Published: 02-09-2021

Editorial

The quest for improving general and in hospital health care during COVID-19 pandemic

Erminia Ridolo, Cristoforo Incorvaia, Bruna Gritti, Francesco Pucciarini
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ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS/COMMENTARIES - SPECIAL COVID19

COVID-19: when health care resources run short, how to pick who should (not) get treated?

Gianluca Montanari Vergallo, Maria Cristina Varone, Alessandro Del Rio
Abstract 69 | PDF Downloads 42 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11696

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The New Challenge in the Management of Proximal Femur Fractures during SARS Cov-2 outbreak

Fabrizio Matassi, Nicola Piolanti, Gabriele Filoni, Niccolò Giabbani, Gianluca Nulvesu, Carlo Rostagno, Roberto Civinini, Michelangelo Scaglione
Abstract 73 | PDF Downloads 39 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.10965

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A simple prognostic score based on troponin and presepsin for COVID-19 patients admitted to the emergency department: a single-center pilot study

Paola Dell'Aquila, Pasquale Raimondo, Daniele Orso, Paola De Luca, Pietro Pozzessere, Carmen Vita Parisi, Tiziana Bove, Luigi Vetrugno, Salvatore Grasso, Vito Procacci
Abstract 90 | PDF Downloads 56 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11479

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COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness among the staff of the Bologna Health Trust, Italy, December 2020-April 2021

Chiara Giansante, Elisa Stivanello, Vincenza Perlangeli, Filippo Ferretti, Paolo Marzaroli, Muriel Assunta Musti, Lorenzo Pizzi, Davide Resi, Simona Saraceni, Paolo Pandolfi
Abstract 184 | PDF Downloads 101 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11896

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Impact of Covid-19 on the Mental Health of Delta State University students, Nigeria

Beryl Ominde, Jennifer Efe Jaiyeoba-Ojigho, Patrick Sunday Igbigbi
Abstract 116 | PDF Downloads 52 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.10600

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REVIEWS/FOCUS ON - SPECIAL COVID19

Neurological complications of COVID-19: from pathophysiology to rehabilitation. An overview.

Loredana Raciti, Rocco Salvatore Calabrò
Abstract 132 | PDF Downloads 62 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.10620

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Rising concerns of Mucormycosis (Zygomycosis) among COVID-19 patients; an analysis and review based on case reports in literature

Kamleshun Ramphul, Renuka Verma, Nomesh Kumar, Yogeshwaree Ramphul, Stephanie Mejias, Petras Lohana
Abstract 279 | PDF Downloads 72 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11787

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CASE REPORTS - SPECIAL COVID19

Phlegmasia cerulea dolens superimposed on disseminated intravascular coagulation in COVID-19.

Daniele Orso, Lisa Mattuzzi, Sara Scapol, Silvia Delrio, Luigi Vetrugno, Tiziana Bove
Abstract 70 | PDF Downloads 47 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11478

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CORRESPONDENCE - SPECIAL COVID19

COVID-19 Vaccination: What Challenges Are We Going to Face

Sara Zibadi , Noosha Samieefar , Fatemeh Sodeifian , Narjes Mosavari , Nima Rezaei
Abstract 121 | PDF Downloads 47 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11759

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The effects of COVID-19 pandemic on the trend of measles and influenza in Europe

Vincenza Gianfredi, Omar Enzo Santangelo, Sandro Provenzano
Abstract 151 | PDF Downloads 103 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11558

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A Splenic Infarction Related to Parainfluenza Infection in a Patient with AML: Lessons for COVID-19

Kamal Kant Sahu, Bennett E. Vogt, Lindsey Shanahan, Jan Cerny
Abstract 59 | PDF Downloads 29 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11095

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Combined Cytokine Scores Assessed at Emergency Department Presentation Predicts COVID-19 Critical Illness

Brandon Henry, Maria Helena, Isaac Cheruiyot, Stefanie Benoit, Justin Benoit, Giuseppe Lippi
Abstract 53 | PDF Downloads 33 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11182

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Original articles

Psychophysical health and perception of well-being between master badminton athletes and the adult Italian population.

