M Giovannini

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Ibuprofen versus steroids: risk and benefit, efficacy and safety]
    M Giovannini
    Universita degli Studi di Milano
    Pediatr Med Chir 35:205-11. 2013
  2. pmc The status of invasive pneumococcal disease among children younger than 5 years of age in north-west Lombardy, Italy
    Enrica Riva
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Via A, di Rudinì 8, I 20142, Milan, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 12:106. 2012
  3. pmc Fabry disease presenting with sudden hearing loss and otosclerosis: a case report
    Giovanni Felisati
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Via A, di Rudinì 8, 20142, Milano, Italy
    J Med Case Reports 6:112. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Treating phenylketonuria: a single centre experience
    M Giovannini
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 35:742-52. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Monitoring breastfeeding rates in Italy: national surveys 1995 and 1999
    M Giovannini
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 92:357-63. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Phenylketonuria: dietary and therapeutic challenges
    M Giovannini
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Inherit Metab Dis 30:145-52. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Feeding practices of infants through the first year of life in Italy
    M Giovannini
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 93:492-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Breakfast: a good habit, not a repetitive custom
    M Giovannini
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 36:613-24. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Enterobacter sakazakii: an emerging problem in paediatric nutrition
    M Giovannini
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Via A Di Rudini 8, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 36:394-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Double-blind, placebo-controlled trial comparing effects of supplementation with two different combinations of micronutrients delivered as sprinkles on growth, anemia, and iron deficiency in cambodian infants
    Marcello Giovannini
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:306-12. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint [Ibuprofen versus steroids: risk and benefit, efficacy and safety]
    M Giovannini
    Universita degli Studi di Milano
    Pediatr Med Chir 35:205-11. 2013
    ..Although "steroids-phobia" should be discouraged, steroids are to be reserved only as the first indication. In all other cases the pediatrician can use ibuprofen, whose efficacy and safety are widely demonstrated by now...
  2. pmc The status of invasive pneumococcal disease among children younger than 5 years of age in north-west Lombardy, Italy
    Enrica Riva
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Via A, di Rudinì 8, I 20142, Milan, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 12:106. 2012
    ..pneumoniae isolates in children aged less than 5 years residing in North-West Lombardy, Italy...
  3. pmc Fabry disease presenting with sudden hearing loss and otosclerosis: a case report
    Giovanni Felisati
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Via A, di Rudinì 8, 20142, Milano, Italy
    J Med Case Reports 6:112. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi request reprint Treating phenylketonuria: a single centre experience
    M Giovannini
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 35:742-52. 2007
    ..New strategies, such as tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) supplementation, need to be evaluated with regard to safety, efficacy and expected outcomes in specific types of HPA...
  5. ncbi request reprint Monitoring breastfeeding rates in Italy: national surveys 1995 and 1999
    M Giovannini
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 92:357-63. 2003
    ..To assess and compare the rates of initiation and duration of breastfeeding in Italy in 1995 and 1999, and to examine the adherence to the ten steps to successful breastfeeding recommended by WHO...
  6. ncbi request reprint Phenylketonuria: dietary and therapeutic challenges
    M Giovannini
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Inherit Metab Dis 30:145-52. 2007
    ..New strategies--such as supply of tetrahydrobiopterin--need to be optimized in terms of targets, patients and expected outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Feeding practices of infants through the first year of life in Italy
    M Giovannini
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 93:492-7. 2004
    ..To investigate infant feeding practices through the first year of life in Italy, and to identify factors associated with the duration of breastfeeding and early introduction of solid foods...
  8. ncbi request reprint Breakfast: a good habit, not a repetitive custom
    M Giovannini
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 36:613-24. 2008
    ..We also propose a new breakfast type for children and adolescents that is based on chocolate hazelnut spread within a mixed breakfast type in order to reinforce positive experiences...
