Stefano Palomba

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Improvement in endothelial structure and function after metformin treatment in young normal-weight women with polycystic ovary syndrome: results of a 6-month study
    Francesco Orio
    Department of Molecular, Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6072-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A multicenter randomized, controlled study comparing laparoscopic versus minilaparotomic myomectomy: short-term outcomes
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 88:942-51. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Single-incision Mini-slings Versus Retropubic Tension-free Vaginal Tapes: A Multicenter Clinical Trial
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy Electronic address
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 21:303-10. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Metformin and gonadotropins for ovulation induction in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliera ASMN, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42123 Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 12:3. 2014
  5. pmc Journal of Ovarian Research reviewer acknowledgement 2012
    David T Curiel
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Louisville, Louisville KY 40202, USA
    J Ovarian Res 6:16. 2013
  6. pmc Pronuclear morphology evaluation in in vitro fertilization (IVF) / intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles: a retrospective clinical review
    Alessia Nicoli
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Sterility Centre P, Bertocchi, Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, A, O, S, Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Reggio Emilia and University of Modena, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Ovarian Res 6:1. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Effects of metformin in women with polycystic ovary syndrome treated with gonadotrophins for in vitro fertilisation and intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    S Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Paediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliera ASMN, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    BJOG 120:267-76. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Nexplanon: the new implant for long-term contraception. A comprehensive descriptive review
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Viale Europa, Catanzaro, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:710-21. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Port-site metastasis after laparoscopic surgical staging of endometrial cancer: a systematic review of the published and unpublished data
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 19:531-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial comparing three vaginal kits of single-incision mini-slings for stress urinary incontinence: surgical data
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 163:108-12. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Improvement in endothelial structure and function after metformin treatment in young normal-weight women with polycystic ovary syndrome: results of a 6-month study
    Francesco Orio
    Department of Molecular, Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6072-6. 2005
    ..Recent data indicate that women affected by the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at greater risk for cardiovascular disease and that metformin may improve the metabolic alterations in these patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint A multicenter randomized, controlled study comparing laparoscopic versus minilaparotomic myomectomy: short-term outcomes
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 88:942-51. 2007
    ..To compare the laparoscopic and minilaparotomic approaches for symptomatic uterine leiomyomas treatment in terms of safety and feasibility...
  3. doi request reprint Single-incision Mini-slings Versus Retropubic Tension-free Vaginal Tapes: A Multicenter Clinical Trial
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy Electronic address
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 21:303-10. 2014
    ..To compare single-incision mini-slings (SIMSs) and retropubic tension-free vaginal tape (r-TVT) in terms of the long-term efficacy and safety for the treatment of female stress (SUI) or mixed urinary incontinence (MUI)...
  4. doi request reprint Metformin and gonadotropins for ovulation induction in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliera ASMN, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42123 Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 12:3. 2014
    ..Further well designed, blinded, placebo-controlled, and adequately powered RCTs are need to confirm that metanalytic results. ..
  5. pmc Journal of Ovarian Research reviewer acknowledgement 2012
    David T Curiel
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Louisville, Louisville KY 40202, USA
    J Ovarian Res 6:16. 2013
    ..CONTRIBUTING REVIEWERS: The editors of Journal of Ovarian Research would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in volume 5 (2012)...
  6. pmc Pronuclear morphology evaluation in in vitro fertilization (IVF) / intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles: a retrospective clinical review
    Alessia Nicoli
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Sterility Centre P, Bertocchi, Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, A, O, S, Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Reggio Emilia and University of Modena, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Ovarian Res 6:1. 2013
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  7. doi request reprint Effects of metformin in women with polycystic ovary syndrome treated with gonadotrophins for in vitro fertilisation and intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    S Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Paediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliera ASMN, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    BJOG 120:267-76. 2013
    ..Metformin is widely used for treating women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and many patients with PCOS who are infertile receive gonadotrophins while being treated with metformin...
  8. doi request reprint Nexplanon: the new implant for long-term contraception. A comprehensive descriptive review
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Viale Europa, Catanzaro, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:710-21. 2012
    ..Finally, it was defined in which women the use of Nexplanon(®) is indicated and in which it is contra-indicated...
