Mauro Bozzola

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Affiliation: University of Pavia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Late diagnosis of celiac disease in an asymptomatic infant with growth failure
    Mauro Bozzola
    Internal Medicine and Therapeutics Department, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:4. 2014
  2. pmc Menstrual pattern and menstrual disorders among adolescents: an update of the Italian data
    Franco Rigon
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 38:38. 2012
  3. pmc Role of adiponectin and leptin on body development in infants during the first year of life
    Elena Bozzola
    Paediatrics Department, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Piazzale Golgi 2, Pavia, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 36:26. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Unreliability of classic provocative tests for the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency
    A Mazzola
    Pediatric Department, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 31:159-62. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [Fluticasone in the therapy of asthmatic children: short-term effects on growth]
    E Bozzola
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, Pavia, Italia
    Minerva Pediatr 60:163-8. 2008
  6. pmc Treatment adherence with the easypod™ growth hormone electronic auto-injector and patient acceptance: survey results from 824 children and their parents
    Mauro Bozzola
    Paediatric Department, University of Pavia, IRCCS San Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    BMC Endocr Disord 11:4. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Adult congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Mauro Bozzola
    Paediatric Department, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Horm Res 68:154. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Low dose of insulin for assessment of growth hormone and cortisol release in short children
    Mauro Bozzola
    Pediatric Department, University of Pavia, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 18:815-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone treatment in prepubertal children with celiac disease and growth hormone deficiency
    Diletta Giovenale
    Department of Pediatric Science, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:433-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of human recombinant growth hormone therapy on circulating levels of erythropoietin and granulocyte-colony stimulating factor in short children
    Cristina Meazza
    Paediatric Department, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:837-43. 2009

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Publications34

  1. pmc Late diagnosis of celiac disease in an asymptomatic infant with growth failure
    Mauro Bozzola
    Internal Medicine and Therapeutics Department, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:4. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Menstrual pattern and menstrual disorders among adolescents: an update of the Italian data
    Franco Rigon
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 38:38. 2012
    ..The aims of this study were to produce up-to-date information on the menstrual pattern of Italian girls attending secondary school, and to estimate the prevalence of menstrual cycle abnormalities in this population...
  3. pmc Role of adiponectin and leptin on body development in infants during the first year of life
    Elena Bozzola
    Paediatrics Department, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Piazzale Golgi 2, Pavia, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 36:26. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate levels of adiponectin, leptin and insulin in appropriate (AGA) and small for gestational age (SGA) children during the 1st year of life and to correlate these with auxological parameters...
  4. ncbi request reprint Unreliability of classic provocative tests for the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency
    A Mazzola
    Pediatric Department, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 31:159-62. 2008
    ..The GHRH plus arginine test appears to be useful to identify false GH deficiency in children showing a blunted GH response to classic stimuli in contrast with normal growth rate...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Fluticasone in the therapy of asthmatic children: short-term effects on growth]
    E Bozzola
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, Pavia, Italia
    Minerva Pediatr 60:163-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the influence of the therapy with spacer-administered inhaled corticosteroid on short-term auxological development in prepubertal children...
  6. pmc Treatment adherence with the easypod™ growth hormone electronic auto-injector and patient acceptance: survey results from 824 children and their parents
    Mauro Bozzola
    Paediatric Department, University of Pavia, IRCCS San Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    BMC Endocr Disord 11:4. 2011
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  7. doi request reprint Adult congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Mauro Bozzola
    Paediatric Department, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Horm Res 68:154. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Low dose of insulin for assessment of growth hormone and cortisol release in short children
    Mauro Bozzola
    Pediatric Department, University of Pavia, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 18:815-8. 2005
    ..62 +/- 2.89 years, we evaluated the efficacy of a test using only half the usual dose of insulin by comparing the results with those obtained during a classical arginine tolerance test, performed separately...
