Chiara-Martina Pellegrino

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BACKGROUND Given the increasing demand for tissue-sparing surgery, the surgical approach is the subject of lively debate in total hip replacement. The aim of this paper is to compare the efficacy of the minimally invasive direct anterior approach and the standard lateral approach to total hip replacement surgery by observing intra- and perioperative(More)
Neuropathy has been frequently reported in patients with IgG monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) but it is still unclear whether this association has clinical or pathogenetic relevance. In order to clarify the possible role of IgG MGUS in the neuropathy we correlated the clinical and electrophysiological features of the neuropathy with(More)
Fourteen female dental hygiene students (seven with episodic tension-type headache and seven who rarely or never experienced headache) wore an ambulatory electromyographic recorder and completed hourly subjective ratings of pain and negative affective states for six days while they carried out their normal daily activities. Three of the days were designated(More)
Different sensitivity of muscle fibres to hormones might be an important factor in regulating differing properties of individual muscles, in addition to the well known neural effects on muscle fibres. The peculiar sensitivity of rat perineal muscles to androgens is a striking example, whose relevance to function is self explanatory in muscles connected with(More)
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