Salvatore Benvenga

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Thyroxine binding to members and non-members of the serine protease inhibitor family
    S Benvenga
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina School of Medicine, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:32-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint High-density lipoprotein-facilitated entry of thyroid hormones into cells: a mechanism different from the low-density lipoprotein-facilitated entry
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia, Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, University of Messina School of Medicine, Policlinico Universitario, Messina, Italy
    Thyroid 12:547-56. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis and apoptosis-related proteins in thyroid myopathies
    Maria C Monici
    Clinica Neurologia 2, Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry and Anaesthesiology, Policlinico Universitario, 98125 Messina, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 26:383-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone autoantibodies in Hashimoto's thyroiditis: often transient but also increasingly frequent
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Thyroid 13:995-6; author reply 996. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Acromegaly and coronary disease: an integrated evaluation of conventional coronary risk factors and coronary calcifications detected by computed tomography
    Salvatore Cannavo
    Sezione di Endocrinologia, Pad H, piano 4 Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico G Martino, Via Consolare Valeria 1, 98125 Messina, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3766-72. 2006
  6. doi request reprint When thyroid hormone replacement is ineffective?
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 20:467-77. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Euthyroid hyperthyrotropinemia secondary to hyperestrogenemia in a male with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    S Benvenga
    Cattedra e Divisione di Endocrinologia, University of Messina School of Medicine, Messina, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 32:321-5. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Central hormonal regulation and dimorphism of arousal
    S Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia del Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, Universita di Messina, and Programma Dip di Endocrinologia Molecolare Clinica, A O U Policlinico Gaetano Martino, Messina, Italy
    Int J Androl 28:18-22. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Human thyroid autoantigens and proteins of Yersinia and Borrelia share amino acid sequence homology that includes binding motifs to HLA-DR molecules and T-cell receptor
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia del Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Thyroid 16:225-36. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of L-carnitine on thyroid hormone metabolism and on physical exercise tolerance
    S Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia del Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, University of Messina School of Medicine, 98125 Messina, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 37:566-71. 2005

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Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Thyroxine binding to members and non-members of the serine protease inhibitor family
    S Benvenga
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina School of Medicine, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:32-8. 2002
    ..Some, but not all, of these alpha-globulins belong to the same superfamily of TBG and also bind steroid hormones...
  2. ncbi request reprint High-density lipoprotein-facilitated entry of thyroid hormones into cells: a mechanism different from the low-density lipoprotein-facilitated entry
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia, Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, University of Messina School of Medicine, Policlinico Universitario, Messina, Italy
    Thyroid 12:547-56. 2002
    ..This effect of HDL represents facilitated diffusion of TH through the cell membrane...
  3. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis and apoptosis-related proteins in thyroid myopathies
    Maria C Monici
    Clinica Neurologia 2, Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry and Anaesthesiology, Policlinico Universitario, 98125 Messina, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 26:383-8. 2002
    ..By contrast, Fas antigen was overexpressed in hyperthyroid myopathy, correlating with low TSH levels. These findings suggest an anti-apoptotic role for TSH itself in skeletal muscle...
  4. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone autoantibodies in Hashimoto's thyroiditis: often transient but also increasingly frequent
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Thyroid 13:995-6; author reply 996. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Acromegaly and coronary disease: an integrated evaluation of conventional coronary risk factors and coronary calcifications detected by computed tomography
    Salvatore Cannavo
    Sezione di Endocrinologia, Pad H, piano 4 Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico G Martino, Via Consolare Valeria 1, 98125 Messina, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3766-72. 2006
    ..At autopsy, it was demonstrated in about 20% of patients with long-lasting disease, and myocardial infarction was reported as cause of death in a quarter of acromegalics...
  6. doi request reprint When thyroid hormone replacement is ineffective?
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 20:467-77. 2013
    ..We will review circumstances and causes for failures, discuss pertinent unpublished personal cases of didactical value, and provide practical suggestions for providers encountering patients with similar presentations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Euthyroid hyperthyrotropinemia secondary to hyperestrogenemia in a male with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    S Benvenga
    Cattedra e Divisione di Endocrinologia, University of Messina School of Medicine, Messina, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 32:321-5. 2000
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Central hormonal regulation and dimorphism of arousal
    S Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia del Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, Universita di Messina, and Programma Dip di Endocrinologia Molecolare Clinica, A O U Policlinico Gaetano Martino, Messina, Italy
    Int J Androl 28:18-22. 2005
    ..A number of excitatory and inhibitory signals modulate the activity of certain brain structures. Scientists have begun to test some of these chemicals or their synthetic analogues/antagonists in humans...
