Luigi Naldi

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Affiliation: Ospedali Riuniti
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Epidemiology of cutaneous drug-induced reactions
    L Naldi
    Department of Dermatology Azienda Ospedaliera Papa Giovanni XXIII Bergamo, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 149:207-18. 2014
  2. pmc Potential role of ustekinumab in the treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis
    Santo Raffaele Mercuri
    Unità di Dermatologia, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico San Raffaele, Universita Vita Salute, Milano, Italy
    Biologics 4:119-29. 2010
  3. ncbi [Dermatology: experience with the disease registry for the treatment of psoriasis]
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore, Bergamo
    Recenti Prog Med 104:236-40. 2013
  4. doi Bullous pemphigoid: simple measures for a complex disease
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore, Bergamo, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 132:1948-50. 2012
  5. pmc Genome-wide association study of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Europe
    Emmanuelle Genin
    INSERM U, Paris, France
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 6:52. 2011
  6. pmc Epidemiology and economic burden of herpes zoster and post-herpetic neuralgia in Italy: a retrospective, population-based study
    Leonardo Emberti Gialloreti
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Roma, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 10:230. 2010
  7. doi Medical history, drug exposure and the risk of psoriasis. Evidence from an Italian case-control study
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatology 216:125-30; discussion 130-2. 2008
  8. ncbi The clinical spectrum of psoriasis
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi Gruppo Italiano Studi Epidemiologici in Dermatologia, Department of Dermatology, Ospedali Riuniti, 24100 Bergamo, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 25:510-8. 2007
  9. ncbi Improving sun-protection behavior among children: results of a cluster-randomized trial in Italian elementary schools. The "SoleSi SoleNo-GISED" Project
    Luigi Naldi
    CentroStudi GISED, Bergamo, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 127:1871-7. 2007
  10. ncbi Assessment of the risk of fragrance allergy in the general population: challenges and methodological issues
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, USC Dermatologia, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy
    Drug Saf 31:440-3. 2008

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. ncbi Epidemiology of cutaneous drug-induced reactions
    L Naldi
    Department of Dermatology Azienda Ospedaliera Papa Giovanni XXIII Bergamo, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 149:207-18. 2014
    ..Identification of risk factors for adverse reactions and appropriate genetic screening of groups at higher risk may improve the outcomes of skin reactions...
  2. pmc Potential role of ustekinumab in the treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis
    Santo Raffaele Mercuri
    Unità di Dermatologia, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico San Raffaele, Universita Vita Salute, Milano, Italy
    Biologics 4:119-29. 2010
    ..Long-term and comparative data are still limited. There is a need for continuing research on the long-term effectiveness and safety of the drug...
  3. ncbi [Dermatology: experience with the disease registry for the treatment of psoriasis]
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore, Bergamo
    Recenti Prog Med 104:236-40. 2013
    ....
  4. doi Bullous pemphigoid: simple measures for a complex disease
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore, Bergamo, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 132:1948-50. 2012
    ..Ideally, epidemiological data should be complemented by immunological and genetic analyses aimed at providing better insight into the causation and prognosis of BP...
  5. pmc Genome-wide association study of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Europe
    Emmanuelle Genin
    INSERM U, Paris, France
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 6:52. 2011
    ..Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) are rare but extremely severe cutaneous adverse drug reactions in which drug-specific associations with HLA-B alleles were described...
  6. pmc Epidemiology and economic burden of herpes zoster and post-herpetic neuralgia in Italy: a retrospective, population-based study
    Leonardo Emberti Gialloreti
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Roma, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 10:230. 2010
    ..It focused primarily on immunocompetent patients aged > or = 50 years who would be eligible for preventive vaccination...
  7. doi Medical history, drug exposure and the risk of psoriasis. Evidence from an Italian case-control study
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatology 216:125-30; discussion 130-2. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association of psoriasis with selected medical conditions and a number of drugs used before diagnosis...
  8. ncbi The clinical spectrum of psoriasis
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi Gruppo Italiano Studi Epidemiologici in Dermatologia, Department of Dermatology, Ospedali Riuniti, 24100 Bergamo, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 25:510-8. 2007
    ..The broad and rather colorful clinical spectrum of psoriasis as well as implications for clinical practice will be comprehensively reviewed in this article...
