Salvatore Piccolo

Mauro Feola2
Enrico Lombardo2
2Mauro Feola
2Enrico Lombardo
1Alberto Bennardo
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INTRODUCTION Risk stratification in congestive heart failure (CHF) patients is based on a variety of clinical and laboratory variables. We analysed renal function, BNP, water composition, echocardiographic and functional determinations in predicting mid-term outcome in CHF patients discharged after decompensation. MATERIAL AND METHODS All subjects with(More)
BACKGROUND Acute decompensation heart failure (ADHF) remains a cause of hospitalization in patients with end-stage congestive HF. The administration of levosimendan in comparison with a standard therapy in CHF patients admitted for ADHF was analysed. MATERIAL/METHODS Consecutive patients admitted for ADHF (NYHA class III-IV) were treated with levosimendan(More)
When do competing principals independently choose to share the information obtained from their privately informed agents? Information sharing a¤ects contracting relationships within opponent organizations and induces players'strategies to be correlated via the distortions channel. We show that principals' incentives to share information depend on the nature(More)
This paper highlights the rationale for exclusive territories in a model of repeated interaction between competing supply chains. We show that with observable contracts exclusive territories have two countervailing effects on manufacturers' incentives to sustain tacit collusion. First, granting local monopolies to retailers softens competition in a one-shot(More)
We study a general equilibrium model where agents'preferences and productivity depend on their health status, and indivisible occupational choices a¤ect health risks. We show that e¢ ciency typically requires agents of the same type to obtain di¤erent expected utility when assigned to di¤erent occupations. If health mainly a¤ects production capabilities,(More)
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