Cristoforo Incorvaia

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Current and future applications of the anti-IgE antibody omalizumab
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Biologics 2:67-73. 2008
  2. ncbi Preventive capacity of allergen immunotherapy on the natural history of allergy
    C Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 54:71-4. 2013
  3. ncbi Efficacy of a questionnaire for allergy
    C Incorvaia
    Allergy Unit, ICP Hospital, Viale Molize 69, 20137 Milano, Italy
    Allergy 57:367-8. 2002
  4. ncbi Effects of sublingual immunotherapy on allergic inflammation
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 7:167-72. 2008
  5. ncbi Allergic inflammation and the oral mucosa
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 1:35-8. 2007
  6. pmc Impairment of small airways in COPD patients with frequent exacerbations and effects of treatment with tiotropium
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:123-6. 2008
  7. ncbi Incidence and characteristics of hospital-acquired pneumonia in a pulmonary rehabilitation setting
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR196-8. 2008
  8. ncbi Effectiveness of omalizumab in a patient with severe asthma and atopic dermatitis
    C Incorvaia
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation Dept, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 69:78-80. 2008
  9. ncbi Effects of replacing oxitropium with tiotropium on pulmonary function in patients with COPD: a randomized study
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Unit of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Via Bignami 1, Viale Molise 69, Milan, Italy
    Respir Med 101:476-80. 2007
  10. ncbi Dose dependence of efficacy and safety of subcutaneous immunotherapy
    C Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 65:41-3. 2006

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  1. pmc Current and future applications of the anti-IgE antibody omalizumab
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Biologics 2:67-73. 2008
    ..Finally, there are data indicating the usefulness of omalizumab when used in combination with allergen specific immunotherapy, in terms of reducing the adverse reactions to treatment and increasing the clinical efficacy...
  2. ncbi Preventive capacity of allergen immunotherapy on the natural history of allergy
    C Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 54:71-4. 2013
    ..An important role is played by allergen-specific T regulatory (Treg) cells, which produce suppressive cytokines such as IL-10 and TGF-beta...
  3. ncbi Efficacy of a questionnaire for allergy
    C Incorvaia
    Allergy Unit, ICP Hospital, Viale Molize 69, 20137 Milano, Italy
    Allergy 57:367-8. 2002
  4. ncbi Effects of sublingual immunotherapy on allergic inflammation
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 7:167-72. 2008
    ..Recent data obtained in biopsies clearly indicate that the pathophysiology of the oral mucosa, and in particular mucosal dendritic cells, plays a pivotal role in inducing tolerance to the administered allergen...
  5. ncbi Allergic inflammation and the oral mucosa
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 1:35-8. 2007
    ..These peculiar aspects and patents have important implications in treatment and prevention of allergic diseases...
  6. pmc Impairment of small airways in COPD patients with frequent exacerbations and effects of treatment with tiotropium
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:123-6. 2008
    ..Treatment with tiotropium in COPD subjects with frequent exacerbations proved to be effective in improving small airway impairment...
  7. ncbi Incidence and characteristics of hospital-acquired pneumonia in a pulmonary rehabilitation setting
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR196-8. 2008
    ..It is estimated to be approximately 0.5% to 1% in hospitalized subjects but higher in mechanically ventilated patients in intensive care units. The incidence of HAP in a pulmonary rehabilitation unit has not been investigated...
  8. ncbi Effectiveness of omalizumab in a patient with severe asthma and atopic dermatitis
    C Incorvaia
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation Dept, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 69:78-80. 2008
    ..These findings suggest the usefulness of omalizumab in patients with concomitant severe asthma and AD, also considering the pharmaco-economic balance obtained by withdrawing the multiple drugs used to treat both diseases...
  9. ncbi Effects of replacing oxitropium with tiotropium on pulmonary function in patients with COPD: a randomized study
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Unit of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Via Bignami 1, Viale Molise 69, Milan, Italy
    Respir Med 101:476-80. 2007
    ..We designed a study to compare the short-term efficacy of tiotropium bromide with that of oxitropium bromide in improving pulmonary function in patients with COPD...
