A Ramunni

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Affiliation: University of Bari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Acute and chronic effects of therapeutic apheresis
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Section of Nephrology, Dept of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy Electronic address
    Atheroscler Suppl 14:83-7. 2013
  2. pmc Therapeutic apheresis in peripheral and retinal circulatory disorders
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Section of Nephrology, Department Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Clin Res Cardiol Suppl 7:41-4. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen apheresis in the treatment of peripheral arterial disease
    A Ramunni
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Blood Purif 25:404-10. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Double-filtration plasmapheresis in the treatment of leg ulcers in cryoglobulinemia
    A Ramunni
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Clin Apher 23:118-22. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A case report of double filtration plasmapheresis in an acute episode of multiple sclerosis
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Nephrology Section, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Ther Apher Dial 12:250-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Cutaneous microcirculation is impaired in early autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Nephron Clin Pract 113:c71-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Pleiotropic effects of LDL apheresis
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Atheroscler Suppl 10:53-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Effect of low-density lipoprotein apheresis on circulating endothelial progenitor cells in familial hypercholesterolemia
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Italy
    Blood Purif 29:383-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint [Does rheopheresis reduce the cardiovascular risk?]
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Nefrologia I, Policlinico Consorziale, Bari, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 27:S32-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Can a decreasing ultrafiltration profile affect the dialytic dose administered?
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Ther Apher Dial 10:463-6. 2006

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Acute and chronic effects of therapeutic apheresis
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Section of Nephrology, Dept of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy Electronic address
    Atheroscler Suppl 14:83-7. 2013
    ..The reasons that justify these chronic actions may involve pleiotropic effects that are different according to the apheresis technique used...
  2. pmc Therapeutic apheresis in peripheral and retinal circulatory disorders
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Section of Nephrology, Department Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Clin Res Cardiol Suppl 7:41-4. 2012
    ..The chronic effect, on the contrary, by acting on the morphological alterations of the vascular walls, requires the apheresis treatment to be prolonged for a longer period or even cycles of treatment to be programmed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen apheresis in the treatment of peripheral arterial disease
    A Ramunni
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Blood Purif 25:404-10. 2007
    ..Fibrinogen is mainly responsible for determining the viscosity of whole blood. In peripheral arterial disease (PAD) the fibrinogen concentration seems to affect the microcirculation flow...
  4. doi request reprint Double-filtration plasmapheresis in the treatment of leg ulcers in cryoglobulinemia
    A Ramunni
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Clin Apher 23:118-22. 2008
    ..02) as compared with the preapheresis values. There was improvement in the condition of ulcers in the leg during apheresis and had completely regressed by the end of the cycle...
  5. doi request reprint A case report of double filtration plasmapheresis in an acute episode of multiple sclerosis
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Nephrology Section, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Ther Apher Dial 12:250-4. 2008
    ..DFPP, adopted for the first time in MS, seems to foster a short-term improvement in both the clinical and magnetic resonance images during an acute MS episode...
  6. doi request reprint Cutaneous microcirculation is impaired in early autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Nephron Clin Pract 113:c71-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this work was to verify the existence of a microvascular reactivity in the early stages of ADPKD...
  7. doi request reprint Pleiotropic effects of LDL apheresis
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Atheroscler Suppl 10:53-5. 2009
    ..It is still not clear which of the many proposed actions, or others still to be discovered, is the principal vessel protective mechanism...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of low-density lipoprotein apheresis on circulating endothelial progenitor cells in familial hypercholesterolemia
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Italy
    Blood Purif 29:383-9. 2010
    ..Since a reduction of these cells has been demonstrated to predict atherosclerosis progression, the aim of this study was to verify whether LA can increase the percentage of EPCs...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Does rheopheresis reduce the cardiovascular risk?]
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Nefrologia I, Policlinico Consorziale, Bari, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 27:S32-7. 2010
    ..It is still not clear which of the many suggested actions, or others still to be confirmed (for instance a short-term increase in endothelial progenitor cells) constitutes the main vessel protective mechanism...
  10. ncbi request reprint Can a decreasing ultrafiltration profile affect the dialytic dose administered?
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Ther Apher Dial 10:463-6. 2006
    ..001, being greater in phase A than B). In standard bicarbonate dialysis, the adoption of a decreasing UF profile rather than a constant one does not alter the efficiency of the dialytic treatment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is the efficacy of LDL apheresis in ischemic optic neuropathy linked to a reduction in endothelial activation markers?
