F Trevisani

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Autonomic dysfunction and hyperdynamic circulation in cirrhosis with ascites
    F Trevisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Hepatology 30:1387-92. 1999
  2. ncbi Serum alpha-fetoprotein for diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic liver disease: influence of HBsAg and anti-HCV status
    F Trevisani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 34:570-5. 2001
  3. ncbi QT interval in patients with non-cirrhotic portal hypertension and in cirrhotic patients treated with transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic shunt
    Franco Trevisani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 38:461-7. 2003
  4. ncbi Food deprivation exacerbates mitochondrial oxidative stress in rat liver exposed to ischemia-reperfusion injury
    M Domenicali
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia ed Epatologia e, Rianimatorie e dei Trapianti, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Nutr 131:105-10. 2001
  5. doi Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: results of down-staging in patients initially outside the Milan selection criteria
    M Ravaioli
    Department of Liver and Multi organ Transplantation, Pathology Division of The F Addarii Institute, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Transplant 8:2547-57. 2008
  6. ncbi Increased generation of reactive oxygen species in isolated rat fatty liver during postischemic reoxygenation
    B Nardo
    Dipartimento di Discipline Chirurgiche, Rianimatorie e dei Trapianti, University of Bologna, Policlinico Sant Orsola, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Transplantation 71:1816-20. 2001
  7. doi Antagonism of the cannabinoid CB-1 receptor protects rat liver against ischaemia-reperfusion injury complicated by endotoxaemia
    P Caraceni
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Gut 58:1135-43. 2009
  8. ncbi Effects of the combined treatment with thalidomide, megestrol and interleukine-2 in cirrhotic patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. A pilot study
    F Mirici Cappa
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardioangiology Hepatology, University of Bologna, Via Albertoni 15, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:254-9. 2005
  9. ncbi Oxidative injury in rat fatty liver exposed to ischemia-reperfusion is modulated by nutritional status
    M Domenicali
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Center for Applied Biomedical Research C R B A, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:689-97. 2005
  10. doi Impact of evidence-based medicine on the treatment of patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
    E G Giannini
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Genova, Genova, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:493-501. 2010

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  1. ncbi Autonomic dysfunction and hyperdynamic circulation in cirrhosis with ascites
    F Trevisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Hepatology 30:1387-92. 1999
    ..46; P =.013). Even closer correlations were found with vagal score. AD (mainly VD) may be involved in the pathogenesis of the hyperdynamic circulatory syndrome of patients with advanced cirrhosis...
  2. ncbi Serum alpha-fetoprotein for diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic liver disease: influence of HBsAg and anti-HCV status
    F Trevisani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 34:570-5. 2001
    ..It is not established whether virological status affects the efficiency of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) as a hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) marker among patients with chronic liver disease (CLD)...
  3. ncbi QT interval in patients with non-cirrhotic portal hypertension and in cirrhotic patients treated with transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic shunt
    Franco Trevisani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 38:461-7. 2003
    ..A prolonged QT interval is frequent in chronic liver disease and its aetiology remains unsettled. The study's aim was to assess the role of portal hypertension in the pathogenesis of QT prolongation...
  4. ncbi Food deprivation exacerbates mitochondrial oxidative stress in rat liver exposed to ischemia-reperfusion injury
    M Domenicali
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia ed Epatologia e, Rianimatorie e dei Trapianti, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Nutr 131:105-10. 2001
    ..01). Food deprivation was associated with greater mitochondrial oxidative injury in rat livers exposed to warm ischemia-reperfusion, and the extent of oxidative damage in mitochondria increased with the length of food deprivation...
  5. doi Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: results of down-staging in patients initially outside the Milan selection criteria
    M Ravaioli
    Department of Liver and Multi organ Transplantation, Pathology Division of The F Addarii Institute, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Transplant 8:2547-57. 2008
    ..The actuarial intention-to-treat survival was 27/48 patients (56.3%) in the down-staging and 81/129 cases (62.8%) in the Milan group, p = n.s. The proposed down-staging criteria provide a comparable outcome to the conventional criteria...
  6. ncbi Increased generation of reactive oxygen species in isolated rat fatty liver during postischemic reoxygenation
    B Nardo
    Dipartimento di Discipline Chirurgiche, Rianimatorie e dei Trapianti, University of Bologna, Policlinico Sant Orsola, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Transplantation 71:1816-20. 2001
    ..Thus, this study aimed to compare the ROS formation that occurs during postanoxic reoxygenation in isolated normal and fatty livers...
