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Acta Biomedica is an international peer-reviewed, PubMed-indexed, journal that publishes bimonthly Original Articles, Commentaries, Review Articles, Case Reports, Letters to Editor of experimental and general medicine.

Acta Biomedica is the expression of the Society of Medicine and Natural Sciences of Parma and Centre on Health System's Organization, Quality and Sustai
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Association between serum Vitamin E concentrations and the presence of Metabolic Syndrome: A population-based cohort study

Maral Barzegar-Amini, Fateme khorramruz, Hamideh Ghazizadeh, Reza Sahebi, Maryam Mohammadi-bajgyran, Hossein Mohaddes Ardabili, Maryam Tayefi, Susan Darroudi, Mohsen Moohebati, Alireza Heidari-Bakavoli, Akram Mohammadi, Hamid Reza Sadeghnia, Gordon A. Ferns, Seyed javad Hoseini, Majid Ghayour Mobarhan
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Association of adipokines with frailty in heart failure

Shinya Fujiki, Hiroshi Watanabe, Hiroaki Obata, Masayoshi Suda, Wataru Mitsuma , Asako Tomii, Katsuyuki Sakai, Akifumi Uehara, Ippei Shimizu, Takeshi Kashimura, Kazuyuki Ozaki, Tohru Minamino
Abstract 60 | PDF Downloads 3

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Preoperative anxiety: what are we really doing?

Pasquale Buonanno, Maria Vargas, Annachiara Marra, Carmine Iacovazzo, Giuseppe Servillo
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The Association between Glycemic Control with Oxidant Status Parameters in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Maryam Saberi-Karimian, Abdolreza Norouzy
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Criteria of prescription of antibiotics and systemic corticosteroids among pulmonologists and general practictioners during asthma and COPD exacerbations: a southern Italian survey

silvano dragonieri, Pierluigi Carratu, Teresa Ranieri, Giovanna Elisiana Carpagnano, Onofrio Resta
Abstract 65 | PDF Downloads 15

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Assessing visceral and subcutaneous adiposity using segmented T2-MRI and multi-frequency segmental bioelectrical impedance: A sex-based comparative study

Entesar Z Dalah, Hayder A. Hasan, Mohammed I. Madkour, Abdulmunhem Obaideen, Moez Al-Islam E. Faris
Abstract 132 | PDF Downloads 34

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Information obligation in surgery

natale mario di luca, Alessandro del Rio
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Intraoperative squash Cytology of diffuse glioma not otherwise specified, of the Cerebellum

Alexandra Kalogeraki, Dimitrios Tamiolakis, Iris Zoi, John Segredakis, Antonios Vakis
Abstract 70 | PDF Downloads 6

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Interleukin 9 serum level and single nucleotide polymorphism in patients with asthma

Seyed Alireza Mahdaviani, Mahsa Eskian, Mirhojjat Khorasanizadeh, Bahram Bashardoost, Sabereh Tashayoie Nejad, Hamid Reza Jamaati, Arezou Rezaei , Maryam Sadr , Zahra Aryan , Nima Rezaei
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Predictors of Clinical Outcomes in Adult COVID-19 Patients Admitted to a Tertiary Care Hospital in India: an analytical cross-sectional study

Nishant Kumar Chauhan, Benhur Joel Shadrach, Mahendra Kumar Garg, Pradeep Bhatia, Pankaj Bhardwaj, Manoj Kumar Gupta, Naveen Dutt, Ram Niwas Jalandra, Pawan Garg, Vijaya Lakshmi Nag, Praveen Sharma, Gopal Krishna Bohra, Deepak Kumar, Poonam Abhay Elhence, Mithu Banerjee, Deepti Mathur, Abhishek HL Purohit, Ravisekhar Gadepalli, Binit Sureka, Sanjeev Misra
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Endovascular treatment of chronic hemoptysis in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis

Giovanni Loiudice, Antonio Catelli, Antonio Corvino, Mario Quarantelli, Pietro Venetucci
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The modified TIME-H scoring system, a versatile tool in wound management practice: a preliminary report

Giuseppe Guarro, Federico Cozzani, Matteo Rossini, Elena Bonati, Paolo Del Rio
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Priapism in Patients with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML): A Systematic Review

Elrazi Ali, Ashraf Soliman, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Doris Nussbaumer, Mohamed Yassin
Abstract 142 | PDF Downloads 11

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COVID 19 pandemic and lockdown: A double whammy for patients with thalassemia.

