A Zullo

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Treatment of low-grade gastric MALT-lymphoma unresponsive to Helicobacter pylori therapy: a pooled-data analysis
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via E Morosini 30, 00153 Rome, Italy
    Med Oncol 27:291-5. 2010
  2. pmc Intestinal metaplasia surveillance: searching for the road-map
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, 00153 Rome, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 19:1523-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Modified sequential therapy regimens for Helicobacter pylori eradication: a systematic review
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 45:18-22. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Standard triple and sequential therapies for Helicobacter pylori eradication: an update
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 24:16-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Role of gastritis pattern on Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:517-22. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori management in non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapy patients in primary care
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via E Morosini, 30, 00153 Rome, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:331-5. 2012
  7. pmc Positron Emission Tomography (PET) radiotracers in oncology--utility of 18F-Fluoro-deoxy-glucose (FDG)-PET in the management of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
    Evelina Miele
    Department of Experimental Medicine University of Rome Sapienza viale Regina Elena 324, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 27:52. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test values and Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via E Morosini, 30, Rome 00153, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 53:370-4. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Eradication therapy for Helicobacter pylori in patients with gastric MALT lymphoma: a pooled data analysis
    Angelo Zullo
    Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via E Morosini, 30, Rome 00153, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1932-7; quiz 1938. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori eradication with either quadruple regimen with lactoferrin or levofloxacin-based triple therapy: a multicentre study
    A Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:806-10. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Treatment of low-grade gastric MALT-lymphoma unresponsive to Helicobacter pylori therapy: a pooled-data analysis
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via E Morosini 30, 00153 Rome, Italy
    Med Oncol 27:291-5. 2010
    ..pylori eradication. Radiotherapy seems to be the most suitable treatment in these patients...
  2. pmc Intestinal metaplasia surveillance: searching for the road-map
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, 00153 Rome, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 19:1523-6. 2013
    ..Finally, some data would suggest that a 3-year follow-up in patients with extensive gastric precancerous conditions could result in an inadequate secondary prevention...
  3. doi request reprint Modified sequential therapy regimens for Helicobacter pylori eradication: a systematic review
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 45:18-22. 2013
    ..Different modified sequential therapies have been proposed for Helicobacter pylori eradication. However, the efficacy of these regimens is controversial...
  4. doi request reprint Standard triple and sequential therapies for Helicobacter pylori eradication: an update
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 24:16-9. 2013
    ..9) out of 3,079 patients treated with standard triple therapies (p<0.001), corresponding to a number to treat (NNT) of 9. The comparison between the 10-day sequential regimen and 14-day triple therapies deserves further investigations...
  5. doi request reprint Role of gastritis pattern on Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:517-22. 2012
    ..The multivariate analysis failed to identify factors associated with therapy success. However, 14-day triple therapy does not achieve acceptable H. pylori cure rate in Italy, and should be not recommended in clinical practice...
  6. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori management in non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapy patients in primary care
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via E Morosini, 30, 00153 Rome, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:331-5. 2012
    ..pylori infection is investigated in fewer than one of every five NSAID-user patients in primary care. The low alertness towards such an infection in these patients suggests a need for prompt implementation of current guidelines...
  7. pmc Positron Emission Tomography (PET) radiotracers in oncology--utility of 18F-Fluoro-deoxy-glucose (FDG)-PET in the management of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
    Evelina Miele
    Department of Experimental Medicine University of Rome Sapienza viale Regina Elena 324, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 27:52. 2008
    ..This review focuses on radiotracers used for PET scan with particular attention to Non Small Cell Lung Cancer diagnosis, staging, response to treatment and follow-up...
  8. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test values and Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via E Morosini, 30, Rome 00153, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 53:370-4. 2008
    ..This large analysis failed to demonstrate a role for DOB value in H. pylori eradication with either a 10-day triple or sequential therapy...