  9. ncbi Improving sun-protection behavior among children: results of a cluster-randomized trial in Italian elementary schools. The "SoleSi SoleNo-GISED" Project
    Luigi Naldi
    CentroStudi GISED, Bergamo, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 127:1871-7. 2007
    ..No significant impact of the proposed educational program was documented at 1-year follow-up. Innovative strategies need to be developed to increase the effectiveness of future educational interventions in this area...
  10. ncbi Assessment of the risk of fragrance allergy in the general population: challenges and methodological issues
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, USC Dermatologia, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy
    Drug Saf 31:440-3. 2008
    ..Therefore, both a 'sentinel surveillance' system and more refined epidemiological studies in well defined populations are needed to reliably assess risks associated with fragrance exposure...
  11. ncbi Prevalence of actinic keratoses and associated factors in a representative sample of the Italian adult population: Results from the Prevalence of Actinic Keratoses Italian Study, 2003-2004
    Luigi Naldi
    Coordinating Center, Italian Group for Epidemiological Research in Dermatology GISED, Department of Dermatology, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 142:722-6. 2006
    ..The Prevalence of Actinic Keratoses Italian Study (PraKtis) was designed to estimate the point prevalence of actinic keratoses (AKs) and associated factors in a representative sample of the Italian adult population...
  12. doi The search for effective and safe disease control in psoriasis
    Luigi Naldi
    Unit of Dermatology and GISED Study Centre, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo 24100, Italy
    Lancet 371:1311-2. 2008
  13. doi Impact of body mass index and obesity on clinical response to systemic treatment for psoriasis. Evidence from the Psocare project
    Luigi Naldi
    GISED Study Centre, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatology 217:365-73. 2008
    ..Our aim was to assess the role of the body mass index (BMI) in the clinical response to systemic treatment for psoriasis...
  14. ncbi Emerging drugs for psoriasis
    Luigi Naldi
    Department of Dermatology, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 14:145-63. 2009
    ..There is no cure, but several treatment options are available...
  15. ncbi Registry research in dermatology
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi Gruppo Italiano Studi Epidemiologici in Dermatologia GISED, Ospedali Riuniti, Largo Barozzi 1, 24100 Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 27:185-91, vii. 2009
    ..Hospital-based registries primarily address prognosis, whereas population-based registries provide estimates of disease incidence. Opportunities to establish and investigate dermatology hospital- and population-based registries abound...
  16. ncbi Comparators, study duration, outcome measures and sponsorship in therapeutic trials of psoriasis: update of the EDEN Psoriasis Survey 2001-2006
    L Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore and Department of Dermatology, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, 24100 Bergamo, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 162:384-9. 2010
    ..Several new therapeutic options for psoriasis have been tested in clinical trials in recent years. Choice of comparator, study duration and outcome measures are critical for interpreting application of trial results to clinical practice...
  17. ncbi Scoring and monitoring the severity of psoriasis. What is the preferred method? What is the ideal method? Is PASI passé? facts and controversies
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi Gruppo Italiano Studi Epidemiologici in Dermatologia and Department of Dermatology, Ospedali Riuniti, Largo Barozzi 1, 24100 Bergamo, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 28:67-72. 2010
    ..The next generation of instruments should reflect the major concern of patients and treating physicians relative to safe and effective long-term disease control for a lifelong condition...
  18. ncbi Malignancy concerns with psoriasis treatments using phototherapy, methotrexate, cyclosporin, and biologics: facts and controversies
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi Gruppo Italiano Studi Epidemiologici in Dermatologia and Department of Dermatology, Largo Barozzi 1, Ospedali Riuniti, 24100 Bergamo, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 28:88-92. 2010
    ..More recently, an increased risk of cancer has been a concern with newly introduced biologic agents. The documentation of such a purported increased risk requires long-term follow-up of treated patients...
  19. doi Epidemiology of comorbidities in psoriasis
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore, presidio ospedaliero Matteo Rota, Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 23:114-8. 2010
    ..Comorbidities often become clinically manifest years after onset of psoriasis and tend to be more frequently seen in severe disease...
  20. ncbi Feasibility of a web-based continuing medical education program in dermatology: the DermoFAD experience in Italy
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatology 213:6-11. 2006
    ..From July 1 to August 27, 2004, a total of 500 medical doctors participated in a free of charge evaluation program of the project...
  21. ncbi Cigarette smoking, body mass index, and stressful life events as risk factors for psoriasis: results from an Italian case-control study
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 125:61-7. 2005
    ..Risk estimates, when taking into consideration the combined effect of these factors with smoking habits, were consistent with a multiplicative model of risk combination with no significant statistical interaction...
