PROS and CONS in general medicine and geriatrics, 2020

PROS and CONS in general medicine and geriatrics, 2020

Authors

  • Domenico Cucinotta Master in Geriatric Medicine, Ferrara and San Marino Universities; Past Chairman Dept of Internal Medicine and Aging, University Hospital Bologna.

Keywords:

general medicine, geriatrics, PROS and CONS

Abstract

In 2020 many researches were published concening non Covid pathologies. In the field of general medicine and geriatrics a look is given to oxygen therapeutic use, soft surgical treatments of benign prostatic hyperplasia, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis treatment, use of SGLT2 inhibitors in cardiac failure and a proposal for treatment of severe claudicatio intermittens.

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- Frykberg RG et al. A multinational, multicenter, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of cyclical topical wound oxygen (TWO2) therapy in the treatment of chronic diabetic foot ulcers: The TWO2 Study. Diabetes Care 2020 Mar; 43:616.

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Published

03-02-2021

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Section

2020’s top papers in General Medicine

How to Cite

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Cucinotta D. PROS and CONS in general medicine and geriatrics, 2020. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2021 Feb. 3 [cited 2024 Jul. 13];92(1):e2021079. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/11303