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The fibroblast growth factor‐23 and Vitamin D emerge as nontraditional risk factors and may affect cardiovascular risk
Fibroblast growth factor‐23 (FGF‐23) and vitamin D are hormones involved in phosphate homoeostasis. They also directly influence cardiomyocyte hypertrophy. We examined whether the relationshipsExpand
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Comparative effectiveness and safety of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (biosimilars vs originators) in clinical practice: a population-based cohort study in Italy
Objectives To evaluate the benefit/risk profile of epoetin α biosimilar with the erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) originators when administered to naïve patients from clinical practice.Expand
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A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on the Prevalence of Dementia in Europe: Estimates from the Highest-Quality Studies Adopting the DSM IV Diagnostic Criteria
Background: Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD), is one of the most burdensome medical conditions. Usually, the reviews that aim at calculating the prevalence of dementia include estimatesExpand
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Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in the Lazio region, Italy: use of an algorithm based on health information systems
Compared with other areas of the country, very limited data are available on multiple sclerosis (MS) prevalence in Central Italy. We aimed to estimate MS prevalence in the Lazio region and itsExpand
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An Estimate of Attributable Cases of Alzheimer Disease and Vascular Dementia due to Modifiable Risk Factors: The Impact of Primary Prevention in Europe and in Italy
Background: Up to 53.7% of all cases of dementia are assumed to be due to Alzheimer disease (AD), while 15.8% are considered to be due to vascular dementia (VaD). In Europe, about 3 million cases ofExpand
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Impact of Guidance on the Prescription Patterns of G-CSFs for the Prevention of Febrile Neutropenia Following Anticancer Chemotherapy: A Population-Based Utilization Study in the Lazio Region
BackgroundCurrent guidelines recommend prophylaxis with granulocyte colony-stimulating factors (G-CSFs) for patients with cancer who are at greater risk of febrile neutropenia (FN) while receivingExpand
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[Socioeconomic position and appropriate antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention: a population-based cohort study in Rome (Lazio Region, Central Italy)].
OBJECTIVES to evaluate the association between socioeconomic position (SEP) and adherence to appropriate antiplatelet therapy (AAT) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the yearExpand
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Pneumonia burden in elderly patients: a classification algorithm using administrative data
BackgroundPneumonia has traditionally been classified into two subtypes: community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and nosocomial pneumonia (NP). Recently, a new entity has been defined, calledExpand
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MicroRNAs and mild cognitive impairment: A systematic review
BACKGROUND Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is usually described as an intermediate phase between normal cognition and dementia. Identifying the subjects at a higher risk of progressing from MCI to ADExpand
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Free and cued selective reminding test predicts progression to Alzheimer’s disease in people with mild cognitive impairment
IntroductionTo assess the diagnostic accuracy of the free and cued selective reminding test (FCSRT) for the development of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in people with mild cognitive impairmentExpand
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