  22. doi Smoking and psoriasis: from epidemiology to pathomechanisms
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore, Unità di Dermatologia, Ospedali Riuniti, Via Garibaldi 13 15, 24100 Bergamo, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 129:2741-3. 2009
    ..It should be carefully considered in genetic studies because smoking can modify risk estimates for genetic markers. Genome-wide association studies may facilitate the analysis of genetic-environmental interaction in psoriasis...
  23. ncbi Epidemiology of psoriasis
    Luigi Naldi
    Department of Dermatology Bergamo General Hospital and Coordinating Center of the Italian Group for Epidemiologic Research in Dermatology, Bergamo, Italy
    Curr Drug Targets Inflamm Allergy 3:121-8. 2004
    ..By imposing methodologic control and a numerate approach, epidemiology can offer a major contribution to understand psoriasis...
  24. ncbi Study design and preliminary results from the pilot phase of the PraKtis study: self-reported diagnoses of selected skin diseases in a representative sample of the Italian population
    Luigi Naldi
    Coordinating Center, Italian Group for Epidemiological Research in Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatology 208:38-42. 2004
    ..g. photoaging, in a representative sample of the Italian population. Within the study, information on the history of relevant dermatological diagnoses was also collected...
  25. ncbi Traditional therapies in the management of moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis: an assessment of the benefits and risks
    L Naldi
    Clinica Dermatologica, Ospedali Riuniti, Largo Barozzi, 1 24128 Bergamo, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 152:597-615. 2005
    ..This review summarizes the benefits and risks of traditional, nonbiological therapies for moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis...
  26. ncbi Sun exposure, phenotypic characteristics, and cutaneous malignant melanoma. An analysis according to different clinico-pathological variants and anatomic locations (Italy)
    Luigi Naldi
    Clinica Dermatologica, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Bergamo, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 16:893-9. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the relation between sun exposure and other selected risk factors and the development of different clinico-pathological variants of cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) at different body locations...
  27. ncbi Prevalence of self-reported skin complaints and avoidance of common daily life consumer products in selected European Regions
    Luigi Naldi
    Department of Dermatology, Azienda Ospedaliera Papa Giovanni XXIII, Bergamo, Centro Studi Gruppo Italiano Studi Epidemiologici in Dermatologia Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore Presidio Ospedaliero Matteo Rota, Bergamo, Italy
    JAMA Dermatol 150:154-63. 2014
    ..Although itchy rash is a nonspecific manifestation, it may be considered in epidemiological surveys to reflect a constellation of skin conditions and to summarize the burden of these conditions on general health. ..
  28. doi Anthropometric measures, medical history and risk of basal cell carcinoma in an Italian case-control study
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Centro Studi GISED, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatology 216:271-6. 2008
    ..A few epidemiological studies investigated etiological factors for basal cell carcinoma (BCC) other than sunlight exposure and sunburns. Information on anthropometric measures and medical history is scant...
  29. ncbi Cutaneous malignant melanoma in women. Phenotypic characteristics, sun exposure, and hormonal factors: a case-control study from Italy
    Luigi Naldi
    The Oncology Study Group GISED, U O Operative Unit of Dermatology, Bergamo General Hospital, Bergamo, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 15:545-50. 2005
    ..We examined the role of personal host characteristics in relation to cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) among women, with a particular focus on hormonal and reproductive factors...
  30. ncbi Risk factors for histological types and anatomic sites of cutaneous basal-cell carcinoma: an italian case-control study
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 127:935-44. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi Congenital melanocytic nevus: an epidemiologic study in Italy
    Vito Ingordo
    Department of Dermatology, Italian Navy Main Hospital G Venticinque, Taranto, Italy
    Dermatology 214:227-30. 2007
    ..4% at 2 years of age. Some surveys performed among samples of children and adolescents in other countries showed a prevalence which ranged from 1.4 to 4.4%. Additional data on the frequency in adults are not available...
  32. doi Family history, body mass index, selected dietary factors, menstrual history, and risk of moderate to severe acne in adolescents and young adults
    Anna Di Landro
    Centro Studi Gruppo Italiano Studi Epidemiologici in Dermatologia, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore, Bergamo, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:1129-35. 2012
    ..Genetic and environmental components may contribute to acne causation...
