Pietro Ferrara

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Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors increasing the risk for stone formation in adult patients with cystic fibrosis
    Maurizio Terribile
    Department of Nephrology and Renal Stone Centre, Pellgrini Hospital Napoli, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1870-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint High fat consumption in children with celiac disease
    P Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 72:296-300. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Developmental and behavioral profile in a domestic adoptees sample: a new challenge for the pediatrician
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr . 2016
  4. ncbi request reprint Second-generation immigrant children: health prevention for a new population in terms of vaccination coverage and health assessment
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Sacro Cuore Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 68:121-6. 2016
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunization status of children in foster homes: the first Italian data
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics Sacro Cuore Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 68:36-9. 2016
  6. ncbi request reprint Focus on desmopressin and enuresis: a review of literature
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Sacro Cuore Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 68:14-9. 2016
  7. pmc Femicide and murdered women's children: which future for these children orphans of a living parent?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 41:68. 2015
  8. ncbi request reprint Possible impact of comorbid conditions on the persistence of nocturnal enuresis: results of a long-term follow-up study
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatric, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Urol J 11:1777-82. 2014
  9. pmc A focus on recent cases of suicides among Italian children and adolescents and a review of literature
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:69. 2014
  10. pmc Nephrotic Syndrome Following H1N1 Influenza in a 3-Year-Old Boy
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    Iran J Pediatr 22:265-8. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Factors increasing the risk for stone formation in adult patients with cystic fibrosis
    Maurizio Terribile
    Department of Nephrology and Renal Stone Centre, Pellgrini Hospital Napoli, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1870-5. 2006
    ..We, therefore, evaluated the metabolic and physicochemical data of adult CF and H-CF patients, comparing them to controls (C)...
  2. ncbi request reprint High fat consumption in children with celiac disease
    P Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 72:296-300. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the caloric intake and fat consumption in children with celiac disease (CD) following a gluten-free diet (GFD)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Developmental and behavioral profile in a domestic adoptees sample: a new challenge for the pediatrician
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr . 2016
    ..To investigate the changes of developmental and behavioral profile in a domestic adoptees sample...
  4. ncbi request reprint Second-generation immigrant children: health prevention for a new population in terms of vaccination coverage and health assessment
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Sacro Cuore Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 68:121-6. 2016
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunization status of children in foster homes: the first Italian data
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics Sacro Cuore Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 68:36-9. 2016
    ..The aim of this paper was to evaluate vaccination coverage among children living in forest homes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Focus on desmopressin and enuresis: a review of literature
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Sacro Cuore Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 68:14-9. 2016
    ..MELT with its higher biodisponibility guarantees the same therapy response of other formulations with a lower doses and it represents the first line and safety treatment for the NE. ..
  7. pmc Femicide and murdered women's children: which future for these children orphans of a living parent?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 41:68. 2015
    ..To assess the prevalence of femicides in Italy over the last three years and the potential long lasting effects of these traumatic events for the children of a woman who dies a violent death...
  8. ncbi request reprint Possible impact of comorbid conditions on the persistence of nocturnal enuresis: results of a long-term follow-up study
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatric, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Urol J 11:1777-82. 2014
    ..To describe the natural history of patients with nocturnal enuresis (NE) during a 10-year period and to evaluate possible impact of comorbid conditions on the persistence of NE...
  9. pmc A focus on recent cases of suicides among Italian children and adolescents and a review of literature
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:69. 2014
    ..During routine care visits, pediatricians should be skilled to recognize risk factors for adolescent suicide in order to intervene appropriately. ..
  10. pmc Nephrotic Syndrome Following H1N1 Influenza in a 3-Year-Old Boy
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    Iran J Pediatr 22:265-8. 2012
    ..Complications are generally limited to patients at the extremes of age (<6 months or >65 years) and those with comorbid medical illness. The most frequent complications of influenza involve the respiratory system...
  11. pmc The physical and mental health of children in foster care
    Pietro Ferrara
    Dept of Paediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Iran J Public Health 42:368-73. 2013
    ..To evaluate physical and mental health in children in foster care and comparison with general population...
