Pubblicazioni - Dott.ssa Maria Cristina Mele

Pubblicazioni su Nutrizione in Oncologia

M. Cintoni, E. Rinninella, F. Grassi, S. Leone, F. Scialanga, A. Biondi, R. Persiani, D. D’Ugo, A. Gasbarrini, M.C. Mele, THE IMPACT OF THE NUTRICATT PROTOCOL ON BODY COMPOSITION OF COLORECTAL CANCER PATIENTS: PRELIMINARY DATA, Nutrition, Volumes 75–76, Supplement, 2020.

Emanuele Rinninella, Marco Cintoni, Pauline Raoul, Francesca Romana Ponziani, Maurizio Pompili, Carmelo Pozzo, Antonia Strippoli, Emilio Bria, Giampaolo Tortora, Antonio Gasbarrini, Maria Cristina Mele. Prognostic value of skeletal muscle mass during tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy in cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Intern Emerg Med (2020).

Mele MC, Rinninella E, Cintoni M, Pulcini G, Di Donato A, Grassi F, Trestini I, Pozzo C, Tortora G, Gasbarrini A, Bria E. Nutritional Support in Lung Cancer Patients: The State of the Art. Clin Lung Can. 2020 Oct 21. doi:

Rinninella E, Cintoni M, Raoul P, Pozzo C, Strippoli A, Ponziani FR, Pompili M, Bria E, Tortora G, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Skeletal Muscle Loss during Multikinase Inhibitors Therapy: Molecular Pathways, Clinical Implications, and Nutritional Challenges. Nutrients. 2020 Oct 12;12(10):3101. doi: 10.3390/nu12103101. PMID: 33053632; PMCID: PMC7601327.

Rinninella E, Mele MC, Cintoni M, Raoul P, Ianiro G, Salerno L, Pozzo C, Bria E, Muscaritoli M, Molfino A, Gasbarrini A. The Facts about Food after Cancer Diagnosis: A Systematic Review of Prospective Cohort Studies. Nutrients. 2020 Aug 5;12(8):2345. doi: 10.3390/nu12082345. PMID: 32764484; PMCID: PMC7468771.

Rinninella E, Cintoni M, Raoul P, Pozzo C, Strippoli A, Bria E, Tortora G, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Effects of nutritional interventions on nutritional status in patients with gastric cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2020 Aug;38:28-42. doi: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2020.05.007. Epub 2020 Jun 16. PMID: 32690170.

Ardito F, Lai Q, Rinninella E, Mimmo A, Vellone M, Panettieri E, Adducci E, Cintoni M, Mele MC, Gasbarrini A, Giuliante F. The impact of personalized nutritional support on postoperative outcome within the enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program for liver resections: results from the NutriCatt protocol. Updates Surg. 2020 May 14. doi: 10.1007/s13304-020-00787-6. Online ahead of print.

Rinninella E, Fagotti A, Cintoni M, Raoul P, Scaletta G, Scambia G, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Skeletal muscle mass as a prognostic indicator of outcomes in ovarian cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2020 May;30(5):654-663. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2020-001215. Epub 2020 Apr 2.

Rinninella E, Cintoni M, Raoul P, Mele MC, De Gaetano AM, Marini MG, Mora V, Gasbarrini A. Minimal impact of lenvatinib (Lenvima®) on muscle mass in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma and implications for treatment duration. Two cases from the REFLECT study. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2019 Nov; 23(22):  10132-10138. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_201911_19583. PMID: 31799685.

Rinninella E, Cintoni M, Raoul P, Pozzo C, Strippoli A, Bria E, Tortora G, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Muscle mass assessed at diagnosis by L3-CT scan as a prognostic marker of clinical outcomes in patients with gastric cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Nutr. 2019 Nov 1: S0261-5614 (19) 33108-5. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2019.10.021. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31718876.

Rinninella E, Cintoni M, Raoul P, Pozzo C, Strippoli A, Bria E, Tortora G, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Muscle mass assessed at diagnosis by L3-CT scan as a prognostic marker of clinical outcomes in patients with gastric cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Nutr. 2019 Nov 1: S0261-5614 (19) 33108-5. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2019.10.021. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31718876.

