Publications

Sequential nailfold videocapillaroscopy examinations have responsiveness to detect organ progression in systemic sclerosis.
Semin Arthritis Rheum 2017 Aug 10;47(1):86-94. Epub 2017 Feb 10.
Rheumatology A department, Cochin Hospital, Paris Descartes University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, 27 rue du faubourg Saint Jacques, 75014 Paris, France.

Evidence for a Derangement of the Microvascular System in Patients with a Very Early Diagnosis of Systemic Sclerosis.
J Rheumatol 2017 Aug 15;44(8):1190-1197. Epub 2017 May 15.
From the Department of Internal Medicine, São João Hospital Center, Al Prof Hernâni Monteiro; I3S, Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, University of Porto; Departamento de Biomedicina, Unidade de Bioquímica, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto; Nobre Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi (AOUC), University of Florence; Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Anatomy and Histology, University of Florence, Florence; Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Centre for Basic and Clinical Immunology Research (CISI), University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

The "myth" of loss of angiogenesis in systemic sclerosis: a pivotal early pathogenetic process or just a late unavoidable event?
Arthritis Res Ther 2017 Jul 6;19(1):162. Epub 2017 Jul 6.
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Scleroderma Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Careggi, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 18, 50139, Florence, Italy.

Proangiogenic effects of soluble α-Klotho on systemic sclerosis dermal microvascular endothelial cells.
Arthritis Res Ther 2017 Feb 10;19(1):27. Epub 2017 Feb 10.
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Florence, AOUC, Largo Brambilla 3, 50134, Florence, Italy.


Severe vitamin D deficiency in patients with Kawasaki disease: a potential role in the risk to develop heart vascular abnormalities?
Clin Rheumatol 2016 Jul 22;35(7):1865-72. Epub 2015 May 22.
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine and Department of Biomedicine, Division of Rheumatology, Transition Clinic, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 18, 50139, Florence, Italy.

Bosentan blocks the antiangiogenic effects of sera from systemic sclerosis patients: an in vitro study.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2015 Jul-Aug;33(4 Suppl 91):S148-52. Epub 2015 Jun 19.
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine and Division of Rheumatology, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi (AOUC), University of Florence, Florence, Italy.

Plexin-D1/Semaphorin 3E pathway may contribute to dysregulation of vascular tone control and defective angiogenesis in systemic sclerosis.
Arthritis Res Ther 2015 Aug 21;17:221. Epub 2015 Aug 21.
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi (AOUC), University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 18, I-50139, Florence, Italy.

Evidence for oesophageal and anorectal involvement in very early systemic sclerosis (VEDOSS): report from a single VEDOSS/EUSTAR centre.
Ann Rheum Dis 2015 Jan 15;74(1):124-8. Epub 2013 Oct 15.
Department of Biomedicine, Division of Rheumatology AOUC and Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.

Digital ulcers as a sentinel sign for early internal organ involvement in very early systemic sclerosis.
Rheumatology (Oxford) 2015 Jan 26;54(1):72-6. Epub 2014 Jul 26.
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Rheumatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.


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