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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 46 | PDF Downloads 33

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 38 | PDF Downloads 23

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 39 | PDF Downloads 25

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 63 | PDF Downloads 16

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 20 | PDF Downloads 11

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 47 | PDF Downloads 18

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 28 | PDF Downloads 13

Page 56-67

Suicide in the elderly: a 37-years retrospective study

Carlo Crestani, Vittoria Masotti, Natalia Corradi, Maria Laura Schirripa, Rossana Cecchi
Abstract 55 | PDF Downloads 26

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 63 | PDF Downloads 17

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 40 | PDF Downloads 14

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 32 | PDF Downloads 8

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 45 | PDF Downloads 13

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 50 | PDF Downloads 22

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 16 | PDF Downloads 12

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 23 | PDF Downloads 12

Page 112-115

Triradiate cartilage fracture of the acetabulum treated surgically

Mauro Spina, Valentina Luppi, Jacopo Chiappi, Francesco Bagnis, Guido Rocca
Abstract 31 | PDF Downloads 19

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 26 | PDF Downloads 12

Page 122-126

Briefing on

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

Carlo Signorelli
Abstract 38 | PDF Downloads 24

Page 127-133


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 45 | PDF Downloads 21

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 38 | PDF Downloads 17

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 36 | PDF Downloads 14

Page 158-167

Focus On

2018’s top papers in General Medicine

Pros and Cons in General Medicine and Geriatrics - 2018

Domenico Cucinotta
Abstract 25 | PDF Downloads 9

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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 7 | PDF Downloads 7

Alexithymia in adults with brittle type 1 diabetes

Lorenzo Pelizza, Simona Pupo
Abstract 27 | PDF Downloads 17

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 0 | PDF Downloads 0

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

Matteo Riccò, Alessandro Vignali, Marco Pesci
Abstract 0 | PDF Downloads 0

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 6 | PDF Downloads 4

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

Gabriele d'Ettorre; Vincenza Pellicani; Annamaria Vullo
Abstract 11 | PDF Downloads 2

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