Paolo Toti

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Affiliation: University of Siena
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Scarring in papillary carcinoma of the thyroid: report of two new cases with exuberant nodular fasciitis-like stroma
    P Toti
    Institute of Pathology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Histopathology 35:418-22. 1999
  2. pmc Expression of Placental Neurotrophin-3 (NT-3) in Physiological Pregnancy, Preeclampsia and Chorioamnionitis
    Alessandra Casciaro
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology
    Clin Med Pathol 2:9-15. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Human placenta and fetal membranes express nerve growth factor mRNA and protein
    P Toti
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:337-41. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint CD-34 stromal expression pattern in normal and altered human corneas
    Paolo Toti
    Institute of Pathology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Ophthalmology 109:1167-71. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 immunoreactivity in the ischemic neonatal human brain. An autopsy study
    P Toti
    Institute of Pathology, and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Italy
    J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol 33:245-9. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Chorioamnionitis and fetal/neonatal brain injury
    P Toti
    Institute of Pathology and Department of Preventive Pediatrics and Neonatology, University of Siena, Italy
    Biol Neonate 79:201-4. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Cell composition and immunohistochemical detection of VEGF, TGF-beta, and TNF-alpha in proliferative vitreoretinopathy
    P Toti
    Institute of Pathology, University of Siena, Italy
    J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol 31:363-6. 1999
  8. doi request reprint Epigenetic and copy number variation analysis in retinoblastoma by MS-MLPA
    Gabriella Livide
    Department of Biotechnology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Pathol Oncol Res 18:703-12. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Human endometrium expresses urocortin II and III messenger RNA and peptides
    Pasquale Florio
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics, and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Fertil Steril 86:1766-70. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibin alpha-subunit and the inhibin coreceptor betaglycan are downregulated in endometrial carcinoma
    Pasquale Florio
    Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Paediatrics, University of Siena, 53 100 Siena, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 152:277-84. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Scarring in papillary carcinoma of the thyroid: report of two new cases with exuberant nodular fasciitis-like stroma
    P Toti
    Institute of Pathology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Histopathology 35:418-22. 1999
    ..Moreover, we explore the presence of TGF-beta to help to clarify the pathogenesis of the collagen formation...
  2. pmc Expression of Placental Neurotrophin-3 (NT-3) in Physiological Pregnancy, Preeclampsia and Chorioamnionitis
    Alessandra Casciaro
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology
    Clin Med Pathol 2:9-15. 2009
    ..001). The roles of Neurotrophin-3 in pregnancy are presently unknown. A regulatory function on placenta and foetal brain development and maternal inflammatory response may be hypothesized...
  3. ncbi request reprint Human placenta and fetal membranes express nerve growth factor mRNA and protein
    P Toti
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:337-41. 2006
    ..These results, showing the expression and localization of NGF, support the current concept that human placenta is a potent neuroendocrine organ throughout gestation...
  4. ncbi request reprint CD-34 stromal expression pattern in normal and altered human corneas
    Paolo Toti
    Institute of Pathology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Ophthalmology 109:1167-71. 2002
    ..To test CD-34 immunoreactivity in stromal cornea cells in normal and pathologic samples obtained from penetrating keratoplasty...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 immunoreactivity in the ischemic neonatal human brain. An autopsy study
    P Toti
    Institute of Pathology, and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Italy
    J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol 33:245-9. 2001
    ..The present findings suggest that COX-2 may take part in enhancing neonatal brain damage via different mechanisms, such as those involving excitotoxicity and production of reactive oxygen species...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chorioamnionitis and fetal/neonatal brain injury
    P Toti
    Institute of Pathology and Department of Preventive Pediatrics and Neonatology, University of Siena, Italy
    Biol Neonate 79:201-4. 2001
    ..Only by relating placental pathology to clinical evaluation of the newborn will it be possible to achieve a better understanding of these infections and to reduce long-term morbidity and mortality...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cell composition and immunohistochemical detection of VEGF, TGF-beta, and TNF-alpha in proliferative vitreoretinopathy
    P Toti
    Institute of Pathology, University of Siena, Italy
    J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol 31:363-6. 1999
    ..Considering that the composition of vitreal membranes clearly resembles scar tissue, the absence of TGF-beta in the membranes could explain their peculiar histological appearance...
