Allessia Galletta

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The electromyographic (EMG) characteristics of masseter, temporalis and sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscles during maximum voluntary teeth clench were assessed in 27 male and 35 female healthy young adults. Subjects were divided into two groups: (i) 'complete' Angle Class I (bilateral, symmetric canine and molar Class I relationships), and (ii) 'partial'(More)
BACKGROUND With the decreasing HIV epidemiology in Cameroon (5.5% in 2004 to 4.3% in 2011), HIV/AIDS remains a major public health concern, affecting mostly the sexually active population, among which the young University students represent an important target. Since sexual intercourses represent about 90% of HIV transmission, understanding the sexual(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The paper reports the use of Nd-Yag laser treatment for some major otolaryngoiatric symptoms in hereditary hemorrhagic teleangectasia (Rendu-Osler-Weber disease), focusing on the importance of epistaxis and oral hemorrhage as a cause of continuous hemoreintegrative treatment, without forgetting the constant psychophysical stress(More)
The Authors describe Nd-YAG Laser treatment in dealing with some of the most common hypertrophic-hyperplastic pathologies of the upper airways. Laser operations are performed under local anesthesia employing an Endo-Video-Telecamera in order to treat soft surgical targets not reachable otherwise. The Authors stress the numerous advantages of this(More)
The growing interest regarding the importance of oral health in subjects affected with physical and psychological handicaps has led the Authors to prepare a programme of oral hygiene aiming at the prevention of dental and periodontal diseases and demanding the participation of the other members of the families, the educators and the specialized staff put at(More)
The difficult nasal respiration due to hyperplastic hypertrophy of the turbinates is a broad topic of ongoing interest in otorhinolaryngology. The authors describe a study of 71 patients suffering from hyperplastic hypertrophy of the lower turbinates treated since 1994 by photocoagulation using a ND:YAG laser. The laser treatment was performed on an(More)
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