  12. doi request reprint Oral desmopressin lyophilisate (MELT) for monosymptomatic enuresis: structured versus abrupt withdrawal
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:52-5. 2014
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  13. pmc Children left unattended in parked vehicles: a focus on recent italian cases and a review of literature
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:71. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Salivary alpha-amylase: a new non-invasive biomarker for assessment of pain perception in epileptic children
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, L go Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurol Belg 113:279-83. 2013
    ..Our data suggest that sAA activity could represent a new objective and non-invasive biomarker for the assessment of pain perception in epileptic children...
  15. doi request reprint Does anticonvulsant treatment influence pain perception in epileptic children?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neuropediatrics 44:142-6. 2013
    ..The aims of our study were to evaluate pain perception in epileptic children and to establish the influence of anticonvulsant drugs on pain perception...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diet and physical activity "defeated" Tuberil® in treatment of childhood obesity
    P Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli University Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 38:181-5. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint Massive proteinuria: a possible side effect of pyrantel pamoate?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, A Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ren Fail 33:534-6. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome with improvement of renal function
    P Ferrara
    Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 152:1283-4. 2010
    ..We followed the patient with periodic clinical examination and laboratory and radiological investigations and observed at the age of 5 years a normal renal ultrasound without parenchymal hyperechogenicity...
  19. doi request reprint Cranberry juice for the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections: a randomized controlled trial in children
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 43:369-72. 2009
    ..This study compares the effects of daily cranberry juice to those of Lactobacillus in children with recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs)...
  20. doi request reprint Toll-free telephone medical information on nocturnal enuresis: the first Italian experience over a two-year period
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Urol Int 82:143-6. 2009
    ..All phone calls were scheduled to data collections...
  21. doi request reprint Health care of children living with their mother in prison compared with the general population
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome
    Scand J Public Health 37:265-72. 2009
    ..We describe health care of children living in the nest areas and we compare this condition with the general population...
  22. doi request reprint Polythelia: still a marker of urinary tract anomalies in children?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 43:47-50. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between SNN and kidney/urinary tract (K/UT) anomalies, where anomalies is taken to mean functional disorders, malformations and diseases...
  23. doi request reprint Should a renal biopsy be performed at the first relapse of 'clinical nephrotic syndrome'?
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:184-6. 2008
    ..We suggest that it may be better to perform a renal biopsy at the time of first relapse...
  24. ncbi request reprint Penile involvement in Henoch-Schönlein purpura with good prognosis
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica S Cuore, A Gemelli Hospital, Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 41:567-9. 2007
    ..The patient also developed an acute occurrence of impairment of the glans, prepuce and penis 4 days after recovery that completely disappeared after a further 2 days, with the cutaneous rash subsiding on discharge from hospital...
  25. ncbi request reprint Increased excretion of glycosaminoglycans in children with urinary incontinence compared to those with monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Universita Cattolica S Cuore, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 41:218-22. 2007
    ..To analyse the urinary excretion of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) in patients with either urinary incontinence or nocturnal enuresis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Homotoxicological remedies versus desmopressin versus placebo in the treatment of enuresis: a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Paediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica S Cuore, A Gemelli Hospital, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 23:269-74. 2008
    ..Our study demonstrates that homotoxicology is safe and effective when compared with placebo, even if it is significantly less effective than dDAVP in this clinical condition...
  27. ncbi request reprint Preliminary data on monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Paediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:238-40. 2006
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis (MNE) in a group of children and adolescents prior to the onset of type 1 diabetes (Dt1)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association among nocturnal enuresis, body weight and obstructive sleep apnea in children of south Italy: an observational study
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr . 2016
    ..To evaluate the rate of nocturnal enuresis (NE), body weight and obstructive sleep apnea in children 5 to 10 years of age in South Italy and the possible association among these disorders...
  29. ncbi request reprint Child abuse and neglect: A review of the literature
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Curr Pediatr Rev . 2016
    ..All health professionals have the responsibility to protect children from abuse and neglect...
  30. pmc Melatonin's Effect on the Efficacy of Desmopressin in the Treatment of Enuresis
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Int Neurourol J 20:203-208. 2016
    ..This study aims to evaluate and compare the efficacy of exogenous melatonin associated with desmopressin (dDAVP) and dietary recommendations...
  31. doi request reprint Factitious disorders and Munchausen syndrome: the tip of the iceberg
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Italy
    J Child Health Care 17:366-74. 2013
    ..We suggest that physicians must consider the possibility of these diagnoses whenever there are discrepancies in a child's illness presentation. ..
