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

Acta Biomedica is the expression of the Society of Medicine and Natural Sciences of Parma and Centre on Health System's Organization, Quality and Sustai
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Salernitan Medical School or Langobardic Medical School?

Ugo Longobardi, Michele Mitaritonno, Gianfranco Cervellin
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Association between serum Vitamin E concentrations and the presence of Metabolic Syndrome: A population-based cohort study

Maral Barzegar-Amini, Fateme khorramruz, Hamideh Ghazizadeh, Reza Sahebi, Maryam Mohammadi-bajgyran, Hossein Mohaddes Ardabili, Maryam Tayefi, Susan Darroudi, Mohsen Moohebati, Alireza Heidari-Bakavoli, Akram Mohammadi, Hamid Reza Sadeghnia, Gordon A. Ferns, Seyed javad Hoseini, Majid Ghayour Mobarhan
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Workplace Safety: Both Physical and Emotional

Amos Lal, Kamal Kant Sahu, Ajay Kumar Mishra
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Association of adipokines with frailty in heart failure

Shinya Fujiki, Hiroshi Watanabe, Hiroaki Obata, Masayoshi Suda, Wataru Mitsuma , Asako Tomii, Katsuyuki Sakai, Akifumi Uehara, Ippei Shimizu, Takeshi Kashimura, Kazuyuki Ozaki, Tohru Minamino
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The role of serum monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) in cardiovascular disease risk

Jasmin Kharazmi-Khorassani , Roshanak Ghafarian Zirak , Hamideh Ghazizadeh , Reza Zare-Feyzabadi , Sara Kharazmi-Khorassani , Sharzad Naji-Reihani-Garmroudi, Elham Kazemi , Habibollah Esmaily , Ali Javan-Doust, Hamed Banpour, Maryam Mohammadi-Bajgiran, Mohhamad reza Besharatlou, Gordon A. Ferns, Mohammad Hashemi, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan
Abstract 6 | PDF Downloads 6

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Conservative methotrexate treatment of a scar pregnancy case: adding evidence to the evidence.

Claudia Ligorio, Ugo Indraccolo, Danila Morano, Pantaleo Greco
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Evaluation of Growth Differentiation Factor-15 in Patients with or without Coronary Artery Disease

Shima Hassanzadeh Daloee, Nima Nakhaei, Mahdy Hassanzadeh Daloee, Mahmood Mahmoodi, Maral Barzegar-Amini
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Preoperative anxiety: what are we really doing?

Pasquale Buonanno, Maria Vargas, Annachiara Marra, Carmine Iacovazzo, Giuseppe Servillo
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Osteoclast: like giant cell undiferrentiated pancreatic tumor diagnosed by means of EUS guided FNA

Alexandra Kalogeraki, Ioannis Mouzas, Ioannis E Koutroubakis, Eleni Moustou, Eleni Lappa, Dimitrios Tamiolakis, Aggeliki Machaira, Eleni Orfanoudaki, Evangelos Kalaitzakis
Abstract 32 | PDF Downloads 0

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The Association between Glycemic Control with Oxidant Status Parameters in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Maryam Saberi-Karimian, Abdolreza Norouzy
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The Assessment of Student Doctors’ attitude towards disabled people after teaching them a module

hafid arabi, latifa Adarmouch, ghassan Ahmed Eladip
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A real world investigation on prevalence, clinical features, and therapy of inflammatory bowel disease in the city of Messina, Italy.

Alessandra Belvedere, Riccardo Scoglio, Anna Viola, Giuseppe Costantino, Aldo Sitibondo, Marco Muscianisi, Santi Inferrera, Angela Alibrandi, Walter Fries
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MicroRNAs as biomarkers for breast cancer

Duran Canatan, Yonca Sönmez, Özlem Yılmaz, Abdullah Çim, Hasan Şenol Coşkun, Sema Sezgin Göksu, Selda Ucar , Mehmet Rıfkı Aktekin
Abstract 46 | PDF Downloads 6

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Platelet-rich Plasma use for facial rejuvenation: a clinical trial and review of current literature

Mahnaz Banihashemi , Naghmeh Zabolinejad, Maryam Salehi , Daryoush Hamidi Alamdari, Solmaz Nakhaizadeh
Abstract 16 | PDF Downloads 0

