Giovanna Meli

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Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) has been shown to play a major role in intraocular neovascularisation in ischaemic retinal diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the concentration of VEGF in vitreous, aqueous and epiretinal membranes of diabetic and non-diabetic patients, with other pathological conditions requiring surgical intervention.(More)
Ethylenebisdithiocarbamates (EBDC) are an important class of fungicides used to control crop diseases and prevent mold. Ethylenethiourea (ETU), reported to be their main degradation and metabolic product in animals and man, may have teratogenic and carcinogenic properties. The feasibility of monitoring exposure to ETU on the basis of the formation of(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze risk factors for type 2 diabetes among women attending menopause clinics in Italy for counselling about the menopause. SUBJECTS Women attending a network of first-level outpatient menopause clinics in Italy for general counselling about menopause or treatment of menopausal symptoms. METHODS Cross-sectional study with no exclusion(More)