M A Giamberardino

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chieti
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc New insights into the cardiovascular risk of migraine and the role of white matter hyperintensities: is gold all that glitters?
    Claudio Tana
    Department of Medicine, G, D Annunzio University of Chieti, and Center of Excellence on Aging, G, D Annunzio University Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    J Headache Pain 14:9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Myofascial pain syndromes and their evaluation
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Ce S I, G d Annunzio Foundation, Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, Chieti University, via Carlo de Tocco n 3, Chieti, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 25:185-98. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Effects of treatment of myofascial trigger points on the pain of fibromyalgia
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, Ce S I, G d Annunzio Foundation, University of Chieti, Chieti 66100, Italy
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:393-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Viscero-visceral hyperalgesia: characterization in different clinical models
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Italy
    Pain 151:307-22. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Women and visceral pain: are the reproductive organs the main protagonists? Mini-review at the occasion of the "European Week Against Pain in Women 2007"
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, Ce S I, G d Annunzio Foundation, Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, via Colle del Ara, 66013 Chieti Scalo Chieti, Italy
    Eur J Pain 12:257-60. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Contribution of myofascial trigger points to migraine symptoms
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Headache Center, Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University Ce S I, G d Annunzio Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    J Pain 8:869-78. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pain symptoms and referred sensory and trophic changes in patients with gallbladder pathology
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Ce S I, G d Annunzio Foundation, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Pescara, Italy
    Pain 114:239-49. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Pain threshold variations in somatic wall tissues as a function of menstrual cycle, segmental site and tissue depth in non-dysmenorrheic women, dysmenorrheic women and men
    M A Giamberardino
    Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, Institute of Medical Pathophysiology, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Italy
    Pain 71:187-97. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of indices of skeletal muscle contraction in areas of referred hyperalgesia from an artificial ureteric stone in rats
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of, Chieti, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 338:213-6. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of endometriosis on pain behaviors and muscle hyperalgesia induced by a ureteral calculosis in female rats
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, 66013 Chieti Scalo, CH, Italy
    Pain 95:247-57. 2002

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Publications31

  1. pmc New insights into the cardiovascular risk of migraine and the role of white matter hyperintensities: is gold all that glitters?
    Claudio Tana
    Department of Medicine, G, D Annunzio University of Chieti, and Center of Excellence on Aging, G, D Annunzio University Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    J Headache Pain 14:9. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Myofascial pain syndromes and their evaluation
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Ce S I, G d Annunzio Foundation, Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, Chieti University, via Carlo de Tocco n 3, Chieti, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 25:185-98. 2011
    ..Conventional and most recent therapeutic options for these syndromes are described, and their validity is discussed on the basis of results from clinical controlled studies...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of treatment of myofascial trigger points on the pain of fibromyalgia
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, Ce S I, G d Annunzio Foundation, University of Chieti, Chieti 66100, Italy
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:393-9. 2011
    ..Though further studies are needed, these findings suggest that assessment and treatment of concurrent TrPs in FMS should be systematically performed before any specific fibromyalgia therapy is undertaken...
  4. doi request reprint Viscero-visceral hyperalgesia: characterization in different clinical models
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Italy
    Pain 151:307-22. 2010
    ..Mechanisms of viscero-visceral hyperalgesia between organs with documented partially common sensory projection probably involve sensitization of viscero-viscero-somatic convergent neurons...
  5. ncbi request reprint Women and visceral pain: are the reproductive organs the main protagonists? Mini-review at the occasion of the "European Week Against Pain in Women 2007"
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, Ce S I, G d Annunzio Foundation, Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, via Colle del Ara, 66013 Chieti Scalo Chieti, Italy
    Eur J Pain 12:257-60. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Contribution of myofascial trigger points to migraine symptoms
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Headache Center, Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University Ce S I, G d Annunzio Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    J Pain 8:869-78. 2007
    ..Cervical TrPs with referred areas in migraine sites thus contribute substantially to migraine symptoms, the peripheral nociceptive input from TrPs probably enhancing the sensitization level of central sensory neurons...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pain symptoms and referred sensory and trophic changes in patients with gallbladder pathology
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Ce S I, G d Annunzio Foundation, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Pescara, Italy
    Pain 114:239-49. 2005
    ..The results suggest different mechanisms by which visceral nociceptive inputs trigger sensory vs trophic changes in the referred area...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pain threshold variations in somatic wall tissues as a function of menstrual cycle, segmental site and tissue depth in non-dysmenorrheic women, dysmenorrheic women and men
    M A Giamberardino
    Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, Institute of Medical Pathophysiology, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Italy
    Pain 71:187-97. 1997
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of indices of skeletal muscle contraction in areas of referred hyperalgesia from an artificial ureteric stone in rats
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of, Chieti, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 338:213-6. 2003
    ..02). The results indicate a state of contraction in the hyperalgesic muscle, whose extent correlates to the algogenic activity of the ureteral stone...
