Werner Garavello

Summary

Affiliation: University of Milano-Bicocca
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and the risk of oesophageal cancer: An overview of published studies
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 42:957-64. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Intratympanic steroid treatment for sudden deafness: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Werner Garavello
    Otorhinolaryngology Department, DNTB, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Otol Neurotol 33:724-9. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence of inverted papilloma in recurrent nasal polyposis
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Milano Bicocca, DNTB, Monza, Italy
    Laryngoscope 116:221-3. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic influence of gender in patients with oral tongue cancer
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Milano Bicocca, DNTB, Monza, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:768-71. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Oral tongue cancer in young patients: a matched analysis
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Milano Bicocca, DNTB, Ospedale San Gerardo, 20052 Monza MI, Italy
    Oral Oncol 43:894-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Effectiveness of adenotonsillectomy in PFAPA syndrome: a randomized study
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Ospedale San Gerardo, University of Milano Bicocca, DNTB Monza, Italy
    J Pediatr 155:250-3. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Selective reduction of extracellular signal-regulated protein kinase (ERK) phosphorylation in squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 20052 Monza MI, Italy
    Oncol Rep 16:479-84. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for distant metastases in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:762-6. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Nasal lavage in pregnant women with seasonal allergic rhinitis: a randomized study
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, DNTB, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 151:137-41. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The oral cancer epidemic in central and eastern Europe
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 127:160-71. 2010

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and the risk of oesophageal cancer: An overview of published studies
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 42:957-64. 2006
    ..In conclusion, cessation of smoking could have an appreciable impact in reducing (squamous-cell) oesophageal cancer, and represents an obvious priority for prevention and public-health purposes...
  2. doi request reprint Intratympanic steroid treatment for sudden deafness: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Werner Garavello
    Otorhinolaryngology Department, DNTB, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Otol Neurotol 33:724-9. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence of inverted papilloma in recurrent nasal polyposis
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Milano Bicocca, DNTB, Monza, Italy
    Laryngoscope 116:221-3. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the frequency of inverted papilloma in a series of histologic specimens obtained from patients undergoing surgery for recurrent nasal polyposis...
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic influence of gender in patients with oral tongue cancer
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Milano Bicocca, DNTB, Monza, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:768-71. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the independent role of gender in affecting prognosis in patients with anterior tongue cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Oral tongue cancer in young patients: a matched analysis
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Milano Bicocca, DNTB, Ospedale San Gerardo, 20052 Monza MI, Italy
    Oral Oncol 43:894-7. 2007
    ..05). In conclusion, in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue, young age is an independent predictor of worse survival...
  6. doi request reprint Effectiveness of adenotonsillectomy in PFAPA syndrome: a randomized study
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Ospedale San Gerardo, University of Milano Bicocca, DNTB Monza, Italy
    J Pediatr 155:250-3. 2009
    ..To evaluate whether adenotonsillectomy leads to complete resolution in children with PFAPA (periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis) syndrome...
  7. ncbi request reprint Selective reduction of extracellular signal-regulated protein kinase (ERK) phosphorylation in squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 20052 Monza MI, Italy
    Oncol Rep 16:479-84. 2006
    ..The decreased activity of ERK1/2p44/42 in laryngeal SCC might reflect alterations in tumor suppressing activity or might derive from the interplay among various transduction pathways...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for distant metastases in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:762-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the frequency of distant metastases (DM) and to determine the ability of certain clinical and pathologic factors to predict the development of distant metastases...
  9. doi request reprint Nasal lavage in pregnant women with seasonal allergic rhinitis: a randomized study
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, DNTB, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 151:137-41. 2010
    ..However, to date, no studies have specifically investigated this option...
  10. doi request reprint The oral cancer epidemic in central and eastern Europe
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 127:160-71. 2010
    ..6/100,000; APC = 1.3% in 1975-2001). Oral and pharyngeal cancer mortality essentially reflects the different patterns in tobacco smoking and alcohol drinking, including drinking patterns and type of alcohol in central Europe...
  11. doi request reprint Tonsillectomy in children with periodic fever with aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and adenitis syndrome
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    J Pediatr 159:138-42. 2011
    ..To seek evidence supporting a role for tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy in the management of affected children with periodic fever with aphthous stomatitis, pharnygitis, and adenitis (PFAPA) syndrome...