  8. doi request reprint Epigenetic and copy number variation analysis in retinoblastoma by MS-MLPA
    Gabriella Livide
    Department of Biotechnology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Pathol Oncol Res 18:703-12. 2012
    ..This study also confirms the presence of copy number variations in retinoblastoma, expecially in unilateral cases (mean 3 ± 1.3) where these changes were found more frequently respect to bilateral cases (mean 1.4 ± 1.1)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Human endometrium expresses urocortin II and III messenger RNA and peptides
    Pasquale Florio
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics, and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Fertil Steril 86:1766-70. 2006
    ..01) in MD than in all other endometrial samples. Both peptides were immunolocalized in epithelial, stromal, and endothelial cells...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibin alpha-subunit and the inhibin coreceptor betaglycan are downregulated in endometrial carcinoma
    Pasquale Florio
    Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Paediatrics, University of Siena, 53 100 Siena, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 152:277-84. 2005
    ..In the present study we evaluated the protein distribution and mRNA levels of inhibin alpha-subunit and its coreceptor betaglycan in endometrial adenocarcinoma...
  11. pmc Mechanisms of leukocyte accumulation and activation in chorioamnionitis: interleukin 1 beta and tumor necrosis factor alpha enhance colony stimulating factor 2 expression in term decidua
    Felice Arcuri
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Siena, Italy
    Reprod Sci 16:453-61. 2009
    ..This study reveals that CSF2 is strongly expressed in decidua from patients with CAM and indicates TNF or IL1B as important regulators of CAM-related decidual leukocyte infiltration and activation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Urocortin expression is downregulated in human endometrial carcinoma
    Pasquale Florio
    Department of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Italy
    J Endocrinol 190:99-105. 2006
    ..These data and the evidence that endometrial cancer expresses UCN receptors and UCN is involved in tumorigenesis of several tissues together suggest a role for UCN in endometrial tumoral cell growth and proliferation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Array comparative genomic hybridization in retinoma and retinoblastoma tissues
    Katia Sampieri
    Medical Genetics, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Siena, Italy
    Cancer Sci 100:465-71. 2009
    ..This is the first report of genomic profiling in retinoma tissue, shedding light on the different nature of lesions named 'retinoma'...
  14. doi request reprint Urocortin 2 and urocortin 3 in endometriosis: evidence for a possible role in inflammatory response
    Romina Novembri
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Siena, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte Viale Bracci, Siena 53100, Italy
    Mol Hum Reprod 17:587-93. 2011
    ..Ucn 2 and Ucn 3-modulated TNF-α and IL-4 secretion from culture endometrial cells. These data suggest a possible involvement of Ucn 2 and Ucn 3 in the mechanisms of endometriosis...
  15. doi request reprint Downregulation and aberrant promoter methylation of p16INK4A: a possible novel heritable susceptibility marker to retinoblastoma
    Paola Indovina
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Cell Physiol 223:143-50. 2010
    ..The observation that p16INK4A downregulation seems to be due to its promoter hypermethylation opens the way for the development of new preventive and therapeutic strategies using demethylating agents...
  16. doi request reprint Telomere length in neoplastic and nonneoplastic tissues of patients with familial and sporadic papillary thyroid cancer
    Marco Capezzone
    Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism and Biochemistry, University of Siena, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1852-6. 2011
    ..Recently, we have reported that patients with the familial form of papillary thyroid cancer (FPTC) have short telomeres in blood leucocytes...
  17. doi request reprint Superselective ophthalmic artery infusion of melphalan for intraocular retinoblastoma: preliminary results from 140 treatments
    Carlo Venturi
    Unit NINT Neuroimaging and Neurointervention, Department of Neurological and Sensorineural Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, Siena, Italy
    Acta Ophthalmol 91:335-42. 2013
    ..To report our experience in superselective ophthalmic artery infusion of melphalan (SOAIM) for intraocular retinoblastoma...
