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Mental practice is effective in upper limb recovery after stroke: a randomized single-blind cross-over study.
AIM The aim of this study was to investigate the role of mental practice (MP) in functional recovery of upper limbs in stroke patients. METHODS Thirty-six hemiparetic stroke patients (15 femalesExpand
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Guidelines for the management of osteoporosis and fragility fractures
AbstractThe purpose of this document, a result of the harmonisation and revision of Guidelines published separately by the SIMFER, SIOMMMS/SIR, and SIOT associations, is to provide practicalExpand
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Clinical guidelines for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis: summary statements and recommendations from the Italian Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology
AbstractBackground The Italian Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology conceived this guidance—which is primarily addressed to Italian orthopedic surgeons, but should also prove useful to otherExpand
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Upper limb function and quality of life in breast cancer related lymphedema: a cross-sectional study.
BACKGROUND One of the most frequent impairments in breast cancer survivors is secondary lymphedema of the upper limbs. Several impairments and activity limitations frequently occur in these patientsExpand
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Socioeconomic burden of total joint arthroplasty for symptomatic hip and knee osteoarthritis in the Italian population: A 5‐year analysis based on hospitalization records
To assess the burden of total joint arthroplasties (TJAs) performed for symptomatic hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA) in the Italian population.
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Management of atypical femoral fracture: a scoping review and comprehensive algorithm
BackgroundAtypical femoral fractures (AFF) are a rare type of femoral stress fracture recently described, potentially associated with prolonged bisphosphonate therapy. Evidence-based recommendationsExpand
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The incidence of hip, forearm, humeral, ankle, and vertebral fragility fractures in Italy: results from a 3-year multicenter study
IntroductionWe aimed to assess the incidence and hospitalization rate of hip and "minor" fragility fractures in the Italian population.MethodsWe carried out a 3-year survey at 10 major ItalianExpand
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Ten years of hip fractures in Italy: For the first time a decreasing trend in elderly women.
AIM To evaluate the hospitalization rate of femoral neck fractures in the elderly Italian population over ten years. METHODS We analyzed national hospitalizations records collected at central levelExpand
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Neridronate improves bone mineral density and reduces back pain in β‐thalassaemia patients with osteoporosis: results from a phase 2, randomized, parallel‐arm, open‐label study
Neridronate is a third generation bisphosphonate with established efficacy in metabolic bone disease. In this randomized, open‐label study, 118 adults with β‐thalassaemia and bone mineral densityExpand
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Development and validation of the Italian version of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure III
Purpose. To provide a translation and cultural adaptation of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure version III scale for Italy (i-SCIM3) and to validate this version of the scale. Method. i-SCIM3 wasExpand
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