M Zaffanello

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Affiliation: University of Verona
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Are children with congenital solitary kidney at risk for lifelong complications? A lack of prediction demands caution
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int Urol Nephrol 41:127-35. 2009
  2. ncbi Therapeutic options in childhood nocturnal enuresis
    M Zaffanello
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 59:199-205. 2007
  3. pmc Prenatal diagnosis of a rare form of congenital mid-ureteral stricture: a case report and literature revisited
    Milena Brugnara
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    BMC Urol 7:8. 2007
  4. doi Genetic susceptibility to renal scar formation after urinary tract infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of candidate gene polymorphisms
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, Section of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 26:1017-29. 2011
  5. ncbi New therapeutic strategies with combined renin-angiotensin system inhibitors for pediatric nephropathy
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pharmacotherapy 28:125-30. 2008
  6. ncbi Is serum Cystatin-C a suitable marker of renal function in children?
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Piazzale L Scuro 10, Verona, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 37:233-40. 2007
  7. ncbi Pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction and renal function after pyeloplasty: a retrospective study in 29 children
    M Zaffanello
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 60:1-6. 2008
  8. ncbi TCF2 gene mutation leads to nephro-urological defects of unequal severity: an open question
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona GB Rossi Hospital, Piazzale Lo Scuro 10, Verona, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 14:RA78-86. 2008
  9. doi Renal involvement in children with vesicoureteral reflux: are prenatal detection and surgical approaches preventive?
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:330-6. 2008
  10. doi Prophylaxis with AT III for thromboembolism in nephrotic syndrome: why should it be done?
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int Urol Nephrol 41:713-6. 2009

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. doi Are children with congenital solitary kidney at risk for lifelong complications? A lack of prediction demands caution
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int Urol Nephrol 41:127-35. 2009
    ..Since the risk of renal failure in children with CSFK depends on several variables, it is always advisable to have a precise clinical description at diagnosis. This condition often requires long-term follow-up into adulthood...
  2. ncbi Therapeutic options in childhood nocturnal enuresis
    M Zaffanello
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 59:199-205. 2007
    ..The positive effect of achieving dry nights with pharmacotherapy can encourage the child to sustain behavioral therapy...
  3. pmc Prenatal diagnosis of a rare form of congenital mid-ureteral stricture: a case report and literature revisited
    Milena Brugnara
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    BMC Urol 7:8. 2007
    ..Site characterization of the narrowing is important to optimize the surgical approach to the newborn affected by hydronephrosis...
  4. doi Genetic susceptibility to renal scar formation after urinary tract infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of candidate gene polymorphisms
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, Section of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 26:1017-29. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi New therapeutic strategies with combined renin-angiotensin system inhibitors for pediatric nephropathy
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pharmacotherapy 28:125-30. 2008
    ..Only a few studies with these drugs for treatment of pediatric nephrology have been conducted; however, their results are encouraging. Additional clinical trials are needed to confirm these results...
  6. ncbi Is serum Cystatin-C a suitable marker of renal function in children?
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Piazzale L Scuro 10, Verona, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 37:233-40. 2007
    ..However, clinicians should be cognizant of extrarenal conditions and pharmacological factors that can influence the results of serum Cys-C assays...
  7. ncbi Pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction and renal function after pyeloplasty: a retrospective study in 29 children
    M Zaffanello
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 60:1-6. 2008
    ..Actually, unilateral obstruction is not indicated for surgery, especially if renal function is unaffected. This retrospective study focused on the renal function after pyeloplasty for unilateral obstruction in children...
  8. ncbi TCF2 gene mutation leads to nephro-urological defects of unequal severity: an open question
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona GB Rossi Hospital, Piazzale Lo Scuro 10, Verona, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 14:RA78-86. 2008
    ....
  9. doi Renal involvement in children with vesicoureteral reflux: are prenatal detection and surgical approaches preventive?
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:330-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of prenatal detection and different treatment methods on the outcome of unilateral refluxing renal units...
  10. doi Prophylaxis with AT III for thromboembolism in nephrotic syndrome: why should it be done?
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int Urol Nephrol 41:713-6. 2009
    ..It might be advisable to do laboratory monitoring for coagulation profiling and, in children at risk, prophylactic treatment with AT III before administering albumin infusion and diuretics...
  11. doi Is serum procalcitonin able to predict long-term kidney morbidity from urinary tract infections in children?
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:1358-63. 2008
    ..Consequently, procalcitonin levels should be included in follow-up protocols for urinary tract infections to aid in decision making concerning scintigraphic scans and voiding cystourethrograms...
  12. doi Treatment-based literature of Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis in childhood
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 24:1901-11. 2009
    ..Moreover, firm evidence supporting the best practice to be applied with the aim of delaying the progression of kidney disease is still lacking...
