Michele Abate

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Affiliation: University of Chieti
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of hypertension on balance assessed by computerized posturography in the elderly
    Michele Abate
    Postgraduate School of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine and Sciences of Aging, University G d Annunzio Chieti, Via dei Vestini 5, 66013 Chieti Scalo, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:113-7. 2009
  2. pmc Trail Making Test predicts physical impairment and mortality in older persons
    Rosamaria Vazzana
    Department of Medicine and Sciences of Aging, Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:719-23. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Hyaluronic acid in ankle osteoarthritis: why evidence of efficacy is still lacking?
    Michele Abate
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, Infrared Imaging Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Technologies ITAB, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Via dei Vestini 31, 66013, Chieti Scalo CH, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:277-81. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Neoangiogenesis is reduced in chronic tendinopathies of type 2 diabetic patients
    M Abate
    G d Annunzio University Foundation, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 25:757-61. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Femoroacetabular impingement: is hyaluronic acid effective?
    Michele Abate
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Via dei Vestini 31, 66013, Chieti Scalo, CH, Italy
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 22:889-92. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cutaneous termic response to a standardised warm up in trained and untrained individuals
    M Abate
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 53:209-15. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Occurrence of tendon pathologies in metabolic disorders
    Michele Abate
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Chieti Scalo CH, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:599-608. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Achilles tendon and plantar fascia in recently diagnosed type II diabetes: role of body mass index
    Michele Abate
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, Infrared Imaging Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Technologies, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Via dei Vestini 31, 66013 Chieti Scalo, CH, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 31:1109-13. 2012
  9. pmc Sonographic evaluation of the shoulder in asymptomatic elderly subjects with diabetes
    Michele Abate
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, Infrared Imaging Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Technologies, University G, d Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Via dei Vestini 31, 66013, Chieti Scalo CH, Italy
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:278. 2010
  10. pmc Pathogenesis of tendinopathies: inflammation or degeneration?
    Michele Abate
    Postgraduate School of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, 66013 Chieti Scalo, CH, Italy
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:235. 2009

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Effects of hypertension on balance assessed by computerized posturography in the elderly
    Michele Abate
    Postgraduate School of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine and Sciences of Aging, University G d Annunzio Chieti, Via dei Vestini 5, 66013 Chieti Scalo, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:113-7. 2009
    ..Those with uncomplicated hypertension compared with normo-tensive subjects, although complaining more frequently symptoms of postural instability, did not show worse performances in static posturographic tests...
  2. pmc Trail Making Test predicts physical impairment and mortality in older persons
    Rosamaria Vazzana
    Department of Medicine and Sciences of Aging, Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:719-23. 2010
    ..To examine whether performance in the Trail Making Test (TMT) predicts mobility impairment and mortality in older persons...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hyaluronic acid in ankle osteoarthritis: why evidence of efficacy is still lacking?
    Michele Abate
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, Infrared Imaging Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Technologies ITAB, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Via dei Vestini 31, 66013, Chieti Scalo CH, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:277-81. 2012
    ..Indeed, it is well known that hyaluronic acid, if not delivered directly into the intra-articular space, is unlikely to be effective...
  4. ncbi request reprint Neoangiogenesis is reduced in chronic tendinopathies of type 2 diabetic patients
    M Abate
    G d Annunzio University Foundation, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 25:757-61. 2012
    ..In subjects with diabetes, tendinopathic features are significantly higher than healthy controls, while the prevalence of neovascularisation inside tendons is less represented...
  5. doi request reprint Femoroacetabular impingement: is hyaluronic acid effective?
    Michele Abate
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Via dei Vestini 31, 66013, Chieti Scalo, CH, Italy
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 22:889-92. 2014
    ..Conservative treatments are effective in the short term, but surgery is often required. Aim of this paper was to report the short-term results on hip pain and function after ultrasound-guided injections of hyaluronic acid...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cutaneous termic response to a standardised warm up in trained and untrained individuals
    M Abate
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 53:209-15. 2013
    ..Purpose of this paper was to quantitatively evaluate, by means of infrared thermography, the differences in the cutaneous temperature among trained and untrained subjects...
  7. doi request reprint Occurrence of tendon pathologies in metabolic disorders
    Michele Abate
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Chieti Scalo CH, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:599-608. 2013
    ..Finally, tendon abnormalities have been observed in some rare congenital metabolism disorders such as alkaptonuria...
  8. doi request reprint Achilles tendon and plantar fascia in recently diagnosed type II diabetes: role of body mass index
    Michele Abate
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, Infrared Imaging Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Technologies, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Via dei Vestini 31, 66013 Chieti Scalo, CH, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 31:1109-13. 2012
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  9. pmc Sonographic evaluation of the shoulder in asymptomatic elderly subjects with diabetes
    Michele Abate
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, Infrared Imaging Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Technologies, University G, d Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Via dei Vestini 31, 66013, Chieti Scalo CH, Italy
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:278. 2010
    ..Aim of our research was to evaluate the prevalence of shoulder lesions in a population of asymptomatic elderly subjects, normal and with non insulin - dependent diabetes mellitus...
  10. pmc Pathogenesis of tendinopathies: inflammation or degeneration?
    Michele Abate
    Postgraduate School of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, 66013 Chieti Scalo, CH, Italy
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:235. 2009
    ..It is conceivable that inflammation and degeneration are not mutually exclusive, but work together in the pathogenesis of tendinopathies...
