G Corrao

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Affiliation: University of Milano-Bicocca
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Coffee, caffeine, and the risk of liver cirrhosis
    G Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Chair of Statistics in Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Milan Bicocca, Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi 8, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 11:458-65. 2001
  2. pmc Risk of severe upper gastrointestinal complications among oral bisphosphonate users
    Arianna Ghirardi
    Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, Division of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e73159. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint High-potency statins increase the risk of acute kidney injury: evidence from a large population-based study
    Giovanni Corrao
    Division of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Public Health, Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 234:224-9. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Oral bisphosphonates do not increase the risk of severe upper gastrointestinal complications: a nested case-control study
    Arianna Ghirardi
    Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi 8, 20126 Milan, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 14:5. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term use of statins reduces the risk of hospitalization for dementia
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, Division of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 230:171-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint External adjustment for unmeasured confounders improved drug-outcome association estimates based on health care utilization data
    Giovanni Corrao
    Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:1190-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Incidence of cardiovascular events in Italian patients with early discontinuations of antihypertensive, lipid-lowering, and antidiabetic treatments
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 25:549-55. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of enhancing adherence to therapy with statins in the setting of primary cardiovascular prevention. Evidence from an empirical approach based on administrative databases
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 217:479-85. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Evidence of tendinitis provoked by fluoroquinolone treatment: a case-control study
    Giovanni Corrao
    Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Drug Saf 29:889-96. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Persistence with oral and transdermal hormone replacement therapy and hospitalisation for cardiovascular outcomes
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Maturitas 57:315-24. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Coffee, caffeine, and the risk of liver cirrhosis
    G Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Chair of Statistics in Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Milan Bicocca, Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi 8, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 11:458-65. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effect of the consumption of caffeine-containing beverages on the risk of symptomatic liver cirrhosis (LC)...
  2. pmc Risk of severe upper gastrointestinal complications among oral bisphosphonate users
    Arianna Ghirardi
    Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, Division of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e73159. 2013
    ..Oral bisphosphonates (BPs) are the primary agents for the treatment of osteoporosis. Although BPs are generally well tolerated, serious gastrointestinal adverse events have been observed...
  3. ncbi request reprint High-potency statins increase the risk of acute kidney injury: evidence from a large population-based study
    Giovanni Corrao
    Division of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Public Health, Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 234:224-9. 2014
    ..To assess the association between acute kidney injury and exposure to either high-potency statins or low-potency statins...
  4. doi request reprint Oral bisphosphonates do not increase the risk of severe upper gastrointestinal complications: a nested case-control study
    Arianna Ghirardi
    Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi 8, 20126 Milan, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 14:5. 2014
    ..We conducted a large population-based study from a network of Italian healthcare utilization databases aimed to assess the UGIC risk associated with use of BPs in the setting of secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term use of statins reduces the risk of hospitalization for dementia
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, Division of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 230:171-6. 2013
    ..There is accumulating evidence that cholesterol may be implicated in the pathogenesis of dementia, and this has led us to assess the relationship between time spent with statins available and the risk of hospitalization for dementia...
  6. doi request reprint External adjustment for unmeasured confounders improved drug-outcome association estimates based on health care utilization data
    Giovanni Corrao
    Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:1190-9. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Incidence of cardiovascular events in Italian patients with early discontinuations of antihypertensive, lipid-lowering, and antidiabetic treatments
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 25:549-55. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of enhancing adherence to therapy with statins in the setting of primary cardiovascular prevention. Evidence from an empirical approach based on administrative databases
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 217:479-85. 2011
    ..To estimate the cost-effectiveness of enhancing adherence to statin therapy across a large population without signs of pre-existing cardiovascular disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evidence of tendinitis provoked by fluoroquinolone treatment: a case-control study
    Giovanni Corrao
    Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Drug Saf 29:889-96. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between the use of fluoroquinolone agents and the risk of tendinitis in a large population-based case-control study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Persistence with oral and transdermal hormone replacement therapy and hospitalisation for cardiovascular outcomes
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Maturitas 57:315-24. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Exploring the effect of transient exposure on the risk of acute events by means of time-window designs: an application to fluoroquinolone antibacterials and arrhythmia
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:31-7. 2006
    ..To compare different strategies in allocating time-window at risk and in choosing optimal comparator in the setting of proarrhythmic effects of antibacterial fluoroquinolones...
