V Villanacci

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Affiliation: Spedali Civili
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antroduodenojejunal motor activity in untreated and treated celiac disease patients
    Gabrio Bassotti
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:e23-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Pseudomembranous collagenous colitis with superimposed drug damage
    Vincenzo Villanacci
    Second Pathology Section, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy Electronic address
    Pathol Res Pract 209:735-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Ischaemia: a pathogenetic clue in diversion colitis?
    V Villanacci
    2nd Pathology Department, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 9:601-5. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Immunocytochemical assessment of p53 protein to detect malignancy in increased cell-yield brush cytology from the biliopancreatic tree
    Vincenzo Villanacci
    2nd Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 54:789-92. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint COX-2, CDX2, and CDC2 immunohistochemical assessment for dysplasia-carcinoma progression in Barrett's esophagus
    V Villanacci
    2nd Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, University of Brescia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:305-11. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal Foxp3 expression in normal, inflammatory and neoplastic conditions
    Vincenzo Villanacci
    Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Pathology 43:465-71. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Histological aspects of the terminal ileum: a windows on coeliac disease too?
    V Villanacci
    Second Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, 25100 Brescia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:820-2. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Diversion of the fecal stream resolves ulcerative colitis complicating chronic granulomatous disease in an adult patient
    Vincenzo Villanacci
    2nd Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:491-3. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Targeted therapy with trastuzumab in dysplasia and adenocarcinoma arising in Barrett's esophagus: a translational approach
    V Villanacci
    Department of Pathology, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 54:347-53. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Complete recovery of intestinal mucosa occurs very rarely in adult coeliac patients despite adherence to gluten-free diet
    A Lanzini
    Gastroenterology Unit, University and Spedali Civili of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:1299-308. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Antroduodenojejunal motor activity in untreated and treated celiac disease patients
    Gabrio Bassotti
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:e23-8. 2008
    ..Conclusions: Upper gut motor abnormalities are frequent in patients with celiac disease, even in those on a gluten-free diet. In the latter group, these abnormalities may suggest an incomplete adherence to the dietary regimen...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pseudomembranous collagenous colitis with superimposed drug damage
    Vincenzo Villanacci
    Second Pathology Section, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy Electronic address
    Pathol Res Pract 209:735-9. 2013
    ..We report one such case, which responded to budesonide treatment after failures of previous approaches given, being unaware of the correct diagnosis. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Ischaemia: a pathogenetic clue in diversion colitis?
    V Villanacci
    2nd Pathology Department, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 9:601-5. 2007
    ..Our aim is to look for signs of ischaemia in a group of patients developing colitis after diversion colostomy for various causes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Immunocytochemical assessment of p53 protein to detect malignancy in increased cell-yield brush cytology from the biliopancreatic tree
    Vincenzo Villanacci
    2nd Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 54:789-92. 2009
    ..Malignancies arising from the biliopancreatic tree are often diagnostic challenges for the gastroenterologist and the pathologist, especially when strictures without masses are present...
  5. ncbi request reprint COX-2, CDX2, and CDC2 immunohistochemical assessment for dysplasia-carcinoma progression in Barrett's esophagus
    V Villanacci
    2nd Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, University of Brescia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:305-11. 2007
    ..Immunohistochemical changes associated with development of cancer in Barrett's esophagus offer potential areas of intervention to prevent and manage esophageal cancer...
  6. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal Foxp3 expression in normal, inflammatory and neoplastic conditions
    Vincenzo Villanacci
    Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Pathology 43:465-71. 2011
    ..Foxp3(+) regulatory T lymphocytes (T-regs) represent an important regulatory cell subset in inflammatory, preneoplastic and neoplastic conditions of the gastrointestinal tract...
  7. ncbi request reprint Histological aspects of the terminal ileum: a windows on coeliac disease too?
    V Villanacci
    Second Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, 25100 Brescia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:820-2. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Diversion of the fecal stream resolves ulcerative colitis complicating chronic granulomatous disease in an adult patient
    Vincenzo Villanacci
    2nd Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:491-3. 2007
    ..The patient had a prompt improvement (continuing up to more than 5 y of follow-up) of the clinical picture after ileostomy and fecal diversion...
