Daria Scacciatelli

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The main objective of this study was to determine reliability, validity, and reproducibility of the Italian version of the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) self-administered questionnaire aimed at evaluating the impact of tinnitus on the quality of life of subjects affected by this symptom. The questionnaire was presented to a sample of 443 subjects (285(More)
AIM The identification and surveillance of patients with liver dysfunctions and the discovering of new disease biomarkers are needed in the clinical practice. The aim of this study was to investigate on Survivin-immunoglobulin (Ig)M immune complex (IC) as a potential biomarker of chronic liver diseases. METHODS Serum levels of Survivin-IgM were measured(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSES This study aimed to identify clinical and ultrasound imaging predictors of progression of carotid luminal narrowing in subjects with asymptomatic moderate internal carotid artery (ICA) stenosis. METHODS A total of 571 subjects with asymptomatic moderate (50-69%) ICA stenoses were enrolled. They underwent ultrasound examination at(More)
Nowadays many of us know that in an introductory statistics course great emphasis should be placed on problem-solving and active learning. This paper presents a real capture-recapture experiment used as a starting point to introduce fundamental concepts as experiment, sample variation, sampling distribution and bootstrap. It has been used in an introduction(More)
The development of an immunoassay for detecting circulating antibodies against Trypanosoma cruzi with a good performance appears to be crucial in clinical settings for the management of Chagas disease. Here we propose a new automated ELISA test performed on serum samples using 2 different T. cruzi antigens (a recombinant protein and a T. cruzi whole(More)
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