Publications

Expression, function, and regulation of the embryonic transcription factor TBX1 in parathyroid tumors.
Lab Invest 2017 Dec 18;97(12):1488-1499. Epub 2017 Sep 18.
Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Endocrinology Service, Laboratory of Experimental Endocrinology, University of Milan, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy.



Erratum to: Large intragenic deletion of CDC73 (exons 4-10) in a three-generation hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumor (HPT-JT) syndrome family.
BMC Med Genet 2017 Sep 13;18(1):99. Epub 2017 Sep 13.
Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Medicine and Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Large intragenic deletion of CDC73 (exons 4-10) in a three-generation hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumor (HPT-JT) syndrome family.
BMC Med Genet 2017 Aug 3;18(1):83. Epub 2017 Aug 3.
Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Medicine and Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.


Filamin A is reduced and contributes to the CASR sensitivity in human parathyroid tumors.
J Mol Endocrinol 2017 Feb 21;58(2):91-103. Epub 2016 Nov 21.
Endocrinology ServiceDepartment of Biomedical Sciences for Health, University of Milan, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy


Prediction of Vertebral Fractures in Patients With Monolateral Adrenal Incidentalomas.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016 Jul 4;101(7):2768-75. Epub 2016 May 4.
Department of Medical Sciences and Community Health (V.M., S.P., E.C., M.A., A.S.), University of Milan, Milan, Italy; Unit of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (V.M., C.E.-V., S.P., E.C., A.S., I.C.), IRCCS Cà Granda-Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milan, Italy; Unit of Endocrinology (A.S.S., A.S.) and Unit of Internal Medicine (V.C.), "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza," Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy; Endocrine Unit (A.S.S.), Department of Medical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Italy; Unit of Endocrinology (S.C.), Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, University of Milan, Policlinico San Donato IRCCS, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy; Unit of Endocrine Diseases and Diabetology (M.A.), Ospedale San Giuseppe, Gruppo Multimedica, Milan, Italy; Unit of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (S.D.C., G.M.), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy.

Adrenalectomy reduces the risk of vertebral fractures in patients with monolateral adrenal incidentalomas and subclinical hypercortisolism.
Eur J Endocrinol 2016 Mar 2;174(3):261-9. Epub 2015 Dec 2.
Unit of Endocrinology'Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza' Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, ItalyEndocrine UnitDepartment of Medical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, ItalyUnit of Endocrinology and Metabolic DiseasesPadiglione Granelli, Fondazione IRCCS Cà-Granda-Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, ItalyDepartment of Medical Sciences and Community HealthUniversity of Milan, Milan, Italy

Letter to the Editor: Comments on "Are biochemical markers of bone turnover representative of bone histomorphometry in 370 postmenopausal women?" by Chavassieux P, Portero-Muzy N, Roux JP, Garnero P, Chapurlat R.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016 Feb;101(2):L17-8
Units of Internal Medicine (V.C.), Nuclear Medicine (V.F.), and Endocrinology (A.S.), "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza" Hospital, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo (FG), Italy; and Department of Experimental Medicine (E.R.), "Sapienza" University, 00161 Rome, Italy.

Imaging of the parathyroid glands in primary hyperparathyroidism.
Eur J Endocrinol 2016 Jan 4;174(1):D1-8. Epub 2015 Sep 4.
Department of Internal Medicine and Medical DisciplinesDepartment of Radiological SciencesOncology and PathologyDepartment of Surgical Sciences"Sapienza" Rome University, Via del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, ItalyUnit of Endocrinology"Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza" Hospital, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, ItalyDepartment of SurgeryUniversity Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK

Prevalence of kidney stones and vertebral fractures in primary hyperparathyroidism using imaging technology.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015 Apr 3;100(4):1309-15. Epub 2015 Feb 3.
Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Disciplines (C.C., F.B., P.B., J.P., S.P., S.M.), "Sapienza" University of Rome, 00161 Rome, Italy; Metabolic Bone Diseases Unit (C.C., A.G.C., C.Z., J.P.B.), Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032; Department of Medicine (A.G.C.), Division of Endocrinology, São Paulo Federal University, São Paulo 04021-001, Brazil; Department of Radiology (D.D.), "Sapienza" University of Rome, 00161, Rome, Italy; and Unit of Endocrinology (A.S.), "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza" Hospital, Instituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo FG, Italy.


