University of Turin

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Organization: University of Turin
Country: Italy

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  1. ncbi [Meteo-diffusive analysis: a case-study of Turin]
    Serena Poncino
    Area previsione e monitoraggio ambientale, ARPA Piemonte
    Epidemiol Prev 33:27-33. 2009
  2. ncbi Expression of the E-cadherin-catenins complex in sentinel node is related to tumor morphology but not to spread to nonsentinel nodes
    Gabriella Canavese
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale S Giovanni Antica Sede, Via Cavour 31, Torino, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 203:517-23. 2007
  3. ncbi IgACE: a placebo-controlled, randomized trial of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in children and young people with IgA nephropathy and moderate proteinuria
    Rosanna Coppo
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation Unit, Regina Margherita University Hospital, 10127 Turin, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1880-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Angiotensin antagonists and fish oil for treating IgA nephropathy
    R Coppo
    Pediatric Nephrology School, Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation Department, Regina Margherita University Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 157:27-36. 2007
  5. ncbi Primary angioplasty and routine utilization of thrombus aspiration devices: feasibility and results in a consecutive series of 486 patients
    Ferdinando Varbella
    UOA Cardiologia Ospedale degli Infermi, Rivoli and Dipartimento di Medicina Interna ASL, Collegno, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:258-64. 2007
  6. ncbi Nonmyeloablative allogeneic blood stem cell transplantation in patients with metastatic solid tumors
    Alessandro Busca
    Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Hematology 11:171-7. 2006
  7. pmc Hospital injury rates in relation to socioeconomic status and working conditions
    A d'Errico
    Epidemiology Unit ASL 5 Regione Piemonte, Via Sabaudia 164, Grugliasco TO 10095, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 64:325-33. 2007
  8. ncbi Should we consider gestational diabetes a vascular risk factor?
    S Bo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 194:e72-9. 2007
  9. ncbi [Sleeping in the supine position in the ASL 11 region of Piemonte. Assessment of the efficacy of a promotional campaign]
    A Guala
    SOC di Pediatria, Ospedale SS P tro e Paolo, Borgosesia, ASL 11
    Pediatr Med Chir 27:29-33. 2005
  10. ncbi Bacterial- and fungal-positive cultures in organ donors: clinical impact in liver transplantation
    Elisabetta Cerutti
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Liver Transplantation Center, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Liver Transpl 12:1253-9. 2006

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  1. ncbi [Meteo-diffusive analysis: a case-study of Turin]
    Serena Poncino
    Area previsione e monitoraggio ambientale, ARPA Piemonte
    Epidemiol Prev 33:27-33. 2009
    ..Knowledge of the meteo-diffusive peculiarity of a city is an efficient support in identifying and planning preventive actions...
  2. ncbi Expression of the E-cadherin-catenins complex in sentinel node is related to tumor morphology but not to spread to nonsentinel nodes
    Gabriella Canavese
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale S Giovanni Antica Sede, Via Cavour 31, Torino, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 203:517-23. 2007
    ..Moreover, considering traditional histopathologic parameters, only vascular peritumoral embolization was related to an increased risk of metastatic spread to axillary NSNs...
  3. ncbi IgACE: a placebo-controlled, randomized trial of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in children and young people with IgA nephropathy and moderate proteinuria
    Rosanna Coppo
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation Unit, Regina Margherita University Hospital, 10127 Turin, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1880-8. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi Angiotensin antagonists and fish oil for treating IgA nephropathy
    R Coppo
    Pediatric Nephrology School, Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation Department, Regina Margherita University Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 157:27-36. 2007
    ..In conclusion, ACE-I and ARB have a definite role in treating IgAN, particularly the hypertensive and proteinuric forms. These patients should be treated to target BP to <130/70 mm Hg and proteinuria <0.5 g/day...