  10. ncbi Dose dependence of efficacy and safety of subcutaneous immunotherapy
    C Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 65:41-3. 2006
    ..The dose dependency with respect to both efficacy and safety makes essential to accurately consider the risk/benefit ratio in each patient eligible for SCIT...
  11. ncbi [Cut-off level of glycosylated hemoglobin indicating the development of complications in type 2 diabetes mellitus]
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Medicina Riabilitativa II, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milano
    Recenti Prog Med 93:676-8. 2002
    ..The cut-off was identified at a glycated haemoglobin level of 7.95, showing a sensitivity of 74.8% and a specificity of 73.3%, which makes it a possible tool for evaluating the risk of complications in type 2 diabetes...
  12. pmc Development of a sublingual allergy vaccine for grass pollinosis
    Franco Frati
    Medical and Scientific Department, Stallergènes, Milan, Italy
    Drug Des Devel Ther 4:99-105. 2010
    ..The main mechanism of action is the interaction between dendritic cells of the oral mucosa and the subsequent tolerance induced in T-cells...
  13. doi Birch-apple syndrome treated with birch pollen immunotherapy
    Marina Mauro
    Allergy Unit, Sant Anna Hospital, Como, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 156:416-22. 2011
    ..We performed a randomized study on patients with birch-apple syndrome to evaluate the outcome of subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) and sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT)...
  14. ncbi Effects of sublingual immunotherapy on allergic inflammation: an update
    Mona Rita Yacoub
    Allergy and Immunology Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 11:285-91. 2012
    ..Data obtained from biopsies clearly indicate that the pathophysiology of the oral mucosa, with particular importance for mucosal DCs, plays a crucial role in inducing tolerance to the administered allergen...
  15. ncbi New applications for sublingual immunotherapy in allergy
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 3:113-7. 2009
    ..This article also discusses some patent related to the field...
  16. ncbi Treating allergic rhinitis by sublingual immunotherapy: a review
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Pneumologia riabilitativa, AO Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 48:172-6. 2012
    ..Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) was proposed in the 1990s as an option to traditional, subcutaneous immunotherapy...
  17. doi Development of an allergen extract for sublingual immunotherapy--evaluation of Staloral
    Franco Frati
    Scientific and Medical Department, Stallergenes Italia, Milan, Italy
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 9:1207-15. 2009
    ..The main mechanism of action is the interaction with dendritic cells of the oral mucosa and the subsequent tolerance induced in T cells...
  18. pmc Effects of pulmonary rehabilitation on exercise capacity in patients with COPD: a number needed to treat study
    Gian Galeazzo Riario-Sforza
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 4:315-9. 2009
    ..We evaluated the number needed to treat (NNT) to achieve an increase in physical capacity, as defined by a significant improvement in the six-minute walk test (6MWT) in patients with COPD undergoing PR...
  19. doi Diagnosis of chronic rhinosinusitis
    Gualtiero Leo
    Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Pathophysiology Unit, Buzzi Children s Hospital, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Via Castelvetro 32, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23:20-6. 2012
    ..Other associated disorders requiring investigation are recurrent or persistent otitis media and difficult asthma...
  20. ncbi Sinus imaging for diagnosis of chronic rhinosinusitis in children
    Gualtiero Leo
    Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Pathophysiology Unit, Buzzi Children s Hospital, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Via Castelvetro 32, 20154 Milan, Italy
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 12:136-43. 2012
    ..A combination of CT and MRI is useful in cases of diagnostic difficulties,especially when complications are involved...
  21. ncbi Hypersensitivity to Hymenoptera venom: advances in diagnosis and implications for treatment
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 5:128-35. 2011
    ..This review also presents patents on new trends in therapies for the management of hypersensitivity to hymenoptera venom...
  22. pmc Requirements for acquiring a high-quality house dust mite extract for allergen immunotherapy
    Franco Frati
    Medical and Scientific and Regulatory Department, Stallergènes, Milan, Italy
    Drug Des Devel Ther 6:117-23. 2012
    ..The performance of Staloral 300 may provide optimal conditions for an effective and safe sublingual immunotherapy in patients with mite-induced respiratory allergy...
