Antonio Pietroiusti

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Affiliation: University of Rome Tor Vergata
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health implications of engineered nanomaterials
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Department of Biopathology, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Nanoscale 4:1231-47. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Cytotoxin-associated gene A strains of Helicobacter pylori represent a risk factor for the development of microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Via Montpellier 1, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Diabetes Care 29:1399-401. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint [Health effects of engineered nanomaterials]
    A Pietroiusti
    Dipartimento di Biopatologia, Università Tor Vergata Roma, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:287-9. 2010
  4. pmc Shift work increases the frequency of duodenal ulcer in H pylori infected workers
    A Pietroiusti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 63:773-5. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Incidence of metabolic syndrome among night-shift healthcare workers
    A Pietroiusti
    Department of Biopathology Occupational Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Via Montpellier 1, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 67:54-7. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Cytotoxin-associated gene-A--positive Helicobacter pylori strains are associated with atherosclerotic stroke
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Medical Semiology and Methodology, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 106:580-4. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of functional dyspepsia among workers exposed to cement dust
    Luca Coppeta
    Department of Biopathology Occupational Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:396-402. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Isolated H. pylori duodenal colonization and idiopathic duodenal ulcers
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Department of Biopathology Occupational Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:55-61. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Physico-chemical properties mediating reproductive and developmental toxicity of engineered nanomaterials
    Luisa Campagnolo
    Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 19:4488-94. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Low doses of pristine and oxidized single-wall carbon nanotubes affect mammalian embryonic development
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Department of Biopathology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    ACS Nano 5:4624-33. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Health implications of engineered nanomaterials
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Department of Biopathology, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Nanoscale 4:1231-47. 2012
    ..Therefore, the mandatory awareness about possible adverse effects of ENMs should in no way be interpreted as a motivation to disregard the great opportunity represented by nanotechnology...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cytotoxin-associated gene A strains of Helicobacter pylori represent a risk factor for the development of microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Via Montpellier 1, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Diabetes Care 29:1399-401. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint [Health effects of engineered nanomaterials]
    A Pietroiusti
    Dipartimento di Biopatologia, Università Tor Vergata Roma, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:287-9. 2010
    ..A precautionary approach in occupational setting is therefore needed...
  4. pmc Shift work increases the frequency of duodenal ulcer in H pylori infected workers
    A Pietroiusti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 63:773-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether shift work is associated with an increased rate of peptic ulcer in H pylori infected workers...
  5. doi request reprint Incidence of metabolic syndrome among night-shift healthcare workers
    A Pietroiusti
    Department of Biopathology Occupational Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Via Montpellier 1, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 67:54-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether a causal relationship exists between night-shift work and the development of MS...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cytotoxin-associated gene-A--positive Helicobacter pylori strains are associated with atherosclerotic stroke
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Medical Semiology and Methodology, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 106:580-4. 2002
    ..In this study, we tested the hypothesis that atherosclerotic stroke shows a selective association with virulent H pylori strains...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of functional dyspepsia among workers exposed to cement dust
    Luca Coppeta
    Department of Biopathology Occupational Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:396-402. 2008
    ..Given the potential impact of dyspepsia on work performance, whether its prevalence is increased among workers exposed to cement dust was evaluated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Isolated H. pylori duodenal colonization and idiopathic duodenal ulcers
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Department of Biopathology Occupational Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:55-61. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether some duodenal ulcers (DU) classified as idiopathic according to standard criteria may be causally related to isolated duodenal colonization by H. pylori...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physico-chemical properties mediating reproductive and developmental toxicity of engineered nanomaterials
    Luisa Campagnolo
    Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 19:4488-94. 2012
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  10. doi request reprint Low doses of pristine and oxidized single-wall carbon nanotubes affect mammalian embryonic development
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Department of Biopathology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    ACS Nano 5:4624-33. 2011
    ..The EST predicted the in vivo data, identifying oxidized SWCNTs as the more toxic compound...
  11. doi request reprint Cytotoxin-associated Gene-A-positive Helicobacter pylori strains infection increases the risk of recurrent atherosclerotic stroke
    Marina Diomedi
    Clinical Neurology, Department of Neuroscience, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Helicobacter 13:525-31. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether these strains represent an independent risk factor for recurrent atherosclerotic stroke...
  12. ncbi request reprint Recent Advances in the Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection
    Antonio Bergamaschi
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Hearth, Rome, Italy
    Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 2:197-205. 2007
    ..Finally, some "gray areas" (nonulcer dyspepsia, concomitant use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) which are the subject of debate as far the indication to treatment is concerned, have been discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cytotoxin-associated gene A and vacuolating cytotoxin A in human isolates of Helicobacter pylori and their association with the clinical status of ulcer disease
    A Carattoli
    Laboratorio di Batteriologia e Micologia Medica, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:1207-13. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether different Helicobacter pylori genotypes are associated with different clinical stages of peptic ulcer disease (PUD)...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of in vitro toxic effects of cement dusts: a preliminary study
    Alessandro Sgambato
    Institute of General Pathology, Giovanni XX Cancer Research Center, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Toxicol Ind Health 26:309-17. 2010
    ..Further studies are warranted to reach a better understanding of the potential toxic effects of cements, to identify the responsible mechanisms and to evaluate the possibility of modulating and/ or preventing them...
  15. ncbi request reprint Do primary care physicians underprescribe antibiotics for peptic ulcer disease? Report from an Italian research network
    Leonardo Palombi
    Tor Vergata University, Rome, and Clinica San Raffaele Tosinvest Sanita, Velletri, Italy
    J Fam Pract 51:265. 2002
    ..To determine how often primary care physicians prescribe eradication therapy for peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and nonulcer dyspepsia (NUD)...
