Vittorio Unfer

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Myo-inositol in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a novel method for ovulation induction
    Enrico Papaleo
    IVF Unit, Gynaecological Obstetric Department, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 23:700-3. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint High dose of phytoestrogens can reverse the antiestrogenic effects of clomiphene citrate on the endometrium in patients undergoing intrauterine insemination: a randomized trial
    Vittorio Unfer
    A G UN CO Obstetrics and Gynecology Centre, University La Sapienza, Via G Cassini 15, 00155 Rome, Italy
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 11:323-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Endometrial effects of long-term treatment with phytoestrogens: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Vittorio Unfer
    AGUNCO, Obstetrics and Gynecology Centre, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 82:145-8, quiz 265. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate versus intravaginal progesterone in IVF-embryo transfer cycles: a prospective randomized study
    Vittorio Unfer
    A G UN CO, Obstetrics and Gynecology Centre, via G Cassiani, 15 00155 Rome, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 9:17-21. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Different routes of progesterone administration and polycystic ovary syndrome: a review of the literature
    Vittorio Unfer
    AGUNCO Obstetrics and Gynecology Centre, via G Cassiani, Rome 15 00155, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 21:119-27. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens may improve the pregnancy rate in in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer cycles: a prospective, controlled, randomized trial
    Vittorio Unfer
    Gynecology Association Unfer Costabile A G UN CO, Obstetrics and Gynecology Center, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 82:1509-13. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Myo-inositol soft gel capsules may prevent the risk of coffee-induced neural tube defects
    Sara De Grazia
    A G UN CO, Obstetrics and Gynecology Center, Gennaro Cassiani 15, 00155 Rome, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Deliv 9:1033-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological assessment of the effects of treatment with phytoestrogens on postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blind, crossover, placebo-controlled study
    Maria Luisa Casini
    Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology Vittorio Erspamer, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 85:972-8. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Effect of a supplementation with myo-inositol plus melatonin on oocyte quality in women who failed to conceive in previous in vitro fertilization cycles for poor oocyte quality: a prospective, longitudinal, cohort study
    Vittorio Unfer
    AGUNCO Obstetrics and Gynecology Centre, via G Cassiani, Rome, 15 00155, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 27:857-61. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of the position of fibroids on fertility
    Maria Luisa Casini
    Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology Vittorio Erspamer, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:106-9. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Myo-inositol in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a novel method for ovulation induction
    Enrico Papaleo
    IVF Unit, Gynaecological Obstetric Department, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 23:700-3. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that the administration of an isoform of inositol (myo-inositol), belonging to the vitamin B complex, would improve the insulin-receptor activity, restoring normal ovulatory function...
  2. ncbi request reprint High dose of phytoestrogens can reverse the antiestrogenic effects of clomiphene citrate on the endometrium in patients undergoing intrauterine insemination: a randomized trial
    Vittorio Unfer
    A G UN CO Obstetrics and Gynecology Centre, University La Sapienza, Via G Cassini 15, 00155 Rome, Italy
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 11:323-8. 2004
    ..To compare the effectiveness of clomiphene citrate (CC) alone or combined with phytoestrogens (PE) in ovulation induction in patients who had intrauterine insemination in a randomized, double-blind study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Endometrial effects of long-term treatment with phytoestrogens: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Vittorio Unfer
    AGUNCO, Obstetrics and Gynecology Centre, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 82:145-8, quiz 265. 2004
    ..To determine the effects of 5 years of treatment with soy phytoestrogens on histological characteristics of endometrium in postmenopausal women...
  4. ncbi request reprint 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate versus intravaginal progesterone in IVF-embryo transfer cycles: a prospective randomized study
    Vittorio Unfer
    A G UN CO, Obstetrics and Gynecology Centre, via G Cassiani, 15 00155 Rome, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 9:17-21. 2004
    ..The data showed that 17-HPC administered every 3 days appears to be more effective in providing luteal support in comparison to intra-vaginal progesterone...
  5. ncbi request reprint Different routes of progesterone administration and polycystic ovary syndrome: a review of the literature
    Vittorio Unfer
    AGUNCO Obstetrics and Gynecology Centre, via G Cassiani, Rome 15 00155, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 21:119-27. 2005
    ..We discuss the pharmacologic characteristics of the different routes of progesterone administration with reference to these diverse indications, the therapeutic objectives and patient compliance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens may improve the pregnancy rate in in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer cycles: a prospective, controlled, randomized trial
    Vittorio Unfer
    Gynecology Association Unfer Costabile A G UN CO, Obstetrics and Gynecology Center, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 82:1509-13. 2004
    ..To compare the effectiveness of i.m. P and i.m. P plus oral phytoestrogens for luteal phase support in patients undergoing IVF-ET cycles...