  9. ncbi request reprint Enterobacter sakazakii: an emerging problem in paediatric nutrition
    M Giovannini
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Via A Di Rudini 8, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 36:394-9. 2008
    ..The ingestion of raised numbers of E. sakazakii resulting from storage at room temperature after reconstitution is highlighted as well as the uncertain routes of E. sakazakii product contamination...
  10. ncbi request reprint Double-blind, placebo-controlled trial comparing effects of supplementation with two different combinations of micronutrients delivered as sprinkles on growth, anemia, and iron deficiency in cambodian infants
    Marcello Giovannini
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:306-12. 2006
    ..To assess and compare efficacy of two micronutrient sprinkle supplementation on growth, anemia, and iron deficiency in Cambodian infants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dietary macronutrient intake during the first 10 years of life in a cohort of Italian children
    E Verduci
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:90-5. 2007
    ..To describe the longitudinal pattern of dietary energy and macronutrient intakes during the first 10 years of life in a sample of healthy Italian children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dietary fats and cholesterol in italian infants and children
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1384S-1391S. 2000
    ..It is not known whether this early modification can be maintained and whether it influences the later development of cardiovascular disorders...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid concentrations in human hindmilk are constant throughout twelve months of lactation
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 501:157-61. 2001
    ..These data indicate that the secretion of arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acid during lactation remains constant, in spite of changes in total fat and in the linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid contents of milk...
  14. ncbi request reprint Early macronutrient intake and overweight at five years of age
    S Scaglioni
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:777-81. 2000
    ..To examine the influence of the macronutrient intake in early life on the development of overweight in children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prolonged breast-feeding (six months or more) and milk fat content at six months are associated with higher developmental scores at one year of age within a breast-fed population
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 501:137-41. 2001
    ..55, P = 0.002). Thus, prolonged breast-feeding during the weaning process may result in a better developmental performance at 12 months, possibly due to the supply of fats contributing energy and/or affecting brain composition...
  16. ncbi request reprint Earlier smoking habits are associated with higher serum lipids and lower milk fat and polyunsaturated fatty acid content in the first 6 months of lactation
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1466-72. 2003
    ..To investigate the relation between maternal smoking habits, plasma lipids and milk fatty acid (FA) content and composition...
  17. pmc Growth in the first two years of uninfected children born to HIV-1 seropositive mothers
    C Agostoni
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    Arch Dis Child 79:175-8. 1998
    ..To assess the growth curves of uninfected infants born to type 1 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) seropositive mothers by means of standardised anthropometric indices...
  18. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric indicators of human immunodeficiency virus infection in infants with early and late symptoms in the first months of life
    C Agostoni
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 157:811-3. 1998
    ..A < -0.40 LA Z-score at birth gave a 5.9 relative risk (RR) to be an infant with early symptoms (95% CI = 1.2-27.4) while a negative WL Z-score at 2 months of age gave a 4.2 RR for the HIV seropositivity (95% CI = 2.1-8.3)...
  19. ncbi request reprint How much protein is safe?
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S8-13. 2005
    ..How much protein (as a percentage of total calorie intake) is safe?..
  20. ncbi request reprint Biochemical effects of supplemented long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in hyperphenylalaninemia
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, 20142, Italy
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 64:111-5. 2001
    ..No changes of AA levels were observed. Blood lipid levels did not significantly change. A balanced supplementation with LCPUFA in treated HPA children may improve the DHA status without adversely affecting the AA status...
  21. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls in colostral milk and visual function at 12 months of life
    E Riva
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 93:1103-7. 2004
    ..In this study, we have investigated whether polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) impair early development of vision, and whether such impairment can be modulated by essential long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids...
  22. ncbi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acid concentrations in human hindmilk are stable throughout 12-months of lactation and provide a sustained intake to the infant during exclusive breastfeeding: an Italian study
    F Marangoni
    Institute of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Br J Nutr 84:103-9. 2000
    ..This information may be useful for the evaluation of infant intakes during extended lactation...
