M Montagnana

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi HE4 in ovarian cancer: from discovery to clinical application
    M Montagnana
    Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory, Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Adv Clin Chem 55:1-20. 2011
  2. doi Coffee intake and cardiovascular disease: virtue does not take center stage
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Biochimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e della Riproduzione, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 38:164-77. 2012
  3. pmc The Renalase Asp37Glu polymorphism is not associated with hypertension and cardiovascular events in an urban-based prospective cohort: the Malmö Diet and cancer study
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Med Genet 13:57. 2012
  4. doi Evaluation of biological variation of glycated albumin (GA) and fructosamine in healthy subjects
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Biochimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e della Riproduzione, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 423:1-4. 2013
  5. doi The role of osteoprotegerin in cardiovascular disease
    Martina Montagnana
    Chemistry and Clinical Microscopy Section, Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Italy
    Ann Med 45:254-64. 2013
  6. doi Thrombosis and occlusion of vascular access in hemodialyzed patients
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Biochimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e della Riproduzione, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 37:946-54. 2011
  7. pmc Relationship between ABO blood group and von Willebrand factor levels: from biology to clinical implications
    Massimo Franchini
    Servizio di Immunoematologia e Trasfusione Centro Emofilia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Thromb J 5:14. 2007
  8. ncbi Postoperative variation of C-reactive protein and procalcitonin in patients with gastrointestinal cancer
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Lab 55:187-92. 2009
  9. ncbi Reference ranges and diagnostic thresholds of laboratory markers of cardiac damage and dysfunction in a population of apparently healthy black Africans
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:714-6. 2008
  10. doi Disseminated intravascular coagulation in obstetric and gynecologic disorders
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 36:404-18. 2010

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Publications114 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi HE4 in ovarian cancer: from discovery to clinical application
    M Montagnana
    Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory, Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Adv Clin Chem 55:1-20. 2011
    ..This chapter will review the current knowledge on biologic and clinical applications of ovarian cancer biomarkers, with particular emphasis on the newly proposed marker, HE4...
  2. doi Coffee intake and cardiovascular disease: virtue does not take center stage
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Biochimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e della Riproduzione, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 38:164-77. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc The Renalase Asp37Glu polymorphism is not associated with hypertension and cardiovascular events in an urban-based prospective cohort: the Malmö Diet and cancer study
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Med Genet 13:57. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that these polymorphisms could affect BP levels, hypertension prevalence, and risk of incident cardiovascular events in middle-aged Swedes...
  4. doi Evaluation of biological variation of glycated albumin (GA) and fructosamine in healthy subjects
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Biochimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e della Riproduzione, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 423:1-4. 2013
    ..To investigate the analytical variation and the degree of individuality of these glycemic markers, we have performed an experimental study under a well designed and standardized protocol...
  5. doi The role of osteoprotegerin in cardiovascular disease
    Martina Montagnana
    Chemistry and Clinical Microscopy Section, Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Italy
    Ann Med 45:254-64. 2013
    ..The aim of this article is to provide an overview of the main biochemical, physiological, and pathological aspects of OPG biology in cardiovascular disease...
  6. doi Thrombosis and occlusion of vascular access in hemodialyzed patients
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Biochimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e della Riproduzione, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 37:946-54. 2011
    ..The aim of this review is to describe the epidemiology and pathogenesis of thrombosis of dialysis vascular access and to discuss the application of therapeutic interventions in prevention and treatment of this clinical problem...
  7. pmc Relationship between ABO blood group and von Willebrand factor levels: from biology to clinical implications
    Massimo Franchini
    Servizio di Immunoematologia e Trasfusione Centro Emofilia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Thromb J 5:14. 2007
    ..In this review, the most recent advances in our understanding of the mechanisms by which ABO blood group determines plasma VWF levels and their clinical impact will be discussed...
  8. ncbi Postoperative variation of C-reactive protein and procalcitonin in patients with gastrointestinal cancer
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Lab 55:187-92. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi Reference ranges and diagnostic thresholds of laboratory markers of cardiac damage and dysfunction in a population of apparently healthy black Africans
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:714-6. 2008
    ....
  10. doi Disseminated intravascular coagulation in obstetric and gynecologic disorders
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 36:404-18. 2010
    ..This article reviews the etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations, laboratory diagnosis, and therapy of pregnancy- and gynecologic-related DIC...
