Francesco Lombardo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antisperm immunity in assisted reproduction
    Francesco Lombardo
    The University Laboratory of Seminology and Immunology of Reproduction, Department of Physiopathology, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00161 Rome, Italy
    J Reprod Immunol 62:101-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Hormone and genetic study in male to female transsexual patients
    F Lombardo
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 36:550-7. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of a dietary supplement on cholesterol in subjects with moderate hypercholesterolemia
    F Lombardo
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Clin Ter 164:e147-50. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effects of a dietary supplement on chronic pelvic pain syndrome (Category IIIA), leucocytospermia and semen parameters
    F Lombardo
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Andrologia 44:672-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical and laboratoristic strategy in late onset hypogonadism
    Francesco Lombardo
    Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medica, Universitt di Roma Sapienza
    Acta Biomed 81:85-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing erectile dysfunction: instruments for endocrine diagnosis
    F Lombardo
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Laboratory of Seminology and Immunology of Reproduction, Policlinico Umberto I, 1st University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int J Androl 28:53-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Androgens and fertility
    F Lombardo
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, 1st University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:51-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Might erectile dysfunction be due to the thermolabile variant of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase?
    F Lombardo
    Unit of Seminology and Immunology of Reproduction, Department of Medical Physiopathology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:883-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Endocrinological diagnosis in sexology
    F Lombardo
    University Laboratory of Seminology and Immunology of Reproduction, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, 1st University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:112-4. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Treatment of erectile dysfunction due to C677T mutation of the MTHFR gene with vitamin B6 and folic acid in patients non responders to PDE5i
    Francesco Lombardo
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:216-23. 2010

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Antisperm immunity in assisted reproduction
    Francesco Lombardo
    The University Laboratory of Seminology and Immunology of Reproduction, Department of Physiopathology, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00161 Rome, Italy
    J Reprod Immunol 62:101-9. 2004
    ..As immunological infertility is relatively rare, literature in the field is quite scarce and more studies need to be conducted to confirm that embryo quality is not impaired...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hormone and genetic study in male to female transsexual patients
    F Lombardo
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 36:550-7. 2013
    ..Data of the literature demonstrated controversial results of a correlation between transsexualism and genetic mutations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of a dietary supplement on cholesterol in subjects with moderate hypercholesterolemia
    F Lombardo
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Clin Ter 164:e147-50. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Effects of a dietary supplement on chronic pelvic pain syndrome (Category IIIA), leucocytospermia and semen parameters
    F Lombardo
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Andrologia 44:672-8. 2012
    ..Improvements were also seen in the pain score of the NIH-Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index (CPSI), confirming that the reduced inflammation also resulted in a reduction in pain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical and laboratoristic strategy in late onset hypogonadism
    Francesco Lombardo
    Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medica, Universitt di Roma Sapienza
    Acta Biomed 81:85-8. 2010
    ..The exact target testosterone level is a matter of debate, but current recommendations advocate levels in the mid-lower normal adult range...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing erectile dysfunction: instruments for endocrine diagnosis
    F Lombardo
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Laboratory of Seminology and Immunology of Reproduction, Policlinico Umberto I, 1st University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int J Androl 28:53-5. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Androgens and fertility
    F Lombardo
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, 1st University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:51-5. 2005
    ..Abuse of anabolic steroids is a frequent cause of male infertility, and substances such as endocrine disruptors can alter male fertility through an anti androgenic action...
  8. ncbi request reprint Might erectile dysfunction be due to the thermolabile variant of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase?
    F Lombardo
    Unit of Seminology and Immunology of Reproduction, Department of Medical Physiopathology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:883-5. 2004
    ..Furthermore, careful attention should be given to the risk of ED when dealing with this metabolic disturbance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Endocrinological diagnosis in sexology
    F Lombardo
    University Laboratory of Seminology and Immunology of Reproduction, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, 1st University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:112-4. 2003
    ..It is therefore necessary that the diagnostic process for sexual dysfunctions of an endocrine nature be as integrated and wide as possible, especially as such pathologies are usually extremely responsive to medical or surgical therapy...
  10. doi request reprint Treatment of erectile dysfunction due to C677T mutation of the MTHFR gene with vitamin B6 and folic acid in patients non responders to PDE5i
    Francesco Lombardo
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:216-23. 2010
    ..Since hyperhomocysteinemia is considered an important cardiovascular risk factor, it could also be involved in the pathogenesis of ED...
  11. ncbi request reprint A placebo-controlled double-blind randomized trial of the use of combined l-carnitine and l-acetyl-carnitine treatment in men with asthenozoospermia
    Andrea Lenzi
    Department of Medical Physiopathology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 81:1578-84. 2004
    ..To determine the efficacy of combined l-carnitine and l-acetyl-carnitine therapy in infertile males with oligo-astheno-teratozoospermia...
