G Maconi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Portal vein thrombosis in inflammatory bowel diseases: a single-center case series
    Giovanni Maconi
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Crohns Colitis 6:362-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Referrals for bowel ultrasound in clinical practice: a survey in 12 nationwide centres in Italy
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:165-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Hydrosonography of the gastrointestinal tract
    Giovanni Maconi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi, 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:700-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint CARD15 gene variants and risk of reoperation in Crohn's disease patients
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi, 74, Milan 20157, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:2483-91. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Combining two imaging techniques is best to diagnose small-bowel Crohn's disease
    Giovanni Maconi
    Gastroenterology Unit, University of Milan
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:142-3. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of long-term outcome of functional dyspepsia and duodenal ulcer after successful Helicobacter pylori eradication--a 7-year follow-up study
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:387-93. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Bowel ultrasound in Crohn's disease: surgical perspective
    Giovanni Maconi
    Gastroenterology Division, Department of Clinical Sciences, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi, 74, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:339-47. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Gastric cancer in young patients with no alarm symptoms: focus on delay in diagnosis, stage of neoplasm and survival
    G Maconi
    Dept of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 38:1249-55. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Small bowel stenosis in Crohn's disease: clinical, biochemical and ultrasonographic evaluation of histological features
    G Maconi
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:749-56. 2003
  10. pmc Pre-illness changes in dietary habits and diet as a risk factor for inflammatory bowel disease: a case-control study
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 16:4297-304. 2010

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. doi request reprint Portal vein thrombosis in inflammatory bowel diseases: a single-center case series
    Giovanni Maconi
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Crohns Colitis 6:362-7. 2012
    ..Four patients received anticoagulant therapy for 6 months. None experienced other thrombotic events during a median of 5 years (range 2-8 years)...
  2. doi request reprint Referrals for bowel ultrasound in clinical practice: a survey in 12 nationwide centres in Italy
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:165-8. 2011
    ..The value of ultrasound (US) in assessing gastrointestinal diseases is well documented, but its demand in clinical practice is unknown. This survey evaluated the demand for bowel US in Italy...
  3. doi request reprint Hydrosonography of the gastrointestinal tract
    Giovanni Maconi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi, 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:700-8. 2009
    ..Filling of the gut with echo-poor liquids has been proposed to achieve a detailed evaluation of the bowel. This article refers to a review made concerning the benefits and limits of hydrosonography of the gastrointestinal tract...
  4. doi request reprint CARD15 gene variants and risk of reoperation in Crohn's disease patients
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi, 74, Milan 20157, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:2483-91. 2009
    ..However, data regarding the association between these variants and the need for reoperation are very few and conflicting. This study evaluated the risk factors of reoperation, including CARD15 gene variants...
  5. ncbi request reprint Combining two imaging techniques is best to diagnose small-bowel Crohn's disease
    Giovanni Maconi
    Gastroenterology Unit, University of Milan
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:142-3. 2009
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  6. doi request reprint Predictors of long-term outcome of functional dyspepsia and duodenal ulcer after successful Helicobacter pylori eradication--a 7-year follow-up study
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:387-93. 2009
    ..To investigate the course of dyspeptic symptoms, predictors of symptom relief and use of antidyspeptic drugs in patients with duodenal ulcer disease and functional dyspepsia 6-7 years after successful Helicobacter pylori eradication...
  7. doi request reprint Bowel ultrasound in Crohn's disease: surgical perspective
    Giovanni Maconi
    Gastroenterology Division, Department of Clinical Sciences, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi, 74, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:339-47. 2008
    ..Bowel ultrasound has been proven to be a useful tool in the management of Crohn's disease, particularly in the assessment of intra-abdominal complications, most of which require surgery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gastric cancer in young patients with no alarm symptoms: focus on delay in diagnosis, stage of neoplasm and survival
    G Maconi
    Dept of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 38:1249-55. 2003
    ..In this study the frequency of alarm symptoms was assessed in a series of young gastric cancer patients, as well as the impact of absence of alarm symptoms on delay in diagnosis and stage of gastric cancer at diagnosis and survival...
  9. ncbi request reprint Small bowel stenosis in Crohn's disease: clinical, biochemical and ultrasonographic evaluation of histological features
    G Maconi
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:749-56. 2003
    ..To establish whether intestinal ultrasound, clinical or biochemical indices of activity can assess histological features of ileal stenosis in Crohn's disease...
