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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, founded in 1806, 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
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Determining genetic variants in children and adolescents suffering from tetralogy of Fallot with a positive family history: methodology

Mohammad Reza Sabri, Mojgan Gharipour, Naeimeh Tayebi, Ladan Sadeghian, Shaghayegh Haghjooy Javanmard, Nizal Sarrafzadegan
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Correlation of dental anxiety with oral health status and treatment needs among 12-year old indian school going children

Kuracha Chakradhar, Doshi Dolar, Suhas Kulkarni, Bandari Srikanth Reddy, Madupu Padma Reddy, Adepu Srilatha
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Effects of vıtamın D on apoptosıs and betatrophın ın the kıdney tıssue of experımental dıabetıc rats

Selçuk Demircan, Erhan Onalan, Tuncay Kuloğlu, Süleyman Aydın, Mehmet Hanifi Yalçın, Nevzat Gözel, Emir Dönder
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Impact of anticoagulants in elderly patients who suffer a hip fracture. Should we have a different approach?

Francisco Lotti, Cristina Maria Elizondo, Jorge Barla, Guido Carabelli, Maria Lilliana Soruco, Bruno Rafael Boietti, Javier Alberto Benchimol
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A late self-portrait of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) in the cartoon of the Epifania in the British Museum

Deivis de Campos, Luciano Buso
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Prevalence of Burnout among Italian Nurses: a descriptive study

Elsa Vitale, Erika Cesano, Francesco Germini
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Management of abdominal wall recurrent subfascial seroma after pelvic surgery

Gianluca Raffaello Damiani, Eleonora Pulerà, Claudio Lombardi, Matteo Loverro, Giuseppe Muzzupapa, Mario Villa, Edoardo Di Naro
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The Prevalence of Genu Varum and Genu Valgum in Overweight and Obese Patients: Assessing the Relationship between Body Mass Index and Knee Angular Deformities

Fahimeh Soheilipour, Abdolreza Pazouki, Ali Mazaherinezhad, Khatereh Yagoubzadeh, Haleh Dadgostar, Farzaneh Rouhani
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Perimyocarditis as first sign of systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis treated successfully with anakinra: a case-based review

Silvia Ciancia, Michela Cappella, Alessandro De Fanti, Lorenzo Iughetti
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A consecutive series of patients undergoing trans-urethral cystolithotripsy with ballistic lithotripsy by a tertiary referral center for neurogenic bladder

Matteo Maltagliati, Gianluca Sampogna, Marco Citeri, Chiara Stefania Guerrer, Lucia Giovanna Zanollo, Luigi Rizzato, Emanuele Montanari, Salvatore Micali, Bernardo Rocco, Michele Spinelli
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Matteo Primavera, Andrea Gatti, Umberto Tarantino, Monica Gasparini
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Two Masters of Surgery in Parma during the Middle Ages.

Gianfranco Cervellin, Michele Mitaritonno, Ugo Longobardi, Raffaele Virdis
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The clinical legal medicine: a need for quality of care and patient’s safety. A single center five-year experience

Matteo Bolcato, Marianna Russo, Matteo Sanavio, Daniele Rodriguez, Anna Aprile
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Study, conservation and exhibition of human remains: the need of a bioethical perspective

Marta Licata, Alessandro Bonsignore, Rosa Boano, Francesca Monza, Ezio Fulcheri, Rosagemma Ciliberti
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COVID-19 and its impact on cardiology service

Amer Harky, Cheryl Yan Ting Chor, Yuti Khare
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Ventilatory Support for COVID-19 Patients

Amer Harky, Tinotenda A Harahwa, Inayat H Khan
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Air temperatures and occupational injuries in the agricultural settings: a report from Northern Italy (Po River Valley, 2013-2017)

Matteo Riccò, Luigi Vezzosi, Federica Balzarini, Giovanni Gualerzi, Marina Valente, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi
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Laura Pasin, Nicolò Sella, Christelle Correale, Annalisa Boscolo, Giulia Mormando, Maria Zordan, Giovanni Landoni, Paolo Navalesi
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Treatment of COVID-19 Pregnancy with Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin: a case report

Giovanni Sisti, Antonio Schiattarella, Andrea Sisti
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Analysis of Patients Presenting to Emergency Department of a Pandemic Hospital

Ertuğrul Altınbilek, Derya Öztürk, Ceren Atasoy, Miray Özlem, fevzi yılmaz, Cemil kavalci
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What we have learned for the future about COVID-19 and healthcare management of it?

ANDREA BALLINI, Ioannis Alexandros Charitos, Francesco Inchingolo, Luigi Santacroce
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Practical tips for prevention of cardiovascular disease in women after quarantine for COVID-19 disease.

Anna Vittoria Mattioli, Alberto Farinetti
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Congenital malformations potentially affecting respiratory function: multidiscplinary approach and follow-up

Valentina Fainardi, laura nicoletti, cristiano conte, serena massa, lisa torelli, alberto attilio scarpa, emilio casolari, susanna mariA ROBERTA ESPOSITO, GIOVANNA PISI
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Prospective studies are needed of the neurology and neuropsychiatry of COVID-19: reply to Odone et al.

