P Maestrelli

Summary

Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Low domestic exposure to house dust mite allergens (Der p 1) is associated with a reduced non-specific bronchial hyper-responsiveness in mite-sensitized asthmatic subjects under optimal drug treatment
    P Maestrelli
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padova, Ospedale Giustinianeo, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:715-21. 2001
  2. pmc Decreased expression of TGF-beta type II receptor in bronchial glands of smokers with COPD
    S Baraldo
    Department of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Section of Respiratory Diseases, University of Padova, Italy
    Thorax 60:998-1002. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The distribution of neurokinin-1 and neurokinin-2 receptors in human central airways
    C E Mapp
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:207-15. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Goblet cell hyperplasia and epithelial inflammation in peripheral airways of smokers with both symptoms of chronic bronchitis and chronic airflow limitation
    M Saetta
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:1016-21. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Occupational asthma due to isocyanates
    C E Mapp
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Eur Respir J 1:273-9. 1988
  6. ncbi request reprint Cytokines in the airway mucosa of subjects with asthma induced by toluene diisocyanate
    P Maestrelli
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 151:607-12. 1995
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of toluene diisocyanate and of capsaicin on human bronchial smooth muscle in vitro
    P Chitano
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padua, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 270:167-73. 1994
  8. ncbi request reprint Venous blood platelets decrease during allergen-induced asthmatic reactions
    P Maestrelli
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 20:367-72. 1990
  9. ncbi request reprint Personal exposure to particulate matter is associated with worse health perception in adult asthma
    P Maestrelli
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 21:120-8. 2011
  10. pmc Neutrophilic infiltration within the airway smooth muscle in patients with COPD
    S Baraldo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Respiratory Diseases, University of Padova, Italy
    Thorax 59:308-12. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Low domestic exposure to house dust mite allergens (Der p 1) is associated with a reduced non-specific bronchial hyper-responsiveness in mite-sensitized asthmatic subjects under optimal drug treatment
    P Maestrelli
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padova, Ospedale Giustinianeo, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:715-21. 2001
    ..Airway inflammation in asthma causes symptoms, airflow limitation and bronchial hyper-responsiveness. The strategy of asthma management is to reduce airway inflammation by drug treatment and avoidance of triggers, including allergens...
  2. pmc Decreased expression of TGF-beta type II receptor in bronchial glands of smokers with COPD
    S Baraldo
    Department of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Section of Respiratory Diseases, University of Padova, Italy
    Thorax 60:998-1002. 2005
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate the expression of TGF-beta1 and its type II receptor (TGF-beta RII) in the bronchial glands of smokers with COPD...
  3. ncbi request reprint The distribution of neurokinin-1 and neurokinin-2 receptors in human central airways
    C E Mapp
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:207-15. 2000
    ..These data show that NK-1 and NK-2 receptors are present in human central airways and that their expression is not modified by cigarette smoking...
  4. ncbi request reprint Goblet cell hyperplasia and epithelial inflammation in peripheral airways of smokers with both symptoms of chronic bronchitis and chronic airflow limitation
    M Saetta
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:1016-21. 2000
    ..05) compared with nonsmokers. In conclusion, smokers with both symptoms of chronic bronchitis and chronic airflow limitation have an increased number of goblet cells and inflammatory cells in the epithelium of peripheral airways...
  5. ncbi request reprint Occupational asthma due to isocyanates
    C E Mapp
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Eur Respir J 1:273-9. 1988
    ..The low proportion of atopic subjects (21.5%) and of smokers (7.5%), and the high proportion of subjects with the late component in the asthmatic reaction (71%) appear to be common features in this disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cytokines in the airway mucosa of subjects with asthma induced by toluene diisocyanate
    P Maestrelli
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 151:607-12. 1995
    ..We conclude that the inflammatory response of the airways in TDI-induced asthma is characterized by persistent activation of lymphocytes and by chronic expression of proinflammatory cytokines...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of toluene diisocyanate and of capsaicin on human bronchial smooth muscle in vitro
    P Chitano
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padua, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 270:167-73. 1994
    ..We conclude that toluene diisocyanate and capsaicin may produce both shortening and relaxation in isolated human bronchi through NK1 receptors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Venous blood platelets decrease during allergen-induced asthmatic reactions
    P Maestrelli
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 20:367-72. 1990
    ..Diurnal increase of leucocyte numbers occurred after challenge with both allergen and diluent control. These results suggest that platelets may be involved in the pathogenesis of allergen-induced asthmatic reactions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Personal exposure to particulate matter is associated with worse health perception in adult asthma
    P Maestrelli
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 21:120-8. 2011
    ..The hypothesis that lung inflammation is responsible for these effects has been tested in panel and controlled exposure studies in asthmatic adults, with inconsistent results...
