Lucia Spicuzza

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Early occurrence of obstructive sleep apnea in infants and children with cystic fibrosis
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Bronchopneumology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:1165-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Mild cystic fibrosis in patients with the rare P5L CFTR mutation
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Department of Pediatrics, Bronchopneumology Unit, University of Catania, Italy
    J Cyst Fibros 11:30-3. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment with nasal continuous positive airway pressure on ventilatory response to hypoxia and hypercapnia in patients with sleep apnea syndrome
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Medicina Specialistica, Sezione di Malattie Respiratorie, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Chest 130:774-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Adenosine in the airways: implications and applications
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Medicina Specialistica Sezione Malattie Respiratorie Università di Catania, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 533:77-88. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint New and emerging infectious diseases
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Medicina Specialistica, Sezione Malattie Respiratorie, Universita di Catania, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:28-34. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Emerging pathogens in cystic fibrosis: ten years of follow-up in a cohort of patients
    L Spicuzza
    Dipartimento di Pediatria, UO Broncopneumologia, Via Santa Sofia 78, 95123, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:191-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Pediatric sleep apnea: early onset of the 'syndrome'?
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Department of Pediatrics, Bronchopneumology O U, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 13:111-22. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Research applications and implications of adenosine in diseased airways
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, Ospedale Tomaselli, Universita di Catania, Via Passo Gravina, 187, 95125 Catania, Italy
    Trends Pharmacol Sci 24:409-13. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of acute exacerbations on circulating endothelial, clotting and fibrinolytic markers in COPD patients
    Riccardo Polosa
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 8:567-74. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Interaction between central-peripheral chemoreflexes and cerebro-cardiovascular control
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
    Clin Auton Res 15:373-81. 2005

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Early occurrence of obstructive sleep apnea in infants and children with cystic fibrosis
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Bronchopneumology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:1165-9. 2012
    ..To assess the occurrence of sleep-disordered breathing, hypoxemia, and sleep architecture in a cohort of infants and children with cystic fibrosis (CF) and normal or mildly impaired lung function in stable clinical condition...
  2. doi request reprint Mild cystic fibrosis in patients with the rare P5L CFTR mutation
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Department of Pediatrics, Bronchopneumology Unit, University of Catania, Italy
    J Cyst Fibros 11:30-3. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment with nasal continuous positive airway pressure on ventilatory response to hypoxia and hypercapnia in patients with sleep apnea syndrome
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Medicina Specialistica, Sezione di Malattie Respiratorie, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Chest 130:774-9. 2006
    ..Nasal CPAP (nCPAP) is an effective treatment for OSA, but little is known on its effect on chemoreflex sensitivity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Adenosine in the airways: implications and applications
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Medicina Specialistica Sezione Malattie Respiratorie Università di Catania, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 533:77-88. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint New and emerging infectious diseases
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Medicina Specialistica, Sezione Malattie Respiratorie, Universita di Catania, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:28-34. 2007
    ..As for SARS, the World Health Organization has adopted a global action plan to control avian influenza among chickens and ducks and at the same time to limit the threat of a human flu pandemic...
  6. doi request reprint Emerging pathogens in cystic fibrosis: ten years of follow-up in a cohort of patients
    L Spicuzza
    Dipartimento di Pediatria, UO Broncopneumologia, Via Santa Sofia 78, 95123, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:191-5. 2009
    ..maltophilia and A. xylosoxidans...
  7. doi request reprint Pediatric sleep apnea: early onset of the 'syndrome'?
