Giampiero Porzio

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Acupuncture in the treatment of menopause-related symptoms in women taking tamoxifen
    Giampiero Porzio
    Medical Oncology Unit, University of L Aquila, Italy
    Tumori 88:128-30. 2002
  2. ncbi Hiccup in patients with advanced cancer successfully treated with gabapentin: report of three cases
    Giampiero Porzio
    Supportive Care and Rehabilitation Unit, Medical Oncology Department, University of L Aquila, Italy
    N Z Med J 116:U605. 2003
  3. ncbi Pruritus in a patient with advanced cancer successfully treated with continuous infusion of granisetron
    Giampiero Porzio
    Supportive Care and Rehabilitation Unit, Medical Oncology Department, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 12:208-9. 2004
  4. ncbi Gabapentin in the treatment of severe sweating experienced by advanced cancer patients
    Giampiero Porzio
    Supportive Care Task Force, Medical Oncology Department, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 14:389-91. 2006
  5. ncbi Assessment and treatment of symptoms among Italian medical oncologists
    Giampiero Porzio
    Medical Oncology Department, Supportive Care Task Force, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 13:865-9. 2005
  6. ncbi The Supportive Care Task Force at the University of L'Aquila: 2-years experience
    Giampiero Porzio
    Medical Oncology Department, Supportive Care Task Force, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 13:351-5. 2005
  7. ncbi Pain evaluation and management: a survey of Italian radiotherapists
    Giampiero Porzio
    Supportive Care and Rehabilitation Unit, Medical Oncology Department, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 13:215-8. 2005
  8. doi Integrating oncology and palliative home care in Italy: the experience of the "L'Aquila per la Vita" Home Care Unit
    Giampiero Porzio
    L Aquila per Vita Home Care Unit, L Aquila, Italy
    Tumori 99:225-8. 2013
  9. ncbi Gabapentin in the treatment of hiccups in patients with advanced cancer: a 5-year experience
    Giampiero Porzio
    Medical Oncology Department, Hospital San Salvatore, 67100 L Aquila, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 33:179-80. 2010
  10. doi Efficacy and safety of deep, continuous palliative sedation at home: a retrospective, single-institution study
    Giampiero Porzio
    L Aquila per la Vita Home Care Service, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 18:77-81. 2010