Rinninella E, Fagotti A, Cintoni M, Raoul P, Scaletta G, Quagliozzi L, Miggiano GAD, Scambia G, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Nutritional Interventions to Improve Clinical Outcomes in Ovarian Cancer: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Nutrients. 2019 Jun 21; 11 (6): 1404. doi: 10.3390/nu11061404. PMID: 31234395; PMCID: PMC6627677.

Scaletta G, Quagliozzi L, Cianci S, Vargiu V, Mele MC, Scambia G, Fagotti A. Management of postoperative chylous ascites after surgery for ovarian cancer: a single-institution experience. Updates Surg. 2019 Dec; 71 (4): 729-734. doi: 10.1007/s13304-019-00656-x. Epub 2019 Apr 20. PMID: 31006086.

Triarico S, Rinninella E, Cintoni M, Capozza MA, Mastrangelo S, Mele MC, Ruggiero A. Impact of malnutrition on survival and infections among pediatric patients with cancer: a retrospective study. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2019; 23 (3): 1165-1175. doi:10.26355/eurrev_201901_17009

Di Renzo L, Marchetti M, Cioccoloni G, Gratteri S, Capria G, Romano L, Soldati L, Mele MC, Merra G, Cintoni M, De Lorenzo A. Role of phase angle in the evaluation of effect of an immuno-enhanced formula in post-surgical cancer patients: a randomized clinical trial. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2019; 23 (3): 1322-1334. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_201902_17027

Lirosi MC, Tirelli F, Biondi A, Mele MC, Larotonda C, Lorenzon L, D’Ugo D, Gasbarrini A, Persiani R. Enhanced Recovery Program for Colorectal Surgery: a Focus on Elderly Patients Over 75 Years Old. J Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Sep 5. doi: 10.1007/s11605-018-3943-2. [Epub ahead of print]

Uccella S, Mele MC, Quagliozzi L, Rinninella E, Nero C, Cappuccio S, Cintoni M, Gasbarrini A, Scambia G, Fagotti A. Assessment of preoperative nutritional status using BIA-derived phase angle (PhA) in patients with advanced ovarian cancer: Correlation with the extent of cytoreduction and complications. Gynecol Oncol (2018),

Rinninella E, Persiani R, D’Ugo D, Pennestrì F, Cicchetti A, Di Brino E, Cintoni M, Miggiano GAD, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. NutriCatt protocol in the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program for colorectal surgery: the nutritional support improves clinical and cost-effectiveness outcomes. NUT-D-17-00667R2.

Rinninella E, Cerrito L, Spinelli I, Cintoni M, Mele MC, Pompili M, Gasbarrini A. Chemotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: current evidence and future perspectives. J Clin Transl Hepatol 2017;5(3):1–14

Valentini V., Marazzi F., Bossola M., Miccichè F., Nardone L., Balducci M., Dinapoli N., Bonomo P., Autorino R., Silipigni S., Giuliani F., Tamanti C., Mele MC, Martorana G.E. Nutritional counselling and oral nutritional supplements in head and neck cancer patients undergoing chemoradiotherapy. J Hum Nutr Diet, 25(3):201-8, 2012.

Paolozza P., Simone R.E., Catalano A., Mele MC. Tomato licopene and lung cancer prevention: from experimental to human studies. Cancers (Basel.) 11, 3(2):2333-57, 2011.

Palozza P., Torelli C., Boninsegna A., Simone R., Catalano A., Mele MC, Picci N. Growth-inhibitory effects of the astaxanthin-rich alga Haematococcus pluvialis in human colon cancer cells. Cancer Lett. 28; 283(1):108-17, Sept 2009.

Palozza P., Simone R., Mele MC. Interplay of carotenoids with cigarette smoking: implications in lung cancer. Curr Med Chem; 15(9):844-54, 2008.

