Lucia Battista

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OBJECTIVE To study the impedance to blood flow through the uterine artery in pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and to evaluate its predictive value for adverse pregnancy and perinatal outcomes in this population. DESIGN Prospective case-control study. SETTING Academic Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Italy. POPULATION(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation programme (PRP) in patients with chronic airway obstruction (CAO). In 61 CAO patients (35 asthmatics and 26 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)) lung and respiratory muscle function, exercise tolerance (by symptom limited cycloergometer and walking(More)
Syncope is a common disorder that can lead to serious consequences in the elderly. Tilt-test is a safe, useful specific tool to investigate recurrent syncope also in the elderly. Comorbidities and medication use, widely present in elderly patients, affecting the hemodynamic response, can influence the tilt-test outcome. The aim of this study was to evaluate(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of laparoscopic ovarian diathermy (LOD) vs clomiphene citrate (CC) plus metformin in infertile patients with CC-resistant polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). STUDY DESIGN Fifty primary infertile patients with CC-resistant PCOS were assigned randomly to receive LOD followed by a 6-month(More)
  • L Battista
  • 2016
Home mechanical ventilation is the treatment of patients with respiratory failure or insufficiency by means of a mechanical ventilator at a patient's home. In order to allow remote patient monitoring, several tele-monitoring systems have been introduced in the last few years. However, most of them usually do not allow real-time services, as they have their(More)
BACKGROUND Mitral regurgitation during diastole in 5 subjects, of whom 4 affected by cardiovascular disease and 1 healthy competitive athlete, was the aim of this work. The 4 patients are respectively affected by: 1st case: arterial hypertension, dyslipidemia and III degree AV block in NYHA class II heart failure (HF); 2nd case: NYHA III HF, prosthetic(More)
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