Silvia Ferrero

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Inhibition of cytochrome P450-mediated drug metabolism by a concomitantly administered second drug is one of the major causes of drug-drug interactions in humans. The present study reports on the first electrochemically-driven drug-drug interactions of human cytochrome P450 3A4 probed with erythromycin, ketoconazole, cimetidine, diclofenac and quinidine.(More)
AIMS The aim of this study was to determine if maternal nutritional status, as defined by body composition, leptin, and insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I levels, relates to foetal growth. METHODS In this prospective study, mothers of foetuses with foetal growth restriction (FGR; cases; n = 46) and mothers of appropriate-for-gestational-age (AGA) foetuses(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to determine differences in lifestyle and dietary habits between pregnant women with small for gestational age (SGA) fetuses and those appropriate for gestational age (AGA). METHODS This cross-sectional, prospective study was conducted over 14 months and included 46 mothers with SGA and 81 with AGA fetuses. Fetal growth(More)
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