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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 3 (2019)

Published: 2019-10-03

Reviews

Status dystonicus: management and prevention in children at high risk

Alessandro Iodice, Francesco Pisani
Abstract 285 | PDF Downloads 176

Page 207-212

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 774 | PDF Downloads 373

Page 213-217

Original articles

Marital status and paternity in patients with Transfusion- Dependent Thalassemia (TDT) and Non Transfusion-Dependent Thalassemia (NTDT): an ICET - A survey in different countries

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf T Soliman, Ihab El-Hakim, Soteroula Christou, Demetris Mariannis, Mehran Karimi, Vassilis Ladis, Antonis Kattamis, Shahina Daar, Mohamed Yassin, Duran Canatan, Maria Concetta Galati, Giuseppe Raiola, Saveria Campisi, Shruti Kakkar, Valeria Kaleva, Forough Saki, Andreas Ellinides, Giorgos Pikis, Constantinos Christodoulides, Mohamed Abdulla, Salvatore Di Maio, Charalambos Theodoridis, Heba Elsedfy, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 458 | PDF Downloads 179

Page 225-237

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 297 | PDF Downloads 167

Page 238-244

Mobilization of the contralateral limb in Slump position: effects on knee extension in healthy adult subjects

Leonardo Pellicciari, Matteo Paci, Tommaso Geri, Daniele Piscitelli, Marco Baccini
Abstract 400 | PDF Downloads 229

Page 245-252

Unplanned migration flow: the acceptance system response, Perugia

Vincenza Gianfredi, Massimo Moretti, Massimo Gigli, Igino Fusco-Moffa
Abstract 182 | PDF Downloads 93

Page 253-258

Peripheral neuropathies after bariatric surgery. Preliminary results from a single-centre prospective study in Northern Italy.

Matteo Riccò, Chiara Rapacchi, Andrea Romboli, Luigi Vezzosi, Francesco Rubichi, Gabriele Luciano Petracca, Stefania Ferrari, Marina Valente, Francesco Tartamella, Federico Marchesi
Abstract 201 | PDF Downloads 84

Page 259-265

Co-existence of maternal overweight and obesity with childhood undernutrition in rural and urban communities of Lagos State, Nigeria

Idowu O. Senbanjo, Comfort O. Senbanjo, Wasiu A. Afolabi, Ibiyemi O. Olayiwola
Abstract 224 | PDF Downloads 102

Page 266-274

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 322 | PDF Downloads 185

Page 275-280

Could Bet v 1 affect sensitization molecular pattern in children?

Maria Angela Tosca, Michela Silvestri, Angela Pistorio, Roberta Olcese, Paolo Del Barba, Giorgio Ciprandi
Abstract 207 | PDF Downloads 104

Page 281-286

Clinical monitoring of safety and functionality of a non-medicated patch for pain alleviation associated to dysmenorrhea

Michela Maria Mori, Silvia Busoli Badiale, Ornella Pastoris, Fernando Bianchi, Marco Claudio Angelinetta
Abstract 236 | PDF Downloads 121

Page 287-292

Focus on

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 355 | PDF Downloads 162

Page 293-299

Update

What still prevents to acknowledge a major role for pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD treatment?

Cristoforo Incorvaia, Lorenzo Panella, Antonello Caserta, Irene Pellicelli, Erminia Ridolo
Abstract 300 | PDF Downloads 133

Page 218-224

VBAC: antenatal predictors of success

Giuseppe Trojano, Gianluca Raffaello Damiani, Claudiana Olivieri, Mario Villa, Antonio Malvasi, Raffaello Alfonso, Matteo Loverro, Ettore Cicinelli
Abstract 484 | PDF Downloads 344

Page 300-309

Medical Humanities

New shapes and original creations: the dependent nature of the individual in a Nahua community in Mexico

Silvia Iorio, Paola Badino, Marta Licata
Abstract 114 | PDF Downloads 65

Page 310-318

Case Reports

Dysplasia spondyloepiphysaria and patella dislocation: a case followed over 10 years

Michael Kurt Memminger
Abstract 130 | PDF Downloads 78

Page 326-330

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

Matteo Riccò, Alessandro Vignali, Marco Pesci
Abstract 345 | PDF Downloads 181

Page 331-335

Everything in the “right” place: multifocal transient ST segment elevation in patient with single coronary artery arising from the right Valsalva sinus

Sergio Suma, Claudia Buffa, Emilia Solinas, Bruno Borrello, Nicola Gaibazzi, Tiziano Gherli, Luigi Vignali
Abstract 197 | PDF Downloads 107

Page 336-338

Debate

A child of two mothers: what about the father? Italian overview

Gianluca Montanari Vergallo
Abstract 144 | PDF Downloads 88

Page 319-325

Letters to the Editors

Medicine does not have to cure the poor”. The thought of Giovanni Bianchi (1693-1775)

