F Contaldo

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Affiliation: Federico II University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of physical activity in an outpatient obesity clinic in southern Italy: results from a standardized questionnaire
    Carmine Finelli
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:168-73. 2006
  2. pmc Enhanced serum concentrations of transforming growth factor-beta1 in simple fatty liver: is it really benign?
    Giovanni Tarantino
    Federico II University Medical School of Naples, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Transl Med 6:72. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity, heart failure and sudden death
    F Contaldo
    Interuniversities Center for Studies and Research on Obesity and Eating Disorders CISRO, Clinical Nutrition, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 12:190-7. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Satiety and hunger: some considerations from feast and famine aboriginal (stone age men) experiences
    F Contaldo
    Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 10:e49-51. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity epidemics: simple or simplicistic answers?
    Franco Contaldo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, University Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Clin Nutr 24:1-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity epidemics: secular trend or globalization consequence? Beyond the interaction between genetic and environmental factors
    Franco Contaldo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, Federico II University, Napoli Via S Pansini 80131, Naples, Italy
    Clin Nutr 23:289-91. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Relations of left ventricular geometry and function to body composition in children with high casual blood pressure
    G De Simone
    Nutrition Unit, Federico II University Hospital School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Hypertension 30:377-82. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of survival in terminal-cancer patients with irreversible bowel obstruction receiving home parenteral nutrition
    F Pasanisi
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Nutrition 17:581-4. 2001
  9. doi request reprint UCP1 -3826 AG+GG genotypes, adiponectin, and leptin/adiponectin ratio in severe obesity
    G Labruna
    CEINGE Biotecnologie Avanzate s c a r l, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:525-9. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The prediction of basal metabolic rate in female patients with anorexia nervosa
    L Scalfi
    Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Department of Food Science, Federico II University, Via Universita 100, Portici, Napoli, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:359-64. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of physical activity in an outpatient obesity clinic in southern Italy: results from a standardized questionnaire
    Carmine Finelli
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:168-73. 2006
    ..Sedentary lifestyle contributes to increased body weight in western societies. We evaluated physical activity (PA) and its association with some clinical and biochemical parameters in overweight and obese outpatients...
  2. pmc Enhanced serum concentrations of transforming growth factor-beta1 in simple fatty liver: is it really benign?
    Giovanni Tarantino
    Federico II University Medical School of Naples, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Transl Med 6:72. 2008
    ..Transforming growth factor-beta1 released by hepatic stellate cells during chronic liver injury plays a critical role in liver apoptosis and fibrogenesis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity, heart failure and sudden death
    F Contaldo
    Interuniversities Center for Studies and Research on Obesity and Eating Disorders CISRO, Clinical Nutrition, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 12:190-7. 2002
    ..To review the direct unfavourable effect of obesity, the most prevalent nutritional and metabolic disease worldwide, on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Satiety and hunger: some considerations from feast and famine aboriginal (stone age men) experiences
    F Contaldo
    Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 10:e49-51. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity epidemics: simple or simplicistic answers?
    Franco Contaldo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, University Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Clin Nutr 24:1-4. 2005
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  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity epidemics: secular trend or globalization consequence? Beyond the interaction between genetic and environmental factors
    Franco Contaldo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, Federico II University, Napoli Via S Pansini 80131, Naples, Italy
    Clin Nutr 23:289-91. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Relations of left ventricular geometry and function to body composition in children with high casual blood pressure
    G De Simone
    Nutrition Unit, Federico II University Hospital School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Hypertension 30:377-82. 1997
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of survival in terminal-cancer patients with irreversible bowel obstruction receiving home parenteral nutrition
    F Pasanisi
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Nutrition 17:581-4. 2001
    ..Survival differs widely and can be predicted only to a limited extent from initial values of serum albumin and Karnofsky performance status...
  9. doi request reprint UCP1 -3826 AG+GG genotypes, adiponectin, and leptin/adiponectin ratio in severe obesity
    G Labruna
    CEINGE Biotecnologie Avanzate s c a r l, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:525-9. 2009
    ..8 kg/m2] with NAFLD, with (MS+) or without MS (MS-) from Southern Italy...
  10. ncbi request reprint The prediction of basal metabolic rate in female patients with anorexia nervosa
    L Scalfi
    Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Department of Food Science, Federico II University, Via Universita 100, Portici, Napoli, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:359-64. 2001
    ..To evaluate in female patients with anorexia nervosa the accuracy of a specific predictive formula for basal metabolic rate (BMR) already proposed in the literature and to derive a new disease-specific equation with the same purpose...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relation of left ventricular diastolic properties to systolic function in arterial hypertension
    G De Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Circulation 101:152-7. 2000
    ..It is unclear whether impairment of left ventricular (LV) diastolic characteristics is independent of systolic dysfunction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of long-term home parenteral nutrition in non-oncological patients: a report from two specialised centres
    R Bonifacio
    Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 2:188-95. 2007
    ..Forty-one (20 m, 21 f) non-oncological home parenteral nutrition (HPN) patients (52.0+/-16.6 years, BMI 20.2+/-4.0 kg/m(2)), enrolled from 1995 to 2005, underwent a clinical and biochemical follow-up at 3 months, 1 and 3 years...
