L Barzon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Development of overt Cushing's syndrome in patients with adrenal incidentaloma
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Endocrinology, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 146:61-6. 2002
  2. doi WU and KI polyomaviruses in the brains of HIV-positive patients with and without progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Infect Dis 200:1755-8. 2009
  3. ncbi Zika virus: from pathogenesis to disease control
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 363:. 2016
  4. doi Phylogenetic characterization of Central/Southern European lineage 2 West Nile virus: analysis of human outbreaks in Italy and Greece, 2013-2014
    L Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Microbiology and Virology Unit, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Microbiol Infect 21:1122.e1-10. 2015
  5. doi Neutralizing and cross-neutralizing antibody titres induced by bivalent and quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccines in the target population of organized vaccination programmes
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Clinical Microbiology and Virology Unit, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:5357-62. 2014
  6. pmc Isolation of West Nile virus from urine samples of patients with acute infection
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy Microbiology and Virology Unit, Padua University Hospital, Padua, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 52:3411-3. 2014
  7. pmc Genomic comparative analysis and gene function prediction in infectious diseases: application to the investigation of a meningitis outbreak
    Enrico Lavezzo
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 13:554. 2013
  8. pmc Distinguishing West Nile virus infection using a recombinant envelope protein with mutations in the conserved fusion-loop
    Stefan Chabierski
    Department of Immunology, Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology, Perlickstrasse 1, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 14:246. 2014
  9. pmc Human and entomological surveillance of West Nile fever, dengue and chikungunya in Veneto Region, Italy, 2010-2012
    Federico Gobbi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 14:60. 2014
  10. pmc Primary bilateral adrenal B-cell lymphoma associated with EBV and JCV infection
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, I 35121 Padova, Italy
    Infect Agent Cancer 4:1. 2009

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Publications78

  1. ncbi Development of overt Cushing's syndrome in patients with adrenal incidentaloma
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Endocrinology, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 146:61-6. 2002
    ..e. subclinical Cushing's syndrome, and the risk that such conditions will evolve towards overt Cushing's syndrome are unknown...
  2. doi WU and KI polyomaviruses in the brains of HIV-positive patients with and without progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Infect Dis 200:1755-8. 2009
    ..No specific histopathological findings were found to be associated with the presence of WUPyV and KIPyV...
  3. ncbi Zika virus: from pathogenesis to disease control
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 363:. 2016
    ..These animal models have been used to evaluate candidate vaccines and promising results have been obtained...
  4. doi Phylogenetic characterization of Central/Southern European lineage 2 West Nile virus: analysis of human outbreaks in Italy and Greece, 2013-2014
    L Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Microbiology and Virology Unit, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Microbiol Infect 21:1122.e1-10. 2015
    ..In conclusion, the results of this study provide further information on WNV lineage 2 transmission dynamics in Europe, and emphasize the need for WNV surveillance activities to monitor viral evolution and diversity. ..
  5. doi Neutralizing and cross-neutralizing antibody titres induced by bivalent and quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccines in the target population of organized vaccination programmes
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Clinical Microbiology and Virology Unit, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:5357-62. 2014
    ..The bivalent vaccine induced significantly higher HPV16 and HPV18 NAb titres and more frequently and at higher titre HPV31 and HPV45 cross-NAbs than the quadrivalent vaccine. ..
  6. pmc Isolation of West Nile virus from urine samples of patients with acute infection
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy Microbiology and Virology Unit, Padua University Hospital, Padua, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 52:3411-3. 2014
    ..In addition, the protocols for WNV isolation from urine samples were standardized, and factors that may affect the efficiency of WNV isolation were identified. ..
  7. pmc Genomic comparative analysis and gene function prediction in infectious diseases: application to the investigation of a meningitis outbreak
    Enrico Lavezzo
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 13:554. 2013
    ..This technology allows rapid sequencing of pathogen full genomes, useful not only for accurate genotyping and molecular epidemiology, but also for identification of drug resistance and virulence traits...
  8. pmc Distinguishing West Nile virus infection using a recombinant envelope protein with mutations in the conserved fusion-loop
    Stefan Chabierski
    Department of Immunology, Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology, Perlickstrasse 1, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 14:246. 2014
    ..The majority of cross-reactive antibodies against the immunodominant flavivirus envelope (E) protein target a conserved epitope in the fusion loop at the distal end of domain II...
