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Current Issue

Vol. 90 No. 4 (2019)

Published: 2019-12-23


Conservative treatment in early stage endometrial cancer: a review

Giuseppe Trojano, Claudiana Olivieri, Raffaele Tinelli, Gianluca Raffaello Damiani, Antonio Pellegrino, Ettore Cicinelli
Abstract 399 | PDF Downloads 350

Page 405-410

Clinical and radiological features of mesenteric panniculitis: a critical overview

Giuseppe Buragina, Alberto Magenta Biasina, Gianpaolo Carrafiello
Abstract 372 | PDF Downloads 325

Page 411-422

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 38 | PDF Downloads 34

Page 423-426

Original articles

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

Luca Saba, Francesco Saba, Federica Fellini
Abstract 169 | PDF Downloads 123

Page 426-431

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 210 | PDF Downloads 177

Page 432-438

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of influenza and pneumococcal vaccines among agricultural workers: results of an Italian a cross-sectional study

Matteo Riccò, Luigi Vezzosi, Giovanni Gualerzi, Anna Odone, Carlo Signorelli
Abstract 32 | PDF Downloads 32

Page 439-450

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 209 | PDF Downloads 233

Page 451-456

Occupational Eye Injuries in the agricultural settings: a retrospective study from North-Eastern Italy

Matteo Riccò, Luigi Vezzosi, Angelo Giosuè Mezzoiuso
Abstract 209 | PDF Downloads 51

Page 457-467

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 324 | PDF Downloads 143

Page 468-474

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

Lucia Romano, Giovanni Zoccali, Gino Orsini, Maurizio Giuliani
Abstract 49 | PDF Downloads 32

Page 475-481

Diabetes mellitus literacy in a regional community of a developed country

Adelene Chen, Thelma Chidarikire, Drishti Sarswat, Cesidio Parissi, Ezekiel Uba Nwose
Abstract 47 | PDF Downloads 32

Page 482-488

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 32 | PDF Downloads 24

Page 489-497

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 22 | PDF Downloads 35

Page 498-503


Umbilical reconstruction: different techniques, a single aim

Marco Gardani, Dante Palli, Francesco Simonacci, Michele Pio Grieco, Nicolò Bertozzi, Edoardo Raposio
Abstract 12 | PDF Downloads 38

Page 504-509

Focus On

Physiological roles of parathyroid hormone-related protein

Ngan Kam Lai, Dorothy Martinez
Abstract 27 | PDF Downloads 37

Page 510-516

Medical Humanities

Science and Religion: Enemies for life?

Rosagemma Ciliberti, Chiara Tesi, Roberta Fusco, Alessandro Bonsignore, Marta Licata
Abstract 64 | PDF Downloads 55

Page 517-522

Anatomical study in the Western world before the Middle Ages: historical evidence

Andrea Alberto Conti, Ferdinando Paternostro
Abstract 19 | PDF Downloads 25

Page 523-525


Secret hand gestures in paintings

Davide Lazzeri, Fabio Nicoli, Yixin Zhang
Abstract 21 | PDF Downloads 23

Page 526-532

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

Saeed Samarghandian, Mohsen Azimi-Nezhad, Ali Mohammad Pourbagher Shahri, Tahereh Farkhondeh
Abstract 318 | PDF Downloads 407

Page 533-550

Case Reports

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 23 | PDF Downloads 23

Page 551-555

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

Letizia Marenghi, Giulia Mainardi, Michele Zasa
Abstract 27 | PDF Downloads 39

Page 556-559

Isolated fronto-ethmoidal allergic fungal rhinosinusitis: case report and review of the literature

Gabriele Oretti, Giuseppe Castellana, Roberta Manuguerra, Enrico Maria Silini, Teore Ferri
Abstract 20 | PDF Downloads 28

Page 563-567

De Garengeot hernia: laparoscopic treatment in emergency

Alessio Rollo, Christian Franzini, Lorenzo Casali, Caterina Santi, Eugenio Lombardo, Vincenzo Violi
Abstract 13 | PDF Downloads 18

Page 568-571

A case of Kallmann syndrome associated to a novel missense mutation of the FGFR1 gene

Maria Scavone, Paola Chiarello, Valentina Talarico, Italia Mascaro, Claudia Caglioti, Maria Concetta Galati, Giuseppe Raiola
Abstract 16 | PDF Downloads 36

Page 577-579

A giant keratoacanthoma of the cheek

Edoardo Pica Alfieri, Andrea Sisti, Giuseppe Nisi, Cesare Brandi, Luca Grimaldi, Carlo D'Aniello
Abstract 23 | PDF Downloads 19

Page 580-582

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 25 | PDF Downloads 25

Page 583-586

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 64 | PDF Downloads 62

Page 587-594

Hemobilia due to cystic artery pseudoaneurysm following cholecystectomy: diagnosis and management, a case report.

