F Facchinetti

Summary

Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Herbal supplements in pregnancy: unexpected results from a multicentre study
    F Facchinetti
    Unit of Obstetrics, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Hum Reprod 27:3161-7. 2012
  2. doi The pregnant uterus as a psycho-endocrine organ
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:33-6. 2012
  3. ncbi Cervical length changes during preterm cervical ripening: effects of 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Unit of Obstetrics, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:453.e1-4; discussion 421. 2007
  4. doi Maternal thrombophilia and the risk of recurrence of preeclampsia
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, Unit of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:46.e1-5. 2009
  5. doi Exposure to active and passive smoking during pregnancy and severe small for gestational age at term
    Guglielmina Fantuzzi
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:643-7. 2008
  6. ncbi 17alpha-hydroxy-progesterone effects on cervical proinflammatory agents in women at risk for preterm delivery
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Unit of Obstetrics, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Perinatol 25:503-6. 2008
  7. ncbi International issues in stillbirth
    F Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:425-8. 2008
  8. ncbi Elective cervical ripening in women beyond the 290th day of pregnancy: a randomized trial comparing 2 dinoprostone preparations
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Unit of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Reprod Med 52:945-9. 2007
  9. ncbi Psychosocial factors associated with preterm uterine contractions
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:391-4. 2007
  10. ncbi L-arginine supplementation in patients with gestational hypertension: a pilot study
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Dept, Section of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Hypertens Pregnancy 26:121-30. 2007

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. doi Herbal supplements in pregnancy: unexpected results from a multicentre study
    F Facchinetti
    Unit of Obstetrics, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Hum Reprod 27:3161-7. 2012
    ..How common is the use of herbal supplements during pregnancy and does it adversely affect the pregnancy outcome?..
  2. doi The pregnant uterus as a psycho-endocrine organ
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:33-6. 2012
    ..However, the vast majority of the studies evaluating psychosocial distress denied an association with PTB. Uterine contractility rather than PTB seems associated with distress in pregnancy...
  3. ncbi Cervical length changes during preterm cervical ripening: effects of 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Unit of Obstetrics, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:453.e1-4; discussion 421. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) treatment affect changes in cervical length...
  4. doi Maternal thrombophilia and the risk of recurrence of preeclampsia
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, Unit of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:46.e1-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to determine the impact of thrombophilia on the recurrence of preeclampsia...
  5. doi Exposure to active and passive smoking during pregnancy and severe small for gestational age at term
    Guglielmina Fantuzzi
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:643-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the relationship between active smoking as well as environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure and severe small for gestational age (SGA) at term in a sample of pregnant Italian women...
  6. ncbi 17alpha-hydroxy-progesterone effects on cervical proinflammatory agents in women at risk for preterm delivery
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Unit of Obstetrics, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Perinatol 25:503-6. 2008
    ..017). In patients at risk of preterm labor, high-dose 17P simultaneously inhibits both cervical proinflammatory IL-1beta secretion and the progressive shortening of the cervix...
  7. ncbi International issues in stillbirth
    F Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:425-8. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi Elective cervical ripening in women beyond the 290th day of pregnancy: a randomized trial comparing 2 dinoprostone preparations
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Unit of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Reprod Med 52:945-9. 2007
    ..To determine the better performer among cervical ripening agents for the elective induction of labor...
  9. ncbi Psychosocial factors associated with preterm uterine contractions
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:391-4. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate how sociodemographic factors, psychosocial adaptation to pregnancy and well-being levels are associated with the onset of preterm uterine contractions allowing symptomatic preterm labor...
  10. ncbi L-arginine supplementation in patients with gestational hypertension: a pilot study
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Dept, Section of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Hypertens Pregnancy 26:121-30. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of L-arginine (L-Arg) supplementation on clinical outcomes and blood pressure (BP) changes in patients with gestational hypertension...
  11. ncbi The relationship between headache and preeclampsia: a case-control study
    F Facchinetti
    Unit of Psychobiology of Reproduction, UCADH, Mother Infant Department, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 121:143-8. 2005
    ..Thus, we investigated the association between headache and PE...
  12. ncbi Evidence that natural benzodiazepine-like compounds increase during spontaneous labour
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Azienda Policlinico, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:25-9. 2006
    ..Again no significant changes were found in the CS group. These findings suggest for the first time that labour is associated with a marked increase of NBDZ which could be envisaged as a stress-related event...
