Antonietta Gigante

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Lung ultrasound in systemic sclerosis: correlation with high-resolution computed tomography, pulmonary function tests and clinical variables of disease
    Antonietta Gigante
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell Universita 37, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 11:213-7. 2016
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictor factors for renal outcome in renal artery stenosis
    R Cianci
    Department of Nephrology, School of Medicine, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:507-12. 2013
  3. doi request reprint D-Lactic acidosis 25 years after bariatric surgery due to Salmonella enteritidis
    Antonietta Gigante
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Nutrition 28:108-11. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration equation to estimate glomerular filtration rate in scleroderma patients
    Antonietta Gigante
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, Rome, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:1426-31. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Systemic lupus erythematosus and renal involvement: which role of citokines expression?
    A Gigante
    Department of Medicina Clinica, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 10:223-8. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Ask-Upmark kidney and tubulointerstitial nephritis in a woman with severe renal failure
    Antonietta Gigante
    Department of Nephrology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Ren Fail 33:726-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Cytokines expression in SLE nephritis
    A Gigante
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 15:15-24. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Antiphospholipid antibodies and renal involvement
    Antonietta Gigante
    Department of Nephrology, First Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita, 37 IT 00185 Rome, Italy
    Am J Nephrol 30:405-12. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Intrarenal hemodynamic parameters correlate with glomerular filtration rate and digital microvascular damage in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Edoardo Rosato
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Clinical Immunology Unit Scleroderma Center, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:815-21. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Ischemic nephropathy: proteinuria and renal resistance index could suggest if revascularization is recommended
    Rosario Cianci
    Department of Nephrology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Ren Fail 32:1167-71. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Lung ultrasound in systemic sclerosis: correlation with high-resolution computed tomography, pulmonary function tests and clinical variables of disease
    Antonietta Gigante
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell Universita 37, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 11:213-7. 2016
    ..LUS may therefore, be a useful tool to determine the best timing for HRCT execution, thus, preventing for many patients a continuous and useless exposure to ionizing radiation. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictor factors for renal outcome in renal artery stenosis
    R Cianci
    Department of Nephrology, School of Medicine, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:507-12. 2013
    ..Atherosclerotic ischemic renal disease is a frequent cause of end-stage renal failure. Correction of renal artery stenosis (RAS) may fail to stabilize or improve renal function...
  3. doi request reprint D-Lactic acidosis 25 years after bariatric surgery due to Salmonella enteritidis
    Antonietta Gigante
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Nutrition 28:108-11. 2012
    ..In the case we describe, D-lactic acidosis encephalopathy occurred 25 y after bypass jejunoileal, due to Salmonella enteriditis infection...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration equation to estimate glomerular filtration rate in scleroderma patients
    Antonietta Gigante
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, Rome, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:1426-31. 2012
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  5. ncbi request reprint Systemic lupus erythematosus and renal involvement: which role of citokines expression?
    A Gigante
    Department of Medicina Clinica, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 10:223-8. 2006
    ..For some cytokines, TNF and IL-18 in particular, the local proinflammatory ones may be more relevant to the disease...
  6. doi request reprint Ask-Upmark kidney and tubulointerstitial nephritis in a woman with severe renal failure
    Antonietta Gigante
    Department of Nephrology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Ren Fail 33:726-9. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Cytokines expression in SLE nephritis
    A Gigante
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 15:15-24. 2011
    ..Recent studies are promising about proteinuria reduction and improving renal function through cytokine blockade therapy...
  8. doi request reprint Antiphospholipid antibodies and renal involvement
    Antonietta Gigante
    Department of Nephrology, First Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita, 37 IT 00185 Rome, Italy
    Am J Nephrol 30:405-12. 2009
    ..APSN is an independent risk factor that should be included in the classification criteria for definite APS with characteristic clinical and histological features...
  9. doi request reprint Intrarenal hemodynamic parameters correlate with glomerular filtration rate and digital microvascular damage in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Edoardo Rosato
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Clinical Immunology Unit Scleroderma Center, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:815-21. 2012
    ..To evaluate intrarenal arterial stiffness by Doppler ultrasound and examine the correlation between renal Doppler indices, glomerular filtration rate, and digital microvascular damage in systemic sclerosis patients...
  10. doi request reprint Ischemic nephropathy: proteinuria and renal resistance index could suggest if revascularization is recommended
    Rosario Cianci
    Department of Nephrology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Ren Fail 32:1167-71. 2010
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine which biochemical and instrumental parameters could predict a better renal outcome in patients with RAS treated with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting (RPTAS)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nephroangiosclerosis and its pharmacological approach
    Rosario Cianci
    Department of Nephrology, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, Rome, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 9:238-43. 2011
    ..A multifactorial treatment strategy, including antihypertensive, lipid-lowering and anti-platelet agents, could improve cardiovascular and renal outcomes in patients with vascular nephropathy...
  12. doi request reprint Erectile dysfunction, endothelium dysfunction, and microvascular damage in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Edoardo Rosato
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Clinical Immunology Unit Scleroderma Center, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:1380-8. 2013
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) prevalence in men with systemic sclerosis (SSc) is high and can be considered a manifestation of endothelium damage...
  13. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Resistive Index and Renal Artery Stenosis in Patients with Anti-Phospholipid Syndrome: Two Distinct Mechanisms?
    Fabrizio Conti
    Lupus Clinic, Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Ultrasound Med Biol 41:1814-20. 2015
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Increased intrarenal arterial stiffness may predict the occurrence of new digital ulcers in systemic sclerosis
    Edoardo Rosato
    Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 66:1380-5. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the correlation between intrarenal arterial stiffness and DUs in SSc patients and to evaluate the prognostic value of Doppler indices to predict new DU occurrence...
