M Piga

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cagliari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc A pattern of cerebral perfusion anomalies between major depressive disorder and Hashimoto thyroiditis
    Maria Carolina Hardoy
    Department of Psychiatry, Reald University, Vlore, Albania
    BMC Psychiatry 11:148. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The usefulness of 99mTc-sestaMIBI thyroid scan in the differential diagnosis and management of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis
    M Piga
    Nuclear Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences M Aresu, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:423-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis. A review
    M Piga
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Endocrinology, University Policlinic, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 33:213-28. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Defective cerebral gamma-aminobutyric acid-A receptor density in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and central nervous system involvement. An observational study
    A Mathieu
    Chair and AOU Unit of Rheumatology, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Lupus 19:918-26. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetics of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
    A Mathieu
    Rheumatology Unit, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy
    Reumatismo 59:25-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Color-flow Doppler sonography in the differential diagnosis and management of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis
    M Loy
    Ultrasonography Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Acta Radiol 48:628-34. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of 99mTc-SestaMIBI scan in the diagnostic evaluation of thyroid nodules with oncocytic cytology
    F Boi
    Endocrinology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 149:493-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Frontal cortical perfusion abnormalities related to gluten intake and associated autoimmune disease in adult coeliac disease: 99mTc-ECD brain SPECT study
    P Usai
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:513-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetics of Behçet's disease in Sardinia: two distinct extended HLA haplotypes harbour the B*51 allele in the normal population and in patients
    M Piga
    Rheumatology and Rheumatology Unit, University and AOU of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:S51-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Susceptibility to ankylosing spondylitis but not disease outcome is influenced by the level of HLA-B27 expression, which shows moderate variability over time
    A Cauli
    Rheumatology Unit, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Scand J Rheumatol 41:214-8. 2012

