N Minicuci

Summary

Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cross-national determinants of quality of life from six longitudinal studies on aging: the CLESA project
    Nadia Minicuci
    National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience, Aging Unit, Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:187-202. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Sociodemographic and socioeconomic patterns of chronic non-communicable disease among the older adult population in Ghana
    Nadia Minicuci
    National Research Council, Neuroscience Institute, Padova, Italy Department of Community Health, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    Glob Health Action 7:21292. 2014
  3. pmc Mobile phones and head tumours. The discrepancies in cause-effect relationships in the epidemiological studies - how do they arise?
    Angelo G Levis
    Department of Experimental Biomedical Sciences, Medical School of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Environ Health 10:59. 2011
  4. pmc Maximizing the general success of cecal intubation during propofol sedation in a multi-endoscopist academic centre
    Fabrizio Cardin
    Geriatrics Department, Geriatric Surgery Unit, General Hospital, Padua, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:123. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the Disability Adjusted Life Years in northern Italy
    N Minicuci
    National Council Research, Padua, Italy
    Minerva Med 102:1-14. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Disability-free life expectancy: a cross-national comparison among Bulgarian, Italian, and Latin American older population
    Nadia Minicuci
    National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience, Padova, Italy
    J Aging Health 23:629-81. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of level of education on disability free life expectancy by sex: the ILSA study
    N Minicuci
    National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience Padova Aging Section, C o Clinica Medica 1Via Giustiniani, 2 35128 Aging Unit, Padova, Italy
    Exp Gerontol 40:997-1003. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Disability free life expectancy in older Italians
    Nadia Minicuci
    National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience, Aging Unit, Padova, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 27:221-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of transitions in vitality: the italian longitudinal study on aging
    Nadia Minicuci
    CNR Institute of Neuroscience, Section of Padova Aging, c o Clinica Medica 1, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:566-73. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Predicting mortality in older patients. The VELCA Study
    Nadia Minicuci
    CNR Institute of Neuroscience, Clinical Section on Aging, Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:328-35. 2003

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Cross-national determinants of quality of life from six longitudinal studies on aging: the CLESA project
    Nadia Minicuci
    National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience, Aging Unit, Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:187-202. 2003
    ..The design of each study is briefly introduced and the methodology leading to the harmonization of the common variables is described...
  2. doi request reprint Sociodemographic and socioeconomic patterns of chronic non-communicable disease among the older adult population in Ghana
    Nadia Minicuci
    National Research Council, Neuroscience Institute, Padova, Italy Department of Community Health, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    Glob Health Action 7:21292. 2014
    ..The government could consider targeting these health behaviors in conjunction with work to improve enrolment rates in the National Health Insurance Scheme. ..
  3. pmc Mobile phones and head tumours. The discrepancies in cause-effect relationships in the epidemiological studies - how do they arise?
    Angelo G Levis
    Department of Experimental Biomedical Sciences, Medical School of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Environ Health 10:59. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Maximizing the general success of cecal intubation during propofol sedation in a multi-endoscopist academic centre
    Fabrizio Cardin
    Geriatrics Department, Geriatric Surgery Unit, General Hospital, Padua, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:123. 2010
    ..Large centres and teaching hospitals employing endoscopists with different levels of training and expertise risk achieving worse results. Deep sedation with propofol in routine colonoscopy could maximize the results of cecal intubation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the Disability Adjusted Life Years in northern Italy
    N Minicuci
    National Council Research, Padua, Italy
    Minerva Med 102:1-14. 2011
    ..Our study aimed to increase the validity of the Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALY), by incorporating local estimates of the disease incidence and applying population-specific disability weights...
  6. doi request reprint Disability-free life expectancy: a cross-national comparison among Bulgarian, Italian, and Latin American older population
    Nadia Minicuci
    National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience, Padova, Italy
    J Aging Health 23:629-81. 2011
    ..To present sociodemographic and health status harmonized variables constructed to evaluate cross-national differences in term of Disability Free Life Expectancy (DFLE) across different surveys...
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of level of education on disability free life expectancy by sex: the ILSA study
    N Minicuci
    National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience Padova Aging Section, C o Clinica Medica 1Via Giustiniani, 2 35128 Aging Unit, Padova, Italy
    Exp Gerontol 40:997-1003. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of education on Disability Free Life Expectancy among older Italians, using a hierarchical model as indicator of disability, with estimates based on the multistate life table method and IMaCh software...