James Badenoch, Cameron Watson, Benjamin Cross, Timothy R Nicholson, Alasdair G Rooney
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One holy man, one eponym, three distinct diseases. St. Anthony’s fire revisited

Gianfranco Cervellin, Ugo Longobardi, Giuseppe Lippi
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Do certain rituals adapt to psychology or does psychology adapt to rites? Post mortem photography: the last “picture of life” in “death”

Silvia Iorio, Valentina Gazzaniga, Rosagemma Ciliberti, Marta Licata
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Is direct per-oral pancreatoscopy a standardized technique for the diagnosis of pancreatic lesions?

Pablo Cortegoso Valdivia, Federica Gaiani, Claudia Chialà, Gian Luigi de'Angelis
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Shared care plan: an extraordinary tool for the personalisation of medicine and respect for self-determination

Greta Bevilacqua, Matteo Bolcato, Daniele Rodriguez, Anna Aprile
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Long term outcomes of infants born by mothers with thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy.

Laura Lucaccioni, Monica Ficara, Valentina Cenciarelli, Alberto Berardi, Barbara Predieri, Lorenzo Iughetti
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Jawbone fibrous dysplasia: retrospective evaluation in a cases series surgically treated and short review of the literature

Gino Amleto           Pacino, Salvatore Cocuzza, Giovanni Tonoli , Paolo Boscolo Rizzo , Giancarlo Tirelli , Margherita Tofanelli , Giorgio Ciprandi , Ignazio La Mantia, Antonino Maniaci, Maria Cristina Da Mosto , Giacomo Spinato
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Cetirizine improves the quality of life and symptoms in children with seasonal allergic rhinitis.

Marco Benazzo, Salvatore Leonardi, Angelo Corsico, Amelia Licari, Michele Miraglia del Giudice, Diego Peroni, Carmelo Salpietro, Gian Luigi Marseglia, Giorgio Ciprandi
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Concomitant Substance Use Increases the Toxic Effect of Bonsai: A Prospective Study

İnan Beydilli, Murat DUYAN, Fevzi Yılmaz, Arslan ED, İlhan Korkmaz, Mehmet Akçimen, Mustafa Keşaplı, Arefe İmak, Umut Cengiz Çakır, Cemil Kavalcı, Ertan Ararat, Hamit Ellidağ
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The state of knowledge of young Italian medicolegal doctors on the law of provisions for informed consent and advance treatment directives: a multi-centric survey two years after the enactment of Law 219 of 2017.

Matteo Bolcato, Alessandro Feola, Matteo Sanavio, Alberto Amadasi, Stefano Crenna, Gianluca Landi, Camilla Tettamanti
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Preliminary results of a multidisciplinary Italian study adopting a Psycho-Neuro-Endocrine-Immunological (PNEI) approach to the study of colorectal adenomas

Stefano Mancini, Silvia Alboni, Giorgio Mattei, Giulia Rioli, Paola Sena, Mattia Marchi, Andrea Sacchetti, Valentina Boarino, Luca Roncucci, Gian Maria Galeazzi, Silvia Ferrari
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Italian survey on the residents' surgical level in gynecology and obstetrics.

Vito Andrea Capozzi, Andrea Rosati, Giulio Sozzi, Giulia Armano, Stefano Cianci, Vito Chiantera, Giovanni Scambia, Roberto Berretta, Tiziana Frusca
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Image-guided percutaneous mechanical disc decompression for herniated discs: a technical note

Alessandro Liguori, Marco Pandolfi, Martina Gurgitano, Antonio Arrichiello, Salvatore Alessio Angileri, Letizia Di Meglio, Anna Maria Ierardi , Aldo Paolucci, Federica Galli, Elvira Stellato , Gianpaolo Carrafiello
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Glue embolization of a pial arteriovenous fistula of the spinal artery

Fabio Martino Doniselli, Aldo Paolucci, Giorgio Conte, Paolo Rampini, Antonio Arrichiello, Fabio Maria Triulzi
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Salernitan Medical School or Langobardic Medical School?

Ugo Longobardi, Michele Mitaritonno, Gianfranco Cervellin
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Genetic testing for autonomic dysfunction or dysautonomias

Paolo Enrico Maltese, Elena Manara, Tommaso Beccari, Munis Dundar, Natale Capodicasa, Ariola Bacu, Matteo Bertelli
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Natural compounds as inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 endocytosis: A promising approach against COVID-19

Aysha Karim Kiani, Kristjana Dhuli, Kyrylo Anpilogov, Simone Bressan, Matteo Bertelli
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appMAGI: A complete laboratory information management system for clinical diagnostics

Giuseppe Marceddu, Tiziano Dallavilla, Aleksander Xhuvani, Muharrem Daja, Luca De Antoni, Arianna Casadei, Matteo Bertelli
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Chiropractic care for hypertension: Review of the literature and study of biological and genetic bases

Stephanie GB Sullivan, Stefano Paolacci, Aysha Karim Kiani, Matteo Bertelli
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Complications related to in vitro reproductive techniques support the implementation of natural procreative technologies