Giuseppe Lassandro, Rodrigo Trisciuzzi, Valentina Palladino, Francesco Carriero, Orazio Valerio Giannico, Silvio Tafuri, Roberto Valente, Antonio Gianfelici, Domenico Accettura, Paola Giordano
Abstract 254 | PDF Downloads 21 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.9857

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The Bisaccia and Meccariello technique in pediatric femoral shaft fractures with intramedullary titanium nail osteosynthesis linked external-fixator (IOLE): validity and reliability

Michele Bisaccia, Giuseppe Rollo, Auro Caraffa, David Gomez-Garrido, Dmitry Popkov, Giuseppe Rinonapoli, Cristina Ibáñez-Vicente, Juan Antonio Herrera-Molpeceres, Niki Cazzella, Luigi Meccariello
Abstract 130 | PDF Downloads 29 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.10387

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Metabolic syndrome and breast cancer: a dangerous association for postmenopausal women

Pasquale Palmiero, Maria Maiello, Annagrazia Cecere, Marco Matteo Ciccone
Abstract 54 | PDF Downloads 25 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i3.11335

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Acceptance of yellow fever vaccine in the older traveller: a cohort study

Pietro Ferrara, Cristina Masuet-Aumatell, Josep Maria Ramon-Torrell
Abstract 58 | PDF Downloads 14 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11619

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A Pilot study on correlation between Zinc and Magnesium serum concentrations and coronary slow flow phenomenon

Mostafa Dastani, Mitra Mokhtari, Ramin Khameneh Bagheri, Pirooz Hassanzadeh, Mahdi Jannati Yazdan Abad, Amir Hooshang Mohammadpour, Sepideh Elyasi
Abstract 46 | PDF Downloads 17 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.9471

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Determining chronic pain data elements as a first step towards improving quality of care and research in chronic pain

Arezo Baradaran, Poupak Rahimzadeh, Marsa Gholamzadeh, Leila Shahmoradi
Abstract 57 | PDF Downloads 22 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.9651

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Italian Consensus Conference on Guidelines for preoperative treatment in acetabular fractures

Alessandro Aprato, Michele Nardi, Mario Arduini, Federico Bove, Luigi Branca Vergano, Dario Capitani, Alessandro Casiraghi, Matteo Cavanna, Gabriele Cominetti, Matteo Commessatti, Marco Favuto, Alberto Ferreli, Alberto Fino, Stefano Gulli, Federico Lamponi, Alessandro Massè, Umberto Mezzadri, Mauro Monesi, Michael Oransky, Antonello Pannella, Federico Santolini, Marco Stella, Domenico Tigani, Kristijan Zoccola, Guido Rocca
Abstract 174 | PDF Downloads 47 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.9856

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Accuracy of Ottawa ankle rules for midfoot and ankle injuries

Selen Yavas, Engin Deniz Arslan, Seda Ozkan, Yasemin Yilmaz Aydin, Macit Aydin
Abstract 75 | PDF Downloads 27 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.9962

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The role of minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) technique for treating 3- and 4-part proximal humerus fractures in the elderly – a case study

Dario Attala, Matteo Primavera, Arianna Di Marcantonio, Loris Broccolo , Francesco Pio Oliverio, Carmine Zoccali , Jacopo Baldi, Roberto Biagini
Abstract 111 | PDF Downloads 12 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.9985

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The modified TIME-H scoring system, a versatile tool in wound management practice: a preliminary report

Giuseppe Guarro, Federico Cozzani, Matteo Rossini, Elena Bonati, Paolo Del Rio
Abstract 168 | PDF Downloads 27 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.10666

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Early weight bearing in acetabular and pelvic fractures

Luigi Murena, Gianluca Canton, Bramir Hoxhaj, Andrea Sborgia, Roberto Fattori, Stefano Gulli, Enrico Vaienti
Abstract 56 | PDF Downloads 25 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.10787

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Periprosthetic infection risks and predictive value of C-reactive protein / albumin ratio for total joint arthroplasty

Şeyhmus Yigit, Mehmet Sait Akar, Mehmet Akif Şahin, Hüseyin Arslan
Abstract 50 | PDF Downloads 26 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.10995

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Negative symptom configuration in patients with first episode affective psychosis: findings from the 1-year follow-up of the “Parma Early Psychosis” program.

