Luigi Gatta

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Long-term treatment with mesalazine in patients with symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease
    Luigi Gatta
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:133-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Sequential therapy or triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials in adults and children
    Luigi Gatta
    Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:3069-79; quiz 1080. 2009
  3. doi request reprint A validation study of the Italian Short-Form Leeds Dyspepsia Questionnaire
    Luigi Gatta
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 5:501-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori eradication: are we really all equal? A controlled study in native and immigrant population
    Luigi Gatta
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 6:35-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Efficacy of 5-ASA in the treatment of colonic diverticular disease
    Luigi Gatta
    Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Department of Clinical Science, University of Parma, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:113-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Quantification of serum levels of pepsinogens and gastrin to assess eradication of Helicobacter pylori
    Luigi Gatta
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:440-2. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Sequential therapy versus standard triple-drug therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication: a randomized trial
    Dino Vaira
    University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 146:556-63. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Serological markers for gastric atrophy in asymptomatic patients infected with Helicobacter pylori
    Chiara Ricci
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, University Hospital S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1910-5. 2004
  9. doi request reprint A comparison amongst three rapid urease tests to diagnose Helicobacter pylori infection in 375 consecutive dyspeptic
    Dino Vaira
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 5:41-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of proton pump inhibitors and antacid therapy on 13C urea breath tests and stool test for Helicobacter pylori infection
    Luigi Gatta
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Halpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:823-9. 2004

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Long-term treatment with mesalazine in patients with symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease
    Luigi Gatta
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:133-7. 2012
    ..In future well-designed RCTs are necessary to demonstrate the therapeutic gain of the use of mesalazine, if any, in the management of patients with SUDD...
  2. doi request reprint Sequential therapy or triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials in adults and children
    Luigi Gatta
    Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:3069-79; quiz 1080. 2009
    ..Our aim was to assess the efficacy of ST in adults and children compared with that of TT by performing a systematic review and meta-analysis...
  3. doi request reprint A validation study of the Italian Short-Form Leeds Dyspepsia Questionnaire
    Luigi Gatta
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 5:501-6. 2010
    ..A highly significant response to change was also observed (p = 0.001). The Italian SF-LDQ is a reliable, valid and responsive self-completed outcome measure for quantifying the frequency and severity of dyspeptic symptoms...
  4. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori eradication: are we really all equal? A controlled study in native and immigrant population
    Luigi Gatta
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 6:35-9. 2011
    ..14 (p = 0.03). In immigrant patients resident in Italy, performance of triple therapy was lower than expected. Further studies are demanded to confirm and clarify these intriguing results...
  5. doi request reprint Efficacy of 5-ASA in the treatment of colonic diverticular disease
    Luigi Gatta
    Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Department of Clinical Science, University of Parma, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:113-9. 2010
    ..To assess the therapeutic efficacy of 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) in patients with colonic diverticular disease performing a systematic review of the literature...
  6. doi request reprint Quantification of serum levels of pepsinogens and gastrin to assess eradication of Helicobacter pylori
    Luigi Gatta
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:440-2. 2011
    ..We investigated whether serum levels of pepsinogen (sPG)I and sPGII, the ratio of sPGI to sPGII, or serum levels of gastrin-17 (sG17), can be used to assess eradication of Helicobacter Pylori 8 weeks after treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sequential therapy versus standard triple-drug therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication: a randomized trial
    Dino Vaira
    University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 146:556-63. 2007
    ..Antimicrobial resistance has decreased eradication rates for Helicobacter pylori infection worldwide...
  8. ncbi request reprint Serological markers for gastric atrophy in asymptomatic patients infected with Helicobacter pylori
    Chiara Ricci
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, University Hospital S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1910-5. 2004
    ..pylori) infection. This blinded, controlled study was designed to determine if serum gastrin and pepsinogens were reliable markers of atrophy in asymptomatic patients...
  9. doi request reprint A comparison amongst three rapid urease tests to diagnose Helicobacter pylori infection in 375 consecutive dyspeptic
    Dino Vaira
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 5:41-7. 2010
    ..Reading the test results at 1 min may increase false-negative results with decreasing sensitivity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of proton pump inhibitors and antacid therapy on 13C urea breath tests and stool test for Helicobacter pylori infection
    Luigi Gatta
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Halpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:823-9. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori to metronidazole
    Federico Perna
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2157-61. 2003
    ..pylori to metronidazole; and 2) to investigate whether potential discrepancies could be caused by the simultaneous presence of metronidazole susceptible and metronidazole resistant bacterial subpopulations...
  12. doi request reprint Culture-based selection therapy for patients who did not respond to previous treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection
    Giulia Fiorini
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:507-10. 2013
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of specific treatments, selected based on response of bacterial samples to culture with clarithromycin, levofloxacin, and metronidazole, for patients infected with resistant strains of H pylori...
  13. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of primary antibiotic resistance in Helicobacter pylori isolates in Italy
    Ilaria M Saracino
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 21:363-5. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess primary resistance in H. pylori isolates towards the most used antibiotics in clinical practice...
  14. pmc Newer agents for Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Giulia Fiorini
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bologna, Italy
    Clin Exp Gastroenterol 5:109-12. 2012
    ..The identification of essential genes for either bacterial colonization or growth represents a route for potential target therapies in the near future...
  15. doi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett's esophagus
    Dino Vaira
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 6:299-306. 2011
    ..In patients with high-grade dysplasia, endoscopic therapies or surgical resection must be considered...
  16. pmc Global eradication rates for Helicobacter pylori infection: systematic review and meta-analysis of sequential therapy
    Luigi Gatta
    Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Versilia Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Italy
    BMJ 347:f4587. 2013
    ..To do a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies comparing sequential therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori with pre-existing and new therapies, thus providing a glimpse of eradication success worldwide...
  17. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive tests to diagnose Helicobacter pylori infection
    Luigi Gatta
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Nuove Patologie, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 5:351-2. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial activity of esomeprazole versus omeprazole against Helicobacter pylori
    Luigi Gatta
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 51:439-42. 2003
    ..As proton pump inhibitors also exert an antibacterial activity, we aimed to compare esomeprazole and omeprazole for their antimicrobial activity against Helicobacter pylori in vitro...