Matteo Rossini, Elena Bonati, Federico Cozzani, Paolo Del Rio
Abstract 11 | PDF Downloads 20

Page 595-598

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

Ettore Stefanelli, Valentina Talarico, Maria Scavone, Elena Carboni, Giuseppe Stranieri, Maria Concetta Galati, Domenico Salerno, Giuseppe Raiola
Abstract 62 | PDF Downloads 50

Page 599-602

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 29 | PDF Downloads 23

Page 603-605

Isolated superficial vein thrombosis in multiple thrombotic defects

Carmine Siniscalchi, Anna Rocci
Abstract 28 | PDF Downloads 36

Page 606-610

e-Letters: Comments and Responses

Care for others: the female perspective

Rosagemma Ciliberti, Giuseppe Armocida, Marta Licata
Abstract 139 | PDF Downloads 73

Page 611-612

Metabolic alkalosis in patients with distal renal tubular acidosis

Toru Watanabe
Abstract 15 | PDF Downloads 23

Page 613

EMERGENCY MEDICINE UP DATE (Editor: Gianfranco Cervellin)

Improved efficiency and cost reduction in the emergency department by replacing contemporary sensitive with high-sensitivity cardiac troponin immunoassay

Rosalia Aloe, Giuseppe Lippi, Martina Di Pietro, Laura Bonfanti, Mariella Dipalo, Ivan Comelli, Paola Avanzini, Fabian Sanchis-Gomar, Gianfranco Cervellin
Abstract 36 | PDF Downloads 16

Page 614-620

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

Gabriele d'Ettorre; Vincenza Pellicani; Annamaria Vullo
Abstract 530 | PDF Downloads 237

Page 621-624

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Preliminary experience in the treatment of hip necrosis with BIOS screws associated with growth factors

Giacomo Strigini, Laura Ghidoni, Fabrizio Quattrini, Giorgio Bellina, Corrado Ciatti, Caterina Fiazza, Pietro Maniscalco
Abstract 3 | PDF Downloads 1

Gas gangrene, diabetes and amputations of upper extremities

Jose Maria Pereira de Godoy, Maria de Fatima Guerreiro Godoy
Abstract 2 | PDF Downloads 0

Rotigotine effect in prolonged disturbance of consciousness. Brief report of two cases

Fabio Massimo Corsi, Carmela Gerace, Monica Ricci
Abstract 3 | PDF Downloads 2

Serum irisin levels as a potential marker for diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus

Majid Jawad AL-Ghazali, Hanaa Addai Ali, Mohauman Mohammad AL-Rufaie
Abstract 2 | PDF Downloads 0

An unusual cause of Steven-Johnson Syndrome

Claudia De Guido, Adriana Calderaro, Maria Beatrice Ruozi, Valentina Maffini, Margherita Varini, Irene Lapetina, Monica Rubini, Sara Montecchini, Carlo Caffarelli, Icilio Dodi
Abstract 7 | PDF Downloads 1

Enhancing self-resources in patients with chronic diseases: development and initial validation of the Disease and Care Management Score

Annalisa Pennini, Arianna Magon, Antonio Colangelo, Bruno Ferraro, Rosario Caruso
Abstract 0 | PDF Downloads 0

Anaphylactic cardiovascular collapse manifesting as myocardial infarction following salad consumption. A case of Kounis variant type I syndrome.

Sophia Vaina, Christina Chrysohoou, Laura Bonfanti, Nicholas George Kounis, Gianfranco Cervellin, Georgios Georgiopoulos, Dimitris Tousoulis
Abstract 1 | PDF Downloads 1

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 51 | PDF Downloads 37

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 46 | PDF Downloads 30

A preliminary report on the use of Midodrine in treating refractory gastroesophageal disease: Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial

Kamran Bagheri Lankarani, Gholam Reza Sivandzadeh, Marziyeh Zare, Mohammadali Nejati, Ramin Niknam, Ali Reza Taghavi, Fardad Ejtehadi, Mahvash Alizade Naini, Maryam Moini, Mohammad Hossein Anbardar, Payam Peymani
Abstract 2 | PDF Downloads 2

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 233 | PDF Downloads 39

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 60 | PDF Downloads 10

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 58 | PDF Downloads 19

Cosmotellurism in Lombroso’s work

Rosagemma Ciliberti, Giuseppe Armocida, Chiara Tesi, Roberta Fusco, Marta Licata
Abstract 0 | PDF Downloads 0

History of use and abuse of X-ray: the early XXth century Italian pediatrics school

Maria Francesca Vardeu, Omar Larentis, Ignazio Vecchio, Ilaria Gorini, Mariano Martini, Nicola Bragazzi, Antonello D'Ambra, Martino Ruggieri, Cristina Tornali
Abstract 11 | PDF Downloads 7

Dasatinib induced pleuro–pericardial effusion

Ajay Kumar Mishra, Kamal Kant Sahu, Sudesh Kaul, Amos Lal
Abstract 13 | PDF Downloads 4

Ciliated nasal epithelial cells damage and human rhinovirus infection: cytological findings