  9. ncbi request reprint Human thyroid autoantigens and proteins of Yersinia and Borrelia share amino acid sequence homology that includes binding motifs to HLA-DR molecules and T-cell receptor
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia del Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Thyroid 16:225-36. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our in silico data do not directly demonstrate that Borrelia and Yersinia proteins trigger AITD but suggest that a restricted number of them might have the potential to, at least in persons with certain HLA-DR alleles...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of L-carnitine on thyroid hormone metabolism and on physical exercise tolerance
    S Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia del Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, University of Messina School of Medicine, 98125 Messina, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 37:566-71. 2005
    ..CARN was also shown to modulate thyroid hormone action in peripheral tissues, the most frequent modulation observed being inhibition...
  11. ncbi request reprint Homologies between proteins of Borrelia burgdorferi and thyroid autoantigens
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia del Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Thyroid 14:964-6. 2004
    ..Our data strengthen the hypothesis of Bb and YE as environmental triggers of AITD in genetically predisposed persons through molecular mimicry mechanisms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of the thyroglobulin epitopes associated with circulating thyroid hormone autoantibodies in hashimoto's thyroiditis and non-autoimmune thyroid diseases
    S Benvenga
    Section of Endocrinology, Clinical and Experimental Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina School of Medicine, Messina, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:977-82. 2002
    ..In light of recent data in the literature, we further suggest that the responsible epitopes are more likely to be expressed in leaked TG fragments, rather than leaked intact TG...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of carnitine on thyroid hormone action
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia, Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, University of Messina School of Medicine, 98125 Messina, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1033:158-67. 2004
    ..Since hyperthyroidism impoverishes the tissue deposits of carnitine, there is a rationale for using L-carnitine at least in certain clinical settings...
  14. doi request reprint Gender differences in locomotor and stereotypic behavior associated with l-carnitine treatment in mice
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia, Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, dell Adolescenza e della Donna, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Gend Med 8:1-13. 2011
    ..The carnitines exert neuroprotective and neuromodulatory actions, and carnitine supplementation increases locomotor activity (LMA) in experimental animals...
  15. doi request reprint Changed presentation of Hashimoto's thyroiditis in North-Eastern Sicily and Calabria (Southern Italy) based on a 31-year experience
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia del Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Thyroid 18:429-41. 2008
    ..To quantify the yearly prevalence of Hashimoto's thyroiditis at our Division and evaluate changes in its clinical presentation over the period 1975-2005...
  16. ncbi request reprint Brain injury and hypopituitarism: the historical background
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia Sezione di Endocrinologia, Programma di Endocrinologia Molecolare Clinica, AOU Policlinico Gaetano Martino, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Pituitary 8:193-5. 2005
    ..The interest triggered by the latest review, which concluded that PHTH was indeed less rare than commonly believed, was such that a total of 192 cases have been reported from year 2000 through April, 2005...
  17. doi request reprint Altered intestinal absorption of L-thyroxine caused by coffee
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia del Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Thyroid 18:293-301. 2008
    ..To report eight case histories, and in vivo and in vitro studies showing coffee's potential to impair thyroxine (T4) intestinal absorption...
  18. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of L-carnitine, a naturally occurring peripheral antagonist of thyroid hormone action, in iatrogenic hyperthyroidism: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    S Benvenga
    Cattedra and Sezione di Endocrinologia, Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, University of Messina School of Medicine, 98125 Messina, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:3579-94. 2001
    ..Because hyperthyroidism depletes the body deposits of carnitine and since carnitine has no toxicity, teratogenicity, contraindications and interactions with drugs, carnitine can be of clinical use...
  19. ncbi request reprint Re-evaluation of the thyroxine binding to human plasma lipoproteins using three techniques
    S Benvenga
    Clinical Experimental Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 24:RC16-8. 2001
    ..Hence, the anti-atherosclerotic effects of T4 resulting from binding to the LDL should be greater than anticipated based on GFC data...
