Angelo Andriulli

Summary

Affiliation: San Giovanni Rotondo
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification of naïve HCV-1 patients with chronic hepatitis who may benefit from dual therapy with peg-interferon and ribavirin
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy Electronic address
    J Hepatol 60:16-21. 2014
  2. pmc Molecular pathways undergoing dramatic transcriptomic changes during tumor development in the human colon
    Rosalia Maglietta
    Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l Automazione CNR, Via Amendola 122 D I, 70126 Bari, Italy
    BMC Cancer 12:608. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Estimates of HCV-1 patients attaining RVR following dual therapy with peg-interferon and ribavirin
    A Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, Viale Cappuccini 1, 71013, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 58:1371-82. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Perendoscopic real-time assessment of pH improves detection of gastric preneoplastic conditions
    G Pezzicoli
    Etromapmax Pole, Biomedical Sciences School, Lesina, Foggia, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 59:97-105. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Survival of cirrhotic patients with early hepatocellular carcinoma treated by percutaneous ethanol injection or liver transplantation
    Angelo Andriulli
    Department of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Liver Transpl 10:1355-63. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis of ERCP-related pancreatitis: a randomized, controlled trial of somatostatin and gabexate mesylate
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gatroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital Istituto Ricovero Cura Carattere Scientifico, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:713-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic duct stents in the prophylaxis of pancreatic damage after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a systematic analysis of benefits and associated risks
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Digestion 75:156-63. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Early discontinuation of ribavirin in HCV-2 and HCV-3 patients responding to Peg-interferon alpha-2a and ribavirin
    A Andriulli
    Gastroenterology Unit, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 16:28-35. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Survival of patients with early hepatocellular carcinoma treated by percutaneous alcohol injection
    A Andriulli
    Department of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:1329-35. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Smoking as a cofactor for causation of chronic pancreatitis: a meta-analysis
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Pancreas 39:1205-10. 2010

Detail Information

Publications143 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification of naïve HCV-1 patients with chronic hepatitis who may benefit from dual therapy with peg-interferon and ribavirin
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy Electronic address
    J Hepatol 60:16-21. 2014
    ..The pool of HCV genotype 1 patients likely to be cured by peg-interferon and ribavirin remains to be quantified...
  2. pmc Molecular pathways undergoing dramatic transcriptomic changes during tumor development in the human colon
    Rosalia Maglietta
    Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l Automazione CNR, Via Amendola 122 D I, 70126 Bari, Italy
    BMC Cancer 12:608. 2012
    ..Analyzing preinvasive tumors of different sizes can therefore shed light on the sequence of these alterations...
  3. doi request reprint Estimates of HCV-1 patients attaining RVR following dual therapy with peg-interferon and ribavirin
    A Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, Viale Cappuccini 1, 71013, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 58:1371-82. 2013
    ..Since the perception of how large the pool of patients who may achieve rapid virologic response (RVR) is vaguely ascertained, we searched the literature for this information...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perendoscopic real-time assessment of pH improves detection of gastric preneoplastic conditions
    G Pezzicoli
    Etromapmax Pole, Biomedical Sciences School, Lesina, Foggia, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 59:97-105. 2013
    ..We assessed the usefulness of real-time, perendoscopic, gastric juice pH determination in identifying preneoplastic conditions of the stomach, that often escape the mere endoscopic evaluation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Survival of cirrhotic patients with early hepatocellular carcinoma treated by percutaneous ethanol injection or liver transplantation
    Angelo Andriulli
    Department of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Liver Transpl 10:1355-63. 2004
    ..The benefit of OLT extends to all patients, regardless of the degree of liver impairment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis of ERCP-related pancreatitis: a randomized, controlled trial of somatostatin and gabexate mesylate
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gatroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital Istituto Ricovero Cura Carattere Scientifico, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:713-8. 2004
    ..The aim of the study is to assess the efficacy of a 6.5-hour infusion of somatostatin or gabexate mesylate in preventing ERCP-related complications...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic duct stents in the prophylaxis of pancreatic damage after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a systematic analysis of benefits and associated risks
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Digestion 75:156-63. 2007
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Early discontinuation of ribavirin in HCV-2 and HCV-3 patients responding to Peg-interferon alpha-2a and ribavirin
    A Andriulli
    Gastroenterology Unit, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 16:28-35. 2009
    ..These results warrant future investigations, as discontinuing ribavirin could lead to considerable savings in cost and quality of life related to over-treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Survival of patients with early hepatocellular carcinoma treated by percutaneous alcohol injection
    A Andriulli
    Department of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:1329-35. 2006
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Smoking as a cofactor for causation of chronic pancreatitis: a meta-analysis
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Pancreas 39:1205-10. 2010
    ..To assess the evidence for tobacco smoking as a risk factor for the causation of chronic pancreatitis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial on the efficacy of a new symbiotic formulation, Flortec, in patients with irritable bowel syndrome: a multicenter, randomized study
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:S218-23. 2008
    ..Efficacy of symbiotics in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) remains unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: the outcome of anti-viral therapy in HCV genotype 2 and genotype 3 infected patients with chronic hepatitis
    A Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 28:397-404. 2008
    ..Anti-viral therapy seems more successful in HCV genotype 2 than genotype 3-infected patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Artificial neural networks can classify uninvestigated patients with dyspepsia
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:1055-8. 2007
    ..With this ability, ANNs can be used to assist in the classification and treatment of patients with uninvestigated dyspepsia, and to bring a greater level of confidence to this process...
