Rinaldo Pellicano

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and coronary heart disease: which directions for future studies?
    Rinaldo Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Crit Rev Microbiol 29:351-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Osteopenia and osteoporosis in patients with new diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease
    A Adriani
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology San Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 56:145-9. 2014
  3. pmc Occult hepatitis B virus infection in patients with chronic hepatitis C treated with antiviral therapy
    Gian Paolo Caviglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Hepat Mon 12:e7292. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Is Helicobacter pylori the infectious trigger for headache?: A review
    Lidia Savi
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Outpatient Clinic, Via Cavour 31, 3rd Floor, 10123 Turin, Italy
    Infect Disord Drug Targets 13:313-7. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint GastroPanel® test for non-invasive diagnosis of atrophic gastritis in patients with dyspepsia
    E Masci
    Unit of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy San Paolo University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 60:79-83. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and respiratory diseases: actual data and directions for future studies
    A Adriani
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology San Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 105:1-8. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and diabetes mellitus: the 2013 state of art
    M Marietti
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology San Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 55:277-81. 2013
  8. pmc 2013 update on celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis
    Rinaldo Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, c so Bramante 88, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Nutrients 5:3329-36. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Liver steatosis in celiac disease: the open door
    L Abenavoli
    Department of Health Sciences, Magna Græcia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 59:89-95. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory bowel diseases and primary sclerosing cholangitis: hepatic and pancreatic side effects due to azathioprine
    F Pallavicino
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:84-7. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and coronary heart disease: which directions for future studies?
    Rinaldo Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Crit Rev Microbiol 29:351-9. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Osteopenia and osteoporosis in patients with new diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease
    A Adriani
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology San Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 56:145-9. 2014
    ..We evaluated the prevalence of osteopenia/osteoporosis and abnormalities in indices of bone metabolism in patients with newly diagnosed IBD...
  3. pmc Occult hepatitis B virus infection in patients with chronic hepatitis C treated with antiviral therapy
    Gian Paolo Caviglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Hepat Mon 12:e7292. 2012
    ..The impact of OBI in patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) is still unclear...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is Helicobacter pylori the infectious trigger for headache?: A review
    Lidia Savi
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Outpatient Clinic, Via Cavour 31, 3rd Floor, 10123 Turin, Italy
    Infect Disord Drug Targets 13:313-7. 2013
    ..Further investigations should focalize on particular subgroups of patients and, encouraged from data produced by intervention studies, evaluate the long-term benefit of eradication. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint GastroPanel® test for non-invasive diagnosis of atrophic gastritis in patients with dyspepsia
    E Masci
    Unit of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy San Paolo University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 60:79-83. 2014
    ..pylori antibodies, has been developed as a potential non-invasive biopsy. Aim of this study has been to assess the accuracy of GastroPanel® in patients with AG...
  6. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and respiratory diseases: actual data and directions for future studies
    A Adriani
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology San Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 105:1-8. 2014
    ..pylori on the inflammatory changes of the bronchoepithelium so far. Further studies are needed on the impact of H. pylori eradication, on the prevention, development and natural history of these disorders. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and diabetes mellitus: the 2013 state of art
    M Marietti
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology San Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 55:277-81. 2013
    ..pylori strains. Finally, re-infection after bacterial eradication, although rarely observed in the general population, seems to be more frequent in diabetic patients than in controls. ..