  8. ncbi request reprint Disability free life expectancy in older Italians
    Nadia Minicuci
    National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience, Aging Unit, Padova, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 27:221-7. 2005
    ..To estimate Disability-Free Life Expectancy (DFLE) among a cohort of 3005 Italians aged 65-84 and evaluate geographical differences...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of transitions in vitality: the italian longitudinal study on aging
    Nadia Minicuci
    CNR Institute of Neuroscience, Section of Padova Aging, c o Clinica Medica 1, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:566-73. 2005
    ..Interventions are warranted to reduce social inequalities, promote adequate body weight, and prevent and treat depressive symptoms...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predicting mortality in older patients. The VELCA Study
    Nadia Minicuci
    CNR Institute of Neuroscience, Clinical Section on Aging, Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:328-35. 2003
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  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence rate and correlates of depressive symptoms in older individuals: the Veneto Study
    Nadia Minicuci
    Center on Aging, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M155-61. 2002
    ..Depressive symptoms (DS) are very common in elders, particularly among women, and their prevalence rates vary widely across countries...
  12. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and metabolic syndrome in the elderly: results from the Italian longitudinal study on aging
    A Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:297-307. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the association between alcohol consumption and the prevalence and incidence of MS, as well as its components in a large sample of Italian elderly people...
  13. doi request reprint Diabetes as a risk factor for cognitive decline in older patients
    S Maggi
    CNR Institute of Neuroscience, Aging Section, Padua, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:24-33. 2009
    ..To assess the role of type 2 diabetes as a risk factor for cognitive decline among elderly people...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ten-year trends in vitamin intake in free-living healthy elderly people: the risk of subclinical malnutrition
    E D Toffanello
    National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience, Section on Aging, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:99-103. 2011
    ..To explore the trends of vitamin intake over a 10-year follow-up in a group of successfully aging elderly people...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence rate of urinary incontinence in community-dwelling elderly individuals: the Veneto study
    S Maggi
    Center on Aging, National Research Council, Padova, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M14-8. 2001
    ..The objectives of the present work were to estimate the prevalence of UI in a community-based population of elderly Italians and to determine the associated physical, social, and psychological factors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validity of the ATP III diagnostic criteria for the metabolic syndrome in an elderly Italian Caucasian population: the Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging
    Stefania Maggi
    National Research Council, Aging Branch, Institute of Neuroscience, Padova, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 197:877-82. 2008
    ..Small adjustments in the cut off levels could be suggested for glycaemia (men) and in blood pressure (men and women)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Teaching and training programme on carbohydrate counting in Type 1 diabetic patients
    D Bruttomesso
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 14:259-67. 2001
    ..The knowledge acquired persisted 7 months after the end of the course. Therefore, we conclude that a simple teaching program can improve diet knowledge in Type 1 diabetics and establish a sustained habit of counting CHO...
  18. ncbi request reprint High plasma insulin and lipids profile in older individuals: the Italian longitudinal study on aging
    S Maggi
    National Research Council Center on Aging, University of Padua, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M236-42. 2001
    ..This study investigates the relationships of fasting plasma insulin and selected metabolic and biological risk factors in an aged population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term persistence of low bone density in orthotopic liver transplantation
    S Giannini
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua and National Research Council, Centre for Aging Studies of Padua, Italy
    Osteoporos Int 11:417-24. 2000
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  20. ncbi request reprint MDMA ('ecstasy') consumption in the context of polydrug abuse: a report on 150 patients
    F Schifano
    Addiction Treatment Unit No 1 SerT 1, Padova, Italy
    Drug Alcohol Depend 52:85-90. 1998
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  21. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mortality: an international comparison of socio-demographic and health characteristics from six longitudinal studies on aging: the CLESA project
    Marianna Noale
    National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience, Aging Unit, Padova, Italy
    Exp Gerontol 40:89-99. 2005
    ..Our objective is to determine the differential impact of socio-demographic variables, selected diseases, health habits and disability on all-cause mortality, among older people living in five European countries and Israel...