  10. pmc Neutrophilic infiltration within the airway smooth muscle in patients with COPD
    S Baraldo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Respiratory Diseases, University of Padova, Italy
    Thorax 59:308-12. 2004
    ..The interaction between inflammatory cells and airway smooth muscle may have a crucial role...
  11. ncbi request reprint Modification of serum proteins in guinea pigs immunized and challenged with toluene diisocyanate
    N De Marzo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padova, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 26:153-60. 2000
    ..Guinea pigs were used to determine whether immunization and challenge by toluene diisocyanate (TDI) induce changes in the serum protein concentrations of the "acute-phase response" and whether TDI can form adducts with serum proteins...
  12. ncbi request reprint Decreased haem oxygenase-1 and increased inducible nitric oxide synthase in the lung of severe COPD patients
    P Maestrelli
    Dept of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Section of Respiratory Diseases, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Eur Respir J 21:971-6. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of toluene diisocyanate-induced asthma
    M Padoan
    Dept of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Eur Respir J 21:637-40. 2003
    ..A more favourable prognosis was associated with a better lung function and a lower degree of airway hyperresponsiveness to methacholine at diagnosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increased activation of p38 MAPK in COPD
    T Renda
    Dept of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur Respir J 31:62-9. 2008
    ..The present findings suggest that this protein may be a suitable pharmacological target for therapeutic intervention...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Acute effects of environmental pollution on the urban vigilants airways]
    G Guarnieri
    Dipartimento di Medicina Ambientale e Sanità Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:838-40. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Environmental exposure and occupational asthma
    P Maestrelli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Ambientale e Sanità Pubblica, Sede di Medicina del Lavoro Servizio di Fisiopatologia Respiratoria, Universita di Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:167-8. 2002
    ..These data give support to the attempt to develop Threshold Limit Values (TLV) for sensitisers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sputum induction
    P L Paggiaro
    Cardiothoracic Dept, Cisanello Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Respir J Suppl 37:3s-8s. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Recovery from adult-onset asthma and airway remodelling
    P Maestrelli
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1733-5. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Same role and same treatment for airway eosinophilia in asthma and COPD?
    P Maestrelli
    Eur Respir J 29:831-3. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor-beta type II receptor in pulmonary arteries of patients with very severe COPD
    B Beghe
    Dept of Cardiological, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Section of Respiratory Diseases, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Eur Respir J 28:556-62. 2006
    ..These findings suggest the activation of an antiproliferative pathway, which might explain the relatively low degree of pulmonary hypertension observed in these subjects...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Occupational asthma: role of airway inflammation and remodelling in persistent respiratory symptoms and bronchial hyper-responsiveness]
    A Siracusa
    Allergologia Professionale e Ambientale, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Perugia
    Med Lav 95:275-81. 2004
    ..Unfortunately, respiratory symptoms and non-specific bronchial hyper-responsiveness (NSBH) persist in about two-thirds of patients for years after removal from the offending agent...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Follow-up of latex-induced occupational asthma]
    A Visentin
    Dipartimento di Medicina Ambientale e Sanità Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Padova
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 25:190-1. 2003
    ..Lung function measurements at follow up depend from their impairment at the time of diagnosis...
  23. pmc Expression of protease activated receptor-2 (PAR-2) in central airways of smokers and non-smokers
    D Miotto
    Institute of Respiratory Diseases, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Thorax 57:146-51. 2002
    ..Cigarette smoking causes an inflammatory process in the central airways, peripheral airways, lung parenchyma, and adventitia of pulmonary arteries...
  24. ncbi request reprint Features and severity of occupational asthma upon diagnosis: an Italian multicentric case review
    G Moscato
    Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Clinica del Lavoro e della Riabilitazione, IRCCS, Istituto Scientifico di Pavia, Servizio Autonomo di Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
    Allergy 57:236-42. 2002
    ..The severity of occupational asthma (OA) at the time of diagnosis is not known. In this study we aimed to evaluate some features of the disease at the time of diagnosis, particularly looking at severity and treatment before diagnosis...