  8. pmc 2013 update on celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis
    Rinaldo Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, c so Bramante 88, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Nutrients 5:3329-36. 2013
    ..We suggest searching for eosinophilic esophagitis in all children undergoing endoscopy for suspicious celiac disease. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Liver steatosis in celiac disease: the open door
    L Abenavoli
    Department of Health Sciences, Magna Græcia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 59:89-95. 2013
    ..The pathogenesis of liver steatosis in CD is uncertain. The aims of this review are to describe the possible mechanisms involved in the occurrence and progression of liver steatosis in CD patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory bowel diseases and primary sclerosing cholangitis: hepatic and pancreatic side effects due to azathioprine
    F Pallavicino
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:84-7. 2013
    ..However, AZA tends to exter varied well-known toxicity. Since the rate of hepato-pancreatic side-effects in patients with IBD and PSC is still unclear, we investigated this issue...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is Helicobacter pylori the infectious target to prevent gastric cancer? An interdisciplinary point of view
    Carmelo Luigiano
    Unit of Gastroenterology, ARNAS Garibaldi, Catania, Italy
    Infect Disord Drug Targets 12:340-5. 2012
    ..pylori infection and GC, focusing on the potential benefits of bacterial eradication in slowing down or in inducing regression of precancerous lesions...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Skin ulcer pain]
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 103:525-31. 2012
    ..Therefore, this combination allows to obtain a quick and long lasting effect with a high tolerability profile also when treating skin ulcer pain...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Non-invasive diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in the 2006 clinical practice]
    R Pellicano
    S C D U Gastro Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista Molinette, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 97:19-24. 2006
    ..Confirmation of H. pylori eradication following treatment should be tested by UBT; the stool antigen assay is the alternative if the former is not available...
  14. ncbi request reprint Is hepcidin the bridge linking Helicobacter pylori and anemia of chronic infection? A research proposal
    R Pellicano
    UOADU Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 46:165-9. 2004
    ..pylori and iron-deficiency anemia and, we propose to evaluate a possible mechanism involving hepcidin in a bridging role linking the infection to the anemia...
  15. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection. An update for clinicians
    R Pellicano
    Unit of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 50:1-7. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Strategies for the diagnosis of gastro-esophageal reflux disease
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 50:193-203. 2004
    ..Further studies are required to delineate the appropriate use and the possible impact of new techniques, such as intraluminal impedance monitoring, Bilitec and, wireless ambulatory pH monitoring in the management of GERD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune manifestations during interferon therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C: the hepatologist's view
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 51:55-61. 2005
    ..This antiviral drug can induce or exacerbate a multitude of autoimmune-related disorders, however, clinically overt immune-mediated diseases are rare and affect a subset of subjects who have an underlying autoimmune diathesis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Updated review (2006) on Helicobacter pylori as a potential target for the therapy of ischemic heart disease
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Via Chiabrera 34, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 48:241-6. 2006
    ..Hence the importance of looking for other causal mechanisms. Numerous infectious agents have been linked to IHD and among these also Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). However, a number of studies have reported conflicting..
  19. ncbi request reprint Benefit of dietary integrators for treating functional dyspepsia: a prospective pilot study
    R Pellicano
    University Department of Gastro Hepathology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 55:227-35. 2009
    ..This prospective study evaluated the benefit of treatment with a dietary integrator composed of sodium alginate, sodium bicarbonate, bromelin and essential oils...
  20. doi request reprint Is serum uric acid a predictive factor of response to IFN-treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection?
    Rinaldo Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, San Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Med Virol 80:628-31. 2008
    ..49; 95% CI: 0.28-0.85). Serum uric acid level > or =5.8 mg/dl is predictive of poor response to HCV treatment. Prospective studies are needed to clarify the issue...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stem cells and Helicobacter-induced gastric cancer: where do we stand at the end of 2006
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 48:175-9. 2006
    ..Due to several reasons, in humans, data are conflicting. Further studies may shed light on the molecular bases of gastric lesions, leading to the development of preventive strategies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for HCV infection. Focus on ethnic and cultural characteristics
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 55:159-62. 2009
    ..With the current globalization and large-scale migrations, only by following a preventive strategy based on disseminate information risk behaviours may be modified...
  23. ncbi request reprint How accurate is the culture of Helicobacter pylori in a clinical setting? An appraisal
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 47:191-4. 2005
    ..Most studies have been carried out in microbiological settings, while only few have been conducted in clinical frames. We evaluated the accuracy of culture for detection of H. pylori in a clinical dedicated laboratory...