  9. doi request reprint Port-site metastasis after laparoscopic surgical staging of endometrial cancer: a systematic review of the published and unpublished data
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 19:531-7. 2012
    ..Port-site metastases of endometrial cancer are an entity rarely reported but probably the expression of an aggressive disease. The available data do not allow us to draw conclusions or suggestions for their prevention and the treatment...
  10. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial comparing three vaginal kits of single-incision mini-slings for stress urinary incontinence: surgical data
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 163:108-12. 2012
    ..To date, several SIMS are available, but few and uncontrolled comparative data have assessed their safety and feasibility. The aim of the present clinical study was to compare three different SIMS in an ambulatory setting...
  11. doi request reprint Decidual endovascular trophoblast invasion in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: an experimental case-control study
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliera Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Viale Risorgimento, 42123 Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:2441-9. 2012
    ..Previous experimental and clinical data suggest impaired decidual trophoblast invasion in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)...
  12. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus abdominal approach to endometrial cancer: a 10-year retrospective multicenter analysis
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 22:425-33. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to give a reality-based picture of the use of laparoscopic surgery for staging endometrial cancer patients out of the experimental setting...
  13. pmc The risk of a persistent glucose metabolism impairment after gestational diabetes mellitus is increased in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Diabetes Care 35:861-7. 2012
    ..To test the hypothesis that the risk of persistent glucose impairment after gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is increased in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  14. doi request reprint Metformin administration in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome who receive gonadotropins for in vitro fertilization cycles: 10-year experience in a large infertile population
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:81-6. 2012
    ..This effect may benefit or harm on the basis of ovarian reserve and patients' characteristics...
  15. pmc Relationship between heart rate recovery and inflammatory markers in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a cross-sectional study
    Francesco Giallauria
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular and Immunological Sciences, Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Ovarian Res 2:3. 2009
    ..A subclinical increase of the inflammation markers has been also observed in the PCOS. This study was designed to study the relationships between HRR and inflammatory markers in PCOS women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of laparoscopic ovarian diathermy in clomiphene citrate-resistant women with polycystic ovary syndrome: relationships with chronological and ovarian age
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:329-35. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate reproductive outcomes in clomiphene citrate (CC)-resistant PCOS patients treated with LOD according to ovarian and chronological age...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ovulation induction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 86:S26-7. 2006
    ..Metformin alone or combined with CC is a valid second step approach, whereas the laparoscopic ovarian diathermy can be useful only in selected cases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Uterine effects of clomiphene citrate in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a prospective controlled study
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Hum Reprod 21:2823-9. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Presacral neurectomy for surgical management of pelvic pain associated with endometriosis: a descriptive review
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia Catanzaro, Rome, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:377-85. 2006
    ..The aim of this review is to describe presacral neurectomy surgical techniques, data regarding safety and efficacy of this procedure, its indications, and future research on its applications in clinical practice...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of preconceptional metformin on abortion risk in polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 92:1646-58. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of pregestational metformin administration on abortion risk in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients...
  21. doi request reprint Laparoscopic treatment for endometrial cancer: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs)
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Viale Europa, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 112:415-21. 2009
    ..To define, if any, type I clinical evidence regarding the safety and efficacy of the laparoscopic approach to endometrial cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ovulation induction in infertile patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    S Palomba
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 58:115-35. 2006
    ..To date, new effective and cheap drugs, such as metformin and aromatase inhibitors, are available. The aim of the present descriptive review is to describe the main therapeutic approaches for treating infertile patients with PCOS...
  23. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation versus vaginal uterosacral ligament resection in postmenopausal women with intractable midline chronic pelvic pain: a randomized study
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 129:84-91. 2006
    ..To assess and compare the laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation (LUNA) and the vaginal uterosacral ligament resection (VUSR) in postmenopausal women with chronic pelvic pain (CPP)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical use of the perifollicular vascularity assessment in IVF cycles: a pilot study
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Hum Reprod 21:1055-61. 2006
    ..The aim of the present controlled study was to assess the clinical feasibility and efficacy of the perifollicular vascularity assessment for oocyte selection in IVF cycles...
  25. ncbi request reprint Metformin administration and laparoscopic ovarian drilling improve ovarian response to clomiphene citrate (CC) in oligo-anovulatory CC-resistant women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 63:631-5. 2005
    ..Design Prospective controlled study...
