Ignazio Olivieri

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of adalimumab in patients with Behçet's disease unsuccessfully treated with infliximab
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza and Matera, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:S54-7. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Safety of anti-tumor necrosis factor agents in psoriatic arthritis - an update
    Carlo Palazzi
    San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Rheumatology Department of Lucania, Potenza and Matera, Italy 39 0971 613039 39 0971 613036
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 13:191-6. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Spondyloarthritis with onset after age 45
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza, Italy
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 15:374. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of Behçet's disease in southern Italy
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:28-31. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Can we reduce the dosage of biologics in spondyloarthritis?
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza and Matera, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 12:691-3. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Early treatment in early undifferentiated arthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza and Matera, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 11:589-92. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Pharmacoeconomic issues in psoriatic arthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol Suppl 89:103-5. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Low frequency of axial involvement in southern Italian Caucasian children with HLA-B27 positive juvenile onset undifferentiated spondyloarthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie of Matera, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:290-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Fast spin echo-T2-weighted sequences with fat saturation in toe dactylitis of spondyloarthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Contrada Macchia Romana, Potenza, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1141-5. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of severe Behçet's disease with infliximab in an Italian Olympic athlete
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol 35:930-2. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of adalimumab in patients with Behçet's disease unsuccessfully treated with infliximab
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza and Matera, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:S54-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate the clinical response after switching from infliximab to adalimumab in patients with Behçet's disease (BD)...
  2. doi request reprint Safety of anti-tumor necrosis factor agents in psoriatic arthritis - an update
    Carlo Palazzi
    San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Rheumatology Department of Lucania, Potenza and Matera, Italy 39 0971 613039 39 0971 613036
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 13:191-6. 2014
    ..An adverse event could still occur when the patient is managed according to current national and/or international recommendations; therefore, tight controls aimed to detect adverse events early is mandatory. ..
  3. doi request reprint Spondyloarthritis with onset after age 45
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza, Italy
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 15:374. 2013
    ..Some old studies had suggested than elderly-onset psoriatic arthritis is more severe than younger-onset disease, but a recent study found no such difference, and further studies are needed...
  4. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of Behçet's disease in southern Italy
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:28-31. 2013
    ..This paper aims to estimate the prevalence of Behçet's disease (BD) in the city of Potenza, the regional capital of Basilicata (or Lucania) Region, in southern Italy...
  5. doi request reprint Can we reduce the dosage of biologics in spondyloarthritis?
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza and Matera, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 12:691-3. 2013
    ..In some patients with peripheral SpA and PsA it is also possible to discontinue therapy and to achieve drug-free remission...
  6. doi request reprint Early treatment in early undifferentiated arthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza and Matera, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 11:589-92. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Pharmacoeconomic issues in psoriatic arthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol Suppl 89:103-5. 2012
    ..Pharmacoeconomic studies on these drugs so far have shown that they are cost-effective on both the musculoskeletal and skin manifestations of psoriatic disease, offering good value for money...
  8. ncbi request reprint Low frequency of axial involvement in southern Italian Caucasian children with HLA-B27 positive juvenile onset undifferentiated spondyloarthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie of Matera, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:290-6. 2012
    ..To establish how many children with HLA B27-positive juvenile undifferentiated spondyloarthritis (JuSpA) living in southern Italy develop axial disease after 5 years of disease...
  9. doi request reprint Fast spin echo-T2-weighted sequences with fat saturation in toe dactylitis of spondyloarthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Contrada Macchia Romana, Potenza, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1141-5. 2008
    ..No lesions were observed in the 12 contralateral clinically normal toes. In SpA toe dactylitis there is no evidence of enthesitis of the flexor digitorum brevis and longus tendons and joint capsules...
  10. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of severe Behçet's disease with infliximab in an Italian Olympic athlete
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol 35:930-2. 2008
    ..After the first 3 infusions, the mucocutaneous lesions disappeared and cystoid macular edema was much improved. Cyclosporine was stopped and the prednisone dose was progressively tapered until the cystoid macular edema disappeared...