  20. ncbi request reprint Carnitine is a naturally occurring inhibitor of thyroid hormone nuclear uptake
    S Benvenga
    Cattedra di Endocrinologia, University of Messina, School of Medicine, Italy
    Thyroid 10:1043-50. 2000
    ..Our data are consistent with carnitine being a peripheral antagonist of TH action, and they indicate a site of inhibition at or before the nuclear envelope...
  21. ncbi request reprint Myxedema coma of both primary and secondary origin, with non-classic presentation and extremely elevated creatine kinase
    S Benvenga
    Cattedra e Divisione di Endocrinologia, University of Messina, School of Medicine, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 32:364-6. 2000
    ..In addition, cardiac problems as those of our patient should not discourage from substitutive treatment (using L-thyroxine and the gastrointestinal route of absorption), if the age is relatively low...
  22. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid carcinoma as a challenging diagnosis: report of three cases
    Alfredo Campenni
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Nuclear Medicine Unit, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Hormones (Athens) 11:368-76. 2012
    ....
  23. doi request reprint A novel formulation of L-thyroxine (L-T4) reduces the problem of L-T4 malabsorption by coffee observed with traditional tablet formulations
    Roberto Vita
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, A O U Policlinico G Martino, Viale Gazzi Padiglione H, 4 piano, 98125, Messina, Italy
    Endocrine 43:154-60. 2013
    ..0096). In the two volunteers, the L-T4 loading test showed that coffee influenced L-T4 pharmacokinetics minimally. Soft gel capsules can be used in patients who are unable/unwilling to change their IH of taking L-T4...
  24. ncbi request reprint Annual increase in the frequency of papillary thyroid carcinoma as diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration at a cytology unit in Sicily
    Massimo Rizzo
    Department of Human Pathology, Section of Clinical Oncology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Hormones (Athens) 12:46-57. 2013
    ..An increased frequency of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) has been reported in the literature, including studies based on fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC)...
  25. doi request reprint Follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma presenting as toxic nodule in an adolescent: coexistent polymorphism of the TSHR and Gsα genes
    Rosaria Maddalena Ruggeri
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Thyroid 23:239-42. 2013
    ..Herein, we present a 15-year-old girl with a papillary thyroid carcinoma of 3.5 cm in diameter, which was functionally autonomous and scintigraphically hot...
  26. ncbi request reprint Detection of circulating autoantibodies against thyroid hormones in an infant with permanent congenital hypothyroidism and her twin with transient congenital hypothyroidism: possible contribution of thyroid hormone autoantibodies to neonatal and infant hy
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia, Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, Policlinico Universitario di Messina, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 21:1011-20. 2008
    ..THAb may contribute to the induction of hypothyroidism in neonates and infants, especially those with underlying autoimmune thyroid disease...
  27. doi request reprint Early pospartum alexithymia and risk for depression: relationship with serum thyrotropin, free thyroid hormones and thyroid autoantibodies
    Maria Le Donne
    Department of Gynecological, Obstetric Sciences and Reproductive Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:519-33. 2012
    ..We conclude that PPD risk and alexithymia (i) are partly comorbid and directly associated with thyroid autoimmunity; (ii) their association with serum free thyroid hormones and with FT4:FT3 ratio goes in opposite directions...
  28. doi request reprint Parathyroid carcinoma presenting as normocalcemic hyperparathyroidism
    Alfredo Campenni
    Unità di Medicina Nucleare, Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Padiglione E, piano terra, Policlinico Universitario G Martino, University of Messina, V Consolare Valeria, 98125, Messina, Italy
    J Bone Miner Metab 30:367-72. 2012
    ..Moreover, Ki-67 expression and AgNOR analysis confirmed their additional value in complementing the histological evaluation of a parathyroid malignant mass...
  29. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous recovery from isolated post-traumatic central hypogonadism in a woman
    Rosaria M Ruggeri
    Clinical Experimental Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, Section of Endocrinology, Policlinico Universitario G Martino, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Hormones (Athens) 9:332-7. 2010
    ..Hypopituitarism is a recognized complication of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Resolution of established anterior pituitary hormones deficiency is rare...