  23. doi Safety of hymenoptera venom immunotherapy: a systematic review
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Via Bignami 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:2527-32. 2011
    ..The efficacy of venom immunotherapy (VIT) in patients with insect sting allergy is not questioned. However, its safety, especially when honeybee is used, is a matter of concern...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. doi The possible influence of the environment on respiratory allergy: a survey on immigrants to Italy
    Carlo Lombardi
    Allergy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Hospital, Brescia, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 106:407-11. 2011
    ..Respiratory allergy is influenced and determined by genetic and environmental factors. Migration is a good model to indirectly evaluate the possible influence of environment...
  26. doi Effectiveness of high dose sublingual immunotherapy to induce a stepdown of seasonal asthma: a pilot study
    Susanna Voltolini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Allergy Unit, San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:37-40. 2010
    ..We evaluated the effects of a high dose birch SLIT on birch-induced rhinitis and asthma in a controlled study...
  27. ncbi The clinical stage of allergic rhinitis is correlated to inflammation as detected by nasal cytology
    Matteo Gelardi
    University Department of Otolaryngology, Bari, Italy
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 10:472-6. 2011
    ....
  28. doi Omalizumab, an anti-immunoglobulin E antibody: state of the art
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Drug Des Devel Ther 8:197-207. 2014
    ..Consequently, any other prescription can only be off-label. However, it is reasonable to expect that the use of omalizumab will be approved for particularly important indications, such as anaphylaxis, in the near future. ..
  29. doi Long-term efficacy of allergen immunotherapy: what do we expect?
    Franco Frati
    Medical and Scientific Department, Stallergènes, Milan, Italy
    Immunotherapy 5:131-3. 2013
    ..Thus, 3 years is likely to be an adequate duration of SIT; however, studies with more prolonged follow-up periods are needed to investigate the persistence of the clinical benefit over time...
  30. doi Allergen immunotherapy: how to balance the different views from pulmonologists and allergists?
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, ICP Hospital, Via Bignami 1 Milan, Italy
    Immunotherapy 4:853-7. 2012
    ..A reappraisal of the significance of the allergen-specific bronchial challenge could represent a further factor suggesting AIT as a reliable option...
  31. pmc The current role of sublingual immunotherapy in the treatment of allergic rhinitis in adults and children
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    J Asthma Allergy 4:13-7. 2011
    ..This is often overlooked in the current practice and may prevent the same success reported by trials from being achieved...
  32. pmc Adherence issues related to sublingual immunotherapy as perceived by allergists
    Silvia Scurati
    Scientific and Medical Department, Stallergènes, Milan, Italy
    Patient Prefer Adherence 4:141-5. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the perception by allergists of issues related to SLIT adherence...
  33. pmc Patient's compliance with allergen immunotherapy
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Patient Prefer Adherence 2:247-51. 2008
    ..Allergen immunotherapy (IT) is an effective treatment of respiratory allergy, but requires strict rules of performance. This makes compliance particularly relevant, but thus far only a few studies have investigated this issue...
  34. ncbi Pulmonary rehabilitation as evaluated by clinical trials: an overview
    Gian Galeazzo Riario-Sforza
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Rev Recent Clin Trials 5:76-84. 2010
    ..An appropriate consideration of the PR is essential to ensure optimal management of COPD, in particular when patients have respiratory symptoms that lead to a decrease in physical activity...
  35. ncbi Practice parameters for sublingual immunotherapy
    C Ortolani
    Casa di Cura Ambrosiana, Cesano Boscone, Milan, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 65:44-6. 2006
    ..A duration of SLIT of 3-5 years is recommended to ensure a long-lasting clinical effect after the treatment has been terminated (grade C)...
  36. pmc Sublingual immunotherapy in allergic asthma: Current evidence and needs to meet
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Med 5:128-32. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi Anaphylaxis: an update on its understanding and management
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 4:124-9. 2010
    ..The article also presented some promising patents on anaphylaxis...