Rafael Martinez-Giron, Hugo Cornelis van Woerden, Cristina Martínez-Torre
Abstract 3 | PDF Downloads 0 PDF Downloads 0

Effect of growth hormone treatment on children with idiopathic short stature (ISS), idiopathic growth hormone deficiency (IGHD), small for gestational age (SGA) and Turner syndrome (TS) in a tertiary care center

Adnan Al Shaikh, Hadeer Daftardar, Abdul Aziz Alghamdi, Majd Jamjoom, Saniah Awidah, Mohamed E Ahmed, Ashraf T Soliman
Abstract 4 | PDF Downloads 2

Biochemical, immunochemical and serology analytes validation of the lithium heparin BD Barricor blood collection tube on a highly automated Roche COBAS8000 instrument

Davide Ferrari, Marta Strollo, Matteo Vidali, Andrea Motta, Marina Pontillo, Massimo Locatelli
Abstract 5 | PDF Downloads 5 Suppl file Downloads 1

Pros and Cons in general medicine and geriatrics, 2019

Domenico Cucinotta
Abstract 5 | PDF Downloads 2

Prevalence, attitude and practice of self-medication among adolescents and the paradigm of dysmenorrhea self-care management in different countries

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf T Soliman, Shahina Daar, Salvatore Di Maio , Rania Elalaily, Bernadette Fiscina, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 1 | PDF Downloads 0

Current approach to the clinical care of adolescents with gender dysphoria

Andreas Kyriakou, Nicolas C. Nicolaides, Nicos Skordis
Abstract 8 | PDF Downloads 5

Striae distensae in adolescents: A mini review

Heba Elsedfy
Abstract 2 | PDF Downloads 0

Dasatinib induced pleural effusions - Reply to the Letter

Mohammad AJ Abdulla, Mohamed A Yassin
Abstract 1 | PDF Downloads 0

Allergic rhinoconjunctivitis: pathophysiological mechanism and new therapeutic approach

Giorgio Ciprandi, Salvatore Leonardi, Anna Maria Zicari, Maria Angela Tosca, Gianluigi Marseglia
Abstract 8 |

Complementary treatment of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis: the role of the nutraceutical Lertal(R)

Gianluigi Marseglia, Amelia Licari, Giorgio Ciprandi
Abstract 9 |

Breast cancer in women: a descriptive analysis of the national cancer database

Andrea Sisti, Maria T. Huayllani, Daniel Boczar, David J. Restrepo, Aaron C. Spaulding, Gabriel Emmanuel, Sanjay P. Bagaria, Sarah A. McLaughlin, Alexander S. Parker, Antonio J. Forte
Abstract 0 | PDF Downloads 0

Osteoid osteoma of the proximal phalanx of the hallux: a case report of a challenging diagnosis

Attilio Basile, Federico Maria Liuni, Alberto Fontanarosa, Carmine Zoccali, Jacopo Baldi, Riccardo Maria Lanzetti
Abstract 10 | PDF Downloads 6

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 69 | PDF Downloads 32

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 227 | PDF Downloads 81

Molecular epidemiology of Antimicrobial Resistant Microorganisms in the 21th century: a review of the literature

Cristina Genovese, Vincenza La Fauci, Smeralda D'Amato, Andrea Squeri, Carmelina Anzalone, Gaetano Bruno Costa, Francesco Fedele, Raffaele Squeri
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The hyperchromatic supranuclear stria corresponds to the Golgi apparatus in nasal ciliated cells

Matteo Gelardi, Lorenzo Guerra, Nicola Giangregorio, Michele Cassano, Maria Favia, Giorgio Ciprandi
Abstract 2 | PDF Downloads 0

Self-efficacy in breastfeeding support: a research on Italian midwifery students

Tania Prepelita, Alba Ricchi, Marisa Patrizia Messina, Marisa Teresa Molinazzi, Rosaria Cappadona, Laura Fieschi, Antonella Nespoli, Miriam Guana, Gina Cervi, Dila Parma, Paola Agnese Mauri, Giovanna Artioli, Federico Banchelli, Chiara Foa, Isabella Neri
Abstract 14 | PDF Downloads 4

Oil injection for cosmetic enhancement of the upper extremities: a case report and review of literature

Andrea Sisti, Maria T. Huayllani, David J. Restrepo, Daniel Boczar, Oscar J. Manrique, Peter N. Broer, Shane A. Shapiro, Antonio J. Forte
Abstract 0 | PDF Downloads 0

International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and correlation between disability and finance assets in chronic stroke patients

Nicola Marotta, Antonio Ammendolia, Cinzia Marinaro, Andrea Demeco, Lucrezia Moggio, Cosimo Costantino
Abstract 40 | PDF Downloads 18

Bone methabolic disorders in HIV positive patients: a case report.

Angelo De Carli, Edoardo Gaj, Davide Desideri, Marco Scrivano, gianluca fedeli, Antonio Pasquale Vadala
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