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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 90 No 1 (2019)

Published: 2019-03-15


Contact dermatitis due to transdermal therapeutic systems: a clinical update

Paolo Romita, Caterina Foti, Gianfranco Calogiuri, Stefania Cantore, Andrea Ballini, Gianna Dipalma, Francesco Inchingolo
Abstract 169 | PDF Downloads 140

Page 5-10

Diagnostic techniques and multidisciplinary approach in idiopathic granulomatous mastitis: a revision of the literature

Carolina Maione, Vincenzo Davide Palumbo, Angela Maffongelli, Giuseppe Damiano, Salvatore Buscemi, Gabriele Spinelli, Salvatore Fazzotta, Eliana Gulotta, Giuseppe Buscemi, Attilio Ignazio Lo Monte
Abstract 247 | PDF Downloads 119

Page 11-15

Original articles

Public health and burnout: a survey on lifestyle changes among workers in the healthcare sector

Fabio Petrelli, Stefania Scuri, Elisabetta Tanzi, Cuc Nguyen, Iolanda Grappasonni
Abstract 138 | PDF Downloads 106

Page 24-30

Plate fixation in periprosthetic femur fractures Vancouver type B1: preliminary report of macroscopic evaluation of the cement mantle and short literature review

Luigi Bibiano, Grigor Stamboltsyan, Georgios Touloupakis, Stefano Ghirardelli, Elena Biancardi, Giuseppe Edoardo Giovanni Longo, Guido Antonini, Cornelio Crippa
Abstract 216 | PDF Downloads 88

Page 31-36

Proposal of a study protocol of a preliminary double-blind randomized controlled trial. Verifying effects of selenium supplementation on selenoprotein p and s genes expression in protein and mRNA levels in subjects with coronary artery disease: selenegene

Mojgan Gharipour, Masoumeh Sadeghi, Mehrdad Behmanesh, Mansour Salehi, Hamidreza Roohafza, Pouya Nezafati, Elham Khosravi, Mohsen Hosseini, Mahtab Keshvari, Hojat Rouhi-Bourojeni, Nizal Sarrafzadegan
Abstract 153 | PDF Downloads 91

Page 44-50

Topical Fisionerv® is effective in treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain

Angelo Tarullo, Antonella Tarullo, Emanuela Lacatena, Luigi Santacroce, Angelo Michele Inchingolo, Giuseppina Malcangi, Salvatore Scacco, Margherita Fanelli, Raffaele Cagiano, Francesco Inchingolo, Monica Caprio, Gianna Dipalma, Andrea Ballini, Antonietta Clemente, Alessio Danilo Inchingolo, Francesco Girolamo, Maria Tattoli
Abstract 161 | PDF Downloads 77

Page 51-55

Physicians’ perception of the importance of ethical and deontological issues in a major Italian Province: pilot questionnaire and its validation

Rosagemma Ciliberti, Ilaria Baldelli, Fabio Gallo, Sara Patuzzo, Francesco De Stefano, Alessandro Bonsignore
Abstract 92 | PDF Downloads 55

Page 56-67

Suicide in the elderly: a 37-years retrospective study

Carlo Crestani, Vittoria Masotti, Natalia Corradi, Maria Laura Schirripa, Rossana Cecchi
Abstract 224 | PDF Downloads 118

Page 68-76

Single center evidence for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Nicolò Bertozzi, Francesco Simonacci, Michele Pio Greco, Eugenio Grignaffini, Edoardo Raposio
Abstract 160 | PDF Downloads 73

Page 77-82

European university students of pharmacy: survey on the use of pharmaceutical drugs

Stefania Scuri, Fabio Petrelli, Elisabetta Tanzi, Cúc Nguyễn Thi Thu, Iolanda Grappasonni
Abstract 161 | PDF Downloads 83

Page 83-91

Sleep disturbance and response to surgical decompression in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome: a prospective randomized pilot comparison of open versus endoscopic release

Michael Patrick Gaspar, Meredith N Osterman, Eon K Shin, Arthur Lee Osterman, Patrick M Kane
Abstract 144 | PDF Downloads 65

Page 92-96

Prevalence and correlations of hepatorenal functions in diabetes and cardiovascular disease among stratified adults

Ezekiel Uba Nwose, Joshua Obianke, Ross Stuart Richards, Phillip Tederera Bwitit, Eunice Obiajuru Igumbor
Abstract 134 | PDF Downloads 64

Page 97-103

Case Reports

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with pyramidal features due to a new mutation of EGR2 gene.

