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Acta Biomedica (ActaBiomed) is an international Journal on Clinical and Surgical Aspects of Medicine, peer-reviewed, open access, bi-monthly.
The Journal publishes mainly national and international scientific activities from Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries, but contributions from other countries are welcome.

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Maurizio Vanelli
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Postnatal growth in preterm infants: a comparative analysis for gestational age of underweight versus normal weight and small versus normal head size

Fawzia Alyafei, Ashraf T Soliman, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Nada Alaaraj, Shayma Ahmed , Noor Hamed , Fatima Alkhori , Hamdy Ali , Doaa Alyousef , Mona Shaat , Maya Itani
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Gallstone pancreatitis vs alcohol-induced pancreatitis: does aetiology affect the extent of pancreatic necrosis?

Davide Di Mauro, Aris Alexiadis, Ikechukwu Njere, Ola Shams, Alex Reece-Smith, Shahjehan Wajed, Nermin Ahmed Osman, Antonio Manzelli
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A view on the phenotypic antibiotic resistance of clinical isolates of Acinetobacter spp. and Pseudomonas aeruginosa as leading pathogens in wounded patients during the war in Ukraine

Valentyn Kovalchuk, Kristian Riesbeck , Oleksandr Nazarchuk, Mariia Faustova, Dmytro Dmytriiev, Halyna Nazarchuk, Roman Chornopyshchuk, Bohdan Levchenko
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Current Issue

Vol. 94 No. 6 (2023)

Published: 05-12-2023

Original clinical research

SARS-CoV-2 infection in meat and poultry workers after the “first wave” (Summer 2020): a cross-sectional study on knowledge, attitudes, practices (KAP) of Italian occupational physicians

Matteo Riccò, Antonio Baldassarre, Pietro Ferraro, Pietro Melodia, Manuel Stocchi, Nicola Magnavita
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Assessment of anosmia/hyposmia in post-COVID-19 patients: a cross-sectional study in an eastern province of Saudi Arabia

Reem Alothman, Reem Alsuhibani, Heba Almasaoud , Shahad Alsubhi, Lama Alabdulazeem , Nora Alzahrani , Seham Alsaif, Kholoud Al Ghamdi, Lubna Al-Asoom
Abstract 294 | PDF Downloads 173

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Factors influencing final rendering in areola tattoo reconstruction: a statistical analysis

Irene Laura Lusetti, Caterina Marra, Lucrezia Pacchioni, Giorgio De Santis
Abstract 178 | PDF Downloads 152

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Frontal site surgery for chronic migraine therapy

Giorgio Raposio, Andrea Antonini, Alessandro Gualdi, Edoardo Raposio
Abstract 216 | PDF Downloads 128

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Association between severity of sepsis and thyroid function profile

Vindy Nugraha Siampa, Satriawan Abadi, Andi Makbul Aman, Syakib Bakri, Risna Halim, Andi Alfian Zainuddin
Abstract 236 | PDF Downloads 129

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Predictors of neuropathic dysesthetic pain occurrence and chronification in multiple sclerosis (2-year prospective study)

Mykhaylo Delva, Kateryna Skoryk, Iryna Delva
Abstract 187 | PDF Downloads 126

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Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Endocrine and metabolic disorders in adolescent and adult patients born small for gestational age

Valentina Talarico, Angela Nicoletti, Giuseppe Raiola
Abstract 268 | PDF Downloads 207

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Long-term health consequences of central precocious/early puberty (CPP) and treatment with Gn-RH analogue: a short update

Ashraf T Soliman, Nada Alaaraj, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Noor Hamed, Fawzia Alyafei , Shayma Ahmed
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Long-term outcomes and immune profiling in children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C)

Indira Jaxybayeva, Riza Boranbayeva, Minira Bulegenova, Nataliya Urazalieva, Valentin Gerein, Lyazat Manzhuova
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A prospective guide for clinical implementation of selected OGTT- derived surrogate indices for the evaluation of β- cell function and insulin sensitivity in patients with transfusion-dependent β- thalassaemia

