Stefano Raffaele Giannubilo

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Uterine leiomyomas (fibroids or myomas) are benign tumors of uterus and clinically apparent in a large part of reproductive aged women. Clinically, they present with a variety of symptoms: excessive menstrual bleeding, dysmenorrhoea and intermenstrual bleeding, chronic pelvic pain, and pressure symptoms such as a sensation of bloatedness, increased urinary(More)
BACKGROUND Gaucher disease is a lysosomal storage disorder due to deficiency of glucocerebrosidase enzyme. In this study, a case of enzyme-treated woman during her pregnancy was reported. CASE PRESENTATION A 27-year old woman with type I Gaucher disease was managed for pregnancy until delivery. She underwent elective splenectomy at age 26 years and was(More)
Uterine leiomyomas are benign tumors in the smooth muscle layer of the uterus. The most common histological type is the “usual leiomyoma”, characterized by overexpression of ECM proteins, whereas the “cellular type” has higher cellular content. Our objective is to investigate the involvement of inflammatory and reparative processes in leiomyoma(More)
The aim of this study was to analyze the placental expression and allele status of promoter region of Klotho in association with preeclampsia, which represents the most common hypertensive disease of pregnancy. Klotho mRNA and protein levels were determined using real-time PCR and Western blot, respectively, in placental tissue samples obtained from 34(More)
BACKGROUND Early pregnancy loss can be associated with trophoblast insufficiency and coagulation defects. Thrombomodulin is an endothelial-associated anticoagulant protein involved in the control of hemostasis and inflammation at the vascular beds and it's also a cofactor of the protein C anticoagulant pathway. DISCUSSION We evaluate the Thrombomodulin(More)
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