M Buemi

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Affiliation: University of Messina
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Statins in the prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with renal failure
    Michele Buemi
    Cattedra di Nefrologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Messina, Via Salita Villa Contino, 98100 Messina, Italy
    Cardiovasc Hematol Disord Drug Targets 7:7-13. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Does erythropoietin always win?
    V Cernaro
    Via Salita Villa Contino, 30 98100 Messina, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 21:849-54. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) and Endothelial Progenitor Cells (EPCs) Evaluation in Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    Antonio Lacquaniti
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Messina, Via Salita Villa Contino, 30, 98100 Messina, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 11:1001-10. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Real-time monitoring of breath ammonia during haemodialysis: use of ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) and cavity ring-down spectroscopy (CRDS) techniques
    Giovanni Neri
    Department of Industrial Chemistry and Materials Engineering, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2945-52. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary hypertension and erythropoietin
    M Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Kidney Blood Press Res 30:248-52. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythm of hydration in healthy subjects and uremic patients studied by bioelectrical impedance analysis
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Nephron Physiol 106:p39-44. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Concentration of circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPC) in normal pregnancy and in pregnant women with diabetes and hypertension
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hemathology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:68.e1-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Dialysis-related genotoxicity: sister chromatid exchanges and DNA lesions in T and B lymphocytes of uremic patients. Genomic damage in patients on hemodiafiltration
    M Buemi
    Chair of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Blood Purif 24:569-74. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint From the oxygen to the organ protection: erythropoietin as protagonist in internal medicine
    M Buemi
    Chair of Nephrology, University of Messina, Italy
    Cardiovasc Hematol Agents Med Chem 4:299-311. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiorenal consequences of atherosclerosis and statins therapy: from the past to the future
    Michele Buemi
    Chair of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Messina, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 11:3973-84. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Statins in the prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with renal failure
    Michele Buemi
    Cattedra di Nefrologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Messina, Via Salita Villa Contino, 98100 Messina, Italy
    Cardiovasc Hematol Disord Drug Targets 7:7-13. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Does erythropoietin always win?
    V Cernaro
    Via Salita Villa Contino, 30 98100 Messina, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 21:849-54. 2014
    ..We summarized the prominent points of the latest guidelines on the management of anaemia in nephropathic patients, also identifying the possible risks that may result from the tendency to aim at too low haemoglobin levels. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) and Endothelial Progenitor Cells (EPCs) Evaluation in Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    Antonio Lacquaniti
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Messina, Via Salita Villa Contino, 30, 98100 Messina, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 11:1001-10. 2014
    ..Conclusions: NGAL represents an independent renal predictor of incidence of AKI. EPCs reflect the degree of vascular damage and could be considered as an indicator of disease with a reparative-regenerative vascular-endothelial function. ..
  4. doi request reprint Real-time monitoring of breath ammonia during haemodialysis: use of ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) and cavity ring-down spectroscopy (CRDS) techniques
    Giovanni Neri
    Department of Industrial Chemistry and Materials Engineering, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2945-52. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary hypertension and erythropoietin
    M Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Kidney Blood Press Res 30:248-52. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythm of hydration in healthy subjects and uremic patients studied by bioelectrical impedance analysis
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Nephron Physiol 106:p39-44. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate by bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) whether body hydration status also follows a circadian rhythm in patients with impaired renal function...
  7. ncbi request reprint Concentration of circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPC) in normal pregnancy and in pregnant women with diabetes and hypertension
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hemathology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:68.e1-6. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Dialysis-related genotoxicity: sister chromatid exchanges and DNA lesions in T and B lymphocytes of uremic patients. Genomic damage in patients on hemodiafiltration
    M Buemi
    Chair of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Blood Purif 24:569-74. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to verify the genomic damage in B- and T-lymphocyte subpopulations of uremic patients after a single hemodiafiltration session...
  9. ncbi request reprint From the oxygen to the organ protection: erythropoietin as protagonist in internal medicine
    M Buemi
    Chair of Nephrology, University of Messina, Italy
    Cardiovasc Hematol Agents Med Chem 4:299-311. 2006
    ..This review aims to stress the importance of the increasing interest in EPO applications and the necessity of further studies to gain a deeper knowledge of this hormone and its pleiotropic and complex actions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiorenal consequences of atherosclerosis and statins therapy: from the past to the future
    Michele Buemi
    Chair of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Messina, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 11:3973-84. 2005
    ..Scientific progress has greatly improved our understanding of the pathogenic mechanisms underlying the progression of cardiovascular disease, and efforts in this discipline now appear more necessary than ever...
