Petras Dimitri

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Apoptosis is a highly regulated process which mostly affects cell-mediated immunity. In this open-label, randomized, prospective clinical study, we determined the impact in 10 hemodialysis patients treated with high-, medium-, and low-flux membranes on spontaneous or plasma-induced apoptosis, on monocytes, as well as on oxidant and carbonyl stress. High-(More)
CONTEXT GLIS3 (GLI-similar 3) is a member of the GLI-similar zinc finger protein family encoding for a nuclear protein with 5 C2H2-type zinc finger domains. The protein is expressed early in embryogenesis and plays a critical role as both a repressor and activator of transcription. Human GLIS3 mutations are extremely rare. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this(More)
The impact of infections in orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) is remarkable. Studies have shown that about 60% of patient may develop at least 1 infectious episode during the first 3 months after transplant. Within the frame of a Finalized Research Project of the Italian Ministry of Health, during the year 2000 a group of investigators belonging to the(More)
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  • 2017
Congenital hypothyroidism is the most common hereditary endocrine disorder. In a small number of cases, mutations have been identified that are associated with maldevelopment and maldescent of the thyroid. Some of these mutations present as syndromes with a multisystem phenotype such as NKX2-1, PAX8, and FOXE. The association of permanent neonatal diabetes(More)
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