Carlo Dani

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Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Firenze, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:37-40. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Short term outcome of term newborns with unexpected umbilical cord arterial pH between 7.000 and 7.100
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychology, Drug Research and Child Health, University of Florence, Florence, Italy Electronic address
    Early Hum Dev 89:1037-40. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Continuous milk feeding versus intermittent bolus feeding in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Neonatology Section, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy Electronic address
    Early Hum Dev 89:S11-2. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Near-infrared spectroscopy measurements of splanchnic tissue oxygenation during continuous versus intermittent feeding method in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni, Florence, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 56:652-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Relationship between platelet count and volume and spontaneous and pharmacological closure of ductus arteriosus in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Perinatol 30:359-64. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Intravitreal bevacizumab for retinopathy of prematurity as first line or rescue therapy with focal laser treatment. A case series
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:2194-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Heliox non-invasive ventilation for preventing extubation failure in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:603-7. 2013
  8. pmc Sustained lung inflation in the delivery room in preterm infants at high risk of respiratory distress syndrome (SLI STUDY): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence 50141, Italy
    Trials 14:67. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Neonatal respiratory support strategies in the intensive care unit: an Italian survey
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 172:331-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Nitric oxide for the treatment of preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome
    Carlo Dani
    Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:97-103. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Firenze, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:37-40. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Short term outcome of term newborns with unexpected umbilical cord arterial pH between 7.000 and 7.100
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychology, Drug Research and Child Health, University of Florence, Florence, Italy Electronic address
    Early Hum Dev 89:1037-40. 2013
    ..The relationship between cord arterial pH (CA-pH) > 7.000 and the neonatal outcome is not clear...
  3. doi request reprint Continuous milk feeding versus intermittent bolus feeding in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Neonatology Section, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy Electronic address
    Early Hum Dev 89:S11-2. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Near-infrared spectroscopy measurements of splanchnic tissue oxygenation during continuous versus intermittent feeding method in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni, Florence, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 56:652-6. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Relationship between platelet count and volume and spontaneous and pharmacological closure of ductus arteriosus in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Perinatol 30:359-64. 2013
    ..MPV values did not influence PDA fate. Low platelet count increases the risk of developing a hemodynamically significant PDA but does not affect the ibuprofen closure rate. MPV is unrelated to the DA outcome...
  6. doi request reprint Intravitreal bevacizumab for retinopathy of prematurity as first line or rescue therapy with focal laser treatment. A case series
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:2194-7. 2012
    ..We report our preliminary findings in seven premature infants with complicated ROP or APROP who were treated with intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) as first line monotherapy or rescue therapy combined with laser treatment...
  7. doi request reprint Heliox non-invasive ventilation for preventing extubation failure in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:603-7. 2013
    ..Our aim was to assess whether non-invasive ventilation with heliox may decrease the incidence of extubation failure in preterm infants with RDS...
  8. pmc Sustained lung inflation in the delivery room in preterm infants at high risk of respiratory distress syndrome (SLI STUDY): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence 50141, Italy
    Trials 14:67. 2013
    ..We planned the present randomized controlled trial to confirm or refute these findings...
  9. doi request reprint Neonatal respiratory support strategies in the intensive care unit: an Italian survey
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 172:331-6. 2013
    ..However, since there are areas where this does not occur, we suggest that focused interventions take place on these areas to help improve clinical practice and increase their adherence to evidence-based medical criteria...
  10. doi request reprint Nitric oxide for the treatment of preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome
    Carlo Dani
    Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:97-103. 2013
    ..Inhaled Nitric oxide (iNO) has been proposed as effective treatment for improving oxygenation in preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), and for preventing the development of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)...
  11. doi request reprint Italian survey of neonatal respiratory support strategies
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Neonatology Section, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:66-7. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Effect of multiple INSURE procedures in extremely preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:1427-31. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Surfactant replacement in preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Acta Biomed 83:17-20. 2012
    ..This approach has been found safe and effective in several studies and a recent meta-analysis demonstrated a decreased risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia or death in infants following this strategy. (www.actabiomedica.it)...
