G Zuliani

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Autosomal recessive hypercholesterolaemia in Sardinia, Italy, and mutations in ARH: a clinical and molecular genetic analysis
    Marcello Arca
    Department of Medical Therapy, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Lancet 359:841-7. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Diogenes syndrome or isolated syllogomania? Four heterogeneous clinical cases
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology, and Clinical Nutrition, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:473-8. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Systemic oxidative stress in older patients with mild cognitive impairment or late onset Alzheimer's disease
    Carlo Cervellati
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology, and Clinical Nutrition, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola n 9, 44100 Italy
    Curr Alzheimer Res 10:365-72. 2013
  4. pmc Determinants and clinical significance of plasma oxidized LDLs in older individuals. A 9 years follow-up study
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology, and Clinical Nutrition, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola n 9, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 226:201-7. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Spinal anterior epidural hematoma in an elderly man with unrecognized lupic anticoagulant taking warfarin
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, 44100 Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:498-500. 2011
  6. pmc Elevated C-reactive protein levels and metabolic syndrome in the elderly: The role of central obesity data from the InChianti study
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 203:626-32. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Markers of endothelial dysfunction in older subjects with late onset Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia
    G Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 272:164-70. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors is associated with a reduction in short-term mortality in older patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:463-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Prescription of anti-oedema agents and short-term mortality in older patients with acute ischaemic stroke
    Giovanni Zuliani
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Drugs Aging 21:273-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Plasma cytokines profile in older subjects with late onset Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia
    G Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, and Long Term Division, Ca Foncello Hospital, Treviso, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 41:686-93. 2007

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Autosomal recessive hypercholesterolaemia in Sardinia, Italy, and mutations in ARH: a clinical and molecular genetic analysis
    Marcello Arca
    Department of Medical Therapy, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Lancet 359:841-7. 2002
    ..Our aim was to ascertain why ARH is more common on Sardinia than elsewhere...
  2. doi request reprint Diogenes syndrome or isolated syllogomania? Four heterogeneous clinical cases
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology, and Clinical Nutrition, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:473-8. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Systemic oxidative stress in older patients with mild cognitive impairment or late onset Alzheimer's disease
    Carlo Cervellati
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology, and Clinical Nutrition, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola n 9, 44100 Italy
    Curr Alzheimer Res 10:365-72. 2013
    ..97, 95% CI: 1.62-9.72), but not dementia (OR: 2.31, 95%CI: 0.83-6.63). Our study suggests that a systemic redox-imbalance leading to OxS might be associated not only with LOAD but also with MCI...
  4. pmc Determinants and clinical significance of plasma oxidized LDLs in older individuals. A 9 years follow-up study
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology, and Clinical Nutrition, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola n 9, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 226:201-7. 2013
    ..No association emerged between higher ox.LDLs levels and 9 years CVD/cardiac mortality, suggesting that in advanced age the prognostic information added by ox.LDLs on CVD/cardiac mortality might be negligible...
  5. ncbi request reprint Spinal anterior epidural hematoma in an elderly man with unrecognized lupic anticoagulant taking warfarin
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, 44100 Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:498-500. 2011
    ..In cases of acute thoracic pain, associated with signs and symptoms of spinal cord compression, the diagnosis of SEH, which is a potentially devastating condition, must be carefully investigated by clinicians...
  6. pmc Elevated C-reactive protein levels and metabolic syndrome in the elderly: The role of central obesity data from the InChianti study
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 203:626-32. 2009
    ..CRP levels. In the absence of this specific MS component, it seems that the contribution of MS to LGSI would be modest at best...
  7. doi request reprint Markers of endothelial dysfunction in older subjects with late onset Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia
    G Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 272:164-70. 2008
    ..Increased sVCAM-1 plasma levels in LOAD and VD suggest the existence of endothelial dysfunction in both types of dementia. The possible role of E-selectin in the pathogenesis of cerebrovascular disease is also supported by our data...
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors is associated with a reduction in short-term mortality in older patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:463-5. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (A-I) might affect short-term (30 day) mortality in older persons with severe acute ischemic stroke...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prescription of anti-oedema agents and short-term mortality in older patients with acute ischaemic stroke
    Giovanni Zuliani
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Drugs Aging 21:273-8. 2004
    ..The sample included patients aged over 65 years who were admitted to hospital for acute ischaemic stroke...
