Filippo Iaccarino

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PURPOSE We evaluated the relationship between renal biopsy changes and preoperative and postoperative renal scans in 29 male and 14 female infants with prenatal severe hydronephrosis and unilateral ureteropelvic junction obstruction. We also verified on immunohistochemical studies glomerular changes, degeneration of the epithelium of the proximal tubules,(More)
Glutathione (GSH), a major extracellular antioxidant, has been found in high concentrations in the epithelial lining fluid of the lower respiratory tract. The GSH concentrations in nasal fluid, in normal and pathologic conditions, were investigated and found to be very low. A GSH aerosol (600 mg daily for 10 days) increased GSH levels in the nasal mucosa(More)
The investigation on steroidic fraction of Uncaria tomentosa, commonly called Una de gato, showed the presence of beta-sitosterol (60%), stigmasterol, and campesterol. The percentage of sterols have been carried out by GLC. The spectroscopic data 1H-NMR and MS of the three compounds are also reported, with the beta-sitosterol as the main sterol. Preliminary(More)
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