Altre pubblicazioni

Carlo Romano Settanni, Stefano Bibbò, Gianluca Ianiro, Emanuele Rinninella, Marco Cintoni, Maria Cristina Mele, Giovanni Cammarota & Antonio Gasbarrini (2020) Gastrointestinal involvement of autism spectrum disorder: focus on gut microbiota., Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, DOI: 10.1080/17474124.2021.1869938

E. Rinninella, M. Cintoni, P. Raoul, A Gasbarrini, M C Mele. Food Additives, Gut Microbiota, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Hidden Track. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020,17, 8816; doi:10.3390/

Rinninella E, Cintoni M, Raoul P, Ianiro G, Laterza L, Lopetuso LR, Ponziani FR, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Gut Microbiota during Dietary Restrictions: New Insights in Non-Communicable Diseases. Microorganisms. 2020 Jul 28;8(8):1140. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8081140. PMID: 32731505; PMCID: PMC7465033.

Cintoni M, Rinninella E, Annetta MG, Mele MC. Nutritional management in hospital setting during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: a real-life experience. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2020 May;74(5):846-847. doi: 10.1038/s41430-020-0625-4. Epub 2020 Apr 6.

Cintoni M, Rinninella E, Scaldaferri F, Ianiro G, Franceschi F, Mele MC, Gasbarrini A. The oral microbiota in oral and systemic diseases. Microb Health Dis 2020; 2: e209 DOI: 10.26355/mhd_20201_209

Rinninella E, Cintoni M, Mele MC, Gasbarrini A. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS): Where Is the Culprit Hiding? Nutritional Tips for Gastroenterologists. Nutrients. 2019 Oct 17;11(10):2499. doi: 10.3390/nu11102499. PMID: 31627386; PMCID: PMC6835754.

Pagliari D, Rinninella E, Cianci R, Attili F, Franza L, Luciano R, Mancarella FA, Rizzatti G, Musso M, Cintoni M, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Early oral vs parenteral nutrition in acute pancreatitis: a retrospective analysis of clinical outcomes and hospital costs from a tertiary care referral center. Intern Emerg Med. 2019 Oct 16. doi: 10.1007/s11739-019-02210-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31620978.

Rinninella E, Cintoni M, Raoul P, Lopetuso LR, Scaldaferri F, Pulcini G, Miggiano GAD, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Food Components and Dietary Habits: Keys for a Healthy Gut Microbiota Composition. Nutrients. 2019 Oct 7;11(10):2393. doi: 10.3390/nu11102393. PMID: 31591348; PMCID: PMC6835969.

Pizzoferrato M, de Sire R, Ingravalle F, Mentella MC, Petito V, Martone AM, Landi F, Miggiano GAD, Mele MC, Lopetuso LR, Schiavoni E, Napolitano D, Turchini L, Poscia A, Nicolotti N, Papa A, Armuzzi A, Scaldaferri F, Gasbarrini A. Characterization of Sarcopenia in an IBD Population Attending an Italian Gastroenterology Tertiary Center. Nutrients. 2019 Sep 24; 11 (10): 2281. doi: 10.3390/nu11102281. PMID: 31554166; PMCID: PMC6835412.

Rinninella E, Silvestri G, Cintoni M, Perna A, Martorana GE, De Lorenzo A, Rossini PM, Miggiano GAD, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Clinical use of bioelectrical impedance analysis in patients affected by myotonic dystrophy type 1: A cross-sectional study. Nutrition. 2019 Nov-Dec; 67-68: 110546. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2019.05.012. Epub 2019 Jul 2. PMID: 31376676.

Ianiro G, Rizzati G, Napoli M, Matteo MV, Rinninella E, Mora V, Fanali C, Leonetti A, Benedettelli S, Mele MC, Cammarota G, Gasbarrini A. A Durum Wheat Variety-Based Product Is Effective in Reducing Symptoms in Patients with Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: A Double-Blind Randomized Cross-Over Trial. Nutrients. 2019, 11(4), 712;

Rinninella E, Raoul P, Cintoni M, Franceschi F, Miggiano GAD, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. What is the Healthy Gut Microbiota Composition? A Changing Ecosystem across Age, Environment, Diet, and Diseases. Microorganisms. 2019 Jan 10;7(1). pii: E14. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms7010014.