  10. ncbi request reprint Plasma cytokines profile in older subjects with late onset Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia
    G Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, and Long Term Division, Ca Foncello Hospital, Treviso, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 41:686-93. 2007
    ..The high IL-6 levels found in VD might be not a specific finding, as it might come from several conditions including atherosclerosis and related vascular risk factors, comorbidity, and frailty...
  11. pmc High interleukin-6 plasma levels are associated with low HDL-C levels in community-dwelling older adults: the InChianti study
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 192:384-90. 2007
    ..Clinical studies have demonstrated that cytokines might affect both concentration and composition of plasma lipoproteins, including HDLs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for short-term mortality in older subjects with acute ischemic stroke
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Gerontology 52:231-6. 2006
    ..The identification of predictors for mortality after stroke has a major importance for clinicians in order to allow the implementation of therapeutic and preventive strategies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Combined measurement of serum albumin and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol strongly predicts mortality in frail older nursing-home residents
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:472-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to verify the hypothesis that a combined measurement of albumin and HDL-C might predict total mortality in institutionalized frail older residents...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in the treatment of dyslipidemias
    G Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 15:4087-93. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the addition of PUFA n-3 to statin therapy might contribute to normalize TG levels in patients with combined hyperlipidemia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Low cholesterol levels are associated with short-term mortality in older patients with ischemic stroke
    Giovanni Zuliani
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:293-7. 2004
    ..We evaluated the association between TC levels and 30-day mortality in a sample of older patients with acute ischemic stroke...
  16. pmc Plasma soluble gp130 levels are increased in older subjects with metabolic syndrome. The role of insulin resistance
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola No 9, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 213:319-24. 2010
    ..This issue is important to clarify since signalling and "trans-signalling" affect different tissues. We investigated the relationship between MS and the interleukin-6 system in an older population...
  17. doi request reprint Prior antiplatelet drug use and short-term mortality in older patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS)
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, Arcispedale S Anna, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, I 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:214-7. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Discharge diagnosis and comorbidity profile in hospitalized older patients with dementia
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:313-20. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the principal discharge diagnosis and related comorbidity in hospitalized older patients affected by dementia...
  19. pmc Plasma 24S-hydroxycholesterol levels in elderly subjects with late onset Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia: a case-control study
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Clinical Nutrition, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Arcispedale S Anna, Ferrara, Italy
    BMC Neurol 11:121. 2011
    ..A possible decrease in 24S-OH-Chol plasma levels has been reported late onset Alzheimer's disease (LOAD) and vascular dementia (VD), but results of previous studies are partially contradictory...
  20. pmc Relationship between low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and dementia in the elderly. The InChianti study
    G Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:559-64. 2010
    ..To evaluate the association between plasma lipid fractions and the prevalence of dementia in a large sample of Italian older individuals...
  21. ncbi request reprint High interleukin-6 plasma levels are associated with functional impairment in older patients with vascular dementia
    G Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:305-11. 2007
    ..This finding might contribute to explain the 'excess of disability' phenomenon described in older demented patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Leukoaraiosis is associated with functional impairment in older patients with Alzheimer's disease but not vascular dementia
    A Ble
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola No 9, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:31-5. 2006
    ..Although LA is more frequent in persons affected by dementia, scant data are available about its clinical consequences in this group of patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint High vitamin E plasma levels and low low-density lipoprotein oxidation are associated with the absence of atherosclerosis in octogenarians
    A Cherubini
    Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:651-4. 2001
    ..31-0.91) were independently associated with VASA. CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that an appropriate level of vitamin E and a low level of LDL oxidation might be important for reaching advanced age without developing atherosclerosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint The inverse association between age and cholesterol level among older patients: the role of poor health status
    S Volpato
    Second Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Gerontology 47:36-45. 2001
    ..The reasons for this phenomenon are controversial. This study investigated the hypothesis that poor health status is a determinant of the inverse association between age and cholesterol in older persons...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nutritional parameters, body composition, and progression of disability in older disabled residents living in nursing homes
    G Zuliani
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M212-6. 2001
    ..Furthermore, BCM declines proportionally to the loss in ADLs, suggesting the existence of a strong relationship between BCM loss and the progressive deterioration of functional status...