  13. ncbi Diclofenac pyrrolidine versus Ketoprofen for the relief of pain from episiotomy: a randomized controlled trial
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:951-5. 2005
    ..We performed a randomized double-blind controlled trial to compare the effectiveness and side-effects of two analgesics in the management of postpartum perineal pain. Patient preference toward the two medications was also analyzed...
  14. doi Migraine is a risk factor for hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: a prospective cohort study
    F Facchinetti
    Unit of Psychobiology of Reproduction UCADH, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Cephalalgia 29:286-92. 2009
    ..97, 95% CI 0.98, 3.98). Women with migraine are to be considered at increased risk of developing hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. The diagnosis of primary headaches should be taken into account at antenatal examination...
  15. ncbi Pharmacological use of progesterone and 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate in the prevention of preterm delivery
    F Facchinetti
    Unit of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 61:401-9. 2009
    ....
  16. doi A multicenter, case-control study on risk factors for antepartum stillbirth
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:407-10. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi Thrombophilic mutations are a main risk factor for placental abruption
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Dept, Univ of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Haematologica 88:785-8. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate inherited thrombophilic factor V Leiden and factor II A20210 mutations in women presenting with abruption of a normally implanted placenta...
  18. ncbi Sumatriptan (50 mg tablets vs. 25 mg suppositories) in the acute treatment of menstrually related migraine and oral contraceptive-induced menstrual migraine: a pilot study
    Fabio Facchinetti
    UCADH Section Psychobiology of Reproduction, Mother Infant Dept, Univ of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 26:773-9. 2010
    ..A single dose of medication sufficed for pain relief without relapse in 47.4% of the attacks (MRM: 66%; OCMM: 33%). Both formulations were well tolerated...
  19. ncbi Platelet responsiveness to L-arginine in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
    I Neri
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Hypertens Pregnancy 19:323-30. 2000
    ....
  20. ncbi The PFA-100 system for the assessment of platelet function in normotensive and hypertensive pregnancies
    M Marietta
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Haematology, Ospedale Policlinico, University of Modena, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Clin Lab Haematol 23:131-4. 2001
    ..In hypertensive patients a significant decrease in platelet function was found by using the PFA-100 system...
  21. ncbi Chemical ripening of the cervix with intracervical application of sodium nitroprusside: a randomized controlled trial
    F Facchinetti
    Department of Gynaecologica, Obstetrics and Paediatric Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Hum Reprod 15:2224-7. 2000
    ..The chemical ripening of the cervix with sodium nitroprusside intracervical gel is an efficacious procedure in first-trimester pregnancy...
  22. ncbi Acupuncture versus pharmacological approach to reduce Hyperemesis gravidarum discomfort
    I Neri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 57:471-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of acupuncture sessions plus acupressure with a metoclopramide/vitamin B12 treatment...
  23. ncbi Fetal bacterial infections in antepartum stillbirth: a case series
    F Monari
    Obstetric Unit, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 89:1049-54. 2013
    ..This study aims to assess the frequency of fetal bacterial infections in stillbirth (SB) and to evaluate the best samples for the diagnosis of infection-related SB...
  24. ncbi A comparison of glyceryl trinitrate with diclofenac for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea: an open, randomized, cross-over trial
    F Facchinetti
    Departments of Gynecological, Obstetrics and Pediatric Sciences, Unit of Psychobiology of Reproduction, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 16:39-43. 2002
    ..Eight patients stopped using GTN because headache--attributed to its use--became intolerable. These findings indicate that GTN has a reduced efficacy and tolerability by comparison with DCF in the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea...
  25. ncbi Elevated plasma levels of factor VIII in women with early recurrent miscarriage
    M Marietta
    Department of Oncology and Hematology, Section of Hematology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Thromb Haemost 1:2536-9. 2003
    ..This paper examines whether or not elevated factor (F)VIII:C plasma levels, which have been demonstrated to be an independent risk factor for venous thromboembolism, are a risk factor for early recurrent miscarriages also...
  26. ncbi Acupuncture plus moxibustion to resolve breech presentation: a randomized controlled study
    I Neri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 15:247-52. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi Induction of labor in women with oligohydramnios
    Paolo Venturini
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:129-32. 2005
    ..To prospectively evaluate the outcome of labor induction in women with oligohydramnios at term...