Aysha Karim Kiani, Stefano Paolacci, Pietro Scanzano, Sandro Michelini, Natale Capodicasa, Leonardo D'Agruma, Angelantonio Notarangelo, Gerolamo Tonini, Daniela Piccinelli, Kalantary Rad Farshid, Paolo Petralia, Ezio Fulcheri, Pietro Chiurazzi, Corrado Terranova, Francesco Plotti, Roberto Angioli, Marco Castori, Matteo Bertelli
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A fast, reliable and easy method to detect within-species DNA contamination

Tiziano Dallavilla, Giuseppe Marceddu, Arianna Casadei, Luca De Antoni, Matteo Bertelli
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Genetic and physiological autonomic nervous system factors involved in failed back surgery syndrome: A review of the literature and report of nine cases treated with pulsed radiofrequency

Manuela Baronio, Mirko Baglivo, Giuseppe Natalini, Paolo Notaro, Astrit Dautaj, Stefano Paolacci, Matteo Bertelli
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Prenatal genetic diagnosis: Fetal therapy as a possible solution to a positive test

Aysha Karim Kiani, Stefano Paolacci, Pietro Scanzano, Sandro Michelini, Natale Capodicasa, Leonardo D’Agruma, Angelantonio Notarangelo, Gerolamo Tonini, Daniela Piccinelli, Kalantary Rad Farshid, Paolo Petralia, Ezio Fulcheri, Francesca Buffelli, Pietro Chiurazzi, Corrado Terranova, Francesco Plotti, Roberto Angioli, Marco Castori, Ondrej Pös, Tomas Szemes, Matteo Bertelli
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Neurobiological basis of chiropractic manipulative treatment of the spine in the care of major depression

Aysha Karim Kiani, Paolo Enrico Maltese, Astrit Dautaj, Stefano Paolacci, Danjela Kurti, Pietro Maria Picotti, Matteo Bertelli
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Food supplements based on palmitoylethanolamide plus hydroxytyrosol from olive tree or Bacopa monnieri extracts for neurological diseases

Aysha Karim Kiani, Giacinto Abele Donato Miggiano, Barbara Aquilanti, Valeria Velluti, Giuseppina Matera, Lucilla Gagliardi, Matteo Bertelli
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Pilot study for the evaluation of safety profile of a potential inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 endocytosis

Stefano Paolacci, Maria Rachele Ceccarini, Michela Codini, Elena Manara, Silvia Tezzele, Marcella Percio, Natale Capodicasa, Dorela Kroni, Munis Dundar, Mahmut Cerkez Ergoren, Tamer Sanlidag, Tommaso Beccari, Marco Farronato, Giampietro Farronato, Gianluca Martino Tartaglia, Matteo Bertelli
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Genetic test for the prescription of diets in support of physical activity

Zakira Naureen, Giacinto Abele Donato Miggiano, Barbara Aquilanti, Valeria Velluti, Giuseppina Matera, Lucilla Gagliardi, Alessandra Zulian, Roberta Romanelli, Matteo Bertelli
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Genetic test for the personalization of sport training

Zakira Naureen, Marco Perrone, Stefano Paolacci, Paolo Enrico Maltese, Kristjana Dhuli, Danjela Kurti, Astrit Dautaj, Roberta Miotto, Arianna Casadei, Bernard Fioretti, Tommaso Beccari, Francesco Romeo, Matteo Bertelli
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Genetic analysis of genes associated with epilepsy

Giulia Guerri, Marco Castori, Leonardo D'Agruma, Antonio Petracca, Danjela Kurti, Matteo Bertelli
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Genetic analysis of genes associated with Mendelian dementia

Astrit Dautaj, Luana Mandarà, Vittorio Tassi, Kristjana Dhuli, Matteo Bertelli
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Genetic test for Mendelian fatigue and muscle weakness syndromes

Aysha Karim Kiani, Bruno Amato, Silvia Maitz, Savina Nodari, Sabrina Benedetti, Francesca Agostini, Lorenzo Lorusso, Enrica Capelli, Astrit Dautaj, Matteo Bertelli
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Ethics committees for clinical experimentation at international level with a focus on Italy

Zakira Naureen, Tommaso Beccari, Robert S. Marks, Richard Brown, Lorenzo Lorusso, Derek Pheby, Stanislav Miertus, Karen L. Herbst, Liborio Stuppia, Gary Henehan, Benedetto Falsini, Ludovica Lumer, Munis Dundar, Matteo Bertelli, International Bioethical Study Group
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Study of a supplement (GARLIVE) and a genetic test for lymphedema management

Sandro Michelini, Marina Cestari, Serena Michelini, Giorgio Camilleri, Luca De Antoni, Willy Nelson Sonna, Matteo Bertelli
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A pilot study on the preventative potential of alpha-cyclodextrine and hydroxytyrosol against SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Mahmut Cerkez Ergoren, Stefano Paolacci, Elena Manara, Astrit Dautaj, Kristjana Dhuli, Kyrylo Anpilogov, Giorgio Camilleri, Huseyin Kaya Suer, Murat Sayan, Gulten Tuncel, Nazife Sultanoglu, Marco Farronato, Gianluca Martino Tartaglia, Munis Dundar, Giampietro Farronato, Irfan Suat Gunsel, Matteo Bertelli, Tamer Sanlidag
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Current Issue

Vol. 91 No. 3 (2020): COVID-19 Update

Published: 2020-09-11


Towards realization of longer life

Vladimir Khavinson, Irina Popovich, Olga Mikhailova
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COVID-19 cases before and after the “I Stay at home” decree, Bologna Local Health Authority, Italy

Elisa Stivanello, Vincenza Perlangeli, Davide Resi, Paolo Marzaroli, Lorenzo Pizzi, Paolo Pandolfi
Abstract 129 | PDF Downloads 62

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Routine blood analysis greatly reduces the false-negative rate of RT-PCR testing for Covid-19.

