Pasquale Caponnetto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Catania
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Electronic cigarette: current overview and future perspectives]
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la prevenzione e la cura del tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Università di Catania Dipartimento di biomedicina clinica e molecolare, Universita di Catania
    Epidemiol Prev 38:138-41. 2014
  2. pmc Smoking cessation and reduction in schizophrenia (SCARIS) with e-cigarette: study protocol for a randomized control trial
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Smoking Prevention Cessation Centre, A, O, U, Policlinico V, Emanuele, Department of Clinical and Molecular Biomedicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Trials 15:88. 2014
  3. doi request reprint "Dangerous relationships": asthma and substance abuse
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Smoking Prevention Cessation Centre, A O U, Policlinico V Emanuele, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Addict Dis 32:158-67. 2013
  4. pmc Impact of an electronic cigarette on smoking reduction and cessation in schizophrenic smokers: a prospective 12-month pilot study
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    CTA Villa Chiara Psychiatric Rehabilitation Clinic and Research, Mascalucia, Catania 95030, Italy
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:446-61. 2013
  5. pmc Successful smoking cessation with electronic cigarettes in smokers with a documented history of recurring relapses: a case series
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo CPCT, Dipartimento di Biomedicina Clinica e Molecolare, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria V, Emanuele Policlinico, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Med Case Rep 5:585. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The emerging phenomenon of electronic cigarettes
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la prevenzione e cura del tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Expert Rev Respir Med 6:63-74. 2012
  7. pmc EffiCiency and Safety of an eLectronic cigAreTte (ECLAT) as tobacco cigarettes substitute: a prospective 12-month randomized control design study
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la prevenzione e cura del tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico V Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e66317. 2013
  8. pmc Greater severity of new onset asthma in allergic subjects who smoke: a 10-year longitudinal study
    Riccardo Polosa
    Dipartimento di biomedicina clinica e molecolare S, Marta Hospital, azienda ospedaliero universitaria O V E, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Respir Res 12:16. 2011
  9. pmc Effect of an electronic nicotine delivery device (e-Cigarette) on smoking reduction and cessation: a prospective 6-month pilot study
    Riccardo Polosa
    Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo CPCT, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    BMC Public Health 11:786. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of Post Cessation Weight Gain in a 1-Year Randomized Smoking Cessation Trial of Electronic Cigarettes
    Cristina Russo
    Centro per la prevenzione e cura del tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico V Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Sci Rep 6:18763. 2016

Collaborators

  • Fabio Cibella
  • Wael K Al-Delaimy
  • Eugenio Aguglia
  • Giuseppe Minutolo
  • Brad Rodu
  • Tjana Antic
  • James D Knoke
  • Riccardo Polosa
  • Cristina Russo
  • Davide Campagna
  • Marilena Maglia
  • Jaymin B Morjaria
  • Giovita Piccillo
  • Massimo Caruso
  • Giuseppina Casella
  • Maria Sarvà
  • Enrico Mondati
  • Evelise Frazzetto
  • Jacques Le-Houezec
  • Alfredo Fisichella
  • Eliana Battaglia
  • Jaymin Morjaria
  • MariaDomenica Amaradio
  • Angela Alamo
  • Simona Strano
  • Cirino Raciti
  • Gaetano Bertino
  • Gabriella Papale
  • Stefania Mancuso
  • Lidia Proietti
  • Chiara Oliveri
  • Sheila Barton
  • Annalisa Di Maria
  • Alfio Origlio
  • Agata Bonaccorsi

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint [Electronic cigarette: current overview and future perspectives]
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la prevenzione e la cura del tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Università di Catania Dipartimento di biomedicina clinica e molecolare, Universita di Catania
    Epidemiol Prev 38:138-41. 2014
    ..In this short article, we will consider the doubts, evaluate the evidence and formulate some proposals for a more equitable and balanced regulation of these products. ..