  9. pmc Human and entomological surveillance of West Nile fever, dengue and chikungunya in Veneto Region, Italy, 2010-2012
    Federico Gobbi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 14:60. 2014
    ..ii) To detect autochthonous cases of WNF, besides those of West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease (WNND) that were already included in a national surveillance...
  10. pmc Primary bilateral adrenal B-cell lymphoma associated with EBV and JCV infection
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, I 35121 Padova, Italy
    Infect Agent Cancer 4:1. 2009
    ..The presence of both EBV and JCV genome sequences suggests the relevance of EBV and JCV coinfection in the pathogenesis of this rare form of B-cell lymphoma...
  11. pmc Guidelines of the Italian Society for Virology on HPV testing and vaccination for cervical cancer prevention
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Infect Agent Cancer 3:14. 2008
    ..To provide guidelines for health-care providers on strategies for cervical cancer prevention based on HPV testing and anti-HPV vaccination...
  12. pmc The complex epidemiological scenario of West Nile virus in Italy
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Via Gabelli, 63, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:4669-89. 2013
    ..In addition, different strains of both WNV lineage 1 and lineage 2 have been identified, even co-circulating in the same area. ..
  13. doi Next-generation sequencing technologies in diagnostic virology
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Via A Gabelli 63, I 35121 Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 58:346-50. 2013
    ..We provide here some suggestions for virologists who are planning to implement a NGS platform in their clinical laboratory and an overview on the potential applications of these technologies in diagnostic virology. ..
  14. doi Excretion of West Nile virus in urine during acute infection
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Infect Dis 208:1086-92. 2013
    ..2%]) in blood donors in whom WNV infection was identified by WNV nucleic acid amplification testing. Infectious virus was isolated from the urine of a patient with neuroinvasive disease and a high WNV RNA load in urine. ..
  15. pmc Genome sequencing of West Nile Virus from human cases in Greece, 2012
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, 35122 Padova, Italy
    Viruses 5:2311-9. 2013
    ..In conclusion, this study characterized for the first time a WNV full genome from a patient with WNND from Greece, demonstrated the persistence of the Nea Santa strain, and suggested that the virus might have locally evolved. ..
  16. pmc Large human outbreak of West Nile virus infection in north-eastern Italy in 2012
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova I 35121, Italy
    Viruses 5:2825-39. 2013
    ..Integrated surveillance for WNV infection remains a public health priority in Italy and vector control activities have been strengthened in areas of WNV circulation. ..
  17. pmc KPC-mediated resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae in two hospitals in Padua, Italy, June 2009-December 2011: massive spreading of a KPC-3-encoding plasmid and involvement of non-intensive care units
    Sara N Richter
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padua, Via Gabelli, 63, 35121, Padua, Italy
    Gut Pathog 4:7. 2012
    ..Analysis of circulating bacterial strains and KPC alleles may help understanding the route of KPC dissemination and therefore help containing the infection...
  18. doi West Nile virus and kidney disease
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Via A Gabelli 63, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 11:479-87. 2013
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  19. doi Novel West Nile virus lineage 1a full genome sequences from human cases of infection in north-eastern Italy, 2011
    L Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:E541-4. 2012
    ..The presence of different WNV strains in a relatively small geographical area is a novel finding with unpredictable impact on human disease that requires further investigation...
  20. doi Comparison of INNO-LiPA genotyping extra and hybrid capture 2 assays for detection of carcinogenic human papillomavirus genotypes
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Virol 55:256-61. 2012
    ..Accurate HPV detection and genotyping tests are useful for management of women with HPV infection and for monitoring HPV vaccine efficacy...
  21. ncbi Prevalence and natural history of adrenal incidentalomas
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padua, Via Gabelli 63, 35121 Padua, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 149:273-85. 2003
    ..Large perspective controlled studies to define the epidemiology, natural history, and possible associated morbidity of adrenal incidentalomas and their impact on the quality of life of patients are needed...
  22. doi Human papillomavirus genotyping by 454 next generation sequencing technology
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Virol 52:93-7. 2011
    ..An accurate tool for human papillomavirus (HPV) typing is important both for management of patients with HPV infection and for surveillance studies...
