D Serraino

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of functional disability among elderly patients with cancer
    D Serraino
    Epidemiology Unit, IRCCS Lazzaro Spallanzani, Via Portuense 292, 00149, Rome, Italy
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 39:269-73. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk of invasive cervical cancer among women with, or at risk for, HIV infection
    D Serraino
    Epidemiology Unit, IRCCS Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 82:334-7. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of AIDS-defining diseases: temporal trends in Italy prior to the use of highly active anti-retroviral therapies, 1982-1996
    P Pezzotti
    Centro Operativo AIDS, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Int J Epidemiol 28:975-81. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma and HHV-8 seroprevalence among homosexual men with known dates of HIV seroconversion. Italian Seroconversion Study
    G Rezza
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 14:1647-53. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Demographic indicators and risk of infection with human herpesvirus type 8 in Central Italy
    C Valdarchi
    Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Infection 35:22-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A seroprevalence study of human herpesvirus type 8 (HHV8) in eastern and Central Africa and in the Mediterranean area
    D Serraino
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto Nazionale per le Malattie Infettive Lazzaro Spallanzani, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:871-6. 2001
  7. pmc Pattern of cancer risk in persons with AIDS in Italy in the HAART era
    L Dal Maso
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Br J Cancer 100:840-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Incidence of thyroid cancer in Italy, 1991-2005: time trends and age-period-cohort effects
    L Dal Maso
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Aviano Cancer Center, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 22:957-63. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The impact of obesity and diabetes mellitus on the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    J Polesel
    S O C Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, IRCCS, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Pordenone, Italy
    Ann Oncol 20:353-7. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Cervicovaginal shedding of TT virus in HIV-infected women
    S Calcaterra
    National Institute for Infectious Diseases L. Spallanzani, Rome, Italy
    J Hum Virol 4:343-5. 2001

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of functional disability among elderly patients with cancer
    D Serraino
    Epidemiology Unit, IRCCS Lazzaro Spallanzani, Via Portuense 292, 00149, Rome, Italy
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 39:269-73. 2001
    ..Specifically, 8% of patients had continence limitations and 13% had limitations in taking the prescribed drugs. By multivariate analysis, a poor PS turned out to be a strong independent determinant of both ADL and IADL disabilities...
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk of invasive cervical cancer among women with, or at risk for, HIV infection
    D Serraino
    Epidemiology Unit, IRCCS Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 82:334-7. 1999
    ..15 cases were expected). Our findings confirm previous suggestions showing an increased risk of ICC among HIV-infected women and have important implications at the individual and public health levels...
  3. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of AIDS-defining diseases: temporal trends in Italy prior to the use of highly active anti-retroviral therapies, 1982-1996
    P Pezzotti
    Centro Operativo AIDS, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Int J Epidemiol 28:975-81. 1999
    ..To evaluate time trends of the spectrum of AIDS-defining diseases in Italy, 1982-1996...
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma and HHV-8 seroprevalence among homosexual men with known dates of HIV seroconversion. Italian Seroconversion Study
    G Rezza
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 14:1647-53. 2000
    ..To evaluate temporal trends of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and of the KS-related human herpesvirus (HHV-8) among homosexual men who seroconverted for HIV between 1984 and 1997...
  5. ncbi request reprint Demographic indicators and risk of infection with human herpesvirus type 8 in Central Italy
    C Valdarchi
    Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Infection 35:22-5. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A seroprevalence study of human herpesvirus type 8 (HHV8) in eastern and Central Africa and in the Mediterranean area
    D Serraino
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto Nazionale per le Malattie Infettive Lazzaro Spallanzani, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:871-6. 2001
    ..The high prevalence of HHV8 infection in newborns, children and adolescents in Egypt, in eastern and in Central Africa strongly suggests the existence of transmission modes other than sexual...
  7. pmc Pattern of cancer risk in persons with AIDS in Italy in the HAART era
    L Dal Maso
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Br J Cancer 100:840-7. 2009
    ..Improvements in the timely identification of HIV-positive individuals are also a priority in Italy to avoid the adverse consequences of delayed HAART use...
  8. doi request reprint Incidence of thyroid cancer in Italy, 1991-2005: time trends and age-period-cohort effects
    L Dal Maso
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Aviano Cancer Center, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 22:957-63. 2011
    ..In Italy, some of the highest incidence rates (IRs) of thyroid cancer (TC) worldwide have been reported...