    A Ramunni
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Blood Purif 24:405-12. 2006
    ..0001). LDLA was effective in reducing the values of all evaluated endothelial activation markers, and this trend was correlated with an improvement in the visual field...
  12. ncbi request reprint Renal vascular resistance and renin-angiotensin system in the pathogenesis of early hypertension in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Italy
    Hypertens Res 27:221-5. 2004
    ..Thus factors other than RAS probably contribute to the increase of the RVR and to the early development of hypertension...
  13. ncbi request reprint LDL-apheresis accelerates the recovery of nonarteritic acute anterior ischemic optic neuropathy
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, Universit of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Ther Apher Dial 9:53-8. 2005
    ..This improvement had remained stable after 3 months. Thanks to it's effect of antagonizing hemorheologic disorders of the ocular microcirculation, fibrinogen/LDL-apheresis seems to be an efficacious treatment of NAION...
  14. ncbi request reprint LDL-apheresis in acute anterior ischemic optic neuropathy
    A Ramunni
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 27:337-41. 2004
    ..In conclusion, thanks to its effect of antagonizing hemorheologic disorders of the ocular microcirculation, LDL apheresis seems to be an efficacious treatment of AION, especially in patients suffering from hypercholesterolemia...
  15. doi request reprint LDL apheresis in the treatment of non-arteritic ischaemic optic neuropathy: a 6-month follow-up study
    S Guerriero
    Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Eye (Lond) 23:1343-4. 2009
    ..Verify the recovery of visual capacity after the administration of a combination of LDL apheresis (LA) and conventional therapy (CT). Design, prospective and interventional case series...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nitrendipine and amlodipine mimic the acute effects of enalapril on renal haemodynamics and reduce glomerular hyperfiltration in patients with chronic kidney disease
    L F Morrone
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Polyclinic, Piazza G Cesare, Bari, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 17:487-93. 2003
    ..Single dose of NIT and AML were effective in attenuating the effect of amino-acid infusion on glomerular filtration, similar to ENA; this effect of NIT and AML on the glomerular filtration rate is not observed under basal conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint A rare case of central post-gravid diabetes insipidus
    L F Morrone
    Department of Internal and Public Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Polyclinic, University of Bari, Italy
    Clin Nephrol 60:433-6. 2003
    ..Our diagnosis was therefore of post-gravid idiopathic CDI. Thus, it is possible that in the puerperal period other diseases of the posterior hypophysis may develop, of unknown etiopathogenesis but equally responsible for CDI...
  18. ncbi request reprint A simple method for correcting overestimated glomerular filtration rate in obese subjects evaluated by the Cockcroft and Gault formula: a comparison with 51Cr EDTA clearance
    A Saracino
    Nephrology and 2Nuclear Medicine Units, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Italy
    Clin Nephrol 62:97-103. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to devise a simple correction method which could also make use of CG-cl in obese subjects...
  19. doi request reprint Soluble intercellular adhesion molecule 1 and soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 in sudden hearing loss
    Nicola Quaranta
    Otolaryngology G Lugli, Otologic and Neurotologic Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Otol Neurotol 29:470-4. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the concentration of soluble intercellular adhesion molecule 1 and soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 in patients affected by sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL)...
  20. doi request reprint Endothelial progenitor cells in sudden sensorineural hearing loss
    Nicola Quaranta
    Otolaryngology Clinic G Lugli, Otology and Neurotologic Surgery, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari, Italy
    Acta Otolaryngol 131:347-50. 2011
    ..The results of this study confirm the existence of an endothelial dysfunction in patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) and support the vascular involvement in the pathogenesis of the disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of long-term heparin-induced extracorporeal LDL precipitation (HELP) in improving coronary calcifications
    A Ramunni
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 26:252-5. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint Does a reduction of adhesion molecules by LDL-apheresis have a role in the treatment of sudden hearing loss?
    Alfonso Ramunni
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Ther Apher Dial 10:282-6. 2006
    ..In this patient, in addition to reducing LDL cholesterol and fibrinogen, the circulating adhesion molecules (sE-selectin, sVCAM-1 and sICAM-1), previously present in higher than normal concentrations, were reduced by the treatment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease associated with primary antiphospholipid syndrome: clinical signs and histopathological features in an case experience of five cases
    A Saracino
    Department of Internal and Public Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Bari, Italy
    Clin Nephrol 63:471-6. 2005
    ..Renal involvement in course of PAPS is very frequent, although the true prevalence of PAPS-correlated kidney disease is difficult to estimate...