V Coiro

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Affiliation: University of Parma
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Glucoreceptors located in the brain mediate NPY release induced by hypoglycemia in normal men
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Regul Pept 172:41-3. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum total prostate-specific antigen assay in women with Cushing's disease or alcohol-dependent pseudo-Cushing's State
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Horm Res 61:148-52. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Glucoreceptors located inside the blood-brain barrier mediate hypoglycemia-induced LH inhibition in man
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Horm Res 61:218-21. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of growth hormone secretion in mild primary hyperparathyroidism
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, School of Medicine, Parma, Italy
    Horm Res 62:88-91. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Effect of naloxone on somatostatin inhibition of arginine vasopressin response to physical exercise in normal men
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Neural Transm 115:803-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Oxytocin inhibits the stimulatory effect of ghrelin on circulating neuropeptide Y levels in humans
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Via A Gramsci, 14 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Neural Transm 115:1265-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Adrenocorticotropin/cortisol and arginine-vasopressin secretory patterns in response to ghrelin in normal men
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Neuroendocrinology 81:103-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint High-calcium mineral water as a calcium supplementing measure for post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 33:7-13. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Different plasma neuropeptide Y concentrations in women athletes with and without menstrual cyclicity
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Fertil Steril 85:767-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of moderate ethanol drinking on the GH and cortisol responses to physical exercise
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 28:145-8. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Glucoreceptors located in the brain mediate NPY release induced by hypoglycemia in normal men
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Regul Pept 172:41-3. 2011
    ..Furthermore, since glucose but not fructose crosses the blood-brain-barrier (BBB), the NPY increase during ITT appears to be generated by low glucose concentrations at the level of glucosensitive areas located inside the brain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum total prostate-specific antigen assay in women with Cushing's disease or alcohol-dependent pseudo-Cushing's State
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Horm Res 61:148-52. 2004
    ..In fact, serum total PSA concentrations appear to be higher in female patients with Cushing's disease than in normal women. We wondered whether a similar phenomenon also occurs in pseudo-Cushing's state...
  3. ncbi request reprint Glucoreceptors located inside the blood-brain barrier mediate hypoglycemia-induced LH inhibition in man
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Horm Res 61:218-21. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of growth hormone secretion in mild primary hyperparathyroidism
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, School of Medicine, Parma, Italy
    Horm Res 62:88-91. 2004
    ..We wondered whether also patients in these latter conditions show a defective GH secretory pattern...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of naloxone on somatostatin inhibition of arginine vasopressin response to physical exercise in normal men
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Neural Transm 115:803-7. 2008
    ..Furthermore, naloxone-sensitive endogenous opioids appear to play a role in the mechanism underlying SRIH inhibitory action, but not in mediation of the AVP response to physical exercise...
  6. doi request reprint Oxytocin inhibits the stimulatory effect of ghrelin on circulating neuropeptide Y levels in humans
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Via A Gramsci, 14 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Neural Transm 115:1265-7. 2008
    ..When OT was present, ghrelin-induced NPY increment was completely abolished. Results show that oxytocin modulates the NPY response to ghrelin, whereas it is unable to produce direct inhibitions of basal circulating NPY levels...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adrenocorticotropin/cortisol and arginine-vasopressin secretory patterns in response to ghrelin in normal men
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Neuroendocrinology 81:103-6. 2005
    ..These observations support the hypothesis that AVP mediates ghrelin-induced ACTH secretion in normal men...
  8. ncbi request reprint High-calcium mineral water as a calcium supplementing measure for post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 33:7-13. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to test the possibility of enhancing blood calcium levels in totally thyroidectomized patients by supplementation with 1 L/d carbonate-bicarbonate-high-calcium mineral water...
  9. ncbi request reprint Different plasma neuropeptide Y concentrations in women athletes with and without menstrual cyclicity
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Fertil Steril 85:767-9. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of moderate ethanol drinking on the GH and cortisol responses to physical exercise
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 28:145-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of moderate amounts of ethanol on the GH and cortisol responses to physical exercise...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of ghrelin on circulating neuropeptide Y levels in humans
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 27:755-7. 2006
    ..In contrast, until now no evidence of ghrelin-NPY interaction in humans has been provided. In the present study, we examined whether ghrelin influences NPY secretion in normal men...
  12. ncbi request reprint Free fatty acids inhibit adrenocorticotropin and cortisol secretion stimulated by physical exercise in normal men
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:740-3. 2007
    ..The basal circulating levels of ACTH and cortisol, but not the ACTH/cortisol response to hCRH, are significantly reduced by free fatty acid (FFA) infusion...
  13. doi request reprint Naloxone decreases the inhibitory effect of ethanol on the release of arginine-vasopressin induced by physical exercise in man
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Neural Transm 116:1065-9. 2009
    ..Furthermore, naloxone-sensitive endogenous opioids appear to play a role in the mechanism underlying ethanol inhibitory action, but not in mediation of the AVP response to physical exercise...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of serotonergic system on AVP secretion induced by physical exercise
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Neuropeptides 44:53-6. 2010
    ..On the other hand, 5-HT1A and 5-HT1D serotonergic receptors do not appear to be involved in the control of AVP secretion during exercise...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of physical training on age-related reduction of GH secretion during exercise in normally cycling women
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Via A Gramsci 14, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Maturitas 65:392-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether prolonged physical activity (25 km/week running for 8 years) modifies GH decline...
