Giulia Candido

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Fifty patients at risk for postoperative lung dysfunction and undergoing elective coronary revascularization have been randomly assigned to receive normothermic (36 degrees C) perfusion with warm heart protection (NP group) or hypothermic (28 degrees C) perfusion with cold heart protection (HP group). Lung function before and after cardiopulmonary bypass(More)
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging has recently been proposed for assessing osteoporosis and predicting fracture risks. However, accurate acquisition techniques and image analysis protocols for the determination of the trabecular bone structure are yet to be defined. The aim of this study was to assess the potential of projection reconstruction (PR) MR(More)
The aim of this manuscript is to present what is Self-Learning production system and how service oriented architecture (SOA) and supporting technologies are bridged together to implement this new concept in the ongoing EU Self-Learning production system project. A brief review of the most recent EU projects that have reported results relevant to the main(More)
OBJECTIVE To advise obstetric and gynaecology care providers of the physical, psychological, and environmental factors that affect women's posture throughout their lifespan, from adolescence to menopause. To outline the physiotherapy management of obstetrics, osteoporosis, and urinary incontinence in women and to identify recommendations for referral to a(More)
Diphtheria antitoxin level in serum samples obtained from 204 healthy children aged 11-14 years was determined by means of an indirect haemagglutination technique and related to the vaccinal history of the subjects. Irrespective of the time since the last toxoid inoculation, the mean antitoxin titre per ml of serum in the individuals who had received(More)
AIM Esophageal atresia (EA) and imperforate anus are congenital disorders with an incidence that ranges between 1/4000 and 1/5000 births. The aim of this work was to assess the incidence of these malformations in northwest Tuscany and the associated anomalies in comparison with the data published by the Tuscan Congenital Diseases Registry. METHODS A(More)
This study aimed at evaluating the care delivered by the Optical Laboratory of the Program of Primary Care to Schoolchildren (PROASE) according to the perceptions of relatives and teachers of children who had acquired glasses from 1991 to 1995 in the municipality of Ribeirão Preto. The content analysis technique was used for data analysis and, in order to(More)
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