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Criteria of prescription of antibiotics and systemic corticosteroids among pulmonologists and general practictioners during asthma and COPD exacerbations: a southern Italian survey

silvano dragonieri, Pierluigi Carratu, Teresa Ranieri, Giovanna Elisiana Carpagnano, Onofrio Resta
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Multi-Detector CT Enterography to detect jejunal angiodysplasia: challenging cause of gastrointestinal bleeding

Giuseppe Runza, Filippo Barbiera, Erica Maffei, Bruna Punzo, Carlo Cavaliere, Filippo Cademartiri
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Cerebrospinal fluid and intraoperative squash cytology of childhood ependymoma

Alexandra Kalogeraki, Dimitrios Tamiolakis, Eleni Moustou, Ioannis Panayiotides, Andreas Yannopoulos , Antonios Vakis, Nikolaos Katzilakis, Eftichia Stiakaki
Abstract 73 | PDF Downloads 5

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

Entesar Z Dalah, Hayder A. Hasan, Mohammed I. Madkour, Abdulmunhem Obaideen, Moez Al-Islam E. Faris
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Spontaneous abdominal bleeding associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection: causality or coincidence?

Bruno Sposato, Leonardo Croci, Maurizio Di Tomassi, Camilla Puttini, Carmela Olivieri, Mario Alessandri, Maria Cristina Ronchi, Elisa Donati, Alessio Garcea, Angelica Brazzi, Maria Giovanna Migliorini, Silvia Chigiotti, Nikolaos Nikiforakis, Tiziana Carli, Elena Canneti, Francesco Strambio, Cristina Cellini, Claudia Nardangeli, Maria Pia Allegri, Francesco Bianchi, Claudio Bettini, Marco Perruzza, Nicola Lanzarone, Lucia Valentini, Paolo Orselli, Marco Solari, Salvatore Cardaci, Marco Nofri, Giorgia Angeli, Francesca Mangani, Elio Aloia, Alessandro Lanari, Marta Corridi, Genni Spargi, Antonio Perrella, Cesira Nencioni
Abstract 82 | PDF Downloads 12

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Cardiovascular impact of COVID-19: an array of presentations

Hira Maab, Faryal Mustafa, Syeda Javeria Shabbir
Abstract 223 | PDF Downloads 13

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Information obligation in surgery

natale mario di luca, Alessandro del Rio
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Intraoperative squash Cytology of Grade-II Astrocytoma of the Cerebellum

ALEXANDRA KALOGERAKI, Dimitrios Tamiolakis, Iris Zoi, John Segredakis, Antonios Vakis
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Interleukin 9 serum level and single nucleotide polymorphism in patients with asthma

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

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

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

Giuseppe Guarro, Federico Cozzani, Matteo Rossini, Elena Bonati, Paolo Del Rio
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Arthroscopic-assisted reduction and fixation of proximal tibial fractures: personal surgical technique.

Riccardo Compagnoni, Alessio Maione, Filippo Calanna, Paolo Ferrua, Pietro Simone Randelli
Abstract 101 | PDF Downloads 25

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

Saeed Hosseninia, Aslan Ameli, Mohammad Reza Aslani, Farhad Pourfarzi, Hassan Ghobadi
Abstract 176 | PDF Downloads 1

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

Mahmood B. Aldapt, Mohamed Yassin
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Priapism in Patients with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML): A Systematic Review

Elrazi Ali, Ashraf Soliman, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Doris Nussbaumer, Mohamed Yassin
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Pediatric inflammatory multisystem disease in children with COVID-19 - Reply

Lorenzo Iughetti
Abstract 44 | PDF Downloads 0

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

Valerio Andreozzi, Fabio Marzilli, Mario Muselli, Leonardo Previ, Matteo Romano Cantagalli, Giorgio Princi, Matteo Guzzini, Andrea Ferretti
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COVID 19 pandemic pandemic and lockdown: A double whammy for patients with thalassemia.