  14. ncbi request reprint Short-term treatment duration for HCV-2 and HCV-3 infected patients
    A Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:741-8. 2006
    ..We have shown that 12-14 weeks treatment is effective in HCV-2 or -3 patients with undetectable HCV-RNA after 4 weeks of therapy (rapid virologic response)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Individualized treatment duration for hepatitis C genotype 1 patients: A randomized controlled trial
    Alessandra Mangia
    Gastroenterology, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Hepatology 47:43-50. 2008
    ..RVR patients with baseline viremia >or=400,000 IU/mL achieved higher SVR rates when treated for 48 weeks rather than 24 weeks (86.8% versus 73.1%, P = 0.14). The only predictive factor of SVR in RVR patients was advanced fibrosis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Peginterferon alfa-2b and ribavirin for 12 vs. 24 weeks in HCV genotype 2 or 3
    Alessandra Mangia
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    N Engl J Med 352:2609-17. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that in patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 2 or 3 in whom HCV RNA is not detectable after 4 weeks of therapy, 12 weeks of treatment is as effective as 24 weeks...
  17. ncbi request reprint Aberrant DNA methylation in non-neoplastic gastric mucosa of H. Pylori infected patients and effect of eradication
    Francesco Perri
    Department of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1361-71. 2007
    ..Gene promoter methylation is an epigenetic event leading to gene silencing. This mechanism is particularly relevant in cancer since it can interfere with the activity of specific "suppressor" genes...
  18. pmc Antiviral therapy in hepatitis C virus cirrhotic patients in compensated and decompensated condition
    Angelo Iacobellis
    Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, Viale Cappuccini 1, San Giovanni Rotondo 71013, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:6467-72. 2008
    ..Although SVR rates are low in decompensated cirrhotics due to hepatitis C, these patients have the most to gain as successful antiviral therapy is potentially lifesaving...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between UGT1A7, UGT1A9, ARP, SPINK1 and CFTR gene polymorphisms and pancreatic cancer in Italian patients
    Ada Piepoli
    Research Laboratory Department of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 12:6343-8. 2006
    ..To investigate simultaneously UGT1A7, UGT1A9, ARP, SPINK and CFTR genes to verify whether genetic polymorphisms predispose to the development of pancreatic cancer (PC)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Peginterferon alfa-2b and ribavirin in patients with hepatitis C virus and decompensated cirrhosis: a controlled study
    Angelo Iacobellis
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Hepatol 46:206-12. 2007
    ..To evaluate long-term outcomes in decompensated HCV-related cirrhotic patients treated with antiviral therapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Variants at the 3p21 locus influence susceptibility and phenotype both in adults and early-onset patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Anna Latiano
    Division of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 16:1108-17. 2010
    ....
  22. pmc Usefulness of the comprehensive geriatric assessment in older patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a two-year follow-up study
    Alberto Pilotto
    Geriatric Unit and Gerontology and Geriatrics Research Laboratories, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Dis 25:124-8. 2007
    ..The potential usefulness of standardized comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) in evaluating treatment and follow-up of older patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding is unknown...
