Catholic University

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Organization: Catholic University
Country: Italy

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  1. doi Maternal and neonatal characteristics of an immigrant population in an Italian hospital
    Antonio Alberto Zuppa
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:627-32. 2010
  2. doi Year in review in Intensive Care Medicine, 2007. III. Ethics and legislation, health services research, pharmacology and toxicology, nutrition and paediatrics
    Massimo Antonelli
    Department of Intensive Care and Anesthesiology, Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 34:598-609. 2008
  3. doi Hypouricemia linked to an overproduction of nitric oxide is an early marker of oxidative stress in female subjects with type 1 diabetes
    Dario Pitocco
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:318-23. 2008
  4. ncbi Chewing problems and mortality in older adults in home care: results from the Aged in Home Care study
    Graziano Onder
    Department of Gerontology, Catholic University Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1961-6. 2007
  5. ncbi CYP1A1, CYP2E1, GSTM1, GSTT1, EPHX1 exons 3 and 4, and NAT2 polymorphisms, smoking, consumption of alcohol and fruit and vegetables and risk of head and neck cancer
    Stefania Boccia
    Genetic Epidemiology and Molecular Biology Unit, Institute of Hygiene, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Francesco Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:93-100. 2008
  6. ncbi Preoperative chemoradiation and intra-operative radiotherapy for pancreatic carcinoma
    Gabriella Macchia
    Unità Operativa di Radioterapia, Universitti Cattolica del S Cuore, Campobasso
    Tumori 93:53-60. 2007
  7. ncbi Analysis of the components of hypertransaminasemia after liver resection
    Ivo Giovannini
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Hepatobiliary Unit, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:357-60. 2007
  8. ncbi Incidence of the JAK2 V617F mutation among patients with splanchnic or cerebral venous thrombosis and without overt chronic myeloproliferative disorders
    V De Stefano
    Institute of Hematology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thromb Haemost 5:708-14. 2007
  9. ncbi Enoximone in cardiac arrest caused by propranolol: two case reports
    C Sandroni
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:759-61. 2006
  10. ncbi Epithelial lining fluid free IGF-I-to-PAPP-A ratio is associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants
    Ettore Capoluongo
    Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Dept of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Catholic University, Largo F Vito 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 292:E308-13. 2007

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  1. doi Maternal and neonatal characteristics of an immigrant population in an Italian hospital
    Antonio Alberto Zuppa
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:627-32. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate clinical and epidemiological characteristics of the maternal and neonatal immigrant population and to compare it with the Italian population in the Agostino Gemelli Hospital (Rome)...
  2. doi Year in review in Intensive Care Medicine, 2007. III. Ethics and legislation, health services research, pharmacology and toxicology, nutrition and paediatrics
    Massimo Antonelli
    Department of Intensive Care and Anesthesiology, Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 34:598-609. 2008
  3. doi Hypouricemia linked to an overproduction of nitric oxide is an early marker of oxidative stress in female subjects with type 1 diabetes
    Dario Pitocco
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:318-23. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi Chewing problems and mortality in older adults in home care: results from the Aged in Home Care study
    Graziano Onder
    Department of Gerontology, Catholic University Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1961-6. 2007
    ..To assess the association between chewing problems and risk of mortality in an older population receiving home care in Europe...
  5. ncbi CYP1A1, CYP2E1, GSTM1, GSTT1, EPHX1 exons 3 and 4, and NAT2 polymorphisms, smoking, consumption of alcohol and fruit and vegetables and risk of head and neck cancer
    Stefania Boccia
    Genetic Epidemiology and Molecular Biology Unit, Institute of Hygiene, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Francesco Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:93-100. 2008
    ..As risk-modifiers of alcohol and tobacco effects, metabolic genes polymorphisms were investigated as susceptibility candidates for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN)...
  6. ncbi Preoperative chemoradiation and intra-operative radiotherapy for pancreatic carcinoma
    Gabriella Macchia
    Unità Operativa di Radioterapia, Universitti Cattolica del S Cuore, Campobasso
    Tumori 93:53-60. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate definitive results in terms of toxicity, response and clinical outcome...
  7. ncbi Analysis of the components of hypertransaminasemia after liver resection
    Ivo Giovannini
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Hepatobiliary Unit, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:357-60. 2007
    ..The increase in plasma aspartate (AST) and alanine (ALT) aminotransferase after liver resection is multifactorial, and a major problem is the difficult quantification of the impact of each factor involved...
