D Passali

Summary

Affiliation: University of Siena
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint P0 antigen detection in sudden hearing loss and Ménière's disease: a new diagnostic marker?
    Desiderio Passali
    ENT Departments, University of Siena Medical School, Siena, Italy
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:1145-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint [Haemostatic ointment efficacy in the treatment and prevention of epistaxis: a multi-centric study in 100 patients]
    D Passali
    Dipart di Scienze Ortopedico Riabilitative, Radiologiche ed Otorinolaringoiatriche, Policlinico Le Scotte, Universita di Siena, Italia
    Clin Ter 156:139-43. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Nasal decongestants in the treatment of chronic nasal obstruction: efficacy and safety of use
    Desiderio Passali
    Chief Professor, ENT Clinic University of Siena Medical School, Policlinico Le Scotte Viale Bracci, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:783-90. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint ENT manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux
    Desiderio Passali
    Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinic, Policlinico Le Scotte, University of Siena, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 8:240-4. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Allergic rhinitis in Italy: epidemiology and definition of most commonly used diagnostic and therapeutic modalities
    D Passali
    Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 23:257-64. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Consensus Conference on Nasal Polyposis
    Desiderio Passali
    ENT Department, University of Siena Medical School, V le Bracci, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 24:3-61. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Nasal obstruction and headache. A real correlation?
    Desiderio Passali
    ENT Department University of Siena Medical School, Viale Bracci, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:1407-11. 2004
  8. pmc Structural and immunological characteristics of chronically inflamed adenotonsillar tissue in childhood
    Desiderio Passali
    Ear Nose Throat Department, University of Siena Medical School Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 53100, Siena, Italy
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:1154-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint [Rationale of the use of COX-2 inhibitors in ENT pathologies]
    D Passali
    Istituto di Discipline Otorinolaringologiche Università degli Studi di Siena, Italia
    Clin Ter 155:439-42. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Atomized nasal douche vs nasal lavage in acute viral rhinitis
    Desiderio Passali
    ENT Department, University of Siena Medical School, Siena, Italy
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:788-90. 2005

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint P0 antigen detection in sudden hearing loss and Ménière's disease: a new diagnostic marker?
    Desiderio Passali
    ENT Departments, University of Siena Medical School, Siena, Italy
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:1145-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the presence of IgG autoantibodies against the P0 antigen in patients affected by sudden hearing loss and Meniere's disease (MD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Haemostatic ointment efficacy in the treatment and prevention of epistaxis: a multi-centric study in 100 patients]
    D Passali
    Dipart di Scienze Ortopedico Riabilitative, Radiologiche ed Otorinolaringoiatriche, Policlinico Le Scotte, Universita di Siena, Italia
    Clin Ter 156:139-43. 2005
    ..To evaluate the protective effects of an haemostatic ointment, at rhinosinusal mucosa level, on the development of bleeding in patients affected by epistaxis or with a positive clinical history for epistaxis in previous 7 days...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nasal decongestants in the treatment of chronic nasal obstruction: efficacy and safety of use
    Desiderio Passali
    Chief Professor, ENT Clinic University of Siena Medical School, Policlinico Le Scotte Viale Bracci, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:783-90. 2006
    ..An updated review of the most significant works in this field and the best treatment protocol to avoid adverse effects, such as rhinitis medicamentosa, are reported...
  4. ncbi request reprint ENT manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux
    Desiderio Passali
    Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinic, Policlinico Le Scotte, University of Siena, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 8:240-4. 2008
    ..A firm connection remains controversial, and further randomized trials are needed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Allergic rhinitis in Italy: epidemiology and definition of most commonly used diagnostic and therapeutic modalities
    D Passali
    Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 23:257-64. 2003
    ..A critical analysis of these data leads to some interesting epidemiological and therapeutic considerations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Consensus Conference on Nasal Polyposis
    Desiderio Passali
    ENT Department, University of Siena Medical School, V le Bracci, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 24:3-61. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Nasal obstruction and headache. A real correlation?