  23. doi request reprint TNF-alpha polymorphisms in primary biliary cirrhosis: a northern and southern Italian experience
    Grazia Anna Niro
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1173:557-63. 2009
    ..We report a distinct genetic risk of developing PBC in the Italian population, with no interaction between the HLA and TNF alleles...
  24. pmc Associations between genetic polymorphisms in IL-33, IL1R1 and risk for inflammatory bowel disease
    Anna Latiano
    Division of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e62144. 2013
    ..We investigated the contribution of IL-33 and IL1RL1 polymorphisms to IBD risk, and possible correlations with phenotype in an Italian cohort of adult and pediatric patients...
  25. pmc Investigation of multiple susceptibility loci for inflammatory bowel disease in an Italian cohort of patients
    Anna Latiano
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy a latiano operapadrepio it
    PLoS ONE 6:e22688. 2011
    ..In this study we aimed to investigate the influence of SNPs tagging the genes/loci PTGER4, TNFSF15, NKX2-3, ZNF365, IFNG, PTPN2, PSMG1, and HLA in a large pediatric- and adult-onset IBD Italian cohort...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ranitidine bismuth citrate-based triple therapies after failure of the standard 'Maastricht triple therapy': a promising alternative to the quadruple therapy?
    F Perri
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, I R C C S, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:1017-22. 2001
    ..Triple therapy with proton pump inhibitor, clarythromycin, and amoxicillin has been proposed in Maastricht as the first-line treatment of H. pylori infection...
  27. doi request reprint Erythrocytes-mediated delivery of dexamethasone 21-phosphate in steroid-dependent ulcerative colitis: a randomized, double-blind Sham-controlled study
    Fabrizio Bossa
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:1872-9. 2013
    ..Efficacy of erythrocyte-mediated delivery of dexamethasone 21-phosphate in patients with steroid-dependent ulcerative colitis...
  28. doi request reprint Neuroimmune interactions in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases: disease activity and clinical behavior based on Substance P serum levels
    Francesca Tavano
    Department of Surgery, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Crohns Colitis 6:563-70. 2012
    ..We analyzed Substance P serum levels in patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, to detail the involvement of the neuropeptide in the pathophysiology of these disorders...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gabexate or somatostatin administration before ERCP in patients at high risk for post-ERCP pancreatitis: a multicenter, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial
    Angelo Andriulli
    Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:488-95. 2002
    ..A meta-analysis was conducted of all published studies on the use of somatostatin or gabexate for prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the role of the genetic variations of PTPN22, NFKB1, and FcGRIIIA genes in inflammatory bowel disease: a meta-analysis
    Anna Latiano
    Unità Operativa di Gastroenterologia e Laboratorio di Ricerca Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:1212-9. 2007
    ..We tested several polymorphisms of genes involved in the mucosal immune system in a population of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients to investigate their possible implication in disease predisposition...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic administration of somatostatin or gabexate does not prevent pancreatitis after ERCP: an updated meta-analysis
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza and De Bellis Hospitals, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:624-32. 2007
    ..The prophylactic use of somatostatin or gabexate in patients undergoing ERCP is still controversial...
  32. ncbi request reprint External validation of biochemical indices for noninvasive evaluation of liver fibrosis in HCV chronic hepatitis
    Angelo Iacobellis
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:868-73. 2005
  33. doi request reprint Changes in miR-143 and miR-21 expression and clinicopathological correlations in pancreatic cancers
    Francesca Tavano
    Department of Surgery, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Pancreas 41:1280-4. 2012
    ..The role of microRNAs (miRNAs) in tumor biology might pinpoint an alteration in expression of miRNAs as new diagnostic/prognostic biomarkers...
  34. doi request reprint Association study of a polymorphism in clock gene PERIOD3 and risk of inflammatory bowel disease
    Gianluigi Mazzoccoli
    Department of Medical Sciences, Division of Internal Medicine and Chronobiology Unit, IRCCS Scientific Institute and Regional General Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 29:994-1003. 2012
    ....
  35. doi request reprint DNA methyltransferases 1 and 3b expression in Huh-7 cells expressing HCV core protein of different genotypes
    Giorgia Benegiamo
    Gastroenterology Unit, I R C C S Casa Sollievo Della Sofferenza Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 57:1598-603. 2012
    ..Hepatitis C virus infects ~3% of the population and it is a risk factor for hepatocarcinogenesis. The epigenetic mechanisms of HCV-induced hepatocyte transformation towards malignancy in this context are unclear...
