E Martino

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of amiodarone on the thyroid
    E Martino
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia e Metabolismo, University of Pisa, Ospedale de Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Endocr Rev 22:240-54. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum prostate-specific antigen concentration is increased in acromegalic women
    L Manetti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:643-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum factors associated with precancerous colonic lesions in acromegaly
    M Lombardi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale di Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 36:545-9. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone secretion in primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism
    E Cecconi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:113-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Mutations in the SLC26A4 (pendrin) gene in patients with sensorineural deafness and enlarged vestibular aqueduct
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:430-5. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Effects of medical therapies for acromegaly on glucose metabolism
    C Urbani
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:99-108. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Potassium perchlorate only temporarily restores euthyroidism in patients with amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism who continue amiodarone therapy
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 31:515-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of thyroid function after amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis, as compared to subacute thyroiditis
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:694-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Uptake of amiodarone by thyroidal and non-thyroidal cell lines
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:61-6. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Clinical aspects and therapeutic outcome in thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas: a single center experience
    E Macchia
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa 56124, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:773-9. 2009

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Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of amiodarone on the thyroid
    E Martino
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia e Metabolismo, University of Pisa, Ospedale de Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Endocr Rev 22:240-54. 2001
    ..Radioiodine therapy is usually not feasible due to the low thyroidal radioiodine uptake, while thyroidectomy can be performed in cases resistant to medical therapy, with a slightly increased surgical risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum prostate-specific antigen concentration is increased in acromegalic women
    L Manetti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:643-7. 2004
    ..However, the observation that M women still have higher serum PSA levels than controls suggest that in acromegaly PSA is regulated not only by androgens but also by the GH/IGF-I system itself...
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum factors associated with precancerous colonic lesions in acromegaly
    M Lombardi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale di Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 36:545-9. 2013
    ..However, it is unknown whether insulin, 25(OH)D3, folate, and homocysteine interact to determine the risk of colonic tumors in acromegaly...
  4. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone secretion in primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism
    E Cecconi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:113-6. 2005
    ..Thus, hypercalcemia rather than increased serum PTH is responsible for the abnormality of GH secretion...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mutations in the SLC26A4 (pendrin) gene in patients with sensorineural deafness and enlarged vestibular aqueduct
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:430-5. 2004
    ..09) than patients without mutations. The results of the present study lend support to the concept that all patients with mutated SLC26A4 gene have abnormalities of thyroid function tests...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of medical therapies for acromegaly on glucose metabolism
    C Urbani
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:99-108. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of therapy with SSAs, PEG, or their combination on glucose metabolism in a large series of acromegalic patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Potassium perchlorate only temporarily restores euthyroidism in patients with amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism who continue amiodarone therapy
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 31:515-9. 2008
    ..However, it is unknown whether KClO4 may exert similar effects on thyroid function of AIH patients if amiodarone treatment is continued...
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of thyroid function after amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis, as compared to subacute thyroiditis
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:694-9. 2006
    ..On the other hand, type 2 AIT is a form of destructive thyroiditis occurring in normal thyroids, the management of which usually consists in glucocorticoid treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Uptake of amiodarone by thyroidal and non-thyroidal cell lines
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:61-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion, mechanisms whereby amiodarone is taken up by thyroid cells remain largely unknown, but the two main factors involved in thyroid-specific cellular transport, ie, NIS and TSH, seem to be excluded...
  10. doi request reprint Clinical aspects and therapeutic outcome in thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas: a single center experience
    E Macchia
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa 56124, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:773-9. 2009
    ..The management of pituitary adenomas secreting TSH has evolved considerably over the last decades.We report the clinical features, management, and outcome of a large monocentric series...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impairment of GH secretion in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is not affected by riluzole treatment
    L L Morselli
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 30:767-70. 2007
    ..Thus, evaluation of GH secretion in ALS patients can also be performed without withdrawing riluzole treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Thyroid color flow doppler sonography and radioiodine uptake in 55 consecutive patients with amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:635-40. 2003
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  13. doi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune hypophysitis: a short review
    I Lupi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:e245-52. 2011
    ..Clinical aspects of autoimmune hypophysitis are discussed and a possible algorithm for the diagnosis and treatment of the disease is proposed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Desethylamiodarone antagonizes the effect of thyroid hormone at the molecular level
    F Bogazzi
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia e Metabolismo, Universita di Pisa, Ospedale di Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 145:59-64. 2001
    ..To evaluate the molecular mechanisms of the inhibitory effects of amiodarone and its active metabolite, desethylamiodarone (DEA) on thyroid hormone action...
  15. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)gamma is highly expressed in normal human pituitary gland
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:899-904. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the expression of PPARgamma in normal human pituitary tissue and to study its localization in the pituitary secreting cells...