  14. doi request reprint Lutein and zeaxanthin supplementation in preterm infants to prevent retinopathy of prematurity: a randomized controlled study
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:523-7. 2012
    ..Our aim was to evaluate whether their administration could help decrease the occurrence of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in preterm infants...
  15. doi request reprint High-dose ibuprofen for patent ductus arteriosus in extremely preterm infants: a randomized controlled study
    C Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 91:590-6. 2012
    ..The high-dose ibuprofen regimen is more effective than the standard-dose regimen in closing PDA in preterm infants <29 weeks of gestation without increasing the adverse effect rate...
  16. doi request reprint Risk factors for intubation-surfactant-extubation (INSURE) failure and multiple INSURE strategy in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 88:S3-4. 2012
    ..Moreover, we demonstrated that the INSURE treatment can be safely repeated with the aim to avoid MV, since the respiratory outcome did not differ between infants treated with single or multiple INSURE procedures...
  17. doi request reprint New therapeutic strategies for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Firenze, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:5-6. 2011
    ..Many other questions regarding the pharmacological treatment of PDA are still debated...
  18. pmc Inhaled nitric oxide in preterm infants: a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis
    Lisa M Askie
    NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 10:15. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Effects of red blood cell transfusions during the first week of life on acid-base, glucose, and electrolytes in preterm neonates
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Transfusion 48:2302-7. 2008
    ..The objective was to assess if RBC transfusions may induce significant changes of plasma acid-base, electrolyte, and glucose status in extremely preterm infants...
  20. doi request reprint High flow nasal cannula therapy as respiratory support in the preterm infant
    Carlo Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Careggi University Hospital, University of Florence School of Medicine, Viale Morgagni, 85 Firenze, Italy
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:629-34. 2009
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  21. doi request reprint Inhaled nitric oxide for the treatment of preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome
    Carlo Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Careggi University Hospital, University of Florence School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Neonatology 94:87-95. 2008
    ..However, this decision should always be discussed with the parents...
  22. ncbi request reprint Changes of nitric oxide, carbon monoxide and oxidative stress in term infants at birth
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni, Florence, Italy
    Free Radic Res 41:1358-63. 2007
    ..The mode of delivery did not affect the oxidative stress which increases from birth to 48-72 h of life...
  23. ncbi request reprint Inhaled nitric oxide combined with prostacyclin and adrenomedullin in acute respiratory failure with pulmonary hypertension in piglets
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1048-56. 2007
    ..The combination of aerosolized prostacyclin and ADM with nitric oxide might have a role in the treatment of infants with PH refractory to nitric oxide alone...
  24. ncbi request reprint Brain haemodynamic effects of nasal continuous airway pressure in preterm infants of less than 30 weeks' gestation
    Carlo Dani
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 96:1421-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the hypothesis that increasing levels of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) may decrease cerebral blood volume (CBV) and cerebral oxygenation in infants with gestational age (GA) less than 30 weeks...
  25. ncbi request reprint Toxicity of corticosteroids and catecholamines for mice neuronal cell cultures: Role of preservatives
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:325-33. 2007
    ..To confirm previous reports on dexamethasone and sulfite neurotoxicity, and to investigate methylprednisolone, dopamine, and dobutamine neurotoxicity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between peak serum bilirubin and severity of respiratory distress syndrome in infants of less than 30 weeks' gestation
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Perinat Med 35:141-6. 2007
    ..Bilirubin can enter the alveolar space where it could inactivate surfactant and act as an anti-oxidant agent...
  27. doi request reprint The fate of ductus arteriosus in infants at 23-27 weeks of gestation: from spontaneous closure to ibuprofen resistance
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 97:1176-80. 2008
    ..Some extremely preterm infants experience spontaneous closure of the ductus arteriosus. On the other side, a high percentage (22-30%) of preterm infants born at the lower gestational age fail to respond to a single course of ibuprofen...
  28. ncbi request reprint Inhaled nitric oxide in very preterm infants with severe respiratory distress syndrome
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 95:1116-23. 2006
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  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of pressure support ventilation plus volume guarantee vs. high-frequency oscillatory ventilation on lung inflammation in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:242-9. 2006
    ..The present study demonstrates that early treatment with HFOV is associated with a reduction of lung inflammation in comparison with PSV + VG in preterm infants with RDS...