  11. ncbi request reprint Switching tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitors in HLA-B27-associated severe heel enthesitis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    San Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1572-4. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint RS3PE syndrome: an overview
    I Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 18:S53-5. 2000
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Imaging of psoriatic arthritis
    I Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza and Matera, Italy
    Reumatismo 59:73-6. 2007
    ..There is no evidence of enthesitis of the insertion of the flexor digitorum tendons and of the attachment of the capsule of the digit joints...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dactylitis of the thumb and the little finger extending to the carpal tunnel
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital, Potenta and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital, Matera, Italy
    J Rheumatol 34:1155-6. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis may give the typical postural abnormalities of advanced ankylosing spondylitis
    I Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital, Contrada Macchia Romana, 85100 Potenza, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1709-11. 2007
    ..To describe a case-series of patients who presented with the typical postural abnormalities of long-standing advanced ankylosing spondylitis (AS) but were instead found to suffer from diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of plain film radiography in the diagnosis of dactylitis by history-taking
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital, Contrada Macchia Romana, 85100 Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol 32:1379. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Management issues with elderly-onset rheumatoid arthritis: an update
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, Matera and Potenza S Carlo Hospital of Potenza, Chieti, Italy
    Drugs Aging 22:809-22. 2005
    ..Recently marketed compounds such as leflunomide and tumour necrosis factor-alpha antagonists have also increased the therapeutic opportunities for aged RA patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dactylitis, a term for different digit diseases
    I Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza, Potenza, Italy
    Scand J Rheumatol 35:333-40. 2006
    ..There is no evidence of enthesitis of flexor digitorum tendons and joint capsule...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psoriatic arthritis: pharmacoeconomic considerations
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, Ospedale San Carlo, Contrada Macchia Romana, Potenza, Italy
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 11:263-9. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, recent pharmacoeconomic studies have demonstrated that TNF-alpha blockers are cost-effective treatment options for the musculoskeletal and cutaneous manifestations of psoriatic disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: differentiation from ankylosing spondylitis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, Ospedale San Carlo, Contrada Macchia Romana, Potenza 85100, Italy
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 11:321-8. 2009
    ..This article reviews the clinical and radiologic characteristics that should help clinicians differentiate between the two diseases without much difficulty...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dactylitis of the thumb extending to the radial bursa
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol 30:1626-7. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological management of SAPHO syndrome
    Ignazio Olivieri
    S Carlo Hospital of Potenza, Potenza, Italy
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 15:1229-33. 2006
    ..In any case, larger, multi-centre, controlled, double-blind studies are required to emerge from the present pioneering phase...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ankylosing spondylitis and undifferentiated spondyloarthropathies: a clinical review and description of a disease subset with older age at onset
    I Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza, Italy
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 13:280-4. 2001
    ..In these cases spondyloarthropathy must be differentiated from other inflammatory rheumatic diseases with elderly onset showing the same distal inflammatory swelling with pitting edema...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus and arthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Lucania Department of Rheumatology, San Carlo Hospital, Contrada Macchia Romana, Potenza 85100, Italy
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 29:111-22. 2003
    ..This topic should be more accurately studied in the future to exclude a spurious association between the two events...
  25. ncbi request reprint Lack of association with spondyloarthritis and HLA-B27 in Italian patients with Whipple's disease
    I Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, Ospedale S Carlo, Contrada Macchia Romana, 85100 Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol 28:1294-7. 2001
    ..To examine consecutive patients with Whipple's disease (WD) for the full clinical spectrum of spondyloarthritis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Late-onset rheumatoid arthritis and late-onset spondyloarthritis
    I Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:S139-45. 2009
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Seronegative spondyloarthritides
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, Ospedale San Carlo, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Evazie Hospital of Matera, 85100, Potenza, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 16:723-39. 2002
    ..Of the patients studied, 18% met these criteria. Undifferentiated spondyloarthritis is one of the most frequent spondyloarthritides. It also includes a number of different subtypes...