  32. ncbi request reprint Food security and the nutritional status of children in foster care: new horizons in the protection of a fragile population
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr . 2016
    ..The nutritional status of foster children, the quality of daily menus in group homes and the Food Security inside these organizations have been poorly studied and this study means to investigate them...
  33. ncbi request reprint Enuresis and Punishment: The Adverse Effects on Child Development and on Treatment
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Urol Int 97:410-415. 2016
    ..To investigate the role of punishment in enuretic children and how the punishments can influence therapy response...
  34. doi request reprint Traumatic Brain Injury in Children: Role of CDRs-PECARN as a Clinical Predictive Resource for Evaluation of Intracranical Lesions and Neuropsychiatric Outcomes
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Neurosurg 51:249-52. 2016
    ..It also demonstrates that the GOS-E Peds is a valid pediatric outcome scale for children with TBI, despite some important limitations. ..
  35. pmc A Possible Pathogenic Linkage Among Headache, Migraine, and Nocturnal Enuresis in Children
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Int Neurourol J 20:311-315. 2016
    ..In particular, for this purpose, a possible pathogenic relationship linking both conditions and the impact of headaches and migraine on NE persistence was evaluated...
  36. ncbi request reprint Amoxicillin-induced nephritis and tubulitis in a child
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Urol Int 71:124-6. 2003
    ..On renal biopsy an interstitial nephritis with tubulitis was identified...
  37. doi request reprint Increased levels of neurotrophins in the cerebrospinal fluid of children with Epstein-Barr virus meningoencephalitis
    Antonio Chiaretti
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, A Gemelli Hospital, Largo Gemelli, I 00168 Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Infect Dis 20:52-7. 2014
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  38. pmc IL-1 β and IL-6 upregulation in children with H1N1 influenza virus infection
    Antonio Chiaretti
    Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, A Gemelli Hospital, Policlinico Gemelli, Largo Gemelli, 1 00168 Rome, Italy
    Mediators Inflamm 2013:495848. 2013
    ..The upregulation of these cytokines is likely to play a proinflammatory role in H1N1 virus infection and may contribute to airway inflammation and bronchial hyperreactivity in these patients...
  39. doi request reprint Vulvar pyoderma gangrenosum in a child
    Simon Garcovich
    Department of Dermatology, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 26:629-31. 2009
    ..A response to treatment was achieved after 2 weeks and clinical and laboratory follow-up at 12 months did not show any disease relapse or inflammation...
  40. ncbi request reprint IgA nephropathy in an Italian child with familial Mediterranean fever
    Donato Rigante
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:1642-4. 2005
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  41. ncbi request reprint Beneficial therapeutic effects of vitamin C on recurrent respiratory tract infections in children: preliminary data
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr . 2016
    ..Moreover, we evaluate the main risk factors that predispose to the development of this disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Combined Dietary Recommendations, Desmopressin, and Behavioral Interventions May Be Effective First-Line Treatment in Resolution of Enuresis
    Pietro Ferrara
    Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Urol J 12:2228-32. 2015
    ..The pres­ent study aimed to compare the efficacy of combined specific dietary advices and dDAVP vs dDAVP alone...
  43. doi request reprint Platinum compounds in children with cancer: toxicity and clinical management
    Antonio Ruggiero
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Drugs 24:1007-19. 2013
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  44. ncbi request reprint Preoperative C-reactive protein predicts mid-term outcome after cardiac surgery
    Giangiuseppe Cappabianca
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Dipartimento d Emergenza e Trapianti d Organo, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:2170-8. 2006
    ..The study objective was to evaluate the effect of CRP on short-term and mid-term outcome after cardiac surgery...
  45. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic discordance in three siblings affected by atypical cystic fibrosis with the F508del/D614G genotype
    Giuseppe Castaldo
    Università del Molise Facoltà di SS MM FF NN Via Mazzini 86170 Isernia Italia
    J Cyst Fibros 5:193-5. 2006
    ..The whole scanning of CFTR revealed the rare F508del/D614G genotype. The discordance of clinical expression within the same family reinforces the putative role of modifier genes of CF phenotype...
  46. ncbi request reprint Plasma antidiuretic hormone levels in children with spina bifida
    Pietro Ferrara
    Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Urol Int 68:144-7. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess plasma antidiuretic hormone (ADH) levels in these children...