  11. doi The Pro12Ala polymorphism of the PPARG gene is not associated with the metabolic syndrome in an urban population of middle-aged Swedish individuals
    M Montagnana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabet Med 25:902-8. 2008
    ....
  12. doi Evaluation of metalloproteinases 2 and 9 and their inhibitors in physiologic and pre-eclamptic pregnancy
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro 10, Verona, Italy
    J Clin Lab Anal 23:88-92. 2009
    ..We confirm that the modification of the fine balance between MMPs and their inhibitors plays a greater role in the structural and functional vascular changes of women with complicated pregnancies...
  13. doi The utility of serum human epididymis protein 4 (HE4) in patients with a pelvic mass
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Clin Lab Anal 23:331-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the concentration of both HE4 and CA125 in patients with different forms of benign and malign pelvic masses...
  14. ncbi Relationship between matrix metalloproteinases/tissue inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinases systems and autoantibody patterns in systemic sclerosis
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 10, Verona, Italy
    Clin Biochem 40:837-42. 2007
    ..This activity is controlled by tissue inhibitors of MMP (TIMPs). Aim of this study was the evaluation of MMP-9/TIMP-1 and MMP-2/TIMP-2 systems in patients with SSc...
  15. ncbi [New frontiers in noninvasive, prenatal screening and diagnosis: fetal DNA circulating in maternal blood]
    M Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 59:331-41. 2007
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  16. ncbi Relationship between hypomagnesemia and glucose homeostasis
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Italy
    Clin Lab 54:169-72. 2008
    ..Controversial data are available on the relationship between magnesium metabolism and glucose homeostasis...
  17. doi Effect of hemodialysis on traditional and innovative cardiac markers
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Verona, Italy
    J Clin Lab Anal 22:59-65. 2008
    ..Moreover, IMA might be reliably applied to stratify the long-term risk of these patients, but not for diagnosing an ACS during or immediately post-HD...
  18. doi The ROMA (Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm) for estimating the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in women presenting with pelvic mass: is it really useful?
    Martina Montagnana
    Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory, Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:521-5. 2011
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  19. ncbi Glucose challenge test does not predict gestational diabetes mellitus
    Martina Montagnana
    Clinical Chemistry Section, Department of Morphological Biomedical Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Intern Med 47:1171-4. 2008
    ..However, the utility of the glucose challenge test (GCT) remains controversial regarding the diagnostic approach and decision making...
  20. doi Serum pro-inflammatory cytokines in physiological and pre-eclamptic pregnancies
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:113-6. 2008
    ..Pre-eclampsia is a heterogeneous syndrome ranging from mild hypertension and proteinuria to severe pre-eclampsia with complications, which can also be associated with an enhanced maternal inflammatory response...
  21. doi Sudden cardiac death: prevalence, pathogenesis, and prevention
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
    Ann Med 40:360-75. 2008
    ..The aim of the present article is to provide a concise overview of prevalence, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and diagnostic approach to this challenging disorder...
  22. ncbi [Role of biochemical risk factors and markers for the risk of atherosclerosis]
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona
    Recenti Prog Med 99:215-22. 2008
    ..Particularly, biochemical risk factors and markers play a crucial role in all steps of atherosclerosis process, and entail a great relevance in risk stratification and early prevention...
  23. ncbi Evaluation of cardiac laboratory markers in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Martina Montagnana
    Istituto di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Clin Biochem 39:913-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was the evaluation of the early subclinical cardiac involvement in patients with systemic sclerosis by means of non-invasive laboratory cardiac markers...
  24. ncbi Sudden cardiac death in young athletes
    Martina Montagnana
    Clinical Chemistry Section, Department of Morphological Biomedical Sciences, University Hospital of Verona, Italy
    Intern Med 47:1373-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this review was to compile the current knowledge on the prevalence and the most common causes of sudden death in sportsmen, providing an overview of the guidelines for pre-participation screening...
  25. doi Procalcitonin values after dialysis is closely related to type of dialysis membrane
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 10, Verona 37134, Italy
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 69:703-7. 2009
    ..In this setting, procalcitonin (PCT) could be useful for detection of systemic bacterial infections...
  26. doi Vanin-1 T26I polymorphism, hypertension and cardiovascular events in two large urban-based prospective studies in Swedes
    C Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Sweden
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 23:53-60. 2013
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the rs2294757 VNN1 T26I polymorphism could affect blood pressure (BP) levels, hypertension prevalence, and risk of incident cardiovascular events...