  12. ncbi request reprint Menopause hormone replacement therapy and cancer risk: an Italian record linkage investigation
    G Corrao
    Department of Statistics Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:150-5. 2008
    ..The effects of persistence with hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on the risk of hospitalization for cancer and of the route of HRT administration on the risk of breast and colorectal cancer were explored in a large cohort study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, antihypertensive therapy and renal-cell cancer: a meta-analysis
    Giovanni Corrao
    Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Curr Drug Saf 2:125-33. 2007
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  14. pmc Issues concerning the use of hormone replacement therapy and risk of fracture: a population-based, nested case-control study
    Giovanni Corrao
    Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:123-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the effect of duration, how recently it has been used, and age at start of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the risk of bone fracture...
  15. doi request reprint Better compliance to antihypertensive medications reduces cardiovascular risk
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Hypertens 29:610-8. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Multiple outcomes associated with the use of metformin and sulphonylureas in type 2 diabetes: a population-based cohort study in Italy
    Giovanni Corrao
    Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, University of Milano Bicocca, Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi, 8, Edificio U7, 20126, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 67:289-99. 2011
    ..To compare the effect of metformin and sulphonylureas on the risks of switching to insulin therapy, hospitalisation for macrovascular disease and all-cause mortality...
  17. doi request reprint Discontinuation of and changes in drug therapy for hypertension among newly-treated patients: a population-based study in Italy
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 26:819-24. 2008
    ..To assess rates and determinants of treatment discontinuation of or changes in initial antihypertensive drug therapy in a large cohort of patients from Lombardia (Italy)...
  18. doi request reprint Reduced discontinuation of antihypertensive treatment by two-drug combination as first step. Evidence from daily life practice
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 28:1584-90. 2010
    ..To measure persistence with antihypertensive drug therapy in patients initiating treatment with mono or combination therapy...
  19. doi request reprint Results of a retrospective database analysis of adherence to statin therapy and risk of nonfatal ischemic heart disease in daily clinical practice in Italy
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Clin Ther 32:300-10. 2010
    ..However, inadequate adherence may reduce statins' protective effects...
  20. doi request reprint Do socioeconomic disparities affect accessing and keeping antihypertensive drug therapy? Evidence from an Italian population-based study
    G Corrao
    Department of Statistics, University of Milano Bicocca, Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi 8, Milan, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 23:238-44. 2009
    ..1), and of interrupting antihypertensive therapy (HR: 1.1; 95% CIs: 1.0, 1.2). Despite the universal health coverage of the Italian National Health Service (NHS), social disparities affect accessing and keeping antihypertensive therapy...
  21. doi request reprint Cardiovascular protection by initial and subsequent combination of antihypertensive drugs in daily life practice
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Hypertension 58:566-72. 2011
    ..In daily life practice, a combination of antihypertensive drugs is associated with a great reduction of CV risk. The indication for using combination of blood pressure drugs should be broadened...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-attributable and alcohol-preventable mortality in Italy. A balance in 1983 and 1996
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Chair of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, University of Milan Bicocca, Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi, 8, Edificio U7, 20126 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Public Health 12:214-23. 2002
    ..Since the mid-1970s, a striking reduction in alcohol consumption has been observed in Italy and other developed countries. Alcohol-related mortality in Italy has been estimated for 1983 and 1996...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mortality in patients with coeliac disease and their relatives: a cohort study
    G Corrao
    Cattedra di Statistica Medica, Universita di Milano Bicocca, 20126, Milano, Italy
    Lancet 358:356-61. 2001
    ..We assessed mortality in patients with coeliac disease and their first-degree relatives...
  24. pmc Capture-recapture methods to size alcohol related problems in a population
    G Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Faculty of Statistical Sciences, Chair of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, University of Milan, Bicocca, Italy
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:603-10. 2000
    ..To investigate the utility of capture-recapture methods to estimate prevalence of subjects with alcohol related disorders using multiple incomplete lists...
