M Zamboni

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Affiliation: University of Verona
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relation between vitamin D, physical performance, and disability in elderly persons
    Mauro Zamboni
    Cattedra di Geriatria, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M7-11. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Weight loss and quality of life improvement in obese subjects treated with sibutramine: a double-blind randomized multicenter study
    V Di Francesco
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Geriatrica, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:75-81. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The multidomain mobility lab in older persons: from bench to bedside. The assessment of body composition in older persons at risk of mobility limitations
    Andrea P Rossi
    Cattedra di Geriatria, Universita di Verona, Ospedale Maggiore, Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 20:3245-55. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Adipose tissue, diet and aging
    Mauro Zamboni
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Italy Electronic address
    Mech Ageing Dev 136:129-37. 2014
  5. pmc Effect of moderate weight loss on hepatic, pancreatic and visceral lipids in obese subjects
    A P Rossi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e32. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Identifying sarcopenia in acute care setting patients
    Andrea P Rossi
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 15:303.e7-12. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Sarcopenia, cachexia and congestive heart failure in the elderly
    Mauro Zamboni
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Division, University of Verona, Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 13:58-67. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Sarcopenic obesity: a new category of obesity in the elderly
    Mauro Zamboni
    Geriatric Medicine, Cattedra di Geriatria, University of Verona, Ospedale Maggiore, Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:388-95. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Relation between leptin and the metabolic syndrome in elderly women
    Mauro Zamboni
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:396-400. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and life-style in the elderly
    M Zamboni
    University of Verona, Italy
    Aging (Milano) 13:437-42. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Relation between vitamin D, physical performance, and disability in elderly persons
    Mauro Zamboni
    Cattedra di Geriatria, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M7-11. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationships between vitamin D, functional status, and disability in a sample of elderly, community-dwelling subjects...
  2. ncbi request reprint Weight loss and quality of life improvement in obese subjects treated with sibutramine: a double-blind randomized multicenter study
    V Di Francesco
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Geriatrica, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:75-81. 2007
    ..Obesity affects cardiovascular risk and also quality of life (QoL). The aim of this study was to test weight loss and impact on QoL after sibutramine treatment in obese subjects...
  3. ncbi request reprint The multidomain mobility lab in older persons: from bench to bedside. The assessment of body composition in older persons at risk of mobility limitations
    Andrea P Rossi
    Cattedra di Geriatria, Universita di Verona, Ospedale Maggiore, Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 20:3245-55. 2014
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the basic principles and techniques for fat free mass and fat mass evaluation, highlighting the advantages and limitations of different available body composition methods. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Adipose tissue, diet and aging
    Mauro Zamboni
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Italy Electronic address
    Mech Ageing Dev 136:129-37. 2014
    ....
  5. pmc Effect of moderate weight loss on hepatic, pancreatic and visceral lipids in obese subjects
    A P Rossi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e32. 2012
    ..Reduction of liver lipid content was greater than that of pancreas lipid content and visceral fat loss. Liver lipid content is the strongest predictor of insulin resistance improvement after weight loss...
  6. ncbi request reprint Identifying sarcopenia in acute care setting patients
    Andrea P Rossi
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 15:303.e7-12. 2014
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Sarcopenia, cachexia and congestive heart failure in the elderly
    Mauro Zamboni
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Division, University of Verona, Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 13:58-67. 2013
    ..To distinguish cachexia and sarcopenia in CHF patients, even if not easy, should be clinically relevant, because no specific treatment is available for cachectic patients whereas treatment options are possible for sarcopenia. ..
  8. doi request reprint Sarcopenic obesity: a new category of obesity in the elderly
    Mauro Zamboni
    Geriatric Medicine, Cattedra di Geriatria, University of Verona, Ospedale Maggiore, Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:388-95. 2008
    ..This review examines the main studies regarding sarcopenic obesity in the elderly...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relation between leptin and the metabolic syndrome in elderly women
    Mauro Zamboni
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:396-400. 2004
    ..However, the association between leptin and metabolic syndrome independently of body fat and body fat distribution has not been evaluated in healthy elderly people...