  28. doi Herb remedies during pregnancy: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials
    G Dante
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:306-12. 2013
    ..The use of herbal remedies has been documented both among various patient groups and in the general population to promote health. The aim of this systematic review is to analyze the benefits of herb use during pregnancy...
  29. doi Relation between maternal thrombophilia and stillbirth according to causes/associated conditions of death
    F Monari
    University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Mother Infant Dept, Modena, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 88:251-4. 2012
    ..To investigate maternal thrombophilia in cases of Stillbirth (SB), also an uncertain topic because most case series were not characterised for cause/associated conditions of death...
  30. ncbi Effects of acute L-arginine infusion on non-stress test in hypertensive pregnant women
    I Neri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 16:23-6. 2004
    ..The present report evaluates the effect of acute L-arginine administration on fetal heart variables by a computerized non-stress test (NST) analysis...
  31. ncbi Immunological changes and stress are associated with different implantation rates in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer
    A Gallinelli
    Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Pediatric Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Fertil Steril 76:85-91. 2001
    ..Such a condition, in turn, is associated with a reduced implantation rate in women undergoing IVF-ET...
  32. ncbi Psychological group support attenuates distress of waiting in couples scheduled for assisted reproduction
    M Tarabusi
    MotherInfant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 25:273-9. 2004
    ..CBT avoids such a 'waiting stress' and could be useful for stimulating discussion and awareness inside the couple. Shortening the waiting list and psychological support would be provided by infertility centres..
  33. ncbi Antithrombin plasma levels decrease is associated with preeclampsia worsening
    M Marietta
    Department of Oncology and Haematology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Int J Lab Hematol 31:227-32. 2009
    ..6 +/- 21.3% from 77.8 +/- 15.1%, P = 0.005). Our study demonstrates that a significant drop in AT levels is associated with the clinical worsening of PE, regardless of its severity...
  34. ncbi Clinical use of nitric oxide donors and L-arginine in obstetrics
    Viviana De Pace
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:569-79. 2007
    ..Moreover, although anecdotal, the experience of sudden uterine relaxation using NO donors in obstetric emergencies remains of great clinical value...
  35. ncbi Changes in cervical nitric oxide concentration correlate with Bishop score and cervical length modifications in prostaglandin E2-mediated induction of labor
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Mother Infant Department, Modena Policlinico Hospital, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 13:203-8. 2006
    ..We studied the effect of the dinoprostone on cervical NO release in pregnant women, and we investigated the relationship between cervical NO metabolites, cervical length, and Bishop score...
  36. ncbi Ripening of the cervix with sodium nitroprusside in nonpregnant women
    F Piccinini
    Department of Gynecological, Obstetric, and Pediatric Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio, Emilia, Italy
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 10:438-42. 2003
    ..Few clinical trials have examined the effects of nitric oxide donors on the human cervix. We address the question of the ultrastructural and clinical effects of topical NO donor on the nonpregnant human cervix...
  37. ncbi Polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution (Isocolan) for constipation during pregnancy: an observational open-label study
    Isabella Neri
    Clinica Ostetrica, Modena, Italy
    J Midwifery Womens Health 49:355-8. 2004
    ..These preliminary findings indicate that PEG-4000 may be an effective choice for the treatment of constipation during pregnancy...
  38. ncbi Effect of L-arginine on blood pressure in pregnancy-induced hypertension: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Isabella Neri
    Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:277-81. 2006
    ..To evaluate the antihypertensive efficacy of L-arginine (L-Arg) repeated infusions in women affected by gestational hypertension...
  39. doi Computerized evaluation of fetal heart rate during tocolytic treatment: comparison between atosiban and ritodrine
    Isabella Neri
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Perinatol 26:259-63. 2009
    ..With respect with atosiban, ritodrine treatment induces tachycardia and a lower variability of fetal heart rate. Such changes could be erroneously interpreted as signal of fetal distress, namely at lower gestational age...
  40. ncbi Comparison of two preparations of dinoprostone for pre-induction of labour in nulliparous women with very unfavourable cervical condition: a randomised clinical trial
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Unit of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 119:189-93. 2005
    ..However, the use of vaginal inserts reduces the need for obstetric interventions and allows shorter periods in hospital...
