S Porru

Summary

Affiliation: University of Brescia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [A multidisciplinary preventive intervention in a large Italian hospital]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita di Brescia, Brescia
    Med Lav 100:11-5. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint [Management of biohazard in health care settings]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 34:249-51. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Health protection of health care workers from the prospective of ethics, science and good medical practice. Opinions from stakeholders in health care settings
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita di Bresci
    Med Lav 103:212-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Fitness for work in health care workers: biological risk
    S Porru
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Med Lav 103:175-86. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Susceptibility to varicella-zoster, measles, rosacea and mumps among health care workers in a Northern Italy hospital]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:407-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Fitness for work in difficult cases: an occupational medicine experience in a University Hospital
    S Porru
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili of Brescia, Italy
    Med Lav 97:521-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevention of injuries at work: the role of the occupational physician
    Stefano Porru
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25125 Brescia, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:177-92. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of occupational injuries in foundries: multidisciplinary intervention and evaluation of effectiveness]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale Università di Brescia
    Med Lav 100:290-4. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint [Occupational cancer. The role of the occupational physician in systematic search and aetiological diagnosis of lung cancer. Analysis of a case list]
    S Porru
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Med Lav 97:565-80. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Biological risk for health care workers: updates and good medical practices from a multicentre study: foreword]
    Stefano Porru
    Coordinatore del gruppo di lavoro sul rischio biologico Sezione Tematica di Medicina Preventiva dei Lavoratori della Sanità, SIMLII, Universita di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:232-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint [A multidisciplinary preventive intervention in a large Italian hospital]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita di Brescia, Brescia
    Med Lav 100:11-5. 2009
    ..A multidisciplinary intervention is necessary to tackle the occupational risk of low back disorders in manual handling ofpatients and to evaluate the effectiveness...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Management of biohazard in health care settings]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 34:249-51. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Health protection of health care workers from the prospective of ethics, science and good medical practice. Opinions from stakeholders in health care settings
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita di Bresci
    Med Lav 103:212-9. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Fitness for work in health care workers: biological risk
    S Porru
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Med Lav 103:175-86. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint [Susceptibility to varicella-zoster, measles, rosacea and mumps among health care workers in a Northern Italy hospital]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:407-9. 2007
    ..Nosocomial transmission of varicella (V), rubella (R), mumps (Mu) and measles (Me) may be a significant cause of morbidity in health care workers (HCW). Susceptible HCW might be a relevant part of the workforce...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fitness for work in difficult cases: an occupational medicine experience in a University Hospital
    S Porru
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili of Brescia, Italy
    Med Lav 97:521-8. 2006
    ..Fitness for work (FW) in certain clinical cases poses significant professional challenges for Occupational Physicians (OPs)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevention of injuries at work: the role of the occupational physician
    Stefano Porru
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25125 Brescia, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:177-92. 2006
    ..To promote a person- and enterprise-tailored approach, entailing greater attention to human factors and to practical problems of the specific workplace, with a call to a leading role played by OP...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of occupational injuries in foundries: multidisciplinary intervention and evaluation of effectiveness]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale Università di Brescia
    Med Lav 100:290-4. 2009
    ..There is a lack of field studies aimed at reducing occupational injuries (OI), particularly in foundries...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Occupational cancer. The role of the occupational physician in systematic search and aetiological diagnosis of lung cancer. Analysis of a case list]
    S Porru
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Med Lav 97:565-80. 2006
    ..About 15% of lung cancers (LC) might be attributable to occupation. However, clinical practice shows that LC percentage for which occupational aetiology is recognized is lower than expected...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Biological risk for health care workers: updates and good medical practices from a multicentre study: foreword]
    Stefano Porru
    Coordinatore del gruppo di lavoro sul rischio biologico Sezione Tematica di Medicina Preventiva dei Lavoratori della Sanità, SIMLII, Universita di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:232-4. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint [Ideas, reflections and tools for a modern role of the occupational physician]
    S Porru
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1 25123 Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:437-40. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint [Immigration and work. Roles and opportunities for occupational medicine in the health and safety of migrant workers]
    S Porru
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Med Lav 101:70-7. 2010
    ..They contribute to national economic development but they are also heavily involved in the so-called "3D jobs" (dangerous, dirty and demanding/degrading)...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Role of the occupational physician in occupational injuries prevention: across ethics, science and good practices]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:14-7. 2010
    ....