  13. doi request reprint Bioelectrical impedance phase angle in constitutionally lean females, ballet dancers and patients with anorexia nervosa
    M Marra
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, Federico II University, Via S Pansini 5, Naples 80131, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:905-8. 2009
    ..The main aim of this study was to assess whether phase angle (a bioimpedance variable related to body cell mass) differs according to the type of underweight in female adolescents and young women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and nutritional status changes after 10% weight loss in severely obese patients treated with laparoscopic surgery vs integrated medical treatment
    Federica del Genio
    Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorder CISRO, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II School of Medicine, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Obes Surg 17:1592-8. 2007
    ..There are limited data evaluating metabolic and body composition changes after different treatments in type III obese (body mass index [BMI] > 40 kg/m(2))...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reduced hemodynamic load and cardiac hypotrophy in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Carmela Romano
    Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Naples
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:308-12. 2003
    ..Anorexia nervosa is associated with lower left ventricular mass (LVM) and systolic dysfunction. Whether these abnormalities reflect chronic protein-energy malnutrition or are primarily related to lower cardiac workload is unclear...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality in anorexia nervosa: a report after an 8-year follow-up and a review of the most recent literature
    A Signorini
    1Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Interuniversity Centre for Obesity and Eating Disorders, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:119-22. 2007
    ..To evaluate long-term mortality rate of anorexia nervosa (AN) patients in a southern Italy population compared to the most recent literature...
  17. ncbi request reprint Circulating levels of cytochrome C, gamma-glutamyl transferase, triglycerides and unconjugated bilirubin in overweight/obese patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    G Tarantino
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School of Naples, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 25:47-56. 2011
    ..001. These findings likely reflect a balance between oxidative stress and anti-oxidant response rather than a lack of reliability of cytochrome c as a reliable biomarker of mitochondrial damage...
  18. ncbi request reprint Benefits of sustained moderate weight loss in obesity
    F Pasanisi
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:401-6. 2001
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  19. ncbi request reprint Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in young adult severely obese non-diabetic patients in South Italy
    P Colicchio
    Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Napoli, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:289-95. 2005
    ..We evaluated the prevalence and degree of metabolic and hepatic abnormalities associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in type II-III obesity in a metropolitan area of South Italy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of survival in patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis on home parenteral nutrition
    Lidia Santarpia
    Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Nutrition 22:355-60. 2006
    ..We worked to identify predictors of survival in patients with carcinomatosis on home parenteral nutrition (HPN)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevention and treatment of implanted central venous catheter (CVC) - related sepsis: a report after six years of home parenteral nutrition (HPN)
    Lidia Santarpia
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Clin Nutr 21:207-11. 2002
    ..Systemic and antibiotic lock therapy was performed with an 83% successful rate. Gram-positive bacteria were the most frequent CVC infection agents, which are usually eradicated by antibiotic therapy lasting 7 days...
  22. pmc Hematological complications in anorexia nervosa
    E De Filippo
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 70:1305-1308. 2016
    ..9±1.6 kg/m2), recruited in the Outpatient Unit for Malnutrition secondary to Eating Disorders at the Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Federico II University Hospital, since February 1991 to December 2012...
  23. ncbi request reprint Link of nonhemodynamic factors to hemodynamic determinants of left ventricular hypertrophy
    G De Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Hypertension 38:13-8. 2001
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  24. ncbi request reprint Integrated medical-psychiatric treatment of the "crisis phase" in severe protein-energy malnutrition secondary to major eating disorders
    V Alfano
    CSIRO, Clinical Nutrition, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 9:158-62. 2004
    ..Treatment was successful and the patient was discharged completely autonomous and followed up on an outpatient basis. After about one year follow-up he is still in good clinical condition and in sufficient psychological equilibrium...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cardiac abnormalities in type 1 diabetes
    G De Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II, University Hospital School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Ital Heart J 1:493-9. 2000
    ..Left ventricular (LV) structural and hemodynamic consequences of type 1 diabetes mellitus are not fully understood...
  26. ncbi request reprint Influence of obesity on left ventricular midwall mechanics in arterial hypertension
    G De Simone
    Division of Cardiology, New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, NY 1002, USA Italy
    Hypertension 28:276-83. 1996
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Interaction between body size and cardiac workload: influence on left ventricular mass during body growth and adulthood
    G De Simone
    Division of Cardiology, The New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA
    Hypertension 31:1077-82. 1998
    ..This might be due to genotypic variations and/or measurement error...