Marta Licata, Giuseppe Armocida, Rosagemma Ciliberti
Abstract 170 | PDF Downloads 75

Page 339-340

Pediatric endocrinology update (Editor: Vincenzo De Sanctis))

Autoimmune diseases in Turner syndrome: an overview

Doaa Khater
Abstract 285 | PDF Downloads 119

Page 341-344

Long-term prednisone versus hydrocortisone treatment in children with classic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) and a brief review of the literature

Shaymaa Elsayed Abdel Meguid Ahmed , Ashraf T Soliman , Magdy A Ramadan , Ahmed Elawwa , Ahmed Mohamed Said Abugabal , Mohamed Hassan Ahmed Emam, Vincenzo De Sanctis
Abstract 327 | PDF Downloads 151

Page 360-369

Health System Research (Editor: Carlo Signorelli)

Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of novel composite plastics containing two silver (I) additives, acyl pyrazolonate and acyl pyrazolone

Stefania Scuri, Fabio Petrelli, Iolanda Grappasonni, Loveth Idemudia, Fabio Marchetti, Corrado Di Nicola
Abstract 214 | PDF Downloads 98

Page 370-377

First surveillance of malaria among seafarers: evaluation of incidence and identification of risk areas

Graziano Pallotta, Marzio Di Canio, Stefania Scuri, Francesco Amenta, Giulio Nittari
Abstract 120 | PDF Downloads 68

Page 378-384

Continuity of care for patients with hip fracture after discharge from rehabilitation facility

Diego Contro, Sara Elli, SIlvana Castaldi, Marco Formili, Ilaria Ardoino, Antonello Valerio Caserta, Lorenzo Panella
Abstract 157 | PDF Downloads 71

Page 385-393

Vaccine Hesitancy and Mandatory Immunizations in Emilia-Romagna Region: the case of MMR vaccine

Davide Gori, Magda Ialonardi, Anna Odone, Beatrice Ricci, Maria Grazia Pascucci, Gabriella Frasca, Sergio Venturi, Carlo Signorelli, Maria Pia Fantini
Abstract 323 | PDF Downloads 138

Page 394-397

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Online First

Correlations between tumor-infiltrating and circulating lymphocyte subpopulations in advanced renal cancer patients treated with nivolumab

Melissa Bersanelli, Letizia Gnetti, Augusto Vaglio, Nicola Sverzellati, Nicoletta Campanini, Monia Incerti, Maricla Galetti, Elena Varotti, Michele Corrado, Raffaele Parziale, Lorena Bottarelli, Cinzia Azzoni, Enrico Maria Silini, Francesco Leonardi, Sebastiano Buti
Abstract 265 | PDF Downloads 89

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 179 | PDF Downloads 128

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

Gabriele d'Ettorre; Vincenza Pellicani; Annamaria Vullo
Abstract 462 | PDF Downloads 186

Association between carotid artery and abdominal aortic aneurysm plaque. Preliminary results by using MDCTA

Luca Saba, Michele Anzidei, Antonella Balestrieri, Pier Paolo Bassareo, Michele di Martino, MIchele Porcu, Jasjit S Suri
Abstract 3 | PDF Downloads 10

Reducing complications in post-bariatric plastic surgery: our experience and literature review

Lucia Romano, Giovanni Zoccali, Gino Orsini, Maurizio Giuliani
Abstract 16 | PDF Downloads 8

CT-guided biopsy of subdiaphragmatic small renal nodule with the coaxial technique using MPR images

Luca Saba, Francesco Saba, Federica Fellini
Abstract 143 | PDF Downloads 93

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

Saeed Samarghandian, Tahereh Farkhondeh, Mohsen Azimi-Nezhad, Ali Mohammad Pourbagher Shahri
Abstract 256 | PDF Downloads 251

High sensitivity versus low level of vancomycin needs to be concern for another alternative anti- Staphylococcus aureus as the first- line antibiotic

Haleh Talaie, Atieh Mousavizadeh, Habib Emami, Latif Gachkar, Behjat Barari, Mohammad Hossein Alijanzadeh
Abstract 2 | PDF Downloads 3

Diabetes mellitus literacy in regional community of a developed country

Adelene Chen, Thelma Chidarikire, Drishti Sarswat, Cesidio Parissi, Ezekiel Uba Nwose
Abstract 3 | PDF Downloads 5

Clinical and radiological features of mesenteric panniculitis: a critical overview

Giuseppe Buragina, Alberto Magenta Biasina, Gianpaolo Carrafiello
Abstract 314 | PDF Downloads 228

Non artheritic bilateral anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAION) as devastating complication following Total Hip Arthroplasty: a case report