  38. ncbi Diagnosis and management of acute rhinosinusitis in children
    Gualtiero Leo
    Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Pathophysiology Unit, Vittore Buzzi Children s Hospital, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Via Castelvetro 32, 20154 Milan, Italy
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 9:232-7. 2009
    ..Topical corticosteroids may reduce nasal edema and improve ostial drainage and ventilation of the sinus...
  39. ncbi Reappraising the role of radiography in the diagnosis of chronic rhinosinusitis
    Gualtiero Leo
    Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Pathophysiology Unit, Vittore Buzzi Children s Hospital, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Rhinology 47:271-4. 2009
    ..To revaluate the role of radiography in the diagnosis of chronic rhinosinutis, versus the currently suggested standards of computed tomography (CT) or nasal endoscopy...
  40. ncbi Oral reactions to sublingual immunotherapy: a bioptic study
    F Marcucci
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Via Bignami 1, 20100 Milan, Italy
    Allergy 62:1475-7. 2007
  41. pmc Specific immunotherapy by the sublingual route for respiratory allergy
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 6:29. 2010
    ..In fact, a number of studies showed that SLIT may be very beneficial to the healthcare system, especially when its effectiveness persists after treatment withdrawal because of the induced immunologic changes...
  42. pmc Skin reaction to inhaled tiotropium bromide: a case report
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Department of Allergy Pulmonary Rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Med Case Reports 5:119. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  43. pmc Lack of neo-sensitization to Pen a 1 in patients treated with mite sublingual immunotherapy
    Renato E Rossi
    Allergy Unit, National Health Service, Rete di Allergologia Regione Piemonte, Cuneo 1, Italy
    Clin Mol Allergy 8:4. 2010
    ..Some studies reported the possible induction of food allergy, caused by neo-sensitization to cross-reacting allergens, during immunotherapy with aeroallergens, while other studies ruled out such possibility...
  44. doi Toxocariasis resulting in seeming allergy
    Rosanna Qualizza
    Allergy Service, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milano, Milan, Italy
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 8:161-4. 2009
    ....
  45. ncbi Economic aspects of sublingual immunotherapy
    C Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 22:27-30. 2009
    ..Although the number of studies is still limited, the available data support a SLIT effect on sparing costs for respiratory allergy...
  46. pmc Allergy and the skin
    C Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Immunol 153:27-9. 2008
    ..Skin-homing is another crucial event in AD, mediated by the cutaneous lymphocyte-associated antigens (CLA) receptor, which characterizes T cell subpopulations with different roles in AD and asthma...
  47. ncbi Chronic sinusitis and atopy: a cross-sectional study
    G Leo
    Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Physiopathology Unit, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 38:361-3. 2006
    ..The role of allergic sensitization in chronic sinusitis in childhood is currently unclear, as contrasting results were reported in the studies thus far available...
  48. ncbi Prevalence of allergic reactions to Hymenoptera stings in northern Italy
    C Incorvaia
    Allergy Rheumatology Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 36:372-4. 2004
    ..8% in the general population agrees with the data reported from a number of countries with temperate climate. The prevalence of 4.5% in foresters attributed to this population a risk only slightly increased...
  49. ncbi Food allergy as defined by component resolved diagnosis
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Via Bignami 1, Milan, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 8:59-73. 2014
    ..Moreover, identifying the real causative allergens will be crucial when allergen immunotherapy for food allergy will be introduced in the near future. We also address patents concerning food allergens in this review. ..
  50. pmc Shrinking the room for invasive ventilation in hypercapnic respiratory failure
    Paolo Scarpazza
    Pneumology Unit, Ospedale Civile, Vimercate, Milan, Italy
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 8:135-7. 2013
    ..This suggests that the use of invasive mechanical ventilation may be further reduced, with a decrease in its known complications as well...
  51. pmc Chloramine-induced anaphylaxis while showering: a case report
    Simona D'Alò
    Allergy Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Med Case Rep 6:324. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  52. pmc Seroprevalence of IgG anti-Toxocara species antibodies in a population of patients with suspected allergy
    Rosanna Qualizza
    Allergy Service, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Int J Gen Med 4:783-7. 2011
    ....