  26. ncbi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives in infertile patients: A descriptive review
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:537-46. 2006
    ..In addition, the use of OCs is useful for scheduling in vitro fertilization programs downregulated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone-antagonists...
  27. ncbi request reprint Plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 and miscarriage after metformin treatment and laparoscopic ovarian drilling in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 84:761-5. 2005
    ..The lack of a decrease in PAI-1 activity is related to a high risk for miscarriage...
  28. ncbi request reprint Antiproliferative and proapoptotic effects of raloxifene on uterine leiomyomas in postmenopausal women
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 84:154-61. 2005
    ..To study the cell effects of raloxifene on uterine and leiomyoma tissue in postmenopausal women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two fertility-sparing approaches for bilateral borderline ovarian tumours: a randomized controlled study
    S Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Hum Reprod 22:578-85. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of two laparoscopic fertility-sparing surgical procedures for the treatment of bilateral BOTs on recurrence and fertility in young women who desire to conceive as soon as possible...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of metformin and clomiphene citrate on ovarian vascularity in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 86:1694-701. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of metformin and of clomiphene citrate (CC) on the ovarian blood perfusion and on perifollicular and peri-corpus luteum (CL) vascularity in anovulatory women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Tibolone reverses the cognitive effects caused by leuprolide acetate administration, improving mood and quality of life in patients with symptomatic uterine leiomyomas
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 90:165-73. 2008
    ..To investigate the effects of tibolone co-administration with GnRH agonist treatment in terms of cognition, mood, and quality of life...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of female urinary incontinence: an overview]
    S Palomba
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia ed Ostetricia, Universita degli Studi di Catanzaro, Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 59:543-8. 2007
    ..The authors reviewed the evidence-based data available in literature, regarding the treatment of the female urinary incontinence and suggested potential therapeutic strategies to approach a woman with urinary incontinence...
  33. ncbi request reprint Clomiphene citrate versus metformin as first-line approach for the treatment of anovulation in infertile patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Via Pio X, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3498-503. 2007
    ..Clomiphene citrate (CC) and metformin are two effective drugs used to induce ovulation in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), even if it is still unclear which compound between them should be initially administered...
  34. ncbi request reprint Structured exercise training programme versus hypocaloric hyperproteic diet in obese polycystic ovary syndrome patients with anovulatory infertility: a 24-week pilot study
    S Palomba
    Unit of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Via Pio X, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Hum Reprod 23:642-50. 2008
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Perifollicular vascularity assessment for selecting the best oocytes for in vitro fertilization programs in older patients
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 90:1305-9. 2008
    ..Data obtained from 60 infertile patients who were >40 years of age and were unselected for ovarian reserve showed that this approach does not improve any reproductive outcomes in IVF programs...
  36. ncbi request reprint Outlook: metformin use in infertile patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: an evidence-based overview
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 16:327-35. 2008
    ..Co-administration of metformin in PCOS patients treated with gonadotrophin improves the mono-ovulation rate and can prevent ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in patients treated with gonadotrophins for IVF cycles...
  37. ncbi request reprint A multicenter randomized, controlled study comparing laparoscopic versus minilaparotomic myomectomy: reproductive outcomes
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 88:933-41. 2007
    ..To assess the reproductive outcomes after minilaparotomic and laparoscopic myomectomy in patients wishing to conceive...
  38. ncbi request reprint Presurgical assessment of intraabdominal visceral fat in obese patients with early-stage endometrial cancer treated with laparoscopic approach: relationships with early laparotomic conversions
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:195-201. 2007
    ..To evaluate the relationship between intraabdominal visceral fat (IVF) and early conversion from laparoscopy to laparotomy in obese patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Sjögren's syndrome extraglandular expressions]
    S Palomba
    Cattedra di Ginecologia ed Ostetricia, Universita degli Studi Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 60:183-8. 2008
    ..The present review will treat mainly of SS extraglandular expressions, focusing on scientific literature articles regarding SS implications in gynecology and obstetrics...
  40. doi request reprint Efficacy predictors for metformin and clomiphene citrate treatment in anovulatory infertile patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 91:2557-67. 2009
    ..To evaluate ovulation and pregnancy predictors in infertile polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients who received clomiphene citrate (CC) and metformin as first-line ovulation inductors...