  41. ncbi Endothelin-1 and nitric oxide levels are related to cardiovascular risk factors but are not modified by estradiol replacement in healthy postmenopausal women. A cross-sectional and a randomized cross-over study
    Angelo Cagnacci
    Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Modena, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Maturitas 44:117-24. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether in healthy postmenopausal women endothelial substances such as endothelin-1 (ET-1) and nitric oxide are related to cardiovascular risk factors and can be influenced by estradiol replacement...
  42. ncbi L-arginine supplementation in women with chronic hypertension: impact on blood pressure and maternal and neonatal complications
    Isabella Neri
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1456-60. 2010
    ..To evaluate L-arginine (L-Arg) supplementation in pregnant women with chronic hypertension and its effects on blood pressure (BP) and maternal and neonatal complications...
  43. ncbi Preterm delivery and exposure to active and passive smoking during pregnancy: a case-control study from Italy
    Guglielmina Fantuzzi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:194-200. 2007
    ..Smoking during pregnancy was strongly associated with preterm delivery with a dose-response effect. ETS exposure in non-smoking women was associated only with early preterm delivery...
  44. doi The role of fetal autopsy and placental examination in the causes of fetal death: a retrospective study of 132 cases of stillbirths
    L Reggiani Bonetti
    Dipartimento Integrato Servizi Diagnostici e di Laboratorio e di Medicina Legale, Sezione di Anatomia Patologica, Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 283:231-41. 2011
    ..To investigate the most plausible cause of stillbirth by evaluating clinical records and postmortem examination findings including placental analysis...
  45. doi Group B Streptococcus early-onset disease in Emilia-romagna: review after introduction of a screening-based approach
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Modena, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:115-21. 2010
    ..Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a leading cause of neonatal bacterial infections. Early-onset infections have decreased in recent years but, despite considerable efforts poured into prevention, cases continue to occur...
  46. ncbi Chlorhexidine vaginal flushings versus systemic ampicillin in the prevention of vertical transmission of neonatal group B streptococcus, at term
    F Facchinetti
    Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Pediatric Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 11:84-8. 2002
    ..To investigate the efficacy of intrapartum vaginal flushings with chlorhexidine compared with ampicillin in preventing group B streptococcus transmission to neonates...
  47. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral treatment decreases cardiovascular and neuroendocrine reaction to stress in women waiting for assisted reproduction
    F Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, Unit of Psychobiology of Reproduction UCADH University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:162-73. 2004
    ..The present findings indicate that CBT is useful for decreasing the level of distress in patients submitted to IVF-ET treatment...
  48. ncbi Physiological doses of estradiol decrease nocturnal blood pressure in normotensive postmenopausal women
    A Cagnacci
    Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Am J Physiol 276:H1355-60. 1999
    ..38; P = 0.0067). In normotensive postmenopausal women, physiological doses of estradiol amplify the nocturnal decline of blood pressure...
  49. ncbi Angiotensin-converting enzyme and adducin-1 polymorphisms in women with preeclampsia and gestational hypertension
    Chiara Mandò
    Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Clinical Sciences L Sacco, University of Milan, Italy
    Reprod Sci 16:819-26. 2009
    ..This was confirmed in mild PE, whereas no significance was found in severe PE. This could suggest that different factors may lead to mild and severe PE, with ACE polymorphism playing a more important role in the mild form...
  50. ncbi Changes in the cervical competence in preterm labour
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    BJOG 112:23-7. 2005
    ..A complex interaction between cytokines, prostaglandins (PGs) and NO is the key biochemical pathway accounting for the preterm ripening of the cervix...
  51. ncbi Gestational weight gain in overweight and obese women enrolled in a healthy lifestyle and eating habits program
    E Petrella
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy and
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 27:1348-52. 2014
    ..Abstract Objectives: To determine whether changes in lifestyle in women with BMI > 25 could decrease gestational weight gain and unfavorable pregnancy outcomes...
  52. ncbi Intratesticular Doppler flow, seminal plasma nitrites/nitrates, and nonobstructive sperm extraction from patients with obstructive and nonobstructive azoospermia
    C Battaglia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Fertil Steril 75:1088-94. 2001
    ..The correlation of testicular Doppler values with nitric oxide and testicular sperm extraction was further evaluated...