  9. doi request reprint Eradication therapy for Helicobacter pylori in patients with gastric MALT lymphoma: a pooled data analysis
    Angelo Zullo
    Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via E Morosini, 30, Rome 00153, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1932-7; quiz 1938. 2009
    ..This study assesses (i) the H. pylori eradication rates for various first- and second-line and rescue therapies and (ii) the associated reinfection rates in patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori eradication with either quadruple regimen with lactoferrin or levofloxacin-based triple therapy: a multicentre study
    A Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:806-10. 2007
    ..A quadruple therapy with lactoferrin and a levofloxacin-based triple therapy has been found to achieve a very high (>90%) cure rate. This study aimed to confirm these encouraging results...
  11. ncbi request reprint Primary antibiotic resistance in Helicobacter pylori strains isolated in northern and central Italy
    A Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:1429-34. 2007
    ..Helicobacter pylori resistance to antibiotics is increasing worldwide, and it reduces the efficacy of therapy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori density and cagA status in cirrhotic patients: a case-control study
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:1174-8. 2004
    ..We evaluated whether cirrhotic patients had an increased bacterial density and/or a higher prevalence of H. pylori cagA-positive strains than controls...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of Helicobacter pylori eradication on early stage gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:105-10. 2010
    ..We assessed the long-term remission and relapse rates of early stage MALT lymphoma in patients treated only by H pylori eradication and identified factors that might predict outcome...
  14. doi request reprint Primary low-grade and high-grade gastric MALT-lymphoma presentation
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Haematology, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:340-4. 2010
    ..To assess the clinical and endoscopic presentation of primary gastric lymphoma...
  15. ncbi request reprint High rate of Helicobacter pylori eradication with sequential therapy in elderly patients with peptic ulcer: a prospective controlled study
    A Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:1419-24. 2005
    ..Helicobacter pylori eradication rates with triple therapies are decreasing, and few data in elderly patients are available. A 10-day sequential regimen succeeded in curing such H. pylori infection in unselected patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quadruple therapy with lactoferrin for Helicobacter pylori eradication: a randomised, multicentre study
    A Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 37:496-500. 2005
    ..We assessed whether lactoferrin also increases the eradication rate of 7-day esomeprazole, clarithromycin and amoxycillin triple therapy as first-line treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Second-line and rescue therapies for Helicobacter pylori eradication in clinical practice
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 19:131-4. 2010
    ..pylori eradication. However, no data are available for the efficacy of these treatments in clinical practice...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cyclic antibiotic therapy for diverticular disease: a critical reappraisal
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 19:295-302. 2010
    ..The available studies have been hampered by some limitations, and definite conclusions could not be drawn. The cost of a long-life, cyclic rifaximin therapy administered to all symptomatic DD patients would appear prohibitive...
  19. ncbi request reprint Bleeding peptic ulcer in the elderly: risk factors and prevention strategies
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Drugs Aging 24:815-28. 2007
    ..In conclusion, upper gastrointestinal bleeding is a dramatic event with a high mortality rate, particularly in the elderly. Some effective preventative strategies are now available that should be implemented in clinical practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint The prolongation of triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori does not allow reaching therapeutic outcome of sequential scheme: a prospective, randomised study
    V De Francesco
    Gastroenterology Unit, University of Foggia, Riuniti Hospital, viale L Pinto, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:322-6. 2004
    ..We performed a prospective randomised study with the aim of either evaluating whether the triple therapy prolongation may improve its effectiveness and comparing its outcome with that of sequential regimen...
  21. ncbi request reprint A new highly effective short-term therapy schedule for Helicobacter pylori eradication
    A Zullo
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Gastroenteology II, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 14:715-8. 2000
    ..Although triple therapy regimens suggested in the Current European guidelines give fairly good results, several studies have reported an unsatisfactory Helicobacter pylori eradication rate (< 80%)...
