V Ojetti

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of oral supplementation with Lactobacillus reuteri or tilactase in lactose intolerant patients: randomized trial
    V Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 14:163-70. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Colitides
    A Tortora
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 16:1795-805. 2012
  3. pmc Impact of Lactobacillus reuteri Supplementation on Anti-Helicobacter pylori Levofloxacin-Based Second-Line Therapy
    Veronica Ojetti
    Departement of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:740381. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Lactose intolerance: from diagnosis to correct management
    T Di Rienzo
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:18-25. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Tricks for interpreting and making a good report on hydrogen and 13C breath tests
    G D'Angelo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Division, School of Medicine Catholic University of the Sacred Hearth, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:90-8. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Regression of lactose malabsorption in coeliac patients after receiving a gluten-free diet
    Veronica Ojetti
    Internal Medicine Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:174-7. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The metabolic and toxicological considerations for mTOR inhibitors in the treatment of hepatocarcinoma
    Francesca Ponziani
    Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Gemelli Hospital, Largo A Gemelli, 8 Rome 00168, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 7:1535-46. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Small bowel bacterial overgrowth and type 1 diabetes
    V Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 13:419-23. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Malabsorption in psoriatic patients: cause or consequence?
    Veronica Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:1267-71. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Quick test: a new test for the diagnosis of duodenal hypolactasia
    Veronica Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Largo Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1589-92. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of oral supplementation with Lactobacillus reuteri or tilactase in lactose intolerant patients: randomized trial
    V Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 14:163-70. 2010
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  2. ncbi request reprint Colitides
    A Tortora
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 16:1795-805. 2012
    ..This Review provides an overview of the pathophysiology, epidemiology, histopathology, clinical characteristics of non-IBD forms of colitis over than some preliminary therapeutic evidences...
  3. pmc Impact of Lactobacillus reuteri Supplementation on Anti-Helicobacter pylori Levofloxacin-Based Second-Line Therapy
    Veronica Ojetti
    Departement of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:740381. 2012
    ..Conclusion. In H. pylori-positive subjects L. reuteri supplementation increases the eradication rate while reducing the incidence of the most common side effects associated with antibiotic therapy in second-line treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lactose intolerance: from diagnosis to correct management
    T Di Rienzo
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:18-25. 2013
    ..Diagnosis is most commonly performed by the non invasive lactose hydrogen breath test. Management of lactose intolerance consists of two possible clinical choice not mutually exclusive: alimentary restriction and drug therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tricks for interpreting and making a good report on hydrogen and 13C breath tests
    G D'Angelo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Division, School of Medicine Catholic University of the Sacred Hearth, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:90-8. 2013
    ..For example, even if lactulose could be utilized for diagnosing small bowel bacterial overgrowth, this indication should be only secondary to orocaecal transit time, and added into notes, as clinical guidelines are still uncertain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Regression of lactose malabsorption in coeliac patients after receiving a gluten-free diet
    Veronica Ojetti
    Internal Medicine Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:174-7. 2008
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the effect of a gluten-free diet on lactose malabsorption assessed using the hydrogen lactose breath test (LBT) and also the relationship with normalization of duodenal biopsies in coeliac patients...
  7. doi request reprint The metabolic and toxicological considerations for mTOR inhibitors in the treatment of hepatocarcinoma
    Francesca Ponziani
    Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Gemelli Hospital, Largo A Gemelli, 8 Rome 00168, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 7:1535-46. 2011
    ..Rapamycin analogs are able to inhibit one of the most active oncogenic molecular pathways in HCC cells: the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway...
  8. ncbi request reprint Small bowel bacterial overgrowth and type 1 diabetes
    V Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 13:419-23. 2009
    ..Impaired intestinal motility is often associated with small-bowel bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) but only few studies evaluated the relationship between autonomic neuropathy and SIBO in diabetic pts...
  9. ncbi request reprint Malabsorption in psoriatic patients: cause or consequence?
    Veronica Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:1267-71. 2006
    ..Small-bowel abnormalities can cause clinical or, more frequently, laboratory alterations that give rise to malabsorption. The aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of malabsorption in psoriatic patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quick test: a new test for the diagnosis of duodenal hypolactasia
    Veronica Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Largo Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1589-92. 2008
    ..Based on these results we suggest performing the less expensive and more rapid QLT during the upper gastrointestinal endoscopy to evaluate the presence of lactase activity in duodenal biopsies...
