Vincenzo Baldo

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Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Hospitalization for diseases attributable to human papillomavirus in the Veneto Region (North-East Italy)
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Public Health Section, Istituto di Igiene, University of Padua, via Loredan, 18, 35121 Padova, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 13:462. 2013
  2. pmc Underage drinking on saturday nights, sociodemographic and environmental risk factors: a cross-sectional study
    Luigi Gallimberti
    Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Toxicology Unit, Italy
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:15. 2011
  3. pmc Tattoo removal in the typical adolescent
    Luca Cegolon
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Padua University, Padua, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 4:209. 2011
  4. pmc Hospitalisation for rotavirus gastroenteritis in the paediatric population in the Veneto Region, Italy
    Mario Saia
    Hospital Services, the Veneto Region, Rio Novo, Italy
    BMC Public Health 10:636. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Response of influenza vaccines against heterovariant influenza virus strains in adults with chronic diseases
    V Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Clin Immunol 27:542-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pathological gambling, alcoholism and drug addiction
    V Baldo
    Department of Enviromental Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Padua, Italy
    Ann Ig 18:147-53. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint MF59-adjuvanted influenza vaccine confers superior immunogenicity in adult subjects (18-60 years of age) with chronic diseases who are at risk of post-influenza complications
    V Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Vaccine 25:3955-61. 2007
  8. pmc Varicella: epidemiological aspects and vaccination coverage in the Veneto Region
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 9:150. 2009
  9. pmc Immunogenicity of three different influenza vaccines against homologous and heterologous strains in nursing home elderly residents
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Via Loredan 18, 35151 Padua, Italy
    Clin Dev Immunol 2010:517198. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological aspect of traumatic brain injury in Northeast Italy
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:1059-63. 2003

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Publications48

  1. pmc Hospitalization for diseases attributable to human papillomavirus in the Veneto Region (North-East Italy)
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Public Health Section, Istituto di Igiene, University of Padua, via Loredan, 18, 35121 Padova, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 13:462. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Underage drinking on saturday nights, sociodemographic and environmental risk factors: a cross-sectional study
    Luigi Gallimberti
    Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Toxicology Unit, Italy
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:15. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate social, demographic and environmental factors that may raise the risk of Saturday night drinking and binge drinking among Italian school students...
  3. pmc Tattoo removal in the typical adolescent
    Luca Cegolon
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Padua University, Padua, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 4:209. 2011
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  4. pmc Hospitalisation for rotavirus gastroenteritis in the paediatric population in the Veneto Region, Italy
    Mario Saia
    Hospital Services, the Veneto Region, Rio Novo, Italy
    BMC Public Health 10:636. 2010
    ..The analysis was conducted in an area where rotavirus vaccination is not included into immunization programmes and is an attempt to assess the potential benefits of such introduction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Response of influenza vaccines against heterovariant influenza virus strains in adults with chronic diseases
    V Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Clin Immunol 27:542-7. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pathological gambling, alcoholism and drug addiction
    V Baldo
    Department of Enviromental Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Padua, Italy
    Ann Ig 18:147-53. 2006
    ..Preventing substance abuse may reduce the pathological gambling rates and better results can be obtained with educational campaigns beginning earlier in life...
  7. ncbi request reprint MF59-adjuvanted influenza vaccine confers superior immunogenicity in adult subjects (18-60 years of age) with chronic diseases who are at risk of post-influenza complications
    V Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Vaccine 25:3955-61. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Varicella: epidemiological aspects and vaccination coverage in the Veneto Region
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 9:150. 2009
    ..To evaluate parameters at the start of the programme, we conducted a study to describe the epidemiology of varicella infection and coverage rates for varicella vaccine in the Veneto Region (North-East Italy)...
  9. pmc Immunogenicity of three different influenza vaccines against homologous and heterologous strains in nursing home elderly residents
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Via Loredan 18, 35151 Padua, Italy
    Clin Dev Immunol 2010:517198. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological aspect of traumatic brain injury in Northeast Italy
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:1059-63. 2003
    ..Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) remain an important public health problem in developed countries. Hospital records were reviewed to ascertain the epidemiology of TBIs in Northeast Italy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Universal varicella vaccination in the Veneto Region, Italy: launch of a programme targeting all children aged 14 months and susceptible adolescents
    V Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Italy
    Euro Surveill 12:E071101.3. 2007
  12. doi request reprint Systematic age-related differences in chronic disease management in a population-based cohort study: a new paradigm of primary care is required
    Alessandra Buja
    Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Section Public Health, Dipartimento di Medicina Molecolare, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e91340. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the performance of primary health care services in managing diabetes, congestive heart failure (CHF) and coronary heart disease (CHD), by age group...
  13. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological aspects of biliary tree tumors in a region of northern Italy: emerging trends and sex-based differences
    Annarosa Floreani
    aDepartment of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology bLaboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova cNational Centre for Health and Gender Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:1347-51. 2013
    ..Epidemiological data point to an increase in the incidence of CCA in both western and eastern countries; however, data on more recent years are lacking...