  30. doi request reprint Survival and major disability rate in infant born at 22-25 weeks of gestation
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Perinat Med 37:599-608. 2009
    ..We conclude that the survival of infants born at 22 weeks is still an uncommon event, whereas the survival of infants born at 23, and mostly at 24 and 25 weeks of GA is significant in the majority of studies...
  31. doi request reprint Coagulopathy screening and early plasma treatment for the prevention of intraventricular hemorrhage in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Transfusion 49:2637-44. 2009
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  32. doi request reprint New therapeutic strategies for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:32-3. 2011
    ..we discuss the possibility that the early treatment of pda with ibuprofen doses higher than those actually recommended might increase the closure rate in preterm infants...
  33. doi request reprint Mean platelet volume and risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and intraventricular hemorrhage in extremely preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence, Italy
    Am J Perinatol 28:551-6. 2011
    ..This might be because high MPV could favor inflammatory and oxidative lung damage. On the contrary, our data indicate that MPV is not associated with the development of IVH in our population...
  34. doi request reprint Current Italian practices regarding the management of hyperbilirubinaemia in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 100:666-9. 2011
    ..To assess the current practices existing in Italy for the management of jaundice in preterm infants as preliminary achievement to a call for national guidelines and establishment of a kernicterus registry...
  35. doi request reprint Natural surfactant combined with beclomethasone decreases lung inflammation in the preterm lamb
    Carlo Dani
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Respiration 82:369-76. 2011
    ..Natural surfactant combined with beclomethasone decreases pulmonary oxidative stress in preterm lambs with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)...
  36. doi request reprint Method of delivery and intraventricular haemorrhage in extremely preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1419-23. 2010
    ..Thus, our aim was to confirm the correlation between the occurrence of IVH and the mode of delivery, and to evaluate this correlation for each grade of IVH...
  37. doi request reprint The INSURE method in preterm infants of less than 30 weeks' gestation
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1024-9. 2010
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  38. doi request reprint Blood transfusions increase cerebral, splanchnic, and renal oxygenation in anemic preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Transfusion 50:1220-6. 2010
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  39. doi request reprint Surfactant in the preterm infant: what's going on
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:3-5. 2009
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  40. doi request reprint Natural surfactant combined with beclomethasone decreases oxidative lung injury in the preterm lamb
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:1159-67. 2009
    ..We concluded that natural surfactant combined with beclomethasone at 800 microg/kg is effective in reducing the oxidative lung stress and improving the respiratory function in an animal model of RDS...
  41. doi request reprint Superoxide dismutase and catalase activity in naturally derived commercial surfactants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, 85 Florence, Italy
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:1125-31. 2009
    ..Finally, the supplementation with SOD and CAT induced a remarkable increase of antioxidant action in all studied surfactants...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effects of epidural and systemic maternal analgesia in term infants: the NoPiL study
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 2:1514-9. 2010
    ..The possible implications of the highest interleukin levels in the epidural analgesia group deserve further study...
  43. ncbi request reprint Probiotics feeding in prevention of urinary tract infection, bacterial sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants. A prospective double-blind study
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Biol Neonate 82:103-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Lactobacillus GG supplementation in reducing the incidence of urinary tract infections (UTIs), bacterial sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in preterm infants...
  44. ncbi request reprint Role of oxidative stress as physiopathologic factor in the preterm infant
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University, Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 56:381-94. 2004
    ..The objective of this review is to clarify the role of oxidative stress in the development of the previous severe diseases in preterm infants, and its possible correlation with hyperbilirubemia...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of blood transfusions on cerebral haemodynamics in preterm infants
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 91:938-41. 2002
    ..To assess the possible cerebral haemodynamic changes occurring in preterm infants after blood transfusions...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effects of phototherapy on cerebral haemodynamics in preterm infants: is fibre-optic different from conventional phototherapy?
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:114-8. 2004
    ..No difference was shown between the groups. CPT and FPT were found to exert similar effects on cerebral haemodynamics. Both were associated with an increase of cerebral blood flow velocity which ended when phototherapy was stopped...