  24. ncbi request reprint Women and celiac disease: association with unexplained infertility
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 98:217-9. 2007
    ..However, this remains a speculation. In conclusion, each woman with unexplained infertility should be screened for CD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus and human immunodeficiency virus: a dangerous dealing
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 49:79-82. 2007
    ..Mortality among HIV-infected liver transplant recipients is similar to that of age and race-matched HIV-negative controls. The present concise review attempts to highlight on the current clinical situation on HIV/HCV coinfection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Zollinger-Ellison syndrome in 2006: concepts from a clinical point of view
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, San Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 48:33-40. 2006
    ..Moreover, they have an antiproliferative effect. Chemotherapy, interferon and embolisation are indicated in rapidly evolving tumours or in cases in which the tumoral symptoms cannot be treated by other approaches...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Gastric cancer and Helicobacter pylori: an interdisciplinary point of view]
    R Pellicano
    S C D U Gastro Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 97:31-8. 2006
    ..The sole exception is Japan where this malignancy is often identified at an early stage when cure by radical surgery is more probable...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical and biochemical parameters related to cardiovascular disease after Helicobacter pylori eradication
    R Pellicano
    Gastro Hepatology Unit, S Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Int Angiol 28:469-73. 2009
    ..In order to investigate this issue, the authors assessed changes in clinical and biochemical parameters related to IHD after bacterial eradication...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of non-organ-specific autoantibodies in patients suffering from duodenal ulcer with and without Helicobacter pylori infection
    Rinaldo Pellicano
    UOADU Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 49:395-8. 2004
    ..9%), SMA in 3 of 38 (7.9%), and anti-LKM-1 in 0 patients. The difference was not statistically significant. In this population, H. pylori infection is not associated with an increased prevalence of NOSAs...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of the eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection on hemorrhage because of duodenal ulcer
    R Pellicano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 32:222-4. 2001
    ..pylori after cure was nil at 4 years, and that long-term inhibition of acid secretion may not improve outcome after cure of H. pylori, even in patients whose DU was complicated by hemorrhage...
  31. ncbi request reprint Ischemic cardiovascular disease and Helicobacter pylori. Where is the link?
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Hospital Molinette, Turin, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 41:829-33. 2000
    ..pylori and CHD...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Gastroenterologists in ambulatory care. The experience in Turin in the year 2000]
    R Pellicano
    Ambulatori di Gastro Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista, Molinette, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 92:79-83. 2001
    ..To the experienced gastroenterologist it is clear that a large number of hospitalisation is linked to a lack of careful outpatient follow-up of diseases such as cirrhosis, ulcerative colitis and peptic ulcer...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Infections and cardiovascular diseases on an ischemic basis. The case of Helicobacter pylori]
    R Pellicano
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Azienda Ospedaliera, Universita degli Studi, Torino
    Minerva Med 91:161-7. 2000
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The role of gastroesophageal reflux disease in chest pain
    R Pellicano
    UOADU Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 43:553-7. 2002
    ..In conclusion, patients with non-cardiac chest pain of unknown origin should be carefully screened for the occurrence of GERD, but further research is needed to clarify the role of the latter on the pathogenesis of this symptom...
  35. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and celiac disease: review of literature
    D G Ribaldone
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 53:213-6. 2011
    ..In fact, the clinical spectrum of epilepsy related to CD ranges from benign syndromes to intractable epilepsy. The precise mechanism of the potential association between CD and epilepsy is also still under discussion...
  36. ncbi request reprint Molecular findings on Helicobacter pylori: update for clinicians
    C Morace
    Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 57:387-94. 2011
    ..In this review, we have set ourselves the target of summarising the latest progress made in understanding the molecular aspects of H. pylori infection of notable importance for the physician...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Helicobacter pylori infection in pediatrics. Present knowledge and practical problems]
    R Pellicano
    Cattedra di Gastroenterologia, Universita degli Studi, Torino
    Minerva Pediatr 52:29-45. 2000
    ..Regimens suggested for H. pylori eradication are a combination of inhibitors of gastric acid secretion plus two antibiotics for 7-10 days...