  22. ncbi request reprint Autoantibodies against oxidized LDLs and atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes
    Francesco Piarulli
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Ospedale dei Colli, Via dei Colli 4, 35100 Padova, Italy
    Diabetes Care 28:653-7. 2005
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  23. doi request reprint Fat-free mass and fat mass reference values by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) in a 20-80 year-old Italian population
    Alessandra Coin
    Clinica Geriatrica, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Padova, Padova
    Clin Nutr 27:87-94. 2008
    ..To establish reference values for fat-free mass (FFM), the FFM index (FFMI), fat mass (FM) and the FM index (FMI) in an Italian adult population, developing percentile distribution curves for age brackets between 20 and 80 years...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hypercalciuria is a common and important finding in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
    Sandro Giannini
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Medica 1, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 149:209-13. 2003
    ..They were 45-88 years of age and had been referred for their first visit to our Unit for Metabolic Bone Diseases over a 2-year period because of primary osteoporosis (bone density T-score < -2.5)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Identification of factorial structure of MMSE based on elderly cognitive destiny: the Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging
    M Noale
    National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience, Padova Aging Section, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 21:233-41. 2006
    ..Considering our results, we could hypothesize that MMSE static structure reflects the cognitive profile of elderly, and is thus influenced by subjects' potential to develop dementia...
  26. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and development of coronary heart disease events: the Italian longitudinal study on aging
    Chiara Marzari
    National Research Council, Aging Branch, Institute of Neuroscience, Padova, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:85-92. 2005
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  27. pmc Multidimensional profiles of health status: an application of the grade of membership model to the world health survey
    Alessandra Andreotti
    CNR Institute of Neuroscience, Padova Section, Padova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e4426. 2009
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  28. ncbi request reprint Mild peripheral neuropathy prevents both leg muscular ischaemia and activation of exercise-induced coagulation in Type 2 diabetic patients with peripheral artery disease
    F Piarulli
    Department of Medical and Surgical Science, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Diabet Med 24:1099-104. 2007
    ..To study the influence of peripheral neuropathy on intermittent claudication in patients with Type 2 diabetes (T2DM)...
  29. doi request reprint Constipation in the acutely hospitalized older patients
    Fabrizio Cardin
    Geriatrics Department, Surgery Geriatric Unit, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 50:277-81. 2010
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  30. ncbi request reprint Esophagitis in frail elderly people
    Fabrizio Cardin
    Geriatric Department, Division of Geriatric Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:257-63. 2007
    ..We studied the clinical course of elderly patients acutely hospitalized for various diseases, assessing any differences between patients with and without esophagitis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Plasma lipoproteins, apoproteins and cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetic patients. A nine-year follow-up study
    G Roselli della Rovere
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 13:46-51. 2003
    ..To evaluate the role of lipoprotein abnormalities as risk factors for macroangiopathy in Type 2 diabetes...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Community attitudes towards mental illness and socio-demographic characteristics: an Italian study]
    Chiara Buizza
    IRCCS, Centro S Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 14:154-62. 2005
    ..To assess the association between socio-demographic characteristics and community attitudes towards mentally ill people...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in depressive symptoms among older adults: a cross-national comparison: the CLESA project
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Dépt de médecine sociale et préventive, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3J7, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:198-207. 2007
    ..To assess country-specific gender differences in depressive symptoms and to explore if exposures and vulnerabilities vary by gender among older men and women from four European countries and Israel...
  34. ncbi request reprint Are IADLs comparable across countries? Sociodemographic associates of harmonized IADL measures
    Suvi Nikula
    University of Tampere, School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:451-9. 2003
    ..The focus of this report is to examine the comparability of IADLs across countries and to study the association of IADLs with age, gender and socioeconomic status, and the scalability of the measure...
  35. ncbi request reprint The MALVA (MAntova LongeVA) study: an investigation on people 98 years of age and over in a province of Northern Italy
    Paola Gueresi
    Department of Statistical Sciences Paolo Fortunati, University of Bologna, Via Belle Arti 41, Bologna, Italy
    Exp Gerontol 38:1189-97. 2003
    ..Data on the socio-demographic characteristics and the health status of very old people in the province of Mantova are discussed and compared to findings from previous studies on Italian centenarians...
  36. ncbi request reprint Results of a multi-level therapeutic approach for Alzheimer's disease subjects in the "real world" (CRONOS project): a 36-week follow-up study
    Giuseppe Bellelli
    Rehabilitation Unit, Ancelle della Carita Hospital, 26100 Cremona, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 17:54-61. 2005
    ..In this paper we present the results of this approach in a large population of AD subjects followed for 36 weeks by 14 AEUs in Eastern Lombardy, Italy...