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Acta Biomedica (ActaBiomed) is an international peer-reviewed, open access bi-monthly Journal devoted to disseminate new knowledges on a broad spectrum of medical disciplines and sub-specialities. Topics of Journal interest include, but are not limited to: Aging/Geriatrics, Allergy/Asthma, Arthritis/Rheumatic Disease, Cancer, Coronavirus (COVID-19), Diabetes, Humanities, Oncol
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Bibliometric analysis of the literature on von Willebrand disease: Research status and trends

Nada Jaber Aldossary, Ahmed Mustafa Rashid , Abu Waris, Nadeem Siddique , Muhammad Ajmal Khan , Syed Sarmad Javaid , Omar I. Al-Rubaish , Shamim Shaikh Mohiuddin , Savita Lasrado, Ritesh G. Menezes
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Maximizing rehabilitation outcomes in geriatric hip fracture patients: the impact of surgical variables

Oriana Amata, Erminia Ridolo, Valeria Costantino, Lorenzo Panella, Cristoforo Incorvaia, Antonello Valerio Caserta, Camilla Callegari
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Correlation between relative age-standardized mortality rates and COVID-19 mortality over time in Italy

Camilla Mattiuzzi, Brandon M. Henry, Giuseppe Lippi
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Patients’ awareness of their rights: An insight from a teaching hospital in Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Madadin, Ritesh G. Menezes, Abdulaziz Abdulwahed Almazrua , Bandar Abdulaziz Alzahrani , Maha A. Alassaf , Abdullah K. Al-Hwiesh , Mohammad Shariq Usman
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Gynecomastia: an uncommon, destabilizing condition of the male adolescent. our therapeutic choice

Massimo Pinelli, Federico De Maria, Barbara Pedrieri, Maria Anastasia Bianchini, Lorenzo Iughetti, Pierluca Ceccarelli, Giorgio De Santis
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Video Games and Violence among Children and Adolescents in the Arab World: A Systematic Review

Shahad A. AlHazzaa, Rawaa N. Alwohaibi, Latifah I. AlMusailet, Afnan J. Alshrefy, Reema A. Almaimoni, Ritesh G. Menezes
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Current Issue

Vol. 93 No. 6 (2022)

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EDITORIAL

THANK YOU to our editorial team, reviewers and authors

Acta Biomedica (ABM) first and foremost would like to thank all Reviewers who have generously devoted their time and competences to ensure the quality of the research published in each issue of ABM. Thank you to all Authors for their kind co-operation extended during the various stages of processing of the manuscript, the Associate Editors and Editorial Board for their advice and guidance with regard to the manuscripts submitted for publication.

Acta Biomedica is glad of progress that has taken place in 2022 and look forward to the support of Authors, peer Reviewers, and Readers in addressing the challenges of the New Year.

Finally, I would like to thanks the Readers of Acta Biomedica for their interest in the journal and encourage  all of them to send us their invaluable feedback and ideas for further improvement of our journal.

Sincerely yours.

Maurizio Vanelli

Editor in Chief of Acta Biomedica

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Published: 16-12-2022

SPECIAL COVID19

Burnout in Pharmacy professionals during COVID-19 outbreak

Eduarda Coelho, Ana Paula Amaral, Clara Rocha, Rui Santos Cruz, Sónia Brito-Costa
Abstract 177 | PDF Downloads 89

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Maintainance of diagnostic Laboratory during pandemic emergency (SARS-CoV-2) in a Small Hospital

Antonino Sammartano, Giulia Testa, Luigi Ippolito
Abstract 83 | PDF Downloads 60

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The need of an updated culture of “occupational” atopic hand dermatitis in children at the time of COVID-19

Luca Pecoraro, Giovanni Chiaffoni, Giorgio Piacentini, Angelo Pietrobelli
Abstract 149 | PDF Downloads 101

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Burning mouth syndrome and Reflux Disease: relationship and clinical implications

Michele Russo, Pellegrino Crafa, Marilisa Franceschi, Kryssia Isabel Rodriguez-Castro, Lorella Franzoni, Simone Guglielmetti, Walter Fiore, Francesco Di Mario
Abstract 149 | PDF Downloads 123

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Diagnostic yield of stool culture and probable predictive factors

Mohamad Zaki Alzaher, Abdulelah Abdulrahman Almugahwi, Ali Abdullah Almulla, Hashim Hadi Almeer, Mustafa Mohammed Alshammasi, Ayman A. El-Badry
Abstract 104 | PDF Downloads 59

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Insulin-Like Growth Factor -1 (IGF-1) and Glucose Dysregulation in Young Adult Patients with β-Thalassemia Major: Causality or Potential Link?

