F Biagi

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Affiliation: University of Pavia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint In patients with dermatitis herpetiformis distribution of transglutaminase in cutaneous tissue does not differ from controls
    F Biagi
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, P le Golgi, 19, 27 100 Pavia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:41-5. 2003
  2. doi request reprint A gluten-free diet score to evaluate dietary compliance in patients with coeliac disease
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Piazzale Golgi 19, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Br J Nutr 102:882-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Mortality in celiac disease
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, P le Golgi, 19, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:158-62. 2010
  4. pmc PROgnosticating COeliac patieNts SUrvivaL: The PROCONSUL Score
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e84163. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Low incidence but poor prognosis of complicated coeliac disease: a retrospective multicentre study
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy Electronic address
    Dig Liver Dis 46:227-30. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and natural history of potential celiac disease in adult patients
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 48:537-42. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A score that verifies adherence to a gluten-free diet: a cross-sectional, multicentre validation in real clinical life
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, P le Golgi, 19, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Br J Nutr 108:1884-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Previous immunosuppressive therapy is a risk factor for immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in Whipple's disease
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Dept of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 44:880-2. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Cytokine genetic profile in Whipple's disease
    F Biagi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, IRCCS Foundation Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:3145-50. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Whipple's disease
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre 1st Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, P le Golgi, 19, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:S209-13. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint In patients with dermatitis herpetiformis distribution of transglutaminase in cutaneous tissue does not differ from controls
    F Biagi
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, P le Golgi, 19, 27 100 Pavia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:41-5. 2003
    ..Dermatitis herpetiformis may be regarded as the cutaneous counterpart of coeliac disease. These conditions are related to the ingestion of gluten and both are characterised by circulating antibodies against tissue transglutaminase...
  2. doi request reprint A gluten-free diet score to evaluate dietary compliance in patients with coeliac disease
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Piazzale Golgi 19, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Br J Nutr 102:882-7. 2009
    ..Death risk was also significantly correlated with the lowest score results. We conclude that our questionnaire is a reliable and simple method of verifying compliance with a gluten-free diet...
  3. doi request reprint Mortality in celiac disease
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, P le Golgi, 19, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:158-62. 2010
    ..To explain these differences, we propose a hypothesis that links mortality rates to the amount of gluten consumed not only after but also before the diagnosis of celiac disease...
  4. pmc PROgnosticating COeliac patieNts SUrvivaL: The PROCONSUL Score
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e84163. 2014
    ..Our aim was to create a tool that identifies coeliac patients at higher risk of developing complications...
  5. doi request reprint Low incidence but poor prognosis of complicated coeliac disease: a retrospective multicentre study
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy Electronic address
    Dig Liver Dis 46:227-30. 2014
    ..Aim of the study was to study the epidemiology of complications in patients with coeliac disease...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and natural history of potential celiac disease in adult patients
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 48:537-42. 2013
    ..This evolution is, however, not certain. Our aim was to retrospectively study the prevalence and the natural history of adult patients with PCD...
  7. doi request reprint A score that verifies adherence to a gluten-free diet: a cross-sectional, multicentre validation in real clinical life
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, P le Golgi, 19, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Br J Nutr 108:1884-8. 2012
    ..Given that the coeliac patients have been well instructed on what a GFD means and on how to follow it, our questionnaire is a reliable and simple method to verify compliance to a GFD...
  8. doi request reprint Previous immunosuppressive therapy is a risk factor for immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in Whipple's disease
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Dept of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 44:880-2. 2012
    ..Our aim is to study the prevalence and the clinical features of IRIS in Italian patients with Whipple's disease...
  9. doi request reprint Cytokine genetic profile in Whipple's disease
    F Biagi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, IRCCS Foundation Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:3145-50. 2012
    ..This was similar in both German and Italian populations. However, the significant deviations versus the controls are poorer than that expected on the basis of these recent cellular findings...
  10. doi request reprint Whipple's disease
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre 1st Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, P le Golgi, 19, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:S209-13. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint The significance of duodenal mucosal atrophy in patients with common variable immunodeficiency: a clinical and histopathologic study
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 138:185-9. 2012
    ..Villous atrophy was gluten-sensitive in 3 of 11 patients with CVID. It was not related to gluten-responsive CD in most patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is a gluten-free diet necessary in patients with potential celiac disease?