  33. doi Prevalence of atopic dermatitis in Italian schoolchildren: factors affecting its variation
    Luigi Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, USC of Dermatology, University Hospital Bergamo, Italy
    Acta Derm Venereol 89:122-5. 2009
    ..1, 95% CI 6.5-39.5). This study gives estimates of the lifetime prevalence of atopic dermatitis in adolescents in Italy and emphasizes the direct association between the condition and other immune-related skin diseases...
  34. doi Double-blind, within-patient, randomized, clinical trial comparing fluorine-synthetic fiber socks with standard cotton socks in improving plantar psoriasis
    Simone Cazzaniga
    Centro Studi GISED, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore, Bergamo, Italy
    J Dermatolog Treat 25:26-9. 2014
    ..Rubbing the skin and trauma may influence the persistence of psoriasis over time...
  35. doi Randomized, within-patient, clinical trial comparing fluorine-synthetic fiber socks with standard cotton socks in improving plantar pustulosis
    Simone Cazzaniga
    Centro Studi GISED, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore, Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatology 228:166-71. 2014
    ..Rubbing the skin may influence the persistence of pustulosis over time. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of a new fabric made with fluorine-synthetic fiber in improving plantar pustulosis...
  36. doi Design and feasibility of an international study assessing the prevalence of contact allergy to fragrances in the general population: the European Dermato-Epidemiology Network Fragrance Study
    Marta Rossi
    Centro Studi GISED, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatology 221:267-75. 2010
    ..We report the methodology and the reliability of instruments adopted and discuss the feasibility based on a pilot phase...
  37. doi Reproducibility of dermoscopic features of congenital melanocytic nevi
    Vito Ingordo
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Military Centre G Venticinque, Taranto, Italy
    Dermatology 217:231-4. 2008
    ..The dermoscopic features of congenital melanocytic nevi (CMN) have recently been described, and some structures have been proposed as distinctive of these moles...
  38. ncbi Dermoscopic features of congenital melanocytic nevus and Becker nevus in an adult male population: an analysis with a 10-fold magnification
    Vito Ingordo
    Department of Dermatology, Italian Navy Main Hospital G Venticinque, Taranto, Italy
    Dermatology 212:354-60. 2006
    ..However, optical dermoscopy with the 10-fold magnification is largely available. In some instances, the differential diagnosis between large CMN and Becker nevus (BN) may be difficult...
  39. doi Perinatal factors and the risk of atopic dermatitis: a cohort study
    Fabio Parazzini
    Centro Studi GISED, Bergamo, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 25:43-50. 2014
    ..To analyze the effects of pregnancy and early events in the newborn on the risk of subsequent atopic dermatitis (AD) during the first year of life...
  40. doi The burden of moderate to severe psoriasis: an overview
    Giovanna Raho
    Centro Studi Gruppo Italiano Studi Epidemiologici in Dermatologia GISED, Bergamo, Italy
    Pharmacoeconomics 30:1005-13. 2012
    ..For a final conclusive judgement of the cost effectiveness of innovative therapies such as biological agents, long-term economic consequences have to be evaluated and long-term remission rates and complications considered...
  41. ncbi Prediction of clinical response to excimer laser treatment in vitiligo by using neural network models
    Simone Cazzaniga
    Centro Studi GISED, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore FROM, presidio ospedaliero Matteo Rota, Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatology 219:133-7. 2009
    ..A predictive model may help to select likely responders and to anticipate treatment duration in vitiligo...
  42. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors for superficial fungal infections among Italian Navy Cadets
    Vito Ingordo
    Department of Dermatology, Italian Navy Main Hospital M O Giulio Venticinque, Taranto, Italy
    Dermatology 209:190-6. 2004
    ..Limited studies on the prevalence and risk factors for superficial mycoses are available...
  43. ncbi Nevus count on specific anatomic sites as a predictor of total body count: a survey of 3,406 children from Italy
    Silvano Gallus
    Study Center of the Italian Group for Epidemiologic Research in Dermatology GISED, Bergamo General Hospital, Bergamo, and Clinic of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 166:472-8. 2007
    ..This large study provides definite evidence that examining the upper limbs only, particularly the lateral arms, is a practical and suitable tool for predicting total nevus count in children...
  44. doi Efficacy and safety of the Betamethasone valerate 0.1% plaster in mild-to-moderate chronic plaque psoriasis: a randomized, parallel-group, active-controlled, phase III study
    Luigi Naldi
    Clinica Dermatologica, Ospedali Riuniti, Centro Studi GISED, Bergamo, Italy
    Am J Clin Dermatol 12:191-201. 2011
    ..A ready-to-use occlusive dressing, which provides a continuous sustained release of BMV, has been developed for the treatment of psoriasis...