  36. doi request reprint Antiviral therapy in compensated and decompensated cirrhotic patients with chronic HCV infection
    Angelo Iacobellis
    Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, Division of Gastroenterology, IRCCS, Viale Cappuccini 1, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:1929-38. 2009
    ..This review focuses on data available to support both efficacy and safety of antiviral therapy in both compensated and decompensated cirrhotic patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four proton pump inhibitors for the short-term treatment of esophagitis in elderly patients
    Alberto Pilotto
    Geriatric Unit, IRCCS, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, Viale Cappuccini, 71013, San Giovanni Rotondo FG, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 13:4467-72. 2007
    ..To compare efficacy and tolerability of four proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) commonly used in the short-term therapy of esophagitis in elderly patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Antisecretory vs. antiproteasic drugs in the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis: the evidence-based medicine derived from a meta-analysis study
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    JOP 4:41-8. 2003
    ..At present, post-ERCP complications (and pancreatitis) can be prevented efficaciously by appropriate selection of patients, mastering of the technique and operator competence...
  39. doi request reprint Individualized treatment with combination of Peg-interferon alpha 2b and ribavirin in patients infected with HCV genotype 3
    Alessandra Mangia
    Liver Unit, IRCCS, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Hepatol 53:1000-5. 2010
    ..The benefit of individualizing treatment for patients with genotype 3 HCV infection on the basis of viral clearance at week 4 (wk4-R) has not been firmly established...
  40. doi request reprint Long-term outcome after antiviral therapy of patients with hepatitis C virus infection and decompensated cirrhosis
    Angelo Iacobellis
    Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:249-53. 2011
    ..We evaluated the long-term outcomes after antiviral therapy of patients with decompensated cirrhosis and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
  41. ncbi request reprint IL-10 haplotypes as possible predictors of spontaneous clearance of HCV infection
    A Mangia
    Division of Gastroenterology, Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, IRCCS, 71013, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Cytokine 25:103-9. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the results of pre-treatment urea breath test and efficacy of eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection
    F Perri
    Divisione di Gastroenterologia, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol 30:146-50. 1998
    ..This study was carried out to evaluate whether the 13C-urea breath test could assess the intragastric Helicobacter pylori load and predict the outcome of infected subjects undergoing short-term triple therapy...
  43. doi request reprint Outcome of chronic delta hepatitis in Italy: a long-term cohort study
    Grazia Anna Niro
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni, Rotondo, Italy
    J Hepatol 53:834-40. 2010
    ..To investigate the impact of HDV infection on morbidity and mortality of patients...
  44. doi request reprint Genetic variants of membrane metallopeptidase genes in inflammatory bowel diseases
    Francesca Tavano
    Department of Surgery, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 45:1003-10. 2013
    ..The substance P pathway modulates neuroimmune interactions during intestinal inflammation...
  45. doi request reprint ARNTL2 and SERPINE1: potential biomarkers for tumor aggressiveness in colorectal cancer
    Gianluigi Mazzoccoli
    Division of Internal Medicine and Chronobiology Unit, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, Research Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, FG, Italy
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 138:501-11. 2012
    ..Plasmin formation from plasminogen is regulated by plasminogen activator inhibitor type-1 (PAI-1). ARNTL2 activates the promoters of the PAI-1 gene, officially called SERPINE1, driving the circadian variation in circulating PAI-1 levels...
  46. ncbi request reprint High doses of interferon in combination with ribavirin are more effective than the standard regimen in patients with HCV genotype 1 chronic hepatitis
    Alessandra Mangia
    Division of Gastroenterology, Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Hepatol 37:109-16. 2002
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Predictors of failure of Helicobacter pylori eradication with the standard 'Maastricht triple therapy'
    F Perri
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:1023-9. 2001
    ..Triple therapy with proton pump inhibitor, clarithromycin and amoxicillin has recently been proposed in Maastricht as first-line treatment for H. pylori infection...