  7. doi request reprint Myo-inositol soft gel capsules may prevent the risk of coffee-induced neural tube defects
    Sara De Grazia
    A G UN CO, Obstetrics and Gynecology Center, Gennaro Cassiani 15, 00155 Rome, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Deliv 9:1033-9. 2012
    ..In the present study, we tested the hypothesis that, beside affecting the inositol signaling pathway, coffee also interferes with inositol absorption...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological assessment of the effects of treatment with phytoestrogens on postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blind, crossover, placebo-controlled study
    Maria Luisa Casini
    Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology Vittorio Erspamer, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 85:972-8. 2006
    ..To investigate the effects of soy isoflavones on mood and cognitive function in postmenopausal women...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of a supplementation with myo-inositol plus melatonin on oocyte quality in women who failed to conceive in previous in vitro fertilization cycles for poor oocyte quality: a prospective, longitudinal, cohort study
    Vittorio Unfer
    AGUNCO Obstetrics and Gynecology Centre, via G Cassiani, Rome, 15 00155, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 27:857-61. 2011
    ..Recently, a number of studies have shown that the presence of several compounds in the follicular fluid positively correlates with oocyte quality and maturation (i.e., myo-inositol and melatonin)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of the position of fibroids on fertility
    Maria Luisa Casini
    Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology Vittorio Erspamer, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:106-9. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint An infertile couple suffering from oligospermia by partial sperm maturation arrest: can phytoestrogens play a therapeutic role? A case report study
    Maria Luisa Casini
    Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology Vittorio Erspamer, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:399-401. 2006
    ..However, it is evident that a validation stage and randomized, controlled studies are essential in order to confirm this observation and verify that phytoestrogens can play an important role in male infertility...
  12. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate in hormone replacement therapy
    Riccardo Agostini
    First Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 21:265-7. 2005
    ..No biopsies had to be performed at the end of the 12th month of treatment. No serious adverse effect where recorded during the study period. In conclusion, our data show the efficacy and safety of 17alpha-HPC in HRT...
  13. doi request reprint Myo-inositol in a new pharmaceutical form: a step forward to a broader clinical use
    Gianfranco Carlomagno
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Center, viaG Cassiani, Rome, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Deliv 9:267-71. 2012
    ..Aiming to search for a pharmaceutical form able to be better absorbed, the pharmacokinetic (PK) profile of the new manufactured MI soft gelatin capsule form was evaluated and compared with the commercially available MI powder...
  14. doi request reprint The effect of a combination therapy with myo-inositol and a combined oral contraceptive pill versus a combined oral contraceptive pill alone on metabolic, endocrine, and clinical parameters in polycystic ovary syndrome
    Massimo Minozzi
    University La Sapienza, Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 27:920-4. 2011
    ..Compare the effects of a combined contraceptive pill (OCP) in combination with myo-inositol (MI) on endocrine, metabolic, and clinical parameters in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  15. doi request reprint The D-chiro-inositol paradox in the ovary
    Gianfranco Carlomagno
    Associazione Ginecologi Unfer Costabile AGUNCO Obstetrics and Gynecology Center, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 95:2515-6. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that in the ovaries of polycystic ovary syndrome patients, epimerase activity is enhanced, leading to a local myo-inositol deficiency which in turn is responsible for the poor oocyte quality...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ovulation induction with urinary FSH or recombinant FSH in polycystic ovary syndrome patients: a prospective randomized analysis of cost-effectiveness
    Sandro Gerli
    Centre of Reproductive and Perinatal Medicine, Department of Gynecological, Obstetrical and Pediatric Sciences, University of Perugia, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 9:494-9. 2004
    ..37 in the rFSH group. In conclusion, uFSH and rFSH demonstrated the same effectiveness in ovarian stimulation in IUI cycles in PCOS patients. The urinary preparation is more cost-effective due to the difference of its cost per IU...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diclofenac pyrrolidine versus Ketoprofen for the relief of pain from episiotomy: a randomized controlled trial
    Fabio Facchinetti
    Mother Infant Department, Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:951-5. 2005
    ..We performed a randomized double-blind controlled trial to compare the effectiveness and side-effects of two analgesics in the management of postpartum perineal pain. Patient preference toward the two medications was also analyzed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Recombinant versus urinary follicle-stimulating hormone in intrauterine insemination cycles: a prospective, randomized analysis of cost effectiveness
    Sandro Gerli
    Centre of Reproductive and Perinatal Medicine, Department of Gynecological, Obstetrical and Pediatric Sciences, University of Perugia, Policlinico Monteluce, Perugia 06122, Italy
    Fertil Steril 82:573-8. 2004
    ..To compare the clinical results and the cost effectiveness of urinary FSH and recombinant FSH in ovarian stimulation for IUI cycles...
  19. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy and methylene blue intrauterine injection immediately after undiagnosed conception: effect on pregnancy and neonatal outcome
    Sandro Gerli
    Department of Gynecological, Obstetrical and Pediatric Sciences, Centre of Reproductive and Perinatal Medicine, University of Perugia, Policlinico Monteluce, 06122 Perugia, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:102-3. 2004
    ..A 39-year-old woman with infertility and chronic pelvic pain underwent a diagnostic laparoscopy with dye-test performed approximately 7 days after conception. No effects were reported on pregnancy and neonatal outcome...