  11. ncbi request reprint Statins in nephrotic syndrome: a new weapon against tissue injury
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Med Res Rev 25:587-609. 2005
    ..In this study, we would like to provide scientific evidences for the pleiotropic effects of statins, which could be the starting point for the development of new therapeutical strategies in different clinical areas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Kidney aging: from phenotype to genetics
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Rejuvenation Res 8:101-9. 2005
    ..A better understanding of physiological renal aging could improve the clinical approach to this process and widen the therapeutic possibilities offered by transplantation...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of two different protocols of potassium haemodiafiltration on QT dispersion
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1148-54. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Aquaporin-2 water channels in spontaneously hypertensive rats
    Michele Buemi
    Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 17:1170-8. 2004
    ..The PAVP appeared to be higher in OPC-treated rats from both strains. These findings suggest that AVP and the AQP2 are involved in the pathogenesis of hypertension in SHR...
  15. ncbi request reprint Brain and cancer: the protective role of erythropoietin
    Michele Buemi
    Chair of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Med Res Rev 25:245-59. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Aquaporin-2 (AQP2) urinary excretion and assumption of water with different mineral content in healthy subjects
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Ren Fail 29:567-72. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Preeclampsia and cardiovascular risk: general characteristics, counseling and follow-up
    Michele Buemi
    University of Messina, Messina Italy
    J Nephrol 21:663-72. 2008
    ..Preeclampsia is, moreover, a complex multispecialist entity, and the internist and/or the intensivist can be important allies along with the obstetrician in the management of this condition...
  18. doi request reprint Fibrosis, regeneration and cancer: what is the link?
    Valeria Cernaro
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:21-7. 2012
    ..The ideal approach would be to limit fibrosis and then organ function loss but without exposing the patient to risks of developing a tumour, starting from as early as the drugs prescribed...
  19. ncbi request reprint A new therapy for kidney injury: regeneration
    M Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chair of Nephrology, University of Messina, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 15:111-21. 2011
    ..In this field the kidney embryonic development phases can represent a fundamental study model to acquire information about the reparative mechanisms of the structure and function of this excretory organ...
  20. ncbi request reprint [From oxygen to erythropoietin, as a protagonist of the skin-brain-kidney axis]
    Michele Buemi
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi, Messina, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 27:609-15. 2010
    ..Moreover, the results are not so unambiguous and further research on the pleiotropic effects of erythropoetin would be opportune...
  21. doi request reprint Erythropoietin and the truths of science
    Michele Buemi
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Via Salita Villa Contino 30, Messina, Italy
    J Nephrol 24:564-8. 2011
    ..Directions for future research hold promise, but only after we have fully understood the physiology of this potent growth factor...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Erythropoietin: pleiotropic actions]
    Michele Buemi
    Cattedra di Nefrologia, U O C di Terapia Subintensiva eTecniche Dialitiche, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita, Messina
    Recenti Prog Med 101:253-67. 2010
    ..Erythropoietin also acts in the endothelial proliferation of new vessels involving the tumor genesis, but it opens new frontiers to the employment of rHuEPO in the Regenerative Medicine...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genomic damage in endothelial progenitor cells from uremic patients in hemodialysis
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina Italy
    J Nephrol 23:328-34. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to analyze the effects of a single HD session on the number of cells marked with CD34 (including sub-type cells known to be EPCs); we then evaluated the genomic damage in these cells using COMET assay...
  24. doi request reprint Renal complications in oncohematologic patients
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Investig Med 57:892-901. 2009
    ..Further studies are awaited because a better knowledge of renal complications, which frequently occur in patients with oncohematologic diseases, would be conducive to making an early diagnosis and providing prompt therapy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Down with the erythropoietin. Long live the erythropoietin!
    Michele Buemi
    Chair of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina Messina, Italy
    Curr Drug Targets 10:1028-32. 2009
    ..Regenerative Medicine tries to develop therapeutic pathways through the stimulation of natural regenerative processes in humans...
  26. doi request reprint The erythropoietin and regenerative medicine: a lesson from fish
    M Buemi
    University of Messina, 98100 Messina, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 39:993-9. 2009
    ..Erythropoietin (EPO), the main haematopoietic growth factor for the proliferation and differentiation of erythroid progenitor cells, is also known for its angiogenic and regenerative properties...
