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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 editors 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 Sustainabili
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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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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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Analysis of Suicide Cases: A 3-year EMS Experience

eren, İshak şan, Semih Korkut, Selvi Kayıpmaz, Burak Bekgöz
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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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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
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Degeneraive meniscal lesions: Conservative versus surgical management

Ibrahim Akkawi, Maurizio Draghetti, Hassan Zmerly
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Minimally manipulated adipose derived mesenchymal stromal cells and osteoarthritis: A narrative review

Ibrahim Akkawi, Maurizio Draghetti, Hassan Zmerly
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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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Recurrent Status Epilepticus and SARS-CoV-2 infection: the “perfect storm”.

GIADA PAULETTO, ANNACARMEN NILO, CRISTIAN DEANA, LORENZO VERRIELLO, ILARIA DEL NEGRO, CHRISTIAN LETTIERI, LUIGI VETRUGNO, MARIAROSARIA VALENTE, GIAN LUIGI GIGLI
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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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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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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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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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The management of the Sars-CoV-2 pandemic in Italy, lessons earnt and reflections for the future

Manuel Maffeo, Antonio Azara, Enrico Di Rosa, Luigi Bertinato, Claudio Garbelli, Silvana Castaldi
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TECHNICAL EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF CT-GUIDED TRANSFORAMINAL PERIRADICULAR INFILTRATION USING CT FOOT SWITCHES AND MPR IMAGES

Luca Saba, Francesco Saba, Robert Dagan, Massimo De Filippo, Pierre Yves Marcy
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A Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Reference Range: Iranian Thyroid Cohort study

rokhsareh meamar, awat feizi, Ashraf Aminorroaya, Massoud Amini; Maryam nasri; Azamosadat Tabatabaei, Majid Abyar
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COVID-19 RESPIRATORY SUPPORT OUTSIDE THE ICU'S DOORS - AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY FOR A NEW OPERATIVE STRATEGY

Elena Bignami , Valentina Bellini, Giada Maspero, Barbara Pifferi, Leonardo Fortunati Rossi, Andrea Ticinesi, Michelangelo Craca, Tiziana Meschi, Marco Baciarello
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FACIAL MASKS VESTIBULITIS: THE RISK OF MISMANAGEMENT IN THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Matteo Gelardi, Rossana Giancaspro, Paolo Luperto, Michele Cassano
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The effectiveness of Kinesio Taping in improving pain and edema during early rehabilitation after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Prospective, Randomized, Control Study

Luca Labianca, Valerio Andreozzi, Giorgio Princi, Alessandro A. Princi, Cosma Calderaro, Matteo Guzzini, Andrea Ferretti
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A Curious case of Bradycardia and Cardiac Arrest following Transesophageal Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Needle Aspiration (EUS-B-NA).

Ram Niwas, Benhur Joel Shadrach, Kunal Deokar, Naveen Dutt, Priyank Jain
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Case series of traumatic neglected EHL lacerations: choice of surgical treatment based on injury type.

Miriam Grassi, Luca Faugno, Marco Mattia Larghi, Giuliano Salvadori del Prato, Alfonso Manzotti
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The Effect of Music Therapy in Reducing Dental Anxiety and Lowering Physiological Stressors

Mohammad Wazzan, Mohammed Estaitia, Sima Habrawi , Dina Mansour, Zain Jalal, Hadir Ahmed, Hayder A. Hasan, Sausan Al Kawas
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Chronic Pistachio Pretreatment Alters the Morphology of CA1 Hippocampus Neurons Following Transient Focal Cerebral Ischemia in Rats

Mohammad Reza Afarinesh, Hossein Pourmobini, Ali Shamsara, Seyed Hasan Eftekhar-Vaghefi, Majid Asadi-Shekaari
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Correlation between ultrasound BI-RADS® categories and histopathologies of breast lesions in Brazilian women of the northeastern hinterland

Érika Nicodemos Santana de Lucena, Debora Krutman Zveibil, Edimar Cristiano Pereira, Glaucia Luciano da Veiga, Beatriz da Costa Aguiar Alves, Fernando Luiz Affonso Fonseca, Fernando Luiz Affonso Fonseca
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CORRELATION BETWEEN FALL RISK INCREASING DRUGS (FRIDs) AND FALL EVENTS AT A REHABILITATION HOSPITAL

