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Expression of the Society of Medicine and Natural Sciences of Parma and Centre on Health System's Organization, Quality and Sustainability, Parma. Acta Bio Medica is now one of the few Italian generals reviewed publications on major international databases. Divided into sections on research, case studies and updated monograph, is a training tool for broad spectrum close to the most recent advan
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Current Issue

Vol 89 No 3 (2018)

Published: 2018-10-15


Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir for the treatment of Hepatitis C Virus infection

Anna Linda Zignego, Monica Monti, Laura Gragnani
Abstract 136 | PDF Downloads 94

Page 321-331

Flow and volume response to bronchodilator in patients with COPD

Matteo Vigna, Marina Aiello, Giuseppina Bertorelli, Ernesto Crisafulli, Alfredo Chetta
Abstract 101 | PDF Downloads 56

Page 332-336

Anesthesia protocols in laboratory animals used for scientific purposes

Luca Cicero, Salvatore Fazzotta, Vincenzo Davide Palumbo, Giovanni Cassata, Attilio Ignazio Lo Monte
Abstract 130 | PDF Downloads 84

Page 337-342


Thomas Percival. Discussing the foundation of Medical Ethics

Sara Patuzzo, Giada Goracci, Rosagemma Ciliberti
Abstract 74 | PDF Downloads 35

Page 343-348

Original articles

Novel approach for quality assessment and improving diagnostic accuracy in cell-based infection imaging using 99mTc-HMPAO labeled leukocytes

Silvia Migliari, Antonino Sammartano, Carla Cidda, Giorgio Baldari, Maura Scarlattei, Giulio Serreli, Caterina Ghetti, Silvia Pipitone, Giuseppe Lippi, Livia Ruffini
Abstract 69 | PDF Downloads 33

Page 355-364

Could decorin be a biomarker of coronary artery disease? A pilot study in human beings

Saeed Nazemi, Atefeh Rezapour, Seyed Mohammad Hassan Moallem, Mohammad Afshar, Sepideh Elyasi, Hamid Reza Mashreghi Moghadam, Mahmoud Dargahi Zaboli, Amir Hooshang Mohammadpour
Abstract 101 | PDF Downloads 35

Page 365-369

Relation of the frequency and mortality of pulmonary thromboembolism with meteorological parameters

Gökhan Perincek, Osman Nuri Hatipoğlu, Erhan Tabakoğlu, Sema Avcı
Abstract 60 | PDF Downloads 31

Page 370-377

The role of FFR in clinical decision making in patients with moderate coronary lesions: a pilot study

Morteza Safi, Mohammad Ali Mehrabi, Saeed Alipour Parsa, Isa Khaheshi, Mohammadreza Naderian
Abstract 83 | PDF Downloads 31

Page 378-381

Surgical management of middle ear cholesteatoma in children with Turner syndrome: a multicenter experience

Diego Zanetti, Filippo Di Lella, Maurizio Negri, Vincenzo Vincenti
Abstract 71 | PDF Downloads 26

Page 382-388

A three-year experience with medial-pedicle-based breast reduction for different mammary hypertrophy

Michele Pio Grieco, Nicolò Bertozzi, Eugenio Grignaffini, Edoardo Raposio
Abstract 59 | PDF Downloads 48

Page 389-396

Face Rejuvenation: a new combinated protocol for biorevitalization

Cesare Brandi, Roberto Cuomo, Giuseppe Nisi, Luca Grimaldi, Carlo D'Aniello
Abstract 194 | PDF Downloads 119

Page 400-405

Case Reports

Traumatic deep neck infection due to pulling a tooth with pliers

Sema Avcı
Abstract 67 | PDF Downloads 32

Page 406-407

Linezolid-induced black hairy tongue

Cesare Braggio, Giovanni Bocchialini, Luigi Ventura, Paolo Carbognani, Michele Rusca, Luca Ampollini
Abstract 163 | PDF Downloads 78

Page 408-410

Schwannoma of right cerebellopontine angle. A cytologic diagnosis

Alexandra Kalogeraki, Dimitrios Tamiolakis, Iris Zoi, John Segredakis, Maria Kafousi, Antonios Vakis
Abstract 53 | PDF Downloads 24

Page 411-414

Scapular reconstructions after resection for bone tumors: a single-institution experience and review of the literature

Alessio Biazzo, Massimiliano De Paolis, Davide Maria Donati
Abstract 55 | PDF Downloads 24

Page 415-422

Unilateral twin tubal pregnancy: a case report and review of the literature

Marta Betti, Patrizia Vergani, Gianluca Raffaello Damiani, Antonio Pellegrino, Edoardo Di Naro, Giuseppe Trojano, Cecilia Pirovano, Massimo Stomati, Matteo Loverro
Abstract 106 | PDF Downloads 58

Page 423-427

Letters to the Editors

Hypersensitivity to metallic implants: pathophysiologic and diagnostic considerations

Nicholas G Kounis, Ioanna Koniari
Abstract 73 | PDF Downloads 48

Page 428-429

Focus On

Some observations on the signs of certain death in the 18th century

Ilaria Gorini, Mariano Martini, Marta Licata
Abstract 56 | PDF Downloads 27

Page 349-351

Historical evolution of the concept of health in Western medicine

Andrea Alberto Conti
Abstract 84 | PDF Downloads 61

Page 352-354

Up to Date: Health System Research

“Should I stay or Should I go”: patient who leave Emergency Department of an Italian Third-Level Teaching Hospital

Alberto Carli, Francesca Moretti, Giulia Giovanazzi, Valentina Niero, Valeria Perilli, Giovanna Ghirlanda, Chiara Bovo, Stefano Tardivo
Abstract 87 | PDF Downloads 47

Page 430-436

Rotavirus gastroenteritis hospitalization rates and correlation with rotavirus vaccination coverage in Sicily

Vincenzo Restivo, Francesca Caracci, Claudia Emilia Sannasardo, Francesco Scarpitta, Carlotta Vella, Gianmarco Ventura, Fabio Tramuto, Claudio Costantino
Abstract 90 | PDF Downloads 47

Page 437-442

Prevalence of the bullying phenomenon in a schools sample of Palermo, Sicily: a pre-post intervention observational study among teachers

Claudio Costantino, Gianmarco Ventura, Claudia Marotta, Stefania Enza Bono, Evelina Arcidiacono, Carlo Roberto Gambino, Maurizio Gentile, Sara Palmeri, Giovanna Ripoli, Claudia Emilia Sannasardo, Pierfrancesco Sannasardo, Francesco Scarpitta, Carlotta Vella, Walter Mazzucco, Alessandra Casuccio, Vincenzo Restivo
Abstract 94 | PDF Downloads 52

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