Erica Villa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Natural history of chronic HBV infection: special emphasis on the prognostic implications of the inactive carrier state versus chronic hepatitis
    Erica Villa
    Gastroenterology and Liver Clinic, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:S8-14. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Enoxaparin prevents portal vein thrombosis and liver decompensation in patients with advanced cirrhosis
    Erica Villa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gastroenterology 143:1253-60.e1-4. 2012
  3. pmc Reproductive status is associated with the severity of fibrosis in women with hepatitis C
    Erica Villa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e44624. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Peginterferon-Α_2B plus ribavirin is more effective than peginterferon-Α_2A plus ribavirin in menopausal women with chronic hepatitis C
    E Villa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 19:640-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Early menopause is associated with lack of response to antiviral therapy in women with chronic hepatitis C
    Erica Villa
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gastroenterology 140:818-29. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Pretreatment with pegylated interferon prevents emergence of lamivudine mutants in lamivudine-naive patients: a pilot study
    Erica Villa
    Gastroenterology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Antivir Ther 14:1081-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Role of estrogen in liver cancer
    Erica Villa
    University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Gastroenterology Unit, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 4:41-50. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor classification for hepatocellular carcinoma: comparison with clinical staging systems
    Erica Villa
    Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Surgery, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 21:441-6. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Interleukin 28B genotype determination using DNA from different sources: A simple and reliable tool for the epidemiological and clinical characterization of hepatitis C
    Elisabetta Cariani
    Clinical Pathology Toxicology, Ospedale Civile S Agostino Estense, Modena, Italy
    J Virol Methods 178:235-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Natural history of chronic HBV carriers in northern Italy: morbidity and mortality after 30 years
    Mauro Manno
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gastroenterology 127:756-63. 2004

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Natural history of chronic HBV infection: special emphasis on the prognostic implications of the inactive carrier state versus chronic hepatitis
    Erica Villa
    Gastroenterology and Liver Clinic, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:S8-14. 2011
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Enoxaparin prevents portal vein thrombosis and liver decompensation in patients with advanced cirrhosis
    Erica Villa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gastroenterology 143:1253-60.e1-4. 2012
    ..We performed a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of enoxaparin, a low-molecular-weight heparin, in preventing portal vein thrombosis (PVT) in patients with advanced cirrhosis...
  3. pmc Reproductive status is associated with the severity of fibrosis in women with hepatitis C
    Erica Villa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e44624. 2012
    ..Aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of reproductive stage on fibrosis severity in women and to compare these findings with age-matched men...
  4. doi request reprint Peginterferon-Α_2B plus ribavirin is more effective than peginterferon-Α_2A plus ribavirin in menopausal women with chronic hepatitis C
    E Villa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 19:640-9. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Early menopause is associated with lack of response to antiviral therapy in women with chronic hepatitis C
    Erica Villa
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gastroenterology 140:818-29. 2011
    ..We investigated the associations among menopause, sustained virologic response (SVR), and liver damage in patients with CHC...
  6. doi request reprint Pretreatment with pegylated interferon prevents emergence of lamivudine mutants in lamivudine-naive patients: a pilot study
    Erica Villa
    Gastroenterology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Antivir Ther 14:1081-7. 2009
    ..We aimed to verify whether abatement of viraemia by a short course of pegylated interferon (PEG-IFN-alpha2a) treatment before lamivudine treatment could prevent the emergence of lamivudine-associated mutations during long-term therapy...
  7. doi request reprint Role of estrogen in liver cancer
    Erica Villa
    University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Gastroenterology Unit, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 4:41-50. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the available data, with a special focus on the hormonal mechanisms potentially implicated in the development of liver cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor classification for hepatocellular carcinoma: comparison with clinical staging systems
    Erica Villa
    Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Surgery, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 21:441-6. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the predictive value of the commonly applied clinical scoring systems for survival of patients with HCC with that of the evaluation of ER in patients with HCC (molecular scoring system). Materials and..
