Nicola Leone

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Natural history of hepatitis C virus infection: from chronic hepatitis to cirrhosis, to hepatocellular carcinoma
    N Leone
    Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 51:31-46. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cirrhotic patients
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Dig Surg 18:449-52. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Surgery for carcinoma of the gallbladder. Our experience
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ospedale S Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 44:227-31. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum chromogranin A in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital S Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Clin Exp Med 2:119-23. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Ectopic liver and hepatocarcinogenesis: report of three cases with four years' follow-up
    Nicola Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Division of B Surgery and First Service of Human Pathology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:731-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Hepatic involvement in larva migrans of Toxocara canis: report of a case with pathological and radiological findings
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliera S Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:511-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint [Screening for hepatocellular carcinoma]
    N Leone
    U O A Gastroepatologia, Ospedale Molinette, Torino, Italy
    Minerva Med 96:95-108. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint High-grade B-cell lymphoma arising in mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue of the duodenum
    Nicola Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliera S Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:893-6. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Expanding the natural history of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: from cryptogenic cirrhosis to hepatocellular carcinoma
    Elisabetta Bugianesi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ospedale S Giovanni Battista, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Gastroenterology 123:134-40. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Relative contribution of iron burden, HFE mutations, and insulin resistance to fibrosis in nonalcoholic fatty liver
    Elisabetta Bugianesi
    Division of Gastro Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Hepatology 39:179-87. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Natural history of hepatitis C virus infection: from chronic hepatitis to cirrhosis, to hepatocellular carcinoma
    N Leone
    Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 51:31-46. 2005
    ..In patients with cirrhosis, the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma is 2-5% per year. At present, HCV-related end-stage cirrhosis is the first cause of liver transplantation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cirrhotic patients
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Dig Surg 18:449-52. 2001
    ..Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the procedure of choice for symptomatic cholelithiasis. A study to evaluate the benefits and risks of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cirrhotic patients was performed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Surgery for carcinoma of the gallbladder. Our experience
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ospedale S Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 44:227-31. 2002
    ..The 5-year survival rate amounts to less than 5% in most series. In this study we reviewed the results of surgical treatment for gallbladder carcinoma with special reference to extended radical procedures...
  4. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum chromogranin A in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital S Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Clin Exp Med 2:119-23. 2002
    ..We propose further studies to ascertain whether serum levels of chromogranin A are useful as a prognostic marker for hepatocellular carcinoma as in prostate cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ectopic liver and hepatocarcinogenesis: report of three cases with four years' follow-up
    Nicola Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Division of B Surgery and First Service of Human Pathology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:731-5. 2004
    ..The patients were followed up for 4 years after surgery: two remain free of disease, suggesting that the unique localisation and growth pattern may render these tumours particularly susceptible to curative resection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hepatic involvement in larva migrans of Toxocara canis: report of a case with pathological and radiological findings
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliera S Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:511-4. 2006
    ..This report shows that visceral larva migrans may be the cause of a chronic liver disease and should be suspected also in patients without fever and hypereosinophilia with cryptogenic cholestatic and focal liver lesions...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Screening for hepatocellular carcinoma]
    N Leone
    U O A Gastroepatologia, Ospedale Molinette, Torino, Italy
    Minerva Med 96:95-108. 2005
    ..The concomitant determination of des-g-carboxy prothrombin and AFP allows a 23% increase in sensibility of the diagnosis for HCC avoiding the need for invasive diagnostic procedures...
  8. ncbi request reprint High-grade B-cell lymphoma arising in mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue of the duodenum
    Nicola Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliera S Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:893-6. 2002
    ..The histological appearance and the demonstration of monoclonality fulfilled the criteria for malignant high-grade B-cell lymphoma arising from mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue...