Rinninella E, Cintoni M, De Lorenzo A, Anselmi G, Gagliardi L, Addolorato G, Miggiano GAD, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. May nutritional status worsen during hospital stay? A sub-group analysis from a cross-sectional study. Intern Emerg Med. 2019 Jan;14(1):51-57. doi: 10.1007/s11739-018-1944-5. Epub 2018 Sep 6

Rinninella E, Mele MC, Merendino N, Cintoni M, Anselmi G, Caporossi A, Minnella A. The Role of Diet, Micronutrients and the Gut Microbiota in Age-Related Macular Degeneration: New Perspectives from the Gut-Retina Axis. Nutrients 2018; 10, 1677; doi: 10.3390/nu10111677

Rinninella E, Pizzoferrato M, Cintoni M, Servidei S, Mele MC. Nutritional support in mitochondrial diseases: the state of the art. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2018 Jul;22(13):4288-4298. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_201807_15425.

de Sire R, Rizzatti G, Ingravalle F, Pizzoferrato M, Petito V, Lopetuso L, Graziani C, de Sire A, Mentella MC, Mele MC, Gasbarrini A, Scaldaferri F. Skeletal muscle-gut axis: emerging mechanisms of sarcopenia for intestinal and extra intestinal diseases. Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol. 2018 Dec;64(4):351-362. doi: 10.23736/S1121-421X.18.02511-4. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Murru E, Carta G, Cordeddu L, Melis MP, Desogus E, Ansar H, Chilliard Y, Ferlay A, Stanton C, Coakley M, Ross RP, Piredda G, Addis M, Mele MC, Cannelli G, Banni S, Manca C. Dietary Conjugated Linoleic Acid-Enriched Cheeses Influence the Levels of Circulating n-3 Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acids in Humans. Int J Mol Sci. 2018 Jun 11;19(6). pii: E1730. doi: 10.3390/ijms19061730.

Rinninella E, Cintoni M, De Lorenzo A, Addolorato G, Vassallo G, Moroni R, Miggiano GAD, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Risk, prevalence, and impact of hospital malnutrition in a Tertiary Care Referral University Hospital: a cross-sectional study. Intern Emerg Med. 2018 Aug;13(5):689-697. doi: 10.1007/s11739-018-1884-0. Epub 2018 May 30.

Holleran G, Scaldaferri F, Ianiro G, Lopetuso L, Mc Namara D, Mele MC, Gasbarrini A, Cammarota G. Fecal microbiota transplantation for the treatment of patients with ulcerative colitis and other gastrointestinal conditions beyond Clostridium difficile infection: an update. Drugs Today (Barc). 2018 Feb;54(2):123-136. doi: 10.1358/dot.2018.54.2.2760765. Review.

Rinninella E, Cintoni M, Addolorato G, Triarico S, Ruggiero A, Perna A, Silvestri G, Gasbarrini A, Mele MC. Phase angle and impedance ratio: Two specular ways to analyze body composition. Ann Clin Nutr. 2018; 1: 1003.

Rinninella E, Ruggiero A, Maurizi P, Triarico S, Cintoni M, Mele MC. Clinical tools to assess nutritional risk and malnutrition in hospitalized children and adolescents. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2017 Jun;21(11):2690-2701.

Rinninella E, Annetta MG, Serricchio ML, Dal Lago AA, Miggiano GA, Mele MC. Nutritional support in acute pancreatitis: from physiopathology to practice. An evidence-based approach. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2017 Jan; 21(2):421-432.

Scaldaferri F, Pizzoferrato M, Lopetuso LR, Musca T, Ingravalle F, Sicignano LL, Mentella M, Miggiano G, Mele MC, Gaetani E, Graziani C, Petito V, Cammarota G, Marzetti E, Martone A, Landi F, Gasbarrini A. Nutrition and IBD: Malnutrition and/or Sarcopenia? A Practical Guide. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2017; Jan 3 :8646495

Mancini A., Martorana G.E., Magini M., Festa R., Raimondo S., Silvestrini A., Nicolotti N., Mordente A., Mele MC, Miggiano GAD., Meucci E. Oxidative stress and metabolic syndrome: Effects of a natural antioxidants enriched diet on insulin resistance.  Clin Nutr ESPEN, 10 e52-e60, 2015

Bossola M., Di Stasio E., Viola A., Leo A., Carlomagno G., Monteburini T., Cenerelli S. Santarelli S., Boggi R., Miggiano G., Vulpio C., Mele MC, Tazza L. Dietary intake of trace elements, minerals, and vitamins of patients on chronic hemodialysis. Int Urol Nephrol. 46(4):809-15, Apr 2014.