  23. ncbi Gene therapy for thyroid cancer
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Via Gabelli 63, I 35121 Padova, Italy
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 4:1225-39. 2004
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  24. ncbi A pilot study of combined suicide/cytokine gene therapy in two patients with end-stage anaplastic thyroid carcinoma
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Via Gabelli 63, I 35121 Padova, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:2831-4. 2005
    ..Gene therapy led also to a marked increase in T helper type 1 cytokine expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Radiological evaluation of injected tumor masses demonstrated local tumor necrosis...
  25. ncbi Expression of aromatase and estrogen receptors in human adrenocortical tumors
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Via A Gabelli 63, 35121, Padova, Italy
    Virchows Arch 452:181-91. 2008
    ..This study opens new perspectives on the potential use of antiestrogens and aromatase inhibitors as therapeutic agents against ACC...
  26. ncbi Detection of polyomaviruses and herpesviruses in human adrenal tumors
    L Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Oncogene 27:857-64. 2008
    ..On the other hand, these viruses could also contribute to adrenal cell proliferation and tumorigenesis...
  27. ncbi Clinical trials of gene therapy, virotherapy, and immunotherapy for malignant gliomas
    L Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, and Division of Neurosurgery, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Cancer Gene Ther 13:539-54. 2006
    ..The advantages and disadvantages of all these different therapeutic modalities for malignant gliomas will be critically discussed, providing perspective for future investigations...
  28. ncbi Versatility of gene therapy vectors through viruses
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Via Gabelli 63, I 35121 Padova, Italy
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 5:639-62. 2005
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  29. ncbi Loss of growth hormone secretagogue receptor 1a and overexpression of type 1b receptor transcripts in human adrenocortical tumors
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Oncology 68:414-21. 2005
    ..Evaluation of the effects of ghrelin on GHS-R expression and proliferation of human adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) cell lines...
  30. ncbi Shift from Conn's syndrome to Cushing's syndrome in a recurrent adrenocortical carcinoma
    L Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Via A Gabelli 63, I 35121 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 153:629-36. 2005
    ..We report an unusual case of recurrent adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), which seems to contradict the paradigm of functional adrenal zonation...
  31. ncbi Topoisomerase I, II alpha and II beta mRNA expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of patients with solid tumor: preliminary results
    G Cartei
    UOC Medical Oncology, 1 Floor, National Cancer Institute IOV IRCSS, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:v25-28. 2006
    ..Anti-topoisomerase (TPs-inhibitors) drugs exist and are largely used in chemotherapy, however, most often blindly of the cancer TPs status...
  32. ncbi Clinical and virological findings in the ongoing outbreak of West Nile virus Livenza strain in northern Italy, July to September 2012
    L Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Euro Surveill 17:20260. 2012
    ..In nine cases, the presence of the WNV lineage 1a Livenza strain, characterised in 2011, was ascertained. Symptomatic patients had prolonged viruria with high viral load...
  33. ncbi The role of 21-hydroxylase in the pathogenesis of adrenal masses: review of the literature and focus on our own experience
    L Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 30:615-23. 2007
    ..Mechanisms leading to reduced 21-hydroxylase expression and activity are still unknown...
  34. ncbi Transcriptionally targeted retroviral vector for combined suicide and immunomodulating gene therapy of thyroid cancer
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padua, Via Gabelli 63, I 35121 Padua, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:5304-11. 2002
    ..Thus, the combined thyroid-specific expression of two therapeutic genes (cytokine and suicide genes), although a safe tumor-targeted treatment, would allow an increased anticancer effect...
  35. ncbi New endemic West Nile virus lineage 1a in northern Italy, July 2012
    L Barzon
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Euro Surveill 17:. 2012
    ..These data indicate that WNV activity in northern Italy is occurring earlier than expected and that different WNV strains are circulating...
  36. ncbi Molecular analysis of CDKN1C and TP53 in sporadic adrenal tumors
    L Barzon
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Endocrinology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 145:207-12. 2001
    ..In the normal adrenal cortex, the zone-specific pattern of expression of CDNC suggests a role in adrenal differentiation...
  37. doi Accurate human papillomavirus genotyping by 454 pyrosequencing
    V Militello
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:E428-34. 2013
    ..This method was sensitive, specific, quantitative and precise in both single and multiple infections. It could identify a wide range of HPV types and might potentially discover new HPV types...
  38. doi Investigation of BRAF and CTNNB1 activating mutations in adrenocortical tumors
    G Masi
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:597-600. 2009
    ..At variance, activating mutations of another oncogene, CTNNB1, which encodes beta-catenin, have been shown to be common events in both benign and malignant adrenocortical tumors...
