G Riccioni

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant vitamin supplementation in asthma
    Graziano Riccioni
    Human Nutrition, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 37:96-101. 2007
  2. doi request reprint ADMA/SDMA in Elderly Subjects with Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis: Values and Site-Specific Association
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo De Lellis, San Camillo De Lellis, Manfredonia, 71043 Foggia, Italy
    Int J Mol Sci 15:6391-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint The benefits of ivabradine are independent of resting heart rate
    Graziano Riccioni
    Intensive Cardiology Care Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Future Cardiol 9:313-5. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Ivabradine: the hope for a good treatment of ischemic heart disease
    G Riccioni
    Intensive Cardiology Care Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 20:1817-23. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Ivabradine improves all aspects of quality of life assessed with the 36-item short form health survey in subjects with chronic ischemic heart disease compared with beta-blockers
    G Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Italy
    Pharmacology 91:35-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Ivabradine: an intelligent drug for the treatment of ischemic heart disease
    Graziano Riccioni
    Intensive Cardiology Care Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, via Isonzo, 71043 Foggia, Italy
    Molecules 17:13592-604. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Carotenoids and vitamins C and E in the prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 82:15-26. 2012
  8. pmc Leukotrienes as modifiers of preclinical atherosclerosis?
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:490968. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Rosuvastatin effect on intima media thickness in adult vs elderly patients
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 4:2718-21. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Novel phytonutrient contributors to antioxidant protection against cardiovascular disease
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Nutrition 28:605-10. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant vitamin supplementation in asthma
    Graziano Riccioni
    Human Nutrition, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 37:96-101. 2007
    ..The aim of this short review is to summarize current knowledge regarding the relations between antioxidant vitamins and the treatment of bronchial asthma...
  2. doi request reprint ADMA/SDMA in Elderly Subjects with Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis: Values and Site-Specific Association
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo De Lellis, San Camillo De Lellis, Manfredonia, 71043 Foggia, Italy
    Int J Mol Sci 15:6391-8. 2014
    ..001). High serum concentrations of ADMA and SDMA were associated with carotid atherosclerotic lesions as measured by CIMT ad plaque and may represent a new marker of asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis in elderly subjects. ..
  3. doi request reprint The benefits of ivabradine are independent of resting heart rate
    Graziano Riccioni
    Intensive Cardiology Care Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Future Cardiol 9:313-5. 2013
    ..These benefits are independent of baseline HR, both at rest and during physical exercise, confirming that HR reduction with IVA is beneficial in all patients, even with β-blocker therapy, if their resting HR is above 60 bpm...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ivabradine: the hope for a good treatment of ischemic heart disease
    G Riccioni
    Intensive Cardiology Care Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 20:1817-23. 2013
    ..More recently, IVA has been highly recommended to be used in patients with CAD in association with β-blockers. This review highlights the importance of IVA in the treatment of ischemic heart disease...
  5. doi request reprint Ivabradine improves all aspects of quality of life assessed with the 36-item short form health survey in subjects with chronic ischemic heart disease compared with beta-blockers
    G Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Italy
    Pharmacology 91:35-8. 2013
    ..IVA treatment significantly improves all aspects of QOL in patients with CSAP, unlike β-blocker treatment. This improvement is associated with a greater reduction in HR...
  6. doi request reprint Ivabradine: an intelligent drug for the treatment of ischemic heart disease
    Graziano Riccioni
    Intensive Cardiology Care Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, via Isonzo, 71043 Foggia, Italy
    Molecules 17:13592-604. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to point out the usefulness of IVA in the treatment of ischemic heart disease...
  7. doi request reprint Carotenoids and vitamins C and E in the prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 82:15-26. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to examine the published studies regarding the effect of vitamins (C and E) and beta-carotene supplementation in the prevention of CVD due to atherosclerosis...
  8. pmc Leukotrienes as modifiers of preclinical atherosclerosis?
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:490968. 2012
    ..The aim of this short paper is to focus on the relation between preclinical atherosclerosis and leukotrienes, with particular attention to the recent development on the use of leukotriene modifiers in the treatment of atherosclerosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rosuvastatin effect on intima media thickness in adult vs elderly patients
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 4:2718-21. 2012
    ..The treatment of asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis defined by CIMT started in the adult age is more effective...
