Published: 2020-03-19

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Original articles

The prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in medical outpatients: results of a survey among italian general practitioners

Marco Badinella Martini, Francesco Dentali, Andrea Pizzini, Fabrizio D'Ascenzo, Luigi Fenoglio, Fulvio Pomero
Abstract 232 | PDF Downloads 126 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8275

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Effects of D-Mannose, ElliroseTM and Lactobacillus Plantarum in treatment of urinary tract recurrent infections (rUTIs): A survey of urologists knowledge about its clinical application.

Riccardo Milandri, Tommaso Bocchialini, Matteo Maltagliati, Cotugno Michele, Elisa Simonetti, Ferretti Stefania, Umberto Vittorio Maestroni, Bernardo Maria Cesare Rocco, Salvatore Micali
Abstract 285 | PDF Downloads 130 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8607

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Influence of various environmental factors on the growth of children and adolescents in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Abdulmoein Eid Al-Agha, Alyaa Adam, Anhar Almaghrabi, Asmaa Zainalabidin, Hajar Mohammed Ahmed, Rawan A. Almuwallad, Shaima H. Aljahdali, Shuruq Alharbi, Wijdan Alhowig
Abstract 425 | PDF Downloads 128 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8500

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Preliminary experience in the treatment of hip necrosis with BIOS screws associated with growth factors

Giacomo Strigini, Laura Ghidoni, Fabrizio Quattrini, Giorgio Bellina, Corrado Ciatti, Caterina Fiazza, Pietro Maniscalco
Abstract 139 | PDF Downloads 69 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.7090

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Gas gangrene, diabetes and amputations of upper extremities

Jose Maria Pereira de Godoy, Maria de Fatima Guerreiro Godoy
Abstract 145 | PDF Downloads 61 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.7287

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Biochemical, immunochemical and serology analytes validation of the lithium heparin BD Barricor blood collection tube on a highly automated Roche COBAS8000 instrument

Davide Ferrari, Marta Strollo, Matteo Vidali, Andrea Motta, Marina Pontillo, Massimo Locatelli
Abstract 182 | PDF Downloads 104 Suppl file Downloads 5 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9195

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Serum irisin levels as a potential marker for diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus

Majid Jawad AL-Ghazali, Hanaa Addai Ali, Mohauman Mohammad AL-Rufaie
Abstract 360 | PDF Downloads 303 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.7675

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Intraoperative neuromonitoring in traditional and miniinvasive thyroidectomy. A single center experience in 1652 nerve at risk.

Piercosimo Nisi, Giovanna Piva, Federico Cozzani, Matteo Rossini, Elena Bonati, Cristiana Madoni, Elena Giovanna Bignami, Paolo Del Rio
Abstract 180 | PDF Downloads 110 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8335

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A preliminary report on the use of Midodrine in treating refractory gastroesophageal disease: Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial

Kamran Bagheri Lankarani, Gholam Reza Sivandzadeh, Marziyeh Zare, Mohammadali Nejati, Ramin Niknam, Ali Reza Taghavi, Fardad Ejtehadi, Mahvash Alizade Naini, Maryam Moini, Mohammad Hossein Anbardar, Payam Peymani
Abstract 162 | PDF Downloads 77 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8486

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Amino acids and fatty acids in patients with beta thalassemia major

Tugba Koca, Duran Canatan, Ahmet Rifat Örmeci, Yavuz Savas Koca, Handan Duman, Aslı Baykal, Mustafa Akcam
Abstract 137 | PDF Downloads 84 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.7266

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Enhancing self-resources in patients with chronic diseases: development and initial validation of the Disease and Care Management Score

Annalisa Pennini, Arianna Magon, Antonio Colangelo, Bruno Ferraro, Rosario Caruso
Abstract 101 | PDF Downloads 47 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8054

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Focus On

Allergic rhinoconjunctivitis: pathophysiological mechanism and new therapeutic approach

Giorgio Ciprandi, Salvatore Leonardi, Anna Maria Zicari, Maria Angela Tosca, Gianluigi Marseglia
Abstract 146 | PDF Downloads 76 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9274

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Complementary treatment of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis: the role of the nutraceutical Lertal(R)

Gianluigi Marseglia, Amelia Licari, Giorgio Ciprandi
Abstract 235 | PDF Downloads 73 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9275

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Medical Humanities

Cosmotellurism in Lombroso’s work

Rosagemma Ciliberti, Marta Licata, Chiara Tesi, Roberta Fusco, Giuseppe Armocida
Abstract 80 | PDF Downloads 70 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8635