  38. ncbi request reprint A rare location of Crohn's disease: the nasal mucosa
    Rinaldo Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Acta Biomed 82:74-6. 2011
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Short duration treatment in genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C patients with rapid virologic response to pegylated interferon plus ribavirin
    Renato Bonardi
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, 88 Corso Bramante, 10100 Turin, Italy
    Biomed Pharmacother 65:303-6. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the impact of rapid virological response (RVR) in HCV genotype 1b infection management...
  40. doi request reprint Incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and glucose abnormalities in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection by response to treatment: results of a cohort study
    Chiara Giordanino
    Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2481-7. 2008
    ..Patients with chronic hepatitis C are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG), and this risk may increase among hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients not responding to an antiviral therapy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in patients with cirrhosis of the liver and hepatocellular carcinoma
    Nicola Leone
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Via Chiabrera 34, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Cancer Detect Prev 27:494-7. 2003
    ..In this case-control study, we searched for the seroprevalence of H. pylori infection in patients with HCC...
  42. doi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic hepatitis C: which is worse? Results of a long-term retrospective cohort study
    Chiara Giordanino
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Turin, San Luigi Medical School, Orbassano, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 44:406-12. 2012
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection and primary biliary cirrhosis
    Marilena Durazzo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 10:3179-81. 2004
    ..To determine the association between seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infection and primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter species sequences in liver samples from patients with and without hepatocellular carcinoma
    Rinaldo Pellicano
    Ambulatorio di Gastroenterologia, Ospedale S Giovanni Battista, Via Chiabrera 34, III piano, 10126 Torino, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 10:598-601. 2004
    ..We investigated whether Helicobacter spp. sequences could be detected in the liver of patients with cirrhosis and HCC compared to subjects with metastasis to liver from colon cancer...
  45. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive methods for the assessment of hepatic fibrosis: transient elastography, hyaluronic acid, 13C-aminopyrine breath test and cytokeratin 18 fragment
    Gian Paolo Caviglia
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Ann Hepatol 13:91-7. 2013
    ..CONCLUSION. Elastography has the best diagnostic accuracy for the assessment of the degree of liver fibrosis in CHC patients. Its application can provide an alternative useful tool for monitoring the disease evolution...
  46. ncbi request reprint An aggressive medical approach for inflammatory bowel disease: clinical challenges and therapeutic profiles in a retrospective hospital-based series
    Giovanni C Actis
    Division of Gastroenterology, Ospedale Molinette, Torino, Italy
    Curr Clin Pharmacol 7:209-13. 2012
    ..We studied the toxicity of cyclosporin (CsA), azathioprine, and mesalamine in 94 patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  47. doi request reprint Safety of propofol in cirrhotic patients undergoing colonoscopy and endoscopic retrograde cholangiography: results of a prospective controlled study
    Emanuela Faga
    Department of Internal Medicine, Savigliano Hospital, Savigliano CN, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:70-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether the use of propofol is safe for endoscopic procedures more complex than gastroscopy in patients with liver cirrhosis in a prospective controlled study...
  48. doi request reprint Preliminary experience with a new cytology brush in EUS-guided FNA
    Mauro Bruno
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 70:1220-4. 2009
    ..Recently, the EchoBrush (Cook Endoscopy, Winston-Salem, NC), a disposable cytologic brush, was introduced to the market. To date, only 1 study, limited to 10 pancreatic cyst cases, using this device has been published...
  49. ncbi request reprint Azathioprine, mucosal healing in ulcerative colitis, and the chemoprevention of colitic cancer: a clinical-practice-based forecast
    Giovanni C Actis
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Ospedale Gradenigo, 10153 Torino, Italy
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 9:6-9. 2010
    ..These results are likely to influence the medical choices of inflammatory bowel disease caregivers in the decades to come...