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf Soliman, Shahina Daar, Ploutarchos Tzoulis, Mohamed A. Yassin, Salvatore Di Maio, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 123 | PDF Downloads 87

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Renoprotective effect of N-acetylcystein and vitamin E in bisphenol A-induced rat nephrotoxicity; Modulators of Nrf2/ NF-κB and ROS signaling pathway.

Eman Abdelrazik, Hend Mohammed Hassan, Zienab Abdallah, Alshimaa Magdy, Eman A Farrag
Abstract 89 | PDF Downloads 57

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Postnatal Growth and Prevalence of Obesity in Infants Born Large-for-Gestational Age during the First 3 years of Life: Personal Experience and Exploration of Current Literature

Fawzia Alyafei , Ashraf T Soliman, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Noor Hamed, Nada Alaaraj, shayma Ahmed, Fatima AlKhori, Saleha Abbasi
Abstract 71 | PDF Downloads 55

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Intermediate products of purine metabolism in an experimental model of pancreatic necrosis

Grigoriy Abramov, Yelena Pozdnyakova, Neila Tankibaeva, Kairat Shakeev, Maida Tusupbekova, Dmitriy Shestakov
Abstract 78 | PDF Downloads 48

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Dorsally and volarly angulated extra-articular malunions of the distal radius treated with volar corrective osteotomy and volar locking plate fixation. A case series of 19 patients with a long-term follow-up

Agostino Di Maro, Matteo Meroni, Placido Stissi, Michele Francesco Surace, Mario Cherubino, Alessandro Fagetti
Abstract 79 | PDF Downloads 58

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The modulation of Plasma Levels of Dopamine, Serotonin, and Brain-derived neurotrophic factor in response to variation in iron availability

Mohammad Bani-Ahmad, Marah Ahmad , Marya Obeidat , Mousa Barqawi
Abstract 240 | PDF Downloads 61

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Assessing the quality of life in age-related macular degeneration patients: a cross-sectional study in Kazakhstan

Inara Ismayilova, Botagoz Turdaliyeva, Neilya Aldasheva, Natalia Veselovskaya
Abstract 60 | PDF Downloads 51

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The impact of age, gender and fasting blood glucose on serum lipid profile at tertiary care hospital: a retrospective study

Thekra Almaqati, Ali M Gazwani, Murtda Taha, Saleh Almusabi, Elmoeiz A. Elnagi, Rawan M Maawadh, Mohammed Almish, Faten Abdullah Alqahtani, Yaser Alnaam
Abstract 150 | PDF Downloads 85

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Should patients on levothyroxine therapy be screened for pancreatic cancer?

Ingrid Garajova, Rita Balsano, Matilde Coriano', Fabio Gelsomino, Francesco Tovoli, Stefania De Lorenzo, Paolo Del Rio, Raffaele Dalla Valle, Matteo Ravaioli, Francesco Leonardi
Abstract 98 | PDF Downloads 57

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Work ability psychological variables in workers of the pharmaceutical industry

Hugo de Almeida, Ana Gomes, Pedro Bem-Haja, Sónia Brito-Costa
Abstract 105 | PDF Downloads 52

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The correlation between vitamin D and levels of IFN-γ, NF-κB, thyroid antibodies in down syndrome: study in Indonesian children

Yuni Hisbiyah, Anang Endaryanto, Bagus Setyoboedi, Nur Rochmah, Muhammad Faizi
Abstract 98 | PDF Downloads 75

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REVIEWS

Epidemiology of psoriasis in Italy: burden, cost, comorbidities and patients’ satisfaction. A systematic review

Vincenza Gianfredi, Giulia Casu, Lucia Bricchi, Erika Kacerik, Franco Rongioletti, Carlo Signorelli
Abstract 188 | PDF Downloads 108

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Efficacy of the anti-seizure medications in acute symptomatic neonatal seizures caused by stroke. A systematic review

Vincenzo Sortino, Andrea Praticò, Silvia Marino, Roberta Criscione, Martino Ruggieri, Francesco Pisani, Raffaele Falsaperla
Abstract 188 | PDF Downloads 142