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf T Soliman, Shahina Daar, Ploutarchos Tzoulis, Mehran Karimi, Forough Saki, Salvatore Di Maio, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 217 | PDF Downloads 154

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Health Professions

Strategies implemented by informal caregivers to facilitate self-care in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): a scoping review protocol

Giovanna Casella, Beatrice Salemi, Cosimo Franco, Marta Acampora, Serena Barello, Massimo Guasconi
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Uncovering doctors’ perceived barriers and facilitators of antibiotic prescribing behaviours: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework

Marta Acampora, Massimo Guasconi, Chiara Schiroli, Cristina Coschignano, Nicole Cassinari, Rosalba Cipolla, Giovanna Artioli, Antonio Bonacaro, Leopoldo Sarli, Serena Barello
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Nursing students' evaluation of clinical learning environment and supervision models before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: a comparative study

Paola Ferri, Serena Stifani, Elena Morotti, Sara Alberti, Valeria Vannini, Rosaria Di Lorenzo, Sergio Rovesti, Alvisa Palese
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The role of the nursing coordinator and the leadership style in the Italian healthcare organizations

Roberto Lupo, Alessia Lezzi, Luana Conte, Natascia Ingrosso, Giovanna Artioli, Stefano Botti, Cosimo Leone, Ivan Rubbi, Maicol Carvello, Antonino Calabrò, Elsa Vitale
Abstract 375 | PDF Downloads 148

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Reviews clinical articles, Updates, Focus on

Outcome of simultaneous bi-unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: a systematic review

Ibrahim Akkawi, Maurizio Draghetti, Hassan Zmerly
Abstract 214 | PDF Downloads 131

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Case reports

IgA Vasculitis following AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19, case report

Nasser Alzoabi , Jamal Alqahtani, Bader Algamdi, Nada Alghamdi, Ayesha Ahmad, Gaeda Alkaltham, Tala Beidas , Omar Alakloby
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Pulmonary nodules and primary Sjögren syndrome: a case report

Sofia Rigoni, Anna Lanati, Francesco Cirimele, Alfredo Antonio Chetta
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Diagnostic imaging of a rare case of incidental adrenal ganglioneuroma

Gianmichele Muscatella, Alessio Sciacqua, Laura Eusebi, Domenico Mannatrizio, Roberta Mazzucchelli, Giuseppe Guglielmi
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Anti-recoverin antibodies in a cerebellar syndrome without retinal involvement

Matteo Minetti, Giulia Balella, Lucia Zinno
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Concomitant hypokalemia and hypocalcemia: a very rare but life-threating combination of reversible causes of cardiac arrest - an unusual first manifestation of coeliac disease

Ivan Silvestri, Giulia Merigo, Claudia Bonetti, Maria B. Guerra, Serena Pignatelli, Giuseppe Stirparo, Giuseppe Ristagno
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Acute paraplegia in a patient with eosinophilic granulomatosis and polyangiitis with 20 years of evolution: case report

Mariana Guerra, Daniela Marado , Jorge Fortuna
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Letters to the Editor and Correspondence

The impact of ACLS training in theoretical knowledge

Giuseppe Stirparo, Luca Gambolò, Lorenzo Bellini, Leopoldo Sarli, Carlo Signorelli, Giuseppe Ristagno
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Antibiotic treatment for streptococcal pharyngitis: time for a new approach?

Lorenzo Di Sarno, Antonietta Curatola, Valeria Pansini, Anya Caroselli, Antonio Gatto, Antonio Chiaretti
Abstract 230 | PDF Downloads 119

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Dyspepsia in the middle ages: a reference in Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron (14th century AD)?

Francesco Maria Galassi, Giovanni Spani, Michael Papio, Fabrizio Toscano, Marco Artico, Elena Varotto
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Not only enuresis: do not disregard organic disorders

Pietro Ferrara, Giovanna Magli, Elena Malavolta, Emidio Procaccini, Luca Massimi, Antonio Gatto
Abstract 212 | PDF Downloads 141

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