G D'Amato

Summary

Affiliation: Unit of Pneumology and Allergology
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outdoor air pollution, climatic changes and allergic bronchial asthma
    G D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, Azienda Ospedaliera ad Alta Specialità A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Eur Respir J 20:763-76. 2002
  2. pmc A review of anti-IgE monoclonal antibody (omalizumab) as add on therapy for severe allergic (IgE-mediated) asthma
    Gennaro D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli Napoli, Italy
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 3:613-9. 2007
  3. pmc Effects of climatic changes and urban air pollution on the rising trends of respiratory allergy and asthma
    Gennaro D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology Department of Respiratory Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A, Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    Multidiscip Respir Med 6:28-37. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Environmental risk factors and allergic bronchial asthma
    G D'Amato
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Via Rione Sirignano 10, 80121 Naples, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:1113-24. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Therapy of allergic bronchial asthma with omalizumab - an anti-IgE monoclonal antibody
    Gennaro D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, High Speciality Hospital A Cardellí, Naples, Italy
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 3:371-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Respiratory allergic diseases induced by outdoor air pollution in urban areas
    G D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, Department of Chest Diseases, Azienda Ospedaliera ad Alta Specialità A Cardarelli, 80121 Napoli, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:161-3. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Urban air pollution and respiratory allergy
    G D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, Department of Respiratory Diseases, Azienda Ospedaliera ad Alta Specialità di Rilievo Nazionale A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:136-40. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Treating atopic asthma with the anti-IgE monoclonal antibody
    G D'Amato
    Divisione di Malattie Respiratorie e Allergiche, Azienda Ospedaliera ad Alta Specialità di Rilievo Nazionale A Cardarelli, Napoli
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:117-9. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of anti-IgE monoclonal antibody (omalizumab) in the treatment of bronchial asthma and allergic respiratory diseases
    Gennaro D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Department of Chest Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 533:302-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Urban air pollution and climate change as environmental risk factors of respiratory allergy: an update
    G D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, Department of Respiratory Diseases, High Specialty Hospital A Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 20:95-102; quiz following 102. 2010

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Outdoor air pollution, climatic changes and allergic bronchial asthma
    G D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, Azienda Ospedaliera ad Alta Specialità A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Eur Respir J 20:763-76. 2002
    ..As a consequence, an enhanced immunoglobulin E-mediated response to aeroallergens and enhanced airway inflammation favoured by air pollution could account for the increasing prevalence of allergic respiratory diseases in urban areas...
  2. pmc A review of anti-IgE monoclonal antibody (omalizumab) as add on therapy for severe allergic (IgE-mediated) asthma
    Gennaro D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli Napoli, Italy
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 3:613-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion omalizumab may fulfil an important need in patients with moderate to severe asthma...
  3. pmc Effects of climatic changes and urban air pollution on the rising trends of respiratory allergy and asthma
    Gennaro D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology Department of Respiratory Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A, Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    Multidiscip Respir Med 6:28-37. 2011
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  4. ncbi request reprint Environmental risk factors and allergic bronchial asthma
    G D'Amato
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Via Rione Sirignano 10, 80121 Naples, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:1113-24. 2005
    ..After rupture by thunderstorm, pollen grains may release part of their cytoplasmic content, including inhalable, allergen-carrying paucimicronic particles...
  5. ncbi request reprint Therapy of allergic bronchial asthma with omalizumab - an anti-IgE monoclonal antibody
    Gennaro D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, High Speciality Hospital A Cardellí, Naples, Italy
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 3:371-6. 2003
    ..On the basis of several studies, omalizumab is likely to provide a new strategy for treating atopic asthma...
  6. ncbi request reprint Respiratory allergic diseases induced by outdoor air pollution in urban areas
    G D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, Department of Chest Diseases, Azienda Ospedaliera ad Alta Specialità A Cardarelli, 80121 Napoli, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:161-3. 2002
    ..However, air pollution and climatic changes may also have an indirect effect on the allergic response by influencing quantitatively and qualitatively the pollen production of allergenic plants...