  12. ncbi request reprint Incidence of unexpected malignancies in routine tonsillectomy specimens in children
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, DNTB, San Gerardo Hospital, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Laryngoscope 114:1103-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence of clinically relevant unexpected diagnosis among children who underwent tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy in our units and to review current available series on this topic...
  13. ncbi request reprint Histopathology of routine nasal polypectomy specimens: a review of 2,147 cases
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Milano Bicocca, DNTB, Monza, Italy
    Laryngoscope 115:1866-8. 2005
    ..A review of the literature on the frequency of this event was also performed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nasal rinsing with hypertonic solution: an adjunctive treatment for pediatric seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivitis
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 137:310-4. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify whether nasal irrigation with hypertonic solution should be routinely recommended to children with seasonal grass pollen rhinoconjunctivitis...
  15. doi request reprint Diet diversity and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 47:280-4. 2008
    ..Diet diversity has been recommended to achieve a healthy diet and prevent cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Family history and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:1827-31. 2008
    ..6 for current smokers, heavy drinkers with family history. History of oral and pharyngeal cancer and laryngeal cancer is a strong determinant of oral and pharyngeal cancer risk, independent from tobacco and alcohol...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in oesophageal cancer incidence and mortality in Europe
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa l9, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:1118-29. 2008
    ..Changes in smoking habits and alcohol drinking for men, and perhaps nutrition, diet and physical activity for both sexes, can partly or largely explain these trends...
  18. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and tobacco use, and cancer risk for upper aerodigestive tract and liver
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:340-4. 2008
    ..An interaction between alcohol drinking and tobacco smoking has been reported, but the issue is not adequately assessed...
  19. doi request reprint Diet diversity and the risk of laryngeal cancer: a case-control study from Italy and Switzerland
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 45:85-9. 2009
    ..The results were consistent across strata of age, alcohol drinking and tobacco smoking. This study suggests that a diet not only rich but also varied in fruit and vegetables is related to a decreased risk of laryngeal cancer risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer: a case-control study from Italy
    Marta Rossi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1621-5. 2007
    ..None of the associations were significant after further allowance for vitamin C, probably on account of the high collinearity between these compounds...
  21. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of alcohol drinking and oral and pharyngeal cancers. Part 1: overall results and dose-risk relation
    Irene Tramacere
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Oral Oncol 46:497-503. 2010
    ..02 for 125g ethanol/day. This meta-analysis provides more precise evidence of a gross excess of OPC risk for heavy alcohol drinkers. It also indicates an increased risk for moderate doses, i.e., <or=1 drink or 10g ethanol/day...
  22. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and risk of squamous cell esophageal cancer
    Marta Rossi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:1560-4. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this study suggests that flavanone intake is inversely associated with esophageal cancer risk and may account, with vitamin C, for the protective effect of fruit, especially citrus fruit, on esophageal cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Type of alcoholic beverage and the risk of laryngeal cancer
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:69-73. 2006
    ..88 and 1.15. This study thus indicates that in the Italian population characterized by frequent wine consumption, wine is the beverage most strongly related to the risk of laryngeal cancer...
  24. doi request reprint Age-period-cohort analysis of oral cancer mortality in Europe: the end of an epidemic?
    Martina Bonifazi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 47:400-7. 2011
    ..These trends essentially reflect the changes in alcohol and tobacco consumption in various populations...
  25. doi request reprint Diet diversity and the risk of squamous cell esophageal cancer
    Ersilia Lucenteforte
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 123:2397-400. 2008
    ..These results add epidemiological support to the dietary guidelines recommending a more varied diet, particularly in fruit and vegetables, for esophageal cancer prevention...
  26. doi request reprint Dietary factors and oral and pharyngeal cancer risk
    Ersilia Lucenteforte
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 45:461-7. 2009
    ..In western countries, selected aspects of diet may account for 20-25% of oral and pharyngeal cancer, and the population attributable risk increases to 85-95% when tobacco and alcohol consumption are also considered...
