Livia Biancone

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome Tor Vergata
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint ATG16L1 Ala197Thr is not associated with susceptibility to Crohn's disease or with phenotype in an Italian population
    Carlo Perricone
    Gastroenterology 134:368-70. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint A family study of asymptomatic small bowel Crohn's disease
    Livia Biancone
    GI Unit, Department of Systems Medicine, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Dig Liver Dis 46:276-8. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Rofecoxib and early relapse of inflammatory bowel disease: an open-label trial
    L Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Center of Excellence for the Study of the Genomic Risk of Complex Multifactorial Diseases, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:755-64. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Technetium-99m-HMPAO labeled leukocyte single photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT) for assessing Crohn's disease extent and intestinal infiltration
    L Biancone
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:344-54. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment with biologic therapies and the risk of cancer in patients with IBD
    Livia Biancone
    Università Tor Vergata of Rome, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:78-91. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Beclomethasone dipropionate versus mesalazine in distal ulcerative colitis: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind study
    L Biancone
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:329-37. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Wireless capsule endoscopy and small intestine contrast ultrasonography in recurrence of Crohn's disease
    Livia Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita Tor Vergata di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:1256-65. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Virtual colonoscopy compared with conventional colonoscopy for stricturing postoperative recurrence in Crohn's disease
    Livia Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Center of Excellence for the Study of the Genomic Risk of Complex Multifactoral Diseases, Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 9:343-50. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Review article: maintenance treatment of Crohn's disease
    L Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 17:31-7. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Non-invasive techniques for assessing postoperative recurrence in Crohn's disease
    L Biancone
    Departments of Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 40:S265-70. 2008

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Publications59

  1. doi request reprint ATG16L1 Ala197Thr is not associated with susceptibility to Crohn's disease or with phenotype in an Italian population
    Carlo Perricone
    Gastroenterology 134:368-70. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint A family study of asymptomatic small bowel Crohn's disease
    Livia Biancone
    GI Unit, Department of Systems Medicine, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Dig Liver Dis 46:276-8. 2014
    ..We prospectively assessed whether Crohn's disease may be diagnosed among asymptomatic relatives of patients, using Small Bowel Contrast Ultrasonography...
  3. ncbi request reprint Rofecoxib and early relapse of inflammatory bowel disease: an open-label trial
    L Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Center of Excellence for the Study of the Genomic Risk of Complex Multifactorial Diseases, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:755-64. 2004
    ..The safety and efficacy of selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors in inflammatory bowel disease are under investigation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Technetium-99m-HMPAO labeled leukocyte single photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT) for assessing Crohn's disease extent and intestinal infiltration
    L Biancone
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:344-54. 2005
    ..To investigate the usefulness of (99m)Tc-HMPAO (hexametyl propylene amine oxime) labeled leukocyte single photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT) for assessing CD lesions, in comparison with planar images...
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment with biologic therapies and the risk of cancer in patients with IBD
    Livia Biancone
    Università Tor Vergata of Rome, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:78-91. 2007
    ..Multicenter, case-control studies in large populations, with a long-term follow-up are needed to define the outcome of patients with IBD treated with biologic therapies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Beclomethasone dipropionate versus mesalazine in distal ulcerative colitis: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind study
    L Biancone
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:329-37. 2007
    ..Topical beclomethasone diproprionate has shown efficacy in ulcerative colitis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Wireless capsule endoscopy and small intestine contrast ultrasonography in recurrence of Crohn's disease
    Livia Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita Tor Vergata di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:1256-65. 2007
    ..In a prospective longitudinal study, we aimed to investigate the usefulness of SICUS and WCE for assessing postoperative recurrence of CD 1 year after surgery, using CC as the gold standard...
  8. ncbi request reprint Virtual colonoscopy compared with conventional colonoscopy for stricturing postoperative recurrence in Crohn's disease
    Livia Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Center of Excellence for the Study of the Genomic Risk of Complex Multifactoral Diseases, Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 9:343-50. 2003
    ..The authors compared findings from VC versus conventional colonoscopy (CC) for assessing the postoperative recurrence of CD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Review article: maintenance treatment of Crohn's disease
    L Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 17:31-7. 2003
    ..Several sub-clinical markers of relapse have indeed been reported in quiescent Crohn's disease, although their usefulness in clinical practice in currently uncertain...
