Affiliation: University of Padova
- Middle molecule and small protein removal in children on peritoneal dialysisGiovanni Montini
Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplant Unit, Pediatric Department, University Hospital, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
Kidney Int 61:1153-9. 2002..The aim of our study was to assess the transport and the removal of substances with molecular weights up to 15 kD and to evaluate the contribution of residual renal function in peritoneal dialysis (PD) children...
- Early coenzyme Q10 supplementation in primary coenzyme Q10 deficiencyGiovanni Montini
N Engl J Med 358:2849-50. 2008
- Early treatment of acute pyelonephritis in children fails to reduce renal scarring: data from the Italian Renal Infection Study TrialsIan K Hewitt
Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplant Unit, Pediatric Department, Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Via Giustiniani, 3, 35128 Padova, Italy
Pediatrics 122:486-90. 2008..Because the risk was not well defined, we investigated renal scarring associated with delayed versus early treatment of acute pyelonephritis in children...
- One-year results of basiliximab induction and tacrolimus associated with sequential steroid and MMF treatment in pediatric kidney transplant recipientGiovanni Montini
Pediatric Department, Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplant Unit, University Hospital, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
Transpl Int 18:36-42. 2005..3 mg/kg/day) during the first 2 months after transplantation. The assessment of steroid withdrawal needs a longer follow-up...
- Antibiotic treatment for pyelonephritis in children: multicentre randomised controlled non-inferiority trialGiovanni Montini
Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplant Unit, Paediatric Department, Azienda Ospedaliera University of Padua, 35128 Padua, Italy
BMJ 335:386. 2007..To compare the efficacy of oral antibiotic treatment alone with treatment started parenterally and completed orally in children with a first episode of acute pyelonephritis...
- [Antibiotic treatment of pyelonephritis in children. Recent advances]Giovanni Montini
Dipartimento di Pediatria, Azienda Ospedaliera, Padova
Recenti Prog Med 99:343-6. 2008..Recent studies suggest that children with febrile UTIs can be effectively treated with oral antibiotics such as cefixime or amoxycillin/clavulanic acid for 10 to 14 days...
- The pharmacokinetics and immunosuppressive response of tacrolimus in paediatric renal transplant recipientsGiovanni Montini
Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplant Unit, Pediatric Department, University Hospital, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128, Padua, Italy
Pediatr Nephrol 21:719-24. 2006..Children<6 years old need to start with a 50% higher tacrolimus dose to achieve the same pharmacokinetic and immunosuppressive results...
- Prophylaxis after first febrile urinary tract infection in children? A multicenter, randomized, controlled, noninferiority trialGiovanni Montini
Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Azienda Ospedaliera University of Padua, Italy
Pediatrics 122:1064-71. 2008..We performed a study to determine whether no prophylaxis is similar to antimicrobial prophylaxis for 12 months in reducing the recurrence of febrile urinary tract infections in children after a first febrile urinary tract infection...
- Value of imaging studies after a first febrile urinary tract infection in young children: data from Italian renal infection study 1Giovanni Montini
Departments of Pediatric Nephrology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Pediatrics 123:e239-46. 2009..We examined the diagnostic accuracy of routine imaging studies (ultrasonography and micturating cystography) for predicting long-term parenchymal renal damage after a first febrile urinary tract infection...
- Urea percentiles in children with chronic renal failure. Data from the ItalKid projectGiovanni Montini
Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplant Unit, Pediatric Department, University Hospital, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
Pediatr Nephrol 18:261-5. 2003..Our percentile curves may help to identify subjects with inappropriate sUrea for a given C(Cr)...
- Procalcitonin as a predictor of renal scarring in infants and young childrenSilvia Bressan
Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Pediatr Nephrol 24:1199-204. 2009..6%; specificity 63.8%). Based on these results, we suggest that serum PCT concentration at admission is a useful predictive tool of renal scarring in infants and young children with acute pyelonephritis...
- Upper urinary tract infections are associated with RANTES promoter polymorphismSonia Centi
Laboratory of Immunopathology and Molecular Biology of the Kidney, Department of Pediatrics Salus Pueri, University of Padua, Italy
J Pediatr 157:1038-1040.e1. 2010..Statistical analysis of RANTES-403 G>A genotype frequencies showed that children carrying the RANTES-403 G allele are at higher risk for urinary tract infection, irrespective of vesicoureteral reflux...
