J Exp Integr Med. 2015; 5(3): 128-136

Authors: Zanasi Alessandro, De Nuntiis Paola, Ciantelli Chiara, Mazzolini Massimiliano, Ierna Carla M. S., Alemanni Matteo, Mastroroberto Marianna, Nardi Elena, Morselli Labate Antonio M.


Objective: During the last decades, an increase in the prevalence of asthma and other allergic diseases has been recorded, together with modifications in the living environment and consequent changes in the quality of indoor air. Indoor environment is favorable to the proliferation of allergens such as: house dust mites, fungal spores and cockroaches.

Multidisciplinary respiratory medicine 4(6):423-429 · December 2009

Authors: Zanasi Alessandro, Piattella Marco, Potena Alfredo


It is now established that the presence of enviromental pollution in our cities today has serious effects on the broncho-pulmonary system, effects that are largely linked to the traffic situation. Although the risks correlated to the deterioration in the air we breathe have been well known since the 1950s,

Multidisciplinary respiratory medicine 5(2):99-103 · April 2010

Authors: Piattella Marco, Potena Alfredo, Zanasi Alessandro


Chronic cough is one of the symptoms most frequently reported by patients and it often poses a diagnostic challenge for the physician. Cough variant asthma is one of the most widely recognized causes of chronic cough, together with gastroesophageal reflux syndrome and chronic inflammation of the upper airways. Atopic cough, a recently reported new clinical entity, presents different clinical and functional characteristics compared with asthma and the other above-mentioned causes of chronic cough. This paper describes the pathogenetic mechanisms of atopic cough and cough variant asthma based on from the most recent literature on the argument.

Estratto da: https://www.researchgate.net/

Multidiscip Respir Med. 2017

Author: Nardini S, De Benedetto F, Sanguinetti CM, Bellofiore S, Carlone S, Privitera S, Sagliocca L, Tupputi E; with the collaboration of The Consensus Conference Group, Baccarani C, Caiffa G, Calabrese MC, Capuozzo A, Cauchi S, Conio V, Coratella G, Crismancich F, Dal Negro RW, Dellarole F, Delucchi M, Favaretti C, Forte S, Gallo FM, Giuliano R, Grandi M, Grillo A, Gualano MR, Guffanti E, Locicero S, Lombardo FP, Mantero M, Marasso R, Martino L, Mastroberardino M, Mereu C, Messina R, Neri M, Novelletto BF, Parente P, Pasquinucci S, Pistolesi M, Polverino M, Posca A, Richeldi L, Roccia F, Giustini ES, Salemi M, Santacroce S, Schisano M, Schisano M, Selvi E, Silenzi A, Soverina P, Taranto C, Ugolini M, Visaggi P, Zanasi A.



Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) kill 40 million people each year. The management of chronic respiratory NCDs such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is particularly critical in Italy, where they are widespread and represent a heavy burden on healthcare resources. It is thus important to redefine the role and responsibility of respiratory specialists and their scientific societies, together with that of the whole healthcare system, in order to create a sustainable management of COPD, which could become a model for other chronic respiratory conditions.

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