  10. doi request reprint Novel phytonutrient contributors to antioxidant protection against cardiovascular disease
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Nutrition 28:605-10. 2012
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  11. ncbi request reprint Vitamin C and E consumption and coronary heart disease in men
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 4:373-80. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to examine the studies published in literature which report the effect of supplementation with antioxidant vitamins (C,E) in the primary and secondary prevention of CVD in men due to atherosclerotic process...
  12. pmc Marine carotenoids and oxidative stress
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, via Isonzo, Manfredonia, Foggia 71043, Italy Email Tel 39 0882 227022
    Mar Drugs 10:116-8. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Aliskiren, the first approved renin inhibitor: Clinical application and safety in the treatment of hypertension
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Adv Ther 26:700-10. 2009
    ..The aim of this review is to describe the effectiveness and safety of aliskerin in the treatment of hypertension...
  14. ncbi request reprint Carotenoids and cardiovascular disease
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia FG, Italy
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 11:434-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this review is to examine the published studies about the use of carotenoids, especially lycopene and astaxanthin, in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases...
  15. pmc Leukotrienes in atherosclerosis: new target insights and future therapy perspectives
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Mediators Inflamm 2009:737282. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Circulating plasma antioxidants, inflammatory markers and asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis in end-stage renal disease patients: a case control study
    G Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:327-34. 2010
    ..A regular intake of foods rich in antioxidant vitamins with low fat concentrations may slow the progression of atherosclerotic process in this group of patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Statins and carotid intima-media thickness reduction: an up-to-date review
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 16:1799-805. 2009
    ..The aim of this review is to explore the effectiveness of several used statins on carotid intima-media thickness regression...
  18. doi request reprint Relationship between plasma antioxidant concentrations and carotid intima-media thickness: the Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerotic Disease In Manfredonia Study
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:351-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis, as defined by carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), and inflammatory markers, plasma lipids and serum antioxidant vitamins...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of antihypertensive drugs on carotid intima media thickness: an up-to-date review
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Care Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 16:988-96. 2009
    ..This review explores the effectiveness of antihypertensive drugs in preventing CIMT progression and/or regression...
  20. doi request reprint Focus on ivabradine: a new heart rate-controlling drug
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, via Isonzo, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7:107-13. 2009
    ..This article aims to provide a research update regarding this new drug, based on a literature search...
  21. doi request reprint Ivabradine: beyond heart rate control
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Adv Ther 26:12-24. 2009
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  22. doi request reprint Plasma antioxidants and asymptomatic carotid atherosclerotic disease
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 53:86-90. 2008
    ..Published studies on the association between antioxidant vitamins and carotenoids and carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) have been inconclusive...
  23. doi request reprint Leukotriene modifiers in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    J Leukoc Biol 84:1374-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this short review is to summarize the state of present research about LT modifier treatment in CV disease...
  24. ncbi request reprint Leukotrienes and atherosclerosis
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Curr Drug Targets 11:882-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this short review is to summarize our current understanding of the role of LTs and their receptors in the genesis and progression of atherosclerosis and review the recent developments on the use of antagonists...
  25. doi request reprint Ivabradine: from molecular basis to clinical effectiveness
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Adv Ther 27:160-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this short review is to describe the regulation of HR and If current with IVA, and some beneficial effects of this medication in patients with coronary artery disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Role of leptin in anorexia nervosa]
    G Riccioni
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italia
    Clin Ter 154:401-4. 2003
    ..The aim of our work has been to point out the possible interactions between leptina and the development and progression of anorexia nervosa, on the basis of recent works and reviews in medical literature...
  27. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular noncompaction cardiomyopathy
    G Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 25:679-81. 2011
    ..We present the case report of a 58-year-old man with ILVNC...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lycopene and preclinical carotid atherosclerosis
    G Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 25:435-41. 2011
    ..These data suggest that higher serum levels of lycopene may play a protective role versus cardiovascular diseases, in particular carotid atherosclerosis...
  29. doi request reprint Effect of 2-year treatment with low-dose rosuvastatin on intima-media thickness in hypercholesterolemic subjects with asymptomatic carotid artery disease
    Graziano Riccioni
    San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Cardiology Unit, via Isonzo, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:2599-604. 2011
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of rosuvastatin 10 mg/day on cIMT over a 2-year follow-up...
  30. pmc Marine carotenoids and cardiovascular risk markers
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, via Isonzo, Manfredonia, Foggia 71043, Italy
    Mar Drugs 9:1166-75. 2011
    ..The aim of this short review is to examine the published studies concerning the use of the two marine carotenoids, astaxanthin and fucoxanthin, in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effect of pharmacological treatment on ADMA in patients with heart failure
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 3:1310-4. 2011
    ..In critically ill patients with acute congestive HF acute renal impairment function and the modulation of NOS determine plasma ADMA/SDMA levels after therapy...