  30. doi request reprint Thyroid metastases from renal cell carcinoma: review of the literature
    Alessandro Sindoni
    University of Messina, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:590-602. 2010
    ..Finally, survival was longer for women. Thyroid metastases, even if rare in the clinical practice, must be considered in the differential diagnosis of a thyroid nodule, particularly in patients who have a history of malignancies...
  31. doi request reprint Supra-acetabular brown tumor due to primary hyperparathyroidism associated with chronic renal failure
    Rosaria M Ruggeri
    Department of Clinical Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:799-805. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Cross-reactivity of Anisakis simplex: possible role of Ani s 2 and Ani s 3
    Fabrizio Guarneri
    Istituto di Dermatologia, Policlinico Gaetano Martino, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Int J Dermatol 46:146-50. 2007
    ..To date, only four allergens of A. simplex have been characterized, but their role in cross-reactivity is largely unknown...
  33. doi request reprint A patient with stress-related onset and exacerbations of Graves disease
    Roberto Vita
    Department of Pathology and Experimental Microbiology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab 5:55-61. 2009
    ..Diagnostic work-up disclosed an avid radioactive iodine uptake by the goiter. On ultrasound examination, the thyroid gland was enlarged with a diffusely hypoechogenic structure and intense vascularization...
  34. ncbi request reprint Association of lichen sclerosus and autoimmune thyroiditis: possible role of Borrelia burgdorferi?
    Mario Vaccaro
    Institute of Dermatology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Thyroid 12:1147-8. 2002
  35. doi request reprint Update on thyroid cancer
    S Benvenga
    Programma di Endocrinologia Molecolare Clinica, AOU Policlinico G Martino, Messina, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 40:323-8. 2008
    ....
  36. doi request reprint HGF/c-met system targeting PI3K/AKT and STAT3/phosphorylated-STAT3 pathways in pituitary adenomas: an immunohistochemical characterization in view of targeted therapies
    Maria Trovato
    Department of Human Pathology, Pad D 4 piano AOU Policlinico G Martino, Via Consolare Valeria, 1, 98125, Messina, Italy
    Endocrine 44:735-43. 2013
    ..There might be practical implications for the targeted therapy of PA...
  37. ncbi request reprint Severe head trauma in patients with unexplained central hypothyroidism
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Sezione di Endocrinologia del Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, University of Messina School of Medicine, Policlinico Universitario di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Am J Med 116:767-71. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Environmental factors and genetic background that interact to cause autoimmune thyroid disease
    Fabrizio Guarneri
    Istituto di Dermatologia, Policlinico Gaetano Martino, Messina, Italy
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 14:398-409. 2007
    ..To provide an updated list of genetic and environmental causative factors of autoimmune thyroid disease, and report about the recent discoveries concerning their interaction in the pathogenesis of thyroid autoimmunity...
  39. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone autoantibodies in primary Sjögren syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis are more prevalent than in autoimmune thyroid disease, becoming progressively more frequent in these diseases
    R M Ruggeri
    Clinical Experimental Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, School of Medicine, Policlinico Universitario, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:447-54. 2002
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Autoimmune thyroid disease elicited by NY-ESO-1 vaccination
    Roberto Vita
    1 Section of Endocrinology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Thyroid 24:390-4. 2014
    ..We describe now a case of Graves' disease triggered by NY-ESO-1 in a HLA-A2-negative woman...
  41. doi request reprint Antithyroid medications and psychosis
    Roberto Vita
    University of Messina, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Viale Gazzi, Padiglione H, 4 piano, 98125 Messina, Italy 39 090 221 3560 39 090 2213518
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 12:865-72. 2013
    ..Very rarely ATDs were reported to trigger acute psychosis in patients with no history of psychiatric disturbances. Our aim is to review the literature on psychosis as a side effect of ATD and to give a personal opinion on this issue...
  42. doi request reprint Dysregulation of secretion of CXC alpha-chemokine CXCL10 in papillary thyroid cancer: modulation by peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma agonists
    Alessandro Antonelli
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Endocr Relat Cancer 16:1299-311. 2009
    ..Moreover, TZDs inhibited CXCL10 secretion in TFC and stimulated it in PTCs. The effect of TZDs on CXCL10 was unrelated to the significant antiproliferative effect in PTCs...