Carlo Fusco, Carlotta Spagnoli, Grazia Gabriella Salerno, Elena Pavlidis, Daniele Frattini, Francesco Pisani, Maria Teresa Bassi
Abstract 188 | PDF Downloads 74

Page 104-107

Spontaneous iliopsoas hematoma in a trasfusion dependent β-thalassemia patient with hypersplenism: a case report

Aishwariya Padmakumari, Mohammed Talat, Ashraf Soliman, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Abdulqadir Nashwan, Mohamed A Yassin
Abstract 95 | PDF Downloads 64

Page 107-111

Megarectosigmoid in anorectal malformations: the role of laparoscopic resection

Giorgio Dalmonte, Maria Teresa Mita, Laura Lombardi, Alberto Attilio Scarpa, Carmine Del Rossi, Stefano Cecchini, Federico Marchesi
Abstract 126 | PDF Downloads 54

Page 112-115

Triradiate cartilage fracture of the acetabulum treated surgically

Mauro Spina, Valentina Luppi, Jacopo Chiappi, Francesco Bagnis, Guido Rocca
Abstract 122 | PDF Downloads 65

Page 116-121

Endovascular repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm using bifurcated stent-graft in a patient with bilateral external iliac artery occlusion

Bilal Nabulsi, Claudio Bianchini Massoni, Tiziano Tecchio, Alessandro Ucci, Giulia Rossi, Paolo Perini, Matteo Azzarone, Alessandro De Troia, Antonio Freyrie
Abstract 119 | PDF Downloads 63

Page 122-126

Briefing on

Forty years (1978-2018) of vaccination policies in Italy

Carlo Signorelli
Abstract 130 | PDF Downloads 85

Page 127-133


The juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome (JFMS): a poorly defined disorder

Vincenzo de Sanctis, Vincenzo Abbasciano, Ashraf T Soliman, Nada Soliman, Salvatore Di Maio, Bernadette Fiscina, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 358 | PDF Downloads 143

Page 134-148

Clinical manifestations, evaluation and management of hyperprolactinemia in adolescent and young girls: a brief review

Michail Matalliotakis, Ioannis Koliarakis, Charoula Matalliotaki, Alexandra Trivli, Eleftheria Hatzidaki
Abstract 221 | PDF Downloads 122

Page 149-157

The experience of a tertiary unit on the clinical phenotype and management of hypogonadism in female adolescents and young adults with transfusion dependent thalassemia

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf T Soliman, Shahina Daar, Salvatore Di Maio, Mohamed A Yassin, Duran Canatan, Joan-Lluis Vives Corrons, Heba Elsedfy, Antonios Kattamis, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 231 | PDF Downloads 104

Page 158-167

Focus On

Computer-assisted surgery in total knee replacement: advantages, surgical procedure and review of the literature

Norberto Confalonieri, Alessio Biazzo
Abstract 133 | PDF Downloads 64

Page 16-23

2018’s top papers in General Medicine

Pros and Cons in General Medicine and Geriatrics - 2018

Domenico Cucinotta
Abstract 103 | PDF Downloads 69

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Interleukin-10 and Transforming Growth Factor Beta1 Gene Polymorphisms in Chronic Heart Failure

Mohammad Jafar Mahmoudi, Mona Hedayat, Mohammad Taghvaei, Sara Harsini, Ebrahim Nematipour, Nima Rezaei, Elham Farhadi, Maryam Mahmoudi, Maryam Sadr, Nilufar Esfahanian, Keramat Nourijelyani, Ali Akbar Amirzargar
Abstract 61 | PDF Downloads 43

Page 221-227

Alexithymia in adults with brittle type 1 diabetes

Lorenzo Pelizza, Simona Pupo
Abstract 78 | PDF Downloads 55

Page 279-287

The requirements for manufacturing highly active or sensitising drugs comparing Good Manufacturing Practices

Fabio Petrelli, Alessandro Caraffa, Stefania Scuri, Iolanda Grappasonni, Elena Magrini, Aldo Cocchini
Abstract 8 | PDF Downloads 6

Page 288-299

Urban diabetes: the case of the metropolitan area of Rome

Antonio Nicolucci, Maria Chiara Rossi, Ketty Vaccaro, Roberta Crialesi, Stefania Rossetti, Stefano da Empoli, Lucio Corsaro, Lelio Morviducci, Marco G. Baroni, Simona Frontoni, Francesco Dotta
Abstract 32 | PDF Downloads 23