Silvana Castaldi, Niccolò Principi, Davide Carnevali, Navpreet Tiwana, Anna Pietronigro, Marco Mosillo, Matteo Marrazzo, Roberto Colombo, Gianluca Maria Avanzi, Stefano Corna
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THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PROXIMAL FEMUR FRACTURES DURING COVID-19 EMERGENCY IN ITALY: A MULTICENTRIC STUDY

corrado ciatti, Pietro Maniscalco, fabrizio quattrini, serena gattoni, alessandra magro, patrizio capelli, filippo banchini, caterina fiazza, vito pavone, calogero puma pagliarello, fabiana valenti, giulio maccauro, michele cauteruccio, riccardo accetta, giuseppe basile, carlo ruosi, fabio di santo, nicola orabone, cristiano coppola, dario perugia, riccardo maria lanzetti, mauro Roselli, giuseppina montanari, francesco benazzo, mario mosconi, loris perticarini, vito pesce, Giuseppe Maccagnano, lorenzo moretti, biagio moretti, giuseppe solarino
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Septic arthritis following joint injections: a 17 years retrospective study in an Academic General Hospital.

Marco Larghi, Miriam Grassi, Emanuele Placenza, Luca Faugno, Pietro Cerveri, Alfonso Manzotti
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Sex estimation from fingerprint ridge density. A review of literature

Siddharatha Sharma, Rijen Shrestha, Kewal Krishan, Tanuj Kanchan
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IS THE INDOCYANINE GREEN CLEARANCE TEST USEFUL IN ACUTE VIRAL LIVER FAILURE? MAYBE!

Victor Zanini, Luigi Vetrugno, Marco Ventin, Vittorio Cherchi, Manuela Lugano, Umberto Baccarani, Tiziana Bove
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Reconstructive surgery after Female Genital Mutilation: a multidisciplinary approach

Stefano Restaino, Giulia Pellecchia, Lorenza Driul, Salvatore Alberico
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Growth, bone maturation and ovarian size in girls with early and fast puberty (EFP) and effects of three years treatment with GnRH analogue (GnRHa)

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Nada Alaaraj, Ashraf T Soliman, Noor Hamed, Fawziya Alyafai, Ahmed Khalil, Elsaid Bedair, Ahmed Elawwa
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Longitudinal evaluation of endothelial markers in children and adolescents with familial hypercholesterolemia.

Patrizia Bruzzi, Barbara Predieri, Simona Madeo, Francesca Lami, Lorenzo Iughetti
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Psychiatric and physical rehabilitation intensive approach for suicide attempters by jumping from heights.

Gianluca Rosso, Elena Aragno, Valeria Capuzzo, Federica Gamna, Giuseppe maina
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Evaluation of Oxidative Stress in Ectopic Pregnancies

Eda Üreyen Özdemir, P. Yalçın Bahat, Nura Fitnat Topbaş Selçuki, Kübra Çakmak, Fatih Çakmak, Salim Neşelioğlu, Özcan Erel
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Locking screw augmentation in hypertrophic nonunion of tibia: a novel surgical technique

Andrea Gatti, Umberto Tarantino, Monica Gasparini, Marco Cateni, Eleonora Piccirilli, Chiara Greggi, Elena Gasbarra
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Nepal’s COVID-19 Crisis: A Global Call to Arms

Upasana Maskey, Yub Raj Sedhai, Alok Atreya, Aasim Kidwai
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Medically assisted procreation in times of COVID-19: what impact on health care system organization and the reproductive rights of couples?

Giuseppe Rallo, Francesca Negro, Francesca Consalvo, Valeria Piersanti, Susanna Marinelli
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Hip arthroscopy for the treatment of osteoid osteoma of the acetabulum: a case report study

Filippo Calanna, Alessio Maione, Alberto Fioruzzi, Filippo Randelli
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CURRENT PRACTICE WITH GRAFTS WITH MULTIPLE RENAL ARTERIES IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION: ROLE OF THE METHYLENE BLUE IN THE LOWER POLE

Vittorio Cherchi, Umberto Baccarani, Marco Ventin, Riccardo Pravisani, Alessandro Puggioni, Victor Zanini, Dario Lorenzin, Luigi Vetrugno, Andrea Risaliti, Giovanni Terrosu, Gian Luigi Adani
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HMGB1-antagonism exerted by glycyrrhizin could be fruitful against COVID-19.