  43. ncbi request reprint Clinico-pathological significance of cell-type-specific loss of heterozygosity on chromosome 7q21: analysis of 318 microdissected thyroid lesions
    Maria Trovato
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana, Policlinico Universitario, Messina, Italy
    Endocr Relat Cancer 11:365-76. 2004
    ..2, in the same position where the common fragile site FRA7E was previously mapped. LOH at this locus represents an early event in the development of follicular TC and is associated with intense growth of thyroid glands...
  44. ncbi request reprint Germline mutation of von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) gene 695 G>A (R161Q) in a patient with a peculiar phenotype with type 2C VHL syndrome
    Libero Santarpia
    Sezione di Endocrinologia del Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia Policlinico Universitario, Messina, I 98125, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1073:198-202. 2006
    ..We describe a Sicilian girl with type 2C VHL who showed the apparently de novo mutation R161Q in association with an extra-axial supratentorial frontal meningioma, which can be included as a characteristic sign in VHL...
  45. ncbi request reprint Multifocal motor neuropathy and asymptomatic Hashimoto's thyroiditis: first report of an association
    Antonio Toscano
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry and Anesthesiology, University of Messina, Via C Valeria, 98125, Messina, Italy
    Neuromuscul Disord 12:566-8. 2002
    ..This case also suggests to deeply investigate the thyroid function in patients with multifocal motor neuropathy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Serum thyroid autoantibodies in patients with idiopathic either acute or chronic urticaria
    S Gangemi
    Operative Unit and School Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:107-10. 2009
    ..6%) positiveness for at least one type of ATA in CIU is greater than that of 6 representative international studies published between the years 2000 and 2006 (111/488 or 22.7%, range 15-29%, chi2=4.884, p=0.027)...
  47. doi request reprint Tablet Levothyroxine (L-T4) Malabsorption Induced by Proton Pump Inhibitor; A Problem that was Solved by Switching to L-T4 in Soft Gel Capsule
    Roberto Vita
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Endocr Pract 20:e38-41. 2014
    ..180 minutes).Conclusion: Confirming in vitro studies conducted by other authors, the soft gel capsule L-T4 is negligibly affected by changes in gastric pH compared to tablet L-T4. ..
  48. doi request reprint Bilateral cyclic cheek lesions related to premenstrual syndrome: a multifactorial pathogenesis?
    Paola Lucia Minciullo
    Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:927-9. 2009
    ..Cheek biting is a chronic, usually innocuous, self-inflicted injury that often occurs as a parafunctional habit...
  49. doi request reprint Thyroid metastasis of clear cell renal carcinoma: Report of a case
    Massimo Rizzo
    Department of Human Pathology, Laboratory of Diagnostic Cytology, Section of Medical Oncology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Diagn Cytopathol 37:759-62. 2009
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Expression of CD30 ligand and CD30 receptor in normal thyroid and benign and malignant thyroid nodules
    M Trovato
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana, University of Messina, School of Medicine, Italy
    Thyroid 11:621-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion, CD30L/CD30 signaling is activated only past the colloid nodule stage, most frequently in an autocrine fashion...
  51. ncbi request reprint Co-expression of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and interleukin-6 receptor (IL-6R) in thyroid nodules is associated with co-expression of CD30 ligand/CD30 receptor
    R M Ruggeri
    Section of Endocrinology, Clinical Experimental Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina School of Medicine, Messina, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:959-66. 2002
    ..In the normal thyroid tissue, colloid nodules, and another subset of benign and malignant thyroid nodules, IL-6 expression is under control of signals other than CD30L/CD30...
  52. ncbi request reprint Distinctive expression of STAT3 in papillary thyroid carcinomas and a subset of follicular adenomas
    M Trovato
    Department of Pathology, Policlinico Universitario, Messina, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 18:393-9. 2003
    ..Because of the communeness of a HGF/c-met/STAT3 pattern between all PTC and a subset of FA, we speculate that a fraction of FA may progress to PTC...
