5. 2004
    ..04) in blood. A high consumption of pasta coupled with a low intake of red meat may be marker of a food behaviour and/or lifestyle associated with a more favourable pattern of circulating FA and hematochemical metabolic markers...
  66. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine growth restriction is associated with changes in polyunsaturated fatty acid fetal-maternal relationships
    Irene Cetin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, DMCO Ospedale San Paolo, University of Milano, 20142 Milano, Italy
    Pediatr Res 52:750-5. 2002
    ..These differences might have a role in determining the biochemical environment leading to the neural and vascular complications associated with IUGR...