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A pilot study on the non-invasive management of tracheobronchial secretions in tracheostomised patients.

Clin Respir J 2019 Oct 26;13(10):637-642. Epub 2019 Aug 26.

Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri IRCCS, Respiratory Rehabilitation Unit of Veruno Institute, Veruno, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/crj.13074DOI Listing
October 2019

Muscarinic receptor M3 contributes to vascular and neural growth factor up-regulation in severe asthma.

Allergy 2019 Oct 4. Epub 2019 Oct 4.

Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/all.14074DOI Listing
October 2019

Blood MCP-1 levels are increased in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with prevalent emphysema.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2018 24;13:1691-1700. Epub 2018 May 24.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri SpA Società Benefit, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Pavia, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/COPD.S159915DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5973466PMC
January 2019

TGF-β Signaling Pathways in Different Compartments of the Lower Airways of Patients With Stable COPD.

Chest 2018 04 28;153(4):851-862. Epub 2017 Dec 28.

Centro Interdipartimentale per lo Studio delle Malattie Infiammatorie delle Vie Aeree e Patologie Fumo-Correlate (CEMICEF), Sezione di Medicina Interna e Cardiorespiratoria, Università di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy; Unità Operativa Complessa di Pneumologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Odontoiatriche e delle Immagini Morfologiche e Funzionali (BIOMORF), Università di Messina, Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2017.12.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883327PMC
April 2018

Case finding of Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency: never wasted time!

Authors:
Bruno Balbi

Multidiscip Respir Med 2018 20;13. Epub 2018 Jan 20.

Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri IRCCS, Veruno, NO Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40248-017-0115-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5775561PMC
January 2018

HSP60 activity on human bronchial epithelial cells.

Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 2017 Dec 4;30(4):333-340. Epub 2017 Oct 4.

1 Divisione di Pneumologia e Laboratorio di Citoimmunopatologia dell'Apparato Cardio Respiratorio, Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri SpA SB, IRCCS, Veruno, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0394632017734479DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5806805PMC
December 2017

Gait abnormalities of COPD are not directly related to respiratory function.

Gait Posture 2017 10 18;58:352-357. Epub 2017 Aug 18.

Department of Clinical-Surgical, Diagnostic and Pediatric Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy; Centro Studi Attività Motorie, ICS MAUGERI SPA SB, Institute of Pavia, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy; Neurorehabilitation and Spinal Units, ICS MAUGERI SPA SB, Institute of Pavia, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.08.020DOI Listing
October 2017

Development of a Barthel Index based on dyspnea for patients with respiratory diseases.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2016 7;11:1199-206. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

Psychology Unit, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Institute of Tradate, Varese, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/COPD.S104376DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4907483PMC
August 2017

Bronchial inflammation and bacterial load in stable COPD is associated with TLR4 overexpression.

Eur Respir J 2017 05 23;49(5). Epub 2017 May 23.

Divisione di Pneumologia e Laboratorio di Citoimmunopatologia dell'Apparato Cardio Respiratorio, Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri SpA, Società Benefit, Veruno, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.02006-2016DOI Listing
May 2017

Bacterial-viral load and the immune response in stable and exacerbated COPD: significance and therapeutic prospects.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2016 1;11:445-53. Epub 2016 Mar 1.

Pneumology Unit and Laboratory of Cytoimmunopathology of Heart and Lung, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS, Veruno (NO) and Cassano delle Murge (BA), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/COPD.S93398DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4780195PMC
January 2017

Phospho-p38 MAPK expression in COPD patients and asthmatics and in challenged bronchial epithelium.

Respiration 2015 14;89(4):329-42. Epub 2015 Mar 14.

Divisione di Pneumologia e Laboratorio di Citoimmunopatologia dell'Apparato Cardiorespiratorio, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS, Veruno, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000375168DOI Listing
January 2016

Efficacy of augmentation therapy for emphysema associated with α1-antitrypsin deficiency: enough is enough.

Eur Respir J 2016 Jan;47(1):35-8

Pneumology Department, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Ciber de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Barcelona, Spain

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.01145-2015DOI Listing
January 2016

Pulmonary rehabilitation in Italy: professional barriers to overcome.

Eur Respir J 2014 Nov;44(5):1382-3

Dept of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Ospedale Villa Pineta, University of Modena Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/09031936.00098714DOI Listing
November 2014

Innate immunity but not NLRP3 inflammasome activation correlates with severity of stable COPD.