  10. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and life-style in the elderly
    M Zamboni
    University of Verona, Italy
    Aging (Milano) 13:437-42. 2001
    ..Life-style characteristics seem to influence significantly homocysteine levels in the elderly. Our study shows that gender effects on homocysteine may be attributed to differences in body composition...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin gene expression and adipocyte NF-kappaB transcriptional activity in elderly overweight and obese women: inter-relationships with fat distribution, hs-CRP, leptin and insulin resistance
    M Zamboni
    Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1104-9. 2007
    ..We also wanted to determine which of these variables was most closely related to adiponectin gene expression and adipocyte NF-kB transcriptional power...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health consequences of obesity in the elderly: a review of four unresolved questions
    M Zamboni
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1011-29. 2005
    ..In older as well as in younger adults, voluntary weight loss may help to prevent the adverse health consequences of obesity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relation between body composition, fat distribution, and lung function in elderly men
    H Santana
    Cattedra di Geriatria and the Istituto di Medicina Interna, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:827-31. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Our cross-sectional data show a significant association between body composition, fat distribution, and lung function in elderly men...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of physical and psychological status in younger and older overweight-obese women
    A Minniti
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 21:909-14. 2011
    ..The present study aimed to compare anthropometrical measures, physical co-morbidities and psychosocial factors correlated with overweight and obesity in younger and elderly people...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physical disability and muscular strength in relation to obesity and different body composition indexes in a sample of healthy elderly women
    E Zoico
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:234-41. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Relation between adiponectin and bone mineral density in elderly post-menopausal women: role of body composition, leptin, insulin resistance, and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate
    E Zoico
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 31:297-302. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to test the relationship between adiponectin, leptin, and bone mineral density (BMD), independently of body composition, insulin resistance, and other factors known to affect bone metabolism...
  17. doi request reprint Body composition and pulmonary function in the elderly: a 7-year longitudinal study
    A Rossi
    Division of Geriatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1423-30. 2008
    ..To evaluate over a 7-year follow-up period the relationships between changes in body composition, fat distribution and pulmonary function in a sample of elderly men and women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Individual versus group therapy for obesity: comparison of dropout rate and treatment outcome
    A Minniti
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Nutrition, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 12:161-7. 2007
    ..To compare outcome and dropout rates of an individual nutritional counselling (IT) and a cognitive behavioural group therapy (GT) after 6 months of treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Resting energy expenditure, growth hormone indices, body composition and adipose tissue distribution in premenopausal women
    F Armellini
    Geriatrics Division, San Lorenzo Hospital, Valdagno the Institute of Geriatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Intern Med 247:709-14. 2000
    ..The present study examines the independent association between physiological levels of GH function indices and REE...
  20. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body image and quality of life in treatment-seeking overweight women
    A Minniti
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Nutrition, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 9:206-10. 2004
    ..To test the impact of body image on quality of life in overweight and obese people; to evaluate longitudinally the relationship between changes in body image, anthropometrical measurements and quality of life...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic fat accumulation and its relationship with liver fat content and other fat depots in obese individuals
    G Targher
    Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 35:748-53. 2012
    ..We assessed the associations between pancreatic fat accumulation and other fat compartments, including liver fat and visceral adipose tissue as well as insulin resistance and other metabolic abnormalities in obese individuals...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of high altitude trekking on body composition and resting metabolic rate
    F Armellini
    Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Verona, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 29:458-61. 1997
    ..Decreased energy efficiency, which was still present several days after returning to sea level, may have helped contribute to weight loss due to reduced energy intake...
  23. ncbi request reprint Visceral obesity and metabolic syndrome
    O Bosello
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Piazza Stefani, 1 37126, Verona, Italy
    Obes Rev 1:47-56. 2000
    ..Interventions to treat visceral obesity by means of losing weight seem to be the most efficacious way to treat the metabolic syndrome thus improving the most widespread cardiovascular risk factor in western countries...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hormones and body composition in humans: clinical studies
    F Armellini
    Division of Geriatrics, Hospital of Valdagno, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:S18-21. 2000
    ..Enlargement of intra-abdominal adipose cells is more gradual in men and more abrupt in women after menopause...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of vegetarian diet on homocysteine levels
    L Bissoli
    Cattedra di Geriatria, Universita di Verona, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 46:73-9. 2002
    ..To compare fasting total plasma homocysteine (tHcy) levels in vegans, lacto-ovovegetarians and control subjects, and to evaluate the relationships between tHcy levels and nutritional variables in vegetarians...