  7. doi Antagonism of the cannabinoid CB-1 receptor protects rat liver against ischaemia-reperfusion injury complicated by endotoxaemia
    P Caraceni
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Gut 58:1135-43. 2009
    ..Thus, we aimed to determine the effect of the endocannabinoid CB1-receptor antagonist Rimonabant in a model of hepatic IR injury complicated by endotoxaemia...
  8. ncbi Effects of the combined treatment with thalidomide, megestrol and interleukine-2 in cirrhotic patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. A pilot study
    F Mirici Cappa
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardioangiology Hepatology, University of Bologna, Via Albertoni 15, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:254-9. 2005
    ..AIMS.: We assessed the effectiveness/safety of a combined therapy with thalidomide+megestrol+interleukin-2 in cirrhotic patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma...
  9. ncbi Oxidative injury in rat fatty liver exposed to ischemia-reperfusion is modulated by nutritional status
    M Domenicali
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Center for Applied Biomedical Research C R B A, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:689-97. 2005
    ..Oxidative stress contributes to ischemia-reperfusion injury in fatty livers. This study aimed to determine whether glycogen depletion influences this oxidative injury and whether the administration of glucose can be protective...
  10. doi Impact of evidence-based medicine on the treatment of patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
    E G Giannini
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Genova, Genova, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:493-501. 2010
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  11. ncbi Liver transplantation with the Meld system: a prospective study from a single European center
    M Ravaioli
    Liver and Multi organ Transplantation, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Am J Transplant 6:1572-7. 2006
    ..4% vs. 14.9%, p = n.s.) as was the 1-year patient survival on the list (83% vs. 84%, p = n.s.). The Meld allocation system improved the outcome of patients with or without HCC on the list...
  12. ncbi Effects of granulocyte colony stimulating-factor in a rat model of acute liver injury
    P Caraceni
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, and Ospedale Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:943-51. 2007
    ..We investigated whether different schedules of granulocyte colony stimulating-factor administration protect against experimental acute liver injury...
  13. doi "Torsade de pointes" during amiodarone infusion in a cirrhotic woman with a prolonged QT interval
    A Di Micoli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatololgy Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:535-8. 2009
    ..Moreover, beta-blockers may be considered the first-line treatment for rate-control during supraventricular tachyarrhythmias in cirrhotic patients with delayed repolarization...
  14. ncbi Efficacy and safety of the stepped care medical treatment of ascites in liver cirrhosis: a randomized controlled clinical trial comparing two diets with different sodium content
    M Bernardi
    Cattedra di Patologia Speciale Medica I, University of Bologna, Italy
    Liver 13:156-62. 1993
    ..Multivariate analysis showed that creatinine clearance and plasma aldosterone were independent predictive factors of the response to treatment.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  15. ncbi Malignant progression of a small HCC nodule: hypovascular 'early HCC' converted to hypervascular 'small HCC' within six months
    R Golfieri
    Department of Radiology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:883-90. 2007
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  16. ncbi Randomized control trials on chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: is there room for new studies?
    F Trevisani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 32:383-9. 2001
    ..It seems more realistic to expect randomized studies comparing different techniques and time schedules of treatment, as well as TACE alone versus combined procedures...
  17. ncbi Terlipressin infusion induces ischemia of breast skin in a cirrothic patient with hepatorenal syndrome
    A Di Micoli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 40:304-5. 2008
    ..Probably, this particular behaviour could be explained by the anatomical position of her large size breasts, that resulting as an extremely sloping and stretching region thus filling the maximum effect of gravity...
  18. doi Recent advances in the natural history of hepatocellular carcinoma
    F Trevisani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Universita di Bologna, Via Albertoni 15, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 29:1299-305. 2008
    ..By addressing 10 key questions, this review will summarize well-established and novel features of the natural history of HCC...
  19. ncbi High risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in anti-HBe positive liver cirrhosis patients developing lamivudine resistance
    P Andreone
    Semeiotica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia ed Epatologia, Universita di Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 11:439-42. 2004
    ..4; 95% CI: 1.3-84.9). Our study suggests that the occurrence of lamivudine resistance increases the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in anti-HBe positive cirrhosis and warrants further research...
  20. ncbi Evidence of oxidative imbalance in long-term liver transplant patients
    F Trevisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:279-84. 2002
    ..Previous studies have provided information limited to the immediate post-operative period. It remains to be established whether this oxidative imbalance is reversed in a longer time...