  9. ncbi request reprint Targeted therapy with trastuzumab in dysplasia and adenocarcinoma arising in Barrett's esophagus: a translational approach
    V Villanacci
    Department of Pathology, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 54:347-53. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic role of the anti-HER2 monoclonal antibody, trastuzumab, in the management of ADC originating from HER2-positive Barrett's esophagus (BE)...
  10. doi request reprint Complete recovery of intestinal mucosa occurs very rarely in adult coeliac patients despite adherence to gluten-free diet
    A Lanzini
    Gastroenterology Unit, University and Spedali Civili of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:1299-308. 2009
    ..Expected benefits of gluten-free diet (GFD) in coeliac patients include healing of small intestinal mucosa, but it remains unclear to what extent this benefit is achieved in adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dilated intercellular spaces as markers of reflux disease: histology, semiquantitative score and morphometry upon light microscopy
    V Villanacci
    Pathology Service 2, University of Brescia and Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Digestion 64:1-8. 2001
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  12. ncbi request reprint Enteric nervous system abnormalities in inflammatory bowel diseases
    V Villanacci
    2nd Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili and University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 20:1009-16. 2008
    ..The study confirms the presence of abnormalities of the different cells of the ENS in IBD. The presence of lesions in samples from uninvolved areas, such as a reduction of enteroglia, supports a pathogenetic role of the ENS...
  13. doi request reprint Slow gallbladder emptying reverts to normal but small intestinal transit of a physiological meal remains slow in celiac patients during gluten-free diet
    F Benini
    Gastroenterology Unit and Histopathology Unit, University and Spedali Civili of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 24:100-7, e79-80. 2012
    ..Our aims were to quantitate non-invasively small intestinal transit time and GB emptying during administration of a physiological and palatable solid meal, and to assess the effect of gluten-free diet (GFD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal study of enteric glial cells and neurons by fluorescence in situ hybridization in slow transit constipation
    E Rossi
    Second Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 19:578-84. 2007
    ..No other abnormalities were found for the remaining probes, and no abnormalities were found in controls. We concluded that in a subgroup of patients with slow transit constipation a genetic basis may be present...
  15. ncbi request reprint Expression of the Rai (Shc C) adaptor protein in the human enteric nervous system
    V Villanacci
    II Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili and University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 20:206-12. 2008
    ..In conclusion, Rai is expressed in the human gut, especially in the enteric glial cells. We conclude that Rai may provide an additional marker for this cell type...
  16. ncbi request reprint Azoxymethane-induced aberrant crypt foci and colorectal tumors in F344 rats: sequential analysis of growth
    M Ghirardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Brescia, Italy
    Eur Surg Res 31:272-80. 1999
    ..The preneoplastic role of ACF and their function as intermediate biomarkers in colorectal carcinogenesis remain to be clarified...
  17. doi request reprint Colonic lymphoid follicles and NOD2/CARD15 mutational status in Crohn's disease
    R Nascimbeni
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Br J Surg 96:655-62. 2009
    ..This study analysed variations of colonic lymphoid follicles (CLFs) according to the nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain 2 (NOD2) and caspase recruitment domain-containing protein 15 (CARD15) gene in patients with Crohn's disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Screening for and surveillance of Barrett's esophagus is clinically indicated
    G Cengia
    Department of Surgery, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Dig Dis 25:197-202. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic features of celiac disease in children
    A M Ravelli
    University Department of Pediatrics, Surgery (Digestive Endoscopy, and Pathology II, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 54:736-42. 2001
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  20. ncbi request reprint [Histopathological diagnosis of celiac disease in children and adults: 3 years' experience]
    V Villanacci
    2o Servizio di Anatomia ed Istologia Patologica, Spedali Civili, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, I 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Pathologica 94:16-21. 2002
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the Marsh-Oberhuber classification with a new grading system in identifying patients with latent celiac disease
    V Villanacci
    Department of Pathology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 56:371-5. 2010
    ..However, these descriptions are often unable to identify latent CD. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the Marsh-Oberhuber classification and a recently proposed classification may help to identify patients with latent CD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Circulating ghrelin level is increased in coeliac disease as in functional dyspepsia and reverts to normal during gluten-free diet
    A Lanzini
    Gastroenterology Unit, University and Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:907-13. 2006
    ..It is controversial whether serum ghrelin concentration is altered in coeliac disease and whether this alteration is related to nutritional impairment or to inflammatory changes of duodenal mucosa...