Lorenzo Pelizza, Davide Maestri, Emanuela Leuci, Emanuela Quattrone, Silvia Azzali, Giuseppina Paulillo, Pietro Pellegrini
Abstract 36 | PDF Downloads 22 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11115

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The Prevalence of the Different Components of the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) in Obese Nondiabetic Children and Young Adolescents and their Anthropometric Data in Relation to Parents.

Noor Hamed, Ashraf Soliman, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Nada Alaaraj, Fawziya Alyafei, Mona Shaat, Noora Aljaffali, Maya Itani, Celine Jour
Abstract 53 | PDF Downloads 27 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11116

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Intravenous treatment with biphosphates in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Marianna Faggiani, Alice Piccato, Chiara Baroni, Salvatore Risitano, Luigi Giulio Conforti
Abstract 287 | PDF Downloads 23 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11194

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Management care improvement of people living with HIV: definition of a targeted clinical pathway in a University Hospital of South Italy

Smeralda D'Amato, Giovanni Francesco Pellicanò, Giuseppe Nunnari, Franco Fedele, Raffaele Squeri, Francesco Mazzitelli, Flavia D'Andrea, Daniele Maisano, Raffaele Squeri, Cristina Genovese
Abstract 40 | PDF Downloads 30 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11425

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Inter-observer concordance in normal and pathological findings of the hip joint in plain radiographs.

Maria Giovanna Atria, Marco Calvi, Giada Zorzetto, Marco Curti, Angelica Celentano, Marta Duvia, Massimo Venturini, Eugenio Annibale Genovese
Abstract 110 | PDF Downloads 15 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11433

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Validity of Skin Prick Test to Bermuda Grass in a desert environment

Mona Al-Ahmad, Edin Jusufovic, Nermina Arifhodzic, Jasmina Nurkic
Abstract 107 | PDF Downloads 15 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11461

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A study of isolated hyperglycemia (blood glucose ≥155 mg/dL) at 1-hour of oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in patients with β-transfusion dependent thalassemia (β-TDT) followed for 12 years

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf Soliman, Ploutarchos Tzoulis, Shahina Daar, Gabriella Cinzia Pozzobon, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 68 | PDF Downloads 38 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11105

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Rheumatoid Arthritis disease activity assessment in routine care: performance of the most widely used composite disease activity indices and patient-reported outcome measures

Fausto Salaffi, Marco Di Carlo, Sonia Farah, Daniela Marotto, Fabiola Atzeni, Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
Abstract 163 | PDF Downloads 39 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.10831

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Reviews

Development and Validation of a Questionnaire investigating the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Healthcare Workers in the Field of Anesthesiology concerning the Italian Law on Advance Healthcare Directives: a Pilot Study

Alessandro Bonsignore, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Chiara Basile, Paolo Pelosi, Angelo Gratarola, Giulia Bonatti, Nicolò Patroniti, Rosagemma Ciliberti
Abstract 34 | PDF Downloads 21 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11314

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Scorpion Stings in Saudi Arabia: An Overview

Mustafa A. Alhamoud, Mohammad S. Al Fehaid, Mohammed A. Alhamoud, Ahmed A. Alkhalifah, Mohammed H. Alzoayed, Ritesh G. Menezes
Abstract 218 | PDF Downloads 35 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11550

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Hormone resistance in children: what primary care physicians need to know

