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BACKGROUND Although substantial evidence suggests that stressful life events predispose to the onset of episodes of depression and anxiety, the essential features of these events that are depressogenic and anxiogenic remain uncertain. METHODS High contextual threat stressful life events, assessed in 98 592 person-months from 7322 male and female adult(More)
BACKGROUND While the role of genetic factors in self-report measures of emotion has been frequently studied, we know little about the degree to which genetic factors influence emotional facial expressions. METHOD Twenty-eight pairs of monozygotic (MZ) and dizygotic (DZ) twins from the Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart were shown three emotion-inducing(More)
Alongside the technique based on the creation of an abdominal cavity for surgery following the introduction of gas (usually CO2) into the peritoneal cavity, a new method has been developed. This involves the use of an atraumatic mechanical lifting device connected to the same abdominal wall (gasless laparoscopy). The authors report a technique that uses an(More)
The experience of reengineering a Computerized Numerical Control, CNC, is presented. In the reengineering, several new functionalities and the upgrading towards the object-oriented were included. The reengineering process was maintained under control in order to complete the process within the deadline with success. Some technical and economical lessons(More)
  • Grillo, Lo Rizzo, +49 authors Hayek J De
  • 2013
A. Revealing the complexity of a monogenic disease: rett syndrome exome sequencing.(2)-Dihomo-isoprostanes and brain white matter damage in stage 1 Rett syndrome.Isoprostanes in soft oral tissues and degree of oral disability after mandibular third molar surgery. Non-protein-bound iron and 4-hydroxynonenal protein adducts in classic autism. Brain Dev.(More)
AIM Radiofrequency (RF) for the treatment of hepatic neoplasms can be performed through percutaneous, laparoscopic or open surgery. The aim of this study was to point out the details of the role of open RF (ORF). METHODS Between November 2002 and November 2003, we performed 13 ORFs. Seven patients had an association with chronic liver cirrhosis. With the(More)
Aim of the study To evaluate the results of surgical treatment of duodeno-pancreatic neoplasms in elderly patients, in terms of mortality , morbidity and survival. From 01/01/1994 to 01/10/2008 48 patients aged more than 65 years old, 29 males (60.42%), 19 females (39.58%) mean age 67 years old (range 65–81), underwent radical surgery for duodeno-pancreatic(More)
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