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of endometriosis on pain behaviors and muscle hyperalgesia induced by a ureteral calculosis in female rats
    Maria Adele Giamberardino
    Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, 66013 Chieti Scalo, CH, Italy
    Pain 95:247-57. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Changes in visceral pain reactivity as a function of estrous cycle in female rats with artificial ureteral calculosis
    M A Giamberardino
    Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, Institute of Medical Pathophysiology G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Italy
    Brain Res 774:234-8. 1997
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Modulation of pain and hyperalgesia from the urinary tract by algogenic conditions of the reproductive organs in women
    M A Giamberardino
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of, Chieti, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 304:61-4. 2001
    ..This enhancement could derive from neuronal sensitization in spinal segments of common projection of the two visceral districts (T10-L1)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pre-emptive analgesia in rats with artificial ureteric calculosis. Effects on visceral pain behavior in the post-operative period
    M A Giamberardino
    Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, 66100 Chieti, Italy
    Brain Res 878:148-54. 2000
    ..It is concluded that pre-emptive administration of morphine or ketoprofen has no advantage in reducing behavioral indicators of visceral pain and referred hyperalgesia in this animal model...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of topical diclofenac (DHEP plaster) on skin, subcutis and muscle pain thresholds in subjects without spontaneous pain
    G Affaitati
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G. D'Annunzio University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 27:69-76. 2001
    ..These results suggest that the preparation is particularly effective in the treatment of algogenic conditions of deep somatic tissues...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of tramadol on behavioural indicators of colic pain in a rat model of ureteral calculosis
    Giannapia Affaitati
    Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Italy
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 16:23-30. 2002
    ..0001). It is concluded that tramadol is highly effective in controlling pain phenomena from urinary stones and can represent a valid therapeutic approach in patients with urinary colics...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dihydrolipoic acid inhibits 15-lipoxygenase-dependent lipid peroxidation
    Domenico Lapenna
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Scienze dell Invecchiamento and Centro di Scienze dell Invecchiamento Fondazione Universita G d Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Free Radic Biol Med 35:1203-9. 2003
    ..Inhibition of 15-lipoxygenase oxidative activity by DHLA could occur in the clinical setting, eventually resulting in specific antioxidant and antiatherogenic effects...
  17. doi request reprint Serum albumin and biomolecular oxidative damage of human atherosclerotic plaques
    Domenico Lapenna
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Scienze dell Invecchiamento, Universita G D Annunzio, Italy
    Clin Biochem 43:1458-60. 2010
    ..To investigate the association of serum albumin (SA) with oxidative damage of human atherosclerotic plaques and the severity of atherosclerosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted core biopsy (Mammotome) for the diagnosis of non-palpable breast lesions: four-year experience in an Italian center
    Raffaele Costantini
    Department of General Surgery, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Italy
    Tumori 91:351-4. 2005
    ..This study reports the four-year experience of an Italian surgical center in the evaluation of the diagnostic effectiveness versus adverse effects of vacuum-assisted core biopsy (Mammotome)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sensory and biomechanical characterization of two painful syndromes in the heel
    Raoul Saggini
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    J Pain 8:215-22. 2007
    ..These distinct patterns reflect different pathophysiologic mechanisms in the 2 cases, which has a potential significant impact on treatment...
  20. doi request reprint Inhibitory activity of salicylic acid on lipoxygenase-dependent lipid peroxidation
    Domenico Lapenna
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Scienze dell Invecchiamento, and Centro di Scienze dell Invecchiamento Fondazione Università G d Annunzio, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, 66100 Chieti, Italy
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1790:25-30. 2009
    ..Since iron is essential for lipoxygenase activity and salicylic acid (SA) can interact with the metal, possible lipoxygenase inhibition by SA was investigated...
  21. ncbi request reprint Controlling pain in the post-operative setting
    R Costantini
    Institute of Surgical Pathology, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 49:116-27. 2011
    ..This paper reviews determinants and characteristics of POP, together with rationale and current protocols for its management...