  25. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis
    G Corrao
    Department of Statistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
    Addiction 95:1505-23. 2000
    ..To estimate parameters of the function relating alcohol consumption with the risk of coronary heart disease and to identify the sources of heterogeneity in the parameter estimates...
  26. ncbi request reprint Generating signals of drug-adverse effects from prescription databases and application to the risk of arrhythmia associated with antibacterials
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, Unit of Biostatistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:31-40. 2005
    ..We investigated on this topic by using a large prescription database with different observational designs...
  27. pmc Lipid lowering drugs prescription and the risk of peripheral neuropathy: an exploratory case-control study using automated databases
    Giovanni Corrao
    Dipartimento di Statistica, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi 8, Edificio U7, 20126 Milan, Italy
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1047-51. 2004
    ..This study explored the association between prescription of lipid lowering drugs and the risk of peripheral neuropathy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Short-acting inhaled beta-2-agonists increased the mortality from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in observational designs
    Giovanni Corrao
    Dipartimento di Statistica, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi, 8, Edificio U7, 20126 Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:92-7. 2005
    ..The effect of short-acting inhaled beta(2)-agonists on mortality from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is controversial. Different observational designs were used to investigate about this topic...
  29. doi request reprint A meta-analysis on alcohol drinking and esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma risk
    I Tramacere
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:287-97. 2012
    ..In order to provide a precise quantification of the association between alcohol drinking and esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma risk, we conducted a meta-analysis of available data...
  30. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of alcohol drinking and oral and pharyngeal cancers: results from subgroup analyses
    F Turati
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, Milan, Italy
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:107-18. 2013
    ..To quantify the magnitude of the association between alcohol and oral and pharyngeal cancer (OPC) by sex, smoking habits, type of alcoholic beverage and other factors...
  31. doi request reprint Light alcohol drinking and cancer: a meta-analysis
    V Bagnardi
    Department of Statistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 24:301-8. 2013
    ..Most of the data derive from studies that focused on the effect of moderate/high alcohol intakes, while little is known about light alcohol drinking (up to 1 drink/day)...
  32. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of alcohol consumption and the risk of brain tumours
    C Galeone
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 24:514-23. 2013
    ..Several epidemiological studies have been published on the issue, a number of those during recent years, with inconsistent findings...
  33. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk: a systematic review and a meta-analysis
    I Tramacere
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:2791-8. 2012
    ..Whether an association between alcohol drinking and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) risk exists is an open question. In order to provide quantification of the issue, we carried out a meta-analysis of published data...
  34. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and bladder cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    C Pelucchi
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:1586-93. 2012
    ..We aimed at investigating the risk of bladder cancer at different levels of alcohol consumption by conducting a meta-analysis of epidemiological studies...
  35. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking and cutaneous melanoma risk: a systematic review and dose-risk meta-analysis
    M Rota
    Department of Health Sciences, Centre of Biostatistics for Clinical Epidemiology, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy Department of Epidemiology, IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via G La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 170:1021-8. 2014
    ..This meta-analysis of published data reveals that alcohol consumption is positively associated with the risk of CM. However, caution in interpreting these results is required, as residual confounding by sun exposure cannot be ruled out. ..
  36. doi request reprint A meta-analysis on alcohol drinking and gastric cancer risk
    I Tramacere
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:28-36. 2012
    ..In order to provide a definite quantification of the association between alcohol drinking and gastric cancer risk, we conducted a meta-analysis of available data...
  37. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and micronutrient intake as risk factors for liver cirrhosis: a case-control study. The Provincial Group for the study of Chronic Liver Disease
    G Corrao
    Institute of Statistical and Mathematical Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 8:154-9. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship of alcohol consumption and intake of 15 selected micronutrients with risk of liver cirrhosis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Exploring the combined action of lifetime alcohol intake and chronic hepatotropic virus infections on the risk of symptomatic liver cirrhosis. Collaborative Groups for the Study of Liver Diseases in Italy
    G Corrao
    Department of Statistics, University of Milan, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 14:447-56. 1998
    ..Better methods are needed for assessing mixed interaction structures in conditions characterized by multifactorial etiologies like cirrhosis of the liver...