  5. ncbi Primary angioplasty and routine utilization of thrombus aspiration devices: feasibility and results in a consecutive series of 486 patients
    Ferdinando Varbella
    UOA Cardiologia Ospedale degli Infermi, Rivoli and Dipartimento di Medicina Interna ASL, Collegno, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:258-64. 2007
    ..The present study investigates whether routine use of thrombus aspiration (TA) devices is feasible in daily practice, along with its safety and effectiveness...
  6. ncbi Nonmyeloablative allogeneic blood stem cell transplantation in patients with metastatic solid tumors
    Alessandro Busca
    Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Hematology 11:171-7. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of a non-myeloablative regimen to achieve complete donor chimerism after stem cell transplantation (SCT) in patients with metastatic solid tumors...
  7. pmc Hospital injury rates in relation to socioeconomic status and working conditions
    A d'Errico
    Epidemiology Unit ASL 5 Regione Piemonte, Via Sabaudia 164, Grugliasco TO 10095, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 64:325-33. 2007
    ..To describe the risk of work injury by socioeconomic status (SES) in hospital workers, and to assess whether SES gradient in injury risk is explained by differences in psychosocial, ergonomic or organisational factors at work...
  8. ncbi Should we consider gestational diabetes a vascular risk factor?
    S Bo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 194:e72-9. 2007
    ..Post-GDM women, despite being currently free from metabolic abnormalities, showed higher values of markers of endothelial dysfunction and IMT than controls, consistent with an increased future cardiovascular risk...
  9. ncbi [Sleeping in the supine position in the ASL 11 region of Piemonte. Assessment of the efficacy of a promotional campaign]
    A Guala
    SOC di Pediatria, Ospedale SS P tro e Paolo, Borgosesia, ASL 11
    Pediatr Med Chir 27:29-33. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi Bacterial- and fungal-positive cultures in organ donors: clinical impact in liver transplantation
    Elisabetta Cerutti
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Liver Transplantation Center, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Liver Transpl 12:1253-9. 2006
    ..Adequate donor maintenance and careful microbiologic surveillance and treatment, especially of elderly donors, may limit transmission of donor infection...
  11. ncbi Role of Helicobacter pylori infection in peptic ulcer haemorrhage
    A Morgando
    Department of Gastro Hepatology, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Med 97:47-50. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine both the prevalence of H. pylori infection and NSAIDs consumption in PUH and their prognostic importance...
  12. ncbi Quantitative assessment of computed radiography quality control parameters
    O Rampado
    Struttura Complessa Fisica Sanitaria, Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista, Corso Bramante 88, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Phys Med Biol 51:1577-93. 2006
    ..The obtained results showed that the developed image processing tools allow us to implement a quality control program for CR with short processing time and with absence of subjectivity in the evaluation of the parameters...
  13. ncbi Associations between gamma-glutamyl transferase, metabolic abnormalities and inflammation in healthy subjects from a population-based cohort: a possible implication for oxidative stress
    Simona Bo
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universitao di Torino, Corso Dogliotti 14, 10126 Torino, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 11:7109-17. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi Fate of multiple sclerosis patients positive for neutralising antibodies towards interferon beta shifted to alternative treatments
    S Malucchi
    Centro Riferimento Regionale Sclerosi Multipla, CReSM, and Neurobiologia Clinica, Ospedale Universitario S Luigi, Regione Gonzole 10, I 10043 Orbassano, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:S213-4. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi [Carpal tunnel syndrome: example of assessment of the role of occupational exposure based on self-reported data]
    C Mamo
    Servizio regionale di Epidemiologia, ASL 5, Grugliasco
    Med Lav 98:331-42. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the proportion of work-related CTS surgical cases, based on self-reported exposure data...
  16. pmc Implementing hospital guidelines improves warfarin use in non-valvular atrial fibrillation: a before-after study
    Simona Bo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Torino, Italy
    BMC Public Health 7:203. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate whether implementing guidelines on antithrombotic therapy (AT) by a multifaceted strategy may improve appropriateness of its prescription in NVAF-patients discharged from a large tertiary-care hospital...