  41. doi request reprint Insulin-sensitizing agents and reproductive function in polycystic ovary syndrome patients
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:364-73. 2008
    ..To review the current reproductive advances in insulin-sensitizing agents for treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome patients...
  42. doi request reprint Clomiphene citrate, metformin or both as first-step approach in treating anovulatory infertility in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): a systematic review of head-to-head randomized controlled studies and meta-analysis
    Stefano Palomba
    Chair of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 70:311-21. 2009
    ..The aim of the current paper was to define, if possible, the best evidence-based recommendations regarding the use of CC and/or metformin as the initial treatment of PCOS women with anovulatory infertility...
  43. doi request reprint Effectiveness of risedronate in osteoporotic postmenopausal women with inflammatory bowel disease: a prospective, parallel, open-label, two-year extension study
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Menopause 15:730-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate long-term efficacy of risedronate in osteoporotic postmenopausal patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment with oral contraceptives in infertile anovulatory patients with polycystic ovary syndrome who receive gonadotropins for controlled ovarian stimulation
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 89:1838-42. 2008
    ..No effect was observed in rates of cycle cancellation, pregnancy, abortion, live birth, multiple pregnancies, and ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome...
  45. pmc Does metformin affect ovarian morphology in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome? A retrospective cross-sectional preliminary analysis
    Angela Falbo
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Ovarian Res 2:5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate ovarian morphology in patients affected by PCOS with different ovulatory responses to metformin...
  46. doi request reprint Does metformin affect the ovarian response to gonadotropins for in vitro fertilization treatment in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome and reduced ovarian reserve? A randomized controlled trial
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 96:1128-33. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effects of metformin on the ovarian response to gonadotropins given for in vitro fertilization (IVF) programs in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and reduced ovarian reserve...
  47. doi request reprint Metformin reduces risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome during gonadotropin-stimulated in vitro fertilization cycles: a randomized, controlled trial
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 96:1384-1390.e4. 2011
    ..To test whether metformin administration reduces the incidence of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) in infertile high-risk patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who have been treated with gonadotropins for IVF...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effect of tibolone on breast symptoms resulting from postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Via Nicolardi 188, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Maturitas 45:267-73. 2003
    ..To evaluate the incidence of breast symptoms in a population treated with various hormone replacement therapy (HRT) regimens and to detect the variations in breast symptomatology after HRT changing to tibolone administration...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of combined GnRH analogue plus raloxifene administration in the treatment of uterine leiomyomas: a prospective, randomized, single-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro
    Hum Reprod 17:3213-9. 2002
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of alendronate treatment in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: relationship with BsmI vitamin D receptor genotypes
    Stefano Palomba
    University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:365-71. 2003
    ..To assess whether there is a relationship between the effectiveness of alendronate treatment in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis and BsmI vitamin D receptor (VDR) genotypes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Raloxifene administration in post-menopausal women with osteoporosis: effect of different BsmI vitamin D receptor genotypes
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Hum Reprod 18:192-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to correlate the effectiveness of raloxifene treatment in post-menopausal women with osteoporosis to BsmI VDR genotypes...
  52. ncbi request reprint [A retrospective analysis comparing colposuspension and retropubic mid-urethral sling as preventive anti-incontinence measures during laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy]
    S Palomba
    Cattedra di Ginecologia e Ostetricia, Universita Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italia
    Minerva Ginecol 63:171-80. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper was to compare two anti-incontinence procedures during laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (LSC) to prevent postoperative stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Raloxifene administration in women treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist for uterine leiomyomas: effects on bone metabolism
    Stefano Palomba
    Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Catanzaro, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:4476-81. 2002
    ..In conclusion, raloxifene prevents GnRH-a related bone loss in premenopausal women with uterine leiomyomas...
  54. ncbi request reprint Raloxifene administration in premenopausal women with uterine leiomyomas: a pilot study
    Stefano Palomba
    Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Catanzaro, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3603-8. 2002
    ..In conclusion, raloxifene has no significant effect on uterine and leiomyoma size or on menstrual cycle in premenopausal women...