  48. ncbi request reprint Randomized study of two "rescue" therapies for Helicobacter pylori-infected patients after failure of standard triple therapies
    F Perri
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:58-62. 2001
    ..0001). CONCLUSIONS: In patients who failed standard eradicating treatments, a 10-day course of rifabutin with pantoprazole and amoxycillin is more effective and well tolerated than the quadruple therapy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of pegylated interferon and ribavirin in hepatitis C-related cirrhosis with neutropenia or thrombocytopenia
    Angelo Iacobellis
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo 71013, Italy Electronic address
    Dig Liver Dis 46:621-4. 2014
    ..To investigate the feasibility of pegylated interferon plus ribavirin treatment in cirrhotic patients who presented with, or developed while on-treatment, platelet counts ≤80,000/μL and/or neutrophil counts ≤1500/μL...
  50. doi request reprint Impact of genetic polymorphisms on the pathogenesis of idiopathic achalasia: Association with IL33 gene variant
    Anna Latiano
    IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, Division of Gastroenterology, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy Electronic address
    Hum Immunol 75:364-9. 2014
    ..To investigate the association of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of genes involved in the regulation of immune responses, IL33, IL1RL1, IL23R, and IL10, with idiopathic achalasia in an Italian cohort of patients...
  51. doi request reprint Effect of the BioEnterics intragastric balloon on weight, insulin resistance, and liver steatosis in obese patients
    Rosario Forlano
    Division of Gastroenterology and Endoscopic Unit, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:927-33. 2010
    ....
  52. pmc Mutual antagonism between circadian protein period 2 and hepatitis C virus replication in hepatocytes
    Giorgia Benegiamo
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, Hospital San Giovanni Rotondo, FG, San Giovanni, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e60527. 2013
    ..Disruption of biologic clocks is implicated in a variety of disorders including fatty liver disease, obesity and diabetes. The relation between HCV replication and the circadian clock is unknown...
  53. ncbi request reprint Combination therapy with amantadine and interferon in naïve patients with chronic hepatitis C: meta-analysis of individual patient data from six clinical trials
    Alessandra Mangia
    Division of Gastroenterology, Ospedale Casa Sollievo Sofferenza, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo 71013, Italy
    J Hepatol 40:478-83. 2004
    ..We performed a meta-analysis of the individual patient's data from previous studies...
  54. ncbi request reprint Non invasive evaluation of liver fibrosis in paediatric patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
    Angelo Iacobellis
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7821-5. 2006
    ..To identify the independent predictors of hepatic fibrosis in 69 children with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) due to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)...
  55. doi request reprint Sustained virological responses following standard anti-viral therapy in decompensated HCV-infected cirrhotic patients
    A Iacobellis
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo 71013, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 30:146-53. 2009
    ..Little data is available about predictors of sustained virological response (SVR) during anti-viral therapy of patients with decompensated HCV cirrhosis...
  56. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant chemo-radiotherapy for patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: a meta-analytical evaluation of prospective studies
    Virginia Festa
    Division of Gastroenterology, San Filippo Neri Hospital Rome, Italy
    JOP 14:618-25. 2013
    ..For patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer, the benefit of neoadjuvant therapy remains to be defined...
  57. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of reflux esophagitis in older people: a study of 840 consecutive patients
    Alberto Pilotto
    Geriatric Unit, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1537-42. 2006
    ..To compare symptoms and other clinical characteristics of reflux esophagitis in patients of different ages...
  58. ncbi request reprint Incidence rates of post-ERCP complications: a systematic survey of prospective studies
    Angelo Andriulli
    Gastroenterology Unit, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1781-8. 2007
    ..To provide health-care providers, patients, and physicians with an exhaustive assessment of prospective studies on rates of complications and fatalities associated with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a monoclonal antigen stool test (Hp StAR) with the 13C-urea breath test in monitoring Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy
    Francesco Perri
    Department of Internal Medicine, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 11:5878-81. 2005
    ..To evaluate the agreement between a mAb-based stool test (HP StAR) and the urea breath test (UBT) in monitoring (H pylori) infection after eradication therapy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Coarse nodular US pattern in hepatic cirrhosis: risk for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eugenio Caturelli
    Department of Anatomy and Histopathology, Gastroenterology Unit, Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Radiology 226:691-7. 2003
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of amantadine and interferon versus interferon alone as initial treatment for chronic hepatitis C
    A Mangia
    Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Human Pathology, Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Ospedale Canosa, Italy
    Hepatology 33:989-93. 2001
    ..A substantial proportion of naïve patients with chronic hepatitis C have an end-of-treatment and end-of-follow-up virologic and biochemical response to a combination of IFN and AMA. This new treatment appears safe and well tolerated...
