Published: 03-11-2021

ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS/COMMENTARIES - SPECIAL COVID19

The management of the Sars-CoV-2 pandemic in Italy, lessons earnt and reflections for the future

Manuel Maffeo, Antonio Azara, Enrico Di Rosa, Luigi Bertinato, Claudio Garbelli, Silvana Castaldi
Abstract 483 | PDF Downloads 265 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11923

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Changes in volumes and severity of surgical urgencies during the first two COVID-19 pandemic waves in a regional hospital network.

Alessandro Carrara, Dalia Amabile, Riccardo Pertile, Federico Reich, Francesca Laura Nava, Paolo Moscatelli, Luigi Pellecchia, Michele Motter, Orazio Zappalà, Gianmarco Ghezzi, Pierpaolo Benetollo, Giuseppe Tirone
Abstract 252 | PDF Downloads 186 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11620

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The epidemiology of proximal femur fractures during COVID-19 emergency in Italy: a multicentric study

Corrado Ciatti, Pietro Maniscalco, Fabrizio Quattrini, Serena Gattoni, Alessandra Magro, Patrizio Capelli, Filippo Banchini, Caterina Fiazza, Vito Pavone, Calogero Puma Pagliarello, Fabiana Valenti, Giulio Maccauro, Michele Cauteruccio, Riccardo Accetta, Giuseppe Basile, Carlo Ruosi, Fabio Di Santo, Nicola Orabona, Cristiano Coppola, Dario Perugia, Riccardo Maria Lanzetti, Mauro Roselli, Giuseppina Montanari, Francesco Benazzo, Mario Mosconi, Loris Perticarini, Vito Pesce, Giuseppe Maccagnano, Lorenzo Moretti, Biagio Moretti, Giuseppe Solarino
Abstract 538 | PDF Downloads 278 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11925

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Reorganizing stroke and neurological intensive care during the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany

Niklas Alexander Kämpfer, Andrea Naldi, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Klaus Fassbender, Martin Lesmeister, Piergiorgio Lochner
Abstract 410 | PDF Downloads 271 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.10418

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COVID-19 respiratory support outside the ICU's doors. An observational study for a new operative strategy

Elena Bignami , Valentina Bellini, Giada Maspero, Barbara Pifferi, Leonardo Fortunati Rossi, Andrea Ticinesi, Michelangelo Craca, Tiziana Meschi, Marco Baciarello
Abstract 515 | PDF Downloads 264 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11417

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OHCA survey in Lombardy: comparison between years 2014 and 2019 (pre COVID-19)

Mirko Andreoletti, Rodolfo Bonora, Marco Botteri, Cinzia Licia Villa, Giuseppe Maria Sechi, Alberto Zoli, Guido Francesco Villa
Abstract 361 | PDF Downloads 281 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11804

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How COVID-19 pandemic has changed elective surgery: the experience in a general surgery unit at a COVID-hospital

Mario Giuffrida, Federico Cozzani; Matteo Rossini; Elena Bonati, Paolo Del Rio
Abstract 278 | PDF Downloads 142 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.10296

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REVIEWS/FOCUS ON - SPECIAL COVID19

Occurrence of SARS-CoV-2 infection among healthcare personnel: results from an early systematic review and meta-analysis.

Matteo Riccò, Giovanni Gualerzi, Silvia Ranzieri, Simona Peruzzi, Marina Valente, Federico Marchesi, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Carlo Signorelli
Abstract 760 | PDF Downloads 334 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.10438

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How Stable Ischemic Heart Disease Leads to Acute Coronary Syndrome in COVID-19?

Melika Shafeghat, Arya Aminorroaya, Nima Rezaei
Abstract 414 | PDF Downloads 310 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.12013

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Medically assisted procreation in times of COVID-19: what impact on health care system organization and the reproductive rights of couples?

Giuseppe Rallo, Francesca Negro, Francesca Consalvo, Valeria Piersanti, Susanna Marinelli
Abstract 460 | PDF Downloads 243 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11900

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CASE REPORTS - SPECIAL COVID19

Recurrent Status Epilepticus and SARS-CoV-2 infection: the “perfect storm”

Giada Pauletto, Annacarmen Nilo, Cristian Deana, Lorenzo Verriello, Ilaria Del Negro, Christian Lettieri, Luigi Vetrugno, Mariarosaria Valente, Gian Luigi Gigli
Abstract 519 | PDF Downloads 247 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11593

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CORRESPONDENCE - SPECIAL COVID19

Nepal’s COVID-19 Crisis: A Global Call to Arms

Upasana Maskey, Yub Raj Sedhai, Alok Atreya, Aasim Kidwai
Abstract 263 | PDF Downloads 169 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.12129