  16. doi request reprint Somatostatin analogues do not affect calcium metabolism in patients with acromegaly and primary hyperparathyroidism [corrected] due to MEN 1-like syndrome
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 43:126-9. 2011
    ..SSA therapy does not affect calcium-phosphorus metabolism in patients with MEN 1-like syndrome, suggesting that the drug has no role in controlling PHP in these subset of patients...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of rosiglitazone on serum IGF-I concentrations in uncontrolled acromegalic patients under conventional medical therapy: results from a pilot phase 2 study
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:e43-51. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of increasing doses of rosiglitazone on serum GH and IGF-I concentrations in acromegalic patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Thyroid function differently affects serum cystatin C and creatinine concentrations
    L Manetti
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Ospedale di Cisanello, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:346-9. 2005
    ..However, the observation that hyper- or hypothyroid patients have normal serum Cys C levels limits its use as a marker of peripheral thyroid hormone effect...
  19. ncbi request reprint GH secretion is impaired in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    M Gasperi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:1961-4. 2002
    ..Accordingly, PHP should be mentioned as a further example of a metabolic condition in which GH secretion in adults is reduced...
  20. doi request reprint Vitamin D status may contribute to serum insulin-like growth factor I concentrations in healthy subjects
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:e200-3. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate whether vitamin D [25-(OH) D3] status affects serum IGFI concentrations in healthy subjects...
  21. doi request reprint Pituitary autoimmunity is associated with hypopituitarism in patients with primary empty sella
    I Lupi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:e240-4. 2011
    ..Aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of serum pituitary antibodies (PitAb) and their correlation with pituitary function in patients with ES...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of somatostatin analogues on acromegalic cardiomyopathy: results from a prospective study using cardiac magnetic resonance
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:103-8. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate heart changes in acromegalic patients treated with somatostatin analogues (SMSA) using CMR...
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of colonoscopy and fecal occult blood testing as a first-line screening of colonic lesions in patients with newly diagnosed acromegaly
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:530-3. 2010
    ..Patients with acromegaly have frequently colonic neoplasms; however, how acromegalic patients should be screened for colonic lesions is still unsettled...
  24. ncbi request reprint Colonic polyps of acromegalic patients are not associated with mutations of the peroxisome proliferator activated receptor gamma gene
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Oncology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:1054-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the results of this preliminary study suggest that the lower expression of PPARgamma rather than somatic mutations of this gene is involved in colonic tumorigenesis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pituitary autoimmunity in patients with diabetes mellitus and other endocrine disorders
    I Lupi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy via Paradisa, 2 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 36:127-31. 2013
    ..Aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of serum pituitary antibodies (PitAb) in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) or Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term changes of quality of life in patients with acromegaly: results from a prospective study
    C Sardella
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:20-5. 2010
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone receptors in neonatal, prepubertal, and adult rat testis
    D Canale
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Androl 22:284-8. 2001
    ..The presence of a TR alpha1 message indicates that the adult rat testis may be directly responsive to T3 and, therefore, suggests an action of TH on rat testis that is not only developmental, but also metabolic...
  28. ncbi request reprint Hypopituitarism (GHD) and neurodegenerative diseases
    L L Morselli
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 31:39-43. 2008
    ..A thorough effort in investigating every possible involvement is warranted, in the light of future therapeutic strategies...
  29. ncbi request reprint The various effects of amiodarone on thyroid function
    F Bogazzi
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia e Metabolismo, University of Pisa, Italy
    Thyroid 11:511-9. 2001
    ..The low thyroidal 131I uptake usually makes radioiodine therapy not feasible, while thyroidectomy is a valid alternative in cases resistant to medical therapy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Primary hyperparathyroidism is associated with marked impairment of GH response to acylated ghrelin
    E Cecconi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 69:197-201. 2008
    ..Impaired GH secretion is a common finding in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHP). Ghrelin displays strong GH-releasing action, mainly at the hypothalamic level...