  11. ncbi request reprint A case-control study comparing methylene blue directed biopsies and random biopsies for detecting pre-cancerous lesions in the follow-up of gastric cancer patients
    V Ojetti
    Department of Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 11:291-6. 2007
    ..To compare the accuracy of Methylene Blue (MB) targeted biopsies with random biopsies in detecting intestinal metaplasia and dysplasia in the follow-up of patients after gastrectomy for gastric cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint The role of H. pylori infection in diabetes
    Veronica Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Gemelli Hospital, Largo Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Curr Diabetes Rev 1:343-7. 2005
    ..Reduced lymphocyte activity, neutrophil dysfunction with failure of chemotaxis and a possible reservoir of H. pylori in dental plaque may explain the higher rate of re-infection in these patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a multistep strategy for Helicobacter pylori eradication
    A Gasbarrini
    Medical Pathology, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 14:79-83. 2000
    ..Helicobacter pylori eradication therapies do not achieve 100% success rates. Antibiotic resistant strains are among the major causes of failure. Current recommendations concerning the management of treatment failures are not fully clear...
  14. ncbi request reprint Five-day regimens containing ranitidine bismuth citrate plus high-dose clarithromycin and either amoxycillin or tinidazole for Helicobacter pylori infection
    G Cammarota
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 14:73-7. 2000
    ..Ranitidine bismuth citrate (RBC)-based triple therapies for a period of 7 days have proved to be an effective treatment for Helicobacter pylori...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association between Helicobacter pylori cytotoxic type I CagA-positive strains and migraine with aura
    A Gasbarrini
    Angiology Department, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Cephalalgia 20:561-5. 2000
    ..A higher inflammatory response of the gastric mucosa to more virulent strains could release substances that may act as triggers of vasospasm in peculiar cerebral arterial districts, probably implicated in the 'aura' phenomenon...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of oral administration of Lactobacillus GG on antibiotic-associated gastrointestinal side-effects during Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy
    A Armuzzi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:163-9. 2001
    ..04). CONCLUSIONS: Lactobacillus GG supplementation showed a positive impact on H. pylori therapy-related side-effects and on overall treatment tolerability...
  17. ncbi request reprint Moxifloxacin-based strategies for first-line treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection
    E C Nista
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:1241-7. 2005
    ..Standard anti-Helicobacter pylori therapy may not achieve a satisfactory eradication rate. Fluoroquinolones, such as moxifloxacin, are safe and promising agents for H. pylori eradication...
  18. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori CagA-positive strains affect oxygen free radicals generation by gastric mucosa
    S Danese
    Dept. of Clinical Chemistry, Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 36:247-50. 2001
    ..Assessment of CagA status might be useful to discriminate patients in which H. pylori eradication is advisable...
  19. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of antibiotics in patients undergoing H. pylori eradication
    S Danese
    Internal Medicine Department, Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 48:465-7. 2001
    ..Quadruple therapy, which appear highly efficacious as a second line therapy, is associated with a significantly higher incidence of side effects when compared to first-line treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Beta-lactamase inhibitor enhances Helicobacter pylori eradication rate
    V Ojetti
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Gemelli Teaching Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Intern Med 255:125-9. 2004
    ..Recently, it was reported that the amoxicillin-clavulanate combination had a slightly higher activity than amoxicillin alone against H. pylori, and that beta-lactamase inhibitors had 'in-vitro' antibacterial activity against H. pylori...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for Helicobacter pylori infection among healthcare workers at a teaching hospital in Rome: the Catholic University Epidemiological Study
    A Gasbarrini
    Department of Medical Pathology, Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:185-9. 2001
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of and the risk factors for Helicobacter pylori in a population of medical and non-medical workers at a teaching hospital in Rome, Italy...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Role of Helicobacter pylori infection in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus]
    V Ojetti
    Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Med 92:137-44. 2001
    ..pylori re-infection was observed in IDDM patients when compared to not IDDM controls. The data suggest that vaccine development seems to be the only effective long run treatment for this subset of patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of Lactobacillus GG in maintaining remission of ulcerative colitis
    M A Zocco
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:1567-74. 2006
    ..Aminosalicylates are the mainstay of therapy to prevent relapse of quiescent ulcerative colitis. The rationale for using probiotics is based on the evidence implicating intestinal bacteria in the pathogenesis of this disorder...
  24. ncbi request reprint Levofloxacin-based triple therapy vs. quadruple therapy in second-line Helicobacter pylori treatment: a randomized trial
    E C Nista
    Internal Medicine Department, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:627-33. 2003
    ..Levofloxacin has been shown to be effective in Helicobacter pylori eradication. Two 10-day levofloxacin-based triple therapies were compared with standard 7- and 14-day quadruple regimens in second-line treatment...
  25. ncbi request reprint Rifaximin treatment for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in children with irritable bowel syndrome
    E Scarpellini
    Internal Medicine Department and Pediatric Department, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:1314-20. 2013
    ..Aims of the study were to assess the effects of rifaximin treatment on small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) prevalence and gastrointestinal symptoms...