  23. pmc Long term effects of long chain polyunsaturated fats in hyperphenylalaninemic children
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Arch Dis Child 88:582-3. 2003
    ..Although in the LCPUFA group blood DHA levels and P100 wave latency improved at the end of supplementation, they had returned to baseline after three years...
  24. pmc Growth patterns of breast fed and formula fed infants in the first 12 months of life: an Italian study
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, 8 Via A di Rudini, 20142 Milan, Italy
    Arch Dis Child 81:395-9. 1999
    ..To compare the growth patterns of breast fed and formula fed Italian infants in the first 12 months of life using World Health Organisation (WHO) reference data...
  25. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding duration, milk fat composition and developmental indices at 1 year of life among breastfed infants
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, 20142, Italy
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 64:105-9. 2001
    ..59, P=0.001). Prolonging breastfeeding during the weaning process may result in a better developmental performance at 12 months, possibly due to the supply of fats affecting brain composition...
  26. ncbi request reprint Body mass index rebound and overweight at 8 years of age in hyperphenylalaninaemic children
    S Scaglioni
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 93:1596-600. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether the age at body mass index (BMI) rebound may be associated with overweight at age 8 y in hyperphenylalaninaemic (HPA) children...
  27. doi request reprint Maternal smoking habits are associated with differences in infants' long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in whole blood: a case-control study
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, 8 Via A di Rudini, I 20142 Milan, Italy
    Arch Dis Child 93:414-8. 2008
    ..To study the effects of maternal smoking on the status of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) in infants' whole-blood lipids...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic load and macronutrient intake in healthy Italian children
    S Scaglioni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Asia Pac J Public Health 17:88-92. 2005
    ..35), and consumption of fibres, proteins, fruit, legumes and carrots. No significant association was found of GL or OGI with BMI or insulin sensitivity. In healthy children, GL and OGI may represent a useful indicator of quality of diet...
  29. ncbi request reprint PKU-related dysgammaglobulinaemia: the effect of diet therapy on IgE and allergic sensitization
    E Riva
    Fifth Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Milan, Italy
    J Inherit Metab Dis 17:710-7. 1994
    ..Asthma was less frequent in the PKU group than in the control group (5/58 vs 14/58, z = 2.09, p < 0.05). Thus, diet appeared to prevent the development of immunoallergic signs and symptoms...
  30. ncbi request reprint Phenylalanine hydroxylase mutations and phenylalanine-tyrosine metabolism in heterozygotes for phenylalanine hydroxylase deficiency
    E Verduci
    Department of Pediatrics and Department of Clinical Chemistry and Microbiology, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 91:805-10. 2002
    ..089). In six carriers of A403V mutation, parents of mild hyperphenylalaninaemics on an unrestricted diet, significant differences in variations from fasting to semifasting conditions were found compared with parents of patients on a diet...
  31. ncbi request reprint Should genetic analysis in newborn screening and a heterozygote test for hyperphenylalaninaemia be recommended? An Italian study
    A Rottoli
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Med Screen 6:193-4. 1999
    ..To determine whether the introduction of genetic analysis for phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) deficiency into regional screening programmes can be supported by the benefit-cost ratio...
  32. ncbi request reprint Closer to the gold standard: an appraisal of formulae available in Italy for use in formula-fed infants
    E Riva
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 33:595-611. 2005
    ..Many short-term trials have been published but long-term follow-up data are needed in infants who have been fed the newer infant formulae, to fully understand the role of bioactive nutrients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal long-term follow-up study of children with vertically acquired hepatitis C virus infection
    G V Zuccotti
    Department of Paediatrics, L Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 34:215-22. 2006
    ..The results of this study suggest that vertically acquired HCV infection has a benign course in children, despite the presence of viraemia and persistent alterations in ALT levels...
  34. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of the new milks for infants: fatty acids, nucleotides, selenium
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    Acta Biomed Ateneo Parmense 68:29-34. 1997
    ..The potential generation of hydroxy radicals from the new molecules added to formulas point out also the protective role of antioxidant molecules such as selenium in infant nutrition...
