A Ventura

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Affiliation: University of Trieste
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Natural isoprenoids are able to reduce inflammation in a mouse model of mevalonate kinase deficiency
    Annalisa Marcuzzi
    Department of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Pediatr Res 64:177-82. 2008
  2. pmc IL23R in the Swedish, Finnish, Hungarian and Italian populations: association with IBD and psoriasis, and linkage to celiac disease
    Elisabet Einarsdottir
    Department of Medical Genetics, Biomedicum Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Med Genet 10:8. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute abdomen: the presenting sign of systemic lupus erythematosus in childhood
    Loredana Lepore
    Clinica Pediatrica, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Universita di Trieste, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:570-2. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Duration of exposure to gluten and risk for autoimmune disorders in patients with celiac disease. SIGEP Study Group for Autoimmune Disorders in Celiac Disease
    A Ventura
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Trieste, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Gastroenterology 117:297-303. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening for coeliac disease in healthy blood donors at two immuno-transfusion centres in north-east Italy
    C Trevisiol
    Department of Paediatrics, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol 31:584-6. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnosed child, treated child: food challenge as the first step toward tolerance induction in cow's milk protein allergy
    G Longo
    Allergology Department, Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:54-60. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects during specific oral tolerance induction: in-hospital "rush" phase
    E Barbi
    Pediatric Emergency Department, Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:18-25. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Serologic response to Bartonella henselae in patients with cat scratch disease and in sick and healthy children
    T Not
    Clinica Pediatrica and Istituto d Igiene, Trieste, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 88:284-9. 1999
  9. doi request reprint IBD and IBD mimicking enterocolitis in children younger than 2 years of age
    Z Cannioto
    Department of Reproduction and Development Sciences, University of Trieste IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 168:149-55. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Coeliac disease in primary care: evaluation of a case-finding strategy
    I Berti
    Department of Paediatrics, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:461-7. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Natural isoprenoids are able to reduce inflammation in a mouse model of mevalonate kinase deficiency
    Annalisa Marcuzzi
    Department of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Pediatr Res 64:177-82. 2008
    ..All these compounds were effective in preventing the inflammation induced by alendronate-muramyldipeptide, suggesting a possible role for these compounds in the treatment of MKD in humans...
  2. pmc IL23R in the Swedish, Finnish, Hungarian and Italian populations: association with IBD and psoriasis, and linkage to celiac disease
    Elisabet Einarsdottir
    Department of Medical Genetics, Biomedicum Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Med Genet 10:8. 2009
    ..IL23R also associates with psoriasis, suggesting that the gene may be an important candidate for many chronic inflammatory diseases...
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute abdomen: the presenting sign of systemic lupus erythematosus in childhood
    Loredana Lepore
    Clinica Pediatrica, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Universita di Trieste, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:570-2. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Duration of exposure to gluten and risk for autoimmune disorders in patients with celiac disease. SIGEP Study Group for Autoimmune Disorders in Celiac Disease
    A Ventura
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Trieste, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Gastroenterology 117:297-303. 1999
    ..In a multicenter national study, we examined the relationship between the prevalence of autoimmune disorders in celiac disease and the duration of exposure to gluten...
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening for coeliac disease in healthy blood donors at two immuno-transfusion centres in north-east Italy
    C Trevisiol
    Department of Paediatrics, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol 31:584-6. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of coeliac disease in healthy blood donors in a North-eastern region of Italy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnosed child, treated child: food challenge as the first step toward tolerance induction in cow's milk protein allergy
    G Longo
    Allergology Department, Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:54-60. 2012
    ..Food challenge is required to assess tolerance in cow milk (CM) allergy. A positive challenge contraindicates the reintroduction of CM. Specific oral tolerance induction (SOTI) is a promising treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects during specific oral tolerance induction: in-hospital "rush" phase
    E Barbi
    Pediatric Emergency Department, Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:18-25. 2012
    ..Different protocols have demonstrated its efficacy. Nevertheless, SOTI is still considered an experimental method and should be limited to highly controlled settings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Serologic response to Bartonella henselae in patients with cat scratch disease and in sick and healthy children
    T Not
    Clinica Pediatrica and Istituto d Igiene, Trieste, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 88:284-9. 1999
    ..The high specificity of ELISA in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma will help the clinician to exclude a potentially life-threatening disease associated with lymphadenopathy...