  27. doi Acute variation of estimated glomerular filtration rate following a half-marathon run
    G Lippi
    Universita di Verona, Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Sports Med 29:948-51. 2008
    ..These results attest that medium to high strains of running in healthy, middle-aged, trained individuals do not cause renal damage, but a limited and temporary decline in renal function...
  28. doi Acute variation of leucocytes counts following a half-marathon run
    G Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Lab Hematol 32:117-21. 2010
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  29. ncbi Subjects heterozygous for genetic loss of function of the thiazide-sensitive cotransporter have reduced blood pressure
    C Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Hum Mol Genet 17:413-8. 2008
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  30. ncbi Influence of temperature and time before centrifugation of specimens for routine coagulation testing
    G L Salvagno
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Lab Hematol 31:462-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, a 6-h storage of uncentrifuged specimens at either RT or 4 degrees C may still be suitable to achieve results of routine coagulation testing comprised within the analytical quality specifications for desirable bias...
  31. pmc Epigenetic alteration: new insights moving from tissue to plasma - the example of PCDH10 promoter methylation in colorectal cancer
    E Danese
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Verona, Hospital Policlinico G B Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Br J Cancer 109:807-13. 2013
    ....
  32. ncbi Influence of stable, long-term treatment with phenobarbital on the activity of serum alanine aminotransferase and gamma-glutamyltransferase
    G Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Italy
    Br J Biomed Sci 65:132-5. 2008
    ..Moreover, in those patients presenting with high serum GGT activity, it would not be necessary to reduce the dosage, discontinue the drug or change to a different anti-epileptic medication...
  33. doi Acute variation of biochemical markers of muscle damage following a 21-km, half-marathon run
    G Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Italy
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 68:667-72. 2008
    ..Although there is information on biochemical markers of muscle and cardiac damage following strenuous exercise, little is known about the kinetics of these markers in athletes performing sub-maximal exercise...
  34. ncbi Glycaemic control in athletes
    G Lippi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Istituto di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Sports Med 29:7-10. 2008
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  35. ncbi Brand of dipotassium EDTA vacuum tube as a new source of pre-analytical variability in routine haematology testing
    G Lima-Oliveira
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, University of Verona, Italy
    Br J Biomed Sci 70:6-9. 2013
    ..Vacuette; PDW in Venosafe vs. Vacutainer; and HCT and MCV in Vacuette vs. Vacutainer. The use of dipotassium EDTA vacuum tubes from different manufacturers represent a clinically relevant source of variation for HCT, MCV and PDW...
  36. ncbi Analytical performances of the D-dimer assay for the Immulite 2000 automated immunoassay analyser
    G Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
    Int J Lab Hematol 29:415-20. 2007
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  37. ncbi Venous stasis and routine hematologic testing
    G Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Lab Haematol 28:332-7. 2006
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  38. ncbi Lipoprotein[a] and the lipid profile in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Istituto di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 364:345-8. 2006
    ..Little is known so far on the lipid profile of these patients...
  39. ncbi Evaluation of cardiac involvement following major orthopedic surgery
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 44:1340-6. 2006
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  40. ncbi High-workload endurance training may increase serum ischemia-modified albumin concentrations
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Istituto di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 43:741-4. 2005
    ....
  41. doi The V433M variant of the CYP4F2 is associated with ischemic stroke in male Swedes beyond its effect on blood pressure
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Internal Medicine C, Piazza LA Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Hypertension 52:373-80. 2008
    ..A common CYP4F2 V433M polymorphism might increase the risk of incident ischemic stroke in male subjects only partially through its elevating effect on BP. Additional studies are needed to confirm these data...
  42. doi Homozygosity for the EPHX2 K55R polymorphism increases the long-term risk of ischemic stroke in men: a study in Swedes
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Sweden
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 20:94-103. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of four polymorphisms in the EPHX2 gene on blood pressure levels, hypertension prevalence, and risk of incident cardiovascular events in a large sample of middle-aged Swedes...
  43. ncbi The functional variant of the CLC-Kb channel T481S is not associated with blood pressure or hypertension in Swedes
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Sweden
    J Hypertens 25:111-6. 2007
    ..The study aim was to evaluate the association of the T481S polymorphism with blood pressure (BP) levels and the BP progression rate in Swedes...
  44. ncbi Association between adducin-1 G460W variant and blood pressure in Swedes is dependent on interaction with body mass index and gender
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Hypertens 20:981-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to test whether the G460W variant is associated with BP levels and BP progression rate and whether G460W associations with BP are affected by sex, body mass index (BMI), or age...