  27. doi request reprint Family history of cancer and the risk of laryngeal cancer: a case-control study from Italy and Switzerland
    Werner Garavello
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 130:665-70. 2012
    ..3) and kidney (OR = 3.8, 95% CI 1.2-12.1) cancer were also associated to an increased risk of laryngeal cancer, while no significant increase in risk was found for family history of cancer at all sites, excluding the larynx (OR = 1.1)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of smoking cessation on the risk of laryngeal cancer: an overview of published studies
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Laboratory of Epidemiology, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 42:866-72. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint MAP kinase modulation in squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity
    Alessia Aguzzi
    Department of Neurosciences and Biomedical Technologies, San Gerardo Hospital, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Anticancer Res 29:303-8. 2009
    ..Mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) are proteins which transduce a vast array of extracellular signals into intracellular responses. The role of MAPK signalling pathway in cancer is not completely understood...
  30. ncbi request reprint Family history of cancer, its combination with smoking and drinking, and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1390-3. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk associated with alcohol and tobacco use: focus on upper aero-digestive tract and liver
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Alcohol Res Health 29:193-8. 2006
    ..For squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, alcohol and tobacco also appear to increase risk synergistically. With liver cancer, in contrast, alcohol consumption and tobaacco use appear to be independent risk factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Trends in laryngeal cancer mortality in Europe
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 119:673-81. 2006
    ..Despite recent declines, the persistence of a wide variability in male laryngeal cancer mortality indicates that there is still ample scope for prevention of laryngeal cancer in Europe...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hypersaline nasal irrigation in children with symptomatic seasonal allergic rhinitis: a randomized study
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, D N T B, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 14:140-3. 2003
    ..This study supports the use of nasal irrigation with hypertonic saline in the pediatric patient with seasonal allergic rhinitis during the pollen season. This treatment was tolerable, inexpensive and effective...
  34. ncbi request reprint Expression of cell cycle regulatory proteins and analysis of apoptosis in normal nasal mucosa and in nasal polyps
    Werner Garavello
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Am J Rhinol 19:549-53. 2005
    ..We have evaluated the expression and localization of some of the regulatory proteins that direct the cell through the specific sequence of events culminating in mitosis or apoptosis in nasal polyps...
  35. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of alcohol drinking and oral and pharyngeal cancers. Part 2: results by subsites
    Federica Turati
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Oral Oncol 46:720-6. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the alcohol-related RRs are higher for pharyngeal than for oral cancer, particularly at higher doses, while the association with cancer of the tongue was similar to that for oral cancer...
  36. doi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of single-breath and tidal-breath exhaled nitric oxide measurements
    Sara Torretta
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Res 73:221-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the possible correlation and correspondence between eNO(SB) and eNO(TB) and the impact of potential confounders in children with chronic adenotonsillar disease...
  37. doi request reprint Risk of recurrence in children operated for thyroglossal duct cysts: A systematic review
    Francesca Galluzzi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 48:222-7. 2013
    ..To determine the rate of recurrence following surgical treatment of thyroglossal duct cysts (TDGCs) in children...
  38. doi request reprint Nasopharyngeal biofilm-producing otopathogens in children with nonsevere recurrent acute otitis media
    Sara Torretta
    Department of Specialistic Surgical Sciences, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 146:991-6. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate nasopharyngeal biofilm-producing otopathogens (BPOs) of nasopharyngeal swabs (NPS) in children with a history of nonsevere recurrent acute otitis media (RAOM) and healthy controls...
  39. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of laryngeal cancer
    Andrea Altieri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Laboratory of Epidemiology, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 41:956-65. 2005
    ..Alcohol drinking may influence laryngeal cancer risk particularly through its direct contact or solvent action, perhaps by enhancing the effects of tobacco or other environmental carcinogens...
  40. doi request reprint Lymphomas of head and neck in pediatric patients
    Renato Maria Gaini
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Milano Bicocca, DNTB, Monza, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:S65-70. 2009
    ..This article reviews the epidemiology, presentation, diagnosis, staging, treatment and prognosis of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas in children...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hypertonic or isotonic saline for allergic rhinitis in children
    Werner Garavello
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 16:91-2. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Reversed ipsilateral acoustic reflex: a study on subjects treated with muscle relaxants
    Alberto Ciardo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Ospedale Bassini, Cinisello Balsamo MI, Italy
    Ear Hear 26:96-103. 2005
    ..To rule out any possible involvement of the middle ear muscles in the genesis of the reversed ipsilateral acoustic reflex (RIAR)...