  50. doi request reprint Helicobacter species and liver diseases: association or causation?
    Rinaldo Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:254-60. 2008
    ..More studies are therefore needed to confirm whether a causal association exits between the presence of Helicobacter spp in the liver and the development of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma...
  51. ncbi request reprint The practice of percutaneous liver biopsy in a gastrohepatology day hospital: a retrospective study on 835 biopsies
    Giovanni Clemente Actis
    Department of Gastro Hepatology and Clinical Nutrition, San Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Torino, 10126, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2576-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, these data accord with indications expressed by international guidelines. The impact of liver biopsy on therapeutic decision-making needs to be studied further...
  52. doi request reprint The natural history of gastrointestinal subepithelial tumors arising from muscularis propria: an endoscopic ultrasound survey
    Mauro Bruno
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:821-5. 2009
    ..Aim of this study was to evaluate the natural course of benign-appearing lesions originating from muscularis propria in organs where GISTs significantly overcome leiomyomas...
  53. ncbi request reprint Overlap syndromes of autoimmune hepatitis: what is known so far
    Marilena Durazzo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 48:423-30. 2003
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Antiglycan antibodies as serological markers in the differential diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease
    Daniele Simondi
    Department of Gastrohepatology, San Giovanni Battista Hospital of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:645-51. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of recently developed antiglycan serological tests in clinical practice for the diagnosis of Crohn's disease...
  55. ncbi request reprint Association of Helicobacter pylori infection with ischemic stroke of non-cardiac origin: the BAT.MA.N. project study
    Antonio Ponzetto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:631-4. 2002
    ..The aim of this case-controlled study was to evaluate the prevalence of H. pylori infection in patients with acute ischemic stroke not related to cardiac causes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in patients with autoimmune hepatitis
    Marilena Durazzo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 47:380-3. 2002
    ..28). The difference was not statistically significant either in female or male patients. In conclusion, the prevalence of H. pylori infection in patients and controls was similar in our study of patients with chronic autoimmune hepatitis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Infection by Helicobacter pylori and acute myocardial infarction. Do cytotoxic strains make a difference?
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    New Microbiol 25:315-21. 2002
    ..The classical risk factors for coronary disease were present in the patients with AMI irrespective of H. pylori status...
  58. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in cirrhotic patients with hepatitis B virus infection
    A Ponzetto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ospedale S Giovanni Battista, c so Bramante 88, 10126, Torino, Italy
    Neth J Med 56:206-10. 2000
    ..pylori were present in 40/45 (89%) patients and 183/310 (59%) blood donors (P<0.001). This very high prevalence of H. pylori may explain the frequent occurrence of gastroduodenal ulcer in cirrhotic patients. (See Editorial p. 203)..
  59. doi request reprint Role of bowel ultrasound as a predictor of surgical recurrence of Crohn's disease
    Teresa Cammarota
    Department of Radiology, Radiologia 5, AOU S Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 48:552-5. 2013
    ..In Crohn's disease natural history, about 80% of the patients require surgery, which is not curative: unfortunately, the disease recurs in many patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Temporary placement of an expandable polyester silicone-covered stent for treatment of refractory benign esophageal strictures
    Alessandro Repici
    Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition, Molinette Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:513-9. 2004
    ..The present study assessed the safety and the efficacy of temporary placement of the new expandable polyester silicone-covered stent for management of problematic esophageal strictures...
  61. ncbi request reprint Commonalities and differences between Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis: the genetic clues to their interpretation
    Giovanni C Actis
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Ospedale Gradenigo, Torino, Italy
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 10:447-54. 2011
    ..In this review we touched on two pathways that make true susceptibility genes for inflammatory bowel diseases; gene loci that confer specific risk for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease were discussed in detail...