    Desiderio Passali
    ENT Department University of Siena Medical School, Viale Bracci, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:1407-11. 2004
    ..to evaluate the relationships between headache and nasal obstruction or nasal allergy on a group of Italian school children...
  8. pmc Structural and immunological characteristics of chronically inflamed adenotonsillar tissue in childhood
    Desiderio Passali
    Ear Nose Throat Department, University of Siena Medical School Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 53100, Siena, Italy
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:1154-7. 2004
    ..Titration of interleukin-1beta and tumor necrosis factor alpha in serum and tissues demonstrated higher concentrations in the adenotonsillar specimens, whereas the rise in interleukin-6 was more modest...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Rationale of the use of COX-2 inhibitors in ENT pathologies]
    D Passali
    Istituto di Discipline Otorinolaringologiche Università degli Studi di Siena, Italia
    Clin Ter 155:439-42. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Atomized nasal douche vs nasal lavage in acute viral rhinitis
    Desiderio Passali
    ENT Department, University of Siena Medical School, Siena, Italy
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:788-90. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of the atomized nasal douche in the restoration of physiological nasal functions in patients affected by acute viral rhinosinusitis, when compared with nasal lavages with isotonic sodium chloride solution...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Glucan solution nasal spray vs saline in the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis: a multi-centric double blind randomised clinical trial]
    D Passali
    Istituto di Otorinolaringoiatria, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Siena, Italia
    Clin Ter 158:139-45. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the efficacy of 30 days treatment with glucan solution nasal spray vs. saline in the treatment of signs and symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Revision of the European Position Paper on Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyposis (EP3OS) with particular attention to acute and recurrent rhinosinusitis]
    D Passali
    Clinica ORL, Universita di Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 27:1-21. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Alterations in rhinosinusal homeostasis in a sportive population: our experience with 106 athletes
    Desiderio Passali
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Sienna Medical School, V le Bracci, 53100, Sienna, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 261:502-6. 2004
    ..Athletes, in fact, need the earliest therapeutic aid in order to avoid the interference of prolonged rhino-sinusal alterations with their performance and also to avoid a more serious clinical situation concerning the inferior airways...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of rhinomanometry, acoustic rhinometry, and mucociliary transport time in the assessment of nasal patency
    D Passali
    ENT Department, University of Siena Medical School, Italy
    Ear Nose Throat J 79:397-400. 2000
    ..However, for a few patients, there was a correlation between symptom scores and mucociliary transport times...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of ketoprofen lysine salt mouthwash versus benzydamine hydrochloride mouthwash in acute pharyngeal inflammation: a randomized, single-blind study
    D Passali
    ENT Department, University of Siena Medical School, Policlinico Le Scotte, Italy
    Clin Ther 23:1508-18. 2001
    ..Pharyngodynia, or sore throat, is one of the symptoms most frequently reported by patients to primary care physicians...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy: a personal experience]
    R Piane
    Istituto di Discipline Otorinolaringologiche, Universita di Siena
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 19:255-9. 1999
    ..In the present work 67 patients--24 with recurrence after traditional surgery--underwent endonasal DCR within the last 22 months and with an average follow-up of one year. Surgery was successful in 90% of the cases...
  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment of recurrent chronic hyperplastic sinusitis with nasal polyposis
    Desiderio Passali
    ENT Department, University of Siena Medical School, Siena, Italy
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:656-9. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Newborn hearing screening by transient evoked otoacoustic emissions: analysis of response as a function of risk factors
    B De Capua
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 23:16-20. 2003
    ..These data stress the importance of the risk factors for hearing loss, including prolonged assisted ventilation, ototoxic drugs, and severe birth asphyxia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Airbags and permanent auditory deficits. A real correlation?
    D Passali
    E N T Department, University of Siena Medical School
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 57:177-81. 2003
    ..To evaluate the relationship between airbag-induced noise and individual metabolic risk factors in determining persistent hypoacusia in drivers after road accidents...
  20. ncbi request reprint Amoxicillin/clavulanate in chronic rhinosinusitis: tissue and serum distribution
    D Passali
    E N T Department, University of Siena Medical School, Sienna, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 55:259-64. 2001
    ..Amoxicillin/clavulanate in chronic rhinosinusitis: tissue and serum distribution...
