Massimo Bovenzi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Trieste
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Risk factors for operated carpal tunnel syndrome: a multicenter population-based case-control study
    Stefano Mattioli
    Occupational Health Service, ASL di Ravenna, Ravenna, Italy
    BMC Public Health 9:343. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Duration of acute exposures to vibration and finger circulation
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:130-7. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Finger systolic blood pressure indices for the diagnosis of vibration-induced white finger
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 75:20-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Scleroderma and occupational exposure to hand-transmitted vibration
    M Bovenzi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 74:579-82. 2001
  5. pmc Response of finger circulation to energy equivalent combinations of magnitude and duration of vibration
    M Bovenzi
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pieta 19, Trieste 34129, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 58:185-93. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Vibration-induced multifocal neuropathy in forestry workers: electrophysiological findings in relation to vibration exposure and finger circulation
    M Bovenzi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 73:519-27. 2000
  7. pmc Acute vascular responses to the frequency of vibration transmitted to the hand
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Trieste 34129, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 57:422-30. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint An updated review of epidemiologic studies on the relationship between exposure to whole-body vibration and low back pain (1986-1997)
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pieta 19, Trieste I 34129, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 72:351-65. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Vibration-induced white finger and cold response of digital arterial vessels in occupational groups with various patterns of exposure to hand-transmitted vibration
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:138-44. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the cold response of digital vessels in forestry workers exposed to saw vibration
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 71:493-8. 1998

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Publications47

  1. pmc Risk factors for operated carpal tunnel syndrome: a multicenter population-based case-control study
    Stefano Mattioli
    Occupational Health Service, ASL di Ravenna, Ravenna, Italy
    BMC Public Health 9:343. 2009
    ..This population-based case-control study aims to investigate occupational/non-occupational risk factors for surgically treated CTS...
  2. ncbi request reprint Duration of acute exposures to vibration and finger circulation
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:130-7. 1998
    ..This study investigated changes in finger circulation after different durations of exposure to hand-transmitted vibration...
  3. ncbi request reprint Finger systolic blood pressure indices for the diagnosis of vibration-induced white finger
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 75:20-8. 2002
    ..To compare the accuracy of several finger systolic blood pressure indices (FSBPIs) for the diagnosis of cold-induced Raynaud's phenomenon in vibration-exposed worker groups with different prevalences of vibration-induced white finger (VWF)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Scleroderma and occupational exposure to hand-transmitted vibration
    M Bovenzi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 74:579-82. 2001
    ..To determine whether occupational exposure to hand-transmitted vibration is a risk factor for scleroderma (systemic sclerosis, SSc), two case-control studies were conducted in the provinces of Trento and Verona, northeastern Italy...
  5. pmc Response of finger circulation to energy equivalent combinations of magnitude and duration of vibration
    M Bovenzi
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pieta 19, Trieste 34129, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 58:185-93. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Vibration-induced multifocal neuropathy in forestry workers: electrophysiological findings in relation to vibration exposure and finger circulation
    M Bovenzi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 73:519-27. 2000
    ..A further aim was to assess the possible relationships between vibration exposure, nerve conduction and finger circulation in the forestry workers who used chain saws...
  7. pmc Acute vascular responses to the frequency of vibration transmitted to the hand
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Trieste 34129, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 57:422-30. 2000
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint An updated review of epidemiologic studies on the relationship between exposure to whole-body vibration and low back pain (1986-1997)
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pieta 19, Trieste I 34129, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 72:351-65. 1999
    ..Comparing the epidemiologic studies included in this review with those conducted before 1986, it is concluded that research design and the quality of exposure and health effect data in the field of WBV have improved in the last decade...
  9. ncbi request reprint Vibration-induced white finger and cold response of digital arterial vessels in occupational groups with various patterns of exposure to hand-transmitted vibration
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:138-44. 1998
    ..This study investigated the relation between vibration exposure, the prevalence of white fingers, and the cold response of digital arterial vessels in workers using vibrating tools...
