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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 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 most recent advan
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Current Issue

Vol 90 No 1 (2019)

Published: 2019-03-15


Contact dermatitis due to transdermal therapeutic systems: a clinical update

Paolo Romita, Caterina Foti, Gianfranco Calogiuri, Stefania Cantore, Andrea Ballini, Gianna Dipalma, Francesco Inchingolo
Abstract 73 | PDF Downloads 75

Page 5-10

Diagnostic techniques and multidisciplinary approach in idiopathic granulomatous mastitis: a revision of the literature

Carolina Maione, Vincenzo Davide Palumbo, Angela Maffongelli, Giuseppe Damiano, Salvatore Buscemi, Gabriele Spinelli, Salvatore Fazzotta, Eliana Gulotta, Giuseppe Buscemi, Attilio Ignazio Lo Monte
Abstract 152 | PDF Downloads 67

Page 11-15

Original articles

Public health and burnout: a survey on lifestyle changes among workers in the healthcare sector

Fabio Petrelli, Stefania Scuri, Elisabetta Tanzi, Cuc Nguyen, Iolanda Grappasonni
Abstract 92 | PDF Downloads 66

Page 24-30

Plate fixation in periprosthetic femur fractures Vancouver type B1: preliminary report of macroscopic evaluation of the cement mantle and short literature review

Luigi Bibiano, Grigor Stamboltsyan, Georgios Touloupakis, Stefano Ghirardelli, Elena Biancardi, Giuseppe Edoardo Giovanni Longo, Guido Antonini, Cornelio Crippa
Abstract 161 | PDF Downloads 42

Page 31-36

Proposal of a study protocol of a preliminary double-blind randomized controlled trial. Verifying effects of selenium supplementation on selenoprotein p and s genes expression in protein and mRNA levels in subjects with coronary artery disease: selenegene

Mojgan Gharipour, Masoumeh Sadeghi, Mehrdad Behmanesh, Mansour Salehi, Hamidreza Roohafza, Pouya Nezafati, Elham Khosravi, Mohsen Hosseini, Mahtab Keshvari, Hojat Rouhi-Bourojeni, Nizal Sarrafzadegan
Abstract 82 | PDF Downloads 49

Page 44-50

Topical Fisionerv® is effective in treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain

Angelo Tarullo, Antonella Tarullo, Emanuela Lacatena, Luigi Santacroce, Angelo Michele Inchingolo, Giuseppina Malcangi, Salvatore Scacco, Margherita Fanelli, Raffaele Cagiano, Francesco Inchingolo, Monica Caprio, Gianna Dipalma, Andrea Ballini, Antonietta Clemente, Alessio Danilo Inchingolo, Francesco Girolamo, Maria Tattoli
Abstract 100 | PDF Downloads 50

Page 51-55

Physicians’ perception of the importance of ethical and deontological issues in a major Italian Province: pilot questionnaire and its validation

Rosagemma Ciliberti, Ilaria Baldelli, Fabio Gallo, Sara Patuzzo, Francesco De Stefano, Alessandro Bonsignore
Abstract 56 | PDF Downloads 30

Page 56-67

Suicide in the elderly: a 37-years retrospective study

Carlo Crestani, Vittoria Masotti, Natalia Corradi, Maria Laura Schirripa, Rossana Cecchi
Abstract 150 | PDF Downloads 74

Page 68-76

Single center evidence for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Nicolò Bertozzi, Francesco Simonacci, Michele Pio Greco, Eugenio Grignaffini, Edoardo Raposio
Abstract 116 | PDF Downloads 42

Page 77-82

European university students of pharmacy: survey on the use of pharmaceutical drugs

Stefania Scuri, Fabio Petrelli, Elisabetta Tanzi, Cúc Nguyễn Thi Thu, Iolanda Grappasonni
Abstract 104 | PDF Downloads 48

Page 83-91

Sleep disturbance and response to surgical decompression in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome: a prospective randomized pilot comparison of open versus endoscopic release

Michael Patrick Gaspar, Meredith N Osterman, Eon K Shin, Arthur Lee Osterman, Patrick M Kane
Abstract 98 | PDF Downloads 37

Page 92-96

Prevalence and correlations of hepatorenal functions in diabetes and cardiovascular disease among stratified adults

Ezekiel Uba Nwose, Joshua Obianke, Ross Stuart Richards, Phillip Tederera Bwitit, Eunice Obiajuru Igumbor
Abstract 84 | PDF Downloads 39

Page 97-103

Case Reports

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with pyramidal features due to a new mutation of EGR2 gene.

Carlo Fusco, Carlotta Spagnoli, Grazia Gabriella Salerno, Elena Pavlidis, Daniele Frattini, Francesco Pisani, Maria Teresa Bassi
Abstract 127 | PDF Downloads 48

Page 104-107

Spontaneous iliopsoas hematoma in a trasfusion dependent β-thalassemia patient with hypersplenism: a case report

Aishwariya Padmakumari, Mohammed Talat, Ashraf Soliman, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Abdulqadir Nashwan, Mohamed A Yassin
Abstract 46 | PDF Downloads 36

Page 107-111

Megarectosigmoid in anorectal malformations: the role of laparoscopic resection

Giorgio Dalmonte, Maria Teresa Mita, Laura Lombardi, Alberto Attilio Scarpa, Carmine Del Rossi, Stefano Cecchini, Federico Marchesi
Abstract 83 | PDF Downloads 31

Page 112-115

Triradiate cartilage fracture of the acetabulum treated surgically

Mauro Spina, Valentina Luppi, Jacopo Chiappi, Francesco Bagnis, Guido Rocca
Abstract 72 | PDF Downloads 38

