G Banfi

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Soluble transferrin receptor values in top level soccer players and skiers: comparison with sedentary people and pitfalls of laboratory methods
    G Banfi
    IRCCS Galeazzi, viz Galeazzi 4, 20161 Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 49:308-14. 2009
  2. ncbi Metabolic markers in sports medicine
    Giuseppe Banfi
    IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milano, Italy
    Adv Clin Chem 56:1-54. 2012
  3. doi Limits and pitfalls of Athlete's Biological Passport
    Giuseppe Banfi
    IRCCS Galeazzi and University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:1417-21. 2011
  4. doi Analytical variability in sport hematology: its importance in an antidoping setting
    Giuseppe Banfi
    IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:779-82. 2011
  5. doi Seasonal variations of haematological parameters in athletes
    Giuseppe Banfi
    IRCCS Galeazzi and School of Medicine, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:9-16. 2011
  6. ncbi Creatinine values during a competitive season in elite athletes involved in different sport disciplines
    G Banfi
    IRCCS Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 48:479-82. 2008
  7. ncbi B-type natriuretic peptide in athletes performing an Olympic triathlon
    G Banfi
    Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 45:529-31. 2005
  8. ncbi Relation between values of haemoglobin, erythrocytes and reticulocytes and body mass index in elite athletes of different sports disciplines
    G Banfi
    IRCCS Istituto Galeazzi, Milan, Italy, and School of Medicine, Chair of Clinical Biochemistry, Uinversity of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Lab Hematol 29:484-5. 2007
  9. ncbi High articular levels of the angiogenetic factors VEGF and VEGF-receptor 2 as tissue healing biomarkers after single bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    E Galliera
    Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e Scienze Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 25:85-91. 2011
  10. ncbi Free testosterone/cortisol ratio in soccer: usefulness of a categorization of values
    G Banfi
    Istituto Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 46:611-6. 2006

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  1. ncbi Soluble transferrin receptor values in top level soccer players and skiers: comparison with sedentary people and pitfalls of laboratory methods
    G Banfi
    IRCCS Galeazzi, viz Galeazzi 4, 20161 Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 49:308-14. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate soluble transferrin receptor (sTfR) efficacy, as it is highly sensitive and specific and usually utilized in sport medicine for monitoring iron metabolism...
  2. ncbi Metabolic markers in sports medicine
    Giuseppe Banfi
    IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milano, Italy
    Adv Clin Chem 56:1-54. 2012
    ..The effect of sports on serum and urinary markers for bone metabolism is not univocal; further studies are needed to establish the real and effective influence of sport on bone turnover and especially to establish its beneficial effect...
  3. doi Limits and pitfalls of Athlete's Biological Passport
    Giuseppe Banfi
    IRCCS Galeazzi and University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:1417-21. 2011
    ..The ABP needs of additional evidences and of scientific debate...
  4. doi Analytical variability in sport hematology: its importance in an antidoping setting
    Giuseppe Banfi
    IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:779-82. 2011
    ..Therefore, future multicenter studies are needed to compare analytical methodologies and blood analyzer systems, and to establish worldwide-accepted standards and quality control protocols...
  5. doi Seasonal variations of haematological parameters in athletes
    Giuseppe Banfi
    IRCCS Galeazzi and School of Medicine, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:9-16. 2011
    ..The definition of reliable reference ranges in sportsmen would only be possible by following the best laboratory practices. For antidoping purposes more studies investigating haematological modifications during the season are advisable...
  6. ncbi Creatinine values during a competitive season in elite athletes involved in different sport disciplines
    G Banfi
    IRCCS Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 48:479-82. 2008
    ..The authors aimed at studying creatinine concentrations in elite male athletes of rugby, alpine ski and cyclism, characterized from different Body Mass Index (BMI) to evaluate modifications during the competitions season...
  7. ncbi B-type natriuretic peptide in athletes performing an Olympic triathlon
    G Banfi
    Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 45:529-31. 2005
    ..BNP was elevated in marathoners, immediately after the race and also after 4 h. We studied the behavior of BNP in the triathlon, which is a complex sport characterized by 3 different activities (swimming, cycling, running)...
  8. ncbi Relation between values of haemoglobin, erythrocytes and reticulocytes and body mass index in elite athletes of different sports disciplines
    G Banfi
    IRCCS Istituto Galeazzi, Milan, Italy, and School of Medicine, Chair of Clinical Biochemistry, Uinversity of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Lab Hematol 29:484-5. 2007
  9. ncbi High articular levels of the angiogenetic factors VEGF and VEGF-receptor 2 as tissue healing biomarkers after single bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    E Galliera
    Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e Scienze Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 25:85-91. 2011
    ..These results could suggest that VEGF and VEGFRs could be considered as good biomarkers of tissue healing after knee joint surgery...