  31. ncbi request reprint Free thyroxine and free triiodothyronine measurement in dried blood spots on filter paper by column adsorption chromatography followed by radioimmunoassay
    A Pacchiarotti
    Cattedra di Endocrinologia e Medicina Costituzionale, University of Pisa, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 20:293-7. 1988
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Analysis of voice in patients with untreated active acromegaly
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:178-85. 2010
    ..Voice changes are common clinical findings of acromegaly, although scanty data are available so far...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pendrin does not increase sulfate uptake in mammalian COS-7 cells
    F Bogazzi
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia e Metabolismo, Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Medicina del Lavoro, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 23:170-2. 2000
    ..These data indicate that pendrin is not a sulfate transporter. Additional functional studies on this protein are warranted to clarify its role in thyroid pathophysiology and inner ear development...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and treatment outcomes in Graves ophthalmopathy
    L Bartalena
    University of Pisa, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 129:632-5. 1998
    ..It is unclear whether smoking affects the course of Graves ophthalmopathy and therapeutic outcomes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cabergoline therapy and the risk of cardiac valve regurgitation in patients with hyperprolactinemia: a meta-analysis from clinical studies
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 31:1119-23. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of hormonal replacement treatment on bone mineral density and metabolism in hypogonadal patients
    D Canale
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia, Universita di Pisa, Ospedale di Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124, Pisa, Italy
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 161:47-51. 2000
    ..71, P<0.005 for the vertebrae, and r=0.60, P<0.01 for the femur. A weak correlation was also present between onset of HRT and BMD: r=0.6, P<0.01 at the lumbar level, and r=0.47, P<0.05 at the femoral neck...
  37. doi request reprint Ectopic expression of FSH receptor isoforms in neoplastic but not in endothelial cells from pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
    C Sardella
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 36:174-9. 2013
    ..FSHR may be aberrantly expressed in neoplastic cells from p-NET and not in tumor blood vessels; however, its biological significance as well as its clinical relevance remains to be elucidated...
  38. doi request reprint Amiodarone and the thyroid: a 2012 update
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 35:340-8. 2012
    ..Radioiodine treatment is usually not feasible due to the low thyroidal iodine uptake...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of a mixture of polychlorinated biphenyls (Aroclor 1254) on the transcriptional activity of thyroid hormone receptor
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:972-8. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate that ARO interacts with TR, thereby affecting the transcription of TH-sensitive genes, and provide a molecular basis to further explain the complex effects of PCBs on TH disruption...
  40. ncbi request reprint Low dose hexarelin and growth hormone (GH)-releasing hormone as a diagnostic tool for the diagnosis of GH deficiency in adults: comparison with insulin-induced hypoglycemia test
    M Gasperi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:2633-7. 1999
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Acromegaly: effects on bone metabolism and mass
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:33-5. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Undetectable inferior petrosal sinus levels of PTH-related peptide (PTHrP) in patients with ACTH-dependent Cushing's disease
    L Manetti
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:819-21. 2005
    ..Our data, combined with others reported in literature, indicate that PTHrP release by ACTH-secreting tumors is not a common occurrence. Therefore, we conclude that IPS and peripheral PTHrP are of little clinical usefulness...
  43. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone secretion is impaired in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    L L Morselli
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:385-8. 2006
    ..ALS is the most common motor neurone disorder in human adults. Scanty data on endocrine abnormalities have been reported. The aim of the present study was to investigate the GH-IGF-I axis in ALS patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Impairment of GH secretion in adults with primary empty sella
    M Gasperi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:329-33. 2002
    ..These changes are independent of body mass...
  45. ncbi request reprint A special case of bilateral ovarian metastases in a woman with papillary carcinoma of the thyroid
    S Brogioni
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Section of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 115:397-400. 2007
    ..This is a singular case of papillary thyroid carcinoma metastasizing to the ovary, combined with an autoimmune thyroiditis...
  46. ncbi request reprint A novel mutation in the pendrin gene associated with Pendred's syndrome
    F Bogazzi
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia e Metabolismo, Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Medicina del Lavoro, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 52:279-85. 2000
    ..It is caused by mutations in the pendrin (PDS) gene, a 21 exon gene located on chromosome 7. The aim of this study was to examine an Italian family affected with Pendred's syndrome at the molecular level...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen is increased in female patients with Cushing's disease
    L Manetti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:RC29-31. 2002
    ..6, p<0.05). In conclusion, elevated serum PSA values are markers of androgen activity in female with Cushing's disease and their normalization may represent an additional index of remission of the disease...
  48. ncbi request reprint Microvascular density and vascular endothelial growth factor expression in normal pituitary tissue and pituitary adenomas
    P Viacava
    Department of Oncology, Section of Pathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:23-8. 2003
    ..VEGF expression is however well preserved in adenomas and this might contribute to adequate tumoral vascular supply with complex mechanisms other than endothelial cells proliferation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Primary hyperparathyroidism is associated with an impaired secretion of growth hormone but not of the other anterior pituitary hormones
    E Cecconi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:RC7-9. 2002
    ..Thus, PHP is associated with an impaired secretion of GH, but not of the other anterior pituitary hormones. The reason why only GH secretion is affected in PHP is unknown...
  50. ncbi request reprint TSH receptor and Gs(alpha) genetic analysis in children with Down's syndrome and subclinical hypothyroidism
    M Tonacchera
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia e Metabolismo, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:997-1000. 2003
    ..In conclusion, our results seem to exclude the role of TSHr or Gs(alpha) gene mutations in the pathogenesis of the non-autoimmune SH observed in some children with DS...