Page 116-121

Endovascular repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm using bifurcated stent-graft in a patient with bilateral external iliac artery occlusion

Bilal Nabulsi, Claudio Bianchini Massoni, Tiziano Tecchio, Alessandro Ucci, Giulia Rossi, Paolo Perini, Matteo Azzarone, Alessandro De Troia, Antonio Freyrie
Abstract 77 | PDF Downloads 34

Page 122-126

Briefing on

Forty years (1978-2018) of vaccination policies in Italy

Carlo Signorelli
Abstract 69 | PDF Downloads 49

Page 127-133

Focus On


The juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome (JFMS): a poorly defined disorder

Vincenzo de Sanctis, Vincenzo Abbasciano, Ashraf T Soliman, Nada Soliman, Salvatore Di Maio, Bernadette Fiscina, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 252 | PDF Downloads 88

Page 134-148

Clinical manifestations, evaluation and management of hyperprolactinemia in adolescent and young girls: a brief review

Michail Matalliotakis, Ioannis Koliarakis, Charoula Matalliotaki, Alexandra Trivli, Eleftheria Hatzidaki
Abstract 135 | PDF Downloads 77

Page 149-157

The experience of a tertiary unit on the clinical phenotype and management of hypogonadism in female adolescents and young adults with transfusion dependent thalassemia

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf T Soliman, Shahina Daar, Salvatore Di Maio, Mohamed A Yassin, Duran Canatan, Joan-Lluis Vives Corrons, Heba Elsedfy, Antonios Kattamis, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 134 | PDF Downloads 58

Page 158-167

2018’s top papers in General Medicine

Pros and Cons in General Medicine and Geriatrics - 2018

Domenico Cucinotta
Abstract 65 | PDF Downloads 42

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Interleukin-10 and Transforming Growth Factor Beta1 Gene Polymorphisms in Chronic Heart Failure

Mohammad Jafar Mahmoudi, Sara Harsini, Nima Rezaei
Abstract 35 | PDF Downloads 20

Alexithymia in adults with brittle type 1 diabetes

Lorenzo Pelizza, Simona Pupo
Abstract 51 | PDF Downloads 33

Urban diabetes: the case of the metropolitan area of Rome

Antonio Nicolucci, Maria Chiara Rossi, Ketty Vaccaro, Roberta Crialesi, Stefania Rossetti, Stefano da Empoli, Lucio Corsaro, Lelio Morviducci, Marco G. Baroni, Simona Frontoni, Francesco Dotta
Abstract 7 | PDF Downloads 4

Efficacy of 12-weeks velpatasvir plus sofosbuvir-based regimen in hcv-naive subjects with mild fibrosis: a meta-analysis

Mariantonietta Pisaturo, Antonio Russo, Lorenzo Onorato, Nicola Coppola
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Evaluation of muscle tears in professional athletes using diffusion-weighted imaging and apparent diffusion coefficient: preliminary results

Elisabetta Antonia Nocerino, Alberto Aliprandi, Rodolfo Tavana, Stefano Mazzoni, Gianni Di Leo, Eugenio Annibale Genovese
Abstract 8 | PDF Downloads 6

Mechanisms of pathophysiology of blood vessels in patients with multiple sclerosis treated with ozone therapy: a systematic review

Javad Ameli, Abdolali Banki, Fariborz Khorvash, Vincenzo Simonetti, Nematollah Jonaidi Jafari, Morteza Izadi
Abstract 81 | PDF Downloads 42

Nursing Summary: designing a nursing section in the Electronic Health Record

Sara Dionisi, Emanuele Di Simone, Gregorio Marco Alicastro, Sara Angelini, Noemi Giannetta, Laura Iacorossi, Marco Di Muzio
Abstract 11 | PDF Downloads 6

Hypersensitivity pneumonia and HIV infection in occupational settings: a case report from northern Italy

Matteo Riccò, Alessandro Vignali, Marco Pesci
Abstract 18 | PDF Downloads 10

VBAC: antenatal predictors of success

Giuseppe Trojano, Gianluca Raffaello Damiani, Claudiana Olivieri, Antonio Malvasi, Raffaello Alfonso, Maria Gaetani, Ettore Cicinelli
Abstract 36 | PDF Downloads 36

Validation of in vitro labeling method for human use of heat-damage red blood cells to detect splenic tissue and hemocateretic function

Antonino Sammartano, Maura Scarlattei, Silvia Migliari, Giorgio Baldari, Livia Ruffini
Abstract 36 | PDF Downloads 23

Residual interfragmentary gap after intramedullary nailing of fragility fractures of the humeral diaphysis: short and midterm term results

Fabrizio Ferrara, Elena Biancardi, Georgios Touloupakis, Luigi Bibiano, Stefano Ghirardelli, Guido Antonini, Cornelio Crippa
Abstract 5 | PDF Downloads 3

Workplace violence against healthcare workers in Emergency Departments. A case-control study

Gabriele d'Ettorre; Vincenza Pellicani; Annamaria Vullo
Abstract 75 | PDF Downloads 31

Antidotal or protective effects of honey and one of its major polyphenols, chrysin, against natural and chemical toxicities

Tahereh Farkhondeh, Saeed Samarghandian, Mohsen Azimi-Nezhad, Ali Mohammad Pourbagher Shahri
Abstract 19 | PDF Downloads 14

Clinical and radiological features of mesenteric panniculitis: a critical overview

Giuseppe Buragina, Alberto Magenta Biasina, Gianpaolo Carrafiello
Abstract 0 | PDF Downloads 0

Conservative treatment in early stage endometrial cancer: a review

Giuseppe Trojano, Claudiana Olivieri, Gianluca Raffaello Damiani, Ettore Cicinelli
Abstract 29 | PDF Downloads 38

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