  39. pmc A meta-analysis of alcohol drinking and cancer risk
    V Bagnardi
    Dipartimento di Statistica, , Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi 8, Milano, 20126, Italy
    Br J Cancer 85:1700-5. 2001
    ..The inference is limited by absence of distinction between lifelong abstainers and former drinkers in several studies, and the possible selective inclusion of relevant sites only in cohort studies...
  40. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and the risk of cancer: a meta-analysis
    V Bagnardi
    Department of Statistics, University of Milan-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Alcohol Res Health 25:263-70. 2001
    ..The analysis did not identify a threshold level of alcohol consumption below which no increased risk for cancer was evident...
  41. doi request reprint Does drinking pattern modify the effect of alcohol on the risk of coronary heart disease? Evidence from a meta-analysis
    V Bagnardi
    Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi, 8 20126 Milan, Italy
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:615-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the strength of the evidence provided by epidemiological literature investigating drinking pattern as effect modifier of alcohol intake on the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Empirical-Bayes adjustment improved conventional estimates in postmarketing drug-safety studies
    Vincenzo Bagnardi
    Department of Statistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1162-8. 2006
    ..Empirical-Bayes adjustment was used to investigate the effects of antibacterials on risk of arrhythmia in a large cohort study based upon automated record linkage...
  43. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and lung cancer risk in never smokers: a meta-analysis
    V Bagnardi
    Department of Statistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
    Ann Oncol 22:2631-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, we undertook a meta-analysis to quantitatively assess the association between alcohol and risk of lung cancer in never smokers...
  44. ncbi request reprint Exploring the dose-response relationship between alcohol consumption and the risk of several alcohol-related conditions: a meta-analysis
    G Corrao
    Department of Statistics, University of Milan, Italy
    Addiction 94:1551-73. 1999
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of alcohol intake and alcohol-related problems in Italy]
    Antonella Zambon
    Dipartimento di Statistica, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Milano
    Med Lav 98:446-53. 2007
    ..Unfortunately, only little knowledge is available on these quantities...
  46. doi request reprint Discontinuity and failures of therapy with bisphosphonates: joint assessment of predictors with multi-state models
    Antonella Zambon
    Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:260-9. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Job strain and blood pressure in employed men and women: a pooled analysis of four northern italian population samples
    Giancarlo Cesana
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Biotechnology of S Gerardo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Psychosom Med 65:558-63. 2003
    ..The extent to which psychosocial stress concurs to raise blood pressure is still uncertain. Here the association between job strain and office blood pressure in a pooled analysis of four population samples from northern Italy is assessed...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Record-linkage procedures in epidemiology: an Italian multicentre study]
    Carla Fornari
    Centro di studio e ricerca sulla patologia cronico degenerativa negli ambienti di lavoro, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Prevenzione, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Epidemiol Prev 32:79-88. 2008
    ..To compare record linkage (RL) procedures adopted in several Italian settings and a standard probabilistic RL procedure for matching data from electronic health care databases...
  49. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in the Pressioni Arteriose Monitorate E Loro Associazioni (PAMELA) study: daily life blood pressure, cardiac damage, and prognosis
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Prevenzione, Universita Milano Bicocca, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Milan, Italy
    Hypertension 49:40-7. 2007
    ..The contribution of metabolic syndrome components to the risk, however, is unbalanced and mainly related to blood pressure and glucose abnormalities...
  50. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognostic value of blood pressure variability in the general population: results of the Pressioni Arteriose Monitorate e Loro Associazioni Study
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Clinica Medica and Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Prevenzione, Universita Milano Bicocca, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Milan, Italy
    Hypertension 49:1265-70. 2007
    ..They also provide the first evidence that short-term erratic components of blood pressure variability play a prognostic role, with their increase being accompanied by an increased cardiovascular risk...
  51. doi request reprint Effect of macrolide and fluoroquinolone antibacterials on the risk of ventricular arrhythmia and cardiac arrest: an observational study in Italy using case-control, case-crossover and case-time-control designs
    Antonella Zambon
    Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Drug Saf 32:159-67. 2009
    ..To compare the effect of macrolide and fluoroquinolone antibacterials on the onset of ventricular arrhythmia and cardiac arrest using three different observational designs...