    F Biagi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 53:387-9. 2007
    ..Potential celiac patients can be maintained on a gluten-containing diet providing they are closely followed up...
  13. ncbi request reprint The incidence of coeliac disease in adult first degree relatives
    F Biagi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 40:97-100. 2008
    ..We investigated whether first degree relatives found to be negative at a first serological screening can subsequently develop coeliac disease...
  14. doi request reprint The prevalence and the causes of minimal intestinal lesions in patients complaining of symptoms suggestive of enteropathy: a follow-up study
    F Biagi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Coeliac Centre, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 61:1116-8. 2008
    ..To investigate whether minimal intestinal lesions in patients without endomysial antibodies are due to coeliac disease, their prevalence, causes and risk of evolving into frank coeliac disease were studied...
  15. pmc The impact of misdiagnosing celiac disease at a referral centre
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Can J Gastroenterol 23:543-5. 2009
    ..Although it should be obvious that celiac disease must be investigated with duodenal biopsies and celiac antibody testing, this well-known strategy is not always followed, probably resulting in an incorrect diagnosis...
  16. doi request reprint Influence of HLA-DQ2 and DQ8 on severity in celiac Disease
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:46-50. 2012
    ..HLA-DQB1*02 homozygosity was shown to be more common in patients with complicated rather than uncomplicated celiac disease (CD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Transglutaminase 2 in the enterocytes is coeliac specific and gluten dependent
    F Biagi
    1st Department of Internal Medicine, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Piazzale Golgi, 19, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:652-8. 2006
    ..Tissue transglutaminase, the coeliac autoantigen, was shown to localise in the enterocytes of coeliac patients and controls. It was speculated that surface tissue transglutaminase has a role in the pathogenesis of coeliac disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Video capsule endoscopy and histology for small-bowel mucosa evaluation: a comparison performed by blinded observers
    Federico Biagi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:998-1003. 2006
    ..We studied whether the capsule can discriminate different degrees of mucosal damage caused by different conditions; we also evaluated interobserver and intraobserver variability in the assessment of villous atrophy with the capsule...
  19. ncbi request reprint Defining gluten refractory enteropathy
    F Biagi
    Gastroenterology Unit, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:561-5. 2001
    ..This implies that terms such as 'non-responsive CD' and 'refractory CD' are almost paradoxical. In spite of this, these terms are commonly used in the literature, often with different and confusing meanings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Endomysial and tissue transglutaminase antibodies in coeliac sera: a comparison not influenced by previous serological testing
    F Biagi
    Gastroenterology Unit and Servizio di Analisi Chimico Cliniche, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 36:955-8. 2001
    ..However, it is possible that sera used to show that TTA are found in CD were obtained from patients diagnosed because they were positive for EMA. So, a comparison between EMA and TTA has not been possible so far...
  21. pmc Intraepithelial lymphocytes in the villous tip: do they indicate potential coeliac disease?
    F Biagi
    Gastroenterology Unit, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 57:835-9. 2004
    ..The counting of intraepithelial lymphocytes (IELs) in the villous tips of architecturally normal small bowel biopsy specimens was proposed as a method to measure mucosal infiltration in gluten sensitive patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Unusual association of neurofibromatosis type 1 and coeliac disease in a single patient
    Federico Biagi
    Gastroenterology Unit, S Matteo Hospital, University of Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 20:33-4. 2005
    ..Although this could be a coincidental association, we suggest that CD should be taken into account in the differential diagnosis of diarrhoea occurring in NF1 patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of coeliac disease in Italian patients affected by Addison's disease
    Federico Biagi
    1st Department of Internal Medicine, IRCCS Policlinico San MatteoUniversity of Pavia, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:302-5. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the prevalence of coeliac disease in Italian patients with Addison's disease...
  24. doi request reprint IgA anti-epidermal transglutaminase autoantibodies: a sensible and sensitive marker for diagnosis of dermatitis herpetiformis in adult patients
    G Borroni
    Department of Clinical Surgical, Diagnostic and Pediatric Science, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:836-41. 2013
    ..It has been shown that DH immunocomplexes contain epidermal transglutaminase (eTG) and that sera from patients with DH contain antibodies specifically directed against eTG...
