Experts and Doctors on prevalence in Turin, Piedmont, Italy


Locale: Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Topic: prevalence

Top Publications

  1. Gambarino S, Mantovani S, Astegiano S, Libertucci D, Solidoro P, Baldi S, et al. Lower respiratory tract viral infections in hospitalized adult patients. Minerva Med. 2009;100:349-55 pubmed
    ..The occurrence of multiple infections is a common finding and results should be interpreted taking into account the clinical context as well as viral load and the biological characteristics of each virus. ..
  2. Mercadante S, Aielli F, Adile C, Valle A, Fusco F, Ferrera P, et al. Epidemiology and Characteristics of Episodic Breathlessness in Advanced Cancer Patients: An Observational Study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016;51:17-24 pubmed publisher
  3. Salardi S, Porta M, Maltoni G, Cerutti F, Rovere S, Iafusco D, et al. Ketoacidosis at diagnosis in childhood-onset diabetes and the risk of retinopathy 20years later. J Diabetes Complications. 2016;30:55-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Age at diagnosis seems to be an important variable to be considered when evaluating the long-term effects of residual beta-cell function. ..
  4. Pesce G, Bugiani M, Marcon A, Marchetti P, Carosso A, Accordini S, et al. Geo-climatic heterogeneity in self-reported asthma, allergic rhinitis and chronic bronchitis in Italy. Sci Total Environ. 2016;544:645-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that climate play a role in determining the between-center heterogeneity in the prevalence of asthma in Italy, with higher prevalence in dry-hot Mediterranean climates, and lower in rainy-cold northern climates. ..
  5. Costa C, Bergallo M, Astegiano S, Terlizzi M, Sidoti F, Solidoro P, et al. Detection of Mimivirus in bronchoalveolar lavage of ventilated and nonventilated patients. Intervirology. 2012;55:303-5 pubmed publisher
  6. Salvi V, D Ambrosio V, Rosso G, Bogetto F, Maina G. Age-specific prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Italian patients with bipolar disorder. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2011;65:47-54 pubmed publisher
    ..The strong association with lack of physical exercise suggests that the implementation of healthy behaviors might be relevant in order to prevent MetS and future adverse cardiovascular outcomes. ..
  7. Astegiano S, Costa C, Terlizzi M, Sidoti F, Gambarino S, Mantovani S, et al. Detection of human herpesvirus-7 DNA in bronchoalveolar lavage. Intervirology. 2010;53:119-23 pubmed publisher
    ..The evaluation of HHV-7 DNA in BAL may be useful to investigate its potential role in lower respiratory tract infection, alone or in association with other viral and/or non-viral pathogens and to distinguish latency from reactivation. ..
  8. Camanni M, Bonino L, Delpiano E, Berchialla P, Migliaretti G, Revelli A, et al. Laparoscopic conservative management of ureteral endometriosis: a survey of eighty patients submitted to ureterolysis. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2009;7:109 pubmed publisher
    ..Ureteroneocystostomy is a better strategy for patients with extended (more than 4 cm) ureteral involvement or with severe stenosis with or without hydronephrosis. ..
  9. Bo S, Menato G, Villois P, Gambino R, Cassader M, Cotrino I, et al. Iron supplementation and gestational diabetes in midpregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009;201:158.e1-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Iron supplementation is associated with glucose impairment and hypertension in midpregnancy; its potential harmful effects might be carefully debated regarding its effectiveness. ..