  10. pmc Pre-illness changes in dietary habits and diet as a risk factor for inflammatory bowel disease: a case-control study
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 16:4297-304. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), before diagnosis modify dietary habits, and to investigate the pre-illness diet in patients with recent IBD in comparison with an age-matched healthy control group...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bowel ultrasound in Crohn's disease
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi, 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:93-112. 2006
    ..How these data may be usefully employed in the management of individuals with Crohn's disease needs to be investigated in further studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, detection rate and outcome of cytomegalovirus infection in ulcerative colitis patients requiring colonic resection
    G Maconi
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi, 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:418-23. 2005
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  13. doi request reprint Treatment of diverticular disease of the colon and prevention of acute diverticulitis: a systematic review
    Giovanni Maconi
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:1326-38. 2011
    ..Diverticular disease of the colon is a common disorder, characterized by recurrent symptoms and complications such as diverticulitis, requiring hospital admissions and surgery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical significance of sonographic detection of enlarged regional lymph nodes in Crohn's disease
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi 74, IT 20157 Milan, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:1328-33. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of pancreatic insufficiency in inflammatory bowel diseases. Assessment by fecal elastase-1
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Via GB Grassi, 74, Milan, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 53:262-70. 2008
    ..PI is reversible in most patients, and persistent PI is not associated with clinically active disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical significance of sonographic evidence of mesenteric fat alterations in Crohn's disease
    Giovanni Maconi
    Gastroenterology and Biostatistics, Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:1555-61. 2008
    ..This study assessed its sonographic prevalence, the correlation with the degree of clinical or biochemical activity of the disease, and its impact on disease outcome in CD patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Do some patients with Helicobacter pylori infection benefit from an extension to 2 weeks of a proton pump inhibitor-based triple eradication therapy?
    G Maconi
    Department of Pathology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:359-66. 2001
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate whether patients with certain pretreatment characteristics may benefit from an extension from 1 to 2 wk of treatment with lansoprazole, amoxycillin, and clarithromycin...
  18. pmc Preoperative characteristics and postoperative behavior of bowel wall on risk of recurrence after conservative surgery in Crohn's disease: a prospective study
    G Maconi
    Gastrointestinal Unit, , Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Ann Surg 233:345-52. 2001
    ..In addition to its diagnostic usefulness, ultrasound also provides reliable prognostic information concerning clinical and surgical recurrence in patients with Crohn's disease in the postoperative follow-up...
  19. pmc Randomised controlled trial of azathioprine and 5-aminosalicylic acid for treatment of steroid dependent ulcerative colitis
    S Ardizzone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Azienda Ospedaliera L Sacco, Polo Universitario, Via G B Grassi 74, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Gut 55:47-53. 2006
    ..There are limited evidence based data concerning the use of azathioprine in ulcerative colitis. We aimed to compare the efficacy of azathioprine and oral 5-aminosalicylic acid in inducing remission of steroid dependent ulcerative colitis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Management of Helicobacter pylori-related gastrointestinal diseases by general practitioners in Italy
    G Maconi
    Gastrointestinal Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 13:1499-504. 1999
    ..To investigate the diagnostic approach to and management of Helicobacter pylori infection at primary care level in Italy 2 years after the Maastricht consensus report...
  21. pmc Bowel ultrasound in assessment of Crohn's disease and detection of related small bowel strictures: a prospective comparative study versus x ray and intraoperative findings
    F Parente
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Gut 50:490-5. 2002
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  22. ncbi request reprint Multidrug resistance 1 gene polymorphism and susceptibility to inflammatory bowel disease
    S Ardizzone
    Department of Gastroenterology L Sacco University Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:516-23. 2007
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  23. ncbi request reprint Presence of gastric autoantibodies impairs gastric secretory function in patients with Helicobacter pylori-positive duodenal ulcer
    F Parente
    Dept. of Gastroenterology and Pathology Service, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 36:474-8. 2001
    ..Their presence could account for the normal or reduced acid output which can be seen in a subset of DU patients...
  24. pmc The vascularity of internal fistulae in Crohn's disease: an in vivo power Doppler ultrasonography assessment
    G Maconi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Gut 50:496-500. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of power Doppler sonography (US) in depicting internal fistulae and their vascularity, and to study the characteristics of blood flow within the fistula wall...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of bowel ultrasonography in the evaluation of Crohn's disease
    M Fraquelli
    Second Division Gastroenterology, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 40:860-6. 2008
    ..Bowel ultrasonography is increasingly used in the detection and follow-up of patients with Crohn's disease, but a limitation to its further diffusion is the lack of standardisation of ultrasonography parameters...
