Affiliation: University of Bologna
- Delayed diagnosis of coeliac disease increases cancer riskMarco Silano
Division of Food Science, Human Nutrition and Health, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, Rome, Italy
BMC Gastroenterol 7:8. 2007..The aim of this paper is to estimate the risk of developing a neoplasm among non diagnosed coeliac patients and to evaluate if this risk correlates with the age of patients at diagnosis of coeliac disease...
- Clinical findings and anti-neuronal antibodies in coeliac disease with neurological disordersU Volta
Dept of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, Italy
Scand J Gastroenterol 37:1276-81. 2002..In a large series of adult coeliac disease patients, we investigated the prevalence of neurological disorders and anti-neuronal antibodies, along with the clinical course...
- Liver dysfunction in celiac diseaseU Volta
Department of Clinical Medicine, St Orsola Malpighi Polyclinic, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Minerva Med 99:619-29. 2008....
- Anti tissue transglutaminase antibodies as predictors of silent coeliac disease in patients with hypertransaminasaemia of unknown originU Volta
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
Dig Liver Dis 33:420-5. 2001..Unexplained hypertransaminasaemia can be regarded as an extraintestinal presentation of coeliac disease...
- Coeliac disease in patients with autoimmune thyroiditisU Volta
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Polyclinic, Bologna, Italy
Digestion 64:61-5. 2001..The close association between coeliac disease and autoimmunity prompted us to perform an antibody screening for gluten-sensitive enteropathy in patients with autoimmune thyroid dysfunction...
- Autoimmune enteropathy and rheumatoid arthritis: a new association in the field of autoimmunityU Volta
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
Dig Liver Dis 38:926-9. 2006..Autoimmune enteropathy should be always ruled out in patients with a villous atrophy unresponsive to a gluten-free diet, autoimmune manifestations and negativity of coeliac disease markers...
- Antibodies to filamentous actin (F-actin) in type 1 autoimmune hepatitisA Granito
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
J Clin Pathol 59:280-4. 2006....
- Prevalence of silent coeliac disease in atopicsD Zauli
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, Italy
Dig Liver Dis 32:775-9. 2000..Although atopy is described as one of the most frequently associated conditions, the prevalence of coeliac disease in atopics has not yet been established...
- Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae and perinuclear anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in coeliac disease before and after gluten-free dietA Granito
Department of Internal Medicine, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, 40138 Bologna, Italy
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:881-7. 2005..Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae and perinuclear anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies are markers of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis respectively...
- Anti-ganglioside antibodies in coeliac disease with neurological disordersU Volta
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Building 11, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
Dig Liver Dis 38:183-7. 2006..Anti-ganglioside antibodies have been described in sera of coeliac patients with peripheral neuropathy and cerebellar ataxia...
- Anti-actin IgA antibodies in severe coeliac diseaseA Granito
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
Clin Exp Immunol 137:386-92. 2004..The disappearance of antimicrofilament IgA after gluten withdrawal predicts the normalization of intestinal mucosa and could be considered a useful tool in the follow-up of severe coeliac disease...
- Liver inflammatory cells, apoptosis, regeneration and stellate cell activation in non-alcoholic steatohepatitisM Susca
Dept. Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, S. Orsola Hospital, Italy
Dig Liver Dis 33:768-77. 2001..This makes liver biopsy an essential part of the clinical setting supporting diagnosis, evaluation of severity and possibly definition of the evolutionary trend...
- Celiac disease: diagnostic criteria in progressU Volta
Department of Clinical Medicine, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
Cell Mol Immunol 8:96-102. 2011..In cases with a positive serology but with mild or absent intestinal lesions, the detection of HLA-DQ2 and HLA-DQ8 can help reinforce or exclude the diagnosis of gluten sensitivity...
- Relationship between serum C3 levels and traditional risk factors for myocardial infarctionA Muscari
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
Acta Cardiol 53:345-54. 1998..This study was performed to ascertain the relationships between serum C3 and traditional risk factors in an unselected population sample...
- Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura mimicking an acute meningoencephalitisF Tovoli
Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Acta Clin Belg 66:55-6. 2011..Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients presenting with any neurological abnormalities, anaemia and unexplained thrombocytopenia...
- Splanchnic haemodynamics in patients with coeliac disease: effects of a gluten-free dietD Magalotti
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
Dig Liver Dis 35:262-8. 2003..Coeliac disease is characterized by structural and functional changes in the small bowel which may also result in haemodynamic changes...
- Idiopathic achalasia is not allelic to alacrima achalasia adrenal insufficiency syndrome at the ALADIN locusG Di Nardo
Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti, 9, I 40138 Bologna, Italy
Dig Liver Dis 37:312-5. 2005..e. alacrima, achalasia and adrenocorticotropin-resistant adrenal insufficiency with neurological impairment) have mutations of the alacrima achalasia adrenal insufficiency syndrome (AAAS) gene...
- Enterocyte actin autoantibody detection: a new diagnostic tool in celiac disease diagnosis: results of a multicenter studyM G Clemente
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Second Pediatrics Clinic, Cagliari University, Italy
Am J Gastroenterol 99:1551-6. 2004....
- Antibodies to gangliosides in coeliac disease with neurological manifestationsU Volta
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:291-2; author reply 292-3. 2005
- Anti-saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies (ASCA) in coeliac diseaseA Granito
Gut 55:296. 2006
- HLA and enteric antineuronal antibodies in patients with achalasiaA Latiano
U O Gastroenterologia, Ospedale CSS IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
Neurogastroenterol Motil 18:520-5. 2006..However, given the association between achalasia and HLA-DQ1, further research is needed to clarify the role of HLA antigens and antineuronal antibodies in this disease...
- High prevalence of celiac disease in Italian general populationU Volta
Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Cardioangiologia, Epatologia, Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi, , Italy
Dig Dis Sci 46:1500-5. 2001..Our cross-sectional design study demonstrates that celiac disease prevalence in the Italian general population is 4.9 per 1000 (95% CI 2.8-7.8), increasing up to 5.7 per 1000 (95% CI 3.5-8.8) with the inclusion of potential cases...
- Prevalence of thyroid disorders in untreated adult celiac disease patients and effect of gluten withdrawal: an Italian multicenter studyC Sategna-Guidetti
University of Torino, Italy
Am J Gastroenterol 96:751-7. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: The greater frequency of thyroid disease among celiac disease patients justifies a thyroid functional assessment. In distinct cases, gluten withdrawal may single-handedly reverse the abnormality...