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the cold response of digital vessels in forestry workers exposed to saw vibration
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 71:493-8. 1998
    ..To investigate the occurrence of vibration-induced white finger (VWF) and the cold response of digital vessels in a group of 68 forestry workers who underwent a first clinical examination in 1990 and were then reexamined in 1995...
  11. ncbi request reprint Exposure-response relationship in the hand-arm vibration syndrome: an overview of current epidemiology research
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 71:509-19. 1998
    ..Future epidemiology research should be based on prospective cohort studies because the design characteristics of such studies permit the study of cause-effect relationships and the formulation of etiologic hypotheses...
  12. ncbi request reprint Magnitude of acute exposures to vibration and finger circulation
    M Bovenzi
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 25:278-84. 1999
    ..Changes in finger circulation were studied during and after acute exposure to increasing magnitudes of hand-transmitted vibration...
  13. doi request reprint Concurrent sensitization to metals and occupation
    Francesca Rui
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste 34129, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 67:359-66. 2012
    ..Cosensitization to nickel, cobalt and chromium occurs in the general population and in some occupational groups...
  14. doi request reprint Nickel, chromium and cobalt sensitization in a patch test population in north-eastern Italy (1996-2010)
    Francesca Rui
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, Trieste 34129, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 68:23-31. 2013
    ..Sensitization to nickel, cobalt and chromium is frequent in patch test populations. The prevalence is affected by geographical and socio-cultural factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of finger systolic blood pressure and exposure to hand-transmitted vibration
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:613-23. 2008
    ..To investigate prospectively the relation between vibration-induced white finger (VWF), exposure to hand-transmitted vibration (HTV) and the cold response of digital arteries in users of vibrating tools...
  16. doi request reprint In vitro absorption of metal powders through intact and damaged human skin
    Francesca Larese Filon
    UCO Medicina del Lavoro Dipartimento di Scienze di Medicina Pubblica Università di Trieste, Via della Pieta 19, 34129 Trieste, Italy
    Toxicol In Vitro 23:574-9. 2009
    ..Therefore, our results suggest that is necessary to prevent skin contamination when using toxic substances because a small injury to the skin barrier can significantly increase skin absorption...
  17. ncbi request reprint A follow up study of vascular disorders in vibration-exposed forestry workers
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pieta 19, Trieste 34129, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:401-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the occurrence of vibration-induced white finger (VWF) and the cold response of digital arteries in a group of forestry workers, most of whom had used anti-vibration (AV) chain saws solely...
  18. ncbi request reprint Salivary endothelin and vascular disorders in vibration-exposed workers
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pieta 19, Trieste, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:133-41. 2008
    ..This study investigated the relation between salivary endothelin, vibration exposure, and vascular disorders in a group of forestry workers...
  19. doi request reprint Frequency weightings of hand-transmitted vibration for predicting vibration-induced white finger
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, Department of Reproductive, Developmental and Public Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pieta 19, 34129 Trieste, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:244-52. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the performance of four frequency weightings for hand-transmitted vibration to predict the incidence of vibration-induced white finger (VWF)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Use of color charts for the diagnosis of finger whiteness in vibration-exposed workers
    Corrado Negro
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:633-8. 2008
    ..To assess the usefulness of color charts for the diagnosis of finger whiteness in vibration-exposed workers...
  21. doi request reprint Human skin penetration of cobalt nanoparticles through intact and damaged skin
    Francesca Larese Filon
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Trieste, Via della Pieta 19, 34129 Trieste, Italy
    Toxicol In Vitro 27:121-7. 2013
    ..Twenty-four hours Co flux permeation was 76 ± 49 ng cm(-2)h(-1) in damaged skin with a lag time of 2.8 ± 2.1h. This study suggests that Co applied as NPs is able to penetrate the human skin in an in vitro diffusion cell system...
  22. doi request reprint Nickel, cobalt and chromate sensitization and occupation
    Francesca Rui
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 62:225-31. 2010
    ..Exposure to nickel, cobalt and chromate are important causes of occupational contact dermatitis...