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A short update on new approaches to celiac disease

Btihaj Al Ibrahmi, Abdellatif Bour
Abstract 131 | PDF Downloads 122

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Environmental and lifestyle risk factors for early-onset dementia: a systematic review

Matteo Bosi, Marcella Malavolti, Caterina Garuti, Manuela Tondelli, Cristina Marchesi, Marco Vinceti, Tommaso Filippini
Abstract 197 | PDF Downloads 137

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MEDICAL HUMANITIES

The last battle of Alessandro Farnese (1545-1592)

Emanuele Armocida, Graziella Masciangelo, Ovidio Bussolati
Abstract 96 | PDF Downloads 70

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SHORT PAPERS

Is fingerprint ridge density influenced by hand dimensions?

Siddharatha Sharma, Kewal Krishan, Deepika Rani, Richa Mukhra, Tanuj Kanchan
Abstract 77 | PDF Downloads 54

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CASE REPORTS

Total hip arthroplasty and Paget’s disease: case report and literature review

Carlo Cardile, Carlo Cazzaniga, Angelo Mosca, Paolo Ragni
Abstract 84 | PDF Downloads 56

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LETTERS TO EDITOR

γGT and PCSK9 variants in subjects with hyper-LDL-cholesterolemia

Kazuhiko Kotani, Masato Hamasaki, Snehal Kapse
Abstract 74 | PDF Downloads 43

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Vasomotor Rhinitis: an Italian survey in clinical practice

Giorgio Ciprandi, Giulio Cesare Passali, Desiderio Passali
Abstract 59 | PDF Downloads 52

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The multiple roles of inositol in fertility and newborn outcomes

Marco Scaglione, Maria Clara Leone, Marilena Mugavero
Abstract 91 | PDF Downloads 70

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Critical aspects of dystocic delivery and neonatal outcome

Marco Scaglione, Filippo Benanti, Nicolò Iatrino
Abstract 45 | PDF Downloads 36

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HEALTH PROFESSIONS (Editors: Leopoldo Sarli, Giovanna Artioli)

Dealing with uncertainty. A qualitative study on the illness’ experience in patients with Long-COVID in Italy

Chiara Moretti, Concetta Collaro, Cristina Terzoni, Gennaro Colucci, MariaRosa Copelli, Leopoldo Sarli, Giovanna Artioli
Abstract 279 | PDF Downloads 178

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The effects of online Team-Based Learning on undergraduate nursing students’ performance, attitudes and accountability during COVID-19 pandemic

Valeria Vannini, Sara Alberti, Chiara Epifani, Orietta Valentini, Paola Ferri
Abstract 103 | PDF Downloads 65

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Which socio-demographic patterns influence nursing managers’ empowerment perceptions among nurses? An investigatory study

Elsa Vitale, Antonino Calabrò, Federica Ilari, Maurizio Ercolani, Rocco Mea, Angelo Benedetto, Donatella Capizzello, Alessia Lezzi, Simone Zacchino, Mirko Marzullo, Stefano Marzullo, Roberto Lupo
Abstract 71 | PDF Downloads 46

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The effects of a structured educational program on preparedness for self-employed careers in Italian undergraduate nursing students

Domenico Rocco, Rosario Caruso , Arianna Magon , Ippolito Notarnicola, Alessandro Stievano
Abstract 69 | PDF Downloads 43

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Self-assessment the competencies of surgical and critical area nurses. A cross-sectional study

Gaia Magro, Marisa Dellai, Ippolito Notarnicola
Abstract 85 | PDF Downloads 124

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THANK YOU to our editorial team, reviewers and authors

Acta Biomedica (ABM) first and foremost would like to thank all Reviewers who have generously devoted their time and competences to ensure the quality of the research published in each issue of ABM. Thank you to all Authors for their kind co-operation extended during the various stages of processing of the manuscript, the Associate Editors and Editorial Board for their advice and guidance with regard to the manuscripts submitted for publication.

Acta Biomedica is glad of progress that has taken place in 2022 and look forward to the support of Authors, peer Reviewers, and Readers in addressing the challenges of the New Year.

Finally, I would like to thanks the Readers of Acta Biomedica for their interest in the journal and encourage  all of them to send us their invaluable feedback and ideas for further improvement of our journal.

Sincerely yours.

Maurizio Vanelli
Editor in Chief of Acta Biomedica

 


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