  27. ncbi request reprint Regenerative medicine: does Erythropoietin have a role?
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 15:2026-36. 2009
    ..This is some of the experimental evidence which demonstrates that EPO can be in reason considered an important element of research of Regenerative Medicine and put in the network of drugs able to regenerate tissues and organs...
  28. doi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as an early biomarker of nephropathy in diabetic patients
    Davide Bolignano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Kidney Blood Press Res 32:91-8. 2009
    ..Renal tubulointerstitium plays an important role in the development and progression of diabetic nephropathy...
  29. doi request reprint Arrhythmias and hemodialysis: role of potassium and new diagnostic tools
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Ren Fail 31:75-80. 2009
    ..ECG and pneumographic impedance signals are acquired by the electrodes in the tissue, and the data are registered by a small computer and transmitted via GPRS or Bluetooth...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of interleukin 8 and ICAM-1 on calcium-dependent outflow of K+ in erythrocytes from subjects with essential hypertension
    M Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Via Salita Villa Contino 30 98100 Messina, Italy
    Curr Med Res Opin 20:19-24. 2004
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  31. ncbi request reprint Flowing time on the peritoneal membrane
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Human Anatomy, Via Salita Villa Contino 30, I 98100 Messina, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:26-9. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint AQP1 in red blood cells of uremic patients during hemodialytic treatment
    M Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Nephron 92:846-52. 2002
    ..63, p < 0.05) between plasma AVP concentrations and plasma osmolality. The variations found in plasma osmolarity during hemodialysis, may induce AQP1 expression on the membrane of intact red blood cells...
  33. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin and the brain: from neurodevelopment to neuroprotection
    M Buemi
    Unita di Terapia Subintensiva Metabolica e Dialitica, Universita di Messina, Via Salita Villa Contino, 30 Pal Bianca 98100, Messina, Italy
    Clin Sci (Lond) 103:275-82. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Diet and arterial hypertension: is the sodium ion alone important?
    Michele Buemi
    Chair of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina Italy
    Med Res Rev 22:419-28. 2002
    ..These changes in electrolyte levels can complicate treatments for arterial hypertension in some patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cell proliferation/cell death balance in renal cell cultures after exposure to a static magnetic field
    M Buemi
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita di Messina, Italy
    Nephron 87:269-73. 2001
    ..A gradual increase was observed in apoptotic, proliferating, and necrotic cells. Our findings suggest that the effect of exposure to MFs varies, depending on the cell type; MFs may also have a nephropathogenic effect...
  36. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO): more than just the correction of uremic anemia
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    J Nephrol 15:97-103. 2002
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Statins and progressive renal disease
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Med Res Rev 22:76-84. 2002
    ..Statins appear to have important potential in the treatment of progressive renal disease, although further studies are required to confirm this in humans...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Diverticular disease of the colon in peritoneal dialysis]
    M Buemi
    Cattedra di Nefrologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 19:540-4. 2002
    ..In conclusion, diverticulosis alone is not a contraindication for peritoneal dialysis, but constitutes a risk factor for the continuation of this alternative treatment...
  39. ncbi request reprint The pleiotropic effects of erythropoietin in the central nervous system
    M Buemi
    Unita di Terapia Subintensiva Metabolica e Dialitica, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 62:228-36. 2003
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  40. ncbi request reprint Effects of homocysteine on proliferation, necrosis, and apoptosis of vascular smooth muscle cells in culture and influence of folic acid
    M Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Messina, Via Salita Villa Contino, 30, 98100 Messina, Italy
    Thromb Res 104:207-13. 2001
    ..It is known that hyperhomocysteinemia is associated with an increased risk of vascular disease, yet little is known about the pathogenic mechanisms underlying the action of homocysteine (Hcy) itself...
  41. ncbi request reprint Changes in plasma, erythrocyte, and platelet magnesium levels in normotensive and hypertensive obese subjects during oral glucose tolerance test
    F Corica
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 12:128-36. 1999
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint [Obesity and hypertension: the role of magnesium]
    F Corica
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita, Messina
    Recenti Prog Med 89:169-76. 1998
    ..In conclusion, in these studies has been confirmed the existence of a reduction of the intracellular magnesium concentrations, which is common in hypertensive and obese patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reduced bcl-2 concentrations in hypertensive patients after lisinopril or nifedipine administration
    M Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 12:73-5. 1999
    ..Moreover, lisinopril and nifedipine appear to be capable of reducing bcl-2 concentrations, with potentially beneficial effects on vascular modifications in patients with hypertension...
