Maria Gabriella Masi

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Calcific uremic arteriolopathy (CUA), also referred to as calciphylaxis, is a syndrome of small vessel calcification of unknown etiology causing painful violaceous skin lesions that progress to non-healing ulcers and gangrene. It is observed mainly in patients with end-stage renal disease, is associated with high morbidity and mortality and has no standard(More)
The validation of any new model of the human response to flicker requires proper experimental data. Recently, studies have been carried out with the intent of achieving information relevant to the state of annoyance of a human being subjected to light flicker by analyzing the modification of the pupil size. Indeed, it is well known that pupil diameter(More)
The use of an equipment able to provide a real time diagnostic of a monitored device (BITE) allows to increase reliability and to decrease costs. BITE operates on the basis of a suitable life model of the considered device that must relate time to failure with past and present stresses. Model development can be carried out by exploiting the results of a(More)
In 30 calcium stone formers urinary citrate, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, uric acid and oxalate excretion were compared with the activity product ratios and formation product ratios of oxalate, brushite and monosodium urate. A positive correlation was found between calcium and phosphorus excretions and APRox and APRbr; no correlation was found between(More)
The tragic chain of mortal events, that have happened to workers and people who have been exposed to asbestos, proposes clearly an accentuation of the efforts that have been undertaken up to now, even in absence of precise national directives, in order to give an answer to worries and, sometimes, to real consequences of citizens' and workers' asbestos(More)
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