Shruti Kakkar, Vaneet Anand, Priyanka Dewan, Praveen Sobti
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The Effect of Pethidine Analgesia on Labor Duration and Maternal-Fetal Outcomes

Pinar Kadirogullari, Pinar Yalcin Bahat, Busra Sahin, Ilker Gonen, Kerem Doga Seckin
Abstract 109 | PDF Downloads 2

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

Clelia Cipolla, Antonietta Curatola, Serena Ferretti, Giulia Giugno, Chiara Condemi, Angelica Bibiana Delogu, Lisa Birritella, Ilaria Lazzareschi
Abstract 13 | PDF Downloads 0

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

Fabrizio Ferrara, Valter Galmarini, Piermario Tosco, Giampaolo Molinari, Roberto Maria Capelli
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COVID-19 lockdown and seasonal allergic rhinitis: our experience in 40 patients

Matteo Gelardi, Eleonora Trecca, Francesca Fortunato, Lucia Iannuzzi, Gianluca Ronca, Nicola Quaranta, Michele Cassano
Abstract 6 | PDF Downloads 1

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The outcomes of surgical management of failed two-stage revision knee arthroplasty

Carla Maden, Monketh Jaibaji, Sujith Konan, Luigi Zargra, Matteo Borella, Adrian Harvey, Andrea Volpin
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Knowledge, attitude and anxiety about the current COVID-19 outbreak. Elazig city sample

Burkay Yakar, Erhan Onalan, Gamzecan Karakaya, Edibe Pirincci, Ramazan Fazil Akkoc, Suleyman Aydın
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Management of skin damage of health workers’ face: the role of plastic surgery in the time of Pandemic

Roberto Cuomo, Francesco Ruben Giardino, Mirco Pozzi, Giuseppe Nisi, Andrea Sisti, Jingjian Han, Angelo Nuzzo, Alessia Muratori, Emanuele Cigna, Luigi Losco, Luca Grimaldi
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Allergen immunotherapy for house dust mite-induced rhinitis: prescriptive criteria

Erminia Ridolo, Cristoforo Incorvaia, Giorgio Ciprandi
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Forensic Pathologist’s Dilemma in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

Himanshu Khajuria, Biswa P Nayak
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Artificial neural network model from a case series of COVID-19 patients: a prognostic analysis.

Sergio Venturini, Daniele Orso, Francesco Cugini, Massimo Crapis, Sara Fossati, Astrid Callegari, Tommaso Pellis, Dario Carmelo Tomasello, Maurizio Tonizzo, Alessandro Grembiale, Natascia D'Andrea, Luigi Vetrugno, Tiziana Bove
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COVID-19 pandemic in an Italian obstetric department: sharing our experience.

Lorenza Driul, Francesco Meroi, Fabiana Cecchini, Alessia Sala, Daniele Orso, Diana Padovani, Serena Rovida, Teresa Dogareschi, Luigi Vetrugno, Tiziana Bove
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Analysis of the time evolution of COVID-19 lethality during the first epidemic wave in Italy

Nicole Balasco , Vincenzo d’Alessandro, Pietro Ferrara, Giovanni Smaldone, Luigi Vitagliano
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Learning from the Italian experience during COVID-19 pandemic waves: be prepared and mind some crucial aspects.

Cristian Deana, Serena Rovida, Daniele Orso, Tiziana Bove, Flavio Bassi, Amato De Monte, Luigi Vetrugno
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Wounds morphologic assessment: application and reproducibility of a virtual measuring system, pilot study

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

Marianna Faggiani, Alice Piccato, Chiara Baroni, Salvatore Risitano, Luigi Giulio Conforti
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Dermoid Cyst of the retroauricular region: a rare clinicopathological entity

Maria Paola Alberici, Sebastiano Franzini, Sauro Tassi, Filippo Di Lella, Maurizio Negri
Abstract 39 | PDF Downloads 3

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Incidence of deep venous thrombosis in patients with both Pulmonary Embolism and COPD

giorgio castellana, Pierluigi Intiglietta, silvano dragonieri, paolo buonamico, pierluigi carratù, alberto capozzolo, giovanna elisiana carpagnano
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Nocturnal non invasive ventilation in normocapnic cystic fibrosis patients: a pilot study

Maria Papale, Giuseppe Parisi, Lucia Spicuzza, Novella Rotolo, Enza Mulè, Donatella Aloisio, Sara Manti, Salvatore Leonardi
Abstract 8 | PDF Downloads 0

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Management of pediatric cardiac surgery wound: a literature review

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

Salama E, husam salama Salama, S Alobaidly
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How do students approach the study of the History of Medicine? Some considerations after the final exams at the first year and fourth year.