  53. doi request reprint Thyroid metastases from clear cell renal carcinoma 18 years after nephrectomy
    A Sindoni
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Unit of Nuclear Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Ann Endocrinol (Paris) 71:127-30. 2010
    ..As a corollary, follow-up of such patients should include periodic thyroid exploration or at least a physical examination...
  54. ncbi request reprint Immunoexpression of the hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), HGF-receptor (c-met) and STAT3 on placental tissues from malformed fetuses
    M Trovato
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana, Padiglione D, Policlinico Universitario, Messina, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 17:691-8. 2002
    ..This immunohistochemical approach could be used in the diagnostic practice of pathologists on chorionic villi biopsy when genetic alterations are absent and ultrasound aspects are doubtful for malformations...
  55. doi request reprint Serum hepatocyte growth factor is increased in Hashimoto's thyroiditis whether or not it is associated with nodular goiter as compared with healthy non-goitrous individuals
    R M Ruggeri
    Unit of Endocrinology, Clinical Experimental Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:465-9. 2009
    ..Some growth factors and cytokines are known to cooperate with TSH in thyroid nodular growth, but few data are available on their circulating levels in Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Disappearance of a virilizing adrenal tumor following therapy with cyproterone acetate
    A Lasco
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina School of Medicine, Italy
    Endocr Relat Cancer 12:939-44. 2005
    ..The patient remains symptom-free. This first report of a curative effect of CPA on a purely virilizing adrenal tumor opens new avenues in the management of such tumors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Immunoexpression of the CD30 ligand/CD30 and IL-6/IL-6R signals in thyroid autoimmune diseases
    R M Ruggeri
    Clinical Experimental Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 21:249-56. 2006
    ..The two systems could contribute to drive the autoimmune response skewing toward a Th2 phenotype and this appears to be correlated with the lymphoid aggregate grade...
  58. ncbi request reprint Don't forget the thyroid in the etiology of psychoses
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Am J Med 115:159-60. 2003
  59. ncbi request reprint Neural response to transcranial magnetic stimulation in adult hypothyroidism and effect of replacement treatment
    Vincenzo Rizzo
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, CUNY School of Medicine, New York, NY 10031, USA
    J Neurol Sci 266:38-43. 2008
    ..We investigated the hypothesis that hypothyroidism might affect cortical excitability and modulates inhibitory and excitatory cortical circuits by using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation...
  60. ncbi request reprint Residual pituitary function after brain injury-induced hypopituitarism: a prospective 12-month study
    Gianluca Aimaretti
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, C so Dogliotti, 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6085-92. 2005
    ..Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) are conditions at high risk for the development of hypopituitarism...
  61. ncbi request reprint Traumatic brain injury and subarachnoid haemorrhage are conditions at high risk for hypopituitarism: screening study at 3 months after the brain injury
    Gianluca Aimaretti
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 61:320-6. 2004
    ..That brain injuries (BI) can cause hypopituitarism is commonly stated and has been recently emphasized but the management of BI patients does not routinely include neuroendocrine evaluations...
  62. ncbi request reprint L-carnitine: A nutritional modulator of glucocorticoid receptor functions
    Salvatore Alesci
    Pediatric and Reproductive Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1583, USA
    FASEB J 17:1553-5. 2003
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Cogan's syndrome as an autoimmune disease
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Lancet 361:530-1. 2003
  64. pmc Triggering of thyroid hormone autoantibodies
    Salvatore Benvenga
    J R Soc Med 96:50. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint Conformational mutations in neuroserpin and familial dementias
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Lancet 360:1696. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint Identification of potentially cross-reactive peanut-lupine proteins by computer-assisted search for amino acid sequence homology
    Fabrizio Guarneri
    Istituto di Dermatologia, Policlinico Gaetano Martino, Messina, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 138:273-7. 2005
    ..However, no lupine allergen has been characterized thus far. Prompted by a recently reported case of peanut-lupine cross-allergy, we wished to identify the possible cross-reactive allergen(s) between the two vegetal species...
  67. ncbi request reprint Environment-induced reactivity against autoallergens: possible role of latex
    Fabrizio Guarneri
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:957-8. 2006
  68. ncbi request reprint Successive thyroid storms treated with L-carnitine and low doses of methimazole
    Salvatore Benvenga
    Am J Med 115:417-8. 2003