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of intestinal microbiota and the immune system
    F Purchiaroni
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:323-33. 2013
    ..Several data confirm that gut microbiota is engaged in a dynamic interaction with the intestinal innate and adaptive immune system, affecting different aspects of its development and function...
  27. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection affects eosinophilic cationic protein in the gastric juice of patients with idiopathic chronic urticaria
    V Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 125:66-72. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Although H. pylori infection affects gastric juice ECP and eosinophil infiltration of ICU patients, the role of the bacterium in the pathogenesis of this skin disorder still remains uncertain...
  28. ncbi request reprint Recurrent use of the Emergency Department in patients with anxiety disorder
    F Buccelletti
    Emergency Department, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:100-6. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe a 10 years cohort of pts diagnosed with panic disorder in the ED in terms of ED visit recurrence...
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of oxycodone in polytrauma patients: the "Gemelli" experience
    F Franceschi
    Emergency Department, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 12:123-6. 2008
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated the efficacy of oxycodone for the treatment of acute pain. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of oxycodone administration in polytrauma patients, with minor injuries...
  30. ncbi request reprint 13C-octanoic acid breath test to study gastric emptying time
    G Bruno
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Division, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Hearth, Polyclinic A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:59-64. 2013
    ..The present review presents the mayor cause and the main symptoms linked to delayed gastric emptying and will focus on the (13)C-octanoid acid breath test, as a good candidate for studying solid gastric emptying time...
  31. ncbi request reprint 13C-Urea breath test for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection
    T A Di Rienzo
    Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:51-8. 2013
    ..This review article analyzes microbiological and clinical features of H. pylori as well as the different diagnostic tests able to detect this bacterium with a special focus on UBT...
  32. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic therapy in small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: rifaximin versus metronidazole
    E C Lauritano
    Internal Medicine Department, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 13:111-6. 2009
    ..Aim of the study was to assess efficacy, safety and tolerability of rifaximin with respect to metronidazole for the treatment of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic function assessment
    L Laterza
    Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology Department, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:65-71. 2013
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  34. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of celiac disease in patients with lactose intolerance
    Veronica Ojetti
    Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Digestion 71:106-10. 2005
    ..We evaluated the prevalence of celiac disease in patients with a positive H2-lactose breath test compared to a control group...
  35. ncbi request reprint cDNA-Microarray Analysis as a New Tool to Predict Lymph Node Metastasis in Gastric Cancer
    V Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    World J Surg 38:2058-64. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether microarray gene expression analysis can be used to predict lymph node status in gastric cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to Saccharomyces cerevisiae: are they useful in clinical practice?
    M Candelli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:718-20. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the sensitivity and specificity of antibodies to Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Crohn's disease in an Italian population and to evaluate their clinical role...
  37. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and diabetes
    V Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Med 101:115-9. 2010
    ..pylori strain selection. Finally, a higher H. pylori re-infection rate in DM patients than in general population has been shown...
  38. ncbi request reprint Mono, dual and triple moxifloxacin-based therapies for Helicobacter pylori eradication
    S Di Caro
    Internal Medicine Department, Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 16:527-32. 2002
    ..Moxifloxacin is a broad spectrum fluoroquinolone with single daily administration, currently used, above all, for respiratory tract infections...
  39. ncbi request reprint Direct visualization of intestinal villi by high-resolution magnifying upper endoscopy: a validation study
    Giovanni Cammarota
    Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Pathology, Catholic University of Medicine and Surgery, Rome, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:732-8. 2004
    ..New generation videoendoscopes potentially may visualize duodenal villi. This study compared endoscopic findings with this type of instrument to the histopathologic evaluation of duodenal villi...
  40. ncbi request reprint Levofloxacin-based triple therapy in first-line treatment for Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Enrico C Nista
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1985-90. 2006
    ..Recent studies suggested levofloxacin as an alternative option for both first-and second-line H. pylori eradication treatment...
  41. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in the clinical practice
    M Gabrielli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Emergency School of Medicine Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:30-5. 2013
    ..Gut microbiota plays several beneficial effects on the human host. Its qualitative and/or quantitative unbalance may facilitate the occurrence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)...
  42. doi request reprint The prevalence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and methane production in patients with myelomeningocele and constipation
    V Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Spinal Cord 52:61-4. 2014
    ..Prospective study...
  43. ncbi request reprint Increased blood pressure variability in menopause
    A Migneco
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 12:89-95. 2008
    ..Menopausal status, aging and BMI increase may all, independently, contribute to the enhanced blood pressure variability we found in menopausal women...
  44. ncbi request reprint Real time endoscopic imaging of oxyradical generation in pig stomach during ischemia-reperfusion
    V Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:309-13. 2003
    ..Oxygen-free radicals generation is considered to be a major cause of gastric injury during reperfusion. Chemiluminescence has been used to assess real-time free radical release on the surface of isolated organs...
