Affiliation: University of Padova
- Fatty acids, calcium and bone metabolismBruno Baggio
Department of Medical Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
J Nephrol 15:601-4. 2002..Experimental and clinical documentation of the specific and indirect effects of fatty acids on calcium and bone metabolism could open up new and interesting clinical prospects...
- Relationship between plasma phospholipid polyunsaturated fatty acid composition and bone disease in renal transplantationBruno Baggio
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, and Central Laboratory, University Hospital of Padova, Italy
Transplantation 80:1349-52. 2005..This is the first longitudinal study showing a link between PP-PUFA composition and bone disease in renal transplantation...
- Polyunsaturated fatty acids and renal fibrosis: pathophysiologic link and potential clinical implicationsB Baggio
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua Italy
J Nephrol 18:362-7. 2005..However, further experimental, epidemiological and clinical investigations are needed to confirm the role of PUFA in the renal fibrosis pathway and the natural history of chronic nephropathies...
- Fatty acids and idiopathic calcium nephrolithiasisBruno Baggio
Department of Medical Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, University of Padua, Italy
Urol Int 75:97-101. 2005....
- Atherosclerotic risk factors and renal function in the elderly: the role of hyperfibrinogenaemia and smoking. Results from the Italian Longitudinal Study on Ageing (ILSA)B Baggio
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, University of Padua, Italy
Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:114-23. 2005....
- Dietary fatty acid supplementation modulates the urinary excretion of calcium and oxalate in the rat. Insight into calcium lithogenesisBruno Baggio
Department of Medical Surgery Sciences, Policlinico Universitario, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, I 35120 Padua, Italy
Nephron 91:486-91. 2002....
- Down-regulation of glomerular matrix metalloproteinase-2 gene in human NIDDMD Del Prete
Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
Diabetologia 40:1449-54. 1997..MMP2 gene down-regulation seems to be a molecular epiphenomenon of diabetes, rather than a marker of diabetic nephropathy...
- Intracellular processing of transforming growth factor-beta in mesangial cellsM Ceol
Institute of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Italy
Ren Fail 20:361-9. 1998..In conclusion, the processing of TGF-beta 1 in mesangial cells seems to be similar to that one observed in other mesenchymal cells...
- Plasma phospholipid arachidonic acid content and calcium metabolism in idiopathic calcium nephrolithiasisB Baggio
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Italy
Kidney Int 58:1278-84. 2000....
- Glycosaminoglycans prevent the functional and morphological peritoneal derangement in an experimental model of peritoneal fibrosisA Fracasso
Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Umberto I General Hospital, Mestre Venice, Italy
Am J Kidney Dis 33:105-10. 1999..The subcutaneous administration of GAGs protects peritoneal functions by affecting the remodeling of the peritoneum, rather than by a purely functional or simple mechanical effect...
- Nitric oxide modulation of renal and cardiac hemodynamics in type 2 diabetesMichele Dalla Vestra
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Medica I, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Italy
Eur J Endocrinol 146:687-94. 2002..To evaluate endothelial function in type 2 diabetic patients with and without diabetic nephropathy...
- Eicosapentaenoic acid modulates CyA-induced proinflammatory cytokine over-expression in osteoblastic cells in vitroE Musacchio
Department of Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 26:663-70. 2012....
- Specific modulatory effect of arachidonic acid on human red blood cell oxalate transport: clinical implications in calcium oxalate nephrolithiasisB Baggio
Department of Medical Surgery Sciences, University of Padua, Italy
J Am Soc Nephrol 10:S381-4. 1999....
- Genetic and dietary factors in idiopathic calcium nephrolithiasis. What do we have, what do we need?B Baggio
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Italy
J Nephrol 12:371-4. 1999..The hypothesis of an anomaly in cell membrane lipid composition might conceivably be the defect which links genetic and dietary factors and renal stone disease...
- Mesangial cell proliferation in long-term streptozotocin-induced diabetes mellitus in the rat and the renoprotective activity of heparinG Gambaro
1st Division of Nephrology, Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Padua, Italy
Am J Nephrol 19:530-4. 1999..In conclusion, there is no evidence that mesangial proliferation is increased in late experimental diabetic nephropathy, and heparin seems to be renoprotective through mechanisms other than antiproliferation...
