Graziella D'Arrigo

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BACKGROUND Resistin is a major adipose tissue cytokine implicated in insulin resistance, inflammation and vascular damage. This cytokine is raised in patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) but the relationship between resistin and major clinical outcomes has not been investigated in this population. METHODS We studied the mutual relationship(More)
BACKGROUND Polymorphisms in the FTO (fat-mass and obesity-associated) gene have been associated with the body mass index, cancer, type 2 diabetes and hypertension. METHODS We investigated the relationship between 17 tag single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and all-cause mortality in three cohorts of dialysis patients (CREED-1, North Apulian and CREED-2(More)
OBJECTIVES Occupational exposure to anaestethic gases has been suggested to induce auditory damages. The aim of this study is to investigate high-frequency audiometric responses in subjects exposed to anaesthetic gases, in order to highlight the possible effects on auditory system. METHODS The study was performed on a sample of 30 medical specialists of(More)
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