  62. ncbi request reprint The association of MYO9B gene in Italian patients with inflammatory bowel diseases
    A Latiano
    UU OO Gastroenterologia, Endoscopia Digestiva e Lab di Ricerca, Ospedale I R C C S Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 27:241-8. 2008
    ..Variants of myosin IXB (MYO9B) gene, encoding for a motor protein implicated in epithelial permeability, have been recently associated with inflammatory bowel disease...
  63. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of pegylated interferon alpha-2a (40 KD) or interferon alpha-2a plus ribavirin and amantadine vs interferon alpha-2a and ribavirin in treatment-naïve patients with chronic hepatitis C
    A Mangia
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 12:292-9. 2005
    ..In treatment-naive patients with chronic hepatitis C, triple therapy with PEG-IFN alpha-2a, RBV and AMA produces higher SVR than dual or triple therapy with conventional IFN alpha-2a...
  64. doi request reprint Hepatitis delta virus induces specific DNA methylation processes in Huh-7 liver cancer cells
    Giorgia Benegiamo
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo FG, Italy
    FEBS Lett 587:1424-8. 2013
    ..A better understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in HDV-related carcinogenesis could help to identify new therapeutic targets...
  65. pmc Mirna expression profiles identify drivers in colorectal and pancreatic cancers
    Ada Piepoli
    Department and Laboratory of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, Research Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e33663. 2012
    ..The study of the associations of miRNA expression profile and cancer phenotype could help identify the links between deregulation of miRNA expression and oncogenic pathways...
  66. pmc Enteropathic spondyloarthropathy: a common genetic background with inflammatory bowel disease?
    Elisabetta Colombo
    Department of Medical Sciences, Unit of Gastroenterology, IRCCSCSS Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 15:2456-62. 2009
    ..Although functional studies are still needed to better understand its pathogenic role, great effort is being spent therapeutically targeting this pathway that may prove effective for both disorders...
  67. doi request reprint Erythrocyte-mediated delivery of dexamethasone in patients with mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis, refractory to mesalamine: a randomized, controlled study
    Fabrizio Bossa
    UU OO Gastroenterologia ed Endoscopia Digestiva, Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2509-16. 2008
    ..We planned a controlled study to investigate the efficacy and safety of dexamethasone 21-P (Dex 21-P) encapsulated into erythrocytes (DEE)...
  68. ncbi request reprint NOD2/CARD15 in healthy relatives of IBD patients
    V Annese
    U O Gastroenterologia, Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, FG, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 10:33-6. 2006
    ..Aim of this study was to investigate the presence of two risk alleles on healthy relatives of IBD patients and prospectively follow them for possible development of IBD...
  69. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of 5 MU of interferon in combination with ribavirin for naïve patients with chronic hepatitis C virus: a randomized controlled trial
    A Mangi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Hepatol 34:441-6. 2001
    ..In chronic hepatitis C the schedule of interferon (IFN), 3 MU thrice weekly (tiw) plus ribavirin (1000-1200 mg/daily) needs further evaluation, as IFN dosages >3 MU achieve better responses...
  70. ncbi request reprint Rifabutin-based 'rescue therapy' for Helicobacter pylori infected patients after failure of standard regimens
    F Perri
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, I R C C S, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 14:311-6. 2000
    ..Therefore, alternative strategies are needed...
  71. doi request reprint Treatment of steroid-naive ulcerative colitis
    Fabrizio Bossa
    Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital IRCCS, Unit of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Viale Cappuccini 1, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo FG, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:1449-60. 2009
    ..Moreover, we analyse the alternatives to traditional systemic steroids such as the new steroids with low bioavailability and the steroids encapsulated into erythrocytes...
  72. doi request reprint Neoadjuvant/preoperative gemcitabine for patients with localized pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Angelo Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1644-62. 2012
    ..Long-term prognosis for localized pancreatic cancer remains poor. We sought to assess the benefit of neoadjuvant/preoperative chemotherapy with or without radiotherapy...
  73. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus core protein genotype 3a increases SOCS-7 expression through PPAR-{gamma} in Huh-7 cells
    Valerio Pazienza
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo FG, Italy
    J Gen Virol 91:1678-86. 2010
    ..This is the first report proposing a molecular mechanism through which the HCV core protein (genotype 3a) modulates SOCS-7 expression...