  28. ncbi request reprint Body composition changes in patients with anorexia nervosa after complete weight recovery
    L Scalfi
    Department of Food Science, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:15-20. 2002
    ..To assess body composition changes occurring in female anorectic patients after complete weight recovery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Relation of insulin resistance to markers of preclinical cardiovascular disease: the Strong Heart Study
    G De Simone
    Division of Cardiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, N Y 10021, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 13:140-7. 2003
    ..To investigate whether insulin-resistance influences echocardiographic markers of preclinical disease, independent of significant confounders...
  30. ncbi request reprint The contribution of omental adipose tissue to adipokine concentrations in patients with the metabolic syndrome
    Giovanni Tarantino
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School of Naples, Italy
    Clin Invest Med 30:E192-9. 2007
    ..In a subsample of metabolic patients underwent abdominal surgery, the adipokine concentrations were measured in venous blood from the omentum to determine information on some processes of synthesis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Menstrual status and serum leptin levels in anorectic and in menstruating women with low body mass indexes
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 78:376-82. 2002
    ..To evaluate serum leptin levels in anorectic women, menstruating women with low body mass indexes (BMI) and normally menstruating women with normal BMI...
  32. ncbi request reprint Basal metabolic rate in morbidly obese patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Giovanni Tarantino
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School of Naples, Italy
    Clin Invest Med 31:E24-9. 2008
    ..Then, the role of systemic inflammation was assessed...
  33. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of bioelectrical impedance phase angle in advanced cancer: preliminary observations
    Lidia Santarpia
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Nutrition 25:930-1. 2009
    ..In addition to albumin, cholinesterase, and the Karnofsky index, phase angle (R(2)=0.384, P=0.024) was found to be strictly related to survival time and can be therefore considered a prognostic tool in patients with advanced cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Fasting respiratory quotient as a predictor of long-term weight changes in non-obese women
    Maurizio Marra
    Inter University Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders CISRO, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 48:189-92. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether respiratory quotient in non-obese women is a predictor of body weight changes after a 6-year follow-up period...
  35. ncbi request reprint BMR variability in women of different weight
    Maurizio Marra
    Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Clin Nutr 26:567-72. 2007
    ....
  36. pmc Hepatic steatosis in overweight/obese females: new screening method for those at risk
    Giovanni Tarantino
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Hepatology in Internal Medicine, Federico II University Medical School of Naples, Naples, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 15:5693-9. 2009
    ..To identify which parameters could help to distinguish the "metabolically benign obesity", which is not accompanied by insulin resistance (IR) and early atherosclerosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Phase angle is a predictor of basal metabolic rate in female patients with anorexia nervosa
    Maurizio Marra
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Napoli, Italy
    Physiol Meas 26:S145-52. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, further studies are necessary to confirm this finding in other forms of protein energy malnutrition and justify the inclusion of BIA variables in the equations used to predict BMR in the clinical setting...
  38. doi request reprint Citrulline blood levels as indicators of residual intestinal absorption in patients with short bowel syndrome
    Lidia Santarpia
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 53:137-42. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, only serum citrulline measured with HPLC was significantly related to small bowel length. We conclude that HPLC remains the reference methodology to evaluate blood or serum amino acid levels in adult population with SBS...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of sibutramine-induced weight loss on cardiovascular system in obese subjects
    Giovanni de Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, School of Medicine v S Pansini 5 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 15:24-30. 2005
    ..To assess efficacy of sibutramine in obese subjects, and influence on hemodynamics, valve function and left ventricular (LV) geometry and performance...
  40. doi request reprint Central venous catheter infections and antibiotic therapy during long-term home parenteral nutrition: an 11-year follow-up study
    Lidia Santarpia
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 34:254-62. 2010
    ..Catheter-related bloodstream infections are a serious and common complication in patients receiving home parenteral nutrition (HPN)...
  41. doi request reprint Iron absorption following a single oral dose of ferrous sulfate or ferric gluconate in patients with gastrectomy
    L Santarpia
    Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 63:55-9. 2013
    ..Iron deficiency anemia frequently occurs in gastrectomized patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Adult home parenteral nutrition: a clinical evaluation after a 3-year experience in a Southern European centre
    G Violante
    Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:58-61. 2006
    ..To evaluate the current use of Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPN) in a Southern European region...
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparison between different methods to assess the prevalence of obesity in a sample of Italian children
    G Valerio
    Faculty of Scienze Motorie, University Parthenope, Naples, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:211-6. 2003
    ..This should be always taken into consideration when data from different epidemiological or clinical studies are compared...
  44. ncbi request reprint Are the general equations to predict BMR applicable to patients with anorexia nervosa?
