Renal Immunopathology Center

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Organization: Renal Immunopathology Center
Country: Italy

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Fibrillary and immunotactoid glomerulopathies
    F Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ren Fail 20:801-8. 1998
  2. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: Acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan, Italy
    J Nephrol 17:747-8. 2004
  3. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: Minimal Change disease and focal glomerulosclerosis
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan Italy
    J Nephrol 18:1-4. 2005
  4. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: ANCA-associated vasculitis (first part)
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan, Italy
    J Nephrol 18:113-6. 2005
  5. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: ANCA-associated vasculitis (Second part)
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Nephrol 18:217-20. 2005
  6. ncbi Value of a new automated fluorescence immunoassay (EliA) for PR3 and MPO-ANCA in monitoring disease activity in ANCA-associated systemic vasculitis
    Renato Alberto Sinico
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia e Immunologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Via Pio Secondo 3, 20153 Milano, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1050:185-92. 2005
  7. ncbi Anti-C1q autoantibodies in lupus nephritis: prevalence and clinical significance
    Renato Alberto Sinico
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia e Immunologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Via Pio Secondo 3, 20153 Milano, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1050:193-200. 2005
  8. ncbi Prevalence and clinical significance of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in Churg-Strauss syndrome
    Renato A Sinico
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia e Immunologia, Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Milan, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2926-35. 2005
  9. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody disease
    F Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan Italy
    J Nephrol 18:351-3. 2005
  10. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: light chain deposition disease
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan Italy
    J Nephrol 18:499-502. 2005