  26. ncbi request reprint Energy balance in Alzheimer's disease
    G Mazzali
    Cattedra di Geriatria, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 6:247-53. 2002
    ..A better understanding of this finding could be important to obtain the maximal lifespan of demented patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Resting metabolic rate, body composition and thyroid hormones. Short term effects of very low calorie diet
    E Cavallo
    Institute of Clinica Medica, University of Verona, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 22:632-5. 1990
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome
    O Bosello
    Division of Geriatrics, University of Verona, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 7:82-93. 2002
  29. ncbi request reprint Skeletal muscle mass independently predicts peak oxygen consumption and ventilatory response during exercise in noncachectic patients with chronic heart failure
    M Cicoira
    Divisione Clinicizzata di Cardiologia, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:2080-5. 2001
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Relationship between lipids and bone mass in 2 cohorts of healthy women and men
    S Adami
    Rheumatology Unit, Valeggio S M, University of Verona, Italy
    Calcif Tissue Int 74:136-42. 2004
    ..The interpretation of this association remains hypothetical but it might open new perspectives for understanding the mechanisms controlling bone metabolism...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of native somatostatin on Sphincter of Oddi motility in patients with acute recurrent pancreatitis. A pilot study with Ultrasound-Secretin test
    V Di Francesco
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:268-71. 2006
    ..Sphincter of Oddi inhibition was demonstrated at manometry in patients in the acute phase of alcoholic pancreatitis. Other investigators showed marked somatostatin-induced impairment of bile flow by hepato-biliary scintigraphy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Relationship among VDR (BsmI and FokI), COLIA1, and CTR polymorphisms with bone mass, bone turnover markers, and sex hormones in men
    V Braga
    Rheumatology Unit, Valeggio S M, University of Verona, Italy
    Calcif Tissue Int 70:457-62. 2002
    ..The lower BMD in CC genotype is apparently associated in males with depressed bone formation and lower estradiol levels...
  33. doi request reprint Adipose tissue infiltration in skeletal muscle of healthy elderly men: relationships with body composition, insulin resistance, and inflammation at the systemic and tissue level
    Elena Zoico
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Ospedale Maggiore, Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:295-9. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that subclinical inflammation of adipose tissue surrounding and infiltrating muscle could be related to the metabolic and functional abnormalities of the "aging muscle."..
  34. doi request reprint Nutritional supplements with oral amino acid mixtures increases whole-body lean mass and insulin sensitivity in elderly subjects with sarcopenia
    Sebastiano B Solerte
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 101:69E-77E. 2008
    ..The improvement in the amount of whole-body lean mass could be linked to increased insulin sensitivity and anabolic conditions related to IGF-1 availability...
  35. doi request reprint Effect of age on the dynamics of acylated ghrelin in fasting conditions and in response to a meal
    Vincenzo Di Francesco
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1369-70. 2008
  36. doi request reprint Fat-free mass and fat mass reference values by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) in a 20-80 year-old Italian population
    Alessandra Coin
    Clinica Geriatrica, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Padova, Padova
    Clin Nutr 27:87-94. 2008
    ..To establish reference values for fat-free mass (FFM), the FFM index (FFMI), fat mass (FM) and the FM index (FMI) in an Italian adult population, developing percentile distribution curves for age brackets between 20 and 80 years...
  37. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal body composition changes in old men and women: interrelationships with worsening disability
    Francesco Fantin
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1375-81. 2007
    ..Few studies have evaluated prospectively age-related body composition changes and their relationships with worsening disability in the elderly population...
  38. ncbi request reprint Body composition changes in stable-weight elderly subjects: the effect of sex
    Mauro Zamboni
    Chair of Geriatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:321-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate yearly age-related changes in body composition and fat distribution, over a two-year period, in 101 women and 60 men (age range: 68 to 78 years at baseline)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Adipocytokines, fat distribution, and insulin resistance in elderly men and women
    Elena Zoico
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:M935-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relation between adiponectin and leptin, fat distribution, and insulin resistance in elderly men and women...