  26. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in older subjects with vascular or Alzheimer's dementia
    G Zuliani
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ferrara, Long Term Division, Ca Foncello Hospital, Treviso, Geriatric Division, S Anna Hospital, Ferrara, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 103:304-8. 2001
    ..Paraoxonase, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), and apo E gene polymorphisms were evaluated in older patients with vascular dementia (VD) or late-onset Alzheimer's disease (LOAD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint White blood cell count is associated with some features of metabolic syndrome in a very old population
    A Ble
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine II, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:221-6. 2001
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  28. ncbi request reprint Predictors of two-year mortality in older nursing home residents. The IRA study. Istituto di Riposo per Anziani
    G Zuliani
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Aging (Milano) 13:3-7. 2001
    ..These results further support the value of these two simple parameters in identifying frail institutionalized older individuals...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical and biochemical characterisation of patients with autosomal recessive hypercholesterolemia (ARH)
    R Fellin
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 13:278-86. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to characterise in detail the phenotypes of subjects with homozygous and heterozygous ARH...
  30. pmc Uric acid and dementia in community-dwelling older persons
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:382-9. 2009
    ..Epidemiological studies found that hyperuricemia is associated with conditions leading to dementia. Our aim is to investigate the relationship between UA levels and dementia in older persons...
  31. ncbi request reprint Dietary antioxidants as potential pharmacological agents for ischemic stroke
    A Cherubini
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Policlinico Monteluce, Pad E, Via Brunamonti, 51, 06100, Perugia, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 15:1236-48. 2008
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  32. ncbi request reprint Cystocerebral syndrome: a case report and literature review
    A Ble
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Aging (Milano) 13:339-42. 2001
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  33. pmc Lipoprotein(a), inflammation, and peripheral arterial disease in a community-based sample of older men and women (the InCHIANTI study)
    Stefano Volpato
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 105:1825-30. 2010
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  34. ncbi request reprint Association between anemia and physical disability in older patients: role of comorbidity
    Cinzia Maraldi
    Section of Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:485-92. 2006
    ..We evaluated the relationship between anemia and physical disability in a sample of older hospitalized patients, taking into account the role of comorbidity...
  35. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, body cell mass, and 4-year all-cause mortality risk in older nursing home residents
    Stefano Volpato
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:886-91. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship between body composition (assessed using body mass index (BMI) and body cell mass (BCM)) and all-cause mortality in a sample of older nursing home residents...
  36. pmc Nimodipine inhibits IL-1β release stimulated by amyloid β from microglia
    J M Sanz
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Br J Pharmacol 167:1702-11. 2012
    ..In this study, we tested the hypothesis that nimodipine inhibited Aβ-stimulated IL-1β release from microglia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prescription of antithrombotic therapy in older patients hospitalized for transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke: the GIFA study
    Stefano Volpato
    2nd Section of Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola, 9, I 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Stroke 35:913-7. 2004
    ..Antithrombotic therapy has been demonstrated as an effective tool for secondary ischemic stroke prevention. Nevertheless, scant data are available on actual prescription of this therapy in clinical practice...
  38. pmc Characteristics of nondisabled older patients developing new disability associated with medical illnesses and hospitalization
    Stefano Volpato
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology, and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Gen Intern Med 22:668-74. 2007
    ..To identify demographic, clinical, and biological characteristics of older nondisabled patients who develop new disability in basic activities of daily living (BADL) during medical illnesses requiring hospitalization...
  39. pmc High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and objective measures of lower extremity performance in older nondisabled persons: the InChianti study
    Stefano Volpato
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:621-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the independent association between high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels and objective measures of lower extremity performance...
  40. ncbi request reprint Enhanced soluble CD40 ligand and Alzheimer's disease: evidence of a possible pathogenetic role
    Giovambattista Desideri
    Department of Internal Medicine and Public Health, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 29:348-56. 2008
    ..These data might suggest a pathogenetic role for sCD40L in Alzheimer's disease...
  41. ncbi request reprint Anaemia increases the risk of dementia in cognitively intact elderly
    Anna Rita Atti
    Aging Research Centre, Division of Geriatric Epidemiology, Department of Neurotec, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurobiol Aging 27:278-84. 2006
    ..The HR was increased even when different haemoglobin cut offs for anaemia definition were used. Thus, anaemia is suggested to be a new potential modifiable risk factor for dementia...
  42. pmc Association of hormonal dysregulation with metabolic syndrome in older women: data from the InCHIANTI study
    Marcello Maggio
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, NIA ASTRA Unit at Harbor Hospital, 3001 S Hanover St, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 292:E353-8. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to support the notion that raising SHBG is a potential therapeutic target for prevention and treatment of MetS...
  43. ncbi request reprint Executive function correlates with walking speed in older persons: the InCHIANTI study
    Alesandro Ble
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:410-5. 2005
    ..To study the association between performance on psychological tests of executive function and performance on lower extremity tasks with different attentional demands in a large sample of nondemented, older adults...