  45. ncbi Malignant melanoma in a candidate for heart transplantation
    Gianpaolo Tessari
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Verona, IT 37126 Verona, Italy
    Dermatology 210:233-6. 2005
    ..This case stresses the need for early and continuous dermatological evaluation of all candidates for solid organ transplantation. Clear guidelines for screening of skin cancer before transplantation are needed...
  46. ncbi Frequency of X-linked ichthyosis in coastal southern Italy: a study on a representative sample of a young male population
    Vito Ingordo
    Department of Dermatology, Italian Navy Main Hospital M O Giulio Venticinque, Taranto, Italy
    Dermatology 207:148-50. 2003
    ..No reports on the frequency of X-linked ichthyosis (XLI) in the Italian general population and few surveys on the frequency of XLI in large communities in the world are available...
  47. ncbi Variables affecting clinical response to treatment of facial port-wine stains by flash lamp-pumped pulsed dye laser: the importance of looking beyond the skin
    Pier Luca Bencini
    Istituto di Chirurgia e Laserchirurgia in Dermatologia I C L I D, Milano, Italy
    Lasers Med Sci 29:1365-70. 2014
    ..A strong association was found between arterial hypertension and the Type III capillaroscopic pattern. Age, arterial hypertension, capillaroscopic pattern, and body location should be considered when planning laser treatment of PWS...
  48. doi Randomized controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of 308-nm excimer laser alone or in combination with topical hydrocortisone 17-butyrate cream in the treatment of vitiligo of the face and neck
    F Sassi
    Centro Studi GISED, Ospedali, Riuniti, 24100 Bergamo, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 159:1186-91. 2008
    ..Vitiligo is a pigmentary disorder which may have disfiguring consequences. Its treatment remains a challenge...
  49. ncbi Dermatology launches the 'Evidence-Based Case Report' section
    Luigi Naldi
    Clinique et Policlinique de Dermatologie, Hopital Cantonal Universitaire, Geneve, Suisse and Clinica Dermatologica, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italia
    Dermatology 205:224-5. 2002
  50. ncbi Association of early-stage psoriasis with smoking and male alcohol consumption: evidence from an Italian case-control study
    L Naldi
    Department of Dermatology, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Milano, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 135:1479-84. 1999
    ..To analyze the association of psoriasis with smoking habits and alcohol consumption before first diagnosis by a dermatologist...
  51. ncbi Family history of psoriasis, stressful life events, and recent infectious disease are risk factors for a first episode of acute guttate psoriasis: results of a case-control study
    L Naldi
    Clinica Dermatologica, , Ospedale Riuniti de Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 44:433-8. 2001
    ..By relying on the clinical diagnosis we possibly underestimate the association of guttate psoriasis with infection...
  52. ncbi Anthropometric measures and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma: a case-control study from Italy
    Silvano Gallus
    Mario Negri Institute of Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Melanoma Res 16:83-7. 2006
    ..BSA is also related to the risk of CMM. In terms of the population attributable risk, overweight and obesity would account for 31% of the cases of CMM in this Italian population, indicating the scope of prevention...
  53. ncbi Tobacco and skin disease
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Dermatology 211:81-3. 2005
  54. ncbi The density of melanocytic nevi correlates with constitutional variables and history of sunburns: a prevalence study among Italian schoolchildren
    Paolo Carli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Dermatologiche, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Int J Cancer 101:375-9. 2002
    ..Our study confirms that, in Italian schoolchildren, there is a relation between pigmentary traits, history of sunburns and the density of melanocytic nevi. Melanocytic nevi and malignant melanoma share a similar risk factor profile...
  55. ncbi A retrospective study of the effect of long-term topical application of retinaldehyde (0.05%) on the development of actinic keratosis
    Alexandre Campanelli
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dermatology 205:146-52. 2002
    ..The role of topical retinoids on photocarcinogenesis is still unclear. Retinaldehyde is a natural metabolite of vitamin A used as a cosmetic product. Its effect on actinic keratoses has not been studied to date...
  56. ncbi A new era in the management of psoriasis? Promises and facts
    Luigi Naldi
    Dermatology 210:179-81. 2005
    ..The role of interventions like education and psychological support as an adjunct to conventional treatment is just one example. Independent research networks may be required to address these controversial areas...