  32. doi request reprint Ivabradine: recent and potential applications in clinical practice
    Graziano Riccioni
    Intensive Cardiology Care Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia FG, Italia
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:443-50. 2011
    ..Ivabradine is a pure heart-rate-lowering agent with well-documented antianginal and anti-ischemic properties comparable to well-established anti-anginal agents...
  33. ncbi request reprint Carotenoids and asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis
    G Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 24:447-52. 2010
    ..Encouraging adequate intakes of antioxidant carotenoids may provide an important public health service...
  34. doi request reprint Aliskiren in the treatment of hypertension and organ damage
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Cardiovasc Ther 29:77-87. 2011
    ..This review examines the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of aliskiren, and considers the evidence for the potential organ protection benefits of this treatment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Relationship between asymmetric dimethylarginine and asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis
    G Riccioni
    San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 24:351-8. 2010
    ..001). High serum concentrations of ADMA were associated with early carotid atherosclerotic lesions as measured by CIMT and represent a new marker of asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis...
  36. doi request reprint Aliskiren: beyond blood pressure reduction
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo Hospital, via Isonzo, 71043 Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 19:1265-74. 2010
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  37. ncbi request reprint Rosuvastatin reduces intima-media thickness in hypercholesterolemic subjects with asymptomatic carotid artery disease: the Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerotic Disease in Manfredonia (ACADIM) Study
    Graziano Riccioni
    San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Cardiology Unit, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:2403-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether a reduction in CIMT could be seen with only 16 weeks of treatment with rosuvastatin (10 mg/day)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of lycopene in cardiovascular disease
    G Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 12:183-90. 2008
    ..The present short review aims to evaluate the beneficial effect of lycopene in the prevention of cardiovascular disease...
  39. doi request reprint Antioxidant plasma concentration and supplementation in carotid intima media thickness
    Graziano Riccioni
    Unit of Intensive Cardiology, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:723-9. 2008
    ..This review synthesizes the published literature regarding antioxidant vitamins plasma concentration and supplementation and carotid intima media thickness...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Identification of macronutrients and some oligoelements in "molisano" Tuber aestivum truffles]
    G Riccioni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italia
    Clin Ter 155:363-5. 2004
    ..A pathological concentration of heavy metals has not been found...
  41. ncbi request reprint Advances in therapy with antileukotriene drugs
    Graziano Riccioni
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 34:379-87. 2004
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  42. ncbi request reprint Food-intake and nutrients pattern in Italian adult male subjects
    G Riccioni
    Human Nutrition, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italia
    Clin Ter 155:283-6. 2004
    ..01). The alimentary habits of the examined subjects did not present significant disequilibrium and evidenced a regular and good intake of micronutrients with anti-oxidative and anti-neoplastic activity...
  43. ncbi request reprint Review: Pharmacological treatment of airway remodeling: inhaled corticosteroids or antileukotrienes?
    Graziano Riccioni
    Unit of Human Nutrition, Department of Biomedical Sciences, d Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 34:138-42. 2004
    ..The aim of this brief review is to delineate the effects of inhaled corticosteroids and antileukotriene drugs on inflammation and remodeling...
  44. ncbi request reprint An update of the leukotriene modulators for the treatment of asthma
    Graziano Riccioni
    G D Annunzio University, Department of Biomedical Science, Via dei Vestini 66013, 66100 Chieti, Italy
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 13:763-76. 2004
    ..For this reason the recent Global Initiative for Asthma Guidelines allocate this drug to the second and third steps of asthma treatment...
  45. ncbi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome and bronchial hyperresponsiveness: is there a link?
    G Riccioni
    Division of Human Nutrition, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Digestion 69:185-9. 2004
    ..Many studies have demonstrated a high prevalence of bronchial hyperresponsiveness in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The aim of this 24-month prospective study was to evaluate the prevalence of IBS in asthmatic patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Leptin and hypothalamus-hypophysis-thyroid axis]
    G Riccioni
    Human Nutrition, Departement of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Clin Ter 155:29-31. 2004
    ..Neuroendocrine effects of leptin include effects on the HPT and HPA axis. The aim of this work is to evaluated the interactions between leptina and HPT axis on the basis of recent published works and reviews in literature...