  9. ncbi request reprint Expanding the natural history of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: from cryptogenic cirrhosis to hepatocellular carcinoma
    Elisabetta Bugianesi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ospedale S Giovanni Battista, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Gastroenterology 123:134-40. 2002
    ..Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) may progress to cirrhosis; whether NASH plays also a role in the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relative contribution of iron burden, HFE mutations, and insulin resistance to fibrosis in nonalcoholic fatty liver
    Elisabetta Bugianesi
    Division of Gastro Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Hepatology 39:179-87. 2004
    ..Increased ferritin levels are markers of severe histologic damage, but not of iron overload. Iron burden and HFE mutations do not contribute significantly to hepatic fibrosis in the majority of patients with NAFLD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in patients with cirrhosis of the liver and hepatocellular carcinoma
    Nicola Leone
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Via Chiabrera 34, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Cancer Detect Prev 27:494-7. 2003
    ..In this case-control study, we searched for the seroprevalence of H. pylori infection in patients with HCC...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ectopic livers and related pathology: report of three cases of benign lesions
    Nicola Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 50:1818-22. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term Irbesartan in reducing portal pressure in cirrhotic patients: comparison with propranolol in a randomised controlled study
    Wilma Debernardi Venon
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ospedale Molinette, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, c so Bramante 88, 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Hepatol 38:455-60. 2003
    ..We tested the efficacy of Irbesartan (Irb) vs. Propranolol (Pro) in reducing portal pressure and evaluated its systemic haemodynamic effects...
  14. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter infection and cirrhosis in hepatitis C virus carriage: is it an innocent bystander or a troublemaker?
    A Ponzetto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital San Giovanni Battista, Torino, Italy
    Med Hypotheses 54:275-7. 2000
    ..Together, these findings support the proposal that H. pylori is implicated in the pathogenesis and progression of cirrhosis, particularly in HCV-infected individuals. Involvement of Helicobacter spp. in HCC also seems highly possible...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mixed cryoglobulinaemia and chronic hepatitis C virus infection: the rheumatic manifestations
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    J Med Virol 66:200-3. 2002
    ..These results suggest that HCV infection should be considered in the differential diagnosis of rheumatological symptoms of unknown origin...
  16. doi request reprint LCT-13910C>T polymorphism-associated lactose malabsorption and risk for colorectal cancer in Italy
    Elena Tarabra
    Center for Predictive Medicine, Presidio Sanitario Gradenigo, C so Regina Margherita 8, 10153, Turin, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 42:741-3. 2010
    ..The activity of epithelial lactase (LCT) associates with a polymorphism 13910 bp upstream the LCT-encoding gene (LCT-13910C>T). The relationship between LCT-13910C>T polymorphism and risk for colorectal cancer is unclear...
  17. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation for erythropoietic protoporphyria: report of a case with medium-term follow-up
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliera S Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 32:799-802. 2000
    ..However, recurrence of the disease in the long-term cannot be excluded, since erythrocyte protoporphyrin levels have remained elevated after liver transplantation...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Lithiasis of the gallbladder and biliary ducts: from epidemiology to therapy]
    R Pellicano
    UOADU Gastro Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, San Giovanni Battista Molinette, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 92:227-43. 2001
    ..Indication to surgical ablation is a symptomatic or complicated cholelithiasis, or the history of obstructive pancreatitis. A preventive cholecystectomy can be useful for precancerous lesions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Previous tuberculosis, hepatitis C virus and lichen planus. A report of 10 cases, a causal or casual link?
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 42:77-81. 2000
    ..In clinical practice the patients with chronic liver disease and HCV infection can also suffer from severe extrahepatic manifestations, including lichen planus...
  20. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in cirrhotic patients with hepatitis B virus infection
    A Ponzetto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ospedale S Giovanni Battista, c so Bramante 88, 10126, Torino, Italy
    Neth J Med 56:206-10. 2000
    ..pylori were present in 40/45 (89%) patients and 183/310 (59%) blood donors (P<0.001). This very high prevalence of H. pylori may explain the frequent occurrence of gastroduodenal ulcer in cirrhotic patients. (See Editorial p. 203)..
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical and biochemical parameters related to cardiovascular disease after Helicobacter pylori eradication
    R Pellicano
    Gastro Hepatology Unit, S Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Int Angiol 28:469-73. 2009
    ..In order to investigate this issue, the authors assessed changes in clinical and biochemical parameters related to IHD after bacterial eradication...
  22. ncbi request reprint [The effect of a strategy to improve adherence of irregular non UE citizens to tuberculosis screening in a clinic of Reggio Emilia]
    Nicola Leone
    Terapia intensiva di Cardiochirurgia, Casa di Cura Villa Salus Reggio Emilia
    Assist Inferm Ric 27:13-7. 2008
    ..Latent tubercolar infection in irregular non EU-citizens in Italy is an important issue of public health. Aim of this paper is to describe the effects of a new organization of the Centre for the health of foreign families of Reggio Emilia...