Emanuele Armocida, Nicolò Nicoli Aldini, Ovidio Bussolati
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Endoscopic mucosal resection of a large inflammatory fibroid polyp (Vanek’s tumor): a case report

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

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

Cristina De Rose, Danilo Buonsenso, Gabriella De Rosa, Antonio Chiaretti
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Dorsally displaced distal radius fractures: introduction of Pacetti’s line as radiological measurement to predict dorsal fracture displacement

Valerio Pace, Riccardo Maria Lanzetti, Teresa Venditto, Chang Park, Woo Jae Kim, Auro Caraffa
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Defective Cortisol Secretion in Response to Spontaneous Hypoglycemia but Normal Cortisol Response to ACTH stimulation in neonates with Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia (HH).

Shayma Ahmed, Ashraf Soliman, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Fawzia Alyafie, Nada Alaaraj, Noor Hamed, Hamdy A Ali, Abdulla Kamal
Abstract 11 | PDF Downloads 7

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Inter-observer concordance in normal and pathological findings of the hip joint in plain radiographs.

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

Mona Al-Ahmad, Edin Jusufovic, Nermina Arifhodzic, Jasmina Nurkic
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Oncologic outcomes of salvage high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) in radiorecurrent prostate cancer. A systematic review.

Umberto Maestroni, Alessandro Tafuri, Francesco Dinale, Davide Campobasso, Alessandro Antonelli, Francesco Ziglioli
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Is 2020 the golden year of Otolaryngology research? The impact of COVID-19 on the Italian academic production

Eleonora Trecca, Pier Gerardo Marano, Matteo Gelardi, Lazzaro Cassano, Giannandrea Francesco Verzicco, Aurelio D'Ecclesia, Michele Cassano, Francesco Longo
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A breakthrough in research on depression screening: from validation to efficacy studies

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

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

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

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

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

Valerio Pace, Pasquale Sessa, Matteo Guzzini, Marco Spoliti, Alessandro Carcangiu, Natale Criseo, Alessandro Giai Via, Luigi Meccariello, Auro Caraffa, Riccardo Maria Lanzetti
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Could the COVID-19 Positive Asymptomatic Tobacco Smoker be a Silent Superspeader?

Yves Muscat Baron
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Cognitive Biases Affecting the Maintenance of COVID-19 Pandemic

Kawthar Mohamed, Niloufar Yazdanpanah, Amene Saghazadeh, Nima Rezaei
Abstract 1 | PDF Downloads 0

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High Power Laser Therapy and Glucosamine sulfate in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: a single blinded randomized controlled trial

Antonio Ammendolia, Nicola Marotta, Cinzia Marinaro, Andrea Demeco, Paolo Mondardini, Cosimo Costantino
Abstract 8 |

Analysis of Suicide Cases: A 3-year EMS Experience

eren, İshak şan, Semih Korkut, Selvi Kayıpmaz, Burak Bekgöz
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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
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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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Current Issue

Vol. 92 No. 1 (2021): COVID-19 Update

Published: 05-03-2021

Editorial

Aging delay: of mice and men

Vladimir Anisimov
Abstract 68 | PDF Downloads 44

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Debate

Inexplicable COVID-19! Would pathological autopsy be the panacea?

Utsav Parekh, Tanuj Kanchan, Kewal Krishan
Abstract 162 | PDF Downloads 66

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ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS/COMMENTARIES - SPECIAL COVID19

Seroprevalence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection in an Italian cohort in Marche Region, Italy

Mauro De Santi, Aurora Diotallevi, Giorgio Brandi
Abstract 93 | PDF Downloads 56

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Air pollutants and SARS-CoV-2 in 33 European countries.

Rosalba Lembo, Giovanni Landoni, Lorenzo Cianfanelli, Antonio Frontera
Abstract 198 | PDF Downloads 69

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A cluster analysis of epidemiological and clinical factors associated with the accumulation process of the burden of COVID-19 in European countries

Sajad Shojaee, Pegah Eslami, Arash Dooghaie Moghadam, Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi, Sara Ashtari, Amir Vahedian-Azimi, Mohammad Reza Zali
Abstract 133 | PDF Downloads 40

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Brazil before and during COVID-19 pandemic: Impact on the practice and habits of physical exercise

Anelise Sonza, Danubia da Cunha de Sá-Caputo, José Alexandre Bachur, Maria das Graças Rodrigues de Araújo, Karen Valadares Trippo Valadares Trippo, Dirceu Ribeiro Nogueira da Gama Ribeiro Nogueira da Gama, Daniel Lago Borges, Vanessa Amaral Mendonça, Mario Bernardo-Filho
Abstract 297 | PDF Downloads 56

