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Inventory of the non‐native flora of Italy
By combining local expertise into a unified, nationwide scheme using a standardized method and terminology, the inventory provides the essential scientific basis for the development of plant invasion research and management in the country. Expand
Ethnophytotherapeutical research in the high Molise region (Central-Southern Italy)
The research revealed a deep-rooted and widespread habit of husbanding the family's resources and the values for the upper Molise region are lower than those of many Spanish areas, perhaps (and not only) because of the more rapid cultural erosion experienced in Italy. Expand
Non‐native flora of Italy: Species distribution and threats
Abstract In this paper, we provide an overview of the distribution and invasive status of non‐native species in the Italian flora across its administrative regions, biogeographic regions and mainExpand
Buxus in Europe: Late Quaternary dynamics and modern vulnerability
The results challenge the common view that the Mediterranean regions are the exclusive and most important refuge areas for evergreen broadleaved trees and stress the importance of considering long-term population dynamics based on fossil data to evaluate the vulnerability of modern fragmented plant populations in view of conservation actions. Expand
Religion, spirituality and cardiovascular disease: research, clinical implications, and opportunities in Brazil.
In this paper we comprehensively review published quantitative research on the relationship between religion, spirituality (R/S), and cardiovascular (CV) disease, discuss mechanisms that help explainExpand
Are Red Lists really useful for plant conservation? The New Red List of the Italian Flora in the perspective of national conservation policies
“The New Red List of the Italian Flora” includes all the Italian policy species and other species of known conservation concerns for a total of 400 taxa, 65% of which are threatened with extinction.Expand
Surgical repair of ventricular aneurysms. Early results with Cooley's technique.
Using bovine pericardium instead of Dacron for grafting, we performed ventricular endoaneurysmorrhaphy (Cooley's technique) in 13 patients with postmyocardial infarction left ventricular aneurysm.Expand
The status ofBrometalia rubenti-tectorum communities from the Mediterranean area in different syntaxonomical schemes
This paper deals with «subnitrophilous» vegetation ofBrometalia rubenti-tectorum, usually included inRuderali-Secalietea (=Stellarietea mediae). Multivariate statistical analysis demonstrates thatExpand
Holt-Oram syndrome revisited. Two patients in the same family.
The most important findings include atrial septal defects, atrioventricular conduction abnormalities, vascular hypoplasia, and upper limb musculoskeletal deformities in Holt-Oram syndrome. Expand
Primary cardiac angiosarcoma. A therapeutical dilemma.
A case is reported that illustrates the therapeutic dilemma faced with this neoplasia, and a case based on a literature review is discussed, which concludes that heart transplantation is an attractive option in nonresectable tumors. Expand