  35. ncbi request reprint Monitoring breastfeeding rates in Italy
    G Banderali
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 91:6-8. 2003
    ..to determine the rates of initiation and duration of breastfeeding in Italy in 1995 and 1999, and to examine the adherence to the ten steps to successful breastfeeding recommended by WHO...
  36. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of breast-feeding in Italy
    M Giovannini
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 501:529-33. 2001
    ..Our results show that in Italy a fairly high percentage of mothers start breast-feeding and that both maternal factors (history and habits) and good information may support its duration...
  37. doi request reprint How individuals with phenylketonuria experience their illness: an age-related qualitative study
    E Vegni
    Chair of Medical Psychology, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Child Care Health Dev 36:539-48. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to explore the illness experience of individuals affected by phenylketonuria (PKU) and its differences in different patient age groups...
  38. ncbi request reprint Early protein intakes and adiposity: reloaded or downloaded?
    E Riva
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 93:725-6. 2004
    ..Conclusion: In our opinion, it seems that the protective effect of human milk, if any, on adiposity development is far more complex, and tightly bound to the peculiarity of human milk composition and breastfeeding practice...
  39. doi request reprint Hospital admissions for respiratory conditions in children and outdoor air pollution in Southwest Milan, Italy
    M Giovannini
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 99:1180-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether a relationship exists in hospital admissions for respiratory conditions in children with outdoor pollution in the Southwest Milan, Italy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the nutritional values of follow-on formulae available in Italy
    E Riva
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 35:20-37. 2007
    ..More than 30 varieties of follow-on formula milk are currently available in Italy alone. This review outlines the nutritional differences between breast, formula and cows' milks, and compares different brands of formula milk...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and visual development: influence of differences in breast and formula fed infants
    C Agostoni
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    Nutr Health 15:183-8. 2001
    ..These complementary aspects are challenges for the paediatric nutrition researcher today...
  42. ncbi request reprint Probiotics in clinical practice: an overview
    G V Zuccotti
    Department of Paediatrics, Luigi Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 36:1A-53A. 2008
    ..The purpose of this clinical report is to review current evidence on the use of probiotics in a variety of gastrointestinal and non-gastrointestinal conditions...
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparison of miocamycin versus amoxycillin in lower respiratory tract infections in children. Clinical response and effect on natural killer activity
    C Agostoni
    Paediatric Clinic V, S Paulo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 16:305-11. 1988
    ..The natural killer cell activity of patients treated with miocamycin was increased on days 7 and 10 of therapy compared with baseline. This finding did not occur in patients treated with amoxycillin...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Neonatology and pediatric care in Lombardy: results of a knowledge survey -- 2003]
    G V Zuccotti
    Clinica Pediatrica, Universita di Milano, Ospedale L Sacco
    Pediatr Med Chir 27:1-5. 2005
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Combined hyperlipidaemia as a presenting sign of cholesteryl ester storage disease
    S Decarlis
    Department of Pediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan Via Antonio di Rudinì, Milan, Italy
    J Inherit Metab Dis 32:S11-3. 2009
    ..The diagnosis may be considered in all subjects with atypical combined hyperlipidaemia (usually dominant in transmission or related to metabolic syndrome) and atypical 'fatty liver disease', in the absence of overweight...
  46. ncbi request reprint Nutritional value of a rice-hydrolysate formula in infants with cows' milk protein allergy: a randomized pilot study
    E D'Auria
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 31:215-22. 2003
    ..In conclusion, rice-hydrolysate formula may be a nutritionally suitable alternative for infants with cows' milk protein allergy. Larger studies, with satisfactory power, should be undertaken to confirm these findings...