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Department of Pediatrics, Bronchopneumology O U, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 13:111-22. 2009
    ..The aim of this review is to outline early systemic complications of obstructive sleep apnea and primary snoring in infants and children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Research applications and implications of adenosine in diseased airways
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, Ospedale Tomaselli, Universita di Catania, Via Passo Gravina, 187, 95125 Catania, Italy
    Trends Pharmacol Sci 24:409-13. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of acute exacerbations on circulating endothelial, clotting and fibrinolytic markers in COPD patients
    Riccardo Polosa
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 8:567-74. 2013
    ..The pro-thrombotic nature of COPD exacerbations sustained by enhanced clotting activation appears to be mitigated by excessive fibrinolysis. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Interaction between central-peripheral chemoreflexes and cerebro-cardiovascular control
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
    Clin Auton Res 15:373-81. 2005
    ..Increased sympathetic activity (and reduced baroreflex sensitivity) is one of the mechanisms by which hypoxia stimulates cardiac sympathetic activity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Airway responsiveness to adenosine after a single dose of fluticasone propionate discriminates asthma from COPD
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, Sez Malattie Apparato Respiratorio, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 27:70-5. 2014
    ..Regular treatment with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) is known to reduce airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) to adenosine 5'-monophosphate (AMP) in asthma even after a single dose of fluticasone propionate (FP)...
  12. doi request reprint Granuloma annulare as first clinical manifestation of diabetes mellitus in children: a case report
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 95:e55-7. 2012
    ..However in childhood this relationship remains unclear. We report the case of an 8-year-old girl, with multiple granuloma annulare as first clinical manifestation of type one diabetes mellitus...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of adenosine as a novel bronchoprovocant in asthma
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 3:65-9. 2003
    ..Here the authors review the most recent development in this area of rapidly evolving clinical research, focusing on the putative role of adenosine as a useful bronchoprovocant in asthma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in sputum counts and airway hyperresponsiveness after budesonide: monitoring anti-inflammatory response on the basis of surrogate markers of airway inflammation
    Gaetano Prosperini
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:855-61. 2002
    ..In addition, detailed longitudinal assessment of changes in airway response with inhaled GCSs has never been carried out...
  15. doi request reprint Lung abscess in a child with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Via S Sofia 78, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1413-5. 2010
    ..A long-term treatment with oral macrolide allows a prompt recovery and restitution ad integrum of the lung...
  16. ncbi request reprint IgE values and T-lymphocyte subsets in children with atopic eczema/dermatitis syndrome
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:529-34. 2007
    ..A decrease of CD8+ circulating T cells and an increase of the CD4/CD8 ratio are peculiar findings in AEDS patients with either high or normal IgE values...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rapid effect of inhaled fluticasone on airway responsiveness to AMP: research implications
    Gaetano Prosperini
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:1416; author reply 1416-7. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Autonomic modulation of heart rate during obstructive versus central apneas in patients with sleep-disordered breathing
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Istituto di Malattie Respiratorie, Via Passo Gravina 187, 95125 Catania, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:902-10. 2003
    ..0001), whereas the LF component remained unchanged. These results show markedly different autonomic alterations during and after OA versus CA, suggesting a surge in sympathetic modulation after the obstructive episodes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced asthma and plasma adenosine: Is there a causative link?
    Lucia Spicuzza
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:537; author reply 537-8. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Salmeterol/fluticasone propionate in a Single Inhaler Device versus theophylline+fluticasone propionate in patients with COPD
    Mario Cazzola
    Respiratory Medicine and Allergology Unit, A Cardarelli Hospital, Via del Parco Margherita 24, 80121 Naples, Italy
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 17:141-5. 2004
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Endothelial-coagulative activation during chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations
    Riccardo Polosa
    Haematologica 93:1275-6. 2008
  22. ncbi request reprint Ventilation, autonomic function, sleep and erythropoietin. Chronic mountain sickness of Andean natives
    Luciano Bernardi
    Clinica Medica 2, IRCCS S Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 543:161-75. 2003
    ..Improving oxygenation can represent a possible therapeutic option for this syndrome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparative effects of a two-week treatment with nebivolol and nifedipine in hypertensive patients suffering from COPD
    Mario Cazzola
    Unit of Pneumology and Allergology, Department of Pneumology, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Respiration 71:159-64. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Slow breathing increases arterial baroreflex sensitivity in patients with chronic heart failure
    Luciano Bernardi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pavia and IRCCS Ospedale S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Circulation 105:143-5. 2002
    ..It is well established that a depressed baroreflex sensitivity may adversely influence the prognosis in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) and in those with previous myocardial infarction...