Experts and Doctors on musculoskeletal diseases in Italy


Locale: Italy
Topic: musculoskeletal diseases

Top Publications

  1. Nucci P, Kushner B, Serafino M, Orzalesi N. A multi-disciplinary study of the ocular, orthopedic, and neurologic causes of abnormal head postures in children. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005;140:65-8 pubmed
    ..When the cause of an abnormal head posture is not obvious, a multi-disciplinary approach including ophthalmologic, neurologic, and orthopedic specialists may be helpful. ..
  2. Blain H, Bernard P, Canovas G, Raffort N, Desfour H, Soriteau L, et al. Combining balneotherapy and health promotion to promote active and healthy ageing: the Balaruc-MACVIA-LR® approach. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2016;28:1061-1065 pubmed
    ..A pilot study assesses the impact of the course 6 and 12 months later. This health promotion strategy for active and healthy ageing follows the FEMTEC (World Federation of Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy) concept. ..
  3. Banerjee I, Catalano C, Patané G, Spagnuolo M. Semantic annotation of 3D anatomical models to support diagnosis and follow-up analysis of musculoskeletal pathologies. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2016;11:707-20 pubmed publisher
    ..The idea has been presented and discussed for the case study of rheumatoid arthritis of carpal bones; however, the framework can be extended to support similar annotations in different clinical applications. ..
  4. Baratto L, Calza L, Capra R, Gallamini M, Giardino L, Giuliani A, et al. Ultra-low-level laser therapy. Lasers Med Sci. 2011;26:103-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Besides presenting the state-of-the-art about this novel photobiostimulation therapy, the present paper aims to open up an interdisciplinary discussion and stimulate new research on this subject. ..
  5. Andreassi M, Piccaluga E, Guagliumi G, Del Greco M, Gaita F, Picano E. Occupational Health Risks in Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Workers. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2016;9:e003273 pubmed publisher
    ..004). Health problems are more frequently observed in workers performing fluoroscopically guided cardiovascular procedures than in unexposed controls, raising the need to spread the culture of safety in the cath laboratory. ..
  6. Campo G, Papale A, Baldasseroni A, Di Leone G, Magna B, Martini B, et al. The surveillance of occupational diseases in Italy: the MALPROF system. Occup Med (Lond). 2015;65:632-7 pubmed publisher
  7. Riccio I, Marcarelli M, Del Regno N, Fusco C, Di Martino M, Savarese R, et al. Musculoskeletal problems in pediatric acute leukemia. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2013;22:264-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Four cases of avascular necrosis confirm the need for regular check-ups, both orthopedic and nonorthopedic, particularly in adolescent girls, to prevent permanent disability. ..
  8. Capodaglio P, Castelnuovo G, Brunani A, Vismara L, Villa V, Capodaglio E. Functional limitations and occupational issues in obesity: a review. Int J Occup Saf Ergon. 2010;16:507-23 pubmed
    ..Due to the relationship between obesity, musculoskeletal disorders, disability and health costs, prevention of obesity and ergonomic interventions on-site are a priority in the work place. ..
  9. Angelone A, Mattei A, Sbarbati M, Di Orio F. Prevalence and correlates for self-reported sleep problems among nursing students. J Prev Med Hyg. 2011;52:201-8 pubmed
    ..Our study demonstrates that sleep problems are very common among students, and supports the need to assess sleep problems and identify students at risk regarding school achievement. ..

More Information


  1. Grassi W, Filippucci E, Carotti M, Salaffi F. Imaging modalities for identifying the origin of regional musculoskeletal pain. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2003;17:17-32 pubmed
    ..An appropriate diagnostic programme for patients with regional musculoskeletal pain has to be focused on the strengths and weaknesses of various imaging techniques. ..
  2. Colombini D, Occhipinti E. Preventing upper limb work-related musculoskeletal disorders (UL-WMSDS): new approaches in job (re)design and current trends in standardization. Appl Ergon. 2006;37:441-50 pubmed
  3. Zaina F, Negrini S. EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from July to December 2011. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2011;47:601-5 pubmed
    ..Reviewing periodically the Cochrane reviews is a good way to remain up to date and to find solid bases for everyday clinical practice. ..
  4. Zottola G, Maccarana G, Bottone G, Cortinovis R, Franchin D, Mangili A, et al. [Active research on occupational diseases caused by biomechanical overload in construction: experience at the ASL of Bergamo]. G Ital Med Lav Ergon. 2011;33:414-9 pubmed
    ..In fact the study highlighted that physicians seem not to be inclined to require additional clinical investigations and not always report occupational diseases...
  5. Scarpignato C. Piroxicam-?-cyclodextrin: a GI safer piroxicam. Curr Med Chem. 2013;20:2415-37 pubmed
    ..As a consequence, it should be considered as a useful addition to our therapeutic armamentarium. ..
  6. Sala E, Mattioli S, Violante F, Apostoli P. [Risk assessment of biomechanical load for the upper limbs in housework]. Med Lav. 2007;98:232-51 pubmed
  7. Allamprese P, Attimonelli R, Gigante M, Soleo L. [Work-related musculoskeletal diseases: experience of INAIL of the Apulia region 1998-2001]. G Ital Med Lav Ergon. 2005;27:176-9 pubmed
    ..The development of specific diagnostic criteria, the detailed job analysis and the use of specific questionnaires seem to be the main elements for the WMSDs diagnosis and for the recognition of their professional etiology...
  8. Sartorio F, Vercelli S, Ferriero G, D Angelo F, Migliario M, Franchignoni M. [Work-related musculoskeletal diseases in dental professionals. 1. Prevalence and risk factors]. G Ital Med Lav Ergon. 2005;27:165-9 pubmed
    ..Finally, factors connected with professional equipment (such as vibrations, or sharp and hard surfaces causing pressure points) may also contribute to generating WMSD in dental professionals. ..
  9. Carugno M, Pesatori A, Ferrario M, Ferrari A, Silva F, Martins A, et al. Physical and psychosocial risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders in Brazilian and Italian nurses. Cad Saude Publica. 2012;28:1632-42 pubmed
    ..Our findings support a role of somatizing tendency in predisposition to musculoskeletal disorders, acting as an important mediator of the individual response to triggering exposures, such as workload...
  10. Padua R, Padua L, Ceccarelli E, Bondi R, Alviti F, Castagna A. Italian version of ASES questionnaire for shoulder assessment: cross-cultural adaptation and validation. Musculoskelet Surg. 2010;94 Suppl 1:S85-90 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that the evaluation capacities of the Italian version of ASES are equivalent to those of English language version...