  10. ncbi Free testosterone/cortisol ratio in soccer: usefulness of a categorization of values
    G Banfi
    Istituto Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 46:611-6. 2006
    ..These classical approaches are not, however, sufficient to describe the various possible physiological modifications linked to training excess and/or incomplete recovery...
  11. ncbi Platelet rich plasma therapy: inflammatory molecules involved in tissue healing
    E Galliera
    Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e Scienze Biomediche Città Studi, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 26:35S-42S. 2012
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  12. ncbi Osteoprotegerin, RANK and RANKL are not modified by acute exercise in elite rugby players
    G Banfi
    IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:198-201. 2012
    ..The OPG-RANK-RANKL system is a new family of bone metabolism biomarkers belonging to the immune system. In this study, were evaluated these biomarkers in professional rugby players after a single-bout of training session...
  13. ncbi Relation between body mass index and serum aminotransferases concentrations in professional athletes
    G Banfi
    IRCCS Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 48:197-200. 2008
    ..Some studies in the general population and in blood donors testified that ALT concentrations clearly correlated with weight and body mass...
  14. ncbi Behaviour of reticulocyte counts and immature reticulocyte fraction during a competitive season in élite athletes of four different sports
    G Banfi
    Istituto Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    Int J Lab Hematol 29:127-31. 2007
    ..We confirm the validity of the use of Ret counts for antidoping purposes and also for evaluating health status and iron metabolism of sportsmen...
  15. ncbi Behaviour of perioperative values of haemoglobin, haematocrit and red blood cells in elderly patients undergoing lower limb arthroplasty: a retrospective cohort study on non-transfused patients
    L Drago
    Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry and Microbiology, IRCCS Galeazzi Institute, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 26:427-33. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the type of intervention and gender played an important role in blood loss and recovery rates in total joint arthroplasty...
  16. ncbi Effects of cold-water immersion and contrast-water therapy after training in young soccer players
    M de Nardi
    University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 51:609-15. 2011
    ..The present study investigates the effects of CWI and contrast-water therapy (CWT) on the performance of young male soccer players during a week of training...
  17. ncbi Haematological parameters in elite rugby players during a competitive season
    G Banfi
    Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    Clin Lab Haematol 28:183-8. 2006
    ..The variability of the parameters during the season is related to training and competition workload. Reticulocytes and sTFR are the most sensitive parameters for studying the iron metabolism of the athletes...
  18. ncbi Plasma adiponectin and leptin concentrations in professional rugby players
    P Magni
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia, Fisiopatologia e Biologia Applicata, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 24:87-91. 2010
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  19. doi Circulating cytokines and growth factors in professional soccer players: correlation with in vitro-induced motor neuron death
    M De Paola
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 18:85-92. 2011
    ..We also investigated the effects of the sera on primary cultured motor neurons in relation to their cytokine and growth factor content...
  20. ncbi Growth factors in the management of sport-induced tendinopathies: results after 24 months from treatment. A pilot study
    P Volpi
    Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopic Surgery Unit, IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute, Milan, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 50:494-500. 2010
    ..This paper describes the local and the systemic effects of US-guided autologous PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) injections in chronic tendinopathies in sportspersons...
  21. doi Human bone disorders: pathological role and diagnostic potential of matrix metalloproteinases
    E Galliera
    Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e Scienze Biomediche Città Studi, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 42:1590-3. 2010
    ..Clarifying the MMPs' role in bone remodeling and healing could potentially help predict disease progression and the effects of direct specific therapy...
  22. ncbi Behaviour of haematological parameters in athletes performing marathons and ultramarathons in altitude ('skyrunners')
    G Banfi
    Direzione Sanitaria, Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milano, Italy
    Clin Lab Haematol 26:373-7. 2004
    ..The preanalytical and analytical accuracy is crucial to assure clinical validity of the collected data: we strictly observed international recommendations in this field...
  23. ncbi FMECA methodology applied to two pathways in an orthopaedic hospital in Milan
    P Morelli
    Scientific Institute for Research, Hospitalisation and Health Care, Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute, Milan, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 48:54-9. 2007
    ..Adverse events pose a challenge to medical management: they can produce mild or transient disabilities or lead to permanent disabilities or even death; preventable adverse events result from error or equipment failure...