  57. ncbi Dermoscopy of pigmented seborrheic keratosis: a morphological study
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Clinic, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland
    Arch Dermatol 138:1556-60. 2002
    ..To describe morphological features of seborrheic keratosis as seen by dermoscopy and to investigate their prevalence...
  58. pmc Keratotic skin lesions and other risk factors are associated with skin cancer in organ-transplant recipients: a case-control study in The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Italy
    Jan N Bouwes Bavinck
    Department of Dermatology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 127:1647-56. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi Red hairs, number of nevi, and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma: results from a case-control study in Italy
    Luigi Naldi
    Arch Dermatol 142:935-6. 2006
  60. ncbi The +61 A-G polymorphism of the epidermal growth factor gene is not associated with occurrence of non-melanocytic skin tumors in transplant recipients
    Sara Tartaglia
    J Dermatol Sci 46:147-9. 2007
  61. ncbi Assessing the impact of psoriasis and the relevance of qualitative research
    Ray Jobling
    St John s College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Invest Dermatol 126:1438-40. 2006
    ..Merging a qualitative and individual case analysis with assessment of quality of life would represent a direction for future studies...
  62. ncbi Psoriasis
    Luigi Naldi
    N Engl J Med 353:848-50; author reply 848-50. 2005
  63. ncbi Mortality from cutaneous malignant melanoma in Europe. Has the epidemic levelled off?
    Cristina Bosetti
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Melanoma Res 14:301-9. 2004
    ..The particularly favourable trends in young people suggest that a further decline in mortality from CMM in Europe is likely to occur within the next few years...
  64. ncbi Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis: assessment of medication risks with emphasis on recently marketed drugs. The EuroSCAR-study
    Maja Mockenhaupt
    Dokumentationszentrum schwerer Hautreaktionen, Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Invest Dermatol 128:35-44. 2008
    ..The use of such drugs as first-line therapies should be considered carefully, especially when safer alternative treatments exist. A number of widely used drugs did not show any risk for SJS and TEN...
  65. ncbi Glutathione S-transferase and CYP1A1 gene polymorphisms and non-melanoma skin cancer risk in Italian transplanted patients
    Macarena Gomez Lira
    Section of Biology and Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Exp Dermatol 15:958-65. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi Conflicts of interest in dermatology
    Hywel C Williams
    Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, UK
    Acta Derm Venereol 86:485-97. 2006
    ..Collectively, they illustrate the many ways in which conflicts can pervade the world of dermatology publications and patient support group activities...
  67. ncbi X-linked ichthyosis in southern Italy
    Vito Ingordo
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:962-3. 2003
  68. ncbi Evidence-based dermatology: a need to reset the agenda
    Luigi Naldi
    Dermatology 204:1-3. 2002
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  69. ncbi Counting genetic skin disease in the population
    Luigi Naldi
    Dermatology 207:125-6. 2003
  70. ncbi Number of nevi at a specific anatomical site and its relation to cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Giorgia Randi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 126:2106-10. 2006
    ..1 (95% CIs: 1.2-3.6) for the highest versus the lowest tertile of number of nevi. Our data do not support the hypothesis of a specific effect of nevi at each single anatomical site...
  71. ncbi The epidemiology of fragrance allergy: questions and needs
    Luigi Naldi
    Department of Dermatology, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève visiting appointment, Switzerland
    Dermatology 205:89-97. 2002
    ..There are still open questions about the safety of fragrances...
  72. ncbi Correlations between clinical patterns and causes of erythema multiforme majus, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis: results of an international prospective study
    Ariane Auquier-Dunant
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Arch Dermatol 138:1019-24. 2002
    ..It was proposed that Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis differed from erythema multiforme majus by the pattern and localization of skin lesions...
  73. ncbi Randomized clinical trials for psoriasis 1977-2000: the EDEN survey
    Luigi Naldi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    J Invest Dermatol 120:738-41. 2003
    ..There is an urgent need to reset the research agenda focusing on long-term comparative RCTs. Editors of major medical and dermatological journals are urged to take a role in improving the quality of RCT reporting...
  74. ncbi Allopurinol is the most common cause of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in Europe and Israel
    Sima Halevy
    Department of Dermatology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:25-32. 2008
    ..Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are rare severe cutaneous adverse reactions...
  75. ncbi Health-related quality of life: from health economics to bedside?
    Luigi Naldi
    Dermatology 215:273-6. 2007