  47. ncbi request reprint Liquid ventilation in an infant with persistent interstitial pulmonary emphysema
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Perinat Med 29:158-62. 2001
    ..We concluded that PLV could be effective in prolonging the survival of infants with PIPE; its application represents an effective form of respiratory support in infants with chronic lung disease...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic ibuprofen for the prevention of intraventricular hemorrhage among preterm infants: a multicenter, randomized study
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Pediatrics 115:1529-35. 2005
    ..To confirm this hypothesis, we planned the present prospective study...
  49. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of oxatomide in preterm infants
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital, University of Florence School of Medicine, Viale Morgagni, 85, Florence, Italy
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 28:207-10. 2002
    ..0 h, 37.4 +/- 4.2 l/kg, and 468 +/- 52 ng/ml/h, respectively. Our study, therefore, demonstrated that a dose of 1 mg/kg/day oxatomide was effective in reaching therapeutic plasma levels in preterm infants without inducing adverse effects...
  50. ncbi request reprint Bilirubin influence on oxidative lung damage and surfactant surface tension properties
    Carlo Dani
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Pediatr Pulmonol 38:179-85. 2004
    ..These findings may have relevance to the management of premature neonates suffering from respiratory distress syndrome and hyperbilirubinemia...
  51. ncbi request reprint Perfluorocarbons attenuate oxidative lung damage
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, University of Florence School of Medicine, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Pediatr Pulmonol 36:322-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that animals treated with TLV showed lower oxidative lung damage compared to animals treated with CMV...
  52. ncbi request reprint Brain hemodynamic effects of doxapram in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Biol Neonate 89:69-74. 2006
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  53. ncbi request reprint [Prophylaxis of group B beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections]
    C Dani
    Cattedra di Neonatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Firenze
    Acta Biomed Ateneo Parmense 71:541-5. 2000
    ..To date, there are no guidelines on the management of the asymptomatic neonate whose mothers have been treated with chemopropylaxis intra-partum...
  54. ncbi request reprint The role of blood transfusions and iron intake on retinopathy of prematurity
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital, University of Florence School of Medicine, Viale Morgagni, 85, Florence, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 62:57-63. 2001
    ..The role of blood transfusions and iron intake in the pathogenesis or retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is controversial...
  55. ncbi request reprint Early extubation and nasal continuous positive airway pressure after surfactant treatment for respiratory distress syndrome among preterm infants <30 weeks' gestation
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Pediatrics 113:e560-3. 2004
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  56. ncbi request reprint Brain hemodynamic changes in preterm infants after maintenance dose caffeine and aminophylline treatment
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Biol Neonate 78:27-32. 2000
    ..To investigate the acute effects of low-dose caffeine and aminophylline on cerebral blood flow in preterm infants, using both near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and cerebral Doppler ultrasonography...
  57. ncbi request reprint Role of heme oxygenase and bilirubin in oxidative stress in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Pediatr Res 56:873-7. 2004
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  58. ncbi request reprint Dopamine infusion and anterior pituitary gland function in very low birth weight infants
    Luca Filippi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Biol Neonate 89:274-80. 2006
    ..Previous studies demonstrated that dopamine infusion reduces plasma concentration of thyroxine (T4), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), prolactin (PRL), and growth hormone (GH) in adults, children, and infants...
  59. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of antioxidant enzymes in preterm infants
    Chiara Poggi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, Neonatology Section, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:131-4. 2012
    ..Evidence is growing about the associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in genes involved in OS or antioxidant response and the occurrence of neonatal morbidities...
  60. ncbi request reprint Fluconazole prophylaxis prevents invasive fungal infection in high-risk, very low birth weight infants
    Giovanna Bertini
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Division of Neonatology, University of Florence School of Medicine, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Pediatr 147:162-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the benefit of fluconazole prophylaxis in preventing invasive fungal infection in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants with central vascular access...
  61. ncbi request reprint Early postnatal doppler assessment of cerebral blood flow velocity in healthy preterm and term infants
    Marco Pezzati
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Careggi University Hospital, Firenze, Italy
    Dev Med Child Neurol 44:745-52. 2002
    ..The narrow time frame (2 to 8 hours) that we used to evaluate cerebral blood flow velocity often represents a significant moment at which decisions are made that can be fundamental for the outcome of the newborn infant...
