Giovanni Corsello

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Affiliation: University of Palermo
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perlman syndrome: clinical report and nine-year follow-up
    Maria Piccione
    U O Pediatria e Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 139:131-5. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Neonatal sepsis caused by Ralstonia pickettii
    Salvino M Vitaliti
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:283. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus infection in a Sicilian pediatric population: risk factors, epidemiology, and severity
    Giovanni Corsello
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Palermo, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:205-10. 2008
  4. pmc Prevalence of hypospadias in Italy according to severity, gestational age and birthweight: an epidemiological study
    Paolo Ghirri
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit S Chiara Hospital, University of Pisa, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 35:18. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Congenital malformations
    Giovanni Corsello
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:25-9. 2012
  6. pmc Esophageal atresia in newborns: a wide spectrum from the isolated forms to a full VACTERL phenotype?
    Simona La Placa
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother and Child Care, Universita di Palermo, Via Alfonso Giordano 3, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:45. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Array CGH defined interstitial deletion on chromosome 14: a new case
    Maria Piccione
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Palermo, Via Cardinale Rampolla 1, 90142, Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 169:845-51. 2010
  8. pmc Outbreak of colonizations by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli sequence type 131 in a neonatal intensive care unit, Italy
    Mario Giuffrè
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother Child Care G, D Alessandro, University of Palermo, via del Vespro 133, I 90127, Palermo, Italy
    Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2:8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Nosocomial colonization due to imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa epidemiologically linked to breast milk feeding in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Caterina Mammina
    Dipartimento di Scienze per Promozione della Salute G D Alessandro, Universita degli Studi, Palermo, Italy
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 29:1486-92. 2008
  10. doi request reprint 14q13.1-21.1 deletion encompassing the HPE8 locus in an adolescent with intellectual disability and bilateral microphthalmia, but without holoprosencephaly
    Maria Piccione
    Centro di Riferimento Regionale per la Sindrome di Down e le Altre Patologie Cromosomiche e Genetiche Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedali Riuniti Villa Sofia Cervello, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 158:1427-33. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Perlman syndrome: clinical report and nine-year follow-up
    Maria Piccione
    U O Pediatria e Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 139:131-5. 2005
    ..A Wilm's tumor was diagnosed when she was about 1 year old. Long term follow-up documents the natural history of Perlman syndrome and allows us to establish the long-term prognosis of the affected individuals...
  2. doi request reprint Neonatal sepsis caused by Ralstonia pickettii
    Salvino M Vitaliti
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:283. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus infection in a Sicilian pediatric population: risk factors, epidemiology, and severity
    Giovanni Corsello
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Palermo, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:205-10. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Prevalence of hypospadias in Italy according to severity, gestational age and birthweight: an epidemiological study
    Paolo Ghirri
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit S Chiara Hospital, University of Pisa, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 35:18. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence rate of hypospadias in different Districts of Italy, in order to make a comparison with other countries all over the world...
  5. doi request reprint Congenital malformations
    Giovanni Corsello
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:25-9. 2012
    ..Because of their increasing life expectancy, congenital malformations represent today a major issue in the health services for the amount of resources they need for the requested multidisciplinary assistance...
  6. pmc Esophageal atresia in newborns: a wide spectrum from the isolated forms to a full VACTERL phenotype?
    Simona La Placa
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother and Child Care, Universita di Palermo, Via Alfonso Giordano 3, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:45. 2013
    ..It is even possible to find out Cardiovascular, Renal and Limb anomalies and the acronym VACTERL was adopted, also, embodying Vascular, as single umbilical artery, and external genitalia anomalies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Array CGH defined interstitial deletion on chromosome 14: a new case
    Maria Piccione
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Palermo, Via Cardinale Rampolla 1, 90142, Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 169:845-51. 2010
    ..The comparison between our patient and all published patients is reviewed. The genetic investigations have allowed us to define the critical chromosomal region and to start an accurate follow-up...
  8. pmc Outbreak of colonizations by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli sequence type 131 in a neonatal intensive care unit, Italy
    Mario Giuffrè
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother Child Care G, D Alessandro, University of Palermo, via del Vespro 133, I 90127, Palermo, Italy
    Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2:8. 2013
    ..coli sequence type (ST)131 is playing a prominent role.We describe an outbreak of colonizations by ESBL-producing E. coli (ESBL-E. coli) in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of the University Hospital, Palermo, Italy...
  9. doi request reprint Nosocomial colonization due to imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa epidemiologically linked to breast milk feeding in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Caterina Mammina
    Dipartimento di Scienze per Promozione della Salute G D Alessandro, Universita degli Studi, Palermo, Italy
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 29:1486-92. 2008
    ..We describe a one-year investigation of colonization by imipenemresistant, metallo-beta-lactamase (MBL) producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of the University Hospital of Palermo, Italy...
  10. doi request reprint 14q13.1-21.1 deletion encompassing the HPE8 locus in an adolescent with intellectual disability and bilateral microphthalmia, but without holoprosencephaly
    Maria Piccione
    Centro di Riferimento Regionale per la Sindrome di Down e le Altre Patologie Cromosomiche e Genetiche Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedali Riuniti Villa Sofia Cervello, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 158:1427-33. 2012
    ..The inclusion of potential HPE candidate genes in the deletion raises the question whether this patient is affected by a less severe form of HPE (HPE microform), or whether he has a new ID/MCA deletion syndrome...