  14. doi request reprint An effectiveness evaluation of a multifaceted preventive intervention on occupational injuries in foundries: a 13-year follow-up study with interrupted time series analysis
    Stefano Porru
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, Section of Occupational Medicine, University of Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25125, Brescia, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:867-76. 2011
    ..Evaluation of effectiveness of an intervention to prevent OI was carried out in two foundries (cast-iron = A, non-ferrous = B)...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Vaccinations for health care workers exposed to biohazard. Evidences and good medical practices]
    S Porru
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:298-301. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint [Occupational health and immigration: skills, perspectives and areas of intervention]
    S Porru
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 33:16-21. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Malignant mesothelioma and the working environment: the viewpoint of the occupational physician
    S Porru
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia Italy
    Med Lav 96:312-29. 2005
    ..The existence of a threshold level below which there is no risk of MM is still debated. A prompt and thorough assessment of exposure is essential to evaluate and manage MM cases, from diagnostic and epidemiological points of view...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Focus on coverage and promotion of anti influenza vaccine in health workers: results and perspectives of a multicenter working group]
    D Placidi
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:286-91. 2010
    ..The influenza illness is a concern for health care workers (HCW) due to the potential nosocomial transmission and sickness absenteeism. Immunization and Isolation Precautions might be effective preventive measures...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Exanthemic diseases (measles, chickenpox, rubella and parotitis). Focus on screening and health surveillance of health workers: results and perspectives of a multicenter working group]
    M Campagna
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:298-303. 2010
    ..International literature and European legislation recommend preventive interventions to minimize the risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint From clinical activities to didactics and research in occupational medicine
    L Alessio
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Med Lav 97:393-401. 2006
    ..This trend should be quantitatively and qualitatively verified with ad hoc studies. The information is particularly relevant for Academic Institutions where medical students and residents in occupational medicine are trained...
  21. ncbi request reprint [LBP and disability in nursing personnel performing manual handing of patients in a large Italian hospital]
    A Carta
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:581-3. 2007
    ..The introduction of questionnaires to collect disability and psychosocial factors is highly recommended in periodic health surveillance program of HCW performing manual handling of patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Updating in occupational health for health care workers]
    L Alessio
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 30:228-35. 2008
    ..Preliminary issues are presented while final results will be presented at the conference on September 2009...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis. Focus on risk assessment and health surveillance in health workers: results and perspectives of a multicenter working group]
    D Placidi
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:273-81. 2010
    ..These issues implicate a revision of activities to prevent TB in health-care settings...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reliability of data on smoking habit and coffee drinking collected by personal interview in a hospital-based case-control study
    F Donato
    Institute of Hygiene, University of Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 14:259-67. 1998
    ..Overall, these results show a very high reliability of data on smoking and a fairly high reliability regarding coffee drinking as collected through face-to-face interviews...
  25. ncbi request reprint Primary liver cancer and occupation in men: a case-control study in a high-incidence area in Northern Italy
    S Porru
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int J Cancer 94:878-83. 2001
    ..Our study showed that the role of occupational exposures in liver carcinogenesis is limited. However, prolonged exposure to organic solvents such as toluene and xylene may represent a risk factor for liver cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Work-related accidents and diseases in migrant workers]
    C Arici
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 33:10-5. 2011
    ..Within such a framework, Occupational Physician is clearly called to play a proactive role...
  27. ncbi request reprint [A survey on musculoskeletal disorders in physiotherapists]
    A Carta
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:583-4. 2007
    ..Our survey supported the findings that PT have e high prevalence of MSD. Specific preventive intervention should be applied to reduce risk of work related MSD...
  28. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and hepatocellular carcinoma: the effect of lifetime intake and hepatitis virus infections in men and women
    F Donato
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 155:323-31. 2002
    ..In addition, a synergism between alcohol drinking and either infection was found, with approximately a twofold increase in the odds ratio for each hepatitis virus infection for drinkers of >60 g per day...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Medical surveillance and occupational identification of workers exposed to repeated movements of the upper limbs]
    R Lucchini
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro dell Università di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 23:116-22. 2001
    ..The diagnostic protocols with the adequate instrumental evaluation are provided, and the required legal reporting is discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculin skin test (TST) survey among healthcare workers (HCWs) in hospital: a systematic review of the literature]
    D Placidi
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:409-11. 2007
    ..To summarize the evidence on the Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) survey among healthcare workers (HCWs) in hospital, in the last decade...