  16. doi request reprint Extended high-frequency audiometry and noise induced hearing loss in cement workers
    Giuseppina Somma
    Department of Biopathology Occupational Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 51:452-62. 2008
    ..However, this technique has not been adequately tested in an occupational environment. We therefore investigated the usefulness of this method in noise-exposed workers...
  17. doi request reprint The interaction of ACP1, ADA1, diabetes and gender in coronary artery disease
    Fulvia Gloria-Bottini
    Department of Biopathology and Imaging Diagnostics, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    Am J Med Sci 340:103-8. 2010
    ..Because it is known that the 2 systems interact and have important immunologic and metabolic functions, these 2 genes were both examined in the same sets of subjects...
  18. pmc Detection of clarithromycin-resistant Helicobacter pylori in stool samples
    Carla Fontana
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 41:3636-40. 2003
    ..In order to evaluate the reliability of the new system, we compared the results of restriction analysis of the PCR products with the MICs shown by the H. pylori isolates by culturing gastric biopsies from the same patients...
  19. pmc New site of modification of 23S rRNA associated with clarithromycin resistance of Helicobacter pylori clinical isolates
    Carla Fontana
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:3765-9. 2002
    ..Mutation at position 2717 also generated an HhaI restriction site; therefore, restriction analysis of the PCR product also permits a rapid detection of resistant isolates...
  20. doi request reprint ABH secretor genetic polymorphism: evidence of intrauterine selection
    F Gloria-Bottini
    Division of Human Populations Biopathology of and Environmental Pathology, Department of Biopathology and Imaging Diagnostics, University of Rome Tor Vergata, School of Medicine, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 154:20-3. 2011
    ..We investigated a possible selection on ABH secretor phenotypes during intrauterine life...
  21. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori interference with micronutrients and orally administered drugs: a new mechanism explaining its role in extragastric disorders
    A Pietroiusti
    Dipartimento di Biopatologia Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Viale Montpellier 1 00133 Roma, Italy
    Mini Rev Med Chem 8:135-41. 2008
    ..In this review we examine the strength of the causal association and the plausible pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying these adverse effects...
  22. ncbi request reprint Infection with Helicobacter pylori and leukocyte response in patients with myocardial infarction
    A Galante
    Medical Semiology and Methodology, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:298-300. 2000
    ..0001), whereas no significant difference for any parameters tested was found in control subjects. These data suggest a role of Helicobacter pylori in inducing a leukocyte response following myocardial infarction...
  23. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is increased in patients with degenerative aortic valvular stenosis
    A Galante
    Medical Semiology and Methodology, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1078-82. 2001
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the presence of systemic inflammation in degenerative aortic valvular stenosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint CagA-positive Helicobacter pylori strains may influence the natural history of atherosclerotic stroke
    M Diomedi
    Clinica Neurologica, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford, 81 00133 Rome, Italy
    Neurology 63:800-4. 2004
    ..To test the hypothesis that infection with virulent cytotoxin-associated gene-A (CagA)-bearing Helicobacter pylori strains influences the atherosclerotic process and the clinical course in atherosclerotic stroke patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori duodenal colonization is a strong risk factor for the development of duodenal ulcer
    A Pietroiusti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, 00133 Roma, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:909-15. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that duodenal colonization represents the final crucial step in the development of Helicobacter pylori related duodenal ulcer...
  26. doi request reprint Interactions of engineered nanoparticles with organs protected by internal biological barriers
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Small 9:1557-72. 2013
    ..The relevance of nanoparticle interactions with internal biological barriers for their impact on the organs protected by these barriers is also discussed...
  27. doi request reprint Mechanisms of carbon nanotube-induced toxicity: focus on oxidative stress
    Anna A Shvedova
    Pathology and Physiology Research Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 261:121-33. 2012
    ..We also discuss instances of non-oxidative stress-mediated cellular damage resulting from direct physical interference of nanomaterials with cellular structures...
  28. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori eradication and l-dopa absorption in patients with PD and motor fluctuations
    M Pierantozzi
    IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Department of Neuroscience, Tor Vergata University, and S Raffaele Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 66:1824-9. 2006
    ..To investigate if Helicobacter pylori (HP) eradication could make an effective and long-lasting improvement in the pharmacokinetic and clinical response to l-dopa in patients with Parkinson disease (PD) and motor fluctuations...
  29. doi request reprint Interaction between single wall carbon nanotubes and a human enteric virus
    Anna Rita Petrinca
    Dept Public Health, Hygiene Chair, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier, Rome, Italy
    J Virol Methods 168:1-5. 2010
    ..Thus, SWNTs coated with PEI are able to complex with viruses, and they might be used in the future to transfect non-permissive cell lines...
  30. ncbi request reprint Shift work and autoimmune thyroid disorders
    A Magrini
    Department of Environmental, Occupational and Social Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:31-6. 2006
    ..1.95, 95 percent CI. 1.09 to 3.48, p=0.02. Our data show a significant association between shift work and autoimmune hypothyroidism. This finding may have implications in the health surveillance programs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Role of CagA positive Helicobacter pylori strains in ischemic heart disease and in ischemic stroke
    Antonio Pietroiusti
    Ital Heart J 3:626-8. 2002
  32. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and extragastric diseases--other Helicobacters
    Hans Olof Nilsson
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Helicobacter 10:54-65. 2005
    ..Animal models of Helicobacter-induced gastric and hepatobiliary diseases have offered insights to the mechanisms associated with premalignant transformation...