  28. doi request reprint Sensitivity of the classification of psoriatic arthritis criteria in early psoriatic arthritis
    Salvatore D'Angelo
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, Ospedale San Carlo, Contrada Macchia Romana, 85100 Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol 36:368-70. 2009
    ..To determine the sensitivity of the CASPAR criteria in patients with early psoriatic arthritis (PsA)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Etanercept in spondyloarthopathies. Part II: safety and pharmacoeconomic issues
    Salvatore D'Angelo
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:865-70. 2011
    ..Recent pharmacoeconomic studies have demonstrated its cost-effectiveness in the treatment of SpA...
  30. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus-related arthritis
    Carlo Palazzi
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza, Potenza, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 8:48-51. 2008
    ..Specific anti-viral therapy (interferon-alpha+ribavirin) must be accurately evaluated because interferon-alpha can induce the development or the worsening of several autoimmune HCV-related disorders including arthritis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Treatment strategies for early psoriatic arthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    San Carlo Hospital of Potenza, Rheumatology Department Contrada Macchia Romana, 85100, Potenza, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:271-82. 2009
    ..This changed with the introduction of the TNF-alpha-blocking agents, as a result of which the early diagnosis of PsA is now a topic of great interest...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fast spin echo-T2-weighted sequences with fat saturation in dactylitis of spondylarthritis. No evidence of entheseal involvement of the flexor digitorum tendons
    Ignazio Olivieri
    San Carlo Hospital, Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital, Matera, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 46:2964-7. 2002
    ..To establish by means of fast spin echo (FSE)-T2-weighted sequences with fat saturation if enthesitis of the flexor digitorum superficialis and profundus tendons is the primary lesion in spondylarthritis (SpA) finger dactylitis...
  33. ncbi request reprint The HLA-B*2709 subtype in a woman with early ankylosing spondylitis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    San Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 56:2805-7. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection in psoriatic arthritis
    Carlo Palazzi
    Villa Pini Clinic, Chieti, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 53:223-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA), compared with patients affected by non HCV-related rheumatic degenerative disorders...
  35. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological management of undifferentiated spondyloarthropathies
    Carlo Palazzi
    Division of Rheumatology, Villa Pini Clinic, Chieti, Italy
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 15:39-46. 2006
    ..Local administration of corticosteroids is useful when a small number of joints are involved, as is also the case for the extra-articular localisations of soft tissues...
  36. doi request reprint Emerging drugs for psoriatic arthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Rheumatology Department of Lucania, Contrada Macchia Romana, Potenza, Italy
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 15:399-414. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Late onset undifferentiated spondyloarthritis presenting with polymyalgia rheumatica features: description of seven cases
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, 85100 Potenza, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 27:927-33. 2007
    ..The possibility that late onset uSpA may have PMR-like features at the beginning of the disease should be taken into account. The diagnosis is not difficult if the entire clinical spectrum of SpA is considered...
  38. ncbi request reprint Etanercept in spondyloarthropathies. Part I: current evidence of efficacy
    Carlo Palazzi
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie of Matera, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:858-64. 2011
    ..Furthermore, although only a few studies are available, very interesting results have been obtained in patients suffering from undifferentiated spondyloarthropathies and severe enthesitis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Purpura and serum mixed cryoglobulinemia in psoriatic arthritis
    Carlo Palazzi
    Division of Rheumatology, Villa Pini Clinic, Chieti, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 27:187-9. 2006
    ..The presence of type III mixed cryoglobulinemia in serum was the only possible detected cause. Discrepancies with the hepatitis C virus-related mixed cryoglobulinemia picture are discussed...