  23. doi request reprint p-Phenylenediamine sensitization and occupation
    Andrea Malvestio
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, 34129 Trieste, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 64:37-42. 2011
    ..p-Phenylenediamine (PPD) is an extreme delayed-type skin sensitizer, and is relevant in both occupational and non-occupational exposures...
  24. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of vibration white finger, cold response of digital arteries, and measures of daily vibration exposure
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Medicina del Lavoro, Dipartimento di Scienze di Medicina Pubblica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste, Universita di Trieste, Centro Tumori, Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:259-72. 2010
    ..To investigate prospectively the relation between vibration-induced vascular disorders and measures of daily exposure to hand-transmitted vibration (HTV)...
  25. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of low back pain and daily vibration exposure in professional drivers
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, Department of Reproductive, Developmental and Public Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pieta 19, I 34129 Trieste, Italy
    Ind Health 48:584-95. 2010
    ..In multivariate data analysis, physical work load was a significant predictor of LBP outcomes over the follow-up period. Perceived psychosocial work environment was not associated with LBP...
  26. doi request reprint Human skin penetration of silver nanoparticles through intact and damaged skin
    Francesca Filon Larese
    UCO Medicina del Lavoro, Dipartimento di Scienze di Medicina Pubblica, Universita di Trieste, Via della Pieta 19, 34129 Trieste, Italy
    Toxicology 255:33-7. 2009
    ..We demonstrated for the first time that silver applied as nanoparticles coated with polyvinylpirrolidone is able to permeate the damaged skin in an in vitro diffusion cell system...
  27. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological evidence for new frequency weightings of hand-transmitted vibration
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Trieste, Italy
    Ind Health 50:377-87. 2012
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of prior exposure to hand-transmitted vibration on cold response of digital arteries
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Medicina del Lavoro, Dipartimento di Scienze di Medicina Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pietà, 19, 34129 Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 80:281-9. 2007
    ..To investigate whether prior exposure to hand-transmitted vibration on the day of a cold provocation test affects the cold response of digital arteries...
  29. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of occupational exposures and systemic sclerosis
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pieta 19, 34129 Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:10-6. 2004
    ..A case-control study was conducted in Verona, Italy, to assess the relationship between occupation, occupational exposures and systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of continuous and intermittent vibration on finger circulation
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Trieste General Hospitals, University of Trieste, Via della Pieta 19, 34129, Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:255-63. 2004
    ..To compare the acute response of finger circulation to continuous and intermittent vibration having the same total duration of vibration exposure and the same energy-equivalent acceleration magnitude...
  31. doi request reprint Metrics of whole-body vibration and exposure-response relationship for low back pain in professional drivers: a prospective cohort study
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Medicina del Lavoro, Dipartimento di Scienze di Medicina Pubblica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste, Universita di Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pieta 19, 34129, Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:893-917. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the relation between alternative measures of exposure to whole-body vibration (WBV) and low back pain (LBP) in professional drivers...
  32. pmc NLRP1 polymorphisms in patients with asbestos-associated mesothelioma
    Martina Girardelli
    Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Infect Agent Cancer 7:25. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  33. doi request reprint Asbestos and SV40 in malignant pleural mesothelioma from a hyperendemic area of north-eastern Italy
    Manola Comar
    Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Tumori 98:210-4. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of manipulative dexterity in vibration-exposed workers
    Francesca Rui
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, University of Trieste, Centro Tumori, Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:545-51. 2008
    ..To investigate the relation between manipulative dexterity and vibration exposure, ergonomic risk factors, and upper limb disorders in a group of workers exposed to hand-transmitted vibration (HTV)...
  35. doi request reprint Silver nanoparticles exert a long-lasting antiproliferative effect on human keratinocyte HaCaT cell line
    Caterina Zanette
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Via L Giorgeri 7 9, 34127 Trieste, Italy
    Toxicol In Vitro 25:1053-60. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that on HaCaT keratinocytes a relatively short time of contact with Ag NPs causes a long-lasting inhibition of cell growth, not associated with consistent Ag NPs internalization...