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi Fibrillary and immunotactoid glomerulopathies
    F Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ren Fail 20:801-8. 1998
    ..Further studies about pathogenetic mechanisms of fibril or microtubule formation may allow a better understanding of these diseases...
  2. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: Acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan, Italy
    J Nephrol 17:747-8. 2004
    ..Acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis, also known as "proliferative-exudative nephritis" is morphologically characterized by intense endocapillary proliferation and massive accumulation of inflammatory cells...
  3. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: Minimal Change disease and focal glomerulosclerosis
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan Italy
    J Nephrol 18:1-4. 2005
    ..It remains unresolved whether Minimal Change disease and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis are different diseases or whether they represent a spectrum of presentation of the same disease process...
  4. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: ANCA-associated vasculitis (first part)
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan, Italy
    J Nephrol 18:113-6. 2005
    ..The distinctive marker of ANCA-associated renal vasculitis has therefore become the presence of necrotizing extracapillary glomerulonephritis, that is always absent in Polyarteritis Nodosa...
  5. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: ANCA-associated vasculitis (Second part)
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Nephrol 18:217-20. 2005
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  6. ncbi Value of a new automated fluorescence immunoassay (EliA) for PR3 and MPO-ANCA in monitoring disease activity in ANCA-associated systemic vasculitis
    Renato Alberto Sinico
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia e Immunologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Via Pio Secondo 3, 20153 Milano, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1050:185-92. 2005
    ..We recommend that ANCA titer be used to monitor AASV disease activity with the caveat that a few exceptions, in particular with MPO-ANCA, are possible...
  7. ncbi Anti-C1q autoantibodies in lupus nephritis: prevalence and clinical significance
    Renato Alberto Sinico
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia e Immunologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Via Pio Secondo 3, 20153 Milano, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1050:193-200. 2005
    ..Our results confirm that anti-C1q antibodies are present in a significant percentage of SLE patients, and that their presence and levels correlate with disease activity-in particular, during renal flare-ups...
  8. ncbi Prevalence and clinical significance of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in Churg-Strauss syndrome
    Renato A Sinico
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia e Immunologia, Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Milan, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2926-35. 2005
    ..We undertook this study to examine the prevalence and antigen specificity of ANCAs in a large cohort of patients with CSS. Moreover, we evaluated the relationship between ANCA positivity and clinicopathologic features...
  9. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody disease
    F Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan Italy
    J Nephrol 18:351-3. 2005
    ..By light microscopy several histological patterns can be observed...
  10. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: light chain deposition disease
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan Italy
    J Nephrol 18:499-502. 2005
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  11. ncbi Henoch-Schonlein nephritis
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan Italy
    J Nephrol 18:637-41. 2005
    ..These findings not only confirmed the immunologic nature of the pathologic lesions but also drew attention to the remarkable similarity between Henoch-Schonlein purpura nephritis and IgA nephropathy...
  12. ncbi [The clinical immunology laboratory in diagnosis and monitoring of systemic lupus erythematosus and connective tissue diseases]
    R A Sinico
    Unita Operativa di Immunologia Clinica, Azienda Ospedaliera, Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Milano
    G Ital Nefrol 22:S21-6. 2005
    ..New assays (anti-C1q and anti-nucleosome antibodies) have been recently proposed for the diagnosis (anti-nucleosome) and monitoring of SLE patients (anti-C1q and anti-nucleosome antibodies), with promising results...
  13. ncbi Statins and renal diseases: from primary prevention to renal replacement therapy
    Giuseppe D'Amico
    Department of Nephrology and Immunology, San Carlo Hospital, 20153 Milan, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:S148-52. 2006
    ..Ongoing large trials will establish more clearly whether such effects are present in renal patients...
  14. ncbi Renal involvement in Churg-Strauss syndrome
    Renato Alberto Sinico
    Dipartimento Area Medica, Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Milan, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:770-9. 2006
    ..Renal involvement is not regarded as a prominent feature, and its prevalence and severity vary widely in published reports that usually refer to small series of selected patients...
  15. ncbi [New insights in the treatment of ANCA-associated systemic vasculitis]
    R A Sinico
    UOS di Immunologia Clinica, Dipartimento Area medica e Dipartimento di Nefrologia e Immunologia, Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 23:138-48. 2006
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  16. ncbi Histopathological atlas of renal diseases: membranous glomerulonephritis
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan, Italy
    J Nephrol 17:635-6. 2004
    ..The glomerular lesion is extremely variable and the basement membrane thickening changes over time. According to the classic descriptions, MGN is in fact divided into four stages...
  17. ncbi Natural history of idiopathic IgA nephropathy and factors predictive of disease outcome
    Giuseppe D'Amico
    Department of Nephrology and Immunology, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Via Pio II, 3, 20153, Milan, Italy
    Semin Nephrol 24:179-96. 2004
    ..More controversial was the role of crescents and capsular adhesions...
  18. ncbi Natural history of idiopathic IgA nephropathy: role of clinical and histological prognostic factors
    G D'Amico
    Department of Nephrology and Urology, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 36:227-37. 2000
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  19. ncbi Adequacy in hemodialysis: new concepts derived from online urea monitoring
    G Arrigo
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, San Carlo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Kidney Int Suppl 76:S41-6. 2000
    ..To ascertain whether the stability assumption is tenable and to estimate the variability of urea kinetic parameters, a number of stable patients on regular dialysis treatment in their usual clinical setting were followed...
  20. ncbi Glomerular monocyte-macrophage features in ANCA-positive renal vasculitis and cryoglobulinemic nephritis
    M P Rastaldi
    Renal Immunopathology Center, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 11:2036-43. 2000
    ..Moreover, acute activation and cytokine production seem to be present in a greater number of macrophages in ANCA + RV, giving this disease a stronger severity that could be taken into account for therapeutic strategies...
  21. pmc Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in lymphocyte subsets and in B lymphocytes expressing rheumatoid factor cross-reacting idiotype in type II mixed cryoglobulinaemia
    A Fornasieri
    Division of Nephrology and Immunohaematology, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, and Institute of Virology, University of Milano, Milano, Italy
    Clin Exp Immunol 122:400-3. 2000
    ..In selected cases, B cell subsets expressing IgMk RF CRI are the prevalent cell type infected by HCV. Our data suggest HCV involvement in B cell dysregulation leading to cryoprecipitable IgMk RF production...
  22. ncbi Idiopathic IgA nephropathy with segmental necrotizing lesions of the capillary wall
    G D'Amico
    Division of Nephrology, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Kidney Int 59:682-92. 2001
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  23. ncbi Epithelial-mesenchymal transition of tubular epithelial cells in human renal biopsies
    Maria P Rastaldi
    Renal Research Association, Renal Immunopathology Centre, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Via Pio II, 3, 20153 Milan, Italy
    Kidney Int 62:137-46. 2002
    ..According to this theory, they should proceed through several activating steps, such as proliferation and phenotype changes, to eventually synthesize extracellular matrix (ECM)...
  24. ncbi [ANCA-associated vasculitis]
    R A Sinico
    Unita Operativa di Nefrologia e Centro di Immunologia Clinica e Reumatologia, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 19:125-36. 2002
    ..When serum creatinine is than 500 ml/L (5.6 mg/dl) and/or oliguria is present, the addition of methylprednisolone pulses and/or plasma exchange should be considered...
  25. ncbi Circulating antibodies recognising oxidatively-modified low-density lipoproteins in patients with IgA nephropathy, membranous glomerulonephritis and focal glomerulosclerosis
    Alessandro Fornasieri
    Division of Nephrology, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Nephrol 15:349-57. 2002
    ..Oxidation of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) generates molecular epitopes that play a pathologic role in experimental glomerular diseases and can also elicit an immune response and the generation of anti-oxidatively-modified LDL antibodies...
  26. ncbi The use of laboratory tests in diagnosis and monitoring of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Renato Alberto Sinico
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit and Center of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Nephrol 15:S20-7. 2002
    ..Among biological parameters, urinary levels of monocyte chemoattranct protein 1 (MCP1) seem to be the most useful to monitor nephritis activity in lupus patients...
  27. ncbi Pathophysiology of proteinuria
    Giuseppe D'Amico
    Division of Nephrology, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Kidney Int 63:809-25. 2003
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  28. ncbi Azathioprine hypersensitivity: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Renato A Sinico
    Unit of Nephrology and Dialysis, Center of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Via Pio Secondo 3, 20153 Milan, Italy
    J Nephrol 16:272-6. 2003
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  29. pmc Glomerular podocytes possess the synaptic vesicle molecule Rab3A and its specific effector rabphilin-3a
    Maria Pia Rastaldi
    Renal Immunopathology Laboratory, Associazione Nuova Nefrologia, c o San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Via Pio II, 20153 Milan, Italy
    Am J Pathol 163:889-99. 2003
    ..The altered expression observed in mouse and human proteinuric diseases suggests a possible role for these molecules in glomerulopathies...
  30. ncbi [Interdisciplinary Forum on Autoimmune Disease Research: guidelines]
    Renato Alberto Sinico
    Unità Operativa di Nefrologia e Centro di Immunologia Clinica e Reumatologia Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Via Pio II, 3, 20153 Milano, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 19:212-24. 2002
  31. ncbi [Composition of proteinuria in primary glomerulonephritides: association with tubolo-interstitial damage, outcome and response to therapy]
    C Bazzi
    U O Nefrologia e Dialisi, Azienda Ospedaliera, Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 20:346-55. 2003
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  32. ncbi Renal amyloidosis (part I)
    Franco Ferrario
    Renal Immunopathology Center, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital and Nuova Nefrologia Research Association, Milan, Italy
    J Nephrol 19:123-5. 2006
    ..Classifications of amyloid disorders reflect some of the current concepts concerning the protein composition of amyloid fibrils in different diseases...