Bossola M., Leo A., Viola A., Carlomagno G., Monteburini T., Cenerelli S., Santarelli S., Boggi R., Miggiano G., Vulpio C., Mele MC, Tazza L. Dietary intake of macronutriente and fiber in Mediterranean patients on chronic hemodialysis. J Nephrol, 26(5):912-8, Sep-Oct 2013.

Mele MC, Cannelli G., Carta G., Cordeddu L., Melis M.P., Murru E., Stanton C., Banni S. Metabolism of c9, t11 – conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) in humans. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids, 89(2-3):115-9, 2013 Aug.

Paolozza P., Catalano A., Simone R.E., Mele MC, Cittadini A. Effect of  lycopene and tomato products on cholesterol metabolism. Ann Nutr Metab, 61(2)126-34, 2012.

Paolozza P., Simone R.E., Catalano A., Saraceni F., Celleno L., Mele MC, Monego G., Cittadini A. Modulation of MMP-9 pathway by licopene in macrophages and fibroblast exposed to cigarette smoke. Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets; 11(1):36-47, Feb 2012.

Palozza P., Simone R., Catalano A., Monego G., Barini A., Mele MC, Parrone N., Trombino S., Picci N., Ranelletti F.O. Lycopene prevention of oxysterol-induced proinflammatory cytokine cascade in human macrophages: inhibition of NF-kB nuclear binding and increase in PPARgamma expression. J Nutr Biochem., 22(3):259-68, 2011.

Palozza P., Simone R., Catalano A., Boninsegna A., Böhm V., Fröhlich K., Mele MC, Monego G., Ranelletti F.O. Lycopene prevents 7-ketocholesterol-induced oxidative stress, cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human macrophages. J Nutr Biochem, 21(1):34-46, Jan 2010.

Villa P., Perri C., Suriano R., Cucinelli F., Panunzi S., Ranieri M., Mele MC, Lanzone A. L-Folic Acid supplementation in healthy postmenopausal women: effect on homocysteine and glycolipid metabolism. J Clin Endocrin Metabol 90(8):4622-29, 2005

Beccia M., Mele MC, Ferrari M., Ranieri M., Barini A., Rasura M. Young stroke and basal plasma and post methionine load homocysteine and cysteine levels one year after the acute event: do plasma folates make the difference? Eur. J. Neurol, 11(4):269-275, 2004.

Paradisi G., Cucinelli C., Mele MC, Barini A., Lanzone A., Caruso A. Endothelial function in post-menopausal women: effect of folic acid supplementation. Human Reprod 19(4):1031-8, 2004.

Mele MC, Miggiano G.A.D. Dieta e gravidanza fisiologica: fabbisogno di energia e di macronutrienti. La Clinica Terapeutica 154(6), 429-436, 2003

Miggiano G.A.D., Mele MC, Terapia dietetica e trattamento dei pazienti con ipercolesterolemia. La Clinica Terapeutica 154(4), 287-291, 2003.

Miggiano G.A.D., Perrelli M., Mele MC. Obeso non obeso: un nuovo paziente da mettere a dieta.  La Clinica Terapeutica 153(6), 433-437, 2002.

Muscari A., Mele MC, Bastagli L., Poggiopollini G., Tomassetti V., Drago G., Legnani C., Barini A., Cappelletti O., Boni P., Puddu P. Conditional Risk Factors in Patients with Previous Myocardial Infarction: Relevance of C3 and Homocysteine. Acta Cardiol 56(5):303-11,2001.