Shruti Kakkar, Vaneet Anand, Priyanka Dewan, Praveen Sobti
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The outcomes of surgical management of failed two-stage revision knee arthroplasty

Carla Maden, Monketh Jaibaji, Sujith Konan, Luigi Zargra, Matteo Borella, Adrian Harvey, Andrea Volpin
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Knowledge, behaviours and anxiety of eastern part of Turkey residents about the current COVID-19 outbreak

Burkay Yakar, Erhan Onalan, Gamzecan Karakaya, Edibe Pirincci, Ramazan Fazil Akkoc, Suleyman Aydın
Abstract 82 | PDF Downloads 9

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COVID-19 pandemic in an Italian obstetric department: sharing our experience

Lorenza Driul, Francesco Meroi, Fabiana Cecchini, Alessia Sala, Daniele Orso, Diana Padovani, Serena Rovida, Teresa Dogareschi, Luigi Vetrugno, Tiziana Bove
Abstract 95 | PDF Downloads 5

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Wounds morphologic assessment: application and reproducibility of a virtual measuring system, pilot study

Giuseppe Guarro, Federico Cozzani, Matteo Rossini, Elena Bonati, Paolo Del Rio
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Intravenous treatment with biphosphates in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Marianna Faggiani, Alice Piccato, Chiara Baroni, Salvatore Risitano, Luigi Giulio Conforti
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Incidence of deep venous thrombosis in patients with both Pulmonary Embolism and COPD

giorgio castellana, Pierluigi Intiglietta, silvano dragonieri, paolo buonamico, pierluigi carratù, alberto capozzolo, giovanna elisiana carpagnano
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Management of pediatric cardiac surgery wound: a literature review

Angela Prendin, Benedicta Tabacco, Paola Claudia Fazio, Ilaria de Barbieri
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Socioeconomic Risk Factors for Preterm Birth in the state of Qatar: A Population-based Study

Salama E, husam salama Salama, S Alobaidly
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Endoscopic mucosal resection of a large inflammatory fibroid polyp (Vanek’s tumor): a case report

Carmelo Buda, Claudia Garipoli, Giuseppa Penna, Antonio d'Aquino, Claudio Galletti, Alessio Facciolà, Francesco Fedele
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The role of MRI in the management of a prostate cancer patient with bone and lymph nodes metastases. A case report.

Maddalena Belmonte, Giulia Saia, Fabio Zugni, Sarah Alessi, Alberto Colombo, Paul E. Summers, Stefano Luzzago, Giulia Marvaso, Gennaro Musi, Ottavio De Cobelli, Barbara A. Jereczek-Fossa, Giuseppe Petralia
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Clinical applications of Lung Ultrasound in children in Pediatric Emergency Setting: a lesson from a child with severe heart disease

Cristina De Rose, Danilo Buonsenso, Gabriella De Rosa, Antonio Chiaretti
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Title of the article: Assessment of weather and atmospheric pollution as a co-factor in the spread of SARS-CoV-2

José Gonçalves, Tom Koritnik, Metka Paragi
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Dorsally displaced distal radius fractures: introduction of Pacetti’s line as radiological measurement to predict dorsal fracture displacement

Valerio Pace, Riccardo Maria Lanzetti, Teresa Venditto, Chang Park, Woo Jae Kim, Giuseppe Rinonapoli, Auro Caraffa
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Inter-observer concordance in normal and pathological findings of the hip joint in plain radiographs.

Maria Giovanna Atria, Marco Calvi, Giada Zorzetto, Marco Curti, Angelica Celentano, Marta Duvia, Massimo Venturini, Eugenio Annibale Genovese
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Validity of Skin Prick Test to Bermuda grass in dessert environment

Mona Al-Ahmad, Edin Jusufovic, Nermina Arifhodzic, Jasmina Nurkic
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Epidemiology of Toscana Virus in Italy (2018-2020), a summary of available evidences.