  22. ncbi request reprint A triple therapy regimen after failed Helicobacter pylori treatments
    A Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:1193-7. 2001
    ..Following standard triple therapy, up to 20% of patients require further Helicobacter pylori eradication treatment. Data regarding the efficacy of re-treatment in these patients are scarce...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sequential treatment for Helicobacter pylori eradication in duodenal ulcer patients: improving the cost of pharmacotherapy
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:641-6. 2003
    ..To improve the pharmacotherapeutic cost, we evaluated whether an acceptable eradication rate could be achieved in peptic ulcer patients by halving the dose of clarithromycin...
  24. ncbi request reprint High eradication rates of Helicobacter pylori with a new sequential treatment
    A Zullo
    GI Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 17:719-26. 2003
    ..Eradication rates of Helicobacter pylori with standard triple therapy are disappointing, and studies from several countries confirm this poor performance...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sequential treatment for Helicobacter pylori does not share the risk factors of triple therapy failure
    V De Francesco
    Gastroenterology Unit, Ospedali Riuniti, Foggia, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:407-14. 2004
    ..Of these, the presence of the CagA gene is a strong predictor of successful treatment. Our preliminary data show that this factor becomes irrelevant when sequential therapy is used...
  26. ncbi request reprint Primary clarithromycin resistance in Italy assessed on Helicobacter pylori DNA sequences by TaqMan real-time polymerase chain reaction
    V De Francesco
    Gastroenterology Unit, Ospedali Riuniti, Foggia, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:429-35. 2006
    ..Helicobacter pylori clarithromycin resistance is increasing worldwide and different mutations are involved in its mechanisms. Recently, molecular methods have been proposed to assess these mutations...
  27. ncbi request reprint A third-line levofloxacin-based rescue therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication
    A Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via Morosini 30, 00153 Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:232-6. 2003
    ..A standard therapy for re-treatment in such refractory patients is still lacking. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of a levofloxacin-amoxycillin combination in patients who previously failed two or more therapeutic attempts...
  28. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: distribution of advanced neoplasia according to polyp size at screening colonoscopy
    C Hassan
    Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:210-7. 2010
    ..The impact of not referring sub-centimetre polyps identified at CT colonography upon the efficacy of colorectal cancer screening remains uncertain...
  29. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori diagnosis in patients with liver cirrhosis
    L Sanchez-Mete
    Department of Clinical Medicine Gastroenterology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:566-70. 2003
    ..However, some diagnostic methods are not accurate for H. pylori detection in cirrhotics...
  30. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: Endoscopic dilatation in Crohn's disease
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:1457-64. 2007
    ..Endoscopic dilatation for Crohn's disease has been evaluated only in some small and heterogeneous studies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of endoscopic pneumatic dilatation in Crohn's disease
    S Morini
    Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via Morosini 30, 00153 Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:893-7. 2003
    ..The present study evaluated the long-term clinical outcome in Crohn's disease patients after endoscopic dilatation for ileal or neoileal strictures...
  32. doi request reprint Management and long-term follow-up of early stage H. pylori-associated gastric MALT-lymphoma in clinical practice: an Italian, multicentre study
    A Andriani
    Haematology and Gastroenterology Department, San Giacomo Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:467-73. 2009
    ..We evaluate the long-term efficacy of H. pylori eradication on low-grade MALT-lymphoma, and the efficacy of further therapies in refractory patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Epithelial cell proliferation of the colonic mucosa in diverticular disease: a case-control study
    S Morini
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopyt, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:1385-90. 2005
    ..A higher risk of both advanced adenoma and carcinoma occurs in the sigmoid colon of patients with diverticular disease, for which bacterial carcinogens have been claimed to play a role...
  34. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori eradication with dual and low-dose triple therapy in patients with liver cirrhosis
    A Zullo
    Department of Clinical Medicine Gastroenterology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol 31:831-5. 1999
    ..Few data exist on the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection in cirrhotic patients. In this study we assessed the efficacy of standard dual and one-week low-dose triple therapy on Helicobacter pylori eradication in cirrhotics...