  47. ncbi request reprint Quality of Life and clinical symptoms in asthmatic subjects
    G Riccioni
    Respiratory Pathophysiology Center, Department of Internal Medicine and Aging, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    J Asthma 41:85-9. 2004
    ..Quality of Life (QoL) measurements are more responsive to clinically significant changes than conventional clinical measures. The aim of the study was to evaluate the relationship between asthma symptoms and QoL in asthmatic patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of bronchial asthma in patients with endoscopically-documented esophagitis
    G Riccioni
    Human Nutrition Division, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 34:94-8. 2004
    ..Chronic cough represents an important symptom of asthma in subjects with esophagitis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Bronchial hyperresponsiveness and quality of life in asthmatics
    G Riccioni
    Respiratory Pathophysiology Center, Department of Internal Medicine and Aging, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Respiration 70:496-9. 2003
    ..Quality of Life (QoL) measurements are more responsive to clinically significant changes that are not evaluated by conventional clinical measures...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comparison of montelukast and budesonide on bronchial reactivity in subjects with mild-moderate persistent asthma
    G Riccioni
    Department of Internal Medicine and Aging, Respiratory Pathophysiology Center, University of Chieti, Italy
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 16:111-4. 2003
    ..While currently low dose ICS remains the reference drug as a controller in mild-moderate persistent asthma, montelukast may be viewed as a possible option, either in monotherapy or in association...
  51. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic plaque formation and risk factors
    G Riccioni
    Unit of Human Nutrition, University G D Annunzio, School of Medicine, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 16:25-31. 2003
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  52. ncbi request reprint [Effectiveness and safety of montelukast versus budesonide at various doses on bronchial reactivity in subjects with mild persistent asthma]
    G Riccioni
    Unita di Nutrizione Umana, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italia
    Clin Ter 153:317-21. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of montelukast versus budesonide at different doses on bronchial reactivity in mild-asthmatic adult patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Tapering dose of inhaled budesonide in subjects with mild-to-moderate persistent asthma treated with montelukast: a 16-week single-blind randomized study
    Graziano Riccioni
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of G d Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 35:285-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, in patients with mild-moderate persistent asthma, MON therapy is useful in tapering the dose of IS in order to reduce its side effects and to maintain the clinical stability of the disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and severity of airway obstruction in an Italian adult population
    G Riccioni
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 63:88-92. 2005
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  55. ncbi request reprint The role of selenium, zinc and antioxidant vitamin supplementation in the treatment of bronchial asthma: adjuvant therapy or not?
    Graziano Riccioni
    Human Nutrition, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G d Annunzio Chieti, Italy
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 14:1145-55. 2005
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  56. ncbi request reprint Antileukotriene drugs: clinical application, effectiveness and safety
    G Riccioni
    Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 14:1966-77. 2007
    ..The aim of this review is to show the most recent applications and effectiveness in clinical practice of the LTRAs...
  57. ncbi request reprint Compliance therapy with anti-inflammatory antiasthmatic drugs: inhaled corticosteroids and leukotriene receptor antagonists
    G Riccioni
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italia
    Clin Ter 158:363-70. 2007
    ..The aim of this review is to focus on the compliance in the treatment of asthma and the use of antiinflammatory therapies with inhaled corticosteroids and leukotriene receptor antagonist drugs...
  58. ncbi request reprint Reduction of intima-media thickness in subjects with asymptomatic carotid disease: two cases from the Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis DIsease Manfredonia Study (ACADIM Study)
    G Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Clin Ter 158:431-3. 2007
    ..ROS represents an efficacious IMT-lowering agent of the statin class. The two presented case reports confirm the benefit of ROS in the IMT reduction in subjects with normal LDL-C values...
  59. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant vitamin supplementation in cardiovascular diseases
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, and Human Nutrition, Laboratory of Biostatistics, Biomedical Sciences Department, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 37:89-95. 2007
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  60. ncbi request reprint The role of the antioxidant vitamin supplementation in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases
    Graziano Riccioni
    S Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Cardiology Unit, Via G De Rogatis, 12 CP 188, 71016 San Severo FG, via Isonzo, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 16:25-32. 2007
    ..This review examines the studies published in the literature that document the effect of supplementation with antioxidant vitamins (A, C and E) in the primary and secondary prevention of CVD due to an atherosclerosis process...