  21. doi request reprint Spa therapy of upper respiratory tract inflammations
    D Passali
    University of Siena Medical School, Siena, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 270:565-70. 2013
    ..Our results suggest, according to the literature data, that SPA therapy with radioactive water could represent an alternative choice in chronic inflammatory diseases of the upper airways, nonresponsive to pharmacological therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Do tryptase, ECP and specific IgE measurement by nasal incubation increase the specific nasal provocation test sensitivity?
    L Bellussi
    ENT Dept, University of Siena, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 17:201-8. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Are HMGB1 protein expression and secretion markers of upper airways inflammatory diseases?
    L M Bellussi
    Department of Medical Surgical and Neuro Sciences, O R L Division University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 27:791-804. 2013
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Simplified local nasal immunotherapy in mite dust allergic rhinitis
    L Bellussi
    ENT Department, University of Siena Medical School, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 12:42-7. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of dietary yoghurt on immunological and clinical parameters of rhinopathic patients
    C Aldinucci
    Institute of General Physiology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:1155-61. 2002
    ..To examine the immunological and clinical influence of 4 months' feeding with either yoghurt or partially skimmed milk or nothing, on 20 volunteers...
  26. pmc The role of High Mobility Group Box 1 chromosomal protein in the pathogenesis of chronic sinusitis and nasal polyposis
    L M Bellussi
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, O R L Division, University of Siena, Viale Bracci, Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 32:386-92. 2012
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint [Bacterial internalization and intracellular activity of quinolones and macrolides]
    L Bellussi
    Clinica ORL, Universita degli Studi, Siena
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 27:1-11. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Upper aerodigestive tract foreign body injury prevention: an ENT evidence-based perspective
    L Bellussi
    ENT Department, University of Siena Medical School, Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 25:9-23, 25-40. 2005
  29. pmc Safety, tolerability and efficacy of sublingual allergoid immunotherapy with three different shortened up-dosing administration schedules
    D Passali
    Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinic, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 30:131-7. 2010
    ..According to the Authors, with this simplified schedule process, sublingual immunotherapy is a therapeutic option that is becoming increasingly well-accepted not only by allergy specialists but also by patients...
  30. pmc Rhino-Bronchial Syndrome. The SIO-AIMAR (Italian Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head Neck Surgery-Interdisciplinary Scientific Association for the Study of the Respiratory Diseases) survey
    D Passali
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, ENT Clinic, University of Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 31:27-34. 2011
    ..The recovery rate of about 94% of patients after 3 months of treatment, stresses the importance of a correct diagnosis...
  31. pmc Quality of life and psycho-social development in children with otitis media with effusion
    L Bellussi
    ENT Department, Siena University Medical School, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 25:359-64. 2005
    ..Quality of life in children with otitis media with effusion is one of the most important parameters to be taken into consideration on account of the possible correlation with problems in development...
  32. ncbi request reprint Acoustic rhinometry: practical aspects of measurement
    D Passali
    E N T Department, University of Siena, Medical School Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 50:41-5. 1996
    ..Rhinological diagnosis using acoustic rhinometry (AR) is described. The reliability of the test is improved by using a variable geometry craniostat allowing identical repositioning of the subject's head in various tests...
  33. pmc Foreign body inhalation in children: an update
    D Passali
    ENT Department, Medical School, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 30:27-32. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint [Comparative study of most recent surgical techniques for the treatment of the hypertrophy of inferior turbinates]
    D Passali
    Istituto di Discipline O R L, Policlinico Le Scotte,
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 15:219-28. 1995
    ..The conclusion was that the submucosal decongestion with lateral outfracture was the most effective technique for the chronic nasal obstruction, able to respect all the nasal functions...
  35. pmc Group A streptococcus and its antibiotic resistance
    D Passali
    ENT Clinic, University of Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 27:27-32. 2007
    ..Beta-lactams select a large number of F1-positive organisms: therefore, macrolides, and, possibly, last generation molecules, are the best and first choice for antibiotic treatment against group A Streptococcus...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Presumed physiopathology of the nasal wall surgery and contemporary techniques of the inferior turbinates surgery]
    D Passali
    Istituto di Discipline Otorinolaringologiche, Universita di Siena
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 16:202-10. 1996
    ..The results show that the submucosal decongestion technique, particularly the variation with lateral luxation, is considered most effective in resolving obstruction while respecting nasal physiology...