  10. doi request reprint Non-invasive techniques for assessing postoperative recurrence in Crohn's disease
    L Biancone
    Departments of Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 40:S265-70. 2008
    ..The same findings are suggested for WCE, although the impact risk related to the recurrence or to the surgical anastomosis itself limits the use of this non-invasive technique for assessing CD recurrence after surgery...
  11. pmc Ileal lesions in patients with ulcerative colitis after ileo-rectal anastomosis: relationship with colonic metaplasia
    Livia Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, Rome 00133, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5290-300. 2008
    ..To assess whether in ulcerative colitis (UC) patients with ileo-rectal anastomosis (IRA), ileal lesions may develop in the neo-terminal-ileum and their possible relation with phenotypic changes towards colonic epithelium...
  12. ncbi request reprint Resident bacterial flora and immune system
    L Biancone
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:S37-43. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Cytoskeletal proteins and resident flora
    L Biancone
    Chair of Gastroenterology, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:S34-6. 2002
    ..The expression of cytoskeletal proteins on the cell surface may induce tolerance or autoimmune response on target cells. Further investigations are, however needed on the possible role of cytoskeletal proteins in human diseases...
  14. doi request reprint Cancer in Crohn's Disease patients treated with infliximab: a long-term multicenter matched pair study
    Livia Biancone
    GI Unit, University, Tor Vergata, Roma
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:758-66. 2011
    ..The aim was to assess, in a multicenter, matched-pair study, whether infliximab use in CD is associated with an increased frequency of neoplasia in the long term...
  15. ncbi request reprint Metastatic Crohn's disease of the forehead
    Livia Biancone
    Department of Internal Medicine, Units of Gastroenterology and Dermatology, and Department of Pathology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via di Tor Vergata 135, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 8:101-5. 2002
    ..Metastatic Crohn's disease (CD) involves the presence of cutaneous granuloma distant from the intestinal lesions related to the disease, usually observed in colonic CD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B and C virus infection in Crohn's disease
    L Biancone
    Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 7:287-94. 2001
    ..Although a relatively high proportion of patients with CD showed HBV and/or HCV infections, this should not influence treatment strategies for CD...
  17. pmc Infliximab and newly diagnosed neoplasia in Crohn's disease: a multicentre matched pair study
    L Biancone
    GI Unit, Centre of Excellence for the Study of Complex and Multifactorial Diseases, Tor Vergata University, Roma 00131, and V Cervello Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Gut 55:228-33. 2006
    ..In a matched pair study, we assessed whether Infliximab is associated with an increased risk of neoplasia...
  18. doi request reprint Severity of postoperative recurrence in Crohn's disease: correlation between endoscopic and sonographic findings
    Emma Calabrese
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Rome, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:1635-42. 2009
    ..The correlation between the bowel wall thickness (BWT) measured by SICUS and the endoscopic score of recurrence was also assessed...
  19. pmc Small intestine contrast ultrasonography vs computed tomography enteroclysis for assessing ileal Crohn's disease
    Sara Onali
    Department of Systems Medicine, University Tor Vergata, 00133 Rome, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 18:6088-95. 2012
    ..To compare computed tomography enteroclysis (CTE) vs small intestine contrast ultrasonography (SICUS) for assessing small bowel lesions in Crohn's disease (CD), when using surgical pathology as gold standard...
  20. doi request reprint Frequency, pattern, and risk factors of postoperative recurrence of Crohn's disease after resection different from ileo-colonic
    Sara Onali
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita Tor Vergata di Roma, Via Montepellier, 1 00133 Rome, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:246-52. 2009
    ..We aimed to assess the frequency, pattern, outcome, and risk factors of postoperative recurrence in CD patients under regular follow-up after anastomosis different from ileo-colonic...
  21. pmc Wireless capsule endoscopy and proximal small bowel lesions in Crohn's disease
    Carmelina Petruzziello
    GI Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University Tor Vergata, Rome 00133, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 16:3299-304. 2010
    ..To investigate the prevalence of proximal small bowel (SB) lesions detected by wireless capsule endoscopy (WCE) in Crohn's disease (CD)...
  22. pmc Distinct profiles of effector cytokines mark the different phases of Crohn's disease
    Francesca Zorzi
    Department of Systems Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e54562. 2013
    ..We aimed at comparing the pattern of effector cytokines in early and established lesions of CD...