  61. ncbi request reprint Plasma lycopene concentration is low in subjects with stable asthma
    G Riccioni
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Human Nutrition, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Allergy 61:1371-2. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint Is nasal polyposis a determinant of bronchial hyperresponsiveness and altered quality of life in asthmatic subjects? A case-control study
    Graziano Riccioni
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 36:170-3. 2006
    ..This study shows that the presence of NP did not impair the QoL of asthmatic patients, as indicated by the items included in the AQLQ questionnaire...
  63. ncbi request reprint Community acquired pneumonia in internal medicine: a one-year retrospective study based on pneumonia severity index
    G Riccioni
    Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 18:575-86. 2005
    ..This approach is not yet widely implemented in Italy, and a better dialogue between hospital and health system representatives would be convenient, to reduce costs and ensure the safety of patients affected by CAP...
  64. ncbi request reprint Plasma lycopene and antioxidant vitamins in asthma: the PLAVA study
    G Riccioni
    Human Nutrition, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, and Respiratory Pathophysiology Center, SS Annunziata Hospital, Chieti, Italy
    J Asthma 44:429-32. 2007
    ..Scientific evidence suggests that lycopene and antioxidant vitamins have significant antioxidant and protective effects...
  65. ncbi request reprint Effect of natural allergen exposure on non-specific bronchial reactivity in asthmatic farmers
    M Di Gioacchino
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 270:43-8. 2001
    ..The level of allergen exposure is, in fact, the main factor that determines the severity of bronchial inflammation, thus affecting NSBR...
  66. ncbi request reprint Large waist circumference and risk of hypertension
    M T Guagnano
    Department of Internal Medicine and Aging, Chieti University, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1360-4. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The waist circumference seems to have a strong association with the risk of hypertension, principally by the ambulatory BP monitoring, when compared with casual BP measurement...
  67. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variability of non-specific bronchial responsiveness in asthmatic patients with allergy to house dust mites
    G Riccioni
    Respiratory Physiopathology Center, G. D'Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 22:5-9. 2001
    ..However, mite- and grass-allergic patients had wider variations of NSBR, possibly reflecting changes in seasonal pollen concentration...
  68. doi request reprint One-year treatment with rosuvastatin reduces intima-media thickness in 45 hypercholesterolemic subjects with asymptomatic carotid artery disease
    Graziano Riccioni
    Cardiology Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Italy griccioni hotmail com
    Pharmacology 85:63-7. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate whether a reduction in CIMT could be seen with 1-year treatment with rosuvastatin (10 mg/day)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Effect of the two different leukotriene receptor antagonists, montelukast and zafirlukast, on quality of life: a 12-week randomized study
    Graziano Riccioni
    Human Nutrition, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 25:445-8. 2004
    ..7, significantly lower than 5.6 (p < 0.05). The results did not show many differences between the two treatments, showing significant improvement for both MON and ZAF on QOL...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Antileukotrienes in the therapy of bronchial asthma]
    Graziano Riccioni
    Recenti Prog Med 94:509-15. 2003
    ..The available clinical data suggest that anti-LTs should be considered as a therapeutic option or as additive therapy in patients with mild to severe asthma...
  71. ncbi request reprint ADMA, SDMA, L-Arginine and nitric oxide in allergic pediatric bronchial asthma
    G Riccioni
    Cardiology Care Unit, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Manfredonia, Foggia, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 26:561-6. 2012
    ..18 vs 4.2 micromol/L; p less than 0.001). Low plasma concentrations of ADMA, SDMA, L-ARG and high concentration of FeNO are associated with bronchial asthma and indicate an important role in airway disease through NO metabolism...
  72. ncbi request reprint Association between serum leptin levels and 24-hour blood pressure in obese women
    Maria T Guagnano
    Department of Internal Medicine and Aging, University of Chieti, Italy
    Obes Res 11:549-55. 2003
    ..To assess the relationship between serum leptin and 24-hour blood pressure (BP) in obese women, according to body fat distribution...
  73. ncbi request reprint Role of flavonoids and vitamins in cancer
    Maria Luisa Castellani
    Department of Medicine and Aging, Medical School, University of Chieti Pescara, Via dei Vestini, Chieti, Italy
    Riv Biol 100:39-54. 2007
    ..In some studies flavonoids and/or vitamins were found to reduce the predisposition to develop tumours in animals and humans. In conclusion, in this review we describe the role of flavonoids and vitamins in cancer...
  74. ncbi request reprint Integrated control of hypertension, dyslipidemia and carotid atherosclerosis in the reduction of cardiovascular risk
    Graziano Riccioni
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 5:371-4. 2007