Carotid intima-media thickness is not associated with vitamin D and PTH levels in patients admitted to an Internal Medicine Department.
Endocrine 2014 Dec 13;47(3):833-8. Epub 2014 Feb 13.
Unit of Internal Medicine, "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza" Hospital, IRCCS, Viale dei Cappuccini snc, 71013, San Giovanni Rotondo, FG, Italy,

Increased prevalence of the GCM2 polymorphism, Y282D, in primary hyperparathyroidism: analysis of three Italian cohorts.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014 Dec;99(12):E2794-8
Medical Genetics, Endocrinology, Pathology and Radiology (L.D., M.C., V.G., C.B., A.S.S. G.G., R.C., D.d.M., A.Sc.), Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza," 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo (FG), Italy; Endocrine and Diabetology Unit (I.C., C.E.-V., A.Sp.) Department of Medical Sciences, University of Milan and IRCCS Policlinico San Donato (S.C.), San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy; Departments of Endocrinology and Metabolism (F.C., C.M.), University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Disciplines (S.M.), "Sapienza" Rome University, Rome, Italy; Endocrine Unit (M.Z.), Arcispedale S. Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy; Departments of Medicine, Physiology and Human Genetics (L.C., G.N.H.), McGill University, and Calcium Research Laboratory, and Hormones and Cancer Research Unit, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A1 Canada; and Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Medicine and Genetics (B.Y.L.W., D.E.C.C.), University of Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5 Canada.

A novel mutation in calcium-sensing receptor gene associated to hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria.
BMC Endocr Disord 2014 Oct 7;14:81. Epub 2014 Oct 7.
Unit of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Italy, Viale Pinto, 1, 71122 Foggia, Italy.

Factors associated with vertebral fracture risk in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.
Eur J Endocrinol 2014 Sep 25;171(3):399-406. Epub 2014 Jun 25.
Unit of Endocrinology and Metabolic DiseasesFondazione IRCCS Cà Granda-Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Padiglione Granelli, Via Francesco Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, ItalyUnit of Endocrinology'Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza', IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, ItalyUnit of Radiology'Fatebenefratelli and Oftalmico' Hospital, Milan, ItalyUnit of Radiology'Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza', IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, ItalyUnit of Endocrinology and DiabetologyDepartment of Biomedical Sciences for Health, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, San Donato Milanese, Milan, ItalyDepartment of Internal Medicine and Medical Disciplines'Sapienza' Rome University, Rome, ItalyDepartments of MedicinePhysiology, and Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaDepartments of Laboratory Medicine and PathobiologyMedicine and Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Long-term follow-up in adrenal incidentalomas: an Italian multicenter study.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014 Mar 1;99(3):827-34. Epub 2014 Jan 1.
Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health (V.M., S.P., A.D., M.A., P.B.-P., I.C.), University of Milan, 20122 Milan, Italy; Unit of Endocrinology and Diabetology (V.M., S.P., P.B.-P., I.C.), Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda-Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, 20122 Milan, Italy; Division of Internal Medicine I (G.R., M.T.), Ospedale San Luigi, 10043 Orbassano, Italy; Department of Biological and Clinical Sciences (G.R., R.G., M.T.), University of Turin, 10124 Turin, Italy; Catholic University (S.D.C., C.P.), Unit of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 00168 Rome, Italy; Unit of Endocrinology (A.S.S., A.S.), Ospedale "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza," IRCCS, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy; Unit of Endocrine Diseases and Diabetology (A.D., M.A.), Ospedale San Giuseppe, Gruppo Multimedica, 20123 Milan, Italy; Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health (M.M., B.A.), University of Milan, Unit of Endocrinology and Diabetology, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy; and Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, and Metabolism (E.G.), Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, 10124 Turin, Italy.