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History of use and abuse of X-ray: the early 20th century Italian pediatrics school

Maria Francesca Vardeu, Omar Larentis, Ignazio Vecchio, Ilaria Gorini, Mariano Martini, Nicola Bragazzi, Antonello D'Ambra, Martino Ruggieri, Cristina Tornali
Abstract 104 | PDF Downloads 74 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8646

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Case Reports

Post-amputation neuroma of radial nerve in a patient with ephitelioid sarcoma: case report and literature review

Fabio Sandomenico, Antonio Corvino, Sergio Venanzio Setola, Igino Simonetti, Mauro Porcaro, Piero Trovato, Orlando Catalano, Antonella Petrillo
Abstract 317 | PDF Downloads 127 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8510

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An unusual cause of Steven-Johnson Syndrome

Claudia De Guido, Adriana Calderaro, Maria Beatrice Ruozi, Valentina Maffini, Margherita Varini, Irene Lapetina, Monica Rubini, Sara Montecchini, Carlo Caffarelli, Icilio Dodi
Abstract 212 | PDF Downloads 150 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.7692

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Rotigotine effect in prolonged disturbance of consciousness. Brief report of two cases

Fabio Massimo Corsi, Carmela Gerace, Monica Ricci
Abstract 84 | PDF Downloads 49 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.7659

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Anaphylactic cardiovascular collapse manifesting as myocardial infarction following salad consumption. A case of Kounis variant type I syndrome.

Sophia Vaina, Christina Chrysohoou, Laura Bonfanti, Nicholas George Kounis, Gianfranco Cervellin, Georgios Georgiopoulos, Dimitris Tousoulis
Abstract 180 | PDF Downloads 116 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8176

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Treatment of haemorrhoidal disease with micronized purified flavonoid fraction and sucralfate ointment

Antonino Amaturo, Massimo Meucci, Francesco Saverio Mari
Abstract 307 | PDF Downloads 133 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9361

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e-Letters: Comments and Responses

Dasatinib induced pleuro–pericardial effusion

Ajay Kumar Mishra, Kamal Kant Sahu, Sudesh Kaul, Amos Lal
Abstract 222 | PDF Downloads 207 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8914

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Dasatinib induced pleural effusions - Reply

Mohammad AJ Abdulla, Mohamed A Yassin
Abstract 198 | PDF Downloads 83 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9263

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Ciliated nasal epithelial cells damage and human rhinovirus infection: cytological findings

Rafael Martinez-Giron, Hugo Cornelis van Woerden, Cristina Martínez-Torre
Abstract 213 | PDF Downloads 107 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.8924

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Nasal cytology identifies healthy and damaged nasal epithelial cells - Reply

Giorgio Ciprandi, Matteo Gelardi
Abstract 136 | PDF Downloads 47 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9264

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2019’s top papers in General Medicine

Pros and Cons in general medicine and geriatrics, 2019

Domenico Cucinotta
Abstract 113 | PDF Downloads 45 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9221

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Debate

WHO Declares COVID-19 a Pandemic

Domenico Cucinotta, Maurizio Vanelli
Abstract 19714 | PDF Downloads 8302 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9397

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New Frontiers

Natural small molecules as inhibitors of coronavirus lipid-dependent attachment to host cells: a possible strategy for reducing SARS-COV-2 infectivity?

Mirko Baglivo, Manuela Baronio, Giuseppe Natalini, Tommaso Beccari, Pietro Chiurazzi, Ezio Fulcheri, Paolo Pietro Petralia, Sandro Michelini, Giovanni Fiorentini, Giacinto Abele Miggiano, Assunta Morresi, Gerolamo Tonini, Matteo Bertelli
Abstract 8651 | PDF Downloads 4481 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9402

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ADOLESCENT ENDOCRINOLOGY UPDATE (Editor: Vincenzo De Sanctis)

Current approach to the clinical care of adolescents with gender dysphoria

Andreas Kyriakou, Nicolas C. Nicolaides, Nicos Skordis
Abstract 275 | PDF Downloads 229 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9244

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Striae distensae in adolescents: A mini review

Heba Elsedfy
Abstract 276 | PDF Downloads 114 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9248

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Prevalence, attitude and practice of self-medication among adolescents and the paradigm of dysmenorrhea self-care management in different countries

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf T Soliman, Shahina Daar, Salvatore Di Maio , Rania Elalaily, Bernadette Fiscina, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 365 | PDF Downloads 320 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v91i1.9242

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