Francesco Perna

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Clinical impact of nasal budesonide treatment on COPD patients with coexistent rhinitis.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2018 27;13:2025-2032. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Department of Cardio-Thoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Monaldi Hospital, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples, Italy,

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June 2018

Dysautonomia as Onset Symptom of Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2.

Eur Neurol 2018 13;79(3-4):166-170. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Institute of Neurology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Fondazione Policlinico A. Gemelli, Rome, Italy.

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March 2018

Immunometabolic profiling of T cells from patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis reveals an impairment in glycolysis and mitochondrial respiration.

Metabolism 2017 Dec 8;77:39-46. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

Laboratorio di Immunologia, Istituto per l'Endocrinologia e l'Oncologia Sperimentale, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (IEOS-CNR), Napoli, Italy; Dipartimento di Medicina Molecolare e Biotecnologie Mediche, Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II", Napoli, Italy. Electronic address:

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December 2017

Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: when bronchoalveolar lavage becomes a lethal weapon.

Minerva Anestesiol 2017 May 6;83(5):533-534. Epub 2016 Dec 6.

Section of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.

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May 2017

Latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI): a real host defence or a permanent threat?

Infez Med 2016 Sep;24(3):179-82

Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy.

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September 2016

Collateral findings during computed tomography scan for atrial fibrillation ablation: Let's take a look around.

World J Cardiol 2016 Apr;8(4):310-6

Francesco Perna, Maria Lucia Narducci, Gianluigi Bencardino, Gemma Pelargonio, Nicola Vitulano, Filippo Crea, Cardiac Arrhythmia Unit, Agostino Gemelli University Hospital, 00168 Rome, Italy.

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April 2016

Longitudinal assessment of immuno-metabolic parameters in multiple sclerosis patients during treatment with glatiramer acetate.

Metabolism 2015 Sep 8;64(9):1112-21. Epub 2015 May 8.

Dipartimento di Medicina e Chirurgia, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università di Salerno, Baronissi Campus, Baronissi, Salerno, Italy; IRCCS MultiMedica, Milano, Italy. Electronic address:

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September 2015

Immune-metabolic profiling of anorexic patients reveals an anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory phenotype.

Metabolism 2015 Mar 29;64(3):396-405. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

CEINGE-Biotecnologie Avanzate S.C.a R.L., via G. Salvatore 482, 80145 Napoli, Italy; Dipartimento di Medicina Molecolare e Biotecnologie Mediche, Università di Napoli Federico II, via S. Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italy. Electronic address:

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March 2015

A Challenging Case Of Ventricular Arrhythmia In A Patient With Myocarditis: ICD Yes/No After Ablation.

J Atr Fibrillation 2014 Oct-Nov;7(3):1121. Epub 2014 Oct 31.

Department Of Cardiovascular Sciences, Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.

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October 2014

Cardiovascular implantable electronic device infection: delayed vs standard FDG PET-CT imaging.

J Nucl Cardiol 2014 Jun 10;21(3):622-32. Epub 2014 Apr 10.

Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo A. Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy,

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June 2014

Periprocedural dabigatran in atrial fibrillation ablation: a new kid on the block.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2013 Aug 6;24(8):866-8. Epub 2013 May 6.

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August 2013

Meta-immunological profiling of children with type 1 diabetes identifies new biomarkers to monitor disease progression.

Diabetes 2013 Jul 8;62(7):2481-91. Epub 2013 Feb 8.

Laboratorio di Immunologia, Istituto di Endocrinologia e Oncologia Sperimentale, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (IEOS-CNR), Napoli, Italy.

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July 2013

Comparison of electroanatomical mapping systems: accuracy in left atrial mapping.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2013 May 25;36(5):626-31. Epub 2013 Feb 25.

Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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May 2013

Rapid acquisition of high-resolution electroanatomical maps using a novel multielectrode mapping system.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2013 Apr 22;36(3):233-42. Epub 2012 Nov 22.

MGH Heart Center, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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April 2013

Selective capacity of metreleptin administration to reconstitute CD4+ T-cell number in females with acquired hypoleptinemia.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2013 Feb 4;110(9):E818-27. Epub 2013 Feb 4.

Dipartimento di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Baronissi Campus, 84081 Baronissi Salerno, Italy.

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February 2013

Obstructive sleep apnea and heart disease: the biomarkers point of view.

Front Biosci (Schol Ed) 2013 Jan 1;5:588-99. Epub 2013 Jan 1.

Department of Cardiology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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January 2013

Direct visualization of epicardial structures and ablation utilizing a visually guided laser balloon catheter: preliminary findings.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2011 Jul 2;22(7):808-12. Epub 2011 Feb 2.

Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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July 2011

Assessment of catheter tip contact force resulting in cardiac perforation in swine atria using force sensing technology.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2011 Apr 19;4(2):218-24. Epub 2011 Jan 19.

Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA.

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April 2011

Imbalance of circulating dendritic cell subsets in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Clin Immunol 2010 Oct 14;137(1):102-10. Epub 2010 Jul 14.

Dipartimento di Biologia e Patologia Cellulare e Molecolare L.Califano, Università Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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October 2010

Induced sputum as a tool for early detection of airway inflammation in connective diseases-related lung involvement.

Respir Med 2007 Jul 19;101(7):1383-9. Epub 2007 Mar 19.

Respiratory Medicine Division, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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July 2007

Differential regulation of metabolic, neuroendocrine, and immune function by leptin in humans.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2006 May 19;103(22):8481-6. Epub 2006 May 19.

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA.

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May 2006

Leptin increase in multiple sclerosis associates with reduced number of CD4(+)CD25+ regulatory T cells.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2005 Apr 23;102(14):5150-5. Epub 2005 Mar 23.

Istituto di Endocrinologia e Oncologia Sperimentale, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (IEOS-CNR), 80131 Naples, Italy.

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April 2005

Analysis of local T lymphocyte subsets upon stimulation with intravesical BCG: a model to study tuberculosis immunity.

Respir Med 2004 Jun;98(6):509-14

Institute of Respiratory Diseases, University Federico II of Naples, UNESCO Unit for Research, Diagnosis and Prevention of Tuberculosis, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy.

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June 2004

Allelic distribution of human leucocyte antigen in historical and recently diagnosed tuberculosis patients in Southern Italy.

Immunology 2004 Mar;111(3):318-22

Cattedra di Immunologia, Dipartimento di Biologia e Patologia Cellulare e Molecolare, Università di Napoli Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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March 2004