  55. ncbi request reprint Bone metabolism in postmenopausal women who were treated with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist and tibolone
    Stefano Palomba
    Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 78:63-8. 2002
    ..To study the bone metabolism in postmenopausal women who have been treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRH-a) and tibolone...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effect of different doses of progestin on uterine leiomyomas in postmenopausal women
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 102:199-201. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effects of two doses of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) on uterine leiomyoma sizes and on uterine bleeding pattern in postmenopausal women treated with oral hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of estrogen replacement plus low-dose alendronate treatment on bone density in surgically postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Catanzaro, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:1502-8. 2002
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Transdermal hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women with uterine leiomyomas
    S Palomba
    Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 98:1053-8. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effects of transdermal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on uterine and leiomyoma size and on uterine bleeding patterns in postmenopausal women with uterine leiomyomas...
  59. ncbi request reprint Effects of raloxifene treatment on uterine leiomyomas in postmenopausal women
    S Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 76:38-43. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effects of raloxifene administration on uterine and uterine leiomyoma sizes in postmenopausal women...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Sex ratio in the offspring of pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome: effect of different phenotypes]
    S Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 63:213-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper was to investigate the sex ratio in the offspring of pregnant patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  61. pmc Changes in androgens and insulin sensitivity indexes throughout pregnancy in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): relationships with adverse outcomes
    Angela Falbo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Ovarian Res 3:23. 2010
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of risedronate administration in osteoporotic postmenopausal women affected by inflammatory bowel disease
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Osteoporos Int 16:1141-9. 2005
    ..36 (95% confidence interval, 0.14-0.85). In conclusion, risedronate administration is an effective anti-osteoporotic treatment in osteoporotic postmenopausal women with IBD in remission...
  63. ncbi request reprint Prospective parallel randomized, double-blind, double-dummy controlled clinical trial comparing clomiphene citrate and metformin as the first-line treatment for ovulation induction in nonobese anovulatory women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Magna Graecia of Catanzar, Via Nicolardi 188, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4068-74. 2005
    ..Although metformin has been shown to be effective in the treatment of anovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), clomiphene citrate (CC) is still considered to be the first-line drug to induce ovulation in these patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint Leuprolide acetate treatment with and without coadministration of tibolone in premenopausal women with menstrual cycle-related irritable bowel syndrome
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Via Nicolardi 188, Naples 80131, Italy
    Fertil Steril 83:1012-20. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists (GnRH-a) with or without coadministration of tibolone in women with menstrual cycle-related irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)...
  65. doi request reprint New tool (Laparotenser) for gasless laparoscopic myomectomy: a multicenter-controlled study
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 94:1090-6. 2010
    ..To assess feasibility and safety of a new surgical instrument-Laparotenser-in the procedure of gasless laparoscopic myomectomy...
  66. doi request reprint Management strategies for ovulation induction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and known clomifene citrate resistance
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 21:465-73. 2009
    ..The purpose of the current review will be to describe treatment strategies to induce ovulation in infertile PCOS patients with clomifene citrate resistance...
  67. pmc Effects of metformin with or without supplementation with folate on homocysteine levels and vascular endothelium of women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Diabetes Care 33:246-51. 2010
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Pregnancy in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: the effect of different phenotypes and features on obstetric and neonatal outcomes
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Fertil Steril 94:1805-11. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that the risk of adverse obstetric or neonatal outcomes varies according to different phenotypes of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and to evaluate the clinical impact of the main features of PCOS...
  69. doi request reprint Systemic and local effects of metformin administration in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): relationship to the ovulatory response
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Via T Campanella 182 1, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Hum Reprod 25:1005-13. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether the efficacy of the drug in patients with PCOS is related to a systemic hormonal-metabolic improvement, or to a local action on the ovary...
  70. ncbi request reprint Metformin administration versus laparoscopic ovarian diathermy in clomiphene citrate-resistant women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a prospective parallel randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:4801-9. 2004
    ..64.5%) rates were significantly (P < 0.05) different between the two groups. Our data show that metformin administration is more effective than LOD in overall reproductive outcomes in overweight infertile CC-resistant women with PCOS...
  71. doi request reprint Uterine blood flow in pregnant patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: relationships with clinical outcomes
    S Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    BJOG 117:711-21. 2010
    ..To study the impedance to blood flow through the uterine artery in pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and to evaluate its predictive value for adverse pregnancy and perinatal outcomes in this population...