  53. pmc Allergy as an organ and a systemic disease
    S Pucci
    Allergy Unit, Ospedale Civile, Civitanova Marche, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Immunol 153:1-2. 2008
    ..They include the antigen presenting cells, the homing of T cells, the cytokine and chemokine pattern, and the adhesion molecules...
  54. ncbi The safety of sublingual-swallow immunotherapy: an analysis of published studies
    G B Gidaro
    Stallergènes, Scientific Department, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:565-71. 2005
    ..This aspect deserves particular mention when a higher dose of allergen extract than traditional subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) is required to be effective: that may be up to 500 times that employed for SCIT...
  55. ncbi Pharmacoeconomics of subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy
    C Incorvaia
    Allergologia, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 39:17-20. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi Sinusitis and Eustachian tube dysfunction in children
    G Leo
    Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Physiopathology Unit, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:35-9. 2007
    ..015). The decrease in the rate of Eustachian tube dysfunction with age is likely to be associated with the anatomic development of the upper airways, while the presence of atopy does not seem to play a role in their occurrence...
  57. ncbi Cat-pork syndrome: a case report with a thee years follow-up
    E Savi
    Allergy Unit, G da Saliceto Hospital, Piacenza, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 38:366-8. 2006
    ..These findings provide some knowledge on the natural history of the cat-pork syndrome, and confirm that very prolonged avoidance of the offending foods are needed to expect a loss of sensitization...
  58. ncbi Chronic rhinosinusitis and allergy
    G Leo
    Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Physiopathology Unit, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:19-21. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi Anaphylaxis to the anticoagulant acid citrate dextrose
    G Sterza
    ICP Hospital Allergy Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Milan, Italy
    Allergy 62:90-1. 2007
  60. ncbi Rush desensitization to allopurynol
    F Nitti
    Rheumatology Allergy Unit, ICP Hospital, Via Bignami, 1 20100 Milano, Italy
    Allergy 58:690. 2003
  61. ncbi Comparison of efficacy, safety and immunologic effects of subcutaneous and sublingual immunotherapy in birch pollinosis: a randomized study
    M Mauro
    Allergy Unit, Sant Anna Hospital, Como, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 39:119-22. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and immunological effects of SCIT and SLIT in pollinosis induced by Betulaceae...
  62. ncbi [A survey on current attitudes to smoking in health care workers in Italy]
    C Incorvaia
    Pneumologia riabilitativa, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milano
    Med Lav 99:212-5. 2008
    ..This may have a negative impact in the process of recognizing smoking as the major avoidable cause of morbidity and mortality...
  63. ncbi The clinical spectrum of rhinosinusitis in children
    G Leo
    Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Pathophysiology Unit, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:24-8. 2010
    ....
  64. ncbi Mucosal immunization application to allergic disease: sublingual immunotherapy
    Franco Frati
    Department of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Pediatric Sciences, University of Perugia, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:35-9. 2007
    ..Another characteristic of sublingual immunization is the absence of effectors cells, viz., mast cells, basophils, and eosinophils, in the oral mucosa of allergic subjects, which account for the excellent tolerability of SLIT...
  65. ncbi [Role of measurement of nitric oxide in respiratory diseases]
    Valerio Pravettoni
    Recenti Prog Med 99:258-62. 2008
    ....
  66. ncbi Comparison of costs of sublingual immunotherapy and drug treatment in grass-pollen induced allergy: results from the SIMAP database study
    Patrizia Berto
    School of Pharmacy, University of Padova, Italy PBE Consulting, Verona, Italy
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:261-6. 2008
    ....
  67. ncbi Children's compliance with allergen immunotherapy according to administration routes
    Giovanni Battista Pajno
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:1380-1. 2005
  68. ncbi Pharmacoeconomics of allergen immunotherapy compared with symptomatic drug treatment in patients with allergic rhinitis and asthma
    Renato Ariano
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, General Hospital, Bordighera, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:159-63. 2006
    ..These findings confirm some previous observations in studies from Germany and the United States that subcutaneous immunotherapy has significant economic advantages over antiallergic drug treatment in the long term...