  53. ncbi Absence of neonatal streptococcal colonization after planned cesarean section
    Alberto Berardi
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Policlinico, Modena
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1012-3. 2006
  54. doi Obstetricians' and midwives' attitudes toward cesarean section
    Francesca Monari
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital, Modena, Italy
    Birth 35:129-35. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the attitudes toward cesarean section of midwives and obstetricians who worked in the same geographical area...
  55. ncbi Hyperemesis gravidarum complicated by Wernicke encephalopathy: background, case report, and review of the literature
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program, Modena Policlinico Hospital, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 61:255-68. 2006
    ..We also underline the necessity to promptly replace vitamin B1 when neurologic symptoms and/or signs develop in a patient with hyperemesis gravidarum...
  56. ncbi Effects of three different stimulations (acupuncture, moxibustion, acupuncture plus moxibustion) of BL.67 acupoint at small toe on fetal behavior of breech presentation
    Isabella Neri
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100, Modena, Italy
    Am J Chin Med 35:27-33. 2007
    ..67 acupoint. Unfortunately these small series of data do not allow us to draw any conclusion about the effectiveness of the different treatments...
  57. ncbi Induction of labor at term using isosorbide mononitrate simultaneously with dinoprostone compared to dinoprostone treatment alone: a randomized, controlled trial
    Monika M Wolfler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1617-22. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine whether isosorbide mononitrate (IMN) given simultaneously with dinoprostone in term pregnancies is superior to dinoprostone alone to promote delivery...
  58. ncbi Adjuvant L-arginine treatment in controlled ovarian hyperstimulation: a double-blind, randomized study
    Cesare Battaglia
    Reproductive Medicine Unit, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 13, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Hum Reprod 17:659-65. 2002
    ..Nitric oxide, formed in vivo from L-arginine, may play a key role in follicular maturation and ovulation...
  59. ncbi Different effects of tibolone and low-dose EPT in the management of postmenopausal women with primary headaches
    Rossella E Nappi
    Research Center for Reproductive Medicine, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Menopause 13:818-25. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi Efficacy of Cimicifuga racemosa on climacteric complaints: a randomized study versus low-dose transdermal estradiol
    Rossella E Nappi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IRCCS S Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 20:30-5. 2005
    ..Hormonal parameters, lipid profile and endometrial thickness were also evaluated...
  61. ncbi A small randomised trial of low-dose aspirin in women at high risk of pre-eclampsia
    Francesca Chiaffarino
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:142-4. 2004
    ..To determine if aspirin (ASA) therapy reduces the incidence of pre-eclampsia in women at high risk of this condition...
  62. ncbi Thrombophilia is significantly associated with severe preeclampsia: results of a large-scale, case-controlled study
    Giorgio Mello
    The Maternal Fetal Medicine High Risk Pregnancies Unit, University of Florence, Italy
    Hypertension 46:1270-4. 2005
    ..Thrombophilia also augments the risk of life-threatening maternal complications and adverse perinatal outcomes in preeclamptic patients...
  63. doi Vascular risk in young women with polycystic ovary and polycystic ovary syndrome
    Cesare Battaglia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 111:385-95. 2008
    ..To estimate if young polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients have subclinical risks of vascular disease compared with eumenorrheic polycystic ovary (PCO) women and healthy controls...
  64. ncbi Factor V Leiden in pregnancies complicated by placental abruption
    Fabio Facchinetti
    BJOG 111:93; author reply 93-4. 2004
  65. ncbi Nitric oxide levels in women with missed and threatened abortion: results of a pilot study
    Roberto Paradisi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, S Orsola Hospital, University Alma Mater Studiorum of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Fertil Steril 88:744-8. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi Second trimester abortion using isosorbide mononitrate in addition to gemeprost compared with gemeprost alone: a double-blind randomized, placebo-controlled multicenter trial
    Wolfgang Eppel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:856-61. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine whether second-trimester abortion using isosorbide mononitrate (IMN) in addition to gemeprost is more effective and reduces side effects compared with gemeprost alone...
  67. ncbi Non-stress test changes during acupuncture plus moxibustion on BL67 point in breech presentation
    Isabella Neri
    Clinica Ostetrica, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 9:158-62. 2002
    ..For comparison, the same changes were assessed during placebo acupuncture (minimal acupuncture) in the same subjects...
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    Fabio Facchinetti
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 25:1-2. 2004
  69. ncbi Prevention of group B streptococcal infection in a North-Italian area
    Alberto Berardi
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:691-2. 2004