  39. doi Investigation on human adrenocortical cell response to adenovirus and adenoviral vector infection
    Urska Matkovic
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Cell Physiol 220:45-57. 2009
    ..The result of this study contribute to the understanding of host response to adenoviral vector administration...
  40. ncbi Adrenal incidentaloma in pregnancy: clinical, molecular and immunohistochemical findings
    F Fallo
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:459-63. 2005
    ..Estrogen receptor mRNA levels in the adrenal mass similar to those observed in normal adrenals suggest that estrogen oversecretion during pregnancy was not a risk factor for tumor progression...
  41. ncbi Coexistence of aldosteronoma and contralateral nonfunctioning adrenal adenoma in primary aldosteronism
    F Fallo
    Division of Endocrinology, Institute of Semeiotica Medica, University of Padova, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 10:476-8. 1997
    ..Unilateral adrenalectomy on the side of the scintigraphically predominant lesion reversed the clinical syndrome of primary aldosteronism...
  42. ncbi Gene therapy of thyroid cancer via retrovirally-driven combined expression of human interleukin-2 and herpes simplex virus thymidine kinase
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Via Gabelli 63, I 35121 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 148:73-80. 2003
    ..e. thymidine kinase of herpes simplex virus, HSV-TK, and interleukin-2, IL-2) and evaluated its efficiency in vitro and in vivo...
  43. ncbi Gene therapy of brain and endocrine tumors
    G Palu
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padua, Italy
    Croat Med J 42:473-7. 2001
    ..Here we report our clinical and preclinical experience in gene therapy of brain and thyroid tumors, and review the literature published on this topic...
  44. ncbi Scintigraphic patterns of adrenocortical carcinoma: morpho-functional correlates
    L Barzon
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Endocrinology, University of Padova, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 145:743-8. 2001
    ..However, 30% of hypersecreting adrenocortical carcinomas show an atypical increased tracer uptake, not predictive of the biochemical and histological features of the tumor...
  45. ncbi Systemic efficacy of combined suicide/cytokine gene therapy in a murine model of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Anna Lisa Stefani
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Hepatol 42:728-35. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the in vitro and in vivo efficacy of combined gene therapy of HCC with two different MoMLV-derived retroviral vectors, an MFG- and a LXSN-derived vector, both containing HSV-TK and hIL-2...
  46. ncbi Modulation of retrovirally driven therapeutic genes by mutant TP53 in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, I 35121 Padova, Italy
    Cancer Gene Ther 12:381-8. 2005
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  47. doi Human cytomegalovirus productively infects adrenocortical cells and induces an early cortisol response
    Marta Trevisan
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Cell Physiol 221:629-41. 2009
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  48. ncbi A dysfunctional factor X (factor X San Giovanni Rotondo) present at homozygous and double heterozygous level: identification of a novel microdeletion (delC556) and missense mutation (Lys(408)-->Asn) in the factor X gene. A study of an Italian family
    P Simioni
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Second Chair of Medicine, University of Padua, Via Ospedale 105, 35100, Padua, Italy
    Thromb Res 101:219-30. 2001
    ..X Lys(408)-->Asn substitution. This is the first characterisation of a naturally occurring F.X variant with a mutation at the COOH-terminal end of the molecule...
  49. ncbi Cushing's syndrome
    M Boscaro
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Lancet 357:783-91. 2001
    ..Atypical clinical presentations of hypercortisolism and some laboratory shortcomings that may confuse the diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome are also reported...
  50. ncbi Effect of octreotide on 24-h blood pressure profile in acromegaly
    F Fallo
    Division of Endocrinology, University of Padova, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 11:591-6. 1998
    ..Splanchnic vasoconstriction by this drug, shifting blood to peripheral vessels, may explain this phenomenon...
  51. ncbi Abnormal propeptide processing resulting in the presence of two abnormal species of protein C in plasma: characterization of the dysfunctional protein C Padua3 (protein C(R-1L/propeptide))
    P Simioni
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Italy
    Thromb Haemost 86:1017-22. 2001
    ..Impaired interaction of elongated APC molecules with a membrane-surface and/or factor Va which is the physiological substrate for APC, is manifested in vivo by thrombophilia...
