Umberto Volta

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pathogenesis and clinical significance of liver injury in celiac disease
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 36:62-70. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of antibodies to deamidated gliadin peptides in celiac disease diagnosis and follow-up
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1582-8. 2008
  3. pmc Sensorineural hearing loss and celiac disease: a coincidental finding
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bologna, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Can J Gastroenterol 23:531-5. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Old and new serological tests for celiac disease screening
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:31-5. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Anti-ganglioside antibodies in coeliac disease with neurological disorders
    U 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
  6. doi request reprint Clinical and immunological features of celiac disease in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Policlinic, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:479-87. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Serological tests in gluten sensitivity (nonceliac gluten intolerance)
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Clinical Medicine, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:680-5. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Deamidated gliadin peptide antibodies as a routine test for celiac disease: a prospective analysis
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:186-90. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Multiple nuclear dots and rim-like/membranous IgG isotypes in primary biliary cirrhosis
    Paolo Muratori
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy
    Autoimmunity 42:224-7. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Celiac disease in autoimmune cholestatic liver disorders
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, S Orsola Malpighi Policlinic, University of Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2609-13. 2002

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  1. doi request reprint Pathogenesis and clinical significance of liver injury in celiac disease
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 36:62-70. 2009
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  2. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of antibodies to deamidated gliadin peptides in celiac disease diagnosis and follow-up
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1582-8. 2008
    ..The combined use of tissue transglutaminase and deamidated gliadin peptide antibodies seems to be a very useful tool for celiac disease diagnosis. Moreover, antibodies to deamidated gliadin peptides can be helpful in disease follow-up...
  3. pmc Sensorineural hearing loss and celiac disease: a coincidental finding
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bologna, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Can J Gastroenterol 23:531-5. 2009
    ..Celiac disease (CD) can be associated with a variety of extraintestinal manifestations, including neurological diseases. A new neurological correlation has been found between CD and sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Old and new serological tests for celiac disease screening
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:31-5. 2010
    ..In summary, although both tests represent a very good tool for identifying celiac patients, tTG antibodies display a higher predictive value than DGP antibodies, and must still be considered the best serological test for CD screening...
  5. ncbi request reprint Anti-ganglioside antibodies in coeliac disease with neurological disorders
    U 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...
  6. doi request reprint Clinical and immunological features of celiac disease in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Policlinic, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:479-87. 2011
    ..Potential CD cases (especially when asymptomatic) should be kept on a gluten-containing diet with a careful clinical and antibody follow-up, since many of them will not develop villous atrophy...
  7. doi request reprint Serological tests in gluten sensitivity (nonceliac gluten intolerance)
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Clinical Medicine, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:680-5. 2012
    ..To characterize the serological pattern of gluten sensitivity (GS) and to compare it with that found in celiac disease...
  8. doi request reprint Deamidated gliadin peptide antibodies as a routine test for celiac disease: a prospective analysis
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:186-90. 2010
    ..This study was designed to establish whether deamidated gliadin peptide antibodies (DGP-AGA) could improve the serologic workup for celiac disease (CD)...
  9. doi request reprint Multiple nuclear dots and rim-like/membranous IgG isotypes in primary biliary cirrhosis
    Paolo Muratori
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy
    Autoimmunity 42:224-7. 2009
    ..In Italian PBC patients MND and RL/M pattern did not seem to characterize any subgroup of patients with a poorer prognosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Celiac disease in autoimmune cholestatic liver disorders
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, S Orsola Malpighi Policlinic, University of Bologna, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2609-13. 2002
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  11. doi request reprint Prevalence of celiac disease in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus increased in the mid-1990 s: an 18-year longitudinal study based on anti-endomysial antibodies
    Silvana Salardi
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 11, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:612-4. 2008
    ..6%) than before 1994 (3.3%). The rapid change in the risk of CD among Italian diabetic children that occurred in the mid-1990 s could be related to changes in environmental factors, namely, eating habits and viral infections...
  12. doi request reprint Gut-liver axis: an immune link between celiac disease and primary biliary cirrhosis
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:253-61. 2013
    ..Reciprocal screening for both diseases is recommended, as an early diagnosis with the appropriate treatment can improve the outcome of these patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of coeliac disease in autoimmune thyroiditis is restricted to aged patients
    Giovanni Ravaglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University Hospital S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Exp Gerontol 38:589-95. 2003
    ..In conclusion, prevalence of CD is increased in AT but the association is limited to patients aged 65 years or older. Serological screening including anti-tTG-IgA is recommended in these patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia and coeliac disease: a media hype or an emerging clinical problem?
    Francesco Tovoli
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:S50-2. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to verify a possible association between FM and CD, by assessing the prevalence of CD in a cohort of FM patients and vice versa...
  15. doi request reprint New understanding of gluten sensitivity
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bologna and St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:295-9. 2012
    ..Further research is necessary to establish the main clinicopathological features of gluten sensitivity, thus enabling physicians to improve their management of the increasing number of patients who are sensitive to dietary gluten...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evidence of a genetic basis for the different geographic occurrences of liver/kidney microsomal antibody type 1 in hepatitis C
    Paolo Muratori
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 52:179-84. 2007
    ..HLA DR11 may be protective against the development of microsomal antibodies in Italian patients, whereas HLA DR4, HLA DR13, and the B8-DR3-DQ2 haplotype may be protective in North American patients...