  18. doi request reprint p53 Arg72Pro and MDM2 309 SNPs in hereditary retinoblastoma
    Maria Carmela Epistolato
    Medical Genetics, Department of Biotechnology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Hum Genet 56:685-6. 2011
    ..These findings further support the hypothesis that genetic variability of the p53 pathway contributes to the individual susceptibility to retinoblastoma, as shown for Li-Fraumeni syndrome and a variety of non-hereditary cancers...
  19. pmc Focal increases of fetal macrophages in placentas from pregnancies with histological chorioamnionitis: potential role of fibroblast monocyte chemotactic protein-1
    Paolo Toti
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology Section of Pathology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Am J Reprod Immunol 65:470-9. 2011
    ..The role of placental villus macrophages (i.e. Hofbauer cells, HBCs) in the pathophysiology of HCA is unelucidated...
  20. ncbi request reprint Urocortin 2 and urocortin 3 are expressed by the human placenta, deciduas, and fetal membranes
    Alberto Imperatore
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:288-95. 2006
    ..In the present study, we evaluated their expression and localization in gestational tissues (placenta, decidua, fetal membranes), and their effect on placental adrenocorticotropic hormone secretion...
  21. ncbi request reprint Spleen depletion in neonatal sepsis and chorioamnionitis
    Paolo Toti
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, Siena University Hospital, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 122:765-71. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Plasma urocortin levels in the diagnosis of ovarian endometriosis
    Pasquale Florio
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 110:594-600. 2007
    ..In the present study we measured systemic levels of urocortin to assess the diagnostic performance of its determination in distinguishing endometriomas from other benign ovarian cysts...
  23. ncbi request reprint Follistatin-related gene expression, but not follistatin expression, is decreased in human endometrial adenocarcinoma
    Pasquapina Ciarmela
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 151:251-7. 2004
    ..In the present study we evaluated the expression of two inhibitory activin A ligands, follistatin and follistatin-related gene (FLRG), in endometrial adenocarcinoma and in age-matched healthy human endometrium...
  24. ncbi request reprint Subclinical chorioamnionitis: an unrecognised risk factor for severe pulmonary haemorrhage in extremely low birth weight infants
    Claudio De Felice
    Division of Neonatology, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Le Scotte General Hospital, Viale M Bracci 16, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 164:111-2. 2005
  25. doi request reprint Impact of proto-oncogene mutation detection in cytological specimens from thyroid nodules improves the diagnostic accuracy of cytology
    Silvia Cantara
    Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolism and Biochemistry, University of Siena, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:1365-9. 2010
    ..0%). Conclusions: Our findings demonstrate that molecular analysis of cytological specimens is feasible and that its results in combination with cytology improves the diagnostic performance of traditional cytology...
  26. doi request reprint Genomic differences between retinoma and retinoblastoma
    Katia Sampieri
    Medical Genetics, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Acta Oncol 47:1483-92. 2008
    ..Genetic studies on retinoma tissue have rarely been performed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Amniotic membrane transplantation in ocular surface disorders
    Gian Marco Tosi
    Department of Ophthalmology and Neurosurgery, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Cell Physiol 202:849-51. 2005
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  28. ncbi request reprint Expression of betaglycan in pregnant tIssues throughout gestation
    Pasquapina Ciarmela
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 149:433-7. 2003
    ..TGF-beta and inhibin-related proteins are growth factors that are expressed by several tIssues and in pregnancy. They have a function in modulating the growth, differentiation and invasion of the placental trophoblast...
  29. ncbi request reprint Oral mucosal microvascular abnormalities: an early marker of bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Claudio De Felice
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, University of Siena, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Pediatr Res 56:927-31. 2004
    ..0001). Our findings provide a new early clinical sign in BPD and stress the importance of an early disorder in the oral mucosal vascularization process in the disease pathogenesis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Differential regulation of colony stimulating factor 1 and macrophage migration inhibitory factor expression by inflammatory cytokines in term human decidua: implications for macrophage trafficking at the fetal-maternal interface
    Felice Arcuri
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Biol Reprod 76:433-9. 2007
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  31. doi request reprint Histologic chorioamnionitis at term: implications for the progress of labor and neonatal wellbeing
    Michela Torricelli
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:188-92. 2013
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  32. doi request reprint Expression of the ring ligase PRAJA2 in thyroid cancer
    Silvia Cantara
    Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Metabolism and Biochemistry, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, Viale Bracci 1, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:4253-9. 2012
    ..Differentiated thyroid cancer expresses a functional TSH receptor, and its growth and progression are positively regulated by TSH and cAMP signaling...