  62. doi request reprint Helicobacters and extragastric diseases
    Rinaldo Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Helicobacter 14:58-68. 2009
    ..pylori eradication. There is also growing evidence of the role of H. pylori in other diseases, including ischemic heart disease even though results are not conclusive...
  63. ncbi request reprint Re-treatment with interferon-beta of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Rinaldo Pellicano
    U O A D U Gastro Hepatology, Hospital S Giovanni Battista Molinette, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:1377-82. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of interferon-beta (IFN-beta) in the re-treatment of patients with chronic hepatitis C who did not respond to IFN-alpha monotherapy...
  64. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic cancer imaging: the new role of endoscopic ultrasound
    Claudio De Angelis
    Gastrohepatology Department, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Turin Turin, Italy
    JOP 8:85-97. 2007
    ..In the near future, there will be great opportunities for the development of diagnostic and therapeutic EUS and pancreatic cancer could be the best testing ground...
  65. ncbi request reprint An update on AIDS-related cholangiopathy
    C De Angelis
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 55:79-82. 2009
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection with proton pump inhibitor-based triple therapy. A randomised study
    F Palmas
    UOADU Gastro Hepatology, Ospedale S Giovanni Battista Molinette, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 44:145-7. 2002
    ..Our aim was to compare cure rates of H. pylori infection, with a 1-week triple therapy versus 10 and 15 day triple schedules, in patients with DU...
  67. ncbi request reprint Previous tuberculosis, hepatitis C virus and lichen planus. A report of 10 cases, a causal or casual link?
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 42:77-81. 2000
    ..In clinical practice the patients with chronic liver disease and HCV infection can also suffer from severe extrahepatic manifestations, including lichen planus...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Gastroenterology outpatient clinic of the Molinette Hospital (Turin, Italy): the 2003-2006 report]
    R Pellicano
    Ambulatori di Gastro Epatologia, S C D U Gastro Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, San Giovanni Battista, Molinette, Torino, Italy
    Minerva Med 98:19-23. 2007
    ..In this facility, the management is based on a work team organization that follows cohorts of patients with specific pathologies...
  69. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and asthma: would be possible to improve therapy on the basis of what is now known?
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 46:135-40. 2004
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Potential link between Helicobacter pylori and ischemic heart disease: does the bacterium elicit thrombosis?
    S Fagoonee
    Department of Biology, Biochemistry and Genetics and Molecular Biotechnology Center, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 101:121-5. 2010
    ..This aggregate formation was abrogated by antibodies against specific adhesion molecules (L- and P-selectin). The future challenge is to gain more knowledge in this field and to translate these information into clinical practice...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Ischemic cardiovascular diseases. Correlation with Helicobacter pylori infection]
    R Pellicano
    UOADU Gastro Epatologia Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista Molinette, Torino
    Minerva Cardioangiol 48:467-73. 2000
    ..pylori has a causal role in the pathogenesis of acute myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Lithiasis of the gallbladder and biliary ducts: from epidemiology to therapy]
    R Pellicano
    UOADU Gastro Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, San Giovanni Battista Molinette, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 92:227-43. 2001
    ..Indication to surgical ablation is a symptomatic or complicated cholelithiasis, or the history of obstructive pancreatitis. A preventive cholecystectomy can be useful for precancerous lesions...
  73. ncbi request reprint Instruments and accessories for diagnostic endoscopic ultrasound (radial scanning and miniprobes)
    C De Angelis
    Department of Gastrohepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 98:253-60. 2007
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint [Helicobacter pylori and headache: a minireview]
    R Pellicano
    S C D U Gastro Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista, Molinette, Torino, Italy
    Minerva Med 98:37-41. 2007
    ..Further investigations should focalize on particular subgroups of patients and, encouraged from data produced by intervention studies, evaluate the long-term benefit of eradication...
  75. ncbi request reprint Assessment of liver fibrosis in the clinical setting: something is changing?