  35. ncbi request reprint Projected impact of colorectal cancer screening with computerized tomographic colonography on current radiological capacity in Europe
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 27:366-74. 2008
    ..The multispecialty needs for computerized tomographic examinations raise some doubts on the feasibility of a mass colorectal cancer screening with computerized tomographic colonography...
  36. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of early colonoscopy surveillance after cancer resection
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:881-5. 2009
    ..Short-interval surveillance colonoscopy at 1 year has been recently recommended following curative-intent surgery for colorectal cancer. However, the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of this endoscopic strategy is largely unknown...
  37. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with liver cirrhosis: facts and fictions
    A Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via E Morosini, 30, 00153 Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:197-205. 2003
    ..Dual and triple therapies have been shown to be equally effective for H. pylori eradication in these patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer prevention in Italy: cost-effectiveness analysis with CT colonography and endoscopy
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:242-50. 2007
    ..Although prevention of CRC is possible, its cost-effectiveness when applied to the Italian population is unknown. Recently, computerized tomographic colonography (CTC) has been proposed for CRC screening...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gastric cardia inflammation: role of Helicobacter pylori infection and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    S Morini
    Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:2337-40. 2001
    ..pylori with consequent development of both carditis and intestinal metaplasia, whereas GERD does not seem to be involved in these histological changes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Clinical and endoscopic presentation of primary gastric lymphoma: a multicentre study
    A Andriani
    Department of Haematology and Gastroenterology, San Giacomo and Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospitals, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:721-6. 2006
    ..Although the stomach is the most frequent site of intestinal lymphomas, few data are available on both clinical endoscopic presentation of gastric lymphoma and possible differences between low-grade and high-grade lymphomas...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of capsule endoscopy in screening for colorectal cancer
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Endoscopy 40:414-21. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Q&A on diagnosis, screening and follow-up of colorectal neoplasia
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via Morosini 30, 00153 Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 40:85-96. 2008
    ..To address this issue in a mutual perspective, we focused on the main points of the epidemiology, diagnosis, screening and follow-up of colorectal neoplasia by using a simple "Question & Answers" structure...
  43. ncbi request reprint The colorectal malignant polyp: scoping a dilemma
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:92-100. 2007
    ..Aim of this article is to review the main endoscopic, histological and clinical features of the malignant polyp in order to propose a systematic management of this lesion...
  44. ncbi request reprint Gastric cancer prevalence in patients with liver cirrhosis
    A Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:179-82. 2003
    ..In conclusion, our findings confirm that liver cirrhosis would seem to be a risk factor for the development of gastric cancer. Other studies are needed to evaluate the pathogenic mechanisms involved...
  45. ncbi request reprint Tumour necrosis factor alpha down-regulation parallels inflammatory regression in ulcerative colitis patients treated with infliximab
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:811-7. 2007
    ..However, its effect on the mucosal histopathological abnormalities of this disease is largely unknown. This study aimed to assess the immunohistological effect of infliximab in ulcerative colitis...
  46. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness and projected national impact of colorectal cancer screening in France
    C Hassan
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Endoscopy 43:780-93. 2011
    ..Although immunochemical fecal tests (FIT) and guaiac-based fecal occult blood tests (g-FOBT) have been shown to be cost-effective in France, cost-effectiveness of endoscopic screening has not yet been addressed...
  47. doi request reprint High positive predictive value of CT colonography in a referral centre
    F Iafrate
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, and Gastroenterology Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 80:e289-92. 2011
    ..To assess the positive predictive value (PPV) of CTC in the clinical routine of a dedicated referral centre...
  48. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic follow-up after colorectal cancer resection: an Italian multicentre study
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via Morosini 30, Rome 00153, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:45-50. 2006
    ..Such issue has been scarcely addressed in Italy. This study aimed to evaluate the incidence of neoplastic lesions at a scheduled endoscopic follow-up and to identify the patients at higher risk of recurrence...