  40. doi request reprint Autoantibodies in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection: pitfalls for the diagnosis of rheumatic diseases
    Carlo Palazzi
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 11:659-63. 2012
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Inconstant bursa between head of 5th metatarsal bone and tendon of abductor digiti minimi in psoriatic arthritis
    Giovanni Ciancio
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, Hospital of Matera, Italy
    J Rheumatol 29:851-2. 2002
  42. doi request reprint New insights in occult psoriatic arthritis
    Carlo Palazzi
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol Suppl 89:22-3. 2012
    ..Since an asymptomatic course was also reported for other spondyloarthropathies, the concept of occult arthritis could be expanded to the whole field of such conditions...
  43. ncbi request reprint Dactylolysis spontanea or ainhum involving the big toe
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol 32:2437-9. 2005
    ..It usually affects the fifth toe bilaterally, but in rare cases other toes may be involved. The disease occurs in Black people living in tropical regions but occasionally has been reported in persons having fair skin...
  44. doi request reprint Psoriatic arthritis sine psoriasis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza, 85100 Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol Suppl 83:28-9. 2009
    ..The ClASiffication of Psoriatic ARthritis (CASPAR) criteria of PsA include PsA sine psoriasis...
  45. ncbi request reprint The HLA-B*2709 subtype confers susceptibility to spondylarthropathy
    Ignazio Olivieri
    San Carlo Hospital de Potenza and Hospital of Matera, Matera, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 46:553-4. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Management of reactive arthritis
    Carlo Palazzi
    Unità Operativa Reumatologia, Casa di Cura, Villa Pini d Abruzzo, Via Dei Frentani, 228, Chieti, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:61-70. 2004
    ..In more aggressive cases, or when ReA evolves towards ankylosing spondylitis, TNF-alpha blockers could represent an effective choice...
  47. doi request reprint Aortitis and periaortitis in ankylosing spondylitis
    Carlo Palazzi
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza and Matera, Italy
    Joint Bone Spine 78:451-5. 2011
    ..Both aortitis (with conduction system alterations) and periaortitis should be kept in mind by the physicians because they can significantly influence the prognosis of ankylosing spondylitis patients and they can need a rapid treatment...
  48. doi request reprint Psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis projects in Italy: a report from the GRAPPA 2011 annual meeting
    Alberto Cauli
    Department of Medical Science, Policlinico di Monserrato, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
    J Rheumatol 39:2201-3. 2012
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Supernumerary metatarsal bone
    Francesco Borraccia
    Radiology Department, San Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol 33:633. 2006
  50. ncbi request reprint Non-rheumatoid erosive arthritis associated with type I hereditary angioedema
    C Palazzi
    Division of Rheumatology, Villa Pini Clinic, Chieti, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 24:632-3. 2005
    ..A concomitance with pure arthritis was previously reported only in two adult patients. Here, we describe for the first time the association between HAE and a non-rheumatoid erosive oligoarthritis involving hips and wrists...
  51. pmc The psoriatic arthritis cost evaluation study: a cost-of-illness study on tumour necrosis factor inhibitors in psoriatic arthritis patients with inadequate response to conventional therapy
    I Olivieri
    Rheumatology Department, Ospedale San Carlo, Contrada Macchia Romana, 85100 Potenza, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1664-70. 2008
    ..To evaluate costs, benefits and cost-effectiveness of anti-TNF agents in PsA patients with inadequate response to conventional treatment...
  52. ncbi request reprint Italian evidence-based recommendations for the management of ankylosing spondylitis: the 3E Initiative in Rheumatology
    S D' Angelo
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie Hospital of Matera, Potenza Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:1005-11. 2008
    ..The objective of the Italian part of the 3E Initiative was to develop new recommendations designed to help Italian rheumatologists in everyday clinical practice management of patients suffering from ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Juvenile onset psoriatic arthritis in a patient with X-linked agammaglobulinemia (Bruton's disease)
    C Palazzi
    Division of Rheumatology, Villa Pini Clinic, Chieti, Italy
    Scand J Rheumatol 32:309-11. 2003
    ..Chronic inflammatory (bacterial?) involvement of the bowel could represent a pathogenetic connection between X-linked agammaglobulinemia and PsA...
