Laura Mameli

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BACKGROUND The relationship between patient and physician is a complex interaction that includes multiple factors. The objective of this study was to explore Italian patients' preferences regarding physician appearance. METHODS A questionnaire was developed to survey patients in different medical and surgical settings; each subject was asked to choose one(More)
BACKGROUND Bismuth-containing quadruple therapy given twice a day for 14 days has been shown to be an excellent first-line H. pylori eradication therapy. AIM   To compare the efficacy and tolerability of twice-a-day bismuth-containing quadruple H. pylori eradication therapy for 10 versus 14 days in a noninferiority trial. METHODS Dyspeptic patients with(More)
Celiac disease (CD) was first described by Aretaeus from Cappadocia in II century after C. The impressive clinical picture of a patient with life-threatening diarrhea, malabsorption, weight loss, neurologic disorders and osteopenia is now often replaced by the mostly atypical symptoms or an asymptomatic presentation. When unrecognized and untreated, the(More)
We introduce here our research project on the simulation of the historical trajectory of Patagonian societies since 13000 BP until the present. It pretends to be an explanatory simulation model whose aim is to identify yet unknown relationships and interactions that could have been present in the history of those societies, but we do not have any(More)
BACKGROUND Subcutaneous administration of hepatitis B immunoglobulin (HBIg) is effective in preventing hepatitis B virus (HBV) recurrence after liver transplantation, but early conversion to subcutaneous administration is undocumented. METHODS In a prospective study, patients transplanted for terminal liver disease due to HBV infection who were HBV(More)
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