  9. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone treatment in prepubertal children with celiac disease and growth hormone deficiency
    Diletta Giovenale
    Department of Pediatric Science, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:433-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the growth response to growth hormone (GH) replacement therapy during a gluten-free diet in patients with celiac disease (CD) associated with GH deficiency (GHD)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of human recombinant growth hormone therapy on circulating levels of erythropoietin and granulocyte-colony stimulating factor in short children
    Cristina Meazza
    Paediatric Department, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:837-43. 2009
    ..rhGH therapy influences Epo and G-CSF levels in short non-GHD children, while it shows no effects in GHD children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Serum cytokine levels in GH-deficient children during substitutive GH therapy
    Sara Pagani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Piazzale C Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 152:207-10. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of exogenously administered human GH (hGH) on serum levels of interleukin (IL)-4, IL-6, IL-12 and tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha in GH-deficient (GHD) children...
  12. doi request reprint Different long-term response to growth hormone therapy in small- versus appropriate-for-gestational-age children with growth hormone deficiency
    Cristina Meazza
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Terapia Medica, Universita di Pavia, Centro di Ricerca di Auxologia, Pavia, Italy
    Horm Res Paediatr 79:214-9. 2013
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Response to long-term growth hormone therapy in short children with reduced GH bioactivity
    Paola Travaglino
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Horm Res 66:189-94. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether short children with normal growth hormone (GH) immunoreactivity, but reduced bioactivity (bioinactive GH) could benefit from rhGH treatment as GH deficient (GHD) patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Short stature in children with coeliac disease
    Cristina Meazza
    Paediatric Department, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, Italy
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 6:457-63. 2009
    ..These subjects show GH deficiency and could potentially benefit from recombinant human GH therapy. This review deals with the management of short stature and the evaluation of growth axis function in CD children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Is BaF3 bioassay useful to identify patients with bioinactive growth hormone?
    Sara Pagani
    Pediatric Department, University ofPavia, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 23:783-8. 2010
    ..303 are indicative of a bioinactive GH molecule. This bioassay would recognize only extreme cases of GH bioinactivity, and it would not be a useful tool in the search for patients with altered forms of GH...
  16. ncbi request reprint The shortness of Pygmies is associated with severe under-expression of the growth hormone receptor
    Mauro Bozzola
    Pediatric Department, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Mol Genet Metab 98:310-3. 2009
    ..Our results, documenting a markedly reduced GHR gene expression in adult Pygmies, could contribute to elucidate the mechanisms involved in ISS in Caucasoid subjects...
  17. pmc The prevalence of growth hormone deficiency and celiac disease in short children
    Diletta Giovenale
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italia
    Clin Med Res 4:180-3. 2006
    ..To assess the occurrence of growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in patients with celiac disease (CD) referred for short stature...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of growth hormone (GH) on the immune system
    Cristina Meazza
    Pediatric Department, University of Pavia, Piazzale C Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:490-5. 2004
    ..It is possible that in humans the GH produced locally in the immune system compensates for the lack of endocrine GH. In this review the main actions of GH on the immune system in vitro, in animal models and in humans are summarized...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of growth hormone therapy on the proinflammatory cytokine profile in growth hormone-deficient children
    Sara Pagani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Piazzale C Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur Cytokine Netw 16:65-9. 2005
    ..It is reasonable to speculate that severe GH deficiency can cause alterations in the pro-inflammatory cytokine-induced immune response in humans, and that GH treatment can ameliorate this important immunological function...
  20. pmc 3-M syndrome associated with growth hormone deficiency: 18 year follow-up of a patient
    Cristina Meazza
    Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Piazzale C, Golgi 2, Pavia 27100, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:21. 2013
    ..Notwithstanding the early start of therapy and good compliance, his growth rate was always very low, except for the first two years of treatment and he achieved a final height of 132 cm (-6.42 SDS)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Common adipokine features of neonates and centenarians
    Cristina Meazza
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e Patologia Umana ed Ereditaria, Universita di Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 24:953-7. 2011
    ..05) than elderly subjects. Centenarians, like AGA infants during the first year of life, show a favorable adipokine profile, suggesting that the metabolic condition at early age could affect the longevity of an individual...
  22. ncbi request reprint The pygmy short stature enigma
    Cristina Meazza
    Paediatrics Department, University of Pavia, Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 8:394-9. 2011
    ..These results provide a research target for future epigenetic investigations and suggest that the short stature of African Pygmies is probably determined by complex genetic systems...