Page 209-214

Efficacy of 12-weeks velpatasvir plus sofosbuvir-based regimen in hcv-naive subjects with mild fibrosis: a meta-analysis

Mariantonietta Pisaturo, Antonio Russo, Lorenzo Onorato, Nicola Coppola
Abstract 41 | PDF Downloads 14

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Evaluation of muscle tears in professional athletes using diffusion-weighted imaging and apparent diffusion coefficient: preliminary results

Elisabetta Antonia Nocerino, Alberto Aliprandi, Rodolfo Tavana, Stefano Mazzoni, Gianni Di Leo, Eugenio Annibale Genovese
Abstract 32 | PDF Downloads 25

Mobilization of the contralateral limb in Slump position: effects on knee extension in healthy adult subjects

Leonardo Pellicciari, Matteo Paci, Tommaso Geri, Daniele Piscitelli, Marco Baccini
Abstract 19 | PDF Downloads 31

Mechanisms of pathophysiology of blood vessels in patients with multiple sclerosis treated with ozone therapy: a systematic review

Javad Ameli, Abdolali Banki, Fariborz Khorvash, Vincenzo Simonetti, Nematollah Jonaidi Jafari, Morteza Izadi
Abstract 135 | PDF Downloads 74

Nursing Summary: designing a nursing section in the Electronic Health Record

Sara Dionisi, Emanuele Di Simone, Gregorio Marco Alicastro, Sara Angelini, Noemi Giannetta, Laura Iacorossi, Marco Di Muzio
Abstract 49 | PDF Downloads 28

Hypersensitivity pneumonia and HIV infection in occupational settings: a case report from northern Italy

Matteo Riccò, Alessandro Vignali, Marco Pesci
Abstract 43 | PDF Downloads 29

VBAC: antenatal predictors of success

Giuseppe Trojano, Gianluca Raffaello Damiani, Claudiana Olivieri, Mario Villa, Antonio Malvasi, Raffaello Alfonso, Maria Gaetani, Ettore Cicinelli
Abstract 86 | PDF Downloads 93

Validation of in vitro labeling method for human use of heat-damage red blood cells to detect splenic tissue and hemocateretic function

Antonino Sammartano, Maura Scarlattei, Silvia Migliari, Giorgio Baldari, Livia Ruffini
Abstract 63 | PDF Downloads 44

Residual interfragmentary gap after intramedullary nailing of fragility fractures of the humeral diaphysis: short and midterm term results

Fabrizio Ferrara, Elena Biancardi, Georgios Touloupakis, Luigi Bibiano, Stefano Ghirardelli, Guido Antonini, Cornelio Crippa
Abstract 31 | PDF Downloads 21

Workplace violence against healthcare workers in Emergency Departments. A case-control study

Gabriele d'Ettorre; Vincenza Pellicani; Annamaria Vullo
Abstract 139 | PDF Downloads 58

CT-guided biopsy of subdiaphragmatic small renal nodule with the coaxial technique using MPR images

Luca Saba, Francesco Saba, Federica Fellini
Abstract 6 | PDF Downloads 6

Antidotal or protective effects of honey and one of its major polyphenols, chrysin, against natural and chemical toxicities

Tahereh Farkhondeh, Saeed Samarghandian, Mohsen Azimi-Nezhad, Ali Mohammad Pourbagher Shahri
Abstract 60 | PDF Downloads 42

Clinical and radiological features of mesenteric panniculitis: a critical overview

Giuseppe Buragina, Alberto Magenta Biasina, Gianpaolo Carrafiello
Abstract 66 | PDF Downloads 38

Conservative treatment in early stage endometrial cancer: a review

Giuseppe Trojano, Claudiana Olivieri, Gianluca Raffaello Damiani, Ettore Cicinelli
Abstract 75 | PDF Downloads 78

Five year long term result of total joint arthroplasties in the treatment of trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis

David Gómez-Garrido, Victor Triviño-Mayoral, Victor Delgado-Alcala, Javier Cervera-Irimia, Maria Medina-Lorca, Felix Sánchez-Sánchez, Cristina Ibáñez-Vicente, Ignacio Pérez-Gurbindo, Luigi Meccariello, Giuseppe Rollo, Giuseppe Pica, Alessandro Tomarchio, Andrea Pasquino, Michele Bisaccia
Abstract 0 | PDF Downloads 0

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