Francesco Amenta


Affiliation: University of Camerino
Country: Italy


  1. Camiolo G, Tibullo D, Giallongo C, Romano A, Parrinello N, Musumeci G, et al. α-Lipoic Acid Reduces Iron-induced Toxicity and Oxidative Stress in a Model of Iron Overload. Int J Mol Sci. 2019;20: pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, ALA possesses excellent iron chelating properties that may be exploited in a clinical setting for organ preservation, as well as exhibiting a good safety profile and low cost for the national health system. ..
  2. Tomassoni D, Traini E, Amenta F. Gender and age related differences in foot morphology. Maturitas. 2014;79:421-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The ideal footwear should take into account these characteristics. This is true primarily for the elderly for minimizing the risk of falls or of other problems related to inappropriate footwear. ..
  3. Amenta F, Lanari A, Mignini F, Silvestrelli G, Traini E, Tomassoni D. Nicardipine use in cerebrovascular disease: a review of controlled clinical studies. J Neurol Sci. 2009;283:219-23 pubmed publisher
  4. Tomassoni D, Traini E, Mancini M, Bramanti V, Mahdi S, Amenta F. Dopamine, vesicular transporters, and dopamine receptor expression in rat major salivary glands. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2015;309:R585-93 pubmed publisher
    ..The stronger immunoreactivity for dopamine transporters and receptors in striated duct cells suggests that the dopaminergic system could regulate not only quality, but also volume and ionic concentration of saliva. ..
  5. Nittari G, Pallotta G, Canio M, Traini E, Amenta F. Benzodiazepine prescriptions on merchant ships without a doctor on board: analysis from medical records of Centro Internazionale Radio Medico (CIRM). Int Marit Health. 2018;69:28-34 pubmed publisher
    ..These recommendations should be considered seriously in case of limited medical facilities such as on board of sailing ships. ..
  6. Amenta F, Tomassoni D, Traini E, Mignini F, Veglio F. Nicardipine: a hypotensive dihydropyridine-type calcium antagonist with a peculiar cerebrovascular profile. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2008;30:808-26 pubmed publisher
  7. Ricci G, Pirillo I, Rinuncini C, Amenta F. Medical assistance at the sea: legal and medico-legal problems. Int Marit Health. 2014;65:205-9 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in telemedicine the contrasts with the most basic principles of the traditional medicine are obvious. This makes the delivery of medical care of seafarers on board ships quite complicated. ..
  8. Ziello A, Fasanaro A, Petrelli C, Ricci G, Sirignano A, Amenta F. Sea piracy sequelae: assessment according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5. Int Marit Health. 2014;65:230-4 pubmed publisher
    ..This may be also useful for establishing proper compensations for the damage suffered by seafarers, depending on the degree of disability resulting from the criminal acts they suffered. ..
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    Traini E, Bramanti V, Amenta F. Choline alphoscerate (alpha-glyceryl-phosphoryl-choline) an old choline- containing phospholipid with a still interesting profile as cognition enhancing agent. Curr Alzheimer Res. 2013;10:1070-9 pubmed

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  1. Carletti G, Giuliodori P, Di Pietri V, Peretti A, Amenta F. An ontology-based consultation system to support medical care on board seagoing vessels. Int Marit Health. 2016;67:14-20 pubmed publisher
    ..This may represent an innovative tool for medical consultations at distance allowing the remote centre to provide more precise and quicker medical advice. ..
  2. Nittari G, Peretti A, Sibilio F, Ioannidis N, Amenta F. Development of software for handling ship's pharmacy. Int Marit Health. 2016;67:72-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Last but not least the availability of PARSI could help reduce/ avoid problems with maritime health authorities in case any of the required medicinal products are missing. ..
  3. Mahdi S, Amenta F. Eighty years of CIRM. A journey of commitment and dedication in providing maritime medical assistance. Int Marit Health. 2016;67:187-195 pubmed publisher
    ..These new solutions are aimed at bringing a significant improvement of medical care for seafarers. ..
  4. Colucci L, Molino I, Amenta F, Gaeta G. Desire to institutionalize in Alzheimer's caregivers: An empirical analysis on Italian data. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2018;75:165-170 pubmed publisher
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    Amenta F, Tayebati S, Vitali D, Di Tullio M. Association with the cholinergic precursor choline alphoscerate and the cholinesterase inhibitor rivastigmine: an approach for enhancing cholinergic neurotransmission. Mech Ageing Dev. 2006;127:173-9 pubmed
  6. Tayebati S, Martinelli I, Moruzzi M, Amenta F, Tomassoni D. Choline and Choline alphoscerate Do Not Modulate Inflammatory Processes in the Rat Brain. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, choline and GPC did not stimulate the inflammatory processes that we assessed in this study. ..