  44. ncbi request reprint Platelet magnesium depletion in normotensive and hypertensive obese subjects: the role of salt-regulating hormones and catecholamines
    F Corica
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Magnes Res 12:287-96. 1999
    ..Our results suggest that platelet magnesium depletion, together with disturbances of salt-regulating hormones and catecholamines, may be involved in the pathophysiology of cardiovascular complications from obesity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Altered platelet magnesium and plasma and urinary soluble form of intercellular adhesion molecule I (sICAM-1) concentrations in insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) patients with microalbuminuria
    F Corica
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Magnes Res 9:307-12. 1996
    ..64; P < 0.05) in the diabetics with microalbuminuria. It is concluded that the reduced intraplatelet magnesium content may contribute to the progression of the vascular complications in IDDM subjects with microalbuminuria...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular remodeling, apoptosis, and drugs
    M Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, and Institute of Physiology, University of Messina, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 13:450-4. 2000
    ..This may be due to the direct effect of these drugs on the cell proliferation/apoptosis balance...
  47. ncbi request reprint Urinary excretion of aquaporin-2 water channel during pregnancy
    M Buemi
    Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Cell Physiol Biochem 11:203-8. 2001
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of normal pregnancy on urinary excretion of AQP2, a vasopressin sensitive water channel...
  48. ncbi request reprint Leptin and norepinephrine plasma concentrations during glucose loading in normotensive and hypertensive obese women
    F Corica
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Messina, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 14:619-26. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that leptin could be relevant in the regulation of blood pressure in obese women...
  49. doi request reprint A case-by-case protocol of membranous nephropathy treatment with endovenous infusion of high doses of human immunoglobulins
    F Floccari
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Nephron Clin Pract 108:c113-20. 2008
    ..Secondly, we aimed to verify if some patients, judged as nonresponders to a classical protocol of IVIg therapy, could respond to a more prolonged treatment...
  50. ncbi request reprint [Therapy with vasopressin receptor antagonists: the aquaretics.]
    M Buemi
    Cattedra di Nefrologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi, Messina Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 24:371-80. 2007
    ..Furthermore, new applications may include the treatment of arterial hypertension, polycystic kidney disease, glaucoma and Meniere's syndrome...
  51. doi request reprint From kidney to cardiovascular diseases: NGAL as a biomarker beyond the confines of nephrology
    D Bolignano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 40:273-6. 2010
    ..It does not seem difficult that, in the next future, NGAL may become a new missing link between the kidney and the cardiovascular system...
  52. ncbi request reprint Is erythropoietin-induced hypertension a phenomenon due to the intracellular Ca++ mobilisation?
    M Buemi
    Department of International Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Int Angiol 13:75-7. 1994
    ..Forty healthy volunteers were evaluated for the muscle blood flow at rest (RBF) and after reactive hyperemia by Xenon 133 clearance. Pre-treatments with several calcium antagonists were used...
  53. pmc Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) and progression of chronic kidney disease
    Davide Bolignano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messima, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:337-44. 2009
    ..The authors aimed to evaluate whether neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL), a novel specific biomarker of acute kidney injury, could predict the progression of CKD...
  54. ncbi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL): a new piece of the anemia puzzle?
    Davide Bolignano
    Chair of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 16:RA131-5. 2010
    ..From this point of view, NGAL may thus become an alternative therapeutic target for improving the treatment of secondary anemia related to these conditions...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effects of the phytoestrogen genistein on cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal women
    Alessandra Crisafulli
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Italy
    Menopause 12:186-92. 2005
    ..The phytoestrogen genistein has been shown to be the most efficacious in clinical and experimental studies. We studied whether genistein treatment affects some cardiovascular risk markers in postmenopausal women...
  56. ncbi request reprint Osteoprotegerin and bone mineral density in hemodiafiltration patients
    A Crisafulli
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Italy
    Ren Fail 27:531-9. 2005
    ..As it may partly reflect a compensatory response to increased bone loss, this parameter might be helpful in the identification of patients with a marked reduction in trabecular BMD...