  72. doi request reprint Ultra-conservative fertility-sparing strategy for bilateral borderline ovarian tumours: an 11-year follow-up
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Via T Campanella 182 1 88100, Viale Europa, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Hum Reprod 25:1966-72. 2010
    ..This is a prospective long-term extension study of a randomized controlled trial aimed to assess the risk-benefit ratio of an ultra-conservative fertility-sparing approach in patients with bilateral borderline ovarian tumours (BOTs)...
  73. pmc Serum and follicular anti-Mullerian hormone levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) under metformin
    Angela Falbo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Ovarian Res 3:16. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) whether metformin administration affects serum and follicular AMH levels, and whether this is related to ovarian response to the treatment...
  74. doi request reprint Six weeks of structured exercise training and hypocaloric diet increases the probability of ovulation after clomiphene citrate in overweight and obese patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
    S Palomba
    Unit of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Viale Europa Catanzaro, Italy
    Hum Reprod 25:2783-91. 2010
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Long-term effectiveness and safety of GnRH agonist plus raloxifene administration in women with uterine leiomyomas
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Hum Reprod 19:1308-14. 2004
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the long-term effectiveness and safety of GnRH agonist plus raloxifene administration in women with symptomatic uterine leiomyomas...
  76. doi request reprint Evidence-based and potential benefits of metformin in the polycystic ovary syndrome: a comprehensive review
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Via Pio X, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Endocr Rev 30:1-50. 2009
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Visceral fat is associated with cardiovascular risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Teresa Cascella
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University of Naples, Naples 80131, Italy
    Hum Reprod 23:153-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between visceral fat (VF) and early markers of CVD in PCOS women...
  78. ncbi request reprint Lack of an association between peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma gene Pro12Ala polymorphism and adiponectin levels in the polycystic ovary syndrome
    Francesco Orio
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:5110-5. 2004
    ..In conclusion, our results confirm that adiponectin concentrations are similar in PCOS and controls and demonstrate no effect of the PPAR-gamma gene Pro12Ala polymorphism on serum adiponectin levels...
  79. ncbi request reprint Long-term effectiveness of presacral neurectomy for the treatment of severe dysmenorrhea due to endometriosis
    Fulvio Zullo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:23-8. 2004
    ..To assess the long-term effectiveness of presacral neurectomy (PSN) in women with severe dysmenorrhea due to endometriosis treated with conservative laparoscopic surgical intervention...
  80. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of presacral neurectomy in women with severe dysmenorrhea caused by endometriosis who were treated with laparoscopic conservative surgery: a 1-year prospective randomized double-blind controlled trial
    Fulvio Zullo
    Departments Obstetrics and Gynecology, the University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, The University of Rome, Catanzaro, Rome
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:5-10. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of presacral neurectomy in women with severe dysmenorrhea caused by endometriosis that was treated with conservative surgical intervention...
  81. ncbi request reprint [Polycystic ovary syndrome: an example of obesity-related cardiovascular complication affecting young women]
    Francesco Orio
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 66:48-53. 2006
    ..All these features, probably linked to insulin-resistance, are often present in obese PCOS patients. Cardiovascular abnormalities represent important long-term sequelae of PCOS that need further investigations...
  82. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and cardiopulmonary effects of detraining after a structured exercise training programme in young PCOS women
    Francesco Orio
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 68:976-81. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine if the favourable cardiopulmonary and metabolic benefits induced by exercise training (ET) programme are maintained after its cessation...
  83. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary impairment in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Francesco Orio
    Department of Molecular, Clinical Endocrinology, and Oncology, University Federico II of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2967-71. 2006
    ..At the moment, no evaluation of cardiopulmonary functional capacity in young patients with PCOS has been performed...
  84. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Francesco Giallauria
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular and Immunological Sciences, Naples, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:987-92. 2008
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of the phosphoprotein enriched in diabetes gene product (Ped/pea-15) in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Silvia Savastano
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:557-62. 2007
    ..To evaluate Ped/pea-15 (phosphoprotein enriched in diabetes) expression in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) women...
  86. doi request reprint Exercise training improves autonomic function and inflammatory pattern in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
    Francesco Giallauria
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular and Immunological Sciences, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 69:792-8. 2008
    ..Exercise training (ET) favourably modulates cardiopulmonary function and insulin-sensitivity markers in PCOS women. The present study investigated the effects of ET on autonomic function and inflammatory pattern in PCOS women...