  9. doi request reprint The impact of obesity and diabetes mellitus on the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    J Polesel
    S O C Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, IRCCS, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Pordenone, Italy
    Ann Oncol 20:353-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the association of obesity and DM with HCC risk, we conducted a hospital-based, case-control study in two Italian areas...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cervicovaginal shedding of TT virus in HIV-infected women
    S Calcaterra
    National Institute for Infectious Diseases L. Spallanzani, Rome, Italy
    J Hum Virol 4:343-5. 2001
    ..0%) than HPV-negative women (p = 0.04). CONCLUSIONS: TT virus excretion in the female genital tract of human immunodeficiency virus-infected women is common, further supporting sexual transmission of this virus...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of AIDS-related tumours in developed and developing countries
    L Dal Maso
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Via Pedemontana Occ, 33081 PN, Aviano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:1188-201. 2001
    ..In Africa, the AIDS epidemic led to KS becoming the most common cancer type in men in several areas. The RR of AIDS-associated tumours were lower in Africa than those reported in western countries...
  12. ncbi request reprint Incidence of invasive cervical cancer in a cohort of HIV-seropositive women before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    M Dorrucci
    AIDS and STD Unit, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 26:377-80. 2001
    ..80--28.24). It remains to be determined whether the continued increase in ICC incidence after the introduction of HAART is attributable to a decreasing competitive mortality from other AIDS-defining diseases among HIV-infected women...
  13. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of a new combination chemotherapy regimen in patients older than 70 years with unfavorable non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    U Tirelli
    Division of Medical Oncology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, INRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 10:228-36. 1992
    ..A prospective trial with a new combination of etoposide, mitoxantrone, and prednimustine (VMP), specifically devised for elderly patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), was undertaken...
  14. ncbi request reprint Persistent generalized lymphadenopathy syndrome vs "AIDS"--unrelated malignant lymphoma: comparison of presenting clinical and laboratory findings in 88 patients. AIDS and Related Syndromes Study Group
    U Tirelli
    Division of Medical Oncology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Tumori 75:222-5. 1989
    ..If not already performed, HIV antibody detection should be carried out in this setting...
  15. ncbi request reprint Frequency and determinants of use of antiretroviral and prophylactic therapies against Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia (PCP) before AIDS diagnosis in Italy
    P A Napoli
    Centro Operativo AIDS, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 14:41-7. 1998
    ..Results were similar for PCP prophylaxis. Lack of awareness of HIV infection, HIV exposure category, and geographical area were the most important factors associated with treatment before AIDS diagnosis...
  16. ncbi request reprint De novo malignancies after organ transplantation: focus on viral infections
    P Piselli
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute for Infectious Diseases L Spallanzani, Rome, Italy
    Curr Mol Med 13:1217-27. 2013
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Fiber intake and pancreatic cancer risk: a case-control study
    E Bidoli
    Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:264-8. 2012
    ..A case-control study was carried out in northern Italy to further investigate the role of various types of dietary fibers in the etiology of pancreatic cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Viral infections and cancer: epidemiological aspects
    D Serraino
    Epidemiologic Department, National Institute for Infectious Diseases Lazzaro Spallanzani-IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 15:224-8. 2001
    ..In this paper, the epidemiological evidence concerning some of the major aspects of the association between viruses and cancer are summarised...
  19. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and associated tumours in Europe
    D Serraino
    Epidemiology Unit, Aviano Cancer Centre PN, Italy
    Ann Oncol 3:595-603. 1992
    ..The possibility of predicting the evolution of the epidemic in Europe depends heavily on the development of unbiased monitoring systems for HIV infection in the general population (i.e. anonymous unlinked testing)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in different population groups in southern Italy
    M Montella
    Epidemiology Unit, National Cancer Institute, G Pascale Foundation, Naples, Italy
    Infection 33:9-12. 2005
    ..A cross-sectional investigation was carried out between 2000 and 2002 to assess the prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) in Naples, southern Italy...
  21. pmc Urinary human polyomavirus and papillomavirus infection and bladder cancer risk
    J Polesel
    Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, IRCCS Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Br J Cancer 106:222-6. 2012
    ..The association of transitional cell carcinomas of the bladder (TCB) with Schistosoma haematobium suggested a possible role of infections in the aetiology of TCB...
  22. ncbi request reprint The changing picture of the HIV/AIDS epidemic
    G Ippolito
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto Nazionale per le Malattie Infettive Lazzaro Spallanzani IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 946:1-12. 2001
    ....
  23. pmc The epidemiology of recurrent bacterial pneumonia in people with AIDS in Europe
    V Puro
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute for Infectious Diseases, L Spallanzani, IRCCS, Via Portuense 292, 00149, Rome
    Epidemiol Infect 133:237-43. 2005
    ..The study findings confirm the crucial role of intravenous drug use in the occurrence of RBP and suggest that highly active antiretroviral therapies mi.ht have had a postponing impact on the relative frequency of RBP as ADI...
