Alessandra Cassio

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison between liquid and tablet formulations of levothyroxine in the initial treatment of congenital hypothyroidism
    Alessandra Cassio
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr 162:1264-9, 1269.e1-2. 2013
  2. pmc Current loss-of-function mutations in the thyrotropin receptor gene: when to investigate, clinical effects, and treatment
    Alessandra Cassio
    Department of Gynaecologic, Obstetric and Paediatric Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 5:29-39. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Long-term clinical significance of thyroid autoimmunity in children with celiac disease
    Alessandra Cassio
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 11, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr 156:292-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the natural course of idiopathic subclinical hypothyroidism in childhood and adolescence
    Malgorzata Wasniewska
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 160:417-21. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Peculiarities of Graves' disease in children and adolescents with Down's syndrome
    Filippo De Luca
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Messina, 98124 Messina, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 162:591-5. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Thyrotropin-stimulating hormone receptor gene analysis in pediatric patients with non-autoimmune subclinical hypothyroidism
    Annalisa Nicoletti
    Department of Gynaecologic, Obstetric, and Paediatric Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4187-94. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment for congenital hypothyroidism: thyroxine alone or thyroxine plus triiodothyronine?
    Alessandra Cassio
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pediatrics 111:1055-60. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Psychological and behavioural aspects in children and adolescents with congenital hypothyroidism diagnosed by neonatal screening: comparison between parents' and children's perceptions
    Nicoletta Bisacchi
    Department of Gynaecologic, Obstetric and Paediatric Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:269-76. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint CYP21 genotype, adult height, and pubertal development in 55 patients treated for 21-hydroxylase deficiency
    Antonio Balsamo
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna and S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5680-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint In congenital hypothyroidism bone maturation at birth may be a predictive factor of psychomotor development during the first Year of life irrespective of other variables related to treatment
    Malgorzata Wasniewska
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Messina, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 149:1-6. 2003

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  1. doi request reprint Comparison between liquid and tablet formulations of levothyroxine in the initial treatment of congenital hypothyroidism
    Alessandra Cassio
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr 162:1264-9, 1269.e1-2. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effects of liquid (drops) and tablet formulations of levothyroxine in homogeneous groups of infants with congenital hypothyroidism (CH) as diagnosed through neonatal screening...
  2. pmc Current loss-of-function mutations in the thyrotropin receptor gene: when to investigate, clinical effects, and treatment
    Alessandra Cassio
    Department of Gynaecologic, Obstetric and Paediatric Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 5:29-39. 2013
    ..Together with standard criteria we recommend also an accurate clinical work-up to select patients who are candidates for a LOF TSHR mutation...
  3. doi request reprint Long-term clinical significance of thyroid autoimmunity in children with celiac disease
    Alessandra Cassio
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 11, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr 156:292-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate the long-term outcome of thyroid function and autoimmunity in a large series of children with celiac disease...
  4. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the natural course of idiopathic subclinical hypothyroidism in childhood and adolescence
    Malgorzata Wasniewska
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 160:417-21. 2009
    ..To prospectively evaluate the course of subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) in children and adolescents with no underlying diseases and no risk factors, which might interfere with the progression of SH...
  5. doi request reprint Peculiarities of Graves' disease in children and adolescents with Down's syndrome
    Filippo De Luca
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Messina, 98124 Messina, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 162:591-5. 2010
    ..To compare the presentation and clinical course of Graves' disease (GD) in two pediatric populations consisting of 28 patients with Down's syndrome (DS) and 109 controls without DS respectively...
  6. doi request reprint Thyrotropin-stimulating hormone receptor gene analysis in pediatric patients with non-autoimmune subclinical hypothyroidism
    Annalisa Nicoletti
    Department of Gynaecologic, Obstetric, and Paediatric Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4187-94. 2009
    ..Mutations in TSH receptor (TSHR) are notoriously associated with congenital hypothyroidism as well as with non-autoimmune subclinical hypothyroidism, a mild form of TSH resistance that is not as well characterized by diagnostic procedures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment for congenital hypothyroidism: thyroxine alone or thyroxine plus triiodothyronine?
    Alessandra Cassio
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pediatrics 111:1055-60. 2003
    ..To compare the effects of therapy with thyroxine (T4) plus triiodothyronine (T3) versus T4 alone from the first days of life in screened congenital hypothyroid (CH) infants...
  8. doi request reprint Psychological and behavioural aspects in children and adolescents with congenital hypothyroidism diagnosed by neonatal screening: comparison between parents' and children's perceptions
    Nicoletta Bisacchi
    Department of Gynaecologic, Obstetric and Paediatric Sciences, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:269-76. 2011
    ..To compare the psychological adjustment and behaviour of congenital hypothyroidism (CH) children and their parents with a control group...
  9. ncbi request reprint CYP21 genotype, adult height, and pubertal development in 55 patients treated for 21-hydroxylase deficiency
    Antonio Balsamo
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna and S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5680-8. 2003
    ..Genotypic analysis helped to interpret the height results of our cases and prospectively may represent a useful tool for improving the therapeutic choice and the height outcome...
  10. ncbi request reprint In congenital hypothyroidism bone maturation at birth may be a predictive factor of psychomotor development during the first Year of life irrespective of other variables related to treatment
    Malgorzata Wasniewska
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Messina, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 149:1-6. 2003
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  11. ncbi request reprint A new DAX1 gene mutation associated with congenital adrenal hypoplasia and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
    Antonio Balsamo
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Bologna, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 135:292-6. 2005
    ..Further investigations are needed to verify its causal role in AHC associated with HH...
  12. ncbi request reprint Active and total ghrelin concentrations in the newborn
    Piero Pirazzoli
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Applied Biomedical Research, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 18:379-84. 2005
    ..An acyl modification is indispensable for biological activity. Acylated and desacylated forms of ghrelin are both present in the blood. No data exist about the ratio between active ghrelin and total ghrelin in the first period of life...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reproductive outcome in patients treated and not treated for idiopathic early puberty: long-term results of a randomized trial in adults
    Alessandra Cassio
    Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr 149:532-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the adult reproductive outcome in girls with early puberty who participated in a previous random study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acute suppurative thyroiditis in childhood: spontaneous closure of sinus pyriform fistula may occur even very early
    Malgorzata Wasniewska
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Messina, Milano, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:75-7. 2007