Bone quality, as measured by trabecular bone score, in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.
Eur J Endocrinol 2013 Aug 29;169(2):155-62. Epub 2013 Jun 29.
Unit of Endocrinology, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda-Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

Prevalence of subclinical contributors to low bone mineral density and/or fragility fracture.
Eur J Endocrinol 2013 Aug 15;169(2):225-37. Epub 2013 Jul 15.
Endocrinology and Diabetology Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Pad. Granelli, Via F Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, Italy.




Bone quality, as measured by trabecular bone score in patients with adrenal incidentalomas with and without subclinical hypercortisolism.
J Bone Miner Res 2012 Oct;27(10):2223-30
Unit of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Cà Granda - Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Department of Medical Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.




Acute and chronic effects of hypercalcaemia on cortical excitability as studied by 5 Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation.
J Physiol 2011 Apr 7;589(Pt 7):1619-26. Epub 2011 Feb 7.
Department of Neurological Sciences, 'Sapienza' University of Rome, Viale dell'Università 30, 00185 Rome, Italy.


Accuracy of several parameters of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity in predicting before surgery the metabolic effects of the removal of an adrenal incidentaloma.
Eur J Endocrinol 2010 Dec 29;163(6):925-35. Epub 2010 Sep 29.
Endocrinology and Diabetology Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda - Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Pad. Granelli, Via F. Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, Italy.







Bone mineral density, prevalence of vertebral fractures, and bone quality in patients with adrenal incidentalomas with and without subclinical hypercortisolism: an Italian multicenter study.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2009 Sep 23;94(9):3207-14. Epub 2009 Jun 23.
Unit of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Department of Medical Sciences, Fondazione Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Instituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, 20122 Milan, Italy.

Sporadic and MEN1-related primary hyperparathyroidism: differences in clinical expression and severity.
J Bone Miner Res 2009 Aug;24(8):1404-10
Unit of Endocrinology-Diabetology, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, IRCCS, Milan, Italy.

Eugonadal male patients with adrenal incidentalomas and subclinical hypercortisolism have increased rate of vertebral fractures.
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2009 Feb 10;70(2):208-13. Epub 2008 Jun 10.
Department of Medical Sciences, University of Milan, Endocrinology and Diabetology Unit, Fondazione Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, IRCCS, Milan, Italy.

The limited role of midnight salivary cortisol levels in the diagnosis of subclinical hypercortisolism in patients with adrenal incidentaloma.
Eur J Endocrinol 2009 Jan 3;160(1):87-92. Epub 2008 Oct 3.
Endocrinology and Diabetology Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Milan, Pad. Granelli, Fondazione Policlinico, I.R.C.C.S., Milan, Italy.


Subclinical hypercortisolism among outpatients referred for osteoporosis.
Ann Intern Med 2007 Oct;147(8):541-8
San Giuseppe-Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Fatebenefratelli Research Association, University of Milan, Fondazione Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy.


Cortisol secretion in patients with type 2 diabetes: relationship with chronic complications.
Diabetes Care 2007 Jan;30(1):83-8
Endocrine Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, IRCCS, Milan, Italy.

Diagnosis of parathyroid tumors in familial isolated hyperparathyroidism with HRPT2 mutation: implications for cancer surveillance.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2006 Aug 23;91(8):2827-32. Epub 2006 May 23.
Unit of Endocrinology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, Instituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo (FG), Italy.



Blood ionized calcium is associated with clustered polymorphisms in the carboxyl-terminal tail of the calcium-sensing receptor.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004 Nov;89(11):5634-8
Unit of Endocrinology, Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, viale dei Cappuccini, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo (FG), Italy.





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