Matteo Riccò, Simona Peruzzi
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Oncologic outcomes of salvage high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) in radiorecurrent prostate cancer. A systematic review.

Umberto Maestroni, Alessandro Tafuri, Francesco Dinale, Davide Campobasso, Alessandro Antonelli, Francesco Ziglioli
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A breakthrough in research on depression screening: from validation to efficacy studies

Luigi Costantini, Alessandra Costanza, Anna Odone, Andrea Aguglia, Andrea Escelsior, Gianluca Serafini, Mario Amore, Andrea Amerio
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Abnormal Levels of Pepsinogen I and Gastrin 17 in a case of Ménétrier Disease

Pellegrino Crafa, Marilisa Franceschi, Lorella Franzoni, Francesco Di Mario
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Treatment of lumbar and intrathoracic meningocele: bioethical implications

Cristina Tornali, Andrea Pratico', Flavio Vecchio, Agata Polizzi, Martino Ruggieri, Ignazio Vecchio
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Diagnosis of acute appendicitis based on clinical scores: is it a myth or reality?

Mauro Podda, Adolfo Pisanu, Massimo Sartelli, Federico Coccolini, Dimitrios Damaskos, Goran Augustin, Mansoor Khan, Francesco Pata, Belinda De Simone, Luca Ansaloni, Fausto Catena, Salomone Di Saverio
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The Pancreatic changes affecting glucose homeostasis in transfusion dependent β- thalassemia (TDT): a short review

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf Soliman, Ploutarchos Tzoulis, Shahina Daar, Bernadette Fiscina, Christos Kattamis
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Clinical, functional and radiological outcomes of the use of fixed angle volar locking plates in corrective distal radius osteotomy for fracture malunion

Valerio Pace, Pasquale Sessa, Matteo Guzzini, Marco Spoliti, Alessandro Carcangiu, Natale Criseo, Alessandro Giai Via, Luigi Meccariello, Auro Caraffa, Riccardo Maria Lanzetti
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Invasive Breast Carcinoma with Abundant Collagenous Stroma Shows Lower Level of CD68-Positive Tumor Associated Macrophages than Those of Invasive Carcinoma without Abundant Collagenous Stroma 

Canan Kelten Talu, Ezgi Hacihasanoglu, Cem Leblebici, Mehmet Ali Nazli, Esra Arslan, Didem Can Trabulus
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The synergic use of the High Power Laser Therapy and Glucosamine sulfate in Knee osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Antonio Ammendolia, Nicola Marotta, Cinzia Marinaro, Andrea Demeco, Paolo Mondardini, Cosimo Costantino
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Analysis of Suicide Cases: A 3-year EMS Experience

eren, İshak şan, Semih Korkut, Selvi Kayıpmaz, Burak Bekgöz
Abstract 68 |

ACCURACY OF OTTAWA ANKLE RULES FOR MIDFOOT AND ANKLE INJURIES

Selen Yavas, Engin Deniz Arslan, Seda Ozkan, Yasemin Yilmaz Aydin, Macit Aydin
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A CASE OF NECROTIZING FASCIITIS FROM A PEDICURE: WHEN BEAUTY CENTERS BECOME LIFE-THREATENING

Mirco Pozzi, Roberto Cuomo, Francesco Ruben Giardino, Cesare Brandi, giuseppe nisi, Luca Grimaldi
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Correlation of Serum Decoy Receptor 3 and Interleukin-6 with Severity of Coronary Artery Diseases in Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients

Hossein Doustkami, Leli Avesta, Behzad Babapour, Mohammad Hossein Boskabady, Ali Nikoukhesal, Mohammad Reza Aslani
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AN OVERVIEW OF MALLET FINGER INJURIES

Bhavika Khera, Chad Chang, Waseem Bhat
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Dietary supplements for treatment of endometriosis: A review

Pınar Yalçın Bahat, Işıl Ayhan, Eda Üreyen Özdemir, Ümit İnceboz, Engin Oral
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The role of minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) technique for treating 3- and 4-part proximal humerus fractures in the elderly – a case study