  47. ncbi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acids in maternal plasma and in breast milk
    F Marangoni
    Department of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 66:535-40. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint [Respiratory diseases in infants hospitalized during the 1st 2 years of life for viral lower respiratory tract infections: a one-year follow-up]
    M Giovannini
    Clinica Pediatrica Ospedale San Paolo, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 55:149-55. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate in an Italian population the natural history of respiratory diseases in children hospitalised for LRTI when they were <2 years...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effects of structure modifications on IgE binding properties of serum albumins
    P Restani
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Institute of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 117:113-9. 1998
    ..The aim of our work was to evaluate the role of BSA conformation in its antigenicity (recognition by circulating IgEs from allergic children)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Infants vertically infected with hepatitis C: a long term longitudinal follow-up
    G V Zuccotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, Via A Di Rudini, 8, Milan
    Pediatr Med Chir 26:50-2. 2004
    ..As far as a mild course of the disease has been observed during childhood, we hypothesize that any eventual treatment intervention could be postpone until adolescent age...
  51. ncbi request reprint Probiotics, prebiotics and child health: where are we going?
    F Salvini
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 32:97-108. 2004
    ..Prebiotic and probiotic use in infants is attempting to modify a complex microbial ecosystem. Better understanding of the long-term effects of these interventions on infant gut microflora is an important goal...
  52. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for sublingual immunotherapy
    C Ortolani
    Casa di Cura Ambrosiana, Cesano Boscone, Milan, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 65:44-6. 2006
    ..A duration of SLIT of 3-5 years is recommended to ensure a long-lasting clinical effect after the treatment has been terminated (grade C)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Double blind placebo control trial of large neutral amino acids in treatment of PKU: effect on blood phenylalanine
    R Matalon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Children s Hospital, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Inherit Metab Dis 30:153-8. 2007
    ..Long-term studies will be needed to validate the acceptability, efficacy and safety of such treatment...
  54. ncbi request reprint Phenylketonuria missense mutations in the Mediterranean
    Y Okano
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030
    Genomics 9:96-103. 1991
    ..These mutations are both very rare among other European populations, suggesting a Mediterranean origin for these mutant chromosomes...
  55. ncbi request reprint Insulin like growth factor regulation of body mass in breastfed and milk formula fed infants. Data from the E.U. Childhood Obesity Programme
    P Socha
    Children Memorial, Health Institute, Warszawa, Poland
    Adv Exp Med Biol 569:159-63. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus infection in Italian infants hospitalized for acute lower respiratory tract infections, and association between respiratory syncytial virus infection risk factors and disease severity
    M Lanari
    Policlinico S Orsola, Universita di Bologna, Bologne, Italy
    Pediatr Pulmonol 33:458-65. 2002
    ..Gestational age, birth order, birth weight, and exposure to tobacco smoke affected the prevalence and severity of RSV-related lower respiratory tract disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity and safety of a virosomal influenza vaccine in HIV-infected children
    G V Zuccotti
    Acta Paediatr 91:486; author reply 487. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint MSH2 and MLH1 immunodetection and the prognosis of colon cancer
    J Perrin
    Departement d'Oncologie Moleculaire, Institut Paoli-Calmettes (IPC, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Int J Oncol 19:891-5. 2001
    ..MSH2 and/or MLH1 negative tumors were frequently tumors of the proximal colon; in this subpopulation or proximal tumors, MSH2 and/or MLH1 negativity was associated with a longer disease-free survival...
  59. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal localization of the human ciliary neurotrophic factor gene (CNTF) to 11q12 by fluorescence in situ hybridization
    M Giovannini
    Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, CA 92138 9216
    Cytogenet Cell Genet 63:62-3. 1993
    ..The gene maps at an FLpter of 0.46, corresponding to a cytogenetic band position of 11q12.2...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effects of sildenafil on esophageal motility of normal subjects
    M Bortolotti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 46:2301-6. 2001
    ..In conclusion, sildenafil markedly inhibits the motor activity of the esophageal musculature by decreasing LES pressure, wave amplitude, and propagation velocity and increasing the onset latency of pressure waves...