  40. ncbi request reprint Obesity and gastro-esophageal acid reflux: physiopathological mechanisms and role of gastric bariatric surgery
    Vincenzo Di Francesco
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Obes Surg 14:1095-102. 2004
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate esophageal motility and gastro-esophageal acid circadian patterns in obese patients and to test the effects of vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) on these parameters...
  41. ncbi request reprint Relationships between leisure-time physical activity, obesity and disability in elderly men
    Vincenzo Di Francesco
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Nutrition, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 17:201-6. 2005
    ..However, this association needs to be confirmed in the elderly. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between leisure-time physical activity, obesity, preservation of muscle mass and disability in elderly men...
  42. ncbi request reprint Delayed postprandial gastric emptying and impaired gallbladder contraction together with elevated cholecystokinin and peptide YY serum levels sustain satiety and inhibit hunger in healthy elderly persons
    Vincenzo Di Francesco
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, University of Verona, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1581-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate, in healthy elderly participant, postprandial gastric and cholecystic emptying in relation to serum CCK (cholecystokinin) and PYY (peptide YY), as well as satiety and hunger sensations...
  43. ncbi request reprint Unbalanced serum leptin and ghrelin dynamics prolong postprandial satiety and inhibit hunger in healthy elderly: another reason for the "anorexia of aging"
    Vincenzo Di Francesco
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Geriatric Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1149-52. 2006
    ..Leptin and ghrelin may alter the control of hunger and satiety and thus lead to anorexia...
  44. ncbi request reprint Interrelations between fat distribution, muscle lipid content, adipocytokines, and insulin resistance: effect of moderate weight loss in older women
    Gloria Mazzali
    Geriatric Medicine and the Radiology Institute, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1193-9. 2006
    ..Interrelations between fat distribution, muscle lipid infiltration, adipocytokines, insulin resistance, and moderate weight loss have not been investigated in obese older subjects...
  45. ncbi request reprint High baseline values of fat mass, independently of appendicular skeletal mass, predict 2-year onset of disability in elderly subjects at the high end of the functional spectrum
    Elena Zoico
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:154-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the relation between baseline body composition and 2- year onset of functional limitation in elderly subjects at the high end of the functional spectrum...
  46. ncbi request reprint The anorexia of aging
    Vincenzo Di Francesco
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Geriatric Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Dig Dis 25:129-37. 2007
    ..If nutritional strategies of intervention are to be improved, these data need to be taken into account...
  47. ncbi request reprint Relationship between leptin levels and bone mineral density in the elderly
    Elena Zoico
    Cattedra di Geriatria, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:97-103. 2003
    ..To assess the relationship between circulating leptin levels, bone mineral content and density in the elderly...
  48. doi request reprint Improvement of blood glucose control and insulin sensitivity during a long-term (60 weeks) randomized study with amino acid dietary supplements in elderly subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Sebastiano B Solerte
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 101:82E-88E. 2008
    ..This effect was consistent during the long-term observation period of 60 weeks and was also present after the crossover from AAs to placebo...
  49. ncbi request reprint Lean body mass to estimate GFR
    Mauro Negri
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1267; author reply 1267. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Do oestrogen receptors play a role in the pathogenesis of HIV-associated lipodystrophy?
    Luisa Barzon
    Departments of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    AIDS 19:531-3. 2005
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Decreased release of the angiogenic peptide vascular endothelial growth factor in Alzheimer's disease: recovering effect with insulin and DHEA sulfate
    Sebastiano Bruno Solerte
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Piazza Borromeo 2, IT 27100, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 19:1-10. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint [Transbronchial needle aspiration of hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes]
    Deborah Lannes
    Thoracic Oncology Group Hospital do Câncer HC I INCA MS
    Rev Port Pneumol 13:651-8. 2007
    ..Besides clarifying the etiology of unidentified lymphadenomegaly, puncturing hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes by a flexible bronchoscopic needle is an aid in diagnosing and staging broncho- genic cancer or other metastatic cancers...