Dario Attala, Matteo Primavera, Arianna Di Marcantonio, Loris Broccolo , Francesco Pio Oliverio, Carmine Zoccali , Jacopo Baldi, Roberto Biagini
Abstract 60 |

A Novel SCN8A mutation in a case of early-onset infantile epileptic encephalopathy

Dr Swasti Keshri, Dr Anil Kumar Goel, Dr Seema Shah, Dr Ankit Kumar Garg
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Discordant ROP (Retinopathy of prematurity) development in twins less than 32 weeks of gestational age.

Musa Silahli, Mehmet Tekin, Ali Kal, Mahmut Oguz Ulusoy, Zeynel Gokmen
Abstract 96 |

Psychophysical health and perception of well-being between master badminton athletes and the adult Italian population.

Giuseppe Lassandro, Rodrigo Trisciuzzi, Valentina Palladino, Francesco Carriero, Orazio Valerio Giannico, Silvio Tafuri, Roberto Valente, Antonio Gianfelici, Domenico Accettura, Paola Giordano
Abstract 53 |

Degeneraive meniscal lesions: Conservative versus surgical management

Ibrahim Akkawi, Maurizio Draghetti, Hassan Zmerly
Abstract 21 |

Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: A Narrative Review

IBRAHIM AKKAWI, Hassan Zmerly
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Outcome of surgical treatment of 54 Periprosthetic femoral fractures after total hip arthroplasty at mid term follow-up

IBRAHIM AKKAWI, Daniele Fabbri, Matteo Romantini, Massimo Laus, Alfonso Calogero
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Early complication of a subtrochanteric periprosthetic fracture following hip resurfacing. Is varus healing acceptable? A case report and literature review.

Giovanni Lugani, Alessandro Santandrea, Leonardo Puddu, Massimo Rigoni, Fabrizio Cont, Bruno Magnan, Fabrizio Cortese
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The PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND COMPLICATIONS OF FONTAN CIRCULATION

Giuseppe Antonio Mazza, Elena Gribaudo, Gabriella Agnoletti
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The different patterns of insulin response during Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) in transfused young patients with β- Thalassemia.

Myrto Skafida, Christos Kattamis, Nicoletta Iacovidou, Vassilis Ladis, Charalambos Theodoridis
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Ultrasound diaphragmatic excursion during non-invasive ventilation in ICU: a prospective observational study

CRISTIAN DEANA, FEDERICO BARBARIOL, GIOVANNI MARIA GUADAGNIN, GIANMARIA CAMMAROTA, LUIGI VETRUGNO, FLAVIO BASSI
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Paraquat lung – a rare cause of diffuse parenchymal lung disease

Mehul Agarwal, Manohar Lal Gupta, Kunal Deokar, Neha Bharti, Priyank Jain
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The Parma integrated model for intervention on pathological addictions in an Italian prison: process description and preliminary findings.

Lorenzo Pelizza, Amir Zaimovic, Bruno Veneri, Beatrice Urbani, Stefania Cutrino, Diana Gran Dall'Olio, Germana Verdoliva, Davide Maestri, Ursula Zambelli, Enrico Rossi, Ilaria De Amicis, Cecilia Paraggio, Adriana Adriani, Silvia Bertoli, Giuseppina Paulillo, Derna Palmisano, Emanuela Leuci, Pietro Pellegrini
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Recurrent Status Epilepticus and SARS-CoV-2 infection: the “perfect storm”.