    M Berrutti
    Unit of Gastro Hepatology, S Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 53:111-4. 2007
    ..Since its use in the clinical setting is of great interest, further studies should define the exact role of this procedure...
  76. ncbi request reprint EUS in gastroenterology. New challenges after Turin 2007
    C De Angelis
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Corso Bramante 88, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 54:123-4. 2008
  77. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonography in hepatology: focus on portal hypertension
    C De Angelis
    Department of Gastro Epatology, San Giovanni Battista Molinette, Hospital, Corso Bramante 88, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 54:131-9. 2008
    ..Despite having this amount of information, there is lack of scientific evidence that EUS imaging and EUS-assisted therapy can have a clear-cut clinical impact and affect patients outcome...
  78. ncbi request reprint [Intestinal metaplasia, dysplasia, gastric cancer and Helicobacter pylori: epidemiological observations]
    R Pellicano
    SCDU Gastro Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista, Torino, Italy
    Minerva Med 96:1-10. 2005
    ..pylori and GC are discussed. Prospective cohort studies and interventional trials focused on the effects of H. pylori eradication on lesions predisposing to GC should be performed in order to provide further data...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Helicobacter pylori and gastro-esophageal reflux disease: clinical considerations]
    M Berrutti
    S C D U Gastro Epatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista, Molinette, Torino
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 53:153-6. 2007
    ..pylori infection in order to modify the natural history of GERD. In this review, the authors report the main updated considerations regarding this matter...
  80. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with Hepatitis C Virus positive chronic liver diseases
    A Ponzetto
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin
    New Microbiol 26:321-8. 2003
    ..pylori) infection. We report the seroprevalence of antibodies to H. pylori in 179 patients with Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)-related chronic active hepatitis and cirrhosis...
  81. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter infection and cirrhosis in hepatitis C virus carriage: is it an innocent bystander or a troublemaker?
    A Ponzetto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital San Giovanni Battista, Torino, Italy
    Med Hypotheses 54:275-7. 2000
    ..Together, these findings support the proposal that H. pylori is implicated in the pathogenesis and progression of cirrhosis, particularly in HCV-infected individuals. Involvement of Helicobacter spp. in HCC also seems highly possible...
  82. ncbi request reprint [Gastroesophageal reflux disease and chest pain]
    R Pellicano
    Azienda Ospedaliera, S. Giovanni Battista, Molinette, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 49:197-209. 2001
    ..Patients with non-cardiac chest pain of unknown origin should be carefully screened for the occurrence of GERD...
  83. ncbi request reprint Chronic Helicobacter pylori infection and migraine: a case-control study
    L Pinessi
    Neurology III-Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Headache 40:836-9. 2000
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Our study suggests that chronic Helicobacter pylori infection is not more frequent in patients with migraine than in controls and that infection does not modify clinical features of the disease...
  84. doi request reprint The 17-year single-center experience with the use of azathioprine to maintain remission in ulcerative colitis
    Giovanni C Actis
    Department of Digestive Disease and Nutrition, Ospedale Molinette, c so Bramante 88, Torino, Italy
    Biomed Pharmacother 63:362-5. 2009
    ..By contrast, the toxicity rates were higher than expected. Failure to genotype or to use escalating AZA doses can only be hypothesized as causes...
  85. pmc Potential applications of germline cell-derived pluripotent stem cells in organ regeneration
    Sharmila Fagoonee
    University of Turin, Italy
    Organogenesis 7:116-22. 2011
    ..Potential problems related to their use are also highlighted...
  86. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and diabetes
    V Ojetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Med 101:115-9. 2010
    ..pylori strain selection. Finally, a higher H. pylori re-infection rate in DM patients than in general population has been shown...
  87. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seropositivity in patients with unstable angina
    R Pellicano
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 44:605-9. 2003
    ..The pathogenesis of ischemic heart diseases has been correlated, on epidemiological and pathogenetic grounds, with infections by viruses and bacteria, including Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). The..
