F Costa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Post-treatment diagnostic accuracy of a new enzyme immunoassay to detect Helicobacter pylori in stools
    F Costa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, University of Pisa, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:395-401. 2001
  2. pmc Calprotectin is a stronger predictive marker of relapse in ulcerative colitis than in Crohn's disease
    F Costa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Gut 54:364-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Ranitidine bismuth citrate-based triple therapy for seven days, with or without further anti-secretory therapy, is highly effective in patients with duodenal ulcer and Helicobacter pylori infection
    S Marchi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:547-50. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of faecal calprotectin as non-invasive marker of intestinal inflammation
    F Costa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, University of Pisa, Ospedale S Chiara, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:642-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of chronic constipation in general practice
    M Bellini
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa no 2, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 18:543-9. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Are sputum eosinophil cationic protein and eosinophils differently associated with clinical and functional findings of asthma?
    S Cianchetti
    Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Department, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 44:673-80. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Mild improvement in symptoms and pulmonary function in a long-term follow-up of patients with toluene diisocyanate-induced asthma
    D Talini
    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Department, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, Pisa, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 161:189-94. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint The general practitioner's approach to irritable bowel syndrome: from intention to practice
    M Bellini
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:934-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Thrombocytopenic purpura: an unusual complication of eradication therapy for Helicobacter pylori
    S Marchi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:665-7. 2002
  10. doi request reprint The daily diary and the questionnaire are not equivalent for the evaluation of bowel habits
    Massimo Bellini
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 42:99-102. 2010

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Post-treatment diagnostic accuracy of a new enzyme immunoassay to detect Helicobacter pylori in stools
    F Costa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, University of Pisa, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:395-401. 2001
    ..Helicobacter pylori has attracted increasing attention among gastroenterologists because of its pathogenic potential, stimulating the search for non-invasive diagnostic tests...
  2. pmc Calprotectin is a stronger predictive marker of relapse in ulcerative colitis than in Crohn's disease
    F Costa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Gut 54:364-8. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to assess whether the predictive value of faecal calprotectin-a non-invasive marker of intestinal inflammation-for clinical relapse is different in ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ranitidine bismuth citrate-based triple therapy for seven days, with or without further anti-secretory therapy, is highly effective in patients with duodenal ulcer and Helicobacter pylori infection
    S Marchi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:547-50. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of faecal calprotectin as non-invasive marker of intestinal inflammation
    F Costa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, University of Pisa, Ospedale S Chiara, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:642-7. 2003
    ..We assessed and compared the faecal calprotectin concentration in patients with organic and functional chronic intestinal disorders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of chronic constipation in general practice
    M Bellini
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa no 2, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 18:543-9. 2014
    ..Chronic constipation is often diagnosed and treated by general practitioners (GPs). The aim of the study was to evaluate the management of constipation by a cohort of Italian GPs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Are sputum eosinophil cationic protein and eosinophils differently associated with clinical and functional findings of asthma?
    S Cianchetti
    Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Department, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 44:673-80. 2014
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Mild improvement in symptoms and pulmonary function in a long-term follow-up of patients with toluene diisocyanate-induced asthma
    D Talini
    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Department, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, Pisa, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 161:189-94. 2013
    ..Long-term follow-up of diisocyanate-induced occupational asthma has been occasionally reported...
  8. ncbi request reprint The general practitioner's approach to irritable bowel syndrome: from intention to practice
    M Bellini
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:934-9. 2005
    ..Although general practitioners play a critical role in the management of irritable bowel syndrome because they deal with the most patients, guidelines are developed mainly by specialists...
  9. ncbi request reprint Thrombocytopenic purpura: an unusual complication of eradication therapy for Helicobacter pylori
    S Marchi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:665-7. 2002
    ..It is tempting to suggest that an immunological mechanism and splenomegaly were also involved...
  10. doi request reprint The daily diary and the questionnaire are not equivalent for the evaluation of bowel habits
    Massimo Bellini
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 42:99-102. 2010
    ..It is unclear whether questionnaires and diary cards, which are widely used to collect data on bowel habits, provide analogous information...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gastric emptying in myotonic dystrophic patients
    M Bellini
    Dig Liver Dis 34:484-8. 2002
    ..Although motility disorders may be observed in these patients at any level of the gastrointestinal tract, upper gastrointestinal symptoms have up to now usually been considered to be due to oesophageal rather than gastric dysmotility...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of CT colonography in patients with positive faecal occult blood test: results of the Italian project Legatumori 2003-2006
    E Neri
    Radiologia Diagnostica e Interventistica, Dipartimento di Oncologia, Trapianti e Nuove Tecnologie in Medicina, Universita di Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Radiol Med 114:586-94. 2009
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Randomised clinical trial: twice daily esomeprazole 40 mg vs. pantoprazole 40 mg in Barrett's oesophagus for 1 year
    N De Bortoli
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 33:1019-27. 2011
    ..Barrett's oesophagus is regarded as the most important risk factor for development of oesophageal adenocarcinoma. According to current guidelines, treatment should be limited to symptomatic Barrett's oesophagus...
  14. pmc Malondialdehyde in exhaled breath condensate as a marker of oxidative stress in different pulmonary diseases
    M L Bartoli
    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Department, University of Pisa, Ospedale di Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Mediators Inflamm 2011:891752. 2011
    ..Exhaled breath condensate (EBC) collection is a noninvasive method to investigate pulmonary oxidative stress biomarkers such as malondialdehyde (MDA)...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of the antimuscarinic drugs pirenzepine and atropine on plasma portal levels of somatostatin and gastrin in the dog
    M Del Tacca
    Istituto di Farmacologia Medica, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 10:507-11. 1987
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint [The commitment of the SIAN in the prevention of the obesity]
    E Alonzo
    SIAN, AUSL 3 Catania
    Ann Ig 20:35-41. 2008
    ..In the following sections we present the experiences of some SIANs considered meaningful in order to offer a survey, along the whole country, of what already realised about prevention of the obesity and promotion of correct life styles...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stability of sagittal split ramus osteotomy used to correct Class III malocclusion: review of the literature
    F Costa
    Department of Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Int J Adult Orthodon Orthognath Surg 16:121-9. 2001
    ..The literature published between 1985 and the present concerning this procedure was reviewed, and the authors analyze and discuss skeletal stability and factors contributing to relapse...