Davide Ferrari, Eleonora Sabetta, Daniele Ceriotti, Andrea Motta, Marta Strollo, Giuseppe Banfi, Massimo Locatelli
Abstract 171 | PDF Downloads 88

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Development, validation and reliabilty of a questionnaire to evaluate the changes on the level of physical exercises and in daily life habits due to COVID-19 pandemic social distancing

Danúbia da Cunha de Sá-Caputo, Anelise Sonza, José Alexandre Bachur, Mario Bernardo-Filho
Abstract 180 | PDF Downloads 83 Suppl file Downloads 6 Questionnaire Downloads 11

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The successful management of Thirty-six hepatopancreatobiliary surgeries under the intensive protective arrangements during the COVID-19 pandemic

Davood Tasa, Pegah Eslami, Habibollah Dashti, Mohsen Nassiri Toosi, Seyed Yahya Zarghami, Seyed Yahya Zarghami, Ali Jafarian
Abstract 54 | PDF Downloads 24

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Google search volume predicts the emergence of COVID-19 outbreaks

Giuseppe Lippi, Camilla Mattiuzzi, Gianfranco Cervellin
Abstract 90 | PDF Downloads 51

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Prevalence and severity of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Transfusion Dependent and Non-Transfusion Dependent β-thalassemia patients and effects of associated comorbidities: an Iranian nationwide study

Mehran Karimi, Sezaneh Haghpanah, Tahereh Zarei, Azita Azarkeivan, Afshan Shirkavand, Sara Matin, Maryam Akavan Tavakoli, Zohre Zahedi, Vincenzo De Sanctis
Abstract 160 | PDF Downloads 68

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Lymphopenia and neutrophilia at admission predicts severity and mortality in patients with COVID-19: a meta-analysis

Brandon Henry, Isaac Cheruiyot, Jens Vikse, Victor Mutua, Vincent Kipkorir, Justin Benoit, Mario Plebani, Nicola Bragazzi, Giuseppe Lippi
Abstract 584 | PDF Downloads 40 File suppl Downloads 3

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Routine blood tests as an active surveillance to monitor COVID-19 prevalence. A retrospective study.

Davide Ferrari, Federico Cabitza, Anna Carobene, Massimo Locatelli
Abstract 131 | PDF Downloads 60

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Prevalence, clinical manifestations, and biochemical data of type 2 diabetes mellitus versus nondiabetic symptomatic patients with COVID-19: A comparative study

Ashraf T Soliman, Arun Prabhakaran Nair, Muna S. Al Masalamani , Vincenzo De Sanctis, Mohamad A. Abu Khattab , Arwa E. Alsaud, Sreethish Sasi, Elrazi A. Ali, Hassan Ola A., Fatima M. Iqbal, Abdulqadir J. Nashwan, Jesin Fahad, Ihab El Madhoun , Mohamed A. Yassin
Abstract 535 | PDF Downloads 149

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Future psychiatric services in Italy: lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic

Lorenzo Pelizza, Simona Pupo
Abstract 69 | PDF Downloads 33

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SARS-CoV-2 recurrent RNA positivity after recovering from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): a meta-analysis

Camilla Mattiuzzi, Brandon M. Henry, Fabian Sanchis-Gomar, Giuseppe Lippi
Abstract 346 | PDF Downloads 122

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An Outbreak of Kawasaki-like Disease in children during SARS-CoV- 2 Epidemic: No Surprise?

Federica Cavallo, Francesco Chiarelli
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COVID-19: What happened to the healthcare workers of a research and teaching hospital in Milan, Italy?

Dario Consonni, Lorenzo Bordini, Carlo Nava, Aldo Todaro, Giovanna Lunghi, Andrea Lombardi, Davide Magioni, Francesco De Palo, Lidia Guerrieri, Michele Gatti, Daniele Serra, Marco Polonioli, Simone Pratò, Antonio Muscatello, Alessandra Bandera, Francesco Auxilia, Silvana Castaldi
Abstract 81 | PDF Downloads 50

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Hospital Acquired Infections in COVID-19 patients in sub intensive care unit

Silvana Castaldi, Ester Luconi, Giuseppe Marano, Francesco Auxilia, Anna Maraschini, Patrizia Bono, Riccardo Ungaro, Alessandra Bandera, Patrizia Boracchi, Elia Biganzoli
Abstract 88 | PDF Downloads 44

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Covid-19 and the role of smoking: the protocol of the multicentric prospective study COSMO-IT (COvid19 and SMOking in ITaly).