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Epidemiological analysis on children and adolescents with COVID-19 in a central area of Calabria region: one year of pandemia

Valentina Talarico, Katia Roppa, Teresa Alcaro, Maria Vinci, Pasquale Minchella, Giuseppe Raiola
Abstract 202 | PDF Downloads 141 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11769

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

A Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Reference Range: Iranian Thyroid Cohort study

Rokhsareh Meamar, Awat Feizi, Ashraf Aminorroaya, Massoud Amini; Maryam nasri; Azamosadat Tabatabaei, Majid Abyar
Abstract 286 | PDF Downloads 343 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.9643

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Diagnostic significance of combining D-dimer with high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I for improving the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism in the emergency department

Laura Bonfanti, Gianfranco Cervellin, Simone Calamai, Marco Lunian, Rosalia Aloe, Giuseppe Lippi
Abstract 399 | PDF Downloads 226 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.9752

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Postoperative outcomes in total hip arthroplasty following femoral head avascular necrosis in HIV-positive patients.

Alfonso Manzotti, Marco Larghi, Emanuele Placenza, Francesca Susini, Miriam Grassi
Abstract 275 | PDF Downloads 217 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.9917

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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
Abstract 361 | PDF Downloads 134 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11179

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The metastatic lymph node ratio is a better prognostic factor than the number of metastatic limph node after curative resection for gastric cancer

Mario Giuffrida, Lorenzo Viani, Gioacchino Giovanni Iapichino; Federico Cozzani; Paolo Dell'Abate, Paolo Del Rio
Abstract 362 | PDF Downloads 165 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.9682

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Correlation of Serum Decoy Receptor 3 and Interleukin-6 with Severity of Coronary Artery Diseases in Male Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients

Hossein Doustkami, Leli Avesta, Behzad Babapour, Mohammad Hossein Boskabady, Ali Nikoukhesal, Mohammad Reza Aslani
Abstract 454 | PDF Downloads 203 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.9711

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Prolactin Level in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): An approach to the diagnosis and management

Zahra Davoudi, Farnaz Araghi, Maryam Vahedi, Navid Mokhtari, Mehdi Gheisari
Abstract 4098 | PDF Downloads 626 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.9866

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The No-reflow Phenomenon: Is it Predictable by Demographic factors and Routine Laboratory Data?

Mohammadhasan Namazi, Elham Mahmoudi, Morteza Safi, Yaser Jenab, Hossein Vakili, Habibollah Saadat, Saeed Alipour Parsa, Isa Khaheshi, Azita Hajhossein Talasaz, Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Mohammadreza Tabary, Hamidreza Poorhosseini
Abstract 402 | PDF Downloads 258 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.10053

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Fissurectomy and anoplasty in posterior normotensive chronic anal fissure

Beatrice D'Orazio, Bianca Cudia, Sebastiano Bonventre, Fausto Famà, Carmelo Sciumé, Bianca Cudia, Dario Calì, Giovanni Corbo, Gaetano Di Vita, Girolamo Geraci
Abstract 491 | PDF Downloads 208 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11200

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Clinical and metabolic characteristics of children with hybrid diabetes mellitus (HD) compared to children with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM): A preliminary comparative study

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf Soliman, Fawzia Alyafei, Nada Alaaraj, Shayma Ahmed, Ahmed Elawwa, Noor Hamed
Abstract 541 | PDF Downloads 260 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11598

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Multifocality in patients treated for papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: a preliminary analysis of related risk factors.

Paolo Del Rio, Tommaso Loderer, Mario Giuffrida, Federico Cozzani, Matteo Rossini, Deborah Bonfili, Elena Bonati
Abstract 377 | PDF Downloads 196 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11897

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Relationship between surgeon experience and adverse events in thyroid surgery

Tommaso Loderer, Davide Beretta, Federico Cozzani, Elena Bonati, Matteo Rossini, Paolo Del Rio
Abstract 224 | PDF Downloads 152 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.9986

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Outcome of surgical treatment of 54 Periprosthetic femoral fractures after total hip arthroplasty at mid term follow-up

Ibrahim Akkawi, Daniele Fabbri, Matteo Romantini, Massimo Laus, Alfonso Calogero
Abstract 469 | PDF Downloads 207 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.10500

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Dynamic evaluation of THA components by Prosthesis Impingement Software (PIS)

Matteo Giachino, Alessandro Aprato, Tullio Andrea Revetria, Enrico Vezzetti, Alessandro Massè, Luca Ulrich, Leonardo Tanzi
Abstract 218 | PDF Downloads 141 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.9988

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Improvement in glycaemic control in paediatric and young adult type 1 diabetes patients during COVID-19 pandemic: role of telemedicine and lifestyle changes.