  49. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic treatment strategies for Helicobacter pylori infection
    S M A Campo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 2:11-7. 2007
    ..Among the new compounds, thienylthiazole derivatives, benzamide derivatives and pyloricidins should be regarded as very promising molecules...
  50. doi request reprint Appropriateness of the indication for upper endoscopy: a meta-analysis
    E Di Giulio
    Digestive and Liver Disease Unit, University La Sapienza, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 42:122-6. 2010
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint A clinical practice viewpoint: to culture or not to culture Helicobacter pylori?
    A Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via E Morosini 30, 00156 Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:357-61. 2003
    ..Therefore, whether patients should undergo (and pay for) an upper endoscopy for bacterial culture remains a debatable matter...
  52. ncbi request reprint Quadruple therapy as a first-line Helicobacter pylori treatment: past or future?
    A Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:377-9. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint Claritromycin resistance and Helicobacter pylori genotypes in Italy
    Vincenzo De Francesco
    Gastroenterology Unit, Riuniti Hospital, Foggia, Italy
    J Microbiol 44:660-4. 2006
    ..Primary clarithromycin resistance is high in our area. The s1m1 and s1m2 are the most frequent vacA mosaicisms. There is no a relationship between clarithromycin resistance and bacterial genotypic pattern and/or cagA positivity...
  54. ncbi request reprint How to predict a high rate of inappropriateness for upper endoscopy in an endoscopic centre?
    L Buri
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Cattinara Hospital, Trieste, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 42:624-8. 2010
    ..Inappropriateness of upper endoscopy (EGD) indication causes decreased diagnostic yield. Our aim of was to identify predictors of appropriateness rate for EGD among endoscopic centres...
  55. ncbi request reprint Appropriateness guidelines and predictive rules to select patients for upper endoscopy: a nationwide multicenter study
    Luigi Buri
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Cattinara Hospital, Trieste, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1327-37. 2010
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic yield of open access colonoscopy according to appropriateness
    S Morini
    Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 54:175-9. 2001
    ..Because most of these were detected during examinations performed for appropriate indications, the appropriateness of the indication emerges as crucial to the cost-effectiveness of an open-access system...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of primary clarithromycin resistance in Helicobacter pylori strains over a 15 year period in Italy
    Vincenzo De Francesco
    Gastroenterology Unit, Ospedali Riuniti, Foggia, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 59:783-5. 2007
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Systematic review with meta-analysis: the incidence of advanced neoplasia after polypectomy in patients with and without low-risk adenomas
    C Hassan
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 39:905-12. 2014
    ..However, it is uncertain whether they have the same risk of subsequent advanced neoplasia as those with no neoplasia at baseline colonoscopy...
  59. doi request reprint Meta-analysis: adherence to colorectal cancer screening and the detection rate for advanced neoplasia, according to the type of screening test
    C Hassan
    Laziosanita Agenzia di sanita pubblica, Regione Lazio, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 36:929-40. 2012
    ..The efficacy and effectiveness of different tests are related to both screened participation and the detection rate...
  60. ncbi request reprint An unusual endoscopic finding: Trichuris trichiura. Case report and review of the literature
    R Lorenzetti
    Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Gastrointestinal Unit, Via E Morosini 30, Rome 00153, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:811-3. 2003
    ..Review of literature on colonoscopic diagnosis of T. trichuria is provided...
  61. ncbi request reprint Gastric mucosa alterations in first-degree relatives of gastric cancer patients
    Adriana Romiti
    Oncology, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Res 25:2567-72. 2005
    ..On the other hand, both gastric cell hyperproliferation and abnormalities of adhesion molecules have been involved in gastric carcinogenesis. We studied gastric mucosa alterations in first-degree relatives of gastric cancer patients...
  62. pmc The sequential therapy regimen for Helicobacter pylori eradication: a pooled-data analysis
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Gut 56:1353-7. 2007
    ..However, a critical fall in the H pylori eradication rate following these therapies has been observed in the last few years. The sequential regimen is a novel, promising therapeutic approach...