  24. pmc Risk of Kaposi's sarcoma and of other cancers in Italian renal transplant patients
    D Serraino
    1Dip Epidemiologia, INMI L Spallanzani, Via Portunese 292, 00149, Rome, Italy
    Br J Cancer 92:572-5. 2005
    ..Kaposi's sarcoma risk was higher in persons born in southern than in northern Italy. Significant increases were also observed for cancers of the lip, liver, kidney and for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  25. ncbi request reprint Better response to chemotherapy and prolonged survival in AIDS-related lymphomas responding to highly active antiretroviral therapy
    A Antinori
    National Institute for Infectious Diseases Lazzaro Spallanzani, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 15:1483-91. 2001
    ..To evaluate the impact of response to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on the natural history of AIDS non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and to analyse the feasibility, efficacy and toxicity of HAART in combination with chemotherapy...
  26. ncbi request reprint HIV infection among low-risk first lifetime testers in Rome, 1990-2000
    V Galati
    Dept of Epidemiology, INMI L Spallanzani, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Infection 33:61-5. 2005
    ..This study was aimed at describing prevalence and determinants of HIV infection among Italian low-risk subjects seeking their first lifetime HIV test...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of infectious disease mortality in Italy]
    C Angeletti
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto Nazionale per le Malattie Infettive L Spallanzani, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Infez Med 12:174-80. 2004
    ..This exhaustive methodological approach to identifying infectious causes of deaths allows us to better define the burden of infections on mortality and register downward trends similar to those found in other industrialized countries...
  28. ncbi request reprint Infection with human herpes virus type 8 in an area at high prevalence for hepatitis C virus infection in southern Italy
    M Montella
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Fondazione G Pascale, Rome, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 11:268-70. 2004
    ..However, our findings have important public health implications, especially in Mediterranean countries where HCV and HHV-8 infections are endemic...
  29. pmc The epidemiology of AIDS-associated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the World Health Organization European Region
    D Serraino
    Epidemiology Unit, Aviano Cancer Centre, Italy
    Br J Cancer 66:912-6. 1992
    ..All these differences, however, have to be interpreted cautiously on account of the limitations of the reporting systems...
  30. ncbi request reprint Incidence and timing of infections after liver transplant in Italy
    P Piselli
    INMI L Spallanzani IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 39:1950-2. 2007
    ..This study sought to estimate the incidence of infections and their main determinants in liver transplant recipients in the first year after transplantation...
  31. pmc Exposure to animals and increased risk of marginal zone B-cell lymphomas of the ocular adnexae
    R Dolcetti
    Centro di Riferimento Oncologico IRCCS, National Cancer Institute, 33081, Aviano, Italy
    Br J Cancer 106:966-9. 2012
    ..We therefore investigated the role of professional and/or domestic exposures to animals in the occurrence of OAMZL, as compared with other types of lymphoma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Markers of human papillomavirus infection and their correlation with cervical dysplasia in human immunodeficiency virus-positive women
    E Riva
    Virology Section, University Campus Bio Medico, Spallanzani Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:94-7. 2007
    ..The HPV DNA load in both HIV-positive and HIV-negative women was significantly higher in squamous intra-epithelial lesions than in negative Pap smears...
  33. ncbi request reprint CD30 ligand (CD30L)-expressing acute myeloid leukemias: a new model of paracrine interactions for the regulation of blast cells proliferation
    V Gattei
    Department of Medical Oncology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, I R C C S, Aviano, Italy
    Leuk Lymphoma 35:21-35. 1999
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Changes in neurocognitive performance in a cohort of patients treated with HAART for 3 years
    V Tozzi
    Fourth Division of Infectious Diseases, I.R.C.C.S. Lazzaro Spallanzani, Rome, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:19-27. 2001
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Risk of Kaposi sarcoma after solid-organ transplantation: multicenter study in 4,767 recipients in Italy, 1970-2006
    P Piselli
    INMI L Spallanzani IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 41:1227-30. 2009
    ..These findings underscore the need for appropriate models for monitoring transplant recipients for KS, especially those at greater risk and, in particular, in the early postoperative period...
  36. ncbi request reprint Infection with human herpesvirus type 8 and kaposi's sarcoma in a central Italian area formerly endemic for malaria
    D Serraino
    Dept of Epidemiology, National Institute for Infectious Diseases L Spallanzani, IRCCS, Via Portuense 292, I 00149 Rome, Italy
    Infection 31:47-50. 2003
    ..This area of central Italy was formerly endemic for malaria and it is now covered by a population-based cancer registry...