  52. ncbi Parafibromin expression, single-gland involvement, and limited parathyroidectomy in familial isolated hyperparathyroidism
    Maurizio Iacobone
    Endocrine Surgery Unit, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Surgery 142:984-91; discussion 984-91. 2007
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the extent of parathyroid involvement and parafibromin expression in FIHPT...
  53. ncbi Circadian blood pressure patterns and life stress
    Francesco Fallo
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 71:350-6. 2002
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the relationship between psychological profile and changes in daytime/nighttime blood pressure rhythm...
  54. doi Evaluation of cytomegalovirus (CMV)-specific T cell immune reconstitution revealed that baseline antiviral immunity, prophylaxis, or preemptive therapy but not antithymocyte globulin treatment contribute to CMV-specific T cell reconstitution in kidney tra
    Davide Abate
    Departments of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnology, Padua General Hospital, University of Padua School of Medicine via Gabelli, Padova, Italy
    J Infect Dis 202:585-94. 2010
    ..It is still unknown how preexisting antiviral T cell levels, prophylaxis, or preemptive antiviral strategies and pharmacological conditioning affect immune reconstitution...
  55. doi Distribution of human papillomavirus types in the anogenital tract of females and males
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Med Virol 82:1424-30. 2010
    ..These results show that genital HPV infection involves numerous HPV types, which have similar distribution patterns in females and males and in different anogenital anatomical sites...
  56. doi Clinical and prognostic significance of human papillomavirus DNA in the sperm or exfoliated cells of infertile patients and subjects with risk factors
    Carlo Foresta
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, Section of Clinical Pathology and Centre for Male Gamete Cryopreservation, University of Padova, Italy
    Fertil Steril 94:1723-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate human papillomavirus (HPV) sperm infection and its correlation with sperm parameters in infertile patients and subjects with risk factors...
  57. doi Hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumor syndrome: a report of three large kindred
    Maurizio Iacobone
    Endocrine Surgery Unit, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128, Padua, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 394:817-25. 2009
    ..It is characterized by familial HPT, ossifying jaw tumors, and other associated neoplasms...
  58. doi Human papillomavirus found in sperm head of young adult males affects the progressive motility
    Carlo Foresta
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, Section of Clinical Pathology and Centre for Male Gamete Cryopreservation, University of Padova, Italy
    Fertil Steril 93:802-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) sperm infection and its correlation with sperm parameters in a cohort of young adult males...
  59. ncbi Engineered E. coli delivers therapeutic genes to the colonic mucosa
    I Castagliuolo
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Gene Ther 12:1070-8. 2005
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  60. ncbi Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 and adrenal lesions
    L Barzon
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Urol 166:24-7. 2001
    ..Adrenal lesions follow a benign course in most multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 cases but careful morphological and functional followup is advisable...
  61. ncbi In vitro basis for schedule-dependent interaction between gemcitabine and topoisomerase-targeted drugs in the treatment of colorectal cancer
    S N Richter
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:v20-24. 2006
    ..While combination of gemcitabine with anti-topoisomerase poisons is routinely used in oncology, little is known on the biological interactions between these drugs...
  62. ncbi Effect of surgical treatment on hypertension in Cushing's syndrome
    F Fallo
    Division of Endocrinology, University of Padova, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 9:77-80. 1996
    ..0001). Duration of hypertension, ie, long-lasting exposure to increased cortisol, appears to be the determinant of persistent hypertension following successful surgery in Cushing's syndrome...
  63. ncbi Quantitative assessment of CYP11B1 and CYP11B2 expression in aldosterone-producing adenomas
    F Fallo
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Endocrinology, University of Padua, Via Ospedale 105, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 147:795-802. 2002
    ..The presence and pathophysiological role of CYP11B1 (11beta-hydroxylase) gene in the zona glomerulosa of human adrenal cortex is still controversial...
  64. ncbi Combined HSV-TK/IL-2 gene therapy in patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme: biological and clinical results
    Federico Colombo
    Division of Neurosurgery, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Cancer Gene Ther 12:835-48. 2005
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  65. ncbi Endocrine aspects of cancer gene therapy
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, I 35121 Padua, Italy
    Endocr Rev 25:1-44. 2004
    ..Present ethical concerns of gene therapy and the risk of germ cell transduction are also discussed, along with potential lines of innovation to improve cell and gene targeting...