  33. ncbi request reprint Amniotic membrane graft: histopathological findings in five cases
    Gian Marco Tosi
    Department of Ophthalmology and Neurosurgery, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Cell Physiol 202:852-7. 2005
    ..The lack of histologically documented AM remnants in our cases seems to explain the efficacy of AMT more through its biological properties than through its mechanical properties...
  34. doi request reprint Maternal pulse oximetry perfusion index as a predictor of early adverse respiratory neonatal outcome after elective cesarean delivery
    Claudio De Felice
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Policlinico Le Scotte, Siena, Italy
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:203-8. 2008
    ..Here, we prospectively tested the hypothesis that a low maternal perfusion index at the baseline phase (i.e., preanesthesia) of the elective cesarean section is a predictor of early adverse neonatal respiratory outcome...
  35. ncbi request reprint Orbital solitary fibrous tumor with aggressive behaviorThree cases and review of the literature
    Ennio Polito
    Department of Ophthalmology and Neurosurgery, University of Siena, Via delle Scotte, 6, Italy
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 240:570-4. 2002
    ..Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare spindle cell tumor that arises most often in the visceral pleura; however, a review of the literature shows at least 31 cases occurring in the orbit...
  36. ncbi request reprint Human endometrium and decidua express follistatin-related gene (FLRG) mRNA and peptide
    Pasquale Florio
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 218:129-35. 2004
    ..In conclusion, FLRG is expressed by the human endometrium, and the different cellular localization suggests novel putative functions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Digital surface microscopy analysis of conjunctival pigmented lesions: a preliminary study
    Gian Marco Tosi
    Department of Ophthalmology and Neurosurgery, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Melanoma Res 14:375-80. 2004
    ..Moreover, this preliminary study allowed us to determine which objective variables could be important for distinguishing between benign CPLs and conjunctival MMs...
  38. ncbi request reprint Histopathology of explanted AlphaCor due to keratoprosthesis extrusion
    Aldo Caporossi
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 34:457-9. 2006
    ..One possible explanation could be a dislocation of the prosthesis in the corneal pocket due to the untied fixation stitch. Another explanation could be a foreign body reaction induced by KPro...
  39. doi request reprint Growth of congenital malignant teratoid medulloepithelioma of the ciliary body: a case study
    Alfonso Cerase
    Unit of Neuroimaging and Neurointervention, Department of Neurosciences and the Interdepartmental Center of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Santa Maria alle Scotte General Hospital, viale Mario Bracci, 16, 53100, Siena, Italy
    J Neurooncol 96:443-8. 2010
    ..The most important prognostic feature is extraocular extension, which carries a risk of local recurrence, eventually resulting in intracranial extension and/or lymphatic spread...
  40. ncbi request reprint Massive anterior chamber involvement after Intra-arterial chemotherapy for retinoblastoma: ultrasound biomicroscopy and histopathology
    Sonia De Francesco
    Retinoblastoma Referral Center, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Int Ophthalmol 34:967-70. 2014
    ..UBM may represent an important diagnostic tool in retinoblastoma, when the decision about enucleation of the eye must be made in the absence of histopathologic data. ..
  41. doi request reprint Perinatal outcome and placental histological characteristics: a single-center study
    Serafina Perrone
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:110-3. 2012
    ..We aim to assess whether histological patterns of placenta are associated with an increased risk of perinatal diseases and to evaluate how different patterns of placental dysfunction can affect the neurodevelopmental outcome...
  42. ncbi request reprint Nestin expression in adult and developing human kidney
    Eugenio Bertelli
    Dept of Pharmacology Giorgio Segre, Section of Anatomy, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 4, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Histochem Cytochem 55:411-21. 2007
    ..This expression, restricted to podocytes in mature glomeruli, appears associated with CDK5...