  7. ncbi request reprint Urban air pollution and respiratory allergy
    G D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, Department of Respiratory Diseases, Azienda Ospedaliera ad Alta Specialità di Rilievo Nazionale A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:136-40. 2002
    ..Lastly, air pollutants such as diesel exhaust particulates can also facilitate the immunoglobulin (Ig)E response that leads to pollinosis symptoms in atopic individuals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Treating atopic asthma with the anti-IgE monoclonal antibody
    G D'Amato
    Divisione di Malattie Respiratorie e Allergiche, Azienda Ospedaliera ad Alta Specialità di Rilievo Nazionale A Cardarelli, Napoli
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:117-9. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of anti-IgE monoclonal antibody (omalizumab) in the treatment of bronchial asthma and allergic respiratory diseases
    Gennaro D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Department of Chest Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 533:302-7. 2006
    ..The anti-IgE approach to asthma treatment has several advantages, including concomitant treatment of other IgE-mediated diseases such as allergic rhinitis, a favorable safety profile and a convenient dosing frequency...
  10. ncbi request reprint Urban air pollution and climate change as environmental risk factors of respiratory allergy: an update
    G D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, Department of Respiratory Diseases, High Specialty Hospital A Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 20:95-102; quiz following 102. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint A recombinant humanized anti-IgE monoclonal antibody (omalizumab) in the therapy of moderate-to-severe allergic asthma
    Gennaro D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Department of Respiratory Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 1:225-31. 2007
    ..In conclusion omalizumab represents a really new approach to the treatment of atopic asthma and may fulfil an important need in patients with moderate-to-severe asthma...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of climate change on environmental factors in respiratory allergic diseases
    G D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Department of Chest Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 38:1264-74. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint The role of outdoor air pollution and climatic changes on the rising trends in respiratory allergy
    G D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, Azienda Ospedaliera ad Alta Specialità A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Respir Med 95:606-11. 2001
    ..Several factors influence this interaction, including type of air pollutants, plant species, nutrient balance, climatic factors, degree of airway sensitization and hyperresponsiveness of exposed subjects...
  14. ncbi request reprint Anti-IgE monoclonal antibody (omalizumab) in the treatment of atopic asthma and allergic respiratory diseases
    Gennaro D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Department of Chest Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    Curr Drug Targets Inflamm Allergy 3:227-9. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of formoterol/budesonide combination on arterial blood gases in patients with acute exacerbation of COPD
    M Cazzola
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Unit of Pneumology and Allergology, Antonio Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Respir Med 100:212-7. 2006
    ..Patients with severe chronic airway obstruction might suffer dangerous hypoxemia after administration of a beta-agonist despite bronchodilation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of higher than customary doses of salmeterol and salbutamol in patients with acute exacerbation of COPD
    M Cazzola
    A Cardarelli Hospital, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Respir Med 96:790-5. 2002
    ..11 (95% CI: -1.00 to 0.79)] did not change significantly from baseline (P > 0.05). These data indicate that salmeterol is effective and safe in the treatment of acute exacerbation of COPD and support its use in this clinical condition...
  17. ncbi request reprint The degree of serological sensitization to cat allergen in patients with or without cat at home
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 37:87-9. 2005
    ..The relationship between exposure to cat/dog in domestic environments and development of allergic sensitization to pet allergens is still controversial...
  18. ncbi request reprint Formoterol as dry powder oral inhalation compared with salbutamol metered-dose inhaler in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    M Cazzola
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Clin Ther 24:595-604. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Is sensitization to furry animals an independent allergic phenotype in nonoccupationally exposed individuals?
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, High Speciality A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 21:137-41. 2011
    ..Patients sensitized to common pets (cat, dog) frequently display an immunoglobulin (Ig) E-mediated response to allergens from other animals...