- Different guidelines for imaging after first UTI in febrile infants: yield, cost, and radiationClaudio La Scola
Nephrology, Dialysis Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Sant Orsola Malpighi Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Pediatrics 131:e665-71. 2013....
- Interleukin-8 and CXCR1 receptor functional polymorphisms and susceptibility to acute pyelonephritisLina Artifoni
University of Padova, Padova, Italy
J Urol 177:1102-6. 2007....
- Expression of nuclear transcription factor PAX2 in renal biopsies of juvenile nephronophthisisLuisa Murer
Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Italy
Nephron 91:588-93. 2002....
- Kidney transplantation into bladder augmentation or urinary diversion: long-term resultsWaifro Rigamonti
Department of Urology, Section of Pediatric Urology, School of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Transplantation 80:1435-40. 2005..Kidney transplantation in patients with bladder augmentation or urinary diversion for LUTD let achieve similar results to those obtained in the general population with normal lower urinary tracts...
- Postnatal management of congenital bilateral renal hypodysplasiaClaudio La Scola
Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Pediatric Department, Azienda Ospedaliera di Bologna, Italy
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:97-100. 2010..Management requires a multidisciplinary team approach that commences prior to the birth of the child...
- Hyperhomocysteinemia and protein damage in chronic renal failure and kidney transplant pediatric patients--Italian initiative on uremic hyperhomocysteinemia (IIUH)Alessandra F Perna
Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Second University of Naples SUN, School of Medicine and Surgery, Naples, Italy
J Nephrol 16:516-21. 2003....
- Long-term outcome of vesicoureteral reflux associated chronic renal failure in children. Data from the ItalKid ProjectGianluigi Ardissino
Unit of Pediatric Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Milan, Italy
J Urol 172:305-10. 2004..1% of patients. CONCLUSIONS: The results of the present study define the long-term risk of ESRD in a large population of children with CRF and VUR, and provide some critical information for identifying the prognosis...
- Proteinuria as a predictor of disease progression in children with hypodysplastic nephropathy. Data from the Ital Kid ProjectGianluigi Ardissino
Department of Pediatrics, Clinica Pediatrica De Marchi, Via Commenda 9, 20122, Milan, Italy
Pediatr Nephrol 19:172-7. 2004..There was no correlation with mean arterial blood pressure. We conclude that proteinuria is an independent predictor of progression to end-stage renal failure also in children whose renal impairment is due to congenital hypodysplasia...
- Parathyroid hormone levels in pubertal uremic adolescents treated with growth hormoneStefano Picca
Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, Bambino Gesu Children s Research Hospital, Rome, Italy
Pediatr Nephrol 19:71-6. 2004..There was no correlation with phosphate levels and calcitriol dosage. In conclusion, these results suggest that in uremic adolescents treated with rhGH puberty may influence PTH levels...
- Risk factors for poor renal prognosis in children with hemolytic uremic syndromeAlessandra Gianviti
Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Bambino Gesù Children s Hospital and Institute for Scientific Research, Rome, Italy
Pediatr Nephrol 18:1229-35. 2003..In conclusion, absence of both D and evidence of STEC infection are needed to identify patients with HUS and worst prognosis, while D(-) but STEC(+) patients have a significantly better prognosis...
- COQ2 nephropathy: a newly described inherited mitochondriopathy with primary renal involvementFrancesca Diomedi-Camassei
Divisions of Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital and Research Institute, Rome, Italy
J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2773-80. 2007..COQ2 nephropathy should be suspected when electron microscopy shows an increased number of abnormal mitochondria in podocytes and other glomerular cells...
- Selective decrease in urinary aquaporin 2 and increase in prostaglandin E2 excretion is associated with postobstructive polyuria in human congenital hydronephrosisLuisa Murer
Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Italy
J Am Soc Nephrol 15:2705-12. 2004....
- Prevalence of mutations in renal developmental genes in children with renal hypodysplasia: results of the ESCAPE studyStefanie Weber
Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Universite Rene Descartes, 147 Rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris, France
J Am Soc Nephrol 17:2864-70. 2006..In conclusion, 15% of patients with RHD show mutations in TCF2 or PAX2, whereas abnormalities in EYA1, SALL1, and SIX1 are less frequent...