  61. ncbi request reprint Amelioration of neutrophil membrane function underlies granulocyte-colony stimulating factor action in glycogen storage disease 1b
    E Lesma
    Pharmacological Laboratories and Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, School of Medicine, University of Milano, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 18:297-307. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Effect of Sildenafil on hypertensive lower oesophageal sphincter
    M Bortolotti
    Department of Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 32:682-5. 2002
    ..We investigated whether this effect of Sildenafil is also displayed on the muscles of the hypertensive lower oesophageal sphincter (LES)...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Major hepatectomy for metastasis of colorectal cancer improves survival in the elderly]
    O Turrini
    Departement de Chirurgie Oncologique, Institut Paoli Calmettes, 232, boulevard Sainte Marguerite, 13009 Marseille, France
    Ann Chir 130:562-5. 2005
    ..Assessing impact of major liver resection (LR) for hepatic metastasis of colorectal cancer (HMCC) on post operative courses and long term survival in the elderly...
  64. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnoea is improved by a prolonged treatment of gastrooesophageal reflux with omeprazole
    M Bortolotti
    Policlinico S Orsola, Gastrointestinal and Internal Medicine Department, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:78-81. 2006
    ..However, we believe that gastrooesophageal reflux on its part may favour or aggravate the apnoea attacks...
  65. ncbi request reprint Liver does not care about age
    O Turrini
    Ann Oncol 16:836-7. 2005
  66. pmc Liver-targeted disruption of Apc in mice activates beta-catenin signaling and leads to hepatocellular carcinomas
    S Colnot
    Institut Cochin, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale U567, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 8104, Universite Paris V, 24 rue du Faubourg St Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17216-21. 2004
    ..Thus, deletion of Apc in the liver provides a valuable model of human HCC, and, in this model, activation of the Wnt/beta-catenin pathway by invalidation of Apc is required for liver tumorigenesis...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Clinical practice guidelines: 2004 Standards, Options and Recommendations for the management of patient with adenocarcinoma of the stomach--radiotherapy]
    M Ychou
    Cancer Radiother 8:322-35. 2004
    ..The main objective is the development of clinical practice guidelines to improve the quality of health care and the outcome of cancer patients...
  68. pmc Correlations between family history and cancer characteristics in 2256 breast cancer patients
    A Molino
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Verona, Ispedale Maggiore, Piazzale Stefani I, Verona 37124, Italy
    Br J Cancer 91:96-8. 2004
    ..002), had smaller tumours (P=0.012), were more frequently oestrogen receptor positive (P=0.006) and diagnosed preclinically (P<0.001)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of orally administered tetrahydrobiopterin in patients with phenylalanine hydroxylase deficiency
    M R Zurflüh
    Division of Clinical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Inherit Metab Dis 29:725-31. 2006
    ..An additional 36 patients with mild hyperphenylalaninaemia (HPA) who underwent the combined loading test with Phe+BH(4) were all responders. Slow responders and non-responders were found in all groups of HPA...
  70. ncbi request reprint Transgastric endoscopic ultrasonography-guided biliary drainage: results of a pilot study
    E Bories
    Endoscopic Unit, Paoli Calmettes Institute, Marseille, France
    Endoscopy 39:287-91. 2007
    ..We present our first results with an alternative technique: endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)-guided transgastric biliary drainage...
  71. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of dioxins and other organochlorines (PCBs, DDTs, HCHs) in human milk from Seveso, Milan and a Lombardian rural area in Italy: a study performed 25 years after the heavy dioxin exposure in Seveso
    J Weiss
    Department of Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 92:467-72. 2003
    ..The load of vertically transmitted dioxins to the next generation, if being breastfed, was also investigated...
  72. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonography is an independent predictive factor of prognosis in locally advanced esophageal cancer. Results from the randomized FFCD 9102 study from the Fédération Francophone de Cancérologie Digestive
    P Burtin
    Gastroenterology, University Hospital, rue Larrey, 49033 Angers Cedex 01, France
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 32:213-20. 2008
    ..No multivariate study has assessed the independent prognostic role of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in esophageal cancer, even when considering computed tomography (CT)...