  11. doi request reprint Limited joint mobility (LJM) in elderly subjects with type II diabetes mellitus
    Michele Abate
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Bioimaging, Infrared Imaging Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Technologies, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Via dei Vestini 31, I 66013 Chieti Scalo, CH, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 53:135-40. 2011
    ..Our data confirm that diabetes worsens the LJM in the elderly, increasing the cross-linking of collagen by the non-enzymatic advanced glycation end products formation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Viscosupplementation with intra-articular hyaluronic acid for treatment of osteoarthritis in the elderly
    M Abate
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Bioimaging, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Technologies ITAB, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 16:631-40. 2010
    ..The therapy is well tolerated with absence of systemic side effects and only with limited local discomfort...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of vascular risk factors on balance assessed by computerized posturography in the elderly
    Angelo Di Iorio
    Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine and Sciences of Aging, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Via dei Vestini 5, 66013 Chieti Scalo, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 21:136-42. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of vascular risk factors, isolated or in association, on balance, as assessed by posturographic platform...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of affective picture viewing on postural control in healthy male subjects
    Michele D'Attilio
    University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Ithaly
    Cranio 31:202-10. 2013
    ..The posture-stabilometric parameters were statistically analyzed (RM ANOVA on Ranks). The results showed that the emotional inputs might influence body balance...
  15. pmc Obesity, poor muscle strength, and venous thromboembolism in older persons: the InCHIANTI study
    Marcello Di Nisio
    Department of Medicine and Aging, Centre for Aging Sciences Ce S I, University G d Annunzio Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:320-5. 2011
    ..This study evaluated whether obesity and poor muscle strength are associated with venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Viscosupplementation with hyaluronic acid in hip osteoarthritis (a review)
    Michele Abate
    Postgraduate School of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Italy
    Ups J Med Sci 113:261-77. 2008
    ..Viscosupplementation (VS) with hyaluronic acid (HA) is largely used for knee osteoarthritis therapy, but the evidences for its usefulness in hip osteoarthritis (OA) are limited...
  17. pmc From chronic low back pain to disability, a multifactorial mediated pathway: the InCHIANTI study
    Angelo Di Iorio
    Department of Medicine and Sciences of Aging, Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, University G d Annunzio Chieti, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E809-15. 2007
    ..Clinicoepidemiologic study in the Chianti area (Tuscany, Italy)...
  18. doi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for asymptomatic rotator cuff tears in postmenopausal women
    Michele Abate
    From the Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Chieti Scalo, Italy
    Menopause 21:275-80. 2014
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the prevalence of rotator cuff asymptomatic tears in postmenopausal women and to study their relationship with anthropometric and metabolic measures...
  19. doi request reprint Revisiting Physical Examination: Abadie's Sign and Achilles Intratendinous Changes in Subjects with Diabetes
    Michele Abate
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Med Princ Pract 23:186-8. 2014
    ..The concordance between Abadie's sign and Achilles sonographic abnormalities needs to be evaluated in a larger sample to consider it useful for practical purposes. © 2013 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  20. doi request reprint Effects of viewing affective pictures on sEMG activity of masticatory and postural muscles
    Michele D'Attilio
    Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 544:10-4. 2013
    ..The results show that emotional inputs seems not influence the activity of masticatory and postural muscles, recorded by sEMG...
  21. pmc Management of limited joint mobility in diabetic patients
    Michele Abate
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Italy
    Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes 6:197-207. 2013
    ..Several treatments are used in clinical practice, but their mechanisms of action are not completely understood, and their efficacy is also debated...
  22. doi request reprint Post traumatic myositis ossificans: Sonographic findings
    Michele Abate
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Bioimaging, Infrared Imaging Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Technologies, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Italy
    J Clin Ultrasound 39:135-40. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the sonographic (US) features of post traumatic myositis ossificans (PTMO)...
  23. doi request reprint Ultrasound morphology of the achilles in asymptomatic patients with and without diabetes
    Michele Abate
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 35:44-9. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the morphologic characteristics of the Achilles tendon in subjects with diabetes in comparison with controls without diabetes...
  24. pmc Achilles tendinopathy in amateur runners: role of adiposity (Tendinopathies and obesity)
    Michele Abate
    G d Annunzio University Foundation, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Chieti Scalo CH, Italy
    Muscles Ligaments Tendons J 2:44-8. 2012
    ..Running is associated to a physiologic hypertrophy of Achilles tendon in normal weight subjects. Overweight runners may precociously develop tendon abnormalities, due to the increased stress and the unfavourable milieu of repair...
  25. pmc Stem cell therapy of tendinopathies: suggestions from veterinary medicine
    Aurelio Muttini
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Teramo, Italy Stem TeCh Group, Chieti Scalo, Italy
    Muscles Ligaments Tendons J 2:187-92. 2012
    ..Considering that Superficial Digital Flexor tendinopathy is similar for pathogenesis and histopathology to Achilles tendinopathy in man, this experience can provide supportive data to encourage the use of regenerative therapy in humans...
  26. doi request reprint Postural adjustment in experimental leg length difference evaluated by means of thermal infrared imaging
    Michele Abate
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Bioimaging, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Pescara, Italy
    Physiol Meas 31:35-43. 2010
    ..IR imaging was able to highlight specific functional activations. The method is non-invasive and it can be repeated without any discomfort for the physiopathological and clinical evaluation of LLD patients...