  51. ncbi request reprint Endocrinology and Art. La presa del Forte presso la Porta Camollia di Siena
    E Martino
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 30:977. 2007
  52. ncbi request reprint Myocardial systolic strain abnormalities in patients with acromegaly: a prospective color Doppler imaging study
    V Di Bello
    Cardiac and Thoracic Department, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:544-50. 2006
    ..Heart abnormalities are frequent findings in patients with acromegaly: systolic abnormalities are considered to be secondary to diastolic changes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Endocrinology and art. Resurrection of Christ
    E Martino
    University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 31:384. 2008
  54. ncbi request reprint Antithyroid drug treatment prior to radioiodine therapy for Graves' disease: yes or no?
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:174-6. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive video-assisted surgery of the thyroid: a preliminary report
    P Miccoli
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia dell Università degli Studi di Pisa, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 385:261-4. 2000
    ..Endoscopic thyroidectomy has not yet met the favor of most endocrine surgeons. We evaluated the technical feasibility of a video-assisted approach to thyroid surgery...
  56. ncbi request reprint Iopanoic acid rapidly controls type I amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis prior to thyroidectomy
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:176-80. 2002
    ..We suggest that IOP is the drug of choice in the rapid restoration of euthyroidism prior to definitive thyroidectomy in patients with drug resistant Type I AIT...
  57. doi request reprint Treatment with low doses of cabergoline is not associated with increased prevalence of cardiac valve regurgitation in patients with hyperprolactinaemia
    F Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 62:1864-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate whether HyperPRL patients treated with dopamine agonists had a higher prevalence of cardiac valves regurgitation than that of general population...
  58. ncbi request reprint Androgen receptor polymorphism (CAG repeats) and androgenicity
    D Canale
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 63:356-61. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that, given the same amount of circulating testosterone, as in our hypoandrogenized and control group, the final net androgenic phenotypical effect is due to AR polymorphism...
  59. ncbi request reprint Michelangelo, Goiter and...cats
    E Martino
    University of Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:1081. 2004
  60. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of thyroid diseases in patients with acromegaly: results of an Italian multi-center study
    M Gasperi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:240-5. 2002
    ..Thyroid volume, evaluated by ultrasonography, was correlated to the estimated duration of acromegaly. Finally, the prevalence of thyroid carcinoma was slightly increased than in the general population...
  61. ncbi request reprint The parable of the unworthy guest. Fra Semplice da Verona (Verona 1589-Rome 1652)
    E Martino
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:576. 2005
  62. ncbi request reprint Molecular mechanisms for pituitary thyrotroph cell growth
    A Malaguti
    Department of Human Anatomy, Universities of Parma, School of Medicine, Bologna, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:151-67. 2004
    ..Accordingly, check-points common to different transduction cascades may be envisaged as targets for antitumoral therapy selective to the neoplastic thyrotroph cell...
  63. ncbi request reprint Pegvisomant in acromegaly: why, when, how
    A Colao
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 30:693-9. 2007
  64. ncbi request reprint Three-hour spontaneous GH secretion profile is as reliable as oral glucose tolerance test for the diagnosis of acromegaly
    S Grottoli
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:123-7. 2003
    ..In contrast in acromegalic patients a nadir GH concentration below 1 microg/l never occurred in both conditions. This study shows that a 3-h spontaneous GH profile is as reliable as OGTT in the diagnosis of active acromegaly...
  65. ncbi request reprint Zinc ions alter morphology and chitin deposition in an ericoid fungus
    L Lanfranco
    Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Universita di Torino, Italy
    Eur J Histochem 46:341-50. 2002
    ..In Zn-treated mycelium, hyphal walls were thicker and a more intense chitin labelling was detected on the transverse walls. A quantitative assay showed a significant increase in the amount of chitin in metal-treated hyphae...
  66. ncbi request reprint High levels of nitric oxide metabolites can be correlated with rejection episodes in experimental pancreas transplantation
    D Casanova
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Valdecilla, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Transplant Proc 34:213-4. 2002
  67. ncbi request reprint Activation of blood coagulation and fibrinolysis in Graves' disease
    F Marongiu
    Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 23:609-11. 1991
    ..High fibrinogen before treatment may be explained as an aspecific response. Since it persists in euthyroidism, autoimmunity could account for high fibrinopeptide A and B beta 15-42 aftertreatment...
  68. ncbi request reprint First-line therapy of acromegaly: a statement of the A.L.I.C.E. (Acromegaly primary medical treatment Learning and Improvement with Continuous Medical Education) Study Group
    A Colao
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:1017-20. 2006
  69. ncbi request reprint Effects of amiodarone administration during pregnancy on neonatal thyroid function and subsequent neurodevelopment
    L Bartalena
    University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
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