  9. doi request reprint IBD and IBD mimicking enterocolitis in children younger than 2 years of age
    Z Cannioto
    Department of Reproduction and Development Sciences, University of Trieste IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 168:149-55. 2009
    ..Some severe immunodeficiencies, such as WAS and CGD, may represent a problem in terms of differential diagnosis and might be wrongly diagnosed as very early onset IBD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Coeliac disease in primary care: evaluation of a case-finding strategy
    I Berti
    Department of Paediatrics, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:461-7. 2006
    ..We evaluated the feasibility and the cost-effectiveness of a case-finding approach for early identification of cases, carried out by primary care practitioners...
  11. ncbi request reprint Molecular dissection of the tissue transglutaminase autoantibody response in celiac disease
    R Marzari
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    J Immunol 166:4170-6. 2001
    ..The possible role of these anti-transglutaminase Abs in the onset of CD and associated autoimmune pathologies is discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Speeding up coeliac disease diagnosis in the developing countries
    S Crovella
    Department of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, University of Trieste, Institute of Child Health I R C C S Burlo Garofolo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:900-2. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of long-term treatment with thalidomide in children and young adults with Crohn disease: preliminary results
    S Facchini
    Dipartimento di Scienza della Riproduzione e dello Sviluppo, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, , Italia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 32:178-81. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Thalidomide seems to be an effective and safe treatment in patients with refractory Crohn disease. This is the first report of long-term use of thalidomide in refractory Crohn disease in pediatric patients...
  14. pmc Anti-transglutaminase antibodies in non-coeliac children suffering from infectious diseases
    F Ferrara
    Department of Reproductive and Development Science, University of Trieste, and Children Hospital IRCCS Burlo Garofolo Trieste, Italy
    Clin Exp Immunol 159:217-23. 2010
    ..The infection-triggered anti-transglutaminase antibodies have the same biological properties as that of the coeliacs, with the same in-vivo potential for damage...
  15. ncbi request reprint Videogame playing as distraction technique in course of venipuncture
    M Minute
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Italy
    Pediatr Med Chir 34:77-83. 2012
    ..The aim of the present open randomized controlled trial was to investigate the efficacy of adding an active distraction strategy (videogame) to EMLA premedication in needle-related pain in children...
  16. doi request reprint Adverse effects during specific oral tolerance induction: in home phase
    E Barbi
    Emergency Department, Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Italy
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 40:41-50. 2012
    ..There are little data in the literature regarding the home-phase of SOTI, not only with regard to type and frequency of adverse reactions but also regarding the most suitable treatment and protocol...
  17. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of thalidomide in children and young adults with intractable inflammatory bowel disease: long-term results
    M Lazzerini
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:419-27. 2007
    ..Anti-tumour necrosis factor-alpha antibodies are useful for the treatment of refractory Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Thalidomide is another agent with tumour necrosis factor-alpha suppressive properties...
  18. ncbi request reprint A reliable screening procedure for coeliac disease in clinical practice
    C Trevisiol
    Dept of Reproductive and Development Science, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 37:679-84. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Proton pump inhibitors in children: a review
    F Marchetti
    Department of Pediatrics, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:738-46. 2003
    ..Multicentre randomised controlled studies are needed to better define the efficacy profile, the optimal dosage with respect to the different indications and the safety profile for chronic therapy of proton pump inhibitors in children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Human tissue transglutaminase ELISA and an old study: a revision of the blood donor screening study for coeliac disease in the USA
    E Neri
    Center for Celiac Research, University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA
    Scand J Gastroenterol 39:195-7. 2004
  21. doi request reprint Regulatory T-cell function is impaired in celiac disease
    Marilena Granzotto
    Laboratory of Immunology, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Via dell Istria 65 1, 34137, Trieste, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1513-9. 2009
    ..However, the suppressor activity of Tregs was significantly impaired in CD patients. These results suggest that a defect in Tregs function could play a role in the pathogenesis of CD and in CD-associated autoimmunity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Heterozygous nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain-2 mutations affect monocyte maturation in Crohn's disease
    Marilena Granzotto
    Laboratory of Immunology, Institute of Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Via dell Istria 65 1, Trieste 34137, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 13:6191-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the function of monocytes in Crohn's disease (CD) patients and to correlate this with disease-associated nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain-2 (NOD2) gene variants...