  15. doi request reprint Clitoral blood flow in systemic sclerosis women: correlation with disease clinical variables and female sexual dysfunction
    Edoardo Rosato
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell Universita 37, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:2238-42. 2013
    ..We also evaluated the correlation between clitoral blood flow and sexual dysfunction...
  16. doi request reprint Revascularization versus medical therapy for renal artery stenosis: antihypertensive drugs and renal outcome
    Rosario Cianci
    Department of Nephrology, Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy
    Angiology 62:92-9. 2011
    ..In patients treated with medical therapy alone, renal improvement was related to ARBs in association with BBs (β-blockers; P < .0001). This study suggests that medical therapy may exert beneficial effects in patients with RAS...
  17. ncbi request reprint Have we new therapeutic strategies in the treatment of renovascular nephropathy?
    Rosario Cianci
    Department of Nephrology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 11:531-42. 2013
    ..The optimal treatment for RAS is not yet established. Based on recent trials, we reviewed the literature on pharmacological and endovascular treatment of atherosclerotic RAS and ischemic nephropathy. ..
  18. doi request reprint Nutritional status measured by BMI is impaired and correlates with left ventricular mass in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Edoardo Rosato
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Nutrition 30:204-9. 2014
    ..Considering that PEM also may influence left ventricular mass (LVM), the aim of this study was to evaluate whether LVM is related to patients' nutritional status and to determine clinically relevant features of SSc...
  19. doi request reprint The involvement of T regulatory lymphocytes in a cohort of lupus nephritis patients: a pilot study
    Antonella Afeltra
    Clinical Medicine and Rheumatology, Integrated Research Center, Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 10:677-83. 2015
    ..The data presented herein demonstrate a decrease of FoxP3+ Treg cells in the inflammatory infiltrate of lupus nephritis, particularly during the most active phases of lupus nephritis, as observed in the course of a IV class nephritis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Drugs and Rhabdomyolysis: From Liver to Kidney
    Biagio Barbano
    Department of Nephrology, Sapienza, University of Rome, Viale dell Universita 37, Rome, 00185, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 13:725-37. 2015
    ..The aim of this review is to analyze the pathophysiology of myolysis, the causes of rhabdomyolysis and especially the link between the liver and the kidney, which can represent the connecting element for the development of the syndrome. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Hypercoagulability and nephrotic syndrome
    Antonietta Gigante
    Department of Nephrology, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, Rome, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 12:512-7. 2014
    ..Reviewing the recent literature, we suggest the best therapeutic management of anticoagulation for patients with nephrotic syndrome, focusing on prophylactic strategies. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology, diagnosis and clinical management of hepatorenal syndrome: from classic to new drugs
    Biagio Barbano
    Department of Nephrology, Sapienza, University of Rome, Viale dell Universita, 37, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 12:125-35. 2014
    ..Vaptans, nonpeptide vasopressin receptor antagonists, may also reduce hyponatraemia and ascites, even if the clinical effects in HRS remain unknown. This review updates the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of HRS. ..
  23. doi request reprint Gabexate mesylate as treatment in the course of ANCA-negative microscopic polyangiitis
    Antonietta Gigante
    Department of Nephrology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Ren Fail 35:721-4. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the anti-inflammatory properties of gabexate could be helpful in MPA at increased bleeding risk when immunosuppressive treatment is contraindicated, even in ANCA-negative vasculitis...
  24. doi request reprint In systemic sclerosis macrovascular damage of hands digital arteries correlates with microvascular damage
    Edoardo Rosato
    Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Clinical Medicine, Clinical Immunology Unit Scleroderma Center, Italy
    Microvasc Res 82:410-5. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint In-stent restenosis of the renal artery in a single kidney patient: the role of ACEI in the therapeutic choice
    Rosario Cianci
    Department of Nephrology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Angiology 60:496-503. 2009
    ..In our case, the use of ACEIs has been fundamental for the indirect evaluation of restenosis degree and RPTAS...
  26. pmc Small hepatic veins Budd-Chiari syndrome
    Oliviero Riggio
    Gastroenterology, Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 37:536-9. 2014
    ..In this cases only a liver biopsy can demonstrate the presence of a small vessels outflow block. We report two cases of small hepatic veins Budd-Chiari syndrome. ..
  27. doi request reprint Thrombosis in nephrotic syndrome
    Biagio Barbano
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Nephrology Unit, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 39:469-76. 2013
    ..The management of NS and the decision of when and how to anticoagulate the patient represent a teamwork challenge for physicians...
  28. doi request reprint The cardiac magnetic resonance in the diagnosis of cardiac Raynaud phenomenon in a patient with systemic sclerosis: case report and review of literature
    Silvia Quarta
    a Department of Clinical Medicine, Clinical Immunology Unit Scleroderma Center, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 12:251-5. 2016
    ..In this case report for the first time we have used Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) after cold test to demonstrate the presence of the C-RP. In addition we have shown that therapy with Iloprost can be used to reduce episodes of C-RP. ..
  29. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic evaluation of renal resistive index in patients with lupus nephritis: correlation with histologic findings
    Fabrizio Conti
    Lupus Clinic, Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Ultrasound Med Biol 40:2573-80. 2014
    ..009). In conclusion, we found a significant correlation between pathologic RI and class IV nephritis, suggesting a role for RI as a severity marker...
  30. doi request reprint Intravenous immunoglobulin in systemic capillary leak syndrome: a case report and review of literature
    Alessandro M Marra
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Clinical Immunology Unit, Rome, Italy
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 10:349-52. 2014
    ..He presented no acute episodes in a follow-up of 28 months. We describe prophylactic treatments for SCLS in literature and compare our patient to another 18 who received IVIg in follow-up...