  20. ncbi request reprint Direct and prolonged exposure to dogs does not influence the degree of skin prick test positivity to dog allergen
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 15:167-71. 2005
    ..We assessed the possible effect of direct exposure to dog allergen on skin reactivity in dog-sensitized patients...
  21. doi request reprint Sensitization to horse allergens in Italy: a multicentre study in urban atopic subjects without occupational exposure
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, High Speciality A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 155:412-7. 2011
    ..We assessed, in a multicentric survey, the prevalence of horse sensitization in atopic subjects and its clinical characteristics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of single oral doses of nebivolol and celiprolol on airways in patients with mild asthma
    M Cazzola
    Divisione di Pneumologia e Allergologia, Ospedale A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Chest 118:1322-6. 2000
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  23. ncbi request reprint A relapse of near-fatal thunderstorm-asthma in pregnancy
    G D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Department of Respiratory Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 45:116-7. 2013
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  24. ncbi request reprint Systemic reactions from skin testing: literature review
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 16:75-8. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, this risk cannot be completely excluded, especially in highly susceptible subjects. Physicians who perform SPT should be aware of this and apply simple precautional rules...
  25. ncbi request reprint Respiratory allergy induced by exclusive polysensitization to serum albumins of furry animals
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 42:127-30. 2010
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  26. ncbi request reprint Allergenic pollen and pollen allergy in Europe
    G D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Department of Chest Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli Napoli, Italy
    Allergy 62:976-90. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Sensitization to rodents (mouse/rat) in an urban atopic population without occupational exposure living in Naples, Italy
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology High Speciality A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:200-4. 2012
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Treating moderate-to-severe allergic asthma with anti-IgE monoclonal antibody (omalizumab). An update
    G D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Department of Respiratory Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 42:135-40. 2010
    ..In other words, omalizumab may fulfil an important need in patients with moderate-to-severe asthma...
  29. ncbi request reprint Severe respiratory syndrome induced by allergic mono-sensitization to European hamster (Cricetus cricetus) in a older woman
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 40:30-2. 2008
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  30. ncbi request reprint The risk of bronchospasm in asthmatics undergoing general anaesthesia and/or intravascular administration of radiographic contrast media. physiopatology and clinical/functional evaluation
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases Division of Pneumology and Allergology, A Cardarelli High Speciality Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 42:167-73. 2010
    ..It is likely that "Real Life"--optimally controlled asthmatics could undergo GA/RCM with lower risks especially in emergency conditions when it is not possible to perform any preoperative evaluation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Safety of celecoxib in patients with adverse skin reactions to acetaminophen (paracetamol) and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 15:249-53. 2005
    ..On the contrary non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly involved in side effects. Celecoxib (CE) is a novel drug, with high selectivity and affinity for COX-2 enzyme...
  32. ncbi request reprint General strategy for the management of bronchial asthma in pregnancy
    G Liccardi
    Unit of Pneumology and Allergology, Department of Chest Diseases, A Cardarelli Hospital, Piazza Arenella no 7 h, Naples 80128, Italy
    Respir Med 97:778-89. 2003
    ..We herein review and discuss the available data and the criteria for the management of asthma in pregnant patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Anti-IgE monoclonal antibody: a new approach to the treatment of allergic respiratory diseases
    G D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 59:25-9. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The increasing trend of seasonal respiratory allergy in urban areas
    G D'Amato
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, Azienda Ospedaliera ad Alta Specialità A Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    Allergy 57:35-6. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Sensitization to cockroach allergens in the urban atopic populations living in Campania district (southern Italy). A multicenter study
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, High Speciality A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 46:12-6. 2014
    ..Although cockroach (CR) is an important cause of allergic sensitization worldwide, only a few data are available in Italy and in a previous study we have observed, in Naples area, a low prevalence of CR sensitization...
