Andrea Tura

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Affiliation: Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Recommended number of strides for automatic assessment of gait symmetry and regularity in above-knee amputees by means of accelerometry and autocorrelation analysis
    Andrea Tura
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padova, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:11. 2012
  2. pmc Sodium concentration measurement during hemodialysis through ion-exchange resin and conductivity measure approach: in vitro experiments
    Andrea Tura
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e69227. 2013
  3. pmc Progression to type 2 diabetes in women with former gestational diabetes: time trajectories of metabolic parameters
    Andrea Tura
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e50419. 2012
  4. pmc A low frequency electromagnetic sensor for indirect measurement of glucose concentration: in vitro experiments in different conductive solutions
    Andrea Tura
    ISIB CNR, Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padua, Italy
    Sensors (Basel) 10:5346-58. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Non-esterified fatty acid dynamics during oral glucose tolerance test in women with former gestational diabetes
    A Tura
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering ISIB CNR, Padua, Italy
    Diabet Med 29:351-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Estimation of prehepatic insulin secretion: comparison between standardized C-peptide and insulin kinetic models
    Andrea Tura
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    Metabolism 61:434-43. 2012
  7. pmc Gait symmetry and regularity in transfemoral amputees assessed by trunk accelerations
    Andrea Tura
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:4. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Impedance spectroscopy of solutions at physiological glucose concentrations
    A Tura
    ISIB CNR, Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padova, Italy
    Biophys Chem 129:235-41. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Shape of glucose, insulin, C-peptide curves during a 3-h oral glucose tolerance test: any relationship with the degree of glucose tolerance?
    Andrea Tura
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 300:R941-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint A telemedicine instrument for home monitoring of patients with chronic respiratory diseases
    Andrea Tura
    Istituto di Ingegneria Biomedica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padova, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 43:101-9. 2007

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  1. pmc Recommended number of strides for automatic assessment of gait symmetry and regularity in above-knee amputees by means of accelerometry and autocorrelation analysis
    Andrea Tura
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padova, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:11. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Sodium concentration measurement during hemodialysis through ion-exchange resin and conductivity measure approach: in vitro experiments
    Andrea Tura
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e69227. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Progression to type 2 diabetes in women with former gestational diabetes: time trajectories of metabolic parameters
    Andrea Tura
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e50419. 2012
    ..In conclusion, in fGDM, marked deterioration of insulin sensitivity is associated with diabetes onset. Prevention strategies aimed at opposing to the insulin sensitivity derangement may be particularly beneficial...
  4. pmc A low frequency electromagnetic sensor for indirect measurement of glucose concentration: in vitro experiments in different conductive solutions
    Andrea Tura
    ISIB CNR, Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padua, Italy
    Sensors (Basel) 10:5346-58. 2010
    ..22 mV/(mg/dL). Our proposed system may thus be useful in a new approach for non-invasive and non-contact glucose monitoring...
  5. doi request reprint Non-esterified fatty acid dynamics during oral glucose tolerance test in women with former gestational diabetes
    A Tura
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering ISIB CNR, Padua, Italy
    Diabet Med 29:351-8. 2012
    ..Here, we examined the response of non-esterified fatty acid dynamics to oral glucose loading (oral glucose tolerance test)...
  6. doi request reprint Estimation of prehepatic insulin secretion: comparison between standardized C-peptide and insulin kinetic models
    Andrea Tura
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    Metabolism 61:434-43. 2012
    ..The insulin-based ISR method compares favorably with the C-peptide approach. The method will be particularly useful in data sets lacking C-peptide to assess β-cell function through models requiring prehepatic secretion...
  7. pmc Gait symmetry and regularity in transfemoral amputees assessed by trunk accelerations
    Andrea Tura
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:4. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate a method based on a single accelerometer for the assessment of gait symmetry and regularity in subjects wearing lower limb prostheses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impedance spectroscopy of solutions at physiological glucose concentrations
    A Tura
    ISIB CNR, Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padova, Italy
    Biophys Chem 129:235-41. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Shape of glucose, insulin, C-peptide curves during a 3-h oral glucose tolerance test: any relationship with the degree of glucose tolerance?
    Andrea Tura
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 300:R941-8. 2011
    ..WHOSH(CP) (WHole-Ogtt-SHape-index) may be a powerful index of β-cell function much simpler than model-based indices...
  10. ncbi request reprint A telemedicine instrument for home monitoring of patients with chronic respiratory diseases
    Andrea Tura
    Istituto di Ingegneria Biomedica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padova, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 43:101-9. 2007
    ..The instrument was extensively tested, and preliminary trials were performed over fifteen patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis...