  25. pmc Transglutaminase and coeliac disease: endomysial reactivity and small bowel expression
    G Brusco
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Clin Exp Immunol 118:371-5. 1999
    ..Although our absorption experiment was performed with guinea pig liver tTG, we confirm that tTG is the predominant antigen of endomysial antibodies, but we speculate that, at least in some patients, it is not the only one...
  26. ncbi request reprint Coeliac disease
    S Martucci
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:S150-3. 2002
    ..Extra-intestinal signs, i.e., alopecia, unexplained neurological disorders, cryptic hypertransaminasaemia, increased red cell width, frequently constitute the only clinical manifestation at the diagnosis...
  27. ncbi request reprint A milligram of gluten a day keeps the mucosal recovery away: a case report
    Federico Biagi
    IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Nutr Rev 62:360-3. 2004
    ..The literature regarding the minimal amount of gluten that could be harmless to celiac patients is reviewed...
  28. doi request reprint Anemia of chronic disease and defective erythropoietin production in patients with celiac disease
    Gaetano Bergamaschi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pavia Medical School and Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Haematologica 93:1785-91. 2008
    ..Although celiac disease is a chronic condition characterized by an intense inflammatory response of the intestinal mucosa, scant data are available about the prevalence of anemia of chronic disease in celiac disease...
  29. doi request reprint Clinical response to gluten withdrawal is not an indicator of coeliac disease
    Jonia Campanella
    Coeliac Centre, First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:1311-4. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether the clinical response of gastrointestinal symptoms to gluten withdrawal and subsequent dietary re-introduction could be an indicator of the presence of coeliac disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Intestinal permeability in Crohn's disease patients and their first degree relatives
    M Secondulfo
    Gastroenterology Unit, SUN--Second University of Naples, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 33:680-5. 2001
    ..More extensive investigation of the correlation between ASCA alterations and IP will be needed in both patients with Crohn's disease and their relatives...
  31. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of coeliac disease
    F Biagi
    Gastroenterology Unit, IPCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:225-8. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Matrix metalloproteinase pattern in celiac duodenal mucosa
    Rachele Ciccocioppo
    Gastroenterology Unit, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Lab Invest 85:397-407. 2005
    ..In conclusion, our results show the presence of a peculiar MMP pattern in active CD strongly dominated by MMP-12, correlating either with IFN-gamma or the degree of mucosal damage...
  33. ncbi request reprint Splenic hypofunction and the spectrum of autoimmune and malignant complications in celiac disease
    Antonio Di Sabatino
    First Department of Medicine, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico S Matteo, University of Pavia, Piazzale Golgi 5, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:179-86. 2006
    ....
  34. doi request reprint The HLA alleles DRB1*13 and DQB1*06 are associated to Whipple's disease
    Miryam Martinetti
    Immunohematology and Transfusion Centre, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Gastroenterology 136:2289-94. 2009
    ..We aimed to investigate whether disease phenotype and outcome are associated with HLA type in 122 patients with Whipple's disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint Celiac disease in patients with sporadic and inherited cardiomyopathies and in their relatives
    Tarcisio Not
    Department of Pediatrics, I R C C S Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Eur Heart J 24:1455-61. 2003
    ..To investigate celiac disease (CD) and related co-morbidity in patients with familial and sporadic cardiomyopathy and in their relatives...
  36. ncbi request reprint A prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to establish a safe gluten threshold for patients with celiac disease
    Carlo Catassi
    Center for Celiac Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:160-6. 2007
    ..Treatment of celiac disease (CD) is based on the avoidance of gluten-containing food. However, it is not known whether trace amounts of gluten are harmful to treated patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Characterizing one of the DQ2 candidate epitopes in coeliac disease: A-gliadin 51-70 toxicity assessed using an organ culture system
    Susi Martucci
    Gastroenterology Department, Rayne Institute KCL, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:1293-8. 2003
    ..To investigate, using an organ culture system, in-vitro toxicity of region 51-70 of A-gliadin (SQQPYLQLQPFPQPQLPYSQ), a peptide overlapping some of the sequences recently characterized as DQ2-restricted T-cell epitopes in coeliac disease...