  45. ncbi request reprint Eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection improves blood pressure values in patients affected by hypertension
    Alessio Migneco
    Department of Medical Pathology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Helicobacter 8:585-9. 2003
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of H. pylori infection in hypertensive patients and the effects of H. pylori eradication on blood pressure and on digestive symptoms...
  46. ncbi request reprint The water immersion technique is easy to learn for routine use during EGD for duodenal villous evaluation: a single-center 2-year experience
    Giovanni Cammarota
    Department of Internal Medicine, Endoscopy Unit, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:244-8. 2009
    ..We investigated the learning parameters of the immersion technique for the assessment of marked villous atrophy (MVA), during routine esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the "immersion technique" during routine upper endoscopy for detection of abnormalities of duodenal villi in patients with dyspepsia
    Giovanni Cammarota
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Institute of Histopathology, Catholic University of Medicine and Surgery, Rome, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:223-8. 2004
    ..Upper endoscopy is not routinely performed to directly detect abnormalities of the duodenal villi. The reliability of the immersion technique for assessment of duodenal villi was evaluated in a series of patients with dyspepsia...
  48. ncbi request reprint Breath tests sustainability in hospital settings: cost analysis and reimbursement in the Italian National Health System
    M Volpe
    Institute of Hygiene, Polyclinic A Gemelli Hospital, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Hearth, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:99-104. 2013
    ..The real economic strength of these non invasive tests should be considered in the overall organization of inpatient and outpatient clinic, accounting for complete diagnostic pathway for each gastrointestinal disease...
  49. ncbi request reprint Fructose, trehalose and sorbitol malabsorption
    M Montalto
    Institute of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:26-9. 2013
    ..This is because the large amount of intestinal bacteria may unspecifically ferment sugars, causing an abnormal H2 production and consequently a misleading diagnosis of sugar malabsorption...
  50. ncbi request reprint Use of amiodarone in emergency
    A Testa
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 9:183-90. 2005
    ..Pharmacological interactions are reported with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, class I antiarrhythmic agents and other drugs which contribute to prolong QT interval, digoxin, oral anticoagulants and general anaesthesia...
  51. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic chronic urticaria and celiac disease
    Maurizio Gabrielli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 50:1702-4. 2005
    ..One control of 264 (0.38%) had CD. No statistical difference was found in the prevalence of CD between the two groups. ICU patients do not seem to bear a greater risk for CD compared to the general population...
  52. ncbi request reprint Management of acute pancreatitis in emergency
    V Ojetti
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 9:133-40. 2005
    ..Patients with gallstone pancreatitis should have definitive Endoscopic Retrograde Colangio-Pancreatography (ERCP) or surgical management of the gallstones...
  53. ncbi request reprint Rifaximin-based regimens for eradication of Helicobacter pylori: a pilot study
    Antonio Gasbarrini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gemelli University Hospital, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Dig Dis 24:195-200. 2006
    ..Poor compliance and antibiotic resistance are the main causes of treatment failure. The aim of the present study was to assess the efficacy of rifaximin, a poorly absorbed antibiotic, for H. pylori eradication...
  54. ncbi request reprint Acute cryptogenic liver failure in an untreated coeliac patient: a case report
    Veronica Ojetti
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1119-21. 2005
    ..Investigation of the patient led to the diagnosis of coeliac disease. A gluten-free diet led to the reversal of the severe liver failure, without the necessity for any surgical or medical treatment...
  55. doi request reprint Intestinal permeability in cirrhotic patients with and without spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: is the ring closed?
    Emidio Scarpellini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:323-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess IP in LC patients with respect to healthy controls...
  56. ncbi request reprint Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: diagnosis and treatment
    Antonio Gasbarrini
    Internal Medicine Department, Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Dig Dis 25:237-40. 2007
    ..Current SIBO treatment is based on empirical courses of broad-spectrum antibiotics since few controlled studies concerning the choice and duration of antibiotic therapy are available at present...
  57. doi request reprint Rifaximin pharmacology and clinical implications
    Veronica Ojetti
    Internal Medicine Department, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy veronica ojetti tin it
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 5:675-82. 2009
    ..This antibiotic has the advantage of low microbial resistance and few systemic adverse events and is safe in all patient populations, including young children...
  58. ncbi request reprint Lack of endoscopic visualization of intestinal villi with the "immersion technique" in overt atrophic celiac disease
    Antonio Gasbarrini
    Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Gemelli Teaching Hospital, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:348-51. 2003
    ..The observation that intestinal villi can be better visualized when the duodenum is filled with water led to the development of an endoscopic "immersion technique" to assess celiac disease...