Grazia Anna Niro

Summary

Affiliation: San Giovanni Rotondo
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Current concept in the pathophysiology of hepatitis delta infection
    Grazia Anna Niro
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, Viale Cappuccini 1, 71013, San Giovanni Rotondo, FG, Italy
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:9-14. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of hepatitis B virus-related Chronic Hepatitis under protracted nucleos(t)ide analogues
    G A Niro
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 20:502-9. 2013
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Hepatitis delta virus infection: open issues
    Grazia Anna Niro
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:S19-24. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Sequential treatment with lamivudine and alpha-interferon in anti-HBe-positive chronic hepatitis B patients: a pilot study
    G A Niro
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:857-63. 2007
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Current concept in the pathophysiology of hepatitis delta infection
    Grazia Anna Niro
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, Viale Cappuccini 1, 71013, San Giovanni Rotondo, FG, Italy
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:9-14. 2012
    ..Beside the association between HDV/HBV and HCC is demonstrated a risk specifically related to HDV remains controversial...
  2. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of hepatitis B virus-related Chronic Hepatitis under protracted nucleos(t)ide analogues
    G A Niro
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 20:502-9. 2013
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Hepatitis delta virus infection: open issues
    Grazia Anna Niro
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:S19-24. 2011
    ..No specific inhibitors of HDV are available at present and, in spite of the crucial relationship between HDV and HBV, drugs that block HBV have only a theoretical but no sound effect on HDV replication...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sequential treatment with lamivudine and alpha-interferon in anti-HBe-positive chronic hepatitis B patients: a pilot study
    G A Niro
    Division of Gastroenterology, Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:857-63. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that alternate rounds of lamivudine and alpha interferon might circumvent previous shortcomings...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clearance of hepatitis B surface antigen in chronic carriers of hepatitis delta antibodies
    G A Niro
    Division of Gastroenterology, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Liver 21:254-9. 2001
    ..We evaluated the rate of seroclearance of the hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and its clinical significance in patients with chronic hepatitis delta virus (HDV)...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lamivudine/interferon combination therapy in anti-HBe positive chronic hepatitis B patients: a controlled pilot study
    Teresa Santantonio
    Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Hepatol 36:799-804. 2002
    ..In this study, lamivudine-interferon (LAM/IFN) combination therapy was compared to LAM monotherapy to verify if the combination treatment might improve efficacy and reduce the emergence of LAM-resistant mutants...