Francesco Pietrobon

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BACKGROUND This study evaluates the epidemiological impact of RVGE hospitalisation in the Veneto Region during the period spanning from 2000-2007 along with the associated costs. The analysis was conducted in an area where rotavirus vaccination is not included into immunization programmes and is an attempt to assess the potential benefits of such(More)
The incidence rate of acute pancreatitis (AP) has been reported as having increased during recent decades and associated mortality lies around 10%. This study was undertaken to establish the current AP hospitalization and mortality rates in Veneto Region. A retrospective study of all cases of acute pancreatitis admitted in hospital between 2000 and 2007 was(More)
Progress in medical technology and the research in cost-effectiveness have provided an implementation on new general surgery models. Week Surgery model is a maximum 5 days stay surgical unit which represents an important contribution to surgical therapeutic strategies, allowing an excellent compromise between safety, convenience for the patient and economic(More)
Gastrointestinal bleeding (GB) is still a common medical emergency and an important cause of morbidity and mortality. There is clear evidence that early endoscopic intervention is effective in reducing mortality, length of stay and surgery procedures utilization in high-risk patients. In the last decades advances in medical practice and in endoscopic(More)
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