  87. ncbi request reprint Bupivacaine plus epinephrine for laparoscopic myomectomy: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Fulvio Zullo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 104:243-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of the injection of bupivacaine plus epinephrine before laparoscopic myomectomy...
  88. ncbi request reprint The cardiovascular risk of young women with polycystic ovary syndrome: an observational, analytical, prospective case-control study
    Francesco Orio
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:3696-701. 2004
    ..In conclusion, our data show the detrimental effect of PCOS on the cardiovascular system even in young women asymptomatic for cardiac disease...
  89. ncbi request reprint Early impairment of endothelial structure and function in young normal-weight women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Francesco Orio
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:4588-93. 2004
    ..0.5 +/- 0.2 pmol/liter for PCOS patients and controls, respectively).In conclusion, our data show that young, normal-weight, nondyslipidemic, nonhypertensive women with PCOS have an early impairment of endothelial structure and function...
  90. ncbi request reprint Uterine effects of metformin administration in anovulatory women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, University Federico II of Naples, Italy
    Hum Reprod 21:457-65. 2006
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Metformin improves all surrogate markers of endometrial receptivity in PCOS patients, without difference between patients who had favourable or unfavourable reproductive outcome...
  91. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of autocrosslinked hyaluronic acid gel after laparoscopic myomectomy in infertile patients: a prospective, randomized, controlled study
    Massimiliano Pellicano
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 80:441-4. 2003
    ..To assess the efficacy of autocrosslinked hyaluronic gel in postsurgical adhesion prevention after laparoscopic myomectomy...
  92. doi request reprint Androgens in polycystic ovary syndrome: the role of exercise and diet
    Francesco Giallauria
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular and Immunological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Semin Reprod Med 27:306-15. 2009
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Is ovulation induction still a therapeutic problem in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome?
    S Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:796-805. 2004
    ..Here we describe the procedures used to induce ovulation in PCOS patients, the surgical approach and medical treatments that are still being experimented...
  94. ncbi request reprint Role of metformin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: the state of the art
    S Palomba
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 60:77-82. 2008
    ..The Authors analyze here the administration of metformin for treating the ovarian dysfunction due to PCOS, and show the evidences available in literature regarding its alternative uses...
  95. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of short-term administration of tibolone plus gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue on the surgical outcome of laparoscopic myomectomy
    S Palomba
    Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 75:429-33. 2001
    ..To evaluate whether administration of tibolone changes the effectiveness of GnRH analogue administered before laparoscopic myomectomy...
  96. ncbi request reprint GH release after GHRH plus arginine administration in obese and overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    F Orio
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:117-22. 2003
    ..In conclusion, in PCOS women there is a BMI-independent alteration of the GH levels. Further investigations will be necessary to establish the real cause of these data...
  97. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone secretion after baclofen administration in different phases of the menstrual cycle in healthy women
    F Orio
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Horm Res 55:131-6. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of baclofen administration on growth hormone (GH) secretion during different phases of the menstrual cycle...
  98. ncbi request reprint Adrenal adenoma and normal androgen levels in a young woman with polycystic ovaries: a case of idiopathic hirsutism?
    F Orio
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:61-6. 2004
    ..This case report underlines the need of cautious interpretation of imaging results and clinical signs of severe hirsutism, reminding one that the true cause of a medical problem may not be the most evident...
  99. ncbi request reprint [Polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity: non pharmacological approaches]
    F Orio
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia, Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 59:63-73. 2007
    ..Anyway other studies are necessary to justify a similar assertion in women with PCOS. At the same way, the optimum regimen of physical exercise for PCOS women is still to be demonstrated...
  100. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and cardiovascular consequences of polycystic ovary syndrome
    F Orio
    Department of Endocrinology, Parthenope University, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 60:39-51. 2008
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonographic endometrial monitoring during continuous-sequential hormonal replacement therapy regimen in postmenopausal women
    P Affinito
    Clinical Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Maturitas 39:239-44. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The best timing for monitoring endometrial thickness during cs-HRT regimens is the period immediately after withdrawal bleeding improving the reliability of the ultrasonographic exam to identify endometrial pathologies...