  11. pmc Epidemic spread of ST1-MRSA-IVa in a neonatal intensive care unit, Italy
    Mario Giuffrè
    Department of Mother and Child, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 12:64. 2012
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Sex reversal from functional disomy of Xp: prenatal and post-mortem findings
    Maria Piccione
    U O Pediatria e Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 146:2681-7. 2008
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first description of an XY fetus with a pure duplication of the entire short arm of X chromosome...
  13. ncbi request reprint A premature infant with Costello syndrome due to a rare G13C HRAS mutation
    Maria Piccione
    U O Pediatria e Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 149:487-9. 2009
    ..The diagnosis of Costello syndrome may be difficult at birth, especially in very preterm infants in whom feeding difficulties, reduced subcutaneous adipose tissue and failure to thrive are also part of their typical presentation...
  14. ncbi request reprint PTEN hamartoma tumor syndromes in childhood: description of two cases and a proposal for follow-up protocol
    Maria Piccione
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother and Child Care Giuseppe D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 161:2902-8. 2013
    ..In this study, we report on two cases with Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba phenotype that showed two different PTEN mutations. We also propose practice recommendations for management of PHTS patients...
  15. pmc Dyke-Davidoff-Masson syndrome: case report of fetal unilateral ventriculomegaly and hypoplastic left middle cerebral artery
    Ettore Piro
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother and Child Care Giuseppe D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:32. 2013
    ..Early clinical assessment, differential diagnosis and cerebral imaging including cerebral MRI angiography allow the clinicians to diagnose also in early infancy this rare condition...
  16. doi request reprint Predictive factors of abdominal compartment syndrome in neonatal age
    Ingrid Anne Mandy Schierz
    Dipartimento Universitario Materno Infantile, Unità Operativa Complessa di Neonatologia e Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico Paolo Giaccone, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Perinatol 31:49-54. 2014
    ....
  17. pmc Intrauterine growth restriction and congenital malformations: a retrospective epidemiological study
    Giuseppe Puccio
    Dipartimento di Scienze per la Promozione della Salute e Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:23. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate such relationships in a population of newborns, along with other epidemiological and auxological parameters, in particular the ponderal index (PI)...
  18. doi request reprint The first case of myoclonic epilepsy in a child with a de novo 22q11.2 microduplication
    Maria Piccione
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 155:3054-9. 2011
    ..2 microduplications should be considered...
  19. doi request reprint A novel L1CAM mutation in a fetus detected by prenatal diagnosis
    Maria Piccione
    U O Pediatria e Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 169:415-9. 2010
    ..We agree with previous reports that suggest also considering limb abnormalities other than adducted thumbs in addition to classical neurological disgenesis, as characteristic for L1-disease...
  20. doi request reprint 10qter deletion: a new case
    Maria Piccione
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 146:2435-8. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint [Neonatal osteomyelitis of the talus due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis]
    Diego Pampinella
    U O C Malattie Infettive ARNAS Civico, Palermo, Italy
    Infez Med 21:142-5. 2013
    ..Early diagnosis and prompt treatment are essential for a successful outcome. In this report we present a case of acute osteomyelitis of the talus due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis, observed in a 30-day-old infant...
  22. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization: a three-year prospective study in a neonatal intensive care unit in Italy
    Daniela M Geraci
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy PhD School in Food and Human Nutrition, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e87760. 2014
    ..Routes of entry of this organism can be different and the transmission pathway complex. Colonized neonates are the main endogenous reservoir...
  23. pmc Intrauterine growth pattern and birthweight discordance in twin pregnancies: a retrospective study
    Giuseppe Puccio
    Dipartimento di Scienze per la Promozione della Salute e Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:43. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the epidemiological features of a population of twins at birth, with particular reference to the interpretation and clinical effects of birthweight discordance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Q289P mutation in the FGFR2 gene: first report in a patient with type 1 Pfeiffer syndrome
    Maria Piccione
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Palermo, Via Cardinale Rampolla 1, Palermo 90142, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 168:1135-9. 2009
    ..In this paper, we propose the concept that these disorders may represent one genetic condition with phenotypic variability...
  25. ncbi request reprint Aminoacid profile and oxidative status in children affected by Down syndrome before and after supplementary nutritional treatment
    Marcello Ciaccio
    Cattedra di Biochimica Clinica, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Sezione di Biochimica Medica, Dipartimento di Biotecnologie Mediche e Medicina Legale, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Biochem 52:72-9. 2003
    ....
  26. pmc A retrospective follow up study on maternal age and infant mortality in two Sicilian districts
    Walter Mazzucco
    Department of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    BMC Public Health 11:817. 2011
    ....
