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Dr. Loris Pironi

University Of Bologna


Loris Pironi is in Bologna, Italy. Dr. Pironi is a global expert in Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction. They have been an author on 111 peer reviewed articles in the past 15 years. In particular, they have been an author on 18 peer reviewed articles regarding Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction.


Bologna, IT

Latest Advances

  • Condition: Intestinal Failure
  • Journal: Transplantation
  • Treatment Used: Intestinal Transplantation
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This article investigated intestinal transplantation (surgical replacement of the small intestine) for the treatment of intestinal failure (the inability of the intestinal track to move food through the intestine).
  • Condition: Adults with Chronic Intestinal Failure
  • Journal: Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
  • Treatment Used: Long-Term Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPN)
  • Number of Patients: 72
  • Published —
This study evaluated kidney function outcome in adults on home parenteral nutrition (HPN) for chronic intestinal failure using the newly recommended equations for estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) assessment in clinical practice.
  • Condition: Patients on Home Parenteral Nutrition
  • Journal: Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics
  • Treatment Used: 2% taurolidine vs. 0.9% Saline Locking
  • Number of Patients: 105
  • Published —
This study compared the effectiveness and safety of taurolidine and saline in the prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) in home parenteral nutrition patients.

Clinical Trials

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  • Journal: American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology
  • Published —
Evidence of enteric angiopathy and neuromuscular hypoxia in patients with mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy.
  • Journal: Current opinion in organ transplantation
  • Published —
New insights into the indications for intestinal transplantation.


Bologna, IT


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