  21. pmc Impaired tuftsin activity in cirrhosis: relationship with splenic function and clinical outcome
    F Trevisani
    Semeiotica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia ed Epatologia, University of Bologna, Italy
    Gut 50:707-12. 2002
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  22. ncbi Short-term methadone administration reduces alcohol consumption in non-alcoholic heroin addicts
    F Caputo
    G Fontana Centre for the Study and Treatment of Alcohol Addiction, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti n 9th, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:164-8. 2002
    ..The results of the present study suggest a possible effect of short-term methadone administration in reducing alcohol consumption in a population of non-alcoholic heroin-addicted patients...
  23. doi Effect of chronic beta-blockade on QT interval in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Andrea Zambruni
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, Semeiotica Medica, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 48:415-21. 2008
    ..QT interval prolongation is frequent in cirrhosis, predicts a poor prognosis and may trigger severe ventricular arrhythmias. Our aim was to evaluate the effect of chronic beta-blockade on QT prolongation...
  24. ncbi Daily profile of circulating C-type natriuretic peptide in pre-ascitic cirrhosis and in normal subjects: relationship with renal function
    Andrea Zambruni
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia ed Epatologia, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:642-7. 2007
    ..To investigate whether the C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) has a role in the regulation of fluid and sodium homeostasis in normal subjects and in pre-ascitic cirrhotic patients...
  25. ncbi Effect of potassium canrenoate, an anti-aldosterone agent, on incidence of ascites and variceal progression in cirrhosis
    Luigi Bolondi
    Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1395-402. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi The nutritional status modulates preservation-reperfusion injury in rat fatty liver
    Paolo Caraceni
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Surg Res 127:190-6. 2005
    ..Thus, this study aimed to determine whether nutritional status influences preservation injury in fatty liver and whether energetic substrate supplementation, alone or with a vasodilator, is protective...
  27. ncbi Systemic and regional hemodynamics in pre-ascitic cirrhosis: effects of posture
    Mauro Bernardi
    Semeiotica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 39:502-8. 2003
    ..To clarify the hemodynamic pattern of pre-ascitic cirrhosis, we compared the impact of posture on systemic and regional hemodynamics of patients and healthy subjects without and with plasma volume expansion...
  28. ncbi Impairment of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation in rat fatty liver exposed to preservation-reperfusion injury
    Paolo Caraceni
    Dipartimento di Biochimica, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 41:82-8. 2004
    ..As the impairment of the cellular energy metabolism contributes to the failure of fatty liver grafts after transplantation, we aimed to determine whether steatosis affects the oxidative phosphorylation activity during preservation...
  29. ncbi A novel sodium overload test predicting ascites decompensation in rats with CCl4-induced cirrhosis
    Marco Domenicali
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia ed Epatologia, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 43:92-7. 2005
    ..We aimed to develop a non-invasive test to identify the initial alterations of sodium homeostasis and prospectively predict decompensation in preascitic cirrhotic rats...
  30. ncbi The reduced tolerance of rat fatty liver to ischemia reperfusion is associated with mitochondrial oxidative injury
    Paolo Caraceni
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Surg Res 124:160-8. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT): Contribution of diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology in preparing the transplantation and managing complications. Part 1: Indications, surgical technique, diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology b
    Rita Golfieri
    Unità Operativa di Radiologia, Pad Albertoni, Dipartimento Area Radiologica Azienda Ospedaliera di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Radiol Med 110:391-430; quiz 431-2. 2005
  32. ncbi Partial necrosis on hepatocellular carcinoma nodules facilitates tumor recurrence after liver transplantation
    Matteo Ravaioli
    Department of Liver and Multi organ Transplantation, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Transplantation 78:1780-6. 2004
    ..The presence of partial necrosis in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) nodules is a common histologic finding after liver transplantation, but its correlation with tumor recurrence has never been investigated...
  33. ncbi Combined mechanical and pharmacologic thrombolysis for portal vein thrombosis in liver-graft recipients and in candidates for liver transplantation
    Cristina Rossi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche ed Istocitopatologiche, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Transplantation 78:938-40. 2004
    ....