  45. ncbi Determinants of kidney function in Swedish families: role of heritable factors
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    J Hypertens 26:1773-9. 2008
    ..The association of the circadian rhythm of blood pressure with kidney function in this sample deserves further investigation...
  46. doi Epidemiological association between uric acid concentration in plasma, lipoprotein(a), and the traditional lipid profile
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Section of Clinical Chemistry, University of Verona Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Clin Cardiol 33:E76-80. 2010
    ..It is unclear whether they are independent risk factors or simply markers, reflecting association with other traditional risk factors...
  47. doi Chromosome 2q12, the ADRA2B I/D polymorphism and metabolic syndrome
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University Hospital MAS, Malmo, Sweden
    J Hypertens 27:1794-803. 2009
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  48. ncbi Novel mutations in the SLC12A3 gene causing Gitelman's syndrome in Swedes
    Cristiano Fava
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    DNA Seq 18:395-9. 2007
    ..Up to now, more than 100 mutations of the SLC12A3 gene have been described in GS patients...
  49. doi The common functional polymorphism -50G>T of the CYP2J2 gene is not associated with ischemic coronary and cerebrovascular events in an urban-based sample of Swedes
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Sweden
    J Hypertens 28:294-9. 2010
    ....
  50. doi Serine/threonine kinase 39 is a candidate gene for primary hypertension especially in women: results from two cohort studies in Swedes
    Cristiano Fava
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Hypertens 29:484-91. 2011
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  51. pmc Impact of the CYP4F2 p.V433M polymorphism on coumarin dose requirement: systematic review and meta-analysis
    E Danese
    Division of Internal Medicine C, Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 92:746-56. 2012
    ..V433M polymorphism is associated with interindividual variability in response to coumarin drugs, but with a low effect size that is confirmed to be lower than those contributed by VKORC1 and CYP2C9 polymorphisms...
  52. ncbi Evaluation of platelet turnover by flow cytometry
    G L Salvagno
    Department of Morphological Biomedical Sciences, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Platelets 17:170-7. 2006
    ..Measurement of RPs may also prove useful to recognize the underlying pathogenetic mechanisms in thrombocytopenia...
  53. ncbi Separation of haemoglobin HbE and HbA by the fully automated, high-pressure liquid chromatography Tosoh HLC-723 G7 analyzer
    G Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Lab Hematol 30:432-6. 2008
    ..Because of its potential value in the diagnosis of the thalassaemia syndromes, the effective separation of HbA(2) from HbE can provide clinical laboratories with a valuable information for the diagnostic reasoning...
  54. doi Relation between red blood cell distribution width and inflammatory biomarkers in a large cohort of unselected outpatients
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:628-32. 2009
    ..A strong independent association has been recently observed between elevated red blood cell distribution width (RDW) and increased incidence of cardiovascular events...
  55. ncbi Comparison of creatinine-based estimations of glomerular filtration rate in endurance athletes at rest
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:235-9. 2008
    ..However, there is little information on the lifestyle influences on these equations, especially the intensity and the type of physical activity...
  56. doi No correlation between lipoprotein(a) and biochemical markers of renal function in the general population
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:1436-8. 2008
    ..Results of studies on Lp(a) in patients with impaired renal function are contradictory, and no information is available on the association between Lp(a) and estimated glomerular filtration rate and cystatin C...
  57. ncbi Potential value for new diagnostic markers in the early recognition of acute coronary syndromes
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Istituto di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    CJEM 8:27-31. 2006
    ..If ongoing and future studies confirm their role in probability-based models risk assessment, a new era in the diagnostic approach to ACS may be dawning...
  58. doi Influence of sampling time and ultrafiltration coefficient of the dialysis membrane on cardiac troponin I and T
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 10, 37121 Verona, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:72-6. 2008
    ..Increased levels of troponins, especially TnT, are frequently observed in patients on chronic hemodialysis (HD), reflecting ongoing and subclinical myocardial damage...
  59. ncbi Diagnostic value of D-dimer measurement in patients referred to the emergency department with suspected myocardial ischemia
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 25:247-50. 2008
    ..The introduction of early and reliable biomarkers of AMI should hence be acknowledged, since they would increase the efficiency of the diagnostic process...
  60. ncbi Plasma gamma-glutamyl transferase activity predicts homocysteine concentration in a large cohort of unselected outpatients
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Division of Clinical Chemistry, University of Verona Medical School, Verona, Italy
    Intern Med 47:705-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) and homocysteine in plasma...