CRISTIAN DEANA, GIADA PAULETTO, LORENZO VERRIELLO, CHRISTIAN LETTIERI, ILARIA DEL NEGRO, ANNACARMEN NILO, MARIAROSARIA VALENTE, GIAN LUIGI GIGLI, LUIGI VETRUGNO
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Bioabsorbable magnesium screw fixation for tibial tubercle osteotomy; a preliminary study

Melih Ünal, Engin Demirayak, Mehmet Baris ERTAN, Omer Faruk KILICASLAN, Ozkan Kose
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Pleural effusion aetiology, presentation, treatment and outcome in haematological diseases: a review

Alberto Fantin, Nadia Castaldo, Paolo Vailati, Giuseppe Morana, Daniele Orso, Luigi Vetrugno, Vincenzo Patruno
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A Vascular lesion in hip revision arthroplasty: a case report

Stefano Giaretta
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COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness among the staff of the Bologna Health Trust, Italy, December 2020-April 2021

Chiara Giansante, Elisa Stivanello, Vincenza Perlangeli, Filippo Ferretti, Paolo Marzaroli, Muriel Assunta Musti, Lorenzo Pizzi, Davide Resi, Simona Saraceni, Paolo Pandolfi
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Rising concerns of Mucormycosis (Zygomycosis) among COVID-19 patients; an analysis and review based on case reports in literature

Kamleshun Ramphul, Renuka Verma, Nomesh Kumar, Yogeshwaree Ramphul, Stephanie Mejias, Petras Lohana
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Determining chronic pain data elements as a first step towards improving quality of care and research in chronic pain

Arezo Baradaran, Poupak Rahimzadeh, Marsa Gholamzadeh, Leila Shahmoradi
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Scorpion Stings in Saudi Arabia: An Overview

Mustafa A. Alhamoud, Mohammad S. Al Fehaid, Mohammed A. Alhamoud, Ahmed A. Alkhalifah, Mohammed H. Alzoayed, Ritesh G. Menezes
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Trancatheter embolization of pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm with detachable coils in association with non-adhesive liquid embolizing agent (Squid).

Filippo Piacentino, Federico Fontana, Marco Curti, Andrea Imperatori, Massimo Venturini
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Italian Consensus Conference on Guidelines for preoperative treatment in acetabular fractures

Alessandro Aprato, Michele Nardi, Mario Arduini, Federico Bove, Luigi Branca Vergano, Dario Capitani, Alessandro Casiraghi, Matteo Cavanna, Gabriele Cominetti, Matteo Commessatti, Marco Favuto, Alberto Ferreli, Alberto Fino, Stefano Gulli, Federico Lamponi, Alessandro Massè, Umberto Mezzadri, Mauro Monesi, Michael Oransky, Antonello Pannella, Federico Santolini, Marco Stella, Domenico Tigani, Kristijan Zoccola, Guido Rocca
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Inappropriate brain CT-scan requesting in the emergency department: A retrospective study in patients with neurologic complaints

Hossein Alimohammadi, Shima Zareh Shahamati, Abdolazim Karkhaneh Yousefi, Behnam Safarpour Lima
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Peripheral schwannomas of the tibial nerve: surgical results in a case series

Lorenzo Andreani, Edoardo Ipponi, Alfio Damiano Ruinato, Federico Falcinelli, Silvia De Franco, Antonio D'Arienzo, Rodolfo Capanna
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Akathisia superimposed to Hashimoto’s encephalopathy in an old lady

Ahmet Turan Isik, Derya Kaya, Kubra Altunkalem Seydi
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The prevalence of hypomagnesemia in a representative population from northeastern Iran

Majid Ghayour Mobarhan, Majid Gohari-Kahou, Maryam Saberi karimian, elham barati, hamideh Qazizadeh, ali javandoust, mohammad safarian, mohsen mouhebati, mahmoud ebrahimi, Gordon A.Ferns, hamid reza kazerani
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The Bisaccia and Meccariello technique in pediatric femoral shaft fractures with intramedullary titanium nail osteosynthesis linked external-fixator (IOLE): validity and reliability

Michele Bisaccia, Giuseppe Rollo, Auro Caraffa, David Gomez-Garrido, Dmitry Popkov, Giuseppe Rinonapoli, Cristina Ibáñez-Vicente, Juan Antonio Herrera-Molpeceres, Niki Cazzella, Luigi Meccariello
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Osteosynthesis devices in absorbable Magnesium alloy in comparison to standard ones: a Systematic Review on effectiveness and safety

Massimiliano Leigheb, Michela Veneziano, Rosalba Tortia, Michela Bosetti, Andrea Cochis, Lia Rimondini, Federico Alberto Grassi
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Multifocality in patients treated for papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: a preliminary analysis of related risk factors.

