O Riggio

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A simplified psychometric evaluation for the diagnosis of minimal hepatic encephalopathy
    Oliviero Riggio
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Portal Hypertension, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:613-6.e1. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Evidence of persistent cognitive impairment after resolution of overt hepatic encephalopathy
    Oliviero Riggio
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Portal Hypertension, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:181-3. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Clinical efficacy of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt created with covered stents with different diameters: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Oliviero Riggio
    II Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, La Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    J Hepatol 53:267-72. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Peripheral and splanchnic indole and oxindole levels in cirrhotic patients: a study on the pathophysiology of hepatic encephalopathy
    Oliviero Riggio
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1374-81. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Emerging issues in the use of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) for management of portal hypertension: time to update the guidelines?
    Oliviero Riggio
    II Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 37, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 42:462-7. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Emerging drugs for hepatic encephalopathy
    Oliviero Riggio
    Sapienza Universita di Roma, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, II Gastroenterologia, Viale dell Universita 37, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 14:537-49. 2009
  7. pmc Accuracy of the automated cell counters for management of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
    Oliviero Riggio
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Universita di Roma, Viale dell Universita 37, Rome 00185, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5689-94. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of spontaneous portal-systemic shunts in persistent hepatic encephalopathy: a case-control study
    Oliviero Riggio
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Hepatology 42:1158-65. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological prophylaxis of hepatic encephalopathy after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt: a randomized controlled study
    O Riggio
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Hepatol 42:674-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of outcome after liver transplantation in patients with cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma
    M Merli
    II Gastroenterologia, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2535-40. 2005

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint A simplified psychometric evaluation for the diagnosis of minimal hepatic encephalopathy
    Oliviero Riggio
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Portal Hypertension, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:613-6.e1. 2011
    ..We investigated whether a simplified PHES (SPHES) is as useful as the whole PHES...
  2. doi request reprint Evidence of persistent cognitive impairment after resolution of overt hepatic encephalopathy
    Oliviero Riggio
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Portal Hypertension, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:181-3. 2011
    ..We tested learning abilities of cirrhotic patients using the Psychometric Hepatic Encephalopathy Score (PHES)...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical efficacy of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt created with covered stents with different diameters: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Oliviero Riggio
    II Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, La Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    J Hepatol 53:267-72. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the incidence of HE and the clinical efficacy of TIPS created with 8- or 10-mm PTFE-covered stents...
  4. ncbi request reprint Peripheral and splanchnic indole and oxindole levels in cirrhotic patients: a study on the pathophysiology of hepatic encephalopathy
    Oliviero Riggio
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1374-81. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to measure indole and oxindole levels in patients with cirrhosis with or without HE and to establish whether an intestinal production and a hepatic metabolism of these substances exist...
  5. ncbi request reprint Emerging issues in the use of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) for management of portal hypertension: time to update the guidelines?
    Oliviero Riggio
    II Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 37, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 42:462-7. 2010
    ..Consequently, new studies are required to re-assess the role of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt performed with new covered stents as compared with other strategies in the management of portal hypertension...
  6. ncbi request reprint Emerging drugs for hepatic encephalopathy
    Oliviero Riggio
    Sapienza Universita di Roma, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, II Gastroenterologia, Viale dell Universita 37, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 14:537-49. 2009
    ..The classical approach aimed at reducing the production of gut-derived toxins, such as ammonia, is under debate as, at the moment, the information obtained from the clinical trials does not support any specific treatment for HE...
  7. pmc Accuracy of the automated cell counters for management of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
    Oliviero Riggio
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Universita di Roma, Viale dell Universita 37, Rome 00185, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5689-94. 2008
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of automated blood cell counters for ascitic polymorphonuclear (PMN) determination for: (1) diagnosis, (2) efficacy of the ongoing antibiotic therapy, and (3) resolution of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP)...
  8. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of spontaneous portal-systemic shunts in persistent hepatic encephalopathy: a case-control study
    Oliviero Riggio
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Hepatology 42:1158-65. 2005
    ..In conclusion, our study suggests that large spontaneous shunts may often sustain the chronicity of HE; the presence of large shunts should be sought in patients with cirrhosis with recurrent or persistent HE...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological prophylaxis of hepatic encephalopathy after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt: a randomized controlled study
    O Riggio
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Hepatol 42:674-9. 2005
    ..Aim of this study was to compare two different treatments (lactitol 60 g/day, rifaximin 1200 mg/day) with no-treatment in the prevention of post-TIPS hepatic encephalopathy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of outcome after liver transplantation in patients with cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma
    M Merli
    II Gastroenterologia, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2535-40. 2005
    ..The adoption of Milan criteria for selection of cirrhotic patients has improved survival and reduced the rate of tumor recurrence. The evaluation of cumulative tumor size might further improve patient selection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition is not related to alterations in energy balance in patients with stable liver cirrhosis
    O Riggio
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Clin Nutr 22:553-9. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the daily energy balance in clinically stable cirrhotic patients with or without malnutrition...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is spontaneous bacterial peritonitis an inducer of vasopressin analogue side-effects? A case report
    F Vaccaro
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 37, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:503-6. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint The treatment of hepatic encephalopathy
    Marsha Y Morgan
    Centre for Hepatology, Division of Medicine, Royal Free Campus, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    Metab Brain Dis 22:389-405. 2007
    ..The content of this discussion is summarized...
  14. ncbi request reprint Intractable hepatic encephalopathy after tips with polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent-graft
    O Riggio
    Scand J Gastroenterol 38:570-2. 2003