Kotb Metwalley, Hekma Saad Farghaly
Abstract 40 | PDF Downloads 23 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11613

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Use of different devices for surgical treatment of proximal humerus fractures in adults: a systematic review

Vito Pavone, Andrea Vescio, Regina Denaro, Danilo Costa, Giuseppe Condorelli, Vincenzo Fabrizio Caruso, Giuseppe Sessa, Gianluca Testa
Abstract 102 | PDF Downloads 20 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11394

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Oncologic outcome of salvage high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) in radiorecurrent prostate cancer. A systematic review

Umberto Maestroni, Alessandro Tafuri, Francesco Dinale, Davide Campobasso, Alessandro Antonelli, Francesco Ziglioli
Abstract 151 | PDF Downloads 22 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i3.11475

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Management of pediatric cardiac surgery wound: a literature review

Angela Prendin, Benedicta Tabacco, Paola Claudia Fazio, Ilaria de Barbieri
Abstract 179 | PDF Downloads 29 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11269

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Diagnosis of acute appendicitis based on clinical scores: is it a myth or reality?

Mauro Podda, Adolfo Pisanu, Massimo Sartelli, Federico Coccolini, Dimitrios Damaskos, Goran Augustin, Mansoor Khan, Francesco Pata, Belinda De Simone, Luca Ansaloni, Fausto Catena, Salomone Di Saverio
Abstract 224 | PDF Downloads 18 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11666

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Focus On

Hantavirus infections in Italy: not reported doesn’t mean inexistent.

Matteo Riccò, Simona Peruzzi, Silvia Ranzieri, Federica Balzarini, Marina Valente, Federico Marchesi, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi
Abstract 134 | PDF Downloads 35 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.10661

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Information obligation in surgery

Natale Mario di Luca, Alessandro del Rio
Abstract 165 | PDF Downloads 16 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.10318

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Case Reports

A rare case of Ovarian Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumor in an Infant with Isosexual Pseudo Puberty and a Revision of Literature

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Shayma Ahmed, Ashraf Soliman, Fawzia Alyafei, Nada Alaaraj, Maryam Al Maadheed , Colin Clelland
Abstract 25 | PDF Downloads 10 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11572

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The role of MRI in the management of a prostate cancer patient with bone and lymph nodes metastases. A case report.

Maddalena Belmonte, Giulia Saia, Fabio Zugni, Sarah Alessi, Alberto Colombo, Paul E. Summers, Stefano Luzzago, Giulia Marvaso, Gennaro Musi, Ottavio De Cobelli, Barbara A. Jereczek-Fossa, Giuseppe Petralia
Abstract 99 | PDF Downloads 30 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11337

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Letters to the Editor

ADVANCES IN HEMOGLOBINOPATHIES (Editor: Ashraf T Soliman)

Foreword: Advances in Hemoglobinopathies

Vincenzo De Sanctis
Abstract 59 | PDF Downloads 34 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11927

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Immigration and screening programs for hemoglobinopathies in Italy, Spain and Turkey

Duran Canatan, Joan Lluis Vives Corrons, Giorgio Piacentini , Fatih Kara, Bekir Keskinkılıç , Başak Tezel, Aslıhan Külekçi Uğur , Meliha Babayiğit, Elena Krishnevskaya, Giuseppe Millimaggi, Ozlem Erinekçi, Zekiye Özdemir, Vincenzo De Sanctis
Abstract 39 | PDF Downloads 18 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11965

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The different patterns of insulin response during Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) in transfused young patients with β-Thalassemia.

Christos Kattamis, Vassilis Ladis, Myrto Skafida, Nicoletta Iacovidou, Charalambos Theodoridis
Abstract 73 | PDF Downloads 15 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.11144

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Obituary

In memoriam of Gino Strada

Maurizio Vanelli
Abstract 23 | PDF Downloads 21 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.12197

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Gino Strada, a man I was lucky to meet

Sandro Contini
Abstract 34 | PDF Downloads 8 | DOI https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v92i4.12196

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