  23. ncbi request reprint A new mutation in two siblings with cystinosis presenting with Bartter syndrome
    Marco Pennesi
    Department of Pediatrics, IRCCS Burlo Garofalo, University of Trieste, Via dell Istria 65 1, Trieste, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:217-9. 2005
    ..We describe two siblings with nephropathic cystinosis presenting with features of Bartter syndrome and their genetic pattern...
  24. doi request reprint Is antibiotic prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux effective in preventing pyelonephritis and renal scars? A randomized, controlled trial
    Marco Pennesi
    Clinica Pediatrica, Istituto per l Infanzia IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Via dell Istria 65 1, 34100 Trieste, Italy
    Pediatrics 121:e1489-94. 2008
    ....
  25. doi request reprint The universe of immune deficiencies in Crohn's disease: a new viewpoint for an old disease?
    Alberto Tommasini
    Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo and University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:1141-9. 2010
    ..We review such evidences starting from selected cases and discuss the clinical implications of these findings...
  26. doi request reprint Decreased cholesterol levels reflect a consumption of anti-inflammatory isoprenoids associated with an impaired control of inflammation in a mouse model of mevalonate kinase deficiency
    Annalisa Marcuzzi
    Paediatric Division, Institute of Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Via dell Istria 65 1, 34137, Trieste, Italy
    Inflamm Res 59:335-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate, in a mouse model of mevalonate kinase deficiency (MKD), the possible link between inflammatory symptoms and serum cholesterol levels...
  27. ncbi request reprint TPMT genotype and the use of thiopurines in paediatric inflammatory bowel disease
    G Stocco
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Trieste, via L Giorgieri 7, 9, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:940-5. 2005
    ..Subjects with reduced TPMT activity have a higher concentration of active thiopurine metabolites and may be at increased risk of bone-marrow suppression...
  28. doi request reprint Respiratory training with a specific device in cystic fibrosis: a prospective study
    R Sartori
    Clinica Pediatrica, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Via dell Istria 65 1, 34100, Trieste, Italy
    J Cyst Fibros 7:313-9. 2008
    ..Patients where instructed and trained by a physiotherapist with individualized settings of training parameters...
  29. doi request reprint Intestinal plexiform neurofibromas
    L Calligaris
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 40:578. 2008
  30. ncbi request reprint Role of human-tissue transglutaminase IgG and anti-gliadin IgG antibodies in the diagnosis of coeliac disease in patients with selective immunoglobulin A deficiency
    A Lenhardt
    Department of Paediatrics, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Via dell Istria 65 1, 34100 Trieste, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:730-4. 2004
    ..Selective IgA deficiency is associated with coeliac disease, and studies have shown an increased prevalence of coeliac disease in these patients ranging from 0.71 to 30.7%, depending on the test used for screening...
  31. doi request reprint Pain in cognitively impaired children: a focus for general pediatricians
    M Massaro
    Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo Trieste, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 172:9-14. 2013
    ..We review available evidence about prevalence of pain, causes and specific treatment, recognition and use of specific pain scales, physiology, and consequences of pain in this subset of patients...
  32. doi request reprint Treatment with pamidronate for osteoporosis complicating long-term intestinal failure
    S Pastore
    Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:615-8. 2012
    ..The patients did not have any prominent adverse effect. Finally, in our experience, pamidronate is effective for improving bone mineral density and safe in patients with intestinal failure-associated bone disease...
