Roberta Capellini

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Ascariasis is the most common helminthic infection, but the invasion of worms into the gallbladder is quite rare. This report illustrates the ultrasonographic findings in gallbladder ascariasis of a typical echogenic structure which exhibits nondirectional movements and contains a central anechoic tube, along the long axis of the gallbladder. The role of(More)
The relationship between alcohol and work was studied in a group of 260 voluntary patients (186 male and 74 female) admitted to the unit of Medicina del Lavoro, Pavia University for alcohol rehabilitation. The highest incidence of alcohol abuse was found in non-working subjects (pensioners, unemployed, housewives) although the start of excessive drinking(More)
Motor resonance (MR) involves the activation of matching motor representations while observing others' actions. Recent research has shown that such a phenomenon is likely to be influenced by higher order variables such as social factors (e.g., ethnic group membership). The present study investigates whether and how the perception of a social threat elicited(More)
Pyogenic hepatic abscess is often a serious disease, whose rates of cure are proportional to the timeliness of treatment and the correct use of antibiotics. The final choice of antibiotics should be guided by the results of a culture. Local cultures of pus are more often positive than blood cultures. It is essential to plan an effective treatment regimen(More)
Pyogenic hepatic abscess is often a serious disease, whose rates of cure are proportional to the timeliness of treatment and the correct use of antibiotics. The final choice of antibiotics should be guided by the results of a culture. Local cultures of pus are more often positive than blood cultures It is essential to plan an effective treatment regimen(More)
Trait inference in person perception is based on observers' implicit assumptions about the relations between trait adjectives (e.g., fair) and the either consistent or inconsistent behaviors (e.g., having double standards) that an actor can manifest. This article presents new empirical data and theoretical interpretations on people' behavioral expectations,(More)
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