Gabriele Corda

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OBJECTIVE We sought to reevaluate the prevalence of thyroid dysfunction and thyroid autoimmunity in 47 patients with celiac disease; 91 healthy subjects were studied as controls. Both patients and controls were from Sardinia, Italy. METHODS Diagnosis of celiac disease was made on the basis of clinical history, presence of positive antigliadin IgA (AGA-A)(More)
Cutaneous cylindroma is a rare benign tumour that occasionally turns into malignant cylindrocarcinoma. The cancer can be sporadic or emerge in the context of Brooke-Spiegler syndrome (BSS), an inheritable condition characterized by mutation of the gene CYLD, encoding a tumour suppressor protein that controls the activity of the transcription factor NF-kB.(More)
Frizzled receptors mediate Wnt ligand signalling, which is crucially involved in regulating tissue development and differentiation, and is often deregulated in cancer. In this study, we found that the gene encoding the Wnt receptor frizzled 6 (FZD6) is frequently amplified in breast cancer, with an increased incidence in the triple-negative breast cancer(More)
Twenty-one subjects who suffered a recent medium sized anterior myocardial infarction conditioning a mild congestive heart failure were randomly allocated to treatment with captopril (25 mg b.i.d., 10 pts) or placebo (11 pts). After 2 months of therapy the group on the active treatment showed a significant increase of apexcardiographic protodiastolic(More)