Paolo Del Rio, Tommaso Loderer, Mario Giuffrida, Federico Cozzani, Matteo Rossini, Deborah Bonfili, Elena Bonati
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Updated fractal assessment of Italian Covid-19 disease.

Ugo Indraccolo, Sara Conzadori
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Current Issue

Vol. 92 No. 2 (2021): Vol. 92 No. 2 (2021): COVID-19 Update

Published: 12-05-2021

ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS/COMMENTARIES - SPECIAL COVID19

COVID-19 in transplant recipient children: An Iranian referral hospital-based study

Setareh Mamishi, Golnaz Ghazizadeh Esslami, Shima Mahmoudi, Amene Navaeian, Maryam Behfar, Amir Ali Hamidieh, Hosein Alimadadi, Yasmine Mahmoudieh
Abstract 118 | PDF Downloads 65

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Learning from the Italian experience during COVID-19 pandemic waves: be prepared and mind some crucial aspects.

Cristian Deana, Serena Rovida, Daniele Orso, Tiziana Bove, Flavio Bassi, Amato De Monte, Luigi Vetrugno
Abstract 177 | PDF Downloads 55

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Analysis of the time evolution of COVID-19 lethality during the first epidemic wave in Italy

Nicole Balasco , Vincenzo d’Alessandro, Pietro Ferrara, Giovanni Smaldone, Luigi Vitagliano
Abstract 239 | PDF Downloads 57

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Management of skin damage of health workers’ face: the role of plastic surgery in the time of Pandemic

Roberto Cuomo, Francesco Ruben Giardino, Mirco Pozzi, Giuseppe Nisi, Andrea Sisti, Jingjian Han, Angelo Nuzzo, Alessia Muratori, Emanuele Cigna, Luigi Losco, Luca Grimaldi
Abstract 94 | PDF Downloads 51

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Eating habits and lifestyle in children with obesity during the COVID19 lockdown: a survey in an Italian center

Clelia Cipolla, Antonietta Curatola, Serena Ferretti, Giulia Giugno, Chiara Condemi, Angelica Bibiana Delogu, Lisa Birritella, Ilaria Lazzareschi
Abstract 200 | PDF Downloads 83

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Artificial neural network model from a case series of COVID-19 patients: a prognostic analysis.

Sergio Venturini, Daniele Orso, Francesco Cugini, Massimo Crapis, Sara Fossati, Astrid Callegari, Tommaso Pellis, Dario Carmelo Tomasello, Maurizio Tonizzo, Alessandro Grembiale, Natascia D'Andrea, Luigi Vetrugno, Tiziana Bove
Abstract 105 | PDF Downloads 69

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The Effect of Shelter-In-Place on Orthopedic Trauma Volumes in Italy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Valerio Andreozzi, Fabio Marzilli, Mario Muselli, Leonardo Previ, Matteo Romano Cantagalli, Giorgio Princi, Matteo Guzzini, Andrea Ferretti
Abstract 141 | PDF Downloads 44

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COVID-19 lockdown and seasonal allergic rhinitis: our experience in 40 patients

Matteo Gelardi, Eleonora Trecca, Francesca Fortunato, Lucia Iannuzzi, Gianluca Ronca, Nicola Quaranta, Michele Cassano
Abstract 143 | PDF Downloads 66

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Redeployment of specialist surgeons in the COVID-19 pandemic in a general hospital: critical issues and suggestions

Fabrizio Ferrara, Valter Galmarini, Piermario Tosco, Giampaolo Molinari, Roberto Maria Capelli
Abstract 75 | PDF Downloads 41

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REVIEWS/FOCUS ON - SPECIAL COVID19

Cognitive Biases Affecting the Maintenance of COVID-19 Pandemic

Kawthar Mohamed, Niloufar Yazdanpanah, Amene Saghazadeh, Nima Rezaei
Abstract 115 | PDF Downloads 45

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Cardiovascular impact of COVID-19: an array of presentations

Hira Maab, Faryal Mustafa, Syeda Javeria Shabbir
Abstract 378 | PDF Downloads 96

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Could the COVID-19 Positive Asymptomatic Tobacco Smoker be a Silent Superspeader?