  57. doi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin reflects the severity of renal impairment in subjects affected by chronic kidney disease
    Davide Bolignano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Kidney Blood Press Res 31:255-8. 2008
    ..The results confirm NGAL as an important biomarker in clinical nephrology, extending to CKD the pathophysiological role of this protein in tubular adaptations to renal damage...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effects of haemodialysis on circulating endothelial progenitor cell count
    Alessio Sturiale
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Blood Purif 25:242-51. 2007
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  59. ncbi request reprint Environmental air pollution in an intensive care unit for nephrology and dialysis
    M Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    J Nephrol 13:433-6. 2000
    ..In none of the environments we were able to detect pathogens such as Aspergillus fumigatus, methycillin-resistant Staphylococci or toxin-producing fungi...
  60. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin protects against brain ischemic injury by inhibition of nitric oxide formation
    G Calapai
    Institute of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Torre Biologica 5o piano Policlinico Universitario, Via Consolare Valeria 49, I 98124, Messina, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 401:349-56. 2000
    ..These data suggest that in vivo recombinant human erythropoietin effects on brain ischemic injury could be due to inhibition of NO overproduction...
  61. ncbi request reprint [A brief "update" on renal effects of caffeine.]
    D Bolignano
    Cattedra di Nefrologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi, Messina Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 24:188-94. 2007
    ..While awaiting new, in-depth studies that will help to solve the debate, we can conclude that there is currently no evidence contraindicating the consumption of moderate quantities of caffeine by healthy subjects or kidney patients...
  62. doi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) in human neoplasias: a new protein enters the scene
    Davide Bolignano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Cancer Lett 288:10-6. 2010
    ..Finally, in the field of clinical oncology, attention is currently focused on the potential use of NGAL levels in making an early diagnosis, establishing a prognosis and predicting response to different treatments...
  63. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal damage and atherosclerosis. A protective effect from simvastatin
    Franco Pernice
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 532:223-9. 2006
    ..Statins may therefore have an anti-atherogenic action partly ascribable to their ability to provide protection against the development of atherosclerotic plaque...
  64. doi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) as a marker of kidney damage
    Davide Bolignano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:595-605. 2008
    ..For all these reasons, NGAL may become one of the most promising next-generation biomarkers in clinical nephrology and beyond...
  65. ncbi request reprint QTc interval and QTc dispersion during haemodiafiltration
    Fulvio Floccari
    Department of Internal Medicine, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Nephrology (Carlton) 9:335-40. 2004
    ..BACKGROUND and..
  66. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress, sister chromatid exchanges and apoptosis in the pathogenesis of lymphocytopenia in ESRD patients
    Francesco Pernice
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina Italy
    J Nephrol 19:613-20. 2006
    ..Our aim was to verify this hypothesis, and to ascertain whether the link, if present, could explain lymphopenia in uremic patients...
  67. doi request reprint Perioperative iloprost and endothelial progenitor cells in uremic patients with severe limb ischemia undergoing peripheral revascularization
    Giuseppe Coppolino
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    J Surg Res 157:e129-35. 2009
    ..Iloprost treatment was able to amplify this mechanism validating recent findings (North TE et al., [31]). Adhesion molecules as markers of endothelial activation and vascular development confirmed this tendency...
  68. doi request reprint Malnutrition in the elderly patient on dialysis
    Antonio Lacquaniti
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Ren Fail 31:239-45. 2009
    ..In this patient category, it is therefore mandatory to ensure the daily supervision of nutritional status and early control when the first signs of malnutrition appear...
  69. doi request reprint Effects of phytoestrogen genistein on cytogenetic biomarkers in postmenopausal women: 1 year randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Marco Atteritano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 589:22-6. 2008
    ..The protective effect on genomic damage appears to be a particularly promising tool in reducing the risk of cancer...
  70. doi request reprint Thalidomide suppresses sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis in a rat experimental model
    Stefania Mondello
    Department of Internal Medicine, Messina University Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Shock 32:332-9. 2009
    ..Thus, thalidomide treatment reduces the degree of peritoneal fibrosis caused by CG. We propose that this evidence may help clarify the potential therapeutic actions of thalidomide in patients with peritoneal fibrosis...
  71. doi request reprint Pathological and prognostic value of urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in macroproteinuric patients with worsening renal function
    Davide Bolignano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Kidney Blood Press Res 31:274-9. 2008
    ..Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) is a stress protein released by tubular cells which urinary excretion (uNGAL) increases in response to various stimuli...