Giorgio Ciprandi, Luisa Maria Bellussi, Valerio Damiani, Desiderio Passali
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Occupational health surveillance of healthcare workers during COVID 19 pandemic: a narrative review

Gabriele d'Ettorre, Vincenza Pellicani, Massimo Muratore, Giancarlo Ceccarelli
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COVID-19 Delta variation; more contagious or more pernicious?

Fereshteh Yazdanpanah, Shayan Yazdanpanah, Nima Rezaei
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Incidence of Type 1 diabetes and factors associated with presence and severity of ketoacidosis at onset in children

Stefano Tumini, Salwa Baki, Ioanna Kosteria, Italo Di Giuseppe, Gabriella Levantini
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The role of New Digital Media in Health Communication: the experience of VaccinarSinSardegna Website

Antonella Arghittu, Giovanna Deiana, Marco Dettori, Emma Dempsey, Maria Dolores Masia, Alessandra Plamieri, Antonio Lorenzo Spano, Antonio Azara, Paolo Castiglia
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Kounis syndrome: from an unexpected case in the Emergency Room to a review of the literature.

Erika Poggiali, Irene Benedetti, Valeria Vertemati, Luca Rossi, Alberto Monello, Manuela Giovini, Andrea Magnacavallo, Andrea Vercelli
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Progressive Disseminated Histoplasmosis in an Immunocompetent Host: A Rare Presentation of an Uncommon Disease

Mehul Agarwal, Manohar Lal Gupta, Benhur Joel Shadrach, Neha Bharti
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The role of vitamin D in prevention OF COVID-19 and its severity: an umbrella review

Lory Marika Margarucci, Montanari Enrico, Gianluca GIanfranceschi, Claudio Caprara , Federica Valeriani, Antonio Piccolella, Valentina Lombardi, Elena Scaramucci, Vincenzo Romano Spica
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From “The Interpersonal Theory of Suicide” to “The Interpersonal Trust”: an unexpected and effective resource to mitigate suicide risk in times of COVID-19?

Alessandra Costanza, Andrea Amerio, Andrea Aguglia, Gianluca Serafini, Mario Amore, Elena Macchiarulo, Francesco Branca, Roberto Merli
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An Unusual Pneumoperitoneum in an Extremely Low Birth Weight Preterm Newborn

Domenico Umberto De Rose, Valerio Romano, Francesca Priolo, Chiara Zecca, Luca Maggio, Giovanni Vento, Francesca Gallini
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Current Issue

Vol. 92 No. 4 (2021)

Published: 02-09-2021

Editorial

The quest for improving general and in hospital health care during COVID-19 pandemic

Erminia Ridolo, Cristoforo Incorvaia, Bruna Gritti, Francesco Pucciarini
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ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS/COMMENTARIES - SPECIAL COVID19

COVID-19: when health care resources run short, how to pick who should (not) get treated?

Gianluca Montanari Vergallo, Maria Cristina Varone, Alessandro Del Rio
Abstract 74 | PDF Downloads 47

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The New Challenge in the Management of Proximal Femur Fractures during SARS Cov-2 outbreak

Fabrizio Matassi, Nicola Piolanti, Gabriele Filoni, Niccolò Giabbani, Gianluca Nulvesu, Carlo Rostagno, Roberto Civinini, Michelangelo Scaglione
Abstract 75 | PDF Downloads 43

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A simple prognostic score based on troponin and presepsin for COVID-19 patients admitted to the emergency department: a single-center pilot study

Paola Dell'Aquila, Pasquale Raimondo, Daniele Orso, Paola De Luca, Pietro Pozzessere, Carmen Vita Parisi, Tiziana Bove, Luigi Vetrugno, Salvatore Grasso, Vito Procacci
Abstract 97 | PDF Downloads 65

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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
Abstract 207 | PDF Downloads 120

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Impact of Covid-19 on the Mental Health of Delta State University students, Nigeria

Beryl Ominde, Jennifer Efe Jaiyeoba-Ojigho, Patrick Sunday Igbigbi
Abstract 131 | PDF Downloads 63

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REVIEWS/FOCUS ON - SPECIAL COVID19

Neurological complications of COVID-19: from pathophysiology to rehabilitation. An overview.