Yves Muscat Baron
Abstract 168 | PDF Downloads 130

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Is 2020 the golden year of Otolaryngology research? The impact of COVID-19 on the Italian academic production

Eleonora Trecca, Pier Gerardo Marano, Matteo Gelardi, Lazzaro Cassano, Giannandrea Francesco Verzicco, Aurelio D'Ecclesia, Michele Cassano, Francesco Longo
Abstract 91 | PDF Downloads 33

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CORRESPONDENCE - SPECIAL COVID19

Investigating the impact of search results for fever, headache, cough, diarrhea, and nausea on the incidence of COVID-19 in India using Google Trends

Renuka Verma, Kamleshun Ramphul, Nomesh Kumar, Petras Lohana
Abstract 152 | PDF Downloads 71

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Pediatric inflammatory multisystem disease in children with COVID-19

Beuy Joob, Viroj Wiwanitkit
Abstract 105 | PDF Downloads 73

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Pediatric inflammatory multisystem disease in children with COVID-19 - Reply

Lorenzo Iughetti
Abstract 150 | PDF Downloads 54

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COVID-19 … What are drugs and strategies now?

Valentina Bellini, Andrea Cortegiani, Luigi Vetrugno, Francesco Potì, Francesco Saturno, Michelangelo Craca, Elena Bignami
Abstract 147 | PDF Downloads 86

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Forensic Pathologist’s Dilemma in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

Himanshu Khajuria, Biswa P Nayak
Abstract 114 | PDF Downloads 41

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Implications of Interleukin-6 (IL-6)-blockade for severe COVID-19 infection in patients with Multiple Myeloma

NICOLA SGHERZA, PAOLA CURCI, VANDA STRAFELLA, RITA RIZZI, PELLEGRINO MUSTO
Abstract 110 | PDF Downloads 59

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Reviews

Leukemia Cutis as an Early Presentation or Relapsing Manifestation of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Mahmood B. Aldapt, Mohamed Yassin
Abstract 116 | PDF Downloads 40

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Original articles

MicroRNAs as biomarkers for breast cancer

Duran Canatan, Yonca Sönmez, Özlem Yılmaz, Abdullah Çim, Hasan Şenol Coşkun, Sema Sezgin Göksu, Selda Ucar , Mehmet Rıfkı Aktekin
Abstract 167 | PDF Downloads 49

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Serum Levels of Sirtuin-1 in Patients with Lung Cancer and its Association with Karnofsky Performance Status

Saeed Hosseninia, Aslan Ameli, Mohammad Reza Aslani, Farhad Pourfarzi, Hassan Ghobadi
Abstract 320 | PDF Downloads 40

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Arthroscopic-assisted reduction and fixation of proximal tibial fractures: personal surgical technique.

Riccardo Compagnoni, Alessio Maione, Filippo Calanna, Paolo Ferrua, Pietro Simone Randelli
Abstract 199 | PDF Downloads 40

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Teeth loss and its association with locomotive syndrome among patients visiting the outpatient department of a dental school in Mahbubnagar, India-A cross sectional study

Jithender Nagilla, Sripriya Nagarajan, Lakshmi Gyathri Trovagunta, Harish Gakkula, Kumaar P Anuup, Viswa Chandra Rampalli
Abstract 51 | PDF Downloads 26

Association of Healthy Eating Index and the Alternative Healthy Eating Index with the cell blood count indices

Maryam Saberi-Karimian, Hamideh Ghazizadeh, Marzieh Kabirian, Elham Barati, Mohammad Sobhan Sheikh Andalibi, Smaneh Khakpour, Mina Safari, Mohammad Reza Baghshani, Seyed Mostafa Parizadeh, Maryam Tayefi, Gordon A. Ferns, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan
Abstract 95 | PDF Downloads 43

The role of serum monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) in cardiovascular disease risk