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Proximal humerus fractures in COVID-19 lockdown: the experience of three orthopedics and traumatology departments in the first ten weeks of the Italian epidemic

Pietro Maniscalco, corrado ciatti, serena gattoni, fabrizio quattrini, calogero puma pagliarello, angela caterina patane', patrizio capelli, filippo banchini, fabrizio rivera, francesco sanna, daniela nonne, bruno di maggio, gabriele scaravilli
Abstract 109 | PDF Downloads 45

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REVIEWS/FOCUS ON - SPECIAL COVID19

Covid-19 and diet: an evaluation of information available on internet in Italy

Roberto Ambra, Raffaella Canali, Gianni Pastore, Fausta Natella
Abstract 162 | PDF Downloads 63

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Potential Prophylactic and Therapeutic Effects of Respiratory Physiotherapy for COVID-19

Narges Shakerian, Razieh Mofateh, Amene Saghazadeh, Niloofar Rezaei, Nima Rezaei
Abstract 279 | PDF Downloads 61

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Tuberculosis and COVID-19 Co-infection: An Updated Review

Ajay Mishra, Anu Anna George, Kamal Kant Sahu, Amos Lal, George Abraham
Abstract 291 | PDF Downloads 93

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The Role of Medical Students During COVID-19 Era. A Review.

Elli Magklara, Stavros Angelis, Eirini Solia, Antonios Katsimantas, Georgia Kourlaba, Georgios Kostakis, Georgios Tsakotos, Theoklis Zaoutis, Dimitrios Filippou
Abstract 178 | PDF Downloads 95

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Risk management during COVID-19: safety procedures for otolaryngologists

Giacomo Spinato, Piergiorgio Gaudioso, Paolo Boscolo Rizzo, Cristoforo Fabbris, Anna Menegaldo, Francesca Mularoni, Bhuvanesh Singh, Antonino Maniaci, Salvatore Cocuzza, Daniele Frezza
Abstract 158 | PDF Downloads 79

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CORRESPONDENCE - SPECIAL COVID19

Low dose radiotherapy for COVID pneumonia: Irradiate to Eradicate – Will it be possible?

Kunal Deokar, Benhur Joel Shadrach, Gopal Chawla, Shahir Asfahan, Naveen Dutt, Ram Niwas, Mehul Agarwal, Aneesa Shahul S
Abstract 94 | PDF Downloads 28

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Need to promote healthy lifestyle as primary prevention to the COVID-19 and to improve the immune response to vaccines

Miguel Á De la Cámara, Ana I Pardos-Sevilla, Augusto Jiménez-Fuente, Óscar L Veiga
Abstract 71 | PDF Downloads 24

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COVID-19 and the need for stringent rules on data sharing

Kewal Krishan, Tanuj Kanchan
Abstract 65 | PDF Downloads 21

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CASE REPORTS - SPECIAL COVID19

Dermatological manifestations during COVID-19 infection: a case series and discussion on the problem of differential diagnosis.

Erminia Ridolo, Francesco Pucciarini, Alessandro Barone, Antonio Nouvenne, Tiziana Meschi, Silvia Peveri, Cristoforo Incorvaia
Abstract 258 | PDF Downloads 128

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Reviews

Updates on Rabies virus disease: is evolution toward “Zombie virus” a tangible threat?

Giuseppe Lippi, Gianfranco Cervellin
Abstract 273 | PDF Downloads 76

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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
Abstract 85 | PDF Downloads 28

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Clinical pathways and patient-related outcomes in hospital-based settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Laura Trimarchi, Rosario Caruso, Giorgio Magon, Anna Odone, Cristina Arrigoni
Abstract 95 | PDF Downloads 67

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Original articles

Periodontal disease among non-diabetic Coronary Heart Disease patients. A case-control study

Jenisha Patel, Kulkarni Suhas, Dolar Doshi, Pawan Poddar, Adepu Srilatha, Kommuri Sahithi Reddy
Abstract 69 | PDF Downloads 41

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Symmetry of postural tone in right homogeneous functional laterality evaluated by Fukuda test

Hafid Arabi, Latifa Adarmouch
Abstract 26 | PDF Downloads 42

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Assessing the regional policies of Italian regions in managing the Cesarean delivery phenomenon: a fractal analysis.