  66. doi HSV-TK/IL-2 gene therapy for glioblastoma multiforme
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Italy
    Methods Mol Biol 542:529-49. 2009
    ..The primary endpoints of the study were the evaluation of the safety of the treatment and demonstration of transduction of tumor cells. Here, we report details on the clinical protocol and the methods used...
  67. ncbi Vaginal dysplastic lesions in women with hysterectomy and receiving radiotherapy are linked to high-risk human papillomavirus
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Med Virol 67:401-5. 2002
    ..Whereas colposcopic examination can detect these preneoplastic lesions, HPV genotyping is a sensitive, inexpensive, and noninvasive method that may complement colposcopy and the PAP test...
  68. doi Detection of viral DNA in kidney graft preservation and washing solutions is predictive of posttransplant infections in pediatric recipients
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Infect Dis 200:1425-33. 2009
    ..In pediatric kidney transplant recipients, viral infections occur soon after transplant and may be transmitted from the graft...
  69. pmc Immunohistochemical assessment of parafibromin in mouse and human tissues
    Andrea Porzionato
    Section of Anatomy, Department of Human Anatomy and Physiology, University of Padova, Italy
    J Anat 209:817-27. 2006
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  70. doi No evidence of JC virus reactivation in natalizumab treated multiple sclerosis patients: an 18 month follow-up study
    Luciano Rinaldi
    Department of Neuroscience, Multiple Sclerosis Centre, First Clinic of Neurology, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1345-50. 2010
    ..This study evaluated whether JCV reactivation occurred in the urine and/or plasma in 42 MS patients treated with natalizumab over 18 months, and followed by a thorough monitoring programme...
  71. doi Investigation of intrarenal viral infections in kidney transplant recipients unveils an association between parvovirus B19 and chronic allograft injury
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Infect Dis 199:372-80. 2009
    ..The present study investigated systemic and intrarenal viral infections in kidney transplant recipients and their association with the risk of acute rejection and chronic allograft injuries that are predictive of long-term dysfunction...
  72. ncbi In situ analysis of human menin in normal and neoplastic pancreatic tissues: evidence for differential expression in exocrine and endocrine cells
    Ilaria Cavallari
    Department of Oncology and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, I 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3893-901. 2003
    ..This report thus provides the first description of the expression pattern of menin in human pancreas in situ and lays the groundwork for further studies of other tissues and tumors...
  73. ncbi Evaluation of circulating thyroid-specific transcripts as markers of thyroid cancer relapse
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padua, Via Gabelli 63, I 35121 Padua, Italy
    Int J Cancer 110:914-20. 2004
    ..Our findings indicate that serum TG assay after TSH stimulation is the most accurate test for monitoring DTC. Combined measurements of TPO and TSHR mRNA levels during THST may represent a specific test for early detection of DTC relapse...
  74. ncbi Do oestrogen receptors play a role in the pathogenesis of HIV-associated lipodystrophy?
    Luisa Barzon
    Departments of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    AIDS 19:531-3. 2005
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  75. doi Characterization of a novel complex BRAF mutation in a follicular variant papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Luisa Barzon
    Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, I 35121 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:77-80. 2008
    ..The amino acid substitution V600E accounts for 90% of all oncogenic BRAF mutations and is typically detected in classic PTCs, whereas other less frequent BRAF mutations seem to be associated with other PTC histotypes...
  76. ncbi Microarray analysis during adipogenesis identifies new genes altered by antiretroviral drugs
    Monia Pacenti
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padua, Via A Gabelli 63, I 35121 Padua, Italy
    AIDS 20:1691-705. 2006
    ..To elucidate the pathogenesis of HAART-associated lipodystrophy, by investigating the effects of antiretroviral drugs on adipocyte differentiation and gene expression profile...
  77. ncbi Synthesis and in vitro and in vivo antitumor activity of 2-phenylpyrroloquinolin-4-ones
    Maria Grazia Ferlin
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Padova, Italy mariagrazia ferlin unipd it
    J Med Chem 48:3417-27. 2005
    ..In vivo, administration of compound 24 to Balb/c mice inhibited the growth of a syngenic hepatocellular carcinoma...
  78. ncbi Anticoagulant prophylaxis markedly reduces thromboembolic complications in Cushing's syndrome
    Marco Boscaro
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Ancona, 60100 Ancona, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3662-6. 2002
    ..Cushing's syndrome is associated with a hypercoagulable state. An adequate anticoagulant prophylaxis can reverse this prothrombotic state and avoid postoperative thromboembolic events...