  74. ncbi request reprint Amoxicillin/tetracycline combinations are inadequate as alternative therapies for Helicobacter pylori infection
    Francesco Perri
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Unit, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, I R C C S, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Helicobacter 7:99-104. 2002
    ..However, primary resistance to either clarithromycin or nitroimidazole derivatives is increasing and alternative therapies are needed...
  75. ncbi request reprint High- versus low-dose proton pump inhibitors after endoscopic hemostasis in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding: a multicentre, randomized study
    Angelo Andriulli
    Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni, Rotondo, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:3011-8. 2008
    ..The most effective schedule of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) administration following endoscopic hemostasis of bleeding ulcers remains uncertain...
  76. doi request reprint The -A2518G polymorphism of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 is associated with Crohn's disease
    O Palmieri
    Unità di Gastroenterologia ed Endoscopia Digestiva, Ospedale IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1586-94. 2010
    ..Our aim was to investigate the gene polymorphism and MCP-1 plasma levels in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Frequency of NOD2/CARD15 variants in both sporadic and familial cases of Crohn's disease across Italy. An Italian Group for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Study
    V Annese
    Department of General and Specialist Medicine, Unit of Gastroenterology, CSS IRCCS Hospital, Viale Cappuccini, 1, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:121-4. 2004
    ..Three variants of the NOD2/CARD15 gene are strongly associated with susceptibility to Crohn's disease; however, striking racial and geographic differences of their frequency have been described...
  78. ncbi request reprint Serum tumour necrosis factor-alpha is increased in patients with Helicobacter pylori infection and CagA antibodies
    F Perri
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, I R C C S, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol 31:290-4. 1999
    ..Helicobacter pylori causes gastric inflammation secondary to the mucosal release of cytokines and tumour necrosis factor-alpha...
  79. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor gene polymorphisms and clearance or progression of hepatitis B virus infection
    Grazia Anna Niro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Liver Int 25:1175-81. 2005
    ..We evaluated the influence of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) promoter gene polymorphisms on clearance of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and outcome of HBV chronic hepatitis...
  80. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of liver nodules observed in chronic liver disease patients during ultrasound screening for early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eugenio Caturelli
    Unità Operativa di Gastroenterologia, Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:397-405. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the nature of focal liver lesions detected during the ultrasound follow-up of a population (prevalently anti-hepatitis C virus [anti-HCV] positive) with chronic liver disease...
  81. pmc Time-Qualified Patterns of Variation of PPARγ, DNMT1, and DNMT3B Expression in Pancreatic Cancer Cell Lines
    Valerio Pazienza
    Research Laboratory and Gastroenterology Unit, Scientific Institute and Regional General Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    PPAR Res 2012:890875. 2012
    ..In conclusion, PPARG and DNMTs expression is characterized by different time-qualified patterns in cell lines derived from human PC, and this heterogeneity could influence cell phenotype and human disease behaviour...
  82. pmc Promoter methylation correlates with reduced NDRG2 expression in advanced colon tumour
    Ada Piepoli
    Gastroenterology Unit and Research Laboratory, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    BMC Med Genomics 2:11. 2009
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint The intelligent, painless, "germ-free" colonoscopy: A Columbus' egg for increasing population adherence to colorectal cancer screening?
    Francesco Perri
    Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 42:839-43. 2010
    ..It is expected that the new instruments will be soon available in clinical practice with the hope of increasing adherence to CRC screening programs...
  84. doi request reprint A modified fast-track program for pancreatic surgery: a prospective single-center experience
    Pierluigi Di Sebastiano
    Department of Surgery, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 396:345-51. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of a fast-track protocol in a high-volume center for patients with pancreatic disorders...
  85. ncbi request reprint Pegylated interferon alpha-2b as monotherapy or in combination with ribavirin in chronic hepatitis delta
    Grazia Anna Niro
    Gastroenterology CSS Hospital, S Giovanni Rotondo, and Gastroenterology Molinette Hospital and Unversity, Turin, Italy
    Hepatology 44:713-20. 2006
    ..Overall tolerance of therapy was poor...
  86. ncbi request reprint Genetic susceptibility to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-related gastroduodenal bleeding: role of cytochrome P450 2C9 polymorphisms
    Alberto Pilotto
    Geriatric Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo FG, Italy
    Gastroenterology 133:465-71. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of CYP2C9 polymorphisms on the risk of gastroduodenal bleeding in acute NSAID users...