More Information


  1. Tibaldi C, Cappello N, Latino M, Polarolo G, Masuelli G, Cavallo F, et al. Maternal risk factors for abnormal vaginal flora during pregnancy. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2016;133:89-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Testing could be advisable for symptomatic women at any stage of pregnancy, during the first trimester for asymptomatic women at risk of preterm birth, and for some asymptomatic women. ..
  2. Bruno R, Pucci G, Rosticci M, Guarino L, Guglielmo C, Agabiti Rosei C, et al. Association Between Lifestyle and Systemic Arterial Hypertension in Young Adults: A National, Survey-Based, Cross-Sectional Study. High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev. 2016;23:31-40 pubmed publisher
    ..High BP values were found in 11 % young adults. Male sex, adiposity and alimentary habits were the main determinants of high BP values, indicating that young men are a suitable target for healthy lifestyle interventions. ..
  3. Grio R, Latino M, Leotta E, Smirne C, Lanza A, Spagnolo E, et al. Sexually transmitted diseases and pelvic inflammatory disease. Minerva Ginecol. 2004;56:141-7 pubmed
    ..many of these infections have only a few or no symptoms at all. Greater attention to the anamnestic data collection would therefore be the key to focusing the clinical investigations on those who are at a major risk to contracting STDs. ..
  4. Rizzetto M, Ciancio A. Epidemiology of hepatitis D. Semin Liver Dis. 2012;32:211-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Hepatitis D continues to ravage populations of developing and poor countries where HBV remains unchecked; action is needed to enforce HBV vaccination as effective prophylaxis not only against HBV, but against HDV as well...
  5. Gillio Tos A, Bicalho M, Fiano V, Grasso C, Tarallo V, De Marco L, et al. Case-control study of HLA-G promoter methylation status, HPV infection and cervical neoplasia in Curitiba, Brazil: a pilot analysis. BMC Cancer. 2012;12:618 pubmed publisher
    ..96, 1.07). This study did not support the hypothesis that spontaneous de-methylation events in the HLA-G promoter play a primary role in promoting escape from immunosurveillance in the development of precancerous cervical lesions. ..
  6. D Ascenzo F, Presutti D, Picardi E, Moretti C, Omede P, Sciuto F, et al. Prevalence and non-invasive predictors of left main or three-vessel coronary disease: evidence from a collaborative international meta-analysis including 22 740 patients. Heart. 2012;98:914-9 pubmed publisher
  7. Ghiggia A, Torta R, Tesio V, Di Tella M, Romeo A, Colonna F, et al. Psychosomatic syndromes in fibromyalgia. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2017;35 Suppl 105:106-111 pubmed
    ..A better understanding of the psychosomatic manifestations of FM syndrome could allow clinicians to structure tailored interventions that take more account of the emotional distress associated with the physical complaints. ..
  8. Lingscheid T, Kurth F, Clerinx J, Marocco S, Treviño B, Schunk M, et al. Schistosomiasis in European Travelers and Migrants: Analysis of 14 Years TropNet Surveillance Data. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;97:567-574 pubmed publisher
    ..Posttravel consultations particularly for returning expatriates are useful given the high potential for detecting asymptomatic infections...
  9. Raffaldi I, Garazzino S, Castelli Gattinara G, Lipreri R, Lancella L, Esposito S, et al. Brain abscesses in children: an Italian multicentre study. Epidemiol Infect. 2017;145:2848-2855 pubmed publisher
    ..This study focus the attention on the need to have standardized national guidelines or adequate recommendations on type and duration of antibiotic treatment...
  10. De Stefani A, Boffano P, Averono G, Ramella A, Pia F, Bongioannini G. Prevalence and characteristics of HPV infection in oropharyngeal cancer. J Craniofac Surg. 2013;24:e40-3 pubmed publisher
    ..05), and between HPV-positive patients and a higher number of negative prognostic factors (P < 0.05). A subset of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas with a higher tumor grading is strongly linked to HPV16 infection. ..
  11. Benedetto C, Marozio L, Salton L, Maulà V, Chieppa G, Massobrio M. Factor V Leiden and factor II G20210A in preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2002;81:1095-100 pubmed
  12. Mongini F, Ciccone G, Rota E, Ferrero L, Ugolini A, Evangelista A, et al. Effectiveness of an educational and physical programme in reducing headache, neck and shoulder pain: a workplace controlled trial. Cephalalgia. 2008;28:541-52 pubmed publisher
    ..10 (1.65, 5.81) for neck and shoulder pain, and 3.08 (1.06, 8.90) for days with analgesic drug consumption. The study suggests that an educational and physical programme reduces headache and neck and shoulder pain in a working community...
  13. Romano F, Barbui A, Aimetti M. Periodontal pathogens in periodontal pockets and in carotid atheromatous plaques. Minerva Stomatol. 2007;56:169-79 pubmed
    ..The presence of periodontal bacteria in atheromatous plaques was not confirmed by this investigation and, thus, no correlation between periodontitis bacteria and micro-organisms involved in the atherosclerotic lesions could be drawn. ..
  14. Saggiorato E, Arecco F, Mussa A, Sacerdote C, Rossetto R, Origlia C, et al. Goiter prevalence and urinary iodine status in urban and rural/mountain areas of Piedmont region. J Endocrinol Invest. 2006;29:67-73 pubmed
    ..Despite a sufficient median urinary iodine excretion, a program of iodine prophylaxis is strongly recommended due to a large part of iodine-deficient population...
  15. Abbate Daga G, Delsedime N, Nicotra B, Giovannone C, Marzola E, Amianto F, et al. Psychosomatic syndromes and anorexia nervosa. BMC Psychiatry. 2013;13:14 pubmed publisher
    ..Psychosomatic syndromes correlated differently with both severity of eating symptomatology and duration of illness: therefore, DCPR could be effective to achieve tailored treatments. ..
  16. Grio R, Bello L, Smirne C, D Addato F, Latino M, Corvetto L, et al. Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence in North-West Italy. Minerva Ginecol. 2004;56:401-6 pubmed
    ..trachomatis. ..
  17. Bugianesi E, Manzini P, D Antico S, Vanni E, Longo F, Leone N, et al. Relative contribution of iron burden, HFE mutations, and insulin resistance to fibrosis in nonalcoholic fatty liver. Hepatology. 2004;39:179-87 pubmed
    ..Increased ferritin levels are markers of severe histologic damage, but not of iron overload. Iron burden and HFE mutations do not contribute significantly to hepatic fibrosis in the majority of patients with NAFLD. ..