  61. doi Clinical, laboratory and therapeutic aspects of platelet-type von Willebrand disease
    M Franchini
    Servizio di Immunoematologia e Trasfusione, Centro Emofilia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Lab Hematol 30:91-4. 2008
    ..In this review, the main clinical, laboratory and therapeutic characteristics of PT-VWD are concisely reported...
  62. doi Increased mean platelet volume in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:1441-3. 2009
    ..Despite remarkable progress, the diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is still challenging...
  63. doi Relationship between serum phosphate and cardiovascular risk factors in a large cohort of adult outpatients
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica e Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:e3-5. 2009
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  64. ncbi Correlation between von Willebrand factor antigen, von Willebrand factor ristocetin cofactor activity and factor VIII activity in plasma
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 10, Verona, 37134, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 26:150-3. 2008
    ..Since the FVIII activity is frequently normal in patients with mild type 1 or 2 von Willebrand disease (VWD), there is controversy whether FVIII testing should accompany VWF Antigen (VWF:Ag) assay...
  65. ncbi Influence of a half-marathon run on NT-proBNP and troponin T
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Lab 54:251-4. 2008
    ..In particular, there is still controversy regarding the behaviour of biochemical markers of heart damage and dysfunction following medium term endurance training...
  66. ncbi Lipid and lipoprotein profile in physiological pregnancy
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Italy
    Clin Lab 53:173-7. 2007
    ....
  67. doi Mental depression and cardiovascular disease: a multifaceted, bidirectional association
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 35:325-36. 2009
    ..This article aims to review the biological and clinical links between depression and cardiovascular disease...
  68. ncbi Influence of haemodialysis on high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, lipoprotein(a), apolipoproteins A and B
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 10, 37121 Verona, Italy
    Clin Biochem 40:1336-8. 2007
    ..There is debate on the influence of haemodialysis (HD) on lipoprotein(a)...
  69. ncbi Influence of physical exercise and relationship with biochemical variables of NT-pro-brain natriuretic peptide and ischemia modified albumin
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Istituto di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 10 37134 Verona, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 367:175-80. 2006
    ....
  70. doi Relationship between thyroid status and renal function in a general population of unselected outpatients
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Italy
    Clin Biochem 41:625-7. 2008
    ..To investigate the relationship between thyroid and kidney function...
  71. ncbi Ischemia-modified albumin and NT-prohormone-brain natriuretic peptide in peripheral arterial disease
    Martina Montagnana
    Istituto di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 44:207-12. 2006
    ..This finding suggests that such patients, even though asymptomatic, might develop myocardial dysfunction, and thus warrant further investigation...
  72. doi The paradoxical relationship between serum uric acid and cardiovascular disease
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Morfologiche, Universita di Verona, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 392:1-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to review uric acid metabolism and physiology, highlighting its association with cardiovascular disease...
  73. ncbi [Preoperative laboratory testing]
    G Lippi
    Unità di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Med 96:397-407. 2005
    ..This article aims to provide a comprehensive review of the current literature on this topic, attempting to suggest a suitable approach to the puzzling issue of preoperative laboratory testing...
  74. doi Influence of acute physical exercise on emerging muscular biomarkers
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:1313-8. 2008
    ....
  75. ncbi Monitoring glycaemic control: is there evidence for appropriate use of routine measurement of glycated haemoglobin?
    Gian Luca Salvagno
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:1065-7. 2007
    ..Regardless of the available recommendations to perform glycated haemoglobin testing at a 2- to 3-month frequency, there is increasing evidence of an inappropriate laboratory use of this test in clinical practice...
  76. ncbi Comparison of the lipid profile and lipoprotein(a) between sedentary and highly trained subjects
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Istituto di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 44:322-6. 2006
    ....
  77. doi The role of ethnicity, age and gender in venous thromboembolism
    Martina Montagnana
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, Verona, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 29:489-96. 2010
    ..The purpose of this review is to assess the relationship between such demographic variables and venous thromboembolism...
  78. ncbi Clinical usefulness of measuring red blood cell distribution width on admission in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 47:353-7. 2009
    ..We assessed whether there is an association between RDW at admission and cardiac troponin T (cTnT) elevation in patients with chest pain...
  79. ncbi Relationship between gamma-glutamyltransferase, lipids and lipoprotein(a) in the general population
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 384:163-6. 2007
    ..However, little information is available on the interaction between GGT activity and traditional or emerging markers of cardiovascular risk...