  17. pmc Neurogenic chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction: antineuronal antibody-mediated activation of autophagy via Fas
    Roberto De Giorgio
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Centro Unificato di Ricerca BioMedica Applicata, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Gastroenterology 135:601-9. 2008
    ..In this study we tested the hypothesis that sera from a subpopulation of patients with CIP contain autoantibodies that activate autophagy via a Fas-dependent pathway in cultured human neuroblastoma SH-Sy5Y cells...
  18. pmc Recurrent ischemic strokes in a young celiac woman with MTHFR gene mutation
    Elisa Fabbri
    Stroke Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Aging and Nephrological Diseases, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 18:3472-6. 2012
    ..CD should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of ischemic stroke in young patients...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of gluten free diet on immune response to gliadin in patients with non-celiac gluten sensitivity
    Giacomo Caio
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, St, Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 14:26. 2014
    ..This study was designed to characterize the effect of the gluten-free diet on anti-gliadin antibodies of IgG class in patients with non-celiac gluten sensitivity...
  20. doi request reprint Fulminant type 1 autoimmune hepatitis in a recently diagnosed celiac disease patient
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Arch Iran Med 16:683-5. 2013
    ..At this time, the liver autoantibodies turned to be positive thus confirming the development of a type 1 AIH. The hepatic damage progressed to a late onset liver failure requiring liver transplantation. ..
  21. doi request reprint Non-celiac gluten sensitivity: questions still to be answered despite increasing awareness
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Cell Mol Immunol 10:383-92. 2013
    ..Future research is needed to generate more knowledge regarding non-celiac gluten sensitivity, a condition that has global acceptance but has only a few certainties and many unresolved issues. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint A case of leptospirosis simulating colon cancer with liver metastases
    Alessandro Granito
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 10:2455-6. 2004
    ..Diagnosis of leptospirosis was considered and confirmed by detection of an elevated titer of antibodies to leptospira. After two mo, biochemical data, CT and colonoscopy were totally normal...
  23. ncbi request reprint Growth and adult height in atypical coeliac patients, with or without growth hormone deficiency
    Silvana Salardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 18:769-75. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of a gluten-free diet on growth and adult height, when available, in coeliac children without gastrointestinal symptoms...
  24. ncbi request reprint Adult coeliac disease diagnosed by endoscopic biopsies in the duodenal bulb
    Emilio Brocchi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Cardio Angiology and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1413-5. 2005
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  25. doi request reprint Papillary cancer of thyroid in celiac disease
    Umberto Volta
    Department of Internal Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:e44-6. 2011
    ..Celiac disease (CD) has been established as being associated with several thyroid diseases. However, occurrence of thyroid epithelial cancer in celiac patients has been rarely described...
  26. doi request reprint Epilepsy in coeliac disease: not just a matter of calcifications
    Laura Licchetta
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Neurol Sci 32:1069-74. 2011
    ..Our data also confirm the major involvement of the occipital lobe, and minimise both the importance of calcifications in epileptogenesis and folic acid deficit in the development of calcifications...
  27. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune enteropathy and colitis in an adult patient
    Antonio Carroccio
    The Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 48:1600-6. 2003
    ..Systematic testing for enterocyte autoantibodies should be performed not only in patients with refractory sprue, but also in subjects with upper and lower intestinal symptoms who have not been definitively diagnosed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Antiendomysial and antihuman recombinant tissue transglutaminase antibodies in the diagnosis of coeliac disease: a biopsy-proven European multicentre study
    Pekka Collin
    Tampere University Hospital and University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:85-91. 2005
    ..The setting allowed a further comparison between the antibody results and the conventional small-intestinal histology...
  29. ncbi request reprint Antitransglutaminase antibodies and giardiasis
    Alessandro Granito
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2505-6. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Sera of patients with celiac disease and neurologic disorders evoke a mitochondrial-dependent apoptosis in vitro
    Elisabetta Cervio
    Department of Physiological and Pharmacological Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Gastroenterology 133:195-206. 2007
    ..The mechanisms underlying neurologic impairment in celiac disease remain unknown. We tested whether antineuronal antibody-positive sera of patients with celiac disease evoke neurodegeneration via apoptosis in vitro...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of a gluten-free diet on the risk of enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma in celiac disease
    Marco Silano
    Division of Food Science, Human Nutrition and Health, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 53:972-6. 2008
    ..8 P = 0.01). These results show that a strict gluten-free diet is protective towards the development of enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Plasma citrulline concentration: a reliable marker of small bowel absorptive capacity independent of intestinal inflammation
    Cinzia Papadia
    Department of Gastroenterology, University College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1474-82. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to address the potentially confounding impact of intestinal inflammation...
  33. pmc Delayed diagnosis of coeliac disease increases cancer risk
    Marco 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint A prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to establish a safe gluten threshold for patients with celiac disease
    Carlo Catassi
    Center for Celiac Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:160-6. 2007
    ..Treatment of celiac disease (CD) is based on the avoidance of gluten-containing food. However, it is not known whether trace amounts of gluten are harmful to treated patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in celiac disease
    Carlo Catassi
    University of Maryland, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 22 S Greene St, N5W70 Box 140, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    JAMA 287:1413-9. 2002
    ..Celiac disease is one of the most common lifelong disorders. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a possible complication of celiac disease and may lead to a large portion of lymphoma cases...