  2. pmc Smoking cessation and reduction in schizophrenia (SCARIS) with e-cigarette: study protocol for a randomized control trial
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Smoking Prevention Cessation Centre, A, O, U, Policlinico V, Emanuele, Department of Clinical and Molecular Biomedicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Trials 15:88. 2014
    ..To date there are no large randomized trials of electronic cigarettes in schizophrenic smokers. A well-designed trial is needed to compare efficacy and safety of these products in this special population...
  3. doi request reprint "Dangerous relationships": asthma and substance abuse
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Smoking Prevention Cessation Centre, A O U, Policlinico V Emanuele, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Addict Dis 32:158-67. 2013
    ..Abused drug has been shown to accelerate the decline in lung function and to increase numbers of life-threatening asthma attacks, and greater asthma mortality. ..
  4. pmc Impact of an electronic cigarette on smoking reduction and cessation in schizophrenic smokers: a prospective 12-month pilot study
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    CTA Villa Chiara Psychiatric Rehabilitation Clinic and Research, Mascalucia, Catania 95030, Italy
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:446-61. 2013
    ..Efficacy and safety of these devices in long-term smoking cessation and/or smoking reduction studies have never been investigated for this special population...
  5. pmc Successful smoking cessation with electronic cigarettes in smokers with a documented history of recurring relapses: a case series
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo CPCT, Dipartimento di Biomedicina Clinica e Molecolare, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria V, Emanuele Policlinico, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Med Case Rep 5:585. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  6. doi request reprint The emerging phenomenon of electronic cigarettes
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la prevenzione e cura del tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Expert Rev Respir Med 6:63-74. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc EffiCiency and Safety of an eLectronic cigAreTte (ECLAT) as tobacco cigarettes substitute: a prospective 12-month randomized control design study
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la prevenzione e cura del tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico V Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e66317. 2013
    ..The study consisted of nine visits during which cig/day use and exhaled carbon monoxide (eCO) levels were measured. Smoking reduction and abstinence rates were calculated. Adverse events and product preferences were also reviewed...
  8. pmc Greater severity of new onset asthma in allergic subjects who smoke: a 10-year longitudinal study
    Riccardo Polosa
    Dipartimento di biomedicina clinica e molecolare S, Marta Hospital, azienda ospedaliero universitaria O V E, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Respir Res 12:16. 2011
    ..Little is known about the association between cigarette smoking and asthma severity. We assessed smoking as a determinant of disease severity and control in a cohort of clinic-referred allergic subjects who developed new onset asthma...
  9. pmc Effect of an electronic nicotine delivery device (e-Cigarette) on smoking reduction and cessation: a prospective 6-month pilot study
    Riccardo Polosa
    Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo CPCT, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    BMC Public Health 11:786. 2011
    ..Efficacy and safety of these devices in long-term smoking cessation and/or smoking reduction studies have never been investigated...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of Post Cessation Weight Gain in a 1-Year Randomized Smoking Cessation Trial of Electronic Cigarettes
    Cristina Russo
    Centro per la prevenzione e cura del tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico V Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Sci Rep 6:18763. 2016
    ..Smokers who quit smoking by switching to ECs may limit their post-cessation weight gain, with substantial reversal in weight gain being manifest at late time points. ..
  11. doi request reprint Circulating endothelial-coagulative activation markers after smoking cessation: a 12-month observational study
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la prevenzione e cura del tabagismo, azienda ospedaliero universitaria O V E, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 41:616-26. 2011
    ..Here, we prospectively monitored changes in circulating endothelial-coagulative activation markers in smokers undertaking smoking cessation...
  12. pmc A fresh look at tobacco harm reduction: the case for the electronic cigarette
    Riccardo Polosa
    Presidio G, Rodolico Unità Operativa di Medicina Interna e Medicina d Urgenza, Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo CPCT, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Harm Reduct J 10:19. 2013
    ..The focus of this article is on the health effects of using an E-cig, with consideration given to the acceptability, safety and effectiveness of this product as a long-term substitute for smoking...
  13. doi request reprint Effectiveness and tolerability of electronic cigarette in real-life: a 24-month prospective observational study
    Riccardo Polosa
    Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo CPCT, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico V Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 9:537-46. 2014
    ..Withdrawal symptoms were uncommon. Long-term e-Cigarette use can substantially decrease cigarette consumption in smokers not willing to quit and is well tolerated. ( http://ClinicalTrials.govnumberNCT01195597 )...
