Antonia D'Errico-Grigioni

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PURPOSE To help stratify candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) for orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT), biomarkers are needed that are capable of predicting recurrence of disease (ROD). We investigated the prognostic role in this setting of immunohistochemical markers reported previously to predict poor prognosis in HCC patients treated with(More)
Phytosterols, besides hypocholesterolemic effect, present anti-inflammatory properties. Little information is available about their efficacy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Therefore, we have evaluated the effect of a mixture of phytosterols on prevention/induction/remission in a murine experimental model of colitis. Phytosterols were administered x os(More)
BACKGROUND Neoangiogenesis is crucial in plaque progression and instability. Previous data from our group showed that Nestin-positive intraplaque neovessels correlated with histological complications. The aim of the present work is to evaluate the relationship between neoangiogenesis, plaque morphology, and clinical instability of the plaque. MATERIALS(More)
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