  17. ncbi Motor and nonmotor symptom follow-up in parkinsonian patients after deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus
    M Zibetti
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Eur Neurol 58:218-23. 2007
    ..To evaluate motor and nonmotor symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease undergoing bilateral deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus (STN DBS)...
  18. doi Cancer risk in relationship to different indicators of adult socioeconomic position in Turin, Italy
    Teresa Spadea
    Regional Epidemiology Unit, ASL TO3 Piedmont Region, Grugliasco, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1117-30. 2010
    ..To determine the magnitude of social inequalities in cancer incidence according to different socioeconomic indicators and to assess the independent role of each indicator...
  19. doi Effects of TCF7L2 polymorphisms on glucose values after a lifestyle intervention
    Simona Bo
    Department of Internal Medicine and the Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1502-8. 2009
    ..Few intervention studies have shown that it has negative effects on metabolic improvement after lifestyle programs...
  20. doi Western blot analysis for the detection of serum antibodies recognizing linear Aquaporin-4 epitopes in patients with Neuromyelitis Optica
    Fabiana Marnetto
    SCDO Neurologia 2, Centro Sclerosi Multipla CReSM, Aou S Luigi Gonzaga, Orbassano, Torino, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 217:74-9. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi [Effectiveness of a training programme in reducing occupational injuries: the Turin-Novara high-speed railway line experience]
    Antonella Bena
    Servizio di Epidemiologia ASL TO3, Grugliasco, Torino
    Med Lav 100:295-8. 2009
    ..There is little evidence in the literature to suggest that safety training is effective in reducing injuries at the workplace...
  22. pmc Dose-dense and high-dose chemotherapy plus rituximab with autologous stem cell transplantation for primary treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with a poor prognosis: a phase II multicenter study
    Umberto Vitolo
    SC Ematologia II, Azienda Ospedaliera e Universitaria San Giovanni Battista, Corso Bramante 88, Turin, Italy
    Haematologica 94:1250-8. 2009
    ..We investigated the addition of rituximab to dose-dense and high-dose chemotherapy with autologous stem cell transplantation in patients with untreated poor-prognosis diffuse large B-cell lymphoma...
  23. pmc Emisacrectomy, experience in 11 cases
    Antonio Solini
    Orthopaedic Division, A S O S Giovanni Battista, c so Bramante 88, Turin 10126, Italy
    Eur Spine J 18:109-14. 2009
    ..Despite the potential complications, emisacrectomy can be performed successfully and is an important procedure in the treatment of sacral tumours...
  24. doi Is universal prevention against youths' substance misuse really universal? Gender-specific effects in the EU-Dap school-based prevention trial
    F Vigna-Taglianti
    Piedmont Centre for Drug Addiction Epidemiology, ASLTO3, Grugliasco, Torino, Italy
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:722-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this work was to analyse gender differences in the effectiveness of a new European school-based curriculum for prevention of substance misuse among adolescents...
  25. doi Severe multivessel coronary spasm after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation
    Francesco Tomassini
    Cardiology Department, Ospedale degli Infermi, Rivoli Torino, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:485-8. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi [MADEsmart: a web-based system for accessing data and healthcare indicators]
    Marco Dalmasso
    Servizio sovrazonale di Epidemiologia ASL TO3 Regione Piemonte
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 64:703-18. 2008
    ....
  27. doi Hepatitis D: the comeback?
    Mario Rizzetto
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Liver Int 29:140-2. 2009
    ..Hepatitis D remains an important health problem outside Europe, and new foci of infection continue to be identified in developing countries...
  28. doi Intraoperative placement of transparietohepatic biliary drainage in remedial hepaticojejunostomy: technique and clinical experience
    Mauro Salizzoni
    General Surgery 8 and Liver Transplantation Center, University of Turin, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corson Bramante 88, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Am J Surg 195:528-32. 2008
    ..Postoperative biliary fistula occurred in 2 patients (4%) and access to the biliary tract for percutaneous bilioplasty was provided in the short-term follow-up evaluation of 14 patients (29%)...