Alfonso Manzotti, Alice Schianchi, Lucia Pace, Giuliano Salvadori, Alessio Biazzo, Pietro Cerveri
Abstract 1 | PDF Downloads 4

Physiological roles of parathyroid hormone-related protein

Ngan Kam Lai, Dorothy Martinez
Abstract 2 | PDF Downloads 3

Treatment of postoperative accessory bile duct injury by fibrin glue and balloon tamponade: a case report

Elena Bonati, Alessandro Gnocchi, Elena Cremaschi, Lorenzo Viani, Paolo Dell'Abate
Abstract 1 | PDF Downloads 1

Management of intersection syndrome in professional motorcycle rider: a case report

Letizia Marenghi, Giulia Mainardi, Michele Zasa
Abstract 4 | PDF Downloads 11

Symptomatic pseudoarthrosis secondary to a stress fracture of the acromion

Jacopo Tagliapietra, Ilaria Fantoni, Giuseppe Taglialavoro, Andrea Angelini, Antonio Berizzi, Elisa Belluzzi, Assunta Pozzuoli, Pietro Ruggieri
Abstract 8 | PDF Downloads 4

Conservative treatment in early stage endometrial cancer: a review

Giuseppe Trojano, Claudiana Olivieri, Raffaele Tinelli, Maria Gaetani, Gianluca Raffaello Damiani, Antonio Pellegrino, Ettore Cicinelli
Abstract 324 | PDF Downloads 261

Isolated superficial vein thrombosis in multiple thrombotic defects

Carmine Siniscalchi, Anna Rocci
Abstract 2 | PDF Downloads 4

Five year long term results of total joint arthroplasties in the treatment of trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis

David Gómez-Garrido, Victor Triviño-Mayoral, Victor Delgado-Alcala, Javier Cervera-Irimia, Maria Medina-Lorca, Felix Sánchez-Sánchez, Cristina Ibáñez-Vicente, Ignacio Pérez-Gurbindo, Luigi Meccariello, Giuseppe Rollo, Giuseppe Pica, Alessandro Tomarchio, Andrea Pasquino, Michele Bisaccia
Abstract 170 | PDF Downloads 157

Recurrence of tumoral calcinosis: a case report

Fabio Sandomenico, Antonio Corvino, Francesco Michele Ronza, Orlando Catalano, Flavio Fazioli, Anna De Chiara, Maria Raffaela Campanino, Mauro Porcaro, Domenico Tafuri, Antonella Petrillo
Abstract 36 | PDF Downloads 26

Care for others: the female perspective

Marta Licata, Giuseppe Armocida, Rosagemma Ciliberti
Abstract 110 | PDF Downloads 47

Science and Religion: Enemies for life?

Rosagemma Ciliberti, Chiara Tesi, Roberta Fusco, Alessandro Bonsignore, Marta Licata
Abstract 18 | PDF Downloads 17

Survey on smoking habits among seafarers

Iolanda Grappasonni, Stefania Scuri, Fabio Petrelli, Cuc Thi Thu Nguyen, Fabio Sibilio, Marzio Di Canio, Marc Abdul Samad, Francesco Amenta
Abstract 4 | PDF Downloads 0

Acute abdominal pain in an adolescent girl with an ovarian yolk sac tumor

Ettore Stefanelli, Valentina Talarico, Maria Scavone, Elena Carbinoni, Giuseppe Stranieri, Maria Concetta Galati, Domenico Salerno, Giuseppe Raiola
Abstract 23 | PDF Downloads 10

What chance do we have to decrease prostate cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment? A narrative review

Francesco Ziglioli, Giorgia Granelli, Domenico Cavalieri, Tommaso Bocchialini, Umberto Maestroni
Abstract 0 | PDF Downloads 0

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 33 | PDF Downloads 26

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 33 | PDF Downloads 21

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, Shaymaa H. Aljahdali, Shurooq Alharbi, Wijdan Alhowig
Abstract 107 | PDF Downloads 3

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 45 | PDF Downloads 2

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 30 | PDF Downloads 1

Second-look TURBT: evaluation of anatomopatological and oncologic results in a single center

Matteo Maltagliati, Virginia Varca, Riccardo Milandri, Salvatore Micali, Tommaso Bocchialini, Bernardo Maria Cesare Rocco, Andrea Gregori
Abstract 28 | PDF Downloads 10

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in an oncological normotensive patient: evidence for a pathogenic role of concomitant low magnesium serum levels and chemotherapy treatment

Federica Zappia, Ignazio Verzicco, Riccardo Simoni, Massimiliano Ferrari, Pietro Coghi, Francesca Bozzetti, Valentina Cannone, Riccardo Volpi, Aderville Cabassi
Abstract 192 | PDF Downloads 66

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