  11. doi request reprint Noninvasive glycaemia monitoring: background, traditional findings, and novelties in the recent clinical trials
    Andrea Tura
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering of the National Research Council, Padua, Italy
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 11:607-12. 2008
    ..The aim of the present review is to briefly present the main technologies in the field and the devices recently developed based on them...
  12. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive glucose monitoring: assessment of technologies and devices according to quantitative criteria
    Andrea Tura
    Metabolic Unit, ISIB CNR, Padua, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:16-40. 2007
    ..Conclusions of the review were that, despite some interesting and promising technologies and devices, a satisfactory solution to the non-invasive glucose monitoring problem still requires further efforts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Wireless home monitoring and health care activity management through the Internet in patients with chronic diseases
    Andrea Tura
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padua, Italy
    Med Inform Internet Med 30:241-53. 2005
    ..At the end, although some improvements were suggested, good acceptance was detected, and 78% of patients and families claimed to be interested in further use of the platform...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impaired beta-cell function in lean normotolerant former gestational diabetic women
    A Tura
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, CNR, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 36:22-8. 2006
    ..Former gestational diabetes (fGDM) constitutes a risk condition for the development of Type 2 diabetes. Former gestational diabetes is often characterized by obesity and hyperglycaemia, which may be concomitant and independent risk factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint A multi-functional, portable device with wireless transmission for home monitoring of children with a learning disability
    A Tura
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    J Telemed Telecare 10:298-302. 2004
    ..The monitoring device identified events of possible clinical interest. Although it was designed for monitoring children with a learning disability, it may also be useful with other groups, such as elderly people...
  16. pmc Influence of hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance on in vivo β-cell function: their role in human β-cell dysfunction
    Andrea Mari
    National Research Council Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Padova, Italy
    Diabetes 60:3141-7. 2011
    ..We have tested whether insulin exposure and insulin sensitivity modulate β-cell function in subjects with normal glucose tolerance (NGT) and whether they contribute to dysglycemia in impaired glucose regulation (IGR)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Basal and dynamic proinsulin-insulin relationship to assess beta-cell function during OGTT in metabolic disorders
    Andrea Tura
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padua, Italy
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 285:E155-62. 2003
    ..43 +/- 0.08, 0.61 +/- 0.10, and 0.56 +/- 0.03 in NGT, IGT, and T2DM subjects, respectively, P < 0.0001). Impaired beta-cell function in T2DM could then be indicated by proinsulin-to-insulin indexes at both basal and dynamic phases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Insulinogenic indices from insulin and C-peptide: comparison of beta-cell function from OGTT and IVGTT
    Andrea Tura
    Metabolic Unit, ISIB CNR, Corso Stati Uniti, Padova, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 72:298-301. 2006
    ..However, the weaker correlation of the C-peptide index with the more accurate index from the IVGTT suggests that it should be used with caution. The index at 60 min can be used as surrogate of IGI, but not the indices at 90 and 120 min...
  19. doi request reprint Delta2D and Proteomweaver: Performance evaluation of two different approaches for 2-DE analysis
    Renato Millioni
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Metabolism, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Electrophoresis 31:1311-7. 2010
    ..The differences between ease of use and workflow strategy of these programs is discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Value of the intravenous and oral glucose tolerance tests for detecting subtle impairments in insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in former gestational diabetes
    A Tura
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, CNR, Padua, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 69:237-43. 2008
    ..Our aim was to study insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function with two independent glucose tolerance tests in fGDM women divided according to their glucose tolerance...
  21. ncbi request reprint A Markov chain probability model of glucose tolerance in post gestational diabetes follow up study
    Angela Grassi
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Italian National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:1155-9. 2010
    ..Women with normal glucose tolerance after partum will have a high probability (0.80) to be in the same state three years after...
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessing insulin secretion by modeling in multiple-meal tests: role of potentiation
    Andrea Mari
    C N R National Research Council Institute of Systems Science and Biomedical Engineering, Padua, Italy
    Diabetes 51:S221-6. 2002
    ..Use of the model in patients with type 2 diabetes retrieves known defects in insulin secretion but also uncovers new facets of beta-cell dysfunction...
  23. pmc Alterations in gastrointestinal, endocrine, and metabolic processes after bariatric Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery
    Christian Heinz Anderwald
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padua, Italy
    Diabetes Care 35:2580-7. 2012
    ..Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery induces excessive and continuous weight loss in (morbid) obesity, although it causes several abnormal anatomical and physiological conditions...