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Publications28

  1. ncbi Acupuncture in the treatment of menopause-related symptoms in women taking tamoxifen
    Giampiero Porzio
    Medical Oncology Unit, University of L Aquila, Italy
    Tumori 88:128-30. 2002
    ..Confirmatory studies with a larger number of patients and with a placebo-treated group are warranted...
  2. ncbi Hiccup in patients with advanced cancer successfully treated with gabapentin: report of three cases
    Giampiero Porzio
    Supportive Care and Rehabilitation Unit, Medical Oncology Department, University of L Aquila, Italy
    N Z Med J 116:U605. 2003
  3. ncbi Pruritus in a patient with advanced cancer successfully treated with continuous infusion of granisetron
    Giampiero Porzio
    Supportive Care and Rehabilitation Unit, Medical Oncology Department, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 12:208-9. 2004
    ..Confirmatory studies with a control group are warranted to confirm these preliminary results...
  4. ncbi Gabapentin in the treatment of severe sweating experienced by advanced cancer patients
    Giampiero Porzio
    Supportive Care Task Force, Medical Oncology Department, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 14:389-91. 2006
    ..Gabapentin seems to be a safe and effective treatment for idiopathic sweating in advanced cancer patients. Further studies are warranted to confirm or refute these results...
  5. ncbi Assessment and treatment of symptoms among Italian medical oncologists
    Giampiero Porzio
    Medical Oncology Department, Supportive Care Task Force, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 13:865-9. 2005
    ..This work was conducted to evaluate symptoms assessment and use of patient-tailored protocols in clinical practice among Italian medical oncologists...
  6. ncbi The Supportive Care Task Force at the University of L'Aquila: 2-years experience
    Giampiero Porzio
    Medical Oncology Department, Supportive Care Task Force, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 13:351-5. 2005
    ..Two hundred twenty patients were discharged: 142 (49.8%) home; 76 (26.7%) to the Home Care Service and two (0.7%) to others units of the hospital. Sixty-five (22.8%) died in our unit...
  7. ncbi Pain evaluation and management: a survey of Italian radiotherapists
    Giampiero Porzio
    Supportive Care and Rehabilitation Unit, Medical Oncology Department, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 13:215-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the knowledge possessed and the attitudes held by Italian radiotherapists regarding evaluation and treatment of pain...
  8. doi Integrating oncology and palliative home care in Italy: the experience of the "L'Aquila per la Vita" Home Care Unit
    Giampiero Porzio
    L Aquila per Vita Home Care Unit, L Aquila, Italy
    Tumori 99:225-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a home care program, closely integrated with a medical oncology department...
  9. ncbi Gabapentin in the treatment of hiccups in patients with advanced cancer: a 5-year experience
    Giampiero Porzio
    Medical Oncology Department, Hospital San Salvatore, 67100 L Aquila, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 33:179-80. 2010
    ..To evaluate safety and efficacy of gabapentin in the treatment of severe chronic hiccups in patients with advanced cancer...
  10. doi Efficacy and safety of deep, continuous palliative sedation at home: a retrospective, single-institution study
    Giampiero Porzio
    L Aquila per la Vita Home Care Service, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 18:77-81. 2010
    ..The goal of this study is to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of palliative sedation at home (PSH) to approach refractory symptoms in dying cancer patients...
  11. ncbi Use of strong opioids in advanced cancer pain: a randomized trial
    Franco Marinangeli
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:409-16. 2004
    ..041). Strong opioids were safe and well-tolerated, with no development of tolerance or serious adverse events. These data suggest the utility of strong opioids for first-line treatment of pain in patients with terminal cancer...
  12. doi Triplet chemotherapy in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer: toward the best way to safely administer a highly active regimen in clinical practice
    Corrado Ficorella
    Medical Oncology, S Salvatore Hospital, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 11:229-37. 2012
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  13. doi Can malignant bowel obstruction in advanced cancer patients be treated at home?
    Giampiero Porzio
    L Aquila per la Vita Home Care Unit, L Aquila, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 19:431-3. 2011
    ..Based on our results, a combination of drugs with different mechanisms of action allows an effective and safe treatment for MBO at home. Further studies with larger number of patients are warranted to confirm these preliminary data...
  14. ncbi Inappropriate doses of chemotherapy in Italian breast cancer patients enrolled in clinical trials
    Enzo Ballatori
    Department of Internal Medicine and Public Health, University of L Aquila, Italy
    Tumori 93:540-3. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the incidence of undertreatment and to detect clinical and nonclinical factors able to explain its variability...
  15. ncbi Apoptosis induced by oxaliplatin in human colon cancer HCT15 cell line
    Paolo Marchetti
    Department of Experimental Medicine, University of L Aquila, Via Vetoio 10, Coppito 2, 67100 L Aquila, Italy
    Anticancer Res 24:219-26. 2004
    ..However, the mechanisms by which the damage induced by L-OHP triggers a death signal are not yet fully defined...
  16. ncbi Safety and effectiveness of intravenous morphine for episodic breakthrough pain in patients receiving transdermal buprenorphine
    Sebastiano Mercadante
    Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, La Maddalena Cancer Center, Palermo, Italy
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:175-9. 2006
    ..The occurrence of adverse effects for each episode treated was not frequent and intensity was not relevant. IV-MO was effective and safe in most cancer patients receiving TTS-BUP who experienced pain exacerbation...
  17. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes of Italian medical oncology residents toward the approach and treatment of pain
    Giampiero Porzio
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:590-2. 2003
  18. doi Sustained-release oral morphine versus transdermal fentanyl and oral methadone in cancer pain management
    Sebastiano Mercadante
    Pain Relief and Palliative Care Unit, La Maddalena Cancer Center, Via San Lorenzo 312, 90146 Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Pain 12:1040-6. 2008
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  19. pmc Physical exercise and quality of life in breast cancer survivors
    Marco Valenti
    Biostatistics, Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Movement, Sport Science, Department of Medicine, Public Health, University of L Aquila L Aquila, Italy
    Int J Med Sci 5:24-8. 2008
    ..Need clearly results for inclusion of physical activity programs in comprehensive, complementary treatment regimes for breast cancer patients in Italian oncology departments...
  20. doi Morphine in the treatment of incident pain triggered by vinorelbine infusion
    Giampiero Porzio
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:238-9. 2008
  21. ncbi Timed-flat infusion of 5-fluorouracil associated with docetaxel as first-line treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer
    Anna Iolanda Rispoli
    Breast J 14:116-7. 2008
  22. ncbi Opioids applied topically to painful cutaneous malignant ulcers in a palliative care setting
    Giovambattista Zeppetella
    St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, Essex
    J Opioid Manag 3:161-6. 2007
  23. ncbi Effective analgesic score: a "marker" of the effects of chemotherapy on pain in advanced cancer patients?
    Giampiero Porzio
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:339-42. 2007
  24. ncbi The palliative prognostic score and survival in patients with advanced solid tumors receiving chemotherapy
    Davide Tassinari
    Department of Oncology, City Hospital, Rimini, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 16:359-70. 2008
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of the Palliative Prognostic Score (PaP score) in selecting metastatic gastrointestinal or nonsmall-cell lung cancer patients candidate to palliative chemotherapy...
  25. ncbi Is there still a role for the uniscale assessment of quality of life?
    Enzo Ballatori
    Medical Statistics Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Public Health University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 93:78-81. 2007
    ..To obtain proof of external validity of the visual analogue scale and re-evaluate the use of this instrument in assessing cancer patients' quality of life...
  26. ncbi Efficacy of pregabalin in the management of cetuximab-related itch
    Giampiero Porzio
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:397-8. 2006
  27. ncbi Topical morphine in the treatment of painful ulcers
    Giampiero Porzio
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:304-5. 2005
  28. ncbi Switching from transdermal drugs: an observational "N of 1" study of fentanyl and buprenorphine
    Sebastiano Mercadante
    Pain Relief and Palliative Care Unit, La Maddalena Cancer Center, Palermo, Italy
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:532-8. 2007
    ..Further studies should be performed to gather data about the use of TTS BU with other opioids, at different doses, and in different clinical conditions...