  14. ncbi request reprint Therapy of chronic hepatitis C with PEG-IFN α-2b plus ribavirin in patients with genotype 2 or 3: 16 versus 24 weeks, clinical outcome and direct cost analyses
    Paolo Fabris
    aDepartment of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, S Bortolo Hospital bDepartment of Infectious Diseases, Schio, Vicenza cGastroenterology Unit, Gorizia Hospital, Gorizia dDepartment of Gastroenterology, AASL2, San Paolo Hospital, Savona eInstitute of Hygiene fDepartment of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:1396-401. 2013
    ..Short antiviral therapy has been proposed for patients with chronic hepatitis C, easy genotypes, low fibrosis score, low viral load at baseline, and rapid virological response (RVR). However, this approach is not completely accepted...
  15. doi request reprint An update review on risk factors and scales for prediction of deep sternal wound infections
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua 35127, Italy
    Int Wound J 9:372-86. 2012
    ..This study provides a broad update on our knowledge of the risk factors for DSWI and the scales for prediction with a view to improving the management of infections at cardiosurgery units...
  16. ncbi request reprint Energy drink consumption in children and early adolescents
    Luigi Gallimberti
    Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 172:1335-40. 2013
    ..Awareness of the damage caused by energy drinks emerged as a protective factor that reduced the likelihood of young students consuming such drinks...
  17. doi request reprint Characteristics, processes, management and outcome of accesses to accident and emergency departments by citizenship
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine of the University of Padova, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Via Loredan 18, 35121, Padua, Italy
    Int J Public Health 59:167-74. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the characteristics of accident and emergency department (A and E) access, process management and outcome after grouping patients by their citizenship...
  18. pmc Seroepidemiology of polioviruses among university students in northern Italy
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 19:1292-5. 2012
    ..Judging from our findings, it may be worth considering administering a fifth dose of polio vaccine to adolescents...
  19. doi request reprint A 35-year follow-up of a large cohort of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis seen at a single centre
    Annarosa Floreani
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Liver Int 31:361-8. 2011
    ..The natural history of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is still debated...
  20. doi request reprint Pegylated interferon alpha-2b plus ribavirin for naive patients with HCV-related cirrhosis
    Annarosa Floreani
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:734-7. 2008
    ..Data on the efficacy of antiviral therapy in patients with HCV-related compensated cirrhosis are generally drawn from analyzing subgroups in larger trials...
  21. doi request reprint Tackling inequalities: are secondary prevention therapies for reducing post-infarction mortality used without disparities?
    Alessandra Buja
    University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 21:222-30. 2014
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Performance and utility of transient elastography and noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis in primary biliary cirrhosis
    Annarosa Floreani
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:887-92. 2011
    ..The performance of transient elastography in primary biliary cirrhosis has yet to be fully established...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term persistence of anti-HBs after vaccination against HBV: an 18 year experience in health care workers
    Annarosa Floreani
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Vaccine 22:607-10. 2004
    ..Overall, the anti-HBs seroprotection rate was 95.4% (102 subjects). Based on GMT results, no booster dose is necessary in healthy adults for at least 10 years after primary immunization...
  24. doi request reprint Hepatic expression of endocannabinoid receptors and their novel polymorphisms in primary biliary cirrhosis
    Annarosa Floreani
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    J Gastroenterol 45:68-76. 2010
    ..The endocannabinoid system (EC) has emerged as a crucial mediator in a variety of pathophysiological conditions...
  25. pmc Increased rate of day surgery use for inguinal and femoral hernia repair in a decade of hospital admissions in the Veneto Region (north-east Italy): a record linkage study
    Mario Saia
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, University of Padova, Padova, Via Loredan 18 35127 Italy
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:349. 2013
    ..This study aimed to outline the epidemiology of the procedures for repairing unilateral inguinal and femoral hernia in the Veneto Region, and to analyze the time trends and organizational appropriateness of these procedures...
  26. doi request reprint Persistence of immunity to tick-borne encephalitis after vaccination and natural infection
    Tatjana Baldovin
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Italy
    J Med Virol 84:1274-8. 2012
    ..In subjects aged 60 years or older, booster doses should be given every 3 years...
  27. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk of blood-borne viruses in healthcare workers: a 5-year surveillance program
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padua, Italy
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:325-7. 2002
    ..This study presents the results of a 5-year surveillance program involving the prospective follow-up of healthcare workers (HCWs) in the Veneto region of Italy exposed to blood-borne viruses...
  28. doi request reprint Female patients in fertile age with chronic hepatitis C, easy genotype, and persistently normal transaminases have a 100% chance to reach a sustained virological response
    Annarosa Floreani
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:997-1003. 2011
    ..Patients with chronic hepatitis C and persistently normal alanine transaminase levels have recently been included in the guidelines for antiviral treatment...
  29. doi request reprint Retreatment of patients with chronic hepatitis C relapsers to a previous antiviral treatment
    Annarosa Floreani
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:711-5. 2011
    ..The efficacy of retreatment with pegylated interferon (PEG-IFN) plus ribavirin for patients relapsing after a previous treatment remains to be fully elucidated, although extended treatment seems to be the best option in such cases...