  8. ncbi Incidence of the JAK2 V617F mutation among patients with splanchnic or cerebral venous thrombosis and without overt chronic myeloproliferative disorders
    V De Stefano
    Institute of Hematology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thromb Haemost 5:708-14. 2007
    ..The clinical significance of such findings deserves further investigation...
  9. ncbi Enoximone in cardiac arrest caused by propranolol: two case reports
    C Sandroni
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:759-61. 2006
    ..These cases suggest that PDEIII inhibitors may be useful in restoring spontaneous circulation in cardiac arrest associated with beta-blocker administration when standard ALS is ineffective...
  10. ncbi Epithelial lining fluid free IGF-I-to-PAPP-A ratio is associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants
    Ettore Capoluongo
    Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Dept of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Catholic University, Largo F Vito 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 292:E308-13. 2007
    ..Finally, the ratio between ELF free IGF-I and PAPP-A appears to be a useful marker for lung injury of premature newborns...
  11. ncbi Severe acute hypertriglyceridemia during acute lymphoblastic leukemia induction successfully treated with plasmapheresis
    Vita Ridola
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:378-80. 2008
    ..Hypertriglyceridemia was successfully managed with plasmapheresis with a decrease in triglyceride levels to 590 mg/dl. Apheresis appears to be safe and effective in reducing hypertriglyceridemia and preventing related complications...
  12. ncbi CYP2E1PstI/RsaI polymorphism and interaction with tobacco, alcohol and GSTs in gastric cancer susceptibility: A meta-analysis of the literature
    Stefania Boccia
    Institute of Hygiene, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, L go F Vito, 1 00168 Rome, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 28:101-6. 2007
    ..This meta-analysis suggests that the CYP2E1 PstI/RsaI polymorphism may be a risk factor for gastric cancer in Asians, and that a synergic relation among GSTM1 and CYP2E1 may account for a proportion of gastric cancer cases...
  13. ncbi Hemimegalencephaly: clinical implications and surgical treatment
    C Di Rocco
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:852-66. 2006
    ..The pathogenesis of such a complex malformation is still unknown even though several hypotheses are reported in literature...
  14. ncbi Lupus anticoagulant and ischemic myocardial microangiopathy in rheumatoid arthritis
    Gianfranco Ferraccioli
    Rheumatology Division, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart Association Columbus, Rome, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 3:339-43; quiz following 343. 2006
    ..Six months later, however, the patient was readmitted to hospital with a new arthritic flare-up, acute retrosternal chest pain and stress dyspnea...
  15. ncbi Use of oxycodone in polytrauma patients: the "Gemelli" experience
    F Franceschi
    Emergency Department, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 12:123-6. 2008
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated the efficacy of oxycodone for the treatment of acute pain. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of oxycodone administration in polytrauma patients, with minor injuries...
  16. doi Paternal exposure and counselling: experience of a Teratology Information Service
    Marco De Santis
    Telefono Rosso Teratology Information Service, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Reprod Toxicol 26:42-6. 2008
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  17. doi Is there an optimal chemotherapy regimen for the treatment of advanced gastric cancer that will provide a platform for the introduction of new biological agents?
    Carmelo Pozzo
    Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Oncologist 13:794-806. 2008
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  18. ncbi [Frequency of foodborne infections in Italy: what has changed since abolishing health cards]
    Gianluigi Quaranta
    Istituto di Igiene, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 66:103-14. 2010
    ..Health cards were previously compulsory for these workers and were renewable yearly. In the light of evidence-based prevention guidelines they were substituted in some Regions by specific training courses for workers...
  19. doi Comments on pesticide risk assessment by the revision of Directive EU 91/414
    Matteo Balderacchi
    Istituto di Chimica Agraria ed Ambientale, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Piacenza, Italy
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 17:523-8. 2010
    ..This revision could create concerns about sustainability...
  20. ncbi Pharmacological modulation of nitric oxide release: new pharmacological perspectives, potential benefits and risks
    Roberto Scatena
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 17:61-73. 2010
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  21. doi Intravenous contrast ultrasound examination using contrast-tuned imaging (CnTI) and the contrast medium SonoVue for discrimination between benign and malignant adnexal masses with solid components
    A C Testa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 34:699-710. 2009
    ..To determine whether intravenous contrast ultrasound examination is superior to gray-scale or power Doppler ultrasound for discrimination between benign and malignant adnexal masses with complex ultrasound morphology...
