Pierpaolo Mastroiacovo

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Publications

  1. pmc Prevention of congenital malformations and other adverse pregnancy outcomes with 4.0 mg of folic acid: community-based randomized clinical trial in Italy and the Netherlands
    Renata Bortolus
    Office for Research Promotion, Department of the Hospital Management and Pharmacy, Verona University Hospital, P, le A, Stefani, 1 37126 Verona, Italy
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:166. 2014
  2. pmc Women participating in a web-based preconception study have a high prevalence of risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Elisabetta Pandolfi
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Epidemiology Unit, Piazza S, Onofrio 4, 00165 Rome, Italy
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:169. 2014
  3. pmc A cohort study of a tailored web intervention for preconception care
    Eleonora Agricola
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Epidemiology Unit, Piazza S, Onofrio 4, Rome 00165, Italy
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 14:33. 2014
  4. pmc Homocysteine lowering by folate-rich diet or pharmacological supplementations in subjects with moderate hyperhomocysteinemia
    Bruno Zappacosta
    Department of Laboratory, Foundation of Research and Care, John Paul II, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Campobasso 86100, Italy
    Nutrients 5:1531-43. 2013
  5. doi request reprint More folic acid, the five questions: why, who, when, how much, and how
    Pierpaolo Mastroiacovo
    Alessandra Lisi International Centre on Birth Defects and Prematurity, Via Carlo Mirabello 14, Roma, Italy
    Biofactors 37:272-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Gastroschisis and associated defects: an international study
    Pierpaolo Mastroiacovo
    Centre of the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 143:660-71. 2007
  7. pmc International retrospective cohort study of neural tube defects in relation to folic acid recommendations: are the recommendations working?
    Lorenzo D Botto
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    BMJ 330:571. 2005
  8. pmc Does googling for preconception care result in information consistent with international guidelines: a comparison of information found by Italian women of childbearing age and health professionals
    Eleonora Agricola
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Epidemiology, Unit Piazza S Onofrio 4, 00165, Rome, Italy
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:14. 2013
  9. pmc Bladder exstrophy: an epidemiologic study from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, and an overview of the literature
    Csaba Siffel
    Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 157:321-32. 2011
  10. doi request reprint How valid are the rates of Down syndrome internationally? Findings from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research
    Emanuele Leoncini
    Centre of the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, Roma, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 152:1670-80. 2010

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Publications14

  1. pmc Prevention of congenital malformations and other adverse pregnancy outcomes with 4.0 mg of folic acid: community-based randomized clinical trial in Italy and the Netherlands
    Renata Bortolus
    Office for Research Promotion, Department of the Hospital Management and Pharmacy, Verona University Hospital, P, le A, Stefani, 1 37126 Verona, Italy
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:166. 2014
    ..Other aims include the promotion of pre-conceptional counselling, comparing rates of selected CMs, miscarriage, pre-eclampsia, preterm birth, small for gestational age, abruptio placentae...
  2. pmc Women participating in a web-based preconception study have a high prevalence of risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Elisabetta Pandolfi
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Epidemiology Unit, Piazza S, Onofrio 4, 00165 Rome, Italy
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:169. 2014
    ..We measured the prevalence of preconception risk factors for APOs in a population of Italian women of childbearing age enrolled in a web-based study...
  3. pmc A cohort study of a tailored web intervention for preconception care
    Eleonora Agricola
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Epidemiology Unit, Piazza S, Onofrio 4, Rome 00165, Italy
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 14:33. 2014
    ..We conducted a web-based cohort study in Italian women planning a pregnancy to assess whether a tailored web intervention may change knowledge and behaviours associated with risks for adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  4. pmc Homocysteine lowering by folate-rich diet or pharmacological supplementations in subjects with moderate hyperhomocysteinemia
    Bruno Zappacosta
    Department of Laboratory, Foundation of Research and Care, John Paul II, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Campobasso 86100, Italy
    Nutrients 5:1531-43. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint More folic acid, the five questions: why, who, when, how much, and how
    Pierpaolo Mastroiacovo
    Alessandra Lisi International Centre on Birth Defects and Prematurity, Via Carlo Mirabello 14, Roma, Italy
    Biofactors 37:272-9. 2011
    ..Women and health authorities can choose the most appropriate strategy. Monitoring folate status of women during the periconceptional period is an essential way to evaluate the success of the preferred strategy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gastroschisis and associated defects: an international study
    Pierpaolo Mastroiacovo
    Centre of the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 143:660-71. 2007
    ..An appropriate case definition in etiological studies should include only isolated gastroschisis after an appropriate definition of isolated and non-isolated cases and a thorough case-by-case review...
  7. pmc International retrospective cohort study of neural tube defects in relation to folic acid recommendations: are the recommendations working?
    Lorenzo D Botto
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    BMJ 330:571. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of policies and recommendations on folic acid aimed at reducing the occurrence of neural tube defects...
  8. pmc Does googling for preconception care result in information consistent with international guidelines: a comparison of information found by Italian women of childbearing age and health professionals
    Eleonora Agricola
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Epidemiology, Unit Piazza S Onofrio 4, 00165, Rome, Italy
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:14. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Bladder exstrophy: an epidemiologic study from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, and an overview of the literature
    Csaba Siffel
    Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 157:321-32. 2011
    ..The higher total prevalence among male cases and older mothers, especially among isolated cases, warrants further attention...
  10. doi request reprint How valid are the rates of Down syndrome internationally? Findings from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research
    Emanuele Leoncini
    Centre of the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, Roma, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 152:1670-80. 2010
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  11. ncbi request reprint Sex and congenital malformations: an international perspective
    Alessandra Lisi
    International Centre on Birth Defects, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 134:49-57. 2005
    ..Finally, the findings underscore the need for clinical classification (e.g., into isolated, multiple, syndromes) in studies of birth defects...
  12. doi request reprint Frequency of holoprosencephaly in the International Clearinghouse Birth Defects Surveillance Systems: searching for population variations
    Emanuele Leoncini
    Centre of the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, Roma, Italy
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:585-91. 2008
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  13. pmc Building capacity for birth defects surveillance in Africa: Implementation of an intermediate birth defects surveillance workshop
    Alina Flores
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Glob Health Perspect 2015:. 2015
    ..Feedback given by participants provided valuable lessons learned that can be applied to subsequent trainings and workshops...
  14. pmc Health promotion for children, mothers and families: here's why we should "think about it before conception"
    Carlo Corchia
    ICBD, Alessandra Lisi International Centre on Birth Defects and Prematurity, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:68. 2013
    ..These actions should be part of an operational framework including perinatal outreach programs, information campaigns, and focus on problems of high-risk women, children and families. ..