  16. doi request reprint Inhibitory effect of somatostatin on the NPY response to insulin-induced hypoglycemia and the role of endogenous opioids
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Regul Pept 170:62-4. 2011
    ..In contrast, since naloxone reversed the inhibiting effect of SRIH, an involvement of opioid peptides in the SRIH action may be supposed...
  17. pmc Naloxone decreases the inhibitory effect of alprazolam on the release of adrenocorticotropin/cortisol induced by physical exercise in man
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 71:951-5. 2011
    ..Alprazolam (ALP), a benzodiazepine activating GABAergic receptors, is involved in ACTH secretion...
  18. doi request reprint Somatostatin reduces neuropeptide Y rise induced by physical exercise
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 43:361-3. 2011
    ..These data suggest the involvement of a somatostatinergic mechanism in the regulation of NPY response to physical exercise...
  19. doi request reprint Naloxone decreases the inhibitory effect of somatostatin on GH release induced by cigarette smoking in man
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Via A Gramsci 14, 43126, Parma, Italy
    J Neural Transm 118:1173-5. 2011
    ..Alternatively, SRIH and naloxone-sensitive opiates might produce this inhibiting effect on GH rise in response to cigarette smoking through independent pathways...
  20. doi request reprint Increased arginine-vasopressin response to hypertonic stimulation and upright posture in idiopathic hyperprolactinemia
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Italy
    Regul Pept 167:167-9. 2011
    ..These results indicate that in women hyperprolactinemia influences the AVP response to hyperosmotic and hypovolemic stimuli...
  21. doi request reprint Oxytocin does not modify GH, ACTH, cortisol and prolactin responses to Ghrelin in normal men
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Neuropeptides 45:139-42. 2011
    ..In order to test the possible effect of Oxytocin (OT) on Ghrelin-stimulated GH, PRL, ACTH and cortisol, ten healthy normal men were studied...
  22. doi request reprint Inhibitory effect of dexamethasone on arginine-vasopressin release induced by physical exercise in man
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Investig Med 59:599-601. 2011
    ..Our results demonstrate a partial inhibition induced by glucocorticoids of AVP neurosecretion during cycle ergometer tests...
  23. doi request reprint Systemic oxytocin administration modulates NPY response to insulin-induced hypoglycemia in man
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 43:146-7. 2011
    ..The finding demonstrates for the first time in humans that the systemic administration of OT exerts an inhibitory effect on the NPY rise caused by insulin-induced hypoglycemia...
  24. doi request reprint Stimulatory effect of naloxone on plasma cortisol in human: Possible direct stimulatory action at the adrenal cortex
    V Coiro
    Dept of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Regul Pept 166:1-2. 2011
    ..Patients with hypothalamo-pituitary disconnection because of various pathologies (craniopharingioma, cordoma, suprasellar meningioma, or pituitary macroadenoma) participated in the study...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of naloxone on the inhibitory effect of melatonin on the release of arginine-vasopressin induced by physical exercise in man
    Vittorio Coiro
    Dept Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Via Gramsci 14 I 43126 Parma, Italy
    Regul Pept 162:1-4. 2010
    ..Our data indicate that naloxone-sensitive endogenous opiates mediate the inhibitory modulation exerted by melatonin on the AVP response to physical exercise...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adrenocorticotropic hormone/cortisol response to physical exercise in abstinent alcoholic patients
    Vittorio Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:901-6. 2007
    ..Alterations in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis in alcoholic patients have been reported in various experimental conditions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Different control mechanisms of growth hormone (GH) secretion between gamma-amino- and gamma-hydroxy-butyric acid: neuroendocrine evidence in Parkinson's disease
    R Volpi
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 22:531-8. 1997
    ..In addition, the former, but not the latter mechanism appears to be preserved in the parkinsonian brain...
  28. ncbi request reprint Difference between diabetic and nondiabetic smokers in the pituitary response to physical exercise
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Metabolism 53:1140-4. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the data show that the effect induced by habitual smoking is absent in diabetics, probably because of diabetes-induced neuroendocrine alterations in the central nervous system...
  29. ncbi request reprint Role of GABA and opioids in the regulation of the vasopressin response to physical exercise in normal men
    P Chiodera
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    Regul Pept 49:57-63. 1993
    ..Furthermore, the data argue against a role of naloxone sensitive endogenous opioids in the control of AVP during exercise, whereas they suggest a partial opioid mediation of the GABAergic inhibitory action...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dopaminergic and cholinergic involvement in the inhibitory effect of dexamethasone on the TSH response to TRH
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Italy
    J Investig Med 48:133-6. 2000
    ..We measured the TSH response to TRH and serum-free T4 and T3 levels. The study group comprised 18 normal men (age 24-35) within 10% of the ideal body weight, randomly divided into 3 groups of six...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of physiological exercise on osteocalcin levels in subjects with adrenal incidentaloma
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Via Gramsci 14, Parma, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 35:357-8. 2012
    ..In the present study, we have evaluated whether physical exercise affect low osteocalcin concentrations observed in patients with subclinical hypercortisolism...