  34. doi Muscle circulation contributes to hyperdynamic circulatory syndrome in advanced cirrhosis
    Paolo Caraceni
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Semeiotica Medica Policlinico S Orsola, Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 48:559-66. 2008
    ..Thus, we assessed systemic hemodynamics and femoral artery blood flow corrected by muscle mass of the lower limb in 13 patients (Child-Pugh classes B and C) and 11 healthy controls...
  35. ncbi Surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma in elderly Italian patients with cirrhosis: effects on cancer staging and patient survival
    Franco Trevisani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia and Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia University of Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1470-6. 2004
    ..However, several age-related factors may jeopardize the results of surveillance in these patients. Aim of the study was to evaluate the benefit of surveillance for HCC in elderly individuals...
  36. ncbi Semiannual and annual surveillance of cirrhotic patients for hepatocellular carcinoma: effects on cancer stage and patient survival (Italian experience)
    Franco Trevisani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, Semeiotica Medica, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:734-44. 2002
    ..However, it has not been proved that this procedure can improve patient survival...
  37. ncbi Surveillance for early diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma: is it effective in intermediate/advanced cirrhosis?
    Franco Trevisani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2448-57; quiz 2458. 2007
    ..Its effectiveness depends on liver function, which affects the feasibility of treatments and cirrhosis-related mortality. We assessed whether patients with intermediate/advanced cirrhosis benefit from surveillance...
  38. ncbi Effect of liver transplantation on tuftsin activity and phagocytic activity of neutrophil granulocytes in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Francesco Giuseppe Foschi
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Ospedale per gli Infermi, Faenza, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 137:258-62. 2005
    ..Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) cures cirrhosis and might restore TA. This study was aimed at determining if OLT restores TA and PA...
  39. ncbi Impact of etiology of cirrhosis on the survival of patients diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma during surveillance
    Franco Trevisani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1022-31. 2007
    ..We analyzed the impact of etiology on the characteristics and outcome of HCC detected during surveillance...
  40. ncbi Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT): Contribution of imaging and interventional radiology in preparing the transplantation and managing complications. Part 2: Post-OLT complications and their treatment
    Rita Golfieri
    Unità Operativa Radiologia Pad Albertoni, Dipartimento Area Radiologica Azienda Ospedaliera di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Radiol Med 110:433-81; quiz 482-3. 2005
  41. ncbi Cardiac electrophysiological abnormalities in patients with cirrhosis
    Andrea Zambruni
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia ed Epatologia, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Semeiotica Medica Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi Via Albertoni, 15 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Hepatol 44:994-1002. 2006
  42. ncbi Diagnostic and prognostic role of alpha-fetoprotein in hepatocellular carcinoma: both or neither?
    Fabio Farinati
    Dept of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Universitary Policlinic, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:524-32. 2006
    ..The clinical usefulness of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) management is debatable...
  43. ncbi Successful treatment of CCl4-induced acute liver failure with portal vein arterialization in the rat
    Bruno Nardo
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care and Transplantation, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Surg Res 135:394-401. 2006
    ..Thus, this study aimed to determine whether an additional supply of oxygenated blood achieved by portal vein arterialization (PVA) is protective in rat ALF caused by toxin administration or hepatectomy...
  44. ncbi Effect of the etiology of viral cirrhosis on the survival of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Maria Chiara Cantarini
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:91-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether hepatocellular carcinoma occurring in the setting of hepatitis B or C virus infection has different prognosis...
  45. ncbi Aspartyl-asparagyl beta hydroxylase over-expression in human hepatoma is linked to activation of insulin-like growth factor and notch signaling mechanisms
    M Chiara Cantarini
    Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Hepatology 44:446-57. 2006
    ..The functional role of AAH in relation to cell motility has been linked to increased activation of the Notch signaling pathway...
  46. ncbi Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization therapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a case-controlled study
    Maurizio Biselli
    Semeiotica Medica, Dipartimento Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia ed Epatologia, Universita di Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:918-25. 2005
    ..Our aim was to assess the impact of TACE on patient survival and to identify prognostic factors for survival...
  47. ncbi Prevalence and prognostic significance of the presence of esophageal varices in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Edoardo Giovanni Giannini
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Genova, Genova, Italia
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1378-84. 2006
    ..In this study our aim was to evaluate the prevalence and prognostic relevance of the presence of esophageal varices in a large series of patients with HCC...
  48. ncbi QT interval correction in patients with cirrhosis
    Andrea Zambruni
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:77-82. 2007
    ..This study focused on the QT-RR relationship in patients with cirrhosis to derive a population-specific QT correction formula...