Giorgio Cavallini
University of Verona
EpidemiologyCancerInternal medicineEndocrinologySurgeryPathologyProspective cohort studyImmunologyPancreatitisAcute pancreatitisPancreatic diseaseSecretinPancreasDiseasePancreatic cancerTrypsinIn patientRisk factorDiabetes mellitusMedicineGastroenterology
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#1Giorgio TalaminiH-Index: 39
#2Alberto FantinH-Index: 6
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#1Giorgio Cavallini (University of Verona)H-Index: 52
#2Luca Frulloni (University of Verona)H-Index: 58
Abstract The role of somatostatin and octreotide in the treatment of acute pancreatitis has been studied in the last two decades. We describe the physiologic activities of somatostatin and octreotide and their action on pancreas secretion. Results of experimental studies on the action of somatostatin and octreotide in some models of acute pancreatitis are discussed as well as the results of clinical studies on the effects of the two drugs in human acute pancreatitis. On the basis of these data, ...
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Chronic pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease well known for its epidemiological and clinical aspects, but still obscure as to its aetiology and pathogenesis [1]. Alcohol has been identified to be the cause of the disease, since the largest number of patients suffering from chronic pancreatitis were found to have consumed large quantities of wine or spirits over a long period of time [2, 3, 4]. The French school furnished the mechanism by which alcohol caused injury to the pancreas, namely, th...
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#2Howard A. ReberH-Index: 77
Last. John P. NeoptolemosH-Index: 125
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#1M. Gomez Lira (University of Verona)H-Index: 6
#2Cristina Patuzzo (University of Verona)H-Index: 8
Last. P.F. Pignatti (University of Verona)H-Index: 6
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Background/Aims: The CFTR gene has been shown to be involved in sporadic idiopathic pancreatitis (IP) and neonatal hypertrypsinemia with normal sweat chloride test (NHNST). The cati
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#1Carlo Procacci (University of Verona)H-Index: 29
#2Giovanni Carbognin (University of Verona)H-Index: 20
Last. Giorgio Cavallini (University of Verona)H-Index: 52
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Background: Pancreatitis is defined as an inflammatory disease of the pancreas, leading to morphological and pathological changes. Recently, an autoimmune pathogenesis of this disease has been proposed. This type of pancreatitis should be differentiated from other pancreatic diseases, since appropriate therapy is effective and morphological changes and pancreatic function can recover to normal levels. Aim of the Study: To assess the possibility of distinguishing autoimmune pancreatitis from othe...
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#1Giorgio CavalliniH-Index: 52
#2Claudio BassiH-Index: 110
Last. Claudio BassiH-Index: 5
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#1Giorgio Talamini (University of Verona)H-Index: 39
#2Bruna Vaona (University of Verona)H-Index: 20
Last. Paolo Pederzoli (University of Verona)H-Index: 83
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The differential diagnosis between acute and chronic alcohol-associated pancreatitis is often difficult or impossible at onset of the disease. A study was conducted to determine possible relationships between patients suffering from a first episode of acute alcoholic pancreatitis and patients with unequivocal chronic alcoholic pancreatitis, comparing age, drinking and smoking habits, and body mass index (BMI). Two groups of men were considered. The first group consisted of 67 patients with a dia...
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#2Luca FrulloniH-Index: 11
Last. Giorgio CavalliniH-Index: 52
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#1C. LianiH-Index: 2
#2Luca FrulloniH-Index: 11
Last. Giorgio CavalliniH-Index: 52
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