  13. ncbi Evaluating kidney damage from vesico-ureteral reflux in children
    M Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Italy
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 20:57-68. 2009
    ..Progression of kidney damage may depend on the severity of VUR and untreated urinary tract infections. Prevention of congenital kidney damage from severe VUR is possible when there is early intervention, even during fetal growth...
  14. doi Acute non-oliguric kidney failure and cholestatic hepatitis induced by ibuprofen and acetaminophen: a case report
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, Section of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 98:903-5. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: The combined ibuprofen and acetaminophen treatment, even if administered at therapeutic dosages and in a reduced number of doses, may be dangerous in conditions of volume depletion...
  15. doi Early diagnosis of acute kidney injury with urinary biomarkers in the newborn
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother and Child, Biology Genetics, Section of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:62-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this review is to present the principal urinary biomarkers used in neonatology...
  16. ncbi Evidence-based treatment limitations prevent any therapeutic recommendation for acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis in children
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 16:RA79-84. 2010
    ..The studies were of small number and with limitations that seriously weaken the results...
  17. pmc Genetic risk for recurrent urinary tract infections in humans: a systematic review
    M Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, Section of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Piazzale L Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2010:321082. 2010
    ..In particular, the HSPA1B, CXCR1 & 2, TLR2, TLR4, TGF-beta1 genes seem to be associated with an alteration of the host response to UTIs at various levels...
  18. doi Long-term effects of neonatal drugs on the kidney
    Marco Zaffanello
    Section of Pediatrics, Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, University of Verona, Piazzale L Scuro 10, Verona, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:87-9. 2010
    ..Such adjunctive damage could further increase the risk of renal failure in the adulthood of children born prematurely...
  19. ncbi Thromboembolism in childhood nephrotic syndrome: a rare but serious complication
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Hematology 12:69-73. 2007
    ..Hence, predisposing factors, personal and family history of TEC, thrombosis location and evolution should be always investigated in children with NS...
  20. ncbi Growth parameters in newborns with hyperphenylalaninaemia
    Marco Zaffanello
    Regional Centre for Neonatal Congenital Errors of Metabolism, University of Verona, Piazzale L Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:274-7. 2002
    ..Our results showed intrauterine growth retardation for both PKU and HPA newborns. Body length and cranial circumference appeared to be more important than birthweight in evaluating growth of PKU and HPA newborns...
  21. ncbi Neonatal screening for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency fails to detect heterozygote females
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Paediatrics, Regional Centre of Neonatal Screening for Inborn Errors of Metabolism, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:255-7. 2004
    ..Since heterozygote females might develop the symptoms of G6PD deficiency later, these results suggest that the G6PD neonatal screening may not be helpful in preventing disease in females...
  22. ncbi Complex glycerol kinase deficiency leads to psychomotor and body-growth failure
    M Zaffanello
    Regional Centre of Neonatal Screening, Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:237-40. 2004
    ..Targeted therapy did not bring about the regression of symptoms: both bodyweight and height were below the 3rd centile until 8 years of age, and his Griffith's Mental Development scale score was 71 at age 5 years...
  23. doi Hidden high-grade vesicoureteral reflux is the main risk factor for chronic renal damage in children under the age of two years with first urinary tract infection
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 43:494-500. 2009
    ..The aim of the present prospective trial was to investigate, in a cohort of young children with first urinary tract infection (UTI) and negative prenatal history, the role of imaging in screening babies at risk of renal deterioration...
  24. ncbi Neonatal birth parameters of positive newborns at PKU screening as predictors of false-positive and positive results at recall-testing
    Marco Zaffanello
    Regional Centre of Neonatal Screening for Inborn Erros of Metabolism and Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Med Screen 10:181-3. 2003
    ..A total of 38 PKU neonates (17 males and 21 females) diagnosed between 1990 and 2001 were used as positive-controls...
  25. ncbi Therapeutic approach in a case of Pearson's syndrome
    M Zaffanello
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 57:143-6. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, after a brief period of recovery, she developed the de Toni-Debré-Fanconi syndrome and the reappearance of the neurological symptoms...
  26. ncbi Urological complications and copper replacement therapy in childhood Menkes syndrome
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Mother and Child, Biology Genetics, Section of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 95:785-90. 2006
    ..Urological complications are frequent in Menkes syndrome, a very rare X-linked recessive disorder of copper (Cu) metabolism...
  27. ncbi A case of partial biotinidase deficiency associated with autism
    Marco Zaffanello
    Regional Center for Neonatal Congenital Errors of Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Child Neuropsychol 9:184-8. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi Therapy for children with henoch-schonlein purpura nephritis: a systematic review
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 7:20-30. 2007
    ..However, no convincing studies have been made to date concerning either intravenous immunoglobulin, factor XIII administration, antioxidant vitamin E, and fish oil to treat HSP nephritis...
  29. ncbi Genetic analysis carried out on blood-spots of phenylalanine hydroxylase-deficient newborns detected by northeastern Italian neonatal screening
    M Zaffanello
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Genet Test 9:133-7. 2005
    ..Consequently, the genotype/phenotype correlation could lead to a more accurate diagnosis and prognosis for families...