Maria Sofia Cattaruzza, Giuseppe Gorini, Cristina Bosetti, Roberto Boffi, Alessandra Lugo, Chiara Veronese, Giulia Carreras, Claudia Santucci, Chiara Stival, Roberta Pacifici, Vincenzo Zagà, Silvano Gallus, Federico Giulietti, Riccardo Sarzani, Francesco Spannella, Mario Del Donno, Stefania Tartaglione, Giuseppina Marrazzo, Girolamo Pelaia, Vincenzo D'Agosto, Alice Berti, Fabio Voller, Salvatore Cardellicchio, Chiara Cresci, Maria Pia Foschino Barbaro, Raffaele De Palma, Simone Negrini, Vera Sicbaldi, Antonella Serafini, Mario Bisconti, Leonida Refolo, Giovanni Landoni, Patrizia Rovere, Giulia Veronesi, Paola Faverio, Werner Garavello, Alberto Pesci, Raffaella Giacobbe, Paola Martucci, Roberto Parrella, Francesco Scarano, Marina Aiello, Alfredo Chetta, Cosimo Franco, Angelo Mangia, Laura Carrozzi, Fabrizio Maggi, Fabio Monzani, Francesco Pistelli, Patrizia Russo, Antonio Sanna, Filippo Maria Barreca, Valentina Conti, Enrico Rossi, Mei Ruli, Silvana Ruli, Shokoofe Eslami Varzaneh, Rosastella Principe, Simone Guerrini, Alfredo Sebastiani , Giovanni Galluccio, Aldo Pezzuto, Alberto Ricci, Elena Casali, Claudio Mastroianni, Pietro Pirina, Francesca Polo, Fabio Beatrice, Micaela Romagnoli, Massimo Baraldo, Pier Giorgio Cojutti, Carlo Tascini, Davide Pecori, Elena Graziano, Biagio Tinghino
Abstract 2194 | PDF Downloads 107

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Cardiovascular system is at higher risk of affecting by COVID-19

Seyed Aria Nejadghaderi, Arash Heidari, Narges Shakerian, Amene Saghazadeh, Nima Rezaei
Abstract 119 | PDF Downloads 72

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The role of imaging and other diagnostic approaches in COVID-19

Rohma Shammus, Samiha Mahbub, Muhammad Atif Rauf , Amer Harky
Abstract 114 | PDF Downloads 39

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COVID-19 and literature evidence: should we publish anything and everything?

Jeremy Chan, Shwe Oo, Cheryl Yan Ting Chor, Daniel Yim, Jeffrey Shi Kai Chan, Amer Harky
Abstract 44 | PDF Downloads 23

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How to overcome cardiovascular challenges in COVID-19 patients: a guide for common practice

Pegah Eslami, Mohammadreza Tabary, Arash Dooghaie-Moghadam, Isa Khaheshi
Abstract 43 | PDF Downloads 19

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Implications of Telemedicine in Oncology during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Manasi Mahesh Shirke, Safwan Ahmed Shaikh, Amer Harky
Abstract 156 | PDF Downloads 120

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Negative nasopharyngeal swabs in COVID-19 pneumonia: the experience of an Italian Emergengy Department (Piacenza) during the first month of the Italian epidemic

Erika Poggiali, Andrea Vercelli, Giovanni Battista Vadacca, Roberta Schiavo, Silvana Mazzoni, Eva Ioannilli, Elena Demichele, Andrea Magnacavallo
Abstract 66 | PDF Downloads 24

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RT-qPCR assays based on saliva rather than on nasopharyngeal swabs are possible but should be interpreted with caution: results from a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Matteo Riccò, Silvia Ranzieri, Simona Peruzzi, Marina Valente, Federico Marchesi, Federica Balzarini, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Carlo Signorelli
Abstract 236 | PDF Downloads 221

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A comprehensive update of ICET-A Network on COVID-19 in thalassemias: what we know and where we stand

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Duran Canatan, Joan Lluis Vives Corrons, Mehran Karimi, Shahina Daar, Christos Kattamis, Ashraf T Soliman, Yasser Wali, Salam Alkindi, Valeh Huseynov, Afag Nasibova, Tarık Onur Tiryaki , Melike Sezgin Evim, Adalet Meral Gunes, Zeynep Karakas, Soteroula Christou, Mohamed A Yassin , Maria Concetta Galati, Saveria Campisi, Tahereh Zarei, Doaa Khater, Yesim Oymak, Valeriya Kaleva, Denka Stoyanova, Atanas Banchev, Myrto Skafida, Yurdanur Kilinc
Abstract 177 | PDF Downloads 130

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Congenital Bleeding Disorders amid the COVID-19 pandemic: Open questions and recommendations

Majid Naderi, Fatemeh Malek , Ghasem Miri Aliabad , Mahammad Behnampoor , Mehran Karimi, Vincenzo De Sanctis
Abstract 134 | PDF Downloads 64

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Acute Kidney Injury is Associated with Worse Prognosis In COVID-19 Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Isaac Cheruiyot, Brandon Henry, Giuseppe Lippi, Vincent Kipkorir, Brian Ngure, Jeremiah Munguti, Musa Misiani
Abstract 142 | PDF Downloads 42