Ugo Indraccolo, Beatrice Bianchi, Chiara Borghi, Pantaleo Greco
Abstract 40 | PDF Downloads 28

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Diagnostic value of chest spiral CT scan and Doppler echocardiography compared to right heart catheterization to predict pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients with scleroderma

Siavash Kooranifar, Roozbeh Naghshin, Seyed Hashem Sezavar, Shokoufeh Hajsadeghi, Seyed Mehdi Talebzadeh
Abstract 84 | PDF Downloads 66

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Investigating changes in calcium, phosphorus, alkaline phosphatase, and 25-hydroxy Vitamin D after surgical repair of fractures of femur or tibia

Amir Sobhani Eraghi, Saba Saberi, Borzouyeh Molazemsanandaji, Alireza Ghaznavi
Abstract 79 | PDF Downloads 20

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Shared care plan: an extraordinary tool for the personalization of medicine and respect for self-determination

Greta Bevilacqua, Matteo Bolcato, Daniele Rodriguez, Anna Aprile
Abstract 118 | PDF Downloads 30

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Correlation between flu and Wikipedia’s pages visualization

Vincenza Gianfredi, Omar Enzo Santangelo, Sandro Provenzano
Abstract 109 | PDF Downloads 94

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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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Concomitant Substance Use Increases the Toxic Effect of synthetic cannabinoid (Bonsai): A Prospective Study

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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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Congenital malformations potentially affecting respiratory function: multidisciplinary 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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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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Synchronous and metachronous colorectal liver metastases: impact of primary tumor location on patterns of recurrence and survival after hepatic resection

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Synergic use of botulinum toxin injection and radial extracorporeal shockwave therapy in Multiple Sclerosis spasticity.

Cinzia Marinaro, Cosimo Costantino, Oriana d'Esposito, Marianna Barletta, Angelo Indino, Gerardo de Scorpio, Antonio Ammendolia
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First metatarsal extracapsular osteotomy to treat moderate hallux valgus deformity: the modified Wilson-SERI techinique

Georgios Touloupakis, Stefano Ghirardelli, Matteo Del Re, Pier Francesco Indelli, Guido Antonini
Abstract 69 | PDF Downloads 49

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Optimal Blood Glucose Monitoring Interval for Insulin Infusion in Critically Ill Non-Cardiothoracic Patients: A Pilot Study

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Evaluation of safety and tolerability of a rush up-dosing allergen-specific immunotherapy with grass pollen, birch, hazel, and alder allergoid in children with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, with or without asthma.

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Short papers

Cetirizine modifies quality of life and symptoms in children with seasonal allergic rhinitis: a pilot study

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Focus On

Food Dependent Exercise-Induced Anaphylaxis in pediatric age. Can we trust the oral food challenge with exercise and acetylsalicylic acid?

Stefano Miceli Sopo, Mariannita Gelsomino, Ester Del Vescovo, Giulia Bersani
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Medical Humanities

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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”

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The effect of sucralfate-containing ointment on quality of life in people with symptoms associated with haemorrhoidal disease and its complications: the results of the EMOCARE survey

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Case Reports

Apathetic encephalopathy in thyreotoxicosis: an unsual cause of wernicke encephalopathy and osmotic demyelinating syndrome

Carlotta Mutti, Rosario Ciliento, Liborio Parrino, Irene Florindo, Giovanni Pavesi, Lucia Zinno
Abstract 60 | PDF Downloads 35

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Copper deficiency-associated myelopathy in cryptogenic hyperzincemia: a case report

Carlotta Mutti, Veronica Bazzurri, Elena Tsantes, Erica Curti, Liborio Parrino, Franco Granella
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e-Letters: Comments and Responses

Diagnosis and management of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas. An Useful Update with a Noteworthy Tip

Damiano Bisogni, Michele Rossi, Fabio Staderini, Giancarlo Freschi, Roberto Manetti, Luca Talamucci
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Is direct per-oral pancreatoscopy a standardized technique for the diagnosis of pancreatic lesions? - Reply

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Letters to the Editor

The relationship between the xenotransplantation limitations and Charles Darwin theory on human evolution

Ignazio Condello, Salvatore Condello
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Rare anemias in adolescents

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Understanding the complex role of mTORC as an intracellular critical mediator of whole-body metabolism in anorexia nervosa: A mini review.

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