  22. ncbi Relating with migrants: ethnopsychiatry and psychotherapy
    Emanuele Caroppo
    Istituto di Psichiatria e Psicologia Clinica, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 45:331-40. 2009
    ..Conclusions will discuss the importance of culture, individuality and universality of human suffering, when treating a foreign patient...
  23. doi Caspofungin for the treatment of candidaemia in patients with haematological malignancies
    L Pagano
    Haematology and Microbiology Institutes, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:298-301. 2010
    ..These results suggest that treatment of candidaemia with caspofungin in neutropenic HM was efficacious, as it is in non-haematological subgroups...
  24. ncbi New developments in anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity
    A Mordente
    Institute of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Catholic University School of Medicine, 00168 Roma, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 16:1656-72. 2009
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  25. doi Discoid or segmental rectosigmoid resection for deep infiltrating endometriosis: a case-control study
    Francesco Fanfani
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 94:444-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of discoid resection for the treatment of deep infiltrating endometriosis and whether it could be considered to be a valid alternative to the rectosigmoid segmental resection...
  26. doi Identifying risk factors for infections: the role of meta-analyses
    Evelina Tacconelli
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 23:211-24. 2009
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  27. doi Outcome of patients treated by a novel thin-strut cobalt-chromium stent in the drug-eluting stent era: Results of the SKICE (Skylor in real world practice) registry
    Francesco Burzotta
    Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 73:457-65. 2009
    ..To investigate the outcome of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) with implantation of a new thin-strut cobalt-chromium bare-metal-stent (BMS) in the drug-eluting-stent (DES) era...
  28. doi Magnesium deficiency affects mammary epithelial cell proliferation: involvement of oxidative stress
    Federica I Wolf
    Istituto di Patologia Generale, e Centro di Ricerche Oncologiche Giovanni XXIII, Facolta di Medicina, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 61:131-6. 2009
    ..Of note, GST has been shown to modulate cell growth; therefore, we suggest that in low-Mg cells, GST upregulation might have a dual role in protecting against oxidative stress and in modulating cell proliferation...
  29. ncbi Neurotransmitters of the non-adrenergic non-cholinergic relaxation of proximal stomach
    D Curro
    Institute of Pharmacology, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 12:53-62. 2008
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  30. ncbi Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: proposal of a surveillance algorithm
    F Tamburrelli
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Division of Spinal Surgery, School of Medicine, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 12:161-5. 2008
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  31. ncbi Effect of botulinum toxin antral injection on gastric emptying and weight reduction in obese patients: a pilot study
    D Gui
    Department of Surgery, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:675-80. 2006
    ..Botulinum toxin A (Btx-A) is a long-acting inhibitor of acetylcholine-mediated peristalsis, which is mainly responsible for gastric motility...
  32. ncbi Autofluorescence bronchoscopy to identify pre-cancerous bronchial lesions
    L Fuso
    Respiratory Disease Department, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 63:124-8. 2005
    ..This study aimed to assess the diagnostic yield of autofluorescence bronchoscopy (AFB) in the detection of pre-cancerous bronchial lesions in a non-selected sample of patients...
  33. ncbi Cervical cord dysfunction during neck flexion in Hirayama's disease
    D Restuccia
    Department of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 60:1980-3. 2003
    ..Neck flexion caused a significant amplitude decrease of the N13 cervical response only in patients with Hirayama disease. Direct cord compression or microvascular changes can in theory account for this position-related dysfunction...
  34. pmc Temporal evolution and functional outcome of no reflow: sustained and spontaneously reversible patterns following successful coronary recanalisation
    L Galiuto
    Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy Institute of Cardiology, Vita e Salute University, S Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Heart 89:731-7. 2003
    ..To identify in humans the temporal patterns of no reflow and their functional implications...
  35. ncbi Inappropriate medication use among hospitalized older adults in Italy: results from the Italian Group of Pharmacoepidemiology in the Elderly
    Graziano Onder
    Centro Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, L go Francesco Vito 1, 00168, Roma, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 59:157-62. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of inappropriate medication use among hospitalized older adults and to identify predictors of this use...
  36. ncbi Thrombopoietin serum levels in patients with inflammatory bowel disease with and without previous thromboembolic events
    Alfredo Papa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:132-5. 2003
    ..However, the available data are not conclusive. The aim of this study was to assess thrombopoietin serum levels in inflammatory bowel disease patients according to platelet counts, disease activity and previous thrombotic events...