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Updates on laboratory investigations in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Giuseppe Lippi, Brandon M. Henry, Fabian Sanchis-Gomar, Camilla Mattiuzzi
Abstract 164 | PDF Downloads 90

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Coronavirus infections in children: from SARS and MERS to COVID-19, a narrative review of epidemiological and clinical features

Rosanna Iannarella, Claudia Lattanzi, Giulia Cannata, Alberto Argentiero, Cosimo Neglia, Valentina Fainardi, Giovanna Pisi, Susanna Esposito
Abstract 143 | PDF Downloads 89

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COVID-19 and Type 1 Diabetes: Concerns and Challenges

Lorenzo Iughetti, Viola Trevisani, Umberto Cattini, Patrizia Bruzzi, Laura Lucaccioni, Simona Madeo, Barbara Predieri
Abstract 238 | PDF Downloads 161

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The “perfect” storm: Current evidence on pediatric inflammatory multisystem disease during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

Francesca Lami, Ilaria Scalabrini, Laura Lucaccioni, Lorenzo Iughetti
Abstract 206 | PDF Downloads 132

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Sars-CoV-2 infection in patients with cystic fibrosis. An overwiew

Valentina Fainardi, Francesco Longo, Alfredo Chetta, Susanna Esposito, Giovanna Pisi
Abstract 121 | PDF Downloads 81

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Possible modes of transmission of Novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2: a review

Richa Mukhra, Kewal Krishan, Tanuj Kanchan
Abstract 373 | PDF Downloads 230

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#StayHomeStayFit: UNIMI’s approach to online healthy lifestyle promotion during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Daniela Lucini, Cecilia Eugenia Gandolfi, Clara Antonucci, Anna Cavagna, Esther Valzano, Elena Botta, Matteo Chiari, Lorenzo Mameli, Margherita Nahum, Marina Marzia Brambilla, SIlvana Castaldi, Elia Biganzoli
Abstract 173 | PDF Downloads 135

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Therapeutic strategies against COVID-19

Susanna Esposito, Margherita Gnocchi, Martina Gagliardi, Paola Affanni, Licia Veronesi, Maria Eugenia Colucci, Cosimo Neglia, Alberto Argentiero, Nicola Principi
Abstract 87 | PDF Downloads 48

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Vaccine hesitancy in COVID-19 times. An update from Italy before flu season starts

Anna Odone, Daria Bucci, Roberto Croci, Matteo Riccò, Paola Affanni, Carlo Signorelli
Abstract 330 | PDF Downloads 166

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The rebirth of health system in Italy after COVID-19 pandemia: starting points.

Alessandro Guido Actis, Gianpiero Actis
Abstract 161 | PDF Downloads 35

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Inappropriate risk perception for SARS-CoV-2 infection among Italian HCWs in the eve of COVID-19 pandemic

Matteo Riccò, Luigi Vezzosi, Federica Balzarini, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi
Abstract 188 | PDF Downloads 72

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International Efforts to Save Healthcare Personnel during COVID-19

Kawthar Mohamed, Nima Rezaei, Eduardo Rodríguez-Román, Farzaneh Rahmani, Hongbo Zhang, Mariya Ivanovska, Sara A. Makka, Musa Joya, Rangarirai Makuku, Md Shahidul Islam, Nesrine Radwan, Laila Rahmah, Rayan Goda, Sunny O. Abarikwu, Mujtaba Shaw, Samaneh Zoghi, Sevan Irtsyan, Irene Ling, Orsolya Cseprekal, Faten Attig-Bahar, Esra Hazar Sayar, Chagajeg Soloukey , Giulia Grancini
Abstract 450 | PDF Downloads 137

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COVID-19 pandemic, Piacenza calling. The survival strategy of an Italian Emergency Department.

Erika Poggiali, Andrea Vercelli, Silvana Mazzoni, Davide Bastoni, Teresa Iannicelli, Elena Demichele, Eva Ioannilli, Andrea Magnacavallo
Abstract 70 | PDF Downloads 14

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Oncolytic effect of SARS-CoV2 in a patient with NK lymphoma

Federico Pasin, Matteo Mascalchi Calveri, Alberto Calabrese, Ginevra Pizzarelli, Isabel Bongiovanni, Michele Andreoli, Chiara Cattaneo, Giovanni Rignanese
Abstract 197 | PDF Downloads 185

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Treatments for COVID-19: emerging drugs against the coronavirus

Sara Khademolhosseini, Hadiseh Kavandi, Samad Ghaffari
Abstract 72 | PDF Downloads 34

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Treatments for COVID-19: emerging drugs against the coronavirus - reply

Francesco Potì
Abstract 54 | PDF Downloads 42

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Covid-19: The last call for telepsychiatry

Andrea Amerio, Anna Odone, Lisa Marzano, Alessandra Costanza, Andrea Aguglia, Gianluca Serafini, Carlo Signorelli, S. Nassir Ghaemi, Mario Amore
Abstract 85 | PDF Downloads 85

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Using video presentation to recruit healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Filippo Binda, Alberto Bisesti, Silvia Pazzaglia, Dario Laquintana
Abstract 38 | PDF Downloads 14

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The Telematic solutions in plastic surgery during COVID-19 pandemic