  23. doi request reprint Clinical management of short children with low serum immunoglobulin but no immunodeficiency features
    Cristina Meazza
    Pediatric Department, University of Pavia, Research Laboratory, Pediatric Oncohematology, IRCCS San Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Pediatr Int 52:626-30. 2010
    ..To better characterize infants presenting with diminished immunoglobulin levels, we studied IgG subclasses, in vitro Ig production and B cell subpopulation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Stimulating effect of growth hormone on cytokine release in children
    Mauro Bozzola
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, IRCCS San Matteo, Piazzale le Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italia
    Eur J Endocrinol 149:397-401. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone deficiency and coeliac disease: an unusual association?
    Mauro Bozzola
    Pediatric Department, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:372-5. 2005
    ..To assess the occurrence of growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in patients with coeliac disease (CD)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in growth of African Pygmies and Bantu
    Paola Travaglino
    Paediatrics Department, University of Pavia, Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Hormones (Athens) 10:144-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether a secular trend in growth occurred during the last century in Pygmies from Cameroon (West Pygmies) and in Bantu rural farmers, the latter being studied to serve as controls...
  27. ncbi request reprint Relationship between thymulin and growth hormone secretion in healthy human neonates
    Cristina Meazza
    Pediatric Department, University of Pavia, I R C C S San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Perinatol 24:227-33. 2007
    ..A novel interrelationship among active thymulin, zinc, and GH exists from the early up to the late phase of newborn life, in which maternal zinc, via lactation, may be involved...
  28. ncbi request reprint Long-term growth hormone therapy in mitochondrial cytopathy
    Salvatore Barberi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pavia, IRCCS San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Horm Res 62:103-6. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Adult height in patients treated for isolated growth hormone deficiency: role of birth weight
    Alessandra Di Cesare Merlone
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pavia, Piazzale C Golgi 2, IT 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Horm Res 63:102-6. 2005
    ..25), GH dosage (p = 0.34) and therapy duration (p = 0.52). GH treatment with a standard dose in short IGHD children leads to a normalization of AH without any significant difference between SGA and AGA patients...
  30. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in Turner syndrome and relation between body composition and clinical, genetic, and ultrasonographic characteristics
    Valeria Calcaterra
    1 Department of Internal Medicine University of Pavia and Department of the Mother and Child Health, Pediatric Unit, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 12:159-64. 2014
    ..No data are currently available on the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in TS subjects. We evaluated the frequency of metabolic syndrome in obese and nonobese patients with TS...
  31. ncbi request reprint Paediatric tubercular spinal abscess involving the dorsal, lumbar and sacral regions and causing spinal cord compression
    Elena Bozzola
    Department of Pediatric, Pediatric and Infectious Diseases Unit, Bambino Gesù Childrens Hospital, IRCCS, Rome Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pavia, Pavia Department of Radiology, Bambino Gesù Childrens Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Infez Med 21:220-3. 2013
    ....
  32. pmc Growth hormone deficiency in a patient with becker muscular dystrophy: a pediatric case report
    Valeria Calcaterra
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy Department of Pediatrics, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo Foundation, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Case Report Endocrinol 2013:684249. 2013
    ..Conclusion. The possibility of a growth hormone deficiency and treatment with GH in patients with BMD cannot be excluded, especially considering the good therapeutic response...
  33. ncbi request reprint Influence of two different GH dosage regimens on final height, bone geometry and bone strength in GH-deficient children
    Giorgio Radetti
    Department of Paediatrics, Regional Hospital of Bolzano, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 154:479-82. 2006
    ..The aim was to investigate the effects of two different GH dosage regimens on growth, bone geometry and bone strength...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA deletion in a child with mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, growth hormone deficiency, and hypoparathyroidism
    Denise Cassandrini
    Neuromuscular Diseases Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Genova, Italy
    J Child Neurol 21:983-5. 2006
    ..This deletion was absent in the blood DNA of his mother and brother. This case further expands and confirms the wide clinical spectrum of mitochondrial disorders associated with single large-scale mitochondrial DNA deletions...