  29. ncbi Thyroidectomy for Graves' hyperthyroidism. Retrospective study of patients' appreciation
    Nicola Palestini
    General Surgery I Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 78:405-12. 2007
    ..To retrospectively investigate the patients' views of surgical treatment of Graves' hyperthyroidism...
  30. ncbi Chronic HBV-related liver disease
    Mario Rizzetto
    Gastrohepatology Department, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Mol Aspects Med 29:72-84. 2008
    ....
  31. pmc Indications for the diagnosis and treatment of acute headaches correlated with neurological pathologies
    Salvatore Gentile
    Department of Neurosciences, Neurology 3, Headache Centre, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15, I 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:290-3. 2005
    ..Medical history and clinical examination first, and instrumental examinations afterwards, are the keys to a correct diagnosis, and the first steps for correct treatment...
  32. pmc Attachment styles and headache
    Lidia Savi
    Primary Headache Centre, Neurology III, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, Molinette Hospital, Via Chiabrera 34, I 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:254-7. 2005
    ..Headache sufferers seem to be characterised by attachment styles of the "insecure" type. In particular they seem to feel extremely ill at ease if there is an expectation of reduction of interpersonal distance...
  33. ncbi Mild gestational hyperglycemia, the metabolic syndrome and adverse neonatal outcomes
    Simona Bo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:335-40. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its effect on neonatal outcomes in pregnancies with different degrees of hyperglycemia...
  34. ncbi Amadori-configurated albumin induces nitric oxide-dependent apoptosis of endothelial cells: a possible mechanism of diabetic vasculopathy
    Alessandro Amore
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation Department, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Piazza Polinia 94, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:53-60. 2004
    ..Since the late stage of diabetic vasculopathy is characterized by reductions in viable cells within an expanded and disorganized matrix, we tested the hypothesis that GA enhances endothelial cell (EC) apoptosis...
  35. ncbi Infectious complications following nonmyeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    A Busca
    Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    Transpl Infect Dis 5:132-9. 2003
    ..Whether these findings would translate into an improved overall survival needs to be confirmed in larger prospective studies...
  36. ncbi Microscopic vascular invasion detected by anti-CD34 immunohistochemistry as a predictor of recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation
    Mauro Salizzoni
    Chirurgia Generale 8, Centro Trapianto di Fegato, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Transplantation 76:844-8. 2003
    ..This study aimed to determine whether immunohistochemical staining of the vessels could change the judgment on microscopic VI in such a way as to confer clinical relevance to the feature...
  37. ncbi Cutaneous metastasis of neuroendocrine carcinoma of the larynx: report of a case
    A Ottinetti
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale S Andrea, Vercelli, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 30:512-5. 2003
    ..Ann Pathol 1991; 11 (4): 253), mediastinum (Yoshimasu et al., J Dermatol 2001; 28 (3): 168), uterus (Fogaca et al., J Cutan Pathol 1993; 20: 455), and thymus (Wick et al., J Am Acad Dermatol 1985; 13: 134)...
  38. ncbi Flow cytometry in the bone marrow staging of mature B-cell neoplasms
    A Stacchini
    Flow Cytometry Unit, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Cytometry B Clin Cytom 54:10-8. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to provide an objective evaluation of how FC might help in the detection of bone marrow involvement by the different types of B-cell malignant neoplasms...
  39. ncbi The use of hepatitis a vaccination in Italy: an economic evaluation
    Vittorio Demicheli
    Servizio Epidemiologico, ASL 20 Alessandria and Cochrane Vaccines Field, Via Venezia 6, 15100 Alessandria, Italy
    Vaccine 21:2250-7. 2003
    ..We conclude that in Italy mass vaccination appears economically worthwhile only during epidemics but vaccination of contacts is an economically worthwhile routine measure...
  40. ncbi Glucose degradation products increase apoptosis of human mesothelial cells
    Alessandro Amore
    Nefrologia Dialisi e Trapianto, Ospedale Regina Margherita, Universita di Torino, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:677-88. 2003
    ..36% glucose...
