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BACKGROUND To evaluate the influence of regional techniques of anesthesia and analgesia on breastfeeding rate after cesarean section and vaginal delivery. METHODS STUDY DESIGN prospective, area-based. SETTING Obstetrics and Pediatrics Department at Aosta Valley Regional Hospital. SUBJECTS all the mothers and their newborns during a three-year(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES Clinical, radiological, and serological tests have been proven to be unsatisfactory as markers of activity in sarcoidosis and idiopathic interstitial pneumonia (IIP). We investigated 111In-Octreotide (Octreoscan) scintigraphy as a tool for classifying and assessing disease activity in sarcoidosis and IIP, in comparison of the radiological(More)
BACKGROUND Several experiences of Bed Management have been published, most of them focusing on Emergency Department organization. Aosta Hospital is 70 km away from the nearest Hospital, so that ambulance diversion is not feasible and patients' admissions from ED need to be managed at the local level solely. Aim of this study was to test efficacy of an(More)
  • L Peano
  • La Pediatria medica e chirurgica : Medical and…
  • 1986
We have studied the probability that the babies born in the Aosta Valley (North Italy) in 1983-84 were affected with minor and major thalassemia, basing our analysis on the ethnic origin of their grandparents, frequently immigrated from Mediterranean Areas. In a sample of 1599 cases, we have found that these frequencies were 2.16% and 0.025%, with a risk of(More)
120 children, 71 male and 49 female, aged between 2 years and 15 years (mean 6.15 +/- 3.52 years) with recurrent respiratory infections, were treated with Immucytal, an immunomodulator of bacterial origin, based on membrane proteoglycan fractions plus bacterial ribosomes. The children, selected on the basis of the previous year's clinical score, were(More)
A sample of 1326 new-born babies has been studied regarding the influence of the milk diet over some plasma-serum amino acids. The Authors have make use of the screening of the congenital errors of the protein metabolism. New-born babies were bled on the fifth or sixth day of life and their blood was analysed at first with the Guthrie test and then with(More)
We have examined 976 new-born babies in Aosta Valley retrospectively, in order to determine which risk factors were significantly linked with the high incidence of: hospitalization and infants with below average neonatal and placental weight. The new-borns of native mothers have been compared with those of immigrant mothers, and also the new-borns of(More)
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