Giorgio De Santis, Teresa Palladino, Andrea Leti Acciaro, Marta Starnoni
Abstract 39 | PDF Downloads 29

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Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) resistance in African populations: A cause worth exploring

Kewal Krishan, Tanuj Kanchan
Abstract 415 | PDF Downloads 163

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Surgical activity organization during COVID-19 outbreak: a teaching hospital experience

Valentina Bellini, Federico Cozzani, Paolo Del Rio, Elena Giovanna Bignami
Abstract 21 | PDF Downloads 14

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Intrauterine transmission of COVID-19 in Pregnancy: case report and review of literature

Deena Elkafrawi, Julie Joseph, Antonio Schiattarella, Brian Rodriguez, Giovanni Sisti
Abstract 472 | PDF Downloads 225

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Newly-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus precipitated by COVID-19 in an 8-month-old infant

Ashraf T Soliman, Mohamed Al-Amri , Khaled Alleethy, Nada Alaaraj, Noor Hamed, Vincenzo De Sanctis
Abstract 98 | PDF Downloads 60

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Platypnea-orthodeoxia after fibrotic evolution of SARS-CoV-2 interstitial pneumonia. A case report

Chiara Longo, Livia Ruffini, Nicola Zanoni, Francesco Longo, Rocco Accogli, Tiziano Graziani, Alfredo Chetta
Abstract 127 | PDF Downloads 42

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Iron overload and Hepcidin overexpression could play a key role in COVID infection, and may explain vulnerability in elderly, diabetics, and obese patients

Filippo Banchini, Daniele Vallisa, Pietro Maniscalco, Patrizio Capelli
Abstract 212 | PDF Downloads 166

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Elevated transaminases in a COVID-19 positive patient at term of gestation: a case report

Claudia Nkeih, Giovanni Sisti, Antonio Schiattarella
Abstract 131 | PDF Downloads 29

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An approach to the management of children with problematic severe asthma

Valentina Fainardi, Sejal Saglani
Abstract 73 | PDF Downloads 28

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Celiac disease and headache in children: a narrative state of the art

Luca Sabino, Silvia Marino, Raffaele Falsaperla, Francesco Pisani, Carmen Massimino, Piero Pavone
Abstract 84 | PDF Downloads 59

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Original articles

The advantages of carbon fiber based orthopedic devices in patients who have to undergo radiotherapy

Antonella Soriani, Lidia Strigari, Maria Grazia Petrongari, Vincenzo Anelli, Jacopo Baldi, Nicola Salducca, Roberto Biagini, Carmine Zoccali
Abstract 16 | PDF Downloads 6

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Correlation between CT findings and thoracoscopic diagnosis in diffuse pleural disease

Edoardo Piacibello, Luciano Cardinale, Luisella Righi, Nicola Sverzellati, Francesco Ardissone, Andrea Veltri
Abstract 102 | PDF Downloads 15

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Evaluating Pharmacist’s Patient Care Process in Shiraz, using a newly-validated questionnaire: The First Report from Iran

Marziyeh Zare, Leila Zarei, Saba Afifi, Iman Karimzadeh, Mustafa Ghaeminia, Farzad Peiravian, Mohammad Salehi-Marzijarani, Kamran B Lankarani, Payam Peymani
Abstract 25 | PDF Downloads 17

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Periprosthetic fractures of the proximal femur within first year of the index hip prosthesis

Mauro Spina, Andrea Scalvi
Abstract 31 | PDF Downloads 20

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Analysis of relation between placental lesions and perinatal outcome according to Amsterdam criteria: a comparative study

Maria Teresa Loverro, Gianluca Raffaello Damiani, Edoardo Di Naro, Luca Maria Schonauer, Nicola Laforgia, Matteo Loverro, Teresa Capursi, Giuseppe Muzzupapa, Leonardo Resta
Abstract 46 | PDF Downloads 26

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Retrospective analysis of the cholesterol levels in a European mid-latitude population between 2007 and 2018: controversies and therapeutic implications

Davide Ferrari, Andrea Motta, Marta Strollo, Massimo Locatelli
Abstract 59 | PDF Downloads 42

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International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and correlation between disability and finance assets in chronic stroke patients

Nicola Marotta, Antonio Ammendolia, Cinzia Marinaro, Andrea Demeco, Lucrezia Moggio, Cosimo Costantino
Abstract 174 | PDF Downloads 66

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Functional outcomes of percutaneous correction of hallux valgus in not symptomatic flatfoot: a case series study

Ottorino Catani, Federico Fusini, Fabio Zanchini, Fabrizio Sergio, Giovanni Cautiero, Jorge Hector Villafañe, Francesco Langella
Abstract 68 | PDF Downloads 39

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Vascular malformation and their unpredictable evolution: A true challenge for physicians

Norman Della Rosa, Nicolò Bertozzi, Roberto Adani
Abstract 9 | PDF Downloads 6

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Describing the health behaviours of future nurses: a cross-sectional study among Italian nursing students

Cristina Arrigoni, Anna Maria Grugnetti, Rosario Caruso, Federica Dellafiore, Paola Borelli, Maria Cenzi, Luisa Gallotti, Carlo Signorelli
Abstract 19 | PDF Downloads 15