  41. ncbi New HLA-A*11 allele, A*1112, identified by sequence-based typing
    E Garino
    Transplantation Immunology, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Tissue Antigens 60:84-7. 2002
    ..The nucleotide sequences of HLA-A*1112 exons 2 and 3 are identical to HLA-A*11011 except for a single nucleotide substitution in codon 90 (GAC-->GCC)...
  42. ncbi Eyelid swelling: think of metastasis of histiocytoid breast carcinoma
    Carlo Tomasini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Turin, Italy
    Dermatology 205:63-6. 2002
    ..The immunohistochemical study, in conjunction with the medical history of the patient, facilitated the diagnosis...
  43. ncbi Point mutations of the BCL-6 gene: clinical and prognostic correlation in B-diffuse large cell lymphoma
    U Vitolo
    UOA Ematologia, Dipartimento di Oncologia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Giovanni Battista, Torino, Italy
    Leukemia 16:268-75. 2002
    ..Larger series of patients need to be analyzed to evaluate the clinical relevance of BCL-6 mutations properly...
  44. ncbi Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphisms in patients with migraine
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 15, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 317:111-3. 2002
    ..In conclusion, we observed no significant association between APOE polymorphisms and migraine. The association between the APOE varepsilon2-varepsilon4 genotype and the tension-type headache deserves further evaluation...
  45. ncbi Recurrent pelvic pain in women
    E Margaria
    Anesthesia and ICU Department, Sant Anna Hospital, Corso Spezia 60, Torino 10126, Italy
    Curr Rev Pain 4:134-6. 2000
    ..A control group of men was investigated...
  46. ncbi A new ELISA method to identify the D327N mutation of human sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG)
    N Fortunati
    Laboratory of Oncologic Endocrinology, Department of Oncology, ASO San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:1100-4. 2003
    ..The DEIA technique could, thus, be especially helpful when a large number of samples has to be processed, the technique being easier than Hinfl RFLP, specific, reproducible and allowing substantial time saving...
  47. ncbi Aberrant glycosylation in IgA nephropathy (IgAN)
    Rosanna Coppo
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, Regina Margherita Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Kidney Int 65:1544-7. 2004
    ..Drugs can be targeted to the effects enhanced by aberrantly glycosylated IgA1 on mesangial cells. Recent data suggest that aberrant IgA1 glycosylation may modulate clinical expression and progression of IgAN...
  48. ncbi [Glomerulonephritis and renal sclerosis: new therapeutic proposals (review)]
    R Coppo
    Indirizzo di Nefrologia Pediatrica, Universita degli Studi di Torino, SC Nefrologia, Dialisi e Trapianto Ospedale Regina Margherita, Torino
    G Ital Nefrol 21:217-24. 2004
    ..Some of these proposals, which are briefly reviewed in this article, are likely to enter soon clinical investigation and to become in the next future standard treatment for glomerular diseases...
  49. ncbi [Conflict of interest in industry-funded medical research]
    Carlo Di Pietrantonj
    Servizio Sovrazonale di Epidemiologia ASL 20, Via Venezia 6, 15100 Alessandria
    Epidemiol Prev 29:85-95. 2005
    ..to assess the impact of the source of funding on the results of medical research...
  50. ncbi [Surgical treatment of Graves' disease: results in 108 patients]
    N Palestini
    Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche, Sezione di Chirurgia Generale, Universita degli Studi di Torino
    Ann Ital Chir 76:13-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate morbidity and functional results of surgical treatment in patients with Graves' disease...
  51. ncbi Cisplatin and gemcitabine in malignant pleural mesothelioma: a phase II study
    Bruno Castagneto
    Department of Oncology, S Spirito Hospital, Casale Monferrato AL, Italy
    Am J Clin Oncol 28:223-6. 2005
    ..All other side effects were mild. In conclusion, gemcitabine-cisplatin combination seems to be moderately active in MPM. Furthermore, at this dose and schedule, the toxicity profile could be acceptable...