    M Marra
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, National Institute for Food and Nutrition Research, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 7:53-9. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Cholinesterase and other serum liver enzymes in underweight outpatients with eating disorders
    Concetta Montagnese
    Human Nutrition, Department of Food Science, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Int J Eat Disord 40:746-50. 2007
    ..The present study aimed to evaluate serum liver enzymes in underweight outpatients with anorexia nervosa (A-NERV) or eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS)...
  46. doi request reprint Composition of personalized and standard nutritional mixtures in patients on home parenteral nutrition
    C Scanzano
    Home Artificial Nutrition Unit, Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition Section, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Federico II University Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 68:433-6. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the composition of PPNMs prescribed in selected cases, by a practitioner nutritionist, with that of industrially manufactured standard parenteral nutrition mixtures (SPNMs)...
  47. ncbi request reprint The prediction of basal metabolic rate in young adult, severely obese patients using single-frequency bioimpedance analysis
    M Marra
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Medical School, Federico II University, Via Sergio Pansini 5, I 80131, Naples, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 40:S139-41. 2003
    ..4xweight (+221 for men); (2). including also BIA variables: BMR=- 96+8.4xresistance index+8.3xweight+82.5xphase angle. Thus, in young adult, severely obese individuals, BIA variables are significant predictors of BMR...
  48. doi request reprint Noninvasive evaluation of abdominal fat and liver changes following progressive weight loss in severely obese patients treated with laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Federica del Genio
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorder CISRO, Federico II School of Medicine, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Obes Surg 19:1664-71. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate body composition, abdominal fat, and metabolic changes in a group of severely obese patients before and after laparoscopic gastric bypass (LGBP) at standardized (10% and 25%) total weight loss...
  49. ncbi request reprint Outcome predictors in the short-term treatment of anorexia nervosa: an integrated medical-psychiatric approach
    A Signorini
    CISRO, Clinical Nutrition, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 8:168-72. 2003
    ..Factors predicting clinical outcome in the short-term treatment of anorexia nervosa...
  50. ncbi request reprint Severe acute liver damage in anorexia nervosa: two case reports
    Carmela De Caprio
    Interuniversity Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Nutrition 22:572-5. 2006
    ..Most common causes of liver failure, such as hepatotropic viruses, hepatotoxic drugs, alcohol, cannabis, and cocaine abuse, were excluded...
  51. doi request reprint Functional analysis of melanocortin-4-receptor mutants identified in severely obese subjects living in Southern Italy
    Andreina Alfieri
    Dipartimento di Studi delle Istituzioni e dei Sistemi Territoriali, Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, Universita Parthenope, Naples, Italy
    Gene 457:35-41. 2010
    ..Furthermore, co-expression studies showed that mutant A175T but not W174C had a dominant negative effect on the wt receptor activity...
  52. ncbi request reprint The mtDNA 15497 G/A polymorphism in cytochrome b in severe obese subjects from Southern Italy
    Rosario Liguori
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Biotechnology, University Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:466-70. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Six novel mutations in the proopiomelanocortin and melanocortin receptor 4 genes in severely obese adults living in southern Italy
    Pasqualina Buono
    Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, Università degli Studi Parthenope di Napoli, Naples, Italy
    Clin Chem 51:1358-64. 2005
    ..Here we report variants of the proopiomelanocortin (POMC) and melanocortin receptor 4 (MC4R) genes detected in severely obese adults living in southern Italy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Xhooxham, the young lady of a Bushman tribe, and "globesity"
    Franco Contaldo
    Nutrition 20:949-50. 2004
  55. ncbi request reprint Variants of uncoupling protein-2 gene and obesity: interaction with peroxisome proliferator-activated receptorgamma2
    Francesco P Mancini
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:817-22. 2003
    ..To analyse the association of the UCP2 gene, alone or in combination with the PPARgamma2 gene, with obesity...
  56. ncbi request reprint High-protein diet, obesity, and the environment
    Franco Contaldo
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:387; author reply 387-8. 2006
  57. ncbi request reprint [Clinical nutritional outcome in patients recovering in a psychiatric setting from severe protein-energy malnutrition of anorexia nervosa]
    Carmela De Caprio
    Centro Interuniversitario di Studi e Ricerche sull Obesità ed i Disturbi del Comportamento Alimentare, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi Federico II, Napoli
    Ann Ital Med Int 20:158-66. 2005
    ..In conclusion, integrated medical psychiatric treatment represents an effective intervention also in severely malnourished anorectic patient requiring hospitalization...
  58. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome: analogies with subtypes of protein energy malnutrition
    Franco Contaldo
    Clin Nutr 25:537-9. 2006
  59. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of bone disease in patients on home parenteral nutrition
    Loris Pironi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Clin Nutr 21:289-96. 2002
    ..The epidemiology of bone disease in home parenteral nutrition (HPN) is unknown. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the prevalence and severity of reduced bone mineral density (BMD) in long-term HPN...