  43. ncbi request reprint Spindle cell lipoma of the orbit: a case report of an unusual orbital pathology
    Simone Ulivieri
    Dept of Neurosurgery, University of Siena, Italy
    Neurol Neurochir Pol 44:419-23. 2010
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  44. ncbi request reprint Retinoblastoma: Abnormal gadolinium enhancement of anterior segment of eyes at MR imaging with clinical and histopathologic correlation
    Paolo Galluzzi
    Department of Neurosciences, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, and InterDepartmental Center of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Italy
    Radiology 228:683-90. 2003
    ..To evaluate abnormal gadolinium enhancement of the anterior segment of eyes harboring retinoblastoma at magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and correlate this finding with clinical and histopathologic information...
  45. ncbi request reprint Missing expression of pRb2/p130 in human retinoblastomas is associated with reduced apoptosis and lesser differentiation
    Cristiana Bellan
    Institute of Pathologic Anatomy and Histology, University of Siena, Italy
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:3602-8. 2002
    ..However, only limited information is available on the role of pRb2/p130 in controlling apoptosis. The purpose of this study was to determine the extent of a role of this gene in the neoplasms that give the Rb family its name...
  46. ncbi request reprint Small thymus at birth: a predictive radiographic sign of bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Claudio De Felice
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproduction, University of Siena, Italy
    Pediatrics 110:386-8. 2002
    ..We tested the hypothesis that a small thymus detected at birth on the routine chest radiograph is a predictor of BPD in VLBW infants...
  47. ncbi request reprint Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica in a young girl: role of MRI in the diagnosis and follow-up
    Antonio Acquaviva
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Viale Bracci 16, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Joint Bone Spine 72:183-6. 2005
    ..The authors underline also the role of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis, management and follow-up of this very rare condition...
  48. ncbi request reprint Nerve growth factor expression in human dystrophic muscles
    Paolo Toti
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Siena, Via delle Scotte, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 27:370-3. 2003
    ..Moreover, being a mediator of wound healing and tissue fibrosis, NGF may contribute to long-term muscle regeneration impairment by tissue fibrosis in the muscular dystrophies...
  49. pmc Thrombin regulates soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt-1) expression in first trimester decidua: implications for preeclampsia
    Charles J Lockwood
    The Anita O Keefe Young Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Room 335 FMB, P O Box 208063, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Pathol 170:1398-405. 2007
    ..In early pregnancy, thrombin may act as an autocrine/paracrine enhancer of sFlt-1 expression by decidual cells to promote pre-eclampsia by interfering with local vascular transformation...
  50. pmc Mechanisms of abruption-induced premature rupture of the fetal membranes: thrombin-enhanced interleukin-8 expression in term decidua
    Charles J Lockwood
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, PO Box 208063, Room 334FMB, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
    Am J Pathol 167:1443-9. 2005
    ..In summary, thrombin-enhanced IL-8 expression in term decidual cells may explain how abruption-associated PPROM promotes decidual neutrophil infiltration...
  51. pmc Regulation of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 expression by tumor necrosis factor-alpha and interleukin-1beta in first trimester human decidual cells: implications for preeclampsia
    Charles J Lockwood
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
    Am J Pathol 168:445-52. 2006
    ..This finding suggests a mechanism by which recruitment of excess macrophages to the decidua impairs endovascular trophoblast invasion, the primary placental defect of preeclampsia...
  52. ncbi request reprint The RET/PTC oncogene is frequently activated in oncocytic thyroid tumors (Hurthle cell adenomas and carcinomas), but not in oncocytic hyperplastic lesions
    Gennaro Chiappetta
    Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori di Napoli, Fondazione Senatore Pascale, 80131 Napoli, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:364-9. 2002
    ..In particular, the RET/PTC1 isoform was found in 7 of 12 adenomas and 4 of 7 carcinomas. These results would indicate that RET/PTC is a genetic event common to papillary carcinomas and to Hurthle cell neoplasias...
  53. pmc Tumor necrosis factor-alpha and interleukin-1beta regulate interleukin-8 expression in third trimester decidual cells: implications for the genesis of chorioamnionitis
    Charles J Lockwood
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Room 335 FMB P O Box 208063 New Haven, CT
    Am J Pathol 169:1294-302. 2006
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