  33. ncbi request reprint Anti-brain but not celiac disease antibodies in Landau-Kleffner syndrome and related epilepsies
    S Boscolo
    BRAIN Centre for Neuroscience, Department of Biology, University of Trieste, Via L Giorgieri 10 34127, Trieste, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 160:228-32. 2005
    ..We provide immunohistochemical evidence of autoantibodies against rat brain auditory cortex, brainstem and cerebellum, in children suffering with one or more of these syndromes. Only 1/14 patient was celiac...
  34. ncbi request reprint Deep sedation with propofol for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in children, administered by specially trained pediatricians: a prospective case series with emphasis on side effects
    E Barbi
    Dept of Pediatrics, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Endoscopy 38:368-75. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the safety and efficacy of procedural sedation with propofol for gastroscopy in a pediatric ward with trained personnel and monitoring facilities...
  35. ncbi request reprint Glomerular permeability after surgical trauma in children: relationship between microalbuminuria and surgical stress score
    A Sarti
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Research and Care Children Hospital, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Via dell Istria 65 1, 34 137 Trieste, Italy
    Crit Care Med 29:1626-9. 2001
    ..To determine whether there is an increase of urinary albumin during and after surgical trauma and investigate a possible relationship between microalbuminuria and the severity of surgical stress...
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical quiz: cat scratch disease
    Riccardo Troncone
    Clinica Pediatrica, Serviuzio di Radiologia, UCO di Igiene e Medicina Preventiva IRCCS Burlo Garafalo, Universita di Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 36:227, 265. 2003
  37. doi request reprint Two novel POLG mutations causing hepatic mitochondrial DNA depletion with recurrent hypoketotic hypoglycaemia and fatal liver dysfunction
    B Bortot
    Children s Neurology and Psychiatry Unit, Institute of Child Health IRCCS, Burlo Garofolo, Via dell Istria, Trieste, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:494-9. 2009
    ..Inherited mtDNA depletion syndromes (MDS) are a group of severe mitochondrial disorders resulting from defects in nucleus-encoded factors and often associated with severe or fatal liver failure...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic challenge of hyper-IgD syndrome in four children with inflammatory gastrointestinal complaints
    Chiara Oretti
    Children s Hospital IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Department of Sciences of Reproduction and Development, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:430-6. 2006
    ..The levels of IgD were measured in a series of patients with CD to evaluate the specificity of this assay in the differential diagnosis between the two conditions...
  39. pmc Promoter polymorphisms of the CD14 gene in Italian patients with coeliac disease
    M Boniotto
    Dipartimento di Scienze della Riproduzione e dello Sviluppo, Universita di Trieste, Via dell Istria 65 1, 34137 Trieste, Italy
    J Med Genet 40:e108. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint The treatment of internal anal sphincter achalasia with botulinum toxin
    A Messineo
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, IRCCS, Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 17:521-3. 2001
    ..Double-blind studies and longer follow-up periods are needed to better evaluate these preliminary results and define the limits of this promising therapy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Antigranulocyte monoclonal antibody immunoscintigraphy in inflammatory bowel disease in children and young adolescents
    I Bruno
    Clinica Pediatrica, Dipartimento Clinico di Scienza della Riproduzione e dello Sviluppo, Universita di Trieste, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 91:1050-5. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of immunoscintigraphy in the diagnosis and follow-up of children with IBD and to compare this technique with other diagnostic techniques...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of autoimmune disorders in relatives of patients with celiac disease
    P Petaros
    Department of Pediatrics, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 47:1427-31. 2002
    ..Relatives of CD patients had an increased prevalence of AD compared to control groups, and relatives of CD patients with ADs, have a risk as high as 25% of being silent celiacs: they should thus be screened for CD...