  37. ncbi Glutathione S-transferase (GST) polymorphisms as risk factors for cancer in a highly homogeneous population from southern Italy
    Alessandro Sgambato
    Centro di Ricerche Oncologiche Giovanni XXIII, Istituto di Patologia Generale, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Francesco Vito, 1, 00168 Rome
    Anticancer Res 22:3647-52. 2002
    ..Thus, similar studies on these and other susceptibility genes are warranted since they can help to identify susceptible subgroups of people who can be targeted for cancer prevention...
  38. ncbi Natural history of ulnar entrapment at elbow
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go F Vito, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1980-4. 2002
    ..No clinical-neurophysiological data on natural history of ulnar neuropathy at elbow (UNE) are reported. The aim of the current study is to assess the course of untreated UNE...
  39. ncbi The role of endomyocardial biopsy in the diagnosis of cardiomyopathies
    Andrea Frustaci
    Department of Cardiology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 3:348-53. 2002
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  40. ncbi Induction of cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human colon adenocarcinoma cell lines by beta-carotene through down-regulation of cyclin A and Bcl-2 family proteins
    Paola Palozza
    Institute of General Pathology, Catholic University, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 23:11-8. 2002
    ..In addition, since cell growth inhibitory effects were reached at beta-carotene concentrations achievable in vivo following its supplementation, this study provides a rational approach for the use of beta-carotene in colon cancer...
  41. ncbi Acute myeloid leukemia in patients previously diagnosed with breast cancer: experience of the GIMEMA group
    L Pagano
    epartment of Haematology, Catholic University, Roma, Italy
    Ann Oncol 12:203-7. 2001
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  42. ncbi Gaseous neuromodulators in the control of neuroendocrine stress axis
    P Navarra
    Institute of Pharmacology, Catholic University Medical School, Largo Francesco Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 917:638-46. 2000
    ..These results demonstrate the pathophysiological importance of both carbon monoxide and hydrogen sulfide in the regulation of neuroendocrine function...
  43. ncbi Predictors of cognitive decline in the early stage of probable Alzheimer's disease
    C Marra
    Istituto di Neurologia, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italia
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 11:212-8. 2000
    ..In conclusion, different subtypes of AD do exist and an important predictor of progression is represented by the severity of the cognitive impairment at the onset...
  44. ncbi Effect on growth of two different dexamethasone courses for preterm infants at risk of chronic lung disease. A randomized trial
    C Romagnoli
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Pharmacology 59:266-74. 1999
    ..However, the poorer head growth detected at 30 days of life in the infants who received a higher dose of dexamethasone could indicate important adverse effects, possibly dose-related, on postnatal brain growth and development...
  45. ncbi Post-traumatic basilar artery thrombosis in a young man with atrial septum aneurysm and prothrombin gene G20210A polymorphism
    A Santoliquido
    Department of Angiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 10:389-92. 1999
    ..We suggest that in selected cases of cerebellar ischemia a prothrombin gene G20210A polymorphism should be considered...
  46. ncbi S100B testing in pregnancy
    Fabrizio Michetti
    Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Catholic University, Largo Francesco Vito 1, I 00168, Rome, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 335:1-7. 2003
    ..It appears also to be relevant that a neurotrophic role has been hypothesized for the protein, which in fact exhibits in amniotic fluid, in cord blood and in placenta patterns of concentration related to the gestational age...
  47. ncbi Changes in motor cortex excitability in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    V Di Lazzaro
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Largo A Gemelli 8, Rome 00168, Italy
    Neuromuscul Disord 14:39-45. 2004
    ..025) and in patients with other muscle diseases (mean responses +/-SD, reduced to 30.6+/-11.7% of the test size; P=0.046). No significant difference was found between the control group and patients with other muscle diseases (P=0.970)...
  48. ncbi Probiotic treatment increases salivary counts of lactobacilli: a double-blind, randomized, controlled study
    M Montalto
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Digestion 69:53-6. 2004
    ..Moreover, lactobacilli were administered in liquid and in capsule form to determine the role of direct contact with the oral cavity...