  63. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori vacA arrangement and related diseases: a retrospective study over a period of 15 years
    Vincenzo De Francesco
    Gastroenterology Unit, Ospedali Riuniti, Foggia, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 54:97-102. 2009
    ..Our results show some unexpected aspects that require confirmation. In detail, the increased prevalence of potential more virulent H. pylori strains contrasts with peptic ulcer incidence reduction...
  64. ncbi request reprint Diverticular disease as a risk factor for sigmoid colon adenomas
    S Morini
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:635-9. 2002
    ..Diverticular disease and colorectal neoplasia share similar epidemiological features and risk factors...
  65. doi request reprint Bowel preparation for colonoscopy: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) guideline
    C Hassan
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Endoscopy 45:142-50. 2013
    ..This Guideline is an official statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE). It addresses the choice amongst regimens available for cleansing the colon in preparation for colonoscopy...
  66. ncbi request reprint Relationship between beta-catenin expression and epithelial cell proliferation in gastric mucosa with intestinal metaplasia
    Adriana Romiti
    Medical Oncology, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 11:4400-3. 2005
    ..To investigate beta-catenin expression in patients with intestinal metaplasia, and to look for a possible relationship between beta-catenin expression and either epithelial proliferation values or Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infection...
  67. ncbi request reprint Alteration of E-cadherin expression in gastric mucosa: role of intestinal metaplasia and Helicobacter pylori infection
    Angelo Zullo
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Res 24:1603-7. 2004
    ..This study aimed to assess the role of both intestinal metaplasia and H. pylori infection on E-cadherin expression in gastric mucosa...
  68. ncbi request reprint Gastric epithelial cell proliferation and ras oncogene p21 expression in first-degree relatives of gastric cancer patients: a case-control study
    Angelo Zullo
    Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:921-6. 2006
    ..Individuals with a family history of gastric cancer have an increased risk of developing such neoplasia. This study aimed to assess epithelial cell proliferation and ras oncogene mutation in such individuals...
  69. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis: a complication of aromatase inhibitor therapy?
    V Bruzzese
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:1099-101. 2011
    ..Aromatase inhibitors have been shown to alter the distribution of Th1/Th2 lymphocytes and increase the level of RANKL. A possible role of aromatase inhibitors in RA development has been further addressed...
  70. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography enteroclysis in comparison with ileoscopy in patients with Crohn's disease
    Cesare Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Via E Morosini 30, 00153 Rome, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 18:121-5. 2003
    ....
  71. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy according to the appropriateness of the indication
    Emilio Di Giulio
    Digestive and Liver Disease Unit, Second Medical School, University La Sapienza, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:491-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the clinical and economic impact of ASGE and EPAGE guidelines in selecting patients referred for upper endoscopy relative to the detection of gastro-oesophageal cancer...
  72. ncbi request reprint Retrograde ileoscopy in chronic nonbloody diarrhea: a prospective, case-control study
    Sergio Morini
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1512-5. 2003
    ..Besides colonic diseases, alterations of the terminal ileum could be involved in CND pathogenesis. The aim of this study was to assess the role of retrograde ileoscopy with biopsy in CND patients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Histologic risk factors and clinical outcome in colorectal malignant polyp: a pooled-data analysis
    Cesare Hassan
    Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1588-96. 2005
    ..The study was designed to compute the association between the main histologic risk factors and the occurrence of unfavorable outcomes in patients with malignant polyps...
  74. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of early one-year colonoscopy surveillance after polypectomy
    Cesare Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:964-71; discussion 971. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the clinical and economic impact of early surveillance colonoscopy one year after polypectomy in relation to detection of colorectal cancer...