  26. ncbi request reprint Autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplantation without CD34+ cell selection in refractory Crohn's disease
    A Cassinotti
    Department of Clinical Science, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Gut 57:211-7. 2008
    ..We investigated the safety and efficacy of HSCT with unselected peripheral blood stem cells (PBSCs) in moderate-severe refractory Crohn's disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Infliximab in treatment of Crohn's disease: the Milan experience
    S Ardizzone
    Gastrointestinal Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:411-8. 2002
    ..Moreover, audit data from North America and North Europe have confirmed efficacy in clinical practice comparable to that in clinical trials...
  28. ncbi request reprint Autoantibody profile during short-term infliximab treatment for Crohn's disease: a prospective cohort study
    F Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:453-61. 2005
    ..The potential clinical implications of autoimmunity during treatment with infliximab are unclear...
  29. ncbi request reprint Management of Helicobacter pylori infection: gastroenterological and surgical perspectives
    G Maconi
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, State University of Milan, Italy
    J Chemother 11:581-90. 1999
    ..In any case, there are no convincing data that its cure may prevent the occurrence of gastric carcinoma following gastrectomy procedures...
  30. ncbi request reprint Review article: the management of steroid dependency in ulcerative colitis
    G Bianchi Porro
    Department of Clinical Science, Chair of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:779-94. 2007
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  31. doi request reprint An infrequent cause of acute left lower quadrant abdominal pain
    S Greco
    Clinical Science Department, Gastroenterology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi, 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Gut 57:567, 622. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint Effect of lifestyle, smoking, and diet on development of intestinal metaplasia in H. pylori-positive subjects
    A Russo
    Instituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:1402-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: This study found that smoking and high butter consumption may increase the risk of having gastric IM in H. pylori-positive subjects...
  33. ncbi request reprint Stool test with polyclonal antibodies for monitoring Helicobacter pylori eradication in adults: a critical reappraisal
    F Parente
    Dept of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 37:747-9. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Immunomodulatory effects of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 on TH1/TH2 cytokines in inflammatory bowel disease: an in vitro study
    S Ardizzone
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Clinical Science, L Sacco University Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 22:63-71. 2009
    ..The observation that the effect of this modulation was different in CD compared to UC patients provides an interesting area of research into the pathogenesis and treatment of these inflammatory conditions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bowel ultrasound in Crohn disease: current role and future applications
    F Parente
    Dept of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 37:871-6. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of early ultrasound in detecting inflammatory intestinal disorders and identifying their anatomical location within the bowel
    F Parente
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:1009-16. 2003
    ..Although bowel ultrasound is a widely accepted diagnostic tool in bowel diseases, its value as the primary imaging procedure in patients with symptoms/signs suggestive of inflammatory bowel disorders is still unclear...
  37. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress, vitamin A and vitamin E behaviour in patients submitted to conservative surgery for complicated Crohn's disease
    G M Sampietro
    Department of Surgery, L I T A Vialba, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:696-701. 2002
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  38. ncbi request reprint Different effects of short-term omeprazole, lansoprazole or pantoprazole on the accuracy of the (13)C-urea breath test
    F Parente
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 16:553-7. 2002
    ..Proton pump inhibitors may interfere with the accuracy of the (13)C-urea breath test, but little information is available on the effect of standard doses of various proton pump inhibitors on this test...
  39. pmc An infrequent cause of gastrointestinal bleeding
    S Greco
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Via GB Grassi, 74, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Gut 55:1339, 1359. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Imaging of perianal Crohn's disease
    S Ardizzone
    Department of Clinical Science, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:970-8. 2007
    ..For transcutaneous perianal ultrasound too, good preliminary data have been reported. This paper reviews the available data on imaging methods for the management of perianal Crohn's disease...
  41. ncbi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen class II genes and Helicobacter pylori infection: does genotype overwhelm environmental exposure?
    Antonio Russo
    Epidemiology Unit, Local Health Authority of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Nutrition 19:708-15. 2003
    ..We investigated associations between human leukocyte antigen class II genes, environmental exposures, and Helicobacter pylori infection...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dyspeptic symptoms in primary care. An observational study in general practice
    Giovanni Maconi
    Gastrointestinal Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:985-90. 2002
    ..This study describes features of dyspepsia and its relationship with demographic, clinical and socio-economic factors in patients seen by general practitioners in Italy...