  54. ncbi request reprint Aortic involvement in ankylosing spondylitis
    C Palazzi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Villa Pini Clinic, Chieti, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:S131-4. 2008
    ..Rheumatologists managing AS patients should carefully consider, both in late and in early phases of the disease, the occurrence of an aortic involvement in order to promptly administer adequate treatment...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection in Italian patients with fibromyalgia
    C Palazzi
    Division of Rheumatology, Villa Pini Clinic, Chieti, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 27:101-3. 2008
    ..Our present report does not confirm previous data indicating an increased prevalence of HCV in FM patients and does not seem to support a significant pathogenetic role of HCV under this condition...
  56. ncbi request reprint Association between vitiligo and spondyloarthritis
    A Padula
    Rheumatology Department of Lucania, S. Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy
    J Rheumatol 28:313-4. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Our results suggest that vitiligo and SpA do not coexist by chance and that vitiligo should be included in the list of diseases associated with SpA...
  57. ncbi request reprint Persistent efficacy of tumor necrosis factor alpha blockage therapy in SAPHO syndrome: comment on the article by Wagner et al
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Arthritis Rheum 48:1467; author reply 1467-8. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint Juvenile onset isolated HLA-B27-associated dactylitis
    Angela Padula
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 32:341-2. 2003
  59. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of tumor necrosis factor alpha blockade for enthesitis in spondylarthropathy: comment on the article by Marzo-Ortega et al
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Arthritis Rheum 46:3396-8; author reply 3398. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint Effects of a combination treatment of an intensive rehabilitation program and etanercept in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a pilot study
    Ennio Lubrano
    Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Unit, Maugeri Foundation IRCCS, Research Institute for Rehabilitative Medicine, Telese Terme, Italy
    J Rheumatol 33:2029-34. 2006
    ..To determine the effects of a combination treatment including rehabilitation and etanercept versus rehabilitation only, on function, disability, and quality of life in a group of patients with active ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Fat suppression magnetic resonance imaging in shoulders of patients with polymyalgia rheumatica
    Fabrizio Cantini
    2nd Divisione di Medicina, Unita Reumatologica, Ospedale di Prato, Bologna, Italy
    J Rheumatol 31:120-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate the sites of inflammatory process in the shoulders of patients with polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) using fat suppressed magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  62. doi request reprint Infliximab for the treatment of Neuro-Behçet's disease: a case series and review of the literature
    Nicolo Pipitone
    Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 59:285-90. 2008
  63. ncbi request reprint Involvement of an inconstant bursa under the head of the second metatarsal bone in spondyloarthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Clin Rheumatol 23:93-4. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint Management of hepatitis C virus-related arthritis
    Carlo Palazzi
    Villa Pini Clinic, Division of Rheumatology, Via Dei Frentani, 228, 66100 Chieti, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:27-34. 2005
    ..On the basis of the poor available data, the administration of anti-TNF-alpha agents seems safe in HCV patients, but the usually non-aggressive course of HCVrA does not justify their use as a current therapy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Switching from infliximab to once-weekly administration of 50 mg etanercept in resistant or intolerant patients with ankylosing spondylitis: results of a fifty-four-week study
    Fabrizio Cantini
    Unita Reumatologica, Hospital of Prato, Prato, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 55:812-6. 2006
  66. ncbi request reprint New approaches in the treatment of Adamantiades-Behçet's disease
    Nicolo Pipitone
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Policlinico Universitario, Palermo, Italy
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 18:3-9. 2006
    ..To update clinicians on the recent advances in the treatment of Adamantiades-Behçet's disease...