  62. ncbi request reprint Congenital syphilis: unique clinical presentation in three preterm newborns
    Luca Filippi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Perinat Med 32:90-4. 2004
    ..This lesion is probably due to a syphilitic endarteritis, and has rarely been described before in preterm infants...
  63. ncbi request reprint Transepidermal water loss and cerebral hemodynamics in preterm infants: conventional versus LED phototherapy
    Giovanna Bertini
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Division of Neonatology, University of Florence School of Medicine, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 167:37-42. 2008
    ..03 m/s at time 0 to 0.16 +/- 0.07 m/s at time 3. We conclude that LPT, emitting light within the 450-470-nm spectrum for optimal bilirubin degradation, can be preferable to CPT for the therapy of hyperbilirubinemia in preterm infants...
  64. ncbi request reprint Dopamine infusion and hypothyroxinaemia in very low birth weight preterm infants
    Luca Filippi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University Careggi Hospital, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 163:7-13. 2004
    ..These differences were further confirmed even after gestational age stratification and mathematical correction for differences in clinical conditions. The effects of dopamine appear to be dose-dependent...
  65. ncbi request reprint Maternal education and the incidence and duration of breast feeding: a prospective study
    Giovanna Bertini
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence School of Medicine, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:447-52. 2003
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  66. ncbi request reprint Central venous catheters and cardiac tamponade in preterm infants
    Marco Pezzati
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Careggi University Hospital, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 30:2253-6. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of cardiac tamponade related to peripherally inserted central catheters in newborns weighing less than 1,500 g during the past 8 years and to provide guidelines in order to avoid death due to this complication...
  67. ncbi request reprint Hypernatraemia induced by sodium polystyrene sulphonate (Kayexalate) in two extremely low birth weight newborns
    Luca Filippi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:271-5. 2004
    ..We describe two ELBW infants affected by hyperkalaemia, treated with Kayexalate, who developed serious hypernatraemia, that has never been reported before in preterm infants...
  68. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary hypertension of the neonate resistant to inhaled nitric oxide
    Luca Filippi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Pediatr 147:867. 2005
  69. ncbi request reprint Experimentally-induced acute lung injury: the protective effect of hydroxyethyl starch
    Alessandro Di Filippo
    Department of Critical Care, University of Florence, c o A U O C Careggi, Viale Morgagni 85, Firenze 50124, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 36:345-52. 2006
    ..05). In conclusion, rabbits treated with hydroxyethyl starch, (130/0.4) 6%, demonstrated reductions of hypoxemia, inflammatory response, and oxidative lung damage, compared to raabbits treated with Ringer's acetate or modified gelatin...
  70. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of gastro-oesophageal reflux in preterm infants: sonography vs. pH-monitoring
    Marco Pezzati
    Section of Neonatology, Nuovo Ospedale San Giovanni di Dio, Firenze, Italy
    Neonatology 91:162-6. 2007
    ..To compare the ultrasound examination with pH-metry in order to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of sonography for diagnosis of gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) in preterm infants...
  71. ncbi request reprint A trial of preventing early- and late-onset Group B streptococcal sepsis with combined intrapartum chemoprophylaxis and universal neonatal screening
    Giovanna Bertini
    Division of Neonatology, University of Florence Firenze, Toscana, Italy
    J Perinat Med 34:420-4. 2006
    ..This strategy, however, does not seem to prevent the occurrence of late-onset neonatal group B streptococcal disease...
  72. ncbi request reprint Umbilical cord care in premature infants: the effect of two different cord-care regimens (salicylic sugar powder vs chlorhexidine) on cord separation time and other outcomes
    Marco Pezzati
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Section of Neonatology, University of Firenze School of Medicine, Firenze, Italy
    Pediatrics 112:e275. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of 2 cord-care regimens (salicylic sugar powder vs chlorhexidine as a 4% detergent water solution) on cord separation time and other outcomes in preterm infants...
  73. ncbi request reprint Bronze baby syndrome and the risk of kernicterus
    Giovanna Bertini
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence School of Medicine, Careggi University Hospital, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 94:968-71. 2005
    ..From this case and from other cases reported in the literature, we must stress that, even if the level at which hyperbilirubinemia poses a threat remains undefined, BBS may constitute an additional risk of developing kernicterus...