  52. ncbi [Post-thyroidectomy cervical hematoma]
    N Palestini
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Ospedale Molinette, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Minerva Chir 60:37-46. 2005
    ..Postoperative hematoma is a complications of thyroid surgery uncommon but potentially life threatening. It has implications for the trend toward outpatient procedures...
  53. ncbi [Risk of repeated injuries by economic activity in Italy in the 1990's]
    Antonella Bena
    Servizio regionale di Epidemiologia, ASL 5, Grugliasco TO
    Med Lav 96:s116-26. 2005
    ..Using data gathered by INAIL (National Institute for Insurance against Occupational Accidents and Diseases), it is possible to study the propensity of having a further injuries at the workplace after the first one...
  54. ncbi [Severity of workplace injuries by occupation in Italy in the 1990's]
    Antonella Bena
    Servizio regionale di Epidemiologia, ASL 5, Grugliasco TO
    Med Lav 96:s106-15. 2005
    ..The indicators of severity commonly used for studying workplace injuries are somewhat limited. It is possible to use RIDIT Analysis (Relative to an Identified Distribution) as an alternative method..
  55. ncbi [Occupational mortality in the population employed at 1991 Census]
    C Mamo
    Servizio regionale di Epidemiologia ASL 5, Regione Piemonte, Grugliasco TO
    Med Lav 96:s39-51. 2005
    ..Despite limitations and problems connected to occupational surveillance systems based on mortality data, mortality from specific causes continues to be a crucial indicator for evaluating the differences in health among various occupations...
  56. ncbi Renal damage in patients with Type 2 diabetes: a strong predictor of mortality
    S Bo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Torino, Turin, Italy
    Diabet Med 22:258-65. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi Headache attributed to spontaneous low CSF pressure: report of three cases responsive to corticosteroids
    S Gentile
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 11:849-51. 2004
    ..We report three patients with headache attributed to spontaneous low CSF pressure that were successfully treated with oral prednisone. Additional studies may be useful to prove the effectiveness of corticosteroids in this syndrome...
  58. ncbi Myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries: ten-year follow-up
    Pier Giorgio Golzio
    Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:732-8. 2004
    ..METHLODS: We prospectively followed 53 consecutive patients admitted to our coronary care unit between 1985-1990 with myocardial infarction and a culprit lesion causing < or = 50% angiographic luminal narrowing...
  59. ncbi A polymorphism of the hypocretin receptor 2 gene is associated with cluster headache
    I Rainero
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15 10126 Turin, Italy
    Neurology 63:1286-8. 2004
    ..Homozygosity for the G allele was associated with an increased disease risk (OR: 6.79, 95% CI, 2.25 to 22.99). The data suggest that the HCRTR2 gene or a linked locus significantly modulates the risk for cluster headache...
  60. ncbi Single-agent gemcitabine in previously untreated elderly patients with advanced bladder carcinoma: response to treatment and correlation with the comprehensive geriatric assessment
    Bruno Castagneto
    Department of Medical Oncology, S Spirito Hospital, Casale Monferrato, Italy
    Oncology 67:27-32. 2004
    ..The secondary objectives were to establish whether there is a correlation between treatment and Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) and, in addition, to determine overall patient survival...
  61. ncbi A method for a real time estimation of entrance skin dose distribution in interventional neuroradiology
    O Rampado
    Struttura Complessa Fisica Sanitaria, Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista, Corso Bramante 88, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Med Phys 31:2356-61. 2004
    ..The uncertainty of estimation of maximum entrance skin dose was evaluated to be about 20% at the 1 sigma level...
  62. ncbi Nitric oxide mediates cyclosporine-induced apoptosis in cultured renal cells
    A Amore
    Nephrology and Dialysis Department, Central Laboratory, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Kidney Int 57:1549-59. 2000
    ..The clinical use of cyclosporine (CsA) is limited by its nephrotoxicity. Apoptosis, perhaps instigated by increased nitric oxide synthase (NOS) activity, may play a role in such toxicity...