- Drawing up guidelines for the management of kidney stones in ItalyB Baggio
Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Padua, Italy
J Nephrol 13:S61-4. 2000..e., medical management of renal colic and the first episode of nephrolithiasis...
- Quantitave and qualitative changes in vascular endothelial growth factor gene expression in glomeruli of patients with type 2 diabetesElena Bortoloso
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Eur J Endocrinol 150:799-807. 2004..VEGF plays an important role in the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy. This study examined the relationship between VEGF and its isoforms and the severity of diabetic nephropathy in type 2 diabetes...
- Effects of cigarette smoking on glomerular structure and function in type 2 diabetic patientsBruno Baggio
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University Hospital, Padua, Italy
J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2730-6. 2002..In conclusion, cigarette smoking affects glomerular structure and function in type 2 diabetes and may be an important factor for the onset and progression of diabetic nephropathy...
- Renal involvement in subjects with peripheral atherosclerosisB Baggio
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, CNR Center on Aging, University Hospital, Padua, Italy
J Nephrol 14:286-92. 2001..Ischemic nephropathy is an important cause of renal failure in western countries. Subclinical renal function abnormalities may exist in patients with extrarenal atherosclerosis, and may precede the onset of overt ischemic nephropathy...
- Arachidonic acid-induced IL-6 expression is mediated by PKC alpha activation in osteoblastic cellsLuciana Bordin
Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Padova, Italy
Biochemistry 42:4485-91. 2003..It is interesting that other unsaturated fatty acids, such as oleic acid (OA) or eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), are unable to induce either PKC activation or IL-6 gene expression...
- Fatty acids and cytokine mRNA expression in human osteoblastic cells: a specific effect of arachidonic acidG Priante
Department of Medical Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
Clin Sci (Lond) 102:403-9. 2002..In conclusion, our study demonstrates specific effects of fatty acids on cytokine gene expression in human osteoblast-like cells. The clinical relevance of our findings requires further investigation...
- Band 3 is an anchor protein and a target for SHP-2 tyrosine phosphatase in human erythrocytesLuciana Bordin
Dipartimento di Chimica Biologica, and Centro di Studio delle Biomembrane del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, University of Padova, Italy
Blood 100:276-82. 2002..These results indicate that in treated erythrocytes, recruitment of cytosolic SHP-2 to band 3 is a prerequisite for the subsequent dephosphorylation of the transmembrane protein...
- Specific effect of arachidonic acid on inducible nitric oxide synthase mRNA expression in human osteoblastic cellsGiovanna Priante
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
Clin Sci (Lond) 109:177-82. 2005..These results might have clinical relevance and are of interest for understanding the reported beneficial effects of dietary PUFA manipulation on the prevention and/or treatment of primary and secondary bone disease...
- Effects of unsaturated free fatty acids on adhesion and on gene expression of extracellular matrix macromolecules in human osteoblast-like cell culturesEstella Musacchio
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
Connect Tissue Res 48:34-8. 2007..These results extend previous evidence for unsaturated fatty acids in bone cell metabolism...
- EPA and DHA suppress AngII- and arachidonic acid-induced expression of profibrotic genes in human mesangial cellsGiovanna Priante
Nephrology Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
J Nephrol 22:137-43. 2009..There is some evidence suggesting a close relationship between polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and renal inflammation and fibrosis, which are crucial stages in chronic kidney disease...
- Protein diet and hypercalciuriaBruno Baggio
Kidney Int 65:1970; author reply 1970. 2004
- Association of primary hyperparathyroidism with cystinuria in a recurrent renal stone-forming patientBruno Baggio
Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:623. 2003
- Arachidonic acid influences intracellular calcium handling in human osteoblastsLaura Soldati
Department of Sciences and Biomedical Technologies, University of Milan, Via Fratelli Cervi 93, 20090, Segrate MI, Italy
Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 75:91-6. 2006..Furthermore, they suggest that osteoblast activity may be modulated by AA...