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Publications24

  1. pmc A pattern of cerebral perfusion anomalies between major depressive disorder and Hashimoto thyroiditis
    Maria Carolina Hardoy
    Department of Psychiatry, Reald University, Vlore, Albania
    BMC Psychiatry 11:148. 2011
    ....
  2. doi request reprint The usefulness of 99mTc-sestaMIBI thyroid scan in the differential diagnosis and management of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis
    M Piga
    Nuclear Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences M Aresu, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:423-9. 2008
    ..Amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) is caused by excessive hormone synthesis and release (AIT I) or a destructive process (AIT II). This differentiation has important therapeutic implications...
  3. ncbi request reprint Amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis. A review
    M Piga
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Endocrinology, University Policlinic, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 33:213-28. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Defective cerebral gamma-aminobutyric acid-A receptor density in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and central nervous system involvement. An observational study
    A Mathieu
    Chair and AOU Unit of Rheumatology, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Lupus 19:918-26. 2010
    ..This study may support the concept that cognitive impairment in systemic lupus erythematosus could be the outcome of fine-tuned neurotransmission alterations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetics of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
    A Mathieu
    Rheumatology Unit, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy
    Reumatismo 59:25-7. 2007
    ..The main findings in the literature are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Color-flow Doppler sonography in the differential diagnosis and management of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis
    M Loy
    Ultrasonography Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Acta Radiol 48:628-34. 2007
    ..Amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) may be caused by excessive thyroidal hormone synthesis and release (type 1) or by a destructive process (type 2). This differentiation is considered essential for therapeutic choice...
  7. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of 99mTc-SestaMIBI scan in the diagnostic evaluation of thyroid nodules with oncocytic cytology
    F Boi
    Endocrinology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 149:493-8. 2003
    ..To assess the relevance of (99m)Tc-SestaMIBI (MIBI) scan in the diagnostic evaluation of thyroid nodules with oncocytic cytology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Frontal cortical perfusion abnormalities related to gluten intake and associated autoimmune disease in adult coeliac disease: 99mTc-ECD brain SPECT study
    P Usai
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:513-8. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetics of Behçet's disease in Sardinia: two distinct extended HLA haplotypes harbour the B*51 allele in the normal population and in patients
    M Piga
    Rheumatology and Rheumatology Unit, University and AOU of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:S51-6. 2012
    ..To define the contribution of HLA genes and extended HLA haplotypes to the susceptibility to Behçet's disease (BD) in Sardinia...
  10. doi request reprint Susceptibility to ankylosing spondylitis but not disease outcome is influenced by the level of HLA-B27 expression, which shows moderate variability over time
    A Cauli
    Rheumatology Unit, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Scand J Rheumatol 41:214-8. 2012
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint HLA-B*2709 and lack of susceptibility to sacroiliitis: further support from the clinic
    A Cauli
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:1111-2. 2008
    ..The possible mechanisms of IFN-induced arthritis are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Liver involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus: incidence, clinical course and outcome of lupus hepatitis
    M Piga
    Chair of Rheumatology and Rheumatology Unit, University and AOU of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:504-10. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the spectrum of liver disease occurring in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), primarily the incidence, clinical course and outcome of lupus hepatitis (LH)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Role of SPECT/CT in the preoperative assessment of hyperparathyroid patients
    A Serra
    Medicina Nucleare, Policlinico Universitario, Universita degli Studi, Cagliari, Italy
    Radiol Med 111:999-1008. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Brain perfusion abnormalities in patients with euthyroid autoimmune thyroiditis
    M Piga
    Nuclear Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences M Aresu, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:1639-44. 2004
    ..Sixteen adult patients with HT entered this study following informed consent...
  15. ncbi request reprint [IFN-alpha-induced psoriatic arthritis and HCV-related liver cirrhosis. Therapeutic options and patient's opinion]
    A Cauli
    Cattedra di Reumatologia II, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Policlinico Universitario, 09042 Cagliari, Italia
    Reumatismo 60:57-60. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Sustained normalization of cerebral blood-flow after iloprost therapy in a patient with neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus
    A Mathieu
    Center for Systemic Rheumatic Diseases, Cagliari, Italy
    Lupus 11:52-6. 2002
    ..This first report of Iloprost treatment in CNS lupus suggests the potential therapeutic usefulness of this drug in patients with SLE and functional CNS involvement...
  17. doi request reprint Status of the circle of Willis and intolerance to carotid cross-clamping during carotid endarterectomy
    R Montisci
    Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, Cagliari University, Cagliari, Italy
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 45:107-12. 2013
    ..During carotid endarterectomy (CEA), an intolerance to the cross-clamping (CC) can occur. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether preoperative magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) can predict CC intolerance...
  18. doi request reprint Rituximab treatment for 'rhupus syndrome': clinical and power-Doppler ultrasonographic monitoring of response. A longitudinal pilot study
    M Piga
    Chair of Rheumatology and Rheumatology Unit, University Clinic and AOU of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Lupus 22:624-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of rituximab in patients suffering from rhupus unresponsive to therapy with non-biological disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hypothyroid Hashimoto's thyroiditis with scintigraphic and echo-color Doppler features mimicking autonomous adenoma
    F Boi
    Endocrinology, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:469-72. 2002
    ..The final diagnosis was therefore hypothyroid HT with pseudo-nodular thyroid tissue of the right lobe. To our knowledge, this is the first report of HT mimicking both scintigraphic and CFDS features of an autonomous functioning nodule...
  20. doi request reprint Carotid artery plaque characterization using CT multienergy imaging
    L Saba
    Department of Radiology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, di Cagliari Polo di Monserrato, Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 34:855-9. 2013
    ..Carotid artery plaque types can be categorized with CT according to their HU values. The purpose of this work was to analyze carotid artery plaque characteristics by using multienergy imaging...
  21. doi request reprint Hemarthrosis as acute presentation of acquired hemophilia in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: successful treatment and long-lasting remission
    G Porru
    Department of Medical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Policlinico Universitario, Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1581-4. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Correlation between cerebral perfusion and hyperventilation enhanced focal spiking activity
    F Marrosu
    Institute of Neurology and Department of Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cagliari, Via Ospedale, 54 09100, Cagliari, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 40:79-86. 2000
    ..This study suggests a correlation between localized increase in rCBP and HPV-induced IELDs and provides a tool to discuss uncommon aspects of the physiology of rCBP during the inter-ictal state in the epileptogenic areas...
  23. ncbi request reprint 99mTc-SestaMIBI scintigraphy of thyroid gland in a patient with primary hyperparathyroidism: unusual features due to coesistence of a thyroid papillary carcinoma
    F Boi
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:823-4. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of MRI, EEG, EPs and ECD-SPECT in Wilson's disease
    M Giagheddu
    Clinica Neurologica, Policlinico Universitario, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 103:71-81. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: We highlight the use of this interesting procedure in the therapeutic monitoring of this disease...