  31. doi request reprint Bladder cancer, GSTs, NAT1, NAT2, SULT1A1, XRCC1, XRCC3, XPD genetic polymorphisms and coffee consumption: a case-control study
    Loredana Covolo
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, Institute of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Brescia, Viale Europa 11, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:355-62. 2008
    ..18, 95% CI 1.06-9.55). In conclusion our findings suggest a very limited role, if any, of genetic polymorphisms investigated in modulating the BC risk in coffee drinkers...
  32. ncbi request reprint The potencial role of rare earths in the pathogenesis of interstitial lung disease: a case report of movie projectionist as investigated by neutron activation analysis
    S Porru
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Italy
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 14:232-6. 2001
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint The effect of lead on male fertility: a time to pregnancy (TTP) study
    P Apostoli
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia I, P le Spedali Civili, 1 25125 Brescia, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 38:310-5. 2000
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of the DNA repair genes XRCC1, XRCC3, XPD, interaction with environmental exposures, and bladder cancer risk in a case-control study in northern Italy
    Min Shen
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1234-40. 2003
    ..Similarly, the XRCC1 codon 399 polymorphism also had a protective effect on bladder cancer among heavy smokers. The XPD polymorphism was not, however, associated with bladder cancer risk...
  35. ncbi request reprint Occupation and bladder cancer among men in Western Europe
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 14:907-14. 2003
    ..We examined which occupations and industries are currently at high risk for bladder cancer in men...
  36. ncbi request reprint Disinfection byproducts and bladder cancer: a pooled analysis
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Epidemiology 15:357-67. 2004
    ..We pooled the primary data from 6 case-control studies of bladder cancer that used trihalomethanes as a marker of disinfection byproducts...
  37. ncbi request reprint GST, NAT, SULT1A1, CYP1B1 genetic polymorphisms, interactions with environmental exposures and bladder cancer risk in a high-risk population
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 110:598-604. 2004
    ..26 (95% CI = 1.06-9.95). SULT1A1 Arg213His polymorphism showed a marginal protective effect. These findings suggest that individual susceptibility to bladder cancer may be modulated by GSTM1, GSTT1 and NAT2 polymorphisms...
  38. ncbi request reprint Using hierarchical modeling in genetic association studies with multiple markers: application to a case-control study of bladder cancer
    Rayjean J Hung
    Internal Agency for Research on Cancer Epidemiology, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1013-21. 2004
    ..Using data from a case-control study of bladder cancer, we showed how to use hierarchical modeling in genetic epidemiologic studies with multiple markers to control overestimation of effects and potential false-positive associations...
  39. ncbi request reprint Total and specific fluid consumption as determinants of bladder cancer risk
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 118:2040-7. 2006
    ..The association of bladder cancer with tap water consumption, but not with nontap water fluids, suggests that carcinogenic chemicals in tap water may explain the increased risk...
  40. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of bladder cancer case-control studies evaluating smoking in men and women
    Diana Puente
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, 80 Dr Aiguader Rd, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 17:71-9. 2006
    ..We pooled primary data from 14 case-control studies of bladder cancer from Europe and North America and evaluated differences in risk of smoking by gender...
  41. ncbi request reprint Pooled analysis and meta-analysis of the glutathione S-transferase P1 Ile 105Val polymorphism and bladder cancer: a HuGE-GSEC review
    Eliane Kellen
    Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Comprehensive Cancer Institute Limburg, Limburg, Belgium
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1221-30. 2007
    ..Case-only analyses did not detect an interaction between the GSTP1 genotype and smoking status (never/ever). GSTP1 Ile 105Val appears to be associated with a modest increase in the risk of bladder cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of MPO, COMT, MnSOD, NQO1, interactions with environmental exposures and bladder cancer risk
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency of Research on Cancer, Lyon 69008, France
    Carcinogenesis 25:973-8. 2004
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint [Health surveillance in occupational medicine: the problem of formerly exposed workers]
    Lorenzo Alessio
    Med Lav 95:72-3. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint [Education and assistance: activity necessary for the training in the specialization of occupational medicine]
    Lorenzo Alessio
    Med Lav 95:325-6. 2004