  23. doi request reprint Fistulizing pattern in Crohn's disease and pancolitis in ulcerative colitis are independent risk factors for cancer: a single-center cohort study
    Livia Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia e Bioinformatica, Universita Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
    J Crohns Colitis 6:578-87. 2012
    ..The aim was to assess whether clinical characteristics of IBD are independent risk factors for cancer, when considering thiopurines and anti-TNFs use...
  24. doi request reprint Small bowel capsule endoscopy vs conventional techniques in patients with symptoms highly compatible with Crohn's disease
    Carmelina Petruzziello
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Crohns Colitis 5:139-47. 2011
    ..In a prospective study we investigated the diagnostic role of SBCE in patients with symptoms highly compatible with CD and undefined diagnosis after conventional techniques...
  25. ncbi request reprint A functional role of flip in conferring resistance of Crohn's disease lamina propria lymphocytes to FAS-mediated apoptosis
    Ivan Monteleone
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Centro di Eccellenza per lo studio delle malattie complesse e multifattoriali, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Gastroenterology 130:389-97. 2006
    ..In this study we examined the functional role of Flip, a Flice inhibitor protein, in the resistance of CD LPL to FAS-mediated apoptosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint CARD15 mutation analysis in an Italian population: Leu1007fsinsC but neither Arg702Trp nor Gly908Arg mutations are associated with Crohn's disease
    Piero Vavassori
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Centro d eccellenza per lo studio del rischio genomico in patologie complesse e multifattoriali, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 10:116-21. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the frequency of the main mutations of the CARD15 gene (Leu 1007fsinsC, Arg702Trp, and Gly908Arg) in Italian CD patients and to establish possible genotype-phenotype correlations...
  27. doi request reprint Aryl hydrocarbon receptor-induced signals up-regulate IL-22 production and inhibit inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract
    Ivan Monteleone
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Gastroenterology 141:237-48, 248.e1. 2011
    ..We investigated the role of AhR in inflammation and pathogenesis of IBD in humans and mouse models...
  28. ncbi request reprint Local injection of infliximab in the postoperative recurrence of Crohn's disease
    Livia Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Centro di Eccellenza per le Malattie Complesse Multifattoriali Cattedra di Anatomia Patologica, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:486-92. 2006
    ..The objective was to prospectively assess the feasibility and the safety of local injection of infliximab for the postoperative recurrence of patients with CD who were followed for at least 1 year...
  29. doi request reprint Anti-TNF-alpha treatments and obstructive symptoms in Crohn's disease: a prospective study
    Giovanna Condino
    GI Unit, Department of Systems Medicine, University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 45:258-62. 2013
    ..The development of symptomatic strictures in Crohn's Disease after anti-Tumour Necrosis Factor-α antibodies is undefined...
  30. pmc Comparative study of laparoscopic vs open gastrectomy in gastric cancer management
    Giuseppe S Sica
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Tor Vergata University Hospital, 00133 Rome, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 17:4602-6. 2011
    ..To compare long-term results of gastric cancer patients undergoing laparoscopic and open gastrectomy in a single unit...
  31. pmc Lesional accumulation of CD163-expressing cells in the gut of patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Eleonora Franzè
    Department of Systems Medicine, University Tor Vergata of Rome, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e69839. 2013
    ..These findings indicate that IBD mucosa is abundantly infiltrated with CD163-positive cells, which could contribute to amplify the inflammatory cytokine response. ..
  32. doi request reprint TRAF3IP2 gene is associated with cutaneous extraintestinal manifestations in inflammatory bowel disease
    Cinzia Ciccacci
    Department of Biopathology and Diagnostic Imaging, Section of Genetics, School of Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, 00133 Rome, Italy
    J Crohns Colitis 7:44-52. 2013
    ..The association with psoriasis was also assessed in a secondary analysis...
  33. doi request reprint Accuracy of small-intestine contrast ultrasonography, compared with computed tomography enteroclysis, in characterizing lesions in patients with Crohn's disease
    Emma Calabrese
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Systems Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:950-5. 2013
    ..We evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of SICUS in determining the site, extent, and complications of CD, compared with computed tomography (CT) enteroclysis as the standard...
  34. doi request reprint Development of a numerical index quantitating small bowel damage as detected by ultrasonography in Crohn's disease
    Emma Calabrese
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
    J Crohns Colitis 6:852-60. 2012
    ..This index may turn ultrasonography in CD from a descriptive qualitative assessment to a quantitative numerical index suitable for comparison studies...
