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A Clinical Outcome-Based Prospective Study on Venous Thromboembolism After Cancer Surgery: The @RISTOS Project
Summary Background Data:The epidemiology of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after cancer surgery is based on clinical trials on VTE prophylaxis that used venography to screen deep vein thrombosis (DVT).Expand
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Endometriosis: epidemiology and aetiological factors.
Estimates of the frequency of endometriosis vary widely. Based on the few reliable data, the prevalence of the condition can reasonably be assumed to be around 10%. Although no consistent informationExpand
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Association between endometriosis and cancer: a comprehensive review and a critical analysis of clinical and epidemiological evidence.
OBJECTIVE This review was aimed to critically evaluate observational, cohort, and case-control studies performed so far in order to assess the association between endometriosis and malignantExpand
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Association between certain foods and risk of acute myocardial infarction in women.
STUDY OBJECTIVE--To examine the relation between selected foods and acute myocardial infarction in women. DESIGN--Case-control study conducted over five years. SETTING--30 Hospitals with coronaryExpand
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Dietary factors and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer.
Dietary factors in the etiology of ovarian cancer were investigated with the use of data from a case-control study conducted in Northern Italy on 455 histologically confirmed epithelial carcinomasExpand
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Frequency and Determinants of Erectile Dysfunction in Italy
Objective: To analyze the prevalence and risk factors for erectile dysfunction (ED) in Italy in a cross–sectional study.Methods: Eligible for the study were men aged 18 years or more, randomlyExpand
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Reproductive factors and risk of uterine fibroids.
We analyzed the relation between reproductive history and risk of uterine fibroids using data from a case-control study. Cases were 621 women with histologically confirmed diagnosis of uterineExpand
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Reproductive factors and risk of endometrial cancer.
The role of reproductive factors in endometrial cancer risk has been analyzed in a case-control study conducted since 1983 in the greater Milan area on 568 women (cases) with histologically confirmedExpand
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The epidemiology of multiple births.
On the basis of MEDLINE and manual searches, we examined the main papers in the English literature regarding risk factors for spontaneous (i.e. not related to fertility drug use) multiple births. TheExpand
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Trends in male:female ratio among newborn infants in 29 countries from five continents.
We have analysed trends in male:female ratios among newborns between 1950 and 1990 in 29 countries from five continents. The numbers of liveborn males and females over the period 1950-1994 wereExpand
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