  36. ncbi request reprint Social networks: a new source of psychological stress or a way to enhance self-esteem? Negative and positive implications in bronchial asthma
    G D'Amato
    Division of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Department of Respiratory Diseases, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Napoli, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 22:402-5. 2012
    ..One year after the case report of an asthma exacerbation that may have been triggered by Facebook, it seems reasonable to analyze the effects of social networks on bronchial asthma...
  37. ncbi request reprint Nasal filters in prevention of seasonal rhinitis induced by allergenic pollen grains. Open clinical study
    G D'Amato
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, High Specialty A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:83-5. 2012
    ..Nasal filters constitute a useful mean to reduce symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in patients suffering from pollen allergy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Severe oral symptoms after the use of an oral solution containing ketoprofen in two NSAIDs-sensitive patients
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, Hospital A Cardarelli Naples, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 13:278-80. 2003
    ..Patients with NSAIDs sensitivity should be warned on the potential risk of using an oral solution containing this class of drugs...
  39. ncbi request reprint Strategies for the prevention of asthmatic, anaphylactic and anaphylactoid reactions during the administration of anesthetics and/or contrast media
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, A Cardarelli High Specialty Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 18:1-11. 2008
    ..These recommendations, which are based on the literature and on the experience of our working group, aim to provide useful information for physicians and other specialists who operate in the absence of an allergy consultant...
  40. ncbi request reprint A multicenter evaluation of the CARLA system for the measurement of specific IgE antibodies vs. other different methods and skin prick tests
    G Liccardi
    Division of Pneumology and Allergology, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 12:235-41. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the CARLA system represents an efficient and reliable immunoassay for the evaluation of serum specific IgE...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of ketanserin, a new blocking agent of the 5-HT2 receptor, on airway responsiveness in asthma
    M Cazzola
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Allergy 45:151-3. 1990
    ..The protective effect of intravenous ketanserin (0.14 mg/kg) was small, but significant...
  42. ncbi request reprint Sharing knowledge is the key to success in a patient-physician relationship: how to produce a patient information leaflet on COPD
    D Scala
    Biotechnology Centre, High Speciality Hospital A Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 69:50-4. 2008
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  43. ncbi request reprint Severe systemic allergic reaction induced by accidental skin contact with cow milk in a 16-year-old boy. A case report
    G Liccardi
    Department of Chest Diseases, Division of Pneumology and Allergology, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 14:168-71. 2004
    ..90 milligrams). This case report suggests that patients with a high degree of sensitisation to CM proteins should be alert to the danger of skin contact and should beware of "hidden" CM allergens...
  44. ncbi request reprint The effects of cefonicid on the pharmacokinetics of a once-a-day theophylline formulation
    M Cazzola
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Occupational Pulmonary Disease Service, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Res 9:169-73. 1989
    ..Theophylline kinetics were totally unaffected by simultaneous cefonicid treatment, showing that the two drugs may be administered together without any need for adjustment of the theophylline dosage...
  45. ncbi request reprint Penetration of cefonicid into human lung tissue and lymph nodes
    M Cazzola
    Division of Occupational Pulmonary Disease and Respiratory Allergy, A Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Chemotherapy 36:325-31. 1990
    ..This finding was considered important, because it demonstrated that the high binding by plasma protein of cefonicid did not prevent it from entering lung tissue and fluids in useful quantities...
  46. ncbi request reprint Formoterol Turbuhaler for as-needed therapy in patients with mild acute exacerbations of COPD
    M Cazzola
    Ospedale A Cardarelli, Dipartimento di Pneumologia, U O di Pneumologia e Allergologia, Napoli, Italy
    Respir Med 95:917-21. 2001
    ..Results of this study suggest the use of higher than customary dose of formoterol for as-needed therapy to provide rapid relief of bronchospasm in patients suffering from acute exacerbations of partially reversible COPD...
  47. ncbi request reprint Severe anaphylaxis to royal jelly attributed to cefonicid
    S Testi
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 17:281. 2007