Loredana Raciti, Rocco Salvatore Calabrò
Abstract 135 | PDF Downloads 68

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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
Abstract 300 | PDF Downloads 86

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CASE REPORTS - SPECIAL COVID19

Phlegmasia cerulea dolens superimposed on disseminated intravascular coagulation in COVID-19.

Daniele Orso, Lisa Mattuzzi, Sara Scapol, Silvia Delrio, Luigi Vetrugno, Tiziana Bove
Abstract 73 | PDF Downloads 52

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CORRESPONDENCE - SPECIAL COVID19

COVID-19 Vaccination: What Challenges Are We Going to Face

Sara Zibadi , Noosha Samieefar , Fatemeh Sodeifian , Narjes Mosavari , Nima Rezaei
Abstract 128 | PDF Downloads 51

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The effects of COVID-19 pandemic on the trend of measles and influenza in Europe

Vincenza Gianfredi, Omar Enzo Santangelo, Sandro Provenzano
Abstract 158 | PDF Downloads 109

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A Splenic Infarction Related to Parainfluenza Infection in a Patient with AML: Lessons for COVID-19

Kamal Kant Sahu, Bennett E. Vogt, Lindsey Shanahan, Jan Cerny
Abstract 61 | PDF Downloads 33

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Combined Cytokine Scores Assessed at Emergency Department Presentation Predicts COVID-19 Critical Illness

Brandon Henry, Maria Helena, Isaac Cheruiyot, Stefanie Benoit, Justin Benoit, Giuseppe Lippi
Abstract 56 | PDF Downloads 37

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Original articles

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 258 | PDF Downloads 26

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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
Abstract 136 | PDF Downloads 33

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Metabolic syndrome and breast cancer: a dangerous association for postmenopausal women

Pasquale Palmiero, Maria Maiello, Annagrazia Cecere, Marco Matteo Ciccone
Abstract 58 | PDF Downloads 28

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A Pilot study on correlation between Zinc and Magnesium serum concentrations and coronary slow flow phenomenon

Mostafa Dastani, Mitra Mokhtari, Ramin Khameneh Bagheri, Pirooz Hassanzadeh, Mahdi Jannati Yazdan Abad, Amir Hooshang Mohammadpour, Sepideh Elyasi
Abstract 48 | PDF Downloads 21

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Acceptance of yellow fever vaccine in the older traveller: a cohort study

Pietro Ferrara, Cristina Masuet-Aumatell, Josep Maria Ramon-Torrell
Abstract 65 | PDF Downloads 19

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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
Abstract 62 | PDF Downloads 29

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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
Abstract 188 | PDF Downloads 56

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Accuracy of Ottawa ankle rules for midfoot and ankle injuries

Selen Yavas, Engin Deniz Arslan, Seda Ozkan, Yasemin Yilmaz Aydin, Macit Aydin
Abstract 84 | PDF Downloads 34

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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 116 | PDF Downloads 18

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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
Abstract 176 | PDF Downloads 32

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Early weight bearing in acetabular and pelvic fractures

Luigi Murena, Gianluca Canton, Bramir Hoxhaj, Andrea Sborgia, Roberto Fattori, Stefano Gulli, Enrico Vaienti
Abstract 58 | PDF Downloads 29

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Comparison of stent and indomethacin suppository efficacy in the prevention of acute pancreatitis after ERCP

Gamze Icacan, Erhan Onalan, Mehmet Yucesoy
Abstract 166 | PDF Downloads 35

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Periprosthetic infection risks and predictive value of C-reactive protein / albumin ratio for total joint arthroplasty

Şeyhmus Yigit, Mehmet Sait Akar, Mehmet Akif Şahin, Hüseyin Arslan
Abstract 55 | PDF Downloads 31

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Negative symptom configuration in patients with first episode affective psychosis: findings from the 1-year follow-up of the “Parma Early Psychosis” program.

Lorenzo Pelizza, Davide Maestri, Emanuela Leuci, Emanuela Quattrone, Silvia Azzali, Giuseppina Paulillo, Pietro Pellegrini
Abstract 42 | PDF Downloads 25

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The Prevalence of the Different Components of the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) in Obese Nondiabetic Children and Young Adolescents and their Anthropometric Data in Relation to Parents.