  74. ncbi request reprint Haemodynamic changes in the brain after vaginal delivery and caesarean section in healthy term infants
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, University of Florence School of Medicine, Italy
    BJOG 109:202-6. 2002
    ..To investigate whether the mode of delivery may affect neonatal cerebral haemodynamics during the first hour of life...
  75. doi request reprint Group B streptococcal late-onset sepsis with submandibular phlegmon in a premature infant after beginning of breast-feeding
    Giovanna Bertini
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Maternal and Neonatal Department, Careggi University Hospital, Firenze, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:213-5. 2008
    ..The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay for group B Streptococcus showed the presence of the same serotype in mother's milk. At 24 months of age the infant's neurodevelopment was normal...
  76. ncbi request reprint Shwachman syndrome in a preterm newborn associated with transient diabetes mellitus
    Luca Filippi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 34:219-23. 2002
  77. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical embolism in a preterm infant
    Luca Filippi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University Careggi Hospital, Viale Morgagni, 85 I1 50134 Florence, Italy
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:713-6. 2004
    ..The high incidence of PFO and central venous catheter-related deep venous thrombosis in newborn infants suggest that paradoxical embolism is probably a more common complication than has been thought...
  78. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous bilirubin measurement: evaluation of Bilitest
    Giovanna Bertini
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital, University of Florence School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Neonatology 93:101-5. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the Bilitest BB 77trade mark (Bertocchi SRL Elettromedicali, Cremona, Italy), a new device for noninvasive transcutaneous total bilirubin measurement...
  79. doi request reprint Cerebral venous thrombosis treated with enoxaparin in an IUGR neonate with DIC
    G Bertini
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Careggi, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:899-902. 2009
    ..A thrombosis of cortical cerebral veins and intracerebral haemorrhage in the right frontal paramedian region was observed...
  80. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of neonatal acute respiratory disorders. A multicenter study on incidence and fatality rates of neonatal acute respiratory disorders according to gestational age, maternal age, pregnancy complications and type of delivery. Italian Group of Ne
    F F Rubaltelli
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florence School of Medicine, Italy
    Biol Neonate 74:7-15. 1998
    ..Prematurity, low birth weight and a low Apgar score (< or = 3) at 1 and 5 min as well as a maternal age of > 34 years are risk factors for acute respiratory disorders...
  81. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trial of the effect of cisapride on the pyloric muscle in preterm infants
    M Pezzati
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital, Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 160:572-5. 2001
    ..For the entire week of the study, we found a significantly larger mean daily total gastric aspirate volume in the group of infants treated with cisapride compared to the placebo treated group...
  82. pmc Effect of blood transfusions on oxidative stress in preterm infants
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital, University of Florence School of Medicine, Viale Morgagni, 85 Firenze, Italy
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F408-11. 2004
    ..To confirm the increase in non-transferrin bound iron (NTBI) after packed red cell (PRC) transfusion and to evaluate the association with increased oxidative stress in preterm infants...
  83. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for INSURE failure in preterm infants
    C Dani
    Department of Surgical and Medical Critical Care, Section of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 62:19-20. 2010
    ..Thus, it is possible that the multiple INSURE strategy might decrease the failure rate of INSURE and increase its effectiveness in preventing the need for mechanical ventilation (MV)...
  84. ncbi request reprint Influence of maternal magnesium sulphate and ritodrine treatment on cerebral blood flow velocity of the preterm newborn
    M Pezzati
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Section of Neonatology, University of Firenze School of Medicine, 85 50134 Florence, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:818-23. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effect of antenatal tocolytic administration of magnesium sulphate and ritodrine on the cerebral blood flow velocity and on the cerebral vascular resistance of preterm newborns in the first hours of life...
  85. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis of patent ductus arteriosus with ibuprofen in preterm infants
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 89:1369-74. 2000
    ....
  86. pmc Plasma bilirubin level and oxidative stress in preterm infants
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F119-23. 2003
    ..To assess the hypothesis that changes in plasma total bilirubin levels (Btot) can influence the antioxidant system and oxidative stress in preterm infants...
  87. ncbi request reprint Pericentric inversion of chromosome 2 and echogenic vasculature in the basal ganglia: a new finding?
