Giuseppe Capodieci

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Many studies show that a large portion of medical prescriptions for diagnostic examinations may be not useful for patient’s management or unnecessary. Rapid technological advancement has made it possible for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to be increasingly used all over the world, particularly for musculoskeletal disorders. The aim of this study was to(More)
It has recently been shown that hippocampal neurogenesis can be modulated either directly or indirectly by ascending cholinergic inputs from the basal forebrain. In the present work, we sought to address whether extended training in a spatial navigation task would affect hippocampal neurogenesis in the presence of a severe and selective cholinergic(More)
Significant advances in medical imaging have been made in the past decades, enabling physicians to reach high precision in diagnosing patients’ diseases by means of sophisticated imaging tools. However, the use of sophisticated tools is limited by the high costs and, in some cases, by the utilization of ionizing radiation, which have both great impact on(More)
Radiologists receive little formal training regarding the structure of the radiology report and its importance as a medicolegal document; failure to communicate, in fact, represents one of the main problems facing the modern radiologists' activity. Duty to the patient does not end anymore with the written report; the paradox is that we are so advanced in(More)
The IVIC syndrome derives its name from the Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientìficas, where it was described by Arias et al. [Am J Med Genet 6:25-59, 1980]. We report on several individuals in a family with the IVIC syndrome, the second described in the literature. In this family there are 3 affected individuals in 2 generations. This observation(More)
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