  9. doi request reprint Interleukin 28B genotype determination using DNA from different sources: A simple and reliable tool for the epidemiological and clinical characterization of hepatitis C
    Elisabetta Cariani
    Clinical Pathology Toxicology, Ospedale Civile S Agostino Estense, Modena, Italy
    J Virol Methods 178:235-8. 2011
    ..85%; p=0.015). These results indicate that the possibility of reliable IL28B genotyping using different DNA sources may represent a useful tool for both clinical research and characterization of patients with hepatitis C...
  10. ncbi request reprint Natural history of chronic HBV carriers in northern Italy: morbidity and mortality after 30 years
    Mauro Manno
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gastroenterology 127:756-63. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Variant estrogen receptors and their role in liver disease
    Erica Villa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chair of Gastroenterology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 193:65-9. 2002
    ..On the other hand, megestrol, a drug able to block both the wild type and the variant form of ER, influence the clinical course of HCC presenting vER. The presence of vER is associated with elevated cancer cell proliferation rate...
  12. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens and liver disease
    Barbara Lei
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 193:81-4. 2002
    ..In conclusion, these differences that we have evidenced in the diet in regard to estrogen-like substances may be relevant in modulating the risk of developing HCC in cirrhotic patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predominance of pre-S1 mutated hepatitis B virus in a patient following treatment with adefovir dipivoxil
    Erica Villa
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Liver Transpl 9:188-90. 2003
    ..The normality of liver condition confirms that to exert its pathogenic effect, the pre-S1-deleted strain requires the presence of wild-type virus...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma: role of estrogen receptors in the liver
    Erica Villa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 963:37-45. 2002
    ..The growth rate of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with vER is also significantly higher than that in patients with tumors expressing wtER...
  15. doi request reprint No inflammation? No cancer! Clear HBV early and live happily
    Erica Villa
    Gastroenterology and Liver Clinic, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Hepatol 52:768-70. 2010
    ..6 years after clearance. Conclusion: HCC can occur in persons with chronic hepatitis B who have lost HBsAg, even in the absence of cirrhosis. These persons should still be followed with periodic liver ultrasound to detect HCC early...
  16. doi request reprint Massive GI bleeding due to accidental ASA inhalation
    Marcello Bianchini
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit, Policlinico di Modena, Modena, Italy
    Platelets 21:67-9. 2010
    ..Bleeding had started few hours thereafter. After recovery, bleeding did not recur despite persistent thrombocytopenia...
  17. doi request reprint Translating pharmacogenetics into clinical practice: interleukin (IL)28B and inosine triphosphatase (ITPA) polymophisms in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
    Elisabetta Cariani
    Clinical Pathology Toxicology, Ospedale Civile S Agostino Estense, Modena, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:1247-56. 2011
    ..This review will cover recent reports on the subject, focusing on the potential use of the new genetic markers in the diagnostic algorithm for the stratification of patients for personalized antiviral regimens...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sex hormones and liver cancer
    Nicola De Maria
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 193:59-63. 2002
    ..In this paper, the potential role of sex hormones in liver carcinogenesis has been reviewed...
  19. doi request reprint Successful liver transplantation in a patient with splanchnic vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism due to polycythemia vera with Jak2v617f mutation and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    Emanuela Biagioni
    Surgical ICU, Anesthesia and Intensive Care Department, University Hospital of Modena, Modena, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 36:352-4. 2013
    ..Lepirudin was used to provide anticoagulation in the LT perioperative period that was performed without haemorrhagic and thrombotic complications despite the donor received heparin during liver explantation. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Rectal amputation sparing by haemostatic therapy with recombinant factor VIIa in a patient with cytomegalovirus-related colitis
    Massimo Girardis
    Cattedra e divicione di Anestesiologia e Rianimazione, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia e Policlinico di Modena, Modena, Italy
    Thromb Haemost 95:579-80. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Pretransplantation pre-S2 and S protein heterogeneity predisposes to hepatitis B virus recurrence after liver transplantation
    Antonella Grottola
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Unit, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Liver Transpl 8:443-8. 2002
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