Jasmin Kharazmi-Khorassani , Roshanak Ghafarian Zirak , Hamideh Ghazizadeh , Reza Zare-Feyzabadi , Sara Kharazmi-Khorassani , Sharzad Naji-Reihani-Garmroudi, Elham Kazemi , Habibollah Esmaily , Ali Javan-Doust, Hamed Banpour, Maryam Mohammadi-Bajgiran, Mohhamad reza Besharatlou, Gordon A. Ferns, Mohammad Hashemi, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan
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Evaluation of Growth Differentiation Factor-15 in Patients with or without Coronary Artery Disease

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The Effect of Pethidine Analgesia on Labor Duration and Maternal-Fetal Outcomes

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Defective Cortisol Secretion in Response to Spontaneous Hypoglycemia but Normal Cortisol Response to ACTH stimulation in neonates with Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia (HH).

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Nocturnal non invasive ventilation in normocapnic cystic fibrosis patients: a pilot study

Maria Papale, Giuseppe Parisi, Lucia Spicuzza, Novella Rotolo, Enza Mulè, Donatella Aloisio, Sara Manti, Salvatore Leonardi
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Platelet-rich Plasma use for facial rejuvenation: a clinical trial and review of current literature

Mahnaz Banihashemi , Naghmeh Zabolinejad, Maryam Salehi , Daryoush Hamidi Alamdari, Solmaz Nakhaizadeh
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A real world investigation on prevalence, clinical features, and therapy of inflammatory bowel disease in the city of Messina, Italy.

Alessandra Belvedere, Riccardo Scoglio, Anna Viola, Giuseppe Costantino, Aldo Sitibondo, Marco Muscianisi, Santi Inferrera, Angela Alibrandi, Walter Fries
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Allergen immunotherapy for house dust mite-induced rhinitis: prescriptive criteria

Erminia Ridolo, Cristoforo Incorvaia, Giorgio Ciprandi
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Frontiers in Medicine Teaching

The Assessment of Student Doctors’ attitude towards disabled people after teaching them a module

hafid arabi, latifa Adarmouch, ghassan Ahmed Eladip
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Medical Humanities

The faces hidden in the anatomy of Michelangelo Buonarroti’s Pietà in the Vatican

Deivis de Campos, Luciano Buso
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Salernitan Medical School or Langobardic Medical School?

Ugo Longobardi, Michele Mitaritonno, Gianfranco Cervellin
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How do students approach the study of the History of Medicine? Some considerations after the final exams at the first year and fourth year.

Emanuele Armocida, Nicolò Nicoli Aldini, Ovidio Bussolati
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Case Reports

The Utility of Intraoperative Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound for Immediate Treatment of Type Ia Endoleak during EVAR: Initial Experience

Claudio Bianchini Massoni, Paolo Perini, Mara Fanelli, Alessandro Ucci, Matteo Azzarone, Giulia Rossi, Rita Maria D'Ospina, Antonio Freyrie
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Dermoid Cyst of the retroauricular region: a rare clinicopathological entity

Maria Paola Alberici, Sebastiano Franzini, Sauro Tassi, Filippo Di Lella, Maurizio Negri
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Cerebrospinal fluid and intraoperative squash cytology of childhood ependymoma

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Osteoclast: like giant cell undiferrentiated pancreatic tumor diagnosed by means of EUS guided FNA

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e-Letters: Comments and Responses

Workplace Safety: Both Physical and Emotional

Amos Lal, Kamal Kant Sahu, Ajay Kumar Mishra
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Conservative methotrexate treatment of a scar pregnancy case: adding evidence to the evidence.

Claudia Ligorio, Ugo Indraccolo, Danila Morano, Pantaleo Greco
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Commentary to the paper: A child of two mothers: what about the father? Italian overview

Alessandro Di luca
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CASE REPORTS - SPECIAL COVID19

Spontaneous abdominal bleeding associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection: causality or coincidence?

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Letters to the Editor

Multi-Detector CT Enterography to detect jejunal angiodysplasia: challenging cause of gastrointestinal bleeding

Giuseppe Runza, Filippo Barbiera, Erica Maffei, Bruna Punzo, Carlo Cavaliere, Filippo Cademartiri
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