  36. ncbi request reprint JCV/BKV and SV40 viral load in lymphoid tissues of young immunocompetent children from an area of north-east Italy
    Manola Comar
    Department of Public Medicine Sciences, UCO Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    J Med Virol 82:1236-40. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, the low prevalence of polyomavirus, in comparison with the lymphotropic HHV-6, suggests that these tissues are unlikely to be the preferred site of polyomavirus latency, at least in younger children...
  37. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of peripheral sensory function in vibration-exposed workers
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Medicina del Lavoro, Dipartimento di Scienze della Riproduzione e dello Sviluppo e di Scienze di Medicina Pubblica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste, Universita di Trieste, Centro Tumori, Via della Pieta 19, Trieste, 34129, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:325-34. 2011
    ..To investigate prospectively the relation between vibration-induced sensory dysfunction and measures of daily exposure to hand-transmitted vibration (HTV)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Work-related disorders of the upper limb in female workers using orbital sanders
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Clinical Unit of Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:303-10. 2005
    ..A further aim was to study the possible adverse effects of exposure to a combination of vibration and ergonomic risk factors in female workers...
  39. doi request reprint Gene expression changes in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in occupational exposure to nickel
    Serena Bonin
    Exp Dermatol 20:147-8. 2011
    ..Changes in ETS2 and CASP8 expression are likely to be related to nickel exposure rather than to allergy...
  40. ncbi request reprint In vitro percutaneous absorption of chromium powder and the effect of skin cleanser
    Francesca Larese Filon
    UCO Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Unità Clinico Operativa di Medicina del Lavoro, Dipartimento di Scienze di Medicina Pubblica, Via della Pieta 19, Trieste, Italy
    Toxicol In Vitro 22:1562-7. 2008
    ..03). The results revealed that chromium applied as powder can pass through the skin and that decontamination, done after 30 min of exposure, prevent Cr skin permeation but increase Cr content into the skin...
  41. doi request reprint The significance of mannose-binding lectin gene polymorphisms on the risk of BK virus coinfection in women with human papillomavirus-positive cervical lesions
    Manola Comar
    Department of Reproductive, Developmental, and Public Health Sciences, University of Trieste, and Clinical Unit of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    Hum Immunol 72:663-6. 2011
    ..These data indicate a possible role for the A allele in conferring protection to BKV infection in high-risk HPV-positive women (odds ratio 0.40, 95% confidence interval 0.20-0.85, p = 0.01)...
  42. ncbi request reprint SV40 multiple tissue infection and asbestos exposure in a hyperendemic area for malignant mesothelioma
    Manola Comar
    Department of Public Medicine Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Cancer Res 67:8456-9. 2007
    ..045). This survey shows that SV40 sustains infections in multiple tissues in malignant mesothelioma patients from a geographic area affected with asbestos-related mesothelioma...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Angioneurosis caused by vibrating devices: the first contributions to the literature by Italian authors]
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Medicina del Lavoro Dipartimento di Scienze di Medicina Pubblica Università degli Studi di Trieste
    Med Lav 93:129-30. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of disorders caused by hand-transmitted vibration: Southampton Workshop 2000
    Michael J Griffin
    Human Factors Research Unit, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, UK
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 75:1-5. 2002
    ..To identify the current state of knowledge, current uncertainties and future needs related to the diagnosis of disorders associated with the use of vibratory hand-held tools...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines for prevention of disorders and pathologies caused by exposure to mechanical vibrations in work environment]
    Massimo Bovenzi
    Medicina del Lavoro, Universita di Trieste
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:4-54. 2007
  46. ncbi request reprint Acute response of finger circulation to force and vibration applied to the palm of the hand
    Michael J Griffin
    Human Factors Research Unit, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:383-91. 2006
    ..This study investigated the effects of force at the palm on acute changes in finger circulation during exposure to vibration...
  47. ncbi request reprint Reproductive factors and the risk of scleroderma: an Italian case-control study
    Federica Edith Pisa
    Cattedra di Igiene, DPMSC, University of Udine, Via Colugna 40, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 46:451-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the association between scleroderma (systemic sclerosis; SSc) and reproductive factors in a hospital-based case-control study conducted at the University Hospital of Verona in Northeastern Italy...