  52. doi request reprint Long-term risk of diabetes, hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy associated with the metabolic syndrome in a general population
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, Universita Milano Bicocca, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy
    J Hypertens 26:1602-11. 2008
    ..Limited or no evidence exists on whether and to what extent metabolic syndrome increases the risk of developing office hypertension, daily-life hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy...
  53. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and pancreatic cancer risk: a meta-analysis of the dose-risk relation
    Irene Tramacere
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20156, Milano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 126:1474-86. 2010
    ..Given the moderate increase in risk and the low prevalence of heavy drinkers in most populations, alcohol appears to be responsible only for a small fraction of all pancreatic cancers...
  54. ncbi request reprint Nutrient intakes, nutritional patterns and the risk of liver cirrhosis: an explorative case-control study
    Giovanni Corrao
    Department of Statistics, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:861-9. 2004
    ..0, 5.9] to 9.3 [1.3, 69.0] and from 2.1 [1.1, 4.2] to 18.1 [2.8, 118.3] for the lowest and the highest value of this nutritional pattern, respectively. Diet might therefore modulate the damaging effect of alcohol on the liver...
  55. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of alcohol consumption and the risk of 15 diseases
    Giovanni Corrao
    Dipartimento di Statistica, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 38:613-9. 2004
    ..To compare the strength of evidence provided by the epidemiological literature on the association between alcohol consumption and the risk of 14 major alcohol-related neoplasms and non-neoplastic diseases, plus injuries...
  56. doi request reprint Management of antihypertensive drugs in three European countries
    Federica Nicotra
    Department of Statistics, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 27:1917-22. 2009
    ..To compare rates of treatment discontinuation of and changes in initial antihypertensive drug therapy in the natural setting of treatment dispensation of Italy, Sweden and the Netherlands...
  57. ncbi request reprint Flexible meta-regression functions for modeling aggregate dose-response data, with an application to alcohol and mortality
    Vincenzo Bagnardi
    Department of Statistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1077-86. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that both of the curve-fitting families are useful tools with which to explore dose-response epidemiologic questions by means of meta-analytical approaches, especially when important nonlinearity is anticipated...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical significance of a greater ambulatory versus office blood pressure ('reversed white coat' condition) in a general population
    Michele Bombelli
    Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, University of Milano Bicocca, Ospedale S Gerardo, Monza MI, Italy
    J Hypertens 23:513-20. 2005
    ..No data are available, however, on the prevalence of this condition in the general population, as well as on its relationship to BP, age, gender, antihypertensive treatment and cardiac organ damage...
  59. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of ambulatory and home blood pressures compared with office blood pressure in the general population: follow-up results from the Pressioni Arteriose Monitorate e Loro Associazioni (PAMELA) study
    Roberto Sega
    Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, Universita Milano Bicocca, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy
    Circulation 111:1777-83. 2005
    ..Much less information is available in the general population, however. Obtaining this information was the purpose of the Pressioni Arteriose Monitorate e Loro Associazioni (PAMELA) study...
  60. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune thyroid disease and celiac disease in children
    Nicoletta Ansaldi
    Azienda Ospedaliera O I R M S Anna, III Divisione Universitaria di Pediatria, Servizio di Gastroenterologia, Universita di Torino, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:63-6. 2003
    ..The aim of this multicenter study was to establish the prevalence of autoimmune thyroid involvement in a large series of pediatric patients with CD...
  61. ncbi request reprint Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in celiac disease
    Carlo Catassi
    University of Maryland, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 22 S Greene St, N5W70 Box 140, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    JAMA 287:1413-9. 2002
    ..Celiac disease is one of the most common lifelong disorders. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a possible complication of celiac disease and may lead to a large portion of lymphoma cases...
  62. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure variability and organ damage in a general population: results from the PAMELA study (Pressioni Arteriose Monitorate E Loro Associazioni)
    Roberto Sega
    Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, University of Milano Bicocca, Ospedale S Gerardo, Monza, Italy
    Hypertension 39:710-4. 2002
    ..This association, however, can be exclusively seen with the BPV component that has an erratic rather than a cyclic nature...