Thorax 2014 Jun 15;69(6):516-24. Epub 2014 Jan 15.

Divisione di Pneumologia e Laboratorio di Citoimmunopatologia dell'Apparato Cardio Respiratorio, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS, Veruno (NO) e Tradate, Pavia, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2012-203062DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4219154PMC
June 2014

The fight against tobacco.

Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 2013 Mar;79(1)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2013.101DOI Listing
March 2013

General characteristics and risk factors of cardiovascular disease among interstate bus drivers.

ScientificWorldJournal 2012 4;2012:216702. Epub 2012 Jun 4.

Rehabilitation Sciences Master and PhD Program, Nove de Julho University, Avenida Francisco Matarazzo, 612 Agua Branca, 05001-100 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. raquel

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/216702DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3373126PMC
October 2012

Population genetic screening for alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency in a high-prevalence area.

Respiration 2011 6;82(5):418-25. Epub 2011 Apr 6.

Centro di Riferimento Regionale per il Deficit di Alfa1-Antitripsina, Prima Divisione di Medicina Interna, Spedali Civili, Cattedra di Malattie dell'Apparato Respiratorio, Università di Brescia, Brescia, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000325067DOI Listing
January 2012

Comparison between exhaled and bronchoalveolar lavage levels of hydrogen peroxide in patients with diffuse interstitial lung diseases.

Acta Biomed 2008 ;79 Suppl 1:73-8

Department of Clinical Medicine, Nephrology and Health Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy.

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December 2008

Seven-year time course of lung function, symptoms, health-related quality of life, and exercise tolerance in COPD patients undergoing pulmonary rehabilitation programs.

Respir Med 2007 Sep 24;101(9):1961-70. Epub 2007 May 24.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Lung Function Unit, Scientific Institute of Gussago, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2007.04.007DOI Listing
September 2007

Weaning from mechanical ventilation followed at home with the aid of a telemedicine program.

Telemed J E Health 2007 Aug;13(4):445-9

Divisione di Pneumologia, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, I.R.C.C.S., Istituto di Gussago/Lumezzane (Brescia) Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2006.0069DOI Listing
August 2007

Physiological responses to arm exercise in difficult to wean patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Intensive Care Med 2006 Aug 13;32(8):1159-66. Epub 2006 Jun 13.

Pulmonary Division, Scientific Institutes of Gussago/Lumezzane Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, 25064 Gussago, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00134-006-0216-4DOI Listing
August 2006

Role of the chemokine receptors CXCR3 and CCR4 in human pulmonary fibrosis.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006 Feb 20;173(3):310-7. Epub 2005 Oct 20.

Allergy and Immunology Unit, Rehabilitative Pneumology Department, Pavia, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200502-244OCDOI Listing
February 2006

Aging and induced-sputum cells.

Chest 2005 Dec;128(6):4049-50

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.128.6.4049DOI Listing
December 2005

Exhaled volatile organic compounds in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: cross sectional and nested short-term follow-up study.

Respir Res 2005 Jul 14;6:71. Epub 2005 Jul 14.

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Prevention Research Center, University of Parma, Via Gramsci 14, 43100 Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1465-9921-6-71DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1185565PMC
July 2005

Physiological effects of meals in difficult-to-wean tracheostomised patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Intensive Care Med 2005 Feb 30;31(2):236-42. Epub 2004 Dec 30.

Pulmonary Unit, Weaning Centre, S. Maugeri Foundation IRCCS, Via Pinidolo 23, 25064 Gussago, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00134-004-2530-zDOI Listing
February 2005

Downmodulation of CXCL8/IL-8 receptors on neutrophils after recruitment in the airways.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2005 Jan;115(1):88-94

Servizio Autonomo di Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2004.08.048DOI Listing
January 2005

MVarallo: a new M(Like) alpha 1-antitrypsin-deficient allele.

Diagn Mol Pathol 2003 Dec;12(4):237-9

Sardinian Regional Center of Alpha 1 Antitripsin Deficiency, Department of Cytomorfology, Division of Pathology, University of Cagliari, Italy.

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December 2003

COPD: is chemotaxis the key?

Authors:
Bruno Balbi

Chest 2003 Apr;123(4):983-6

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.123.4.983DOI Listing
April 2003