  30. ncbi Diagnostic effectiveness of simultaneous thyroxine and thyroid-stimulating hormone screening measurements. Thirteen years' experience in the Northeast Italian Screening Programme
    G Zamboni
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Piazzale L Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Med Screen 11:8-10. 2004
    ....
  31. doi Renal function and volume of infants born with a very low birth-weight: a preliminary cross-sectional study
    M Zaffanello
    Department of Mother Child and Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 99:1192-8. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to compare the function and volumes of kidneys of very low birth-weight (VLBW) and of extremely low birth-weight (ELBW) infants at pre-school ages...
  32. ncbi Multiple positive results during a neonatal screening program: a retrospective analysis of incidence, clinical implications and outcomes
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Italy
    J Perinat Med 33:246-51. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi Rituximab for the treatment of childhood chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemophilia with inhibitors
    Massimo Franchini
    Servizio di Immunoematologia e Trasfusione Centro Emofilia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:6-10. 2007
    ..Therefore, large, prospective, and randomized trials are needed to confirm the positive, preliminary results...
  34. ncbi Advances in the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemolytic uremic syndrome
    Massimo Franchini
    Servizio di Immunoematologia e Trasfusione, Ospedale Policlinico, Piazzale L Scuro Azienda Ospedaliera di Verona, Italy
    Thromb Res 118:177-84. 2006
    ..In this review, we briefly focus on the most important advances in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of these two thrombotic microangiopathies...
  35. ncbi Inherited platelet disorders
    Massimo Franchini
    Servizio di Immunoematologia e Trasfusione Centro Emofilia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Verona, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 387:1-8. 2008
    ..This review briefly discusses the inherited platelet disorders with respect to molecular defects, diagnostic evaluation and treatment strategies...
  36. ncbi Rare urological abnormalities in 2 cases of Menkes' syndrome
    M Zaffanello
    Regional Center for Neonatal Congenital Errors of Metabolism, Verona, Italy
    J Urol 170:1335. 2003
  37. ncbi Nutrient oxidation during moderately intense exercise in obese prepubertal boys
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Piazzale L Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:231-6. 2005
    ..Increasing the exercise intensity did not promote fat oxidation. Therefore, walking at a speed of 4 km/h is recommended as practicable exercise for obese boys and, consequently, for the treatment of childhood obesity...
  38. ncbi Neonatal hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia. Two case reports
    M Zaffanello
    Regional Centre for Neonatal Congenital Errors of Metabolism, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 54:325-33. 2002
    ..Persistent hypoglycemic or epileptic-like episodes, in particular on waking up, after meals or during banal infections, must be studied to reveal hyperinsulinism...
  39. ncbi Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin determined in blood microsamples from healthy newborns by using capillary zone electrophoresis
    G Zamboni
    Department of Mother and Child, Biology Genetics, Section of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 67:191-5. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was therefore to determine CDT concentrations in newborns by using capillary zone electrophoresis (CZE)...
  40. ncbi Recombinant factor VIIa. An update on its clinical use
    Massimo Franchini
    Servizio di Immunoematologia e Trasfusione, Centro Emofilia, Ospedale Policlinico, Piazzale Ludovico Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Thromb Haemost 93:1027-35. 2005
    ..Based on a literature search, this review examines the current knowledge on therapy with rFVIIa, from the now well-standardized uses to the newer and less well-characterised clinical applications...
  41. ncbi Global distribution of the most prevalent deletions causing hypotonia-cystinuria syndrome
    Kevin Martens
    Laboratory for Biochemical Neuro endocrinology, Department for Human Genetics, University of Leuven and Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology, Gent, Belgium
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:1029-33. 2007
    ..Finally, we have investigated the frequency of both deletions using a random Belgian cohort. Given the global occurrence, HCS should be considered in the differential diagnosis of neonatal hypotonia...
  42. ncbi Neonatal screening, clinical features and genetic testing for galactosemia
    Marco Zaffanello
    Genet Med 7:211-2. 2005
  43. ncbi Type IV Bartter syndrome: report of two new cases
    Marco Zaffanello
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Department of Nephrology and Urology, Ospedale Bambino Gesu, Piazza S Onofrio 4, 00165 Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:766-70. 2006
    ..In one patient, a combined therapy with indomethacin and captopril was needed to discontinue intravenous fluids and improve weight gain...
  44. ncbi Sensenbrenner syndrome: a new member of the hepatorenal fibrocystic family
    Marco Zaffanello
    Department of Nephrology and Urology, Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Children s Hospital and Research Institute Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 140:2336-40. 2006
    ..The coexistence of a chronic tubulo-interstitial renal disease with lesions associated to malformations of the hepatic ductal plate indicates that CED as a new member of the congenital hepatorenal fibrocystic syndromes...