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Epidemiology and economic burden of herpes zoster and post-herpetic neuralgia in Italy: A retrospective, population-based study
BackgroundData on the epidemiology and cost of herpes zoster (HZ) and post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN) in Italy are limited. This retrospective, population-based study was designed to determine theExpand
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Immunoenzymatic analysis and genetic detection of Cryptosporidium parvum in lambs from Italy.
Cryptosporidiosis is a worldwide-diffused protozoan disease causing important economic losses to animal husbandry and livestock production. Additionally, several species/genotypes of CryptosporidiumExpand
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Influence of acupuncture on type I hypersensitivity itch and the wheal and flare response in adults with atopic eczema – a blinded, randomized, placebo‐controlled, crossover trial
To cite this article: Pfab F, Huss‐Marp J, Gatti A, Fuqin J, Athanasiadis GI, Irnich D, Raap U, Schober W, Behrendt H, Ring J, Darsow U. Influence of acupuncture on type I hypersensitivity itch andExpand
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Clinical and psychosocial correlates of post‐herpetic neuralgia
Post‐herpetic neuralgia is the most challenging and debilitating complication of herpes zoster in the immunocompetent host. Because the effect of treatment is disappointing once the syndrome hasExpand
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Effectiveness and safety of tapentadol prolonged release for severe, chronic low back pain with or without a neuropathic pain component: results of an open-label, phase 3b study
Abstract Objective: This open-label, phase 3b study evaluated the effectiveness and tolerability of tapentadol prolonged release and tapentadol immediate release (for acute pain episodes) for severe,Expand
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Role of Mesotherapy in Musculoskeletal Pain: Opinions from the Italian Society of Mesotherapy
Mesotherapy is the injection of active substances into the surface layer of the skin. This method allows a slower spread, higher levels, and longer lasting effects of drugs in the tissues underlyingExpand
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Symptomatic and quality of life changes after extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant pleural mesothelioma
Extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant pleural mesothelioma is considered an aggressive procedure, but symptomatic and quality of life changes are unknown.
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Ovine echinococcosis I. Immunological diagnosis by enzyme immunoassay.
Immunodiagnosis in sheep presents problems of sensitivity and specificity, limiting its applicability in surveillance systems. The objective of this study was to develop a sensitive, specific andExpand
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Clinical and psychosocial correlates of acute pain in herpes zoster.
BACKGROUND Acute and persistent pain are the most significant clinical manifestations of herpes zoster (HZ), but the characteristics of acute pain in HZ patients have been inadequately investigated.Expand
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Palmitoylethanolamide in the treatment of chronic pain caused by different etiopathogenesis.
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and safety of palmitoylethanolamide (PEA), an endogenous fatty acid amide belonging to the N-acylethanolamines family, in reducing pain severity in patients with painExpand
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