  43. ncbi request reprint Vertebral osteomyelitis in 2 children
    M Del Santo
    Department of Pediatrics, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Italy
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:711-3. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Detection of anti-brain serum antibodies using a semi-quantitative immunohistological method
    Sabrina Boscolo
    BRAIN Centre for Neuroscience, Department of Biology, University of Trieste, Via L Giorgieri, 10, 34127 Trieste, Italy
    J Immunol Methods 309:139-49. 2006
    ..In conclusion, this standardised semi-quantitative procedure makes immunohistochemistry a reliable diagnostic test for autoimmune neuropathologies and represents an excellent exclusion test for anti-neural autoimmunity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Anti-idiotypic response in mice expressing human autoantibodies
    Roberto Di Niro
    Department of Biology, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Mol Immunol 45:1782-91. 2008
    ..This finding raises the question of whether an anti-idiotypic response to anti-TG2 antibodies is a factor associated with celiac disease...
  46. ncbi request reprint Evidence of a correlation between mannose binding lectin and celiac disease: a model for other autoimmune diseases
    Michele Boniotto
    Department of Sciences of Reproduction and Development, University of Trieste, Via dell Istria 65 1, 34100 Trieste, Italy
    J Mol Med (Berl) 83:308-15. 2005
    ..Here we propose a role for MBL in the disease which could be easily applied to other autoimmune disorders...
  47. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of atypical presentation in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus: results from a multicenter study
    Andrea Taddio
    Department of Sciences of Reproduction and Development, Institute of Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    J Pediatr 156:972-7. 2010
    ..The aim of the study is to assess the rate of atypical manifestations at onset in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and to evaluate their effect on disease outcome...
  48. pmc Fasting increases tobramycin oral absorption in mice
    Luigina De Leo
    Department of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, University of Trieste, and Institute of Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:1644-6. 2010
    ..When experiments aimed at increasing the oral bioavailability of hydrophilic compounds are performed, timing of fasting should be extremely accurate...
  49. doi request reprint Selective resistance to different glucocorticoids in severe autoimmune disorders
    Ilenia Drigo
    Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Clin Immunol 134:313-9. 2010
    ....
  50. pmc Genome search in celiac disease
    L Greco
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 62:669-75. 1998
    ..Furthermore, a factor on 11qter possibly differentiates the two forms. In contrast, none of the regions recently published was confirmed by the present screening...
  51. ncbi request reprint Elective bone marrow transplantation in a child with X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome presenting with acute respiratory distress syndrome
    V Leone
    Department of Pediatrics IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 30:49-52. 2002
    ..We describe how correct diagnosis and successful treatment were made possible thanks to the involvement of a network of specialists...
  52. ncbi request reprint The analysis of the fine specificity of celiac disease antibodies using tissue transglutaminase fragments
    Daniele Sblattero
    Dipartimento di Biologia, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Eur J Biochem 269:5175-81. 2002
    ..This is identical to the region recognized by anti-transglutaminase Igs found in the serum of celiac disease patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Celiac disease in patients with sporadic and inherited cardiomyopathies and in their relatives
    Tarcisio Not
    Department of Pediatrics, I R C C S Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Eur Heart J 24:1455-61. 2003
    ..To investigate celiac disease (CD) and related co-morbidity in patients with familial and sporadic cardiomyopathy and in their relatives...
  54. ncbi request reprint One-step cloning of anti tissue transglutaminase scFv from subjects with celiac disease
    Daniele Sblattero
    Department of Biology, University of Trieste, Via L Giorgieri 10, 34127 Trieste, Italy
    J Autoimmun 22:65-72. 2004
    ..This method can be used for the rapid characterization of the anti-transglutaminase response in a potentially large number of subjects including asymptomatic patients whose serum antibodies may be undetectable...