  72. ncbi request reprint Endothelial progenitor cells: pathogenetic role and therapeutic perspectives
    Alessandro Allegra
    Division of Hematology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Nephrol 22:463-75. 2009
    ..Although the molecular mechanisms that promote the homing and recruitment of bone marrow-derived progenitor cells to remodeling tissues remain unclear the evidence that these cells promote tissue repair is strong...
  73. doi request reprint Second trimester neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a potential prediagnostic marker of preeclampsia
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1370-3. 2008
    ..5%). The results suggest that serum NGAL might be involved in the pathophysiology of PE and could be a marker for this syndrome...
  74. doi request reprint Erythropoietin suppresses peritoneal fibrosis in rat experimental model
    Stefania Mondello
    Department of Internal Medicine, Messina University Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 604:138-49. 2009
    ..Thus, EPO treatment reduces the degree of peritoneal fibrosis caused by CG. We propose that this evidence may help to clarify the potential therapeutic actions of EPO in patients with peritoneal fibrosis...
  75. ncbi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin immunoexpression in renal tumors: correlation with histotype and histological grade
    Valeria Barresi
    Departments of Human Pathology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Oncol Rep 24:305-10. 2010
    ..Further studies are required to investigate the potential diagnostic utility of NGAL in the early diagnosis of metastatic progression of RCC...
  76. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin and erythropoietin receptor expression after experimental spinal cord injury encourages therapy by exogenous erythropoietin
    Giovanni Grasso
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Neurosurgery 56:821-7; discussion 821-7. 2005
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  77. ncbi request reprint Amelioration of spinal cord compressive injury by pharmacological preconditioning with erythropoietin and a nonerythropoietic erythropoietin derivative
    Giovanni Grasso
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Palermo, Italy
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:310-8. 2006
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  78. ncbi request reprint Does administration of recombinant human erythropoietin attenuate the increase of S-100 protein observed in cerebrospinal fluid after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage?
    Giovanni Grasso
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Messina, Policlinico Universitario, Italy
    J Neurosurg 96:565-70. 2002
    ....
  79. pmc Beneficial effects of systemic administration of recombinant human erythropoietin in rabbits subjected to subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Giovanni Grasso
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Messina, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:5627-31. 2002
    ..05), ischemic neuronal damage (P < 0.001), and subsequent neurological deterioration (P < 0.05). These observations suggest that r-Hu-EPO may provide an effective treatment to reduce the post-SAH morbidity...
  80. ncbi request reprint Assessment of human brain water content by cerebral bioelectrical impedance analysis: a new technique and its application to cerebral pathological conditions
    Giovanni Grasso
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Neurosurgery 50:1064-72; discussion 1072-4. 2002
    ..We present a quantitative, in vivo, bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) method and propose its use for the accurate assessment of brain water content among human subjects...
  81. ncbi request reprint Experimental models of acute renal failure and erythropoietin: what evidence of a direct effect?
    Alessio Sturiale
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chair of Nephrology, University of Messina, Italy
    Ren Fail 29:379-86. 2007
    ..Very long-acting molecules or molecules with cyto-protective but no erythropoietic effect may represent useful tools in the study of the molecular mechanisms underlying EPO's action and may have a rapid and safe therapeutic application...
  82. ncbi request reprint Osteoprotegerin, IL-6, IL-1, TNF-alpha and TGF-beta concentrations during acetate-free biofiltration
    Michele Buemi
    Unita di Terapia Subintensiva Metabolica e Dialitica, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Nephrol 18:148-53. 2005
    ..It is our opinion that the lack of correlation between serum concentrations, observed in our study, could not exclude the presence of local interferences between OPG and the other cytokines...
  83. ncbi request reprint Endothelin-1 concentrations in cord blood of neonates with meconium-stained amniotic fluid
    Marina Gemelli
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Perinat Med 33:259-61. 2005
    ..The effects of meconium-stained amniotic fluid (MSAF) on cord blood endothelin-1 (ET-1) concentrations have not been explored...
  84. ncbi request reprint Raxofelast, a hydrophilic vitamin E-like antioxidant, stimulates wound healing in genetically diabetic mice
    M Galeano
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University Hospital, University of Messina, ViaScite, 23 I-98124 Messina, Italy
    Surgery 129:467-77. 2001
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  85. ncbi request reprint Effects of hormonal replacement therapy on bone metabolism in young adults with beta-thalassemia major
    A Lasco
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Osteoporos Int 12:570-5. 2001
    ..Consequently, sex hormone replacement therapy represents an appropriate tool in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in thalassemics, probably together with bisphosphonates in cases with severely increased bone resorption...