  23. ncbi request reprint Gastric metaplasia and small bowel ulcerogenesis in a case of ulcerative jejunitis not related to celiac disease
    G Canavese
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale S Giovanni Antica Sede, Torino, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 12:415-9. 2004
    ..Metaplastic areas demonstrated a focal positivity for HMFG-1, and these finding are suggestive of local acid secretion...
  24. ncbi request reprint Biological and molecular aspects of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
    G Rindi
    Department of Pathology, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Digestion 62:19-26. 2000
    ..Other genes are possibly involved, though the available data need support from studies on larger series of tumors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evidence of Epstein-Barr virus infection in ulcerative colitis
    G Bertalot
    Department of Pathology, Leno Hospital, Brescia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 33:551-8. 2001
    ..Aim of this investigation was to ascertain the occurrence and the potential role of Epstein-Barr virus infection in large bowel mucosa of ulcerative colitis patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Is pseudomelanosis coli a marker of colonic neuropathy in severely constipated patients?
    V Villanacci
    Department of Surgery, University of Brescia, Italy
    Histopathology 49:132-7. 2006
    ..Pseudomelanosis coli is frequent in patients using anthraquinone laxatives. It is not known whether the prolonged use of these compounds damages the enteric nervous system in constipated patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Endocrine tumors of the digestive tract and pancreas: histogenesis, diagnosis and molecular basis
    G Rindi
    Department of Pathology, Università di Brescia Spedali, Civili, Anatomia Patologica 2, Piazza Spedali Civili 1, I 25124 Brescia, Italy
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 1:323-33. 2001
    ..Poorly differentiated carcinomas show frequent p53 gene hyperexpression/defects, characterizing severe cell abnormality and possibly accounting for the malignancy of such carcinomas...
  28. ncbi request reprint Painful constipation: a neglected entity?
    G Bassotti
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Brescia, Italy
    Rev Esp Enferm Dig 103:25-8. 2011
    ..The present article reviews the current knowledge about painful constipation, trying to put together the scarce data available, and to frame it in the more general context of chronic constipation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association of multiple granular cell tumors and squamous carcinoma of the esophagus: case report and review of the literature
    A Vinco
    Hospital of Gardone Val Trompia, Division of General Surgery, Brescia, Italy
    Dis Esophagus 14:262-4. 2001
    ..We emphasize the need for a prolonged surveillance of patients with multiple GCTs in order to promptly recognize the possibility of associated neoplasms...
  30. ncbi request reprint Osteitis fibrosa cystica, coeliac disease and Turner syndrome. A case report
    I Sleiman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Brescia University, Spedali Civili Hospital, 25100 Brescia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:486-8. 2004
    ..Coeliac disease and Turner syndrome were diagnosed. Metabolic bone disease due to secondary hyperparathyroidism is common in coeliac disease; however, osteitis fibrosa cystica has not yet been described...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of cholecystokinin-B gastrin receptor blockade on chemically induced colon carcinogenesis in mice: follow-up at 52 weeks
    M G Fontana
    Department of Surgery, University of Brescia and Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Digestion 65:35-40. 2002
    ..We aimed to assess whether the CCK-B/gastrin receptor antagonist, CR2945, may prevent the development of ACF and adenocarcinoma in the experimental model of dimethylhydrazine (DMH)-induced colorectal cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Celiac disease with non-atrophic changes. Diagnostic significance and clinicoserologic correlations]
    V Villanacci
    Spedali Civili, Brescia
    Pathologica 95:250-1. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Retrospective histologic comparison of Helicobacter pylori infection in gastric carcinoma, ulcerous disease and non-ulcerous dyspepsia
    M Ronconi
    Dept of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Surgical Clinic, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 22:365-70. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Morphology of colorectal lymphoid aggregates in cancer, diverticular and inflammatory bowel diseases
    Riccardo Nascimbeni
    Cattedra di Chirurgia Generale of the University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Mod Pathol 18:681-5. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Fluorescence in situ hybridization to evaluate dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus: a pilot study
    Renzo Cestari
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Department of Surgery, Spedali Civili, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, 25100 Brescia, Italy
    Cancer Lett 251:278-87. 2007
    ..Histological disagreement is frequent in the diagnosis and grading of dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus (BE)...