  24. pmc Insulin infusion during normoglycemia modulates insulin secretion according to whole-body insulin sensitivity
    Christian Anderwald
    Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    Diabetes Care 34:437-41. 2011
    ..Thus, we aimed to evaluate short-term effects of human insulin infusion on insulin secretion during normoglycemia in healthy humans and T2DM subjects of both sex...
  25. pmc Adequately adapted insulin secretion and decreased hepatic insulin extraction cause elevated insulin concentrations in insulin resistant non-diabetic adrenal incidentaloma patients
    Christian Heinz Anderwald
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Metabolic Unit, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Research Council ISIB CNR, Padua, Italy Mariahilf Community Pharmacy, Arnoldstein, Austria Medical Direction, Specialized Hospital Complex Agathenhof, Micheldorf, Austria
    PLoS ONE 8:e77326. 2013
    ..Insulin-resistance is commonly found in adrenal incidentaloma (AI) patients. However, little is known about beta-cell secretion in AI, because comparisons are difficult, since beta-cell-function varies with altered insulin-sensitivity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impaired beta cell glucose sensitivity rather than inadequate compensation for insulin resistance is the dominant defect in glucose intolerance
    A Mari
    ISIB CNR, Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padua, Italy
    Diabetologia 53:749-56. 2010
    ..e. impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose...
  27. ncbi request reprint Relationships between insulin secretion after intravenous and oral glucose administration in subjects with glucose tolerance ranging from normal to overt diabetes
    A Mari
    C N R Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Padua, Italy
    Diabet Med 25:671-7. 2008
    ..To elucidate this phenomenon, we examined the relationships between fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and the secretory responses to an IVGTT and an oral glucose test (OGTT)...
  28. doi request reprint An empirical index of insulin sensitivity from short IVGTT: validation against the minimal model and glucose clamp indices in patients with different clinical characteristics
    A Tura
    Metabolic Unit, ISIB CNR, 35127 Padova, Italy
    Diabetologia 53:144-52. 2010
    ..However minimal model analysis requires a 3 h test and relevant expertise to run the mathematical model. The aim of this study was to suggest a simple predictor of minimal model analysis index using only 1 h IVGTT...
  29. ncbi request reprint The inter- and intra-operator variability in manual spot segmentation and its effect on spot quantitation in two-dimensional electrophoresis analysis
    Renato Millioni
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Chair of Metabolism, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Electrophoresis 31:1739-42. 2010
    ..For comparative studies, we suggest separately analysing spots which have been manually segmented by imposing a requirement for at least a threefold difference in spot intensity in addition to use of statistical tests...
  30. ncbi request reprint Improved usability of the minimal model of insulin sensitivity based on an automated approach and genetic algorithms for parameter estimation
    Umberto Morbiducci
    Department of Mechanics, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
    Clin Sci (Lond) 112:257-63. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Increased plasma amylin in type 1 diabetic patients after kidney and pancreas transplantation: A sign of impaired beta-cell function?
    Marietta Stadler
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Metabolic Diseases and Nutrition, Vienna
    Diabetes Care 29:1031-8. 2006
    ..After successful pancreas-kidney transplantation (PKT), type 1 diabetic patients may revert to a nondiabetic metabolism without exogenous insulin therapy and re-secrete all beta-cell hormones...
  32. ncbi request reprint Improvement of insulin resistance and early atherosclerosis in patients after gastric banding
    Ursula Hanusch-Enserer
    Department of Internal Medicine V, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria
    Obes Res 12:284-91. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effect of massive weight loss on insulin sensitivity, soluble adhesion molecules, and markers of the insulin resistance syndrome (IRS)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Increased intramyocellular lipid concentration identifies impaired glucose metabolism in women with previous gestational diabetes
    Alexandra Kautzky-Willer
    Department of Internal Medicine III, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Vienna, Austria
    Diabetes 52:244-51. 2003
    ..IMCL could serve as an additional parameter of increased diabetes risk because it identifies insulin-resistant pGDM and those who were diagnosed earlier and/or required insulin during pregnancy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Common variants of the novel type 2 diabetes genes CDKAL1 and HHEX/IDE are associated with decreased pancreatic beta-cell function
    Laura Pascoe
    Diabetes Research Group, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabetes 56:3101-4. 2007
    ..Our objective was to explore the relationships between the diabetes-associated alleles and measures of beta-cell function and whole-body insulin sensitivity...
  35. ncbi request reprint Visfatin response to glucose is reduced in women with gestational diabetes mellitus
    Dominik G Haider
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna, Allgemeines Krankenhaus Wien, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Diabetes Care 30:1889-91. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Impaired vascular nitric oxide bioactivity in women with previous gestational diabetes
    Johannes Pleiner
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:483-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to identify factors other than GDM that impair vascular function...