  22. doi request reprint A randomized, controlled study comparing a lidocaine patch, a placebo patch, and anesthetic injection for treatment of trigger points in patients with myofascial pain syndrome: evaluation of pain and somatic pain thresholds
    Giannapia Affaitati
    Center of Aging Sciences, Gabriele d Annunzio Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    Clin Ther 31:705-20. 2009
    ..The gold standard of treatment for MPS-infiltration of trigger points with anesthetic-may provoke discomfort to the patients and require medical intervention...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relationship between musculoskeletal symptoms and blood markers of oxidative stress in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Jacopo Vecchiet
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 335:151-4. 2003
    ..Increased oxidative stress and decreased antioxidant defenses are related to the extent of symptomatology in CFS, suggesting that antioxidant supplementation might relieve muscle symptoms in the syndrome...
  24. ncbi request reprint Amiodarone inhibits tocopherol-mediated human lipoprotein peroxidation
    Domenico Lapenna
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Scienze dell Invecchiamento and Centro di Scienze dell Invecchiamento Fondazione Universita G d Annunzio, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Chieti, Italy
    Biochem Pharmacol 74:265-72. 2007
    ..In conclusions, primarily drug basicity and then hydrophobicity are solely relevant to TMP inhibition. Amiodarone, at therapeutic concentrations, has anti-TMP properties, which could occur in the clinical setting...
  25. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant properties of ursodeoxycholic acid
    Domenico Lapenna
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Scienze dell Invecchiamento, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita G D Annunzio, 66100 Scalo, Chieti, Italy
    Biochem Pharmacol 64:1661-7. 2002
    ..rad;-dependent biomolecular oxidative damage; such properties are evident at therapeutically relevant drug concentrations, suggesting that UDCA could act as an antioxidant in vivo...
  26. ncbi request reprint Copper, zinc superoxide dismutase plus hydrogen peroxide: a catalytic system for human lipoprotein oxidation
    Domenico Lapenna
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Scienze dell Invecchiamento, and Centro di Scienze dell Invecchiamento Fondazione Università G d Annunzio, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita G D Annunzio, 66100 Chieti, Italy
    FEBS Lett 579:245-50. 2005
    ..The possibility of CuZnSOD/H2O2-catalyzed lipoprotein oxidation in vivo is discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Vanadyl as a catalyst of human lipoprotein oxidation
    Domenico Lapenna
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Scienze dell Invecchiamento, Universita degli Studi G D Annunzio, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, 66100 Chieti, Italy
    Biochem Pharmacol 63:375-80. 2002
    ..Given also the tissue accumulating capacity of vanadium conceivably in a reduced form, its prolonged administration to humans, especially to diabetic patients without adequate antioxidant supplementation, needs caution...
  28. ncbi request reprint Transmural distribution of iron in the hypoxic and reoxygenated rabbit left ventricular myocardium
    Domenico Lapenna
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G d Annunzio University School of Medicine and G d Annunzio University Foundation, 66100, Chieti, Italy
    Biometals 17:359-63. 2004
    ..Such findings may add further insight into the problem of the vulnerability of the mammalian subendocardium to injury induced by oxygen deprivation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Viscero-somatic reflexes in referred pain areas evoked by capsaicin stimulation of the human gut
    Lars Arendt-Nielsen
    Laboratory for Experimental Pain Research, Center for Sensory Motor Interactions, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7, D3, DK 9220 Aalborg E, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 12:544-51. 2008
    ..The present quantitative human study of viscero-somatic reflexes showed dramatic sympathetic responses in the referred pain areas after experimentally induced gut pain...
  30. ncbi request reprint Aortic glutathione metabolic status: time-dependent alterations in fat-fed rabbits
    Domenico Lapenna
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Scienze dell Invecchiamento, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Centro di Scienze dell Invecchiamento Fondazione Universita G Annunzio, c o Policlinico di Colle dell Ara, Chieti Scalo, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 173:19-25. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint c-Fos expression in the spinal cord of female rats with artificial ureteric calculosis
    Annamaria Aloisi
    Department of Physiology, Section of Neuroscience and Applied Physiology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 361:212-5. 2004
    ..03). Nociceptive input from the ureter thus activates not only sensory but also efferent neurons in the spinal cord, suggesting the triggering of reflex arcs by the visceral focus...