  36. pmc TOPOIIalpha and HER-2/neu overexpression/amplification in Barrett's oesophagus, dysplasia and adenocarcinoma
    Elisa Rossi
    2nd Department of Pathology, University of Brescia Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Histopathology 57:81-9. 2010
    ..The aim was to investigate gene amplification and protein overexpression of TopoIIalpha and Her-2/neu in non-dysplastic BO, dysplastic BO, Barrett ADC, and chromosome 17 aneusomy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Solitary microcarcinoid of the rectal stump in ulcerative colitis
    Riccardo Nascimbeni
    Cattedra di Chirurgia Generale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, U O 1 Chirurgia Generale, Spedali Civili Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, I 25100 Brescia, Italy
    Neuroendocrinology 81:400-4. 2005
    ..The association of intestinal carcinoid with ulcerative colitis has been reported previously in 26 patients. Pathogenic pathways are discussed according to the presence of multifocal carcinoid and/or gut endocrine cell hyperplasia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Colonic propulsive and postprandial motor activity in patients with ulcerative colitis in remission
    Gabrio Bassotti
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, 06100 Perugia, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:507-10. 2006
    ..Recent evidence suggests that the propulsive activity is highly increased during the active phase of the disease, probably contributing to the diarrhoea. However, data are even scarcer in the quiescent phase of the disease...
  39. doi request reprint Dietary protein-induced proctocolitis in childhood
    Alberto Ravelli
    Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology and Digestive Endoscopy, University Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2605-12. 2008
    ..Dietary protein-induced proctocolitis is a relatively common cause of overt rectal bleeding in childhood, and its features are remarkably similar to those of dietary protein-induced proctocolitis of infancy...
  40. doi request reprint Ski/SnoN expression in the sequence metaplasia-dysplasia-adenocarcinoma of Barrett's esophagus
    Vincenzo Villanacci
    Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, 25100 Brescia, Italy
    Hum Pathol 39:403-9. 2008
    ..These observations might help to elucidate the molecular mechanisms involved in the BE tumorigenesis process...
  41. ncbi request reprint Infective colitis associated with human intestinal spirochetosis
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1772-9. 2007
    ..Our study reports the detection and identification of intestinal spirochetosis in patients with colonic diseases in a tertiary-care hospital over a 12-year period, and includes a description of all cases we diagnosed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic mucosal resection for high-grade dysplasia and intramucosal carcinoma in Barrett's esophagus: an Italian experience
    Massimo Conio
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sanremo Hospital, 18038 Sanremo, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 11:6650-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) in patients with high-grade dysplasia (HGD) and/or intramucosal cancer (IMC) in Barrett's esophagus (BE)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Colonic amoebiasis and spirochetosis: morphological, ultrastructural and microbiological evaluation
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:64-7. 2007
    ..pilosicoli; such diagnosis allowed exclusion of other diseases and resolution of the case after specific treatment...
  44. ncbi request reprint Constipation, anthranoid laxatives, melanosis coli, and colon cancer: a risk assessment using aberrant crypt foci
    Riccardo Nascimbeni
    Cattedra di Chirurgia Generale, University of Brescia, 25124 Brescia, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:753-7. 2002
    ..This study confirms the association of ACF frequency with colon cancer and does not support the hypothesis of a cause-effect relationship of CRC with constipation, anthranoid laxative, use or melanosis coli...
  45. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection and identification of Brachyspira aalborgi from rectal biopsies and faeces of a patient
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Viale A Gramsci 14, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Res Microbiol 154:145-53. 2003
    ..2% corresponding to that of the B. aalborgi type strain. Our results encourage further investigations for the development of a suitable selective agar medium for the isolating and cultivating B. aalborgi from human specimens...
  46. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with celiac disease
    Vincenzo Villanacci
    2nd Pathology Section, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1880-5. 2006
    ..pylori-infected and noninfected patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Metachronous occurrence of gastric carcinoma after gastric stromal tumor. Considerations on therapeutic strategy
    Gianluca Baiocchi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Surgical Clinic, Brescia University, Brescia, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 78:319-21. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, the metachronous occurrence of a stromal and epithelial gastric tumour has not been previously reported in the Literature...