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Functional Dyspesia

Pellegrino Crafa, Marilisa Franceschi, Kryssia Isabel Rodriguez Castro, Alberto Barchi, Michele Russo, Lorella Franzoni, Antonio Antico, Gianluca Baldassarre, Maria Piera Panozzo, Francesco Di Mario
Abstract 47 | PDF Downloads 32

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Association of state and trait anxiety with oral health status among adult dental patients

Nagarani Veeraboina, Dolar Doshi, Suhas Kulkarni, Shiva Kumar Patanapu , Satya Narayana Dantala, Srilatha Adepu
Abstract 34 | PDF Downloads 26

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Focus On

Respiratory infections in allergic children: the preventive role of a multicomponent nutraceutical

Anna Maria Zicari, Giovanan De Castro, Giulia Brindisi, Maria Papale, Guido Marinelli, Amelia Licari, Giorgio Ciprandi
Abstract 22 | PDF Downloads 9

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To prevent the allergic disease: the dream of the allergist

Giorgio Ciprandi, Amelia Licari, Gian Luigi Marseglia
Abstract 25 | PDF Downloads 15

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Design and development of a non-contact robotic gripper for tissue manipulation in minimally invasive surgery

Şenol Ertürk, Fehmi Erzincanlı
Abstract 61 | PDF Downloads 40

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Case Reports

Case report: successful endoscopic removal of a large rectal foreign body

Simone Bosi, Gian Luigi de'Angelis
Abstract 94 | PDF Downloads 30

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Neuropsychological and behavioral disorders as presentation symptoms in two brothers with early-infantile Niemann-Pick type C

Luca Soliani, Grazia Gabriella Salerno, Francesco Pisani, Ilaria Barigazzi, Susanna Rizzi, Carlotta Spagnoli, Daniele Frattini, Andrea Zangrandi, Carlo Fusco
Abstract 97 | PDF Downloads 22

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Humeral head necrosis associated to shaft non-union with massive bone loss: a case report

Alfonso Manzotti, Davide Brioschi, Miriam Grassi, Alessio Biazzo, Pietro Cerveri
Abstract 33 | PDF Downloads 25

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Early detection of fibrotic areas in anterior STEMI by echocardiography. A case report

Carmine Siniscalchi, Nicola Gaibazzi
Abstract 19 | PDF Downloads 12

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Bonebridge implantation for mixed hearing loss in a patient with Kabuki syndrome

Giovanni Pepe, Maurizio Negri, Maurizio Falcioni, Filippo Di Lella, Vincenzo Vincenti
Abstract 40 | PDF Downloads 22

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Left ventricular free-wall rupture, a potentially lethal mechanical complication of coronaric angioplasty : an unusual case report

Ludovica Marangoni, Walter Serra, Bruno Borrello, Antonella Vezzani, Andrea Ramelli, Maria Alberta Cattabiani
Abstract 16 | PDF Downloads 8

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Bone methabolic disorders in HIV positive patients: a case report.

Angelo De Carli, Edoardo Gaj, Davide Desideri, Marco Scrivano, gianluca fedeli, Antonio Pasquale Vadala
Abstract 77 | PDF Downloads 27

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Oil injection for cosmetic enhancement of the upper extremities: a case report and review of literature

Andrea Sisti, Maria T. Huayllani, David J. Restrepo, Daniel Boczar, Oscar J. Manrique, Peter N. Broer, Shane A. Shapiro, Antonio J. Forte
Abstract 68 | PDF Downloads 73

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Nystagmus in Infantile Pompe Disease: a new feature?

Emanuela Claudia Turco, Carlotta Facini, Benedetta Piccolo, Francesco Pisani
Abstract 53 | PDF Downloads 26

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e-Letters: Comments and Responses

Spinal Cord Injury Without Radiological Abnormalities and the importance of Magnetic Resonance

Rafael Martinez-Perez, Holger Joswig, Natalia Rayo, Giuliano Bertazzo-Silveira
Abstract 55 | PDF Downloads 24

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome in adolescents: From diagnostic criteria to therapeutic management

Nicolas C. Nicolaides, Andreas Matheou, Florentia Vlachou, Vassos Neocleous, Nicos Skordis
Abstract 64 | PDF Downloads 45

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The clinical application of metformin in children and adolescents: A short update

Ashraf Soliman , Vincenzo De Sanctis, Nada Alaaraj , Noor Hamed
Abstract 70 | PDF Downloads 29

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Hashimoto encephalopathy: a case report and a short revision of current literature

Paola Chiarello, Valentina Talarico, Angela Nicoletti, Benedetta Rodio, Pier Paolo Arcuri, Domenico Bosco, Francesco Gigliotti, Maria Concetta Galati, Giuseppe Raiola
Abstract 35 | PDF Downloads 17

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HEALTH SYSTEM RESEARCH (Editor: Carlo Signorelli)

Prevalence of Parkinson Disease in Italy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Matteo Riccò, Luigi Vezzosi, Federica Balzarini, Giovanni Gualerzi, Silvia Ranzieri, Carlo Signorelli, Maria Eugenia Colucci, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi
Abstract 120 | PDF Downloads 32

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