Ghezzi F., Franchi M., Balestreri D., Dischetti B., Mele MC, Alberico S., Bolis P. Bioelectric Impedance Analysis during Pregnancy and Neonatal Birthweight. Eur J Obstet Gynecol 98:171-76, 2001.

Vento G., Mele MC, Mordente A., Romagnoli P., Matassa P.G., Zappacosta B., Persichilli S., Zecca E. High Total Antioxidant Activity and Uric Acid in Tracheobronchial Aspirate Fluid of Preterm Infants during Oxidative Stress: an Adaptive Response to Hyperoxia? Acta Paediatrica 89:1-7, 2000.

Mele MC. Studio su folati e vitamina B12 in donne in età fertile ed in menopausa. Protocollo di un trial multicentrico, Gynius, 2, 8-15, 1998.

Mele MC. Omocisteina: Aspetti Biochimici e Clinici. Mosby Doyma Italia pp 13-56, 1997.

Mele MC. I lipidi nella dieta in gravidanza. Gynius, 3, 5-9, 1997.

Mele MC. Un equilibrato incremento ponderale in gravidanza. Gynius, 2, 9-13, 1997.

Mele MC. Omocisteina: un nuovo fattore di rischio in gravidanza?. Gynius, 1, 20-24, 1997.

Meucci E., Mele MC. Amino acids and plasma antioxidant capacity. Amino Acids 12, 373-377, 1997.

Vento G., Mele MC, Mordente A., Romagnoli P., Papacci P., Matassa P.G. Protein oxidation and antioxidant capacity of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of pre term infants. Neonat Med, 1(Suppl), 267,1996.

Vento G., Mele MC, Mordente A., Romagnoli P., Papacci P., Matassa P.G. Protein oxidation and antioxidant capacity of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of pre term infants. Neonat Med, 1(Suppl), 267,1996.

Mele MC, Castelli A. Profili bioelettrici e stato nutrizionale materno: protocollo di un progetto multicentrico di misure di bioimpedenza in gravidanza. Minerva Ginecologica, 48, 25-33, 1996.

Mele MC, Meucci E. Homocysteine and oxidative modification of plasma proteins.  Amino Acids 11, 99-104, 1996.

Meucci E., Mele MC. Radical-trapping reactions of plasma amino acids. Italian Biochemical Society Transactions, 6, 165, 1995.

Mele MC. Incremento ponderale materno in gravidanza: un problema ancora aperto. in “Fattori di crescita e differenziazione in Ostetricia e Ginecologia”, CIC Edizioni Internazionali, 133-138, 1994.

Meucci E., Mele MC, Castelli A. Plasma antioxidant capacity and cigarette smoking. Italian Biochemical Society Transactions, 5, 335, 1994.

Mele MC. Aspetti nutrizionali della gravidanza fisiologica in “Prospettive Terapeutiche in Ostetricia e Ginecologia”, CIC Edizioni Internazionali, 97-101, 1993

Mele MC.  Correlazione tra carenze di folati e patologie della gravidanza. Terapia                     Moderna,28(146),1- 8, 1992.

Mancuso S., Mele MC, Palla G. Alimentazione in gravidanza in “La Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica”, Candiani G.B., Danesino V., Gastaldi A, Masson Ed., 33-58, 1992.

Mele MC. Gravidanza e Folati in “L’acido folico, basi fisiopatologiche per la terapia degli stati carenziali”, M. Cairella, R. Verna, Il Pensiero Scientifico Editore, 51-60, 1992.

Palla G.P, Mele MC, Ferro-Luzzi A., Liverani A., Mastroiacovo P., Stefanini M.C., Mancuso S. Protocollo operativo del Gruppo di Studio Policentrico “Nutrizione in Gravidanza”: fase II. Rivista di Ginecologia Consultoriale, 3(3),97-104, 1991.

Palla G., Castaldo F., Mele MC, Moro P.R., Maniccia E., Mancuso S. Amniotic fluid Mg, K and Ca concentrations in normal pregnancy, in “Magnesium, A Relevant Ion”. B. Lasserre & J. Durlacheds, John Libbey, 287-290, 1991.