  48. ncbi request reprint Chondrosarcomatous differentiation in diffuse-type gastric carcinoma
    Vincenzo Villanacci
    2nd Pathology Department, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1658-61. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint Her-2/neu in barrett esophagus: a comparative study between histology, immunohistochemistry, and fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Elisa Rossi
    Second Department of Pathology, Spedali Civili, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Diagn Mol Pathol 15:125-30. 2006
    ..FISH may represent a useful diagnostic tool to integrate the result of HercepTest for selecting patients for more targeted therapeutic approaches...
  50. ncbi request reprint Enteric neuropathology of the terminal ileum in patients with intractable slow-transit constipation
    Gabrio Bassotti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Clinic of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Perugia, Via Enrico Dal Pozzo, Padiglione W, 06100 Perugia, Italy
    Hum Pathol 37:1252-8. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological, clinical and histopathologic characteristics of celiac disease: results of a case-finding population-based program in an Italian community
    Alberto Lanzini
    Department of Gastroenterology, Spedali Civili and University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:950-7. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Variability of histologic lesions in relation to biopsy site in gluten-sensitive enteropathy
    Alberto Ravelli
    Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology, University Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Spedali Civili, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:177-85. 2005
    ..We wanted to verify this concept and establish whether one or more biopsy samples are needed in order to make a correct diagnosis of CD...
  53. ncbi request reprint The enteric nervous system in chagasic and idiopathic megacolon
    Guido Iantorno
    Digestive Motility Section, Dr C B Udaondo Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:460-8. 2007
    ..Patients with chagasic megacolon display important abnormalities of several components of the enteric nervous system. Similar alterations, although of lesser severity, may be found in patients with idiopathic megacolon...
  54. ncbi request reprint Is TCRgamma clonality assay useful to detect early celiac disease?
    Alessandro Ubiali
    Second Pathology Unit, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:275-9. 2007
    ..Thus, markers of early disease are needed...
  55. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the interobserver reproducibility with different histologic criteria used in celiac disease
    Gino Roberto Corazza
    First Department of Medicine, Fondazione Policlinico S Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:838-43. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to asses the interobserver agreement between different pathologists in classifying celiac disease lesions according to both Marsh-Oberhuber and the new classification system...
  56. ncbi request reprint Intestinal bacteria trigger T cell-independent immunoglobulin A(2) class switching by inducing epithelial-cell secretion of the cytokine APRIL
    Bing He
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Immunity 26:812-26. 2007
    ..Thus, mucosal vaccines should activate IECs to induce more effective IgA(2) responses...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Accuracy and acceptability of surveillance tests after total colectomy and ileorectal anastomosis]
    Riccardo Nascimbeni
    Cattedra di Chirurgia Generale, U O Chirurgia Generale 1 Università degli Studi di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 78:103-9. 2007
    ..Exfoliative cytology is supported as a complementary tool of investigation. The aim of present study is to compare accuracy and acceptability of the above mentioned tests...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Takayasu's arteritis in Crohn's disease: a case report]
    Giacomo Pata
    Cattedra di Chirurgia Generale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Chir Ital 59:417-21. 2007
    ..Aetiopathogenetic theories regarding the association are discussed after reviewing previous case reports...
  59. ncbi request reprint Prognostic variables for cancer-related survival in node-negative colorectal carcinomas
    Francesco Di Fabio
    Department of Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy
    Dig Surg 21:128-33. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the prognostic value of routinely detectable clinicopathological variables in order to identify subgroups of node-negative colorectal cancer patients at a high risk of a recurrence...
  60. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of serological assays in pediatric inflammatory bowel disorders
    Elsa Mainardi
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Ospedale Maggiore, Crema, Italy
    Digestion 75:210-4. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Anti-idiotypic response in mice expressing human autoantibodies
    Roberto Di Niro
    Department of Biology, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Mol Immunol 45:1782-91. 2008
    ..This finding raises the question of whether an anti-idiotypic response to anti-TG2 antibodies is a factor associated with celiac disease...