Pietro Lazzeroni, Matteo Motta, Sara Monaco, Serena Rosa Laudisio, Daria Furoncoli, Valentina Maffini, Monica Rubini, Bertrand Tchana, Claudio Ruberto, Icilio Dodi, Brunella Iovane
Abstract 653 | PDF Downloads 463 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11911

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Remodeling of distal radius fractures in children: preliminary retrospective cost/analysis in level II pediatric trauma center

Mario Marinelli, Daniele Massetti, Giulia Facco, Danya Falcioni, Valentino Coppa, Valentina Maestri, Antonio Gigante
Abstract 366 | PDF Downloads 245 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11971

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Potentially inappropriate brain CT-scan requesting in the emergency department: A retrospective study in patients with neurologic complaints

Hossein Alimohammadi, Shima Zareh Shahamati, Abdolazim Karkhaneh Yousefi, Behnam Safarpour Lima
Abstract 358 | PDF Downloads 212 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.10209

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Longitudinal evaluation of endothelial markers in children and adolescents with familial hypercholesterolemia.

Patrizia Bruzzi, Barbara Predieri, Simona Madeo, Francesca Lami, Lorenzo Iughetti
Abstract 314 | PDF Downloads 185 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11074

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REVIEWS

Sex estimation from fingerprint ridge density. A review of literature

Siddharatha Sharma, Rijen Shrestha, Kewal Krishan, Tanuj Kanchan
Abstract 767 | PDF Downloads 398 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11471

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An overview of mallet finger injuries

Bhavika Khera, Chad Chang, Waseem Bhat
Abstract 634 | PDF Downloads 358 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11731

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Pleural effusion aetiology, presentation, treatment and outcome in haematological diseases: a review

Alberto Fantin, Nadia Castaldo, Paolo Vailati, Giuseppe Morana, Daniele Orso, Luigi Vetrugno, Vincenzo Patruno
Abstract 430 | Supplementary material Downloads 194 PDF Downloads 73 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11794

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Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheters (PICC) versus totally implantable venous access device (PORT) for chemotherapy administration: a meta-analysis on gynecological cancer patients

Vito Andrea Capozzi, Luciano Monfardini, Giulio Sozzi, Giulia Armano, Diana Butera, Elisa Scarpelli, Giuseppe Barresi, Alessandro Benegiamo, Roberto Berretta
Abstract 772 | PDF Downloads 557 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11844

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Inflammatory bowel disease and infertility: analysis of literature and future perspectives

Francesco Carini, Margherita Mazzola, Carola Gagliardo, Marco Scaglione, Marco Giammanco, Giovanni Tomasello
Abstract 336 | PDF Downloads 238 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.11100

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LETTERS TO EDITOR

Uterus Transplantation and the redefinition of core bioethics precepts

Federica Umani Ronchi, Gabriele Napoletano
Abstract 658 | PDF Downloads 507 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.12257

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Termites and asthma: is there a connection?

Rafael Martinez-Giron, Hugo Cornelis van Woerden, Cristina Martínez-Torre
Abstract 171 | Video 1 Downloads 0 PDF Downloads 128 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.9749

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The Empty Nose Syndrome: a pragmatic classification in clinical practice

Desiderio Passali, Rosario La Rosa, Giulio Cesare Passali, Giorgio Ciprandi
Abstract 403 | PDF Downloads 218 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.9835

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PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT ENDOCRINOLOGY UPDATE (Editor: Vincenzo De Sanctis)

The role of pelvic ultrasound for the diagnosis and management of central precocious puberty: An update

Valentina Talarico, Maria Benedetta Rodio, Antonio Viscomi, Eulalia Galea, Maria Concetta Galati, Giuseppe Raiola
Abstract 596 | PDF Downloads 296 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.12295

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The Myxedema coma in children and adolescents: A rare endocrine emergency - Personal experience and review of literature

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf Soliman , Shahina Daar , Salvatore Di Maio , Noora Alhumaidi, Mayam Alali, Aml Sabt, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 936 | PDF Downloads 459 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.12252

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FOCUS ON

The pathophysiology and complications of Fontan circulation

Giuseppe Antonio Mazza, Elena Gribaudo, Gabriella Agnoletti
Abstract 1033 | PDF Downloads 659 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.10893

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MEDICAL HUMANITIES

The Holmes-Adie Syndrome in the Mona Lisa of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Deivis de Campos, Danielle Coutinho Rodrigues, Luciano Buso
Abstract 261 | PDF Downloads 193 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i5.10355

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