  27. pmc Epidemiology of Toxoplasma and CMV serology and of GBS colonization in pregnancy and neonatal outcome in a Sicilian population
    Giuseppe Puccio
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother and Child Care, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:23. 2014
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Prematurity and twinning
    Mario Giuffrè
    Maternal Infant, Andrology and Urology Department, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:6-10. 2012
    ..Prematurity is the main reason for most neonatal diseases in twins, but other variables may play a role and their prenatal evaluation may improve the overall outcome...
  29. doi request reprint Array-CGH and clinical characterization in a patient with subtelomeric 6p deletion without ocular dysgenesis
    Maria Piccione
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 158:150-4. 2012
    ..Our result suggests that the genes in this region may not be obvious candidates for hearing loss and demonstrate the need for further elucidation of the function of the genes involved in eye developmental processes...
  30. doi request reprint The world of twins: an update
    Giovanni Corsello
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Palermo, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:59-62. 2010
    ..IUGR occurs more frequently in MC twins and along with prematurity and perinatal pathology is considered an important determinant of developmental delay...
  31. ncbi request reprint Unilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney in infants exposed to antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy
    Maurizio Carta
    UTIN e Pediatria, Universita di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:1054-7. 2007
    ..The reduction, or even suspension, of drug dosage should be achieved from the periconceptional period to the first 8 weeks of gestation to avoid any interference with organogenesis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacilli in a neonatal intensive care unit: prominent role of cross transmission
    Caterina Mammina
    Dipartimento di Igiene e Microbiologia G D Alessandro, Universita degli Studi, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Infect Control 35:222-30. 2007
    ..We conducted a 1-year prospective surveillance study in an NICU to assess the epidemiology of MDRGN among newborns and the relative importance of acquisition routes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Congenital hepatic mesenchymal hamartoma associated with mesenchymal stem villous hyperplasia of the placenta: case report
    Maurizio Carta
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Palermo, 90100 Palermo, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 40:e37-9. 2005
    ..This report on the association of hepatic mesenchymal hamartoma and mesenchymal stem villous hyperplasia of the placenta strongly suggests a common pathogenetic origin of the 2 lesions...
  34. doi request reprint Transient hepatic nodular lesions associated with patent ductus venosus in preterm infants
    Ingrid Anne Mandy Schierz
    Unità Complessa di Pediatria e Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Dipartimento Universitario Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Via Alfonso Giordano 3, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Perinatol 28:177-80. 2011
    ..In our patients, hepatic lesions disappeared shortly after the spontaneous ductus closure. Physiopathologic interactions are discussed regarding altered portal blood supply caused by ductus venosus shunt...
  35. pmc Inhaled surfactant in the treatment of accidental talc powder inhalation: a new case report
    Federico Matina
    Clinica Pediatrica, Dipartimento Universitario Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Via Alfonso Giordano, 3 Palermo, 90143, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 37:47. 2011
    ..We also point out the benefits of surfactant administration. Surfactant contributed to the rapid improvement of the medical and radiological condition, preventing severe early and late complications and avoiding invasive approaches...
  36. pmc Epidemiological assessment of Respiratory Syncytial Virus infection in hospitalized infants, during the season 2005-2006 in Palermo, Italy
    Paola Di Carlo
    Dipartimento di Scienze per la Promozione della Salute, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 35:11. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  37. pmc Concordant intestinal atresia in two pairs of monozygotic twins
    Mario Giuffrè
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    AJP Rep 1:77-82. 2011
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E genotypic frequencies among Down syndrome patients imply early unsuccessful aging for ApoE4 carriers
    Giusi I Forte
    Gruppo di Studio sull Immunosenescenza, Dipartimento di Biopatologia e Metodologie Biomediche, Università Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Rejuvenation Res 10:293-9. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Identification of a new nonsense mutation (Tyr129Stop) of the SRY gene in a newborn infant with XY sex-reversal
    Mario Giuffrè
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Via Cardinale Rampolla 1, 90142 Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 128:46-7. 2004
    ..The new mutation of this patient provides further evidence to support the functional importance of the putative DNA binding activity of the HMG-box domain...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hypercalciuria and kidney calcifications in terminal 4q deletion syndrome: further evidence for a putative gene on 4q
    Mario Giuffrè
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, University of Palermo, Via Cardinale Rampolla 1, 90142 Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 126:186-90. 2004
    ..The evidence of hypercalciuria and kidney calcifications associated with 4q terminal deletion strengthens the hypothesis that a putative gene for hypercalciuria is located on the terminal segment of chromosome 4q...
  41. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities of the umbilico-portal venous system in Down syndrome: a report of two new patients
    Salvatore Pipitone
    Division of Cardiology and Prenatal Heart Diagnosis Program, Casa del Sole Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 120:528-32. 2003
    ..A presumptive pathogenetic mechanism could be a trisomy 21-related altered angiogenesis of the vitelloumbilical plexus...
  42. ncbi request reprint Oral, facial, digital, vertebral anomalies with psychomotor delay: a mild form of OFD type Gabrielli?
    Giovanni Battista Ferrero
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Torino, Piazza Polonia 94, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Am J Med Genet 113:291-4. 2002
    ..A similar phenotype has been previously reported in a sporadic male patient [Gabrielli et al., 1994: Am J Med Genet 53:290-293], suggesting a new variant form of oral-facial-digital syndrome...