  75. pmc Endoscopic findings in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding clinically classified into three risk groups prior to endoscopy
    Leonardo Tammaro
    Gastroenterologia ed Endoscopia Digestiva, Ospedale Nuovo Regina Margherita, Via E Morosini 300, Rome, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5046-50. 2008
    ..To investigate in a prospective study whether a simplified clinical score prior to endoscopy in upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) patients was able to predict endoscopic findings at urgent endoscopy...
  76. ncbi request reprint Sequential therapy versus standard triple-drug therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication: a randomized trial
    Dino Vaira
    University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 146:556-63. 2007
    ..Antimicrobial resistance has decreased eradication rates for Helicobacter pylori infection worldwide...
  77. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori, gastric juice, and arterial ammonia levels in patients with cirrhosis
    Prantar Chakrabarti
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Calcutta, India
    J Clin Gastroenterol 34:578-81. 2002
    ..The data suggest that liver impairment remains crucial in ammonia disposal in patients with cirrhosis, whereas H. pylori infection does not seem to play a major role in the pathogenesis of hyperammonemia in these patients...
  78. pmc Helicobacter pylori eradication with either 7-day or 10-day triple therapies, and with a 10-day sequential regimen
    Giuseppe Scaccianoce
    Digestive Endoscopy, Umberto I Hospital, Altamura, Bari
    Can J Gastroenterol 20:113-7. 2006
    ..A longer 10-day triple therapy, similar to the sequential regimen, was tested to see whether it could achieve a better infection cure rate...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Treatment for Helicobacter pylori: current criteria]
    Dino Vaira
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia, Universita, Bologna
    Recenti Prog Med 98:574-82; quiz 602. 2007
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Clarithromycin-resistant genotypes and eradication of Helicobacter pylori
    Vincenzo De Francesco
    Ospedali Riuniti and University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 144:94-100. 2006
    ..Three point mutations (A2143G, A2142G, and A2142C) have been involved in Helicobacter pylori clarithromycin resistance...
  81. ncbi request reprint A quintuple therapy for H. pylori eradication
    Angelo Zullo
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2601; author reply 2601-2. 2007
  82. ncbi request reprint Errors in a meta-analysis of treatments for Helicobacter pylori infection
    Luigi Gatta
    Ann Intern Med 149:686; author reply 686. 2008
  83. ncbi request reprint Update on the treatment of patients with Helicobacter pylori
    Angelo Zullo
    Am Fam Physician 76:633. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening with computed tomography colonography: the impact of not reporting diminutive lesions
    Perry J Pickhardt
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 3252, USA
    Cancer 109:2213-21. 2007
    ..The purpose of the current study was to assess the potential harms, benefits, and cost-effectiveness of CTC screening without the reporting of diminutive lesions compared with other screening strategies...
  85. ncbi request reprint Small and diminutive polyps detected at screening CT colonography: a decision analysis for referral to colonoscopy
    Perry J Pickhardt
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, E3 311 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792 3252, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:136-44. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the clinical and economic impact of colonoscopic referral for small and diminutive polyps detected at CT colonography (CTC) screening...
  86. ncbi request reprint Hepatic encephalopathy and Helicobacter pylori: a critical reappraisal
    Angelo Zullo
    Ospedale Nuovo Regina Margherita, Gastroenterologia ed Endoscopia Digestiva, Via E Morosini, 30 00153 Roma, Italia
    J Clin Gastroenterol 37:164-8. 2003
    ..pylori urease appears to be inadequate to clinically affect ammonia disposal in the majority of cirrhotic patients. Further studies are warranted in this field...
  87. doi request reprint Computed tomographic colonography to screen for colorectal cancer, extracolonic cancer, and aortic aneurysm: model simulation with cost-effectiveness analysis
    Cesare Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, and Department of Radiological Sciences, University Polo Pontino, Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 168:696-705. 2008
    ..The efficacy and cost-effectiveness of this combined abdominal CT screening strategy are unknown...
  88. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and the development of gastric cancer
    Angelo Zullo
    N Engl J Med 346:65-7. 2002