  86. doi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) reflects iron status in haemodialysis patients
    Davide Bolignano
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chair of Nephrology, University of Messina, UOC Nefrologia e Dialisi, Catanzaro, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3398-403. 2009
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  87. ncbi request reprint Aquaretic agents: what's beyond the treatment of hyponatremia?
    Davide Bolignano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 13:865-71. 2007
    ..However, the future probably holds the promise of new and unexpected applications for this type of drug in the treatment of several conditions, including polycystic kidney and glomerular disease, glaucoma and Meniere's syndrome...
  88. ncbi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in patients with autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Davide Bolignano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Am J Nephrol 27:373-8. 2007
    ..Finally, our last finding that patients with HCG showed higher levels of NGAL suggests that this protein could be also involved in the cyst growth process, as previously reported about epithelial and tumoral expansion...
  89. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human erythropoietin stimulates angiogenesis and healing of ischemic skin wounds
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Shock 22:169-73. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that erythropoietin may be an effective therapeutic approach in improving healing in ischemic skin wounds...
  90. doi request reprint Increased plasma neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin levels predict mortality in elderly patients with chronic heart failure
    Davide Bolignano
    Department of Nephrology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Rejuvenation Res 12:7-14. 2009
    ....
  91. doi request reprint Pregnancy in uremic patients: an eventful journey
    Davide Bolignano
    Chair of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:137-43. 2008
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Effects of alpha- and beta-adrenergic stimulation on free magnesium concentrations in platelets from healthy and obese individuals
    A Malara
    Department of Internal Medicine, Policlinico Universitario, University of Messina, Italy
    Magnes Res 14:263-72. 2001
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  93. doi request reprint Genistein effects on quantitative ultrasound parameters and bone mineral density in osteopenic postmenopausal women
    M Atteritano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Osteoporos Int 20:1947-54. 2009
    ..We concluded that genistein prevented bone loss in the osteopenic postmenopausal women and improves QUS parameters at the calcaneus and phalanges...
  94. ncbi request reprint Management of patients after renal graft loss: an open question for nephrologists
    Giuseppe Coppolino
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Ren Fail 28:203-10. 2006
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Neurobiological model and quality of life in discovering personality of the uremic patient
    Giuseppe Coppolino
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Via Gazzi 9, Messina, Italy
    J Nephrol 21:S139-45. 2008
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  96. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin prevents cognition impairment induced by transient brain ischemia in gerbils
    Maria A Catania
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, Section of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Via Consolare Valeria, Policlinico Universitario Torre Biologica No 5 piano 98124 Messina, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 437:147-50. 2002
    ..These data indicate that recombinant human erythropoietin neuroprotective effects in brain ischemia are associated with the preservation of learning function...
  97. doi request reprint Circulating progenitor cells after cold pressor test in hypertensive and uremic patients
    Giuseppe Coppolino
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Hypertens Res 31:717-24. 2008
    ..CPT caused an increase in adhesion soluble molecules. Discrepancies in the numbers of HSCs and EPCs in CKD patients could suggest a specific impairment in blood vessel remodeling correlated with recognized endothelial dysfunction...
  98. ncbi request reprint Experimental therapies in renal replacement: the effect of two different potassium acetate-free biofiltration protocols on striated muscle fibers
    Giuseppe Coppolino
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Ther Apher Dial 11:375-81. 2007
    ..AFB(K) can minimize the negative effects of standard AFB treatment on neuromuscular excitability, most likely through a more gentle variation of potassium levels during dialysis...
  99. ncbi request reprint Impaired antiviral activity of monocytes from patients on hemodiafiltration
    Adriana Arena
    Unit of Microbiology, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Messina, Messina Italy
    J Nephrol 20:560-7. 2007
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  100. ncbi request reprint NGAL is a precocious marker of therapeutic response
    Valeria Cernaro
    University of Messina, Department of Internal Medicine, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 17:844-9. 2011
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint Immune dysfunction and cytokine production in hemodialysis. Could they be lessened by vitamin E-coated dialyzer membrane?
    Massimino Senatore
    Nephron 92:758-62. 2002