    Marco Pezzati
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Section of Neonatology, University of Firenze, Careggi University Hospital, Viale Morgagni, 85 50134 Firenze, Italy
    J Clin Ultrasound 33:146-8. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, there has been no previous mention of an association between these entities...
  88. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus epidemic in a neonatal nursery: a strategy of infection control
    Giovanna Bertini
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, University of Florence School of Medicine, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 165:530-5. 2006
    ..The genotyping of the strains by PFGE confirmed the nurse-to-newborn transmission of S. aureus. The measures adopted for controlling the S. aureus outbreak can, in retrospect, be assessed to have been very effective...
  89. ncbi request reprint Is breastfeeding really favoring early neonatal jaundice?
    G Bertini
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Section of Neonatology, University of Florence School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Pediatrics 107:E41. 2001
    ....
  90. doi request reprint The prognostic role of evoked potentials in neonatal hypoxic-ischemic insult
    Silvia Lori
    Neurophysiology Unit, Department of Neuroscience, Careggi University Hospital of Florence, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:69-71. 2011
    ..We reported a literature review of early diagnostic/prognostic role of SSEPs and our preliminary neurophysiological data of prospective study in mild or severe perinatal hypoxic-ischemic insult...
  91. ncbi request reprint Fiberoptic and conventional phototherapy effects on the skin of premature infants
    C Dani
    Division of Neonatology, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Pediatr 138:438-40. 2001
    ..After fiberoptic phototherapy, trans-epidermal water loss significantly increased from ointment-treated and untreated areas, but the increase was less in treated areas...
  92. ncbi request reprint Prediction of early tolerance to enteral feeding by measurement of superior mesenteric artery blood flow velocity: appropriate- versus small-for-gestational-age preterm infants
    M Pezzati
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Section of Neonatology, University of Firenze, Careggi University Hospital, Firenze, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 93:797-802. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether serial Doppler measurements of superior mesenteric artery blood flow velocity could predict early tolerance to enteral feeding in preterm infants...
  93. ncbi request reprint Prevention of bilirubin encephalopathy
    G Bertini
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Biol Neonate 79:219-23. 2001
    ..Full-term neonates who lose a significant amount of weight are especially at risk of significant hyperbilirubinemia and must be treated with ad libitum feeding and intensive phototherapy...
  94. ncbi request reprint Redox status in very-low birth-weight newborns
    L Filippi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Biol Neonate 85:210-6. 2004
    ..The results of the redox status study could suggest the reduced activity of gluconeogenesis and, probably, of beta-oxidation in very-low birth-weight newborns with intrauterine growth retardation...
  95. ncbi request reprint Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in preterm infants treated with methylprednisolone for bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Carlo Dani
    Pediatrics 117:1866-7. 2006
  96. ncbi request reprint Inhaled nitric oxide
    Carlo Dani
    N Engl J Med 353:1626-8; author reply 1626-8. 2005
  97. ncbi request reprint Changes in skin temperature of hyperbilirubinemic newborns under phototherapy: conventional versus fiberoptic device
    Marco Pezzati
    Department of Critical Care Medicine Section of Neonatology University of Firenze, Italy
    Am J Perinatol 19:439-44. 2002
    ..We demonstrated that fibreoptic phototherapy, in contrast to conventional phototherapy, does not induce a significant increase in skin temperature...
  98. ncbi request reprint Volume controlled apparatus for neonatal tidal liquid ventilation
    Chiara Corno
    Dipartimento di Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
    ASAIO J 49:250-8. 2003
    ..The PFC used was RM-101 (Miteni, Milano, Italy). The animals were successfully supported for 4 hours each. Mean arterial O2 pressure was 131.4 mm Hg (range 79.0-184.2), and mean arterial CO2 pressure was 64.8 mm Hg (range 60.0-73.4)...
  99. ncbi request reprint Fluconazole prophylaxis against fungal infection in preterm infants
    Carlo Dani
    N Engl J Med 346:1913-4; author reply 1913-4. 2002
  100. doi request reprint Management of jaundice and prevention of severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia in infants >or=35 weeks gestation
    Vinod K Bhutani
    School of Medicine at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Neonatology 94:63-7. 2008
    ..Translational research is needed to better understand the mechanisms of bilirubin neurotoxicity and potential therapeutic interventions...