  49. ncbi Gliomatosis cerebri and pituitary adenoma: case report and literature review
    A Mangiola
    Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University School of Medicine, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neurooncol 74:321-4. 2005
    ..This result could suggest there is a common receptor substrate in these tumors. In this case hormones could constitute a common step in tumorigenesis of both lesions...
  50. ncbi Laparoscopic fenestration of symptomatic non-parasitic cysts of the liver
    Ignazio Massimo Civello
    Department of Surgery, General Surgery III Operative Unit, Catholic School of Medicine University Hospital Agostino Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:849-51. 2005
    ..In the present study, we reviewed the results of this approach in the management of symptomatic liver cysts...
  51. ncbi The PINK1 phenotype can be indistinguishable from idiopathic Parkinson disease
    A Albanese
    National Neurologic Institute Carlo Besta, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy
    Neurology 64:1958-60. 2005
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  52. ncbi Aggressive behavior of classical Kaposi's sarcoma and coexistence with angiosarcoma
    Giovanni Gambassi
    Centro Medicina Invecchiamento, Dipartimento di Scienze Gerontologiche, Geriatriche e Fisiatriche, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:520-3. 2005
    ..The patient could not chew and swallow anymore; he was put on an artificial nutrition but died shortly thereafter. This case illustrates that, even in its classical form, Kaposi's sarcoma may be a malignant, rapidly progressing tumor...
  53. ncbi Quality of life, clinical and neurophysiological picture in patients operated on for lumbar stenosis
    P Caliandro
    Department of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italy
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 92:143-6. 2005
    ..In lumbar stenosis (LS) patients, clinical, neuroradiological and neurophysiological findings were not related to validated measurements of the outcomes that are more relevant to patients such as functional status and symptoms...
  54. ncbi Role of chloride ions in modulation of the interaction between von Willebrand factor and ADAMTS-13
    Raimondo De Cristofaro
    Hemostasis Research Centre, Institute of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    J Biol Chem 280:23295-302. 2005
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  55. ncbi An unusual cause of dysphagia and dysphonia
    V Di Lazzaro
    Istituto di Neurologia, Universita Cattolica, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Neurology 64:922. 2005
  56. pmc Mechanisms of azole resistance in clinical isolates of Candida glabrata collected during a hospital survey of antifungal resistance
    Maurizio Sanguinetti
    Istituto di Microbiologia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:668-79. 2005
    ..Together, these results provide evidence that the upregulation of the CgCDR1-, CgCDR2-, and CgSNQ2-encoded efflux pumps might explain the azole resistance in our set of isolates...
  57. ncbi Biological optimization of the dose in rectal carcinoma
    Vincenzo Valentini
    Cattedra di Radioterapia, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Roma
    Rays 29:343-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, parameters as tumor volume, hypoxic fraction, intrinsic radiosensitivity, doubling time and clonogen proliferation are factors shown to have an impact on tumor control probability...
  58. ncbi First case of post-conception Verteporfin exposure: pregnancy and neonatal outcome
    Marco De Santis
    Telefono Rosso, Teratology Information Service, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 82:623-4. 2004
    ..To assess pregnancy and neonatal outcomes in a woman accidentally exposed to Verteporfin photodynamic therapy in the third week of pregnancy...
  59. ncbi Indwelling urethral catheter and mortality in frail elderly women living in community
    Francesco Landi
    Department of Gerontology Geriatric and Physiatric, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:697-701. 2004
    ..The aims of present study were to describe the prevalence of bladder catheter in a population of older women living in community and to examine the relationship between urinary catheter and mortality...
  60. ncbi Science, pharmacoeconomics and ethics in drug R&D: a sustainable future scenario?
    Paolo Preziosi
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo F Vito, 1 00168, Rome
    Nat Rev Drug Discov 3:521-6. 2004
  61. ncbi Cardiopulmonary bypass in man: role of the intestine in a self-limiting inflammatory response with demonstrable bacterial translocation
    Marco Rossi
    Department of Anesthesia, Unit of Cardiac Anesthesia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:612-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the possible role of the intestine in the pathogenesis and development of this reaction...
  62. ncbi Differentiation of HL-60 promyelocytic leukemia cells is accompanied by a modification of magnesium homeostasis
    F I Wolf
    Institute of General Pathology and Giovanni XXIII Cancer Research Center, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Roma, Italy
    J Cell Biochem 71:441-8. 1998
    ..Stimulation of magnesium efflux is paralleled by an increase of [Mg2+]i which reflects a release of magnesium from the bound cation pool...