Noor Hamed, Ashraf Soliman, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Nada Alaaraj, Fawziya Alyafei, Mona Shaat, Noora Aljaffali, Maya Itani, Celine Jour
Abstract 61 | PDF Downloads 35

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Intravenous treatment with biphosphates in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Marianna Faggiani, Alice Piccato, Chiara Baroni, Salvatore Risitano, Luigi Giulio Conforti
Abstract 288 | PDF Downloads 26

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Management care improvement of people living with HIV: definition of a targeted clinical pathway in a University Hospital of South Italy

Smeralda D'Amato, Giovanni Francesco Pellicanò, Giuseppe Nunnari, Franco Fedele, Raffaele Squeri, Francesco Mazzitelli, Flavia D'Andrea, Daniele Maisano, Raffaele Squeri, Cristina Genovese
Abstract 45 | PDF Downloads 37

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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
Abstract 112 | PDF Downloads 18

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Validity of Skin Prick Test to Bermuda Grass in a desert environment

Mona Al-Ahmad, Edin Jusufovic, Nermina Arifhodzic, Jasmina Nurkic
Abstract 109 | PDF Downloads 19

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Impact of oral nutritional supplements (ONS) on growth outcomes and IGF-1 level in underweight older children and young adolescents (5-14 years) with short stature and no systemic disease: High versus normal calories density formula

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf Soliman, Suhair Elsiddig , Fawziya Alyafei, Nada Alaaraj , Maya Itani, Celine Jour, Ahmed Elawwa
Abstract 68 | PDF Downloads 26

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A study of isolated hyperglycemia (blood glucose ≥155 mg/dL) at 1-hour of oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in patients with β-transfusion dependent thalassemia (β-TDT) followed for 12 years

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf Soliman, Ploutarchos Tzoulis, Shahina Daar, Gabriella Cinzia Pozzobon, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 74 | PDF Downloads 44

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Rheumatoid Arthritis disease activity assessment in routine care: performance of the most widely used composite disease activity indices and patient-reported outcome measures

Fausto Salaffi, Marco Di Carlo, Sonia Farah, Daniela Marotto, Fabiola Atzeni, Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
Abstract 171 | PDF Downloads 47

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Reviews

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
Abstract 229 | PDF Downloads 42

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Development and Validation of a Questionnaire investigating the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Healthcare Workers in the Field of Anesthesiology concerning the Italian Law on Advance Healthcare Directives: a Pilot Study

Alessandro Bonsignore, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Chiara Basile, Paolo Pelosi, Angelo Gratarola, Giulia Bonatti, Nicolò Patroniti, Rosagemma Ciliberti
Abstract 35 | PDF Downloads 23

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Hormone resistance in children: what primary care physicians need to know

Kotb Metwalley, Hekma Saad Farghaly
Abstract 42 | PDF Downloads 26

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Use of different devices for surgical treatment of proximal humerus fractures in adults: a systematic review

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Oncologic outcome 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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Management of pediatric cardiac surgery wound: a literature review

Angela Prendin, Benedicta Tabacco, Paola Claudia Fazio, Ilaria de Barbieri
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Diagnosis of acute appendicitis based on clinical scores: is it a myth or reality?

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Focus On

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Hantavirus infections in Italy: not reported doesn’t mean inexistent.

Matteo Riccò, Simona Peruzzi, Silvia Ranzieri, Federica Balzarini, Marina Valente, Federico Marchesi, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi
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Case Reports

A rare case of Ovarian Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumor in an Infant with Isosexual Pseudo Puberty and a Revision of Literature

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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.

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Letters to the Editor

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Matteo Riccò, Simona Peruzzi
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ADVANCES IN HEMOGLOBINOPATHIES (Editor: Ashraf T Soliman)

Foreword: Advances in Hemoglobinopathies

Vincenzo De Sanctis
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Immigration and screening programs for hemoglobinopathies in Italy, Spain and Turkey

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The different patterns of insulin response during Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) in transfused young patients with β-Thalassemia.

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Obituary

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Maurizio Vanelli
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Gino Strada, a man I was lucky to meet

Sandro Contini
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