  12. doi request reprint Testicular tumors as a possible cause of antisperm autoimmune response
    Donatella Paoli
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 91:414-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the presence of antisperm antibodies in testicular cancer patients 1 month after orchiectomy and before radiotherapy or chemotherapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Testicular cancer and Hodgkin's disease: evaluation of semen quality
    Loredana Gandini
    University Laboratory of Seminology and Immunology of Reproduction, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Hum Reprod 18:796-801. 2003
    ..The aim of our study was to establish whether there is a difference in semen quality between patients with testicular cancer (TC) and Hodgkin's disease (HD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Type V phosphodiesterase inhibitor treatments for erectile dysfunction increase testosterone levels
    Eleonora Carosa
    Department of Experimental Medicine, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 61:382-6. 2004
    ..In this paper we studied the effect of different type V phosphodiesterase (PDE5) inhibitor treatments for ED on the reversibility of this endocrine pattern...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of chemo- or radiotherapy on sperm parameters of testicular cancer patients
    Loredana Gandini
    Laboratory of Seminology and Immunology of Human Reproduction, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Hum Reprod 21:2882-9. 2006
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Mitochondrial membrane potential profile and its correlation with increasing sperm motility
    Donatella Paoli
    Laboratory of Seminology Semen Bank, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 95:2315-9. 2011
    ..To investigate sperm mitochondrial integrity through analysis of mitochondrial membrane potential (Δψ) and to correlate the energy status with variations in sperm motility...
  17. doi request reprint Sperm cryopreservation: effects on chromatin structure
    Donatella Paoli
    Department of Experimental Medicine, University Laboratory of Seminology Sperm Bank, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 791:137-50. 2014
    ..More studies are needed to establish the true importance of such damage, especially to improve the results of ART...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of endogenous and exogenous hormones on testicular cancer: the epidemiological evidence
    Fabrizio Giannandrea
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Laboratory of Seminology Semen Bank, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int J Dev Biol 57:255-63. 2013
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Use of carnitine therapy in selected cases of male factor infertility: a double-blind crossover trial
    Andrea Lenzi
    Outpatient Department and Laboratory of Seminology and Reproductive Immunology at the Training Center in Andrology of the European Academy of Andrology, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 79:292-300. 2003
    ..To determine the efficacy of L-carnitine therapy in selected cases of male factor infertility...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors discriminate oligozoospermic from normozoospermic men
    Luigi De Gennaro
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 79:1571-6. 2003
    ..To compare the profile of psychosocial variables in a group of oligozoospermic and normozoospermic men for assessing the hypothesis of a relationship between impaired seminal status and psychosocial factors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stress, sexual dysfunctions, and male infertility
    A Lenzi
    Department of Medical Physiopathology, 1st University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:72-6. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acids of germ cell membranes, glutathione and blutathione-dependent enzyme-PHGPx: from basic to clinic
    A Lenzi
    Laboratory of Seminology and Immunology of Human Reproduction, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Contraception 65:301-4. 2002
    ..Scavengers, such as glutathione can be used to treat these cases as they can restore the physiological constitution of PUFA in the cell membrane...
  23. ncbi request reprint Full-term pregnancies achieved with ICSI despite high levels of sperm chromatin damage
    L Gandini
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Hum Reprod 19:1409-17. 2004
    ..It has been reported that sperm chromatin structure assay (SCSA) identified thresholds for negative pregnancy outcome after ART when the DNA fragmentation index (DFI), previously known as COMPalphat, was >30%...
  24. pmc Case-control study of anthropometric measures and testicular cancer risk
    Fabrizio Giannandrea
    Laboratory of Seminology Semen Bank, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza Rome, Italy
    Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 3:144. 2012
    ..As adult height is largely determined by high-calorie intake in childhood and influenced by hormonal factors at puberty, increased attention to postnatal exposures in this interval may help elucidate the etiology of TGCTs...
  25. pmc The role of antioxidant therapy in the treatment of male infertility: an overview
    Francesco Lombardo
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome 00161, Italy
    Asian J Androl 13:690-7. 2011
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Cryopreservation and sperm DNA integrity
    L Gandini
    Laboratory of Seminology and Reproductive Immunology, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00100, Rome, Italy
    Cell Tissue Bank 7:91-8. 2006
    ..Overall sperm quality was found to deteriorate after cryopreservation. When thawed spermatozoa were subjected to an extra swim-up round, a general improvement in nuclear maturity was seen in post-rise spermatozoa...
  27. ncbi request reprint Antisperm immunity in natural and assisted reproduction
    F Lombardo
    Department of Medical Physiopathology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Hum Reprod Update 7:450-6. 2001
    ..ASA evaluation in all couples who undergo the various techniques of insemination or IVF is imperative...
  28. ncbi request reprint Correlation between ejaculatory and erectile dysfunction
    E A Jannini
    Course of Endocrinology and Medical Sexology, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of L Aquila, Coppito, Bldg 2, Room A2 54 Via Vetoio, 67100 L Aquila, Rome, Italy
    Int J Androl 28:40-5. 2005
    ..Finally, erectile dysfunctions (ED) and ejaculatory dysfunctions frequently overlap. The aim of this review article is to propose a new taxonomy of PE, which considers ED as an important factor of PE and vice versa...
  29. ncbi request reprint Treatment of sexual dysfunctions secondary to male infertility with sildenafil citrate
    Emmanuele A Jannini
    Fertil Steril 81:705-7. 2004
    ..Two pregnancies were obtained after sildenafil administration...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sexual symptoms in endocrine diseases: psychosomatic perspectives
    Giancarlo Balercia
    Endocrinology, Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine and Applied Biotechnologies, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:134-40. 2007
    ..may have a greater or lesser effect on sexual function...
  31. ncbi request reprint Discordant effect of IFN-beta1a therapy on anti-IFN antibodies and thyroid disease development in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Fabio Monzani
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 22:773-81. 2002
    ..Therefore, routine thyroid assessment may be advised during IFN-beta1a treatment, especially in patients with preexisting thyroiditis...