Giorgio Cavallini
University of Verona
EpidemiologyCancerInternal medicineEndocrinologySurgeryPathologyProspective cohort studyImmunologyPancreatitisAcute pancreatitisPancreatic diseaseSecretinPancreasDiseasePancreatic cancerTrypsinIn patientRisk factorDiabetes mellitusMedicineGastroenterology
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#1Martignoni GuidoH-Index: 1
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#1Giuseppe Zamboni (University of Verona)H-Index: 81
#2Jutta Lüttges (CAU: University of Kiel)H-Index: 49
Last. Günter Klöppel (CAU: University of Kiel)H-Index: 108
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Background and Aims Autoimmune pancreatitis seems to be a disease with a heterogeneous appearance. Our intention was to establish key diagnostic criteria, define grades of severity and activity, identify features of potential subtypes and evaluate the diagnostic relevance of biopsy specimens.
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#1Vincenzo Di Francesco (University of Verona)H-Index: 26
#2Elda Baggio (University of Verona)H-Index: 14
Last. Giorgio Cavallini (University of Verona)H-Index: 52
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Background: Controversial findings about the relationships between obesity and gastro-esophageal reflux have been reported, as well as about the effects of weight loss and bariatric surgery on reflux. The aims of this study were to evaluate esophageal motility and gastro-esophageal acid circadian patterns in obese patients and to test the effects of vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) on these parameters. Methods: 14 obese subjects (BMI 36-53 kg/m 2 ), 4 men, 10 women, 27-61 years old, admitted f...
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#1Cristina OlianiH-Index: 15
#2M. Padovani (University of Verona)H-Index: 2
Last. Gianluigi Cetto (University of Verona)H-Index: 17
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Background: Gemcitabine has been recently recognized as standard treatment in advanced pancreatic cancer. To potentiate its single-agent activity we conducted a phase I-II study with the primary objective of establishing the maximum tolererated dose (MTD) of gemcitabine and continuous infusion 5-FU in patients with locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer. Patients and Methods Fifteen patients received a fixed dose of 5-FU 200 mg/mq protracted infusion for six months. Gemcitabine was adm...
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#1Nathan Howes (University of Liverpool)H-Index: 16
#2Markus M. LerchH-Index: 102
Last. John P. Neoptolemos (University of Liverpool)H-Index: 125
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Abstract Background & Aims: Hereditary pancreatitis is an autosomal dominant disease that is mostly caused by cationic trypsinogen (PRSS1) gene mutations. The aim was to determine phenotype-genotype correlations of families in Europe. Methods: Analysis of data obtained by the European Registry of Hereditary Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer was undertaken using multilevel proportional hazards modelling. Results: There were 112 families in 14 countries (418 affected individuals): 58 (52%) famili...
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#1Giorgio Cavallini (University of Verona)H-Index: 52
#2Luca Frulloni (University of Verona)H-Index: 58
Last. G. UomoH-Index: 10
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Abstract Background and aim. Till now, no Italian studies providing information on acute pancreatitis have been published. The aim of this study was to evaluate the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of acute pancreatitis in Italy. Materials and methods. The study involved 37 Italian centres distributed homogeneously throughout the entire national territory and prospectively collected epidemiological, anamnestic, laboratory, radiological, therapeutic (pharmacological, endoscopic and su...
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#1M Del ChiaroH-Index: 9
#2Laura BertaccaH-Index: 2
Last. Franco MoscaH-Index: 30
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#1M Del ChiaroH-Index: 9
#2Laura BertaccaH-Index: 2
Last. Franco MoscaH-Index: 30
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#1Giorgio CavalliniH-Index: 52
#2Luca FrulloniH-Index: 58
Last. Bruna VaonaH-Index: 20
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#1Luca FrulloniH-Index: 58
#2E. CoatoH-Index: 1
Last. Giorgio CavalliniH-Index: 52
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