  32. ncbi request reprint 5-HT1-, but not 5-HT2-serotonergic, M1-, M2-muscarinic cholinergic or dopaminergic receptors mediate the ACTH/cortisol response to metoclopramide in man
    V Coiro
    University Clinic of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    Horm Res 33:233-8. 1990
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  33. ncbi request reprint Desmopressin and hexarelin tests in alcohol-induced pseudo-Cushing's syndrome
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, RIA Laboratory, Hospital of Guastalla, Guastalla, Italy
    J Intern Med 247:667-73. 2000
    ..Patients with Cushing's disease are known to have high ACTH/cortisol responses to desmopressin (DDAVP, a vasopressin analogue) and to hexarelin (HEX, a synthetic GH-releasing peptide)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of nitric oxide on basal and TRH-or metoclopramide-stimulated prolactin release in normal men. volpi@ipruniv.cce.unipr.it
    R Volpi
    University Clinic of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    Neuropeptides 32:563-6. 1998
    ..These data suggest that in humans, NO is not involved in the control of PRL release at the anterior pituitary level...
  35. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous inhibition by pirenzepine of the GH responses to GnRH and TRH in insulin-dependent diabetics and in patients with major depression
    V Coiro
    University Clinic of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    Acta Endocrinol (Copenh) 120:143-8. 1989
    ..These data indicate that a muscarinic cholinergic mechanism is involved in the anomalous responses of GH to GnRH and TRH in diabetic men and in male patients affected by major depression...
  36. ncbi request reprint Stimulation of ACTH and GH release by angiotensin II in normal men is mediated by the AT1 receptor subtype
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    Regul Pept 74:27-30. 1998
    ..These data provide evidence of AT1 receptor involvement in mediation of the ANG-II stimulating effect on ACTH and GH secretion...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of dexamethasone on TSH secretion induced by TRH in human obesity
    V Coiro
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Parma, Italy
    J Investig Med 49:330-4. 2001
    ..The TRH plus dex test might be useful in future studies to understand the mechanisms underlying alterations in TSH secretion in obesity...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of cigarette smoking on ACTH/cortisol secretion in alcoholic after short- and medium-term abstinence
    V Coiro
    Centro di Alcologia Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Sciente Bionediche, Parma, Italy
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 23:1515-8. 1999
    ..All subjects were regular cigarette smokers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of aging on the arginine-vasopressin response to physostigmine and angiotensin II in normal men
    P Chiodera
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    J Investig Med 48:203-6. 2000
    ..These data suggest age-related enhancement of the stimulatory regulation exerted by cholinergic- and ANG II-mediated neurotransmission on AVP secretion...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of oxytocin on nitric oxide activity controlling gonadotropin secretion in humans
    P Chiodera
    University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 33:402-5. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Graves' disease in interferon-alpha-treated and untreated patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Roberta Minelli
    Cattedra di Endocrinologia, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Investig Med 53:26-30. 2005
    ..Further studies are needed to establish whether the two types of GD differ not only from a clinical point of view but also because of different underlying pathogenetic mechanisms...
  42. ncbi request reprint Is steroid therapy needed in the treatment of destructive thyrotoxicosis induced by alpha-interferon in chronic hepatitis C?
    Roberta Minelli
    Universita di Parma, Italia
    Horm Res 63:194-9. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Extraprostatic complications of testosterone replacement therapy
    R Volpi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:75-7. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Different control of GH secretion by gamma-amino- and gamma-hydroxy-butyric acid in 4-year abstinent alcoholics
    P P Vescovi
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Scienze Biomediche, Centro di Alcologia, Via A Gramsci 14, 43 100 Parma, Italy
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:217-21. 2001
    ..The data also indicates that the GHB--but not the GABA--stimulated pathway returns to normal in alcoholics after 4 years abstinence...
  45. ncbi request reprint Muscarinic cholinergic mediation of the GH response to gamma-hydroxybutyric acid: neuroendocrine evidence in normal and parkinsonian subjects
    R Volpi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 25:179-85. 2000
    ..These data indicate that a cholinergic mechanism mediates the GH response to GHB in normal men. In addition the data indicate that this pathway is preserved in the parkinsonian brain...
  46. ncbi request reprint The nocturnal serum thyrotropin surge is inhibited in patients with adrenal incidentaloma
    Vittorio Coiro
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Scienze Biomediche, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita di Parma, Italy
    J Investig Med 50:350-4; discussion 354-5. 2002
    ..Alterations in hypothalamic-pituitary function have been described in patients with incidentally discovered adrenal adenomas and have been attributed to their subtle hypercortisolemic status...