F Massart

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Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Human breast milk and xenoestrogen exposure: a possible impact on human health
    Francesco Massart
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Perinatol 25:282-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint High incidence of central precocious puberty in a bounded geographic area of northwest Tuscany: an estrogen disrupter epidemic?
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Clinic, S Chiara University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 20:92-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Child thyroid disruption by environmental chemicals
    F Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 58:47-53. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint How do environmental estrogen disruptors induce precocious puberty?
    F Massart
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 58:247-54. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Height outcome of the recombinant human growth hormone treatment in patients with SHOX gene haploinsufficiency: a meta-analysis
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Unit, Maternal and Infant Department, St Chiara University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Pharmacogenomics 14:607-12. 2013
  6. pmc Age-specific effects of estrogen receptors' polymorphisms on the bone traits in healthy fertile women: the BONTURNO study
    Francesco Massart
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 7:32. 2009
  7. pmc Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and large artery structure and function in young subjects with uncomplicated type 1 diabetes
    Carlo Palombo
    Department of Surgery, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, Pisa, 56 124, Italy
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:88. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Morphogenetic targets and genetics of undescended testis
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Center, Department of Procreative Medicine and Development Age, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Sex Dev 4:326-35. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Oestrogenic mycotoxin exposures and precocious pubertal development
    F Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Center, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Androl 33:369-76. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Growth outcome during GnRH agonist treatments for slowly progressive central precocious puberty
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Neuroendocrinology 90:307-14. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Human breast milk and xenoestrogen exposure: a possible impact on human health
    Francesco Massart
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Perinatol 25:282-8. 2005
    ..Here, we review available data from breast milk monitoring studies suggesting the environmental chemicals that may affect child health through breastfeeding...
  2. ncbi request reprint High incidence of central precocious puberty in a bounded geographic area of northwest Tuscany: an estrogen disrupter epidemic?
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Clinic, S Chiara University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 20:92-8. 2005
    ..05). Owing to the definite geographic distribution of CPP and because increasing distance (km) from Pietrasanta rarefied CPP frequency, we suggest environmental factors (e.g. estrogen disrupter pollution) as major CPP determinants in NWT...
  3. ncbi request reprint Child thyroid disruption by environmental chemicals
    F Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 58:47-53. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to discuss how environmental chemicals can interfere with the normal production, metabolism, and excretion of thyroid hormones, and their known impact on the thyroid system during child development...
  4. ncbi request reprint How do environmental estrogen disruptors induce precocious puberty?
    F Massart
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 58:247-54. 2006
    ..We review data on adverse health and reproductive outcomes have been attributed to estrogen disruptors in laboratory animals and in wildlife as well as in humans, specially focusing on the puberty timing...
  5. doi request reprint Height outcome of the recombinant human growth hormone treatment in patients with SHOX gene haploinsufficiency: a meta-analysis
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Unit, Maternal and Infant Department, St Chiara University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Pharmacogenomics 14:607-12. 2013
    ..Although recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) treatment improves short-term linear growth, there are episodic data on the final height of treated SHOXD subjects...
  6. pmc Age-specific effects of estrogen receptors' polymorphisms on the bone traits in healthy fertile women: the BONTURNO study
    Francesco Massart
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 7:32. 2009
    ..Common variants in the genes encoding for estrogen receptor alpha (ESR1) and beta (ESR2) are proposed as candidates for influencing bone phenotypes at the population level...
  7. pmc Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and large artery structure and function in young subjects with uncomplicated type 1 diabetes
    Carlo Palombo
    Department of Surgery, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, Pisa, 56 124, Italy
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:88. 2011
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  8. doi request reprint Morphogenetic targets and genetics of undescended testis
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Center, Department of Procreative Medicine and Development Age, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Sex Dev 4:326-35. 2010
    ..On the other hand, common polymorphisms in these genes have recently been investigated as contributing risk factors for idiopathic isolated (nonsyndromic) cryptorchidism...
  9. doi request reprint Oestrogenic mycotoxin exposures and precocious pubertal development
    F Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Center, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Androl 33:369-76. 2010
    ..In this view, oestrogenic mycotoxins are suspected as triggering factor for precocious pubertal development at least in prepubertal exposed girls...
  10. doi request reprint Growth outcome during GnRH agonist treatments for slowly progressive central precocious puberty
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Neuroendocrinology 90:307-14. 2009
    ..In some patients, however, GnRHa induce an inappropriate growth deceleration impairing Ht outcome. Furthermore, slowly progressive CPP (spCPP) forms were reported which do not need GnRHa treatment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sex steroidal targets & genetic susceptibility to idiopathic cryptorchidism
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Italy
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 6:481-90. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint High growth rate of girls with precocious puberty exposed to estrogenic mycotoxins
    Francesco Massart
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Pediatr 152:690-5, 695.e1. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that human puberty timing can be advanced by environmental estrogen exposure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Environmental thyroid toxicants and child endocrine health
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56125 Pisa, Italy
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 5:500-9. 2007
    ..More studies are crucial to fill in the research gaps regarding permanent endocrine and neurological outcome in next generations exposed to background thyroid toxicants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Thyroid outcome during long-term gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist treatments for idiopathic precocious puberty
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Center Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Adolesc Health 40:252-7. 2007
    ..To examine the effects of long-term gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRHa) administration on thyroid function in children affected by central precocious puberty (CPP)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prolactin secretion before, during, and after chronic gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist treatments in children
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 84:719-24. 2005
    ..To examine the effect of long-term administration of GnRH agonists (GnRHa) on PRL secretion in children affected by central precocious puberty (CPP) and growth hormone deficiency (GHD)...
  16. doi request reprint No evidence of chromosome damage in children and adolescents with differentiated thyroid carcinoma after receiving 131I radiometabolic therapy, as evaluated by micronucleus assay and microarray analysis
    Giovanni Federico
    Department of Pediatrics, Unit of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Ospedali Riuniti S Chiara, Via Roma 67, 56126, Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:2113-21. 2008
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  17. doi request reprint Hemorrhagic corpus luteum cysts: an unusual problem for pediatric surgeons
    C Spinelli
    Department of Surgery, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa 56126, Italy
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 22:163-7. 2009
    ..HCLCs especially develop in the early period after menarche, and they are commonly associated with dysfunctional ovulation...
  18. doi request reprint Mycotoxin detection in infant formula milks in Italy
    V Meucci
    Department of Veterinary Clinics, University of Pisa, I 56125 Pisa, Italy
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 27:64-71. 2010
    ..The results point out the need to perform controls for prevention programmes especially when attempting to identify risk markers of the infant feed quality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Allelic genes involved in artery compliance and susceptibility to sporadic abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Francesco Massart
    Pediatric Endocrine Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56125 Pisa, Italy
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 92:413-8. 2004
    ..However, because possessing at least an ERbetaAluI restriction site was statistically associated to AAA onset (chi(2) = 5.220; OR = 1.82, P < 0.05), ERbeta polymorphism was proposed as genetic determinant in the AAA susceptibility...
  20. ncbi request reprint Human races and pharmacogenomics of effective bone treatments
    F Massart
    Pediatric Division, Department of Reproductive Medicine and Child Development, University of Pisa, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 20:36-44. 2005
    ..Future studies and preventive strategies for the management of osteoporosis need to take into account these racial and genetic factors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Analysis of estrogen receptor (ERalpha and ERbeta) and progesterone receptor (PR) polymorphisms in uterine leiomyomas
    Francesco Massart
    Scuola Superiore S Anna, Pisa, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 9:BR25-30. 2003
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