  88. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    L Dughera
    Service of Motility and Digestive Endoscopy, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 53:143-52. 2007
    ..Manometry is mandatory prior to any surgical approach and to verify motility disorders that could be associated to GERD...
  89. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori eradication: metronidazole or tinidazole? Data from Turin, Italy
    M Berrutti
    Department of Gastro Hepatology DU, S Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 54:355-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this randomized study was to assess the efficacy of a metronidazole-based versus a tinidazole-based treatment, in naïve patients with H. pylori infection...
  90. ncbi request reprint Role of Helicobacter pylori infection in peptic ulcer haemorrhage
    A Morgando
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 97:47-50. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine both the prevalence of H. pylori infection and NSAIDs consumption in PUH and their prognostic importance...
  91. ncbi request reprint Use of corticosteroids, immunomodulators, and infliximab at a third-level Day-Hospital Service of Gastro-Hepatology
    G C Actis
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 54:239-42. 2008
    ..Third-level Day-Hospital Services of Gastro-Hepatology are likely to recruit patients with an increased disease severity. The burden of request for immunomodulation drugs is presently unclear...
  92. ncbi request reprint Potential relationship between Helicobacter pylori and ischemic heart disease: any pathogenic model?
    M Berrutti
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, S Giovanni Battista Hospital Molinette, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 50:161-3. 2008
    ..In conclusion, because IHD is a multifactorial disease, it is evident that H. pylori is not the only cause. Thus, the definition of H. pylori or other infectious agents as culprits requires a multidisciplinary approach...
  93. pmc Endoscopic ultrasonography for pancreatic cancer: current and future perspectives
    Claudio De Angelis
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Endoscopy and Endosonography Center, San Giovanni Battista Hospital Molinette, University of Turin, Italy
    J Gastrointest Oncol 4:220-30. 2013
    ..In the near future there will be great opportunities for the development of diagnostic and therapeutic EUS and pancreatic pathology could be the best testing bench...
  94. ncbi request reprint The esophageal chest pain. An update for clinicians
    M Durazzo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 44:61-7. 2002
    ..Patients with non-cardiac chest pain of unknown origin should be carefully screened for the occurrence of esophageal disorders but further research is needed to clarify the role of the latter on the pathogenesis of this symptom...
  95. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cirrhotic patients
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Dig Surg 18:449-52. 2001
    ..Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the procedure of choice for symptomatic cholelithiasis. A study to evaluate the benefits and risks of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cirrhotic patients was performed...
  96. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and dementia. Which consistency for an association?
    M Berrutti
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 49:227-30. 2007
    ..pylori and dementia...
  97. ncbi request reprint The journey from hepatitis to hepatocellular carcinoma. Bridging role of Helicobacter species
    S Fagoonee
    Department of Biology Biochemistry and Genetics, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 43:279-82. 2001
    ..Future research is needed to clarify the importance of Helicobacter spp. in respect to the other pathogens already known as causative agents of chronic inflammation of the liver and its long term sequelae, namely cirrhosis and HCC...
  98. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of oral beclomethasone dipropionate for ileal or ileal-right colon Crohn's disease of mild-to-moderate activity or in remission: Retrospective study
    M Astegiano
    SC Gastro Epatologia DU, Ospedale S Giovanni Battista, Molinette C so Bramante 88, Torino, Italy
    Biomed Pharmacother 61:370-6. 2007
    ..These results clearly suggest that oral BDP coated tablets are effective and safe for treatment of mild-to-moderate Crohn's disease of ileal or ileal-right colonic localisation...
  99. ncbi request reprint Mixed cryoglobulinaemia and chronic hepatitis C virus infection: the rheumatic manifestations
    N Leone
    Department of Gastroenterology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    J Med Virol 66:200-3. 2002
    ..These results suggest that HCV infection should be considered in the differential diagnosis of rheumatological symptoms of unknown origin...