Eleonora Lacorte

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Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgical reconstruction is performed with the use of an autogenic, allogenic or synthetic graft. The document issued by the Italian National Guidelines System (SNLG, Sistema Nazionale Linee Guida) at the National Institute of Health aims to guide orthopaedic surgeons in selecting the optimal graft for ACL reconstruction(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present systematic review is to critically evaluate the effectiveness of OMT as an adjuvant therapy in the management of patients with neurological diseases. METHODS A systematic review was conducted and the findings were reported following the PRISMA statement. Twelve databases were searched for articles reporting the use of(More)
BACKGROUND Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is considered a multifactorial, multisystem neurodegenerative disease due to an interaction between environmental and genetic factors. This systematic review aims at gathering all available evidence on the association between physical activity (PA) and the risk of ALS. METHODS Relevant literature published up(More)
BACKGROUND Uncertainties on long-term outcomes after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) still exist, despite the ongoing progresses in the management of patients with AMI. AIM OF THE STUDY Our aim was to appraise both the early prognosis and prognosis at 1-year after discharge of patients hospitalized due to AMI. METHODS This is a retrospective(More)
A Consensus Conference on Specific Learning Disorders has been promoted by the Italian National Institute of Health (Istituto Superiore di Sanità, ISS). The Consensus Conference consisted in a systematic review of the international literature addressing the issues of diagnosis, risk factors and prognosis, treatment, service delivery and organizational(More)
OBJECTIVE This systematic review aimed to assess the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in patients with headache. BACKGROUND Migraine is one of the most common and disabling medical conditions. It affects more than 15% of the general population, causing high global socioeconomic costs, and the(More)
Specific clinical practice recommendations for the management of influenza like-illness were developed by a national multidisciplinary panel (Guideline Development Group, GDG), and included in the update of the evidence-based clinical practice guideline: "Management of influenza-like syndrome" issued by the Italian National Guidelines System (SNLG May(More)
The prognostic value of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is being questioned, with some MCI subjects reverting to normal cognition (NC). The reversion rate varies mostly depending on the study design, the setting, and both MCI and NC definitions. Previous studies have focused on the profile of subjects who revert to NC, but the role of comorbidities has not(More)
OBJECTIVES The issue of subjects with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) reverting to normal cognition (NC) has to date been taken in limited consideration, and no conclusive data are available on the rate of reversion. We aimed at systematically reviewing available longitudinal studies on MCI and meta-analyzing data with the purpose of estimating the(More)