  80. ncbi Relationship between red blood cell distribution width and kidney function tests in a large cohort of unselected outpatients
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 68:745-8. 2008
    ..However, the mechanism(s) underlying this association remains unclear. Since impaired kidney function is a well-known risk factor for cardiovascular disease, we assessed whether RDW is associated with decreased kidney function...
  81. doi Coagulation testing in pediatric patients: the young are not just miniature adults
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Morfologiche, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 33:816-20. 2007
    ....
  82. ncbi Higher morning serum cortisol level predicts increased fibrinogen but not shortened APTT
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 10, Verona, 37134, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 26:103-5. 2008
    ....
  83. ncbi Low levels of activated factor VII in systemic sclerosis
    Alessandro Volpe
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 22:133-8. 2006
    ....
  84. pmc Determinants of anaemia in the very elderly: a major contribution from impaired renal function?
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona
    Blood Transfus 8:44-8. 2010
    ..The frequency of nutritional anaemias is particularly uncertain, since there is controversy on the real prevalence of folate, vitamin B12 and iron deficiencies, as well as on their potential pathophysiological relationship with anaemia...
  85. doi Prevalence of folic Acid and vitamin B12 deficiencies in patients with thyroid disorders
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Am J Med Sci 336:50-2. 2008
    ....
  86. ncbi Non-homogeneous separation of triglycerides, gamma-glutamyltransferase, C-reactive protein and lactate dehydrogenase after centrifugation of lithium-heparin tubes
    Gian Luca Salvagno
    1Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:1180-2. 2008
    ..However, no indication is available so far on the potential non-homogeneous distribution of clinical chemistry analytes during centrifugation of primary tubes containing lithium-heparin as an additive...
  87. ncbi Influence of warfarin therapy on activated factor VII clotting activity
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Istituto di Chimica e Microscopia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 17:221-4. 2006
    ..Owing to the good correlation with FVIIa:C, we also hypothesize that the PT and/or FVII:C might be employed for monitoring recombinant FVIIa therapy...
  88. doi Measurement of morning saliva cortisol in athletes
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 10 37134 Verona, Italy
    Clin Biochem 42:904-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate feasibility and reliability of measuring saliva cortisol in athletes...
  89. doi Hyperthyroidism is associated with shortened APTT and increased fibrinogen values in a general population of unselected outpatients
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, Verona, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 28:362-5. 2009
    ..Should these findings be confirmed, consideration should be given to prevent thrombotic complications in patients with hyperthyroidism...
  90. doi Epidemiological association between fasting plasma glucose and shortened APTT
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Ospedale Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Clin Biochem 42:118-20. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship between fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and shortened activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT), an independent risk factor for thrombosis...
  91. doi The potential contribution of laboratory biomarkers to the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Am J Emerg Med 26:624-5. 2008
  92. ncbi Endometriosis and oxidative stress--serum markers?
    Martina Montagnana
    Fertil Steril 89:1282-3; author reply 1283. 2008
  93. ncbi Influence of haemodialysis on the NT-proBNP plasma concentration
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:1414-5. 2007
  94. pmc Predicting cardiac outcomes
    Giuseppe Lippi
    CMAJ 173:1206-7; author reply 1207. 2005
  95. doi Laboratory, clinical and therapeutic aspects of acquired hemophilia A
    Massimo Franchini
    Servizio di Immunoematologia e Trasfusione, Centro Emofilia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Verona, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 395:14-8. 2008
    ..Moreover, we focus on the most recent advances in the treatment of this disorder, which is primarily aimed to control bleeding episodes and to eradicate the autoantibody production...
  96. doi Relationship between serum testosterone and cardiovascular risk profile in the general population
    Martina Montagnana
    Arch Intern Med 168:1350. 2008
  97. ncbi Should women with abnormal serum thyroid stimulating hormone undergo screening for anemia?
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:321-2. 2008
  98. doi Relationship between serum vitamin D and inflammatory markers in the general population: comment on the article by Patel et al
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Arthritis Rheum 58:913-4. 2008
  99. ncbi Short-term venous stasis influences routine coagulation testing
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Department of Morphological and Biomedical Science, Clinical Chemistry Institute, University of Verona, Italy
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 16:453-8. 2005
    ....
  100. ncbi Risk stratification of patients with acute myocardial infarction by quantification of circulating monocyte-platelet aggregates
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Int J Cardiol 115:101-2. 2007