  30. ncbi request reprint Right congenital diaphragmatic hernia: an 18-year experience
    Paola Midrio
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Padua, 35121 Padua, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 42:517-21. 2007
    ..A retrospective analysis of RCDH treated at a single center over 18 years has been reviewed with regard to outcome after the introduction of a new treatment protocol for CDH...
  31. ncbi request reprint Is osteoporosis a peculiar association with primary biliary cirrhosis?
    Annarosa Floreani
    Div Gastroenterologia, Via Giustiniani, 2, Padova 35128, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 11:5347-50. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Sex hormone profile and endometrial cancer risk in primary biliary cirrhosis: a case-control study
    Annarosa Floreani
    Division of Gastroenterologia, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 103:154-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the sex hormone profile and endometrial histology in primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)...
  33. doi request reprint Strain and health implications of nurses' shift work
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Padua University, Padua, Italy
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:511-21. 2013
    ..No reports have been accessible in the relevant literature on the possible association between shift work and job-related strain in nurses...
  34. doi request reprint Smoking in early and mid-adolescence
    Giovanni Forza
    Toxicology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Via Loredan 18, Padua, Italy
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:449-55. 2012
    ..We compared the risk factors and variables for smoking in early- versus mid-adolescence with a view to helping policy makers identify age-specific prevention strategies...
  35. pmc Detection of autoantibodies against recombinant desmoglein 1 and 3 molecules in patients with pemphigus vulgaris: correlation with disease extent at the time of diagnosis and during follow-up
    Anna Belloni-Fortina
    Unit of Dermatology, University of Padua, Via Cesare Battisti 206, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Clin Dev Immunol 2009:187864. 2009
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Caustic ingestion in children: is endoscopy always indicated? The results of an Italian multicenter observational study
    Pietro Betalli
    Pediatric Surgery Clinic, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:434-9. 2008
    ..The ingestion of caustic substances can represent a serious medical problem in children...
  37. doi request reprint Endogenous interferon-alpha level is increased in hepatitis C virus (HCV)-positive pregnant women
    Delia Maria Paternoster
    Department of Gynecological Science and Human Reproduction, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:204-7. 2008
    ..However, other cofactors influencing the vertical transmission are still debated...
  38. ncbi request reprint Is moderate alcohol consumption a risk factor for kidney function decline? A systematic review of observational studies
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Ren Nutr 24:224-35. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review of published observational studies on the association between alcohol consumption and renal functional impairment...
  39. pmc Prevalence of chronic diseases by immigrant status and disparities in chronic disease management in immigrants: a population-based cohort study, Valore Project
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory for Public Health and Population Studies, University of Padova, Via Loredan 18, Padova 35128, Italy
    BMC Public Health 13:504. 2013
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Primary biliary cirrhosis and hepatitis C virus infection
    Annarosa Floreani
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2757-62. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the clinical characteristics of hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) by comparison to patients with both antimitochondrial (AMA) positive and AMA negative PBC...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical course and outcome of autoimmune hepatitis/primary sclerosing cholangitis overlap syndrome
    Annarosa Floreani
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1516-22. 2005
    ..Autoimmune hepatitis/primary sclerosing cholangitis (AIH/PSC) overlap syndrome is a relatively uncommon variant of PSC...
  42. ncbi request reprint Response to influenza vaccine in people with non-protective HI antibody titers
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:843-5. 2006
    ..31; 95% CI: 1.37-3.89). The results suggest that antibody response to vaccine is satisfactory in elderly people previously lacking a protective antibody titer, and that the adjuvanted vaccine reveals a better immunogenicity...
  43. ncbi request reprint Lack of higher frequency of the chemokine receptor 5-delta32/delta32 genotype in hepatitis C
    Anna Maria Tommasi
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:440-3. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to verify whether this mutation occurs in an Italian population with hepatitis C and whether it is an adverse host factor indicative of severity of liver disease and response to antiviral therapy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Are elderly patients poor candidates for pegylated interferon plus ribavirin in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C?
    Annarosa Floreani
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:549-50. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Alcohol is an important co-factor for both steatosis and fibrosis in Northern Italian patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Paolo Fabris
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, S Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 37, Vicenza, Italy
    J Hepatol 41:644-51. 2004
    ..To evaluate: (1) the relationship between steatosis and either host or viral factors; (2) the correlation between steatosis and fibrosis in patients with CHC...
  46. ncbi request reprint Impact of occult HBV infection in HIV/HCV co-infected patients: HBV-DNA detection in liver specimens and in serum samples
    Paolo Fabris
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, S Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Curr HIV Res 6:173-9. 2008
    ..Occult B infection is relatively frequent in HIV/HCV co-infected patients, and is underestimated by common HBV-DNA serological assays. However, it doesn't seem to exert a relevant impact...
  47. doi request reprint Changing epidemiology of HCV and HBV infections in Northern Italy: a survey in the general population
    Paolo Fabris
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, S Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:527-32. 2008
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Intrafamilial transmission of hepatitis C virus infection
    Eliseo Minola
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Bergamo Hospital, Bergamo, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:293-7. 2006
    ..The role of intrafamilial HCV transmission is still controversial...