  14. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking is associated with a greater risk of incident asthma in allergic rhinitis
    Riccardo Polosa
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1428-34. 2008
    ..Sensitization to allergen has been shown to be one of the strongest determinants of incident asthma, but little is known about the effects of cigarette smoking among individuals with allergic rhinitis...
  15. doi request reprint Smoking cessation: present status and future perspectives
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la prevenzione e cura del tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico V Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 12:229-37. 2012
    ..Here we will review efficacy and safety data from human clinical trials of current and emerging therapies and tools which are approved or undergoing investigation...
  16. pmc Success rates with nicotine personal vaporizers: a prospective 6-month pilot study of smokers not intending to quit
    Riccardo Polosa
    Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo CPCT, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    BMC Public Health 14:1159. 2014
    ..Second generation devices (personal vaporisers - PVs) may result in much higher quit rates, but their efficacy and safety in smoking cessation and/or reduction in clinical trials is unreported...
  17. pmc Effect of smoking abstinence and reduction in asthmatic smokers switching to electronic cigarettes: evidence for harm reversal
    Riccardo Polosa
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Biomedicine, University of Catania, Catania 95125, Italy
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:4965-77. 2014
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in airway hyperresponsiveness following smoking cessation: comparisons between Mch and AMP
    Giovita Piccillo
    Smoking Cessation Research Centre, Department of Internal and Specialistic Medicine, University of Catania, Ascoli Tomaselli Hospitals, 95125 Catania, Italy
    Respir Med 102:256-65. 2008
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Common predictors of smoking cessation in clinical practice
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la prevenzione e cura del tabagismo, Department of Internal and Specialistic Medicine, University of Catania, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Vittorio Emanuele Ferrarotto Santo Bambino, 95124 Catania, Italy
    Respir Med 102:1182-92. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present article is to review those predictors of smoking cessation that can be of help in routine clinical consultation...
  20. ncbi request reprint What to advise to respiratory patients intending to use electronic cigarettes
    Riccardo Polosa
    Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo CPCT, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico V Emanuele, Catania, Italy Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy UOC di Medicina Interna e d Urgenza, Edificio 4, Piano 3, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Policlinico V Emanuele, Catania, Italy
    Discov Med 20:155-61. 2015
    ..Regular EC use is unlikely to raise significant health concerns and can lead to health improvement in the respiratory patient who makes the switch from tobacco smoking. ..
  21. pmc Quit and smoking reduction rates in vape shop consumers: a prospective 12-month survey
    Riccardo Polosa
    Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo CPCT, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania 95100, Italy
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:3428-38. 2015
    ..Here, we present results from a prospective pilot study that was aimed at surveying changes in daily cigarette consumption in smokers making their first purchase at vape shops. Modifications in products purchase were also noted...
  22. pmc Therapeutic advances in the treatment of nicotine addiction: present and future
    Giuseppina Casella
    Giuseppina Casella, MD Pasquale Caponnetto, MD Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, V Emanuele Policlinico, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Ther Adv Chronic Dis 1:95-106. 2010
    ..These include nicotine vaccines and monoamine type B inhibitors. In this review article we discuss current and emerging pharmacotherapies for tobacco dependence focusing on their mechanisms of action, efficacy and adverse event profiles...
  23. doi request reprint Handling relapse in smoking cessation: strategies and recommendations
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo CPCT, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 8:7-12. 2013
    ..This article is intended to address the challenge of managing smokers who relapse in the course of a smoking cessation program. This knowledge may lead to an improved smoking cessation outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use cessation counseling of parents
    Pasquale Caponnetto
    Smoking Prevention and Cessation Centre, Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine, University of Catania, Vittorio Emanuele Hospitals, Catania, Italy
    Curr Opin Pediatr 20:729-33. 2008
    ..This article reviews the recommendations of the 2008 update of the guideline Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence and their application in the pediatric setting...