  35. ncbi request reprint 99mTc-interleukin-2 and (99m)Tc-HMPAO granulocyte scintigraphy in patients with inactive Crohn's disease
    Alessio Annovazzi
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, Policlinico Umberto I, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 30:374-82. 2003
    ..013). These results indicate that (99m)Tc-IL2 scintigraphy can be useful in selecting CD patients in clinical remission who could benefit from preventive therapy to avoid disease relapse...
  36. ncbi request reprint Fecal alpha 1-antitrypsin clearance as a marker of clinical relapse in patients with Crohn's disease of the distal ileum
    Livia Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:261-6. 2003
    ..We assessed the usefulness of fecal alpha 1-ATCl in predicting clinical relapse in patients with inactive ileal CD...
  37. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open ileo-colonic resection in Crohn's disease: short- and long-term results from a prospective longitudinal study
    Giuseppe S Sica
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia, Unita di Chirurgia Generale, Universita di Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1094-102. 2008
    ..No differences were observed in terms of frequency, time of onset, and severity of recurrence in a 1-year follow-up...
  38. doi request reprint Advanced age is an independent risk factor for severe infections and mortality in patients given anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy for inflammatory bowel disease
    Mario Cottone
    University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:30-5. 2011
    ..Few data are available on effects of biologic therapies in patients more than 65 years old with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We evaluated the risk and benefits of therapy with tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors in these patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Tropomyosin expression in the ileal pouch: a relationship with the development of pouchitis in ulcerative colitis
    Livia Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartamento de Medicina Interna, and Center of Excellence for the Study of the Genomic Risk of Complex Multifactorial Diseases, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2719-26. 2003
    ..Whether hTM5 expression in the ileum is involved in pouchitis is unknown. We assessed hTM5 expression on ileal epithelial cells at surgery and subsequently on development of pouchitis in UC...
  40. pmc Phase I clinical trial of Smad7 knockdown using antisense oligonucleotide in patients with active Crohn's disease
    Giovanni Monteleone
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Mol Ther 20:870-6. 2012
    ..GED0301 treatment reduced the percentage of inflammatory cytokine-expressing CCR9-positive T cells in the blood. The study shows for the first time that GED0301 is safe and well tolerated in patients with active CD...
  41. ncbi request reprint A new oral delivery system for 5-ASA: preliminary clinical findings for MMx
    Cosimo Prantera
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliera S Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:421-7. 2005
    ..This study had 2 objectives: (1) to evaluate the therapeutic response to MMx in patients with active left-sided disease and (2) to gain additional insights as to how the therapy would compare with topical 5-ASA...
  42. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-21 enhances T-helper cell type I signaling and interferon-gamma production in Crohn's disease
    Giovanni Monteleone
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Centro di Eccellenza per lo studio delle malattie complesse e multifattoriali, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Gastroenterology 128:687-94. 2005
    ..In this study, we examined the expression and role of IL-21, a T-cell-derived cytokine of the IL-2 family; in tissues and cells isolated from patients with inflammatory bowel disease...
  43. ncbi request reprint Infliximab in the treatment of Crohn's disease: predictors of response in an Italian multicentric open study
    A Orlando
    Department of Internal Medicine, V Cervello Hospital, Via Trabucco 180, Palermo 90146, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:577-83. 2005
    ..AIMS.: To evaluate the role of infliximab looking at the predictors of response in a large series of patients with Crohn's disease...
  44. doi request reprint "In vitro" azathioprine-induced changes in peripheral T cell apoptosis and IFN-γ production associate with drug response in patients with Crohn's Disease
    Andrea Cossu
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Policlinico Umberto I, University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    J Crohns Colitis 7:441-50. 2013
    ..Azathioprine is able to induce apoptosis of T cells. We studied the effect of thiopurines on "in vitro" T cell apoptosis, IFN-γ and IL-10 production in a group of CD patients with known response to a previous treatment with AZA...
  45. ncbi request reprint Tc-99m HMPAO-labeled leukocyte scintigraphy with hybrid SPECT/CT detects perianal fistulas in Crohn disease
    Luca Filippi
    Department of Biopathology and Diagnostic Imaging, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 31:541-2. 2006
  46. ncbi request reprint Appropriateness of immunosuppressive drugs in inflammatory bowel diseases assessed by RAND method: Italian Group for IBD (IG-IBD) position statement
    R Caprilli
    Promoter Centre, GI Unit, Department of Clinical Science, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:407-17. 2005
    ..Despite the explosion of biological therapies, the old immunosuppressants continue to play a pivotal role in the management of inflammatory bowel diseases...