  55. ncbi request reprint Testing for anti-human transglutaminase antibodies in saliva is not useful for diagnosis of celiac disease
    Valentina Baldas
    Department of Reproductive and Development Science and Service of Dentistry, I R C C S Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Clin Chem 50:216-9. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint The gut as site of production of autoimmune antibodies
    Daniele Sblattero
    Department of Biology, University of Trieste, Via L Giorgieri 10, 34127 Trieste, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 39:S730-1. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint Tremors and chorea induced by trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole in a child with Pneumocystis pneumonia
    Jenny Bua
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:934-5. 2005
    ..These symptoms disappeared 3 days after TMP-SMX was discontinued. Pediatricians should be aware of tremors and chorea among the potential adverse effects of high doses of TMP-SMX...
  58. ncbi request reprint Anti-transglutaminase antibodies and age
    Valentina Baldas
    Clinica Pediatrica, Istituto d Igiene, Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Trieste, Italy
    Clin Chem 50:1856-60. 2004
  59. ncbi request reprint Dual sugar gut-permeability testing on blood drop in animal models
    Fourogh Katouzian
    Department of Reproductive and Development Science and IRCCS, Instituto per I Infanzia Burlo Garofolo Clinica Pediatrica University of Trieste, Via dell Istria 65 1, IT 34100, Trieste, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 352:191-7. 2005
    ..We measured the intestinal permeability induced by a fragment (DeltaG) of the zonula occludens toxin which opens the paracellular pathway...
  60. ncbi request reprint Amantadine in chronic granulomatous disease
    Marilena Granzotto
    Laboratory of Immunology, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 22:147-51. 2005
    ..Since the drug has been employed, the patients have not developed new infections, suggesting a role of amantadine as a part of CGD prophylactic regimen. These results suggest the opportunity of testing the drug in larger studies...
  61. doi request reprint Bone metabolism in celiac disease
    Chiara Zanchi
    Department of Reproductive and Development Science, University of Trieste and Institute of Child Health IRCCS, Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    J Pediatr 153:262-5. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of both calcium metabolism alterations and bone defects in children with celiac disease (CD)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Medium-term survival without haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in a case of IPEX: insights into nutritional and immunosuppressive therapy
    Andrea Taddio
    Department of Sciences of Reproduction and Development, University of Trieste, Via dell Istria 65 1, 34137, Trieste, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 166:1195-7. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphisms in young patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Gabriele Stocco
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 51:474-9. 2006
    ..The incidence of mutations in the MTHFR gene was not different between patients with IBD and control subjects; the mutated genotype was not associated with an increased risk of toxicity during thiopurine treatment...
  64. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the anti-tissue transglutaminase antibody response in nonobese diabetic mice
    Daniele Sblattero
    Department of Biology, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    J Immunol 174:5830-6. 2005
    ..Data from NOD mice on a gluten-free diet suggest that the anti-tTG response is not gluten-dependent. The intestinal Ab response to tTG is a feature of NOD mice, but the underlying mechanisms remain obscure...
  65. ncbi request reprint Specific oral tolerance induction in children with very severe cow's milk-induced reactions
    Giorgio Longo
    Pediatric Department, D S R S, I R C C S Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:343-7. 2008
    ..Avoiding the food and carrying self-injectable epinephrine are the current strategies for their management...
  66. doi request reprint Early combined immunosuppression in Crohn's disease
    Laura Badina
    Lancet 371:1995; author reply 1996-7. 2008
  67. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of celiac disease in at-risk and not-at-risk groups in the United States: a large multicenter study
    Alessio Fasano
    Center for Celiac Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 S Greene St, N5W70, PO Box 140, Baltimore, MD 21201 1595, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:286-92. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of CD in at-risk and not-at-risk groups in the United States...
  68. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease
    Federico Marchetti
    N Engl J Med 347:1982-4; author reply 1982-4. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Cerebro-fronto-facial syndrome (Dandy-Walker Variant and frontofacial dysmorphisms): report of the first case identified by increased nuchal translucency beyond 13(+6) weeks
    Gabriele Tonni
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Guastalla Provincial Hospital, AUSL Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Congenit Anom (Kyoto) 47:68-71. 2007
    ..Careful ultrasonographic follow-up is mandatory in all cases of increased first trimester nuchal translucency with normal karyotype in order to identify associated anomalies...