  87. ncbi request reprint Dissecting genetic predisposition to inflammatory bowel disease: current progress and prospective application
    Vito Annese
    Head of Endoscopy and IBD Unit, , Ospedale I R C C S Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, Viale Cappuccini, 1 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo Fg, Italy
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 3:287-98. 2007
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of a liver biopsy in the evaluation of patients with elevated ALT values and serological markers of hepatitis viral infection: an AIGO study
    A Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 46:1409-15. 2001
    ..The data from this study support the view that liver biopsies are less helpful than conventionally understood...
  89. ncbi request reprint Multidrug resistance 1 gene in inflammatory bowel disease: a meta-analysis
    V Annese
    Unita di Gastroenterologia, Ospedale IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza San Giovanni Rotondo Fg, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 12:3636-44. 2006
    ..17, P = 0.003 and OR = 1.36, P = 0.017, respectively). In contrast no association with CD and the G2677T/A polymorphism could be demonstrated...
  90. ncbi request reprint Variants of OCTN1-2 cation transporter genes are associated with both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
    O Palmieri
    Divisione di Gastroenterologia, Ospedale CSS IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:497-506. 2006
    ..Two variants in the organic cation transporter gene cluster have been recently reported to confer susceptibility to Crohn's disease (CD)...
  91. ncbi request reprint Multidrug resistance 1 gene polymorphisms are not associated with inflammatory bowel disease and response to therapy in Italian patients
    O Palmieri
    U O Gastroenterologia, Ospedale CSS IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:1129-38. 2005
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Re-treatment of patients with anti-HBe-positive chronic hepatitis B who relapsed after an initial course of lamivudine
    G A Niro
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza IRCSS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:933-40. 2003
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Lamivudine therapy in chronic delta hepatitis: a multicentre randomized-controlled pilot study
    G A Niro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:227-32. 2005
    ..Delta virus (HDV)-related chronic hepatitis is difficult to treat...
  94. ncbi request reprint HLA-DRB1 alleles may influence disease phenotype in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a critical reappraisal with review of the literature
    V Annese
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:57-64; discussion 64-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relation between HLA-DRB1 alleles with the clinical features of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and the presence of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic and anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies...
  95. ncbi request reprint Genetics of inflammatory bowel disease: the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?
    V Annese
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Unit, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital I R C C S, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo FG, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:442-9. 2003
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae mannan antibodies in inflammatory bowel disease: comparison of different assays and correlation with clinical features
    V Annese
    Divisione di Gastroenterologia, Ospedale CSS IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:1143-52. 2004
    ..However, their clinical value is still unclear; furthermore, a standardization of anti-S. cerevisiae mannan measurements is lacking...
  97. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with HCV infection with or without liver biopsy
    A Andriulli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 11:536-42. 2004
    ..0001) and platelets (P = 0.004) maintained their predictive power. In most patients with HCV infection, virological clearance after therapy can be achieved irrespective of whatever a liver biopsy might show...
  98. ncbi request reprint Viral clearance in HCV viraemic patients with normal alanine aminotransferase after combination therapy: a controlled, open-labelled study
    A Mangia
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, S Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:331-7. 2004
    ..In patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection and persistently normal alanine aminotransferase levels, liver fibrosis has been reported in 0-22% of cases and advanced liver disease in 5-10% of cases...
  99. ncbi request reprint Randomized study of different 'second-line' therapies for Helicobacter pylori infection after failure of the standard 'Maastricht triple therapy'
    F Perri
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:815-20. 2003
    ....
  100. ncbi request reprint Appropriateness of urea breath test: a prospective observational study based on Maastricht 2000 guidelines
    F Perri
    Division of Gastroenterology, CSS Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 16:1443-7. 2002
    ..The urea breath test is routinely used for diagnosing or confirming the eradication of Helicobacter pylori...
  101. ncbi request reprint The polymorphism of multi-drug resistance 1 gene (MDR1) does not influence the pharmacokinetics of dexamethasone loaded into autologous erythrocytes of patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    V Annese
    Dipartimento di Medicina Generale e Specialistica, Unita di Gastroenterologia, Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, I R C C S, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 10:27-31. 2006
    ....