Ivan Cortinovis

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Length, height, weight and mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) were measured in 4320 children aged between 0 and 59 months, and their socio-economic status was assessed, in 31 villages in Southwest Uganda during March-April 1988. A follow-up survey assessed the mortality of the children during the 12 months following anthropometry. Mortality rates were(More)
We investigated the relationship between the International Prognostic Scoring System of the International Working Group for Myelofibrosis Research and Treatment and the European Consensus on grading of bone marrow fibrosis (MF) in patients with primary myelofibrosis. We compared them in 196 consecutive primary myelofibrosis patients (median follow-up 45.7(More)
INTRODUCTION Several studies have explored the association between modes of delivery and postpartum female sexual functioning, although with inconsistent findings. AIM To investigate the impact of mode of delivery on female postpartum sexual functioning by comparing spontaneous vaginal delivery, operative vaginal delivery, and cesarean section. METHODS(More)
Importance Heated, humidified high-flow nasal cannula (HHHFNC) has gained increasing popularity as respiratory support for newborn infants thanks to ease of use and improved patient comfort. However, its role as primary therapy for respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) of prematurity needs to be further elucidated by large, randomized clinical trials. (More)
In order to plan, implement and monitor health interventions for the most deprived sector of the population, it is necessary to identify socioeconomic groups at risk. Multiple Correspondence Analysis was used to construct a socio-economic index based on data collected from a sample of 2698 households in South-West district of the Ugandan Republic in 1988.(More)
The study compares the ability of the PSI (pneumonia severity index), CURB-65 (confusion, urea >7 mol·L(-1), respiratory rate ≥ 30 breaths·min(-1), blood pressure <90 mmHg systolic or ≤ 60 mmHg diastolic, and age ≥ 65 yrs), CURB and CRB-65 scales and the Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia (SCAP) score to predict 30-day mortality in healthcare-associated(More)
This paper describes the growth of weight, height and arm circumference (MUAC) in children aged under 5 years and living in the south-west area of Uganda. The survey was carried out in 1988 and was based on a random sample of 31 villages of the Mbarara district. A total of 4320 children were measured by a team of 20 trained assessors. From these children a(More)
Although data from literature suggest that diabetic women are frequently under screened for gynaecological cancers little is known about screening implementation for other cancers for both genders. This study investigates comprehensive cancer screening practices of diabetics as compared with non-diabetics; analyses screening patterns both by gender and(More)
Pattern reversal visual evoked potentials were recorded in 71 children with different types of migraine (e.g. migraine with aura, migraine without aura) or tension-type headache and in 19 controls (mean age of both groups 9 years). P100 latencies were comparable in all three groups.