  47. doi request reprint The Italian Society of Gastroenterology (SIGE) and the Italian Group for the study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IG-IBD) Clinical Practice Guidelines: The use of tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonist therapy in inflammatory bowel disease
    Ambrogio Orlando
    Department of Medicine, Pneumology and Nutrition Clinic, V Cervello Hospital, Ospedali Riuniti Villa Sofia Cervello University of Palermo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:1-20. 2011
    ..These guidelines are based on evidence from relevant medical literature and clinical experience of a national working group...
  48. ncbi request reprint Bowel ultrasonography as an aid for diagnosis of intestinal acute graft-versus-host-disease after allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Emma Calabrese
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Systems Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy Electronic address
    Dig Liver Dis 45:899-904. 2013
    ..In a subgroup of patients, bowel ultrasonography was compared with colonoscopy and histology in diagnosing of gastrointestinal acute GVHD...
  49. pmc Intestinal duplication in adulthood: A rare entity, difficult to diagnose
    Cristina Fiorani
    Cristina Fiorani, Rosa Scaramuzzo, Alessandra Lazzaro, Achille L Gaspari, Giuseppe Sica, Department of Surgical Science, Tor Vergata University Hospital, 00133 Rome, Italy
    World J Gastrointest Surg 3:128-30. 2011
    ..In the present report we describe a case of ileal duplication in a 61-year-old patient with Crohn's disease. Despite various radiological investigations and medical consultations, the diagnosis was only made on the surgical specimen...
  50. ncbi request reprint Infliximab in severe ulcerative colitis: short-term results of different infusion regimens and long-term follow-up
    A Kohn
    Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:747-56. 2007
    ..Severe ulcerative colitis is a life-threatening disorder, despite i.v. glucocorticoids treatment. Infliximab has been proposed as a safe rescue therapy...
  51. pmc Immunoregulation in the gut: success and failures in human disease
    I Monteleone
    Unita di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Università di Roma Tor, Vergata, Roma, Italy
    Gut 50:III60-4. 2002
    ..Despite this, CD and UC share downstream inflammatory events, characterised by high levels of inflammatory cytokines, free radicals, matrix-degrading enzymes and growth factors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Review article: monitoring the activity of Crohn's disease
    L Biancone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi di Roma, Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 16:29-33. 2002
    ..These observations suggest that a persistent local immune activation during remission may represent a marker of early clinical relapse of Crohn's disease...
  53. pmc Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease in the era of laparoscopy
    Giuseppe S Sica
    Giuseppe S Sica, Livia Biancone, Gastrointestinal Surgical Unit, Tor Vergata University of Rome, 00133 Rome, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 19:2445-8. 2013
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Transcriptional and post-translational regulation of Flip, an inhibitor of Fas-mediated apoptosis, in human gut inflammation
    F Caprioli
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Tor Vergata of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Gut 57:1674-80. 2008
    ..This phenomenon has been functionally linked with the elevated expression of Flip, an inhibitor of Fas-mediated apoptosis. In this study, the molecular mechanisms that control Flip in CD were examined...
  55. ncbi request reprint Exogenous mesenchymal stem cells localize to the kidney by means of CD44 following acute tubular injury
    M B Herrera
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Kidney Int 72:430-41. 2007
    ..We suggest that CD44 and hyaluronic acid interactions recruit exogenous MSC to injured renal tissue and enhance renal regeneration...
  56. ncbi request reprint Perceptual defense mechanisms in Crohn's disease and panic disorder
    I A Rubino
    Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Percept Mot Skills 88:733-43. 1999
    ..Especially was the strongest variant of isolation, barrier-isolation, typical of the defensive substructure of panic patients...
  57. doi request reprint Frequency and pattern of endoscopic recurrence in Crohn's disease patients with ileocolonic resection using a laparoscopic versus laparotomic approach: a prospective longitudinal study
    Livia Biancone
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:809-11. 2008
  58. ncbi request reprint Selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and relapse of inflammatory bowel disease
    Livia Biancone
    Gastroenterology 125:637-8. 2003
  59. ncbi request reprint Immunomodulatory drugs in Crohn's disease patients with hepatitis B or C virus infection
    Livia Biancone
    Gastroenterology 122:593-4. 2002