  37. pmc Database application for patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome
    D Passali
    ENT Department, Universita di Siena, via Anagnina 718, 00118 Rome, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 32:252-5. 2012
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Betahistine dihydrochloride in the treatment of peripheral vestibular vertigo
    Eugenio Mira
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Pavia, I R C C S Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 260:73-7. 2003
    ..The effective and safe profile of betahistine in the treatment of vertigo due to peripheral vestibular disorders was confirmed...
  39. pmc Inflammatory bowel disease: an increased risk factor for recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy in thyroid surgery
    G Caruso
    ENT Unit, Siena University, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 32:130-2. 2012
    ..Herein we report on two patients with IBD presenting with transient bilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy after total thyroidectomy without any evident mechanical or traumatic manoeuvres on apparently preserved nerves...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Acute, subacute and recurrent bacterial rhinosinusitis in pediatrics: guidelines of the Study Group of the Italian Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (SITIP)]
    S Esposito
    Istituto di Pediatria, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 59:474-5. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint [Rhinosinusitis: etiopathogenesis and antimicrobial therapy, an update]
    M De Benedetto
    Dipartimento di Discipline Otorinolaringologiche, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 26:5-22. 2006
    ..The central role of medical management is based on the choice of antimicrobial treatment. The fundamental concepts on pharmacocinetic and pharmacodinamic are reported, togther with updated data on antimicrobial resistance...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Consensus report on the diagnosis of rhino-bronchial syndrome (RBS)]
    M De Benedetto
    U O ORL, Osp V Fazzi, Lecce
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 23:406-8. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint EAACI position paper on rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps executive summary
    W Fokkens
    Academic Medical Centre, ENT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Allergy 60:583-601. 2005
  44. pmc Child mortality due to suffocation in Europe (1980-1995): a review of official data
    G Zigon
    Dept Statistic G Parenti, University of Florence, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 26:154-61. 2006
    ..The European mortality rate exceeds nearly one death per 100,000 persons. No evidence of any geographical pattern or cyclic trend emerged from the analysis of this official data...
  45. ncbi request reprint International Consensus on Nasal Polyposis 2002-2004
    R Mladina
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Salata, Croatia
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:519-21. 2005
    ..A Digi-Vote electronic system was used for an immediate computer analysis of expert answers to 23 questions related to the problem of nasal polyposis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Rhinitis and asthma in athletes: an ARIA document in collaboration with GA2LEN
    S Bonini
    IRCCS San Raffale, Rome, Italy
    Allergy 61:681-92. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Comments on volatile anesthetics and mucociliary clearance
    D Passali
    Minerva Anestesiol 74:103-4. 2008
  48. ncbi request reprint Foreign bodies in the upper airways: the experience of two Italian hospitals
    D Gregori
    Department of Public Health and Microbiology, University of Torino, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 48:24-6. 2007
    ..To study the pattern of foreign bodies in the upper airways as emerging from the hospital records in the Bologna and Siena hospitals in Italy 1997-2002...
  49. ncbi request reprint The cost of foreign body injuries in the upper aero-digestive tract: need for a change from a clinical to a public health perspective?
    D Gregori
    Department of Public Health and Microbiology, University of Torino, Via Santena 5bis, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:1391-8. 2007
    ..This paper addressed the impact in terms of direct costs of the injuries in children due to foreign bodies in the upper aero-digestive tract...
  50. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and subacute rhinosinusitis in children
    S Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Chemother 20:147-57. 2008
    ..These guidelines are based on the 125 that were considered truly relevant and reflect the most widely shared positions concerning the diagnosis and treatment of acute, subacute and recurrent rhinosinusitis in children...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Research on evaluation of bibliometric indices for Italian scientific production in otorhinolaryngology]
    E Mora
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 23:215-24. 2003