  43. doi request reprint Prospective study of long-term results and prognostic factors after conservative surgery for small bowel Crohn's disease
    Gianluca M Sampietro
    Department of Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology, II Division of Surgery, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:183-91; quiz 125. 2009
    ..We prospectively evaluated safety and long-term efficacy of conservative surgery for patients with complicated CD...
  44. pmc An unsuspected cause of chronic diarrhoea
    Salvatore Greco
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Via G B Grassi, 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Gut 56:605, 668. 2007
  45. ncbi request reprint Transient small-bowel intussusceptions in adults: significance of ultrasonographic detection
    G Maconi
    Chair of Gastroenterology, Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Clin Radiol 62:792-7. 2007
    ..To investigate the frequency, clinical significance, and outcome of small-bowel intussusceptions in adults detected using ultrasound in an outpatient setting...
  46. ncbi request reprint An 18-year-old woman, with Crohn's disease presenting with right coxalgia
    G Maconi
    Chair of Gastroenterology, Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:584. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint A prospective, longitudinal study of nonconventional strictureplasty in Crohn's disease
    Gianluca M Sampietro
    Department of Surgery, II Division of General Surgery, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Surg 199:8-20; discussion 20-2. 2004
    ..Bowel-sparing techniques have been proposed to avoid extended or repeated resections in patients with Crohn'rsquo;s disease (CD), but without precise indications, prospective evaluation, and with a technically limited repertoire...
  48. ncbi request reprint Modern imaging of Crohn's disease using bowel ultrasound
    Fabrizio Parente
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 10:452-61. 2004
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  49. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonographic detection of toxic megacolon in inflammatory bowel diseases
    Giovanni Maconi
    Gastrointestinal Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 49:138-42. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint Association of NOD2/CARD15 mutations on Crohn's disease phenotype in an Italian population
    Vera Bianchi
    Department of Biology and Genetics for Medical Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:217-23. 2007
    ..To confirm the prevalence of NOD2/CARD15 mutations in Italian inflammatory bowel disease patients and to define the role of the different mutations on Crohn's disease phenotype...
  51. ncbi request reprint Azathioprine and mesalamine for prevention of relapse after conservative surgery for Crohn's disease
    Sandro Ardizzone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Azienda Ospedaliera L Sacco, Polo Universitario, Via G B Grassi, 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Gastroenterology 127:730-40. 2004
    ..We aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of azathioprine and mesalamine in the prevention of clinical and surgical relapse in patients who have undergone conservative surgery for Crohn's disease...
  52. pmc Alpha-galactosidase versus active charcoal for improving sonographic visualization of abdominal organs in patients with excessive intestinal gas
    G Maconi
    Chair of Gastroenterology, Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Ultrasound 15:232-8. 2012
    ..However, both treatments allowed adequate visualization of all target organs during the same examination only in a few patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Transperineal ultrasound in the detection of perianal and rectovaginal fistulae in Crohn's disease
    Giovanni Maconi
    Chair of Gastroenterology, Department of Clinical Sciences, L Sacco University Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2214-9. 2007
    ..We investigated Crohn's disease perianal and rectovaginal fistulae using transperineal ultrasound and compared the findings with results of endoanal ultrasound as reference standard...
  54. ncbi request reprint Contrast radiology, computed tomography and ultrasonography in detecting internal fistulas and intra-abdominal abscesses in Crohn's disease: a prospective comparative study
    Giovanni Maconi
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1545-55. 2003
    ..We compared ultrasonography (US) and contrast radiography in detecting intestinal fistulae and abscesses complicating CD...
  55. ncbi request reprint Sonographic prevalence of liver steatosis and biliary tract stones in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: study of 511 subjects at a single center
    Stefano Bargiggia
    Gastrointestinal Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:417-20. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the prevalence of US hepatobiliary changes and their relationship to clinical variables in a large IBD patient population followed in a single center...
  56. ncbi request reprint Perianal fistulae following infliximab treatment: clinical and endosonographic outcome
    Sandro Ardizzone
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Azienda Ospedaliera Polo Universitario L Sacco, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via G B Grassi, 74 20157 Milano, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 10:91-6. 2004
    ..In this study, the clinical and endosonographic behavior of perianal fistulae were evaluated following infliximab infusions, as well as the role of anal endosonography (AE) in predicting their outcome...
  57. doi request reprint Pathways in the management of IBD. Foreword
    Giovanni Maconi
    Dig Liver Dis 40:S213. 2008
  58. pmc Role of symptoms in diagnosis and outcome of gastric cancer
    Giovanni Maconi
    World J Gastroenterol 14:1149-55. 2008
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