  67. ncbi request reprint Dactylitis or "sausage-shaped" digit
    Ignazio Olivieri
    J Rheumatol 34:1217-22. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint Renal cell carcinoma mimicking polymyalgia rheumatica. Clues for a correct diagnosis
    Laura Niccoli
    2nd Divisione di Medicina, Unita Reumatologica, Ospedale di Prato, Italy
    Scand J Rheumatol 31:103-6. 2002
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical course of Behçet's disease in the Reggio Emilia area of Northern Italy: a seventeen-year population-based study
    Carlo Salvarani
    Arcispedale S Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 57:171-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the epidemiology and clinical course of Behçet's disease (BD) over a 17-year period in a defined area of northern Italy...
  70. ncbi request reprint Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphisms in Behçet's disease
    Carlo Salvarani
    Laboratorio di Biologia Molecolare, Ospedale di Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Rheumatol 29:535-40. 2002
    ..To analyze potential associations of Glu-Asp298 polymorphism in exon 7 and 4 a/b polymorphism in intron 4 of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) gene with susceptibility for Behçet's disease (BD)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, or psoriatic disease?
    Raffaele Scarpa
    J Rheumatol 33:210-2. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint Ileal pouchitis-related arthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 32:204-5. 2002
  73. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor gene polymorphisms in Behçet's disease
    Carlo Salvarani
    Unità di Reumatologia and Laboratorio di Biologia Molecolare, Ospedale di Reggio Emilia, Bologna, Italy
    J Rheumatol 31:1785-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate potential associations of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) gene polymorphisms with Behçet's disease (BD) and disease expression...
  74. ncbi request reprint Enthesitis of spondylarthritis can masquerade as Osgood-Schlatter disease by radiographic findings
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Arthritis Rheum 49:147-8. 2003
  75. ncbi request reprint Factor V Leiden and prothrombin gene G20210A mutations in Italian patients with Behçet's disease and deep vein thrombosis
    Mauro Silingardi
    Ospedale di Reggio Emilia, Regio Emilia, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 51:177-83. 2004
    ..To evaluate the frequency and type of vascular lesions and to study the association of factor V gene G1691A (Leiden) and prothrombin gene G20210A polymorphisms with venous thrombosis in Italian patients with Behçet's disease (BD)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Are polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis the same disease?
    Fabrizio Cantini
    2nd Divisione de Medicina, Unita Reumatologica, Ospedale di Prato, Prato, Italy
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:294-301. 2004
    ..To summarize the evidence about the relationship between polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and giant cell arteritis (GCA)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Colour duplex ultrasonography in the management of giant cell arteritis
    Giuseppe Nicoletti
    Clin Rheumatol 22:508-9. 2003
  78. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of infliximab in resistant psoriatic arthritis
    Carlo Salvarani
    Arcispedale S Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 49:541-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of the anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha monoclonal antibody infliximab in the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) resistant to previous symptom modifying antirheumatic drugs...
  79. ncbi request reprint The challenge of early diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    J Rheumatol 35:3-5. 2008
  80. ncbi request reprint Lateral epicondylitis with marked soft tissue swelling in spondyloarthritis
    Ignazio Olivieri
    Clin Rheumatol 23:275-6. 2004
  81. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs reduce radiographic progression in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a randomized clinical trial
    Astrid Wanders
    University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1756-65. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Treatment of refractory polymyalgia rheumatica with infliximab: a pilot study
    Carlo Salvarani
    Unita Reumatologica, Arcispedale S Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Rheumatol 30:760-3. 2003
    ..To investigate whether infliximab has a steroid-sparing effect in the treatment of patients with polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) who are resistant to corticosteroid (CS) therapy and have had CS-related side effects...
  83. ncbi request reprint Enthesitis
    Maria Antonietta d'Agostino
    Rheumatology Department, Ambroise Pare Hospital, UVSQ University, Boulogne Billancourt, France
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 20:473-86. 2006
    ..This advance has been occurring simultaneously with the therapeutic advances in spondyloarthritis due to the introduction of anti-tumour necrosis factor-alpha agents...